Last update: March 18, 2012

 

Liu Wenyin

Curriculum Vitae

 

E-mail: csliuwycityu.edu.hk , liuwenyingmail.com

Homepage: http://www.cs.cityu.edu.hk/~liuwy/;

Male, Healthy.

Citizen of P.R. of China

Family status: Married with one child.

Mail address:

Department of Computer Science

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel:  (852) 3442 4730

Fax: (852) 3442 0503

LANGUAGES

Chinese (native); English (fluent both in translation and interpretation)

Academic Degrees

D. Sc.               Information Management Engineering

                        Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management,

                        Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel,

                        Advisor: Dr. Dov Dori, 1995-1998

                        Graduated with honors.

M. Eng.           Computer Applications

                        Dept. of Computer Science and Technology,

                        Tsinghua University, Beijing, PR. China,

                        Advisor: Prof. Jia Peifa, 1990-1992

B. Eng.            Computer Science and Technology

                        Dept. of Computer Science and Technology

                        Tsinghua University, Beijing, PR. China, 1983-1988

                        Graduated with honors.

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Graphics recognition
    • Image understanding and pattern recognition,
    • Benchmarking computer vision and pattern recognition algorithms/systems,
    • Sketch understanding,
    • Multi-touch gesture design and recognition
    • Automated engineering drawing interpretation,
    • Document analysis and recognition
  • Web-based information management
    • Web document analysis,
    • Anti-Phishing,
    • Web mining
    • User Interactive Question Answering

ACADEMIC HONORS

Membership in international professional organizations

IAPR (Fellow), IAPR-TC10, IEEE (Senior Member)

Professional experience

2005.12-present: Guest Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

2005.9-present:  Joint PhD Supervisor, Joint Research Center of University of Science and Technology of China and City University of Hong Kong, Suzhou, China

2003.4-2007.5   Founding CEO, Zhuhai Faster Software Technoglogy Co. Ltd. (FasterSoft) (spinoff of Zhuhai R&D Center of City University of Hong Kong)

2002.1-present:  Assistant Professor, Dept of Computer Science, City Univ. of Hong Kong.

Research areas: Graphics Recognition, Anti-Phishing, Question Answering,

Reprehensive developed systems/research projects:

SiteWatcher (a series of commercial products for anti-phishing, its end-user version has more than 50,000 downloads at http://download.cnet.com/Reasonable-Anti-phishing-Toolbar/3000-12512_4-175229.html, http://antiphishing.reasonables.com/, and http://download.cnet.com/Reasonable-Anti-phishing-Toolbar/3000-12512_4-10804570.html  and other places, its service version at www.SiteWatcher.cn has received more than 20,000 queries, and its enterprise version has been sold two licenses. This project has also been widely reported in local media in 3 languages, including Cable TV and Sing Dao Daily);

BuyAns (a user-interactive question answering system using semantic patterns to ask and answer, at www.BuyAns.com);

QuickDiagram (an online sketching recognition and understanding system, released as an open source project at http://code.google.com/p/quickdiagram/);

Cervical Smear Image Processing and Classification System (released as an open source project at http://code.google.com/p/rgvf-single/)

Research areas: Graphics Recognition, Anti-Phishing, Question Answering,

1999.1-2002.1:   Researcher, Microsoft Research China/Asia.

Research areas: Personalized Web-based information management, User modeling and personalization, Multimedia information retrieval, Content based image retrieval, Multimedia database, Image understanding and pattern recognition, Graphics recognition,

Developed systems or research projects:

MiAlbum (for personal photo image management: organization, search, semi-automatic annotation); iFind (for web-based image search); Clip-art image retrieval; Smart Sketchpad (an on-line graphics recognition system); Media Agents (a personalized media management system) and MiXP, PhotoServer (an image related research supporting platform); MediaLand (a multimedia database based on SQL Server 2000), VideoObjSeg (a semi-automatic video object segmentation system), Image Synthesis, etc.

1998.6-1998.12:Lecturer, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. of China.

CAD Center, Dept. of Computer Science & Technology.

research area: automated engineering drawing interpretation, computer graphics.

1997.11-1998.5:Senior Software Design Engineer, SlangSoft, Ramat Gan, Israel.

Systems developed: EMULE SDK, a Java development environment supporting  internationalization for more than 41 languages.

1995.3-1997.11:Ph.D. student, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management.

Research area: vectorization and machine drawing understanding.

Systems developed: MDUS system for vectorization and engineering drawings understanding; (for X-Windows in SGI Indy workstation). Part of MDUS won the first place in the Dashed line detection contest held during the International Workshop of Graphics Recognition, Penn. State Univ., USA, Aug. 9-11, 1995. OPCAT (part) system as a graphic tool for system development using the object-process methodology proposed by Dr. Dov Dori. JAVAMDUS, an Java applet for web interface to MDUS running on the server, which won a third prize in the ACM International Java Programming Contest (ACM Quest for Java’97, http://www.acm.org/jquest/webquest1.html) sponsored by ACM and IBM, 1997. The system is released as an open source project (VrLiu) at http://code.google.com/p/vrliu/.

1992.8-1995.3:   Lecturer, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. of China.

CAD Center, Dept. of Computer Science & Technology.

research area :  automated engineering drawing interpretation.

developed systems: THRV system for engineering drawings vectorization (for MS Windows on PC); HoliBase&HoliDraw system for architectural drawing editing (for MS Windows on PC).

1991.9-1992.6:   Software Design Engineer, Dais Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

Beijing, P.R. of China.

1988.7-1990.8:   Assist. Engineer, Geophysics Research Institute, ZhuoZhou, P.R. China.

Associated Editor or Member of Editorial BOARD OF Journals

1.       International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR, http://www.springer.com/west/home/computer/imaging?SGWID=4-149-70-1122349-detailsPage=journal|editorialBoard ) ISSN: 1433-2833 (print version); ISSN: 1433-2825 (electronic version); Journal no. 10032; Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006-2011

2.       IET Computer Vision (IET CVI), ISSN: 1751-9632 (print version); ISSN: 1751-9640 (online version); The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2011-

Selected Patents

1.       Semi-Automatic Annotation of Multimedia Objects (Inventors: Liu Wenyin and Zhang Hongjiang), US Patent # 7,627,556, issued date: Dec. 1, 2009

2.       Image synthesis by illuminating a virtual deviation-mapped surface, (Inventors: LIU, Wenyin, Zhong Hua, Xu Ying-Qing), US Patent 6,674,918, issued date: Jan. 6, 2004

3.       Image retrieval systems and methods with semantic and feature based relevance feedback, (Inventors: Liu Wenyin, Zhang Hongjiang, and Lu Ye), US Patent # 7,529,732, issued date: May. 5, 2009, European Patent# EP1202187, Aug. 1, 2007

4.       Media agent, (Inventors: Liu Wenyin, Zhang Hongjiang, and Chen Zheng), US Patent # 7,493,312, issued date: Feb. 17, 2009

5.       Media agent to suggest contextually related media content, (Inventors: Liu Wenyin, Zhang Hongjiang, and Chen Zheng), US Patent # 7,283,992, issued date: Oct. 16, 2007

6.       Media content search engine incorporating text content and user log mining, (Inventors: Li Mingjing, Zhang Hongjiang, Liu Wenyin, and Chen Zheng), US Patent 7,231,381, issued date: June. 12, 2007

7.       Statistical Bigram Correlation Model for Image Retrieval, (Inventors: Li, Mingjing, Chen Zhen, Liu Wenyin, and Zhang Hongjiang). US Patent # 7,430,566, issued date: Sep 30, 2008

8.       User Intention Modeling for Web Navigation (Inventors: Chen Zhen, Sun Xiaoming, and Liu Wenyin). US Patent # 6,993,586, issued date: January 31, 2006

 

Research Grants:

1.       PI: CityU I2R Fund: SiteWatcher – A Web Service for Phishing Detection Based on Cloud Computing (Mar. 2012~Feb. 2013), HK$400,000.

