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Bao Yukun


Department of Business Administration     

Research Interests:
Business Forecasting & Decision Making£¬Business Data Mining£¬Marketing Science, E-health/E-learning.
Phone: +86-27-87558579
Email: yukunbao@126.com


Ph.D. (Majored in Management Science and Engineering),HUST, 2002.

Msc. (Majored in Management Science and Engineering), HUST, 1999.

Bsc. (Majored in Management Information Systems),HUST, 1996.

Overseas Visiting and Training

Visiting Professor, The University of Newcastle, Australia, Feb.2015-Feb.2015.

Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Dec. 2014-Dec. 2014.

Visiting Research Fellow, Lancaster University, UK, Jan. 2006-Jan. 2007.

Courses Taught

Business Data Mining, Management Information Systems, Decision Simulation, Business Negotiation, Business English, Research Methodology, etc.

Industrial Experiences

Vice president, Association of CIOs in Hubei, 2012-Present

Panel Member£¬Evaluation Committee of Hubei Economy and Information Technology Commission

Consulting Services

China General Nuclear Power Corporation£¬State Grid, IBM China, etc.

Research Interests

Business Forecasting & Decision Making£¬Business Data Mining£¬Marketing Science, E-health/E-learning.

Representative Research Papers

1. Tao Xiong, Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu, Raymond Chiong. Forecasting Interval Time Series Using Fully Complex-valued RBF Neural Network with DPSO and PSO Algorithm. , Information Science, 2015, 305:77-92. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2015.03.054 (SCI, IF:3.893)

2. Zhongyi Hu, Yukun Bao*, Raymond Chiong. Mid-term Interval Load Forecasting using Multi-output Support Vector Regression with a Memetic Algorithm for Feature Selection.  Energy, 2015, 84:419-431. (SCI, IF:4.159 )

3. Zhongyi Hu, Yukun Bao*, Tao Xiong, Raymond Chiong. Hybrid Filter-Wrapper Feature Selection for Short-Term Load Forecasting. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2015, 40:17-27. DOI:10.1016/j.engappai.2014.12.014 (SCI, IF:1.962)

4. Tao Xiong, Chonguang, Li, Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu, Lu Zhang. A Combination Method for Interval Forecasting of Agricultural Commodity Futures Prices. Knowledge-based Systems. 2015, 76:87-100. DOI:10.1016/j.knosys.2015.01.002. (SCI, IF:3.058)

5. Zhongyi Hu, Yukun Bao*, Tao Xiong. Comprehensive Learning Particle Swarm Optimization based Memetic Algorithm for Model Selection in Short-term Load Forecasting using Support Vector Regression.  Applied Soft Computing, 2014, 25:15-25. DOI:10.1016/j.asoc.2014.09.007 (SCI, IF:2.679)

6. Yukun Bao*, Tao Xiong, Zhongyi Hu. PSO-MISMO Modeling Strategy for Multi-Step-Ahead Time Series Prediction (Regular paper). IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B), 2014, 44(5): 655-668. DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2013.2265084. (SCI, IF:3.781)

7. Tao Xiong, Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu. Interval Forecasting of Electricity Demand: A Novel Bivariate EMD-based Support Vector Regression Modeling Framework. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. 2014, 63:353-362. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2014.06.010. (SCI, IF:3.432)

8. Mboni Kibelloh, Yukun Bao*. Perceptions of International Female Students Towards E-learning in Resolving High Education and Family Role Strain. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014, 50(4):471-491. (SSCI, IF:0.659).

9. Yukun Bao*, Tao Xiong, Zhongyi Hu, Multi-Step-Ahead Time Series Prediction using Multiple-Output Support Vector Regression. Neurocomputing, 2014, 129: 482-493. DOI:10.1016/j.neucom.2013.09.010 (SCI, IF:2.005)

10. Mboni Kibelloh, Yukun Bao*. Can Online MBA Program Balance Work, Family and Career Aspirations of Professional Working Mothers? A Case Study in China. Asia Pacific Education Researcher, 2014, 23(2): 249-260.. DOI: 10.1007/s40299-013-0101-1. (SSCI, IF:0.793)

11. Tao Xiong, Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu. Multiple-output support vector regression with firefly algorithm for interval-valued stock price index forecasting. Knowledge-based Systems. 2014, 55:87-100. DOI:10.1016/j.knosys.2013.10.012. (SCI, IF:3.058)

12. Tao Xiong, Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu. Does Restraining End Effect Matter in EMD-Based Modeling Framework for Time Series Prediction? Some Experimental Evidences. Neurocomputing. 2014, 123:174-184.  DOI: 10.1016/ j.neucom.2013.07.004, (SCI, IF:2.005)

13. Tao Xiong, Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu. Beyond One-Step-Ahead Forecasting: Evaluation of Alternative Multi-Step-Ahead Forecasting Models for Crude Oil Price. Energy Economics. 2013, 40:405-415. DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2013.07.028 .(SSCI, IF:2.538)

14. Yukun Bao*, Zhongyi Hu, Tao Xiong. A PSO and Pattern Search based Memetic Algorithm for SVMs Parameters Optimization. Neurocomputing, 2013, 117: 98-106. (SCI, IF: 1.634)

15. Yukun Bao*, Tao Xiong, Zhongyi Hu, Mboni Kibelloh. Exploring gender differences on general and specific computer self-efficacy in mobile learning adoption. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2013, 49(1):111-132. (SSCI, IF:0.44)