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

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

**International
Referred Journal****s **

Y. He, J. Zhou,
and S.Y. Yuen, “Composing photomosaic images using
clustering based evolutionary programming,” to appear
in *Multimedia Tools and Applications, *DOI:
10.1007/s11042-019-07798-5.

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.

S.Y. Yuen, Y. Lou, and X. Zhang, “Selecting evolutionary algorithms for black box design
optimization problems,” *Soft Computing*, 2018.

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.

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.

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.