Amaury Depierre, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, “Scoring Graspability Based on Grasp Regression for Better Grasp Prediction”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2021, to appear. Preprint here


Matthieu Grad, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, “Deep Multicameral Decoding for Localizing Unoccluded Object Instances from a Single RGB Image”, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), vol. 128(5), pp. 1331-1359, 2020.  Read the preprint here:, or here: 

ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR-2019-0214), “Knowledge Transfer in Vision Recognition: A Survey”, Ying Lu, Lingkun Luo, Di Huang, Yunhong Wang, Liming Chen, 1st revision as of 05-Jul-2019; Accepted on 14 Jan 2020;

Luo, Lingkun; Chen, Liming; Hu, Shiqiang; Lv, Ying; Wang, Xiaofang, “Discriminative and  Geometry Aware Unsupervised Domain Adaptation“, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, online 17-Jan-2020, DOI:10.1109/TCYB.2019.2962000; Archived 26-Jun-2018:;

Maxime Petit, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, “Bayesian Optimization
for Developmental Robotics with Meta-Learning by Parameters Bounds
Reduction”, IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning
and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), 2020. Preprint here

Xiao, Zhongzhe; Chen, Ying; Dou, Weibei; Tao, Zhi; Chen, Liming, “MES-P: an Emotional Tonal Speech Dataset in Chinese Mandarin with Distal and Proximal Labels“, 17-Oct-2018, Authors: Xiao, Zhongzhe; Chen, Ying; Dou, Weibei; Tao, Zhi; Chen, Liming; IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing;;Accepted on 24-Sep-2019; Online: 04-Oct-2019; 

Emmanuel Dellandréa, Martijn Huigsloot, Liming Chen, Yoann Baveye, Zhongzhe Xiao, Mats Sjöberg, “Datasets Column: Predicting the emotional impact of movies”, ACM SIGMultimedia Records, Vol.10, Issue.4, Article No.6,, 2019

Amaury Depierre, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, “Jacquard: A Large
Scale Dataset for Robotic Grasp Detection”, IEEE International
Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018. Preprint here

Maxime Petit, Amaury Depierre, Xiaofang Wang, Emmanuel Dellandréa,
Liming Chen, “Developmental Bayesian Optimization of Black-Box with
Visual Similarity-Based Transfer Learning”, IEEE International
Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics
(ICDL-EpiRob), 2018. Preprint here

SUN Jia, Huang Di, WANG Yunhong, CHEN Liming, “Expression Robust 3D Facial Landmarking via Progressive Coarse-to-Fine Tuning”, in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM), Vol.15, Issue.1, p.21, Feb 2019.  accepted on 01-Oct-2018. 

Charline Grossard, Laurence Chaby, Stéphanie Hun, Hugues Pellerin, Jérémy Bourgeois, Arnaud Dapogny, Huaxiong Ding, Sylvie Serret, Pierre Foulon, Mohamed Chetouani, Liming Chen, Kevin Bailly, Ouriel Grynszpan, David Cohen, “Children facial expression production: Influence of age, gender, emotion subtype, elicitation condition and culture”, Frontiers in psychology, Vol.9, 04-APR-2018

ZHANG, Wuming; ZHAO, Xi; Morvan, Jean-Marie; Chen, Liming, “Improving Shadow Suppression for Illumination Robust Face Recognition”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, accepted on 09-Jan-2018, online 07-Feb-2018; Vol.41, Issue 3, pp.611-624, 01-MAR-2019; Print ISSN: 0162-8828; CD-ROM ISSN: 2160-9292;

Tang, Yuxing; Wang, Josiah; Wang, Xiaofang; Gao, Boyang; Dellandrea, Emmanuel; Gaizauskas, Robert; Chen, Liming, “Visual and Semantic Knowledge Transfer for Large Scale Semi-supervised Object Detection”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. Volume:40; Issue:11; pp.3045-3058, 1-Dec-2018. Online: 9-Nov-2017; Print ISSN: 0162-8828; Online ISSN: 0162-8828. 

