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Journal Publications

  1. H. C. Shih* and J. Y Chen, MultiSkin Color Segmentation Through Morphological Model Refinement, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, in press, 2019. (DOI: 10.1109/TETCI.2019.2892715) [Preprint Link]

  2. H. C. Shih*, H. Y. Cheng, and J. C. Fu Image Classification Using Synchronized Rotation Local Ternary Pattern, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 20, no. 3, Feb. 2020.(DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2947994)(SCI, EI) [Link]

  3. H. C. Shih* and H. Y. Wang A Robust Object Verification Algorithm Using Aligned Chamfer History Image, Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 78, no. 20, pp. 29343íV29355, Oct. 2019.(DOI: 10.1007/s11042-019-7396-8) (SCI, EI) [Link]

  4. S. W. Sun*, T. C. Mou, C. C. Fang, P. C. Chang, K. L. Hua, H. C. Shih, Comprehensive Baseball Player Monitoring System via Deep LSTM with Multimodal Features, Sensors, , vol. 19, no 6, pp. 1425, Mar. 2019.(doi: 10.3390/s19061425)(SCI, EI) [Link]

  5. H. Y. Cheng*, C. C. Yu, C. L. Lin, H. C. Shih, and C. W. Kuo, Ego-Lane Position Identification with Event Warning Applications, IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 14378-14386, Mar. 2019. (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2893481)(SCI, EI) [Link]

  6. H. C. Shih*, A Survey of Content-Aware Video Analysis for Sports, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 1212-1231, May 2018.(SCI, EI) [PDF](20 pages, Open Access)

  7. S. H. Fang*, W. H. Chang, Y. Tsao,H. C. Shih, and C. Wang, Channel State Reconstruction Using Multilevel Discrete Wavelet Transform for Improved Fingerprinting-Based Indoor Localization, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 21, pp. 7784-7791, Nov. 2016.(SCI, EI)

  8. H. C. Shih* and E. R. Liu, Automatic reference color selection for adaptive mathematical morphology and its application to image segmentation, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 25, no. 10, pp. 4665-4676, Oct. 2016. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  9. H. C. Shih* and K. C. Yu, A New Model-based Rotation and Scaling Invariant Projection Algorithm for Industrial Automation Application, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 4452-4460, Jul. 2016. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  10. H. C. Shih* and E. R. Liu, New Quartile Based Region Merging Algorithm for Unsupervised Image Segmentation Using Color Alone Feature, Information Sciences, vol. 342, pp. 24-36, May 2016. (SCI, EI) [ScienceDirect] [PDF].

  11. H. C. Shih*, A precise automatic system for the hair assessment in hair-care diagnosis applications, Skin Research and Technology, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 500-507, Nov, 2015. (SCI, EI) [NCBI] [PDF].

  12. H. C. Shih* and K. C. Yu, SPiraL Aggregation Map (SPLAM): A new descriptor for robust template matching with fast algorithm, Pattern Recognition, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 1707-1723, May, 2015. (SCI, EI) [ScienceDirect] [PDF].

  13. H. C. Shih*, An Unsupervised Hair Segmentation and Counting System in Microscopy Images, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 3565-3572, June 2015. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  14. H. C. Shih*, A Robust Occupancy Detection and Tracking Algorithms for Automatic Building Monitoring and Commissioning, Energy and Buildings, vol. 77, pp. 270-280, July. 2014. (SCI, EI) [ScienceDirect] [PDF].

  15. H. C. Shih*, A Novel Attention-Based Key-Frame Determination Method, IEEE Transaction on Broadcasting, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 556-562, Sept. 2013. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  16. H. C. Shih*, Robust Gender Classification Using a Precise Patch Histogram, Pattern Recognition, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 519-528, Feb. 2013. (SCI, EI) [ScienceDirect] [PDF].

  17. H. C. Shih*, C. L. Huang, and J. N. Hwang, An Interactive Attention-Ranking System for Video Search, IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 70-80, Oct.-Dec. 2009. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  18. H. C. Shih*, J. N. Hwang, and C. L. Huang, Content-based Video Attention Ranking using Visual and Contextual Attention Model for Baseball videos, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 244-255, Feb. 2009. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  19. H. C. Shih* and C. L. Huang, Content Extraction and Interpretation of Superimposed Captions for Broadcasted Sports Videos, IEEE Trans. on Broadcasting, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 333-346, Sept. 2008. (SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  20. C. L. Huang*, H. C. Shih, and C. Y. Chao, Semantic Analysis of Sports Video using Dynamic Bayesian Network, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, vol. 8, no. 4, pp749-760, Aug. 2006.(SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  21. H. C. Shih* and C. L. Huang, MSN:Statistical Understanding of Broadcasted Sports Video Using Multilevel Semantic Network, IEEE Trans. on Broadcasting, Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp. 449-459, Dec. 2005.(SCI, EI) [IEEEXplore] [PDF].

  22. H. C. Shih* and C. L. Huang, "Semantic Analysis of Sports Video Programs and Highlight Retrieval System," IPPR Image and Recognition, vol.11, no.2, pp.37-47, Jun. 2006.,2005(in Chinese). [PDF].

  23. Shih-Hung Hsu, H. C. Shih* and C. L. Huang, "Road Sign Detection and Recognition Using Matching Pursuit Method,"IPPR Image and Recognition, vol.8, no.4, pp.31-48, Dec. 2002(in Chinese).

Conference Publications

  1. H. C. Shih, and C. T. Wang, A novel content-based pixel reconstruction scheme for error concealment application," U-media 2016, Moscow, Russia, Aug. 2016.

  2. H. C. Shih, Automatic Building Monitoring and Commissioning Via Human Behavior Recognition," IEEE GCCE 2016, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2016.

  3. Jung-Yu Chen and H. C. Shih, Dual-Bound-Constraints in Morphological Model Refinement for Multiple Skin Color Tones Detection," IEEE-GCCE 2015, Osaka, Japan, Oct. 2015 (Student paper award 1st prize)

  4. H. C. Shih and H.-Y. Wang, Vehicle Identification Using Distance-based Appearance Model," AVSS 2015, Karlsruhe, Germany, Aug. 2015.

  5. H. C. Shih and B. S. Lin, Hair Segmentation and Counting Algorithms in Microscopy Image," IEEE-ICCE15, Las Vegas, USA.

  6. H. C. Shih and E. R. Liu, Quartile-based Region Merging Algorithm for Morphological Color Image Segmentation," ACCV workshop on Feature and Similarity Learning for Computer Vision, Singapore, Nov. 2014.

  7. H. C. Shih and Kuan-Chun Yu, Spiral Projection Model (SPM): A New Algorithm for Robust Template Matching," in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), San Diego, USA.

  8. H. C. Shih and En-Rui Liu, A Novel Color Mathematical Morphology and its Application to Image Segmentation," in Proc. of the 27th IPPR Conf. on Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image processing (CVGIP 2014), Aug. 2014.

  9. C. Li, Y.-H. Liu, and H. C. Shih, Adaptive Skin Color Tone Detection with Morphology-based Model Refinement," in Proc. of ICICS 2013, Dec. 2013.

  10. H. C. Shih and B.-S. Lin, Image-based Hair Counting for Hair Care Diagnosis System," in Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (CMBE 2013), Dec. 2013.

  11. H. C. Shih and E.-R. Liu, Machine-to-machine Interaction Based on Remote 3D Arm Pointing Using Single RGBD Camera," in Proc. of RAVA in conjunction with EMC 2013, Aug. 2013.

  12. W. Wu,H. C. Shih, and S.-Z. Li,, Real-time Hand Segmentation from RGB-D Sensor," in Proc. of the International Conference of Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC 2013), July 2013.

  13. H.-Y. Wang and H. C. Shih A Robust Vehicle Model Construction and Identification System," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE 2013), Jun. 2013.(Best paper award)

  14. T.-W. Kao and H. C. Shih, A Study on the Markerless Augmented Reality for Picture Books," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE 2013), Jun. 2013.

  15. H. C. Shih, Multi-level Video Segmentation Using Visual Semantic Units," in Proc. of the 31th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE 2013), Jan. 11-14, 2013, Las Vegas, USA.

  16. H. C. Shih, H. W. Lee, C. L. Huang, and Y. C. Liu, Collaborative Real-time Scheduling for Multiple Objects Tracking in PTZ Camera Network," in Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, Nov. 4-7, 2012, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

  17. H. C. Shih, C. Y. Chuang, C. L. Huang, and C. H. Lin, Gender Classification Using Bayesian Classifier with Local Binary Patch Features," in Proc. of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity, Budapest, Hungary, August 6-11 2012.

  18. H. C. Shih, Adaptive Motion Object Segmentation With Attention Level Index," in Proc. of the Fourth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications, Nice, France, July, 22-27, 2012.

