Publications

Book Chapters

  1. Hailin Shi, Shengcai Liao*, Dong Yi, Stan Z. Li, “Learning Deep Metrics for Person Reidentification,” Chapter 5 in Deep Learning in Biometrics (eds: Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh, Angshul Majumdar), CRC Press, 5 March 2018.
  2. Rui Wang, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li, “Multi-Modal Biometrics Based on Near Infrared Face Recognition,” Chapter in Computational Intelligence Methods for Biometrics Applications (eds: N. V. Boulgouris), IEEE/Wiley Press, 2009. [pdf]
  3. Rufeng Chu, Shengcai Liao, Yufei Han, Zhenan Sun, Stan Z. Li, and Tieniu Tan, “Fusion of Face and Palmprint for Personal Identification Based on Ordinal Features,” Chapter in Multimodal Surveillance: Sensors, Algorithms and Systems (eds: Zhigang Zhu and Thomas S. Huang), pp. 191-210, Artech House Publisher, July 2007. [pdf]

Journal Articles

  1. Wei Liu, Shengcai Liao*, Weidong Hu, “Towards Accurate Tiny Vehicle Detection in Complex Scenes,” in Neurocomputing, Available online 6 March 2019.
  2. Jianqing Zhu, Huanqiang Zeng, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Canhui Cai, Lixin Zheng, “Deep Hybrid Similarity Learning for Person Re-Identification,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Volume 28, Issue 11, Nov. 2018.
  3. Xiaobo Wang, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Xiaojie Guo, Yang Yang and Stan Z. Li, “Dependence-Aware Feature Coding for Person Re-Identification,” in IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 506-510, April 2018.
  4. Wen Fang, Hai-Miao Hu, Zihao Hu, Shengcai Liao, Bo Li, “Perceptual hash-based feature description for person re-identification,” in Neurocomputing, Volume 272, Pages 520-531, 10 January 2018.
  5. Jianqing Zhu, Huanqiang Zeng, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Canhui Cai, Lixin Zheng, “Deep Hybrid Similarity Learning for Person Re-identification”, in IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), 2017 (accepted).
  6. Hailin Shi, Xiangyu Zhu, Shengcai Liao*, Zhen Lei, Stan Z. Li. “Ensemble Deep Network for Face Recognition in the Wild”, in IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2016. (Accepted)
  7. Shengcai Liao, Anil K. Jain, and Stan Z. Li, “A Fast and Accurate Unconstrained Face Detector,” in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol.38, No.2, pp. 211-223, February 2016. [pdf]
  8. Jianqing Zhu, Shengcai Liao*, and Stan Z. Li. “Multi-Camera Joint Video Synopsis,” in IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Vol.26, No.6, pp. 1058-1069, June 2016.
  9. Jianqing Zhu, Shengcai Liao*, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li. “Multi-label convolutional neural network based pedestrian attribute classification.” In Image and Vision Computing, vol.58, pp. 224-229, February 2017.
  10. Cuicui Kang, Shiming Xiang, Shengcai Liao, Changsheng Xu, Chunhong Pan, “Learning Consistent Feature Representation for Cross-Modal Multimedia Retrieval,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), vol.17, no.3, pp. 370-381, March 2015
  11. Hong Han, Jianfei Zhu, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li. “Moving Object Detection Revisited: Speed and Robustness,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Vol.25, No.6, pp.910-921, June 2015.
  12. Jianqing Zhu, Shikun Feng, Dong Yi, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li. “High Performance Video Condensation System,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Vol.25, No.7, pp. 1113-1124, July 2015.
  13. Cuicui Kang, Shengcai Liao, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. “Kernel Sparse Representation With Pixel-level and Region-level Image Feature Kernels For Face Recognition”, Neurocomputing, Volume 133, Pages 141-152, 2014. [pdf] [supplementary] [project page]
  14. Shengcai Liao, Anil K. Jain, and Stan Z. Li, “Partial Face Recognition: Alignment Free Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol.35, No.5, pp. 1193-1205, May 2013. [pdf] [slides]
  15. Hong Han, Jianfei Zhu, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li, “Discriminant analysis with Gabor phase feature for robust face recognition,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol.22, No.4, 2013.
  16. Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Anil K. Jain, and Stan Z. Li, “Coupled Discriminant Analysis for Heterogeneous Face Recognition,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), Vol.7, No.6, pp. 1707-1716, December, 2012.
  17. Wei-Shi Zheng, JianHuang Lai, Shengcai Liao, Ran He, “Extracting Non-negative Basis Images Using Pixel Dispersion Penalty,” Pattern Recognition (PR), Vol.45, No.8, pp. 2912-2926, August 2012.
  18. Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Matti Pietikäinen, and Stan Z. Li, “Face Recognition by Exploring Information Jointly in Space, Scale and Orientation,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), Vol.20, No.1, pp. 247-256, January 2011. [pdf]
  19. Nan Zheng, Qiudan Li, Shengcai Liao, and Leiming Zhang, “Which photo groups should I choose? A comparative study of recommendation algorithms in Flickr,” Journal of Information Science, Vol.36, No.6, pp. 733-750, 2010. [pdf]
  20. Stan Z. Li, RuFeng Chu, Shengcai Liao, and Lun Zhang, “Illumination Invariant Face Recognition Using Near-infrared
    Images,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol.29, No.4, pp. 627-639, April 2007. [pdf]

