Leon C.U. LEI – Publications

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Academic Journals

  1. C.U. Lei, “SIM-DSP: A DSP-Enhanced CAD Platform for Signal Integrity Macromodeling and Simulation,” Radioengineering, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 1109-1120, Dec. 2014.

  2. C.U. Lei, W.K. Chong, K.L. Man, “Utility-Oriented Placement of Actuator Nodes with a Collaborative Serving Scheme for Facilitated Business and Working Environments,” The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 835260, 11 pages. (Official site)

  3. T.O. Ting, K.L. Man, C.U. Lei, C. Lu, “State-of-Charge for Battery Management System via Kalman Filter,” IAENG Engineering Letters, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 75-82, 2014.

  4. E.G. Lim, Z. Wang, J.C. Wang, M. Leach, R. Zhou, C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, “Wearable Textile Substrate Patch Antennas,” IAENG Engineering Letters, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 94-101, 2014.

  5. C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, H.-N. Liang, E.G. Lim, K. Wan, “Building an Intelligent Laboratory Environment via a Cyber-Physical System,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2013, Article ID 109014, 9 pages, 2013. (Official site)

  6. C.U. Lei, “Exploiting Implicit Information from Data for Linear Macromodeling,” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 1570-1577 , Sep. 2013. (IEEE Xplore)

  7. J. Ma, K.L. Man, T.O. Ting, N. Zhang, S.-U. Guan, P. W.H. Wong, T. Krilavicius, C.U. Lei, “Simple Computational Method of Predicting Electrical Characteristics for Solar Cells,” Electronics and Electrical Engineering, 4 pages, accepted.

  8. J. Ma, K.L. Man, T.O. Ting, N. Zhang, S.-U. Guan, P. W.H. Wong, E. G. Lim, T. Krilavicius, J. Kapociute-Dzikiene, D. Saulevicius, C.U. Lei, “Improving Power-Conversion Efficiency via a Hybrid MPPT Approach for Photovoltaic Systems,” Electronics and Electrical Engineering, 4 pages, accepted.

  9. Z. Shen, D. O. Afolabi, H.-N. Liang, N. Zhang, D. Liu, K.L. Man, E.G. Lim, C.U. Lei, Y. Yang, L. Cheng, “Porting LooCI from the Contiki Platform to the Zigduino Platform: An Working Approach,” IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 104-109, May 2013.

  10. N. Zhang, C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, “Parallel Binomial American Option Pricing on CPU-GPU Hybrid Platform,” IAENG Transactions on Electrical Engineering, Vol. 1, Jan. 2013.

  11. M. Karmani, C. Khedhiri, B. Hamdi, K.L. Man, E. Lim, C.U. Lei, “A Concurrent Error Detection Based Fault-Tolerant 32 nm XOR-XNOR Circuit Implementation”, IAENG Transactions on Electrical Engineering, Vol. 1, Jan. 2013.

  12. C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, E. Lim, N. Zhang, K. Wan, “Development of a Reliability Course for Emerging Circuits and Systems,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 622-623, pp.1922-1924, Aug. 2012.

  13. M. Karmani, C. Khedhiri, B. Hamdi, K.L. Man, C.U. Lei, “A Fault-tolerant 32 nm CMOS Double Sideband Amplitude Suppressed Carrier Modulator-Demodulator Circuit Implementation,” International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 267-276, June 2012.

  14. H. Kapoor, J. Ma, T. Krilavicius, K.L. Man, C.U. Lei, “Formal Verification and Synthesis of NULL Conventional Logic Circuits”, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Vol. 7, pp. 320-333, Mar. 2012.

  15. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “WISE: Warped Impulse Structure Estimation for Time Domain Linear Macromodeling”, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 131-139, Jan 2012. (IEEE Xplore)

  16. N. Zhang, K.L. Man, T. Yu and C.U. Lei, “Text and Content Based Image Retrieval via Locality Sensitive Hashing”, IAENG Engineering Letters, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 228–234, Aug 2011

  17. C.U. Lei, Y. Wang, Q. Chen, N. Wong, “A Decade of Vector Fitting Development: Applications on Signal/Power Integrity”, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Vol. 5, pp. 435–449, Oct. 2010 (AIP Search / Pre–print PDF)

  18. E. Lim, Z. Wang, C.U. Lei, Y. Wang, K.L. Man, “Ultra Wideband Antennas - Past and Present,” IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 304–314, Sep 2010.

