Jonghyun Choi

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We propose a Predictable Dual-View Hashing (PDH) algorithm which embeds proximity of data samples in the original spaces. We create a cross-view hamming space with the ability to compare information from previously incomparable domains with a notion of ‘predictability’. By performing comparative experimental analysis on two large datasets, PASCAL-Sentence(More)
We propose a novel pose-invariant face recognition approach which we call Discriminant Multiple Coupled Latent Subspace framework. It finds the sets of projection directions for different poses such that the projected images of the same subject in different poses are maximally correlated in the latent space. Discriminant analysis with artificially simulated(More)
Perceiving meaningful activities in a long video sequence is a challenging problem due to ambiguous definition of 'meaningfulness' as well as clutters in the scene. We approach this problem by learning a generative model for regular motion patterns (termed as regularity) using multiple sources with very limited supervision. Specifically, we propose two(More)
To perform unconstrained face recognition robust to variations in illumination, pose and expression, this paper presents a new scheme to extract “Multi-Directional Multi-Level Dual-Cross Patterns” (MDML-DCPs) from face images. Specifically, the MDML-DCPs scheme exploits the first derivative of Gaussian operator to reduce the impact of(More)
Fine-grained classification involves distinguishing between similar sub-categories based on subtle differences in highly localized regions, therefore, accurate localization of discriminative regions remains a major challenge. We describe a patch-based framework to address this problem. We introduce triplets of patches with geometric constraints to improve(More)
Although visible face recognition has been an active area of research for several decades, cross-modal face recognition has only been explored by the biometrics community relatively recently. Thermal-to-visible face recognition is one of the most difficult cross-modal face recognition challenges, because of the difference in phenomenology between the(More)
We propose a method to expand the visual coverage of training sets that consist of a small number of labeled examples using learned attributes. Our optimization formulation discovers category specific attributes as well as the images that have high confidence in terms of the attributes. In addition, we propose a method to stably capture example-specific(More)
In many descriptors, spatial intensity transforms are often packed into a histogram or encoded into binary strings to be insensitive to local misalignment and compact. Discriminative information, however, might be lost during the process as a trade-off. To capture the lost pixel-wise local information, we propose a new feature descriptor, Circular Center(More)
With the goal of matching unknown faces against a gallery of known people, the face identification task has been studied for several decades. There are very accurate techniques to perform face identification in controlled environments, particularly when large numbers of samples are available for each face. However, face identification under uncontrolled(More)