Publications

Books/Book Chapters

[1] H. Liu and Z. Wang, Perceptual Quality Assessment of Medical Images, Elsevier, 2017.
[2] H. Liu, Modeling Perceived Quality for Imaging Applications, ISBN 978-94-91211-72-0, June 2011.

Journal Articles

[1] W. Zhang and H. Liu, "Toward a Reliable Collection of Eye-Tracking Data for Image Quality Research: Challenges, Solutions, and Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 2424-2437, May 2017.
[2] W. Zhang and H. Liu, "Study of Saliency in Objective Video Quality Assessment," in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 1275-1288, March 2017.
[3] W. Zhang, R. R. Martin and H. Liu, "A Saliency Dispersion Measure for Improving Saliency-Based Image Quality Metrics," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-1, 2017.
[4] W. Zhang and H. Liu, "Learning picture quality from visual distraction: Psychophysical studies and computational models," Neurocomputing, vol. 247, pp. 183-191, 2017.
[5] L. Lévêque, W. Zhang, P. Parker and H. Liu, "The Impact of Specialty Settings on the Perceived Quality of Medical Ultrasound Video," in IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 16998-17005, 2017.
[6] L. Lévêque, W. Zhang, C. Cavaro-Ménard, P. Le Callet and H. Liu, "Study of Video Quality Assessment for Telesurgery," in IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 9990-9999, 2017.
[7] Lavoué, H. Liu, K. Myszkowski and W. Lin, "Quality Assessment and Perception in Computer Graphics," in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 21-22, July-Aug. 2016.
[8] W. Zhang, A. Borji, Z. Wang, P. Le Callet and H. Liu, "The Application of Visual Saliency Models in Objective Image Quality Assessment: A Statistical Evaluation," in IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 1266-1278, June 2016.
[9] H. Liu, J. Koonen, M. Fuderer and I. Heynderickx, "The Relative Impact of Ghosting and Noise on the Perceived Quality of MR Images," in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 3087-3098, July 2016.
[10] H. Alers, J. Redi, H. Liu, I. Heynderickx, "Effects of task and image properties on visual attention deployment in image quality assessment," Journal of Electronic Imaging 24(2), 023030, April 2015.
[11] H. Liu, U. Engelke, J. Wang, P. Le Callet and I. Heynderickx, "How Does Image Content Affect the Added Value of Visual Attention in Objective Image Quality Assessment?," in IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 355-358, April 2013.
[12] H. Alers, J. Redi, H. Liu, I. Heynderickx, "Studying the effect of optimizing image quality in salient regions at the expense of background content," Journal of Electronic Imaging 22(4), 043012, November 2013.
[13] U. Engelke et al., "Comparative Study of Fixation Density Maps," in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 1121-1133, March 2013.
[14] H. Liu, J. Redi, H. Alers, R. Zunino, I. Heynderickx, "Efficient neural-network-based no-reference approach to an overall quality metric for JPEG and JPEG2000 compressed images," Journal of Electronic Imaging 20(4), 043007, October 2011.
[15] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "Visual Attention in Objective Image Quality Assessment: Based on Eye-Tracking Data," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 971-982, July 2011.
[16] H. Liu, N. Klomp and I. Heynderickx, "A Perceptually Relevant Approach to Ringing Region Detection," in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1414-1426, June 2010.
[17] H. Liu, N. Klomp and I. Heynderickx, "A No-Reference Metric for Perceived Ringing Artifacts in Images," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 529-539, April 2010.
[18] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "A Perceptually Relevant No-Reference Blockiness Metric Based on Local Image Characteristics," EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Process, 2009: 263540, 2009.

