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Jenq-Neng Hwang

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Jenq-Neng Hwang, Professor    
Associate Chair for Research
Signal and Image Processing
M426 EE/CSE Bldg.
Box 352500
University of WA
Seattle, WA 98195 
Phone: (206) 685-1603 Fax: (206) 543-3842
E-mail: hwang@uw.edu

University of Southern California 1988 Ph.D. EE. 
National Taiwan University 1983 M.S. EE. 
National Taiwan University 1981 B.S. EE.


Biosketch

Dr. Jenq-Neng Hwang received the BS and MS degrees, both in electrical engineering from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1981 and 1983 separately. He then received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California. In the summer of 1989, Dr. Hwang joined the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Washington in Seattle, where he has been promoted to Full Professor since 1999. He is currently the Associate Chair for Research in the EE Department. He has written more than 300 journal, conference papers and book chapters in the areas of multimedia signal processing, and multimedia system integration and networking, including an authored textbook on "Multimedia Networking: from Theory to Practice," published by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Hwang has close working relationship with the industry on multimedia signal processing and multimedia networking.

Dr. Hwang received the 1995 IEEE Signal Processing Society's Best Journal Paper Award. He is a founding member of Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee of IEEE Signal Processing Society and was the Society's representative to IEEE Neural Network Council from 1996 to 2000. He is currently a member of Multimedia Technical Committee (MMTC) of IEEE Communication Society and also a member of Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee (MMSP TC) of IEEE Signal Processing Society. He served as associate editors for IEEE T-SP, T-NN and T-CSVT, T-IP and Signal Processing Magazine(SPM). He is currently on the editorial board of ETRI, IJDMB and JSPS journals. He was the Program Co-Chair of ICASSP 1998 and ISCAS 2009. Dr. Hwang is a fellow of IEEE since 2001.

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Honors

IEEE SP Society Best (Journal) Paper Award, 1995.
IEEE Fellow, 2001
Annual Faculty Service Award, UWEE, 2006

Visiting Distinguished Professor of Denmark Technical University, Lyngby, August-September 1996.
Visiting Chair Professor of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Dec. 2003
Visiting Chair Professor of National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan, Sept.-Dec., 2005
Visiting Chair Professor of National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Dec. 2006
Visiting Chair Professor of National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, July-Sept., 2007
International Honorary Chair Professor of National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, 2012 -- 2015
Distinguished Foreign Lecturer of Shanghai, Shanghai University, Oct. 2012 -- September 2015
Chair Professor of National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, August 2014 -- July 2017

Research Interests

Image/video signal processing, multimedia networking and QoS, and statistical pattern recognition. 

Research Projects

See the Information Processing Lab for research details.

Selected Publications

Yu-Hen Hu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Handbook of Neural Network Signal Processing , CRC Press, 2002

Jenq-Neng Hwang, Multimedia Networking: from Theory to Practice , Cambridge University Press, 2009

J.N. Hwang, S.R. Lay, and A. Lippman, "Nonparametric Multivariate Density Estimation: A Comparative Study," IEEE Transactions of Signal Processing, Vol.42, No.10, October 1994 

Y. H. Tseng, J. N. Hwang, and Florence Sheehan, "Three-Dimensional Object Representation and Invariant Recognition Using Continuous Distance Transform Neural Networks," IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, special issue on Pattern Recognition, 8(1):141-147, January 1997. 

Daniel T. Davis and Jenq-Neng Hwang, "Solving Inverse Problems by Bayesian Iterative Inversion of a Forward Model with Ground Truth Incorporation," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, special issue for Neural Networks for Signal Processing, 45(11):2749-2757, Nov. 1997. 

J.N. Hwang, S.Y. Kung, M. Mahesan, and J. C. Principe, "The Past, Present, and Future of Neural Networks for Signal Processing," IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 28-48, Nov. 1997. 

San-Yuan Kung and Jenq-Neng Hwang, "Neural Networks for Intelligent Multimedia Processing," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 86, No. 6, pp. 1244-1272, June 1998. 

