Dr. Sen Wang

Sen Wang
School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Griffith University, Gold Coast campus Parklands Dr Southport, Qld 4125
Office: G09.1.64, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University
Phone: 61-7 5552 8523
Email: sen.wang@griffith.edu.au

General Information

Sen Wang received his Ph.D. in The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia in 2014. He got his M.E degree in Computer Science and B.Sc degree in Computer Science from Jilin University, China and Liaoning Shihua Universtiy, China, respectively. He was an ARC post-doctoral research fellow supervised by A.Prof. Xue Li in DKE group in UQ for 2.5 years. From July 2016, he joined Big Data Lab led by Dr. Bela Stantic, and Griffith University as Lecturer.

Research Interests

  • Medical Data Analysis 
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Pattern recognition and Machine learning algorithms
  • Big data analytics


  1. Xiaowei Xue, Feiping Nie, Sen Wang, Xiaojun Chang, Bela Stantic and Min Yao, Multi-view Correlated Feature Learning by Uncovering Shared Component, AAAI 2017 (accepted).

  2. Sen Wang, Xue Li, Xiaojun Chang, Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng and Guodong Long, Learning Multiple Diagnosis Codes for ICU Patients with Local Disease Correlation Mining. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery (TKDD) 2016. (to appear)
  3. Sen Wang, Xiaojun Chang, Xue Li, Guodong Long, Lina Yao, and Quan Z. Sheng. Diagnosis Code Assignment Using Sparsity-based Disease Correlation Embedding. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge Discovery and Engineering (TKDE), 2016. (to appear)
  4. Sen Wang, Feiping Nie, Xiaojun Chang, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng, and Lina Yao, Uncovering Locally Discriminative Structure for Feature Analysis. The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases ( ECML-PKDD 2016). Riva del Garda, Italy, September 19-23, 2016.
  5. Min Xie, Hongzhi Yin*, Fanjiang Xu, Hao Wang, Weitong Chen and Sen Wang. "Learning Graph-based POI Embedding for Location-based Recommendation". The 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management(CIKM'16), Hyatt Hotel, Indianapolis, United States, 2016. (Full research paper,Acceptance rate: 17.6%).
  6. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Xue Li, Sen Wang, and Wan Zou. Online Activity Recognition via Dictionary-based Sparse Representation of RFID Sensing Data. International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2015 (Accepted).
  7. Sen Wang, Feiping Nie, Xiaojun Chang, Lina Yao, Xue Li, and Quan Z. Sheng. Unsupervised Feature Analysis with Class Margin Optimization. ECMLPKDD 2015, Accepted.
  8. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Anne. H. H. Ngu, Byron Gao, Xue Li and Sen Wang. Multi-Label Classification via Learning a Unified Object-Label Graph with Sparse Representation. World Wide Web Journal (WWWJ) , 2015 (to appear).
  9. Sen Wang, Pingbo Pan, Guodong Long, Weitong Chen, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng, Compact Representation for Large-Scale Unconstrained Video Analysis. WWWJ, 2015. (To Appear).
  10. Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Wenjie Ruan, Xue Li, Sen Wang, Zhi Yang and Wan Zou. Device-Free Posture Recognition via Online Learning of Multi-Dimensional RFID Received Signal Strengtha. The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015) , Melbourne, Australia, December 14 - 17, 2015.
  11. Sen Wang, Xiaojun Chang, Xue Li, Quan Z. Sheng, and Weitong Chen. "Multi-task support vector machines for feature selection with shared knowledge discovery." Signal Processing(2014).
  12. Yan Yan, Gaowen Liu, Sen Wang, Jian Zhang, Kai Zheng. Graph-based Clustering and Ranking for Diversified Image Search. Multimedia System, 2014 (accepted).
  13. Ling Chen, Xue Li, Sen Wang, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Nicole Huang, Quanzheng Sheng, and Mohamed Sharaf. Mining Personal Health Index from Annual Geriatric Medical Examinations. In ICDM 2014 (accepted).
  14. Xiaojun Chang, Feiping Nie, Sen Wang, Yi Yang, Xiaofang Zhou and Chengqi Zhang. Compound Rank-k Projections for Bilinear Analysis. IEEE TNNLS, 2014 (To Appear).
  15. Xin Zhao, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Michael Sheng, Sen Wang, Mao Ye. Structured Streaming Skeleton: a New Feature for Online Human Gesture Recognition. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), accepted, (June 2014).
  16. Xiaojun Chang, Haoquan Shen, Sen Wang, Jiajun Liu, Xue Li. Semi-supervised Feature Analysis for Multimedia Annotation by Mining Label Correlation. In PAKDD, vol. 8444, pp. 74-85, 2014.
  17. Sen Wang, Zhigang Ma, Yi Yang, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Alexander G. Hauptmann. Semi-supervised Multiple Feature Analysis for Action Recognition. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 16(2), pp. 1-10, 2014.
  18. Xin Zhao, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Sen Wang. Human action recognition based on semi-supervised discriminant analysis with global constraint. Neurocomputing, 105: 4550, 2013.
  19. Chaoyi Pang, Qing Zhang, Xiaofang Zhou, David Hansen, Sen Wang, Anthony Maeder. Computing unrestricted synopses under maximum error bound. Algorithmica, 65(1): 1-42, 2013.
  20. Sen Wang, Zhongwen Xu, Yi Yang, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Alexander G. Hauptmann. Fall Detection in Multi-Camera Surveillance Videos: Experimentations and Observations. In Proceeding of ACM International Conference on Multimedia Workshop on Multimedia Indexing and information Retrieval for Healthcare, Spain, 2013, 33-38.
  21. Sen Wang, Yi Yang, Zhigang Ma, Xue Li, Chaoyi Pang, Alexander G Hauptmann. Action Recognition by Exploring Data Distribution and Feature Correlation. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, USA, 2012, 1370-1377.
  22. Sayan Unankard, Ling Chen, Peng Li, Sen Wang, Zi Huang, Mohamed A. Sharaf, Xue Li. On the Prediction of Re-tweeting Activities in Social Networks A Report on WISE 2012 Challenge. In Proceedings of Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE), Paphos, Cyprus, 2012, 7651: 744-754.

Awards & Honors:

  • 02/12/2014, Premier's Awards for Open Data - Best use of open data Winner: WikiQueensland - a big data fusion system.
  • 02/12/2014, Microsoft StartUp Q Award Winner: WikiQueensland - a big data fusion system.
  • 01/07/2014, Runner-up Awards. Science for Solutions 2014 open data competition, the Department of Science Information Technology Innovation and the Arts, Queensland Government
  • 30/11/2012, Championship Team on Mining Track in the 13th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE) 2012 Challenge

Teaching & Tutoring

  • Advanced Databases (7205ICT)
  • Web Information Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Spatial and Multimedia Databases
  • Information Retrieval and Web Search