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  • Books and Monographs

    Circuits and Systems

    王世元、﹝黃錦旺﹞、謝智剛、蔣雲翔、馮久超,「非線性卡爾曼濾波器原理及應用」,北京:電子工業出版社,2015。

     

     

     

     

     

     

    劉肖凡、謝智剛,「知諸網」,北京:科學出版社,ISBN 978-7-03-043109-7, 170 pages, February 2015。

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Hong-bin Chen, Jiuchao Feng and C.K. Tse, Blind Source Separation and Signal Reconstruction in Sensor Networks, published by House of Electronics Industry, ISBN 978-7-121-18770-4, 140 pages, November 2012, China.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    S.C. Tan, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, Sliding Mode Control of Switching Power Converters: Techniques and Implementation, published by Boca Raton: CRC Press, ISBN 978-1-4398-3025-3, 285 pages, July 2012, U.S.A.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    J. Feng and C.K. Tse, Reconstruction of Chaotic Signals with Applications to Chaos-Based Communications, published by Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China / World-Scientific Publisher, ISBN 978-7-302-12120-6, 218 pages, November 2007, Singapore.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    C.K. Tse, Complex Behavior of Switching Power Converters, published by New York: CRC Press, ISBN 0-8493-1862-9, Vol. 2, 262 pages, July 2003, U.S.A.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    C.K. Tse, Analisis Rangkaian Linear, Indonesian Translation Edition, Jakarta: Penerbit Erlangga, ISBN 979-688-484-4, 320 pages, January 2002, Indonesia.

     

    C.K. Tse, Linear Circuit Analysis, London: Addison-Wesley, ISBN 0-201-34296-0, Edition No. 1, 328 pages, 1998, reprinted 1999, U.K.  (with complete solutions manual and PSPICE files)

     

     

     

     

     

    Communications

    W.M. Tam, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, Digital Communications with Chaos: Multiple Access Techniques and Performance, published by Elsevier, ISBN 0080-451519, 238 pages, 2007, U.K.

     

    W.M. Tam, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, Digital Communications with Chaos: Multiple Access Techniques and Performance, published by Science Press, ISBN 978-7-03-019030-7, 185 pages, June 2007, Beijing, China.  (in Chinese) (數字混沌通信:多址方式及性能評估,北京:科學出版社)

     

     

     

     

    F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, Chaos-Based Digital Communication Systems: Operating Principles, Analysis Methods, and Performance Evaluation, published by Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-00602-8, 228 pages, 2003, Germany.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Signal Processing

    S.B. Wan and M.W. Mak, Machine Learning for Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction, De Gruyter, ISBN 978-1-5015-1048-9, 192 pages, 2015, Germany.

     

     

     

     

     

    H.K. Lam and F.H.F. Leung, Stability Analysis of Fuzzy-Model-Based Control Systems: Linear-Matrix-Inequality Approach, published by Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-17843-6, 1st edition, 226 pages, 2011, Berlin.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    F.H.F. Leung, State-variable and Adaptive Techniques for the Control of Switching DC-DC Converters, University Microfilms International, 1993, Michigan, U.S.A.

     

    S.Y. Kung, M.W. Mak and (S.H. Lin), Biometric Authentication: A Machine Learning Approach, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-131-47824-9, 476 pages, 2005, U.S.A.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    X.D. Zhang, K.T. Lo and (J. Feng), Fundamental of Image Coding and Wavelet Compression: Principles, Algorithms and Standards, ISBN 7-302-07746-0, 340 pages, March 2004, Tsinghua University Press, China. (in Chinese) (圖象編碼基礎和小波壓縮技術:原理、算法和標準,清華大學出版社)

     

    Z. Chi, (H. Yan) and (T. Pham), Fuzzy Algorithms: with Applications to Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, ISBN: 9810226977, 225 pages, 1996, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore.

     

  • List of Journal Papers (2011 - present)

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    2012

    2011

    Algorithm, Control and Computational Intelligence

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “mPLR-Loc: An Adaptive-decision Multi-label Classifier Based on Penalized Logistic Regression for Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction,” Analytical Biochemistry: Methods in the Biological Sciences, Vol. 473, pp. 14-27, DIO: 10.1016/j.ab.2014.10.014, March 2015.

     

    (Hailong Yao), (Fan Yang), (Yici Cai), (Qiang Zhou) and Chiu-Wing Sham, "SIAR: Customized Real-time Interactive Router for Analog Circuits,” Integration, The VLSI Journal, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 170–82, January 2015.

     

     

    Biophotonics, Sensors and Microscopy

     

    (Feng Hu), Michael G. Somekh, (Darren J. Albutt), (Kevin Webb), (Emilia Moradi) and (Chung W. See), “Sub-100 nm Resolution Microscopy Based on Proximity Projection Grating Scheme,” Scientific Reports, 5 : 8589, DOI: 10.1038/srep08589, February 2015.

     

     

    Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

     

    (Sheng Yan Li), (Bin Gang Xu), (Xiao Ming Tao) and Z. Chi, “An Intelligent Computer Method for Automatic Mosaic and Segmentation of Tracer Fiber Images for Yarn Structure Analysis,” Textile Research Journal. Vol. 85, No. 7, pp. 733–50, DOI:  10.1177/0040517514551459, May 2015.

     

    Dong Li and Kin-Man Lam, “Design and Learn Distinctive Features from Pore-scale Facial Keypoints,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 732–45, March 2015.

     

     

    Multimedia Signal Processing

     

    Kin-On Cheng, Paula Wu, Ngai-Fong Law and Wan-Chi Siu, "Compression of Multiple DNA Sequences Using Intra-sequence and Inter-sequence Similarities," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.  (Paper accepted, to be published)

     

    Bingo Wing-Kuen Ling, Charlotte Yuk-Fan Ho, Wan-Chi Siu, (Kok-Lay Teo) and (Qingyun Dai), “Maximally Decimated Paraunitary Linear Phase FIR Filter Bank D January 2015 Design via Iterative SVD Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 466–81, January 2015.

     

     

    Power Electronics

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and Chi. K. Tse, “An Improved LCLC Current-source-output Multi-string LED Driver with Capacitive Current Balance,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. (paper accepted, to be published)

     

    L. Cao, K.H. Loo and Y. M. Lai, “Systematic Derivation of a Family of Power Converter’s Output-Impedance Shaping Methods – A Case Study Using Fuel Cell-Battery-Powered Single-Phase Inverter System,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.  (paper accepted, to be published)

     

    L. Cao, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Frequency-Adaptive Filtering of Low-Frequency Harmonic Current in Fuel Cell Power Conditioning Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1966–78, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2014.2323398 , April 2015.

     

    (J. Hou), Q. Chen. (X. Ren), S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Analysis and Control of Series/Series-Parallel Compensated Resonant Converters for Contactless Power Transfer,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 124–36, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2014.2336811, March 2015.

     

    X. Qu, W. Zhang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Design of a Current-Source-Output Inductive Power Transfer LED Lighting System,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 306–14, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2014.2318045, March 2015.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “Load-Independent Duality of Current and Voltage Outputs of a Series or Parallel Compensated Inductive Power Transfer Converter with Optimized Efficiency,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 137–46, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2014.2348558, March 2015.

     

    (J. Hou), Q. Chen. (X. Ren), XinboRuan, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Precise Characteristics Analysis of Series/Series-Parallel Compensated Contactless Resonant Converter,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 101–10, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2014.2320524, March 2015.

     

     

    Sensor Array Signal Processing

     

    Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Acoustic Direction Finding Using a Spatially Spread Tri-Axial Velocity Sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. (paper accepted, to be published)

     

    (A.Y. Olenko) and K.T. Wong, “Noise Statistics Across the Three Axes of a Tri-Axial Velocity Sensor Constructed of Pressure Sensors,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. (paper accepted, to be published)

     

    Y. Song, K.T. Wong and (Y.L. Li), “Direction Finding using a Biaxial Particle-velocity Sensor,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 340, pp. 354–67, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2014.11.027, March 2015.

     

     

    Wireless Communications

     

    (H.S. Mir) and K.T. Wong, “A Low-Rate Sampling Technique for Range-Windowed Radar/Sonar Using Nonlinear Frequency Modulation,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.  (paper accepted, to be published)

     

    Wireless Networks

     

    (H.J. Qiu), I.W.H. Ho, C.K. Tse and Y. Xie, “A Methodology for Studying 802.11p VANET Broadcasting Performance with Practical Vehicle Distribution,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (paper accepted, to be published)

     

     

     

    Algorithm, Control and Computational Intelligence

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “R3P-Loc: A Compact Multi-label Predictor using Ridge Regression and Random Projection for Protein Subcellular Localization,” Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 360, pp. 34–45, November 2014.

     

    J.C.Y. Lai, F.H.F. Leung and S.H. Ling, “Hypoglycaemia Detection using Fuzzy Inference System with Intelligent Optimiser,” Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 20, pp. 54–65, July 2014.

     

    (Hailong Yao), (Qiang Gao), (Yici Cai), (Qiang Zhou) and Chiu-Wing Sham, "Length Matching in Detailed Routing for Analog and Mixed Signal Circuits," Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 604–12, June 2014.

     

    Chensheng Sun, Jiwei Hu and Kin Man Lam, “A Biased Selection Strategy for Information Recycling in Boosting Cascade Visual-Object Detectors,” Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 40, pp. 11–8, April 2014.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak, and S.Y. Kung, “HybridGO-Loc: Mining Hybrid Features on Gene Ontology for Predicting Subcellular Localization of Multi-Location Proteins,” PLoS ONE, Vol. 9, Issue 3, Paper No. e89545, March 2014.

     

    M.W. Mak and H.B. Yu, “A Study of Voice Activity Detection Techniques for NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluations,” Computer Speech & Language, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 295–313, January 2014.

     

    Wing-Kai Chow, (Liang Lia), (E.F.Y. Young) and Chiu-Wing Sham, “Obstacle-Avoiding Rectilinear Steiner Tree Construction in Sequential and Parallel Approach,” Integration, The VLSI Journal, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 105–14, January 2014.

     

     

    Biomedical Systems, Imaging and Informatics

     

    K.O. Cheng, N.F. Law, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “A Joint Framework for Missing Values Estimation and Biclusters Detection in Gene Expression Data,” International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 574–86, 2014.

     

    Zhan Li Sun, (Han Wang), (Wai Shing Lau), (Gerald Seet), (Danwei Wang) and Kin-Man Lam, “Microarray Data Classification Using the Spectral-Feature-Based TLS Ensemble Algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 289–99, DOI: 10.1109/TNB.2014.2327804, September 2014.

     

     

    Biophotonics, Sensors and Microscopy

     

    (Jing Wang), (Richard J. Smith), (Roger A. Light), (Joanna L. Richens), (Jing Zhang), (Paul O’Shea), (Chung See) and Michael G. Somekh, “Highly Sensitive Multipoint Real-Time Kinetic Detection of Surface Plasmon Bioanalytes with Custom CMOS Cameras,” Biosensors and Biolelectronics, Vol. 58, pp. 157–64, August 2014.

     

    (B. Marx), (L. Czerwinski), (R. Light), M. Somekh and (P. Gilch), “Multichannel Detectors for Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Microscopy - Ideal and Real Ones,” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Vol. 45, Issue 7, pp. 521–7, DOI: 10.1002/jrs.4528, July 2014.

    (S. Pechprasarn), (B. Zhang), (J. Zhang), (D. Albut) and M.G. Somekh, “Ultrastable Embedded Surface Plasmon Confocal Interferometry,” Light Science and Applications (Nature publications Group), 3, e187; doi:10.1038/lsa.2014.68, July 2014.

     

    (S. Pechprasarn) and M.G. Somekh, “Limits of Sensitivity of Surface Plasmon Microscopy,” Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 1744–56, DOI:10.1364/BOE.5.001744, June 2014.

     

    (R. Ellwood), (T. Stratoudaki), (S.D. Sharples), (M. Clark) and M G Somekh, “Determination of the Acoustoelastic Coefficient for Surface Acoustic Waves using Dynamic Acoustoelastography: An Alternative to Static Strain,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 135, No. 3, pp. 1064–70, March 2014.

     

    (Richard J. Smith), (Wenqi L), (Jethro Coulson), (Matt Clark), Michael G. Somekh and (Steve D. Sharples), “Spatially Resolved Acoustic Spectroscopy for Rapid Imaging of Material Microstructure and Grain Orientation,” Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 25, No. 5, Art No. 055902, March 2014.

     

    (S.D. Sharples), (R.A. Light), (S.O. Achamfuo-Yeboah), (M. Clark) and M.G. Somekh, “The SKED: Speckle Knife Edge Detector,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 520, Art No. 012004, January 2014.

     

     

    Electronic Design Automation, VLSI Design

     

    B. Carrion Schafer and A. Mahapatra, “S2CBench: Synthesizable SystemC Benchmark Suite for High-Level Synthesis,” IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 53–6, September 2014.

     

     

    Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

     

    (H. Zhang), Z. Chen, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “Hierarchical Local Binary Pattern for Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Recognition with Fluorescein Angiography Images,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 50, Issue 25, pp. 1902–4, DOI:  10.1049/el.2014.2854, December 2014.

     

    Muwei Jian, Kin-Man Lam and (Junyu Dong), “Visual-patch-attention-aware Saliency Detection,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2014.2356200, October 2014.

     

    Zhen Liang, (Bingang Xu), Z. Chi and Dagan Feng, “Relative Saliency Model over Multiple Images  with an Application to Yarn Surface Evaluation,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part B, Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 1249–58, DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2013.2281618, August 2014.

     

    Muwei Jian and Kin-Man Lam, “Face-Image Retrieval Based on Singular Values and Potential-Field Representation,” Signal Processing, Vol. 100, pp. 9–15, July 2014.

     

    Muwei Jian, Kin-Man Lam and (Junyu Dong), “Illumination-Insensitive Texture Discrimination Based on Illumination Compensation and Enhancement,” Information Sciences, Vol. 269, pp. 60–72, June 2014.

     

    Muwei Jian, Kin-Man Lam and (Junyu Dong), “Facial-Feature Detection and Localization Based on a Hierarchical Scheme,” Information Sciences, Vol. 262, pp. 1–14, March 2014.

     

    Dong Li and Kin Man Lam, “Color Correction with Blind Image Restoration based on Multiple Images Using a Low Rank Model,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 23, No. 2, Art. No. 023010, March 2014.

     

    (Yongchao Li), Cheng Cai, Guoping Qiu and Kin-Man Lam, “Face Hallucination Based on Sparse Local-Pixel Structure,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 1261–70, March 2014.

     

    Kuong-Hon Pong and Kin-Man Lam, “Multi-Resolution Feature Fusion for Face Recognition,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 556–67, February 2014.

     

     

    Multimedia Signal Processing

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Novel DCT-based Image Up-sampling using Learning-based Adaptive k-NN MMSE Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.  Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 2018–33, December 2014.

     

    B. Budianto, Daniel P.K. Lun and Tai-Chiu Hsung, “Marker Encoded Fringe Projection Profilometry for Efficient 3D Model Acquisition,” Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 31, pp. 7442–53, DOI: 10.1364/AO.53.007442, November 2014.

     

    Yun-Xia Liu, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Patch Based Image Denoising using the Finite Ridgelet Transform for Less Artifacts,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 25, 1006–17, July 2014.

     

    N.F. Law and K.O. Cheng, “A Survey of Techniques for Sequence Similarities Matching in Compression,” Advances in Robotics and Automation, Vol. 3, Issue 1, p. 2168–9695.1000118, May 2014.

     

    Wing-Kuen Ling, Charlotte Ho, (Benmesbah Lamia), Ted Kok, Wan-Chi Siu and (Kok-Lay Teo), “Optimal Design of Cosine Modulated Nonuniform Linear Phase FIR Filter Bank via both Stretching and Shifting Frequency Response of Single Prototype Filter,”  IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 62, No. 10, pp. 2517–30, May 2014.

     

    G.W. Ou, Daniel P.K. Lun and Bingo W.K. Ling, “Compressive Sensing of Images Based on Discrete Periodic Radon Transform,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 591–3, April 2014.

     

    Daniel P.K. Lun, Tak-Wai Shen and (K.C. Ho), “A Novel Expectation-Maximization Framework for Speech Enhancement in Non-Stationary Noise Environments,” IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 335–46, February 2014.

     

    Chang-Hong Fu, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Establishment of Linkages Across GOP Boundaries for Reverse Playback on Compressed Video,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 66–79, January 2014.

     

     

    Nonlinear and Complex Systems

     

    X.F. Liu and C.K. Tse, “Impact of Degree Mixing Pattern on Consensus Formation in Social Networks,” Physica A, Vol. 407, pp. 1–6, August 2014.

     

    S. Wang, J. Feng and C.K. Tse, “A Class of Stable Square-Root Nonlinear Information Filters,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 59, No. 7, pp. 1893–98, July 2014.

     

    F. Tan, J. Wu, Y. Xia and C.K. Tse, “Traffic Congestion in Interconnected Complex Networks,” Physical Review E, Vol. 89, No. 6, pp. 062813–1-8, June 2014.

     

    S. Wang, J. Feng and C.K. Tse, “Spherical Simplex-Radial Cubature Kalman Filter,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 43–6, January 2014.

     

     

    Optical Communications

     

    X. Zhou, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau) and (K.P. Long), “Low-Complexity Carrier Phase Recovery for Square M-QAM Based on S-BPS Algorithm,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 26, No. 18, pp. 1863–66, DOI: 10.1109/LPT.2014.2332358, September 2014.

     

    Yuheng Huang, (Tuan Guo), C. Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “Theoretical and Experimental Study of a Code-Division Multiplexing Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor System,” Fiber and Integrated Optics, Vol. 33, pp. 26–36, May 2014.

     

    (A.P.T. Lau), (Yuliang Gao), (Qi Sui), Dawei Wang, (Qunbi Zhuge), (M.H. Morsy-Osman), (M. Chagnon), (Xian Xu), C. Lu and (D.V. Plant), “Advanced DSP Techniques Enabling High Spectral Efficiency and Flexible Transmissions: Toward Elastic Optical Networks,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 82–92, March 2014.

     

    (Lingchen Huang), Dawei Wang, (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and (Sailing He), “Performance Analysis of Blind Timing Phase Estimators for Digital Coherent Receivers,” Optics Express, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 6749–63, March 2014.

     

    Xiaohui Fang, P.K.A. Wai, C. Lu and (Jinhua Chen), “Flattop Pulse Generation Based on the Combined Action of Active Mode Locking and Nonlinear Polarization Rotation,” Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 5, pp. 902–6, February 2014.

     

    (Qingming Chen), Chao Jin, (Yuan Bao), Zhaohui Li, (Jianping Li), C. Lu, (Liang Yang) and (Guifang Li), “A Distributed Fiber Vibration Sensor Utilizing Dispersion Induced Walk-Off Effect in a Unidirectional Mach-Zehnder Interferometer,” Optics Express, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 2167–73, February 2014.

     

    (T. Kanesan), (Wai Pang Ng), (Z. Ghassemlooy) and C. Lu, “Experimental Full Duplex Simultaneous Transmission of LTE over a DWDM Directly Modulated RoF System,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 8–17, January 2014.

     

     

    Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics

     

    A. Ng, (W.K. Yiu), (Y.S. Foo), Q. Shen, (A. Bejaoui), (Y.Y. Zhao), H.C. Gokkaya, (A.B. Djurišić), (J. A. Zapien), (W.K. Chan) and C. Surya, “Enhanced Performance of PTB7:PC71BM Solar Cells via Different Morphologies of Gold Nanoparticles,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 6, No. 23, pp. 20676–84, DOI: 10.1021/am504250w, December 2014.

     

    Z.W. Ren, A. Ng, Q. Shen, H.C. Gokkaya, (J.C. Wang), (L.J. Yang), (W.K. Yiu), (A.B. Djurišić), (W.W.F. Leung), (W.K. Chan) and C. Surya, “Thermal Assisted Oxygen Annealing for High Efficiency Planar CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cell,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 4, Art. No. 6752, DOI: 10.1038/srep06752, October 2014.

     

    (F.Z. Liu), (Y.H. Leung), (A. Djurišić), (A.M.C. Ng), (W.K. Chan), (K.L. Ng), (K.S. Wong), (C.Z. Liao), (K.M. Shih) and C. Surya, “Effect of Plasma Treatment on Native Defects and Photocatalytic Activities of Zinc Oxide Tetrapods,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 118, No. 39, pp. 22760–7, DOI: 10.1021/jp506468r, September 2014.

     

    S.F. Wang, W.K. Fong, W. Wang and C. Surya, “Growth of Highly Textured SnS on Mica using an SnSe Buffer Layer,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 564, pp. 206–12, August 2014.

     

    (F. Hu), (K.C. Chan), (T.M. Yue) and C. Surya, “Electrochemical Synthesis of Transparent Nanocrystalline Cu2O Films using a Reverse Potential Waveform,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 550, pp. 17–21, January 2014.

     

     

    Power Electronics

     

    X. Lv, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and Chi K. Tse, “Energy-Saving Driver Design for Full-Color Large-Area LED Display Panel Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 61, No. 9, pp. 4665–73, September 2014.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “An Optimized Track Length in Roadway Inductive Power Transfer Systems,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 598–608, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2014.2301460, September 2014.

     

    X. Lv, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and Chi K. Tse, “Energy-Saving Driver Design for Full-Color Large-Area LED Display Panel Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 61, No. 9, pp. 4665–73, September 2014.

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “A Current Balancing Scheme With High Luminous Efficacy for High-Power LED Lighting,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 2649–54, June 2014.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “Analysis and Comparison of Secondary Series and Parallel Compensated Inductive Power Transfer Systems Operating for Optimal Efficiency and Load-independent Voltage-Transfer Ratio,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 2979–90, June 2014.

     

    S.K. Ng, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Color Control System for RGB LED with Application to Light Sources Suffering from Prolonged Ageing,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 1788–98, April 2014.

     

    S. Xiong, S.C. Wong, S.C. Tan and C.K. Tse, “A Family of Exponential Step-Down Switched-Capacitor Converters and their Applications in Two-Stage Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 1870–80, April 2014.

     

    (Hu Tan), (Minfang Peng), C.K. Tse and (Fangrong Wu), “Global Similarity Tests of Physical Designs of Circuits: A Complex Network Approach,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 230, pp. 96–103, March 2014.

     

    D.M. Walker, (A. Tordesillas), M. Small, (R.P. Behringer) and C.K. Tse, “A Complex Systems Analysis of Stick-Slip Dynamics of a Laboratory Fault,” Chaos, Vol. 24, No. 1, Art. No. 013132, March 2014.

     

    Z. Shan, C.K. Tse and S.C. Tan, “Classification of Auxiliary Circuit Schemes for Feeding Fast Load Transients in Switching Power Supplies,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 930–42, March 2014.

     

    (Albert T.L. Lee), (Johnny K.O. Sin) and Philip C.H. Chan, “Adaptive High-bandwidth Digitally Controlled Buck Converter with Improved Line and Load Transient Response,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 515–26, March 2014.

     

    Z. Shan, C.K. Tse and S.C. Tan, “Pre-Energized Auxiliary Circuits for Very Fast Transient Loads: Coping with Load-Informed Power Management for Computer Loads,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 61, No. 2, pp. 637–48, February 2014.

     

    (Albert T.L. Lee), (Johnny K.O. Sin) and Philip C.H. Chan, “Scalability of Quasi-Hysteretic FSM-Based Digitally Controlled Single-Inductor Dual-String Buck LED Driver to Multiple Strings,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 501–13, January 2014.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “Design for Efficiency Optimization and Voltage Controllability of Series-Series Compensated Inductive Power Transfer Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 191–200, January 2014.

     

     

    Sensor Array Signal Processing

     

    (P.K. Tam), K.T. Wong and Y. Song, “An Hybrid Cramér-Rao Bound in Closed Form for Direction-of-Arrival Estimation by an “Acoustic Vector Sensor” with Gain-Phase Uncertainties,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 62, No. 10, pp. 2504–16, May 2014.

     

    Y. Song, K.T. Wong and (F. Chen), “'Quasi-Blind' Calibration of an Array of Acoustic Vector-Sensors that are Subject to Gain Errors/Mis-Location/Mis-Orientation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 62, No. 9, pp. 2330–44, May 2014.

