Yang Feng

Hello !

I have left LCAV on September 30, 2013 and started a post-doc at The Robotics Institute, CMU.

 

 
Audiovisual Communications Laboratory (LCAV )
School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC)
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
 
Office: BC 341
Phone: +41 (0)21 693 1225
Fax: +41 (0)21 693 4312
Email: feng [dot] yang [at] epfl [dot] ch
Address: EPFL – I&C – LCAV
BC 341 (Building BC)
Station 14
1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Research interests
 
  • Sampling of Plenoptic Function
  • Computational Photography
  • Multimedia Signal Processing and Communication

Education

2007.9~2012.3 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne,

Ph.D., School of Computer and Communication Sciences,

  • Thesis topic: Bits from photons: Oversampled binary image acquisition (Fritz Kutter Award for best PhD thesis)
  • Adviser: Prof. Martin Vetterli, Co-adviser: Luciano Sbaiz (Google Zürich)

2004.9~2007.7 Tsinghua University,

M.S., Department of Automation,

  • Thesis topic: Distributed source coding: Design and applications (Outstanding master thesis of Tsinghua University)
  • Adviser: Prof. Qionghai Dai

2000.9~2004.7 Tsinghua University,

B.S., Department of Automation,  (Ranked 6th in Shaanxi province in the national college entrance exam)

  • Thesis topic: Content based load balancing for streaming cluster
  • Adviser:  Prof. Qionghai Dai
Professional experience

Visiting Scholar, Rambus Labs, Rambus Inc., Sunnyvale, August 2012 to September 2012.

Research Intern, Visual Computing and Ubiquitous Imaging Team, Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto, August 2010 to February 2011.

Research Intern, Corporate Technology Group, Intel China Research Center, Beijing, December 2006 to June 2007.

Teaching assistant

  • Statistical signal processing and applications, spring~2010
  • Digital photography, spring~2009
  • Color imaging, autumn~2008

Project supervisor

Master thesis project

[1] Junjun Zhang, Multi-frame imaging system, fall~2012

Master semester project

[7] Céline Heldner, See through scattering, spring~2013

[6] Fréjaville Camille Chloé Emmeline,  Visual tour: scene summarization for a city , fall~2012

[5] Sergiu Gaman, Video stabilization using Kinect camera, spring~2012

[4] Uday Takyar, Mobile phone as an image scanner, fall~2011

[3] Ljupce Nikolov, Video stabilization, co-advised with Yigang Peng from Tsinghua University, fall~2011

[2] Alexandre Chappuis, Tag your memory with colors: Semi-automatic recoloring on interested objects via hypergraph learning, co-advised with Li Pu from EPFL, fall~2011

[1] Jonathan Pittet, Mobile phone as an image scanner, co-advised with Kari Pulli from Nokia, spring~2011

PhD thesis

F. Yang, M. Vetterli and L. Sbaiz (Dirs.). Bits from Photons: Oversampled Binary Image AcquisitionEPFL, Lausanne, 2012. (Slides for PhD defense)

Publications

Journal Article

[3] F. Yang and J. Suo, Light field: theory, acquisition and applicatons.  Communications of China Computer Federation , vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 13-19, 2012 (In Chinese).

[2] F. Yang, Y.M. Lu, L. Sbaiz and M. Vetterli, Bits from Photons: Oversampled Image Acquisition Using Binary Poisson Statistics IEEE   Trans. on Image Processing , vol. 21, issue 4, pp. 1421-1436, 2012.

[1] G. Ding, F. Yang, Q. Dai, and W. Xu. A distributed source coding theorem based region of interest image compression method.  IEE Electronics Letters , vol. 41, no. 22, pp. 1215-1217, Oct. 2005.

Report

[1] F. Yang, Y.M. Lu, L. Saibz and M. Vetterli,  Bits from Photons: Oversampled Image Acquisition Using Binary Poisson Statistics , Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Tech. Rep. 166345, Jun. 2011.

Conference paper

[18] J. Zhang, F. Yang, T. Vogelsang, D. Stork and M. Vetterli. Multichannel sampling of low light scenes with unknown shifts , In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing , Melbourne, Australia, Sep. 15-18, 2013.

