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Selected Publication List

In press
Multi-level Contextual RNNs with Attention Model for Scene Labeling
Heng Fan, Xue Mei, Danil Prokhorov, and Haibin Ling
IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), in press.
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Graph Correspondence Transfer for Person Re-identification
Qin Zhou, Heng Fan, Shibao Zheng, Hang Su, Xinzhe Li, Shuang Wu, and Haibin Ling
Proc. of AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2018
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Graph Matching with Adaptive and Branching Path Following
T. Wang, H. Ling, C. Lang, and S. Feng
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), accepted.
A preliminary version appears in ECCV 2016
PDF | code
Joint Headlight Pairing and Vehicle Tracking by weighted Set Packing in Nighttime Traffic videos
Q. Zou, H. Ling, Y. Pang, Y. Huang, and M. Tian
IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), in press.
PDF | dataset
Gracker: A Graph-based Planar Object Tracker
T. Wang and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), in press.
PDF | code
Cross-domain Traffic Scene Understanding: A Dense Correspondence based Transfer Learning Approach
S. Di, H. Zhang, C.-G. Li, X. Mei, D. Prokhorov, and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), in press.
PDF | data
2017
Augmented Reality in Reality
H. Ling
IEEE MultiMedia, pp. 10-15, Jul-Sep, 2017.
paper link |
Parallel Tracking and Verifying: A Framework for Real-Time and High Accuracy Visual Tracking
H. Fan and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2017.
PDF | Code |
Saliency Pattern Detection by Ranking Structured Trees
L. Zhu, H. Ling, J. Wu, H. Deng, and J. Liu
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2017.
PDF | Code |
SANet: Structure-Aware Network for Visual Tracking
H. Fan and H. Ling
CVPR Workshop on DeepVision: Temporal Deep Learning, 2017.
PDF | code
Saliency Detection on Light Field
N. Li, J. Ye, Y. Ji, H. Ling, and J. Yu
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), in press.
A preliminary version appears in CVPR 2014
Exclusivity Regularized Machine: A New Ensemble SVM Classifier
X. Guo, X. Wang, J. Ma, and H. Ling
Proc. of Int'l Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017
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Illumination Insensitive Efficient Second-order Minimization for Planar Object Tracking
L. Chen, F. Zhou, Y. Shen, X. Tian, H. Ling, and Y. Chen
Proc. of IEEE Int'l Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017
PDF | code
Osteoporosis Prescreening Using Dental Panoramic Radiographs Feature Analysis
C. Bo, X. Liang, P. Chu, J. Xu, X. Wang, J. Yang, V. Megalooikonomou, and H. Ling
Proc. of IEEE Int'l Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2017
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LIME: Low-light IMage Enhancement via Illumination Map Estimation
X. Guo, Y. Li, and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 2017
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Salient Object Detection via Structured Matrix Decomposition
H. Peng, B. Li, H. Ling, W. Hu, W. Xiong, and S. Maybank
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 39(4):818-832, 2017.
code | data | benchmark |
2016
Branching Path Following for Graph Matching
T. Wang, H. Ling, C. Lang, and J. Wu
In Proc. of European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2016.
PDF | code
Structure-Aware Rank-1 Tensor Approximation for Curvilinear Structure Tracking Using Learned Hierarchical Features
P. Chu, Y. Pang, E. Cheng, Y. Zhu, Y. Zheng, and H. Ling
International Conf. on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 2016.
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Symmetry-Aware Graph Matching
T. Wang, H. Ling, C. Lang, and H. Yang
Pattern Recognition (PR), 60:657-668, 2016
Light Mixture Intrinsic Image Decomposition Based on a Single RGB-D Image
G. Xing, Y. Liu, W. Zhang, and H. Ling
The Visual Computer, 32(6-8): 1013-1023, 2016
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Tensor Power Iteration for Multi-Graph Matching
X. Shi, H. Ling, W. Hu, J. Xing, and Y. Zhang
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016.
