DPhil Dissertation: “Shape
from Contour and Segmentation Using Symmetries,”

MPhil Dissertation: “Computer
Perception of Hidden Line,” Hong Kong Polytechnic, 1988.

**International
Referred Journals **

Y. He, J.
Zhou, and S.Y. Yuen, “Composing photomosaic images using clustering
based evolutionary programming,” *Multimedia
Tools and Applications, *vol. 78, pp. 25919-25936, 2019.

S.Y. Yuen,
Y. Lou, and X. Zhang, “Selecting
evolutionary algorithms for black box design optimization problems,” *Soft
Computing*, vol. 23,
pp. 6511-6531, 2019.

Y. He, S.Y. Yuen, Y. Lou, and X. Zhang, “A Sequential algorithm portfolio approach for
black box optimization,”*Swarm** and Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 44,
pp. 559-570, 2019.

Y. Lou and S.Y. Yuen, “On constructing alternative benchmark suite
for evolutionary algorithms,” *Swarm and
Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 44,
pp. 287-292, 2019.

Y. Lou and S.Y. Yuen, “Non-revisiting genetic algorithm with
adaptive mutation using constant memory,” *Memetic
Computing*, vol. 8,
no. 3, pp. 189-210, 2016.

J. Liang and S.Y. Yuen, "A Novel
saliency prediction method based on fast radial symmetry transform and its
generalization," *Cognitive
Computation*, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 693-702, 2016.

S.Y. Yuen, C.K. Chow, X. Zhang, and Y. Lou, “Which algorithm should I choose: an
evolutionary algorithm portfolio approach,” *Applied
Soft Computing*, vol. 40,
pp. 654-673, 2016.

S.Y. Yuen and X. Zhang, “On composing an algorithm portfolio,” *Memetic Computing*, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 203-214, 2015.

X. Zhang and S.Y. Yuen, “A Directional mutation operator for differential evolution
algorithms,” *Applied Soft Computing*, vol. 30, pp. 529-548, 2015.

J. Ahlgren and S.Y. Yuen, “Efficient program synthesis using constraint
satisfaction in inductive logic programming,” *Journal
of Machine Learning Research*, vol. 14, pp. 3649-3681, 2013.

X. Zhang, X. Zhang, S.Y. Yuen, S.L. Ho, and W.N. Fu, “An improved artificial bee
colony algorithm for optimal design of electromagnetic devices,” *IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 4811-4816,
2013.

X. Zhang, K.F. Fong, and S.Y.
Yuen, “A
Novel artificial bee colony algorithm for HVAC optimization problems,” ** Science and Technology for the
Built Environment** (formerly

X. Zhang and S.Y. Yuen, “Improving
artificial bee colony with one-position inheritance mechanism,” *Memetic
Computing*, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 187-211, 2013.

*Pattern Recognition Letters*,
vol. 34, pp. 1519-1524, 2013.

S.W. Leung, S.Y. Yuen, and C.K. Chow, “Parameter control system of
evolutionary algorithm that is aided by the entire search history,” *Applied Soft Computing*, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 3063-3078,
2012.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “A Multiobjective evolutionary algorithm that diversifies
population by its density,” *IEEE Transactions on
Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 149-172,
2012.

C.K. Chow and
S.Y. Yuen, “An Evolutionary algorithm that makes decision based on the entire
previous search history,” *IEEE Transactions on
Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 741-769,
2011.

K.F. Fong, C.K. Lee, C.K. Chow, and S.Y. Yuen, “Simulation-optimization of
solar-thermal refrigeration systems for office use in subtropical Hong Kong,” *Energy*, vol. 36, pp. 6298-6307, 2011.

C.W. Sung and S.Y. Yuen, “Analysis
of (1+1) evolutionary algorithm and randomized local search with memory,” *Evolutionary
Computation*, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 287-323, summer 2011.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “A Solution to illumination direction estimation of a shaded image:
genetic algorithm,” *Image and Vision Computing*, vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 1717-1730, Dec. 2010.

K.F. Fong, S.Y. Yuen, C.K. Chow, and S.W. Leung, “Energy management and design of
centralized air-conditioning systems through the non-revisiting strategy for
heuristic optimization methods,” *Applied Energy*, vol. 87, no. 11, pp. 3494-3506, Nov. 2010.

