Chengcui Zhang

Professor

Associate Director: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Lab

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
127 Campbell Hall
1300 University Boulevard
Birmingham AL  35294-1170
Email:   czhang02@uab.edu 
Phone: (+1)205-934-8606  Fax:(+1)205-934-5473

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Chengcui Zhang received her Ph.D. from the School of Computer Sciences at Florida International University, Miami, Florida in May 2004. She also received her Master's and Bachelor's degrees from the College of Computer Science in ZheJiang University, HangZhou, P. R. China, in March 1999 and July 1996, respectively.

 

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Research Areas

Teaching

Research Grants

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Professional Service

Students

 

Research Areas

Distributed Multimedia Database Systems, Database Management, Data Mining, GIS, Bioinformatics, Digital Library.

GA openings available!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Ph.D. Students

Song Gao (Research Assistant, co-advised with Dr. Nitesh Saxena, graduating Fall 2014)

Ligaj Pradhan (Research Assistant)

Xinpeng Liao (Research Assistant)

Pradip Chitrakar (Research Assistant)

 

Current MS Students

Niju Shrestha (Research Assistant)

Rajan Kharel (Research Assistant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D. Thesis Supervision Completed (3, including 1 women student)

Dr. Xin Chen (Aug. 2008, now with Morningstar)

o   Thesis title: Human-Centered Semantic Retrieval IN Multimedia Databases

o   Deans Award (Ph.D. category) in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics, 2008.

o   Outstanding Graduate Student (Ph.D. category) in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, 2008.

 

Dr. Lin Yang (2007-2011, co-advised with Dr. John Johnstone, now with Google)

o   Thesis title: Mining Canonical Views from Internet Image Collections

 

Dr. Wei-Bang Chen (2005-2012, Assistant Professor in Computer Sciences at Virginia State University)

o   Thesis title: Multiple Object Retrieval in Image Databases Using Hierarchical Segmentation Tree

o   Outstanding Graduate Student (Ph.D. category) in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, 2008.

 

Dr. Song Gao (2009-2014)

o   Thesis title: An Evolutionary Study of Dynamic Cognitive Game CAPTCHAs: Automated Attacks and Defenses

o   Deans Award (Ph.D. category) in the College of Arts and Sciences, 2014.

o   Outstanding Graduate Student (Ph.D. category) in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Teaching

CS615/715Multimedia Databases

CS610/710 Database System I

CS410/510Database Concepts

CS201 Intro. to Object-Oriented Programming

CS303 Algorithms/Data Structures

CS499 Senior Capstone

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Grants

1.    Nitesh Saxena (PI) and Chengcui Zhang (Co-PI), Comcast, “Secure and Usable Game CAPTCHAs,” Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015, $75,000.
2.    Olivia Affuso (PI), Chengcui Zhang (Co-I), and David Allison (Co-I), NIH RO1, “A Photographic Method for Human Body Composition Assessment,” Jun. 1, 2012 – May 31, 2017, $2,388,439.
3.    Anthony Skjellum (PI), Chengcui Zhang (Co-PI), Ragib Hasan (Co-PI), and Purushotham Bangalore (Co-PI), NSF MRI-1229282, “MRI: Development of a GPU-Enabled, Petascale Active Storage Architecture for Data-Intensive Applications in HPC and Cloud Environments,” Oct. 1, 2012 – Sep. 30, 2015, $300,000.
4.    Holly Brasher (PI), Chengcui Zhang (Co-PI), David Lowery (Co-PI), NSF IOS-1127911, “Using Computer and Information Sciences to Understand Organizational Engagement,” Aug. 15 2011 – Aug. 14, 2014, $485,920.00.
5.    Chengcui Zhang (PI), Gary Warner (Co-PI), “Development of Multi-Dimensional Analysis Techniques for eBay Fraud Detection,” eBay Inc., June 30th 2010 – June 30th, 2011, $63,058.
6.    Kent Kerley (PI), Gary Warner, Chengcui Zhang, and Purushotham Bangalore, NSF REU SMA-1004953, “REU Site: Using the Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics to Study Crime,” June 1, 2010 - May 31, 2013, $333,816.
7.    Chengcui Zhang (PI), NSF DBI-0649894, imArray-An Automated High-Performance Microarray Scanner Software Package for Microarray Image Analysis, Data Management, and Knowledge Mining, September 2007 C August 2010, $250,748.
8.    Chengcui Zhang (PI), UAB ADVANCE junior faculty research award, Automated Bacterial Colony Counting, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (award SBE-0245090), $20,000, 2008-2009.
9.    Chengcui Zhang (PI), UAB ADVANCE junior faculty research award, Automatic Vehicle Classification for Video-based Traffic Surveillance, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (award SBE-0245090), $22,418,2007-2008.
10.Chengcui Zhang (PI), IBM UIMA Award, imArray C An Integrated Data Management and Data Mining System for Microarray Data Analysis, August 2006 CAugust 2007, $19,000. (20 awardees world wide)
11.Chengcui Zhang (PI), 2005-2006 UAB ADVANCE junior faculty research award, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, $10,000.00.
12.Chengcui Zhang (PI), Faculty Development Award, Information Mining and Management for Intelligent Transportation Systems UAB, 2005-2006, $7240.00.
13.Chengcui Zhang (PI), UAB ADVANCE program of the Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (award SBE-0245090), $30,000.
14.Chengcui Zhang (PI), 2004-2005 UAB ADVANCE junior faculty research award, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (award SBE-0245090), $12,368.00.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications (DBLP List of Publications)

BOOK (IN PROGRESS)

1.    Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Srinivas Peeta, Visual Traffic Surveillance Using Spatio-temporal Analysis and Mining, Springer.

