Information Technology

Funding approved: HK$51M

Indicative project time-frame: 2000–2005

The project aimed to put Hong Kong on the world map as one of the key players in information technology, thereby contributing to the transformation of Hong Kong into an information technology society with a strong value-added economy. The project focused on three areas: multimedia delivery over heterogeneous networks, which has now been applied commercially; distributed denial of service attack on the internet; and internet technology. Large quantities of high quality output have been produced. The research team contributed a total of 210 papers to prestigious international journals and conferences, and has strengthened inter-institutional collaborations and connections with well-known researchers around the world.