Huayang Xie

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Biography

Research interests

    • genetic programming
    • machine learning
    • speech recognition
    • web services
    • mobile systems
    • network security
    • data warehousing

My PhD study focuses on Genetic Programming.

My Masters study focuses on speech recognition systems:

Speech recognition for ESL: A NERF funded project with Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, Neil Leslie, and researchers in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies to develop tools to assist ESL learners.

My honours project focues on materialised views/data warehousing

Selected Publications

  • Huayang Xie and Mengjie Zhang, "An Analysis and Evaluation of the Saving Capability and Feasibility of Backward-chaining Evolutionary Algorithms", In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, volume 5865, pages 63-72, Springer-Verlag, 2009

  • Huayang Xie and Mengjie Zhang, "Balancing Parent and Offspring Selection in Genetic Programming", In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 5866, pages 454-464, Springer-Verlag, 2009

  • Peter Andreae, Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, "Genetic Programming for Detecting Rhythmic Stress in Spoken English", International Journal of Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Engineering Systems, 12(1):15-28, 2008.

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "An Analysis of the Distribution of Swapped Subtree Sizes in Tree-based Genetic Programming", In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2008), pages 2864-2871, IEEE Computer Society Press, 2008.

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, Mark Johnston, "Is the Not-Sampled Issue in Tournament Selection Critical?", In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2008), pages 3711-3718, IEEE Computer Society Press, 2008.

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, Mark Johnston, "An Analysis of Multi-Sampled Issue and No-Replacement Tournament Selection", In Proceedings of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2008), pages 1323-1330, ACM Press, 2008

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "An Analysis of Depth of Crossover Points in Tree-based Genetic Programming", In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2007), pages 4561-4568, IEEE Computer Society Press (2007)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "Genetic Programming for New Zealand CPI Inflation Prediction", In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2007), pages 2538-2545, IEEE Computer Society Press (2007)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "Another Investigation on Tournament Selection: modelling and visualisation", In Proceedings of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2007), pages 1468-1475, ACM Press (2007)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "An Analysis of Constructive Crossover and Selection Pressure in Genetic Programming", In Proceedings of Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2007), pages 1739-1746, ACM Press, (2007)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "Automatic Selection Pressure Control in Genetic Programming", In Proceedings of the sixth International conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, pages 435-440, IEEE Computer Society Press, (2006)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "A Study of Good Predecessor Programs for Reducing Fitness Evaluation Cost in Genetic Programming", In Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2006), pages 9211-9218, IEEE Computer Society Press (2006)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "Population Clustering in Genetic Programming", In Proceedings of 9th European Conference on Genetic Programming, volume 3905 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 190-201, Springer-Verlag (2006)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, "Genetic Programming for Automatic Stress Detection in Spoken English", In Proceedings of 8th European Workshop on Evolutionary Computation in Image Analysis and Signal Processing, volume 3907 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 460-471, Springer-Verlag (2006)

  • Huayang Xie, "Diversity Control in GP with ADFs for Regression Tasks", In The 18th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AI2005: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, volume 3809 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 1253-1257, Springer-Verlag (2005)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, and Paul Warren, "Learning Models for English Speech Recognition", In Australian Computer Science Communications, volume 26, no. 1, pages 323-330, Dunedin (2004)

  • Huayang Xie, Mengjie Zhang, Peter Andreae, and Paul Warren, "Detecting Stress in Spoken English Using Decision Trees and Support Vector Machines", In Australian Computer Science Communications, volume 26, no. 7, pages 145-150, Dunedin (2004)

  • Huayang Xie, "An Anti-macro-virus System for Word", Computer Technology, volume 12, pages 54-58, 1997.

Achievements

  • Doctoral Completion Award, 2009
  • ACM Student Travel Grant Awards, 2008
  • BuildIT PhD Travel Award, 2008
  • New Zealand Postgraduate Study Abroad Awards (NZPSAA) 2007
  • Small Grants, Faculties of Science, VUW, 2007
  • New Zealand Postgraduate Study Abroad Awards (NZPSAA) 2006
  • Todd Foundation Award for Excellence 2006
  • Small Grants, Faculties of Science, VUW, 2006
  • Postgraduate Scholarship for PhD Study, VUW, 2005-2008
  • Small Grants, Faculties of Science, VUW, 2005
  • SMCS Graduate Scholarship and Computer Science Studentship, VUW, 2004
  • Small Grants, Faculties of Science, VUW, 2003
  • SMCS Graduate Scholarship and Computer Science Studentship, VUW, 2003

Others

  • Two computer technology patents (ZL1994 2 28656.1 and ZL1996 2 25560.2) granted by National Patent Bureau of P.R. China.