Selected publications


    [23] J. Kang, Z. Wang, R. Zhu, J. Xia, X. Sun, R. Fernandez-Beltran and A. Plaza, "DisOptNet: Distilling Semantic Knowledge from Optical Images for Weather-independent Building Segmentation," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS) [PDF]


    [22] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, S. Liu and A. J. Plaza, "Towards Tightness of Scalable Neighborhood Component Analysis for Remote Sensing Image Characterization, " IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (GRSL) [PDF]


    [21] J. Kang, Z. Wang, R. Zhu, X. Sun, R. Fernandez-Beltran and A. J. Plaza, "PiCoCo: Pixelwise Contrast and Consistency Learning for Semisupervised Building Footprint Segmentation," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS) [PDF]


    [20] R. Fernandez-Beltran, D. Ibañez, J. Kang, and F. Pla, "Time-Resolved Sentinel-3 Vegetation Indices Via Inter-Sensor 3-D Convolutional Regression Networks," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (GRSL) [PDF]


    [19] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, Z. Wang, X. Sun, J.Ni and A. J. Plaza, "Rotation Invariant Deep Embedding for Remote Sensing Images," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS) [PDF] [Code]


    [18] R. Fernandez, R. Fernandez-Beltran, J. Kang and F. Pla, "Sentinel-3 Super-Resolution based on Dense Multi-Receptive Channel Attention," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS) [PDF]


    [17] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, X. Sun, J. Ni and A. J. Plaza, "Deep Learning-based Building Footprint Extraction with Missing Annotations," in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (GRSL) [PDF] [Code]


    [16] R. Fernandez-Beltran, B. Tina, J. Kang* and F. Pla, "Rice-Yield Prediction with Multi-Temporal Sentinel-2 Data and 3D CNN: A Case Study in Nepal," in Remote Sensing (RS) [PDF]


    [15] R. Fernandez-Beltran, F. Pla, J. Kang*, J. F. Moreno and A. J. Plaza, "Sentinel-3/FLEX Biophysical Product Confidence using Sentinel-2 Land Cover Spatial Distributions," in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS) [PDF]


    [14] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, X. Kang, J. Ni and A. Plaza, "Noise-Tolerant Deep Neighborhood Embedding for Remotely Sensed Images With Label Noise," in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS) 14(2021) 2551-2562. [PDF] [Code]


    [13] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, P. Duan, X. Kang and A. J. Plaza, "Robust Normalized Softmax Loss for Deep Metric Learning-Based Characterization of Remote Sensing Images With Label Noise," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS). [PDF] [Code]


    [12] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, D. Hong, J. Chanussot and A. Plaza, "Graph Relation Network: Modeling Relations Between Scenes for Multilabel Remote-Sensing Image Classification and Retrieval," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS). [PDF] [Code]


    [11] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, Z. Ye, X. Tong and A. Plaza, "Deep Hashing Based on Class-Discriminated Neighborhood Embedding," in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), vol. 13, pp. 5998-6007, 2020. [PDF] [Code]


    [10] D. Hong, J. Kang, N. Yokoya and J. Chanussot, "Graph-Induced Aligned Learning on Subspaces for Hyperspectral and Multispectral Data," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS)


    [9] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, P. Duan, S. Liu and A. J. Plaza, "Deep Unsupervised Embedding for Remotely Sensed Images Based on Spatially Augmented Momentum Contrast," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS), vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 2598-2610, March 2021. [PDF] [Code]


    [8] Z. Ye, J. Kang*, J. Yao, W. Song, S. Liu, X. Luo, Y. Xu, and X. Tong, “Robust Fine Registration of Multisensor Remote Sensing Images Based on Enhanced Subpixel Phase Correlation,” Sensors, vol. 20, no. 15, p. 4338, Aug. 2020.


    [7] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, Z. Ye, X. Tong, P. Ghamisi, and A. Plaza. ”High-Rankness Regularized Semi-Supervised Deep Metric Learning for Remote Sensing Imagery.” Remote Sensing (RS) 12, no. 16 (2020): 2603. [PDF] [Code]


    [6] J. Kang, R. Fernandez-Beltran, Z. Ye, X. Tong, P. Ghamisi and A. Plaza, "Deep Metric Learning Based on Scalable Neighborhood Components for Remote Sensing Scene Characterization," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS), vol. 58, no. 12, pp. 8905-8918, Dec. 2020. [PDF] [Code]


    [5] J. Kang, D. Hong, J. Liu, G. Baier, N. Yokoya and B. Demir, "Learning Convolutional Sparse Coding on Complex Domain for Interferometric Phase Restoration," in IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 826-840, Feb. 2021. [PDF] [Code] [ESI Highly Cited Paper]


    [4] J. Kang, Y. Wang and X. X. Zhu, "Multipass SAR Interferometry Based on Total Variation Regularized Robust Low Rank Tensor Decomposition," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS), vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 5354-5366, Aug. 2020. [PDF]


    [3] J. Kang, M. Körner, Y. Wang, H. Taubenböck, and X. X. Zhu, “Building instance classification using street view images,” in ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS P&RS) , vol. 145, pp. 44-59, Nov. 2018. [PDF] [Most cited ISPRS P&RS paper since 2018][ESI Highly Cited Paper]


    [2] J. Kang, Y. Wang, M. Schmitt and X. X. Zhu, "Object-Based Multipass InSAR via Robust Low-Rank Tensor Decomposition," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS), vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 3062-3077, June 2018. [PDF] [Featured as issue cover]


    [1] J. Kang, Y. Wang, M. Körner and X. X. Zhu, "Robust Object-Based Multipass InSAR Deformation Reconstruction," in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS), vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 4239-4251, Aug. 2017.[PDF]