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2018
  • Shanxi University: On December 29, 2018, Prof.Gao went to Shanxi University for attending the second meeting of the academic Committee of the MoE Key Laboratory of Computing Intelligence and Chinese Information Processing as one of the academic committee member. (Dec. 30, 2018)

  • Board Member of CIE: On December 18, 2018, The 10th National Members' Representative Convention of the Chinese Institute of Electronics was held in Beijing. Prof. Gao attended this convention and was elected as one of the Board Member. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (Dec.20, 2018)

  • HIT Weihai: On December 16, 2018, Prof, Gao was invited by Prof. Shengping Zhang to attended the Academic Salon for Youth Teachers of Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai and gave a talk on AI. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 17, 2018)

  • SDAI2018: From December 14 to 16, 2018, the First Shandong Conference on AI was held in Jinan. Prof. Gao was invited to attended this conference and gave a invited talk on Augmented AI. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 17, 2018)

  • ACCE Meeting: On December 9, 2018, the first meeting of Advisory Committee for Computing Education was held at Xijiao Hotel of Beijing. Prof. Gao attended this meeting as a member of this committee, The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 10, 2018)

  • IGE Society Activity: On December 8, 2018, the Image and Graphics Society of Shaanxi Institute of Electronics held the academic activity at Xi'an University of Post and Telecommunications. We visited the Key Laboratory sponsored by the Ministry of Public Security. Prof. Ying Liu and Ms.Zhao, an internet celebrity were invited to gave lectures for all the members of this society. (December 9, 2018)

  • CAC2018: From Nov.30 to December 2, 2018, the Chinese Automation Conference (CAC2018) was conducted at Qujiang International Conference Center. Prof. Gao attended this conference and gave a talk at the parallel session on Machine learning organzied by prof. Licheng Jiao and Prof. Zhigang Zeng. (December 3, 2018)

  • IPIU Forum on AI: On November 25, 2018, Prof. Gao attended the Youth Forum on Next Generation AI held by the MoE Key Laboratory on Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding. Porf. Gao gave a talk on Augmented AI. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (Nov. 26, 2018)

  • CSIG Standing Council Meeting: On November 24, Prof. Gao went to Guangzhou for attending the CSIG standing council meeting at Baiyun International Conference Center. The First PRCV conference was held in the same hotel, whose ttarget is to become the Chinese CVPR. (Nov.26, 2018)

  • Lecture@XAUT: On November 22, 2018, Prof. Gao gave a talk entitled Big Data vs. Small Data in AI at Xi'an University of Technology as a visiting professor of XAUT. (Nov.23, 2018)

  • The Belt and Road: From  November 16-18, 2018, "The Belt and Road" Youth Innovation Conference was held in Xi'an Hotel. As the rotating Co-chair, Prof. Gao gave a welcome speech and host the invited talks. The related news can be accessed by clicking here. (Nov. 18, 2018)

  • National Supervisory Committee: On November 1, 2018, Prof. Gao attended the inaugural meeting of National Supervisory Committee on Education and Teaching as the representative of committee member of National Supervisory Committee on Computer Science and Technology. (Nov. 2, 2018)

  • Visit WSU: From October 24 to 28, 2018, Prof. Gao visited Wayne State University (WSU) to participate the related activities of 150 anniversary as the representative of Xidian University. (Oct.30, 2018)

  • CBC2018: From October 12 to 14, 2018, The Third CCF Bioinformatics Conference (CBC 2018) was held in Xi'an Hotel. As the general co-chair, Prof. Gao attended the opening ceremony and gave a welcome speeck. More than 400 participants attended this conference. (Oct.23, 2018)

  • Big Data 2018: From October 11 to 13, the 6th CCF Big Data 2018 was held in Shaanxi Guesthouse. As the general co-chair, Prof.Gao attended the opening ceremony. In the forum of visual big data, Prof. Gao gave a talk on "Human small data vs. Machine Bog Data" as a invited speaker. The detail news can be referring by clicking here. (Oct.23, 2018)

  • CCHI2018: From August 25 to 26, 2018, the First China Symposium on Cognitive Computing and Hybrid Intelligence (CCHI2018) was held in Jianguo Hotel, Xi'an. Prof. Gao was invited to attend this event and hosted two plenary talks given by Ms. Qianying Wang from Lenovo and Prof. Nanning Zheng from Xi'an Jiaotong University. IN the Parallel Session, Prof. Gao gave a talk on Thinking and Practice for Hybrid Augmented Intelligence. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (August 29, 2018)

  • IScIDE2018: From August 18 to 19, 2018, the 8th International Conference on Intelligence Science and Big Data Engineering (IScIDE2018) was held in Lanzhou University. Prof. Gao was invited to attend this conference and give the first keynote speech. In addition, Prof. Gao is the Steering Committee Member. (August 19, 2018)

  • CSIG YSF2018: From August 16 to 17, 2018, the CSIG Young Scientist Forum was conducted in Lanzhou University. Prof. Gao was invited to attend this forum. (August 19, 2018)

  • FMT2018: Form August 6 to 8, the 7th IEEE Conference on Future Multimedia Technologies (FMT2018) was conducted at Xiamen University, China. As one of the program committee Chair, Prof, Gao attended this conference and hosted the panel discussion session. (August 9, 2018)

  • Shanghai Criminal Police: From August 2 to 5, 2018, Prof. Gao and Associate Professor Wang were invited to visit Shanghai Criminal Police and discussed the further cooperation on the topic of heterogeneous facial image synthesis and recognition. The worked together to investigate some unsolved cases. (August 6, 2018)

  • Summer School: 2018 innovative ICT Summer School was open on July 23, 2018. Prof. Gao attended the opening ceremony of summer school and gave a welcome speech. There are 126 international student from 25 universities of 16 countries took part in this summer school. Here is the public news. (July 24, 2018)

  • Internationalization Conference: On July 13, 2018, the internationalization conference of Xidian University was held with the theme of "promote internationalization  strategy, upgrade cultivation modern". Prof. Gao gave a interpretation of the internationalization plan (2018-2022) at this conference. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. A further description can also be gotten by clicking here. (July 14, 2018)

  • Prof. Iida's visit: Dr. Iida Hiroyuki, a full professor in the School of Information Science at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), paid a visit to VIPs Lab on June 28, 2018 and gave a talk on "What one likes, one will do well". The detailed news was published here. (June 29, 2018)

  • AI Summit 2018: On June 22, 2018, the AI summit and CCF YOCSEF Xi'an were held in Fengdong, Xi'an. Prof. Gao was invited to attedn this summit and gave a keynote speech on "Thought of Human-machine Hybrid Augmented Intelligence". A public news can be accessed by clicking here. (June 23, 2018)

  • Training in UK: From May 28 to June 17, 2018, Prof. Gao went to UK for 21-day training organized by the China Education Association for International Exchange. Prof. Gao visited 8 universities including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, and Edinburgh etc. (June 20, 2018)

  • Faculty Establishment: On May 24, 2018, Faculty establishment meeting was conducted in Xidian University. 4 faculties , named as Faculty of Electronic Science and Technology, Faculty of Information and Communications, Faculty of Computer Science and Technology, Faculty of Cyber Security, were founded. Prof. Gao gave a talk on the running mechanism of the faculties. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (May 25, 2018)

  • CITW2018: On May 11, 2018, Communication and information theory workshop (CITW2018) was held in Xidian University. Prof. Gao attended this workshop and gave a welcome speech  on behalf of the host institution. On May 13, 2018, Prof, Gao attended the 2nd Edge Computing Conference and gave a welcome speech. (May 14, 2018)

  • Speech at GTBDAI2018: On May 5, 2018, Prof. Gao was invited to gave a talk at Forum on Graph Theory, Big Data and AI (GTBDAI2018), which hosted by the Xidian University and West Virginia University. (May 6, 2018)

  • SIE-IGS Activity: On April 28, 2018, the Image and Graphics Society of Shaanxi Institute of ELectronics organized an activity including visiting the "Shizihong" highway Station and donating books to Jingyao School. (April 29, 2018)

  • Speech at VALSE2018: On April 21, 2018, Prof.Gao went to Dalian for attending VALSE as the steering Committee Member and Keynote speaker. At VALSE2018, Prof. Gao was conferred the Certificate of Thanks for his contribution for VALSE (Vision And Learning SEminar), From then on, Prof.Gao will became a honorary committee  member. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (April 22, 2018)

  • CSIG@FZU: On March 24, 2018, Invited by Prof. Tiesong Zhao and Prof. Lun Yu, Prof.Gao went to Fuzhou University to attend the activity of Image and Graphics in China hosted by CSIG and gave a talk on Heterogeneous Image Synthesis and Recognition. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (March 25, 2018)

  • DPA-HLT: On March 10, 2018, Prof.Gao attended the Inaugural meeting of the Development and Promotion Association on High-level Talents of Shaanxi Province. At this meeting, Prof. Gao was elected as the member of the first board of this association. Public News (March 11, 2018)

  • CIE-YoSC Vice Chairs' Meeting: On February 1, 2018, the CIE-YoSC vice chairs' meeting was held in the headquarter of Chinese Institute of Electronics, Beijing. The previous vice Minister of the Ministry of Education, Ms. Xin Lu, the Secretary genral of CIE, Ms. Xiaolan Xu and Ms. Tianhong Wang attended this meeting. The meeting focused on the Belt and Road Youth Innovation Conference, which will be held in 2018 at Xi'an and Xidian University will host this conference. (February 5, 2018)

  • Academic Committee Member: On January 28, 2018, Prof. Gao was invited to attend the academic committee meeting of CAS Key Lab of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, CAS. Prof. Ninghui Sun, the Director of ICT conferred the Appointment Letter to all the academic committee members. Prof. Xilin Chen gave the annual report of ht e key lab. (January 31, 2018)

  • Standing Committee Meeting: On January 26, 2018, Prof. Gao went to Chongqing University of Telecommunications and Post to attend the standing committee meeting of Machine Learning Society, the Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence. Prof. Gao was assigned as one of the General Co-chair of CCML2018 and the guest editor of the special issue on CCML2018 of Journal of Software. (January 31, 2018)

  • Chinese Most Cited Researchers: Prof. Gao was recognized  as one of the Most Cited Chinese Researchers (2017) in the field of Computer Science by Elsevier, 2018.1.23. (January 23, 2018)

  • Excellent Dissertations: Dissertations of Dr. Nannan Wang and Dr. Xi Yang (Advisor: Prof. Xinbo Gao) were selected as Excellent Dissertations, 2017.11.15. (January 23, 2018)

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Advisor: Prof. Gao was selected as one of the Talent Bank of 10000 Advisor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2017.10.23. (January 23, 2018)

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2017
  • Attended a Seminar in Beijing: On December 16, 2017, Prof.Gao was invited to attend a seminar on caring the safety of elderly and gave talk on the application of AI to safety of elderly. The Research Center of Caring for the safety of the Elderly was unveiling at this seminar. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (Dec. 24, 2017)

  • Attended CSIG Summit: On November 25-26, 2017, Prof. Gao attended the CSIG Summit of Military Applications of Image Technology at Rocket Force University of Engineering and gave a talk on Heterogeneous Face Image Synthesis and Recognoition. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (November 30, 2017)

  • Gave a Talk at CCF-CV@XJTU: On November 23, 2017, Prof. Gao was invited by Prof. Deyu Meng to attend the activity of CCF-CV Series Lectures at Xi'an Jiaotong University and gave a talk on Hybrid Augmented Intelligence. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (November 30, 2017)

  • Gave a Talk at SEU: On November 18, 2017, Prof. Gao was invited by Prof. Z.-C. Lin and W.-M. Zheng to attend the Summit of Machine Vision and Emotion Computing at Southeastern University. Prof. Gao gave a talk on the thinking and practice of human-machine hybrid augmented intelligence. Prof. Y. Zhao, J.-H. Tao, H. Huang, Y,-N. Zhang, H.-L. Li, and X.-Y. Ji attended this summit and gave talks, respectively. (November 19, 2017)

  • Attending CIE Activity: From November 11 to 12, 2017, Prof. Gao attended "the Belt and Road" Youth Innovation Conference as the vice Chair of Youth Scientist Club of CIE. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking the following address. (November 13, 2017)

  • Attending MLA2017: From November 4 to 5, 2017, Prof. Gao was invited to attend the 15th China Workshop on Machine Learning and Applications (MLA2017) at Beijing Jiaotong University. There are more 1000 attendees to participated this event. Prof. Gao hosted the talk of Prof. Yi Ma from Shanghai Tech University. (November 6, 2017)

  • Attending the CAC2017: From October 20 to 22, 2017, the Chinese Automation Congress (CAC2017) was hosted in Jinan. About 3000 attendees participated this conference. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on the philosophy and technological foundation of the hybrid augmented intelligence in the Special Session on Computational Perception and Pattern Recognition. (October 28, 2017)

  • Forum for AI2.0 and DL: From October 20 to 22, 2017, the Key Laboratory of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding of MoE hosted the international Forum for the new Generation Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on the thinking and practice of hybrid augmented intelligence. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (October 28, 2017)

  • Hangzhou Stop of Image and Graphics in China: On October 14, 2017, Prof.Gao went to Hangzhou for participating the activity of CSIG Image and Graphics in China. Prof. Jun Yu from Hanzhou Dianzi University hosted this activity. Prof. Hengtao Shen, Prof. Jianping Fan and Prof.Junwei Han and Prof.Gao gave talks for this forum. Prof. Xiangwei Kong attended this activity as representative of CSIG. (October 16, 2017)

  • Prof. Alex Kot Visited VIPS Lab: On October 11, 2017, Prof. Alex Kot, the Fellow of Academy of Engineering of Singapore and IEEE Fellow, from Nanyang Technological University, visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Is Seeing Believing?". Before the lecture, Prof. Alex had a deep discussion with the faculty and Ph.D. students of VIPS Lab. This is the second visit to VIPS Lab for Prof.Alex. (October 12, 2017)

  • Attended the Meeting of Steering Committee for IScIDE: From September 22 to 23, 2017, Prof. Gao went to Dalian for attending the International Conference on Intelligence Science and Big Data Engineering (IScIDE2017) and the Steering Committee Meeting for IScIDE. It was decided that IScIDE2018 will be held in Lanzhou, and Prof. Hu Bin will host this conference. (September 24, 2017)

  • Invited Talk at ChinaMM: On September 16, 2016, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on Forum of Intelligent Media Processing of ChinaMM at Nanjing. Prof. Junqing Yu (HUST) hosted this forum, and Prof. Feng Wu (USTC), Prof. Tiejun Huang (PKU), Prof. Fei Wu(ZJU), and Prof. Hua Huang (BIT) also gave talks at this forum. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (September 20, 2017)

  • CSIG Executive Council Meeting: On 15, 2016, Prof. Gao went to Shanghai and participated CSIG Executive Council Meeting at the 9th International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG2017). (September 20, 2017)

  • CCF-AI Go to SXNU: On September 9, 2017, CCF-AI went to Shaanxi Normal University. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on Human-Machine Hybrid Intelligence. Prof. Juanying Xie hosted this activities. News. (Sept.10, 2017)

  • Attending AICC2017: On September 7, 2017, invited by Inspur Co., Prof. Gao went to Beijing for attending the AI Computing Conference (AICC2017) and gave a talk on Thinking and Practice of Human-Machine Hybrid Intelligence. (September 10, 2017)

  • Prof. Jimmy Huang Visiting VIPSL: On August 21, 2017, Prof. Xiangji Jimmy Huang from York University, Canada visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on image retrieval. As the general chair of SIGIR2020, prof.Huang would like to arrange this conference at Xi'an. That is a good news. (August 10, 2017)

  • ISN Key Lab Evaluation: On August 9, 2017, The expert group organized by CIE visited the State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Networks (ISN) and conducted the on-site evaluation. (August 10, 2017)

  • Attending CCML2017: From July 26 to 28, 2017, Prof. Gao went to Tianjin for attending the China Conference on Machine Learning (CCML2017) and hosted Prof. Jian Yu's talk at plenary session. (July 30, 2017)

  • Changjiang Schloar Appointment Ceremony: On July 16, 2017, Dr.Qi Tian was appointed as Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor by Xidian University. News (July 20, 2017)

  • Visiting Huaihai Institute of Technology: On July 8, 2017, Prof. Gao visited huaihai Institute of Technology and gave a talk on Challenges and Opportunities of Pattern recognition at Big Data Era. News (July 10, 2017)

  • Attending Rich Media Forum: On July 5, 2017, Prof. Gao attended the Rich Media Forum and Gave a talk on Challenges and Opportunities of Pattern recognition at Big Data Era at Beijing National Conference Center. News (July 10, 2017)

  • ISN Evaluation every 5 Years: From June 27 to 30, 2017, Prof. Gao went to Beijing for attending the State Key Lab Evaluation every 5 years and report the progress of ISN. (June 30, 2017)

  • Gaokao: From June 7 to 8, 2017, Gaokao was conducted. Fangyuan participated the National College Entrance Examination. Hope everything  is fine with him. GOOD LUCK!

  • Deep Learning and Big Data Perception Symposium: From May 25 to 28, 2017, the Deep Learning and Big Data Perception Symposium was held in Xidian University hosted by the Key Laboratory of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding. Prof. Gao gave a talk on Opportunities and Challenges of Pattern Recognition at Big Data Era at this symposium. The schedule of this symposium can be accessed by clicking here. (May 28, 2017)

  • General Affairs Council of CSIG: The third session of the seventh conference of CSIG was held in the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science on May 27, 2017. Prof. Gao attend this conference as an Executive of Council of CSIG. Prof. Tieniu Tan hosted this conference. (May 28, 2017)

  • HPC Cutting-edge Technology Symposium: CCF Xi'an held an HPC Cutting-edge Technology Symposium at Science Hall of Xi'an Jiaotong University on May 25, 2017. Prof. Gao attended this symposium and gave a talk on Opportunities and Challenges of Pattern Recognition at Big Data Era. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (May 26, 2017)

  • Summer Activity of IGES@SIE: On May 13, 2017, all the members of Image and Graphics Engineering Society of SIE organized the summer activity at Guanzhong Academy. Prof. Meifeng Wang gave a talk on Guanzhong Confucianism. Everybody enjoyed this activity very much. (May 14, 2017)

  • The 5th Meeting of SSIG: On May 6, 2017, the 5th Meeting of Shaanxi Society of Image and Graphics was held at Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology. This meeting elected the new leaders of society, and Prof. Gao was awarded the honorable vice director of SSIG for his contribution for this society. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (May 7, 2017)

  • Attending the NCCSDM2017: From April 28 to 30, 2017, on the invitation of Prof. Jian Yang, Prof. Gao attended the 2017 National Conference on Digital Medicine (NCCSDM2017) in Xi'an. Prof. Gao gave a talk on Breast Mass Detection based on Deep Learning. (May 1, 2017)

  • Huawei Terminal Forum: On April 20, 2010, Prof. Gao was invited to attend Huawei Terminal Forum and gave a talk on Opportunities and Challenges of Pattern Recognition at the Age of Big Data. Prof. Y.-H. Gong, Prof. J.-D. Chen and Prof. Lei Xie and Dr. R. Gong also attended this forum and gave talks. Thanks to Weilong for his effort and arrangement. (April 21, 2017)

  • Dr. LaiXu Visited VIPS Lab: From April 8 to 10, 2017, Dr. Lai Xu, the Senior Lecturer of Bournemouth University, UK, paid a visit to the VIPS Lab. During her visit, Dr. Xu gave a talk on Factories of the Furture: A View of EU H2020 FIRST Project. (April 11, 2017)

  • Interview for Fresh Master Students: On March 28, 2017, VIPS Lab held the interview meeting for the fresh master students in 2017. Finally, 38 students were accepted by VIPS Lab including 13 recommended students. (March 28, 2017)

  • Defense Meeting for Ph.D. Degree: On March 10, 2017, VIPS Lab held the defense meeting for Ph.D. Degree. Ms. Mingjin Zhang and Ms. Yanhua Yang presented their work at this meeting. The Chair of Defense Committee was Prof. Jianru Xue fro Xian Jiaotong University. (March 10, 2017)

  • Prof. Chunhua Shen Visited VIPSL: On March 6, 2017, Prof. Chunhua Shen from University of Adelaide paid a vist to VIPS Lab and gave a talk. Here is the homepage of Prof. Shen. (March 6, 2017)

  • Gave a Talk at XAUT: On February 25, 2017, Prof. Gao gave a talk on how to prepare a proposal for NSFC at Xi'an University of Technology invited by the CCF Xi'an Branch. This activity was hosted by Prof. Xiaojiang. Prof. Qinghua Zheng, Prof. Xingshe Zhou and Prof. Dingyi Fang also gave talk for this activity. (February 25, 2017)

  • National Natural Science Award: On January 9, 2017, the National Science and Technology Award Conference was held in the Great Hall of People. General Secretary Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang and other Party and state leaders presented the Highest National Award of Science and Technology to academician Zhao Zhongxian and researcher Tu Youyou and conferred other awards to their winners. VIPs Lab was very luck to obtain the Second Prize of National Natural Science Award. Congratulations to VIPs Lab. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (January 12, 2017)

  • Academic Committee Member: In the beginning of 2017, Prof. Gao was invited by two key laboratories as academic committee members, one is State Key Laboratory of Marine Resource Utilization in South China Sea, Hainan University, and another is Key Laboratory of Computational Intelligence and Chinese Information Processing of MoE, Shanxi University. (January 12, 2017)

  • Editorial Board Member: From 2017, Prof. Gao was invited as one of the Editorial Committee Members of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (PRAI), which is a popular journal in the filed of artificial intelligence. (January 12, 2017)

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2016

  • Gave a Talk at XAUT: On December 4, 2016, Prof. Gao was invited to gave a talk on the history of Neural Networks at Xi'an University of Technology as a visiting professor of School of Printing, Packaging Engineering and Digital Media Technology. (December 6,2016)

  • Opening Ceremony of NPC2016: On October 28, 2016, Prof. Gao attended the 11th International Conference on Bio-inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BIC-TA 2016), and gave a welcome speech as general chair. BIC-TA2016 was hosted by Prof. Maoguo Gong from Xidian University and Prof. Linqiang Pan from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and the detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 6,2016)

  • Opening Ceremony of NPC2016: On October 28, 2016, Prof. Gao attended the 13th IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing (NPC 2016) at Shaanxi hotel, and gave a welcome speech as a general co-chair. NPC2016 was hosted by Prof. Qiguang Miao from Xidian University and Prof. Wenguang Chen from Peking University, and the detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 6,2016)

  • Gave a Talk at  Forum of Brain-like Intelligence: On October 15, 2016, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk at the International Forum of Brain-like Computation and Deep Learning for Big Data. Thanks a lot for the invitation of Prof. Jiao. The detailed schedule of this international forum can be accessed by clicking here.  (October 16, 2016)

  • Symposium of  IGES: On October 15, 2016, the Image and Graphics Engineering Society of Shaanxi Institute of Electronics conducted the symposium at Northwestern University. Before the academic exchange, all the participants visited the Natural Museum of Northwestern University. Then, Dr. Qiang Sun, Yong Fang, adn Nannan Wang gave talks in the field of image and graphics engineering. (October 16, 2016)

  • Keynote Speech at CS2016: On October 14, 2016, Prof. Gao went to Xianmen for attending the 2nd International Workshop on Cyber Security and gave a keynote speech entitled by "Heterogeneous Face Image Synthesis and Recognition for Public Security". During this workshop, Prof. Gao visited Xiamen University with the accompany of Shengchuan. (October 16, 2016)

  • CAAI Best Ph.D. Thesis: On September 24, 2016, Dr. Nannan Wang and Prof. Gao went to Hefei and attended the Best Thesis Awarding Ceremony held by CAAI. Congratulation to Nannan. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (September 30, 2016)

  • Attending the Sino-Russian Forum: On September 23, 2016, Prof. Gao attended the Sino-Russian Forum for Engineering Technology held in Northwestern Polytechnic University, which is hosted by China Association for Science and Technology. The related news can be referred to here.

