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Wenqi Ren 任文琦

Associate Professor

Sun Yat-Sen University

State Key Laboratory of Information Security, IIE, CAS.

Email: rwq.renwenqi@gmail.com

Biography

I am now an associate professor with School of Cyber Science and Technology, Sun Yat-sen University. I was an associate professor with State Key Laboratory of Information Security, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2017 to 2022. I received my Ph.D. degree in School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University. My supervisor is Prof. Xiaochun Cao. From 2015 to 2016, I was a visiting Ph.D. student in Vision and Learning Lab at Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Merced, working with Prof. Ming-Hsuan Yang.

My research interest includes computer vision and image processing.

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Publications [My Google Scholar]


Video Super-Resolution via a Spatio-Temporal Alignment Network,

Weilei Wen, Wenqi Ren*, Yinghuan Shi, Jingang Zhang, and Xiaochun Cao,

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2022 [Paper][Code]


Face Restoration via Plug-and-Play 3D Facial Priors

Xiaobin Hu, Wenqi Ren*, Jiaolong Yang, Xiaochun Cao, David P Wipf, Bjoern Menze, Xin Tong, Hongbin Zha

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2021. [Paper][Code]


IDRLP: Image Dehazing Using Region Line Prior

Mingye Ju, Can Ding, Charles A Guo, Wenqi Ren, Dacheng Tao

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2021 [Paper][Code]


Multi-Scale Separable Network for Ultra-High-Definition Video Deblurring

Senyou Deng, Wenqi Ren*, Yanyang Yan, Tao Wang, Fenglong Song, and Xiaochun Cao

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021 [Paper][Code][4KRD dataset]


Pyramid Architecture Search for Real-Time Image Deblurring

Xiaobin Hu, Wenqi Ren*, Kaicheng Yu, Kaihao Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, Wei Liu, Bjoern Menze

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021 [Paper][Code]


Ultra-High-Definition Image HDR Reconstruction via Collaborative Bilateral Learning

Zhuoran Zheng, Wenqi Ren*, Xiaochun Cao, Tao Wang, and Xiuyi Jia*

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021 [Paper][Code]


Benchmarking Ultra-High-Definition Image Super-Resolution

Kaihao Zhang, Dongxu Li, Wenhan Luo, Wenqi Ren, Bjorn Stenger, Wei Liu, Hongdong Li, Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021 [Paper][Github]


SRGAT: Single Image Super-Resolution with Graph Attention Network

Yanyang Yan, Wenqi Ren, Xiaobin Hu, Kun Li, Haifeng Shen, Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2021 [Paper][Code]

Underwater Image Enhancement via Medium Transmission-Guided Multi-Color Space Embedding

Chongyi Li, Saeed Anwar, Junhui Hou, Runmin Cong, Chunle Guo, Wenqi Ren

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2021 [Paper]


Ultra-High-Definition Image Dehazing via Multi-Guided Bilateral Learning

Zhuoran Zheng, Wenqi Ren*, Xiaochun Cao, Xiaobin Hu, Tao Wang, Fenglong Song, and Xiuyi Jia*

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2021. [Paper] [Code and Dataset]


Deblurring Dynamic Scenes via Spatially Varying Recurrent Neural Networks

Wenqi Ren, Jiawei Zhang, Jinshan Pan, Sifei Liu, Jimmy Ren, Junping Du, Xiaochun Cao, Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2021. [Paper][Code]


IDE: Image Dehazing and Exposure Using an Enhanced Atmospheric Scattering Model

Mingye Ju, Can Ding, Wenqi Ren, Yi Yang, Dengyin Zhang, and Y. Jay Guo

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2021 [Paper][Code]

Robust Online Tracking via Contrastive Spatio-Temporal Aware Network

Siyuan Yao, Hua Zhang, Wenqi Ren, Chao Ma, Xiaoguang Han, and Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2021. [Paper][Code]


A Comprehensive Benchmark Analysis of Single Image Deraining: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives

Siyuan Li, Wenqi Ren*, Feng Wang, I. Araujo, E. K. Tokuda, R. Junior, R. Junior, Zhangyang Wang, Xiaochun Cao

International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV) 2021. [Paper]

