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Prof. James S H KWOK

Prof. James S H KWOK

Associate Professor of Business Education, Information Systems

jkwok@ust.hk

Academic qualification

  • PhD 1997 Imperial College London

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Professor of Business Education of ISOM, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2013-present
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of ISOM, The Hong Kong University of Science and
    Technology (HKUST), 2011-2013
  • Visiting Associate Professor of ISOM, The Hong Kong University of Science and
    Technology (HKUST), 2007-2011
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of ISMT, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2005-2007
  • Associate Professor of IS, California State University Long Beach (CSULB), 2004-2008
  • Assistant Professor of ISMT, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 1997-2004

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • Kwok, S. H., "Perceptual Masking for Digital Audio Watermarking”, WIT Transactions on Information and Communication Technologies, 68, 2014
  • Kwok, S. H., and Zhao, J. L., "Content-Based Object Organization for Efficient Image Retrieval in Image Databases", Decision Support Systems, 42, 3,  2006, 1901-1916
  • Kwok, S. H., and Gao, S.  "Attitude Towards Knowledge Sharing Behavior", Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS), 47, 2, 2006, 45-51
  • Kwok, S. H., "P2P Searching Trends: 2002 - 2004", Information Processing and Management (IPM), 42, 1, 2006, 237-247
  • Kwok, S. H., and Chi, R., "Digital Rights Management for Mobile Commerce Using Web Services", Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 7, 1, 2006, 1-13
  • Kwok, S. H., Chan, K. Y. and Cheung Y. M., "A Server-mediated Peer-to-peer System", ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 5, 3, 2005, 38-47
  • Yang, C. C., and Kwok, S. H., "Changes of Queries in Gnutella Peer-to-Peer Networks", Journal of Information Science (JIS),  31, 2, 2005,124-135
  • Kwok, S. H., "File Sharing Activities over BT Networks: Pirated Movies", ACM Computers in Entertainment, 2, 1 2004, 1-7
  • Kwok, S. H., and Chan, K. Y., "An Enhanced Gnutella P2P Protocol: A Search Perspective", Journal of Interconnection Networks (JOIN), 5, 3, 2004, 267-278
  • Kwok, S. H., Yang, Christopher C., and Tam, K. Y., "Intellectual Property Protection for Electronic Commerce Applications", Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (JECR), 5, 1, 2004, 1-13
  • Kwok, S. H., Constantinides, A. G. and Siu, W. C., "An Efficient Recursive Shortest Spanning Tree Algorithm Using Linking Properties", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 14, 6, 2004, 852-863
  • Kwok, S. H., and Gao, S., "Knowledge Sharing Community in P2P Network: A Study of Motivational Perspective", Journal of Knowledge Management (JKM), 8, 1, 2004, 94-102
  • Kwok, S. H., and Yang, C. C., "Searching the Peer-to-Peer Networks: the Community and Their Queries", Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 55, 9, 2004, 783-793
  • Kwok, S. H., and Yang, C. C., "Copyright Protection Schemes for Online Media Distribution E-Services," International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC), 8, 2, 2004, 119-137
  • Kwok, S. H., Yang, C. C., Tam, K. Y., and Wong, J. S. W., "SDMI-Based Rights Management Systems", Decision Support Systems (DSS), 38, 1, 2004, 33-46
  • Kwok, S. H., "Watermark-based Copyright Protection System Security", Communications of the ACM (CACM), 46, 10, 2003, 98-101
  • Kwok, S. H., "An Architecture for Web-based Image Mining and Management Systems", Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS), XXXXIV, 1, 2003, 40-47
  • Kwok, S. H., Lui, S. M., Cheung, S. C., and Tam, K. Y., "Digital Rights Management in Web Services," Electronic Markets, 13, 2, 2003, 133-140
  • Yang, C. C., and Kwok, S. H., "Efficient Gamut Clipping for Color Image Processing using LHS and YI," Optical Engineering, 42, 3, 2003, 701-711
  • Ho, S. Y., and Kwok, S. H., "The Attraction of Personalized Service for Users in Mobile Commerce: An Empirical Study," ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 3.4, 2003, 10-18
  • Kwok, S. H., Cheung, S. C., Wong, K. C., Tsang, K. F., Lui, S. M., and Tam, K. Y., "Integration of Digital Rights Management into Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP)," Decision Support Systems (DSS), 34, 4, 2003, 413-425
  • Kwok, S. H., "Digital Rights Management for Online Music Business," ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 3, 3, 2002, 17-24
  • Tam, K. Y., Lang, K. R. and Kwok, S. H., "Peer-to-Peer Technology Business and Service Models: Risks and Opportunities," Electronic Markets, 12, 3, 2002, 175-183
  • Kwok, S. H., and Lui S. M., "A License Management Model for Peer-to-Peer Music Sharing," International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making (IJITDM), 1, 3, 2002, 541-558
  • Lui, S. M., and Kwok, S. H., "A License Management Model for Peer-to-Peer Music Sharing," Journal of Applied Systems Studies (JASS), 3, 3, 2002
  • Lui, S. M., and Kwok, S. H., "Interoperability of Peer-To-Peer File Sharing Protocols," ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 3, 3, 2002, 25-32
  • Kwok, S. H., and Constantinides, A. G., "A Parallel Recursive Shortest Spanning Tree Algorithm for Image Segmentation in Distributed Computing Environment," Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 56, 3, 1999, 181-207
  • Kwok, S. H., Siu, W. C. and Constantinides, A. G., "Adaptive Temporal Decimation Algorithm with Dynamic Time Window," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 8, 1, 1998, 104-111
  • Kwok, S. H., and Constantinides, A. G.,  "A Fast Recursive Shortest Spanning Tree for Image Segmentation and Edge Detection," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 6, 2, 1997, 328-332
  • Kwok, S. H., Siu, W. C. and Constantinides, A. G., "A Scalable and Adaptive Temporal Segmentation Algorithm for Video Coding, "Graphical Models & Image Processing, 59, 3, 1997, 128-138