2.       PI: Fund of the State Key Lab. for Novel Software Technology (Nanjing University) (January 2012~December 2012), CNY 40,000.

3.       PI: CityU SRG (7002696): User Interest Modeling and Its Application for Question Recommendation in User-Interactive Question Answering Systems (April 2011~March 2013), HK$180,000

4.       PI: CityU SRG (7002560): Term Weighting Schemes for Question Categorization (April 2010~March 2012), HK$180,000

5.       Co-Investigator (CI): National Science Foundation of China (NFSC) (91024012)Web information propagation and evolvement mechanism of infrequent fatal emergency based on complex semantic link network .2011.01-2013.12, CNY300,000 (with Xiangfeng LUO as PI)

6.       Co-Investigator (CI): Hong Kong RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG/GRF) (CityU 142210, 9041587): Modeling Longitudinal E-commerce Sales Responses with Attribute-Level Consumer Review Scores Using Text Mining), HK$430,000 (with Wenyu Dou as PI)

7.       PI: Fund of the State Key Lab. for Novel Software Technology (Nanjing University) (January 2010~December 2011), CNY 60,000.

8.       PI: CityU SRG (7002488): A Short Text Similarity Assessment Method Based on Probabilistic Topics and Its Application to Question Categorization (April 2009~March 2011), HK$166,148

9.       PI: CityU SRG (7002336): Automatic Generation of Semantic Patterns for User-Interactive Question Answering (April 2008~March 2010), HK$180,000

10.   PI: Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) (9440058, ITS/011/07): SiteWatcher—an Anti-Phishing System (September 2007~August 2008), HK$1,014,400 (ITF) + HK$100,000 (industrial sponsorship) + 20% (CityU Top-up).

11.   PI: Hong Kong RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG) (CityU 117907, 9041247): Safeguard against Unicode-based Internet Identity Frauds (July 2007~July 2009), HK$669,600 (CERG) + HK$66,960 (CityU Top-up).

12.   PI: CityU SRG (7002137): Answer Clustering and Fusion in a User-Interactive Question Answering System (April 2007~March 2009), HK$176,800

13.   PI: CityU SRG (7002021) and fundable CERG: A Statistical Approach to Symbol Recognition based on Kernel Density Matching (Oct 2006~Sept 2008), HK$180,000

14.   PI: Zhuhai Innovation Fund: The Faster Phishing Website Detection System (May 2006~April 2008)), RMB Yuan 300,000.

15.   PI: CityU Applied R&D Grant (9610036): Fighting Phishing and Other Internet Crimes (Feb. 2006~Jan. 2008), HK$850,000 (incl. 100K sponsorship from Reasonable Software House Limited).

16.   PI: PROCORE-FRANCE/HONG KONG JOINT RESEARCH SCHEME (F-HK04/05T, 9050187): Knowledge representation issues for the performance evaluation of graphic symbol recognition methods (Jan. 2006~Dec. 2007), HK$28,000/year for two years (with French PI: Karl Tombre, LORIA)

17.   PI: CityU SRG (7001842) and fundable CERG: A Generic Approach to Online Freehand Stroke Segmentation and User Adaptation (Sept 2005~August 2007), HK$180,000

18.   PI: CityU SRG (7001771): Pen Gesture Design and Recognition for Sketching-based Graphics Input and Editing (June 2005~June 2007), HK$175,800

19.   CI: French Ministry of Defense and French Ministry of Research: Performance Evaluation of Symbol Recognition (French acronym: EPEIRES), PI: Dr. Philippe Dosch at LORIA, France.

20.   PI: Zhuhai R&D Project: An Antiphishing System (June 2005~May 2006)), RMB Yuan 200,000.

21.   PI: Zhuhai Startup Fund for Returned Oversea Students: Faster SMS System (June 2005~May 2006)), RMB Yuan 70,000.

22.   PI: Hong Kong RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG) (CityU 1147/04E, 9040900): An Efficient Approach to On-line Recognition of Composite Graphic Objects (July 2004~July 2006), HK$339,414 (CERG) + HK$50,000 (CityU Top-up).

23.   Subproject PI: Sub-Project: Intelligent Human-Computer Interaction Models (in the China Semantic Grid Research Plan—A National Grand Fundamental Research 973 Program, Project No. 2003CB317000, May 2004~May 2009), RMB Yuan 300,000+.

24.   PI: CityU FSE Grant (9360089): Research on Information Utilization and Management Models of Personal Users (June 2004~June 2006), HK$200,000

25.   PI: CityU SRG (7001644): User Interest Detection on Web Pages for Building Personalized Information Agent (April 2004~June 2006, completed), HK$176,800

26.   Co-Investigator (CI): CityU SRG (7001564 -- CityU 1107/03E): Modeling Data and User Characteristics by Peer Indexing in Content-based Image Retrieval (September 2003- August 2006), HK$177,000 (with Qing Li as PI)

27.   PI: CityU DAG (7100292): A Graphic Tool and Environment for Web Services Composition (June 2003~February 2005, completed), HK$99,908.

28.   Co-Principle Investigator (Co-PI): CityU Applied R&D Grant (9640009): SMART: A Short Message Animation and Reprocessing Tool (April 2003~April 2005), HK$600,000 (in collaboration with Qing Li).

29.   PI: CityU SRG (7001462): MyEmailMate: A Personalized Agent for Semi-Automatic Management of Emails (March 2003~March 2005, completed), HK$158,000.

30.   PI: CityU DAG (7100247): User-Adaptive Recognition of Sketchy Shapes on SmartSketchpad (July 2002~March 2003, completed), HK$93,990

31.   PI: Hong Kong RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG) (CityU 1073/02E, 9040694): A Federated Approach to Technical Drawings Re-Engineering for Web-based Information Systems (July 2002~July 2005, completed), HK$413,404 + 150,000 (CityU Top-up).

32.   Principle Investigator (PI): A Research Project from Boeing Company: Text/Graphics Segmentation (July 2000~Dec 2000, completed), US$4,000.

