Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Computing Science (CS)

Dr. YANG Xulei

Dr. YANG Xulei

Research Interests:

    Biomedical Image Analysis; Data Clustering; Pattern Classification; Machine Vision.


    PhD of EEE School, NTU, Singapore, 2005. M.Eng of EE School, XJTU, China, 2002. B.Eng of EE School, XJTU, China, 1999.

Published Journals/ Articles:


    Xulei Yang, Aize Cao, etc. "Vicinal Support Vector Classifier using Supervised Kernel-based Clustering", Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol.60, no.3, pp.189-196, 2014. [Matlab Code]

    Yue Wang, Zujun Hou, Xulei Yang, etc. "Adaptive B-Snake model Using Shape and Appearance Information for Object Segmentation", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, vol.27, no.5, pp.633-649, 2011.

     Q. Song, Xulei Yang, etc. "An information-theoretic fuzzy c-spherical shells clustering algorithm", Fuzzy Sets and Systems, vol.161, no.13, pp.1755-1773, 2010.

     Xulei Yang, Q. Song, etc. "A novel pruning approach for robust data clustering", Neural Computing and Applications, vol.18, no.7, pp.759-768, 2009.

     Xulei Yang, Q. Song, etc. "A modified deterministic annealing algorithm for robust image segmentation", Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, vol.30, no.3, pp.308-324, 2008.

     Aize Cao, Q. Song, Xulei Yang, "Robust information clustering for automatic breast mass detection in digitized mammograms", Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol.109, no.1, pp.86-96, 2008.

     Xulei Yang, Q. Song, etc. "A weighted support vector machine for data classification", International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol.21, no.5, pp.961-976, 2007.

     Yilei Wu, Q. Song, Xulei Yang, "Robust recurrent neural network control of biped robot", Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol.49, no.2, pp.151-169, 2007.

     Xulei Yang,Q. Song, etc, "A robust deterministic annealing algorithm for data clustering", Data and Knowledge Engineering, vol.62, no.1, pp.84-100, 2007.

     Xulei Yang,Q. Song, etc, "A new cluster validity index for data clustering", Neural Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 325-344, 2006.

    Xulei Yang, Q. Song, etc, "Kernel-based deterministic annealing algorithm for data clustering", IEE Vision, Image and Signal Processing, vol.153, no.5, pp.557-568, 2006.


    Xulei Yang, Siyong Yeo, Yi Su, etc, Right Ventricle Segmentation by Temporal Information Constrained Gradient Vector Flow, IEEE SMC 2013, Manchester, UK, pp.2551-55,13-16 Oct, 2013.

    Xulei Yang, Qing Song, etc, "Clustering of spherical shells by a mini-max information algorithm", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol.3852, pp. 224-233, Springer, 2006.

     Xulei Yang, Aize Cao, etc, "Image segmentation by deterministic annealing algorithm with adaptive spatial constraints", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol.3972, pp.504-510, Springer, 2006.

     Xulei Yang, Q. Song, etc, "Robust clustering in mercer-kernel induced feature space", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol.3971, pp.1231-1237, Springer, 2006.

     Xulei Yang, Qing Song, etc, "Pre-selection of working set for SVM decomposition algorithm", IJCNN 2005, pp.883-888, 2005

    Aize Cao; Qing Song; Xulei Yang, "Breast mass segmentation based on information theory", ICPR 2004, pp.758-761, 2004

    Aize Cao; Qing Song; Xulei Yang, "Breast mass segmentation on digital mammograms by a combined deterministic annealing method", ISBI 2004, pp.1303-1306, 2004

    Aize Cao; Qing Song; Xulei Yang; etc; "Mammographic Mass Detection by vicinal support vector machine", IJCNN 2004, pp.1953-1958, 2004

Book Chapter(s)

     Y.L. Wu, Xulei Yang, Q. Song, "A New Supervised Learning Algorithm of Recurrent Neural Networks and L2 Stability Analysis in Discrete-Time Domain", Book Chapter in X. Hu and P. Balasubramaniam (Eds.) Recurrent Neural Networks. Pages: 169-202, IN-TECH, 2008.

    A.Z. Cao, Q. Song, Xulei Yang, etc., "Mammographic mass detection by robust learning algorithms", Book Chapter in J.S. Suri and R.M. Rangayyan (Eds.) Recent advances in mammography, breast imaging, and computer-aided diagnosis of breast cancer. Pages: 165-202, SPIE Press, 2006.

    Q. Song; W.J. Hu; Xulei Yang,"An accelerated robust support vector machine algorithm",Book Chapter in Wang, Lipo (Ed.) Support Vector Machines: Theory and Applications, Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing #177, Pages: 219-232, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005.


    Xulei Yang, Q. Song, "Robust Clustering Algorithms and Potential Applications - Robust Algorithms for Data Clustering, Image Segmentation, and Pattern Classification", VDM Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-639-18069-5, July 2009.



    Left Ventricle and Right Ventricle Segmentaton from Cardiac MR Images, 2013-now.

    Quantitative Image Analysis for Biological and Biomedical Data, 2013-now

    On The Fly 3D Vision Inspection Module, Projector Leader, 2010-2012.

    Solar Cell Surface Inspection Module, Projector Leader, 2008-2009.

    IC Package Vision Inspection Machine, 2D Group Leader, 2005-2009.

    IC Package BPI and TPI Software Module, Team Leader, 2006-2007.

    Biomedical Image Processing for Brain MRI and Breast MRI, Team Leader, 2002-2005.

    Shooting Auto Scoring System Based on SVM, Team Player, 2002-2003.


    Method and apparatus for determining coplanarity in integrated circuit packages, PCT/SG2012/000267, 2012

    Method and apparatus for determining coplanarity in integrated circuit packages, USA 13/997,611, 2013.

    Computer method for automatic segmentation of 4D images using a memory persistence approach, Provisional Patent, 2013.


    Supervised Kernel-based Clustering Algorithm (based on FCM)


    Senior Member of IEEE, IET, ISNN, IAPR.


    IEEE Tran. Fuzzy System,

    IEEE Tran. Knowledge & Data Engineering,

    IEEE Tran. Neural Networks,

    IEEE Tran. Biomedical Engineering,

    IEEE Tran. Circuits and Systems,

    IET Computer Vision,

    IET Image Processing,

    IET Biomatrics,

    Fuzzy Sets and Systems,


    Data & Knowledge Engineering,

    Cognitive Neurodynamics,

    Pattern Analysis & Applications,


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