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Tao Hu

Final-year PhD, VISLab, University of Amsterdam, supervised by Cees Snoek and Pascal Mettes

C3.249, Science Park 904, Amsterdam

Email: taohu620 at gmail dot com


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Focused on introducing inductive bias into neural network to achieve data-efficiency by few-shot learning, generative model, etc. Have a conviction that generative modelling will be the future of discriminative modelling.

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[May. 2023] A paper about the flow matching is submitted, thanks to my coorporators~

[Apr. 2023] Co-supervise new master students: Junjie Xu(Umich), Zeqiu Yu(Northwestern Uni) with Meng Tang from UCMerced, welcome on board!

[Apr. 2023] I am selected for CVPR 2023 Doctoral Consortium. Here is the Summary of my PhD Research.

[March. 2023] One CVPR 2023 and New Blog: Flow Matching: Make CNF great again or diffusion model++?

[Jan. 2023] Committee members confirmed: Theo Gevers, Marcel Worring, Efstratios Gavves, Bernard Ghanem, Tim Salimans

[Oct. 2022] "Self-Guided Diffusion Models" was accepted by two NeurIPS 2022 workshops.

[Dec. 2021] My mentee Martine Toering's Master Thesis won the ADS Thesis Awards.


(Full Publication), * Equal contribution

A paper about Flow Matching

In submission.


Project | Code


Self-Guided Diffusion Models

Vincent Tao Hu*,David W Zhang*, Yuki M. Asano, Gertjan J. Burghouts, Cees G. M. Snoek

CVPR 2023, NeurIPS 2022 SSL and SBM workshops.

A bridge between the community of self-supervised learning and diffusion models.


Paper | Project | Code(Coming soon) | Bibtex


Self-supervised Video Representation Learning with Cross-Stream Prototypical Contrasting

Martine Toering, Ioannis Gatopoulos, Maarten Stol, Vincent Tao Hu

WACV 2022

Improve video representation by constrasting Prototypical features.


Paper|Code | Bibtex


PointMixup: Augmentation for Point Clouds

Yunlu Chen*, Vincent Tao Hu*,Efstratios Gavves, Thomas Mensink, Pascal Mettes, Pengwan Yang, Cees G. M. Snoek

ECCV 2020,Spotlight

A simple augmentation method based on MixUp to boost the performance on related tasks of point cloud.


Paper|Code | Bibtex


Localizing the Common Action Among a Few Videos

Pengwan Yang*, Vincent Tao Hu*, Pascal Mettes, Cees G. M. Snoek

ECCV 2020

Localizing the temporal extent of an action in a long untrimmed video by attention techniques.


Paper| Code | Bibtex


SILCO: Show a Few Images, Localize the Common Object

Tao Hu, Pascal Mettes, Jia-Hong Huang, Cees G. M. Snoek

ICCV 2019

Design a graph network and apply attention on them to solve the problem of common object localization.


Project | Paper | Code | Poster | Bibtex


Attention-based Multi-Context Guiding for Few-Shot Semantic Segmentation

Tao Hu, Pengwan Yang, Chiliang Zhang, Gang Yu, Yadong Mu, Cees G.M. Snoek

AAAI 2019,Spotlight

Solve the few-shot segmentation problem by applying attention in multi-scales.


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Query by Activity Video in the Wild

Tao Hu, William Thong, Pascal Mettes, Cees G.M. Snoek


Few-shot video retrieval.


Paper | Code Bibtex


Academic Activities

Reviewer for CVPR 20/21/22/23, ECCV20/22, ICLR22/23, NeurIPS22, AAAI-23 Program Committee Member, BMVC21/22/23, WACV21/22/23, ICRA, TMM, ACCV, etc.

Teaching Assistant for deep learning course(2019/20) with Efstratios Gavves in University of Amsterdam.

Sicily Summer School 2019, Gran Canaria summer school 2021


Andrea Rigo(M.S.),2022=>Depth-aware generative modeling

Master Thesis(2022)

Martine Toering(M.S.),2021=>Self-supervised Video Representation Learningwith Cross-Stream Prototypical Contrasting

Master Thesis(2021)

Hinrik Snær(M.S.),2021=>Improvement in efficiency for automated quality control for fish processing using semantic segmentation

Master Thesis(2020)

Martine Toering(B.A.),2019=>Video Classification from scratch

Bachelor Thesis(2019)

Paulien Rouwendaal(M.S.),2019=>Full and point supervised learning strategies for table cell detection

Master Thesis(2019)


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