Dr Xiaoyue Jiang

Research fellow

School of Psychology

Xiaoyue Jiang

Contact details

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


Dr Jiang’s main research interests are image processing and pattern recognition. Now she works with Dr Andrew Schofield for the project "Extract intrinsic image from a single image". They try to integrate the knowledge of human vision system into computer vision system.


Currently, Dr Jiang is especially interested in several aspects of image processing: (1) how to apply statistical models to image modelling and understanding; (2) the transformation of an image processing problem, e.g. segmentation and classification, into an optimization problem; and how to solve such optimization problems efficiently; (3) the setting up of illumination models for objects, for predicting the appearance of these objects under different lighting conditions, and consequently for improving the performance of related algorithms; and (4) object detection and recognition problems in general.


Andrew J. Schofield, Paul B. Rock, Peng Sun, Xiaoyue Jiang, Mark A. Georgeson, “What is second-order vision for? Discriminating illumination versus material changes”, Journal of Vision, 2010, Vol.10, No.9, article 2.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Andrew J. Schofield, Jeremy L. Wyatt, “Correlation-based Intrinsic Image Extraction from a Single Image”, Proceeding of the 11th European Conference on Computer Vision(ECCV), LNCS Vol.6314, pp:58-71, 2010.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Ping Fan, Ilse Ravyse, Hichem Sahli, Jianguo Huang, Rongchun Zhao, Yanning Zhang, "Perception-based lighting adjustment of image sequences", H. Zha, R. -i. Taniguchi, and S. Maybank (Eds.): Proc. Asian Conf. in Computer Vision (ACCV2009), Xi' an, China, 23-27/9/2009, Part III, LNCS Vol. 5996, pp:118-129.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Yuk On Kong, Jianguo Huang, Rongchun Zhao, Yanning Zhang, “Learning from Real Images to Model Lighting Variations for Face Images”, Proceeding of the 10th European Conference on Computer Vision(ECCV), 2008, pp:284~297.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Hichem Sahli, Werner Verhelst, Yanning Zhang, “Backward-Forward Combined Convolutive Blind Source Separation”, 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, 2008, vol.3, pp: 222-227.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Yinglei Cheng, Rong Xiao, Ying Li, and Rongchun Zhao, “Spherical harmonic based linear face de-lighting and compensation”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol.185, Issue 2, 2007, pp: 857~868.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Thomas Geerinck, Georgios Patsis, Marjan Kog, Gerrit Loots, Werner Verhelst, Hichem Sahli, "Audiovisual Scene Analysis: Mother-Child Communication", XIII-th Convention of Electrical Engineering, CIE 2007, Santa Clara, Cuba, June 18-22, 2007

Xiaoyue Jiang, Tuo Zhao, Rongchun Zhao, “Curve Mapping Based Illumination Adjustment for Face Detection”, Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems (ACIVS 2006), Sept.2006, Belgium, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4179, pp:687~698

Xiaoyue Jiang, Pei Sun, et al, “Perception based Lighting Balance for Face Detection”, 7th Asia Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2006), India, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3852, pp:531~540.

Ilse Ravyse, Dongmei Jiang, Xiaoyue Jiang, et al, “DBN Based Models for Audio-Visual Speech Analysis and Recognition”, Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM2006), China, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, 4261, pp:19~30.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Tuo Zhao, et al, “Re-lighting and Compensation for Face Images”, 11th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns(CAIP2005), France, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3691, pp:288~295.

Xiaoyue Jiang, Rongchun Zhao, “Texture Segmentation Based on Incomplete Wavelet Packet Frame”, The Second International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, China Nov.02-05, 2003, pp:3172~3177

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