Welcome to the Homepage of Bin Fan

 

PhD,  Professor,  IEEE Senior Member,  Email: bin.fan@ieee.org

School of Automation and Electrical Engineering

University of Science and Technology Beijing

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Bin Fan received his BEng degree from Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) in 2006, and PhD degree from the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA) in 2011 under supervision of Prof. Fuchao Wu. After got his doctoral degree, he had been worked in the NLPR, firstly as an Assistant Professor and then as an Associate Professor until 2020. He is now a full professor in University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB). During 2015-2016, he visited the CVLab at EPFL, working with Prof. Pascal Fua.

 

Bin Fan has wide research interests in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Deep Learning. His research is mainly focused on addressing problems related to applications of image classification, object detection, image segmentation, 3D reconstruction, image localization, 3D point cloud analysis, etc. He has published over 50 papers in highly ranked conferences and journals in the field, including IEEE TPAMI/TIP/TNNLS/TMM/TGRS, Pattern Recognition, CVPR, ICCV, AAAI, ECCV. He serves as an Associate Editor of Neurocomputing and The Visual Computer, SPC of IJCAI 2020, AC of ICME 2020, and PCs for ICCV/CVPR/ECCV/NeurIPS. He is a Senior member of IEEE since 2016, a recipient of ACM Beijing Rising Star Award in 2017.

 

Research Interests

l  Computer Vision

l  Pattern Recognition

l  Deep Learning

l  3D Point Cloud Analysis

l  Image Processing

 

Education

l  PhD, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), 2011

l  BE, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2006

 

Work Experience

l  2020.3-now, Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China

l  2014.11-2020.2, Associate Professor, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

l  2015.3-2016.3, Visiting Scholar, Computer Vision Lab, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

l  2011.7-2014.10, Assistant Professor, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

 

News

l  [2020.10] Two papers on 3D point cloud analysis accepted by ICPR 2020

l  [2020.10] One paper accepted by Neurocomputing

l  [2020.8] One paper accepted by IEEE Transactions on Multimedia

l  [2020.8] One paper accepted by Pattern Recognition

l  [2020.7] One paper on mixed precision quantization for CNN models is accepted by ECCV 2020

l  [2020.6] One paper on video object detection is accepted by Neurocomputing

l  [2020.2] One paper on object detection is accepted by CVPR 2020

l  [2019.12] One paper on domain adaptation for semantic segmentation is accepted by IEEE TGRS

l  [2019.10] One paper on binary feature matching is accepted by Pattern Recognition

l  [2019.9] One paper on binary feature descriptor is accepted by IEEE TCSVT

l  [2019.8] One paper on video caption is accepted by EMNLP 2019

l  [2019.3] One paper on local feature evaluation is accepted by IEEE TIP

 

Selected Publications

Book

1.    Bin Fan, Zhenhua Wang, and Fuchao Wang. "Local Image Descriptor: Modern Approaches". Springer, 2015.

 

Journal

1.    Bin Fan, Hongmin Liu, Hui Zeng, Jiyong Zhang, Xin Liu, and Junwei Han. "Deep Unsupervised Binary Descriptor Learning through Locality Consistency and Self Distinctiveness". IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IEEE TMM), 2020.

2.    Xiyan Liu, Gaofeng Meng, Bin Fan, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "Geometric Rectification of Document Images using Adversarial Gated Unwarping Network". Pattern Recognition (PR), 2020.

3.    Bin Fan, Qingqun Kong, Baoqian Zhang, Hongmin Liu, Chunhong Pan, and Jiwen Lu. "Efficient Nearest Neighbor Search in High Dimensional Hamming Space". Pattern Recognition (PR), 2020.

4.    Hongmin Liu, Qianqian Zhang, Bin Fan, Zhiheng Wang, and Junwei Han. "Features Combined Binary Descriptor based on Voted Ring-sampling pattern". IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (IEEE TCSVT), 2020.

