Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

  1. Z. Zhang, J. Li, Y. Guo, X. Li, Y. Lin, G. Xiao, C. Wang, “Robust procedural model fitting with a new geometric similarity estimator,” Pattern Recognition (PR), 85:120-131, 2019.
  2. C. Le+, and X. Li, “Sparse3D: A New Global Model for Matching Sparse RGB-D Dataset with Small Inter-frame Overlap,” Computer-aided Design (CAD), 102:33-43, 2018.
  3. S. Heymsfield, B. Bourgeois, B. Ng, M. Sommer, X. Li, J. Shepherd, “Digital Anthropometry: A Critical Review,” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN), 72:680—687, 2018.
  4. Y. Cao, B. Xu, Z. Ye, J. Yang, Y. Cao, C. Tisse, and X. Li, “Depth and Thermal Sensor Fusion to Enhance 3D Thermographic Reconstruction,” Optics Express, 26(7), pp. 8179-8193, 2018.
  5. C. Liu+, W. Yu+, Z. Chen, and X. Li, “Distributed Poly-square Mapping for Large-scale Semi-Structured Quad Mesh Generation,” Computer-aided Design (CAD), Vol. 90, pp. 5-17, 2017.
  6. X. Li, W. Yu+, and C. Liu+, “Geometry-aware Partitioning of Complex Domains for Parallel Quad Meshing,” Computer-aided Design (CAD), Vol. 85, pp. 20—33, 2017.
  7. B. Bourgeois, B. Ng, D. Latimer, C. Stannard, L. Romeo, X. Li, J. Shepherd, S. Heymsfield, “Clinically-Applicable Optical Imaging Technology for Body Size and Shape Analysis: Comparison of Systems Differing in Design,” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN), 71(11):1329-1335, 2017.
  8. M. Hajij+, T. Dey, and X. Li, “Segmenting a surface mesh into pants using Morse theory,” Graphical Models, Vol. 88, pp. 12-21, 2016.
  9. S. Zheng+, J. Hong, K. Zhang, B. Li, and X. Li, “A Multi-frame Graph Matching Algorithm for Low-bandwidth RGB-D SLAM,” Computer-aided Design, vol. 78, pp. 107-117, 2016.
  10. Y. Zhang, J. Cao, Z. Chen, X. Li, and X. Zeng, “B-spline Surface Fitting with Knot Position Optimization,” Computers & Graphics, vol. 58, pp. 73-83, 2016.
  11. L. Soileau, D. Bautista, C. Johnson, C. Gao, K. Zhang+, X. Li, S. Heymsfield, D. Thomas, and J. Zheng, "Automated Anthropometric Phenotyping with Novel Kinect-based Three-Dimensional Imaging Method: Comparison to a Reference Laser Imaging System," European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN), 70(4):475-481, 2016.
  12. X. Li and S. Iyengar, “On Computing Mapping of 3D Objects: A Survey,” ACM Computing Surveys, volume 47, number 2, pp. 34:1 – 34:45, 2015.
  13. P. Chen+ and X. Li, “Revised spectral matching algorithm for scenes with mutually inconsistent local transformations,” IET Image Processing, 9(10):916-922, 2015.
  14. C. Maier, K. Zhang+, M. Manhein, and X. Li, “Palate Shape and Depth: A Shape-Matching and Machine Learning Method for Estimating Ancestry from Human Skeletal Remains,” Journal of Forensic Sciences, 60(5):1129-1134, 2015.
  15. K. Zhang+ and X. Li, “Searching Geometry-aware Pants Decomposition in Different Isotopy Classes,” Geometry, Imaging, and Computing, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 367– 393, 2014.
  16. P. Chen+ and X. Li, “Effective Volumetric Feature Modeling and Coarse Correspondence via Improved 3DSIFT and Spectral Matching,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2014, Article 378159, pp. 1– 10, 2014.
  17. K. Zhang+ and X. Li, “A Graph-based Optimization Algorithm for Fragmented Image Reassembly,” Graphical Models, Vol. 76, Issue 5, pp. 484-498, 2014.
  18. W. Yu+, M. Li, X. Li, “Optimizing Pyramid Visibility Coverage for Autonomous Robots in 3D Environment,” Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 9-16, 2014.
  19. W. Yu+, K. Zhang+, S. Wan+, and X. Li, “Optimizing Polycube Domain Construction for Hexahedral Remeshing,” Computer-Aided Design, (Proceedings SIAM/ACM Conference on Geometric Design and Modeling 2013), Vol. 46, pp. 56-68, 2014.
  20. K. Zhang+, J. Zheng, C. Gao, D. Thomas, X. Li, and S. Heymsfield, “Rapid-Accurate Anthropometric Body Shape Assessment with Low-Cost Novel 3D Imaging System,” The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), 28(1):391-392, 2014.
  21. S. Wan+, T. Ye+, M. Li, H. Zhang, and X. Li, “An Efficient Spherical Mapping Algorithm and its Application on Spherical Harmonics,” Science China – Information Sciences, Vol. 56, pp. 1-10, 2013.
  22. B. Li, X. Li, K. Wang, and H. Qin, “Surface Mesh to Volumetric Spline Conversion with Generalized Polycubes,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 1539– 1551, 2013.
  23. H. Xu+, W. Yu+, S. Gu, and X. Li, “Biharmonic Volumetric Mapping using Fundamental Solutions,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 787– 798, 2013.
  24. J. Cao, X. Li, Z. Chen, and H. Qin, “Spherical DCB-Spline Surfaces with Hierarchical and Adaptive Knot Insertion,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 1290– 1303, 2012.
  25. W. Yu+, M. Li, and X. Li, “Fragmented Skull Modeling using Heat Kernels,” Graphical Models, Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 140– 151, 2012.
  26. K. Wang, X. Li, B. Li, H. Xu+, and H. Qin, “Restricted Trivariate Polycube Splines for Volumetric Data Modeling,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 703– 716, 2012.
  27. X. Li, W. Yu+, X. Lin+, and S. S. Iyengar, “On Optimizing Autonomous Pipeline Inspection,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol.28, No. 1, pp. 223– 233, 2012.
  28. S. S. Iyengar, X. Li, A. Sawant, H. Xu+, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Balakrishnan, and P. Iyengar, “Toward More Precise Radiotherapy Treatment of Lung Tumors,” IEEE Computer, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 59– 65, 2012.
  29. W. Yu+,and X. Li, “Computing 3D Shape Guarding and Star Decomposition,” Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 2087– 2096, 2011.
  30. X. Li, Z. Yin+, L. Wei+, S. Wan+, W. Yu+,and M. Li, “Symmetry and Template Guided Skull Completion,” Computers & Graphics, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 885– 893, 2011.
  31. S. Wan+, Z. Yin+, K. Zhang+, H. Zhang, and X. Li, “A Topology-Preserving Optimization Algorithm for Polycube Mapping,” Computers & Graphics, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 639– 649, 2011.
  32. S. S. Iyengar, S. Mukhopadhyay, C. Steinmuller, and X. Li, “Preventing Future Oil Spills with Software-Based Event Detection,” IEEE Computer, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 95– 97, 2010.
  33. X. Li, H. Xu+, S. Wan+, Z. Yin+, and W. Yu+, “Feature-aligned Harmonic Volumetric Mapping using MFS,” Computers & Graphics, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 242– 251, 2010.
  34. X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Surface Mapping using Consistent Pants Decomposition,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 558– 571, 2009.
  35. X. Li, X. Guo, H. Wang, Y. He, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Meshless Harmonic Volumetric Mapping using Fundamental Solution Methods,” IEEE Transactions on Automation, Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 409– 422, 2009.
  36. H. Wang, Y. He, X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Geometry-Aware Domain Decomposition for T-Spline-based Manifold Modeling,” Computers & Graphics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 359– 368, 2009.
  37. J. Cao, X. Li, G. Wang, and H. Qin, “Surface Reconstruction using Bivariate Simplex Splines on Delaunay Configurations,” Computers & Graphics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 341– 350, 2009.
  38. X. Li, Y. Bao, X. Guo, M. Jin, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Globally Optimal Surface Mapping for Surfaces with Arbitrary Topology,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 805– 819, 2008.
