Associate Professor of Computer Science

Phone: (86-27) 87793548

Email: fuhao_zou@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Machine learning and its applications

Research Interests:

Fuhao Zou is an Associate Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science & Technology at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). He obtained his BSc and PhD from Department of Computer Science, Central China Normal University (CCNU) in 1998 and School of Computer Science & Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2006 respectively. He then joined the Huazhong University of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor and became an Associate Professor in November 2009. His research interests mainly include machine learning and its applications, such as Data-aware Hashing, Multimedia security, Bioinformatics, Data Storage, Big Data Analysis. He was Postdoc Research Fellow in School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEE) at the University of Queensland (UQ), advised by Professor Xiaofang Zhou and Professor Hengtao Shen in 2010-2011. He publishes more than 50 papers in major journals and conferences, including IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMCCAP), Information Science, Applied Soft Computing, ACM Multimedia, and ICME, etc. He is a senior member of CCF and Member of IEEE, ACM, and a special committee member of Storage Professional Committee. He is also specialist of the ISO/IEC JTC1 Study Group on Big Data (JTC1 SGBD).  ​

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Computer Science, 2006, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST);
  • BSc in Computer Science, 1998, Central China Normal University (CCNU).

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor (2009-present), School of Computer Science & Technology at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST);
  • Assistant Professor (2006-2009), School of Computer Science & Technology at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST);
  • Postdoc Research Fellow (2010-2011), School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Queensland (UQ).

Selected Publications

  • Multimedia Security

  • Cong Liu, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou, Lingyu Yan, Hui Feng, Xinyu Ou.Kernelized Neighborhood Preserving Hashing for Social Network Oriented Digital Fingerprints. The IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2015.

  • Liyun Wang, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou et al. Real-time Video Watermarking Scheme Resisting Geometric Distortions in the Compressed Domain. IEEE Multimedia, 19(1):70-79, 2012(SCI, A)

  • Feng H, Ling H, Zou F, et al. A collusion attack optimization framework toward spread-spectrum fingerprinting[J]. Applied Soft Computing, 2013, 13(8): 3482-3493. (SCI, A)

  • Hui Feng, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou et al . A Collusion Attack Optimization Strategy for Digital Fingerprinting. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, 8s(2):1-36, 2012(SCI, A)

  • Feng H, Gan L, Ling H, et al. A generic collusion attack optimization strategy for traditional spread-spectrum and quantization index modulation fingerprinting[J]. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2014: 1-22. (SCI, B)

  • Ye C, Ling H, Zou F, et al. A new fingerprinting scheme using social network analysis for majority attack[J]. Telecommunication Systems, 2013, 54(3): 315-331. Springer(SCI, B)

  • Hui Feng, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou et al. SVM-Based Anti-Forensic Method for Spread-Spectrum Fingerprinting. Security and Communication Networks, online publication: DOI: 10.1002/sec.503 (SCI, C)

  • Conghuan Ye, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou, Cong Liu. Secure content sharing for social network using fingerprinting and encryption in the TSH transform domain. In: ACM MM'12, Nara, Japan, ACM, New York, NY, 2012, pp. 1117-1120(EI)

  • Hefei Ling, Liyun Wang, Fuhao Zou et al. Robust Video Watermarking Based on Affine Invariant Regions in the compressed domain. Signal Processing (Elsevier Academic Press),91(8): 1863-1875, 2011. (SCI, B)

  • Hefei Ling, Liyun Wang, Fuhao Zou et al. Real-time Video Watermarking Scheme Resistant to Geometric Distortions. Journal of Electronic Imaging (SPIE Press), 20(1), 013025, 2011. (SCI, B)

  • Yanwei Yu, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou et al. Robust Localized Image Watermarking Based on Invariant Regions. Digital Signal Processing (Elsevier Academic Press), 22(1): 170-180, 2012. (SCI, B)

  • H. Feng,H. F. Ling, F. H. Zou et al. Optimal Collusion Attack for Digital Fingerprinting. In: Proceedings of ACM international conference on Multimedia(ACM MM'10), Firenze, Italy, ACM, New York, NY, 2010, pp. 767-770 (EI)

  • Conghuan Ye, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou, Zhengding Lu. A Novel JFE Scheme for Social Multimedia Distribution in Compressed Domain Using SVD and CA. In: 11th International Workshop on Digital-forensics and Watermarking(IWDW 2012),Shanghai, China, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 2012, pp. 11-16(EI)

  • Hefei Ling, Hui Feng, Fuhao Zou, Shiguo Lian, “Chapter16: Digital Fingerprinting for Traitor Tracing”, Frank Hartung, Ton Kalker, Shiguo Lian(Eds.), Digital Rights Management: Technology, Standards and Applications, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2012

     