     

     

    Wireless Communications

     

    Wah Ching Lee, (Faan Hei Hung), (Kim Fung Tsang), (Chung Kit Wu), (Hao Ran Chi) and (Wing Hong Lau), “High Accuracy Localization of Long Term Evolution Based on a New Multiple Carrier Noise Model,” Sensors, Vol. 14, pp. 22613–8, November 2014.

     

    Y. Song, K.T. Wong and (Y.-F. Chen), “A Single-Input Multi-Output Transceiver Architecture to ‘Blindly’ Null Unknown Interference for Block-Based Single-Carrier Transmission with an Insufficient Guard Interval,” IET Signal Processing, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 1–6, June 2014.

     

    (Y. Shen), (K.F. Tsang), W.C. Lee, (F.H. Hung), (I.F. Triantis) and (K. Xuan), “Design of Low-Phase-Noise CMOS Transformer-Based Gate-Coupled Quadrature VCO,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 50, Issue 6, pp. 434–6, March 2014.

     

    Y. Zhao and F.C.M. Lau, “Implementation of Decoders for LDPC Block Codes and LDPC Convolutional Codes Based on GPUs,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 663–72, March 2014.

     

     

    Wireless Networks

     

    (D. Liu), (E. Liu), (Z. Zhang), (R. Wang), (Y. Ren), (Y. Liu), I.W.H. Ho, (X. Yin) and (F. Liu), “Secondary Network Connectivity of Ad Hoc Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 2177-80, DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2014.2362766, December 2014.

     

    I.W.H. Ho, (P.P. Lam), (P.H.J. Chong) and (S.C. Liew), “Harnessing the High Bandwidth of Multi-Radio Multi-Channel 802.11n Mesh Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 448–56, February 2014.

     

    Algorithm, Control and Computational Intelligence

     

    G.Y. Wong, F.H.F. Leung and S.H. Ling, “Predicting Protein-Ligand Binding Site using Support Vector Machine with Protein Properties,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 1517–29, November/December 2013.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Semantic Similarity over Gene Ontology for Multi-label Protein Subcellular Localization,” Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 10B, pp. 68–72, October 2013.

     

    Chiu-Wing Sham, Xu Chen, F.C.M. Lau, Yue Zhao and W.M. Tam, “A 2.0 Gb/s Throughput Decoder for QC-LDPC Convolutional Codes,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 7, pp. 1857–69, July 2013.

     

    J.C.Y. Lai, F.H.F. Leung, S.H. Ling and (H.T. Nguyen), “Hypoglycaemia Detection Using Fuzzy Inference System with Multi-Objective Double Wavelet Mutation Differential Evolution,” Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 13, Issue 5, pp. 2803–11, May 2013.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Boosting the Performance of I-Vector Based Speaker Verification via Utterance Partitioning,” IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 1012–22, May 2013.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “GOASVM: A Subcellular Location Predictor by Incorporating Term-Frequency Gene Ontology into the General Form of Chou’s Pseudo-Amino Acid Composition,” Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 323, pp. 40–8, April 2013.

     

    Z. Chen, (Jing Wu) and Z. Chi, “A Mutation Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Multilayer Perceptron Training with Applications,” International Journal of Information Acquisition, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1350003-1 - 1350003-8, March 2013.

     

    Z. Chen, Z. Chi, H. Fu and D. Feng, “Multi-Instance Multi-Label Image Classification: A Neural Approach,” Neurocomputing, Vol. 99, pp. 298–306, January 2013.

     

     

    Biophotonics, Sensors and Microscopy

     

    L.H. Cho, C. Lu, (A.P. Zhang) and (H.Y. Tam), “Fiber Bragg Grating Anemometer with Reduced Pump Power-Dependency,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 24, pp. 2450–3, December 2013.

     

    Chuang Wu, (V.M.L. Tse), (Zhengyong Liu), (Bai-Ou Guan), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “In-Line Microfluidic Refractometer Based on C-Shaped Fiber Assisted Photonic Crystal Fiber Sagnac Interferometer,” Optics Letters, Vol. 38, No. 17, pp. 3283–6, September 2013.

     

    L.H. Cho, Chuang Wu, C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “A Highly Sensitive and Low-Cost Sagnac Loop Based Pressure Sensor,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 8, pp. 3073–8, August 2013.

     

    (Y. Huang), (Mark Pitter), M.G. Somekh, (Wei Zhang), (W.Y. Xie), (H. Zhang), (H.B. Wang) and (S.X. Fang), “Plasmonic Response of Gold Film to Potential Perturbation,” Science China - PMA, Vol. 56, No. 8, pp. 1495–503, August 2013.

     

    (Chengang Lyu), Chuang Wu, (H.Y. Tam), C. Lu and (Jianguo Ma), “Polarimetric Heterodyning Fiber Laser Sensor for Directional Acoustic Signal Measurement,” Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 18273–80, July 2013.

     

    (C.W. See), (F. Hu), (Chin-Jung Chuang) and M.G. Somekh, “Super-Resolution Imaging using Proximity Projection Grating and Structured Light Illumination,” Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 13, pp. 15155–67, July 2013.

     

    Chao Jin, (Yuan Bao), Zhaohui Li, (Tao Gui), (Haiyan Shang), (Xinhuan Feng), (Jianping Li), (Xingwen Yi), (Changyuan Yu), (Guifang Li) and C. Lu, “High-Resolution Optical Spectrum Characterization using Optical Channel Estimation and Spectrum Stitching Technique,” Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 13, pp. 2314–6, July 2013.

     

    (B. Zhang), (S. Pechprasarn) and M.G. Somekh, “Quantitative Plasmonic Measurements using Embedded Phase Stepping Confocal,” Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 9, pp. 11523–35, May 2013.

     

    (Zhengyong Liu), Chuang Wu, (Ming-Leung Tse), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Ultrahigh Birefringence Index-Guiding Photonic Crystal Fiber and Its Application for Pressure and Temperature Discrimination,” Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 9, pp. 1385–7, May 2013.

     

    (Y. Shao), (Y. Li), (D.Y. Gu), (K. Zhang), (J.L. Qu), (J.N. He), (X.J. Li), (S.Y. Wu), (H.P. Ho), M.G. Somekh and (H.B. Niu), “Wavelength-Multiplexing Phase-Sensitive Surface Plasmon Imaging Sensor,” Optics Letters, Vol. 38, No. 9, pp. 1370–2, May 2013.

     

    (Yin, Ming-Jie), Chuang Wu, (Li-yang Shao), (Wing Kin Edward Chan), (A. Ping Zhang), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Label-Free, Disposable Fiber-Optic Biosensors for DNA Hybridization Detection,” ANALYST, Vol. 138, Issue 7, pp. 1988–94, February 2013.

     

     

    Circuits and Devices

     

    (Liming Zhang), (Ferdows Zahid), (Yu Zhu), (Lei Liu), (Jian Wang), (Hong Guo), Philip C.H. Chan and (Mansun Chan), “First Principles Simulations of Nanoscale Silicon Devices with Uniaxial Strain,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 60, No. 10, pp. 3527–33, October 2013.

     

     

    Computer Networking

     

    Q.C. Cai and K.T. Lo, “Two Blocks are Enough: On the Feasibility of Using Network Coding to Ameliorate the Content Availability of Bit Torrent Swarms,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1682–94, August 2013.

     

    Q.C. Cai and K.T. Lo, “A Multi-Faced Measurement Study on a Large Private BitTorrent Community,” Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, DOI: 10.1007/s12083-013-0207-5, April 2013.

     

    Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

     

    Muwei Jian, Kin-Man Lam and (Junyu Dong), “FSAM: A Fast Self-Adaptive Method for Correcting Non-Uniform Illumination for 3D Reconstruction,” Computers in Industry, Vol. 64, Issue 9, pp. 1229–36, December 2013.

     

    Muwei Jian, Kin-Man Lam and (Junyu Dong), “A Novel Face-Hallucination Scheme Based on Singular Value Decomposition,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, Issue 11, pp. 3091–102, November 2013.

     

    Chensheng Sun and Kin-Man Lam, “Multiple-Kernel, Multiple-Instance Similarity Features for Efficient Visual Object Detection,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 3050–61, August 2013.

     

    (Kaimin Yu), Zhiyong Wang, Li Zhuo, Jiajun Wang, Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Learning Realistic Facial Expressions From Web Images,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, Issue 8, pp. 2144–55, August 2013.

     

    (Qiuxia Wu), Zhiyong Wang, (Feiqi Deng), Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Realistic Human Action Recognition with Multimodal Feature Selection and Fusion,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 43, Issue 4, pp. 875–85, July 2013.

     

    Wai-Shing Cho and Kin-Man Lan, “Image Classification without Segmentation using a Hybrid Pyramid Kernel,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 013-1569-7, July 2013.

     

    Xudong Xie, Wentao Liu and Kin-Man Lam, “Pseudo-Gabor Wavelet for Face Recognition,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 22, No. 2, Art. No. 023029, June 2013.

     

    Jiwei Hu and Kin Man Lam, “An Efficient Two-Stage Framework for Image Annotation,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp. 936–47, March 2013.

     

    Zhan-Li Sun, Kin-Man Lam, (Zhao-Yang Dong), (Han Wang), (Qing-Wei Gao) and (Chun-Hou Zheng), “Face Recognition with Multi-Resolution Spectral Feature Images,” PLOS ONE, Vol. 8, Issue 2, Art. No. e55700, February 2013.

     

    Zhan-Li Sun, Kin-Man Lam and (Qing-Wei Gao), “Depth Estimation of Face Images Using the Nonlinear Least-Squares Model,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 17–30, January 2013.

     

     

    Multimedia Signal Processing

     

    (Surani Anuradha Jayasuriyaa), (Alan Wee-Chung Liew) and Ngai-Fong Law, “Brain Symmetry Plane Detection based on Fractal Analysis,” Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Vol. 37, Issues 7–8, pp. 568–80, October–December 2013.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “A Computationally Scalable Adaptive Image Interpolation Algorithm Using Maximum-Likelihood De-Noising for Real-Time Applications,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 22, No. 4, p. 043006, October–December 2013.

     

    Tsz-Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Motion Estimation in Low-Delay Hierarchical P-Frame Coding Using Motion Vector Composition,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1243–51, November 2013.

     

    Lit-Hung Chan, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “A Confidence Map and Pixel-based Weighted Correlation for PRNU-Based Camera Identification,” Digital Investigation, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 215–25, October 2013.

     

    Li-Li Wang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Novel Adaptive Algorithm for Intra Prediction with Compromised Modes Skipping and Signaling Processes in HEVC,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp. 1686–94, October 2013.

     

    (Surani Anuradha Jayasuriyaa), (Alan Wee-Chung Liew) and Ngai-Fong Law, “Symmetry Plane Detection in Brain Image Analysis: A Survey,” Current Medical Imaging Reviews, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 230–47, August 2013.

     

    Y.H. Fung and Y.H. Chan, “Tone-Dependent Noise Model for High-Quality Halftones,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 023004-1–16, April–June 2013.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Region-Based Weighted Prediction for Coding Video with Local Brightness Variations,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 549–61, March 2013.

     

    K.O. Cheng, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Use of Biclustering for Missing Value Imputation in Gene Expression Data,” Artificial Intelligence Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 96–108, February 2013.

     

    Lili Wang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Improved Algorithm for Detecting Zero-Quantised Discrete Cosine Transform Coefficients in H.264/AVC,” IET Image Processing, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 92–7, February 2013.

     

    Bingo Wing-Kuen Ling, Charlotte Yuk-Fan Ho, Ted Chi-Wah Kok, Wan-Chi Siu and (Kok-Lay Teo), “Empirical Formula for Designing a Class of Linear Phase FIR Single Band PCLS Filters,” Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 470–7, January 2013.

     

    Y.H. Fung and Y.H. Chan, “Optimizing the Error Diffusion Filter for Blue Noise Halftoning with Multiscale Error Diffusion,” IEEE Transaction on Image Processing, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 413–7, January 2013.

     

     

    Nonlinear and Complex Systems

     

    J. Wu, C.K. Tse, F.C.M. Lau and I.W.H. Ho, “Analysis of Communication Network Performance from a Complex Network Perspective,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 12, pp. 3303–16, December 2013.

     

    S. Wang, J. Feng and C.K. Tse, “Kernel Affine Projection Sign Algorithms for Combating Impulse Interference,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part II: Express Briefs, Vol. 60, No. 11, pp. 811–5, November 2013.

     

    C. Fu, (W-H. Meng), (Y-F. Zhan), (Z-L. Zhu), F.C.M. Lau, Chi K. Tse, (Hong-feng Ma), “An Efficient and Secure Medical Image Protection Scheme Based on Chaotic Maps,” Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 43, Issue 8, pp. 1000–10, September 2013.

     

    K. Li, (E. He), (Z. Zeng) and C.K. Tse, “Generalized Projective Synchronization of Two Coupled Complex Networks with Different Sizes,” Chinese Physics B, Vol. 22, No. 7, pp. 070504--1--7, July 2013.

     

    C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “A Delay-Aware Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks with Consecutive Data Collection Processes,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 2413–22, June 2013.

     

    C.T. Cheng, (H. Leung) and (P. Maupin), “A Delay-Aware Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks with In-Network Data Fusion,” IEEE Sensors Journal Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 1622–31, May 2013.

     

    (M. Peng), C.K. Tse, (M. Shen) and (K. Xie), “Fault Diagnosis of Analog Circuits Using Systematic Tests Based on Data Fusion,” Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 525–39, April 2013.

     

    S. Wang, J. Feng and C.K. Tse, “Analysis of the Characteristic of the Kalman Gain for One-Dimensional Chaotic Maps in Cubature Kalman Filter,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 229–32, March 2013.

     

    M. Small, D.M. Walker, (A. Tordesillas) and C.K. Tse, “Characterizing Chaotic Dynamics from Simulations of Large Strain Behavior of a Granular Material under Biaxial Compression,” Chaos, Vol. 23, Issue 1, Art No. 013113-1-14, February 2013.

     

     

    Optical Communications

     

    Li Tao, (Yiguang Wang), (Yuliang Gao), (A.P.T. Lau), (Nan Chi) and C. Lu, “40 Gb/s CAP32 System With DD-LMS Equalizer for Short Reach Optical Transmissions” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 23, pp. 2346–9, December 2013.

     

    F. Li, (Aiqin Zhang), (Xinhuan Feng) and P.K.A. Wai, “Frequency Synchronization of Fourier Domain Harmonically Mode Locked Fiber Laser by Monitoring the Supermode Noise Peaks,” Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 25, pp. 30255–65, December 2013.

     

    Li Tao, Yu Ji, Jie Liu, (A.P.T. Lau), (Nan Chi) and C. Lu, “Advanced Modulation Formats for Short Reach Optical Communication Systems,” IEEE Network, Vol. 27, Issue 6, pp. 6–13, November/December 2013.

     

    Jie Liu, Nan Guo, Zhaohui Li, (Changyuan Yu) and C. Lu, “Ultrahigh-Q Microwave Photonic Filter with Tunable Q Value Utilizing Cascaded Optical-Electrical Feedback Loops,” Optics Letters, Vol. 38, No. 21, pp. 4304–7, November 2013.

     

    Qian Li, J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “High-Degree Pulse Compression and High-Coherence Supercontinuum Generation in a Convex Dispersion Profile,” Optics Communications, Vol. 301, pp. 29–33, August 2013.

     

    (Yuliang Gao), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Modulation-Format-Independent Carrier Phase Estimation for Square M-QAM Systems,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 11, pp. 1073–6, June 2013.

     

    Zhaohui Li, (Haiyan Shang), (Jianping Li), (Changyuan Yu), (Xinhuan Feng), (Baiou Guan) and C. Lu, “Broadband and Linear Photonic RF Phase Shifter Based on DBR Fiber Lasers and Polarization Sensitive Optical Phase Modulator,” Optics Communications, Vol. 297, pp. 55–8, June 2013.

     

    C.Y. Li, P.K.A. Wai and (V.O.K. Li), “On Wavelength-Routed Networks with Reversible Wavelength Channels,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 1409–17, May 2013.

     

    C.Y. Li, (N. Deng), (M. Li), (Q.S. Xue) and P.K.A. Wai, “Performance Analysis and Experimental Demonstration of a Novel Network Architecture Using Optical Burst Rings for Interpod Communications in Data Centers,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 19, No. 2, Art. No. 3700508, March/April 2013.

     

    Dawei Wang, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), P.K.A. Wai and (Sailing He), “Adaptive CD Estimation for Coherent Optical Receivers Based on Timing Error Detection,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, No. 10, pp. 985–8, May 2013.

     

    Li Tao, (Yiguang Wang), (Yuliang Gao), (A.P.T. Lau), (Nan Chi) and C. Lu, “Experimental Demonstration of 10 Gb/s Multi-Level Carrier-Less Amplitude and Phase Modulation for Short Range Optical Communication Systems,”   Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 6459–65, March 2013.

     

    (Q. Sui), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Fast and Robust Blind Chromatic Dispersion Estimation Using Auto-Correlation of Signal Power Waveform for Digital Coherent Systems,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 306–12, January 2013.

     

     

    Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics

     

    K.K. Leung, W. Wang, (H.B. Shu), (Y.H. Yeung), S.F. Wang, P.W.K. Fong, (F. Ding), (S.P. Lau), (C.H. Lam) and C. Surya, “Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on the Growth of SnS van der Waals Epitaxies on Graphene Buffer Layer,” Crystal Growth and Design, Vol. 13, No. 11, p 4755–9, November 2013.

     

    C.H. Xu, (Y.F. You), (J.Z. Wang), (S.F. Ge), W.K. Fong, K.K. Leung and C. Surya, “Growth Behavior of ZnO Nanowires on Au-Seeded SiO2-GaN Co-Substrate by Vapor Transport and Deposition,” Superlattices and Microstructures, Vol. 61, pp. 97–105, September 2013.

     

    (Peng Xiang), (Minggang Liu), (Yibin Yang), (Weijie Chen), (Zhiyuan He), K.K. Leung, C. Surya, (Xiaobiao Han), (Zhisheng Wu), (Yang Liu), (Baijun Zhang), “Improving the Quality of GaN on Si(111) Substrate with a Medium-Temperature/High-Temperature Bilayer AlN Buffer,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 52, Issue 8, Art No. UNSP 08JB18, August 2013.

     

    (X.Y. Chen), (A.M.C. Ng), (A.B. Djurisic), (W.K. Chan), W.K. Fong, H.F. Lui, C. Surya, (C.C.W. Cheng) and (W.M. Kwok), “GaN/MgO/ZnO Heterojunction Light-Emitting Diodes,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 527, pp. 303–7, January 2013.

     

     

    Power Electronics

     

    M. Huang, C.K. Tse, S.C. Wong, C. Wan and X. Ruan, “Low-Frequency Hopf Bifurcation and its Effects on Stability Margin in Three-Phase PFC Power Supplies Connected to Non-Ideal Power Grid,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 12, pp. 3328–40, December 2013.

     

    C. Wan, M. Huang, C.K. Tse and X. Ruan, “Stability of Interacting Grid-Connected Power Converters,” Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 249–57, December 2013.

     

    C. Wan, M. Huang, C.K. Tse, S.C. Wong and X. Ruan, “Nonlinear Behavior and Instability in Three-Phase Boost Rectifier Connected to Non-ideal Power Grid with Interacting Load,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 3255–65, July 2013.

     

    X. Xiong, C.K. Tse and X. Ruan, “Bifurcation Analysis of Standalone Photovoltaic-Battery Hybrid Power System,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 1354–65, May 2013.

     

    Z. Shan, S.C. Tan and C.K. Tse, “Transient Mitigation of DC-DC Converters for High Output Current Slew Rate Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 2377–88, May 2013.

     

    M. Huang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and X. Ruan, “Catastrophic Bifucration in Three-Phase Voltage-Source Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 1062–71, April 2013.

     

    (X. Zhang), X. Ruan, (H. Kim) and C.K. Tse, “Adaptive Active Capacitor Converter for Improving Stability of Cascaded DC Power Supply System,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 1807–16, April 2013.

     

    K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Design and Analysis of LCC Resonant Network for Quasi-Lossless Current Balancing in Multistring AC-LED Array,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 1047–59, February 2013.

     

    C.K. Cheung, S.C. Tan, C.K. Tse and A. Ioinovici, “On Energy Efficiency of Switched-Capacitor Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 862–76, February 2013.

     

    G.R. Zhu, S.C. Tan, Y. Chen and C.K. Tse, “Mitigation of Low-Frequency Current Ripple in Fuel-Cell Inverter Systems Through Waveform Control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 779–92, February 2013.

     

    K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Design and Analysis of LCC Resonant Network for Quasi-Lossless Current Balancing in Multistring AC-LED Array,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 1047–59, February 2013.

     

     

    Sensor Array Signal Processing

     

    (A. Y. Olenko) and K.T. Wong, “Noise Statistics of a Higher-Order Directional Sensor, Realized by Computing Finite Differences Spatially Across Multiple Isotropic Sensors,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 2792–8, October 2013.

     

    Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Three-Dimensional Localization of a Near-Field Emitter of Unknown Spectrum, using an Acoustic Vector Sensor Corrupted by Additive Noise of Unknown Spectrum,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 1035–41, April 2013.

     

    Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Azimuth-Elevation Direction Finding using a Microphone and Three Orthogonal Velocity Sensors as a Non-Collocated Subarray,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 133, Issue 4, pp. 1987–95, April 2013.

     

    (M.K. Awad) and K.T. Wong, “Errata: Recursive Least-Squares Source Tracking using One Acoustic Vector Sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 688–92, January 2013.

     

     

    Wireless Communications

     

    K.T. Sze, K.M. Ho and K.T. Lo, “Efficient Video Streaming over Wireless Mesh Networks,” IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 186, pp. 353–66, 2013.

     

    J. Wu, C.K. Tse, F.C.M. Lau and I.W.H. Ho, “Analysis of Communication Network Performance from a Complex Network Perspective,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 12, pp. 3303–16, December 2013.

     

    Qing F. Zhou, (Q.T. Zhang) and F.C.M. Lau, “Diophantine Approach to Blind Interference Alignment of Homogeneous K-user 2x1 MISO Broadcast Channels,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 10, pp. 2141–53, October 2013. (Special Issue on Virtual MIMO)

     

    C. Fu, (W-H. Meng), (Y-F. Zhan), (Z-L. Zhu), F.C.M. Lau, Chi K. Tse, (Hong-feng Ma), “An Efficient and Secure Medical Image Protection Scheme Based on Chaotic Maps,” Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 43, Issue 8, pp. 1000–10, September 2013.

     

    Kehao Wang, (Quan Liu) and F.C.M. Lau, “Multichannel Opportunistic Access by Overhearing Primary ARQ Messages,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 62, No. 7, pp. 3486–92, September 2013.

     

    (Y.-T. Su), Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Linear Minimum-Mean-Squared Error Estimation of Phase Noise, which has a Symmetric Levy Distribution and a Possibly Large Magnitude, from Observables at Irregular Instants,” IET Communications, Vol. 7, Issue 14, pp. 1487–96, September 2013.

     

    Chiu-Wing Sham, Xu Chen, F.C.M. Lau, Yue Zhao and W.M. Tam, “A 2.0 Gb/s Throughput Decoder for QC-LDPC Convolutional Codes,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 7, pp. 1857–69, July 2013.

     

    S.F. Yau, Tan L. Wong, F.C.M. Lau and Y. He, “A Fast Low-Density Parity-Check Code Simulator Based on Compressed Parity-Check Matrices,” Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, Issue 7, pp. 663–70, May 2013.

     

    Pingping Chen, (Lin Wang) and F.C.M. Lau, “One Analog STBC-DCSK Transmission Scheme Not Requiring Channel State Information,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 1027–37, April 2013.

     

    B. Fong, (A.C.M. Fong), C.K. Li, W.C. Lee and (K.F. Tsang), “A Study on the Reliability Optimization of LED-Lit Backlight Units in Mobile Devices,” Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 131–8, March 2013.

     

    (A. Y. Olenko), K.T. Wong and (S.A. Qasmi), “Distribution of the Uplink Multipaths’ Arrival Delay and Azimuth-Elevation Arrival Angle Because of ‘Bad Urban’ Scatterers Distributed Cylindrically above the Mobile,” Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 113–2, March 2013.

     

    (Q. Wang), D.W. Yue and F.C.M. Lau, “Outage Performance and Cooperative Diversity Under Amplify and Forward Relaying in Cognitive Radio Networks,” Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 69, No. 2, pp. 891–914, March 2013.

     

    Pingping Chen, Yi Fang, (Lin Wang) and F.C.M. Lau, “Decoding Generalized Joint Channel Coding and Physical Network Coding in the LLR Domain,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 121–4, February 2013.

