Dr Yi Hong


School/Department: Computing and Mathematic Sciences, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 2280



I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences. I graduated from Xiamen University and received my PhD from the University of Leicester.


My research areas include 
* Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Semantic web, Ontology Modelling, Semantic Search
* Digital Humanities (Cultural Heritage/Healthcare/Social Science)
* Collaborative Working Environment
* Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Systems
* Machine Learning


Yi  Hong and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec. Towards a Collaborative Framework for Image Annotation and Search. Proceedings of the Advanced Information Systems Engineering Workshops, vol 83, LNBIP, pp 564-574. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.

Yi Hong, M. Solanki, L. Foxhall, and A. Quercia. A Framework for Transforming Archaeological Databases to Linked Ontological Datasets. Fusion of Cultures. Proceedings of CAA, the 38th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Granada, Spain, F. Contreras, M. Farjas and F.J. Melero (eds). pp 569-574, Oxford: Archaeopress ISBN 9781407311081, 2010.

Yi Hong, S. Reiff-Marganiec, K. Rebay-Salisbury, and L. Foxhall, Truthfulness and Reliability in Collaborative Image Annotation, Digital Engagement, 2011.

Hong Qing Yu and Yi Hong. Graph Transformation for the Semantic Web: Queries and Inference Rules. In Proceedings of the 4th international conference on Graph Transformations, ICGT'08, pp 511-513, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, 2008.

Monika Solanki and Yi Hong. SEA: A Framework for Interactive Querying, Visualisation and Statistical Analysis of Linked Archaeological Datasets. In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, 2011.

H.Q. Yu, Y. Hong, ""Graph Transformation for the Semantic Web: Queries and Inference rules"", 4th International Conference on Graph Transformation, Doctoral Symposium Section, LNCS, 2008.

K. T. Pathan, S. Reiff-Marganiec and Y. Hong. Mapping for Software Sensors in the Context-aware Systems Environment. PICom 2011 (9th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing). IEEE, 2011

Reiff-Marganiec, S., Dustdar, S., Y. Hong., Yu, H.Q., and et al., In IK Ibrahim (ed): Context Aware Collaborative Working Environments, Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia: Second Edition. IGR. ISBN 9781605660462. 2009.

H. Truong, S. Dustdar, D. Baggio, H.Q. Yu, Y. Hong, el al., ""inContext: a Pervasive and Collaborative Working Environment for Emerging Team Forms"", The 2008 Symposium on Applications and the Internet SAINT-2008 Co-located with COMPSAC2008 IEEE-CS Conference on Computer Software and Applications , Turku, FINLAND, 2008.

L. Bocchi, Y. Hong, A. Lopes, J. Fiadeiro From BPEL to SRML: A Formal Transformational Approach. In: M. Dumas, R. Heckel (eds) Web Services and Formal Methods. LNCS, vol 4937. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, pp 92-107, 2007.

H.Q. Yu, Y. Hong, R. Heckel and S. Reiff-Marganiec, ""Context-sensitive Team Formation: Towards Model-Based Context Reasoning and Update"", In proceedings of Sixth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context, Doctoral Symposium Section, Roskilde University, Denmark, 2007.


I have been involved several EPSRC research projects and Innovate UK's KTP programmes. We also provided funded MPhil/PhD opportunities. Please contact me if you are interested.


CO3102/CO7102 Mobile and Web Applications *
CO7105 Advanced C++ Programming 
CO3090/CO7090 Distributed Systems and Applications 
CO3098/CO7098 Web Technologies 
CO2104 User Interface Design and Evaluation *
CO7216 Semantic Web 
CO7215 Advanced Web Technologies (Lab) 
CO7205 Advanced System Design (Lab) 
Java Programming Crash Course * 
(* Current modules taught)
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