Publications:

Books / Chapters

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Henrik Ohlsson, Allen Y. Yang, Roy Dong, Michel Verhaegen, and S. Shankar Sastry. Quadratic Basis Pursuit. In Regularization, Optimization, Kernels, and Support Vector Machines, Chapman & Hall, 2014.
 3.
Arvind Ganesh, Andrew Wagner, John Wright, Allen Y. Yang, Zihan Zhou, and Yi Ma. Face recognition by sparse representation. Compressed Sensing: Theory and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 2011.
2.
Allen Y. Yang, Subhransu Maji, Mario Christoudas, Trevor Darrell, Jitendra Malik, and Shankar Sastry. Multiple-view object recognition in smart camera networks. Distributed Video Sensor Networks, Springer, 2010.
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Allen Y. Yang. Estimation of Subspace Arrangements: Its Algebra and Statistics. VDM Verlag, Germany, 2009. 

Refereed Journals

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Liansheng Zhuang, Tsung-Han Chan, Allen Y. Yang, S. Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Sparse Illumination Learning and Transfer for Single-Sample Face Recognition with Image Corruption and Misalignment. International Journal on Computer Vision, 2014. [PDF]
13.
Henrik Ohlsson, Yonina C. Eldar, Allen Y. Yang, and S. Shankar Sastry. Compressive Shift Retrieval. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2014. [PDF]
12. Allen Y. Yang, Zihan Zhou, Arvind Ganesh, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Fast l1-minimization algorithms for robust face recognition. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2013. [Website]
11.
Allen Y. Yang, et al. A Low-Bandwidth Camera SEnsor Platform with Applications in Camera Sensor Networks. ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), 2013. [PDF] [Website]
10. Hossein Mobahi, Shankar Rao, Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Segmentation of Natural Images by Texture and Boundary Compression. International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2011. [PDF]
9. Allen Y. Yang, Michael Gastpar, Ruzena Bajcsy, and Shankar Sastry. Distributed Sensor Perception via Sparse Representation. Proceedings of the IEEE, 2010. [PDF]
8. Shankar Rao, Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma, Robust Algebraic Segmentation of Mixed Rigid-Body and Planar Motions. International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2010. [PDF]
7.
Eric Guenterberg, Allen Y. Yang, Roozbeh Jafari, Ruzena Bajcsy, and Shankar Sasatry. A Method for Extracting Temporal Parameters Based on Hidden Markov Models in Body Sensor Networks With Inertial Sensors. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine, 2009. [PDF]
6. Allen Y. Yang, Roozbeh Jafari, Shankar Sastry, and Ruzena Bajcsy. Distributed Recognition of Human Actions Using Wearable Motion Sensor Networks. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Sensor Environments (JAISE), 2009. [PDF]
5. John Wright, Allen Y. Yang, Arvind Ganesh, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Robust face recognition via sparse representation.  IEEE Transcations on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Feb, 2009. [PDF] [Website]
4. Allen Y. Yang, John Wright,  Yi Ma, and Shankar Sastry. Unsupervised Segmentation of Natural Images via Lossy Data Compression. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2008. [PDF] [Website]
3. Yi Ma, Allen Y. Yang, Harm Derksen, and Robert Fossum. Estimation of subspace arrangements with applications in modeling and segmenting mixed data. SIAM Review, 2008. [PDF] [Editorial][Website]
2. Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Rao, Kun Huang, Wei Hong and Yi Ma, Symmetry-based 3-D reconstruction from perspective images. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2005. [PDF]
 1. Wei Hong, Allen Y. Yang and Yi Ma, On symmetry and Multiple View Geometry: Structure, Pose and Calibration from a Single Image, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2004. [PDF]