  • Opening Ceremony of ACM Xi'an: On September 17, 2016, the opening ceremony of ACM Xi'an was held in the new campus of Northwestern University. Academician Prof. Wen Gao and Prof. Nanning Zheng and the Chair of ACM China, Prof. Yunhao Liu attended the activities. Prof. Ling Gao and Prof. Xuelong Li were appointed as Co-Chair of ACM Xi'an Board, and Prof. Gao was appointed as Vice Chair of ACM Xi'an Board. (September 18, 2016)

  • Lecture from Prof. Wenqi Liu: On September 9, 2016, Prof. Wenqi Liu, from Kunming University of Science and Technology, was invited to visit VIPS Lab. Prof. Liu gave a talk on Public Data Gaming and Quality Control. All the students in the class of Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems participated this lexture. The information about this talk can be referred to here. (September 10, 2016)

  • Defense for Ph.D. Degree: On September 4, 2016, two Ph.D. students, Di Wang and Weiping Ni, took part in the defense meeting for their Ph.D. degree respectively. The defense meeting committee includes Prof. Jiao, Prof. Xue, Prof. Feng, Prof. Gong and Prof. Wang. Ms. Di Wang and Mr. Weiping Ni passed the defense smoothly and obtained the Ph.D. degrees. Congratulations! (September 10, 2016)

  • Opening Ceremony: On September 2, the Opening Ceremony for the fresh Graduate Student was held at the north campus. Prof. Gao was invited to give a lecture entitled by the history of artificial neural networks and deep learning at the ceremony. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here.  (September 10, 2016)

  • ICIMCS2016 was successfully closed: From August 19 to 21, 2016, the 8th International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS2016) was held in Xi'an. As the General Co-Chair, Pof. Gao gave a welcome speech. Prof. Rongrong Ji, Cheng DEng, and Yue Gao were Programming Co-Chair. Prof Changwen Chen, from State University of New York at Buffalo, and Prof. Nicu Sebe, from University of Trento,  gave keynote speeches. Nearly 200 attendees participated in this conference. (August 22, 2016)

  • Multimedia Frontier Summit: On August 19, 2016, the Multimedia Frontier Summit was held in Tangcheng Hotel, Xi'an. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk entitled "The History of Neural Networks and Deep Learning". Prof. Rongrong Ji, from Xiamen University hosted this summit and about 100 participants attended this meeting. (August 22, 2016)

  • Xidian-Samsung Workshop: On August 18, 2016, VIPS Lab held the Xidian-Samsung Workshop on Deep Learning for Computer Vision. at Xidian University. 5 expert from Samsung SDS and some VIPS Labers attended this workshop. Prof. Zhekun Zheng, Prof.Qiguang Miao, Prof. Bo Chen and Dr. ZHenxing Niu gave talks. 4 Ph.D. students, Mr. Zhaoqi Guo, Zhicheng Jiao, XIaodan Zhang, and Dong Liang reported their research advance. Dr. Wen Lu and Lihuo He hosted this workshop. (August 19, 2016)

  • National High Level Talent Special Support Program: On August 1, 2016, the Office of Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee issued the List of Leading Talents of the second batch of National "Wan Ren Plan", which is the high level talent special support program. Prof. Gao was one of the members in this list. Congratulations! (August 5, 2016)

  • Innovation Talent Support Program for PostDocs: Dr. Shengchuan Zhang obtained the sponsor of the Innovation Talent Support Program for PostDocs. Only 200 talents were selected into this program. Congratulations! Dr. Shengchuan was graduated from VIPS Lab in 2016, and now works in School of Information Science and Technology, Xiamen University. The detailed information is here. (August 5, 2016)

  • Executive Member of CSIG Council: On July 29, 2016, the No.7 National Congress of CSIG members was held in Beijing. Prof. Gao was elected as the Member of CSIG Council and Executive Member of CSIG Council. Congratulations! The related news can be referred to here. (August 1, 2016)

  • CAAI Excellent Ph.D. Thesis: On July 15, 2016, Dr. Nannan Wang was recommended as one of nine excellent Ph.D. Thesis of CAAI in 2016. The title of the thesis is Heterogeneous Face Image Synthesis and its Applications, and the supervisor is Prof. Gao. Congratulations to Nannan. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here.  (July 16, 2016)

  • CCF-CV Series Lectures: On May 26, 2016, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk for CCF-CV Series Lectures at Beijing University of Telecommunications and Post (BUPT). The lecture meeting was hosted by Prof. Fei Su, vice dean of School of Information and Communication Engineering, BUPT. The detailed information can be referred by clicking here. (May 27, 2016)

  • Forum on Brain-like Intelligence and Interpretation of Remote Sensing Big Data: From May 14 to 15, 2016, the Forum on Brain-like Intelligence and Interpretation of Remote Sensing Big Data was hosted by the Key Lab of Ministry of Education in Xidian University. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on pattern recognition in a combined cyber-physical-cognitive space. The detailed schedule can be accessed by clikcking here. (May 15, 2016)

  • Silk Road Universities Alliance on ICT Education: From May 13 to 14, 2016, the International Forum for Silk Road Universities Alliance on ICT Education was held at the new campus of Xidian University. On behalf of Xidian University, Prof. Gao proposed to set up the Silk Road Universities Alliance in ICT field and gave a talk on "Activate Silk Road, Sparkle Innovation Era". Dr. Dmitriy G. Kovalenko, Vice Rector for International Affairs and Youth Relations, National Research University of Electronic Technology, Dr. Helena Zhivitskaya, Vice Rector for Education, Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, and Prof. Lev Buziukov, Dean of Infocommunication Networks and System, Bonch-Bruevich Sait-Peterburg State University of Telecommunications, and other distinguished guests attended this forum. (May 14, 2016)

  • Electronic Information Forum of CIE at Xidian: On May 12, 2016, the Electronic Information Forum was held at Xidian University. Prof. Gao hosted this forum, and Prof. Hao, academician of CAS, Prof. G.-M. Shi and Prof. Jeon gave talks. The interaction was very warm and attendees were very active to communicate with the speakers. The forum was very successful. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (May 12, 2016)

  • Activity for IGE Society of SIE: On May 7, 2016, the image and graphics society of Shaanxi Institute of Electronics conducted an activity at the new campus of Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (Caotang Campus). First, all the participators visited the buildings designed by the professors of XUAT and then two scholars, Prof. Jun Feng and Associate Prof. Hanqiang Liu gave lectures respectively. Finally, all the attendees had a luch at the canteen of XUAT. Each delegate paid for his/her luck by himself/herself. (May 8, 2016)

  • Defense for State Key Lab of Engineering: On April 28, 2016, Prof.Gao and Dr. B. Wang went to Beijing and defensed for the state key lab of engineering on video surveilliance and intelligent processing at Hubei Building. The competition was very drastic. Hope that we are lucky enough. (April 29, 2016)

  • Invited Talk at IEEE SIDAS 2016: From April 24 to 25, 2016, Prof. Gao went to Wuhan for attending VALSE2016 and IEEE SIDAS 2016. In the afternoon of April 24, Prof. Gao visited the famous Luojia Mountain and Cherry flower street with accompany with Dr.Zou Hua. In the morning of April 25, 2016, on invitation of Prof. Zhenzhong Chen, Prof. Gao visited the State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing and School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering and gave a talk on Face Sketch-photo Synthesis. Prof. Jianya Gong, an Acadimician of CAS, and Prof. Liangpei Zhang attending the semina. In the afternoon of April 25, Prof. Gao gave invited speech on Pattern Recognition in Combined Cyber-physical-cognitive Space at IEEE SIDAS 2016. (April 27, 2016)

  • Trip to Jinan: On the invitation of Prof. H.-X. Zhang from Shandong Normal University, Prof. Gao went to Jinan for attending the Academic Promoting Meeting from April 15 to 17, 2016. During stay in Jinan, Prof. Gao gave a talk on heterogeneous face image recognition at Jinan University hosted by Prof. J.-P. Li and a talk on image quality assessment at Shandong University of Finance and Economics hosted by Prof.Y-L. Yin. (April 18, 2016)

  • ICASSP-WSAC 2016: After ICASSP2016, some experts moved to Xi'an to attend the Workshop on Sensor Array Communications held be IEEE Xi'an Section on March 28, 2016. Prof. Gao attended this workshop as the director of the state key lab of ISN and hosted one invited speech. (March 28, 2016)

  • IEEE TPAMI Paper Accepted: There is a good news from David Forsyth, the Editor-in-Chief, that the submission from VIPS Lab was accepted by the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (IEEE TPAMI). The title is Graphical Representation for Heterogeneous Face Recognition, and the authors are Chunlei Peng, Xinbo Gao, and Nannan Wang. Congratulations! It is a milestone for the high-quality journal papers of VIPS Lab. Hope more TPAMI papers will be accepted. (March 18, 2016)

  • CIE Fellow: Prof. Gao was upgraded the membership of Chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE) from Senior Member to Fellow. Congratulations! This year, there are 17 new fellows selected by the committee. (March 18, 2016)

  • CVPR paper Accepted: The submission of "Ordinal Regression with a Multiple Output CNN for Age Estimation" was accepted by the top conference of the field of computer vision and pattern recognition CVPR2016. Congratulations to Zhenxing and his team. This year, CVPR2016 will be held from June 27 to 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada,USA. (March 12, 2016)

  • Defense for Ph.D. Degree: On March 5, 2016, two Ph.D. students of VIPs Lab, Mr. Weilong Hou, Ms. Junge Shen, participated the defense meeting for their Ph.D. Degrees. After 3 hours' presentation and Q&A, they passed the defense smoothly. Congratulations! (March 5, 2016)

  • Spring Festival Holiday: From Feburary 6 to 11, 2016, Prof. Gao went hometown and spent spring holiday with parents. (Feurary 12, 2016)

  • Most Cited Chinese Researcher: According to the news and message of website of Elsevier in China, Prof, Gao was recognized  as one of the Most Cited Chinese Researchers (2015) in the fild of Computer Science. This honor is due to all the members of VIPS Lab. Congratulations! (Juaurary 25, 2016)

  • Graduation Ceremony: On Janurary 8, 2016, the Graduation Ceremony was held for master student. VIPS Lab sent a group of master students to companies and institutes. Congratulations to all the graduated students. (Janurary 24, 2016)

  • CIE-YoSC Established: On December 26, 2015, the CIE Young Scientist Club was established at Beijing. Prof. Gao was elected as the Vice Chairman of club and gave a talk on hybrid human-machine intelligence. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 27, 2015)

  • Evaluation of NSFC Project: On December 21, 2015, NSFC held the evaluation meeting for the project of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. After 4-year research, our group successfully finished research plan with good results. Finally, we get the score of "A". (December 22, 2015)

  • Talent Program Review: On December 16, and 19, 2015, Prof. Gao attented the review meetings for Young Project of Changjiang Program of Ministry of Education and the Leading Talent Program of Ministry of Science and Technology. (December 20, 2015)

  • Academic Committee Meeting of Key Lab of NUST: On November 10, 2015, Prof. Gao attended the academic committee meeting of Image and Video Understanding Key Lab for Social Safety of Jiangsu Province. Click here for detailed news. (December 21, 2015)

  • Evaluation for State Key Lab of ViMicro: On December 7, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited as one of Expert Committee by Ministry of Science and Technology to evaluate the State Key Laboratory of ViMicro (Preparation) at Beijign. (December 8, 2015)

  • Academic Committee Meeting of ISN: On November 28, 2015, the State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Networks (ISN) conduct the 3rd academic committee meeting at Xidian University. Prof. Gao, as the director of ISN, reported the advance and results of ISN. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (November 29, 2015)

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2015

  • CIE-YoSC Established: On December 26, 2015, the CIE Young Scientist Club was established at Beijing. Prof. Gao was elected as the Vice Chairman of club and gave a talk on hybrid human-machine intelligence. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (December 27, 2015)

  • Evaluation of NSFC Project: On December 21, 2015, NSFC held the evaluation meeting for the project of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. After 4-year research, our group successfully finished research plan with good results. Finally, we get the score of "A". (December 22, 2015)

  • Talent Program Review: On December 16, and 19, 2015, Prof. Gao attented the review meetings for Young Project of Changjiang Program of Ministry of Education and the Leading Talent Program of Ministry of Science and Technology. (December 20, 2015)

  • Academic Committee Meeting of Key Lab of NUST: On November 10, 2015, Prof. Gao attended the academic committee meeting of Image and Video Understanding Key Lab for Social Safety of Jiangsu Province. Click here for detailed news. (December 21, 2015)

  • Evaluation for State Key Lab of ViMicro: On December 7, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited as one of Expert Committee by Ministry of Science and Technology to evaluate the State Key Laboratory of ViMicro (Preparation) at Beijign. (December 8, 2015)

  • Academic Committee Meeting of ISN: On November 28, 2015, the State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Networks (ISN) conduct the 3rd academic committee meeting at Xidian University. Prof. Gao, as the director of ISN, reported the advance and results of ISN. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (November 29, 2015)

  • WRC2015: On November 23, 2015, Prof.Gao attended the World Robot Conference (WRC) at Beijing. (November 23, 2015)

  • Visit to SEU: On November 21, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to visit Southeast University by Prof. Wenming Zheng for participating the Symposium on Interaction Technology between Brain and Information System hosted by Acadimician Yu Wei. At this symposium, Prof. Gao gave a talk on Human-Machine Hybrid Intelligence. (November 22, 2015)

  • Prof, Yuhua Qian's visit: On November 14, 2015, Prof. Yuhua Qian from Shanxi University paid a visit to VIPS Lab and gave a talk on his research in the field of granular computing. Prof. Gao recommended him as the candidate of award of science and technology for young Scientists. (November 15, 2015)

  • Pre-evaluation for SKL: On November 3, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited as one of Expert Committee by Ministry of Science and Technology to pre-evaluate the State Key Laboratory of Sustainable Exploration and Applications for Ocean Resource (Preparation) at Hannan University. (November 4, 2015)

  • IEEE Activity: On October 30, 2015, the Symposium of authors of IEEE papers was held in Xidian University. Dr. H. Anthony Chan gave a talk on hwo to write high quality IEEE scientific papers. Ms. Li Qing, the manager of IEEE China hosted this symposium, Prof Gao gave a welcome speech on behalf of IEEE Xi'an Section. Click here to access the detailed news. (October 31, 2015)

  • Gave a Talk at CIE-YC2015 and Forum of BIC: On October 27, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on the New Pattern Recognition Paradigm based on CPSS at the CIE-YC2016 and the Froum of Brain-inspired Computing, Xi'an. (October 28, 2015)

  • Member of CCF Council: From October 19 to 22, 2015, Prof. Gao and Prof. Deng wento to Hefei for attending three meetings, Annual Conference of Big data Task Force, the 11th congress of member's representatives of CCF and the China National Computer Congress (CNCC). Prof. Deng was elected as the Associate Member of Big Data Task Force and Prof. Gao was elected as the Member of 11th Council of CCF. (October 25, 2016)

  • Gave a Talk at XAUT: On October 15, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on "A New Pattern Recognition Paradigm based on CPSS"at School of Printing and Packing and Digital Media, Xi'an University of Technology. As the visiting professor, Prof. Gao gave talk at XAUT every october at the Annual Academic Confernce for postgraduate students. (October 16, 2015)

  • Visit to Taiyuan: From October 9 to 11, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to attend the review meeting for the "Collaborative Innovation Center" of Shanxi Province in Taiyuan. Here, Prof. Gao met some friends like Prof. Liang, Prof. Li and J. Wen. (October16, 2015)

  • CCCV2015 Closed: From September 18 to 20, 2015, the China Conference on Computer Vision (CCCV2015) was held in Xi'an Tangcheng Hotel. The School of Computer Science and Technology and the National Key Laboratory on Integrated Services Networks (ISN) hosted this conference. A success was achieved with the effort of some professors and students. As the general co-chair, Prof. Gao attended the opening ceremony and the banquet and delivered welcome speech and toast speech. The detailed new can be accessed by clicking here. (September 21, 2015)

  • Give a Talk at Salon of CAST: On Spetember 9, 2015, the 3rd Innovation Salon of Science and Technology was held in Qujiang Campus, Xiao Jiaotong University, sponsored by Chinese Association of Science and Technology. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on A New Paradigm for Pattern Recognition. The Salon was hosted by Prof. Lin Jing. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (September 12, 2015)

  • Give a Talk at SWJTU: From August 15 to 18, 2015, Prof. Gao went to Southwest Jiaotong University for attending the China Conference on Machine Learning (CCML2015). Before the conference, Prof. Y. Yang hosted a Forum of Big Data Analysis and Mining, and Prof. Gao was invited to give talk on Image Quality Assessment based on Big Data Mining. (August 20, 2015)

  • Give Talks at HUT: From August 9 to 11, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to visit Hefei Unibersity of Technology and participate the Symposium of Data Mining and Intelligent Computing hosted by Prof. X.-D. Wu and the Symposium of Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Computing hosted by Associate Professor Y.-M. Tang. Prof. Gao gave 2 talks on image quality assessment and heterogeneous face image synthesis. (August 12, 2015)

  • Executive member of the council: Prof. Gao was elected as an Executive member of the council of Division of Rich Media and Command, Chinese Institute of Command and Control. (July 20, 2015)

  • Visit Paderborn University: From June 13 to 18, 2015, Prof. Gao and Mr. Zuo visited Paderborn University and the open ceremony of Confucius Institute collaborated by Xidian and Paderborn. The detailed news can be referred to here. (June 20, 2015)

  • Giving a Talk: On May 11, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk at the Symposium on Intelligent Perception and Brain-like Computing for Big Data. The title of this talk is Visual Computing and Image Quality Assessment based on Triple Spaces Fusion. (May 13, 2015)

  • VALSE2015: From May 8 to 10, 2015, the Vision and Learning Seminar (VALSE2015) was contacted in Chengdu. A big delegation from VIPS Lab attended this event. Prof. Gao particiapted the panel discussion as one of the 6 panelists. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. The next VALSE will be held in Wuhan, 2016. (May 12, 2015)

  • Directors' Meeting for State Key Lab: On May 6 2015, all the directors of state key Labs and national labs are gathered in Ministry of Science and Technology for attending the meeting about the reformation for key research and development plans. Prof. Gao was invited to participate this meeting as the director of ISN state key lab. (May 7, 2015)

  • CCFAI2015 Peer-Reviewers' Meeting: From April 25 to 26, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to attend the peer-reviews' meeting for CCFAI2015 at Shanxi University.During the meeting, Prof.Gao visited Jin Ci companied by Associate Prof. Jing. (April 30, 2015)

  • IJCAI Paper Accepted: A good news just obtained from the program committee of IJCAI2015. TWO papers have been accepted to appear in the IJCAI 2015 proceedings and to be presented at the IJCAI 2015 Conference.
    [1] Di Wang, X.-B. Gao, X.-M. Wang, L.-H. He. Semantic Topic Multimodal Hashing for Cross-media Retrieval, for both a 20-minute talk and a poster presentation.
    [2] Cheng Deng, Z.-T. Lv , W. Liu, J.-Z. Huang, D.-C. Tao, X.-B. Gao. Multi-View Matrix Decomposition: A New Scheme for Exploring Discriminative Information, for both a 10-minute talk and a poster.
    A record number of 1996 papers were submitted to IJCAI-15. Of these, 575 papers (28.8 %) were accepted based on their novelty, originality, clarity and impact. IJCAI is the Tier-A International Confernce in the filed of Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition suggested by CCF. (April 17, 2015)

  • Intelligent Big Data Processing Forum: On April 11, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to attend the Intelligent Big Data Processing in Cloud Computing Age at Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Prof. Gao gave a talk on Image Quality Assessment based on Triple Space Fusion. Prof. H. Jin, G.-R. Wang, G.-Y. Wang, Q.-Q. Miao, K. Lv, M. Wang and Y. Yu attended this forum. The detailed skedule can be accessed by clicking here. (April 12, 2015)

  • Papers Accepted: In recent, we got the feedback for the review results of some papers finished by the Ph.D. students in VIPS Lab. Some of them were accepted by high-level journals, such as IEEE TNNLS: W.-L. Hou, F. Gao, X. Yang, L. Zhao, C.-L. Peng (Minor), IEEE TIP: S.-C. Zhang; IEEE TC: D. Wang; CVIU: Z.-X. Niu; IEEE MM: W.-L. Hou. Congratulations! (April 12, 2015)

  • Innovation Team: On Feburary 26, 2015, Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC announce the list of innovation team in the important field. Prof. Gao's Team was listed in this document. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (March 6, 2015)

  • Research Award for International Education: For the contribution in the field of Internatioanl Education, Prof. Gao was awarded the scientific research award by the China Association for International Education. COngratulations! (March 6, 2015)

  • Most Cited Chinese Researcher:  On Feb.2, 2015, Elsevier released the List of 2014 Most Cited Chinese Researchers. Prof. Gao is listed as one of the most cited researcher in the fild of Computer Science. Congratulations! (Feb.4, 2015)

  • Academic Committee Meeting of Nanligong Lab: On Jan. 29, 2015, as a member of Academic Committee of Jiangsu Provincial Key Lab of Image and Video Understanding, Prof. Gao was invited to have a annual meeting at Nanjing University of Science and Technology. Profs. Q.-M., B. Li, H.-D., G.-R., Y. Dou also attended this meeting. (Jan. 30, 2015)

  • Key Project Midterm Evaluation: From Jan. 21 to 22, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to perform midterm evaluation for the NSFC-Guangdong key projects at Xijiao hotel. Prof. J.-Z. Luo and Prof. L.-S. Huang were appointed as convenors. (Jan.23, 2015)

