Selected Publications

Below, I use “^” to indicate the student collaborator that I mentored during whose internship or during an university collaboration.
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1. Hand, Gesture, and Human Pose

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Temporal Keypoint Matching and Refinement Network for Pose Estimation and Tracking
Chunluan Zhou, Zhou Ren, and Gang Hua
In IEEE European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2020.
[PDF]

3D Hand Shape and Pose Estimation from a Single RGB Image
Liuhao Ge^, Zhou Ren, Yuncheng Li, Zehao Xue, Yingying Wang, Jianfei Cai, Junsong Yuan
In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019 (Oral).
[PDF][supplementary][video][code]

End-to-End 3D Hand Pose Estimation from Stereo Cameras
Yuncheng Li, Zehao Xue, Yingying Wang, Liuhao Ge, Zhou Ren, Jonathan Rodriguez
In British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2019 (Oral).
[PDF]

Point-to-Point Regression PointNet for 3D Hand Pose Estimation
Liuhao Ge^, Zhou Ren, and Junsong Yuan
In European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2018.
[PDF]

Robust Part-based Hand Gesture Recognition Using Kinect Sensor
Zhou Ren, Junsong Yuan, Jingjing Meng, and Zhengyou Zhang
In IEEE Trans. on Multimedia (TMM), 15(5), 1110-1120, 2013.
* Winner of 2016 IEEE Trans. on Multimedia Prize Paper Award (Best Paper Award)*
[PDF][Bibtex][NTU-Microsoft-Kinect HandGesture Dataset]

Robust Hand Gesture Recognition based on Finger-Earth Mover’s Distance with a Commodity Depth Camera
Zhou Ren, Junsong Yuan, and Zhengyou Zhang
In ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2011.
*The most cited paper in ACM MM 2011*
[PDF][Bibtex][NTU-Microsoft-Kinect HandGesture Dataset][Demo]

Robust Hand Gesture Recognition with Kinect Sensor
Zhou Ren, Jingjing Meng, Junsong Yuan, and Zhengyou Zhang
In ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2011.
*The 2nd most cited paper in ACM MM 2011*
[PDF][Bibtex][Demo]

Depth Camera based Hand Gesture Recognition and its Applications in Human-Computer-Interaction
Zhou Ren, Jingjing Meng, and Junsong Yuan
In IEEE International Conference on Information, Communication, and Signal Processing (ICICS), Singapore, Dec. 2011 (Oral).
[PDF][Bibtex] [Demo1] [Demo2]

2. Multi-Modal Joint Understanding, Vision and Language

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SibNet: Sibling Convolutional Encoder for Video Captioning
Sheng Liu^, Zhou Ren, and Junsong Yuan; In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2019.
[PDF]

Streamlined Dense Video Captioning
Jonghwan Mun^, Linjie Yang, Zhou Ren, Ning Xu, and Bohyung Han
In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019 (Oral).
[PDF][supplementary]

SibNet: Sibling Convolutional Encoder for Video Captioning
Sheng Liu^, Zhou Ren, and Junsong Yuan
In ACM Multimedia, 2018 (Oral)
[PDF]

Multiple Instance Visual-Semantic Embedding
Zhou Ren, Hailin Jin, Zhe Lin, Chen Fang, and Alan Yuille
In British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2017 (Oral)
[PDF][Supplementary][Bibtex][Video]

Deep Reinforcement Learning-based Image Captioning with Embedding Reward
Zhou Ren, Xiaoyu Wang, Ning Zhang, Xutao Lv, and Li-Jia Li
In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2017 (Oral)
*Best Student Paper Award Nomination*
[PDF][Bibtex][Talk slides][Poster][Video]

Joint Image-Text Representation by Gaussian Visual Semantic Embedding
Zhou Ren, Hailin Jin, Zhe Lin, Chen Fang, and Alan Yuille
In ACM Multimedia Conference, 2016
[PDF][Bibtex]

3. Object Detection, Action Detection, and Person ReID

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SaccadeNet: a Fast and Accurate Object Detector
Shiyi Lan^, Zhou Ren, Yi Wu, Larry Davis, and Gang Hua
In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2020.
[PDF][code]

Deep Regionlets: Blended Representation and Deep Learning for Generic Object Detection
Hongyu Xu^, Xutao Lv, Xiaoyu Wang, Zhou Ren, and Rama Chellappa
In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2019.
[PDF]

Temporal Structure Mining for Weakly Supervised Action Detection
Tan Yu^, Zhou Ren, Yuncheng Li, Enxu Yan, Ning Xu, and Junsong Yuan
In International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2019.
[PDF]

ABD-Net: Attentive but Diverse Person Re-Identification
Tianlong Chen^, Shaojin Ding, Jingyi Xie, Ye Yuan^, Wuyang Chen^, Yang Yang, Zhou Ren, and Zhangyang Wang
In International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2019.
[PDF][code]

Calibrated domain-invariant learning for highly generalizable large scale re-identification
Ye Yuan^, Wuyang Chen^, Tianlong Chen^, Yang Yang, Zhou Ren, Zhangyang Wang, Gang Hua
In IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2019.
[PDF][code]

Deep Regionlets for Object Detection
Hongyu Xu^, Xutao Lv, Xiaoyu Wang, Zhou Ren, and Rama Chellappa
In European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2018.
[PDF]

Scene-Domain Active Part Models for Object Representation
Zhou Ren, Chaohui Wang, and Alan Yuille
In International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015.
[PDF][Bibtex]

4. Adversarial Machine Learning

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Improving Transferability of Adversarial Examples with Input Diversity
Cihang Xie^, Yuyin Zhou, Song Bai, Zhishuai Zhang, Jianyu Wang, Zhou Ren, and Alan Yuille
In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019.
[PDF][code]

Mitigating Adversarial Effects Through Randomization
Cihang Xie^, Jianyu Wang, Zhishuai Zhang, Zhou Ren, and Alan Yuille
In International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2018
* Runner-up Winner in NIPS 2017 Adversarial Attack and Defense Competition (among 107 teams)*
[PDF][code]

Adversarial Attacks and Defences Competition
Alexey Kurakin, et. al.
In a book chapter from the NIPS 2017 Competition Book, Springer 2018
[PDF]

5. Shape Representation, and Shape Coding

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Minimum Near-Convex Shape Decomposition
Zhou Ren, Junsong Yuan, Wenyu Liu
In IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 35(10), 2546-2552, 2013.
[PDF][Bibtex]

Minimum Near-Convex Decomposition for Robust Shape Representation
Zhou Ren, Junsong Yuan, Chunyuan Li and Wenyu Liu
In International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp.303-310, Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 2011.
[PDF][Bibtex]

Arbitrary Directional Edge Encoding Schemes for the Operational Rate Distortion Optimal Shape Coding Framework
Zhongyuan Lai, Junhuan Zhu, Zhou Ren, Wenyu Liu, and Baolan yan
In IEEE Data Compression Conference (DCC), pp.20-29, Salt Lake City, USA, Nov. 2010 (Oral).
[PDF][Bibtex]

6. Medical Image Processing

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Automated Pericardial Fat Quantification from Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography: A Feasibility Study
Xiaowei Ding, Jianing Pang, Zhou Ren, Mariana Diaz-Zamudio, Chenfangfu Jiang, Zhaoyang Fan, Daniel Berman, Debiao Li, Demetri Terzopoulos, Piotr Slomka, and Damini Dey
In Journal of Medical Imaging, 2016.
[PDF][Bibtex]

Automated Pericardial Fat Quantification from Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Xiaowei Ding, Jianing Pang, Zhou Ren, Mariana Diaz-Zamudio, Daniel Berman, Debiao Li, Demetri Terzopoulos, Piotr Slomka, and Damini Dey
In Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), 2015 (Oral).
[PDF][Bibtex]