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Pattern Recognition, International Conference on (2000)
Barcelona, Spain
Sept. 3, 2000 to Sept. 8, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0750-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 02.1A. Statistical Pattern Recognition I

Classifiers in Almost Empty Spaces (Abstract)

Robert P.W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
pp. 2001

A Theoretical Framework for Dynamic Classifier Selection (Abstract)

Fabio Roli , University of Cagliari
Giorgio Giacinto , University of Cagliari
pp. 2008

Classifiers for Dissimilarity-Based Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

Robert P. W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
Elzbieta Pekalska , Delft University of Technology
pp. 2012

Constructing Optimized Prototypes for Nearest Neighbor Classifiers (Abstract)

C.C. Chiang , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J.W. Shieh , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
E. Grimson , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Y.S. Huang , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 2017

Distance between Histograms of Angular Measurements and its Application to Handwritten Character Similarity (Abstract)

Sargur N. Srihari , State University of New York at Buffalo
Sung-Hyuk Cha , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 2021
Session O2.1B. Statistical Pattern Recognition II

A Histogram-Based Classifier on Overlapped Bins (Abstract)

Masaru Shimbo , Hokkaido University
Hideyuki Imai , Hokkaido University
Mineichi Kudo , Hokkaido University
pp. 2029

An Improved Point Proximity Matrix for Modal Matching (Abstract)

Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
Marco Carcassoni , University of York
pp. 2034

Experiments with an Extended Tangent Distance (Abstract)

Hermann Ney , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
Daniel Keysers , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
Thomas Theiner , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
Joerg Dahmen , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
pp. 2038

Measuring the Complexity of Classification Problems (Abstract)

Tin Kam Ho , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Mitra Basu , City University of New York
pp. 2043

Reject Option for VQ-Based Bayesian Classification (Abstract)

Anil Jain , Michigan State University
Aditya Vailaya , Michigan State University
pp. 2048
Plenary Session 02.2A-P1

Pattern Recognition Meets the World Wide Web (Abstract)

Byron Dom , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 2052
Session O2.2A. Mixture Models

Pen Computing: Challenges and Applications (Abstract)

Thomas Zimmerman , IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center
Jayashree Subrahmonia , IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center
pp. 2060

Evaluation of a Modified Parzen Classifier in High Dimensional Spaces (Abstract)

Yoshihiko Muto , Ube National College of Technology
Hirokazu Nagase , Yamaguc hi University
Yoshihiko Hamamoto , Yamaguc hi University
pp. 2067

Mixture Densities for Video Objects Recognition (Abstract)

Roger Mohr , INRIA Rh?ne-Alpes and GRAVIR-CNRS
Riad Hammoud , INRIA Rh?ne-Alpes and GRAVIR-CNRS
pp. 2071

Clustering Very Large Databases Using EM Mixture Models (Abstract)

P.S. Bradley , Microsoft Research
U.M. Fayyad , digiMine.com
C.A. Reina , Microsoft Research
pp. 2076

Radial Basis Function Networks and Complexity Regularization in Function Learning and Classification (Abstract)

Balázs Kégl , Queen's University
Adam Krzyzak , Concordia University
Heinrich Niemann , University of Erlangen-N?rnberg
pp. 2081

Unsupervised Selection and Estimation of Finite Mixture Models (Abstract)

Mário A. T. Figueiredo , Instituto Superior T?cnico
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 2087
Session O2.2B. Feature Selection

A Feature Space for Face Image Processing (Abstract)

John Robinson , Memorial University of Newfoundland
Qing Song , Memorial University of Newfoundland
pp. 2097

Performance Perturbation Analysis of Eigen-Systems (Abstract)

WenYi Zhao , University of Maryland
pp. 2105

Supervised Principal Component Analysis Using a Smooth Classifier Paradigm (Abstract)

Stavros J. Perantonis , National Center for Scientific Research ?Demokritos?
Sergios Petridis , National Center for Scientific Research ?Demokritos?
Vassilis Virvilis , National Center for Scientific Research ?Demokritos?
pp. 2109
Session O2.3A. Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition

Recent Developments in Graph Matching (Abstract)

Horst Bunke , University of Bern
pp. 2117

A Structural Deformable Model with Application to Post-Recognition of Handwritings (Abstract)

