Selected Publications

[My DBLP] [My Google citations]

*: interns I mentored when I worked at Microsoft Research Asia.

Book/Proceedings edited

  • Ke Lu, Tao Mei, Xindong Wu (Eds.): International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS 2013), Huangshan, China, August 17-19, 2013. (ISBN 978-1-4503-2252-2)
  • Shipeng Li, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, Meng Wang, Tao Mei, Nicu Sebe, Shuicheng Yan, Richang Hong, Cathal Gurrin (Eds.). Advances in Multimedia Modeling, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7732-7733 (MMM 2013), Jan. 2013. (ISBN: 978-3-642-35724-4)
  • Xian-Sheng Hua, Tao Mei, Alan Hanjalic. Online Multimedia Advertising: Techniques and Technologies. A book published by IGI Global, Dec. 2010. (ISBN: 978-1609601898)

Selected book chapters

  • Yuan Liu, Tao Mei. "Visual Search Ranking," In Relevance Ranking for Vertical Search Engines,  Edited by Bo Long, Yi Chang, Elsevier, 2014. (ISBN 978-0-12-407171-1)
  • Suman Deb Roy *, Tao Mei, Wenjun Zeng. "Bridging Social Media Content Across Web Domains," In Human-Centered Social Media Analytics, Springer, 2013.
  • Jitao Sang *, Tao Mei, Changsheng Xu, Shipeng Li. "Contextual and Personalized Mobile Recommendation Systems," Tools for Mobile Multimedia Programming and Development, IGI Global, 2013.
  • Tao Mei, Shipeng Li. “Contextual In-Stream Video Advertising,” In Online Multimedia Advertising: Techniques and Technologies, Edited by X.-S. Hua, T. Mei, and A. Hanjalic, IGI Global, 2011.
  • Tao Mei, Kiyoharu Aizawa. “Video Recommendation,” In Internet Multimedia Search and Mining, Edited by X.-S. Hua, M. Worring, and T.-S. Chua, Bentham Science Publishers, 2010.
  • Tao Mei, Teng Li *, Xian-Sheng Hua, In-So Kweon. “Video Presentation,” In Multimedia Analysis, Processing and Communication, Edited by Z. Li, J. Kacprzyk, D. Tao, W. Lin, E. Izquierdo, and H. Wang, Springer-Verlag, 2009.
  • Tao Mei, Yong Rui. “Image Similarity,” In Encyclopedia of Database Systems, Edited by L. Liu and M. T. Ozsu, Springer, 2009.

Selected journal papers (2010~)

