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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), in press.
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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), accepted.
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
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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
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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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Foreground and Scene Structure Preserved Visual Privacy Protection using Depth Information
S. Elezovikj, H. Ling, and X. Chen
IEEE Int'l Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 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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Vehicle Detection in Wide Area Aerial Surveillance using Temporal Context
P. Liang, H. Ling, E. Blasch, G. Seetharaman, D. Shen, and G. Chen
International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), 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
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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), 22(7): 2661--2675, 2013
A preliminary version appears in CVPR 2011
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Using Maximum Consistency Context for Multiple Target Association in Wide Area Traffic Scenes
X. Shi, P. Li, W. Hu, E. Blasch, and H. Ling
Proc. Int'l Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013
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Low Frame Rate Target Localization and Tracking in Testbed
Y. Pang, D. Shen, G. Chen, P. Liang, K. Pham, E. Blasch, Z. Wang, and H. Ling
Proc. SPIE Conf. on Defense Security+Sensing, 2013.
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Spatial Context for Moving Vehicle Detection in Wide Area Motion Imagery with Multiple Kernel Learning
P. Liang, D. Shen, E. Blasch, K. Pham, Z. Wang, G. Chen, and H. Ling
Proc. SPIE Conf. on Defense Security+Sensing, 2013.
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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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The URREF Ontology for Semantic Wide Area Motion Imagery Exploitation
E.P. Blasch, P. Costa, K. Laskey, H. Ling, and G. Chen
Int'l Conf. on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security (STIDS), 2012.
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Context-Driven Moving Vehicle Detection in Wide Area Motion Imagery
X. Shi, H. Ling, E. Blasch, and W. Hu
Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012.
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Envelope Extraction for Composite Shapes for Shape Retrieval
J. Song, X. Lu, H. Ling, X. Wang, and Z. Tang
Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012.
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Multiple Kernel Learning for Vehicle Detection in Wide Area Motion Imagery
P. Liang, G. Teodoro, H. Ling, E. Blasch, G. Chen, and L. Bai
International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), 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
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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.
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Feature-based background registration in wide-area motion imagery
Y. Wu, G. Chen, E. Blasch, L. Bai, and H. Ling
Proc. SPIE Conf. on Defense Security+Sensing, 2012.
Dismount tracking and identification from electro-optical imagery
E.P. Blasch, H. Ling, Y. Wu, G. Seetharaman, M. Talbert, L. Bai, and G. Chen
Proc. SPIE Conf. on Defense Security+Sensing, 2012.
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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.
Analysis of Facial Images Across Age Progression by Humans
J. Zeng, H. Ling, L.J. Latecki, S. Fitzhugh, and G. Guo
ISRN Machine Vision, 2012
Computer aided periapical lesion diagnosis using quantized texture analysis
Y. Wu, F. Xie, J. Yang, E. Cheng, V. Megalooikonomou, and H. Ling
Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2012
Automatic detection of apical roots in oral radiographs
Y. Wu, F. Xie, J. Yang, E. Cheng, V. Megalooikonomou, H. Ling
Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2012
Segmentation of anatomical branching structures based on texture features and conditional random field
T. Nuzhnaya, P.R. Bakic, D. Kontos, V. Megalooikonomou, H. Ling
Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2012
Medical image retrieval based on texture and shape feature co-occurrence
Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, H. Ling, J. Peng
Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2012
2011
Key Elements to Support Layered Sensing Dismount Tracking
E. Blasch, G. Seetharaman, M. Talbert, K. Palaniappan, and H. Ling.
Proc. NATO SET 178-RWS 017 Workshop on Detection of Dismounted Combatants, Ottawa, ON, Sept. 2011.
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Visual Tracking based on Log-Euclidean Riemannian Sparse Representation
Y. Wu, H. Ling, E. Blasch, L. Bai, and G. Chen.
Int'l Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), 2011.
