Recent Professional Activities of Dr. Y.L. Chan

 


1. Recent Research Grants (as Principal Investigator)

Hong Kong RGC CERG Grants

1.    Efficient Motion-compensated Prediction for Screen Content Coding, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu  (RGC General Research Fund, 2014-2016, HK$717,894)

2.    Region-based Rate-Distortion Optimization in 3D Video Coding, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu  (RGC General Research Fund, 2013-2015, HK$670,500)

3.    An Efficient SP/SI-frame Coding Scheme for Supporting Interactive Browsing Operations in H.264 Video, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu  (RGC General Research Fund, 2007-2010, HK$420,720)

4.    Efficient Multi-view Video Coding with Flexible Viewpoint Switching Support, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu  (RGC General Research Fund, 2006-2009, HK$386,000)

5.    Video Streaming with Efficient and Seamless Bitstream Switching, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu  (RGC General Research Fund, 2005-2008, HK$389,224)

6.    Video Proxy with Error-Resilient Support for Video Transmission over Wireless Networks, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu  (RGC General Research Fund, 2004-2007, HK$337,631)

7.    Advanced Digital VCR for Streaming MPEG Video, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (RGC General Research Fund, 2003-2006, HK$344,000)

 

Central Research Grants and Internal Competitive Research Grants

8.    Advanced Rate-Distortion Optimization in Multi-view Video Plus Depth Coding, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Central Research Grant, 2013-2015, HK$255,000)

9.    Error-resilient Techniques for 3D Video Coding, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Internal Competitive Research Grants, 2012-2014, HK$180,000)

10.  Advanced Coding Techniques for Depth-Enhanced 3D Video, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Internal Competitive Research Grants, 2011-2013, HK$150,000)

11.  A Flexible Prediction Structure of Multi-View Video with the Support of Heterogeneous Displays, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Central Research Grant, 2010-2013, HK$105,000)

12.  Efficient Error-control Scheme for Multi-view Video Coding, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Central Research Grant, 2008-2011, HK$150,000)

13.  Manipulation of Arbitrarily Shaped Video Object in MPEG-4 Compressed-Domain, Dr. Y.L.Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Internal Competitive Research Grants, 2002-2004, HK$180,180)

 

Other Research Grants

14.  Enabling VCR Functionalities in Digital Video System, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Center for Signal Processing, 2008-2010, HK$470,000)

15.  Digital VCR with Error Concealment for Streaming Media, Dr. Y.L. Chan and Prof. W.C. Siu (Center for Multimedia Signal Processing, HK$500,000)

2. Recent Research Grants (as co-Investigator)

Hong Kong RGC CERG Grants

On Video Transcoding for Multimedia Application, Prof. W.C. Siu and Dr. Y.L. Chan (RGC General Research Fund, 2003-2006, HK$397,149)

3. Consultancy and Industrial Collaboration

·   Visual Signal Processing Technology for Emerging 3D Applications Project, a hi-tech consultancy project offered by the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company (ASTRI), Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. Y.L. Chan, and Dr. Daniel P.K. Lun. (Contract Research, HK$1,200,000, Oct. 2010- Oct 2012, Completed) 

·   Provision of Research for Future Multimedia Standard, a hi-tech consultancy project offered by the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company (ASTRI), Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. Y.L. Chan. (Contract Research, HK$1,000,000, Jul. 2008- Mar. 2010, Completed) 

·   High Definition TV Technology Applied Research Platform Project, a hi-tech design and development consultancy project offered by Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company (ASTRI), Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. Y.L. Chan, and Dr. Kenneth, K.M. Lam. (Contract Research, HK$2,000,000, Mar. 2007-Sept. 2008, Completed) 

·   Technical Training Course for Technical Staff, Feb.-Mar. 2006.

·   Technical Training Course for Professional Staff, Mar. 2006.

