Search Results for author: Hairong Qi

Found 39 papers, 13 papers with code

Defect Detection in Tire X-Ray Images: Conventional Methods Meet Deep Structures

no code implementations28 Feb 2024 Andrei Cozma, Landon Harris, Hairong Qi, Ping Ji, Wenpeng Guo, Song Yuan

This paper introduces a robust approach for automated defect detection in tire X-ray images by harnessing traditional feature extraction methods such as Local Binary Pattern (LBP) and Gray Level Co-Occurrence Matrix (GLCM) features, as well as Fourier and Wavelet-based features, complemented by advanced machine learning techniques.

Defect Detection Feature Engineering

Cross-Scale MAE: A Tale of Multi-Scale Exploitation in Remote Sensing

1 code implementation29 Jan 2024 Maofeng Tang, Andrei Cozma, Konstantinos Georgiou, Hairong Qi

Remote sensing images present unique challenges to image analysis due to the extensive geographic coverage, hardware limitations, and misaligned multi-scale images.

Representation Learning Self-Supervised Learning

Neural Symbolic Regression using Control Variables

no code implementations7 Jun 2023 Xieting Chu, Hongjue Zhao, Enze Xu, Hairong Qi, Minghan Chen, Huajie Shao

Experimental results demonstrate that the proposed SRCV significantly outperforms state-of-the-art baselines in discovering mathematical expressions with multiple variables.

regression Symbolic Regression

CFTrack: Center-based Radar and Camera Fusion for 3D Multi-Object Tracking

no code implementations11 Jul 2021 Ramin Nabati, Landon Harris, Hairong Qi

Our proposed method uses a center-based radar-camera fusion algorithm for object detection and utilizes a greedy algorithm for object association.

3D Multi-Object Tracking Autonomous Driving +4

CenterFusion: Center-based Radar and Camera Fusion for 3D Object Detection

3 code implementations10 Nov 2020 Ramin Nabati, Hairong Qi

In this paper, we focus on the problem of radar and camera sensor fusion and propose a middle-fusion approach to exploit both radar and camera data for 3D object detection.

3D Object Detection Autonomous Vehicles +2

Representative-Discriminative Learning for Open-set Land Cover Classification of Satellite Imagery

1 code implementation ECCV 2020 Razieh Kaviani Baghbaderani, Ying Qu, Hairong Qi, Craig Stutts

Although inherently a classification problem, both representative and discriminative aspects of data need to be exploited in order to better distinguish unknown classes from known.

Classification General Classification +3

Unsupervised Pansharpening Based on Self-Attention Mechanism

no code implementations16 Jun 2020 Ying Qu, Razieh Kaviani Baghbaderani, Hairong Qi, Chiman Kwan

First, the self-attention mechanism is proposed where the spatial varying detail extraction and injection functions are estimated according to the attention representations indicating spectral characteristics of the MSI with sub-pixel accuracy.


ConAML: Constrained Adversarial Machine Learning for Cyber-Physical Systems

no code implementations12 Mar 2020 Jiangnan Li, Yingyuan Yang, Jinyuan Stella Sun, Kevin Tomsovic, Hairong Qi

We study the potential vulnerabilities of ML applied in CPSs by proposing Constrained Adversarial Machine Learning (ConAML), which generates adversarial examples that satisfy the intrinsic constraints of the physical systems.

BIG-bench Machine Learning

Context Aware Road-user Importance Estimation (iCARE)

no code implementations30 Aug 2019 Alireza Rahimpour, Sujitha Martin, Ashish Tawari, Hairong Qi

In this paper, we propose a novel architecture for road-user importance estimation which takes advantage of the local and global context of the scene.

Decision Making Self-Driving Cars

Non-Local Representation based Mutual Affine-Transfer Network for Photorealistic Stylization

1 code implementation24 Jul 2019 Ying Qu, Zhenzhou Shao, Hairong Qi

Photorealistic stylization aims to transfer the style of a reference photo onto a content photo in a natural fashion, such that the stylized image looks like a real photo taken by a camera.

