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School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

We are a group of faculty, staff, and graduate students at School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. We are interested in research topics including computer vision, machine learning, image and video mining, multimedia search. For more information about our research projects, please check out the projects and publications pages.

Latest News Update

  • March 2015, Gang Yu’s work on action proposals is accepted by CVPR’15. The proposed action proposals do not rely on video segmentation and can be generated efficiently. Please check his paper for details. Congratulations!
  • March 2015, Liang Hui’s work on Egocentric Hand Pose Estimation is accepted by ICME’15. It works with one single RGB camera. See his interesting demo here! Congratulations!
  • March 2015, Yuwei’s work on visual tracking is published in TIP, congratulations!
  • March 2015, Jianfeng’s work on LBP histogram matching is accepted by TIP. A simple transformation of LBP histogram but boosts LBP performance effectively. You may want to use the same trick for LBP histogram matching. Please check his paper for details. Congratulations!
  • March 2015, Hongxing defended his PhD thesis successfully, congratulations to Dr. Wang!
  • March 2015, Jianfeng defended his PhD thesis successfully, congratulations to Dr. Ren!
  • Feb. 2015, Shizheng’s work on computational 3D display is accepted as SID Symposium Digest of Technical Papers. One patent is also filed at NTU. Congratulations!
  • Feb 2015, Jianfeng’s work on LBP structure learning is accepted by PR. Congratulations!
  • Feb. 2015, Chaoqun’s work on AND/OR feature mining (extension of ICME’13 work) is accepted by TMM, congratulations!
  • Jan. 2015, Jianyu’s work on 3D motion trajectory indexing and recognition is presented at WACV’15.
  • Jan. 2015, Dr. Jianyu Yang joined us as a post-doc research fellow, welcome!
  • Dec. 2014, Dr. Gang Yu joined start-up company Face++ as lead researcher, congratulations and good luck!
  • Dec. 2014, Yuning’s work on visual object search (extension of CVPR12 work) is accepted by TIP. See the demo video here! Congratulations!
  • Nov. 2014, Liang Hui’s work on hand pose estimation using depth sensor is accepted by TCSVT, please see the video demo here! Congratulations!
  • Oct. 2014, Prof. Yuan gives two talks ACCV’14 workshops, one for real-time gesture recognition and one for thematic object discovery.
  • Oct. 2014, Prof. Yuan gives a tutorial on mining image and video data at ACCV’14.
  • Sept. 2014, Dr. Gangqiang Zhao joins start-up company Morpx Inc. as a senior researcher. Good luck!
  • Sept. 2014, Liang Hui’s work on hand pose estimation has filed a patent at NTU, congratulations.
  • Sept. 2014: Liang Hui attended ECCV 2014 to present a joint work with Xinchen in an ECCV workshop
  • Sept. 2014: Dang Kang attended BMVC 2014 to present his work on image parsing
  • Sept. 2014: Two papers are accepted by ACCV 2014, congratulations to Yu Gang and Junlin
  • Aug. 2014: Dr. Yuwei Wu and Dr. Das Sreyasee joined us as post-doc research fellows. Welcome!
  • Aug. 2014: Two papers are accepted by ICIP 2014. Congratulations to Kotes and Prof. Zhang Hong
  • Aug. 2014: Yu Gang defended his PhD thesis successfully. Congratulations!
  • Aug. 2014: Our visiting undergraduate student Yan Xinchen received PhD scholarship to join U Michigan. Congratulations!
  • July 2014: One short paper is accepted by ACM Multimedia 2014. Congratulations to Prof. Zhang Hong
  • July 2014: Yu Gang attended ICME 2014 to present his work on scalable hashing
  • July 2014: Dang Kang’s image parsing work is accepted by BMVC 2014. Congratulations!
  • July 2014: Chunluan’s object detection work is accepted by BMVC 2014. Congratulations!
  • June 2014: Dr. Xiao Yang joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology as a lecture. Congratulations and good luck!
