Dr. Connie Yuen is Assistant Professor and Associate Head of Department of Applied Data Science at Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU). In 2019, she joined Department of Journalism and Communication at HKSYU as an Assistant Professor. Before joining HKSYU, Dr. Yuen has over 10 years’ experiences on teaching at tertiary education and working on various research projects at different universities. Dr. Yuen’s research interests include crowdsourcing, human computation, big data application, data mining, machine learning and computer network. She received her B.Sc. degree in Computer Studies and her M.Phil. degree in Information Technology at City University of Hong Kong and her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a senior member of IEEE (SMIEEE) and a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI). 

Courses Taught

  • Blockchain for Business
  • Electronic customer relationship management (e-CRM)
  • Computer Graphic Design & Publishing
  • Data Journalism and AR Enhanced News
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Big Data Ecosystem
  • Programming Techniques for Mobile Systems
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Multi-Media Design and Animation
  • Database Principles
 

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Data Mining
  • Big Data Applications
  • Recommendation Systems
  • Crowdsourcing and Human Computation
  • Computer Networking
  • Internet of Things
  • Blockchain Applications
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Mobile Applications
  • E-Learning
  • Using IT in Different Applications such as Improving Speech Therapy
 

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • M.Phil., Information Technology, City University of Hong Kong, China
  • B.Sc.(Hons.), First Honor, Computer Studies, City University of Hong Kong, China
 

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Data Science, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, China (2020 – Now)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Communication, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, China (2019 – 2020)
  • Lecturer, Department of Information Technology, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, China
  • Research Assistant, Department of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Research Assistant, Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, City University of Hong Kong, China
 

Publications

My latest publication list
Journals
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “Temporal Context-Aware Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.knosys.2021.106770. (Q1, Impact Factor 2020: 8.038)
  • Tang K. P., Chu S. Y., McConnell G., Hanif F. M. R.,Yuen M. C., “Public Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Profession of Speech-Language Pathology”, Speech, Language and Hearing, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
  • Yuen M. C., “A Study of Human Computation Applications”, Annals of Biostatistics & Biometric Applications, (ISSN: 2641-6336), 2018. DOI: 10.33552/ABBA.2018.01.000504.
  • Yuen M. C., “The Evolution of Human Computation: Past, Present and Future”, Progress in Human Computer Interaction,(ISSN: 2630-4627), 2018. DOI: 10.18063/phci.v1i2.805.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Chu W. H., Cheng H. S., Ng H. L., Yuen S. P., “IoT for Smart Living for People in Need”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, (ISSN: 2227-524X), 2018.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “An Improved Algorithm on Probabilistic Matrix Factorization with Active Learning for Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Big Data Analytics, 2016.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “TaskRec: A Task Recommendation Framework in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Neural Processing Letters Volume 41 Number 2, 2015. (Q1, Impact Factor 2018: 3.10).
 