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.      Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, Thamar Solorio, and Wei-Bang Chen “A Supervised Machine Learning Approach of Extracting and Ranking Published Papers Describing Coexpression Relationships among Genes,” Edited by Özyer, Tansel; Mehr, Keivan Kian; Tan, Mehmet, Recent Trends in Information Reuse and Integration, Springer-Verlag, 2012, ISBN 978-3-7091-0737-9. [Link]

2.      Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “Handbook of Research on Dental Computing and Applications: Advanced Techniques for Clinical Dentistry.” PP. 134-145. Edited by Dr. Andriani Daskalaki, IGI Global, 2009, ISBN-10: 1605662925. [Link]

3.      Min Chen, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, Video Event Mining via Multimodal Content Analysis and Classification, Edited by Valery A. Petrushin and Latifur Khan, Multimedia Data mining and Knowledge Discovery, Springer-Verlag, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-84628-436-6. [Link]

4.      Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Chengcui Zhang, A Stochastic Content-Based Image Retrieval Mechanism, Edited by Sagarmay Deb, Multimedia Systems and Content-based Image Retrieval, pp. 302-320, Idea Group Publishing, 2004, ISBN: 1-59140-265-4. [Link]

5.      Xin Huang, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, Mining High-Level User Concepts with Multiple Instance Learning and Relevance Feedback for Content-Based Image Retrieval, Edited by Osmar R. Zaïane, Simeon J. Simoff, Chabane Djeraba, Mining Multimedia and Complex Data, pp. 50-67, Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Volume 2797, 2003, ISBN:3-540-20305-2. [Link]

6.      Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, Innovative Shot Boundary Detection for Video Indexing, Edited by Sagarmay Deb, Video Data Management and Information Retrieval, pp. 217-236, Idea Group Publishing, 2005, ISBN: 1-59140546-7. [Link]

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

1.    Jianhua Yan, Keqi Zhang, Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, and Giri Narasimhan, “Automatic Construction of 3D Building Model From Airborne LIDAR Data Through 2D Snake Algorithm,” IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(1), pp. 3-14, January, 2015.  [Impact factor: 3.47] [Link]

2.    Chengcui Zhang, Elisa Bertino, Bhavani Thuraisingham, and James Joshi, “Information Reuse, Integration, and Reusable Systems,” accepted for publication, Information Systems Frontiers, 2014. [Impact factor: 0.912]

3.    Chengcui Zhang, “A Survey of Visual Traffic Surveillance Using Spatio-Temporal Analysis and Mining,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, 4(3), 42-60, July-September, 2013. [Link]

4.    Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “An Innovative Multiple-Object Image Retrieval Framework Using Hierarchical Region Tree,International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, 4(3), 1-23, July-September, 2013. [Impact factor: 0.912] [Link]

5.    Zhan Bu, Chengcui Zhang, Zhengyou Xia and Jiandong Wang, "Discovering the latent communities in online channels with the similar-view network model and the fast parallel modularity optimization algorithm,” Knowledge-Based Systems, vol. 50, pp. 246-259, September, 2013. [Impact factor: 2.422]

6.    Zhan Bu, Chengcui Zhang, Zhengyou Xia, and Jiandong Wang, “A Fast Parallel Modularity Optimization Algorithm (FPMQA) for Community Detection in Online Social Network,” Knowledge-Based Systems, vol. 50, September 2013, pp. 246-259. [Impact factor: 2.422] [Link]

7.    Zhan Bu, Chengcui Zhang, Zhengyou Xia and Jiandong Wang, “An FAR-SW based Approach for Webpage Information Extraction”, Information Systems Frontiers, SI: Information Reuse, Integration, and Reusable Systems, February 2013, pp. 1-15. [Impact factor: 0.912] [Link]

8.    Zhan Bu, Zhengyou Xia, Jiandong Wang and Chengcui Zhang, “A Last updating evolution model for online social networks”, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 392, Issue 9, 1 May 2013, Pages 2240–2247, May 2013. [Impact factor: 1.373] [Link]

9.    Chengcui Zhang, “Ubiquitous Multimedia Engineering: The Interplay of Multiple Disciplines,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management, pp. i-iii, 3(2), April-June, 2012. [Link]

10.Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “Color Image Segmentation: From the View of Projective Clustering,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 66-82, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2012. [Link]

11.Chengcui Zhang, “Multimedia Semantics, Indexing, and Applications,” International Journal of Semantic Computing, pp. 131-134, Volume: 06, Number: 02 (June 2012). [Impact Factor: 1.8] [Link]

12.Lin Yang, Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, John Johnstone, Gary Warner, and Song Gao, “Profiling Online Auction Sellers by Image Editing Styles,” IEEE Multimedia, pp. 29-39, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Jan. 2012. [Impact Factor: 2.258] [Link]

13.Min Chen, Hongli Luo, and Chengcui Zhang, “Multimedia Semantic Computing,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 1-4, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2011. [Link]

14.Liping Zhou, Wei-Bang Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, “Authorship Detection and Encoding for Images,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 22-37, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2011. [Link]

15.Chengcui Zhang, Liping Zhou, Wen Wan, Jeffrey Birch, and Wei-Bang Chen, “An Image Clustering and Feedback-based Retrieval Framework,” International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering & Management, pp. 55-74, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2010. [Link]

16.   Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, Ranking canonical views for tourist attractions, International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 573-589, Vol. 46, No. 2-3/January, 2010. [Link] [Impact factor: 1.058]

17.   Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Xin Chen, Lin Yang, and John Johnstone, “A Multiple Instance Learning and Relevance Feedback Framework for Retrieving Abnormal Incidents in Surveillance Videos,” Journal of Multimedia, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 310-321, August, 2010. [Link] [Impact Factor: 0.8]

