Jiming Liu  PhD, IEEE Fellow

Chair Professor in Computer Science & Associate Dean of Science


Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Phone: (852)34117088  Fax: (852)34117892  Email: jiming[at]comp. hkbu.edu.hk


Jiming Liu is Chair Professor in Computer Science and Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies) of Faculty of Science at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). He is the Director of Centre for Health Informatics and the Co-Founder of Joint Research Laboratory for Intelligent Disease Surveillance and Control, a partnership between Computer Science Department at HKBU and National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD) in the Chinese Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (China CDC). He was the Head of Computer Science Department in 2003-2011. Jiming received his M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, having obtained Master of Arts from Concordia University and B.Sc. from East China Normal University. He was a Professor and the Director of School of Computer Science at University of Windsor, and before 1994, worked as a Senior Research Officer at Computer Research Institute of Montreal (CRIM), as a Software Engineer at Virtual Prototypes Inc. (VPI) (now Presagis), and as a Research Associate at Knowledge Engineering Technology Inc. (KENTEK) in Canada.


Jiming’s research has focused on the following areas:


1.    Health Informatics, Computational Epidemiology

2.    Data Mining, Complex/Social Network Analysis

3.    Multi-Agent Computing, Collective Intelligence


He was named IEEE Fellow for his contributions to Web Intelligence (WI) and Multi-Agent Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) in 2011, and received the President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work at HKBU in 2007. He has been invited to give Keynote Talks at ICDS’14 (1st International Conference on Data Science), BHI’13 (International Conference on Brain/Health Informatics), AI Forum’13, ICNC’08-FSKD’08, ADMA’08, AWIC’07, RSEISP’07, RSKT 2006, AMT’06, and AWIC'05 (Atlantic Web Intelligence Conference), as well as Plenary Talks at WI-IAT’08, KES’05, MMAS 2004, ISMIS’03, and IJCAI’03 (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence) among others, on such research topics as Health Informatics, Healthcare Data Analytics and Modeling, Computational Epidemiology, Big Data, Complex Networks, Community Mining, Self-Organized Computing, Autonomy-Oriented Computing, and Web Intelligence.


Jiming has served as the Editor-in-Chief of Brain Informatics: Brain Data Computing and Health Studies (Springer; 2014-) and Web Intelligence and Agent Systems (IOS; 2003-), an Associate Editor of Big Data and Information Analytics (AIMS; 2014-), Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering (Bentham; 2013-), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (2005-2009), IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B (2009-), and Computational Intelligence (Wiley; 2007-) etc., a Book Series Editor of Health Information Science (Springer; 2013-) and Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (IOS; 2005-), and an Editorial Board Member of several other journals, e.g., Network Modeling and Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (Springer; 2011-) and International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine (IGI; 2010-). Jiming was the General or Program Chair/Co-Chair of international conferences, e.g., IHI’12 (ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics
, CBMS’13 (IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems), ISMIS’12, ICDM’06, WI-IAT’05, EEE’04, IDEAL’03 etc.. He is the Chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII) (2010-).






COMP 4016  Clinical Decision Support and Information Systems [BUMoodle]

COMP 7420  Decision Analysis and Support in Healthcare Systems [BUMoodle]

COMP 7820  Decision Analysis and Support [BUMoodle]




US Patents

1.    Methods and Apparatus for Smart Healthcare Decision Analytics and Support, US 20130253942 A1 (Co-Inventers: Tao, L. and Leung, C.H.C.). [URL]

2.    Digital Resources Searching and Mining through Collaborative Judgment and Dynamic Index Evolution, US 8489571 B2 (Co-Inventers: Leung, C.H.C.). [URL]

3.    Automatic and Semi-Automatic Image Classification, Annotation and Tagging through the Use of Image Acquisition Parameters and Metadata, US 8520909 B2 (Co-Inventers: Leung, C.H.C., and Wong, C.F.). [URL]


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Selected Publications


Health Informatics  |  Computational Epidemiology 

1.    Cheng, V., Leung, C.H.C., Liu, J., & Milani, A. (Accepted). Probabilistic Aspect Mining Model for Drug Reviews. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering.

