Yain Whar SI, Lawrence池英華
Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications | Working Experience | Major Awards and Honors | Teaching | Research | Publications | Supervision | Services | Professional Affiliations | Contact Details


Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Information Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Australia (2005)
  • M.Sc. in Software Engineering, University of Macau (1997)
  • B.Sc. in Software Engineering, University of Macau (1994)

Working Experience

  • 16 August 2018 – Present:
    Associate Professor, University of Macau.

  • 01 September 2005 – 15 August 2018:
    Assistant Professor, University of Macau.

  • 01 August 2015 – Present:
    Fellow, Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College, University of Macau.

  • 01 August 2013 – 31 July 2015:
    Associate Master and Chief of Students, Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College, University of Macau.

  • 01 September 2010 – 31 July 2013:
    Fellow, Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College, University of Macau.

  • 01 February 1998 – 31 August 2005:
    Lecturer, University of Macau.

  • 01 September 1995 – 31 January 1998:
    Teaching Assistant, University of Macau.

  • 01 January 1995 – 31 August 1995: 
    Research Assistant, University of Macau.

Major Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award in Theoretical Contribution: “Trend Following with Float-encoding Genetic Algorithm”, Proceedings of the Advanced Techniques on Data Analytics and Data Visualization Workshop, held in conjunction with Seventh International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2012), Macau, China, pp. 173-176, IEEE Press.
  • Best Student Paper Award, for the paper: “Specification of Composite Trading Activities in Supply Chain Management”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on E-Technology, E-Commerce and E-Services (EEE 2005), Hong Kong, China, 2005, pp. 315-322, IEEE Press.

Teaching

M.Sc. Courses

  1. Internet Security and Cryptography
  2. Principles and Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  3. Advanced Topics in Computer Science I
  4. Introduction to Business Process Management
  5. Computer Science Seminars
  6. Fundamentals of Software Engineering
  7. Information Systems Development Methodologies

B.Sc. Courses

  1. Computers in Modern Society
  2. Programming Science
  3. Algorithms and Data Structure I
  4. Algorithms and Data Structure II
  5. Information Systems Analysis and Design
  6. Artificial Intelligence I
  7. Artificial Intelligence II
  8. Information Security
  9. Advanced Topic in Computer Science (Business Process Management)
  10. Software Engineering Principles

Research

Research Groups

Research Interests

  • Financial Technology (FinTech)
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Data Analytics
  • Information Visualization
  • Business Process Management

Recent Research Projects

  • “Force-directed Algorithms for Visualization of Large-Scale Dynamic Graphs”, MYRG2019-00136-FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 01/01/2020 – 31/12/2021, Principal Investigator.
  • “Visualising Crowdsourced Health Information”, MYRG2018-00246-FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 20/02/2017- 19/02/2019, Principal Investigator.
  • “Boundary Node Detection and Unfolding of Complex Non-convex ad hoc Networks”, MYRG2017-00029-FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, February 2017 – February 2019, Principal Investigator.
  • “Segmentation and Distance Calculation for Chart Pattern Matching in Financial Time Series”, MYRG2016-00148-FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, March 2016 – February 2018, Principal Investigator.
  •  “Chart Pattern Matching in Financial Time Series”, MYRG2015-00054-FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2015 – December 2016, Principal Investigator.
  • “User Sentiment Measurement on the Mobile platform share and Re-shared perspective of products in Global Social Commerce”, June 2014 – June 2015, Co-researcher, Sunway University, Malaysia.
  • “Methods for Composition and Selection of User Defined Strategies for Financial Trading “, MYRG041(Y1-L1)-FST13-SYW, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2013 – December 2014, Principal Investigator.
  • “Resource Assignment in Business Process Simulation, Performance Monitoring during Process Enactment, and Change Management for Process Improvement”, RG074/09-10S/SYW/FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2010 – December 2011, Principal Investigator.
  • “Hidden Cluster Detection and Visual Data Mining Framework for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management II”, RG073/09-10S/SYW/FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2010 – December 2011, Principal Investigator.
  • “Real-time Data Stream Mining”, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2010 – December 2011, Co-Principal Investigator.
  • “Elevator Control and Monitoring System”, funded by Macau Hualong Elevator Company Limited, January 2008 – December 2008, Principal Investigator (for Centralized Control System).
  • “Hidden Cluster Detection and Visual Data Mining Framework for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management”, RG055/06-07S/SYW/FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2007 – December 2007, Principal Investigator.
  • “Audit Trail Data Management, Intelligent Deadline Escalation, and Exception Prediction in Workflows”, RG056/06-07S/SYW/FST, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2007 – December 2007, Principal Investigator.
  • “Vdeap: Visualization, Detection and Extraction of Suspicious Physical Access Patterns”, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, March 2005 – August 2006, Co-Principal Investigator.

