Zhang Du

Professor Zhang Du

Faculty of Information Technology

 

Office: A220

Tel.: +853-8897 2126

E-mail: duzhang@must.edu.mo

Academic Qualification:
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois, 1987
  • MS in Computer Science, Nanjing University, 1982
  • BS in Computer Science, Nanjing University, 1977
Teaching Area

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Operating System Principles,
Knowledge-based Systems.

Research Area

machine learning (inconsistency-induced perpetual learning), knowledge-based systems,
big data analytics, software engineering, and high-level Petri net applications.

Working Experience
  • Department Chair, California State University, Sacramento, 2004 - 2010
  • Visiting Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Sept. 2008 - Jan. 2009
  • Visiting Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, Sept. - Dec. 2000; Jan. - May 1995
  • Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sept. - Dec. 1994
  • Professor, Department of Computer Science, California State University, Sacramento, 1993-2015
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, California State University, Sacramento, 1987-1993
  • Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Illinois, 1984-1987

Academic Publication (selected)

  • Yingxu Wang, Lotfi A. Zadeh, Bernard Widrow, Newton Howard, Françoise Beaufays, George Baciu, D. Frank Hsu, Guiming Luo, Fumio Mizoguchi, Shushma Patel, Victor Raskin, Shusaku Tsumoto, Wei Wei, Du Zhang,"Abstract Intelligence: Embodying and Enabling Cognitive Systems by Mathematical Engineering," IJCINI 11(1): 1-15 (2017).
  • Ning Xu, Yunzhou Zhang, Du Zhang, Shuying Zhao, Wenyan Fu,"Moving Target Tracking in Three Dimensional Space with Wireless Sensor Network," Wireless Personal Communications 94(4): 3403-3413 (2017).
  • K.B. Zhang, M.A. Orgun, R. Shankaran, and Du Zhang, "Classifying High Dimensional Data by Interactive Visual Analysis," Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Vol.33, April 2016, pp.24-36
  • Du Zhang, "Granularities and Inconsistencies in Big Data Analysis," International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Vol.23, No.6, 2013, pp.887-893.                                 
  • Du Zhang and É. Grégoire, "Learning through Overcoming Inconsistencies," the 1st International Workshop on Consistency and Inconsistency, the Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2016), Porto, Portugal, Sept., 2016, pp. 121-128
  • É. Grégoire, Jean-Marie Lagniez and Du Zhang, "On Computing Non-Hypocritical Consensuses," the 1st International Workshop on Consistency and Inconsistency, the Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2016), Porto, Portugal, Sept., 2016, pp. 97-101
  • É. Grégoire, Jean-Marie Lagniez and Du Zhang, "Logical Consensuses for Case-based Reasoning and for Mathematical Engineering of AI," the Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, Stanford, USA, August 2016, pp. 29-33.
  • Du Zhang, "Learning through Overcoming Temporal Inconsistencies," the Proceedings of the Fourteenth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, Beijing, China, July 2015, pp. 141-148.
  • Kathy Applebaum and Du Zhang, "Classifying Galaxy Images through Support Vector Machines," the Proceedings of the Sixteenth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco Bay, CA, August 2015, pp. 357-363.     
  • Jose Andres Bolaños Perera, Du Zhang and Meiliu Lu, "Smart Maps through Semantic Web, Social Media and Sentiment Analysis," the Proceedings of the Sixteenth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco Bay, CA, August 2015, pp. 49-56.
  • T. Le and Du Zhang, "DBLPMiner: A Tool for Exploring Bibliographic Data," the Proceedings of the Sixteenth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco Bay, CA, August 2015, pp. 435-442.
  • Du Zhang, "Learning through Explaining Observed Inconsistencies," the Proceedings of the Thirteenth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, London, UK, August,  2014, pp.133-139.
  • Y. Zhang and Du Zhang, "Automatically Predicting the Helpfulness of Online Reviews," the Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco Bay, CA, August 2014, pp.662-668.
  • Du Zhang, L. Jujjavarapu, and M. Lu "Detecting and Resolving Inconsistencies in Firewalls," the Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco Bay, CA, August 2014, pp.1-7.
  • Du Zhang, "Perpetual Learning through Overcoming Inconsistencies," the Proceedings of the Twenty-fifth IEEE International Conference on Tools with AI, Washington DC, November, 2013, pp.872-879.
  • Du Zhang, "Learning through Overcoming Incompatible and Anti-subsumption Inconsistencies," the Proceedings of the Twelveth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, New York City, NY, July,  2013, pp.137-142.
  • Du Zhang, "Inconsistencies in Big Data," the Proceedings of the Twelveth IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, New York City, NY, July, 2013, pp.61-67.
  • R. Carreras and Du Zhang, "A Machine Learning Based File Archival Tool," Proceedings of 25th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, June 2013, pp.73-76.
  • S. R. Pedditi, Du Zhang and C. Wang, "FIEP: An Initial Design of Firewall Information Exchange Protocol," the Proceedings of the Fourteenth IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco Bay, CA, August 2013, pp.1-5.
  • D.F. Hsu, Y. Wang, A.R. Rao, Du Zhang, W. Kinsner, W. Pedrycz, R.C. Berwick and L.A. Zadeh, Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, IEEE Computer Society Press, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0781-6.   
Professional Society Membership
  • Senior member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), April 2009.
  • Senior Member, IEEE, December 1999.

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