Ding-Yun ChenDing-Yun Chen received his B.S. degree in Information and Computer Engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University in 1997. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He did his M.S. research on panoramic image system and received the first prize of Dragon Thesis Award in 1999. He did the research on image/audio watermarking from 2000-2001. His doctoral research focused on content-based 3D model retrieval, and also published a 3D model search engine on Internet to query 3D shapes from 2D drawings, text or a retrieved 3D model in 2003. The search engine is one of the best 3D model retrieval systems around the world. He worked at Realtek Semiconductor Corp. for four years Reserve Duty Officer of Mandatory Military Service from 2003-2007. He did the research on digital halftoning using Wang Tiles in 2004 and got the patent in 2007. From 2004-2007, he worked on video/image coding and processing firmware/software in an embedded real-time system for a System-On-Chip MPEG project.
Ding-Yun Chen¡¦s interests span a number of areas in computer graphics and multimedia, including 3D Model Retrieval, Video/Image Search Engine, Panorama/Street View, Virtual Reality, Video and Image Content Analysis/Coding/Processing, Multimedia Watermarking, Embedded Real-Time System, etc.