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Book Chapters

Kwok NM; Wang D; Ha QP; Fang G; Chen SY, 2013, 'Locally-equalized image contrast enhancement using PSO-tuned sectorized equalization', in Computational Intelligence in Image Processing, pp. 21 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30621-1_2

Wang D; Kwok NM; Liu DK; Ha QP, 2009, 'Ranked pareto particle swarm optimization for mobile robot motion planning', in Studies in Computational Intelligence, pp. 97 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89933-4_5

Ha QP; Kwok NM, 2007, 'Swarm-based cooperative control for group of mobile robots', in Pennacchio S (ed.), Emerging Technologies, Robotics, and Control Systems, edn. 1, The International Society for Advanced Research, Palermo, Italy, pp. 174 - 190

Journal articles

Peng Y; Cai J; Wu T; Cao G; Kwok N; Zhou S; Peng Z, 2019, 'Online wear characterisation of rolling element bearing using wear particle morphological features', Wear, vol. 430-431, pp. 369 - 375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2019.05.005

Peng Y; Cai J; Wu T; Cao G; Kwok N; Zhou S; Peng Z, 2019, 'A hybrid convolutional neural network for intelligent wear particle classification', Tribology International, vol. 138, pp. 166 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2019.05.029

Peng Y; Ruan S; Guangzhong CAO; Huang S; Kwok N; Zhou S, 2019, 'Automated product boundary defect detection based on image moment feature anomaly', IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 52731 - 52742, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2911358

Peng Y; Shi H; Wu H; Li R; Kwok N; Liu SC; Liu S; Rahnam MA, 2019, 'An Optimum Shift-and-Weighted brightness mapping for low-illumination image restoration', Imaging Science Journal, vol. 67, pp. 187 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13682199.2019.1592891

Wu H; Kwok NM; Liu S; Li R; Wu T; Peng Z, 2019, 'Restoration of defocused ferrograph images using a large kernel convolutional neural network', Wear, vol. 426-427, pp. 1740 - 1747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2018.12.089

Wang S; Wu T; Yang L; Kwok N; Sarkodie-Gyan T, 2019, 'Three-dimensional reconstruction of wear particle surface based on photometric stereo', Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, vol. 133, pp. 350 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2018.10.032

Wu H; Li R; Kwok NM; Peng Y; Wu T; Peng Z, 2019, 'Restoration of low-informative image for robust debris shape measurement in on-line wear debris monitoring', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 114, pp. 539 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2018.05.032

Wang S; Wu T; Wu H; Kwok N, 2018, 'Modeling wear state evolution using real-time wear debris features', Tribology and Lubrication Technology, vol. 74, pp. 86 - 100

Shi H; Liu S; Wu H; Li R; Liu S; Kwok N; Peng Y, 2018, 'Oscillatory Particle Swarm Optimizer', Applied Soft Computing Journal, vol. 73, pp. 316 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2018.08.037

Cao G; Ruan S; Peng Y; Huang S; Kwok N, 2018, 'Large-Complex-Surface Defect Detection by Hybrid Gradient Threshold Segmentation and Image Registration', IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 36235 - 36246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2842028

Xi W; Wu T; Yan K; Yang X; Jiang X; Kwok N, 2018, 'Restoration of online video ferrography images for out-of-focus degradations', Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing, vol. 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13640-018-0270-1

Li H; Wang J; Kwok N; Nguyen T; Yeoh GH, 2018, 'A study of the micro-hole geometry evolution on glass by abrasive air-jet micromachining', Journal of Manufacturing Processes, vol. 31, pp. 156 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2017.11.013

Peng Y; Wu T; Cao G; Huang S; Wu H; Kwok N; Peng Z, 2017, 'A hybrid search-tree discriminant technique for multivariate wear debris classification', Wear, vol. 392-393, pp. 152 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2017.09.022