2.    Xia, S. & *Liu, J. (2014). A Belief-Based Characterization of the Spread of Awareness and its Impacts on Individuals' Vaccination Decisions. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11(94), 20140013. [URL]

3.    Shi, B.Y., *Liu, J., Zhou, X.-N. & Yang, G.-J. (2014). Inferring Plasmodium vivax Transmission Networks from Tempo-Spatial Surveillance Data. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease 8(2), e2682. [URL]

4.    Shi, B.Y., Xia, S., Yang, G.-J., Zhou, X.-N. & *Liu, J. (2013). Inferring the Potential Risks of H7N9 Infection by Spatiotemporally Characterizing Bird Migration and Poultry Distribution in Eastern China. BMC Infectious Disease of Poverty 2(8). [DOI] [URL]
[BMC Press] [BMC Update] [BMC Biome Q&A]

5.    *Wiwanitkit, V., Shi, B.Y., Xia, S., Yang, G.-J., Zhou, X.-N. & *Liu, J. (2013). Research Priorities in Modeling the Transmission Risks of H7N9 Bird Flu. BMC Infectious Disease of Poverty 2(17). [DOI] [URL]

6.    Tao, L. & *Liu, J. (2013). Understanding Self-Organized Regularities: AOC-Based Modeling of Complex Healthcare Systems. In S. Stepney and P. S. Andrews (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 Workshop on Complex Systems Modeling and Simulation (CoSMoS’13), July 1, 2013, Milan, Italy, Luniver Press, pp.109–132 (Best Paper, by EU FP7: FET Proactive Initiative FOCAS). [URL]

7.    Xia, S., *Liu, J. & Cheung, W.K.W. (2013). Identifying the Relative Priorities of Subpopulations for Containing Infectious Disease Spread. PLoS ONE 8(6), e65271. [DOI] [URL]

8.    Xia, S. & *Liu, J. (2013). A Computational Approach to Characterizing the Impact of Social Influence on Individuals’ Vaccination Decision Making. PLoS ONE 8(4), e60373. [DOI] [URL]

9.    Tao, L., *Liu, J. & Xiao, B. (2013). Effects of Geodemographic Profiles on Healthcare Service Utilization: A Case Study on Cardiac Care in Ontario, Canada. BMC Health Services Research 13, 239. [DOI] [URL]

10.  Gao, C. & *Liu, J. (2013). Modeling and Restraining Mobile Virus Propagation. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing 2(3), 529-541. [URL]

11.  Shi, B.Y., Xia, S. & *Liu, J. (2013). A Complex Systems Approach to Infectious Disease Surveillance and Response. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Brain and Health Informatics (BHI’13), Maebashi, Japan, pp. 524-535, Springer. [URL]

12.  Rodrigues, P.P., Pechenizkiy, M., Gama, J., Cruz-Correia, R., Liu, J., Traina, A.J.M., Lucas, P.J.F. & Soda, P., eds. (2013). Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, CBMS 2013, University of Porto, Portugal, IEEE Computer Society Press. [URL]

13.  Yang, L., Yang, X., Liu, J., Zhu, Q. & Gan, C. (2013). Epidemics of Computer Viruses: A Complex-Network Approach. Applied Mathematics and Computation 219(16), 8705-8717. [URL]

14.  Wang, Z., Liu, J., Zhong, N., Qin, Y., Zhou, H. & Li, K. (2012). Changes in the Brain Intrinsic Organization in Both On-Task State and Post-Task Resting State. Neuroimage 62(1), 394-407. [DOI] [URL]

15.  *Liu, J., Yang, B., Cheung, W.K.W. & Yang, G. (2012). Malaria Transmission Modeling: A Network Perspective. BMC Infectious Diseases of Poverty 1(1), 11. [DOI] [URL]

16.  Luo, G., Liu, J. & Yang, C.C., eds. (2012). ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, IHI 2012, Miami, FL, USA, ACM. [URL]

17.  Tao, L. & *Liu, J. (2012). Uncovering Underlying Relationships between Demographic Shifts and Health Service Utilization. Proceedings of ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Health Informatics (HI-KDD 2012), Beijing, China, Aug. 12, 2012.

