Dong Tian

Dong Tian
  • Position:
    Research / Technical Staff

    Senior Principal Research Scientist
  • Education:
    Ph.D., Beijing University of Technology, 2001
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  • Biography

    Dong has been working in the field of image/video compression and processing for over 10 years. He was deeply involved in the standardization of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, and then worked for its extension Multiview Video Coding. After joining MERL in 2010, he has continued research in 3D video coding/processing and has been an active participant in the 3DV group.

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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Depth-Weighted Group-Wise Principal Component Analysis for Video Foreground/Background Separation"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Mansour, Hassan; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,679,387
      Issue Date: Jun 13, 2017
    • Title: "Method for Estimating Parameters of a Graph Spectral Filter Using Training Data"
      Inventors: Wang, Yongzhe; Tian, Dong; Mansour, Hassan; Vetro, Anthony; Ortega, Antonio
      Patent No.: 9,619,755
      Issue Date: Apr 11, 2017
    • Title: "Method and System for Segmenting Pedestrian Flows in Videos"
      Inventors: Mansour, Hassan; Dicle, Caglayan; Tian, Dong; Benosman, Mouhacine; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,600,896
      Issue Date: Mar 21, 2017
    • Title: "Method for Graph Based Processing of Signals"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Mansour, Hassan; Kniazev, Andrei; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,600,865
      Issue Date: Mar 21, 2017
    • Title: "Method and System for Reconstructing Sampled Signals"
      Inventors: Kniazev, Andrei; Gadde, Akshay; Tian, Dong; Mansour, Hassan; Waters, Richard C.
      Patent No.: 9,510,787
      Issue Date: Dec 6, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Segmenting an Image Based on Motion Vanishing Points"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Kao, Jiun-Yu; Mansour, Hassan; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,430,840
      Issue Date: Aug 30, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Encoding Collections of Images and Videos"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Rane, Shantanu D.
      Patent No.: 9,338,461
      Issue Date: May 10, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Backward 3D-View Synthesis Prediction using Neighboring Blocks"
      Inventors: Vetro, Anthony; Zou, Feng; Tian, Dong
      Patent No.: 9,264,691
      Issue Date: Feb 16, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Motion Field Backward Warping Using Neighboring Blocks in Videos"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Zou, Feng; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,253,486
      Issue Date: Feb 2, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Enhancing Depth Images of Scenes Using Trellis Structures"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Wang, Yongzhe; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,994,722
      Issue Date: Mar 31, 2015
    • Title: "Disparity Estimation for Misaligned Stereo Image Pairs"
      Inventors: Rzeszutek, Richard; Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 8,867,826
      Issue Date: Oct 21, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Processing Multiview Videos for View Synthesis Using Skip and Direct Modes"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Cheung, Ngai-Man
      Patent No.: 8,854,486
      Issue Date: Oct 7, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Processing Multiview Videos for View Synthesis Using Adaptive References"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Zou, Feng
      Patent No.: 8,823,821
      Issue Date: Sep 2, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Modeling and Estimating Rendering Errors in Virtual Images"
      Inventors: Tian, Dong; Vetro, Anthony; Sun, Huifang; Cheung, Ngai-Man
      Patent No.: 8,692,840
      Issue Date: Apr 8, 2014
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