Conference Papers

2019

  1. Wei Liu, Shengcai Liao*, Weiqiang Ren, Weidong Hu, Yinan Yu. “High-level Semantic Feature Detection: A New Perspective for Pedestrian Detection.” In IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2019), June 16-20, Long Beach, California, USA, 2019.

2018

  1. Wei Liu, Shengcai Liao*, Weidong Hu, Xuezhi Liang, Xiao Chen. “Learning Efficient Single-stage Pedestrian Detectors by Asymptotic Localization Fitting.” In The 15th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Munich, Germany, September 8-14, 2018. [code]
  2. Wei Liu, Shengcai Liao*, Weidong Hu, Xuezhi Liang, “Improving Tiny Vehicle Detection In Complex Scenes,” in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), San Diego, USA, July 23-27, 2018. [code]
  3. Xuezhi Liang, Shengcai Liao*, Xiaobo Wang, Wei Liu, Stan Li, “Deep Background Subtraction with Guided Learning,” in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), San Diego, USA, July 23-27, 2018.

2017

  1. Cuicui Kang, Shengcai Liao*, Zhen Li, Zigang Cao and Gang Xiong. “Learning Deep Semantic Embeddings for Cross-Modal Retrieval.” In The 9th Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML), , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, November 15-17, 2017.
  2. Haibo Jin, Xiaobo Wang, Shengcai Liao* and Stan Z. Li. “Deep person re-identification with improved embedding and efficient training.” In IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), Denver, Colorado, USA, October 1-4, 2017. [code]
  3. Xuezhi Liang, Xiaobo Wang, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li. “Soft-Margin Softmax for Deep Classification.” In The 24th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), Guangzhou, China, November 14–18, 2017.

2016

  1. Hailin Shi, Yang Yang, Xiangyu Zhu, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Wei-Shi Zheng, and Stan Z. Li. “Embedding Deep Metric for Person Re-identification: A Study Against Large Variations.” In The 14th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 8-16, 2016.
  2. Yang, Yang, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li. “Large Scale Similarity Learning Using Similar Pairs for Person Verification.” In The 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2016), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, February 12–17, 2016.
  3. Jiali Duan, Shengcai Liao, Shuai Zhou, and Stan Z. Li. “Face Classification: A Specialized Benchmark Study.” In Proceedings of the 11th Chinese Conference on Biometrics (CCBR 2016), Sichuang, China, October 14-16, 2016. (Best Student Paper Award) [code]

2015

  1. Wei-Shi Zheng, Xiang Li, Tao Xiang, Shengcai Liao, Jianhuang Lai, and Shaogang Gong, “Partial Person Re-identification.” In IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015), December 11-18, Santiago, Chile, 2015.
  2. Shengcai Liao and Stan Z. Li, “Efficient PSD Constrained Asymmetric Metric Learning for Person Re-identification.” In IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015), December 11-18, Santiago, Chile, 2015. [pdf] [poster] [project page]
  3. Shengcai Liao, Yang Hu, Xiangyu Zhu, and Stan Z. Li, “Person Re-identification by Local Maximal Occurrence Representation and Metric Learning.” In IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015), June 7-12, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2015. [pdf] [project page]
  4. Cuicui Kang, Shengcai Liao, Yonghao He, Jian Wang, Wenjia Niu, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan, “Cross-Modal Similarity Learning: A Low Rank Bilinear Formulation.” In The 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015), 2015.
  5. Jianqing Zhu, Shengcai Liao, Dong Yi, Zhen Lei, Stan Z. Li, “Multi-label CNN Based Pedestrian Attribute Learning for Soft Biometrics,” In Proceedings of the 8th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2015), Phuket, Thailand, May 19-22, 2015. (Best Student Paper Award)

2014

  1. Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Dong Yi, Stan Z. Li, “A Benchmark Study of Large-scale Unconstrained Face Recognition.” In IAPR/IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2014), Sep. 29 – Oct. 2, Clearwater, Florida, USA, 2014. [pdf] [slides] [project page]
  2. Yang Yang, Jimei Yan, Junjie Yan, Shengcai Liao, Dong Yi, Stan Z. Li, “Salient Color Names for Person Re-Identification,” In Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2014), Zurich, September 6-12, 2014.
  3. Jianqing Zhu, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Stan Z. Li, “Improve Pedestrian Attribute Classification by Weighted Interactions from Other Attributes,” In ACCV Workshop on Human Identification for Surveillance (HIS), Singapore, November 1-5, 2014.
  4. Yang Hu, Dong Yi, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Stan Z. Li, “Cross Dataset Person Re-identification,” In ACCV Workshop on Human Identification for Surveillance (HIS), Singapore, November 1-5, 2014.
  5. Dong Yi, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Stan Z. Li, “Deep Metric Learning for Person Re-Identification,” In Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2014), Sweden, August 24-28, 2014.
  6. Yang Yang, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Dong Yi, Stan Z. Li, “Color Models and Weighted Covariance Estimation for Person Re-Identification,” In Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2014), Sweden, August 24-28, 2014.
  7. Yang Hu, Shengcai Liao, Dong Yi, Zhen Lei, Stan Z. Li, “Multi-Camera Trajectory Mining: Database and Evaluation,” In Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2014), Sweden, August 24-28, 2014.

2013

  1. Jianqing Zhu, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Dong Yi and Stan Z. Li, “Pedestrian Attribute Classification in Surveillance: Database and Evaluation,” In ICCV workshop on Large-Scale Video Search and Mining, Sydney, Australia, December 1-8, 2013.
  2. Yang Hu, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Dong Yi, Stan Z. Li, “Exploring Structural Information and Fusing Multiple Features for Person Re-identification,” In IEEE Workshop on Camera Networks and Wide Area Scene Analysis (in conjunction with CVPR 2013), Portland, Oregon, June 23-28, 2013.
  3. Stan Z. Li, Dong Yi, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, “The CASIA NIR-VIS 2.0 Face Database,” In IEEE Workshop on Perception Beyond the Visible Spectrum (in conjunction with CVPR 2013), Portland, Oregon, June 23-28, 2013.
  4. Junjie Yan, Xucong Zhang, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Stan Z. Li, “Robust Multi-Resolution Pedestrian Detection in Traffic Scenes,” In Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR2013), Portland, Oregon, June 23-28, 2013.
  5. Jianwei Yang, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Stan Z. Li, “Face Liveness Detection with Component Dependent Descriptor,” In Proceedings of the 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB2013), Madrid, Spain, June 4-7, 2013.
  6. Tao Wang, Jianwei Yang, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Stan Z. Li, “Face Liveness Detection Using 3D Structure Recovered from a Single Camera,” In Proceedings of the 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB2013), Madrid, Spain, June 4-7, 2013.
  7. Cuicui Kang, Shengcai Liao, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan, “Local Sparse Discriminant Analysis
    For Robust Face Recognition,” In the 5th IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures (AMFG 2013, in conjunction with CVPR 2013), Portland, Oregon, USA, June 23-28, 2013.