Single Image Deraining: A Comprehensive Benchmark Analysis

Siyuan Li, I. Araujo, Wenqi Ren*, Zhangyang Wang*, E. Tokuda, R. Junior, R. Junior, Jiawan Zhang, Xiaojie Guo, and Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Long Beach, June 2019. [Paper][Project]


Background Noise Filtering and Distribution Dividing for Crowd Counting

Hong Mo, Wenqi Ren, Yuan Xiong, Xiaoqi Pan, Zhong Zhou, Xiaochun Cao, and Wei Wu

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2020. [Paper]


Every Moment Matters: Detail-Aware Networks to Bring a Blurry Image Alive

Kaihao Zhang, Wenhan Luo, Bjorn Stenger, Wenqi Ren, Lin Ma, and Hongdong LI

ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2020 (Oral) [Paper][Code]

Face Super-Resolution Guided by 3D Facial Priors

Xiaobin Hu, Wenqi Ren*, John LaMaster, Xiaochun Cao, Xiaoming Li, Zechao Li, Bjoern Menze, and Wei Liu

European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV ), August 2020. [Paper][Supp][Github]

Single Image Super-Resolution via a Holistic Attention Network

Ben Niu, Weilei Wen, Wenqi Ren, Xiangde Zhang, Lianping Yang, Shuzhen Wang, Kaihao Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, and Haifeng Shen

European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV ), August, 2020. [Paper][Supp][Github]


Beyond Monocular Deraining: Stereo Image Deraining via Semantic Understanding

Kaihao Zhang, Wenhan Luo, Wenqi Ren*, Jingwen Wang, Fang Zhao, Lin Ma, Hongdong Li

European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV ), August, 2020. [Paper][Supp][Github]

Domain Adaptation for Image Dehazing

Yuanjie Shao, Lerenhan Li, Wenqi Ren, Changxin Gao, and Nong Sang

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Seattle, Washington, June 2020. [Paper][Supp][Github]


Advancing Image Understanding in Poor Visibility Environments: A Collective Benchmark Study

Wenhan Yang, Ye Yuan, Wenqi Ren, Jiaying Liu, Walter J. Scheirer, Zhangyang Wang, et al.

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2020. [Paper]


An Underwater Image Enhancement Benchmark Dataset and Beyond

Chongyi Li, Chunle Guo, Wenqi Ren*, Runmin Cong, Junhui Hou, Sam Kwong, and Dacheng Tao

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2020. [Paper]

Accurate Transmission Estimation for Removing Haze and Noise from a Single Image

Qingbo Wu, Jingang Zhang, Wenqi Ren, Wangmeng Zuo, and Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2020. [Paper]


Learning Interleaved Cascade of Shrinkage Fields for Joint Image Dehazing and Denoising

Qingbo Wu, Wenqi Ren, and Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 29, pp. 1788-1801, 2019. [Paper]


Single Image Dehazing via Multi-Scale Convolutional Neural Networks with Holistic Edges

Wenqi Ren, Jinshan Pan, Hua Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, and Ming-Hsuan Yang

International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV) 2020. [Paper]

Single Image Dehazing via Multi-Scale Convolutional Neural Networks

Wenqi Ren, Si Liu, Hua Zhang, Jinshan Pan, Xiaochun Cao, and Ming-Hsuan Yang

European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Amsterdam, October 2016.

[Paper][Project Page][Matlab Code] [TensorFlow by Dishank Bansal]


Semi-Supervised Image Dehazing

Lerenhan Li#, Yunlong Dong#, Wenqi Ren, Jinshan Pan, Changxin Gao, Nong Sang, Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2019 [Paper][Code]

Face Video Deblurring using 3D Facial Priors

Wenqi Ren#, Jiaolong Yang#, Senyou Deng, David Wipf, Xiaochun Cao, and Xin Tong

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Seoul, Korea, 2019, (Oral) [Paper][Project Page]

Single Image Rain Removal via a Deep Decomposition-Composition Network

Siyuan Li, Wenqi Ren, Jiawan Zhang, and Xiaojie Guo

Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2019 [Paper][Code]


Deep Correlated Predictive Subspace Learning for Incomplete Multi-View Semi-Supervised Classification

Zhe Xue, Junping Du, Dawei Du, Wenqi Ren, and Siwei Lyu

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2019. [Paper]