Publications

University of Macau staff is/are indicated with italic. University of Macau students is/are indicated with underline.

Refereed Journal Papers

2020

    1. Jiawei Lu, Yain-Whar Si. “Clustering-Based Force-Directed Algorithms for 3D Graph Visualization”, The Journal of Supercomputing, Springer, Accepted and to appear.
    2. Yuqing Wan, Raymond Yiu Keung Lau , Yain-Whar Si, “Mining subsequent trend patterns from financial time series”, International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing, World Scientific, Accepted and to appear. [PDF]

2019

    1. Weilong HuYain-Whar SiSimon Fong, Raymond Yiu Keung Lau“A formal approach to candlestick pattern classification in financial time series”, Applied Soft Computing, Volume 84, Elsevier, 2019. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    2. Xueyuan GongSimon FongYain-Whar Si. “Fast Fuzzy Subsequence Matching Algorithms on Time-series”, Expert Systems with Applications, 116: 275-284, Elsevier, 2019. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    3. Se-Hang CheongYain-Whar Si. “Force-directed algorithms for schematic drawings and placement: A survey”, Information Visualization, Accepted and to appear, Sage, 2019. (SCIE: Q3) [PDF]

2018

    1. Se-Hang CheongYain-Whar Si. “CWBound: Boundary Node Detection Algorithm for Complex Non-convex Mobile ad hoc Networks”, The Journal of Supercomputing, 74(10):5558-5577, Springer, 2018. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    2. Jiajun ZhuYuqing WanYain-Whar Si. “A Language for Financial Chart Patterns”, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 17(05):1537-1560, World Scientific, 2018. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    3. Yain-Whar SiVeng-Ian Chan, Marlon Dumas, Defu Zhang. “A Petri Nets Based Generic Genetic Algorithm Framework for Resource Optimization in Business Processes”, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 86:72-101, Elsevier, 2018. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    4. Jingyuan LiuYain-Whar Si, Defu Zhang, Ligang Zhou. “Trend Following in Financial Time Series with Multi-objective Optimization”, Applied Soft Computing, 66:149-167, Elsevier, 2018. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    5. Xueyuan GongSimon FongYain-Whar Si. “Fast Multi-subsequence Monitoring on Streaming Time-series Based on Forward-propagation”. Information Sciences, 450:73-88, Elsevier, 2018. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    6. Se-Hang CheongYain-Whar Si. “Boundary Node Detection and Unfolding of Complex Non-Convex ad hoc Networks”, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 14(1), ACM, 2018. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    7. Defu Zhang, Yain-Whar Si, Furong Ye, Qisen Cai. “A Hybrid Swarm Algorithm Based on ABC and AIS for 2L-HFCVRP”, Applied Soft Computing, 64:468-479, Elsevier, 2017. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    8. Se-Hang CheongYain-Whar SiLeong-Hou U. “Saving Lives: Design and Implementation of Lifeline Emergency Ad Hoc Network”, International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, Accepted and to appear. (ESCI, Scopus) [PDF]

2017

    1. Se-Hang CheongYain-Whar Si. “Accelerating the Kamada-Kawai Algorithm for Boundary Detection in a Mobile ad hoc Network”, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 13(1): 3:1-3:29, ACM, 2017. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    2. Yuqing WanYain-Whar Si. “A Formal Approach to Chart Patterns Classification in Financial Time Series”, Information Sciences, 411:151-175, Elsevier, 2017. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    3. Yuqing WanYain-Whar Si. “Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System for Chart Pattern Matching In Financial Time Series”, Applied Soft Computing, 57:1-18, Elsevier, 2017. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    4. Yuqing WanYain-Whar Si. “A Hidden Semi-Markov Model For Chart Pattern Matching In Financial Time Series”, Soft Computing, 1-20, Springer, 2017. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    5. Ligang Zhou, Yain-Whar Si, Hamido Fujita. “Predicting the Listing Statuses of Chinese-listed Companies Using Decision Trees Combined with an Improved Filter Feature Selection Method”, Knowledge-Based Systems, 128:93-101, Elsevier, 2017. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF] 
    6. Defu Zhang, Sifan Cai, Furong Ye, Yain-Whar Si, Trung Thanh Nguyen. “A Hybrid Algorithm for a Vehicle Routing Problem with Realistic Constraints”, Information Sciences, 394: 167-182, Elsevier, 2017. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    7. Hongteng Wu, Stephen C. H. Leung, Yain-Whar Si, Defu Zhang, Adi Lin. “Three-stage Heuristic Algorithm for Three-dimensional Irregular Packing Problem”. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 41: 431-444, Elsevier, 2017. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]