Students Supervised

PhD:

Graduated:

1.       LIU Gang, 2007 ~ 2011, Dissertation title: Phishing Detection with Computational Techniques and Human Effort

2.       HAO Tianyong, 2007 ~ 2010, Dissertation title: Semantic Patterns for Question Answering (Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong, 2008 and 2009)

3.       ZHANG Wan, 2005 ~ 2008, Dissertation title: Approaches to Symbol Recognition and Spotting (Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong, 2007, and Third Place in the Hong Kong Area of the Microsoft Imagine Cup contest, May 2005)

4.       CHEN Wei, 2006 ~ 2009 (co-supervised with Prof. Qing Li, 50%), Dissertation title: Community-Based Multimedia Information Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks

5.       Fu Yingjie, 2003 ~ 2006 (co-supervised with Prof. Deng Xiaotie, 50%), Dissertation title: WEB IDENTITY SECURITY: ADVANCED PHISHING ATTACKS AND COUNTER MEASURES

6.       NI Xingliang, 2007 ~ 2011 (co-supervised with Prof. Hua Bei from USTC, Suzhou, won the CityU Peter Ho Scholarship 2011)

7.       SONG Wanpeng, 2006 ~ 2010 (co-supervised with Prof. Gu Naijie from USTC, Suzhou)

8.       LI Huan, 2005 ~ 2009 (co-supervised with Prof. Chen Xiaoping from USTC, Suzhou)

9.       LI Xin, 2005 ~ 2009 (co-supervised with Prof. Chen Xiaoping from USTC, Suzhou)

10.   HU Dawei, 2005 ~ 2008 (co-supervised with Prof. Chen Enhong from USTC, Suzhou)

In Progress:

KONG Xiangfei. 2009 ~

QUAN Xiaojun, 2009 ~ 2012 (Obtain the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies Scholarship, which is the Highest Honor for research students at City University of Hong Kong and only awarded to less than 10 students every year)

QIU Bite, 2010 ~

LU Zhi, 2010 ~

LU Yao, 2008 ~  (co-supervised with Prof. XU Yinlong from USTC, Suzhou)

MPhil:

Graduated:

11.   Mr. LU Zhi, Oct. 2008 ~ Sept. 2010, Thesis: ArrogateText: a Content-based Approach to Shanzhai Website Detection

12.   Mr. QIU Bite, Sept. 2008 ~ May 2010, Thesis: Phishing Target Detection

13.   Mr. MENG Shengguang, Oct. 2007 ~ Sept. 2009, Thesis: Automated Assets Management Based on RFID-triggered Alarm Messages

14.   Mr. YU, Yajie, July 2005 ~ July 2007, Thesis: Online Sketched Symbol Recognition.

15.   Mr. FENG, Min, July 2005 ~ July 2007, Thesis: A Short Text Modeling Method and Its Applications in an Interactive Question Answering System. (First Place in the 2nd IAPR Contest on Symbol Recognition, Hong Kong, August 2005)

16.   Mr. HUANG, Guanglin, September 2003 ~ October 2005, Thesis: Web Document Analysis and Its Application to Anti-Phishing. (Third Place in the Hong Kong Area of the Microsoft Imagine Cup contest, May 2005)

17.   Mr. LUO, Yan, September 2002 ~ July 2004, Thesis: An Interactive Approach to Graphics Recognition for Engineering Drawings Analysis.

 

Selected Final Year Projects:

2006/2007:

MAN, Kin Pong (Carlos) 50498961 Project Title: Anti-phishing: Server Side Support for SiteWatcher, Awards Received:

1. Certificate from FSE: Dean's List in the Semester B of 2006/2007 academic year for outstanding academic performance.

2. Hong Kong ICT Awards 2007: Best Innovation and Research Award Presented to SiteWatcher - client and server support against phishing attacks.

3. Certificate friom FSE: The project, Server Side Support for SiteWatcher, an Antiphishing Software, was selected and was showcased during the FSE Student Project Exhibition held on 30th - 31 st May 2007.

 

Examiner of Research Thesis:

1.             Mr. Mickael COUSTATY, “Contribution a l’analyse complexe de documents anciens. application aux letterines”, Doctor of Philosophy (Supervisor: Jean-Marc Ogier), Universite de la Rochelle, France, October, 2011

2.             Mr. Matthew S. Turner, “REDDL: A Language for Rapid Development of Document Editor Applications”, Doctor of Philosophy (Supervisor: Michael Hobbs), Deakin University, Australia. May, 2007.

3.             Mr. MAK Hon Chung Edmund (50002529), “An Object XML Framework for Rich Media Retrieval”, September 24, 2005 (Supervisor: Dr. Qing Li), City University of Hong Kong.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-:               Digital Media and Rights Management (CS4290/5290)

                        BSCS/MSCS, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2008:                Operating Systems (CS3101)

                        BSCS, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2005-2007:        Software Engineering I (CS5351)

                        MSCS, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2003-2006:        Software Design (CS3342)

                        BSCCS, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2002:                Software Engineering (CS6301)

                        MSC, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2002-2006:        Software Engineering Practice (CS3343)

                        BSCCS, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2002:                Computer Programming for Engineers and Scientists (CS2362)

                        BEIE, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2001, Sept. 9:    Engineering Drawings Understanding and CAD Conversion (EDUCAD2001) (ICDAR2001 Tutorial), with Dr. Dov Dori.

                        Seattle, USA.

1998:                Reading and Writing of Computer Science Papers in English

                        Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

1997, Aug. 17:   Engineering Drawings Recognition (ICDAR97 Tutorial), with Dr. Dov Dori.

                        Ulm, Germany.

1997:                Technical Document Understanding, Teaching Assistant to Dr. Dov Dori.

                        Technion, Israel.

1996:                Computerized Engineering Drawings, Teaching Assistant to Dr. Dov Dori.

                        Technion, Israel.

1992-1994:        Programming in C.

                        Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

university Administration and Local community services

·      Final Year Project Coordinator, Dept of CS, City University of Hong Kong, 2007-

·      Member of the Departmental Resources Resources Committee, Dept of CS, City University of Hong Kong, 2004-

·      Member of the BSc Programme Committee for Applied Biology, Applied Chemistry, and Environmental Science, City University of Hong Kong, 2003-2007

·      External Examiner

Higher Diploma Courses, Hong Kong Vocational Training Council, Institute of Vocation Education, Tuen Mun Campus, Hong Kong SAR, 2005-2006

·      MeNTOR

Mentoring Scheme (Computer Science Stream), Education and Manpower Bureau, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Government (contact: Alex Lee, kflee@emb.gov.hk). 2006-2008

Invited Talks (selective List):

  1. Sept 24, 2011, “Human-Aided Machine Intelligence—A Typical Web2.0 Application”, The 2011 International Conference on Web Information Systems and Mining (WISM’11) and The 2011 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence (AICI'11), Taiyuan, China
  2. May 3, 2011, “Anti-Phishing and Phishing Target Detection - SiteWatcher”, Professional Information Security Association Limited, Hong Kong, (Host: Mr. Jim Shek)
  3. March 21, 2008, “User-Interactive Question Answering System: A Manual Search Engine and A Typical Web 2.0 Application”, Baidu.com, (host: Dr. HONG Tao)
  4. Jan. 14, 2008, “Active and Visual Approaches to Anti-Phishing”, Digital PhishNet Conference, Singapore
  5. Dec. 23, 2007, “User-Interactive Question Answering System: A Manual Search Engine and A Typical Web 2.0 Application”, 1st Workshop on Web Sciences, Southeast University, Nanjing (host: Prof. Qu Yuzhong)
  6. May 28, 2007, “Internet Identity Frauds and Counter Measures”, Tencent, Shenzhen, China, (host: Jin Fang)
  7. Nov. 27, 2006, “BuyAns.com—Incentive Models and Technologies for Web 2.0 and Beyond”, Google China, Beijing, (host: Edward Chang)
  8. Sept. 1, 2005, “Visual Approaches to Anti-Phishing”, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea, Host: Young-bin Kwon.
  9. May 28, 2004, “Personalized Information Agents”, NEC Research China, Beijing, Host: Dr. Min-Yu Hsueh
  10. August 1, 2003, “On-Line Graphics Recognition: Problems, Approaches, and Applications”, HP R&D Center (Inkjet Commercial Division), Sant Cugat el Valles, Barcelona, Spain, Host: Andrew Mackenzie (amackenzie@hp.com)
  11. June 27, 2002, “Semi-Automatic Email Management”, Sun China Engineering and Research Institute, Beijing, Host: Dr. Li Gong
  12. March 12, 1999, “Engineering Drawing Recognition and Understanding”, The Boeing Company, Seattle, Host: Larry Baum

