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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
November 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Siu-Cheung Chau



Contact:

email: Siu-Cheung Chau
phone: 519-884-0710
ext: 3050

 

Research



Research Interests: Dependable Multi-Computer Networks, Dependable Computer Systems, Fault-Tolerant Broadcasting and Gossiping Algorithms, Distributed Databases, Data Mining, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition.

Publications:

 

A. Mohamed, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, “A New Adaptive Evidential Reasoning Approach for Network Alarm Correlation”, in Proceedings of  10th IEEE Jubilee International Symposium on Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics SAMI 2012, page 241-246, January 2012, Slovakia.

Wegdan Abdelsalam, David Chiu, Siu-Cheung Chau, Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, “Moving Object Modelling Approach for Lowering Uncertainty in Location Tracking Systems”, in Proceeding of the Canadian Conference on AI 2011, page 26-31, May 2011.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, Wegdan Abdelsalam, “Significantly improving Scan-Based Shape Representations Using Rotational Key Feature points”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6111, page 284-293, Springer, June 2010, Portugal.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Wegdan Abdelsalam, Siu-Cheung Chau, “Shape Representation and Description Using The Hilbert Curve”,  Journal of Pattern Recognition Letters, Volume 30, issue 4, page 348-53, Elsevier, March 2009.

Jeff Armstrong, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, “A Rotation-Invariant Approach to 2D Shape Representation using the Hilbert Curve", Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR 2009, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5627, page 594-603, Springer, July 2009, Halifax, Canada.

Wegdan Abdelsalam, Siu-Cheung Chau, David Chiu, Maher Ahmed, Yasser Ebrahim, “ROOTS, The ROving Objects Trip Simulator”, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases, SSTD 2009, Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 5644,  page 445-449, Springer, July 2009, Denmark.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, Wegdan Abdelsalam, “A Novel Warping Distance Measure”,  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2008, page 2172-2175, IEEE press, October 2008, San Diego.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, Wegdan Abdelsalam, “Shape Matching Using a Novel Warping Distance Measure”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5112, page 465-474, Springer, June 2008, Portugal.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, Wegdan Abdelsalam, “A Template-Based Shape Representation Technique”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5112, page 497-506, Springer, June 2008, Portugal.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, Wegdan Abdelsalam, "A View-Based 3D Object Shape Representation Technique", Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, ICIAR 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4633, pages 411-422, Springer, August 2007, Montreal.

Yasser Ebrahim, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, Wegdan Abdelsalam, “An Efficient Shape Representation and Description Technique”, Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2007, Volume 6, pages 441- 444, IEEE press, September 2007, San Antonio, Texas.

Wegdan Abdelsalam, Yasser Ebrahim, Siu-Cheung Chau, and Maher Ahmed, “A Roving User Modeling Framework for Location Tracking Applications”, Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, page 169-194, IEEE press, September 2006, Toronto.

Siu-Cheung Chau, Tiehong Xiao, Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “Routing and Scheduling in a Novel Optical Multistage Interconnection Network”, Proceedings of Euro-Par 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3648, page 984-993, Springer, August 2005, Lisbon.

Siu-Cheung Chau, Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “Optimal All-to-All Personalized Exchange for a Novel Optical Multistage Interconnection Network”, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, Volume 3, No. 1, pages 19-24, Inderscience, 2005.

Yasser Ebrahim, Wegdan Abdelsalam, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, “Using the Hilbert Filling Curve and Wavelet Approximation for Binary-Image Shape Representation and Matching”, Proceedings of the ICGST International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (ARAS-05), December 2005, Cairo.

Wegdan Abdelsalam, Yasser Ebrahim, Siu-Cheung Chau, Maher Ahmed, “Using Classification for Managing Complexity of User Models in Location-Aware Applications”, Proceedings of the ICGST International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (ARAS-05), December 2005, Cairo.

Wegdan Abdelsalam, Siu-Cheung Chau, Maher Ahmed, Yasser Ebrahim, “Managing Uncertainty in Location Based Applications”, Proceedings of the IEE Mobility Conference 2005, IEEE press, November 2005, Guangzhou, China.

Yasser Ebrahim, Wegdan Abdelsalam, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, “Binary-Image Shape Representation and Matching Using the Hilbert Filling Curve and Wavelet Approximation”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing 2005, page 530-535, ACTA press, September 2005, Benidorm, Spain.

Yasser Ebrahim, Wegdan Abdelsalam, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau, “Proposing a Hybrid Tag-Camera-Based Identification and Navigation Aid for the Visually Impaired”, Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communication and Networking Conference, page 172-177, IEEE press, January 2005, Las Vegas.

Wegdan Abdelsalam, Siu-Cheung Chau, Maher Ahmed, Yasser Ebrahim, “A User Modeling Approach to Improving Estimation Accuracy in Location-tracking Applications”, Proceedings of the third ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA-05), January 2005, Cairo.

Siu-Cheung Chau, Tiehong Xiao, “A New Algorithm for Message Routing and Scheduling in Optical Multistage Interconnection Networks”, Proceedings of the Fourth IASTED International Multi-Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications, pages 749-755, ACTA press, July 2004.