Sachin G. Deshpande, and J.-N. Hwang, "A Real-Time Interactive Virtual Classroom Multimedia Distance Learning System," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 3(4):432-444 December, 2001. 

Changick Kim and Jenq-Neng Hwang, "Fast and Automatic Video Object Segmentation and Tracking for Content-Based Applications," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (CSVT). 12(2):122-129, Feb. 2002. 

KyoungHo Choi and Jenq-Neng Hwang, "Constrained optimization for audio-to-visual conversion ," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 52(6):1783-1790, June 2004. 

Qiang Liu, JaeJun Yoo, Byung-Tae Jang, KyoungHo Choi, and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “A scalable VideoGIS system for GPS-guided vehicles,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 205-208, March 2005.

K. H. Choi and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Automatic Creation of a Talking Head from A Video Sequence,” IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 7(4):628-637, August 2005.

Hsu-Feng Hsiao, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “A Max-Min Fairness Congestion Control for Streaming Layered Video,” IEEE T-CSVT,  16(9): 1074-1085, Sept. 2006.

Jian-Liang Lin, Wen-Liang Hwang, Soo-Chang Pei, and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “A Hybrid Coarse/fine Layered Multicast Scheme Based on Hierarchical Bandwidth Inference Congestion Control,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 18(12):, Dec 2008.

Timothy K. Shih and Nick C. Tang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Exemplar-based Video Inpainting without Ghost Shadow Artifacts by Maintaining Temporal Continuity,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 19(3):347-360, March 2009.

Huang-Chia Shih, Chung-Lin Huang, and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ An Interactive Attention Ranking System for Video Search,” IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 16(4):70-81, Oct-Dec, 2009.

Huang-Chia Shih, Jenq-Neng Hwang, and Chung-Lin Huang, “ Content-based Attention Ranking Using Visual and Contextual Attention Model for Baseball Videos ,” IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 11(2):244-255, Feb. 2009.

Chih-Wei Huang, Michael Loiacono, Justinian Rosca, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Airtime Fair Distributed Cross Layer Congestion Control for Real-Time Video over WLAN,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 19(8):1158-1168, August 2009.

Peng-Jung Wu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Chung-Nan Lee, Chii-Chang Gau and Hui-Hsiang Kao “Eliminating Packet Loss in Peer-to-Peer Streaming Systems,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 19(12):1766-1780, Dec. 2009.

Hsu-Yung Cheng, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Adaptive Particle Sampling and Adaptive Appearance for Multiple Video Object Tracking,” Signal Processing, EURASIP, Elsevier, 89(9):1844-1849, Sept. 2009.

Victor Gau, Chih-Wei Huang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Reliable Multimedia Broadcasting over Dense Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,” invited survey paper for Special Issue on Multimedia Communications, Networking, and Applications, Journal of Communications (JCM), Academic Publisher, 4(9):614-627, Oct. 2009.

Hsu-Yung Cheng, Chih-Chang Yu, Chien-Cheng Tseng, Kuo-Chin Fan, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Environment Classification and Hierarchical Lane Detection for Structured and Unstructured Roads,” IET Computer Vision, 4(1):37-49, March 2010.

Timothy Shih, Nick Tang, Josephy Tsai, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Video Motion Interpolation for Special Effect Applications,” accepted by IEEE Trans. on SMC, 2010.

Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Wireless MediaNets: Application Driven Next Generation Wireless IP Networks,” invited survey paper for ACM Multimedia System Journal, special issue on Wireless Multimedia Transmission Technology and Application, 2010.

Victor Gau, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Adaptive Probabilistic Broadcasting over Dense Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks,” accepted by International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, special issue on Recent Advances in Wireless Data Broadcasting, 2010.

Shiang-Ming Huang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Yaw-Chung Chen, “ Reducing Feedback Load of Opportunistic Multicast Scheduling over Wireless Systems,” accepted by IEEE Communications Letters, 2010.

Chih-Wei Huang, Shiang-Ming Huang, Po-Han Wu, Shiang-Jiun Lin, and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ OLM: Opportunistic Layered Multicasting for Scalable IPTV over Mobile WiMAX,” accepted by IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, 2011.

