Mr Hongbo Du
Hongbo Du, Lecturer at the University of Buckingham, top UK university for student satisfaction
Hongbo Du holds a BSc from Beijing University of Science and Technology, and an MSc in Computer Studies and MPhil in Computing both from the University of Essex, UK.
At Buckingham, Hongbo is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science.
has long experience in teaching various modules on the Computing programmes.
is responsible for teaching Structured Programming, Principles of Database Systems, Database Technologies and Data Mining courses for the BSc Computing programme, and Applied Techniques of Data Mining for the MSc Innovative Computing programme.
is also the programme directors for the BSc Computing and BSc Computing with Minor programmes, Graduate Certificate in Computing and Graduate Diploma in Computing.
has recently been involved as the grant holder of a European Tempus project (JEP-41058-2006) in developing the MSc in Computer Graphics for the Media Industry at Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, a partner institution of Buckingham.
Between 1998 and 2004, Hongbo was also a visiting lecturer at City University, London.
Hongbo's primary area of research is database systems and data mining.
is interested broadly in data mining techniques and their applications in various problems.
is currently interested in the application of classification and clustering techniques in image, biological and financial data.
is also interested in human-computer interaction and visual languages, and supervising research students in these areas.
Hongbo is currently a professional member of the British Computer Society.
, "Data mining project: a critical element in teaching, learning and assessment of a data mining module"
Data Mining Techniques and Applications: An Introduction (Andover: Cengage Learning, 2010)
Hongbo Du et al., "Computer graphics for the media industry: Synthesis of art and science"
Naseer Al-Jawad, Hongbo Du
, Sabah Jassim et al., "Content-based video indexing and searching with wavelet transform"
, Sabah Jassim et al., "Effects of Attribute Selection Measures and Sampling Policies on Functional Structures of Decision Trees"