18.  Liu, K., Cheung, W.K.W. & Liu, J. (2012). Extracting Behavioral Motifs for Characterizing Human Daily Activities in Smart Environments. Proceedings of ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Health Informatics (HI-KDD 2012), Beijing, China, Aug. 12, 2012.

19.  Gao, C. & *Liu, J. (2012). Clustering-Based Media Analysis for Understanding Human Emotional Reactions in an Extreme Event. Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS 2012), pp. 125-135, Springer. [URL]

20.  Tao, L., *Liu, J. & Leung, C.H.C. (2012). Adaptive Operating Room Scheduling: An Experimental Study. Proceedings of 2nd Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2012), Toronto, Canada (CDROM).

21.  Xia, S. & *Liu, J. (2012). Improving the Accuracy of Modeling Epidemics with Surveillance-Based Adaptive Tuning. Proceedings of 2nd Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2012), Toronto, Canada (CDROM).

22.  Yang, X. & *Liu, J. (2012). Achieving Zero Malaria Deaths in the World by 2015: A Computational Perspective. Proceedings of 2nd Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2012), Toronto, Canada (CDROM).

23.  Yang, L., Yang, X., Wen, L. & Liu, J. (2012). A Novel Computer Virus Propagation Model and its Dynamics. International Journal of Computer Mathematics 89(17), 2307-2314. [URL]

24.  *Liu, J., Tao, L. & Xiao, B. (2011). Discovering the Impact of Preceding Units’ Characteristics on the Wait Time of Cardiac Surgery Unit from Statistic Data. PLoS ONE 6(7), e21959. [DOI] [URL]

25.  *Liu, J. & Xia, S. (2011). Toward Effective Vaccine Deployment: A Systematic Study. Journal of Medical Systems 35(5), 1153-64. [DOI] [URL]

26.  Gao, C., *Liu, J. & Zhong, N. (2011). Network Immunization with Distributed Autonomy-Oriented Entities. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems 22(7), 1222-1229. [URL]

27.  Gao, C., *Liu, J. & Zhong, N. (2011). Network Immunization and Virus Propagation in Email Networks: Experimental Evaluation and Analysis. Knowledge and Information Systems 27(2), 253-279. [URL]

28.  Gao, C. & *Liu, J. (2011). Modeling and Predicting the Dynamics of Mobile Virus Spread Affected by Human Behavior. Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM 2011), pp. 1-9, IEEE. [URL]

29.  *Liu, J. & Gao, C. (2011). Adaptive Immunization in Dynamic Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS 2011), pp. 673-683, Springer. [URL]

30.  Zhong, N., Bradshaw, J., Liu, J. & Taylor, J.G. (2011). Brain Informatics. IEEE Intelligent Systems 26(5), 16-21, IEEE. [URL]

31.  Hu, B., Liu, J., Chen, L. & Zhong, N., eds. (2011). Brain Informatics, Proceedings of International Conference, BI 2011, Lanzhou, China, LNCS Vol. 688, Springer. [URL]

32.  *Liu, J. & Xia, S. (2010). Effective Epidemic Control via Strategic Vaccine Deployment: A Systematic Approach. Proceedings of 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI’10), pp. 91-99, ACM. [URL]

33.  Choi, C.-H., Cheung, W.K.W., Liu, J. & Cheung, I.T. (2010). Patient Journey Optimization using a Multi-agent Approach. Proceedings of HEALTHINF 2010, pp. 181-186. [URL]

34.  Yao, Y., Sun, R., Poggio, T., Liu, J., Zhong, N. & Huang, J., eds. (2010). Brain Informatics, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Brain Informatics, Toronto, Canada, LNCS Vol. 6334, Springer. [URL]

