The Community for Technology Leaders
Image Processing, International Conference on (1997)
Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 1997 to Oct. 29, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-8183-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
WP05: Medical Image Analysis II Poster
WP06: Image/Video Transmission Poster
WP07: Motion Compensation Poster
WA01: Image Technology for WWW Oral

Marking Text Documents (Abstract)

S. Low , University of Melbourne
N. F. Maxemchuk , AT&T Labs - Research
pp. 13
WA02: Color Image Processing Oral

Color Image Enhancement Using Spatially Adaptive Saturation Feedback (Abstract)

Jeffrey J. Rodriguez , The University of Arizona
Bruce A. Thomas , The University of Arizona
Robin N. Strickland , The University of Arizona
pp. 30

Color Image Compression Using an Embedded Rate Scalable Approach (Abstract)

Edward J. Delp , Purdue University
Ke Shen , Purdue University
pp. 34

Selective Color Correction for Arbitrary Hues (Abstract)

Johji Tajima , NEC Corporation
Akira Inoue , NEC Corporation
pp. 38

The effects of interpolation and smoothing of color matching functions (Abstract)

H.J. Trussell , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
M.J. Vrhel , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 710

Fuzzy error diffusion of color images (Abstract)

D. Ozdemir , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
L. Akarun , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
E. Alpaydin , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 46
WA03: Image Segmentation II Oral

Segmentation of 2D and 3D images through a hierarchical clustering based on region modeling (Abstract)

Xinquan Shen , Sch. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Birmingham Univ., UK
M. Spann , Sch. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Birmingham Univ., UK
pp. 50

Fully Bayesian image segmentation-an engineering perspective (Abstract)

X. Descombes , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
R. Morris , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
J. Zerubia , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 54

Towards physics-based segmentation of photographic color images (Abstract)

J. Luo , Image Res. & Adv. Dev., Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY, USA
Hsien-Che Lee , Image Res. & Adv. Dev., Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY, USA
R.T. Gray , Image Res. & Adv. Dev., Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY, USA
pp. 58

Bayesian estimation of subpixel-resolution motion fields and high-resolution video stills (Abstract)

R.R. Schultz , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks, ND, USA
R.L. Stevenson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks, ND, USA
pp. 62

Psychovisually-based multiresolution image segmentation (Abstract)

M.G. Ramos , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
S.S. Hemami , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
M.A. Tamburro , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 66
WA04: Image Coding II Oral

Rate-Constrained Modular Predictive Residual Vector Quantization (Abstract)

Nasser M. Nasrabadi , US Army Research Laboratory
Lin-Cheng Wang , State University of New York at Buffalo
Syed A. Rizvi , College of Staten Island of City University of New York
pp. 102

Ultrasound Image Compression Based on Subband Decomposition and Speckle Synthesis (Abstract)

Jiebo Luo , Eastman Kodak Company,
Hongzhi Li , University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211
Chang Wen Chen , University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211
pp. 106

Classified adaptive prediction and entropy coding for lossless coding of images (Abstract)

F. Golchin , Sch. of Microelectron. Eng., Griffith Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
K.K. Paliwal , Sch. of Microelectron. Eng., Griffith Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 110

Multi-grid chain coding of binary shapes (Abstract)

F. Marques , Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
P. Nunes , Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
F. Pereira , Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 114
WA05: Image Recognition Poster

Classification of carbide distributions using scale selection and directional distributions (Abstract)

A. Pinz , Inst. for Comput. Graphics & Vision, Tech. Univ. Graz, Austria
K. Wiltschi , Inst. for Comput. Graphics & Vision, Tech. Univ. Graz, Austria
T. Lindeberg , Inst. for Comput. Graphics & Vision, Tech. Univ. Graz, Austria
pp. 122

Automatic license extraction from moving vehicles (Abstract)

Qian Huang , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
Yuntao Cui , Siemens Corp. Res. Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 126

A novel approach to robust blind classification of remote sensing imagery (Abstract)

D. Hatzinakos , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
D. Kundur , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
H. Leung , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 130

Using Steerable Filters for Illumination-Invariant Recognition in Multispectral Images (Abstract)

Lizhi Wang , University of California, Irvine
Glenn Healey , University of California, Irvine
pp. 138

Identification of mine-shaped objects based on an efficient phase stepped-frequency radar approach (Abstract)

