Li Chen, PhD
Department of Computer Science and
of Bedfordshire (Renamed from U of Luton, Luton, UK), 2001. Advisor: Dr. Osei
Adjei. ( PhD Thesis:
lambda-connectedness and its application to image segmentation,
recognition, and reconstruction.)
Computer Science, Utah State University (Logan, USA), 1995. Advisor: Dr.
Don Cooley (MS Thesis: Possibility functions based fuzzy neural networks
and their applications to image processing)
Computer Science, Wuhan University (Wuhan, China), 1982. Advisor: Li Qrong-Zhang (BS Dissertation: Matrix representations
of some combinatorial problems and their applications.)
Current Research Focus
- Discrete Geometry and Digital
- Data Science: Theory and
- Applied Algorithm Design
- Advanced Algorithm Analysis
- Design and Analysis of
- Special Topics: Advanced
Algorithms in Data Science
- Computational Geometry
- Senior Projects
- Senior Seminar
- L. Chen, Z. Su, B. Jiang,
Mathematical Problems in Data Science, Springer, 2015,
- L. Chen, Digital and Discrete Geometry:
Theory and algorithms, (Monograph and secondary text book), Springer,
- L. Chen, Digital Functions and
Data Reconstruction, Springer, 2013.
- L. Chen, Discrete
Surfaces and Manifolds, June 2004.
- C. E. Concolato, L. Chen,
Data Science: A New Paradigm in the Age of Big-Data Science and Analytics,
New Mathematics and Natural
Computation Vol. 13, No. 02, pp. 119-143 (2017).
- L. Chen, A Digital-Discrete
Method For Smooth-Continuous Data Reconstruction, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol 96, No 2,
2010, pp 47-65. (ISSN 0043-0439).
- L. Chen, and Y. Rong, Digital
topological method for computing genus and the Betti
and its Applications, Volume 157, Issue 12, 2010, Pages
- L. Chen, and B. Fu, Linear
and sublinear time algorithms for the basis of Abelian groups,
Theoretical Computer Science,
- C-T Lu, Y. Kou, J. Zhao, and L. Chen, Detecting and
Tracking Region Outliers in Meteorological Data, Information Sciences,
Vol 177, pp1609-1632, 2007. (Chen was the communication author.)
- G. Agnarsson and Chen, On the
extension of vertex maps to graph homomorphisms,
Discrete Mathematics, Vol 306,
No 17, pp 2021-2030, Sept. 2006.
Dr. Chen was
appointed as a Distinguished ACM Speaker in Oct. 2015 for three years.