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Jong-Hoon Ahn

Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Member of Technical Staff


PhD in Physics, POSTECH
BS in Physics, POSTECH


Jong-Hoon Ahn received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea, in 2000 and 2007, respectively. From 2007 to 2008, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in Yonsei University. From 2010 to 2012, he was a research professor in Hanyang University. From 2013 to 2014, he worked as a member of technical staff at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in Seoul and now he is working at Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill. He is interested in data and computational science for multidisciplinary research work and is currently solving fundamental problems in machine learning and computer vision.

Research Interests

  • Coding Theory
  • Computational & Algorithmic Sciences

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer in Optics Letters, Optics Express, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Applied Optics




Selected Articles and Publications

  • J.-H. Ahn, Compressive Sensing and Recovery for Binary Images, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2016)
  • J.-H. Ahn, Fast Adaptive Robust Subspace Tracking for Online Background Subtraction, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (2014)
  • J.-H. Ahn and I. Y. Kim, Learning the Dynamics of Objects by Optimal Functional Interpolation, Neural Computation 24, (2012)
  • J.-H. Ahn & J.-H. Oh, Unsupervised Morphing by Conjugate Image Processing, Electronics Letters 43, issue 21, 1137-1138 (2007)
  • J.-H. Ahn, J.-H. Oh and S. Choi, Learning Principal Directions: Integrated-squared-error Minimization, Neurocomputing 70, issue 7-9, 1372-1381 (2007)
  • J.-H. Ahn, S. Choi and J.-H. Oh, A Multiplicative Up-Propagation Algorithm, International Conference on Machine Learning (2004)
  • J.-H. Ahn & J.-H. Oh, A Constrained EM Algorithm for Principal Component Analysis, Neural Computation 15, issue 1, 57-65 (2003)


  • Feature Detection in Compressive Imaging, 15/371537, filed, Dec 2016
  • Single-Aperture Multi-Sensor Lensless Compressive Image Acquisition, 15/224042, filed, July 2016
  • Systems and Methods for Indoor Positioning, EP3009796, April 2016