O. Nymann , Dept. of Appl. Electron., Tech. Univ. Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
H.B.D. Sorensen , Dept. of Appl. Electron., Tech. Univ. Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
K.B. Jakobsen , Dept. of Appl. Electron., Tech. Univ. Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
pp. 142

A Universal HMM-Based Approach to Image Sequence Classification (Abstract)

Manfred Lang , Institute for Human-Machine-Communication
Peter Morguet , Institute for Human-Machine-Communication
pp. 146

Length Determination of DNA Fragments in Atomic Force Microscope Images (Abstract)

I.N. Bankman , The Johns Hopkins University
T.S. Spisz , The Johns Hopkins University
R. Reeves , The Johns Hopkins University
C.K. Seymour , The Johns Hopkins University
J.H. Hoh , The Johns Hopkins University
N. D'Costa , The Johns Hopkins University
pp. 154

Impulse restoration-based template-matching using the expectation-maximization algorithm (Abstract)

A. Abu-Naser , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
M.N. Wernick , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
N.P. Galatsanos , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 158

SVD and log-log frequency sampling with Gabor kernels for invariant pictorial recognition (Abstract)

Zhiqian Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
J. Ben-Arie , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 162

Wavelet features for statistical object localization without segmentation (Abstract)

H. Niemann , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
J. Posl , Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 170
WA06: Image Texture Analysis Poster

Orientation- and scale-invariant recognition of textures in multi-object scenes (Abstract)

B.J. Hosticka , Fraunhofer Inst. of Microelectron. Circuits & Syst., Duisburg, Germany
O. Pichler , Fraunhofer Inst. of Microelectron. Circuits & Syst., Duisburg, Germany
A. Teuner , Fraunhofer Inst. of Microelectron. Circuits & Syst., Duisburg, Germany
J.E. Santos Conde , Fraunhofer Inst. of Microelectron. Circuits & Syst., Duisburg, Germany
pp. 174

Feature-based cluster segmentation of image sequences (Abstract)

Phuong Ma , Image Process. Dept., Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Germany
J.-R. Ohm , Image Process. Dept., Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Germany
pp. 178

Texture Analysis and Classification with the Nonseparable Wavelet Transform (Abstract)

Srdjan Markovic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade
Aleksandra Mojsilovic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade
Miodrag Popovic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade
pp. 182

Image replacement through texture synthesis (Abstract)

H. Igehy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
L. Pereira , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 186

Concentric Circular Sampling for Texture Analysis (Abstract)

Farzin Deravi , University of Wales Swansea
Hamzah Arof , University of Wales Swansea
pp. 190

Wavelet methods for texture defect detection (Abstract)

G. Lambert , Inst. of Control Eng., Darmstadt Univ. of Technol., Germany
F. Bock , Inst. of Control Eng., Darmstadt Univ. of Technol., Germany
pp. 201

Texture Segmentation using Multiscale Hurst Features (Abstract)

Romain Murenzi , Clark Atlanta University
Lance M. Kaplan , Clark Atlanta University
pp. 205

Neural Network-Based Cloud Classification on Satellite Imagery Using Textural Features (Abstract)

Bin Tian , Thomas H. Vonder Haar, and Donald Reinke
Mahmood R. Azimi-Sadjadi , Thomas H. Vonder Haar, and Donald Reinke
pp. 209

An Optimization Approach to Unsupervised Hierarchical Texture Segmentation (Abstract)

J. Puzicha , University of Bonn
T. Hofmann , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J.M. Buhmann , University of Bonn
pp. 213

Texture element extraction via cepstral filtering of projections (Abstract)

A.C.G. Martins , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Calgary Univ., Alta., Canada
R.M. Rangayyan , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Calgary Univ., Alta., Canada
pp. 217
WA07: Stereo/Registration Poster

A Knowledge Based Approach to Automatic Image Registration (Abstract)

Stefan Growe , University of Hannover
Ralf Toenjes , University of Hannover
pp. 228

A Deformable Surface-Spine Model for 3-D Surface Registration (Abstract)

Yue Wang , Wendelin Hayes, Matthew T. Freedman, and Seong K. Mun
Qinfen Zheng , Wendelin Hayes, Matthew T. Freedman, and Seong K. Mun
Jianhua Xuan , Wendelin Hayes, Matthew T. Freedman, and Seong K. Mun
Tulay Adali , Wendelin Hayes, Matthew T. Freedman, and Seong K. Mun
pp. 236

Phase-based disparity estimation: a spatial approach (Abstract)

F. Dubeau , Dept. de Math. et d'Inf., Sherbrooke Univ., Que., Canada
D. Ziou , Dept. de Math. et d'Inf., Sherbrooke Univ., Que., Canada
A. El Zaart , Dept. de Math. et d'Inf., Sherbrooke Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 244

Stereo Vision, Residual Image Processing and Mars Rover Localization (Abstract)

Jon Petrescu , ORINCON Corporation
Larry Matthies , Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Byron Chen , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies Inc.
pp. 248

Stereo disparity computation in the DCT domain using genetic algorithms (Abstract)

T.J. Dennis , Dept. of Electron. Syst. Eng., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
C.L. Pagliari , Dept. of Electron. Syst. Eng., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
pp. 256

A Least-Squares-Based 2-D Filtering for Disparity Estimation (Abstract)

Bin Tian , Signal/Image Processing Laboratory
Mahmood R. Azimi-Sadjadi , Signal/Image Processing Laboratory
Sang-Hoon Seo , Signal/Image Processing Laboratory
pp. 260

Hierarchical stereo correspondence using features of gray connected components (Abstract)

Yang Wang , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Prabir Bhattacharya , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
pp. 264

Estimation of class membership functions for grey-level based image fusion (Abstract)

I. Bloch , Dept. Images, Ecole Nat. Superieure des Telecommun., Paris, France
D. Bijno , Dept. Images, Ecole Nat. Superieure des Telecommun., Paris, France
J. Muller , Dept. Images, Ecole Nat. Superieure des Telecommun., Paris, France
L. Aurdal , Dept. Images, Ecole Nat. Superieure des Telecommun., Paris, France
pp. 268

Automated registration of multimodality images by maximization of a region similarity measure (Abstract)

H. Pan , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
T.S. Huang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
N. Ahuja , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
R.L. Magin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
Z.-P. Liang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 272

Robust object extraction method using three cameras (Abstract)

M. Ohta , C&C Media Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
A. Marugame , C&C Media Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 276

Image Sequence Fusion Using a Shift-Invariant Wavelet Transform (Abstract)

Oliver Rockinger , Systems Technology Research, Intelligent Systems Group Daimler Benz AG
pp. 288
WA08: Character, Pattern, and Face Poster Recognition

Soft primitive extraction on handwritten digits (Abstract)

G. Roux , Lab. d'Inf., Ecole d'Ingenieurs en Inf. pour l'Ind., Tours, France
B. Vattolo , Lab. d'Inf., Ecole d'Ingenieurs en Inf. pour l'Ind., Tours, France
J.-P. Asselin de Beauville , Lab. d'Inf., Ecole d'Ingenieurs en Inf. pour l'Ind., Tours, France
N. Boujemaa , Lab. d'Inf., Ecole d'Ingenieurs en Inf. pour l'Ind., Tours, France
pp. 296

Higher order local autocorrelation features of PARCOR images for gesture recognition (Abstract)

T. Mishima , Div. of Inf. Sci., Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
Y. Kobayashi , Div. of Inf. Sci., Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
T. Kurita , Div. of Inf. Sci., Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
pp. 722

Estimation of the chin and cheek contours for precise face model adaptation (Abstract)

M. Kampmann , Inst. fur Theor. Nachrichtentech. und Inf., Hannover Univ., Germany
pp. 300

Phantom faces for face analysis (Abstract)

L. Wiskott , Inst. fur Neuroinf., Ruhr-Univ., Bochum, Germany
pp. 308

Recognizing chromospheric objects via Markov chain Monte Carlo (Abstract)

M.J. Turmon , Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
S. Mukhtar , Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 320

An off-line large vocabulary hand-written Chinese character recognizer (Abstract)

Chorkin Chan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ., Hong Kong
Pak-Kwong Wong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ., Hong Kong
pp. 324

Object Recognition with Luminance, Rotation and Location Invariance (Abstract)

Takami Satonaka , Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University()
Teresa H. Meng , Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University()
Takaaki Baba , Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University()
Tatsuo Otsuki , Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University()
Takao Chikamura , Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University()
pp. 336

An Affine Coordinate Based Algorithm for Reprojecting the Human Face for Identification Tasks (Abstract)

Kuntal Sengupta , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Jun Ohya , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 340
WA09: Optical Flow and Diffusion Poster

Optical Flow Determination Using Topology Preserving Mappings (Abstract)

John Bellando , University of Cincinnati
Ravi Kothari , University of Cincinnati
pp. 344

Morphological Anisotropic Diffusion (Abstract)

C. Andrew Segall , Oklahoma Imaging Laboratory
Scott T. Acton , Oklahoma Imaging Laboratory
pp. 348

Using mean field annealing to solve anisotropic diffusion problems (Abstract)

Hairong Qi , Center for Adv. Comput. & Commun., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
W.E. Snyder , Center for Adv. Comput. & Commun., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
G.L. Bilbro , Center for Adv. Comput. & Commun., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 352

Bandpass Optical Flow for Tagged MR Imaging (Abstract)

Stephanos Androutsellis-Theotokis , The Johns Hopkins University
Sandeep N. Gupta , The Johns Hopkins University
Jerry L. Prince , The Johns Hopkins University
pp. 364

Images as Embedding Maps and Minimal Surfaces: A Unified Approach for Image Diffusion (Abstract)

R. Malladi , University of California, Berkeley
N. Sochen , University of California, Berkeley
R. Kimmel , University of California, Berkeley
pp. 368
WP01: PDE and Image Diffusion Oral

Applied Partial Differential Variational Techniques (Abstract)

Alan Van Nevel , Signal Processing Technology Group
Gary A. Hewer , Signal Processing Technology Group
Charles S. Kenney , Signal Processing Technology Group
Lawrence A. Peterson , Signal Processing Technology Group
pp. 372

An axiomatic approach to image interpolation (Abstract)

C. Sbert , Dept. de Math., Univ. de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
J.-M. Morel , Dept. de Math., Univ. de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
V. Caselles , Dept. de Math., Univ. de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
pp. 376

Total variation image restoration: numerical methods and extensions (Abstract)

P. Blomgren , Dept. of Math., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
T.F. Chan , Dept. of Math., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.K. Wong , Dept. of Math., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
P. Mulet , Dept. of Math., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 384

Formation of Step Images During Anisotropic Diffusion (Abstract)

M. Kaveh , University of Minnesota
Yu-Li You , DTS Technology
pp. 388

Area Minimizing Flows (Abstract)

Allen Tannenbaum , University of Minnesota
Kaleem Siddiqi , Yale University
Steven W. Zucker , Yale University
pp. 392

Parallel Implementations of AOS Schemes: A Fast Way of Nonlinear Diffusion Filtering (Abstract)

J. Weickert , Utrecht University Hospital
W.J. Niessen , Utrecht University Hospital
B.M. ter Haar Romeny , Utrecht University Hospital
K.J. Zuiderveld , Utrecht University Hospital
pp. 396
WP02: Fuzzy and Neural Image Oral Processing

3D Object Recognition by Neural Trees (Abstract)

G.G. Pieroni , University of Udine
G.L. Foresti , University of Udine
pp. 408

Nonlinear Filtering of Noisy Images Using Neuro-Fuzzy Operators (Abstract)

Y. Wang , Mitani Sangyo Co.
X.-Y. Cheng , Mitani Sangyo Co.
I. Akiyama1 , Mitani Sangyo Co.
K. Itoh , Mitani Sangyo Co.
N. Taniguchi , Mitani Sangyo Co.
M. Nakajima , Mitani Sangyo Co.
pp. 412

Shape Recovery of Hybrid Reflectance Surface using Neural Network (Abstract)

Jong-Soo Choi , DChung-Ang University
Sun-Ho Lee , DChung-Ang University
Tae-Eun Kim , DChung-Ang University
Seok-Hyun Ryu , DChung-Ang University
pp. 416

Improving the performance of MPEG compatible encoders using on line retrainable neural network (Abstract)

A. Doulamis , Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
S. Kollias , Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
N. Doulamis , Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
pp. 424
WP03: Video Coding IV Oral

Channel-optimized subband video coding for channels with a power constraint (Abstract)

A. Fuldseth , Dept. of Telecommun., Norwegian Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Trondheim, Norway
T.A. Ramstad , Dept. of Telecommun., Norwegian Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Trondheim, Norway
pp. 428

