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Tianzhu Zhang

Tianzhu Zhang
Tianzhu Zhang
Former Visiting Research Scientist
 

Tianzhu Zhang was a visiting research scientist with ADSC.

Research Interests: Computer vision and machine learning.

Education:

  • 2006: B.S., Communications and Information Technology, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, China.
  • 2011: Ph.D., Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

ADSC Project:

Experience:

  • July 2011-present: Postdoctoral Fellowship, ADSC, Singapore.
  • Nov. 2010-Mar. 2011: Research Intern, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China. Member of Web Search & Mining (WSM) Group. Research on hierarchical model learning for image representation.
  • Sept. 2009-Sept. 2010: Research Intern, China-Singapore Institute of Digital Media (CSIDM)), Singapore. Research on event detection.

Publications and Patents:

  • Journal Publications:
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Jing Liu, Si Liu, Changsheng Xu, and Hanqing Lu. "Boosted Exemplar Learning for Action Recognition and Annotation," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 853-866, 2011.
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Si Liu, Changsheng Xu, and Hanqing Lu. "Boosted Multi-Class Semi-Supervised Learning for Human Action Recognition," Pattern Recognition, vol. 44, no. 10-11, pp. 2334-2342, 2011.
    • Si Liu, Shuicheng Yan, Tianzhu Zhang, Changsheng Xu, and Hanqing Lu. "Weakly-Supervised Graph Propagation Towards Collective Image Parsing," submitted for publication.
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Si Liu, Changsheng Xu, and Hanqing Lu. "A Generic Framework based on Semi-Supervised Learning for Video Annotation," submitted for publication.
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Si Liu, Changsheng Xu, and Hanqing Lu. "Mining Semantic Context Information for Intelligent Visual Surveillance," submitted for publication.
  • Conference Publications:
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Changsheng Xu, Guangyu Zhu, Si Liu, and Hanqing Lu. "A Generic Framework for Event Detection in Various Video Domains," Proc. International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2010. (Full paper, 16% acceptance rate.)
    • Si Liu, Jing Liu, Tianzhu Zhang, and Hanqing Lu. "Human Action Recognition in Videos Using Hybrid Motion Features," MMM 2010.
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Jian Cheng, Si Liu, Changsheng Xu, and Hanqing Lu. "Human Action Recognition via Multi-view Learning," ICIMCS 2010.
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Changsheng Xu, Guangyu Zhu, Si Liu, and Hanqing Lu. "Towards Yahoo! Challenge: A Generic Event Detection and Segmentation System for Video Navigation and Search," International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2010. Multimedia Grand Challenge.
    • Si Liu, Jing Liu, Tianzhu Zhang, and Hanqing Lu. "Human Action Recognition in Videos Using Motion Impression Image," ICIMCS 2009.
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Hanqing Lu, and Stan Z. Li. "Learning Semantic Scene Models by Object Classification and Trajectory Clustering," In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2009).
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Jing Liu, Si Liu, Yi Ouyang, and Hanqing Lu. "Boosted Exemplar Learning for Human Action Recognition," ICCV Workshop on Video-oriented Object and Event Classification, 2009. 
    • Tianzhu Zhang, Stan Z.Li, Lun Zhang, Shiming Xiang, and Si Liu. "Co-Training Based Segmentation of Merged Moving Objects," IEEE International Workshop on Visual Surveillance, in conjunction with ECCV, 2008.
  • Patents
    • Hanqing Lu, Jingqiao Wang, and Tianzhu Zhang. "Semantic Scene Understanding in Video Surveillance." In Chinese, 2011.
    • Changsheng Xu, Hanqing Lu, Tianzhu Zhang, and Si Liu. "Event Detection for Multimedia System." In Chinese, 2011.

Presentations:

  • "Image and Video Semantic Understanding," ADSC, Singapore, May 2011.
  • "Human Action Recognition via Multi-view Learning," ACM ICIMCS 2010, Harbin, China.
  • "A Generic Framework for Event Detection in Various Video Domains," ACM MM 2010, Italy.
  • "Boosted Exemplar Learning for Human Action Recognition," IEEE VOEC 2009.

Project Supervision:

Abandon object detection system, object classification system, abnormal event detection and video summary generation system in video surveillance, and facial expression recognition system.

Awards:

  • Excellent Student Scholarship, 2011
  • Excellent Graduate Students of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011
  • Excellent Graduate Students of University in Beijing, 2006
  • Hangtian Changzheng scholarship, 2005
  • Second Prize, Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest, Beijing, 2004
  • First Prize, The 20th Undergraduate Contest in Physics, Beijing, 2003
  • School Outstanding Student, School Excellent League Member, and School Role Models for Outstanding Students Scholarship, 2002-2006