2016

    1. Xueyuan GongYain-Whar SiSimon FongRobert P. Biuk-Aghai. “Financial Time Series Pattern Matching with Extended UCR Suite and Support Vector Machine”. Expert Systems with Applications, 55 (2016): 284-296, Elsevier, 2016. (SCIE: Q1)  [PDF]
    2. Yuqing WanXueyuan GongYain-Whar Si. “Effect of segmentation on financial time series pattern matching”, Applied Soft Computing, Volume 38, January 2016: 346-359, Elsevier, 2016. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    3. Yain-Whar SiKin-Kuan HoiRobert P. Biuk-AghaiaSimon Fong, Defu Zhang. “Run-Based Exception Prediction for Workflows”, The Journal of Systems & Software, Volume 113, March 2016: 59-75, Elsevier, 2016. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    4. Can Huang, Defu Zhang, Yain-Whar Si, Stephen C. H. Leung. “Tabu search for the real-world carpooling problem”. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, 32(2): 492-512, Springer, 2016. (SCIE: Q3)  [PDF]
    5. Defu Zhang, Yuxin Che, Furong Ye, Yain-Whar Si, Stephen C. H. Leung. “A hybrid algorithm based on variable neighbourhood for the strip packing problem”. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, 32(2): 513-530, Springer, 2016. (SCIE: Q3) [PDF]

2015

    1. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiMuye Yang, Patrick Cheong-Iao Pang, Wai Hou AoSimon FongYain-Whar Si. “A map-like visualisation method based on liquid modelling”, Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Volume 31, Part A, December 2015, 87-103, Elsevier, 2015. (SCIE: Q3) [PDF]
    2. Bili Chen, Yangbin Lin, Wenhua Zeng, Defu Zhang, Yain-Whar Si. “Modified differential evolution algorithm using a new diversity maintenance strategy for multi-objective optimization problems”. Applied Intelligence, 43(1): 49-73, Springer, 2015. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
    3. Zhen You, Yain-Whar Si, Defu Zhang, Xiangxiang Zeng, Stephen C. H. Leung, Tao Li. “A decision-making framework for precision marketing”.  Expert Systems with Applications, 42(7): 3357-3367, Elsevier, 2015. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    4. Simon FongRobert P. Biuk-AghaiYain-Whar Si, Bee Wah Yap. (02/2015). “A Lightweight Data Pre-Processing Strategy with Fast Contradiction Analysis for Incremental Classifier Learning”. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015. pp. 1-11. (SCIE:Q3) [PDF]

2014

    1. Yain-Whar Si, Marlon Dumas, Ka-Leong Chan. “Evaluation of trade-offs between workflow escalation strategies”, Concurrent Engineering-Research and Applications, 22(1): 77-88, SAGE Publications, 2014. (SCIE: Q4) [PDF]
    2. Shaohui Hong, Defu Zhang, Hoong Chuin Lau, Xiangxiang Zeng, Yain-Whar Si. “A hybrid heuristic algorithm for the 2D variable-sized bin packing problem”. European Journal of Operational Research, 238(1): 95-103, Elsevier, 2014. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    3. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiCheong-Iao PangYain-Whar Si. “Visualizing large-scale human collaboration in Wikipedia”, Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 31, 120-133, Elsevier, 2014. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]

2013

    1. Yain-Whar SiJiangling Yin. “OBST-based segmentation approach to financial time series”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 26(10), 2581-2596, Elsevier, 2013. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]
    2. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiRoy Chi Kit ChanYain-Whar SiSimon Fong. “Visualizing Recent Changes in Wikipedia”, Science China Information Sciences, 65(5): 1-15, Springer, 2013. (SCIE: Q3)

2012

    1. Ka I PunYain-Whar SiKin-Chan Pau. “Key Performance Indicators for Traffic Intensive We-enabled Business Processes”, Business Process Management Journal, 18(2), 250-283, Emerald, 2012. (ESCI, SCOPUS) [PDF]
    2. Simon FongYain-Whar SiJackie Tai. “Trend Following Algorithms in Automated Derivatives Market Trading”, Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (2012), 11378-11390, Elsevier, 2012. (SCIE: Q1) [PDF]