Chris K.Y. Tsang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Fu-lai Chung , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 2129

Attributed Tree Homomorphism Using Association Graphs (Abstract)

Steven W. Zucker , Yale University
Kaleem Siddiqi , McGill University
Marcello Pelillo , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia
Massimo Bartoli , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia
pp. 2133

Decoding Population Codes (Abstract)

Richard C. Wilson , University of York
Niklas Lüdtke , University of York
pp. 2137
Session O2.3B. Multiple Classifiers

A Hierarchical Multiple Classifier Learning Algorithm (Abstract)

Yu-Yu Chou , University of Washington
Linda G. Shapiro , University of Washington
pp. 2152

Another Look at Combining Rejection-Based Pattern Classifiers (Abstract)

Carl Frélicot , Universit? de La Rochelle
Laurent Mascarilla , Universit? de La Rochelle
pp. 2156

Design of Effective Multiple Classifier Systems by Clustering of Classifiers (Abstract)

Giorgio Fumera , University of Cagliari
Fabio Roli , University of Cagliari
Giorgio Giacinto , University of Cagliari
pp. 2160

Improving the Performance of the Product Fusion Strategy (Abstract)

Josef Kittler , University of Surrey
Fuad M. Alkoot , University of Surrey
pp. 2164

Is Independence Good For Combining Classifiers? (Abstract)

C.A. Shipp , University of Wales
L.I. Kuncheva , University of Wales
R.P.W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
C.J. Whitaker , University of Wales
pp. 2168
Session O2.4A. Clustering

Neuroadaptive Robots (Abstract)

Carme Torras , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica Industrial
pp. 2172

Active Learning for Hierarchical Pairwise Data Clustering (Abstract)

J. Buhmann , Universit?t Bonn
T. Zöller , Universit?t Bonn
pp. 2186

Clustering Under a Hypothesis of Smooth Dissimilarity Increments (Abstract)

José M.N. Leitão , Instituto Superior T?cnico
Ana L.N. Fred , Instituto Superior T?cnico
pp. 2190

Rival Penalized Competitive Learning for Model-Based Sequence Clustering (Abstract)

Martin H. Law , Hong Kong Baptist University
James T. Kwok , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 2195
Session O2.4B. Learning and Generalization

Circular ECOC: A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis (Abstract)

Reza Ghaderi , University of Surrey
Terry Windeatt , University of Surrey
pp. 2203

Scaling-Up Support Vector Machines Using Boosting Algorithm (Abstract)

Jianchang Mao , IBM Almaden Research Center
Dmitry Pavlov , University of California at Irvine
Byron Dom , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 2219
Session P2.1A. Document Analysis I

A Video Text Detection System Based on Automated Training (Abstract)

Huiping Li , University of Maryland at College P ark
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College P ark
pp. 2223

Cursive Handwriting Recognition Using the Hough Transform and a Neural Network (Abstract)

José Ruiz-Pinales , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications de Paris
Eric Lecolinet , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications de Paris
pp. 2231

Gray-Scale Character Image Recognition Based on Fuzzy DCT Transform Features (Abstract)

Changsong Liu , Tsinghua University
Xuewen Wang , Tsinghua University
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
pp. 2235

Hand-Drawn Symbol Recognition in Graphic Documents Using Deformable Template Matching and a Bayesian Framework (Abstract)

Ernest Valveny , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Enric Martí , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 2239

Improving Arc Detection in Graphics Recognition (Abstract)

Gérald Masini , LORIA-CNRS
Karl Tombre , LORIA-INPL
Philippe Dosch , Universit? de Nancy 2
pp. 2243

Optimizing the Recognition Rates of Unconstrained Handwritten Numerals Using Biorthogonal Spline Wavelets (Abstract)

Suzete E.N. Correia , Universidade Federal da Para?ba - Campus II
João M. de Carvalho , Universidade Federal da Para?ba - Campus II
pp. 2251
Session P2.1A. Medical Applications

A Multi-Window Approach to Classify Histological Features (Abstract)

Lilian H.Y. Tang , University of Cambridge
Horace H.S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
Ringo W.K. Lam , City University of Hong Kong
R. Hanka , University of Cambridge
Kent K.T. Cheung , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 2259

Abdominal Organ Recognition Using 3D Mathematical Morphology (Abstract)

Lixu Gu , Toyohashi University of Technology
Toyohisa Kaneko , Toyohashi University of Technology
Hideyuki Fujimoto , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 2263

Detection of Masses in Mammograms Using Texture Features (Abstract)

Keir Bovis , University of Exeter
Sameer Singh , University of Exeter
pp. 2267

Image Prototype Similarity Matching for Lymph Node Hemopathology (Abstract)

Francisco Vega , Complexo Hospitalirio
David N. Olivieri , Universidade de Vigo
pp. 2279

Profile and Feature Extraction from Chromosomes (Abstract)

Gernot Schreib , Universit?t Passau
Gunter Ritter , Universit?t Passau
pp. 2287

Shape Extraction of Volumetric Images of Filamentous Bacteria Using Topology Adaptive Self Organization (Abstract)

V. Liebscher , IBB, GSF
S.K. Parui , Indian Statistical Institute
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
U. Bhattacharya , Indian Statistical Institute
K. Rodenacker , IBB, GSF
A. Datta , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 2291

Similarity Measures for Histological Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Ringo W.K. Lam , City University of Hong Kong
Kent K.T. Cheung , City University of Hong Kong
Lilian H.Y. Tang , University of Cambridge
R. Hanka , University of Cambridge
Horace H.S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 2295

Training Neural Networks to Count White Blood Cells via a Minimum Counting Error Objective Function (Abstract)

Nipon Theera-Umpon , University of Missouri at Columbia
Paul D. Gader , University of Missouri at Columbia
pp. 2299
Session P2.1A. Remote Sensing

Finding Green River in SeaWiFS Satellite Images (Abstract)

W. Yao , University of South Florida
D.B. Goldgof , University of South Florida
F. Muller-Karger , University of South Florida
L.O. Hall , University of South Florida
pp. 2307

Pattern Recognition in Spatial Data: A New Method of Seismic Explorations for Oil and Gas in Crystalline Basement Rocks (Abstract)

Sergey Dvoenko , Tula State University
Vadim Mottl , Tula State University
Vladimir Levyant , Central Geophysical Expedition
Ilya Muchnik , Rutgers University
pp. 2315
Session P2.1B. Document Analysis II

A Methodology of Combining HMM and MLP Classifiers for Cursive Word Recognition (Abstract)

Jin Ho Kim , Concordia University and Kyungil University
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
Christine P. Nadal , Concordia University
Kye Kyung Kim , Concordia University
pp. 2319

A New Segmentation Approach for Handwritten Digits (Abstract)

Robert Sabourin , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure
Flávio Bortolozzi , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Luiz E. Soares de Oliveira , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Edouard Lethelier , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 2323

Adaptive Combination of Classifiers and its Application to Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition (Abstract)

B.H. Xiao , Chinese Academy of Sciences
C.H. Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
R.W. Dai , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 2327

Controlling On-Line Adaptation of a Prototype-Based Classifier for Handwritten Characters (Abstract)

Jari Kangas , Nokia Research Center
Erkki Oja , Helsinki University of Technology
Vuokko Vuori , Helsinki University of Technology
Jorma Laaksonen , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 2331

Gray-Scale Character Recognition by Gabor Jets Projection (Abstract)

N. Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
M. Etoh , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
K. Kondo , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
H. Yoshimura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 2335

Hidden Markov Random Field Based Approach for Off-Line Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition (Abstract)

Rongchun Zhao , Northwestern Polytechnic University
Zheru Chi , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
David D. Feng , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Qing Wang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Northwestern Polytechnic University
pp. 2347

Off-Line Unconstrained Farsi Handwritten Word Recognition Using Fuzzy Vector Quantization and Hidden Markov Word Models (Abstract)

M. Dehghan , Amirkabir University of Technology and M. Ahmadi
K. Faez , Amirkabir University of Technology
M. Ahmadi , University of Windsor
M. Shridhar , University of Michigan
pp. 2351

Off-Line Skilled Forgery Detection Using Stroke and Sub-Stroke Properties (Abstract)

Azriel Rosenfeld , University of Maryland at College Park
Jinhong K. Guo , Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 2355

On-Line Writing-Box-Free Recognition of Handwritten Japanese Text Considering Character Size Variations (Abstract)

Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Takahiro Fukushima , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 2359
Session P2.1B. Feature Selection

