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Publications

 


Books & Book Chapters

-          B. Premkumar and J. Cai, “Principles of wireless communications and data networks”, Prentice Hall, 2006.

-          D. Tan, J. Cai, H. R. Wu, R. L. Martin, D. Wu and C. White, “Digital image quality analysis Singapore DIQA-2004-01-01”, Epsilon Publishing, 2005.

-          C. W. Chen, Z. Sun, H. Li, J. Cai and L. Cao,  Image transmission over noisy channels: TCQ-Based coding schemes , Advances in Image Processing and Understanding: A Festschrift for Thomas S. Huang, A. Bovik, C. W. Chen and D. Goldgof, editors, World Scientific Publisher, Sept. 2001


Edited Books & Journal Special Issues

-          Elsevier Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI), Special issue on Network Technologies for Emerging Broadband Multimedia Services (Call for Paper), 2009.

-          F. Babich, D. R. Bull, J. Cai and A. Zakhor, Special Issue on Wireless Video, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing (JASP), 2007. (Call for Paper)

-          G. Shen and J. Cai, Special Issue on Multimedia Networking, Journal of Advances in Multimedia (AM), 2007. (Editorial)

-          T. J. Cham, J. Cai, C. Dorai, D. Rajan, T. S. Chua and L. T. Chia, “Advances in Multimedia Modeling”, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, LNCS 4351 & 4352, Springer Verlag, 2007.

-          R. Creutzburg, J. Takala and J. Cai, “Multimedia on mobile devices”, IS&T – SPIE, Vol. 6507, 2007.


