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Image Analysis and Processing, International Conference on (2007)
Modena, Italy
Sept. 10, 2007 to Sept. 14, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2877-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xiv-xv
Introduction

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xiv-xv

Committees (PDF)

pp. xvii
Oral Session: Biometry I

Colour and Geometric based Model for Lip Localisation: Application for Lip-reading System (Abstract)

Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou , MIRACL, Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia, Tunisia
Walid Mahdi , MIRACL, Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia, Tunisia
Salah Werda , MIRACL, Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia, Tunisia
pp. 9-14

Dynamic Score Selection for Fusion of Multiple Biometric Matchers (Abstract)

Giorgio Giacinto , University of Cagliari, Italy
Fabio Roli , University of Cagliari, Italy
Roberto Tronci , University of Cagliari, Italy
pp. 15-22
Oral Session: Theory I

Integrating Boundary Information in Pairwise Segmentation (Abstract)

Marcello Pelillo , Universita "Ca' Foscari" di Venezia, Italy
Andrea Torsello , Universita "Ca' Foscari" di Venezia, Italy
Marco Di Gesu , Universita "Ca' Foscari" di Venezia, Italy
pp. 23-28

Kernelised Relaxation Labelling using Fokker-Planck Diffusion (Abstract)

Edwin R. Hancock , University of York, UK
Hong-Fang Wang , University of York, UK
pp. 29-34

Spectral Generative Models for Graphs (Abstract)

Richard C. Wilson , University of York, UK
David White , University of York, UK
pp. 35-42
Poster Session: Theory II

Facing Imbalanced Classes through Aggregation of Classifiers (Abstract)

F. Tortorella , University of Cassino, Italy
M. Molinara , University of Cassino, Italy
M.T. Ricamato , University of Cassino, Italy
pp. 43-48

Learning Repetitive Patterns for Classifying Non-Rigidly Deforming Texture Surfaces (Abstract)

Eraldo Ribeiro , Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Roman Filipovych , Florida Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 49-54

Motion Estimation via Belief Propagation (Abstract)

Giuseppe Boccignone , University of Salerno, Italy
Paolo Napoletano , University of Salerno, Italy
Angelo Marcelli , University of Salerno, Italy
Mario Ferraro , University of Torino, Italy
pp. 55-60

Performance Evaluation of Scale-Interpolated Hessian-Laplace and Haar Descriptors for Feature Matching (Abstract)

Gerhard Roth , National Research Council of Canada
Robert Laganiere , University of Ottawa, Canada
Akshay Bhatia , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 61-66

Sparseness Achievement in Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

Manuele Bicego , University of Sassari, Italy
Vittorio Murino , University of Verona, Italy
Marco Cristani , University of Verona, Italy
pp. 67-72

Using Bayesian Network for combining classifiers (Abstract)

Angelo Marcelli , Universita di Salerno, Italy
Ciro D'Elia , Universita di Cassino, Italy
Alessandra Scotto di Freca , Universita di Cassino, Italy
Claudio De Stefano , Universita di Cassino, Italy
pp. 73-80
Poster Session: Industrial Applications I

Ball Position and Motion Reconstruction from Blur in a Single Perspective Image (Abstract)

Giacomo Boracchi , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alessandro Giusti , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Vincenzo Caglioti , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 87-92

Calibration and Image Generation of Mobile Projector-Camera Systems (Abstract)

Koji Hamada , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 93-98

Hybrid Stereo Sensor with Omnidirectional Vision Capabilities: Overview and Calibration Procedures (Abstract)

Monica Mordonini , Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
Giovanni Adorni , Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Stefano Cagnoni , Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
Luca Mussi , Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
pp. 99-104

Image Spam Filtering Using Visual Information (Abstract)

Ignazio Pillai , Univ. of Cagliari, Italy
Battista Biggio , Univ. of Cagliari, Italy
Giorgio Fumera , Univ. of Cagliari, Italy
Fabio Roli , Univ. of Cagliari, Italy
pp. 105-110

Rectification of 3D Data Obtained from Moving Range Sensors by using Multiple View Geometry (Abstract)

Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Kazuki Kozuka , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 117-122

Subspace Reduction for Appearance-Based Navigation of a Mobile Robot (Abstract)

J. Manuel Pedrero , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Luis Paya , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
M. Asuncion Vicente , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Arturo Gil , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Oscar Reinoso , Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
pp. 123-128
Oral Session: Surveillance and Security I

A Dynamic Programming Technique for Classifying Trajectories (Abstract)

Rita Cucchiara , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Andrea Prati , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Simone Calderara , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
pp. 137-142

Detection and Monitoring of Passengers on a Bus by Video Surveillance (Abstract)

Tele Tan , Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Mihai Lazarescu , Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Boon Chong Chee , Curtin University of Technology, Australia
pp. 143-148

Object Tracking at Multiple Levels of Spatial Resolutions (Abstract)

Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland, USA
Son D. Tran , University of Maryland, USA
pp. 149-154

Video Objects Segmentation by Robust Background Modeling (Abstract)

Vittorio Murino , Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Andrea Colombari , Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Andrea Fusiello , Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
pp. 155-164
Oral Session: Biometry II

Noise versus Facial Expression on 3D Face Recognition (Abstract)

Chaua Queirolo , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Olga Bellon , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Mauricio P. Segundo , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Luciano Silva , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
pp. 171-178
Oral Session: Industrial Applications II

Optical Flow Computation on Compute Unified Device Architecture (Abstract)

Yoshiki Mizukami , Yamaguchi University, Japan
Katsumi Tadamura , Yamaguchi University, Japan
pp. 179-184

Transformation invariant SOM clustering in Document Image Analysis (Abstract)

Simone Marinai , Universita di Firenze, Italy
Emanuele Marino , Universita di Firenze, Italy
Giovanni Soda , Universita di Firenze, Italy
pp. 185-190

Verification of Handwritten Signatures: an Overview (Abstract)

S. Impedovo , Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy
G. Pirlo , Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy
pp. 191-196

Visual feature group matching for autonomous robot localization (Abstract)

Emanuele Frontoni , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Primo Zingaretti , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
pp. 197-204
Poster Session: Biometry III

Automatic Video-based Analysis of Athlete Action (Abstract)

Yongdong Zhang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Kun Tao , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Shouxun Lin , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Haojie Li , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 205-210

Becoming Visually Familiar (Abstract)

J. Lorenzo-Navarro , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
M. Castrillon-Santana , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
O. Deniz-Suarez , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
D. Hernandez-Sosa , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
pp. 211-216

Block Independent Component Analysis for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Lei Zhang , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
David Zhang , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Quanxue Gao , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
pp. 217-222

Fingerprint scanner focusing estimation by Top Sharpening Index (Abstract)

Davide Maltoni , Universita di Bologna, Italy
Matteo Ferrara , Universita di Bologna, Italy
Annalisa Franco , Universita di Bologna, Italy
pp. 223-228

Fingerprints Recognition Using Minutiae Extraction: a Fuzzy Approach. (Abstract)

P. Baldassarri , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
G. Vallesi , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
A. Montesanto , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
G. Tascini , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
pp. 229-234

Generalization in Holistic versus Analytic Processing of Faces (Abstract)

M. Bicego , University of Sassari, Italy
L. Akarun , Bogazici University, Turkey
A.A. Salah , Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, The Netherlands
M. Tistarelli , University of Sassari, Italy
E. Grosso , University of Sassari, Italy
pp. 235-240

Human Computer Interaction: Legibility and Contrast (Abstract)

Giordano Beretta , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, USA
Carla Brambilla , IMATI, Italy
Silvia Zuffi , ITC, Italy
Paolo Scala , ITC, Italy
pp. 241-246

Real-time 3D Hand Shape Estimation based on Image Feature Analysis and Inverse Kinematics (Abstract)

Rin-ichiro Taniguchi , Kyushu University, Japan
Ryuji Fujiki , Kyushu University, Japan
Daisaku Arita , Institute of Systems & Information Technologies, Japan
Weiying Chen , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 247-252

