Peihua Li is a professor of Dalian University of Technology. He received Ph.D degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2003, and then worked for one year as a postdoctoral fellow at INRIA/IRISA, France. He achieved the honorary nomination of National Excellent Doctoral dissertation in China. He was supported by Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of Chinese Ministry of Education. His team won the 1st place in large-scale iNaturalist Challenge spanning 8000 species at FGVC5 CVPR2018, 2nd place in Alibaba Large-scale Image Search Challenge 2015, and 4th place in Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation I. His research topics include deep learning, computer vision and pattern recognition, focusing on image/video recognition, object detection and semantic segmentation. He has published papers in top journals such as IEEE TPAMI/TIP/TCSVT and top conferences including ICCV/CVPR/ECCV/NeurIPS. As principal investigator, he receives funds from National Natural Sceince Foundation of China (NSFC), Chinese Ministry of Education and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. He is an assoicate editor of IEEE Trans. On Image Processing.

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Peihua Li (Email: peihuali at, Innovation Park Building B511, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), Dalian, Liao Ning Province, China, 116024

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February 19, 2021

I will serve as an associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Image Processing.

November 14, 2020

Qilong Wang, one of PhDs I supervised, achieved the outstanding doctoral dissertation award of Chinese Association for Artifical Intelligence (CAAI). Photo

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March 26, 2020

Our paper about a methodology of matrix power normalized covariance pooling networks is in press in IEEE TPAMI.

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February 27, 2020

Two papers are accepted to CVPR 2020.

November 28, 2019

Jiangtao  participated in "NSFC Distinguished Scientists Visiting Zhejiang Province” organized by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

March 3, 2019

Two papers are accepted to CVPR 2019.

November 23, 2018

We organize a tutorial at Chinese Conference on Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision (PRCV) 2018.

Title: Higher-order Statistical Modeling based Deep Convolutional Neural Networks (ConvNets).

September 5, 2018

One paper is accepted to NIPS 2018.

June 5, 2018

Our team DLUT_VLG achieve 1st place (1/59) in large-scale, fine-grained iNaturalist Challenge spannning 8000 species at FGVC5 CVPR 2018.

The iNaturalist Challenge is organized by Google, Caltech Institute of Technology and Cornell University and supported by Microsoft.

May 26, 2018

I am invited to present a talk organized by Technical Committee on Computer Vision, China Coputer Federation at Northeastern University.

May 11, 2018

I present a talk at CVPR 2018 China Pre-Conference.

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February 19, 2018

Two papers are accepted to CVPR 2018.

January 06, 2018

I am invited to present a talk at workshop on theory and application of information geometry, College of Mathematics, Sichuan University.

July 17, 2017

One paper accepted to ICCV 2017.

June 7, 2017

One paper accepted to IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT).

April 5, 2017

One paper accepted to IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP).

March 18, 2017

Two papers accepted to CVPR 2017. One of them was selected for oral presentation (~3% acceptance rate).

June 24, 2016

Four members of our group-Zeng Hui, Yang Guanglei, Hao Hua and Lu Xiaoxiao achieved Honors of Excellent Master thesis of Dalian University of Technology (DUT). Congratulations!

April 20, 2016

One paper is accepted by IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI).

In this paper, for the first time we equip the manifold of Gaussians a Lie group structure, and present two methods embedding Gaussians in vector spaces.

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March 6, 2016

One paper is accepted by CVPR 2016.

March 4, 2016

Two papers are accepted by Pattern Recognition.

January 7, 2016

Our DLUT_VLG consisting of Hui Zeng, Weijian Sun and Qilong Wang achieved 2nd place among 843 teams in ALISCAlibaba Large-scale Image Search Challenge

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