Associate Professor of Computer Science
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 Ext 5107
AUT Tower, WT4.08
No. 2-14 Wakefield Street, Auckland
Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142, New Zealand
BSc & MSc(Maths), PhD(CEng), Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), 2001
Memberships and Affiliations:
- Deputy Director, AUT Center for Robotics & Vision (CeRV) Since 2015
- Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics Since 2014
- Guest Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences Since 2013
- Chapter Chair, ACM Multimedia New Zealand Since 2013
- Board Member, AUT KEDRI Since 2012
- Leader, AUT Computing and Cyber Security (CCS) Group Since 2011
Dr. Wei Qi Yan is an associate professor with the Auckland University of Technology (AUT); his expertise is in digital security, surveillance, privacy and forensics; he is leading the Computing and Cyber Security (CCS) Research Group at AUT. Dr. Yan is an Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF); he was an exchange computer scientist between the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China; he is the chair of ACM Multimedia Chapter of New Zealand, a member of the ACM, a senior member of the IEEE. Dr. Yan is a guest (adjunct) professor with PhD supervision of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
- Program Chair, IEEE AVSS 2018
- Chair, IEEE FakeMM'18
- Area Chair, PSIVT 2017
- TPC Chair, ICIE 2017
- Chair, IWDCF 2017
- Area Chair, IEEE VCIP 2016
- Chair, IWDCF 2016
- Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016
- Program Chair, IWDCF 2015
- Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore, 2015
- Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2015
- Chair, International Workshop on Video Surveillance, 2015
- Visiting Professor, University of Auckland, 2014
- General Chair, IWDW 2013
- Exchange Scientist between China and New Zealand, 2013
- PhD in Computer Science
- Master in Computer Science
- Bachelor in Computer Science
- Security, Forensics, Surveillance and Privacy
- Graphics, Image and Video, Vision and Multimedia
- Computational Intelligence, Event Computing, Deep Learning
- Ten Talks on Deep Learning
- Deeply Learn Very Deep Learning
- Secret Sharing
- Currency Security
- Analogy: An AI Approach
- Privacy Preservation of Social Media
- Intelligent Navigation
- Visual Event Computing
- Intelligent Surveillance
- Content-Based Visual Cryptography
- Analytics of Visual Cryptography
- Visual Cryptography and Its Applications
Current Research Projects:
- A New Design of Augmented Reality for Anatomical Presentation and Education, Multidisciplinary Computational Anatomy, 2017-2018.
- Homomorphic Encryption-Based Visual Secret Sharing, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2017-2019.
- Hyperspectral Imaging for Food Safety and Assurance, AgResearch NZ, 2016-2019.
- Computer Vision and Image Technologies, AUT SRIF Project (INTELLECTE/2), 2015-2016.
- Computer Vision and Image Technologies, AUT SRIF Project (INTELLECTE/1), 2014-2015.
- Content-Based Authentication of Visual Cryptography, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2014-2016.
- Content-Based Visual Cryptography, RSNZ, 2013.
- m-LTE: A Mobile-Based Learning and Teaching Environment, AUT CfLAT Project, 2011-2012.
Supervised Research Students:
Z. Liu, 2018; H. Tran, 2018; R. Le, 2018; Q. Gu, 2017(CSC PhD); Y. Shu, 2017; L. Qiu, 2017; P. Li, 2017; A. Singh, 2017 (PhD); Y. Ren, 2017; R. Li, 2017; K. Zheng, 2017; D. Shen, 2017; Q. Meng, 2017; X. Hu, 2017 (PhD); B. Bakhsh, 2017; J. Shen, 2017; J. Lu, 2017; L. Zhou, 2017; Y. Zhang, 2017 (Postdoc); Y. Zhu, 2016; J. Wang, 2016; Y. Zhang, 2016; D. Gu, 2016; Y. Tong, 2015; C. Maimbo, 2014; W. Cui, 2014; P. Treum, 2014; G. Wang, 2014; J. Li, 2014; M. Niitsuma (PhD), 2013; R. Chandran, 2013; J. Chambers, 2013; E. Wang, 2012.
- M. Niitsuma, Y. Tomita, W. Yan, D. Bell. (2018) Towards musicologist-driven mining of handwritten scores. IEEE Intelligent Systems. (SCI IF: 3.978, ERA *A, DOI: 10.1109/MIS.2018.111144115)
- K. Zheng, P. Nand, W. Yan. (2018) Video dynamics detection using deep neural networks. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence. (DOI: 10.1109/TETCI.2017.2778716)
- X. Wu, J. Weng, W. Yan. (2018) Adopting secret sharing into reversible data hiding in encrypted images. Elsevier Signal Processing. 143: 269-281 (SCI IF: 3.11)
- M. Nguyen, H. Tran, H. Le, W. Yan. (2017) A tile based colour picture with hidden QR code for augmented reality and beyond, ACM VRST 2017. (21%, CORE*A)
- W. Yan (2017) Introduction to Intelligent Surveillance (2nd Edition), Springer. (ISBN: 978-3-319-60227-1)
- W. Yan (2016) Introduction to Intelligent Surveillance (1st Edition), Springer. (ISBN: 978-3-319-28515-3)
- F. Liu and W. Yan. (2015) Visual Cryptography for Image Processing and Security, Springer. (2nd Edition) (ISBN: 978-3-319-23472-4)
- F. Liu and W. Yan. (2014) Visual Cryptography for Image Processing and Security, Springer. (1st Edition) (ISBN: 978-3-319-09643-8)
- H. Feng, H. Ling, F. Zou, W. Yan, M. Sarem, Z. Lu. (2013) A collusion attack optimization framework toward spread-spectrum fingerprinting. Elsevier Applied Soft Computing, 13(8):3482-3493. (SCI IF: 3.811)
- J. Weir and W. Yan. (2012) Visual cryptography and its applications. Ventus Publishing ApS. UK. (ISBN: 978-87-403-0126-7)
- J. Weir, W. Yan, M. Kankanhalli. (2012) Image hatching for visual cryptography. ACM TOMM, 8(2s). (SCI IF: 2.25)
- H. Feng, H. Ling, F. Zou, W. Yan, Z. Lu. (2012) A collusion attack optimization strategy for digital fingerprinting. ACM TOMM, 8(2s). (SCI IF: 2.25)
- H. Ling, H. Cheng, Q. Ma, F. Zou, W. Yan. (2012) Efficient image copy detection using multiscale fingerprints. IEEE MultiMedia, 19(1): 60-69. (SCI IF: 3.227)
- Others: Google Scholar; DBLP