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2013 International Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (2005)
The University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
May 9, 2005 to May 11, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2319-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xi

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xii-xiii
Recognition

An Object Detection System using Image Reconstruction with PCA (Abstract)

Olac Fuentes , Instituto Nacional de Astrof?sica ?ptica y Electr?nica, Mexico
Luis Malag?n-Borja , Instituto Nacional de Astrof?sica ?ptica y Electr?nica, Mexico
pp. 2-8

Patch-Duplets for Object Recognition and Pose Estimation (Abstract)

Anders Moe , Link?ping University, Sweden
Bj? Johansson , Link?ping University, Sweden
pp. 9-16
Medical Imaging

Resampling 4-D Images Using Adaptive Filtering (Abstract)

Alexander Andreopoulos , York University, Canada
John K. Tsotsos , York University, Canada
pp. 18-26

Modeling Prior Shape and Appearance Knowledge in Watershed Segmentat (Abstract)

Ghassan Hamarneh , Simon Fraser University, Canada
Xiaoxing Li , Simon Fraser University, Canada
pp. 27-33

Identifying Precursory Cancer Lesions Using Temporal Texture Analysis (Abstract)

Leopoldo Altamirano Robles , National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Puebla, M?xico
Juan D. Cisneros Arag? , Specialists in Oncology and Gynecology, Puebla, M?xico
Rosa Mar?a Morales Tepalt , Specialists in Oncology and Gynecology, Puebla, M?xico
Aldrin Barreto Flores , National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Puebla, M?xico
pp. 34-39
Invited Speaker
Shape Analysis and Segmentation

Segment-Based Hand Pose Estimation (Abstract)

Christopher Schwarz , University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Niels da Vitoria Lobo , University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
pp. 42-49

A Hierarchical Non-Parametric Method for Capturing Non-Rigid Deformations (Abstract)

Ady Ecker , University of Toronto
Shimon Ullman , Weizmann Institute of Science
pp. 50-56

Two-Stage Image Segmentation by Adaptive Thresholding and Gradient Watershed (Abstract)

Ming Hong Pi , University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Hong Zhang , University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
pp. 57-64

An Automatic Segmentation Combining Mixture Analysis and Adaptive Region Information: A Level Set Approach (Abstract)

Djemel Ziou , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Mohand Sa? Allili , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 73-80

Entropy-Based Image Merging (Abstract)

Y. Lesp?rance , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M. R. Jenkin , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A. German , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
pp. 81-86
Early Vision and Stereo Vision

An Attentional Framework for Stereo Vision (Abstract)

Neil D. B. Bruce , York University, Toronto, Ontario
John K. Tsotsos , York University, Toronto, Ontario
pp. 88-95

New Multi-baseline Stereo by Counting Interest Points (Abstract)

Tomokazu Sato , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 96-103

Photometric Stereo via Locality Sensitive High-Dimension Hashing (Abstract)

James J. Little , University of British Columbia
Lin Zhong , University of British Columbia
pp. 104-111
Scene Analysis and Tracking

Detection of Occlusion Edges from the Derivatives of Weather Degraded Images (Abstract)

Fran?ois Desch?nes , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Daniel L?vesque , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 114-120

Topology Inference for a Vision-Based Sensor Network (Abstract)

Dimitri Marinakis , McGill University, Canada
Gregory Dudek , McGill University, Canada
pp. 121-128

3D SSD Tracking with Estimated 3D Planes (Abstract)

Peter Sturm , INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France
Dana Cobzas , INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France
pp. 129-134
Special Session on Intelligent Systems

Real-Time Video Surveillance with Self-Organizing Maps (Abstract)

Jean Meunier , DIRO, Universit? de Montr?al, Canada
Mohamed Dahmane , DIRO, Universit? de Montr?al, Canada
pp. 136-143

Body Tracking in HumanWalk from Monocular Video Sequences (Abstract)

Alexandra Branzan Albu , Laval University, Canada
Frederic Jean , Laval University, Canada
Robert Bergevin , Laval University, Canada
pp. 144-151

Analysis of Player Actions in Selected Hockey Game Situations (Abstract)

Robert J. Woodham , University of British Columbia, Canada
Fahong Li , University of British Columbia, Canada
pp. 152-159
Invited Speaker

Distributed Multi-Robot Exploration and Mapping (PDF)

Dieter Fox , University of Washington, Seattle, WA
pp. xv
Robot Vision

Coordination of Multiple Agents for Probabilistic Object Tracking (Abstract)

Roozbeh Mottaghi , Simon Fraser University
Shahram Payandeh , Simon Fraser University
pp. 162-167

3D Feature Tracking Using a Dynamic Structured Light System (Abstract)

Luis Morena , UCLM, Paseo de la Universidad 4, Ciudad Real, Spain
Antonio Ad? , UCLM, Paseo de la Universidad 4, Ciudad Real, Spain
Andr?s S. V?zquez , UCLM, Paseo de la Universidad 4, Ciudad Real, Spain
Fernando Molina , UCLM, Paseo de la Universidad 4, Ciudad Real, Spain
pp. 168-175

PDE-Based Robust Robotic Navigation (Abstract)

A. A. Farag , University of Louisville, KY
Alaa E. Abdel-Hakim , University of Louisville, KY
M. Sabry Hassouna , University of Louisville, KY
pp. 176-183

Collaborative Exploration for a Group of Self-Interested Robots (Abstract)

Michael Schukat , National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Declam O'Beirne , National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
pp. 184-191

Singularity Avoidance in Uncalibrated Visual Servoing (Abstract)

Masoud Shahamiri , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Martin Jagersand , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 192-199

Video with Ground-Truth for Validation of Visual Registration, Tracking and Navigation Algorithms (Abstract)

John Gilby , Sira Ltd., UK
Rustam Stolkin , Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Alistair Greig , University College London, UK
pp. 210-217
Motion Analysis

A Monocular Collision Warning System (Abstract)

Stefan Gehrig , DaimlerChrysler AG, Germany
Reinhard Koch , Christian-Albrechts-Universit?t zu Kiel, Germany
Felix Woelk , Christian-Albrechts-Universit?t zu Kiel, Germany
pp. 220-227

View Matching with Blob Features (Abstract)

Anders Moe , Link?ping University, Sweden
Per-Erik Forss? , Link?ping University, Sweden
pp. 228-235

Collision and Event Detection using Geometric Features in Spatio-Temporal Volumes (Abstract)

Fran?ois Desch?nes , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Mathieu Marquis Bolduc , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 236-243
Learning

Auto-Correlation Wavelet Support Vector Machine and Its Applications to Regression (Abstract)

Gregory Dudek , McGill University, Canada
Guangyi Chen , McGill University, Canada
pp. 246-252

Minimum Bayes Error Features for Visual Recognition by Sequential Feature Selection and Extraction (Abstract)

Nuno Vasconcelos , University of California San Diego
Gustavo Carneiro , University of British Columbia
pp. 253-260
Invited Speaker

Looking at People (PDF)

David Forsyth , University of California, Berkeley
pp. xvi
Pattern Recognition

A Linear Euclidean Distance Transform Algorithm Based on the Linear-Time Legendre Transform (Abstract)

Yves Lucet , University of British Columbia - Okanagan Campus, Okanagan University College, Canada
pp. 262-267
Human Activity Recognition and Surveillance

People Tracking using Robust Motion Detection and Estimation (Abstract)

Emilie Darcourt , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John K. Tsotsos , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Markus Latzel , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
pp. 270-275

Automatic Detection of Heads in Colored Images (Abstract)

Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida. Orlando, Florida
Niels da Vitoria Lobo , University of Central Florida. Orlando, Florida
Justin Garcia , Rice University. Houston, Texas
Jason Feinstein , University of Central Florida. Orlando, Florida
pp. 276-281

Detecting Abnormal Gait (Abstract)

Christian Bauckhage , York University, Toronto, ON
John K. Tsotsos , York University, Toronto, ON
Frank E. Bunn , StressCam Operations & Systems Ltd., Toronto, ON
pp. 282-288
Face Recognition

Face Recognition with Weighted Locally Linear Embedding (Abstract)

Nathan Mekuz , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Christian Bauckhage , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John K. Tsotsos , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
pp. 290-296
Special Session: Second Workshop on Face Processing in Video

Real-time Detection of Faces in Video Streams (Abstract)

C. Guerra-Artal , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
M. Hern?ndez-Tejera , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
O. D?niz-Su?rez , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
M. Castrill?n-Santana , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
pp. 298-305

A Unified Stochastic Model for Detecting and Tracking Faces (Abstract)

Sachin Gangaputra , The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Donald Geman , The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
pp. 306-313

Face Exemplars Selection from Video Streams for Online Learning (Abstract)

O. D?niz-Su?rez, , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
M. Castrill?n-Santana , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
M. Hern?ndez-Tejera , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
J. Lorenzo-Navarro , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
pp. 314-321

3D Model-Assisted Face Recognition in Video (Abstract)

Unsang Park , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Hong Chen , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University, East Lansing
pp. 322-329

Video-Based Framework for Face Recognition in Video (Abstract)

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy , National Research Council of Canada (NRC-CNRC), Canada
pp. 330-338

Face as Mouse Through Visual Face Tracking (Abstract)

Hai Tao , Univ. of Calif. at Santa Cruz
Thomas Huang , Univ. of Ill. at Urbana and Champ., Urbana, IL
Jilin Tu , Univ. of Ill. at Urbana and Champ., Urbana, IL
pp. 339-346

Multi-View Head Pose Estimation using Neural Networks (Abstract)

Kai Nickel , Universit?at Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Rainer Stiefelhagen , Universit?at Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Michael Voit , Universit?at Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
pp. 347-352

Head Pose Estimation of Partially Occluded Faces (Abstract)

Wolfram H. Schiffmann , University of Hagen (Germany)
Markus T. Wenzel , University of Hagen (Germany)
pp. 353-360
Poster Session 1

A Computer Vision System for Monitoring Medication Intake (Abstract)

Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida
Niels da Vitoria Lobo , University of Central Florida
Michael Batz , University of Central Florida
David Batz , University of Central Florida
pp. 362-369

Automated Behavioral Phenotype Detection and Analysis Using Color-Based Motion Tracking (Abstract)

Alan Shimoide , San Francisco State University
Ilmi Yoon , San Francisco State University
Holly C. Beale , San Francisco State University
Megumi Fuse , San Francisco State University
Rahul Singh , San Francisco State University
pp. 370-377

Average Cell Orientation, Shape and Size Estimated from Tissue Images (Abstract)

Peter J. W. Iles , University of Waterloo, Canada
David A. Clausi , University of Waterloo, Canada
G. Wayne Brodland , University of Waterloo, Canada
Shannon M. Puddister , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 378-385

Immersive Panoramic Imagery (Abstract)

Mark Fiala , National Research Council, Canada
pp. 386-391

A Novel Scheme for Fingerprint Identification (Abstract)

Tsong-Liang Huang , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Ting-Yi Kuo , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Che-Wei Liu , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Chien-Ying Li , Tamkang University, Taiwan
Jui-Peng Lin , Tamkang University, Taiwan
pp. 392-396

Histogram Equalization using Neighborhood Metrics (Abstract)

Mark Eramian , Department of Computer Science, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
David Mould , Department of Computer Science, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
pp. 397-404

Recognizing Hand-Raising Gestures using HMM (Abstract)

Monowar Hossain , York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Michael Jenkin , York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
pp. 405-412

Upper Body Pose Estimation from Stereo and Hand-Face Tracking (Abstract)

Jane Mulligan , University of Colorado at Boulder
pp. 413-420

Comparing Classification Metrics for Labeling Segmented Remote Sensing Images (Abstract)

Philippe Maillard , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
David A. Clausi , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 421-428

Segmentation of Laparoscopic Images: Integrating Graph-Based Segmentation and Multistage Region Merging (Abstract)

Yueyun Shu , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Canada
Farida Cheriet , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Canada; Sainte-Justine Hospital, Canada
Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Canada
pp. 429-436

Segmentation and Feature Extraction to Evaluate the Stomach Dynamic (Abstract)

Mohammed Benjelloun , Facult? Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium
pp. 437-443

Scene Reconstruction with Sparse Range Information (Abstract)

Luz A. Torres-M?ndez , McGill University, Canada
Guangyi Chen , McGill University, Canada
Gregory Dudek , McGill University, Canada
pp. 444-451

On Processing and Registration of Forward-Scan Acoustic Video Imagery (Abstract)

P. Firoozfam , University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
S. Negahdaripour , University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
P. Sabzmeydani , University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
pp. 452-459

Iterative Corner Extraction and Matching for Mosaic Construction (Abstract)

F. Deravi , University of Kent, UK
S. Alkaabi , University of Kent, UK
pp. 468-475

Spatial Decomposition of the Hough Transform (Abstract)

Xue Dong Yang , University of Regina, Canada
James Allan Heather , University of Regina, Canada
pp. 476-482

Head Tracking with Shape Modeling and Detection (Abstract)

Seokcheol Kee , Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Maolin Chen , CASIA-SAIT HCI Joint Lab., Beijing, P. R. China
pp. 483-488
Poster Session 2

Registration Uncertainty for Robot Self-localization in 3D (Abstract)

Jason Gu , Dalhousie University
Pifu Zhang , Dalhousie University
Evangelos E. Milios , Dalhousie University
pp. 490-497

A Quantitative Comparison of 4 Algorithms for Recovering Dense Accurate Depth (Abstract)

John L. Barron , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Baozhong Tian , University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 498-505

Structure from Motion using SIFT Features and the PH Transform with Panoramic Imagery (Abstract)

Mark Fiala , National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
pp. 506-513

Dry Granular Flows Need Special Tools (Abstract)

Alberto Biancardi , DIS - University of Pavia, Italy
Paolo Ghilardi , DIIA - University of Pavia, Italy
Matteo Pagliardi , DIIA - University of Pavia, Italy
pp. 514-520

Generalizing Inverse Perspective (Abstract)

Steven Beauchemin , The University of Western Ontaio, London
Mohamed Kotb , The University of Western Ontaio, London
pp. 521-527

Recognition of Partially Occluded Objects Using Perfect Hashing: An Efficient and Robust Approach (Abstract)

D. S. Guru , University of Mysore, Karnataka, India
R. Dinesh , University of Mysore, Karnataka, India
pp. 528-535

Detection of Multi-Part Objects by Top-Down Perceptual Grouping (Abstract)

Robert Bergevin , Universit? Laval, Canada
V?n?r? Randrianarisoa , Universit? Laval, Canada
Jean-Fran?ois Bernier , Universit? Laval, Canada
pp. 536-543

Kinematic Variables Estimation using Eye-in-Hand Robot Camera System (Abstract)

Inna Sharf , McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Gregory Dudek , McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Siddharth Verma , McGill University, Montreal, Canada
pp. 550-557

Background Subtraction using Self-Identifying Patterns (Abstract)

Mark Fiala , National Research Council Canada
Chang Shu , National Research Council Canada
pp. 558-565

A New Photo Consistency Test for Voxel Coloring (Abstract)

Jeremy R. Cooperstock , McGill University, Canada
Jianfeng Yin , McGill University, Canada
pp. 566-570

An Experimental Comparison of a Hierarchical Range Image Segmentation Algorithm (Abstract)

Gustavo Osorio , National University of Colombia
Flavio Prieto , National University of Colombia
Pierre Boulanger , University of Alberta
pp. 571-578

Combining Local and Global Features for Image Segmentation Using Iterative Classification and Region Merging (Abstract)

David A. Clausi , University of Waterloo, Canada
Qiyao Yu , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 579-586

Seeing the Trees before the Forest (Abstract)

Daniel C. Asmar , University of Waterloo, Canada
John S. Zelek , University of Waterloo, Canada
Samer M. Abdallah , American University of Beirut, Lebanon
pp. 587-593

3D Reconstruction of Environments for Planetary Exploration (Abstract)

S?bastien Gemme , Canadian Space Agency, Space Technologies, Canada
Ioannis Rekleitis , Canadian Space Agency, Space Technologies, Canada
Joseph Nsasi Bakambu , Canadian Space Agency, Space Technologies, Canada
pp. 594-601

Controlling Camera and Lights for Intelligent Image Acquisition and Merging (Abstract)

Olena Borzenko , York University, Canada
Michael Jenkin , York University, Canada
Yves Lesp?rance , York University, Canada
pp. 602-609

Face Detection Using Combinations of Classifiers (Abstract)

Olac Fuentes , Instituto Nacional de Astrof?sica, ?ptica y Electr?nica, M?xico
Geovany A. Ram?rez , Instituto Nacional de Astrof?sica, ?ptica y Electr?nica, M?xico
pp. 610-615

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 616-617
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