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Yi Chen Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
Pattern Recognition
Research Interests: 
  • Feature Extraction
  • Manifold Learning
  • Sparse Representation
  • Low-rank Representation
  • Face Recognition

Research Projects:

Principal investigator of the following projects:

  • Low-rank representation based robust feature extraction and classification methods, National Natural Science Foundation of China (2016-2018)
  • Low-rank decomposition based robust image recognition, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (2015-2017)
  • Feature extraction based on deep learning, Natural Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (2014-2016)
  • Research on robust feature extraction and classification under uncontrolled environment, Key Laboratory of Image and Video Understanding for Social Safety, Nanjing University of Science and Technology (2016-2017)
  • Research on classification oriented feature extraction. High-level Scientific Research Foundation for the introduction of talent (2013-2015)
  • Teaching exploration of ERP based on computer simulation, Nanjing Normal University teaching reform project (2014-2016)
  • Nanjing Normal University Qing Lan Project (2016-2019).


Collaborator of the following projects:

  • Incremental Semi-supervised Learning Algorithms for Big Data Stream, Natural Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (2015-2017).
  • Exploiting relationship between attributes for improved attribute learning and further applications, Natural Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (2015-2017).


Journal Articles:


Yi Chen, Zhong Jin. Reconstructive Discriminant Analysis: A Feature Extraction Method Induced from Linear Regression Classification, Neurocomputing. 2012, 87:( 41-50). (SCI)

Yi Chen, Jun Yi, Jie Zhu, Zhong Jin. Dimensionality Reduction via Locally Reconstructive Patch Alignment, Optical Engineering. 51(7):397-407. (SCI)

Yi Chen, Zhenzhen Li, Zhong Jin. Feature Extraction Based on Maximum Nearest Subspace Margin Criterion, Neural Processing Letters. 2013, 37(3): 1-21. (SCI)   

Zhihui Lai, Cairong Zhao, Yi Chen, Zhong Jin. Maximal local interclass embedding with application to face recognition. Machine vision and applications, 2011, 22(4): 619-627 (SCI)

Yi Chen, et al. Wavelet energy entropy and linear regression classifier for detecting abnormal breasts. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2016: 1-20(SCI).

Yi Chen, et al. Sensorineural hearing loss detection via discrete wavelet transform and principal component analysis combined with generalized eigenvalue proximal support vector machine and Tikhonov regularization. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2016: 1-19(SCI).

Yi Chen, et al. A feature-free 30-Disease Pathological Brain Detection System by Linear Regression Classifier. CNS & neurological disorders drug targets, 2016(SCI).


Indoor Location Technique Based on sparse representation, 2015, Beijing: People’s Publishing House.