Cha Zhang

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Ph.D. Thesis:

"On Sampling of Image-Based Rendering data," June 2004. [pdf]

Book:

  1. C. Zhang and T. Chen, Light Field Sampling, Synthesis Lectures on Image, Video, and Multimedia Processing, Morgan and Claypool, 2006.
  2. C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, Boosting-Based Face Detection and Adaptation, Synthesis Lectures on Computer Vision, Morgan and Claypool, 2010.
  3. C. Zhang and Y. Ma, Ensemble Machine Learning: Methods and Applications, Springer, 2012.

Book Chapters and Journal Papers:

  1. C. Zhang, Q. Cai, P. Chou, Z. Zhang and R. Martin-Brualla, "Viewport: A Fully Distributed Immersive Teleconferencing System with Infrared Dot Pattern," IEEE Multimedia Magazine, pp. 17-27, Vol. 20, No. 1, Jan.-Mar. 2013. [pdf]
  2. C. Zhang and D. Florencio, "Analyzing the Optimality of Predictive Transform Coding Using Graph-Based Models," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, pp. 106-109, Vol. 20, No. 1, Jan. 2013. [pdf]
  3. M. Song, C. Zhang, D. Florencio and H. Kang, "An Interactive 3D Audio System with Loudspeakers," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 844-855, Vol. 13, No. 5, Oct. 2011. [pdf]
  4. L. Wang, M. Gong, C. Zhang, R. Yang, C. Zhang and Y. Yang, "Automatic Real-Time Video Matting Using Time-of-Flight Camera and Multichannel Poisson Equations," International Journal of Computer Vision, published online June 2011.
  5. R. Yang, H. Wang and C. Zhang, "Space-Time Light Field Rendering," book chapter in Computational Photography: Methods and Applications, to be published by CRC Press / Taylor & Francis in 2010.
  6. C. Zhang, D. Florencio and Z. Zhang, "Improving Immersive Experiences in Telecommunication with Motion Parallax," IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, special issue on Immersive Communication, Vol. 28, No. 1, Jan. 2011. [pdf]
  7. F. Ribeiro, C. Zhang, D. Florencio, and D. Ba, "Using Reverberation to Improve Range and Elevation Discrimination for Small Array Sound Source Localization," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, pp. 1781-1792, Vol. 18, No. 7, Sep. 2010. [pdf]
  8. C. Zhang, P. Yin, Y. Rui, R. Cutler, P. Viola, X. Sun, N. Pinto and Z. Zhang, "Boosting-Based Multimodal Speaker Detection for Distributed Meeting Videos," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 1541-1552, Vol. 10, No. 8, Dec. 2008. [pdf]
  9. B. Stancil, C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Active Multi-Camera Networks: From Rendering to Surveillance," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, special issue on Distributed Processing in Vision Networks, pp. 597-605, Vol. 2, No. 4, Aug. 2008.
  10. C. Zhang, D. Florencio, D. Ba and Z. Zhang, "Maximum Likelihood Sound Source Localization and Beamforming for Directional Microphone Arrays in Distributed Meetings," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 538-548, Vol. 10, No. 3, Apr. 2008. [pdf]
  11. C. Zhang and Y. Rui, "Automated Lecture Services," Tsihrintzis, George A.; Jain, Lakhmi C. (Eds.), Multimedia Services in Intelligent Environments, Springer 2008.
  12. A. Kubota, A. Smolic, M. Magnor, M. Tanimoto, T. Chen and C. Zhang, "Multi-View Imaging and 3DTV," IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, special issue on Multi-View Imaging and 3DTV, Vol. 24, No. 6, 2007. [pdf]
  13. C. Zhang, Y. Rui, J. Crawford and L. He, "An Automated End-to-End Lecture Capture and Broadcasting System," ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 4, No. 1, Jan. 2008. [pdf]
  14. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Active Rearranged Capturing of Image-Based Rendering Scenes - Theory and Practice," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 520-531, Vol. 9, No. 3. Apr 2007. [pdf]
  15. C. Zhang and J. Li, "On the Compression and Streaming of Concentric Mosaic Data for Free Wondering in a Realistic Environment over the Internet," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 1170-1182, Vol. 7, No. 6, Dec 2005. [pdf]
  16. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "A Survey on Image-Based Rendering - Representation, Sampling and Compression," EURASIP Signal Processing: Image Communication, pp. 1-28, Vol. 19, No. 1, Jan 2004. (invited paper) [pdf]
  17. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Spectral Analysis for Sampling Image-Based Rendering Data," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, pp. 1038-1050, Vol. 13, No. 11, Nov 2003. (See my thesis, Chapter 4)
  18. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "From Low Level Features to High Level Semantics," The Handbook of Video Database Design and Applications, CRC Press, 2003.
  19. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "An Active Learning Framework for Content-Based Information Retrieval," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 260-268, Vol. 4, No. 2, Jun 2002. [pdf]
  20. Y. Wu, C. Zhang and J. Li, "Smart-Rebinning for the Compression of Concentric Mosaic," IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, pp. 332-342, Vol. 4, No. 3, Sep 2002. [pdf]

