Dr. H.Y. Chung

BEng, MPhil, PhD HK; MIEEE

Tel: (+852) 2857 8460
Fax: (+852) 2559 8447
Email: hychung<at>

Dr. Chung received his BEng in Computer Engineering, MPhil and PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1997, 1999 and 2003, respectively, from The University of Hong Kong.Dr. Chung has been with CS department in HKU since 2002, where he is now serving as an Honorary Assistant Professor. Apart from teaching, Dr. Chung is also involved in a number government and industry supported research projects. His name is listed in "Marquis Who's Who in the World (2007)", "Marquis Who's Who in Asia (2007)" and "Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2006-2007)".

Research Interests

Internet Computing: Scalable server architectures, Cooperative Caching; Video Coding: Motion Estimation, Object Representation; Video/Image Processing: Segmenation, Compression, Object Tracking; Real-Time Processing: RTOS, Scheduling

Selected Publications

  • Boris Wai-Sing Yiu, Kwan-Yee Kenneth Wong, Francis Y.L. Chin and R.H.Y. Chung, "Explicit Contour Model for Vehicle Tracking with Automatic Hypothesis Verification", to appear in Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP05)
  • R.H.Y.Chung, N.H.C.Yung and P.Y.S.Cheung, "An Efficient Parameter-less Quadrilateral-Based Image Segmentation Method", in IEEE Trans. PAMI, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp. 1446-1458, Sep 2005.
  • N. H.C.Yung, H.Y.Chung and P.Y.S.Cheung, "Quadrilateral-based region segmentation for tracking", Optical Engineering - the Journal of SPIE, Vol. 41, No. 11, Nov. 2002, pp.2844-2855
  • H.Y.Chung, N.H.C.Yung and P.Y.S.Cheung, "Fast motion estimation with search center prediction", Optical Engineering - The Journal of SPIE, Vol. 40, No. 6, June 2001, pp.952-963
  • H.Y.Chung, P.Y.S.Cheung and N.H.C.Yung, "Adaptive search center non-linear three step search", Proc. of the IEEE Internation Conf. on Image Processing, Chicago, October 5-7, 1998, pp.191-194

Recent Research Grants

  • "Robust Object Segmentation Method for Video Surveillance System", ITF fund (UIT/058), $365,000 (2004-2006)