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Dissertation


Memory-Efficient Image Databases for Mobile Visual Search, Ph.D. Thesis, April 2014. [Thesis] [Defense]




Journal Papers


  1. D. Chen and B. Girod, "Memory-efficient image databases for mobile visual search", IEEE MultiMedia Magazine, Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2014. [Paper]
  2. M. Makar, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Interframe coding of canonical patches for low bit-rate mobile augmented reality", International Journal of Semantic Computing, Vol. 7, No. 1, March 2013. [Paper] [Dataset]
  3. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, D. Chen, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Fast computation of rotation-invariant image features by an approximate radial gradient transform", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 22, No. 8, August 2013. [Paper]
  4. D. Chen, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Residual enhanced visual vector as a compact signature for mobile visual search", Signal Processing, Vol. 93, No. 8, August 2013. [Paper]
  5. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, D. Chen, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Rotation-invariant fast features for large-scale recognition and real-time tracking", Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 28, No. 4, April 2013. [Paper]
  6. B. Girod, V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, N.-M. Cheung, R. Grzeszczuk, Y. Reznik, G. Takacs, S. Tsai, and R. Vedantham, "Mobile visual search", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 4, July 2011. [Paper]
  7. G. Schroth, R. Huitl, D. Chen, M. Abu-Alqumsan, A. Al-Nuaimi, and E. Steinbach, "Mobile visual location recognition", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 4, July 2011. [Paper]
  8. V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, Y. Reznik, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Compressed histogram of gradients: a low bitrate descriptor", International Journal on Computer Vision, Vol. 94, No. 5, May 2011. [Paper]
  9. G. Baatz, K. Koeser, D. Chen, R. Grzeszczuk, and M. Pollefeys, "Leveraging 3D city models for rotation invariant place-of-interest recognition", International Journal on Computer Vision, Vol. 94, No. 5, May 2011. [Paper]
  10. D. Varodayan, D. Chen, M. Flierl, and B. Girod, "Wyner-Ziv coding of video with unsupervised motion vector learning", Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 23, No. 5, June 2008. [Paper]
  11. D. Carpenter, T. Bell, D. Chen, D. Ng, C. Baran, B. Reinisch, and I. Galkin, "Proton cyclotron (PC) echoes and a new resonance observed by the RPI instrument on the IMAGE satellite", Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 112, No. A8, August 2007. [Paper]