Chi Liu S; Liu S; Wu H; Arifur Rahman M; Ching-Feng Lin S; Yeow Wong C; Kwok N; Shi H, 2017, 'Enhancement of Low Illumination Images based on an Optimal Hyperbolic Tangent Profile', Computers and Electrical Engineering, vol. 70, pp. 538 - 550, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2017.08.026

Peng Y; Wu T; Wang S; Du Y; Kwok N; Peng Z, 2017, 'A microfluidic device for three-dimensional wear debris imaging in online condition monitoring', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol. 231, pp. 965 - 974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350650116684707

Shi H; Kwok N; Fang G; Lin SCF; Lee A; Li H; Yu YH, 2017, 'Gradient-guided color image contrast and saturation enhancement', International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881417711683

Liu S; Rahman MA; Lin CF; Wong CY; Jiang G; Liu SC; Kwok N; Shi H, 2017, 'Image contrast enhancement based on intensity expansion-compression', Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 48, pp. 169 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvcir.2017.05.011

Liu S; Rahman MA; Liu SC; Yeow Wong C; Lin CF; Wu H; Kwok N, 2017, 'Image de-hazing from the perspective of noise filtering', Computers and Electrical Engineering, vol. 62, pp. 345 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2016.11.021

Wang S; Wu T; Wu H; Kwok N, 2017, 'Modeling Wear State Evolution Using Real-Time Wear Debris Features', Tribology Transactions, vol. 60, pp. 1022 - 1032, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2016.1243746

Rahman MA; Liu S; Wong CY; Lin SCF; Liu SC; Kwok NM, 2017, 'Multi-focal image fusion using degree of focus and fuzzy logic', Digital Signal Processing: A Review Journal, vol. 60, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsp.2016.08.004

Wu T; Peng Y; Wang S; Chen F; Kwok N; Peng Z, 2017, 'Morphological Feature Extraction Based on Multiview Images for Wear Debris Analysis in On-line Fluid Monitoring', Tribology Transactions, vol. 60, pp. 408 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2016.1174325

Jing X; Li H; Wang J; Yuan Y; Zhang D; Kwok N; Nguyen T, 2017, 'An investigation of surface roughness in micro-end-milling of metals', Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 15, pp. 166 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14484846.2016.1211472

Wu H; Kwok NM; Liu S; Wu T; Peng Z, 2016, 'A prototype of on-line extraction and three-dimensional characterisation of wear particle features from video sequence', Wear, vol. 368-369, pp. 314 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2016.09.024

Rahman MA; Lin SCF; Wong CY; Jiang G; Liu S; Kwok N, 2016, 'Efficient colour image compression using fusion approach', Imaging Science Journal, vol. 64, pp. 166 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743131X15Y.0000000030

Wong CY; Jiang G; Rahman MA; Liu S; Lin SCF; Kwok N; Shi H; Yu YH; Wu T, 2016, 'Histogram equalization and optimal profile compression based approach for colour image enhancement', Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 38, pp. 802 - 813, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvcir.2016.04.019

Wong CY; Liu S; Liu SC; Rahman MA; Lin SCF; Jiang G; Kwok N; Shi H, 2016, 'Image contrast enhancement using histogram equalization with maximum intensity coverage', Journal of Modern Optics, vol. 63, pp. 1618 - 1629, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09500340.2016.1163428

Guo Y; Bennamoun M; Sohel F; Lu M; Wan J; Kwok NM, 2016, 'A Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of 3D Local Feature Descriptors', International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 116, pp. 66 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11263-015-0824-y

Lin SCF; Wong CY; Jiang G; Rahman MA; Ren TR; Kwok N; Shi H; Yu YH; Wu T, 2016, 'Intensity and edge based adaptive unsharp masking filter for color image enhancement', Optik, vol. 127, pp. 407 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.08.046

Jiang G; Lin SCF; Wong CY; Rahman MA; Ren TR; Kwok N; Shi H; Yu YH; Wu T, 2015, 'Color image enhancement with brightness preservation using a histogram specification approach', Optik, vol. 126, pp. 5656 - 5664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.08.173