Professional Activities (Selective list)

  1. Member of the executive committee of IEEE Hong Kong Computer Chapter, 2012
  2. Member of IAPR Fellow Committee, 2010-2012
  3. Chair of Technical Committee 10 (on Graphics Recognition) of the International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR). 2006.10-2010.8
  4. Chair (2009) and Member (2007, 2011) of the ICDAR Awards Committee
  5. Member of the ICDAR Advisory Board, 2007-2010
  6. Competition Co-Chair, International Conference on Documents Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2009, 2011, 2015)
  7. Chair for Local Arrangement, IUI 2010: ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Hong Kong, Feb. 7-10, 2010.
  8. Program Co-Chair, the 8th IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition (GREC2009), City University of La Rochelle, France, July 22-23, 2009.
  9. Co-Chair, First WWW Workshop on Question Answering on the Web (QAWeb2008), April 22, 2008, Beijing, China
  10. Chair, First International Workshop on Question Answering (QA2007), Oct. 28, 2007, Xi’An, China
  11. Program Co-Chair, the 7th IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition (GREC2007), Brazil, September, 2007.
  12. Chair of Program Committee, The Fifth International Conference on Web-based Learning, 19-21 July, 2006, Penang, Malaysia
  13. Publication Chair, Member of Program Committee, The Fourth International Conference on Web-based Learning, 31st July - 3rd August, 2005, Hong Kong SAR, China.
  14. General Chair and Contest Chair, The Sixth IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition (GREC2005)Member of Program Committee, the International Workshop on Challenges in Web Information Retrieval and Integration, April 8-9, 2005, Tokyo, Japan.
  15. Publication Chair and Tutorial Chair, Member of Program Committee, Third International Conference on Web-based Learning, Beijing, August 9-11, 2004
  16. Contest Chair and Member of Program Committee, The Fifth IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition, Barcelona, Spain, July 30-31, 2003
  17. Contest Chair and Member of Program Committee, Fourth IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition, Kingston, Ontario, Canada September 7-8, 2001
  18. Treasurer, the Second IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, October 24-26, 2001, Beijing, China (http://research.microsoft.com/~PCM2001)

PUBLICATIONS

Citations and H-Indices:

Google Scholar:     about 2600 citations of all papers ever published

H-index in Harzing’s Publish or Perish is 28

 

Books/Editorship

1.       Qing Li, Liu Wenyin, Xiangfeng Luo, and Cristina Conati, guest editor(s), special issue of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, on Intelligent Tutoring and Coaching Systems, to be published in 2012.

2.       Liu Wenyin and Ernest Valveny, guest editor(s), special issue of International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, on Performance Evaluation of Document Analysis and Recognition Algorithms (selected papers related to ICDAR2009 competitions), Volume 14, Issue 1 (2011), Editorial (DOI: 10.1007/s10032-010-0145-1)

3.       Jean-Marc Ogier, Liu Wenyin, and Josep Lladós (Eds.), Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and New Trends (Selected and revised papers from Proc. 8th International Workshop, GREC 2009, La Rochelle, France, July 2009), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6020, 2010, ISBN 978-3-642-13727-3

4.       Liu Wenyin, Josep Lladós, and Jean-Marc Ogier (Eds.), Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and New Opportunities (Selected and revised papers from Proc. 7th International Workshop, GREC 2007, Curitiba, Brazil, September 2007), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.  5046, 2008, 336p, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), ISBN: 978-3-540-88184-1, DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-88188-9, Sept 22, 2008

5.       Frederick Li, Rynson Lau, Wenyin Liu, guest editor(s), special issue of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, on Emerging E-Learning Technologies, vol. 5, no. 2, i-ii, 2007.

6.       Liu Wenyin, Qing Li, and Rynson Lau (Eds.), Advances in Web-Based Learning (Post-conference Proceedings of ICWL 2006 -- Fifth International Conference on Web-Based Learning,  Penang, Malaysia, July 19-21, 2006, selected papers), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.  4181, DOI, 10.1007/11925293, ISBN, 978-3-540-49027-2, Online Date, Wednesday, October 25, 2006

7.       Liu Wenyin and Josep Lladós (Eds.), Graphics Recognition: Ten Year Review and Perspectives (Selected and revised papers from Proc. 6th International Workshop, GREC 2005, Hong Kong, August 2005), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.  3926, 2006, 437p, ISBN: , July 26, 2006, DOI: 10.1007/11767978

8.       Rynson Lau, Qing Li, Ronnie Cheung, Liu Wenyin (Eds.), Advances in Web-Based Learning (Proceedings of ICWL 2005Fourth International Conference on Web-Based Learning, Hong Kong SAR, China, July 31 – August 3, 2005), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.  3583, 2005, 420p, ISBN: 3-540-27895-5

9.       Liu Wenyin, Shi Yuanchun, and Hai Zhuge, guest editor(s), special section of World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems, on Web-based Learning, vol. 8, 1-2, 2005.

10.   Liu Wenyin, Shi Yuanchun; Qing Li (Eds.), Advances in Web-Based Learning (Proceedings of ICWL 2004 -- Third International Conference on Web-Based Learning,  Beijing, China, August 8-11, 2004), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.  3143, 2004, 459p, ISBN: 3-540-22542-0

 

Journal Papers (selective list)