18.   Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, A Hybrid Framework for Protein Sequences Clustering and Classification Using Signature Motif Information, Journal of Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, Volume 16 Issue 4, pp. 353-365, December 2009. [Impact Factor: 3.451] [Link]

19.   William I. Grosky, Chengcui Zhang, and Shu-Ching Chen, Intelligent and Pervasive Multimedia Systems: Guest Editors Introduction, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, vol. 16 no. 1, pp. 14-15, Jan.-Mar., 2009. [Impact Factor: 2.258] [Link]

20.   Chengcui Zhang and Xin Chen, Semantic Retrieval of Events from Indoor Surveillance Video Databases, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol.30, Issue 12, September 2009, pp. 1067-1076. [Impact Factor: 2008: 1.559] [Link]

21.   Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Xin Chen, Richa Tiwari, Lin Yang, and Gary Warner, A Multimodal Data Mining Framework for Revealing Common Sources of Spam Images, Journal of Multimedia, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 1-20, 2009. [Link] [Impact Factor: 0.8]

22.   Ying Liu, Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Alan Sprague, Semantic Clustering for Region-based Image Retrieval, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 157-166, Feb. 2009. [Impact Factor: 1.342] [Link]

23.   Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, An Automated Bacterial Colony Counting and Classification System, Information Systems Frontiers, vol. 11. No. 4, pp. 349-368, September, 2009. [Impact Factor: 1.596] [Link]

24.   Chengcui Zhang, Xin Chen, Wei-Bang Chen, and Lin Yang, Spam Image Clustering for Identifying Common Sources of Unsolicited Emails, International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 1-20, 2009. [Link] [Impact factor: 0.38]

25.   Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, and Stuart H. Rubin, A Human-Centered Multiple Instance Learning Framework for Semantic Video Retrieval, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part C, vol. 39, issue 2, pp. 228-233, 2009. [Impact Factor: 1.375] [Link]

26.   Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Lin Yang, Xin Chen, and John Johnstone, Automatic in vivo Microscopy Video Mining for Leukocytes, SIGKDD Explorations, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 30-37, June 2007. [Impact factor: 0.58] [Link]

27.   Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, and Min Chen, LMS -- A Long Term Knowledge-Based Multimedia Retrieval System for Region-Based Image Databases, International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies (IJASS), vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 416-435, 2007. [Link]

28.   Chengcui Zhang and Xin Chen, OCRS: An Interactive Object-based Image Clustering and Retrieval System, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Special Issue on Multimedia Data Mining, Volume 35, Number 1, pp. 71-89, October 2007. [Impact factor: 1.058] [Link]

29.   Shu-Ching Chen, Stuart H. Rubin, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, A Dynamic User Concept Pattern Learning Framework for Content-Based Image Retrieval, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part C, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp. 772-783, November 2006. [Impact Factor: 2.105] [Link]

30.   Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Kanoksri Sarinnapakorn, Capturing High-Level Image Concepts via Affinity Relationships in Image Database Retrieval, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Volume 32, Number 1, pp. 73-92, January 2007. [Impact factor: 1.058] [Link]

31.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, and Min Chen, A Multimodal Data Mining Framework for Soccer Goal Detection based on Decision Tree Logic, International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Special Issue on Data Mining Applications, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 312-323, 2006. [Link] [Impact factor: 1.38]

32.   Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Chi-Min Shu, Probabilistic Semantic Network-based Image Retrieval Using MMM and Relevance Feedback, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Volume 30, Number 2, pp. 131-147, August 2006. [Impact factor: 1.058] [Link]

33.   Shu-Ching Chen, Chengcui Zhang, et al., A Web-Based Distributed System for Hurricane Occurrence Simulation, Software: Practice and Experience, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp. 549-571, May 2004. [Impact factor: 0.713] [Link]

34.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Srinivas Peeta, Chengcui Zhang, Learning-Based Spatio-Temporal Vehicle Tracking and Indexing for Transportation Multimedia Database Systems, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 154-167, September, 2003. [Impact Factor: 2.844] [Link]

35.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Srinivas Peeta, Chengcui Zhang, Spatio-Temporal Vehicle Tracking Using Unsupervised Learning-Based Segmentation and Object Tracking, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, special issue on Robotic Technologies applied to Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 50-58, March 2005, ISSN 1070-9932. (Alabama IEEE Best Paper of 2005 and 2006 Award: 1st place) [Impact Factor: 3.000] [Link]

36.   Keqi Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, Dean Whitman, Mei-Ling Shyu, Jianhua Yan, and Chengcui Zhang, A Progressive Morphological Filter for Removing Non-Ground Measurements from Airborne LIDAR Data, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 41, Issue 4, pp. 872-882, April 2003. [Impact factor: 3.157] [Link]

37.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, Jeff Strickrott, A Multimedia Data Mining Framework: Mining Information from Traffic Video Sequences, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Special Issue on Multimedia Data Mining, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 61-77, July, 2002. [Impact Factor: 1.075] [Link]

38.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, and R. L. Kashyap, Identifying Overlapped Objects for Video Indexing and Modeling in Multimedia Database Systems, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 715-734, December 2001. [Impact Factor: 2.271] [Link]

39.   Chengcui Zhang and C.-S. Yang, Adaptive Sub-band Decomposition Using Morphological Filters, Chinese Journal of IMAGE AND GRAPHICS, 2000, Vol.5, No.3, pp.191-195. [Impact Factor: 0.616] [Link]

40.   Chengcui Zhang and C.-S. Yang, Digital Images Compression Using Sub-band Decomposition With Morphological Filters, Chinese Computer Application and Research Journal, Jan., 1999. [Impact Factor: 0.428] [Link]

REFEREED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUMPROCEEDINGS

1.    Ligaj Pradhan, Chengcui Zhang, Danielle K. Powell, David B. Allison, and Olivia Affuso, “A Photo-based Approach for Assessing Body Postures and Their Association with Obesity,” accepted for publication, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Body Composition, June 11-14, 2014, Cascais, Protrugal.