C.K.
Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Illumination
direction estimation for augmented reality using a surface input real valued
output regression network,” *Pattern Recognition*, vol. 43, pp. 1700-1716, Apr. 2010.

C.K.
Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Recovering
shape by shading and stereo under Lambertian shading model,”*
International Journal of Computer Vision*, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 58-100, Oct. 2009.

S.Y. Yuen and C.K. Chow, “A
Genetic algorithm that adaptively mutates and never revisits,” *IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 454-472, Apr. 2009.

S.Y. Yuen, Y.Y. Tsui, and C.K. Chow, “A Fast marching formulation of perspective
shape from shading under frontal illumination,” *Pattern
Recognition Letters*, vol. 28, pp. 806-824, May 2007.

S.Y. Yuen and B.K.S. Cheung, “Bounds for probability of
success of classical genetic algorithm based on Hamming distance,”* IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation*, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-18, Feb. 2006.

S.Y. Yuen, H.S. Lam, C.K. Fong, S.F. Chen, and C.K. Chow, “A Robust iterative hypothesis
testing design of the repeated genetic algorithm,” *Image and Vision Computing*, vol. 23, no. 11, pp. 972-980,
Oct. 2005.

S.Y. Yuen, C.K. Fong, K.L. Chan, and Y.W. Leung, “Fractal dimension estimation and
noise filtering using Hough transform,” *Signal Processing*, vol. 84, no. 5, pp. 907-917, 2004.

S.Y. Yuen, C.K. Fong, and H.S. Lam, “Guaranteeing the probability of
success using repeated runs of genetic algorithms,” *Image and Vision Computing*, vol. 19, no. 8, pp.
551-560, 2001. (Errata)

S.Y. Yuen and C.H. Ma, “Genetic algorithm with competitive image labelling and least
square,” *Pattern Recognition*, vol. 33, no. 12, pp. 1949-1966, 2000.

C.L. Lam and S.Y. Yuen, “An unbiased active contour algorithm for object tracking,” *Pattern Recognition Letters*, vol. 19, pp. 491-498, 1998.

S.Y. Yuen and C.H. Ma, “An investigation of the nature of parameterization for the Hough
transform,”* Pattern Recognition*, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1009-1040, 1997.

W.C.Y. Lam and S.Y. Yuen, “Efficient technique for circle
detection using hypothesis filtering and Hough transform,” *IEE Proc. - Vis. Image Signal Process.*, vol. 143, no. 5, pp. 292-300, 1996. (The journal title has been changed to* IET Computer Vision*)

W.C.Y. Lam, L.T.S. Lam, K.S.Y. Yuen, and D.N.K. Leung, “An analysis on quantizing the Hough space,” *Pattern Recognition Letters*, vol. 15, pp. 1127-1135, 1994.

K.S.Y. Yuen and W.W. Chan, “Two methods for detecting
symmetries,” *Pattern Recognition Letters*, vol. 15, pp. 279-286, 1994.

S.Y.K. Yuen, T.S. L. Lam, and N.K. D. Leung, “Connective Hough transform,” *Image and Vision Computing*, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 295-301, 1993.

**Book Chapter**

Y. Lou,
S.Y. Yuen, and G. Chen, “Evolving benchmark functions for optimization
algorithms,” in From Parallel to Emergent Computing,
Editors: A. Adamatzky, S. Akl,
G. Sirakoulis, Publishers Taylor & Francis/CRC
(UK, USA), pp. 239-260, 2019.

**Best Conference Paper Award**

S.Y. Yuen and C.H. Tse, “Chinese character input using an integrated method of speech
recognition and hand writing,” in *Proc. Int. Symposium on Consumer Electronics*, Nov. 1996, pp. 31 -
34. 優秀論文二等獎, 中國電子學會消費電子分會(Outstanding Paper, 2^{nd} Class Award, Chinese Institute
of Electronics, Consumer Electronics Society).

**International Refereed Conference Papers **

Y. Lou, S.Y. Yuen, G. Chen, and X. Zhang, “On-line search history-assisted restart
strategy for covariance matrix adaptation evolution strategy,” *Proc.* *IEEE
Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2019, pp. 3142-3149.