2011 – 2005

  1. Simon FongJackie TaiYain-Whar Si. “Trend Following Algorithms for Technical Trading in Stock Market”. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence (JETWI), 3(2), 136-145, May 2011, Academy Publisher, 2011. (ProQuest) [PDF]
  2. Iok-Fai LeongYain-Whar SiRobert P. Biuk-Aghai. “Critical Path Based Approach for Predicting Temporal Exceptions in Resource Constrained Concurrent Workflows”, International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering (IJITWE), 5(3), 27-48, IGI Global, 2010. (ESCI, EI, SCOPUS) [PDF]
  3. Yain-Whar SiSio-Fan Lou. “Fuzzy Adaptive Agent for Supply Chain Management”. Web Intelligence and Agent Systems, 7(2), 173-194, IOS Press, 2009. (ESCI, SCOPUS) [PDF]
  4. Yain-Whar Si, David Edmond, Marlon Dumas, Chan U. Chong. “Strategies in Supply Chain Management for the Trading Agent Competition”. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 6(4), 369-382, Elsevier, 2007. (SCIE: Q2) [PDF]
  5. Yain-Whar Si, David Edmond, Marlon Dumas, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede. “Specification and execution of composite trading activities”. Electronic Commerce Research, 7(3-4), 221-263, Springer Netherlands, 2007. (SSCI: Q3) [PDF] (Extended version is available as a technical report)
  6. Yain-Whar Si, David Edmond, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Marlon Dumas.  “Orchestrating Interrelated Trading Activities”. International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM), 1(1), 12-25, Inderscience Publishers, 2005. (SCOPUS, ProQuest) [PDF]

