Jiehan Zhou


Research Scientist
Network Information Systems and Manufacturing Automation

135 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 1187 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 161 citations. The author has a h-index of 17.00. (Google Scholar)


Jiehan Zhou is a Docent (Associate Professor) in Network Information Systems at University of Oulu. He received his 2nd PhD in Network Information Systems from University of Oulu and 1st PhD in Manufacturing and Automation from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He has worked as a Post-Doc in Tsinghua University, VTT/Oulu, INRIA/Sophia-Antipolis (ERCIM Fellow),CRP Henri Tudor/Luxembourg, University of Tortonto,Carleton University, and Professor/Lecturer  in Algonquin College. He has published more than 130 peer-reviewed journal, book chapter, and conference papers in Network Information Systems and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. He has been granted more than one million Euro project funding, supervised and participanted more than 15 projects (more than 100 million) in China, Finland, and Canada. He has given more than 10 lectures in computer and automation. He serves in many international journals , conferences and workshops. He is visiting profs in China University of Petroleum, Qingdao and Wuhan University of Science and Technology and research fellow in Carleton University and University of Toronto, Canada.

Research interests

  • Big Data
  • Network Information System
  • Service-oriented computing
  • Industry 4.0
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud computing
  • Context-awareness
  • Virtual manufacturing systems
  • Industrial knowlege management
  • Semantic Web and social computing

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Attribute mapping and autoencoder neural network based matrix factorization initialization for recommendation systems

Zhao, J, Geng X.,  Zhou J., Sun Q., Xiao Y., Zhang Z., and Fu Z.

Knowledge-Based Systems 2018

A Streaming Cloud Platform for Real-Time Video Processing on Embedded Devices

Zhang W.; Zhou J.

2018 IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing

5G-Smart Diabetes: Towards Personalized Diabetes Diagnosis with Healthcare Big Data Clouds

Chen M.; Yang J.; Zhou J.

2018 IEEE Communications, IEEE Communications Society, ISSN: 0163-6804

LSTM-based Analysis of Industrial IoT Equipment.

Zhang W.; Lv H.; Li B.; Liu Y.; Liu X.; Lu Q.; Yang S. Zhou J.

2018 IEEE Access, ISSN: 2169-3536

Deep learning-based real-time fine-grained pedestrian recognition using stream processing

Zhang W.; Wang Z.; Liu X.; Sun H.; Zhou J.; Liu Y.; Gong W.

2018 IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 2018, ISSN: 1751-956X

Multi-source data fusion using deep learning for smart refrigerators

Zhang W.; Zhang Y.; Zhai J.; Zhao D.; Xu L.; Zhou J.; Li Z.; Yang S.

2018 Computers in Industry, Elsevier ISSN: 0166-3615

An intelligent power distribution service architecture using cloud computing and deep learning techniques

Zhang W.; Wulan G.; Zhai J.; Xu L.; Zhao D.; Liu X.; Yang S.; Zhou J.

2018 Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier ISSN:1084-8045

CPSFS: A Credible Personalized Spam Filtering Scheme by Crowdsourcing

Liu X.; Zou P.; Zhang W.; Zhou J.; Wang F.; Zhang X.

2017 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, ISSN: 1530-8669

A novel ship classification approach for high resolution SAR images based on the BDA-KELM classification model

Wu J.; Zhu Y.; Wang Z.; Song Z.; Liu X.; Wang W.; Zhang Z.;Yu Y.; Xu Z.; Zhang T.; Zhou J.

2017 International Journal of Remote Sensing, ISSN: 0143-1161

Emotion Recognition from Chinese Speech for Smart Affective Services Using a Combination of SVM and DBN

Zhu L.; Chen L.; Zhao D.; Zhou J.; Zhang W.

2017 Sensors, ISSN: 1424-8220

QoS4IVSaaS: a QoS management framework for intelligent video surveillance as a service

Zhang W.; Duan P.; Xie X.; Xia F.; Lu Q.; Liu X.; Zhou J.

2016 Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous, Springer ISSN: 1617-4909

Cloud architecture for dynamic service composition

Zhou J.; Athukorala K.; Gilman E.; Riekki J.; Ylianttila M.

2012 International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing, ISSN: 1938-0259

Pervasive social computing: augmenting five facets of human intelligence

Zhou J.; Sun J.; Athukorala K.; Wijekoon D.; Ylianttila M.

