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Image Analysis and Processing, International Conference on (2001)
Palermo, Italy
Sept. 26, 2001 to Sept. 28, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1183-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xiii
Session 1: Object and Shape Detection

Lip Detection and Tracking (Abstract)

A. Caplier , Laboratoire des Images et des Signaux
pp. 0008

Recognition of Shape-Changing Hand Gestures Based on Switching Linear Model (Abstract)

Yoshinori Kuno , Saitama University
Yoshiaki Shirai , Osaka University
Nobutaka Shimada , Saitama University
Mun Ho Jeong , Saitama University
pp. 0014

2D Shape Recognition by Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

Manuele Bicego , University di Verona
Vittorio Murino , University di Verona
pp. 0020
Session 2: Face Recognition

Bayesian Face Recognition with Deformable Image Models (Abstract)

Alex Pentland , MIT Media Laboratory
Chahab Nastar , INRIA Rocquencourt
Baback Moghaddam , Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory
pp. 0026

Spatial Clustering of Pixels in the Mouth Area of Face Images (Abstract)

Mohammad Sadeghi , University of Surrey
Kieron Messer , University of Surrey
Josef Kittler , University of Surrey
pp. 0036

Integrated 2D and 3D Images for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Ying Ren , Nanyang Technological University
Yingjie Wang , Nanyang Technological University
Chin-Seng Chua , Nanyang Technological University
Yeong-Khing Ho , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 0048
Session 3: Image Segmentation

Feature Based Merging of Application Specific Regions (Abstract)

A. Rydberg , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
G. Borgefors , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
pp. 0056

Maximum Likelihood Motion Segmentation Using Eigendecomposition (Abstract)

E. R. Hancock , University of York
A. Robles-Kelly , University of York
pp. 0063

Wavelet-Based Texture Segmentation of Remotely Sensed Images (Abstract)

Malay K. Kundu , Indian Statistical Institute
Mausumi Acharyya , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 0069
Invited Talk 1

Visual Grouping and Object Recognition (Abstract)

Jitendra Malik , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 0612
Session 4: Feature Extraction

Motion Detection with Non-stationary Background (Abstract)

Chin-Seng Chua , Nanyang Technological University
Ying Ren , Nanyang Technological University
Yeong-Khing Ho , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 0078

Analysing and Simplifying Histograms Using Scale-Trees (Abstract)

Stuart Gibson , University of East Anglia
Richard Harvey , University of East Anglia
pp. 0084
Poster Session A: Early Vision and Image Analysis

A Modified Fuzzy ART for Image Segmentation (Abstract)

A. Gumina , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
L. Cinque , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
S. Levialdi , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
G. L. Foresti , Universit? di Udine
pp. 0102

Real-Time Tracking and Reproduction of 3D Human Body Motion (Abstract)

Alberto Del Bimbo , Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica
Carlo Colombo , Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica
Alessandro Valli , Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica
pp. 0108

Image Segmentation for Appearance-Based Self-Localisation (Abstract)

L. Bossoletti , Istituto di Informatica
P. Zingaretti , Istituto di Informatica
pp. 0113

Circle Detection Based on Orientation Matching (Abstract)

Michele Ceccarelli , University of Sannio
Alfredo Petrosino , CPS, National Research Council
Giuliano Laccetti , University of Naples "Federico II"
pp. 0119

Concurrent Edge/Region Detection from a Peano Scan (Abstract)

Bertrand Zavidovique , University Paris XI
Samia Bouchafa , University Paris XI
Guna Seetharaman , University of Louisiana
pp. 0125

Increasing Efficiency of Hausdorff Approach for Tracking Real Scenes with Complex Environments (Abstract)

Elena Sánchez Nielsen , Universidad de La Laguna
J. Lorenzo Navarro , Universidad de Las Palmas de G. C.
M. Hernández Tejera , Universidad de Las Palmas de G. C.
pp. 0131

Remote Sensed Images Segmentation through Shape Refinement (Abstract)

A. Pulvirenti , Universit? di Catania
G. Gallo , Universit? di Catania
S. Nicotra , Universit? di Catania
G. Grasso , Universit? di Catania
pp. 0137

Temporal Filtering of Disparity Measurements (Abstract)

D. Piccinini , University of Bologna
L. Di Stefano , University of Bologna
S. Mattoccia , University of Bologna
G. Neri , University of Bologna
pp. 0145

Clustering Context Properties of Wavelet Coefficients in Automatic Modelling and Image Coding (Abstract)

Joonas Lehtinen , Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS)
Juha Kivijärvi , Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS)
pp. 0151

Intermediate Representation in Model Based Recognition Using Straight Line and Ellipsoidal Arc Primitives (Abstract)

Daniela Puiu , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Tiberiu Marita , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Sergiu Nedevschi , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
pp. 0156

Attentive Billboards (Abstract)

Myron Flickner , IBM Almaden Research Center
Ismail Haritaoglu , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 0162

Image Analysis of Crosswalk (Abstract)

Suguru Kitawaki , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Haiyuan Wu , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Naoki Nakamura , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Yuna Nishibe , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Tadayoshi Shioyama , Kyoto Institute of Technology
pp. 0168

Noise Filtering of Periodic Image Sequences (Abstract)

Alessio Plebe , University of Catania
pp. 0174
Session 5: Applications I

Text Enhancement with Asymmetric Filter for Video OCR (Abstract)

Kim Shearer , Dalle Molle Institute for Perceptual Artificial Intelligence
Hervé Bourlard , Dalle Molle Institute for Perceptual Artificial Intelligence
Datong Chen , Dalle Molle Institute for Perceptual Artificial Intelligence
pp. 0192

Towards Teleconferencing by View Synthesis and Large-Baseline Stereo (Abstract)

Li-Qun Xu , BTexact Technologies - Research
Emanuele Trucco , Heriot-Watt University
Francesco Isgrò , Heriot-Watt University
pp. 0198

Impact of Pixel per Processor Ratio on Embedded SIMD Architectures (Abstract)

D. Scott Wills , Georgia Institute of Technology
Antonio Gentile , Universit? di Palermo
pp. 0204

A Neurodynamical Retinal Network Based on Reaction-Diffusion Systems (Abstract)

Heiko Neumann , University of Ulm
Gabriel Cristòbal , Instituto d? Optica (CSIC)
Matthias S. Keil , Instituto d? Optica (CSIC)
pp. 0209
Invited Talk 2

Digital Geometry Fundaments: Application to Plane Recognition (Abstract)

J.M. Chassery , Domaine Universitaire
J. Vittone , Domaine Universitaire
F. Dupont , Domaine Universitaire
I. Sivignon , Domaine Universitaire
pp. 0622
Session 6: Image Retrieval

CONTEXT: A Technique for Image Retrieval Integrating CONtour and TEXTure Information (Abstract)

Riccardo Distasi , Universita di Salerno
Maurizio Tucci , Universita di Salerno
Michele Nappi , Universita di Salerno
Sergio Vitulano , Facolta di Medicina
pp. 0224

Using Contextual Information for Image Retrieval (Abstract)

L. Gregory , University Of Surrey
J. Kittler , University Of Surrey
pp. 0230

A Method for Content-Based Similarity Retrieval of Images Using Two Dimensional DP Matching Algorithm (Abstract)

Yuehu Liu , 4-2-1 Nukui-Kitamachi
Hiroshi Emoto , 4-2-1 Nukui-Kitamachi
Tetsuya Fujii , 4-2-1 Nukui-Kitamachi
Shinji Ozawa , Keio University
pp. 0236
Poster Session B: Pattern Recognition and Image Inference

A Semi-direct Approach to Structure from Motion (Abstract)

Paolo Favaro , Washington University
Hailin Jin , Washington University
Stefano Soatto , University of California, Los Angeles
pp. 0250

Discriminant Basis for Object Classification (Abstract)

Jordi Vitrià , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
David Guillamet , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 0256

A Genetic Algorithm for Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Giosuè Lo Bosco , Universit? di Palermo
pp. 0262

Neural Network Analysis of MINERVA Scene Analysis Benchmark (Abstract)

Markos Markou , University of Exeter
Mona Sharma , University of Exeter
Sameer Singh , University of Exeter
pp. 0267

Learning and Caricaturing the Face Space Using Self-Organization and Hebbian Learning for Face Processing (Abstract)

Harry Wechsler , George Mason University
Juan José Villanueva , Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona
Albert Pujol , Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona
pp. 0273

A Probabilistic Model for the Human Skin Color (Abstract)

D.A.C. Barone , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Instituto de Inform?tica
T.S. Caetano , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Instituto de Inform?tica
pp. 0279

A Flexible Algorithm for Image Matching (Abstract)

Alessandro Verri , Universit? di Genova
Francesca Odone , Universit? di Genova
Emanuele Trucco , Heriot-Watt University
pp. 0290

Effectiveness Evaluation of Word Characteristics Obtained from 3-D Image Information for Lipreading (Abstract)

Koji Uda , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Norio Tagawa , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Akihiro Minagawa , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Tadashi Moriya , Tokyo Metropolitan University
pp. 0296

Automatic Graph Extraction from Color Images (Abstract)

H. Kitano , Japan Science and Technology Corporation
T. Lourens , Japan Science and Technology Corporation
H. G. Okuno , Japan Science and Technology Corporation
pp. 0302

Automatic Features Detection for Overlapping Face Images on their 3D Range Models (Abstract)

N. Alberto Borghese , INB, Lab. Human Motion Analysis and Virtual Reality, CNR
Paola Campadelli , Universit? degli Studi di Milano
Raffaella Lanzarotti , Universit? degli Studi di Milano
pp. 0316

Weighted Distance Transforms in Rectangular Grids (Abstract)

Ida-Maria Sintorn , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Gunilla Borgefors , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
pp. 0322

A Hierarchical Framework for Modal Correspondence Matching (Abstract)

Marco Carcassoni , University of York
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
pp. 0327
Session 7: Early Vision

A System for Tracking Laboratory Animals Based on Optical Flow and Active Contours (Abstract)

Vladimir Stanisavljevic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Unska 3
Slobodan Ribaric , Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Unska 3
Zoran Kalafatic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Unska 3
pp. 0334

An Information-Theoretic Approach to Active Vision (Abstract)

Giuseppe Boccignone , Universit? di Salerno
Terry Caelli , The University of Alberta
Mario Ferraro , Universit? di Torino
pp. 0340
Invited Talk 3

Integrated Tracking with Vision and Sound (Abstract)

Patrick Perez , Microsoft Research
Michel Gangnet , Microsoft Research
Jaco Vermaak , Microsoft Research
Andrew Blake , Microsoft Research
pp. 0354
Session 8: Video Processing

Detecting Objects, Shadows and Ghosts in Video Streams by Exploiting Color and Motion Information (Abstract)

C. Grana , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
R. Cucchiara , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
M. Piccardi , University of Ferrara
A. Prati , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
pp. 0360

Model Tracking for Video-Based Virtual Reality (Abstract)

Andrea Fusiello , Universit? degli Studi di Verona
Vittorio Murino , Universit? degli Studi di Verona
Alberto Valinetti , Universit? degli Studi di Verona
pp. 0372
Poster Session C: Visual Processing for Communication

RF*IPF: A Weighting Scheme for Multimedia Information Retrieval (Abstract)

Yanping Du , The Pennsylvania State University
James Z. Wang , The Pennsylvania State University
pp. 0380

Classifying Audio of Movies by a Multi-Expert System (Abstract)

C. Sansone , Universit? di Napoli
M. de Santo , Universit? di Salerno
G. Percannella , Universit? di Salerno
M. Vento , Universit? di Napoli
pp. 0386

A World Wide Web Region-Based Image Search Engine (Abstract)

E. Triantafyllou , Informatics and Telematics Institute
M.G. Strintzis , Informatics and Telematics Institute
I. Kompatsiaris , Informatics and Telematics Institute
pp. 0392
Session 9: Classification and Modeling

A Method for Error Rejection in Multiple Classifier Systems (Abstract)

Fabio Roli , Univ. of Cagliari
Gianni Vernazza , Univ. of Genoa
Giorgio Fumera , Univ. of Cagliari
pp. 0454

A Robust Eigendecomposition Framework for Inexact Graph-Matching (Abstract)

E.R. Hancock , University of York
B. Luo , University of York
pp. 0465
Poster Session D: Applications

Similarity-Based Approach to Earthenware Reconstruction (Abstract)

Shogo Yasuhara , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Hidenori Itoh , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Shohei Kato , Toyota National College of Technology
Masayoshi Kanoh , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 0478

Knowledge Based Reconstruction of Buildings (Abstract)

George Vosselman , Delft University of Technology
Ildiko Suveg , Delft University of Technology
pp. 0484

Representing Volumetric Vascular Structures Using Curve Skeletons (Abstract)

Stina Svensson , Swedish Univ. of Agric. Sc.
Gabriella Sanniti di Baja , Italian National Research Council
Ingela Nyström , Uppsala University
pp. 0495

IMAGENCIES: Network Image Services for Telemedicine Applications (Abstract)

Vito Roberto , University of Udine
Vincenzo Della Mea , University of Udine
pp. 0501

A Genetic Algorithm for Scratch Removal in Static Images (Abstract)

Domenico Tegolo , Universit? di Palermo
Francesco Isgrò , Heriot-Watt University
pp. 0507

A Naive Approach to Compose Aerial Images in a Mosaic Fashion (Abstract)

Domenico Tegolo , Universit? di Palermo
Cesare Valenti , Universit? di Palermo
pp. 0512

Classification of Cat Ganglion Retinal Cells and Implications for Shape-Function Relationship (Abstract)

Júlia Sawaki Tanaka , University of S?o Paulo
Regina Célia Coelho , University of S?o Paulo
Cesare Valenti , University of Palermo
Luciano da Fontoura Costa , University of S?o Paulo
pp. 0517

ISAR Image Analysis by Subspace Method: Automatic Extraction and Identification of Ship Profile (Abstract)

Kazuhiro Fukui , Toshiba Corporation
Atsuto Maki , Toshiba Corporation
Kazunori Onoguchi , Toshiba Corporation
Ken-ichi Maeda , Toshiba Corporation
pp. 0523

Analysis of Pixel-Level Algorithms for Video Surveillance Applications (Abstract)

Giovanni Neri , University of Bologna
Enrico Viarani , University of Bologna
Luigi Di Stefano , University of Bologna
pp. 0541

Efficient Methods for Scratch Removal in Image Sequences (Abstract)

Lucia Maddalena , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers (CPS-CNR)
pp. 0547

Material Determination from Reflectance Properties in Aerial Urban Images (Abstract)

A-C. Carrilero , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
M. Roux , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
H. Maître , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
pp. 0553

A Vision Agent for Mobile Robot Navigation in Time-Variable Environments (Abstract)

A. Chella , University of Palermo
R. Sorbello , University of Palermo
S. Vitabile , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
pp. 0559
Session 10: Applications II

Road Signs Recognition Using a Dynamic Pixel Aggregation Technique in the HSV Color Space (Abstract)

S. Vitabile , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
F. Sorbello , Universita' di Palermo
G. Pilato , Universita' di Palermo
G. Pollaccia , Universita' di Palermo
pp. 0572

Root Growth Analysis in Physiological Coordinates (Abstract)

Uli Schurr , University of Heidelberg
Hagen Spies , University of Heidelberg
Norbert Kirchgeßner , University of Heidelberg
Hanno Scharr , University of Heidelberg
pp. 0589
Session 11: Image Compression

Contextual Color Quantization Algorithm (Abstract)

K.C. Lo , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
M.P. Yu , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 0596

Psychovisual and Statistical Optimization of Quantization Tables for DCT Compression Engines (Abstract)

S. Battiato , STMicroeletronics
A. Bosco , STMicroeletronics
M. Mancuso , STMicroeletronics
M. Guarnera , STMicroeletronics
pp. 0602

Detection of Blocking Artifacts of Compressed Still Images (Abstract)

G.A. Triantafyllidis , Informatics and Telematics Institute
D. Tzovaras , Informatics and Telematics Institute
M.G. Strintzis , Informatics and Telematics Institute
pp. 0607

Index of Authors (PDF)

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