Cunjian Chen

This is Cunjian Chen at MSU 

Cunjian Chen, Senior Research Associate@MSU
iPRoBe Lab, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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I received Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from West Virginia University in 2014. From August 2013 to August 2014, I was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Computer Science Engineering at Michigan State University. Currently, I work as a Senior Research Associate at Michigan State University.

Research Interests

Face Detection; Face Alignment; Face Recognition; Soft Biometrics Estimation; Presentation Attack Detection.

Book Chapters

  1. D. Reid, S. Samangooei, C. Chen, M. S. Nixon, A. Ross , "Soft Biometrics for Surveillance: An Overview ". in Handbook of Statistics, Vol. 31, C. R. Rao and V. Govindaraju (Eds.), Elsevier 2013.

Journals

  1. C. Chen, A. Dantcheva, A. Ross, "An Ensemble of Patch-based Subspaces for Makeup-Robust Face Recognition", Information Fusion Journal, 2016. (Impact Factor: 6.639) [PDF]

  2. C. Chen and A. Ross, "Matching Thermal to Visible Face Images Using Hidden Factor Analysis in a Cascaded Subspace Learning Framework”, Pattern Recognition Letters, 2016. (Impact Factor: 1.952) [PDF]

Conferences

  1. S. Yadav, C. Chen, A. Ross, “Relativistic Discriminator: A One-Class Classifier for Generalized Iris Presentation Attack Detection,” Proc. of IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), (Aspen, USA), March 2020. [PDF ]

  2. A. Ross, S. Banerjee, C. Chen, A. Chowdhury, V. Mirjalili, R. Sharma, T. Swearingen and S. Yadav, “Some Research Problems in Biometrics: The Future Beckons,” Proc. of 12th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), (Crete, Greece), June 2019. [PDF ]

  3. S. Yadav, C. Chen, A. Ross, "Synthesizing Iris Images using RaSGAN with Application in Presentation Attack Detection,” Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), (Long Beach, USA), June 2019. [PDF ]

  4. C. Chen and A. Ross, "Matching Thermal to Visible Face Images Using a Semantic-Guided Generative Adversarial Network,” Proc. of 14th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition (FG), (Lille, France), May 2019. [PDF] [Code]

  5. C. Chen and A. Ross, “Exploring the Use of IrisCodes for Presentation Attack Detection,” Proc. of 9th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), (Los Angeles, USA), October 2018. [PDF ]

  6. C. Chen and A. Ross, “A Multi-Task Convolutional Neural Network for Joint Iris Detection and Presentation Attack Detection,” 1st Workshop on Cross-Domain Biometric Recognition (CDBR) at the IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), (Lake Tahoe, USA), March 2018. [PDF] [Code] (Runner Up Best Paper Award)

  7. C. Chen, A. Dantcheva, T. Swearingen, A. Ross, “Spoofing Faces Using Makeup: An Investigative Study,” Proc. of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA 2017), (New Delhi, India), February 2017. [PDF] [Demo] (Runner Up Best Paper Award)

  8. A. Rattani, C. Chen, A. Ross, "Evaluation of Texture Descriptors for Automated Gender Estimation from Fingerprints". Proc. of ECCV Workshop on Soft Biometrics, (Zurich, Switzerland), September 2014.

  9. C. Chen, A. Dantcheva, A. Ross, "Impact of Facial Cosmetics on Automatic Gender and Age Estimation Algorithms". Proc. of 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), (Lisbon, Portugal), January 2014. [PDF]

  10. C. Chen, A. Dantcheva, A. Ross, "Automatic Facial Makeup Detection with Application in Face Recognition". Proc. of 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), (Madrid, Spain), June 2013. [PDF] (Best Poster Award)

  11. C. Chen and A. Ross, "Local Gradient Gabor Pattern (LGGP) With Applications in Face Recognition, Cross-spectral Matching and Soft Biometrics". Proc. of SPIE Biometric and Surveillance Technology for Human and Activity Identification X, (Baltimore, USA), May 2013. [PDF]

  12. A. Dantcheva, C. Chen, A. Ross, "Makeup Challenges Automated Face Recognition Systems”. SPIE Newsroom 2013, Defense and Security.

  13. A. Dantcheva, C. Chen, A. Ross, "Can Facial Cosmetics Affect the Matching Accuracy of Face Recognition Systems?". roc. of 5th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), (Washington DC, USA), September 2012. [PDF]

  14. D. Cao, C. Chen, D. Adjeroh, A. Ross, "Predicting Gender and Weight from Human Metrology Using a Copula Model". Proc. of 5th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), (Washington DC, USA), September 2012. [PDF]

  15. T. Bourlai, A. Ross, C. Chen, L. Hornak, "A Study on Using Mid-wave Infrared Images for Face Recognition". Proc. of SPIE Biometric and Surveillance Technology for Human and Activity Identification X, (Baltimore, USA), May 2012. [PDF]

  16. C. Chen and A. Ross, "Evaluation of Gender Classification Methods on Thermal and Near-infrared Face Images". Proc. of International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), (Washington DC, USA), October 2011. [PDF]

  17. D. Cao, C. Chen, M. Piccirilli, D. Adjeroh, T. Bourlai, A. Ross, "Can Facial Metrology Predict Gender?". Proc. of International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), (Washington DC, USA), October 2011. [PDF]

  18. A. Ross and C. Chen, "Can Gender be Predicted from Near-Infrared Face Images?". Proc. of International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR), (Burnaby, Canada), June 2011. 2011. [PDF]

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