Recent Research Students 


PhD students:

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Name: CHEN, ShengYong (2003)                                                                                                                            

Thesis: Active Vision Perception: Sensor Self-recalibration, Automatic Sensor Placement, and 3D Reconstruction.  

Representative publications:

    Y. F. Li and S. Y. Chen, Automatic Recalibration of an Active Structured Light Vision System, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 259-268, April 2003.

     S. Y. Chen and Y. F. Li, Automatic Sensor Placement for Model-Based Robot Vision, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 393-408, Feb. 2004.

    S. Y. Chen and Y. F. Li, Vision sensor planning for 3D model acquisition, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 894-904, Oct. 2005.

    Chen S. Y., Li Y. F., et al, Active Sensor Planning for Multiview Vision Tasks, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-540-77-71-8, 2008.

Awards: 1st Prize in 2003 IEEE Region-10 Postgraduate Student Paper Contest .

               Humboldt Research Fellowship.

               Second Prize of Natural Science Research Award awarded by the Ministry of Education of China,  Jan. 2011, for the work on Active 3D Computer Vision

More detailed publication list.or http://sychen.com.nu/home/index.htm

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Name: BI, DeXue (2004)        

Thesis: Dynamics Identification and Implementation for Enhanced Haptic Display.

Representative publications:

    Y. F. Li and D. Bi, A method of dynamics identification for haptic display of the operating feel in a virtual environment, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 476-482, Dec. 2003.

    D. Bi, Y. F. Li, et al, Friction Modeling and Compensation for Haptic Display based on Support Vector Machine, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 491-500, April 2004.

More detailed publication list.

  

Name: ZHANG, BeiWei  (2006)

Thesis: Dynamic Calibration and 3D Reconstruction via Homographic Matrix in a Structured Light System                                                        

Representative publications:

    Y. F. Li and B. Zhang, Dynamic Calibration and 3D Reconstruction in a Structured Light System, Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA) A- Optics Image Science and Vision , Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 785-793, March 2007.

    B. Zhang, Y. F. Li, and Y. Wu, Self-Recalibration of a Structured Light System via Plane-Based Homography, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 1368-1377, April 2007.

    B. Zhang and Y. F. Li, Dynamic Calibration of the Relative Pose and Error Analysis in a Structured Light System, Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA) A- Optics Image Science and Vision , Vol. 25, No. 3, pp 612-622, March 2008.

    Zhang B. and Li Y. F., Automatic calibration and reconstruction for active vision systems, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, ISBN 978-94-007-2653-6, Jan. 2012.

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Name: CHEN, HuiYing (2008)

Thesis: Towards Optimal 3D Visual Tracking@

Representative publications:

    H. Y. Chen and Y. F. Li, Enhanced 3D Tracking Using Nonsingular Constraints, Optical Engineering, Vol. 45, No. 10, pp. 107202-1-12, Oct. 2006.

    H. Y. Chen and Y. F. Li, Data Fusion for 3-Dimesional Tracking Using Particle Techniques, Optical Engineering, Vol. 47, No. 1, Jan. 2008.

    H. Y. Chen and Y. F. Li, Dynamic View Planning by Effective Particles for 3D Tracking, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics, Part B, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 242-253, Feb. 2009.

    H. Y. Chen and Y. F. Li, Particles coupled with Data Fusion for 3D Tracking, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 56, No. 8, pp. 2992-2997, Aug. 2009.

Awards: Best Conference Paper awarded by the International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2010).

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Name: WU, ShanDong (2009)

Thesis: Signature Based Trajectory Description for Motion Representation, Perception and Recognition

Representative publications:

    S. D. Wu and Y. F. Li, On Signature Invariants for Effective Motion Trajectory Recognition, International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 895V917, Aug. 2008.

    S. D. Wu and Y. F. Li, Flexible Signature Descriptions for Adaptive Motion Trajectory Representation, Perception and Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 194-214, Jan. 2009.

    S. D. Wu and Y. F. Li, Motion Trajectory Reproduction from Generalized Signature Description, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 204-221, Jan. 2010.

  

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Name: YANG, Jianyu (2012)

Thesis: Mixed Signature and Dynamic Indexing for Efficient Motion Trajectory Representation and Recognition

Representative publications:

    J. Yang, Y. F. Li, K. Wang, A New Descriptor for 3D Trajectory Recognition via Modified CDTW, IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL 2010), Hong Kong, pp. 37-42, Aug. 2010. (awarded the Best Paper in Automation).

