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Name:
LE Thanh Ha, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Affiliation:   Faculty of Information and Technology, University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Office:
307, E3, 144 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay, Hanoi.
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INTRODUCTION

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thanh Ha received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Information Technology from the College of Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. In 2005, he received a Korean Government Scholarship for Ph.D program at the Department of Electronics Engineering at Korea University and got Ph.D degree in 2010. After graduation, he joined the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi as an Associate Professor. His research interests are image/video analysis and processing, satellite image processing and computer vision. He has deep experiences in teaching Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision, Multimedia Communication courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. He has also been principle and main investigator of many fundamental research and technology development projects funded by both domestic and international organizations. He also makes contributions in serving many domestic and international ICT academic conferences including KSE, NICS, ATC, SoICT, ICEIC, … In addition, he is member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), The Institude of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) and The Vietnamese Association for Pattern Recognition (VAPR).

EDUCATION

- Bachelor of Information Technology at Coltech of Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

- Master of Information Technology at Coltech of Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

- Ph.D of Signal Processing & Multimedia Communication at School of Engineering, Korea University, Korea.

 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH

- Teaching courses: Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision, Multimedia Processing and Communication

- Research topics: Image Processing, Satellite Image Processing, Video Coding and Communication, Computer Vision and Video Analysis

 

PUBLICATIONS

Journals:

[17] Thanh Ha Le, Seung-Won Jung, Chee Sun Won, A New Depth Image Quality Metric Using a Pair of Color and Depth Images, Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 76, pp. 11285-11303, 2017 (SCIE indexed).

[16] Thanh Ha Le, Vuong Tung Long, Dinh Trieu Duong, and Seung-Won Jung, Reduced Reference Quality Metric for Synthesized Virtual Views in 3DTV, ETRI Journal, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 1114-1123, Dec. 2016 (SCI Indexed).

[15] Pham Thanh Nam, Vu Duy Khuong, Dinh Trieu Duong, and Thanh Ha Le, Efficient Region-of-Interest Based Adaptive Bit Allocation for 3D-TV Video Transmission over Networks, VNU Journal of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Vol. 32, No.1, pp. 1-9, 2016.

[14] Khac Phong Do, Ba Tung Nguyen, Xuan Thanh Nguyen, Quang Hung Bui, Nguyen Le Tran, Thi Nhat Thanh Nguyen, Van Quynh Vuong, Thanh Ha Le, Spatial interpolation and assimilation methods for satellite and ground meteorological data in Vietnam, Journal of Information Processing Systems, vol.11, no.4, pp. 556~572, 2015 (Scopus Indexed).

[13] Xuan Thanh Nguyen, Ba Tung Nguyen, Khac Phong Do, Quang Hung Bui, Thi Nhat Thanh Nguyen, Van Quynh Vuong and Thanh Ha Le, Spatial Interpolation of Meteorologic Variables in Vietnam using the Kriging Method, Journal of Information Processing Systems, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 134~147, 2015 (Scopus Indexed).

[12] Yang Koo Lee, Thi Hong Nhan Vu, and Thanh Ha Le, Dual-Phase Approach to Improve Prediction of Heart Disease in Mobile Environment, ETRI Journal, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 222-232, Apr. 2015 (SCI Indexed).

[11] Thanh Ha Le, Thanh Thi Nhat Nguyen, Kristofer Lasko,Shriram Ilavajhala, Krishna Prasad Vadrevu and Chris Justice, Vegetation Fires And Air Pollution In Vietnam, Environmental Pollution, 2014 (SCI Indexed).

[10] Chinh Huu Pham, Quoc Khanh Le, and Thanh Ha Le, Human Action Recognition Using Dynamic Time Warping and Voting Algorithm, VNU Journal of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Vol. 30, No.1, pp. 22-30, 2014.

[9] Quoc Khanh Le, Sy Tan Nguyen, Thi Nhat Thanh Nguyen, and Thanh Ha Le, Burned Area Detection After Wildfire Using Landsat 7 ETM+ SLC-off Images, IEEK Transactions on Smart Processing & Computing, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 117-129, Jun. 2013.

[8] Quoc Khanh Le, Chinh Huu Pham, and Thanh Ha Le, Road traffic control gesture recognition using depth images, IEEK Transactions on Smart Processing & Computing, vol. 1, no. 1, pp.1-7, Jul., 2012.

[7] S.-W. Jung, Thanh Ha Le, and S.-J. Ko, A New Histogram Modification Based Reversible Data Hiding Algorithm Considering the Human Visual System, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 95-98, Feb. 2011 (SCIE Indexed).