Selected Journal Papers

  1. Y. Zhang, J. Wu, J. Cai, W. Lin, “Flexible image similarity computation using hyper-spatial matching”, accepted by IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP). [pdf]
  2. Q. Duan, J. Cai and J. Zheng, “Compressive environment matting”, accepted by The Visual Computer, 10.1007/s00371-014-1035-1.
  3. S. Xiong, J. Zhang, J. Zheng, J. Cai and L. Liu, “Robust surface reconstruction via dictionary learning”, ACM Trans. on Graphics (Proc. Siggraph Asia), accepted, 2014.
  4. J. Chen, L.-Y. Duan, F. Gao, J. Cai. A. C. Kot and T. Huang, “A low complexity interest point detector”, accepted by IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
  5. C. Chen, J. Cai, J. Zheng, T.-J. Cham and G. Shi, “Kinect depth recovery using a color-guided, region-adaptive, and depth-selective framework”, accepted by ACM Trans. on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST).
  6. W. Zhang, Y. Wen, J. Cai and D. Wu, “Towards transcoding as a service in multimedia cloud: energy-efficient job dispatching algorithm”, IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 2002-2012, June 2014.
  7. H. Lu, F. Lu, C. H. Foh and J. Cai, “LT-W: Improving LT Decoding with Wiedemann Solver”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 59, no. 12, pp. 7887-7897, Dec 2013. [pdf]
  8. H. Zhu, J. Zheng, J. Cai, and N. M. Thalmann, “Object-level image segmentation using low level cues”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 4019-4027, Oct. 2013. [pdf]
  9. T. Nguyen, J. Cai, J. Zheng and J. Li, “Interactive object segmentation from multi-view images”, Elsevier Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, vol. 24, no. 4, May 2013.[video][pdf][dataset]
  10. J. Zhang, J. Zheng, C. Wu and J. Cai, “Variational mesh decomposition”, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), vol. 31, no. 3, May 2012 (presented in SIGGRAPH 2012). [pdf]
  11. Nguyen, J. Cai, J. Zhang and J. Zheng, “Robust interactive image segmentation using convex active contours”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 21, no. 8, pp.3734-3743, Aug. 2012. [pdf]
  12. C. Deng, W. Lin and J. Cai, “Content-based image compression for arbitrary-resolution display devices”, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1127-1139, Aug. 2012. [pdf]
  13. M. Gao, C. H. Foh and J. Cai, “On the the selection of transmission range in underwater acoustic sensor networks”, Sensors, 12(4), 4715-4729; doi:10.3390/s120404715, 2012. [pdf]
  14. T. Guo, C. H. Foh, J. Cai, D. Niyato, E. W. M. Wong, “Performance evaluation of IPTV over wireless home networks”, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 1116-1126, Oct. 2011. [pdf]
  15. Q. Duan, J. Zheng, and J. Cai, “Flexible and accurate transparent-object matting and compositing using refractive vector field”, Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1812-1824, Sept. 2011. [pdf]
  16. J. Zhang, J. Zheng, J. Cai,Interactive Mesh Cutting Using Constrained Random Walks, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 357-367, March 2011. [pdf]     
  17. J. Zhang, C. Wu, J. Cai, J. Zheng and X. Tai, “Mesh snapping: robust interactive mesh cutting using fast geodesic curvature flow”, Computer Graphics Forum, (Proc. of Eurographics’10), 2010. [pdf]    
  18. W.Yang, J.Cai, J. Zheng, J. Luo, "User-friendly interactive image segmentation through unified combinatorial user inputs", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 2470-2479, Sept. 2010. [pdf] [software]
  19. W. Guan, J. Cai, J. Zhang and J. Zheng, “Progressive coding and illumination and view dependent transmission of 3D meshes using R-D optimization”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 575-586, Apr 2010. [pdf]
  20. W. Yang, J. Zheng, J. Cai, S. Rahardja, C. W. Chen, “Natural and seamless image composition with color control”, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 2584-2592, Nov. 2009. [pdf] [software]
  21. G. Zhai, W. Lin, J. Cai, X. Yang, and W. Zhang, “Efficient quadtree based block-shift filtering for deblocking and deringing”, Elsevier Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 595-607, Nov. 2009.
  22. G. Zhai, J. Cai, W. Lin, X. Yang, W. Zhang and M. Etoh, “Cross-dimensional Perceptual Quality Assessment for Low Bitrate Videos”, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1316-1324, Nov. 2008. [pdf]
  23. G. Zhai, J. Cai, W. Lin, X. Yang and W. Zhang, “Three  Dimensional  Scalable Video Adaptation via User-end Perceptual Quality Assessment”, IEEE Trans. on Broadcasting, special issue on Quality Issues in Multimedia Broadcasting, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 719-727, Sept. 2008. [pdf]
