JIANGUO ZHANG

Reader
Computing, School of Science and Engineering
University of Dundee
United Kingdom
Email: j.n.zhang@dundee.ac.uk

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Intelligent Video Event Analysis and Understanding [SPRINGER]


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Bio-Sketch

Jianguo Zhang is currently a Reader of Visual Computation at University of Dundee. Previously, he worked as a lecturer with the School of EEECS at Queen's University Belfast (2007-2010), a researcher with Department of Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London (2005-2007), the LEAR Group of INRIA Rhone-Alpes in France (2003-2005), Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (2002-2003). He received DPhil in National Lab of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2002, Msc (1999) and Bsc(1996) from Shandong University of Technology (currently Shandong University), China. He received the Best Cancer Paper Award in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Conference (MIUA) 2014, and the Best Paper Award in International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference 2008. He won the first international contest (both tasks) on Performance Evaluation of Indirect Immunofluorescence Image Analysis Systems (with ICPR2014). He with Dr. Cordelia Schmid twice won the International Pascal Visual Object Classification Challenge for the categorization contest in 2005 (6 out of 8) and 2006 (8 out of 10)(Method). He was awarded the President Prize of Chinese Academy of Sciences 2002. He is the founding co-chair and co-organizer of the 1st International Workshop on Video Event Categorization, Tagging and Retrieval (VECTaR2009). He is also an editor of a book "Intelligent Video Event Analysis and Understanding" in Springer-Verlag series. He is an area chair of BMVC2016-2010. He regularly served as PC members/referees for international journals and top conferences, including IJCV, IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TIP, IEEE TSMC, IVC, PR, CVIU, PRL, ICCV, CVPR, ECCV, BMVC etc. He is a senior member of IEEE (SMIEEE) and a Fellow of High Education of Academy UK (FHEA).

Teaching

Research Interest

Visual Surveillance, Object Recognition, Image Processing, Medical imaging, Machine Learning

Publication

Monographs

H. Zhou, J Wu and J. Zhang. Digital Image Processing. Ventus Publishing, ISBN 978-87-7681-541-7, 2010. [ pdf]

Book Chapters

J. Ponce, T. L. Berg, M. Everingham, D. A. Forsyth, M. Hebert, S. Lazebnik, M. Marszalek, C. Schmid, B. C. Russell, A. Torralba, C. K. I. Williams, J. Zhang, and A. Zisserman. Dataset Issues in Object Recognition. In Toward Category-Level Object Recognition. Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science, J. Ponce, M. Hebert, C. Schmid, and A. Zisserman (eds.), 2006

Mark Everingham, Andrew Zisserman, Christopher K. I. Williams, Luc Van Gool, Moray Allan, Christopher M. Bishop, Olivier Chapelle, Navneet Dalal, Thomas Deselaers, Gyuri DorkNs, Stefan Duffner, Jan Eichhorn, Jason D. R. Farquhar, Mario Fritz, Christophe Garcia, Tom Griffiths, Frederic Jurie, Thomas Keysers, Markus Koskela, Jorma Laaksonen, Diane Larlus, Bastian Leibe, Hongying Meng, Hermann Ney, Bernt Schile, Cordelia Schmid, Edgar Seemann, John Shawe-Taylor, Amos Storkey, Sandor Szedmak, Bill Triggs, Ilkay Ulusoy, Ville Viitaniemi and Jianguo Zhang, The 2005 PASCAL Visual Object Classes Challenge , Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNAI, Springer. Volume 3944, Jan 2006, Pages 117 - 176. (Winner of many categories from the first PASCAL competition, 2005.) pdf


Journal Papers

J. Hu, W. Zheng, J. Lai, J. Zhang , Jointly Learning Heterogeneous Features for RGB-D Activity Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2017 (Dataset and Code)

S. Manivannan, W. Li, S. Akbar, R. Wang, J. Zhang , S.J. McKenna, An automated pattern recognition system for classifying indirect immunofluorescence images for HEp-2 cells and specimens, Pattern Recognition Volume 51, March 2016, p. 12-26.( Winning methods for ICPR14 I3A Competition - cell and specimens classification)

Wenqi Li, Maria Coats, Jianguo Zhang, Stephen McKenna, Discriminating dysplasia: optical tomographic texture analysis of colorectal polyps Medical Image Analysis, 2015

Xiaojuan Wang, WeiShi Zheng, Xiang Li, Jianguo Zhang, Cross-scenario Transfer Person Re-identification, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2015.