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Conference Papers


  1. D. Chen, M. Makar, A. Araujo, and B. Girod, "Interframe coding of global image signatures for mobile augmented reality", IEEE Data Compression Conference (DCC), March 2014. [Paper] [Slides]
  2. V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, M. Makar, and B. Girod, "Feature matching performance of compact descriptors for visual search", IEEE Data Compression Conference (DCC), March 2014. [Paper]
  3. M. Yu, P. Vajda, D. Chen, M. Daneshi, S. Tsai, A. Araujo, H. Chen, and B. Girod, "EigenNews: A personalized news video delivery platform", ACM Multimedia (MM), October 2013. [Paper] [Video]
  4. D. Chen, P. Vajda, S. Tsai, M. Daneshi, M. Yu, H. Chen, A. Araujo, and B. Girod, "Analysis of visual similarity in news videos with robust and memory-efficient image retrieval", IEEE Workshop on Media Fragment Creation and Remixing (MMIX), July 2013. [Paper] [Slides]
  5. M. Daneshi, P. Vajda, D. Chen, S. Tsai, M. Yu, H. Chen, A. Araujo, and B. Girod, "EigenNews: Generating and delivering personalized news videos", IEEE Workshop on Broadcast and User-Generated Content Recognition and Analysis (BRUREC), July 2013. [Paper] [Video]
  6. S. Tsai, H. Chen, D. Chen, V. Parameswaran, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Visual text features for image matching", IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), December 2012. [Paper]
  7. M. Makar, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Interframe coding of canonical patches for mobile augmented reality", IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), December 2012. [Paper]
  8. S. Tsai, D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, M. Makar, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Improved coding for image feature location information", SPIE Workshop on Applications of Digital Image Processing (ADIP), August 2012. [Paper]
  9. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Rotation invariant fast features for large-scale recognition", SPIE Workshop on Applications of Digital Image Processing (ADIP), August 2012. [Paper]
  10. S. Tsai, D. Chen, H. Chen, C.-H. Hsu, K.-H. Kim, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Combining image and text features: a hybrid approach to mobile book spine recognition", ACM Multimedia (MM), November 2011. [Paper]
  11. D. Chen, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, H. Chen, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Residual enhanced visual vectors for on-device image matching", IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2011. [Paper] [Slides]
  12. S. Tsai, H. Chen, D. Chen, R. Vedantham, R. Grzezczuk, and B. Girod, "Mobile visual search using image and text features", IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2011. [Paper]
  13. V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, Y. Reznik, G. Takacs, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Compressing feature sets with digital search trees", IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Vision (IWMV), November 2011. [Paper]
  14. S. Tsai, H. Chen, D. Chen, G. Schroth, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Mobile visual search on printed documents using text and low bit-rate features", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September 2011. [Paper]
  15. H. Chen, S. Tsai, G. Schroth, D. Chen, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Robust text detection in natural images with edge-enhanced maximally stable extremal regions", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September 2011. [Paper]
  16. V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, Y. Reznik, G. Takacs, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Compressing a set of CHoG features", SPIE Workshop on Applications of Digital Image Processing (ADIP), August 2011. [Paper]
  17. D. Chen, S. Tsai, C.-H. Hsu, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Mobile augmented reality for books on a shelf", IEEE Workshop on Visual Content Identification and Search (VCIDS), July 2011. [Paper] [Slides] [Video]
  18. D. Chen, G. Baatz, K. Koeser, S. Tsai, R. Vedantham, T. Pylvanainen, K. Roimela, X. Chen, J. Bach, M. Pollefeys, B. Girod, and R. Grzeszczuk, "City-scale landmark identification on mobile devices", IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2011. [Paper] [Poster] [Video] [Dataset]
  19. V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, S. Tsai, N.-M. Cheung, H. Chen, G. Takacs, Y. Reznik, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, J. Bach, and B. Girod, "The Stanford mobile visual search dataset", ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys), February 2011. [Paper] [Dataset]
  20. D. Chen, S. Tsai, C.-H. Hsu, K.-Y. Kim, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Building book inventories using smartphones", ACM Multimedia (MM), October 2010. [Paper] [Poster] [Video]
  21. S. Tsai, D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, N.-M. Cheung, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Mobile product recognition", ACM Multimedia (MM), October 2010. [Paper] [Video]
  22. N.-M. Cheung, D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, G. Takacs, S. Halawa, and B. Girod, "Restoration of out-of-focus lecture video by automatic slide matching", ACM Multimedia (MM), October 2010. [Paper]
  23. V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, G. Takacs, D. Chen, N.-M. Cheung, Y. Reznik, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Low latency image retrieval with progressive transmission of CHoG descriptors", ACM Multimedia (MM), October 2010. [Paper]
  24. D. Chen, N.-M. Cheung, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Dynamic selection of a feature-rich query frame for mobile video retrieval", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September 2010. [Paper] [Slides] [Video]
  25. S. Tsai, D. Chen, G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Fast geometric re-ranking for image-based retrieval", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September 2010. [Paper]
  26. V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, A. Lin, G. Takacs, S. Tsai, N.-M. Cheung, Y. Reznik, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Comparison of local feature descriptors for mobile visual search", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September 2010. [Paper]
  27. G. Baatz, K. Koeser, D. Chen, R. Grzeszczuk, and M. Pollefeys, "Handling urban location recognition as a 2D homothetic problem", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), September 2010. [Paper]
  28. V. Chandrasekhar, M. Makar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, N.-M. Cheung, R. Grzeszczuk, Y. Reznik, and B. Girod, "Survey of SIFT compression schemes", International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Processing (WMMP), August 2010. [Paper]
  29. D. Chen, S. Tsai, K.-Y. Kim, C.-H. Hsu, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Low-cost asset tracking using location-aware camera phones", SPIE Workshop on Applications of Digital Image Processing (ADIP), August 2010. [Paper] [Slides] [Video]
  30. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, H. Chen, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Permutable descriptors for orientation-invariant image matching", SPIE Workshop on Applications of Digital Image Processing (ADIP), August 2010. [Paper]
  31. Y. Reznik, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, and B. Girod, "Fast quantization and matching of histogram-based image features", SPIE Workshop on Applications of Digital Image Processing (ADIP), August 2010. [Paper]
  32. V. Chandrasekhar, Y. Reznik, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Quantization schemes for low bitrate compressed histogram of gradients descriptors", IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Vision (IWMV), June 2010. [Paper]
  33. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, S. Tsai, D. Chen, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Unified real-time tracking and recognition with rotation-invariant fast features", IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2010. [Paper]
  34. D. Chen, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Inverted index compression for scalable image matching", IEEE Data Compression Conference (DCC), March 2010. [Paper] [Poster]
  35. D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Streaming mobile augmented reality on mobile phones", International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), October 2009. [Paper] [Poster] [Video]
  36. S. Tsai, D. Chen, G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, J. Singh, and B. Girod, "Location coding for mobile image retrieval", International Mobile Multimedia Communications Conference (MobiMedia), September 2009. [Paper]
  37. V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, Z. Li, G. Takacs, S. Tsai, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Low-rate image retrieval with tree histogram coding", International Mobile Multimedia Communications Conference (MobiMedia), September 2009. [Paper]
  38. V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "CHoG: compressed histogram of gradients", IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2009. [Paper]
  39. S. Tsai, D. Chen, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Image-based retrieval with a camera-phone", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), April 2009. [Paper] [Video]
  40. M. Makar, C.-L. Chang, D. Chen, S. Tsai, and B. Girod, "Compression of image patches for local feature extraction", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), April 2009. [Paper]
  41. D. Chen, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Tree histogram coding for mobile image matching", IEEE Data Compression Conference (DCC), March 2009. [Paper] [Slides] [Video]
  42. D. Chen, S. Tsai, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Robust image retrieval using multiview scalable vocabulary trees", SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), January 2009. [Paper] [Slides] [Video]
  43. V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Transform coding of image feature descriptors", SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), January 2009. [Paper]
  44. S. Tsai, D. Chen, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Rate-efficient, real-time CD cover recognition on a camera-phone", ACM Multimedia (MM), October 2008. [Paper] [Video]
  45. D. Varodayan, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Network image coding for multicast", IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), October 2008. [Paper]
  46. D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Color restoration for objects of interest using robust image features", IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), October 2008. [Paper] [Poster]
  47. D. Chen, D. Varodayan, M. Flierl, and B. Girod, "Wyner-Ziv coding of multiview images with unsupervised learning of disparity and Gray code", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), October 2008. [Paper] [Poster]
  48. D. Chen, D. Varodayan, M. Flierl, and B. Girod, "Wyner-Ziv coding of multiview images with unsupervised learning of two disparities", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), June 2008. [Paper] [Slides]
  49. D. Chen, D. Varodayan, M. Flierl, and B. Girod, "Distributed stereo image coding with improved disparity and noise estimation", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 2008. [Paper] [Poster]
  50. A. Mavlankar, D. Chen, S. Zakhary, M. Flierl, and B. Girod, "Noise processing for simple Laplacian pyramid synthesis based on dual frame reconstruction", Picture Coding Symposium (PCS), November 2007. [Paper]
  51. D. Chen and C. Musat, "Vis3D: A new data viewer with fast volume rendering", American Geophysical Union Annual Conference (AGU AC), December 2007. [Poster]
  52. R. Clapp, D. Chen, and S. Luo, "Hypercube viewer", SEP Report, March 2007. [Paper]
  53. D. Chen, R. Clapp, and B. Biondi, "Data-fusion of volumes, visualization of paths, and revision of viewing sequences in Ricksep", American Geophysical Union Annual Conference (AGU AC), December 2006. [Paper]
  54. D. Chen, A. Chang, D. Bates, M. Pivi, and T. Raubenheimer, "Single-bunch electron cloud effects in the GLC/NLC US-Cold and Tesla low emittance transport lines", European Particle Accelerator Conference (EPAC), July 2004. [Paper]

