Dr. Chien-Chung Chan

Dr. Chien-Chung Chan

Title: Professor Emeritus
Dept/Program: Computer Science
Office: CAS 227
Phone: 330-972-8014
Email: chan@uakron.edu
Website: http://www.cs.uakron.edu/~chanc/


Dr. Chan joined UA in 1989.  He has been an educator since 1989 and has also worked as an Electrical Engineer, Chief System Architect and Developer, System Architecture Consultant, and a Visiting Research Scientist.  Dr. Chan has received a number of grants and awards since 1997 and has professional memberships with the IEEE-Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery. In addition to his many years of serving on various program committees, presentations and talks, and participation in numerous conference proceedings and reports, Dr. Chan has also been involved with several scholarly journals and publications as an editor and content contributor.

Research Interests:

AI, NLP, Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Database, Knowledge-based Systems



Selected Publications:


Chan, C.-C., J.W. Grzymala-Busse and W.P. Ziarko (2008). Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Rough Sets and Current Trends in Computing, RSCTC 2008, Akron, OH, USA, October 23 - 25, 2008.

Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), Vol. 5306, 532 p., Springer. ISBN: 978-3-540-88423-1.
Special issue of Transactions on Rough Sets, Springer (in progress)

Special issue of International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Wiley (in progress)

Book Chapters:

Konduri, A. and C.-C. Chan (2010), “Predicting similarity of web services using WordNet,” (To appear, Intelligent Soft Computation and Evolving Data Mining: Integrating Advanced Technology, IGI Global publication, 2010).

Chan, C.-C. and J.W. Grzymala-Busse (1998), "On the lower boundaries in learning rules from examples," in Incomplete Information: Rough Set Analysis (pp. 58-74), Ewa Orlowska (Ed.), Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg.

Batur, C., C.-C. Chan, and A. Srinivasan (1997), "Fuzzy model based fuzzy predictive controller," in METHODS AND APPLICATIONS OF INTELLIGENT CONTROL (pp. 173-196), Spyros G. Tzafestas (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers.


Chan, C.-C. and G.-H. Tzeng, “Bit-Vector Representation of Dominance-Based Approximation Space,” (under review).

Ou Yang, Y.-P., H.-M. Shieh, G.-H. Tzeng, L. Yen and C.-C. Chan (2009), “Combined rough sets with flow graph and formal concept analysis for business aviation decision-making,” The Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Springer, November 12, 2009. ISSN: 0925-9902 (Print) 1573-7675 (Online). DOI: 10.1007/s10844-009-0110-y.

Chan, C.-C. and G.-H. Tzeng (2009), “Dominance-Based Rough Sets Using Indexed Blocks as Granules,” Fundamenta Informaticae, Vol. 94, No. 2, 2009, pp. 133-146.

Huang, C.-Y., G.-H. Tzeng, C.-C. Chan and H.-C. Wu (2009), “Semiconductor Market Fluctuation Indicators and Rules Derivations by using the Rough Set Theory,” Int. Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 2009, pp. 1485-1503.

Chan, C.-C. (2004), “Learning rules from very large databases using rough multisets,” LNCS Transactions on Rough Sets, (J. Peters, A. Skowron, J.W. Grzymala-Busse, B. Kostek, R.W. Swiniarski, M. Szczuka Eds.), Vol. 1, pp. 59 – 77, Springer –Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2004.  


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Kansas
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Kansas
  • Diploma, Electrical Engineering, Taipei Institute of Technology


Internet Systems Programming, Fundamentals of Data Structures, Database Management, Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, UNIX System Programming