2.    Ligaj Pradhan, Chengcui Zhang, Danielle K. Powell, David B. Allison, and Olivia Affuso, “Digital Photography for the Assessment of Human Body Composition,” accepted for publication, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Body Composition, June 11-14, 2014, Cascais, Protrugal.

3.    Rajan Kharel, Niju Shrestha, Chengcui Zhang, Grant Savage, and Ariel Smith, “Consolidating Client Names in the Lobbying Disclosure Database Using Efficient Clustering Techniques,” Proceedings of the 52nd Annual ACM Southeast Conference, March 28-29, 2014, Kennesaw, GA, USA. [Link]

4.    Song Gao, Manar Mohamed, Nitesh Saxena, and Chengcui Zhang, “Defeating a Game CAPTCHA with Efficient and Robost Hybrid Attacks,” accepted for publication, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Confrence on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), July 14-18, 2014, Chengdu, China. [Acceptance Rate of Full Papers: 13.78%][Link]

5.    Manar Mohamed, Niharika Sachdeva, Michael Georgescu, Song Gao, Nitesh Saxena, and Chengcui Zhang, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, Paul C. Van Oorschot and Wei-Bang Chen, “A Three-Way Investigation of a Game-CAPTCHA: Automated Attacks, Relay Attacks and Usability,” In ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security, pp. 195-206, June 2014. [Acceptance Rate: 20%][Link]

6.    Zhan Bu, Chengcui Zhang, Zhengyou Xia, and Jiandong Wang, “Current Attitude Prediction Model Based on Game Theory,” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2013), pp. 469-478, October 13-15, 2013, Nanjing, China. [Link]

7.    Olivia Affuso, Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Song Gao, Karen Keeting, Dwight W. Lewis, and David B. Allison, “Novel Image Analysis Method for Assessing Body Composition in Humans: A Pilot Study,” Proceedings of the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society, November 11-16, 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA.

8.    Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Song Gao, “Segmentation Tree Based Multiple Object Image Retrieval,” Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, pp. 214-221, December 10-12, 2012, Irvine, CA, USA. [Acceptance rate of full papers: 23%][Link]

9.    Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “An Improvement of Color Image Segmentation through Projective Clustering,” Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Information Integration and Reuse, pp. 152-158, Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 8-10, 2012. [Acceptance rate of full papers: 25%][Link]

10.Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, and Manuel Montes, “UAB at MediaEval 2011: Genre Tagging Task,” Proceedings of the MediaEval 2011 Workshop, Sep. 1-2, 2011, Pisa, Italy. [Link]

11.Richa Tiwari and Chengcui Zhang, “Video genre detection using a multimodality approach,” Proceedings of 2011 ACM Multimedia,  pp. 879-880, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, November 28 - December 1, 2011.

12.Wei-bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, “Multiple object retrieval in image databases using hierarchical segmentation tree,” Proceedings of 2011 ACM Multimedia, pp. 881-882, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, November 28 - December 1, 2011. [Link]

13.Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “Identifying Image Spam Authorship with Variable Bin-Width Histogram-based Projective Clustering,” Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2011), Jul. 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. [Accepted as a top 15% paper, and selected for oral presentation at a selection rate of 8% out of 744 submissions] [Link]

14.Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, “Efficient place recognition with canonical views,” Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2011), Jul. 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. [Accepted as a top 15% paper, and selected for oral presentation at a selection rate of 8% out of 744 submissions] [Link]

15.John David Osborne, Song Gao, Wei-bang Chen, Aleodor Andea, and Chengcui Zhang, “Machine Classification of Melanoma and Nevi from Skin Lesions,” Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC2011), pp. 100-105, Mar. 21-24, 2011, Taichun, Taiwan. [Link]

16.Song Gao, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, “A Variable Bin Width Histogram based Image Clustering Algorithm,” Proceeding of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 22-24, 2010, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. [Link]

17.Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, and Thamar Solorio, “A Supervised Machine Learning Approach of Extracting Coexpression Relationship among Genes from Literature,” Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 98-103, August 4-6, 2010, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2010. [Acceptance Rate: 33.9%][Link]

18.   Liping Zhou, Chengcui Zhang, Wen Wan, Jeffrey Birch, and Wei-Bang Chen, “An Image Clustering and Retrieval Framework Using Feedback-based Integrated Region Matching,Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, pp. 596-601, December 13-15, Miami, FL, USA, 2009. [Link]

19.   Hua Zhong, Wei-Bang Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, Classifying Fruit Fly Early Embryonic Developmental Stage Based On Embryo In Situ Hybridization Images, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, pp. 145-152, September 14-16, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2009. [Acceptance Rate: 29%] [Link]

20.   Richa Tiwari, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, Extraction of Coexpression Relationship among Genes from Biomedical Text using Dynamic Conditional Random Fields, accepted for publication, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, August 3-4, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 2009. [Link]

21.   Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, Vehicle Tracking from Disparate Views, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, pp. 534-537, June 28-July 3, Cancun, Mexico, 2009. [Link]

22.   Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Xin Chen, and Gary Warner, Revealing Common Sources of Image Spam by Unsupervised Clustering with Visual Features, Proceedings of the 2009 ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC2009), pp. 891-892, March 8-12, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2009. [Link]

23.   Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, Bacteria Colony Enumeration and Classification for Clonogenic Assay, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2008), pp. 487-488, December 15-17, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2008. [Link]

24.   Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Hua Zhong, An Unsupervised Protein Sequences Clustering Algorithm Using Functional Domain Information, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 76-81, July 13-15, 2008, Las Vegas, NV, USA. [Link]

