News and Events

I am always looking for highly motivated students and postdocs in CVPR & ML (especially 3D Vision), please send me an email if you are interested. More details.
September
Our paper "Robust Infrared Small Target Detection Using Multiscale Gray and Variance Difference Measures" is accepted by IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.
September
Our paper "A Constrained Sparse Representation Model for Hyperspectral Anomaly Detection" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
September
Our paper "Learning Multi-view Representation with LSTM for 3D Shape Recognition and Retrieval" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.
September
I was invited to serve as an Associate Editor for IET Computer Vision.
June 3
Our paper "Robust Procedural Model Fitting with a New Geometric Similarity Estimator" is accepted by Pattern Recognition.
June 3
Our team won the first prize for the stereo estimation task in Robust Vision Challenge 2018 in conjunction with CVPR 2018.
March 2018
Our paper "Spatio-Spectral Total Variation Regularized Low-Rank Tensor Decomposition for Hyperspectral Image Denoising" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
March 2018
Our paper "CloudNavi: Towards Ubiquitous Indoor Navigation Service with 3D Point Clouds" is accepted by ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks.
March 2018
Our paper "Binary Volumetric Convolutional Neural Networks for 3D Object Recognition" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.
February 2018
Our paper "Learning for Disparity Estimation through Feature Constancy" is accepted by CVPR 2018.
February 2018
Our paper "SISE: Self-updating of Indoor Semantic Floorplans for General Entities" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

Brief Bio

Yulan Guo (Gary) is an assistant professor at NUDT, he also works as a research fellow at the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD degree from NUDT in 2015. His research interests include computer vision and pattern recognition, particularly on 3D feature learning, 3D modeling, 3D object recognition, and 3D biometrics. He is also interested in the applications of 3D comuputer vision theories in robotics, remote sensing, intelligent transportation, and ubiquitous computing. He received the NUDT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2015 and the CAAI Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2016. He served as an associate editor for IET Computer Vision, a PC member for several international conferences (e.g., ACM MM, IJCAI, AAAI), and a reviewer for over 30 international journals and conferences.
[ResearchGate, Google Scholar中文]

Books & Chapters

2018
3D Shape Analysis: Fundamentals, Theory, and Applications
Hedi Tabia, Yulan Guo, Hamid Laga, Robert B. Fisher, Mohammed Bennamoun
John Wiley and Sons. 1-352, 2018.
2015
2D and 3D Feature Selection for Face Recognition
Mohammed Bennamoun, Yulan Guo, Ferdous Sohel
Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. John Wiley and Sons. 1-54, 2015.

