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2013 International Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (2006)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
June 7, 2006 to June 9, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2542-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. x
Learning and Recognition

Learning to classify by ongoing feature selection (Abstract)

Shimon Ullman , Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Dan Levi , Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
pp. 1

Generic Detection of Multi-Part Objects by High-Level Analysis (Abstract)

Robert Bergevin , Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Jean-Francois Bernier , Laval University, Quebec, Canada
pp. 2

Autonomous Learning of Object Appearances using Colour Contour Frames (Abstract)

Anders Moe , Linkoping University, Sweden
Per-Erik Forssen , Laboratory for Computational Intelligence, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada
pp. 3

Local Feature Matching For Face Recognition (Abstract)

Ehsan Fazl Ersi , University of Waterloo, Canada
John S. Zelek , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 4

Automated Detection of Unusual Events on Stairs (Abstract)

Liam Stewart , University of Toronto, Canada
Jasper Snoek , University of Toronto, Canada
Jesse Hoey , University of Toronto, Canada
Richard S. Zemel , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 5

Simultaneous Tracking and Action Recognition using the PCA-HOG Descriptor (Abstract)

Wei-Lwun Lu , University of British Columbia, Canada
James J. Little , University of British Columbia, Canada
pp. 6
Image and Video Retrieval

Interpreting Camera Operations in the Context of Content-based Video Indexing and Retrieval (Abstract)

Francois Deschenes , Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
Wei Pan , Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 7

Toward an Application of Content-Based Video Indexing to Computer- Assisted Descriptive Video (Abstract)

L. Gagnon , R-D Department, CRIM, 550 Sherbrooke West, Suite 100, Montr?al, Canada
F. Laliberte , R-D Department, CRIM, 550 Sherbrooke West, Suite 100, Montr?al, Canada
M. Lalonde , R-D Department, CRIM, 550 Sherbrooke West, Suite 100, Montr?al, Canada
M. Beaulieu , R-D Department, CRIM, 550 Sherbrooke West, Suite 100, Montr?al, Canada
pp. 8

Automatic Classification of Outdoor Images by Region Matching (Abstract)

Greg Mori , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada
Oliver van Kaick , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada
pp. 9
Motion Analysis

A GPU-based Algorithm for Estimating 3D Geometry and Motion in Near Real-time (Abstract)

Minglun Gong , Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada
pp. 10

Using 3D Spline Differentiation to Compute Quantitative Optical Flow (Abstract)

John Leonard Barron , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Jean-Luc Mari , Ecole Superieure d?Ing?enieurs de Luminy, Cedex 9, France
Marc Daniel , Ecole Superieure d?Ing?enieurs de Luminy, Cedex 9, France
pp. 11

Robust SSD tracking with incremental 3D structure estimation (Abstract)

Dana Cobza? , University of Alberta, Canad
Martin Jagersand , University of Alberta, Canad
Adam Rachmielowski , University of Alberta, Canada
pp. 12

Confidence Based updation of Motion Conspicuity in Dynamic Scenes (Abstract)

Subhransu Maji , Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Vivek Kumar Singh , Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Amitabha Mukerjee , Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
pp. 13
Stereo

Reflection Stereo - Novel Monocular Stereo using a Transparent Plate - (Abstract)

Masatoshi Okutomi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masao Shimizu , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 14

Stereo Retinex (Abstract)

Weihua Xiong , Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C.
Brian Funt , Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C.
pp. 15

Sparse Disparity Map from Uncalibrated Infrared Stereo Images (Abstract)

John S. Zelek , University of Waterloo, Canada
Kiana Hajebi , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 17

Photo Hull Regularized Stereo (Abstract)

Frank P. Ferrie , McGill University, Canada
Shufei Fan , McGill University, Canada
pp. 18
Robotics I

Graph Cut based Panoramic 3D Modeling and Ground Truth Comparison with a Mobile Platform - The Wagele - (Abstract)

Wolfgang Straber , University of Tuebingen
Sven Fleck , University of Tuebingen
Florian Busch , University of Tuebingen
Peter Biber , University of Tuebingen
pp. 19

Colour-Gradient Redundancy for Real-time Spatial Pose Tracking in Autonomous Robot Navigation (Abstract)

Hans de Ruiter , University of Toronto, Canada
Beno Benhabib , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 20

Design and analysis of a framework for real-time vision-based SLAM using Rao-Blackwellised particle filters (Abstract)

James J. Little , University of British Columbia, Canada
Pantelis Elinas , University of British Columbia, Canada
Alex Shyr , University of British Columbia, Canada
Matt Griffin , University of British Columbia, Canada
Robert Sim , University of British Columbia, Canada
pp. 21

Urban Position Estimation from One Dimensional Visual Cues (Abstract)

Derek Johns , McGill University, Canada
Gregory Dudek , McGill University, Canada
pp. 22
Robotics II

Determining Shot Accuracy of a Robotic Pool System (Abstract)

Michael Greenspan , Queen?s University, Kingston, Canada
Joseph Lam , Queen?s University, Kingston, Canada
Fei Long , Queen?s University, Kingston, Canada
Gerhard Roth , National Research Council of Canada
pp. 23

Underwater 3D Mapping: Experiences and Lessons learned (Abstract)

Michael Jenkin , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Andrew Hogue , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Andrew German , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
James Zacher , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
pp. 24

Building Local Safety Maps for a Wheelchair Robot using Vision and Lasers (Abstract)

Aniket Murarka , University of Texas at Austin
Benjamin Kuipers , University of Texas at Austin
Joseph Modayil , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 25
Segmentation

Image Thresholding Using Ant Colony Optimization (Abstract)

Hamid R. Tizhoosh , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Alice R. Malisia , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
pp. 26

Evaluation of Colour Image Segmentation Hierarchies (Abstract)

Jochen Lang , SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada
Michael McAllister , Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Canada
Darren MacDonald , SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 27

Semiautomatic Segmentation with Compact Shapre Prior (Abstract)

Piali Das , University of Western Ontario London, Ontario
Olga Veksler , University of Western Ontario London, Ontario
pp. 28

Hierarchical Region Mean-Based Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Slawo Wesolkowski , University of Waterloo, Canada
Paul Fieguth , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 30
Camera Calibration

Error Analysis of Camera Parameter Estimation based on Collinear Features (Abstract)

Patrick Mikulastik , University of Hannover
Hellward Broszio , University of Hannover
Onay Urfalioglu , University of Hannover
Thorsten Thormahlen , University of Hannover
pp. 32
Virtual Reality

Toward a Realistic Interpretation of Blue-spill for Blue-screen Matting (Abstract)

Jonathan Dupont , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Francois Deschenes , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 33

Integrating Animated Pedagogical Agent as Motivational Supporter into Interactive System (Abstract)

Ajith P. Madurapperuma , University of Moratuwa,Colombo, Sri Lanka.
P. Ravindra De Silva , University of Aizu, Japan
Ashu Marasinghe , University of Aizu, Japan
Minetada Osano , University of Aizu, Japan
pp. 34

Avatar: a virtual reality based tool for collaborative production of theater shows (Abstract)

Christian Dompierre , Laval University, Quebec City, QC Canada
Denis Laurendeau , Laval University, Quebec City, QC Canada
pp. 35
Special Session: First International Workshop on Video Processing for Security (VP4S-06)

A Pixel-Weighting Method for Discriminating Objects of Different Sizes in an Image Captured from a Single Camera (Abstract)

Wangjin Mun , S1 Corporation, Korea
Yongjin Lee , S1 Corporation, Korea
Namsu Moon , S1 Corporation, Kore
Jeongpyo Kong , S1 Corporation, Korea
Sangrim Ryu , S1 Corporation, Korea
Mookyung Park , S1 Corporation, Korea
pp. 36

