Robert P. Biuk-Aghai  羅景山
Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications | Working Experience | Award and Honor | Teaching | Research | Selected Publications | Services | Professional Affiliations | Contact Details

Academic Qualifications
Working Experience
Award and Honor

Teaching Awards:

Awards of Supervised Projects:


Teaching

B.Sc. Courses

  1. Computers in Modern Society (SFTW100)
  2. Programming Science (SFTW120)
  3. Software Psychology (SFTW300)
  4. Database Systems I (SFTW370)
  5. Database Systems II (SFTW371)
  6. Groupware Systems (SFTW452)
  7. Software Project Management (SFTW497)
M.Sc. Courses
  1. Current Development in Databases (IMSS004)
  2. Internet Programming and Java Technology (IECM005)

Research

Research Groups

Research Interests

Recent Research Projects (Since 2002 - present)
  1. Framework for Analysis and Visualization of Wikis, April 2011 – December 2013. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Principal Investigator.
  2. Wiki as Pedagogical Tool for Translation: Social Constructivism in Action, joint project with Dr. Hari Venkatesan (FSH), January 2011 – December 2012. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Co- Investigator.
  3. Real-time Data Stream Mining, joint project with Dr. Simon Fong (FST), January 2010 – December 2011. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Co-Investigator.
  4. Hidden Cluster Detection and Visual Data Mining Framework for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management – II, joint project with Dr. Si Yain Whar (FST), January 2010 – December 2011. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Co-Investigator.
  5. Collaborative On-Line Writing, joint project with Prof. Christopher Kelen (FSH), June 2007 - May 2009. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Co-Principal Investigator.
  6. Vdeap: Visualization, Detection and Extraction of Suspicious Physical Access Patterns, March 2005 - June 2009. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Principal Investigator.
  7. DejaVis: Discovery and Visualization of Implicit Relationships in Shared Workspaces, July 2004 - September 2009. Joint project with the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia; UM portion of the project funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Principal Investigator.
  8. MacauMap III: Development of version 3 of the MacauMap Software Application, July 2005 - December 2007. Funded by the Macau Government Tourist Office. Principal Investigator.
  9. MacauMap II: Development of Handheld Digital Map of Macau, December 2002 - December 2004. Funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau. Co-Principal Investigator.

Selected Publications

Book/Chapter Contributions (Since 2002 - present)

  1. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Hari Venkatesan, TransWiki: Supporting Translation Teaching, in Khabib Mustofa, Erich J. Neuhold, A Min Tjoa, Edgar Weippl, Ilsun You (eds.), Information and Communication Technology, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7804, pp. 31-40, 2013, Springer.
  2. Iok-Fai Leong, Yain-Whar Si and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Predicting Temporal Exceptions in Concurrent Workflows, in Ghazi Alkhatib (ed.), Models for Capitalizing on Web Engineering Advancements: Trends and Discoveries, chapter 11, pp. 196-218, 2012, IGI Global.
  3. Yain-Whar Si, Kan-Ion Leong, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Simon Fong, Hidden Cluster Detection for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management, in Mao Lin Huang, Quang Vinh Nguyen and Kang Zhang (eds.), Visual Information Communication, chapter 10, pp. 159-172, Springer, 2009.
  4. Simeon J. Simoff and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai,  Supporting Virtual Workspace Design Through Media Mining and Reverse Engineering, in: Valery A. Petrushin and Latifur Khan (eds.), Multimedia Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Springer, London, 2007, chapter 19, pp. 383-403.
  5. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, MacauMap Mobile Phone Traveling Assistant, in Dhananjay Keskar (ed.), Mobile Telephony Business - An Introduction, ICFAI Books, Hyderabad, India, May 2007, chapter 14, pp. 141-150, ISBN 81-314-0622-9.
  6. Simeon J. Simoff and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Generation, Transfer and Utilisation of Knowledge: Knowledge Discovery and Visualisation, in: H. Hasan and M. Handzic (eds.), Australian Studies in Knowledge Management, University of Wollongong Press, 2003, pp. 184-238.
  7. Simeon J. Simoff and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Multimedia Mining of Collaborative Virtual Workspaces: An Integrative Framework for Extracting and Integrating Collaborative Process Knowledge, in: O. Zaiane, S. J. Simoff, and C. Djeraba (eds.), Mining Multimedia and Complex Data, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2797, Springer, Heidelberg, 2003, pp. 164-182.
  8. Simeon J. Simoff and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Discovering Emergent Virtual Work Processes in Collaborative Systems, in: R. Meersman, Z. Tari, et al. (eds.), On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2002: CoopIS, DOA, and ODBASE: Confederated International Conferences CoopIS, DOA, and ODBASE 2002 Proceedings, vol. 2519 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 286-303, Springer-Verlag, 2002.

