2019 (so far)
- 3 NeurIPS'19 (efficient CNN training + adversarial robustness in model compression + Bayesian learning-to-optimize) + 2 WACV'20 (domain generalization in ReID + video deblurring) + 1 ICCV'19 workshop (person search by language) accepted
- Invited Talks at: (1) ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; (2) IBM AI Research Week 2019, AI Systems Day; (3) ECE Department, Northeastern University
- CVPR'20 TPC
- 1 IEEE Trans. CSVT (deep Frank-Wolfe unfolding) accepted
- Invited short course on deep learning, São Paulo Summer School of Advanced Science on Learning from Data, Brazil.
- Invited Talks at: (1) Adobe Research, San Jose, CA; (2) Google Research, Mountain View, CA.
- Our team (with Walmart colleagues) won 3rd prize in ICCV'19 WIDER Person Search by Language Challenge
- Co-organized the IJCAI 2019 BOOM Workshop
- AAAI'20 TPC
- New VITA Group Code Base into use.
- 5 ICCV'19 (text style transfer [oral] + UAV object detection + AutoGAN + person ReID + fast deblurring) accepted
- Invited to participate in Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2019
- Invited Talks at: (1) Kuaishou AI Lab, Seattle, WA; (2) Alibaba AI Lab, Seattle, WA; (3) Wormpex AI Research, Seattle, WA; (4) NEC Labs America, San Jose, CA; (5) Facebook Research, Menlo Park, CA.
- Will co-organize NeurIPS 2019 HADR Workshop
- Co-organized the ICIP 2019 Grand Challenge
- ICLR'20 TPC
- 1 MICCAI'19 (unsupervised CT image segmentation) + 1 Surgical Infections (clinical collaboration paper, on skin image segmentation) accepted
- Released PA-HMDB51 dataset: the first large-scale benchmark on privacy-preserving video recognition
- Co-organized the CVPR 2019 UG2+ Workshop and Prize Challenge
- WACV'20 Area Chair
- 2 ICML'19 workshop (uncertainty quantification, for auto driving, and for mobile sensing) + 2 CVPR'19 workshop (underwater image enhancement, and deep learning to segment Arctic Wetland) accepted
- 1 ICML'19 (learning-based plug-and-play optimization) accepted
- My 2nd book Deep Learning through Sparse and Low-Rank Modeling (Elsevier CVPR series) becomes available online
- Invited talk at ECE Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- Will co-organize ICCV 2019 RLQ Workshop
- 1 IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging (sparse CT reconstruction) + 1 IEEE Trans. Image Processing (connecting denoising to segmentation) accepted
- Released MPID dataset: the first large-scale deraining benchmark.
- 2 CVPR'19 (high-resolution segmentation [oral] + MPID deraining benchmark) + 1 Bioinformatics (CNN-RNN for protein unfolding) + 1 IEEE Trans. CSVT (faster sparse coding) + 1 ICASSP'19 (GAN data augmentation) accepted
- ICIP'19 Area Chair, ICCV'19 + NeurIPS'19 TPC
- 1 Remote Sensing (CNN-RNN for hyperspectral classification) + 2 MIPR'19 (invited papers) accepted
- Invited Talks at: (1) (as a co-organizer) NSF/AAAI AI for natural disaster workshop, Hilo, HI; (2) ARL Workshop on Holistic Scene Understanding, Austin, TX
- 1 ICLR'19 (deep learning for sparse coding [highest score]) + 1 AISTATS'19 (uncertainty quantification) accepted
- Appointed as Associate Editor of Springer-Nature Cognitive Computation (IF = 3.44)
- CVPR'19 + ICML'19 + IJCAI'19 TPC
- Invited Talk at: (as a co-organizer) TAMU Deep Learning workshop
- 1 IEEE Trans. Image Processing (low-quality visual recognition) + 1 NeurIPS'18 workshop (energy-aware inference) accepted
- 2 NeurIPS'18 (deep learning for sparse coding [spotlight oral] + CNN orthogonality regularization) accepted
- ICME'19 Area Chair
- Invited Talks at: (1) Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Seminar Series, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW); (2) CS@Stevens Institute of Technology; (3) TAMU ECE ISS Seminar
- 1 IISE Trans. Healthcare Systems Engineering (depression detection from multi-modal signals) accepted
- Invited short course on deep learning /computer vision, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
- Invited talks at Italy: i) the "Data-Driven Approaches in Imaging Science" Minisymposium, SIAM Imaging Science Conference, Bologna; ii) Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.
- 1 IEEE Trans. Image Processing (video super resolution) + 2 AAIC'18 (Alzheimer's disease prediction) accepted
- ACM MM'18 + MICCAI'18 TPC
- Invited talks at: (1) University of Maryland, College Park, MD; (2) US Army Research Lab, Adelphi, MD; (3) TAMU HRPC Computational and Data Science Seminar.
- A book where I co-authored a chapter on font recognition became available online.
- Invited Talk at: Samsung Research America, Dallas, TX.
- IJCAI'18 + ICIP'18 + IJCNN'18 + ICME'18 TPC
- Invited Talk at: Bell Labs, Murray Hills, NJ
- Invited Talks at: (1) Rice University ECE seminar; (2) University of Houston ECE seminar
- VCIP'17 special session chair
- 1 AAAI'19 (video dehazing) accepted
- Won the Lenovo AI Innovation Award, and gave an invited talk at the Supercomputing (SC) 2017 conference, Denver, CO.
- Invited Talks at: (1) ECE CESG Seminar; (2) CSCE Graduate Seminar; (3) ECE Bio-Seminar
- Start at Texas A&M!
- Received the ICCV 2017 Young Researcher Travel Award
- MIPR'18 + PAKDD'18 TPC
- 1 BMVC'17 (unsupervised hashing) accepted
- AAAI'18 TPC
- Invited talk at: Banner Alzheimer's Institute, Phoenix, AZ
- 1 IEEE Trans. Image Processing (multi-object tracking) + 1 CVPR'17 workshop (super resolution) + 1 ICIP'17 (CT image super resolution) accepted
- 1 IJCAI'17 (deep learning for sparse coding) accepted
- ICIP'17 Area Chair, ACM MM'17 + VCIP'17 TPC
- 1 IJCNN'17 (brain-inspired aesthetics assessment) accepted
- Finalist of the UW Amazon Catalyst Innovation Award