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Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, IEEE International Conference on (1999)
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Mar. 15, 1999 to Mar. 19, 1999
ISBN: 0-7803-5041-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Author Index (Abstract)

pp. a1-a13

Time-series active search for quick retrieval of audio and video (Abstract)

K. Kashino , NTT Basic Res. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 2993-2996

Content-based video indexing of TV broadcast news using hidden Markov models (Abstract)

S. Eickeler , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Gerhard-Mercator Univ., Duisburg, Germany
pp. 2997-3000

Hierarchical classification of audio data for archiving and retrieving (Abstract)

Tong Zhang , Integrated Media Syst. Center, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 3001-3004

Image retrieval based on energy histograms of the low frequency DCT coefficients (Abstract)

J.A. Lay , Sch. of Electr. & Inf. Eng., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 3009-3012

Texture features for DCT-coded image retrieval and classification (Abstract)

Yu-Len Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chiayi, Taiwan
pp. 3013-3016

An efficient low-dimensional color indexing scheme for region-based image retrieval (Abstract)

Yining Deng , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 3017-3020

Vector-wavelet based scalable indexing and retrieval system for large color image archives (Abstract)

E. Albuz , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
pp. 3021-3024

Video content extraction and representation using a joint audio and video processing (Abstract)

C. Saraceno , PRIP Inst. for Autom., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 3033-3036

Unsupervised clustering of ambulatory audio and video (Abstract)

B. Clarkson , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 3037-3040

Video classification using transform coefficients (Abstract)

A. Girgensohn , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
pp. 3045-3048

On the choice of transforms for data hiding in compressed video (Abstract)

M. Ramkumar , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 3049-3052

V/sup 2/ID: virtual visual interior design system (Abstract)

Zhibin Lei , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 3053-3056

Simulating MPEG-2 transport stream transmission over wireless ATM (Abstract)

A. Kassler , Dept. of Distributed Syst., Ulm Univ., Germany
pp. 3057-3060

Robust speaker verification via fusion of speech and lip modalities (Abstract)

T. Wark , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Syst. Eng., Queensland Univ. of Technol., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 3061-3064

Unsupervised lip segmentation under natural conditions (Abstract)

M. Lievin , Signal & Image Lab., Grenoble Nat. Polytech. Inst., France
pp. 3065-3068

Automatic snakes for robust lip boundaries extraction (Abstract)

P. Delmas , Signal & Image Lab., Grenoble Nat. Polytech. Inst., France
pp. 3069-3072

Dynamic hand gesture understanding-a new approach (Abstract)

M. Yeasin , Electrotech. Lab., Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 3073-3076

Non-minimum phase inverse filter methods for immersive audio rendering (Abstract)

A. Mouchtaris , Integrated Media Syst. Center, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 3077-3080

Classification of time delay estimates for robust speaker localization (Abstract)

N. Strobel , Telecommun. Lab., Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 3081-3084

Alpha-stable robust modeling of background noise for enhanced sound source localization (Abstract)

P.G. Georgiou , Integrated Media Syst. Center, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 3085-3088

Sound onset detection by applying psychoacoustic knowledge (Abstract)

A. Klapuri , Signal Process. Lab., Tampere Univ. of Technol., Finland
pp. 3089-3092

The developmental approach to multimedia speech learning (Abstract)

Juyang Weng , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 3093-3096

An adaptive predictor for media playout buffering (Abstract)

P. DeLeon , Klipsch Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM, USA
pp. 3097-3100

Improved blotch detection by postprocessing (Abstract)

J. Biemond , Fac. of Inf. Technol. & Syst., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 3101-3104

Fast high quality interpolation of missing data in image sequences using a controlled pasting scheme (Abstract)

P.M.B. van Roosmalen , Fac. of Inf. Technol. & Syst., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 3105-3108

A new approach to the temporal evolution of a family of curves (Abstract)

V.P. Baradad , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
pp. 3109-3112

Very low bit rate foveated video coding for H.263 (Abstract)

Sanghoon Lee , Lab. for Image & Video Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 3113-3116

An adaptive Markov random field based error concealment method for video communication in an error prone environment (Abstract)

S. Shirani , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 3117-3120

Coding of an arbitrarily shaped interlaced video in MPEG-4 (Abstract)

Xuemin Chen , Adv. Technol. Dept., Gen. Instrum. Corp., San Diego, CA, USA
pp. 3121-3124

Inter mode vertex-based optimal shape coding (Abstract)

G. Melnikov , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL, USA
pp. 3125-3128

TROBIC: two-row buffer image compression (Abstract)

V. Ratnakar , Epson Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
pp. 3133-3136

Encoding of image partitions using a standard technique for lossless image compression (Abstract)

A.J. Pinho , Dept. de Electron. e Telecoms, Aveiro Univ., Portugal
pp. 3141-3144

Generalized variable dimensional set partitioning for embedded wavelet image compression (Abstract)

D. Mukherjee , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 3145-3148

Filter bank optimization for high-dimensional compression of pre-stack seismic data (Abstract)

T. Rosten , Dept. of Telecommun., Norwegian Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Trondheim, Norway
pp. 3153-3156

A wavelet based stereo image coding algorithm (Abstract)

Qin Jiang , Center for Signal & Image Process., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 3157-3160

Multi-channel high resolution blind image restoration (Abstract)

Wirawan , Dept. Traitement du Signal et des Images, ENST Paris, France
Pierre Duhamel , Dept. Traitement du Signal et des Images, ENST Paris, France
Henri Maitre , Dept. Traitement du Signal et des Images, ENST Paris, France
pp. 3229-3232 vol.6

Context modeling of wavelet coefficients in EZW-based lossless image coding (Abstract)

V.N. Ramaswamy , Adv. Multimedia Commun., AT&T Bell Labs., Holmdel, NJ, USA
pp. 3165-3168

Improving single-pass adaptive VQ (Abstract)

F. Rizzo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Brandeis Univ., Waltham, MA, USA
pp. 3169-3171

Packed integer wavelet transform constructed by lifting scheme (Abstract)

Chengjiang Lin , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 3177-3180

2-D affine generalized fractional Fourier transform (Abstract)

Jian-Jiun Ding , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 3181-3184

A fast degradation-free algorithm for DCT block extraction in the compressed domain (Abstract)

Y. Shibata , Platform Software Dev. Center, Sony Corp., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 3185-3188

New fast algorithms of multidimensional Fourier and Radon discrete transforms (Abstract)

E.V. Labunets , Dept. A & IT, Ural State Tech. Univ., Ekaterinburg, Russia
pp. 3193-3196

Quantized discrete cosine transform: a combination of DCT and scalar quantization (Abstract)

Khanh Nguyen-Phi , Signal Process. & Multimed. Group, British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 3197-3200

Wavelet-based image coder with channel-optimized trellis-coded quantization (Abstract)

Tuyet-Trang Lam , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 3201-3204

Optimum transform coding of imagery (Abstract)

G.P. Abousleman , Syst. Solutions Group, Motorola Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, USA
pp. 3205-3208

An improved wavelet-based corner detection technique (Abstract)

A. Quddus , Dept. of Electr. Eng., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
pp. 3213-3216

MLP interpolation for digital image processing using wavelet transform (Abstract)

Yu-Len Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chung-Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
pp. 3217-3220

Contrast invariant registration of images (Abstract)

P. Monasse , CMLA, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France
pp. 3221-3224

Restoration of error-diffused images using POCS (Abstract)

G. Bozkurt , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 3225-3228

Multi-channel high resolution blind image restoration (Abstract)

P.D. Wirawan , Dept. Traitement du Signal et des Images, ENST Paris, France
pp. 3229-3232

Image reconstruction with two-dimensional piecewise polynomial convolution (Abstract)

S.E. Reichenbach , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
pp. 3237-3240

Wavelet-based deconvolution for ill-conditioned systems (Abstract)

R. Neelamani , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 3241-3244

2-D binary locally monotonic regression (Abstract)

A. Restrepo , Dept. Ing. Electr. y Electron., Univ. de Los Andes, Santafe de BogotaMerida, Colombia
pp. 3245-3248

Preconditioners for regularized image superresolution (Abstract)

N. Nguyan , Sci. Comput. & Comput. Math. Program, Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 3249-3252

Bayesian image restoration using a wavelet-based subband decomposition (Abstract)

R. Molina , Dept. de Ciencias de la Comput. e Inteligencia Artificial, Granada Univ., Spain
pp. 3257-3260

An optimal set-theoretic blind deconvolution scheme based on hybrid steepest descent method (Abstract)

I. Yamada , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Tokyo Inst. of Technol., Japan
pp. 3261-3264

Multiframe integration via the projective transformation with automated block matching feature point selection (Abstract)

R.R. Schulta , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks, ND, USA
pp. 3265-3268

Three-dimensional shape recovery from focused image surface (Abstract)

T.S. Choi , Dept. of Mech., Kwangju Inst. of Sci. & Technol., South Korea
pp. 3269-3272

A new view of shape (Abstract)

V. Chandran , Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Syst. Eng., Queensland Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 3277-3280

Object rotation axis from shading (Abstract)

J. Stauder , IRISA, Rennes, France
pp. 3285-3288

Fast and exact signed Euclidean distance transformation with linear complexity (Abstract)

O. Cuisenaire , Commun. & Remote Sensing Lab., Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Belgium
pp. 3293-3296

Scale detection based on statistical characteristics of edges in the scale space (Abstract)

N. Eua-Anant , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 3297-3300

The Beltrami geometrical framework of color image processing (Abstract)

N. Sochen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Technion-Israel Inst. of Technol., Haifa, Israel
pp. 3301-3304

An algorithm for centroid-based tracking of moving objects (Abstract)

J.C. Nascimento , Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 3305-3308

An intelligent and attractable active contour model for boundary extraction (Abstract)

L. Ji , Sch. of Electr. & Inf. Eng., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 3309-3312

Image classification by a two dimensional hidden Markov model (Abstract)

Jia Li , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 3313-3316

Tracking of moving objects with multiple models using Gaussian mixtures (Abstract)

J.S. Marques , ISR, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 3317-3320

A constraint to improve the reliability of stereo matching using the rank transform (Abstract)

J. Banks , Space Centre for Satellite Navigation, Queensland Univ. of Technol., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 3321-3324

Real-time object recognition based on active vision and sequential analysis (Abstract)

V. Ortmann , Dept. of Comput. Sci. VI, Bonn Univ., Germany
pp. 3325-3328

Auxiliary functions and optimal scanning for road detection by dynamic programming (Abstract)

N. Merlet , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem, Israel
pp. 3329-3332

Feature matching and target recognition in synthetic aperture radar imagery (Abstract)

R. Meth , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 3333-3336

Dynamic object identification and verification using video (Abstract)

B. Li , Center for Autom. Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 3337-3340

Physics-based classification of targets in SAR imagery using subaperture sequences (Abstract)

L. Carin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
pp. 3341-3344

Phase-based image motion estimation and registration (Abstract)

M. Hemmendorff , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
pp. 3345-3348

Rotational and translational motion estimation and selective reconstruction in digital image sequences (Abstract)

Mingqi Kong , Dept. of Syst. Sci. & Math., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 3353-3356

Fast structure from motion recovery applied to 3D image stabilization (Abstract)

S. Srinivasan , Center for Autom. Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 3357-3360

A fast motion estimation algorithm based on multi-resolution frame structure (Abstract)

R. Chellappa , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 3361-3364

Hierarchical locally adaptive multigrid motion estimation for surveillance applications (Abstract)

J.E. Santos Conde , Fraunhofer Inst. of Microelectron. Circuits & Syst., Duisburg, Germany
pp. 3365-3368

Locally optimal, buffer-constrained motion estimation and mode selection for video sequences (Abstract)

C.B. Peel , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USA
pp. 3369-3372

Embedded optical flow motion compensation and finite state hierarchical vector quantization (Abstract)

K. Mukherjee , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 3373-3376

Reliable search strategy for block motion estimation by measuring the error surface (Abstract)

Yui-Lam Chan , Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech., Kowloon, Hong Kong
pp. 3381-3384

Motion estimation using a volume conservation hypothesis (Abstract)

D. Bereziat , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
pp. 3385-3388

Linear and non-linear filters for block based motion estimation (Abstract)

V.F. Ruiz , Dept. of Cybern., Reading Univ., UK
pp. 3389-3392

Optical flow estimation from noisy data using differential techniques (Abstract)

Chun-Jen Tsai , Electr. & Comput. Sci., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL, USA
pp. 3393-3396

A multiresolution image restoration method for photon imaging systems (Abstract)

G. Jammal , Inst. fur Netwerk und Signaltheor., Tech. Univ. Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 3401-3404

ROI extraction from motion affected MRI images based on fuzzy and active contour models (Abstract)

C. Weerasinghe , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 3405-3408

Segmenting telomeres and chromosomes in cells (Abstract)

S.S.S. Poon , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 3413-3416

Improved emission tomography via multiscale sinogram analysis (Abstract)

K.E. Timmermann , Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 3417-3420

Bayesian MAP restoration of scintigraphic images (Abstract)

K.J. Jones , ENSEA, CNRS, Cergy, France
pp. 3421-3424

Active contours: an overview with applications to motion artifact cancellation in MRI (Abstract)

D.L. Guidry , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
pp. 3425-3428

Modified fuzzy c-mean in medical image segmentation (Abstract)

N.A. Mohamed , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
pp. 3429-3432

Lapped directional transform: a new transform for spectral image analysis (Abstract)

D. Kunz , Philips Res. Lab., Aachen, Germany
pp. 3433-3436

A mathematical description of the dot diffusion algorithm in image halftoning with application in inverse halftoning (Abstract)

M. Mese , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 3437-3440

From Gaussian scale-space to B-spline scale-space (Abstract)

Yu-Ping Wang , Dept. of Math., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 3441-3444

A genetic algorithm based image segmentation for image analysis (Abstract)

M. Haseyama , Sch. of Eng., Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo, Japan
pp. 3445-3448

A nonlinear diffusion equation as a fast and optimal solver of edge detection problems (Abstract)

I. Pollak , Lab. for Inf. & Decision Syst., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 3449-3452

Automatic index creation for handwritten notes (Abstract)

S. Uchihashi , FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
pp. 3453-3456

Compensation of partly photographed page-images using 3-D shape information (Abstract)

T. Nakajima , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Keio Univ., Yokohama, Japan
pp. 3457-3460

Fast ad-hoc inverse halftoning using adaptive filtering (Abstract)

O.C. Au , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Hong Kong
pp. 3461-3464

Color scanner calibration via a neural network (Abstract)

M.J. Vrhel , Color Savvy Syst. Ltd., Springboro, OH, USA
pp. 3465-3468

Circularly symmetric watermark embedding in 2-D DFT domain (Abstract)

V. Solachidis , Dept. of Inf., Thessaloniki Univ., Greece
pp. 3469-3472

Motion-driven object segmentation in scale-space (Abstract)

E.M. Izquierdo , Dept. of Electron. Syst. Eng., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
pp. 3473-3476

Energy matching based on deformable templates (Abstract)

Y.S. Tawfik , Electron. Res. Inst., Giza, Egypt
pp. 3481-3484

Object-based image segmentation using DWT/RDWT multiresolution Markov random field (Abstract)

Lei Zheng , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 3485-3488

Bayesian estimation for multiscale image segmentation (Abstract)

S. Sista , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 3493-3496

A data-driven Bayesian sampling scheme for unsupervised image segmentation (Abstract)

E. Clark , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Dublin Univ., Ireland
pp. 3497-3500

A spectral 2-D Wold decomposition algorithm for homogeneous random fields (Abstract)

Fang Liu , Lincoln Lab., MIT, Lexington, MA, USA
pp. 3501-3504

Infrared sensor modeling for realistic thermal image synthesis (Abstract)

C. Garnier , Dept. Inf., Ecole Louis de Broglie, Bruz, France
pp. 3513-3516

New hardware-efficient algorithm and architecture for the computation of 2-D DCT on a linear systolic array (Abstract)

Shen-Fu Hsiao , Inst. of Comput. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Kaohsiung, Taiwan
pp. 3517-3520

Data efficient implementation of UWBWA SAR algorithms (Abstract)

R. Rau , Center for Signal & Image Process., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 3525-3528

Supervised classification for synthetic aperture radar image (Abstract)

X. Dupuis , Univ. de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne, France
pp. 3529-3532

Face recognition by fractal transformations (Abstract)

T. Tan , Sch. of Electr. & Inf. Eng., Sydney Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 3537-3540

Gesture image sequence interpretation using the multi-PDM method and hidden Markov model (Abstract)

Chung-Lin Huang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of South California, Los Angles, CA, USA
pp. 3541-3544

Holistic synthesis of human face images (Abstract)

J. Maciel , Inst. de Sistemas e Robotica, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 3545-3548

Comparison of approaches to continuous hand gesture recognition for a visual dialog system (Abstract)

P. Morguet , Inst. for Human-Machine-Commun., Munchen Univ. of Technol., Germany
pp. 3549-3552

An embedded HMM-based approach for face detection and recognition (Abstract)

A.V. Nefian , Center for Signal & Image Process., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 3553-3556

A teaching and evaluation tool for adaptive signal processing using Java (Abstract)

M. Harteneck , Signal Process. Div., Strathclyde Univ., Glasgow, UK
pp. 3565-3568

Two new DSP teaching tools: DigiFilter and DSPlus (Abstract)

Hen-Geul Yeh , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California State Univ., Long Beach, CA, USA
pp. 3569-3572

Teaching DSP concepts using MATLAB and the TMS320C31 DSK (Abstract)

C.H.G. Wright , Dept. of Electr. Eng., US Air Force Acad., Colorado Springs, CO, USA
pp. 3573-3576

Reinforcing the understanding of signal processing concepts using audio exercises (Abstract)

J.W. Pierre , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Wyoming Univ., Laramie, WY, USA
pp. 3577-3580

Making music with MATLAB: an electronic music synthesis course for engineering students (Abstract)

E. Doering , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 3581-3584
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