Yu-Jin Zhang

Yu-Jin ZhangYu-Jin Zhang, PhD, State University of Liège, Belgium, is Professor of Image Engineering at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Previously, he was with the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. In 2003, he spent the sabbatical year as visiting professor at National Technological University, Singapore. His research interests are mainly in the area of image engineering, including image processing, image analysis and image understanding, as well as their applications. He has published nearly 400 research papers and more than 20 books, including three monographs: Image Segmentation (Science Press, 2001), Content-based Visual Information Retrieval (Science Press, 2003) and Subspace-based Face Recognition (Tsinghua University Press, 2009), as well as two edited collections: Advances in Image and Video Segmentation (IRM Press, 2006) and Semantic-based Visual Information Retrieval (IRM Press, 2007). He is vice president of China Society of Image and Graphics and the director of the academic committee of the society. He is deputy editor-in-chief of Journal of Image and Graphics and at the editorial board of several international journals. He was the program co-chair of The First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG'2000, ICIG'2002, ICIG'2007, and ICIG'2009). He is a senior member of IEEE.

Publications

A Critical Overview of Image Segmentation Techniques Based on Transition Region
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2019. 13 pages.
Image segmentation is the key step from image processing to image analysis, and it is an important technique of image engineering. Image segmentation based on transition region...
Development of Image Engineering in the Last 20 Years
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2019. 13 pages.
This chapter provides a summary of a bibliography series on image engineering (IE) for 20 years. This bibliography series already contains more than 12,000 publications selected...
The Understanding of Spatial-Temporal Behaviors
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2019. 14 pages.
This chapter introduces a cutting-edge research field of computer vision and image understanding – the spatial-temporal behavior understanding. The main concepts, the focus of...
A Critical Overview of Image Segmentation Techniques Based on Transition Region
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2018. 11 pages.
Image segmentation is the key step from image processing to image analysis, and is an important technique of image engineering. Image segmentation based on transition region is a...
Development of Image Engineering in the Last 20 Years
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2018. 12 pages.
This chapter provides a summary of a bibliography series on image engineering (IE) for twenty years. This bibliography series has already contains more than 12000 publications...
The Understanding of Spatial-Temporal Behaviors
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2018. 11 pages.
This chapter introduces a cutting-edge research field of computer vision and image understanding – the spatial-temporal behavior understanding. The main concepts, the focus of...
Usage and Performance of Enterprise Micro-Blogging: From the Perspective of Resourced-Based View Theory
Zhepeng Lv, Jinghua Huang, Yangfan Li, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2017. 29 pages.
The increasing use of micro-blogging as a marketing tool has increased research attention on usage and performance of enterprise micro-blogging. Based on research on information...
Machine Learning for Image Classification
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 12 pages.
A Comprehensive Survey on Face Image Analysis
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 10 pages.
Advances in Emotional Picture Classification
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 11 pages.
A Hierarchical Organization of Home Video
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 10 pages.
Half Century for Image Segmentation
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 10 pages.
Image Fusion Techniques with Multiple-Sensors
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 11 pages.
Statistics on Image Engineering Literatures
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2015. 11 pages.
Advances in Face Image Analysis: Techniques and Technologies
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2011. 404 pages.
Video and image analysis of the human face provides a wealth of information about the individual, , including age, behavior, health and profession. With research continually...
Face, Image, and Analysis
Yu-Jin Zhang, Yu-Jin Zhang, J.L. Molina, R. Giordano, J. Bromley. © 2011. 15 pages.
Face image analysis, consisting of automatic investigation of images of (human) faces, is a hot research topic and a fruitful field. This introductory chapter discusses several...
FastNMF: Efficient NMF Algorithm for Reducing Feature Dimension
Le Li, Le Li, Yu-Jin Zhang, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2011. 27 pages.
Non-negative matrix factorization (NMF) is a more and more popular method for non-negative dimensionality reduction and feature extraction of non-negative data, especially face...
Subsequence-Wise Approach for Online Tracking
Bin Shen, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 10 pages.
This chapter is concerned with online object tracking, which aims to locate a given object in each of the consecutive frames. Many algorithms have been proposed to deal with this...
State-of-the-Art on Video-Based Face Recognition
Yan Yan, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 7 pages.
Over the past few years, face recognition has gained many interests. Face recognition has become a popular area of research in computer vision and pattern recognition. The...
Advanced Techniques for Object-Based Image Retrieval
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
Along with the progress of imaging modality and the wide utility of digital images (including video) in various fields, many potential content producers have emerged, and many...
