Sing Bing Kang's Publications (click here for publications by year)


Journal Papers

Computer Vision/Graphics

  1. K. Karsch, C. Liu, and S.B. Kang, “DepthTransfer: Depth extraction from video using non-parametric sampling,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (to appear).
  2. J.-B. Huang, S.B. Kang, N. Ahuja, and J. Kopf, “Image completion using planar structure guidance,” ACM SIGGRAPH and Trans. On Graphics, 33(4) (conditionally accepted).
  3. S.R. Fanello, C. Keskin, S. Izadi, P. Kohli, D. Kim, D. Sweeney, A. Criminisi, J. Shotton, S.B. Kang, and T. Paek, “Learning to be a depth camera for close-range human capture and interaction,” ACM SIGGRAPH and Trans. On Graphics, 33(4) (conditionally accepted).
  4. A. Kapoor, J.C. Caicedo, D. Lischinski, and S.B. Kang, “Collaborative personalization of image enhancement,” International Journal of Computer Vision, December 2013.
  5. Y. Zheng, S. Lin, S.B. Kang, R. Xiao, J.C. Gee, and C. Kambhamettu, “Single-image vignetting correction from gradient distribution symmetries,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 35(6):1480-1494, June 2013.
  6. J. Kopf, W. Kienzle, S. Drucker, and S.B. Kang, “Quality prediction for image completion,” SIGGRAPH Asia, Nov. 2012.
  7. K.  Sunkavalli, N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, M.F. Cohen, and H. Pfister, “Video snapshots: Creating high-quality images from video clips,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(11):1868-1879, Nov. 2012.
  8. T.S. Cho, C.L. Zitnick, N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and W.T. Freeman, “Image restoration by matching gradient distributions,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 34(4):683-694, Apr. 2012.
  9. L. Xu, J. Jia, and S.B. Kang, “Improving sub-pixel correspondence through upsampling,” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Nov. 2011
  10. S.-K. Yeung, C.-K. Tang, M. S. Brown, S. B. Kang, “Matting and compositing of transparent and refractive objects,” ACM Transactions on Graphics, 30(1):article 2, Jan. 2011. (presented at SIGGRAPH 2011). Project page.
  11. B. Ward, S.B. Kang, and E.P. Bennett, “Depth Director: A system for adding depth to movies,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Jan./Feb. 2011, pp. 36-48.
  12. S.J. Koppal, C.L. Zitnick, M.F. Cohen, S.B. Kang, B. Ressler, and A. Colburn, “A viewer-centric editor for stereoscopic camera,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Jan./Feb. 2011, pp. 20-35.
  13. N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, and R. Szeliski, “Image deblurring with inertial measurement sensors,” ACM SIGGRAPH and Trans. On Graphics, July 2010, 29(4), article 30.
  14. Y. Zheng, S. Lin, C. Kambhamettu, J. Yu, and S.B. Kang, “Single-image vignetting correction,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 31(12):2243-2256, Dec. 2009.
  15. J. Gai and S.B. Kang, “Matte-based restoration of vintage video,” IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 18(10):2185-2197, Oct. 2009.
  16. S. Dai, S. Baker, and S.B. Kang, “An MRF-Based deinterlacing algorithm with exemplar-based refinement,” IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 18(4):956-968, May 2009.
  17. X. Chen, B. Neubert, Y.Q. Xu, O. Deussen, and S.B. Kang, “Sketch-based tree modeling using Markov Random Field,” ACM SIGGRAPH Asia and Trans. On Graphics, Dec. 2008.
  18. X. Chen, S.B. Kang, Y.-Q. Xu, J. Dorsey, and H.-Y. Shum, “Sketching reality: Realistic interpretation of architectural designs,” ACM Trans. On Graphics, 27(2), Apr. 2008 (presented at SIGGRAPH 2008 TOG session).
  19. C. Liu, R. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, and W.T. Freeman, “Automatic estimation and removal of noise from a single image,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 30(2):299-314, Feb. 2008.
  20. C.L. Zitnick and S.B. Kang, “Stereo for image-based rendering using image over-segmentation,” Int’l J.  of Computer Vision, 75(1):49-65, Oct. 2007.
  21. P. Tan, G. Zeng, J. Wang, S.B. Kang, and L. Quan, “Image-based tree modeling,” ACM SIGGRAPH and ACM Trans. on Graphics, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2007, article 87, 7 pp. PDF
  22. R. Hartley and S.B. Kang, “Parameter-free radial distortion correction with centre of distortion estimation,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 29(8):1309-1321, Aug. 2007.
  23. Z. Lin, L. Wang, Y. Wang, S.B. Kang, and T. Fang, “High resolution animated scenes from stills,” IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 13(3):562-568, May/June 2007.
  24. S.B. Kang, Y. Li, X. Tong, and H.-Y. Shum, “Image-based rendering,” Foundations and Trends in Computer Graphics and Vision, vol. 2, issue 3, Apr. 2007.
  25. J. Sun, Y. Li, S.B. Kang, and H.Y. Shum, “Flash matting,” ACM SIGGRAPH and ACM Trans. on Graphics, Boston, MA, Aug. 2006, 25(3):599-604.
  26. L. Quan, P. Tan, G. Zeng, L. Yuan, J. Wang, and S.B. Kang, “Image-based plant modeling,” ACM SIGGRAPH and ACM Trans. on Graphics, Boston, MA, Aug. 2006, 25(3):772-778.
