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Prof. Dr. Zhiwen Yu

Brief CV

2009.11 - 2010.10 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Mannheim University, Germany
since 2009.2 Professor at the Northwestern Polytechnical University, P. R. China
2007.2 - 2009.1 Research fellow at the Kyoto University, Japan
2006.2 - 2007.1 Post-doctoral researcher at the Nagoya University, Japan
2004.9 - 2005.5 Visiting researcher at the Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
2002.9 - 2005.12 Ph. D., Computer Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, P. R. China
2000.9 - 2003.3 M. E., Computer Application Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, P. R. China
1996.9 - 2000.7 B. E., Computer Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, P. R. China

Research Interests

  • Pervasive computing
  • context-aware systems
  • personalization
  • human-computer interaction
  • multimedia intelligent service

Selected Publications

  • Zhiwen Yu and Yuichi Nakamura, Smart Meeting Systems: A Survey of State-of-the-Art and Open Issues, ACM Computing Surveys, Vol. 42, No. 2, June 2010.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou, and Lei Shu, Towards a Semantic Infrastructure for Context-Aware E-Learning, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer Press, 2009.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Yuichi Nakamura, Daqing Zhang, Shoji Kajita, and Kenji Mase, Content Provisioning for Ubiquitous Learning, IEEE Pervasive Computing, Vol. 7, No. 4, October-December 2008, pp. 62-70.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Daqing Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Chung-Yau Chin, and Zhiyong Yu, An OSGi-Based Infrastructure for Context-Aware Multimedia Services, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 44, No. 10, October 2006, pp. 136-142.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou, Daqing Zhang, Chung-Yau Chin, Xiaohang Wang, and Ji Men, Supporting Context-Aware Media Recommendations for Smart Phones, IEEE Pervasive Computing, Vol. 5, No. 3, July-September 2006, pp. 68-75.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Xingshe Zhou, Yanbin Hao, and Jianhua Gu, TV Program Recommendation for Multiple Viewers Based on User Profile Merging, User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, Springer Press, Vol. 16, No. 1, March 2006, pp. 63-82.
  • Zhiwen Yu and Xingshe Zhou, TV3P: An Adaptive Assistant for Personalized TV, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 50, No. 1, February 2004, pp. 393-399.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Zhiyong Yu, Yusa Ko, Xingshe Zhou, and Yuichi Nakamura, Inferring Human Interactions in Meetings: A Multimodal Approach, The 6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2009), pp. 14-24, LNCS, Springer-Verlag, July 7-9, 2009, Brisbane, Australia. (Best paper award)
  • Zhiwen Yu, Motoyuki Ozeki, Yohsuke Fujii, and Yuichi Nakamura, Towards Smart Meeting: Enabling Technologies and a Real-World Application, The 9th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI 2007), pp. 86-93, ACM Press, November 12-15, 2007, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Zhiwen Yu, Daqing Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, and Changde Li, User Preference Learning for Multimedia Personalization in Pervasive Computing Environment, The 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES 2005), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, pp. 236-242, September 14-16, 2005, Melbourne, Australia.

Professional Activities

Dr. Zhiwen Yu is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (IJMUE) and International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (IJTEL). He serves as the guest editor of ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Springer), and Cybernetics and Systems (Taylor & Francis). He is the Program Chair of UIC 2010, Co-Organizer of PMPC 2009, Program Chair of SensorFusion'07/09 and SmarTel'07. He serves as the Publicity Chair of PerCom 2010 and PERVASIVE 2008. He has also served as PC member for a number of conferences, e.g., IEEE PerCom, DEXA, IEEE ICPS, EuroITV, MMSP, KES, ACM SAC, IEEE AINA, EUC, ICOST, GPC, ADCOM, PerEL, ICESS, MUE, MoMM, CARPE, IE, etc.