2012

  1. Hyunju Maeng, Shengcai Liao, Dongoh Kang, Seong-Whan Lee, and Anil K. Jain, “Nighttime Face Recognition at Long Distance: Cross-distance and Cross-spectral Matching,” In Proceedings of the 11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2012), Daejeon, Korea, November 5-9, 2012.
  2. Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Stan Z. Li, “Efficient Feature Selection for Linear Discriminant Analysis and Its Application to Face Recognition,” In International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2012.
  3. Cuicui Kang, Shengcai Liao, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan, “Kernel Homotopy based Sparse Representation for Object Classification,” In International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2012.

2011

  1. Shengcai Liao and Anil K. Jain, “Partial Face Recognition: an Alignment Free Approach,” In Proceedings of the IAPR/IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2011), Washington D.C., USA, Oct. 11-13, 2011. [pdf] [Spotlight] [Poster]
  2. Cuicui Kang, Shengcai Liao, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan, “Kernel Sparse Representation with Local Patterns for Face Recognition,” In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2011), Brussels, Belgium, September 11-14, 2011. [pdf]

2010

  1. Shengcai Liao, Guoying Zhao, Vili Kellokumpu, Matti Pietikäinen, and Stan Z. Li, “Modeling Pixel Process with Scale Invariant Local Patterns for Background Subtraction in Complex Scenes,” In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2010), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 13-18, 2010. [pdf]
  2. Shikun Feng, Shengcai Liao, Zhiyong Yuan, and Stan Z. Li, “Online Principal Background Selection for Video Synopsis,” In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23-26, 2010. [pdf]
  3. Rui Qin, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li, “Moving Cast Shadow Removal Based on Local Descriptors,” In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23-26, 2010. [pdf]
  4. Nan Zheng, Qiudan Li, Shengcai Liao, and Leiming Zhang, “Flickr group recommendation based on tensor decomposition,” In Proceedings of the 33rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2010), pp. 737-738, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010. [pdf]

2009

  1. Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, and Stan Z. Li, “Nonnegative Matrix Factorization with Gibbs Random Field Modeling,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Subspace (in conjunction with ICCV 2009), Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 27, 2009. (Oral) [pdf]
  2. Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li, “Stepwise Correlation Metric Based Discriminant Analysis and Multi-Probe Images Fusion for Face Recognition,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Subspace (in conjunction with ICCV 2009), Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 27, 2009. [pdf]
  3. Jitao Sang, Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li, “Adaptive Object Classification in Surveillance System by
    Exploiting Scene Context,” In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on Visual Scene Understanding (ViSU 2009, in conjunction with CVPR 2009), Miami, Florida, June 25, 2009. [pdf]
  4. Shengcai Liao, Dong Yi, Zhen Lei, Rui Qin, and Stan Z. Li, “Heterogeneous Face Recognition from Local Structures of Normalized Appearance,” In Proceedings of the 3rd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2009), Alghero, Italy, June 2009. [pdf]
  5. Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Dong Yi, Rui Qin, and Stan Z. Li, “A Discriminant Analysis Method for Face Recognition in
    Heteroscedastic Distributions,” In Proceedings of the 3rd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2009), Alghero, Italy, June 2009. [pdf]
  6. Dong Yi, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Jitao Sang, Stan Z. Li, “Partial Face Matching between Near Infrared and Visual Images in MBGC Portal Challenge,” In Proceedings of the 3rd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2009), Alghero, Italy, June 2009. [pdf]
  7. Jimei Yang, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li, “Automatic Partial Face Alignment in NIR Video Sequences,” In Proceedings of the 3rd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics, (ICB 2009), Alghero , Italy , June 2009. [pdf]

