Yan Ming


Research Area
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Machine Reading Comprehension and Question Answering
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Efficient AI


  • Excellent Paper Award 2022 on Big Data Mining and Analytics (BDMA) Journal


  • Continual and Efficient Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis, (PI, 1.2M SGD, RCA, SC23/22-3204FA)
  • Doctor Covid Telemonitoring and Knowledge-based Virtual Consultation Platform for COVID19 (Co-PI, 982K SGD, NIHC-COVID19-2005017)
  • MARIO:Multimodal AI-Driven Decision Making for Ophthalmology (Co-I, 9.97M SGD, AME)
  • Next Generation Drone-enabled Inspection System for Building Facade (Co-I, 162K, SME) 


1. Xu Wang, Peng Hu, Ming Yan, Dezhong Peng. Correspondence-Free Domain Alignment for Unsupervised Cross-Domain Image Retrieval. Accepted by AAAI 2023.

2. Ying Ma, Rui Huang, Guoqi Li, Ming Yan, Tian Wang. Attention-based Local Mean K-Nearest Centroid Neighbor Classifier. Expert Systems with Applications, 2022.

3. Tian Huang, Tao Luo, Ming Yan, Joey Tianyi Zhou, Rick Goh. Rct: Resource Constrained Training for Edge AI. IEEEE on TNNLS, 2022.

4. Ying Ma, Dayuan Chen, Wang Tian, Ming Yan. Semi-supervised Partial Label Learning Algorithm via Reliable Label Propagation. Applied Intelligence, 2022.

5. Ming Yan, Yi Pan. Meta-learning for compressed language model: A Multiple Choice Question Answering Study. Neurocomputing, 2022.

6. Ming Yan, Jianxi Yang, Cen Chen, Joey Tianyi Zhou, Yi Pan, Zeng Zeng. Enhanced Gradient Learning for Deep Neural Networks. IET Image Processing, 2022.

7. Ming Yan, Cen Chen, Zeng Zeng, Joey Tianyi Zhou. Memory-Assistant Collaborative Language Understanding for Artificial Intelligence of Things. IEEE TII 2021.

8. Tong Zhao, Feng Ye, Hong Liu, Sunitha Basodi. A Survey on Algorithms for Intelligent Computing and Smart City Applications. Big Data Mining and Analytics 2021.

9. Ming Yan, Hao Zhang, Di Jin, Joey Tianyi Zhou. Multi-source Meta Transfer for Low Resource Multiple-choice Question Answering. ACL 2020.

10. Ming Yan, Ling Liu, Yi Pan. Multi‚Äźview Learning for Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes. IET Computer Vison, 2019.

Research Services

  • Area PC of EACL 2022, ACL 2022, EMACL 2022
  • Young Associate Editor for BDMA (2023 - 2025)