AUT - Quan Bai

AUT

Dr Quan Bai

Programme Leader (MPhil & PhD) and Senior Lecturer

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 Ext: 8435

Email: quan.bai@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
WT115, AUT Tower, 2-14 Wakefield St , Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Postal Address:
Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand


Qualifications:

PhD in Computer Science, University of Wollongong, Australia

Master in Computer Science, University of Wollongong, Australia

Bachelor in Engineering, Tianjin University, China

Biography:

Dr Quan Bai received his PhD (2007) and MSc (2002) from the University of Wollongong, Australia, and graduated with double bachelor’s degree (2001) from Tianjin University, China. After he received his PhD, Quan worked as a Postdoctoral Research Follow for the University of Wollongong (2007-2009), and for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) (2009-2011).

Teaching Areas:

Software Engineering, Programming, Artificial Intelligence 

Research areas:

My research is mainly focused on Intelligent Systems, Knowledge Management & Provenance, Service-Oriented Computing, Multi-Agent Coordination and Trust Computing.

Current Research Projects:

  • Trust Computing in Distributed Systems
  • Data Provenance for eScience
  • Multi-agent Coordination

Publications:

Journal papers:
  1. Fenghui Ren, Minjie Zhang, John Fulcher and Quan Bai, “Knowledge Discovery in Unclean Data Sets Using Vector Clustering and Regression Analysis", Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems, accepted, pp 15 approx.
  2. Xing Su, Minjie Zhang, Yi Mu and Quan Bai, “Trust-based Service Provider Selection in Service-oriented Environments”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol. 11, No. 10, pp 1-9, 2011.
  3. Quan Bai, Fenghui Ren, Minjie Zhang and John Fulcher, “Using Colored Petri Nets to Predict Future States in Agent-Based Scheduling and Planning Systems”, Multiagent and Grid Systems – an International Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 527-542, 2010,
  4. Dayong Ye, Minjie Zhang, Quan Bai and K Khin Than Win, “A Novel Task Allocation Protocol in Agent  Organizations and its Application to Health Care Problems”, International Journal of Computers and their Applications, Vol. 17, No.3, pp. 150-160, 2010,
  5. Quan Bai, Minjie Zhang and Kwang Mong Sim, “Flexible Negotiation Modelling by Using Coloured Petri Nets”, Journal of Information Technology Research, Vol. 2, NO. 3, pp. 1-17, 2009
  6. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “A Flexible and Reasonable Mechanism for Self-interested Agent Team Forming”, Special Issue on Negotiation Mechanisms for Multiagent and Grid Resource Management System, Multiagent and Grid Systems – an International Journal, Vol. 4, pp 85-102, 2008.
  7. Minjie Zhang, Xijin Tang, Quan Bai and Jifa Gu, “Expert and Knowledge Mining in Complex Multi-agent Systems”, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 222-234, 2007
  8. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “Agent Coordination through Knowledge Management”, International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Sciences, pp. 45-52, 2004

Edited Book
  1. Quan Bai, Qing Liu, Stephen Giugni, Darrel Williamson and John Taylor (eds), Data Provenance and Data Management for eScience, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-29930-8
  2. Quan Bai and Naoki Fukuta (eds), Advances in Practical Multi-Agent Systems, Springer, 2010, ISBN: 9783642160974

Book chapters:
  1. Qing Liu, Quan Bai, Phong Huong, Corne Kloppers, Paulo De Souza, David Lemon, Peter Fitch, Li Ding and Peter Fox, “Linked Australian Data for Sustainability Science - A Case Study”, in Linking Government Data, Springer, pp .181-204, 2011
  2. Quan Bai, Siddeswara Guru, Daniel Smith, Qing Liu and Andrew Terhorst, “A Multi-agent View of the Sensor Web”, Advances in Practical Multi-Agent Systems, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, pp. 435-445, 2010
  3. Quan Bai, Fenghui Ren, Minjie Zhang and John Fulcher, “Chapter 8: CPN-Based State Analysis and Prediction for Multi-agent Scheduling and Planning”. In Advances in Agent-Based Complex Automated Negotiations, Eds by Ito, Zhang, Robu, Fatima and Matsuo, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, Vol 233, pp. 161-176, 2009
  4. Dayong Ye, Minjie Zhang, Danny Sutanto and Quan Bai, “A Hybrid Multi-agent Framework for Load Management in Power Grid Systems”, Advances in Practical Multi-Agent Systems, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, pp. 129-143, 2010
  5. Minjie Zhang, Quan Bai, Fenghui Ren and John Fulcher, “Collaborative Agents for Complex Problems Solving”, the Computational Intelligence: Collaboration, Fusion and Emergence, Springer, pp. 361-399, 2009
  6. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “A Fuzzy Logic-Based Approach for Flexible Self-Interested Agent Team Forming. in Rational Robust and Secure Negotiation in Multi-Agent Systems”, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer Publisher, Vol. 89, Chapter 6, pp.101-113, 2008.
  7. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “Coordinating Agent Interactions under Open Environments”, Applied Intelligent Systems, pp. 52-67, 2006
  8. Quan Bai, Minjie Zhang, and Haijun Zhang, “A Coloured Petri Net Based Strategy for Multi-agent Scheduling”. Rational, Robust, and Secure Negotiations in Multi-Agent Systems, IEEE Press, pp. 3-10, 2005

Full conference papers:

  1. Quan Bai, Xing Su, Qing Liu, Andrew Terhorst, Minjie Zhang, Yi Mu, “Case-Based Trust Evaluation from Provenance Information”. the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom’11), Changsha, China, 2011, accepted,  pp 8 approx. (Rank A in CORE)
  2. Dayong Ye, Minjie Zhang and Quan Bai, “A Composite Self-organisation Mechanism in an Agent Network”. the Proceedings of International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), Lecture Note in Computer Science, LNCS 6997, PP. 249-256, 2011, Sydney, Australia, (Rank A in CORE)
  3. Xing Su, Minjie Zhang, Yi Mu and Quan Bai, “GTrust: An Innovated Trust Model for Group Services Selection in Web-based Service-Oriented Environments”, the Proceeding of International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), Lecture Note in Computer Science, LNCS 69 97, PP. 306-313, 2011, Sydney, Australia. (Rank A in CORE)
  4. Dayong Ye, Minjie Zhang, Quan Bai and Takayuki Ito, “Self-organisation in an Agent Network via Multiagent Q-Learning”, the Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Knowledge Management and Acquisition for Smart Systems and Services (PKAW2010), LNAI 6232, pp. 14-26, Daegu, Korea, 2010. (Rank B in CORE)
  5. Quan Bai, Qing Liu and Andrew Terhorst, “Knowledge discovery in hydrology by using association rules”, the Proceedings of the 9th Hydro Informatics Conference, pp. 1110-1117, Tianjin, China, 2010
  6. Meng Zhang, Byeong Ho Kang and Quan Bai, “Association Rule Based Situation Awareness in Web-based Environmental Monitoring Systems”, In the Proceedings of the International Conference on u- and e-Service, Science and Technology, Jeju Island, Korea, pp.  224-232, 2010
  7. Qing Liu, Quan Bai and Andrew Terhorst, “Provenance-Aware Hydrological Sensor Web”, In the Proceedings of the 9th Hydro-informatics Conference, pp. 1307-1315, Tianjin, China
  8. Siddeswara Guru, Daniel Smith and Quan Bai, “Using Scientific Workflow Tools to Process Hydro-Meteorological Data in Near Real-Time”, In the Proceedings of the 9th Hydro-informatics Conference, pp. 1375-1382, Tianjin, China, 2010
  9. Dayong Ye, Quan Bai, Minjie Zhang, Khin Than Win and Zhiqi Shen, “An Efficient Task Allocation Protocol for P2P Multi-Agent Systems”, In the Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA’09), pp. 11-18, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 2009
  10. Shaojie Yuan, Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “Discovery of Core-Nodes in Event-Based Social Networks”, In the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD'09), Tianjin, China, pp. 430-434, 2009
  11. Dayong Ye, Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “Ontology-Based Knowledge Representation for a P2P Multi-Agent Distributed Intrusion Detection System”, in the Proceedings of IFIP International Workshop on Network and System Security, Shanghai, China, pp. 111-118, 2008
  12. Dayong Ye, Quan Bai, Minjie Zhang and Zhen Ye, “P2P Distributed Intrusion Detections by Using Mobile Agents”, In the Proceedings of the 7th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science, Portland, Oregon, USA, pp. 259-265, 2008
  13. Dayong Ye, Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “A Mobile Agent Based Peer-to-Peer Framework for Distributed Intrusion Detections”, In the Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, Sydney, pp. 45-50, 2007
  14. Fenghui Ren, Minjie Zhang and Quan Bai, “A Fuzzy-based Approach for Partner Selection in Multi-agent Systems”, In the Proceedings of the 6th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 457-464, 2007
  15. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “A Coloured Petri Net Based Approach for Flexible Agent Interactions”, In the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference in IT and Application, Harbin, pp. 186-191, China, 2007.
  16. Minjie Zhang, Xijin Tang, Quan Bai and Jifa Gu, “An Ontology-based Approach for Expert and Knowledge Mining in Complex Multi-agent Systems”. In the proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Science (KSS2006), pp. 93-98, 2006.
  17. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “Dynamic Team Forming in Self-Interested Multi-Agent Systems”. In the Proceedings of the 8th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI2005), Sydney, Australia, LNAI Vol 3809, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 674-683, 2005. (Rank B in CORE)
  18. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “Flexible Agent Team Forming in Open Environments”, In the proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Technology, Phuket, Thailand, pp. 402-407, 2005.
  19. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “A Colored Petri Net Based Approach for Multi-agent Interactions”, In the proceedings of the second International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents, Palmerston North, New Zealand, pp. 152-158, 2004.
  20. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “SWOAM - A Semantic Web Based Online Auction Multi-agent System”. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce (IAWTIC'2004), Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 329-336, 2004.
  21. Quan Bai, Wei Li, and Minjie Zhang, “A Computational Strategy for Information Integration in Meta-Search Agent Systems”. In the proceedings of International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, Las Vegass, pp. 44-49, 2003.
  22. Quan Bai, Wei Li, Minjie Zhang, and Kaiyu Song, “A Fuzzy Logic Based Strategy for Information Integration in Meta-Search Agent Systems”. In the proceeding of the 4th International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences, Guangzhou, China, pp. 37-42, 2003.
  23. Quan Bai and Minjie Zhang, “An Ontology Based Multi-agent Online Auction System”. In the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, Chiang Mai, Thailand, pp. 197-202, 2003


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