Hsu-Yung Cheng and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Integrated Video Object Tracking with Applications in Trajectory-Based Event Detection,” accepted by Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2012.

Shian-Ru Ke, Hoang Le Uyen Thuc, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jang-Hee Yoo, Kyoung-Ho Choi “ A Review on Video-Based Human Activity Recognition,” Special Issue on "Activity Detection and Novel Sensing Technologies", Computers, 2(2):88-131, 2013.

Tsang-Ling Sheu, Chia-Nan Lin and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ A Channel Reservation and Preemption Model Using Overlapping Regions in Sector-Based Cellular Networks,” Journal of Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing, John Wiley & Sons, Oct. 2013.

Chun-Te Chu and Jenq-Neng Hwang, Hung-I Pai, Kung-Ming Lan “ Tracking Human Under Occlusion Based On Adaptive Multiple Kernels With Projected Gradients,” IEEE Trans. on Multimedia,15(7):1602-1615, November 2013.

Xiaoqing Wu, Ximin Zhang, Liang Liu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Wanggen Wan “ Dynamic Scheduling and Real-Time Rendering for Large-Scale 3D Scenes,” Journal of Signal Processing Systems,75(1):15-21, April 2014.

Chun-Te Chu and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Fully Unsupervised Learning of Camera Link Models for Tracking Humans Across Non-overlapping Cameras,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technologies (CSVT), 24(6):979-994, June 2014.

Shian-Ru Ke, Hoang Le Uyen Thuc, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jang-Hee Yoo, and Kyoung-Ho Choi, “ Human Action Recognition based on 3D Human Modeling and Cyclic HMMs, ” International journal of the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), March 2014.

Xiangyang Wang, Ying Wang, Wanggen Wan, and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Object tracking with sparse representation and annealed particle filter, ” International Journal of Signal, Image and Video Processing (SIViP), 8(6):1059-1068, Springer, September 2014.

Kuan-Hui Lee, Chun-Te Chu, Younggun Lee, Zhijun Fang, and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Consistent Human Tracking over Self-Organized and Scalable Multiple-Camera Networks ” in Distributed Embedded Smart Cameras: Architectures, Design and Applications, Christophe Bobda et al, (ed.), Springer 2014.

Kuan-Hui Lee, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Shihi Chen “ Model-Based Vehicle Localization Based on Three-Dimensional Constrained Multiple-Kernel Tracking, ” to appear in IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technologies (CSVT), in press, 2015.

Po-Han Wu, Chih-Wei Huang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jae-Young Pyun, Juan Zhang “ Visual Quality Driven Resource Allocation for Real-Time Surveillance Video Uplinking over OFDMA-based Wireless Networks, ” to appear in IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, in press, 2015.

Xiang Chen, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Chung-Nan Lee, Shih-I Chen “ A Near Optimal QoE-Driven Power Allocation Scheme for Scalable Video Transmissions over MIMO Systems, ” to appear in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Visual Signal Processing for Wireless Networks, in press, Feb. 2015.

Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kresimir Williams, Richard Towler “ Tracking Live Fish from Low-Contrast and Low-Frame-Rate Stereo Videos, ” to appear in IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technologies (CSVT), in press, 2015.

David Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kresimir Williams, “ Supervised and Unsupervised Feature Extraction Methods for Pattern Recognition, ” in Handbook of Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, 5th ed., C. H. Chen et al. (ed.), 2015.

Recent Invited Talks

"Multimedia Applications," AIIT Summer Program for University IT Professors, Ministry of Information and Communication of Korea, Seoul, Korea, July 24-28, 2006.  

" Wireless Broadband Communication Systems and Applications," invited keynote speech, 17th VLSI Design/CAD Symposium, Hualien, Taiwan, August 2006.  

"Are We Ready for the Multimedia over Wireless Broadband: A Challenge of Cross-Layer QoS Optimization," invited keynote speech, Multimedia Networking Systems Conference, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Dec. 2006  

" QoS Challenges of Multimedia over Wireless Broadband," plenary talk for IEEE Mobile WiMax Symposium, Orlando, FL, March 2007.  

