My name is Hongyi Liu, currently a research scientist in Amazon Alexa Team.
Before that I was a research assistant in Digital Video and Multimedia Lab of Columbia University, supervised by Prof. Shih-Fu Chang. Prior the odyssey in US, I was a research assistant in Intelligent Information Processing Lab, advised by Prof. Zhenzhong Chen. I graduated from Columbia University with master degree in Computer Science in Dec 2016, and got my bachelor degree from School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering, Wuhan University in June 2015.
My research interests include Multimedia Content Analysis, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning.
01/2019 One paper accepted to WWW 2019.
02/2017 Starting a new adventure in Amazon Alexa.
02/2017 Journal version of our ICMR paper published in International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval (IJMIR).
12/2016 Graduated from Columbia University.
11/2016 MVSO Image Sentiment Dataset released.
09/2016 EventNet v1.1 released.
08/2016 Finished my summer internship in Axon Image Inc, a start-up company in Mountain View, California.
07/2016 One paper accepted to Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation.
06/2016 Our paper "Multilingual Visual Sentiment Concept Matching" won the Best Multimodal Paper Award in ICMR 2016.
03/2016 Two papers accepted to ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR 2016).