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Qingshan Liu

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Name: Qingshan Liu
Title: Prof.
Research Interests:
Professor / Dean, School of Information and Control, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
Phone: +86-25-58695634 (office); +86-13585199482 (cell)
Email: qsliu@nuist.edu.cn

Research Interests: 
Facial Image Analysis including Face Detection, Face Tracking, Face Alignment, Face Recognition, Face Sketch Recognition, and Facial Expression Recognition
Graph & Hypergraph-based Image Understanding including Image Categorization, Image Annotation, Image Retrieval, and Motion Object Segmentation
Event-based Video Analysis including Sports Video Analysis, TV video analysis, and Surveillance 
Medical Image Analysis including Medical Image Segmentation, Cardiac Abnormality Identification, and Cardiac Event Prediction
Some other issues on Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition, Visual Perception, and Large Scale Image and Video Data Analysis

Education
Ph.D, Pattern Recognition and Intelligence System, April, 2003
National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Supervisor: Songde Ma
M.Sc, Auto-Control, March, 2000
Department of Automation, South-East University, Nanjing, P.R. China
B.Sc, Auto-Control, July, 1997
Department of Automation, Chinese Textile University (Now Dong-Hua University), Shanghai, P.R. China

Working Experiences
September, 2011 – Present: Professor / Dean, School of Information and Control, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
April, 2006 – August, 2011: Visiting Scholar (2006-2008), Research Scientist (2009), Assistant Research Professor (2010-2011), CBIM center, Computer Science Department, Rutgers University. Cooperate with professor Dimitris. N. Metaxas
April, 2003 – November, 2008: Assistant Professor (2003-2005), Associate Professor (2006-2008), Image and Video Group, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
June, 2004 – May, 2005: Research Associate, The Department of Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Cooperate with professor Xiaoou Tang
Awards & Honors
2003 : Owner of president scholarship of Chinese Academy of Sciences
IEEE Senior Member

Professional Activities
Editorial Board Member of Signal Processing
Editorial Board Member of NeuroComputing
Editorial Board Member of Advance in Multimedia
Guest Editor of IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, Special Issue on Object and Event Classifications in Large-Scale Video Collections, 2011
Guest Editor of Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Special Issue on Video Analysis, 2009
Guest Editor of Pattern Recognition Letters, Special Issue on Video-based Object and Event Analysis, 2009
Demos/Exhibitions Chairs of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 2013
Public Chair of Pacific-Rim Conf. on Multimedia, 2013
Area Chair of Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT) 2010, 2011, 2013
Co-Chair of Int'l Workshop on Video-Oriented Object and Event Classification (VOEC) with IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2009
Area chair of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics 2008
Co-Organization Chair of special session track: Video based Object and Event Analysis in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo(ICME), 2007
Co-Organization chair of Asia-Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing, 2006
Local chair of IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures conjunction with ICCV 2005
Program Committee or Reviewer of many conferences, such as, ICCV 13, PAKDD 13, CVPR 12, PAKDD 11, ICCV 11, ICMLC 11, ECCV 10, CVPR 10, ICPR 10, ICASSP 10, CGIV 10, ICMA 10, ICIMCS 10, ICCV 09, CVPR 09, ICASSP 09, ICME 09, ACCV 09, OEPT 09, CGIV 09, PSIVT 09, ECCV 08, CVPR 08, ICPR 08, ICASSP 08, ICME 08, ICCV 07, CVPR 07, AMFG 07, ACCV 07, ICPR 06, ACCV 06, and so on
Reviewer of many journals including IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Trans. on Image Procession, IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics -Part B and Part C, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Trans. on Information, Forensics and Security, IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering, ACM Trans. on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Image and Vision Computing, Pattern Recognition Letters, NeuroComputing, Signal Processing, Medical Image Analysis, ETRI, Machine Vision and Applications, Pattern Recognition Research, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Neural Computing & Applications, and Computational Statistics and Data Analysis

Selected Publications
Journal Papers
[1] Changsheng Li, Qingshan Liu, Jing Liu, and Hanqing Lu, Ordinal Regularized Manifold Feature Extraction for Image Ranking, Signal Processing, 93:1651-1661,2013
[2] Shizhi Chen, Yingli Tian, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Recognizing Expressions from Face and Body Gesture by Temporal Normalized Motion and Appearance Features, Image and Vision Computing, 31(2):175-185,2013
[3] Xinyi Cui, Qingshan Liu, Shaoting Zhang, Fei Yang, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Temporal Spectral Residual for Fast Salient Motion Detection, NeuroComputing, 86: 24-32, 2012,
[4] Yuchi Huang, Qingshan Liu, Fengjun Lv, Yihong Gong, and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, Unsupervised Image Categorization by Hypergraph Partition, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 6(33): 1266-1273, 2011.
[5] Zhen Qian, Qingshan Liu, Dimitris N. Metaxas, and Leon Axel, Identifying Regional Cardiac Abnormalities from Myocardial Strains Using Non-Tracking Based Strain Estimation and Spatio-Temporal Tensor Analysis, 30(12): 2017-2029, IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging, 2011.
[6] Qingshan Liu, Yuchi Huang, and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, Hypergraph with Sampling for Image Retrieval, Pattern Recognition, 10(44): 2255-2262, 2011.
[7] Yuchi Huang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, A Component Based Framework for Generalized Face Alignment, IEEE Trans. on System, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B, 41(1):287-298, 2011.
[8] Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, Dynamic Soft Encoded Patterns for Facial Event Analysis, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 115(3):456-465, 2011.
[9] Zhenlong Li, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Dimitris N. metaxas, Lennard-Jones Force Field for Geometric Active Contour, Signal Processing, 90(4):1249-1266, 2010.
[10]. Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris N Metaxas, Boosting Encoded Dynamic Features for Facial Expression Recognition, Pattern Recognition Letters, 30(2): 132-139, 2009.
[11] Jing Liu, Mingjing Li, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Image Annotation via Multi-Graph Learning, Pattern Recognition, 42(2): 218-228, 2009.
[12] Jinqiao Wang, Lingyu Duan, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Jesse Jin, A Multi-model Segementation and Representation Scheme for Broadcast Video, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia,10(3): 393-408, 2008.
[13] Qingshan Liu, Hongliang Jin, Xiaoou Tang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, A New Extension of Kernel Feature and its Application for Visual Recognition, NeuroComputing, 71(10-12): 1850-1856, 2008. 
[14] Xiaofeng Tong, Qingshan Liu, and Hanqing Lu, Shot Classification in Broadcast Soccer Video, Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis, 7(1): 16-25, 2008.
[15]. Haifeng Wang, Qingshan Liu, and Hanqing Lu, An Improved Variable-Size Block-Matching Algorithm, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 34(2):221-237, 2007.
[16]. Qingshan Liu, Xiaoou Tang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Face Recognition Using Kernel Scatter- Difference based Discriminant analysis,IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks,17(4):1081-1085, 2006.
[17]. Jian Cheng, Qingshan Liu, and Hanqing Lu, and Yen-wei Chen, Ensemble Learning for Independent Component Analysis, Pattern Recognition,39: 81-88, 2006.
[18]. Jian Cheng, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Yen-Wei Chen, Supervised kernel locality preserving projections for face recognition, Neurocomputing, 67(8):443-449, 2005.
[19]. Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Improving Kernel Fisher Discriminant Analysis for Face Recognition, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 14(1): 42-49, 2004.
[20]. Qingshan Liu, Rui Huang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Kernel based Nonlinear Discriminant Analysis for Face Recognition, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 18(6): 788-795, 2003.
[21]. Qingshan Liu, Songde Ma, and HanqingLu, Head tracking using shape and adaptive color histogram matching, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 17(6): 859-864, 2002.
Conference Papers
[1] Changsheng Li, Qingshan Liu, Jing Liu, Hanqing Lu, Learning Ordinal Discriminant Features for Age Estimation, Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2012
[2] Lin Zhong, Qingshan Liu, Peng Yang, Bo Liu, Junzhou Huang, Dimitris N. Metaxas, Learning Active Facial Patches for Expression Analysis, Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2012.
[3] Changsheng Li, Qingshan Liu, Jing Liu, Hanqing Lu,Learning Distance Metric Regression for Facial Age Estimation,Intl conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012
[4] Xinyi Cui, Qingshan Liu, Mingchun Gao, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Abnormal Detection Using Interaction Energy Potential, Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011.
[5] Peng Yang, Hui Li, Qingshan Liu, Lin Zhong, Dimitris N. Metaxas: Content quality based image retrieval with multiple instance boost ranking. ACM Multimedia 2011
[6] Yuchi Huang, Qingshan Liu, Shaoting Zhang, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Image Retrieval via Probabilistic Hypergraph Ranking. Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010.
[7] Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Exploring Facial Expression with Compositional Features, Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010.
[8]. Qingshan Liu, Zhen Qian, Idean Marvasty, Sarah Rinehart, Szilard Voros, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Lesion-Specific Coronary Artery Calcium Quantification for Predicting Cardiac Event with Multiple Instance Support Vector Machines, Int’l conf. on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 2010.
