Research interest

Research interests

Computer vision, Pattern Recognition, Object detection, some applications.

-  Machine learning: Boosting, Online learning, some advanced Machine learning algorithms for Computer vision

-  Conditional Random Field, Statistical models for Object categorical recognition and semantic image labeling

Current projects

-  Member of the project "Geometric scene analysis as a navigational aid to the visually impaired", Bilateral project of Belgium and Vietnam (FWO - NAFOSTED). Duration: 2014-2016.

-  PI of the project "Rice seed assessment using advanced image processing techniques and machine vision tool.", funded by The Vietnam - Belgium Institutional University Cooperation, CIUF - HUA. Duration: 2014-2016.

-  PI of the project "Some advanced statistical learning techniques for Computer vision", funded by The National Foundation for Science and Technology Development, NAFOSTED . Duration: 2011-2013.

-  PI of the project "Automatizing tea flush assessment by advanced machine vision technique", funded by The Vietnam - Belgium Institutional University Cooperation, CIUF - HUA. Duration: 2011-2013.

Publications

   Journal and book chapter

Nguyen Thanh Tung, Thuy Thi Nguyen, Joshua Z. Huang, “ Two Level QRF for Bias Correction in Range Prediction”, Machine Learning Journal, Springer, May 2014. 

Helmut Grabner, Thuy Thi Nguyen, Barbara Gruber and Horst Bischof, “ Boosting-based car detection from aerial images”, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Elsevier, Vol. 63/3, p. 382-396. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2007.10.005. Best Paper Volume 63 (2008), The U. V. Helava Award. A Demo.  

Thuy T. Nguyen, B. D. Nguyen and Horst Bischof, “Efficient boosting-based active learning for specific object detection problems ”, Intl Journal of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering", ISSN: 2070-3813, Vol. 3 2009.

B. D. Nguyen, Thuy T. Nguyen, “ Automatic Database Creation and Object's Model Learning ”, In Lecture Notes in Computer Science Book Chapter, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 5465/2009, p: 27-39, May 2009. [PDF]

   Conferences

-  Nguyen Thanh Tung, Joshua Z. Huang and Nguyen Thi Thuy, Biased-corrected Quantile Regression forest for high-dimensional data In Proc. of The 13th International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC), 2014.

- Nguyen Tien Quang, Huynh Thi Thanh Binh and Thuy Thi Nguyen, Genetic Algorithm in Boosting for Object Class Image Segmentation. The 5th Intl Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2013).

- Van-Toi Nguyen, Thuy Thi Nguyen, Remy Mullot, Thi-Thanh-Hai Tran, and Hung Le. 2013. A method for hand detection using internal features and active boosting-based learning. In Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Information and Communication Technology (SoICT '13), ACM.

-    Hai Vu, Thi-Lan Le, Thanh-Hai Tran, Thuy Thi Nguyen, A vision-based method for automatizing tea shoots detection. In Proceedings of The IEEE Intl. Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2013. Melbourne, Australia. 

-   Thi-Lan Le, Van-Ngoc Nguyen, Thi-Thanh-Hai Tran, Van-Toi Nguyen, Thi-Thuy Nguyen, Temporal gesture segmentation for recognition, In Proc. of  The International Conference on Computing, Management and Telecommunications (ComManTel 2013).

-  Huynh Thi Thanh Binh, Mai Dinh Loi, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Improving image segmentation using genetic algorithm. In Proc. of The IEEE  International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2012), Florida, USA, Dec. 2012.

Nguyen Thanh Tung, Nguyen Thi Thuy, A real time license plate detection system based on Boosting learning a lgorithm. “ A Hierarchical Pseudo-Conditional Random Field Model for Buildings Detection from Aerial Image”, In Proc. ofThe 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, (CISP 2012), China, 2012.

Thuy T. Nguyen, Stefan Kluckner, Horst Bischof and Franz Leberl, “ Aerial Photo Building Classification by Stacking Appearance and Elevation Measurements”, in Part A of the proceedings of the ISPRS Commission VII, 2010.