Journal Papers (Since 2002 - present)

  1. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Cheong-Iao Pang and Yain-Whar Si, Visualizing large-scale human collaboration in Wikipedia, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2013, Elsevier. In press.
  2. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Roy Chi Kit Chan, Yain-Whar Si and Simon Fong, Visualizing recent changes in Wikipedia, Science China Information Sciences, vol. 56, no. 5, May 2013, Springer.
  3. Iok-Fai Leong, Yain-Whar Si and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Critical Path Based Approach for Predicting Temporal Exceptions in Resource Constrained Concurrent Workflows, International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering (IJITWE), vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 27-48, 2010, IGI Global.
  4. Herbert Shiu, Joseph Fong, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Reverse Engineering XML Documents Into DTD Graph With SAX, WSEAS Transactions on Computers, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1236-1241, June 2006.
  5. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Web-Based SVG Map System: Design and Implementation, GIS Development, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. 38-41, October 2005.
  6. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, MacauMap: A Success Story -- Digital Geospatial Information for Tourists and Locals, GIM International, vol. 18, no. 12, December 2004, pp. 77-79.
  7. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Simeon J. Simoff and Ingrid Slembek, Knowledge-Assisted Reverse Engineering of Virtual Work Processes, Informatik/Informatique special issue on Knowledge Management and Information Technology, 1/2002, pp. 30-34; co-published in UPGRADE, vol. III, no. 1, pp. 31-35, February 2002.
  8. Simeon J. Simoff and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Data Mining of Collaborative Virtual Workspaces: The “Space-Data-Memory” Framework, Informatik/Informatique special issue on Knowledge Management and Information Technology, 1/2002, pp. 35-38; co-published in UPGRADE, vol. III, no. 1, pp. 36-39, February 2002.

Conference Papers (Since 2002 - present)