" Wireless Multimedia Networking: from Theory to Practice," keynote speech for IASTED Circuits and Systems Conference, Banff, Canada, July 2-4, 2007.  

" Embedded Real-Time DSP Applications," AIIT Summer Program for University IT Professors, Ministry of Information and Communication of Korea, Seoul, Korea, July 30-August 3, 2007.  

" From Intelligent Video Analysis to Video Understanding," keynote speech for the 20th IPPR Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, Miaoli, Taiwan, Aug.19-21, 2007.  

" From Video Semantic Interpretation toward Human Behavior Understanding," Keynote speech for IEEE/IET International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing, Shanghai, China, July 7-9, 2008  

" Cross-Layer QoS Optimization for Video over Heterogeneous Wireless Broadband," Keynote speech for First IEEE International Conference on Ubi-Media Computing, Lanzhou, China, July 15-16, 2008  

" Future Perspective of Intelligent Community Security System," Invited speech for 22nd Modern Engineering & Technology Seminar (METS), Taipei, Taiwan, November 17-19, 2008  

" Human Centric Video Event and Behavior Understanding," Keynote speech for Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Tainan, Taiwan, Dec. 9-13, 2008  

" Embedded Intelligence for Video Surveillance over Camera Networks," Plenary speech for the 4th International Symposium on Embedded Technology (ISET 2009), Daegu, South Korea, May. 21-22, 2009  

" Embedded Intelligence for Large Scale Distributed Camera Networks," Invited talk for the 2009 VLSI Design/CAS Symposium, Hualien Taiwan, August 4-7, 2009  

" Video QoS over Wireless Broadband -- WLAN, Wireless Ad Hoc and WiMAX Infrastructures," Keynote speech for the 5th Workshop on Wireless, Ad hoc, and Sensor Networks (WASN 2009), NTHU Hsinchu, Taiwan. September 10-11, 2009  

" Automated Tracking and Event Understanding of Human Video Objects for Large Scale Distributed Camera Networks," Invited Talk for Advanced Image Processing Workshop, NOAA, Seattle, Sept. 7-9, 2010  

" Wireless MediaNets: Application Driven Next Generation Wireless IP Networks," 3.5-Hour Tutorial Talk for IEEE Globecom, Miami, Florida, Dec. 6-10, 2010  

" Large Scale Real-Time Video Surveillance over Wireless Broadband Networks," opening keynote speech for International Computer Symposium, Tainan, Taiwan, Dec. 16-18, 2010  

" Automated Understanding of Video Object Events in a Distributed Smart Camera Network," keynote speech for IEEE International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communication, Danang Vietnam, Aug. 2-4, 2011.  

" Real-Time Mobile Video Surveillance over Wireless Broadband Networks," Plenary speech for the 7th International Conference on Wireless Communication, Networking and Computing, Wuhan, China, Sept. 23-25, 2011.  

" Robust Video Object Tracking in Distributed Camera Networks," Distinguished Lecture of EE, KAIST, May 8, 2012, Daejeon, Korea  

" Intelligent Video Analytics over Large Scale Camera Netwokrs," keynote speech for the 2012 UK-VN Advanced Surveillance Systems Workshop Danang City, Vietnam, September 10th, 2012

" Self-Calibrated and Scalable Camera Networks for Consistent Tracking and Activity Recognition of Humans," keynote speech for the 2013 IET Second International Conference on Smart and Sustainable City , Shanghai, China, August 19-20, 2013  

" Embedded and Coordinated Intelligence for A Large Array of Smart Cameras ," keynote speech for the 8th International Conference on Embedded and Multimedia Computing , Taipei, Taiwan, August 23-25, 2013  

" Image and Video Processing for Fishery Applications ," keynote speech for the 4th International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing (ICALIP 2014), Shanghai, China, July 7-9, 2014  

Recent Conference Papers

Hsu-Yung Cheng, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Resolving Occlusion and Segmentation Errors in Multiple Video Object Tracking,” SPIE Conference on Computational Imaging, San Jose, CA, Jan. 2009.

Chih-Wei Huang, Po-Han Wu, Shiang-Jiun Lin and Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Layered Video Resource Allocation in Mobile WiMAX Using Opportunistic Multicasting,” IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference, Budapest, Hungary, April 2009.

Liangjia Zhu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Chih-Chang Chen, Ming-Hui Lin, Chen-Lan Yen, “Real-Time 3D Pose Reconstruction of Human Body from Monocular Video Sequences,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2009.

Liangjia Zhu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Hsu-Yung Cheng, “Tracking of Multiple Objects Across Multiple Cameras with Overlapping and Non-Overlapping Views,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2009.

Peng-Jung Wu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Chung-Nan Lee, Yu-Chih Teng, “Receiver Driven Overlap FEC for Scalable Video Coding Extension of the H.264/AVC,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2009.

Shiang-Ming Huang, Chih-Wei Huang, Po-Han Wu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Victor Gau, and Yaw-Chung Chen, “Resource Efficient Opportunistic Multicast Scheduling for IPTV Services over WiMAX Networks,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2010)-Spring, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2010.

Po-Han Wu, Yu-Hen Hu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “Optimal Layered Video IPTV Multicast Streaming over IEEE 802.16e WiMAX Systems,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2010)-Spring, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2010.

Victor Gau, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “A framework for Multi-Object Tracking over Distributed Wireless Camera Networks,” SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing 2010 (VCIP2010), Huang-Shan, An Hui, China, July 11-14, 2010.

Chi-Kun Lin, Yu-Chen Hong, Chia-Tong Tang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jar-Ferr Yang, “Free Viewpoint Video Generation based on Coding Information of H.264/MVC,” SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing 2010 (VCIP2010), Huang-Shan, An Hui, China, July 11-14, 2010.

Shian-Ru Ke, LiangJia Zhu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Hung-I Pai, Kung-Ming Lan, “Real-Time 3D Human Pose Estimation from Monocular View with Applications to Event Detection and Video Gaming,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS), Boston MA, August 29 to September 1, 2010.

Chun-Te Chu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Hung-I Pai, Kung-Ming Lan “ Robust Video Object Tracking based on Multiple Kernels with Projected Gradients,” The IEEE International Conf. on ASSP (ICASSP 2011), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011.

Po-Han Wu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, “ Cross-Layer Channel-Quality-Fair Scheduling for Video Uplink of Camera Networks over WiMAX,” The IEEE International Conf. on Communication (ICC 2011), Kyoto Japan, June 5-9, 2011.

Shian-Ru Ke, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kung-Ming Lan and Sheng-Zheng Wang “ View-Invariant 3D Human Body Pose Reconstruction using a Monocular Video Camera ,” ACM/IEEE International Conf. on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2011), Ghent Belgium, August 22-25, 2011.

Chun-Te Chu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Shen-Zheng Wang and Yi-Yuan Chen “ Human Tracking by Adaptive Kalman Filtering and Multiple Kernels Tracking with Projected Gradients,” ACM/IEEE International Conf. on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2011), Ghent Belgium, August 22-25, 2011.

Chun-Te Chu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kung-Ming Lan and Shen-Zheng Wang “ Tracking Across Multiple Cameras with Overlapping Views Based on Brightness and Tangent Transfer Functions ,” ACM/IEEE International Conf. on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2011), Ghent Belgium, August 22-25, 2011.

Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kresimir Williams, Richard Towler “ Automatic Fish Segmentation via Double Local Thresholding for Trawl-Based Underwater Camera Systems,” The IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP 2011), Brussel Belgium, Sept 11-14, 2011.

Victor Gau, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kung-Ming Lan, Hung-I Pai, Yi-Yuan Chen “ Latency Minimized Probabilistic CSMA/CA ,” The 7th ACM* Workshop on Wireless Multimedia Networking and Computing, October 31 to November 4, 2011, Miami, FLorida, USA.

