Jinman Kang

 

PHE 220

Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 90089-0273

Phone : 213-740-6435

e-mail : jinmanka@iris.usc.edu

 

EDUCATION


 

08/2002 - Present                      Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Southern California

, Los Angeles, California

Thesis: Tracking Multiple Objects from Single, Multiple, or Moving

Uncalibrated Cameras

                                                Advisor: Gérard Medioni and Isaac Cohen

 

08/1999 – 05/2002                     Master of Science, Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

 

03/1992 – 07/1999                     Bachelor of Engineering, Information Engineering, Korea University, Korea

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


 

08/2000 - Present                      Computer Vision Laboratory, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

                                                Research Assistance: Worked on computer vision technique for detection, tracking and registration from video streams including stationary and moving uncalibrated and unsynchronized video streams.

 

05/2001 – 08/2001                     Philips Research U.S.A., Briarcliff Manor, New York

Summer Intern: Designed and developed a framework for camera-based pointing device for a human-computer interface system that uses a flashing LED as a vision-based pointing device.

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE


 

Fall 2002                                   University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Teaching Assistance for “Computer Vision”: Prepared and assisted lectures for professor, designed and graded homework and project assignments, and held office hours.

 

HONORS


 

·         Freshman Special Scholarship” from the Korea University (1st Semester, 1992)

 

·         Honors Scholarship” from the Korea University (2nd Semester, 1997)

 

·         Best Honors Scholarship” from the Korea University (2nd Semester, 1998)

 

·         Best Honors Scholarship” from the Korea University (1st Semester, 1999)

 

·         The Best Paper Award” at the 1st annual workshop on Object Tracking and Classification Beyond the Visible Spectrum (Washington DC, 2004)

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS


 

·         Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE)

 

 

INVENTIONS AND PATENTS


 

·         Isaac Cohen, Gerard Medioni and Jinman Kang, “Detection of Moving Objects from a Moving Platform by Defining a Dynamic Background Model”, Invention Disclosure, USC Office of Technology Licensing, File No. 3359.

 

PUBLICATIONS


 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, Gérard Medioni, “Continuous Multi-Views Tracking using Tensor Voting”, Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, Orlando, Florida, December 2002.

 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, "Continuous Tracking Within and Across Camera Streams", Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Vol. 1, pp. 267-272, Madison, Wisconsin, 18-20 June, 2003.

 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, "Multi-Views Tracking Within and Across Uncalibrated Camera Streams", Proceedings of the ACM SIGMM 2003 Workshop on Video Surveillance, 2003.

 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, “Soccer Player Tracking across Uncalibrated Camera Streams”, Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Workshop on Visual Surveillance and Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS’03), In conjunction with ICCV, Nice, France, October, 2003.

 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, “TRACKING PEOPLE IN CROWDED SCENES ACROSS MULTIPLE CAMERAS”, Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), Jeju Island, Korea, January, 2004.

à Selected for a special issue of International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IJPRAI).

 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, “Tracking Objects from Multiple Stationary and Moving Cameras”, Proceedings of the IEE Intelligent Distributed Surveillance Systems (IDSS04), London, Feb, 2004.

 

·         Jinman Kang, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, “Object Reacquisition Using Invariant Appearance Model”, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR04), Cambridge, United Kingdom, August, 2004.

 

·         Fengjun Lv, Jinman Kang, Ram Nevatia, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, “Automatic Tracking and Labeling of Human Activities in a Video Sequence”, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS04), Prague, Czech Republic, May, 2004.

 

·         Jinman Kang, Kalpitkumar Gajera, Isaac Cohen, and Gérard Medioni, “Detection and Tracking of Moving Objects from Overlapping EO and IR Sensors”, Proceedings of the Joint IEEE International Workshop on Object Tracking and Classification Beyond the Visible Spectrum (OTCBVS’04), Cambridge, United Kingdom, August, 2004.

 

SKILLS


 

·         Modern Languages: English (fluent), Korean (native language)

 

·         Computer Language: C/C++, Visual C++, Fortran, Visual Basic, ASP

 

·         Computer Shells/OS: Windows NT/98/2000/XP, Unix, Matlab, Mathematica

 

REFERENCES


 

Available upon request.