  • Jitao Sang *, Tao Mei, Changsheng Xu. "Activity Sensor: Check-in Usage Mining for Local Recommendation," Accepted by ACM Trans. on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 2014. [PDF]
  • Wu Liu *, Tao Mei, Yongdong Zhang. "Instant Mobile Video Search with Layered Audio-Video Indexing and Progressive Transmission," Accepted by IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 2014. [PDF]
  • Yongdong Zhang, Xiaopeng Yang *, Tao Mei. "Image Search Re-ranking with Query-dependent Click-based Relevance Feedback," Accepted by IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 2014. [PDF]
  • Shiyang Lu *, Tao Mei, Jingdong Wang, Jian Zhang, Zhiyong Wang, Shipeng Li. “Browse-to-Search: Interactive Exploratory Search with Visual Entities,” Accepted by ACM Trans. on Information Systems, 2014. [PDF]
  • Shiyang Lu *, Zhiyong Wang, Tao Mei, Genliang Guan, David Feng. "A Bag-of-Importance Model with Locality-Constrained Coding based Feature Learning for Video Summarization,” Accepted by IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 2014. [PDF]
  • Qinghua Huang, Bisheng Chen *, Jingdong Wang, Tao Mei. "Personalized Video Recommendation through Graph Propagation," Accepted by ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, 2014. [PDF]
  • Jinfeng Zhuang *, Tao Mei, Steven C. H. Hoi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Yongdong Zhang. "Community Discovery from Social Media by Low-Rank Matrix Recovery," Accepted by ACM Trans. on Intelligent Systems and Technology. [PDF]
  • Xueming Qian, He Feng, Guoshuai Zhao, Tao Mei. "Personalized Recommendation Combining User Interest and Social Circle," IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2014. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Yong Rui, Shipeng Li, Qi Tian. "Multimedia Search Reranking: A Literature Survey," ACM Computing Surveys, Volume 46, Issue 3, Sept. 2014. [PDF]
  • Wenyuan Yin *, Tao Mei, Shipeng Li, Chang Wen Chen. "Socialized Mobile Photography: Learning to Photograph with Social Context via Mobile Devices," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 184-200, Jan. 2014. [PDF] (Featured article by the Special Technical Community on Social Networks)
  • Dayong Wang, Steven C. H. Hoi, Ying He, Jianke Zhu, Tao Mei, Jiebo Luo. "Retrieval-based Face Annotation by Weak Label Regularized Local Coordinate Coding," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Nov. 2013. [PDF]
  • Heng Liu *, Tao Mei, Houqiang Li, Jiebo Luo, Shipeng Li. "Robust and Accurate Mobile Visual Localization and Its Applications," ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Volume 9, Issue 1, October 2013. [PDF]
  • Suman D. Roy *, Tao Mei, Wenjun Zeng, Shipeng Li. "Towards Cross-Domain Learning for Social Video Popularity Prediction," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1255-1267, 2013. [PDF]
  • Jing Li, Xueming Qian, Yuan Yan Tang, Linjun Yang, Tao Mei. "GPS Estimation for Places of Interest from Social User Uploaded Photos," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 2058-2071, 2013. [PDF]
  • Jitao Sang *, Tao Mei, Ying-Qing Xu, Chen Zhao, Changsheng Xu, Shipeng Li. "Interaction Design for Mobile Visual Search," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 15, No. 7, pp. 1665-1676, Nov. 2013. [PDF]
  • Ting Yao *, Chong-Wah Ngo, Tao Mei. "Circular Reranking for Visual Search," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 1644-1655, 2013. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Lin-Xie Tang *, Jinhui Tang, Xian-Sheng Hua. "Near-Lossless Semantic Video Summarization and Its Applications to Video Analysis," ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Vol. 9, Issue 3, June 2013. [PDF]
  • Houqiang Li, Yang Wang *, Tao Mei, Jingdong Wang, Shipeng Li. "Interactive Multimodal Visual Search on Mobile Device," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 594-607, April 2013. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Lusong Li *, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shipeng Li. “ImageSense: Towards Contextual Image Advertising,” ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, Vol. 8, No. 1, Jan. 2012. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Bo Yang *, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shipeng Li. “Contextual Video Recommendation by Multimodal Relevance and User Feedback,” ACM Trans. on Information Systems, Vol. 29, No. 2, April 2011. [PDF]
  • Yuan Liu *, Tao Mei. “Optimizing Visual Search Reranking via Pairwise Learning,” IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 280-291, April 2011. [PDF]
  • Lu Zhang *, Tao Mei, Yuan Liu, Dacheng Tao, He-Qin Zhou. “Visual Search Reranking via Adaptive Particle Swarm Optimization,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 280-291, April 2011. [PDF]
  • Teng Li *, Tao Mei, In-So Kweon, Xian-Sheng Hua. “Contextual Bag of Words for Visual Categorization,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 381-392, April 2011. [PDF] (TCSVT Best Paper Award in 2014)
  • Teng Li *, Shuicheng Yan, Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, In-So Kweon. “Image Decomposition with Multi-Label Context: Algorithms and Applications,” IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol. 20, No. 8, pp. 2301-2314, Aug. 2011. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua. “Contextual Internet Multimedia Advertising,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 98, Issue 8, pp. 1416-1433, Aug. 2010. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Jinlian Guo *, Xian-Sheng Hua, Falin Liu. “AdOn: Toward Contextual Overlay In-Video Advertising,” ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems, Vol. 16, No. 4-5, pp. 335–344, June 2010. [PDF]
  • Zheng-Jun Zha *, Linjun Yang, Tao Mei, Meng Wang, Zengfu Wang, Xian-Sheng Hua, Tat-Seng Chua. “Visual Query Suggestion: Towards Capturing User Intent in Internet Image Search,” ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, Vol. 6, Issue 3, August 2010. [PDF]
  • Yuan Liu *, Tao Mei, Meng Wang, Xiuqing Wu, Xian-Sheng Hua. “Typicality-Based Image Search Reranking,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 749-755, May 2010. [PDF]
  • Emily Moxley *, Tao Mei, B. S. Manjunath. “Video Annotation through Search and Graph Reinforcement Mining,” IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 184-193, Apr. 2010. [PDF] (TMM Prize Paper Award in 2013)