    J. Yang, Y. F. Li, K. Wang, Invariant Trajectory Indexing for Real Time 3D Motion Recognition, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), San Francisco, USA, pp. 3440-3445, Oct. 2011.

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Name: BAI, TianXiang (2012)

Thesis: Robust Online Sparse Representation of Appearance Models for Visual Tracking

Representative publications:

    T. Bai and Y. F. Li, Robust Visual Tracking with Structured Sparse representation Appearance Model, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 45, Iss. 6, pp. 2390V2404, June 2012.

    T. Bai and Y. F. Li, Robust Visual Tracking Using Flexible Structured Sparse Representation, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 538-547, Feb. 2014.

    T. Bai, Y. F. Li, X. Zhou, Learning Local Appearances with Sparse Representation for Robust and Fast Visual Tracking, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 663-675, April 2015.

Awards: Outstanding Academic performance Award for Research Degree Students awarded by City University of Hong Kong, 2011.

               1st Prize in 2011 IEEE Hong Kong Section (PG) Student Paper Contest, awarded by IEEE Hong Kong Section.

               3rd Prize in 2012 IEEE Region-10 Postgraduate Student Paper Contest .

               TJ Tarn Best Paper in Robotics , IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Robio 2012), Guangzhou, China, 2012 .

               Overseas high-Caliber Personnel Award, Shenzhen, China.

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Name: TANG, YaZhe (2013)

Thesis: Human detection and tracking in central catadioptric omnidirectional camera system

Representative publications:

    Y. Tang and Y. F. Li, Contour Coding Based Rotating Adaptive Model for Human Detection and Tracking in Thermal Catadioptric Omnidirectional Vision, Applied Optics, Vol. 51, No. 27, pp. 6641-6652, Sept. 2012.

    Y. Tang, Y. F. Li, et al, Parameterized Distortion-invariant Feature for Robust Tracking in Omnidirectional Vision, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 743-756, April 2016.

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Name: ZHOU, XiaoLong (2013)

Thesis: Multi-Target Visual Tracking with a Robust Gaussian Mixture Probability Hypothesis Density Filter

Representative publications:

    X. Zhou, Y. F. Li, B. He, Game-Theoretical Occlusion Handling for Multi-Target Visual Tracking, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, pp. 2670V2684, Oct. 2013.

    X. Zhou, Y. F. Li, B. He, Entropy Distribution and Coverage Rate based Birth Intensity Estimation in GM-PHD Filter for Multi-target Visual Tracking, Signal Processing, Vol. 94, Issue 1, pp. 650-660, Jan. 2014.

    X. Zhou, Y. F. Li, et al, GM-PHD-Based Multi-Target Visual Tracking Using Entropy Distribution and Game Theory, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 1064-1076, May 2014.

Awards: Outstanding Academic performance Award for Research Degree Students awarded by City University of Hong Kong, 2013.

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Name: LIU, Jianyang (2014)

Thesis: A Short-Baseline Structured-Light System for Accurate 3D Measurements

Representative publications:

    J. Liu, Y. F. Li, S. Chen, Robust camera calibration by optimal localization of spatial control points, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, Vol. 63, No. 12, pp. 3076-3087, Dec. 2014.

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Name: SHAO, Zhanpeng (2015)

Thesis: Invariant Description for Motion Trajectory Representation, Matching, and Recognition

Representative publications:

    Z. Shao and Y.F. Li, Integral Invariants for Space Motion Trajectory Matching and Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 48, Issue 8, pp. 2418V2432, Aug. 2015.

    Z. Shao and Y. F. Li, On Integral Invariants for Effective 3D Motion Trajectory Matching and Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 511-523, Feb. 2016.

Awards:  Best Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA2014), Tianjin, China, Aug. 2014.

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Name: LIU, Song (2017)

Thesis: Alignment and Operation for Micro-assembly Based on Microscopic Vision and Force Information

Representative publications:

    S. Liu, D. Xu, Y. F. Li, et al, Nanoliter Fluid Dispensing Based on Microscopic Vision and Laser Range Sensor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 1292-1302, Feb. 2017.