25.   Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Wen-Lin Liu, and Chi-Bang Chen, An Automated Bacterial Colony Counting System, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing, pp. 233-240, June 11-13, 2008, Taichung, Taiwan. [Link]

26.   Liping Zhou, Dezheng Zhang, Xin Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, A Method for Semantics-based Conceptual Expansion of Ontology, Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, pp. 1583-1587, March 16-24, 2008, Fortaleza, Cear, Brazil (Acceptance Rate: 28%).[Link]

27.   Chengcui Zhang, Xin Chen, and Wei-Bang Chen, An Online Multiple Instance Learning System for Semantic Image Retrieval, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, pp. 83-84, December 10-12, Taichung, Taiwan. [Link]

28.   Lin Yang, John Johnstone, and Chengcui Zhang, A Multi-camera Approach to Vehicle Tracking based on Feature, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, pp. 79-80, December 10-12, 2007, Taichung, Taiwan. [Link]

29.   Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, Wen-Lin Liu, and Richa Tiwari, MIA: A UIMA-Based Microarray Image Analysis System, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, pp. 85-86, December 10-12, Taichung, Taiwan. [Link]

30.   Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, MIA: An Effective and Robust Microarray Image Analysis System with Unstructured Information Management Architecture, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 423-428, August 13-15, 2007, Las Vegas, NV, USA. [Link]

31.   Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Lin Yang, and Xin Chen, Detection of Leukocytes from In vivo Videos, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Pervasive Computing, pp. 68-71, October 11-13, 2007, Jeju Island, Korea. [Link]

32.   Xin Chen and Chengcui Zhang, Incident Retrieval in Transportation Surveillance Videos - An Interactive Framework, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, pp. 2186-2189, July 2-5, 2007, Beijing, China. [Link]

33.   Jianhua Yan, Keqi Zhang, Chengcui Zhang, et al. A Graph Reduction Method for 2D Snake Problems, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR07), June 18-23, 2007, Minneapolis, MN, USA. (Poster. Acceptance Rate: 28%) [Link]

34.   Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, Biological Sequence Clustering and Classification with a Hybrid Method and Dynamic Programming, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Bioinformatics and Life Science Computing (BLSC-07), pp. 684-689, May 21-23, 2007, Niagara Falls, Canada. [Link]

35.   Xin Chen and Chengcui Zhang, Vehicle Classification from Traffic Surveillance Videos at a Finer Granularity, Proceedings of 2007 ACMSIGMM International Multimedia Modeling Conference (MMM07), January 9-12, 2007, pp. 772-781, Singapore. [Link]

36.   Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Mei-Ling Shyu, Exciting Event Detection using Multi-level Multimodal Descriptors and Data Classification, Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, pp. 193-200, December 11-13, 2006, San Diego, California, USA. [Link]

37.   Xin Chen and Chengcui Zhang, An Interactive Semantic Video Mining and Retrieval Platform - Application in Transportation Surveillance Video for Incident Detection, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), pp. 129-138, December 18-22, 2006, Hong Kong, China. (Acceptance rate of regular paper < 10%, best paper nomination) [Link]

38.   Xin Anders, Chengcui Zhang, and Hong Yuan, Automatic Intravital Video Mining of Rolling and Adhering Leukocytes, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'06), special session on Machine Learning Applications in Medicine and Biology, pp. 174-179, December 14-16, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA. [Link]

39.   Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, A Robust Method for Biological Sequence Clustering, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI-2006), pp. 286-291, September 16-18, 2006, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. [Link]

40.   Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Wen-Lin Liu, An Automated Gridding and Segmentation Method for cDNA Microarray Image Analysis, the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, pp. 893- 898, June 22-23, 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. [Link]

41.   Ying Liu, Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Alan Sprague, An Interactive Region-based Image Clustering and Retrieval Platform, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2006), pp. 929-932, July 9-12, 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Selected for oral presentation: selection rate 20%) [Link]

42.   Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, and Min Chen, A Latent Semantic Indexing Based Method for Solving Multiple Instance Learning Problem in Region-based Image Retrieval, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2005), pp. 37-44, December 12-14, 2005, Irvine, California, USA. (Alabama IEEE Best Paper of 2005 and 2006 Award: 2nd place) [Link]

43.   Chengcui Zhang, Xin Chen, Min Chen, Shu-Ching Chen, and Mei-Ling Shyu, A Multiple Instance Learning Approach for Content Based Image Retrieval Using One-Class Support Vector Machine, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), July 6-8, 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Selected for oral presentation: selection rate 22%) [Link]

44.   Chengcui Zhang and Xin Chen, Region-based Image Clustering and Retrieval Using Multiple Instance Learning, Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, pp. 194-204, July 20-22, 2005, Singapore. (Selected for oral presentation: selection rate: 15.6%) [Link]

45.   Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, Affinity Relation Discovery in Image Database Clustering and Content-based Retrieval, Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia 2004 Conference, pp. 372-375, October 10-16, New York, USA. [Link]

46.   Shu-Ching Chen, Shahid Hamid, Sneh Gulati, Na Zhao, Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Paresh Gupta, A Reliable Web-based System for Hurricane Analysis and Simulation, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics 2004, pp. 5215-5220, October 10-13, 2004, Hague, The Netherlands. [Link]

47.   Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, and Mei-Ling Shyu, Multiple Object Retrieval for Image Databases Using Multiple Instance Learning and Relevance Feedback, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2004), June 27 - June 30, 2004, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. [Link]

48.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Min Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, A Decision Tree-based Multimodal Data Mining Framework for Soccer Goal Detection, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2004), June 27 - June 30, 2004, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. [Link]

49.   Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, PixSO: A System for Video Shot Detection, Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference On Multimedia, pp. 1-5, December 15-18, 2003, Singapore. [Link]