5.    Bin Fan, Qingqun Kong, Xinchao Wang, Zhiheng Wang, Shiming Xiang, Chunhong Pan, and Pascal Fua. "A Performance Evaluation of Local Features for Image Based 3D Reconstruction". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP), 2019.

6.    Yongcheng Liu, Bin Fan, Lingfeng Wang, Jun Bai, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "Semantic Labeling in Very High Resolution Images via A Self-Cascaded Convolutional Neural Network". ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (PHRS), 2018. [code]

7.    Hengliang Luo, Yi Yang, Bei Tong, Fuchao Wu, and Bin Fan. "Traffic Sign Recognition Using Multi-task Convolutional Neural Network". IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE TITS), 2018

8.    Kun Ding, Chunlei HuoBin Fan, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "In Defense of Locality-Sensitive Hashing". IEEE Transactions on Neural Network and Learning System (IEEE TNNLS), 29(1):87-103, 2018. 

9.    Xinchao Wang, Bin Fan, Shiyu Chang, Zhangyang Wang, Xianming Liu, Dacheng Tao, and Thomas S. Huang. "Greedy Batch-based Minimum-cost Flows for Tracking Multiple Objects". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP), 26(10):4765-4776, 2017

10.Kun Ding, Bin Fan, Chunlei Huo, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "Cross-Modal Hashing via Rank-Order Preserving". IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IEEE TMM), 19(3): 571-585, 2017.

11.Zisha ZhongBin Fan, Kun Ding, Haichang Li, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "Efficient Multiple Feature Fusion with Hashing for Hyperspectral Imagery Classification: A Comparative Study". IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IEEE TGRS), 54(8): 4461-4478, 2016. 

12.Zhenhua Wang, Bin Fan, Gang Wang, and Fuchao Wu. "Exploring Local and Overall Ordinal Information for Robust Feature Description".  IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (IEEE TPAMI), 38(11): 2198-2211, 2016. [code]

13.Wei Sui, Lingfeng Wang, Bin Fan, Hongfei Xiao, Huaiyu Wu, and Chunhong Pan. "Layer-wise Floorplan Extraction for Automatic Urban Building Reconstruction". IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE TVCG), 22(3): 1261-1277, 2016. 

14.Bin Fan, Qingqun Kong, Tomasz Trzcinski, Zhiheng Wang, Chunhong Pan, and Pascal Fua. "Receptive Fields Selection for Binary Feature Description". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP), 23(6): 2583-2595, 2014.

15.Feiyun Zhu, Ying Wang, Bin Fan, Shiming Xiang, Gaofeng Meng, and Chunhong Pan. "Spectral Unmixing via Data-guided Sparity". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP), 23(12): 5412-5427, 2014.

16.Bin Fan, Fuchao Wu, and Zhanyi Hu, "Rotationally Invariant Descriptors using Intensity Order Pooling", IEEE Transaction on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (IEEE TPAMI), 34(10): 2031-2045, 2012. [code]

17.Bin Fan, Fuchao Wu, and Zhanyi Hu, "Robust Line Matching through Line-point Invariants", Pattern Recognition (PR)45(2): 794-805, 2012.

 

Conferences

1.    Haibao Yu, Qi Han, Jianbo Li, Jianping Shi, Guangliang Cheng, and Bin Fan. "Search What You Want: BP-NAS for Mixed Precision Quantization". In Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2020), 2020. [pdf]

2.    Chaoxu GuoBin Fan, Qian Zhang, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "AugFPN: Improving Multi-scale Feature Learning for Object Detection". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2020), 2020. [pdf] [code]

3.    Yongcheng Liu, Bin Fan, Gaofeng Meng, Jiwen Lu, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "DensePoint: Learning Densely Contextual Representation for Efficient Point Cloud Processing". In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019), 2019. [pdf] [code]

4.    Chaoxu GuoBin Fan, Jie Gu, Qian Zhang, Shiming Xiang, Veronique Prinet, and Chunhong Pan. "Progressive Sparse Local Attention for Video Object Detection". In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019), 2019. [pdf]

