Multimedia and Vision Lab

Qi Tian

Professor, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow,
Office: NPB 3.306, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio
Phone: (210)-458-5165
Fax: (210)-458-4437
Email: qi.tian AT utsa DOT edu
Mailing address: One UTSA Circle, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249-1604
Publications

Four edited conference proceedings and book chapters, 149 refereed journal articles published or in press including leading journals such as IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI, 2014 IF:5.781), ACM Computing Survey, (5-year IF: 7.85) IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP, 2014 IF: 3.625), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM, 2014 IF: 1.694), International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV, 2014 IF: 3.81), IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT, 2014 IF: 2.615), Pattern Recognition (PR, 2014 IF: 3.096), Journal of Information Science (2014 IF: 1.158), Signal Processing,  an international journal  of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP, 2014 IF: 2.209), Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU, 2014 IF: 1.54), Neurocomputing (2014 IF: 2.083), Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (2014 IF: 1.218), Pattern Recognition Letters (2014 IF: 1.551), IEEE Multimedia Magazine (2014 IF: 1.767), ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMCCAP, IF: 0.904), IEEE Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB, 2014 IF: 1.438). Four other journal articles were published in Chinese. Among them, 121 refereed journal papers have been published since 2012.

*Author names in italic in the following paper list are my research advisees or co-advised students.

Citations by Google Scholar

 

Publication List by Year (from 2001 to 2017)

Selected Publications:

  1. W. Zhou, H. Li, J. Sun, and Q. Tian, “Collaborative Index Embedding for Image Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Special Issue on Learning with Shared Information for Computer Vision and Multimedia Analysis, DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2017.2676779, March 2017.

  2. L. Zheng, Y. Yang, and Q. Tian, “SIFT Meets CNN: A Decade Survey of Instance Retrieval,” accepted to IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), May 2017.

  3. W. Zhou, M. Yang, X. Wang, H. Li, Y. Lin, and Q. Tian, “Scalable Feature Matching by Dual Cascaded Scalar Quantization for Image Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 159-171, January 2016. (2014 Impact Factor: 5.781)

  4. S. Zhang, M. Yang, X. Wang, Y. Lin, and Q. Tian, “Semantic-aware Co-indexing for Image Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 2573-2587, December 2015. (2014 Impact Factor: 5.781)

  5. T. Mei, Y. Rui, S. Li, and Q. Tian, “Multimedia Search Reranking: A Literature Survey,” ACM Computing Survey, Vol. 46, Issue 3, January, Article No. 38, 2014. (5-year Impact Factor: 7.85)

  6. S. Zhang, Q. Tian, Q. Huang, W. Gao, and Y. Rui, “USB: Ultra Short Binary Descriptor for Fast Visual Matching and Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 3671-3683, August, 2014. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  7. L. Zheng, S. Wang, and Q. Tian, “Coupled Binary Embedding for Large-scale Image Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 3368-3380, August, 2014. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  8. L. Zhang, Y. Zhang, and Q. Tian, “Scalable Similarity Search with Topology Preserving Hashing,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol. 23, No. 7, pp. 3025-3039, April, 2014. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  9. L. Xie, Q. Tian, M. Wang, and B. Zhang, “Spatial Pooling of Heterogeneous Features for Image Classification,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol. 23, No. 5, pp: 1994-2008, May 2014. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  10. Z. Liu, H. Li, L. Zhang, W. Zhou, and Q. Tian, “Cross-indexing of Binary SIFT Codes for Large-Scale Image Search,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol. 23, No. 5, pp: 2047-2057, May 2014. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  11. B. Ni, M. Xu, B. Cheng, M. Wang, S. Yan, and Q. Tian, “Learning to Photograph: a CompositionalPerspective,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM) , pp.1138-1151, Vol. 15, No. 5, August 2013. (2014 Impact Factor: 1.694)

  12. W. Zhou, H. Li, Y. Lu, and Q. Tian, “Scalar Quantization for Large Scale Image Search,”ACM Multimedia, Full Paper (acceptance rate 20.2%), October 29- November 2, 2012, Nara, Japan.