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Qi-Qiao He, Patrick Cheong-Iao Pang, Yain-Whar Si. “Transfer Learning for Financial Time Series Forecasting”, Proceedings of the 16th Pacific Rim International Conference On Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2019), pp 24-36, Springer, 2019. [PDF]
  2. Se-Hang CheongYain-Whar Si. “Snapshot Visualization of Complex Graphs with Force-directed Algorithms”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Knowledge (ICBK), pp. 139-145, IEEE Press, 2018. [PDF]
  3. Simon FongRobert P. Biuk-AghaiYain-Whar Si. “Lightweight Feature Selection Methods Based on Standardized Measure of Dispersion for Mining Big Data”. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing. Nadi, Fiji, IEEE Press, 2016. [PDF]
  4. Huan Chan, Furong Ye, Yain-Whar Si. “A Hybrid Algorithm for Strip Packing Problem with Rotation Constraint”. The 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications (ICIEA 2016), 2016 MATEC Web Conf. Volume 68, 2016. Hong Kong. [PDF]
  5. Xueyuan GongYain-Whar SiSimon Fong, Sabah Mohammed. “NSPRING: Normalization-supported SPRING for Subsequence Matching on Time Series Streams”. Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Informatics. Budapest, IEEE Press, 2014. [PDF]
  6. Shanhong Wan, Defu Zhang, Yain-Whar Si. “Evolutionary Computation with Multi-variates Hybrid Multi-order Fuzzy Time Series for Stock Forecasting”. Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 17th International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE 2014), pp. 217-223, IEEE Press, 2014. [PDF]
  7. Xueyuan GongYain-Whar Si. “Comparison of Subsequence Pattern Matching Methods for Financial Time Series”. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS 2013), pp 154-158, IEEE Press, 2013. [PDF]
  8. Hang YangSimon FongYain-Whar Si. “Multi-objective Optimization for Incremental Decision Tree Learning”, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery, DaWaK 2012, pp. 217-228, 2012. [PDF]
  9. Yain-Whar SiSe-Hang CheongSimon FongRobert P. Biuk-AghaiTat-Man Cheong. “A Layered Approach to Link Analysis and Visualization of Event Data”, Proceedings of the Advanced Techniques on Data Analytics and Data Visualization Workshop, held in conjunction with Seventh International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2012), Macau, pp. 182-185, IEEE Press, 2012. [PDF]
  10. Se-Hang CheongKai-Ip LeeYain-Whar SiLeong Hou U. “Lifeline: Emergency Ad Hoc Network”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS’2011), pp. 283-289, IEEE Press, 2011.  [PDF]
  11. Jiahua LuoYain-Whar SiSimon Fong. “Trend Following with Float-encoding Genetic Algorithm”, Proceedings of the Advanced Techniques on Data Analytics and Data Visualization Workshop, held in conjunction with Seventh International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2012), Macau, pp. 173-176, IEEE Press, 2012. [PDF]
  12. Ngai Weng TangYain-Whar Si. “An Object-based Approach to Customizable Workflow Monitoring”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent Systems (ICIS 2011), Vol 3, pp. 98-103, IEEE Press, 2011. [PDF]
  13. Marlon Dumas, Kam-seng Ho, Luciano García-bañuelos, Yain-whar Si. “Extended Choice Relation Framework for Workflow Testing”, Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Programming Languages and Software Tools, Tools (SPLST 2011), Tallinn, October 2011, pp. 236-247, 2011. [PDF]
  14. Veng-Ian ChanYain-Whar Si. “Simulation-based Evaluation of Resource Allocation Strategies for Archival Management Workflow: the Macau Case”. Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2010), pp. 338-344, Shanghai, China, IEEE Press, 2010. [PDF]
  15. Tat-Man CheongYain-Whar Si. “Event-based Approach to Money Laundering Data Analysis and Visualization”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Visual Information Communication (VINCI ’10), Beijing, China, ACM Press, DOI=10.1145/1865841.1865869, 2010. [PDF]
  16. Jiangling YinYain-Whar SiZhiguo Gong. “Financial Time Series Segmentation Based on Turning Points”, Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on System Science and Engineering, pp. 394-399, Macau, China, IEEE Press, 2011. [PDF]
  17. Hongbin Wang, Zhiyi Fang, Simon FongYain-Whar SiLiyang Liu. “Experimental Research on DFA-Based MLML IDS Security Evaluation”, Proceedings of the 2011 Eight International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, pp. 370-375, IEEE Press, 2011.
  18. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiYain-Whar SiSimon FongPeng-Fan Yan. “Security in Physical Environments: Algorithms and System for Automated Detection of Suspicious Activity”. Proceedings of the Workshop on Behavior Informatics (Bi’2010) – 14th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2010), pp. 21-24, Hyderabad, India, 2010. [PDF]
  19. Simon FongYain-Whar SiRobert P. Biuk-Aghai. “Applying a Hybrid Model of Neural Network and Decision Tree Classifier for Predicting University Admission”. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information, Communication, and Signal Processing (ICICS2009), Macau, China, 2009. [PDF]
  20. Ka-Leong ChanYain-Whar Si, Marlon Dumas. “Simulation-based Evaluation of Workflow Escalation Strategies”. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2009), pp. 75-82, Macau, China, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  21. Veng-Ian ChanYain-Whar Si. “Development of an Archival Management Workflow: the Macau Case”. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (IEEE APSCC 2009), pp. 422-429, Singapore, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  22. Iok-Fai LeongYain-Whar Si. Temporal Exception Prediction for Loops in Resource Constrained Concurrent Workflows. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2009), pp. 310-315, Macau, China, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  23. Iok-Fai LeongYain-Whar SiSimon FongRobert P. Biuk-Aghai. “Critical Path Based Approach for Predicting Temporal Exceptions in Resource Constrained Concurrent Workflows”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Applications of Information Management and Integration in Digital Ecosystems (AIIDE 2009)held in conjunction with The 11th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2009), pp 697-703, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ACM Press, 2009. [PDF]
