Yishu Liu
Ph. D., Professor School of Geography
Field: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Automatic Interpretation of Remote-sensing Images, Remote-sensing Image Retrieval, Remote-sensing Information Fusion
yishuliu_gz@hotmail.com OR liuyishu@m.scnu.edu.cn

Education

Sun Yat-sen University
      Ph.D., Computational Mathematics, Dec. 2013
      M.S., Computational Mathematics, Jun. 2002

Nanjing University
      B.S., Computational Mathematics, Jun. 1996

Experience

Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Concordia University, Canada
      Jul. 2018 - Jul. 2019, Visiting Researcher (financially supported by the China Scholarship Council)

School of Geography, South China Normal University
      Jan. 2020 - present, Professor
      Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2019, Associate Professor
      Dec. 2004 - Dec. 2014, Lecturer
      Oct. 2003 - Nov. 2004, Research Assistant

Bamboo Networks Limited
      Jul. 2002 - Sep. 2003, Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Institute of Mathematics, Shantou University
      Jul. 1996 - Aug. 1999, Research Assistant

Teaching

Postgraduate Students
      Multivariate Statistical Analysis
      Latest Advances in GIS & Remote Sensing
      Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Undergraduate Students
      Digital Image Processing for Remote Sensing
      Linear Algera

Academics

National Natural Science Foundation of China: Object Recognition for Remote Sensing via Deep Learning and Data Fusion, Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2020

Enterprise-financially-supported: Online Signature Verification and Recognition, Apr. 2014 - Apr. 2016

Enterprise-financially-supported: License Plate Recognition in the Wild, Jul. 2010 - Oct. 2011

Honor

Journal Articles (over the latest 5 years; “*” indicates “corresponding author”)

1. Yishu Liu*, Yingbin Liu, Conghui Chen, and Liwang Ding. "Remote-sensing Image Retrieval with Tree-triplet-classification Networks," Neurocomputing, accepted, Apr. 2020.

2. Yishu Liu*, Liwang Ding, Conghui Chen, and Yingbin Liu. "Similarity-based Unsupervised Deep Transfer Learning for Remote Sensing Image Retrieval," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2020.2984703, Apr. 2020.

3. Yishu Liu*, Conghui Chen, Zhengzhuo Han, Liwang Ding, and Yingbin Liu. "High-resolution Remote Sensing Image Retrieval Based on Classification-similarity Networks and Double Fusion," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 13: 1119-1133, Mar. 2020.

4. Yishu Liu*, Zhengzhuo Han, Conghui Chen, Liwang Ding, and Yingbin Liu. "Eagle-eyed Multitask CNNs for Aerial Image Retrieval and Scene Classification," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2020.2979011, Mar. 2020.

5. Yishu Liu*, Ching Y. Suen, Yingbin Liu, and Liwang Ding. "Scene Classification Using Hierarchical Wasserstein CNN," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(5): 2494-2509, May 2019.

6. Yishu Liu*, Yingbin Liu, and Liwang Ding. "Scene Classification by Coupling Convolutional Neural Networks with Wasserstein Distance," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 16(5): 22-726, May 2019.

7. Yishu Liu*, Yingbin Liu, and Liwang Ding. "Scene Classification Based on Two-stage Deep Feature Fusion," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 15(2): 183-186, Feb. 2018.

8. Yishu Liu* and Chao Huang. "Scene Classification via Triplet Networks," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11(1): 220-237, Jan. 2018.

9. Wuhong Lin, Huawang Wu, Yishu Liu, Dongsheng Lv, and Lihua Yang*. "A CCA and ICA-based Mixture Model for Identifying Major Depression Disorder," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 36(3): 745-756, Mar. 2017.

10. Yishu Liu, Zhihua Yang, Ching Y. Suen, and Lihua Yang*. "A Study on Performance Improvement Due to Linear Fusion in Biometric Authentication Tasks," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 46(9): 1252-1264, Sep. 2016.

11. Yishu Liu, Zhihua Yang, and Lihua Yang*. "Online Signature Verification Based on DCT and Sparse Representation," IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 45(11): 2498-2511, Nov. 2015.

12. Yishu Liu, Lihua Yang*, and Ching Y. Suen. "The Effect of Correlation and Performances of Base-experts on Score Fusion," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 44(4): 510-517, Apr. 2014.


Conference Proceedings (over the latest 5 years; “*” indicates “corresponding author”)

1. Yishu Liu*, Conghui Chen , Zhengzhuo Han, Yingbin Liu, and Liwang Ding. "Incorporating Human Views into Unsupervised Deep Transfer Learning for Remote Sensing Image Retrieval," in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China, May 2020, accepted.

2. Zhihua Yang* and Yishu Liu. "An Online Signature Verification Based on Timely Nonlinear Sampling and Sparse Representation," in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Security, Pattern Analysis, and Cybernetics, Wuhan, Hubei, China, Oct. 2014: 309-313.


Patents

1. Yishu Liu, Liwang Ding, Yingbin Liu, and Conghui Chen. "Remote-sensing Image Retrieval Based on Unsupervised Deep Regression," Chinese Patent, issued in Feb. 2019, to be granted.

2. Yingbin Liu, Yishu Liu, Liwang Ding, and Conghui Chen. "Scene Classification of Remote-sensing Images Based on Triplet Networks," Chinese Patent, issued in May 2019, to be granted.


Last updated: Apr. 16, 2020

Affiliations

Reviewer for National Natural Science Foundation of China

Reviewer for IEEE TGRS, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TSMC-S, IEEE JSTARS, and IEEE GRSL

IEEE Member

Member of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society

Misc

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         In a Station of the Metro
 
         Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972) 


The apparition of these faces in the crowd;

Petals on a wet, black bough.
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