Thuy T. Nguyen and Horst Bischof, “ A Hierarchical Pseudo-Conditional Random Field Model for Buildings Detection from Aerial Image”, Accepted as Full Paper (oral presentation) to The Intl Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Application (VISAPP'10), Angers, France, 2010.

B. D. Nguyen, Thuy T. Nguyen, “ Automatic Database Creation and Object's Model Learning ”, in Proc. of The 10th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI'08), PKAW workshop, Hanoi, Dec. 2008.

Thuy T. Nguyen, B. D. Nguyen and Horst Bischof, “An active boosting-based framework for real-time hand detection ”, in Proc. of The 8th IEEE International Conference on "Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG�08)" , Amsterdam, Sep. 2008. [PDF]

Thuy T. Nguyen, B. D. Nguyen and Horst Bischof, “Efficient boosting-based active learning for specific object detection problems ”, in Proc. of The 5th International Conference on "Computer Vision, Image and Signal Processing (CVISP 2008)", Praha, Jul. 2008.

B. D. Nguyen, Thuy T. Nguyen and Horst Bischof, “On-Line Boosting Learning for Hand Tracking and Recognition”, Proc. of The 2008 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV'08), Las Vegas, USA, Jul. 2008.

Thuy Thi Nguyen, Helmut Grabner, Barbara Gruber and Horst Bischof, “On-line boosting for car detection from aerial images ”, Proc. of The 5th IEEE International Conference on "Research, Innovation and Vision for the Future (RIVF'07)" , Hanoi, Mar. 2007 (Best paper Award). [PDF] 

Nguyen Thi Thuy and Nguyen Thi Hoang Lan, “New fast block matching motion estimation algorithm for digital video compression”, Proc. of The first National Symposium on "Fundamental and Applied Information-technology Research" (FAIR), Hanoi, Oct. 2003.

Nguyen Thi Thuy and Nguyen Thi Hoang Lan, “Analysis of fast block matching motion estimation algorithms for digital video compression”, Proc. of The first National Symposium of ICT- Research, development and application (ICT.rda), Hanoi, Feb. 2003

Nguyen Thi Thuy, “ Fast block matching algorithms for motion estimation for digital video compression”, Master thesis, Hanoi University of Technology, 2002.

Nguyen Hai Thanh, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Ngo Tuan Anh, “Data clustering with fuzzy theory’s application”, Proc. of The first National Conference of Applied Mathematics, National University Publishing House, Hanoi 2000.

Nguyen Hai Thanh, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Ngo Tuan Anh, “An approximate algorithm for fuzzy cluster analysis and its applications”, Proc. of MIF’99: The International symposium on Medical Informatics and Fuzzy technology, pp. 286-290, 26-29/1999.

Patent

Horst Bischof, Fr�st�ck Bernhard, Helmut Grabner, Thuy Thi Nguyen, Peter Roth and Martin Winter, �Optimierung der manuellen Beurteilung/Sichtung gro�er Datenmengen durch einen online-lernf�higen Prozess�, TU Graz Application. Pending.

Presentations/Talks

-  At FG'08, Amsterdam

-  At CVISP'08, Praha

-  At RIVF'07, Hanoi

- RIVF'10, Hanoi

- ICCET, Pakistan, 2013

-  Echo State Network

-  Gene regulation models and artificial life, pdf

-  Simulated Annealing Algorithm, pdf

Misc

I have attended:

-  CSML Workshop on "OPEN HOUSE on Multi-Task and Complex Outputs Learning", UCL, London, July 2006.

ICVSS 2007 - International Computer Vision Summer School, Sicily, Italy, July 2007

-  Wintergraph meeting, Tauplitz, Austria, April 2008

-  Workshop "Trends in Computer Vision", Praha 2009

-  Workshop "Woman in Machine Learning" (co-located with NIPS), Vancouver, Canada 2009

- ForestSAT, Oregon, USA, 2012.

 

Fields I went through

-  Genetic algorithm and evolutionary computing

-  Computation of neuron micro circuit

-  BioInformatics

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