  • Kick-off Meeting for the Key Project of NSFC: On Jan.15, 2015, the kick-off meeting was held for the key project of NSFC. Prof.J.-Ch. Lv from Sichuan University and all the members of the research group attended this meeting. (Jan.15, 2015)

  • Distinguished Member of CCF: Prof. Gao was elected as distinguished member of CCF for his contribution on computer science and service for CCF. Congratulations, this year 32 new distinguished member was elected. (Jan.13, 2015)

  • Defense Meeting for Ph.D. Degree: On Jan.12, 2015, Mr. Nannan Wang and Fei Gao passed their defense for their Ph.D. degrees. COngratulations, Nannan and Fei! (Jan. 12, 2015)

  • Anuual Meeting of SIGI: On Jan.11, 2015, Shaanxi Image and Graphics Institute held the annual meeting at Airforce Engineering University. After meeting, Prof. Gao climbed the Bailuyuan with some friends to enjoy the good county scene. (Jan.11, 2015)

  • Annual Meeting of IEEE Xi'an Section: On Jan. 10, 2015, IEEE Xi'an Section conducted the annual meeting and new year celebration. As an executive member of Xi'an Section, Prof. Gao attended this activity. (Jan.10, 2015)

  • Defense Meeting for Double Degree Program: On Jan 9, 2015, Prof. Gao was invited to attend a defense meeting for double degree program between NWPU and University East Pairs. An international defense committee was composed of 3 French scholars and Xuelong and I. Mr. Wang presented his thesis and answered questions raised by the committee members. (Jan.9, 2015)

  • New Year Celebrating Meeting: On Jan. 8, 2015, VIPS Lab held the new year celebrating meeting. The presentatives of three sublabs shew the demonstration for their research results, and some students were awarded Best Researching, Best developing, and Best Service awards. Then all the members of VIPS Lab and some alumini attended the new year part at Yanyangtian restaurant. (Jan.8, 2015)

  • Dr.You's Visit: On Jan. 1, 2015, Dr. You Visited VIPS Lab and fpund some collaborative possiblity. (Jan.1, 2015)

  • Meeting with President of Egypt: On Dec.23, 2014, During his stay in China, President Sisi of Egypt had meet with the Top University Leader. Prof. Gao attended this visit on behalf of Xidian University at China World Hotel, Beijing. (Dec.25, 2014)

  • Defense for Innovation Talent Promotion Plan of MOST: On Dec.8, 2014, Prof. Gao particapted the defense for the innovation team in key area for the Innovation Talent Promotion Plan of Ministry of Science and Technology. Have good luck. (Dec.10, 2014)

  • Visiting Canada and USA: From Nov.28 to Dec.6, 2014, Prof. Gao visit Canada and USA for recruiting scholars for Xidian University. During this visit, Prof. Gao visited Toronto University, IBM Toronto, North Carolina State University, Duke University, North Carolina University at Charllotte, Harvard University and MIT. The detailed information can be obtained by clicking here. (Dec.10, 2014)

  • Keynote Speech at BWCCA2014: On Nov.8, 2014, Prof. Gao gave a keynote speech at the 9th International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA2014). (Nov.11, 2014)

  • MLA2014: From Nov.7 to 9, 2014, the China Workshop of Machine Learning and Applications (MLA2014) was held in Xidian University. Nearly 20 famous scholars were invited to give talks and top conference review. The meeting room is full of audiences and there are over 700 participants attended this workshop and the poster session. Here is the public news. (Nov.10, 2014)

  • MVFL2014: From October 31 to November 2, 2014, MVFL2014 was held in Jinan University. As the General Chair, Prof. Gao attended this conference and gave a welcome speech. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. During MVFL2014, Prof. Gao and Zh.-Ch Jiao visited the Medical School of Shandong University and had a discussion with Prof. Liu. Here is the news.(Nov. 3, 2014)

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2014

  • Meeting with President of Egypt: On Dec.23, 2014, During his stay in China, President Sisi of Egypt had meet with the Top University Leader. Prof. Gao attended this visit on behalf of Xidian University at China World Hotel, Beijing. (Dec.25, 2014)

  • Defense for Innovation Talent Promotion Plan of MOST: On Dec.8, 2014, Prof. Gao particapted the defense for the innovation team in key area for the Innovation Talent Promotion Plan of Ministry of Science and Technology. Have good luck. (Dec.10, 2014)

  • Visiting Canada and USA: From Nov.28 to Dec.6, 2014, Prof. Gao visit Canada and USA for recruiting scholars for Xidian University. During this visit, Prof. Gao visited Toronto University, IBM Toronto, North Carolina State University, Duke University, North Carolina University at Charllotte, Harvard University and MIT. The detailed information can be obtained by clicking here. (Dec.10, 2014)

  • Keynote Speech at BWCCA2014: On Nov.8, 2014, Prof. Gao gave a keynote speech at the 9th International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA2014). (Nov.11, 2014)

  • MLA2014: From Nov.7 to 9, 2014, the China Workshop of Machine Learning and Applications (MLA2014) was held in Xidian University. Nearly 20 famous scholars were invited to give talks and top conference review. The meeting room is full of audiences and there are over 700 participants attended this workshop and the poster session. Here is the public news. (Nov.10, 2014)

  • MVFL2014: From October 31 to November 2, 2014, MVFL2014 was held in Jinan University. As the General Chair, Prof. Gao attended this conference and gave a welcome speech. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. During MVFL2014, Prof. Gao and Zh.-Ch Jiao visited the Medical School of Shandong University and had a discussion with Prof. Liu. Here is the news.(Nov. 3, 2014)

  • Xidian-Broadcom Joint Lab: On October 27, 2014, Prof. Gao hosted the launch ceremony of Xidian-Broadcom Joint Lab on Vehiclar Networks at Xidian University. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (Oct. 28, 2014)

  • Gave a Talk at MC Week: On October 19, 2014, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on "Mathematics and Humanities in Research" at the close ceremony of Mathematics Cultural Week of Xidian University in the New Campus. (Oct. 20, 2014)

  • Visiting Professor of XAUT: On October 15, 2014, Prof. Gao was awarded as a visiting professor of XAUT. At the awarding ceremony, Prof. Gao gave a talk on "Heterogeneouus Facial Image Synthesis". (Oct.15, 2014)

  • Welcome Speech: In recent, Prof. Gao gave several welcome speeches at difference conferences, like the 8th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS2014) and the Conference on Crytologival Algorithm of CACR. (Oct. 15, 2014)

  • Gave a Talk at CAAI Forum: On October 7, 2014, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk at the Young Scholar Froum of CAAI. Prof. Gao presented the related works of Weilong entitled "Think Differently for IQA". The program of this forum is here. (Oct. 10, 2014)

  • Moral Model of Teachers: On September 30, 2014, the Xidian News Paper published a paper to introduce the moral model of teachers, Prof. Gao. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (Sept. 30, 2014)

  • Academic Committee Memeber: On September 27, 2014, Prof. Gao was appointed the member of Academic Committee of Xidian Univeristy. In addition, Prof. Gao was also the member of Academic Degree Evaluation Committee. Here is the committee member list. (Sept. 27, 2014)

  • Gave Invited Talk at CIT2014: The IEEE CIT2014 was held from Sept.11 to 13, 2014 sponsored by the state key lab of ISN. Prof. Gao attended this conference and gave a invited talk on Sept.13, 2014 with title of "Learning Image Quality Evaluation. (Sept. 14, 2014)

  • Visiting Jinan University: From Sept.5 to 7, 2014, Prof. Gao went to Jinan University for attending the paper review meeting for MVFL2014. There are nearly 200 submissions for MVFL2014, and the accepted paper were recommended to different journals. The attendees include Prof. Yu, Shen, Wang, Zou, Yin, and Li. Let us meeting again in Jinan for MVFL2014. (Sept. 14, 2014)

  • Openning Ceremony for New Semester: In the afternoon of September 4, 2014, VIPS Lab conducter the openning ceremony for new semester. Nearly 30 master students and 3 Ph.D. students joined VIPS Lab. Welcome! (September 4, 2014)

  • Defense Meeeting for Ph.D Degree: On September 4, 2014, two of Prof. Gao's foreign Ph.D.students, Mr. Salaheldin and Mr. Ismail from Egypt, participated the defense meeting for Ph.D. degree. After 3 hours, both of them passes the defense and is suggested granting the Ph.D. Degree from Xidian University. Congratulations! (September 4, 2014)

  • Visiting Kaohsiung: From August 24 to 28, 2014, Prof. Gao went to Gao Xiong for visiting some sister universities, like Kaohsiung University of Applied Science and I-Shou Universiry as well as Fo Guang Temple. (August 29, 2014)

  • Visiting Tianjin: From August 11 to 12, 2014, Invited by Prof.J.-W. Dang, Prof. Gao visited Tianjin University and attended the mid-term evaluation of 973 project. And Prof. Gao visited the statue of Mudan in Nankai University. (August 12, 2014)

  • Invited Talk: On August 8, 2014, Invited by prof.D.-Q. Miao, Prof. Gao gave an invited speech at CRSSC-CWI-CGrC 2014, Kunming. The title of the speech is "Heterogeneous face photo-sketch synthesis and assessment". (August 10, 2014)

  • Shuiwang's Visit: From August 6 to 8, 2014, Prof. Shuiwang Ji, from Old Dominion University, visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Machine Learning in Visionand Brain Analytics". (August 8, 2014)

  • Academic Exchange: On July 31, 2014, Profs. Gao and Deng attended the 2014 IEEE Forum on Future Multimedia Technology at Chengdu. They took this occasion to visit Prof. Zhang Y and J.-C. Lv. (August 1, 2014)

  • Training Program: On July 19, 2014, VIPS Lab conducted the summer training program. The Professors gave some lectures on life planning, program coding, how to do presentation and so on. Most of the students of VIPS Lab participated the training program. (July 20, 2014)

  • Defense for Key Project of NSFC: On July 15, 2014, Prof. Gao and Prof. Deng and Dr. Lu went to Xijiao Hotel and participated the proposal evaluated for the NSFC key project. Let us wait for the final result. Good luck! (July 16, 2014)

  • Construction Plan Assessment: On July 12, 2014, the construction plan of Innovation Research Team in Univeristy of MoE entitled "Visual Computing and Collaberative Cognition" was evaluated by the Expert Group invited by Ministry of Education. Prof. Gao presented the construction plan. After the site inspection and Q&A, the expert group gave a good assessment. The Chinese news can be accessed by clicking here. (July 12, 2014)

  • Prof. Shih-fu Chang's Visit: On July 11, 2014, Prof. Shih-Fu Chang, IEEE Fellow, the Senior Vice Dean of Columbia Engineering, Columbia University, visited VISP Lab and discuss further cooperation and exchange. The detailed news can be accessed here. (July 11, 2014)

  • Xidian-IBM Analytic Cloud: On June 26, Prof. Gao signed the cooperation agreement with IBM China on behalf of Xidian University. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here, here, here, and here. (June 28, 2014)

  • Visiting Shanxi University: From June 7 to 8, 2014, Prof. Gao was invited to visit Shanxi University by Prof. W.-J. Wang and attend the defense meeting for 2 Ph.D. students. After the meeting, Prof. Gao visited the Pingyao Ancient City and Qiao’s Family Compound accompanied by prof. W.-J. Wang and Associate Prof. Wen Jing, thealumna of VIPS Lab. (June 9, 2014)

  • Invited Speech At CCDM2014: On May 25, 2014, Prof. Gao was invited to give a invited speech at the China Conference on Data Mining (CCDM2014) in the Normal University of Zhejiang, Jinhua, Zhejiang. (May 26, 2014)

  • Wedding Ceremony of Yifan and Dongyu: On May 24, 2014, some of VIPSL members attended the wedding ceremony of Yifan and Dongyu at Qujiang Hotel. Both the Bride and Bridegroom are from VIPS Lab. Best regards for the new couple. (May 25, 2014)

  • Talk atUSTB: On May 10, 2014, Prof. attended the 2nd International Workshop on Pattern Recognition and Bog Data Engineering at University of Science and Technology Beijing. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on "Heterogenous Facial Image Synthesis". This workshop was sponsored by the Chinese Golden Triangle Forum of Information Science and Intelligence Science. (May 11, 2014)

  • Talk at XAUT: On May 1, 2014, to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Xi'an University of Technolgy, Prof. Gao gave a talk at School of Printing & Packaging (SPP) entitled "Image Quality Asessment based on Machine Learning and Big Data", invited by Prof. Erhu Zhang, the vice dean of SPP. After the talk, a small panel discussion was conducted in SPP. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (May 1, 2014)

  • IBM-University Cooperation: From April 23 to 24, the annual meeting for the IBM-University cooperation was held in Dalian hosted by the Dalian University of Technolgy. Prof. Gao attended this meeting and obtained the innovation collaborative award on behalf of Xidian University. The detail news can be reached by clicking here. (April 25, 2014)

  • VALSE2014: From April 19 to 20, 2014, Prof. Gao went to Ocean University of China for attending the VALSE2014 with 6 faculty members and 2 Ph.D.students. As one fo the steering committee members, Prof. Gao hosted the first session including Dr. MA Yi and Dr. Shan Shiguang's talks. Mr. Wang Nannan and Gao Fei gave 2 poster presentation. Meanwhile, Prof. Gao visited Prof. Wei Zhiqiang's Lab. VALSE 2015 will be held in Chengdu, and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China will host it. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (April 21, 2014)

  • Innovative Team Acceptance Meeting: In the afternoon of April 12, 2014, Prof. Gao attended the innovative team acceptance meeting hosted by the Ministry of Education at Chang'an University. Dr. R.-S. Gao attended this meeting and Prof. X.-M. Zhao presented the development report of his innovative team. The acceptance committee suggest MoE continuing to support this team.  The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (April 12, 2014)

  • 111 Project Launching Ceremony: In the morning of April 12, 2014, Prof. Gao attended the 111 project launching ceremony of Chang'an University. Prof. X.-M. Zhao hosted the 111 project. Prof. Gao gave a talk on City Road Big Data Processing. (April 12, 2014)

  • Lunch Meeting: On April 10, 2014, Prof. Gao attended the lunch meeting sponsored by Huawei Xi'an and hosted by Dr. Zilong Wang and Dr.Yulong Shen. Both of Yulong and Zilong are from the State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Networks. The luch meeting provides a sharing the ideas and experience plateform for the young researcher. (April.10, 2014)

  • 1st Distinguished Young Scientist Symposium: From March 29 to 30, 2014, the Foundamental Research Association of Northwestern Polytechincal University held the First Symposium for Distinguished Young Scientists. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on machine learning-based image quality assesment, which involved the IQA with big data and mining. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (March 30, 2014)

  • 3 Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Awards: It was said that 3 Ph.D. thesises from VIPS Lab just obtained the excellent thesis awards of Xidian Univerisyt. The authors are Kaibing Zhang, Xueli Chen, and Lingling An. And 2 of them was recommended to apply for the Shaanxi Provincial award competition. Good Luck! The related news can be accessed by clicking here. (March 24, 2014)

  • Defense Meeting for the First International Ph.D. Student: On March 9, 2014, Mr. Souleymane, the first international Ph.D. Student from Niger passed his defense meeting for Ph.D. Degree. As his suoervisor, Prof. Xinbo Gao was proud of him for cultivating the first Ph.D. student of Xidian University. The detailed news can be accessed by clicking here. (March 10, 2014)

  • Paper Accepted: Recently, there are two papers of VIPS Lab have been accepted. One is Dr.Zhenxing Niu 's paper entitled "Semi-supervised Relational Topic Model for Weakly Annotated Image Recognition in Social Media" accepted by CVPR2014. Another is Ms.Yang Xi's paper entitled "A Shape-initialized and Intensity-adaptive Level Set Method for Auroral Oval Segmentation" accepted by Information Science. Congratulations! (March 4, 2014)

  • Defense Meeting for Master Students: On March 1, 2014, VIPS Lab held the defense meeting for the master students. 10 students passed the defense meeting and other 5 students will participate the next defense meeting on March 5, 2014. (March 2, 2014)

  • Academic Discussion: On February 18, 2014, Prof. Yu Jian from Beijing Jiaotong University paied a visit to VIPS Lab and discussed the problem of axiomatic system construction of cluster analysis with Prof. Gao. (February 18, 2014)

  • Lecture Meeting: On February 17, Dr.Xiaozhou Li from Princeton University gave a lecture on "Building Highly Concurrent Cuckoo Hash Tables" at Room 609 of New Scientific Building. It started the first lecture of 2014. (February 17, 2014)

  • PC Member of MM: This year, Prof. Gao was  invited to act as the program committee member of ACM Multimedia Conference 2014, which is a premier conference and worldwide event bringing together multimedia experts and practitioners across academia and industry. (Fenruary 15, 2014)

  • Visiting JAIST: From February 6 to 10, 2014, at the invitation of Prof. Iida Hiroyuki, the dean of School of Information Science of JAIST, Prof. Gao visited JAIST for 5 days. During the visit, Prof. Gao attended the defense meeting for the Ph.D. Degree of a student as the defense committee member and met the president Prof. Katayama and president-elect Prof. Asano. (February 11, 2014)

  • Summing-up Meeting of Faculty Group: In January 24, 2014, most of the faculty members gathered in meeting room 316 to sumarize the work of the last year from the aspects of teaching, research, and service. Then they had a simple and happy celebration. From that time, VIPS Lab started the winter vacation formally. (January 24, 2014)

  • Some Visitors of VIPS Lab: From January 20 to 23, 2014, some visitors paied visit to VIPS Lab for exchanging ideas and sharing research experience. They were Mr. Guo Yongqiang, Director of Coopertion Office fo Hauwei, Prof. Niu from Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Dr. Sun Qiang from Xi'an University of Technology and Dr. Peng Renbing from Facebook! (Januray 23, 2014)

  • CCF Awarding Meeting: On January 18, 2014, Prof. Gao attended the CCF Award Meeting at Jinmao Westin Hotel, Beijing as director of Multivalued Logic and Fuzzy Logic Society of CCF. Congratulations to all the winner of different awards! (Januray 18, 2014)

  • Summing-up Meeting of SIGI: On January 18, 2014, Prof. Gao attended the summing-up meeting of Shaanxi Image and Graphics Institute at the Fourth Military Medical University. Three excellent scientific paper of provicial level were awarded for VIPS Lab. Congratulations! (Januray 18, 2014)

  • Symposium on Ubiquitous City Information Processing: On January 14, 2014, VIPS Lab organized a symposium of theories and key thchnologies of ubiquitous city information processing in Xidian University. Over 10 experts from Hefei, Tianjin and Xi'an attended this symposium. (Januray 14, 2014)

  • Summing-up Meeting of VIPS Lab: On January 10, 2014, VIPS Lab conducted the summing-up meeting, which contains two part, oral presentation and demo show. Some members of VIPS Lab were conferred Best Service Awards. After the meeting, all the members and some alumini of VIPS Lab had the dinner party in a Chaffy Dish Resteraut. (January 10, 2014)

  • Attending the Summing-up Meeting of SIE: On January 9, 2014, Prof. Gao attended the summing-up meeting of Shaanxi Institute of Electronics at Tangcheng Hotel. On the one hand, Prof. Gao introduced the activities and plan of the of Image and Graphics Society, on the other hand all the attendees congrarulate Prof. Hao for the promotion of Chinese Acadimician of Academy of Sciences. (January 9, 2014)

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2013

  • Annual Academic Committee Meeting of ISN Lab: On Dec.28, 2013, the National Key Lab of ISN held the annual academic committee meeting at the Room 609, the new Scientific Building. Prof. Gao presented the 2013 final report. Prof. Xiong ZX from Texas A&M and Prof. Xia XG from University of Delaware attended this meeting. (Dec. 29, 2013)

  • The Mid-term Evaluation: From Dec. 24 to 25, 2013, Prof. Gao went to Hangzhou for attending the mid-term evaluation for the NSFC Fund for Distinguished Young Scientist. Prof. Gao reported the research progress and obtian a positive feedback. (Dec. 26, 2013)

  • Cheung Kong Professor: Prof. Gao was pormoted as the Cheung Professor of Ministry of Education, China. Click here for the detialed news. (Dec.23, 2013)

  • Innovation Team of MoE: VIPS Lab was selected as the Innovation Team of Cheung Kong Professor by the Ministry of Education, China. Click here for the detailed information. (Dec. 21, 2013)

  • Attended the Steering Committee Meeting of IScIDE: At the invitation of Prof. Baochuan Fu, Prof. Gao went to Suzhou University of Science and Technology for attending the steering committee meeting of IScIDE on Dec.19, 2013. The IScIDE2015 will be held in Suzhou. (Dec. 20, 2013)

  • Visiting Macau and Hong Kong: From Dec. 10 to 14, 2013, Prof. Gao wenti Macau and Hong Kong for 5-day visit. He first visited the University of Macau and met the President, Prof. Zhao W. and the dean of Faculty of Science and Technology, Prof. Philip Chen. Then he went to Hong Kong to visit the Chinese University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and met the Vice Presidents, Prof. Huo and Prof. Weng. (Dec. 15, 2013)

  • Defense Meeting for Ph.D. Degree: On Dec. 7, 2013, VIPS Lab held the defense meeting of Ph.D. Degree for Mr.Lihuo He. The committee members include Prof. Jiao LC, Prof.Xue JR, Prof. Yuan Y, Prof. Shi GM and Prof. Li J. COngratulations to Lihuo for successfully passing the defense. (Dec. 9, 2013)

  • Visiting the No.27 Institute of CETC: From Nov.21 to 22, 2013, Prof. Gao and Dr. Deng and Mr. Zhao Lin went to the No.27 Institute of CETC and paid a visit of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research Center. In addition, they attend the annual academic conference. Prof. Gao gave a talk on Object Detection adn Tracking. (Nov. 23, 2013)

  • Attending CAC2013: From November 6 to 8, 2013, Prof. Gao attend the 2013 Chinese Automation Congress (CAC2013) at Changsha, China. The General Chair is Prof. Youxian Sun, the academician of Academy of Technology, and the Program Committee Chair is Prof. Nanning Zheng, the Academician of Academy of Technology, China. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on Cyber-Physicial System based Image Quality Assessment Service at the Panel Session of Cyber-Physical System (CPS) by Prof. Feiyue Wang, Prof. Xinping Guan, and Prof. Jiming Chen. (Nov. 8, 2013)

  • Attending MLA2013: From November 2 to 3, 2013, Some members of VIPS Lab, like Gao, Deng, Lu, Han, Wang, He, attended the MLA2013 workshop in Fudan University, Shanghai. As the Co-PC Chair, Prof. Gao hosted a session and gave a talk on "Blind image quality assessment based on machine learning". One of the poster presentation of our lab obtained the honorable mention for the Best Poster Presentation. Congratulations! (Nov. 4, 2013)