One-Shot Learning Style Transfer

Investigating Channel Pruning through Structural Redundancy Reduction -- A Statistical Study

no code implementations16 May 2019 Chengcheng Li, Zi Wang, Dali Wang, Xiangyang Wang, Hairong Qi

Most existing channel pruning methods formulate the pruning task from a perspective of inefficiency reduction which iteratively rank and remove the least important filters, or find the set of filters that minimizes some reconstruction errors after pruning.

RRPN: Radar Region Proposal Network for Object Detection in Autonomous Vehicles

1 code implementation1 May 2019 Ramin Nabati, Hairong Qi

Region proposal algorithms play an important role in most state-of-the-art two-stage object detection networks by hypothesizing object locations in the image.

Autonomous Driving Object +3

Unsupervised and Unregistered Hyperspectral Image Super-Resolution with Mutual Dirichlet-Net

1 code implementation27 Apr 2019 Ying Qu, Hairong Qi, Chiman Kwan, Naoto Yokoya, Jocelyn Chanussot

With this design, the network allows to extract correlated spectral and spatial information from unregistered images that better preserves the spectral information.

Hyperspectral Image Super-Resolution Image Super-Resolution

Image Super-Resolution by Neural Texture Transfer

2 code implementations CVPR 2019 Zhifei Zhang, Zhaowen Wang, Zhe Lin, Hairong Qi

Reference-based super-resolution (RefSR), on the other hand, has proven to be promising in recovering high-resolution (HR) details when a reference (Ref) image with similar content as that of the LR input is given.

Image Stylization Image Super-Resolution +1

Single-shot Channel Pruning Based on Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers

no code implementations18 Feb 2019 Chengcheng Li, Zi Wang, Xiangyang Wang, Hairong Qi

In this work, we propose a novel single-shot channel pruning approach based on alternating direction methods of multipliers (ADMM), which can eliminate the need for complex iterative pruning and fine-tuning procedure and achieve a target compression ratio with only one run of pruning and fine-tuning.

General Classification Network Pruning

Speeding up convolutional networks pruning with coarse ranking

no code implementations18 Feb 2019 Zi Wang, Chengcheng Li, Dali Wang, Xiangyang Wang, Hairong Qi

In specific, with the proposed method, 75% and 54% of the total computation time for the whole pruning procedure can be reduced for AlexNet on CIFAR-10, and for VGG-16 on ImageNet, respectively.

Beyond Inferring Class Representatives: User-Level Privacy Leakage From Federated Learning

1 code implementation3 Dec 2018 Zhibo Wang, Mengkai Song, Zhifei Zhang, Yang song, Qian Wang, Hairong Qi

Although the state-of-the-art attacking techniques that incorporated the advance of Generative adversarial networks (GANs) could construct class representatives of the global data distribution among all clients, it is still challenging to distinguishably attack a specific client (i. e., user-level privacy leakage), which is a stronger privacy threat to precisely recover the private data from a specific client.

Edge-computing Federated Learning +1

Attention-based Few-Shot Person Re-identification Using Meta Learning

no code implementations24 Jun 2018 Alireza Rahimpour, Hairong Qi

In this paper, we investigate the challenging task of person re-identification from a new perspective and propose an end-to-end attention-based architecture for few-shot re-identification through meta-learning.

Few-Shot Learning Person Re-Identification

Fast-converging Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks for Image Synthesis

no code implementations5 May 2018 Chengcheng Li, Zi Wang, Hairong Qi

Building on top of the success of generative adversarial networks (GANs), conditional GANs attempt to better direct the data generation process by conditioning with certain additional information.

Image Generation

Talking Face Generation by Conditional Recurrent Adversarial Network

1 code implementation13 Apr 2018 Yang Song, Jingwen Zhu, Dawei Li, Xiaolong Wang, Hairong Qi

Given an arbitrary face image and an arbitrary speech clip, the proposed work attempts to generating the talking face video with accurate lip synchronization while maintaining smooth transition of both lip and facial movement over the entire video clip.

Constrained Lip-synchronization Video Generation

Reference-Conditioned Super-Resolution by Neural Texture Transfer

no code implementations10 Apr 2018 Zhifei Zhang, Zhaowen Wang, Zhe Lin, Hairong Qi

We focus on transferring the high-resolution texture from reference images to the super-resolution process without the constraint of content similarity between reference and target images, which is a key difference from previous example-based methods.

Image Stylization Image Super-Resolution +1

Discriminative Cross-View Binary Representation Learning

no code implementations4 Apr 2018 Liu Liu, Hairong Qi

Learning compact representation is vital and challenging for large scale multimedia data.

Image Retrieval Quantization +2

Decoupled Learning for Conditional Adversarial Networks

1 code implementation21 Jan 2018 Zhifei Zhang, Yang song, Hairong Qi

Incorporating encoding-decoding nets with adversarial nets has been widely adopted in image generation tasks.

Image Generation

Person Re-identification Using Visual Attention

no code implementations23 Jul 2017 Alireza Rahimpour, Liu Liu, Ali Taalimi, Yang song, Hairong Qi

Despite recent attempts for solving the person re-identification problem, it remains a challenging task since a person's appearance can vary significantly when large variations in view angle, human pose, and illumination are involved.

Person Re-Identification

r-BTN: Cross-domain Face Composite and Synthesis from Limited Facial Patches

no code implementations2 Jun 2017 Yang Song, Zhifei Zhang, Hairong Qi

A more generalized question is that if a large proportion (e. g., more than 50%) of the face/sketch is missing, can a realistic whole face sketch/image still be estimated.

Facial Inpainting Transfer Learning

Multi-View Task-Driven Recognition in Visual Sensor Networks

no code implementations30 May 2017 Ali Taalimi, Alireza Rahimpour, Liu Liu, Hairong Qi

Nowadays, distributed smart cameras are deployed for a wide set of tasks in several application scenarios, ranging from object recognition, image retrieval, and forensic applications.

Image Retrieval Multi-Task Learning +4

Addressing Ambiguity in Multi-target Tracking by Hierarchical Strategy

no code implementations30 May 2017 Ali Taalimi, Liu Liu, Hairong Qi

We use a network flow approach to link detections in low-level and tracklets in high-level.

End-to-end Binary Representation Learning via Direct Binary Embedding

no code implementations15 Mar 2017 Liu Liu, Alireza Rahimpour, Ali Taalimi, Hairong Qi

Furthermore, in the effort of handling multilabel images, we design a joint cross entropy loss that includes both softmax cross entropy and weighted binary cross entropy in consideration of the correlation and independence of labels, respectively.

Image Retrieval Object Recognition +3

Age Progression/Regression by Conditional Adversarial Autoencoder

5 code implementations CVPR 2017 Zhifei Zhang, Yang song, Hairong Qi

In CAAE, the face is first mapped to a latent vector through a convolutional encoder, and then the vector is projected to the face manifold conditional on age through a deconvolutional generator.

Attribute regression

Feature Encoding in Band-limited Distributed Surveillance Systems

no code implementations19 Dec 2016 Alireza Rahimpour, Ali Taalimi, Hairong Qi

Distributed surveillance systems have become popular in recent years due to security concerns.

Derivative Delay Embedding: Online Modeling of Streaming Time Series

1 code implementation24 Sep 2016 Zhifei Zhang, Yang song, Wei Wang, Hairong Qi

The staggering amount of streaming time series coming from the real world calls for more efficient and effective online modeling solution.

General Classification Time Series +1

Image color transfer to evoke different emotions based on color combinations

no code implementations12 Jul 2013 Li He, Hairong Qi, Russell Zaretzki

In this paper, a color transfer framework to evoke different emotions for images based on color combinations is proposed.

Beta Process Joint Dictionary Learning for Coupled Feature Spaces with Application to Single Image Super-Resolution

no code implementations CVPR 2013 Li He, Hairong Qi, Russell Zaretzki

This is due to the unique property of the beta process model that the sparse representation can be decomposed to values and dictionary atom indicators.

Dictionary Learning Image Super-Resolution

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