     

    Wah Ching Lee, (Kim Fung Tsang), (Yi Shen) and (Kwok Tai Chui),” A Current Bleeding CMOS Mixer Featuring LO Amplification Based on Current-Reused Topology,” Circuits and Systems, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 58–66, January 2013.

     

     

     

    Algorithm, Control and Computational Intelligence

     

    Chiu-Wing Sham, Siew-Chong Tan, Kin-Man Lam and Charles Surya, “Raising the Interest of Students in Engineering with an Integrated Summer Programme,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 515–22, 2012.

     

    S.H. Ling, (P.P. San), (H.T. Nguyen) and F.H.F. Leung, “Non-Invasive Nocturnal Hypoglycemia Detection for Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus using Genetic Fuzzy Logic Method,” International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, Vol. 11, No. 4, Art No. 1250025, December 2012.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “mGOASVM: Multi-label Protein Subcellular Localization Based on Gene Ontology and Support Vector Machines,” BMC Bioinformatics, Vol. 13, No. 1, Art No. 23130999, November 2012.

     

    Jingwei Lu, Wing-Kai Chow and Chiu-Wing Sham, “Fast Power- and Slew-Aware Gated Clock Tree Synthesis,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 2094–103, November 2012.

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung and (Sin-Chun Ng), “A Fast Learning Algorithm to Improve the Performance of Quickprop,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 48, pp. 678–9, June 2012.

     

    J.C.Y. Lai, F.H.F. Leung, S.H. Ling and E.C. Shi, “An Improved Differential Evolution and Its Industrial Application,” Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 81–97, May 2012.

     

    Z. Chen, (Bingang Xu), Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Mathematical Formulation of Knitted Fabric Spirality using Genetic Programming,” Textile Research Journal, Vol. 82, No. 7, pp. 667–76, May 2012.

     

    Z. Liang, (B. Xu), Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Intelligent Characterization and Evaluation of Yarn Surface Appearance Using Saliency Map Analysis, Wavelet Transform and Fuzzy ARTMAP Neural Network,” Expert Systems With Applications, Vol. 39, Issue 4, pp. 4201–12, March 2012.

    Jingwei Lu, Wing-Kai Chow and Chiu-Wing Sham, “A New Clock Network Synthesizer for Modern VLSI Designs,” Integration, The VLSI Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 121–31, March 2012.

     

    Z. Chen, (B. Xu), Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Mathematical Formulation of Knitted Fabric Spirality Using Genetic Programming,” Textile Research Journal, Vol. 82, No. 7, pp. 667–76, March 2012.

     

     

    Biophotonics, Sensors and Microscopy

     

    Y. Mao, N. Guo, K.L. Yu, (H.Y. Tam) and C. Lu, “1-cm-Spatial-Resolution Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analysis Based on Bright Pulse Brillouin Gain and Complementary Code,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 4, No. 6, pp. 2243–8, December 2012.

     

    (B. Zhang), (S. Pechprasarn) and M.G. Somekh, “Surface Plasmon Microscopic Sensing with Beam Profile Modulation,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 27, pp. 28039–48, December 2012.

     

    (Zhengyong Liu), (Ming-Leung Vincent Tse), Chuang Wu, (Daru Chen), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Intermodal Coupling of Supermodes in a Twincore Photonic Crystal Fiber and its Application as a Pressure Sensor,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 19, pp. 21749–57, September 2012.

     

    (Yu Huang), (M.C. Pitter) and M.G. Somekh, “Time-Dependent Scattering of Ultrathin Gold Film under Potential Perturbation,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 4, No. 8, pp. 3829–36, August 2012.

     

    Chuang Wu, (Zhengyong Liu), Kit Man Chung, (M.L.V. Tse), (F.Y.M. Chan), (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Strong LP01 and LP11 Mutual Coupling Conversion in a Two-Mode Fiber Bragg Grating,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 1080–6, August 2012.

     

    (Wenqi L), (S. Sharples), (R.J. Smith), (M. Clark) and M. Somekh, “Determination of Crystallographic Orientation of Large Grain Metals with Surface Acoustic Waves,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 132, No. 2, pp. 738–45, August 2012.

     

    Kit Man Chung, (Zhengyong Liu), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Single Reflective Mode Fiber Bragg Grating in Multimode Microfiber,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 437–42, April 2012.

     

    (S. Pechprasarn) and M. Somekh, “Surface Plasmon Microscopy: Resolution, Sensitivity and Crosstalk,” Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 246, No. 3, pp. 287–97, April 2012.

     

    Kit Man Chung, (Zhengyong Liu), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Highly Sensitive Compact Force Sensor Based on Microfiber Bragg Grating,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 700–2, April 2012.

     

    (B. Zhang), (S. Pechprasarn), (J. Zhang) and M. Somekh, “Confocal Surface Plasmon Microscopy with Pupil Function Engineering,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 7388–97, March 2012.

     

    (N. Fairbairn), (R.A. Light), (R. Carter), (R. Fernandes), (A. Kanaras), (T. Elliott), M. Somekh and (O. Muskens), “Spatial Modulation Microscopy for Real-Time Imaging of Plasmonic Nanoparticles and Cells,” Optics Letters, Vol. 37, No. 15, pp. 3015–7, March 2012.

     

    (Y. Yang), (A.Q. Liu), (L.K. Chin), (X.M. Zhang), (D.P. Tsai), (C.L. Lin), C. Lu, (G.P. Wang) and (N.I. Zheludev), “Optofluidic Waveguide as a Transformation Optics Device for Lightwave Bending and Manipulation,” Nature Communications, Vol. 3, pp. 1–7, January 2012.

     

     

    Circuits and Devices

     

    (Yang Chai), (Arash Hazeghi), (Kuniharu Takei), (Hong-Yu Chen), Philip C.H. Chan, (Ali Javey) and (H. -S. Philip Wong), “Low-Resistance Electrical Contact to Carbon Nanotubes with Graphitic Interfacial Layer,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 12–9, 2012.

     

    M.K.H. Cheung, M.H.L. Chow, Y.M. Lai and K.H. Loo, “Effects of Imperfect Sinusoidal Input Currents on the Performance of a Boost PFC Pre-Regulator,” Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 689–98, September 2012.

     

    Hon-Chee So, Yim-Shu Lee and M.H.L. Chow, “Design of a 1-kVA Parallel-Type AC Voltage Sag Compensator,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 591–9, May 2012.

     

     

    Computer Networking

     

    Q.C. Cai and K.T. Lo, “An Analysis of User Behavior in a Private BitTorrent Community,” International Journal of Communication Systems, DOI: 10.1002/dac, August 2012.

     

     

    Education

     

    Chiu-Wing Sham, Siew-Chong Tan, Kin-Man Lam and Charles Surya, “Raising the Interest of Students in Engineering with an Integrated Summer Programme,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 515–22, 2012.

     

     

    Electronic Design Automation, VLSI Design

     

    (S. Golshan), (Eli Bozorgzadeh), B. Carrion Schafer, (K. Wakabayashi), (H. Homayoun) and (A. Veidenbaum), “Thermal-Aware Placement for Reconfigurable Systems Using Power Budgeting,” ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 49–54, 2012.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer and (K. Wakabayashi), “Divide and Conquer High-Level Synthesis Design Space Exploration,” ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), Vol.17, Issue 3, Art. No. 29, 19 pages, June 2012.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer and (K. Wakabayashi), “Machine Learning Predictive Modelling High-Level Synthesis Design Space Exploration,” IET Computers and Digital Techniques, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp.153–9, May 2012.

     

     

    Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

     

    Z. Chen, H. Fu, Z.  Chi and D. Feng, “An Adaptive Recognition Model for Image Annotation,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 1120–7, November 2012.

     

    Z. Liang, Z. Chi, H. Fu and D. Feng, “Salient Object Detection using Content-Sensitive Hypergraph Representation and Partitioning,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 45, Issue 11, pp. 3886–901, November 2012.

     

    (Q. Xia), (X. Li), (L. Zhuo) and Kin Man Lam, “Visual Sensitivity-Based Low-Bit-Rate Image Compression Algorithm,” IET Image Processing, Vol. 6, Issue 7, pp. 910–8, October 2012.

     

    Chao Li, (Shuheng Zhang), (Huan Zhang), (Lifang Pang), Kin-Man Lam, (Chun Hui) and (Su Zhang), “Using the K-Nearest Neighbor Algorithm for the Classification of Lymph Node Metastasis in Gastric Cancer,” Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Vol. 2012, Art. No. 876545, September 2012.

     

    Zhuo Hui and Kin Man Lam, “Eigentransformation-Based Face Super-Resolution in the Wavelet Domain,” Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 718–27, April 2012.

     

    Z. Liang, H. Fu, Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Hypergraph-Based Saliency Map Generation with p-ROI Approximation and Validation,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 21, No. 1, Art. No. 013012, March 2012.

     

    Z. Chen, H. Fu, Z.  Chi and D. Feng, “An Adaptive Recognition Model for Image Annotation,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics-Part C: Applications and Reviews, No. 99, Art. No. 6135819, January 2012.

     

     

    Multimedia Signal Processing

     

    Lai-Yan Wong and Y.H. Chan, “Feature-Preserving Multilevel Halftoning Algorithm,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 21, Issue 4, Art. No. 043016, October–December 2012.

     

    Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, Tak-Wai Shen, Tai-Chiu Hsung and (Dominic K.C. Ho), “Wavelet Based Speech Presence Probability Estimator for Speech Enhancement,” Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 1161–73, December 2012.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast Image Interpolation using the Bilateral Filter,” IET Image Processing, Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 877–90, October 2012.

     

    William Wai-Lam Ng and Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, “Effective Bias Removal for Fringe Projection Profilometry using the Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform,” Applied Optics, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 5909–16, August 2012.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Efficient Intra Prediction Algorithm for Smooth Regions in Depth Coding,” Electronic Letters, Vol. 48, Issue 18, pp. 1117–9, August 2012.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Multiple Weighted Prediction Models for Video Coding with Brightness Variations,” IET Image Processing, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 434–43, June 2012.

     

    Zhi-Pin Deng, Yui-Lam Chan, (Ke-Bin Jia), Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Iterative Search Strategy with Selective Bi-Directional Prediction for Low Complexity Multiview Video Coding,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 522–34, April 2012.

     

    K.O. Cheng, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Iterative Bicluster-Based Least Square Framework for Estimation of Missing Values in Microarray Gene Expression Data,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 1281–9, April 2012.

     

    Zhi-Pin Deng, Yui-Lam Chan, (Ke-Bin Jia), Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu “Fast Motion and Disparity Estimation with Adaptive Search Range Adjustment in Stereoscopic Video Coding,” IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 24–33, March 2012.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Robust Soft-Decision Interpolation Using Weighted Least Squares,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 1061–9, March 2012.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Flash Scene Video Coding using Weighted Prediction,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 264–70, February 2012.

     

    Ki-Kit Lai, Yui-Lam Chan, Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Hybrid Motion Estimation Scheme for Secondary SP-frame Coding using Inter-frame Correlation and FMO,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1–15, January 2012.

     

     

    Nonlinear and Complex Systems

     

    C.T. Cheng, (K. Fallahi), (H. Leung) and C.K. Tse, “A Genetic Algorithm-Inspired UUV Path Planner Based on Dynamic Programming,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 1128–34, November 2012.

     

    (W. Liang), (Y.M. Shi), C.K. Tse and (Y. Wang), “Study on Co-Occurrence Character Networks from Chinese Essays in Different Periods,” Science China Information Sciences, Vol. 55, No. 11, pp. 2417–27, November 2012.

     

    (K. Fallahi), C.T. Cheng and (M. Fattouche), “Robust Positioning Systems in the Presence of Outliners under Weak GPS Signal Conditions,” IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 401–13, September 2012.

     

    M. Small and C.K. Tse, “Predicting the Outcome of Roulette,” Chaos, Vol. 22, No. 3, Art No. 033150, September 2012.

     

     

    Optical Communications

     

    Shuangyi Yan, Xuan Weng, (Yuliang Gao), C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), Yu Ji, (Lei Liu) and (Xiaogeng Xu), “Generation of Square or Hexagonal 16-QAM Signals using a Dual-Drive IQ Modulator Driven by Binary Signals,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 27, pp. 29023–34, December 2012.

     

    Tian Dong, (Yuan Bao), Yu Ji, (A.P.T. Lau), Zhaohui Li and C. Lu, “Bidirectional Hybrid OFDM-WDM-PON System for 40-Gb/s Downlink and 10-Gb/s Uplink Transmission Using RSOA Remodulation,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 24, No. 22, pp. 2024–6, November 2012.

     

    F.N. Khan, (A.P.T. Lau), (T.B. Anderson), (J.C. Li), C. Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “Simultaneous and Independent OSNR and Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring Using Empirical Moments of Asynchronously Sampled Signal Amplitudes,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 1340–50, October 2012.

     

    (W.P. Ng), (T. Kanesan), (Z. Ghassemlooy) and C. Lu, “Theoretical and Experimental Optimum System Design for LTE-RoF Over Varying Transmission Span and Identification of System Nonlinear Limit,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 1560–71, October 2012.

     

    (Z. Dong), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “OSNR Monitoring for QPSK and 16-QAM Systems in Presence of Fiber Nonlinearities for Digital Coherent Receivers,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 17, pp. 19520–34, August 2012.

     

    F.N. Khan, (T.S.R. Shen), (Yudi Zhou), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Optical Performance Monitoring Using Artificial Neural Networks Trained with Empirical Moments of Asynchronously Sampled Signal Amplitudes,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 982–4, June 2012.

     

    F.N. Khan, (Yudi Zhou), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Modulation Format Identification in Heterogeneous Fiber-Optic Networks using Artificial Neural Networks,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 12422–31, May 2012.

     

    F. Li, F.N. Khan and P.K.A. Wai, “Characterizing Bifurcations and Chaos in Multiwavelength Lasers with Intensity-Dependent Loss and Saturable Homogeneous Gain,” Optics Communications, Vol. 285, No. 8, pp. 2144–53, April 2012.

     

    K. Senthilnathan, K. Nakkeeran, Q. Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Pedestal Free Pulse Compression of Chirped Optical Solitons,” Optics Communications, Vol. 285, No. 6, pp. 1449–55, March 2012.

     

    (X.H. Feng), C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam), P.K.A. Wai, (D.Y. Tang) and (B.O. Guan), “Mechanism for Stable, Ultra-Flat Multiwavelength Operation in Erbium-Doped Fiber Lasers Employing Intensity-Dependent Loss,” Optics and Laser Technology, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 74–7, February 2012.

     

    (Neng Bai), (Ezra Ip), (Yue-Kai Huang), (Eduardo Mateo), (Fatih Yaman), (Ming-Jun Li), (Scott Bickham), (Sergey Ten), (Jesus Linares), (Carlos Montero), (Vicente Moreno), (Xesus Prieto), (Vincent Tse), Kit Man Chung, (A.P.T. Lau), (H.Y. Tam), C. Lu, (Yanhua Luo), (Gang-Ding Peng), (Guifang Li) and (Ting Wang), “Mode-Division Multiplexed Transmission with Inline Few-Mode Fiber Amplifier,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 2668–80, January 2012.

     

     

    Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics

     

    Chiu-Wing Sham, Siew-Chong Tan, Kin-Man Lam and Charles Surya, “Raising the Interest of Students in Engineering with an Integrated Summer Programme,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 515–22, 2012.

     

    W. Wang, K.K. Leung, W.K. Fong, S.F. Wang, (Y.Y. Hui), (S.P. Lau), (Z. Chen), (L.J. Shi), (C.B. Cao) and C. Surya, “Molecular Beam Epitaxy Growth of High Quality P-Doped SnS van der Waals Epitaxy on a Graphene Buffer Layer,”  Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 111, Issue 9, Art No. 093520, May 2012.

     

    C.H. Xu, K.K. Leung, (J. Hu) and C. Surya, “Synthetics of ZnO Nanowires on GaN Micro-Pyramids by Gold Catalyst,” Materials Letters, Vol. 74, pp. 100–3, May 2012.

     

    C.H. Xu, H.F. Lui and C. Surya, “Optical and Sensor Properties of ZnO Nanostructure Grown by Thermal Oxidation in Dry or Wet Nitrogen,” Journal of Electroceramics, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 27–33, February 2012.

     

     

    Power Electronics

     

    S.K. Ng, K.H. Loo, (S.K. Ip), Y.M. Lai, C.K. Tse and K.T. Mok, “Sequential Variable Bi-Level Driving Approach Suitable for Use in High Color Precision LED Display Panels,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 4637–45, December 2012.

     

    G.R. Zhu, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Quasi-Maximum Efficiency Point Tracking for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell in DMFC/Supercapacitor Hybrid Energy System,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 561–71, September 2012.

     

    M.K.H. Cheung, M.H.L. Chow, Y.M. Lai and K.H. Loo, “Effects of Imperfect Sinusoidal Input Currents on the Performance of a Boost PFC Pre-Regulator,” Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 689–98, September 2012.

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Current-Fed Isolated PFC Pre-Regulator for Multiple LED Lamps with Extended Lifetime,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Vol. 40, Issue 8, pp. 759–75, August 2012.

     

    X.F. Liu and C.K. Tse, “A Complex Network Perspective of World Stock Markets: Synchronization and Volatility,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 22, No. 6, Art No. 1250142, June 2012.

     

    C. Wan, M. Huang, C.K. Tse, S.C. Wong and X.B. Ruan, “Irreversible Bifurcation Phenomenon in Power-Grid Connected Converter Systems,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 22, No. 6, Art No. 1250155, June 2012.

     

    Song Xiong, S.C. Tan and S.C. Wong, “Analysis and Design of a High-Voltage-Gain Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Buck Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 59, Issue 5, pp. 1132–41, May 2012.

     

    K.T. Mok, Y.M. Lai, K.H. Loo, (W.C. Chan), (F.C. Lee) and (Stephen W.Y. Lai), “A High-Output-Current and Low-Power-Loss Thin-Film Transistor Liquid-Crystal Display (TFT-LCD) Driver for Portable Devices,” International Journal of Power Electronics, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 240–57, May 2012.

     

    K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, S.C. Tan and C.K. Tse, “On the Color Stability of Phosphor-Converted White LEDs Under DC, PWM, and Bi-Level Drive,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 974–84, February 2012.

     

     

    Sensor Array Signal Processing

     

    Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “A Lower Bound of Direction-of-Arrival Estimation for an Acoustic Vector Sensor Subject to Sensor Breakdown,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 3703–8, October 2012.

     

    M. K. Awad and K.T. Wong, “Recursive Least-Squares Source Tracking Using One Acoustic Vector Sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 3073–83, October 2012.

     

    Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Closed-Form Direction Finding Using Collocated but Orthogonally Oriented Higher Order Acoustic Sensors,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 8, pp 2604–8, August 2012.

     

    X. Yuan, K.T. Wong, Z.X. Xu and K. Agrawal, “Various Triad Compositions of Collocated Dipoles/Loops, for Direction Finding and Polarization Estimation,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 1763–71, June 2012.

     

    K.T. Wong, Y.I. Wu, (Y.-S. Hsu) and Y. Song, “A Lower Bound of DOA-Estimates from an Array Randomly Subject to Sensor-Breakdown,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 911–3, May 2012.

     

    X. Yuan, K.T. Wong and K. Agrawal, “Polarization Estimation with a Dipole-Dipole Pair, a Dipole-Loop Pair, or a Loop-Loop Pair of Various Orientations,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 2442–52, May 2012.

     

    Y.I. Wu, K.T. Wong, S.-K. Lau, X. Yuan and (S.K. Tang), “A Directionally Tunable but Frequency-Invariant Beamformer on an Acoustic Velocity-Sensor Triad to Enhance Speech Perception,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 131, No. 5, pp. 3891–902, May 2012.

     

    Y.I. Wu and K.T. Wong, “Acoustic Near-Field Source Localization by Two Passive Anchor Nodes,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 159–69, January 2012.

     

     

    Wireless Communications

     

    Yi Fang, Pingping Chen, (Lin Wang), F.C.M. Lau and (Kai-Kit Wong), “Performance Analysis of Protograph-Based LDPC Codes with Spatial Diversity,” IET Communications, Vol. 6, Issue 17, pp. 2941–8, November 2012.

     

    Yi Fang, Pingping Chen, (Lin Wang) and F.C.M. Lau, “Design of Protograph LDPC Codes for Partial Response Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 60, Issue 10, pp. 2809–19, October 2012.

     

    (Q. Wang), D.W. Yue and F.C.M. Lau, “Performance of Cooperative Spectrum Sensing over Fading Channels with Low Signal-to-noise Ratio,” IET Communications, Vol. 6, Issue 13, pp. 1988–99, September 2012.

     

    G. Kolumbán, T.I. Krebesz and F.C.M. Lau, “Theory and Application of Software Defined Electronics: Design Concepts for the Next Generation of Telecommunications and Measurement Systems,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 8–34, May 2012.

     

    Yuli Zhao, F.C.M. Lau, (Zhiliang Zhu) and (H. Yu), “Scale-Free Luby Transform Codes,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 22, No. 4, Art No. 1250094, April 2012.

     

    C.-S. Wang, (M. Guo), K.T. Wong and (Vladimir I. Piterbarg), “Fourth-Order Spatial Correlation-Coefficient Across the Uplink Receiver’s Spatial Aperture – Analytically Derived in Closed Form,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 724–34, March 2012.

     

    (L.-C. Lin), (M. Guo) and K.T. Wong, “Two-Branch Selection in Wireless Space-Diversity Reception: An Upper Bound for Its Output Power,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 537–46, February 2012.

     

    (L. Yeh), K.T. Wong and (H.S. Mir), “Viable/Inviable Polynomial-Phase Modulations for “Stretch Processing,”” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 923–6, January 2012.

     

    (Q. Wang), D.W. Yue and F.C.M. Lau, “Optimisation of Throughput in Cognitive Radio Networks: An Analysis at the Data Link Layer,” IET Communications, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1–12, January 2012.

     

    (E. Mok), F.C.M. Lau, (L. Xia), (G. Retscher) and (H. Tian),  “Influential Factors for Decimetre Level Positioning using Ultra Wide Band Technology,” Survey Review, Vol. 44, No. 324, pp. 37–44, January 2012.

     

     

    Algorithm, Control and Computational Intelligence

     

    M.W. Mak, W. Wang and S.Y. Kung, “Truncation of Protein Sequences for Fast Profile Alignment with Application to Subcellular Localization,” Proteome Science, Vol. 9, Suppl. 1:S8, 2011.

     

    Chi-Wai Ng, Kai-Hung Yu, Chiu-Wing Sham and C.K. Tse, “An ASIC Design of a High-Speed Clock and Data Recovery Circuit,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 403–8, pp. 1218–23, November 2011.

     

    Y. Zhao, X. Chen, C.-W. Sham, W.M. Tam and F.C.M. Lau, “Efficient Decoding of QC-LDPC Codes Using GPUs,” Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, ser. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, edited by (Y. Xiang), (A. Cuzzocrea), (M. Hobbs) and (W. Zhou), Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2011, Vol. 7016, pp. 294–305. (also appeared in Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, October 2011.)

     

    S.Y. Kung and M.W. Mak, “PDA-SVM Hybrid: A Unified Model for Kernel-Based Supervised Classification,” Journal of Signal Processing Systems for Signal, Image, and Video Technology, pp. 1–17, May 2011.

     

    Y. Zhang, X.Y. Zhao, H. Fu, Z. Liang, Z. Chi, (X.B. Zhao) and D. Feng, “A Time Delay Neural Network Model for Simulating Eye Gaze Data,” Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 111–26, March 2011.

     

    S.X. Zhang and M.W. Mak, “Optimized Discriminative Kernel for SVM Scoring and its Application to Speaker Verification,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 173–85, February 2011.

     

    M.W. Mak and W. Rao, “Utterance Partitioning with Acoustic Vector Resampling for GMM-SVM Speaker Verification,” Speech Communication, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 119–30, January 2011.

     

     

    Biophotonics, Sensors and Microscopy

     

    M.G. Somekh, (K. Hsu) and (M. Pitter), “The Stochastic Transfer Function with Different Processing Strategies in Structured Illumination Microscopy,” JOSA A-Optics Image Sci and Vision, Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 1925–34, 2011.

     

    Chuang Wu, (B.O. Guan), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Salinity Sensor Based on Polyimide-Coated Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Optics Express, Vol. 19 No. 21, pp. 20003–8, October 2011.