Automatic Feature Selection - A Hybrid Statistical Approach (Abstract)

Hong Guo , University of Michigan-Dearborn
Yi Lu Murphey , University of Michigan-Dearborn
pp. 2382

Cost-Based Feature Subset Selection for Interactive Image Analysis (Abstract)

A. Annoni , Space Applications Institute
P.C. Smits , Space Applications Institute
pp. 2386

Generalized Non-Reducible Descriptors (Abstract)

Ventzeslav Valev , St. Louis University
Bülent Sankur , Bogazici University
Petia Radeva , Computer Vision Center
pp. 2394

Multi-Class Linear Feature Extraction by Nonlinear PCA (Abstract)

Marco Loog , Delft University of Technology and Philips Research Laboratories
Robert P.W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
R. Haeb-Umbach , Philips Research Laboratories
pp. 2398

Optimizing Feature Extraction for Multiclass Problems (Abstract)

Euisun Choi , Yonsei University
Chulhee Lee , Yonsei University
pp. 2402

Validation of Relative Feature Importance Using a Natural Data Set (Abstract)

M.H. Loew , George Washington University
H.J. Holz , George Washington University
pp. 2414
Session P2.2A. Applications I

A Comparison of Global versus Local Color Histograms for Object Recognition (Abstract)

David Guillamet , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona,
Jordi Vitrià , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona,
pp. 2422

A Link between Shape and Phase (Abstract)

V. Chandran , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 2426

Automated Construction of Image Processing Procedure Based on Misclassification Condition (Abstract)

Toshihiro Hamada , Kagawa Prefectural Industrial Technology Center
Jun-ichiro Toriwaki , Nagoya University
Jun-ichi Hasegawa , Chukyo University
Akinobu Shimizu , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 2430

Foreground-Background Segmentation by Cellular Neural Networks (Abstract)

D. Tsaptsinos , Kingston University
G.A. Jones , Kingston University
P.R. Giaccone , Kingston University
pp. 2438

Image Analysis by Accumulative Hopfield Matching (Abstract)

Hung-Tat Tsui , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wen-Jing Li , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tong Lee , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 2442

Power Load Forecasting Using Neural Canonical Correlates (Abstract)

Pei Ling Lai , University of Paisley
Colin Fyfe , University of Paisley
Shang Jen Chuang , University of Paisley
pp. 2455

Short-Term Water Demand Forecasting Using Artificial Neural Networks: IIT Kanpur Experience (Abstract)

Umesh Chandra Joshi , Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur
Ashu Jain , Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur
Ashish Kumar Varshney , Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur
pp. 2459
Session P2.2A. Comparative Evaluation

A Comparative Study of Different Segmentation Approaches for Audio Track Indexing (Abstract)

J. Kittler , University of Surrey
Y. Li , University of Surrey
Ehs Chilton , University of Surrey
M. Pandit , University of Surrey
pp. 2467

Automatic Evaluation of Algorithms over the Internet (Abstract)

Kostas Sarampalis , University of Essex
Simon Lucas , University of Essex
pp. 2471

Comparison of Clustering Methods for MLP-Based Speaker Verification (Abstract)

Jong-Hei Ra , Sungkyunkwan University
Moon-Hyun Kim , Sungkyunkwan University
Ig-Tae Um , Sungkyunkwan University
pp. 2475
Session P2.2A. Fusion

A Unified View of Rank-Based Decision Combination (Abstract)

Mübeccel Demirekler , Middle East Technical University
Afsar Saranli , Middle East Technical University
pp. 2479

Application of Fuzzy Integrals in Fusion of Classifiers for Low Error Rate Handwritten Numerals Recognition (Abstract)

M. Sid Ahmed , University of Windsor
M. Shridhar , University of Michigan-Dearborn
M. Ahmadi , University of Windsor
S. Beiraghi , University of Windsor
pp. 2487

Combining Acoustic and Visual Classifiers for the Recognition of Spoken Sentences (Abstract)

Xiaoyi Jiang , University of Bern
Horst Bunke , University of Bern
Keren Yu , University of Bern
pp. 2491

Combining Independent and Unbiased Classifiers Using Weighted Average (Abstract)

