International Conference Papers
9. C. Z. Hou, J. Hou*, and C. C. Yu, ※An efficient lane markings detection and tracking method based on vanishing point constraints,§ in Proc. 35th Chinese Control Conference (CCC2016), Chengdu, China, Jul. 2016, pp. 6999-7004. (EI:20163802828942, B+)
8. J. Hou*, L. Wu, F. Xu, X. Wang, and D.S. Zhang, ※Real-Time Text Driven Avatars,§ in Proc. World Congress on Computer Science and Information Technology (WCSIT＊11), Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 2011, pp.1-5. (selected to be published as a journal paper by Online Journal on Computer Science and Information Technology ) (B+)
7. L. Wu, J. Hou*, X. Wang, F. Xu, and Y. Xiang, ※Costume design and animation synthesis for personalized avatars,§ in Proc. Int. Conf. Computer Application and System Modeling (ICCASM ＊10), Taiyuan, Shanxi, China, Oct. 2010, pp. v8-35-39. (EI:20104913452860/ISTP: 11638155,B+)
6. J. Hou*, D.S. Zhang, Z. Chen, L.X. Jiang, H.Z. Zhang, and X. Qin, ※Web image search by automatic image annotation and translation,§ in Proc. 17th Int. Conf. Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP＊10), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jun. 2010, pp.105-108. (B+)
5. D.S. Zhang, M. M. Islam, G. J. Lu, and J. Hou, ※Semantic image retrieval using region based inverted file,§ in Proc. Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA＊09), Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2009, pp.242-249. (EI:20101412823873)
4. J. Hou*, X. Wang, F. Xu, V. D. Nguyen, and L. Wu, ※Humanoid personalized avatar through multiple natural language processing,§ in Proc. Int. Conf. Computer Vision, Image and Signal Processing (CVISP＊09), Bali, Indonesia, Nov.2009, pp.590每595. (selected to be published as a journal paper by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology)(EI: 20100612698086, B+)
3. L.X. Jiang, J. Hou*, Z. Chen, and D.S. Zhang, ※Automatic image annotation based on decision tree machine learning,§ in Proc. Int. Conf. Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC＊09), Zhangjiajie, China, Oct. 2009, pp.400每405. (EI: 20095312585882,Bㄘ
2. J. Hou*, D.S. Zhang, Z. Chen, X.R. Xu, and T. Nakamura, ※Composite feature modeling and retrieval,§ in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV＊08), Hanoi, Vietnam, Dec. 2008, vol.59, pp. 2176每2181.ㄗEI:20091712046316/ISTP: 000266716601181,B+ㄘ
1. D.S. Zhang, Y. Liu, and J. Hou, ※Digital image retrieval using intermediate semantic features and multistep search,§ in Proc. Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA＊08), Canberra, Australia, Dec. 2008, pp.513每518. (EI:20092612153422)
7. J. Hou*, Y. Koine, and Y. Aoki, ※Social avatar language in multimedia application,§ in Proc. 7th IASTED Int. Conf. Software Engineering and Applications (SEA＊03), Marina del Rey, CA, USA, Nov. 2003, pp. 763每768.(EI:04138084462)
6. J. Hou* and Y. Aoki, ※Let the sign language speak on your screen: an intelligent sign language synthesizing system,§ in Proc. 4th European Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS＊03) (also with CD-ROM), Univ. of London, London, UK, Apr. 2003, pp. 351每354. (appeared in the book ＆Digital Media Processing for Multimedia Interactive Services＊ published by World Scientific) (ISTP: 000229967700064)
5. J. Hou* and Y. Aoki, ※More than just another virtual classroom: power system distance education with the avatar run-time instructions,§ Human Factors 2002 Workshop on Virtual Conversational Characters: Applications, Methods, and Research Challenges (HF＊02) (with CD-ROM), Published online (www.vhml.org/workshops/HF2002), Univ. of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2002.
4. J. Hou* and Y. Aoki, ※A real-time interactive non-verbal communication system through semantic feature extraction,§ in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Multimedia and Expo (ICME＊02) (also with CD-ROM), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 2002, vol. 2, pp. 425每428.(ISTP: 000178771600338)
3. J. Hou* and Y. Aoki, ※A visual intercultural nonverbal communication system for the hearing impaired,§ in Proc.6th Int. Conf. Signal Processing (ICSP＊02) (also with CD-ROM), Beijing, China, Aug. 2002, vol. 2, pp. 985每988. (ISTP: 000181080500247)
2. J. Hou* and Y. Aoki, ※Semantic feature detection for real-time image transmission of sign language and finger spelling,§ in Proc. Int. Technical Conf. Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications (ITC-CSCC＊02) (also with CD-ROM), Phuket, Thailand, Jul. 2002, vol. 3, pp. 1662每1665.
1. J. Hou* and Y. Aoki, ※A preliminary study on creating common sign-language communication system on the Internet,§ in Proc. IASTED Int. Conf. Computer Graphics and Imaging (CGIM＊01), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Aug. 2001, pp. 50每54.