HKU HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
Lei YU

Postdoctoral Fellow

BSc, MSc (Hunan Normal University); PhD (City University of Hong Kong)


Rm 202, Run Run Shaw Building



(852) 3917-8155


(852) 2858-9041

   Research Interests

Bayesian approximate inference, probabilistic models, Computer vision.

   Selected Publications
  1. Ziquan Liu, Lei Yu, Janet H. Hsiao, and Antoni B. Chan. "Parametric Manifold Learning for Gaussian Mixture Models". International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence(IJCAI), 2019.

  2. Lei Yu, Tianyu Yang and Antoni B. Chan. "Density-Preserving Hierarchical EM Algorithm: Simplifying Gaussian Mixture Models for Approximate Inference". IEEE Transactions Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence(TPAMI), 41(6):1323-1337, June 2019.

  3. Lei Yu, Tianyu Yang and Antoni B. Chan. "Approximate Inference for Generic Likelihoods via Density-Preserving GMM Simplification". NIPS Workshop on Advances in Approximate Bayesian Inference, 2016.

  4. Zheng Ma, Lei Yu and Antoni B. Chan. "Small Instance Detection by Integer Programming on Object Density Maps". IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition(CVPR), 2015.