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LEUNG, Clement



Education Background

PhD, University College London

Master, Oxford University

Bachelor, McGill University

Research Field
Self-Learning Media Search Engines Using Deep Knowledge, Monte Carlo Reinforcement Learning


Clement Leung obtained his BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from McGill University, Canada, his MSc in Mathematics from Oxford University, and his PhD in Computer Science from University College London. He has held several academic appointments in Europe, including an Established Chair and Head of Department at the University of London.  His Australasian academic appointments include the Foundation Chair in Computer Science at Australia’s Victoria University, as well as full professorships at the National University of Singapore and Hong Kong Baptist University.

He holds two US patents, and his publications include five books and over 150 research articles, His services to the research community include serving as Program Chair, Program Co-Chair, Keynote Speaker, Panel Expert, and on the Program Committee and Steering Committee of major International Conferences. In addition to contributing to the editorship of ten international journals, he has served as Chairman of the International Association for Pattern Recognition Technical Committee on Multimedia and Visual Information Systems, as well as well as on the International Standards (ISO) MPEG-7 Committee responsible for generating standards for digital multimedia, where he played an active role in shaping the influential MPEG-7 International Standard. He is listed in Who's Who in the World, Great Minds of the 21st Century, Who's Who in Australia, Dictionary of International Biography, and Who's Who in Australasia & Pacific Nations. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and a Chartered Engineer.   

Academic Publications:

Five books and well over 150 research articles.

Among the publications outlets are:  IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, ACM Journal of Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Communications, The Computer Journal, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Journal of Database Technology, Information Processing Letters, Acta Informatica, IEEE  Transactions on Affective Computing, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering, Journal of Information Science, and IEEE Multimedia.