Publications

Journal papers

67. Yuejiao Gong, and Yicong Zhou, "Differential Evolutionary Superpixel Segmentation," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, in press, 2017.

66. Weifeng Liu, Zhenqing Zhang, Xinghua Chen, Shuying Li, and Yicong Zhou, "Dictionary Learning Based Hough Transform for Road Detection in Multispectral Image," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, in press, 2017.

65.  Zhongyun Hua, Binghang Zhou, and Yicong Zhou, "Sine-Transform-Based Chaotic System with FPGA Implementation," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, in press, 2017. 

64.  Zhongyun Hua, and Yicong Zhou, "One-Dimensional Nonlinear Model for Producing Chaos," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-12, 2017. [pdf]

63.  Yuejiao Gong, Jun Zhang, and Yicong Zhou, "Learning Multimodal Parameters: A Bare-Bones Niching Differential Evolution Approach," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-16, 2017.[pdf]

62.  Zhongyun Hua, Shuang Yi, Yicong Zhou, Chengqing Li and Yue Wu, "Designing Hyperchaotic Cat Maps with any Desired Number of Positive Lyapunov Exponents," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-11, 2017. [pdf]

61. Zhongyun Hua, Shuang Yi, and Yicong Zhou, "Medical image encryption using high-speed scrambling and pixel adaptive diffusion," Signal Processing, vol. 144, pp. 134--144, 2018.

60.  Long Bao, Shuang Yi, and Yicong Zhou, "Combination of Sharing Matrix and Image Encryption for Lossless (k, n)-Secret Image Sharing," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 26, no. 12, pp. 5618--5631, 2017.

59.  Rushi Lan, and Yicong Zhou, "Medical Image Retrieval via Histogram of Compressed Scattering Coefficients," IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 1338--1346, 2017.[pdf] [Source codes]

58.  Jiarun Song, Fuzheng Yang, Yicong Zhou, and Shan Gao, "Parametric Planning Model for Video Quality Evaluation of IPTV Services Combining Channel and Video Characteristics," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 1015--1029, 2017.[pdf]

57.  Jiangtao Peng, Hong Chen, Yicong Zhou, and Luoqing Li, "Ideal Regularized Composite Kernel for Hyperspectral Image Classification," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1563--1574, 2017. [pdf] [Source codes]

56.  Qingxiang Feng, and Yicong Zhou, "Kernel Regularized Data Uncertainty for Action Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 557--588, 2017.[pdf] [Source codes]

55.  Zhongyun Hua, and Yicong Zhou, "Design of Image Cipher Using Block-based Scrambling and Image Filtering," Information Sciences, 396, pp. 97--113, 2017.[pdf]

54.  Yantao Wei, Yicong Zhou, and Hong Li, "Spectral-Spatial Response for Hyperspectral Image Classification," Remote Sensing, vol. 9, no. 3, 203, 2017.[pdf]

53.  Shuang Yi, and Yicong Zhou, "Binary-Block Embedding for Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images," Signal Processing, vol. 133, pp. 40--51, 2017. [pdf] [Source codes]

52.  Weijia Cao, Yicong Zhou, C. L. Philp Chen, and Liming Xia, "Medical Image Encryption Using Edge Maps," Signal Processing, vol. 132, pp. 96--109, 2017.[pdf]

51.  Rushi Lan, Yicong Zhou, and Yuan Yan Tang, "Quaternionic Weber Local Descriptor of Color Images," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 261--274, 2017. [pdf] [Source codes]

50.  Qingxiang Feng, Chun Yuan, Jeng-Shyang Pan, Jar-Ferr Yang, Yang-Ting Chou, Yicong Zhou, and Weifeng Li, "Superimposed Sparse Parameter Classifiers for Face Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 378--390, 2017. [pdf] [Source codes]

49.  Zhongyun Hua, and Yicong Zhou, "Dynamic Parameter-Control Chaotic System," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 3330--3341, 2016.[pdf]

48.  Yue Wu, Zhongyun Hua, and Yicong Zhou, "n-dimensional Discrete Cat Map Generation using Laplace Expansions," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 2622--2633, 2016.[pdf]

