Prof Qiang YANG Elected as Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition
Prof Qiang YANG has been elected as Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) for his significant contributions to data mining and transfer learning.
The prestigious biennial IAPR Fellow Award was introduced in 1994 to acknowledge the distinguished contributions to the field of pattern recognition and to IAPR activities. According to the Constitution and Bylaws of IAPR, the number of fellows elected every two years must not exceed 0.25% of the total IAPR membership. Both service to IAPR and scientific contributions to the field of pattern recognition are taken into account in the selection process.
Prof Yang is a professor at CSE and the Director of Noah's Ark Research Lab of Huawei. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining, with specialization in transfer learning and sensor-based activity recognition. He is an IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, and an ACM Distinguished Scientist.