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Dr LEUNG, Wing Ho Howard 梁永豪

BEng McGill, MSc PhD Carnegie Mellon

Assistant Professor

Dr LEUNG, Wing Ho Howard

Contact Information

Office: AC1-Y6410
Phone: +(852)-3442-7234
Fax: +(852)-3442-0503
Email: howard@cityu.edu.hk
Web: Personal Homepage

Research Interests

  • Pattern Recognition
  • Multimedia and Image Processing
  • Intelligent Tools for Chinese Handwriting Education
  • 3D Human Motion Analysis and Retrieval
  • Web-Based Learning Technologies

Howard Leung is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Canada, in 1998, the M.Sc. degree and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999 and 2003 respectively. Throughout his graduate studies, he was with the Advanced Multimedia Processing Lab. His current research interests include Pattern Recognition, Multimedia and Image Processing, Brain Informatics, Intelligent Tools for Chinese Handwriting Education, 3D Human Motion Analysis and Retrieval, Web-Based Learning Technologies. He is also supervising the 3D Motion Capture Laboratory. At present, he is the Treasurer of Hong Kong Web Society.

Publications

Journal

Editorship

  • Howard Leung (guest editor) and Cha Zhang, ACM 2009 Workshop on Ambient Media Computing Part II: Media Data Integration (MDI 2009), co-located with the 2009 ACM International Conference on Multimedia, ACM, 2009
  • Frederick W.B. Li and Howard Leung (guest editor), International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, Special Issue on Advanced e-Learning Technologies and Applications, Vol. 7, No. 2, April – June 2009.
  • Howard Leung (contact volume editor), Horace H.S. Ip, Oscar C. Au, Ming-Ting Sun and Wei-Ying Ma, Advances in Multimedia Information ProcessingPCM 2007, LNCS 4810, Springer, 2007.
  • Howard Leung (contact volume editor), Qing Li, Frederick Li and Rynson Lau, Advances in Web Based LearningICWL 2007, LNCS 4823, Springer, 2007.