  • The First IEEE TGRS Paper Accepted: On Oct.21, 2013, the first IEEE TGRS paper entitled "Multi-Kernel Implicit Curve Evolution for Selected Texture Regions Segmentation in VHR Satellite Images" was accepted. The first author is Mr. Souleymane, the Ph.D. Candidate of VIPS Lab. Congratulations! It indicates that VIPS Lab formally starts the new field of Romote Sensing Image Processing and Analysis. (Oct. 20, 2013)

  • Natural Science Award Competition: On Oct. 20, 2013, the Science and Technolgy Award of MoE was reviwed at Guizhou. VIPS Lab applied for the Natural Science Award on the Theory and Ky Technology of Information Grid on Near Space. Good Luck! (Oct.20, 2013)

  • Innovation Team Defense: On Oct. 12, 2013, Prof. Gao and Dr. Deng participated the defense for Innovation Team of MoE. There are 9 teams as candidates and 5 of them will be selected. Good Luck! (Oct.16, 2013)

  • Prof. Hiroyuki Iida Visited VIPS Lab: On september 16, 2013, Prof. Hiroyuki Iida from JAIST visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Why people play games and sports?". Prof. Iida was a grandmaster of Shogi player, and now a professor of JAIST. Clicking here, you will find the picture of Prof. Iida and some members of the VIPS Lab. (Sept. 23, 2013)

  • The First IJCV Paper Published Online: The first paper at International Journal of Computer Vision was published online for VIPS Lab. The First author is the Ph.D. student, Mr. Nannan Wang. The title is "A Comprehensive Survey to Face Hallucination, DOI 10.1007/s11263-013-0645-9". Congratulations! (Sept. 11, 2013)

  • The First ICCV Paper Accepted: A good news just came from the ICCV 2013 Program Chairs, Kyros Kutulakos, Yi Ma, Steve Seitz, Phil Torr that Dr. Cheng Deng'a paper (Paper#: 1392 Title: Visual Reranking through Weakly Supervised Multi-Graph Learning) was accepted as a poster by ICCV 2013. It is the first ICCV paper for VIPS Lab after 1 paper for CVPR 2011 and 3 papers for CVPR 2012. Congratulations to Cheng and all the faculty members of VIPS Lab are encouraged to try the ICCV, CVPR and NIPS. (Sept.4, 2013)

  • Call for Papers: As one of guest editors of Signal Processing (Elsevier) Special Issue on “Machine Learning and Signal Processing for Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis”, I cordially invited you to submit high qaulity paper to this SI. The Deadline is: March 1, 2014. The detailed information of this specail issue can be obtained by clicking here or here. (Sept. 1, 2014)

  • Opening Ceremony for New Semester: On August 31, 2013, the opening ceremony for new semester was held at Room II-241, the Main Building by the VIPS Lab (i.e., the Lab of Big Data Mining and Deep Learning). Almost all the Ph.D. students and Master students participated this ceremony. First, the Video for the VIPS Lab was played before the ceremony. Then all the advisors gave a welcome speech. (August 31, 2013)

  • Chunhui Plane: On August 23, 2013, Prof. Gao attended the panel discussion of the delegation of Chunhui Plan and biult the initial connection with Prof. Hao Li from Pairs Sud 11 in the direction of Graph Theory and Communications, Prof. Xiaoquan Gao from Pairs France 2 in the direction of Internation Dynamique and Dr. Dong Han in the direction of Mulitmedia Retrieval. (August 23, 2013)

  • Dr. Rongrong Ji and Dr. Yue Gao Visited VIPS Lab: On August 19, 2013, Dr. Rongrong Ji, professor of Xiaman University and Dr. Yue Gao, Postdoc of National University of Singapore visited VIPS Lab and gave talks on "Social Multimedia Analytics: A case study on microblog sentiment prediction" and "Brand Tracking in Microblog", respectively. Most of the facultis of the VIPS Lab participated the discussion. (August 23, 2013)

  • Prof. Gao Attended CCML2013: From August 16 to 18, 2013, as the member of standing committee of Technical Committee of Machine Learning, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, Prof. Gao attended the China Conference on Machine Learning (CCML2013) at Kunming, Yunnan. The details of CCML2013 can be accessed by clicking here. (August 23, 2013)

  • Dr. Yu Qiao Visited VIPS Lab: On August 9, 2013, Dr. Yu Qiao, Vice Director of Institute of Advanced Integrated Technology, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on the reserarch of his group. (August 9, 2013)

  • Prof. Gao Was Invited as Academic Committee Member: From 2012 to 2014, Prof. Gao was invited as academic commitee member of Key Lab of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition of Shenzhen. (August 9, 2013)

  • Xuyu Went to Auburn University: On August 7, 2013, Xuyu Wang went to Auburn University for pursing Ph.D. Degree under the guidance of Prof. Shiwen Mao. Hope Xuyu enjoy the life in USA. (Auguste 9, 2013)

  • Dr. Gang Hua Visited VIPS Lab: On August 2, 2013, Dr. Gang Hua, an associate professor of Stevens Institute of Technology, visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Probabilistic Elastic Part Model". Also, Dr. Hua showed some interesting DEMO. (August 2, 2013)

  • Attending IScIDE2013: From July 30 to August 2, 2013, As a member of Steering Committee, Prof. Gao attended the IScIDE2013 at Beijing with Dr. Bin Wang, Dr. Bing Han and Mster students Ning Mei and Xianjun Gao together. Prof. Gao Gao chaired a session, Dr. Bin gave an oral presentation (5% acceptance rate). Ms. Ning Mei gave a spotlight presentation and Dr. Bing and Mr. Xianjun gave poster presentation. (August 3, 2013)

  • Postdoctoral Funding: In May and July, several postdocs from VIPS Lab obtained project fundings from China Postdoctoral Coucil and Shaanxi Postdoctoral Coucil. Ms. Bing Xiao and Mr. Jinguang Chen obtained the project fundings from China Postdoctoral Coucil and Ms. Bing Xiao and Ms. Lingling An obtained the project fundings from Shaanxi Postdoctoral Coucil. The detailed information can ne accessed by clicking here and here. (July 28, 2013)

  • Plaque Awarding Ceremony: In the afternoon of July 22, 2013, Prof. Gao attended the plaque awarding ceremony hosted the Science and Technology Department of Shaanxi Province for the Key Technological Creative Group. (July 22, 2013)

  • Attending 2013 IEEE Forum on Media Computing and Communication: On July 22, 2013, Prof. Gao attended the 2013 IEEE Forum on Media Computing and Communication at High-Tech Hotel and gave a welcome speech at the opening ceremony. During the forum, an earthquake occured at the Dingxi, Gansu Province. Mourning to the victims! (July 22, 2013)

  • Attending the Symposium of Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Computing: From July 18 to 21, 2013, Prof. Gao attended the Symposium of Fuzzy Logic  and Intelligent Computing at Shandong University, Jinan. Before this symposium, Prof. Gao went hometown for half of day. (July 22, 2013)

  • Dr. Joan Xue Visited VIPS Lab: On July 11, 2013, Dr. Joan Xue visited VIPS Lab, who came from a medical research institution of Huston. An agreement intention was reached after the deep discussion. (July 11, 2013)

  • Excellent Textbook Award: According to the news from Department of Teaching Affairs, the textbook entitled "Stochastic Signal Analysis" was awarded the first prize of Xidian University. The detailed new can be accessed by clicking here. (July 8, 2013)

  • Attending Wedding Ceremony: On July 6, 2013, Prof. Gao attended the wedding ceremony of Ms. XIaotian Wang and acted as the chief witness. Best regards to the new family. (July 6, 2013)

  • Attending the Project Argumentation Meeting: On June 27, Prof. Gao attended the project argumentation meeting of Xi'an Stomatological Hospital. All the attendees discusses the project on Tooth Implanting Robot, which involved the scientific visualization, automatic control, path planing and so on. This project will be benificial to the human being. (June 27, 2013)

  • Defense for Cheung Kong Scholar Professorship: At 10:18 of June 21, Prof. Gao attended the telephone-defense for the 2012 Cheung Kong Scholar Professorship. The whole duration is abour 10 minutes. Good luck! (June 22, 2013)

  • Prof. Rong Jin Visited Xi'an: On June 11, 2013, Prof. Rong Jin from Michigan State University visited Xi'an. Prof. Gao and Assoc. Prof. Deng had a meet with Prof. Jin. Jin's research interest includes the theory of Machine Learning. (June 11, 2013)

  • Prof. Gunnlaugur Björnsson Visited VIPS Lab: On June 5, 2013, Prof. Gunnlaugur Björnsson from Iceland University visited VIPS Lab with Prof. Ruiyuan Liu, Prof. Hongqiao Hu, and Associate Prof. Zejun Hu. The Auroral Processing and Analysis Group reported their works on auroral classification and auroral oval segmentation. (June 6, 2013)

  • Prof. Jian Zhang Visited VIPS Lab: On May 27, 2013, Prof. Jian Zhang, Associate Professor of UTS, visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on the research progress of his group. (May 28, 2013)

  • Post ISCAS2013 Conference: On May 23, 2013, the Post ISCAS2013 was held in Xidian University. Prof. Gao gave a welcome speech and briefly introduce Xidian University to the attendees. 7 IEEE Fellow attended this conference. The related news can be accessed by cliking here. (May 24, 2013)

  • Workshop on IPIU: On May 18, 2013, the international workshop in intelligent perception and image understanding was hosted in Main Building II-227. Prof. Gao gave a welcome speech on behalf of Xidian University. After opening ceremony, Prof. Gao gave a talk on digital image quality assessment. The detailed schedule can be reached here. (May 19, 2013)

  • Prof. Gao Gave a Talk for Undergraduate Students: In the evening of May 12, 2013, Prof. Gao was invited by the Student Affairs Office to give a talk on "Study abroad and future plaaning" for the undergraduate student in the new campus of Xidian University. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here and reading the related public news . (May 14, 2013)

  • Dr. Guangliang Fan Visited VIPS Lab: On May 8, 2013, Prof. Guoliang Fan, from Oklahoma State University, visited VIPS Lab and had a panel discussion with the members fo VIPS Lab. (May 9, 2013)

  • Dr. Yun Fu Visited VIPS Lab: On May 4, 2013, Dr. Yun Raymond Fu, from College of Engineering, Northeastern University, visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Large-Scale Social Media Analytics". After the talk, Dr. Fu had a meeting with the members of VIPSLab. (May 5, 2013)

  • Visiting Bournemouth University: From April 28 to May 2, 2013, as the Visiting Professor of Bournemouth University, Prof. Gao visited BU for 5 days. There, Prof. Gao had some meetings with Vice Chanceller, Dean of Design, Engineering and Computing DEpartment and Dean of Graduate School. On May 1, Prof. Gao give a talk on "Image Quality Assessment" at BU and the detailed information can be accessed at the Research Blog of BU.  (May 4, 2013)

  • Attending VALSE2013: From March 19 to 21, 2013, As one of the steering committee of VALSE2013, Prof. Gao attended the 3rd Vision And Learning SEminar (VALSE2013) at Southeast University, Nanjing. Prof. Gao hosted the fisrt Session and gave a talk on IQA & VALSE. Then He attened the panel discussion on Biologically Inspired Systems and Deep Learning as a panelist. (March 22, 2013)

  • Attending the FFST of CAS: On MArch 17, 2013, Prof. Gao attended the Forum on Frontiers of Science and Technology held by Academic Division of CAS at Beijing Science Hall. This forum discussed the frontires of signal and information processing. (March 18, 2013)

  • Exchange Activity of IGE Committe: On March 13, 2013, the Image and Graphics Engineering Committee of Shaanxi Electronics Institute held the first meeting of 2013 at Xi'an University of Technolgy. 12 members of the committee attended this meeting and discuss the activity plan of 2013. The next meeting will be held at Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology. (March 14, 2013)

  • Nannan Wang Obtained the Funding for Excellent Ph.D. Thesis: On March 3, 2013, Wang Nannan, the Ph.D. Student of VIPS Lab obtained the funding for the excellent Ph.D. Thesis. The detialed document can be referred to here. Congratulations to Nanan! (March 4, 2013)

  • Give a Talk at XUAT: On March 28, 2013, Prof. Gao gave a talk on Image Sparse Representation and Image Quality Assessment at Xi'an University of Archtecture and Technology. (March 29, 2013)

  • Master Students Defense: On March 4, 2013, 7 master students of VIPS Lab participated the defense for their Master Degrees. All of them past the defense smoothly. Congratulations! (March 5, 2013)

  • Most Cited Signal Processing (Elsevier) Articles from 2008 – Honorable Mention: Two papers were recommended as the Honorable Mention Award for Most Cited Singal Processing (Elsevier) Artical from 2008. (1) C. Deng, X.-B. Gao, X.-L. Li, and D. Tao. A local Tchebichef moments-based robust image watermarking, Signal Processing (Elsevier), vol. 89, no. 8, pp.1531-1539, August 2009; (2) X. Li, Y. Hu, X.-B. Gao, D. Tao, and B. Ning. A multi-frame image super-resolution method. Signal Processing (Elsevier), vol. 90, no. 2, pp. 405-414, February, 2010. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. Congratulations! (Feb.3, 2013)

  • Excellent Paper Awards: Three papers of VIPS Lab were awrded the Second Prize (Bin Wang) and the Third Prize (Wen Lu and Cheng Deng) by the People's Government of Shaanxi Province. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (Jan. 30, 2013)

  • Attended Wedding Ceremony: Prof. Gao attended two wedding ceremonies for Ms. J. Bai on Jan. 19, and Mr. W. Lu on Jan. 20, 2013 and gave a congratulatiing address. All shall be well,jack shall have jill (愿天下有情人终成眷属). (Jan.21, 2013).

  • Sally's Visit: On Jan. 8, 2013, the alumna of VIPS Lab, Ms. Lingjun Sally Gao, the Ph.D. student of Kent University, paid a visit to VIPS Lab. Some Ph.D. student participated the academic seminar in Room 316 of Main Building. (Jan.9, 2013)

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2012

  • New Year Party: On Dec.28, 2012, VIPS Lab held the new year part, and most the current members and some of previous members attended this party. First, Prof. Gao summarized some significant events in the World, in China and in VIPS Lab, Then, three teams showed their Movie for New Year. Finally, some celebrating activities were conducted during the Banquet. Happy New Year to VIPS Lab. (Dec. 30, 2012)

  • Check before Acceptance for NSFC Project: On Dec.18, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the Check before Acceptance Meeting for NSFC Projects. Prof. Gao presented the results on the NSFC Project of Theory and Key Technology of Information Grid Net in Near Earth Space. During the past 4 years, this team published 40+ Trans papers and 36 patents. (Dec. 19, 2012)

  • Invited Talk at BUT: On Dec.17, 2012, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on image quality assessment at the annual meeting of Young researcher committee of Chinese Institution of Electronics at Beijing University of Technology. Prof. Wu Lifang, the Vice Director of the Committee and the Vice Dean of School of Information Engineering hosted this lecture. (Dec. 18, 2012)

  • Visiting Professor Awarding Ceremony: On Dec.13, 2012, Dr. Guoliang Fan from the Okalahoma State University was awarded as the visiting professor of Xidian University. Mr. Zuo hosted the ceremony, and Prof. Gao declared the appointment document. (Dec.14, 2012)

  • Invited Talk at XUT: On Dec.6, 2012, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on research planning and academic exchange for the faculty of School of Automation and Information Engineering, Xi'an University of Technology. Prof. Liu Han, the Dean of School of AIE, hosted the meeting, and Prof. Sun Qiang picked up me from Xidian to XUT. (Dec.7, 2012)

  • Visit of Two Scholars to VIPS Lab: On Nov.29, 2012, Prof. Hiroyuki Iida from JAIST visited Xidian and VIPS Lab with Assistant Prof. Chen Fan. And O Dec.2, 2012, Prof. Patrick LE CALLET from Ecole polytechnique de l’université de Nantes visited VIPS Lab, who is the supervisor of Ms. Jing Li, a previous Master student of VIPS Lab. (Dec.3, 2012)

  • Attending the Appraising Meeting: On Nov. 27, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the R&D result appraising meeting of the N0.618 Institute. (Nov.27, 2012)

  • Defense for Ph.D. Degree: On Nov.24, 2012, Mr. Feng Ji participated and pst the defense meeting for his Ph.D. Degree. (Nov.24, 2012)

  • Appointment Publicity: From Nov. 20 to 22, the appointment of assistant president for Prof. Gao was publicized at Xidian University. (Nov.20, 2012)

  • Attending the Steering Committee Meeting of VALSE: From Nov.16 to 18, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Nanjing for attending the steering committee meeting of VALSE. Qingshan hosted this meeting. All the participants discussed the content of the VALSE2013 and the possible new topics on vision and learning and enjoyed the hot spring of Nanjing. (Nov.24, 2012)

  • Kick-off Meeting for the Remote Sensing Project: On Nov.13, 2012, VIPS Lab conducted the kick-off meeting for the big project on remote sensing image processing and analysis. Weiping gave a presentation on difference remote sensing images and potential research topics. All the VIPS Lab member attended this meeting. (Nov. 24, 2012)

  • Giving a Talk at Northwest University: On Oct.31, 2012, Prof.Gao was invited to give a talk at Northwest University for celebrating the 110 anniversary. After the talk, Prof. Gao attended the panel discussion with some young teachers. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (Nov.1, 2012)

  • Giving a Talk at NICaiA2012: On Oct.29, 2012, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on NICaiA2012 hosted by the Key Lab of Ministry of Education on Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding. (Oct. 29, 2012)

  • Attending the MVFL2012: From Oct.26 to 28, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Shanghai for attending to the Conference on Multi-valued and fuzzy logic. As the general chair of this conference, Prof. Gao gave speeches at opening and closing ceremonies. (Oct, 29, 2012)

  • Attending the CNCC2012: From Oct.18 to 20, 2012, Prof. Gao attend the China National Computer Congress in Dalian. At the conference, Prof. Gao was elected as the member of Task Force of BIG DATA. (Oct.21, 2012)

  • Invited Speech at IScIDE2012: From Oct.14 to 17, 2012, Prof.Gao participated the IScIDE2012 with the Ph.D. student Souleymane. At this workshop, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on Image Quality Assessment. Mr. Souleymane gave an oral presentation (the acceptance rate for oral presentation is less that 10%). The paper of Mr. Weiping Ni was selected as spotlight post paper. (Oct.18, 2012)

  • Oversea Study: In the Fall semester, three members of VIPS Lab went abroad for joint supervisor of Ph.D. students or pursuing Master degree. They are Mr. Gao Fei went to University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Ms. Shen Junge went to Singapore Management University (SMU) and Ms. Wang Dongxue went to Germeny for pursuing Master degree. Congratulations! (Oct.1, 2012)

  • VIPSL New Site: In September, VIPS Lab extended its space in the North Campus. Now, the Lab space includes the Main Build III-316, 330, and 333 and the Scientific Building A-109-4, 201, 205 and B-404. The new places provide wide platform for all the members of VIPS Lab. (Sept.10, 2012)

  • Opening Ceremony for New Semester: On August 30, 2012, most the members of VIPS Lab participated the opening ceremony for new semester was held at II-422, main building. This semester, there are 20 new master students join our lab and 6 new Ph.D. students become new members of VIPS Lab. At the ceremony, Prof. Gao and Dr. Han Bing and Dr. Tian Chunna gave talks on how to spend a meaningful master life. The ceremony was host by Dr. Wang Bin. Hope VIPS Lab will become stronger and stronger. (August 30, 2012)

  • NSFC Funding: It is said that this year more members of VIPS Lab obtained the sponsor by NSFC. They are Dr. Tina, Wang Bin, Wang Ying, the Postdoc, Mr. Chen Chen and Zhang Daxing and some alumini of VIPS Lab, Dr. Chen Jinguang and Wen Jing. Congratulations! Hope more members of VIPS Lab will get the sponsor from NSFC next year. (August 22, 2012)

  • Dr. Weisong Shi Visited VIPS Lab: On August 19, 2012, Dr. Weisong Shi, professor of Wayne State University, USA, paid a visit to VIPS Lab. Two sides find that there are more common interests in teh filed of image processing. . (August 20, 2012)

  • Seminar on Media Computing and Communications: From August 9 to 12, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Bangchui Island, Dalian for attending the seminar on Media Computing and Communications. About 80 researchers inthis filed attended this seminar. Dr. Wu Feng hosted this seminar. (August 15, 2012)

  • Special Issue of IJCM: As the guest editor, Prof. Gao will be response to one of special issue of IJCM for the IScIDE2012. (July 14, 2012)

  • Shuang Xin Forum: On July 5, 2012, the Northwestern Polytechic University hosted the "Shuang Xin Forum" at the new campus. This forum encourages the new researchers to find new research topics. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on "Big Data". Click here for detailed information. (July 6, 2012)

  • Lihuo Attended CVPR2012: From June 16 to 21, 2012, Lihuo, the Ph.D. student of VIPS Lab attended CVPR2012 at Providence, Rhode Island, USA. This year, VIPS Lab has 3 papers accepted by CVPR2012. (June 26, 2012)

  • Open Day of VIPS Lab: On June 22, 2012, the VIPS Lab is open for the junior students. Assoc. Prof. Wang and some students did a enough preparation. It can be believed that the junior students are satisfied in the introduction of our lab. Thanks to hard working members of VIPSL. (June 23, 2012)

  • Promotion of 4 VIPSL Members: Four young faculty members of VIPS Lab were promoted to the position of Associate Professor. Congratulations! From today, they will start their new life as associate professor. Hope they would achieve more progress. (June 20, 2012)

  • Prof. Jianping Fan Gave a Talk: On June 14, 2012, Prof. Jianping Fan, from the University of North Carolina, visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Large Scale Visual Classification". (June 15, 2012)

  • Zhenxing's Defense for Ph.D. Degree: On June 8, 2012, Zhenxing past his defense for his Ph.D. degree. The defense committee members included Prof. Jiao, Prof. Liu, Prof. Li, Prof. Shi and Prof. Qi Tian from the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. Congratulations, Zhenxing! (June 9, 2012)

  • Attending the Inaugural of Council Committee of SXIGA: From June 2 to 3, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Yan'an University for attendign the inaugural of the new council committee of Shaanxi Image and Graphics Association (SXIGA). Prof. Gao was elected as the Vice Director of SXIGA. During the meeting, Prof. Gao visited Yan'an University Archives and Literature Museum of Luyao. (June 4, 2012)

  • Prof. Zhuang Xinhua Gave a Talk: On May 28, 2012, Prof. Zhuang Xinhua, C.W. LaPierre Chair Professor, Computer Science at University of Missouri visited Xidian University and VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Similarity Based Web Page Ranking". (May 29, 2012)

  • Attending the Xiangshan Science Conference: From May 22 to 24, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the No.424 Xiangshan Science Conference with the theme of Big Data. All the attendees discussed the challenges and opportunities of Big Data and formed a report. (May 25, 2012)

