Yoon, Kuk-Jin

Post-Doctoral Researcher  (CV)

Robotics and Computer Vision Laboratory

Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

373-1, Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea

Tel. +81-42-869-5465

Fax. +81-42-869-5465

kjyoon@rcv.kaist.ac.kr, kjyoon@kaist.ac.kr

http://rcv.kaist.ac.kr/~kjyoon

Personal Details

  • Born on 11th of November 1976, in Korea

  • Republic of Korea citizen

  • Male, married

Educations

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 2006.

        Title: Robust Correspondence Search under Photometric Variations and Image Ambiguity
        Advisor: Prof. In So Kweon

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 2000.
        Title: Moving Object Segmentation with an Accurate Boundary Using Color and Motion in Color Image Sequence
        Advisor: Prof. In So Kweon

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 1998.

  • Completion of a Two-Year Course in the Chungbuk Science High School, 1994.

Research Interests

  • Stereo vision and 3D reconstruction from multi-view images

  • Color constancy and reflection analysis

  • Color image processing, color image quantization/segmentation

  • Motion analysis, object tracking

  • Human visual attention

Awards

  • Silver Prize: Humantech Thesis Prize, 2006.

        Kuk-Jin Yoon, "Specularity-Invariant Image Representation and Its Application to Correspondence Search and Reflection Components Separation''

  • Top 10% among the Accepted Papers: ICIP, 2005.

        Kuk-Jin Yoon and Yoo-Jin Choi, "Dichromatic-Based Color Constancy Using Dichromatic Slope and Dichromatic Line Space''

  • Bronze Prize: Humantech Thesis Prize, 2005.
        Kuk-Jin Yoon and Yoo-Jin Choi, "Illuminant Chromaticity Estimation Using Dichromatic Slope and Dichromatic Line Space''

  • Research Prize: Intelligent Robot Competition, 2003.

        Development of KASIRI III

  • 3rd Place: Best Poster Award in Photonics Boston, 2001.

        Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Color Image Segmentation Considering of Human Sensitivity for Color Pattern Variations''

Publications


Journal Publications

  1. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Adaptive Support-Weight Approach for Correspondence Search,'' IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 650-656, 2006.

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  3. Yoo Jin Choi, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "Illumination Chromaticity Estimation for a Single- or Multiple-Colored Image Using Dichromatic Line Space,'' Journal of the Korea Information Science Society, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 84-94, 2006.

  4. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Voting-based Separation of Diffuse and Specular Pixels,'' Electronics Letters, vol. 40, no. 20, pp. 1260-1261, 2004.

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  6. Kuk-Jin Yoon, Gi-Jeong Jang, Sung-Ho Kim, and In So Kweon, "Color Landmark Based Self-Localization for Indoor Mobile Robots,'' Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems Engineering, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 749-757, 2001.

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  8. Seung-Hoon Han, Gi-Jeong Jang, Kuk-Jin Yoon, Jun-Hyuk Cha, Kyung-Sig Rho, and In So Kweon, "Recent Developments in Machine Vision Research,'' Journal of the Korea Society of Precision Engineering, vol. 18, no 3, pp. 23-34, 2001.

Refereed International Conferences Publications

  1. Jungho Kim, Jun-Sik Kim, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, ``Simultaneous Localization And Mapping Using Single Camera Catadioptric Stereo System,'' in SICE - ICASE International Joint Conference, accepted, 2006.

  2. Kuk-Jin Yoon, Yoo Jin Choi, and In So Kweon, "Fast Separation of Reflection Components Using a Specularity-Invariant Image Representation,'' in IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), accepted, 2006. (pdf)

  3. Sungho Kim, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "Background Robust Object Labeling by Voting of Weight-Aggregated Local Features,'' in International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), accepted, 2006. (pdf)

  4. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Stereo Matching with Symmetric Cost Functions,'' in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), accepted, 2006.

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  6. Sungho Kim, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "Object Recognition using a Generalized Robust Invariant Feature and Gestalt's Law of Proximity and Similarity,'' in IEEE Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision (in conjunction with CVPR), accepted, 2006.

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  8. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Correspondence Search in the Presence of Specular Highlights using Specular-Free Two-Band Images,'' in Lecture Notes in Computer Science-Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), vol. 3852, pp. 761-770, 2006.