Selected conference papers

ACM Multimedia (The Premier Multimedia Conference)

  • Xiaopeng Yang *, Tao Mei, Yongdong Zhang. "Rescue Tail Queries: Learning to Image Search Re-rank via Click-wise Multimodal Fusion," ACM Multimedia, 2014. (full paper, 20% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Ting Yao *, Tao Mei, Chong-Wah Ngo, Shipeng Li. "Annotate for Free: Video Tagging by Mining User Search Behavior," ACM Multimedia, 2013. (full paper, 20% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Wu Liu *, Tao Mei, Yongdong Zhang, Jintao Li, Shipeng Li. "Listen, Look, and Gotcha: Instant Video Search with Mobile Phones by Layered Audio-Video Indexing," ACM Multimedia, 2013. (full paper, 20% acceptance rate) [PDF] [VIDEO] [Mobile Video Query Dataset]
  • Wenyuan Yin *, Tao Mei, Chang Wen Chen. "Automatic Generation of Social Media Snippets for Mobile Browsing," Proc. of ACM Multimedia, 2013. (full paper, 20% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Heng Liu *, Tao Mei, Jiebo Luo, Houqiang Li, Shipeng Li. “Finding Perfect Rendezvous On the Go: Accurate Mobile Visual Localization and Its Applications to Routing,” Proc. of ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Nara, Japan, 2012. (full paper, 20% acceptance rate) (Best Paper Finalist) [PDF]
  • Suman D. Roy *, Tao Mei, Wenjun Zeng, Shipeng Li. “SocialTransfer: Cross-Domain Transfer Learning from Social Streams for Media Applications,” Proc. of ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Nara, Japan, 2012. (full paper, 20% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Jinfeng Zhuang *, Tao Mei, Steven C. H. Choi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shipeng Li. “Modeling Social Strength in Social Media Community via Kernel-based Learning,” Proc. of ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Arizona, USA, Nov. 2011. (full paper, 17% acceptance rate) [PDF] (the corrected version for this paper)
  • Yang Wang *, Tao Mei, Jingdong Wang, Houqiang Li, Shipeng Li. “JIGSAW: Interactive Mobile Visual Search with Multimodal Queries,” Proc. of ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Arizona, USA, Nov. 2011. (full paper, 17% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Linxie Tang *, Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua. “Near-Lossless Video Summarization,” ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 351-306, Beijing, China, 2009. (full paper, 16% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Zheng-Jun Zha *, Linjun Yang, Tao Mei, Meng Wang, Zengfu Wang, “Visual Query Suggestion,” ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 15-24, Beijing, China, 2009. (full paper, 16% acceptance rate) (Best Paper Award) [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shipeng Li. “Contextual In-Image Advertising,” In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 439-448, Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 2008. (full paper, 17% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, Linjun Yang, Shipeng Li. “VideoSense - Towards Effective Online Video Advertising,” In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 1075-1084, Augsburg, Germany, Sept. 2007. (full paper, 19% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Guo-Jun Qi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Yong Rui, Jinhui Tang, Tao Mei, Hong-Jiang Zhang. “Correlative Multi-Label Video Annotation,” In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 17-26, Augsburg, Germany, Sept. 2007. (Best Paper Award, 19% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Xueliang Liu *, Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, Bo Yang *, He-Qin Zhou. “Video Collage,” In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), pp. 461-462, Augsburg, Germany, Sept. 2007. (Best Demo Award) [PDF]

CVPR (The Premier Computer Vision Conference)

