François Chung, Ph.D.

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Digital Annealer

Digital Annealer

Fujitsu project @Brussels, Belgium (2019). Using a digital circuit design inspired by quantum phenomena, Fujitsu’s Digital Annealer (DA) computational architecture bridges the gap to the quantum world and paves the way for much faster, more efficient solving of today’s business problems. The solution is designed to solve large-scale combinatorial optimization problems, which are unsolvable using […]

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies

Coursera training, MOOC (2019). Given online by Princeton University (US), this training explains how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies work at a technical level, and provides the conceptual foundations to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. Other important topics covered are how secure Bitcoins are, how anonymous Bitcoin users are, what determines the […]

Mines 2018 – Magazine

Mines 2018 – Magazine article

Publication François Chung; Une politique énergétique belge à multi-niveaux; Mines Revue des Ingénieurs, 499, pp. 27-29, 2018. Abstract Au XIXe siècle, le développement économique de la Belgique fut propulsé par le secteur énergétique grâce aux charbonnages wallons. En effet, dans la 1ère moitié du XIXe siècle, la Belgique était un des seuls pays, avec l’Angleterre, […]

PRINCE2 Foundation

PRINCE2 Foundation

B2B Learning training, Belgium (2018). This 3-day accredited training gives a complete introduction to the PRINCE2 project management method and prepares for the certification exam. PRINCE2 is a method for managing projects in a structured way and provides an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects, e.g. with a […]

Visa Claims Resolution

Visa Claims Resolution

FIS project @Brussels, Belgium (2018). It can take up to 100 days to resolve a chargeback, which means for a merchant over 3 months worrying about the disputed transaction. This is why Visa released in April 2018 its new global dispute resolution process: Visa Claims Resolution (VCR). As a consequence, disputes are now moderated by […]

Neural networks and deep learning

Neural networks and deep learning

Coursera training, MOOC (2018). Given online by Stanford University (US), this training introduces the foundations of deep learning. Main objectives are to understand the major technology trends driving deep learning, be able to build, train, apply and implement fully connected deep neural networks, and understand their key parameters. The training aims to teach how deep […]

Accounting and finance for IT professionals

Accounting and finance for IT professionals

Coursera training, MOOC (2017). Given online by the Indian School of Business (IN), this training presents the basics of financial accounting and finance. The first part focuses on the most important financial statements, financial health and performance of the company. The second part focuses on the basics of finance. The training also introduces the real […]

CBK software

CBK software

FIS project @Brussels, Belgium (2017). CBK is a chargeback processing software provided by FIS, which resolves disputed transactions while minimizing fraud loss. CBK is implemented at major banks and card processing centers, offers one single interface to cover all types of exception processing problems, cutting down operational costs, ensuring real financial control and relieving users […]

Certified first response

Certified first response

Red Cross training, Belgium (2017). This classroom training organized by the Belgian Red Cross consolidates the first aid knowledge of the Brevet européen de premiers secours (BEPS). The training aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to approach rescue and first aid in case of vital and functional emergency. Role-playing scenarios help to learn how […]

EUE 2017 - Book

EUE 2017 – Book

Publication François Chung, Tomás Rodríguez; Multi-focal Image Segmentation, Classification and Authentication: A General Framework applied on Microscope Pollen Images; Éditions universitaires européennes (EUE), Saarbrücken, 2017; ISBN: 978-3841677907. Abstract In this book, we propose a general framework for multi-focal image segmentation, classification and authentication, the methodology being demonstrated on microscope pollen images. The framework is meant to be […]