Publications


[Journal | Conference | Video | Book/Chapter/Thesis | Patents

Citations (2500+) of my work from Google Scholar.

Journal Papers

TitleLink
11Hongcheng Wang, Ziyou Xiong, Alan Finn, and Zaffir Chaudhry, A Context-Driven Approach for Image-Based Crack Detection, accepted to Machine Vision and Applications, 20162016[PDF]
10Hongcheng Wang, Igor Fedchenia, Serge L. Shishkin, Alan Finn, Lance L. Smith and Meredith Colket III, Sparsity-Inspired Image Reconstruction for Electrical Capacitance Tomography, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol. 43, pages 59-71, June 20152015[PDF]
9Zhen Jia, Jianwei Zhao, Hongcheng Wang, Ziyou Xiong, and Finn Alan, A Two-Step Face Hallucination Approach for Video Surveillance Applications, Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol 74, pages 1845-1862, 20152015[PDF]
8Zhen Jia, Hongcheng Wang, Rodrigo Caballero, Ziyou Xiong, Jianwei Zhao, and Alan Finn, A Two-Step Approach to See-Through Bad Weather for Surveillance Video Quality Enhancement , Machine Vision and Applications (MVA), 23(6): 1059-1082, 20122012[PDF]
7Serge L. Shishkin, Gregory S. Hagen, and Hongcheng Wang, Total Variation Minimization with Separable Sensing Operator, International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking (IJFGCN), Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 55-662010[PDF]
6Hongcheng Wang and Narendra Ahuja, A Tensor Approximation Approach to Dimensionality Reduction, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Volume 76, Number 3, pp. 217-2292008[PDF]
5Juan Carlos Siebles, Hongcheng Wang, and Li Fei-Fei, Unsupervised Learning of Human Action Categories Using Spatial-Temporal Words, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Volume 79, Number 3, pp. 299-318 (Top three most cited papers published in IJCV between 2007 and 2011)2008[PDF]
4Qing Wu, Tian Xia, Hsueh-Yi Sean Lin, Hongcheng Wang and Yizhou Yu, Hierarchical Tensor Approximation of Multi-Dimensional Visual Data, IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics (TVCG), Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 186-1992008[PDF]
3Hongcheng Wang, Ning Xu, Ramesh Raskar and Narendra Ahuja, Videoshop: A New Framework for Video Editing in Gradient Domain, Graphical Models (GM), Volume 69, Issue 1, pp 57-702007[PDF]
2Hongcheng Wang, Qing Wu, Yi-Zhou Yu and Narendra Ahuja, Out-of-Core Tensor Approximation of Multi-Dimensional Matrices of Visual Data, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 527-535, 2005 (presented at ACM SIGGRAPH 2005, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Aug. 2005)2005[PDF] [Video] (DivX5.2 Compressed)
1Hongcheng Wang, Peter Jang and James A. Stori, A Metric-Based Approach to 2D Tool Path Optimization for High Speed Machining. ASME, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (JMSE), Vol.127, No.1, pp.33-482005[PDF]