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Crowd Scene Understanding with Coherent Recurrent Neural Networks
H. Su, Y. Dong, J. Zhu, H. Ling, and B. Zhang
Proc. of Int'l Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2016
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Path Following with Adaptive Path Estimation for Graph Matching
T. Wang and H. Ling
Proc. of AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2016
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Dynamic Scene Classification Using Redundant Spatial Pooling
L. Du and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Cybernetic, 46(9):2156-2165, 2016
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2015
3D Hand Pose Estimation Using Randomized Decision Forest with Segmentation Index Points
P. Li, H. Ling, X. Li, and C. Liao
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015.
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Encoding Color Information for Visual Tracking:Algorithms and Benchmark
P. Liang, E. Blasch, and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 24(12):5630--5644, 2015.
PDF | Download Benchmark
Covert Photo Classification by Fusing Image Features and Visual Attributes
H. Lang and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 24(10):2996--3008, 2015
A preliminary version appears in CVPR 2012
dataset
Robust Nighttime Vehicle Detection by Tracking and Grouping Headlights
Q. Zou, H. Ling, S. Luo, Y. Huang, and M. Tian
IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), 16(5):2838-2849, 2015.
Predicting Image Memorability by Multi-view Adaptive Regression
H. Peng, K. Li, B. Li, H. Ling, W. Xiong, and W. Hu
ACM Multimedia Conference (ACM MM), 2015.
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Cross-Age Face Verification by Coordinating with Cross-Face Age Verification
L. Du and H. Ling
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2015.
PDF | Source code
Classifying Dynamic Textures via Spatiotemporal Fractal Analysis
Y. Xu, Y. Quan, Z. Zhang, H. Ling, and H. Ji
Pattern Recognition (PR), 48(10):3239-3248, 2015
Some preliminary work appears in ICCV 2011
2014
Discriminative Vessel Segmentation in Retinal Images by Fusing Context-Aware Hybrid Features
E. Cheng, L. Du, Y. Wu, Y. Zhu, V. Megalooikonomou, and H. Ling
Machine Vision and Applications (MVA), 25(7): 1779-179, 2014.
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Transfer Learning Based Visual Tracking with Gaussian Process Regression
J. Gao, H. Ling, W. Hu, and J. Xing
In Proc. of European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Part III, LNC 8691, pp. 188-203, 2014.
PDF | Supplementary | Code |
GARP-Face: Balancing Privacy Protection and Utility Preservation in Face De-identification
L. Du, M. Yi, E. Blasch, and H. Ling
Proc. of IEEE Int'l Joint Conf. on Biometrics (IJCB), Clearwater, 2014.
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Bin Ratio-Based Histogram Distances and Their Application to Image Classification
W. Hu, N. Xie, R. Hu, H. Ling, Q. Chen, S. Yan, and S. Maybank
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 36(12): 2338-2352, 2014.
Some preliminary results appear in CVPR 2010
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Exploiting Competition Relationship for Robust Visual Recognition
L. Du and H. Ling
Proc. of AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2014
PDF | Code
Multi-target Tracking with Motion Context in Tenor Power Iteration
X. Shi, H. Ling, W. Hu, C. Yuan, and J. Xing
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Columbus OH, 2014
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Curvilinear Structure Tracking by Low Rank Tensor Approximation with Model Propagation
E. Cheng, Y. Pang, Y. Zhu, J. Yu, and H. Ling
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Columbus OH, 2014
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Saliency Detection on Light Fields
N. Li, J. Ye, Y. Ji, H. Ling, and J. Yu
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Columbus OH, 2014
PDF | dataset
Cross gender-age trabecular texture analysis in dental cone beam computed tomography
H. Ling, X. Yang, P. Li, V. Megalooikonomou, Y. Xu, and J. Yang
Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (DMFR), 43:20130324, 2014.
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Image Classification Using Multi-Scale Information Fusion Based on Saliency Driven Nonlinear Diffusion Filtering
W. Hu, R. Hu, N. Xie, H. Ling, and S. Maybank
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 23(4):1513--1526, 2014.