  24. Ka I PunYain-Whar Si. “Audit Trail Analysis for Traffic Intensive Web Applications”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Service-Oriented Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence (SOKMBI 2009), held in conjunction with 2009 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, ICEBE ’09, pp 577-582Macau, China, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  25. Yain-Whar SiYi-Yang YangWai-Leong LeongSio-Meng LeongChi-Iong Wong. “Event-driven Elevator Testing, Control, Monitoring, and Maintenance”. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008), pp. 3564-3569, Singapore, IEEE Press, 2008. [PDF]
  26. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiSimon FongYain-Whar Si. “Design of a Recommender System for Mobile Tourism Multimedia Selection”. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet Multimedia Services Architecture and Applications (IMSSA-08), Bangalore, India (ISBN 978-1-4244-2685-0), 2008. [PDF]
  27. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiLibby Veng-Sam TangSimon Fong and Yain-Whar Si. “Wikis As Digital Ecosystems: An Analysis Based on Authorship”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE-DEST2009), pp. 228-233, Istanbul, Turkey, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  28. Yang HangSimon FongYain-Whar SiRobert P. Biuk-Aghai. “Simulating Competition Schemes in Agent-mediated Supply Chain Ecosystems”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE-DEST2009), pp. 216-221, Istanbul, Turkey, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  29. Kan-Ion LeongYain-Whar SiRobert P. Biuk-AghaiSimon Fong. “Contact Tracing in Healthcare Digital Ecosystems for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE-DEST2009), pp. 210-215, Istanbul, Turkey, IEEE Press, 2009. [PDF]
  30. Ka I PunKin-Chan PauYain-Whar Si. “Modelling Support for Simulating Traffic Intensive Web Applications”. Proceedings of the International Workshop on E-Commerce, Business, and Services (ECBS 2008), pp. 512-516, Sydney, Australia, IEEE Press, 2008. [PDF]
  31. Kin-Chan PauYain-Whar Si, Marlon Dumas. “Data Warehouse Model for Audit Trail Analysis in Workflows”. Proceedings of the Student Workshop of 2007 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2007), Hong Kong, China, 2007. [PDF]
  32. Yi-Yang YangYain-Whar SiWai-Leong Leong. “Data Warehousing Massive Real-time Elevator Signals and Maintenance Records”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2008), Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, 2008. [PDF]
  33. Sio-Fan LouYain-Whar Si. “Fuzzy Adaptive Agent for Supply Chain Management”. Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT-06), Hong Kong, China, pp. 313-320, IEEE Press, 2006. [PDF]
  34. Francisco OliveiraYain-Whar Si. “Strategic Issues in Trading Agent Competition: TAC-Classic”. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems in E-Business: Concepts, Technologies and Applications (MASeB’06), pp. 518-522, Hong Kong, China, IEEE Press, 2006. [PDF]
  35. Peng-Fan YanRobert P. Biuk-AghaiSimon FongYain-Whar Si. “Detection of Suspicious Patterns in Secure Physical Environments”. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA 2007), Harbin, China, pp. 40-45, Macquarie Scientific Publishing, Sydney, Australia, (ISBN 0-9803-2671-0), 2007. [PDF]
  36. Yain-Whar Si, David Edmond, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Marlon Dumas, Chan U. Chong. “Specification of Composite Trading Activities in Supply Chain Management”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on E-Technology, E-Commerce and E-Services (EEE 2005), Hong Kong, China, pp. 315-322, IEEE Press, 2005. (Best Student Paper Award) [PDF]
  37. Yain-Whar Si, David Edmond, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Marlon Dumas. “A Model for the Configurable Composition and Synchronization of Complex Trading Activities”. Proceedings of the 2003 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Melbourne, Florida, USA, pp. 595-602, ACM Press, 2003. [PDF]
  38. Yain-Whar Si, David Edmond, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Marlon Dumas. “Property Propagation Rules for Prioritizing and Synchronizing Trading Activities”. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on E-Commerce (CEC 2003), Newport Beach, California, USA, pp. 246-255, IEEE Press, 2003. [PDF]
  39. Yain-Whar SiOtakar Babka. “Neural network supported adaptation in case-based reasoning”. Proceeding of the International ICSC/IFAC Symposium on Neural Computation (NC98), Vienna, Austria, pp. 931-936, ISBN 3-906454-14-2, 1998. [PDF]
  40. Otakar BabkaYain Whar Si. “Case-based reasoning and decision support systems”. Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on intelligent Processing Systems (ICIPS97), Beijing, China, pp. 1532-1536, IEEE press, 1997. [PDF]
  41. Otakar BabkaMan-I VaiYain Whar Si, “Remote Detection of Solid Objects”. Proceedings of Ninth Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELCON98), Tel-Aviv, Israel, pp. 449-453, IEEE Press, 1998. [PDF]
  42. Otakar BabkaYain Whar Si. “Knowledge-based support of engineering systems”. The Fifth EPMESC (Education, Practice and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering Using Small Computers) Conference. Macau, China, 1995.