Aurélio C. Campilho , Instituto de Eng. Biom?dica and University of Porto
Luís A. Alexandre , University of Beira and Instituto de Eng. Biom?dica
Mohamed Kamel , University of Waterloo
pp. 2495
Session P2.2B. Applications II

A New Automatic Quasar Recognition Technique Based on PCA and the Hough Transform (Abstract)

Zhan-yi Hu , Chinese Academy of Science
Ling-yun Huang , Chinese Academy of Science
Feng-mei Sun , Chinese Academy of Science and North China University of Technology
pp. 2499

A Temporal-Difference Model of Perceptual Stability in Color Vision (Abstract)

J. Kevin O'Regan , Universitaire de Boulogne
James J. Clark , McGill University
pp. 2503

Automatic Recognition of Wild Flowers (Abstract)

Toyohisa Kaneko , Toyohashi University of Technology
Takeshi Saitoh , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 2507

Color Information as a Third Dimension in Fourier Transform and Correlation (Abstract)

María J. Yzuel , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Jose Nicolás , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Juan Campos , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 2515

Continuity Perception Using a Multiagent System: An Application to Growth Ring Detection on Fish Otoliths (Abstract)

Abdessalam Benzinou , Ecole Nationale d'Ing?nieurs de Brest
Vincent Rodin , Ecole Nationale d'Ing?nieurs de Brest
Anne Guillaud , Ecole Nationale d'Ing?nieurs de Brest
Jean Le Bihan , Ecole Nationale d'Ing?nieurs de Brest
Hervé Troadec , Institut Fran?ais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation des Mers
pp. 2519

Evolving Fuzzy Neural Network for Camera Operations Recognition (Abstract)

Nikola Kasabov , University of Otago
Irena Koprinska , University of Otago
pp. 2523

Extraction of Fractal Feature for Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

Ernest C M. Lam , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yu Tao , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yuan Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 2527

Invariant Grey-Scale Features for 3D Sensor-Data (Abstract)

Sven Siggelkow , University of Freiburg
Marc Schael , University of Freiburg
pp. 2531

Novelty Detection in Airframe Strain Data (Abstract)

Simon J. Hickinbotham , University of York
James Austin , University of York
pp. 2536

Pedestrian Recognition by Classification of Image Sequences - Global Approaches vs. Local Spatio-Temporal Processing (Abstract)

U. Kreßel , DaimlerChrysler
C. Wöhler , DaimlerChrysler
J.K. Anlauf , Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit?t Bonn
pp. 2540

Texture Classification of Graylevel Images by Multiscale Cross-Cooccurrence Matrices (Abstract)

Thomas Lehmann , Aachen University of Technology
Christoph Palm , Aachen University of Technology
Til Aach , Medical University of L?
Volker Metzler , Medical University of L?
pp. 2549
Session P2.2B. Document Analysis III

A Floating Feature Detector for Handwritten Numeral Recognition (Abstract)

Alex C Kot , Nanyang Technological University
Zhang Ping , Nanyang Technological University
Chen Lihui , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 2553

A Gurmukhi Script Recognition System (Abstract)

Chandan Singh , Punjabi University
G.S. Lehal , Punjabi University
pp. 2557

A Run-Length Coding Based Approach to Stroke Extraction of Chinese Characters (Abstract)

Kuo-Chin Fan , National Central University
Wei-Hsien Wu , National Central University
pp. 2565

Cursive Digit and Character Recognition on Cedar Database (Abstract)

Sameer Singh , University of Exeter
Mark Hewitt , University of Exeter
pp. 2569

Ink-Link (Abstract)

George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Adnan El-Nasan , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
pp. 2573

Interpolation/Decimation Scheme Applied to Size Normalization of Characters Images (Abstract)

João M. de Carvalho , Universidade Federal da Para?ba - Campus II
José Josemar de Oliveira Jr , Universidade Federal da Para?ba - Campus II
Luciana R. Veloso , Universidade Federal da Para?ba - Campus II
pp. 2577

Multivariate Structural Bernoulli Mixtures for Recognition of Handwritten Numerals (Abstract)

Petr Somol , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Pavel Pudil , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Jirí Grim , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
pp. 2585

On-Line Handwritten Formula Recognition with Integrated Correction Recognition and Execution (Abstract)

Andreas Kosmala , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Anja Brakensiek , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Gerhard Rigoll , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
pp. 2590