[6] Thanh Ha Le, S.-W. Jung, S, -J. Baek, and S.-J. Ko, An Improved Method to the Macroblock-level Deblocking Scheme, ETRI Journal, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 195-200, Apr. 2011 (SCI Indexed).

[5] Thanh Ha Le, S.-W. Jung, K,-S, Chue, and S.-J. Ko, Image Segmentation based on a Modified Graph-Cut Algorithm, Electronics Letters, vol. 46, no.16, pp. 1121-1123, Aug. 2010. (SCI Indexed)

[4] Thanh Ha Le, S.-W. Jung, C.-S. Park, and S.-J. Ko, A Macroblock-level Deblocking Method to Improve Coding Efficiency for H.264/AVC, ETRI Journal, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 336-338, Apr. 2010. (SCI Indexed)

[3] Thanh Ha Le, C.-S. Park, S.-W. Jung, and S.-J. Ko, An Improved Method to CABAC in the H.264/AVC Video Compression Standard, IEICE Trans. Fundamentals, vol. E92-A, no. 12, pp. 3355-3360, Dec. 2009. (SCIE Indexed)

[2] S.-W. Jung, C.-S. Park, Thanh Ha Le, and S.-J. Ko, Adaptive Quarter-pel Motion Estimation and Motion Vector Coding Algorithm for the H.264/AVC Standard, Optical Engineering, vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 110502-1-3, Nov. 2009. (SCIE Indexed)

[1] M.-C. Hwang, Thanh Ha Le, N.-H. Kim, C.-S. Park, and S.-J. Ko, Person Identification System for Future Digital TV with Intelligence, IEEE Trans. Consumer Electronics, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 218-226, Feb. 2007. (SCI Indexed)

Conferences:

[24] Viet Anh Nguyen, Thanh Ha Le and Thuy Thi Nguyen, "Single Camera Based Fall Detection Using Motion and Human Shape Features," The 7th International Symposium on Information and Communication Technology (SoICT 2016), Dec. 8-9, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

[23] Minh Le Dinh, Long Vuong Tung, Xiem Hoang Van, Duong Dinh Trieu, Tung Pham Thanh, and Ha Le Thanh, "Improving 3DTV View Synthesis Using Motion Compensated Temporal Interpolation," The International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC 2016), October 12 – 14, 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam.

[22] Nguyen Thi Huong Thao, Vu Huu Tien, Vu Van San, Hoang Van Xiem, Le Thanh Ha, and Dinh Trieu Duong, "Side information creation using adaptive block size for distributed video coding," The International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC 2016), October 12 – 14, 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam.

[21] Xiem Hoang Van, Dinh Trieu Duong, and Le Thanh Ha, "Spatial - Temporal Feature Extraction based Adaptive Search Range for Effective Frame Rate Up - Conversion," The International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC 2016), October 12 – 14, 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam.

[20] Tung Long Vuong, Dinh Minh Le, Thi Thuy Le, and Thanh Ha Le, "Pre-rendered subtitles removal in video sequences using text detection and inpainting", International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication (ICEIC 2016), January 27-30, 2016, Danang, Vietnam.

[19] Thanh Ha Le, Seongjo Lee, Seung-Won Jung, and Chee Sun Won, "Reduced Reference Quality Metric for Depth Images", Advanced Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Volume 352, pp. 117-122, 2015.

[18] Van Hoang Nguyen, Tien Dung Nguyen, Huy Hoang Truong, Nguyen Hoang Hoa Luong, Thanh Ha Le, "A Low Complexity Fusion Method for VNREDSat-1 Images," in Proc. of The First NAFOSTED Conf. on Information and Computer Science, pp. 485-496, Hanoi, 2014.

[17] Thanh Nam Pham, Xuan Thanh Nguyen, Viet Hung Luu, Quang Hung Bui, Thanh Ha Le, "Region-of-Interest Tracking Method for Video Plus Depth Coding," in Proc. of  ICEIC 2014, pp. 96-99, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Jan., 2014.

[16] Nguyen Le Tran, Thanh Cong Do, Ba Tung Nguyen, Viet Cuong Ta, Thanh Ha Le, "Contour Based Hand Gesture Recognition Using Depth Data ," in Proc. of SIP 2013, pp. 60-64, Jeju, Korea, 2013.

[15] Tien Dung Nguyen, Huu Hiep Hai Nguyen, Thanh Ha Le, "Trademark Image Retrieval Based on Scale, Rotation, Translation Invariant Features," in Proc. of RIVF 2013, pp. 282-285, Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov. 2013.

