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Yan Xu

XU Yan



Tianjin International Engineering Institute




School of Electrical and Information Engineering


Associate Professor


426 Room, Building 26



Dr. XU Yan, received her Ph.D. in Signal and Information Processes, from Tianjin University. She is currently an Associate Professor of The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at Tianjin University.

She and her group at Tianjin University have published more than 60 refereed journal and conference papers. Dr. XU has been awarded more than 10 Chinese patents, with another 3 Chinese patents pending.



Ph D (Signal and Information Processes), Tianjin University, 2006

BS (Semiconductor Physics and Device), Tianjin University, 2000

Research Interests

(1) Unmanned driving technology based on multi-sensor information fusion and deep learning

(2) Image/Video Processing Technology Based on Artificial Intelligence

(3) Modeling and analysis of dynamic spatio-temporal data (topology has some spatial distribution and node data changes with time) based on geometric depth learning, such as system fault prediction, system state monitoring, anomaly detection, flow prediction, industrial big data analysis, etc.

Selected Publications (2018-  )

(1)      Jie Jin; Qian Su; *Yan Xu; Zhengrui He; Yu Lu. Efficient Radiation Pattern Prediction of Array Antennas Based on Complex-Valued Graph Neural Networks. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. 11 Aug 2022.


(2)      Yan Xu,Lifu Mu,Zhong Ji,Xiyao Liu,Jungong Han. Meta hyperbolic networks for zero-shot learning. Neurocomputing. 28 June 2022


(3)      Yan Xu;Jiani Huang;Jixiang Wang;Yanyun Wang;Hong Qin;Keqin Nan. ESA-VLAD: A Lightweight Network Based on Second-order Attention and NetVLAD for Loop Closure Detection. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2021


(4)      Xu, Yan; Qin, Hong; Huang, Jiani; Wang, Yanyun. An End-to-End Deep Context Gate Convolutional Visual Odometry System Based on Lightweight Attention Mechanism. Industrial Robot. 2021.


(5)      Xu Yan, Huang Jiani. Fusion of semantic and appearance features for loop-closure detection in a dynamic environment. Electronics Letters. DEC 2020.


(6)      Xu, Yan ; Wang, Xinxin. Indoor Positioning Algorithm of Subregional Visible Light Based on Multilayer ELM.Hunan Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Hunan University Natural Sciences, v 46, n 10, p 125-132, October 25, 2019. Accession number: 20195007823951


(7)      Xu, Yan ; Cui, Yuanyuan. Q-IGA-based Path Planning with Dynamically Fitted Bezier Curve. Hunan Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Hunan University Natural Sciences, v 47, n 10, p 68-75, October 25, 2020. Accession number: 20204509453308


(8)      Xu, Yan; An, Weifeng. Visual SLAM Based on the Improved RANSAC Algorithm. Tianjin Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue yu Gongcheng Jishu Ban)/Journal of Tianjin University Science and Technology, v 53, n 10, p 1069-1076, October 15, 2020. Accession number: 20203909218608


(9)      Xu, Yan; An, Wei-Feng. RGB-D SLAM System Based on BA Optimization and KL Divergence. Dongbei Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Northeastern University, v 41, n 7, p 933-937, July 1, 2020. Accession number: 20203108996217


(10)   Du, Lizhao; Xu, Yan; Zhang, Wei. Phased smoke detection algorithm using dual network fusion. Xi'an Dianzi Keji Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Xidian University, v 47, n 4, p 141-148, August 20, 2020. Accession number: 20203509116700


(11)   Xu, Yan; Li, Ningning; Zhang, Jiahe。 OS-ELM-based visual and inertial indoor localisation method with adaptive matching step。Electronics Letters, v: 55, n: 16, p: 897-898. AUG 8 2019. EI, SCI


(12)   Xu Yan; Yu Hang. Fusion of inertial and visual information for indoor localization. Electronics Letters, v 54, n 13, p 850-851, June 28, 2018;EI, SCI


Teaching Experience

(1) Intelligent visual perception self-propelled robot technology

(2) Applied Machine Learning

(3) Theoretical Basis of Communication Network

(4) Programming and Data Structure