Tony Xu Han
Associate Professor


321 Engineering Building West
Phone: 1-573-882-6630
Fax:     1-573-882-0397
Email:   hantx-AT-missouri.edu
Web:    http://web.missouri.edu/~hantx/
Lab Web: http://vision.ece.missouri.edu/

Education

 

  • Ph.D. 2007, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (Advisor: Prof. Thomas Huang)  (Webpage at UIUC)
  • M.S.  2002, University of Rhode Island.
  • M.S.  2000, Beijing Jiaotong University.
  • B.S.  1998,  Beijing Jiaotong University.

Research Interests

 

RECENT Publications

 

1.       Guang Chen, Yuanyuan Ding, Jing Xiao, and Tony X. Han, “Detection Evolution with Multi-order Contextual Co-occurrence,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2013), pp. 1798-1805, 2013.

(PDF) (Oral presentation slides) (Bibtex)

2.       Xiaobo Ren, Tony X. Han, and Zhihai He, “Ensemble Video Object Cut in Highly Dynamic Scenes,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2013), pp. 1947-1954, 2013.

(PDF) (Poster) (Bibtex)

3.       Shuai Tang, Xiaoyu Wang, Xutao Lv, Tony X. Han, Jim Keller, Zhihai He, Marjorie Skubic, and Shihong Lao, “Histogram of Oriented Normal Vectors for Object Recognition with a Depth Sensor,” The 11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2012), oral presentation paper (acceptance rate= 3.6%).

(PDF) (Oral presentation slides) (Video)

4.       Xiaoyu Wang, Gang Hua, and Tony X. Han, “Detection by Detections: Non-parametric Detector Adaptation for a Video,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2012), pp. 350-357, 2012.

(PDF) (Poster) (Bibtex)

5.       Yanwu Xu, Dong Xu, Stephen Lin, Tony X. Han, Xianbin Cao, and Xuelong Li, “Detection of Sudden Pedestrian Crossings for Driving Assistance Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 42(3): pp. 729-739, 2012.

(Bibtex)

6.     Usman Tariq, Kai-Hsiang Lin, Zhen Li, Xi Zhou, Zhaowen Wang, Vuong Le, Thomas S. Huang, Xutao Lv, and Tony X. Han, “Recognizing Emotions From an Ensemble of Features,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B 42(4), pp. 1017-1026, 2012.

(Bibtex)

7.       Xiaoyu Wang, MingYang, Timothee Cour, Shenghuo Zhu, Kai Yu, and Tony X. Han, “Contextual Weighting for Vocabulary Tree based Image Retrieval,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011) , pp. 209-216, 2011.

(PDF) (Dataset) (Bibtex)

8.       Guang Chen, Tony X. Han, and Shihong Lao, “Adapting an Object Detector by Considering the Worst Case: a Conservative Approach,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2011), pp.1369-1376, 2011.

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9.       Usman Tariq, Kai-Hsiang Lin, Zhen Li, Xi Zhou, Zhaowen Wang, Vuong Le, Thomas S. Huang, Xutao Lv, Tony X. Han, “Emotion recognition from an ensemble of features,” IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2011), pp. 872-877, 2011.

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10.    Guangyu Zhu, Shuicheng Yan, Tony X. Han, and Changsheng Xu, “Generative Group Activity Analysis with Quaternion Descriptor,” 17th International Multimedia Modeling Conference (MMM 2011), pp. 1-11, 2011.

(Bibtex)

11.    Xiaoyu Wang, Gang Hua, and Tony X. Han, “Discriminative Tracking by Metric Learning,” 11th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2010), pp. 200-214, 2010.

(PDF) (Video) (Bibtex)

12.    Yadong Mu, Ju Sun, Tony X. Han, Loong Fah Cheong, and Shuicheng Yan, “Randomized Locality Sensitive Vocabularies for Bag-of-Features Model,” 11th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2010), pp. 748-761, 2010.

(Bibtex)

13.    Yoshihisa Ijiri, Shihong Lao, Tony X. Han, Hiroshi Murase, “Efficient Facial Attribute Recognition with a Spatial Codebook,” 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), pp. 1461-1464, 2010.

(Bibtex)

14.    Tony X. Han, Huazhong Ning, and Thomas S. Huang, “Fusion by Optimal Dynamic Mixtures of Proposal Distributions,” Second IEEE Workshop on CVPR for Human Communicative Behavior Analysis (CVPR4HB 2009), June 2009, Miami, Florida, 66-73.

(PDF) (Demo) (Bibtex)

15.    Huazhong Ning, Tony X. Han, Dirk B. Walther, Ming Liu, Thomas S. Huang, “Hierarchical Space-time Model Enabling Efficient Search for Human Actions,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 808-820, 2009.

