Invited Talk World Congress DSA 2011

Intelligent Pattern Recognition and Applications
- Biometrics, Biomedical Imaging, Modeling and Simulation

Prof. Patrick S.P. Wang, Ph.D., IAPR Fellow, ISIBM Fellow
Northeastern University Boston, MA, 02115, USA,


This talk deals with fundamental aspects of Intelligent Pattern Recognition (IPR) and applications. It basically includes the following: Concept of Ambiguity, Overview of Biometric Technology and Applications, Importance of Security: A Scenario of Terrorists Attack,, What are Biometric Technologies? Biometrics: Analysis vs Synthesis, Analysis: Interactive Pattern Recognition Concept, Importance of Measurement and Ambiguity, How it works: Fingerprint Extraction and Matching, Iris, and Facial Analysis, Authentication Applications, Thermal Imaging: Emotion Recognition. Synthesis in biometrics, Modeling and Simulation, and more Examples and Applications of 3-D Biomedical Imaging in Interactive Web/Video Fuzzy Learning Environment. Finally, some future research directions are discussed.

Biography of the Presenter

Prof. Patrick S.P. Wang, PhD. IAPR & ISIBM Fellow and IEEE Outstanding Achievement Awardee, and is Tenured Full Professor, Northeastern University, USA, iCORE (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence) Visiting Professor, University of Calgary, Canada, Otto-Von-Guericke Distinguished Guest Professor, Magdeburg University, Germany, Zijiang Visiting Chair, ECNU, Shanghai, China, as well as honorary advisory professor of several key universities in China, including Sichuan University, Xiamen University, East China Normal University, Shanghai, and Guangxi Normal University, Guilin.
Prof. Wang received his BSEE from National Chiao Tung University (Jiaotong University), MSEE from National Taiwan University, MSICS from Georgia Institute of Technology, and PhD, Computer Science from Oregon State University.
Dr. Wang has published over 23 books, 130 technical papers, 3 USA/European Patents, in PR/AI/TV/Cybernetics/Imaging, and is currently founding Editor-in-Chief of IJPRAI (International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence) , and Book Series of MPAI, WSP. In addition to his technical interests, Dr. Wang also published a prose book, "Harvard Meditation Melody" and many articles and poems regarding Du Fu and Li Bai's poems, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Tchaikovsky's symphonies, and Bizet, Verdi, Puccini and Rossini's operas.