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Cognitive Software Engineer
IBM Research, Austin, TX, USA
  

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2019

Video-Text Compliance: Activity Verification Based on Natural Language Instructions
Mayoore Jaiswal, Frank Liu, Anupama Jagannathan, Anne Gattiker, Inseok Hwang, Jinho Lee, Matthew Tong, Sahil Dureja, Soham Shah, Peter Hofstee, Valerie Chen, Suvadip Paul, Rogerio Feris
2019 IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision Workshop (ICCVW), pp. 1503-1512
natural language, human computer interaction, computer vision, computer science, artificial intelligence

Detecting and discriminating between different types of bacteria with a low-cost smartphone based optical device and neural network models
Venkat Balagurusamy; Vince Siu; Ashwin Dhinesh Kumar; Sahil Dureja; Joseph Ligman; Prabhakar Kudva; Matt Tong; Donna Dillenberger
SPIE 11087, Biosensing and Nanomedicine XII, 2019


2018

Modeling sensory-motor decisions in natural behavior
Ruohan Zhang, Shun Zhang, Matthew H. Tong, Yuchen Cui, Constantin A. Rothkopf, Dana H. Ballard, Mary M. Hayhoe
PLoS Computational Biology 14(10), 2018

Memory shapes visual search strategies in large-scale environments
Chia-Ling Li, M. Pilar Aivar, Matthew H. Tong, and Mary M. Hayhoe
Scientific Reports 8(1), 4324, Nature Publishing Group, 2018


2017

Modeling Sensorimotor Behavior through Modular Inverse Reinforcement Learning with Discount Factors
Ruohan Zhang, Shun Zhang, Matthew Tong, Mary Hayhoe, and Dana Ballard
Journal of Vision 17(10), 1267, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2017

Visual search in large-scale spaces: Spatial memory and head movements
Chia-Ling Li, M Aivar, Matthew Tong, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 17(10), 926, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2017

Control of gaze while walking: Task structure, reward, and uncertainty
Matthew H Tong, Oran Zohar, and Mary M Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 17(1), 28, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2017


2016

A Single Model Explains both Visual and Auditory Precortical Coding
Honghao Shan, Matthew H Tong, and Garrison W Cottrell
arXiv:1602.08486, 2016

Search excludes irrelevant regions in immersive environments
Chia-Ling Li, Maria Aivar, Matthew Tong, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 16(12), 1321, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2016

Visual and motor uncertainty effects on obstacle avoidance trajectories.
Oran Zohar, Matthew Tong, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 16(12), 1374, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2016

Memory and visual search in naturalistic 2D and 3D environments
Chia-Ling Li, M Pilar Aivar, Dmitry Kit, Matthew H Tong, and Mary M Hayhoe
Journal of vision 16(8), 9, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2016

Acquisition and persistence of location information over the time course of natural actions.
M Pilar Aivar, Chia-Ling Li, Matthew Tong, Dmitry Kit, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 16(12), 353, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2016


2015

Spatial memory relative to the 3D environment guides body orientation in visual search.
M Pilar Aivar, Chia-Ling Li, Dmitry Kit, Matthew Tong, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of vision 15(12), 947, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2015

Memory and visual search in immersive environments
Chia-Ling Li, MP Aivar, Dmitry M Kit, Matthew H Tong, and Mary M Hayhoe
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Spatial Cognition, pp. S93, 2015

Memory in visual search is task-dependent in both 2D and 3D environments
Chia-Ling Li, M Pilar Aivar, Matthew Tong, Mary Hayhoe
Journal of vision 15(12), 56, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2015

Objects in the peripheral visual field influence gaze location in natural vision
Elena Hitzel, Matthew Tong, Alexander Schutz, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of vision 15(12), 783, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2015

Modeling Task Control of Gaze
Matthew Tong, Shun Zhang, Leif Johnson, Dana Ballard, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of vision 15(12), 784, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2015


2014

Facilitation of visual search from object-to-scene binding in an immersive virtual environment
Chia-Ling Li, M Pilar Aivar, Dmitry M Kit, Matthew H Tong, and Mary M Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 14(10), 709, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2014

The role of context in visual search in immersive environments.
M Pilar Aivar, Chia-Ling Li, Dmitry Kit, Matthew H Tong, and Mary M Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 14(10), 1200, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2014

Modeling uncertainty and intrinsic reward in a virtual walking task
Matthew H Tong, and Mary M Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 14(10), 5, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2014


2013

The effects of task and uncertainty on gaze while walking
Matthew Tong, and Mary Hayhoe
Journal of Vision 13(9), 514, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013


2009

Task-driven saliency using natural statistics (SUN)
Matthew H Tong, Christopher Kanan, Lingyun Zhang, and Garrison W Cottrell
Journal of Vision 9(8), 392, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2009

SUN: Top-down saliency using natural statistics
Christopher Kanan, Mathew H Tong, Lingyun Zhang, and Garrison W Cottrell
Visual cognition 17(6-7), 979-1003, Taylor & Francis, 2009

SUNDAy: Saliency using natural statistics for dynamic analysis of scenes
Lingyun Zhang, Matthew H Tong, and Garrison W Cottrell
Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 2944-2949, 2009


2008

Why is the fusiform face area recruited for novel categories of expertise? A neurocomputational investigation
Matthew H Tong, Carrie A Joyce, and Garrison W Cottrell
Brain Research1202, 14-24, Elsevier, 2008

SUN: A Bayesian framework for saliency using natural statistics
Lingyun Zhang, Matthew H Tong, Tim K Marks, Honghao Shan, and Garrison W Cottrell
Journal of vision 8(7), 32, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2008


2007

Information attracts attention: A probabilistic account of the cross-race advantage in visual search
Zhang Lingyun, Matthew H Tong, and Garrison W Cottrell
Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2007

Learning grammatical structure with echo state networks
Matthew H Tong, Adam D Bickett, Eric M Christiansen, and Garrison W Cottrell
Neural networks 20(3), 424-432, Elsevier, 2007


2005

Are Greebles special? Or, why the Fusiform Fish Area would be recruited for sword expertise (if we had one)
Matthew H Tong, Carrie A Joyce, and Garrison W Cottrell
Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2005


2003

Extracting and evaluating general world knowledge from the Brown corpus
Lenhart Schubert, and Matthew Tong
Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL 2003 workshop on Text meaning, pp. 7-13