Refereed Book Chapters

  1. Xueyuan GongSimon FongYain-Whar SiRobert P. Biuk-Agha, Raymond K. Wong, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos. “Normalized Cross-Match: Pattern Discovery Algorithm from Biofeedback Signals”. In: Cao H., Li J., Wang R. (eds) Trends and Applications in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. PAKDD 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9794. Springer, Cham.
  2. Phoey-Lee Teh, Lim Paul Huah, Yain-Whar Si. “The Intention to Share and Re-Shared among the Young Adults towards a Posting at Social Networking Sites”. Proceedings of the 2nd World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST’14), pp. 13-21, Springer, 2014. [PDF]
  3. Veng-Ian ChanYain-Whar Si. “Generic Evolutionary Framework for Simulating Business Processes”, Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on u- and e- Service, Science and Technology, Communications in Computer and Information Science Series, Vol 264, pp. 31-41, Springer, 2011. [PDF]
  4. Iok-Fai LeongYain-Whar SiRobert P. Biuk-Aghai. “Predicting Temporal Exceptions in Concurrent Workflows”. In G. Alkhatib (Ed.), Models for Capitalizing on Web Engineering Advancements: Trends and Discoveries (pp. 196-218). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-0023-2.ch011, 2012. [PDF]
  5. Robert P. Biuk-AghaiYain-Whar SiSimon FongPeng-Fan Yan. “Individual Movement Behaviour in Secure Physical Environments: Modeling and Detection of Suspicious Activity”. Behaviour Computing: Modeling, Analysis, Mining and Decision, Longbing Cao, Phillip S. Yu (eds), pp. 241-253, Springer, 2012. [PDF]
  6. Yain-Whar SiWeng-Lon LeiChi-Chong Chiu. “Strategy Modeling and Classifier Training for Share Trading”, in Zhang, Y.; Cuzzocrea, A.; Ma, J.; Chung, K.-i.; Arslan, T.; Song, X. (eds.), Database Theory and Application, Bio-Science and Bio-Technology, Communications in Computer and Information Science Series, Vol 118, pp. 56-67, Springer, 2010. [PDF]
  7. Yain-Whar SiKan-Ion LeongRobert P. Biuk-AghaiSimon Fong. “Hidden Cluster Detection for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management”, in Mao Lin Huang, Quang Vinh Nguyen and Kang Zhang (eds.), Visual Information Communication, chapter 10, pp. 159-172, Springer, 2009. [PDF]

Edited Books

  1. Proceedings of the Student Workshop of 2009 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, October 23, 2009, ISBN 979-99937-1-004-1, University of Macau. Co-Edited with Prof. Simon Fong.

Supervision

I am looking for top and highly motivated PhD and Postdocs candidates in the following research areas.

  1. Blockchains, Cryptocurrency and E-payment Systems
  2. Artificial Intelligence for FinTech
  3. Financial Data Mining

The University of Macau (UM) offers scholarships and assistantships for PhD students. Information for PhD scholarship/assistantship positions can be found here.

Information for the UM Macao Postdoctoral Fellowship and the UM Postdoctoral Associateship can be found here.

Interested and qualified candidates may like to send me their CV and Research Statement (in English). You can reach me through my UM email address.

Ph.D. Supervision (current)

  1. Mr. CHEONG Se Hang, Eric. Thesis topic: Force-directed Algorithms for Graph Visualization
  2. Mr. Sun Qizhou, Gary. Thesis topic:  Financial Time Series Analysis
  3. Mr. Zhao Xiongfei, Vincent.  Thesis topic:  Blockchain for Banking and Finance Industry
  4. Ms. Fiona He. Thesis topic: Blockchain for Banking and Finance Industry
  5. Mr. Wu Jun. Thesis topic: Graph Neural Networks

B.Sc. Supervision

  1. 2019: “Financial Time Series Forecasting”, HO SI KEI and HO UN TENG.
  2. 2019: “Hole Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks, NG KIM HOU and MOK KUAI UN.

Services

University, Faculty/Unit Services

  • Fellow, Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College, (2010 – Present)
  • Member, Internal Advisory Committee, Department of Computer and Information Science, Faculty of Science and Technology (2015 – Present)
  • Course Portfolio Examiner, Department of Computer and Information Science, Faculty of Science and Technology (2015 – Present)
  • RC Liaison Officer, Faculty of Science and Technology, (2015 – Present).
  • Academic Council Member, Faculty of Science and Technology, (2005 – Present).
  • Mentor, Faculty Mentorship Programme, (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014)
  • Senate Member, University of Macau, (2005/2006 Academic Year)

Team Leader (Supervisor) for Participating in International Competitions by UM Students

  • The Tenth Annual Trading Agent Competition (2009), TAC Market Design Tournament, Team Members: Mr. Lam Heng Leong, Leo, Mr. U Ka Hou, Jason, Mr. Alexandre Lok.
  • The Tenth Annual Trading Agent Competition (2009), TAC/Ad Auctions Tournament, 8th position among 15 entrants, Team Members: Mr. Cheong Se Hang, Mr. Wong Ka Chon, Mr. Liu Yao Heng.
  • The Seventh Annual Trading Agent Competition (2006), Trading Agent Competition for Supply Chain Management (TACSCM), 4th position in Second Final Round, 23 entrants, Team Members: Ms. Lou Sio Fan, Ada.
  • The Fifth Annual Trading Agent Competition (2004), Trading Agent Competition for Supply Chain Management (TACSCM), 3rd position among 29 entrants, Team Members: Mr. Chan U Chong, Jacky.
  • The Fifth Annual Trading Agent Competition (2004), TAC Classic, 6th position among 12 entrants, Team Members: Mr. Lei Man Kin.