[9]. Yuchi Huang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Video Object Segmentation by Hypergraph Cut, Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2009.
[10]. Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, RankBoost with l1 Regularization for Facial Expression Recognition and Intensity Estimation, Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2009
[11]. Xinyi Cui, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Temporal Spectral Residual: Fast Motion Saliency Detection, ACM Conf. Multimedia (MM), 2009.
[12]. Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, Xinyi Cui, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Facial Expression Recognition Based on Dynamic Binary Patterns, Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2008.
[13] Zhen Qian, Qingshan Liu, Dimitris N. Metaxas, and Leon Axel, Identifying Regional Cardiac Abnormalities from Myocardial Strains Using Spatio-Temporal Tensor Analysis, Int’l Conf. Medical Image Computing And Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2008.
[14]. Qingshan Liu and Dimitris. N. Metaxas. Unifying Subspace and Distance Metric Learning with Bhattacharyya Coefficient for Image Classification. Lecture Notes on Emerging Trends in Visual Computing (ETVC), 2008
[15]. Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, Dimitris N. Metaxas, Similarity Features for Facial Event Analysis, European Conf. Computer Vision (ECCV), 2008. 
[16]. Zhenglong Li, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Dimitris N. Metaxas, Lennard-Jones Force Field for Geometric Active Contour, Int’l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2008.
[17]. Zhenglong Li, Qingshan Liu, and Hanqing Lu, A Variational Inference based Approach for Image Segmentation, Int’l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2008.
[18]. Peng Yang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, Boosting Coded Dynamic Features for Facial Action Units and Facial Expression Recognition, Int’l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2007.
[19]. Yuchi Huang, Qingshan Liu, and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, A Component Based Deformable Model for Generalized Face Alignment, Int’l Conf. Computer Vision (ICCV), 2007.
[20]. Sukmoon Chang, Jinghao Zhou, Qingshan Liu, Dimitris N. Metaxas, ect, Registration of Lung Tissue between Fluoroscope and CT Images: Determination of Beam Gaiting Parameters in Radiotherapy, Int’l Conf. Medical Image Computing And Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2007.
[21]. Qingshan Liu and Dimitris. N. Metaxas, A Unified Framework of Subspace and Distance Metric Learning for Face Recognition, Int’l Conf. Computer Vision Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Face and Gesture (AMFG), 2007.
[21]. Qingshan Liu, Hongliang Jin, Xiaoou Tang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Boosting Multi-Gabor Subspaces for Face Recognition, Asian Conf. Computer Vision (ACCV), 2006.
[23]. Qingshan Liu, Wang Yan, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Occlusion Robust Face Recognition with Dynamic Similarity Features, Int’l. Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2006.
[24]. Zhenglong Li, Qingshan Liu, and Hanqing Lu, A Geometric Active Contour Framework using Multi-Cue and Local Feature, Int’l. Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2006.
[25] . Qingshan Liu, Xiaoou Tang, Hongliang Jin, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma,  A Nonlinear Approach For Face Sketch Synthesis and Recognition,  Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2005.
[26]. Qingshan Liu, Zhigang Hua, Cunxun Zang, Xiaofeng Tong, and Hanqing Lu, Providing On-Demand Sports Video to Mobile Devices, ACM Conf. Multimedia (MM), 2005.
[27]. Xiaofeng Tong, Qingshan Liu, Yifan Zhang, Hanqing Lu, Highlights Ranking for Sports Video Browsing, ACM Conf. Multimedia (MM), 2005.
[28]. Zhigang Hua, Xiangjun Wang, Qingshan Liu, and Hanqing Lu, Semantic knowledge extraction and annotation for web images. ACM Conf. Multimedia (MM), 2005
[29]. Qingshan Liu, Jian Cheng, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Modeling Face Appearance with Nonlinear Independent Component Analysis,  Int'l Conf. Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FGR), 2004.
[30]. Qingshan Liu, Jian Cheng, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Distance Based Kernel PCA Image Reconstruction,   Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2004.
[31]. Qingshan Liu, Xiaoou Tang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma,  Kernel Scatter-Difference Based Discriminant Analysis For Face Recognition,  Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2004.
[32]. Jian Cheng, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Yen-wei Chen,  Texture Classification Using Kernel Independent Component Analysis,  Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2004.  
[33]. Qingshan Liu, Songde Ma, and Hanqing Lu, Head tracking based on histogram and shape model in gray image sequences,  Asian Conf. Computer Vision (ACCV), 2002.
[34]. Qingshan Liu, Rui Huang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma,  Face Recognition Using Kernel Based Fisher Discriminant Analysis,  Int'l Conf. Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FGR),  2002.
[35]. Qingshan Liu, Rui Huang, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma,  Kernel Based Optimized Feature Vectors Selection and Discriminant Analysis for Face Recognition,   Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2002.
[36]. Rui Huang, Qingshan Liu, Hanqing Lu, and Songde Ma, Solving the Small Sample Size Problem of LDA,  Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2002