Hi, thanks for stopping by! I am now a second-year Ph.D. Student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, advised by Prof. Mohit Bansal. Previously, I did my undergraduate study at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

While at UNC, I spent my summer time at Amazon Alexa (2023). Prior to UNC, I did research at SenseTime (2021), MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab (2021).

I am interested in wide topics in computer vision, especially in video, including video+X (language, audio, robotics), video understanding, generation, reasoning, representation learning.

ðŸ”Ĩ News

  • 2024.06: 💎 Gave an invited talk at Google.
  • 2024.01: 🎎 I will intern at Adobe as Research Intern for Summer 2024.
  • 2023.09: ⛓ïļ We have one paper accepted to NeurIPS 2023. Check SeViLA for Video Loc+QA.
  • 2023.07: ðŸĶī We have one paper accepted to IEEE TCSVT. Check MoPRL for skeletal anomaly detection.
  • 2023.05: 🌞 I will intern at Amazon as Research Scientist Intern for Summer 2023.
  • 2022.06: 🎓 Graduate from Shanghai Jiao Tong University! (excellent graduates).
  • 2022.04: ⛩ïļ I will join UNC-CH MURGe-Lab in Fall 2022.
  • 2021.10: 🌟 We have one paper accepted to NeurIPS 2021. Check STAR for real-world situated reasoning.

📝 Pre-print (*: equal contribution/co-first author)

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VideoTree: Adaptive Tree-based Video Representation for LLM Reasoning on Long Videos

Ziyang Wang*, Shoubin Yu*, Elias Stengel-Eskin*, Jaehong Yoon, Feng Cheng, Gedas Bertasius, Mohit Bansal

Code | Project Page

  • We present VideoTree, an adaptive tree-based video presentation/prompting with simple visual clusturing for long video reasoning with LLM.
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RACCooN: Remove, Add, and Change Video Content with Auto-Generated Narratives

Jaehong Yoon*, Shoubin Yu*, Mohit Bansal

Code | Project Page

  • We present RACCooN, a versatile and user-friendly video-to-paragraph-to-video framework, enables users to remove, add, or change video content via updating auto-generated narratives.
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CREMA: Generalizable and Efficient Video-Language Reasoning via Multimodal Modular Fusion

Shoubin Yu*, Jaehong Yoon*, Mohit Bansal

Code | Project Page

  • We present CREMA, an efficient & modular modality-fusion framework for injecting any new modality into video reasoning.
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A Simple LLM Framework for Long-Range Video Question-Answering

Ce Zhang, Taixi Lu, Md Mohaiminul Islam, Ziyang Wang, Shoubin Yu, Mohit Bansal, Gedas Bertasius

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  • We present LLoVi, a simple yet effective framework with LLM for long-range video question-answering.

📝 Publications

NeurIPS 2023
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Self-Chained Image-Language Model for Video Localization and Question Answering

Shoubin Yu, Jaemin Cho, Prateek Yadav, Mohit Bansal

Code | Demo | Talk

  • We propose SeViLA, which self-chained BLIP-2 for 2-stage video question-answering (localization + QA) & refine localization with QA feedback.
TCSVT 2023
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Regularity Learning via Explicit Distribution Modeling for Skeletal Video Anomaly Detection

Shoubin Yu, Zhongyin Zhao, Haoshu Fang, Andong Deng,Haisheng Su, Dongliang Wang, Weihao Gan, Cewu Lu, Wei Wu

Code

  • We propose MoPRL, a transformer-based model incorporated with skeletal motion prior for efficient video anomaly detection.
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STAR: A Benchmark for Situated Reasoning in Real-World Videos

Bo Wu, Shoubin Yu, Zhenfang Chen, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Chuang Gan

Code | Project Page

  • We propose STAR, a benchmark for neural-symbolic video reasoning in real-world scenes.

🎖 Honors and Awards

  • CN Patent CN114724062A, 2022
  • The Hui-Chun Chin and Tsung Dao Lee Scholar, 2020
  • CN Patent CN110969107A, 2019
  • Meritorious Award in Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2019
  • Second Prize in Shanghai, China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling, 2019

🧐 Service

  • Conference reviewer: CVPR 2024, ACL 2023, EACL 2023, CoNLL 2023, CVPR 2023 Workshop, AAAI 2023 Workshop
  • Journal reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology

📖 Educations

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  • 2022.09 - Present
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Computer Science, Ph.D.
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  • 2017.09 - 2022.06
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Information Security, B.Eng.

ðŸ’ŧ Internships

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