  1. Kuan Li, Zhi Lu, Liu Wenyin, Jianping Yin, “Cytoplasm and Nucleus Segmentation in Cervical Smear Images using Radiating GVF Snake”, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 45 (2012), No. 2, pp. 1255-1264, published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2011.09.018, open source code at http://code.google.com/p/rgvf-single/.
  2. Xingliang Ni, Yao Lu, Xiaojun Quan, Liu Wenyin, Bei Hua, “User Interest Modeling and Its Application for Question Recommendation in User-Interactive Question Answering Systems”, Information Processing & Management, Vol. 48 (March 2012), No. 2, pp. 218-233, published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.09.002
  3. Tianyong Hao, Feifei Xu, Jingsheng Lei,  Liu Wenyin, Qing Li, “Toward Automatic Answers in User-Interactive Question Answering Systems”, The International Journal of  Software Science and Computational Intelligence, 3(4): 52-66 (October-December 2011)
  4. Xiaojun Quan, Liu Wenyin, Wenyu Dou, Hui Xiong, Yong Ge, “Link Graph Analysis for Business Site Selection”, IEEE Computer, Vol. 45, No. 3 (March 2012), pp. 64-69, DOI: 10.1109/MC.2011.260   
  5. Yao Lu, Xiaojun Quan, Jingsheng Lei, Xingliang Ni, Wenyin Liu and Yinlong Xu, Semantic Link Analysis for Finding Answer Experts”, Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Special Issue for TAAI, Vol. 28 No. 1, pp. 51-65 (January 2012)
  6. Liu Wenyin, Gang Liu, Bite Qiu, Xiaojun Quan, “Antiphishing through Phishing Target Discovery”, IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 16, no. 2 (March/April 2012), pp. 52-60, DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2011.103
  7. Haijun Zhang, Gang Liu, Tommy W. S. Chow, and Wenyin Liu Textual and Visual Content-based Anti-phishing: A Bayesian Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 1532-1546 (October 2011). DOI:  10.1109/TNN.2011.2161999. 
  8. Xiaojun Quan, Liu Wenyin, and Bite Qiu “Term Weighting Schemes for Question Categorization”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 33, No. 5 (May 2011), pp. 1009-1021, http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2010.154
  9. Liu Wenyin, Xiaojun Quan, Min Feng, Bite Qiu, “A Short Text Modeling Method Combining Semantic and Statistical Information”, Information Sciences, Volume 180, Issue 20, 15 October 2010, pp. 4031-4041, 2010, DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2010.06.021
  10. Xingliang Ni, Xiaojun Quan, Zhi Lu, Liu Wenyin, Bei Hua, “Short Text Clustering by Finding Core Terms”, Knowledge and Information Systems, Volume 27, Issue 3 (2011), pp. 345-365. DOI: 10.1007/s10115-010-0299-7
  11. Wanpeng Song, Liu Wenyin, Naijie Gu, Xiaojun Quan, Tianyong Hao, “Automatic Categorization of Questions for User-Interactive Question Answering”, Information Processing & Management, Volume 47, Issue 2, March 2011, Pages 147-156. (published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2010.03.002)
  12. Liu Wenyin, Ning Fang, Xiaojun Quan, Bite Qiu, and Gang Liu, “Discovering Phishing Target Based on Semantic Link Network”, Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 26, No. 3, March 2010, pp. 381-388.
  13. Xiaojun Quan, Gang Liu, Zhi Lu, Xingliang Ni, Liu Wenyin, “Short Text Similarity based on Probabilistic Topics”, Knowledge and Information Systems, Volume 25, Issue 3 (2010), pp. 473-491. published online at  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10115-009-0250-y
  14. Shengguang Meng, Eleanna Kafeza, Dickson K. W. Chiu, Liu Wenyin, Qing Li, “Automated Management of Assets Based on RFID triggered Alarm Messages”, Information Systems Frontiers, 12(5), pp 563578 (September 2010), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10796-009-9219-3  
  15. Liu Wenyin, Tianyong Hao, Wei Chen, Min Feng, “A Web-based Platform for User-Interactive Question-Answering”, World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems, vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2009), pp107-124, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11280-008-0051-3  
  16. Huan Li, Xin Li, Dawei Hu, Tianyong Hao, Liu Wenyin, Xiaoping Chen, “Adaptation Rule Learning for Case-Based Reasoning”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol. 21, No. 5 (2009), pp. 673-689.
  17. Dawei Hu, Wei Chen, Qingtian Zeng, Tianyong Hao, Feng Min, Liu Wenyin, “Using a User-interactive QA System for Personalized e-Learning”, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 6(3):1-22, July-September, 2008.
  18. Jun Yang, Qing Li, Liu Wenyin, Yueting Zhuang, “Content-based Retrieval of Flash Movies: Research Issues, Generic Framework, and Future Directions”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 34:1-23, 2007.
  19. Tianyong Hao, Dawei Hu, Liu Wenyin (corresponding author), Qingtian Zeng, “Semantic Patterns for User-Interactive Question Answering”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, vol. 20(7): 783-799, May, 2008, 2007.

20.   E. Valveny, P. Dosch, Adam Winstanley, Yu Zhou, Su Yang, Luo Yan, Liu Wenyin, Dave Elliman, Mathieu Delalandre, Sébastien Adam, Jean-marc Ogier ,”A General Framework for the Evaluation of Symbol Recognition Methods”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), vol. 9, 59-74, 2007.

21.   W. Chen, Q. Zeng, Liu Wenyin, T. Hao, “A User Reputation Model for a User-Interactive Question Answering System”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, vol. 19(15), pp. 2091 - 2103 2007.