Technical Reports:

  1. C. Zhang, Q. Cai, P. Chou, Z. Zhang and R. Martin-Brualla, "Viewport: A Fully Distributed Immersive Teleconferencing System with Infrared Dot Pattern," Microsoft Research Technical Report, MSR-TR-2012-60, Apr. 2010. [pdf]
  2. C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "A Survey of Recent Advances in Face Detection," Microsoft Research Technical Report, MSR-TR-2010-66, Jun. 2010. [pdf]
  3. E. Tola, C. Zhang, Q. Cai and Z. Zhang, "Virtual View Generation with a Hybrid Camera Array," Technical Report, CVLAB-Report-2009-001, EPFL. [pdf]
  4. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Generalized plenoptic sampling," Carnegie Mellon Technical Report, AMP01-06, Sep. 2001. [pdf]

Conference Papers:

  1. C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "Improving Multiview Face Detection with Multi-Task Deep Convolutional Neural Networks," WACV 2014, Steamboat Springs, CO, Mar. 2014.
  2. C. Loop, C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "Real-Time High-Resolution Sparse Voxelization with Application to Image-Based Modeling," HPG 2013, Anaheim, California, Jul. 2013.
  3. P. Wan, G. Cheung, P. Chou, D. Forencio, C. Zhang, O. Au, Precision Enhancement of 3D Surfaces from Multiple Quantized Depth Maps," IVMSP 2013, Seoul, Korea, Jun. 2013.
  4. W. Sun, G. Cheung, P. Chou, D. Florencio, C. Zhang and O. Au, "Rate-Distortion Optimized 3D Reconstruction from Noise-Corrupted Multiview Depth Videos," ICME 2013, San Jose, California, Jul. 2013.
  5. M. Ye, C. Zhang, R. Yang, "Video Enhancement of People Wearing Polarized Glasses: Darkening Reversal and Reflection Reduction," CVPR 2013, Portland, Oregon, Jun. 2013. [pdf]
  6. L. Luo, C. Zhang, Z. Zhang and S. Rusinkiewicz, "Wide-baseline Hair Capture using Strand-based Refinement," CVPR 2013, Portland, Oregon, Jun. 2013. [pdf]
  7. K. Kim, C. Zhang, Z. Zhang and S. Choi, "Correspondence Propagation for Robust Part-based Face Matching," FG 2013, Shanghai, China, Apr. 2013.
  8. S. Liu, P. Chou, C. Zhang, Z. Zhang and C. Chen, "Virtual View Reconstruction Using Temporal Information," ICME 2012, Melbourne, Australia, Jul. 2012.
  9. B. Fu, M. Ye, R. Yang and C. Zhang, "See-Through Image Enhancement Through Sensor Fusion," ICME 2012, Melbourne, Australia, Jul. 2012.
  10. J. Wang, C. Zhang, W. Zhu, Z. Zhang, Z. Xiong and P. Chou, "3D Scene Reconstruction by Multiple Structured-Light Based Commodity Depth Cameras," ICASSP 2012, Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 2012.
  11. S. Mehrotra, Z. Zhang, Q. Cai, C. Zhang and P. Chou, "Low-Complexity, Near-Lossless Coding of Depth Maps from Kinect-Like Depth Cameras," MMSP 2011, Hangzhou, China, Oct. 2011.
  12. C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "Calibration between Depth and Color Sensors for Commodity Depth Cameras," International Workhsop on Hot Topics in 3D, in conjunction with ICME 2011, Barcelona, Spain, Jul. 2011. [pdf]
  13. C. Zhang, R. Yang, T. Large and Z. Zhang, "A Novel See-Through Screen Based on Weave Fabrics," ICME 2011, Barcelona, Spain, Jul. 2011. [pdf]
  14. F. Ribeiro, D. Florencio, C. Zhang and M. Seltzer, "CrowdMOS: an Approach for Crowdsourcing Mean Opinion Score Studies," ICASSP 2011, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.
  15. M. Song, C. Zhang, D. Florencio and H.-G. Kang, "Enhanced Binaural Loudspeaker Audio System with Room Modeling," MMSP 2010, Saint-Malo, France, Oct. 2010. [pdf]
  16. C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "Winner-Take-All Multiple Category Boosting for Multi-view Face Detection," ECCV Workshop on Face Detection: Where are we, and what next, Crete, Greece, Sep. 2010. [pdf]
  17. Q. Cai, D. Gallup, C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "3D Deformable Face Tracking with a Commodity Depth Camera," ECCV 2010, Crete, Greece, Sep. 2010. [pdf]
