Engineering | ASU Active Perception Group (APG) / Yezhou Yang

Publications from 2017


Somak Aditya, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral, Yiannis Aloimonos, Cornelia Fermüller. Image Understanding using Vision and Reasoning through Scene Description Graph. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU) Dec 2017 . 2018.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Somak Aditya, Yezhou Yang and Chitta Baral. Explicit Reasoning over End-to-End Neural Architectures for Visual Question Answering. The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18). 2018.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Wenlong Zhang, Yezhou Yang and Yi Ren. Towards Understanding Human Decisions in Human-Robot Interactions. ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2017 (DSCC 17). 2017.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Xin Ye*, Yiwei Wang*, Yezhou Yang and Wenlong Zhang. Collision-free Trajectory Planning in Human-robot Interaction through Hand Movement Prediction from Vision. The 2017 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (HUMANOIDS). 2017.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Chengxi Ye, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller and Yiannis Aloimonos. What Can I Do Around Here? Deep Functional Scene Understanding for Cognitive Robot. 2017 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) . 2017.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Wentao Luan, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller and John Baras. Fast Task-Specific Target Detection via Graph Based Constraints Representation and Checking. 2017 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) . 2017.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Eren Erdal Aksoy, Ekaterina Ovchinnikova, Adil Orhan, Yezhou Yang and Tamim Asfour. Unsupervised Linking of Visual Features to Textual Descriptions in Long Manipulation Activities. 2017 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) and Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) . 2017.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Cornelia Fermüller, Fang Wang, Yezhou Yang, Konstantinos Zampogiannis, Yi Zhang, Francisco Barranco, Michael Pfeiffer. Prediction of Manipulation Actions. International Journal on Computer Vision (IJCV) . 2017.

  • Paper Poster Project
  • Publications before 2016 bib

    Computer Vision | Robotics | AI, Computational Linguistics and Cognitive Systems | Other Publications

    Computer Vision


    Wentao Luan, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller and John Baras. Reliable Attribute-Based Object Recognition Using High Predictive Value Classifiers. 2016 the 14th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) . 2016.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yi Li and Yiannis Aloimonos. Grasp Type Revisited: A Modern Perspective on A Classical Feature for Vision. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) . 2015.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Detection of Manipulation Action Consequences (MAC). IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR . 2013.

  • Paper Poster Dataset ROS package

  • Xiaodong Yu, Ching Lik Teo, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Action Attribute Detection from Sports Videos with Contextual Constraints.British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC). 2013.

  • Paper Poster Dataset

  • Xiaodong Yu, Cornelia Fermüller, Ching L. Teo, Yezhou Yang, Yiannis Aloimonos. Active Scene Recognition with Vision and Language. International Conference on Computer Vision, ICCV. 2011.

  • Paper Poster

  • Yezhou Yang, Mingli Song, N. Li, J. Bu, C. Chen; What is the Chance of Happening: a New Way to Predict Where People Look. The 11th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV. 2010.

  • Paper

  • Robotics



    Ren Mao, John Baras, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller. Co-active Learning to Adapt Humanoid Movement for Manipulation. 2016 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids) . 2016.

  • Paper Project


  • Konstantinos Zampogiannis, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller and Yiannis Aloimonos. Learning the Spatial Semantics of Manipulation Actions through Preposition Grounding. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) . 2015.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Yezhou Yang, Anupam Guha, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Manipulation Action Tree Bank: A Knowledge Resource for Humanoids. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids. 2014.

  • Paper Slides Salad Making Tree Bank

  • Ren Mao, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Learning Hand Movements from Markerless Demonstrations for Humanoid Tasks. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids. 2014.

  • Paper Slides

  • Yezhou Yang, Ching L. Teo, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Robots with Language: Multi-Label Visual Recognition Using NLP.IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA. 2013.

  • Paper Slides

  • Anupam Guha, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Minimalist Plans for Interpreting Manipulation Actions.IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2013.

  • Paper Slides

  • Douglas Summers-stay, Ching L. Teo, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Using a Minimal Action Grammar for Activity Understanding in the Real World. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS. 2012.

  • Paper slides Dataset

  • Ching L. Teo, Yezhou Yang, Hal Daumé III, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Towards a Watson That Sees: Language-Guided Action Recognition for Robots. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA. 2012.

  • Paper Slides Dataset

  • AI, Computational Linguistics and Cognitive Systems


    Somak Aditya, Chitta Baral, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermuller and Yiannis Aloimonos. DeepIU: An Architecture for Image Understanding. Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS) 4 (2016). 2016.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos and Eren Erdal Aksoy. Learning the Semantics of Manipulation Action. The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) . 2015.

  • Paper Poster Project

  • Yezhou Yang, Yi Li, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Robot Learning Manipulation Action Plans by "Watching" Unconstrained Videos From the World Wide Web. the Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence . 2015.
    Abstract will appear at the Autonomously Learning Robots workshop at NIPS Conference. 2014.

  • Paper Poster Baxter Demo

  • Somak Aditya, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Visual common-sense for scene understanding using perception, semantic parsing and reasoning. Common-sense 2015, AAAI 2015 Spring Symposium .

  • Paper Talk

  • Yezhou Yang, Anupam Guha, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. A Cognitive System for Understanding Human Manipulation Actions. Advances in Cognitive Systems . (ISSN 2324-8416) 2014.
    Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Interpreting Manipulation Actions: a Cognitive Approach. Vision Meets Cognition Workshop, CVPR. 2014.

  • Paper Poster

  • Yezhou Yang, Ching L. Teo, Hal Daumé III and Yiannis Aloimonos. Corpus-Guided Sentence Generation of Natural Images. Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, EMNLP. 2011.

  • Paper Slides Results

  • Ching L. Teo, Yezhou Yang, Hal Daumé III, Cornelia Fermüller and Yiannis Aloimonos. A Corpus-Guided Framework for Robotic Visual Perception. AAAI Workshop on Language-Action Tools for Cognitive Artificial Agents. 2011.

  • Paper Slides Dataset

  • Other publications


    Chengxi Ye, Chen Zhao, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermuller and Yiannis Aloimonos. LightNet: A Versatile, Standalone Matlab-based Environment for Deep Learning. The Open Source Software Competition, ACMMM. 2016.

  • Paper Slides Github
  • Ching L. Teo, Yezhou Yang, Cornelia Fermüller, Yiannis Aloimonos. Synergistic Methods for using Language in Robotics. Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, PerMIS. 2012.

  • Paper Slides Dataset

  • Yezhou Yang, Mingli Song, J. Bu, C. Chen, C. Jin. Color to Gray: Attention Preservation. The 4th Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology, PSIVT. 2010.

  • Paper

  • Yezhou Yang, Mingli Song, N. Li, J. Bu, C. Chen; Visual attention analysis by pseudo gravitational field. ACM International Conference on Multimedia, ACMMM. 2009.

  • Paper





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