On-leave at Google/Stanford University, FALL 2013 – August 2014




Local Regularity-driven City-scale Facade Detection from Aerial Images

J. Liu and Y. Liu (CVPR 2014)

Oral Presentation (acceptance rate: 5.75%)

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3D Blob based Brain Tumor Detection and Segmentation in MR Images
C. Yu, G. Ruppert, R. Collins, D. Nguyen, A. Xavier and Y. Liu
IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) Beijing, China.

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Estimating the Camera Direction of A Geotagged Image using Reference Images
Minwoo Park and Jiebo Luo and Robert T. Collins and Yanxi Liu
Pattern Recognition Journal

Vol 47, Pages 2880-2893

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Fundamentals of Computer Graphics

Fall PSU


Symmetry Group-based Learning for Pattern Discovery from Big Data

Tsinghua University (May, 2014)


Computational Symmetry and Regularity

Winter Quarter, Stanford University




Associate Editor for IEEE Transaction on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI)


Area Editor for Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal (CVIU)

Winning bid for Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference 2017 (role: PC)


NIH Panel on BD2K Centers of Excellence for Big Data Computing in the Biomedical

Sciences (April)


Association for Women in Math (AWM)

Invited speaker at JMM:

Computational Symmetry for Automated Pattern Discovery (January 18, 2014)