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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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Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
XML Engineering & Materials Science
Internet of Things Mathematics
Fog Engineering & Materials Science
Pattern matching Engineering & Materials Science
Internet of things Engineering & Materials Science
Taxonomies Engineering & Materials Science
Radio frequency identification (RFID) Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2008 2019

A Genetic Algorithm Based Technique for Outlier Detection with Fast Convergence

Zhu, X., Zhang, J., Hu, Z., Li, H., Chang, L., Zhu, Y., Lin, J. C-W. & Qin, Y., 12 Jan 2019, Advanced Data Mining and Applications : 14th International Conference, ADMA 2018, Nanjing, China, November 16-18, 2018 Proceedings. Gan, G., Li, B., Li, X. & Wang, S. (eds.). Cham: Springer Verlag, p. 95-104 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11323 LNAI).

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

Genetic algorithms

Guidance Systematic Error Separation for Mobile Launch Vehicles Using Artificial Fish Swarm Algorithm

Zhou, X., Wang, Z., Li, D., Zhou, H., Qin, Y. & Wang, J., 2019, In : IEEE Access. 7, p. 31422-31434 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electronic guidance systems
Systematic errors
Launch vehicles
1 Citation (Scopus)

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., Feb 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Internet Technology. 18, 3, p. 1-20 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Novel Method for Recognition of Persian Alphabet by Using Fuzzy Neural Network

Mehdi Motahari Kia, M., Alzubi, J. A., Gheisari, M., Zhang, X., Rahimi, M. & Qin, Y., 12 Nov 2018, In : IEEE Access. 6, p. 77265-77271 7 p., 8532339.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fuzzy neural networks
Neural networks

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