Basic Information



           Yaochen Li


        Ph.D., Associate Professor

   School of Software Engineering

         Xi'an Jiaotong University


Office: A212, School of Software Engineering

Tel: (+86) 029-82663000-8012

Add: #28 Xianning West Road, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, 710049

E-mail: yaochenli [At]



Work Experience

Jan. 2020—Present       School of Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Associate Professor

Oct. 2016—Dec. 2019   School of Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Assistant Professor


Joint Ph.D.                    University of California, Los Angeles         Computer Vision

Ph.D.  Degree                Xi'an Jiaotong University                          Control Science and Engineering

Bachelor Degree             Xi'an Jiaotong University                         Computer Science and Technology

Research Areas

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Video and Image Processing

Intelligent Transportation Systems


First (Corresponding ) author papers


[20] Yaochen Li, Xiao Wu, Danhui Lu, Ling Li, Yuehu Liu and Li Zhu. Style transfer of urban road images using generative adversarial networks with structural details[J]. IEEE Multimedia, 2020. (SCI, IF 2020: 4.962)

[19] 刘荧, 李垚辰*, 刘跃虎, 付靖文, 马飞. 基于相关熵的多视角彩色点云配准[C]//第二十届全国图象图形学学术会议, 乌鲁木齐, 2020.

[18] Chuan Wu, Yaochen Li*, Ling Li, Le Wang and Yuehu Liu. Caption generation from road images for traffic scene construction[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Las Vegas, Oct. 2020.

[17] Yaochen Li, Yuehu Liu, Jihua Zhu, Shiqi Ma, Zhenning Niu and Rui Guo. Spatiotemporal road scene reconstruction using superpixel-based Markov random field[J]. Information Sciences, 2020, 507: 124-142. (SCI, WOS:000489000500008)(IF 2019: 5.524)

[16] Xiao Wu, Yaochen Li*, Zelin Hao, Chuan Wu, Xiaochun Wang and Yuehu Liu. Image style transformation based on structureGAN[C]//In Proceedings of Chinese Automation Congress, Hangzhou, Nov. 2019.(EI)

[15] Yuxiao Wang, Yaochen Li*, Ming Zeng, Zikun Dong, Jian Yuan and Ziwei Wang. Bottom-up estimation of geometric layout for indoor images[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Unmanned Systems, Beijing, Oct. 2019. (EI:20201008261335)

[14] Huihui Huo, Yaochen Li*, Chuan Wu, Xiao Wu, Zhiqiang Tian, and Yuehu Liu. Semantic segmentation and scene reconstruction for traffic simulation using CNN [C]//In Proceedings of 2nd China Symposium on Cognitive Computing and Hybrid Intelligence, Xi'an, Sep. 2019. (EI:20194907772809)

[13] Huayun Pan, Yaochen Li*, Xiao Wu, Xiao Wu, Yuxiao Wang, and Yuehu Liu. Fast two-cycle level set tracking with interactive superpixel segmentation [C]//In Proceedings of 2nd China Symposium on Cognitive Computing and Hybrid Intelligence, Xi'an, Sep. 2019. (EI:20194907772830)

[12] Yaochen Li, Rui Sun, Ying Liu, Yang Yang, Shuangxun Ma and Yuehu Liu. Interactive foreground segmentation and shape reconstruction from RGBD images [J]. Computers & Electrical Engineering, 2019, 79: 1-13. (SCI, WOS:000492799200006)(IF 2019: 2.189)

[11] Chao Zhu, Yaochen Li*, Yuehu Liu, Zhiqiang Tian, Zhichao Cui, Chi Zhang and Xinyu Zhu. Road scene layout reconstruction based on CNN and its application in traffic simulation[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Paris, Jun. 2019. (EI:20193807453140)

[10] Xiao Wu, Yaochen Li*, Yuehu Liu, Shanmin Pang, Le Wang, Chuan Wu and Huihui HuoJointly detecting and retrieving vehicles from road image sequences based on CNN[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Paris, Jun. 2019. (EI:20193807453259)

[9] Yaochen Li, Ying Liu, Rui Sun, Rui Guo, Li Zhu and Yong Qi. Multi-view point cloud registration with adaptive convergence threshold and its application in 3D model retrieval[J]. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2019. (SCI, INSPEC:18408184)(IF 2019: 2.101)