47.  Rushi Lan, and Yicong Zhou, "Quaternion-Michelson Descriptor for Color Image Classification," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 5281--5292, 2016. [pdf] [Source codes]

46.  Qingxiang Feng, and Yicong Zhou, "Kernel Combined Sparse Representation for Disease Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1956--1968, 2016. [pdf] [Source codes]

45.  Yuejiao Gong, Jingjing Li, Yicong Zhou, Yun Li, Henry Shu-Hung Chung, Yu-Hui Shi, and Jun Zhang, "Genetic Learning Particle Swarm Optimization," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 2277--2290, 2016. (Popular articles in 2015 and 2016) [pdf] [Source codes]

44.  Yicong Zhou, and Yantao Wei, "Learning Hierarchical Spectral-Spatial Features for Hyperspectral Image Classification," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 46, no. 7, pp. 1667--1678, 2016. (Popular articles in 2016) [pdf] [Source codes]

43.  Yicong Zhou, Chen Hong, Rushi Lan, and Zhibin Pan, "Generalization Performance of Regularized Ranking with Multiscale Kernels," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 27, no. 5, pp. 993--1002, 2016. [pdf] [Source codes]

42.  Guoheng Huang, Chi Man Pun, Cong Lin, and Yicong Zhou, "Non-rigid Visual Object Tracking using User-defined Marker and Gaussian Kernel," Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 75, no. 10, pp. 5473--5492, 2016.[pdf]

41.  Shilian Yu, Ye Ai, Norman Poh, Bo Xu, Yicong Zhou, Weifeng Li, Qingmin Liao, "Two strategies to optimize the decisions in signature verification with the presence of spoofing attacks," Information Sciences, vol. 352--353, pp. 188--202, 2016.[pdf]

40.  Jiarun Song, Fuzheng Yang, Yicong Zhou, Shuai Wan, and Hong Ren Wu, "QoE Evaluation of Multimedia Services Based on Audiovisual Quality and User Interest," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 444--457, 2016.[pdf]

39.  Zhongyun Hua, and Yicong Zhou, "Image encryption using 2D Logistic-adjusted-Sine map," Information Sciences, 339, pp. 237--253, 2016. [pdf] [Source codes]

38.  Rushi Lan, Yicong Zhou, and Yuan Yan Tang, "Quaternionic Local Ranking Binary Pattern: A Local Descriptor of Color Images," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 566--579, 2016. [pdf] [Source codes]

37.  Zuodong Yang, Yong Wu, Wenteng Zhao, Yicong Zhou, Zongqing Lu, Weifeng Li, and Qingmin Liao, "A Novel Illumination-robust Local Descriptor Based on Sparse Linear Regression," Digital Signal Processing, 48, pp. 269--275, 2016.[pdf]

36.  Yue Wu, Yicong Zhou, Sos Agaian, and Joseph P. Noonan, "2D Sudoku Associated Bijections for Image Scrambling," Information Sciences, vol. 327, pp. 91--109, 2016.[pdf]

35.  L. Philip Chen, Licheng Liu, Long Chen, Yuan Yan Tang, and Yicong Zhou, "Weighted Couple Sparse Representation with Classified Regularization for Impulse Noise Removal," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 24, no. 11, pp. 4014--4026, 2015.[pdf]

34.  Yicong Zhou, Zhongyun Hua, Chi Man Pun, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Cascade Chaotic System with Applications," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 2001--2012, 2015. [pdf] [Source codes]

33.  Yicong Zhou, Jiangtao Peng, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Extreme Learning Machine with Composite Kernels for Hyperspectral Image Classification," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), 8, no. 6, pp. 2351--2360, 2015. [pdf] [Source codes]

32.  Jing He, Fuzheng Yang, and Yicong Zhou, "High-speed Implementation of Rate-distortion Optimized Quantisation for H.265/HEVC," IET Image Processing, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 652--661, 2015.[pdf]

31.  Long Bao, and Yicong Zhou, "Image Encryption: Generating Visually Meaningful Encrypted Images," Information Sciences, vol. 324, pp. 197--207, 2015.[pdf]

