Publications by Year

2016

C. Liu, Y. Cao, Y. Luo, G. Chen, V. Vokkarane, and Y. Ma, "DeepFood: Deep Learning-based Food Image Recognition for Computer-aided Dietary Assessment," in Prof. of The 14th International Conference on Smart homes and Health telematics (ICOST 2016), Wuhan, China, 2016.

Y. Gao, N. Zhang, H. Wang, X. Ding, X. Ye, G. Chen, and Y. Cao, "iHearFood: Eating Detection Using Commodity Bluetooth Headsets," in Prof. of The IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems, and Engineering Technologies (CHASE 2016), Washington DC, USA, 2016.

J. Zhang, M. Chen, S. Hu, Y. Cao, and R. Kozma, "PNN for EEG-based Emotion Recognition," in Proc. of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, 2016.

Y. Cao, C. Liu, B. Liu, M. J. Brunette, N. Zhang, T. Sun, P. Zhang, J. Peinado, E. S. Garavito, L. L. Garcia, and W. H. Curioso, "Improving Tuberculosis Diagnostics using Deep Learning and Mobile Health Technologies among Resource-poor and Marginalized Communities," in in Prof. of The IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems, and Engineering Technologies (CHASE 2016), Washington DC, USA, 2016.

N. Zhang and Y. Cao, "Investigation of Relationship between Mixing and Disentangling for Deep Models in Multimodal Learning," Technique Report at the Department of Computer Science, UMass Lowell, An Extended Version is Under Review for a Journal Submission, 2016.

N. Zhang and Y. Cao, "Better Multimodal Learning with Residual Style Back-propagation,"Technique Report at the Department of Computer Science, UMass Lowell, An Extended Version is Under Review, 2016.

T. Zhao, X. Huang, and Y. Cao, "DeepDSL: A Domain-Specific Language on Deep Learning for Multimedia Computing," in Proc. of the Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia 2016) (under review), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016.

H. Zhuo, S. Hu, M. H. Myers, J. Zhang, W. Kong, Y. Cao, and R. Kozma, "Causality Analysis during Shared Intentionality," in Proc. of The 12th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA 2016), Guilin, China, 2016.

2015

S. Hu, X. Jia, J. Zhang, W. Kong, Y. Cao, and R. Kozma, "Comparison Analysis: Granger Causality and New Causality, and their applications to Motor Imagery," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS) (Impact Factor: 4.37), vol. (Accepted), 2015.

S. Hu, X. Jia, J. Zhang, W. Kong, and Y. Cao, "Shortcomings/limitations of Blockwise Granger Causality and Advances of Blockwise New Causality," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), 2015. (Impact Factor: 4.37), vol. (Accepted), 2015.

Y. Cao, S. Chen, P. Hou, and D. Buhl-Brown, "FAST: A Fog Computing Assisted Distributed Analytics System to Monitor Fall for Stroke Mitigation," in Prof. of 10th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2015) (Best Paper Award), Boston, MA, U.S.A, 2015.

Y. Cao, S. Steffey, J. He, D. Xiao, C. Tao, P. Chen, and H. Müller, "Medical Image Retrieval: A Multi-modal Approach," Journal of Cancer Informatics (Impact Factor: 1.641), 2014

2014

J. Cox, Y. Cao, G. Chen, J. He, and D. Xiao, "Smartphone-based Walking Speed Estimation for Stroke Mitigation," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2014), Taichung, Taiwan, 2014. (Oral, acceptance rate 30%)

X. Huang, T. Zhao, and Y. Cao, "PIR: A Domain Specific Language for Multimedia Information Retrieval," International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM) (Impact Factor: 0.906), 2014

S. Hu, H. Wang, J. Zhang, W. Kong, and Y. Cao, "Causality from Cz to C3/C4 or between C3 and C4 Revealed by Granger Causality and New Causality during Motor Imagery," in The IEEE 2014 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2014), Beijing, China, 2014. (Oral, acceptance rate 18%)

L. He, Y. Luo, and Y. Cao, "Accelerator of Stacked Convolutional Independent Subspace Analysis for Deep Learning-based Action Recognition," in Proc. of The 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2014), Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A, 2014

2013

S. Hu, J. Chi, J. Zhang, W. Kong, Y. Cao, B. He, "Increase trend of correlation and phase synchrony of microwire iEEG before macroseizure onset," Journal of Cognitive Neurodynamics by Springer, (Impact Factor: 1.985)

X. Huang, T. Zhao, Y. Cao, "PIR: A Domain Specific Language for Multimedia Retrieval", in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), Anaheim, California USA, 2013

S. Hu, S. Chen, J. Zhang, W. Kong, Y. Cao, "Identify the Reference Signal of Scalp EEG Recording", in Proc. of The Sixth International Conference on Advanced Computational Intelligence (ICACI2013), Hangzhou, China, 2013

M. Li, Y. Cao, B. Prabhakaran, "A Data Analysis Driven Streaming Framework for Body Sensor Area Networks," in Proc. of ACM/IEEE International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), Boston, MA, U.S.A, 2013

1.    2012

M. McNabb, Y. Cao, T. Devlin, B. Baxter, A. Thornton, "Measuring MERCI: Exploring Data Mining Techniques for Examining the Neurologic Outcomes of Stroke Patients Undergoing Endovascular Therapy at Erlanger Southeast Stroke Center," in Proc. of The 34th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), San Diego, California, U.S, 2012, pp. 4704-4707 (Oral, acceptance rate 25%)

S. Hu, Y. Cao,  S. Chen, W. Kong, J. Zhang, Y. Kun, X. Li and Y. Zhang, "A comparative study of two reference estimation methods in EEG recordings," in Proc. of Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (BICS 2012), Shenyang, China, 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pp. 321-328

S. Hu, Y. Cao, S. Chen, W. Kong, J. Zhang, X. Li and Y. Zhang, "Independence Verification for Reference Signal under Neck of Human Body in EEG Recordings," in Proc. of 31st Chinese Control Conference (CCC'2012), Hefei, China, 2012, pp. 4038-4043

S. Hu, Q. Tian, Y. Cao, J. Zhang, W. Kong, "Motor imagery classification based on joint regression model and spectral power," Journal of Neural Computing & Applications by Springer, vol. 10, pp. 1-6, 2012 (Impact Factor: 1.699)
 
N. Mekdara, J. Goto, S. Choudbury. P. Mekdara, N. Yingst,
Y. Cao, O. Berg, U. Muller, "A novel lenticular arena to quantify locomotor competence in walking fruit flies
", Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, vol. 317, pp. 382-394, 2012 (Impact Factor: 2.416)

F. Fesmire, E. Martin, Y. Cao, G. Heath, "Improving Risk Stratification in Chest Pain Patients: The Erlanger HEARTS3 Score", American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 30, pp. 1829-1837, 2012, (Impact Factor: 1.976)

R. Troncy, B. Prabhakaran, Y. Cao, " Multimedia Data Semantics: Guest Editors Introduction", Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), An International Journal from Springer, 2012

F. Fesmire, R. Buchheit, Y. Cao, H. Severance, Y. Jiang, G. Heath, "Risk Stratification in Chest Pain Patients Undergoing Nuclear Stress Testing: The Erlanger Stress Score? Critical Pathways in Cardiology: A Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, vol. 11, pp. 171-176, 2012 (Impact Factor: 1.237)

 

2011

S. Hu, Y. Cao, J. Zhang, W. Kong, K. Yang, X. Li, Y. Zhang, "More Discussions for Granger Causality and New Causality Measures," Journal of Cognitive Neurodynamics by Springer, 2011

N. Read, M. Li, Y. Cao, S. Liu, B. Prabhakaran, "Loss Resilient Strategy in Body Sensor Networks," in Proc. of ACM/IEEE International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), Beijing, China, 2011

X. Huang, T. Zhao, Y. Cao, X. Mu, P. Tirilly, "Towards the Improvement of Textual Anatomy Image Classification using Image Local Features," in Proc. of  ACM International Workshop on Medical Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval (MMAR2011), held in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2011(ACM MM'11),  Scottsdale, Arizona, 2011

S. Hu, Y. Cao, J. Zhang, W. Kong, K. Yang, X. Li, Y. Zhang, "Granger Causality's Shortcomings and New Causality Measure," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN 2011), Guilin, China, 2011.

S. Hu, Y. Cao, J. Zhang, W. Kong, K. Yang, X. Li, Y. Zhang, "Evidence for Existence of Real Causality in the Case of Zero Granger Causality," in Proc. of The International Conference on Information Science and Technology (ICIST 2011), Nanjing, China, 2011

Y. Cao, H. Müller, C. E. Kahn, Jr., E Munson, "Multi-modal Medical Image Retrieval," in Proc. of SPIE Medical Imaging, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2011

 

2010

S. Philip, Y. Cao, M. Li, "Sensor Based Time Series Classification of Body Movement," in Proc. of Workshop on Bio-inspired Models and Technologies for Ambient Information Society, in conjunction with the International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (Bionetics 2010), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2010. (Oral)

S. Liu, Y. Cao, M. Li, P. Kilaru, T. Smith, and S. Toner, "A Biomedical Multimedia System under SOA", Journal of Multimedia, Special Issue: Data Semantics and Multimedia Information Management, Academy Publisher, 2010 (Accepted).

M.-L. Shyu, Y. Cao, J. Kong, M. Li, M. Lux, and J. Bao, "Introduction to the special issue on "data semantics for multimedia systems"," Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), An International Journal from Springer, 2010 (To Appear, Invited).

M.-L. Shyu, Y. Cao, M. Li, J. Kong, and J. Bao, "Introduction to the Special Issue on Data Semantics and Multimedia Information Management," Journal of Multimedia (JMM), 2010 (To Appear, Invited).

