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user name: taozhao
server name: alumi.usc.edu
2003, Ph.D. IRIS/Computer Science Department, University of Southern
California, Los Angeles, CA. (advisor Prof. Ram Nevatia)
2001, M.S. (GPA 4.0), Computer Science Department, University of
Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
1998, B.E. (GPA 3.75), Computer Science and Technology Department,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. EMPLOYMENT:
Oct., 2003 ~ now, Member of Technical Staff, Sarnoff Corporation,
Fall, 00 ~ Sep., 2003, Research Assistant, IRIS, USC (advisor: Prof.
Summer, 00, Intern, Microsoft Research Beijing (mentor: Dr. Harry
Fall, 98 ~ Spring, 00, Teaching Assistant, Computer Science
(Courses: Fundamentals in Computer Programming, Data
Structure, Into to Robotics, Intro to Programming Design, Artificial
Intelligence, Analysis of Algorithms)
Spring, 98, Parttime, IBM Research Lab, Beijing (mentor: Dr. Song
97, Research Assistant, Computer Vision lab, Computer Science and
Tech. Department, Tsinghua University
Multi-camera handoff and integration with IR-tag for wide-area
surveillance, Sarnoff, 2004~now.
Monocular and stereo-based object tracking, Sarnoff, 2003~now.
A general framework for visual event recognition, USC, 2003.
Model-based segmentation and tracking of humans in complex
situations, USC, 2001~2003.
Estimation of 3D articulated human motion, USC, 2002.
Camera calibration by projective invariances from video of walking
humans, USC, 2002.
Unsupervised learning of motion model for 3D human tracking, MSR,
Car detection in low resolution aerial images, USC, 2000.
Image-based morphing of plane-based objects, USC, 1998.
Design and implementation of a servo pan-tilt camera platform,
Tsinghua, 1998. PUBLICATIONS:
Tao Zhao, Model-based Segmentation and Tracking of Multiple Humans
in Complex Situations, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern
Fengjun Lv, Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Camera Calibration from Video
of Walking Humans, submitted to IEEE trans. PAMI.
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Tracking Multiple Humans in Complex
Situations, IEEE trans. PAMI, 26(9), Sep 2004, pp. 1208-1221.
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Car Detection in Low Resolution Aerial
Images, Image and Vision Computing Journal, vol.21, no.8, August
2003, pp. 693-703. Conference
Tao Zhao, Manoj Aggarwal, Rakesh Kumar and Harpreet Sawhney, Real-time Wide Area Multi-Camera Stereo Tracking, Proc IEEE Conf on Computer Vision and Pattern
Recognition (CVPR'05), San Diego, CA, 2005.
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Tracking Multiple Humans in Crowded
Environment, Proc IEEE Conf on Computer Vision and Pattern
Recognition (CVPR'04), II-pp.406-413, Washington DC, 2004.
Ram Nevatia, Tao Zhao, Somboon Hongeng, Hierarchical Language-based
Representation of Events in Video Streams, Proc IEEE Workshop on
Event Mining (EVENT'03), Madison, Wisconsin, 2003.
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Bayesian Human Segmentation in Crowded
Situations, Proc IEEE Conf on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
(CVPR'03), Madison, Wisconsin, 2003.
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Stochastic Human Segmentation from a
Static Camera, Proc IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing
(WMVC'02), pp.9-14, Orlando, Florida, 2002.
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, 3D Tracking of Human Locomotion: a
Tracking as Recognition Approach, Proc Int Conf on Pattern
Recognition (ICPR'02), I:pp.546-551, Quebec City, Canada, 2002.
Fengjun Lv, Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Self-Calibration of a Camera
from Video of a Walking Human, Proc Int Conf on Pattern Recognition
(ICPR'02), I:pp.562-567, Quebec City, Canada, 2002.
Tao Zhao, Tianshu Wang and Harry Shum, Learning Highly Structured
Motion Model for 3D Human Tracking, Proc Asian Conf on Computer
Vision (ACCV'02), Melbourne, Australia, 2002.
Tao Zhao, Ram Nevatia and Fengjun Lv, Segmentation and Tracking of
Multiple Humans in Complex Situations, Proc IEEE Conf on Computer
Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR'01), II:pp.194-201, Kauai,
Tao Zhao and Ram Nevatia, Car Detection In Low Resolution Aerial
Image, Proc Int Conf on Computer Vision (ICCV'01), I:pp.710-717,
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2001.
Member of IEEE
Reviewer of conferences: ISPRS PIA'03, ICCV'03, ECCV'04, CVPR'04,
ICIP'04, CVPR'05, etc
Reviewer of journals: IEEE Trans. on PAMI, IEEE Trans. on Image
Processing, Image and Vision Computing
Academic Achievement Award, USC, 2003.
Full graduate assistantship, USC, 1998~2003.
Excellent student scholarship, IBM scholarship, Tsinghua University,
1994~1997. Reference available upon request.