     

Conference Proceedings/Papers

  • Kwok, S. H., "Perceptual Masking for Digital Audio Watermarking", 2014 International Conference on Computer Science and Systems Engineering, September 2014, 631-636
  • Kwok, S. H., Chu, C.Y., and Hui K. L., "The Use of De-listing/De-indexing as an Effective Strategy against Copyright Infringement in Emerging Markets", The Thirteenth Workshop on e-Business (WeB 2014), Auckland, New Zealand, December 2014
  • Kwok, S. H., “An Image Forensic Scheme with Robust and Fragile Watermarking for Business Documents”, 2013 ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law, Virginia, USA, June 2013
  • Kwok, S. H., Lai, A. C.T., and Yeung, J C.K., “A Study of Online Service and Information Exposure of Public Companies”. ACM SIGKDD Workshop on CyberSecurity and Intelligence Informatics (CSI-KDD). Paris, France, 2009, 85-90
  • Kwok, S. H., Lai, A. C.T., and Yeung, J C.K., "A Study of Online Service and Information Exposure of Public Companies", ACM SIGKDD Workshop on CyberSecurity and Intelligence Information (CSI-KDD). Paris, France, 2009, 85-90
  • Kwok, S. H., Chan, K. Y. Chan and Cheung, Y. M., "A Server-mediated Peer-to-peer System", International Conference on Business and Information. Hong Kong, 2005
  • Kwok, S. H., R. Chi and Chen, M., "Digital Rights Management for Mobile Commerce Using Web Services", Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Decision Sciences Institute (APDSI 2005). Taipei, Taiwan, 2005
  • Kwok, S.H., Lui, S. M., and Ho, K.K.W., "Agent-based ECCRM Framework using P2P Architecture", Proceedings of the 6th International We-B (Working For E-Business) Conference. Melbourne, Australia, 2005, 242-251
  • Chan, K. Y., and Kwok, S. H., "Information Seeking Behavior in Peer-to-Peer Networks: An Exploratory Study", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Communities in Networked Information Society (DLKC'04). Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2004, 40-47
  • Kwok, S. H., "Critical Success Factors for Effective Knowledge Sharing in Group Learning", Proceedings of the Teaching and Learning Symposium. Hong Kong, China, 2004
  • Kwok, S. H., and Chan, K. Y., "An Enhanced Gnutella P2P Protocol: A Search Perspective", Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2004). Fukuoka, Japan, 2004
  • Kwok, S. H., and Yang, C. C., "P2P Searching Behavior in Contrast with WWW Searching Behavior", Proceedings of the Workshop on e-Business (WeB2003). Seattle, USA, December 2003, 415-424
  • Kwok, S. H., and Gao, S., "Knowledge Sharing Community in P2P Network and its Application Features: A Study of Motivation Perspective", Proceedings of the Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS2003). Adelaide, Australia, July 2003, pp. 1539-1549
  • Kwok, S. H., Lui, S. M., Cheung, R., Chan, S. Chan, and Yang, C. C., "Searching Behavior in Peer-to-Peer Community," Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE Conference on Information Technology (ITCC-2003). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2003, 130-134
  • Kwok, S. H., "Decentralized Knowledge Reuse With Peer-to-Peer Technology," Proceedings of the First Workshop on e-Business (WeB2002). 2002, 136-146
  • Kwok, S. H., "Hybrid Audio Watermarking for Copyright Protection," Proceedings of the 6th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2002). 2002, 1038-1042
  • Kwok, S. H., Yang, C. C., "Watermarking in Online Media E-Business," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC-2002). 2002, pp. 158-163
  • Lui, S. M., Lang, K. R., and Kwok, S. H., "Participation Incentive Mechanisms in Peer-to-Peer Subscription Systems," Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35). 2002, 3925-3931
  • Yang, C. C., Kwok, S. H., and Yip, M., "Image Browsing for Feature-based Products," Proceedings of the Photonics Asia 2002, 2002