Publications

2019
Robust Procedural Model fitting with a New Geometric Similarity Estimator
Zongliang Zhang, Jonathan Li*, Yulan Guo, Xin Li, Yangbin Lin, Guobao Xiao, Cheng Wang
Pattern Recognition. 85(1): 120-131, 2019
2018
Learning for Disparity Estimation through Feature Constancy
Zhengfa Liang*, Yiliu Feng, Yulan Guo, Hengzhu Liu, Wei Chen, Linbo Qiao, Li Zhou, Jianfeng Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2018
Learning for Video Super-Resolution through HR Optical Flow Estimation
Longguang Wang, Yulan Guo*, Zaping Lin, Xinpu Deng, Wei An
Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Dec. 2-6, 2018, Perth, Australia
A Constrained Sparse Representation Model for Hyperspectral Anomaly Detection
Qiang Ling*, Yulan Guo*, Zaiping Lin, Wei An
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 2018.
Learning Multi-view Representation with LSTM for 3D Shape Recognition and Retrieval
Chao Ma, Yulan Guo*, Jungang Yang, Wei An
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 2018.
Spatio-Spectral Total Variation Regularized Low-Rank Tensor Decomposition for Hyperspectral Image Denoising
Haiyan Fan*, Chang Li, Hongyan Zhang, Yulan Guo, Jiayi Ma, Gangyao Kuang
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 56(10):6196-6213, 2018.
CloudNavi: Towards Ubiquitous Indoor Navigation Service with 3D Point Clouds
Xiaoqiang Teng, Deke Guo*, Yulan Guo, Xiaolei Zhou, Zhong Liu
ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 2018
Binary Volumetric Convolutional Neural Networks for 3D Object Recognition
Chao Ma, Yulan Guo*, Yinjie Lei, Wei An
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2018
SISE: Self-updating of Indoor Semantic Floorplans for General Entities
Xiaoqiang Teng, Deke Guo*, Yulan Guo, Xiang Zhao, Zhong Liu
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2018
2017
Towards Real-time 3D Object Recognition: A Lightweight Volumetric CNN Framework using Multitask Learning
Shuaifeng Zhi, Yongxiang Liu, Xiang Li, Yulan Guo*
Computers & Graphics, 2017
Pairwise Registration of TLS Point Clouds using Covariance Descriptors and a Non-cooperative Game
Dawei Zai, Jonathan Li*, Yulan Guo, Ming Cheng, Pengdi Huang, Xiaofei Cao, Cheng Wang
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2017
Efficient Rotation Estimation for 3D Registration and Global Localization in Structured Point Clouds
Yanxin Ma, Yulan Guo*, Yinjie Lei, Min Lu, Jun Zhang
Image and Vision Computingg, 2017
BV-CNNs: Binary Volumetric Convolutional Networks for 3D Object Recognition
Chao Ma*, Wei An, Yinjie Lei, Yulan Guo
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2017
Correlation Filter Tracking: Beyond an Open-loop System
Qingyong Hu, Yulan Guo*, Yunjin Chen, Jingjing Xiao
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2017
Object Tracking using Multiple Features and Adaptive Model Updating
Qingyong Hu, Yulan Guo*, Zaiping Lin, Xinpu Deng, Wei An
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (IEEE TIM), 2017
Hyper-Spectral Data Recovery from a Mixture of Gaussian and Sparse Noise based on Tensor Singular Value Decomposition
Haiyan Fan*, Yunjin Chen, Yulan Guo, Hongyan Zhang, Gangyao Kuang
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), 2017
Scale Space Clustering Evolution for Salient Region Detection on Deformable Shapes
Xupeng Wang*, Ferdous Sohel, Mohammed Bennamoun, Yulan Guo, Hang Lei
Pattern Recognition (PR), 2017
3D Road Boundary Extraction From Mobile Laser Scanning Data via Supervoxels and Graph Cuts
Dawei Zai, Jonathan Li*, Yulan Guo, Yangbin Lin, Huan Luo, Cheng Wang
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE TITS), 2017
IoNavi: An Indoor-Outdoor Navigation Service via Mobile Crowdsensing
Xiaoqiang Teng, Deke Guo*, Yulan Guo, Xiaolei Zhou, Zeliu Ding, Zhong Liu
ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (ACM TOSN), 2017
Rapid Localization and Extraction of Street Light Poles in Mobile LiDAR Point Clouds: A Supervoxels-based Approach
Fan Wu, Chenglu Wen*, Yulan Guo, Jingjing Wang, Yongtao Yu, Cheng Wang, Jonathan Li
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE TITS). 2017 (2): 292-305
Local Binary Patterns for Texture Classification: Taxonomy and Experimental Study
Li Liu*, Paul Fieguth, Yulan Guo, Xiaogang Wang, Matti Pietikäinen
Pattern Recognition (PR). 2017(2):135-160
Fast Correlation Tracking using Low-Dimensional Scale Filter and Local Search Strategy
Qingyong Hu, Yulan Guo*, Zaiping Lin, Xinpu Deng, Wei An
IEEE Access. 2017
2016
A Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of 3D Local Feature Descriptors
Yulan Guo*, Mohammed Bennamoun, Ferdous Sohel, Min Lu, Jianwei Wan, Ngai Ming Kwok
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV). 116(1): 66-89. 2016
EI3D: Expression-Invariant 3D Face Recognition based on Feature and Shape Matching
Yulan Guo*, Yinjie Lei, Li Liu, Yan Wang, Mohammed Bennamoun, Ferdous Sohel
Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL). 83(11):403-412, 2016.
Median Robust Extended Local Binary Pattern for Texture Classification
Li Liu*, Songyang Lao, Paul Fieguth, Yulan Guo, Xiaogang Wang, Matti Pietikainen
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP). 25(3): 1368-1381. 2016.
A Two-Phase Weighted Collaborative Representation for 3D Partial Face Recognition with Single Sample
Yinjie Lei, Yulan Guo, Munawar Hayat, Mohammed Bennamoun, Xinzhi Zhou*
Pattern Recognition (PR). 52(4): 218-237. 2016.
An Accelerated Coherent Point Drift Algorithm for Automatic Three-Dimensional Point Cloud Registration
Min Lu, Jian Zhao, Yulan Guo*, Yanxin Ma
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (IEEE GRSL). 13(2): 162-166. 2016.
MASS-RAB: Robust Adaptive Beamforming for General-Rank Signal Models via Matched Spatial Spectrum Processing
Yong Chen*, Fang Wang, Jianwei Wan, Yulan Guo, Ke Xu
Applied Acoustics. 2016 (10): 205-213.
2015
A Novel Local Surface Feature for 3D Object Recognition under Clutter and Occlusion
Yulan Guo*, Ferdous Sohel, Mohammed Bennamoun, Jianwei Wan, Min Lu
Information Sciences (INS). 293(2): 196-213. 2015
An Integrated Framework for 3D Modeling, Object Detection and Pose Estimation from Point-Clouds
Yulan Guo*, Ferdous Sohel, Mohammed Bennamoun, Min Lu and Jianwei Wan
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (IEEE TIM). 64(3): 683-693. 2015
2014
3D Object Recognition in Cluttered Scenes with Local Surface Features: A Survey
Yulan Guo*, Mohammed Bennamoun, Ferdous Sohel, Min Lu, Jianwei Wan
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (IEEE TPAMI). 36(11):2270-2287, 2014
Accurate and Robust Range Image Registration Algorithm for 3D Object Modeling
Yulan Guo*, Ferdous Sohel, Mohammed Bennamoun, Jianwei Wan, Min Lu
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IEEE TMM). 16(5):1377-1390, 2014
An Efficient 3D Face Recognition Approach using Local Geometrical Signatures
Yinjie Lei*, Mohammed Bennamoun, Munawar Hayat, Yulan Guo
Pattern Recognition. 47(2):509-524. 2014
2013
Rotational Projection Statistics for 3D Local Surface Description and Object Recognition
Yulan Guo*, Ferdous Sohel, Mohammed Bennamoun, Min Lu, Jianwei Wan
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV). 105(1): 63-86. 2013

