Journal papers


[1]       A. Sadagic, M. Kolsch, G. Welch, C. Basu, C. Darken, J. Bachs, H. Fuchs, H. Towels, N. Rowe, J.-M. Frahm, L. Guan, R. Kumar, and H. Cheng, “Smart Instrumented Training Ranges: Bringing Automated System Solutions to Support Critical Domain Needs”, The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology, 2013

[2]       L. Guan, J.-S. Franco and M. Pollefeys, “Multi-view Occlusion Reasoning for Probabilistic Silhouette-Based Dynamic Scene Reconstruction”, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2010

Conference papers, media reports and demos


Please refer to the CV for details.

Theses, Book chapters and other papers


[1]     L. Guan, Multi-view Dynamic Scene Modeling, Ph.D. Thesis, 2010

[2]    M. Pollefeys, S.Sinha, L. Guan, J.-S. Franco, Multi-view Calibration Synchronization and Dynamic Scene Recon-struction, invited chapter, Multi-Camera Networks: Concepts and Applications, ELSEVIE corp., 2008

[3]     L. Guan, Sensor-Based Cooperative Multi-Robot 3D Environment Reconstruction, Integrative Paper, 2006, UNC Chapel Hill (Full my Master's Degree requirement)

[4]   L. Guan, Algorithms of Object Extraction in Digital Images based on Alpha value, Bachelor Thesis, CAD & CG National Key Lab, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 2004 (Excellent Thesis Award)


[1]      H. Gonzalez-Banos, J.Wormer, and L. Guan, "Interface for Sensor Query and Control (SensorTalk)", US8355804B2, 2005.

[2]      L. Guan, P. Tu, Y. Yao, and M.-C. Chang, "Apparatus and method for spatially relating views of sky images acquired at spaced apart locations", US8750566B2, 2011.

[3]      Y. Yao, P. Tu, M.-C. Chang, L. Guan and Y. Tong, "Apparatus and method for predicting solar irradiance variation", US8923567B2, 2011.

[4]      D. Gao, T. Yu, Y. Yao, K. Patwardhan, L. Guan, and P. Tu, "Real-Time Video Tracking System Using Multi-cue Fusion and Scene Context", US8842881B2, 2012.

[5]      S. N. Lim, L. Guan, S. Liu, X. Yang, J. Garza, D. Diwinsky, and J. Rittscher, "Methods and Systems for Enhanced Automated Visual Inspection of a Physical Asset", US9251582B2, 2012.

[6]      P. Tu, J. Ritscher, and L. Guan, "System and method for generating semantic annotations", US9251421B2, 2013.

[7]      S. N. Lim, L. Guan, S. Liu, and X. Yang, "System and method for image based inspection of an object ", US9305345B2, 2014.

[8]      L. Guan, "System and Methods for Boil Detection", US9330469B2, 2014.

[9]      L. Guan, "System and Methods for Cookware Detection", US9449220B2, 2014.

[10]    S. N. Lim, J. Tu, L. Guan, and C. Hoffman, "Method and system for detecting a damaged component of a machine", US9483820B2, 2014.

[11]    S. N. Lim, L. Guan, S. Liu, S. Dhanvantri, Y. Agarwal, B. Pandey, "System and method for engine inspection", US20160178532A1, 2014.

[12]    J. Armstrong, J. Wiseman, and L. Guan, "Sensing system for a cooktop appliance with airflow protected sensor", US20150302569A1, 2014.

[13]    L. Guan, "Personalized Household Object Classification via Visual Sensors", Filed by GE Appliance, 2014.

[14]    G. Hua, L. Guan, "System to search three-dimensional object data", US10902280B1, Amazon Go, Amazon, 2015.

[15]    Q. Shan, L. Guan, A. Colburn, I. Boyadzhiev, "Connecting and using building data acquired from mobile devices", US10834317B2, Zillow 3D Home, Zillow, 2017.

[16]    A. Colburn, Q. Shan, R. Mehran, L. Guan, Automated Mapping Information Generation From Inter-Connected Images, US20200408532A1, Zillow 3D Home, Zillow, 2017

[17]    I. Boyadzhiev, A. Colburn, L. Guan, Q. Shan, Capture, Analysis And Use Of Building Data From Mobile Devices, US20190306424A1, Zillow 3D Home, Zillow, 2017

[18]    Y. Li, L. Guan, Presenting image transition sequences between viewing locations, US10643386B2, Zillow 3D Home, Zillow, 2018

[19]    M. Dawson, L. Guan, A Otwell, D. Hsiao, Automated control of image acquisition via use of acquisition device sensors, US10708507B1, Zillow 3D Home, Zillow, 2018