Ssu-Kai Li, Jen-Shun Yangy, Ching-Te Chiu, Po-Ting Yeh and Jenq-Neng Hwang “ Handover Delay Reduction and Buffer-Based Data Recovery Scheme for Inter Multicast Broadcast Service Zone ,” The IEEE Global Communication Conference (Globecom 2011), Houston Texas,USA, Dec. 5-9, 2011.

Hoang Le Uyen Thuc, Shian-Ru Ke, Jenq-Neng Hwang,Jang-Hee Yoo, Kyoung-Ho Choi “ Human Action Recognition based on 3D Body Modeling from Monocular Videos,” 2012 Frontier of Computer Vision Workshop, Kawasaki, Japan, Feb. 2-4, 2012.

Hoang Le Uyen Thuc, Pham Van Tuan, and Jenq-Neng Hwang “ An Effective 3D Geometric Relational Feature Descriptor for Human Action Recognition ,” 2012 IEEE RIVF International Conference on Computing & Communication Technologies, Research, Innovation, and Vision for the Future (RIVF), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Feb.27 - March 1, 2012.

Chun-Te Chu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Yi-Yuan Chen, Shen-Zheng Wang “ Camera Link MOdel Estimation in A Distributed Camera Network based on the Deterministic Annealing and Barrier Method ,” IEEE International Conf. on ASSP, Kyoto Japan, March 25-30, 2012.

Po-Han Wu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jae-Young Pyun, Kung-Ming Lan, and Jian-Ren Chen “ QoE-Aware Resource Allocation for Integrated Mobile Surveillance System Over 4G Networks,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Seoul Korea, May 20-23, 2012.

Shian-Ru Ke, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Maryam Fazel, Shen-Zheng Wang, Hung-I Pai “ Constrained Multiple Kernel Tracking for Human Limbs,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Seoul Korea, May 20-23, 2012.

Hoang Le Uyen Thuc, Shian-Ru Ke, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Pham Van Tuan,Truong Ngoc Chau, “ Quasi-Periodic Action Recognition from Monocular Videos via 3D Human Models and Cyclic HMMs,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC 2012), Hanoi Vietnam, Oct 10-12, 2012.

Chun-Te Chu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kual-Zheng Lee, Jen-Yu Yu, “ Tracking Across Nonoverlapping Cameras Based On The Unsupervised Learning Of Camera Link Models,” 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2012), Hong Kong, Oct 30-Nov 2, 2012.

Kuan Hui Lee, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jang-Hee Yoo, KyoungHo Choi “ Effective Car Video Retrieval Using Feature Matching in a Mobile Video Cloud,” 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC 2012), Hong Kong, Oct 30-Nov 2, 2012.

Bilge Soran, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Su-In Lee, Linda Shapiro, “ Tremor Detection Using Motion Filtering and SVM,” 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2012), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, Nov 11-15, 2012.

Xiang Chen Jenq-Neng Hwang, Po-Han Wu, Hsuan-Jung Su, Chungnan Lee “ Adaptive Mode and Modulation Coding Switching Scheme in MIMO Multicasting System,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Beijing China, May 19-23, 2013.

Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kresimir Williams, Richard Towler “ Multiple Fish Tracking via Viterbi Data Association for Low-Frame-Rate Underwater Camera Systems,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Beijing China, May 19-23, 2013.

Kuan-Hui Lee, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jen-Yu Yu, Kual-Zheng Lee “ Vehicle Tracking Iterative by Kalman-based Constrained Multiple-Kernel and 3-D Model-based Localization,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Beijing China, May 19-23, 2013.

Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Craig S. Rose “ Aggregated Segmentation of Fish from Conveyor Belt Videos,” IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver Canada, May 26-31, 2013.

Chun-Te Chu, Kuan-Hui Lee, Jenq-Neng Hwang “ Self-Organized and Scalable Camera Networks for Systematic Human Tracking across Nonoverlapping Cameras,” IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver Canada, May 26-31, 2013.

Kuan-Hui Lee, Yong-Jin Lee, Jenq-Neng Hwang “ Multiple-Kernel based Vehicle Tracking Using 3-D Deformable Model and License Plate Self-Similarity,” IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver Canada, May 26-31, 2013.

