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Dr. CHEUNG, William Kwok Wai 張國威
B.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Head and Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science

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William K. Cheung is an Associate Professor and Head in the Computer Science Department, Hong Kong Baptist University. He received the BSc and MPhil degrees in electronic engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the PhD degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  He has served as programme committee members and co-chairs of a number of international conferences/workshops for areas including web intelligence, e-commerce, data mining, intelligent systems, etc. He is currently the Managing Editor of the IEEE Intelligent Informatics Bulletin.

Research Interests

  • Probabilistic modeling
  • Collaborative information filtering
  • Web/text/network mining
  • Distributed and privacy-preserving data analysis
  • Health informatics
  • e-Learning applications

Selected Publications

  • Q. Bao, W.K. Cheung, Y. Zhang and J. Liu. A Component-based Diffusion Model with Structural Diversity for Social Networks, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 47. No. 4, pp.1078-1089, 2017
  • Q. Bao, W.K. Cheung, J. Liu. Inferring motif-based diffusion models for social networks, Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16), pp.3677-3683, July, 2016
  • L. Liu, W.K. Cheung, X. Lin, L. Liao. Aligning users across social networks using network embedding, Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16), pp.1774-1780, July, 2016
  • Y. Zhang, W.K. Cheung and J. Liu, “A Unified Framework for Epidemic Prediction based on Poisson Regression,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27. No. 11, pp.2878-2892, 2015
  • C. Li, W.K. Cheung, Y. Ye, X. Zhang, D. Chu, X. Li, The Author-Topic-Community Model for Author Interest Profiling and Community Discovery, Knowledge and Information Systems, Vol. 44, No., 2, pp.358-383, 2015
  • K. Liu, W.K. Cheung and J. Liu, Detecting Multiple Stochastic Network Motifs in Network Data, Knowledge and Information Systems, Vol. 42, No., 1, pp.49-74, 2015
  • J. Zeng, W.K. Cheung, J. Liu, "Learning Topic Models by Belief Propagation," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 35(5), May 2013, 1121-1134
  • N. Zhou, W.K. Cheung, G. Qiu, X. Xue, "A Hybrid Probabilistic Model for Unified Collaborative and Content-Based Image Tagging," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 33(7), July 2011, 1281-1294
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