X. Zhang, Y. Lou, S.Y. Yuen, Z. Wu, Y. He,
and X. Zhang, “Hybrid artificial bee colony with covariance
matrix adaptation evolution strategy for economic load dispatch,” *Proc.* *IEEE Congress
on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2019, pp. 204-209.

Y. He, S.Y. Yuen, and Y. Lou, “Exploratory landscape analysis using algorithm based sampling,” *Proc.* *Genetic
and Evolutionary Computation Conference* (GECCO), July 2018, pp. 211-212.

Y. Lou, S.Y. Yuen, and G. Chen, “Evolving benchmark functions using
Kruskal-Wallis test,” *Proc.* *Genetic
and Evolutionary Computation Conference* (GECCO), July 2018, pp. 1337-1341.

Y. He, S.Y. Yuen, and Y. Lou, “A Bayesian restarting approach to algorithm
selection,” *Lecture
Notes in Computer Science*, vol.
10593, 2017, pp. 397-408.

Y. Lou and S.Y. Yuen, “A Sequential learnable evolutionary algorithm
with a novel knowledge base generation method,” *Lecture
Notes in Computer Science*, vol.
10593, 2017, pp. 51-61.

S.Y. Yuen, X. Zhang, and Y. Lou, “Sequential learnable evolutionary algorithm:
a research program,” *Proc. IEEE
International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics*, Oct. 2015, pp. 2841-2848.

Y. Lou and S.Y. Yuen, “Non-revisiting genetic algorithm with constant
memory,” *Proc. IEEE
International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics*, Oct. 2015, pp. 1714-1719.

S.Y. Yuen and X. Zhang, “Multiobjective
evolutionary algorithm portfolio: choosing suitable algorithm for multiobjective optimization problem,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), July 2014, pp. 1967-1973.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “A
Dynamic history-driven evolutionary algorithm,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), July 2014, pp. 1558-1564.

S.Y. Yuen, C.K. Chow, and X. Zhang, “Which algorithm should I choose at any point
of the search: an evolutionary portfolio approach,” *Proc.* *Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
Conference* (GECCO), July 2013, pp. 567-574. (Errata)

S.Y. Yuen and X. Zhang, “On
composing an (evolutionary) algorithm portfolio,” *Proc.* *Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
Conference* (GECCO), July 2013, pp. 83-84.

J. Liang and S.Y. Yuen, “Edge detection with automatic scale selection approach to improve
coherent visual attention model,” *Proc. 13 ^{th} IAPR
Conference on Machine Vision Applications *(MVA), May 2013, pp. 157-160.

J. Ahlgren and S.Y. Yuen, “A Constraint satisfaction
approach to tractable theory induction,” *Lecture Notes in Computer Science*, vol. 7997, pp. 24-29, 2013.

X. Zhang and S.Y. Yuen, “Opposition-based adaptive differential evolution,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2012.

S.W. Leung, X. Zhang, and S.Y. Yuen, “Multiobjective
differential evolution algorithm with opposition-based parameter control,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2012.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Continuous
non-revisiting genetic algorithm with overlapped search sub-region,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2012.

S.W. Leung, S.Y. Yuen, and C.K. Chow, “Parameter control by the entire search
history: case study of history-driven evolutionary algorithm,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), July 2010.

C.K.
Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Continuous
non-revisiting genetic algorithm with random search space re-partitioning and
one-gene-flip mutation,” *Proc. IEEE Congress on
Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), July 2010.

S.Y. Yuen and C.K. Chow, “Continuous non-revisiting genetic algorithm,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), May 2009,
pp. 1896-1903.

S.Y. Yuen and C.K. Chow, “A Study of operator and parameter choices in
non-revisiting genetic algorithm,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on
Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), May 2009, pp. 2977-2984.

S.Y. Yuen and S.W. Leung, “Genetic programming that ensures
programs are original,” in* Proc. IEEE Congress on
Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), May 2009, pp. 860-866.

S.Y. Yuen and C.K. Chow, “Applying non-revisiting genetic algorithm to traveling salesman
problem,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on
Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2008, pp. 2217-2224.

S.Y. Yuen and C.K. Chow, “A Non-revisiting simulated annealing algorithm,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2008,
pp. 1886-1892.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “A Non-revisiting particle swarm optimization,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2008,
pp. 1879-1885.

