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SSA-LHCD: a singular spectrum analysis-driven lightweight network with 2-D self-attention for hyperspectral change detection. (2024)
Journal Article
LI, Y., REN, J., YAN, Y., SUN, G. and MA, P. 2024. SSA-LHCD: a singular spectrum analysis-driven lightweight network with 2-D self-attention for hyperspectral change detection. Remote sensing [online], 16(3), article number 2353. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs16132353

As an emerging research hotspot in contemporary remote sensing, hyperspectral change detection (HCD) has attracted increasing attention in remote sensing Earth observation, covering land mapping changes and anomaly detection. This is primarily attrib... Read More about SSA-LHCD: a singular spectrum analysis-driven lightweight network with 2-D self-attention for hyperspectral change detection..

Prompting-to-distill semantic knowledge for few-shot learning. (2024)
Journal Article
JI, H., GAO, Z., REN, J., WANG, X.-A., GAO, T., SUN, W. and MA, P. 2024. Prompting-to-distill semantic knowledge for few-shot learning. IEEE geoscience and remote sensing letters [online], 21, article 6011605. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/lgrs.2024.3414505

Recognizing visual patterns in low-data regime necessitates deep neural networks to glean generalized representations from limited training samples. In this paper, we propose a novel few-shot classification method, namely ProDFSL, leveraging multi-mo... Read More about Prompting-to-distill semantic knowledge for few-shot learning..

ABBD: accumulated band-wise binary distancing for unsupervised parameter-free hyperspectral change detection. (2024)
Journal Article
LI, Y., REN, J., YAN, Y., MA, P., ASSAAD, M. and GAO, Z. 2024. ABBD: accumulated band-wise binary distancing for unsupervised parameter-free hyperspectral change detection. IEEE journal of selected topics in applied earth observations and remote sensing [online], 17, pages 9880-9893. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2024.3407212

As a fundamental task in remote sensing earth observation, hyperspectral change detection (HCD) aims to identify the changed pixels in bi-temporal hyperspectral images (HSIs). However, the water-absorption effect, poor weather conditions, noise and i... Read More about ABBD: accumulated band-wise binary distancing for unsupervised parameter-free hyperspectral change detection..

MLM-LSTM: multi-layer memory learning framework based on LSTM for hyperspectral change detection. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
LI, Y., YAN, Y. and REN, C., LIU, Q. and SUN, H. 2024. MLM-LSTM: multi-layer memory learning framework based on LSTM for hyperspectral change detection. In: Ren, J., Hussain, A., Liao, I.Y. et al. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of the 13th Brain-inspired cognitive systems 2023 (BICS 2023), 5-6 August 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 14374. Cham: Springer [online], pages 51-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-97-1417-9_5.

Hyperspectral change detection plays a critical role in remote sensing by leveraging spectral and spatial information for accurate land cover variation identification. Long short-term memory (LSTM) has demonstrated its effectiveness in capturing depe... Read More about MLM-LSTM: multi-layer memory learning framework based on LSTM for hyperspectral change detection..

Underwater object detection for smooth and autonomous operations of naval missions: a pilot Dataset. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
YAN, Y., LI, Y., LIN, H., SARKER, M.M.K., REN, J. and MCCALL, J. 2024. Underwater object detection for smooth and autonomous operations of naval missions: a pilot dataset. In: Ren, J., Hussain, A., Liao, I.Y. et al. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of the 13th Brain-inspired cognitive systems 2023 (BICS 2023), 5-6 August 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 14374. Cham: Springer [online], pages 113-122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-97-1417-9_11

Underwater object detection is essential for ensuring autonomous naval operations. However, this task is challenging due to the complexities of underwater environments that often degrade image quality, thereby hampering the performance of detection a... Read More about Underwater object detection for smooth and autonomous operations of naval missions: a pilot Dataset..

Image enhancement for UAV visual SLAM applications: analysis and evaluation. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
TIAN, Y., YUE, H. and REN, J. 2024. Image enhancement for UAV visual SLAM applications: analysis and evaluation. In: Ren, J., Hussain, A., Liao, I.Y. et al. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of the 13th Brain-inspired cognitive systems 2023 (BICS 2023), 5-6 August 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 14374. Cham: Springer [online], pages 51-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-97-1417-9_20.

Although simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) has been widely applied in a wide range of robotics and navigation applications, its applicability is severely affected by the quality of the acquired images, especially for those in unmanned aeri... Read More about Image enhancement for UAV visual SLAM applications: analysis and evaluation..