    S. Liu, Y. F. Li, D. Xu, et al, An Efficient Insertion Control Method for Precision Assembly of Cylindrical Components, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 64, No. 12, pp. 9355-9365, Dec. 2017.

    S. Liu, Y. F. Li, Precision 3D Motion Tracking for Binocular Microscopic Vision System, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 66, No. 12, pp. 9339-9349, Dec. 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2893849

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Name: GUO, Yao (2017)

Thesis: Invariant Descriptions for Rigid Body Motion Trajectory Representation and Recognition

Representative publications:

   Y. Guo, Y. F. Li, and  Z. Shao, On Multi-scale Self-similarities Description for Effective 3D/6D Motion Trajectory Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 3017-3026, Dec. 2017.

   Y. Guo, Y.F. Li and Z. Shao, DSRF: A Flexible Trajectory Descriptor for Articulated Human Action Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 76, Issue , pp. 137V148, April 2018.

  Y. Guo, Y. F. Li, and  Z. Shao, RRV: A Spatiotemporal Descriptor for Rigid Body Motion Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 1513-1525, May 2018.   

Awards:

  *Best Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA2016), Harbin, China, Aug. 2016.

  *Outstanding Academic performance Award for Research Degree Students, awarded by City University of Hong Kong, 2017.

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Name: XIAO, Y(2018)

Thesis: Digital Fringe Projection 3D Measurement with Improved Flexibility and Accuracy

Representative publications:

     Y. Xiao and Y. F. Li, High-quality binary fringe generation via joint optimization on intensity and phase, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 97, pp. 19-26, May 2017.

 

Name: SU, Dan (2019)

Thesis: Gaze Tracking with Head-Mounted Trackers

Representative publications:

     D. Su, Y. F. Li, Development of Precise Mobile Gaze Tracking System based on Online Sparse Gaussian Process Regression and Smooth-Pursuit Identification, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017), Singapore, pp. 159-164, May 2017.

     D. Su, Y. F. Li, H. Chen, Towards Precise Gaze Estimation for Mobile Head-mounted Gaze Tracking Systems, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 2660-2672, May 2019. (DOI: 10.1109/TII.2018.2867952)

     D. Su, Y. F. Li, H. Chen, Cross-validated Locally Polynomial Modeling for 2D/3D Gaze Tracking with Head-worn Devices, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. , No. , pp. -, . 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TII.2019.2933481

 

Name: CHEN, Hao (2019)

Thesis: Salient Object Detection from Multi-modal Data

Representative publications:

     H. Chen, Y. F. Li, Progressively Complementarity-aware Residual Fusion Network for RGB-D Salient Object Detection, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2018), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, pp. 3051-3060, June 2018.

     H. Chen, Y. F. Li, D. Su, Multi-modal Fusion Network with Multi-scale Multi-path and Cross-modal Interactions for RGB-D Salient Object Detection, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 86, Issue , pp. 376V385, Aug. 2018. (DOI:10.1016/j.patcog.2018.08.007)

    H. Chen and Y. F. Li, Three-stream Attention-aware Network for RGB-D Salient Object Detection, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. Vol. 28, Issue 6, pp. 2825V2835, June 2019. (DOI: 10.1109/TIP.2019.2891104)

     H. Chen, Y. F. Li, and D. Su, Discriminative Cross-modal Transfer Learning and Densely Cross-level Feedback Fusion for RGB-D Salient Object Detection, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2019.

Awards:

  *Outstanding Academic performance Award for Research Degree Students, awarded by City University of Hong Kong, 2018.

 

MPhil students:

Name: Li, Ning                                                                                                                                                       

Thesis:  Image Segmentation based on Encoder-Segmented Network and its Application to MR Brain Images  

Representative publications:

    N. Li and Y. F. Li, Feature Encoding for Unsupervised Segmentation of Color Images, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics --Part B, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 438-447, June 2003.

    N. Li and Y. F. Li, A Method for Image Segmentation Based on Encoder Segmented Neural Network and its Applications, Optical Engineering, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 908-920, May 1999.

Awards: 1999  SPIE Educational Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering, awarded by the International Society for Optical Engineering.

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Name: Chow, Kin Hei, Mash                                                                                                              

Thesis: 3D Perception by Machine Vision.

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Name: Wong Kwok Sing, Anthony                                                                                  

Thesis: Sensing Tactics and Performance Evaluation for a Flexible Robot Arm.  

                                                                                                                                    

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