  24. W. Guan, J. Cai, J. Zheng and C. W. Chen, “Segmentation based View-Dependent 3D Graphics Model Transmission”, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, special issue on multimedia applications in mobile/wireless context, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 724-734, Aug 2008. [pdf]
  25. D. Gao, J. Cai and C. W. Chen, “Admission control based on rate-variance envelop for VBR traffic over IEEE 802.11e HCCA WLANs”, IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 1778-1788, May 2008. [pdf]
  26. D. Gao, J. Cai, C. H. Foh, C. T. Lau and K. N. Ngan, “Improving WLAN VoIP Capacity through Service Differentiation” IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 465-474, Jan. 2008. [pdf]
  27. C. H. Foh, Y. Zhang, Z. Ni, J. Cai and K. N. Ngan, “Optimized Cross-Layer Design for Scalable Video Transmission over the IEEE 802.11e Networks”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 1665-1678, Dec. 2007. [pdf]
  28. Y. Zhang, Z. Ni, C. H. Foh and J. Cai, “Retry Limit Based ULP for Scalable Video Transmission over the IEEE 802.11e WLANs”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 498-500, June 2007. [pdf]
  29. J. Wu, J. Cai and C. W. Chen, “Rate-Distortion Analysis of Leaky Prediction Based FGS Video for Constant Quality Constrained Rate Adaptation”, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, vol. 18/1, pp. 45-58, Feb. 2007. [pdf]
  30. H. Huang and J. Cai, “Adding Network-Layer Intelligence to Mobile Receivers for Solving Spurious TCP Timeout during Vertical Handoff,” IEEE Network, Nov./Dec. 2006. [pdf]
  31. D. Tao, J. Cai, H. Yi, D. Rajan, L. T. Chia and K. N. Ngan, “Dynamic Programming Based Reverse Frame Selection for VBR Video Delivery under Constrained Resources”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 16, no. 11, pp. 1362-1375, Nov. 2006. [pdf]
  32. W. Yang, Y. Lu, F. Wu, J. Cai, K. N. Ngan and S. Li, “4D Wavelet-based Multi-view Video Coding”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 16, no. 11, pp.1385-1396, Nov. 2006. [pdf]
  33. J. Cai, Z. He and C. W. Chen, “A novel frame-level bit allocation based on two-pass video encoding for low bit rate video streaming applications”, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, vol.17/4, pp. 783-798, 2006. [pdf]
  34. W. Yang, K. N. Ngan and J. Cai, “An MPEG-4 compatible stereoscopic/multiview video coding scheme”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 16, no. 2, Feb. 2006. [pdf]
  35. J. Cai, X. Li, and C. W. Chen, Layered unequal loss protection with pre-interleaving for fast progressive image transmission over packet-loss channels”, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (ACM TOMCCAP), Nov. 2005. [pdf]
  36. J. Cai, J. Wu, K. N. Ngan and Z. He, “Joint mode selection and unequal error protection for bitplane coded video transmission over wireless channels”, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, special issue on visual communications in ubiquitous era, vol. 16, no. 4-5, pp. 412-431, Aug.- Oct. 2005. [pdf]
  37. D. Gao and J. Cai, “Admission control with physical rate measurement for IEEE 802.11e controlled channel access”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 694-696, Aug. 2005. [pdf]
  38. D. Gao, J. Cai and K. N. Ngan, “Admission control in IEEE 802.11e wireless LANs”, IEEE Network, special issue on Wireless Local Area Networking: QoS provision & Resource Management, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 6-13, July/Aug. 2005. [pdf]
  39. J. Cai and C. W. Chen,  "Joint source-channel coding of GGD sources with allpass filtering source reshaping”, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, vol.16, no.1, pp. 19-37, Feb. 2005. [pdf]
  40. Vetro, J. Cai and C. W. Chen, "Rate-reduction transcoding design for wireless video streaming", Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol.2, no.6, pp.549-552, Sept. 2002. [pdf]
  41. Z. He, J. Cai and C. W. Chen, "Joint source channel rate-distortion analysis for adaptive mode selection and rate control in wireless video coding", IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, special issue on wireless video, vol.12, no.6, pp.511-523, June 2002. [pdf]
  42. J. Cai and C. W. Chen,  "Uniform threshold TCQ with block classification for image transmission over noisy channels ", IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol.11, no.1, pp.105-110, Jan. 2001.
  43. J. Cai and C. W. Chen, "Robust joint source-channel coding for image transmission over wireless channels ", IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol.10, no.6, pp.962-966, Sept. 2000.