  • Attending 2012 CCF Young Elite Forum: From May 19 to 20, 2012, Prof.Gao went to Chengdu for attending the 2012 CCF Young Elite Forum. During the forum, Prof.Gao attended the Young Committee meeting. Over 100 members of YOCSEF came together for discussing the value orientation and personal success. After the forum, all the attendee visited Du Fu Thatched Cottage. (May 20, 2012)

  • To be Selected as One of Outstanding Innovative Talents of Shaanxi Province: On May 15, 2012, the awarding ceremony for high-level talents of Shaanxi province was held in Shaanxi Conference Hall, Zhangba Hotel. The Secretary Mr. Leji Zhao and the Governor Mr. Zhengyong Zhao attended this meeting. Prof. Gao was awarded as one of Outstanding Innovative talents of Shaanxi Province. Please click here for news. (May 15, 2012)

  • Seminar Entitled Academic Spring: From May 11 to 14, 2012, the Seminar entitled Academic Spring was held in Main Build II-227. Prof. Gao attended this seminar on May 11 and gave a talk on "Sparse Representation and Its Application in Blind Image Quality Assessment". It is a serial seminar, which is a good academic exchange mode of the Key Lab of MoE. Please click here for news. (May 13, 2012)

  • Attending the Seminar for Future Research in the Field of Multimedia: From May 5 to 6, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the Seminar for Future Research in the Field of Multimedia held by the University of Science and Technology of China. This seminar was hosted by Prof. Gao Wen, Prof. Chen Changwen, and Prof. Li Weiping. More than 30 researcher in this field participated this seminar and discussed the research tendency. Prof. Gao gave a talk on Social Media Modeling and Dynamic Evolution Analysis. Please click here for news. (May 6, 2012)

  • Preparation Meeting of IScIDE2012: From May 2 to 3, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Nanjing for attending the preparation of IScIDE2012, which will be held from Oct.15-17, 2012. The steering committee headed by Prof. Xu Lei, from CUHK meet together to discuss the related issue to IScIDE2012 at the Southeastern University. On May3, a Advanced Workshop on Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Science was held at Nanjing University of Science and Technology. Prof. Gao gave a talk on Sparse Representation for Blind Image Quality Assessment. (May 4, 2012)

  • The Opening Report for Master Thesis: On April 24, VIPS Lab held the Opening Report Meeting for the Grad 2 master students. Everybody presented his/her research progress and the preliminary results. The faculty of VIPSL, Prof. Gao, Dr.Li, Dr.Deng, Dr.Han, Dr, Wang Bin and Dr. Wang Ying attended this meeting and gave comments and suggestions to the student. Dr. Wang Bin organized this activity. (April 25, 2012)

  • Prof. Pei Chen Visited VIPS Lab: On April 19, 2012, Prof. Pei Chen from Sun Yat-sen University visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Hessian Matrix vs. Gauss-Newton Hessian Matrix---Why the LM method is preferred in nonlinear LS problem". Click here to access Prof. Chen's homepage. (April 19, 2012)

  • The Excellent Science and Technology Worker of CIE: On April 18, 2012, the Ninth National Member Delegate Conference of China Institute of Electronics (CIE) was held in Beijing. The Executive Vice Governor of the People's Government of Shaanxi Province, Mr. Lou Qinjian was elected as the Director of the Ninth CIE Council. Prof. Gao was awarded as the Excellent Science and Technology Worker of CIE. (April. 18, 2012)

  • Attending VALSE2012: From April 12 to 15, 2012, the VALSE2012 was held in Xi'an. As the General Co-chair, Prof. Gao hosted the first session on "Low-rank matrix decomposition and sparse representation". There are nearly 400 attendees participated this conference. And some experts in the field of vision and learning attended this conference. The details can be referred to here. (April 16, 2012)

  • Meeting Prof. Derong Liu: On April 9, 2012, Prof. Derong Liu, the EiC of IEEE Trans. on NNLS visited Xi'an. Prof. Gao had a meet with Prof. Liu and discuss the future cooperation and exchange. (April. 10, 2012)

  • Farewell Party for the Graduate Students: On March 23, 2012, the grade three master students held a farewell party before their leaving Xidian University. Prof. Gao and Prof. Li were invited to attend the dinner party. Best wished to all the graduates of VISP Lab. (March 24, 2012)

  • Give a Talk to the Information Theory Group: On March 22, 2012, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk on "Research planning and academic exchange" to the Information Theory Group of School of Telecommunications Engineering. (March 23, 2012)

  • Kick-off Meeting of the Project supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities: On March 17, 2012, VIPS Lab set the research team for the important project supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities. Some undergraduate students joined this team. Prof.Gao introduced the basic idea of this project and divided the whole project into several sub-projects. (March 18, 2012)

  • Visiting Prof. Wenwu's Lab: On March 14, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Prof.Wenwu Zhu's Lab in Tsinghua University for discussion of the proposal draft for MOST. Finally the project is set to the social media modeling and  propagation mechanism. (March 15, 2012)

  • Defense Meeting for 2 Ph.D. Students: On March 7, 2012, VIPS Lab held the defense meeting for 2 Ph.D. students, Mr.Kaibing Zhang, and Mr.Xueli Chen. The defense committee includes Prof.Licheng Jiao, Prof.Jianru Xue, Prof.Yanning Zhang, Prof.Guangming Shi and Prof.Jimin Liang. Congratulations to Kaibing and Xueli for passing the defense! (March 9, 2012)

  • 3 CVPR Papers accepted: This year, VIPS Lab has 3 papers were accepted by CVPR2012. These paper were completed by Kaibing, Lihuo and Zhenxing separately. It is good beginning of VIPS Lab in 2012. Congratulations! (Feb. 27, 2012)

  • Defense Meeting for the Master Degrees: On February 26, 2012, VIPS Lab Held the defense meeting for the Master Degree for 13 candidates. All of them past the defense and are waiting for the examination by the Academic Committees of SEE and the University. (Feb. 27, 2012)

  • Shaanxi Science and technology Award: On February 24, 2012, Prof. Gao and Asoc. Prof. Deng attended the awarding conference for Shaanxi Science and Technology Award. The VIPS Lab was conferred the first prize of this award. Congratulations. Here is the certificate. (Feb. 25, 2012)

  • Attending the NIPR Symposium: From February 15 to 19, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the Symposium on Conjugate Aurora and SuperDARN--Past, Present and Future hosted by the National Institute of Polar Research, Japan, to celebrate Prof. Natsuo Sato's retirement. Prof. Sato is the Vice Director of NIPR and the pioneer of polar research in Japan. In recent years, VIPS Lab have some collaboration with Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC), Shanghai and do some research on Aurora detection, classification and auroral oval segmentation. (Feb. 20, 2012)

  • Visiting Prof. Wenwu's Lab: On February 13, 2012, Mr.Zhenxing Niu and Prof. Gao paid a visit to Prof.Wenwu Zhu's Lab in Tsinghua University. They have a deep discussion on the topic of social media analysis. On the one hand, the two labs will co-organize a special issue at the Computer Bulletin of CCF, on the other hand, they will apply for collaborative project from MOST. (Feb. 14, 2012)

  • Best Service Award conferring: On February 7, 2012, the work meeting of Shaanxi Institute of Electronics was held in Xidian Univeristy. Prof. Gao was conferring the Best service award. Congratulations! (Certificate) (Feb. 8, 2012)

  • Attending the ICNC2012: From January 30 to February 5, 2012, a delegation of VIPS Lab went to Maui, USA for attending the International Conference on Networking and Communications (ICNC2012). Prof. Gao chaired the Symposium of Cognitive Computing and Networking, Dr. Dang, Dr. Han and Mr. Zong presented their papers at this conference respectively. (Feb. 7, 2012)

  • Hometown Trip for Spring Festival: From Jan. 20 to 27, 2012, Prof. Gao went hometown, Laiwu, Shandong Province to visit parents and celebrate the Spring Festival with relatives. (Jan. 28, 2012)

  • Summary Meeting of VIPSL: On Jan.19, 2012, VIPS Lab hosted a meeting for all the faculties. In the morning, all the members discussed the proposals of NSFC, and in the afternoon everybody reported his one-year summary for teaching, research and service. Then a celebrating activity was hosted by the VIPS Lab, and most of the alumni attended this activity. The winter vacation started from today. (Jan. 20, 2012)

  • Attending the Talent Work Meeting: From Jan.14 to 15, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the talent work meeting of Xidian University. Dr. Gao reported the result of grouping discussion of No.4 group. During the meeting, Prof. Gao accepted the interview of the journalist of Xidian Keda Newspaper. The detailed information can be referred to the website of News Net. (Jan. 16, 2012)

  • Attending the Graduation Ceremony of International Students: On Jan.11, 2012, Prof. Gao attended the Graduation Ceremony of International students hosted by the School of International Education as the Dean. Dr. Gao gave a warm speech at the ceremony and confer the Bachelor Degrees for the 8 graduation students. (Jan.12, 2012)

  • Attending the Activity of Shaanxi Institute of Image and Graphics: On Jan. 10, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Changning Palace for attending the New Year Activity of Shaanxi Institute of Image and Graphics as the vice president of this institute. (Jan.11, 2012)

  • One Week in Beijing: From Jan.4 to 8, 2012, Prof. Gao went to Beijing to participate several activities. On Jan. 5, Dr. Gao attended the New Year Party of IET Beijing as the vice president of IET Xi'an Network and exchanged the idea with the leaders of Beijing and Shanghai Networks. In the morning of Jan.7, Dr. Gao attended the Member's Day of China Society of Image and Graphics at Jingshi Hall of Beijing Normal University. In the evening, Dr. Gao attended the CCF Awarding Ceremony at Great Wall Hotel meeting some friends in Computer Community. (Jan. 8, 2012)

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2011

  • Prof. Tian Qi Gave a Talk at VIPSL: On Dec.31, 2011, the final day of 2011, Prof. Tian Qi from UTSA visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on Spatial Coding for Large Scale Partial-duplicate Image Search. (Dec. 31, 2011)

  • The New Year Party of VIPS Lab: On Dec.29, 2011, VIPS Lab held the new year party at the III-227, Main Building. All the members of VIPSL attended this party. Prof. Gao summarized the research and teaching results and exchange activities. Then, four groups showed their celebrating movie. Finally, all then members had the dinner together at Youle buffet Restaurant. (Dec.31, 2011)

  • Prof. Wang Jun Visited VIPSL: On Dec.20, 2011, Prof.Wang Jun from CUHK paid a visit to VIPS Lab. (Dec. 20, 2011)

  • Defense for Key Project: On Dec.18, 2011, Prof. Gao presented the research proposal for the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities and answered the challenges from Assessment Panel. Finally VIPSL got it. Congratulations! (Dec.20, 2011)

  • Project Cutover: On Dec.2, 2011, the Project of Bad information Detection and Filtering for 3G Multimedia Message was passed the evaluation by the expert invited by the Depertment of Science and Technology of Shaanxi Province. Congratulations! (Dec.3, 2011)

  • Project Cutover: On Nov.25, 2011, the Project of Channel Equalization was passed the evaluation by the experts from No.54 Institute. It meant that this project was successfully finished. (Nov. 30, 2011)

  • Submitting the Research Plan for NSF-JQ: On Nov.10, 2011, according to the requirement, Prof. Gao submitted the research plan for the National Scientific Fund for Distinguished Young Researcher, NSFC. (Nov.12, 2011)

  • Giving a Talk at MLA'11: On Nov.5, 2011, Prof. Gao gave a talk on heterogeneous image synthesis and hallucination at the 9th Chinese Workshop on Machine Learning and Applications (MLA'11) held by Tsinghua University. (Nov. 6, 2011)

  • Prof. D.-C. Tao Visited VIPS Lab: From Oct.31 to Nov.6, 2011, Dr. D.-C. Tao, full professor of UTS, Australia, paid a visit to VIPS Lab, and gave a talk in IQA group and directed Ph.D. students. (Nov. 6, 2011)

  • Giving a Talk at Zhejiang University: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Institute of Artificial Intelligence of Zhejiang University, a Workshop on Machine Learning and Intelligent Information Processing was held in Hangzhou. Prof.Gao was invited to give a talk on "Fuzzy cluster validity and Fuzziness Measurement". (Oct. 29, 2011)

  • Election Meeting of MVFL Specialty Committee:  On Oct.26, 2011, the election meeting for the board of the Multi-valued Logic and Fuzzy Logic Specialty Committee of CCF was held at Tancheng Hotel, Xi'an. Prof. Gao was elected as the new director. (Oct.27, 2011)

  • Attending IScIDE2011: From Oct.22-24, 2011, the Sino-foreign-interchange Workshop on Intelligent Data Engineering (IScIDE2011) was held at Grand New World Hotel, Xi'an. On the request of Prof. Xu Lei, the General Chair of this workshop, Prof. Gao chaired the Spotlight Session and gave a talk entitled "Graduate Education and research at Xidian University" at the panel discussion session as a panelist. (Oct. 25, 2011)

  • Visiting Professor Awarding Ceremony: On Oct.20, 2011, Xidian University hosted a visiting professor awarding ceremony for Dr. Jimmy Liu Jiang from Singapore Institute of Information Communications. Then Prof. Liu gave a lecture at A-108, Library Lecture Hall. (Oct. 21, 2011)

  • Organizing IFUP-ICT2011: From Oct.14-18, 2011, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Xidian University, we organized the International Forum for University Presidents on Information and Communication Technology Education at Shaanxi Guest House. 80 university presidents or representatives attended this forum, and 11 invited speakers gave excellent talks. (Oct. 19, 2011)

  • Dr. Shiguang Shan and Dr. Qingshan Liu Visited VIPS Lab: On Sept.29, 2011, Dr. Shiguang Shan from Institute of computing Technology, CAS, and Dr. Qingshan Liu, Dean of School of Information and Control, Nanjing University of Techology, visited VIPS Lab and gave two talks to Xidian student. After the lectures, we had a discussion on the research cooperation. (Sept.29, 2011)

  • Dr. Guoliang Fan Gave a Talk in Xidian: On the invitation of Prof.Gao, Dr. Guoliang Fan from Oklahoma State University visited VIPS Lab. On the Sept. 26, 2011, he gave a talk to Xidian students. (Sept.26, 2011)

  • Defense for Shaanxi Award of Science and Technology: In the morning of Sept.24, 2011, Prof.Gao and Dr. Deng went to Sunshine Hotel for attending the defense for 2011 Shaanxi Award of Science and Technology. (Sept. 25, 2011)

  • Two Scholars from UTS visited VIPS Lab: From Sept.19 to 21, 2011, Dr.Jian Zhang and Dr. Qiang Wu from University of University, Sydney, paid a visit to VIPS Lab after they attended the ICIP2011. In the afternoon of Sept.20, they gave a talk and have a discussion with our group member. (Sept.22, 2011)

  • Dr. Deng Obtained the Special Sponsor for Postdoc: Dr. Deng Cheng obtained the 4th group of special sponsor of postdoctoral founding. Toally, Xidian University has only three postdocs got such a sponsor. Congratulations, Cheng! (Sept. 13, 2011)

  • Mr. Nannan Wang Went to UTS for Joint Supervision: On Sept. 12, 2011, Mr.Nannan Wang, the PhD student of VIPS Lab was sent to University of Technology, Sydney for two years joint supervision between Prof.Gao and Prof.Tao. (Setp.12, 2011)

  • Prof. Gao Was Appointed as Consultation Expert: Sept. 8, 2011, The Science and Technology Association of Xi'an invited 221 consultation experts for the Xi'an government. Prof. Gao was one of the experts in Information Technology Group. (Sept. 9, 2011)

  • 3 NSFC Proposals Were Approved: This year, we have 3 research proposals were approved by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Dr. Cheng Deng, XIumei Wang and Jie Li are principal investigators. (Sept.1, 2011)

  • Fresh Master and Ph.D. Students Joined VIPS Lab: This semester, there are 21 master students and 6 Ph.D. stdeunt joined VIPS Lab. On August 30, 2011, A welcome ceremony was held in the Academic Exchange Hall of SEE. (August 30, 2011)

  • Prof. D.-C. Tao visited VIPS Lab: From 18 to 23 August, 2011, Prof.D.-C. Tao visited VIPS Lab and conducted the collaborative research and jointly Ph.D. students supervision. (August 25, 2011)

  • Prof. Yuan and Prof. Chen Visited VIPS Lab: On August 17, 2011, Prof. Xiaoru Yuan from Peking University and Prof. Wei Chen from Zhejiang University paid a visit to VIPS Lab. They had a deep discussion for their research and future cooperation with Prof. Gao and Dr. Deng. (August 17, 2011)

  • Giving a Talk at Workshop of US-China Summer School on VLPR2011: From August 12 to 14, Prof.Gao went to UESTC and participate the US-China Summer School on Vision, Learning and Pattern Recognition. At the workshop, Prof. Gao gave a talk on "Heterogeneous Image Transform and Recognition". The detailed information can be referred to here. (August 14, 2011)

  • Attending the CCML2011: From August 6 to 9, 2011, Prof. Gao attended the China Conference on Machine Learning as a member of Board of Executive Directors of Machine Learning Committee of AI Association at Wuyishan, Fu Jian. (August 9, 2011)

  • Attending the MVFL Committee Meeting: From August 3 to 4, 2011, Prof. Gao attended the meeting of Multi-valued Logic and Fuzzy Logic Committee of CCF and gave a talk on "Fuzziness measurement of fuzzy partition". The detailed information can be referred to here. (August 5, 2011)

  • Attending the Granular Computing Workshop: From August 1 to 2, 2011, Prof.Gao attended the Workshop of Rough Sets, Concept Lattices and Granular Computing at Xidian University. Prof.Gao gave a talk on "Fuzzy cluster analysis based on fuzziness measurement". (August 2, 2011)

  • Organizing the Activities of Chunhui Plan and Chizi Plan: From July 28, 30, 2011, I participate the Exchange Activities of Chinese Researchers in France, i.e., the Chunhui plan and Chizi plan at high-tech zone of Xi'an, which was hosted by the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange of Xidian University. Also, Prof. Gao hosted the Summarization meeting. (July 30, 2011)

  • Attending the Meeting of the Board of Directors of CSIG: On July 21, 2011, Prof.Gao attended the 7th meetings of the fifth Session of the Board of Executive Directors of China Society of Image and Graphics at Tianchuang Hotel, Beijing. The main topic is the determine the candidates of the next session of the board of executive directors and board of directors of CSIG. (July 22, 2011)

  • Key Lab of IPIU Past the Evaluation: On July 5, 2011, the Key Lab of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding of Ministry of Education past the evaluation hosted by MoE. From now on, the key lab entered the stage of construction and development. At the evaluation meeting, Prof. Gao gave a presentation entitled "Intelligent Image Perception". The detailed information can be referred to here. (July 6, 2011)

  • Visit Mr. Chuanzhi Liu: On June 22, 2011, Prof. Gao accompanied President of Xidian University to have a meet with the famous aluminus, Mr. Chuanzhi Liu, Chairman and CEO of Legend Holding Limited and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lenovo Group Limited. Mr.Liu would like to attend the ceremony of the 80th anniversary of Xidian University which will be held on Oct.15, 2011. (June 26, 2011)

  • Talk on the Spring Session of Academic Exchaneg of IPIU Key Lab: From May 13th to 17th 2011, The Key Lab of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding  (IPIU) held the academic exchange. This annual activities consists of two sessions, i.e., spring session and autumn session. Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk entitled "Super-resolution image reconstruction" in the afternoon of May 14th. (May 16, 2011)

  • Seminar on Space Information Networks: From May 13th to 15th 2011, the NSFC organized a seminar on space information networks in the Second Artillery Engineering University. Prof. Gao was invited to participate this seminar and have deep discussion with some experts. (May 16, 2011)

  • Dr. Tao Mei visited VIPS Lab: From May 5 to 7, 2011, Dr. Tao Mei, Researcher of MSRA and visiting Professor of Xidian University visited VIPS Lab. He discussed with the vLecture Group and gave some good suggests to this project. (May 7, 2011)

  • China-Germany Conference: On May 4, 2011, the China-Germany Conference on Image Processing Technology was held at Xidian University. Prof. Jurgen Beyerer was invited to give a talk. Prof.Gao hosted this conference. (May 6, 2011)

  • 3 Papers Accepted by ICIP2011: This year, VIPS Lab has 3 papers are accepted by ICIP2011. They are from the watermarking group, super-resolution group and heterogeneous image transform group. Congratulations! (April 21, 2011)

  • Awards for Prelection Competition: Young teachers of VIPS Lab, Assoc. Profs Deng Cheng and Tian Chunna, were conferred the third prize awards on prelection competition from March 18 to 19, 2011. The details can be referred to here. Congratulations to Cheng and Tina. (March 26, 2011)

  • Jinguang Passed the Ph.D. Defense: On March 5, 2011, Mr. Jinguang Chen, the Ph.D. student of VIPSL passed the defense for the Ph.D. degree. The title of his thesis is on tracking and data fusion. Congratulations! (March 6, 2011)

  • Invited Speech at SMSAVM2011: From Feb.19 to 25, 2011, Prof. Gao was invited to attend the Symposium on Modeling of Speech and Audio-Visual Mechanism (SMSAVM2011) hosted by JAIST, Japan. Prof. Gao gave a invited speech entitled "Photo-Sketch Synthesis and Recognition". After the symposium, Prof. Gao paid a visit to JAIST and had a deep exchange with Kotani and Yoshita Lab. (Feb.27, 2011)

  • CVPR Paper: On Feb.14, 2011, the CVPR 2011 paper decisions have been finalized and were available for viewing at the CVPR submission site. Mr. Zhenxing Niu's paper was accepted as a poster. This is a great success at the tier 1 conference of computer science. In 2010, Mr. Zhenxing Niu had a paper was accepted by the ACM Multimedia Conference, which was also a great success. Hope more papers from VIPS Lab will be accepted by the tier 1 conferences, like, ICCV, CVPR, MM, SIGIR, ACCV and so on. (Feb.16, 2011)

  • Dr. J.-L. Shen Visited VIPS Lab: On Feb.14, 2010, Dr. Jialie Shen, professor of Singapore Management University, paid a visit to the VIPS Lab and discussed the exchange and cooperation between two research groups and two institution. (Feb.16, 2011)

  • Visiting Professor Appointment: From January 3 to 5, 2011, Dr. Stan Z. Li, Researcher of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, paid a visit to VIPS Lab, Xidian University. On January 4, a visiting professor appointment ceremony was hosted by Xidian University, and Dr.Stan Z. Li was appointed as a visiting professor of VIPS Lab as well as Xidian University. (January 6, 2011)