  • Yang, C. C., Kwok, S. H., and Yip, M., "Image Browsing for Infomediaries," Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35). 2002, pp. 2608-2614
  • Kwok, S. H., "Video Watermarking Scheme using Block-based Video Object," Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS2001), 2001
  • Kwok, S. H., and Lui, S. M., "A License Management Model to Support B2C and C2C Music Sharing," Proceedings of the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW10). 2001, 136-137
  • Lui, S. M., and Kwok, S. H., "A Comprehensive Analysis of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) File Sharing Software: System Architecture and Interoperability of File Sharing Protocol," Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference Of International Telecommunications Society (ITS2001). 2001, pp. 669-677
  • Kwok, S. H., "An Enhanced License Management Model in Digital Rights Management for Online Music Business," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Society in the 21 Century: Emerging Technologies and New Challenges (IS 2000). 2000, 22-29
  • Kwok, S. H., Tsang, K. F., "Adaptive Audio Watermarking Scheme for Copyright Protection," Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2000). 2000, pp. 225-237
  • Kwok, S. H., Wong, K. C., Tsang, K. F., Cheung, S. C. and K. Y. Tam, "Digital Rights Management in Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP)," Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2000). 2000, 179-185
  • Kwok, S. H., Yang, C. C. and Tam, K. Y., "Watermark Design Pattern for Intellectual Property Protection in Electronic Commerce Applications," Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-33). 2000
  • Kwok, S. H., Yang, C. C., Tam, K. Y., and Wong, J. S. W., "An SDMI-based Rights Management System for Electronic Media Using Digital Watermarking," Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2000). 2000, 193-200
  • Tsang, K. F., and Kwok, S. H., "Video Management in Commercial Distributed Video on Demand (VoD) Systems," Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2000). 2000, 214-224
  • Yang, C. C., and Kwok, S. H., "Gamut Clipping in Color Image Processing," Proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'2000). 2000, 824-827
  • Kwok, S. H., "Hierarchical Structure of Time Window for Video Processing and Coding," Proceedings of the Third World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI'99) and Fifth International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS'99). 1999, 392-397
  • Kwok, S. H., "A Novel Recursive Region-Based Camera Break Minimization Algorithm," Proceedings of the Third World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI'99) and Fifth International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS'99). 1999, 400-405
  • Zhao, J. L., and Kwok, S. H., "Multidimensional Indexing for Content-Based Image Retrieval," Proceedings of the Conference on Electronic Imaging and Multimedia Systems II, Photonics China '98. Beijing, China, 1998, 14-21

     

Book Chapters

  • Kwok, S. H., “DRM Technology for Mobile Multimedia”, In Khosrow-Pour”, M. (edts.). Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology I-VIdea Group Inc.,January 2006
  • Kwok, S. H., Cheung, Y. M., and Chan, K. Y., “Peer-to-Peer Technology for File Sharing”, In Dasgupta, S. (edts.), Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies: Idea Group Inc.2005, 375-377
  • Kwok, S. H., “Digital Watermarking for Digital Rights Management” In L. Jain, H. C. Huang and J. S. Pan ed. Intelligent Watermarking Techniques, Nova Science Publishers, 2003
  • Kwok, S. H., “Chapter 5: Digital Rights Management for Mobile Multimedia”, In E. P. Lim, Z. Shen and K. Siau ed. Mobile Commerce: Current States and Future Trends, Idea Group Publishing, 2002, 97-111