Conference Publications

[1] L. Lévêque, C. Cavaro-Ménard, Y. Cheng, P. Le Callet, H. Liu, "Video Quality Perception in Telesurgery," 2017 IEEE 19th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Luton, UK, 2017.
[2] L. Leveque, Y. Cheng, C. Cavaro-Menard and H. Liu, “Quality assessment of ultrasound video for medical tele-assistance”, Medical Image Perception Conference (MIPS XVII), Houston, TX, 2017.
[3] W. Zhang and H. Liu, "Saliency in objective video quality assessment: What is the ground truth?," 2016 IEEE 18th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Montreal, QC, 2016.
[4] W. Zhang and H. Liu, "SIQ288: A saliency dataset for image quality research," 2016 IEEE 18th International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Montreal, QC, 2016.
[5] W. Zhang, Y. Tian, X. Zha and H. Liu, "Benchmarking state-of-the-art visual saliency models for image quality assessment," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, 2016.
[6] W. Zhang, J. V. Talens-Noguera and H. Liu, "The quest for the integration of visual saliency models in objective image quality assessment: A distraction power compensated combination strategy," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Quebec City, QC, 2015.
[7] J. V. Talens-Noguera, W. Zhang and H. Liu, "Studying human behavioural responses to time-varying distortions for video quality assessment," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Quebec City, QC, 2015.
[8] H. Liu, C. Cavaro-Ménard, J. Y. Tanguy and K. Hawick, “The Relative Impact of Ghosting and Noise on the Perceived Quality of MR Images”, Medical Image Perception Conference (MIPS XVI), Ghent, Belgium, 2015.
[9] U. Engelke, W. Zhang, P. Le Callet, H. Liu, "Perceived interest versus overt visual attention in image quality assessment", Proc. SPIE 9394, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XX, 93941H, March 2015.
[10] W. Zhang, A. Borji, F. Yang, P. Jiang and H. Liu, "Studying the added value of computational saliency in objective image quality assessment," 2014 IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing Conference, Valletta, 2014.
[11] J. V. Talens-Noguera and H. Liu, "Studying the Perceived Quality Variation over Time for Video Quality Assessment", ACM Multimedia, Orlando, Florida, 2014.
[12] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "Towards an efficient model of visual saliency for objective image quality assessment," 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, 2012.
[13] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "Does variation in quality scores result from variation in visual attention?", 6th International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics (VPQM), January 2012.
[14] H. Liu, J. Koonen, M. Fuderer, I. Heynderickx, "Studying the relative impact of ghosting and noise on the perceived quality of MR images", Proc. SPIE 8318, Medical Imaging 2012: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment, 83181K, February 2012.
[15] H. Liu, I. Heynderickx, "Issues in the design of a no-reference metric for perceived blur", Proc. SPIE 7867, Image Quality and System Performance VIII, 78670C, January 2011.
[16] H. Liu, J. Wang, J. Redi, P. Le Callet and I. Heynderickx, "An efficient no-reference metric for perceived blur," 3rd European Workshop on Visual Information Processing, Paris, 2011.
[17] J. Redi, H. Liu, R. Zunino, I. Heynderickx, "Interactions of visual attention and quality perception", Proc. SPIE 7865, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XVI, 78650S, February 2011.
[18] U. Engelke, H. Liu, H. J. Zepernick, I. Heynderickx and A. Maeder, "Comparing two eye-tracking databases: The effect of experimental setup and image presentation time on the creation of saliency maps," 28th Picture Coding Symposium, Nagoya, 2010.
[19] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "Visual Attention Modeled with Luminance Only: from Eye-Tracking Data to Computational Models", 5th International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics (VPQM), January 2010.
[20] H. Liu, J. Redi, H. Alers, R. Zunino, I. Heynderickx, "No-reference image quality assessment based on localized gradient statistics: application to JPEG and JPEG2000", Proc. SPIE 7527, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XV, 75271F, February 2010.
[21] H. Alers, H. Liu, J. Redi, I. Heynderickx, "Studying the effect of optimizing the image quality in saliency regions at the expense of background content", Proc. SPIE 7529, Image Quality and System Performance VII, 752907, January 2010.
[22] J. Redi, H. Liu, H. Alers, R. Zunino, I. Heynderickx, "Comparing subjective image quality measurement methods for the creation of public databases", Proc. SPIE 7529, Image Quality and System Performance VII, 752903, January 2010.
[23] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "Studying the added value of visual attention in objective image quality metrics based on eye movement data," 2009 16th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Cairo, 2009.
[24] J. Redi, H. Liu, P. Gastaldo, R. Zunino and I. Heynderickx, "How to apply spatial saliency into objective metrics for JPEG compressed images?," 2009 16th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Cairo, 2009.
[25] H. Liu, N. Klomp and I. Heynderickx, "A No-Reference Metric for Perceived Ringing", 4th International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics for Consumer Electronics, January 2009.
[26] H. Liu, N. Klomp and I. Heynderickx, "Perceptually relevant ringing region detection method," 2008 16th European Signal Processing Conference, Lausanne, 2008.
[27] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "A no-reference perceptual blockiness metric," 2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Las Vegas, NV, 2008.
[28] H. Liu and I. Heynderickx, "A Simplified Human Vision Model Applied to a Blocking Artifact Metric," Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP), 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 4673. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
[29] S. Kiranyaz, H. Liu, M. Ferreira and M. Gabbouj, "An efficient approach for boundary based corner detection by maximizing bending ratio and curvature," 9th International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Sharjah, 2007.