35.  Liang, P., Zhong, N., Lu, S. & Liu, J. (2010). ERP Characteristics of Sentential Inductive Reasoning in Time and Frequency Domains. Cognitive Systems Research 11(1), 67-73. [URL]

36.  *Liu, J., Gao, C. & Zhong, N. (2010). Autonomy-Oriented Search in Dynamic Community Networks: A Case Study in Decentralized Network Immunization. Fundamenta Informaticae 99(2), 207-226. [URL]

37.  Zhong, N., Liang, P., Li, K., Lu, S., Qin, Y., Liu, J. & Yao, Y. (2009). The Cognitive Neural Mechanism of Human Inductive Reasoning: A Brain Informatics Perspective. Asia Pacific Biotech News (APBN) 13(9), 17-19. [URL]

38.  *Liu, J., Gao, C. & Zhong, N. (2009). A Distributed Immunization Strategy Based on Autonomy-Oriented Computing. Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS’09), University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 503-512, Springer. [URL]

39.  Liang, P., Zhong, N., Wu, J., Lu, S., Liu, J. & Yao, Y. (2007). Time Dissociative Characteristics of Numerical Inductive Reasoning: Behavioral and ERP Evidence. Proceedings of the 2007 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'07), pp. 873-879. [URL]

40.  Zhong, N., Liu, J., Yao, Y., Wu, J., Lu, S. & Li, K., eds. (2006). Web Intelligence Meets Brain Informatics, Revised Selected and Invited Papers of the First WICI International Workshop, WImBI 2006, Beijing, China, LNCS Vol. 4845, Springer. [URL]

41.  Zhang, S. & Liu, J. (2005). A Massively Multi-agent System for Discovering HIV-Immune Interaction Dynamics. In T. Ishida, L. Gasser & H. Nakashima, eds., Massively Multi-Agent Systems, pp. 161-173, Springer. [URL]

42.  Liu, J., Zhong, N., Yao, Y. & Wu, J. (2005). Web Intelligence Meets Immunology. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME 2005), pp. 387-390. [URL]

43.  Liu, J. & Khatib, O. (2002). Potential Fields and Neural Networks. The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks, The MIT Press. [URL]

44.  Maluf, D. A. & Liu, J. (2000). Qualitative Discovery in Medical Databases. Proceedings of the 21th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS 2000), pp. 474-485, Springer. [URL]

45.  Liu, J., Yuen, P.C., Tang, Y.Y., Wang, X. & Ying, H. (1996). Evidential Inference with Embedded Pattern Classifiers: Towards A medical Expert System for Diagnosis. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE-SMC'96), pp. 1096-1101, IEEE. [URL]



Data Mining  |  Complex/Social Network Analysis

1.    Zeng, J., Cheung, W.K.W. & Liu, J. (2013). Learning Topic Models by Belief Propagation. IEEE Transactions on Machine Intelligence and Pattern Analysis 35(5), 1121-1134. [DOI] [URL]

2.    Yang, B., Lei, Y., Liu, D.Y. & Liu, J. (2013). Social Collaborative Filtering by Trust. Proceedings of the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI’13), pp. 2747-2753.

3.    Yang, B., Jin, D., Liu, J. & Liu, D.Y. (2013). Hierarchical Community Detection with Applications to Real-World Network Analysis. Data and Knowledge Engineering 83, 20-38.

4.    Zhang, H. L., Liu, J. & Zhang, Y. (2013). Utilizing BDI Agents and a Topological Theory for Mining Online Social Networks. Fundamenta Informaticae 127(1-4), 479-494.

5.    Li, Y., Zhao, K., Chu, X. & Liu, J. (2013). Speeding up K-Means Algorithm by GPUs, Special Issue on “Frontier and Advance Topics of Computer and Information Technology. Journal of Computer and System Sciences 79(2), 216-229.

6.    Liu, K., Cheung, W.K.W. & Liu, J. (2013). Detecting Stochastic Temporal Network Motifs for Human Communication Patterns Analysis. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2013), pp. 533-540.

