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Dr Yongrui (Louie) Qin is a Senior Lecturer in School of Computing and EngineeringUniversity of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. He obtained a PhD degree from University of Adelaide, Australia, and both Masters degree and Bachelor degree from Fudan University, China, all in Computer Science. During PhD study, he spent six months as a Research Intern at DERI, Galway, Ireland (now The Insight Centre for Data Analytics). His main research interests include Internet of Things, Web of Things, Semantic Web, data management, data mining and mobile computing. He has published more than 60 refereed technical papers, including publications in prestigious journals, such as ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE Trans. on Parallel Distributed Systems, ACM Trans. on Internet Technology, World Wide Web Journal, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, and IEEE Internet Computing, as well as reputable international conferences, such as SIGIR, EDBT, CIKM, CAiSE, WISE, ICWS, SSDBM and DASFAA.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Internet of Things
  • Web of Things
  • Data management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Data mining
  • Cloud computing
  • Distributed computing
  • Mobile computing
  • E-Learning and Online Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Cognitive Computing

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 2014 2018

A learning-based framework for improving querying on web interfaces of curated knowledge bases

Zhang, W. E., Sheng, Q. Z., Yao, L., Taylor, K., Shemshadi, A. & Qin, Y., Mar 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Internet Technology. 18, 3, 20 p., 35.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Semantic Web
Learning algorithms
Learning systems

A New Algorithm for Cluster Leader Selection in Wireless Sensor Networks

Alzubi, J. A., Shahabi, A. S., Fernndez-Campusano, C., Gheisari, M. & Qin, Y., 14 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) 24th IEEE International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC’18). IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Wireless sensor networks
Sensor nodes
Sensor networks
4 Citations

Collaborative Location Recommendation by Integrating Multi-dimensional Contextual Information

Yao, L., Sheng, Q. Z., Wang, X., Zhang, W. E. & Qin, Y., Feb 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Internet Technology. 18, 3, 24 p., 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Collaborative filtering
Electric fuses

Constructing Multiple Domain Taxonomy for Text Processing Tasks

Zhang, Y., Qin, Y. & Guo, L., 21 May 2018, (Accepted/In press) 29th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2018). Springer Verlag

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Text processing

Guest editorial: special issue on advanced data mining and applications

Sheng, Q. Z. & Qin, Y., 1 Apr 2018, In : Computing. 100, 4, p. 331-333 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Oral presentation

Toward Unified Cloud Service Discovery for Enhanced Service Identification

Yongrui Qin (Speaker), Abdullah Alfazi (Speaker), Quan Z. Sheng (Speaker), Ali Babar (Speaker), Wenjie Ruan (Speaker)
19 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation