Dr Hyung Jin Chang PhD

Dr Hyung Jin Chang

School of Computer Science
Lecturer in Computer Science

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The School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Hyung Jin Chang was appointed as a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham in 2018. He received a PhD in machine learning and computer vision at Perception and Intelligence Lab, Seoul National University, in 2013. As a post-doctoral researcher, he worked at Imperial College London and was involved in several EU projects (EU FP7 GRANT 612139 and EU H2020 GRANT 643783) and industry projects (Samsung Electronics and Samsung GRO Grant).

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Qualifications

  • PhD in Seoul National University 2013

  • BSc in Seoul National University 2006

Biography

Hyung Jin Chang qualified with a BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Seoul National University in 2006, and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Seoul National University in 2013. Before joining the University of Birmingham, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Imperial College London.

Research

Dr Hyung Jin Chang’s research combines multiple areas of artificial intelligence including computer vision, machine learning, robotics, and human-robot interaction. Recently, his research has focused on exploiting and making advances in robot vision, and learning techniques to move toward intelligent interaction human-robot interaction via visual data. In particular, he is interested in human-centred visual learning covering from estimating human hand, body pose, and gaze to understanding human action and internal states.

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Gao, Y, Chang, HJ & Demiris, Y 2020, 'User modelling using multimodal information for personalised dressing assistance', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 45700-45714. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2978207

Chang, HJ & Demiris, Y 2018, 'Highly articulated kinematic structure estimation combining motion and skeleton information', IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence , vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 2165-2179. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2017.2748579

Moulin-frier, C, Fischer, T, Petit, M, Pointeau, G, Puigbo, J, Pattacini, U, Low, SC, Camilleri, D, Nguyen, P, Hoffmann, M, Chang, HJ, Zambelli, M, Mealier, A, Damianou, A, Metta, G, Prescott, TJ, Demiris, Y, Dominey, PF & Verschure, PFMJ 2017, 'DAC-h3: A proactive robot cognitive architecture to acquire and express knowledge about the world and the self', IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems. https://doi.org/10.1109/TCDS.2017.2754143

Tang, D, Chang, HJ, Tejani, A & Kim, T 2017, 'Latent regression forest: structured estimation of 3D hand poses', IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 1374-1387. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2016.2599170

Conference contribution

Kim, KI, Richardt, C & Chang, HJ 2020, Combining Task Predictors via Enhancing Joint Predictability. in Computer Vision - ECCV 2020: 16th European Conference, Glasgow, UK, Agust 23-28 2020, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, 16th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV2020), Virtual Event, 23/08/20.

Yang, J, Chang, HJ, Lee, S & Kwak, N 2020, SeqHAND: RGB-Sequence-Based 3D Hand Pose and Shape Estimation. in Computer Vision - ECCV 2020: 16th European Conference, Glasgow , UK, August 23-28 2020, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, 16th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV2020), Virtual Event, 23/08/20.

Park, J, Lee, M & Chang, HJ 2020, Symmetric graph convolutional autoencoder for unsupervised graph representation learning. in 2019 IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), IEEE Computer Society, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019), Seoul, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, 27/10/19. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCV.2019.00662

Ramsay, J & Chang, HJ 2019, Body Pose Sonification for a View-Independent Auditory Aid to Blind Rock Climbers. in 2020 Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV ’20). IEEE Computer Society.

Kim, KI & Chang, HJ 2019, Joint Manifold Diffusion for Combining Predictions on Decoupled Observations. in 2019 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). Springer, pp. 7549-7557, 2019 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2019), Long Beach, CA, United States, 16/06/19. <http://openaccess.thecvf.com/content_CVPR_2019/papers/Kim_Joint_Manifold_Diffusion_for_Combining_Predictions_on_Decoupled_Observations_CVPR_2019_paper.pdf>

Lim, J, Chang, HJ & Choi, JY 2019, PMnet: learning of disentangled pose and movement for unsupervised motion retargeting. in Proceedings of the 30th British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC 2019). British Machine Vision Association, BMVA, 30th British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC 2019), Cardiff, United Kingdom, 9/09/19. <https://bmvc2019.org/wp-content/uploads/papers/0997-paper.pdf>

Chen, W, Duan, J, Basevi, H, Chang, HJ & Leonardis, A 2019, PointPoseNet: Point Pose Network for Robust 6D Object Pose Estimation. in Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2020). IEEE Computer Society Press, Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2020), Snowmass Village, Colorado, United States, 1/03/20.

Nguyen, PDH, Fischer, T, Chang, HJ, Pattacini, U, Metta, G & Demiris, Y 2019, Transferring visuomotor learning from simulation to the real world for manipulation tasks in a humanoid robot. in IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018). IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 6667-6674, IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), Madrid, Spain, 1/10/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2018.8594519

Choi, J, Chang, HJ, Fischer, T, Yun, S, Lee, K, Jeong, J, Demiris, Y & Choi, JY 2018, Context-aware deep feature compression for high-speed visual tracking. in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2018). Proceedings (IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition), IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2018), Salt Lake City, United States, 18/06/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/CVPR.2018.00057

Fischer, T, Chang, HJ & Demiris, Y 2018, RT-GENE: Real-Time Eye Gaze Estimation in Natural Environments. in Computer Vision – ECCV 2018: 15th European Conference, Munich, Germany, September 8-14, 2018, Proceedings, Part XV. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11219, Springer, pp. 334-352, The European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2018, Munich, Germany, 8/09/18. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01267-0

Choi, J, Chang, HJ, Yun, S, Fischer, T, Demiris, Y & Choi, JY 2017, Attentional Correlation Filter Network for Adaptive Visual Tracking. in 2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). IEEE Computer Society, pp. 4828-4837, 30th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017), Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 21/07/17. https://doi.org/10.1109/CVPR.2017.513

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