7.    Yang, B., *Liu, J. & Liu, D.Y. (2012). Characterizing and Extracting Multiplex Patterns in Complex Networks. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 42(2), 469-481. [DOI] [URL]

8.    Yang, B., *Liu, J. & Feng, J. (2012). On the Spectral Characterization and Scalable Mining of Network Communities. IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering 24(2), 326-337. [URL]

9.    Breve, F.A., Zhao, L., Quiles, M.G., Pedrycz, W. & Liu, J. (2012). Particle Competition and Cooperation in Networks for Semi-Supervised Learning. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 24(9), 1686-1698. [URL]

10.  Leung, C.H.C., Chan, A.W.S., Milani, A., Liu, J. & Li, Y. (2012). Intelligent Social Media Indexing and Sharing Using an Adaptive Indexing Search Engine. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology 3(3), 47. [URL]

11.  Liu, K., Cheung, W.K.W. & Liu, J. (2012). Detecting Multiple Stochastic Network Motifs in Network Data. Proceedings of PAKDD’12, pp. 205-217 (Best Student Paper).

12.  Gao, M., *Liu, J., Zhong, N., Chen, F. & Liu, C. (2011). Semantic Mapping from Natural Language Questions to OWL Queries. Computational Intelligence: An International Journal 27(2), 280-314.

13.  Liu, J., Qiu, H., Zhong, N. & Gao, C. (2011). A Dynamic Trust Network for Autonomy-Oriented Partner Finding. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 37(1), 89-118. [DOI]

14.  Li, X., Cheung, W.K.W. & Liu, J. (2010). Improving POMDP Tractability via Belief Compression and Clustering. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B (SMC-B) 40(1), 125-136. [URL]

15.  Yang, B., Liu, D.Y. & Liu, J. (2010). Discovering Communities from Social Networks: Methodologies and Applications. Handbook of Social Network Technologies and Applications, pp. 331-346, Springer.[DOI] [URL]

16.  Yang, B., Liu, J. & Liu, D.Y. (2010). An Autonomy-Oriented Computing Approach to Community Mining in Distributed and Dynamic Networks. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 20(2), 123-157.

17.  Li, W., Zhong, N., Yao, Y. & Liu, J. (2009). An Operable Email Based Intelligent Personal Assistant. World Wide Web Journal (WWW) 12(2), 125-147.

18.  Zeng, J., Cheung, W.K.W., Li, C.H. & Liu, J. (2009). Multirelational Topic Models. Proceedings of the 2009 9th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM’09), Miami, USA, pp. 1070-1075, IEEE Computer Society.

19.  Cao, L., Gorodetsky, V., Liu, J., Weiss, G. & Yu, P.S., eds. (2009). Agents and Data Mining Interaction, Revised Selected Papers of the 4th International Workshop, ADMI 2009, Budapest, Hungary, LNCS Vol. 5680, Springer.

20.  Yang, B. & Liu, J. (2008). Discovering Global Network Communities Based on Local Centralities. ACM Transactions on the Web 2(1), 1-32.

21.  Gao, L., Liu, J., Zhang, S. & Yang, J. (2008). Discovering the Dynamics in a Social Memory Network. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2008), pp. 200-203.

22.  Yang, B., Cheung, W.K.W., & *Liu, J. (2007). Community Mining from Signed Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 19(10), 1333-1348.

23.  Yang, B. & Liu, J. (2007). An Autonomy Oriented Computing (AOC) Approach to Distributed Network Community Mining. Proceeding of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2007), MIT, pp. 151-160, IEEE.

24.  Zhang, S. & Liu, J. (2007). Autonomy-Oriented Social Networks Modeling: Discovering the Dynamics of Emergent Structure and Performance. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence 21(4), 611-638.

25.  Li, X., Cheung, W.K.W., Liu, J. & Wu, Z. (2007). A Novel Orthogonal NMF-Based Belief Compression for POMDPs. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2007), pp. 537-544.

