Ce Liu

Researcher

Microsoft Research New England

Research Affiliate

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Computer Science Department, Boston University

     

I am co-organizing Tutorial on Dense Image Correspondences for Computer Vision at ICCV 2013, Sydney

I was the Workershop Chair for CVPR 2013, Portland

I taught CS542 Machine Learning at Boston University in the spring of 2013

Address

Microsoft Corporation

One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142

Phone: 857-453-6325 (O)

Email:

Homepage:

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/celiu/ (Microsoft)

  http:/people.csail.mit.edu/celiu/ (MIT)

Curriculum vitae [pdf] or http://people.csail.mit.edu/celiu/CV.html

Software

  Deformable spatial pyramid matching (DSPM) code
  Objective discovery and co-segmentation (database & evaulation code)
  Depth transfer data and Matlab/C++ code
  Label transfer data and Matlab/C++ code
  Optical flow Matlab/C++ code (updated!)
SIFT flow Matlab/C++ code
Image super resolution Matlab code
Human-assisted motion annotation: database & C++ code

Selected publications

P. Isola and C. Liu. Scene Collaging: Analysis and Synthesis of Natural Images With Semantic Layers. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) 2013, to appear. [pdf] [supplementary]

C. Liu and D. Sun. On Bayesian Adaptive Video Super Resolution. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), to appear. [pdf]

L. Sharan, C. Liu, R. Rosenholtz and E. Adelson. Recognizing Materials Using Perceptually Inspired Features. International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), pp. 348-371, Vol. 103, Issue 3, July 2013. [pdf]

X.-J. Wang, L. Zhang, and C. Liu. Duplicate Discovery on 2 Billion Internet Images. In Proceedings of Big Data Workshop, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2013. [pdf]

M. Rubinstein, A. Joulin, J. Kopf and C. Liu. Unsupervised Joint Object Discovery and Segmentation in Internet Images. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2013. [pdf] [webpage]

J. Kim, C. Liu, F. Sha and K. Grauman. Deformable Spatial Pyramid Matching for Fast Dense Correspondences. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2013. [pdf]

B. Liu, F. Sadeghi, M. Tappen, O. Shamir and C. Liu. Probabilistic Label Trees for Efficient Large Scale Image Classification. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2013. [pdf]

X.-J. Wang, Z. Xu, L. Zhang, C. Liu and Y. Rui. Towards Indexing Representative Images on the Web. ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM), 2012. [pdf]

M. Rubinstein, C. Liu and W.T. Freeman. Annotation Propagation: Automatic Annotation of Large Image Databases via Dense Image Correspondence. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012. [pdf] Supplemental materials [coming soon!]

K. Karsch, C. Liu and S.B. Kang. Depth Extraction from Video Using Non-parametric Sampling. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012. Oral presentation. [pdf] [code & data]

M. Tappen and C. Liu. A Bayesian Approach to Alignment-based Image Hallucination. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012. [pdf]

D. Sun and C. Liu. Non-causal Temporal Prior for Video Deblocking. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012. [pdf]

M. Rubinstein, C. Liu and W.T. Freeman. Towards Longer Long-Range Motion Trajectories. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2012. [pdf]

J. Yuen, C. L. Zitnick, C. Liu, and A. Torralba. A framework for encoding object-level image priors. Microsoft Research Technical Report, MSR-TR-2011-99, 2011. [pdf]

O. Tamuz, C. Liu, S. Belongie, O. Shamir and A. Kalai. Adaptively Learning the Crowd Kernel. 28th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2011. [pdf]

C. Liu and D. Sun. A Bayesian Approach to Adaptive Video Super Resolution. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2011. Oral presentation. [pdf][webpage]

M. Rubinstein, C. Liu, P. Sand, F. Durand, W.T. Freeman. Motion Denoising with Application to Time-lapse Photography. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2011. [pdf] [webpage]

C. Liu, J. Yuen and A. Torralba. Nonparametric Scene Parsing via Label Transfer. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol 33, No. 12, 2011. [pdf] [webpage] [code & data]

C. Liu, J. Yuen and A. Torralba. SIFT flow: dense correspondence across different scenes and its applications. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol 33, No.5, 2011. [pdf] [webpage]

C. Liu and William T. Freeman. A High-Quality Video Denoising Algorithm based on Reliable Motion Estimation. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2010. Oral presentation.[pdf] [webpage]