50.   Chengcui Zhang, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Srinivas Peeta, Adaptive Background Learning for Vehicle Detection and Spatio-Temporal Tracking, Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference On Multimedia, pp. 1-5, December 15-18, 2003, Singapore. [Link]

51.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Na Zhao, Chengcui Zhang, Component-Based Design and Integration of a Distributed Multimedia Management System, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI2003), pp. 485-492, October 27-29, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. [Link]

52.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, et al., Damage Pattern Mining in Hurricane Image Databases, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI2003), pp. 227-234, October 27-29, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. [Link]

53.   Shu-Ching Chen, Shahid Hamid, Sneh Gulati, Guo Chen, Xin Huang, Lin Luo, Chengjun Zhan, Chengcui Zhang (Authors are listed in alphabetical order by their last names), Information Reuse and System Integration in the Development of a Hurricane Simulation System, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI'2003), pp. 535-542, October 27-29, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. [Link]

54.   Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Chi-Min Shu, MMM: A Stochastic Mechanism for Image Database Queries, Proceedings of IEEE Fifth International Symposium on Multimedia Software Engineering (MSE2003), pp. 36-44, December 10-12, 2003, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC. [Link]

55.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Na Zhao, Chengcui Zhang, An Affinity-Based Image Retrieval System for Multimedia Authoring and Presentation, Proceedings of The 11th Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia, pp. 446-447, November 2-8, 2003 Berkeley, CA, USA. [Link]

56.   Shu-Ching Chen, Chengcui Zhang, et al., A Three-Tier System Architecture Design and Development for Hurricane Occurrence Simulation, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education (ITRE 2003), Newark, New Jersey, USA, pp. 113-117, August 10-13, 2003. [Link]

57.   Shu-Ching Chen, Sheng-Tun Li, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengjun Zhan, and Chengcui Zhang, A Multimedia Semantic Model for RTSP-Based Multimedia Presentation Systems, Proceedings of IEEE Fourth International Symposium on Multimedia Software Engineering (MSE2002), pp. 124-131, December 11-13, 2002, Newport Beach, California, USA. [Link]

58.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Wenhui Liao, and Chengcui Zhang, Scene Change Detection By Audio and Video Clues, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2002), pp. 365-368, August 26-29, 2002, Lausanne, Switzerland. [Link]

59.   Chengcui Zhang, Lin Luo, Shu-Ching Chen, and Mei-Ling Shyu, Supporting Information Reuse for Video Data Indexing by Using Color Information, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI-2001), pp. 92-96, November 27 - 29, 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. [Link]

60.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Xia Jin, Qiong Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Jeff Strickrott, A Flexible Image Retrieval and Multimedia Presentation Management System for Multimedia Databases, Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2001 Conference, pp. 601-602, September 30 - October 5, 2001, Ottawa, CANADA. [Link]

61.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, An Unsupervised Segmentation Framework for Texture Image Queries, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE Computer Society International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), pp. 569-573, October 8-12, 2001, Chicago, Illinois, USA. [Link]

62.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, and R.L. Kashyap, Video Scene Change Detection Method Using Unsupervised Segmentation and Object Tracking, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), pp. 57-60, August 22-25, 2001, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. [Link]

63.   Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, An Intelligent Framework for Spatio-Temporal Vehicle Tracking, Proceedings of the 4th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp. 213-218, August 25-29, 2001, Oakland, California, USA. [Link]

64.Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, and R. L. Kashyap, Object Tracking and Multimedia Augmented Transition Network for Video Indexing and Modeling, Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI00), pp. 428-435, November 13-15, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [Link]

REFEREED INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS

65.    Ligaj Pradhan, “A Convenient Photo-based Approach for Assessing Body Posture,” 2014 IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-Health (MUST-EH), held in conjunction with 2014 IEEE International Confernece on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), July 18, 2014, Chengdu, China. [Link]

66.    Manar Mohamed, Song Gao, Nitesh Saxena, and Chengcui Zhang, “Detecting Streaming-Enabled Game CAPTCHA Farming Using Gameplay Behavior,” 2014 Workshop on Usable Security, co-located with 2014 Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium, Feb. 23-26, San Diego, CA, USA. [Link]

67.    Zheng Cui, Keqi Zhang, Chengcui Zhang and Shu-Ching Chen, “A Multi-Pass Generation of DEM for Urban Planning,” Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Big Data Analytics in Mobile Social Networks (BigMSN), held in conjunction with 2013 CloudCom-Asia, pp. 543-548, December 16-19, 2013, Fuzhou, China. [Link]

68.    Zheng Cui, Keqi Zhang, Chengcui Zhang, Jianhua Yan, and Shu-Ching Chen, “A GUI Based LIDAR Data Processing System for Model Generation and Mapping,Proceedings of 2013 ACM International Workshop on Interacting with Maps (MapInteract’13), held in conjunction with the 21st ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, pp. 40-43, November 5, 2013, Orlando, FL, USA. [Link]

69.    Zheng Cui, Keqi Zhang, Chengcui Zhang, and Shu-Ching Chen, “A Cluster-based Morphological Filter for Geospatial Data Analysis,” Proceedings of the 2013 ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Analytics for Big Geospatial Data (BIGSPATIAL’13), held in conjunction with the 21st ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, pp. 1-7, November 5, 2013, Orlando, FL, USA. [Link]

70.    Chengcui Zhang, Rajan Kharel, Jason Britt, and Song Gao, “Image Matching for Branding Phishing Kit Images,” Proceedings of the 6th USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats, August 12, Washington, D. C., USA, 2013. [Link]

71.   Chengcui Zhang, Richa Tiwari, and Wei-Bang Chen, “A Data Mining Method to Extract and Rank Papers Describing Coexpression Predicates Semantically,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Aspects in Data Mining (SADM'09), in conjunction with the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, pp. 483-488, December 6-9, Miami, FL, USA, 2009. [Link]