  27. S.W. Hasinoff, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, “Boundary matting for view synthesis,” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 103, no. 1, July 2006, pp. 22-32.
  28. S. Xu, Y. Xu, S.B. Kang, D.H. Salesin, Y. Pan, and H.-Y. Shum, “Animating Chinese paintings through stroke-based decomposition,” ACM Trans. on Graphics, vol. 25, no.2, Apr. 2006, pp. 239-267.
  29. Y. Tsin, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, “Stereo matching with linear superposition of layers,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 28, no. 2, Feb. 2006, pp. 290-301.
  30. A. Criminisi, S.B. Kang, R. Swaminathan, R. Szeliski, and P. Anandan, “Extracting layers and analyzing their specular properties using epipolar-plane-image analysis,” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 95, 2005, pp. 51-85.
  31. A. Criminisi, M. Kemp, and S.B. Kang, “Reflections of reality in Jan van Eyck and Robert Campin,” Historical Methods, vol. 37, no. 3, summer 2004, pp. 109-121.
  32. Y. Matsushita, S.B. Kang, S. Lin, H.-Y. Shum, and X. Tong, “Lighting and shadow interpolation using Intrinsic Lumigraphs,” Int’l J. of Image and Graphics, vol. 4, no. 4, Oct. 2004, pp. 585-604.
  33. L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, “High-quality video view interpolation using a layered representation,” ACM SIGGRAPH and ACM Trans. on Graphics, Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 2004, pp. 600-608.
  34. S.B. Kang and R. Szeliski, “Extracting view-dependent depth maps from a collection of images,” Int’l J.  of Computer Vision, vol. 58, no. 2, July 2004, pp. 139-163.
  35. M. Uyttendaele, A. Criminisi, S.B. Kang, S. Winder, R. Hartley, and R. Szeliski, “High-quality image-based interactive exploration of real-world environments,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 24, no. 3, May/June 2004, pp. 52-63.
  36. L. Wang, S.B. Kang, H.-Y. Shum, and G. Xu, “Error analysis of pure rotation-based self-calibration,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 26, no. 2, Feb. 2004, pp. 275-280.
  37. S.B. Kang, M. Wu, Y. Li, and H.-Y. Shum, “Large environment rendering using plenoptic primitives,” IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 13, no. 11, Nov. 2003, pp. 1064-1073.
  38. H.-Y. Shum, S.B. Kang, and S.-C. Chan, “Survey of image-based representations and compression techniques,” IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 13, no. 11, Nov. 2003, pp. 1020-1037.
  39. S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, “High dynamic range video,” ACM SIGGRAPH and ACM Trans. on Graphics, San Diego, CA, July 2003, pp. 319-325.
  40. S.B. Kang and M. Jones, “Appearance-based structure from motion using linear classes of 3-D models,” Int’l J.  of Computer Vision, vol. 49, no. 1, Aug. 2002, pp. 5-22.
  41. L. Wang, H.-Y. Shum, and S.B. Kang, “Rendering with inverse concentric mosaics,” Int’l J. of Image and Graphics, 2002.
  42. S.B. Kang, “Radial distortion snakes,” IEICE Trans. Inf. & Syst., vol. E84-D, No. 12, Dec. 2001, pp. 1603-1611.
  43. S.B. Kang and R. Weiss, "Characterization of errors in compositing panoramic images," Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 73, no. 2, Feb. 1999, pp. 269-280.
  44. S.B. Kang, "Geometrically-valid pixel reprojection methods for novel view synthesis," ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 6, Dec. 1998, pp. 342-353.
  45. S.B. Kang, "Hands-free navigation in VR environments by tracking the head,"   International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 48, 1998, pp. 247-266.
  46. A. Johnson and S.B. Kang, "Registration and integration of textured 3-D data," Image and Vision Computing, vol. 17, no. 2, Feb. 1999, pp. 135-147.
  47. S.B. Kang and R. Szeliski, "3-D scene data recovery using omnidirectional multibaseline stereo," International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 25, no. 2, Nov. 1997, pp. 167-183.
  48. S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and H.-Y. Shum, "A parallel feature tracker for extended image sequences," Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 67, no. 3, Sept. 1997, pp. 296-310.
  49. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, "Shape ambiguities in structure from motion," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 19, no. 5, May 1997, pp. 506-512.
  50. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, "Recovering 3D shape and motion from image streams using non-linear least squares," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1994, pp. 10-28.
  51. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "The Complex EGI: A new representation for 3-D pose determination," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis Machine Intelligence, vol. 15, no. 7, July 1993, pp. 707-721.
  52. K.N. Ngan and S.B. Kang, "3-D object recognition using fuzzy quaternions," IEE Proc. I (Communications, Speech and Vision), UK, vol. 139, no. 6, Dec. 1992, pp. 561-568.
  53. K.N. Ngan and S.B. Kang, "Geometric modeling of IC die bonds for inspection," Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 10, no.1, July 1989, pp. 47-52.