Conference

  • Jeff Kai Tai Tang, Jacky Chun Pong Chan and Howard Leung, "Interactive Dancing Game with Real-time Recognition of Continuous Dance Moves from 3D Human Motion Capture", 5th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (ICUIMC 2011), Association for Computing Machinery; Sung Kyun Kwan University, S. Korea, Seoul, South Korea, 21-23 February 2011.
  • Yang Yang, Howard Leung, Lihua Yue and Liqun Deng, "Automatically Constructing a Compact Concept Map of Dance Motion with Motion Captured Data", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6483, (Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2010)), pp.329-338, Shanghai, China, 8-10 December 2010.
  • Yang Yang, Howard Leung, Lihua Yue and Liqun Deng, "Evaluating Human Motion Complexity Based on Un-correlation and Non-smoothness", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6298, (Proceedings of the 2010 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM 2010)), pp.538-548, Shanghai, China, 21-24 September 2010.
  • Liqun Deng, Howard Leung, Naijie Gu and Yang Yang, "Recognizing Dance Motions with Segmental SVD", 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, 23-26 August 2010.
  • Liqun Deng, Howard Leung, Naijie Gu and Yang Yang, "Automated Recognition of Sequential Patterns in Captured Motion Streams", 11th International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM 2010), Jiuzhaigou, China, 15-17 July 2010.
  • Padma Polash Paul, Howard Leung, D. A. Peterson, T. J. Sejnowski and Howard Poizner, "Detecting Neural Decision Patterns Using SVM-based EEG Classification", 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE 2010), Chengdu, China, 18-20 June 2010.
  • Padma Polash Paul, Howard Leung, David A. Peterson, Terrence J. Sejnowski and Howard Poizner, "Combining Temporal and Frequency Based Prediction for EEG Signals", 3rd International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS 2010), part of 3rd International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2010), pp.29-36, Valencia, Spain, 20-23 January 2010.
  • Zhihui Hu, Howard Leung, Yun Xu, "Weight-Adaptive Interval Neighborhood Graph for Characterizing the Difference in Spatial Relationships Between Objects", International Conference on Multimedia Information Networking and Security (MINES 2009), Vol. 1, pp.220-224, Wuhan, PRC, 18-20 November 2009.
  • Kwong-Hung Lai, Howard Leung, Jeff K.T. Tang, "Automatic Content Creation for Games to Train Students Distinguishing Similar Chinese Characters", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5686 (Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2009)), pp.215-224, Aachen, Germany, 19-21 August 2009.
  • Yang Yang, Howard Leung, Lihua Yue, "Deriving a Learning Path from the Concept Map", 2nd International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL 2009), pp.1-12, Macau, 25-27 August 2009.
  • Zhihui Hu, Howard Leung, Yun Xu, "Automated Chinese Handwriting Error Detection Using Attributed Relational Graph Matching", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5145 (Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2008)), pp.344-355, Jinhua, PRC, 20-22 August 2008.
  • Kai Tai Tang, Howard Leung, Taku Komura, Hubert P.-H. Shum, "Finding repetitive patterns in 3D human motion captured data", 2nd International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (ICUIMC 2008), pp.396-403, Suwon, South Korea, 31 January – 1 February 2008.
  • Chung Ho Chan, Howard Leung, Taku Komura, "Automatic Panel Extraction of Color Comic Images", Lecture Notes on Computer Science, Vol. 4810 (Proceedings of Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM 2007)), pp.775-784, Hong Kong, 11-14 December 2007.
  • Zhihui Hu, Howard Leung, Yun Xu, "Stroke Correspondence Based on Graph Matching for Detecting Stroke Production Errors in Chinese Character Handwriting", Lecture Notes on Computer Science, Vol. 4810 (Proceedings of Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM 2007)), pp.734-743, Hong Kong, 11-14 December 2007.
  • Howard Leung, Jacky Chan, Kai-Tai Tang, Taku Komura, "Immersive Performance Training Tools Using Motion Capture Technology", International Conference on Immersive Communications (IMMERSCOM 2007), Bussolengo, Italy, 10-12 October 2007.
  • Kai-Tai Tang and Howard Leung, "Reconstructing Strokes and Writing Sequences from Chinese Character Images", International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC 2007), pp.160-165, Hong Kong, 19-22 August 2007.
  • Ka Ki Li, Howard Leung, Sutie Lam, Cecilia Li-Tsang, "An Assessment Tool for Judging the Overall Appearance of Chinese Handwriting based on Opinions from Occupational Therapists", Lecture Notes on Computer Science, Vol. 4823 (Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2007)), pp.288-299, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 15-17 August 2007.
  • Jacky Chan and Howard Leung, "A Performance Training Room with Advanced 3D technologies in Ambient Intelligence Environment", 5th International Conference on Intelligent Multimedia & Ambient Intelligence (IMAI 2007), part of Joint Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS), pp.1510-1516, 22-24 July 2007.
  • Howard Leung, Jacky Chan, Kai-Tai Tang and Taku Komura, "Ubiquitous Performance Training Tool Using Motion Capture Technology", 1st International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, pp.185-194, Suwon, Korea, 8-9 February 2007.
  • Kai-Tai Tang and Howard Leung, "VACHE: A Ubiquitous Chinese Handwriting Education System", 1st International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, pp.309-318, Suwon, Korea, 8-9 February 2007.
  • Kai-Tai Tang and Howard Leung, "Reconstructing the Correct Writing Sequence from a Set of Chinese Character Strokes", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4285, pp 333-344, 17-19 December 2006, (Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computer Processing of Oriental Languages, Singapore) (Full Paper, Acceptance rate = 38/169 = 22.5%).
  • Kai-Tai Tang and Howard Leung, "Teaching Chinese Handwriting by Automatic Feedback and Analysis for Incorrect Stroke Sequence and Stroke Production Errors", 14th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2006), pp.107-114, Beijing, China, November 2006. (Full Paper, Acceptance rate = 50/288 = 17.4%)
  • Sam T.S. Wong, Howard Leung and Horace H.S. Ip, "Automatic Estimation of Ink Depositing Model Parameters from Analysis of Chinese Calligraphic Images", Pacific Graphics 2006 (PG 2006), pp.60-69, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2006.
  • Sam T.S. Wong, Howard Leung and Horace H.S. Ip, "Fitting Ellipses to a Region with Application in Calligraphic Stroke Reconstruction", International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2006), pp.397-400, Atlanta, USA, October 2006.
  • Sam T.S. Wong, Howard Leung and Horace H.S. Ip, "Brush Writing Style Classification from Individual Chinese Characters", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2006), Vol. 1, pp.884-887, Hong Kong, August 2006.
  • Kai-Tai Tang, Ka Ki Li and Howard Leung, "A Web-based Chinese Handwriting Education System with Automatic Feedback and Analysis”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4181, pp 176-188, 19-21 July 2006, (Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2006), Penang, Malaysia).
  • Taku Komura, Beta Lam, Rynson Lau and Howard Leung, "e-Learning Martial Arts", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4181, pp 239-248, 19-21 July 2006, (Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2006), Penang, Malaysia).
  • Howard Leung and Hui Kang, "Stroke Extraction for Chinese Calligraphy Images", Asia Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing (VIP2005), Hong Kong, December 2005.
  • Kerry Tsang and Howard Leung, "Teaching Stroke Order for Chinese Characters by Using Minimal Feedback", International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2005), Hong Kong, August 2005.
  • Sam T.S. Wong, Howard Leung and Horace H.S. Ip, "Model-based Analysis of Chinese Calligraphy Images", 9th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV05), London, England, July 2005.
  • Bin Peng and Howard Leung, "A Two-level Evaluation Scheme for Chinese Handwriting", 12th Conference of the International Graphonomics Society (IGS2005), Salerno, Italy, June 2005.
  • Taku Komura, Howard Leung, Shunsuke Kudoh, James Kuffner, "A Feedback Controller for Biped Humanoids that Can Counteract Large Perturbations During Gait", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2005, pp.2001-2007.
  • Taku Komura, Howard Leung, James Kuffner "Animating Reactive Motions for Biped Locomotion", ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology 2004 (ACM VRST 2004), Hong Kong, November 2004.
  • Howard Leung and Taku Komura, "Web-based Handwriting Education with Animated Virtual Teacher", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3143, 8-11 August 2004, pp 293-300, (Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2004): Advances in Web-based Learning, Springer, Beijing, PRC).
  • Howard Leung, “Analysis of Traditional Chinese Seals and Synthesis of Personalized Seals”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expos (ICME 2004), Taipei, Taiwan, June 2004.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Hierarchical Matching for Retrieval of Hand-Drawn Sketches", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2003), Vol. 2, pp.29-32, Baltimore, MD, July 2003.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Retrieval of Hand-Drawn Sketches With Partial Matching", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2003), Vol. 3, pp.5-8, Hong Kong, China, April 2003.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "eMeeting: A Multimedia Application for Interactive Meeting and Seminar", IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom 2002), Vol. 3, pp.2994-2998, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 2002.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Retrieval of Sketches Based on Spatial Relation Between Strokes", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2002), Vol. 1, pp. 908-911, New York, September 2002.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Trademark Retrieval Using Contour-Skeleton Stroke Classification", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2002), Lausanne, Switzerland, August 2002.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "User-Independent Retrieval of Free-Form Hand-Drawn Sketches", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2002), Vol. 2, pp.2029-2032, Orlando, Florida, May 2002. Belle Tseng, Zon-Yin Shae,
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Immersive Whiteboards in a Networked Collaborative Environment", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2001), Tokyo, August 2001.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Compression with Mosaic Prediction for Image-Based Rendering Applications", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2000), Vol. 3., pp.1649-1652, New York, July 2000.
  • Wing Ho Leung, Khalid Goudeaux, Sooksan Panichpapiboon, Sy-Bor Wang and Tsuhan Chen, "Networked Intelligent Collaborative Environment (NetICE)", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2000), Vol. 3., pp.1645-1648, New York, July 2000.
  • Wing Ho Leung, Belle L. Tseng and Tsuhan Chen, "Realistic Video Avatar", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 2000), Vol. 2, pp.631-634, New York, July 2000.
  • Wing Ho Leung and Tsuhan Chen, "Networked Collaborative Environment with animated 3D avatar", IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Los Angeles, California, Dec 1998.

