Speaker: Jiawei Han, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Short Bio: Jiawei Han (Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, 1985), Director of Intelligent Database Systems Research Laboratory, and Endowed University Professor, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada. He has conducted research in the areas of data mining, data warehousing, spatial data mining, Web mining, multimedia data mining, deductive and object-oriented databases, and logic programming, with over 150 journal and conference publications. He is a project leader of the Canada NCE/IRIS-3 project "Building, Querying, Analyzing, and Mining Data Warehouses on the Internet" (1998-2002). He has served or is currently serving in the program committees of over 50 international conferences and workshops, including SIGMOD'99, SIGKDD'99 (tutorial chairman), SIGMOD'2000 (demo chairman), EDBT'2000, and VLDB'2000. He has also been serving as an editor for IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, and Journal of Intelligent Information Systems. He is a co-author of the upcoming textbook: "Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques" by Morgan Kaufmann.
Host: Donald Bitzer, Computer Science, NCSU
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