  1. F. Meng, J. Cai, and H. Li, “On multiple image group cosegmentation”, ACCV 2014 (oral). [pdf] (Best Student Paper Honorable Mention Award)
  2. C. Chen, H. X. Pham, V. Pavlovic, J. Cai and G. Shi, “Depth recovery with face priors”, ACCV 2014 (oral). [pdf]
  3. A. Wang, J. Lu, G. Wang, J. Cai and T.-J. Cham, ”Multi-modal unsupervised feature learning for RGB-D scene labeling”, ECCV 2014. [pdf]
  4. A. Wang, J. Lu, J. Cai, G. Wang and T.-J. Cham, “Estimating spatial layout of rooms from RGB-D videos”, IEEE MMSP, 2014. (Top 10% Paper Award)
  5. H. Zhu, J. Lu, J. Cai, J. Zheng and N. Thalmann, “Poselet-based multiple human identification and cosegmentation,” IEEE ICIP 2014. (Top 10% Paper Award)
  6. K. R. Jerripothula, J. Cai, F. Meng, J. Yuan, “Automatic image co-segmentation using geometric mean saliency,” IEEE ICIP 2014. (Top 10% Paper Award)
  7. T. Deng, J.-C. Bazin, T. Martin, C. Kuster, J. Cai, T. Popa and M. Gross, “Registration of multiple RGBD cameras via local rigid transformations,” IEEE ICME 2014.
  8. D. Xu, Q. Duan, J. Zheng, J. Zhang, J. Cai and T. J. Cham, “Recovering surface details under general unknown illumination using shading and coarse multi-view stereo,” CVPR 2014. [pdf]
  9. Y. Zhang, J. Wu and J. Cai, “Compact representation for image classification: to choose or to compress?” CVPR 2014. [pdf]
  10. H. Zhu, J. Lu, J. Cai, J. Zheng and N. Thalmann, “Multiple foreground recognition and cosegmentation: an object-oriented CRF model with robust higher-order potentials”, WACV 2014. [pdf]
  11. T. Deng, H. Li, J. Cai, T. J. Cham, H. Fuchs, “Kinect Shadow Detection and Classification”, ICCV’13 Big Data in 3D Computer Vision Workshop, 2013.
  12. C. Chen, J. Cai, J. Zheng, T.-J. Cham and G. Shi, “A color-guided, region-adaptive and depth-selective unified framework for Kinect depth recovery”, IEEE MMSP, 2013.
  13. H. Li, J. Cai, A. Nguyen and J. Zheng, “A benchmark for semantic image segmentation”, IEEE ICME 2013 [pdf].
  14. M. Zhao, F. Tan, P. Fu, C. K. Tang, J. Cai and T. J. Cham, “High-quality kinect data filtering for 3D telepresence”, IEEE ICME 2013.
  15. H. Zhu, J. Cai, J. Zheng, J. Wu and N. Thalmann, “Salient Object Cutout Using Google Images”, IEEE ISCAS 2013. [pdf]
  16. C. Chen, J. Cai, W. Lin and G. Shi, “Surveillance video coding via low-rank and sparse decomposition”, ACM Multimedia (short paper), 2012.
  17. H. Lu, C. H. Foh, Y. Wen and J. Cai, “Optimizing Content Retrieval Delay for LT-based Distributed Cloud Storage Systems”, IEEE GLOBECOM 2012.
  18. J. Qureshi, C. H. Foh and J. Cai, “'Optimal solution for the index coding problem using network coding over GF(2)”, IEEE SECON 2012.
  19. M. Yang, Y. Wen, J. Cai and C. H. Foh, “Energy minimization via dynamic voltage scaling for real-time video encoding on mobile devices”, IEEE ICC 2012.
  20. A. Nguyen, J. Cai, J. Zhang and J. Zheng, “Constrained active contours for boundary refinement in interactive image segmentation”, IEEE ISCAS 2012.
  21. T. Guo, J. Cai and C. H. Foh, “Scalable video adaptation in wireless home networks with a mixture of IPTV and VoD users”, IEEE GLOBECOM 2011.
  22. Q. Duan, J. Cai, J. Zheng and W. Lin, “Fast environment matting extraction using compressive sensing”, IEEE ICME 2011.
  23. J. Qureshi, J. Cai and C. H. Foh, “Cooperative Retransmissions Through Collisions”, IEEE ICC 2011.
  24. C. Deng, W. Lin, J. Cai, “Content-based Image Compression for Arbitrary-resolution Display Devices”, IEEE ICC 2011.