Vision-based hand shape estimation is a challenging (Abstract)

Oliver Schreer , Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany
Seinghor Ngongang , Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany
pp. 253-258

Stereo-based 3D Face Modeling using Annealing in Local Energy Minimization (Abstract)

Shafik Huq , The University of Tennessee, USA
Besma Abidi , The University of Tennessee, USA
Mongi Abidi , The University of Tennessee, USA
pp. 265-272
Poster Session: Industrial Applications III

Automatic extraction of LIDAR data classification rules (Abstract)

Primo Zingaretti , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Emanuele Frontoni , Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Gianfranco Forlani , Universita di Parma, Italy
Carla Nardinocchi , Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
pp. 273-278

Automatic Handwriting Identification on Medieval Documents (Abstract)

Marius Bulacu , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Lambert Schomaker , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
pp. 279-284

D-Calib: Calibration Software for Multiple Cameras System (Abstract)

Hideo Saito , Keio University, Japan
Cao Honghua , Library Inc., Japan
Tomoaki Teshima , Keio University, Japan
Yuko Uematsu , Keio University, Japan
pp. 285-290

Efficient Stereo Vision for Obstacle Detection and AGV Navigation (Abstract)

Emanuele Perini , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Giuliano Pistoni , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Rita Cucchiara , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
pp. 291-296

Real-Time SLAM with a High-Speed CMOS Camera (Abstract)

Wolfgang Ponweiser , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Peter Einramhof , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Markus Vincze , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Peter Gemeiner , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 297-302

Reconstruction of a High Dynamic Range and High Resolution Image from a Multisampled Image Sequence (Abstract)

Masatoshi Okutomi , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Harald B. Haraldsson , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Masayuki Tanaka , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 303-310
Oral Session: Surveillance and Security II

A Nonlinear-Shift Approach to Object Tracking Based on Shape Information (Abstract)

C.S. Regazzoni , University of Genova, Italy
A. Beoldo , University of Genova, Italy
M. Asadi , University of Genova, Italy
pp. 311-316

Cooperative Object Tracking with Multiple PTZ Cameras (Abstract)

N. Sebe , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
I. Everts , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
G.A. Jones , Kingston University, UK
pp. 323-330
Oral Session: Theory III

Adaptive uncertainty estimation for particle filter-based trackers (Abstract)

Walter Nunziati , Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Alberto Del Bimbo , Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Andrew D. Bagdanov , Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Fabrizio Dini , Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
pp. 331-336

Multi-resolution Morse-Smale Complexes for Terrain Modeling (Abstract)

Maria Vitali , University of Genova, Italy; University of Maryland, USA; Free University of Bozen, Italy
Emanuele Danovaro , University of Genova, Italy; University of Maryland, USA; Free University of Bozen, Italy
Leila De Floriani , University of Genova, Italy; University of Maryland, USA; Free University of Bozen, Italy
pp. 337-342

Surface Integration: Two Statistical Approaches (Abstract)

WIlliam A.P. Smith , University of York, UK
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York, UK
pp. 343-350
Oral Session: Biometry IV

Distribution-Based Face Detection using Calibrated Boosted Cascade Classifier (Abstract)

Masayuki Tanaka , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Masatoshi Okutomi , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Hiromasa Takatsuka , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 351-356

Reactive Learning Strategy for AsymBoost Based Face Detectors (Abstract)

G.L. Foresti , University of Udine, Italy
I. Visentini , University of Udine, Italy
C. Micheloni , University of Udine, Italy
pp. 357-362

Video Biometrics (Abstract)

Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland, USA
Gaurav Aggarwal , University of Maryland, USA
pp. 363-370
Poster Session: Multimedia I

A Novel Anchorperson Detection Algorithm Based on Spatio-temporal Slice (Abstract)

Yongdong Zhang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Anan Liu , Tianjin University, China; Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Zhaoxuan Yang , Tianjin University, China
Jintao Li , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Sheng Tang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 371-375

A robust measure for visual correspondence (Abstract)

Federico Tombari , University of Bologna, Italy
Stefano Mattoccia , University of Bologna, Italy
Luigi Di Stefano , University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 376-381

