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Dr LAU, Rynson W H (劉永雄)

BSc Kent, PhD Cambridge, SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office: Y6309 YEUNG
Phone: 34427525
Fax: 34420503
Email: rynson.lau@cityu.edu.hk
Web: Personal Homepage

Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Virtual Environments
Rynson Lau received his BSc degree from the University of Kent and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Cambridge. He has been on the faculty of Durham University, City University of Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation and IEEE Trans. on Learning Technology. He has served as the guest editor of a number of journal special issues, including ACM Trans. on Internet Technology, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, and IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics. In addition, he has also served in the committee of a number of conferences, including Program Co-chair of ACM VRST 2004 (Hong Kong), ICAT 2006 (Hangzhou, China), ICEC 2007 (Shanghai, China), ACM MTDL 2009 (Beijing, China), IEEE U-Media 2010 (Jinhua, China), and Conference Co-chair of CASA 2005 (Hong Kong), ACM VRST 2005 (Monterey, California), ICWL 2007 (Edinburgh, U.K.), ACM MDI 2009 (Beijing, China) and ACM VRST 2014.


Representative Publications of Recent Years

  • Zhe Huang, Hongbo Fu, and Rynson Lau, "Data-driven Segmentation and Labeling of Freehand Sketches," ACM Trans. on Graphics (special issue of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2014), 33(6), Article 175, Dec. 2014.
  • Haiyang Hu, Rynson Lau, Hua Hu, and Benjamin Wah, "On View Consistency in Multi-Server Distributed Virtual Environments," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20(10):1428-1440, Oct. 2014.
  • Shengfeng He and Rynson Lau, "Saliency Detection with Flash and No-flash Image Pairs," Proc. ECCV, Part III, pp. 110-124, Sept. 2014.
  • Ying Cao, Rynson Lau, and Antoni Chan, "Look Over Here: Attention-Directing Composition of Manga Elements," ACM Trans. on Graphics (special issue of ACM SIGGRAPH 2014), 33(4), Article 94, Aug. 2014.
  • Oscar Au, Xiaojun Su, and Rynson Lau, "LinearDragger: a Linear Selector for One-finger Target Acquisition," Proc. ACM SIGCHI, pp. 2607-2616, April 2014.
  • Xiaojun Su, Oscar Au, and Rynson Lau, "The Implicit Fan Cursor: A Velocity Dependent Area Cursor," Proc. ACM SIGCHI, pp. 752-762, April 2014.
  • Shengfeng He, Qingxiong Yang, Rynson Lau, Jiang Wang, and Ming-Hsuan Yang, "Visual Tracking via Locality Sensitive Histograms," Proc. IEEE CVPR, pp. 2427-2434, June 2013.
  • Tao Yan, Rynson Lau, Yun Xu, and Liusheng Huang, "Depth Mapping for Stereoscopic Videos," International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 102(1):293-307, Mar. 2013.
  • Ying Cao, Antoni Chan, and Rynson Lau, "Automatic Stylistic Manga Layout," ACM Trans. on Graphics (special issue of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2012), 31(6), Article 141, Nov. 2012.
  • Gary Tam and Rynson Lau, "Embedding Retrieval of Articulated Geometry Models," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 34(11):2134-2146, Nov. 2012.
  • Stephen Guy, Jur van den Berg, Wenxi Liu, Rynson Lau, Ming Lin, and Dinesh Manocha, "A Statistical Similarity Measure for Aggregate Crowd Dynamics," ACM Trans. on Graphics (special issue of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2012), 31(6), Article 190, Nov. 2012.
  • Yunhua Deng and Rynson Lau, "On Delay Adjustment for Dynamic Load Balancing in Distributed Virtual Environments," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics (special issue of IEEE VR 2012), 18(4):529-537, April 2012.

Guest-Editorialship of Special Issues