C.W. Sung and S.Y. Yuen, “On the analysis of the (1+1) evolutionary algorithm with
short-term memory,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on
Evolutionary Computation* (CEC), June 2008, pp. 235-241.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Equivalence
of oblique and frontal illumination in perspective shape from shading,” in *Proc.
International Conf. on Machine Vision *(ICMV), Dec. 2007, pp. 7-11.

S.Y. Yuen and C.K. Chow, “A Non-revisiting genetic algorithm,” in *Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation*, Singapore (CEC),
Sept. 2007, pp. 4583-4590.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Lighting direction estimation of a shaded image by a surface-input
regression network,” in *Proc. International Joint
Conference on Neural Networks *(IJCNN), Aug. 2007, pp. 201-206.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Bayesian signal classifier,” in *Proc. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks* (IJCNN),
Aug. 2007, pp. 207-212.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Signal self organizing map”, in *Proc. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks* (IJCNN),
Aug. 2007, pp. 213-218.

C.K. Chow and S.Y. Yuen, “Lighting direction estimation in perspective shape from shading by
genetic algorithm,” in *Proc. 4 ^{th}
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision* (CRV), May 2007, pp.
289-296.

B.K.S. Cheung, S.Y. Yuen, and C.K. Fong, “Enhancement in performance of
genetic algorithm for object location problem,” in *Proc. 8 ^{th} International Conference on Control, Automation,
Robotics and Vision*, Dec. 2004, pp. 692-697. (Errata) (The full version of this
paper is available in GERAD Technical
Report G-2005-68)

Y.N. Lai and S.Y. Yuen, “Successive-least-squares error algorithm on minimum description
length neural networks for time series prediction,” in *Proc. International Conference on Pattern Recognition*, vol. 4, Aug.
2004, pp. 609-612.

S.Y. Yuen, Y.Y. Tsui, Y.W. Leung, and
R.M.M. Chen, “Fast marching method for shape from shading under perspective
projection,” in *Proc. 2 ^{nd}
Int. Conf. Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing*, 2002, pp. 584-89.

S.Y. Yuen, C.K. Fong, and K.L. Chan, “A Method for estimating the
fractal dimension and filtering of fractal noise in periodic signals,” in *Proc. International Conf. on Signal and Image Processing*, 2002, pp.
31-36.

C.K. Fong and S.Y. Yuen, “A Genetic algorithm with coverage for object localization,” in *Proc. Int. Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video & Speech
Processing*, 2001, pp. 48-51.

S.Y. Yuen, H.S. Lam, and C.K. Fong, “A Novel robust statistical
design of the repeated genetic algorithm,” *Lecture Notes in Computer Science*, vol. 2124, 2001, pp. 668-675.

S.Y. Yuen and C.H. Ma, “Genetic algorithm with competitive image labelling and least
square,” in *Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on
Image Analysis and Processing*, 1999, pp. 364-69.

K.F. Tsang, W.S. Chan, D. Jing, K. Kang, S.Y. Yuen, and W.X.
Zhang, “Radiosity method: a new propagation model for microcellular
communication,” in *Proc. IEEE Int.
Symposium Antennas and Propagation Society*, vol. 4, 1998, pp. 2228 - 2231.

C.H. Ma and S.Y. Yuen, “Genetic algorithm with competitive image labelling for template
matching,” in *Proc. Symposium on
Image, Speech, Signal Processing and Robotics*, vol. I, Hong Kong, 1998, pp.
241 - 246.

C.H. Tse and S.Y. Yuen, “Robust object boundary
estimation using genetic algorithm,” in *Proc. Fifth
International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision*, 1998,
pp. 603-7.

W.T. Fung, S.Y. Yuen, and C.H. Tse, “A Hierarchical boundary box
method for searching speech database for speech recognition,” in *Proc. IEEE Int. Symposium on Consumer Electronics*, Singapore, Dec.
1997, pp. 43 - 46.

C.L. Lam and S.Y. Yuen, “An Active contour algorithm for object tracking,” in *Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision*,
Dec. 1996.

C.L. Lam and S.Y. Yuen, “A Flooding active contour model,” *ibid*, Dec. 1996.

