Yiyou Sun

PhD Student(2nd year), advised by Prof. Vikas Singh
Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office: Room 5765 Medical Sciences Center
Email: sunyiyou AT cs DOT wisc DOT edu
Actively looking for a summer intern position in 2020.
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My research is on the interpretable machine learning system, particularly in visualizing and quantitating model's inference mechanism or even building a model which is inherently sparse, simulatable, modular and thus, interpretable.

Representative Publications
Adaptive Activation Thresholding: Dynamic Routing Type Behavior for Interpretability in Convolutional Neural Networks
Yiyou Sun, Sathya Ravi, Vikas Singh
ICCV 2019
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Interpretable Basis Decomposition for Visual Explanation
Bolei Zhou*, Yiyou Sun*, David Bau*, Antonio Torralba
(* indicates equal contribution)
ECCV 2018
[PDF] [Code]
Revisiting the Importance of Individual Units in CNNs via Ablation
Bolei Zhou, Yiyou Sun, David Bau, Antonio Torralba

Past Projects
Learning Data Structure Alchemy
Stratos Idreos, Kostas Zoumpatianos, Subarna Chatterjee, Wilson Qin, Abdul Wasay, Brian Hentschel, Mike Kester, Niv Dayan, Demi Guo, Minseo Kang, Yiyou Sun
Bulletin of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Data Engineering
The Periodic Table of Data Structures
Stratos Idreos, Kostas Zoumpatianos, Manos Athanassoulis, Niv Dayan, Brian Hentschel, Michael S. Kester, Demi Guo, Lukas Maas, Wilson Qin, Abdul Wasay, Yiyou Sun
IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin
Faster R-CNN based autonomous navigation for vehicles in warehouse
Yiyou Sun, Tonghua Su, Zhiying Tu
2017 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2017)