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Wen-shin Lee

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Lee Wen Shin        
Computational Mathematics Research Group
Mathematics and Computer Science Department
University of Antwerp
Middelheimlaan 1, 2020 Antwerpen
Belgium
Office: G.313 Campus Middelheim
Phone: +32  3.265.38.62
Fax:  +32  3.265.37.77
Email:  wen-shin.lee@uantwerpen.be
URL:  www.win.ua.ac.be/~wlee
Education
Professional Experience
Professional Services
  • Editor (January 2016 - present)
    ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA)
  • Secretary (July 2007 - June 2009, July 2009 - June 2011, July 2011 - June 2013)
    ACM Special Interest Group on Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation (SIGSAM)
Professional Conferences
  • General Conferences
    General Chair
    Milestones in Computer Algebra (MICA 2016), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, July 16-18 2016
    Coordinator
    Sparse Modelling and Multi-Exponential Analysis, 5-Day Seminar at the Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany, June 14-19 2015
  • Special Sessions
    Co-organizer
    Sparse Approximation Session, The 4th Dolomites Workshop on Constructive Approximation and Applications (DWCAA16), Alba di Canazei, Trento, Italy, September 8-13 2016
    Minisymposium on Sparse Models, Interpolation and Polynomials, SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (SIAM AG13), Fort Collins, Colorado, August 2-3 2013
  • Program Committee
    Co-chair
    The Asian Symposium on Computer Mathematics 2012 (ASCM 2012)
    Member
    The 18th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2016)
    The 41st International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2016)
    The 17th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2015)
    The 16th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2014)
    The 15th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2013)
    The 14th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2012)
    The 36th International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2011)
    The Asian Symposium on Computer Mathematics 2007 (ASCM 2007)
    The 31st International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2006)
    The Asian Symposium on Computer Mathematics 2003 (ASCM 2003)
  • Poster Committee
    Chair
    The 39th International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2014)
    Member
    The 33rd International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2008)
    The 29th International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2004)
  • Session Chair
    "Univariate Root Finding", International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2016 (ISSAC 2016), Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, July 20 2016
    "Sparse Interpolation II", International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2014 (ISSAC 2014), Kobe, Japan, July 24 2014
    "MS34" Minisypmsium on Sparse Models, Interpolation and Polynomials, SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (AG13), Fort Collins Colorado, August 2 2013
    "Session C", International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2006 (ISSAC 2006)
    "Session 2 - Polynomials I", International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2001 (ISSAC 2001)
  • Local Arrangements and Web Master
    East Coast Computer Algebra Day 1999
  • Invited Participant (no talk)
    Workshop: The Computational Complexity of Polynomial Factorization, American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., May 15-19 2006
Presentations
Lectures at Conferences:
  1. Identification Problems in Sparse Sampling
    Lecture, CMO Workshop 16w5038: Sparse Interpolation, Rational Approximation and Exponential Analysis, Casa Matemática Oaxaca, Mexico, October 31 (October 30-November 4), 2016
  2. Identification Problems in Sparse Sampling
    Sparse Approximation Session, The 4th Dolomites Workshop on Constructive Approximation and Applications (DWCAA 16), Alba di Canazei, Trento, Italy, September 10 (8-13), 2016
  3. Sparse Interpolation
    Survey Talk, Milestones in Computer Algebra (MICA 2016), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, July 18 (16-18), 2016
  4. How Sub-Sampling Leads to More Robustness and Higher Resolution in Digital Signal Processing
    Invited Talk, Workshop on Linear Algebra and Symbolic-Numeric Computation, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada, October 31 (26-31), 2015
  5. A Sparse Sampling Method to Estimate Parameters in Multivariate Exponential Sums
    Contributed Talk, The 6th Workshop on High-Dimensional Approximation (HDA 2015), University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, September 15 (14-18), 2015
  6. How Sub-Sampling Can Lead to More Robustness and Higher Resoluton in Parametric Spectral Analysis
    Invited Talk, Third Workshop on Hybrid Methodologies for Symbolic-Numeric Computation, an embedded meeting of The 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2015), Beijing China, August 10 (10-14), 2015
  7. A Sparse Sampling Method to Estimate Parameters in Multivariate Exponential Sums
