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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Yan Tong

Title: Professor
Department: Computer Science and Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-0801
Office: Room 2273, Storey Innovation Center
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  • Ph. D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007)
  • M. S., University of Nevada, Reno (2004)
  • B. S., Zhejiang University (1997)


Professor Tong's research interests focus on computer vision and pattern recognition especially on human computer interaction including but not limited to:

  • Affective computing (facial activity analysis and eye gaze tracking)
  • Statistical shape modeling and their applications in face image interpretation and medical image analysis
  • Probabilistic graphical models and their applications in computer vision including modeling, reasoning, information fusion, and learning under uncertainty.

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