Kernel-based Motion-blurred Target Tracking
Y. Wu, J. Hu, F. Li, E. Cheng, J. Yu, and H. Ling.
Int'l Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), 2011.
Shape based Conditional Random Fields for Segmenting Intracranial Aneurysms
S. Baloch, E. Cheng, Y. Zhu, A. Mohamed, H. Ling, and T. Fang
Workshop on Mesh Processing in Medical Image Analysis in conjunction with MICCAI, 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.
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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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Learning-based vessel segmentation in mammographic images
E. Cheng, Shawn McLaughlin, V. Megalooikonomou, P. R. Bakic, A. Maidment, and H. Ling
IEEE Int'l Conf. on Healthcare Informatics, Imaging and Systems Biology (HISB), 2011.
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Automatic Dent-landmark Detection in 3-D CBCT Dental Volumes
E. Cheng, J. Chen, J. Yang, H. Deng, Y. Wu, V. Megalooikonomou, B. Gable, and H. Ling
Int'l Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Boston, 2011.
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Multiple Source Data Fusion via Sparse Representation for Robust Visual Tracking
Y. Wu, E. Blasch, G. Chen, L. Bai, and H. Ling
International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), 2011.
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Evaluation of Visual Tracking in Extremely Low Frame Rate Wide Area Motion Imagery
H. Ling, Y. Wu, E. Blasch, G. Chen, H. Lang, and L. Bai
International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), 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 appears in ICCV 2009
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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 appears 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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Multi-cue Based Multi-target Tracking Using Online Random Forests
X. Shi, X. Zhang, Y. Liu, W. Hu, and H. Ling
Proc. Int'l Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011
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Classification of texture patterns in CT lung imaging
T. Nuzhnaya, V. Megalooikonomou, H. Ling, M. Kohn, and R. Steiner
Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2011
Automatic Detection of Regions of Interests in Mammographic Images
E. Cheng, H. Ling, P. R. Bakic, A. D.A. Maidment, and V. Megalooikonomou
Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2011
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2010
Probabilistic Index Histogram for Robust Object Tracking
W. Li, X. Zhang, N. Xie, W. Hu, W. Luo, and H. Ling
Int'l Workshop on Visual Surveillance, Queenstown, New Zealand, 2010
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Efficient Marker Matching Using Pair-wise Constraints in Physical Therapy
G. Johnson, N. Xie, J. Slaboda, J.Y. Shi, E.Keshner, and H. Ling.
5th Int'l Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), 2010.
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Category Classification Using Occluding Contours
J. Sun, C. Thorpe, N. Xie, J. Yu, and H. Ling
5th Int'l Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), 2010.
PDF | DT-OC5 dataset
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.
PDF | BibTex
Image Set Classification using Multi-Layer Multiple Instance Learning with Application to Cannabis Website Classification
N. Xie, H. Ling, and W. Hu
In Proc. of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI), regular paper, Toronto, 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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Compact Visual Codebook for Action Recognition
Q. Wei, X. Zhang, Y. Kong, W. Hu, and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Hong Kong, China, 2010.
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Robust Infrared Vehicle Tracking across Target Pose Change using L1 Regularization
H. Ling, L. Bai, E. Blasch, and X. Mei
International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Edinburgh, UK, 2010.
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Discriminative Level Set for Contour Tracking
W. Li, X. Zhang, J. Gao, W. Hu, H. Ling, and X. Zhou
Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Istanbul, Turkey, 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)
A Swarm Intelligence Based Searching Strategy for Articulated 3D Human Body Tracking
X. Zhang, W. Hu, X. Wang, Y. Kong, N. Xie, H. Wang, H. Ling, S. Maybank
IEEE Workshop on 3D Information Extraction for Video Analysis and Mining in conjunction with CVPR, San Francisco, 2010.