30.  Peipei Yuan, Hong Chen, Yicong Zhou, Xiaoyan Deng, Bin Zou, "Generalization Ability of Extreme Learning Machine with Uniformly Ergodic Markov Chains," Neurocomputing, 167, pp. 528--534, 2015.[pdf]

29.  Jiangtao Peng, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Region-Kernel-based Support Vector Machines for Hyperspectral Image Classification," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 4810--4824, 2015. [pdf] [Source codes]

28.  Yinyan Jiang, Biao Wang, Yicong Zhou, Weifeng Li, Qingmin Liao, "Patterns of Weber Magnitude and Orientation for Uncontrolled Face Representation and Recognition," Neurocomputing, 165, pp. 190--201, 2015.[pdf]

27.  Licheng Liu, C. L. Philip Chen, Yicong Zhou, and Xinge You, "A new Weighted Mean Filter with a Two-phase Detector for Removing Impulse Noise," Information Sciences, vol. 315, pp. 1--16, 2015.[pdf]

26.  Karen Panetta, Sos Agaian, Jean-Charles Pinoli, and Yicong Zhou, "Image Processing Algorithms and Measures for the Analysis of Biomedical Imaging Systems Applications," International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Vol. 2015, Article ID 926921, 2015.[pdf]

25.  Zhongyun Hua, Yicong Zhou, Chi Man Pun, and C. L. Philip Chen, "2D Sine Logistic Modulation Map for Image Encryption," Information Sciences, vol. 297, pp. 80--94, 2015. (Highly cited paper in the ISI database since 2016) [pdf] [Source codes]

24.  Yicong Zhou, Jiangtao Peng, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Dimension Reduction using Spatial and Spectral Regularized Local Discriminant Embedding for Hyperspectral Image Classification," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 1082--1698, 2015. [pdf] [Source codes]

23.  Yicong Zhou, Weijia Cao, Licheng Liu, Sos Agaian, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Fast Fourier Transform Using Matrix Decomposition," Information Sciences, vol. 291, pp. 172--183, 2015.[pdf]

22.  Weifeng Li, Longbiao Wang, Yicong Zhou, John Dines, Mathew Magimai Doss, Hervé Bourlard, and Qingmin Liao, "Feature Mapping of Multiple Beamformed Sources for Robust Overlapping Speech Recognition Using a Microphone Array," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 2244--2255, 2014.[pdf]

21.  Xiangli Liao, Hongbo Xu, Yicong Zhou, Kunqian Li, Wenbing Tao, Qiuju Guo, and Liman Liu, "Automatic Image Segmentation using Salient Key Point Extraction and Star Shape Prior," Signal Processing, vol. 105, pp. 122--136, 2014. (Most Downloaded Signal Processing Articles in 2014 and 2015)[pdf]

20.  Wenbing Tao, Yicong Zhou, Kunqian Li, Kun Sun, and Zhiguo Zhang, "Spatial Adjacent Bag of Features with Multiple Superpixels for Object Segmentation and Classification," Information Sciences, vol. 281, pp. 373--385, 2014.[pdf]

19.  Yue Wu, Yicong Zhou, and Long Bao, "Discrete Wheel-Switching Chaotic System and Applications," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 61, no. 12, pp. 3469--3477, 2014.[pdf]

18.  Yong Wu, Yinyan Jiang, Yicong Zhou, Weifeng Li, Zongqing Lu, and Qingmin Liao, "Generalized Weber-face for Ilumination-robust Face Recognition," Neurocomputing, 136, pp. 262--267, 2014.[pdf]

17.  Yue Wu, Yicong Zhou, Sos Agaian, and Joseph P. Noonan, "A Symmetric Image Cipher using Wave Perturbations," Signal Processing, vol. 102, pp. 122--131, 2014.[pdf]

16.  Hong Chen, Jiangtao Peng, Yicong Zhou, Luoqing Li, and Zhibin Pan, "Extreme Learning Machine for Ranking: Generalization Analysis and Applications," Neural Networks, vol. 53, pp. 119--126, 2014.[pdf]

15.  Yicong Zhou, Weijia Cao, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image Encryption using Binary Bitplane," Signal Processing, vol. 100, pp. 197--207, 2014. (Most Downloaded Signal Processing Articles in 2014)[pdf]

