My name is Xin Yu, I am a research fellow at Australian National University (ANU). Previously, I received my Ph.D degree from Australian National Unversity under the supervision of Prof. Richard Hartley, Fatih Porikli and Basura Fernando. I also received Ph.D from Tsinghua University. My research interest is Deep Learning, Computer Vision, and Image Processing.

Address: Room B358, Brian Anderson Building, Australian National University, Acton. Canberra, 2601.
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·       Ph.D.  Oct.  2015 ~ Dec 2018, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

·        Ph.D.  Sep. 2009 ~ Dec 2014, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

·        B.S.  Sep. 2005 ~ July 2009, Electronic Information Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China.

Research Interests

·        Image Deblurring 

·        Depth Estimation

·        Visual Tracking

·        Face hallucination

·        Style Transfer

Academic Activities

·        Peer Reviewer: IJCV, IEEE TIP, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TMM, MVAP, Signal Processing Letter, JEI, WACV


Xin Yu, Basura Fernando, Bernard Ghanem, Fatih Porikli, Richard Hartley: Face Super-resolution Guided by Facial Component Heatmaps. ECCV, 2018. (Accepted)

Xin Yu, Basura Fernando, Richard Hartley: Super-Resolving Very Low-Resolution Face Images with Supplementary Attributes. CVPR, 2018. 

Xin Yu, Fatih Porikli: Imagining the Unimaginable Faces by Deconvolutional Networks. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2018. 

Fatima Shiri, Xin Yu, Fatih Porikli, Richard Hartley, Piotr Koniusz: Identity-preserving Face Recovery from Portraits. WACV, 2018.

Xin Yu, Fatih Porikli: Hallucinating Very Low-Resolution Unaligned and Noisy Face Images by Transformative Discriminative Autoencoders. CVPR, 2017. (spotlight)

Xin Yu, Fatih Porikli: Face Hallucination with Tiny Unaligned Images by Transformative Discriminative Neural Networks.AAAI, 2017. (oral)

Han Yan, Xin Yu, Yu Zhang, Shunli Zhang, Xiaolin Zhao, and Li Zhang: Single Image Depth Estimation with Normal Guided Scale Invariant Deep Convolutional Fields. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 2017 

Fatima Shiri, Xin Yu, Piotr Koniusz, Fatih Porikli: Face Destylization. DICTA 2017.

Lincheng Li, Xin Yu, Shunli Zhang, Xiaolin Zhao, Li Zhang: 3D Cost Aggregation with Multiple Minimum Spanning Trees for Stereo Matching. Applied Optics, 2017.

Xin Yu, Fatih Porikli: Ultra-Resolving Face Images by Discriminative Generative Networks.ECCV 2016.

Lincheng Li, Shunli Zhang, Xin Yu, Li Zhang: PMSC: PatchMatch-Based Superpixel Cut for Accurate Stereo Matching.IEEE Transactions on Circuit and System for Video Technolgy, 2016.

Xin Yu, Shunli Zhang, Xiaolin Zhao, and Li Zhang: Removing Blur Kernel Noise via Hybridp Norm Regularization. Journal of Electronic Imaging. 24(1), 013011, 2015.

Shunli Zhang, Xin Yu, Yao Sui, and Li Zhang: Object Tracking with Multi-View Support Vector Machines.IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 17(3):265-278, 2015.

Shunli Zhang, Sui Yao, Zhao Sicong, Xin Yu, Zhang Li: Multi-local-task learning with global regularization for object tracking.Pattern Recognition, 48(12):3881-3894, 2015. 

Shunli Zhang, Yao Sui, Xin Yu, Sicong Zhao, Li Zhang: Hybrid support vector machines for robust object tracking.Pattern Recognition, 48(8):2474-2488, 2015.

Yao Sui, Shunli Zhang, Xin Yu, Sicong Zhao, Li Zhang: Self-Expressive Tracking. Pattern Recognition. 48.9 (2015): 2872-2884.

Xin Yu, Xiaolin Zhao, Yao Sui, and Li Zhang: Handling noise in single image defocus map estimation by using directional filters.Optics Letters. 39(21): 6281-6284, 2014.

Xin Yu, Feng Xu, Shunli Zhang, Li Zhang: Efficient Patch-wise Non-uniform Deblurring for a Single Image.IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 16(6):1510-1524, 2014.

Zhang Li, Guo Yubo, Sun Juntao, Yu Xin, Zhang Shunli: Object Tracking by Feedback Update Scheme with Sparsity Constraint.Journal of Tsinghua University. 53(11), 2013.

Hui Wu, Xin Yu, Yao Sui, Li Zhang: Recover 3D Structure of Outdoor Scenes from a Single Image.Journal of Image and Graphic. 2012(07).

Xiaolin Zhao, Xin Yu, Liguo Sun, Kangqiao Hu, Guijin Wang, and Li Zhang: Non-rigid Object Tracking as Salient Region Segmentation and Association.IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, 94(4):934-937, 2011.