Journal Publications

2017

X. Chen and Y.H. Yang, "A closed-form solution to single underwater camera calibration using triple wavelength dispersion and its application to single camera 3D reconstruction," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, to appear (accepted June 7, 2017).

L. Kang, L. Wu, and Y.H. Yang, "Two-view Underwater 3D Reconstruction for Cameras with Unknown Poses under Flat Refractive Interfaces," Pattern Recognition, to appear (accepted April 5, 2017)..

2016

J. Lin, X. Ruan, N. Yu, and Y.H. Yang, "Adaptive Local Spatiotemporal Features from RGB-D Data for One-Shot Learning Gesture Recognition," Sensor, 2016. (http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s16122171)

Z. Pei, X. Chen and Y.H. Yang, "All-in-focus Synthetic Aperture Imaging Using Image Matting," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems For Video Technology, to appear.

X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, T. Yang, and Y.H. Yang, "Synthetic aperture photography using a moving camera-IMU system," Pattern Recognition, online preprint version, July 8, 2016.

R. Maani, Y.H. Yang, D. Emery, and S. Kalra, "Cerebral degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis revealed by 3-dimensional texture analysis," Frontier in Neuroscience, to appear.

2015

R. Maani, Y.H. Yang, and S. Kalra, "Voxel-based Texture Analysis of the Brain," PLos One, March 10, 2015 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0117759).

2014

R. Maani, S. Kalra, and Y.H. Yang, "Robust Volumetric Texture Classification of Magnetic Resonance Images of the Brain using Local Frequency Descriptor," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp. 4625-4636, 2014. [code] Please cite this reference if you use the code.

X. Chen and Y.H. Yang, "Scene Adaptive Structured Light using Error Detection and Correction," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 48, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 220-230 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2014.07.014)

L. Kang, L. Wu, and Y.H. Yang, "Robust Multi-view L2 Triangulation via Optimal Inlier Selection and 3D Structure Refinement," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 47, Issue 9, 2014, pp. 2974-2992 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2014.03.022).

2013

R. Maani, S. Kalra, and Y.H. Yang, "Rotation Invariant Local Frequency Descriptors for Texture Classificaton," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2013, pp. 2409-2419. [code] Please cite this reference if you use the code.

X. Zhang, Y.H. Yang, Z. Han, H. Wang, and C. Gao, "Image Object Class Segmentation: A Survey," ACM Computing Surveys, volume 46 Issue 1, October 2013, Artcile 10 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2522968.2522978).

R. Maani, S. Kalra, and Y.H. Yang, "Noise Robust Rotation Invariant Features for Texture Classification." Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, Issue 8, 2013, pp. 2103-2116 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2013.01.014). [code] Please cite this reference if you use the code.

L. Kang, L. Wu, and Y.H. Yang, "A Novel Unsupervised Approach for Multilevel Image Clustering from Unordered Image Collection," Frontier of Computer Science, Vol. 7, Issue, 1, 2013, pp. 69-82.

L. Kang, L. Wu, X. Chen, and Y.H. Yang, "Practical Structure and Motion Recovery from Two Uncalibrated Images using <epsilon> Constrained Adaptive Differential Evolution," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, 2013, pp. 1466-1484 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2012.10.028).

Z. Pei, Y. Zhang, X. Chen, and Y.H. Yang, "Synthetic Aperture Imaging Using Energy Minimization," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 46, 2013, pp. 174-187. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2012.06.014)

2012

L. Kang, L. Wu, and Y.H. Yang, "An Experimental Study of the Influence of Refraction on Underwater 3D Reconstruction using the SVP Camera Model," Applied Optics, Vol. 51, 2012, pp. 7591-7603. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.007591).

Z. Pei, Y. Zhang, T.Yang, X. Zhang, and Y.H. Yang, "A Novel Multi-Object Detection Method in Complex Scene Using Synthetic Aperture Imaging," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 45, 2012, pp. 1637-1658. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2011.10.003)

L. Wang, M. Gong, C. Zhang, R. Yang, C. Zhang, and Y.H. Yang, "Automatic Real-Time Video Matting Using Time-of-Flight Camera and Multichannel Poisson Equations," Int. J. of Computer Vision, Vol. 97, 2012, pp. 104-121. (published online June 15, 2011 as http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11263-011-0471-x).

