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Hanzi
My E-mail Address: 

Wang.Hanzi@gmail.com

Hanzi.Wang@xmu.edu.cn 


New Vacancies: We have several vancant positions at the level of Associate/Assistant professorship at the Center for PAMI, XMU. We also recruit Postdocs and international PhD students to join in our group. For those who are interested in our research, please send your CV to Wang.Hanzi@gmail.com.

New One Ph.D scholarship is now avaliable at RMIT, Australia (PDF). Contact Prof. Ali Bab-Hadiashar for more details.

About Me (Chinese Version
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Hanzi Wang is currently a Distinguished Professor of "Minjiang Scholars" in Fujian province and a Founding Director of the Center for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI) at XMU. He is also the Deputy Director of the Fujian Key Laboratory of Sensing and Computing for Smart City in Fujian province. He was an Adjunct Professor (2010-2012) and a Senior Research Fellow (2008-2010) at the University of Adelaide, Australia; an Assistant Research Scientist (2007-2008) and a Postdoctoral Fellow (2006-2007) at the Johns Hopkins University; and a Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia (2004-2006). He received his Ph.D degree in Computer Vision from Monash University where he was awarded the Douglas Lampard Electrical Engineering Research Prize and Medal for the best PhD thesis in the Department. His research interests are concentrated on computer vision and pattern recognition including visual tracking, robust statistics, object detection, video segmentation, model fitting, classification and clustering, optical flow calculation, 3D structure from motion, image segmentation and related fields.

He is a senior member of the IEEE. He was an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (from 2010-2015) and he was a Guest Editor of Pattern Recognition Letters (September 2009). He was the General Chair for ACM ICIMCS2014, Program Chair for CVRS2012, Area Chair for ACCV2016 and DICTA2010, Tutorial Chair for VALSE2017, Publicity Chair for ICIG2015 and IEEE NAS2012. He has also served on the program committee ( PC) of ICCV, ECCV, CVPR, IJCAI, SIGGRAPH, ACCV, PAKDD, ICIG, ADMA, CISP, etc, and he has served on the reviewer panel for more than 40 jounrals and conferences.

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Our group includes two Associate Professors (Dr. Wanlei Zhao and Dr. Yan Yan), One Postdoctor (Dr. Guobao Xiao), six PhD students (Mr. Zhihui Chen, Mr. Guanjun Guo, Mr. Shuyuan Lin, Mr. Yi Liu, Mr. Yanjie Liang and Mr. Zeeshan Khan) and more than 10 Master students. We welcome excellent young researchers and postdoctors, PhD and master students, who are interested in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, to join in our group at XMU. 
Selected Publications (Copyright Statement)
Incremental Learning of 3D-DCT Compact Representations for Robust Visual Tracking
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol 35, No. 64, pages 863 - 881, Apr. 2013.
Simultaneously Fitting and Segmenting Multiple-Structure Data with Outliers
IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol 34, No. 6, pages 1177 - 1192, June 2012.
(pdf) (Partial data and ground truth are available: here)
UBoost: Boosting with the Universum
IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol 34, No. 4, pages 825 - 832, June 2012.
(pdf)

Academic Journals:

Object Discovery via Cohesion Measurement.
IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (IEEE T-Cyber), accepted, 2017.
(pdf)

Local Co-occurrence Selection via Partial Least Squares for Pedestrian Detection.
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE T-ITS), accepted, 2017.
(pdf)

Adaptive Appearance Modeling with Point-to-set Metric Learning for Visual Tracking.
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (IEEE TCSVT), accepted, 2017.
(pdf)

Motion Segmentation via a Sparsity Constraint.
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE T-ITS), Vol 18, No. 4, pages 973 - 983, 2017.
(pdf)

Efficient Guided Hypothesis Generation for Multi-structure Epipolar Geometry Estimation.
Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), Vol 154, pages 152 - 165, 2017.
(pdf)

A Unified Hypothesis Generation Framework for Multi-structure Model Fitting.
Neurocomputing  (Elsevier), Vol 222, pages 144 - 154, 2017.

Fast Covariant VLAD for Image Search.
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IEEE TMM), Vol 18, No. 9, pages 1843 - 1854, 2016.
(pdf)

Removing Turbulence Effect via Hybrid Total Variation and Deformation-guided Kernel Regression.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol 25, No. 10, pages 4943 - 4958, 2016.

Hypergraph modelling for geometric model fitting.
Pattern Recognition (PR),Vol 60, pages 748 - 760, 2016.
(pdf)

Quadratic Projection Based Feature Extraction with Its Application to Biometric Recognition.
Pattern Recognition (PR),Vol 56, pages 40 - 49, 2016.
(pdf)

Discriminative Weighted Sparse Partial Least Squares for Human Detection.
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE T-ITS), Vol 17, No. 4, pages 1062 - 1071, 2016.
(pdf)

Visual Saliency Detection Based on Homology Similarity and An Experimental Evaluation.
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI), Vol 40, pages 251 - 264, 2016.
(pdf)

Mode Seeking on Graphs for Geometric Model Fitting via Preference Analysis.
Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL), Vol 83, pages 294 - 302, 2016.

Rapid Hypothesis Generation by Combining Residual Sorting with Local Constraints.
Multimedia Tools and Applications, (MTA), Vol 75, No. 12, pages 7445 - 7464, 2016.