  1. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Wai Hou Ao, A Novel Map-based Visualization Method Based on Liquid Modelling, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, Tianjin, China, 17-18 August, 2013, pp. 97-104, ACM.
  2. Saif Ur Rehman, Kamran Khan, Simon Fong and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, An Efficient New Multi-Language Clone Detection Approach from Large Source Code, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Seoul, Korea, 14-17 October 2012, IEEE.
  3. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Chi Kit Chan, Feeling the Pulse of a Wiki: Visualization of Recent Changes in Wikipedia, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction 2012, Hangzhou, China, 27-28 September 2012, ACM Press.
  4. Yain-Whar Si, Se-Hang Cheong, Simon Fong, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Tat-Man Cheong, A Layered Approach to Link Analysis and Visualization of Event Data, Seventh International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2012), Macau, China, 22-24 August 2012.
  5. Cheong-Iao Pang and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Wikipedia World Map: Method and Application of Map-like Wiki Visualization, The 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, Mountain View, California, USA, 3-5 October 2011, ACM Press.
  6. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Felix Hon Hou Cheang, Wikipedia Category Visualization Using Radial Layout, The 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, Mountain View, California, USA, 3-5 October 2011, ACM Press.
  7. Peter Kin-Fong Fong and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Visualizing Author Contribution Statistics in Wikis Using an Edit Significance Metric, The 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, Mountain View, California, USA, 3-5 October 2011, ACM Press.
  8. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Cheong-Iao Pang and Felix Hon Hou Cheang, Visualization of Large Category Hierarchies, The 2011 Visual Information Communication - International Symposium (VINCI '11), Hong Kong, China, 4-5 August 2011, ACM Press.
  9. Cheong-Iao Pang and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Map-like Wikipedia Overview Visualization, The 2011 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2011), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 23-27 May 2011, IEEE.
  10. Hari Venkatesan and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Wiki as a Pedagogical Tool for Translation Teaching, FIT Sixth Asian Translators' Forum, Macau, China, 6-8 November 2010.
  11. Peter Kin-Fong Fong and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, What Did They Do? Deriving High-Level Edit Histories in Wikis, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2010), Gdansk, Poland, 7-9 July 2010, ACM Press.
  12. Cheong-Iao Pang and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, A Method for Category Similarity Calculation in Wikis, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2010), Gdansk, Poland, 7-9 July 2010, ACM Press.
  13. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Keng Hong Lei, Chatting in the Wiki: Synchronous-Asynchronous Integration, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2010), Gdansk, Poland, 7-9 July 2010, ACM Press.
  14. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Yain-Whar Si, Simon Fong and Peng-Fan Yan, Security in Physical Environments: Algorithms and System for Automated Detection of Suspicious Activity, Proceedings of the Workshop on Behavior Informatics (BI'2010) - 14th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2010), Hyderabad, India, 21-24 June 2010.
  15. Iok-Fai Leong, Yain-Whar Si, Simon Fong and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Critical Path Based Approach for Predicting Temporal Exceptions in Resource Constrained Concurrent Workflows, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2009) — 2009 Workshop on Applications of Information Integration in Digital Ecosystems (AIIDE 2009), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-16 December 2009, pp. 697-703, ACM Press.
  16. Simon Fong, Yain-Whar Si and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Applying a Hybrid Model of Neural Network and Decision Tree Classifier for Predicting University Admission, The Seventh International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2009), Macau, 7-10 December 2009, IEEE.
  17. Simon Fong and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, An Automated University Admission Recommender System for Secondary School Students, The 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA 2009), Hanoi, Vietnam, 9-12 November 2009, pp. 37-42.
  18. Kan-Ion Leong, Yain-Whar Si, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Simon Fong, Contact Tracing in Healthcare Digital Ecosystems for Infectious Disease Control and Quarantine Management, Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (DEST 2009), Istanbul, Turkey, 1-3 June 2009, IEEE.
  19. Yang Hang, Simon Fong, Yain-Whar Si and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Simulating Competition Schemes in Agent-mediated Supply Chain Ecosystems, Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (DEST 2009), Istanbul, Turkey, 1-3 June 2009, IEEE.
  20. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Libby Veng-Sam Tang, Simon Fong and Yain-Whar Si, Wikis as Digital Ecosystems: An Analysis Based on Authorship, Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (DEST 2009), Istanbul, Turkey, 1-3 June 2009, IEEE.
  21. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Simon Fong and Yain-Whar Si, Design of a Recommender System for Mobile Tourism Multimedia Selection, 2nd International Conference on Internet Multimedia Services Architecture and Application (IMSAA 2008), Bangalore, India, 10-12 December 2008, IEEE.
  22. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai 罗景山, Fong Kin Fong 方健峰, Wong Kai Hong 黄启鸿 and Lu Di 吕迪, 移动设备的地理信息系统软件平台:掌中澳系统和 两种新的应用 (Platform for Mobile GIS: The MacauMap System and Two New Applications), 第五屆海峽兩岸GIS發展研討會論文集 (Proceedings of the Fifth Cross-Strait GIS Development Conference), Macau, 30-31 October 2008, Macau Cartography and Cadastre Bureau. In Chinese.
  23. Libby Veng-Sam Tang, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Simon Fong, A Method for Measuring Co-authorship Relationships in MediaWiki, WikiSym '08, Porto, Portugal, 8-10 September 2008, ACM.
  24. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Christopher Kelen and Hari Venkatesan, Visualization of Interactions in Collaborative Writing, Proceedings of the 2008 Second IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE DEST 2008), Phitsanulok, Thailand, 26-29 February 2008, pp. 97-102, IEEE.
  25. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, GSM-Based Provider-Independent Positioning Method, Location Asia 2007, Hong Kong, China, 13-14 September 2007.
  26. Pengfan Yan, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Simon Fong and Yain-Whar Si, Detection of Suspicious Patterns in Secure Physical Environments, Fourth International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA 2007), Harbin, China, 15-18 January 2007, vol. I, pp. 40-45, Macquarie Scientific Publishing, Sydney, Australia.
  27. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Visualizing Co-Authorship Networks in Online Wikipedia, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies 2006, Bangkok, Thailand, 18-20 October 2006.
  28. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Simeon J. Simoff and John Debenham, From Ad-hoc to Engineered Collaboration in Virtual Workspaces, Proceedings of the Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 11-14 August 2005, pp. 130-139, Association for Information Systems.
  29. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Performance Tuning in the MacauMap Mobile Map Application, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, Sydney, Australia, 4-7 July 2005, vol. II, pp. 316-321, IEEE Computer Society Press.
  30. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Visualization of Interactions in an Online Collaboration Environment, Proceedings of the 2005 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 15-20 May 2005, pp. 228-235, IEEE Computer Society Press.
  31. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Patterns of Virtual Collaboration in Online Collaboration Systems,  Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference Knowledge Sharing and Collaborative Engineering, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, 22-24 November 2004, pp. 57-62, ACTA Press.
  32. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, MacauMap: Next Generation Mobile Travelling Assistant, Proceedings Of Map Asia 2004, Beijing, China, 26-29 August 2004.
  33. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, An Information Model of Virtual Collaboration, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI-2003), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 27-29 October 2003, pp. 129-136, IEEE SMC.
  34. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, A Mobile GIS Application for Heavily Resource-Constrained Devices, Proceedings of Asia GIS 2003 Conference, Wuhan, China, 16-18 October 2003.
  35. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, MacauMap: Tourism-Oriented Mobile GIS Application, Proceedings of Map Asia 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13-15 October 2003.
  36. Simeon J. Simoff and Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, Integrated Media Mining for Virtual Workspace Design, in: V.P. Petrushin and A. Kao (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining (MDM/KDD'2003), in Conjunction with the 9th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Washington, DC, USA, 27 August 2003, pp. 56-67.
  37. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai, José António Choi Hoi and Kass Ian Un Pui, MacauMap: Handheld Digital Map of Macau, Proceedings of Symposium on Technological Innovation in Macau 2002, Macau, 14 December 2002, pp. 149-158, Association for Promotion of Science and Technology of Macau.
  38. Robert P. Biuk-Aghai and Simeon J. Simoff, Assisting the Design of Virtual Work Processes via On-line Reverse Engineering, Proceedings of the 35th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 7-10 January 2002, pp. 58-67, IEEE Computer Society Press.

Services

Professional Services (Since 2002 - present)

University Services (Since 2002 - present)

Community Services (Since 2002 - present)


Professional Affiliations
Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau
Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: N325
Telephone: (853) 8397-4375
Fax: (853) 28838314
Email: robertb
Personal Homepage: http://www.cis.umac.mo/~robertb