Zhen-Qun (Jessica) Yang


Machine Intelligence Laboratory,
College of Computer Science,
Sichuan University,
Chengdu, 610065, China

E-mail: jessicayang@scu.edu.cn


Biography
 
Zhen-Qun (Jessica) Yang is a Ph.D. candidate at the College of Computer Science, Sichuan University, supervised by Prof. Zhang Yi. She was a Senior Research Assistant from 2009 to 2010 at the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to that, she was a Research Assistant from 2007 to 2008 at the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong.
   
Research Interests
  ♥ Multimedia Information Retrieval
♥ Large-Scale Data Mining
♥ Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
♥ Computer Vision and Image Processing
♥ Computational Linguistics
   
Professional Experience
 
2009-2010 Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong
Senior Research Assistant

Research Projects:
♥ Construction of an On-line Platform for Computer-aided Teaching and Learning of Bilingual Writing and Translating in/between English and Chinese (CityU Teaching Development Grant: 6000304)
♥ Nature Seen through Poetry: From Lexis to Cognition and from Text to Imagery Network with Wang Wei and Meng Haoran as Case Examples (Strategic Research Grant of CityU: 7002394)
♥ Image Focalization in Classical Chinese Poetic Texts and Its Implications for Chinese Poetics and Poetry Translation: An Initial Study of the Textual-Cognitive Functions of Lexemes yi 'one', gu 'lonely', du 'alone' and the like (Strategic Research Grant of CityU: 7002062)
♥ Presentational Discourse and Bilingual Presentation of Culture in Chinese and English: A Systemic-Functional Linguistic Approach (Strategic Research Grant of CityU: 7002057)

 
2007-2008 Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong
Research Assistant

Research Projects:
♥ A Novel Statistical Piecewise Assembled Model (SPAM) for Reconstruction of Highly Deformable 3D Objects (Research Council of Hong Kong: 9041128)
♥ Centre for Innovative Applications of Internet and Multimedia Technologies (AIMtech)(Research Council of Hong Kong: 9600002)
   
Selected Publication
 
♥ Xiao-Yong Wei, Zhen-Qun Yang, "Coached Active Learning for Interactive Video Search", ACM Multimedia 2011 (MM'11), Scotsdale, Arizona, USA, November 28-December 1, 2011 (long paper, oral)
 
 

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