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Image Analysis and Processing, International Conference on (2003)
Mantova, Italy
Sept. 17, 2003 to Sept. 19, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1948-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xiii
Invited Talk 1

Multimodal Biometric Authentication Using Quality Signals in Mobile Communications (Abstract)

J. Ortega-Garcia , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
J. Fierrez-Aguilar , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
J. Gonzalez-Rodriguez , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Josef Bigun , Halmstad University
pp. 2
Session I: Shape Recognition

Recognising Moving Hand Shapes (Abstract)

Robyn Owens , University of Western Australia
Eun-Jung Holden , University of Western Australia
pp. 14

Real-Time Hand Shape Recognition for Human Interface (Abstract)

Daisaku Arita , Kyushu University
Shuhei Horimoto , Kyushu University
Rin-ichiro Taniguchi , Kyushu University
pp. 20

Shape Recognition by Distributed Recursive Learning of Multiscale Trees (Abstract)

Luca Lombardi , Universitá di Pavia
Alfredo Petrosino , National Research Council
pp. 26
Session II: Shape Analysis

A Spectral Analysis of Perceptual Shape Variation (Abstract)

Richard C. Wilson , University of York
Alex Hughes , University of York
pp. 38

Classification Based on Iterative Object Symmetry Transform (Abstract)

G. Lo Bosco , University of Palermo
B. Zavidovique , University of Orsay
V. Di Gesú , University of Palermo and University of Orsay
pp. 44
Session III: Face Recognition

Using Hidden Markov Models and Wavelets for Face Recognition (Abstract)

V. Murino , Università di Verona
U. Castellani , Università di Verona
M. Bicego , Università di Verona
pp. 52

View-Invariant Face Detection Method Based on Local PCA Cells (Abstract)

Kazuhiro Hotta , University of Electro-Communications
pp. 57

PCA vs Low Resolution Images in Face Verification (Abstract)

Cristina Conde , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Enrique Cabello , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Antonio Ruiz , Universidad Polit?cnica de Madrid
pp. 63

A Feature-Based Face Recognition System (Abstract)

Chiara Savazzi , Università degli Studi di Milano
Raffaella Lanzarotti , Università degli Studi di Milano
Paola Campadelli , Università degli Studi di Milano
pp. 68
Poster Session A: Face and Human Body

Virtual Gaze Redirection in Face Images (Abstract)

Dorian Weiner , Tel Aviv University
Nahum Kiryati , Tel Aviv University
pp. 76

A Topological Approach for Segmenting Human Body Shape (Abstract)

Naoufel Werghi , Dubai University College
Yijun Xiao , University of Glasgow
Paul Siebert , University of Glasgow
pp. 82

Object Recognition via Recognition of Finger Pointing Actions (Abstract)

Motonobu Hashimoto , Osaka Electro-Communication University
Kazunobu Yoshida , Osaka Electro-Communication University
Michael Hild , Osaka Electro-Communication University
pp. 88

Head Modeling Using Color Unequal Phase Stepping Method (Abstract)

Dajun Wu , Institute for Infocomm Research
C.B. Allen Yeo , Nanyang Technological University
Shiqian Wu , Institute for Infocomm Research
HowLung Eng , Institute for Infocomm Research
Lijun Jiang , Institute for Infocomm Research
Shiping Zhu , Universit? de Sherbrooke
pp. 94

An Agent-Based Approach for Tracking People in Indoor Complex Environments (Abstract)

Stefano Piva , University of Genoa
Luca Marchesotti , University of Genoa
Carlo Regazzoni , University of Genoa
pp. 99

Real-Time Tracking of Multiple Persons (Abstract)

Javier Ruiz-del-Solar , Universidad de Chile
Rodrigo Verschae , Universidad de Chile
Alon Shats , Universidad de Chile
pp. 109

Face Detection for Visual Surveillance (Abstract)

C. Micheloni , University of Udine
L. Snidaro , University of Udine
G.L. Foresti , University of Udine
C. Marchiol , University of Udine
pp. 115

Face Recognition Committee Machines: Dynamic vs Static Structures (Abstract)

Ho-Man Tang , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Michael R. Lyu , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Irwin King , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 121

Real-time Human Figure Control Using Tracked Blobs (Abstract)

Hiroshi Nakano , Kyushu University
Rin-ichiro Taniguchi , Kyushu University
Satoshi Yonemoto , Kyushu Sangyo University
pp. 127

Human Detection and Tracking within Hostile Aquatic Environments (Abstract)

Wei-Yun Yau , Institute for Infocomm Research
Alvin H. Kam , Institute for Infocomm Research
Lijuan Jiang , Institute for Infocomm Research
How-Lung Eng , Institute for Infocomm Research
Junxian Wang , Institute for Infocomm Research
pp. 133

Olympus: An Ambient Intelligence Architecture on the Verge of Reality (Abstract)

O. Lanz , ITC-irst
A. Roat , ITC-irst
A. Santuari , ITC-irst
R. Brunelli , ITC-irst
F. Bertamini , ITC-irst
Q. Xu , ITC-irst
F. Tobia , ITC-irst
pp. 139
Session IV: 3D and Statistical Extraction

View Synthesis from Uncalibrated Images Using Parallax (Abstract)

Vittorio Murino , Università degli Studi di Verona
Stefano Caldrer , Università degli Studi di Verona
Sara Ceglie , Università degli Studi di Verona
Andrea Fusiello , Università degli Studi di Verona
Nikolaus Mattern , Università degli Studi di Verona
pp. 146

FNS and HEIV: Relating Two Vision Parameter Estimation Frameworks (Abstract)

Wojciech Chojnacki , University of Adelaide
Anton van den Hengel , University of Adelaide
Michael J. Brooks , University of Adelaide
Darren Gawley , University of Adelaide
pp. 152

A Support System for Maintenance Training by Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Chikahito Nakajima , Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
Norihiko Itho , Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
pp. 158
Invited Talk 2

Modeling the World: The Virtualization Pipeline (Abstract)

Michael Goesele , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Hans-Peter Seidel , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Jochen Lang , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Hendrik P.A. Lensch , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Jan Kautz , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
pp. 166
Session V: Hough and Voting Based Methods

Cumulative Level-Line Matching for Image Registration (Abstract)

Bertrand Zavidovique , University Paris XI
Samia Bouchafa , University Paris XI
pp. 176

A Hough Transform-Based Method for Radial Lens Distortion Correction (Abstract)

R. Cucchiara , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
R. Vezzani , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
C. Grana , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
A. Prati , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
pp. 182

A Graphics Hardware Implementation of the Generalized Hough Transform for fast Object Recognition, Scale, and 3D Pose Detection (Abstract)

Robert Strzodka , Research Center Caesar
Marcus Magnor , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Ivo Ihrke , Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
pp. 188
Poster Session B: Applications

A System for the Automatic Layout Segmentation and Classification of Digital Documents (Abstract)

L. Cinque , University of Rome "La Sapienza"
A. Malizia , University of Rome "La Sapienza"
S. Levialdi , University of Rome "La Sapienza"
pp. 201

Matching of Characters in Scene Images by Using Local Shape Feature Vectors (Abstract)

Yi Hu , Yokohama National University
Tomoharu Nagao , Yokohama National University
pp. 207

Painting Crack Elimination Using Viscous Morphological Reconstruction (Abstract)

Allan Hanbury , Vienna University of Technology
Ernestine Zolda , Vienna University of Technology
Paul Kammerer , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 226

Reflectance-Based Material Classification for Printed Circuit Boards (Abstract)

Sachiko Okamoto , Osaka Electro-Communication University
Shoji Tominaga , Osaka Electro-Communication University
pp. 238

Intelligent Road Detection Based on Local Averaging Classifier in Real-Time Environments (Abstract)

Sergiu Nedevschi , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Pangyu Jeong , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
pp. 245

Towards Automatic 3D Reconstruction of Urban Scenes from Low-Altitude Aerial Images (Abstract)

Arnaldo de A. Araújo , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Adriano B. Huguet , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Rodrigo L. Carceroni , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
pp. 254

Multi-Module Switching and Fusion for Robust Video Surveillance (Abstract)

Luca Lombardi , Universit? di Pavia
Paolo Lombardi , Universit? di Pavia
Stefano Barotti , Universit? di Pavia
pp. 260

Computer Aided Detection of Clustered Microcalcifications in Digitized Mammograms Using Gabor Functions (Abstract)

Ezio Catanzariti , University of Napoli "Federico II"
Roberto Prevete , University of Napoli "Federico II"
Monica Ciminello , University of Napoli "Federico II"
pp. 266

Automatic Segmentation of MR Images Based on Adaptive Anisotropic Filtering (Abstract)

Edoardo Ardizzone , University of Palermo
Orazio Gambino , University of Palermo
Roberto Pirrone , University of Palermo
pp. 283

Toward an Automated System for the Analysis of Cytogenetic Abnormalities Using Fluorescence in situ Hybridization Technique (Abstract)

Ezio Catanzariti , University of Naples "Federico II"
Raffaele D. Esposito , University of Naples "Federico II"
Matteo Santoro , University of Naples "Federico II"
Roberta Santilli , University of Naples "Federico II"
pp. 289

Pathological Lesion Detection in 3D Dynamic PET Images Using Asymmetry (Abstract)

Weidong Cai , University of Sydney
(David) Dagan Feng , University of Sydney and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Zhe Chen , University of Sydney
pp. 295
Session VI: Segmentation

Unsupervised Texture Segmentation by Dominant Sets and Game Dynamics (Abstract)

Massimiliano Pavan , Universit` Ca? Foscari di Venezia
Marcello Pelillo , Universit` Ca? Foscari di Venezia
pp. 302

Revisiting Image Splitting (Abstract)

Alain Mérigot , Université Paris Sud
pp. 314
Session VII: Matching

Hierarchical Matching of Panoramic Images (Abstract)

Roland Glantz , Università Caé Foscari di Venezia
Walter G. Kropatsch , Vienna University of Technology
Marcello Pelillo , Università Caé Foscari di Venezia
pp. 328

A Statistical Rationalisation of Hartley?s Normalised Eight-Point Algorithm (Abstract)

Wojciech Chojnacki , University of Adelaide
Darren Gawley , University of Adelaide
Anton van den Hengel , University of Adelaide
Michael J. Brooks , University of Adelaide
pp. 334
Session VIII: 3D Objects

Finding Cavities and Tunnels in 3D Complex Objects (Abstract)

Gabriella Sanniti di Baja , Istituto di Cibernetica
Carlo Arcelli , Istituto di Cibernetica
Stina Svensson , Centre for Image Analysis
pp. 342

Retrieval of 3D Objects Using Curvature Maps and Weighted Walkthroughs (Abstract)

Jürgen Assfalg , Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica
Pietro Pala , Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica
Alberto Del Bimbo , Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica
pp. 348

Combining Words and Object-Based Visual Features in Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Andrea Kutics , NTT Data Corp. and Japan Systems Co., Ltd.
Akihiko Nakagawa , NTT Data Corp. and Japan Systems Co., Ltd.
Kiyotaka Tanaka , NTT Data Corp. and Japan Systems Co., Ltd.
Masaomi Nakajima , NTT Data Corp.
pp. 354
Poster Session C: Color, Video and Compression

Visual Self-Localisation Using Automatic Topology Construction (Abstract)

G. Tascini , University of Ancona
A. Montesanto , University of Ancona
P. Puliti , University of Ancona
P. Baldassarri , University of Ancona
pp. 368

Camera Calibration and 3D Reconstruction Using Interval Analysis (Abstract)

Marie-Josée Aldon , UMR CNRS/UMII
Benoît Telle , UMR CNRS/UMII
Nacim Ramdani , Universit Paris XII- Val de Marne
pp. 374

Hierarchical Modeling via Optimal Context Quantization (Abstract)

Alexandre Krivoulets , IT University of Copenhagen
Xiaolin Wu , MacMaster University
pp. 380

Multi-Block PCA Method for Image Change Detection (Abstract)

O. Monga , IRD
E. Perrier , GEODES
B. Qiu , GEODES
V. Prinet , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 385

A Color Image Restoration with Adjacent Parallel Lines Inhibition (Abstract)

Roberta Pandolfi , Universit? degli Studi di Perugia
Ivan Gerace , Universit? degli Studi di Perugia
pp. 391

Classification Method for Colored Natural Textures Using Gabor Filtering (Abstract)

Jorma Autio , Saanio & Riekkola Consulting Engineers
Iivari Kunttu , Tampere University of Technology
Ari Visa , Tampere University of Technology
Leena Lepist? , Tampere University of Technology
pp. 397

Color Matching by Using Tuple Matching (Abstract)

Dirk Balthasar , Universität Koblenz-Landau
pp. 402

Defering Range/Domain Comparisons in Fractal Image Compression (Abstract)

Daniel Riccio , Universitá di Salerno
Michele Nappi , Universitá di Salerno
pp. 412

Coding Techniques for CFA Data Images (Abstract)

F. Naccari , STMicroelectronics
A. Bruna , STMicroelectronics
A. Buemi , STMicroelectronics
S. Battiato , STMicroelectronics
pp. 418

Motion Analysis: Model Selection and Motion Segmentation (Abstract)

Niloofar Gheissari , Swinburne University of Technology
Alireza Bab-Hadiashar , Swinburne University of Technology
pp. 442

Cascaded Attention and Grouping for Object Recognition from Video (Abstract)

L. Paletta , Institute of Digital Image Processing
C. Greindl , Institute of Digital Image Processing
A. Goyal , Institute of Digital Image Processing
G. Ogris , Institute of Digital Image Processing
pp. 448

Accurate Spatio-Temporal Restoration of Compact Single Frame Defects in Aged Motion Pictures (Abstract)

Alberto Mach? , Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni
Fabio Collura , Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni
pp. 454

A Shortest Path Representation for Video Summarisation (Abstract)

M. Mirmehdi , University of Bristol
B.T. Thomas , University of Bristol
S.V. Porter , University of Bristol
pp. 460

Estimation of 3D Gazed Position Using View Lines (Abstract)

Norimichi Ukita , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masatsugu Kidode , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Ikuhisa Mitsugami , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 466
Session IX: Graphs

An Eigenvector Method for Shape-from-Shading (Abstract)

Antonio Robles-Kelly , University of York
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
pp. 474

Pattern Spaces from Graph Polynomials (Abstract)

Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
Richard C. Wilson , University of York
pp. 480

Depth-First K-Nearest Neighbor Finding Using the MaxNearestDist Estimator (Abstract)

Hanan Samet , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 486
Invited Talk 3
Session X: Video Analysis

Highlight Extraction in Soccer Videos (Abstract)

M. Bertini , Università di Firenze
J. Assfalg , Università di Firenze
W. Nunziati , Università di Firenze
A. Del Bimbo , Università di Firenze
C. Colombo , Università di Firenze
pp. 498

Finding Essential Features for Tracking Starfish in a Video Sequence (Abstract)

V. Di Gesú , Università di Palermo
F. Isgró , Università di Palermo and Heriot-Watt University
E. Trucco , Heriot-Watt University
D. Tegolo , Università di Palermo
pp. 504

Component Analysis of Hidden Markov Models in Computer Vision (Abstract)

Terry Caelli , University of Alberta
Brendan McCane , University of Otago
pp. 510
Poster Session D: Early Processing

A Wiener Filter Improvement Combining Wavelet Domains (Abstract)

D. Vitulano , Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "M. Picone"
V. Bruni , Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "M. Picone"
pp. 518

Perceptive Visual Texture Classification and Retrieval (Abstract)

S. Nicotra , University of Catania
G. Gallo , University of Catania
S. Battiato , University of Catania
pp. 524

View-Based Recognition of 3D-Textured Surfaces (Abstract)

Tomi Nurmela , University of Oulu
Topi M?enp? , University of Oulu
Markus Turtinen , University of Oulu
Matti Pietik?inen , University of Oulu
pp. 530

Multiscale Fourier Descriptor for Shape Classification (Abstract)

Leena Lepist? , Tampere University of Technology
Ari Visa , Tampere University of Technology
Iivari Kunttu , Tampere University of Technology
pp. 536

Resolution Conversion of Gray-Level Images by Discrete Geometry (Abstract)

Y. Wakazono , Chiba University
A. Imiya , Chiba University
A. Torii , Chiba University
H. Murakami , Chiba University
pp. 542

Object Segmentation Using Feature Based Conditional Morphology (Abstract)

M. Raffay Hamid , Georgia Institute of Technology
Aijaz Baloch , Techlogix Inc.
Nauman Zaffar , Techlogix Inc.
Ahmed Bilal , Techlogix Inc.
pp. 548

Old Fashioned State-of-the-Art Image Classification (Abstract)

Francesca Odone , Università di Genova
Alessandro Verri , Università di Genova
Annalisa Barla , Università di Genova
pp. 566

Smart Interpolation by Anisotropic Diffusion (Abstract)

S. Battiato , Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica
F. Stanco , Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica
G. Gallo , Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica
pp. 572

A Complete and Stable Set of Affine-Invariant Fourier Descriptors (Abstract)

Fatma Chaker , Universitaire La Manouba
Faouzi Ghorbel , Universitaire La Manouba
M. Tarak Bannour , Universitaire La Manouba
pp. 578

Texture Analysis Based on Local Semicovers (Abstract)

Sergio A. Cuenca , Universidad de Alicante
pp. 588

An Empirical Performance Evaluation Technique for Discrete Second Derivative Edge Detectors (Abstract)

S.A. Coleman , University of Ulster
B.W. Scotney , University of Ulster
M.G. Herron , University of Ulster
pp. 594

Segmentation Approach by Learning: Different Image Applications (Abstract)

Horacio Andr? Legal-Ayala , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Jacques Facon , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 600
Session XI: Stereo and 3D Matching

Robustness to Noise of Stereo Matching (Abstract)

John Morris , University of Western Australia
Philippe Leclercq , University of Western Australia
pp. 606
Session XII: Audio and Video

Fingerprint and Speaker Verification Decisions Fusion (Abstract)

Kar-Ann Toh , Institute for Infocomm Research
pp. 626

A Real-Time Text- Independent Speaker Identification System (Abstract)

P. Foggia , Universit? di Napoli "Federico II"
L. P. Cordella , Universit? di Napoli "Federico II"
C. Sansone , Universit? di Napoli "Federico II"
M. Vento , Universit? di Salerno
pp. 632

Foveated Analysis of Video (Abstract)

Giuseppe Boccignone , Università di Salerno
Angelo Marcelli , Università di Salerno
Gaetano Somma , Università di Salerno
pp. 638
Session XIII: Application A: Color and Compression

Color Correction for Digital Photographs (Abstract)

F. Gasparini , ITC, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
R. Schettini , Universit? Milano-Bicocca
pp. 646

Detection of Skin Color under Changing Illumination: A Comparative Study (Abstract)

Matti Pietikäinen , University of Oulu
Birgitta Martinkauppi , University of Oulu
Maricor Soriano , University of the Philippines
pp. 652

A New Algorithm for Bit Rate Allocation in JPeg2000 Tile Encoding (Abstract)

Fabio Testa , Universit? di Palermo
Marco La Cascia , Universit? di Palermo
Edoardo Ardizzone , Universit? di Palermo
pp. 658
Session XIV: Application B: Biomedicine and Text Processing

Towards Automatic Transcription of Syriac Handwriting (Abstract)

W.F. Clocksin , Oxford Brookes University
P.P.J. Fernando , University of Cambridge
pp. 664

Complementary Features Combined in an HMM-Based System to Recognize Handwritten Digits (Abstract)

Alceu de S. Britto Jr , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Ching Y. Suen , Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence
Robert Sabourin , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure
Flavio Bortolozzi , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 670

Class-Oriented Recognizer Design by Weighting Local Decisions (Abstract)

S. Impedovo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
G. Pirlo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
pp. 676
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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