On June 12, at CVPR 2019, the top international conference on computer vision convened in Long Beach, USA, “Southeast University-ByteDance AI Lab Joint Team”, guided by Prof. Geng Xin from Southeast University and Dr. Wang Changhu from ByteDance AI Lab won the 1st Place Award in the Single-Person Human Pose Estimation Challenge and the 2nd Place Award in the Single-Person Human Parsing Challenge of “Look Into Person” International Competition (hereinafter referred to as “LIP”).
LIP (https://vuhcs.github.io/) was held for the third time this year. It features a large-scale database of human posture images, fair and rigorous evaluation standards, and international competition influences. The review experts were screened from renowned universities and scientific research institutions including Carnegie Mellon University, UCLA, UC Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Johns Hopkins University, National University of Singapore and Sun Yat-Sen University, etc.. This competition has attracted the participation of multiple internationally outstanding teams from higher education institutions and scientific research institutions including Baidu AI Research Institute, Samsung Cambridge Research Institute, Horizon AI Research Institute, ByteDance AI Lab, UCLA, University of Technology Sydney, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Seoul National University, Southeast University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiaotong University and Fudan University, etc..
In addition, Student Su Kai from our school was even invited to display the competition technology and share the participation experience at the Long Beach Conference. At the same time, the human posture estimation network based on enhanced channel and spatial information proposed by Southeast University and ByteDance AI Lab was accepted by CVPR 2019 conference.