Keynote speaker

Intelligent Forensics, Big Data and Applications -
Security, Safer Transportation and Greener World in Interactive Learning Environment

Professor Patrick Wang

Professor Patrick S.P. Wang

Professor of Computer and Information Science Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA


The talk is about fundamental aspects of Intelligent Pattern Recognition (IPR) and its applications. It covers the following topics:

  • Basic Concept of Automata, Grammars, Trees, Graphs and Languages
  • Brief Overview of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Brief Overview of Pattern Recognition (PR)
  • Interactive Pattern Recognition Concept
  • Basic Principles and Applications to Computer Vision
  • Road Sign Design: Ambiguous (Dangerous and Bad) Design of Road Signs vs Unambiguous (Good) Road Signs
  • Safer Traffic and Robot Driving with Computer Vision
  • Big Data Examples
  • Greener World using Computer Vision


Brief biography of the Speaker

Prof. Patrick S.P. Wang, PhD. Fellow, IAPR, ISIBM, WASE, and IEEE & ISIBM Outstanding Achievement Awardee, is Tenured Full Professor, Northeastern University, USA, iCORE (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence) Visiting Professor, University of Calgary, Canada, Otto-Von- Guericke Distinguished Guest Professor, Magdeburg University, Germany, Zijiang Visiting Chair, ECNU, Shanghai, China, as well as honorary advisory professor of several key universities in China, including Sichuan University, Xiamen University, East China Normal University, Shanghai, and Guangxi Normal University, Guilin.

Prof. Wang received his BSEE from National Chiao Tung University (Jiaotong University), MSEE from National Taiwan University, MSICS from Georgia Institute of Technology, and PhD, Computer Science from Oregon State University.

Dr. Wang has published over 26 books, 200 technical papers, 3 USA/European Patents, in PR/AI/TV/Cybernetics/Imaging, and is currently founding Editor-in-Chief of IJPRAI (International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence) , and Book Series of MPAI, WSP. In addition to his technical interests, Dr. Wang also published a prose book, “Harvard Meditation Melody” and many articles and poems regarding Du Fu and Li Bai’s poems, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Tchaikovsky’s symphonies, and Bizet, Verdi, Puccini and Rossini’s operas.

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