Xiaobin Chang, Weishi Zheng, Jianguo Zhang, Learning Person-Person Interaction in Collective Activity Recognition, IEEE Trans. On Image Processing, 2015.pdf

J. LI, W. Xu, J. Zhang, M. Zhang, Z, Wang and X Li, Efficient Video Stitching Based on Fast Structure Deformation, IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics, 2015. pdf

C.M. Travieso, J. Zhang , P. Miller, and J.B. Alonso, Using a discrete Hidden Markov Model Kernel for lip-based biometric identification, Image and Vision Computing . 32, 12, p. 1080-1089, 2014. pdf

Huiyu Zhou, Jianguo Zhang, Liang Wang, Zhengyou Zhang, Brown, Lisa (eds), special issue: Sparse representation for event recognition in video surveillance. Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, No. 7, 2013, p. 1748-1749.

Stewart, Darryl; Pass, Adrian; Zhang, Jianguo: Gender classification via lips: static and dynamic features, IET Biometrics, 2, (1), p. 28-34, 2013 pdf

Wei Xu, Wang Chen, Jianguo Zhang, Maojun Zhang, Angle consistency for registration between catadioptric omni-images and orthorectified aerial images, IET Image processing 2013.

L. Shao, L. Ji, Y. Liu and J. Zhang, Human Action Segmentation and Recognition via Motion and Shape Analysis, Pattern Recognition Letters, 2012. pdf [ Most downloaded article in 2013]

S. Jones, L. Shao, J. Zhang and Y. Liu, Relevance Feedback for Real World Human Action Retrieval, Pattern Recognition Letters, 2012. pdf.

Carlos M. Travieso, Jianguo Zhang, Paul Miller, Jesus B. Alonso, Miguel A. Ferrer, Bimodal biometric verification based on face and lips, Neurocomputing, 2011. pdf

Jianguo zhang and Shaogang gong, Action Categorization by Structural Probabilistic Latent Semantic Analysis , Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2010 pdf

Jianguo zhang and Shaogang gong, Action Categorization with Modified Hidden Conditional Random Field, Pattern Recognition Vol.43, No. 1, pp.197-203, 2010.

Jianguo Zhang and Shaogang Gong, People Detection in Low-Resolution Video with Non-Stationary Background, Image and Vision Computing Vol. 27, No.4, pp. 437-443, 2009.

Jianguo Zhang, Marcin Marszałek, Svetlana Lazebnik, Cordelia Schmid; Local Features and Kernels for Classification of Texture and Object Categories: A Comprehensive Study; International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol.73, No. 2, pp. 213-238,2007 pdf

Jianguo Zhang, Tieniu Tan, Affine invariant retrieval and classification of texture images, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 36/3 pp. 215-223, 2003. pdf

Jianguo Zhang, Tieniu Tan, Brief review of invariant texture analysis methods, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 35/3, pp.735-747, 2002. pdf

Conference Papers

Weihua Chen, Xiaotang Chen, Jianguo Zhang and Kaiqi Huang, A multi-task deep network for person re-identification, the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 2017

Wenqi Li, Siyamalan Manivannan, Shazia Akbar, Jianguo Zhang, Emanuele Trucco, Stephen McKenna, Gland segmentation in colon histology images using hand-crafted features and convolutional neural networks, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2016.

Siyamalan Manivannan, Wenqi Li, Shazia Akbar, Jianguo Zhang, Emanuele Trucco, Stephen McKenna, Local structure prediction for gland segmentation, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) (2016)

Yu Liu, Huaxin Xiao, Zheng Zhang, Wei Xu, maojun Zhang and Jianguo Zhang, Data Separation of L1-minimization for Real-time Motion Detection, British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2015.

