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Dr Edmond Ho

Associate Professor

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Edmond Shu-lim Ho is currently an Associate Professor and the Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Computer Science in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. Prior to joining Northumbria University in 2016, he was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University. He received the BSc degree in Computer Science from the Hong Kong Baptist University, the MPhil degree from the City University of Hong Kong, and the PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh.

Edmond Ho

Campus Address

ELB120, Ellison Building Block B,
City Campus,
Newcastle upon Tyne

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

His research interests include Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Robotics, Motion Analysis, and Machine Learning.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A Pose-based Feature Fusion and Classification Framework for the Early Prediction of Cerebral Palsy in Infants, McCay, K., Hu, P., Shum, H., Woo, W., Marcroft, C., Embleton, N., Munteanu, A., Ho, E. 28 Jan 2022, In: IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • 3DBodyNet: Fast Reconstruction of 3D Animatable Human Body Shape from a Single Commodity Depth Camera, Hu, P., Ho, E., Munteanu, A. 28 Apr 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
  • Spatio-temporal Manifold Learning for Human Motions via Long-horizon Modeling, Wang, H., Ho, E., Shum, H., Zhu, Z. 1 Jan 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
  • LMZMPM: Local Modified Zernike Moment Per-unit Mass for Robust Human Face Recognition, Kar, A., Pramanik, S., Chakraborty, A., Bhattacharjee, D., Ho, E., Shum, H. 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
  • A Quadruple Diffusion Convolutional Recurrent Network for Human Motion Prediction, Men, Q., Ho, E., Shum, H., Leung, H. Sep 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
  • Interaction-based Human Activity Comparison, Shen, Y., Yang, L., Ho, E., Shum, H. 1 Aug 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

Current and Recent Projects

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: MIG 2019 2019
  • Invited talk: Interaction-based Human Activity Comparison, Analysis and Synthesis 2019
  • Oral presentation: Illumination-Based Data Augmentation for Robust Background Subtraction 2019
  • Invited talk: Interaction-based Human Activity Comparison, Analysis and Synthesis 2019

PGR Supervision

  • Luca Crosato Human-centric autonomous vehicle decision-making and control for natural vehicle pedestrian coordination. Start Date: 15/06/2021
  • Shaun Lillie 'Evaluation of the use of Artificial Intelligence embedded Virtual Reality for customising the learning experience for autistic students in Higher Education' Start Date: 01/10/2020
  • Manli Zhu Human Interaction Representations for Image/Video Understanding and Analysis Start Date: 01/10/2020
  • Dimitrios Sakkos Video Foreground Segmentation with Deep Learning Start Date: 15/06/2018 End Date: 23/04/2020
  • Kevin McCay Automated Early Prediction of Cerebral Palsy: Interpretable Pose-based Assessment for the Identification of Abnormal Infant Movements Start Date: 01/03/2018


  • Computer Science PhD June 30 2011
  • Computer Science MPhil November 01 2006
  • Computer Science BSc (Hons) December 02 2003

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