14.  Yue Wu, Yicong Zhou, Joseph P. Noonan, and Sos Agaian, "Design of Image Cipher Using Latin Squares," Information Sciences, vol. 264, pp. 317--339, 2014. [pdf] [Source codes]

13.  Chanchan Qin, Guoping Zhang, Yicong Zhou, Wenbing Tao, and Zhiguo Cao, "Integration of the Saliency-based Seed Extraction and Random Walks for Image Segmentation," Neurocomputing, 129, pp. 378--391, 2014.[pdf]

12.  Yicong Zhou, Long Bao, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A New 1D Chaotic System for Image Encryption," Signal Processing, vol. 97, pp. 172--182, 2014. (Most Downloaded Signal Processing Articles in 2014 and Most Cited Article Signal Processing in 2016, also Highly cited paper in the ISI database since 2015) [pdf] [Source codes]

11.  Hong Chen, Yicong Zhou, Yi Tang, Yuanyan Tang, and Zhibin Pan, "Generalization Performance of Support Vector Classifiers for Density Level Detection," Neurocomputing, 119, pp. 434--438, 2013.[pdf]

10.  Weifeng Li, Longbiao Wang, Yicong Zhou, Hervé Bourlard, and Qingmin Liao, "Robust Log-Energy Estimation and its Dynamic Change Enhancement for In-car Speech Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 1689--1698, 2013.[pdf]

9.  Yicong Zhou, Long Bao, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image Encryption Using a New Parametric Switching Chaotic System," Signal Processing, vol. 93, no. 11, pp. 3039--3052, 2013. (Most Downloaded Signal Processing Articles in 2013 and 2014) [pdf] [Source codes]

8.  Weifeng Li, Yicong Zhou, Norman Poh, Fei Zhou, and Qingmin Liao, "Feature Denoising using Joint Sparse Representation for In-car Speech Recognition," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 681--684, 2013.[pdf]

7.  Hong Chen, Yicong Zhou, Yuanyan Tang, Luoqing Li, and Zhibin Pan, "Convergence Rate of the Semi-supervised Greedy Algorithm," Neural Networks, vol. 44, pp. 44--50, 2013.[pdf]

6.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, Sos Agaian, and C. L. Philip Chen, "(n, k, p)-Gray Code for Image Systems," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 515--529, 2013.[pdf]

5.  Yue Wu, Yicong Zhou, George Saveriades, Sos Agaian, Premkumar Natarajan, and Joseph P. Noonan, "Local Shannon Entropy Measure with Statistical Tests for Image Randomness," Information Sciences, vol. 222, pp. 323--342, 2013.[pdf]

4.  L. Philip Chen, Mei-Ching Chen, Sos Agaian, Yicong Zhou, Anuradha Roy, and Benjamin M. Rodriguez, "A pattern recognition system for JPEG steganography detection, " Optics Communications, vol. 285, no. 21--22, pp. 4252--4261, 2012.[pdf]

3.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, Sos Agaian, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image Encryption Using P-Fibonacci Decomposition and Transform," Optics Communications, vol. 285, no. 5, pp. 594--608, 2012. [pdf] [Source codes]

2.  Karen Panetta, Yicong Zhou, Sos Agaian, and Hongwei Jia "Nonlinear Unsharp Masking for Mammogram Enhancement," IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 918--928, 2011. (Popular articles in 2012 and 2015)[pdf]

1.  Karen Panetta, Sos Agaian, Yicong Zhou, and Eric Wharton, "Parameterized Logarithmic Framework for Image Enhancement," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 460--473, 2011. (Popular articles since 2012)[pdf]

Books/Book Chapters

1.Yicong Zhou, Sos Agaian, Karen Panetta, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Nonlinear Unsharp Masking for Enhancing Suspicious Regions in Mammograms" in Computer-Aided Cancer Detection and Diagnosis: Recent Advances, SPIE, 2013, ISBN: 9780819497390.

2.Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Multimedia Encryption Using Recursive Sequences". VDM Verlag, Germany, 2008, ISBN 978-3-63908-523-5.

