Dr Hujun Yin BEng MSc (Southeast) PhD (York) SMIEEE

  Senior Lecturer in Neural Computing
  School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  The University of Manchester
  Manchester, UK.

  Tel: +44 (0)161 306 8714
  Fax: +44 (0)161 306 4784

  Email: h.yin {at} manchester.ac.uk


Research Interests

Theories and applications of neural networks, self-organising systems in particular; neuroinformatics
Image/video processing and enhancement; face recognition
Nonstationary signal processing and time series analysis
Pattern recognition, dimensionality reduction and manifold learning
Independent component analysis and blind deconvolution
Multidimensional data mining and visualisation; bioinformatics

Teaching Responsibilities

MSc/4th year module on Digital Image Processing (since 2010
MSc/4th year module on Digital Image Engineering (since 1999)
4th year module on Advanced Signal Processing (2006-2009)
3rd year module on Digital Signal Processing (2002-2005)
2nd year module on High Level Programming (1998-2002)
1st year module on Measurements and Analytical Software (since 2010)

Recent Activities

Guest-editor of 2012 Special Issue on Advanced Computational Techniques and Tools for Neuroscience, for the Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience journal. submissions are now closed!

General Co-Chair of IDEAL 2012, IDEAL 2011, IDEAL 2010, IDEAL 2009.

Plenary Speaker at CBIC 2011. Tutorial Speaker at VIIP 2009 and at WCCI 2008 (Title: Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction and Data Visualisation). Plenary Speaker of HAIS 2008. Chair of Special Session on Principal Manifolds and Data Visualisation at IJCNN 2007. An organiser of Biologically Inspired Information Fusion Workshop, Surrey, 22-23 August 2006. A talk on "The Self-Organising Maps for Data Visualisation and Manifold Mapping" to Workshop on Principal Manifolds, Leicester, 24-26 August 2006. A partner of the UK ICA Research Network. Lectured on "Neural Networks" and "Self-Organising Maps" to The British Computer Society, Summer School 2003. Invited seminars to a number of universities, both within the UK and abroad, DTI Outreach Programme, EPSRC workshops on Data Mining and Visualisation, Networks on Systems Biology, as well as Neural Computing Application Forum. Here is an early review paper on nonlinear multidimensional data projection and visualisation. Here is a recent talk at IJCNN 2007 on SOMs and MDS.

Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College (since 2006).
Senior Member of the IEEE (since 2003).

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (2006-2009).
Editorial Board, International Journal of Neural Systems (since 2005).
Guest-Editor, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, Vol. 5, no. 4, 2006 Special Issue.
Guest-Editor, International Journal of Neural Systems, Vol. 15, no. 5, 2006 Special Issue.
Guest-Editor, Neural Networks, Vol. 15, nos. 8-9, 2002 Special Issue.

Program Committee Chair, 8th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2007).
Program Committee Co-Chair, 2006 International Symposium on Neural Networks.
General Co-Chair, The Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2006).
General Co-Chair, The Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2005).
Co-Chair, Programme Committee, The Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2004).
Co-Chair, Programme Committee, The Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2003).
Chair, Organising Committee, The Third International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2002).
Co-Chair, Steering Committee, IDEAL conference series.
Member, Steering Committee, Workshop on Self-Organising Maps series.
Co-Chair, Publication Committee, 2005 International Symposium on Neural Networks.
Co-Chair, Publication Committee, 2004 International Symposium on Neural Networks.
Programme Committee members for a number of international conferences.

Current and Recent Research Projects


Research Students and Associates


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