     

    Jie Li, Yuan Mao, C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Polarization Splitting of Photonic Crystal Fiber with Hybrid Guidance Mechanisms,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, No. 18, pp. 1358–60, September 2011.

     

    (Y. Huang), (M. Pitter) and M. Somekh, “Morphology Dependent Voltage Sensitivity of A Gold Nanostructure,” Langmuir, Vol. 27, No. 22, pp. 13950–61, September 2011.

     

    (L. Wang), (M. Pitter) and M.G. Somekh, “Wide-Field High-Resolution Solid Immersion Fluorescence Microscopy Applying an Aplanatic Solid Immersion Lens,” Optics Letters, Vol. 36, No. 15, pp. 2794–6, August 2011.

     

    (A. Arca), (J. Aylott), (L. Marques), (M. Clark), M. Somekh, (R. Smith), (S. Sharples), (S. Stratoudaki) and (X. Chen), “CHOTs Optical Transducers,” Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 26, Issue 3–4, pp. 353–66, July 2011.

     

    (K.M. Chung), (L. Dong), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Novel Fiber Bragg Grating Fabrication System for Long Gratings with Independent Apodization and with Local Phase and Wavelength Control,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 12664–72, June 2011.

     

    (S. Gao), (A.P. Zhang), (H.Y. Tam), L.H. Cho and C. Lu, “All-Optical Fiber Anemometer Based on Laser Heated Fiber Bragg Gratings,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10124–30, May 2011.

     

    A. Fernandez, Y. Mao, C. Lu and (J. Chi), “Combination of Phase Modulation and Coding for SNR Enhancement in Distributed Brillouin Sensors,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 8, pp. 509–10, April 2011.

     

    (T. Stratoudaki), (R. Ellwood), (S. Sharples), (M. Clark) and M. Somekh, “Measurement of Material Nonlinearity using Surface Acoustic Wave Parametric Interaction and Laser Ultrasonics,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 129, No. 4, pp.1721–8, April 2011.

     

    A.C.L. Wong, (D. Chen), (H.J. Wang), (W.H. Chung), (H.Y. Tam), C. Lu and (B.O. Guan), “Extremely Short Distributed Bragg Reflector Fibre Lasers with Sub-Kilohertz Linewidth and Ultra-Low Polarization Beat Frequency for Sensing Applications,” Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 22, No. 4, Art. No. 045202, February 2011.

     

    A.C.L. Wong, (W.H. Chung), (H.Y. Tam) and C. Lu, “Ultra-Short Distributed Feedback Fiber Laser with Sub-Kilohertz Linewidth for Sensing Applications,” Laser Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 163-8, January 2011.

     

    (T. Guo), A.C.L. Wong, (W.S. Liu), (B.O. Guan), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Beat-Frequency Adjustable Er3+-Doped DBR Fiber Laser for Ultrasound Detection,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 2485–92, January 2011.

     

    (J. Zhang), (Y. Huang), (Chin-Jung Chuang), (M. Pitter) and M.G. Somekh, “Polarization Modulation Thermal Lens Microscopy for Imaging the Orientation of Non-Spherical Nanoparticles,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 2643–8, January 2011.

     

    A.C.L. Wong, (W.H. Chung), (H.Y. Tam) and C. Lu, “Single Tilted Bragg Reflector Fiber Laser for Simultaneous Sensing of Refractive Index and Temperature,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 409–14, January 2011.

     

     

    Circuits and Devices

     

    Chi-Wai Ng, Kai-Hung Yu, Chiu-Wing Sham and C.K. Tse, “An ASIC Design of a High-Speed Clock and Data Recovery Circuit,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 403–8, pp. 1218–23, November 2011.

     

    (Yang Chai), (Yi Wu), (Kuniharu Takei), (Hong-Yu Chen), (Shimeng Yu), Philip C. H. Chan, (Ali Javey), and (H. -S. Philip Wong), “Nanoscale Bipolar and Complementary Resistive Switching Memory Based on Amorphous Carbon,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 58, No. 11, pp. 3933–9, November 2011.

     

    (Yang Chai), (Minghui Sun), (Zhiyong Xiao), (Yuan Li), (Min Zhang) and Philip C. H. Chan, “Pursuit of Future Interconnect Technology with Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays,” IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 22–6, March 2011. (Invited Paper)

     

    (Minghui Sun), (Zhiyong Xiao), (Yang Chai), (Yuan Li) and Philip C. H. Chan, “Inductance Properties of In Situ-Grown Horizontally Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 229–35, January 2011.

     

     

    Electronic Design Automation, VLSI Design

     

    B. Carrion Schafer and (K. Wakabayashi), “Precision Tunable RTL Macro-modelling Cycle-accurate Power Estimation,” IET Computers & Digital Techniques, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 95–103, March 2011.

     

     

    Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

     

    Zhanli Sun and Kin Man Lam, “Depth Estimation of Face Images Based on the Constrained ICA Model,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 6, pp. 360–70, June 2011.

     

    Yu Hu, Kin Man Lam, Tingzhi Shen and (W.J. Wang), “A Novel Kernel-Based Framework for Facial-Image Hallucination,” Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 219–29, March 2011.

     

    Yu Hu, Kin Man Lam, Guoping Qiu and Tingzhi Shen, “From Local Pixel Structure to Global Image Super-Resolution: A New Face Hallucination Framework,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 433–45, February 2011.

     

    Feng Xu, Kin Man Lam and (Qionghai Dai), “Video-Object Segmentation and 3D-Trajectory Estimation for Monocular Video Sequences,” Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 29, Issue 2-3, pp. 190–205, February 2011.

     

     

    Materials

     

    (Longquan Chen), (Zhiyong Xiao), Philip C. H. Chan, (Yi-Kuen Lee) and (Zhigang Li), “A Comparative Study of Droplet Impact Dynamics on a Dual-Scaled  Superhydrophobic Surface and Lotus Leaf,” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 257, No. 21, pp. 8857–63, August 2011.

     

     

    Multimedia Signal Processing

     

    Wing-Yee Lo, Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, Wan-Chi Siu, (Wendong Wang) and (Jiqiang Song), “Improved SIMD Architecture for High Performance Video Processors,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 11, Issue 12, pp. 1769–83, December 2011.

     

    Chau-Wai Wong and Wan-Chi Siu, “Comments on ‘2-D Order-16 Integer Transforms for HD Video Coding’,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 21, No. 11, pp. 1765–7, November 2011.

     

    Chau-Wai Wong and Wan-Chi Siu, “Transform Kernel Selection Strategy for the H.264/AVC and Future Video Coding Standards,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 21, No. 11, pp. 1631–45, November 2011.

     

    Chau-Wai Wong and Wan-Chi Siu, “Analysis of Dyadic Approximation Error for Hybrid Video Codecs with Integer Transforms,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 2780–7, October 2011.

     

    Li-Li Wang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Improved Lossless Coding Algorithm in H.264/AVC Based on Hierarchical Intraprediction and Coding-Mode Selection,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 20, No. 4, Art No. 043001-10, October 2011.

     

    Tsz-Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan, Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Reliable Tracking Algorithm for Multiple Reference Frame Motion Estimation,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 20, No. 3, Art. No. 033003, July–September 2011.

     

    (A.W.C. Liew), N.F. Law and (H. Yan), “Missing Value Imputation for Gene Expression Data: Computational Techniques to Recover Missing Data from Available Information,” Briefings in Bioinformatics, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 498–513, September 2011.

     

    (A.W.C. Liew), N.F. Law and (H. Yan), “Recent Patents on Biclustering Algorithms for Gene Expression Data Analysis,” Recent Patents on DNA and Gene Sequence, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 117–25, August 2011.

     

    Tai-Chiu Hsung, Daniel Pak-Kong Lun and William W.L. Ng, “Efficient Fringe Image Enhancement Based on Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform,” Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 21, pp. 3973–86, July 2011.

     

    C.Q. Li, (M.Z.Q. Chen) and K.T. Lo, “Breaking an Image Encryption Algorithm Based on Chaos,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 21, No. 7, pp. 2067–76, July 2011.

     

    Zhipin Deng, (Kebin Jia), Yui-Lam Chan, Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “A Fast Stereoscopic Video Coding Algorithm Based on JMVM,” Science China Information Sciences, Vol. 54, pp. 1218–26, June 2011.

     

    C.Q. Li and K.T. Lo, “Optimal Quantitative Cryptanalysis of Permutation-Only Multimedia Ciphers Against Plaintext Attacks,” Signal Processing, Vol. 91, Issue 4, pp. 949–54, April 2011.

     

    Ki-Kit Lai, Yui-Lam Chan, Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Hybrid Motion Estimation Algorithm for Secondary SP-frame Coding Based on Inter-frame Correlation,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 439–41, March 2011.

     

    Yui-Lam Chan, Tak-Piu Ip, Ki-Kit Lai, Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “A New Dual-Bitstream Video Streaming System with VCR Functionalities using SP/SI-frames,” Journal of  Signal Processing Systems, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 403–14, March 2011.

     

    Ying Zhang, Wan-Chi Siu and Tingzhi Shen, “Comprehensive Scheme for Subpixel Variable Block-Size Motion Estimation,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 20, Issue 1, Art No. 013014, January–March 2011.

     

    C.Q. Li, S.J. Li and K.T. Lo, “Breaking a Modified Substitution-Diffusion Image Cipher Based on Chaotic Standard and Logistic Maps,” Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 837–43, February 2011.

     

     

    Nonlinear and Complex Systems

     

    J. Liu, C.K. Tse and (K. He), “Fierce Stock Market Fluctuation Disrupts Scalefree Distribution,” Quantitative Finance, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 817–23, 2011.

     

    X.F. Liu, X.K. Xu, M. Small and C.K. Tse, “Attack Resilience of the Evolving Scientific Collaboration Network,” PLOS ONE, Vol. 6, Issue 10, Art No. e26271, October 2011.

     

    H. Chen, C.K. Tse and (F. Zhao), “Optimal Quantization Bit Budget for a Spectrum Sensing Scheme in Bandwidth-Contrained Cognitive Sensor Networks,” IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 144–50, September 2011.

     

    (Yaozhong Ren), F.C.M. Lau, C.K. Tse and (H.R. Dong), “Impact of Topology on the Maximum Multicast Throughput in Communication Networks with Network Coding,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 21, No. 9, pp. 2741–8, September 2011.

     

    F.C.M. Lau, W.M. Tam and C.K. Tse, “Increasing the Local Girth of Irregular LDPC Codes Based on Degree-Spectrum Analysis,” IET Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 1506–11, July 2011.

     

    X. Zheng, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Performance Evaluation of Irregular LDPC Codes at High SNR,” IET Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 1587–96, July 2011.

     

    (M. Peng), (J. Wang), C.K. Tse and (M. Shen), “Complex Network Application in Fault Diagnosis of Analog Circuits,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 1323–30, May 2011.

     

    C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “A Clustering Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Social Insect Colonies,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 711–21, March 2011. (One of 25 Most Downloaded Journal Papers in Dec. 2011, Jan. 2012, Mar. 2012, Apr. 2012, May 2012)

     

    C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “A Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 699–710, March 2011.  (One of 25 Most Downloaded Journal Papers in Dec 2011, Jan. 2012, Mar. 2012, Apr. 2012, May 2012, Sept. 2012)

     

    K.H. Wong, (K.H. Loo), Y.M. Lai, Siew-Chong Tan and Chi K. Tse, “Treatment of Two-Phase Flow in Cathode Gas Channel for an Improved One-Dimensional PEM Fuel Cell Model,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 3941–55, March 2011.

     

     

    Optical Communications

     

    Y.F. Yang, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (Y. Yao), (Y.X. Sun), (J.J. Xiao), (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “A Robust and Dither-Free Technique for Controlling Driver Signal Amplitude for Stable and Arbitrary Optical Phase Modulation,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 27, pp. 26353–8, December 2011.

     

    (Jing Yang), (Changyuan Yu), Y.F. Yang, L.H. Cheng, Z.H. Li, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “PMD-Insensitive CD Monitoring Based on RF Clock Power Ratio Measurement with Optical Notch Filter,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, No. 21, pp. 1576–8, November 2011.

     

    F. Li, (Edwin Ding), F.N. Khan and P.K.A. Wai, “Dual Transmission Filters for Enhanced Energy in Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 23, pp. 23408–19, November 2011.

     

    (Yuliang Gao), (A.P.T. Lau), Shuangyi Yan and C. Lu, “Low-Complexity and Phase Noise Tolerant Carrier Phase Estimation for Dual-Polarization 16-QAM Systems,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 22, pp. 21717–29, October 2011.

     

    Jie Li, Yuan Mao, C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Polarization Splitting of Photonic Crystal Fiber with Hybrid Guidance Mechanisms,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, No. 18, pp. 1358–60, September 2011.

     

    S.H. Wang, Dawei Wang, C. Lu, (T.H. Cheng) and P.K.A. Wai, “Multiple Raman Pump Assisted Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, No. 17, pp. 2601–8, September 2011.

    Dawei Wang, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau) and (S.L. He), “Adaptive Chromatic Dispersion Compensation for Coherent Communication Systems Using Delay-Tap Sampling Technique,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, No. 14, pp. 1016–8, July 2011.

     

    Q. Li, F. Li, (K.K.Y. Wong), (A.P.T. Lau), (K.K. Tsia) and P.K.A. Wai, “Investigating the Influence of a Weak Continuous-Wave-Trigger on Picosecond Supercontinuum Generation,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 15, pp. 13757–69, July 2011.

     

    Qian Li, P.K.A. Wai, K. Senthilnathan and K. Nakkeeran, “Modeling Self-Similar Optical Pulse Compression in Nonlinear Fiber Bragg Gratings using the Coupled Mode Equations,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, pp. 1293–305, May 2011.

     

    F. Li, (X.H. Feng), Huan Zheng, C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam), J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “Multiwavelength Lasers with Homogeneous Gain and Intensity-Dependent Loss,” Optics Communications, Vol. 284, Issue 9, pp. 2327–36, May 2011.

     

    L.H. Cheng, Z.H. Li, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring Based on Variance of Received Optical Power,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 486–8, April 2011.

     

    S.H. Wang, Lixin Xu, P.K.A. Wai and (H.Y. Tam), “Optimization of Raman-Assisted Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifier Gain,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 8, pp. 1172–81, April 2011.

     

    (X.H. Feng), P.K.A. Wai, (H.Y. Tam), C. Lu and (B.O. Guan), “Switchable Multiwavelength Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser Employing Wavelength-Dependent Loss,” Optical Fiber Technology, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 138–40, March 2011.

     

    Xiaohui Fang, P.K.A. Wai, C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam) and K.K. Qureshi, “All-Optical Clock Recovery Based on Simultaneous External Injection-Locking and Self-Seeding of a Fabry-Perot Laser Diode,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 50, Issue 2, Art. No. 025003, February 2011.

     

    (A.P.T. Lau), Z.H. Li, F.N. Khan, C. Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “Analysis of Signed Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring by Waveform Asymmetry for Differentially-Coherent Phase-Modulated Systems,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 4147–56, February 2011.

     

    C.Y. Li, P.K.A. Wai and (V.O.K. Li), “Performance Improvement Methods for Burst-Switched Networks,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 104–16, February 2011.

     

    (J. Yang), (C.Y. Yu), Linghao Cheng, Zhaohui Li, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “CD-Insensitive PMD Monitoring Based on RF Power Measurement,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 1354–9, January 2011.

     

    F.N. Khan, (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring for Multiple Modulation Formats and Data Rates using Sideband Optical Filtering and Asynchronous Amplitude Sampling Technique,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 1007–15, January 2011.

     

     

    Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics

     

    (X.Y. Chen), (A.M.C. Ng), (F. Fang), (Y.H. Ng), (A.B. Djurisic), (H.L. Tam), (K.W. Cheah), (Shangjr Gwo), (W.K. Chan), W.K. Fong, H.F. Lui and C. Surya, “ZnO Nanorod/GaN Light-Emitting Diodes: The Origin of Yellow and Violet Emission Bands under Reverse and Forward Bias,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 110, Issue 9, Art No. 094513, November 2011.

     

    (X.Y. Chen), (F. Fang), (A.M.C. Ng), (A.B. Djurisic), (W.K. Chan), H.F. Lui, W.K. Fong, C. Surya and (K.W. Cheah), “Effect of Doping Precursors on the Optical Properties of Ce-Doped ZnO Nanorods,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 520, Issue 3, pp. 1125–30, November 2011.

     

    Z.W. Zhang, C.F. Zhu, W.K. Fong, K.K. Leung, (P.K.L. Chan) and C. Surya, “Hot-Electron Induced Degradations in GaN-Based LEDs Fabricated on Nanoscale Epitaxial Lateral Overgrown Layers,” Solid-State Electronics, Vol. 62, Issue 1, pp. 94–8, August 2011.

     

    W.K. Fong, K.K. Leung, (P.K.L. Chan) and C. Surya, “Growth and Characterization of GaN/InGaN Multiple Quantum Wells on Nanoscale Epitaxial Lateral Overgrown Layers,” Crystal Growth and Design, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 2091–7, June 2011.

     

    (J.A. Huang), Y.Q. Zhao, (X.J. Zhang), (L.B. Luo), (Y.K. Liu), (J.A. Zapien), C. Surya and (S.T. Lee), “Enhanced Raman Scattering from Vertical Silicon Nanowires Array,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 98, Issue 18, Art. No. 183108, May 2011.

     

    (X.Y. Chen), (F. Fang), (A.M.C. Ng), (A.B. Djurisic), (K.W. Cheah), (C.C. Ling), (W.K. Chan), W.K. Fong, H.F. Lui and C. Surya, “Nitrogen Doped-ZnO/n-GaN Heterojunctions,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 109, Issue 8, Art. No. 084330, April 2011.

     

    C.H. Xu, (Z.B. Zhu), H.F. Lui, C. Surya and (S.Q. Shi), “The Effect of Oxygen Partial Pressure on the Growth of ZnO Nanostructure on Cu(0.62)Zn(0.38) Brass during Thermal Oxidation,” Superlattices and Microstructures, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 408–15, April 2011.

     

    W.K. Fong, K.K. Leung and C. Surya, “Characterization of GaN/InGaN Multiple Quantum Wells Grown on Sapphire Substrates by Nano-scale Epitaxial Lateral Overgrowth Technique,” Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 318, Issue 1, pp. 488–91, March 2011.

     

    (F. Fang), (A.M.C. Ng), (X.Y. Chen), (A.B. Djurisic), (Y.C. Zhong), (K.S. Wong), W.K. Fong, H.F. Lui, C. Surya and (W.K. Chan), “Effect of Tm Doping on the Properties of Electrodeposited ZnO Nanorods,” Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 125, Issue 3, pp. 813–7, February 2011.

     

    C.H. Xu, H.F. Lui and C. Surya, “Synthetics of ZnO Nanostructures by Thermal Oxidation in Water Vapor Containing Environments,” Materials Letters, Vol. 65, Issue 1, pp. 27–30, January 2011.

     

     

    Power Electronics

     

    (Chuan Yao), X.B. Ruan, (Xuehua Wang) and C.K. Tse, “Isolated Buck-Boost DC/DC Converters Suitable for Wide Input-Voltage Range,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 26, Issue 9, pp. 2599–613, September 2011.

     

    K.H. Wong, (K.H. Loo), Y.M. Lai, Siew-Chong Tan and Chi K. Tse, “A Theoretical Study of Inlet Relative Humidity Control in PEM Fuel Cell,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36, No. 18, pp. 11871–85, September 2011.

     

    朱国荣, (卢家航)和黎沃铭, “燃料电池实时电阻匹配最大功率跟踪法 ,” 中国电机工程学报, Vol. 31, No. 26, pp. 44–52, September 2011.

     

    K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, S.C. Tan and C.K. Tse, “Stationary and Adaptive Color-Shift Reduction Methods Based on Bi-Level Driving Technique for Phosphor-Converted White-LEDs,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 1943–53, August 2011.

     

    D. Dai, (Xikui Ma), (Bo Zhang) and C.K. Tse, “Corrigendum to “Hopf Bifurcation and Chaos from Torus Breakdown in Voltage-Mode Controlled DC Drive Systems” [Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Vol. 41, pp. 1027–33, 2009],” Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Vol. 44, No. 6, p. 464, June 2011.

     

    C.K. Tse and M. Li, “Design-Oriented Bifurcation Analysis of Power Electronics Systems,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 1523–38, June 2011. (Invited Paper)

     

    G. Chu, S.C. Tan, C.K. Tse and S.C. Wong, “Robust Current Control for Boost PFC Converters from a Sliding Mode Viewpoint,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 543–56, June 2011.

     

    K.H. Loo, K.H. Wong, Y.M. Lai, Siew-Chong Tan and Chi K. Tse, “Derivation of a Fast Mathematical Model of PEM Fuel Cell with Two-Phase Water Transport,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 216–26, March 2011.

     

    M. Li, C.K. Tse and (X. Ma), “Calculation of Steady-State Solution of Parallel-Connected Buck Converters with Active Current Sharing and Its Parameter Sensitivity,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 275–97, March 2011.

     

    K.H. Wong, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, Siew-Chong Tan and Chi K. Tse, “Treatment of Two-Phase Flow in Cathode Gas Channel for an Improved One-Dimensional PEM Fuel Cell Model,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 3941–55, March 2011.

     

    S.C. Tan, S. Kiratipongvoot, (S. Bronstein), A. Ioinovici, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Adaptive Mixed On-Time and Switching Frequency Control of a System of Interleaved Switched-Capacitor Converters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 364–80, February 2011.

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Resonance-Assisted Buck Converter for Offline Driving of Power LED Replacement Lamps,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 532–40, February 2011.

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Current-Fed Isolated PFC Pre-Regulator for Multiple LED Lamps with Extended Lifetime,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, paper cta.754, January 2011.

     

     

    Sensor Array Signal Processing

     

    (Y.-S. Hsu), K.T. Wong and (L. Yeh), “Mismatch of Near-Field Bearing-Range Spatial Geometry in Source-Localization by a Uniform Linear Array,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 3658–67, October 2011.

     

    K.T. Wong and X. Yuan, “‘Vector Cross-Product Direction-Finding’ with an Electromagnetic Vector-Sensor of Six Orthogonally Oriented but Spatially Non-Collocating Dipoles / Loops,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 160–71, January 2011.

     

    Y.I. Wu and K.T. Wong, “Polarisation-Sensitive Geometric Modelling of the Distribution of Direction-of-Arrival for Uplink Multipaths,” IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 95–101, January 2011.

     

     

    Wireless Communications

     

    (Lun Ka Lam), (King Tim Ko), (Hoi Yan Tung), (Hoi Ching Tung), W.C. Lee and (K.F. Tsang), “Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Electric Vechicle Charging,” Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, pp. 312–23, November 2011.

     

    Y. Zhao, X. Chen, C.-W. Sham, W.M. Tam and F.C.M. Lau, “Efficient Decoding of QC-LDPC Codes Using GPUs,” Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, ser. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, edited by (Y. Xiang), (A. Cuzzocrea), (M. Hobbs) and (W. Zhou), Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2011, Vol. 7016, pp. 294–305. (also appeared in Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, October 2011, Melbourne, Australia.)

     

    Yaozhong Ren, F.C.M. Lau, C.K. Tse and (H.R. Dong), “Impact of Topology on the Maximum Multicast Throughput in Communication Networks with Network Coding,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 21, No. 9, pp. 2741–8, September 2011.

     

    X. Chen and F.C.M. Lau, “Constructing High-Rate QC-LDPC Codes with Large-Girth Based on Shortened Array Codes,” REV Journal on Electronics and Communications, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 137–44, July–September 2011. (Invited Paper)

     

    F.C.M. Lau, W.M. Tam and C.K. Tse, “Increasing the Local Girth of Irregular LDPC Codes Based on Degree-Spectrum Analysis,” IET Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 1506–11, July 2011.

     

    X. Chen and F.C.M. Lau, “Optimization of LDPC Codes with Deterministic UEP Properties,” IET Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 1560–5, July 2011.

     

    X. Zheng, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Performance Evaluation of Irregular LDPC Codes at High SNR,” IET Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 1587–96, July 2011.

     

    Y. Song, C.C. Fung, K.T. Wong, H. Meng and (D.-F. Tseng), “Precoder / Two-Stage Equaliser for Block-Based Single-Carrier Transmission with Insufficient Guard Interval,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 13, pp. 746–8, June 2011.

