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Contact Details

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Dr. Chen received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, in 2009. Until 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering, NCKU. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, during 2014-2015. He is currently a Senior Lecturer with the School of Information Technology, Monash University Sunway Campus. Dr. Chen serves as the Chair of the Signal Processing Chapter, IEEE Harbin Section. He was invited as a Guest Editor in ACM Transactions in Embedded Computing, Elsevier Journal of Neurocomputing, and Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • M.D. in Computer Science (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • B.A. in Computer Science (National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan)

Teaching Involvement

  • FIT2081 - Mobile application development
  • FIT3047 - Industry experience studio project 1
  • FIT2034 - Computer programming 2
  • FIT5145 - Introduction to data science
  • FIT1043 - Introduction to data science


Research Interests

  •     Data analytics
  •     Machine learning
  •     Audiovisual sensor networks


Selected Journal Papers

  • Geo-conquesting based on graph analysis for crowdsourced metatrails from mobile sensing, "IEEE Communications Magazine, 2017"
  • Cognitive sensors based on ridge phase-smoothing localization and multiregional histograms of oriented gradients,  IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing , 2016 (To be published)
  • Intelligent marketing in smart cities: Crowdsourced data for geo-conquesting, IEEE IT Professional Magazine, 2016 (ISI, SCI)
  • Cross-Layer opportunistic scheduling for device-to-device video multicast services, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, vol. 15, No. 2, pp.37:1-37:18, Feb. 2016.  (ISI, SCI)
  • QoE-enabled big video streaming for large-scale heterogeneous clients and networks in smart cities, IEEE Access, vol. 4, pp. 97–107, Dec. 2015 (ISI, SCI)
  • Profit optimization for wireless video broadcasting systems based on polymatroidal analysis, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia , vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 2310–2327, Sep. 2015 (ISI, SCI, A*)
  • Efficient divide-and-conquer classification based on parallel feature-space decomposition for distributed systems, IEEE Systems Journal , 2015 (ISI, SCI)
  • Speech emotion verification using emotion variance modeling and discriminant scale-frequency maps, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing , vol. 23, no. 10, pp. 1552–1562, Jun. 2015 (ISI, SCI)
  • Support vector analysis of large-scale data based on kernels with iteratively increasing order Springer Journal of Supercomputing, 2015 (ISI, SCI)
  • Profit improvement in wireless video broadcasting system: A marginal principle approach, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing , vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 1659–1671, Aug. 2015 (ISI, SCI, A*)
  • Gabor-based nonuniform scale-frequency map for environmental sound classification, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering , vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 607–613, Apr. 2014 (ISI, SCI)
  • Mixed sound event verification on wireless sensor network for home automation, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics , vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 803–812, May 2013 (ISI, SCI)
  • Smart homecare surveillance system: Behavior identification based on state transition support vector machines and sound directivity pattern analysis, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetic Systems , vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 1279–1289, Mar. 2013 (ISI, SCI)
  • Video search and indexing with reinforcement agent for interactive multimedia services, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems , vol. 12, no. 2, Feb. 2013 (ISI, SCI)
  • Structuralized context-aware content and scalable resolution support for wireless VoD services, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics , vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 713–720, May 2009 (ISI, SCI)
  • A novel video summarization based on mining the story-structure and semantic relations among concept entities, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia , vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 295–312, Feb. 2009 (ISI, SCI)

Journal Papers of Co-supervised Ph.D. Students

  • Detection of the third heart sound based on nonlinear signal decomposition and time-frequency localization, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering , 2015 (To be published) (ISI, SCI)
  • A new binary halve clustering method and ERT processor for ASSR system, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems , vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 1871–1884, 2015. (ISI, SCI)
  • Fixed-point computing element design for transcendental functions and primary operations in speech processing, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems , vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 1993–1997, Oct 2015.  (ISI, SCI)
  • Measurement of duration, energy of instantaneous-frequencies, and splits of subcomponents of the second heart sound,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement , vol. 64, no. 7, pp. 1958–1967, Jul. 2015.  (ISI, SCI)
  • Quantitative measurement of split of the second heart sound (S2), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics , vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 851–860, Jul.–Aug. 2015. (ISI, SCI)
  • Low-complexity hardware design for fast solving LSPs with coordinated polynomial solution, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems , vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 230–243, Mar. 2014.  (ISI, SCI)
  • REC-STA: Reconfigurable and efficient chip design with the SMO-based training accelerator, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems , vol. 22, no. 8, pp. 1791–1802, 2014. (ISI, SCI)

Professional Appointment

Current Roles

  • Chair of IEEE Signal Processing Chapter, IEEE Harbin Section