Hosted by the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Big Data and Brain Computing (BDBC) of Beihang University, the fifth Workshop on Big Data and Computational Intelligence was held in the Xijiao Hotel Beijing from September 22 to September 23. The workshop invited prominent figures in the concerned field, including top scholars as well as experts from JD.com, Alibaba Group, Baidu, Lenovo, and so on. They delivered keynote speeches and discussed about the latest development in big data and artificial intelligence. Over 200 representatives attended the meeting, coming from the Center for BDBC, the 973 Project team of Big Data Computing Theory, the relative businesses and domestic universities.
After Academician Huai Jinpeng, director of the Center for BDBC announced the opening of the workshop on the first morning, four leading figures in this field delivered their speeches concerning hot spots such as data modeling, future retail, smart supply chain, network of deep learning and so on, and communicated with the audience during the speech. The speakers included Academician Zheng Zhiming, chief scientist of the Center for BDBC; Professor Zhu Wenwu, deputy director of the Computer Science Department of Tsinghua University; Professor Pei Jian, Vice President of JD.com; and Huan Jun, director of Baidu Big Data Lab. Professor Liu Xudong from the Center for BDBC presided over the meeting.
On the afternoon of September 22, speeches were given respectively on academic big data (by Professor Chen Guihai from Shanghai Jiao Tong University), distributed computing (by Professor Xu Jie from Beihang University), industrial big data (by Professor Yu Chentao from Lenovo), and the city brain (by Doctor Wang Jian from Alibaba Group). Professor Ma Shuai presided over the speeches and discussion.
On the morning of September 23, speeches were given respectively on knowledge engineering with big data (by Professor Wu Xindong), big data software (by Professor Wang Jianmin from Tsinghua University ), vision big data of knowledge engine (by Professor Li Juanzi from Tsinghua University), and knowledge graph (by Researcher Hao Ran from the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR) ). Associate Professor Hu Chunming presided over the speeches and discussion.
The Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Big Data and Brain Computing (BDBC) of Beihang University has held five workshops since founded. Targeting at meeting the national strategic demands, the two-day event invites world-class speakers to introduce and share the recent achievements in big data science, computational intelligence and their applications.
Reported by Dong Xianhui
Edited by Song Chao
Translated by Li Siying