Robby T. Tan

Assistant Professor
Yale-NUS College
Also, Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS


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Loss Guided Activation for Action Recognition in Still Images [PDF | Supp]
Lu Liu, Robby T. Tan, Shaodi You
Asian Conference on Computer Vision, ACCV 2018.

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Robust Optical Flow in Rainy Scenes [PDF | Supp]
Li Ruoteng, Robby T. Tan, Cheong Loong Fah
European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2018.

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Attentive Generative Adversarial Network for Raindrop Removal from a Single Image [PDF | project page]
Rui Qian, Robby T. Tan, Wenhan Yang, Jiajun Su, Jiaying Liu
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2018 (Spotlight)

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Video Foreground Co-Segmentation Based on Common Fate [PDF]
Jiaming Guo, Loong Fah Cheong, Robby T. Tan
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), 2018

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Deep Joint Rain Detection and Removal From a Single Image [Project Page | PDF | Supp]
W. Yang, Robby T. Tan, J. Feng, J. Liu, Z. Guo, S. Yan
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2017.

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Single Image Rain Streak Separation Using Layer Priors [TIP | PDF]
Yu Li, Robby T. Tan, X. Guo, J. Lu, Michael S. Brown.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2017

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Haze Visibility Enhancement: A Survey and Quantitative Benchmarking [PDF]
Yu Li, Shaodi You, Michael S. Brown, Robby T. Tan
Computer Vision and Image Understanding, CVIU 2017.

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Water Detection through Spatio-Temporal Invariant Descriptors [PDF]
Pascal Mettes, Robby T. Tan, Remco Veltkamp
Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2017.

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Robust Optical Flow Estimation of Double-Layer Images under Transparency or Reflection [PDF]
Jiaolong Yang, Hongdong Li, Yuchao Dai, Robby T. Tan.
In proceedings of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016, June 26-July 1, Las Vegas, USA.

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Rain Streak Removal Using Layer Priors [PDF]
Yu Li, Robby T. Tan, X. Guo, J. Lu, Michael S. Brown.
In proceedings of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016, June 26-July 1, Las Vegas, USA.

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Waterdrop Stereo [PDF]
Shaodi You, Robby T. Tan, Rei Kawakami, Yasuhiro Mukaigawa, Katsushi Ikeuchi
arXiv, Apri 2016

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Understanding image concepts using ISTOP model [PDF]
M.S. Zarchi, Robby T. Tan, C. van Gemeren, A. Monadjemi, R.C. Veltkamp
Pattern Recognition, May 2016

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Adherent Raindrop Modeling, Detection and Removal in Video [PDF | Project Page]
Shaodi You, Robby T. Tan, Rei Kawakami, Yasuhiro Mukaigawa, Katsushi Ikeuchi
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2016

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Nighttime Haze Removal with Glow and Multiple Light Colors [PDF | Code]
Yu Li, Robby T. Tan, Michael S. Brown,
in proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015, December 13-16, Santiago, Chile.

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Simultaneous Video Defogging and Stereo Reconstruction [Video | Project Page | PDF ]
Zhuwen Li, Ping Tan, Robby T. Tan, Danping Zhou, Steven Zhiying Zhou and Cheong Loong Fah, in proceedings of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015), June 8-10, 2015, Boston, USA. (oral presentation)

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A Contrast Enhancement Framework with JPEG Artifacts Suppression [PDF ]
Yu Li, G. Fangfang, Robby T. Tan, Michael Brown,
in proceedings of European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2014), September 6-12, 2014, Zurich, Switzerland

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Raindrop Detection and Removal from Long Range Trajectories [PDF ]
Shaodi You, Robby T. Tan, Rei Kawakami, Yasuhiro Makaigawa, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
in proceedings of Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2014), November 1-5, 2014, Singapore. (oral presentation)

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Consistent Foreground Co-Segmentation [PDF ]
Jiaming Guo, Loong-Fah Cheong, Robby T. Tan and Steven Zhiying Zhou,
in proceedings of Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2014), November 1-5, 2014, Singapore. (oral presentation)

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Dyadic Interaction Detection from Pose and Flow [PDF ]
Coert van Gemeren, Robby Tan, Ronald Poppe and Remco Veltkamp
International Workshop on Human Behavior Understanding, in conjunction with European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2014.

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On the segmentation and classification of water in videos [PDF ]
Pascal Mettes, Robby Tan and Remco Veltkamp
in proceedings of International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.

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A bottom-up Approach to class-dependent feature selection for material classification [PDF ]
Pascal Mettes, Robby Tan and Remco Veltkamp
in proceedings of International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

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Human body orientation estimation using a committee based approach [PDF ]
Manuela Ichim, Robby Tan, Nico van de Aa and Remco Veltkamp
in proceedings of International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

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Hidden conditional random fields for action recognition [PDF]
Lifang Chen, Nico van de Aa, Robby Tan and Remco Veltkamp
in proceedings of International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

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Specular Reflection and Specularity
Robby T. Tan
in Computer Vision, A Reference Guide, ISBN: 0387491384, Springer, 2014

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Dehazing and Defogging
Robby T. Tan
in Computer Vision, A Reference Guide, ISBN: 0387491384, Springer, 2014

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Enhancing Image Data (Patents)
US (website) and Australia (2009344148), WIPO
Robby T. Tan, Richard Hartley and Peter Carr

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Adherent Raindrop Detection and Removal in Video [PDF | Project Page ]
Shaodi You, Robby T. Tan, Rei Kawakami, Katsushi Ikeuchi.
in proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2013), June 25-27, 2013, Portland, Oregon, USA

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Spectral Sensitivity and White Balance Estimation from Sky Images [PDF | Project Page ]
Rei Kawakami, Hongxun Zhao, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2013

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Robust and Fast Motion Estimation for Video Completion [PDF ]
Shaodi You, Robby T. Tan, Rei Kawakami, Katsushi Ikeuchi.
in the proceedings of IAPR International Workshop on Machine Vision Applications (MVA 2013),
May 20-23, 2013, Kyoto, Japan.

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Utrecht-Multi-Person-Motion Benchmark: a multi-person dataset with synchronized video and motion capture data for evaluation of articulated human motion and interaction [PDF | URL: http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/umpm/ ]
Nico Van Der Aa, Geert-Jan Giezeman, Xinghan Luo, Robby T. Tan, Remco Veltkamp
to appear in IEEE Workshop on Human Interaction in Computer Vision (HICV2011) In conjunction with ICCV 2011, Barcelona, 2011.

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Accuracy of the Spider Model in Decomposing Layered Surfaces [PDF ]
T. Morimoto, Robby T. Tan, R. Kawakami, and K. Ikeuchi
to appear in IEEE Color and Photometry in Computer Vision Workshop
In conjunction with ICCV 2011, Barcelona, 2011.

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Refined Non-Rigid Registration of a Panoramic Image Sequence to a LiDAR Point Cloud [PDF ]
A. Swart, J. Broere, R. Veltkamp, Robby T. Tan
Photogrammetric Image Analysis, PIA 2011, October 2011, Munich, Germany.

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Multi-person Tracking Based on Vertical Reference Lines and Dynamic Visibility Analysis [PDF ]
X. Luo, Robby T. Tan and R. Veltkamp
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP, 2011 September 2011, Brussel, Belgium.

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Utrecht Multi-Person Motion (UMPM) Benchmark [PDF ]
N.P. van der Aa, X. Luo, G.J. Giezeman, Robby T. Tan, and R.C. Veltkamp
Utrecht university technical report, UU-CS-2011-027, 2011

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Estimating Optical Properties of Layered Surfaces Using the Spider Model [PDF | Video ]
T. Morimoto, Robby T. Tan, R. Kawakami, and K. Ikeuchi
in proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2010), June 13-18, 2010, San Francisco, USA

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Human Pose Estimation for Multiple Persons based on Volume Reconstruction [PDF ]
X. Luo, Robby T. Tan and R. Veltkamp
In the Proceedingss of IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR, 2010. Istanbul, Turkey.

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Estimating Basis Functions for Spectral Sensitivity of Digital Cameras [PDF ]
H. Zhao, Rei Kawakami, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of Meeting on Image Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU 2009), Japan.

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Visibility in Bad Weather from A Single Image [PDF | Project Page ]
Robby T. Tan
in proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2008), June 24-26, 2008, Alaska, USA

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Context First [PDF ]
D. Heesch, Robby T. Tan, M. Petrou
In the Proceedingss of SSPR/SPR 2008.

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Separating illumination and surface spectral from multicolor signals
Akifumi Ikari, Rei Kawakami, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
in Digitally Archiving Cultural Objects, ISBN 9783540754114, Chapter 15, Springer, 2008.

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Consistent surface color for texturing large objects in outdoor scenes
Rei Kawakami, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
in Digitally Archiving Cultural Objects, ISBN 9783540754114, Chapter 14, Springer, 2008.

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Color constancy through inverse-intensity chromaticity space,
Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
in Digitally Archiving Cultural Objects,
ISBN 9783540754114, Chapter 16, Springer, 2008.

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Separating reflection components of textured surfaces using a single image,
Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
in Digitally Archiving Cultural Objects,
ISBN 9783540754114, Chapter 17, Springer, 2008.