  • June 2014: Hongxing’s work on transductive visual pattern discovery is accepted by IEEE Trans. On Cybernetics, congratulations!
  • June 2014: Hongxing and Prof. Yuan attended CVPR 14
  • April 2014: Dr. Shizheng Wang joined us as a post-doc research fellow. Welcome!
  • May 2014, Hongxing visited Osaka University in Japan for three weeks
  • May 2014, Yu Gang’s work on Action Recognition is accepted by IEEE TCSVT. Congratulations!
  • May 2014, Liang Hui’s work on hand pose tracking is accepted by Computer Graphics International.
  • April 2014, Yu Gang’s work on image hashing is accepted by ICME’14
  • April 2014, Prof. Wanqing Li from University of Wollongong visited our group
  • April 2014, Prof. Martial Hebert from CMU visited our group
  • April 2014, Prof. Vladimir Pavlovic from Rutgers University visited our group
  • March 2014, Liang Hui’s work on hand parsing and gesture recognition will present in a book chapter of Computer Vision and Machine Learning with RGB-D Sensors, Springer
  • March 2014, two papers are accepted by MIT Presence Journal. Congratulations to Xiao Yang and Jianfeng!
  • March 2014, Hongxing’s work of multi-feature clustering is accepted by CVPR’14, congratulations!
  • Feb. 2014: Hongxing’s image pattern discovery work is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, congratulations!
  • Jan. 2014: Liang Hui’s hand parsing work is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, see the video demo here
  • Jan. 2014: Xiao Yang’s work on image segmentation is accepted by Pattern Recognition Letter
  • Jan. 2014: Prof. Yuan visited CMU Robotics Institute with TCT exchange fellowship and gives two talks on human action understanding and visual pattern discovery in big video data
  • Jan. 2014: Prof. Yuan visited Northwestern University and gives a talk on visual pattern discovery in big video data
  • Dec. 2013: Prof. Yuan organizes a workshop on Large-Scale Video Search and Mining LSVSM'13 at ICCV13 and gives two talks
  • Dec. 2013: Luo Ye and Gangqiang’s work on thematic video saliency detection is presented at LSVSM’13
  • Nov. 2013: Prof. Takehisa Yairi from University of Tokyo and Prof. Yoshi Kawahara from Osaka University visited our group.
  • Nov. 2013: Dr. Zhengyou Zhang from Microsoft Research Redmond visited our group.
  • Oct. 2013: One paper of 3D action recognition is accepted by TPAMI
  • Oct. 2013: Our survey paper on visual pattern discovery is accepted by WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Congratulations to Hongxing and Gangqiang.
  • Oct. 2013: Prof. Yuan will be Area Chair for ICME’14.
  • Oct. 2013: Xiao Yang gives a talk at VRST’13 on his work of upper body gesture recognition
  • Sept. 2013: Prof. Yuan gives a tutorial “mining image and video data” at ICIP 2013, Melbourne, Australia
  • Sept. 2013: Dang Kang and Jianfeng give two talks at ICIP’13, Melbourne, Australia
  • Sept. 2013: Dang Kang’s medical image segmentation paper is selected as the top 10% paper in ICIP 2013, Congratulations!
  • Sept. 2013: Prof. Yuan will be Organization Co-Chair and also Area Chair forACCV’14.
  • Aug. 2013: Prof. Yuan accepted the appointment to be the Associate Editor of Visual Computer Journal.
  • Aug. 2013: Prof. Yuan accepted the appointment to be the Associate Editor of Journal of Multimedia.
  • July 2013: Prof. Yuan will be Area Chair for WACV’14: IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications and Computer Vision.
  • July 2013: Du Tran’s video event detection work is accepted by T-PAMI, congratulations!
  • July 2013: Luo Ye’s salient video object detection work is accepted by ACM Multimedia 2013 as a short paper, congratulations!