     

    (Y.-T. Su) and K.T. Wong, “Algorithmic Extensions of the Su-Wong-Ho Linear MMSE Estimator for Large-Magnitude Levy-Process Phase-Noise,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 11, pp. 653–4, May 2011.

     

    X. Chen, Qing F. Zhou, Ting-wai Siu and F.C.M. Lau, “Asymptotic Analysis of Opportunistic Relaying Based on the Max-Generalized-Mean Selection Criterion,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 1050–7, April 2011.

     

    C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “A Clustering Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Social Insect Colonies,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 711–21, March 2011.   (One of 25 Most Downloaded Journal Papers in Dec. 2011, Jan. 2012, Mar. 2012, Apr. 2012, May 2012)

     

    C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “A Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 699–710, March 2011.  (One of 25 Most Downloaded Journal Papers in Dec 2011, Jan. 2012, Mar. 2012, Apr. 2012, May 2012, Sept. 2012)

     

    K.T. Wong, B. Wang and (J.C. Chen), “OFDM PAPR Reduction by Switching Null Subcarriers and Data-Subcarriers,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 62–3, January 2011.

     

     

    Wireless Networks

     

    I.W.H. Ho, (R.J. North), (J.W. Polak) and (K.K. Leung), “Impact of Transport Models on Connectivity in Inter-bus Communication Networks,” Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 161–78, August 2011.

     

    I.W.H. Ho, (K.K. Leung) and (J.W. Polak), “Stochastic Model and Connectivity Dynamics for VANETs in Signalized Road Systems,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 195–208, February 2011.

     

     

  • List of International Conference Papers (2011 - present)

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    2014

    2013

    2012

    2011

    Circuits and Systems

    X.F. Liu and C.K. Tse, “A General Framework for Complex Network Applications,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA’2015), December 2015, Hong Kong.

     

    H. Liu, Y. Xia and C.K. Tse, “Identifying Effects of Links in Cascading Failures via an Optimization Method,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA’2015), December 2015, Hong Kong.

     

    Qing Lu, Zhuoer Shen, C.W. Sham and F.C.M. Lau, “A Parallel-Routing Network for Reliability Inferences of Parity-Cleck Codes,” Proceedings, The International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC’2015), October 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

     

    Xiaotong Li and B. Carrion Schafer, “Temperature-triggered Behavioral IPs HW Trojan Detection Method with FPGAs,” Proceedings, 25th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL’2015), September 2015, London, U.K.

     

    H. Wu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, Qianhong Chen, “Control and Modulation of a Family of Bidirectional AC-DC Converters with Active Power Compensation,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (IEEE ECCE’2015), September 2015, Montreal, Canada.

     

    (Ligang Xu), Qianhong Chen, (Xiaoyong Ren) and Siu-Chung Wong, “Self-Oscillating Contactless Resonant Converter with Power Transfer and Current Sensing Integrated Transformer,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (IEEE ECCE’2015), September 2015, Montreal, Canada.

     

    (Juntao Huang), Qianhong Chen, (Xiaoyong Ren) and Siu-Chung Wong, “The Selection and Comparison of Multi-coil Wireless Power Transmission Solutions via Magnetic Resonances,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (IEEE ECCE’2015), September 2015, Montreal, Canada.

     

    (Y. Peng), (J. Sun), M. Huang, (X. Zha), (Z. Xu) and C.K. Tse, “Transient Response of Three-Phase Voltage-Source Converters Under Grid-Side Faults,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (IEEE ECCE’2015), September 2015, Montreal, Canada.

     

    K-Y. Fok, N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “A Real-time ASL Recognition System Using Leap Motion Sensors,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Smart Sensor Networks (IWSSN’2015), September 2015, Xian, China.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “An Improved Dynamic Z* Algorithm for Rapid Replanning of Energy-efficient Paths,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Smart Sensor Networks (IWSSN’2015), September 2015, Xian, China.

     

    L. Wei, M. Huang, C.K. Tse, (X. Zha) and X. Xiong, “Border Collision Bifurcation in Photovoltaic Power Supply Systems Under Wide Fluctuation of Sunlight Intensity,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (IWCFTA’2015), August-September 2015, Harbin, China.

     

    Choujun Zhan and and C.K. Tse, “Holiday Effect on User Growth Profile and Analysis of Sales Rate in Short Time Scale,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (IWCFTA’2015), August-September 2015, Harbin, China.

     

    X. Zhang and C.K. Tse, “Interdependence of Network Structure and Component Ratings on Robustness of Power Systems,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (IWCFTA’2015), August-September 2015, Harbin, China.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “Rapid Replanning of Energy-Efficient Paths for Navigation on Uneven Terrains,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN’2015), July 2015, Cambridge, U.K.

     

    Jing V. Wang, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “A Power and Thermal-Aware Virtual Machine Allocation Mechanism for Cloud Data Centers,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’2015), pp. 10903–8, June 2015, London, U.K.

     

    Y. Liu and B. Carrion Schafer, “Adaptive Combined Macro and Micro-Exploration of Concurrent Applications mapped on shared Bus Reconfigurable SoC,” Proceedings, The 2015 Electronic System Level Synthesis Conference (ESLSyn’2015), pp. 1–6, June 2015, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer, “Process Selection for Maximum Resource Sharing in High-Level Synthesis,” Proceedings, The 2015 Electronic System Level Synthesis Conference (ESLSyn’2015), pp. 30–5, June 2015, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    Xi Zhang and C.K. Tse, “Assessment of Robustness of Power Systems from the Perspective of Complex Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2015), pp. 2684–7, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    (Y. Li), Z. Li, Siu-Chung Wong, X. Chen and (X. Liu), “Bifurcation Study of Three-phase Inverter System with Interacting Loads,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (IEEE ISCAS’2015), May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, X. Wang, “Cluster-Based Informed Agents Selection for Flocking with a Virtual Leader,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2015), pp. 2692–5, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    Z. Rong, (Z-X. Wu) and C.K. Tse, “Community Structure Promotes the Emergence of Persistence Behavior in Social Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2015), pp. 898–901, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, C.K. Tse, “Distributed Anti-Flocking Control for Mobile Surveillance Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2015), pp. 1726–9, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    (X. Liao), (H. Sun), Z. Li, Siu-Chung Wong, (L. Tian), (M. Wang) and (X. Liu), “Impedance Modeling of DFIG-wind Turbine System,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (IEEE ISCAS’2015), pp. 245–8, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    K.Y. Fok, C.T. Cheng and N. Ganganath, “Live Demonstration: A HMM-based Real-Time Sign Language Recognition System with Multiple Depth Sensors,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2015), p. 1904, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    Hao Wu, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Qianhong Chen, “Analysis, Control and Design of a Long-Lifetime AC-DC Bus Converter within a Nanogrid,” Proceedings, The Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC’2015), pp. 1855–60, March 2015, Charlotte, NC, U.S.A.

     

    Communications

    A.E. Aziz and K.T. Wong, “A New Constellation for Color Shift Keying,” Proceedings, International Conference and Exhibition on Visible Light Communications (ICEVLC’2015), October 2015, Yokohama, Japan.

     

    Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Yuliang Gao), Yanfu Yang, (Wei Chen), (Jiangwei Man), (Li Zeng), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Transmission of 112Gbit/s Single Polarization Half-Cycle 16QAM Nyquist-SCM with 25Gbps EML and Direct Detection,” Proceedings, 41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC’2015), September–October 2015, Valencia, Spain.

     

    (Jun Luo), (Zhiyong Feng), (Bo Wu), Kangping Zhong and C. Lu, “Single DWDM Channel 56 Gbps 2 km Transmission Based on Injection Locked FP Laser Enabling Beyond Tbps Intra-DC Connection,” Proceedings, Photonics in Switching Conference 2015, September 2015, Florence, Italy.

     

    L.F. Xie, Ivan W.H. Ho, (S.C. Liew), (Lu Lu) and F.C.M. Lau, “Mitigating Doppler Effects on Physical-layer Network Coding in VANET,” Proceedings, 26th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’2015), August–September 2015, Hong Kong.

     

    Da Su, Zhenhui Situ and Ivan W.H. Ho, “Mitigating the Antenna Orientation Effect on Indoor Wi-Fi Positioning of Mobile Phones,” Proceedings, 26th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’2015), August–September 2015, Hong Kong.

     

    Feng Li, Qian Li, Jinhui Yuan and P.K.A. Wai, “Highly Coherent Supercontinuum Pumped by Picosecond Pulse with a PCF Taper,” Proceedings, 11th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO PR’2015), Busan, Korea, August 2015.

     

    Jinhui Yuan, (Xinzhu Sang), Feng Li, (Chongxiu Yu), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Second-harmonic Generation of Near Ultraviolet Wavelength by Surface Nonlinearity   Polarization,” Proceedings, 11th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO PR’2015), p. T02_1009, Busan, Korea, August 2015.

     

    Xianting Zhang, Jinhui Yuan, (Zhe Kang), (Xinzhu Sang), Feng Li, (Chongxiu Yu) and P.K.A. Wai, “Strong Modulation Instability and Ultra-short Pulse Train Generation in Silicon-organic Hybrid Slot Waveguide,” Proceedings, 11th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO PR’2015), p. T02_1010, Busan, Korea, August 2015.

     

    Yanfu Yang, (Guoliang Cao), Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Yong Yao), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and C. Lu, “A Fast Polarization-state Tracking Scheme Based on Radius-directed Linear Kalman Filter,” Proceedings, Optoelectronics Global Conference (OGC’2015), August 2015, Shenzhen, China.

     

    C. Lu, “Modulation and Detection Techniques for Short Reach Optical Communication Systems,” Proceedings, Optoelectronics Global Conference (OGC’2015), August 2015, Shenzhen, China.  (Invited Oral)

     

    C. Lu, “Modulation Techniques for Short Reach Optical Communication Systems,” 7th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP’2015), July 2015, Nanjing, China.  (Invited Oral)

     

    (C.C. Lee), W.C. Lee, (Jan Haase) and (Mikael Gidlund), “Traffic Condition Monitoring using Weighted Kernel Density Estimation for Intelligent Transportation,” Proceedings, 13th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN’2015), July 2015, Cambridge, U.K.

     

    Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Tao Gui), (Qi Sui), (Yuliang Gao), Liang Wang, (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Advanced Modulation Formats for 100GB/S/Lambda Short Reach Applications,” Proceedings, 14th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2015), July 2015, Nanjing, China.

     

    Liang Wang, Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Chester Shu) and C. Lu, “Dynamic Control of Phase Matching in Optical Fiber Parametric Mixing Using Gain-transparent SBS,” Proceedings, 14th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2015), July 2015, Nanjing, China.

     

    Shensheng Xu and Chi-Chung Cheung, “A New Terminating Condition to Identify the Convergence of the Learning Process in Multi-Layer Feed-Forward Neural Networks,” Proceedings, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’2015), July 2015, Killarney, Ireland.

     

    Feng Li, (Yanbing Jin), (Xinhuan Feng), Jinhui Yuan and P.K.A. Wai, “Stable GHz Single Source IIR Microwave Photonic Filter with Multi-longitudinal-model Fiber Laser,” Proceedings, 20th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2015), p. JTh2A.27, June–July 2015, Shanghai, China.

     

    Abul Kalam Azad, Liang Wang, N. Guo, C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Temperature Profile Extraction Using Artificial Neural Network in BOTDA Sensor System,” Proceedings, 20th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2015), June–July 2015, Shanghai, China.

     

    Kehao Wang, F.C.M. Lau, (Lin Chen) and (Robert Schober), “A Distributed Market Framework for Mobile Data Offloading,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’2015), pp. 4666–71, June 2015, London, UK.

     

    Yang Song and K.T. Wong, “Azimuth-Elevation Direction Finding, Using One Four-Component Acoustic Vector-Sensor Spread Spatially Along a Straight Line,” Proceedings, 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, p. 55001, May 2015, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

     

    L.F. Xie, Ivan W.H. Ho, S. Zhang, F.C.M. Lau and (P.H.J. Chong), “Toward Software-Defined Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (SDVN),” 14th ITS Asia Pacific Forum, April 2015, Nanjing, China.

     

    Kangping Zhong, (Wei Chen), (Qi Sui), (Jiangwei Man), (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and (Li Zeng), “Experimental Demonstration of 500Gbit/s Short Reach Transmission Employing PAM4 Signal and Direct Detection with 25Gbps Device,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC’2015), Paper Th3A.3, March 2015, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

     

    (Guoliang Cao), (Yanfu Yang), Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Yong Yao), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Fast Polarization-State Tracking Based on Radius-Directed Linear Kalman Filter,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC’2015), Paper Th4F.4, March 2015, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

     

    (Zhenhua Dong), (Qi Sui), (Alan Pak Tao Lau), Kangping Zhong, (Liangchuan Li), (Zhaohui Li) and C. Lu, “Optical Performance Monitoring in DSP-based Coherent Optical Systems,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC’2015), Paper W4D.1, March 2015, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

     

    (Syed Muhammad Bilal), (Gabriella Bosco), (Jingchi Cheng), (Alan P Lau) and Chao Lu, “Performance and Complexity Comparison of CPE Algorithms for 256-QAM Optical Signals,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC’2015), Paper W1E.6, March 2015, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

     

    Optoelectronics

    M.G. Somekh, “Label Free and Evanescent Wave Microscopies for Bioimaging,” The 7th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP’2015), July 2015, Nanjing, China.  (Invited Keynote Speaker)

     

    Qian Shen, Annie Ng, Zhiwen Ren and C. Surya, “Characterization of Low-frequency Excess Noise in Perovskite-based Photovoltaic Cells,” Proceedings, 23rd International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF’2015), p. 1570080757, June 2015, Xi’an, China.

     

    Annie Ng, Zhiwen Ren, Qian Shen, C. Surya, (Aleksandra B. Djurišić) and (Wai-Kin Chan), “Effect of Fabrication Atmosphere on Performance of Thermally Evaporated CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Devices,” Proceedings, IEEE Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC’2015), p. 216, June 2015, Singapore.

     

    Zhiwen Ren, Annie Ng and C. Surya, “High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells by Oxygen Annealing,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Nanophotonics (ICNP’2015), May 2015, Changchun, China.  (Invited Paper) (Abstract only)

     

    Zhiwen Ren, Annie Ng, Qian Shen, H. Cem Gokkaya, (J. Wang), (L. Yang), (W.K. Yiu), (G. Bai), (J. Hao), (Aleksandra Djurišić), (W. Leung), (W.K. Chan) and C. Surya, “Oxygen-Induced Performance Enhancement of Hybrid Halide Planar Perovskite Solar Cell,” Proceedings, MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, paper C10.02, April 2015, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    S. Pechprasarn and M.G. Somekh, “Sensitivity Enhanced Defocused Confocal Surface Plasmons Microscope Using Beam Profile Modulation,” 8th ASEAN Microscopy Conference (AMC8) and the 32nd Annual Conference and Meeting of The Microscopy Society of Thailand (MST32), January 2015, Pathom, Thailand. (CD version)

     

    Signal Processing

    Hao Wu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Real-time Railway Extraction by Angle Alignment Measure,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, (ICIP’2015), October 2015, Quebec City, Canada.

     

    Junkai Chen, Z. Chen, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “Dynamic Texture and Geometry Features for Facial Expression Recognition in Video,” Proceedings, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2015), September 2015, Quebec City, Canada.

     

    Hongbin Zhang, Chang-Hong Fu, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang and Wan-Chi Siu “Efficient Depth Intra Mode Decision by Reference Pixels Classification in 3D-HEVC,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2015), September 2015, Quebec City, Canada.

     

    Z.X. Xu and Y.H. Chan, “Optimized Multilevel Fringe Patterns for Real-time 3D Shape Measurement with Defocused Projector,” Proceedings, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2015), September 2015, Quebec City, Canada.

     

    N. Li and M.W. Mak, “SNR-Invariant PLDA Modeling for Robust Speaker Verification,” Interspeech’2015, September 2015, Dresden, Germany.

     

    Yu Hu, Zhen Liang, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “A Combined Convolutional Neural Network and Potential Region-of-Interest Model for Saliency Detection,” Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC’2015), August 2015, Zhangjiajie, China.

     

    Hongbin Zhang, Chang-Hong Fu, (Weimin Su), Sik-Ho Tsang and Yui-Lam Chan, “Adaptive Fast Intra Mode Decision of Depth Map Coding by Low Complexity RD-Cost in 3D-HEVC,” Proceedings, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2015), July 2015, Singapore.

     

    Chang-Hong Fu, Hongbin Zhang, (Weimin Su), Sik-Ho Tsang and Yui-Lam Chan, “Fast Wedgelet Pattern Decision for DMM in 3D-HEVC,” Proceedings, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2015), July 2015, Singapore.

     

    Tingtian Li, Daniel P.K. Lun and Tak-Wai Shen, “Improved Expectation-Maximization Framework for Speech Enhancement Based on Iterative Noise Estimation,” Proceedings, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2015), July 2015, Singapore.

     

    Kwun-fung Lau, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Use of Sensor Noise for Source Identification,” 23rd International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF’2015), June 2015, Xi’an, China.  (Invited Paper)

     

    Jun-Jie Huang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Practical Application of Random Forests for Super-Resolution Imaging,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2015), pp.2161–4, May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast and Efficient Intra Coding Techniques for Smooth Regions in Screen Content Coding based on Boundary Prediction Samples,” Proceedings, 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing  (ICASSP’2015), pp. 1409–13, April 2015, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    Jun-Jie Huang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast Image Interpolation with Decision Tree,” Proceedings, 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2015), pp. 1221–5, April 2015, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Normalization of Total Variability Matrix for I-Vector/PLDA Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2015), pp. 4180–4, April 2015, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    Huan Dou, Yui-Lam Chan, (Ke-Bin Jia) and Wan-Chi Siu, “View Synthesis Optimization based on Texture Smoothness for 3D-HEVC,” Proceedings, 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing  (ICASSP’2015), pp. 1443–7, April 2015, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    (Chup-Chung Wong), Wan-Chi Siu, (Stuart Barnes) and (Paul Jennings), “Low Relative Speed Moving Vehicle Detection Using Motion Vectors and Generic Line Features,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2015), pp. 223–4, January 2015, Las Vegas, USA.

    Circuits and Systems

    Yidi Liu and B. Carrion Schafer, “HW Acceleration of Multiple Applications on a Single FPGA,” Proceedings, The 2014 International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (ICFPT’2014), pp. 284–5, December 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer, “Time Sharing of Runtime Coarse-Grain Reconfigurable Architectures Processing Elements in Multi-Process Systems,” Proceedings, The 2014 International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (ICFPT’2014), pp. 76–82, December 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “Finding Energy-Efficient Paths on Uneven Terrains,” Proceedings, 10th France - Japan Congress, 8th Europe - Asia Congress on Mecatronics, pp. 383–8, November 2014, Tokyo, Japan.

     

    Qing Lu, Jianfeng Fan, C.W. Sham and F.C.M. Lau, “A High Throughput Gaussian Noise Generator,” Proceedings, IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS’2014), pp. 117–20, November 2014, Okinawa, Japan.

     

    (Y. Tong), Z. Shan, J. Jatskevich and C.K. Tse, “A Flyback Converter with Multiple Ports for Power Management in DC Distribution Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE Power Electronics Applications Conference and Exposition (PEAC’2014), pp. 1531–6, November 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    (Y. Peng), M. Huang, (J. Sun), (X. Zha) and C.K. Tse, “Design Consideration of LCL-Filter for Three-Phase Voltage Source Inverter in Distributed Power Grid,” Proceedings, IEEE Power Electronics Applications Conference and Exposition (PEAC’2014), pp. 114–9, November 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    C.K. Tse, “The Role of Circuits and Systems Theory in Power Electronics: Methods, Applications and Case Studies,” IEEE International Power Electronics and Applications Conference and Exposition (PEAC’2014), Tutorial-5, November 2014, Shanghai, China.  (Invited Tutorial)

     

    Pat-Yam Tsoi, C.T. Cheng and N. Ganganath, “A k-Means-Based Formation Algorithm for the Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Sturcture,” Proceedings, The 6th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2014), pp. 384–8, October 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “Data Clustering with Cluster Size Constraints Using a Modified k-means Algorithm,” Proceedings, The 6th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2014), pp. 158–61, October 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    C.T. Cheng, “Delay-Aware Big Data Collection Strategies for Sensor Cloud Services,” The 6th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2014), October 2014, Shanghai, China.  (Invited Talk, Keynote Speech)

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and (Guobao Zhang), “Design Consideration of a Current-Source-Output Inductive Power Transfer LED Lighting System,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2014), pp. 3607–11, September 2014, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

     

    Zhicong Huang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Design Methodology of a Series-Series Inductive Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicle Battery Charger Application,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2014), pp. 1778–82, September 2014, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

     

    Z. Shan, S.C. Tan, C.K. Tse and (J. Jatskevich), “Pulsating Augmentation Parts for a Buck Converter Achieving Minimum-Time Voltage Recovery from Load Transient Dynamics,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2014), pp. 3429–34, September 2014, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

     

    N. Ganganath, (Guanrong Chen) and C.T. Cheng, “Detecting Hierarchical and Overlapping Community Structure in Networks,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA’2014), pp. 345–8, September 2014, Luzern, Switzerland.

     

    X.F. Liu and C.K. Tse, “Looking for the Network Structural Properties That Facilitate Fast Social Consensus,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Applications (NOLTA’2014), pp. 349–52, September 2014, Luzern, Switzerland.

     

    J. Wu, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Optimizing Performance of Communication Networks: An Application of Network Science,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Applications (NOLTA’2014), pp. 264–7, September 2014, Luzern, Switzerland.

     

    C.S. Wong, Y.M. Lai, K.H. Loo and C.K. Tse, “Elimination of Electrolytic Capacitor in LED Power Supplies by Two-Phase Driving Approach,” Proceedings, 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’14 ECCE Europe), Art No. 6910829, August 2014, Lappeenranta, Finland.

     

    K.H. Leung, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Precise Ripple Cancellation Technique for Power-Factor Pre-regulator Circuits,” Proceedings, 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE’14 ECCE Europe), Art No. 6910815, August 2014, Lappeenranta, Finland.

     

    H. Zhou, C.W. Sham and (H. Yao), “Slicing Floorplans with Handling Symmetry and General Placement Constraints,” Proceedings, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI’2014), July 2014, Tampa, U.S.A.

     

    N. Ganganath, C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “An ACO-Based Off-Line Path Planner for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2014), pp. 1038–41, June 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    J. Wu, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Effective Routing Algorithms Based on Node Usage Probability from a Complex Network Perspective,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2014), pp. 2209–12, June 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    C.T. Cheng and (H. Leung), “Multi-Objective Directional Sensor Placement for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2014), pp. 510–3, June 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    C. Wan, M. Huang, C.K. Tse and X. Ruan, “Stability of Interacting Grid-Connected Power Converters,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2014), pp. 2668–71, June 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    Anushree Mahapatra and B. Carrion Schafer, “Machine-Learning Based Simulated Annealer Method for High Level Synthesis Design Space Exploration,” Proceedings, Electronic System Level Synthesis Conference (ESLsyn’2014), pp. 1–6, May–June 2014, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    C.W. Ng, C.W. Sham and C.K. Tse, “Implementation of RAID System using QC-LDPC Codes,” Proceedings, International Congress on Natural Sciences and Engineering (ICNSE’2014), pp. 452–9, May 2014, Kyoto, Japan.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Load-Independent Current Output of Inductive Power Transfer Converters with Optimized Efficiency,” Proceedings, International Power Electronics Conference (ECCE’2014), pp. 1425–9, May 2014, Hiroshima, Japan.

     

    F. Luo, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Anti-Windup Scheme for Proportional-Resonant Controller,” Proceedings, Symposium on Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (SPEED’2014), paper ID 201, April 2014, Wuhan, China.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer, “Allocation of FPGA DSP-Macros in Multi-Process High-Level Synthesis Systems,” Proceedings, 19th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC’2014), pp. 616–21, January 2014, Singapore.

     

    Communications

    Kang Ping Zhong, (Chen Wei), (Sui Qi), (Man Jiang Wei), (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and (Zeng Li), “Low Cost 400GE Transceiver for 2km Optical Interconnect using PAM4 and Direct Detection,” Proceedings, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP’2014), Paper ATh4D.2, November 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    (J. Mo), (L. He) and C. Lu, “A Fast Tunable Semiconductor Laser for FBG Sensor Interrogation Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE SENSORS 2014, pp. 1348–51, November 2014, Valencia, Spain.

