On Text Analysis and Its Applications
Speaker:Prof. Raymond WONG
School of Computer Science & Engineering
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Australia
Date & Time:14 Dec 2018 (Friday) 11:00 - 12:00
Venue:E11-4045 (University of Macau)
Organized by:Department of Computer and Information Science

Abstract

Due to the increasing computation power and availability of big text data, text analysis research, such as text mining, natural language processing, and sentiment analysis, has drawn significant attention from both research and industry communities. This seminar presents and summarizes our recent research findings in the area of text analysis, and shares our experience in several related applications.

Biography

Raymond Wong is an Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. From 2005-2011, he founded and led the Data Management Program at NICTA (the largest ICT organization in Australia), and was a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2011-13. Raymond co-founded several companies including Cohesive Data Inc that have successfully exited. He has also been involved in numerous technology fund raising, M&A, and patent valuation activities. His technical expertise lies in database systems, big data, machine learning and NLP. He has published more than 200 research publications and 2 US patents in these areas. He has also supervised 20 PhD students to completion. He received his BSc from Australian National University; MPhil and PhD from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology; and did his Postdoc at UCLA and Stanford University.