  1. Liu Wenyin, Xiaotie Deng, Guanglin Huang, Yingjie Fu, “An AntiPhishing Strategy based on Visual Similarity Assessment”, IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 10,  no. 2,  pp. 58-65, March/April, 2006. DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2006.23 
  2. Wan Zhang, Liu Wenyin, and Kun Zhang, “Symbol Recognition with Kernel Density Matching, IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Vol. 28, No. 12, pp. 2020-2024, Dec. 2006. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2006.254
  3. Anthony Y. Fu, Xiaotie Deng, Liu Wenyin, “REGAP: A Tool for Unicode-based Web Identity Fraud Detection”, Journal of Digital Forensic Practice (JDFP), Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 83-97, 2006. DOI: 10.1080/15567280600995501
  4. Anthony Y. Fu, Liu Wenyin, Xiaotie Deng, “Detecting Phishing Webpages with Visual Similarity Assessment based on Earth Mover’s Distance (EMD)”, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 301-311, 2006. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TDSC.2006.50 
  5. Liu Wenyin, Wan Zhang, and Luo Yan, “An Interactive Example-Driven Approach to Graphics Recognition in Engineering Drawings”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), vol. 9, 13-29, 2007. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10032-006-0025-x   
  6. Jun Yang, Qing Li, Liu Wenyin, Yueting Zhuang,Searching for Flash Movies on the Web: A Content and Context Based Framework”, World Wide Web, Vol. 8(4), pp. 495-517, 2005. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11280-005-0905-x
  7. Liu Yin, Liu Wenyin, Jiang Changjun, “Object-Process Diagrams as Explicit Graphic Tool for Web Service Composition”, Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science: Transactions of the SDPS, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp.113-127, 2004.
  8. Peng Binbin, Liu Wenyin, Yin Liu, Guanglin Huang, Zhengxing SUN, Xiangyu Jin, “An SVM-based Incremental Learning Algorithm for Automatic User Adaptation of Sketching Recognition”, Int. J. of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IJPRAI), vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 1529-1550, 2004.     
  9. Xu Xiaogang, Sun Zhengxing, Peng Binbin, Jin Xiangyu, Liu Wenyin, “An Online Composite Graphics Recognition Approach Based on Matching of Spatial Relation Graphs”, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 44-55, 2004. DOI: 10.1007/s10032-004-0126-3
  10. Xian-Sheng Hua, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, “An Automatic Performance Evaluation Protocol for Video Text Detection Algorithms”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (CSVT), Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 498-507, 2004. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCSVT.2004.825538  
  11. Lie Lu, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, “Audio Textures: Theory and Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing (a.k.a. IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing), Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 156-167, 2004. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TSA.2003.819947 
  12. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Hongjiang Zhang, and Wei-Ying Ma, “Ubiquitous Media Agents: A Framework for Managing Personally Accumulated Multimedia Files”, Multimedia Systems, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 144-156, 2003. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00530-003-0085-4
  13. Ye Lu, Hongjiang Zhang, Liu Wenyin, and Chunhui Hu, “Joint Semantics and Feature Based Image Retrieval Using Relevance Feedback”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 339- 347, 2003. Digital Object Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMM.2003.813280
  14. Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Huan Liu, Yin Liu, Wei-Ying Ma, Liu Wenyin, “User Intention Modeling in Web Applications Using Data Mining”, World Wide Web, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 181-191, 2002. DOI: 10.1023/A:1020980528899
  15. Liu Wenyin, Zhong Hua, Xin Tong, Xu Yingqing, and Heung-Yeung Shum, “Artistic Image Generation By Deviation Mapping”, International Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 1, No. 4, 565-574, 2001.
  16. Xingquan Zhu, Hongjiang Zhang, Liu Wenyin, Chunhui Hu, Lide Wu, “New Query Refinement and Semantics Integrated Image Retrieval System with Semi-automatic Annotation Scheme”, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp.850-860, 2001.  
  17. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Minjing Li, Hongjiang Zhang, “A Media Agent for Automatically Building a Personalized Semantic Index of Web Media Objects”, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 853-855, August, 2001.
  18. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Feng Zhang, Minjing Li, Hongjiang Zhang, “Web Mining for Web Image Retrieval”, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 831-839, August, 2001. DOI: 10.1002/asi.1132.abs
  19. Liu Wenyin and D. Dori, “Object-Process Based Graphics Recognition Class Library: Principles and Applications”, Software: Practice and Experience. Vol. 29, No. 15, pp. 1355-1378, 1999.
  20. Liu Wenyin and D. Dori, “From Raster to Vectors: Extracting Visual Information from Line Drawings”, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 10-21, 1999.
  21. Liu Wenyin and D. Dori, “Object-Process Diagrams as an Explicit Algorithm Specification Tool”, Journal of Object-Oriented Programming (JOOP), Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 52-59, 1999.
  22. D. Dori and Liu Wenyin, “Automated CAD Conversion with the Machine Drawing Understanding System”, IEEE Trans. on Systems Man and Cybernetics - Part A - Systems and Humans, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 411-416, 1999. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/3468.769761 
  23. D. Dori and Wenyin Liu, “Sparse Pixel Vectorization: An Algorithm and Its Performance Evaluation”. IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 202-215, 1999. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/34.754586 
  24. Liu Wenyin and D. Dori, “A Generic Integrated Line Detection Algorithm and Its Object-Process Specification”. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), Special Issue on Document Image Understanding and Retrieval, Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 420-437, 1998. DOI: 10.1006/cviu.1998.0683
  25. Liu Wenyin and D. Dori, “Incremental Arc Segmentation Algorithm and Its Evaluation”. IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 424-431, 1998. DOI: 10.1109/34.677280.
  26. D. Dori and Liu Wenyin, “Stepwise Recovery of Arc Segmentation in Complex Line Environments”. International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 62-71, 1998.
  27. Liu Wenyin and Dov Dori, “A Protocol for Performance Evaluation of Line Detection Algorithms”, Machine Vision and Applications, Special Issue on Performance Characteristics of Vision Algorithms, Vol. 9, No. 5/6, pp. 240-250, 1997. DOI: 10.1007/s001380050045

Referred Conference Papers (selective list):

  1. Tianyong Hao, Liu Wenyin, “Automatically Answering Repeated Questions Based on Semantic Question Patterns”, Proc. of 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC 2011) Best Paper Award.
  2. Gang Liu, Guang Xiang, Bryan A. Pendleton, Jason I. Hong, Wenyin Liu, "Smartening the Crowds: Computational Techniques for Improving Human Verification to Fight Phishing Scams". Proc. 7th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security, Pittsburgh, USA, July 20-22, 2011.
  3. Gang Liu, Bite Qiu, and Liu Wenyin, "Automatic Detection of Phishing Target from Phishing Webpage". Proc. 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 23-26, 2010. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPR.2010.1010
  4. Bite Qiu, Ning Fang, and Liu Wenyin, "Detect Visual Spoofing in Unicode-Based Text". Proc. 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 23-26, 2010. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPR.2010.480
  5. #LIU, G, #LU, Z, #HAO, T and LIU, W Y, "Automatic Text Annotation for Questions", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2010), Valencia, Spain, 7-10 April 2010. (Best Student Paper Award)
  6. Jing Zhang, Liu Wenyin, “A Pixel-level Statistical Structural Descriptor for Shape Measure and Recognition”, ICDAR2009. (Times cited: 2(1) in Scopus)
  7. Xingliang Ni, Zhi Lu, Xiaojun Quan, Liu Wenyin, Bei Hua, “Short Text Clustering for Search Results”, Proc. 11th Asia-Pacific Web Conference, (APWeb 2009), Suzhou, China, April 1-4, 2009, LNCS vol. 5446, pp. 584 - 589
  8. Liu Wenyin, Yingjie Fu, Xiaotie Deng, “Expose Homograph Obfuscation Intentions by Coloring Unicode Strings”, Proc. 10th Asia-Pacific Web Conference, (APWeb 2008), Shenyang, China, April 26-28, 2008. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 4976, Springer 2008, ISBN 978-3-540-78848-5), pp. 275-286.
  9. Hao T., Lu Z., Wang S., Zou T., Gu S., Wenyin Liu. Categorizing and ranking search engine's results by semantic similarity (2008) Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, ICUIMC-2008, pp. 284-288.
  10. Meng S., Chen W., Liu G., Wang S., Wenyin L. An asset management system based on RFID, WebGIS and SMS (2008) Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, ICUIMC-2008, pp. 82-86.
  11. Tianyong Hao, Wanpeng Song, Dawei Hu, Liu Wenyin, “Automatic Generation of Semantic Patterns for User-Interactive Question Answering”, Proc. Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS) 2008, Jan. 16-18, 2008, Harbin, China. (LNCS Vol. 4993, pp. 632–637).
  12. Y. Yu, Wang Zhang, Liu Wenyin, “A New Syntactic Approach to Graphic Symbol Recognition”, ICDAR2007, pp. 516-520.
  13. Wan Zhang, Liu Wenyin, “A New Vectorial Signature for Quick Symbol Indexing, Filtering and Recognition”, ICDAR 2007, pp.516-520.
  14. Anthony Y. Fu, Xiaotie Deng, Liu Wenyin, Greg Little, “The Methodology and an Application to Fight against Unicode Attacks”, Proc. Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), July 12-14, 2006, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  15. Anthony Y. Fu, Wan Zhang, Xiaotie Deng, Liu Wenyin, “Safeguard Against Unicode Phishing Attacks”, poster, the 15th International World Wide Web Conference, 2006.
  16. Ning Liu, Benyu Zhang, Jun Yan, Zheng Chen, Wenyin Liu, Fengshan Bai, Leefeng Chien, “Text Representation: from Vector to Tensor”, Proc. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM’05), Houston, Texas, USA, 27-30 November 2005, pp. 725-728.

65.   Anthony Y. Fu, Xiaotie Deng, Liu Wenyin, "A Potential IRI based Phishing Strategy", Proc. the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE 2005, New York, USA, Nov. 20-22, 2005. pp. 618-619, Nov. 20-22, 2005.

