Dr. YUEN, Connie Man-Ching (袁文貞博士)

Assistant Professor, Centre for Applied Data Science,
Department of Journalism and Communication,
Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong.

Member of Education Committee, Hong Kong Blockchain Society

B.Sc., M.Phil. (CityU HK), Ph.D. (CUHK), CCNA, CCAI, SMIEEE

Email: mcyuen@hksyu.edu; connieyuen@link.cuhk.edu.hk

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Last updated on 30-Nov-2019

Biography

Connie Yuen is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Applied Data Science at Hong Kong Shue Yan University in Hong Kong, China. She received her B.Sc.(First Class Honors) and M.Phil. degree in Department of Computer Science from City University of Hong Kong. She completed for doctoral degree in Computer Science and Engineering in The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016. Her PhD supervisors are Prof. K. S. Leung and Prof. Irwin King. Before her appointment as an Assistant Professor at 2019, Dr. Yuen has over 10 years’ experiences on teaching at tertiary education and working on various research projects at different universities. Dr. Yuen’s research interests include crowdsourcing, human computation, big data application, data mining, machine learning and computer network.She is an IEEE Senior Member.

Research Interest

  • Big Data Applications
  • Data Mining
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Human Computation
  • Recommendation System
  • Social Computing
  • Computer Networking

Selected Publications

Journal Paper

  • Tang K. P., Chu S. Y., McConnell G., Hanif F. M. R., Yuen M. C., “Public Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Profession of Speech-Language Pathology”, Speech, Language and Hearning, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
  • Yuen M. C., “A Study of Human Computation Applications”, Annals of Biostatistics & Biometric Applications, (ISSN: 2641-6336), 2018.
  • Yuen M. C., “The Evolution of Human Computation: Past, Present and Future”, Progress in Human Computer Interaction, 2018, ISSN: 2630-4627 (Online), 2018.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Chu W. H., Cheng H. S., Ng H. L., Yuen S. P., “IoT for Smart Living for People in Need”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, (ISSN: 2227-524X), 2018.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “An Improved Algorithm on Probabilistic Matrix Factorization with Active Learning for Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Big Data Analytics, BioMed Central (BMC), 2016.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “TaskRec: A Task Recommendation Framework in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Neural Processing Letters, 2015.

Conference Paper

  • Yuen M. C., Chan S. L., Leung H. T., Wu P. L., Yip P. Y., “A System for Collecting and Analyzing Data from Existing Game Selling Platforms”, Proceedings of The 2019 15th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2019), July 2019, Kunming, China.
  • Chu S. Y., McConnell G., Yuen, M. C., “Wherever you are, there you learn”, K-NOVASI P&P UKM, January 2019, Bangi, Malaysia. (Granted with Silver award)
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Tang K. P., McConnell G., “Understanding the Interaction of Knowledge and Attitudes towards Communication Disorders”, in Proceedings of The 5th edition of Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium (HKSHS 2018), November 2018, Hong Kong.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Chu W. H., Cheng H. S., Ng H. L., Yuen S. P., “Linking Hands-on Experience in Teaching Technology”, in Proceedings of The 12th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education (ISATE 2018), September 2018, Hong Kong.
  • Chu S. Y., Grace McConnell, Yuen M. C., “Learning Stuttering with no Borders: Sharing Experience Together, in Proceedings of The 12th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education (ISATE 2018), September 2018, Hong Kong.
  • Chu S. Y., Tang K. P., Hanif F. M. R, McConnell G., Yuen M. C., “Knowledge and Attitudes of General Public about Communication Disorders and Speech-Language-Therapist”, in Proceedings of 12th Allied Health Scientific Conference 2018 (AHSC 2018), September 2018, Malaysia.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Che Din N., “SpeakMore: A Mobile App towards Better Stuttering Awareness to Improve Speech Therapy”, in Proceedings of The 2018 World Congress in CS, CE, & Applied Computing, The 4th International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems (HIMS 2018), Las Vegas, USA, July 2018. (Acceptance Rate: 19%)
  • Yuen M. C., King I., and Leung K. S., “An Online-Updating Approach on Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems,” in Proceedings of The 23rd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2016), Kyoto, Japan, 2016.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “Probabilistic Matrix Factorization with Active Learning for Quality Assurance in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Proceedings of The 14th IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2015 (ICWI 2015), Maynooth, Greater Dublin, Ireland, October 2015. (Acceptance Rate: 19%)
  • Yuen M. C., King I., and Leung K. S., “TaskRec: Probabilistic Matrix Factorization in Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems,” in Proceedings of The 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2012), Doha, Qatar, 2012.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., and Leung K. S., “Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems,” in Proceedings of ACM KDD 2012 workshop on Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery with Crowdsourcing (ACM CrowdKDD 2012), Beijing, China, 2012.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., and Leung K. S., “A Survey of Crowdsourcing Systems,” in Proceedings of The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom-11), pp. 766-773, MIT, Boston, U.S.A., 2011.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., and Leung K. S., “Task Matching in Crowdsourcing,” in Proceedings of The 4th IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (IEEE CPSCom 2011), pp. 409-412, Dalian, China, 2011.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., “Mathematical Modeling of Social Games”, Proceedings of The 4th Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum 2009, Hong Kong, China, August 2009. (Best Paper Award in Web Intelligence and Social Computing)
  • Yuen M. C., Chen L. J., King I., “A Survey of Human Computation Systems”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Social Computing Applications (SCA09), Vancouver, Canada, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate: 20%)
  • Chan K. T., King I., Yuen M. C., “Mathematical Modeling of Social Games”, Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Social Intelligence in Applied Gaming (SIAG09), Vancouver, Canada, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate: 20%)
  • Jia W., Yuen M. C., “SIP-based Adaptive Multimedia Transmissions for Wired and Wireless Networks”, Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Advanced Parallel Processing Technologies (APPT 2005), LNCS 3756, pages 505-514, Hong Kong, October 2005.
  • Yuen M. C., Shen J., Jia W., Han B., “Simplified Message Transformation for Optimization of Message Processing in 3G-324M Control Protocol”, Proceedings of 2005 International Conference on Computer Networks and Mobile Computing (ICCNMC 2005), LNCS 3619, Springer-Verlag, pages 64-73, Zhangjiajie, China, August 2005.
  • Yuen M. C., Jia W., Cheung C. C., “Efficient Distributed QoS Routing Protocol for MPLS Networks”, Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2005), IEEE CS Press, pages 342-348, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2005.
  • Jia W., Han B., Shen J., Fu H., Yuen M. C., “Efficient Implementation of 3G-324M Protocol Stack for Multimedia Communication”, Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2005), IEEE CS Press, pages 599-605, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2005.
  • Han B., Jia W., Shen J., Yuen M. C., “Context-awareness in Mobile Web Services”, Proceedings of Second International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing and Applications (ISPA 2004), LNCS 3358, Springer-Verlag, pages 519-528, Hong Kong, China, December 2004.
  • Shen J., Han B., Yuen M. C., Jia W., “End-to-End Wireless Multimedia Transmission System”, Proceedings of The 60th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2004-Fall “Wireless Technologies for Global Security” (IEEE VTC2004-Fall), CD-ROM, ISBN 0-7803-8522-5, Los Angeles, USA, September 2004.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheng L., Au P. O., Jia W., “Adaptive Generic Communications for Integrated Mobile and Internet Web-Services”, Proceedings of The Fifth International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM 2004), LNCS 3129, Springer-Verlag, pages 127-136, Dalian, China, July 2004.
  • Yuen M. C., Jia W., Cheung C. C., “Simple Mathematical Modeling of Efficient Path Selection for QoS Routing in Load Balancing”, Proceedings of The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo 2004 (IEEE ICME 2004), CD-ROM, ISBN 0-7803-8604-3, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2004.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheung C. C., “Efficient CRM for QoS Routing in MPLS Networks”, In Proceedings of 2003 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS ’03), The Society For Modeling and Simulation International (SCS), pages 99-106, Montreal, Canada, July 2003.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheung C. C., “Efficient Path Selection for QoS Routing in Load Balancing”, In Proceedings of The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC 2003), Penang, Malaysia, September 2003.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheung C. C., “Efficient Widest Shortest Path Selection for QoS Routing in Load Balancing”, In Proceedings of Regional Inter-University Postgraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering Conference 2003 (RIUPEEEC 2003), Hong Kong, China, August 2003.
  • Cheung C. C., Yuen M. C., Yip C.H., “Dynamic DNS for Load Balancing”, In Proceedings of The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2003) Workshop: International Workshop on New Advances of Web Server and Proxy Technologies (NAWSPT), IEEE CS Press, pages 962-965, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, May 2003.