  • Data Hashing and Multimedia Analysis

  • Zou F, Wang Y, Yang Y, et al. Supervised Feature Learning via ℓ2-norm Regularized Logistic Regression for 3D Object Recognition [J]. Neurocomputing, (to be appeared in 2015) – Elsevier(SCI, B)

  • Zou F, Liu Y, Song J, et al. Multi-View Multi-Label Learning for Image Annotation [J]. Multimedia Tools and Applications, (to be appeared in 2015) - Springer(SCI, B)

  • C Liu, H Ling, F Zou, M Sarem, L Yan. Nonnegative sparse locality preserving hashing. Information Sciences, 2014 – Elsevier(SCI, A)

  • Hefei Ling, Hongrui Cheng, Qingzhen Ma, Fuhao Zou et al. Efficient Image Copy Detection Using Multi-Scale Fingerprints. IEEE Multimedia,19(1):60-69, 2012(SCI, A)

  • Yan L, Ling H, Zou F, et al. Iterated local search optimized hashing for image copy detection[J]. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2014: 1-18. - Springer(SCI, B)

  • Liu C, Ling H, Zou F, et al. Local and global structure preserving hashing for fast digital fingerprint tracing[J]. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2014: 1-21. - Springer(SCI, B)

  • Zou F, Feng H, Ling H, et al. Nonnegative sparse coding induced hashing for image copy detection[J]. Neurocomputing, 2013, 105: 81-89.. (SCI, B)

  • Zou F, Liu C, Ling H, et al. Least square regularized spectral hashing for similarity search[J]. Signal Processing, 2013, 93(8): 2265-2273.. (SCI, B)

  • Ling H, Yan L, Zou F, et al. Fast image copy detection approach based on local fingerprint defined visual words[J]. Signal Processing, 2013, 93(8): 2328-2338.. (SCI, B)

  • Cong Liu, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou, Lingyu Yan. Neighborhood preserving hashing for fast similarity search. In: Proceedings of ACM international conference on Multimedia(ACM MM'12), Nara, Japan, ACM, New York, NY, 2012, pp. 945-948 (EI)

  • Hefei Ling, Liyun Wang, Fuhao Zou et al. Fine-Search for Image Copy Detection based on Local Affine-Invariant Descriptor and Spatial Dependent Matching. Multimedia Tools and Applications(Springer Press), 52(2): 551-568, 2011. (SCI, B)

  • Zhihua Xu, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou, Ping Li. A novel image copy detection scheme based on the local multi-resolution histogram descriptor. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 52(2): 445-463, 2011. (SCI, B)

  • Hefei Ling, Liyun Wang, Lingyu Yan et al. PM-DFT: A New Local Invariant Descriptor towards Image Copy Detection. Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), 26(3): 558-567, 2011. (SCI, C)

  • Zhihua Xu, Hefei Ling, Fuhao Zou et al. Robust Image Copy Detection Using Multi-resolution Histogram. In: ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (ACM MIR'10), p. 129-136, 2010. (EI)

Awards and Honors

  1. State Development and Reform Commission Special Program: "Industrialization of Xunlei Big Data Platform and Its Standard Development ". (2014-2016)(Principal Investigator);

  2. Shenzhen Economics and Information Technology committee Project: "Platform of Digital Content Cloud Service (Grant No: 20120803193200)". (2013-2014)(Principal Investigator);

  3. National Natural Science Foundation of China: "Social Network-oriented Digital Fingerprint Technology (Grant No: 61272409)". (2013-2016) (Key Participant);

  4. National Natural Science Foundation of China: "Video Copy Detection Technology Resilient Geometrical Distortion (Grant No: 60803112)". (2009-2011)( Principal Investigator);

  5. National High Technology Research and Development Program of China: "Multimedia Copyright Actively Track and Monitoring Key Technique (Grant No: 2009AA01Z411)". (2009-2010)( Key Participant);

  6. National Natural Science Foundation of China: "Security Analysis and Evaluation towards Digital Fingerprint (Grant No: 60873226)". (2013-2016) (Key Participant);

  7. National Natural Science Foundation of China: "Video Watermarking Resilient against Geometrical Attack (Grant No: 60502024)". (2006-2008) (Key Participant);

  8. Electronic Development Fund Program under the Ministry of Information Industry: "Video Watermarking based Terminal Port Protection Technique for Digital TV (Grant No: [2007]329)". (2008-2009)( Key Participant);

  9. Electronic Development Fund Program under the Ministry of Information Industry: "Real time Video Watermarking based Video Retrieval System (Grant No: [2004]479)". (2004-2006)(Key Participant).

Courses Taught

  • Big Data Technology (Master Course) (2013/ 2014 autumn);
  • Information Hiding (Master Course) (2006- 2014 autumn);
  • Microcomputer Interface Technology (Undergraduate Course) (2014/ 2015 spring);
  • Computational Thinking (Undergraduate Course) (2011- 2015 spring)
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