Ching-Yung Lin

Ching-Yung Lin
Research Scientist, IBM Research


Dr. Ching-Yung Lin is a Research Scientist and Project Lead at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. He joined IBM in 2000, after getting his Ph.D. from Columbia University. Dr. Lin is also an affiliate associate professor in the University of Washington and an adjunct associate professor in Columbia Univ. Dr. Lin is the Lead of the IBM SmallBlue project – an Integrated Socio-Informatics Network Analysis and Application Platform since 2006. This is an IBM Corporation effort including worldwide Research, Software, and Service divisions. Inside IBM, this platform has been capturing and analyzing both people networks, document networks, and the cross-layer links between people and documents. An external product version of this platform (IBM Atlas) is available to other organizations. His researches mainly focus on multimodality signal analysis and complex network analysis, with applications on machine learning, distributed computing, embedded vision system, social computing and security. In 2003, Dr. Lin created and led more than 100 researchers in 23 worldwide research institutes for the first large-scale collaborative video semantic annotation project. He is the Editor of the Interactive Magazines (EIM) of the IEEE Communications Society, 2004-2006, an associate editor of the IEEE Trans. on Multimedia 2004-2007, a guest editor of the Proceedings of the IEEE, SI on Multimedia Security, and a guest editor of the EURASIP Journal of Applied Signal Processing, SI on Visual Sensor Networks, Sept. 2006. He is the General Chair of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2009 of the Signal Processing Society, Circuits and Systems Society, Communications Society, and Computer Society. He was also a Program Co-Chair of the 15th Wireless and Optical Communication Conferences, in 2006.


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