Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Chin-Chen Chang
Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Professor C.C. Chang obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from National Chiao Tung University. He's first degree is Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and master degree is Master of Science in computer and decision sciences. Both were awarded in National Tsing Hua University. Dr. Chang served in National Chung Cheng University from 1989 to 2005. His current title is Chair Professor in Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Feng Chia University, from Feb. 2005.
Prior to joining Feng Chia University, Professor Chang was an associate professor in Chiao Tung University, professor in National Chung Hsing University, chair professor in National Chung Cheng University. He had also been Visiting Researcher and Visiting Scientist to Tokyo University and Kyoto University, Japan. During his service in Chung Cheng, Professor Chang served as Chairman of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Dean of College of Engineering, Provost and then Acting President of Chung Cheng University and Director of Advisory Office in Ministry of Education, Taiwan.
Professor Chang's specialties include, but not limited to, data engineering, database systems, computer cryptography and information security. A researcher of acclaimed and distinguished services and contributions to his country and advancing human knowledge in the field of information science, Professor Chang has won many research awards and honorary positions by and in prestigious organizations both nationally and internationally. He is currently a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IEE, UK. On numerous occasions, he was invited to serve as Visiting Professor, Chair Professor, Honorary Professor, Honorary Director, Honorary Chairman, Distinguished Alumnus, Distinguished Researcher, Research Fellow by universities and research institutes. He also published over 1,100 papers in Information Sciences. In the meantime, he participates actively in international academic organizations and performs advisory work to government agencies and academic organizations.

Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Tatsuya Yamazaki
Niigata University, Japan

Tatsuya Yamazaki received the B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in information engineering from Niigata University, Niigata, Japan, in 1987, 1989 and 2002, respectively. He joined Communications Research Laboratory (at present, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) as a researcher in 1989. Since August 2013, he has been with the Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University, Niigata, where he is currently a Professor. Currently, he is also the director at the Big Data Activation Research Center of Niigata University. From 1992 to 1993 and 1995 to 1996 he was a visiting researcher at the National Optics Institute, Canada. From 1997 to 2001 he was a senior researcher at ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories. His research interests include pattern recognition, statistical image processing, sensing data analysis, and communication service quality management. He served as general co-chair of IEEE Workshop on Knowledge Media Networking (KMN'02) and general chair of the 5th International Conference On Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST 2007). He is a member of the IEEE, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, the Information Processing Society of Japan, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence.