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International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualisation (CGIV'06) (2006)
Sydney, Australia
July 26, 2006 to July 28, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2606-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. xi

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xii
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xii
Data & Information Visualisation

VIML: Toward Future Video Visualization and Interaction (PDF)

Jesse Jin , The University of Newcastle, Australia
pp. 4

Human-Focused Computer Vision Applications (PDF)

Massimo Piccardi , University of Technology, Australia
pp. 5

A Technique for Visualizing Dihedral Signal of Large Protein Sequences (Abstract)

Quang Vinh Nguyen , University of Technology, Australia
Mao Lin Huang , University of Technology, Australia
Yu Qian , University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Kang Zhang , University of Texas at Dallas, USA
pp. 6-11

A Visualization Model for Web Sitemaps (Abstract)

Quang Vinh Nguyen , University of Technology, Australia
Mao Lin Huang , University of Technology, Australia
Kang Zhang , University of Texas at Dallas, USA
I-Ling Yen , University of Texas at Dallas, USA
pp. 12-17

Towards Classifying Visualization in Team Sports (Abstract)

Mitchell Page , University of Sydney, Australia
Andrew Vande Moere , University of Sydney, Australia
pp. 24-29

Reservation Through Image Visualization (Abstract)

Mohd Ezanee Bin Rusli , Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
Azmi Mohd Yusof , Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
Nazrita Ibrahim , Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
pp. 38-42

A Scalable Algorithm for Adjusting Node-Node Overlaps (Abstract)

Xiaodi Huang , The University of New England, Australia
A.S.M. Sajeev , The University of New England, Australia
Wei Lai , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
pp. 43-48

Approaching Effective Data Visualisation in a Research Setting (Abstract)

Mark R. Titchener , University of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 49-56

Visualization for a Multi-Sensor Data Analysis (Abstract)

Sang Ok Koo , Kyungpook Nat?l University, South Korea
Hyuk Don Kwon , Kyungpook Nat?l University, South Korea
Chang Geol Yoon , Kyungpook Nat?l University, South Korea
Won Seok Seo , Kyungpook Nat?l University, South Korea
Soon Ki Jung , Kyungpook Nat?l University, South Korea
pp. 57-63

Skew Estimation in Persian Documents: A Novel Approach (Abstract)

M.Y Ashkan , University of Mysore Manasagangothri, India
D. S. Guru , University of Mysore Manasagangothri, India
P. Punitha , University of Mysore Manasagangothri, India
pp. 64-70

Debugging Trellis Decoding of Augmented RAC Array Codes Using a Visual Tool (Abstract)

Lami Kaya , Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates
Mohammad Al-Qudah , SZABIST University, United Arab Emirates
pp. 71-75

Fractal Image Compression on Spiral Architecture (Abstract)

Xiangjian He , University of Technology, Sydney
Huaqing Wang , University of Technology, Sydney
Qiang Wu , University of Technology, Sydney
Tom Hintz , University of Technology, Sydney
Namho Hur , Electronics Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
pp. 76-83
Bio-Medical Visualisation

PathBank: Web-Based Querying and Visualziation of an Integrated Biological Pathway Database (Abstract)

Joshua Wing Kei Ho , University of Sydney, Australia
Tristan Manwaring , University of Sydney, Australia
Seok-Hee Hong , University of Sydney, Australia
Uwe Roehm , University of Sydney, Australia
David Cho Yau Fung , University of Sydney, Australia
Kai Xu , NICTA (National ICT Australia), Australia
Tim Kraska , University of Munster, Germany
David Hart , Axogenic Pty Ltd, Australia
pp. 84-89

Active Contour Model with Shape Constraints for Bone Fracture Detection (Abstract)

Y Jia , Ryerson University, Canada
Y Jiang , Ryerson University, Canada
pp. 90-95

Frequency-Domain Algorithms for Visual Analysis on Genomic Structures in Prokaryotes (Abstract)

Lee Sing Cheong , Bioinformatics Research Centre, Singapore
Feng Lin , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hock Soon Seah , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 96-103
Spatial/Geographic Data Visualisation

A Study for Parametric Morpho-Semantic Operators to Assist Architectural Conception at the Drafting Stage (Abstract)

Jean-Paul Wetzel , CRAI (Centre de Recherche en Architecture et Ing?nierie), France
Salim Belblidia , CRAI (Centre de Recherche en Architecture et Ing?nierie), France
Jean-Claude Bignon , CRAI (Centre de Recherche en Architecture et Ing?nierie), France
pp. 104-111

3D-Visualization Techniques, Including Samples and Applications (Abstract)

Walter Schuhr , University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Erich Kanngieser , HarbourCity University (HCU), Germany
pp. 119-127
Imaging

3D Images Compression for Multi-View Auto-Stereoscopic Displays (Abstract)

B. Kaufmann , Lab. A2SI - Groupe ESIEE, France
M. Akil , Lab. A2SI - Groupe ESIEE, France
pp. 128-136

An Algorithm for JPEG Compressing with Chaotic Encrypting (Abstract)

Huang Yuanshi , Fuzhou University, China
Xu Rongcong , Fuzhou University, China
Lin Weiqiang , Fuzhou University, China
pp. 137-140

Locating the Optic Disc in Retinal Images (Abstract)

Mira Park , University of Newcastle
Jesse S. Jin , University of Newcastle
Suhuai Luo , University of Newcastle
pp. 141-145

Colour and Texture Features for Content Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Lenina Birgale , Shri Guru Gobind Singhij Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
Manesh Kokare , Shri Guru Gobind Singhij Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
Dharmpal Doye , Shri Guru Gobind Singhij Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
pp. 146-149

Design and Implementation of a Data Compression Scheme: A Partial Matching Approach (Abstract)

F. Choong , Multimedia University, Malaysia
M. B. I. Reaz , Multimedia University, Malaysia
T. C. Chin , Multimedia University, Malaysia
F. Mohd-Yasin , Multimedia University, Malaysia
pp. 150-155

Mean-Value Laplacian Coordinates for Triangular Meshes (Abstract)

H.Y. Wu, , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chunhong Pan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qing Yang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jia Pan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Songde Ma , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 156-160

Improved Three-step Phase Shifting Profilometry Using Digital Fringe Pattern Projection (Abstract)

Yingsong Hu , University of Wollongong, Australia
Jiangtao Xi , University of Wollongong, Australia
Joe Chicharo , University of Wollongong, Australia
Zongkai Yang , Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
pp. 161-167
Forensic Digital Imaging

A Fast Palm Print Verification System (Abstract)

Michael KO Goh , Multimedia University, Malaysia
Tee Connie , Multimedia University, Malaysia
Andrew BJ Teoh , Multimedia University, Malaysia
David CL Ngo , Multimedia University, Malaysia
pp. 168-172

On Choosing Wavelet Resolution in Image Deblurring (Abstract)

Laurent Cavalier , University of Aix-Marseille 1, Australia
Marc Raimondo , University of Sydney, Australia
pp. 177-181

Automatic Digital Camera Based Fingerprint Image Preprocessing (Abstract)

B.Y. Hiew , Multimedia University, Malaysia
Andrew B.J. Teoh , Multimedia University, Malaysia
David C.L. Ngo , Multimedia University, Malaysia
pp. 182-189
Image/Video Analysis for Pattern Recognition

Elastic Local Reconstruction for Human Face Recognition (Abstract)

Xudong Xie , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Kin-Man Lam , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
pp. 190-193

Visual Speech Recognition Using Image Moments and Multiresolution Wavelet Images (Abstract)

Wai C. Yau , RMIT University, Australia
Dinesh K. Kumar , RMIT University, Australia
Sridhar P. Arjunan , RMIT University, Australia
Sanjay Kumar , RMIT University, Australia
pp. 194-199

Real-Time Tracking with Non-Rigid Geometric Templates Using the GPU (Abstract)

Julius Fabian Ohmer , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Frederic Maire , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Ross Brown , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
pp. 200-206

Rate-Distortion Optimized Progressive Geometry Compression (Abstract)

Zhang WenBo , Beijing University of Technology, China
Liu Bo , Beijing University of Technology, China
Zhang Hongbin , Beijing University of Technology, China
pp. 207-210

Image Compression System Based on Improved Zerotree Method (Abstract)

Zhang Zhong , Heilongjiang University, China
pp. 211-213

A Two-Pass Improved Encoding Scheme for Fractal Image Compression (Abstract)

Kin-Wah Ching Eugene , National University of Singapore
Ghim-Hwee Ong , National University of Singapore
pp. 214-219

Synthesizing Free-Viewpoint Images from Multiple View Videos in Soccer Stadium (Abstract)

Kunihiko Hayashi , Keio University, Japan
Hideo Saito , Keio University, Japan
pp. 220-225

Architecture and Software Implementation of HDTV Video Decoder on a Singlechip, MPEG Decoder (Abstract)

Yuhuang Ye , Fuzhou University, China
Yuanjiu Li , Fuzhou University, China
Kaixiong Su , Fuzhou University, China
pp. 226-230

A Method for Teletext Display (Abstract)

Kaixiong Su , Fuzhou University, China
Yihong Peng , Fuzhou University, China
pp. 231-235

Gray Image Recognition Using Hopfield Neural Network With Multi-Bitplane and Multi-Connect Architecture (Abstract)

Kussay N. Mutter , Al-Mustansiryah University, Iraq
Imad I. Abdul Kaream , Al-Mustansiryah University, Iraq
Hussein A. Moussa , Al-Mustansiryah University, Iraq
pp. 236-242

Basic Transformations on Virtual Hexagonal Structure (Abstract)

Xiangjian He , University of Technology, Sydney. Australia
Wenjing Jia , University of Technology, Sydney. Australia
Qiang Wu , University of Technology, Sydney. Australia
Namho Hur , Electronics Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
Tom Hintz , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Huaqing Wang , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Jinwoong Kim , Electronics Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
pp. 243-248

Refined Gaussian Weighted Histogram Intersection and Its Application in Number Plate Categorization (Abstract)

Wenjing Jia , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Huaifeng Zhang , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Xiangjian He , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Qiang Wu , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
pp. 249-255

Analysis of Driving Session Videos by Reverse Temporal Order Processing (Abstract)

Frederic Maire , NICTA, Australia
Andry Rakotonirainy , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
pp. 255-261
Intelligent Recoginition Techniques, Applications, Systems & Tools

Facial Composite System Using Genetic Algorithm (Abstract)

Mayada F. Abdul Halim , University of Baghdad, Iraq
Hussein Hamdi Al-Fiadh , University of Baghdad, Iraq
pp. 262-266

Stereo Image Matching Using Wavelet Scale-Space Representation (Abstract)

Asim Bhatti , Deakin University, Australia
Saeid Nahavandi , Deakin University, Australia
pp. 267-272

Object Recognition using Fourier Descriptors: Some Experiments and Observations (Abstract)

M. Sarfraz , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
pp. 281-286

Computer Aided Indexing of Historical Manuscripts (Abstract)

S.A. Shahab , King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Wasfi G. Al-Khatib , King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Sabri A. Mahmoud , King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
pp. 287-295
Computer Graphics

New Methods in Fractal Imaging (Abstract)

Michael F. Barnsley , Australian National University, Australia
John Hutchinson , Australian National University, Australia
pp. 296-301

Traversal on DAG-based Multiresolution Mesh Hierarchy (Abstract)

Zhi Zheng , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Tony K.Y. Chan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 302-309

A Shadow Buffer Technique for Simulating Snow-Covered Shapes (Abstract)

Kohe Tokoi , Wakayama University, Japan
pp. 310-316

Variants of a New Volumetric Model for Dust Cloud Representation and Their Comparison to Existing Methods (Abstract)

David N. Carr , Charles Sturt University, Australia
Jim Geyer , Charles Sturt University, Australia
pp. 317-322

Stretch It - Realistic Smooth Skinning (Abstract)

Xiaosong Yang , Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Jian J. Zhang , Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
pp. 323-328

Effects of Different Order PDEs on Blending Surfaces (Abstract)

Lihua You , Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Jian J Zhang , Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
pp. 329-334

Estimating Reflectance Parameters of an Object from Saturated Spectral Images (Abstract)

Shiying Li , Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
Yoshitsugu Manabe , Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
Kunihiro Chihara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
pp. 335-340

3D Model Generation by Morphing (Abstract)

Kosuke Kaneko , Kyushu University, Japan
Yoshihiro Okada , Kyushu University, Japan
Koichi Niijima , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 341-346

Construction of 3D Composite Objects from Range Data (Abstract)

Keita Sato , Kyushu University, Japan
Yoshihiro Okada , Kyushu University, Japan
Koichi Niijima , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 347-352

Environment Lighting for Point Sampled Geometry (Abstract)

Feng Liu , Concordia University, Canada
Sushil Bhakar , Concordia University, Canada
Thomas Fevens , Concordia University, Canada
Sudhir Mudur , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 353-358

Hierarchical Model Fitting to 2D and 3D Data (Abstract)

A. van den Hengel , University of Adelaide, Australia
A. Dick , University of Adelaide, Australia
T. Thormahlen , University of Adelaide, Australia
B. Ward , University of Adelaide, Australia
P. H. S. Torr , Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
pp. 359-364

Hairstyle Construction from Raw Surface Data (Abstract)

Gerrit Sobottka , University of Bonn, Germany
Michael Kusak , University of Bonn, Germany
Andreas Weber , University of Bonn, Germany
pp. 365-371
Rendering

GPU Based Real-time Shadow Research (Abstract)

Yang Xiao , Dalian Maritime University, China
Jin Yicheng , Dalian Maritime University, China
Yin Yong , Dalian Maritime University, China
Wu Zhuoyu , Dalian Maritime University, China
pp. 372-377

Enhancement of Moment Based Painterly Rendering Using Connected Components (Abstract)

M. Obaid , University Of Canterbury, New Zealand
R. Mukundan , University Of Canterbury, New Zealand
T. Bell , University Of Canterbury, New Zealand
pp. 378-383

An Effective Stratified Sampling Scheme for Environment Maps with Median Cut Method (Abstract)

Xing Mei , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Marc Jaeger , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Baogang Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 384-389

Feature-Preserving Simplification of Texture-Mapped Models (Abstract)

Xiuwen Liu , Dalian Maritime Uiniversity, China
Cui Xie , China Ocean University, China
Yicheng Jin , Dalian Maritime Uiniversity, China
pp. 390-395

Incremental Voxel Colouring by Ray Traversal (Abstract)

O. Batchelor , University of Canterbury, New Zealand
R. Mukundan , University of Canterbury, New Zealand
R. Green , University of Canterbury, New Zealand
pp. 396-401

Bottled Sand Movies (Abstract)

Bruno M. Carvalho , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Laurindo S. Britto Neto , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Lucas M. Oliveira , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
pp. 402-407
Digital Art, Animation & Multimedia

Computer Aided Photo-Real Modeling: Art or What? (Abstract)

Erdal Devrim Aydin , Yildi Technical University, Turkey
Togan Tong , Yildi Technical University, Turkey
S. Emre Pusat , Yildi Technical University, Turkey
pp. 414-422

Abstraction and Interaction: an Art System for White Noise (Abstract)

Ernest Edmonds , University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
pp. 423-427

Facial Animation Using Emotional Model (Abstract)

Chihiro Kozasa , Kyushu University, Japan
Hiromichi Fukutake , Kyushu University, Japan
Hirokazu Notsu , Kyushu University, Japan
Yoshihiro Okada , Kyushu University, Japan
Koichi Niijima , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 428-433

Hypermedia for Portable Video Players (PVP) (Abstract)

Mike Leggett , University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Shigeki Amitani , University of Technology Sydney, Australia
pp. 440-447
Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality

Usability Evaluation of a Mixed Reality Collaborative Tool for Design Review (Abstract)

Xiangyu Wang , University of Sydney, Australia
Phillip S. Dunston , Purdue University, USA
pp. 448-451

Augmented Reality for the Real World (Abstract)

Brett Wilkinson , Flinders University of South Australia
Paul Calder , Flinders University of South Australia
pp. 452-457

A Cloth Design System by Intuitive Operations (Abstract)

Katsunori Miyahara , Kyushu University, Japan
Yoshihiro Okada , Kyushu University, Japan
Koichi Niijima , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 458-463

Augmented Reality Tangible Interface for Distributed Design Review (Abstract)

Ronald Sidharta , The University ofTokyo, Japan
James Oliver , Iowa State University, USA
Adrian Sannier , Arizona State University, USA
pp. 464-470

Studying Design Collaboration in DesignWorld: An Augmented 3D Virtual World (Abstract)

Leman Figen G? , University of Sydney, Australia
Mary Lou Maher , University of Sydney, Australia
pp. 471-477
Computer Aided Geometric Design & Graphics

Rational DP-Ball Curves (Abstract)

Natasha Dejdumrong , King Monkut?s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
pp. 478-483

Optimized NURBS Ship Hull Fitting using Simulated Annealing (Abstract)

Ang Swee Wen , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Siti Mariyam Hj. Shamsuddin , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Yahya Samian , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
pp. 484-489

Positivity-Preserving Scattered Data Interpolating Surface using C^1 Piecewise Cubic Triangular Patches (Abstract)

Azizan Saaban , Universiti Sains Malaysia
Abd. Rahni Mt. Piah , Universiti Sains Malaysia
Ahmad Abd. Majid , Universiti Sains Malaysia
pp. 490-495

Gridding Multivariate Positive Data for Real Time Visualization (Abstract)

Ghulam Mustafa , UET Lahore, Pakistan
Abad Ali Shah , UET Lahore, Pakistan
Muhammad Rafiq Asim , COMSATS Institute of IT, Pakistan
pp. 496-502

Flexible Tracking of Object Contours Using LR-Traversing Algorithm (Abstract)

Russel Ahmed Apu , University of Calgary, Canada
Marina L. Gavrilova , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 503-513

NPAR by Example: Line Drawing Facial Animation from Photographs (Abstract)

Yuan Luo , University of Calgary, Canada
Marina L. Gavrilova , University of Calgary, Canada
Mario Costa Sousa , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 514-521

Environment Lighting for Point Sampled Geometry (Abstract)

Feng Liu , Concordia University, Canada
Sushil Bhakar , Concordia University, Canada
Thomas Fevens , Concordia University, Canada
Sudhir Mudur , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 522-527

Design and Development of Large Collapsible PET Water Cooler Bottles (Abstract)

S.H. Masood , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
V. Satyanarayana , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
U. Erbulut , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
pp. 528-533

An Automatic Generation of G^1 Curve Fitting of Arabic Characters (Abstract)

Fatimah Yahya , Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia
Jamaludin Md Ali , Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Ahmad Abdul Majid , Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Arsmah Ibrahim , Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia
pp. 542-547
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 548-549
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