Dr. LIU, Yang 劉泱

Ph.D., M.Eng., B.Eng.

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science,
Hong Kong Baptist University
Dr. Liu received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in Automation from National University of Defense Technology in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computing from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2011. Between 2011 and 2012, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Statistics at Yale University. Before joining HKBU, Dr. Liu was a Research Fellow and the Coordinator of Cognitive Computing Lab in the Department of Computing at PolyU. His research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, as well as their applications in data analytics, complex systems modeling, health informatics, and infectious disease modeling.
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My Research Interests


Invited talks

Manifold learning for multimedia data analysis
Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong SAR, China
10/2014
Manifold learning for visual data analysis
School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University
Jinan, Shandong, China
10/2012
Dimensionality reduction for multimedia content analysis
Department of Language and Speech, Radboud University Nijmegen
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
10/2010
Multilinear subspace learning and its applications in multimedia content analysis
Human Sensing Lab, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
03/2010
Dimensionality reduction for multimedia content analysis
Department of Computer Science, Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology
Shenzhen, China
05/2009

Selected Publications

Yang Liu, Zhonglei Gu, Shang Xia, Benyun Shi, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Yong Shi, and Jiming Liu, What are the underlying transmission patterns of COVID-19 outbreak? – An age-specific social contact characterization, EClinicalMedicine, The Lancet Journals, 22:100354, May, 2020.
Tiantian He*, Yang Liu*, Tobey H. Ko, Keith C.C. Chan, and Yew-Soon Ong, Con-textual Correlation Preserving Multi-View Featured Graph Clustering, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (T-Cyber), In Press: 2020. (*Joint First Author)
Yang Liu, Tobey H. Ko, and Zhonglei Gu, Who is the Mr. Right for Your Brand? – Discovering Brand Key Assets via Multi-modal Asset-aware Projection, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (T-Cyber), 50(2), pp.717–728, 2020.
Yang Liu, Zhonglei Gu, Tobey H. Ko, and Jiming Liu, Identifying Key Opinion Leaders in Social Media via Modality-Consistent Harmonized Discriminant Embedding, in Proceedings of 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-18), pp.1113–1116, 2018.
Yang Liu, Tobey H. Ko, and Zhonglei Gu, Who is the Mr. Right for Your Brand? – Discovering Brand Key Assets via Multi-modal Asset-aware Projection, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (T-Cyber), 50(2), pp.717–728, 2020.
Kejing Yin, William K. Cheung, Yang Liu, Benjamin C. M. Fung, and Jonathan Poon, Joint Learning of Phenotypes and Diagnosis-Medication Correspondence via Hidden Interaction Tensor Factorization, in Proceedings of 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-18), pp.3627–3633, 2018.
Jiabei Zeng, Yang Liu, Biao Leng, Zhang Xiong, and Yiu-ming Cheung, Dimensionality Reduction in Multiple Ordinal Regression, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), 29(9), pp.4088–4101, 2018.
Yan Liu, Yang Liu, Shenghua Zhong, and Songtao Wu, Implicit Visual Learning: Image Recognition via Dissipative Learning Model, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), 8(2), 31:1-24.
Yang Liu, Yan Liu, Xiang Zhang, Gong Chen, and Kejun Zhang. Learning Music Emotion Primitives via Supervised Dynamic Clustering, in Proceedings of 24th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 50(2), 2016.
Yang Liu, Yan Liu, Yu Zhao, and Kien A. Hua. What Strikes the Strings of Your Heart? – Feature Mining for Music Emotion Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (TAC), 6(3), pp. 247-260, 2015.
Yang Liu, Yan Liu, Keith C.C. Chan, and Kien A. Hua. Hybrid manifold embedding, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), 25(12), pp. 2295-2302, 2014.