Dr Sim Kim Lau

PhD, MBus (IT), BSc (Hons)

 

Senior Lecturer

Information Systems Discipline

School of Economics and Information Systems

Faculty of Commerce

University of Wollongong

 

Email: sim_kim_lau@uow.edu.au

Telephone: +61-2-42214132

Fax: +61-2-42214474


Research Interest

  1. Ontology and web-based information systems

  2. Inter-organisational workflow design

  3. Business optimisation problems with application in logistics and supply chain management


Current Research Students

  1. Seung Hwan Kang (PhD) "Ontology revision: a belief revision approach"
  2. Nelson Leung (PhD) "Ontology integration: application to IT help desk"

  3. Geng Liang (PhD) "Inter-organisational workflow design: extension of local criteria"

  4. Xin Li (MIS Research) "Multi-agent approach to supply chain collaboration"

Past Research Students

  1. Seung Hwan Kang (MIS Research) "Intelligent knowledge acquisition using case-based reasoning: knowledge sharing and reuse" 2003
  2. Lixi Zhang (MIS Research) "Solving the timetabling problem using constraint satisfaction programming" 2005

  3. Nelson Leung (MIS Research) "Turning User into First Level Support in Help Desk: Development of a Web-based User Self-help Knowledge Management System" 2006

  4. Geng Liang (MIS Research) "Towards a more flexible inter-organisational workflow design: the application of local criteria principle" 2006

Recent Selected Publications

  1. Kang, S. K. and Lau, S. K. "Ontology Revision on the Semantic Web: Integration of belief revision theory", 40th Hawaii International International Conference on System Sciences, accepted

  2. Kang, S.K. and Lau, S. K. “Development of a Web-Based Student Enquiry System: Integration of Ontology and CBR”, International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, accepted

  3. Leung, N. and Lau, S. K. “Information Technology Help Desk Survey: To Identify the Classification of Simple and Routine Enquiries”, Journal of Computer Information Systems, accepted

  4. Leung, N. and Lau, S. K. “Relieving the Overloaded Help Desk: A Knowledge Management Approach”, Communication of the International Information Management Association Journal, accepted

  5. Kang, S.K. and Lau, S. K. “Ontology Revision on the Semantic Web”, to appear in Ontologies in the Context of Information Systems, Springer Verlag

  6. Leung, N. and Lau, S. K."Relieving the Overloaded Help Desk: a Combination of Knowledge Management Frameworks and a Web-based User Self-Help Knowledge Management System", to appear in Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge and Learning Management

  7. Leung, N. and Lau, S. K. (2006). “No More ‘Keyword Search’ or FAQ: Innovative Ontology and Agent Based Dynamic User Interface”, Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists, 20-22 June, Hong Kong, 464-469

  8. Kang, S. K. and Lau, S. K. (2005). “A framework of ontology revision on the semantic web: a belief revision approach”, Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services Volume 2, September 19-21, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  939-943

  9. Liang, G., Lau, S.K. and Sun, Z. (2005). “Developing web services using workflow model: an inter-organizational perspective”, Proceedings Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Sydney, November 30 – December 2, 10 pp.

  10. Zhang, L. & Lau, S. 2005 “Constructing University Timetable Using Constraint Satisfaction Programming Approach”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation Jointly with International Conference on Intelligent Agents Web Technologies and International Commerce Vol. 2, M. Mohammadian (eds), 28-30 November 2005, Vienna, Austria, pp 55-60

  11. Kang, S. and Lau, S.K. (2004). "The Use of the Belief Revision Concept to Ontology Revision", Proceedings of the 8th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2004, 8-11 July, Shanghai, China, pp1627-1640

  12. Kang, S. & Lau, S. (2004) “Ontology Revision Using the Concept of Belief Revision”, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems: 8th International Conference KES2004, Wellington, New Zealand, September 2004r, Proceedings, Part III, Mircea Gh. Negoita, Robert J. Howlett, Lakhmi C. Jain (Eds), LNAI 3215, Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, 8-15

  13. Zhang, L. & Lau, S. (2004) “Solving the Timetabling Problem using Constraint Satisfaction Programming”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, M. Mohammadian (eds), 12-14 July, Gold Coast, Australia, pp 291-298

  14. Kang, S. and Lau, S.K. (2003) "A Framework for Case-based Reasoning Integration on Knowledge Management Systems", Proceedings of the 7th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2003

  15. Lau, S.K. (2003) “Developing a Guaranteed-Accuracy Heuristic Learning Algorithm for Travelling Salesman Problems”. Proceedings of Western Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, 15-19 April, Kauai, Hawaii

  16. Lau, S.K. and Shue, L.Y. (2002). “Solving Traveling Salesman Problems using  Heuristic Learning Approach”.  Proceedings of the 7th Asia-Pacific Decision Sciences Institute Conference, 24-27 July, Bangkok, Thailand, 8pp

  17. Lau, S.K. and Shue, L.Y. (2001). "Solving Travelling Salesman Problems with an Intelligent Search Approach", Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research 18 (1), 77-87


Research Grants/Projects

  1. Sim Kim Lau and Reza Zamani, University of Wollongong URC Small Grant 2005, “Investigation of the pickup and delivery problem using state-space and heuristic search approaches”

  2. Sim Kim Lau and Reza Zamani, Faculty of Commerce Research Grant 2004, “A practical approach to scheduling projects under multiple resource constraints”

  3. Sim Kim Lau and Reza Zamani, University of Wollongong URC Start-Up Grant 2003, “An intelligent scheduling system for vehicle routing with time constraints”

  4. Sim Kim Lau, University of Wollongong URC Start-Up Grant 2002, “A heuristic state-space search algorithm to solve routing problems”


Revised: 08/29/06.