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Dandong Yin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dandong Yin is a research assistant and PhD student at the department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also affiliated to National Center of Supercomputing Applications in University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He holds two bachelor's degree from Peking University, China. One in Geographic Information Science and the other in Economics. His general research interests include understanding the mechanism of self-organized complex phenomena and design artificial intelligence algorithm based on self-organized complex systems to solve real-world problems. He has conducted research on using Ant Colony Optimization for recognizing super-object from heavy-noise images. His current research focuses on discovering significant spatial signature and shapes from social media data.