Automatic generation of generic Bitstream Syntax Descriptions applied to H.264/AVC SVC encoded video streams (Abstract)

Wesley De Neve , Ghent University, Belgium
Davy De Schrijver , Ghent University, Belgium
Davy Van Deursen , Ghent University, Belgium
Rik Van de Walle , Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 382-387

Effective color space representation for wavelet based compression of HDR images (Abstract)

Masahiro Okuda , The University of Kitakyushu, Japan
Nicola Adami , University of Brescia
pp. 388-392

Face^3 a 2D+3D Robust Face Recognition System (Abstract)

Claudio Cusano , Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Alessandro Colombo , Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Raimondo Schettini , Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
pp. 393-398

Fast Predictive Search Algorithm for Video Motion Estimation (Abstract)

Bin-Cheng Jhao , National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
Yuan-Chen Liu , National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
Lei-Chun Chou , National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
Cheng-Da Ye , National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
pp. 399-406
Poster Session: Biometry V

A trainable system for face detection in unconstrained environments (Abstract)

Francesca Odone , Universita di Genova, Italy
Augusto Destrero , Universita di Genova, Italy
Alessandro Verri , Universita di Genova, Italy
pp. 407-412

Analysis of 3D Face Reconstruction (Abstract)

Duncan Gillies , Imperial College London, UK
S. Hassan Amin , Imperial College London, UK
pp. 413-418

Automatic Detection of Facial Landmarks from AU-coded Expressive Facial Images (Abstract)

Veikko Surakka , University of Tampere, Finland
Yulia Gizatdinova , University of Tampere, Finland
pp. 419-424

Automated Lip Contour Detection Using the Level Set Segmentation Method (Abstract)

Abu Sayeed Md. Sohail , Concordia University, Canada
Prabir Bhattacharya , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 425-430

Automatic 3D facial segmentation and landmark detection (Abstract)

Olga R.P. Bellon , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Luciano Silva , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Chaua Queirolo , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Mauricio P. Segundo , Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
pp. 431-436

Face, Ear and Fingerprint: Designing Multibiometric Architectures (Abstract)

Daniel Riccio , Universita di Salerno, Italy
Maria De Marsico , Universita degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Michele Nappi , Universita di Salerno, Italy
Andrea F. Abate , Universita di Salerno, Italy
pp. 437-442

Gabor Saliency Map for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Raffaele Cappelli , Universita di Bologna, Italy
Dario Maio , Universita di Bologna, Italy
Annalisa Franco , Universita di Bologna, Italy
pp. 443-447

Robust Face Matching Under Large Occlusions (Abstract)

Georgy Gimel'farb , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
John Morris , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Patrice Delmas , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Al Shorin , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 448-453

Robust Iris Localization and Tracking based on Constrained Visual Fitting (Abstract)

Alberto Del Bimbo , University Firenze, Italy
Dario Comanducci , University Firenze, Italy
Carlo Colombo , University Firenze, Italy
pp. 454-460
Oral Session: Multimedia II

Appearance-based 3D object recognition with time-invariant features (Abstract)

A. Verri , Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
N. Noceti , Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
F. Odone , Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
E. Delponte , Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
pp. 467-474
Oral Session: Theory IV

Computing Epipolar Geometry from Unsynchronized Cameras (Abstract)

Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Ying Piao , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 475-480

Fast extraction of multi-resolution Gabor features (Abstract)

Heikki Kalviainen , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Joni-Kristian Kamarainen , University of Surrey, UK
Jarmo Ilonen , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
pp. 481-486

On Genuine Connectivity Relations Based on Logical Predicates (Abstract)

Pierre Soille , Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Italy
pp. 487-492

Projective Transformations for Image Transition Animations (Abstract)

Amitava Datta , The University of Western Australia
Peter Kovesi , The University of Western Australia
TzuYen Wong , The University of Western Australia
pp. 493-500
Poster Session: Surveillance and Security III

A Framework for False Positive Suppression in Video Segmentation (Abstract)

Min Han Tun , Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Geoff West , Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Tele Tan , Curtin University of Technology, Australia
pp. 501-505

A Statistical Method for People Counting in Crowded Environments (Abstract)

Luigi Cinque , Hypercube, Italy; University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Massimiliano Bozzoli , Hypercube, Italy
Enver Sangineto , Hypercube, Italy and University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
pp. 506-511

Alignment of videos recorded from moving vehicles (Abstract)

Joan Serrat , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
J.M. Alvarez , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
F. Lumbreras , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Ferran Diego , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
pp. 512-517

Detecting Major Segmentation Errors for a Tracked Person Using Colour Feature Analysis (Abstract)

Christopher Madden , University of Technology, Australia
Massimo Piccardi , University of Technology, Australia
pp. 524-529

Exploiting Temporal Statistics for Events Analysis and Understanding (Abstract)

Lauro Snidaro , Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italy
Claudio Piciarelli , Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italy
Christian Micheloni , Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italy
Gian Luca Foresti , Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italy
pp. 530-535

Human Appearance Change Detection (Abstract)

Nagia M. Ghanem , University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland, College Park, USA
pp. 536-541

Moving Object Detection for Real-Time Applications (Abstract)

Alfredo Petrosino , University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Lucia Maddalena , National Research Council, Italy
pp. 542-547

Panoramic mosaicing optimization (Abstract)

Serge Miguet , LIRIS, France
Stephane Bres , LIRIS, France
Lionel Robinault , LIRIS, France
pp. 548-553

Sight enhancement through video fusion in a surveillance system (Abstract)

Marco Diani , University of Pisa, Italy
Andrea Masini , University of Pisa, Italy
Francesco Branchitta , University of Pisa, Italy
Giovanni Corsini , University of Pisa, Italy
pp. 554-559

Video Surveillance and SOS Request (Abstract)

Marco Zemblini , University of Pavia, Italy
Virginio Cantoni , University of Pavia, Italy
Roberto Marmo , University of Pavia, Italy
pp. 560-565

Vision-based monitoring of pedestrian crossings (Abstract)

Alessandra Fascioli , Universita di Parma, Italy
Stefano Ghidoni , Universita di Parma, Italy
Rean Isabella Fedriga , Universita di Parma, Italy
pp. 566-574
Oral Session: Multimedia III

Document Image Mosaicing with Mobile Phones (Abstract)

Jari Hannuksela , University of Oulu, Finland
Xu Liu , University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Janne Heikkila , University of Oulu, Finland
Pekka Sangi , University of Oulu, Finland
David Doermann , University of Maryland, College Park, USA
pp. 575-582
Oral Session: Theory V

A Method for Blur and Similarity Transform Invariant Object Recognition (Abstract)

Ville Ojansivu , University of Oulu, Finland
Janne Heikkila , University of Oulu, Finland
pp. 583-588

Corner Displacement from Motion Blur (Abstract)

Giacomo Boracchi , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Vincenzo Caglioti , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 589-594

Rigid Image Registration based on Pixel Grouping (Abstract)

Christophoros Nikou , University of Ioannina, Greece
Demetrios Gerogiannis , University of Ioannina, Greece
Aristidis Likas , University of Ioannina, Greece
pp. 595-602
Oral Session: Theory VI

A Consistency Result for the Normalized Eight-Point Algorithm (Abstract)

Michael J. Brooks , University of Adelaide, Australia
Wojciech Chojnacki , University of Adelaide, Australia
pp. 603-608

An Uncalibrated View-Synthesis Pipeline (Abstract)

L. Irsara , Universita di Verona, Italy
A. Fusiello , Universita di Verona, Italy
pp. 609-614

Vanishing Point Detection in Complex Man-made Worlds (Abstract)

Markus Vincze , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Horst Wildenauer , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 615-622
Poster Session: Theory VII

A High Performance Exact Histogram Specification Algorithm (Abstract)

Alessandro Bevilacqua , University of Bologna, Italy
Pietro Azzari , University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 623-628

Characterising Range Image Features via Gradient Operators (Abstract)

Sonya Coleman , University of Ulster, Ireland
Shanmugalingam Suganthan , University of Ulster, Ireland
Bryan Scotney , University of Ulster, Ireland
pp. 629-634

