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    • Blind Image Quality Assessment: Exploiting New Evaluation and Design Methodologies 

      Ma, Kede (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-12)
      The great content diversity of real-world digital images poses a grand challenge to automatically and accurately assess their perceptual quality in a timely manner. In this thesis, we focus on blind image quality assessment ...
    • Degraded Reference Image Quality Assessment 

      Guo, Xinyu (University of Waterloo, 2021-12-23)
      Images/videos are playing a more and more important role in the 21st century. The perceived quality of visual content often degrades during the process of acquisition, storage, transmission, display and rendering. Since ...
    • Generalized Rate-Distortion Functions of Videos 

      Liu, Wentao (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-15)
      Customers are consuming enormous digital videos every day via various kinds of video services through terrestrial, cable, and satellite communication systems or over-the-top Internet connections. To offer the best possible ...
    • Image Quality Assessment and Refocusing with Applications in Whole Slide Imaging 

      Wang, Zhongling (University of Waterloo, 2024-06-18)
      In the rapidly evolving field of general digital imaging and whole slide imaging, Image Quality Assessment (IQA) plays a crucial role in determining the perceptual quality of images and guiding image restoration. ...
    • Perceptual Quality-of-Experience of Stereoscopic 3D Images and Videos 

      Wang, Jiheng (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-11)
      With the fast development of 3D acquisition, communication, processing and display technologies, automatic quality assessment of 3D images and videos has become ever important. Nevertheless, recent progress on 3D image ...
    • Spatial and Channel Attention-based 3D Object Classification Research for 3D Point Clouds 

      Tang, Xikai (University of Waterloo, 2023-01-16)
      Deep learning has been widely used in Two Dimensional (2D) computer vision and has led to the realization that machine learning techniques have become one of the key research directions for future scientific research. In ...
    • Subjective and Objective Quality-of-Experience of Adaptive Video Streaming 

      Duanmu, Zhengfang (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-27)
      With the rapid growth of streaming media applications, there has been a strong demand of Quality-of-Experience (QoE) measurement and QoE-driven video delivery technologies. While the new worldwide standard dynamic adaptive ...
    • Video Quality Assessment: Exploring the Impact of Frame Rate 

      Mohammadi Nasiri, Rasoul (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-01)
      Technology advancements in the past decades has led to an immense increase in data traffic over various networks. Videos constitute a major percentage of this traffic and their share is projected to increase at an accelerating ...
    • Video-Based Object Detection in Security Monitoring System 

      Li, Chao (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-28)
      Object detection technology has been widely used in many real world applications. With the development of the deep learning method, the accuracy and speed of object de tection method have been improved significantly, ...
    • Visual Content Characterization Based on Encoding Rate-Distortion Analysis 

      Li, Zhuoran (University of Waterloo, 2023-02-27)
      Visual content characterization is a fundamentally important but under exploited step in dataset construction, which is essential in solving many image processing and computer vision problems. In the era of machine learning, ...


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