Hongwei Li, Jianguo Zhang, Wei-Shi Zheng HEp-2 Cells Staining Patterns Classification via Wavelet Scattering Network and Random Forest Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2015

J. Hu, W. Zheng, J. Lai, J. Zhang , Jointly Learning Heterogeneous Features for RGB-D Activity Recognition, in IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2015. (Dataset and Code)

Wenqi Li, Jianguo Zhang, and Stephen McKenna, Multiple Instance Cancer Detection by Boosting Regularised Trees, International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2015.

S. Manivannan1, H. Shen, W. Li, R. Annunziata1, H. Hamad, R. Wang, J. Zhang Brain Tumor Region Segmentation using Local Co-occurrence Features and Conditional Random Fields, MICCAI 2014 - Brain Tumor Digital Pathology Segmentation Challenge. ( Best Performing Runner up, 2014, Harvard ). pdf

S. Manivannan, W. Li, S. Akbar, R. Wang R, J. Zhang , S. McKenna, HEp-2 Cell Classification using Multi-resolution Local Patterns and Ensemble SVMs International Conference on Pattern Recognition - I3A , 2014. (Winner of ICPR-I3A Contest: Task 1, 2014, Stockholm) pdf

S. Manivannan, W Li, S Akbar, R Wang, J Zhang, S McKenna, HEp-2 Specimen Classification using Multi-resolution Local Patterns and SVM, International Conference on Pattern Recognition - I3A , 2014. ( Winner of ICPR-I3A Contest: Task 2, 2014, ) pdf

Jingjing Zhang, Stephen McKenna, Jianguo Zhang, Maria Coats, Frank Carey, Analysing the Surface Morphology of Colorectal Polyps: Differential Geometry and Pit Pattern Prediction, 18th Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, MIUA 2014 (( Best Cancer Paper Award) pdf

Haocheng Shen, Jianguo Zhang, Hui Zhang, Human Action Recognition by Random Features and Hand-Crafted Features: A Comparative Study , ECCV 2014 - VECTaR workshop.

Wenqi Li, Jianguo Zhang, Weishi Zheng, Maria Coats, Frank Carey, Stephen McKenna,Learning from Partially Annotated OPT Images by Contextual Relevance Ranking, International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2013. pdf

Wenqi Li, Maria Coats, Jianguo Zhang, Stephen McKenna, , Comparative Analysis of Feature Extraction Methods for Colorectal Polyp Images in Optical Projection Tomography, 17th Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, MIUA 2013 pdf ( Best Student Paper Award)

Wenqi Li, Jianguo Zhang, Stephen McKenna, Maria Coats,Frank Carey Classification of Colorectal Polyp Regions in Optical Projection Tomography, International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) , 2013. pdf

Wei Xu, Jianguo Zhang, Hu Xu, Maojun Zhang, Height Estimation of Urban Buildings Using Angle Consistency of Borderlines of Roofs, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2013.

Huiyu Zhou, Paul Miller, Jianguo Zhang, Age Classification using Randon Transform and Entropy based Scaling SVM, British Machine Vision Conference, 2011. pdf

Wenqi Li, Jianguo Zhang, Learning Soft Combination of Spatial Pyramid for Action Recognition, British Machine Vision Conference Student Workshop, 2011.

Sriram Varadarajan, Huiyu Zhou, Paul Miller, Jianguo Zhang, Motion Detection in Moving Transport, British Machine Vision Conference Student Workshop, 2011.

Adrian Pass, Jianguo Zhang, Darryl Stewart, Feature Selection for Pose Invariant Lip Biometrics, InterSpeech 2010.pdf

Adrian Pass, Jianguo Zhang, Darryl Stewart, An Investigation into Features for Multi-view Lipreading, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2010. pdf

Adrian Pass, Ji Ming, Philip Hanna, Jianguo Zhang, Darryl Stewart, Inter-frame Contextual Modelling for Visual Speech Recognition, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2010. pdf

Giuseppe Correnti, Sriram Varadarajan, Jianguo Zhang Analysis of Spatially-aligned SURF Features for Pedestrian Classification, International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, 2010.

