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Crowdsourced Quality Assessment of Enhanced Underwater Images-A Pilot Study (2022)
Conference Proceeding
LIN, H., MEN, H., YAN, Y., REN, J. and SAUPE, D. 2022. Crowdsourced quality assessment of enhanced underwater images: a pilot study. In Proceedings of 14th International conference on quality of multimedia experience 2022 (QoMEX 2022), 5-7 September 2022, Lippstadt, Germany. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article 9900904. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/QoMEX55416.2022.9900904

Underwater image enhancement (UIE) is essential for a high-quality underwater optical imaging system. While a number of UIE algorithms have been proposed in recent years, there is little study on image quality assessment (IQA) of enhanced underwater... Read More about Crowdsourced Quality Assessment of Enhanced Underwater Images-A Pilot Study.

TransSLC: skin lesion classification in dermatoscopic images using transformers. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
SARKER, M.M.K., MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., REN, J. and ELYAN, E. 2022. TransSLC: skin lesion classification in dermatoscopic images using transformers. In Yang, G., Aviles-Rivero, A., Roberts, M. and Schönlieb, C.-B. (eds.) Medical image understanding and analysis: proceedings of 26th Medical image understanding and analysis 2022 (MIUA 2022), 27-29 July 2022, Cambridge, UK. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 13413. Cham: Springer [online], pages 651-660. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-12053-4_48

Early diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer can reduce patients' fatality rates significantly. In the area of computer-aided diagnosis (CAD), the Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) has been widely used for image classification, segmentation, and rec... Read More about TransSLC: skin lesion classification in dermatoscopic images using transformers..

Estimation of chlorophyll concentration for environment monitoring in Scottish marine water. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
YAN, Y., ZHANG, Y., REN, J., HADJAL, M., MCKEE, D., KAO, F.-J., and DURRANI, T. 2022. Estimation of chlorophyll concentration for environment monitoring in Scottish marine water. In Liang, Q., Wang, W., Liu, X., Na, Z. and Zhang, B. (eds.) Communications, signal processing and systems: proceedings of the 10th International conference on Communications, signal processing and systems 2021 (CSPS 2021), 21-22 August 2021, Baishishan, China. Lecture notes in electrical engineering, 878. Singapore: Springer [online], 1, pages 582-587. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0390-8_71

Marine Scotland is tasked with reporting on the environmental status of Scottish marine waters, an enormous area of water extending from the shoreline to deep oceanic waters. As one of the most important variables, chlorophyll concentration (Chl) pla... Read More about Estimation of chlorophyll concentration for environment monitoring in Scottish marine water..

Superpixel based sea ice segmentation with high-resolution optical images: analysis and evaluation. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
CHEN, S., YAN, Y., REN, J., HWANG, B., MARSHALL, S. and DARRANI, T. 2022. Superpixel based sea ice segmentation with high-resolution optical images: analysis and evaluation. In Liang, Q., Wang, W., Liu, X., Na, Z. and Zhang, B. (eds.) Communications, signal processing and systems: proceedings of the 10th International conference on Communications, signal processing and systems 2021 (CSPS 2021), 21-22 August 2021, Baishishan, China. Lecture notes in electrical engineering, 878. Singapore: Springer [online], 1, pages 1004-1012. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0390-8_126

By grouping pixels with visual coherence, superpixel algorithms provide an alternative representation of regular pixel grid for precise and efficient image segmentation. In this paper, a multi-stage model is used for sea ice segmentation from the hig... Read More about Superpixel based sea ice segmentation with high-resolution optical images: analysis and evaluation..

VIP-STB farm: scale-up village to county/province level to support science and technology at backyard (STB) program. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
YAN, Y., ZHAO, S., FANG, Y., LIU, Y., CHEN, Z. and REN, J. 2020. VIP-STB farm: scale-up village to county/province level to support science and technology at backyard (STB) program. In Ren, J., Hussain, A., Zhao, H., Huang, K., Zheng, J., Cai, J., Chen, R. and Xiao, Y. (eds.). 2020. Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of the 10th Brain inspired cognitive systems (BCIS) international conference 2019 (BCIS 2019), 13-14 July 2019, Guangzhou, China. Lecture notes in computer science, 11691. Cham: Springer [online], pages 283-292. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-39431-8_27

In this paper, we introduce a new concept in VIP-STB, a funded project through Agri-Tech in China: Newton Network+ (ATCNN), in developing feasible solutions towards scaling-up STB from village level to upper level via some generic models and systems.... Read More about VIP-STB farm: scale-up village to county/province level to support science and technology at backyard (STB) program..

Deep Learning Based Single Image Super-Resolution: A Survey (2018)
Conference Proceeding
HA, V.K., REN, J., XU, X., ZHAO, S. XIE, G. and VARGAS, V.M. 2018. Deep learning based single image super-resolution: a survey. In Ren, J., Hussain, A., Zheng, J., Liu, C.-L., Luo, B., Zhao, H. and Zhao, X. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of 9th International conference brain inspired cognitive systems 2018 (BICS 2018), 7-8 July 2018, Xi'an, China. Lecture notes in computer sciences, 10989. Cham: Springer [online], pages 106-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00563-4_11

Image super-resolution is a process of obtaining one or more high-resolution image from single or multiple samples of low-resolution images. Due to its wide applications, a number of different techniques have been developed recently, including interp... Read More about Deep Learning Based Single Image Super-Resolution: A Survey.

Making industrial robots smarter with adaptive reasoning and autonomous thinking for real-time tasks in dynamic environments: a case study. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZABALZA, J., FEI, Z., WONG, C., YAN, Y., MINEO, C., YANG, E., RODDEN, T., MEHNEN, J., PHAM, Q.-C. and REN, J. 2018. Making industrial robots smarter with adaptive reasoning and autonomous thinking for real-time tasks in dynamic environments: a case study. In Ren, J., Hussain, A., Zheng, J., Liu, C.-L., Lou, B., Zhao, H. and Zhao, X. (eds.) Advances in brain inspired cognitive systems: proceedings of 9th International conference on Brain inspired cognitive system 2018 (BICS2018), 7-8 July 2018, Xi'an, China. Lecture notes in computer science, 10989. Cham: Springer [online], pages 790-800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00563-4_77

In order to extend the abilities of current robots in industrial applications towards more autonomous and flexible manufacturing, this work presents an integrated system comprising real-time sensing, path-planning and control of industrial robots to... Read More about Making industrial robots smarter with adaptive reasoning and autonomous thinking for real-time tasks in dynamic environments: a case study..