Image Segmentation Evaluation in this Century
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
Image segmentation consists of subdividing an image into its constituent parts and extracting those parts of interest (objects). Due to its importance in image analysis, many...
Image Segmentation in the Last 40 Years
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
Image segmentation is an important image technique well known by its utility and complexity. To extract the useful information from images or groups of images, an inevitable step...
Information Fusion of Multi-Sensor Images
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 7 pages.
The human perception to the outside world is the results of action among brain and many organs. For example, the intelligent robots that people currently investigate can have...
Organization of Home Video
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
With the progress of electronic equipments and computer technology for taking motion pictures and processing huge data, an increasing number of people now own and use camcorders...
An Overview of Semantic-Based Visual Information Retrieval
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) could be described as a process framework for efficiently retrieving images from a collection by similarity. The retrieval relies on...
Recent Progress in Image and Video Segmentation for CBVIR
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
A simple search from EI Compendex by using the term “image segmentation” only in title field could produce around 5000 records (Zhang, 2006). However, as no general theory for...
A Study of Image Engineering
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 8 pages.
Images are an important medium from which human beings observe the majority of the information they received from the real world. In its general sense, the word “image” could...
Image Classification and Retrieval with Mining Technologies
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2009. 15 pages.
Mining techniques can play an important role in automatic image classification and content-based retrieval. A novel method for image classification based on feature element...
Probability Association Approach in Automatic Image Annotation
Feng Xu, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2008. 12 pages.
Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) has wide applications in public life. Either from a static image database or from the Web, one can search for a specific image, generally...
Human Detection in Static Images
Hui-Xing Jia, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2008. 17 pages.
Human detection is the first step for a number of applications such as smart video surveillance, driving assistance systems, and intelligent digital content management. It’s a...
Semantic-Based Visual Information Retrieval
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2007. 368 pages.
Semantic-Based Visual Information Retrieval is one of the most challenging research directions of content-based visual information retrieval. It provides efficient tools for...
A Teaching Case for a Distance Learning Course: Teaching Digital Image Processing
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2007. 10 pages.
Tsinghua University in Beijing, China reported a teaching case related to the experience of conducting a distance-learning course entitled “Digital Image Processing.” The course...
Toward High-Level Visual Information Retrieval
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2007. 22 pages.
Content-based visual information retrieval (CBVIR), as a new generation (with new concepts, techniques and mechanisms, etc.) of visual information retrieval, has attracted many...
A Novel Framework for Image Categorization and Automatic Annotation
Feng Xu, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2007. 22 pages.
Image classification and automatic annotation could be treated as effective solutions to enable keyword-based semantic image retrieval. Traditionally, they are investigated in...
Advances in Image and Video Segmentation
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2006. 472 pages.
Image and video segmentation is one of the most critical tasks of image and video analysis: extracting information from an image or a sequence of images. In the last 40 years...
An Overview of Image and Video Segmentation in the Last 40 Years
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2006. 16 pages.
The history of segmentation of digital images using computers could be traced back 40 years. Since then, this field has evolved very quickly and has undergone great change. In...
Color Image Segmentation in Both Feature andImage Spaces
Shengyang Dai, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2006. 19 pages.
One critical problem in image segmentation is how to explore the information in both feature and image space and incorporate them together. One approach in this direction is...
A Summary of Racent Progresses for Segmentation Evaluation
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2006. 18 pages.
This chapter provides a summary of the recent (especially since 2000) progress for the evaluation of image and video segmentation. It is seen that much more effort has been...
Mining for Image Classification Based on Feature Elements
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2005. 6 pages.
The growth of the Internet and storage capability not only increasingly makes images a widespread information format on the World Wide Web (WWW), but it also dramatically expands...
New Advancements in Image Segmentation for CBIR
Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2005. 5 pages.
The process of segmenting images is one of the most critical ones in automatic image analysis whose goal can be regarded as to find what objects are presented in images...
News Video Indexing and Abstraction by Specific Visual Cues: MSC and News Caption
Fan Jiang, Yu-Jin Zhang. © 2005. 29 pages.
This chapter addresses the tasks of providing the semantic structure and generating the abstraction of content in broadcast news. Based on extraction of two specific visual cues...