  • Junyang Lu, Jiazhen Zhou, Jingdong Wang, Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shipeng Li. "Image search results refinement via outlier detection using deep contexts," IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp. 3029-3036, 2012. [PDF]
  • Teng Li *, Tao Mei, Shuicheng Yan, In-So Kweon. “Contextual Decomposition of Multi-Label Images,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp. 2270-2277, Florida, USA, 2009. [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Yong Wang *, Xian-Sheng Hua, Shaogang Gong, Shipeng Li. “Coherent Image Annotation by Learning Semantic Distance,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Anchorage, Alaska, June 2008. [PDF]
  • Zheng-Jun Zha *, Xian-Sheng Hua, Tao Mei, et al. “Joint Multi-Label Multi-Instance Learning for Image Classification,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Anchorage, Alaska, June 2008. [PDF]
  • Guo-Jun Qi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Yong Rui, Tao Mei, Jinhui Tang, Hong-Jiang Zhang. "Concurrent Multiple Instance Learning for Image Categorization," IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2007. [PDF]

Others (WWW, SIGIR, UBICOMP, IJCAI, ICME, MMSP, ...)

  • Rong Du, Zhiwen Yu, Tao Mei, Zhitao Wang, Zhu Wang, and Bin Guo. "Predicting Activity Attendance in Event-Based Social Networks: Content, Context and Social Influence," ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP), Seattle, USA, Sept. 2014. (full paper, 14% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Chun-Che Wu *, Tao Mei, Winston Hsu, Yong Rui. "Learning to Personalize Trending Image Search Suggestion," ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Gold Coast, Australia, July 2014. (full paper, 21% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Yingwei Pan *, Ting Yao *, Tao Mei, Houqiang Li, Chong-Wah Ngo, Yong Rui. “Click-through-based Cross-view Learning for Image Search,” ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Gold Coast, Australia, July 2014. (full paper, 21% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Ting Yao *, Yuan Liu, Chong-Wah Ngo, Tao Mei. "Unified Entity Search in Social Media Community," Proc. of International World-Wide Web Conference (WWW), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2013. (full paper, 15% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Jitao Sang *, Tao Mei, Jian-Tao Sun, Changsheng Xu, Shipeng Li. "Probabilistic Sequential POIs Recommendation via Check-In Data," Proc. of ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS), California, USA, Nov. 2012. [PDF]
  • Ning Zhang *, Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, Ling Guan, Shipeng Li. "Interactive Mobile Visual Search for Social Activities Completion Using Query Image Contextual Model," Proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2012.  [PDF] (Top 10% Paper Award)
  • Wenyuan Yin *, Tao Mei, Chang Wen Chen. “Assessing Photo Quality with Geo-context and Crowdsourced Photos,” Proc. of Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference (VCIP), Nov. 2012. [PDF] (Best Student Paper Award
  • Xiaobin Xu *, Tao Mei, Wenjun Zeng, Nenghai Yu, Jiebo Luo. "AMIGO: Accurate Mobile Image Geotagging," Proc. of ACM International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS), Sept. 2012. [PDF] (Best Paper Award)
  • Jinfeng Zhuang *, Tao Mei, Steven C. H. Choi, Ying-Qing Xu, Shipeng Li. “When Recommendation Meets Mobile: Contextual and Personalized Recommendation On The Go,” ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP), Beijing, China, pp. 153-162, Sept. 2011. (full paper, 16.6% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Yuan Liu *, Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua. “CrowdReranking: Exploring Multiple Search Engines for Visual Search Reranking,” ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), pp. 500-507, Boston, USA, 2009. (full paper, 16% acceptance rate) [PDF]
  • Zheng-Jun Zha *, Tao Mei, Meng Wang, Zengfu Wang, Xian-Sheng Hua. “Robust Distance Metric Learning with Auxiliary Knowledge,” International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pp. 1327-1332, Pasadena, CA, USA, 2009. [PDF]
  • Xian-Sheng Hua, Tao Mei, Shipeng Li. “When Multimedia Advertising Meets the New Internet Era,” In Proceedings of International IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), pp. 1-5, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, Oct. 2008. (Best Poster Paper Award) [PDF]
  • Tao Mei, Xian-Sheng Hua, Wei Lai, Linjun Yang, et al. “MSRA-USTC-SJTU at TRECVID 2007: High-Level Feature Extraction and Search,” TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation Online Proceedings (TRECVID), 2007. (Notepaper, Rank 1 in the automatic video search task) [PDF]

 

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