  13. J. Ji, J. Li, B. Zhang, S. Yan and Q. Tian, “Super-Bit Locality-Sensitive Hashing,”  the 2012 Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Poster (acceptance rate 25.2% , 370 out 1467 ), December 3-6, 2012, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

  14. W. Zhou, H. Li, Y. Lu, and Qi Tian, “Principal Visual Word Discovery for Automatic License Plate Detection,IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP),Vol. 21, No. 9, pp:4269-4279, September, 2012. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  15. W. Zhou, H. Li, Y. Lu, and Qi Tian, “SIFT Match Verification by Geometric Coding for Large-Scale Partial-duplicate Web Image Search,”ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMCCAP), Vol. 9, No. 1, Article 4,  18 pages, February, 2013.

  16. S. Zhang, Q. Tian, G. Hua, Q. Huang, and W. Gao, “Generating Descriptive Visual Words and Visual Phrases for Large-Scale Image Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol. 20, No. 9, pp:2664-2677, September 2011. (2014 Impact Factor: 3.625)

  17. Q. Tian, S. Zhang, W. Zhou, R. Ji, B. Ni, and N. Sebe,  “Building Descriptive and Discriminative Visual Codebook for large-scale Image Applications,” International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Special Issue: Hot Research Topics in Multimedia, 51:441-477, 2011, Editors: R. Jain, A. Del Bimbo, T-S. Chua, and B. Furht.

  18. S. Zhang, Q. Huang, S. Jiang, W. Gao, and Q. Tian, “Affective Visualization and Retrieval for Music Video”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia(TMM), Special Issue on Multimodal Affective Interaction, pp. 510-522, Vol. 12, No. 6, October 2010. (2014 Impact Factor: 1.694)

  19. Y. Lu, L. Zhang, J. Liu, and Q. Tian, “Construct Concept Lexica with Small Semantic Gaps,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM) , pp. 288-299, Vol. 12, No. 4, June 2010. (2014 Impact Factor: 1.694)

  20. W. Zhou, Y. Lu, H. Li, Y. Song, and Q. Tian, “Spatial Coding for Large Scale Partial-Duplicate Web Image Search,” Full Paper (acceptance rate: 16%) at ACM Multimedia, Florence, Italy, October 25-29, 2010.

  21. S. Zhang, Q. Tian, G. Hua, Q. Huang, and S. Li, “Descriptive Visual Words and Visual Phrases for Image Applications,” accepted (16% acceptance rate, 22/138) by ACM Multimedia 2009, October 19-23, 2009, Beijing, China.

  22. S. Zhang, Q. Huang, G. Hua, S. Jiang, W. Gao, and Q. Tian, “Building Contextual Visual Vocabulary for Large-scale Image Applications,” Full Paper (acceptance rate: 16%) at ACM Multimedia, Florence, Italy, October 25-29, 2010.

  23. J. Yu, J. Amores, N. Sebe, P. Radeva, and Q. Tian, “Distance Learning for Similarity Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) , Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 451-462, March 2008.  (2014 Impact Factor: 5.781)

  24. J. Yu and Q. Tian, “Learning Image Manifolds by Semantic Subspace Projection,” Full paper (acceptance rate: 16%, 21 out of 128 submissions), ACM Multimedia, October 23-27, 2006, Santa Barbara, CA.

  25. B. Moghaddam, Q. Tian, N. Lesh, C. Shen, and T. S. Huang, “Visualization and User-Modeling for Browsing Personal Photo Libraries,” International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Special Issue on Content-Based Image Retrieval, 56(1/2/3), pp. 109-130, 2004. (2014 Impact Factor 3.81)

  26. Q. Tian, N. Sebe, M. S. Lew, E. Loupias, and T. S. Huang, “Image Retrieval Using Wavelet-Based Salient Points,” Journal of Electronic Imaging,  pp. 835-849, Vol. 10(4), October Issue, 2001.

  27. Y. Wu, Q. Tian, and T. S. Huang, “Discriminant EM Algorithm with Application to Image Retrieval,” IEEE Int’l Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR’2000), Vol.1, pp. 222-227, South Carolina, June 13-15, 2000.