HRMOT: two-step association based multi-object tracking in satellite videos enhanced by high-resolution feature fusion. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
WU, Y., ZHANG, X., LIU, Q., XUE, D., SUN, H. and REN, J. 2024. HRMOT: two-step association based multi-object tracking in satellite videos enhanced by high-resolution feature fusion. In: Ren, J., Hussain, A., Liao, I.Y. et al. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of the 13th Brain-inspired cognitive systems 2023 (BICS 2023), 5-6 August 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 14374. Cham: Springer [online], pages 251-263. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-97-1417-9_24

Multi-object tracking in satellite videos (SV-MOT) is one of the most challenging tasks in remote sensing, its difficulty mainly comes from the low spatial resolution, small target and extremely complex background. The widely studied multi-object tra... Read More about HRMOT: two-step association based multi-object tracking in satellite videos enhanced by high-resolution feature fusion..

Nondestructive quantitative measurement for precision quality control in additive manufacturing using hyperspectral imagery and machine learning. (2024)
Journal Article
YAN, Y., REN, J., SUN, H. and WILLIAMS, R. 2024. Nondestructive quantitative measurement for precision quality control in additive manufacturing using hyperspectral imagery and machine learning. IEEE transactions on industrial informatics [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TII.2024.3384609

Measuring the purity of the metal powder is essential to maintain the quality of additive manufacturing products. Contamination is a significant concern, leading to cracks and malfunctions in the final products. Conventional assessment methods focus... Read More about Nondestructive quantitative measurement for precision quality control in additive manufacturing using hyperspectral imagery and machine learning..

DICAM: deep inception and channel-wise attention modules for underwater image enhancement. (2024)
Journal Article
FARHADI TOLIE, H., REN, J. and ELYAN, E. 2024. DICAM: deep inception and channel-wise attention modules for underwater image enhancement. Neurocomputing [online], 584, article number 127585. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2024.127585

In underwater environments, imaging devices suffer from water turbidity, attenuation of lights, scattering, and particles, leading to low quality, poor contrast, and biased color images. This has led to great challenges for underwater condition monit... Read More about DICAM: deep inception and channel-wise attention modules for underwater image enhancement..

Detection-driven exposure-correction network for nighttime drone-view object detection. (2024)
Journal Article
XI, Y., JIA, W., MIAO, Q., FENG, J., REN, J. and LUO, H. 2024. Detection-driven exposure-correction network for nighttime drone-view object detection. IEEE transactions on geoscience and remote sensing [online], 62, article number 5605014. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2024.3351134

Drone-view object detection (DroneDet) models typically suffer a significant performance drop when applied to nighttime scenes. Existing solutions attempt to employ an exposure-adjustment module to reveal objects hidden in dark regions before detecti... Read More about Detection-driven exposure-correction network for nighttime drone-view object detection..

Hyperspectral imagery quality assessment and band reconstruction using the Prophet model. (2024)
Journal Article
MA, P., REN, J., GAO, Z., LI, Y. and CHEN, R. [2024]. Hyperspectral imagery quality assessment and band reconstruction using the Prophet model. CAAI transactions on intelligence technology [online], (accepted).

In Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI), the detrimental influence of noise and distortions on data quality is profound, which has severely affected the following-on analytics and decision-making such as land mapping. This study presents an innovative framewo... Read More about Hyperspectral imagery quality assessment and band reconstruction using the Prophet model..

Feature aggregation and region-aware learning for detection of splicing forgery. (2024)
Journal Article
XU, Y., ZHENG, J., REN, J. and FANG, A. 2024. Feature aggregation and region-aware learning for detection of splicing forgery. IEEE signal processing letters [online], 31, pages 696-700. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/LSP.2023.3348689

Detection of image splicing forgery become an increasingly difficult task due to the scale variations of the forged areas and the covered traces of manipulation from post-processing techniques. Most existing methods fail to jointly multi-scale local... Read More about Feature aggregation and region-aware learning for detection of splicing forgery..

Seismic events extraction method based on the B-COSFIRE filter combined with the differential evolution algorithm. (2023)
Journal Article
ZHAO, J., LI, Y., LEI, H., REN, J., ZHANG, F. and SHEN, H. 2023. Seismic events extraction method based on the B-COSFIRE filter combined with the differential evolution algorithm. ACTA geophysica [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11600-023-01222-1

Based on an analysis of the information processing mechanism in the primary visual cortex of biological vision, this study proposes an integration method of bar-combination of shifted filter responses (B-COSFIRE) filter with the differential evolutio... Read More about Seismic events extraction method based on the B-COSFIRE filter combined with the differential evolution algorithm..