Robotics

  1. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Toward automatic robot instruction from perception -- Mapping human grasps to manipulator grasps," IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, vol. 13, no. 1, Feb. 1997, pp. 81-95 (winner of King-Sun Fu Memorial Best Transaction Paper award).
  2. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Toward automatic robot instruction from perception -- Temporal segmentation of tasks from human hand motion," IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, vol. 11, no. 5, Oct. 1995, pp. 670-681.
  3. K. Ikeuchi and S.B. Kang, "Programming grasping tasks by human demonstration," Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, vol. 13, no. 5, July 1995, pp. 599-602 (in Japanese).
  4. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Toward automatic robot instruction from perception -- Recognizing a grasp from observation," IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, vol. 9, no. 4, Aug. 1993, pp. 432-443.

Conference/Workshop Papers

Computer Vision/Graphics

  1. F. Zhou, S.B. Kang, and M. Cohen, “Time-mapping using space-time saliency,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2014 (to appear).
  2. J. Yan, S. Lin, S.B. Kang, and X. Tang, “A learning-to-rank approach for image color enhancement,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2014 (to appear).
  3. Y. Ji, J. Ye, S.B. Kang, and J. Yu, “Image preconditioning: Balancing contrast and ringing,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2014 (to appear).
  4. C. Chen, H. Lin, Z. Yu, S.B. Kang, and J. Yu, “Light field stereo matching using bilateral statistics of surface cameras,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2014 (to appear).
  5. A. Joulin and S.B. Kang, “Recovering stereo pairs from anaglyphs,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2013.
  6. J. Yan, S. Lin, S.B. Kang, and X. Tang, “Learning the change for automatic image cropping,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2013.
  7. X. Chen, S.B. Kang, J. Yang, J. Yu, “Fast patch-based denoising using approximated patch geodesic paths,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2013.
  8. J.-B. Huang, J. Kopf, N. Ahuja, and S.B. Kang, “Transformation guided image completion,” Int’l Conf. on Computational Photography (ICCP), April 2013.
  9. M. Grundmann, C. McClanahan, S.B. Kang, and I. Essa, “Post-processing approach for radiometric self-calibration of video,” Int’l Conf. on Computational Photography (ICCP), April 2013.
  10. K. Karsch, C. Liu, and S.B. Kang, “Depth extraction from video using non-parametric sampling,” European Conference on Computer Vision, Oct. 2012.
  11. S. Hwang, A. Kapoor, and S.B. Kang, “Context-based automatic local image enhancement,” European Conference on Computer Vision, Oct. 2012.
  12. P. Chatterjee, N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, and Y. Matsushita, “Noise suppression in low-light images through joint denoising and demosaicing,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2011.
  13. J. Caicedo, A. Kapoor, and S.B. Kang, “Collaborative personalization of image enhancement,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2011.
  14. S.B. Kang, A. Kapoor, and D. Lischinski, "Personalization of image enhancement," IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2010.
  15. Y. Li, S.B. Kang, N. Joshi, S. Seitz, and D. Huttenlocher, "Generating sharp panoramas from motion-blurred videos," IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2010.
  16. S. Baker, E. Bennett, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, "Removing rolling shutter wobble," IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2010.
  17. Q. Shan, J. Jia, S.B. Kang, and Z. Qin, "Using optical defocus to denoise," IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2010.
  18. T.S. Cho, N. Joshi, L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and W. Freeman, "A content-aware image prior," IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2010.
  19. Y. Liu, J. Wang, S. Xue, X. Tong, S.B. Kang, and B. Guo, “Texture splicing,” Pacific Graphics, October 2009.
  20. M. Flagg, A. Nakazawa, Q. Zhang, S.B. Kang, Y.K. Ryu, I. Essa, and J.M. Rehg, “Human Video Textures,” Symp. on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D), Boston, MA, February 2009.
  21. Y. Zheng, J. Yu, S. Lin, S.B. Kang, and C. Khambamettu, “Single-image vignetting correction using radial gradient symmetry,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2008.
  22. P. Bhat, C.L. Zitnick, N. Snavely, A. Agarwala, M. Agrawala, M. Cohen, B. Curless, and S.B. Kang, “Using photographs to enhance videos of a static scene,” Eurographics Symp. on Rendering, Grenoble, France, June 2007.
  23. S.B. Kang, “Automatic removal of chromatic aberration from a single image,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2007.
  24. G. Schindler, F. Dellaert, and S.B. Kang, “Inferring temporal order of images from 3D structure,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2007.
  25. J. Sun, J. Sun, S.B. Kang, Z. Xu, X. Tang, and H.-Y. Shum, “Flash cut: Foreground extraction with flash and no-flash image pairs,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2007.
  26. K.C. Zheng, S.B. Kang, M. Cohen, and R. Szeliski, “Layered depth panorama,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2007.
  27. L. Wang, Z. Lin, T. Fang, X. Yang, X. Yu, and S.B. Kang, “Real-time rendering of realistic rain,” ACM SIGGRAPH (Sketch), Boston, MA, Aug. 2006.
  28. Y. Zheng, S. Lin, and S.B. Kang, “Single-image vignetting correction,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2006, vol. 1, pp. 461-468. PDF
  29. C. Liu, W. Freeman, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, “Noise estimation from a single image,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2006, vol. 1, pp. 901-908.
  30. T. Shiratori, Y. Matsushita, S.B. Kang, and X. Tang, “Video completion by motion field transfer,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2006, vol. 1, pp. 411-418.
  31. V. Vaish, R. Szeliski, C.L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, and M. Levoy, “Reconstructing occluded surfaces using synthetic apertures: Shape from focus vs. shape from stereo,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2006, vol. 2, pp. 2331-2338.
  32. A. Troccoli, S.B. Kang, and S. Seitz, "Multi-view multi-exposure stereo," Symp. on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission (3DPVT), Chapel Hill, NC, June 2006.
  33. N. Snavely, C.L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, and M. Cohen, “Stylizing 2.5-D video,” Int’l Symp. on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering, June 2006, pp. 63-69.
  34. E. Bennett, M. Uyttendaele, L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, “Video and image Bayesian demosaicing with a two color image prior,” European Conf. on Computer Vision, Graz, Austria, May 2006, part I, pp. 508-521.
  35. R.I. Hartley and S.B. Kang, “Parameter-free radial distortion correction with centre of distortion estimation,” Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision, Beijing, Oct. 2005, pp. 1834-1841.
  36. L. Zitnick, N. Jojic, and S.B. Kang, “Consistent segmentation for optical flow estimation,” Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision, Beijing, Oct. 2005, pp. 1308-1315.
  37. H. Wang, S. Lin, X. Liu, and S.B. Kang, "Separating reflections in human iris images for illumination estimation," Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision, Beijing, Oct. 2005, pp. 1691-1698.
  38. N. Snavely, L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, and M. Cohen, “Stylizing 2.5-D video,” ACM SIGGRAPH (Sketch), Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 2005.
  39. J. Sun, Y. Li, S.B. Kang, H.-Y. Shum, “Symmetric stereo matching for occlusion handling,” Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2005, vol. 2, pp. 399-406.
  40. S.W. Hasinoff, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, “Boundary matting for view synthesis,” 2nd IEEE Workshop on Image and Video Registration (in conjunction with CVPR’04), Washington DC, July 2004.
  41. Y. Matsushita, S. Lin, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, “Estimating intrinsic images from image sequences with biased illumination,” European Conf. on Computer Vision, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2004, vol. 2, pp. 274-286.
  42. L. Wang, S.B. Kang, H.-Y. Shum, and G. Xu, "Cooperative segmentation and stereo using perspective space search," Asian Conf. on Computer Vision, Jeju Island, South Korea, Jan. 2004, vol. 1. pp. 366-371.
  43. Y. Tsin, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, “Stereo matching with reflections and translucency,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2003, vol. 1, pp. 702-709.
  44. X. Liu, B. Sun, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, “Directional histogram model for three-dimensional shape similarity,” Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2003, vol. 1, pp. 813-820.
  45. Y. Matsushita, S.B. Kang, S. Lin, H.-Y. Shum, and X. Tong, “Lighting interpolation by shadow morphing using Intrinsic Lumigraphs,” Pacific Graphics, Beijing, Oct. 2002, pp. 58-65.
  46. Y. Li, S. Lin, S.B. Kang, H. Lu, and H.-Y. Shum, “Single-image reflectance estimation for relighting by iterative soft grouping,” Pacific Graphics, Beijing, Oct. 2002, pp. 483-486.
  47. Y. Li, S. Lin, H. Lu, S.B. Kang, and H-Y Shum, “Multibaseline stereo in the presence of specular reflections,” Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Aug. 2002, vol. 3, pp. 573-576.
  48. R. Swaminathan, S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, A. Criminisi, and S.K. Nayar, “On the motion and appearance of specularities in image sequences,” European Conf. on Computer Vision, May/June 2002, part 1, pp. 508-523. PDF
  49. S. Lin, Y. Li, S.B. Kang, X. Tong, and H.-Y. Shum, “Simultaneous separation and depth recovery of specular reflections,” European Conf. on Computer Vision, May/June 2002, part 3, pp. 210-224.
  50. T. Feng, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, “Looming stereo with adaptive windows,” Asian Conf. on Computer Vision, vol. 1, Jan. 2002, pp. 150-155.
  51. L. Wang, H.-Y. Shum, and S.B. Kang, “Object representation and rendering using Inverse Concentric Mosaics,” Asian Conf. on Computer Vision, Jan. 2002.
  52. S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and J. Chai, “Handling occlusions in dense multi-view stereo,” IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Dec. 2001, vol. 1, pp. 103-110.
  53. L. Wang, S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and H.-Y. Shum, “Optimal texture map reconstruction from multiple views,” Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Dec. 2001, vol. 1, pp. 347-354.
  54. K.-T. Ng, S.-C. Chan, H.-Y. Shum, and S.B. Kang, “On the data compression and transmission aspects of panoramic video,” Int’l Conf. on Image Processing, Oct. 2001, vol. 2, pp. 105-108.
  55. X. Tong, H.-Y. Shum, S.B. Kang, T. Feng, and R. Szeliski, “Locally Reparameterized Light Fields,” SIGGRAPH (Sketch), Aug. 2001, pg. 221.
  56. L. Wang, S.B. Kang, H.-Y. Shum, and G. Xu, “Error analysis of pure rotation-based self-calibration,” Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision, July 2001, vol. 1, pp. 464-471.
  57. S.B. Kang, “Radial distortion snakes,” IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2000), Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2000, pp. 603-606. PDF
  58. F. Dufaux and S.B. Kang, “Combined spline- and block-based motion estimation for video coding,” Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Barcelona, Spain, vol. III, September 2000, vol. 3, pp. 67-70.
  59. S.B. Kang and R. Weiss, "Can we calibrate a camera using an image of a flat textureless Lambertian surface?," European Conf. on Computer Vision, Dublin, Ireland, June 2000, vol. II, pp. 640-653. PDF
  60. J. Chai, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, “Rendering with non-uniform approximate concentric mosaics,” SMILE2, July 2000, pp. 94-108.
  61. S.B. Kang, "Catadioptric self-calibration," Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2000, vol. 1, pp. 201-207. PDF
  62. S.B. Kang, S. Seitz, and P.-P. Sloan, "Visual tunnel analysis for camera planning and visibility prediction," Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2000, vol. 2, pp. 195-202.
  63. D.E. DiFranco and S.B. Kang, "Is appearance-based structure from motion viable?," 2nd Int’l Conf. on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling, Ottawa, Canada, Oct. 1999, pp. 447-454. PDF
  64. S.B. Kang and H.Q. Dinh, "Multi-layered image-based rendering," Graphics Interface, Kingston, Ontario, Canada,  June 1999, pp. 98-106. PDF
  65. S.B. Kang and P. Desikan, "Virtual navigation of complex scenes using clusters of cylindrical panoramic images," Graphics Interface, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 1998, pp.223-232.
  66. B. Dariush, S.B. Kang, and K. Waters, "Spatiotemporal analysis of face profiles: Detection, segmentation, and registration," 3rd IEEE Int’l Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Nara, Japan, April 1998, pp. 248-253.
  67. S.B. Kang and R. Weiss, "Characterization of errors in compositing panoramic images," IEEE Computer Society Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Puerto Rico, June 1997, pp. 103-109.
  68. A. Johnson and S.B. Kang, "Registration and integration of textured 3-D data," Int’l Conf. on Recent Advances in 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling, Ottawa, Canada, May 1997, pp. 234-241.
  69. S.B. Kang and R. Szeliski, "3-D scene data recovery using omnidirectional multibaseline stereo," Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, San Francisco, CA, June 1996, pp. 364-370.
  70. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, "Shape ambiguities in structure from motion," European Conf. on Computer Vision, vol. 1, University of Cambridge, England, April 1996, vol. 1, pp. 709-721.
  71. R. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, "A parallel feature tracker for extended image sequences," IEEE Int'l Symp. on Computer Vision, Coral Gables, FL, Nov. 1995, pp. 241-246.
  72. S.B. Kang, J.A. Webb, C.L. Zitnick, and T. Kanade, "A multibaseline stereo system with active illumination and real-time image acquisition," Int'l Conf. on Computer Vision, Cambridge, MA, June 1995, pp. 88-93.
  73. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, "Direct methods for visual scene reconstruction," IEEE Workshop on Representations of Visual Scenes, Cambridge, MA, June 1995, pp. 26-33.
  74. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, "Recovering 3D shape and motion from image streams using non-linear least squares," IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Patt. Recog., New York, NY, June 1993, pp. 752-753.
  75. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Determining 3-D object pose using the Complex Extended Gaussian Image," IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vision and Patt. Recog., Maui, HI, June 1991, pp. 580-585 (winner of an IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Paper Award).
  76. K.N. Ngan and S.B. Kang, "Fuzzy quaternion approach to object recognition incorporating Zernike moment invariants," 10th Int'l Conf. on Patt. Recog., Atlantic City, NJ, June 1990, vol. 1, pp. 288-290.
  77. K.N. Ngan and S.B. Kang, "3-D object recognition using fuzzy quaternions with two degrees of freedom," Int'l Conf. on Image Processing, Singapore, Sept. 1989.
  78. K.N. Ngan and S.B. Kang, "Automated inspection of IC bonding wires using Hough transform," 14th Conf. of IEEE Industrial Electronics Soc. (IECON), Singapore, Oct. 1988.
  79. K.N. Ngan and S.B. Kang, "IC wire bond inspection using elliptical model approximation," IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 1988, vol. 3, pp. 1850-1851.