Low-Light Image Enhancement via a Deep Hybrid Network

Wenqi Ren, Sifei Liu, Lin Ma, Qianqian Xu, Xiangyu Xu, Xiaochun Cao, Junping Du, and Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Volume: 28 , Issue: 9, Page(s): 4364 - 4375, Sept. 2019 [Paper] [Code]


Deep Non-Blind Deconvolution via Generalized Low-Rank Approximation

Wenqi Ren, Jiawei Zhang, Lin Ma, Jinshan Pan, Xiaochun Cao, Wangmeng Zuo, Wei Liu, and Ming-Hsuan Yang

Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2018. [Paper][Poster][Github]

Deep Video Dehazing with Semantic Segmentation

Wenqi Ren, Jingang Zhang, Xiangyu Xu, Lin Ma, Xiaochun Cao, Gaofeng Meng, and Wei Liu

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 28(4): 1895-1908, April 2019. [Paper]


Benchmarking Single Image Dehazing and Beyond

Boyi Li, Wenqi Ren, Dengpan Fu, Dacheng Tao, Dan Feng, Wenjun Zeng, and Zhangyang Wang

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 28 (1): 492-505, January 2019. [Paper][Project Page]


Gated Fusion Network for Single Image Dehazing

Wenqi Ren, Lin Ma, Jiawei Zhang, Jinshan Pan, XiaochunCao, Wei Liu and Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Salt Lake City, Jun. 2018.

[Paper][Project Page][Code]

Rendering Portraitures from Monocular Camera and Beyond

Xiangyu Xu, Deqing Sun, Sifei Liu, Wenqi Ren, Yujin Zhang, Ming-Hsuan Yang, and Jian Sun

European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV ), Munich, Germany, Sept. 2018. [Paper]

Learning to Deblur Images with Exemplars

Jinshan Pan#, Wenqi Ren#, Zhe Hu#, and Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2019. [Paper][Code]

FEED-Net: Fully End-To-End Dehazing

Shengdong Zhang, Wenqi Ren*, Jian Yao

IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2018

Recolored Image Detection via a Deep Discriminative Model

Yanyang Yan, Wenqi Ren, and XiaochunCao

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), 2018. [Paper][Project Page][Dataset]

Video Deblurring via Semantic Segmentation and Pixel-Wise Non-Linear Kernel

Wenqi Ren, Jinshan Pan, XiaochunCao and Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Venice, Italy, October 2017. [Paper][Project Page]


Image Deblurring via Extreme Channels Prior

Yanyang Yan, Wenqi Ren, Yuanfang Guo, Rui Wang, and Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Hawaii, July 2017. [Paper][Project Page][Matlab Code]

Image Deblurring via Enhanced Low-Rank Prior

Wenqi Ren, Xiaochun Cao, Jinshan Pan, Xiaojie Guo, Wangmeng Zuo, and Ming-Hsuan Yang

IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP), 25(7), 3426-3437, 2016. [Paper] [Project Page] [Matlab Code]

SketchNet: Sketch Classification with Web Images

Hua Zhang, Si Liu, Changqing Zhang, Wenqi Ren, Rui Wang, Xiaochun Cao

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Las Vegas, June 2016. [Paper]


Scene Text Deblurring Using Text-specific Multi-scale Dictionaries

Xiaochun Cao, Wenqi Ren, Wangmeng Zuo, Xiaojie Guo, and Hassan Foroosh

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 24(4), 1302-1314, 2015. [Paper] [Project Page]


Anisotropic Second and Fourth-Order Diffusion Models based on Convolutional Virtual Electric Field for Image Denoising

Yuanquan Wang, Wenqi Ren and Huaibin Wang

Computer & Mathematics with Applications, 66(10): 1729-1742 (2013) [Paper] [Project Page]


GVC-based Fourth-order Anisotropic Diffusion for Image Denoising

Wenqi Ren and Yuanquan Wang

Optics and Precision Engineering, 21(10), 2713-2719 (2013)


Image Denoising using Anisotropic Second and FourthOrder Diffusions based on Gradient Vector Convolution

Huaibin Wang, Yuanquan Wang, Wenqi Ren

Computer Science and Information Systems, 9(4): 1493-1511(2012) [Paper] [Project Page][Matlab Code]

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