Kwok N; Shi H; Fang G; Ha Q; Yu YH; Wu T; Li H; Nguyen T, 2015, 'Color image enhancement using correlated intensity and saturation adjustments', Journal of Modern Optics, vol. 62, pp. 1037 - 1047, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09500340.2015.1051601

Lin SCF; Wong CY; Rahman MA; Jiang G; Liu S; Kwok N; Shi H; Yu YH; Wu T, 2015, 'Image enhancement using the averaging histogram equalization (AVHEQ) approach for contrast improvement and brightness preservation', Computers and Electrical Engineering, vol. 46, pp. 356 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2015.06.001

Kwok N; Shi H; Fang G; Ha Q; Yu Y-H; Wu T; Li H; Nguyen T, 2015, 'Color image enhancement using correlated intensity and saturation adjustments', Journal of Modern Optics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09500340.2015.1051601

Guo Y; Bennamoun M; Sohel F; Lu M; Wan J; Kwok NM, 2015, 'A Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of 3D Local Feature Descriptors', International Journal of Computer Vision, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11263-015-0824-y

Peng Y; Wu T; Wang S; Kwok N; Peng Z, 2015, 'Motion-blurred particle image restoration for on-line wear monitoring', Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 15, pp. 8173 - 8191, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s150408173

Jiang G; Wong CY; Lin SCF; Rahman MA; Ren TR; Kwok N; Shi H; Yu YH; Wu T, 2015, 'Image contrast enhancement with brightness preservation using an optimal gamma correction and weighted sum approach', Journal of Modern Optics, vol. 62, pp. 536 - 547, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09500340.2014.991358

Yu YH; Lee TT; Kwok NM; Chen PY, 2014, 'Chip-based adaptive skin color detection using trajectory constraints on hue', Visualization in Engineering, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40327-014-0011-1

Kwok N, 2014, 'Divisible Load Theory Based Active-Sleep Workload Assignment Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks', International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2014, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/929416

Yu YH; Lee TT; Chen PY; Kwok NM, 2014, 'On-chip real-time feature extraction using semantic annotations for object recognition', Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11554-014-0474-2

Yu YH; Lee TT; Chen PY; Kwok N, 2014, 'On-chip real-time feature extraction using semantic annotations for object recognition', Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11554-014-0474-2

Wu T; Wu H; Du Y; Kwok N; Peng Z, 2014, 'Imaged wear debris separation for on-line monitoring using gray level and integrated morphological features', Wear, vol. 316, pp. 19 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2014.04.014

Ha QP; Nguyen MT; Li J; Kwok NM, 2013, 'Smart structures with current-driven MR dampers: Modeling and second-order sliding mode control', IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, pp. 1702 - 1712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMECH.2013.2280282

Kwok NM; Shi HY; Ha QP; Fang G; Chen SY; Jia X, 2013, 'Simultaneous image color correction and enhancement using particle swarm optimization', Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 26, pp. 2356 - 2371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2013.07.023

Fang G; Kwok NM; Dissanayake G, 2013, 'Skin colour detection using the statistical decision theory', Advanced Materials Research, vol. 694 697, pp. 1891 - 1895, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.694-697.1891

Paul G; Kwok NM; Liu D, 2013, 'A novel surface segmentation approach for robotic manipulator-based maintenance operation planning', Automation in Construction, vol. 29, pp. 136 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2012.08.007

Su F; Fang G; Kwok NM, 2012, 'Adaptive Colour Feature Identification in Image for Object Tracking', Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2012, pp. Article number 509597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/509597

Kwok NM; Shi HY; Fang G; Ha QP, 2012, 'Intensity-based gain adaptive unsharp masking for image contrast enhancement', 2012 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, CISP 2012, pp. 529 - 533, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CISP.2012.6469772

Su F; Fang G; Kwok NM, 2012, 'Shadow removal using background reconstruction', 2012 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, CISP 2012, pp. 154 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CISP.2012.6469788


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