Angular Pattern and Binary Angular Pattern for Shape Retrieval
R. Hu, W. Jia, H. Ling, Y. Zhao, and J. Gui
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 23(3):1118--1127, 2014.
Trabecular Texture Analysis in Dental CBCT by Multi-ROI Multi-Feature Fusion
P. Li, X. Yang, F. Xie, J. Yang, E. Cheng, V. Megalooikonomou, Y. Xu, and H. Ling
Proc. of IEEE Int'l Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2014
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Visual Tracking via Online Non-negative Matrix Factorization
Y. Wu, B. Shen, and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (T-CSVT), 24(3): 374-383, 2014.
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Action Recognition Using Non-negative Action Component Representation and Sparse Basis Selection
H. Wang, C. Yuan, W. Hu, H. Ling, W. Yang, and C. Sun
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 23(2):570--581, 2014.
Modeling Geometric-Temporal Context with Directional Pyramid Co-occurrence for Action Recognition
C. Yuan, X. Li, W. Hu, H. Ling, and S. Maybank
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 23(2):658--672, 2014.
2013
Finding the Best from the Second Bests - Inhibiting Subjective Bias in Evaluation of Visual Tracking Algorithms
Y. Pang and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013.
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Salient Region Detection by UFO: Uniqueness, Focusness and Objectness
P. Jiang, H. Ling, J. Yu, and J. Peng
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013.
PDF | Code and results
Line-Assisted Light Field Triangulation and Stereo Matching
Z. Yu, X. Guo, H. Ling, A. Lumsdaine, and J. Yu
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013.
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Multi-target Tracking by Rank-1 Tensor Approximation
X. Shi, H. Ling, J. Xing, and W. Hu
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013.
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3D R Transform on Spatio-Temporal Interest Points for Action Recognition
C. Yuan, X. Li, W. Hu, H. Ling, and S. Maybank
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013.
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Scale and Object Aware Image Thumbnailing
J. Sun and H. Ling
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 104:135--153, 2013.
Some preliminary work appears in ICCV 2011
PDF | Code and data
Efficient Minimum Error Bounded Particle Resampling L1 Tracker with Occlusion Detection
X. Mei, H. Ling, Y. Wu, E. Blasch, and L. Bai
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), accepted
A preliminary version appears in CVPR 2011
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Block Covariance Based L1 Tracker with a Subtle Template Dictionary
X. Zhang, W. Li, W. Hu, H. Ling, and S. Maybank
Pattern Recognition (PR), 46(7):1750-1761, 2013
Wavelet Domain Multi-fractal Analysis for Static and Dynamic Texture Classification
H. Ji, X. Yang, H. Ling, and Y. Xu
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 22(1):286-299, 2013
A preliminary version appears in CVPR 2010
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2012
Wide-Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) Exploitation Tools for Enhanced Situation Awareness
E. Blasch, G. Seetharaman, K. Palaniappan, H. Ling, and G. Chen
Proc. IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) Workshop: Computer Vision: Time for Change, 2012
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Multiscale Distance Matrix for Fast Plant Leaf Recognition
R. Hu, W. Jia, H. Ling, and D. Huang
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 21(11):4667--4672, 2012
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Classifying Covert Photographs
H. Lang and H. Ling
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Rhode Island, 2012.
PDF | dataset
Online Robust Image Alignment via Iterative Convex Optimization
Y. Wu, B. Shen, and H. Ling
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Rhode Island, 2012.
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Real Time Robust L1 Tracker Using Accelerated Proximal Gradient Approach
C. Bao, Y. Wu, H. Ling, and H. Ji
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Rhode Island, 2012.