  18. M. Song, C. Zhang, D. Florencio and H.-G. Kang, "Personal 3D Audio System with Loudspeakers," International Workhsop on Hot Topics in 3D, in conjunction with ICME 2010, Singapore, Jul. 2010. [pdf]
  19. F. Ribeiro, D. Ba, C. Zhang and D. Florencio, "Turning Enemies into Friends: Using Reflections to Improve Sound Sounce Localization," ICME 2010, Singapore, Jul. 2010. (best student paper award) [pdf]
  20. L. Wang, C. Zhang, R. Yang and C. Zhang, "TofCut: Towards Robust Real-time Foreground Extraction using Time-of-flight Camera," 3DPVT 2010, Paris, France, May 2010. [pdf]
  21. C. Zhang and D. Florencio, "Joint Tracking and Multiview Video Compression," VCIP 2010, An Hui, China, Jul. 2010. [pdf]
  22. D. Ba, F. Ribeiro, C. Zhang and D. Florencio, "L1 Regularized Room Modeling with Compact Microphone Arrays," ICASSP 2010, Dallas, Texas, Mar. 2010. [pdf]
  23. C. Zhang, Z. Yin and D. Florencio, "Improving Depth Perception with Motion Parallax and Its Application in Teleconferencing," MMSP 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 2009. (top 10% award) [pdf]
  24. G. Hua, C. Zhang, Z. Liu, Z. Zhang and Y. Shan, "Efficient Scale-Space Spatiaotemporal Saliency Tracking for Distortion-Free Video Retargeting," ACCV 2009, Xi'an, China, Sep. 2009. [pdf]
  25. X. Wang, C. Zhang, Z. Zhang, "Boosted Multi-Task Learning for Face Verification With Applications to Web Image and Video Search," CVPR 2009, Florida, Jun. 2009. [pdf]
  26. D. Florencio and C. Zhang, "Multiview video Compression and Streaming Based on Predicted Viewer Position," ICASSP 2009, Taibei, Taiwan, Apr. 2009. [pdf]
  27. S. Junuzovic, R. Hegde, Z. Zhang, P. A. Chou, Z. Liu and C. Zhang, "Requirements and Recommendations for an Enhanced Meeting Viewing Experience," ACM Multimedia 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Oct. 2008. [pdf]
  28. C. Zhang, Z. Liu, Z. Zhang and Q. Zhao, "Semantic Saliency Driven Camera Control for Personal Remote Collaboration," MMSP 2008, Queensland, Australia, Oct. 2008. [pdf]
  29. C. Zhang, R. Hamid and Z. Zhang, "Taylor Expansion Based Classifier Adaptation: Application to Person Detection," CVPR 2008, Anchorage, Alaska, Jun. 2008. [pdf]
  30. C. Zhang, D. Florencio and Z. Zhang, "Why Does PHAT Work Well in Low Noise, Reverberative Environments?" ICASSP 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, Mar. 2008.
  31. C. Zhang and P. Viola, "Multiple-Instance Pruning for Learning Efficient Cascade Detectors," NIPS 2007, Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 2007. [pdf]
  32. D. Ba, D. Florencio and C. Zhang, "Enhanced MVDR Beamforming for Arrays of Directional Microphones," ICME 2007, Beijing, China, Jul. 2007.
  33. Z. Liu, C. Zhang and Z. Zhang, "Learning-Based Perceptual Image Quality Improvement for Video Conferencing," ICME 2007, Beijing, China, Jul. 2007 (best paper award). [pdf]
  34. C. Zhang, Z. Zhang and D. Florencio, "Maximum Likelihood Sound Source Localization for Multiple Directional Microphones," ICASSP 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, Apr. 2007. [pdf]
  35. T. Yu, C. Zhang, M. Cohen and Y. Rui, "Monocular Video Foreground/Background Segmentation by Tracking Spatial-Color Gaussian Mixture Models," IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing 2007, Austin, TA, Feb. 2007. [pdf]
  36. C. Zhang, Y. Rui and L. He, "Light Weight Background Blurring for Video Conferencing Applications," ICIP 2006, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 2006. [pdf]
  37. C. Zhang, P. Yin, Y. Rui, R. Cutler and P. Viola, "Boosting-Based Multimodal Speaker Detection for Distributed Meetings," MMSP 2006, Victoria, BC, Canada, Oct. 2006. [pdf]
  38. C. Zhang and Y. Rui, "Robust Visual Tracking via Pixel Classification and Integration," ICPR 2006, Hong Kong, China, Aug 2006. [pdf]
  39. B. Yu, C. Zhang, Y. Rui and K. Nahrstedt, "A Three-Layer Virtual Director Model for Supporting Automated Multi-site Distributed Education," ICME 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jul 2006. [pdf]