  19. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “IIR Approximation of FIR Filter via Discrete–Time Hybrid–Domain Vector Fitting”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 533–537, Jun. 2009 (IEEE Xplore)

  20. Y.H. Alvin Ho, C.U. Lei, H.K. Kwan, N. Wong, “Optimal Common Sub–expression Elimination Algorithm of Multiple Constant Multiplications with a Logic Depth Constraint”, IEICE Trans. on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, Vol. 91, No. 12, pp. 3568–3575, Dec. 2008 (IEICE Search / PDF)

  21. N. Wong, C.U. Lei, “IIR Approximation of FIR Filters Via Discrete–Time Vector Fitting”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 1296–1302, Mar. 2008 (IEEE Xplore)

Book Chapters

  1. C.U. Lei, C.M. Cheung, H.K. Kwan, N. Wong, “Efficient Design of Arbitrary Complex Response Continuous–Time IIR Filter”, in Trends in Communication Technologies and Engineering Science, pp.163–176, Springer, Netherlands, Apr. 2009 (SpringerLink)

  2. Y.H. Alvin Ho, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Multiplierless Synthesis of Multiple Constant Multiplications Using Common Subexpression Sharing With Genetic Algorithm”, in Advances in Communication Systems and Electrical Engineering, pp. 339–353, Springer, Heidelberg, Feb. 2008 (SpringerLink)

  3. C.U. Lei, C.M. Cheung, N. Wong, “Efficient 2D Linear–Phase IIR Filter Design and Application in Image Processing”, in Advances in Communication Systems and Electrical Engineering, pp. 411–424, Springer, Heidelberg, Feb. 2008 (SpringerLink)

Conference Proceedings

  1. Xiao Hu, C.U. Lei, Jinbao Li, Nathalie Iseli-Chan, Felix Siu, Sam Chu, “Mobile Access to Moodle Activities: Student Usage and Perceptions,” in Proc. IMFL, accepted, 9 pages, May 2015.

  2. G. K.W. Wong, E. Ching, K.P. Mark, J.K.T. Tang, C.U. Lei, H.Y. Cheung, M. Chu, “Impact of Computational Thinking through Coding in K-12 Education: A Pilot Study in Hong Kong,” in Proc. ICTE, accepted, Jan. 2015.

  3. C.U. Lei, C. H.T. Lee, T.O. Kwan, C.K. Lee, K.B. Huang, R.Y.K. Kwok, K.L. Man, “The Design of a Smart Power Conversion System as an Undergraduate Cross-Discipline Integrated Design Project,” in Proc. IEEE ISOCC, accepted, Nov. 2014.

  4. C.U. Lei, “Teaching Introductory Circuits and Systems: Enhancing Learning Experience via Iterative Design Process and Pre-/Post-Project Learning Activities,” in IEEE ISCAS, pp.2413-2416, Jun 2014. (PDF)

  5. C.U. Lei, “LUOPAN: Light Utility-Oriented Placement of Actuator Nodes in Sensor/Actuator Networks,” in IEEE ISCAS, pp.2563-2566, Jun 2014. (PDF)

  6. C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, “Using Coh-Metrix to Analyse Writing Skills of Students: A Case Study in a Technological Common Core Curriculum Course”, in IAENG IMECS-ICEE, accepted, Mar. 2014.

  7. C.U. Lei, H.N. Liang, K.L. Man, “Advancements in Using a Machine Design Project for Teaching Introductory Electrical Engineering,” in IEEE TALE, pp. 556-559, Aug 2013. (Best Paper Award) (PDF)

  8. C.U. Lei, H.N. Liang, K.L. Man, “Building a Smart Laboratory Environment via a Cyber-Physical System,” in IEEE TALE, pp. 243-246, Aug 2013. (PDF)

  9. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, K.L. Man, “Integration of a Wireless Sensor Network Project for Introductory Circuits and Systems Learning,” in IEEE ISCAS, pp. 2569-2572, May 2013. (PDF)

  10. J. Ma, K.L. Man, O.T. Tiew, N. Zhang, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Low-Cost Global MPPT Scheme for Photovoltaic Systems under Partially Shaded Conditions,” in IEEE ISCAS, pp. 245-248, May 2013.

