Wei Zhang

Senior Researcher
JD AI Research, Beijing, China



Wei Zhang is now a Senior Researcher in JD AI Research. He received his Ph.D degree from City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China in 2015. He was a visiting scholar in DVMM group of Columbia University, New York, USA in 2014. His research interests include large-scale visual instance search and mining, multimedia and digital forensic analysis. He was in VIREO under the supervision of Prof. Chong-Wah Ngo during 2011 ~ 2015. He was a visiting student in DVMM group (advisor: Shih-Fu Chang), Columbia University during 2013 ~ 2014.


  • VrR-VG: Refocusing Visually-Relevant Relationships PDF | Project
    Yuanzhi Liang, Yalong Bai, Wei Zhang, Xueming Qian, Li Zhu, Tao Mei
    ICCV, 2019

  • Sampling Wisely: Deep Image Embedding by Top-k Precision Optimization PDF
    Jing Lu, Chaofan Xu, Wei Zhang, Lingyu Duan, Tao Mei
    ICCV, 2019

  • Unsupervised Person Image Generation with Semantic Parsing Transformation PDF | Project
    Sijie Song, Wei Zhang, Jiaying Liu, Tao Mei
    CVPR, 2019 (oral)

  • Destruction and Construction Learning for Fine-grained Image Recognition PDF | Project
    Yue Chen, Yalong Bai, Wei Zhang, Tao Mei
    CVPR, 2019

  • Everyone is a Cartoonist: Selfie Cartoonization with Attentive Adversarial Networks PDF
    Xinyu Li, Wei Zhang, Tong Shen, Tao Mei
    ICME, 2019 (oral)

  • Deep Learning based Multimedia Analytics: A Review PDF
    Wei Zhang, Ting Yao, Shiai Zhu, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
    ACM TOMM, 2018

  • Fake Colorized Image Detection PDF
    Yuanfang Guo, Xiaochun Cao, Wei Zhang, Rui Wang
    IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), 2018.

  • Binarized Mode Seeking for Scalable Visual Pattern Discovery PDF
    Wei Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, Rui Wang, Yuanfang Guo, Zhineng Chen
    CVPR, 2017

  • Retrieving Objects by Partitioning PDF
    Zhiyong Chen, Wei Zhang, Bin Hu, Xiaochun Cao, Si Liu, Dan Meng
    IEEE Trans. on Big Data (TBD), 2017

  • Hyperlink-Aware Object Retrieval PDF
    Wei Zhang, Chong-Wah Ngo, Xiaochun Cao
    IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP), 2016

  • MatchDR: Image Correspondence by Leveraging Distance Ratio Constraint PDF
    Rui Wang, Dong Liang, Wei Zhang, Xiaochun Cao
    ACM Multimedia, 2016

  • Topological Spatial Verification for Instance Search PDF
    Wei Zhang, Chong-Wah Ngo
    IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, 2015

  • Scalable Visual Instance Mining with Threads of Features PDF
    Wei Zhang, Hongzhi Li, Chong-Wah Ngo, Shih-Fu Chang
    ACM Multimedia, 2014 (oral)

  • Visual Typo Correction by Collocative Optimization - A Case Study on Merchandize Images PDF
    Xiao-Yong Wei, Zhen-Qun Yang, Chong-Wah Ngo, Wei Zhang
    IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP), 2014

  • Name-Face Association in Web Videos: A Large-Scale Dataset, Baselines, and Open Issues PDF
    Zhineng Chen, Chong-Wah Ngo, Wei Zhang, Juan Cao, Yu-Gang Jiang
    Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2014

  • Searching Visual Instances with Topology Checking and Context Modeling PDF
    Wei Zhang, Chong-Wah Ngo
    ICMR, 2013 (oral)

  • VIREO/ECNU @ TRECVID 2013: A Video Dance of Detection, Recounting and Search with Motion Relativity and Concept Learning from Wild PDF
    Chong-Wah Ngo, Feng Wang, Wei Zhang, Chun-Chet Tan, Zhan-Hu Sun, Shi-Ai Zhu, Ting Yao
    NIST TRECVID Workshop, 2013

  • VIREO@TRECVID 2012: Searching with Topology, Recounting will Small Concepts, Learning with Free Examples PDF
    Wei Zhang, Chun-Chet Tan, Shi-Ai Zhu, Ting Yao, Lei Pang, Chong-Wah Ngo
    NIST TRECVID Workshop, 2012

  • Snap-and-Ask: Answering Multimodal Question by Naming Visual Instance PDF
    Wei Zhang, Lei Pang, Chong-Wah Ngo
    ACM Multimedia, 2012 (oral)

  • Video Hyperlinking: Libraries and Tools for Threading and Visualizing Large Video Collection PDF | Project
    Lei Pang, Wei Zhang, Chong-Wah Ngo
    ACM Multimedia, 2012 (OSSC)

  • FashionAsk: Pushing Community Answers to Your Fingertips PDF | Video
    Wei Zhang, Lei Pang, Chong-Wah Ngo
    ACM Multimedia, 2012 (demo)

  • Community as a Connector: Associating Faces with Celebrity Names in Web Videos PDF
    Zhineng Chen, Chong-Wah Ngo, Juan Cao, Wei Zhang
    ACM Multimedia, 2012

  • Detecting Image Forgeries using Metrology PDF
    Lin Wu, Xiaochun Cao, Wei Zhang, Yang Wang
    Machine Vision and Applications (MVA), 2012

  • VIREO @ TRECVID 2011: Instance Search, Semantic Indexing, Multimedia Event Detection and Known-Item Search PDF
    Chong-Wah Ngo, Shi-Ai Zhu, Wei Zhang, Chun-Chet Tan, Ting Yao, Lei Pang, Hung-Khoon Tan
    NIST TRECVID Workshop (TRECVID'11), 2011

  • Detecting and Extracting the Photo Composites using Planar Homography and Graph Cut PDF
    Wei Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, Yanling Qu, Yuexian Hou, Handong Zhao, Chenyang Zhang
    IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), 2010

  • Detecting Photographic Composites Using Shadows PDF
    Wei Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, Jiawan Zhang, Jigui Zhu, Ping Wang
    ICME, 2009 (oral)

  • Detecting Photographic Composites Using Two-view Geometrical Constraints PDF
    Wei Zhang, Xiaochun Cao, Zhiyong Feng, Jiawan Zhang, Ping Wang
    ICME, 2009