2011

D. Neilson and Y.H. Yang, "A Component-wise Analysis of Constructible Match Cost Functions for Global Stereopsis," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 33, No. 11, 2011, pp. 2147-2159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2011.67

M. Gong, Y. Zhang, and Y.H. Yang, "Near-Real-Time Stereo Matching with Slanted Surface Modeling and Sub-pixel Accuracy," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 44, 2011, pp. 2701-2710. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2011.03.028)

2009

D. Sauer and Y.H. Yang, "Music-Driven Character Animation," Jan. 2007, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 5, Issue 4, October, 2009.(http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1596990.1596991)

Sauer and Yang

2007

X. Qin and Y.H. Yang, "Aura 3D Textures," IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2007, pp. 379-389.(http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2007.31)

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang, “Real-Time Stereo Matching using Orthogonal Reliability-Based Dynamic Programming Algorithm,” IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, correspondence, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2007, pp. 879-884. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIP.2006.891344)

2006

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang, “Estimate Large Motions Using the Reliability-based Motion Estimation Algorithm,” International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 68, No. 3, 2006, pp. 319-330. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11263-006-5099-x)

C. Lei and Y.H. Yang, “Tri-Focal Tensor based Multiple Video Synchronization with Sub-Frame Optimization,” IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol. 15, No. 9, 2006, pp. 2473-2480. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIP.2006.877438)

2005

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang, “Fast Unambiguous Stereo Matching Using Reliability-based Dynamic Programming,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 27, No. 6, 2005, pp. 998-1003. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2005.120)

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang, "Camera field rendering of static and dynamic scenes," Graphical Models, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2005, pp. 73-99. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gmod.2004.06.004)

2004

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang, “Quad-tree based genetic algorithm and its application to computer vision,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 37, No. 8, 2004, pp. 1723-1733. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2004.02.004)

2002

X. Qin and Y.H. Yang, "Estimating parameters for procedural texturing by genetic algorithms," Graphical Models, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2002, pp. 19-39. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/gmod.2002.0565)

O. Ayinde and Y.H. Yang."Region-based face detection.”  Pattern Recognition, Vol. 35, No. 10, 2002, pp. 2095-2107. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-3203(01)00196-0)

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang. "Genetic-based stereo and disparity map evaluation.''  International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2002, pp. 63-77. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1014529404956)

O. Ayinde and Y.H. Yang, "Face Recognition Approach based on Rank Correlation of Gabor-filtered Images," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2002, pp. 1275-1289. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-3203(01)00120-0)

2001

B. Bashforth and Y.H. Yang, "Physics-based explosion modeling," Graphical Models, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2001, pp. 21-44. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/gmod.2000.0536)

M. Gong and Y.H. Yang, "Layer-based morphing," Graphical Models, Vol. 63, 2001, pp. 45-59.(http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/gmod.2000.0537)

Y. Zhang and Y.H. Yang, "Multiple light source determination with application to computer graphics," IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Vol. 23, No. 8, 2001, pp. 915-920. This paper addresses an open problem in computer vision. (http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/34.946995)

1999

K.H. Liang, T. Tjahjadi, and Y.H. Yang, "Bounded Diffusion for Multiscale Edge Detection Using Regularized Cubic B-Spline Fitting," IEEE Trans. On Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. 29, No. 2, 1999, pp. 291-297. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/3477.752803)

L. Zhao and Y.H. Yang, "Theoretical Analysis of Illumination in PCA-Based Vision Systems," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 32, No. 4, 1999, pp. 547-564. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-3203(98)00119-8)

L. Zhao and Y.H. Yang, "Mosaic Image Method," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 32, 1999, pp. 851-864. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-3203(98)00160-5)

B.M.A. Genswein and Y.H. Yang, "A Fast Rule-Based Parameter Free Discrete Hough Transform," Int. Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 13, No. 5, 1999, pp. 615-640. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218001499000379)

1998

T. Grigorishin and Y.H. Yang, "Skeletonization: An Electrostatic Field-Based Approach," Pattern Analysis and Applications, Vol. 1, 1998, pp. 163-177.

J. Shen and Y.H. Yang, "Deformable Object Modeling using the Time-Dependent Finite Element Method," Graphical Models and Image Processing, Vol. 60, 1998, pp. 461-487.

L. Zhao and Y.H. Yang, "An Efficient Algorithm to Compute Eigenimages in PCA-Based Vision System," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 32, 1998, pp. 851-864.

Muzzolini, R., Y.H. Yang, and R. Pierson, "Classifier design with incomplete knowledge,'' Pattern Recognition, Vol. 31, No. 4, 1998, pp. 345-369. This paper won the Honourable Mention Award for Best Paper of the Pattern Recognition Society for the year 1998.

1997

D. Mould and Y.H. Yang, "Water modeling for computer graphics,'' Computers and Graphics, Vol. 21, No. 6, 1997, pp. 801-814.

N. Weng, Y.H. Yang, and R. Pierson, "3D surface reconstruction using optical flow for medical imaging,'' IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging, Vol. 16, No. 5, 1997, pp. 630-641. One of the earliest work on 3D reconstruction of a fetus from ultrasound images.

S. Bakshi and Y.H. Yang, "Towards developing a practical system to recover light, reflectance, and shape,'' Int. Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 11, No. 6, 1997, pp. 991-1022.

Liang, K.H., T. Tjahjadi, and Y.H. Yang, "Roof edge detection using regularized cubic B-spline,'' Pattern Recognition, Vol 30, No. 5, May, 1997, pp 719-728.

1996

Tjahjadi, T., D. Litwin, and Y.H. Yang, "A physics-based approach to identifying interreflection,'' Optica Applicata, Vol. 26, No. 3, 1996, pp. 201-216.

1995

Leung, M.K. and Y.H. Yang, "First Sight: A human body outline labeling system,'' IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1995, pp. 359-377.

Chen, G. and Y.H. Yang, "Edge detection by regularized cubic B-spline fitting,'' IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 1995, pp. 636-643.

1994

Vega, O. and Y.H. Yang, "Default shape theory: With application to the computation of the direction of the light source,'' CVGIP: Image Understanding, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 285-299, 1994.

Liu, J. and Y.H. Yang, "Multiresolution color image segmentation,'' IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 16, No. 7, 1994, pp. 689-700.

Muzzolini, R., Y.H. Yang and R.A. Pierson, "Texture characterization using robust statistics,'' Pattern Recognition, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1994, pp. 119-134.

O. Vega and Y.H. Yang, “Shading Logic: A Heuristic Approach to Recover Shape from Shading,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 15, No. 6, 1993, pp. 592-597.

1993

R. Muzzolini, Y.H. Yang and R. Pierson, “Multiresolution Texture Segmentation with Application to Diagnostic Ultrasound Images,” IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1993, pp. 108-123.

1992 

Y.H. Yang and M.D. Levine, “The Background Primal Sketch: An Approach for Tracking Moving Objects,” Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 5, 1992, pp. 17-34.

D. Willick and Y.H. Yang, “Experimental Evaluation of Three Motion Constraint Equations,” CVGIP: Image Understanding, Vol. 54, No. 2, 1992, pp. 206-214.

1991 

W. Long and Y.H. Yang, “Log-Tracker: An Attribute-Based Approach to Human Body Motion Analysis,” Int. J. on Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition, Vol. 5, 1991,  pp. 443-458.

1990

W. Long and Y.H. Yang, “Stationary Background Generation: An Alternative to the Difference of Two Images,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 23, 1990, pp. 1351-1359. This may be the first paper to propose using background to detect motion.

J. Xu and Y.H. Yang, “Generalized Orthogonal Polynomials for Shape Analysis,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 12, 1990, pp. 906-913.

S. Tandri and Y.H. Yang, “Comparison of Two Shape-From-Shading Algorithms,” Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 11, 1990, pp. 637-642.

M.K. Leung and Y.H. Yang, “Dynamic Strip Algorithm in Curve Fitting,” Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, Vol. 51, 1990, pp. 146-165.

M.K. Leung and Y.H. Yang, “Dynamic Strip Algorithm in Curve Fitting,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 23, 1990, pp. 69-79.

1989 

D. Brockelbank and Y.H. Yang, “An Experimental Investigation in the Use of Colour in Computational Stereopsis,” IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. 19, 1989, 1365-1383.

1988 

J. Xu and Y.H. Yang, “A New Technique for Shape Analysis Using Orthogonal Polynomials,” Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 7, 1988, pp. 191-197.

1987

M.S. Sobkol, P. Pospisil and Y.H. Yang, “A Fast Two Dimensional Line Clipping Algorithm via Line Encoding,” Computers and Graphics, Vol. 1, 1987, pp. 459-467.

M.K. Leung and Y.H. Yang, “Human Body Motion Segmentation in a Complex Scene,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1987, pp. 55-64.

M.K. Leung and Y.H. Yang, “A Region-Based Approach for Human Body Motion Analysis,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1987, pp. 321-339.

1981                       

T.W. Sze and Y.H. Yang, “A Simple Shape Matching Algorithm,” IEEE Transaction on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 3, No. 6, 1981, pp. 676-678.