26.  Cheung, W.K.W., Zhang, X., Wong, H.-F., Liu, J., Luo, Z. & Tong, F.C.H. (2006). Service-Oriented Distributed Data Mining. IEEE Internet Computing 10(4), 44-54. [URL]

27.  Cliftion, C., Zhong, N., Liu, J., Wah, B. & Wu, X., eds. (2006). Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM’06), Hong Kong, IEEE Computer Society Press.

28.  Gorodetsky, V., Liu, J. & Skormin, V.A., eds. (2005). Autonomous Intelligent Systems: Agents and Data Mining, Proceedings of International Workshop, AIS-ADM 2005, St. Petersburg, Russia, LNCS Vol. 3505, Springer.

29.  Liu, J., Zhang, S. & Yang, J. (2004). Characterizing Web Usage Regularities with Information Foraging Agents. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 16(5), 566-584.

30.  Cheung, W.K.W., Tsui, K.C. & Liu, J. (2004). Extended Latent Class Models for Product Recommendation. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A 34(1), 143-148.

31.  Zhong, N. & Liu, J., eds. (2004). Intelligent Technologies for Information Analysis, Springer. [URL]

32.  Liu, J., Cheung, Y.-M. & Yin, H., eds. (2003). Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, Revised Papers of the 4th International Conference, IDEAL 2003, LNCS Vol. 2690, Springer.

33.  Jin, X. & Liu, J. (2003). Agent Network Topology and Complexity. Proceedings of the 2003 International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2003), pp. 1020-1021, ACM.

34.  Tse, P.W. & Liu, J. (2002). Mining Associated Implication Networks: Computational Intermarket Analysis. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'02), pp. 689-692, IEEE Computer Society.

35.  Liu, J., Maluf, D.A. & Desmarais, M. (2001). A New Uncertainty Measure for Belief Networks with Applications to Optimal Evidential Inferencing. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 13(3), 416-425.

36.  Tang, Y.Y., Yang, L. & Liu, J. (2000). Characterization of Dirac-Structure Edges with Wavelet Transform. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 30(1), 93-109.

37.  Tang, Y.Y., Liu, J., Ma, H. & Li, B.F. (1999). Wavelet Orthonormal Decompositions for Extracting Features in Pattern Recognition. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence 13(6), 803-831.

38.  Liu, J. (1998). A Method of Spatial Reasoning Based on Qualitative Trigonometry. Artificial Intelligence 98(1-2), 137-168.

39.  Tang, Y.Y., Ma, H., Liu, J., Li, B.F. & Xi, D. (1997). Multiresolution Analysis in Extraction of Reference Lines from Documents with Gray Level Background. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 19(8), 921-926. [URL]

40.  Liu, J. & Desmarais, M. (1997). A Method of Learning Implication Networks from Empirical Data: Algorithm and Monte-Carlo Simulation-Based Validation. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 9(6), 990-1004. [URL]

41.  Desmarais, M., Maluf, D.A. & Liu, J. (1995). User-Expertise Modeling with Empirically Derived Probabilistic Implication Networks. International Journal of User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 5(3-4), 283-315.


Multi-Agent Computing  |  Collective Intelligence

1.    Zhong, N., Ma, J.H., Liu, J. & Tao, X., eds. (2014). Wisdom Web of Things (W2T), Springer.

2.    Zhong, N., Ma, J.H., Huang, R., Liu, J., Yao, Y., Zhang, Y.X. & Chen, J. (2013). Research Challenges and Perspectives on Wisdom Web of Things (W2T). The Journal of Supercomputing 64(3), 862-882.

3.    Shi, B.Y. & *Liu, J. (2012). A Decentralized Mechanism for Improving the Functional Robustness of Distribution Networks. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 42(5), 1369-1382. [DOI] [URL]

4.    Liu, J. & Shi, B.Y. (2012). Towards Understanding the Robustness of Energy Distribution Networks Based on Macroscopic and Microscopic Evaluations. Energy Policy 49, 318-327. [DOI]

5.    Liu, J. & Chen, Y.W. (2012). Toward Understanding the Optimization of Complex Systems. Artificial Intelligence Review 38(4), 313-324.