Multimode Video Coding for Noisy Channels (Abstract)

Shankar L. Regunathan , University of California, Santa Barbara
Kenneth Rose , University of California, Santa Barbara
pp. 432

Video coding by region-based motion compensation and spatio-temporal wavelet transform (Abstract)

H. Klock , Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ., Bonn, Germany
A. Polzer , Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ., Bonn, Germany
J.M. Buhrmann , Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ., Bonn, Germany
pp. 436

2-D Mesh Geometry and Motion Compression for Efficient Object-Based Video Representation (Abstract)

P.J.L. Van Beek , University of Rochester
A.M. Tekalp , University of Rochester
A. Puri , University of Rochester
pp. 440

An object-oriented video codec based on region growing motion segmentation (Abstract)

Y. Yemez , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
E. Anarim , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
B. Sankur , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 444

Object Based Video with Progressive Foreground (Abstract)

D. M. Monro , University of Bath
J. A. Nicholls , University of Bath
Huijuan Li , University of Bath
pp. 448

Efficient layered video delivery over multicarrier systems using optimized embedded modulation (Abstract)

S.S. Pradhan , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
K. Ramchandran , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 452

Three-Dimensional DCT/WT Compression Using Motion Vector Segmentation for Low Bit-Rate Video Coding (Abstract)

Rae-Hong Park , Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Sogang University
Gi Hun Lee , Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Sogang University
Joon Ho Song , Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Sogang University
pp. 456

Video perceptual distortion measure: two-dimensional versus three-dimensional approaches (Abstract)

F.-H. Lin , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
R.M. Mersereau , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
W. Gass , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 460
WP04: Target Tracking Oral

Stability and sensitivity of topographic features for SAR target characterization (Abstract)

R. Meth , Center for Autom. Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
R. Chellappa , Center for Autom. Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 464

Multiresolution surface feature analysis for automatic target identification based on laser radar images (Abstract)

Q.A. Holmes , Environ. Res. Inst. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
X. Zhang , Environ. Res. Inst. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
D. Zhao , Environ. Res. Inst. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 468

Robust detection of SAR/IR targets via invariance (Abstract)

A.O. Hero , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
C. Guillouet , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 472

Optimal waveform selection for radar target classification (Abstract)

S.M. Sowelam , Gen. Electr. Corp. Res. & Dev. Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA
A.H. Tewfik , Gen. Electr. Corp. Res. & Dev. Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA
pp. 476

Adaptive detection for tracking moving biological objects in video microscopy sequences (Abstract)

C. Boulin , Eur. Molecular Biol. Lab., Heidelberg, Germany
J.-C. Olivo , Eur. Molecular Biol. Lab., Heidelberg, Germany
S.N. Ngoc , Eur. Molecular Biol. Lab., Heidelberg, Germany
F. Briquet-Laugier , Eur. Molecular Biol. Lab., Heidelberg, Germany
pp. 484

Joint segmentation and B-spline object contour modelling for object tracking and motion compensation in image sequences (Abstract)

T. Tjahjadi , Dept. of Appl. Electron., Chalmers Univ. of Technol., Goteborg, Sweden
Y.-H. Gu , Dept. of Appl. Electron., Chalmers Univ. of Technol., Goteborg, Sweden
V. Gui , Dept. of Appl. Electron., Chalmers Univ. of Technol., Goteborg, Sweden
pp. 492
WP05: Medical Image Analysis II Poster

Automated detection and matching of spots in autoradiogram images of two-dimensional electrophoresis for high-speed genome scanning (Abstract)

M. Nakazawa , Kanazawa Inst. of Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
Y. Watanabe , Kanazawa Inst. of Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
K. Takahashi , Kanazawa Inst. of Technol., Ishikawa, Japan
pp. 496

Wavelet transform for directional feature extraction in medical imaging (Abstract)

W. Qian , Dept. of Radiol., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
L. Li , Dept. of Radiol., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
F. Mao , Dept. of Radiol., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
L.P. Clarke , Dept. of Radiol., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 500

Automated measurements in obstetric ultrasound images (Abstract)

A.B.M. Youssef , Sci. Ultrasound Center, Cairo, Egypt
C.W. Hanna , Sci. Ultrasound Center, Cairo, Egypt
pp. 504

Quality enhancement of arterial measurements based on a more accurate stochastic model of X-ray cine-angiography (Abstract)

