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COMP hosted distinguished Chinese visiting scholar public lecture

Our Department was proud to host a public lecture featuring Prof. Gao Wen from Peking University on 25 Nov 2013. He shared his insights on video coding in the lecture entitled “Model-Base Video Coding”. Prof. Gao was among other  five eminent scholars across different fields nominated at PolyU’s Distinguished Chinese Visiting Scholars Scheme, and was honoured at a special ceremony presentation on 27 Nov 2013 in recognition of his life-long efforts in knowledge discovery and transfer.

Being a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Vice-President of National Natural Science Foundation of China and Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Prof. Gao is an expert in this specific area. He has long dedicated to research in the fields of video coding and processing, image and video compression, face recognition, sign language recognition and synthesis, image retrieval and multimodal interface.