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Dr Patrick Wong

Professional biography

Dr. Patrick Wong received his BEng (Hons.) degree in Digital Systems Engineering in 1993 and Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering in 1999 from University of Sunderland, UK. Currently, he is a Lecturer of Intelligent Computer Systems and a supervisor of the Next Generation Multimedia Research Group of Open University.

He joined the Open University in December 1999 as a research fellow and become a lecturer in 2002. Since 2013, he has been a committee member of the Open University's Animal Welfare Ethical Review Body.

He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and a chartered engineer. Since 2015, he has become a committe member of the IET's Vision and Imaging Professional network.

He is a co-editor of Emerald's Kybernetes (The international journal of cybernetics, systems and management sciences), associated editor of the British Journal of Mathematics and Computer Sciences. He also regularly reviews paper for a number of journals which includes IET Communications, Elsevier's Physics Letters A, Physica, The International Journal of Simulation, Systems, Science and Technologies.

His main sport is table tennis. In fact, he chairs the Open University Table Tennis Club and also plays league matches at Milton Keynes Table Tennis League.

He is also a trustee of the Milton Keynes Chinese School and Community Centre.

Research interests

His research interests are in artificial intelligent applications, especially in computer vision applications, biometrics recognition, image processing and fault prediction and detection. He is supervising PhD students on projects related to Multiview Image Processing and Cognitive Radio Technologies. He is also developing an automatic table tennis umpiring tool using image/video processing and artificial intelligent techniques.

He was a runners up of the BCS Competition for the Machine Intelligence Prize, which was held at ES2002 in Cambridge on 11th December 2002.

Teaching interests

He is currently the deputy chair of TM129 Technologies in practice and a module team member of T215 Communication and Information Technologies. Previously, he chaired the presentation of TM128 Microsoft Server Technologies between 2013 and 2014, T396 Artificial Intelligence for Technology from 2003 to 2007. He was also an author of M366 Natural and Artificial intelligence, T215 Communication and Information Technologies, TM128 Microsoft Server Technologies and TM129 Technologies in practice.

Research Activity

Research groups

NameTypeParent Unit
CRC (LM & KT): NeXt Generation Multimedia TechnologiesGroupFaculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology

Publications

A New Dynamic Spectrum Access Algorithm for TV White Space Cognitive Radio Networks (2016)
Martin, John; Dooley, Laurence and Wong, Patrick
IET Communications ((e-first))
Tracking Table Tennis Balls in Real Match Scenes for Umpiring Applications (2011-10)
Wong, Patrick and Dooley, Laurence
British Journal of Mathematics & Computer Science, 1(4) (pp. 228-241)
Identifying table tennis balls from real match scenes using image processing and artificial intelligence techniques (2009-11)
Wong, Patrick
International Journal of Simulation Systems, Science & Technology, 10(7) (pp. 6-14)
Multiview System for Tracking a Fast Moving Object Against Complex Backgrounds (2016-10-27)
Wong, Patrick
In : International Conference on Innovation for Connected World and Smart Living (27-29 October 2016, Hong Kong)
Tracking a table tennis ball for umpiring purposes using a multi-agent system (2016-07)
Myint, Hnin; Wong, Patrick; Dooley, Laurence and Hopgood, Adrian
In : The 20th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (25th - 28th July 2016, Las Vegas, USA)
Improving distributed video coding side information by intelligently combining macro-blocks from multiple algorithms (2015-12-01)
Akinola, M. O.; Dooley, L. S. and Wong, K. C. P.
In : 2nd IET International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing (ISP 2015) (1 - 2 December 2015, London)
Tracking a table tennis ball for umpiring purposes (2015-05-18)
Myint, Hnin; Wong, Patrick; Dooley, Laurence and Hopgood, Adrian
In : Fourteenth IAPR International Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2015) (18-22 May 2015, Tokyo, Japan)
Robust Image Registration using Adaptive Expectation Maximisation based PCA (2014-12-07)
Reel, P.S.; Dooley, L.S.; Wong, K.P. and Börner, A.
In : IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference (VCIP'14) (7-10 December 2014, Valletta, Malta) (pp. 105-108)
Disocclusion Hole-Filling in DIBR-Synthesized Images using Multi-Scale Template Matching (2014-12-07)
Reel, S.; Wong, K. C. P.; Cheung, G. and Dooley, L. S.
In : IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference (VCIP'14) (7-10 December 2014, Valletta, Malta) (pp. 494-497)
Enhanced retinal image registration accuracy using expectation maximisation and variable bin-sized mutual information (2014-05-04)
Reel, P. S.; Dooley, L. S.; Wong, K. C. P. and Börner, A.
In : 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) (4-9 May 2014, Florence, Italy) (pp. 6682-6686)
A new cross-layer dynamic spectrum access architecture for TV White Space cognitive radio applications (2013-12)
Martin, J. H.; Dooley, L. S. and Wong, K. C. P.
In : Intelligent Signal Processing (ISP) Conference 2013 (2-3 December 2013, London)
Joint texture-depth pixel inpainting of disocclusion holes in virtual view synthesis (2013-10-29)
Reel, Smarti; Cheung, Gene; Wong, Patrick and Dooley, Laurence S.
In : APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference 2013 (29 Oct - 01 Nov 2013, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
Multimodal retinal image registration using a fast principal component analysis hybrid-based similarity measure (2013-09-15)
Reel, Parminder Singh; Dooley, Laurence S.; Wong, K. C. P. and Börner, Anko
In : 20th International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) (15-18 September 2013, Melbourne, Australia)
Fast EM principal component analysis image registration using neighbourhood pixel connectivity (2013-08-27)
Reel, Parminder Singh; Dooley, Laurence S.; Wong, K. C. P. and Börner, Anko
In : 15th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (27-29 August 2013, York)
Robust retinal image registration using expectation maximisation with mutual information (2013-05-26)
Reel, Parminder; Dooley, Laurence and Wong, Patrick
In : 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) (26-31 May 2013, Vancouver, Canada ) (pp. 1118-1122)
Efficient Image Registration using Fast Principal Component Analysis (2012-09)
Reel, Parminder Singh; Dooley, Laurence S. and Wong, Patrick
In : IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'12) (30th Sept to 3rd Oct 2012, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida, USA)
A New Mutual Information based Similarity Measure for Medical Image Registration (2012-07)
Reel, Parminder Singh; Dooley, Laurence S. and Wong, Patrick
In : IET Image Processing Conference 2012 (3rd - 4th July 2012, London)
A new cross-layer design strategy for TV white space cognitive radio applications (2011-11)
Martin, John; Dooley, Laurence and Wong, Patrick
In : International Workshop on Cross-Layer Design (30 Nov - 01 Dec 2011, Rennes, France)
Improved side information generation using adaptive overlapped block motion compensation and higher-order interpolation (2011-06-16)
Akinola, Mobolaji; Dooley, Laurence and Wong, Patrick
In : 18th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2011) (16-18 June 2011, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina )
Wyner-Ziv side information generation using a higher order piecewise trajectory temporal interpolation algorithm (2010-12-04)
Akinola, Mobolaji; Dooley, Laurence and Wong, Patrick
In : 2010 International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2010) (4-5 Dec 2010, Manila, Philippines)
High-motion table tennis ball tracking for umpiring applications (2010-10)
Wong, Patrick and Dooley, Laurence
In : IEEE 10th International Conference on Signal Processing (24-28 Oct 2010, Beijing, China)
Developing an Intelligent Table Tennis Umpiring System: Identifying the ball from the scene (2008-05)
Wong, Patrick K. C.
In : 2008 Second Asia International Conference on Modelling & Simulation (13-15 May 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Developing an intelligent table tennis umpiring system (2007-07-03)
Wong, Patrick
In : International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Agents 2007 (3 - 5 July 2007, Lisbon, Portugal)
Developing an intelligent assistant for table tennis umpires (2007-03-27)
Wong, Patrick K. C.
In : First Asia International Conference on Modelling and Simulation (27-30 March 2007, Phuket, Thailand)
DARBS: A Distributed Blackboard System (2001-12)
Nolle, L.; Wong, K.C.P. and Hopgood, A.A.
In : 21st SGES International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems and Applied Artificial Intelligence (10-12 December 2001, Cambridge, UK)
Development of a distributed knowledge-based system (2001-06)
Wong, K.C.P. and Hopgood, A.A.
In : International Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2001 (25-28 Jun 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
Digital measurement of lightning impulse parameters using curving fitting algorithms (1999-08)
Wong, K. C. P.; Ryan, H. M.; Tindle, J.; Blackett, J. and Watts, M. W.
In : Eleventh International Symposium on High-Voltage Engineering (23-27 August 1999, London, UK) (pp. 1.193-1.196)
Today's problems with the evaluation methods of full lightning impulse parameters as described in IEC 60060-1 (1999)
Berlijn, S.; Kvarngren, M.; Garnacho, F.; Simon, P.; Gockenbach, E.; Werle, P.; Hackemack, K.; Wong, K. C. P. and Watts, M.
In : Eleventh International Symposium on High-Voltage Engineering (23-27 August 1999, London, UK) (pp. 1.49-1.52)
An investigation into the relevancy of the wave shape parameters used for lightning impulse tests (1998)
Benda-Berlijn, Sonja; Kvarngren, Mats; Garnacho, Fernando; Gonzalez, Antonio; Simon, Pascual; Gockenbach, Ernst; Werle, Peter; Hackemack, Klaus; Watts, Malcolm and Wong, Patrick
In : CIGRE Working Group 03, Study Committee 33, High Voltage Test and Measuring Techniques (8 July 1998)
Update of an early warning fault detection method using artificial intelligence techniques (1997)
Wong, K. C. P.; Ryan, H. M. and Tindle, J.
In : IEE Colloquium on Operational Monitoring of Distribution and Transmission Systems (28 January 1997, London, UK) (pp. 5/1-5/6)
Power system fault prediction using artificial neural networks (1996-09)
Wong, K. C. P.; Ryan, H. M. and Tindle, J.
In : 1996 International Conference on Neural Information Processing (24-27 September 1996, Hong Kong) (pp. 1181-1186)
Early warning fault detection using artificial intelligent methods (1996)
Wong, K. C. P.; Ryan, H. M. and Tindle, J.
In : 31st Universities Power Engineering Conference '96 (18-20 September 1996, Iraklio, Crete, Greece) (pp. 949-952)
A unified model of the electrical power network (1995)
Wong, K. C. P.; Ryan, H. M. and Tindle, J.
In : 30th Universities Power Engineering Conference (5-7 September 1995, Greenwich, London, UK) (pp. 599-602)

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