PDF | Code
Learning-based Automatic Breast Tumor Detection and Segmentation in Ultrasound Images
P. Jiang, J. Peng, G. Zhang, E. Cheng, V. Megalooikonomou, and H. Ling
Proc. of IEEE Int'l Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2012
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Real-time Probabilistic Covariance Tracking with Efficient Model Update
Y. Wu, J. Cheng, J. Wang, H. Lu, J. Wang, H. Ling, E. Blasch, and L. Bai
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 2012, in press
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Learning pair-wise gene functional similarity by multiplex gene expression maps
L. An, H. Ling, Z. Obradovic, D.J. Smith, and V. Megalooikonomou
BMC Bioinformatics, 2012, in press.
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2011
Scale and Object Aware Image Retargeting for Thumbnail Browsing
J. Sun and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
PDF (~5M)
Blurred Target Tracking by Blur-driven Tracker
Y. Wu, H. Ling, J. Yu, F. Li, X. Mei, and E. Cheng
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
PDF (~11M) | TUblur sequences and annotation (~430M) |
Dynamic Texture Classification Using Dynamic Fractal Analysis
Y. Xu, Y. Quan, H. Ling, and H. Ji
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
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Preservative License Plate De-identification for Privacy Protection
L. Du and H. Ling
Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Beijing, China, 2011.
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Identifying pair-wise gene functional similarity by multiplex gene expression maps and supervised learning
L. An, H. Ling, Z. Obradovic, D.J. Smith, and V. Megalooikonomou
ACM Conf. on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (BCB), Chicago, 2011.
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Robust Visual Tracking and Vehicle Classification via Sparse Representation
X. Mei and H. Ling
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 33(11):2259--2272, 2011.
A preliminary version appeared in ICCV 2009
PDF | Code |
Minimum Error Bounded Efficient L1 Tracker with Occlusion Detection
X. Mei, H. Ling, Y. Wu, E. Blasch, and L. Bai
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Colorado Springs, 2011.
PDF | Data (sequences and annotation, ~190M) |
Illumination Recovery from Image with Cast Shadows via Sparse Representation
X. Mei, H. Ling, and D. W. Jacobs
IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), 20(8):2366--2377, 2011.
A preliminary version appeared in ICCV 2009
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Segmentation of Anatomical Branching Structures based on Texture Features and Graph Cut
T. Nuzhnaya, E. Cheng, H. Ling, D. Kontos, P. R. Bakic, and V. Megalooikonomou
Proc. of IEEE Int'l Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2011
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2010
Balancing Deformability and Discriminability for Shape Matching
H. Ling, X. Yang, and L. J. Latecki
In Proc. of European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Crete Greece, 2010.
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Contour Based Object Detection Using Part-Bundles
C. Lu, N. Adluru, H. Ling, G. Zhu, and L. J. Latecki
Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 114(7):827-834, 2010.
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Use Bin-Ratio Information for Category and Scene Classification
N. Xie, H. Ling, W. Hu, and X. Zhang
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), San Francisco, 2010.
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A New Texture Descriptor Using Multifractal Analysis in Multi-orientation Wavelet Pyramid
Y. Xu, X. Yang, H. Ling, and H. Ji
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), San Francisco, 2010.
PDF (~8M)
Mammographic Image Classification Using Histogram Intersection
E. Cheng, N. Xie, H. Ling, P. Bakic, A. Maidment, and V. Megalooikonomou
Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2010
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Face Verification across Age Progression using Discriminative Methods
H. Ling, S. Soatto, N. Ramanathan, and D. W. Jacobs
IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics & Security (TIFS), Vol. 5, Issue 1, 82-91, 2010.
A preliminary version appeared in ICCV 2007
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2009
Robust Visual Tracking using L1 Minimization
X. Mei and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
PDF | Code |
Shape Guided Contour Grouping with Particle Filters
C. Lu, L.J. Latecki, N. Adluru, X. Yang, and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
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Sparse Representation of Cast Shadows via L1-Regularized Least Squares
X. Mei, H. Ling, and D. W. Jacobs
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
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Coronary Tree Extraction Using Motion Layer Separation
W. Zhang, H. Ling, S. Prummer, K.S. Zhou, M. Ostermeier, and D. Comaniciu
The 12th Annual International Conf. on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), London, UK, 2009.
