Peng Zhang


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About me

My name is Peng Zhang and I am currently a Ph.D. student at Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Virginia Tech. My advisor is Dr. Devi Parikh.

CV can be found here.

Research Interest

My research interest includes computer vision, machine learning and pattern recognition. Specifically, I mainly focus on failure predictions and intersection between vision and language.

Education

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Ph.D student, Computer Engineering, January 2014 -- Present

Northeastern University, Boston, MA
M.S., Electrical Engineering, September 2010 -- May 2013

Shandong University, Jinan, China
BS, Automation, September 2006 -- June 2010

Publications

2016

P. Zhang*, Y. Goyal*, D. Summers-Stay, D. Batra and D. Parikh
Yin and Yang: Balancing and Answering Binary Visual Questions
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016.

2014

P. Zhang, J. Wang, A. FarhadiM. Hebert and D. Parikh
Predicting Failures of Vision Systems
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014.
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2012

P. Zhang, E. Ataer-Cansizoglu and D. Erdogmus
Local Linear Approximation of Principal Curve Projections
IEEE International workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012

N. Ghadarghadar, E. Ataer-Cansizoglu, P. Zhang, D. Erdogmus 
A SIFT-point Distribution-based Method for Head Pose Estimation
IEEE International workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), 2012

Miscellaneous

Gold medal from 2014 VT badminton open Men's doubles

Contact

Email: zhangp [at] vt [dot] edu
Lab: Computer Vision Lab in Room 415 in Whittemore Hall