Matthew Collins, Jianguo Zhang, Paul Miller, Hongbin Wang, Huiyu Zhou, EigenBody: Analysis of body shape for gender from noisy images International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, 2010. pdf

Paul Miller, Weiru Liu, Chris Fowler, Kieran McLaughlin, Huiyu Zhou, Jiali Shen, Jianbing Ma, Hongbin Wang, Jianguo Zhang, WeiQi Yan, Sakir Sezer, Intelligent Sensor Information System for Public Transport: To Safely Go , IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS 2010).

Matthew Collins, Jianguo Zhang, Paul Miller, Hongbin Wang, Full Body Image Feature Representations For Gender Profiling, ICCV 2009: IEEE Workshop on Visual Surveillance, 2009. pdf

Adrian Pass, Jianguo Zhang, and Darryl Stewart, Hidden Conditional Random Fields for Visual Speech Recognition International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, 2009.

Hugh Gribben, Paul Miller, Jianguo Zhang and Mark Browne, Poisson Kalman Particle Filtering For Tracking Centrosomes In Low-Light 3-D Confocal Image Sequences, International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, 2009.

A.Grunwald de la Cuesta, Jianguo Zhang, Paul Miller, Biometric Identification using Motion History Images of a Speaker's Lip Movements, International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference , pp.83-88, 2008 ( Best Paper Award).
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Jianguo Zhang, Marcin Marszałek, Svetlana Lazebnik, Cordelia Schmid, Local Features and Kernels for Classification of Texture and Object Categories: A Comprehensive Study, Beyond Patches workshop, in conjunction with CVPR - 2006. pdf

Jianguo Zhang , Shaogang Gong, Beyond Static Detectors: A Bayesian Approach to Fusing Long-term Motion with Appearance for Robust People Detection in Highly Cluttered Scenes,ECCV 2006:Workshop on Visual Surveillance, pp. 121-128, Graz, 2006 pdf

Jianguo Zhang, Tieniu Tan, Li Ma, Invariant texture segmentation via circular Gabor filter, Proceedings of the 16th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Vol II, pp. 901-904, 2002, pdf

Jianguo Zhang Tieniu Tan, Affine invariant texture analysis based on structural properties, Proceedings of the Fifth Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2002), pp.216-221, 2002.pdf

Jianguo Zhang , Tieniu Tan, Affine invariant texture signatures, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), pp.618-621, 2001.pdf

Jianguo Zhang, Tieniu Tan, New texture signatures and their use in rotation invariant texture classification;, ECCV Texture 2002 (The 2nd international workshop on texture analysis and synthesis) pp. 157-162 pdf

Jianguo Zhang, Kai-Kuang Ma, Meng Hwa Er, Vincent Chong, Tumor Segmentation from Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Learning via one-class support vector machine, International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT04), 2004, pdf

Technique Reports

Jianguo Zhang ,Cordelia Schmid,Svetlana Lazebnik,Jean Ponce, Spatial pyramid for object categorization in The Pascal Visual Object Classes Challenge 2006 (VOC2006) Results, Eds. Mark Everingham, Andrew Zisserman, Chris Williams, Luc Van Gool, 2006. (Winner of 8 out of 10 categories from the PASCAL VOC competition 2006 ) pdf

Invited Talks

Bag of Words, Principles, Recent Advances, as well as Applications in Medical Image Processing, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou China, July, 2012

Age Recognition by Scaling SVM, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, May, 2012

From Generic Object Recognition to Specific Gender Profiling, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dec. 2009

Recent Advances of Human Motion Analysis and Object Recognition, Peking University, Beijing, China, Aug. 2007.

Local Features and Kernels for Classification of Object Categories; The PASCAL Visual Object Classes Challenge Workshop 2006 in conjunction with ECCV 2006.[PDF] [PPT]

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