5.    Yongcheng Liu, Bin Fan, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "Relation-Shape Convolutional Neural Network for Point Cloud Analysis". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2019), 2019. [pdf] [code] (Best paper finalists)

6.    Yurun Tian, Xin Yu, Bin Fan, Fuchao Wu, Huub Heijnen, and Vassileios Balntas. "SOSNet: Second Order Similarity Regularization for Local Descriptor Learning". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2019), 2019. [pdf] [code]

7.    Yurun Tian, Bin Fan, and Fuchao Wu. "L2-Net: Deep Learning of Discriminative Patch Descriptor in Euclidean Space". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017), 2017. [pdf] [code]

8.    Kun Ding, Chunlei HuoBin Fan, and Chunhong Pan. "kNN Hashing with Factorized Neighborhood Representation". In Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015), 2015. [pdf]

9.    Yanhong Bi, Bin Fan, and Fuchao Wu. "Beyond Mahalanobis Metric: Cayley-Klein Metric Learning". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015), 2015. [pdf]

10.Feiyun Zhu, Bin Fan, Xinliang Zhu, Ying Wang, Shiming Xiang, and Chunhong Pan. "10,000+ Times Accelerated Robust Subset Selection (ARSS) ". The Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), 2015.

11.Zhenhua Wang, Bin Fan, and Fuchao Wu. "Affine Subspace Representation for Feature Description". In Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2014), 2014.

12.Zhenhua Wang, Bin Fan, and Fuchao Wu, "Local Intensity Order Pattern for Feature Description". In Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011), 2011.

13.Bin Fan, Fuchao Wu, and Zhanyi Hu, "Aggregating Gradient Distributions into Intensity Orders: A Novel Local Image Descriptor". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2011), 2011.

14.Bin Fan, Fuchao Wu, and Zhanyi Hu, "Line Matching Leveraged by Point Correspondences". In Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2010), 2010.

 

Professional Activities

l  Associate Editor of Neurocomputing (Elsevier), since 2014.10

l  Associate Editor of The Visual Computer (Springer), since 2020.2

l  Area Chair: WACV 2016, ICME 2020

l  Senior Program Committee Member: IJCAI 2020, IJCAI 2021

l  Executive Area Chair (EAC): VALSE

l  Program Committee Member: CVPR (2011-2020), ICCV(2011-2019), ECCV (2012-2020), NeurIPS (2019-2020), AAAI (2019-2021), ICML 2020, ICLR 2021, etc.

 

 

Alumni

l  Zhenhua Wang, PhD (2008-2014, co-supervise with Prof. Fuchao Wu), (first job) PosDoc at NTU, Singapore; (now) Lead Researcher at Alibaba Group, China

l  Feiyun Zhu, PhD (2011-2015, co-supervise with Prof. Chunhong Pan), (first job) PosDoc at Michigan University, USA; (now) Research at Sam's Club, USA

l  Zisha Zhong, PhD (2011-2016, co-supervise with Prof. Chunhong Pan), (first job) PosDoc at The University of Iowa, USA;

l  Guoli Wang, PhD (2012-2017, co-supervise with Prof. Chunhong Pan), (first job) Researcher at Samsung Research, China; (now) Researcher at Horizontal Robotics, China

l  Kun Ding, PhD (2015-2017, co-supervise with Prof, Chunhong Pan), (first job) Researcher at DiDi, China

l  Yanhong Bi, PhD (2011-2018, co-supervise with Prof. Fuchao Wu), (first job) Researcher at CNKI, China

l  Yurun Tian, PhD (2014-2019, co-supervise with Prof. Fuchao Wu), (first job) PosDoc at Imperial College London, UK

l  Yongcheng Liu, PhD (2015-2019, co-supervise with Prof. Chunhong Pan), (first job) Assistant Professor at NLPR, CASIA

l  Chaoxu Guo, MS (2017-2019, co-supervise with Prof. Chunhong Pan), (first job) Researcher at Alibaba Group, China

l  Hua Lin, MS (2017-2019, co-supervise with Prof. Chunhong Pan), (first job) Researcher at UISEE, China