  1. Liu Yin, Yu Yajie, Liu Wenyin, “Online Segmentation of Freehand Stroke by Dynamic Programming”, Proc. 8th International Conference on Documents Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2005), pp.197-201.
  2. Liu Wenyin, Guanglin Huang, Liu Xiaoyue, Zhang Min, Xiaotie Deng, “Phishing Webpage Detection”, Proc. 8th International Conference on Documents Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2005), pp.560-564.
  3. Liu Wenyin, Guanglin Huang, Liu Xiaoyue, Zhang Min, Xiaotie Deng, “Detection of Phishing Webpages based on Visual Similarity”, Poster (recommended from full paper track) in WWW2005, May 10-14, 2005, Tokyo, Japan, pp.1060-1061.
  4. Liu Shixia, Pan Yue, Yang Liping, and Liu Wenyin, “An LOD model for graph visualization and its application in Web navigation”, Proc. The Seventh Asia Pacific Web Conference (APWeb2005), Shanghai, March 29-31, 2005, (LNCS Volume 3399, eds. Y. Zhang et al.) pp. 441-452.
  5. Guanglin Huang and Liu Wenyin, “An Online Adaptive Method for Personalization of Search Engines”, Proc. the 5th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE2004) (LNCS 3306), Nov. 22-24, 2004, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 419-424.
  6. Binbin Peng, Liu Yin, Liu Wenyin, Guanglin Huang, “Sketch Recognition Based on Topological Spatial Relationship”, Proc. SSPR 2004 (LNCS 3138), pp.434-443, Lisbon, Portugal, August 18-20, 2004.
  7. Luo Yan, Guanglin Huang, Liu Yin, and Liu Wenyin, “A Novel Constraint-Based Approach to Online Graphics Recognition”, Proc. SSPR 2004 (LNCS 3138), pp. 104-113, Lisbon, Portugal, August 18-20, 2004.
  8. Liu Yin, Liu Wenyin, Jiang Changjun, “A Structural Approach to Recognizing Incomplete Graphic Objects”, Proc. ICPR(1) 2004 (oral presentation, Session 2aO.Mo-ii), pp. 371-375, Cambridge, UK, August 23-26, 2004.
  9. Dawei Ding, Jun Yang, Qing Li, Liping Wang, Liu Wenyin, “Towards a Flash Search Engine based on Expressive Semantics”, poster, WWW04, NY.
  10. Dawei Ding, Bo Feng, Qing Li, Liu Wenyin, “A Semantic Model for Flash Retrieval Using Co-occurrence Analysis”, Proc. ACM MM03 (ACM Multimedia Conference 2003), pp.239-242.
  11. Zheng Chen, Shengping Liu, Liu Wenyin, Geguang Pu, Wei-Ying Ma, “Building a Web Thesaurus from Web Link Structure”, ACM SIGIR2003, pp. 48 – 55.
  12. Jian Zhai, Liu Wenyin, Dov Dori, Qing Li, “A Line Drawings Degradation Model for Performance Characterization”, ICDAR 03, pp. 1020-1024.
  13. Yan Luo, Liu Wenyin, “Engineering Drawings Recognition Using a Case-based Approach”, ICDAR 03, pp. 190-194.
  14. Jian Zhai, Jun Yang, Qing Li, Liu Wenyin, Bo Feng, “Rich Media Retrieval on the Web – a Multi-level Indexing Approach”, WWW2003 as poster.
  15. Lie Lu, Yi Mao, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, “AUDIO RESTORATION BY CONSTRAINED AUDIO TEXTURE SYNTHESIS”, Proc. ICASSP03, Hong Kong.
  16. Liu Wenyin, “Example-Driven Graphics Recognition”, SSPR2002 (LNCS, Vol. 2396), 2002, pp. 168-176.
  17. Jidong Wang, Zheng Chen, Li Tao, Wei-Ying Ma, Liu Wenyin, “Ranking user's relevance to a topic through link analysis on web logs”, Proc. the Fourth International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management (WIDM'02), McLean, Virginia, USA, (regular paper), pp. 49-54. (associated to the 2002 ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Nov. 2002.).
  18. Zheng Chen, Li Tao, Jidong Wang, Liu Wenyin, Weiying Ma, “A Unified Framework for Web Link Analysis”, Proc. 3rd International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE2002), December, 2002, Singapore (regular paper), pp. 63-72.
  19. Xiaogang Xu, Liu Wenyin, Xiangyu Jin and Zhengxing Sun, “Sketch-based User Interface for Creative Tasks”, Proc. APCHI2002 (5th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction), Nov., 2002, Beijing, pp. 560-570.
  20. Xia Fangfang, Liu Wenyin, “An Agent for Semi-automatic Management of Emails”, Proc. APCHI2002 (5th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction), Nov., 2002, Beijing, pp. 709-719.
  21. Xiangyu Jin, Liu Wenyin, Sun Jianyong, Zhengxing Sun, “On-line Graphics Recognition”, Proc. of 10th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (PG'02--Pacific Graphics 2002), Beijing, pp. 256-264. (regular paper).
  22. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, and Feng Zhang, “A New Statistical Approach to Personal Name Extraction”, Proc. International Conference on Machine Learning, Sydney, July, 2002, pp. 67-74.
  23. Na Li, Shipeng Li, Wen-Yin Liu Chun Chen, “A Novel Framework for Semi-automatic Video Object Segmentation”, ORAL paper in ISCAS2002 (IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits and Systems, May, 2002, Arizona), pp. III-811-814.
  24. Lie Lu, Stan Li, Liu Wenyin, Hongjiang Zhang, and Yi Mao, “Audio Textures”, ORAL paper, 27th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2002), pp. II-1761-1764.
  25. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Fan Lin, Peng Xiao, Liu Yin, Bin Lin, Wei-Ying Ma, “Personally Inherited Features of Web Pages”, Poster paper presented in the WWW11 conference, Hawaii, May 2002.
  26. Liu Wenyin, Zheng Chen, Fan Lin, Rui Yang, Mingjing Li, and Hongjiang Zhang, “Ubiquitous Media Agents for Managing Personal Multimedia Files”, Proc. ACM MM01, pp. 519-521.

