Xin (Cindy) Zhang
time: 2017-05-10

Xin (Cindy) Zhang


#416 Yifu Science Building

South China University of Technology

318 Wushan Rd., Guangzhou, Guangdong

Work Experience and Education

ØSouth China University   of Technology

Associated Professor

September 2011 till now

ØOklahoma State   University (OSU), Stillwater, US

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

May 2011

ØOklahoma State   University (OSU), Stillwater, US
   Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

August 2005

ØNorthwestern   Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’an, China

July 2003

Research Interest

·Intelligent human computer interaction

·Vision based human motion analysis

·Vision based target tracking

·Machine learning and pattern recognition

·Signal and image processing, medical image analysis

Research Projects (PI)

1.Guangdong Province Research Foundation Development Funds, “Intelligent   hand gesture interaction and its applications on smart home equipment”, 2016. 9-   2017.9

2.National Science Foundation China (NSFC) Youth Fund, “Probabilistic   Gaussian Process based human motion and shape analysis by dual sensors”, 2013. 1-   2015.12

3.Fundamental research projects funded by Ministry of Education, “Probabilistic   subspace based human motion analysis.” 2012. 1-   2013.12

4.2012 Central China University Research Project, “Manifold based human   motion analysis by dual sensors”, 2012.   1- 2013.12

5.2015 Central China University Major Research Project, “3D hand and   finger tracking and motion analysis using depth sensor”, 2015. 1-   2016.12

6.Australia Seed Project with UNSW, “Object Segmentation with   Motion Clues using RGB-D Data”, 2014. 6-   2015.6

Research Projects (Co-PI)

1.Microsoft Research of Asia Collaboration Project, “An Egocentric Vision Based Finger Tracking and Interaction System, 2015. 12-2016.12

2.Microsoft Research of Asia Collaboration Project, “See, Select, Save and     More—A finger-based camera-glass interaction system”, 2014. 12-2015.12

3.Microsoft Research of Asia Collaboration Project, “Virtual Character     Recognition Using Kinect”, 2011. 12-2012.12



Selected Published Papers

Book Chapters

·G. Fan and X. Zhang, “Video-based Human Motion Estimation by Part-whole Gait Manifold Learning”, Machine Learning for Vision-based Motion Analysis, Editors: L. Wang, G. Zhao, L. Chen and M. Pietikaine, Springer, 2010.

·G. Fan and X. Zhang, “Gaussian Process-based Manifold Learning for Human Motion Modeling”, Intelligent Data Analysis for Real-Life Applications: Theory and Practice, Editors: R. Magdalena, M. Martínez, J.M. Martínez, P. Escandell and J. Vila, IGI Global, 2011.

Journal Papers

·X. Zhang, M. Ding and G. Fan,  Video-based Human Walking Estimation by Using Joint Gait and Pose Manifolds, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems For Video Technology, Jan. 2016. (SCI/EI,  IF=2.615)

·Lingyu Liang, Lianwen Jin, Xin Zhang and Yong Xu, Multiple Facial Image Editing Using Edge-Aware PDE Learning, Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 34, No. pp.203-212, 7, 2015. (SCI/EI,  IF=1.642)

·X. Zhang, Z. Ye, L. Jin, Z. Feng and S. Xu, A New Writing Experience: Finger Writing in the Air Using a Kinect Sensor, IEEE Multimedia, Vol. 20, No. 4, 85-93, 2013 (SCI/EI,  IF=1.77)

·X. Zhang and G. Fan, “Dual Generative Models for Human Motion Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics -Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 40, 1034‐1049, 2010. (SCI/EI,  IF=3.01)

·X. Zhang, G. Fan and L-S. Chou, “Two-layer Dual Gait Generative Models for Human Motion Estimation from a Single Camera”, Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 31, No. 6-7, 473-486, 2013. (SCI/EI, IF=1.70)

·V. Venkataraman, G. Fan, L. Yu,  X. Zhang, W. Liu, and J.P. Havlicek, “ Automated Target Tracking and Recognition using Coupled View and Identity Manifolds for Shape Representation”, EURASIP Journal of Advances in Signal Processing, Vol. 1, 124-140, 2011. (SCI/EI, IF=1.01)