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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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Probabilistic Branching Node Detection using Adaboost and Hybrid Local Features
T. Nuzhnaya, M. Barnathan, H. Ling, V. Megalooikonomou, P. Bakic, and A. Maidment
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 appears in ICCV 2007
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Knowing a good feature when you see it: ground truth and methodology to evaluate local features for recognition
A. Vedaldi, H. Ling, and S. Soatto
Computer Vision: Detection, Recognition and Reconstruction, Recognition in Context, R. Cipolla, S. Battiato, and G. M. Farinella (Eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 285, pp. 27-49, Springer, 2010.
Book chapter link
2009
Group Action Recognition Using Space-Time Interest Points
Q. Wei, X. Zhang, Y. Kong, W. Hu, and H. Ling
5th Int'l Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), 2009.
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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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Age Regression from Faces Using Random Forests
A. Montillo and H. Ling
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Cairo, Egypt, 2009.
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Coronary Tree Extraction Using Motion Layer Separation
W. Zhang, H. Ling, S. Prummer, S. K. 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), 233-236, 2009
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Learning Based Thumbnail Cropping
X. Li and H. Ling
IEEE Int'l Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2009.
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Shape Matching for Foliage Database Retrieval
H. Ling and D. W. Jacobs
Semantic Mining Technologies for Multimedia Database, D. Tao, D. Xu, and X. Li (Eds.), IGI, 2009.
PDF | Book chapter link
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.N. Belhumeur, D. Chen, S. Feiner, D. W. Jacobs, W.J. Kress, H. Ling, I. Lopez, R. Ramamoorthi, S. Sheorey, 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 appears in ECCV 2006
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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 appears 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.N. Belhumeur, S. Feiner, D. W. Jacobs, W.J. Kress, R. Ramamoorthi, N.A. 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

Patents

  1. D. Comaniciu, B. Georgescu, M. Scheuering, Y. Zheng, and H. Ling, "Method and System for Detecting 3D Anatomical Structures Using Constrained Marginal Space Learning," pending, filed by Siemens, US Patent No. 8,116,548.
  2. H. Ling and K. Okada, "Diffusion Distance for Histogram Comparison", US Patent No. 7,715,623.
  3. J. Wang, H. Ling, S. Lu, and Y. Zou, "Method and System for Separating Text and Drawings in Digital Ink", US Patent No. 7,258,757.

Old Publications on Geographical Information Systems (all in Chinese)

  1. W. Hu, H. Ling, Contour Line Elevation Interpretation and 3-D Surface Reconstruction from Very Large Topographic Map, ACTA AUTOMATICA SINICA, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 63-73, 2002.
  2. H. Ling, B. Wu, A General Algorithm for Mesh Based Image Processing Based on Scan Line, Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics, 2001.
  3. W. Hu, H. Ling, Rapid Automated Hill-shading for Very Large Map, Chinese Journal of Computers, Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 852-856, 2000.
  4. W. Hu, B. Wu, H. Ling, An Automatic Method for Contour Interpolation in Map Design, Chinese Journal of Computers, Vol.23, No.8, pp. 847-851, 2000.
  5. B. Wu, W. Yin, Ling H., An Algorithm of Clipping the General Polygons with Topological Attributes, Mini-Micro Systems
  6. B. Wu, W. Yin, D. Zhou, Cao W., H. Ling, W. Liu, The Design of Digital Map Publishing System, Computer Engineering, June, 2000.
  7. W. Hu, H. Ling, Neural Network Based Timing Driven Floorplanning, ACTA ELECTRONICA SINICA, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 21-24, 2000.
  8. H. Ling, W. Cao, B. Wu, A Triangulation Error Registration Method on Geographical Data Collecting, Symposium of CPGIS 1999.
  9. W. Cao, B. Wu, H. Ling, Map Projection in GIS Mapping, Symposium of CPGIS 1999.
  10. H. Ling, B. Wu, An Improved Algorithm for Auto-connected Delaunay Triangulation, Computer Applications, Dec. 1999.