Representative Publications

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  1. Ritendra Datta, Dhiraj Joshi, Jia Li and James Z. Wang, ``Image Retrieval: Ideas, Influences, and Trends of the New Age,'' ACM Computing Surveys, vol. 40, no. 2, article 5, pp. 5:1-60, April 2008. [An abstract was published in Proc. ACM Multimedia Information Retrieval, 2005] (download) (g-scholar)
  2. James Z. Wang, Jia Li and Gio Wiederhold, ``SIMPLIcity: Semantics-Sensitive Integrated Matching for Picture Libraries,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 947-963, 2001. [An abstract was published in D-LIB, 1999] (download) (g-scholar)
  3. Jia Li and James Z. Wang, ``Automatic Linguistic Indexing of Pictures by a Statistical Modeling Approach,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 1075-1088, 2003. [An abstract was published in Proc. ACM Multimedia, 2002] (download) (g-scholar)
  4. Ritendra Datta, Dhiraj Joshi, Jia Li and James Z. Wang, ``Studying Aesthetics in Photographic Images Using a Computational Approach,'' Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3953, Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision, Part III, pp. 288-301, Graz, Austria, May 2006. (download) (g-scholar)
  5. Jia Li and James Z. Wang, ``Real-time Computerized Annotation of Pictures,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 985-1002, 2008. [An abstract was published in Proc. ACM Multimedia, 2006] (download) (g-scholar)
  6. Yixin Chen and James Z. Wang, ``Image Categorization by Learning and Reasoning with Regions,'' Journal of Machine Learning Research, vol. 5, 913-939, August 2004. (download) (g-scholar)
  7. Yixin Chen, Jinbo Bi and James Z. Wang, ``MILES: Multiple-Instance Learning via Embedded Instance Selection,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 1931-1947, 2006. [An abstract was published in Proc. CVPR, 2005] (download) (g-scholar)
  8. Jia Li, Lei Yao, Ella Hendriks and James Z. Wang, ``Rhythmic Brushstrokes Distinguish van Gogh from His Contemporaries: Findings via Automated Brushstroke Extraction,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 1159-1176, 2012. [DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2011.203.] (download) (g-scholar)
  9. Yixin Chen and James Z. Wang, ``A Region-Based Fuzzy Feature Matching Approach to Content-Based Image Retrieval,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 1252-1267, 2002. [An abstract was published in Proc. ACM Multimedia, 2001] (download) (g-scholar)
  10. James Z. Wang, Gio Wiederhold, Oscar Firschein and Sha Xin Wei, ``Content-Based Image Indexing and Searching Using Daubechies' Wavelets,'' International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 311-328, Springer-Verlag, 1998. [An abstract was presented in ADL 1997 and was selected as one of the best papers] (download) (g-scholar)
  11. Lei Yao, Poonam Suryanarayan, Mu Qiao, James Z. Wang and Jia Li, ``OSCAR: On-Site Composition and Aesthetics Feedback through Exemplars for Photographers,'' International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 96, no. 3, pp. 353-383, 2012. [DOI: 10.1007/s11263-011-0478-3] (download) (g-scholar)
  12. Dhiraj Joshi, Ritendra Datta, Quang-Tuan Luong, Elena Fedorovskaya, James Z. Wang, Jia Li and Jiebo Luo, ``Aesthetics and Emotions in Images: A Computational Perspective,'' IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 94-115, September 2011. (download) (g-scholar)
  13. Yixin Chen, James Z. Wang and Robert Krovetz, ``CLUE: Cluster-based Retrieval of Images by Unsupervised Learning,'' IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 1187-1201, 2005. [An abstract was published in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, 2003] (download) (g-scholar)
  14. Yu Zhang, Stephen Wistar, Jia Li, Michael A. Steinberg and James Z. Wang, ``Severe Thunderstorm Detection by Visual Learning Using Satellite Images,'' IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 55, no. , pp. -, 2017. [A version was posted in March 2016 at http://arxiv.org/abs/1603.00146] (download) (g-scholar)
  15. Xin Lu, Poonam Suryanarayan, Reginald B. Adams, Jr., Jia Li, Michelle G. Newman and James Z. Wang, ``On Shape and the Computability of Emotions,'' Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia Conference, pp. 229-238, Nara, Japan, ACM, October 2012. (download) (g-scholar)

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