    Lecture, Seminar on Sparse modelling and multi-exponential analysis, Schloss Dagstuhl-Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany, June 18 (14-19), 2015
  8. Numerical Multivariate Polynomial Factorization
    Invited Talk, Minisymposium on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions: Computational Aspects, The 13th International Symposium on Orthogonal Polynomials, Special Functions and Applications (OPSFA), National Institute of Standard and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.A., June 1 (1-5), 2015
  9. From Computer Algebra to Signal Processing
    Plenary Talk, the 20th Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (ACA 2014), Fordham University, New York City, New York, U.S.A., July 9 (9-12), 2014
  10. Prony's Method in Higher Dimensions
    Contributed Talk, Constructive Functions 2014, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., May 29 (26-30), 2014
  11. Sparse Interpolation and Signal Processing
    Invited Talk, Institute of Mathematics for Industry (IMI) Workshop on Developments in Computer Algebra Research and Collaboration with Industry 2013 (DCAR 2013), Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, August 22 (21-23), 2013
  12. Sparse Interpolation and Signal Processing
    Invited Talk, Session on Sparse Models, Interpolation and Polynomials, SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (SIAM AG 13), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A., August 3 (1-4), 2013
  13. Sparse Multivariate Rational Interpolation
    Contributed Talk, Approximation in High Dimension Session, The 3rd Dolomites Workshop on Constructive Approximation and Applications (DWCAA 2012), Alba di Canazei, Trento, Italy, September 12 (9-14), 2012
  14. Multivariate Prony's Method
    Invited Talk, Fields Institute Workshop on Hybrid Methodologies for Symbolic-Numeric Computation (Hybrid 2011), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, November 17 (16-19), 2011
  15. Multivariate Prony's Method
    Contributed Talk, International Conference on Scientific Computing (SC2011), S. Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy, October 14 (10-14), 2011
  16. Searching for Sparsity
    Keynote Talk, International Workshop on Certified and Reliable Computation (CRC 2011), NanNing, GuangXi, China, July 18 (17-20), 2011
  17. Searching for Sparsity
    Invited Talk, SIAM/MSRI Workshop on Hybrid Methodologies for Symbolic-Numeric Computation, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California, U.S.A., November 18 (17-19), 2010
  18. Multivariate Sparse Interpolation
    Contributed Talk, Seventh International Conference on Curves and Surfaces, organized by SMAI-AFA, Centre International des Congrés du Palais des Papes, Avignon, France, June 26 (24-30), 2010
  19. Reconstructing a Sparse Trigonometric Polynomial
    Contributed Talk, Interdisciplinary Workshop on Sparsity and Modern Mathematical Methods for High Dimensional Data, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, April 9 (6-10), 2010
  20. A Symbolic-Numeric Approach toward Polynomial Algebra
    Contributed Talk, EU Marie Curie Network SAGA Workshop Shape, Algebra, Geometry and Algorithms, Auron, France, March 16 (15-19), 2010
  21. A Symbolic-Numeric Approach toward Polynomial Algebra
    Lecture, Seminar on Computer-Assisted Proofs - tools, methods and applications, International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, November 19 (15-20), 2009
  22. Symbolic-Numeric Methods for Polynomial Algebra
    Invited Talk, NSF Workshop on Future Directions of Symbolic Computation Research and their Applications to the Domain Sciences (NSF SC 2009), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, U.S.A., May 1 (April 30-May 1), 2009
  23. Probabilistically Stable Algorithms for Numerical Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Lecture, Seminar on Challenges in Symbolic Computation Software, International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, July 4 (2-7), 2006
  24. Early Termination in Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Lecture, Symposium: computer algebra techniques for modelling problems, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, May 22, 2006
  25. Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Invited Talk, AMS-SIAM Special Session on Symbolic-Numeric Computation and Applications, Joint Mathematics Meetings of American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., January 15 (12-15), 2006
  26. Sparse Polynomial Interpolation and Representation
    Lecture, Workshop on Challenges in Linear and Polynomial Algebra in Symbolic Computation Software (05w5039), Banff International Research Station, Banff, Canada, October 4 (1-6), 2005
  27. Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Interpolation of Multivariate Polynomials
    Contributed Talk, Symbolic-Numeric Session, Ninth Rhine Workshop on Computer Algebra, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, March 26 (25-26), 2004
  28. Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Interpolation of Multivariate Polynomials (.ps, .pdf)
