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Qing LI   (李青教授)


BEng(Hunan), PhD (Southern California); SIEEE, FIET       


Research Areas:
Object Modeling, Multimedia Databases, Web Services
, Social Media and Big Data



Qing Li is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong where he joined as a faculty member since Sept 1998. Prior to that, he has taught at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Australian National University (Canberra, Australia). Prof. Li has served / is serving as a consultant to Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing, China), Motorola Global Computing and Telecommunications Division (Tianjin Regional Operations Center), and the Division of Information Technology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia. He is a Guest Professor of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and Zhong Shan (Sun Yat-Sen) University, a Visiting Professor at the  Institute of Computing Technology (Knowledge Grid), Chinese Academy of Science (Beijing, China), and an Adjunct Professor of the Huazhong University of Science and Technology and the Hunan University (Changsha, China) where he got his BEng. degree from the Department of Computer Science in 1982. He is also a Guest Professor (Software Technology) of the Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China) -- the leading university of the Zhejiang province where he was born.

Prof. Li has been actively involved in the research community by serving as an associate editor and reviewer for technical journals, and as an organizer/co-organizer of numerous international conferences. Some recent conferences in which he is playing or has played major roles include WAIM2010, DASFAA2010, APWeb-WAIM'09, ER'08, WISE'07, ICWL'06, HSI'05, WAIM'04, IDEAS'03,VLDB'02, PAKDD'01, IFIP 2.6 Working Conference on Database Semantics (DS-9), IDS'00, and WISE'00. In addition, he served as a programme committee member for over fifty international conferences (including VLDB, ICDE, WWW, ER, CIKM, CAiSE, DASFAA, CoopIS, and FODO). He is currently a Fellow of IET (formerly IEE), a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of ACM-SIGMOD and IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering. He is the chairperson of the Hong Kong Web Society, and also served/is serving as an executive committee (EXCO) member of IEEE-Hong Kong Computer Chapter and ACM Hong Kong Chapter. In addition, he serves as a councilor of the Database Society of Chinese Computer Federation, a councilor of the Computer Animation and Digital Entertainment Chapter of Chinese Computer Imaging and Graphics Society, and is a Steering Committee member of DASFAA, ER, ICWL, and the international WISE Society.

My homepage at Microsoft Academic Search: http://academic.research.microsoft.com/Author/9123174/qing-li

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Selective Research Topics & Projects:

Multimedia and Mobile Information Retrieval and Management: multi-modal and rich media retrieval; spatio-temporal queries, content-based access; mobile data exchange and sharing, caching and authoring;

 eBook (2005-now)                 FLAME (2002-2009)                          OCTOPUS (2001- 2003)                           VideoMAP* (1998 to 2002)

Dynamic object modeling: object migration, schema evolution, role modeling and conceptual clustering;

Distributed databases and data warehousing/mining: object indexing an d class partitioning, data allocation and integration, applied data mining, material ized views, data warehousing;

Workflow management and Web Services: integrated object and rule management, exception handling in workflows, adaptive workflow views, Web Services.

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Teaching and Tutoring Subjects:


IT4303/5303 Multimedia Technologies and Applications (co-teach with Taku Komura)

CS3463/IT3701 Multimedia Databases

EE30332 Computer Architecture (Notes)

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Qing Li, Prof. Dr.
Department of Computer Science,
City University of Hong Kong,
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Hong Kong, CHINA
[Mail] itqli@cityu.edu.hk











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