  • July 2013: Chaoqun received ICME 2013 student travel grant to attend ICME13 in San Jose, USA, congratulations!
  • June 2013: Jianfeng’s Noise-Resistant local binary pattern work is accepted by T-IP, congratulations!
  • June 2013: Cong Yang’s online scene recognition work is accepted by T-IP, congratulations!
  • June 2013: Cong Yang’s video anomaly search work is accepted by T-IFS, congratulations!
  • June 2013: Gangqiang’s work on scene parsing is published by JVCI, congratulations!
  • June 2013: Gangqiang and Yu Gang attended CVPR’13 at Portland, USA.
  • June 2013: Yu Gang joined Microsoft Research Redmond, USA, for the summer internship, congratulations!
  • May 2013: Yuning joined start-up company Face++ Inc. in Peking, China. Good luck!
  • May 2013: Prof. Yuan visited Xi’An Jiao Tong University in China and gave a talk.
  • May 2013: Prof. Yuan attended ISCAS 2013 in Bei Jing and hosted a special session on mobile media search.
  • May 2013: Four papers are accepted in ICIP’13
  • April 2013: Ren Zhou’s shape decomposition work is published in PAMI, congratulations!
  • April 2013: Liang Hui’s hand pose estimation work is published in Visual Computer journal, congratulations!
  • April 2013: Prof. Yuan gave a tutorial of action analysis using 2D and 3D sensors at FG’13, with Dr. Zicheng Liu
  • April 2013: Prof. Gang Hua from Steven Tech visited our group
  • March 2013: Prof. Jay Kuo from USC visited our group
  • March 2013: Prof. Martial Hebert from CMU visited our group
  • March 2013: Dr. Yoshinobu Kawahara from Osaka University and Dr. Ryohei Fujimaki from NEC US Lab visited us
  • March 2013: one paper about video object discovery is accepted by CVPR'13, congratulations to Gangqiang
  • March 2013: two papers are accepted by ICME'13
  • Feb. 2013: one paper is accepted by ICASSAP'13
  • Feb. 2013: one survey paper of mobile vision is accepted by ISCAS'13
  • Jan. 2013: one image saliency paper is published by IEEE Signal Processing Letter
  • Dec. 2012: Prof. Yuan gave a tutorial at SIGGRAPH Conf. on VRCAI
  • Dec. 2012: Gang Yu and Prof. Yuan gave a tutorial on action analysis at PCM'12
  • Dec. 2012: Du Tran's paper of spatio-temporal action localization is presented at NIPS'12
  • Dec. 2012: Dr. Zhengyou Zhang from Microsoft Research Redmond visited our group
  • Nov. 2012: Zhou Ren's work on hand gesture recognition is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Multimedia
  • Nov. 2012: Yang Cong's work on video anomaly detection is accepted by journal of pattern recognition
  • Nov. 2012: Prof. Ying Wu from Northwestern University visited our group
  • Oct 2012: Liang Hui received student travel grant to attend ACM Multimedia'12 and present his work on hand pose tracking
  • Oct 2012: Gang Yu's activity prediction paper and Yuning's visual object search demo will be presented in ACM Multimedia'12
  • Oct 2012: Chunluan's work on object detection is accepted by ACCV'12.
  • Oct 2012: Gang Yu and Yuning attended ECCV'12 and presented their works of activity recognition and scene recognition
  • Oct 2012: Three papers are presented in ICIP'12
  • Sept 2012: Tran Du's action localization paper is accepted by NIPS'12, congratulations!
  • Sept 2012: Gang Yu's action search paper is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, congratulations!
  • July 2012: two papers of activity and scene recognition are accepted by ECCV'12, congratulations to Gang and Yuning
  • July 2012: Jie Lin's image tagging paper (oral) is presented at ICME'12
  • July 2012: Gangqiang's scene parsing paper (oral) is presented at FUSION'12
  • June 2012: Jianfeng's mobile face verification paper is accepted by Pattern Recognition Journal, congratulations!
