Cai, Zhan Chuan

Professor Zhanchuan Cai

Faculty of Information Technology

 

Office: A213

Tel.: +853-8897 2329

E-mail: zccai@must.edu.mo

Academic Qualification:

Ph.D. in Computer Software and Theory ,Sun Yat-sen University

Teaching Area

COMPUTER LANGUAGE AND PROGRAMMING

FUNDAMENTALS OF ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

Research Area

Computer Graphics and Image Processing
Intelligent Information Processing
Multimedia Information Security
Remote Sensing Data Processing and Analysis

Working Experience
  • 2007-2008,Visiting Scholar , University of Nevada,Las Vegas, USA.
  • 2008- present, Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor , Faculty of Information Technology, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China.

Academic Publication (selected)

  • T. Lan and Z.C. Cai, A Novel Image Representation Method Under a Non-Standard Positional Numeral System," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2020.2995258, 2020.
  • J.J. Chen and Z. C. Cai, A New Class of Explicit Interpolatory Splines and Related Measurement Estimation, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, DOI:10.1109/TSP.2020.2984477, 2020.
  • Y.M. Zhang, Z.C. Cai, and G.Q.Xiong, A New Image Compression Algorithm Based on Non-uniform Partition and U-System, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2020.2992940, 2020.
  • W.G. He, Z.C. Cai, and Y.M. Wang, High-fidelity Reversible Image Watermarking Based on Effective Prediction Error-Pairs Modification, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2020.2982042, 2020.
  • Y.M. Wang, Z.C. Cai, and W.G. He, High Capacity Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Image Based on Intra-block Lossless Compression, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, In Press.
  • X.X. Yuan and Z.C. Cai, An Adaptive Triangular Partition Algorithm for Digital Images, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2019, 21(6): 1372-1383.
  • T. Lan and Z.C. Cai, Lunar Brightness Temperature Map and TB Distribution Model, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2018, 56(12): 7310-7323.
  • Z.C. Cai, T. Lan, and C.M. Zheng, Hierarchical MK Splines: Algorithm and Applications to Data Fitting, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2017, 19(5): 921-934.
  • Z.C. Cai and T. Lan, Lunar Brightness Temperature Model Based on the Microwave Radiometer Data of Chang’e-2, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2017, 55(10): 5944-5955.
  • W. Cao, Z.C. Cai, and B. Ye, Measuring Multiresolution Surface Roughness Using V-System, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2018, 56(3): 1497-1506.
  • W.G.He, Z.C.Cai,Y.M.Wang,Flexible spatial location-based PVO predictor for high-fidelity reversible data hiding. Information Sciences, 2020,520: 431-444.
  • J. J. Chen and Z.C. Cai, Cardinal MK-spline Signal Processing: Spatial Interpolation and Frequency Domain Filtering, Information Sciences, 2019, 495: 116-135.
  • W.G. He, G.Q. Xiong, S.W. Weng, Z.C. Cai, and Y.M. Wang, Reversible Data Hiding using Multi-Pass Pixel-Value-Ordering and Pairwise Prediction-Error Expansion, Information Sciences, 2018, 467: 784-799.
  • B. Ye, Z.C. Cai, T.Lan, W. Cao A Novel Stitching Method for Dust and Rock Analysis Based on Yutu Rover Panoramic Imagery, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2019, 12(11): 4457-4466.
  • W. Cao and Z.C. Cai, Improved Multiscale Roughness Algorithm for Lunar Surface, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2018, 11(7): 2336-2345.
  • A.J. Li, Z.C. Cai, and W. Cao, Correlation Analysis Between Lunar Surface Roughness and Other Land-Surface Parameters Using BPNN, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2017, 10(12): 5647-5656.
  • Z.G. Meng , S. Hu, T.X. Wang , C. Li , Z.C. Cai, and J.S. Ping, Passive Microwave Probing Mare Basalts in Mare Imbrium Using CE-2 CELMS Data, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2018, 11(9): 3097-3104.
  • Z.G. Meng, Q.S. Wang, H.H. Wang, T.X. Wang, and Z.C. Cai, Potential Geologic Significances of Hertzsprung Basin Revealed by CE-2 CELMS Data, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2018, 11(10):3713-3720.