(Bibtex)

16.    Huazhong Ning, Tony X. Han, Dirk B. Walther, Thomas S. Huang, “Searching for Human Actions, ” Accepted by Video Search and Mining, as book chapters, Springer-Verlag.

17.    Xiaoyu Wang, Tony X. Han and Shuicheng Yan, “An HOG-LBP Human Detector with Partial Occlusion Handling,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2009), Kyoto, 2009.

(PDF) (Video) (Code) (Oral presentation slides) (Bibtex)

18.    Yu-Chia Chung, Tony X. Han, and Zhihai He, “Building Recognition Using Sketch-Based Representations and Spectral Graph Matching,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2009), Kyoto, 2009.

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19.    Zhongna Zhou, Xi Chen, Zhihai He, Tony X. Han, James Keller. Activity Analysis, Summarization, and Visualization for Indoor Human Activity Monitoring. IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology 2008: vol. 18: 1489-1498.

(Bibtex)

20.    Tony X. Han, Ming Liu, and Thomas S. Huang, “A Drifting-proof Framework for Tracking and Online Appearance Learning,” IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2007), 2007.

(Bibtex)

21.    Tony X. Han, Huazhong Ning, and Thomas S. Huang, “Efficient Nonparametric Belief Propagation with Application to Articulated Body Tracking,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR),  pp. 214-221, 2006.

(Bibtex)

22.    Huazhong Ning, Tony X. Han, Yuxiao Hu, Zhenqiu Zhang, Yun Fu, and Thomas S. Huang, “A Realtime Shrug Detector,” IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2006), pp. 505-510, 2006.

(Bibtex)

23.    Tony X. Han, Visvanathan Ramesh, Ying Zhu, and Thomas S. Huang, “On Optimizing Template Matching via Performance Characterization,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp. 182-189, 2005.

(Bibtex)

24.    Tony X. Han, and Thomas S. Huang, “Articulated Body Tracking Using Dynamic Belief Propagation,” IEEE International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction, in conjunction with ICCV (ICCV-HCI 2005), pp. 26-35, 2005.

(Bibtex)

25.    Ming Liu, Tony X. Han, Thomas S. Huang, “Online appearance learning by template prediction,” IEEE International Conference on Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS 2005), pp. 236-241, 2005.

(Bibtex)

26.    Lei Chen, R. Travis Rose, Ying Qiao, Tony X. Han, Jilin Tu, Zhongqiang Huang, Mary Harper, Francis Quek, Yingen Xiong, David McNeill, Ronald Tuttle, and Thomas Huang, “VACE Multimodal Meeting Corpus", Second International Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction (MLMI 2005), pp. 40-51.

(Bibtex)

27.    Tony X. Han, Steven Kay, and Thomas S. Huang, “Optimal Segmentation of Signals Based on Dynamic Programming and Its Application to Image Denoising and Boundary Feature Extraction,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2004), pp. 2693-2696.

(Bibtex)

28.    B. Georgescu, Dorin Comaniciu, Tony X. Han, and X. S. Zhou, “Multi-model Component-Based Tracking Using Robust Information Fusion,” Second International Workshop on Statistical Methods in Video Processing, in conjunction with ECCV (ECCV-SMVP), pp. 61-70, 2004.

(Bibtex)

Teaching

 

  • ECE8695 Cognitive Computer Vision (Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013)
  • CS 4650/7650, ECE 4655/7655 Image Processing (Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013)
  • ECE4220 Realtime Embedded Computing (Fall 2008)
  • ECE3220 Introduction to Embedded Computing (Spring 2008)

Students

 

  • Guang Chen
  • Yan Li
  • Miao Sun
  • Yang (Kaley) Liu
  • Yang (Nancy) Liu
  • Hua Zhu
  • Keerthi Bhavanam
  • Guobin Chen
  • Guang (Arthur) Chen
  • Ran Pan
  • Zhixin Ren
  • Haipei Fan

Alumni:

  • Liang Liu (MS. 2010). Now Ph.D. student at the University of Missouri.
  • Wei Gong (MS. 2011). Now at Microsoft, Seattle, Washington.
  • Xiaoyu Wang (Ph.D. 2012). Now at NEC Labs America, Cupertino, California.
  • Xutao Lv (Ph.D. 2012). Now at SRI International (Sarnoff), Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Shuai Tang (MS. 2012, Co-advised with Prof. James Keller).
  • Pooparat Plodpradista (MS. 2012, Co-advised with Prof. James Keller). Now Ph.D. student at the University of Missouri.
  • Ghadeer Shaya (MS. 2012)
  • Hussein Abdulhussein (MS. 2012)

Tools

 

  • Text Editor:  Vi
  • Programming Languages:  Matlab