  40. C. Huang, P. Chou, J. Li and C. Zhang, "Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Streaming with MutualCast," Int. Packet Video Workshop 2006, Hangzhou, China, Apr. 2006.
  41. P. Viola, J. Platt and C. Zhang, "Multiple Instance Boosting for Object Dection," NIPS 2005, Vancouver, Canada, 2005. [pdf]
  42. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Light Field Capturing with Lensless Cameras," ICIP 2005, Genova, Sep. 2005.
  43. C. Zhang, Y. Rui, L. He and M. Wallick, "Hybrid Speaker Tracking in An Automated Lecture Room," ICME 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Jul. 2005.
  44. J. Li, P. Chou and C. Zhang, "Mutualcast: An Efficient Mechanism for One-To-Many Content Distribution," ACM SIGCOMM Asia Workshop, Beijing, Apr 2005. [pdf]
  45. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "A Self-Reconfigurable Camera Array," Eurographics Symposium on Rendering 2004, Norrkoping, Sweden, Jun 2004. [pdf]
  46. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "View-Dependent Non-Uniform Sampling for Image-Based Rendering," ICIP 2004, Singapore, Oct 2004. [pdf]
  47. W. Zhang, C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Security Analysis for Key Generation Systems Using Face Images," ICIP 2004, Singapore, Oct 2004.
  48. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "A Self-Reconfigurable Camera Array," Sketch presentation in SIGGRAPH 2004, Los Angeles, CA, Aug 2004.
  49. J. Li and C. Zhang, "Distributed Hosting of Web Content with Erasure Coding and Unequal Weight Assignment," ICME 2004, Taipei, Taiwan, Jun 2004.
  50. H. Y. Bang, C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Semantic Propagation from Relevance Feedbacks," ICME 2004 (invited paper), Taipei, Taiwan, Jun 2004.
  51. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Annotating Retrieval Database with Active Learning," ICIP 2003, Barcelona, Spain, Sep 2003.
  52. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Non-Uniform Sampling of Image-Based Rendering Data with the Position-Interval Error (PIE) Function," VCIP 2003, Lugano, Switzerland, Jul 2003.
  53. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "A System for Active Image-Based Rendering," ICME 2003, Baltimore, MD, Jul 2003.
  54. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Surface Plenoptic Function: A Tool for the Sampling Analysis of Image-Based Rendering," ICASSP 2003, Hong Kong, China, Apr 2003.
  55. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "On Generalized Sampling for Image-Based Rendering Data," ICASSP 2003, Hong Kong, China, Apr 2003.
  56. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Towards Optimal Least Square Filters Using The Eigenfilter Approach," ICASSP 2002, Orlando, FL, May 2002.
  57. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Indexing and Retrieval of 3D models Aided by Active Learning," Demo on ACM Multimedia 2001, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Oct 2001.
  58. C. Zhang and T. Chen, "Efficient Feature Extraction for 2D/3D Objects in Mesh Representation," ICIP 2001, Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct 2001. [pdf]
  59. C. Zhang, J. Li, "Interactive Browsing of 3D Environment over the Internet," VCIP 2001, San Jose, CA, Jan 2001.
  60. Y. Wu, C. Zhang, J. Li and J. Xu, "Smart-Rebinning for Compression of Concentric Mosaics," ACM Multimedia 2000, Los Angeles, CA, Oct-Nov 2000.
  61. C. Zhang and J. Li, "Compression and Rendering of Concentric Mosaics with Reference Block Codec (RBC)," VCIP 2000, Perth, Australia, Jun 2000. [pdf]
  62. C. Zhang and J. Li, "Compression of Lumigraph with Multiple Reference Frame (MRF) Prediction and Just-in-time Rendering," IEEE Data Compression Conference, pp.253-262, Snowbird, Utah, Mar 2000. [pdf]


Cha Zhang / Microsoft Research / Jan. 2012