Cosegmentation for Image Sequences (Abstract)

Mario A.T. Figueiredo , Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Portugal
Dong Seon Cheng , University of Verona, Italy
pp. 635-640

Fast convergence for spectral clustering (Abstract)

F. Andreozzi , Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
M. Aiello , Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
E. Catanzariti , Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
M. Santoro , Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
F. Isgro , Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
pp. 641-646

Grey Weighted Polar Distance Transform for Outlining Circular and Approximately Circular Objects (Abstract)

Kristin Norell , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Stina Svensson , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Joakim Lindblad , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
pp. 647-652

Integrated Edge and Corner Detection (Abstract)

Sonya Coleman , University of Ulster, Ireland
Bryan Scotney , University of Ulster, Ireland
Dermot Kerr , University of Ulster, Ireland
pp. 653-658

Multidimensional Histogram Equalization and Modification (Abstract)

W.F. Clocksin , Oxford Brookes University, UK
A.J. McCollum , Oxford Brookes University, UK
pp. 659-664

Parsing Silhouettes without Boundary Curvature (Abstract)

Lakshman Prasad , Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Ralf Juengling , Portland State University, USA
pp. 665-670

Surface Segmentation through Concentrated Curvature (Abstract)

Emanuele Danovaro , University of Genova, Italy
Umberto Port , Free University of Bozen, Italy
Mohammed Mostefa Mesmoudi , University of Mostaganem, Algeria; University of Maryland, USA
Leila De Floriani , University of Genova, Italy
pp. 671-676

Tensor Voting Fields: Direct Votes Computation and New Saliency Functions (Abstract)

Paola Campadelli , Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Gabriele Lombardi , Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
pp. 677-684
Poster Session: Medical Imaging I

A Hybrid Multi-Expert Systems for HEp-2 Staining Pattern Classification (Abstract)

Giulio Iannello , Universita Campus Bio-Medico, Italy
Paolo Soda , Universita Campus Bio-Medico, Italy
pp. 685-690

CT-PET Landmark-based Lung Registration Using a Dynamic Breathing Model (Abstract)

A.P. Santhanam , University of Central Florida, USA; MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, USA
J.P. Rolland , University of Central Florida, USA
E. Angelini , ENST, France
I. Bloch , ENST, France
A. Moreno , ENST, France
S. Chambon , ENST, France
pp. 691-696

Two-way interactive refinement of segmented medical volumes (Abstract)

Riccardo Leonardi , University of Brescia, Italy
Alberto Signoroni , University of Brescia, Italy
pp. 697-704
Oral Session: Theory VIII

Efficient and optimal block matching for motion estimation (Abstract)

Stefano Mattoccia , University of Bologna, Italy
Federico Tombari , University of Bologna, Italy
Luigi Di Stefano , University of Bologna, Italy
Marco Pignoloni , University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 705-710

Evaluating Classification Reliability for Combining Classifiers (Abstract)

Carlo Sansone , Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Gennaro Percannella , Universita di Salerno, Italy
Pasquale Foggia , Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Mario Vento , Universita di Salerno, Italy
pp. 711-716

Orientation Adaptive Discrete Packet Wavelet Decomposition via Shifting Operators for Image Compression (Abstract)

David Taubman , University of New South Wales, Australia
Stefano Andriani , University of New South Wales, Australia; University of Padova, Italy
pp. 717-724
Oral Session: Medical Imaging II

A new and reliable Poisson noise estimator for radiographic images (Abstract)

M. Lucchese , University of Milano, Italy
I. Frosio , University of Milano, Italy
N.A. Borghese , University of Milano, Italy
pp. 725-730

Automatic liver segmentation from abdominal CT scans (Abstract)

Paola Campadelli , Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Elena Casiraghi , Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Gabriele Lombardi , Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
pp. 731-736

Edge Tracking of subjective contours in Biomedical Imaging (Abstract)

Giovanni Garibotto , Elsag spa, Italy
Valentina Garibotto , Un. La Bicocca, Italy
pp. 737-742

Multi-modal non-rigid registration of medical images based on mutual information maximization (Abstract)

Orazio Gambino , Universita di Palermo, Italy
Marco La Cascia , Universita di Palermo, Italy
Roberto Pirrone , Universita di Palermo, Italy
Edoardo Ardizzone , Universita di Palermo, Italy
Liliana Lo Presti , Universita di Palermo, Italy
pp. 743-750
Poster Session: Theory IX

A New Stereo Algorithm Integrating Luminance, Gradient and Segmentation Informations in a Belief-Propagation Framework (Abstract)

Massimiliano Spertino , IEIIT, Italy
Giuseppe Pettiti , IEIIT, Italy
Luca Piovano , Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Nello Balossino , Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Maurizio Lucenteforte , Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
pp. 757-762

Computation of Binary Objects Sides Number using Discrete Geometry, Application to Automatic Pebbles Shape Analysis (Abstract)

Laure Tougne , Universite de Lyon, France
Isabelle Sivignon , Universite de Lyon, France
Tristan Roussillon , Universite de Lyon, France
pp. 763-768

Image Enhancement Using Elastic Manifolds (Abstract)

Yehoshua Y. Zeevi , Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Vadim Ratner , Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
pp. 769-774

Matching Relational Structures using the Edge-Association Graph (Abstract)

Andrea Albarelli , Universita "Ca' Foscari" di Venezia, Italy
Andrea Torsello , Universita "Ca' Foscari" di Venezia, Italy
Marcello Pelillo , Universita "Ca' Foscari" di Venezia, Italy
pp. 775-780

Topology Preserving Marching Cubes-like Algorithms on the Face-Centered Cubic Grid (Abstract)

Robin Strand , Uppsala University, Sweden
Peer Stelldinger , University of Hamburg, Germany
pp. 781-788
Poster Session: Multimedia IV

k-dimensional Size Functions for Shape Description and Comparison (Abstract)

Daniela Giorgi , IMATI, Italy
Silvia Biasotti , IMATI, Italy
Andrea Cerri , Universita di Bologna, Italy
pp. 795-800

Natural scenes categorization by hierarchical extraction of typicality patterns (Abstract)

A. Perina , Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
M. Cristani , Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
V. Murino , Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
pp. 801-806

Quality Assessment of Gaussian Blurred Images Using Symmetric Geometric Moments (Abstract)

R. Mukundan , Universityo f Canterbury, New Zealand
Raveendran Paramesran , University of Malaya, Malaysia
Chong-Yaw Wee , University of Malaya, Malaysia
pp. 807-812

Query translation based on equivalence classes for heterogeneous multimedia repositories using XML and semantic annotation (Abstract)

M. Aguzzi , Univ. Studi di Pavia, Italy
M. Ferretti , Univ. Studi di Pavia, Italy
M.G. Albanesi , Univ. Studi di Pavia, Italy
M. Garlaschelli , Univ. Studi di Pavia, Italy
pp. 813-818

Segmenting Moving Objects in MPEG Videos in the Presence of Camera Motion (Abstract)

Ralph Ewerth , University of Siegen, Germany; University of Marburg, Germany
Martin Schwalb , University of Marburg, Germany
Paul Tessmann , University of Marburg, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Siegen, Germany; University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 819-824

SIFT Features Tracking for Video Stabilization (Abstract)

Salvatore Scellato , Scuola Superiore di Catania, Italy
Giovanni Gallo , University of Catania, Italy
Giovanni Puglisi , University of Catania, Italy
Sebastiano Battiato , University of Catania, Italy
pp. 825-830

Wavelet domain watermark embedding strategy using TTCQ quantization (Abstract)

A. Makhloufi , El Manar University, Tunisia
A. Bouallegue , El Manar University, Tunisia
A. Ouled Zaid , El Manar University, Tunisia
pp. 831-836

Window Detection in Facades (Abstract)

Gerhard Paar , Joanneum Research, Austria
Lucas Paletta , Joanneum Research, Austria
Nitin Jindal , Joanneum Research, Austria
Haider Ali , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Christin Seifert , Joanneum Research, Austria
pp. 837-842
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