    Invited Talk, Symbolic-Numeric Methods for Curves and Surfaces Session, The 9th International Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., July 30 (28-31), 2003
  29. Interpolation of Sparse Approximate Multivariate Polynomials
    Minisymposia Presentation, MS56 Numerical Polynomial Algebra (Part III) Session, First Joint Meeting of CAIMS and SIAM, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 22, 2003
  30. Early Termination in Polynomial Interpolation Algorithms and Applications (.ps, .pdf)
    Invited Talk, Young Researchers Invitational Session, The 8th International Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece, June 25 (25-28), 2002
Colloquia and Seminar Lectures:
  1. Sparse Interpolation, Padé Approximation, Signal Processing, and Tensor Decomposition
    Symbolic Computation Seminar, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., April 11, 2017
  2. How Sub-Sampling Leads to More Robustness and Higher Resolution in Digital Signal Processing
    Seminar Talk, Analyse numérieque - Equations aux dérivées partielles, laboratoire de Mathématiques Paul Painlevé UMR CNRS 8524, Lille University of Science and Technology, Lille, France, December 10, 2015
  3. How Sub-Sampling Leads to More Robustness and Higher Resolution in Digital Signal Processing
    Seminar Talk, the Inverse Problem and Analysis Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sicences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A., November 9, 2015
  4. Searching for Sparsity
    Seminar Talk, Department of Applied Mathematics, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan, September 1, 2013
  5. Searching for Sparsity
    Seminar Talk, Department of Mathematics, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, May 3, 2012
  6. Searching for Sparsity
    Seminar [TP2] Computational Science and Engineering, Center of Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, August 11, 2011
  7. Multivariate Prony's Method
    Seminar Lecture, the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Trustworthy Computing, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, July 23, 2011
  8. From Sparse Interpolation to Compact Biomedical Signals: Prony Revisited
    Seminar Talk, Project Team GALAAD (Géométrie, Algèbre, Algorithmes), INRIA Méditerranée, Sophia Antipolis, France, January 28, 2011
  9. Searching for Sparsity
    Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York City, New York, U.S.A., December 3, 2010
  10. Extracting Numerical Factors of Multivariate Polynomials from Taylor Expansions and Beyond
    Symbolic Computation Seminar, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., September 16, 2009
  11. Modelling via Hybrid Symbolic-Numeric Methods
    Colloquium Talk, Department of Communication Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 3, 2007
  12. Sparse Polynomial Interpolation and Representation
    Seminar Talk, Special Interest Groups on Theory of Computation and Algebraic Algorithms, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A., May 10, 2006
  13. Sparse Polynomial Interpolation and Representation
    Symbolic Computation Seminar, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., October 12, 2005
  14. Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Seminar Talk, Algorithms and Computation Theory Research Group, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, November 16, 2004
  15. Symbolic Computation, Sparse Interpolation, and Early Termination
    Seminar Talk, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 12, 2004
  16. Symbolic Computation and Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Colloquium Talk, Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 10, 2004
  17. Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Colloquium Talk, Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 8, 2004
  18. Effective Polynomial Interpolation
    GALAAD (Geometry, Algebra, Algorithms) Seminar, Lab. J.A. Dieudonné, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Nice, France, October 8, 2004
  19. Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Symbolic Computation Seminar, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., March 16, 2004
  20. Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Interpolation of Multivariate Polynomials
    GALAAD (Geometry, Algebra, Algorithms) Seminar, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France, October 20, 2003
  21. Early Termination Strategies in Sparse Interpolation and Sparse Shift Algorithms (.ps,.pdf)
    Main Presentation, Joint Lab Meeting, Ontario Research Centre for Computer Algebra, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, December 7, 2001
  22. Early Termination in Ben-Or/Tiwari Sparse Interpolation and a Hybrid of Zippel's Algorithm (.ps, .pdf)
    Graduate Student Algebra-Computer Algebra Seminar, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., September 28, 2000
Presentations of Accepted Papers:
  1. Annie Cuyt, Wen-shin Lee, and Min-Nan Tsai
    A Short-Time Prony Method for the Detection of Transients
    The VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS Congress 2016), Crete Island, Greece, June 6 (5-10), 2016.