  • Z. G. Meng, R. Zhao, Z. C. Cai, J. S. Ping, Z. S. Tang, and S. Chen, Microwave Thermal Emission at Tycho Area and Its Geological Significance, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2017, 10(6): 2984-2990.
  • Z. G. Meng, J. D. Zhang, Z. C. Cai, J. S. Ping, and Z. S. Tang, Microwave thermal emission features of Mare Orientale revealed by CELMS data, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2017, 10(6): 2991-2998.
  • B. Ye, Z.C. Cai, T. Lan, and Y.Q. Xiao, A Novel Shape Representation Method for Complex Trademark Image, IEEE Access, 2019, 7: 53800-53811.
  • Y.Q.Xiao, Z.C.Cai, X.X. Yuan, An Improved Skeleton Extraction Method via Multi-Task and Variable Coefficient Loss Function in Natural Images. IEEE Access 7: 171272-171284 (2019).
  • Y.M.Wang, Z.C.Cai, W.G.He, A New High Capacity Separable Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images Based on Block Selection and Block-Level Encryption. IEEE Access 7: 175671-175680 (2019).
  • C. Liu, H.Y. Sun, Z.G. Meng, Y.C. Zheng, Y. Lu, Z.C. Cai, J.S. Ping, A. Gusev, and S. Hu, Retrieving Volume FeO and TiO2 Abundances of Lunar Regolith with CE-2 CELMS Data Using BPNN Method, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2019, 19(5): 33-44.
  • G.Q. Xiong, S.Q. Zheng, J. Wang, Cai, Z.C. Cai, and D.X. Qi, Local Negative Base Transform and Image Scrambling, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2018, (Article ID 8087958):1-18.
  • Z. Li, M. J. Ye, Z. C. Cai, and Z. S. Tang, Automatic stitching method for Chang’E-2 CCD images of the Moon, Journal of Earth Science, 2017, 28(1): 168-179.
  • W. Chen and Z.C. Cai, Orthogonal Polar V Transforms and Application to Shape Retrieval, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2016,34(1): 146–152.
  • Z.G Meng, G.D. Yang, J.S. Ping, Z.C. Cai, G. Alexander, and M.O. Edward, Influence of (FeO+TiO2) Abundance on the Microwave Thermal Emissions of Lunar Regolith, Science China Earth Sciences, 2016, 59(7): 1498-1507.
  • W. Chen and Z.C. Cai, Texture Image Classification Based on Rotation-invariant U Transforms, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2016, 28(9): 1527-1533.
  • W. Chen and Z.C. Cai, An Explicit Hermite Curve Interpolation, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2016, 28(8): 1326-1332.
  • W. Chen and Z.C. Cai, The Generalization of High Order Haar Functions, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni, 2016, 55(3): 59-63.
  • S. Chen, Z.G. Meng, J.D. Zhang, J.S. Ping, and Z.C. Cai, Research on Microwave Radiation Characteristics at Tycho Crater Area, Science China Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 2016, 46(2): 029608.
  • W. Cao, Z.C. Cai, and Z.S. Tang, Fractal Structure of Lunar Topography: An Interpretation of Topographic Characteristics, Geomorphology, 2015, 238: 112–118.
  • W. Cao, Z.C. Cai, and Z.S. Tang, Lunar Surface Roughness Based on Multiscale Morphological Method, Planetary and Space Science, 2015, 108: 13–23.
  • W. Chen, Z.C. Cai, and D.X. Qi, Orthogonal Franklin Moments and Its Application for Image Representation, Chinese Journal of Computers, 2015, 38(6): 1140-1147.
  • J.H. Lai, B. Ye, Z.C. Cai, C.G. Li, and Y. Jia, A New Approach for Orthogonal Representation of Lunar Contour Maps, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Volume 9217, 2015: 198-205.
  • C.G. Li, B. Ye, J.H. Lai, Y. Jia, and Z.C. Cai, A Digital Watermarking Algorithm for Trademarks Based on U System, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Volume 9217, 2015: 43-52.
  • Z. Li, M.J Ye, Z.C. Cai, and Z.S. Tang, Calibration of Location Coordinates in Chang'E-2 CCD Data, Journal of Macau University of Science and Technology, 2015, 9(1):117-124.
  • T. Lan, Z.C. Cai, and J. Huang, Visualizing Brightness Temperature Data of King Crater Area with CELMS, In Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry-Volume 1, 2016, 417-421.
  • J. Huang, Y.Y. Liang, Z.C. Cai, H. Fang, and Z.S. Tang, Stereo Display System of Virtual Moon Using Lunar Exploration Data Derived from Chang'E-1, Computer Engineering and Design, 2015, 36(1): 236-240.