External Services

Journals and Books

  1. Reviewer, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier.
  2. Reviewer. IEEE Access, IEEE.
  3. Reviewer, Information Sciences, Elsevier.
  4. Reviewer, Distributed and Parallel Databases, Springer.
  5. Reviewer, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier.
  6. Reviewer, Soft Computing, Springer.
  7. Reviewer, Crime, Law and Social Change, Springer.
  8. Reviewer, Information Processing in Agriculture, Elsevier.
  9. Reviewer, Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier.
  10. Reviewer, Artificial Intelligence Review, Springer.
  11. Reviewer, Information Systems Frontiers, Springer.
  12. Reviewer, Neural Processing Letters, Springer.
  13. Reviewer, Computing, Springer.
  14. Reviewer, International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Springer.
  15. Reviewer, Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, Springer.
  16. Reviewer, Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier.
  17. Reviewer, International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing, World Scientific.
  18. Reviewer, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, World Scientific.
  19. Reviewer, Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, Sage.
  20. Reviewer, Facta Universitatis, Series: Mathematics and Informatics, University of Niš, Serbia and Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, Niš, Serbia.
  21. Reviewer, Journal of Engineering and Computer Innovations, Academic Journals.
  22. Reviewer, Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Digital Economy, E-Business Research (AEBR) Book Series, IGI Global.
  23. Reviewer, International Journal of E-Business Development (IJED), the World Academic Publishing.
  24. Editor, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence, Academy Publisher.

Conferences

  1. Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on e-Business engineering (ICEBE 2019).
  2. Program Committee, The 2018 14th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2018).
  3. Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on e-Business engineering (ICEBE 2018), Big Data for e-Business Track.
  4. Program Committee, the 19th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2018).
  5. Program Committee, the 2017 13th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2017).
  6. Program Committee, the 18th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2017).
  7. Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on e-Business engineering (ICEBE 2017), Big Data Track.
  8. Program Committee, the 2017 International Conference on Progress in Informatics and Computing (PIC-2017).
  9. Reviewer, International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data, (CCBD 2016).
  10. Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on e-Business engineering (ICEBE 2016).
  11. Program Committee, The 17th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering, (WISE 2016).
  12. Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on e-Business engineering (ICEBE 2015)
  13. Program Committee, the 2014 11th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2015) and the 2015 12th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD 2015).
  14. Program Committee, the 2014 10th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2014) and the 2014 11th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD 2014).
  15. Program Committee, 2nd International Workshop on Cloud and Context for Business Process Management.
  16. Program Committee, Asia Pacific conference on Business Process Management 2014 (AP-BPM 2014).
  17. Program Committee, 2014 IEEE International Conference on e-Business engineering, (ICEBE 2014).
  18. Program Committee, 2013 International Conference on Big Data and Could Computing.
  19. Program Committee, Context for Business Process Management Workshop (CBPM’13)
  20. Reviewer, the 9th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2013)
  21. Program Committee, 2013 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, (Data and Knowledge Management for e-Business Track), (ICEBE 2013).
  22. Workshop Co-chairs, Advanced Techniques on Data Analytics and Data Visualization, Seventh International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2012).
  23. Program Committee, the 10th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM-2012).
  24. Program Committee, 2012 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2012).
  25. Reviewer, 8th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing.
  26. Program Committee, the 9th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM-2011).
  27. Workshop Committee, the 5th International Workshop on Service-Oriented Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence (SOKMBI’11), 2011 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, ICEBE 2011.
  28. Workshop Committee, the 4th International Workshop on Service-Oriented Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence (SOKMBI’10).
  29. Reviewer, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.
  30. Program Committee, the 4th International Workshop on Service-Oriented Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence (SOKMBI’10).
  31. Program Committee, the 8th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2010).
  32. Workshop Co-chairs, Student Workshop of 2009 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering, 2009.
  33. Program Committee, the Second International Workshop on Business Intelligence Methodologies and Applications (BIMA 2009).
  34. Reviewer, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies Conference (IEEE – DEST 2009).
  35. Reviewer, 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.
  36. Program Committee, the First International Workshop on Business Intelligence Methodologies and Applications (BIMA 2008).

Professional Affiliations

  • Life Member, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.
  • Member, IAENG Society of Artificial Intelligence, International Association of Engineer.

Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-4022
Telephone: (853) 8822-4454
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: fstasp
Personal Homepage: https://www.fst.um.edu.mo/people/fstasp/