Yunpeng Li

I have graduated! I am now working at University of Oxford as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Machine Learning.


Supervisor: Prof. Mark Coates


Room: ENGMC 702
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
McGill University
3480 University Street
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 2A7

Research Interests: 

  • Monte Carlo methods in high-dimensional spaces
  • Statistical machine learning
  • Microwave breast cancer detection
  • Sensor networks










Li, Y., and M. J. CoatesParticle Filtering with Invertible Particle Flow, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 65 (15), pp. 4102-4116, Aug. 2017.

Li, Y., and M. J. CoatesSequential MCMC with Invertible Particle FlowInt. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Proc. (ICASSP), New Orlean, Mar. 2017.

Li, Y.E. PorterA. SantorelliM. Popovic, and M. J. Coates"Microwave Breast Cancer Detection via Cost-sensitive Ensemble Classifiers: Phantom and Patient Investigation", Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 31, 01/2017.

Li, Y., and M. J. Coates"Fast Particle Flow Particle Filters via Clustering", International Conference on Information Fusion, Heidelberg, Germany, 07/2016. 

Li, Y.A. Santorelli, and M. J. Coates"Comparison of microwave breast cancer detection results with breast phantom data and clinical trial data: varying the number of antennas", European Conf. Antennas and Propag. (EuCAP), Davos, Switzerland, 04/2016.

Zhao, L.J. WangY. Li, and M. J. Coates"Gaussian particle flow implementation of PHD filter", Proc. SPIE Conf. Signal Proc., Sensor Fusion, Target Recog., 04/2016.

Li, Y.L. Zhao, and M. J. Coates"Particle flow for particle filtering", Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Proc. (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, 03/2016.

Li, Y.L. Zhao, and M. J. Coates"Particle flow auxiliary particle filter", IEEE Int. Workshop Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Cancun, Mexico, 12/2015. 

Li, Y.A. SantorelliO. Laforest, and M. J. Coates"Cost-sensitive ensemble classifiers for microwave breast cancer detection", IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics Speech and Sig. Proc. (ICASSP), Brisbane, Australia, 04/2015.

Li, Y.E. Porter, and M. J. Coates"Imaging-based Classification Algorithms on Clinical Trial Data with Injected Tumour Responses", European Conf. Antennas and Propag. (EuCAP), Lisbon, Portugal, 04/2015.

Santorelli, A.Y. LiE. PorterM. Popovic, and M. J. Coates"Investigation of classification algorithms for a prototype microwave breast cancer monitor", European Conf. Antennas and Propag. (EuCAP), The Hague, The Netherlands, Apr. 2014

Nannuru, S.Y. LiY. ZengM. J. Coates, and B. Yang"Radio frequency tomography for passive indoor multi-target tracking", IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, vol. 12, pp. 2322-2333, Dec. 2013.

Nannuru, S.Y. LiM. J. Coates, and B. Yang"Multi-target device-free tracking using radio frequency tomography", International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP), Dec. 2011.

Li, Y.X. ChenM. J. Coates, and B. Yang"Sequential Monte Carlo Radio-Frequency Tomographic Tracking", International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Prague, Czech Republic , IEEE, pp. 3976 - 3979 , 05/2011.

Chen, X.A. EdelsteinY. LiM. J. CoatesM. G. Rabbat, and A. Men"Sequential Monte Carlo for simultaneous passive device-free tracking and sensor localization using received signal strength measurements", IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 342 -353, Apr 2011.