Conference Papers
  • Lau C. Y., Yuen M. C., Yiu K. S., Lau H. S., Lo C. T., “Cat's Eye: Media Insights Analyser”, Proceedings of The 2021 4th International Conference on Big Data and Education (ICBDE 2021), ACM, Webinar, February 2021.
  • Yuen M. C., Chan K. K., Li K. S., “Mobile App Controlled Modular Combat Robot for STEM Education”, Proceedings of 2021 13th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS), Workshop on Machine Intelligence in Networked Data and Systems (MINDS), IEEE CS Press, Webinar, January 2021.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Wong C. H., Ng K. F., “Development and Pilot Test for Stuttering Self-Monitoring Solution using Telehealth”, Proceedings of 2021 13th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS), Workshop on Networking Humanitarian Technology for Healthcare (NetHealth), IEEE CS Press, Webinar, January 2021.
  • Yuen M. C., Choi Y. H., Ng T. H., Poon C. T., Fung K. C., “Development of IoT Based Fresh Food Delivery Tracking Using GPS”, Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Data Mining (FSDM 2020), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Webinar, November 2020.
  • Chu S. Y., McConnell G., Yuen, M. C., “Are We Ready for E-Teaching? Sharing Modules and Future Directions”, Proceedings ofK-NOVASI 2020 Teaching and Learning Congress & Innovation Competition, February 2020, Bangi, Malaysia (Granted with Gold award).
  • Yuen M. C., Lau K. M., Ng K. F., “An Automated Solution for Improving the Efficiency of Cryptocurrency Mining”, Proceedings of 2020 12th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS), Workshop on Cyber Security and Blockchain, IEEE CS Press, January2020, Bengaluru, India.
  • Yuen M. C., Chan S. L., Leung H. T., Wu P. L., Yip P. Y., “A System for Collecting and Analyzing Data from Existing Game Selling Platforms”, Proceedings of The 2019 15th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2019), July 2019, Kunming, China.
  • Chu S. Y., McConnell G., Yuen, M. C., “Wherever you are, there you learn”, K-NOVASI P&P UKM, January 2019, Bangi, Malaysia. (Granted with Silver award).
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Tang K. P., McConnell G., “Understanding the Interaction of Knowledge and Attitudes towards Communication Disorders”, Proceedings of The 5th edition of Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium (HKSHS 2018), November 2018, Hong Kong.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Chu W. H., Cheng H. S., Ng H. L., Yuen S. P., “Linking Hands-on Experience in Teaching Technology”, Proceedings of The 12th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education (ISATE 2018), September 2018, Hong Kong.
  • Chu S. Y., Grace McConnell, Yuen M. C., “Learning Stuttering with no Borders: Sharing Experience Together”, Proceedings of The 12th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education (ISATE 2018), September 2018, Hong Kong.
  • Chu S. Y., Tang K. P., Hanif F. M. R., McConnell G., Yuen M. C., “Knowledge and Attitudes of General Public about Communication Disorders and Speech-Language-Therapist”, Proceedings of The 12th Allied Health Scientific Conference 2018, September 2018, Malaysia.
  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Che Din N., “SpeakMore: A Mobile App towards Better Stuttering Awareness to Improve Speech Therapy”, Proceedings of The 2018 World Congress in CS, CE, & Applied Computing, The 4th International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems (HIMS 2018), July 2018, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “An Online-Updating Approach on Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Proceedings of The 23rd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2016), Kyoto, Japan, October 2016.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “Probabilistic Matrix Factorization with Active Learning for Quality Assurance in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Proceedings of The IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2015 (ICWI 2015), Maynooth, Greater Dublin, Ireland, October 2015. (Acceptance Rate: 19%)
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “TaskRec: Probabilistic Matrix Factorization in Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Proceedings of The 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2012), Doha, Qatar, November 2012.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems”, Proceedings of ACM KDD 2012 workshop on Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery with Crowdsourcing (CrowdKDD 2012), Beijing, China, August 2012.
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “A Survey of Crowdsourcing Systems”, Proceedings of The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom-11), pages 766-773, MIT, Boston, U.S.A., October 2011. (Cited by over 400 papers).
  • Yuen M. C., King I., Leung K. S., “Task Matching in Crowdsourcing”, Proceedings of The 4th IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (IEEE CPSCom 2011), pages 409-412, Dalian, China, October 2011.
  • Yuen M. C., Chen L. J., King I., “A Survey of Human Computation Systems”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Social Computing Applications (SCA09), Vancouver, Canada, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate: 20%) (Cited by over 100 papers)
  • Chan K. T., King I., Yuen M. C., “Mathematical Modeling of Social Games”, Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Social Intelligence in Applied Gaming (SIAG09), Vancouver, Canada, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate: 20%)
  • Jia W., Yuen M. C., “SIP-based Adaptive Multimedia Transmissions for Wired and Wireless Networks”, Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Advanced Parallel Processing Technologies (APPT 2005), LNCS 3756, pages 505-514, Hong Kong, October 2005.
  • Yuen M. C., Shen J., Jia W., Han B., “Simplified Message Transformation for Optimization of Message Processing in 3G-324M Control Protocol”, Proceedings of 2005 International Conference on Computer Networks and Mobile Computing (ICCNMC 2005), LNCS 3619, Springer-Verlag, pages 64-73, Zhangjiajie, China, August 2005.
  • Yuen M. C., Jia W., Cheung C. C., “Efficient Distributed QoS Routing Protocol for MPLS Networks”, Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2005), IEEE CS Press, pages 342-348, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2005.
  • Jia W., Han B., Shen J., Fu H., Yuen M. C., “Efficient Implementation of 3G-324M Protocol Stack for Multimedia Communication”, Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2005), IEEE CS Press, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2005.
  • Han B., Jia W., Shen J., Yuen M. C., “Context-awareness in Mobile Web Services”, Proceedings of Second International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing and Applications (ISPA 2004), LNCS 3358, Springer-Verlag, pages 519-528, Hong Kong, China, December 2004.
  • Shen J., Han B., Yuen M. C., Jia W., “End-to-End Wireless Multimedia Transmission System”, Proceedings of The 60th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2004-Fall “Wireless Technologies for Global Security” (IEEE VTC2004-Fall), CD-ROM, ISBN 0-7803-8522-5, Los Angeles, USA, September 2004.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheng L., Au P. O., Jia W., “Adaptive Generic Communications for Integrated Mobile and Internet Web-Services”, Proceedings of The Fifth International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM 2004), LNCS 3129, Springer, China, July 2004.
  • Yuen M. C., Jia W., Cheung C. C., “Simple Mathematical Modeling of Efficient Path Selection for QoS Routing in Load Balancing”, Proceedings of The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo 2004 (IEEE ICME 2004), ISBN 0-7803-8604-3, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2004.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheung C. C., “Efficient CRM for QoS Routing in MPLS Networks”, In Proceedings of 2003 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS ’03), The Society For Modeling and Simulation International (SCS), pages 99-106, Montreal, Canada, July 2003.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheung C. C., “Efficient Path Selection for QoS Routing in Load Balancing”, In Proceedings of The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC 2003), Penang, Malaysia, September 2003.
  • Yuen M. C., Cheung C. C., “Efficient Widest Shortest Path Selection for QoS Routing in Load Balancing”, In Proceedings of Regional Inter-University Postgraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering Conference 2003 (RIUPEEEC 2003), Hong Kong, China, August 2003.
  • Cheung C. C., Yuen M. C., Yip C.H., “Dynamic DNS for Load Balancing”, In Proceedings of The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2003) Workshop: International Workshop on New Advances of Web Server and Proxy Technologies (NAWSPT), IEEE CS Press, pages 962-965, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, May 2003.
 

