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Tutorials of FLINS2018/ISEK2018 will be held on 21st of August, 2018, just before the FLINS2018/ISKE2018 main conference.

Tutorial I

Title: Big Data Analysis and Our Solutions

Speaker:  Tianrui Li 


Professor and Director of Key Lab of Cloud Computing and Intelligent Technology of Sichuan Province, School of Information Science and Technology,  Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Tutorial Abstract


Short Bio: Tianrui Li received his B.S. degree, M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree from the Southwest Jiaotong University, China in 1992, 1995 and 2002 respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK • CEN), Belgium from 2005-2006, a visiting professor at Hasselt University, Belgium in 2008, the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia in 2009 and the University of Regina, Canada in 2014. And, he is presently a Professor and the Director of the Key Lab of Cloud Computing and Intelligent Technique of Sichuan Province, Southwest Jiaotong University, China.

Since 2000, he has co-edited 6 books, 10 special issues of international journals, 15 proceedings, received 5 Chinese invention patents and published over 200 research papers (e.g., IEEE TKDE, IEEE TEC, IEEE TFS, IEEE TIFS, IEEE ASLP, IEEE TIE, IEEE TC, IEEE TVT) in refereed journals and conferences (e.g., KDD, IJCAI, UbiComp). Three papers were ESI Hot Papers and fourteen papers was ESI Highly Cited Papers. His Google H-index is 32. He serves as the area editor of International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems (SCI), editor of Knowledge-based Systems (SCI) and Information Fusion (SCI), etc. He has served as IEEE ICCC2015-2018 chairs, ISKE2007-2018, CRSSC2015, CWI2014, JRS2012 program chairs, IEEE HPCC 2015, GrC 2009 program vice chairs and RSKT2008, FLINS2010 organizing chairs, etc. and has been a reviewer for several leading academic journals. He is an IRSS fellow, a distinguished member of CCF, a senior member of ACM, IEEE, CAAI, ACM SIGKDD member, Chair of IEEE CIS Chengdu Chapter, Treasurer of ACM SIGKDD China Chapter and CCF YOCSEF Chengdu Chair (2013-2014).

Over fifty graduate students (including 8 Post-Docs, 13 Doctors) have been trained. Their employment units include Microsoft Research Asia, Sichuan University, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent and Huawei. They have received 2 “Si Shi Yang Hua” Medals, Best Papers/Dissertation Awards 13 times, Champion of Sina Weibo Interaction-prediction at Tianchi Big Data Competition (Bonus 200,000 RMB), Second Place of Social Influence Analysis Contest of IJCAI-2016 Competitions.


Tutorial II

Title: Transparent Machine Learning and Decision Making via Evidential Reasoning


Lead Speaker: Jian-Bo Yang 


Professor at Decision and Cognitive Sciences Research Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9SS, United Kingdom


Other presenters: 

Professor Dong-Ling Xu,
Dr Yu-Wang Chen,
Decision and Cognitive Sciences Research Centre
The University of Manchester
Manchester M13 9SS, United Kingdom

Dr Jun Liu,
School of Computing
Ulster University at Jordanstown
Shore Road, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB
Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Tutorial Abstract and Brief CVs of Presenters