TCSEM Newsletter

Dear TCSEM Member,

I wish to thank you for your support of electing me to serve as the chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Semantic Computing (TCSEM, or

I also wish to thank the past Chair, Professor Chengcui Zhang, for her leadership in the last two years.

As promised, I will try my best to fulfill my promises stated in my position statement ( to continuing building TCSEM as a community. If you like to join the operations of TCSEM as an officer or a committee member, or you have any advice or suggestions for TCSEM, please feel free to contact me at

I hope to remind you that the paper submission deadlines for the following conferences are approaching:

  • IEEE ICSC 2017 (11th International Conference on Semantic Computing,, San Diego, CA, Jan 30 – Feb 1, 2017
  • IEEE IRC 2017 (1st International Conference on Robotic Computing,, Taichung, Taiwan, April 10-12, 2017
  • IEEE BigMM 2017 (3rd International Conference on Multimedia Big Data,, Laguna Hills, CA, April 19-21, 2017

I am also inviting your contributions to the following journals:

  • International Journal of Semantic Computing (IJSC,
  • Encyclopedia with Semantic Computing (ESC,

Thank you very much again for your continued support, and I look forward to working with you closely, Phil Sheu, Chair, TCSEM