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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Tianyang 'Timmy' Wang

Dr. Tianyang 'Timmy' Wang

Email

Office

2149 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1078
660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2016

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Computer Science; Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2015
  • M.S. Computer Science; Jilin University, 2010
  • B.S. Software Engineering; Jilin University, 2006

Courses Taught

Northwest Missouri State University

  • CS 44560 Advanced Topics in Database Systems. Fall 2016
  • CS 44141 Computer Programming I (Python). Fall 2016
  • CS 44101 Foundations of Computing. Fall 2016

University of Central Missouri

  • CS 5000 - Introduction to Big Data. Summer 2015
  • CS 5010 - Advanced Applications Development in Java. Summer 2015
  • CS 5900 - Compiler Design and Construction. Fall 2015

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

  • Independent lab teaching
    • CS 200b - Computer Concepts. Spring 2012-Fall 2013
    • CS 201 - Solving Problems Using Computer (Programming Concepts). Spring 2013
  • Assistance
    • CS 330 - Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms. Fall 2010-Fall 2011
    • CS 335 - Operating Systems. Fall 2010-Spring 2011. Fall 2013
    • CS 412 - Programming Distributed Applications. Fall 2014
    • CS 435- Software Engineering. Spring 2015
    • CS 455 - Advanced Algorithm Design and Analysis. Fall 2011, Spring 2015
    • CS 491-2/591-1 Machine Learning. Spring 2014
    • CS 591-2 Big Data. Fall 2014

Scholarly Activity

Selected Publications

  • T. Wang and N. Mogharreban. “A Visual Perceptual Descriptor with Depth Feature for Image Retrieval,” submitted to Informatica, 2015.
  • N. Mogharreban.and T. Wang. “Self-Adaptive Feature Selection Strategy for Multi-types Object Classification Problem,” in Proceedings of ICAI, 2013.
  • T.  Wang  et  al.,  “Implementation  of  Collaborative  Control  in  Supply  Chain Management by Using DA and Workflow Technology,” in Proceedings of ITNG, pp.303-308, 2008.
  • H. Sun, Z. Fang, T. Wang. “CDHL: A Hybrid Range-Free Localization Algorithm in Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proceedings of FCST, pp. 180-183, 2010.
  • Y. Ma, Z. Fang, J. Liu, T. Wang. “A Content-Based Multimedia Retrieval System Base on MPEG-7 Metadata Schema,” in Proceedings of ITNG, pp. 1200-1201, 2008.

Professional Activities

  • Student Reviewer of "IJCAI" paper: Cooperative Swarm based Evolutionary Approach to find optimal cluster centroids in Cluster Analysis. 05/2013.
  • Student Reviewer of "IJCAI" paper: Joint Embedding Learning and Sparse Regression: A Framework for Unsupervised Feature Selection. 09/2011.