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    Yongyi Yang, Ph.D. - Perlstein Chair Professor

    Yongyi Yang, Ph.D.

    Perlstein Chair Professor

    Office: Technology Business Center M-118, Siegel Hall 140
    3301 South Dearborn Chicago, IL 60616

    Phone: 312.567.3423
    Fax: 312.567.8976
    Email: yy@ece.iit.edu
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    Expertise

    • Image and signal processing, data compression, applied mathematical and statistical methods.

    Education

    • B.S.E.E., Northern Jiaotong University, Beijing, China,1985
    • M.S.E.E., Northern Jiaotong University, Beijing, China,1988
    • M.S., AM, Illinois Institute of Technology,1992
    • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1994

    Research

    Dr. Yang's research interests are in signal and image processing, medical imaging, computer vision, and applied mathematical methods.

    For more information, please visit the Image Processing Laboratories website.

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    Patents

    Books

    Selected Publications

    "Vector Space Projections: A Numerical Approach to Signal and Image Processing, Neural Nets, and Optics" with H. Stark, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1998.

    "Segmentation of dynamic PET or fMRI images based on a similarity measure,", J. Brankov, N. P. Galatsanos, Y. Yang, and M. Wernick, IEEE Trans. on Nuclear Science, vol. 50, no. 5, 2003.

    "A computationally efficient approach for accurate content-adaptive mesh generation," Y. Yang, J. Brankov, and M. Wernick, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 866-881, 2003.

    "A support vector machine approach for detection of microcalcifications," I. El-Naqa, Y. Yang, M. Wernick, N. P. Galatsanos, and R. Nishikawa, IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 1552-1563, 2002.

    "Multichannel regularized recovery of compressed video sequences," M. Choi, Y. Yang, and N. P. Galatsanos, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 48, no. 4 , pp. 376-387, 2001.

    "Design of self-healing arrays using vector space projections," Y. Yang and H. Stark, IEEE Trans. on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 526-534, 2001.

    "High-diffraction-efficiency pseudorandom encoding," Y. Yang, H. Stark, D. Gurkan, C. L. Lawson, and R. W. Cohen, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 285-293, 2000.

    "Factors affecting Convergence in the Design of Diffractive Optics By Iterative Vector-Space Methods'', H. Stark, Y. Yang, and D. Gurkan, Journal of the Optical Society of America. A. vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 149--159,1999.

    "Removal of Compression Artifacts Using Projections onto Convex Sets and Line Process Modeling'', Y. Yang and N. P. Galatsanos, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 1345--1357, Oct. 1997.

    "Restoration of Quantum-Limited Images by Convex Projections", H. Stark, J. L. Wurster, and Y. Yang, Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, vol. 12, pp. 2586--2592, 1995.

    "Projection-Based Spatially-Adaptive Reconstruction of BlockTransform Compressed Images", Y. Yang, N. Galatsanos, and A. Katsaggelos,IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 4, pp. 896--908, July 1995.

    "A Projection-Based Approach to the Blind Deconvolution Problem", Y. Yang, N. P. Galatsanos, and H. Stark,Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 11, pp. 89--96, 1994.

    "Solutions of Several Color Matching Problems Using Projection Theory", Y. Yang and H. Stark, Journal of the Optical Society of America. A. vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 89-96, January 1994.

    "Regularized Reconstruction to Reduce Blocking Artifacts of Block Discrete Cosine Transform Compressed Images", Y. Yang, N. P. Galatsanos and A. K. Katsaggelos", IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Tech., vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 421-432, December 1993.

    "Simplified Models for Ultrasonic Cleaning Wave Incidence Angle Effects", L. Olson and Y. Yang, Computational Mechanics, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 245-254, 1993.

    "The Dynamics of a Non-Linear Discrete Oscillator", J. Wu and Y. Yang,International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 23-32, 1990.

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