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COMP academics named Highly Cited Researchers 2022

17 Nov 2022

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Two academic members of our Department are named Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) in 2022, as announced by Clarivate.

Since 2015, Prof. ZHANG Lei, Chair Professor of Computer Vision and Image Analysis, has been named HCR in the field of Engineering seven times. This demonstrates a lasting and significant influence on engineering. According to Clarivate, Prof. ZHANG’s research works have been cited more than 27,000 times in Web of Science and his H-index is 79. His research interests include image and video processing, computer vision, pattern recognition and biometrics, etc.

Prof. GUO Song, our Professor, is one of the only three scholars in Hong Kong who are recognised as HCR in the field of Computer Science this year. He has contributed more than 540 publications in Web of Science and has generated remarkable impact in the field. His research interests are mainly in edge AI, big data and machine learning, mobile computing, and distributed systems.

The 2022 list of HCR is released by Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation. The list focuses on contemporary research achievement: only highly cited papers in the sciences and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection™ during the 11-year period 2011 to 2021 were surveyed. Highly cited papers are defined as those that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year.

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