 

2009

J. Oh, S. Hwang, Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, D. Liu, J. Wong, and P. C. de. Groen, "Measuring objective quality of colonoscopy," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 56, pp. 2190-2196, 2009

S.-H. Liu*, Y. Cao*, Y. Li, M. Li, and S. Hu, "Semantic Image Classification for Medical Videos," in Proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Multimedia Systems (SCMS) in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2009), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2009 (To Appear, * indicates equal contributions)

Y. Cao, R. Troncy, B. Prabhakaran, and J. Gao, "Data Semantics for Multimedia Systems and Applications," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), San Diego, CA, USA, 2009 (To Appear, Invited)

 

2008

Y. Cao, S. Liu, M. Li, S. Hu, S. Baang, "Medical Video Event Classification Using Shared Features", in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2008, pp. 266-273 (Oral, acceptance rate 24%)

S. Liu, Y. Cao, M. Li, P. Kilaru, T. Smith, S. Toner, "A Semantics- and Data-Driven SOA for Biomedical Multimedia Systems", in Proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Data Semantics for Multimedia Systems and Applications (DSMSA), held in conjunction with IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), Berkeley, CA, USA, 2008, pp. 533-538 (Oral, selected as one of the outstanding papers and invited for extension and publication in a special issue of Journal)

Y. Cao, S. Baang, S. Liu, M. Li, S. Hu, "Audio-Visual Event Classification via Spatial-Temporal-Audio Words", to appear in Proc. of IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tampa, FL, USA, 2008 (acceptance rate 38%)

Y. Cao, S. Read, S. Raka, R. Nandamuri, "A Theoretic Framework for Object Class Tracking", in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), Hainan, China, 2008, pp.1362-1365 (Oral)  

S. Read, Y. Cao, and H. Antaramian-Hofman, "Mining the Royal Portrait Miniature for the Art Historical Context", in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), Hainan, China , 2008, pp.1358-1361 (Oral)

 

2007

D. Liu, Y. Cao, K.-H. Kim, S. Stanek, K. Lin, B. Doungratanaex-chai, W. Tavanapong, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Arthemis: A Case Study of Annotation Software in an Integrated Capturing and Analysis System for Colonoscopy," Journal of Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Elsevier Science, vol 88, pp. 152-163, 2007

Y. Cao, D. Liu, W. Tavanapong, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Computer-aided Detection of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Operations in Colonoscopy Videos",  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 54, pp. 1268-1279, 2007

D. Liu, Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Quadrant Coverage Histogram: A New Method for Measuring Quality of Colonoscopic Procedures", in Proc. of the International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Lyon, France, 2007, pp. 3470-3473

D. Liu, Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Mining colonoscopy videos to measure quality of colonoscopic procedures", in Proc. of the International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMED), Innsbruck, Austria, 2007, pp. 3470-3473 (Oral)

 

2006

Y. Cao, D. Liu, W. Tavanapong, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Automatic Classification of Image with Appendiceal Orifice in Colonoscopy Videos", in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), New York City, NY, USA, 2006, pp. 2349-2352 (Oral, acceptance rate 25%)

 

2005

S. Hwang, J. Oh, J. Lee, Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, D. Liu, J. Wong, and P. C. de Groen, "Automatic measurement of quality metrics for colonoscopy videos", in Proc. of the Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia), Singapore, 2005, pp. 912-921" in Proc. of the Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia), Singapore, 2005, pp. 912-921 (Oral, acceptance rate 16%)

 

2004

Y. Cao, D. Li, W. Tavanapong, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Parsing and Browsing Tools for Colonoscopy Videos", in Proc. of the Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia  (ACM Multimedia), New York City, NY, USA, 2004, pp. 844-851 (Oral, acceptance rate 18%)

Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, K. Kim, J. Oh, P. C. de Groen, "A Visual Model Approach for Parsing Colonoscopy Videos", in Proc. of the International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), Dublin, Ireland, 2004, LNCS 3115/2004, pp. 160-169

Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, K. Kim, J. Oh, P. C. de Groen, "A Framework for Parsing Colonoscopy Videos for Semantic Units", in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Taipei, Taiwan, 2004, pp. 1879-1882

J. Bao, Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, and V. Honavar, "Integration of Domain-Specific and Domain-Independent Ontologies for Colonoscopy Video Database Annotation", in Proc. of the International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE), Las Vegas, Nevada, 2004, pp. 82-88 (Oral)

 

2003

Y. Cao, W. Tavanapong, K. Kim, J. Wong, J. Oh, and P. C. de Groen, "Audio-assisted Scene Segmentation for Story Browsing", in Proc. of the International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), Urbana, IL, USA, 2003, pp. 446 ?455

 

Before 2003

Y. Cao and C. Chen, "Using Genetic Algorithms to Solve the Directed Postman Problem", Journal of Computer and Digital Engineering, vol. 28, pp. 28-35. March 2000