  39. H. Wang, Y. He, X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Polycube Spline,” Computer Aided Design, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 721– 733, 2008.
  40. X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Curve Space: Classifying Curves on Surfaces,” Communications in Information and Systems, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 207–226, 2007.
  41. W. Zeng, X. Li, S-T Yau, and X. Gu, “Conformal Spherical Parameterization for High Genus Surfaces,” Communications in Information and Systems, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 273– 286, 2007.
  42. X. Guo, X. Li, Y. Bao, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Meshless Thin-shell Simulation Based on Global Conformal Parameterization,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 375– 385, 2006.
  43. A. Mehler, Y. Bao, X. Li, Y. Wang, and S. Skiena, “Spatial Analysis of News Sources,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 765– 772, 2006.

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

  1. H. Kamran+, K. Zhang+, M. Li, and X. Li*, “An LCS-based 2D Fragmented Image Reassembly Algorithm,” Proc. IEEE 13th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, in press, 2018.
  2. M. Zadghorban+, M. Li, and X. Li*, “Image-based Human Character Modeling and Reconstruction for Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy,” Proc. IEEE 13th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, in press, 2018.
  3. C. Zhang+ and X. Li, “Automatic Quad Meshing by Simulating NaCl Crystallization,” Proc. 26th International Meshing Roundtable (IMR) Conference, in Procedia Engineering, pp. 284-296, 2017.
  4. N. Urella+, J. Hughes, E. Conrad, J. Zhang, and X. Li, “A VR Scene Modelling Platform for PTSD Treatment,” Proc. IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, pp. 257-262, 2017.
  5. C. Liu+, Z. Chen, and X. Li, “2D Quad Mesh Generation using Divide-and-Conquer Poly-square Maps,” Proc. IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, pp. 263-268, 2017.
  6. W. Yu+, K. Zhang+, and X. Li, “Recent algorithms on automatic hexahedral mesh generation,” Proc. IEEE 10th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 697—702, 2015.
  7. K. Zhang+, M. Manhein, W. Waggenspack, and X. Li, “3D Fragment Reassembly using Integrated Template Guidance and Fracture-Region Matching,” Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), pp. 2138-2146, 2015.
  8. W. Yu+ and X. Li, "A Geometry-aware Data Partitioning Algorithm for Parallel Quad Mesh Generation on Large-scale 2D Regions," 24th International Meshing Roundtable (IMR) Conference, in Procedia Engineering, 124:44-56, 2015.
  9. X. Li, F. Yang, C. Cao, X. Chen, X. Li, and M. Huang, “On Developing Data Integration and Mining Platform for Classical Chinese Literature Study,” Proc. IEEE 9th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 403-406, 2014.
  10. H. Xu+ and X. Li, “A Symmetric 4D Registration Algorithm for Respiratory Motion Modeling,” International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Nagoya, Japan, pp. 149-156, 2013.
  11. H. Xu+ and X. Li, “Consistent feature-aligned 4D image registration for respiratory motion modeling,” in Proc. International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), (oral, acceptance rate: 19%, received NSF Scholar award), pp. 584– 587, San Francisco, USA, 2013.
  12. W. Yu+, M. Li and X. Li, “Optimizing Pyramid Visibility Coverage for Autonomous Robots in 3D Environment,” 8th International Conference on Computer Science & Education, pp. 1023-1028, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2013.
  13. S. Wan+, T. Ye+, M. Li, H. Zhang, and X. Li, “Efficient Spherical Parameterization Using Progressive Optimization,” in Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS), Proc. Computational Visual Media Conference (oral, acceptance rate: 29.5%),Vol. 7633, pp. 170– 177, Beijing, China, 2012.
  14. K. Zhang+ and X. Li, “Optimizing Geometry-aware Pants Decomposition,” in Proc. Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics)(acceptance rate: 20%), pp. 11– 16, Hong Kong, China, 2012.
  15. H. Xu+, P. Chen+, W. Yu+, A.Sawant, S.S Iyengar, and X. Li, “Feature-aligned 4D Spatiotemporal Image Registration,” in Proc. International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), (oral, acceptance rate 15%), pp. 2639– 2642, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, 2012.