C. Liu, L. Sharan, E. H. Adelson and R. Rosenholtz. Exploring features in a Bayesian framework for material recognition. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2010. [pdf] [webpage]

J. Yuen, B. Russell, C. Liu and A. Torralba. LabelMe video: Building a Video Database with Human Annotations. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Oct 2009. [pdf]

C. Liu. Beyond pixels: exploring new representations and applications for motion analysis. Doctoral Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. May 2009. [pdf]

C. Liu, J. Yuen, and A. Torralba. Nonparametric scene parsing: label transfer via dense scene alignment. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2009. Oral presentation. Best Student Paper Award [pdf] [ppt] [webpage] [code & data]

C. Liu, J. Yuen, A. Torralba, J. Sivic, and W. T. Freeman. SIFT flow: dense correspondence across different scenes. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2008. Oral presentation. [webpage] [pdf].

C. Liu, W. T. Freeman, E. H. Adelson and Y. Weiss. Human-assisted motion annotation. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2008. Oral presentation. [pdf] [webpage].
C. Liu, R. Szeliski, S. B. Kang, C. L. Zitnick and W. T. Freeman. Automatic estimation and removal of noise from a single image. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol 30, No. 2, pp. 299-314, Feb., 2008. [pdf] [MSR TR link]
B. Russell, A. Torralba, C. Liu, R. Fergus and W. T. Freeman. Object recognition by scene alignment.  Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2007. [pdf] [webpage]
C. Liu, H. Y. Shum and W. T. Freeman. Face hallucination: theory and practice. International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 115-134, October, 2007. [pdf] [webpage]
M. F. Tappen, C. Liu, E. H. Adelson and W. T. Freeman. Learning Gaussian conditional random fields for low-level vision. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp. 1-8, 2007. [pdf]
C. Liu, W. T. Freeman and E. H. Adelson. Analysis of Contour Motions. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2006. Oral presentation. Outstanding Student Paper Award. [pdf] [ppt] [webpage]
C. Liu, W. T. Freeman, R. Szeliski and S. B. Kang. Noise estimation from a single image. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp. 901-908, 2006. Oral presentation. [pdf] [ppt] [webpage]
C. Liu, A. Torralba, W.T . Freeman, F. Durand and E. H. Adelson. Motion magnification. ACM SIGGRAPH 2005, pp. 519-526, 2005. [pdf] [ppt] [webpage]
L. Yuan, F. Wen, C. Liu and H. Y. Shum. Synthesizing dynamic texture with closed-loop linear dynamic system. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2004. Oral presentation. [pdf]

C. Y. Wu, C. Liu, H. Y. Shum, Y. Q. Xu and Z. Y. Zhang. Automatic eyeglasses removal from face images. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 322-336, March 2004. [pdf]
C. Liu and H. Y. Shum. Kullback-Leibler boosting. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp. 587-594, 2003. Oral presentation. [pdf] [ppt]
S. C. Yan, C. Liu, S. Z. Li, H.J. Zhang, H. Shum, Q. S. Cheng. Face alignment using texture constrained active shape models. Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 21, Issue 1, Pages 69-75, January, 2003. [pdf]
Z. Q. Liu, C. Liu, H.Y . Shum and Y. Z. Yu. Pattern-based texture metamorphosis. Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications, pp. 184-193, 2002. [pdf] [ppt] [webpage]
C. Liu, H. Y. Shum and S.C. Zhang. Hierarchical shape model for automatic face localization. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), pp. 687-703, 2002. [pdf]
C. Y. Wu, C. Liu, H. Y. Shum, Y. Q. Xu and Z. Y. Zhang. Automatic eyeglasses removal from face images. Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), pp. 193-198, 2002. [pdf]
C. Liu, H. Y. Shum and C. S. Zhang. Two-step approach to hallucinating faces: global parametric model and local nonparametric model. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). Vol. 1, pp. 192-198, 2001. Oral presentation. [pdf] [ppt] [webpage]
L. Liang, C. Liu, Y. Q. Xu, B. N. Guo and H. Y. Shum. Real-time texture synthesis by patch-based sampling. ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 127-150, July 2001. [pdf] [webpage]
C. Liu, S.C. Zhu and H. Y. Shum. Learning inhomogeneous Gibbs model of faces by minimax entropy. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp. 281-287, 2001. [pdf] [webpage]

Last update: Oct, 2013