2008

  1. Zhen Lei, Shengcai Liao, Ran He, Matti Pietikäinen, and Stan Z. Li, “Gabor Volume based Local Binary Pattern for
    Face Representation and Recognition,” In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition (FG 2008), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2008. [pdf]

2007

  1. Ran He, Stan Z. Li, Zhen Lei, and Shengcai Liao, “Coarse-to-Fine Statistical Shape Model by Bayesian Inference,” In Proceedings of the 8th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2007), Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2007. [pdf]
  2. Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Stan Z. Li, Xiaotong Yuan, and Ran He, “Structured Ordinal Features for Appearance-Based
    Object Representation,” In Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures (AMFG 2007, in conjunction with ICCV 2007), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2007. (Oral) [pdf]
  3. Wei-shi Zheng, Stan Z. Li, J. H. Lai, and Shengcai Liao, “On constrained sparse matrix factorization,” In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2007), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2007. [pdf]
  4. Rufeng Chu, Shengcai Liao, Yufei Han, Zhenan Sun, Stan Z. Li, and Tieniu Tan, “Fusion of Face and Palmprint for
    Personal Identification Based on Ordinal Features,” In Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Multimodal
    Sentient Computing: Sensors, Algorithms and Systems (in conjunction with CVPR 2007)
    , Minneapolis, USA, June 2007. [pdf]
  5. Ke Pan, Shengcai Liao, Zhijian Zhang, Stan Z. Li, and Peiren Zhang, “Part-based Face Recognition Using Near
    Infrared Images,” In Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Object Tracking and Classification Beyond the Visible Spectrum (OTCBVS 2007, in conjunction with CVPR 2007), Minneapolis, USA, June 2007. [pdf]
  6. Shengcai Liao, Xiangxin Zhu, Zhen Lei, Lun Zhang, and Stan Z. Li, “Learning Multi-scale Block Local Binary
    Patterns for Face Recognition,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2007), Seoul, Korea, August 2007. (Oral, First Prize of Best Paper Award) [pdf]
  7. Zhen Lei, Rufeng Chu, Ran He, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li, “Face Recognition by Discriminant Analysis with Gabor
    Tensor Representation,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2007), Seoul, Korea, August 2007. [pdf]
  8. Xiangxin Zhu, Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, Rong Liu, and Stan Z. Li, “Feature Correlation Filter for Face Recognition,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2007), Seoul, Korea, August 2007. [pdf]
  9. Lun Zhang, Rufeng Chu, Shiming Xiang, Shengcai Liao, and Stan Z. Li, “Face Detection Based on Multi-Block LBP
    Representation,” In Proceedings of the 2nd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2007), Seoul, Korea , August 2007. [pdf]

2006

  1. Stan Z. Li, Lun Zhang, Shengcai Liao, Xiangxin Zhu, Rufeng Chu, Meng Ao, and Ran He, “A near-infrared image based face recognition system,” In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2006), pp. 455-460, Southampton, UK, April 10-12, 2006. [pdf]
  2. Shengcai Liao, Zhen Lei, XiangXin Zhu, ZheNan Sun, Stan Z. Li, and Tieniu Tan, “Face Recognition Using Ordinal
    Features,” In Proceedings of the 1st IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2006), Hong Kong, January 2006. (Oral, Best Student Paper Award) [pdf]
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