Refereed Conferences

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Carsten Gottschlich, Emanuela Marasco, Allen Y. Yang, and Bojan Cukic. Fingerprint Liveness Detection based on Histograms of Invariant Gradients. IJCB, 2014.
30.
Ehsan Elhamifar, Guillermo Sapiro, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. A convex optimization framework for active learning. ICCV, 2013. [PDF]
29.
Chi-Pang Lam, Allen Y. Yang, Ehsan Elhamifar, and Shankar Sastry. Multiscale TILT feature detection with application to geometric image segmentation. ICCV Workshop, 2013. [PDF]
28. Henrik Ohlsson, Yonina C. Eldar, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. Compressive shift retrieval. ICASSP, 2013. [PDF]
27. Liansheng Zhuang, Allen Y. Yang, Zihan Zhang, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Single-sample face recognition with image corruption and misalignment via sparse illumination transfer. CVPR, 2013. [PDF]
26.
Henrik Ohlsson, Allen Y. Yang, Roy Dong, and Shankar Sastry. CPRL -- An extension of compressive sensing to the phase retrieval problem. NIPS, 2012. [PDF]
25.
Henrik Ohlsson, Allen Y. Yang, Roy Dong, and Shankar Sastry. Compressive phase retrieval from squared output measurements via semidefinite programming. SysID Symposium, 2012. [PDF]
24.
Chris Slaughter, Allen Y. Yang, Justin Bagwell, Costa Checkles, Luis Sentis, Sriram Vishwanath. Sparse online low-rank projection and outlier rejection (SOLO) for 3-D rigid-body motion registration. ICRA, 2012. [PDF]
23.
Dheeraj Singaraju, Roberto Tron, Ehsan Elhamifar, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. On the Lagrangian biduality of sparsity minimization problems. ICASSP, 2012. [PDF]
22.
Hossein Mobahi, Zihan Zhou, Allen Y. Yang, and Yi Ma. Holistic 3D reconstruction of urban structures from low-rank textures. ICCV Workshop on 3D Representation and Recognition, 2011. [PDF]
21.
Nikhil Naikal, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. Informative Feature Selection for Object Recognition via Sparse PCA. ICCV, 2011. [PDF] [Code] (Most Remembered Poster)
20. Allen Y. Yang, Zihan Zhou, Yi Ma, and Shankar Sastry. Towards a Robust Face Recognition System using Compressive Sensing. InterSpeech, 2010. [PDF]
19. Allen Y. Yang, Arvind Ganesh, Yi Ma, and Shankar Sastry. Fast l1-minimization algorithms and an application in robust face recognition: A review. ICIP, 2010. [PDF] [Code]
18. Nikhil Naikal, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. Towards an efficient distributed object recognition system in wireless smart camera networks. IEEE Information Fusion, 2010. [PDF] (Best Student Papaer Award, Honorable Mention)
17. Shankar Rao, Hossein Mobahi, Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Natural Image Segmentation with Adaptive Texture and Boundary Encoding. ACCV, 2009. [PDF] (Best Student Paper Award)
16. Allen Y. Yang, Subhransu Maji, Mario Christoudas, Trevor Darrell, Jitendra Malik, and Shankar Sastry. Multiple-view object recognition in band-limited distributed camera networks. International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2009. [PDF]
15. Allen Y. Yang, Subhransu Maji, Kirak Hong, Posu Yan, and Shankar Sastry. Distributed compression and fusion of nonnegative sparse signals for multiple-view object recognition. International Conference on Information Fusion, 2009. [PDF] (Best Paper Award)
14. Philip Kuryloski, Annarita Giani, Roberta Giannantonio, Katherine Gilani, Ville-Pekka Seppa, Edmund Seto, Raffaele Gravina, Victor Shia, Curtis Wang, Posu Yan, Allen Y. Yang, Jari Hyttinen, Shankar Sastry, Stephen Wicker, and Ruzena Bajcsy. DexterNet: An open platform for heterogeneous body sensor networks and its applications. Body Sensor Networks (BSN) Workshop, 2009. [PDF]
13. Phoebus Chen, Parvez Ahammad, Colby Boyer, Shih-I Huang, Leon Lin, Edgar Lobaton, Marci Meingast, Songhwai Oh, Simon Wang, Posu Yan, Allen Y. Yang, Chuohao Yeo, Lung-Chung Chang, Doug Tygar, and Shankar Sastry. CITRIC: A Low-Bandwidth Wireless Camera Network Platform, International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2008. [PDF]
12. Allen Y. Yang, Roozbeh Jafari, Philip Kuryloski, Sameer Iyengar, Shankar Sastry, and Ruzena Bajcsy. Distributed Segmentation and Classification of Human Actions Using a Wearable Sensor Network. CVPR Workshop on Human Communicative Behavior Analysis, 2008. [PDF] [Website]
11. Shankar Rao, Harm Derksen, Robert Fossum, Yi Ma, Andrew Wagner, and Allen Y. Yang. The algebra and statistics of Generalized Principal Component Analysis. SPIE conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), 2007.
10. Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Rao, and Yi Ma. Robust statistical estimation and segmentation of multiple subspaces. CVPR Workshop on 25 years of RANSAC, 2006. [PDF]
9. Shankar Rao, Andrew Wagner, Allen Y. Yang, and Yi Ma, Segmentation of Hybrid Motions via Generalized Principal Surface Analysis, ICCV 2005.[PDF]
8.
Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Rao, Andrew Wagner and Yi Ma, Segmentation of a piece-wise planar scene from perspective images. CVPR 2005. [PDF]
 7. Allen Y. Yang, H. Gonzalez-Banos, V. Ng-Thow-Hing, and J. Davis, RoboTalk: controlling arms, bases and androids through a single motion interface. ICAR 2005. [PDF] [demo website]
 6. Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Rao, Andrew Wagner, Robert Fossum, and Yi Ma, Hilbert functions and applications to the estimation of subspace arrangements. ICCV 2005.  [PDF]
5.
Kun Huang, Allen Y. Yang and Yi Ma, Representation of Images with Hybrid Linear Models, Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP) 2004. [PDF]
 4. Kun Huang,  Allen Y. Yang, Wei Hong and Yi Ma, Large-Baseline Matching and Reconstruction from Symmetry Cells. ICRA, 2004. [PDF]
 3. Allen Y. Yang, Shankar Rao, Kun Huang, Wei Hong and Yi Ma, Geometric Segmentation of Perspective Images Based on Symmetry Groups, ICCV, 2003. [PDF]
 2. Allen Y. Yang, Wei Hong and Yi Ma, Structure and Pose from Single Images of Symmetric Objects with applications to Robot Navigation. ICRA, 2003. [PDF]
1.
Yi Ma, Kun Huang and Allen Y. Yang,Classification of Rank conditions for Multiple Views of Dynamic Scenes, ECCV Workshop on Dynamic Scenes, 2002.