2012 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, ISSN: 1868-5137

Context-aware pervasive service composition and its implementation

Zhou J.; Gilman E.; Palola J.; Riekki J.; Ylianttila M.; Sun J.

2011 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, ISSN: 1617-4909

Perception framework for supporting development of context-aware web services

Gilman E.; Su X.; Davidyuk O.; Zhou J.; Riekki J.

2011 International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, ISSN: 1742-7371

Super-peer-based coordinated service provision

Liu M.; Koskela T.; Ou Z.; Zhou J.; Riekki J.; Ylianttila M.

2011 Journal of Network and Computer Applications, ISSN: 1084-8045

Digital Movie Guide Service for Approaching Community Coordinated Multimedia

Zhou J.; Ylianttila M.

2010 Journal of Intelligent Computing, ISSN: 0976-9005

Digital Television for Mobile Devices

Zhou J.; Ou Z.; Rautiainen M.; Koskela T.; Ylianttila M.

2009 IEEE MultiMedia, ISSN: 1070-986X

Ontology-based collaborative design for complex product

Zhou J.; Fan W.; Xiong G.; Song T.

2003 Tsinghua Science and Technology, ISSN: 1007-0214

A Product Cost Evaluation System Based on Concurrent Engineering

Zeng Q.; Wang L.; Xiong G.; Zhou J.; He S.

2003 Tsinghua Science and Technology, ISSN: 1007-0214

Conceptual Framework and Curriculum for Networked Agile Manufacturing

Zhou J.; Xiong G.; Zhang H.; Zeng Q.

2003 Tsinghua Science and Technology, ISSN: 1007-0214

Distributed Application of Virtual Manufacturing System

Zhou J.; Xiong G.; Wu B.; Yang S.

2002 Tsinghua Science and Technology, ISSN: 1007-0214


Book chapter

Multimedia Over Autonomic Networks (MoNet)

Latvakoski J.; Niemelä E.; Ollikainen V.; Savola R.; Peng C.; Zhou J.; Väisänen T.; Paaso T.; Laitakari J.; Koivisto J.; Kärnä J.

2007 Communications Technologies VTT's Research Programme 2002–2006, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. ISBN 978-951-38-6997-7, ISSN 1235ñ0621

CAM Metadata Framework and Core Metamodel definition

Alliez D.; Raty M.; Rautiainen M.; Rodriguez D.; Turki S.; Zhou J.

2008 The Open Group Architecture Forum, ISBN: 9789087536794.

Beyond application-oriented software engineering: service-oriented software engineering (SOSE)

Zhou J.; Niemelä E.

2005 Service-Oriented Software System Engineering: Challenges and Practices, Stojanovic, Z., Dahanayake, A. (eds.), IGI-Global, ISBN:1591404274

Middleware for Community Coordinated Multimedia

Zhou J.; Ou Z.; Sun J.; Rautiainen M.; Ylianttila M.

2009 Handbook of Research on Scalable Computing Technologies, Information Science Reference,  Li K. et al (eds.), Idea Group Inc., ISBN13: 9781605666617

OntoArch reliability-aware software architecture design and experience

Zhou J.; Ovaska E.; Evesti A.; Immonen A.

2011 Modern Software Engineering Concepts and Practices: Advanced Approaches: Advanced Approaches, Dogru A.; Biçer V. (eds.), ISBN10:1609602153

P2P SCCM: Service-oriented Community Coordinated Multimedia over P2P and Experience on Multimedia Annotation Service Development

Zhou J.; Rautiainen M.; Ou Z.; Ylianttila M.

2012 Media in the Ubiquitous Era: Ambient, Social, and Gaming Media, Lugmayr A.; Franssila H.; Näränen P.; Sotamaa O.; Vanhala J.; Yu Z. (eds.), IGI-global, 2012. 251-268, ISBN10: 1609607740

Mobile Multimedia Cloud Computing: an Overview

Zhou J.; Zhu H.; Ylianttila M.; Rautiainen M.  

2014 Cloud Computing and Digital Media: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications, Li K.; Li Q.; Shih T. (eds.), Chapman and Hall/CRC, ISBN 9781466569171


Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

PARMTRD: Parallel Association Rules Based Multiple Topic Relationships Detection

Liu X.; Zhang X.; Wang Y.; Zhou J. et al.

2018 Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Web Service, 2018, Springer International Publishing, Seattle, USA, June 25 - June 30, 2018.

