Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Hideki Tode
Department of Core Informatics,
Graduate School of Informatics,
Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan

“Capabilities of Time-Gating Controls for Time Critical Applications: Protocols for All Optical Network Transport and Wireless LAN Access”
Hideki Tode received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in communications engineering from Osaka University in 1988, 1990, and 1997, respectively. From 1991 to 2008, he was an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor with Osaka University. He has been a Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University since 2008, which is renewed as Graduate School of Informatics, Osaka Metropolitan University from 2022. His current research interests include architectures and controls for optical networks, wireless LAN and sensor networks, future Internet, and content distribution networks. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics Information and Communication Engineers, Japan.

Masato Tsuru
Department of Computer Science and Networking,
Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering,
Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

“Fast and Efficient One-to-many File Transfer Using Multiple Multicast Trees Based on SDN Technologies”
Masato Tsuru received B.E. and M.E. degrees from Kyoto University, Japan in 1983 and 1985, respectively, and then received his D.E. degree from Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan in 2002.
He worked at Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Nagasaki University, and Japan Telecom Information Service Co., Ltd.
In 2003, he moved to the Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) as an Associate Professor, and then has been a Professor in the same department since April 2006 although the department name has been changed to Computer Science and Networks from April 2019.
He serves as Executive Vice President in charge of Information System of Kyutech from April 2017 to March 2020 and then as Director of Information Science and Technology Center of Kyutech from April 2020 to March 2023.
His research interests include performance measurement, modeling, and management of computer communication networks especially for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN).
He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, IEICE, and IPSJ.

Yew Soon Ong
President's Chair Professor,
Computer Science, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
BEng MEng PhD Dr.- FIEEE

“Deriving Set of Model Sets from Large Pretrained Models with Neuroevolutionary Multitasking”
Professor Yew-Soon Ong (M'99-SM'12-F'18) received the Ph.D. degree in artificial intelligence in complex design from the University of Southampton, U.K., in 2003. He was chair of the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Currently he is a President Chair Professor in Computer Science at NTU, and holds the position of Chief Artificial Intelligence Scientist of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research Singapore. At NTU, he also serves as Director of the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research and co-Director of the Singtel-NTU Cognitive & Artificial Intelligence Joint Lab. His research interest is in artificial and computational intelligence. He is founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence and associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks & Learning Systems, IEEE on Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence and others. He has received several IEEE outstanding paper awards and was listed as a Thomson Reuters highly cited researcher and among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.

Chang-Su Kim
School of Electrical Engineering,
Korea University, Korea
IEEE Fellow

“Order Learning and Its Applications to Computer Vision”
Chang-Su Kim received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Seoul National University with a Distinguished Dissertation Award in 2000. From 2000 to 2001, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Signal and Image Processing Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. From 2001 to 2003, he coordinated the 3D Data Compression Group in the National Research Laboratory for 3D Visual Information Processing in SNU. From 2003 to 2005, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Information Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong. In Sept. 2005, he joined the School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, where he is a professor. His research topics include image processing, computer vision, and machine learning. He has published more than 330 journal and conference papers. In 2009, he received the IEEK/IEEE Joint Award for Young IT Engineer of the Year. In 2014, he received the Best Paper Award from the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI). He was a member of the Multimedia Systems & Application Technical Committee (MSATC) of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. Also, he was an APSIPA Distinguished Lecturer for the term 2017-2018. He served as an Editorial Board Member of JVCI, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. He is a Senior Area Editor of JVCI. Dr. Kim is an IEEE Fellow.