[14] Thi Nhat Thanh Nguyen, Viet Cuong Ta, Thanh Ha Le, and S. Mantovani, "Particulate Matter concentration Estimation from satellite aerosol and meteorological parameters, data-driven approaches," in Proc. of  KSE 2013, Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct. 2013.

[13] Ngoc Tuan Nguyen, Thi Nhat Thanh Nguyen, Thanh Ha Le, "Text Recognition Method for Trademark Images," in Proc. of ICEIC 2013, pp.201-203, Bali, Indonesia, Jan. 30 ~ Feb. 2, 2013.

[12] Thanh Ha Le, Jae-Young Cho, Hyun-Ji Kim, and Sung-Jea Ko, "Illumination-Adaptive Color Reproduction Method for Daylight Condition," in Proc. of  ICEIC 2013, pp.189-190, Bali, Indonesia, Jan. 30 ~ Feb. 2, 2013.

[11] Thanh Ha Le, Lei Lei, Dae-Hwan Kim, and Sung-Jea Ko, "A New Interpolation Method Based on Non-Local Similarity," in Proc. of ICEIC 2012, pp.162-163, Jeongseon, Korea, Feb. 1 ~ Feb. 3, 2012.

[10] Thanh Ha Le, S. W. Jung, T. D. Bui, T. D. Dinh, and S. J. Ko, "Motion Vector Refinement Algorithm for the High De nition Video Coding," in Proc. of CES-CUBE, Jeju, Dec., 2011.

[9] T. H. N. Vu, Y. K. Lee, Thanh Ha Le, T. D. Bui, “Location-Based Information Disseminating System with Integration of Various Georeferenced Data”,  in Proc. of FITAT/DBMI 2011, pp. 69-74, Cheongju, Korea.

[8] K. D. Nguyen, T. D. Bui, Thanh Ha Le, “Barcode Identification in Heavily Blurred Images”,  in Proc. of PReMI 2011, pp. 116-121, Moscow, Russia.

[7] Thanh Ha Le, Sung-Ho Lee, Won-Jae Park, Jong-Woo Han, and Sung-Jea Ko, "Fast Face Detection Based on Skin Color Segmentation and Gradient-Based Cost-Function," in Proc. of ITC-CSCC, pp. 430-432, Gyeongju, Korea, Jun. 19 ~ Jun. 22, 2011.

[6] Thanh Ha Le, Hye-Soo Kim, Chun-Su Park, Seung-Won Jung, and Sung-Jea Ko, “Bitrate Reduction Using FMO for Video Streaming over Packet Networks,” in Proc. of WCSET 2009, vol.37, pp.316-318, WCSET 2009, vol.37, pp.316-318,

[5] Seung-Won Jung, Hye-Soo Kim, Thanh Ha Le, Seung-Jin Baek, and Sung-Jea Ko, “A Novel Deinterlacing Algorithm Based on Adaptive Polynomial Interpolation,” in Proc. of WCSET 2009, vol.37, pp.301-303, WCSET 2009, vol.37, pp.316-318,

[4] Thanh Ha Le, D. T. Duong, H.-S. Kim, M.-C. Hwang, and S.-J. Ko, "Error concealment using adaptive mode selection for video communication in multipath transport," in Proc. of IMQA2007, Chiba, Japan, Mar. 2007.

[3] M.-C. Hwang, Thanh Ha Le, S.-K. Kim, and S.-J. Ko, "Real-Time Person Identification System for Intelligent Digital TV," in Proc. Of 2006 Digest of Technical Papers International Conference on Consumer Electronics, pp. 103-104, Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 2007.

[2] Thanh Ha Le, D. T. Duong, H.-S. Kim, B.-D. Choi, and S.-J. Ko, "Error Concealment Using Adaptive Spatial Interpolation for H.264," in Proc. of ICCE 2006, Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct. 2006.

[1] D. T. Duong, H.-S. Kim, Thanh Ha Le, J.-Y. Jeong, and S.-J. Ko, Adaptive GOP Bit Allocation to Provide Seamless Video Streaming in Vertical Handoff, PSIVT2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4319, pp. 791-801, Dec. 2006.

Patents:

[2] Nguyen Dinh Nam, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Nguyen Do Van, Nguyen Minh Hoa, Vuong Tung Long, Le Thanh Ha. Analysis method for motion description information and apparatus for achieving motion synthesis description information in video (Pending). National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam, 2017.