6.    Liu, J., Chen, Y.W., Yang, G. & Lu, Y. (2011). Self-Organized Combinatorial Optimization. Expert Systems with Applications 38, 10532-10540. [DOI]

7.    Chen, L., Felfernig, A., Liu, J. & Ras, Z.W., eds. (2012). Proceedings of Foundations of Intelligent Systems - 20th International Symposium, ISMIS 2012, Macau, China, LNCS Vol. 7661, Springer.

8.    Liu, J. (2011). People-Oriented Web: Vision and Themes. International Journal of People-Oriented Programming 1(1), 53-72. [DOI]

9.    Xie, X.F. & Liu, J. (2009). Multiagent Optimization System for Solving Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP). IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 39(2), 489-502. [DOI] [URL]

10.  Xie, X.F. & Liu, J. (2009). Graph Coloring by Multiagent Fusion Search. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization 18(2), 99-123. [DOI] [URL]

11.  Liu, J., Wu, J., Yao, Y. & Nishida, T., eds. (2009). Active Media Technology, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference, Active Media Technology 2009, LNCS Vol. 5820, Springer.

12.  Liu, J. (2008). Autonomy-Oriented Computing: The Nature and Implications of a Paradigm for Self-Organized Computing. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC’08), Vol. 1 (jointly held with the 5th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD’08), Oct. 18-20, 2008, Jinan, China), pp. 3-11 (Keynote Talk).

13.  Liu, J. & Hu, B. (2008). On Complex Emergent Behavior, Self-Organized Criticality, and Phase Transition in Multi-Agent Systems: The Autonomy Oriented Computing Perspectives. International Journal of Modeling, Identification and Control 3(1), 3-16.

14.  Liu, J., Jin, X. & Tsui, K.C. (2008). Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC). Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering Vol. 1, pp. 276-282, John Wiley & Sons.

15.  Wang, M.H., Liu, J., Wang, H.Q., Cheung, W.K.W. & Xie, X.F. (2008). On-Demand e-Supply Chain Integration: A Multi-Agent Constraint-Based Approach. Expert Systems with Applications 34(4), 2683-2692.

16.  Liu, J. & Tsui, K.C. (2006). Towards Nature-Inspired Computing. Communications of the ACM 49(10), 59-64.

17.  Liu, J., Jin, X. & Tsui, K.C. (2005). Autonomy Oriented Computing (AOC): From Problem Solving to Complex Systems Modeling, Kluwer Academic Publishers / Springer.

18.  Liu, J., Jin, X. & Tsui, K.C. (2005). Autonomy Oriented Computing (AOC): Formulating Computational Systems with Autonomous Components. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A 35(6), 879-902. [URL]

19.  Liu, J., Jin, X. & Wang, Y.S. (2005). Agent-Based Load Balancing on Homogeneous Minigrids: Macroscopic Modeling and Characterization. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems 16(7), 586-598.

20.  Hu, B., Liu, J. & Jin, X. (2005). Multiagent RoboNBA Simulation: From Local Behaviors to Global Characteristics. Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International 81(7), 465-485.

21.  Cheung, W.K.W. & Liu, J. (2005). On Knowledge Grid and Grid Intelligence: A Survey. Computational Intelligence: An International Journal 21(2), 111-129.

22.  Jin, X. & Liu, J. (2005). Resource Optimization in Heterogeneous Web Environments. Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI’05), pp. 46-49.

23.  Liu, J. & Yao, C. (2004). Rational Competition and Cooperation in Ubiquitous Agent Communities. Knowledge-Based Systems 17(5-6), 189-200.

24.  Jin, X. & Liu, J. (2004). Characterizing Autonomic Task Distribution and Handling in Grids. Special Issue on Autonomic Computing Systems, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal 17(7), 809-823.

25.  Liu, J., Jin, X. & Tang, Y.Y. (2004). Multi-Agent Collaborative Service and Distributed Problem Solving. Cognitive Systems Research, 5(3):191-206, 2004.

