Lin Chen (陈林)


Research Scientist


207 Boren Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

Email:  linche AT amazon DOT com (work) OR
gggchenlin AT gmail DOT com (personal)

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Biography

Lin Chen is currently a Research Scientist at Amazon. Prior to that, he was a Research Scientist at the Ocular Imaging Programme, directed by Jimmy Jiang Liu, at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R).  He obtained the PhD degree in School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University in 2014, advised by Professor Dong Xu and co-advised by Associate Processor Ivor Wai-Hung TsangHe obtained the B.Eng. from Electronic Engineering and Information Science (EEIS) in University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2009.


Research Interests
  • Computer Vision: Object Recognition, Image Annotation/Retrieval/Classification, Event Recognition, Gender Recognition.

  • Machine Learning: Deep Learning, Support Vector Machine, Manifold Regularization, Semi-Supervised Learning, Large-Scale Learning, Domain Adaptation & Transfer Learning, Multiple Kernel Learning.

Selected Publications
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  • Li Niu, Xinxing Xu, Lin Chen, Lixin Duan, and Dong Xu, "Action and Event Recognition in Videos by Learning From Heterogenous Web Sources," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (T-NNLS), March 2016

  • Lin Chen, Wen Li, and Dong Xu, "Recognizing RGB Images by Learning from RGB-D Data," in IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014, pp. 1418-1425. [PDF]

  • Lin ChenDong Xu, Ivor W. Tsang, and Xuelong Li, "Spectral Embedded Hashing for Scalable Image Retrieval," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B (T-SMCB), November 2013 [PDF].

  • Lin Chen, Dong Xu, Ivor W. Tsang, and Jiebo Luo, "Tag-based Image Retrieval Improved by Augmented Features and Group-based Refinement," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (T-MM), 14(4):1057-1067, August 2012 [PDF] [BibTex] [Best Paper Award]

  • Lin Chen, Lixin Duan, and Dong Xu, "Event Recognition in Videos by Learning From Heterogeneous Web Sources," in IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013, pp. 2666-2673. [PDF] [Project page] 
  • Lin Chen, Ivor W. Tsang, Dong Xu, "Laplacian Embedded Regression for Scalable Manifold Regularization," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (T-NNLS) 23(6): 902-915, June 2012. [PDF][Code] [BibTex

  • Lin Chen, Dong Xu, Ivor W. Tsang and Jiebo Juo, "Tag-based Web Photo Retrieval Improved by Batch Mode Re-Tagging," in IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010, pp. 3440-3446. [PDF] [BibTex]

Professional Services
  • Reviewer for Journals:
    • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (T-PAMI)
    • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (T-IP)
    • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (T-NNLS)
    • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (T-MM)
    • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part B (T-SMCB)
    • International Journal on Computer Vision (IJCV)
    • Neurocomputing (Elesvier)
    • Machine Vision and Applications (MVAP)
    • The Visual Computer
    • IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications (CVA)
  • Program Committee Member (Reviewer) for Conferences: CVPR 2011 - 2016; ICCV 2013 - 2015; ECCV 2012, 2016; NIPS 2015; IJCAI 2013; ACCV 2016, AAAI 2017

  • External Reviewer for Conferences: ICME 2013 - 2014

  • Organizer/co-organizer 

Teaching
  • Spring 2012: CE1007/CZ1007, Data Structures, School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Instructor

  • Fall 2013: CE1003/CZ1003, Introduction to Computational Thinking, Nanyang Technological University, Teaching Assistant