  • June 2012: Three papers are accepted by ICIP'12
  • June 2012: Yuning, Ye Luo and Prof. Yuan attended CVPR'12
  • May 2012: One provisional US patent is filed for large-scale visual object search
  • April. 2012: Yuning's demo on visual object search (to appear in CVPR12) is released, have a look at the YouTube video!
  • April. 2012: Dr. Zhenzhong Chen joined MediaTek Inc., San Jose, USA, as a member of technical staff, congratulations!
  • April. 2012: Zhou Ren received full PhD scholarship to join University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), congratulations!
  • April. 2012: Du Tran received a Presidential Fellowship from Dartmouth College for PhD study, congratulations!
  • Mar. 2012: Two papers are accepted by CVPR'12, congratulations to Yuning and Jingjing
  • Mar. 2012: One paper of image tagging is accepted as an oral presentation in ICME'12, congratulations to Lin Jie
  • Feb. 2012: one paper of mobile visual search is published in IJCV'12
  • Feb. 2012: One video summarization paper is published in IEEE Trans. on Multimedia
  • Jan. 2012: One Video pattern discovery paper is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Image Processing
  • Jan. 2012: One image pattern discovery paper is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part B: Cybernetics
  • Dec.: Prof. Yuan was invited to give graduate seminars of visual computing at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Dec.: Ren Zhou attended ACM Multimedia 2011 and presented the work of hand gesture recognition.
  • Dec.: Yu Gang's recent work in action search was presented in ACM Multimedia 2011
  • Dec.: Wang Hongxing received the AICML travel award to attend IEEE Conf. on Data Mining 2011. Congratulations!
  • Nov.: Jianfeng Ren's face detection and recognition is demonstrated at the BeingThere Center, read the news.
  • Nov.: Ren Zhou attended ICCV 2011 and presented the work of shape decomposition
  • Nov.: One provisional patent of hand gesture recognition is filed at NTU
  • Oct.: Prof. Yuan received a gift research grant from Microsoft Research Redmond, USA
  • Sept.:  Gang Yu received the prestigious Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) Fellowship, congratulations!
  • Sept.:  One action detection paper appears in IEEE Trans. on PAMI.
  • One regular paper about image pattern mining is accepted by IEEE Conf. on Data Mining (ICDM'11), congratulations to Hongxing Wang.
  • One short paper about video pattern mining is accepted by IEEE Conf. on Data Mining (ICDM'11), congratulations to Gangqiang Zhao.
  • Zhongyuan Lai from Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech. joined us as a visiting PhD student, welcome!
  • Sept. 12-14: Yuning Jiang attended ICIP'11 and gave a talk on visual object search.
  • August 13: Prof. Yuan was invited to give a talk at the Industrial Workshop of the 3rd USA-Sino Summer School in Vision, Learning and Pattern Recognition.
  • Two short papers are accepted by ACM Multimedia. Congratulations to Zhou Ren and Gang Yu.
  • June 27-July 2: Prof. Yuan visited Microsoft Research Redmond and delivered a talk there.
  • Zhou Ren's work on hand gesture recognition was covered by KinectHacks and you can find the video on Youtube. This work was presented in the keynote speech by Dr. Zhengyou Zhang in CVPR 2011 Workshop: Human Activity Understanding from 3D Data (http://www.cvpr2011.org/workshops) on Friday, June 24.
  • Gang Yu, Du Tran, Yang Cong, and Prof. Yuan attended  CVPR 2011 and Four papers were presented.
  • Gang Yu received the ICML travel grant to attend ICML 2011. He also visited Microsoft Research Redmond, USA.
  • One paper is accepted in ICCV 2011, congratulations to Zhou Ren.
  • One paper is accepted by IEEE Multimedia Magazine, congratulations to Gangqiang Zhao.
  • May, 2011: Dr. Yang Cong joined Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) as an associate professor, congratulations !