Dr. LI Yuanxi, Kristen

Hong Kong Baptist University
Associate Programme Director MSc IT Management
Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr. Li received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and M.Sc. in IT Management from Hong Kong Baptist University. She joined the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University as a lecturer. She is a researcher focusing on Image Indexing and Retrieval, Multimedia Search Engine.

Research Interests

My academic research interests include:

  • Semantic Multimedia Indexing and Retrieval
  • Adaptive Search Engine
  • Design Thinking Methodology
  • Link Prediction Based on Multimedia Big Data
  • Infectious Disease Epidemics Modeling
  • Inclusive Education
  • Web Usability Testing and Design

Selected Publications

Here's a list of selected publications:

  • Clement H.C. Leung and Yuanxi Li, Semantic Enrichment for Automatic Image Retrieval, Book Chapter of Semantic Multimedia Analysis and Processing, CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, ISBN 9781466575493. pp. 111-131, June 2014.
  • Clement H. C. Leung, Yuanxi Li, Alfredo Milani and Valentina Franzoni, Collective Evolutionary Concept Distance Based Query Expansion for Effective Web Document Retrieval, Proceedings of 13th International Conference of Computational Science and Its Applications, pp. 657-672, June 2013.
  • C.H.C. Leung and Yuanxi Li, Semantic Image Retrieval Using Collaborative Indexing and Filtering, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, pp. 261-264, December 2012.
  • C. H. C. Leung, W.S. Chan, A. Milani, J. Liu and Y.X. Li, “Intelligent Social Media Indexing and Sharing Using an Adaptive Indexing Search Engine,” ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 3, No.3., pp. 47:1-47:27, 2012.
  • Clement Leung and Yuanxi Li, Comparison of Different Ontology-based Query Expansion Algorithms for Effective Image Retrieval, Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, pp. 291-299, December 2011.


To enrich my personal and teaching experience I conduct pedagogical research and explore new ways to transfer knowledge to students.