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Name:KANG Yanfei
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Email: yanfeikang@buaa.edu.cn
Title: Associate Professor
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Education

Aug. 2014   Doctor of Philosophy                     Monash University, Australia

Dissertation: Event detection, classification and analysis on atmospheric time series

Supervisors: Professor Kate Smith-Miles and Professor Danijel Beluˇsic´

Thesis advisory committee: Professor Fima Klebanerand Professor Rob Hyndman

Jul. 2010   Masters coursework inStatistics Renmin University ofChina

Jul. 2009   Bachelor in Statistics                     Shandong University ofFinance and Eco- nomics

Research Interests

Statisticalcomputing · Time seriesanalysis · Big Data and machine learning

Working Experience

                 
 

Nov. 2016 present

 
 

Associate Professor

 
 

School of Economics and Manage-

 
 

 
 

 
 

ment, Beihang University

 
 

Aug. 2015   Aug. 2016

 
 

Senior R&D engineer

 
 

Big Data Group, Baidu Inc.

 

Projects:   Credit scoring with BigData; Bigretails data analysis;

Quantitative investment

Aug. 2014 Jul. 2015   Postdoctoral Research Fellow   Monash University

Topic: Visualising forecastingalgorithm performance usingevolved time series instancespaces

Research Projects

Stress-testingalgorithms: generating new test instances toelicit insights funded byAustralianResearch Council, investigator. (2014 2015)

Computer Skills

Good at deploying and developing statistical models in Big Data distributed system with

Hadoop and Spark

Daily usage of Hive and HBase for Big Data

Skilled in Python and R for web scraping with complicated web pages, data processing for complex data, statistical modeling and machine learning

Have the background in parallel computing

Publications

1. Kang, Y. (2012).Real-time change detection in time series based on growing feature quantization.

In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN). IEEE, pp.1–6, EI.

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Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Yanfei Kang                                                               2

 

 

 

2. Kang, Y., K. Smith-Miles, and D. Belusˇic´ (2013). How  to extract meaningful shapes from noisy time-series subsequences? In: Proceedings ofthe 2013 IEEE Symposium  on Computational Intelligence and Data Mining (CIDM).IEEE, pp.65–72, EI.

 

3. Kang, Y., D. Belusˇic´ , and K. Smith-Miles (2014). Detecting and Classifying Events in NoisyTime

 

Series. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 71(3), 1090–1104, SCI.

 

4. Kang, Y., D. Belusˇic´ , and K. Smith-Miles (2014). A note on the relationship between turbulent coherent structures and phase correlation. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of NonlinearScience

 

24(2), 023114,SCI.

 

5. Kang, Y., D. Belusˇic´ , and K. Smith-Miles (2015). Classes of Structures in the Stable Atmospheric

 

Boundary Layer. Quarterly Journal of the Royal MeteorologicalSociety 141 (691),2057–2069, SCI.

 

6. Kang, Y., D. Belusˇic´ , and K. Smith-Miles (2015). Detection, Classification and Analysis of Events in

 

Turbulence Time Series.Bulletin of the AustralianMathematical Society 91 (3), 521–522,SCI.

 

7. Kang,  Y., R. J. Hyndman, and K. Smith-Miles (2016).  Visualising Forecasting Algorithm Performance using Time Series Instance Spaces. International Journal of Forecasting (inpress).

 

 

Recent presentations

 

 

The 7th International Forum on Statistics ofRenmin University ofChina, 2016,China

 

 

The 2014 Conference -Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE)Australia, Australia

 

 

The 2013 IEEESymposium on ComputationalIntelligence and Data Mining (CIDM), Singapore

 

 

The 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN),  Brisbane, Australia

 

 

The 2011  Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Graduate Winter School, Brisbane, Australia

 

 

Teaching Associate Experience

 

 

Optimisation, Estimation and Numerical Methods,Monash University(2014)

 

 

Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Monash University (2011 2013)

 

 

Awards & Scholarships

 

 

“100-Talent Program, by Beihang University, Nov. 2016

 

 

AMSI Winter School Travel Award, by Australia Mathematical Science Institute, May

 

2012

 

 

Ph.D. scholarship for oversea studies, byChinese Scholarship Council(CSC), May 2010

 

 

First Class Scholarship, byRenmin University ofChina, 2009 2010

 

 

Outstanding Graduate of Shandong University ofFinance and Economics, May 2009

 

 

National Scholarship, by Ministry of Education of China, Oct.2008