·   Multimedia Projects, Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. Daniel P.K. Lun, Dr. C.K. Li, Dr. Z. Chi, and Dr. Y.L. Chan. (HK$40,000, May-Jul. 2001, Completed)

·   Technical Expert Advice on Bidding Process for the Supply of TVB Channel(s), Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. Kenneth, K.M. Lam, and Dr. Y.L. Chan. (HK$40,000, Aug. 2001, Completed)

·   OS Design, Kego Technology Ltd, Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. S.T. Choy, and Dr. Y.L. Chan.  (2001, Completed)

·   Fast Algorithm for Convolution, Technical Service Division, Hong Kong SAR, Prof. W.C. Siu, Dr. Y.L. Chan, and Dr. Bonnie, N.F. Law. (Apr.-Oct. 1999, Completed)

 

4. Services to Professional Bodies

·   Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, since Jan. 2015

·   Special Sessions Co-Chairs and the Publicity Co-Chairs, 2015 Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2015), Dec, 2015, Hong Kong

·   Technical Program Co-Chairs, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP'2014), Aug. 20-23, 2014, Hong Kong.

·   Publicity Chair, Organization Committee of the 2013 Constantinides International Workshop on Signal Processing (CIWSP'2013), Jan. 25, 2013, London, UK.

·   Local Arrangement Co-Chairs, Organization Committee of the 2012 International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC'2012), Aug. 12-15, 2012, Hong Kong.

·   Technical Program Committee, 2012 International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC'2012), Aug. 12-15, 2012, Hong Kong.

·   Secretaries and Session Chair, Organization Committee of the 2010 International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2010), Sept. 26-29, 2010, Hong Kong.

·   Area Chairs, IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) 2013

·   Technical Program Committee, Pacific-RIM Conference on Multimedia (PCM), Sept. 21-24, 2010, Shanghai, China.

·   Technical Program Committee and Session Chair, Pacific-RIM Conference on Multimedia (PCM), Dec. 11-14, 2007, Hong Kong.

·   Registration Chair and Session Chair, Organization Committee of the 2004 International Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video & Speech Processing (ISIMP’2004), Oct. 20-22, 2004, Hong Kong.

·   Publications Committee Chair, Executive Committee of the Association for Computing Machinery, Hong Kong Chapter, 1999 – 2001.

·   Membership Committee Chair, Executive Committee of the Association for Computing Machinery, Hong Kong Chapter, 2000 – 2001.

·   Organization Committee, ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, Asia Regional Contest, Hong Kong, Oct. 28, 2000, Hong Kong Convention Exhibition Center

 

5. Other External Professional Activities and Services

Invited Talk

·   Invited Speaker, Latest Technological Developments and Applications of 3-D TV, Organized by HKTDC, Federation of Hong Kong Industries, and Hong Kong Electronic Industry, 14 Apr. 2010.

·   Invited Speaker, ASTRI Technology Forum, Emerging Technologies and Trends in Video Processing, Organized by ASTRI (Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited), 26 Nov. 2009

·   Speaker, Information and Communication Technology Training Programme for OFCA, July, 2014

·   Speaker, Executive Workshop for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Mar. 2010

·   Speaker, Executive Workshop for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Mar. 2009

·   Speaker, Technical Training Course for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Mar. 2008

·   Speaker, Technical Training Course for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Mar. 2007

·   Speaker, Training Workshop on Conditional Access in Digital Video Broadcasting for Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA), Oct. 2006 

·   Speaker, Technical Training Course for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Mar. 2006

·   Speaker, Technical Training Course for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Dec. 2005

·   Speaker, Training Workshop on Conditional Access in Digital Video Broadcasting for Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA), Apr. 2005

·   Speaker, Technical Training Course for Professional and Technical Staff of the Hong Kong Police Force, Dec. 2004

·   Speaker, In-house Training on IC Implementation for Advanced Video and Audio Processing (Solomon Systech Limited), 2002

·   Speaker, Short Course on Streaming Video for Wireless Networks, 2001

·   Speaker, Short Course on Techniques for Digital & High-Definition TV, 1999

·   Speaker, Short Course on Object-based Coding and Representation for MPEG Video Standards, 1999

·   Speaker, Short Course on Multimedia Data Management: Storage, Indexing and Retrievals, 1999

·   Speaker, Short Course on Telecommunications for the Hong Kong Police Force, 1998

·   Speaker, Short Course on Image and Video Compression Techniques, 1998

                                                                                    

Other Professional Services

·   Council Vice Chairman of the Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association, 2001-2003

·   Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association, 1998-2000

·   Welfare Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association, 1997-1998

·   Society Services Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association, 1996-1997

·   Founding Committee of PolyU Postgraduate Association, 1995-1996