Talks

2017
3D Scene Understanding in Point Clouds. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. June, 2017.
2016
3D Computer Vision: For Better Understanding of the Real World. The Summer School on Social Robotics, The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China. July, 2016.
Tutorial on 3D Keypoint Detection and Feature Description. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Las Vegas, US., 2016.

Services

Associate Editor: IET Computer Vision
Program Committee: ACM MM 2018, AAAI 2018, ICDM 2018, IJCAI 2017
Conference Reviewer: ICPR 2018, ICRA 2018, IROS 2018, IJCAI 2017, SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017, CVPR 2016
Journal Reviewer: IEEE T-PAMI, IJCV, IEEE T-IP, IEEE T-MM, IEEE T-Cybernetics, IEEE T-GRS, IEEE T-ITS, IEEE T-CSVT, IEEE T-ASE, IEEE CIM, IEEE JSTARS, IEEE SPL, IEEE RAL, IEEE GRSL, IEEE J-BHI, IEEE Access, IET RSN, IET IP, PR, PRL, CVIU, NUECOM, SPIC, CAD, OExp, AO, OE, JEI, JARS, FCS, Automation in Construction, Optics and Laser Technology

Awards & Honors

2016 National Postdoctoral Program for Innovative Talents
2016 CAAI Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (9 in China)
2015 NUDT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (5 out of 300+)
2014 NUDT Postgraduate Academic Innovation Star
2011 GuangHua Scholarship
2009 GuangHua Scholarship
2009 Excellent Postgraduate Innovation Fund
2011-2013 CSC Scholarship

Alumni

Zongliang Zhang (PhD, 2013-2018), Now with University of Waterloo, Canada
Xiaoqiang Teng (PhD, 2015-2018), Now with DiDi Lab, China
Yanxin Ma (PhD, 2014-2018), Now with NUDT, China
Dawei Zai (PhD, 2014-2018), Now with a startup company, Canada
Qingyong Hu (Msc, 2015-2017), Now with Oxford University, UK
Shuaifeng Zhi (Msc, 2015-2017), Now with Imperial College London, UK
Zhiheng Fu (Msc, 2015-2017)
Xiuzi Xiao (Msc,2014-2017), Now with Huawei Technologies, China
Wenguang Zhang (MSc, 2013-2015), Now with HIKVision, China

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Last updated: 2017-4-5