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Beihang 70th Anniversary Series: International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence
Release time:July 28, 2022

Seminar 1:Systems Analysis - Optimization under Certainty

Speaker: Danwei Wang, IEEE Fellow, Nanyang Technological University

Topic 1: Mathematical Formulation of Optimization Problem into Linear Programming and Simplex Method for Achieving Optimal Solution(Time: July 25, 2022, 09:00-12:00)

Topic 2: Duality and Sensitivity Analysis, Transportation and Assignment Problems, Unconstrained Optimization: Fibonacci, Newton’s and Other Methods (Time: July 26, 2022, 09:00-12:00)

Topic 3: Optimization with Equality and Inequality Constraints: Nonlinear Optimization, Kuhn-Tucker Conditions, Quadratic Programming (Time: July 27, 2022, 09:00-12:00)

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About the Speaker:

Danwei Wang, Academician of the Singapore Academy of Engineering and IEEE Fellow, was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in Germany and the first prize in 2017 Science and Technology in Shanghai. He is currently a Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. He received his PhD degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 1989 and now is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/RSJ IROS. He has published 5 English monographs, 7 book chapters, 9 patents and more than 500 international referred journal andconference papers. Professor Wang is actively involved in research related to robotic manipulators and force control, advanced control system design, intelligent system, learning control, mobile robot, mobile robot and trajectory control, satellites formation flying and fault-tolerant attitude control, fault diagnosis and prognosis for complex systems, and traffic light control. Professor Wang’s papers have been cited more than 8,800 times in Science Citation Index (SCI) and more than 15,000 times in Google Scholar as of February 2022.

Seminar 2: Media Forensics at Scale

Speaker: Prof. David Doermann, IEEE Fellow, University at Buffalo

Topic 1: Efforts in countering Media Manipulation (Time: August 8, 2022, 9:00-11:00)

Topic 2: Generative Networks for Text, Image and Video (Time: August 9, 2022, 9:00-11:00)

Topic 3: Adversarial Manipulation of Media Content (Time: August 10, 2022, 9:00-11:00)

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About the Speaker:

Dr. David Doermann is a Professor of Empire Innovation and the Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Institute at the University at Buffalo (UB). He developed, selected, and oversaw research and transition funding in computer vision, human language technologies, and voice analytics. He and his group of researchers focus on many innovative topics related to the analysis and processing of document images and video, including triage, visual indexing and retrieval, enhancement, and recognition of visual media's textual and structural components. David has over 250 publications in conferences and journals, is a fellow of the IEEE and IAPR, has numerous awards, including an honorary doctorate from the University of Oulu, Finland, and is a founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition.

Seminar 3: Advanced Topics in Nonlinear Control

Speaker: Prof. Xiaohua Xia, IEEE Fellow, University of Pretoria

Topic 1: Advanced Topics in Nonlinear Control: Feedback linearization (Time: August 15, 2022, 14:00-16:00)

Topic 2: Advanced Topics in Nonlinear Control: Sliding Mode Control (Time: August 16, 2022, 14:00-16:00)

Topic 3: Advanced Topics in Nonlinear Control: Adaptive Control (Time: August 17, 2022, 14:00-16:00)

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About the Speaker:

Xiaohua Xia is a professor in the Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, director of the Centre of New Energy Systems, and the director of the National Hub for the Postgraduate Programme in Energy Efficiency and Demand-side Management. He was academically affiliated with the University of Stuttgart, Germany, the Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France, and the National University of Singapore before joining the University of Pretoria in 1998. Prof. Xia is a fellow of the Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), a fellow of the South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE), and a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He has an A rating from the South African National Research Foundation (NRF). Prof Xia is a registered professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa. He establishes Onga Energy, and consults extensively for the industry. He is a certified measurement and verification professional, and leads the measurement and verification team of the University of Pretoria. He served as the chair of the Technical Committee of Non-linear Systems of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). He has been an associate editor of Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, specialist editor (control) of the SAIEE Africa Research Journal, vice editor in chief of Acta Automatica Sinica, and the editorial board member of Applied Energy, Advances in Applied Energy and Annual Review in Control. His research interests are control systems and automation, and more recently, the modelling, optimization and control of energy systems.

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