72.   Chengcui Zhang and Wei-Bang Chen, Image Spam Clustering - An Unsupervised Approach, accepted for publication, Proceedings of the 2009 ACM International Workshop on Multimedia in Forensics, in conjunction with 2009 ACM International Conference on Multimedia, October 19-24, Beijing, China, 2009. [Link]

73.Chengcui Zhang and Xin Chen, Semantic Event Retrieval from Surveillance Video Databases, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (IEEE-MIPR 2008), in conjunction with IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM2008), pp. 625-630, December 15-17, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2008. [Link]

74.Ying Liu, Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Alan Sprague, Semantic Clustering for Region-based Image Retrieval, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Multimedia, in conjunction with 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, pp. 167-162, December 10-12, Taichung, Taiwan. [Link]

75.Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Shu-Ching Chen, Semantic Event Extraction Using Neural Network Ensembles, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Multimedia Systems, in conjunction with the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, pp. 575-580, September 17-19, Irvine, CA, USA. [Link]

76.Chengcui Zhang and Wei-Bang Chen, An Effective and Robust Method for Automatic Bacterial Colony Enumeration, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Multimedia Systems, in conjunction with the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, pp. 581-588, September 17-19, Irvine, CA, USA. [Link]

77.Xin Chen and Chengcui Zhang, Interactive Mining and Semantic Retrieval of Videos, Proceedings of the 2007 International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD2007), in conjunction with the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, August 12, 2007, San Jose, CA, USA. [Link]

78.Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Bang Chen, A Multiple Instance Learning Framework for Incident Retrieval in Transportation Surveillance Video Databases, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Databases and Data Management (MDDM), in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2007), pp. 75-84, April 15-20, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey. [Link]

79.Wei-Bang Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Wei-Lin Liu, An Automatic and Robust Method for Microarray Image Analysis and the Related Information Retrieval for Microarray Databases, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Databases and Data Management (MDDM), in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2007), pp. 85-94, April 15-20, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey. [Link]

80.Xin Chen and Chengcui Zhang, A Spatio-Temporal Database Model on Transportation Surveillance Videos, Proceedings of the 3rd workshop on Spatio-Temporal Database Management, in conjunction with VLDB06, pp. 17-24, September 11, 2006, Seoul, Korea. [Link]

81.Chengcui Zhang, Xin Chen, and Wei-Bang Chen, A PCA-based Vehicle Classification Framework, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Databases and Data Management (MDDM), in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2006), April 8, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Acceptance Rate: 41%) [Link]

82.Chengcui Zhang and Xin Chen, OCRS: An Interactive Object-based Image Clustering and Retrieval System, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD2005), in conjunction with the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, pp. 71-78, August 21, Chicago, USA. (Acceptance rate of regular paper: 50%) [Link]

83.Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, and Chengcui Zhang, A Unified Framework for Image Database Clustering and Content-based Retrieval, Proceedings of the Second ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases (ACM MMDB 2004), pp. 19-27, November 13, 2004, Arlington, VA, USA. [Link]

84.Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, Lin Luo, Min Chen, Detection of Soccer Goal Shots Using Joint Multimedia Features and Classification Rules, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD2003), in conjunction with the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, pp. 36-44, August 24 - 27, 2003, Washington, DC, USA. [Link]

85.Mei-Ling Shyu, Shu-Ching Chen, Min Chen, Chengcui Zhang, Kanoksri Sarinnapakorn, Image Database Retrieval Utilizing Affinity Relationships, Proceedings of the First ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases (ACM MMDB03), pp. 78-85, November 7, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. [Link]

86.Xin Huang, Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, and Chengcui Zhang, User Concept Pattern Discovery Using Relevance Feedback and Multiple Instance Learning for Content-Based Image Retrieval, Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD2002), in conjunction with the 8th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, pp. 100-108, July 23, 2002, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [Link]

87.Shu-Ching Chen, Sheng-Tun Li, Hung-Chi Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, Streaming SMIL Presentations via a Multimedia Semantic Model, Proceedings of Second International Workshop on Intelligent Multimedia Computing and Networking (IMMCN2002), pp. 919-922, March 8-12, 2002, Durham, North Carolina, USA. [Link]

88.Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Chengcui Zhang, and Jeff Strickrott, Multimedia Data Mining for Traffic Video Sequences, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD'2001), in conjunction with the Seventh ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, pp. 78-85, August 26, 2001, San Francisco, CA, USA. [Link]

REFEREED POSTERS

1.    Chengcui Zhang, Wei-Bang Chen, Richa Tiwari, Xin Chen, and Gary Warner, “Spam Image Clustering: A Novel Approach in Revealing Common Sources of Spam,” Proceedings of the 61st Annual Meeting of American Academy of Forensic Science, pp. 155-156, February 16-21, 2009, Denver, Colorado, USA. [Link]

2.    Wei-Bang Chen and Chengcui Zhang, A Two-Phase Hybrid Method for Biological Sequence Clustering, Proceedings of the 2006 LSS Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference, August 14-18, 2006, Stanford University, California, USA. [Link]

REFEREED PRESENTATION

1.    Shu-Ching Chen, Mei-Ling Shyu, Srinivas Peeta, and Chengcui Zhang, Unsupervised Automated Learning-Based Spatio-Temporal Vehicle Tracking and Indexing for Transportation Multimedia Database Systems, Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2002 Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2002, Washington DC., USA. [Link]

TECHNICAL REPORTS

1.    Manar MohamedNiharika SachdevaMichael GeorgescuSong GaoNitesh SaxenaChengcui ZhangPonnurangam KumaraguruPaul C. van Oorschot, and Wei-Bang Chen, “Three-Way Dissection of a Game-CAPTCHA: Automated Attacks, Relay Attacks, and Usability,” arXiv:1310.1540 [cs.CR], 2013. [Link]

