Jingjing Chen

Ph.D. Student
Department of Computer Science
City University of Hong Kong

M5001, CMC, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Jingjing Chen is currently a Ph.D. student supervised by Prof. Chong-Wah Ngo at the VIREO, Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong. She received her master degree from Tianjin University in 2014, supervied by Prof. Xiaochun Cao and got her Bachelor degree in Wuhan University of Technology, in 2011.

Her research interest lies in the areas of diet tracking and nutrition estimation based on multi-modal processing of food images. Currently, she is focusing on cross modal recipe retrieval.


  • Cross-modal Recipe Retrieval with Rich Food Attributes pdf
    Jingjing Chen, Chong-Wah NGO and Tat-Seng Chua
    ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Mountain View, CA, USA, October, 2017. (oral)

  • PIC2DISH: A Customized Cooking Assistant System pdf
    Yongsheng An, Yu Cao, Jingjing Chen, Chong-Wah Ngo, Jia Jia, Huanbo Luan and Tat-Seng Chua
    ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Mountain View, CA, USA, October, 2017.

  • Cross-modal Recipe Retrieval: How to Cook This Dish? pdf
    Jingjing Chen, Lei Pang and Chong-Wah NGO
    International Conference on Multimedia Modeling(MMM), Reykjavi, Iceland, January, 2017. (Best Student Paper Award)

  • Deep-based Ingredient Recognition for Cooking Recipe Retrieval pdf
    Jingjing Chen and Chong-Wah Ngo
    ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Amsterdam, Netherlands, October, 2016. (Best Student Paper Award)

  • Image aesthetics enhancement using composition-based saliency detection
    Handong Zhao, Jingjing Chen, Yahong Han and Xiaochun Cao
    Multimedia System, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 159-168, 2015

  • VIREO@TRECVID 2014: Instance Search and Semantic Indexing pdf
    Wei Zhang, Hao Zhang, Ting Yao, Yijie Lu, Jingjing Chen and Chong-Wah NGO
    NIST TRECVID Workshop (TRECVID'14), Orlando, USA, November, 2014

  • Object Coding on the Semantic Graph for Scene Classification
    Jingjing Chen, Yahong Han, Xiaochun Cao and Qi Tian
    ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), Barcelona, Spain, October 2013.

  • Visual Saliency Detection Based on Photographic Composition
    Jingjing Chen, Handong Zhao, Yahong Han and Xiaochun Cao
    International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS), huangshan, Anhui, China, August 2013. (Best Paper Honorable Mention)

  • Feature selection with Spatial Path Coding for Multimedia Analysis
    Yahong Han, Jingjing Chen and Xiaochun Cao
    Information Sciences, vol. 281, pp. 523-525, 2014

  • Object clique representation for scene classification
    Jingjing Chen, Xiaochun Cao and Bao Zhang
    International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba, Japan, November, 2012.


VIREO Food-172 dataset
  • VIREO-Food 172 contains 110,241 food images from 172 categories, and most of the categories are popular chinese dishes. Each image has been manully labeled with ingredient labels, and it contains 353 ingredients for this dataset in total. For more statistics of our dataset, please see our ACM MM 2016 paper.