Learning Hough Regression Models via Bridge Partial Least Squares for Object Detection.
Neurocomputing  (Elsevier), Vol 152, pages 236 - 249, 2015.
(pdf)

Affine Hull Based Target Representation for Visual Tracking.
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI), Vol 30, pages 266 - 276, 2015.
(pdf)

Robust Visual Tracking by Metric Learning with Weighted Histogram Representations.
Neurocomputing  (Elsevier), Vol 153, pages 77-88, 2015.

Efficient Semidefinite Spectral Clustering via Lagrange Duality.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol 23, No. 8, pages 3522 - 3534, 2014.
(pdf)

Multi-Subregion Based Correlation Filter Bank for Robust Face Recognition
Pattern Recognition (PR),Vol 47, pages 3487 - 3501, 2014.
(pdf)

Visual Tracking via Weakly Supervised Learning from Multiple Imperfect Oracles. 
Pattern Recognition (PR), Vol 47, pages 1395¨C1410, 2014.
Evaluation of local features and classifiers in BOW Model for Image Classification.
Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol 70, No. 2, pages 605 - 624, 2014.
Visual tracking with spatio-temporal Dempster-Shafer information fusion.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP),
Vol 22, No. 8, pages 3028 - 3040, Aug. 2013.
An Effective Unconstrained Correlation Filter and Its Kernelization for Face Recognition
Neurocomputing  (Elsevier), Vol 119, pages 201¨C 211, Nov. 2013.
Weakly-supervised object localization in unlabeled image collection.
Multimedia Systems, Vol 19, No. 1, pages 51-63, Feb. 2013.
Background Subtraction Driven Seeds Selection for Moving Objects Segmentation and Matting
Neurocomputing (Elsevier), Vol 103, pages 132- 142, Mar. 2013.
A System for Video-based Navigation for Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery
IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging (TMI), Vol 31, No. 4, pages 963 - 976, June 2012.
(pdf)
Boosting Histograms of Descriptor Distances for Scalable Multiclass Specific Scene Recognition.
Image and Vision Computing (IVC), Vol 29, No. 4, pages 241-250, Mar. 2011.
Book Chapter: Conference/Workshop Proceedings:

Superpixel-based Two-view Deterministic Fitting for Multiple-structure Data.
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Amsterdam, Netherlands£¬Oct.8-16, 2016
(pdf)

Message Passing on the Two-layer Network for Geometric Model Fitting.
Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Taibei, Nov.20-24, 2016.(Oral - about 5% acceptance rate)
(pdf)

Sparse Similarity Metric Learning for Kinship Verification.
IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Chengdu, China, Nov.23-30. (Top 10% award)
(pdf)

Mode-seeking on Hypergraphs for Robust Geometric Model Fitting.
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Santiago, Chile, Dec.13-16, 2015
(pdf)

Text Localization with Hierarchical Multiple Feature Learning.
Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), Gwangju, South Korea, Sept.16-18, 2015

Scene Text Recognition Using Sparse Coding Based Features
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Paris, France, Oct.27-30, 2014
. (Top 10% award)

           

           
AMSAC: An Adaptive Robust Estimator for Model Fitting
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melbourne, Australia, Sept.15-18, 2013.
(Top 10% of accepted papers)
Discriminative Filter Based Regression Learning for Facial Expression Recognition
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Melbourne, Australia, Sept.15-18, 2013.

Adaptive Scale Based Entropy-like Estimator for Robust Fitting
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31, 2013. (Oral)
Online Structured Hough Forests for Visual Tracking
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech,and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31, 2013.
Robust Object Tracking in Crowd Dynamic Scenes using Explicit Stereo Depth.
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Daejeon, Korea, November 5-9, 2012. (about 26% acceptance rate)
Robust Visual Tracking with the Cross-bin Metric.
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, November 11-15, 2012. (Oral - about 15% acceptance rate)
Image Super-Resolution Based on Multikernel Regression  
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, November 11-15, 2012. (Oral - about 15% acceptance rate)
Semantic Hough Transform Based Object Detection with Partial Least Squares.
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, November 11-15, 2012.
Accelerated Robust Sparse Coding for Fast Face Recognition.
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, November 11-15, 2012.
Matting-Driven Online Learning of Hough Forests for Object Tracking.  
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, November 11-15, 2012.
A Novel Unconstrained Correlation Filter and Its Application in Face Recognition.  
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, Sino-foreign-interchange Workshop on Intelligence Science and Intelligent Data Engineering (ISCIDE), Nanjing, China, Oct. 15-17, 2012.
Graph Mode-based Contextual Kernels for Robust SVM Tracking.
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, Spain, pages: to appear, 2011.
Occlusion Handling with ℓ1-Regularized Sparse Reconstruction.
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), 2010.
(pdf)
Thesis:
  • H. Wang

  • Robust Statistics for Computer Vision: Model Fitting, Image Segmentation and Visual Analysis.
    Ph.D. Thesis, Monash University, Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, 2004.
    Douglas Lampard Electrical Engineering Research Prize and Medal
    (pdf), (abstract)
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    Center for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
    School of Information Science and Technology
    Haiyun Campus, Xiamen University
    Xiamen, Fujian
    P.R.China, 361005

    Telephone: +86-592-2580063 (Office)
    Email: Hanzi.Wang@xmu.edu.cn; Hanzi.Wang@ieee.org

    Website: http://pami.xmu.edu.cn