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On Automatic Absorption Detection for Imaging Spectroscopy: A Comparative Study [PDF ]
Zhouyu Fu, A. Robles-Kelly, T. Caelli, Robby T. Tan
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 45(11), pp.3827-3844, 2007.

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Visibility Enhancement for Roads with Foggy or Hazy Scenes [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan, Niklas Pettersson, Lars Petersson
in Proceedingss of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, IV 2007. Istambul, Turkey.

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Illumination color and intrinsic surface properties [PDF ]
(the recipient of IPSJ Best Paper 2006 AWARD)
IPSJ is the largest and leading information science society in Japan Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Image Media, (46) SIG9, pp.17-40, 2005.

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Specular free spectral imaging using orthogonal subspace projection [PDF ]
Zhouyu Fu, Robby T. Tan, Terry Caelli
in Proceedingss of International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR, 2006
Hongkong.

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Invariant Object Material Identification via Discriminant Learning on Absorption Features [PDF ]
Zhouyu Fu, Antonio Robles-Kelly, Robby T. Tan, Terry Caelli
Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop (CVPRW'06), 2006

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Consistent Surface Color for Texturing Large Objects in Outdoor Scenes [PDF ]
Rei Kawakami, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
in proceedings of IEEE Computer Society on International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2005), October 15-21, 2005, Beijing, China

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Reflection Component Decomposition of Textured Surfaces using Linear Basis Functions [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2005), June 20-26, 2005, San Diego, USA

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Separating reflection componeants of textured surfaces using a single image [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 27(2), pp.179-193, February, 2005

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Illumination Color and Intrinsic Surface Properties: Physics-based Color Analyses from A Single Image [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan
the University of Tokyo, March, 2004
Awarded as one of Excellent Theses for a Doctorate and a Graduation, IPSJ 2005.

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A Robust Framework to Estimate Surface Color from Changing Illumination [PDF ]
Rei Kawakami, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2004), Korea

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Separating Illumination and Surface Spectral from Multiple Color Signals [PDF ]
A. Ikari, Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2004), Korea

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Separating reflection components based on chromaticity and noise analysis, [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 26(10), pp.1373-1379, October, 2004

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Color constancy through inverse-intensity chromaticity space, [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino, Katsushi Ikeuchi,
Journal of the Optical Society of America A. (JOSA A), 21(3), pp.321-334, March, 2004

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Intrinsic Properties of an Image with Hightlights [PDF ]
Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of Meeting on Image Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU 2004), July 23-25, 2004, Hakodate, Japan

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Separating Reflection Components of Textured Surfaces using a Single Image [PDF | Project Page ]
Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2003), pp. 870-877, October 13-16 2003, Nice, France

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Polarization-based Inverse Rendering from a single view [PDF ]
D. Miyazaki, Robby T. Tan, K. Hara, K. Ikeuchi,
in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2003), October 13-16 2003, Nice, France

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Illumination Chromaticity Estimation using Inverse-Intensity Chromaticity Space [PDF | Project Page ]
Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2003), June 18-20, 2003, Wisconsin, USA. (oral presentation)

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Estimating Illumination Position, Color, and Surface Reflectance Properties from a Single Image [PDF , in Japanese]
Kenji Hara, Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino A. Nakazawa, K. Ikeuchi
IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Image Media, 44(9), pp.94-104, 2003

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Estimating Chromaticity of Multicolored Illuminations [PDF]
Robby T. Tan, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in IEEE International Workshop on Color and Photometric Methods in Computer Vision
(CPMCV, in conjunction with ICCV 2003), October 12, 2003, Nice, France

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Reflection Components Separation based-on Chromaticity and Noise Analysis [PDF]
Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino, Katsushi Ikeuchi
in IEEE International Workshop on Color and Photometric Methods in Computer Vision
(CPMCV, in conjunction with ICCV 2003), October 12, 2003, Nice, France

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Photometric Approach towards the Modeling of Real World
Daisuke Miyazaki, Robby T. Tan, Kenji Hara, Katsushi Ikeuchi
Computer Vision and Image Media, March 2003

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Light Source Position and Color Estimation from a Single Color Image
K. Hara, Robby T. Tan, K. Nishino, A. Nakazawa, K. Ikeuchi
in proceedings of Meeting on Image Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU 2002), Japan

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Photometric Aspects on the Preservation of Cultural Assets
K. Nishino, K. Hara, Robby T. Tan, D. Miyazaki and K. Ikeuchi
in Proc. of Virtual Systems and Multimedia VSMM '02, pp926-933, Sep., 2002.

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Separating Diffuse and Specular Reflection Components based on Surface Color Ratio and Chromaticity
Robby T. Tan, Ko Nishino, Katsushi Ikeuchi.
in proceedings of IAPR International Workshop on Machine Vision Applications (MVA 2002), Nara, Japan