A Novel Clustering-Based Method for Adaptive Background Segmentation (Abstract)

S. Indupalli , University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
B. Boufama , University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
M.A. Ali , University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
pp. 37

Object detection and tracking using iterative division and correlograms (Abstract)

Rafik Bourezak , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Canada
Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Canada
pp. 38

Collaborative Multi-Camera Surveillance with Automated Person Detection (Abstract)

Trevor Ahmedali , McGill University, Montreal, H3A 2A7, Canada
James J. Clark , McGill University, Montreal, H3A 2A7, Canada
pp. 39

Multiple-Sensor Indoor Surveillance System (Abstract)

Omer Shakil , University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
Gang Wei , Accenture Technology Labs, Chicago, IL, USA
V. Gershman , Accenture Technology Labs, Chicago, IL, USA
Damian Roqueiro , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Valery A. Petrushin , Accenture Technology Labs, Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 40

3D Face Reconstruction from Stereo Video (Abstract)

Unsang Park , Michigan State University
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 41

User Authentication based on Face Recognition with Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Madalina Baltatu , Telecom Italia, Security Innovation
Paolo Abeni , Telecom Italia, Security Innovation
Rosalia D?Alessandro , Telecom Italia, Security Innovation
pp. 42
Poster Session 1

An Information-Theoretic Approach to Georegistration of Digital Elevation Maps (Abstract)

A. Ben Hamza , Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1T7, Canada
Miguel Aguilera , Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1T7, Canada
pp. 43

Simple Software for Microarray Image Analysis (Abstract)

Hsueh-Ting Chu , National Taiwan University Hospital
Chaur-Chin Chen , National Tsing Hua University
Chun-Fan Chang , National Taiwan University Hospital
Chiung-Nien Chen , National Taiwan University Hospital
Cheng-Yan Kao , National Taiwan University Hospital
pp. 46

The McGill Object Detection Suite (Abstract)

Martin D. Levine , McGill University, Canada
Donovan H. Parks , McGill University, Canada
pp. 47

Disparity Map Estimation Using A Total Variation Bound (Abstract)

Jean Christophe Pesquet , Universit? Marne-la-Vallee, Champs-sur-Marne, France
Wided Miled , Universit? Marne-la-Vallee, Champs-sur-Marne, France
pp. 48

An Edge Preserving Locally Adaptive Anti-aliasing Zooming Algorithm with Diffused Interpolation (Abstract)

Munib Arshad Chughtai , National University of Science and Technology, (MCS) Pakistan
Naveed Khattak , National University of Science and Technology, (MCS) Pakistan
pp. 49

Tracking 3D free form object in video sequence (Abstract)

Mihaela Scuturici , LIRIS Laboratory Lyon, France
Djamel Merad , LIRIS Laboratory Lyon, France
Jean-Yves Didier , IBISC Laboratory Evry, France
pp. 50

Image Inpainting and Segmentation using Hierarchical Level Set Method (Abstract)

Dongwook Cho , Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Xiaojun Du , Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Tien D. Bui , Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
pp. 52

Object Boundary Detection in Ultrasound Images (Abstract)

Eran A Edirisinghe , Loughborough University, UK
Helmut E Bez , Loughborough University, UK
Moi Hoon Yap , Loughborough University, UK
pp. 53

The Nomad 200 and the Nomad SuperScout: Reverse engineered and resurrected (Abstract)

Michael R. Jenkin , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mark Obsniuk , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arjun Chopra , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
pp. 55

Shape-Based Object Segmentation with Simultaneous Intensity Adjustment (Abstract)

Somchai Jitapunkul , Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
Sarawut Tae-O-Sot , Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
Supatana Auethavekiat , Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
pp. 56

Robust Preprocessing Algorithm for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Sreela Sasi , Gannon University, PA, USA
Gaurav Mittal , Gannon University, PA, USA
pp. 57