     

    (Yejun He), Guiyuan Sun, Jie Yang and F.C.M. Lau, “D-GLDPC Codes with 3-D Single Parity-Check Product Codes as Super Check Nodes,” Proceedings, International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP’2014), Art No. 6992199, October 2014, Hefei, China.

     

    Yuli Zhao, F.C.M. Lau, (Zhiliang Zhu), (Hai Yu) and (Wei Zhang), “A Generation of Luby Tranform Code with Low Redundancy,” 7th International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (IWCFTA’2014), pp. 11–2, September 2014, Qingdao, China.

     

    (Syed Muhammad Bilal), Kang Ping Zhong, (James Cheng), (Alan Pak Tao Lau), (Gabriella Bosco) and Chao Lu, “Performance and Complexity Comparison of Carrier Phase Estimation Algorithms for DP-64-QAM Optical Signals,” Proceedings, European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC’2014), p. 3.11, September 2014, Cannes, France.

     

    Feng Li, J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “Pulse Energy Enhancement of Mode Locked Fiber Laser by Cascading Nonlinear Polarization Rotation,” Proceeding, 2014 SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NW’2014), paper MS20-4, August 2014, Cambridge, U.K.

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung, (Hon-Wai Chu) and Sean Shensheng Xu, “A New Optimization Algorithm for Power Saving in Backbone Networks”, Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN’2014), August 2014, Shanghai, China.

     

    Liqing Gan, Jie Liu, Feng Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Microwave Frequency Generation with Sideband Injection Locking in Fabry-Perot Laser Diodes,” Proceedings, 19th OptoElectronics and Communication Conference (OECC’2014)/39th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT’2014), pp. 855–7, July 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    (Man Fai Leung), (Sin Chun Ng), Chi-Chung Cheung and (Andrew K Lui), “A New Strategy for Finding Good Local Guides in MOPSO,” Proceedings, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’2014), July 2014, Beijing, China.

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung, (S.C. Ng), (Andrew K. Lui) and Sean Shensheng Xu, “Future Enhancements in WOM Algorithm to Solve the Local Minimum and Flat-Spot Problem in Feed-Forward Neural Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’2014), July 2014, Beijing, China.

     

    I.W.H. Ho, (S.C. Liew) and (Lu Lu), “Feasibility Study of Physical-Layer Network Coding in 802.11p VANETs,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT’2014), pp. 646–50, June–July 2014, Hawaii, U.S.A.

     

    Feng Li, (Aiqin Zhang), (Xinhuan Feng) and P.K.A. Wai, “Monitoring the Frequency Detune of Harmonically Mode-Locked Fourier Domain Mode Locked Fiber Laser Using the Supermode Noise Peaks,” Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO’2014), paper JTh2A, June 2014, San Jose, U.S.A.

     

    Lingjun Kong, Yunxiang Jiang, (Guojun Han), F.C.M. Lau and (Yong Liang Guan), “Improved Min-Sum Decoding for Two-Dimensional Inter-Symbol-Interference Channels,” Proceedings, IEEE International Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG’2014), Paper ID 236, May 2014, Dresden, Germany.

     

    W.C. Lee and (H. Luk) “Optimization of Mass-Produced Wireless Consumer Medical Devices Using a Prognostics Approach,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2014), pp. 162–4, April 2014, Shenzhen, China.

     

    W.C. Lee, “Optimization of Personal Sound Amplifying Device Design Using Asynchronous Subtractive Dithering,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2014), pp. 160–2, April 2014, Shenzhen, China.

     

    Zeeshan Sattar, Yunxiang Jiang and F.C.M. Lau, “Relay Cooperation Schemes for the Multiple Access Relay Channel: Compute-and-Forward and Successive Interference Cancellation,” Proceedings, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’2014), pp. 1093–8, April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

     

    Feng Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Energy Enhancement in Mode Locked Fiber Lasers by Using Multiple Nonlinear Optical Fiber Loop Mirrors,” Proceedings, International Symposium on High Power Laser Science and Engineering (HPLSE’2014), paper B-16, March 2014, Suzhou, China.  (Oral Talk)

     

    Kang Ping Zhong, (Jian Hong Ke), (Ying Gao), (John C. Cartledge), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Carrier Phase Estimation for DP-16QAM Using QPSK Partitioning and Quasi-Multiplier-Free Algorithms,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC’2014), Paper No. W4K.2, March 2014, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    Jie Liu, (Zhenhua Dong), Kang Ping Zhong, (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and (Yanzhao Lu), “Modulation Format Identification Based on Received Signal Power Distributions for Digital Coherent Receivers,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC’2014), Paper No. Th4D.3, March 2014, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    Y. Min, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Exact Split Information Function for SPC,” Proceedings, 16th International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology (ICACT’2014), pp. 1213–7, February 2014, Korea.

     

    Optoelectronics

    Zhiwen Ren, Annie Ng, Qian Shen and C. Surya, “Process Optimization for the Development of High Efficiency Planar Methylammonium Lead Triiodide Perovskite Solar Cells,” Proceedings, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, p. W2.03, November–December 2014, Boston, U.S.A.

     

    C. Surya, “Investigation of Annealing Effects on High Efficiency Perovskite Based Photovoltaic Cells,” Proceedings, The 4th Advances in Optoelectronics and Micro/nano-optics (AOM’2014), September 2014, Xian, China. (Abstract only)

     

    C. Surya, “Investigation of High Efficiency Planar CH3NH3PbI 3-based Photovoltaic Cells,” Proceedings, 1st International Symposium on Energy Conversion Materials Devices (ECMD’2014), September 2014, Hefei, China. (Abstract only)

     

    Zhiwen Ren, Annie Ng, Qian Shen and C. Surya, “Fabrication of High Efficiency CH3NH3PbI3-based Photovoltaic Cells by Thermal Evaporation,” Proceedings, The 1st International Symposium on Energy Conversion Materials and Devices (ECMD’2014), September 2014, Hefei, China. (Abstract only)

     

    M.G. Somekh, “Revisiting the Confocal Microscope for Surface Wave Imaging,” The 4th Conference on Advances in Optoelectronics and Micro/nano-optics (AOM’2014), September 2014, Xi’an, China.  (Plenary Talk, Invited Speaker)

     

    Annie Ng, C. Surya, (Wai-Kin Yiu) and (Aleksandra Djurišić), “Power Conversion Efficiency Enhancement of Polymer Solar Cells by Incorporation of Gold Nanoparticles,” IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (EDSSC’2014), June 2014, Chengdu, China.  (CD Version)

     

    (Jing Wang), (Richard Smith), (Joanna Richens), (Roger Light), (Chung See), (Paul O’Shea) and M.G. Somekh, “Kinetic Detection of Multiple Analytes Using Surface Plasmon Biosensor with Selectable Sensitivity and Dynamic Range,” Proceedings, Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS’2014), June 2014, Ningbo, China.

     

    (S. Pechprasarn), (Jing Wang) and M.G. Somekh, “Confocal Surface Plasmon Microscopy,” Proceedings, Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS’2014), June 2014, Ningbo, China.

     

    Annie Ng, C. Surya, (Wai-Kin Yiu) and (Aleksandra Djurišić), “Efficiency of Polymer Solar Cells with Incorporation of Gold Nanoparticles,” Proceedings, EMN East Meeting, Energy Materials Nanotechnology (EMN’2014), May 2014, Beijing, China.  (Abstract only)

     

    Annie Ng, Yiying Zhao, Cem Gokkaya and C. Surya, “Effect of Transition Metal Oxide Anode Interlayer on OPVs with Regular and Inverted Structure,” Proceedings, Materials Research Society (MRS’2014), Paper No. 1880747, April 2014, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    (V. Ageeva), (T. Stratoudaki), (M. Clark) and M.G. Somekh, “Fabrication of Cheap Optical Transducers (CHOTs) on Film Carriers for In-situ Application and Generation of Surface Acoustic Waves,” Proceedings, 13th Anglo-French Physical Acoustics Conference (AFPAC’2014), pp. 1–5, January 2014, Surrey, U.K.

     

    Signal Processing

    C. Shi, N.F. Law, F.H.F. Leung and W.C. Siu, “Weighting Optimization with Neural Network for Photo-Response-Non-Uniformity-based Source Camera Identification,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA’2014), Art. No. 7041642, December 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

     

    Junkai Chen, Z. Chen, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “Emotion Recognition in the Wild with Feature Fusion and Multiple Kernel Learning,” Proceedings, 16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’2014), pp. 508–13, November 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

     

    Z. Chen, (H. Zhang), Z. Chi and H. Fu, “Hierarchical Local Binary Pattern for Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Recognition,” Proceedings, The 12th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV’2014), pp. 687–97, November 2014, Singapore.

     

    Cigdem Turan and K.M. Lam, “Region-based Feature Fusion for Facial-Expression Recognition,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2014), pp. 5966–70, October 2014, Paris, France.

     

    Hong-Yun Gao and K.M. Lam, “Salient Object Detection Using Octonion with Bayesian Inference,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2014), pp. 3292–6, October 2014, Paris, France.

     

    Hong-Yun Gao and K.M. Lam, “Salient-Region Detection in a Multi-level Framework of Image Smoothing with Over-segmentation,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2014), pp. 3297–301, October 2014, Paris, France.

     

    Jun-Jie Huang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Using Large Color LBP in Generalized Hough Transform,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2014), pp. 1584–8, October 2014, Paris, France.

     

    X.M. Pang and M.W. Mak, “Fusion of SNR-Dependent PLDA Models for Noise Robust Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP’2014), pp. 619–23, September 2014, Singapore.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Relevance Vector Machines with Empirical Likelihood-Ratio Kernels for PLDA Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP’2014), pp. 64–8, September 2014, Singapore.

     

    (Jinghua Zhong), (Weiwu Jiang), Wei Rao, M.W. Mak and (Helen Meng), “PLDA Modeling in the Fishervoice Subspace for Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, Interspeech 2014, pp. 1130–4, September 2014, Singapore.

     

    M.W. Mak, “SNR-Dependent Mixture of PLDA for Noise Robust Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, Interspeech 2014, pp. 1855–9, September 2014, Singapore.

     

    Z.X. Xu and Y.H. Chan, “A Constrained Error Diffusion Method to Shape Quantization Noise in Backlight Dimming,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 909–13, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Tsz-Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Depth-based Adaptive Search Range Algorithm for Motion Estimation in HEVC,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 919–23, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    E.C. Shi, F.H.F. Leung and N.F. Law, “Differential Evolution with Adaptive Population Size,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 876–81, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Exploiting Inter-layer Correlations in Scalable HEVC for the Support of Screen Content Videos,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 888–92, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Hailiang Li and K.M. Lam, “Fast Super-Resolution Based on Weighted Collaborative Representation,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 914–8, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Y.H. Fung and Y.H. Chan, “Green Noise Video Halftoning,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 89–93, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Jun-Jie Huang, Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Hybrid DCT-Wiener-Based Interpolation using Dual MMSE Estimator Scheme,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, (DSP’2014), pp. 748–53, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    B. Budianto and Daniel P.K. Lun, “Inpainting for Fringe Projection Profilometry Based on Iterative Regularization,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 668–72, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Hongbin Zhang, Chang-Hong Fu, (Weimin Su) and Yui-Lam Chan, “Novel CAVLC Design for Secondary SP-frame,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 223–7, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Chang-Hong Fu, (Hongli Chen), Hongbin Zhang and Yui-Lam Chan, “Single Image Super Resolution Based on Sparse Representation and Adaptive Dictionary Selection,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 449–53, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    B.Y. Lei and M.W. Mak, “Sound-Event Partitioning and Feature Normalization for Robust Sound-Event Detection,” Proceedings, 19th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP’2014), pp. 389–94, August 2014, Hong Kong.

     

    Z. Chen, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “A Hybrid Holistic/Semantic Approach for Scene Classification,” Proceedings, 22th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’2014), pp. 2299–304, August 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.

     

    Junkai Chen, Z. Chen, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “Facial Expression Recognition Based on Facial Components Detection and HOG Features,” Proceedings, Advances in Computer Vision (ACV’2014), pp. 64–9, August 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

     

    Ke Sun, Huiling Zhou and K.M. Lam, “An Adaptive-Profile Active Shape Model for Facial-Feature Detection,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’2014), pp. 2849–54, August 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.

     

    G.Y. Wong, F.H.F. Leung and (S.H. Ling), “An Under-Sampling Method Based on Fuzzy Logic for Large Imbalanced Dataset,” Proceedings, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’2014), pp. 1248–52, July 2014, Beijing, China.

     

    Hong-Yun Gao and K.M. Lam, “Saliency Detection Based on Adaptive DoG and Distance Transform,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2014), pp. 534–7, June 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    Tak-Wai Shen and Daniel P.K. Lun, “Speech Enhancement Based on L1 Regularization in the Cepstral Domain,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2014), Paper ID 1224, June 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Block-Adaptive DCT-Wiener Image Up-Sampling,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2014), pp. 5809–13, May 2014, Florence, Italy.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Construction of Discriminative Kernels from Known and Unknown Non-targets for PLDA-SVM Scoring,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2014), pp. 4040–4, May 2014, Florence, Italy.

     

    B. Budianto and Daniel P.K. Lun, “Efficient 3-Dimensional Model Reconstruction Based on Marker Encoded Fringe Projection Profilometry,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2014), Paper No. IVMSP-P2.9, May 2014, Florence, Italy.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak, (B. Zhang), (Y. Wang) and S.Y. Kung, “Ensemble Random Projection for Multi-label Classification with Application to Protein Subcellular Localization,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2014), pp. 6040–4, May 2014, Florence, Italy.

     

    Hong-Yun Gao and K.M. Lam, “From Quaternion to Octonion: Feature-Based Image Saliency Detection,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2014), Paper No. IVMSP-P6.8, May 2014, Florence, Italy.

     

    Hong-Yun Gao and K.M. Lam, “Segmentation-Enhanced Saliency Detection Model Based on Distance Transform and Center Bias,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2014), Paper No. IVMSP-P6.7, May 2014, Florence, Italy.

     

    Wan-Chi Siu, “Quality Video Surveillance under Internet Environment,” IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - China (ICCE-China’2014), April 2014, Shenzhen, China.  (Keynote Presentation)

     

    Hao Wu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Real Time Moving Object Detection Using Motor Signal and Depth Map for Robot Car,” Proceedings, IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging 2014 (EI’2014), Vol. 9025, Art. No. 1827947, DOI: 10.1117/12.2042639, February 2014, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    Circuits and Systems

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “A Current Balancing Scheme with High Luminous Efficiency for High Power LED Lighting,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp. 2649–54, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    K.H. Leung, C.S. Wong, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, M.H.L. Chow, “Elimination of Electrolytic Capacitor Through High-Voltage Driving of LED Aided by Third-Order Harmonic Current Injection,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp. 6058–62, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    X. Lv, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, Chi K. Tse, “Energy Efficient LED Driving System for Large-Scale Video Display Panel,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp. 6063–8, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    M. Huang, C.K. Tse, S.C. Wong, X. Ruan and C. Wan, “Interacting Bifurcation Phenomenon in Three-Phase Voltage Source Converter Connected to Non-ideal Power Grid,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp. 8373–8, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    L. Cao, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, “Reduction of Low-Frequency Current Ripples in Fuel Cell Power Conditioning Systems Using Proportional-Resonant Control,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp. 8002–7, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    Nuwan Ganganath and C.T. Cheng, “A 2-Dimensional ACO-Based Path Planner for Off-Line Robot Path Planning,” Proceedings, 5th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2013), pp. 302–7, October 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    C.T. Cheng and Nuwan Ganganath, “To Split or Not To Split? From the Perspective of a Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure,” Proceedings, 5th International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2013), pp. 349–55, October 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    (S. Lee), S.C. Tan, (S.Y.R. Hui) and C.K. Tse, “A Review and Classification of LED Ballasts,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2013), pp. 3102–9, September 2013, Denver, U.S.A.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “Analysis and Comparison of Secondary Series- and Parallel-Compensated IPT Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2013), pp. 2898–903, September 2013, Denver, U.S.A.

     

    H. Zhou, Chiu-Wing Sham and (H. Yao), “Congestion-Oriented Approach in Placement for Analog and Mixed-Signal Circuits,” Proceedings, 5th Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED’2013), pp. 97–102, August 2013, Malaysia.

     

    Z. Shan, C.K. Tse, S.C. Tan and (Philip T. Krein), “Pre-Energized Auxiliary Circuit for very Fast Transients Taking Advantage of Load-Informed Power,” Proceedings, The 14th IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL’2013), Paper ID P2-4, June 2013, Utah, U.S.A.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer, “Automatic Partitioning of Behavioral Descriptions for High-Level Synthesis with Multiple Internal Throughputs,” Proceedings, Electronic System Level Synthesis Conference (ESLSyn’2013), pp. 1–6, May–June 2013, Austin, U.S.A.

     

    F. Luo, Y.M. Lai, K.H. Loo, C.K. Tse, and X. Ruan, “A Generalized Droop-Control Scheme for Decentralized Control of Inverter-Interface Microgrids,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), Paper ID 2539, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    Z. Li, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “A Set of Independent Admittance Bases for Decoupled Analysis of Unbalanced Three-Phase Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), Paper ID 1714, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    S. Xiong, S.C. Wong and S.C. Tan, “A Series of Exponential Step-Down Switched-Capacitor Converters and Their Applications in Two-Stage Converters,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), Paper ID 1880, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    J. Wu, C.K. Tse, F.C.M. Lau and I.W.H. Ho, “An Adaptive Routing Algorithm for Load Balancing in Communication Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), Paper ID 2513, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    X. Xiong, C.K. Tse, X. Ruan and M. Huang, “Bifurcation Analysis in Dual-Input Buck Converter in Hybrid Power System,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), Paper ID 1593, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    (Xiang Li), (Xin Liu) and C.K. Tse, “Recent Advances in Bridging Time Series and Complex Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), Paper ID 2512, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    Jingwei Lu and Chiu-Wing Sham, “LMgr: A Low-Memory Global Router with Dynamic Topology Update and Bending-Aware Optimum Path Search,” Proceedings, the International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED’2013), p. 3A.1, March 2013, Santa Clara, U.S.A.  (Received the Best Paper Award)

     

    Communications

    (S. Miron), Y. Song, (B. Brie) and K.T. Wong, “CANDECOMP/PARAFAC (CP) Direction Finding with Multi-Scale Array,” Proceedings, IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP’2013), pp. 224–7, December 2013, Saint Martin, France.

     

    Li Tao, Jie Liu, (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Short Reach Optical Communication Systems,” 9th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS’2013), December 2013, Taiwan. (Invited Paper)

     

    K.T. Wong, “Beam Patterns of a Collocated Pair / Triad / Quad of Orthogonal Acoustic Sensors of 0th- / 1st- / 2nd-Order Directivity,” 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA’2013), December 2013, San Francisco, U.S.A.

     

    W.C. Lee, (Joseph Ng) and (Lam Fat Yeung), “Sensitivity Improved ZigBee RF Receiver for a Medical Sensor,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp.8439–44, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    Y. Min, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “A Class of Doubly-Generalized LDPC Codes,” Proceedings, International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC’2013), pp. 280–4, October 2013, Vietnam.

     

    T. Krebesz, G. Kolumban, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Application of Universal Software Defined PXI Platform for the Performance Evaluation of FM-DCSK Communications System,” Proceedings, European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD’2013), DOI: 10.1109/ECCTD.2013.6662316. pp. 1–4, September 2013, Dresden, Germany.

     

    T. Krebesz, G. Kolumban, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Turn your baseband Matlab simulator into a fully functional, 2.4-GHz, operating FM-DCSK transceiver using SDE platform,” Proceedings, European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD’2013), DOI: 10.1109/ECCTD.2013.6662286, pp. 1–4, September 2013, Dresden, Germany.

     

    T. Krebesz, G. Kolumban, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “From Simulations to Field Tests: PXI-Based Software Defined Wireless Platform for Performance Evaluation of FM-DCSK,” Proceedings, IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS’2013), pp. 1267–70, August 2013, Ohio, U.S.A.

     

    C. Lu, “Modulation and Detection Techniques for Long Haul and Short Reach Optical Transmission Systems,” IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications (ICCC’2013), August 2013, X’ian, China.  (Invited Talk) (CD Version)

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung, (S.C. Ng), (Andrew K. Lui) and Sean Shensheng Xu, “Solving the Local Minimum and Flat-Spot Problem by Modifying Wrong Outputs for Feed-Forward Neural Networks,” Proceedings, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’2013), Art. No. 06706913, August 2013, Dallas, U.S.A.

     

    Yazhi Luo, Jie Liu, F. Li, L. Gan, C. Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “A 10-Gb/s Reconfigurable All-Optical VPN in WDM-PONs Based on Mutual Injection Locking in Fabry-Pérot Laser Diodes,” Proceedings, 10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim and the 18th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference / Photonics in Switching (CLEO-PR & OECC/PS’2013), paper MP1-2, June–July 2013, Japan.

     

    F. Li, J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “WKB Analysis of Fourier Domain Mode Locked Fiber Lasers,” Proceedings, 10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim and the 18th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference / Photonics in Switching (CLEO-PR & OECC/PS’2013), paper WPA-26, June–July 2013, Japan.

     

    (T. Kanesan), (W.P. Ng), (Z. Ghassemlooy) and C. Lu, “Experimental Demonstration of the Compensation of Nonlinear Propagation in a LTE RoF System with a Directly Modulated Laser,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Communication (ICC’2013), pp. 1–4, June 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

     

    Y.L. Li, Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Direction Finding Using a Pair of Orthogonally Oriented Velocity/Pressure Sensors,” Proceedings, IEEE 2013 TENCON -Spring Conference, pp. 593−7, April 2013, Sydney, Australia.

     

    Y. Jiang, F.C.M. Lau, Z. Sattar and Q.F. Zhou, “Selection of Spatially-Distributed Relays for Two-Way Relaying with Network Coding,” Proceedings, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’2013), pp. 2966–70, April 2013, Shanghai, China.

     

    Shuangyi Yan, Dawei Wang, (Yuliang Gao), C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), Yupeng Zhu, (Yongheng Dai) and (Xiaogeng Xu), “Generation of 64-QAM Signals Using a Single Dual-Drive IQ Modulator Driven by 4-level and Binary Electrical Signals,” Proceedings, Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC’2013), paper OM3C.5, March 2013, Anaheim, California, U.S.A.

     

    Xu Chen, Ting-wai Siu, Qing. F. Zhou and F.C.M. Lau, “A Class of Selection Criteria Achieving Full Diversity in Amplify-and-Forward Opportunistic Relaying,” Proceedings, 15th International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology (ICACT’2013), pp. 563–8, January 2013, Korea.  (Received the Outstanding Paper Award)

     

    Xuhua Shen and F.C.M. Lau, “Q-ary LDPC Decoders with Reduced Complexity,” Proceedings, 15th International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology (ICACT’2013), pp. 941–7, January 2013, Korea.  (Received the Outstanding Paper Award)

     

    Optoelectronics

    Yiying Zhao, (Lijun Yang), (Wallace Leung) and C. Surya, “Broadening the Absorption Spectrum of DSSCs Using Polymer as the 2nd Light Absorber,” Proceedings, 3rd USTC-PolyU-SICCAS Joint Workshop on Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion, October–November 2013, Shanghai, China.

     

    Annie Ng, Yiying Zhao, Cem Gokkaya, (Y.W. Kin), C. Surya and (A.B. Djurišić), “The Effect of the Gold Nanoparticles on the Photovoltaic Performance of PTB7:PCBM Based Solar Cells,” Proceedings, 3rd USTC-PolyU-SICCAS Joint Workshop on Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion, October–November 2013, Shanghai, China.

     

    C. Surya, “Van der Waals Epitaxy - A Potential PV Material II,” Proceedings, 3rd USTC-PolyU-SICCAS Joint Workshop on Advanced Materials for Energy Conversion, October–November 2013, Shanghai, China.

     

    W. Wang, K.K. Leung, (Y.Y. Hui), W.K. Fong, (S.P. Lau) and C. Surya, “Growth of Semiconducting 2D Layered Materials on Graphene,” Proceedings, 10th International Conference on ASIC (ASICON’2013), October 2013, Shenzhen, China.  (Invited Paper)

     

    K.K. Leung, W. Wang, (Y.Y. Hui), S.F. Wang, W.K. Fong, (S.P. Lau), (C.H. Lam) and C. Surya, “MBE Growth of van der Waals Epitaxy Using Graphene Buffer Layer,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Next-Generation Electronics (ISNE’2013), pp. 11–3, February 2013, Taiwan.

