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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 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
  • A Comparative Study of Different Information Entropy Index in Personalized Exercise Recommendation, Zheng, Q., Gao, H., Yang, F., Pan, Y., Zeng, Y. 25 May 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. 25 May 2021, ICCSE 2021, Piscataway, IEEE
  • 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)
  • 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. 21 May 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
  • Privacy-preserving Point-of-Interest Recommendation Based on Geographical and Social Influence, Huo, Y., Chen, B., Tang, J., Zeng, Y. 8 Jan 2021, In: Information Sciences
  • Tensor optimization with group lasso for multi-agent predictive state representation, Ma, B., Tang, J., Chen, B., Pan, Y., Zeng, Y. 7 Jun 2021, In: Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Toward data-driven solutions to interactive dynamic influence diagrams, Pan, Y., Tang, J., Ma, B., Zeng, Y., Ming, Z. 1 Sep 2021, In: Knowledge and Information Systems
  • Unsupervised Feature Selection via Orthogonal Basis Clustering and Local Structure Preserving, Lin, X., Guan, J., Chen, B., Zeng, Y. 8 Jun 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems

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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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