Y. Ebrahim, W. Abdelsalam, M. Ahmed, and Siu-Cheung Chau, “BarTag, a Camera-Based System for Face-to-Face Automatic Identification and Communication”, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp),  pages 33-37, September 2004, Nottingham.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “Load Balancing between Heterogeneous Computing Clusters”, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Grid and Cooperative Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3033, pages 75-82, Springer, December 2003.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “Load Balancing between Computing Clusters”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies, pages 548-551, IEEE press, August 2003.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “An Optical Multistage Interconnection Network for Optimal All-to-All Personalized Exchange”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies, pages 292-295, IEEE press, August 2003.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “An Optimal (d-1) -Fault-Tolerant All-to-All Broadcasting Scheme for d-Dimensional Hypercubes”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies, IEICE, pages 351–356, September 2002.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “A Gracefully Degradable Declustered RAID Architecture”, Journal of Cluster Computing, January 2002, 5(1), pages 97–105, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “A re-configurable fault-tolerant hypercube with global sparing”, Proceedings of the seventh IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable computing, IEEE Computer Society, December 2000, pages 156–165.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-chee Fu, “An Improved Direct Dimension Exchange Method for Load Balancing in k-ary n-cube Multi-computers”, Proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, pages 2373-2379, CSREA press, June 2000.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-Chee Fu, “Gracefully Degradable Declustered RAID Architecture with near Optimal Maximal Read and Write Parallelism”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, pages 309–318, IEEE Computer Society, December 2000.

Ada Wai-chee Fu and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Locating Corruptions in a Replicated File in a Distributed Environment”, Journal of Supercomputing, 13(1), pages 71–97, 1999.

Ada Wai-chee Fu and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Cyclic-Cubes: A New Family of Interconnection Networks of Even Fixed-Degrees”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, pages 1253–1268, IEEE Computer Society, December 1998.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-chee Fu, “A Method to create Gracefully Degradable Clustered RAID”, Digest of FastAbstracts of the 28th IEEE International Symposium on Fault-Tolerant Computing, IEEE Computer Society, June 1998, pages 13–14.

KeWang, Weining Zhang and Siu-Cheung Chau,Weakly “Independent Database Schemes”, Journal of ACTA Informatica, 34(01), pages 1–22, 1997.

Ada Wai-chee Fu and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Locating More Corruptions in a Replicated File”, Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, IEEE Computer Society, October 1996, pages 168–177.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Ada Wai-chee Fu, “Fast and Robust Broadcasting in Faulty Hypercubes”, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, IEEE Computer Society, October 1996, pages 158–163.

Ada Wai-chee Fu, and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Efficient Detection of Corruption in a Replicated File using Reed Solomon Decoder”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications, IEEE Computer Society, September 1996, pages 713–716.

Weining Zhang and Ke Wang and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Data Partition and Parallel Evaluation of Datalog Program”. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Computer Society, February 1995, pages 163–176.

Ke Wang and Weining Zhang and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Decomposition of Magic Rewriting”, Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, Association for Computing Machinery, March 1995, pages 329–381.

Siu-Cheung Chau, “An Optimal (d-1)-Fault-Tolerant Broadcasting Scheme for d-Dimensional Hypercubes”, CD-ROM Journal of Computing and Information, Special issue on Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computing and Information, Peterborough, May 1994, pages 493–508.

Siu-Cheung Chau, “On Implementing Large Fault-Tolerant Binary Tree Architecture in WSI”, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computing and Information, Sudbury, IEEE Computer Society, June 1993, pages 145–149.

Ke Wang and Weining Zhang and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Minimize Linear Mutual Recursion by Rule Unfolding”, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computing and Information, Sudbury, IEEE Computer Society, June 1993, pages 98–102.

Siu-Cheung Chau and A. L. Liestman, “A General Scheme for Fault-Tolerance in Multi-Computer Networks”, Proceedings of the Second Hong Kong International Computing Science Conference, The Computer Chapter, IEEE Hong Kong Section, December 1992, pages 92–98.

Siu-Cheung Chau and Weining Zhang and A.L. Liestman, “Fault-Tolerant for Multistage Interconnection Networks”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computing and Information, Toronto, IEEE Computer Society, May 1992, pages 430–435.

Weining Zhang, KeWang and Siu-Cheung Chau, “Data Partition: A Practical Parallel Evaluation of Datalog Program”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Information Systems, IEEE Computer Society, December 1991, pages 98–105.

Siu-Cheung Chau and A. L. Liestman, “A Fault-Tolerant Binary Tree Architecture”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computing and Information, Ottawa, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 497, Springer-Verlag, May 1991, pages 335–346.

Siu-Cheung Chau and A. L Liestman, “A Proposal for a Fault-Tolerant Binary Hypercube Architecture”, Digests of Papers of the 19th International Symposium on Fault-Tolerant Computing, IEEE Computer Society, June, 1989, pages 323–330.

Siu-Cheung Chau and A. L. Liestman, “Constructing Fault-tolerant Minimal Broadcast Networks”, Journal of Combinatorics, Information and System Science, volume 11, number 1, pages 1–18, 1986.

Siu-Cheung Chau and A. L Liestman, “New Methods to Construct Minimal Broadcast Networks”, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing, Congressus Numerantium, Winnipeg, 1985, pages 193–203.

Siu-Cheung Chau and A. L. Liestman, “Constructing Minimal Broadcast Networks”, Journal of Combinatorics, Information and System Science, 1985, volume 10, number 3–4, pages 110–122.