SERVICE ACTIVITIES WITHIN COLLEGE AND PROFESSION

  • Senior Editor: Journal of Information Technology Theory & Application (JITTA), May 2003 - present.
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce (IJCEC), January 2004 - December 2005, Idea Group Inc., October 2005 - October 2006.
  • Member of Editorial Review Board (ERB), Journal of Database Management (JDM), 2001 - present.
  • Member of Organizing Committee, The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS2000) - 1-3 June 2000, International Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video & Speech Processing (ISIMP2004) - 20-22 October 2004.
  • Program Committee member, The International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'2001, DMS'2002, DMS'2003)Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2001), and The First Pacific Asia Human.Society@Internet Conference (HSI).
  • Paper Reviewer (Journal) for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing (IEEE Trans. C&S)Management of Information Systems Quarterly (MIS Quarterly)IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE Trans. SMC)International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC)IEE Proceedings – Vision, Image, and Signal Processing (IEE Proc.)Journal of Applied Systems Studies (JASS)Journal of Database Management (JDM),Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing on Distributed Multimedia Systems (JPDC)The International Journal on Media Management (JMM), Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA), The Computer Journal.
  • Paper Reviewer (Conference) for International Computer Science Conference on Internet Applications (ICSC'99)International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC'2000)International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS'2000, ICIS'2002, ICIS'2003)Second International Conference on Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce (ICTEC99)The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'32, HICSS'35)The Seventh International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'2001, DMS'2003)Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2001)The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS2000, PACIS2002)International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education (ITRE 2003)The Workshop on e-Business (WeB2003).
  • EXCO Member of Professional Society (ACM – Hong Kong Chapter) Treasurer(2000), Secretary (1999), Chairman of Membership Committee (1999), Chairman of Publicity Committee (1998), and Secretary of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest Asia Regional Contest (2000).

CONSULTATIONS AND EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

  • Program Director and Instructor, Dioplma in Internet Technology Management (DITM2003 March, DITM2002 July, DITM2002 January, DITM2001 July), HKUST College of Lifelong Learning.
  • Instructor, Executive Diploma in Electronic Commerce (EDEC 2001-2002, EDEC 2000-2001), School of Business and Management, HKUST.
  • Instructor, Advanced Diploma in eBusiness (ADEB) - mCommerce Market Outlook, HKUST College of Lifelong Learning, 7 and 14 December 2001.
  • Instructor, Advanced Diploma in New Internet Applications (ADNIA) - Professional Course on Mobile eCommerce, HKUST College of Lifelong Learning, 4 and 11 August 2001.
  • Instructor, Advanced Diploma in New Internet Applications (ADNIA) - Professional Workshop on Web Content Development using XML, HKUST College of Lifelong Learning, 7 and 14 July 2001.
  • Speaker, E-Business Fundamentals, eEd Vision Limited and HKUST College of Lifelong Learning.
  • Instructor, The Essence of E-Business for Executives, School of Business and Management, HKUST.
  • Workshop Coordinator and Instructor, Developing Electronic Commerce Applications in XML, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 6 and 13 January 2001.
  • Workshop Speaker, Wireless E-Commerce Using WAP, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 4 and 11 November, 2000.
  • Workshop Coordinator and Instructor, Enabling Technologies for Electronic Commerce: XML, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 23 and 30 October, 2000.
  • Workshop Coordinator and Instructor, Enabling Technologies for Electronic Commerce - eXtensible Markup Language (XML), ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 22 and 29 January 2000.
  • Workshop Speaker, Virtual Private Network and E-Business, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 27-28 August 1999.
  • Workshop Coordinator, Hands-on Java Programming, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 19 and 26 September 1998.
  • Workshop Coordinator, Advanced Java Programming for Networking and Database Applications, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 24 and 31 October 1998.
  • Workshop Speaker, Java Programming for Electronic Commerce, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 12-13 September 1997.
  • Workshop Speaker, Developing Electronic Commerce on Internet Workshop, ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 9 August 1997.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • ISACA
  • IEEE
  • AIS
  • ACM
  • ACM - Hong Kong Chapter
  • Beta Gamma Sigma