• Professor
Dezhen Song

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, 2004
  • M.S. Industrial Automation, Zhejiang University, 1998
  • B.S. Process Control, Zhejiang University, 1995

Research Interests

    • Networked robotics
    • Computer vision
    • Multimedia
    • Autonomous vehicle
    • Optimization
    • Automation

Awards & Honors

  • Finalist, Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2008
  • TEES Select Young Faculty, 2007
  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation, 2007-2012
  • Semi-finalist (with blue team), DARPA Grand Challenge, Oct. 2005
  • Kayamori Best Paper Award, (with Dr. Jingang Yi and Dr. Shengwei Ding), IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Yan Lu and Dezhen Song, "Visual Navigation Using Heterogeneous Landmarks and Unsupervised Geometric Constraints," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 31, no. 3, June 2015, pp. 736 - 749.
  • Wen Li and Dezhen Song, "Automatic Bird Species Filtering Using A Multi-Model Approach," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), vol.12, no.2, pp.553 - 564, April 2015
  • Chang Young Kim, Dezhen Song, Yiliang Xu, Jingang Yi, and Xinyu Wu, "Cooperative Search of Multiple Unknown Transient Radio Sources Using Multiple Paired Mobile Robots," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 30, no. 5, Oct. 2014, pp. 1161 - 1173
  • Wen Li and Dezhen Song, "Automatic Bird Species Detection from Crowd Sourced Videos," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), vol. 11, no. 2, April 2014, pp. 348 - 358
  • Dezhen Song, Chang Young Kim, and Jingang Yi, "Simultaneous Localization of Multiple Unknown and Transient Radio Sources Using a Mobile Robot," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 28, no. 3, June 2012, pp. 668-680
  • Rappole, J. H., S. Glasscock, K. Goldberg, D. Song, and S. Faridani, "Range Change among New World Tropical and Subtropical Birds," In Tropical vertebrates in a changing world (K.-L. Schuchmann, ed.), Bonner Zoologische Monographien, Nr 57, 2011, Bonn, Germany, pp. 151-167.
  • Dezhen Song, Chang Young Kim, and Jingang Yi, "On the Time to Search for an Intermittent Signal Source Under a Limited Sensing Range," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), vol. 27, no. 2, 2011, pp. 313-323
  • Wai Kin Victor Chan, Shengwei Ding, Jingang Yi, and Dezhen Song, "Optimal Scheduling of Multi-Cluster Tools with Constant Robot Moving Times, Part II: Tree-Like Topology Configurations," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), vol. 8, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 17-28
  • Dezhen Song and Yiliang Yu, "A Low False Negative Filter for Detecting Rare Bird Species from Short Video Segments using a Probable Observation Data Set-based EKF Method," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (T-IP), vol. 19, no. 9, Sept. 2010, pp. 2321-2331
  • Yiliang Xu and Dezhen Song, "Systems and Algorithms for Autonomous and Scalable Crowd Surveillance Using Robotic PTZ Cameras Assisted by a Wide-Angle Camera, Autonomous Robots," Volume 29, Number 1 / July, 2010, pp.53-66
  • Dezhen Song, Yiliang Xu, and Ni Qin, "Aligning Windows of Live Video from an Imprecise Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera into a Remote Panoramic Display for Remote Nature Observation," Journal of Real Time Image Processing, Vol. 5, Issue 1, 2010, pp. 57-71.
  • Dezhen Song, Chang Young Kim, and Jingang Yi, "Simultaneous Localization of Multiple Unknown CSMA-based Wireless Sensor Network Nodes Using a Mobile Robot with a Directional Antenna," Journal of Intelligent Service Robots, Vol. 2, No. 4, October, 2009, pp. 219-233