Awards and Honors

  • 21st Annual Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents (CASA 2008), Best Paper (runner up), Sep. 2008
  • Hong Kong ICT Awards 2007: Best Lifestyle (Social and Spiritual Wellbeing), Certificate of Merit, Jan. 2008
  • Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC 2007), Lotfi Zadeh Best Paper Award, Aug. 2007
  • International Conference on Web-Based Learning (ICWL2004), Best Presentation Howard Leung and Taku Komura, Aug. 2004
  • Government of Quebec, Graduate Scholarship FCAR, 1998-1999
  • James McGill Scholarship, McGill University, 1995-1998
  • McGill University, Dean’s Honor List, 1996-1997
  • McGill University, J.W. McConnell Award, 1996-1997
  • Canadian Euclid Mathematical Contest, Gold medal, 1995
  • American High School Mathematics Examination, 1st Place in Quebec, 1995
  • International Mathematical Olympiad Qualifying Exam, 6th position, 1994
  • Canadian Descartes Mathematical Contest, Gold medal, 1994
  • Canadian Mathematical Olympiad, 4th prize, 1994
  • Canadian Invitational Mathematical Competition, Gold medal, 1994
  • Concours Mathématiques du Québec, Gold medal, 1994
  • Canadian Fermat Mathematical Contest, Gold medal, 1994