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Geometric Modeling and Imaging--New Trends (2006)
London, England
July 5, 2006 to July 6, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2604-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. viii

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. ix
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. ix
Part I: Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling - I

Modeling Deformable Objects for Computer-Aided Sculpting (CAS)Modeling Deformable Objects for Computer-Aided Sculpting (CAS) (Abstract)

George K. Knopf , The University of Western Ontario, Canada
Philip C. Igwe , The University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 3-8

3D Object Reconstruction Using Geometric Computing (Abstract)

George K. Knopf , The University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 9-14

Manipulation of Elastically Deformable Surfaces through Maya Plug-in (Abstract)

Javier Romero Rodriguez , Bournemouth University, UK
Jian J. Zhang , Bournemouth University, UK
L. H. You , Bournemouth University, UK
pp. 15-21

High-Performance Rendering on Clusters of Workstations (Abstract)

Md. Mizanur Rahman , London South Bank University, UK
Frank Devai , London South Bank University, UK
Sourav Dalal , London South Bank University, UK
pp. 22-27

Orthogonal Least Squares in Partition of Unity Surface Reconstruction with Radial Basis Function (Abstract)

Xiaojun Wu , Shenzhen Graduate School of HIT, China
Qi Xia , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Michael Yu Wang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
pp. 28-33

Video Classification Using Normalized Information Distance (Abstract)

K. Kaabneh , Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan
A. Abdullah , Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan
Z. Al-Halalemah , Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan
pp. 34-40
Part II: Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling - II

Constrained Shape Control of Bicubic B-Spline Surfaces by Knots (Abstract)

Miklos Hoffmann , Karoly Eszterhazy University, Hungary
Imre Juhasz , University of Miskolc, Hungary
pp. 41-46

FGS: Computer Simulation System in Generating Fractals (Abstract)

Hizmawati Madzin , iezma_madzin@yahoo.com
Roziati Zainuddin , roziati@um.edu.my
pp. 47-50

Modeling and Rendering of DPP-Based Light Fields (Abstract)

Emilio Camahort , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Miguel Escriva , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Alejandro Domingo , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Francisco Abad , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Roberto Vivo , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
pp. 51-56

Visualization of Temporal-Oriented Datasets (Abstract)

Jun Gao , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Peter Revesz , Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Germany
pp. 57-62

Multiresolution Hierarchy for Real-Time Cartoon-Style Rendering (Abstract)

Michael Press , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Jihad El-Sana , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
pp. 63-68

An Analysis of Linear and Non-Linear Interpolation Techniques for Three-Dimensional Rendering (Abstract)

Ekta Walia , National Institute of Technical Teachers, India
Chandan Singh , Punjabi University, India
pp. 69-76
Part III: Computer Graphics and CAD/CAM

Toolpath Pattern Comparison: Contour-Parallel with Direction-Parallel (Abstract)

Tawfik T. EL-Midany , Mansoura University, Egypt
Ahmed Elkeran , Mansoura University, Egypt
Hamdy Tawfik , Workers' University, Egypt
pp. 77-82

Interoperability among CAD/CAM/CAE Systems: A Review of Current Research Trends (Abstract)

Luca Di Angelo , Universita degli Studi de L?Aquila, Italy
Paolo Conti , Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
Francesco Bianconi , Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
pp. 83-89

Collaborative Design: From Concept to Application (Abstract)

Nicolas Gardan , DINCC, France
Yvon Gardan , DINCC, France
Frederic Danesi , DINCC, France
pp. 90-96

Lattice Boltzmann Method for Real-Time Simulation of Lava Flows (Abstract)

Daniel van Raay , Charles Sturt University, Australia
Terry Bossomaier , Charles Sturt University, Australia
pp. 97-106
Part IV: Computer Graphics

Graphics and the Understanding of Perceptual Mechanisms: Analogies and Similarities (Abstract)

Brian Mayoh , Aarhus University, Denmark
Lilia Hess , Instituto Militar de Engenharia, Brazil
pp. 107-112

Generating Surface Textures based on Cellular Networks (Abstract)

Stephane Gobron , Henri Poincare University, France
Denis Finck , Henri Poincare University, France
pp. 113-120

An Integrated System for Virtual Scene Rendering, Stereo Reconstruction and Accuracy Estimation. (Abstract)

F Rosa , Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
F. P?rez Nava , Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
J.M. Rodr?guez-Ramos , Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
R. Restrepo , Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
J.G. Marichal-Hern?ndez , Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
pp. 121-126

A New Method of Interactive Marker-Driven Free form Mesh Deformation (Abstract)

Difei Lu , Zhejiang University, China
Xiuzi Ye , Zhejiang University, China
Ying Zhang , Zhejiang University, China
pp. 127-134
Part V: Character Recognition and Imaging

Recognition of Arabic Cursive Handwriting (Abstract)

Nabil Hassan , WVS Tubman College, Liberia
pp. 135-140

Multi-Class SVMs Based on Fuzzy Integral Mixture for Handwritten Digit Recognition (Abstract)

Youcef Chibani , University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria
Hassiba Nemmour , University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria
pp. 145-149

Arabic OCR Based on Image Invariants (Abstract)

Abdullah I. Al-Shoshan , Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.
pp. 150-154

Arabic Character Recognition using Modified Fourier Spectrum (MFS) (Abstract)

Sabri A. Mahmoud , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Ashraf S. Mahmoud , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
pp. 155-159

Automatic Diagrams Analysis (Abstract)

M. A. Berbar , Menoufia University, Egypt
pp. 160-170
Part VI: Pattern Recognition and Image Retrieval

Image Retrieval of Songket Motifs Using Simple Shape Descriptors (Abstract)

Tengku Mohd Tengku Sembok , Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Zainab Abu Bakar , Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Nursuriati Jamil , Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
pp. 171-176

Content-Based Retrieval of Images for Cultural Institutions Using Local Descriptors (Abstract)

Matthieu Cord , ?quipes Traitement des Images et du Signal, France
Sylvie Philipp-Foliguet , ?quipes Traitement des Images et du Signal, France
Eduardo Valle , ?quipes Traitement des Images et du Signal, France
pp. 177-182

Clustering Approach to Content Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

M Dutta , Tezpur University, India
D K Bhattacharyya , Tezpur University, India
P J Dutta , Tezpur University, India
J K Kalita , University of Colorado, USA
pp. 183-188

Object Recognition Using Moments: Some Experiments and Observations (Abstract)

M. Sarfraz , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
pp. 189-194

An Efficient Feature Based Matching Algorithm for Stereo Images (Abstract)

Bogdan J. Matuszewski , University of Central Lancashire, UK
Djamel Ait-Boudaoud , University of Central Lancashire, UK
Bo Tang , University of Central Lancashire, UK
Lik-kwan Shark , University of Central Lancashire, UK
pp. 195-202
Part VII: Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision - I

Model Based Facial Pose Tracking Using a Particle Filter (Abstract)

Bogdan Kwolek , Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
pp. 203-208

Faces and Facial Features Detection in Color Images (Abstract)

Hamdy M. Kelash , Menoufia University, Egypt
Mohamed A. Berbar , Qatar University, Qatar
Amany A. Kandeel , Menoufia University, Egypt
pp. 209-214

Computer Assisted Surgical Planner for Craniofacial Reconstruction - Imaging Techniques (Abstract)

Zulkepli Majid , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Halim Setan , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Albert K. Chong , University of Otago, New Zealand
Mohammad Azam Rana , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
pp. 215-220

Visual Hand Tracking Algorithms (Abstract)

Mehdi Parviz , Iran Telecom Research Center, Iran
Fariborz Mahmoudi , Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Iran
pp. 228-232

A Joint Distribution Approach for Audio Signal Discrimination (Abstract)

Abdullah I. Al-Shoshan , Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.
pp. 233-238
Part VIII: Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision - II

A Tabu Search Meta-Heuristic for Image Semi-Supervised Classification (Abstract)

Mahmoud Zennaki , U.S.T.O.M.B. France
Jean Charles Lamirel , U.M.R. LORIA, France
Ahmed Ech-cherif , U.S.T.O.M.B. France
pp. 239-243

DIJA PROJECT: Forging Preforms Design Using Trade Knowledge (Abstract)

Etienne Brosse , University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, France
Yvon Gardan , University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, France
Estelle Perrin , Metz University, France
pp. 244-249

Image Restoration by Partial Differential Equations (Abstract)

MaouniI Messaoud , Universit? de Skikda, France
F. Z. Nouri , Universit? Badji Mokhtar, France
pp. 250-254

Knowledge Discovery of Traffic/People Behaviors Based on Image Mining Approach (Abstract)

Amir-Masud Eftekhari-Moghadam , Islamic Azad University- Qazvin Branch, Iran
Fatemeh Safara , Iran Telecommunication Research Center (ITRC), Iran
pp. 255-258
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 265-266
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