[17] F. Yang, and M. Vetterli. Oversampled noisy binary image sensor. In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Vancouver, May 26-31, 2013. 

[16] Y. Wen, Z. Liu, W. Shi, Y. Jiang, A. Cheng, F. Yang and A. Kohar. Support for power efficient mobile video playback on simultaneous hybrid display. In Proc.  of the 10th IEEE Symposium on Embedded Systems for Real-time Multimedia, Tampere, Oct. 2012.

[15] Z. Chen, F. Yang, A. Lindner, G. Barrenetxea and M. Vetterli. How is the Weather: Automatic Inference from Images, In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Orlando, USA, Sep. 30-Oct. 3, 2012.

[14] Y. Peng, F. Yang, Q. Dai, W. Xu and M. Vetterli. Super-resolution from unregistered aliased images with unknown scalings and shifts, In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, May 25-30, 2012.

[13] W. Shi, J. Yang, Y. Jiang, F. Yang and Y. Xiong. SenGuard: Passive User Identification on Smartphones Using Multiple Sensors, In Proc. of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, Shanghai, China, 2011.

[12] F. Yang, L. Sbaiz, E. Charbon, Y. Lu, S. Süsstrunk and M. Vetterli, The Gigavision CameraPresented at: IEEE International Conference on Computational Photography, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, March 28-30, 2010. 

[11] F. Yang, Y.M. Lu, L. Sbaiz and M. Vetterli, An Optimal Algorithm for Reconstructing Images from Binary Measurements, In Proc. of IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, Computational Imaging VIII, 2010. 

[10] F. Yang, L. Sbaiz, E. Charbon, S. Süsstrunk and M. Vetterli, On Pixel Detection Threshold in the Gigavision Camera, In Proc. of IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, Digital Photography VI, Vol. 7537, 2010. 

[9] F. Yang, L. Sbaiz, E. Charbon, S. Süsstrunk and M. Vetterli, Image Reconstruction in the Gigavision Camera, IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Vision, Ninth Workshop on Omnidirectional Vision, Camera Networks and Non-classical Cameras, pp. 2212-2219, 2009. 

[8] L. Sbaiz, F. Yang, E. Charbon, S. Süsstrunk and M. Vetterli, The Gigavision Camera, In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pp. 1093-1096, 2009. 

[7] G. Ding and F. Yang. A distributed video coding scheme based on denoising techniques. In Proc. of 13th Int. Multimedia Modeling Conference, LNCS 4351, pp.237-246, Singapore, Jan. 2007.

[6] C. Xue, L. Li, F. Yang, P. P. Wang, T. Wang, Y. Zhang, and Y. Sun. Automated home video editing: A multi-core solution. In Proc. of ACM 15th Int. Conference on Multimedia, pp.453-454, Augsburg, Sep. 2007.

[5] F. Yang, Q. Dai, and G. Ding. Multi-view images coding based on multiterminal source coding. In Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pp.1037-1040, Honolulu, Apr. 2007.

[4] F. Yang, G. Ding, Q. Dai, and Y. Yin, Wavelet based scalable Wyner-Ziv video coding, In Proc. of Int. Picture Coding Symposium, Beijing, Apr. 2006.

[3] G. Ding, Q. Dai, Y. Yin, and F. Yang, Scalable video coding based on Wyner-Ziv framework, In Proc. of IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing, Beijing, Jul. 2005.

[2] G. Ding, Q. Dai, F. Yang, and Y. Yin, A new region-of-interest image compression method based on Wyner-Ziv coding, In Proc. of IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing, Beijing, Jul. 2005.

[1] F. Yang, G. Ding, Q. Dai and Y. Yin, Adaptive key frame selection Wyner-Ziv video coding, In Proc. of IEEE 7th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Shanghai, Oct. 2005.

Patent

[3] Q. Dai, F. Yang, and G. Ding, A method for video compression supporting random access video playback (Patent number: CN101005622).

[2] Q. Dai, F. Yang, and G. Ding, A method for robust image compression based on distributed source coding (Patent number: CN1988670).

[1] G. Ding, Q. Dai, Z. Yu, and F. Yang, A method for robust video coding without prediction circle. (Patent number: CN1889687).