Using Normalized Interest Point Trajectories Over Scale for Image Search (Abstract)

Mark Fiala , National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada
pp. 58

A feature-based tracking algorithm for vehicles in intersections (Abstract)

Nicolas Saunier , University of British Columbia
Tarek Sayed , University of British Columbia
pp. 59

Image Classification and Retrieval using Correlation (Abstract)

Muhammad Talal Ibrahim , COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad - Pakistan
Imran Ahmad , University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 - Canada
pp. 60
Poster Session 2

3D Terrain Modeling for Rover Localization and Navigation (Abstract)

Erick Dupuis , Canadian Space Agency, Space Technologies, Saint-Hubert, Qu?bec Canada
Pierre Allard , Canadian Space Agency, Space Technologies, Saint-Hubert, Qu?bec Canada
Joseph Nsasi Bakambu , Canadian Space Agency, Space Technologies, Saint-Hubert, Qu?bec Canada
pp. 61

Use of Spatial Reference Systems in Interactive Object Recognition (Abstract)

Rahmadi Kurnia , Saitama University
Yoshinori Kuno , Saitama University
Altab Hossain , Saitama University
pp. 62

Detection and tracking of pianist hands and fingers (Abstract)

Dmitry O. Gorodnichy , Computational Video Group, IIT-ITI, NRC-CNRC
Arjun Yogeswaran , University of Ottawa
pp. 63

An Efficient Match-based Duplication Detection Algorithm (Abstract)

Aaron Langille , Laurentian University
Minglun Gong , Laurentian University
pp. 64

Extracting and tracking Colon?s "Pattern" from Colonoscopic Images (Abstract)

Hanene Chettaoui , Laboratory of Industrial Automation
Tanneguy Redarce , Laboratory of Industrial Automation
Guillaume Thomann , Laboratory of Industrial Automation
Chokri Ben Amar , Research Group on Intelligent Machine
pp. 65

Single landmark based self-localization of mobile robots (Abstract)

Robert Sablatnig , Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Abdul Bais , Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Jason Gu , Dalhousie University Halifax, Canada
pp. 67

Autonomous fish tracking by ROV using Monocular Camera (Abstract)

Jun Zhou , University of Waterloo, Canada
Christopher M. Clark , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 68

Line Extraction with Composite Background Subtract (Abstract)

M. Mori , Mori Seiki Co., LTD., Nagoya, Japan
X. Tian , University of California, Davis
K. Yamazaki , University of California, Davis
H. Deng , University of California, Davis
pp. 69

Epipolar Geometry for the Rectification of Cubic Panoramas (Abstract)

Robert Laganiere , University of Ottawa, Canada
Florian Kangni , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 70

Stability Improvement of Vision Algorithms (Abstract)

K. Shahid , Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto
J. Karpynczyk , Ryerson University,350 Victoria Street, Toronto
D. McTavish , Ryerson University,350 Victoria Street, Toronto
G Okouneva , Ryerson University,350 Victoria Street, Toronto
pp. 71

Comparison of Super-Resolution Algorithms Using Image Quality Measures (Abstract)

Frank P. Ferrie , McGill University, Canada
Isabelle Begin , McGill University, Canada
pp. 72

Object Extraction and Reconstruction in Active Video (Abstract)

Ye Lu , Simon Fraser University
Ze-Nian Li , Simon Fraser University
pp. 73

Evolving a Vision-Based Line-Following Robot Controller (Abstract)

Jean-Francois Dupuis , Universite Laval, Quebec , Canada
Marc Parizeau , Universite Laval, Quebec , Canada
pp. 75

Belief Propagation on the GPU for Stereo Vision (Abstract)

Gerhard Roth , National Research Council of Canada
Chang Shu , National Research Council of Canada
Alan Brunton , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 76

Expression-Invariant Face Recognition with Expression Classification (Abstract)

Greg Mori , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada
Hao Zhang , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada
Xiaoxing Li , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada
pp. 77
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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