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Introducing the Advanced Technology Executive Forum
Found in: Computer
By Rangachar Kasturi, Carl K. Chang
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 67-69
The IEEE Computer Society will launch the Advanced Technology Executive Forum, an executive circle of high-profile and committed leaders from the computing industry, when the founding members hold their inaugural meeting in May 2008.
 
Performance Evaluation of Object Detection Algorithms
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Vladimir Y. Mariano, Junghye Min, Jin-Hyeong Park, Rangachar Kasturi, David Mihalcik, Huiping Li, David Doermann, Thomas Drayer
Issue Date:August 2002
pp. 30965
The continuous development of object detection algorithms is ushering in the need for evaluation tools to quantify algorithm performance. In this paper, a set of seven metrics are proposed for quantifying different aspects of a detection algorithm? s perfo...
 
The 20th Anniversary of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
By Kevin Bowyer, Pat Flynn, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:January 2000
pp. 1-3
No summary available.
 
Detection of Anomalous Particles from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Using the SIPPER3 Underwater Imaging Platform
Found in: Data Mining Workshops, International Conference on
By Sergiy Fefilatyev,Kurt Kramer,Lawrence Hall,Dmitry Goldgof,Rangachar Kasturi,Andrew Remsen,Kendra Daly
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 741-748
The aim of this study is to investigate a data mining approach to help assess consequences of oil spills in the maritime environment. The approach under investigation is based on detecting suspected oil droplets in the water column adjacent to the Deepwate...
 
Weighted Boundary Points for Shape Analysis
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Jing Zhang, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 1598-1601
Shape analysis is an active and important branch in computer vision research field. In recent years, many geometrical, topological, and statistical features have been proposed and widely used for shape-related applications. In this paper, based on the prop...
 
Text Detection Using Edge Gradient and Graph Spectrum
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Jing Zhang, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 3979-3982
In this paper, we propose a new unsupervised text detection approach which is based on Histogram of Oriented Gradient and Graph Spectrum. By investigating the properties of text edges, the proposed approach first extracts text edges from an image and local...
 
Detecting Wires in Cluttered Urban Scenes Using a Gaussian Model
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Joshua Candamo, Dmitry Goldgof, Rangachar Kasturi, Sridhar Godavarthy
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 432-435
A novel wire detection algorithm for use by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in low altitude urban reconnaissance is presented. This is of interest to urban search and rescue and military reconnaissance operations. Detection of wires plays an important role,...
 
Enhancements to Society's Products and Services: Report of Progress Made in 2008
Found in: Computer
By Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 7-9
The Computer Society's 2008 president reports on progress made in revitalization efforts during the past year.
   
Extraction of Text Objects in Video Documents: Recent Progress
Found in: Document Analysis Systems, IAPR International Workshop on
By Jing Zhang, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 5-17
Text extraction in video documents, as an important research field of content-based information indexing and retrieval, has been developing rapidly since 1990s. This has led to much progress in text extraction, performance evaluation, and related applicati...
 
Framework for Performance Evaluation of Face, Text, and Vehicle Detection and Tracking in Video: Data, Metrics, and Protocol
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
By Rangachar Kasturi, Dmitry Goldgof, Padmanabhan Soundararajan, Vasant Manohar, John Garofolo, Rachel Bowers, Matthew Boonstra, Valentina Korzhova, Jing Zhang
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 319-336
Common benchmark data sets, standardized performance metrics, and baseline algorithms have demonstrated considerable impact on research and development in a variety of application domains. These resources provide both consumers and developers of technology...
 
2008: The Year of Revitalization
Found in: Computer
By Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 8-9
Look for innovations in products and services that focus on career and professional development
 
From Scores to Face Templates: A Model-Based Approach
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
By Pranab Mohanty, Sudeep Sarkar, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 2065-2078
Regeneration of templates from match scores has security and privacy implications related to any biometric authentication system. We propose a novel paradigm to reconstruct face templates from match scores using a linear approach. It proceeds by first mode...
 
