Keynote Speaker - Jianping Zhang Bio
Dr. Jianping Zhang is Principal AI Scientist at the MITRE Corporation. His responsibilities include conducting R&D work in Machine Learning and Data Mining for US Government applications. Prior to joining MITRE, he was Chief Architect in AOL from 2004 to 2006, where he led efforts in developing web content categorization service, web filtering services, and web user profiling platform. From 2000 to 2004, Dr. Zhang was a Lead AI Scientist in MITRE, where he worked on data mining projects for different US Government agencies. He developed a rule induction algorithm, RLSD, for data with highly unbalanced distributions. RLSD has been successfully applied to a Customer Service application in suspicious activity detection and is being applied in another fraud detection problem. From 1990 to 2000, Dr. Zhang was Assistant/Association Professor in Utah State University. Dr. Zhang obtained his Ph.D from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Computer Science in 1990.