  2. Annie Cuyt and Wen-shin Lee
    Extracting Numerical Factors of Multivariate Polynomials from Taylor Expansions
    Symbolic-Numeric Computation 2009, Kyoto, Japan, August 5, 2009
  3. Wen-shin Lee
    From Quotient-Difference to Generalized Eigenvalues and Sparse Polynomial Interpolation
    Symbolic-Numeric Computation 2007, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, July 25, 2007
  4. Mark Giesbrecht, George Labahn, and Wen-shin Lee
    Symbolic-numeric Sparse Polynomial Interpolation of Multivariate Polynomials
    International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2006, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, July 10, 2006
  5. Mark Giesbrecht, George Labahn, and Wen-shin Lee
    Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Polynomial Interpolation in Chebyshev Basis and Trigonometric Interpolation (.ps, .pdf)
    The 7th International Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing, Euler International Mathematical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 13, 2004
  6. Mark Giesbrecht, Erich Kaltofen, and Wen-shin Lee
    Algorithms for Computing the Sparsest Shifts of Polynomials via the Berlekamp/Massey Algorithm (.ps, .pdf)
    International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2002, University of Lille I, Lille, France, July 10, 2002
  7. Erich Kaltofen, Austin A. Lobo, and Wen-shin Lee
    Early Termination in Ben-Or/Tiwari Sparse Interpolation and a Hybrid of Zippel's Algorithm (.ps, .pdf)
    International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2000, St Andrews University, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, U.K., August 9, 2000
Poster Presentations:
  1. Briani, M., Cuyt, A., and Lee, W.-s.
    A Generalized Parallel Filtering Technique and the Exponential Sum Model
    Dolomite Research Week on Approximation (DRWA14), Alba di Canazei, Trento, Italy, September 8-12, 2014
  2. Cuyt, A. and Lee, W.-s.
    Reconstructing a Sparse Trigonometric Polynomial
    Conference on Information Representation and Estimation (INSPIRE 2010), University College London, London, U.K., September 6-8, 2010
  3. Cuyt, A. and Lee, W.-s.
    Reconstructing Sparse Trigonometric Functions
    International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2010 (ISSAC 2010), Technische Universität München, München, Germany, July 25-28, 2010
  4. Cuyt, A. and Lee, W.-s.
    Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Interpolation of Multivariate Rational Functions
    International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2009 (ISSAC 2009), Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea, July 28-31, 2009
  5. Cuyt, A. and Lee, W.-s.
    An Iterative Approach toward the Approximate Factorization of Multivariate Polynomials (.pdf)
    East Coast Computer Algebra Day 2009, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, U.S.A., May 2, 2009
  6. Cuyt, A. and Lee, W.-s.
    Sparse Multivariate Polynomial Interpolation via the Quotient-Difference Algorithm (.pdf)
    International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation 2008 (ISSAC 2008), Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, Hagenberg, Austria, July 20-23, 2008
  7. Cuyt, A., Lee, W.-s., and Verdonk, B.
    From Ben-Or/Tiwari to QD and Generalized Eigenvalues (1.pdf, 2.pdf)
    East Coast Computer Algebra Day 2006, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., May 6, 2006
  8. Giesbrecht, M., Labahn, G., and Lee, W.-s.
    Symbolic-Numeric Sparse Interpolation of Multivariate Polynomials (.ps, .pdf)
    East Coast Computer Algebra Day 2003, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, U.S.A., April 5, 2003
  9. Giesbrecht, M., Labahn, G., and Lee, W.-s.
    On Extensions of the Ben-Or/Tiwari and Prony Algorithms (.ps, .pdf)
    East Coast Computer Algebra Day 2002, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, New York, U.S.A., May 18, 2002
  10. Kaltofen, E. and Lee, W.-s.
    A Hybrid Ben-Or/Tiwari-Zippel Sparse Interpolation Algorithm (.ps, .pdf)
    East Coast Computer Algebra Day 1999, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., April 24, 1999
Honors and Awards
  1. Belgian industrial Research and Development (BiR&D) award winning project "SmartCare"
    Co-promotor, 2012.
  2. East Coast Computer Algebra Day (ECCAD) Tenth Anniversary Travel Awards
    2003
  3. Pi Mu Epsilon National Honorary Mathematics Society
    Since 1995