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Prof Yifeng Zeng


Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Dr. Yifeng Zeng is a Professor and Head of Subject in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. He is leading the Computer Vision and Natural Computation research group. His main research interests include intelligent agents, probabilistic graphical models, deep learning, computational intelligence, digital education and social networks. He received the EPSRC New Investigator Award in 2019 and has managed a number of Innovate UK projects. 

Yifeng Zeng

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Behavioral model summarisation for other agents under uncertainty, Pan, Y., Ma, B., Tang, J., Zeng, Y. 1 Jan 2022, In: Information Sciences
  • A Comparative Study of Different Information Entropy Index in Personalized Exercise Recommendation, Zheng, Q., Gao, H., Yang, F., Pan, Y., Zeng, Y. 17 Aug 2021, ICCSE 2021, Piscataway, IEEE
  • A Connected Components Based Layout Analysis Approach for Educational Documents, Liu, R., Yu, S., Yang, F., Pan, Y., Zeng, Y. 17 Aug 2021, ICCSE 2021, Piscataway, IEEE
  • Advances in Memetic Automaton: Toward Human-Like Autonomous Agents in Complex Multi-Agent Learning Problems, Hou, Y., Yu, X., Zeng, Y., Wei, Z., Zhang, H., Ge, H., Zhang, Q. 1 Nov 2021, In: IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine
  • ATPT: Automate Typhoon Contingency Plan Generation from Text, Zeng, Y., Yao, Z., Pan, Y., Chen, W., Zhou, J., Chen, J., Ma, B., Ming, Z. 3 May 2021, AAMAS '21, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS)
  • Evolutionary Multiagent Transfer Learning With Model-Based Opponent Behavior Prediction, Hou, Y., Ong, Y., Tang, J., Zeng, Y. Oct 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems
  • Exploiting relational tag expansion for dynamic user profile in a tag-aware ranking recommender system, Pan, Y., Huo, Y., Tang, J., Zeng, Y., Chen, B. 4 Feb 2021, In: Information Sciences
  • Modeling Customer Experience in a Contact Center through Process Log Mining, Fu, T., Zampieri, G., Hodgson, D., Angione, C., Zeng, Y. 12 Aug 2021, In: ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
  • Modelling other agents through evolutionary behaviours, Zeng, Y., Ran, Q., Ma, B., Pan, Y. 21 Aug 2021, In: Memetic Computing

PGR Supervision

  • Alpana Kumari Artificial Intelligence and data analytics to improve patient-care outcomes in geriatric population Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Buxin Zeng Value of Information in I-DID Start Date: 01/03/2021


  • Engineering PhD December 31 2005
  • Member Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 2020

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