[8] Jian YuanYaochen Li*, Huayun Pan, Zhichao Cui and Yuehu Liu. 3D traffic scenes construction and simulation based on scene stages[C]//In Proceedings of Chinese Automation Congress, Xi'an, Dec. 2018. (Oral Paper)(EI:20191106633140)

[7] Yaochen Li, Yuehu Liu, Yuanqi Su, Gang Hua and Nanning Zheng. Three-dimensional traffic scenes simulation from road image sequences[J]. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2016, 17(4): 1121-1134. (SCI,  WOS:000373133600021; EI: 20160301821973)(IF 2019: 5.744)

[6] Yaochen Li, Yuanqi Su and Yuehu Liu. Fast two-cycle curve evolution with narrow perception of background for object tracking and contour refinement[J]. Signal Processing: Image Communication, 2016, 44: 29-43. (SCI, WOS:000376714000003; EI: 20161302174611)(IF 2019: 3.059)

[5] Yaochen Li, Yuanqi Su and Yuehu Liu. Fast two-cycle level set tracking with narrow perception of background[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, Turin, Jun. 2015. (Oral Paper)(EI:20154501514030)

[4] Yaochen Li, Yuehu Liu, Chi Zhang, Danchen Zhao and Nanning Zheng. The “floor-wall” traffic scenes construction for unmanned vehicle simulation evaluation[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Qingdao, Oct. 2014. (Best Student Paper Award) (EI:20152901040876)

[3] Yaochen Li, Yuehu Liu and Nanning Zheng. Creating Walk-Through Images from Traffic Video Sequence. UCLA Cam Report, 2013:13-82.

[2] Yaochen Li, Yuehu Liu, Xiao Huang, Ming Hou and Yang Yang. Vertex Saliency Computation from 3D facial meshes[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Access Spaces, Yokohama, Jun. 2011. (EI:20113414253229)

[1] Yaochen Li, Yuehu Liu, Yuanchun Wang, Zhengwang Wu and Yang Yang. 3D facial mesh detection using geometric saliency of surface[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, Barcelona, Jun. 2011.(EI:20114514487529)


Co-author papers

[9] Mintao Wu, Jihua Zhu, Jun Wang, Shanmin Pang and Yaochen Li. Listwise approach based on the cross-correntropy for learning to rank[J]. IET Electronic Letters, 2018, 54(14): 878-880. 

[8] Jiaxing Wang, Jihua Zhu, Shanmin Pang, Zhongyu Li, Yaochen Li and Xueming Qian. Adaptive co-weighting deep convolutional features for object retrieval[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, San Diego, Jul. 2018.(EI)

[7] Zutao Jiang, Jihua Zhu, Yaochen Li and Huimin Lu. Simultaneous merging multiple grid maps using the robust motion averaging[J]. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2018. (Accepted)(SCI)

[6] Congcong Jin, Jihua Zhu, Yaochen Li, Shanmin Pang, Lei Chen and Jun Wang. Multi-view registration based on weighted low rand and sparse matric decomposition of motions[J]. IET Computer Vision, 2018. (Accepted)(SCI) 

[5] Siyu Xu, Jihua Zhu, Yaochen Li and Jun Wang. Effective scaling registration approach by imposing the emphasis on the scale factor[J]. IET Electronic Letters, 2018, 54(7): 422-424. (SCI)

[4] Rui Guo, Jihua Zhu, Yaochen Li, Dapeng Chen, Zhongyu Li, Yongqin Zhang. Weighted Motion Averaging for the Registration of Multi-View Range Scans[J]. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2018, 77(9): 10651-10668. (SCI)

[3] Danchen Zhao, Yuehu Liu, Chi Zhang and Yaochen Li. Autonomous driving simulation for unmanned vehicles[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, Hawaii, Jan. 2015. (EI:20151300683652)

[2] Jianji Wang, Yuehu Liu, Ping Wei, Zhiqiang Tian, Yaochen Li and Nanning Zheng. Fractal image coding using SSIM[C]//In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Brussels, Sep. 2011. (EI:20120514730190)

[1] Yuanqi Su, Yaochen Li, Gang Zhou, Ping Wei and Yuehu Liu. Using selective attention for some vision tasks[J]. International Journal of Advanced Intelligence, 2011, 3(2):243-253.