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2010

  • Giving an Invited Lecture for the Young Teacher Training Program: On Dec.30, 2010, Prof. Gao was invited to give a lecture entitled "Polite Behavior for Foreign Affairs and International Vision" for the Young Teacher Training Program hosted by the Personnel Department of Xidian University. Mr. LU, the Vice Director of Personnel Department hosted this lecture meeting. (Dec. 30, 2010)

  • New Year Party and Summing-up Meeting of VIPS Lab: In the afternoon of Dec.29, 2010, VIPS Lab organized a summing-up meeting of Year 2010. Dr. Cheng Deng host this meeting, and Prof. Gao summarized the progress of VIPS Lab in the aspects of Teaching, Research and Publications. The detailed report of 2010 can be accessed via click here. Four groups showed their demo videos, which are excellent and interesting. In the evening, all the member took part in the new year party. Happy New Year to all the members of VIPS Lab! (Dec.30, 2010)

  • Giving an Invited Speech at CCF YOCSEF Xi'an: On Dec. 26, 2010, Prof. Gao was invited to give a speech entitled Some Thought on Innovative Talent Training at CCF YOCSEF Xi'an. Detailed information can be accessed by click here. (Dec. 28, 2010)

  • Obtaining the Science and Technology Awards for Shaanxi Youth: Prof.Gao was awarded the science and technology awards for shaanxi youth on Dec. 17, 2010. The detailed information can be referred to here. (Dec.28, 2010)

  • Attending the NCIG2010: From Dec.9 to 10, 2010, the National Conference on Image and Graphics (NCIG2010) was held at Guangzhou. Mr. Jianqiang Yan and Prof. Gao attended this conference. Mr.Yan presented his paper at the conference and obtained the best paper award. Congratulation, Jianqiang! Let us work together to accomplish more best papers. (Dec.13, 2010)

  • Celebrating the 70th Birthday of Prof.Xie:  December 10, 2010 is the 70th birthday of Prof.Xie, the supervisor of Prof.Gao. Prof Gao went to Senzhen and attended the celebration party. Representing the students of Prof.Xie working in Xi'an, Prof. Gao presented a Chinese Painting as the gift and said the happy birthday to Prof.Xie. (Dec.12, 2010)

  • Attending ISPACS2010: From Dec. 6 to 8, 2010, Prof. Gao and Ms. Hongna Chang and Mr. Yong Yang attended the 18th International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communications Systems (ISPACS) held in Chengdu, China. At the symposium, Prof. Gao organized a special session of Theory and Key Techniques of Information Grid in Near-earth Space, and Ms.Chang and Mr. Yang presented their paper at this special session. Prof. Yingbo Hua, Prof. Shipeng Li and Prof. Kevin Yang gave keynote speeches. (Dec.8, 2010)

  • Winner of Mathematics Modeling Contest: Good news comes from Internet. It is said that Mr. Lihuo He, the Ph.D. student of VIPS Lab and Mr. Weilong Hou, the Master student of VIPS Lab just obtained the first prize in the 7th Mathematics Modeling Contest for Graduates. This is the second time for Lihuo He to obtained such award. Congratulation to Lihuo and Weilong! (Nov.29, 2010)

  • Giving a Talk at International Workshop on Multimedia Communication: On Nov.9, 2010, Upon the invitation of Prof.Jianwu Dang, the Dean of Scholl of Computer Science of Tianjin University, Prof.Gao went to Tianjin University to attend the International Workshop on Multimedia Communication. At the workshop, Prof.Gao gave a lecture entitled Image Quality Assessment based on Multiscale Geometric Analysis. In addition, Prof. Masato Akagi, Prof. Hiroyuki Ida, Prof. Frank K.Song, and Prof. Jianmin Jiang also gave lectures. (Nov.10, 2010)

  • Visiting France: From Oct.28 to Nov.3, 2010, Prof.Gao went to France for a visit of one week. There, he attended the establishing ceremony of Xidian University Alumni Association in France, and paid a visit to ENSIIE, Telecom SudParis and the University of Paris Sud 11 to promote the relationship betwen Xidian University and these institutions. During his visit, Prof.Gao met the alumna of VIPS Lab, Ms. Jing Li, who is working toward her Ph.D. Degree at Nantes University, France. The detailed information can be referred here. (Nov.5, 2010)

  • Giving a Talk at the Academic Workshop of IPIU2010: On Oct.30, 2010, Prof.Gao gave a talk at the Autumn Workshop of IPIU2010 entitled Heterogeneous Image Transformation and Quality Assessment. The detail news can be referred to here. (Nov.1, 2010)

  • Attending MSRA Faculty Summit: From Oct.18 to Oct.19 2010, Prof.Gao went to Shanghai for attending the Faculty summit of Microsoft Research Asia and met some old and new friends there. (October 20, 2010)

  • Attending ML-FL2010: From Oct.15 to Oct.16 2010, Prof. Gao went Jiangnan University, Wuxi for attending the CCF ML-FL2010 and giving an invited speech entitled "Data dimensionality reduction based on LVM". At the closing ceremony, Mr.Ru Zong and Ms. Bing Han were declared to obtain the best papers. Congratulations! (October 17, 2010)

  • Attending SMC2010: From Oct.9 to Oct.14 2010, Prof.Gao went to Istanbul, Turkey for participating the IEEE SMC2010 as a session chair. At the conference, Prof.Gao gave 2 oral presentation and 1 poster presentation as the representative of VIPS Lab. (October 14, 2010)

  • Some Alumni Visited VIPS Lab on Teachers' Day: On September 10, some alumni of VIPS Lab, Bing Xiao, Ya Su, Qingeng Deng, Weiwei Li, Xiangchun Yu and Meng Jia revisited our lab and had a meeting with Prof.Gao. Some alumni sent short messages, emails, cards or gifts to Prof.Gao. On behalf of Prof.Gao, we expressed our sincere thanks to all the alumni or friends of VIPS Lab. (September 10, 2010)

  • 15 Fresh Members Join VIPS Lab: On September 1, 5 Ph.D. students, Ying Li, Xiaofeng Feng, Nannan Wang, Fei Gao, and Junge Shen, and 10 master students, joined the VIPS Lab, which will enhance the strength of our lab. Welcome all the fresh members! (September 1, 2010)

  • 3 Ph.D. Students Past the Oral Defense: On August 24, 2010, three Ph.D. students, Mr.Bin Wang, Ms.Ying Wang and Ms.Xiumei Wang, past the oral defense of the thesis for Ph.D. Degree. Congratulations! (August 26, 2010)

  • Prof. Gao Attended the Seminar of NSFC Key Project: From August 14 to 15, 2010, Prof.Gao went to Beijing University of Technology for attending the seminar for NSFC key project. He reported the research advance of wireless communication group. (August 17, 2010)

  • Dr. Amr Ahmed Visited VIPS Lab: On August 9, 2010, Dr. Amr Ahmed, Senior Lecture of Department of Computer Science, University of Lincoln, visited the VIPS Lab. After deep discussion, the two group would like to conduct cooperation and exchange in Ph.D. students supervision and funding applications. The promising Ph.D. candidates can apply for the CSC scholarship for this collaborative program. (August 10, 2010)

  • Best Paper of CCML2010: Ms.Ying Wang, the Ph.D. Student of VIPS Lab obtained the Best Paper of CCML2010. This paper was recommended to publish at Journal of Computer Research and Development. Congratulations! (August 9, 2010)

  • Attending CCML2010 and Giving a Keynote Speech: From August 6 to9, 2010, Prof.Gao and Ying Wang, the Ph.D. Student of VIPS Lab attended the China Conference on Machine Learning (CCML2010). Prof.Gao gave a keynote speech on "Heterogeneous Image Transformation" on the first day of this conference. There are 6 keynote speech in this conference given by Prof. James Kwok (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Xinbo Gao (Xidian Unversity), Jian Yang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology), Changshui Zhang (Tsinghua University), Maozu Guo (Harbin Institute of Technology), and Xifei He (Zhejiang University). (August 9, 2010)

  • Dr. Dapeng Oliver Wu from Florida visited VIPS Lab: From July 15-18, 2010, Dr. Dapeng Oliver Wu from the University of Florida visited VIPS Lab and gavea talk on "Ripplet: a New Transform for Feature Extraction and Image Representation". Before the lecture, Dr.Wu had a deep discussion with the Wireless Communication Group on the topic of "Theory and Key Techniques of Information Grid in Near-Earth Space". (July 19, 2010)

  • Attending VCIP2010: From July 11-14, 2010, Associate Professor, Dr.Cheng Deng, Dr.Wen Lu and Prof.Gao went to Huang Shan for attending the SPIE Conference VCIP2010. There are 4 papers were published in this conference. Prof.Gao organized a Special Session on "Visual Information Assessment". Dr.Shipeng Li, Dr.Feng Wu and Dr.Houqiang Li chaired this conference. (July 15, 2010)

  • Hosting VCAE2010 Workshop: From July 8-10, 2010, VIPS Lab hosted the 2010 Workshop on Video Content Analysis for Educatio (VCAE2010). Dr. Shipeng Li, Dr.Chong Wah Ngo, Dr.Qi Tian and Dr.Xiansheng Hua gave keynote speeches. Dr.Bin Wang made a Demo on "vLecture: make learning more easily". Dr.Xinbo Gao and Dr.Tao Mei chaired this workshop. (July, 11, 2010)

  • Hosting CIVR2010: From July 5-7, 2010, VIPS Lab hosted the 2010 ACM Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR2010). The accept rate of the submission to CIVR2010 is 30%. We achieved a compete success for CIVR2010. Dr.Shipeng Li, Dr.Xinbo Gao and Dr.Qi Tian and Dr.Candan Chaired this conference, and all the volunteers came from VIPS Lab. (July 8, 2010)

  • Dr. Lei Zhang from HKPU visited VIPS Lab: On June 18, 2010, Dr. Lei Zhang from Hong Kong PolyU visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on "Recent Research Biometrics Research Center, HKPU". After the presentation, VIPS Lab had a panel discussion with Dr. Zhang. (June 19, 2010)

  • Prof. Stan Z. Li Visited VIPS Lab: From June 5 to 6, 2010, the famous Researcher and Expert on Face Recognition and Video surveillance, Prof.Stan Z. Li visited VIPS Lab and Xidian University for academic exchange. During his visit, Prof. Li gave a talk on "Intelligent Perception and Public Security" and had a discussion with members of VIPS Lab. Here is the related news. (June 6, 2010)

  • Spring of Academic Exchange of the Key Lab of IP&IU: From May 7 to 9, 2010, the seminar of the key Lab of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding (IP&IU) named "Spring of Academic Exchange" was conducted in Xidian. Prof. Gao, Ms. Lingling An, Mr.Kaibing Zhang, and Mr.Zhenxing Niu from VIPS Lab gave 4 talks in this activity. Ms. Lingling An was awarded as one of the academic stars. The detailed news can be accessed via clicking here. (May 12, 2010)

  • 14 Master students obtained their Master Degree: This year, VIPS Lab has 14 student who will obtained their Master Degree. Hope all of them will achieve new progress after they assume their new positions. Congratulations all the new graduation students and VIPS Lab. (Mar. 15, 2010)

  • First Prize of Shaanxi Science and Technology Award: According to the No.1 Document of the Government of Shaanxi Province, VIPS Lab was awarded the prize of Shaanxi Science and Technology Award. The detailed information can be referred to here. Congratulations! (Mar. 1, 2010)

  • Candidate of the One Hundred plus One Thousand plus Ten Thousand Talents Project of the New Century: According to the No.3 Document of 2010 of Ministry of Education, China, Prof.Gao was selected as a Candidate of the One Hundred plus One Thousand plus Ten Thousand Talents Project of the New Century. It is a great honor. Congratulations, Prof.Gao. The detailed information can be referred to here.(Feb.25, 2010)

  • ACM Membership: On Jan. 26, 2010, Prof.Gao joined the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). From now on, if the VIPSL member submit papers to ACM conference, we can get discount based on the ACM membership. Congratulations! (Jan. 26, 2010)

  • The 2nd Session of the 3rd Council Meeting: On Jan. 16, 2010, Prof.Gao participated the 2nd session of the 3rd Council meeting at Zhenghe Hotel of the Northwest Polytechnic University. (Jan. 17, 2010)

  • IEEE Student Branch at Xidian University: On Dec. 18, 2009, I received the approval letter for the IEEE student branch at Xidian University from Cecelia Jankowski, Managing Director, Member and Geographic Activities, IEEE. As the counselor of IEEE Student Branch (04911) at Xidian University (60044885), I will host a establishment ceremony on Jan. 20, 2010. (Jan. 16, 2010)

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2009

  • Annual Wrap-up Meeting: On Dec.30, 2009, VIPS Lab held the annual wrap-up meeting at the room 108 of Library. Prof.Gao gave a report on the summarization of Year 2009. The report can be referred to here. Then the FOUR group played their videos to show up their fruits in 2009 including publications and Intellectual Properties. Happy New Year to all the members of VIPS Lab. (Dec.30, 2009)

  • Visiting Professor: On Dec.30, 2009, Dr.Qi Tian visited VIPS Lab and gave a talk on image retrieval. Before the lecture, Dr.Tian was awarded the Visiting Professor of Xidian University. Congratulations to Qi and VIPS Lab. (Dec. 30, 2009)

  • Visiting NLPR and MSRA: From Dec.21 to Dec.23, 2009, Prof.Gao went to Beijing for attending to the Annual Academic Meeting of the National Lab of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automations. As one of the outstanding visiting researcher, Prof.Gao give a talk on the summarization of the the project sponsored by the Open-End Fund of NLPR. The related news can be referred to here. Then Prof.Gao visited Dr.Wu and Dr.Mei's group, Microsoft Research Asia. (Dec.28, 2009)

  • Attending PCM2009: From Dec.15 to Dec.18, 2009, Prof.Gao went to Bangkok, Thailand for attending the Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM2009). At this conference, Prof. Gao chaired a session on Multimedia Content Management and presented a paper co-authored with Lingling An and Cheng Deng. (Dec.28, 2009)

  • Good News from Mathematics Modeling Contest: In the 6th Mathematics Modeling Contest for Graduate Students, VIPS Lab has two students achieved good results. Mr. Lihuo He, the Ph.D. student obtained the FIRST prize, and Mr. Yongjun Jian, the Master student, obtained the THIRD prize. Congratulations, Lihuo and Yongjun! The related news can be referred to here. (Dec.6, 2009)

  • Conference and Workshop: From Oct. 24 to 31, 2009, The MPEG and JPEG Meetings were held at Sheraton Hotel, Xi'an, hosted by Xidian University. Prof.Gao gave a toast speech at the social event and a welcome speech at the opening ceremony of Workshop on New Multimedia Technologies and Applications at the meeting room of Library, Xidian University. (Oct. 31, 2009)

  • Giving a Talk: On Oct. 18, 2009, Porf.Gao gave a talk on Visual Quality Assessment based on HVS at the academic meeting of national Ph.D. students. (Oct. 18, 2009)

  • Attending IEEE SMC2009: From Oct.11 to Oct.16, Prof.Gao went to San Antonio, USA for attending the IEEE SMC 2009. There, Porf.Gao visited University of Texas San antonio and Prof.Qi Tian's Lab. At the SMC2009, Prof.Gao presented the papers of Ms.Jing Wen and Mr. Ya Su. (Oct.17, 2009)

  • "Microsoft Cup" IEEE China Student Paper Contest Award Paper: On Sept. 22, 2009, Mr. Wen Lu, the lecturer of VIPS Lab, participated the "Micrpspft Cup" IEEE China Student Paper Contest for celebrating the IEEE 125 Anniverary. Finally, Dr. Lu obtained the Award Paper for the paper published in IEEE TIP, "Image Qulaity Assessment based on Multiscale Geometric Analysis". Congratulations! (September 24, 2009)

  • Patent and Software Copyright: VIPSL just awarded a patent on video story semantic segmentation and a software copyright on AAM-based face tracking and recognition. Thanks should be extended to Ms.Yinmin Yang and Mr.Ya Su's Group. Let us work hard to achieve more patents and software copyrights in the future. (September 9, 2009)

  • Textbook--Stochastic Signal Analysis Published: With the efforts from Congfeng, Liping and Zhenxing, the textbook on "Stochastic Signal Analysis" has been published by Science Press in September, 2009. Here is the cover page of this book, which will be served as the textbook for the undergraduate students of School of Electronic Engineering, Xidian University. (September 5, 2009)

  • Best Paper: On August 20, 2009, Ms. Xiumei Wang, the Ph.D. student of VIPS Lab, was warded the Best paper of the Third China Conference on Data Mining (CCDM2009). Congratulations! Hope more students will be awarded more best papers in the future. (August 20, 2009)

  • Shuangqing Forum: On July 4, Prof. Gao went to Beijing for attending the 41st Shuangqing Forum held by the Natural Scientific Foundation of China at Xijiao Hotel. The theme of this forum is Basic Research on Space Information Processing. Prof. Gao presented the advance of study on Information Grid in Near-Earth Space. (July 5, 2009)

  • Sino-US Bilateral Workshop: From June 20 to 22, Prof.Gao went to Shanhai Jiaotong University for attending the Sino-US bilateral workshop hosted by Prof.Yuanfang Zheng and Associate Prof. Hongkai Xiong. The theme of this workshop is “Network-Oriented Image/Video Processing and Information Collaboration Technique”. The detailed information can be referred to here. (June 28, 2009)

  • Defence Meeting for Bachelor Degree: On June 8, 2009, there are 18 undergraduate students who participate and pass the defence meeting for their Bachelor degrees. Congratulations! (June 11, 2009)

  • Defence Meeting for Ph.D. Degree: On June 5, 2009, there are 4 Ph.D. students who participate and pass the defence meeting for their Ph.D. degrees smoothly. Congratulations to Cheng Deng, Wen Lu, Hua Zou, Xinrong Lv. Till now, VIPS Lab has cultivated 5 Doctors. (June 10, 2009)

  • Journal Paper Acceptance: There are 2 journal paper are accepted. Congratulations to Yanting and Wen Lu! (June 1, 2009)

    • Wen Lu. A Loop Filtering Algorithm based on Content Pre-analysis. Journal of Communication.

    • Yanting Hu. A Multi-frame Image Super-resolution Method. Signal Processing (Elsevier)

  • Conference Paper Acceptance: In this week, VIPS Lab had 4 conference papers accepted by 2 conference. Congratulations! (May 26, 2009)

    • Bin Wang. The Gabor-Based Tensor Level Set Method for Multiregional Image Segmentation. CAIP2009

    • Ying Wang. Embedded Geometric Active Contour with Shape Constraint for Mass Segmentation. CAIP2009

    • Ya Su. Texture Representation in AAM using Gabor Wavelet and Local Binary Patterns. IEEE Conference SMC2009

    • Jing Wen. Incremental Learning of Weighted Tensor Subspace for Visual Tracking. IEEE Conference SMC2009

  • Research Fruit Award: Yesterday, we got a good news from the R&D Office of Xidian University that the VIPS Lab get a First prize of Awards for Scientific Research Results of High Education of Shaanxi Province, 2009. Congratulations! (May 25, 2009)

  • New Academic Position: Prof. Gao was appointed as Distinguished Professor of Pattern Recognition and Intelligent System (January 2009-December 2011), Xidian University, and was selected into the Support Program for High-level Talent (2009-2011). (May 25, 2009)

  • Some Chinese Journal Paper Acceptance: Recently, some Chinese journal paper are published or accepted for the members of VIPS Lab. Let us continue work hard and submit high quality papers to top journals. (May 16, 2009)

    • Bin Wang. Automatic Image Segmentation Method Using Sequential Level Set. Journal of Software, Vol.20, No.5, May 2009, pp.1185−1193

    • Xiumei Wang. A LPP-based GP-LVM. Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 2009

    • Chunna Tian. Nonlinear View Manifold Modeling Methods for Multi-view Faces. Journal of Beijing Jiaotong University, 2009

  • Good News for Xiao Bing, Lu Wen and Tian Chunna: In the past several days, two of members of VIPS Lab had some good news. Congratulations! I hope all the members of VIPS Lab work hard and achieve more good results in more aspects. (April 23, 2009)

    • Ms.Xiao Bing obtained the funding of Excellent Ph.D. Thesis of Xidian University, the detailed information can be referred to here.

    • Lu Wen's paper on the reduced-reference IQA in Contourlet Domain was accepted by IEEE T-SMC-Part B.

    • Ms.Tian Chunna's paper on face recognition with Tensor decomposition and Manifold learning was accepted by Neurocomputing.

  • Workshop on Bilingual Teaching: On April 17, 2009, a workshop on bilingual teaching was held in Room 609, Experimental Building, Xidian University. Prof. Bland Tomkinson and Prof. Rosemary Tomkinson, from the University of Manchester, U.K. are invited to participate this workshop and gave two keynote speeches. Dr.Yongzhao Li, Prof.Bin Tian, Prof. Yonghong Kuo and Prof.Yan Na gave presentation on the practice and experience on the bilingual teaching. Prof.Hui Li gave a welcome speech, and Prof.Gao hosted this workshop. (April 18, 2009)

  • Alumna' visit: On April 16, 2009, the alumna of VIPSL, Miss.Minyi Shen, the Ph.D. student of Zhejiang University visited VIPS Lab. All the alumni of VIPSL are cordially invited to revisit the place where you worked at in the past. VIPSL is always your home. (April 16, 2009)

  • Papers Acceptance: Lingling An's paper entitled Reversibility Improved Lossless Data Hiding was accepted by Signal Processing (Elsevier) today. Congratulations! Hope Lingling will work hard continuously for another good result. In addition, Jinxiu Li's paper was accepted by the International Journal of Image and Graphics. Congratulations! (April. 7, 2009)

  • Alumnus' visit: On March 7, 2009, the alumnus of VIPSL, Mr.Yaochang Lai visited VIPS Lab again. All the alumni of VIPSL are cordially invited to visit VIPS Lab at your convenience. Here is always your home. (March 8, 2009)

  • Research Achievement: The Shaanxi Province Government declared that the research result of VIPS Lab, "Content based news video retrieval" was awarded the THIRD PRIZE of Awards of Science and Technology, Shaanxi Province Government. The detail information can be referred to here. Congratulations to VIPS Lab. Hope to more higher award in this year.  (Feb. 16, 2009)

  • Papers Acceptance: A good start will result in a half of success. At the beginning of the new year 2009, VIPS Lab has several papers are accepted by the International Journals or National Journals. The list will be continue to supplement. Congratulations! And Hope everybody try your best to do achieve high quality research results and submit high quality papers. (Jan.1--Feb.16, 2009)

    • Wen Lu et al. Image Quality Assessment Based on Multiscale Geometric Analysis. TIP, 2009

    • Ya Su, et al. Gabor Texture in Active Aappearance Models. Neurocomputing  (Elsevier),  2009

    • Cheng Deng, et al. A Local Tchebichef Moments Based Robust Image Watermarking. Signal Processing (Elsevier),  2009

    • Bing Xiao, et al. Face Sketch Recognition in Photos for Security. Signal Processing (Elsevier),  2009

    • Bing Xiao, et al. A Graph Edit Distance for Image Similarity Measurement. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2009

    • Jing Wen, et al. Adaptive Object Tracking with Incremental Tensor Subspace Learning. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2009

    • Bin Wang, et al. Automatic Image Segmentation Using Sequential Level Set Method. Journal of Software, 2009

  • Graduation of the Postgraduate Students: In 2009, VIPS Lab has 16 Master students  who will graduate and 15 of them will be able to get the Master Degrees, and 5 Ph.D. students who will be able to write the thesis and defense for Ph.D. Degree. (Jan. 3, 2009)

  • Scholarship of Graduate Students: We have 22 graduate students who were awarded Outstanding Students. Congratulations to the following students and thanks for Wen Lu, Qingeng Deng and Yu Wang for their information. (Dec. 29, 2008)

    • Ph.D. Students: Wen Lu (The Top Level), Bing Xiao (The First Class Scholarship), Xiumei Wang (The Second Class Scholarship), and Ying Wang (Excellent Student Leadership).