  16. Z. Yin+, L. Wei+, M. Manhein, and X. Li, “An Automatic Assembly and Completion Framework for Fragmented Skulls,” in Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) (acceptance rate: 24%), pp. 2532– 2539, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
  17. W. Yu+, S.S. Iyengar, and X. Li, “Efficient 3D Region Guarding for Multimedia Data Processing,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) (oral, acceptance rate: 15%), pp. 1– 6, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
  18. H. Xu+ and X. Li, “Dynamic Harmonic Texture Mapping using Methods of Fundamental Solutions,” in Proc. IEEE 6th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, pp. 871– 875, Singapore, 2011.
  19. Q. Huang+, S.S. Iyengar, and X. Li, “3D Surface Stagnography using Geometry Images,” in Proc. IEEE 6th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, pp. 866– 870, Singapore, 2011.
  20. N. Zhang+, T. Ye+, W. Yu+, M. Li, and X. Li, “A Survey of Topology Denoise Technologies,” in Proc. IEEE 6th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, pp. 1390– 1395, Singapore, 2011.
  21. L. Wei+, W. Yu+, M. Li, and X. Li, “Skull Assembly and Completion using Template-based Surface Matching,” in Proc. International Joint 3DIM/3DPVT Conference: 3D Imaging, Modeling, Processing, Visualization, Transmission (3DIMPVT), pp. 413– 420,Hangzhou, China, 2011.
  22. W. Yu+, T. Ye+, M. Li, and X. Li, “Spherical Harmonic Decomposition for Surfaces of Arbitrary Topology,” in Proc. IEEE 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Hefei, China, pp. 215– 220, 2010.
  23. Z. Yin+, W. Yu+, M. Li, and X. Li, “Hole Filling using Dynamic Programming for Archaeological Data Completion,” in Proc. IEEE 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Hefei, China, pp. 1750– 1754, 2010.
  24. L. Wei+, W. Yu+, M. Li, and X. Li, “A Non-Rigid Registration Algorithm for Compatible Skeletonization,” in Proc. IEEE 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Hefei, China, pp. 209– 214, 2010.
  25. B. Li, X. Li, K. Wang, and H. Qin, “Generalized PolyCube Trivariate Splines,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference of Shape Modeling and Applications, Aix-en-Provence, France, pp. 261– 265, 2010.
  26. H. Xu+, W. Yu+, N. Zhang+, and X. Li, “An Interactive System for Heterogeneous 3D Volumetric Data Visualization” in Proc. International Conference on Computer Science and Education, pp. 1745– 1749, Hefei, China, 2010.
  27. F. Zhao+, W. Yu+, and X. Li, “Volumetric Texture Synthesis using Fundamental Solution Methods,” in Proc. International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Nanning, China, pp. 771– 776, 2009.
  28. Z. Yin+, X. Lin+, L. Wei+, W. Yu+, J. Cai, M. Li, and X. Li, “Gait Planning in 3D Robot Simulation using ZMP theory,” in Proc. International Conference on Computer Science and Education, Nanning, China, pp. 203– 207, 2009.
  29. X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Surface Matching using Consistent Pants Decomposition,” in Proc. ACM Solid Physical Modeling Symposium, Stony Brook, USA, (invited as one of two best papers to TVCG), pp. 125– 136, 2008.
  30. X. Li, X. Guo, H. Wang, Y. He, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Harmonic Volumetric Mapping for Solid Modeling Applications,” in Proc. ACM Solid Physical Modeling Symposium, Beijing, China, pp. 109– 120, 2007.
  31. H. Wang, Y. He, X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Polycube Splines,” in Proc. ACM Solid Physical Modeling Symposium, Beijing, China, pp. 241–251, 2007.
  32. X. Li, Y. He, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Curves-on-Surfaces: A General Shape Comparison Framework,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Shape Modeling and Applications, Matsushima, Japan, pp. 352– 357, 2006.
  33. Y. He, X. Li, X. Gu, and H. Qin, “Brain Image Analysis using Spherical Splines,” in Proc. the 5th International Workshop on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (EMMCVPR) '05, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, St. Augustine, FL, USA, Vol. 3757, pp. 633– 644, 2005.