     

    Signal Processing

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak, (Bai Zhang), (Yue Wang) and S.Y. Kung, “An Ensemble Classifier with Random Projection for Predicting Multi-Label Protein Subcellular Localization,” Proceedings, Workshop on Integrative Data Analysis in Systems Biology (BIBM’2013), pp. 35–42, December 2013, Shanghai, China.

     

    G.Y. Wong, F.H.F. Leung and S.H. Ling, “A Novel Evolutionary Preprocessing Method Based on Over-Sampling and Under-Sampling for Imbalanced Datasets,” Proceedings, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2013), pp. 2354–9, November 2013, Vienna, Austria.

     

    Huiling Zhou, Jiwei Hu and K.M. Lam, “Can Ambiguous Words be Helpful in Image-Understanding Systems?,” Proceedings, APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC’2013), Art. No. 2927227, October– November 2013, Taiwan.

     

    Wan-Chi Siu, “Challenges on Video Surveillance under Quality Expectations and Big Data Environment,” 9th International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing (IIHMSP’2013), October 2013, Beijing, China.  (Invited Keynote Presentation)

     

    L.Y. Wong and Y.H. Chan, “Resolving the Biases in Threshold Decomposition-Based Multitoning,” 21st European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO’2013), September 2013, Morocco.  (CD Version)

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Semantic Similarity over Gene Ontology for Multi-label Protein Subcellular Localization,” Proceedings, International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE’2013), pp. 68–72, September 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    Tsz-Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Motion Vector Composition in Low-Delay Hierarchical P-Frame Coding,” Proceedings, IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP’2013), pp. 551–5, July 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    Xiaolong Ma, Xudong Xie, K.M. Lam and (Yisheng Zhong), “A New Bottom-Up Method for Saliency Detection,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE’2013), pp. 97–8, June 2013, Taiwan.

     

    Xiaolong Ma, Xudong Xie, K.M. Lam and (Yisheng Zhong), “An Efficient Method for Blocky and Scratch Noise Removal,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE’2013), pp. 173–4, June 2013, Taiwan.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Adaptive Thresholding for Multi-Label SVM Classification with Application to Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2013), Paper No. MLSP-P7.2, pp. 3547–51, May 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

     

    (Zhaojun Yuan), Xudong Xie, Xiaolong Ma and K.M. Lam, “Color Facial Image Denoising Based on RPCA and Noisy Pixel Detection,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2013), pp. 2449–53, May 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Hybrid DCT-Wiener-Based Interpolation via Learnt Wiener Filter,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2013), pp. 1419–23, May 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Likelihood-Ratio Empirical Kernels for I-Vector Based PLDA-SVM Scoring,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2013), Paper No. SP-P12.14, May 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

     

    Zhuo Hui and K.M. Lam, “Multi-View Face Hallucination Based on Sparse Representation,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2013), pp. 2202–6, May 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

     

    William W.L. Ng and Daniel P.K. Lun, “Image Enhancement for Fringe Projection Profilometry,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), pp. 729–32, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    L.L. Wang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Improved Hierarchial Intra Prediction Based on Adaptive Interpolation Filtering for Lossless Compression,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), pp. 265–8, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Tsz-Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Region-based Weighted Prediction Algorithm for H.264/AVC Video Coding,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2013), pp. 269–72, May 2013, Beijing, China.

     

    Sik-Ho Tsang, Tsz-Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “H.264 Region-Based Weighted Prediction for Scenes with Local Brightness Variations,” Proceedings, Constantinides International Workshop on Signal Processing (CIWSP’2013), Session 2, Art. No. 6550158, January 2013, London, U.K.

     

    William W.L. Ng and Daniel P.K. Lun, “Splicing Partial Body Motion Video Sequences for Motion Synthesis,” Proceedings, Constantinides International Workshop on Signal Processing (CIWSP’2013), Art. No. 6550159, January 2013, London, U.K.

     

    Zhang Chen and Wan-Chi Siu, “New Multi-Step Sampling with Adaptive Sampling Patterns in Particle Filtering for Tracking in Surveillance Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2013), pp. 288–9, January 2013, U.S.A.

    Circuits and Systems

    C.W. Sham, X. Chen, W.M. Tam, Y. Zhao and F.C.M. Lau, “A Layered QC-LDPC Decoder Architecture for High Speed Communication System,” Proceedings, IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS’2012), pp. 475–8, December 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

     

    L. Cao, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, C.K. Tse and (Y. Yang), “A Multi-input Bi-Directional Converter with Decoupled Power Distribution Control,” Proceedings, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2012), pp. 3346–51, October 2012, Montreal, Canada.

     

    F. Luo, Y.M. Lai, C.K. Tse and K.H. Loo, “A Triple-Droop Control Scheme for Inverter-Based Microgrids,” Proceedings, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2012), pp. 3368–75, October 2012, Montreal, Canada.

     

    S.K. Ng, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Color Control in RGB Driver System Applicable to LED of All Ageing Conditions,” Proceedings, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2012), pp. 2186–91, October 2012, Montreal, Canada.

     

    K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Design Considerations of a Half-Bridge LCC Inverter with Current-Balancing for AC-LED,” Proceedings, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2012), pp. 4539–44, October 2012, Montreal, Canada.

     

    K.T. Mok, Y.M. Lai, C.K. Tse and K.H. Loo, “Synthesis of Two-State Ladder-Structured DC-DC Power Converters by Duality Principle,” Proceedings, 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’2012), pp. 804–9, October 2012, Montreal, Canada.

     

    C.T. Cheng and (H. Leung), “Performance Evaluation of Transmission Power Optimization Formulations in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Pareto Optimality,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC’2012), pp. 1257–61, October 2012, COEX, Seoul, Korea.

     

    C.T. Cheng and (H. Leung), “A Multi-Objective Optimization Framework for Cluster-Based Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings, International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2012), pp. 341–7, October 2012, Sanya, Hainan, China.

     

    C.T. Cheng and C.K. Tse, “An Analysis on the Delay-Aware Data Collection Network Structure Using Pareto Optimality,” Proceedings, International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC’2012), pp. 348–52, October 2012, Sanya, Hainan, China.

     

    T. Krebesz, G. Kolumban, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Implementation of FM-DCSK Modulation Scheme on USRP Platform Based on Complex Envelope,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA’2012), Paper ID 9261, October 2012, Mallorca, Spain.

     

    (Y. Sun), (Yujie Zhao), C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Analysis of the Topological Characteristics of a Protein-Protein Interaction Network,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theory and Applications (IWCFTA’2012), pp. 127–30, October 2012, Dalian, China.

     

    J. Wu, C.K. Tse, F.C.M. Lau and I.W.H. Ho, “Concept of Node Usage Probability for Analysis and Design of Communication Networks,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theory and Applications (IWCFTA’2012), pp. 159–63, October 2012, Dalian, China.

     

    M. Huang, C.K. Tse and S.C. Wong, “Hopf-Type Bifurcation in Three-Phase PFC Power Supplies Connected to Non-Ideal Power Grid,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theory and Applications (IWCFTA’2012), pp. 151–4, October 2012, Dalian, China.

     

    X. Xiong, C.K. Tse and X. Ruan, “Smooth and Non-Smooth Bifurcations in Multi-Structure Multi-Operating-Mode Systems: Case Study of a Power Conversion System with Two Energy Sources,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theory and Applications (IWCFTA’2012), pp. 155–8, October 2012, Dalian, China.

     

    (H. Wu), Q. Chen, (X. Ren), X. Ruan, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Analysis, Design and Control of a Double-Input Contactless Resonant Converter,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2012), pp. 2498–505, September 2012, Raleigh, U.S.A.

     

    M. Li and C.K. Tse, “Common-Mode and Differential-Mode Loop Gains of Paralleld Buck Converters,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2012), pp. 4295–300, September 2012, Raleigh, U.S.A.

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Contactless Electronic Ballast for High Brightness LED Lamps with Positionally Dimmed Method,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2012), pp. 4235–41, September 2012, Raleigh, U.S.A.

     

    Cheng Wan, Meng Huang, C.K. Tse, S.C. Wong and Xinbo Ruan, “Irreversible Instability in Three-Phase Voltage-Source Converter Connected to Non-Ideal Power Grid with Interacting Load,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2012), pp. 1406–11, September 2012, Raleigh, U.S.A.

     

    G. Zhu, S.C. Tan, K. Wang and C.K. Tse, “Waveform Control of Fuel-Cell Inverter Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2012), pp. 4457–63, September 2012, Raleigh, U.S.A.

     

    B. Carrion Schafer, (M. Hamabe) and (K. Wakabayashi), “Cycle Accurate HW Model Interface with Fast SW Procesor Models,” Proceedings, 12th International Forum on Embedded MPSoC and Multicore (MPSoC’2012), July 2012, Québec, Canada.

     

    (Hao Wu), Qianhong Chen, (Xiaoyong Ren), Xinbo Ruan, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “A Novel Control Scheme for a Double-Input Contactless Resonant Converter,” Proceedings, International IEEE Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC’2012), pp. 867–73, June 2012, Harbin, China.

     

    (Xiaoyong Ren), Qianhong Chen, Lingling Cao, Xinbo Ruan, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Characterization and Control of Self-Oscillating Contactless Resonant Converter with Fixed Voltage Gain,” Proceedings, International IEEE Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC’2012), pp. 1822–7, June 2012, Harbin, China.

     

    X. Qu, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and (Zaijun Wu), “Contactless Electronic Ballast for High Brightness LED Lamps with Mechanical Dimming Method,” Proceedings, International IEEE Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference (IPEMC’2012), pp. 443–7, June 2012, Harbin, China.

     

    Zhen Li, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Anti-Windup Dual-Loop Control of DFIG under Unbalanced Voltage Conditions,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 1195–8, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    Xiaoling Xiong, Chi K. Tse and Xinbo Ruan, “Bifurcation in Standalone Photovoltaic-Battery Hybrid Power Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 389–92, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    Wei Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Qianhong Chen, “Compensation Technique for Optimized Efficiency and Voltage Controllability of IPT Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 225–8, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    Jiajing Wu, Chi K. Tse, Francis C.M. Lau and Ivan W.H. Ho, “Complex Network Approach to Communication Network Performance Analysis,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 1632–5, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    Yongxiang Xia, Chi K. Tse and Francis C.M. Lau, “Effect of Assortativity on Traffic Performance in Scale-free Networks,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 906–9, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    T. Krebesz, G. Kolumban, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Improving the Coverage of Ultra Wideband Impulse Radio by Pulse Compression,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 1939–42, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    M. Huang, C.K. Tse and S.C. Wong, “Line-Frequency Instability of Three-Phase PFC Power Supplies Connecting to Non-ideal Power Grid,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 213–6, May 2012, Seoul, Korea.

     

    Communications

    C. Lu, “Generation and Detection of High Order Modulation Formats for Future Optical Communication Systems,” International Conference on Optics & Photonics Taiwan (OPTIC’2012), December 2012, Taiwan. (Invited Paper) (USB Version)

     

    (A.P.T. Lau), (F.N. Hauske), (T.B. Anderson) and C. Lu, “Optical Performance Monitoring Through Signal Processing in Current and Future Optical Communication Systems,” Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2012), pp. 9–11, November 2012, Chonburi, Thailand. (Invited Paper)

     

    C.Y. Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Performance Comparison of Resource Reservation Schemes in Optical Packet-Switched Networks,” Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2012), pp. 24–7, November 2012, Thailand.

     

    C.L. Yung, Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “How Channel Mis-Match Would Degrade the Bit-Error Rate of the Song-Fung-Wong-Meng-Tseng Transceiver Architecture for Block-Based Single-Carrier Transmission,” National Symposium of Telecommunications (NST’2012), November 2012, Changhua, Taiwan. (CD Version)

     

    C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), Q. Sui, F.N. Khan and (Z. Dong), “Optical Performance Monitoring: from Direct Detection to Coherent Optical Communication Systems,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP’2012), November 2012, Guangzhou, China.  (Invited Paper) (USB Version)

     

    C. Lu, “Transmission Technology for Next Generation Optical Networks,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP’2012), November 2012, Guangzhou, China. (Invited Paper) (USB Version)

     

    C. Lu, S. Yan, (A.P.T. Lau), (Y. Gao) and Q. Sui, “High Order Modulation Formats for Multi-Terabit Optical Communication Systems,” Proceedings, International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM’2012), paper IF3A.1, November 2012, Wuhan, China. (Invited Paper)

     

    C.L. Yung, Y. Song and K.T. Wong, “Performance of the Sung-Fung-Wong-Meng-Tseng Scheme of Block-Based Single-Carrier Transmission under Channel Mis-Match,” Proceedings, Conference on Photonics and Communications, pp. 301−4, October 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

     

    (Z. Liu), (M.L.V. Tse), (D. Chen), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Hydrostatic Pressure Sensor Using Two-core Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Proceedings, 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS’2012), Vol. 8421, Art. No. 842170, October 2012, Beijing, China.

     

    G. Kolumban, T. Krebesz, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Performance Comparison of UWB Chirp IR TR and UWB FM-DCSK TR Systems Implemented with Autocorrelation Receiver,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA’2012), Paper ID 9263, October 2012, Majorca, Spain.

     

    (H.J. Qiu), Ivan W.H. Ho and C.K. Tse, “A Stochastic Traffic Modeling Approach for 802.11p VANET Broadcasting Performance Evaluation,” Proceedings, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’2012), pp. 1077–83, September 2012, Sydney, Australia.

     

    Y. Min, F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, “Generalized LDPC Code with Single-Parity-Check Product Constraints at Super Check Nodes,” Proceedings, 7th International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing (ISTC’2012), pp. 165–9, August 2012, Sweden.

     

    Francis C.M. Lau and W.M. Tam, “A Fast Searching Method for the Construction of QC-LDPC Codes with Large Girth,” Proceedings, 17th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication (ISCC’2012), pp. 000125–8, July 2012, Turkey.

     

    Chi H. Chan and Francis C.M. Lau, “Parallel Decoding of LDPC Convolutional Codes Using OpenMP and GPU,” Proceedings, 17th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication (ISCC’2012), pp. 000225–7, July 2012, Turkey.

     

    (Y. Gao), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Cycle-Slip Resilient Carrier Phase Estimation for Polarization Multiplexed 16-QAM Systems,” Proceedings, 17th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2012), paper 4B2-4, July 2012, Busan, Korea.

     

    (Z. Dong), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “OSNR Monitoring for PM-QPSK Systems in Presence of Fiber Nonlinearities for Digital Coherent Receivers,” Proceedings, 17th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2012), paper 6B3-3, July 2012, Busan, Korea.

     

    F. Li, (Edwin Ding), J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “Pulse Energy Enhancement in Mode Locked Lasers with Cascaded Nonlinear Polarization Rotation,” Proceedings, 17th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2012), paper 6D4-3, July 2012, Busan, Korea.

     

    Tian Dong, C. Lu, Yu Ji and (A.P.T. Lau), “WDM-PON System Based on Subcarrier Multiplexed Single Sideband Modulation,” Proceedings, 17th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2012), paper 3A1-2, July 2012, Busan, Korea.

     

    J.N. Kutz, F. Li, A.P.K.A. Wai and (E. Ding), “Multiple Transmission Filters for Enhanced Energy in Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers,” Proceedings, Advance Photonics Congress: Signal Processing in Photonics Communications (SPPCom’2012), Joint Poster Session II, paper JTu5A, June 2012, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung, (S.C. Ng) and (Andrew K. Lui), “Improving the Quickprop Algorithm,” Proceedings, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’2012), Art No. 06252546, June 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    (A.P.T. Lau), (F.N. Hauske), (T.B. Anderson) and C. Lu, “Performance Monitoring Through Signal Processing in Current and Future Optical Communication Systems,” Proceedings, OSA Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCom’2012), paper SpTh2B.1, June 2012, Colorado Springs, U.S.A.  (Invited Paper)

     

    Chi H. Chan and F.C.M. Lau, “Simulation of LDPC Convolutional Decoders with CPU and GPU,” Proceedings, 2nd International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks (CECNet’2012), pp. 2854–7, April 2012, Hubei, China.

     

    (Q. Sui), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Fast and Robust Chromatic Dispersion Estimation Using Auto-Correlation of Signal Power Waveform for DSP Based-Coherent Systems,” Proceedings, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC’2012), paper OW4G.3, March 2012, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

     

    S. Yan, D. Wang, (Y. Gao), C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (L. Liu) and (X. Xu), “Generation of Square or Hexagonal 16-QAM Signals Using a Single Dual Drive IQ Modulator Driven by Binary Signals,” Proceedings, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC’2012), paper OW3H.3, March 2012, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

     

    F.C.M. Lau and (L. Shi), “Programming Graphics Processing Units for the Decoding of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes,” Proceedings, International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT’2012), pp. 1002–5, February 2012, Korea.  (Received the Outstanding Paper Award)

     

    Optoelectronics

    W. Wang, K.K. Leung, W.K. Fong, S.F. Wang, (Y.Y. Hui), (S.P. Lau) and C. Surya, “Growth of Epitaxial Quality SnS Thin Films on Graphene,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Electron Devices and Solid State Circuits (EDSSC’2012), Art. No. 6482879, December 2012, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invited Paper)

     

    S.F. Wang, W.K. Fong, W. Wang, K.K. Leung and C. Surya, “Growth of SnS van der Waals Epitaxies on Layer Substrates,” Proceedings, MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit (MRS’2012), Art. No. 8846358, November 2012, Boston, U.S.A.

     

    W. Wang, K.K. Leung, W.K. Fong, S.F. Wang, (Y.Y. Hui), (S.P. Lau) and C. Surya, “Growth of High Quality SnS van der Waals Epitaxies on Graphene Buffer Layer for Photovoltaic Applications,” Proceedings, 11th IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT’2012), Art. No. 6467666, October–November 2012, Xi’an, China.

     

    W. Wang, K.K. Leung, W.K. Fong, S.F. Wang, (Y.Y. Hui), (S.P. Lau) and C. Surya, “High Quality SnS van der Waals Epitaxies on Graphene Buffer Layer,” Proceedings, SPIE Solar Energy + Technology (SPIE’2012), Art. No. 1379139, August 2012, San Diego, U.S.A.

     

    W. Wang, K.K. Leung, W.K. Fong, S.F. Wang, (Y.Y. Hui), (S.P. Lau) and C. Surya, “Application of a Graphene Buffer Layer for the Growth of High Quality SnS Films on GaAs(100) Substrate,” Proceedings, 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC38’2012), pp. 2614–6, June 2012, Texas, U.S.A.

     

    Signal Processing

    K.O. Cheng, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Exploiting Biclustering for Missing Value Estimation in DNA Microarray Data,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA’2012), Art. No. 6411838, December 2012, California, U.S.A.

     

    Muwei Jian and K.M. Lam, “Face Super-Resolution Based on Singular Value Decomposition,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA’2012), Art. No. 6411980, December 2012, Hollywood, U.S.A.

     

    Wan Jia and K.M. Lam, “Phase-Based Salient Object Detection,” Proceedings, 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS’2012), Art. No. 6508015, December 2012, Gold Coast, Australia.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Alleviating the Small Sample-Size Problem in I-Vector Based Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, 8th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP’2012), pp. 335–9, December 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    M.W. Mak and W. Rao, “HKPolyU Speaker Verification Systems for Nist 2012 Speaker Recognition Evaluation,” Speaker Recognition Conference, December 2012, Orlando, U.S.A. (CD Version)

     

    Wan-Chi Siu and Kwok-Wai Hung, “Review of Image Interpolation and Super-resolution,” Proceedings, Special Session on Sparse and Feature Representation for Image/Video Restoration, 2012 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA-ASC’2012), Art No. 6411957, December 2012, California, U.S.A. (Invited Paper)

     

    W. Liu, X. Xie and K.M. Lam, “An Efficient Method for Occluded Face Recognition,” Proceedings, 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’2012), pp. 2993–6, November 2012, Tsukuba, Japan.

     

    (L. Li), X. Xie, W. Liu and K.M. Lam, “Combination of Global and Local Baseline-Independent Features for Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition,” Proceedings, 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’2012), pp. 713–6, November 2012, Tsukuba, Japan.

     

    Zhang Chen and Wan-Chi Siu, “Novel Multi-Step Sampling Strategy for Particle Filtering in Object Tracking,” Proceedings, International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP’2012), pp. 1067–70, October 2012, Beijing, China.

     

    Z. Chen, Z. Chi, H. Fu and D. Feng, “Combining Holistic and Object-Based Approaches for Scene Classification,” Proceedings, 5th International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Design (ISCID’2012), pp. 65–8, October 2012, Hangzhou, China.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Depth-Assisted Nonlocal Means Hole Filling for Novel View Synthesis,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2012), Paper WP.L4.7, September–October 2012, Orlando, U.S.A.

     

    (Xiaoguang Li), (Qing Xia), (Li Zhuo) and K.M. Lam, “A Face Hallucination Algorithm via KPLS-Eigentransformation Model,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 462–7, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    Zhan-li Sun, K.M. Lam, (Zhao-Yang Dong) and (Han Wang), “A Spectral Feature Based Approach for Face Recognition with One Training Sample,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 218–22, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    K.H. Chung and Y.H. Chan, “Enhanced Integrated Gradient and Its Applications to Color Demosaicing,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 378–83, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    (Yujuan Sun), Muwei Jian, (Junyu Dong), Haozhi Yang and K.M. Lam, “Facial Shape and Albedo Reconstruction Based on a Trained Prototype,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 425–9, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

     

    Chao Li, K.M. Lam, Lei Zhang, (Chun Hui) and Su Zhang, “Mammogram Microcalcification Cluster Detection by Locating Key Instances in a Multi-Instance Learning Framework,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 175–9, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    Chensheng Sun, S. Zhao, Jiwei Hu and K.M. Lam, “Multi-Instance Local Exemplar Comparisons for Pedestrian Detection,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 223–7, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    Z. Liang, (F. Tan) and Z. Chi, Video-Based Biometric Identification Using Eye Tracking Technique, Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC’2012), pp. 728–33, August 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    (Kaimin Yu), Zhiyong Wang, (Genliang Guan), (Qiuxia Wu), Z. Chi and D. Feng, “How many frames does facial expression recognition require?” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Workshops (ICMEW’2012), pp. 290–5, July 2012, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    W.C. Siu, “Touring from our Research on Video Surveillance to Super-Resolution Videos and 3D Videos,” Proceedings, International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing (ICALIP’2012), July 2012, Shanghai, China. (Abstract) (Keynote Presentation)

     

    S.H. Ling, (H.T. Nguyen), F.H.F. Leung, (K.Y. Chan) and (F. Jiang), “Intelligent Fuzzy Particle Swarm Optimization with Cross-Mutated Operation,” Proceedings, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC’2012), World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’2012), pp. 3009–16, June 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    (F. Jiang), S.H. Ling, (K.Y. Chan), (Z. Chaczko), F.H.F. Leung and (M.R. Frater), “An Immunology-Inspired Multi-Engine Anomaly Detection System with Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimisations,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE’2012), World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’2012), pp. 1279–86, June 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    G.Y. Wong, F.H.F. Leung and S.H. Ling, “Predicting Protein-Ligand Binding Site with Differential Evolution and Support Vector Machine,” Proceedings, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’2012), IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI’2012), pp. 2724–9, June 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Utterance Partitioning with Acoustic Vector Resampling for I-Vector Based Speaker Verification,” Proceedings, Odyssey 2012: The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, pp. 165–71, June 2012, Singapore.

     

    Wai-Shing Cho and Kin-Man Lam, “An Efficient and Effective Hybrid Pyramid Kernel for Un-Segmented Image Classification,” Proceedings, International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI’2012), pp. 2153–8, May 2012, Yantai, China.

     

    Wing-Yee Lo, Daniel P.K. Lun and W.C. Siu, “A New 3-Phase Design Exploration Methodology for Video Processor Design,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 1331–4, May 2012, Korea.

     

    Muwei Jian, K.M. Lam and (Junyu Dong), “Dynamic Textures Indexing and Retrieval Based on Intrinsic Properties,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 866–9, May 2012, Korea.

     

    Daniel P.K. Lun, Tak-Wai Shen, Tai-Chiu Hsung and (Dominic K.C. Ho), “Improved Speech Presence Probability Estimation Based on Wavelet Denoising,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 1018–21, May 2012, Korea.