  • Z.G. Meng, Y. Xu, Z.C. Cai, S.B. Chen, Y. Lian, and H. Huang, Influence of Lunar Topography on Simulated Surface Temperature, Advances in Space Research, 2014, 54(10): 2131-2139.
  • Z.C. Cai and C.M. Zheng, Curves Approximation with Hierarchical Many-knot Splines, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni, 2014, 53(1): 18-21, 27.
  • Z.C. Cai and D.X. Qi, A New Class of Orthogonal Spline Moments and Its Application, Journal of Information and Computation Science, 2013, 10(14): 4563-4571.
  • Z.C. Cai and W. Chen, Least Square Approximation and Analysis for Scattered Data Based on Orthogonal GF System, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni, 2013, 52(5): 73-77.
  • Z.C. Cai, F.F. Yao, and Z. S. Tang, Digital Image Inpainting with Kriging Method, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2013, 25(9): 1281-1287.
  • Z.C. Cai, W. Chen, and Z.S. Tang, Lunar Trend Surface Analysis Based on GF system, Journal of Information and Computation Science, 2011, 8(8): 1423-1430.
  • Z.C. Cai, C.M. Zheng, and J. Huang, A Method of Image Zooming-in Based on Mixed Many-knot Spline Surface Interpolation, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni, 2011, 50(2): 16-19, 24.
  • M.J. Ye, J. Li, Y.Y. Liang, Z.C. Cai, and Z.S. Tang, Automatic Seamless Stitching Method for CCD Images of Chang’E-1 Lunar Mission, Journal of Earth Science, 2011, 22(5): 610-618.
  • Z.C. Cai, C.M. Zheng, Z.S. Tang, and D.X. Qi, Lunar Digital Elevation Model and Elevation Distribution Model Based on Chang’E-1 LAM Data, Science China: Technological Science, 2010, 53(9): 2558-2568.
  • Z.C. Cai, Y.Y. Liang, J. Li, Z.S. Tang, and D.X. Qi, Digital Elevation Model of the Moon from the Chang’E-1 Laser Altimeter, Progress in Geophysics, 2010, 25(4): 1153-1160.
  • Z.C. Cai, W. Chen, D.X. Qi, and Z.S. Tang, A Class of General Franklin Functions and Its Application, Chinese Journal of Computers, 2009, 32(10): 2004-2013.
  • Z.C. Cai, X.L. Yang, and Z.S. Tang, The Plotting of Lunar Contour Map Based on Chang’E-1 LAM Data, Journal of Macau University of Science and Technology, 2009, 3(2): 1-7.
  • Z.C. Cai, H. Ma, W. Sun, and D.X. Qi, Analysis of Frequency Spectrum for Geometric Modeling in Digital Geometry, In the volume “Wavelet Analysis and Applications” in the Springer book series “Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis”, 525-542, 2007.
  • Z.C. Cai, H. Ma, W. Sun, and D.X. Qi, Matching 2D Shapes Using U Descriptors, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4035, 2006: 209-220.
  • Z.C. Cai, W. Sun, and D.X. Qi, A Classification and Recognition Method for Planar Figures Based on Complete Orthogonal U-system. Journal of Software, 2006, 17 (S.): 21-27.
  • Z.C. Cai, W. Sun, C.Z. Xiong, and D.X. Qi, A New Scheme for Watermarking Engineering graph. International Journal of CAD/CAM, 2006, 6(1): 99-104.
  • D.X. Qi, C.J. Tao, R.X. Song, H. Ma, W. Sun, and Z.C. Cai, Representation for a Group of Parametric Curves Based on the Orthogonal Complete U-System, Chinese Journal of Computers, 2006, 29(5): 778-785.
  • X.X. Yuan and Z.C. Cai, Digital Image Sharing Algorithm Based on Triangular Partition, Computer Science, 2019, 46(4): 123-128.
  • Y.W. Huo and Z.C. Cai, Geometric Iteration Method Based on Many-Knot Spline Polishing Functions, Journal of Graphics, 2019, 40(1): 15-23.
Books
  • Z.C. Cai, Fundamentals of Engineering Mathematics, Science Press, 2018, ISBN-13: 978-7030568632. (in Chinese)
  • J. Huang, Z.C. Cai, K.Y. U, Y.Y. Liang, Local Interpolation Explicit Algorithm and Its Application, Science Press, 2016, ISBN-13: 978-7030462947. (in Chinese)
Patents(selected)
