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Computer Architectures for Machine Perception, International Workshop on (2000)
Padova, Italy
Sept. 11, 2000 to Sept. 13, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0740-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Referees (PDF)

pp. xi

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 363
Vision Systems

FreeTIV Parallel Computer: Architecture and Environment (Abstract)

F. Amiot , Rouen Univ., Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
E.E. Pissaloux , Rouen Univ., Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
pp. 12

Active Computer Vision System (Abstract)

D. Paulus , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
C. Drexler , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
M. Reinhold , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
M. Zobel , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
J. Denzler , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 18
VLSI Architectures

The Acadia Vision Processor (Abstract)

G. Van der Wal , Sarnoff Corp., USA
M. Hansen , Sarnoff Corp., USA
M. Piacentino , Sarnoff Corp., USA
pp. 31

Method of Moment Calculation for a Digital Vision Chip System (Abstract)

T. Komuro , Tokyo Univ., Japan
I. Ishii , Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Ishikawa , Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 41

High Speed Target Tracking Vision Chip (Abstract)

A. Yoshida , Dept. of Math. Eng. & Inf. Phys., Tokyo Univ., Japan
I. Ishii , Dept. of Math. Eng. & Inf. Phys., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Komuro , Dept. of Math. Eng. & Inf. Phys., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Ishikawa , Dept. of Math. Eng. & Inf. Phys., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 49

A VLSI Architecture for Image Sequence Segmentation using Edge Fusion (Abstract)

T. Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
Jinsang Kim , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 57
Invited lecture

On Quantum and Classical Computing with Arrays of Superconducting Persistent Current Qubits (Abstract)

Jie Han , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
P. Jonker , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 69
Neural Networks

2-D Object Recognition by Structured Neural Networks in a Pyramidal Architecture (Abstract)

V. Cantoni , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
A. Petrosino , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
pp. 81

A High Speed Flat CORDIC Based Neuron with Multi-Level Activation Function for Robust Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

B. Gisutham , Centre for High Performance Embedded Syst., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
T. Srikanthan , Centre for High Performance Embedded Syst., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
K.V. Asari , Centre for High Performance Embedded Syst., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 87
Poster Session

A Genetically Optimized Artificial Neural Network Structure for Feature Extraction and Classification of Vascular Tissue Fluorescence Spectrums (Abstract)

M. Maniadakis , Dept. of Electron. & Comput. Eng., Tech. Univ. of Crete, Chania, Greece
M. Zervakis , Dept. of Electron. & Comput. Eng., Tech. Univ. of Crete, Chania, Greece
G. Rovithakis , Dept. of Electron. & Comput. Eng., Tech. Univ. of Crete, Chania, Greece
pp. 107

An FPGA Architecture for High Speed Edge and Corner Detection (Abstract)

C. Torres-Huitzil , Nat. Inst. for Astrophys., Opt. & Electron., Puebla, Mexico
M. Arias-Estrada , Nat. Inst. for Astrophys., Opt. & Electron., Puebla, Mexico
pp. 112

Recovering 3-D Egomotion Parameters from Optic Flow: From Structural Principles to Analog Architectures (Abstract)

S.P. Sabatini , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
P. Cavalleri , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
G.M. Bisio , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
F. Solari , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 117

Space Variant Vision and Pipelined Architecture for Time to Impact Computation (Abstract)

F. Mico , Dept. de Inf., Valencia Univ., Spain
I. Llorens , Dept. de Inf., Valencia Univ., Spain
J.A. Boluda , Dept. de Inf., Valencia Univ., Spain
F. Pardo , Dept. de Inf., Valencia Univ., Spain
pp. 122

Multi-Sensors and Environment Simulator for Collision Avoidance Applications (Abstract)

S. Bouaziz , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
T. Maurin , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
R. Reynaud , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
M. Fan , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
pp. 127

Fast Stable Matching Algorithm using Asynchronous Parallel Programming Model (Abstract)

F. Verdier , Equipe Traitement des Image et du Signal, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise, France
B. Zavidovique , Equipe Traitement des Image et du Signal, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise, France
A. Merigot , Equipe Traitement des Image et du Signal, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise, France
pp. 131

Fast Retrieval on Compressed Images for Internet Applications (Abstract)

M.G. Albanesi , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
A. Giacane , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
pp. 136

A Scalable Affine Core for Video Object Motion Compensation (Abstract)

W. Badawy , Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Louisiana Univ., Lafayette, LA, USA
M. Bayoumi , Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Louisiana Univ., Lafayette, LA, USA
pp. 142

Implementation of the SVM Neural Network Generalization Function for Image Processing (Abstract)

D. Esteve , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
R.A. Reyna , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
D. Houzet , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
M.-F. Albenge , Lab. d'Autom. et d'Anal. des Syst., CNRS, Toulouse, France
pp. 147
Architectures

A System-On-A-Chip for Pattern Recognition Architecture and Design Methodology (Abstract)

A. Tissot , Lab. LIP6/ASIM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
M. Aberbour , Lab. LIP6/ASIM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
P. Lalande , Lab. LIP6/ASIM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
J. Haussy , Lab. LIP6/ASIM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
F. Durbin , Lab. LIP6/ASIM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
H. Mehrez , Lab. LIP6/ASIM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
pp. 155

Notacheck: A Parallel DSP-Based Architecture for Real Time High Resolution Inspection of Bank-Notes (Abstract)

G. Coldani , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
M. Maneri , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
F. Leporati , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
L. Cotrino , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
G. Danese , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
pp. 163

In the Development and Evaluation of Specialized Processors for Computing High-Order 2-D Image Moments in Real-Time (Abstract)

L. Sousa , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
N. Roma , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 170
Distributed systems

A Distributed System for Real-Time Volume Reconstruction (Abstract)

L. Davis , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
E. Borovikov , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 183

A Distributed Architecture for Autonomous Navigation of Robots (Abstract)

V. Di Gesu , Palermo Univ., Italy
B. Lenzitti , Palermo Univ., Italy
G. Lo Bosco , Palermo Univ., Italy
D. Tegolo , Palermo Univ., Italy
pp. 190

Study of a Parallel CBIR Implementation using MPI (Abstract)

J.L. Bosque , Dept. de Ciencias Exp. e Ingenieria, Univ. Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
O.D. Robles , Dept. de Ciencias Exp. e Ingenieria, Univ. Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
A. Rodriguez , Dept. de Ciencias Exp. e Ingenieria, Univ. Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
L. Pastor , Dept. de Ciencias Exp. e Ingenieria, Univ. Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
pp. 195

Real-Time Computer Vision on PC-Cluster and Its Application to Real-Time Motion Capture (Abstract)

R. Taniguchi , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
S. Yonemoto , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
D. Arita , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 205
Configurable Computing

FPGA-Based Coprocessor for Text String Extraction (Abstract)

A.K. Jain , IBM Res., Hawthorne, NY, USA
D.T. Rover , IBM Res., Hawthorne, NY, USA
N.K. Ratha , IBM Res., Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 217

Compiling and Optimizing Image Processing Algorithms for FPGAs (Abstract)

W. Bohm , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
B. Rinker , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
C. Ross , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
J. Hammes , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
J. Bins , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
W. Najjar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
B. Draper , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
M. Chawathe , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 222

A Configurable Processor Network for Document Management (Abstract)

A. Mérigot , CEA, Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
S. Vagnier , CEA, Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
H. Essafi , CEA, Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
pp. 232

How to Use High Speed Reconfigurable FPGA for Real Time Image Processing? (Abstract)

L. Kessal , Cergy Pontoise Univ., France
R. Bourguiba , Cergy Pontoise Univ., France
N. Boudouani , Cergy Pontoise Univ., France
D. Demigny , Cergy Pontoise Univ., France
pp. 240
Invited lecture
Programming Environments

Loop Regularization for Image and Video Processing on Instruction Level Parallel Architectures (Abstract)

M. Maresca , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
N. Zingirian , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
pp. 261

Examples of Image Processing to Benefit from an Asynchronous Implementation (Abstract)

E. Senn , LESTER, Univ. de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France
B. Zavidovique , LESTER, Univ. de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France
pp. 270

Anet: A Programming Environment for Parallel Image Analysis (Abstract)

A. Mérigot , Lab. Heudyasic, Univ. de Technol. de Compiegne, France
N. Sicard , Lab. Heudyasic, Univ. de Technol. de Compiegne, France
B. Ducourthial , Lab. Heudyasic, Univ. de Technol. de Compiegne, France
pp. 280
Hardware Supported Techniques

An Array Control Unit for High Performance SIMD Arrays (Abstract)

Hong Rao , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
C. Lin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
M.C. Herbordt , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
J. Cravy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
Honghai Zhang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 293

The Long And Winding Road to High-Performance Image Processing with MMX/SSE (Abstract)

F. Zanichelli , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
G. Conte , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
S. Tommesani , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
pp. 302

Hardware Prefetching Techniques for Cache Memories in Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

M. Piccardi , DSI, Modena Univ., Italy
R. Cucchiara , DSI, Modena Univ., Italy
A. Prati , DSI, Modena Univ., Italy
pp. 311

Hardware Supported Technique for Detecting Multi-Corners In Digital Contours (Abstract)

A. Sluzek , Sch. of Comput. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 320
Algorithms and Applications

Homography Based Parallel Volume Intersection: Toward Real-Time Volume Reconstruction using Active Cameras (Abstract)

S. Tokai , Dept. of Intelligent Sci. & Technol., Kyoto Univ., Japan
T. Matsuyama , Dept. of Intelligent Sci. & Technol., Kyoto Univ., Japan
Xiaojun Wu , Dept. of Intelligent Sci. & Technol., Kyoto Univ., Japan
T. Wada , Dept. of Intelligent Sci. & Technol., Kyoto Univ., Japan
pp. 331

Handling Artifacts in Digitally Reproduced Documents (Abstract)

L. Lombardi , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Rome Univ., Italy
L. Cinque , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Rome Univ., Italy
S. Levialdi , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Rome Univ., Italy
S. Tanimoto , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Rome Univ., Italy
pp. 340

Compressed-Domain Classification of Texture Images (Abstract)

M.A. Bayoumi , Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Louisiana Univ., Lafayette, LA, USA
B. Wilson , Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Louisiana Univ., Lafayette, LA, USA
pp. 347
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