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Wanqi Yang Assistant Professor

Academic Area: 
Artificial Intelligence
Research Interests: 
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data Analysis

Educational Background:

Visiting Scholar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US (Jun 2016 - Aug 2016)

Visiting Scholar, Advanced Analytics Institute, UTS, Australia (July 2014 - Aug 2014)

Ph.D., Department of Computer Science, Nanjing University (Sep 2010 - Dec 2015)

B.Sc., School of Computer Science and Software, Tianjin Polytechnic University (Sep 2006 - Jul 2010)





Research Projects:

Open Project Program, State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology (KFKT2016B16). Time Period: Jun. 2016 - May 2018, Principle Investigator.

Key Program, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, and Online Learning in Big Data (61432008). Time Period: Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2019, Participant.


Journal and Conference Articles:

• Wanqi Yang, Yang Gao, Yinghuan Shi, Longbing Cao, MRM-Lasso: A Sparse Multi-View Feature Selection Method via Low-Rank Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and learning systems (TNNLS), 2015, 26(11): 2801-2815.

• Wanqi Yang, Yang Gao, Longbing Cao, TRASMIL: A Local Anomaly Detection Framework Based on Trajectory Segmentation and Multi-instance Learning, Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2013, 117(10): 1273-1286.

• Wanqi Yang, Yang Gao, Longbing Cao, Ming Yang, Yinghuan Shi, mPadal: A Joint Local-and-Global Multi-View Feature Selection Method for Activity Recognition, Applied Intelligence (APIN), 2014, 41(3): 776-790.

• Wanqi Yang, Yang Gao, Xinmin Zhou, Yubin Yang, Lin Shang, Multi-modal tensor data mining algorithms and applications, Computer Science (in Chinese), 2012, 39(1): 9-13.

• Jing Huo, Yang Gao, Wanqi Yang, Hujun Yin: Multi-Instance Dictionary Learning for Detecting Abnormal Events in Surveillance Videos. Int. J. Neural Syst. (IJNS), 2014, 24(3).

• Jing Huo, Yang Gao, Yinghuan Shi, Wanqi Yang, Hujun Yin: Ensemble of Sparse Cross-Modal Metrics for Heterogeneous Face Recognition, ACM Multimedia 2016.

• Wenbin Li, Yinghuan Shi, Wanqi Yang, Hao Wang, Yang Gao. Interactive Image Segmentation via Cascaded Metric Learning, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP, 2015.

• Yusheng Jia, Yang Gao, Wanqi Yang, Jing Huo, Yinghuan Shi, Ego-centered Community Detection via Factor Graph Model, in Proc. 15th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL), 2014.

• Yusheng Jia, Wanqi Yang, Yang Gao, Hujun Yin, Yinghuan Shi, Image Super Resolution using Visual Prior Based on Digital Image characteristics, in Proc. 14nd International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL), 2013.

• Jing Huo, Yang Gao, Wanqi Yang, Hujun Yin, Abnormal Event Detection via Multi-Instance Dictionary Learning, in Proc. 13nd International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL), 2012, Natal, Brazil. (Best Paper Awards)


Honors and Awards:

Nanrui Scholarship, Nanjing University 2015

Nanrui Scholarship, Nanjing University 2014

Excellent Graduated Student, Nanjing University 2014

Guorui Scholarship, Nanjing University 2013

Excellent Graduated Student, Nanjing University 2013

IDEAL 2012 Best Paper Award 2012

Excellent Graduated Student Scholarship, Nanjing University 2011

Excellent Graduated Student, Nanjing University 2011

Excellent Student Cadres, Tianjin City 2009

Tianjin Municipal People’s Government Scholarship, Tianjin City 2007


Academic Title:

Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, Nanjing Normal University

Member, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI)



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