Conference papers

63. Qingxiang Feng, and Yicong Zhou, "Discriminant Projection Representation-based Classification for Vision Recognition," The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18), New Orleans, USA, Accepted, 2017

62.  Xiaolin Xiao, and Yicong Zhou, "Focusness Guided Salient Object Detection," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2017), Banff, Canada, accepted, 2017.

61.  Weijia Cao, and Yicong Zhou, "4×4 Parametric Integer Discrete Cosine Transforms," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2017), Banff, Canada, accepted, 2017.

60.  Shuang Yi, and Yicong Zhou, "Adaptive Code Embedding for Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images" 2017 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2017), Beijing, China, Accepted, 2017.

59.  Rushi Lan, and Yicong Zhou, "An Extended Probabilistic Collaborative Representation based Classifier for Image Classification," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2017), Hong Kong, China, pp. 1392--1397, 2017.

58.  Weijia Cao, and Yicong Zhou, "Parametric Integer Cosine Transform," The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics (CYBCONF 2017), Exeter, UK, pp. 1--4, 2017. [pdf]

57.  Zhou Zhao, and Yicong Zhou, "An Image Contrast Enhancement Algorithm Using PLIP-based Histogram Modification," The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics (CYBCONF 2017), Exeter, UK, pp. 1--4, 2017. [pdf]

56.  Xiaolin Xiao, Yue-Jiao Gong, and Yicong Zhou, "Adaptive Superpixel Segmentation Aggregating Local Contour and Texture Features," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), New Orleans, USA, pp. 1902--1906, 2017. [pdf]

55.  Shuang Yi, and Yicong Zhou, "Improved Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images using Histogram Modification," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, pp. 4819--4823, 2016.[pdf]

54.  Rushi Lan, and Yicong Zhou, "Quaternion Decomposition Based Discriminant Analysis for Color Face Recognition," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1833--1837, 2016.[pdf]

53.  Zhou Zhao, and Yicong Zhou, "Comparative Study of Logarithmic Image Processing Models for Medical Image Enhancement," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1046--1050, 2016.[pdf]

52.  Jiangtao Peng, and Yicong Zhou, "Ideal Regularized Kernels for Hyperspectral Image Classification," 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), pp. 3274--3277, 2016.[pdf]

51.  Yantao Wei, and Yicong Zhou, "Stacked Tensor Subspace Learning for Hyperspectral Image Classification," 2016 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2016), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 1985--1992, 2016.[pdf]

50.  Yuejiao Gong, Yicong Zhou, and Xinglin Zhang, "A Superpixel Segmentation Algorithm based on Differential Evolution," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2016), Seattle, USA, pp. 1--6, 2016.[pdf]

49.  Qingxiang Feng, Yicong Zhou*, and Rushi Lan, "Pairwise Linear Regression Classification for Image Set Retrieval," IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Las Vegas, USA, pp. 4865--4872, 2016. [pdf] [Source codes]

48.  Zhou Zhao, and Yicong Zhou, "PLIP Based Unsharp Masking for Medical Image Enhancement," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2016), Shanghai, China, pp. 1238--1242, 2016.[pdf]

47.  Qingxiang Feng, and Yicong Zhou, "Iterative Linear Regression Classification for Image Recognition," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2016), Shanghai, China, pp. 1566--1570, 2016.[pdf]

46.  Zhongyun Hua, Binghang Zhou, and Yicong Zhou, "Image content-based encryption algorithm using high-dimensional chaotic system," 2015 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA 2015), Hong Kong, China, pp. 554--557, 2015.[pdf]

45.  Zhongyun Hua, Yiran Wang, and Yicong Zhou, "Image Cipher Using a New Interactive Two-Dimensional Chaotic Map," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2015), Hong Kong, China, pp. 1804--1808, 2015.[pdf]

44.  Rushi Lan, Yicong Zhou, Y. Y. Tang, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image denoising using non-local fuzzy means," 2015 IEEE China Summit & International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP 2015), Chengdu, China, pp. 196--200, 2015.[pdf]

43.  Shuang Yi, and Yicong Zhou, "An improved reversible data hiding algorithm in encrypted images," 2015 IEEE China Summit & International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP 2015), Chengdu, China, pp. 225--229, 2015.[pdf]