C.L. Lam and S.Y. Yuen, “A Fast active contour algorithm for
object tracking in complex background,” in *Proc. 3rd Int. Workshop
on Image/Signal Processing Advances in Computational Intelligence*, Nov.
1996, pp. 165 - 168

S.Y. Yuen and C.H. Ma, “An Investigation of the nature of parameterization for the Hough
transform,” in *Proc. International
Conf. on Pattern Recognition*, vol. B., Vienna, Austria, Aug. 1996, pp. 537
- 41.

W.C.Y. Lam and K.S.Y. Yuen, “Efficient circular object
detection with hypothesis filtering strategy and Hough transform,” *ibid*, vol. B., Aug. 1996, pp. 524 -
46.

W.C.Y. Lam and K.S.Y. Yuen, “A Hough-like approach for
ellipse detection using connective segments,” in *Proc. 3rd Conf. on Digital Imaging Computing Techniques and
Applications*, Australia, 1995, pp. 522-27.

T.S. Lam, P.C.H. Chen, and K.S.Y. Yuen, “A New technique to recover the
unknown motion of a single object using ego motion,” in *Proc. Asian Conf. on Computer Vision*, 1995, pp. 186 - 89.

W.C.Y. Lam, L.T.S. Lam, K.S.Y. Yuen, and D.N.K. Leung, “A General evidence accumulation
technique for Hough transform,” in *Proc. IEEE International
Conf. on Systems, and Cybernetics*, Oct. 1994, pp. 2414-19.

L.T.S. Lam, W.C.Y. Lam, K.S.Y. Yuen, and D.N.K. Leung, “A Hough-like prediction/
correction approach for shape extraction,” *ibid*, Oct. 1994, pp. 2408-13.

W.C.K. Choi, D.N.K. Leung, K.S.Y. Yuen, and R.T. Bradbeer, “An Effective low-cost vision system for the robot pingpong player,” in *Proc. Int. conf. on
Mechatronics & Machine Vision in Practice*, Sept. 1994, pp. 252-57.

K.S.Y. Yuen and E.K.H. Lo, “A Coarse-to-Fine approach for
circle detection,” in *Proc. Int. Symposium on
Speech, Image Processing & Neural Networks*, Apr. 1994, pp. 523-26.

K.S.Y. Yuen and W.W. Chan, “A Solution to the generalized Duda and Hart problem using Fourier parameterization,”* ibid*, Apr. 1994, pp. 441-44.

W.C.Y. Lam, L.T.S. Lam, K.S.Y. Yuen, and D.N.K. Leung, “An Error analysis on quantizing
the Hough space,” in *Proc. of 2nd Int. Conf.
on Signal Processing*, Oct. 1993, pp. 946 - 49.

W.C.Y. Lam, K.S.Y. Yuen, and D.N.K. Leung, “Fourier parameterization provide
uniform bounded Hough space,” *Lecture Notes in Computer
Science*, vol. 719, 1993, pp. 183-190.

K.S.Y. Yuen, L.T.S. Lam, and D.N.K. Leung, “An Approach to corner detection,” in *Proc. 8th Scandinavian Conf. on Image Analysis*, May 1993, pp.
1071-76.

S.Y.K. Yuen, “Connective Hough transform,” in *Proc. 2nd British Machine Vision Conf.*, Sept. 1991, pp. 127-35.

S.Y.K. Yuen and V. Hlavac, “An Approach to quantization of
Hough space,” in *Proc. 7th Scandinavian
Conf. on Image Analysis*, 1991, pp. 733-40.

S.Y.K. Yuen, “Shape from contour using symmetries,” *Lecture Notes in Computer Science*, vol. 427, 1990, pp. 437-453.

S.Y.K. Yuen, “Shape from contour using symmetries,” in *Proc. 5th Alvey Vision Conf.*, Sept. 1989,
pp. 281-84.

S.Y. Yuen and N.K. Leung, “A Shape-from-contour method for
solid perception,” in *Proc. 6th Scandinavian
Conf. on Image Analysis*, vol.1, 1989, pp. 262-69.

S.Y. Yuen and N.K. Leung, “A Computational theory of hidden
line perception,” in *Proc. SPIE Vol. 1008:
Expert Robots for Industrial Use*, 1989, pp. 84-95.

S.Y. Yuen and N.K. Leung, “A Probabilistic scheme for
hidden line perception,” in *Proc. IEEE Asian Electronics
Conf.*, Sept. 1987, pp. 276-81.