  11. J. Ma, K.L. Man, O.T. Tiew, N. Zhang, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “A Hybrid MPPT Method for Photovoltaic Systems via Estimation and Revision,” in IEEE ISCAS, pp. 241-244, May 2013.

  12. C.U. Lei, K. Wan, K.L. Man, “Facilitating Teaching CPS and Technology-based Content with Learning Management Systems”, in IAENG IMECS-ICEE, pp. 736-740, Mar. 2013.

  13. Z. Shen, K.L. Man, C.U. Lei, E. Lim, J. Choi, “Assuring System Reliability in Wireless Sensor Networks Via Verification and Validation,” in IEEE ISSOC, pp. 285-288, Nov. 2012.

  14. D. Afolabi, K.L. Man, H.-N. Liang., E. Lim, Z. Shen, C.U. Lei, T. Krilavicius, Y. Yang, L. Cheng, V. Hahanov, I. Yemelyanov, “A WSN Approach to Unmanned Aerial Surveillance of Traffic Anomalies: Some Challenges and Potential Solutions,” in IEEE EWDTS, 4 pages, Sep. 2012.

  15. C.U. Lei, H. K.H. So, E. Y. Lam, K. K.Y. Wong, R. Y.K. Kowk, C. K.Y. Chan, “Teaching Introductory Electrical Engineering: a Project-Based Learning Experience,” in IEEE TALE, pp. 335-339, Aug. 2012. (PDF)

  16. C.U. Lei, T. Krilavicius, N. Zhang, K. Wan, K.L. Man, “Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Learning in Higher Education: A Case Study in Technological Courses”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE, pp. 1153-1156, Mar. 2012 (PDF)

  17. C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, N. Zhang, Y. Wu, “GPU-Accelerated Non-linear Analog/Mixed-signal Circuit Transient Simulation”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE, pp. 1151–1152, Mar. 2012 (Invited Paper)

  18. N. Zhang, E. Lim, K.L. Man, C.U. Lei, “CPU-GPU Hybrid Parallel Binomial American Option Pricing”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE, pp. 1157-1162, Mar. 2012 (Best Paper Award)

  19. M. Karmani, C. Khedhiri, B. Hamdi, K.L. Man, E. Lim, C.U. Lei, “A Concurrent Error Detection Based Fault-Tolerant 32 nm XOR-XNOR Circuit Implementation”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE, pp. 1177-1180, Mar. 2012

  20. C. Chen, K.L. Man, T.O. Ting, C.U. Lei, T. Krilavicius, T.T. Jeong, J.K. Seon, S.U. Guan, W.H. Wong, “Design and Realization of a Smart Battery Management System”, in IAENG IMECS-ICEE, pp. 1173-1176, Mar. 2012

  21. K.L. Man, C.U. Lei, J. Ma, Y. Wu, S.U. Guan, T.T. Jeong, J.K. Seon, Y. Lee, “Design, Analysis, Tools and Applications for Programmable High-Speed and Power-Aware 4G Processors,” in IEEE ISSOC, 4 pages, Nov 2011

  22. J. Ma, K.L. Man, N. Zhang, E. Lim, C.U. Lei, “A Language Based Modeling and Verification for NCL Circuits,” in CEIS, 5 pages, Aug 2011

  23. K.L. Man, K. Yedluri, H. K. Kapoor, C.U. Lei, E. Lim and J. Ma, “Highly Resilient Minimal Path Routing Algorithm for Fault Tolerant Network-on-Chips,” in CEIS, 5 pages, Aug 2011

  24. C.U. Lei, K.L. Man, Y. Wu, “VLSI Macromodeling and Signal Integrity Analysis via Digital Signal Processing Techniques”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE 2011, pp.1031–1032, Mar. 2011 (Invited Paper)(PDF)

  25. C.U. Lei, “Applying the Problem–Based Learning Approach in Teaching Digital Integrated Circuit Design”, in ELEHEIC 2010, Dec. 2010 (PDF)

  26. Y. Wang, C. U. Lei, G. K. H. Pang, N. Wong, “MFTI: matrix–format tangential interpolation for modeling multi–port systems”, in IEEE/ACM DAC 2010, pp.683–686, Jun. 2010

