University of Muenster, Germany
Speech Title: Intelligent Distributed Applications Based on Mobile Clouds and Software-Defined Networks
Sergei Gorlatch is Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Muenster (Germany) since 2003. Earlier he was Associate Professor at the Technical University of Berlin, Assistant Professor at the University of Passau, and Humboldt Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, all in Germany. Prof. Gorlatch has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in renowned international books, journals and conferences. He was principal investigator in several international research and development projects in the field of software for parallel, distributed, Grid and Cloud systems, machine learning, and networking, funded by the European Community and by German national bodies.
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Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Zhonghong Ou (Member, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, in 2010.,He has been an Associate Professor with the School of Computer Science, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, since December 2015. From 2010 to 2015, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. He has a wide spectrum of research interests, including big data analytics, image processing, and deep learning.
University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy
Title: A Novel Approach to Process Model Discovery: SIM (Semantic Interactive Miner)
Since 2000, Paolo Terenziani is Full Professor at the Institute of Computer Science of DISIT, University of Eastern Piedmont, Alessandria, Italy. The research activity of Paolo Terenziani has begun in 1987 and it concerns mainly the fields of Artificial Intelligence (knowledge representation, temporal reasoning, conformance analysis, process mining), Temporal Databases (query and data semantics, temporal indeterminacy, periodic data) and of Medical Informatics (clinical guidelines, decision support systems). Regarding these topics Paolo Terenziani has published more than 150 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, books, conference proceedings and workshops (in particular, he has achieved 15 publications on the IEEE Transactions of Knowledge and Data Engineering). As early as in 1998, for his research activity, he won the “Artificial Intelligence Prize” from Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence. He has won “distinguished\best” paper awards in several international conferences, including AMIA 2012, Chicago, USA, November 2012 (more than 1000 submissions).