[Chinese (中文) ]

Felix, Yang LOU

Email: Felix.lou [at] my.cityu.edu.hk
Phone: (852) 3442-2287
Office: Rm R6000, 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Supervisor: Prof. Guanrong Chen  


Dr. Felix Yang Lou received the B.E. degree from Xidian University in 2008, the M.S. degree from Ningbo University in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree from City University of Hong Kong in 2017, under the supervision of Dr. Shiu Yin Yuen. He has been a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Centre for Chaos and Complex Networks (CCCN), Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong since October 2017. His supervisor is Prof. Guanrong Chen.

His current research interests include complex networks and evolutionary computation.


Publications

Selected Journal Papers:

1. Yang Lou and Shiu Yin Yuen, "On Constructing Alternative Benchmark Suite for Evolutionary Algorithms", Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, doi:10.1016/j.swevo.2018.04.005 (In-press, 2018) [Link] [Code (to be added)] [BibTeX]

2. Yang Lou, Lin Wang, and Guanrong Chen, "Toward Stronger Robustness of Network Controllability: A Snapback Network Model", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, doi:10.1109/TCSI.2018.2821124 (In-press, 2018) [Link/Pdf] [Code (to be added)] [BibTeX]

3. Jianfeng Zhou, Yang Lou, Guanrong Chen, and Wallace K.S. Tang "Multi-Language Naming Game", Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 496: 620-634; doi:10.1016/j.physa.2017.12.124 (2018) [Link] [BibTeX]

4. Yang Lou, Guanrong Chen, Zhengping Fan, and Luna Xiang, "Local Communities Obstruct Global Consensus: Naming Game on Multi-local-world Networks", Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications , 492: 1741–1752; doi:10.1016/j.physa.2017.11.094 (2018) [Link/Pdf] [Code (to be added)] [SI] [BibTeX]

5. Yang Lou, Guanrong Chen, and Jianwei Hu, "Communicating with Sentences: A Multi-Word Naming Game Model", Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications , 490: 857–868; doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2017.08.066 (2018) [Link/Pdf] [Matlab Code] [SI] [BibTeX]

6. Yang Lou and Shiu Yin Yuen, "Non-revisiting Genetic Algorithm with Adaptive Mutation Using Constant Memory", Memetic Computing, 8(3): 189–210; doi:10.1007/s12293-015-0178-6 (2016) [Link/Pdf] [Matlab Code] [BibTeX]

7. Shiu Yin Yuen, Chi Kin Chow, Xin Zhang, and Yang Lou, "Which Algorithm Should I Choose: An Evolutionary Algorithm Portfolio Approach", Applied Soft Computing, 40: 654–673; doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2015.12.021 (2016) [Link] [BibTeX]

8. Yang Lou and Guanrong Chen, "Analysis of the "Naming Game" with Learning Errors in Communications", Scientific Reports, 5, 12191; doi:10.1038/srep12191 (2015) [Link/Pdf] [Matlab Code] [SI] [BibTeX]

Selected Conference Papers:

1. Yang Lou, Shiu Yin Yuen, and Guanrong Chen, "Evolving Benchmark Functions Using Kruskal-Wallis Test," accepted by the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) workshop, doi:10.1145/3205651.3208257, Kyoto, 2018. [BibTeX]

2. Yaodong He, Shiu Yin Yuen, and Yang Lou, "Exploratory Landscape Analysis Using Algorithm Based Sampling," accepted by the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO); doi:10.1145/3205651.3205660, Kyoto, 2018. [BibTeX]

3. Yang Lou and Shiu Yin Yuen, "A Sequential Learnable Evolutionary Algorithm with a Novel Knowledge Base Generation Method", In: Simulated Evolution and Learning , (Proc. SEAL 2017), Shenzhen, pp.51-61 (2017) [Link/Pdf] [BibTeX]

4. Yaodong He, Shiu Yin Yuen, and Yang Lou, "A Bayesian Restarting Approach to Algorithm Selection", In: Simulated Evolution and Learning , (Proc. SEAL 2017), Shenzhen, pp.397-409 (2017) [BibTeX]

5. Yang Lou and Shiu Yin Yuen, "Non-revisiting Genetic Algorithm with Constant Memory", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, 1714-1719 (2015) [Link/Pdf] [BibTeX]

6. Shiu Yin Yuen, Xin Zhang, and Yang Lou, "Sequential Learnable Evolutionary Algorithm: A Research Program", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, 2841-2848 (2015) [Link] [BibTeX]


Thesis

1. Yang Lou, Techniques for Improving Online and Offline History-assisted Evolutionary Algorithms, Ph.D. Thesis, City University of Hong Kong, 15 Sep 2017. (Supervisor: Dr. Shiu Yin Yuen) [Link]


Talks

1. Toward Stronger Robustness of Network Controllability, Date: 11-05-2018 [Link]
2. A Multi-Word Naming Game Model (in Chinese), Date: 25-11-2017 [Link]
3. Communicating on Complex Networks: A Naming Game Model, Date: 08-04-2016 [Link]
4. Non-revisiting Genetic Algorithm with Constant Memory, Date: 30-10-2015 [Link]


Awards

1. Outstanding Academic Performance Award, 2014/15, 2015/16
2. Institutional Research Tuition Scholarship, 2015/16
3. The College of Science and Engineering Student Research Excellence Award, 2014/15
4. Jockey Club House Active Resident Award, 2014/15



Useful Links

1. Statistics by DBLP: Publications per Year [Link]
2. A Guide to Using Evolutionary Algorithms [Pdf]
3. Queueing Theory &. Stochastic Teletraffic Models [Pdf]
4. Network Science Book [Link]
5. Publication lists in: Scopus , Google Citation and Research Gate
6. Python 2.7 tutorial [Link]
7. Recent Activities


Last updated: 12-05-2018.