A Non-Iterative Approach to Reconstruct Face Templates from Match Scores
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Pranab Mohanty, Sudeep Sarkar, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 598-601
Regeneration of biometric templates from match scores has security and privacy implications related to any biometric based authentication system. In this paper, we propose a novel non-iterative scheme to reconstruct face templates from match scores. We use...
 
Privacy & Security Issues Related to Match Scores
Found in: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop
By Pranab Mohanty, Sudeep Sarkar, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 162
Security and privacy issues remains a major hurdle in wide deployment of biometric based authentication system. For example, unauthorized access or regeneration of face templates has serious implications on the privacy of the concerned users. For robust an...
 
Designing A.ne Transformations based Face Recognition Algorithms
Found in: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop
By Pranab K. Mohanty, Sudeep Sarkar, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 173
<p>We investigate methods to infer the best afine transformation based face recognition algorithm; which operates by projecting given images to a low-dimensional space, followed by distance computations. This category includes the following well know...
 
Activity Recognition Based on Multiple Motion Trajectories
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Junghye Min, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 2004
pp. 199-202
We propose an method for activity recognition based on multiple motion trajectories. Motion trajectotires generated from body parts (hand, feet, and joints) are used as features. We not only recognize each activity but also temporally locate the start and ...
 
Support Vector Clustering Combined with Spectral Graph Partitioning
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By JinHyeong Park, Xiang Ji, Hongyuan Zha, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 2004
pp. 581-584
In this paper, we propose a new support vector clustering (SVC) strategy by combining (SVC) with spectral graph partitioning (SGP). SVC has two main steps: support vector computation and cluster labeling using adjacency matrix. Spectral graph partitioning ...
 
Local Smoothing for Manifold Learning
Found in: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society Conference on
By JinHyeong Park, Zhenyue Zhang, Hongyuan Zha, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 452-459
We propose methods for outlier handling and noise reduction using weighted local linear smoothing for a set of noisy points sampled from a nonlinear manifold. Weighted PCA is used as a building block for our methods and we suggest an iterative weight selec...
 
Extraction and Temporal Segmentation of Multiple Motion Trajectories in Human Motion
Found in: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop
By Junghye Min, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 118
We propose a new method for extraction and temporal segmentation of multiple motion trajectories in human motion. Motion trajectories are very compact and representative features for activity recognition. Our method extracts motion trajectories generated b...
 
Detection of Text Marks on Moving Vehicles
Found in: Document Analysis and Recognition, International Conference on
By Vladimir Y. Mariano, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 2003
pp. 393
Vehicle text marks are unique features which are useful for identifying vehicles in video surveillance applications. We propose a method for finding such text marks. An existing text detection algorithm is modified such that detection is increased and made...
 
A Pipeline-Based Approach for Scheduling Video Processing Algorithms on NOW
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Mau-Tsuen Yang, Rangachar Kasturi, Anand Sivasubramaniam
Issue Date:February 2003
pp. 119-130
<p><b>Abstract</b>—Network Of Workstations (NOW) platforms put together with off-the-shelf workstations and networking hardware have become a cost effective, scalable, and flexible platform for video processing applications. Still, one ha...
 
Robust Detection of Stylized Text Events in Digital Video
Found in: Document Analysis and Recognition, International Conference on
By David Crandall,Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:September 2001
pp. 0865
Abstract: Automatic content-based video indexing is an important research problem. One approach is to extract text appearing in video as an indication of a scene's semantic content. Most work so far has focused only on detecting the spatial extent of text ...
 
Locating Uniform-Colored Text in Video Frames
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Vladimir Y. Mariano, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:September 2000
pp. 4539
In this paper, a method is proposed for locating horizontal, uniform-colored text in video frames. It was observed that when a row of pixels across such a text region is clustered in perceptually uniform L*a*b* color space, the pixels of one of these clust...
 
Application of Planar Motion Segmentation for Scene Text Extraction
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Tarak Gandhi, Rangachar Kasturi, Sameer Antani
Issue Date:September 2000
pp. 1445
This paper explores an approach for extracting scene text from a sequence of images with relative motion between the camera and the scene. It is assumed that the scene text lies on planar surfaces, whereas the other features are likely to be at random dept...
 
Detection of Obstacles in the Flight Path of an Aircraft
Found in: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society Conference on
By Tarak Gandhi, Mau-Tsuen Yang, Rangachar Kasturi, Octavia Camps, Lee Coraor, Jeffrey McCandless
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 2304
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), along with members of the aircraft industry, recently developed technologies for a new supersonic aircraft. One of the technological areas considered for this aircraft is the use of video cameras an...
 
A System for Automatic Text Detection in Video
Found in: Document Analysis and Recognition, International Conference on
By Ullas Gargi, David Crandall, Sameer Antani, Tarak Gandhi, Ryan Keener, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:September 1999
pp. 29
No summary available.
 
Image Database Querying Using a Multi-Scale Localized Color Representation
Found in: Content-Based Access of Image and Video Libraries, IEEE Workshop on
By Ullas Gargi, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 28
A computationally efficient method to encode the spatial concentration of colors in images based on local histogram intersection is introduced. The representation allows image matching at multiple resolutions and partial matching of image regions without r...
 
Indexing Text Events in Digital Video Databases
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Ullas Gargi, Sameer Antani, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 1998
pp. 916
No summary available.
 
Segmentation of Text from Color Map Images
Found in: Pattern Recognition, International Conference on
By Peter Tofani, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:August 1998
pp. 945
No summary available.
 
Interpretation of Lines in Distributing Frame Drawings
Found in: Document Analysis and Recognition, International Conference on
By Huizhu Luo, Rangachar Kasturi, Juan F. Arias, Atul Chhabra
Issue Date:August 1997
pp. 66
This paper describes a method for interpretation of lines in distributing frame drawings of a telephone company. The lines are composed of hierarchical components: intersections, segments and line links. First, intersections are located. Segments of lines ...
 
Editor's Notice
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
By Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:July 1997
pp. 673
No summary available.
 
Detection of Obstacles on Runway using Ego-Motion Compensation and Tracking of Significant Features
Found in: Applications of Computer Vision, IEEE Workshop on
By Tarak L. Gandhi, Sadashiva Devadiga, Rangachar Kasturi, Octavia I. Camps
Issue Date:December 1996
pp. 168
This paper proposes a method for obstacle detection on a runway for autonomous navigation and landing of an aircraft. Detection is done in presence of extraneous features such as tire-marks. Suitable features are extracted from the image and warping using ...
 
Extraction of 3D Object Features from CAD Boundary Representation Using the Super Relation Graph Method
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
By Ching-Yao Kao, Soundar R.T. Kumara, Rangachar Kasturi
Issue Date:December 1995
pp. 1228-1233
<p><it>Abstract</it>—This paper presents the super relation graph (SRG) method for extracting prismatic features from the CAD boundary representation of a machined part. Using the definition of super relations and the validity of a featur...
 
Map Data Processing in Geographic Information Systems
Found in: Computer
By Rangachar Kasturi, Rodney Fernandez, Mukesh L. Amlani, Wu-chun Feng
Issue Date:December 1989
pp. 10-21
<p>An overview of geographic information systems (GISs) is given, covering data collection, applications, organization, and data models. Recent trends in map data processing are examined, namely, automatic name placement, map generalization, an autom...
 
An Automatic Scheduler for Real-Time Vision Applications
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International
By Mau-Tsuen Yang, Rangachar Kasturi, Anand Sivasubramaniam
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 10030b
many computer vision applications are computationally challenging especially when the need to meet real-time constraints. A major problem with special purpose systems is that they require the developers of image-processing applications to be aware of the l...
 
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