Yin-Hsi Kuo

Multimedia indexing, Retrieval, and Analysis group,
Communications & Multimedia Laboratory,
Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia,
National Taiwan University

Advisor: Prof. Winston H. Hsu

E-mail: kuonini [at] cmlab.csie.ntu.edu.tw
Link: Google Scholar


Education

PhD, 2011/9 - , Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University
M.S., 2008/9 - 2010/6, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
B.S., 2004/9 - 2008/6, Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University


Awards and Honors

ACM Multimedia 2014 Grand Challenge, Multimodal Award, 2014
ACM Multimedia 2013 Grand Challenge, Multimodal Award, 2013
MSR-Bing Image Retrieval Challenge 2013, First Place, 2013
Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Award, 2012
Graduate Student Thesis Contest of the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering, 2nd Prize, 2010
Honorary Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, 2008


Publications

• Journal Papers

[1] Yin-Hsi Kuo, Wen-Huang Cheng, Hsuan-Tien Lin, and Winston H. Hsu, "Unsupervised Semantic Feature Discovery for Image Object Retrieval and Tag Refinement," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2012.

[2] Yin-Hsi Kuo and Winston H. Hsu, "Dehashing: Server-Side Context-Aware Feature Reconstruction for Mobile Visual Search," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), 2017.

[3] Wen-Yu Lee, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Winston H. Hsu, and Kiyoharu Aizawa, "City-view image location identification by multiple geo-social media and graph-based image cluster refinement," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2016.

[4] Bor-Chun Chen, Yan-Ying Chen, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Thanh Duc Ngo, Duy-Dinh Le, Shin’ichi Satoh, and Winston H. Hsu, "Scalable Face Track Retrieval in Video Archives using Bag-of-Faces Sparse Representation," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), 2016.

[5] Yu-Chuan Su, Tzu-Hsuan Chiu, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Chun-Yen Yeh, and Winston H. Hsu, "Scalable Mobile Visual Classification by Kernel Preserving Projection over High-Dimensional Features," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2014.

[6] Guan-Long Wu, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Tzu-Hsuan Chiu, Winston H. Hsu, and Lexing Xie, "Scalable Mobile Video Retrieval with Sparse Projection Learning and Pseudo Label Mining," IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 2013.

[7] Bor-Chun Chen, Yan-Ying Chen, Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "Scalable Face Image Retrieval using Attribute-Enhanced Sparse Codewords," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2013.

[8] Kuan-Ting Chen, Kuan-Hung Lin, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Yi-Lun Wu, and Winston H. Hsu, "Boosting Image Object Retrieval and Indexing by Automatically Discovered Pseudo-Objects," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2010.


• Conference Papers

[9] Yin-Hsi Kuo, Kuan-Ting Chen, Chien-Hsing Chiang, and Winston H. Hsu, "Query Expansion for Hash-based Image Object Retrieval," ACM Multimedia, 2009. (FULL paper, 16% acceptance rate)

[10] Yin-Hsi Kuo, Hsuan-Tien Lin, Wen-Huang Cheng, Yi-Hsuan Yang, and Winston H. Hsu, "Unsupervised Auxiliary Visual Words Discovery for Large-Scale Image Object Retrieval," IEEE CVPR, 2011.

[11] Wen-Yu Lee, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Peng-Ju Hsieh, Wen-Feng Cheng, Ting-Hsuan Chao, Hui-Lan Hsieh, Chieh-En Tsai, Hsiao-Ching Chang, Jia-Shin Lan, and Winston H. Hsu, "Unsupervised Latent Aspect Discovery for Diverse Event Summarization," ACM Multimedia, 2015.

[12] Yi-Chih Tsai, Liang-Chi Hsieh, Wen-Feng Cheng, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Winston H. Hsu, and Wen-Chin Chen, "Trending pool: Visual analytics for trending event compositions for time-series categorical log data," IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2015.

[13] Yin-Hsi Kuo and Winston H. Hsu, "Scalable Mobile Visual Search by Exploiting Contextual Information from Social Media," Women in Computer Vision (WiCV), CVPR workshop, 2015. (abstract)

[14] Ting-Hsuan Chao, Yen-Liang Lin, Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "Scalable Object Detection by Filter Compression with Regularized Sparse Coding," IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2015.

[15] Chiang-Yu Tsai, Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "Approximating Weighted Hamming Distance by Probabilistic Selection for Multiple Hash Tables," European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2015. (Full Paper)

[16] Yan-Ying Chen, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Chun-Che Wu, and Winston H. Hsu, "Visually Interpreting Names as Demographic Attributes by Exploiting Click-Through Data," Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2015. (Full Paper)

[17] Yin-Hsi Kuo, Yan-Ying Chen, Bor-Chun Chen, Wen-Yu Lee, Chun-Che Wu, Chia-Hung Lin, Yu-Lin Hou, Wen-Feng Cheng, Yi-Chih Tsai, Chung-Yen Hung, Liang-Chi Hsieh, and Winston H. Hsu, "Discovering the City by Mining Diverse and Multimodal Data Streams," ACM Multimedia, 2014. (Grand Challenge Finalist)

[18] Che-Chun Lee, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Winston H. Hsu, Shin’ichi Satoh, and Sebastian Agethen, "Efficient Cross-domain Image Retrieval by Multi-level Matching and Spatial Verification for Structural Similarity," ACM Multimedia, 2014.

[19] Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "Rank-Preserving and Unsupervised Hash Learning from Auxiliary Contextual Cues," ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), 2014.

[20] Wen-Yu Lee, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Winston H. Hsu, "City-View Image Retrieval Leveraging Check-in Data," GeoMM Workshop in ACM Multimedia, 2013.

[21] Chun-Che Wu, Kuan-Yu Chu, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Yan-Ying Chen, Wen-Yu Lee, and Winston H. Hsu, "Search-Based Relevance Association with Auxiliary Contextual Cues," ACM Multimedia, 2013. (grand challenge paper)

[22] Kuan-Yu Chu, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Winston H. Hsu, "Real-Time Privacy-Preserving Moving Object Detection in the Cloud," ACM Multimedia, 2013. (short paper)

[23] Chun-Che Wu, Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "Large-Scale Simultaneous Multi-Object Recognition and Localization via Bottom Up Search-Based Approach," ACM Multimedia, 2012. (short paper)

[24] Yin-Hsi Kuo, Wen-Yu Lee, Winston H. Hsu, and Wen-Huang Cheng, "Augmenting Mobile City-View Image Retrieval with Context-Rich User-Contributed Photos," ACM Multimedia, 2011. (Grand Challenge)

[25] Fang-Erh Lin, Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "Multiple Object Localization by Context-aware Adaptive Window Search and Search-based Object Recognition," ACM Multimedia, 2011. (short paper)

[26] Bor-Chun Chen, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Yan-Ying Chen, Kuan-Yu Chu, and Winston H. Hsu, "Semi-Supervised Face Image Retrieval Using Sparse Coding with Identity Constraint," ACM Multimedia, 2011. (short paper)

[27] Yin-Hsi Kuo, Yi-Lun Wu, Kuan-Ting Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Tzu-Hsuan Chiu, and Winston H. Hsu, "A Technical Demonstration of Large-Scale Image Object Retrieval by Efficient Query Evaluation and Effective Auxiliary Visual Feature Discovery," ACM Multimedia, 2010. (demo paper)

[28] An-Jung Cheng, Fang-Erh Lin, Yin-Hsi Kuo, and Winston H. Hsu, "GPS, compass, or camera?: investigating effective mobile sensors for automatic search-based image annotation," ACM Multimedia, 2010. (short paper)