INDICS: An Industrial Internet Platform

Chai X.; Hou B.; Zou P.; Zeng J.; Zhou J.

2018 Proceedings of CBDCom 2018: IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing, Guangzhou, China, Octobor 08 -12, 2018.

Revisiting Industry 4.0 with a case study

Chen J.; Zhou J.

2018 Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Halifax, Canada, July 30-August 03, 2018

China-Finland EduCloud Platform towards Innovative Education

Zhou J.; Riekki J.; Hamalainen M.; Mattila P.; Yu X.; Liu X.; Zhang W.

2017 Proceedings of Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Wuhan, China

Constructing a Learning Map with Lattice for a Programming Course

Li X.; Lyu H.; Zhou J.; Cao S.; Liu X.

2017 Proceedings of Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Wuhan, China

Data Mining as a Cloud Service for Learning Artificial Intelligence

Zhang W.; Lv H.; Xu L.; Liu X.; Zhou J.

2017 Proceedings of Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Wuhan, China

Traffic Paralysis Alarm System Based on Strong Associated Subnet

Yu C.; Zhu S.; Chen H.; Zhang R.; Zhou J.; Jin H.

2017 Proceedings of Third International Conference on Human-Centered Computing (HCC 2017), Kazan, Russia.

A New Framework of Science and Technology Innovation Education for K-12 in Qingdao, China

Liu X.; Gong X.; Wang F.; Sun R.; Gao Y.; Zhang Y.; Zhou J.; Deng X.

2017 Proceedings of ASEE International Forum, Columbus, Ohio, USA

CloudThings: A common architecture for integrating the Internet of Things with Cloud Computing

Zhou J.; Leppänen T.; Harjula E.; Ylianttila M.; Ojala T.; Yu C.; Jin H.

2013 Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design, Whistler, BC, Canada, ISBN: 978-1-4673-6084-5

Smart home: Integrating internet of things with web services and cloud computing

Soliman M.; Abiodun T.; Hamouda T.; Zhou J.; Lung C.

2013 Proceedings of IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, Bristol, UK, ISBN: 9781479915484

Professional and community activities

  • Visiting professor, China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, China, since 2013
  • Visiting professor, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, since 2017
  • Visiting Fellow, Carleton University, Ottawa, Carleton, since 2012
  • IEEE member and SMC member
  • 2018 IEEE/ASME Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 9-12, Auckland, New Zealand, workshop on Advanced Information and Communication Technology for Future Manufacturing, chair
  • 2018 Congress on China-Finland Intelligent IoT, June 4.-5, Oulu, Finland, chair
  • 2018 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, June 26-30, Changshu, China, workshop on Intelligent Vehicles for Education, chair
  • 2018 IEEE Computer Information Technology July 30 - August 03, Halifax, Canada, vice program chair
  • 2018 ENRICH Innovation Tour to China on Industry 4.0 and Made in China 2025, proponent and facilitator
  • Research Fellow, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Research visits

  • Post-Doctor
    1.1.2001 to 30.12.2002

    @Automation/Tsinghua University, R&D on computer integrated manufacturing systems, knowledge engineering, industrial document management

  • ERCIM Fellow
    7.1.2003 to 30.9.2003

    @VTT/Oulu, ERCIM Fellow, R&D on Semantic Web, Industrial knowledge management, software architecture

  • ERCIM Fellow
    1.10.2003 to 30.6.2004

    @ACACIA/INRIA/Sophia-Antipolis, France. R&D on Semantic Web, Industrial knowledge management, software architecture

  • Senior Research Scientist
    1.7.2004 to 30.7.2007

    @Software Architecture/VTT/Oulu, R&D on Pervasive computing, Service Computing, Software Architecture 

  • Visiting research scientist
    1.7.2008 to 30.9.2008

    @CRP Henri Tudor, R&D on pervasive service computing, semantic Web, multimedia systems

  • Visiting research scientist
    1.11.2010 to 31.5.2011

    @MSRG/University of Toronto, R&D on context-awareness, service computing, content-centric middleware, cloud computing

  • Post-Doctor researcher
    1.7.2012 to 30.12.2012

    @Computer Engineering and Systems/Carleton University, R&D on Network Information Systems, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things

  • Professor/Lecturer
    1.9.2013 to 30.8.2015

    @Information and Telecommunications/Algonquin College, Director of MiTC (Media, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing) project

  • PhD Candidate in Manufacturing and Automation
    1.9.1995 to 31.12.2000

    @School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology