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Proceedings. 1999 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Cat. No PR00149) (1999)
Fort Collins, Colorado
June 23, 1999 to June 25, 1999
ISSN: 1063-6919
ISBN: 0-7695-0149-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (Abstract)

pp. xix

Organizing Committee (Abstract)

pp. xxi

Program Committee (Abstract)

pp. xx

Additional Reviewers (Abstract)

pp. xxiii
Session 1-A: Stereo

Linear Self-Calibration of a Rotating and Zooming Camera (Abstract)

Lourdes de Agapito , University of Oxford
Eric Hayman , University of Oxford
Richard I. Hartley , G.E. C.R.D.
pp. 1015

Planar Catadioptric Stereo: Geometry and Calibration (Abstract)

Joshua Gluckman , Columbia University
Shree K. Nayar , Columbia University
pp. 1022

A Volumetric Stereo Matching Method: Application to Image-Based Modeling (Abstract)

Qian Chen , University of Southern California
Geard Medioni , University of Southern California
pp. 1029
Session 1-B: Digital and Video Libraries

Detection of Gradual Transitions through Temporal Slice Analysis (Abstract)

C.W. Ngo , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
T.C. Pong , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
R.T. Chin , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
pp. 1036

Applying Perceptual Grouping to Content-Based Image Retrieval: Building Images (Abstract)

Qasim Iqbal , University of Texas at Austin
J.K. Aggarwal , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 1042

Visual Recognition of Multi-Agent Action Using Binary Temporal Relations (Abstract)

Stephen S. Intille , Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Aaron F. Bobick , Massachussetts Institute of Technology
pp. 1056

Graph-Theoretic Clustering for Image Grouping and Retrieval (Abstract)

Selim Aksoy , University of Washington
Robert M. Haralick , University of Washington
pp. 1063
Session P-1-A: Stereo / Motion

Stereo Correspondence from Motion Correspondence (Abstract)

Fadi Dornaika , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ronald Chung , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 1070

The Discriminatory Power of Ordinal Measures - Towards a New Coefficient (Abstract)

S. Scherer , Graz University of Technology
A. Pinz , Graz University of Technology
P. Werth , Graz University of Technology and Austrian Academy of Sciences
pp. 1076

A Biprism-Stereo Camera System (Abstract)

Doo Hyun Lee , KAIST
In So Kweon , KAIST
Roberto Cipolla , University of Cambridge
pp. 1082

Optimal Multi-Scale Matching (Abstract)

Michael S. Lew , Leiden University
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 1088

Projective Rectification Without Epipolar Geometry (Abstract)

Francesco Isgro , Heriot-Watt University
Emanuele Trucco , Heriot-Watt University
pp. 1094

Calibration of Image Sequences for Model Visualization (Abstract)

A. Broadhurst , University of Cambridge
R. Cipolla , University of Cambridge
pp. 1100

Area-Based Computation of Stereo Disparity with Model-Based Window Size Selection (Abstract)

Robert Maas , Utrecht University and University Hospital Utrecht
Bart M. ter Haar Romeny , Utrecht University and University Hospital Utrecht
Max A. Viergever , Utrecht University and University Hospital Utrecht
pp. 1106

Efficient Techniques for Wide-Angle Stereo Vision Using Surface Projection Models (Abstract)

Philip W. Smith , University of Tennessee
Keith B. Johnson , University of Tennessee
Mongi A. Abidi , University of Tennessee
pp. 1113

An Integral Formulation for Differential Photometric Stereo (Abstract)

James J. Clark , McGill University
Holly Pekau , McGill University
pp. 1119

Multi-Scale Feature Selection in Stereo (Abstract)

Hiroshi Ishikawa , New York University
pp. 1132

Projective Rotations Applied to a Pan-Tilt Stereo Head (Abstract)

Andreas Ruf , INRIA Rhone-Alpes
Radu Horaud , INRIA Rhone-Alpes
pp. 1144

Multi-Frame Alignment of Planes (Abstract)

Lihi Zelnik-Manor , The Weizmann Institute of Science
Michal Irani , The Weizmann Institute of Science
pp. 1151

