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Yuming FANG(方玉明)  

Associate Professor
School of Information Technology,
Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang, China.

School of Computer Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
Email: leo.fangyuming AT gmail.com

    
 
Education:

2009.8-2013.2
Ph.D. in the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  Supervisor: Weisi Lin

2006.9-2009.7
M.S. in Communication and Information System, Beijing Embedded System Key Lab, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing

2002.9-2006.7
B.E. in Software Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu


Experience:
2014.11-Present, Associate Professor, School of Information Technology, Jiangxi University of Fiance and Economics, Nanchang, China.

2012.9 - 2012.12
Visiting Scholar, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada. Supervisor: Zhou WANG

2011.10 - 2012.1
Visiting Ph.D. Student, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Supervisor: Chia-Wen LIN.


Research Interests:

Visual Attention Modeling, Object Detection/Recognition, Visual Quality Assessment, Image/Video Retargeting, Machine Learning,  Medical Image Processing, etc.


Publication List:

Book Chapter: 

1. Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin and Stefan Winkler, ‘Review of Existing QoE Methodologies’, Invited Chapter in Multimedia Quality of Experience (QoE): Current Status and Future Requirements, (Eds. Tasos Dagiuklas, Chang Wen Chen, Periklis Chatzimisios, and Lugi Atzori), Wiley. To appear in Dec. 2015.

2. Yuming Fang and Weisi Lin, Methods for image quality assessment’, Accepted to Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2015.


Journal Papers:
[1] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Zhijun Fang, Zhenzhong Chen, and Chia-Wen Lin, ‘Visual acuity inspired saliency detection by usingsparse features’, Information Sciences, Vol. 309, 1-10, 2015. 
[2] Yuming Fang, Zhou Wang, Weisi Lin and Zhijun Fang, “Video saliency incorporating spatiotemporal cues and uncertainty weighting,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. Vol. 23, No. 9, 
3910-3921, 2014. (code)
[3] Yuming Fang , Weisi Lin, Zhenzhong Chen, Chia-Ming Tsai, and Chia-Wen Lin, “A video saliency detection model in compressed domain,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. Vol. 24 (1), 27-38, 2014. (Code)
[4] Yuming Fang, Kede Ma, Zhou Wang, Weisi Lin, Zhijun Fang, and Guangtao Zhai, “No-reference quality assessment for contrast-distorted images based on Natural scene statistics”, IEEE Signal Processing Letter. Vol. 22(7): 838-842, 2015. (Code)
[5] Yuming Fang, Kai Zeng, Zhou Wang, Weisi Lin, Zhijun Fang and Chia-Wen Lin, “Objective quality assessment for image retargeting based on structural similarity”, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, 4(1), 95-105, 2014.
[6]  Yuming Fang, Junle Wang, Manish Narwaria, Patrick Le Callet, and Weisi Lin, “Saliency detection for stereoscopic images”, IEEE Transaction on Image Processing,Vol. 23, No. 6, 2625-2636, 2014. (code)
[7] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Bu-sung Lee, Chiew Tong Lau, Zhenzhong Chen and Chia-Wen Lin, "Bottom-up Saliency Detection Model Based on Human Visual Sensitivity and Amplitude Spectrum," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 14(1): 187-198, 2012. (Project Page)
[8] Yuming Fang, Zhenzhong Chen, Weisi Lin, Chia-Wen Lin, 'Saliency Detection in the Compressed Domain for Adaptive Image Retargeting', IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 21(9): 3888-3901, 2012. (Project Page)
[9] Nevrez İmamoğlu, Weisi Lin, Yuming Fang, "A Saliency Detection Model Using Low-Level Features Based on Wavelet Transform", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2013. (code
[10] Jianjun Lei, Cuicui Zhang, Yuming Fang*, Zhouye Gu, Ling Nam, and Chunping Hou, ‘Depth sensation enhancement for multiple virtual view rendering’, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 17(4), 457-469, 2015. 
[11] Huan Yang, Yuming Fang*, Yuan Yuan, and Weisi Lin, “Subjective quality evaluation of compressed digital compound images”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 26: 105-114, 2015. 
[12] Huawei Tian, Yuming Fang, Yao Zhao, Weisi Lin, Rongrong Ni, and Zhenfeng Zhu, “Salient region detection by fusing bottom-up and top-down features extracted from a single image”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 23, No. 10, 4389-4398, 2014. 
[13] Xiaolong Bai, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Lipo Wang, and Xuefeng Ju, ‘Saliency-based defect detection in industrial images using phase spectrum’, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics,Vol. 10, No. 4, 2135-2145, 2014.
[14] Yuan Yuan, Sabu Emmanuel, Yuming Fang, and Weisi Lin, “Visual object tracking based on backward model validation”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 24, No. 11, 1898-1910, 2014. 
[15] Chih-Chung Hsu, Chia-Wen Lin, Yuming Fang and Weisi Lin, “Objective quality assessment for image retargeting based on perceptual geometric distortion and information loss”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 8(3), 377-389, 2014. 
[16] Lu Dong, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Chenwei Deng, Ce Zhu, and Hock Soon Seah,Exploiting entropy masking in perceptual graphic rendering”, Signal Processing: Image Communications, Vol.33, 1-13, 2015.
[17] Lu Dong, Weisi Lin, Yuming Fang, Shiqian Wu, and Hock Soon Seah, “Saliency detection in computer rendered images based on object-level contrast”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 25(3), pp. 525-533, 2014.
[18] Yuen Kei Adarina Low, Xi Zou, Yuming Fang , Junling Wang, Weisi Lin, Freddy Boey, and Kee Woei Ng, “Beta-Phase Poly (vinylidene fluoride) filmsencouragedmorehomogeneouscell distribution and more significant deposition of fibronectin towards the cell-material interface compared to alpha-phase poly (vinylidene fluoride) films”, Materials Science and Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications, Vol. 34 (1), pp. 345-353, 2014.
[19] Feiniu Yuan, Zhijun Fang, Shiqian Wu, Yong Yang, and Yuming Fang, A real-time image smoke detection using staircase searching based dual threshold AdaBoost and dynamic analysis, IET Image Processing, 2015.
[20] Lu Dong, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, and Hock Soon Seah, ‘Perceptual Quality Assessment for 3D Triangular Mesh based on Curvature’, Accepted to IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.

Conference Papers:
[1] Qiaohong Li, Weisi Lin, Yuming Fang, and Daniel Thalmann, ‘Bag-of-words representation for non-intrusive speech quality assessment’, IEEE China Summit & International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), July 2015, Chengdu, China.
[2] Yuan Yuan, Weisi Lin, and Yuming Fang, ‘Is pedestrian detection robust for surveillance?’, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Sept. 2015, Quebec City, Canada.
[3] Qiaohong Li, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, and Daniel Thalmann, Gradient-weighted structural similarity for image quality assessment, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1-4, 24-27 May, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.
[4] Yuan Yuan, Yuming Fang, and Weisi Lin,‘Moving objective tracking with structure complexity coefficients’, International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM), pp.1-10,5-7 Jan., 2015, Sydney, Austrilia.
[5]  Yuming Fang, Junle Wang, Jing Li, Romuald Pepion, and Patrick Le Callet, ‘An Eye Tracking Database for Stereoscopic Video’,6th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), pp.51-52, 18-20 Setp. 2014, Singapore
[6] Huan Yang, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, and Zhou Wang, ‘Subjective Quality Assessment of Screen Content Images’, 6th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), pp. 257-262, 18-20 Setp. 2014, Singapore.
[7] Lu Dong, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, and Seah Hock Soon, ‘Objective Visual Quality Assessment for 3D Meshes’, 6th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), pp. 1-6, 18-20 Setp. 2014, Singapore
[8] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Zhou Wang, Zhijun Fang, Long Xu, and Yong Yang, ‘Multi-operator Retargeting Based on Perceptual Structural Similarity’, IEEE China Summit & International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), pp. 416-420, 9-13 July, 2014, Xi’an, China.
[9] Long XuWeisi LinJia LiXu WangYihua YanYuming Fang, ‘Rank learning on training set selection and image quality assessment’, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Expo,pp. 1-6, 18-22 July, 2014, Chengdu, China.
[10] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Zhijun Fang, Jianjun Lei, Patrick Le Callet, and Feiniu Yuan, ‘Learning Visual Saliency for Stereoscopic Images’, Workshop in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Expo,pp. 1-6, 18-22 July, 2014, Chengdu, China.
[11] Qiaohong Li, Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, and Daniel Thalmann, ‘Non-intrusive Quality Assessment for Enhanced Speech Signals Based on Spectro-Temporal Features’, Workshop in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Expo,pp. 1-6, 18-22 July, 2014, Chengdu, China.
[12] Junele Wang, Yuming Fang, Manish Narwaria, Weisi Lin, and Patrick Le Callet, “Stereoscopic Image Retargeting Based on 3D Saliency Detection”, Accepted to IEEE ICASSP 2014.
[13] Yuming Fang, Junle Wang, Manish Narwaria, Patrick Le Callet, and Weisi Lin, ‘Saliency detection for stereoscopic images’, IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), 2013.
[14] Chih-Chung Hsu, Chia-Wen Lin, Yuming Fang and Weisi Lin, “Quality assessment for image retargeting based on geometric distortion and information loss”, IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), 2013.
[15] Lu Dong, Weisi Lin, Yuming Fang, Shiqian Wu, and Hock Soon Seah, ‘Detection of salient objects computer synthesized images based on object-level contrast’, IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP)2013.
[16] Yuan Yuan, Sabu Emmanuel, Weisi Lin, and Yuming Fang, ‘Visual object tracking based on appearance model selection’, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2013.
[17] Nevrez Imamoğlu, Yuming Fang, Wenwei Yu, and Weisi Lin, "2D Mel-Cepstrum Based Saliency Detection", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2013.
[18] Y. K. A. Low, X. Zou, Yuming Fang, J. Wang, W. Lin, F. Y. C. Boey, K. W. Ng“Polymorphs of Poly (vinylidene Fluoride) Result in Differing Cellular Attachment and Proliferation”, 9th World Biomaterials Congress, 2012.
[19] Yuming Fang, Zhou Wang, and Weisi Lin, “Video Saliency Incorporating Spatiotemporal Cues and Uncertainty Weighting,” IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2013.
[20] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Zhenzhong Chen, Chia-Wen Lin, and Zhijun Fang, ‘A Saliency Detection Model Based on Sparse Features and Visual Acuity’, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2013.
[21] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Zhenzhong Chen, Chia-Ming Tsai, Chia-Wen Lin, 'Video Saliency Detection in the Compressed Domain', ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2012 (ACM MM12), short paper.
[22] Yuming Fang, Zhenzhong Chen, Weisi Lin, Chia-Wen Lin, 'Saliency-based Image Retargeting in the Compressed Domain', ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2011 (ACM MM11), short paper. (Project Page)
[23] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Chiew Tong Lau, and Bu-sung Lee, 'A Visual Attention Model Combining Top-down and Bottom-up Mechanisms for Salient Object Detection', IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011.
[24] Yuming Fang, Weisi Lin, Bu-sung Lee, and Chiew Tong Lau, 'Bottom-up Saliency Detection Model Based on Amplitude Spectrum,' International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM), 2011.
[25] Yuming Fang, Wei Xiong, Weisi Lin and Zhenzhong Chen, “Unsupervised Malaria Parasite Detection Based on Phase Spectrum,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Bilolgy Society (EMBC), 2011.
[26] Yuming Fang, Zhenzhong Chen, Weisi Lin, Chia-Wen Lin and Chia-Ming Tsai, "Image Retargeting Based on the Sensitivity-Tuned Visual Significance Map," Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), 2011


Professional Activities

Secretary

The 9th Joint Conference on Hormonious Human Machine Environment (HHME 2013), Nanchang, China.

Special Session Organizer

Special Session on ‘Perception-driven image and video processing for visual communication systems’, IEEE Conference on Visual Communication and Image Processing (VCIP), 2013.

Workshop General Chair

The Third International Workshop on Emerging Multimedia Systems and Applications, in conjunction to IEEE ICME 2014.

TPC (Technical Program Committee)/Reviewer for International Conferences:

IEEE ICME, IEEE ICIP, IEEE ISCAS, IEEE ICASSP, ACM MM, IEEE VCIP, PCM, APSIPA ASC, etc.

 

Reviewer for International Journals:

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - Part C, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Signal Processing Letter, Journal of Electric Imaging, IEEE Multimedia, IET Transactions on Image Processing, etc.



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