  27. C.U. Lei, Y. Wang, Q. Chen, N. Wong, “On Vector Fitting Methods in Signal/Power Integrity Applications”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE 2010, pp.1407–1412, Mar. 2010 (Best Student Paper Award) (PDF)

  28. C.U. Lei, “Linear Macromodeling Process Advancement via Digital Signal Processing Techniques”, in IEEE ASPDAC 2010 Student Forum, Jan. 2010 (Best Poster Award, Student Travel Grant)

  29. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “VISA: Versatile Impulse Structure Approximation for Time–Domain Linear Macromodeling”, in IEEE ASPDAC 2010, pp.37–42, Jan. 2010 (Best Paper Finalist) (PDF)

  30. Z. Zhang, C. U. Lei, N. Wong, “GHM: A Generalized Hamiltonian Method for Passivity Test of Impedance/Admittance Descriptor Systems”, in IEEE/ACM ICCAD 2009, pp.767–773, Nov. 2009

  31. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Digital IIR Filter Design for Communication Systems by Discrete–Time Vector Fitting”, in IEEE DSP 2009, Jul. 2009 (PDF)

  32. Guangyao Zhao, H.K. Kwan, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Processor Frequency Assignment in Three–Dimensional MPSoCs under Thermal Constraints by Polynomial programming”, in IEEE APCCAS 2008, pp.1668–1671, Dec. 2008

  33. H.K. Kwan, C.M. Cheung, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, K. L. Ho, “Synthesis of Optimal OTA–C Filter Structures with Arbitrary Transmission Zeros via MINLP”, in IEEE APCCAS 2008, pp. 944–947, Dec. 2008

  34. C.U. Lei, H.K. Kwan, Y. Liu, N. Wong, “Efficient Linear Macromodeling via Least–Squares Response Approximation”, in IEEE ISCAS 2008, pp. 2993–2996, May 2008 (PDF)

  35. C.U. Lei, C.M. Cheung, H.K. Kwan, N. Wong, “Complex continuous IIR design via Generalized Vector Fitting”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE 2008, pp.1393–1398, Mar 2008

  36. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Efficient Linear Macromodeling via Discrete–Time Time–Domain Vector Fitting”, in IEEE VLSID 2008, pp. 469–474, Jan 2008 (PDF)

  37. Y.H. Alvin Ho, C.U. Lei, H.K. Kwan, N. Wong, “Global Optimization of Common Subexpressions for Multiplierless Synthesis of Multiple Constant Multiplications”, in IEEE ASP–DAC 2008, pp.119–124, Jan 2008 (PDF)

  38. N. Wong, C.U. Lei, “FIR Filter Approximation by IIR Filters Based on Discrete–Time Vector Fitting”, in IEEE ISCAS 2007, pp.2343–2346, May 2007 (PDF)

  39. C.M. Cheung, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Design of 2D Linear–Phase IIR Filters via Schur Decomposition and Discrete Time Vector Fitting”, in IEEE ICIEA 2007, pp. 2403–2406, May 2007

  40. Y.H. Alvin Ho, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “A Common Subexpression Sharing Approach for Multiplierless Synthesis of Multiple Constant Multiplications”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE 2007, pp. 1636–1639, Mar 2007 (Best Student Paper Award) (PDF)

  41. C.M. Cheung, C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Novel 2D Linear–Phase IIR Filter Design and Application in Noise Removal”, in IAENG IMECS–ICEE 2007, pp. 1793–1796, Mar 2007

  42. C.U. Lei, N. Wong, “Multiplierless Polynomial–Operator–Based IIR Filters for Efficient VLSI Implementation”, in IEEE TENCON 2006, Nov 2006

Miscellanea

  1. C.U. Lei, “Using Social Networking Tools as a Communication Tool in a Faculty-Based Engineering Course”, Application Notes, Center for Information Technology in Education, University of Hong Kong, 3 pages, Oct. 2011.

  2. C.U. Lei, “IJDATICS Strategic Plan”, International Journal of Design, Analysis and Tools for Integrated Circuits and Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. ii, Jun. 2011

  3. C.U. Lei, “VLSI Macromodeling and Signal Integrity Analysis via Digital Signal Processing Techniques”, Ph.D. Thesis, the University of Hong Kong, Jan 2011 (Full thesis)