Invited Abstracts

6.
Henrik Ohlsson, Allen Y. Yang, Roy Dong, and S. Shankar Sastry. Quadratic Basis Pursuit -- A Nonlinear Extension of Compressive Sensing. SPARS, 2013.
5.
Henrik Ohlsson, Yonina Eldar, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. Compressive Shift Retrieval. SPARS, 2013.
4.
Victor Shia, Allen Y. Yang, and Shankar Sastry. Fast l-1 minimization and algorithm parallelization for face recognition. Asilomar Conference, 2011. [PDF]
3. Edmund Seto, Eladio Martin, Allen Y. Yang, Posu Yan, Raffaele Gravina, Irving Lin, Curtis Wang, Michael Roy, Victor Shia, Ruzena Bajcsy. Opportunistic Strategies for Lightweight Signal Processing for Body Sensor Networks. PETRAE, 2010. [PDF]
2. Allen Y. Yang, Philip Kuryloski, and Ruzena Bajcsy. WARD: A Wearable Action Recognition Database. CHI Workshop on Developing Shared Home Behavior Datasets, 2009. [PDF]
1. Edmund Seto, Annarita Giani, Victor Shia, Curtis Wang, Posu Yan,  Allen Y. Yang, Michael Jerrett, and Ruzena Bajcsy. A wireless body sensor network for the prevention and management of asthma. IEEE Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems, 2009. [PDF]


Patents

4.
Recognition via High-Dimensional Data Classification. International patent application in China (pending).
3.
Recognition via High-Dimensional Data Classification. US patent application No. 61/025,039.
2. System for Detection of Body Motion. US patent application No. 61/119,861.
 1. Interface for Robot Motion Control. US patent application No. 11/296,174.

Under Review:

  Henrik Ohlsson, Allen Y. Yang, Roy Dong, Michel Verhaegen, and Shankar Sastry. Quadratic Basis Pursuit, 2013.