Research Associate, The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery

Imperial College London
SW7 2AZ London, UK
Office: 412 Bessemer

PhD in Robotics and Machine Vision, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
MSc in Communication and Information System, Sun Yat-sen University, China
BSc in Automation, Sun Yat-sen University, China

About me

I received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, in 2011 and 2014, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2018. I am currently a Research Associate with the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, London, working on computer vision and machine learning for human motion analysis, mental workload estimation, and human-robot interaction.

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Selected Publication
[1] Yao Guo, Kaide Huang, Nanyong Jiang, Xuemei Guo, Guoli Wang, ``An Exponential-Rayleigh model for RSS-based device-free localization and tracking,'' IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 484-494, 2015.

[2] Yao Guo, You-Fu Li, Zhanpeng Shao, ``On multi-scale self-similarities description for effective 3D/6D motion trajectory recognition,'' IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 3017-3026, 2017.

[3] Yao Guo, You-Fu Li, Zhanpeng Shao, ``RRV: A spatiotemporal descriptor for rigid body motion recognition,'' IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 1513-1525, 2018.

[4] Yao Guo, You-Fu Li, Zhanpeng Shao, ``DSRF: A Flexible Trajectory Descriptor for Articulated Human Action Recognition,'' Pattern Recognition, vol. 76, pp. 137-148, 2018.

[5] Yao Guo*, Fani Deligianni*, Guang-Zhong Yang, ``From Emotions to Mood Disorders: A Survey on Gait Analysis Methodology,'' IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 2302-2316, 2019. (*: equal contribution)

[6] Yao Guo, Fani Deligianni, Xiao Gu, Guang-Zhong Yang, ``3D Canonical Pose Estimation and Abnormal Gait Recognition with a Single RGB-D Camera,'' IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 3617-3624, 2019.

[7] Yao Guo, You-Fu Li, and Zhanpeng Shao, ``DSRF: A Flexible Descriptor for Effective Rigid Body Motion Trajectory Recognition," IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), Harbin, China, 2016, pp. 1673-1678. (Best Conference Paper)