  25. W. Yang, J. Cai and J. Zheng, “Solving The Out-of-Gamut Problem in Image Composition”, IEEE ICIP 2010.
  26. V. Nghiem, J. Cai and J. Zheng, “Rate-distortion Optimized Progressive 3D Reconstruction from Multi-view Image”, Pacific Graphics 2010.
  27. J. Zhang, J. Zheng and J. Cai,A diffusion approach to seeded image segmentation, IEEE CVPR, 2010. [pdf]
  28. C. H. Foh, J. Cai, and J. Qureshi, "Collision codes: decoding superimposed BPSK modulated wireless transmissions," IEEE CCNC’10, January 2010.
  29. Q. Duan, J. Cai and J. Zheng, “Vector field fitting for real-time environment matting of transparent objects”, IEEE ICIP, 2009.
  30. W. Yang, J. Zheng and J. Cai, “Gamut fitting for image composition applications”, IEEE ICIP, 2009.
  31. A. Nguyen, W. Yang and J. Cai, “Seam carving extension: a compression perspective”, ACM Multimedia (short paper), 2009.
  32. J. Qureshi, C. H. Foh, and J. Cai, "An efficient network coding based retransmission algorithm for wireless multicast," Proc. IEEE PIMRC 2009, September 2009.
  33. F. Lu, C. H. Foh, J. Cai and L. T. Chia, “LT codes decoding: design and analysis”, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), 2009.
  34. J. Zhang, J. Cai, W. Guan, J. Zheng and S. Rahardja, “Re-examination of applying wavelet based progressive image coder for 3D semi-regular mesh compression”, IEEE ICME, 2008.
  35. G. Zhai, J. Cai, W. Lin, X. Yang and W. Zhang, “Image error-concealment via block-based bilateral filtering”, IEEE ICME, 2008.
  36. T. Guo, J. Cai, C. H. Foh and Y. Zhang, “Improving Videophone Transmission over Multi-rate IEEE 802.11e Networks”, IEEE ICC 2008, Beijing.
  37. Y. Zhang, C. H. Foh and J. Cai, “An On-off Queue Control Mechanism for Scalable Video Streaming over the IEEE 802.11e WLAN”, IEEE ICC 2008, Beijing.
  38. G. Zhai, W. Lin, J. Cai, X. Yang and W. Zhang, “Cross-dimensional  Quality Assessment for Low Bitrate Video”, IEEE ISCAS 2008, Seattle, USA.
  39. W. Guan, J. Cai, J. Zheng and C. W. Chen, “View-based 3D model transmission via mesh segmentation”, IEEE ICME 2007, Beijing.
  40. X. Li and J. Cai, “Robust Transmission of JPEG2000 Encoded Images over Packet Loss Channels”, IEEE ICME 2007, Beijing.
  41. D. Tao and J. Cai, “Optimal Frame Selection with Adaptive Playout for Delivering Stored Video under Constrained Resources”, IEEE ICME 2007, Beijing.
  42. C. H. Foh, J. W. Tantra, J. Cai, C. T. Lau, C. P. Fu, ''Modeling Hop Length Distributions for Reactive Routing Protocols in One Dimensional MANETs,'' IEEE ICC 2007.
  43. C. H. Foh, Y. Zhang, Z. Ni, J. Cai, ''Scalable Video Transmission over the IEEE 802.11e Networks Using Cross-Layer Rate Control,'' IEEE ICC 2007.
  44. J. Wu and J. Cai, “Rate-smoothed encoding for real-time video streaming applications”, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2007
  45. D. Gao, J. Cai and C. W. Chen, ''Admission Control with Traffic Shaping for Variable Bit Rate Traffic in IEEE 802.11e WLANs,'' IEEE GLOBECOM, 2006, USA.
  46. D. Gao, J. Cai and C. W. Chen, ''Capacity Analysis of Supporting VoIP in IEEE 802.11e EDCA WLANs,'' IEEE GLOBECOM, 2006
  47. D. Tao and J. Cai, “A Novel Reverse Frame Selection Scheme for Video Streaming over VBR Channels”, IEEE ICME 2006, Toronto.
  48. Z. Ni and J. Cai, “Constant Quality Aimed Bit Allocation For 3D Wavelet Based Video Coding”, IEEE ICME 2006, Toronto.
  49. D. Tao and J. Cai, “VBR Video Delivery under Constrained Resources Using Motion-Aware Optimal Frame Selection”, IEEE ISCAS 2006, Greece.