A Multi-View Approach to Motion and Stereo (Abstract)

Richard Szeliski , Microsoft Research
pp. 1157

Fast, Robust, and Consistent Camera Motion Estimation (Abstract)

Tong Zhang , Stanford University
Carlo Tomasi , Stanford University
pp. 1164

Detection and Characterization of Multiple Motion Points (Abstract)

Weichuan Yu , Christian Albrechts University
Gerald Sommer , Christian Albrechts University
Steven Beauchemin , University of Pennsylvania
Kostas Daniilidis , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 1171

Factorization as a Rank 1 Problem (Abstract)

Pedro M.Q. Aguiar , Instituto Superior Tecnico
José M.F. Moura , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 1178

A New Structure--From--Motion Ambiguity (Abstract)

J Oliensis , NEC Research Institute
pp. 1185
Session P-1-B: Video Libraries / Medical / Vision & Graphics / Physics

A Computational Approach to Semantic Event Detection (Abstract)

Richard J. Qian , Sharp Labs of America
Niels C. Haering , Sharp Labs of America
M. Ibrahim Sezan , Sharp Labs of America
pp. 1200

A Fast Scheme for Altering Resolution in the Compressed Domain (Abstract)

Rakesh Dugad , University of Illinois at Urbana
Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois at Urbana
pp. 1213

Deformable Template and Distribution Mixture-Based Data Modeling for the Endocardial Contour Tracking in an Echographic Sequence (Abstract)

Max Mignotte , DIRO, Departement d'Informatique et de Recherche Operationnelle and INRIA, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique
Jean Meunier , DIRO, Departement d'Informatique et de Recherche Operationnelle
pp. 1225

Model-Guided Segmentation of Corpus Callosum in MR Images (Abstract)

Arvid Lundervold , University of Bergen
Torfinn Taxt , University of Bergen
Nicolae Duta , Michigan State University
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 1231

Elastic Matching of Diffusion Tensor MRIs (Abstract)

D. Alexander , University of Pennsylvania
J.C. Gee , University of Pennsylvania
R. Bajcsy , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 1244

Bias Field Estimation and Adaptive Segmentation of MRI Data Using a Modified Fuzzy C-Means Algorithm (Abstract)

Mohamed N. Ahmed , University of Louisville
Sameh M. Yamany , University of Louisville
Aly A. Farag , University of Louisville
Thomas Moriarty , University of Louisville
pp. 1250

Model Based Segmentation of Nuclei (Abstract)

Ge Cong , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Bahram Parvin , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
pp. 1256

Separating Reflections and Lighting Using Independent Components Analysis (Abstract)

Hany Farid , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Edward H. Adelson , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 1262

Automatic Aircraft Recognition: Toward Using Human Similarity Measure in a Recognition System (Abstract)

Behrooz Kamgar-Parsi , Naval Research Laboratory
Behzad Kamgar-Parsi , Naval Research Laboratory
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 1268

Statistical Color Models with Application to Skin Detection (Abstract)

Michael J. Jones , Compaq Computer Corporation
James M. Rehg , Compaq Computer Corporation
pp. 1274

Minimum-Entropy Models of Scene Activity (Abstract)

Vera Kettnaker , Cornell University
Matthew Brand , Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab
pp. 1281

Evaluation of Texture Segmentation Algorithms (Abstract)

Kyong I. Chang , University of South Florida
Kevin W. Bowyer , University of South Florida
Munish Sivagurunath , University of South Florida
pp. 1294

Sampling, Resampling and Colour Constancy (Abstract)

D.A. Forsyth , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 1300

Illumination Distribution from Shadows (Abstract)

Imari Sato , University of Tokyo
Yoichi Sato , University of Tokyo
Katsushi Ikeuchi , University of Tokyo
pp. 1306

Advances in Daylight Statistical Colour Modelling (Abstract)

Daniel Alexander , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 1313

A New Visualization Paradigm for Multispectral Imagery And Data Fusion (Abstract)

Diego A. Socolinsky , Johns Hopkins University
Lawrence B. Wolff , Johns Hopkins University
pp. 1319
Session 2-A: Motion

Q-Warping: Direct Computation of Quadratic Reference Surfaces (Abstract)

Y. Wexler , University of Maryland at College Park
A. Shashua , Hebrew University
pp. 1333
Session 2-B: Low Level Vision

Simultaneous Depth Recovery and Image Restoration from Defocused Images (Abstract)

A.N. Rajagopalan , University of Maryland at College Park
S. Chaudhuri , Indian Institute of Technology
pp. 1348

Edge Detector Evaluation Using Empirical ROC Curves (Abstract)

Kevin Bowyer , University of South Florida
Christine Kranenburg , University of South Florida
Sean Dougherty , University of South Florida
pp. 1354

Comparison of Edge Detectors Using an Object Recognition Task (Abstract)

Min C. Shin , University of South Florida
Dmitry Goldgof , University of South Florida
Kevin W. Bowyer , University of South Florida
pp. 1360
Session 2-C: Color and Physics Based Vision

Recognizing Color Patterns Irrespective of Viewpoint and Illumination (Abstract)

F. Mindru , Katholieke Universiteit
T. Moons , Katholieke Universiteit
L. Van Gool , Katholieke Universiteit
pp. 1368

Radiometric Self Calibration (Abstract)

Tomoo Mitsunaga , Columbia University
Shree K. Nayar , Columbia University
pp. 1374

Measurement of Surface Orientations of Transparent Objects Using Polarization in Highlight (Abstract)

Megumi Saito , Keio University
Hiroshi Kashiwagi , Keio University
Yoichi Sato , University of Tokyo
Katsushi Ikeuchi , University of Tokyo
pp. 1381
Session 3-A: Vision, Graphics & Medical Imaging

Interpolating View and Scene Motion by Dynamic View Morphing (Abstract)

Russell A. Manning , University of Wisconsin
Charles R. Dyer , University of Wisconsin
pp. 1388

Stereo Panorama with a Single Camera (Abstract)

Shmuel Peleg , Hebrew University
Moshe Ben-Ezra , Hebrew University
pp. 1395

Elastic Registration of Medical Images Using Radial Basis Functions with Compact Support (Abstract)

Mike Fornefett , Universitaet Hamburg
Karl Rohr , Universitaet Hamburg
H. Siegfried Stiehl , Universitaet Hamburg
pp. 1402
Session 3-B: Vision and Learning

Toward Learning Visual Discrimination Strategies (Abstract)

Justus H. Piater , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Roderic A. Grupen , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 1410

Estimating Mixture Models of Images and Inferring Spatial Transformations Using the EM Algorithm (Abstract)

Brendan J. Frey , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nebojsa Jojic , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 1416

A Framework for Learning Query Concepts in Image Classification (Abstract)

A.L. Ratan , Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
O. Maron , Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
W.E.L. Grimson , Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
T. Lozano-Pérez , Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
pp. 1423
Session 4-A: Sensors

Invariant Recognition in Hyperspectral Images (Abstract)

Glenn Healey , University of California at Irvine
David Slater , University of California at Irvine
pp. 1438

Low-Cost Interactive Active Monocular Range Finder (Abstract)

Masahiro Takatsuka , Penn State University
Geoff A.W. West , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
Terry M. Caelli , Ohio State University
pp. 1444

The Tensors of Three Affine Views (Abstract)

Torfi Thorhallsson , University of Oxford
David W. Murray , University of Oxford
pp. 1450

A Convolver-Based Real-Time Stereo Machine (SAZAN) (Abstract)

Shigeru Kimura , Japan Defense Agency
Katsuyiki Nakano , Japan Defense Agency
Tetsuya Sinbo , Komatsu Ltd.
Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi , Komatsu Ltd.
Eiji Kawamura , CyVerse Corp.
pp. 1457
Session 4-B: Gesture & Face Recognition

Multiple-Hand-Gesture Tracking using Multiple Cameras (Abstract)

Akira Utsumi , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Jun Ohya , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 1473

Shadow Gestures: 3D Hand Pose Estimation Using a Single Camera (Abstract)

Jakub Segen , Bell Laboratories
Senthil Kumar , Bell Laboratories
pp. 1479

Improving Identification Performance by Integrating Evidence from Sequences (Abstract)

Gareth J. Edwards , University of Manchester
Chris J. Taylor , University of Manchester
Tim F. Cootes , University of Manchester
pp. 1486

Simultaneous Extraction of Functional Face Subspaces (Abstract)

Nicholas Costen , University of Manchester
Tim Cootes , University of Manchester
Gareth Edwards , University of Manchester
Chris Taylor , University of Manchester
pp. 1492
Session P-2-A: Sensors / Low Level Vision / Faces / Graphics

A Simple Technique for Self-Calibration (Abstract)

Paulo R. S. Mendonça , University of Cambridge
Roberto Cipolla , University of Cambridge
pp. 1500

Real-Time Gabor-Type Filtering Using Analog Focal Plane Image Processors (Abstract)

Bertram Emil Shi , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 1507

What Do Planar Shadows Tell About Scene Geometry? (Abstract)

Jean-Yves Bouguet , California Institute of Technology
Markus Weber , California Institute of Technology
Pietro Perona , California Institute of Technology and Universita di Padova
pp. 1514

Tracking from Multiple View Points: Self-calibration of Space and Time (Abstract)

Gideon P. Stein , Massachussetts Institute of Technology
pp. 1521

Calibration of an Outdoor Active Camera System (Abstract)

Robert T. Collins , Carnegie Mellon University
Yanghai Tsin , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 1528

Edge Preserving Orientation Adaptive Filtering (Abstract)

P. Bakker , Delft University of Technology,
L.J. Van Vliet , Delft University of Technology,
P.W. Verbeek , Delft University of Technology,
pp. 1535

Statistics of Natural Images and Models (Abstract)

Jinggang Huang , Brown University
David Mumford , Brown University
pp. 1541

Detection and Removal of Line Scratches in Motion Picture Films (Abstract)

Laurent Joyeux , Universite de La Rochelle
Olivier Buisson , Universite de La Rochelle
Bernard Besserer , Universite de La Rochelle
Samia Boukir , Universite de La Rochelle
pp. 1548

Progressive Probabilistic Hough Transform for Line Detection (Abstract)

C. Galambos , University of Surrey
J. Kittler , University of Surrey
J. Matas , University of Surrey and Czech Technical University
pp. 1554

Statistical Biases in Optic Flow (Abstract)

Cornelia Fermüller , University of Maryland at College Park
Robert Pless , University of Maryland at College Park
Yiannis Aloimonos , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 1561

Using a Linear Subspace Approach for Invariant Subpixel Material Identification in Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery (Abstract)

Bea Thai , University of California at Irvine
Glenn Healey , University of California at Irvine
pp. 1567

Fundamental Bounds on Edge Detection: An Information Theoretic Evaluation of Different Edge Cues (Abstract)

Scott Konishi , Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
A.L. Yuille , Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
James Coughlan , Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
Song Chun Zhu , Ohio State University
pp. 1573

Audio-Visual Person Verification (Abstract)

J. Luettin , IDIAP
K. Jonsson , University of Surrey
J. Matas , University of Surrey
J. Kittler , University of Surrey
pp. 1580

A Probabilistic Framework for Embedded Face and Facial Expression Recognition (Abstract)

Antonio Colmenarez , Philips Research
Brendan Frey , University of Waterloo
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana
pp. 1592

Face Recognition Using Shape and Texture (Abstract)

Chengjun Liu , George Mason University
Harry Wechsler , George Mason University
pp. 1598

Explanation-Based Facial Motion Tracking Using a Piecewise B?zier Volume Deformation Model (Abstract)

Hai Tao , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 1611

Eigen-Texture Method: Appearance Compression Based on 3D Model (Abstract)

Ko Nishino , University of Tokyo
Yoichi Sato , University of Tokyo
Katsushi Ikeuchi , University of Tokyo
pp. 1618

Extracting Textured Vertical Facades From Controlled Close-Range Imagery (Abstract)

Satyan Coorg , Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Seth Teller , Massachussetts Institute of Technology
pp. 1625
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