  • Z.C. Cai and T. Lan, Methods and Apparatus for Image Construction, US patent, Grant No. 10332279 B2, 25 June 2019 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2017100337, 22 March 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai, Methods and Apparatus for Color Image Watermarking, US patent, Grant No. 10296999 B2, 21 May 2019 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2017100244, 28 February 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai and W. Cao, Omnidirectional Roughness Algorithm for Topographic Signature Analysis of Lunar Craters, US patent, Grant No. 10354398 B2, 16 July 2019 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2017100063, 18 January 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai, Lunar Brightness Temperature Modeling Based on the Microwave Radiometer Data, US patent, Grant No. 10346565 B2, 09 July 2019 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2017100037, 11 January 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai and T. Lan, Method for Coding Data, US patent, Grant No. 9755661 B1, 05 September 2017 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2016101456, 16 August 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai, B. Ye, T. Lan, and Y.Q. Xiao, Systems and Methods for Reducing Computer Resources Consumption to Reconstruct Shape of Multi-Object Image, US patent, Grant No. 10062187 B1, 28 August 2018 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2017100972, 17 July 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai and Z. Li, Image Stitching, US patent, Grant No. 9990753 B1, 05 June 2018 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2017100064, 18 January 2017.
  • Z.C. Cai, Color Image Watermarking, US patent, Grant No. 10037587 B2, 31 July 2018 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2016102113, 14 December 2016.
  • Z.C. Cai, Computer System that Executes Hierarchical MK Splines Scheme for Scattered Data Interpolation, US patent, Grant No. 9990334 B2, 05 June 2018 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2016101559, 02 September 2016.
  • Z.C. Cai and W. Cao, Method for Improving Calculations of Surface Roughness, US patent, Grant No. 10580150 B2, 03 March 2020 and Australia Innovation patent, Grant No. 2018100231, 22 February 2018.
Professional Certification and Awards
  • Third Prize of Technological Invention Award of the Macau Science and Technology Awards (Co-awarded), 2018
  • Influence of (FeO+TiO2) Abundance on the Microwave Thermal Emissions of Lunar Regolith, Natural Science Academic achievement award evaluation committee of Jilin Province, Third Prize of Natural Science Award (Co-awarded), 2018
  • Excellent Supervisor for Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, CSIAM, 2017
  • BOC Excellent Research Award, Macau University of Science and Technology, 2016
  • Third Prize of Natural Science Award of the Macau Science and Technology Awards (Co-awarded), 2012
  • Excellent Organization Worker for Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, CSIAM, 2011
Student Awards
  • Postgraduate Award of the Macau Science and Technology Award, 2016
  • Second Prize , “HUAWEI Cup” 16th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2019
  • Second Prize , “HUAWEI Cup” 15th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2018
  • First Prize , “HUAWEI Cup” 14th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling,2017
  • Second Prize ,“HUAWEI Cup” 13th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2016
  • Third Prize , “Zhongguancun Youth Cup” 12th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2015
  • Second Prize , “HUAWEI Cup” 11th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2014
  • Second Prize , “HUAWEI Cup” 10th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2013
  • Second Prize, “HUAWEI Cup” 10th National Post-Graduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2011
  • Second Prize, CUMCM-2019
  • Second Prize, CUMCM-2018
  • Second Prize, CUMCM-2017
  • Second Prize, CUMCM-2016
  • Second Prize,CUMCM-2014
  • First Prize, CUMCM-2003
  • Silver Prize, China Pan-Pearl River Delta Region University IT Project Competition 2010
  • Gold Prize, China Pan-Pearl River Delta Region University IT Project Competition 2009
Professional Society Membership
  • Senior Member , Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Senior Member, China Computer Federation (CCF).
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
  • Member , Asia Graphics Association (AG).
  • Committee Member ,Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics (TCCADCG).
  • Committee Member, Geometric Design and Computing of China.

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