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    United Kingdom

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Prof. Huiru (Jane) Zheng is a Professor of Computer Science with School of Computing, a full member of Computer Science Research Institute and a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. She was awarded a PhD in Computer Science (applied to Bioinformatics) in 2003 and a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education in 2005 from Ulster University. Prof. Zheng is an active researcher in bioinformatics and healthcare informatics. Within her broad interests in data mining, data integration, machine learning and healthcare decision support. She has a particular research interest and expertise in integrative data analytics in the field of systems biology, and intelligent data analysis and assistive technology to support healthcare and independent living. She has a successful track record of winning research funding as a principal investigator and has been a grant holder of research projects funded by EPSRC, TSB, DEL, NHS, Invest NI and European Commission including SMART Self Management, NOCTURNAL, CLARCH COPD Self Management, Self Management Platform for Connected Health, CardioWorkBench, mHealth4Afrika, SenseCare and MetaPlat. The products of her research have been reflected in her over 230 peer reviewed journal and conference publications. Prof. Zheng is a Senior Member of IEEE. She serves on the editorial board of several international journals and serves as co-chairs and program committees of a number of international conferences.

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Research Output 2000 2019

An Ontology-Independent Representation Learning for Similar Disease Detection Based on Multi-layer Similarity Network

Qin, R., Duan, L., Zheng, H., Li-Ling, J., Song, K. & Zhang, Y., 9 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Network layers

Bootstrapping analysis of crowdsourced non-expert estimates of the number of calories in photographs of meals

Bond, RR., Moorhead, A., Zheng, H. & McAllister, P., 29 Jan 2019, Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2018: Conference Proceedings. Schmidt, H., Griol, D., Wang, H., Baumbach, J., Zheng, H., Callejas, Z., Hu, X., Dickerson, J. & Zhang, L. (eds.). Madrid, Spain, p. 1465-1469 5 p. 8621166

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Mathematical transformations
Support vector machines
Learning systems
Open Access
Learning systems
Feature extraction
Support vector machines

A New Automated Chatbot for Weight Loss Maintenance

Holmes, S., Moorhead, A., Bond, RR., Zheng, H., Coates, V. & McTear, M., 10 May 2018, p. 1-5. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Medical problems

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...

2018 IEEE International Conference onBioinformatics and Biomedicine

Huiru (Jane) Zheng (Participant)
3 Dec 20186 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...