Houwen Peng     (彭厚文)

I am a senior researcher working on computer vision and deep learning at Microsoft Research Asia. My current research interest includes tiny and efficient deep learning, video object tracking, segmentation and detection, vision transformer, neural architecture search, model compression, vision-language intelligence, saliency detection, etc.

Email: houwen.peng@microsoft.com
Address: 13423 Building 2, Microsoft, No. 5 Danling St., Haidian, Beijing 100080

If you are looking for internship opportunities, please drop me an email.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Biography: Houwen is a senior researcher working on computer vision and deep learning at Microsoft Research as of 2018. Before that he was a senior engineer at Qualcomm AI Research. He received Ph.D. from NLPR, Instituation of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016. From 2015 to 2016, he worked as a visiting research scholar at Temple University. His research interest includes tiny and efficient deep learning, video recognition, tracking, segmentation and detection, vision transformer, neural architecture search, model compression, vision-language intelligence, saliency detection, etc.


       News

  • 11/2023 - Xwin-LM v0.1 ranked as the top-1 open-sourced model on AlpacaEval benchmark. v0.3 is coming, stay tuned.
  • 10/2023 - FP8-LM released.
  • 09/2023 - TinyCLIP code released.
  • 09/2023 - ImageBrush accepted by NeurIPS'2023.
  • 07/2023 - Three papers accepted by ICCV2023, including TinyCLIP, A-CLIP, and Efficient Tracker.
  • 05/2023 - EfficientViT code released.
  • 05/2023 - SeqTrack code released.
  • 03/2023 - Three papers accepted by CVPR2023, including EfficientViT, SeqTrack, and iCLIP.
  • 10/2022 - Papers with code Newsletter #36 picked up X-CLIP.
  • 09/2022 - PointNeXt accepted by NeurIPS'2022.
  • 09/2022 - X-CLIP has been integrated into 🤗 Hugging Face.
  • 09/2022 - Papers with code Newsletter #33 picked up PointNeXt.
  • 09/2022 - AutoFormerV2 was integrated into Timm, while STARK was integrated into OpenMMTracking.
  • 08/2022 - TinyViT is selected as one of the popular Github projects in July. Reddit and XinZhiYuan.
  • 08/2022 - X-CLIP released.
  • 08/2022 - TinyViT released.
  • 07/2022 - A post on our recent tiny and efficient models.
  • 07/2022 - Two papers accepted by ECCV2022, in which X-CLIP was finally selected as an ORAL.
  • 06/2022 - An interesting work on 3D point representation learning PointNeXt.
  • 04/2022 - Our work MiniViT was accepted to CVPR 2022. Code is available.
  • 02/2022 - Our CDARTS is finally accepted by TPAMI. CDARTS Detection and Segmentation code is available now.
  • 01/2022 - Invited as an Area Chair of ACM Multimedia 2022.
  • 12/2021 - Our visual grounding work MS-2D-TAN was reported by 1, 2, 3, 4 ....
  • 11/2021 - Our STARK tracker achieved the Winner in VOT2021 challenge. Code released.
  • 10/2021 - Our video grounding work, MS-2D-TAN, accepted by TPAMI. Congrats to Songyang!
  • 09/2021 - AutoFormerV2 accepted by NeurIPS'21. Two papers got in, congrats!
  • 08/2021 - AutoFormer code is now released. Reported by 1, 2, 3, 4 ...
  • 08/2021 - Invited as a senior program committee (SPC) member for AAAI 2022.
  • 07/2021 - Four papers accepted by ICCV 2021.
  • 07/2021 - Our image relative position encoding iRPE accepted by ICCV 2021, Code and Blog.
  • 07/2021 - Our work on NAS vision transformer AutoFormer is available on ArXiv.
  • 04/2021 - Appointed as Area Chair of ACM Multimedia 2021.
  • 04/2021 - A simple spatio-temporal transformer tracker STARK is released. Code and Blog.
  • 03/2021 - Two works on NAS (EnsembleNAS and LightTrack) accepted by CVPR 2021.
  • 12/2020 - CreamNAS is integrated into Microsoft NNI 2.0 AutoML platform.
  • 11/2020 - Our Cream NAS work was accepted by NeurIPS2020. Code and Blog.
  • 07/2020 - Ocean is accepted by ECCV2020. Code is available.
  • 06/2020 - CDARTS has integrated into Microsoft NNI AutoML platform.
  • 06/2020 - We released a cyclic differentiable neural architecture search algorithm, CDARTS and Code.
  • 06/2020 - We released the object-aware anchor-free tracking algorithm (Ocean), arXiv and Code.
  • 04/2020 - A simple transductive video object segmentation approach, dubbed TVOS, was accepted by CVPR2020. Code was released!
  • 10/2019 - A coauthor paper on video moment localization, dubbed 2D-TAN, was accepted by AAAI2020. Code and Blog .
  • 09/2019 - Our team achieved Rank #1 in HACS Temporal Action Localization Challenge at ICCV2019 workshop.
  • 07/2019 - Our team achieved one Winner and two Runner-ups in VOT2019 challenges. Code was released.
  • 03/2019 - Our first tracking paper, dubbed SiamDW, was accepted by CVPR2019 as an Oral. Code is available.


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