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Prof. LI, Youfu

BSc-EE(HIT), MSc-EE(HIT), PhD(Oxford), SrMIEEE(USA)

Professor

Contact Information

Office: AC1-Y6610
Phone: +(852)-3442-8410
Email: meyfli@cityu.edu.hk
Web: Personal Homepage

Research Interests

  • Robot vision
  • Visual tracking
  • Robot sensing

Dr. Li obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China. He obtained his PhD degree in robotics from the Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University, UK, in 1993. From 1993 to 1995, he worked as a research staff in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK. He joined City University of Hong Kong in 1995. Dr. Li's research interests include robot vision, visual tracking, robot sensing and sensor based control, mechatronics and automation. In these areas, he has published over a hundred papers in refereed international journals. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE).

Education

BS Dept of Electrical Engineering Harbin Institute of Technology, China
MS Dept of Electrical Engineering Harbin Institute of Technology, China
PhD Robotics Research Group, Dept of Engineering Science Oxford University, UK

Editorship

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE)

Selected recent publications

  • S. D. Wu and Y. F. Li, On Signature Invariants for Effective Motion Trajectory Recognition, International Journal of Robotics Research, 2008.
  • Y. Wu, Y. F. Li and Z. Hu, Detecting and Handling Unreliable Points for Camera Parameter Estimation, International Journal of Computer Vision, 2008.
  • D. Xu, Y. F. Li, et al, A New Active Visual System for Humanoid Robots, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 320-330, April 2008.
  • B. Zhang and Y. F. Li, Dynamic Calibration of the Relative Pose and Error Analysis in a Structured Light System, Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA) A- Optics Image Science and Vision, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp 612-622, March 2008.
  • Chen S Y, Li Y F and et al, "Vision Processing for Realtime 3D Data Acquisition Based on Coded Structured Light", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, USA, Vol.17, No.2, Feb 2008, pp 167-176.
  • Zhang B, Li Y F and Wu Y, "Self-Recalibration of a Structured Light System via Plane-Based Homography", Pattern Recognition, Netherland, Vol.40, Apr 2007, pp 1368-1377.
  • Xu D, Li Y F and et al, "A new pose detection method for self-calibrated cameras based on parallel lines and its application in visual control system", IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, USA, Vol.36, No.5, Oct 2006, pp 1104-1117.
  • Li Y F and Liu Z G, "Information Entropy Based Viewpoint Planning for 3D Object Reconstruction", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, USA, Vol.21, No.3, Jun 2005, pp 324-337.
  • Chen S Y and Li Y F, "Vision sensor planning for 3D model acquisition", IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, USA, Vol.35, No.5, Oct 2005, pp 894-904.
  • Chen S Y and Li Y F, "Automatic Sensor Placement for Model-Based Robot Vision", IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, USA, Vol.34, No.1, Feb 2004, pp 393-408.
  • Wang G L and Li Y F, "Integrated Sensing and Filter Design for a Single-link Flexible Manipulator", IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, USA, Vol.20, No.3, Jun 2004, pp 559-564.
  • Wang G L, Li Y F and Bi D, "Support vector machine networks for friction modeling", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, USA, Vol.9, No.3, Sep 2004, pp 601-606.
  • Li Y F and Lu R S, "Uncalibrated Euclidean 3D Reconstruction Using an Active Vision System", IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, USA, Vol.20, No.1, Feb 2004, pp 15-25.
  • Li Y. F. and Bi D., "A method of dynamics identification for haptic display of the operating feel in a virtual environment", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, USA, Vol.8, No.4, Dec 2003, pp 476-482.
  • Li Y. F. and Chen S. Y., "Automatic Recalibration of an Active Structured Light Vision System", IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, USA, Vol.19, No.2, Apr 2003, pp 259-268.
  • Li N. and Li Y. F., "Feature Encoding for Unsupervised Segmentation of Color Images", IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, USA, Vol.33, No.3, Jun 2003, pp 438-447.
  • Li Y F and Chen X B, "End-point sensing and state observation of a flexible robot arm", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, USA, Vol.6, No.3, Sep 2001, pp 351-356.
  • C. Xiong, Y. F. Li and et al, "On the Dynamic Stability of Grasping", International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol.18, No.9, Sep 1999, pp 951-958.
  • Y. F. Li, "A Sensor Based Robot Transition Control Strategy", International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol.15, No.2, Apr 1996, pp 128-136.
  • Y. F. Li and M. H. Lee, "Applying Vision Guidance in Robotic Food Handling", IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol.3, No.1, Mar 1996, pp 4-12.

Last modified on 19 February, 2016