IEEE Computational Intelligence Workshop 2018
Join the IEEE Executive Committee for this workshop.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest technical professional organisation dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
Join members of the Executive Committee for this workshop on Computational Intelligence where you will hear from industry experts.
James M Keller
James M Keller is the Curators’ Distinguished Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the R.L Tatum Professor at the University of Missouri. His research is centred on computational intelligence with a focus on problems in computer vision, pattern recognition, and information fusion including bioinformatics, spatial reasoning, geospatial intelligence, sensor and information analytics in technology for eldercare, and explosive hazard detection.. Jim is a recipient of the Fuzzy Systems Pioneers Award (2007) and the Meritorious Service Award (2010) from the IEEE Computation Intelligence Society. Among his many professional achievements, Jim is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow of the International Fuzzy Systems Association, and a past President of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society.
Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier is an Emeritus Director of Research of the National Centre for Scientific Research at Sorbonne University. A former head of the Computer Science Laboratory at the University Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris, Bernadette has worked on fuzzy and intelligent systems for more than 40 years. She received the 2012 IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Meritorious Service Award and the 2017 EUSFLAT Scientific Excellence Award for her contributions to the field, which include co-authoring more than 400 papers, co-editing 27 books, co-authoring 5 others, and serving as the current Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-based Systems. Bernadette is the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Vice-President for Conferences, the IEEE France Section Vice-President for Chapters, and the IEEE France Section Computational Intelligence Chapter Vice-Chair. She is an IEEE Life Fellow and an International Fuzzy Systems Association Fellow.
Hussein Abbass is a Professor in the School of Engineering and Information Technology, at UNSW-Canberra. His current research is in the area of trusted smart autonomous systems, where he designs computational intelligence algorithms for human-swarm interaction. Hussein is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, the Operational Research Society, and the Institute of Managers and Leaders of Australia (FIML); the National President of the Australian Society for Operations Research; and the Vice-president for Technical Activities (2016-2019) for the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He is also an associate editor of a number of IEEE transactions journals, including Evolutionary Computation, Cybernetics, Cognitive and Developmental Systems, Computational Social Systems; and of four other journals.
Pau-Choo (Julia) Chung
Pau-Choo is the Director General of the Department of Information and Technology Education in Taiwan’s Ministry of Education. She is an expert in computational intelligence, medical image analysis, video analysis, pattern recognition and biosignal analysis. A former Head of Department of Electrical Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, Pau-Choo was elected Distinguished Professor in 2005 and received the Distinguished Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering in 2012. She is the current Vice President for Member Activities for the IEEE CIS, an IEEE Fellow and a member of the Phi Tau Phi honour society. She is also a former associate editor of IEEE transactions on Neural Network and Learning Systems, and on Biomedical Circuits and Systems; and the former Chair of numerous IEEE groups, including the IEEE CIS Women in Engineering and the CIS Distinguished Lecturer Program.
Pablo A. Estévez
Pablo A. Estévez is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Chile and a co-founder of the Millennium Institute of Astrophysics where he leads the Astroinformatics/Astrostatistics group. His current research interests include big data, deep learning, neural networks, self-organising maps, data visualisation, feature selection, information theoretic-learning, time series analysis, and advanced signal and image processing, with a particular emphasis on the application of computational intelligence techniques to astronomical datasets and EEG signals. Pablo has been an invited researcher with the NTT Communication Science Laboratory (Kyoto) and the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Lyon), as well as a Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo. He is an IEEE Fellow and a former President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.
Nikhil R. Pal
Nikhil R. Pal is a Professor in the Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute. His research is focused on brain science, computational intelligence, machine learning and data mining. The current President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence, Nikhil is currently involved in an editorial or advisory capacity on several journals, including the International Journal of Approximate Reasoning; International Journal of Neural Systems, Fuzzy Sets and Systems; and IEEE transactions on Fuzzy Systems and Cybernetics. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India; the Indian National Academy of Engineering; the Indian National Science Academy; the International Fuzzy Systems Association; the World Academy of Sciences; and the IEEE, USA. In 2015, he received the Computational Intelligence Society Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award.
|9.15am||Welcome & Opening||Prof. Jie Lu, UTS|
|9.25am||The open world classification problem: making neural networks say don’t know||Nikhil R. Pal|
|9.55am||Fuzzy approaches of information quality||Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier|
|10.25am||Big data challenges and deep learning applications to astronomy||Pablo A. Estévez|
|11.10am||Recognition technology: Lotfi’s look to the future from the late 1990s||Jim Keller|
|11.40am||An overview to deep learning development||Pau-Choo (Julia) Chung|
|12.10pm||Characterising human and autonomous systems behaviour in deceptive and noisy environments||Hussein Abbass|