    • Master students (Grade 3): Lingjun Gao, Xiangchuan Yu (The Top Level), Qingeng Deng, Hongjun Zhao, Lin Zha, and Yanyan Zhao (The First Class Scholarship), Xianghua Wang, Chengzhi Liang, Kai Zeng, Fang Zhou, Peipei Xu (The Second Class Scholarship)

    • Master students (Grade 2): Xiangchun Yu (The Top Level), Hua Zhang (The First Class Scholarship), Xueli Chen (The First Class Scholarship), Qiankun Zhuang, Yu Wang, Jing Li (The Second Class Scholarship), and Weishi Lin (Excellent Student Leadership).

  • The Annual Summarizing and Commending Meeting of VIPS Lab: On Dec.26 (Friday), 2007, VIPSL held the annual summarizing and commending meeting at meeting room 108 of Library. Prof. Gao gave the 2008 report on the teaching, research and services of VIPS Lab. And each team showed their annual report via video, powerpoint and other media. In the Demo competition, the Visual Information Quality Assessment (VIQA) Team got the excellent achievement award, and the Face Analysis and Recognition (FAR) Team got the excellent demo award. Congratulations! The summarization report of VIPSL can be accessed by clicking here with a password of VIPSL. (Dec. 27, 2008)

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2008
  • Scholarship of Graduate Students: We have 22 graduate students who were awarded Outstanding Students. Congratulations to the following students and thanks for Wen Lu, Qingeng Deng and Yu Wang for their information. (Dec. 29, 2008)

    • Ph.D. Students: Wen Lu (The Top Level), Bing Xiao (The First Class Scholarship), Xiumei Wang (The Second Class Scholarship), and Ying Wang (Excellent Student Leadership).

    • Master students (Grade 3): Lingjun Gao, Xiangchuan Yu (The Top Level), Qingeng Deng, Hongjun Zhao, Lin Zha, and Yanyan Zhao (The First Class Scholarship), Xianghua Wang, Chengzhi Liang, Kai Zeng, Fang Zhou, Peipei Xu (The Second Class Scholarship)

    • Master students (Grade 2): Xiangchun Yu (The Top Level), Hua Zhang (The First Class Scholarship), Xueli Chen (The First Class Scholarship), Qiankun Zhuang, Yu Wang, Jing Li (The Second Class Scholarship), and Weishi Lin (Excellent Student Leadership).

  • The Annual Summarizing and Commending Meeting of VIPS Lab: On Dec.26 (Friday), 2007, VIPSL held the annual summarizing and commending meeting at meeting room 108 of Library. Prof. Gao gave the 2008 report on the teaching, research and services of VIPS Lab. And each team showed their annual report via video, powerpoint and other media. In the Demo competition, the Visual Information Quality Assessment (VIQA) Team got the excellent achievement award, and the Face Analysis and Recognition (FAR) Team got the excellent demo award. Congratulations! The summarization report of VIPSL can be accessed by clicking here with a password of VIPSL. (Dec. 27, 2008)

  • Workshop on VIPC 2008: The first workshop on visual Information perception and communications, i.e., the the first seminar on theory and key techniques of information grid in near-earth space will be held in Xidian University, from Dec.17-20, 2008. All researchers interested in this topic are welcome to participate this conference. The detail information can be referred to here. (December 13, 2008)

  • The First Doctor of VIPSL: This afternoon, Tina Tian successfully passed the defense for her Ph.D. Degree. She will be the first doctor cultivated by the VIPSL. Congratulations to Tina and VIPSL. The defense committee consists of Prof. Jiao, Prof. Ji, Prof. Shi (from Xidian University), Prof. Li (from Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology), and Prof. Fan (from Xi'an Institute of Posts and Telecommunications). (Nov.21, 2008)

  • Paper Publication: Xinrong Lv's paper was just published in the international Journal of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (Elsevier). Congratulations to Xinrong and the Scientific Visualization Group. (Nov. 14, 2008)

    • Xinrong Lv, Xinbo Gao, Hua Zou. Interactive Curved Planar Reformation Based on Snake Model. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (Elsevier). Vol.32, No.8, pp.662-669, 2008. (Impact Factor = 0.848)

  • Microsoft Research Asia Faculty Summit 2008: From Nov.2 to 4, Prof.Gao participated the 10th anniversary celebration for Microsoft Research Asia, i.e., the MSRA Faculty Summit 2008. The detailed information can be referred to here. (Nov.4, 2008)

  • The Inauguration Ceremony of the IET Xi'an Network: Today the inaugural meeting of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Xi'an Network was held in Xidian University. Mr. Chris Earnshaw, President of the IET attended this ceremony. Prof. Gao chaired this meeting and was elected as the Vice-chairman of the Executive committee of the IET Xi'an Network. Congratulations!  (Oct.31, 2008)

  • The Special Membership Due for Wenchuan Earthquake: For supporting the reconstruction of the earthquake disaster regions, Prof. Gao submit a special membership due to the Organization Department of the CPC. Today, We get a receipt from the Organization Department of the CPC. (Oct.31, 2008)

  • Editorial Board of Computer Engineering and Applications: Prof.Gao was selected to be a member of editorial board of Native Journal, Computer Engineering and Applications, in October, 2008. The Chief Editor, Ms.Xiaoxue Tao, is an alumna of School of Electronic Engineering, Xidian University, Congratulations! . (Oct.25, 2008)

  • Paper Acceptance: The Ph.D. student, Ms. Bing Xiao's paper was accepted by the International Journal of Pattern Analysis and Application, whose impact factor is equal to 0.782. Congratulations! (Oct.20, 2008)

    • "A Survey of Graph Edit Distance". Pattern Analysis and Applications (Springer), 2009

  • Invited Talk: At the invitation of Prof.L.C. Jiao, Director of the Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education, Prof. Gao gave a talk on the academic week of "Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding ". (Oct.13, 2008)

  • Alumnae Visited VIPS Lab: On oct.12, two alumnae of VIPS Lab, Ms.Lihua Zhang and Ms.Wenqi Zhao visited Lab and had a good meeting with some members of VIPSL and Prof.Gao. Welcome every alumni of VIPSL to our Lab at any time. (Oct. 13, 2008)

  • Editorial Board of Signal Processing: Prof.Gao was recommended to be a member of editorial board of International Journal, Signal Processing in September, 2008. Congratulations! Welcome all the members of VIPSL to submit papers to EURASIP Signal Processing Journal. (Sept.19, 2008)

  • Paper Accepted: A good news just came from the Editor Office of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (Elsevier, Impact factor = 0.848), which informed VIPSL that the Ph.D. student, Mr.Xinrong Lv's paper "Interactive Curved Planar Reformation Based on Snake Model" was accepted for publication. Congratulations to Xinrong for his first International Journal Paper. (August 11, 2008)

  • CCML2008: From August 3 to August 6 2008, Prof.Gao attended the China Conference on Machine Learning 2008 in Dalian, Liaoning Province. Xumei Wang's paper was accepted by CCML2008 and will be published in Computer Science. (August 6, 2008)

  • Paper Published: The Ph.D. Student of VIPSL, Wen Lu just published his paper in the international Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing (World Scientific). Congratulations! (August 6, 2008)

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, et al. A wavelet-based image quality assessment method. International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing (World Scientific). Vol.6, No.4, pp.541-551, 2008.

  • Invited Talk: Prof.Gao attended the 7th National Conference on Signal and Information Processing and the 1st National Conference on Image and Graphics and gave an keynote speech entitled "Automatic Face Sketch Synthesis based on Machine Learning" at Lanzhou from July 21 to 23, 2008. (July 27, 2008)

  • Paper Published: In the Journal of Information and Computational Science, VIPSL has 3 papers were published. Congratulations! (July 4, 2008)

    • Xinrong Lv, Xinbo Gao and Hua Zou. B-spline based curved planar reformation of medical volume data.  Journal of Information & Computational Science (JICS), Vol.5, No.2, pp.545-552, 2008. 

    • Xinsheng Zhang, Xinbo Gao, Ying Wang. Microcalcification clusters detection with Twin Support Tensor Machines. Journal of Information & Computational Science (JICS), Vol.5, No.3, pp.1305-1314, 2008.

    • Hua Zou, Xinbo Gao, Xingrong Lv. A block-layout structure for texture-based volume rendering. Journal of Information & Computational Science (JICS), Vol.5, No.4, pp.1619-1628, 2008.

  • International Conference Papers Accepted: VIPSL has 2 papers accepted by the International Conference on CyberWorld 2008, and 1 paper accepted by the International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Congratulations! (June 30, 2008)

    • Cheng Deng, Xinbo Gao, et. al. Invariant Image Watermarking Based on Local Feature Regions.CW2008

    • Zhenxing Niu, Xinbo Gao, et al. Semantic Video Shot Segmentation Based on Color Ratio Feature and SVM. CW2008.

    • Chunna Tian, Guoliang Fan, Xinbo Gao. Multi-view face recognition by nonlinear tensor decomposition. International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2008), December, 2008

  • Professional Organization Services: From 2008, Prof.Gao will take the following positions of the related professional organization. (June 28, 2008)

    • Vice President, IET Northwestern Network

    • Vice Chairman, Computational Intelligence Society, IEEE Xi'an Section

  • Awards for Scientific Research Results of High Education of Shaanxi Province: The 2008 awards for scientific research results of high education of Shaanxi Province was summoned by the Education Department of Shaanxi Province. VIPSL is in the list. Congratulations! (June 9, 2008)

    • Unsupervised Semantic Segmentation and Annotation for News Video. NSFC Project, First Prize

  • Visiting Professor: Good news from Academic Committee of Xidian University. Dr. Dacheng Tao, the collaborative supervisor of VIPSL, was awarded as visiting professor of Xidian University. Congratulations! (May 23, 2008)

  • Awards for Scientific Research Results of Xidian University: The 2007 awards for scientific research results was announced on May 22, 2008 by the R&D Office, Xidian University. VIPSL obtained 1 first prize and 1 second prize. Congratulations! (May 22, 2008)

    • Unsupervised Semantic Segmentation and Annotation for News Video. NSFC Project, First Prize

    • Multiresolution spatio-temporal Embedding and Blind Detection for Video Watermarking. MOE Project, Second Prize.

  • International Conference Papers Accepted: Recently, there are 4 international conference papers have been accept, congratulations to the authors. Hope there are more journal papers or high-level conference papers will be completed. (May 20, 2008)

    • Xinsheng Zhang, Xinbo Gao and Ying Wang. Microcalcification clusters detection with tensor subspace learning and Twin SVMs. The 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, (ACICA08), June 25-27, Chongqing, China, 2008.

    • Ya Su, Xinbo Gao, Dacheng Tao, Xuelong Li. Gabor-based texture representation in AAMs. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008),Singapore, 12 - 15 October 2008.

    • Xuelong Li, Wen Lu, Dacheng Tao, Xinbo Gao. An image quality assessment based on wavelet structure. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008),Singapore, 12 - 15 October 2008.

    • Wen Lu, Dacheng Tao, Xinbo Gao, Xuelong Li. A new image quality assessment metrics based on human visual system. The 2nd  IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis and Processing (IMAP), St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, USA. IMAP 2008 Workshop at ICCCN 2008.

  • International Conference Papers Accepted: Today, some acceptance notification come to VIPSL from the Conferences of ICIP2008 and VIE2008. Congratulations to Wen, Cheng and Bing. (April 30, 2008)

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, Xuelong Li, Dacheng Tao. An image quality assessment metric based on contourlet. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2008), October 12-15, 2008, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

    • Cheng Deng, Xinbo Gao, Dacheng Tao, Xuelong Li. Geometrically invariant watermarking using affaine covariant regions. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2008), October 12-15, 2008, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

    • Bing Xiao, Jie Li and Xinbo Gao. An HMM-based cost function free algorithm  for graph edit distance.  The 5th International Conference on Visual Information Engineering, IET VIE2008, July 29 - August 1, 2008, Xi'an, China

  • Native Journal paper Published: In the first 4 months of 2008, the Image/Video Quality Assessment Group has published 2 papers in the native journals. Congratulations to this Group and the group leader Wen. (April 29, 2008)

    • Tisheng Wang, Xinbo Gao, Wen Lu. A new method for reduced-reference image quality assessment. Journal of Xidian University, 35(1): 101-104, 2008

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, Tisheng Wang. A natural image quality assessment metric based on wavelet-based contourlet transform. ACTA ELECTRONICA SINICA, 36(2): 303-308, 2008

  • International Journal Paper Published: The following paper was published in the IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for  Video Technology. Please all members of VIPSL submit your paper to IEEE Trans this year, I strongly believe that it is possible for us. (April 26, 2008)

    • Xinbo Gao, Juanjuan Zhong, Jie Li, Chunna Tian. Face Sketch Synthesis Algorithm Based on Machine Learning. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (CSVT), Vol.18, No.4, pp.487-496, April, 2008 

  • Famous Teacher of Xidian University: April 2008, the Teaching Affair Office organized a Famous Teacher Assessment Committee to decide the famous teacher of 2008, Xidian University. It is good luck that Prof.Gao was selected one of the 10 famous teachers of 2008. Congratulations! The corresponding news come from here. (April 19, 2008)

  • Graduation Ceremony: From 3:00 to 4:30 of March 29, 2008, a grand graduation ceremony is hosted by VIPSL to celebrate 23 students obtaining the Master Degree. They are: Yimin Yang, Jun Feng, Yue Yang, Jingwei Wang, Jinxiu Li, Yanting Hu, Tisheng Wang, Peng Wang, Jing Xu, De Yang, Zhen Huang, Xiaodong Bu, Yifeng Zheng, Linding Wen, Yu Wang, Kou Zhang, Lianfeng Zhao, Guangdong Li, Xianghong Wang, Gaofeng Pan, Pengbin Zhao, Bing Liu, Zhaoyang Wang. 8 students of them were awarded the excellent graduate thesis. They are Yimin Yang, Jun Feng, Yue Yang, Jingwei Wang, Jinxiu Li, Yanting Hu, Tisheng Wang, Peng Wang. (March 29, 2008)

  • International Journal Review Results: At the beginning of the new semester, VIPSL has several paper as follows that passed the review of International Journal. Hope all the VIPSL members work more and more hardly for pursing more and higher journal papers. (Feb.26, 2008)

    • Jun FENG, et. al., Shot-based Video Retrieval with Optical Flow Tensor and HMM. Pattern Recognition Letters (Elsevier), Accepted

    • Yimin YANG, et. al., Discriminative Optical Flow Tensor for Video Semantic Analysis. Computer Vision and Image Understanding. Accepted

    • Bing XIAO, et. al., Image Categorization: Graph Edit Distance + Edge Direction Histogram. Pattern Recognition, Pass the first round Review.

    • Bing XIAO, et. al., Graph Edit Distance Based on Hidden Markov Model. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology. Accepted

  • Registration Certificate of Computer Software Copyright: On Dec.28, 2007, VIPSL was awarded the registration certificate of computer software copyright for the virtual-reality-based collaborative digital office plate form, Digital Ofiice V1.2 by the National Copyright Administration. Thanks to Ya Su, Wen Lu and Deng Cheng for their contribution. The certificate can be referred here. (January 14, 2008)

  • National Demonstration  Curriculum with Bilingual Lecture: In January 2008, The Ministry of Education  announced the evaluation result of the national demonstration curriculum with bilingual lecture. Digital Signal Processing submitted by Xidian University is in the list. The chief instructor of this curriculum is Prof.Gao. This news comes from here. (January 12, 2008)

  • To Be a Member of Academic Committee, Xidian University: On Dec.28, 2007, the opening ceremony was held in the 3rd meeting room, Administration Building for the 7th academic committee of Xidian University. Prof.Gao was elected as a member of academic committee. Congratulations! The detailed news can be referred to this website. (January 2, 2008)

  • New Start and New Progress: On Dec.27, 2007, VIPSL hosted a ceremonious seminar and banquet to celebrate the past 2007 and upcoming 2008. In the seminar, Prof.Gao, on behalf of VIPSL, gave a presentation to summarize the fruits and progress of VIPS Lab in 2007. And the team leader of each group in VIPSL presented their achievement in 2007 via video, powerpoint and other media. The summarization report of VIPSL can be accessed by clicking here with a password of VIPSL. (January 1, 2008)

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2007
  • 2006-2007 Excellent Graduate Students: The excellent graduate students have been evaluated by the Student Affairs Office , Xidian University. In this academic year, VIPSL has 19 students in the glory list. The detail information can be referred to here. (Dec.23, 2007)

    • Pacemaker of Excellent Student: (2) Jingwei Wang (Master student), Peng Wang (Master student);

    • Excellent Student Leader: (1) Yimin Yang (Master student);

    • Excellent students: (15) Wen Lu (Ph.D student), Ying Wang (Ph.D. student); Bing Xiao (Ph.D. student); Yue Yang (Master student); Jinxiu Li (Master student); De Yang (Master student); Tisheng Wang (Master student); Jun Feng (Master student); Kou Zhang (Master student); Zhen Huang (Master student); Fang Zhou (Master student); Qingeng Deng (Master student); Peipei Xu (Master student); Yanyan Cao (Master student); Lingjun Gao (Master student); Excellent Assistant: (1) Xiangchuan Yu (Master student).

  • 4 Patent were applied for approval: From Sept.12 to Dec.12, 2007, VIPSL has 4 patents that were accepted to apply for approval by the Intellectual Property Office. (Dec.14, 2007)

    • Patent (No.200710018671.0) on Image Quality Assessment developed by Mr. Wen Lu and his colleagues.

    • Patent (No.200710019116.X) on Video Watermarking developed by Ms.Jingwei Wang and her colleagues.

    • Patent (No.200710188415.6) on Face Sketch Generation developed by Ms.Bing Xiao and her colleagues.

    • Patent (No.200710188532.2) on Video Semantic Analysis developed by Ms.Yimin Yang and her colleagues.

  • 2007 Symposium of Shaanxi Image and Graphics Association: On Nov.21, 2007, the Symposium of SIGA was opened in the Lecture Hall of Scientific Building hosted by Prof. Gao. Three professors gave talks in this symposium. (Nov.23, 2007)

    • Prof. Xuanqin Mu: The computational model of mammography x-ray imaging with dual energy.

    • Prof. Chongyang Hao: Virtual roaming visualization technology with volume transparency and its applications.

    • Prof. Hongbing Lu: The applications of image and graphics technologies in surgical planning and treatment.

  • National Demonstration Course for Bilingual Instruction: The course of Digital Signal Processing hosted by Prof.Gao was selected as National Demonstration Course for Bilingual Instruction by Ministry of Education. (Nov.7, 2007)

  • Paper Acceptance: Mr. Wen Lu, the Ph.D. Student of VIPSL, has two papers accepted by the native Journals, Congrutaltions! (Oct.18, 2007)

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, Tisheng Wang, A WBCT based quality assessment for natural images, Acta Electronica Sinica.

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, Qingeng Deng, Kai Zeng, A fast multi-mode loop filtering algorithm for H.264, Journal of Computer Science.

  • In 2008, the VIPSL members are encouraged to submit one or more papers to the following International Conferences. (Oct.8, 2007)

  • Papers Accepted by the International Journals: So far in this year, VIPSL has 3 paper were accepted by the International Journals, which is given as follows. Hope everybody of VIPSL works hard for the breakthrough as early as possible. (Oct.5, 2007)

    • Xinbo Gao, Juanjuan Zhong, Jie Li, Chunna Tian. Face Sketch Synthesis Algorithm Based on Machine Learning. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (IEEE-TCSVT).

    • Juanjuan Zhong, Xinbo Gao, Dacheng Tao, Xuelong Li. Local face sketch synthesis learning. Neurocomputing (Elservier), 2007.

