Publications

Preprints

  • Learning to Blindly Assess Image Quality in the Laboratory and Wild
         Weixia Zhang, Kede Ma, and Xiaokang Yang
         [arXiv]
  • Efficient and Effective Context-Based Convolutional Entropy Modeling for Image Compression
         Mu Li, Kede Ma, Jane You, David Zhang, and Wangmeng Zuo
         [arXiv][GitHub]

Journal papers

  • Group Maximum Differentiation Competition: Model Comparison with Few Samples
         Kede Ma, Zhengfang Duanmu, Zhou Wang, Qingbo Wu, Wentao Liu, Hongwei Yong, Hongliang Li, and Lei Zhang
         IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), to appear, 2019. [preprint][project page]
  • Deep Bilinear Pooling for Blind Image Quality Assessment
         Weixia Zhang, Kede Ma, Jia Yan, Dexiang Deng, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), to appear, 2019. [preprint][github]
  • Quality-of-Experience for Adaptive Streaming Videos: An Expectation Confirmation Theory Motivated Approach
         Zhengfang Duanmu, Kede Ma, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 6135-6146, Dec. 2018. [pdf][project page]
  • Deep Blur Mapping: Exploiting High-Level Semantics by Deep Neural Networks
         Kede Ma, Huan Fu, Tongliang Liu, Zhou Wang, and Dacheng Tao
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 5155-5166, Oct. 2018. [pdf] [arXiv][Caffe code]
  • Blind Image Quality Assessment Using Local Consistency Aware Retriever and Uncertainty Aware Evaluator
         Qingbo Wu, Hongliang Li, King N. Ngan, and Kede Ma
         IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 2078-2089, Sep. 2018. [pdf]
  • Multi-Exposure Image Fusion by Optimizing A Structural Similarity Index
         Kede Ma, Zhengfang Duanmu, Hojatollah Yeganeh, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging (TCI), vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 60-72, Mar. 2018. [pdf][Matlab code][data set]
  • End-to-End Blind Image Quality Assessment Using Deep Neural Networks
         Kede Ma, Wentao Liu, Kai Zhang, Zhengfang Duanmu, Zhou Wang, and Wangmeng Zuo
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 1202-1213, Mar. 2018. [pdf][project page]
  • Unified Blind Quality Assessment of Compressed Natural, Graphic, and Screen Content Images
         Xiongkuo Min, Kede Ma, Ke Gu, Guangtao Zhai, Zhou Wang, and Weisi Lin
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 5462-5474, Nov. 2017. [pdf][project page]
  • dipIQ: Blind Image Quality Assessment by Learning-to-Rank Discriminable Image Pairs
         Kede Ma, Wentao Liu, Tongliang Liu, Zhou Wang, and Dacheng Tao
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 3951-3964, Aug. 2017. [pdf][Matlab code]
  • Robust Multi-Exposure Image Fusion: A Structural Patch Decomposition Approach
         Kede Ma, Hui Li, Hongwei Yong, Zhou Wang, Deyu Meng, and Lei Zhang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 2519-2532, May 2017. [pdf][sup][Matlab code]
  • Perceptual Depth Quality in Distorted Stereoscopic Images
         Jiheng Wang, Shiqi Wang, Kede Ma, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 1202-1215, Mar. 2017. [pdf][project page]
  • Waterloo Exploration Database: New Challenges for Image Quality Assessment Models
         Kede Ma, Zhengfang Duanmu, Qingbo Wu, Zhou Wang, Hongwei Yong, Hongliang Li, and Lei Zhang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 1004-1016, Feb. 2017. [pdf][project page]
  • A Quality-of-Experience Index for Streaming Video
         Zhengfang Duanmu, Kai Zeng, Kede Ma, Abdul Rehman, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (JSTSP), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 154-166, Feb. 2017. [pdf][project page]
  • A Patch-Structure Representation Method for Quality Assessment of Contrast Changed Images
         Shiqi Wang, Kede Ma, Hojatollah Yeganeh, Zhou Wang, and Weisi Lin
         IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL), vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 2387-2390, Dec. 2015. [pdf][Matlab code]
  • Objective Quality Assessment for Color-to-Gray Image Conversion
         Kede Ma, Tiesong Zhao, Kai Zeng, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 4673-4685, Dec. 2015. [pdf][Matlab code]
  • Perceptual Quality Assessment for Multi-Exposure Image Fusion
         Kede Ma, Kai Zeng, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 24, no. 11, pp. 3345-3356, Nov. 2015. [pdf][Matlab code][data set]
  • High Dynamic Range Image Compression by Optimizing Tone Mapped Image Quality Index
         Kede Ma, Hojatollah Yeganeh, Kai Zeng, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 3086-3097, Oct. 2015. [pdf][Matlab code][data set](upon request)
  • No-Reference Quality Assessment of Contrast-Distorted Images Based on Natural Scene Statistics
         Yuming Fang, Kede Ma, Zhou Wang, Weisi Lin, Zhijun Fang, and Guangtao Zhai
         IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL), vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 838-842, July 2015. [pdf][Matlab code]
  • Recursive Code Construction for Reversible Data Hiding in DCT Domain
         Biao Chen Weiming Zhang, Kede Ma, and Nenghai Yu
         Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 1985-2009, Sep. 2014. [pdf]
  • Reversibility Improved Data Hiding in Encrypted Images
         Weiming Zhang, Kede Ma, and Nenghai Yu
         Signal Processing, vol. 94, pp. 118-127, Jan. 2014. [pdf]
  • Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images by Reserving Room before Encryption
         Kede Ma, Weiming Zhang, Xianfeng Zhao, Nenghai Yu, and Fenghua Li
         IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 553-562, Mar. 2013. [pdf][Matlab code]