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  10. Kuk-Jin Yoon, Yoo Jin Choi, and In So Kweon, "Dichromatic-Based Color Constancy Using Dichromatic Slope and Dichromatic Line Space,'' in IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. 3, pp. 960-963, 2005.

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  12. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Locally Adaptive Support-Weight Approach for Visual Correspondence Search,'' in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), vol. 2, pp. 924-931, 2005.

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  14. Kuk-Jin Yoon, Yoo-Jin Choi, and In So Kweon, "Illuminant Chromaticity Estimation Using Dichromatic Slope and Dichromatic Line Space,'' in Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Frontiers of Computer Vision (FCV), pp. 219-224, 2005.

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  16. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Locally Adaptive Support-Weight Approach for Visual Correspondence Search,'' in International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, pp. 506-514, 2004.

  17. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Human Perception Based Color Image Quantization,'' in International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), vol. 1, pp. 664-667, 2004.

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  19. Ouk Choi, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "A Hierarchical Window Based Approach for Correspondence Problem in Vision,'' in International Conference on Mechatronics and Information Technology (ICMIT), pp. 590-594, 2003.

  20. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Artificial Landmark Tracking Based on the Color Histogram,'' in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 4, pp. 1918-1923, 2001.

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  22. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Color Image Segmentation Considering of Human Sensitivity for Color Pattern Variations,'' in SPIE Photonics Boston 2001 : Intelligent Robot and Computer Vision XX: Algorithms, Techniques and Active Vision, vol. 4572, pp. 269-278, 2001.

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  24. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Landmark Design and Real-Time Landmark Tracking for Mobile Robot Localization,'' in SPIE Photonics Boston 2001 : Mobile Robots XVI, vol. 4573, pp. 219-226, 2001.

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  26. Kuk-Jin Yoon, Gi-Jeong Jang, Sung-Ho Kim, and In So Kweon, "Fast Landmark Tracking and Localization Algorithm for the Mobile Robot Self-Localization,'' in IFAC Workshop on Mobile Robot Technology, pp. 190-195, 2001.

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  28. Kuk-Jin Yoon, In So Kweon, Chan-Ho Lee, Jong-Kyu Oh, and In-Taek Yeo, "Landmark Design and Real-Time Landmark Tracking Using Color Histogram for Mobile Robot Localization,'' in International Symposium on Robotics (ISR), pp. 1083-1088, 2001.

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  30. Jong-Eun Ha, Jin-Young Yang, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "Self-Calibration Using the Linear Projective Reconstruction,'' in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 1, pp. 885-890, 2000.

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  32. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Moving Object Segmentation Algorithm for Human-like Vision System,'' in International Workshop on Human-friendly Welfare Robotic Systems (HWRS), pp. 109-114, 2000.

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  34. Kuk-Jin Yoon, In So Kweon, Chang-Yeong Kim and Yang-Seok Seo, "Moving Object Segmentation Based on Human Visual Sensitivity,'' in Lecture Notes in Computer Science-Biologically Motivated Computer Vision (BMCV), vol. 1811, pp. 62-72, 2000. (pdf)

Other Conferences Publications

  1. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Separating Reflection Components using a Single Color Image,'' in Workshop on Image Processing and Image Understanding, pp. 86-91, 2006.

  2. Yoo Jin Choi, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "Illumination Chromaticity Estimation by Dichromatic Line Analysis Using Specularity Invariant Dichromatic-Slope,'' in Workshop on Image Processing and Image Understanding, pp. 392-397, 2005.

  3. Jun-Sik Kim, In So Kweon, and Kuk-Jin Yoon, "The New Projective Invariances of Concentric Circles and Their Applications: Camera Calibration,'' in Workshop on Image Processing and Image Understanding, pp. 328-333, 2003.

  4. Wang-Heon Lee, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "Modeling and Target Classification Using Multiple Reflections of Sonar,'' in 2003 Conference on Information and Control Systems, pp. 830-835, 2003.

  5. Kuk-Jin Yoon and In So Kweon, "Moving Object Segmentation with Accurate Boundary Using Color and Motion,'' in Workshop on Image Processing and Image Understanding, pp. 150-155, 2000.

  6. Seung-Hoon Han, Kuk-Jin Yoon, and In So Kweon, "A New Technique for Shot Detection and Key Frames Selection in Histogram Space,'' in Workshop on Image Processing and Image Understanding, pp. 475-479, 2000.

last updated on 09 June 2006

Robotics and Computer Vision Lab.

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