Inventions

  • Yuen M. C., Chu S. Y., Ng K. F., Che Din N. “SpeakMore v1: Mobile App towards Better Stuttering Awareness to Improve Speech Therapy”, Voluntary Notification of Copyright, Malaysia (Copyright ID: UKM IKB/108/2/1825).
     

Invited Speech

  • Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Cloud Computing and Information Science (CCIS 2021), Sanya, China, 1/2021 (Topic: Challenges on IoT in Big Data)
  • The 6th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Data Mining (FSDM 2020), Xiamen, China, 11/2020 (Topic: Challenges on IoT in Big Data)
  • The 2nd International Conference on Big Data Analytics & Data Mining, Allied Academies, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 7/2020 (Topic: Cloud Computing in Big Data)(Event cancelled due to COVID19)
  • Keynote Speaker, The 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD-BT 2019), Bangkok, Thailand, 12/2019 (Topic: Human Computation & Artificial Intelligence – Landscape and Future Direction).
  • Meetup Event on “How Female Leaders View the State of Blockchain in 2019”, organized by Blockchain.News, Hong Kong, China 12/2019 (Topic: Education onBlockchain in Hong Kong).
  • 2019 International Conference on Soft Computing and Machine Learning (SCML2019), Wuhan, China, 4/2019 (Topic: Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems).
  • The 3rd International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Data Mining (FSDM 2017), Hualien, Taiwan, 11/2017 (Topic: Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Systems).
  • World Education Day-2017, “Forum 5-1: Innovative Tech for Education”, Dalian, China, 09/2017 (Topic: “Crowdsourcing in the Era of Big Data”).
  • First Wuhan University of Technology International Young Scholars Forum, Wuhan, China, 04/2017 (Topic: “Applying Recommender System for Crowdsourcing and Drug Discovery”)
 

Professional Activities

Editorial Board
  • Associate Editor, Bioinformatics & Proteomics Open Access Journal
  • Associate Editor, Annals of Biostatistics & Biometric Applications
  • SCIREA Journal of Mathematics
  • SCIREA Journal of Computer
 
Organizing Committee
  • Publicity Co-Chairs, The 2021 13th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS 2021), Bengaluru, India, 01/2021
 
Technical Program Committee
  • The 2020 5th International Symposium on Computer and Information Processing Technology (ISCIPT 2020), Tianjin, China, 06/2020
  • International Conference of Computer Science and Information Technology 2019 (ICoSNIKOM2019)
  • 2019 IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Education (TALE 2019), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 12/2019.
  • 3rd Annual International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Applications, WCNA 2019, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 12/2019.
 
Session Chairperson
  • The 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD-BT 2019), Dec 2019, Bangkok, Thailand
  • The 2019 15th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD 2019), July 2019, Kunming, China
  • The 4th International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems (HIMS 2018), Las Vegas, USA, July 2018.
 

Journal Reviewers

  • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (CYB)
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security (T-IFS)
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
  • IEEE Access
  • ACM Computing Surveys
  • ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS)
  • ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
  • ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)
  • Elsevier Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Elsevier Neurocomputing (NEUCOM)
 

Professional Awards

  • Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) Scholarships, 2020
  • Gold award, K-NOVASI 2020 Teaching and Learning Congress & Innovation Competition, Malaysia, 2020
  • Silver award, K-NOVASI 2019 Teaching and Learning Congress & Innovation Competition, Malaysia, 2019
  • Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier, 2018
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Marquis Who's Who, 2017
 

Affiliations

  • Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE)
  • Member of Association for Computing Machinery (MACM)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI)