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BO LI   


Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
University of Southern Mississippi, School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering
Address:  730 E Beach Blvd, Long Beach, MS 39560    
Office:  Science Bldg. Room 105 DPhone:  228-214-3306
Office hours  Mondays: 9:00-12:00 AM, 2:30-4:30 PM, Tuesdays: 9:00-12:00 AM, 2:30-4:30 PM,  or by appointment
Email: BO DOT LI AT usm.edu, LI DOT BO DOT NTU0  AT  gmail.com

      News!
      Feb. 1, 2019, We are organizing two SHREC'19 tracks on Extended 3D Scene Retrieval. Track websites: SceneSBR2019SceneIBR2019!
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      Jan. 18, 2018, We are organizing two SHREC'18 tracks on 3D Scene Retrieval. Track websites: SceneSBR2018SceneIBR2018!
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      I am always looking for PhD/Master/Undergraduate students who have motivation in doing research in 3D Object Retrieval, 2D/3D Shape Analysis, Deep Learning, and 2D Scene Sketch Understanding. If you are interested, please contact me via my email


      Research Topics
    • Research Fields: Visual Computing, Computer Graphics, Multimedia, Computer Vision, Machine Learning

    • Research Interests: 3D Object Retrieval, 3D Modeling,  3D Scene Understanding, Deep Learning, 3D Computer Vision

    • My main research interests are within the broad area of visual computing, which involves computer graphics, machine learning and computer vision. Recently, I mainly have concentrated on deep learning-based sketch-based 3D object retrieval techniques. 

    • I have great interest in diverse topics of 3D model retrieval, such as: Query-by-model, Query-by-sketch, Partial similarity retrieval as well as 3D model alignment.
      My PhD supervisor is Asst. Prof. 
      Henry Johan. My NIST supervisor is Computer Specialist Afzal Godil. My Texas State University Postdoc supervisor is Assoc. Prof. Yijuan Lu

    • During my PhD period, I mainly targeted visual similarity and hybrid approaches to solve different retrieval issues. I also conducted a novel research on 3D normalization and developed a simple but effective algorithm based on the idea of minimization of views’ projection area. In NIST, as a guest researcher, I concentrated on local features and Bag-of-Words framework for non-rigid object retrieval. 


      Short Bio
      Dr. Bo Li is a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at the University of Southern Mississippi. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) in 2012. He was a teacher in the School of Science at Xi’an Polytechnic University (China) from 2002 to 2007. From 2005 to 2007, he was a senior software testing engineer in ZTE Corporation in Xi'an, China. He was a Guest Researcher in National Institute of Standards and Technology (Gaithersburg, Maryland) from 2011 to 2012. From 2012 to 2014, he was a Postdoc in Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas). He was a Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Central Missouri (Lee's Summit, Missouri) from 2015 to 2016. His current research interests in computer graphics focus on 3D object retrieval and 3D modeling and reconstruction. He is the recipient of the top first winners of 2013 and 2016 Eurographics SHREC competitions in large-scale sketch-based 3D retrieval track, range scan track, and low-cost depth-sensing camera track. He has published more than 30 journal and conference papers, including prestigious ones like CVIU, IJCV, and ICMR.

      Work Experience                                                                                                                                                  
    • August 2016-Present
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: University of Southern Mississippi
       Research fieldsSketch-based 3D model retrieval; 3D sketch-based object retrieval/recognition                                                   People:
         -PhD Students:

               Juefei Yuan (Semantics-Driven 3D Search, Aug. 2017~present)

      -Master Students:

               Sriramireddy Kalvapalli (MPA-Based 3D Shape Alignment, Aug. 2017~Jul. 2018)

               Srikanth Reddy Medapati (MPA-Based 3D Shape Alignment, Aug. 2017~Jul. 2018)

               Venkatesh Reddy Bodapatla (Semantic Tree-Based 3D Object Retrieval, Jun 2017~Aug. 2017)          

               Vihitha Daram, Surya Tej Rudra (Semantic Sketch Segmentation, Jan. 2017~May 2017; Big Data Scala Programming, Aug. 2017~Dec. 2017)

               Rajidi Shashikanth Reddy (Sketch Segmentation and Labeling, Aug. 2016~Dec. 2016)        

       -Undergraduate Students:

                Hameed Abdul Rashid (2D Scene Image-Based 3D Scene Retrieval, May 2017~present, CMU RISS (Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholarsin Summer 2018)

                Kai He (Scene Sketch Understanding, August 2018~October 2018, Research Visiting Student, Wuhan University)

                Justin Bennet (CNN-based hand gesture recognition, Jan. 2017~Dec. 2017)             

                            Teneala Spencer (2D Scene Sketch-Based 3D Scene Retrieval, Aug. 2017~Dec. 2017)    

              Courses: 
           CSC 412 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Fall 2019
                 CSC 425 Computer Graphics Design   (Fall 2018
    • August 2015-August 2016
      Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor: University of Central Missouri
      Courses: CS 5500 Advanced Operating System, CS 5300 Advanced Algorithms and Data StructuresCS 5620 Big Data Storage, Analytics and Visualization 
      Research fieldsSketch-based 3D model retrieval; 3D sketch-based object retrieval/recognition                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    • January 2015-July 2015
    • Graduate Research AssociateTexas State University
      Research fieldsSketch-based 3D model retrieval; Non-rigid 3D model retrieval; 2D sketch image retrieval/recognition
    • August 2012-December 2014
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate: Texas State University
      Research fields: Sketch-based 3D model retrieval; Non-rigid 3D model retrieval; 2D sketch image retrieval/recognition                                                                                                                                                                                              
    • September 2011-August 2012
      Guest Researcher: National Institute of Standards and Technology
      Projects: 3D object retrieval based on local features and Bag-of-Words framework, Bioimage processing                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    • July 2002-July 2007
      Teacher: Xi’an Polytechnic University
      Teaching courses: Operating System, Matlab language, C programming language, Numerical Computation                                                                                                                                                                                                       
    • May 2005-July 2007
      Senior Software Testing Engineer: Zhongxing Telecom Equipment (ZTE) Co., Ltd (One of the top two companies (the other is Huawei Technology) in the field of communication equipment industry)
      Responsible for developing the strategies and testing cases for the integrated testing of handset software based on the Qualcomm BREW platform

      Code                                                                                                                                                                                                         

      • Journals: 10 (including 2 CVIU, 1 IJCV)

      • Conferences: 36 (including top ones, i.e., 1 CGI, 1 SIGGRAPH Asia Workshop2 ICMR, 1 WACV)

      • List of Publications  (*: my students, +: corresponding author)


      • [46] Juefei Yuan*, Hameed Abdul-Rashid*Bo Li+,Yijuan Lu, Tobias Schreck, Ngoc-Minh Bui, Trong-Le Do,Khac-Tuan Nguyen, Thanh-An Nguyen, Vinh-Tiep Nguyen, Minh-Triet Tran, Tianyang Wang. In: S. Biasotti, G. Lavoue, B. Falcidieno, and I. Pratikakis and R.C. Veltkamp (eds.), SHREC'19 Track: Extended 2D Scene Sketch-Based 3D Scene Retrieval, Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2019 (3DOR 2019), Genova, Italy, May 5-6, 2019 (PDFSlidesWebsite)


      • [45] Hameed Abdul-Rashid*, Juefei Yuan*, Bo Li+, Yijuan Lu, Tobias Schreck, Ngoc-Minh Bui, Trong-Le Do, Mike Holenderski, Dmitri Jarnikov, Khiem T. Le, Vlado Menkovski, Khac-Tuan Nguyen, Thanh-An Nguyen, Vinh-Tiep Nguyen, Tu V. Ninh, Perez Rey, Minh-Triet Tran, Tianyang Wang. In: S. Biasotti, G. Lavoue, B. Falcidieno, and I. Pratikakis and R.C. Veltkamp (eds.), SHREC'19 Track: Extended 2D Scene Image-Based 3D Scene Retrieval, Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2019 (3DOR 2019), Genova, Italy, May 5-6, 2019 (PDFSlidesWebsite)




      • [42] Juefei Yuan*, Bo Li, Yijuan Lu, Song Bai, Xiang Bai, Ngoc-Minh Bui, Minh N. Do, Trong-Le Do, Anh-Duc Duong, Xinwei He, Tu-Khiem Le, Wenhui Li, Anan Liu, Xiaolong Liu, Khac-Tuan Nguyen, Vinh-Tiep Nguyen, Weizhi Nie, Van-Tu Ninh, Yuting Su, Vinh Ton-That, Minh-Triet Tran, Shu Xiang, Heyu Zhou, Yang Zhou, Zhichao Zhou, In: Alex Telea, Theoharis Theoharis and Remco Veltkamp (eds.), SHREC'18 Track: 2D Scene Sketch-Based 3D Scene Retrieval, Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2018 (3DOR 2018), Delft, The Netherlands, April 16, 2018 (PDFSlidesWebsite)


      • [41] Hameed Abdul-Rashid*, Juefei Yuan*, Bo Li, Yijuan Lu, Song Bai, Xiang Bai, Ngoc-Minh Bui, Minh N. Do, Trong-Le Do, Anh-Duc Duong, Xinwei He, Tu-Khiem Le, Wenhui Li, Anan Liu, Xiaolong Liu, Khac-Tuan Nguyen, Vinh-Tiep Nguyen, Weizhi Nie, Van-Tu Ninh, Yuting Su, Vinh Ton-That, Minh-Triet Tran, Shu Xiang, Heyu Zhou, Yang Zhou, Zhichao Zhou, In: Alex Telea, Theoharis Theoharis and Remco Veltkamp (eds.), SHREC'18 Track: 2D Scene Image-Based 3D Scene Retrieval, Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2018 (3DOR 2018), Delft, The Netherlands, April 16, 2018  (PDF, Slides, Website)



        [39] Binh-Son Hua, Quang-Trung Truong,  Minh-Khoi Tran, Quang-Hieu Pham, Asako Kanezaki,Tang Lee, HungYueh Chiang, Winston Hsu, Bo Li, Yijuan Lu, Henry Johan, Shoki Tashiro, Masaki Aono, Minh-Triet Tran, Viet-Khoi Pham, Hai-Dang Nguyen, Vinh-Tiep Nguyen, Quang-Thang Tran, Thuyen V. Phan, Bao Truong, Minh N. Do, Anh-Duc Duong, Lap-Fai Yu, Duc Thanh Nguyen, Sai-Kit Yeung.  SHREC'17 Track:  RGB-D to CAD Retrieval with ObjectNN DatasetEurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2017 (3DOR 2017), Lyon, France, April, 2017.


        [38] Manolis Savva, Fisher Yu, Hao Su, Asako Kanezaki, Takahiko Furuya, Ryutarou Ohbuchi, Zhichao Zhou, Rui Yu, Song Bai, Xiang Bai, Masaki Aono, Atsushi Tatsuma, S. Thermos, A. Axenopoulos, G. Th. Papadopoulos, P. Daras, Xiao Deng, Zhouhui Lian, Bo Li, Henry Johan, Yijuan Lu, and Sanjeev Mk.  SHREC'17 Track:  Large-Scale 3D Shape Retrieval from ShapeNet Core55. Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2017 (3DOR 2017), Lyon, France, April, 2017.


        [37] F. A. Limberger, R. C. Wilson, M. Aono, N. Audebert, A. Boulch, B. Bustos, A. Giachetti, A. Godil, B. Le Saux, B. Li, Y. Lu, H.-D. Nguyen, V.-T. Nguyen, V.-K. Pham, I. Sipiran, A. Tatsuma, M.-T. Tran, and S. Velasco-Forero.  SHREC'17 Track: Point-Cloud Shape Retrieval of Non-Rigid Toys. Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2017 (3DOR 2017), Lyon, France, April, 2017. 


        [36] Bo Li, Yijuan Lu, Henry Johan, Ribel Fares. Sketch-Based 3D Model Retrieval Utilizing Semantic Information and Adaptive View Clustering. Multimeida Tools and Applications,  First Online, 16 December 2016, 2016  (PDF). 


        [35] Bo Li, Yijuan Lu, Jian ShenA Semantic Tree-Based Approach for Sketch-Based 3D Model Retrieval2016 International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2016), 3880-3885, 2016  (PDF, Poster). 

        [34] Yuxiang Ye, Bo Li, Yijuan Lu. 3D Sketch-based 3D Model Retrieval with Convolutional Neural Network2016 International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2016)2936-2941, 2016 (PDF, Poster).


        [33] Bo Li, Yijuan Lu, Fuqing Duan, Shuilong Dong, Yachun Fan, Lu Qian, Hamid Laga, Haisheng Li, Yuxiang Li, Peng Liu, Maks Ovsjanikov, Hedi Tabia, Yuxiang Ye, Huanpu Yin, Ziyu Xue. SHREC’16 Track: 3D Sketch-Based 3D Shape Retrieval. Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2016 (3DOR 2016), Lisbon, Portugal,  May, 2016  (PDF, SlidesWebsite)


        [32] Pedro B. Pascoal, Pedro Proen, Filipe Gaspar, Miguel Sales Dias, Alfredo Ferreira, Atsushi Tatsuma, Masaki Aono, K. Berker Logoglu, Sinan Kalkan, Alptekin Temizel,  Bo Li, Henry Johan, Yijuan Lu, Viktor Seib, Norman Link and Dietrich Paul. SHREC'16 Track: Shape Retrieval of Low-Cost RGB-D Captures. Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2016 (3DOR 2016), Lisbon, Portugal, May, 2016  


        [31] D. Pickup, X. Sun, P. L. Rosin, R. R. Martin, Z. Cheng, Z. Lian, M. Aono, A. Ben Hamza, A. Bronstein, M. Bronstein, S. Bu, U. Castellani, S. Cheng, V. Garro, A.  Giachetti, A. Godil, L.  Isaia, J. Han, H. Johan, L. Lai, B. Li, C. Li, H. Li, R. Litman, X. Liu, Z. Liu, Y. Lu, L. Sun, G. Tam, A. Tatsuma, J. Ye. Shape Retrieval of Non-rigid 3D Human ModelsInternational Journal of Computer Vision, pp 1-25, Online First, 2016

      [30] Bo Li, Yijuan Lu and et al. 3D Sketch-Based 3D Model Retrieval. Short Paper, Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval  (ICMR), 555-558, 2015  (PDF, Poster)

      [29] Bo Li, Yijuan Lu and et al. KinectSBR: A Kinect-Assisted 3D Sketch-Based 3D Model Retrieval System. Demo Paper, Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), 655-656, 2015 (PDF, Poster)

    [28] Bo Li, Henry Johan, Yuxiang Ye, Yijuan Lu. Efficient 3D Reflection Symmetry Detection: a View-Based Approach. Graphical Models 832-14, 2016 (PDF)


      Patent
               [1] Bo Li, Junmin Peng: An Integration Testing Method for Handset Software. Patent No.:200610169656.1, 2006.
       
       
      Professional Activities
    • Reviewer: SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH ASIA; regularly invited for reviews for following journals: Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology,  Pattern Recognition Letters, The Visual Computer, Computers & Graphics, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Multimedia System, WSCG International Conferences in Central Europe on Computer Graphics.
    • Conferences Presentations and Attendances (partial list): AAAI'18, CVPR'16, ICME'13, WACV'11, MMM'10
            University of Southern Mississippi-Gulf Park Campus
            Address:  730 E Beach Blvd, Long Beach, MS 39560    
     


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