Yu-Shen Liu
Yu-Shen Liu (刘玉身)

Associate Professor
School of Software, Tsinghua University,
Beijing, P. R. China


Contacts:
E-mail:liuyushen@tsinghua.edu.cn
E-mail:liuyushen00@gmail.com
Tel:+86-10-62795455

HomePages:
Tsinghua homepageMy Purdue labDBLP
Education
2000-2006: Tsinghua University, Ph.D. in Computer Science and Technology.
1996-2000: Jilin University, B.Sc. in Mathematics
Experience
2009- present: School of Software at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
2006-2009: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. Postdoctoral researcher in School of Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests
Pattern recognition, machine learning, deep learning

Information retrieval, semantic search, shape retrieval, shape matching

Smart building, Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Digital Geometry Processing (DGP), Computer Graphics, Computer Aided Design

Currently, I am looking for PhD students and Research Assistants to work on the top publications. Please feel free to contact me.

Short Biography
Yu-Shen Liu is an Associate Professor in School of Software at Tsinghua University. He spent three years as a post doctoral researcher in Purdue University from 2006 to 2009. He earned his PhD in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at Tsinghua University, China, in 2006. He received his BS in mathematics from Jilin University, China, in 2000. His current research interests include algorithms in pattern recognition, machine learning, shape matching and retrieval; Information retrieval, semantic search; Smart building, Building Information Modeling (BIM); Digital Geometry Processing (DGP), shape denoising and smoothing.
Participated Projects
1. NSF of China: Studies on semantic retrieval for building information modeling (BIM) resources based on IFC (61472202), 2015.01-2018.12, PI.

2. NSF of China: Studies on shape matching for 3D articulated models based on metric geometry (61272229), 2013.01-2016.12, PI.

3. NSF of China: Study of non-rigid 3D shape retrieval (61003095), 2011.01-2013.12, PI.

4. National Technological Support Program for the 12th-Five-Year Plan of China (2012BAJ03B07), 2012.01-2015.09, main researcher.

5. NSF of China: China building information technology strategic research (U0970155), finished, main researcher.

Teaching Course
"Fundamental of Programming", the undergraduate course

"Digital Geometry Processing", the graduate course

"Business Process and Asset Management", the graduate course

Honors and Awards
Highly_cited Highly Cited Research Award, by the journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics (the Elsevier journal), 2016. Dr. Yu-Shen Liu is the corresponding author of this paper.
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ICCCBE2016_award Best Student Presentation Award, at the 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE2016), Osaka, Japan, 2016. Dr. Yu-Shen Liu is the corresponding author of this paper, and Ge Gao is the first author.
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Best Student Paper Award, at the Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD-CG'05), Hong Kong, China, 2005.
Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award of Tsinghua University in 2006.
Intel scholarship 2005.
Excellent Mentor Award of Tsinghua University, 2004.
Academic Activities
Lead Guest Editor: Special Issue on Recent Advances on Building Information Modeling (BIM) The Scientific World Journal, 2013. (SCI, 2012 Impact factor: 1.730)   [Bib]
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/si/465058/cfp/

Guest Editor: Special Issue on Advances in Conceptual Design Theories, Methodologies, and Applications. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2013. (SCI, 2012 Impact factor: 1.062)
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ame/si/293862/

The member on IFC Alignment 1.1 Expert Panel in buildingSMART

The group of buildingSMART IFC Roads and Railway Standard.

Reviewer for Automation in Construction, Computer-Aided Design, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, The Visual Computer, Computers & Graphics, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry.

Software and Projects
BIMSeek BIMSeek     A search engine for retrieving online BIM product resources.
Platform website:     BIMSeek Engine
BIMSeek+ BIMSeek+     A content-based search engine for BIM models using IFC ontology.
Platform website:     BIMSeek+
IFCCompressor IFCCompressor     A content-based compression algorithm for optimizing Industry Foundation Classes files.
Platform website:     IFCCompressor Tool
BIMOne BIMOne     An integrated management system for BIM resources and projects.
Platform website:     BIMOne System
3DMolNavi 3DMolNavi     A web-based visualized navigation system developed for intuitively exploring flexible molecular shape retrieval.
Platform website:     3DMolNavi Platform
Selected Publication
Articles in International Journals:

IFCdiff Xin Shi, Yu-Shen Liu, Ge Gao, Ming Gu, Haijiang Li. IFCdiff: A content-based automatic comparison approach for IFC files. Automation in Construction, 2018, 86: 53-68. (SCI, 2016 Impact factor: 2.919)
[Project Page]   [Paper]  
liu_tii Han Liu, Yu-Shen Liu, Pieter Pauwels, Hongling Guo, Ming Gu. Enhanced explicit semantic analysis for product model retrieval in construction industry. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2017, in press. [Online version]
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TII.2017.2708727 (SCI, 2016 Impact factor: 6.764)
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han_tip Zhizhong Han, Zhenbao Liu, Chi-Man Vong, Yu-Shen Liu, Shuhui Bu, Junwei Han, C.L. Philip Chen. BoSCC: Bag of Spatial Context Correlations for Spatially Enhanced 3D Shape Representation. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2017, 26(8): 3707-3720. (SCI, 2016 Impact factor: 4.828)
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BIMTag Ge Gao, Yu-Shen Liu, Pengpeng Lin, Meng Wang, Ming Gu, Jun-Hai Yong. BIMTag: Concept-based automatic semantic annotation of online BIM product resources. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2017, 31: 48-61. (Special issue of EG-ICE 2014). (SCI, 2016 Impact factor: 2.680)
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]  
VIV15Neucom2 Yu-Shen Liu, Hongchen Deng, Min Liu, Lianjie Gong. VIV: Using visible internal volume to compute junction-aware shape descriptor of 3D articulated models. Neurocomputing, 2016,215: 32-47. (SCI, 2016 Impact factor: 3.317)

Special Issue on Stereo data sensing, computation and perception

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IFCOntoSearch Ge Gao, Yu-Shen Liu, Meng Wang, Ming Gu, Jun-Hai Yong. A query expansion method for retrieving online BIM resources based on Industry Foundation Classes. Automation in Construction, 2015, 56: 14–25. (SCI, 2013 Impact factor: 1.822)
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]  
IFCCompressor Jing Sun, Yu-Shen Liu, Ge Gao, Xiao-Guang Han. IFCCompressor: A content-based compression algorithm for optimizing Industry Foundation Classes files. Automation in Construction, 2015, 50: 1-15. (SCI, 2013 Impact factor: 1.822)
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Junction-aware Jinlong Feng, Yu-Shen Liu, Lianjie Gong. Junction-aware shape descriptor for 3D articulated models using local shape-radius variation. Signal Processing, 2015, 112: 4-16. (SCI, 2013 Impact factor: 2.238)
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]  
TSWJ14RBIM Yu-Shen Liu, Heng Li, Haijiang Li, Pieter Pauwels, Jakob Beetz. Recent Advances on Building Information Modeling. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2015, Article ID 786598, 2 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/786598. (Editorial) (SCI, 2013 Impact factor: 1.219)
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The IFC-based path planning for 3D indoor spaces Ya-Hong Lin, Yu-Shen Liu, Ge Gao, Xiao-Guang Han, Cheng-Yuan Lai, Ming Gu. The IFC-based path planning for 3D indoor spaces. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2013; 27(2): 189-205. (SCI, 2013 Impact factor: 2.068) (Highly Cited Research Award)
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]  
Dongxing Cao, Shengfeng Qin, Yu-Shen Liu. Advances in Conceptual Design Theories, Methodologies, and Applications. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2013; Article ID 207492, page 1-3. doi:10.1155/2013/207492. (SCI, 2012 Impact factor:1.062)
Special Issue:
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ame/si/293862/
[Paper]   [Bib]  
Robust shape normalization of 3D articulated volumetric models Chao Wang, Yu-Shen Liu, Min Liu, Jun-Hai Yong, Jean-Claude Paul. Robust shape normalization of 3D articulated volumetric models. Computer-Aided Design, 2012; 44(12): 1253-1268. (SCI, Impact factor: 1.234).
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3DMolNavi: A navigation system for flexible molecular shape retrieval based on histogram and dimensionality reduction Yu-Shen Liu, Meng Wang, Jean-Claude Paul, Karthik Ramani. 3DMolNavi: A web-based retrieval and navigation tool for flexible molecular shape comparison.BMC Bioinformatics, 2012, 13:95. (SCI, Impact factor: 3.029).
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2105/13/95
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]
Computing the inner distances of volumetric models for articulated 
								shape description with a visibility graph. Yu-Shen Liu, Karthik Ramani, Min Liu. Computing the inner distances of volumetric models for articulated shape description with a visibility graph. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2011, 33(12): 2538-2544. (SCI , Impact factor: 4.908)
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Using diffusion distances for flexible molecular shape comparison. Yu-Shen Liu, Qi Li, Guo-Qin Zheng, Karthik Ramani, William Benjamin. Using diffusion distances for flexible molecular shape comparison. BMC Bioinformatics, 2010, 11:480 (SCI, Impact factor: 3.029)
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Surface area estimation of digitized 3D objects using quasi-Monte Carlo methods. Yu-Shen Liu, Jing Yi, Hu Zhang, Guo-Qin Zheng, Jean-Claude Paul. Surface area estimation of digitized 3D objects using quasi-Monte Carlo methods. Pattern Recognition, 2010, 43(11): 3900-3909 (SCI, Impact factor: 2.682).
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IDSS: deformation invariant signatures for molecular shape comparison Yu-Shen Liu, Yi Fang, Karthik Ramani. IDSS: deformation invariant signatures for molecular shape comparison, BMC Bioinformatics, 2009, 10:157 (SCI, Impact factor: 3.029).
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]
Computing global visibility maps for regions on the boundaries of polyhedra using Minkowski sums Min Liu, Yu-Shen Liu, Karthik Ramani. Computing global visibility maps for regions on the boundaries of polyhedra using Minkowski sums. Computer-Aided Design, 2009; 41(9): 668-680 (SCI, Impact factor: 1.542)
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Three dimensional shape comparison of flexible protein using the local-diameter descriptor Yi Fang, Yu-Shen Liu, Karthik Ramani. Three dimensional shape comparison of flexible protein using the local-diameter descriptor, BMC Structural Biology, 2009, 9:29 (SCI, Impact factor: 2.258)
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]
Using least median of squares for structural superposition of flexible proteins Yu-Shen Liu, Yi Fang, Karthik Ramani. Using least median of squares for structural superposition of flexible proteins. BMC Bioinformatics, 2009, 10:29 (SCI, Impact factor: 3.029).
[Project Page]   [Paper]   [Bib]
Robust principal axes determination for point-based shapes using least median of squares. Yu-Shen Liu, Karthik Ramani. Robust principal axes determination for point-based shapes using least median of squares. Computer-Aided Design, 2009; 41(4): 293-305 (SCI, Impact factor: 1.542)
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An extension on robust directed projection of points onto point clouds. Ming-Cui Du, Yu-Shen Liu. An extension on robust directed projection of points onto point clouds. Computer-Aided Design, 2008; 40(5):537-553. (SCI, Impact factor: 1.542).
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Automatic least-squares projection of points onto point clouds with applications in reverse engineering Yu-Shen Liu, Jean-Claude Paul, Jun-Hai Yong, Pi-Qiang Yu, Hui Zhang, Jia-Guang Sun, Karthik Ramani. Automatic least-squares projection of points onto point clouds with applications in reverse engineering. Computer-Aided Design, 2006; 38(12): 1251-1263. (SCI, Impact factor: 1.542)
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A quasi-Monte Carlo method for computing areas of point-sampled surfaces Yu-Shen Liu, Jun-Hai Yong, Hui Zhang, Dong-Ming Yan, Jia-Guang Sun. A quasi-Monte Carlo method for computing areas of point-sampled surfaces. Computer-Aided Design, 2006; 38(1): 55-68. (SCI, Impact factor: 1.542)
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Mesh blending Yu-Shen Liu, Hui Zhang, Jun-Hai Yong, Pi-Qiang Yu, Jia-Guang Sun. Mesh blending. The Visual Computer, 2005; 21(11): 915-927. (SCI, Impact factor: 0.583)
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Articles in Proceedings and Others:

ICCCBE2016 Ge Gao, Yu-Shen Liu, Jia-Xing Wu, Ming Gu, Xu-Kun Yang, Hua-Liang Li. IFC Railway: A Semantic and Geometric Modeling Approach for Railways based on IFC. In 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE2016), 2016, Japan. (Best Student Presentation Award)
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Ge Gao, Yu-Shen Liu, Meng Wang, Xiao-Guang Han. BIMTag: Semantic Annotation of Web BIM Product Resources Based on IFC Ontology. In: 21st International Workshop of the European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE 2014), July, 2014 Cardiff, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-0-9930807-0-8 (EI: 20144900283797). (invitation for extended version submission to Advanced Engineering Informatics)
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Yu-Shen Liu, Min Liu, Daisuke Kihara, Karthik Ramani. Salient critical points for meshes. In Proceedings of the 2007 ACM symposium on Solid and physical modeling (SPM'07), 277-282, June 2007, Beijing, China.
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Yu-Shen Liu, Pi-Qiang Yu, Jun-Hai Yong, Hui Zhang, Jia-Guang Sun. Bilateral filter for meshes using new predictor. International Symposium on Computational and Information Sciences (CIS'04), LNCS 3314: 1093-1099, 2004. (SCI, Impact factor: 0.531)
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Yu-Shen Liu, Jun-Hai Yong, Pi-Qiang Yu, Hui Zhang, Ming-Cui Du, Jia-Guang Sun. Mesh parameterization for an open connected surface without partition. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD-CG'05), 306-312, September, 2005, Hong Kong, China. (Best Student Paper Award)
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Min Liu, Yu-Shen Liu, Karthik Ramani. Anisotropic filtering on normal field and curvature tensor field using optimal estimation theory. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications 2007 (SMI'07), 169-178, June 2007, Lyon, France.
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Articles in Review and Preparation:

Han Liu, Zhizhong Han, Yu-Shen Liu, Ming Gu. Supervised Linear Dimensionality Reduction by Angular Discriminant Analysis for Vector Space Model. To be submitted, 2017.
Xinyu Yin, Zhizhong Han, Yu-Shen Liu, Han Liu. Using Global Bilingual Word Embedding for Unsupervised Word Alignment. To be submitted, 2017.