     

    (Ming-Hwa Kim), Lap-Pui Chau and W.C. Siu, “Keyframe Selection for Motion Capture Using Motion Activity Analysis,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2012), pp. 612–5, May 2012, Korea.

     

    L.H. Chan, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “A Two Dimensional Camera Identification Method Based on Image Sensor Noise,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2012), pp. 1741–4, March 2012, Kyoto, Japan.

     

    Zhuo Hui and K.M. Lam, “An Efficient Local-Structure-Based Face-Hallucination Method,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2012), pp. 1265–8, March 2012, Japan.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “GOASVM: Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction Based on Gene Ontology Annotation and SVM,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2012), pp. 2229–32, March 2012, Japan.

     

    M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Low-Power SVM Classifiers for Sound Event Classification on Mobile Devices,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2012), pp. 1985–8, March 2012, Japan.

     

    K.W. Hung and W.C. Siu, “Single Image Super-Resolution Using Iterative Wiener Filter,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2012), pp. 1269–72, March 2012, Kyoto, Japan.

     

    Chensheng Sun, (S. Zhao), Jiwei Hu and K.M. Lam, “Totally-Corrective Boosting Using Continuous-Valued Weak Learners,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2012), pp. 2049–52, March 2012, Japan.

     

    Zhen Liang, (Qiang Fu) and Zheru Chi, “Eye Typing of Chinese Characters,” Proceedings, Symposium: Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA’2012), pp. 237–40, March 2012, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.

     

    K.T. Sze, K.M. Ho and K.T. Lo, “Performance Evaluation of a Video Broadcasting System over Wireless Mesh Network,” Proceedings, International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS’2012), pp. 386–90, March 2012, Hong Kong.

     

    Hoi-Kok Cheung, Wan-Chi Siu, (Steven Lee), (Lawrence Poon) and C.S. Ng, “Accurate Distance Estimation Using Camera Orientation Compensation Technique for Vehicle Driver Assistance System,” Proceedings, 30th International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2012), pp. 227–8, January 2012, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung, Wan-Chi Siu, Chiu-Shing Ng, (Steven Lee) and (Lawrence Poon), “Real-Time Interpolation Using Bilateral Filter for Image Zoom or Video Up-Scaling/Transcoding,” Proceedings, 30th International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2012), pp. 67–8, January 2012, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

     

    Circuits and Systems

    B. Carrion Schafer and (K. Wakabayashi), “High Level Synthesis Dynamic Equivalence Checker,” Proceedings, ICCAD, 2011, China. (translated into Chinese)

     

    (K. Wakabayashi) and B. Carrion Schafer, “ESL Synthesis Made Real,” Proceedings, ESWeek, 2011. (Invited Paper)

     

    K.H. Wong, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, S.C. Tan and C.K. Tse, “Derivation of a Computationally Efficient Two-Phase Dynamic PEM Fuel Cell Model for Control System Simulation,” 11th International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE’2011), November 2011, Taichung, Taiwan. (CD Version)

     

    Yue Zhao, Xu Chen, Chiu-Wing Sham, W.M. Tam and F.C.M. Lau, “Efficient Decoding of QC-LDPC Codes Using GPUs,” Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP’2011), October 2011, Melbourne, Australia.  (also appeared in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 7016/2011, pp. 294–305, Springer-Verlag)

     

    K.T. Mok, Y.M. Lai and K.H. Loo, “A Single-Stage Bridgeless Power-Factor-Correction Rectifier Based on Flyback Topology”, Proceedings, International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC’2011), Art No. 06099711, October 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

     

    M. Huang, C.K. Tse, S.C. Wong and X. Ruan, “Catastrophic Bifurcation in Three-Phase Volatge Source Converters,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (IWCFTA’2011), pp. 147–51, October 2011, Hangzhou, China.

     

    W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “A Study of Sectional Tracks in Roadway Inductive Power Transfer System,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2011), pp. 822–6, September 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

     

    M. Huang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and X. Ruan, “Catastrophic Bifurcation in Three-Phase Boost Rectifiers,” Proceedings, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE’2011), pp. 1381–4, September 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

     

    Chi-Wai Ng, Kai-Hung Yu, Chiu-Wing Sham and C.K. Tse, “An ASIC Design of a High-Speed Clock and Data Recovery Circuit,” Proceedings, International Conference on Electronics and Information Engineering (ICEIE’2011), pp. 1–6, September 2011, Tianjin, China.

     

    J. Wu and C.K. Tse, “Effects of Network Topologies on Performance of Communication Networks,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA’2011), pp. 60–3, September 2011, Kobe, Japan.

     

    K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “A Low-Cost Method for Minimizing the Chromaticity Shift of DC-Driven Phosphor-Converted White LEDs by Thermal Design,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Power Electronics (ICPE’2011-ECCE Asia), pp. 515–9, May–June 2011, Jeju, Korea.

     

    K.H. Loo, G.R. Zhu, Y.M. Lai and C.K. Tse, “Development of a Maximum-Power-Point Tracking Algorithm for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell and Its Realization in a Fuel Cell/Supercapacitor Hybrid Energy System,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Power Electronics (ICPE’2011-ECCE Asia), pp. 1753–60, May–June 2011, Jeju, Korea.

     

    S.K. Ng, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, K.T. Mok and C.K. Tse, “Variable Bi-Level Phase-Shifted Driving Method for High-Power RGB LED Lamps,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Power Electronics (ICPE’2011-ECCE Asia), pp. 782–7, May–June 2011, Jeju, Korea.

     

    Zhen Li, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Bifurcation Study of Wind Energy Generation Systems,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2011), pp. 2717–20, May 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

     

    B.W.K. Ling, (P. Stewart), (K-L. Teo) and C.K. Tse, “Study of Near Consensus Complex Social Networks Using Eigen Theory,” Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’2011), pp. 2107–10, May 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

     

    Communications

    Ivan W.H. Ho, (P.P. Lam), (P.H.J. Chong) and (S.C. Liew), “Real-Life Experiments of Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks: 802.11n is not any better than 802.11a,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS’2011), December 2011, Singapore.

     

    C.Y. Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Application of Lightpath Data Interchange in Optical Burst-Switched Networks,” Proceedings, 10th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2011), paper NU04, December 2011, Guangzhou, China.

     

    S.H. Wang, Dawei Wang, (Tee-Hiang Cheng), Chao Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “Polarization Independent Raman-Assisted Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers,” Proceedings, International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2011), November–December 2011, Guangzhou, China.  (CD Version)

     

    S.H. Wang and P.K.A. Wai, “Two Novel Designs Using Raman Amplifiers to Extend the Amplifier Span of Phase Sensitive Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers,” Proceedings, International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN’2011), November–December 2011, Guangzhou, China.  (CD Version)

     

    (Hon-Wai Chu), Chi-Chung Cheung, (Kin-Hon Ho) and (Ning Wang), “Green MPLS Traffic Engineering,” Proceedings, Australasian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC’2011), Art No. 6096644, November 2011, Melbourne, Australia.

     

    C. Lu, “High Capacity Coherent Optical Communication Systems Based on High Order Modulation Formats,” Hong Kong Optical Engineering International Conference (HKOEIC’2011), November 2011, Hong Kong.  (Invited Paper) (CD Version)

     

    (Y. Shen), (C.H. Kuo), W.C. Lee, (K.F. Tsang) and (L.L. Lai), “A Dual-Band CMOS Low Noise Amplifier for Wireless Communication,” Proceedings, 3rd IET International Communication Conference on Wireless Mobile and Computing (IET CCWMC’2011), pp. 227–31, November 2011, Shanghai, China.

     

    W.C. Lee, (Y. Shen), (C.H. Kuo), (K.F. Tsang) and (L.L. Lai), “A High Conversion Gain CMOS Current Bleeding Mixer for 2.4G Wireless Communication,” Proceedings, 3rd IET International Communication Conference on Wireless Mobile and Computing (IET CCWMC’2011), pp. 461–4, November 2011, Shanghai, China.

     

    Q. Li, F. Li, (Kenneth K.Y. Wong), (A.P.T. Lau), (Kevin K. Tsia) and P.K.A. Wai, “Characteristics of Supercontinuum Generation under the Influence of a Weak Continuous-Wave Trigger,” Proceedings, IEEE Photonics Conference (PHO’2011), pp. 53–4, October 2011, Arlington, VA.

     

    F.C.M. Lau, C.K. Tse and (Z. Zhu), “Future Design of Channel Codes: A Complex Network Perspective, Proceedings, 4th International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (IWCFTA’2011), pp. 156–60, October 2011, Hongzhou, China.

     

    (Z. Zhu), (Y. Zhao), F.C.M. Lau and (H. Yu), “Scale-Free LT Codes and Its Performance on BEC Channels,” International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA’2011), September 2011, Kobe, Japan.  (CD Version)

     

    F. Li, (X.H. Feng), C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Spectrum Engineering of Multiwavelength Erbium Doped Fiber Lasers with Intensity-Dependent Loss,” Proceedings, International Conference on Quantum Electronics and the Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IQEC/CLEO-PR’2011), pp. 914–6, August–September 2011, Australia.

     

    C.Y. Li and P.K.A. Wai, “The Advantages of using Fixed Transmitter/Tunable Receivers in Slotted WDM Ring Networks,” Proceedings, International Conference on Quantum Electronics and the Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IQEC/CLEO-PR’2011), pp. 1661–3, August–September 2011, Sydney, Australia.

     

    Xu Chen and F.C.M. Lau, “Construction of High-Rate QC-LDPC Codes,” Proceedings, International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ACT/REV’2011), pp. 24–7, August 2011, Danang, Vietnam.  (Received the Best Paper Award)

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung, (S.C. Ng), (Andrew K. Lui) and Shensheng Xu, “A Fast Learning Algorithm with Promising Convergence Capability,” Proceedings, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’2011), pp. 937–42, July–August 2011, San Jose, U.S.A.

     

    C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (Q. Sui) and F.N. Khan, “Optical Performance Monitoring Techniques for Next Generation Optical Networks,” 16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC’2011), July 2011, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.  (Invited Paper) (CD Version)

     

    (A.P.T. Lau), (Q. Sui), (T.S.R. Shen), F.N. Khan and C. Lu, “Optical Performance Monitoring for Next Generaton Optical Networks: Progress and Challenges,” International Conference on Advanced Infocomm. Technology (ICAIT’2011), July 2011, Wuhan, China. (Invited Paper) (CD Version)

     

    Q. Li, J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “Cascaded Second-Order Soliton for High-Coherence Supercontinuum Generation,” Proceedings, 16th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2011), pp. 631–2, July 2011, Taiwan.

     

    F. Li, (X.H. Feng), C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Characterization of Multiwavelength Erbium Doped Fiber Lasers with Intensity-Dependent Loss,” Proceedings, 16th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2011), paper 7P3_049, July 2011, Taiwan.

     

    F.N. Khan, (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu and P.K.A. Wai, “Joint OSNR and Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring using Emprical Moments of Asychronously Sampled Signal Amplitude,” Proceedings, 16th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2011), paper 6B4-5, July 2011, Taiwan.

     

    (Q. Sui), (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “OSNR and CD Tolerant PMD Monitoring Using Polarization Diversity and DSP,” Proceedings, 16th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2011), paper 7P3-000227, July 2011, Taiwan.

     

    C.Y. Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Performance Improvement of Wavelength-Routed Networks Using Prior Transmission,” Proceedings, 16th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC’2011), pp. 521–2, July 2011, Taiwan.

     

    K.T. Wong, Y.I. Wu, X. Yuan, S.-k. Lau and (S.-k. Tang), “Directionally-Tunable Frequency-Invariant Beamformer on an Acoustic Velocity-Sensor Triad to Enhance Speech Perception,” International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS’2011), June 2011, Penghu, Taiwan.  (CD Version)

     

    (L.-C. Lin), (M. Guo) and K.T. Wong, “Two-Branch Selection in Wireless Space-Diversity Reception: An Upper Bound for Its Output Power,” Proceedings, South Taiwan Statistics Conference, June 2011, Chiayi, Taiwan.

     

    Q. Li, J. Nathan Kutz and P.K.A. Wai, “Cascaded Higher-Order Soliton Compression,” Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO’2011), paper JThB81, May 2011, Maryland, U.S.A.

     

    Q. Li, (Chi Zhang), (Kim K.Y. Cheung), (Yi Qiu), (Kevin K. Tsia), (Kenneth K.Y. Wong), F. Li, (A.P.T. Lau) and P.K.A. Wai, “Control of Optical Rogue Waves in Supercontinuum Generation with a Minute Continuous Wave,” Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO’2011), paper JThB61, May 2011, Maryland, U.S.A.

     

    L.H. Cho, (H.Y. Fu), (C. Wu), C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Low Cost Pressure Sensor System Based on Polarization-Maintaining Photonic Crystal Fiber Operating at 850 nm with CCD Interrogator,” Proceedings, 21st International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-21), paper 77533, May 2011, Ottawa, Canada.

     

    (Y. Gao), (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu, (J. Wu), (Y. Li), (K. Xu), (W. Li) and (J. Lin), “Low-Complexity Two-Stage Carrier Phase Estimation for 16-QAM Systems using QPSK Partitioning and Maximum Likelihood Detection,” Proceedings, Conference on Optical Fiber Communication - OFC 2011 Collocated National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC’2011), paper OMJ6, March 2011, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

     

    Jun Ye, Qunsheng Cao and Wai-Yip Tam, “Design and Analysis of a Miniature Metamaterial Microstrip Patch Antenna,” Proceedings, International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT’2011), pp. 290–3, March 2011, Hong Kong.

     

    S.F. Yau, T.L. Wong and F.C.M. Lau, “Extremely Fast Simulator for Decoding LDPC Codes,” Proceedings, 13th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT’2011), pp. 635–9, February 2011, Korea.

     

    Chi-Chung Cheung, “Aggressive Dynamic Parameter Setting for End-to-End TCP Enhancement Schemes over Mixed Wired/Wireless Networks,” 6th International Symposium on Wireless and Pervasive Computing (ISWPC’2011), February 2011, Hong Kong, China.  (CD Version)

     

    J. Nathan Kutz, Qian Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Non-Adiabatic Pulse Compression using Cascaded Higher-Order Solitons,” Proceedings, Photonics West 2011, pp. 7914–58, February 2011, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

     

    Optoelectronics

    Y.Q. Zhao, K.K. Leung, C. Surya, (C.K. Feng), (Y.F. Chen), (D.M. Chen), (H. Shen) and (B.J. Zhang), “Silicon Nanohole Photovoltaic Cells,” Proceedings, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC 37), pp. 699–702, June 2011, Seattle, U.S.A.

     

    Signal Processing

    (Swarna Bai Arniker), (Hon Keung Kwan), Ngai-Fong Law and Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, “DNA Numerical Representation and Neural Network Based Human Promoter Prediction System,” Proceedings, IEEE Annual India Conference (INDICON’2011), Art. No. 6139326, December 2011, Hyderabad, India.

     

    (Swarna Bai Arniker), (Hon Keung Kwan), Ngai-Fong Law and Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, “Promoter Prediction Using DNA Numerical Representation and Neural Network: Case Study with Three Organisms,” Proceedings, IEEE Annual India Conference (INDICON’2011), Art. No. 6139397, December 2011, Hyderabad, India.

     

    Zhiyong Wang, (Bin Lu), Z. Chi and D. Feng, “Leaf Image Classification with Shape Context and SIFT Descriptors,” Proceedings, International Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications (DICTA’2011), pp. 650–4, December 2011, Queensland, Australia.

     

    (Ming-Hwa Kim), Lap-Pui Chau and Wan-Chi Siu, “Motion Capture Keyframing by Motion Change Manipulation,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS’2011), Art No. 6174214, December 2011, Singapore.

     

    Kuong-Hon Pong and K.M. Lam, “Gabor-Feature Hallucination Based on Generalized Canonical Correlation Analysis for Face Recognition,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS’2011), Art No. 6146163, December 2011, ChiangMai, Thailand.

     

    Muwei Jian and K.M. Lam, “Fast Eye Detection and Localization Using a Salient Map,” Proceedings, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM’2011), pp. 74–83, December 2011, Sydney, Australia.

     

    Hoi-Kok Cheung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Replacing Conventional Motion Estimation with Affine Motion Prediction for High-Quality Video Coding,” Proceedings, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM’2011), pp. 123–32, December 2011, Sydney, Australia.

     

    L.Y. Wong and Y.H. Chan, “A Dot-Overlap Compensation Scheme for Feature-Preserving Multiscale Error Diffusion,” Proceedings, IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON’2011), pp. 232–6, November 2011, Bali, Indonesia.

     

    Zhi-Pin Deng, (Ke-Bin Jia), Yui-Lam Chan, Chang-Hong Fu and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast Iterative Search for Motion and Disparity Estimation in Stereoscopic Video Coding,” Proceedings, Visual Communications and Image Processing, Tainan City (VCIP’2011), Art. No. 06115929, November 2011, Taiwan.

     

    Tai-Chiu Hsung, Daniel P.K. Lun and William W.L. Ng, “Zero Spectrum Removal Using Joint Bilateral Filter for Fourier Transform Profilometry,” Proceedings, Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP’2011), Art No. 06115948, November 2011, Taiwan.

     

    Y.H. Fung and Y.H. Chan, “A Fast Green Noise Digital Halftoning Algorithm with Section-oriented Multiscale Error Diffusion,” APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference 2011 (APSIPA ASC’ 2011), October 2011, Xi’an, China.  (CD Version)

     

    Y.X. Liu, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “A Novel Patch-Based Image Denoising Algorithm Using Finite Radon Transform for Good Visual Quality,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC’2011), pp. Thu-PM.RS8, October 2011, Xian, China.

     

    Muwei Jian, K.M. Lam and (Junyu Dong), “Illumination Compensation and Enhancement for Face Recognition,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC’2011), paper Wed-AM.RS6, October 2011, Xi’an, China.

     

    Jiwei Hu, Chensheng Sun and K.M. Lam, “Learning a Discriminative Model for Image Annotation,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC’2011), paper Thu-AM.RS7, October 2011, Xi’an, China.

     

    Zhuo Hui and K.M. Lam, “Two-Stage Patch-Based Multi-View Face Super-Resolution,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC’2011), paper Thu-PM.PS1, October 2011, Xi’an, China.

     

    K.O. Cheng, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Wavelet Packet Based Approach for Image Retrieval in Compressed Domains,” Proceedings, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC’2011), pp. Thu-AM.RS7, October 2011, Xian, China.

     

    Dong Li, Xudong Xie and K.M. Lam, “Color Correction via Robust Reference Selection and Recovery using a Low-Rank Matrix Model,” Proceedings, 18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2011), pp. 2129–32, September 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

     

    Kwok-Wai Hung and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast Video Interpolation/Upsampling using Linear Motion Model,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2011), pp. 1365–8, September 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

     

    Li-Li Wang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Improved Lossless Coding Algorithm in H. 264/AVC Based on Hierarchical Intra Prediction,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2011), pp. 2053–6, September 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

     

    S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction Based on Profile Alignment and Gene Ontology,” Proceedings, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP’2011), Art No. 6064613, September 2011, Beijing, China.

     

    W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Addressing the Data-Imbalance Problem in Kernel-based Speaker Verification via Utterance Partitioning and Speaker Comparison,” Proceedings, 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech’2011), pp. 2717–20, August 2011, Florence, Italy.

     

    H.B. Yu and M.W. Mak, “Comparison of Voice Activity Detectors for Interview Speech in NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluation,” Proceedings, 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech’2011), pp. 2353–6, August 2011, Florence, Italy.

     

    (Yujie Mei), Guoping Qiu and Kin-Man Lam, “Saliency Modulated High Dynamic Range Image Tone Mapping,” Proceedings, 6th International Conference on Image and Graphics, pp. 22–7, August 2011, Hefei, Anhui, China.

     

    Chensheng Sun, Jiwei Hu and K.M. Lam, “Feature Subset Selection for Efficient Adaboost Training,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME’2011), pp. 1–6, July 2011, Barcelona, Spain.

     

    He He and Wan-Chi Siu, “Single Image Super-Resolution using Gaussian Process Regression,” Proceedings, 24th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR’2011), pp. 449–56, June 2011, Colorado, U.S.A.

     

    E.C. Shi, F.H.F. Leung and J.C.Y. Lai, “An Adaptive Differential Evolution with Unsymmetrical Mutation,” Proceedings, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC’2011), pp. 1879–86, June 2011, New Orleans, U.S.A.

     

    J.C.Y. Lai, F.H.F. Leung and S.H. Ling, “Economic Load Dispatch using Intelligent Optimization with Fuzzy Control,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE’2011), pp. 2219–24, June 2011, Taiwan.

     

    S.H. Ling, (H.T. Nguyen) and F.H.F. Leung, “Hypoglycemia Detection using Fuzzy Inference System with Genetic Algorithm,” Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE’2011), pp. 2225–31, June 2011, Taiwan.

     

    (Weiwu Jiang), M.W. Mak, Wei Rao and (Helen Meng), “The HKCUPU System for the NIST 2010 Speaker Recognition Evaluation,” Proceedings, International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’2011), pp. 5288–91, May 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.

     

    Yun Zhang, Z. Chi and D. Feng, “An Analysis of Eye Movement Based Authentication Systems,” Proceedings, International Conference on Computers, Communications, Control and Automation (CCCA’2011), pp. 624–7, February 2011, Hong Kong.

     

    Anson K.T. Sze, K.M. Ho and K.T. Lo, “Supporting Video-on-Demand Services over Wireless Mesh Network,” Proceedings, International Conference on Computers, Communications, Control and Automation (CCCA’2011), pp. 357–60, February 2011, Hong Kong.

     

    K.Y. Yam, W.C. Siu, N.F. Law and (C.K. Chan), “Effective Bi-Directional People Flow Counting for Real Time Surveillance System,” Proceedings, International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE’2011), pp. 890–1, January 2011, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

     

  • Research Prospectus

  • Programme Booklets

    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Electronic and Information Engineering

    - FULL-TIME/SANDWICH/COOPERATIVE EDUCATION SCHEME/DOUBLE DEGREE/DOUBLE DEGREE SANDWICH

    電子及資訊工程學(榮譽)工學士學位

    Programme code: 42470; JUPAS code: JS3703 - for HKDSE Applicants

    - 2014/2015

    - 2013/2014

    - 2012/2013

     

    Programme code: 42070; JUPAS code: JA3703 - for HKALE Applicants

    - 2012/2013

    - 2011/2012

    - 2010/2011

    - 2009/2010

    - 2008/2009

    - 2007/2008

    - 2006/2007

    - 2005/2006

     

     

    Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Internet and Multimedia Technologies

    - FULL-TIME/SANDWICH/COOPERATIVE EDUCATION SCHEME

    互聯網及多媒體科技(榮譽)理學士學位

    Programme code: 42477; JUPAS code: JS3519 - for HKDSE Applicants

    - 2014/2015

    - 2013/2014

    - 2012/2013

     

    Programme code: 42077; JUPAS code: JA3519 - for HKALE Applicants

    - 2012/2013

    - 2011/2012

    - 2010/2011

    - 2009/2010

    - 2008/2009

    - 2007/2008

    - 2006/2007

     

     

    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Electronic Engineering

    - FULL-TIME/SANDWICH

    電子工程學(榮譽)工學士學位

     

    Programme code: 42479 – for students admitted in 2014/15 and after

    - 2014/2015

     

    Programme code: 42079 – for students admitted in 2013/14 and before

    - 2013/2014

    - 2012/2013

    - 2011/2012

     

     

    Higher Diploma in Electronic and Information Engineering

    - FULL-TIME

    電子及資訊工程學高級文憑

    Programme code: 42375; JUPAS code: JA3076/JS3076 - for students admitted in 2012/13 and after

    - 2014/2015

    - 2013/2014

    - 2012/2013

     

    Programme code: 42075; JUPAS code: 3076 - for students admitted in 2011/12 and before

    - 2011/2012

    - 2010/2011

    - 2009/2010

     

     

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)/Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

    - FULL-TIME & PART-TIME

    電子及資訊工程學哲學碩士/哲學博士學位

    Programme code: 88011/88012 (FT); Programme code: 88111/88112(PT)

    - 2015/2016 (for students admitted on or after 1 July 2015)

    - 2014/2015 (for students admitted on or after 1 July 2014)