R.S. Lees , Healt Sci. & Tech., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
W.C. Karl , Healt Sci. & Tech., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
R.C. Chan , Healt Sci. & Tech., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 508

An image analysis system for automated detection of breast cancer nuclei (Abstract)

F. Schnorrenberg , Div. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
S. Kollias , Div. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
N. Tsapatsoulis , Div. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
C. Pattichis , Div. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece
pp. 512

An extensible knowledge-based architecture for segmenting computed tomography images (Abstract)

D.R. Aberle , Sch. of Med., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
J.G. Goldin , Sch. of Med., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
M.S. Brown , Sch. of Med., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
M.F. McNitt-Gray , Sch. of Med., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 516

Detection of spicules in mammograms (Abstract)

S. Yamamoto , Commun. Res. Lab., Minist. of Posts & Telecommun., Koganei, Japan
S.-I. Iisaku , Commun. Res. Lab., Minist. of Posts & Telecommun., Koganei, Japan
W. Tiu , Commun. Res. Lab., Minist. of Posts & Telecommun., Koganei, Japan
H. Jiang , Commun. Res. Lab., Minist. of Posts & Telecommun., Koganei, Japan
pp. 520

Enhancement of mammograms from oriented information (Abstract)

C.-M. Chang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
A. Laine , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
pp. 524

Classification of pulmonary nodules in thin-section CT images based on shape characterization (Abstract)

N. Moriyama , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
H. Ohmatsu , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
R. Kakinuma , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
M. Kaneko , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
K. Eguchi , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
N. Niki , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
Y. Kawata , Fac. of Eng., Tokushima Univ., Japan
pp. 528

Characterization of visually similar diffuse diseases from B-scan liver images with the nonseparable wavelet transform (Abstract)

M. Popovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Serbia
S. Markovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Serbia
A. Mojsilovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Serbia
pp. 547

Bias field correction of chest thin section CT images (Abstract)

M. Kubo , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
S. Nakagawa , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
N. Moriyama , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
T. Tozaki , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
N. Niki , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
N. Yamaguchi , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
H. Omatsu , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
M. Kaneko , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
K. Eguchi , Nat. Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokushima Univ., Japan
pp. 551
WP06: Image/Video Transmission Poster

Video coding for wireless varying bit-rate communications based on area of interest and region representation (Abstract)

M.G. Strintzis , Nantes Univ., France
J. Benois-Pineau , Nantes Univ., France
N. Sarris , Nantes Univ., France
D. Barba , Nantes Univ., France
pp. 555

On the application of turbo codes to the robust transmission of compressed images (Abstract)

R.L. Stevenson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Notre Dame Univ., IN, USA
Y.-F. Huang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Notre Dame Univ., IN, USA
J. He , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Notre Dame Univ., IN, USA
D.J. Costello, Jr. , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Notre Dame Univ., IN, USA
pp. 559

Robustness of multiplexing protocols for audio-visual services over wireless networks (Abstract)

M.R. Frater , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
M.R. Pickering , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
W.S. Lee , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
J.F. Arnold , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
pp. 563

Accurate bit-rate and quality control for the MPEG video coder (Abstract)

G.A. Mian , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
S. Bilato , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
R. Rinaldo , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
G. Calvagno , Dipt. di Elettronica e Inf., Padova Univ., Italy
pp. 571

Progressive transmission of images using block wavelet transform (Abstract)

K. Panusopone , Power Telecommun. Team, KERI, Kyungnam, South Korea
K.R. Rao , Power Telecommun. Team, KERI, Kyungnam, South Korea
Young Huh , Power Telecommun. Team, KERI, Kyungnam, South Korea
pp. 575

A diversity-based scheme for reducing error propagation in video (Abstract)

J.F. Arnold , Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
M.R. Pickering , Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
W.S. Lee , Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
M.R. Frater , Australian Defence Force Acad., Canberra, ACT, Australia
pp. 582

Joint control of MPEG VBR video over ATM networks (Abstract)

T. Andrade , INESC, Porto, Portugal
V. Teixeira , INESC, Porto, Portugal
L. Teixeira , INESC, Porto, Portugal
pp. 586

Wavelet packet-based progressive image transmission by prioritized subband selection and multistage quantization (Abstract)

