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Prof. William CHEUNG


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Associate Vice-President (Undergraduate Programmes) Professor, Department of Computer Science Director, Centre for Health Informatics


William K. Cheung is a Professor in the Computer Science Department, Hong Kong Baptist University. He is also the Director of Centre for Health Informatics, HKBU and an affiliated member of McGill School of Information Studies. 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. His research interests include data mining, artificial intelligence, and machine learning with applications to health informatics, social network analysis, text mining, and collaborative filtering. He has published more than 150 technical papers in journals and conferences including TPAMI, TKDE, TCYB, TIST, IJCAI, AAAI, ICDM, ICML, WI/IAT, ICHI, and PAKDD. He has served as the co-chairs of a number of international conferences and workshops, as well as guest editors of journals on areas including artificial intelligence, Web intelligence, data mining, Web services, e-commerce technologies, and health informatics. He was the Managing Editor IEEE Intelligent Informatics Bulletin from 2007 to 2018.


Project Highlights


Proposed Tensor Factorization Algorithm - cHITF
Phenotypes extracted from ICU data using cHITF


Proposed Deep Learning Algorithm for Learning Medical Concept Embedding - MMORE
Visualization of medical concept embedding obtained using MMORE


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