Patents/Inventions

  • “SpeakMore v1: Mobile App towards Better Stuttering Awareness to Improve Speech Therapy”, UKM IKB/108/2/1825, Malaysia.

Selected Awards & Grants

  • Silver award, K-NOVASI P&P UKM, Malaysia, January 2019
  • Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier, 2018
  • 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Marquis Who's Who
  • Best Paper Award in Web Intelligence and Social Computing, The 4th Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum 2009, August 2009
  • Research Tuition Scholarship, CityU HK
  • Postgraduate Studentship, CityU HK
  • Whole Person Development Prizes, CityU HK
  • Dean’s List, CityU HK
  • Providence Foundation Scholarships
  • Seagate VST Awards

Professional Activities

  • Member of Education Committee, Hong Kong Blockchain Society, 2019-20.
  • Editorial Board, SCIREA Journal of Computer.
  • Keynote Speaker, The 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD-BT 2019), Bangkok, Thailand, 12/2019 (Topic: Human Computation & Artificial Intelligence – Landscape and Future Direction).
  • Invited Speaker, “How Female Leaders View the State of Blockchain in 2019” Meetup event organized by Blockchain.News, Hong Kong, China 12/2019 (Topic: Education on Blockchain in Hong Kong).
  • Invited Speaker, 2019 International Conference on Soft Computing and Machine Learning (SCML2019), Wuhan, China, 4/2019 (Topic: Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems).
  • Invited Speaker, The 3rd International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Data Mining (FSDM 2017), Hualien, Taiwan, 11/2017 (Topic: Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems).
  • Invited Speaker, “Forum 5-1: Innovative Tech for Education”, World Education Day-2017, Dalian, China, 09/2017 (Topic: “Crowdsourcing in the Era of Big Data”).
  • Invited Speaker, First Wuhan University of Technology International Young Scholars Forum, Wuhan, China, 04/2017 (Topic: “Applying Recommender System for Crowdsourcing and Drug Discovery”)
  • Technical program committee, The 2019 IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Education (TALE 2019), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 12/2019.
  • Technical program committee, - International Conference of Computer Science and Information Technology 2019 (ICoSNIKOM2019), Medan, Indonesia, 11/2019.
  • Technical program committee, 3rd Annual International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Applications, WCNA 2019, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 12/2019.
  • Session Chairperson, The 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD-BT 2019), Bangkok, Thailand, 12/2019
  • Session Chairperson, The 2019 15th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2019), July 2019, Kunming, China
  • Session Chairperson, The 4th International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems (HIMS 2018), Las Vegas, USA, July 2018.
 
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