Gi Hun Lee , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Sogang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Rae-Hong Park , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Sogang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Joon Ho Song , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Sogang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 590
WP07: Motion Compensation Poster

A gradient based fast search algorithm for warping motion compensation schemes (Abstract)

N.G. Kingsbury , Dept. of Eng., Cambridge Univ., UK
A.C. Kokaram , Dept. of Eng., Cambridge Univ., UK
D.B. Bradshaw , Dept. of Eng., Cambridge Univ., UK
pp. 602

A hierarchical block motion estimation algorithm using partial distortion measure (Abstract)

Lai-Man Po , CityU Image Process. Lab., City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chok-Kwan Cheung , CityU Image Process. Lab., City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
pp. 606

A new prediction model search algorithm for fast block motion estimation (Abstract)

Jie-Bin Xu , CityU Image Process. Lab., City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chok-Kwan Cheung , CityU Image Process. Lab., City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lai-Man Po , CityU Image Process. Lab., City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
pp. 610

Motion compensation in color video with illumination variations (Abstract)

Ze-Nian Li , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, BC, Canada
Jie Wei , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, BC, Canada
pp. 614

Motion compensation using region constrained warping predictio (Abstract)

Dong-Il Chang , Lab. of Image Commun., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
Choong Woong Lee , Lab. of Image Commun., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
Joonhyun Sung , Lab. of Image Commun., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
pp. 618
WP07: Motion Compensation Poster

Joint application of overlapped block motion compensation and loop filtering for low bit-rate video coding (Abstract)

M.T. Orchard , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
B.W. Dickinson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
Bo Tao , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 626

A new approach to global motion compensation which reduces video encoding complexity (Abstract)

C.D. Creusere , Naval Air Warfare Centre Weapons Div., China Lake, CA, USA
pp. 634

Overlapped variable size block motion compensation (Abstract)

Jiajun Zhang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
M.O. Ahmad , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
M.N.S. Swamy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 642

An adaptive interpolation scheme for 2-D mesh motion compensation (Abstract)

T. Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
K.J.R. Liu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
Pohsiang Hsu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 646

Switched control grid interpolation for motion compensated video coding (Abstract)

P. Moulin , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
P. Ishwar , Beckman Inst. for Adv. Sci. & Technol., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 650
WP08: Image Coding III Poster

A simple and efficient hierarchical image coder (Abstract)

J. Andrew , Canon Inf. Syst. Res., North Ryde, NSW, Australia
pp. 658

A new error criterion for near-lossless image compression (PDF)

N. Memon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL, USA
N. Moayeri , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL, USA
pp. 662

Enhanced fractal image coding by combining IFS and VQ (Abstract)

A. Gersho , Dept. of Multimedia Commun., Inst. EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France
J.-L. Dugelay , Dept. of Multimedia Commun., Inst. EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 726

Investigations on the influence of lossy shape coding on DCT-based, contour-adaptive texture coding (Abstract)

K. Schroder , Lehrstuhl fur Nachrichtentechnik, Dortmund Univ., Germany
pp. 666

An uncertainty analysis of some real functions for image processing applications (Abstract)

T.R. Reed , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
J.A. Bloom , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
pp. 670

VQ index coding for high-fidelity medical image compression (Abstract)

Wai Yin Ng , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Wen Jiang , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Xiaolin Wu , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
pp. 678

A vector quantization algorithm based on the nearest neighbor of the furthest color (Abstract)

C. Charrier , Equipe Ingenierie de la Vision, Univ. Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
H. Cherifi , Equipe Ingenierie de la Vision, Univ. Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
A. Tremeau , Equipe Ingenierie de la Vision, Univ. Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
pp. 682

Variable block size adaptive lapped transform-based image coding (Abstract)

V.K. Madisetti , Centre for Signal & Image Process., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
T.J. Klausutis , Centre for Signal & Image Process., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 686

OCR-based rate-distortion analysis of residual coding (Abstract)

O.E. Kia , Lab. of Inf. Technol., Nat. Inst. of Stand. & Technol., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
D.S. Doermann , Lab. of Inf. Technol., Nat. Inst. of Stand. & Technol., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
pp. 690

Joint adaptive space and frequency basis selection (Abstract)

Shih-Fu Chang , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
J.R. Smith , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 702
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