Conference Papers

  • Intrinsic Image Popularity Assessment
         Keyan Ding, Kede Ma, and Shiqi Wang
         ACM Multimedia (MM), 2019. [preprint][GitHub]
  • Blind Image Quality Assessment by Learning from Multiple Annotators
         Kede Ma, Xuelin Liu, Yuming Fang, and Eero P. Simoncelli
         IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2019. [preprint]
  • Geometric Transformation Invariant Image Quality Assessment Using Convolutional Neural Networks
         Kede Ma, Zhengfang Duanmu, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2018. [pdf][Tensorflow code]
  • A Hybrid Quality Metric for Non-Integer Image Interpolation
         Jinling Chen, Yiwen Xu, Kede Ma, Huiwen Huang, and Tiesong Zhao
         Tenth International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2018. [pdf]
  • Quality-of-Experience of Adaptive Video Streaming: Exploring the Space of Adaptations
         Zhengfang Duanmu, Kede Ma, and Zhou Wang
         ACM Multimedia (MM), 2017. [pdf][project page]
  • Perceptual Quality Assessment of HDR Deghosting Algorithms
         Yuming Fang, Hanwei Zhu, Kede Ma, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2017. [pdf][data set](upon request)
  • Group MAD Competition − A New Methodology to Compare Objective Image Quality Models
         Kede Ma, Qingbo Wu, Zhou Wang, Zhengfang Duanmu, Hongwei Yong, Hongliang Li, and Lei Zhang
         IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016. (Spotlight) [pdf][project page]
  • Multi-Exposure Image Fusion: A Patch-wise Approach
         Kede Ma and Zhou Wang
         IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2015. (Top 10% Award) [pdf][Matlab code]
  • Perceptual Evaluation of Single Image Dehazing Algorithms
         Kede Ma, Wentao Liu, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2015. [pdf][data set]
  • Perceptual Evaluation of Multi-exposure Image Fusion Algorithms
         Kai Zeng, Kede Ma, Rania Hassen, and Zhou Wang
         Sixth International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2014. [pdf][slides]
  • High Dynamic Range Image Tone Mapping by Optimizing Tone Mapped Image Quality Index
         Kede Ma, Hojatollah Yeganeh, Kai Zeng, and Zhou Wang
         IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2014. (Oral) [pdf][slides]

Ph.D. Dissertation

  • Blind Image Quality Assessment: Exploiting New Evaluation and Design Methodologies
         Kede Ma
         University of Waterloo, 2017. (Finalist for the Governor General’s Gold Medal) [link]
         Advisor: Prof. Zhou Wang
Last updated: July 5, 2019.