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Patents


  1. D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Methods and apparatuses for mobile visual search: Residual enhanced visual vector as a compact signature", US Patent Pending.
  2. S. Tsai, D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Method and apparatus for enhancing visual search: Coding of geometry information for a set of features", US Patent Pending.
  3. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Method for image processing and an apparatus: Combined global and local image features for low-rate image retrieval", US Patent Pending.
  4. D. Chen, S. Tsai, K.-H. Kim, C.-H. Hsu, J. P. Singh, and B. Girod, "Smartphone-based asset management system", US Patent Pending.

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MPEG Contributions


  1. V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, M. Makar, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Stanford-Nokia response to CE2 (128 KB) with low memory descriptors", M24759, April 2012 (100th, Geneva).
  2. D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, S. Tsai, M. Makar, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Improvements to the test model with a low memory global descriptor", M24757, April 2012 (100th, Geneva).
  3. S. Tsai, D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, M. Makar, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Response to CE3 -- feature point location coding", M24758, April 2012 (100th, Geneva).
  4. M. Makar, V. Chandrasekhar, H. Lakshman, S. Tsai, G. Takacs, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Update on canical patch encoding with variable size patches", M24756, April 2012 (100th, Geneva).
  5. V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, G. Takacs, S. Tsai, M. Makar, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Improvements to the test model under consideration with low memory descriptors", M23580, February 2012 (99th, San Jose).
  6. D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, S. Tsai, M. Makar, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Improvements to the test model under consideration with a global descriptor", M23578, February 2012 (99th, San Jose).
  7. S. Tsai, D. Chen, V. Chandrasekhar, G. Takacs, M. Makar, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Improvements to the location coder in the test model under consideration", M23579, February 2012 (99th, San Jose).
  8. M. Makar, V. Chandrasekhar, H. Lakshman, S. Tsai, G. Takacs, D. Chen, and B. Girod, "Canonical patch encoding for compact descriptors for visual search", M23577, February 2012 (99th, San Jose).
  9. V. Chandrasekhar, G. Kirsch, G. Takacs, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Stanford Aptina Nokia Features: Response to call for proposals on compact descriptors for visual search", M22554, November 2011 (98th, Geneva).
  10. G. Takacs, V. Chandrasekhar, D. Chen, S. Tsai, R. Vedantham, R. Grzeszczuk, and B. Girod, "Stanford Nokia Integrated Fast Features: Response to call for proposals on compact descriptors for visual search", M22553, November 2011 (98th, Geneva).

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