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Fridays, January 19 to May 18, 2018, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room B6605 (Blue Zone), City University of Hong Kong
Room CD634 (Enter from D or E core), Hong Kong Polytechnic University


All seminars will be in English

The Centre for Chaos and Complex Networks at the City University of Hong Kong and the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University continue their joint seminar series in this semester, to present tutorial overviews and original research work in the general areas of chaos and bifurcation, systems control, complex networks and their engineering applications. A list of tentative topics and schedule is as follows.

19 Jan
Prof. Michael Small, University of Western Australia, Australia
Building networks with discrete dynamics from time series (Venue: G6302, CityU, Chair: R. Chen)
23 Jan (Tue)
Prof. Anders Lindquist, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
What is the connection between artificial speech and modern mathematics, and how can this be used in system identification and robust control? (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: J. Chen)
26 Jan
Prof. Yanmei Kang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Some Quantitative Analysis for Stochastic Dynamics of Gene Regulatory Networks (Venue: CD634, PolyU, Chair: M. Tse)
2 Feb (11am)
Prof. Michael Rosenbluh, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Enabling the Use of the Bandwidth Resource in Coherent Optical Detection (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: N. Chan))
2 Feb
Prof. Shinji Hara, Chuo University, Japan
Hierarchically Decentralized Control Synthesis with Electric Vehicle Applications (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: J. Chen)
9 Feb
Dr Yuhong Wang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Urban Road Networks: From Ordinary to Extraordinary (Venue: CD634, PolyU, Chair: M. Tse)
23 Feb
Dr Shaofu Yang, Southeast University, China
Distributed Optimization Based on Networked Systems (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: W. Tang)
2 Mar
Dr Changyuan Yu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Physical Layer of Optical Fiber Communication and Sensor Systems (Venue: CD634, PolyU, Chair: F. Lau)
9 Mar
Dr Yao Guo, Fudan University, China, and York University, Canada
From Randomly Switched Systems to Temporal Complex Networks: Stability and Synchronization (Venue: G6302, CityU, Chair: K.W. Chung)
16 Mar
Dr Man-Wai Mak, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Deep Learning: Concepts, Tools, and Applications (Venue: CD634, PolyU, Chair: M. Tse)
23 Mar
Dr Mark Saul, American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, USA
Computer Science Unplugged (Venue: Y6405, CityU, Chair: C.W. Tan)
6 Apr
In view of the long weekend following Ching Ming Festival, the turn-up rate is expected to be low and Dr Wen Chen's seminar will be rescheduled to another date.
13 Apr
Dr Qingpeng Zhang, City University of Hong Kong
Optimizing HIV Interventions for Multiplex Social Networks via Partition-Based Random Search (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: L. Dai)
20 Apr
Dr Gang Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Application of Solution Process Organic Semiconductors in Printable Solar Photovoltaic Device (Venue: CD634, PolyU, Chair: F. Lau)
27 Apr
Dr Guofeng Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Quantum gradient descent algorithm (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: N. Chan)
4 May
Prof. Xu Zhao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Advanced control strategies enabling grid integration of wind power (Venue: CD634, PolyU, Chair: M. Tse)
11 May
Dr Yang Lou, City University of Hong Kong
Toward Stronger Robustness of Network Controllability (Venue: B6605, CityU, Chair: T. Chow)
18 May (2:30pm)
Prof. Frank Allgower, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Live and Let die - How control theory may contribute to the cure of cancer (Venue: G6302, CityU, Chair: )
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