42.  Lunbo Chen, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Quaternion-based color difference measure for removing impulse noise in color images," 2014 International Conference on Informative and Cybernetics for Computational Social Systems (ICCSS 2014), Qingdao, China, pp. 123--127, 2014.[pdf]

41.  Jiangtao Peng, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Multi-scale patch based box kernels for hyperspectral image classification," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), San Diego, CA, pp. 3203--3208, 2014.[pdf]

40.  Long Bao, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A lossless (2, 8)-chaos-based secret image sharing," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), San Diego, CA, pp. 3209--3214, 2014.[pdf]

39.  Shuang Yi, Yicong Zhou, Chi Man Pun, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A New Reversible Data Hiding Algorithm in the Encryption Domain," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), San Diego, CA, pp. 3215--3220, 2014.[pdf]

38.  Zhongyun Hua, Yicong Zhou, Chi Man Pun, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image encryption using 2D logistic-sine chaotic map," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), San Diego, CA, pp. 3229--3234, 2014.[pdf]

37.  Licheng Liu, C. L. Philip Chen, Yicong Zhou, and Y. Y. Tang, "Impulse noise removal using sparse representation with fuzzy weights," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), San Diego, CA, pp. 4052--4057, 2014.[pdf]

36.  Jiangtao Peng, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Spatial-spectral metric learning for hyperspectral remote sensing image classification," Proceedings of SPIE 9222, San Diego, California, 92220K, 2014.[pdf]

35.  Weifeng Li, Norman Poh, and Yicong Zhou, "Combining two strategies to optimize biometric decisions against spoofing attacks," Proceedings of SPIE 9216, San Diego, California, pp. 92161H, 2014.[pdf]

34.  Rushi Lan, Yicong Zhou, Y. Y. Tang, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Person reidentification using quaterionic local binary pattern," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2014), Chengdu, China, pp. 1--6, 2014. [pdf] [Source codes]

33.  Zhongyun Hua, Yicong Zhou, Chi-Man Pun, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A new 1D parameter-control chaotic framework," Proceedings of SPIE 9030, San Francisco, CA, pp. 90300M, 2014.[pdf]

32.  Shuang Yi, Yicong Zhou, Chi-Man Pun, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A new collage steganographic algorithm using cartoon design," Proceedings of SPIE 9030, San Francisco, CA, pp. 90300N, 2014.[pdf]

31.  Chengzhe Yin, Yicong Zhou, Sos Agaian, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Parametric rational unsharp masking for image enhancement," Proceedings of SPIE 9019, San Francisco, CA, pp. 90190W, 2014.[pdf]

30.  Lunbo Chen, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Nonlocal means algorithm using superformula kernel for image denoising," 2013 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Xi’an China, pp. 1--4, 2013.[pdf]

29.  Han Cao, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image Double Encryption Based on Parametric Discrete Cosine Transform," 2013 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Xi’an China, pp. 1--4, 2013.[pdf]

28.  Zuodong Yang, Yong Wu, Yinyan Jiang, Yicong Zhou, Weifeng Li, and Qingmin Liao, "Local consistency preserved coupled mappings for low-resolution face recognition," 2013 Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, pp. 1--4, 2013.[pdf]

27.  Zhongyun Hua, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A new series-wound framework for generating 1D chaotic maps," 2013 IEEE Digital Signal Processing & Signal Processing Education Meeting (DSP/SPE), Napa, California, pp. 118--123, 2013.[pdf]

26.  Licheng Liu, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A new selective filtering algorithm for image denoising," 2013 IEEE Digital Signal Processing & Signal Processing Education Meeting (DSP/SPE), Napa, California, pp. 193--197, 2013.[pdf]

25.  Long Bao, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "Image encryption in the wavelet domain," Proceedings of SPIE 8755, Baltimore, MD, pp. 875501A, 2013. (Best Paper runner-up)[pdf]

24.  Weijia Cao, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A new image encryption algorithm using truncated P-Fibonacci bit-planes," 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), Seoul, Korea, pp. 1185--1188, 2012.[pdf]

23.  L. Philip Chen, Tong Zhang, and Yicong Zhou, "Image encryption algorithm based on a new combined chaotic system," 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), Seoul, Korea, pp. 2500--2504, 2012.[pdf]

