PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. HOO WAI LAM

Department of Information System
Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
 
  wlhoo@um.edu.my
 Department of Information System, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member, 2016 to 2018, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Committee, Faculty, 11/04/2018 to 31/07/2019 (Internal Audit)
  • Chairman, Faculty, 09/04/2018 to 09/04/2018 (ADSE Enablement Session - SAP Analytics Cloud Workshop)
  • Committee, Faculty, 06/04/2018 to 08/04/2018 (Dean's Cup)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Logic
  • Pattern Recognition and Image Recognition
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Mujtaba, G., Shuib, L., Idris, N., Hoo, W. L., Raj, R. G., Khowaja, K., Shaikh, K., & Nweke, H. F. (2018). Clinical Text Classification Research Trends: Systematic Literature Review and Open Issues. Expert Systems with Applications, 116, 494-520. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Hoo, W.L., Lim, C.H. & Chan, C.S. 2015. Keybook: Unbias Object Recognition using Keywords. Expert Systems with Applications 42(8) : 3991-3999 (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 2.240) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee, H. Y., Hoo, W. L. & Chan, C. S. 2015. Color video denoising using epitome and sparse coding. Expert Systems with Applications 42(2) : 751-759 (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 2.240) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hoo, W. L. & Chan, C. S. 2015. Zero-Shot Object Recognition System Based on Topic Model. IEEE Transactions on Human- Machine Systems. 45(4) : 518-525 (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 1.982) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hoo, W. L., & Chan, C. S. (2015). Recognizing unknown objects with attributes relationship model. Expert Systems with Applications, 42(23), 9279-9283. (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2018
  • Hoo, W. L., & Chan, C. S. (2018). Anisotropic Partial Differential Equation Based Video Saliency Detection. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), pp. 2311-2315. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Hoo, W. L., Miron, A., Badii, A., & Chan, C. S. (2015, September). Skin-based privacy filter for surveillance systems. In Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 269-272). IEEE. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Hoo, W. L., Kim, T. K., Pei, Y., & Chan, C. S. (2014, August). Enhanced random forest with image/patch-level learning for image understanding. In Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2014 22nd International Conference on (pp. 3434-3439). IEEE. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Hoo, W.L. & Chan, C.S. (2013) PLSA-based Zero-Shot Learning, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, pp. 4297-4301 (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Sport analytics - structural analysis in sports data, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Sport analytics - structural analysis in sports data, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Person - Oriented Image Retrieval Using Natural Language Description, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Person - Oriented Image Retrieval Using Natural Language Description, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • Skin-based privacy filter for surveillance systems. In Systems, International Conference In Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP), 2015-09-10 to 2015-09-12, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City, University of London, (International)
  • SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Analytics Cloud Training Session, 2018-05-17 to 2018-05-17, FSKTM, (University)
  • Anisotropic Partial Differential Equation Based Video Saliency Detection, 25th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2018-10-07 to 2018-10-10, IEEE, (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Big Data Management using Hadoop, International Workshop on Data Analytics (IWDA) 2018, 2018-08-28 to 2018-08-29, FSKTM, (National)
OTHERS
  • Data Analytics and Its Applications, Data Science Research Symposium (DSRS 2018), 2018-07-12 to 2018-07-12, FSKTM, (University)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Session Chair, Data Science Research Symposium (DSRS 2018), 2018, (University)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Treasurer, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Malaysia Chapter, Committee Member, 2018-2018, (National)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Journal reviewer for IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica and Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Data Science Research Symposium (DSRS 2018), Article In Proceeding ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Reviewer for conference - Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Article In Proceeding ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Internal examiner for Master of Computer Science (Research), Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Internal examiner for Master of Data Science (Coursework), Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Organising committee for the ASEAN Data Science Explorer (ADSE) National finals, (National), 13/09/2018 until 13/09/2018
  • Speaker for International Workshop on Data Analytics 2018, (National), 28/08/2018 until 29/08/2018
  • Judge for Open Category: National Robotics Competition (NRC) 2018, (National), 05/07/2018 until 05/07/2018
  • Chair - SAP Analytics Cloud Enablement Session in University of Malaya, (International), 09/04/2018 until 09/04/2018

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Tan Ying Hua, IMAGE CAPTIONING BASED ON LSTM, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Muwanei Sinyinda, ENHANCING MULTILINGUAL SENTIMENT ANALYSIS USING COMBINED CLASSIFICATION APPROACHES, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Fatemeh Bakhshian, THE IMPACT OF DOMINANT COLOR IN ONLINE ADVERTISEMENT ON PURCHASE INTENTION:, 2018/2019

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • BIG DATA MANAGEMENT, 2017/2018(2), 39, 0
FIRST DEGREE
  • BUSINESS ANALYTICS AND INTELLIGENCE, 2018/2019(1), 18, 3
  • PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, 2018/2019(1), 240, 7