In Progress


  • F. Alrasheedi, X. Zhong, and P. Huang, "Padding Module: Learning the Padding in Deep Neural Networks."

  • A. Das and X. Zhong, "ViewMix: an effiective augmentation for Self-supervised Learning."

  • A. Dasgupta and X. Zhong, "A Self-Supervised Robust Image Watermarking Scheme."



Published Papers


  1. T. Munyer, D. Brinkman, X. Zhong, C. Huang, and I. Konstantzos, "Foreign Object Debris Detection from Airport Pavement Images based on Self-supervised Localization and Vision Transformer," in 2022 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI'22), IEEE, 2022, to appear. https://arxiv.org/abs/2210.16901 (Code: https://github.com/FOD-UNOmaha/FODAnomalyData)

  2. N. Khatri, A. Dasgupta, Y. Shen, X. Zhong, and F. Y. Shih, "Perspective Transformation Layer", in 2022 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI'22), IEEE, 2022, to appear. https://arxiv.org/abs/2201.05706 (Code: https://github.com/kcnishan/Perspective_Transformation_Layer)

  3. Y. Shen, F. Y. Shih, X. Zhong, and I. Chang, “Deep Morphological Neural Networks,” International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, to appear, 2022. https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.01532

  4. A. Das and X. Zhong, "A Deep Learning-based Audio-in-Image Watermarking Scheme," in Visual Communications and Image Processing, IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-5. https://arxiv.org/abs/2110.02436 (Code: https://github.com/arjondas/deep-aiwm)

  5. T. Munyer, C. Huang, P. Huang, and X. Zhong, "FOD-A: A Dataset for Foreign Object Debris in Airports," in International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, IEEE, 2021. https://arxiv.org/abs/2110.03072

  6. S. Liu, F. Y. Shih, X. Zhong, "Classification of chest X-ray images using novel adaptive morphological neural networks," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 35, no. 10, p.2157006 (14 pages), 2021. paper

  7. T. Munyer, D. Brinkman, C. Huang, and X. Zhong, "Integrative Use of Computer Vision and Unmanned Aircraft Technologies in Public Inspection: Foreign Object Debris Image Collection," in DG. O2021: The 22nd Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, 2021, pp. 437-443.

  8. S. Liu, X. Zhong, and F. Y. Shih, "Joint learning for pneumonia classification and segmentation on medical images," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 35, no. 5, p.2157003 (19 pages), 2021. paper

  9. X. Zhong and F.Y. Shih, "Automatic Image Pixel Clustering based on Mussels Wandering Optimization," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 35, no. 2, p.2154005 (17 pages), 2021. paper

  10. S. Mastorakis, X. Zhong, P. Huang, and R. Tourani, "DLWIoT: Deep Learning-based Watermarking for Authorized IoT Onboarding," in 2021 IEEE 18th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), 2021, pp. 1-7. https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.10334

  11. X. Zhong, P. Huang, S. Mastorakis, and F. Y. Shih, "An Automated and Robust Image Watermarking Scheme Based on Deep Neural Networks," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 23, pp. 1951-1961, 2021. https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.02460 (Code: https://github.com/kcnishan/DL_watermark_endtoend)

  12. D. Abeyrathna, P. Huang, and X. Zhong, "Anomaly Proposal-based Fire Detection for Cyber-Physical Systems," in 2019 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), IEEE, 2019, pp. 1203-1207. (acceptance rate 17%) paper

  13. X. Zhong and F.Y. Shih, "Robust Multibit Image Watermarking based on Contrast Modulation and Affine Rectification," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 33, no. 14, p.1954036, 2019.

  14. X. Zhong and F.Y. Shih, "An Efficient Saliency Detection Model Based on Wavelet Generalized Lifting," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 33, no. 2, p.1954006, 2019. paper

  15. X. Zhong and F.Y. Shih, "A High-Capacity Reversible Watermarking Scheme Based on Shape Decomposition for Medical Images," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol.33, no.1, p.1950001, 2019. paper

  16. F.Y. Shih, Y. Shen and X. Zhong, "Development of Deep Learning Framework for Mathematical Morphology," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 33, no. 6, p. 1954024, 2019. paper

  17. F.Y. Shih, X. Zhong, I. C. Chang and S. I. Satoh, "An Adjustable-purpose Image Watermarking Technique by Particle Swarm Optimization," Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 77, no.2, pp.1623-1642, 2018. paper

  18. F.Y. Shih and X. Zhong, "Achieving Image Watermarking Robustness by Geometric Rectification," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 31, no.04, pp.1754007, 2017.

  19. F.Y. Shih and X. Zhong, "Automated Counting and Tracking of Vehicles," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 31, no.12, pp.1750038, 2017.

  20. F.Y. Shih and X. Zhong, "High-capacity Multiple Regions of Interest Watermarking for Medical Images," Information Sciences, vol. 367, pp.648-659, 2016. paper

  21. F.Y. Shih and X. Zhong, "Intelligent Watermarking for High-Capacity Low-Distortion Data Embedding," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 30, no. 05, pp.1654003, 2016.


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