About Me

Hao Liu, Ph.D, Associate Professor

School of Information Engineering, Ningxia University(NXU)

Research on computer vision and machine learning, particularly facial analysis, video analysis, deep learning, metric learning and reinforcement learning.

Ph.D supervised by Prof.Jie Zhou and Prof.Jiwen Lu.

Master supervised by Prof.Qingming Huang.

Contact Email: liuhao [at] nxu.edu.cn

Google Scholar Citation | Github

Education

Sep. 2014 - Jan. 2018, Ph.D Degree of Control Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

Sep. 2011 - Jul. 2014, Engineering Master Degree of Computer Technology, University of Chinese Academic of Sciences

Jul. 2007 - Sep. 2011, Bachelor Degree of Software Engineering, Sichuan University

Updates and News


  • [2019/08/11] One paper on face alignment is accepted to IscIDE 2019 and recommended to Springer TCVJ.
  • [2019/07/08] I am honored as the Outstanding Ph.D Thesis of CAAI in China, 2019.
  • [2019/05/01] Two papers on face alignment are accepted to IEEE ICIP 2019.
  • [2019/04/24] One paper on face alignment is accepted to IEEE ICME Workshop 2019.
  • [2019/03/11] One paper on facial age estimation is accepted to IEEE ICME 2019, Oral [News].
  • [2018/08/20] I give a tutorial on IEEE ICPR 2018: Deep Metric Learning for Pattern Recognition.
  • [2018/05/15] I give a tutorial on IEEE FG 2018: Representation Learning for Face Alignment and Recognition.
  • [2018/12/02] One paper on face alignment is accepted to IEEE T-PAMI [News].

Journal Papers

(* indicates Corresponding Author)
Learning Reasoning-Decision Networks for Robust Face Alignment

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Minghao Guo, Suping Wu and Jie Zhou.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (T-PAMI), accepted. (Regular Paper)
[Paper] [Code]
Two-Stream Transformer Networks for Video-based Face Alignment

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Jianjiang Feng and Jie Zhou.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (T-PAMI) , 40(11): 2546-2554, 2018. (Regular Paper)

[Paper]
Learning Deep Sharable and Structural Detectors for Face Alignment

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Jianjiang Feng and Jie Zhou.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (T-IP) , 26(4): 1666-1678, 2017. (Regular Paper)

[Paper]
Ordinal Deep Learning for Facial Age Estimation

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Jianjiang Feng and Jie Zhou.
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (T-CSVT), 29(2): 486-501, 2019. (Regular Paper)

[Paper]
Label-Sensitive Deep Metric Learning for Facial Age Estimation

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Jianjiang Feng and Jie Zhou.
IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS), 13(2): 292-305, 2018. (Regular Paper)

[Paper]
Group-Aware Deep Feature Learning for Facial Age Estimation

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Jianjiang Feng and Jie Zhou.
Pattern Recognition (PR), 66: 82-94, 2017. (Regular Paper)

[Paper]
Set-Label Modeling and Deep Metric Learning on Person Re-Identification

Hao Liu, Bingpeng Ma, Lei Qin*, Junbiao Pang, Chunjie Chen and Qingming Huang.
Neurocomputing, 151: 1283-1292, 2015.

[Paper]

Conference Papers

(* indicates Submitting Author)
Similarity-Aware Deep Adversarial Learning for Facial Age Estimation

Penghui Sun, Hao Liu*, Xing Wang, Zhenhua Yu and Suping Wu.
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2019), accepted to Oral Presentation. (Regular Paper)
[Paper][Oral Slides]
Learning Deformable Hourglass Networks (DHGN) for Unconstrained Face Alignment

Jiaqiang Zhang#, Congcong Zhu#, Suping Wu, Zhenhua Yu, Xuehong Sun and Hao Liu*.
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2019), accepted to the Main Conference.
[Paper]
Dual-Cycle Deep Reinforcement Learning for Stabling Face Tracking

Congcong Zhu, Zhenhua Yu, Suping Wu and Hao Liu*.
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2019), accepted to Workshop on Information Theory and Multimedia.
[Paper]
Multi-Agent Deep Collaboration Learning for Face Alignment Under Different Perspectives

Congcong Zhu, Suping Wu*, Zhenhua Yu, Xing Wang and Hao Liu*.
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2019), accepted for oral presentation in the Special Session.
[Paper]
Ordinal Deep Feature Learning for Facial Age Estimation

Hao Liu, Jiwen Lu*, Jianjiang Feng and Jie Zhou.
IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2017), 157-164. (Regular Paper)

[Paper]
Set-based Classification for Person Re-Identification Utilizing Mutual-information

Hao Liu, Lei Qin*, Zhongwei Cheng and Qingming Huang.
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2013), 3078-3082.

[Paper]

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis of CAAI, 2019
  • Excellent Undergraduate Student of Tsinghua University, 2018
  • Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis of Tsinghua University, 2018
  • National Scholarship of Tsinghua University, 2017

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Access, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, Pattern Recognition, 2016-.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2017-.
  • Reviewer, AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2018-.
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2017-.
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