Robotics

  1. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "A robot system that observes and replicates grasping tasks," Int'l Conf. on Computer Vision, Cambridge, MA, June 1995, pp. 1093-1099.
  2. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Robot task programming by human demonstration: Mapping human grasps to manipulator grasps," IEEE/RSJ/GI Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Munchen, Germany, Sept. 1994, vol. 1, pp. 97-104.
  3. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Determination of motion breakpoints in a task sequence from human hand motion," IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, San Diego, CA, May 1994, vol. 1, pp. 551-556.
  4. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Grasp recognition and manipulative motion characterization from human hand sequences," IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, San Diego, CA, May 1994, vol. 2, pp. 1759-1764.
  5. K. Ikeuchi and S.B. Kang, "Assembly Plan from Observation," AAAI Fall Symposium on Machine Learning in Computer Vision: What, Why and How?, Raleigh, NC, Oct. 1993.
  6. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "A grasp abstraction hierarchy for recognition of grasping tasks from observation," IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Yokohama, Japan, July 1993, vol. 1, pp. 621-628.
  7. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Grasp recognition using the contact web," IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Raleigh, NC, July 1992, vol. 1, pp. 194-201.

 


 

Invited/Unrefereed Papers

Computer Vision/Graphics

  1. S.B. Kang, “Vision for graphics,” IJARC/ACCV Joint Int’l Symp. on Computer Vision, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2007, pp. 23-34. PDF
  2. S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, “Free-viewpoint video with stereo and matting”, Picture Coding Symp., San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2004.
  3. A. Criminisi, M. Kemp, and S.B. Kang, “Reflections of reality in Jan van Eyck and Robert Campin,” Measuring Art: A Scientific Revolution in Art History, Paris, May-June 2003.
  4. S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and P. Anandan, “The geometry-image representation tradeoff for rendering,” Int’l Conf. on Image Processing, Vancouver, Canada, Sept. 2000, vol. 2, pp. 13-16 (pdf).
  5. J.M. Rehg, S.B. Kang, and T.-J. Cham, “Video editing using figure tracking and image-based rendering,” Int’l Conf. on Image Processing, Vancouver, Canada, Sept. 2000, vol. 2, pp. 17-20.
  6. H.-Y. Shum and S.B. Kang, “Review of image-based rendering techniques,” SPIE Int’l Conf. on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Perth, Australia, June 2000, pp. 2-13.
  7. S.B. Kang, "A survey of image-based rendering techniques," Videometrics VI (SPIE Int’l Symp. on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology), vol. 3641, San Jose, CA, Jan. 1999, pp. 2-16 (pdf).
  8. K. Waters, J. Rehg, M. Loughlin, S.B. Kang, and D. Terzopoulos, "Visual sensing of humans for active public interfaces," Workshop on Computer Vision in Man-machine Interfaces, Cambridge, UK, Apr. 1996.
  9. S.B. Kang, M.D. Wheeler, and K. Ikeuchi, "3-D object tracking and human grasp recognition for robot programming by demonstration," Workshop on Vision for Robots, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug., 1995.
  10. S.B. Kang, J.A. Webb, C.L. Zitnick, and T. Kanade, "An active multibaseline stereo system with real-time image acquisition," Proc. Image Understanding Workshop, Monterey, CA, Nov. 1994.

Robotics

  1. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Robot task programming by human demonstration," Proc. Image Understanding Workshop, Monterey, CA, Nov. 1994.

 


 

Book/Book Chapters

Computer Vision

  1. N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, “Spatially varying image deblurring,” chapter in Motion Deblurring: Algorithms and Systems, eds: A.N. Rajagopalan and R. Chellappa, Cambridge University Press, April 2004.
  2. J. Sun, Y. Li, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, “Symmetric stereo matching for occlusion handling,” Advances in Markov Random Fields for Vision and Image Processing, A. Blake, P. Kohli, and C. Rother (Eds.), 2011.
  3. S.B. Kang and L. Quan, Image-Based Modeling of Plants and Trees, Morgan and Claypool, Nov. 2009.
  4. Y. Yagi, S.B. Kang, I.S. Kweon, and H. Zha (eds.), Proc. 8th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Tokyo Japan, Nov. 18-22, 2007, Parts I and II (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Springer.
  5. H.-Y. Shum, S.-C. Chan, and S.B. Kang, Image-Based Rendering, Springer, Sept. 2006.
  6. G. Medioni and S.B. Kang (eds.), Emerging Topics in Computer Vision, Prentice Hall, to appear in May 2004.
  7. H.Y. Shum, Y. Li, and S.B. Kang, “An introduction to image-based rendering,” in Integrated Image and Graphics Technologies, D.D. Zhang, M. Kamel, and G. Baciu (Eds.), Kluwer, 2004, pp. 131-159.
  8. R. Benosman and S.B. Kang (eds.), Panoramic Vision: Sensors, Theory, and Applications, Springer-Verlag, May 2001.

Robotics

  1. K. Waters, J. Rehg, M. Loughlin, S.B. Kang, and D. Terzopoulos, "Visual sensing of humans for active public interfaces," Chapter 10 in Computer Vision for Human-Machine Interaction, R. Cipolla and A. Pentland (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  2. K. Ikeuchi, T. Suehiro, and S.B. Kang, "Assembly Plan from Observation," Symbolic Visual Learning, K. Ikeuchi and M. Veloso (eds.), Oxford University Press, 1997.
  3. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, "Robot task programming by human demonstration: Mapping human grasps to manipulator grasps," Intelligent Robots and Systems, V. Graefe (ed.), Elsevier Science B.V., 1994 (one of the 48 papers selected from 300 in IROS'94).

 

Technical Reports

Computer Vision/Graphics

  1. C. Liu, R. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, and W.T. Freeman, Automatic Estimation and Removal of Noise from a Single Image, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2006-180, Dec. 2006.
  2. L. Wang, Z. Lin, T. Fang, X. Yang, X. Yu, and S.B. Kang, Real-Time Rendering of Realistic Rain, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2006-102, July 2006.
  3. S. Xu, Y. Xu, S.B. Kang, D. Salesin, Y. Pan, and H.-Y. Shum, Animating Chinese Paintings through Stroke-based Decomposition, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2006-33, March 2006.
  4. R. Hartley and S.B. Kang, Parameter-free RadialDistortion Correction with Centre of Distortion Estimation, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2005-42, April 2005.
  5. S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and M. Uyttendaele, Seamless Stitching using Multi-Perspective Plane Sweep, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2004-48, June 2004.
  6. M. Uyttendaele, A. Criminisi, S.B. Kang, S. Winder, R. Hartley, and R. Szeliski, High-quality Image-based Interactive Exploration of Real-World Environments, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2003-61, Oct. 2003.
  7. A. Criminisi, S.B. Kang, R. Swaminathan, R. Szeliski, and P. Anandan, Extracting Layers and Analyzing their Specular Properties Using Epipolar-Plane-Image Analysis, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2002-19, Mar. 2002.
  8. S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and J. Chai, Handling Occlusions in Dense Multi-view Stereo, Tech. Rep. MSR-TR-2001-80, Microsoft Corporation, Sept. 2001. (pdf)
  9. J.M. Rehg, S.B. Kang, and T.-J. Cham, Video Editing Using Figure Tracking and Image-Based Rendering, Tech. Rep. CRL 99/8, Compaq Computer Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab., Dec. 1999.
  10. S.B. Kang, Depth Painting for Image-Based Rendering Applications, Tech. Rep. CRL, Compaq Computer Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab., Dec. 1998. (pdf)
  11. S.B. Kang and H.Q. Dinh, Multi-layered Image-based Rendering, Tech. Rep. CRL 98/9, Compaq Computer Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab., Oct. 1998.
  12. S.B. Kang, Quasi-Euclidean Recovery from Unknown but Complete Orbital Motion, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/10, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Oct. 1997.
  13. S.B. Kang, A Structure from Motion Approach using Constrained Deformable Models and Appearance Prediction, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/6, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Oct. 1997.
  14. S.B. Kang and P.K. Desikan, Virtual Navigation of Complex Scenes using Clusters of Cylindrical Panoramic Images, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/5, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Sept. 1997.
  15. S.B. Kang, A Survey of Image-based Rendering Techniques, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/4, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Aug. 1997.
  16. S.B. Kang, Semiautomatic Methods for Recovering Radial Distortion Parameters from A Single Image, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/3, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, May 1997.
  17. J.M. Rehg, U. Ramachandran, R.H. Halstead, C.F. Joerg, L. Konthothanassis, R.S. Nikhil, S.B. Kang, Space-Time Memory: A Parallel Programming Abstraction for Dynamic Vision Applications, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/2, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, May 1997.
  18. S.B. Kang, Hands-free Navigation in VR Environments by Tracking the Head, Tech. Rep. CRL 97/1, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Mar. 1997.
  19. K. Waters, J. Rehg, M. Loughlin, S.B. Kang, and D. Terzopoulos, Visual Sensing of Humans for Active Public Interfaces, Tech. Rep. CRL 96/5, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Oct. 1996.
  20. A. Johnson and S.B. Kang, Registration and Integration of Textured 3-D Data, Tech. Rep. CRL 96/4, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Oct. 1996.
  21. S.B. Kang and R. Weiss, Characterization of Errors in Compositing Panoramic Images, Tech. Rep. CRL 96/2, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, June 1996.
  22. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, Shape Ambiguities in Structure from Motion, Tech. Rep. CRL 96/1, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Feb. 1996.
  23. S.B. Kang and R. Szeliski, 3-D Scene Data Recovery using Omnidirectional Multibaseline Stereo, Tech. Rep. CRL 95/6, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Oct. 1995.
  24. S.B. Kang, A. Johnson, and R. Szeliski, Extraction of Concise and Realistic 3-D Models from Real Data, Tech. Rep. CRL 95/7, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, Oct. 1995.
  25. R. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, A Parallel Feature Tracker for Extended Image Sequences, Tech. Rep. CRL 95/2, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, March 1995.
  26. S.B. Kang, J.A. Webb, C.L. Zitnick, and T. Kanade, An Active Multibaseline Stereo System with Real-time Image Acquisition, Tech. Rep. CMU-CS-94-167, Carnegie Mellon University, 1994.
  27. J. Webb, T. Warfel, and S.B. Kang, A Scalable Video Rate Camera Interface, Tech. Rep. CMU-CS-94-192, Carnegie Mellon University, 1994.
  28. R. Szeliski and S.B. Kang, Recovering 3D shape and motion from image streams using non-linear least squares, Tech. Rep. CRL 93/3, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, March 1993.
  29. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, 3-D Object Pose Determination using Complex EGI, Tech. Rep. CMU-RI-TR-90-18, Carnegie Mellon University, Oct. 1990.

Robotics

  1. S.B. Kang, Robot Instruction by Human Demonstration, Ph.D. thesis, Carnegie Mellon University, Dec. 1994. Also as Tech. Rep. RI-TR-94-44.
  2. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, Temporal Segmentation of Tasks from Human Hand Motion, Tech. Rep. CMU-CS-93-150, Carnegie Mellon University, April 1993.
  3. S.B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi, A Framework for Recognizing Grasps, Tech. Rep. CMU-RI-TR-91-24, Carnegie Mellon University, Nov. 1991.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patents

1.      H. Zargarpour, B. Vaught, S.B. Kang, and M. Rondinelli, Seamless left/right views for 360-degree stereoscopic video, US Patent 8,548,269, granted October 1, 2013.

2.      S.B. Kang, A. Kapoor, and J.C. Rueda, Establishing clusters of user preferences for image enhancement, US Patent 8,526,728, granted September 3, 2013.

3.      Y. Li, S.B. Kang, N. Joshi, and S. Seitz, Generating sharp images, panoramas, and videos from motion-blurred videos, US Patent 8,428,390, granted April 23, 2013.

4.      D. Demandolx and S.B. Kang, Automatic image straightening, US Patent 8,422,788, granted April 16, 2013.

5.      P. Chatterjee, N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, and Y. Matsushita, Noise suppression in low light images, US Patent 8,417,047, granted March 1, 2013.

6.      S.J. Baker, E.P. Bennett, S.B. Kang, and R. Szeliski, Reducing motion-related artifacts in rolling shutter video information, US Patent 8,358,359, granted January 22, 2013.

7.      B. Ward, S.B. Kang, and E. Bennett, Converting 2D video into stereo video, US Patent 8,345,956, granted January 1, 2013.

8.      S.J. Koppal, S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, M.F. Cohen, and B.K. Ressler, Stereo movie editing, US Patent 8,330,802, granted December 11, 2012.

9.      S. Dai, S. Baker, and S.B. Kang, Choosing video deinterlacing interpolant based on cost, US Patent 8,274,603, granted September 25, 2012.

10.  N. Joshi, S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, and R.S. Szeliski, Hardware assisted image deblurring, US Patent 8,264,553, granted September 11, 2012.

11.  Y. Matsushita, S.B. Kang, X. Tang, and T. Shiratori, Video completion by motion field transfer, US Patent 8,243,805, granted August 14, 2012.

12.  S. Winder, M. Uyttendaele, C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, Compressing and decompressing multiple, layered, video streams employing multi-directional spatial encoding, US Patent 8,098,728, granted January 17, 2012.

13.  S.B. Kang and J. Gai, Matte-based video restoration, US Patent 8,078,002, granted December 13, 2011.

14.  J. Bertolami, R.M. Craig, D. Hawkins, S.B. Kang, J.E. Lange, Three dimensional rendering of display information using viewer eye coordinates, US Patent 7,884,823, granted February 8, 2011.

15.  S.B. Kang, Image sharpening with halo suppression, US Patent 7,809,208, granted October 5, 2010.

16.  J. Sun, J. Sun, S.B. Kang, X. Tang, H.-Y. Shum, Strategies for extracting foreground information using flash and no-flash image pairs, US Patent 7,808,532, granted October 5, 2010.

17.  S.B. Kang, Chromatic aberration correction, US Patent 7,792,357, granted September 7, 2010.

18.  H.Y. Shum, J. Sun, S.B. Kang, and Y. Li, Object matting using flash and no-flash images, US Patent 7,724,952, granted May 25, 2010.

19.  E.P. Bennett, M.T. Uyttendaele, C.L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, and R.S. Szeliski, Bayesian demosaicing using a two-color image, US Patent 7,706,609, granted April 27, 2010.

20.  G.K. Starkweather, M.J. Sinclair, and S.B. Kang, Stereoscopic image display, US Patent 7,705,876, granted April 27, 2010.

21.  S. Winder, M.T. Uyttendaele, C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, System and process for compressing and decompressing multiple, layered, video streams of a scene captured from different viewpoints forming a grid using spatial and temporal encoding, US Patent 7,702,016, granted April 20, 2010.

22.  Y.-Q. Xu, S.B. Kang, H.-Y. Shum, and X. Chen, Sketching reality, US Patent 7,639,250, granted December 29, 2009.

23.  J. Sun, Y. Li, S.B. Kang, and H.-Y. Shum, Symmetric stereo model for handling occlusion, US Patent 7,599,547, granted October 6, 2009.

24.  R.S. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, C. Liu, and C.L. Zitnick, Region-based image denoising, U.S. Patent 7,587,099, granted Sept. 8, 2009.

25.  S.B. Kang, Automatic removal of purple fringing from images, U.S. Patent 7,577,292, granted Aug. 18, 2009.

26.  S. Winder, M. Uyttendaele, C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, System and process for compressing and decompressing multiple, layered, video streams employing spatial and temporal encoding, U.S. Patent 7,561,620, granted July 14, 2009.

27.  S. Lin, B. Guo, S.B. Kang, and Y. Zheng, Single-image vignetting correction, U.S. Patent 7,548,661, granted June 16, 2009.

28.  S.B. Kang, Self-calibration for a catadioptric camera, U.S. Patent 7,548,253, granted June 16, 2009.

29.  C.L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, and N. Jojic, Simultaneous optical flow estimation and image segmentation, U.S. Patent 7,522,749, granted Apr. 21, 2009.

30.  S. Marschner, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Facial image processing methods and systems, U.S. Patent 7,492,927, granted Feb. 17, 2009.

31.  S. Marschner, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Facial image processing, U.S. Patent 7,433,807, granted Oct. 7, 2008.

32.  S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, System and process for generating high dynamic range video, U.S. Patent 7,382,931, granted June 3, 2008.

33.  C.L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, Color segmentation-based stereo 3D reconstruction system and process employing overlapping images of a scene captured from viewpoints forming either a line or a grid, U.S. Patent 7,379,583, granted May 27, 2008.

34.  S. Marschner, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Facial image processing methods and systems, U.S. Patent No. 7,356,447, granted Apr. 8, 2008, also U.S. Patent No. 7,363,201, granted Apr. 22, 2008.

35.  X. Liu, S.B. Kang, H.-Y. Shum, System and process for generating representations of objects using a directional histogram model and matrix descriptor, U.S. Patent 7,343,039, granted Mar. 11, 2008.

36.  C.L. Zitnick, S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, Color segmentation-based stereo 3D reconstruction system and process, U.S. Patent 7,324,687, granted Jan. 29, 2008.

  1. S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, Interactive viewpoint video system and process, U.S. Patent 7,292,257, granted Nov. 6, 2007.
  2. S.B. Kang, C.L. Zitnick, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, Interactive viewpoint video employing viewpoints forming an array, U.S. Patent 7,286,143, granted Oct. 23, 2007.
  3. S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, System and process for generating high dynamic range video, U.S. Patent 7,239,757, granted July 3, 2007.
  4. S.B. Kang, Self-calibration for a catadioptric camera, U.S. Patent 7,224,386, granted May 29, 2007.
  5. M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, Real-time rendering system and process for interactive viewpoint video, U.S. Patent 7,221,366, granted May 22, 2007.
  6. C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, and S. Winder, System and process for generating a two-layer, 3D representation of a scene, U.S. Patent 7,206,000, granted Apr. 17, 2007.
  7. L. Wang,  S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, H.-Y. Shum, and B. Guo, System and process for optimal texture map reconstruction from multiple views, U.S. Patent 7,205,998, granted Apr. 17, 2007.
  8. S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, System and process for generating high dynamic range images from multiple exposures of a moving scene, U.S. Patent 7,142,723, granted Nov. 28, 2006.
  9. M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, and S.B. Kang, Real-time rendering system and process for interactive viewpoint video that was generated using overlapping images of a scene captured from viewpoints forming a grid, U.S. Patent no. 7, 142,209, granted Nov. 28, 2006.
  10. S. Marscher, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Facial image processing methods and systems, U.S. Patent no. 7,124,066, granted Oct. 17, 2006, also U.S. Patent no. 7,152,024, granted Dec. 19, 2006.
  11. S. Marscher, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Methods and systems for animating facial features and methods and systems for expression transformation, U.S. Patent no. 7,098,920, granted Aug. 29, 2006, also U.S. Patent no. 7,129,949, granted Oct. 31, 2006.
  12. F. Dufaux, S.B. Kang, and R.A. Ulichney, Camera-based document scanning system using multiple-pass mosaicking, U.S. Patent no. 7,046,401, granted May 16, 2006.
  13. S.B. Kang and R.S. Weiss, Camera calibration using off-axis illumination and vignetting effects, U.S. Patent no. 7,023,472, granted Apr. 4, 2006.
  14. C.L. Zitnick, R. Szeliski, S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, and S. Winder, System and process for generating a two-layer, 3D representation of a scene, U.S. Patent no. 7,015,926, granted Mar. 21, 2006.
  15. S.B. Kang, M. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, System and process for generating high dynamic range video, U.S. Patent no. 7,010,174, granted Mar. 7, 2006.
  16. S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and M. Uyttendaele, System and method deghosting mosaics using multiperspective plane sweep, U.S. Patent no. 7,006,709, granted Feb. 28, 2006.
  17. M. Uyttendaele, S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, and A. Criminisi, System and process for viewing and navigating through an interactive video tour, U.S. Patent no. 6,968,973, granted Nov. 29, 2005.
  18. S. Marschner, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Methods and systems for animating facial features, and methods and systems for expression transformation, U.S. Patent no. 6,950,104, granted Sept. 27, 2005.
  19. S.B. Kang, M.T. Uyttendaele, S. Winder, and R. Szeliski, System and process for generating high dynamic range video, U.S. Patent no. 6,879,731, granted Apr. 12, 2005.
  20. S.B. Kang, Self-calibration for a catadioptric camera, U.S. Patent no. 6,870,563, granted Mar. 22, 2005.
  21. S. Marschner, B.K. Guenter, S. Raghupathy, K. Olynyk, and S.B. Kang, Facial image processing methods and systems, U.S. Patent no. 6,850,872, granted Feb. 1, 2005.
  22. L. Wang, S.B. Kang, R. Szeliski, H.-Y. Shum, and B. Guo, System and process for optimal texture map reconstruction from multiple views, U.S. Patent no. 6,825,850, granted Nov. 30, 2004, also U.S. Patent no. 6,985,156, granted Jan. 10, 2006, also U.S. Patent no. 6,999,095, granted Feb. 14, 2006.
  23. S.B. Kang, P.-P. J. Sloan, and S.M. Seitz, Method and system for obtaining visual information from an image sequence using visual tunnel analysis, U.S. Patent no. 6,642,924, granted Nov. 4, 2003.
  24. S.B. Kang, Depth painting for 3-D rendering applications, U.S. Patent no. 6,417,850, granted July 9, 2002.
  25. F. Dufaux and S.B. Kang, Combined Spline and Block Based Motion Estimation for Coding a Sequence of Video Images, US patent no. 6,295,377, granted Sept. 25, 2001.
  26. S.B. Kang and J.M. Rehg, Multi-layer Image-based Rendering for Video Synthesis, US patent no. 6,266,068, granted July 24, 2001.
  27. S.B. Kang and R.S. Weiss, Method for Simultaneously Compositing a Panoramic Image and Determining Camera Focal Length, US patent no. 6,256,058, granted July 3, 2001.
  28. K. Waters, M. Loughlin, J.M. Rehg, and S.B. Kang, Method and Apparatus for Visual Sensing of Humans for Active Public Interfaces, US patent no. 6,256,046, granted July 3, 2001.
  29. S.B. Kang, Method for Recovering Radial Distortion Parameters from a Single Camera Image, US patent no. 6,101,288, granted Aug. 8, 2000.
  30. S.B. Kang, Method for Reconstructing a Three-dimensional object from a Closed-loop Sequence of Images Taken by an Uncalibrated Camera, US patent no. 6,061,468, granted May 9, 2000.
  31. S.B. Kang, Method for Extracting a Three-dimensional Model using Appearance-based Constrained Structure from Motion, US patent no. 6,047,078, granted Apr. 4, 2000.
  32. S.B. Kang and K. Waters, Facial Image Method and Apparatus for Semi-automatically Mapping a Face on to a Wireframe Topology, US patent no. 6,031,539, granted Feb. 29, 2000.
  33. S.B. Kang and K. Waters, Automated Mapping of Facial Images to Animation Wireframes Topologies, US patent no. 6,016,148, Jan. 18, 2000.
  34. S.B. Kang, Hands-free Interface to a Virtual Reality Environment using Head Tracking, US patent no. 6,009,210, granted Dec. 28, 1999.