2.    Video Shot Change Detection for Multimedia Database Systems, Shu-Ching Chen and Chengcui Zhang, Technical Report No. 2001-11,School of Computer Science, Florida International University, November, 2001. [Link]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honor and Award

2013               IEEE IRI 2013 Service Award

2012               IEEE IRI 2012 Service Award

2011               IEEE IRI 2011 Service Award

2010               IEEE MUE Outstanding Leadership Award

2010               IEEE IRI 2010 Service Award

2010               Anthony Barnard Award, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2008               IEEE IRI 2008 Service Award

2007             Anthony Barnard Award, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

2007             The first and second place awards for the 2005-2006 IEEE Alabama Section Prize Paper Competition

2006-2008    Nominated for the Anita Borg Early Career Award and Microsoft Faculty Award (one per institution)

2006              Nominated for Microsoft Junior Faculty Research Award (one per institution)

2003             The Outstanding Academic Performance Award within the Field of Information and Technology, School of Computer Science, Florida International University (2003)

2002             The Best Graduate Student Research Award, School of Computer Science, Florida International University (2002)

2000-2004    Presidential Fellowship, Florida International University

1999-2004      Research Assistant at Dept. of Computer Science, Florida International University

2002             Student Travel Grants from NSF/IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2002), $1,200.

2000-2003      Conference Funding from Graduate Student Association, Florida International University, $1250.

Professional Service & Recent Activities

IEEE Committees:

·      Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Semantic Computing

·      Secretary and Newsletter Editor, IEEE Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing

 

Journal Associate Editor:

·      International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM)

 

Guest Editor:

·      Advances in Multimedia, Special Issue on Ubiquitous Multimedia Systems in Smart Environments, 2014

·      Information Systems Frontiers, Special Issue on Information Integration and Reuse, 2013

·      International Journal of Semantic Computing Special Issue on Multimedia Semantics, 2012

·      International Journal of Multimedia and Data Engineering and Management Special Issue on Information Integration and Reuse, 2012

·      International Journal of Multimedia and Data Engineering and Management Special Issue on Multimedia Semantic Computing, 2011

·      International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management Special Issue on Semantic Multimedia Engineering and Systems, 2009

·      IEEE Multimedia Magazine Special Issue on Intelligent Pervasive Multimedia Systems, 2008

·      Fundamenta Informaticae Special Issue on Advances in Intelligent Computing and its Applications. Published under the auspices of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS), 2008

 

Journal Editorial Board:

·      The Scientific World Journal (impact factor: 1.730)

·      Journal of Advances in Multimedia

·      International Journal of  u- and e- Service, Science and Technology

·      International Journal of Computer and Informatics

·      International Journal of  Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering

·      The International Journal of Principles and Applications in Information Science and Technology

 

Proposal Reviewing:

·      2013: National Science Foundation (NSF), Panelist

·      2009: National Science Foundation (NSF), Panelist

·      2008: Assessment of Research Proposal for NSF

·      2008: Assessment of Research Proposal for Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong

 

Program general chair:

·      The 6th FTRA International Conference on Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS 2014), Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 16-18, 2014

·      2014 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2014).

·      2013 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2013).

·      2012 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2012).

·      2011 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2011).

·      2010 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE 2010).

 

Program vice chair:

·      The program vice-chair on Multimedia area at the 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Pervasive Computing (IPC-07).

 

Workshop chair:

·      The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration

·      The 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia

·      The 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia

·      The 2011 IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Multimedia Computing, held in conjunction with 2011 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing.

·      The 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia

·      The 2009 International workshop on Multimedia Semantic Computing and Systems, held in conjunction with the 2009 IEEE International conference on Semantic Computing.

·      The 2009 IEEE International Symposium of Multimedia.

·      The 2008 International Conference on Semantic Computing.

·      The 2007 International workshop on Multimedia Semantic Computing and Systems, held in conjunction with the 2007 IEEE International conference on Semantic Computing, September 17-19, 2007, Irvine, California, USA.

 

Publicity chair:

·      The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

·      The 2014 IEEE Symposium on Multimedia.

·      The 2013 International Conference on Multimedia Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE).

·      The 2013 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

·      The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

·      The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

·      The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI).

·      The 2010 IEEE Symposium on Multimedia.

·      The 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI).

·      The 2010 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

·      The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

·      The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI).

·      The 2008 IEEE Symposium on Multimedia.

·      The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI).

·      The 2007 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI).

 

Finance and Local Arrangement Co-Chairs

·      The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC).

 

Demo co-chair:

·      The 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2007).

 

Recent Program committee:

·      The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI).

·      The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI).

·      The 2014 International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP).

·      The 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (IEEE-MIPR 2013), in conjunction with IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM).

·      The 2013 International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP).

·      The 2013 IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA).

·      The 2013 IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI).

·      The 2012 ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR).

·      The 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (IEEE-MIPR 2012), in conjunction with IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM).

·      The 2012 International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP).

·      The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA).

 

Recent Journal Reviews:

·      2013: Pattern Recognition Letter

·      2013: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

·      2013: International Journal of Expert Systems with Applications

·      2013: IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Interfaces

·      2013: Scientific World Journal

·      2013: IET Image Processing

·      2013: Neural Systems

·      2013: Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

·      2013: International Journal of Cluster Computing

·      2013: Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems

·      2013: Knowledge and Information Systems

·      2013: Integrated Computer Aided Engineering

·      2012: Journal of Neural Systems

·      2012: Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems

·      2012: International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence

·      2012: International Journal on Multimedia Ubiquitous Computing

·      2012: Pattern Recognition Letter

·      2012: International Journal on Multimedia Data Engineering and Management