Xiang Chen, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Chungnan Lee, Chih-Wei Huang, “ An Efficient CQI Feedback Resource Allocation Scheme for Wireless Video Multicast Services,” IEEE Global Communications (GlobeCom) Conference 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.

Xiaoqing Yu, Huanhuan Liu, Jianhua Shi, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Wanggen Wan, Jing Lu, “ Association Rule Mining of Personal Hobbies in Social Networks,” IEEE BigData 2014, Taipei, Taiwan, May 28-30, 2014.

Xiang Chen, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Chiung-Ying Wang, Chungnan Lee, “ A Near Optimal QoE-Driven Power Allocation Scheme for SVC-Based Video Transmissions Over MIMO Systems,” IEEE International COnference on Communication (ICC) 2014, Syndey, Australia, June 10-14, 2014.

Yu-Chi Chen, Chun-Te Chu, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jang-Hee Yoo, “ A Privacy-Preserving Huamn Tracking Scheme in Centralized Cloud based Camera Networks,” IEEE International COnference on Communication (ICC) 2014, Syndey, Australia, June 10-14, 2014.

Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Kresimir Williams, “ Supervised and Unsupervised Feature Extraction Methods for Underwater Fish Species Recognition,” ICPR workshop on Computer Vision for Analysis of Underwater Imagery (CVAUI), Stockholm, Sweden, August 24, 2014.

Kuan-Hui Lee, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Jim Pitton, Greg Okopal, “ Driving Recorder Based On-Road Pedestrian Tracking Using Visual SLAM and Constrained Multiple-Kernel,” 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC2014), Qingdao, China, Oct. 8-11, 2014.

Meng-Che Chuang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Fang-Fei Kuo, Man-Kwan Shan, Kresimir Williams, “ Recognizing Live Fish Species by Hierarchical Partial Classification based on the Exponential Benefit,” IEEE International COnference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2014, Paris, France, Oct. 27-30, 2014.

Yi-Ben Chen, Shun-Ren Yang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, Ming-Zoo Wu, “ An Energy-Efficient Scheduling Algorithm for Real-Time Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Data Reporting,” IEEE Global Communications (GlobeCom) Conference 2014, Austin, Tx, USA, Dec. 8-12, 2014.

Active Grants

See Information Processing Lab

Graduated Ph.D. Students

Shyh-Rong Lay: "Projection Pursuit Learning for Regression, Classification and Density Estimation - A Neural Network Perspective," March 1994.  

Yenhao Tseng: "A Neural Network Technique for Invariant Recognition and Motion Estimation of Three-Dimensional Objects Using Range Data," March 1995.  

Seokyoung Moon: "Robust Speech Recognition via Inversion of Hidden Markov Models," March 1995.  

Daniel T. Davis: "Solving Inverse Problems Using Bayesian Modeling to Incorporate Information Sources," June 1995.  

Greg. I. Chiou: "Active Contour Models for Distinct Contour Tracking and Lipreading," September 1995.  

Shih-Shien You: "The Growing and Pruning of Neural Network Learning: An Optimization Perspective," (joint advising with Prof. Wen-Wei Lin of National Tsinghua University, Taiwan) March 1996.  

Chein-Jen Wang: "Joint Model- and Feature-Space Adaptation Techniques for Continuous Robust Speech Recognition," March 1997. 

Tzong-Der Wu: "Dynamic Bit-Rate Conversion and Re-Allocation in Multipoint Video Transcoding," May 1999. 

Eugene Lin: "Fuzzy Reasoning of Three Dimensional Snake Tracking of Medical Images," November 1999.  

Sachin Deshpande: "Systems for Interactive Multimedia Distance Learning," November 1999.  

Rosas-Romero Roberto, "Morphing and Motion Tracking of 3-D Objects," December 1999.  

Wu-hsiang Jonas Chen, "Error Resilient and Concealment Video Coding," December 2000.  

ChangIck Kim, "Framework for Video Object Segmentation and Abstraction," December 2000. 

Dongxiang Xu, "Markov Random Field based Contour Segmentation for MR Image Sequences," April 2001. 