[1] Le Thanh Ha, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Tran Quoc Long, Nguyen Do Van, Nguyen Chi Thanh, Nguyen Viet Anh, Nguyen Cong Thanh. Fall detection apparatus from video streaming (Pending). National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam, 2017.

 

PROJECTS

Current projects:

[5] Vision-based Recognition for Unmanned Systems with Deep Reinforcement Learning, funded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2018-2019, Priciple investigator.

[4] Video database for motion classification, funded by VP9 Company, 2017, Principle investigator.

[3] Developing a Distributed video compressor/De-compressor DVC, and Optimizing the Performance of DVC Deployed in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Main investigator.

[2] Multimedia application tools for intangible cultural heritage conservation, funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, 2016-2018, Main investigator.

[1] High Dimensional Heterogeneous Data based Animation Techniques for Southeast Asian Intangible Cultural Heritage Digital Content (ANIAGE), funded by European Commission (Horizon 2020), Principle investigator at VNU side.

Past projects:

[8] Video analysis and processing methods for surveillance cameras, funded by VP9 Company, 2016-2017.

[7] Coding and communication of multiview video plus depth for 3D Television Systems, funded by National Foundation for Science & Technology Development (Nafosted), 2013-2016, Principle investigator.

[6] Image processing techniques for UAVs, funded by Tecapro Company, 2016, Principle investigator

[5] Forest fire information system, funded by University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, 2014, Principle investigator.

[4] Intergration of WebGIS and multidate and multi resolution satellite image processing technologies for forest fire monitoring in Vietnam, funded by Vietnam National University, Hanoi,  2012-2014, Principle investigator.

[3] Analytical methods of satelite image processing for air pollution estimation in Vietnam," funded by Asia Research Center, Vietnam National University, Hanoi,  2013 - 2014, Principle investigator.

[2] Recognition and Analysis of user context from multi-source data for Ambient Intelligent systems, funded by National Foundation for Science & Technology Development (Nafosted), 2012-2013, Main investigator.

[1] Coding efficiency enhancement for H.264/AVC, funded by University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, 2011, Principle investigator.

 

SUPERVISED STUDENTS

Ph.D students:

2017: Nguyen Thi Hong Nhung

2016: Pham Thanh Tung, Nguyen Hoang Anh

Master students:

2017: Doan Van Manh, Nguyen Duc Anh

2016: Nguyen Minh Hoa, Pham Thi Lan Anh

2015: Vu Duy Khuong, Nguyen Viet Anh

2014: Nguyen Ba Tung Nguyen Trung Hieu Do Khac Phong

2013: Nguyen Van Duong Nguyen Xuan Thanh  Ho Van Tuan Dang Quynh Anh Pham Thanh Tung

2012: Tran Nguyen Le Pham Thanh Nam

2011: Tran Thi Thinh Nguyen Tien Dung Nguyen Ngoc Tuan

Undergraduate students:

2017: Nguyen Thanh Cong, Le Tuan Vu, Tran Xuan Dat, Tran Minh Thanh, Duong Xuan Dong, Nguyen Thanh Binh, Pham Minh Hoang Linh, Vu Thuy Linh, Ngo Minh Tri, Nguyen Huu Hoang Son, Nguyen Thien Dung, Leu Van Duan, Bui Duc Thinh, Tran Minh Thanh, Nguyen Duy Hung, Doan Van Viet

2016: Tran Tuan Linh, Pham Thanh Trung, Nguyen Quoc Hung, Nguyen Viet Hung, Nguyen Cong Thanh, Kieu Hai Dang, Do Anh Tu, Nguyen Huu Thuc, Mai Kim Tai, Dang Minh The, Do Viet Vuong

2015: Vuong Tung Long Le Dinh Minh Le Anh Vu Nguyen Chi Hoang Vuong Le Xuan Tung Nguyen Hoang Hao

2014: Dinh Trung Anh Pham Tran Huong Giang Ho Van Phu Quanh The Dan

2013: Do Khac Phong Dang Anh Tuan Nguyen Manh Cuong Vu Tien Tung Thai Cong Khanh Nguyen Van Hoang Truong Huy Hoang Nguyen Thac Du Nguyen Phu Hieu Vu Xuan Lai Dong Xuan Thuy

2012: Nguyen Ba Tung Do Thanh Cong Luu Viet Hung Nguyen Dac Thanh Nguyen Xuan Thanh Nguyen Sy Tan

2011: Le Quoc Khanhh Pham Chinh Huu Nguyen Huu Hiep Hai Nguyen Huy Tuan Nguyen Van Hoan 

 

Updated on: October 5th, 2017