Keynote Speakers-ICKE 2020
IEEE Fellow, Prof. Akihiko Sugiyama, Okayama University, Japan
Speech Title: Learning Mathematics while Seeing it: Ellipse Fitting (Click for abstract)
Biography: Kenichi Kanatani received his B.S., M.S, and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1972, 1974, and 1979, respectively. After serving as Professor of computer science at Gunma University, Japan, and Okayama University, Japan, he retired in 2013 and is now Professor Emeritus of Okayama University. He is the author of ``Group-Theoretical Methods in Image Understanding'' (Springer, 1990), ``Geometric Computation for Machine Vision'' (Oxford University Press, 1993), ``Statistical Optimization for Geometric Computation: Theory and Practice'' (Elsevier Science, 1996), ``Understanding Geometric Algebra: Hamilton, Grassmann, and Clifford for Computer Vision and Graphics (CRC Press, 2015), ``Ellipse Fitting for Computer Vision: Implementation and Applications'' (Morgan & Claypool, 2016), and ``Guide to 3D Vision Computation: Geometric Analysis and Implementation'' (Springer 2016). He is a Fellow of IEICE, IEEE, and IAPR.
IEEE Fellow, Prof. Wen-Chun Kao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Speech Title: Intelligent eLearning System with the Visible-Spectrum Gaze Tracker (Click for abstract)
Biography: Prof. Wen-Chung Kao received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 2000, he was a Department Manager at SoC Technology Center, ERSO, ITRI, Taiwan. From 2000 to 2004, he was an Assistant Vice President at NuCam Corporation in Foxlink Group, Taiwan, where he was responsible for leading embedded software team to develop digital still/video cameras. In 2002, he was also invited to form SiPix Technology Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, where he was in charge of setting up the research team of the company and studying flexible electrophoretic display. Since 2004, he has been with National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Taipei, Taiwan, where he is currently a Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering and the Dean of College of Technology and Engineering. His current research interests include system-on-a-chip (SoC) as well as embedded software design, flexible electrophoretic display, machine vision system, digital camera system, and color imaging science.He is the Founding General Chair of IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics – Taiwan, the General Chair of The 17-th IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, and the General Chair of The 38-th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Las Vegas. Currently, he serves as a Senior Editor of IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, VP of International Affairs in IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, and VP of Conferences in IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society. He is a Fellow of IEEE.