Automatic geolocation and measuring of offshore energy infrastructure with multimodal satellite data. (2023)
Journal Article
MA, P., MACDONALD, M., ROUSE, S. and REN, J. 2023. Automatic geolocation and measuring of offshore energy infrastructure with multimodal satellite data. IEEE journal of oceanic engineering [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/joe.2023.3319741

With the increasing trend of energy transition to low-carbon economies, the rate of offshore structure installation and removal will rapidly accelerate through offshore renewable energy development and oil and gas decommissioning. Knowledge of the lo... Read More about Automatic geolocation and measuring of offshore energy infrastructure with multimodal satellite data..

PWDformer: deformable transformer for long-term series forecasting. (2023)
Journal Article
WANG, Z., RAN, H., REN, J. and SUN, M. 2024. PWDformer: deformable transformer for long-term series forecasting. Pattern recognition [online], 147, article number 110118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2023.110118

Long-term forecasting is of paramount importance in numerous scenarios, including predicting future energy, water, and food consumption. For instance, extreme weather events and natural disasters can profoundly impact infrastructure operations and po... Read More about PWDformer: deformable transformer for long-term series forecasting..

Siamese residual neural network for musical shape evaluation in piano performance assessment. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
LI, X., WEISS, S., YAN, Y., LI, Y., REN, J., SORAGHAN, J. and GONG, M. 2023. Siamese residual neural network for musical shape evaluation in piano performance assessment. In Proceedings of the 31st European signal processing conference 2023 (EUSIPCO 2023), 4-8 September 2023, Helsinki, Finland. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 216-220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.23919/EUSIPCO58844.2023.10289901

Understanding and identifying musical shape plays an important role in music education and performance assessment. To simplify the otherwise time- and cost-intensive musical shape evaluation, in this paper we explore how artificial intelligence (AI)... Read More about Siamese residual neural network for musical shape evaluation in piano performance assessment..

Early detection of citrus anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides using hyperspectral imaging. (2023)
Journal Article
TANG, Y., YANG, J., ZHUANG, J., HOU, C., MIAO, A., REN, J., HUANG, H., TAN, Z. and PALIWAL, J. 2023. Early detection of citrus anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides using hyperspecral imaging. Computers and electronics in agriculture [online], 214, article number 108348. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2023.108348

Citrus fruit are susceptible to Colletotrichum gloeosporioides infestation during postharvest and shelf storage. Early and accurate detection of citrus anthracnose is conducive for carrying out targeted pesticide control and mitigating the potential... Read More about Early detection of citrus anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides using hyperspectral imaging..

Hyperspectral imaging based corrosion detection in nuclear packages. (2023)
Journal Article
ZABALZA, J., MURRAY, P., BENNETT, S., CAMPBELL, A.J., MARSHALL, S., REN, J., YAN, Y., BERNARD, R., HEPWORTH, S., MALONE, S., COCKBAIN, N., OFFIN, D. and HOLLIDAY, C. 2023. Hyperspectral imaging based corrosion detection in nuclear packages. IEEE sensors journal [online], 23(21), pages 25607-25617. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/jsen.2023.3312938

In the Sellafield nuclear site, intermediate level waste and special nuclear material is stored above ground in stainless steel packages or containers, with thousands expected to be stored for several decades before permanent disposal in a geological... Read More about Hyperspectral imaging based corrosion detection in nuclear packages..

Effective detection of seismic events by non-classical receptive field visual cognitive modelling. (2023)
Journal Article
ZHAO, J., LEI, HAOJIE, LI, YANG, REN, J., SUN, G., ZHAO, H., SHEN, H. and WANG, D. 2023. Effective detection of seismic events by non-classical receptive field visual cognitive modelling. Journal of seismic exploration [online], 32(4), pages 385-406. Available from: http://www.geophysical-press.com/online/Vol32-4_art6.pdf

The detection and up-picking of the seismic events are critical for seismic data analysis and interpretation. Events picking can be used for sequence stratigraphic analysis, reservoir feature extraction, the determining of the subsequent reflection i... Read More about Effective detection of seismic events by non-classical receptive field visual cognitive modelling..

Three-dimensional singular spectrum analysis for precise land cover classification from UAV-borne hyperspectral benchmark datasets. (2023)
Journal Article
FU, H., SUN, G., ZHANG, L., ZHANG, A., REN, J., JIA, X. and LI, F. 2023. Three-dimensional singular spectrum analysis for precise land cover classification from UAV-borne hyperspectral benchmark datasets. ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing [online], 203, pages 115-134. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2023.07.013

The precise classification of land covers with hyperspectral imagery (HSI) is a major research-focused topic in remote sensing, especially using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems as the abundant data sources have brought severe intra-class spectr... Read More about Three-dimensional singular spectrum analysis for precise land cover classification from UAV-borne hyperspectral benchmark datasets..