Yongqiang YAO, Di HUANG, Xudong YANG, Yunhong WANG, Liming CHEN, “Texture and Geometry Scattering Representation based Facial Expression Recognition in 2D+3D Videos”, SI on Representation, Analysis and Recognition of 3D Humans – ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Vol.14(1), April 2018; DOI:

Jonathan Schmidt, Liming Chen, Silvana Botti, Miguel A.L. Marques, “Predicting the stability of ternary intermetallics with density functional theory and machine learning”, Journal of Chemical Physics (Vol.148, Issue 24), 23 April 2018, DOI:

Ningning Liu, Kai Wang, Xin Jin, Boyang Gao, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, “Visual Affective Classification by Combining Visual and Textual Features”, PloS One, Journal ISSN: 1932-6230, DOI:, August 29, 2017

Huibin Li, Jian Sun, Zongben Xu, Liming Chen, “Multimodal 2D+3D Facial Expression Recognition with Deep Fusion Convolutional Neural Network”. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol.19(12), pages:2816-2831, Print ISSN: 1520-9210, Online ISSN: 1941-0077. Accepted on 2 June 2017, DOI:

Jonathan Schmidt, Jingming Shi, Pedro Borlido, Liming Chen, Silvana Botti, Miguel A.L. Marques, “Predicting the Thermodynamic Stability of Solids Combining Density Functional Theory and Machine Learning”, Chemistry of Materials, Accepted on 19 May 2017, DOI: 

Ying Lu, Liming Chen, Alexandre Saidi, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Yunhong Wang, “Cross-Category Knowledge Transfer Using Similarities and Dissimilarities”. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. Vol.29, Issue 7, pp.3097-3110, 04-JUL-2017. Print ISSN: 2162-237X, Online ISSN: 2162-2388, DOI: Accepted on May 11, 2017; online 6 July 2017

Yinhang Tang, Huibin Li, Xiang Sun, Jean-Marie Morvan, Liming Chen, “Principal Curvature Measures Estimation and Application to 3D Face Recognition”. Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision. doi:10.1007/s10851-017-0728-2. First online: 06 April 2017.

Yoann Baveye, Christel Chamaret, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, « Affective Video Content Analysis : A Multidisciplinary Insight », IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (Vol.PP, Issue:99), ISSN:1949-3045, DOI: 10.1109/TAFFC.2017.2661284, January 30, 2017.

Lingkun Luo, Xiaofang Wang, Shiqiang Hu, Xin Hu, Liming Chen, « Interactive image segmentation based on samples reconstruction and FLDA », Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Accepted on 30 October 2016. Feb 2017, Vol. 43:138-151.

Yuxing Tang, Xiaofang Wang, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, “Weakly Supervised Learning of Deformable Part-Based Models for Object Detection via Region Proposals”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol.19(2),pp:393-407, ISSN: 1520-9210, Online ISSN: 1941-0077, DOI:, 3 October 2016.

Xiaofang Wang, Boyang Gao, Simon Masnou, Liming Chen, Isaac Theurkauff, Cécile Cottin-Bizonne, Yuqian Zhao, Frank Shih, “Active Colloids Segmentation and Tracking”, Pattern Recognition (PR), vol.60, pp. 177-188, 2016

Qingkai Zhen, Di Huang, Yunhong Wang, Liming Chen, “Muscular Movement Model based Automatic 3D/4D Facial Expression Recognition”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 18(7): 1438-1450 (2016), ISSN: 1520-9210, DOI: 

Huibin LiHuaxiong DingDi HuangYunhong WangXi ZhaoJean-Marie MorvanLiming Chen: An efficient multimodal 2D + 3D feature-based approach to automatic facial expression recognition. Computer Vision and Image Understanding 140: 83-92 (2015). 

X.Zhao, J.Zou, H.Li, E.Dellandréa, I.A.Kakadiaris, L.Chen, “Automatic 2.5-D Facial Landmarking and Emotion Annotation for Social Interaction Assistance”, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol:46(9), pp:2042-2055, ISSN:2168-2267, DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2015.2461131, 26 August 2015

Yoann Baveye, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Christel Chamaret, Liming Chen. LIRIS-ACCEDE: A Video Database for Affective Content Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, vol.6(1), pp:43-55, ISSN:1949-3045. DOI: 27/01/2015

Claire d’Agostino, Alexandre Saidi, Gilles Scouarnec, Liming Chen, “Learning-based driving events recognition and its application to digital roads”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume: PP,  Issue: 99, DOI:, 2015.

Xiaofang Wang, Yuxin Tang, Simon Masnou, Liming Chen, A Global/Local Affinity Graph for Image Segmentation.  IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 24(4), ISSN 1057-7149, DOI: 10.1109/TIP.2015.2397313, pp.1399-1411, 2015  

Huibin Li, Di Huang, Jean-Marie Morvan, Liming Chen, Yunhong Wang,  “Towards 3D Face Recognition in the Real: A Registration-Free Approach using Fine-Grained Matching of 3D Keypoint Descriptors”, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 113(2), pp.128-192, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s11263-014-0785-6

Chen, D.; Ardabilian, M.; Chen, L., “A Fast Trilateral Filter based Adaptive Support Weight Method for Stereo Matching,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 25(5), pp.730-743, 2015, doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2014.2361422

Di Huang; Chao Zhu; Yunhong Wang; Liming Chen, “HSOG: A Novel Local Image Descriptor Based on Histograms of the Second-Order Gradients,”  IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol.23(11), ISSN 1057-7149, pp.4680-4695, Nov. 2014. doi: 10.1109/TIP.2014.2353814

Di Huang, Huaxiong Ding, Chen Wang, Yunhong Wang, Guangpeng Zhang, Liming Chen, Local circular patterns for multi-modal facial gender and ethnicity classification, Image and Vision Computing, Available online 3 July 2014, ISSN 0262-8856, doi:10.1016/j.imavis.2014.06.009.