Conference Papers

TitleLink
22Hongcheng Wang, Hongbo Zhou, and Alan Finn, Discriminative Dictionary Learning via Shared Latent Structure for Object Recognition and Activity Recognition, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, May, 2014.2014[PDF]
21Hongcheng Wang, Alan Finn, Ozgur Erdinc, and Antonio Vincitore, Spatial-Temporal Structural and Dynamics Features for Surveillance Video Fire Detection , WACV (Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision), Tampa, FL, USA, 20132013[PDF]
20Hongcheng Wang, Igor Fedchenia, Sergey Shishkin, Alan Finn, Lance Smith, and Meredith Colket III, Image Reconstruction of Electrical Capacitance Tomography Exploiting Sparsity, FIIW 2012 (Future of Instrumentation International Workshop), Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Oct. 2012.2012[PDF]
19Hongcheng Wang, Igor Fedchenia, Sergey Shishkin, Alan Finn, Lance Smith, and Meredith Colket III, Electrical Capacitance Tomography: A Compressive Sensing Approach, IEEE IST 2012 (International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques), Manchester, UK, July, 2012.2012[PDF]
18Zhen Jia, Hongcheng Wang, Ziyou Xiong, and Alan Finn, Fast Face Hallucination with Sparse Representation for Video Surveillance, Asian Conference of Pattern Recognition (ACPR), Beijing, China, Nov. 20112011[PDF]
17Zhen Jia, Hongcheng Wang, Rodrigo Caballero, Ziyou Xiong, Jianwei Zhao, and Alan Finn, A Two-Step Approach to See-Through Bad Weather for Surveillance Video Quality Enhancement, IEEE ICRA (IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation), Shanghai, China, May, 2011.2011[PDF]
16Matthew White, Vineet Sahasrabudhe, Alan Finn, Hongcheng Wang, Jay Fletcher, Steve Braddom, Self-contained Passive Autonomous Formation Flying, The AHS International Specialists’ Meeting on Unmanned Rotorcraft and Network Centric Operations, January 25-27, 20112011[PDF]
15Serge L. Shishkin, Hongcheng Wang and Gregory S. Hagen, Total Variation Minimization with Separable Sensing Operator, IAPR International Conference on Image and Signal Processing 2010 (ICISP 2010), Quebec, Canada, June 2010, pp. 86-93 (published in the series Lecture Notes on Computer Science 6134, Springer)2010[PDF]
14Zhen Jia, Hongcheng Wang, Rodrigo Caballero, Ziyou Xiong, Jianwei Zhao, and Alan Finn, Real-Time Content Adaptive Contrast Enhancement for See-through Fog and Rain, IEEE ICASSP (The 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing), Dallas, TX, March, 2010.2010[PDF]
13T. Zgaljic, N. Ramzan, M. Akram, E. Izquierdo, R. Caballero, A. Finn, H. Wang, and Z. Xiong, Surveillance Centric Coding, Proc. 5th International Conference on Visual Information Engineering: Workshop on Scalable Coded Media Beyond Compression, Xi’an, China, July 2008.2008[PDF]
12Ziyou Xiong, Rodrigo Caballero, Hongcheng Wang, Alan M. Finn, Muhidin A. Lelic, and Pei-Yuan Peng, Video-based Smoke Detection: Possibilities, Techniques, and Challenges, IFPA, Fire Suppression and Detection Research and Applications - A Technical Working Conference(SUPDET), Orlando, FL, 20072007[PDF]
11Hongcheng Wang, Yunqiang Chen, Tong Fang, Jason Tyan and Narendra Ahuja, Gradient Adaptive Image Restoration and Enhancement, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Atlanta, GA, 20062006[PDF]
10Juan Carlos Siebles, Hongcheng Wang and Li Fei-Fei, Unsupervised Learning of Human Actions Using Spatial-TemporalWords, British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Edinburgh, UK, Sep. 20062006[PDF]
9Tianli Yu, Hongcheng Wang, Wei-Chao Chen, and Narendra Ahuja, Sparse Lumigraph Relighting by Illumination and Reflectance Estimation from Multi-View Images, Eurographics Symposium on Rendering(EGSR), Nicosia, Cyprus, June 20062006[PDF] [Video]
8Hongcheng Wang and Narendra Ahuja, Rank-R Approximation of Tensors Using Image-as-Matrix Representation, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), San Diego, CA, June 20052005[PDF]
7Hongcheng Wang, Ramesh Raskar and Narendra Ahuja, High Dynamic Range Video Using Split Aperture Camera, IEEE 6th Workshop on Omnidirectional Vision, Camera Networks and Non-classical Cameras (OMNIVIS) (in conjunction with ICCV’05), Beijing, China, Oct. 20052005[PDF]
6Yunqiang Chen, Hongcheng Wang, Tong Fang and Jason Tyan, Mutual Information Regularized Bayesian Framework for Multiple Image Restoration, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Beijing, China, Oct. 20052005[PDF]
5Yunqiang Chen, Hongcheng Wang, Tong Fang and Jason Tyan, Image Compounding Based on Independent Noise Constraint, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, Mar. 20052005[PDF]
4Hongcheng Wang, Ramesh Raskar and Narendra Ahuja, Seamless Video Compositing, IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cambridge, UK, Aug. 20042004[PDF]
3HongchengWang and Narendra Ahuja, Compact Representation of Multidimensional Data Using Tensor Rank-One Decomposition, IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cambridge, UK, Aug. 20042004[PDF]
2Hongcheng Wang and Narendra Ahuja, Facial Expression Decomposition, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Nice, France, Oct. 20032003[PDF]
1HongchengWang and James A. Stori, A Metric-Based Approach to 2D Tool-Path Optimization for High-Speeding Machining, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Expo (IMECE), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Nov. 2002.2002[PDF]

SIGGRAPH Technical Sketch and CVPR Video Proceedings

TitleLink
3Juan Carlos Siebles, HongchengWang and Li Fei-Fei, Unsupervised Learning of Human Action Categories Using Spatial-Temporal Words, Video Proceeding, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (VPCVPR), New York, NY, USA, June 20062006[PDF] [Video]
2Tianli Yu, Hongcheng Wang, Wei-Chao Chen, and Narendra Ahuja, Sparse Lumigraph Relighting by Illumination and Reflectance Estimation from Multi-View Images, SIGGRAPH Technical Sketch, 20062006[PDF] [Video]
1Hongcheng Wang, Ramesh Raskar, Ning Xu and Narendra Ahuja, Videoshop: A New Framework for Video Editing in Gradient Domain, in Video Proceeding, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (VPCVPR), San Diego, CA, USA, June 20052005[PDF]
[Video]

Book/Book Chapters/Thesis

TitleLink
4Ziyou Xiong, Rodrigo Caballero, Hongcheng Wang, Alan M. Finn, and Pei-Yuan Peng, Video Fire Detection - Theory and Applications in Fire Industry, Ajay Divakaran (ed.), Multimedia Content Analysis, Theory and Applications, Springer-Verlag New York LLC, Editor: Ajay Divakaran, pp. 339 - 351, Springer, December 20082008[PDF]
3Hongcheng Wang, Recognition, Mining, Synthesis and Estimation (RMSE) for Large-Scale Visual Data Using Multilinear Models, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA, September 20062006
2Hongcheng Wang, Facial Expression Decomposition, M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA, June 20052005
1Zao Jiang and Hongcheng Wang, OpenGL VC/VB Programming for Computer Graphics, Science Press, Beijing, China, May 20012001

