Professor Ma Shaoping received B.E. and
M.E. degree from the Department of Computer
Science and Technology, Tsinghua University
in 1982 and 1984 respectively. He went to
Japan attending in an advanced study for
one year since 1991. He has got his Ph.D
degree from Tsinghua University in 1997.
At present, he is a professor of the Department
of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua
University, director of Machine Learning
Institute of China, and the assistant master
director of Beijing Computer Institute.
His main research area includes knowledge
engineering, information retrieval, Chinese
character recognition and post-processing,
and digitizing technologies for Chinese
ancient books. He has published 2 textbooks
and more than 50 papers. As project leader,
he takes charge in several projects of National
Natural Science Foundation, some other key
projects of Chinese government, and international
cooperation projects. He has reached advanced
level in the fields of off-line handwritten
Chinese character recognition and post-processing.