26.  Gan, L., Liu, J. & Jin, X. (2004). Agent-Based, Energy Efficient Routing in Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the 2004 International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2004), pp. 472-479, ACM.

27.  Liu, J. (2003). Web Intelligence (WI): What Makes Wisdom Web? Proceedings of 18th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-03), Acapulco, Mexico, Aug. 9-15, 2003, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (Invited Talk).

28.  Zhong, N., Liu, J. & Yao, Y., eds. (2003). Web Intelligence, Springer. [URL]

29.  Liu, J., Faltings, B., Zhong, N., Lu, R. & Nishida, T., eds. (2003), Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/WIC International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT’03), IEEE Computer Society.

30.  Liu, J., Liu, C., Klusch, M., Zhong, N. & Cercone, N., eds. (2003). Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI’03), IEEE Computer Society.

31.  Li, J., Liu, J., Yen, J., Zhong, N. & Zhao, J., eds. (2003). Active Media Technology, World Scientific Publishing.

32.  Ye, Y., Boies, S.J., Liu, J. & Yi, X. (2002). Collective Perception in Massive, Open, and Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Environment. Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2002), pp. 1175-1182, ACM.

33.  Kaiser, M.J., Tsui, K.C. & Liu, J. (2002). Self-Organized Autonomous Web Proxies. Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2002), pp. 1397-1404, ACM.

34.  Liu, J., Han, J. & Tang, Y.Y. (2002). Multi-Agent Oriented Constraint Satisfaction. Artificial Intelligence 136(1), 101-144.

35.  Liu, J. & Zhao, Y. (2002). On Adaptive Agentlets for Distributed Divide-and-conquer: A Dynamical Systems Approach. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A 32(2), 214-227. [URL]

36.  Zhong, N., Liu, J. & Yao, Y. (2002). In Search of the Wisdom Web. IEEE Computer 35(11), 27-31. [URL]

37.  Liu, J. & Qin, H. (2002). Behavioral Self-Organization in Lifelike Synthetic Agents. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 5(4), 397-428.

38.  Liu, J., Jin, X. & Han, J. (2002). Distributed Problem Solving Without Communication - An Examination of Computationally Hard Satisfiability Problems. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence 16(8), 1041-1064.

39.  Choi, S.P.M. & Liu, J. (2002). Markov Decision Approach for Time-Constrained Trading in Electronic Marketplace. International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making 1(3), 511-524.

40.  Liu, J. (2001). Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems: Explorations in Learning, Self-Organization, and Adaptive Computation, World Scientific Publishing.

41.  Liu, J. & Wu J.B. (2001). Multi-Agent Robotic Systems, CRC Press.

42.  Choi, S.P.M., Liu, J. & Chan, S.-P. (2001). A Genetic Agent-Based Negotiation System. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems: International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking 37(2), 195-204.

43.  Liu, J. & Jing, H. (2001). ALIFE: A Multiagent Computing Paradigm for Constraint Satisfaction Problems. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence 15(3), 475-491.

44.  Liu, J. & Ye, Y., eds. (2001). E-Commerce Agents: Marketplace Solutions, Security Issues, and Supply and Demand, LNCS Vol. 2033, Springer.

45.  Liu, J., Zhong, N., Tang, Y.Y. & Wang, P.S.P., eds. (2001). Agent Engineering, World Scientific Publishing.

46.  Liu, J. & Tang, Y.Y. (1999). Adaptive Image Segmentation with Distributed Behavior-Based Agents. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 21(6), 544-551. [URL]

47.  Liu, J. & Zhong, N., eds. (1999). Intelligent Agent Technology: Systems, Methodologies, and Tools, World Scientific Publishing.

48.  Liu, J., Tang, Y.Y. & Cao, Y.C. (1997). An Evolutionary Autonomous Agents Approach to Image Feature Extraction. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 1(2), 141-158.

49.  Maluf, D.A., Liu, J. & Desmarais, M. (1996). Consistent Dynamical System Observers for Nondeterministic Event Modeling. Information Sciences 94(1-4), 41-53.




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