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Dongbo Min

Dongbo Min
Dongbo Min
Former Research Scientist
 

Dongbo Min was a research scientist at ADSC until March 2015. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and electronic engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, in 2003, 2005, and 2009, respectively. He then worked at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) as a post-doctoral researcher from 2009 to 2010. His research interests include 2D/3D computer vision, 3D video coding, computational photography, sparse representation, imaging sensor, display image processing.

ADSC Project:

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2009
    Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Experience:
Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC) Singapore, 2010-present
Research projects:

  • Developing a real-time application with 3D video
  • Developing 3D video processing technique using active range sensor
  • Please refer to project website for more information.

Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) Cambridge, MA, USA, 2009-2010
Research projects:

  • Developed a prototype of a 3D video system (3DTV)
  • Developed efficient and accurate depth estimation and occlusion handling methods for 3D video processing
  • Developed 3D video processing method with temporal coherence

Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2003-2009
Research projects:

  • Research and development of next-generation intelligent broadcasting technology (Mar. 2003-May 2009)
  • SOC development for processing 3D media (Sep. 2003-Aug. 2006)
  • Development of the core technology for 3DTV system (Sep. 2005-Aug. 2008)
  • Camera tracking and 3D shape reconstruction (May 2008-Apr. 2009)

Publications and Patents:

  • International journals
    • Viet-Anh Nguyen, Dongbo Min, and Minh N. Do, "Efficient Techniques for Depth Video Compression Using Weighted Mode Filtering," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT). (in press)
    • Bumsub Ham, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Robust Scale Space Filter with Second Order Partial Differential Equations," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 3937-3951, Sep. 2012.
    • Dongbo Min, Jiangbo Lu, and Minh N. Do, "Depth Video Enhancement Based on Weighted Mode Filtering," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 1176-1190, Mar. 2012.
    • Jinwook Choi, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "2D-Plus-Depth Bases Resolution and Frame-rate Up-conversion Technique for Depth Video," IEEE Trans. on Consumer Electronics, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 2489-2497, Nov. 2010.
    • Dongbo Min and Kwanghoon Sohn, "An asymmetric post-processing for correspondence problem," Signal Processing: Image Communication (SPIC), vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 130-142, Feb. 2010.
    • Dongbo Min, Donghyun Kim, SangUn Yun, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "2D/3D freeview video generation for 3DTV system," Signal Processing: Image Communication (SPIC), vol. 24, no. 1-2, pp. 31-48, Jan. 2009. (Invited paper, special issue on 3DTV in SPIC)
    • Dongbo Min and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Cost aggregation and occlusion handling with WLS in stereo matching," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 1431-1442, Aug. 2008.
    • Donghyun Kim, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "A stereoscopic video generation method using stereoscopic display characterization and motion analysis," IEEE Trans. on Broadcasting (TB), vol. 54, no. 2, pp 188-197, June 2008.
    • Hansung Kim, Donghyun Kim, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "A 3D modeling and free-view generation system using environmental stereo cameras," Int. Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology (IJIST), vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 367-378, April 2008.
    • Dongbo Min, Hansung Kim, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Edge-preserving joint motion disparity estimation in stereo image sequences," Signal Processing: Image Communication (SPIC), vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 252-271, Mar. 2006.
    • Hansung Kim, Dongbo Min, Shinwoo Choi, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Real-time disparity estimation using foreground segmentation for stereo sequences," Optical Engineering, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 037402 1-10,Mar. 2006.
    • Stefan Winkler and Dongbo Min, "Stereoscopic Image Quality Compendium," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP). (submitted)
    • Dongbo Min, Jiangbo Lu, and Minh N. Do, "A Revisit to Cost Aggregation and Its Applications to Correspondence Problems," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI). (submitted)
    • Bumsub Ham, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Generalized Random Walk with Restart and Its Application to Depth Up-sampling and Interactive Segmentation," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP). (submitted)
    • Bumsub Ham, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "A Revisit to Adaptive Smoothing and Anisotropic Diffusion with New Ones," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP). (submitted)
  • International conferences
    • Viet-Anh Nguyen, Dongbo Min, and Minh N. Do, "Efficient Edge-Preserving Interpolation and In-Loop Filters for Depth Map Compression," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Sep. 2012.
    • Jiangbo Lu, Keyang Shi, Dongbo Min, Liang Lin, and Minh N. Do, "Cross-Based Local Multipoint Filtering," IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Jun. 2012.
    • Dongbo Min, Jiangbo Lu, Viet-Anh Nguyen, and Minh N. Do, "Weighted mode filtering and its applications to depth video enhancement and coding," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Mar. 2012. (Invited paper on special session)
    • Jinwook Choi, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Stereo Depth Video Enhancement Based on Temporal and Inter-view Coherences," IEEE Int. Conf. on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Jan. 2012.
    • Stefan Winkler and Dongbo Min, "Stereoscopic Image Quality Compendium," Proc. Int. Conf. on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS), Dec. 2011.
    • Kyle Rupnow, Yun Liang, Yinan Li, Dongbo Min, Minh N. Do, and Deming Chen, "High Level Synthesis of Stereo Matching: Productivity, Performance, and Software Constraints," Int. Conf. on Field Programmable Technology (FPT), Nov. 2011. [FPT is a FPGA-related conference.]
    • Dongbo Min, Jiangbo Lu, and Minh N. Do, "A Revisit to Cost Aggregation in Stereo Matching: How Far Can We Reduce Its Computational Redundancy?," IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), Nov. 2011. (oral presentation)
    • Kyle Rupnow, Yun Liang, Dongbo Min, Minh N. Do, and Deming Chen, "Mobile 3D Vision - Algorithm & Platform Challenges," Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL) Workshop, 2011.
    • Bumsub Ham, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Cost Aggregation with Anisotropic Diffusion in Feature Space for Hybrid Stereo Matching," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Sep. 2011.
    • Jiangbo Lu, Dongbo Min, Raman S. Pahwa, and Minh N. Do, "A Revisit to MRF-based Depth Map Super-resolution and Enhancement," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2011.
    • Jinwook Choi, Dongbo Min, Donghyun Kim, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "3D JBU based depth video filtering for temporal fluctuation reduction," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Sep. 2010.
    • Dongbo Min, Sehoon Yea, and Anthony Vetro, "Occlusion handling based on support and decision," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Sep. 2010.
    • Dongbo Min, Sehoon Yea, and Anthony Vetro, "Temporally consistent stereo matching using coherence function," IEEE 3DTV Conference, Jun. 2010.
    • Dongbo Min, Sehoon Yea, Zafer Arican, and Anthony Vetro, "Disparity search range estimation: enforcing temporal consistency," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Mar. 2010.
    • Jinwook Choi, Dongbo Min, Bumsub Ham, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Spatial and temporal up-conversion technique for depth video," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Nov. 2009.
    • Bumsub Ham, Dongbo Min, Jinwook Choi, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Virtual view rendering using super-resolution with multiview images," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Nov. 2009.
    • Donghyun Kim, Dongbo Min, Juhyun Oh, S. Jeon, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Depth map quality for three-dimensional video," Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Jan. 2009.
    • Dongbo Min, Juhyun Oh, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Asymmetric post-processing for stereo correspondence," IEEE Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Dec. 2008.
    • Dongbo Min, Donghyun Kim, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "2D/3D freeview video generation for 3DTV system," IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), pp. 1760-1763, Oct. 2008.
    • Dongbo Min, Donghyun Kim, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Virtual view rendering system for 3DTV," IEEE 3DTV Conference, pp. 249-252, May 2008.
    • Dongbo Min, Donghyun Kim, SangUn Yun, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Freeview rendering with trinocular camera," IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 3446-3449, May 2008.
    • Dongbo Min and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Stereo matching with asymmetric occlusion handling in weighted least square framework," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 1061-1064, March 2008.
    • SangUn Yun, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "3D Scene Reconstruction System with Hand-held Stereo Cameras," IEEE 3DTV Conference, May. 2007.
    • Donghyun Kim, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Stereoscopic video generation method using motion analysis," IEEE 3DTV Conference, May. 2007.
    • SangUn Yun, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Fast dense stereo matching using adaptive window in hierarchical framework," Int. Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), LNCS, pp. 316-325, Nov. 2006.
    • Dongbo Min, SangUn Yun, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Segment-based Stereo Matching Using Energy-based Regularization," Proc. IWMRCS, LNCS, pp. 761-768, Sep. 2006.
    • Dongbo Min and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Edge-preserving Simultaneous Joint Motion-Disparity Estimation," Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), pp. 252-271, August. 2006.
    • Hansung Kim, Dongbo Min, Shinwoo Choi, Donghyun Kim, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Real-time shape recovery from silhouette and disparity," SIGGRAPH (sketch paper), July 2005.
    • Hansung Kim, Dongbo Min, and Kwanghoon Sohn, "Real-Time Stereo Using Foreground Segmentation and Hierarchical Disparity Estimation," Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), LNCS, pp. 384-395, Nov. 2005.
  • Patents
    • D. Min et al., "Method and apparatus of image rectification in arbitrary view synthesis," Korea patent no.: 10-0897542, 2009.05.07
    • D. Min et al., "Method and apparatus of 3D image reconstruction," Korea patent no.: 10-0890224, 2009.03.17
    • D. Min et al., "Method of calculating cost function and handling occluded region in disparity estimation," Korea patent no.: 10-0930286, 2009.11.30
    • D. Min et al., "Method of 2D/3D virtual view synthesis for freeview video generation," Korea patent no.: 10-0924716, 2009.10.27
    • D. Min et al., "Determining Disparity Search Range in Stereo Videos," US patent (pending)
    • D. Min et al., "Method for Handling Pixel Occlusions in Stereo Images Using Iterative Support and Decision Processes," US patent (pending)