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, Dacheng Tao, Xuelong Li. A Wavelet-based Image Quality Assessment Method. International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing (IJWMIP). 2007

  • Registration Certificate of Computer Software Copyright: On Sept.4, VIPSL was awarded the registration certificate of computer software copyright for the automatic face sketch generation system, SketchGen V1.0 by the National Copyright Administration. Thanks to Juanjuan Zhong and Deng Cheng for their contribution. The certificate can be referred here. (Sept.24 19, 2007)

  • Participating the 153th Forum for young Scientists: Prof.Gao attended the 153th forum for young scientists at Beihang University from August 29 to Aug.31 as one of the four Co-chairs of this forum. This forum was hosted by the Chinese Association of Science and Technology, and sponsored by the the Chinese Institute of Electronics and the Editorial Office of Acta Electronica Sinica, and co-sponsored by the Beihang University, Tsinghua University, Xidian University, and University of Electronics Science and Technology of China. The keynote of this forum is the Key theory and technology of sky-space-earth-based integration networks. The related news can be referred to here.  (Sept. 1, 2007)

  • Participating ICIG2007:  The Ph.D. student, Mr.Lu Wen just came back from Chendu for participating the International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG2007). At this conference Mr. Lu Wen presented his paper at an oral session. The keynote speech was given by Prof.A.K.Jian from Michigan State University, USA. (August 26, 2007)

  • Paper Acceptance: The Master student, Ms.Yang Yue received her acceptance letter for her submitted paper entitled "A fast frame up-conversion algorithm based on adaptive compensation" from the Editorial Office of Journal of Acta Photonica Sinica. Congratulations! Yang Yue, and the Group of Image Quality Assessment. (July 23, 2007)

  • Paper Acceptance: The Master student, Mr.Wang Tisheng received his acceptance letter for his submitted paper entitled "Contourlet-based Reduced Reference Evaluation Method for Objective Quality of Images" from the Editorial Office of Journal of Xidian University. Congratulations! Tisheng, and the Group of Image Quality Assessment. (July 7, 2007)

  • Registration Certificate of Computer Software Copyright: On June 6, VIPSL was awarded the registration certificate of computer software copyright for the software platform of digital watermarking evaluation System, VidMark V1.0 by the National Copyright Administration. Thanks to Wang Peng and Deng Cheng for their contribution. The certificate can be referred here. (June 19, 2007)

  • ICWAPR2007 Call for paper: The international conference on wavelet analysis and pattern recognition will be held on Nov. 2-4, 2007. The detailed information can be referred to the website of this conference. Prof.Xinbo Gao is a PC member of ICWAPR2007. (June 12, 2007)

  • IEEE Xi'an Section Established: On June 8, 2007, the IEEE Xi'an Section Inauguration was held in the International Conference Center, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) hosted by Prof. Huang Jianguo. Prof.Xinbo Gao was elected as the member of Executive Committee, and the Chiairman of Membership Development Committee, IEEE Xi'an Section. (June 8, 2007)

  • IEEE Senior Member: On May 29, 2007, Prof.Xinbo Gao had been elevated to the grade of Senior Member in the IEEE. Only 7.78% of approximately 374,800 members hold this grade which requires experience reflecting professional maturity and significant professional achievements. (June 8, 2007)

  • Paper Published: In May, 2007, Dr.Jianglong Zhang published his 2 papers in the Chinese Journals, Congratulations! (June 7, 2007)

    • Jianlong Zhang, Xinbo Gao, et. al., A seamless switching method of scalable video bit stream based on UIB, Chinese Journal of Computer, 30(5): 845-850, 2007

    • Jianlong Zhang, ChengKe Wu, Xinbo Gao, A novel error concealment algorithm based on Lagrange interpolation in two fields, Acta Electronica Sinica, 35(4): 653-658, 2007

  • Award for Outstanding Papers: From April 27 to 29, 2007, Shaanxi Electronics Society held the 11-th Academic Annual Meeting. VIPSL has 5 paper presented at this meeting. One of the 5 papers was awarded the Second Prize, the others were awarded outstanding papers. (June 4, 2007)

    • Zhen Huang, Xinbo Gao, FPGA-based DDR SDRAM interface design for high speed video acquisition system, Modern Electronics Technique, (2007): 69-71, (supplement, 2007)

    • De Yang, Xinbo Gao, Study of RTC-based real time clock module under WinCE, Modern Electronics Technique, (2007): 62-64

    • Xiaodong Bu, Xinbo Gao, Implementation of  VHDL-based I2C communication interface, Modern Electronics Technique, (2007): 92-94

    • Kuan Peng, Xinbo Gao, A improved scheme of pre-integral volume rendering algorithm, Modern Electronics Technique, (2007): 95-97

    • Kou Zhang, Xinbo Gao, Software design for CY7C68013-based video acquisition system, Modern Electronics Technique, (2007): 98-100

  • Project Examination: On June 1, the Children's Day, entrusted by the Division of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Xidian University host a meeting for the Project Examination to evaluate the Key Project of MOE entitled "Multi-resolution Spatio-temporal Embedding and Blind Detection Algorithms" completed by VIPSL. The Examination Conclusion is that the achieved research and development results come up an international advance level. The examination committee is composed of Prof.Rongchun Zhao, Prof.Chongyang Hao, Prof.Jiulun Fan, Prof.Changhua Li, Prof.Guangming Shi. After the meeting all the member of this Project take a picture together with the members of the examination committee for memory. (June 1, 2007)

  • Paper Acceptance: Today, the Ph.D. student, Deng Cheng's paper entitled "A digital watermarking algorithm in affine covariant region" co-authored by Xinbo Gao, Dacheng Tao, and Xuelong Li was accepted by the International Conference of Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC2007). (May 19, 2007)

  • The Editorial Board of Journal of Data Acquisition and Processing: From May 16 to 19, the editorial board of Journal of Data Acquisition and Processing has a meeting in Shenzhen. All the attendees discuss the development and planning of the Journal. In this meeting, Prof.Gao was  approved as a member of the editorial board of this Journal. (May 19, 2007)

  • Paper Acceptance: In recent, VIPSL have 2 papers are accepted, one is a journal paper, another is a conference paper. (May 9, 2007)

    • Qingeng Deng, Xinbo Gao, Wen Lu, A novel adaptive rate control algorithm for H.264, Journal of Image and Graphics.

    • Wen Lu, Xinbo Gao, Qingeng Deng, A basic-unit size based adaptive rate control algorithm, International Conference on Image and Graphics.

  • Papers Accepted by ICIP2007: We have just gotten a good news from ICIP2007 that VIPSL has 2 papers are accepted. They are given as follows.

    • Ying Wang, Xinbo Gao, A feature analysis approach to mass detection in mammography based on RF-SVM, Accepted by the International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2007), September 16-19, 2007, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

    • Jingwei Wang, Xinbo Gao, Juanjuan Zhong, A video watermarking based on 3-D complex wavelet, Accepted by the International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2007), September 16-19, 2007, San Antonio, Texas, USA. (May 1, 2007)

  • Participating ICASSP2007: From April 16 to 21, Prof.Gao and Ms.Juanjuan Zhong (Master) went to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA to participating the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2007). At Biometrics I Session, Ms.Zhong gave a lecture for her paper "Face sketch synthesis using E-HMM and selective ensemble". Here is a picture of Ms.Zhong at ICASSP2007. Ms.Juanjuan Zhong obtained the Student Travel Grants from the ICASSP2007. Prof.Gao gratefully acknowledges the support of K.C.Wong Education Foundation, Hong Kong. (April 24, 2007)

  • Government Special Subsidy: From the related document of the Ministry of Education, it is said that from 2006, Prof.Gao was selected as Expert enjoying the Government Special Subsidy. The detailed information can be referred to here. (April 12, 2007)

  • Innovative Research Team: From the related document of the Ministry of Education, it said that the Intelligent Information Processing group headed by Prof.Tian Jie was selected as Innovative Research Team in University, Ministry of Education, China, 2007. Prof.Gao is one of the principal members (No.3). (April 8, 2007)

  • Paper Publication: Till april.15, VIPSL has 5 papers published in Chinese journal, which are given as follows. Congratulations for the related authors!

    • Feifei Huo, Xinbo Gao, Video watermarking embedding and blind detection algorithm based on 3D wavelet transform.  Journal of Electronics and Information Technology, Vol.29, No.2, pp.447-450, 2007.

    • Xinbo Gao, Wen Lu, Junxia Gu, Adaptive de-interlacing algorithm based on Kalman filter. Journal of Circuits and Systems, 12(2): 6-10, 2007.

    • Qian Chen, Xinbo Gao, A Content-based Variable-size Block Partition Method for H.264, Journal of Image and Graphics, 12(3): 420-426, 2007.

    • Bin Han, Xinbo Gao, Hongbing Ji, A shot boundary detection method for news video based on rough sets and fuzzy clustering, Journal of Image and Graphics,12(3): 522-528, 2007.

    • Ying Wang, Xinbo Gao, A mass detection algorithm based on SVM and active relevance feedback, Journal of Xidian University, Vol.34, No.2, pp.239-245, 2007.  (April.6, 2007)

  • Graduate Ceremony: On March 25, The graduate ceremony was held in the Report Hall of SEE for the 2004 graduate students of VIPSL. This year, we have 11 graduate students obtained the Master degree. (March 26, 2007)

  • Dr. Dacheng Tao Visited VIPSL: From March 2 to March 5, the Assistant Prof. of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dr. Dacheng Tao visited VIPSL. He discussed some new ideas with part of members in VIPSL, which opened the door of our international collaboration among University of London,  the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Xidian University. Hope this cooperation will lead to good fruits. (March.4, 2007)

  • Prof. Gao Came Back from U.K.: From Jan.20 to Feb.14, Prof. Gao went to the University of Manchester for study and exchange. Feb.14, Prof. Gao came back with the Xidian Delegation of total 22 members. (Feb.15, 2007)

  • Excellent Undergraduate & Graduate Students: In recent, the student affair office, Xidian University announced the list of excellent undergraduate and graduate students in 2005-2006 academic year. Some student from VIPSL are shown in this list. They are

    • Pacemaker of Excellent Student: (2) Chunna Tian (Ph.D student), Xueli Chen (Undergraduate student)

    • Excellent Students: (11) Jing Wen (Ph.D student), Weiwei Li (graduate student), Ting Wang(graduate student), yimin Yang (graduate student), Jingwei Wang (graduate student), Yanting Hu (graduate student), Yue Yang (graduate student), Jing Xu (graduate student), Jun Feng (graduate student), Wenbo Ning (Undergraduate student), Weiwei Liu (Undergraduate student).   The detailed information can be referred to the website. (Jan.14, 2007)

  • Paper Accepted and Published: In these days, VIPSL have 1 paper was accepted by the important conference ICASSP2007 and 1 paper was published in the Journal of Electronics and Information Technology.

    • Juanjuan Zhong, Xinbo Gao, Chunna Tian,  Face sketch synthesis using E-HMM and selective ensemble, ICASSP2007;

    • Chunna Tian, Xinbo Gao, Relative fuzzy connected interactive image segmentation algorithm based on redundant wavelet transform, Journal of Electronics and Information Technology, Vol.28, No.12, pp.2287-2291, 2006. (January 6, 2007)

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2006

  • Prof. Gao Gave a Talk for freshmen in New Campus of Xidian University: Dec.14, Prof. Gao was invited to give a talk for freshmen in new campus. Over 300 students listened to this talk. This talk mainly involves how to do research and how to create innovative ideas in research. (Dec.16, 2007)

  • Prof. Gao Gave A Talk at Xi'an University of Science and Technology: Nov.25, Prof. Gao was invited by Prof. Hou Yuanbin to give a talk at the 2006 Conference on Science and technology hosted by Xi'an University of Science and Technology. (Nov.29, 2006)

  • Oversea Study: Congratulations to Ms. Tian Chunna, the Ph.D candidate for admission to the cooperation research at VCIPL of Oklahoma State University, USA. The detailed information can be referred to here and there. (Nov.25, 2006)

  • The Graduate Academic Annual Conference: From Nov.20-23, 2006, the graduate academic annual conference of SEE was held at Report Hall. Three members from VIPSL gave presentations in this conference. There are Ms. Bing Han (Ph.D Candidate), Ms. Juanjuan Zhong (M.S. Candidate) and Mr. Jing Xu (M.S. Candidate). (Nov.22, 2006)

  • Prof. Gao Was Elected as a Standing Director of CSIG: From Nov.3-6, 2006, Prof. Gao attended the 5th membership representative conference of China Society of Image and Graphics. In this conference, Prof. Gao was elected as a standing director of CSIG. (Nov.7, 2006)

  • Prof. Gao Attended the MLA06: Nov.4, 2006, Prof. Gao went to Nanjing University for participating the 4th Chinese Workshop on Machine Learning and Applications (MLA'06). This workshop hosted by Prof.Wang Jue and Zhi-Hua Zhou. The details information can be referred here. (Nov.7, 2006)

  • Prof. Gao Participated the CCML2006: From Oct.13-16, 2006, Prof. Gao went to Haikou, Haina for participating the 10th China Conference on Machine Learning. In this conference, he was elected as a Councilor of Machine Learning Society, China Association of Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) . (Oct.16, 2006)

  • VIPS has 2 papers published in CCML2006: [1] Chunna Tian, Xinbo Gao, Jie Li, An Example Selection Method for Active Learning Based on Embedded Bootstrap Algorithm, Vol.43, No.10, pp.1706-1712, 2006;[2]Han Bing, Xinbo Gao, Hongbing Ji, A novel feature weighted fuzzy clustering algorithm, Journal of Computational Information Systems, Vol.2, No.3, pp.1141-1146, 2006.  (Oct.16, 2006)

  • Prof. Gao Gave a Talk in Xi'an Shiyou University: Oct.11, the academic annual convention of AI & PR Society, Institute of Computer, Shaanxi Province was held in Xi'an Shiyou University. Prof.Gao gave a plenary talk entitled with "Selective Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm". Click here to read the document. (Oct.11, 2006)

  • Rule for R&D of VIPS Lab: VIPSL just released a new rule for R&D (tentative), which gives some new encouraging measures for researchers. Please read it and propose your suggestion and comments. Click here to read the document. (Oct.5, 2006)

  • Prof. Xindong Wu's Letcure: Sept.27, 2006, Prof.Xindong Wu, University of Vermont, USA,  give a lecture entitled "How to Write and Publish Research Papers for the Premier Forums in Knowledge & Data Engineering" at the Report Hall of the Library Building. Prof.Gao hosted this lecture. You can access the PPT of this lecture. download (Sept.28, 2006)

  • ICNC06-FSKD06: From Sept.24-28, the joint conference of the 2nd International Conference on Natural computation and the 3rd International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery is held in Tangcheng Hotel, Xi'an. The Opening Ceremony and Banquet are hosted by Prof.Xinbo Gao, the Program Co-chair of this conference. (Sept.25, 2006)

  • Mr. Yun Lei Visited VIPS: During August 25 to 27, Mr.Yun Lei, the Ph.D Candidate of Tsinghua University, also the alumni of VIPS participated a conference held by Xi'an Jiaotong University, and visited VIPS. He will give us an excellent lecture on tracking and research. Welcome all the members of VIPS to attend this seminar and discuss some questions of interest with Mr. Yun Lei. (August 26, 2006)

  • Fresh Members Join VIPS: This semester, 5 Ph.D students and 14 master students join VIPS. VIPS extends warm welcome to the fresh members, and hopes everybody enjoy oneself during stay in VIPS. Also, VIPS ask everybody to access the requirements of Lab. (August 25, 2006)

  • Paper of Undergraduate Students: So far, Prof.Gao has supervised 4 undergraduate students to publish 11 papers in total. To prepare the document for the Education Evaluation of Xidian University by the Ministry of Education this year, we collect it here for reference.  click here. (August 21, 2006)

  • Oversea Study: Congratulations to Mr.Qian Cai for admission to the Engineering (Master) program at ENST BRETAGNE (Ecole nationale supérieure des télécommunications de Bretagne). (This is a cooperation education program named "3+3" conducted by Xidian University and ENST, August 20,2006)

  • Oversea Study: Congratulations to Ms.Feifei Huo for admission to the Master program at TU Delft, Netherland. (August 15,2006)

  • Participating the International Conference: From July 24 to July 26, 2006, Professor Gao participated the First International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT2006) and presented a paper entitled "A video shot boundary detection algorithm based on feature tracking" at Golden Resources Hotel, Chongqing, China. After the conference, Prof.Gao and other delegates of this conference were invited to visit the Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications as a VIPs. (July 28, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance of Master Student: Mr.Shuze Liu, Ms.Ting Wang and Mr.Yaochang Lai have one paper to be accepted respectively, i.e.,
    [1] Shuze Liu, Xinbo Gao, Yaochang Lai, WinCE-based low power design for PXA255 embedded system, accepted by Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems. [2] Ting Wang, Xinbo Gao, Ya Su, Study and implementation of SIP video conference model based on P2P, accepted by the Joint National Conference on Signal and Information Processing. [3] Yaochang Lai, Xinbo Gao, Shuze Liu, GPIB bus based GSM mobile transmission power auto calibration system, Modern Electronic Technology. (July 16, 2006)

  • Award News: The following paper from VIPSL was awarded the third prize of Natural Science Excellent papers of Zhejiang Province (No.053117007).
    Gaiyun Gong, Xinbo Gao, Zhongdong Wu, A clustering validity function based on partition fuzzy degree. (July 1, 2006)

  • Goods News from Provincial Intercollegiate Swimming Competition: The Master student of VIPSL, Ms. Gao Lingjun obtained 2 Silver Medals, 1 Copper Medal, and 1 forth prize in Provincial Intercollegiate Swimming Competition. Also, Ms.Gao and her partners broke the provincial recorder in Women's 4*100 freestyle. Congratulations! (June 25, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance: The Ph.D Candidate Ms.Tian Chunna's paper entitled "An example selection method for active learning based on embedded bootstrap algorithm" was accepted by the Chinese Journal of Computer Research and Development. Congratulations! (May 18, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance: The Ph.D Candidate Ms.Han Bing's paper entitled "A Novel feature weighted fuzzy clustering algorithm" was accepted by the Journal of Computational Information Systems. Congratulations! (May 12, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance: The Ph.D Candidate Ms.Han Bing's paper entitled "A Novel method of Biomimetic Pattern Recognition for Shot Boundary Detection" was accepted by the Chinese Journal of Electronics special issue on Biomimetic Pattern Recognition. Congratulations! (April 21, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance: VIPS has two papers that were accepted by the International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP). Congratulations! They are [1] Chunna Tian, Xinbo Gao, Jie Li, A valid multi-view face detection tree based on FloatBoost learning; [2] Feifei Huo, Xinbo Gao, A wavelet based image watermarking scheme. The detailed information can be referred to the websit. (April 15, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance: Prof.Gao's paper entitled "A Video Shot Boundary Detection Algorithm Based on Feature Tracking" was accepted as a regular paper to be included in the RSKT2006 Proceedings published by Springer as well as regular presentation during the conference. (April 12, 2006)

  • Paper Publication: Associate Prof. Dr.Jie Li's paper was published in the ACTA Electronica Sinica. Jie Li, Xinbo Gao, Licheng Jiao, A novel fuzzy clustering algorithm based on feature weighting, ACTA Electrnica Sinica, Vol.34, No.1, pp.89-92, 2006. Congratulations! (April 10, 2006)

  • Excellent Thesis Awards: This year, VIPS has 3 Master students who were awarded Excellent thesis awards. They are Huo Feifei, Wen Jing, and Dong Yan. The detailed information can be referred to the websit. Congratulations! Meanwhile, there are 12 Master students graduated from VIPS with M.Eng. Degree. Congrationlations!

  • Paper Acceptance : The Master student Ms. Dong Yan's paper entitled "A microcalcifications detection method based on top-hat algorithm in mammogram images" was accepted by the Journal of Image and Graphics. Congratulations! (March, 24, 2006)

  • Award News: Prof.Gao was awarded the third prize of Young Teacher Award of High School by the Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation. Congratulations! (March 23, 2006) The details information can be referred to the websit.

  • Paper Acceptance : The Master student Mr. Wang Tao's paper entitled "A content-based image quality assessment metric" was accepted by the Journal of Image and Graphics. Congratulations! (March, 15, 2006)

  • PC Member : Professor Gao was invited as a PC member of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS2006). This Conference will be held on November 3-6, 2006, in Guangzhou. The detailed information cab be referred to the website.

  • Paper Acceptance : The Master student Mr. Li Mingqing & Mr.Xu Jing's paper entitled "Multi-scale medical image enhancement method" was accepted by the Journal of Chinese Journal of Biomeidcal Engineering. Congratulations! (March, 2, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance : The Ph.D student Ms. Shen Minyi's paper entitled "Study of multiple reference frame selection algorithm in H.264 video coding system" was accepted by the Journal of Circuits and Systems. Congratulations! (Feb., 10, 2006)

  • Paper Publications : The Ph.D student Ms.Tian Chunna's paper entitled "A fast interactive segmentation algorithm of image sequences based on relative fuzzy connectedness" was published in Journal of Systems Engineering and Electronics, Vol.16, No.4, pp.750-755, 2005. And Prof.Gao's paper entitled "Adaptive de-interlacing algorithm based on motion compensation" was published in the same issue, pp.931-936. (January, 8, 2006)

  • Paper Acceptance : The Ph.D student Ms. Huo Feifei's paper entitled "3D Wavelet Based Video Watermarking Embedding and Blind Detection Algorithm" was accepted by the Journal of Electronics and Information. Congratulations! (January, 6, 2006)

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2005
  • Paper Acceptance: Prof.Gao's paper entitled "A Cartoon Video Detection Method Based on Active Relevance Feedback and Svm" was accepted by the International Symposium on Neural Networks. Cogratulations! (Dec.16, 2005) ISNN will be held from May 28 to June 1 2006 in Chengdu, China. The detailed information cab be referred to the website.

  • Paper Acceptance : The Ph.D student Ms. Wen Jing's paper entitled "A Bayesian Face Detection Algorithm based on Skin Model" was accepted by the Journal of Xidian University. Congratulations! (Dec.15, 2005)

  • Paper Acceptance : The Ph.D student Ms. Han Bing's paper was accepted by the ACTA Electronica Sinica. Congratulations! (Dec.15, 2005)

  • Postdoctoral Fund: Dr.Jie Li was awarded the second prize of the national postdoctoral science fund. Congratulations! (Dec.9,2005).

  • Paper Publication: The Ph.D student Ms.Tian Chunna published her first journal paper on Journal of Electronics & Information Technology. Congratulations! Tian Chunna, Gao Xinbo, Halidan "A Fast Interactive Segmentation Algorithm of Image Sequences Based on Relative Fuzzy Connectedness" , Journal of ELectronics & Information Technology, 27(1):1549-1554, 2005 (Nov.6, 2005)

  • Invited Talks: (1) On November 3, 2005, Prof.Gao was invited to give a talk entitled "Selective FCM Clustering Analysis" for Graduate Academic Annual Conference at the Lecture Hall of School of Electronic Engineering. (2) On November 5, 2005, Prof.Gao was invited to give a talk entitled "Practice and Thoughts on Dual-language Lecture of DSP" for Shaanxi High Education Symposium Curricula Construction and Teaching of Electronic Information Speciality at Chang'an Castle Hotel.

  • Good News: (1) The Ph.D student Ms.Qian Chen's submitted paper entitled "A Content-based Variable-size Block Partition Method for H.264" has been accepted by Journal of Image and Graphics. (2) Prof.Gao's monograph "Fuzzy Cluster Analysis and its Applications" was awarded the second prize by the Teaching Material Construction Committee of Xidian University. And another textbook entitled "Modern Digital Image Analysis" was funded by the Teaching Material Construction Committee of Xidian University. Congratulations! (Oct.19, 2005)

  • Call for papers: The 10th China Conference on Machine Learning (CCML2006) will be held on Oct.13-15, 2006, Haikou, Hainan, China. The detailed information can be accessed by clicking here. (Oct.18, 2005)

  • Seminar Notification: Dr. Guoliang Fan, Director of VCIPL, at Oklahoma State University will visit Xidian and VIPSL from Oct.21-27, 2005. On Oct. 24, 2005, Dr. Fan will give a lecture entitled "Statistical Mixture Modeling for Object-based Video Segmentation". Oct. 25, 2005, VIPSL will hold a seminar with Dr.Fan. Hope all members of VIPSL enjoy this seminar.

  • Call for paper: The second International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC) and the third International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD) will be held on 27-28 September 2006, Xi'an, China. Prof.Gao will be the program chair of the ICNC2006. The detailed information cab be referred to the website.

  • On Oct. 5, 2005, the homepage of VIPSL was designed by Dr.Gao. From now on, every footprint of VIPSL will be written down.

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