Distinguished Lecture Series 2015/16 - Prof. Xiaofang Zhou
Prof. Xiaofang Zhou from The University of Queensland visited the Department and delivered a Distinguished Lecture on “Making Sense of Spatial Trajectories” on 29 June 2016. Prof. Zhou introduced spatial trajectory data for big data analytics and talked about recent advances in trajectory data management and trajectory mining in the context of machine-to-machine data processing. The lecture was full of constructive interaction and well received.
Professor Xiaofang Zhou is a Professor of Computer Science at The University of Queensland, Australia, leading the Data and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) Group at UQ. His research focus is to find effective and efficient solutions for managing, integrating and analyzing very large amount of complex data for business, scientific and personal applications. He has been working in the area of spatial and multimedia databases, data quality, high performance database systems and data mining. He is a Program Committee Chair for IEEE ICDE 2013, CIKM 2016 and a General Chair of ACM Multimedia 2015. He has been an Associate Editor of The VLDB Journal, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, World Wide Web Journal, Distributed and Parallel Databases, and IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin. He is the current Chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering (TCDE).