92.   Xian-Sheng Hua, Xiang-Rong Chen, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, Automatic location of text in video frames”, Proceedings of the 2001 ACM workshops on Multimedia: multimedia information retrieval, pp. 24-27, (October 2001, Canada)

  1. Mingjing Li, Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, “A Statistical Correlation Model for Image Retrieval”, Proc. Int. Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR’2001) (Associated to ACM MM01). (October 2001, Canada)
  2. Jie Xi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Xiang-Rong Chen, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, “A Video Text Detection and Recognition System”, Proc. ICME01, pp. 1080-1083. (August 2001, Japan).
  3. Jun Yang, Liu Wenyin, HJ Zhang, YT Zhuang, “Thesaurus-Aided Image Browsing and Retrieval”, Proc.  ICME01 , pp. 313-316. (August 2001, Japan).
  4. Hua Zhong, Liu Wenyin, Shipeng Li, “Interactive Tracker – A semi-automatic video object tracking and segmentation system”, Proc.  ICME01, pp.645-648. (August 2001, Japan).
  5. Liu Wenyin, Zhong Su, Stan Li, Yanfeng Sun, and Hongjiang Zhang, “A Performance Evaluation Protocol for Content-Based Image Retrieval Algorithms/Systems”, CVPR Workshop on Empirical Evaluation in Computer Vision, December, 2001, Kauai.
  6. Liu Wenyin, Wenjie Qian, Rong Xiao, “Smart Sketchpad—An On-line Graphics Recognition System”, Proc.  ICDAR2001, pp.1050-1054, Seattle, September, 2001.
  7. Xian-Sheng Hua, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang, “Automatic performance evaluation for video text detection”, Proc.  ICDAR2001, pp.545-550, Seattle, September, 2001.
  8. Liu Wenyin, Susan Dumais, Yanfeng Sun, HongJiang Zhang, Mary Czerwinski and Brent Field, “Semi-Automatic Image Annotation”, Proc. of INTERACT20018th IFIP TC.13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Hirose, M. (Ed.), IOS Press, pp.326-333.  Copyright IFIP, Tokyo, Japan July 9-13, 2001.  
  9. Zheng Chen, Liu Wenyin, Rui Yang, Mingjing Li, Hongjiang Zhang, “A Web Media Agent”, Poster Proc. WWW10, pp 178-180, May, 2001, Hong Kong.
  10. Liu W. and D. Dori, “Performance Evaluation of Graphics Recognition Algorithms: Principles and Applications”, Proc. of 14th ICPR, Sydney, pp.1180-1182, August, 1998.
  11. Gao J., Tang L., Liu W. and Tang Z., “Segmentation and Recognition of Texts in Engineering Drawings”, Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Document Analysis & Recognition, Montreal, Canada, pp. 528-531, Aug. 13-15, 1995.
  12. Liu W., D. Dori, Tang L. and Tang Z. “Object Recognition in Engineering Drawings Using Planar Indexing”, Proc. of 1st International Workshop on Graphics Recognition, Penn. State Univ., PA, USA, pp. 53-61, August 9-11, 1995.

 

Papers in Referred Book Series and GREC Post Workshop Proceedings

 

  1. Liu Wenyin, Xiangfei Kong, Yiming Wang, Chester Wan, Cheuk-Yin Ho, Tong Lu and Changing Sun, “QuickDiagram: A System for Online Sketching and Understanding of Diagrams”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 6020 (Graphics Recognition. Achievements, Challenges, and Evolution), pp. 130-141, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-13728-0_12
  2. Guanglin Huang, Wan Zhang, and Liu Wenyin, “A Discriminative Representation for Symbolic Image Similarity Evaluation”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5046 (Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and New Opportunities, Selected and revised papers from Proc. 7th International Workshop, GREC 2007, Curitiba, Brazil, September 2007), W. Liu, J. Lladós, and J.-M. Ogier (Eds.), pp. 71–79, 2008.
  3. Fu A. Y., Deng X., and Liu Wenyin, “Homograph Attacks Using Unicode”, Book chapter in “Phishing and Counter-measures: Understanding the Increasing Problem of Electronic Identity Theft”, Wiley, pp. 81-89, Sep. 2006
  4. Jing Zhang, Wan Zhang, and Liu Wenyin, “Adaptive Noise Reduction for Engineering Drawings Based on Primitives and Noise Assessment”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3926 (Graphics Recognition: Ten Year Review and Perspectives and Perspectives, eds., Liu Wenyin and Josep Lladós, selected and revised papers from Proc. The 6th International Workshop on Graphics Recognition, GREC 2005, Hong Kong, August  2005), Springer, 2006, pp. 143-154.
  5. Feng Min, Wan Zhang, and Liu Wenyin, “Symbol Recognition Using Bipartite Transformation Distance and Angular Distribution Alignment”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3926 (Graphics Recognition: Ten Year Review and Perspectives and Perspectives, eds., Liu Wenyin and Josep Lladós, selected and revised papers from Proc. The 6th International Workshop on Graphics Recognition, GREC 2005, Hong Kong, August 2005), Springer, 2006, pp. 408-417.
  6. Sun Zhengxing, Liu Wenyin, Peng Binbin, Zhang Bin, Sun Jianyong, “User Adaptation for On-line Sketchy Shape Recognition System”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3088 (Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and Perspectives, eds. J. Lladós, Y.B. Kwon, Selected and revised papers from Proc. of GREC2003, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain July 30-31, 2003), Springer, 2004, pp. 303-314 (substantially revised version of the GREC2003 paper).
  7. Yan Luo, Liu Wenyin, “Interactive Recognition of Symbols on Engineering Drawings”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3088 (Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and Perspectives, eds. J. Lladós, Y.B. Kwon, Selected and revised papers from Proc. of GREC2003, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain July 30-31, 2003), Springer, 2004, pp. 126-137 (slightly revised version of the GREC2003 paper).
  8. Liu Wenyin, “On-Line Graphics Recognition: State-of-the-Art”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3088 (Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and Perspectives, eds. J. Lladós, Y.B. Kwon, Selected and revised papers from Proc. of GREC2003, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain July 30-31, 2003), Springer, 2004, pp. 289-302.
  9. Liu Wenyin, Xiangyu Jin, Zhengxing Sun, “Sketch-Based User Interface for Inputting Graphic Objects on Small Screen Device”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2390 (Graphics Recognition: Algorithms and Applications, Selected and revised papers from Proc. of GREC2001, September 7~8, 2001, Kingston, Canada), Springer, 2002, pp. 67-80.
  10. Liu W. and D. Dori, “A Proposed Scheme for Performance Evaluation of  Graphics/Text Separation Algorithms”, Graphics Recognition -- Algorithms and Systems, eds. K. Tombre and A. Chhabra, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1389, pp. 359-371, Springer, April, 1998.
  11. Liu W. and D. Dori, “Genericity in Graphics Recognition Algorithms”, Graphics Recognition -- Algorithms and Systems, eds. K. Tombre and A. Chhabra, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1389, pp. 9-21, Springer, April, 1998.
  12. D. Dori, Liu W. and M. Peleg, “How to Win a Dashed Line Detection Contest”, Graphics Recognition -- Methods and Applications, eds. R. Kasturi and K. Tombre, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1072, pp. 286-300, Springer-Verlag, May, 1996.

Demos

  1. Liu Wenyin, Yanfeng Sun, Hongjiang Zhang, "MiAlbum—A System for Home Photo Management Using the Semi-Automatic Image Annotation Approach", ACM MULTIMEDIA 2000--The 8th ACM International Multimedia Conference, Los Angeles, California, October 30 - November 3, 2000, pp 479-480.
  2. Hongjiang Zhang, Liu Wenyin, Chunhui Hu, "iFind—A System for Semantics and Feature Based Image Retrieval over Internet", ACM MULTIMEDIA 2000--The 8th ACM International Multimedia Conference, Los Angeles, California, October 30 - November 3, 2000, pp 477-478.

D.Sc. Dissertation

Algorithms for 2D Engineering Drawings Recognition: Implementation and Evaluation.

Advisor: Dr. Dov Dori, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1998.

M. Engg. Thesis

Research on Real-Time Processing Approaches of Control System and the Fast Computation of Robot Inverse Dynamics.

Advisor: Professor Jia Peifa, AI Lab, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, July, 1992.