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Constrained Marginal Space Learning for Efficient 3D Anatomical Structure Detection in Medical Images
Y. Zheng, B. Georgescu, H. Ling, S. K. Zhou, M. Suehling, and D. Comaniciu,
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2009.
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Probabilistic Branching Node Detection using Hybrid Local Features
H. Ling, M. Barnathan, V. Megalooikonomou, P. Bakic, and A. Maidment
Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2009
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2008
Hierarchical, Learning-based Automatic Liver Segmentation
H. Ling, S. K. Zhou, Y. Zheng, B. Georgescu, M. Suehling, and D. Comaniciu,
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2008.
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Searching the World's Herbaria: A System of Visual Identification of Plant Species
P. Belhumeur, D. Chen, S. Feiner, D. Jacobs, J. W. Kress, H. Ling, I. Lopez, R. Ramamoorthi, S. Shirdhonkar, S. White, and L. Zhang
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2008.
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Media coverage: CNN 1 | CNN 2 | NYTimes
2007
Proximity Distribution Kernels for Geometric Context in Category Recognition
H. Ling and S. Soatto
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2007.
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A Study of Face Recognition as People Age
H. Ling, S. Soatto, N. Ramanathan, and D. W. Jacobs
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2007.
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An Efficient Earth Mover's Distance Algorithm for Robust Histogram Comparison
H. Ling and K. Okada
IEEE Trans on Pattern Anal. and Mach. Intell. (PAMI), 29(5):840-853, 2007.
A preliminary version appeared in ECCV 2006
PDF | code |
Shape Classification Using the Inner-Distance
H. Ling and D. W. Jacobs
IEEE Trans on Pattern Anal. and Mach. Intell. (PAMI), 29(2):286-299, 2007.
A preliminary version appeared in CVPR 2005
PDF | Matlab codes for matching demo (~113K), for the Articulated Shapes (~130K) | for the Swedish Leaves (~1M) | for the MPEG7 Shapes (~1.9M) | Smithsonian Leaves (4.5M)
2006
Techniques for Image Retrieval: Deformation Insensitivity and Automatic Thumbnail Cropping
H. Ling
Advisor: Prof. David W. Jacobs,
Committee: Professors Yiannis Aloimonos, Ben B. Bederson, Rama Chellappa, Larry S. Davis, Min Wu
PDF (~9M)
First Steps Toward an Electronic Field Guide for Plants
G. Agarwal, P. Belhumeur, S. Feiner, D. Jacobs, J. W. Kress, R. Ramamoorthi, N. Bourg, N. Dixit, H. Ling, D. Mahajan, R. Russell, S. Shirdhonkar, K. Sunkavalli, and S. White
Taxon, 55(3):597-610, 2006.
PDF (~9M) | web | BibTex
Diffusion Distance for Histogram Comparison
H. Ling and K. Okada
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Vol. I, pp. 246-253, 2006.
PDF | Dataset 1, 2 | code | BibTex
EMD-L1: An Efficient and Robust Algorithm for Comparing Histogram-Based Descriptors
H. Ling and K. Okada
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), LNCS 3953, III:330-343, 2006.
PDF | code | BibTex
2005
Deformation Invariant Image Matching
H. Ling and D.W. Jacobs
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) Vol. II, pp. 1466-1473, 2005.
PDF | ICCV Talk (4.5M) | Dataset 1, 2 | Matlab code (~900K) | BibTex
Using the Inner-Distance for Classification of Articulated Shapes
H. Ling and D.W. Jacobs
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Vol. II, pp. 719-726, 2005.
PDF | Articulated shape database (~36K) | Matlab code (~113K) | BibTex
2003
Automatic Thumbnail Cropping and Its Effectiveness
B. Suh, H. Ling, B.B. Bederson, and D.W. Jacobs
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), CHI Letters, 5(2), pp. 95-104, 2003. [Best Student Paper]
PDF | Matlab code (~58K) | BibTex

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