Patents

In total, 30+ US patents and patent applications (18 US patents issued as shown here).
TitleLink
18Method and system for position control based on automated defect detection feedback, with Paul Scheid, William J. Welch, Alan Finn, and Ziyou Xiong. 2016US Patent No. 9,471,057 B2[html]
17High Dynamic Range Imaging Sensor, filed by UTC - UTAS, with Jason Geng and Alan Finn2016US Patent No. 9,467,62 B2[html]
16Random Imaging, filed by UTC - UTAS (Goodrich Corp.), with Alan M. Finn, Sergey Shishkin, and Sergei Burlatsky, March 29, 201620169,300,865 B2 [html]
15System and Method for Video-Quality Enhancement, filed by UTC Fire and Security, with Zhen Jia, Ziyou Xiong, Rodrigo Caballero, Alan Finn, Jianwei Zhao, and Lei Sun, Feb. 09, 20162016US 9,258,531 B2 [PDF]
14Semantics Based Safe Landing Area Detection for an Unmanned Vehicle, filed by UTC - Sikorsky, with Ziyou Xiong, Jason Derenick, Christopher Stathis and Igor Cherepinsky2015US 9,177,481 B2 [PDF]
13System and Method for Object Detection, filed by UTC Fire and Security, with Zhen Jia, Ziyou Xiong2015US 9,064,172 B2 [PDF]
12Method and System for Automated Borescope Inspection Utilizing Prior Data, filed with UTC - Pratt & Whitney, with Paul Scheid, William J. Welch, Alan Finn, and Ziyou Xiong. US Patent No. US8,792,705 B2, July 29, 20142014US 8,792,705 B2 [PDF]
11Method and System for Automated Borescope Inspection, filed with UTC - Pratt & Whitney, with Paul Scheid, William J. Welch, Alan Finn, and Ziyou Xiong. US Patent No. US8,781,210 B2, July 15, 20142014US 8,781,210 B2 [PDF]
10Method and System for Data-Driven Automated Borescope Inspect (ABI), filed with UTC - Pratt & Whitney, with Paul Scheid, William J. Welch, Alan Finn, and Ziyou Xiong. US Patent No. US8,781,209 B2, July 15, 20142014US 8,781,209 B2 [PDF]
9Method and System for Automated Borescope Inspection User Interface, filed with UTC - Pratt & Whitney, with Paul Scheid, William J. Welch, Alan Finn, and Ziyou Xiong. US Patent No. US8,761,490 B2, June 24, 20142014US 8,761,490 B2 [PDF]
8Method and System for Multiple Simultaneous Automated Borescope Inspection, filed with UTC - Pratt & Whitney, with Paul Scheid, William J. Welch, Alan Finn, and Ziyou Xiong. US Patent No. US8,744,166 B2, June 3, 20142014US 9,744,166 B2 [PDF]
7Video-based system and method for fire detection, filed with UTC Fire and Security, with Ziyou Xiong, Rodrigo Caballero, Pei-Yuan Peng and Alan M. Finn, US Patent No. US8,655,010 B2, Feb 18, 20142014US 8,655,010 B2 [PDF]
6Region-of-Interest Video Quality Enhancement for Optical Object Recognition, filed with United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), with Zhen Jia and Lei Sun, US Patent No. US 8,532,414, Sept. 10, 20132013US 8,532,414 B2 [PDF]
5System and Method for Video Detection of Smoke and Flame, filed with United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), with Ziyou Xiong, Rodrigo Caballero, Pei-Yuan Peng and Alan M. Finn, US Patent No. US 8,462,980, Jun 11, 20132013US 8,462,980 B2 [PDF]
4System and Method for Ensuring the Performance of a Video-Based Fire Detection System, filed with United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), with Ziyou Xiong, Rodrigo Caballero, Pei-Yuan Peng and Alan M. Finn, US Patent No. US 8,538,063, Sept. 17, 20132013US 8,538,063 B2[PDF]
3Mutual Information Regularized Bayesian Framework for Multiple Image Restoration, with Yunqiang Chen, Tong Fang and Jason Tyan, filed with Siemens Corporate Research, US Patent No. US 7,684,643 B2, March, 20102010US 7,684,643 B2 [PDF]
2Image Compounding Based on Independent Noise Constraint, filed with Siemens Corporate Research, with Yunqiang Chen, Tong Fang and Jason Tyan, Patent No. US 7,508,968 B2, March 24, 20092009US 7,508,968 B2 [PDF]
1 Gradient-Based Image Restoration and Enhancement, with Yunqiang Chen, Tong Fang and Jason Tyan, filed with Siemens Corporate Research, Patent No. US 7,529,422 B2, May 5, 20092009US 7,529,422 B2 [PDF]