Presentation Schedule


  Presenting Author



  Time Limit (min)

  'Some Shades of Grey!' Interpretability and Explainability of Deep
  Neural Networks

  Prof Andreas Dengel


  Keynote #1


  Multimodal Multitask Emotion Recognition using Images, Texts

  Mathieu Pagé Fortin

  Univ of Laval

  Oral (long)


Weakly supervised image
retrieval via coarse-scale feature fusion and
multi-level attention blocks

  Xiaong Ji

  Fudan University

  Oral (short)



  Developing Shared Evaluation Frameworks for
  Digital Innovation in Culturally-Effective, Patient-Oriented Healthcare
  Translation and Communication: Australia and Switzerland

  Prof Christine Ji

  Univ of Sydney/ Univ of Geneva

  Keynote #2


  Cross-modal Collaborative Manifold Propagation for Image

  Jian Meng

  Univ of Beijing

  Oral (short)


Multi-modal dialog for browsing large
visual catalogs using
exploration-exploitation paradigm in a joint embedding space

  Arkabandhu Chowdary

  Rice University

  Oral (short)



  Multimodal datasets for Pedestrian Recognition (Topic be finalized)

  Kong Quan

  Hitachi Ltd

  Keynote #3


  Fusion QR code representation Improves Malware Classification

  Krishna Madgula

  TeamDL India

  Oral (short)



Prof. Dr. Prof. hc Andreas Dengel, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)

Andreas Dengel is Site Manager at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Kaiserslautern and Scientific Director of the research area Smart Data & Knowledge Services at DFKI. Since 1993 he is Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Kaiserslautern. Since 2009 he also has a professorship (kiyakuin) at the Department of Informatics and Intelligent Systems at the Graduate School of Engineering of Osaka Prefecture University. Andreas has led numerous international conferences and is on the Editorial Board of international journals and book series. He has authored or edited 13 books and is the author of more than 350 scholarly publications, some of which have received the Best Paper Award. He supervised more than 250 doctoral, master and bachelor theses. In addition, he is the founder, initiator and mentor of many successful start-up companies, two of which have been awarded the "Pioneer Spirit Award" and the "Cebit Innovation Award". He was honored with the "Founding Sponsor of the Year" award for his contributions. In addition, Andreas is a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and Chairman of the Flexible Factory Partner Alliance (FFPA). He advises academic institutions, research programs and ministries at home and abroad. For his scientific achievements, Andreas received one of the most prestigious personal scientific awards in Germany, the Alcatel / SEL Award on Technical Communication, and was named "Distinguished Honorary Professor" (tokubetu eiyo kyoju) at Osaka Prefecture University, an award that only five researchers received within 135 years. His research interests include Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Immersive Quantified Learning, Data Mining and Semantic Technologies.