Huang, D.; Tang, Y.; Wang, Y.; Chen, L.; Wang, Y., “Hand-Dorsa Vein Recognition by Matching Local Features of Multisource Keypoints,” , IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol.45(9), pp.1823-1837, doi: 10.1109/TCYB.2014.2360894

Huibin Li, Di Huang, Jean-Marie Morvan, Liming Chen, Yunhong Wang, “Expression-Robust 3D Face Recognition via Weighted Sparse Representation of Multi-Scale and Multi-Component Local Normal Patterns”, Neurocomputing, 133():179-193, available online, 2014

Hayet Boughrara, Mohamed Chtourou, Chokri Ben Amar, Liming Chen, “Facial expression recognition based on a mlp neural network using constructive training algorithm”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Oct. 2014, pp.1-23, DOI: 10.1007/s11042-014-2322-6, issn 1380-7501.  

Hayet Boughrara, Mohamed Chtourou, Chokri Ben Amar, Liming Chen, “Face recognition based on perceived facial images and multilayer perceptron neural network using constructive training algorithm”, IET Computer Vision, vol.8(6), April 2014, pp.729-739.  doi: 10.1049/iet-cvi.2013.0294, issn 1751-9632. 

Huibin Li, Wei Zeng, Jean-Marie Morvan, Liming Chen, Xianfeng David Gu, “Surface Meshing with Curvature Convergence”, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Preprint ISSN:1077-2626, available online 2013, DOI : 10.1109/TVCG.2013.253 

Chao ZHU, Charles-Edmond Bichot, Liming Chen, “Image region description using orthogonal combination of local binary patterns enhanced with color information”, Pattern recognition 46(7):1949-1963 (2013), available online 15 Jan 2013: 

Peijiang Liu, Di.Huang, Yunhong Wang, Zhaoxiang Zhang, Liming Chen, “Learning the Spherical Harmonic Features for 3D Face Recognition”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 22(3):914-925 (2013),  available online  04 october 2012, Digital Object Identifier :  10.1109/TIP.2012.2222897.    

Karima Ouji, M.Ardabilian, Liming Chen, Faouzi Ghorbel, « 3D deformable Super-Resolution for Multi-Camera 3D Face Scanning », International Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision 47(1-2):124-137 (2013), available online November 2012, 

Xi Zhao, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Liming Chen, Jianhua Zou, “A Unified Probabilistic Framework for Automatic 3D Facial Expression Analysis based on a Bayesian Belief Inference and Statistical Feature Models”, Image and Vision Computing 31(3):231-245 (2013), available online DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2012.10.001

Ningning Liu, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Chao Zhu, Yu Zhang, Charles-Edmond Bichot, Stéphane Bres, Bruno Tellez, Liming Chen, “Multimodal Recognition of Visual Concepts using Histograms of textual Concepts and Selective Weighted Late Fusion Scheme”, Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU) 117(5):493-512 (2013), available online DOI:10.1016/j.cviu.2012.10.009

Di Huang, Mohsen Ardabilian, Yunhong Wang, and Liming Chen, “3D Face Recognition using ELBP-based Facial Description and Local Feature Hybrid Matching”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 7(5):1551-1565, 2012, available online ISSN : 1556-6013 DOI :  10.1109/TIFS.2012.2206807

Zhao, X.; Dellandréa, E.; Chen, L.; Kakadiaris, I. A.; , “Accurate Landmarking of Three-Dimensional Facial Data in the Presence of Facial Expressions and Occlusions Using a Three-Dimensional Statistical Facial Feature Model,” IEEE Transactions Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Vol.41(5), pp.1417-1428, 27 Mai 2011 ; doi: 10.1109/TSMCB.2011.2148711

Di Huang, Caifeng Shan, Mohsen Ardabilian, Yunhong Wang, Liming Chen, “Local Binary Patterns and Its Applications on Facial Image”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics–Part C: Applications and Reviews 41(6):765-781, DOI:, 2011;

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