We received a Google Faculty Research Award for a project on deep learning based image and video coding. https://ai.google/research/outreach/faculty-research-awards/recipients/. Award announced Feb. 2019.
Our paper “Layered Image Compression using Scalable Auto-encoder”, by Chuanmin Jia, Zhaoyi Liu, Yao Wang, Siwei Ma, Wen Gao, received the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE 2nd International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’2019). http://ieee-mipr.org/. Paper link: https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.00553v1
We have started a new project on automatic scene tagging for TV content. Funded by Viacom Inc./NYC Media Lab. Oct. 2018 – Jan. 2019.
We have received an NSF award (jointly with Prof. Yong Liu) on Dynamic Predictive Streaming of 360 Degree Video. Funding period is Sept. 2018 – Aug. 2021.
Professor Wang gave a Keynote Presentation at Picture Coding Symposium, San Francisco, June 2018. The presentation tile is “360 Degree Video Streaming”. Presentation file.