Tony Nguyen, "Human Perception Based Dynamic Frame Selection in Time Lapsed Video," March 2002.  

Sanpachai Huvanandana, "Biometric Signal Classification: An Enhanced Fingerprint Identification System,'' April 2002.  

Kyoung-Ho Choi , "Framework for 3-D Audio to Visual Conversion in MPEG-4," June 2002.  

Serchen Chang , "A Novel Rate Predictor and its Rate Control for Video Coding," (joint advising with Prof. Jar-Ferr Yang of National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan) May 2003.  

Qiang Liu, "Available Bandwidth Estimation and Rate-Based Congestion Control in Multimedia Communication," May 2004  

Ying Luo, "Statistical Semantic Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Image Sequences," Oct. 2004.  

Hsu-Feng Hsiao, "Multimedia Streaming Congestion Control over Hetergeneous Networks: From Distributed Computation to End-to-End Perspective,"  June 2005.

Hsu-Yung Cheng, "Multi-Object Tracking via Particle Sampling and Enhanced Probabilistic Data Association for Event Detection in Intelligent Video Systems,"  June 2008.

Chih-Wei Gary Huang, " Cross-Layer Resource Management for Multimedia over Wireless Networks "   June 2009.

Victor Gau, "Throughput Maximization and Latency Minimization in Dense Wireless Ad Hoc Networks "   June 2010.

Ibrahim Karliga, "A Framework for Human Body Video Object Segmentation and Body Parts Tracking "   March 2011.

Chun-Te Chu, " Robust and Consistent Human Tracking within Camera and Across Multiple Cameras " June 2013

Shian-Ru Ke, " Recognition of Human Actions based on 3D Pose Estimation via Monocular Video Sequences " March 2014

Po-Han Wu, " Visual-Quality-Driven Video Networking over 4G Wireless Broadband " May 2014

Current Ph.D. Students

Meng-Che Chuang, " Automatic Video Analysis for Fisheries Survey Systems "

Xiang Chen, " QoE-Driven Cross Layer Design of Video Transmissions over MIMO SYstems "

Kuan-Hui Lee, " Dynamic Object Tracking and 3-D Visualization from Big Visual Data"

Younggun Lee, " Self-Organization and Consistent Object Tracking over Large Scale Camera Networks "

Kevin Lau, " Next Generation Mobile Heterogeneous Networks "

Jounsup Park, " Multimedia over Massive MIMO Systems "

Editorships

Associate Editor, - IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 2008 - 2012. 

Editor, - ETRI Journal, 2009 - present. 

Associate Editor, - IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technologies, 1998- 2006. 

Editor, -- Journal of Information Science and Engineering, 2005 - 2011.

Editorial Board Member, -- IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2009 -- 2012. 

Editorial Board Member, -- International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, 2007 -- present. 

Editorial Board Member, -- Journal of VLSI Signal Processing Systems for Signal, Image, and Video Technology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995 - present. 

Guest Editor, - IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Special Issue on "Multimedia over IP," 2001 

Conference Organization

General Co-Chair, -- The 4th International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing, July, 2014.

Executive General Chairman, -- IET Second International Conference on Smart and Sustainable City, Shanghai, August 2013.

Special Session Chair, -- IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Beijing, China, May 2013

Technical Co-Chair, -- IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS 2012), Taipei, Taiwan Nov. 2012

Tutorial Chair, - IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Seattle, WA, August 2010.

Technical Program Co-Chair, - IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipei, May 2009.

Technical Program Co-Chair, - International Computer Symposium (ICS), Taipei, Nov. 2008.

Special Session Co-Chair, - IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Seattle, May 2008.

Program Co-Chair, - IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Seattle, WA, May 1998.

Tutorial Chair, - IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, Washington D.C., June 1996.

General Co-Chair, - International Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Hsinchu Taiwan, December 1995.

Publication Chair, - International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Seattle WA, May 1995.

Program Co-Chair, - International Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Tainan Taiwan, December 1994.

Program Chair, - IEEE Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing, Ermioni Greece, September 1994.

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