  19. H. C. Shih,Zhe-Yan Chung, Hong-Wei Lee, A Semantic-based Video Segmentation Method ," in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Xian, China, July 15-17, 2012.

  20. H. C. Shih, Content-Scalable Analysis for Video Indexing and Retrieval," in Proc. of the Third International Conference Ubiquitous Computing and Multimedia Applications, Bali, Indonesia, June 28-30, 2012.

  21. H. C. Shih, Key-frame Extraction and Key-frame Rate Determination Using Human Attention Modeling," in Proc. of IEEE ICME 2011, Barcelona, Spain, July 11-15, 2011.

  22. H. C. Shih, A Novel Attention-based Keyframe Detection Method," in Proc. of The International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications (DICTAP 2011), Dijon, France, June 21-23, 2011. (also published in CCIS Series of Springer LNCS)

  23. H. C. Shih, Attention Modeling of Game Excitement for Sports Videos," in Proc. of International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Multimedia Applications (UCMA 2011), Daejeon, Korea, April 13-15, 2011. (Acceptance rate: 15%)

  24. H. C. Shih and C. L. Huang, "Semantics Interpretation of Superimposed Captions in Sports Videos," IEEE-MMSP 2007, Chania, Greece, Oct. 1-3, 2007.

  25. H. C. Shih, J. N. Hwang, and C. L. Huang, "Video Attention Ranking using Visual and Contextual Attention Model for Content-based Sports Videos Mining," IEEE-MMSP 2007, Chania, Greece, Oct. 1-3, 2007.

  26. H. C. Shih, and C. L. Huang, "A Robust Superimposed Caption Box Content Understanding for Sports Videos," IEEE-MIPR 2006, San Diego, USA, Dec. 11-13, 2006.

  27. Y. T. Tsai, H. C. Shih, and C. L. Huang, "Multiple Human Objects Tracking in Crowded Scenes," IEEE-ICPR 2006, Hong Kong, China, Aug. 20-24, 2006.

  28. C. L. Huang, H. C. Shih, and C. L. Chen, "Semantic Understanding and Shot Event Analysis for Basketball Video," in Proc. IEEE-ICME 2006, July 9-12 2006.

  29. H. C. Shih, C. L. Chen, and C. L. Huang, "Semantic Understanding and Shot Event Analysis for Basketball Video," in Proc. CVGIP 2005, Taipei, Taiwan ROC, 2005.(in Chinese)

  30. B. C. Shen, C. L. Huang, and H. C. Shih, "Real-time Human Motion Capturing and Recognition," IEEE-ICIP 2005, Genova, Italy, Sep. 11-14, 2005.

  31. B. C. Shen, C. L. Huang, and H. C. Shih, "A Real-Time Vision-Based Human Motion Capturing," SPIE-VCIP 2005, Beijing, China, 2005.

  32. H. C. Shih and C. L. Huang, "Content-based Scalable Video Retrieval System," IEEE-ISCAS 2005, Kobe, Japan, May 23-26, 2005.

  33. C. Y. Chao, C. L. Huang, and H. C. Shih, "Semantics-Based Highlight Extraction of Soccer Program Using DBN," IEEE-ICASSP 2005.

  34. H. C. Shih and C. L. Huang, "Content-based multi-functional video retrieval system," IEEE-ICCE 2005.

  35. H. C. Shih and C. L. Huang, "Detection of The Highlights in Baseball video Program," IEEE-ICME 2004, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. 2004.

  36. C. L. Huang, T. H. Tseng, and H. C. Shih, "A Model-Based Articulated Human Motion Tracking System," IEEE-ACCV 2004, Jeju, Korea, Jan. 27-30, 2004.

  37. H. C. Shih and C. L. Huang, "Image Analysis and Interpretation for Semantics Categorization in Baseball Video," in Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Information Technology: Coding and Computing, April 28-30, 2003 Las Vegas, USA.

  38. H. C. Shih and Shih-Hsuan Yang, "JPEG image processing in DCT domain," in Proc. of the Fifth Symposium on Computer & Communication Technology, Oct. 2000.


  1. Huang-Chia Shih, Video Understanding of Sports Programs Using Bayesian Belief Network ,University of Tsing-Hua Master Dissertation, June 2002. (Advisor: Prof. Chung-Lin Huang)

  2. Huang-Chia Shih, A Study on Content-based Attention Ranking and In-game Stats Tagging for Sports Videos ,University of Tsing-Hua Ph.D Dissertation, December 2008. (Advisors: Prof. Chung-Lin Huang and Prof. Jenq-Neng Hwang)