22.  Tong Zhang, Yicong Zhou, and C. L. Philip Chen, "A new combined chaotic system for image encryption," 2012 IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Automation Engineering (CSAE 2012), Zhangjiajie, China, pp. 331--335, 2012.[pdf]

21.  Long Bao, Yicong Zhou, C. L. Philip Chen, and Hongli Liu, "A new chaotic system for image encryption," 2012 IEEE International Conference on System Science and Engineering (ICSSE 2012), Dalian, China, pp. 69--73, 2012.[pdf]

20.  Yicong Zhou, and Sos Agaian, "Image encryption using the image steganography concept and PLIP model,” 2011 IEEE International Conference on System Science and Engineering (ICSSE 2011), Macau, China, pp. 699--703, 2011.[pdf]

19.  Sarkis Agaian, and Yicong Zhou, "Generalized Phi number system and its applications for image decomposition and enhancement,” Proceedings of SPIE 7881, San Jose, CA, pp. 78810M, 2011.[pdf]

18.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "3D CT baggage image enhancement based on order statistic decomposition,” 2010 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Waltham, MA, pp. 287--291, 2010.[pdf]

17.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Nonlinear filtering for enhancing prostate MR images via alpha-trimmed mean separation,” 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 3698--3701, 2010.[pdf]

16.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Human visual system based mammogram enhancement and analysis,” 2010 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing Theory Tools and Applications (IPTA 2010), Paris, France, pp. 229--234, 2010.[pdf]

15.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "CT baggage image enhancement using a combination of alpha-weighted mean separation and histogram equalization,” Proceedings of SPIE 7708, Orlando, FL, pp. 77080G, 2010.[pdf]

14.  Yue Wu, Yicong Zhou, Joseph P. Noonan, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Image encryption using Sudoku matrix,” Proceedings of SPIE 7708, Orlando, FL, pp. 77080P, 2010.[pdf]

13.  Li Lu, Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Comparative study of histogram equalization algorithms for image enhancement,” Proceedings of SPIE 7708, Orlando, FL, pp. 770811, 2010.[pdf]

12.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Image encryption using discrete parametric cosine transform,” The 43rd Annual Asilomar IEEE Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ACSSC2009), Pacific Grove, CA, pp.395--399, 2009.[pdf]

11.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Image encryption algorithms based on generalized P-Gray code bit plane decomposition,” The 43rd Annual Asilomar IEEE Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ACSSC 2009), Pacific Grove, CA, pp.400--404, 2009.[pdf]

10.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Image encryption using binary key-images,” 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2009), San Antonio, TX, pp. 4569--4574, 2009.[pdf]

9.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "A lossless encryption method for medical images using edge maps,” The 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS2009), Minneapolis, Minnesota, pp. 3707--3710, 2009.[pdf]

8.  Yicong Zhou, Kare Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Mammogram enhancement using alpha weighted quadratic filter,” The 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS2009), Minneapolis, Minnesota, pp. 3681--3684, 2009.[pdf]

7.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, Ravindranath Cherukuri, and Sos Agaian, "Selective object encryption for privacy protection,” Proceedings of SPIE 7351, Orlando, FL, pp. 73510F, 2009.[pdf]

6.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Image encryption based on edge information,” Proceedings of SPIE 7256, San Jose, CA, pp. 725603, 2009.[pdf]

5.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Comparison of recursive sequence based image scrambling algorithms,” 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2008), Singapore, pp. 697--701, 2008.[pdf]

4.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "An image scrambling algorithm using parameter based M-sequences,” 2008 IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Kunming, China, pp. 3695--3698, 2008.[pdf]

3.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "Partial multimedia encryption with different security levels,” 2008 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Waltham, MA, pp. 513--518, 2008.[pdf]

2.  Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, and Sos Agaian, "P-recursive sequence and key-dependent multimedia scrambling,” Proceedings of SPIE 6982, Orlando, FL, pp. 69820H, 2008.[pdf]

1. Yicong Zhou, Sos Agaian, Valencia M. Joyner, and Karen Panetta, "Two Fibonacci p-code based image scrambling algorithms,” Proceedings of SPIE 6812, San Jose, CA, pp. 681215, 2008.[pdf]