Qifa Ke

Systems Scientist
Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

E-mail : ke [at] cmu.edu
Tel.      : (412) 268-6569
Fax      : (412) 268-5576

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  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003.

  • M.S.   in Pattern Recognition and AI, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1997.

  • B.S.   in EE, University of Science and Technology of China, 1994.

Publications [ full list ]:

  • "Handling Uncertainties in Geometric Reconstruction Using Quasiconvex Optimization",
     Qifa Ke and Takeo Kanade,
     IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2006)
    , to appear, New York City, June 2006.
  • "Textureless Layers",
    Qifa Ke, Simon Baker, and Takeo Kanade,
     Tech. Report CMU-RI-TR-04-17
    , Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, March 2004.
      Example results.
  • "The Design and Application of Multi-Scale Differential Filters",
     Qifa Ke, Lixin Wang, and Songde Ma,
     Chinese Journal of Computers, Vol. 21(3), pp.234-244, 1998.
  • "Energy-Based Method for Road Extraction from Satellite Images",
    Qifa Ke, Jing Xiao, Zhiyong Yang, and Songde Ma,
     IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision and Applications (MVA 1996), Tokyo, Japan, 1996.


  • "Rendering with ConCentric Mosaics", Heung-Yeung Shum, Li-Wei He, and Qifa Ke,
    -- International patent number: WO 00/68890, granted November 2000;
    -- US patent number: 6750860, granted June 2004.