Recognition of Unconstrained Handwritten Numeral Strings by Composite Segmentation Method (Abstract)

Jin Ho Kim , Kyungil University
Kye Kyung Kim , Concordia University
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
pp. 2594

Segmentation of Handwritten Connected Numeral String Using Background and Foreground Analysis (Abstract)

Jhing-Fa Wang , National Cheng Kung University
Yi-Kai Chen , National Cheng Kung University
pp. 2598

Vector Templates for Symbol Recognition (Abstract)

Juraj Pivovarov , University of Calgary
J.R. Parker , University of Calgary
Dominik Royko , University of Calgary
pp. 2602

Video Caption Image Enhancement for an Efficient Character Recognition (Abstract)

Sangshin Kwak , Soongsil University
Yeongwoo Choi , Sookmyung Women's University
Kyusik Chung , Soongsil University
pp. 2606
Session P2.2B. Mixture Models

Constrained Mixture Modeling of Intrinsically Low-Dimensional Distributions (Abstract)

Ben Kröse , University of Amsterdam
Joris Portegies Zwart , University of Amsterdam
pp. 2610

Invariant Image Object Recognition Using Mixture Densities (Abstract)

Hermann Ney , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
Daniel Keysers , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
Mark Oliver Güld , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
Joerg Dahmen , RWTH Aachen - University of Technology
pp. 2614

Semi-Parametric Signal Classification (Abstract)

Richard H. Glendinning , Defense Evaluation and Research Agency
Amanda J. Goode , Defense Evaluation and Research Agency
pp. 2622
Session P2.3A. Learning and Generalization

An Image Storage System Using Complex-Valued Associative Memories (Abstract)

Yukio Kosugi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Hiroyuki Aoki , Tokyo National College of Technology
pp. 2626

Effect of the Feature Vector Size on the Generalization Error: The Case of MLPNN and RBFNN Classifiers (Abstract)

Rached Tourki , Electronics and Micro-Electronic Laboratory
Jihène El Malek , Electronics and Micro-Electronic Laboratory
Adel M. Alimi , University of Sfax
pp. 2630

Handwritten Character Segmentation Using Transformation-Based Learning (Abstract)

N. Fakotakis , University of Patras
G. Kokkinakis , University of Patras
E. Stamatatos , University of Patras
E. Kavallieratou , University of Patras
pp. 2634

Image Associative Memory (Abstract)

Josep Amat , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Javier Cortadellas , Universitat Ram?n Llull
pp. 2638

Learning Sparse Multiple Cause Models (Abstract)

Milind Naphade , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Brendan Frey , University of Waterloo
Lawrence Chen , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 2642

Learning to Extract Temporal Signal Patterns from Temporal Signal Sequence (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Pengyu Hong , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
pp. 2648

Successive Learning of Linear Discriminant Analysis: Sanger-Type Algorithm (Abstract)

H. Mizoguchi , Saitama University
K. Hiraoka , Saitama University
T. Mishima , Saitama University
M. Hamahira , Saitama University
S. Yoshizawa , Saitama University
K. Hidai , Saitama University
pp. 2664

The Role of Subclasses in Machine Diagnostics (Abstract)

Marina Skurichina , Delft University of Technology
Alexander Ypma , Delft University of Technology
Robert P.W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
pp. 2668
Session P2.3A. Statistical Pattern Recognition I

Data Description in Subspaces (Abstract)

David M.J. Tax , Delft University of Technology
Robert P.W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
pp. 2672

Outlier Rejection with MLPs and Variants of RBF Networks (Abstract)

Jinhui Liu , University of Missouri - Columbia,
Paul Gader , University of Missouri - Columbia,
pp. 2680

Rough Histograms for Robust Statistics (Abstract)

Frédéric Comby , Universit? Montpellier II
Olivier Strauss , Universit? Montpellier II
Marie-José Aldon , Universit? Montpellier II
pp. 2684

Switching Regression Models Using Ambiguity and Distance Rejects: Application to Ionogram Analysis (Abstract)

M. Ménard , Universite de La Rochelle
P. Dardignac , Universite de La Rochelle
V. Courboulay , Universite de La Rochelle
pp. 2688

Winner-Update Algorithm for Nearest Neighbor Search (Abstract)

Yi-Ping Hung , Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University
Chiou-Shann Fuh , National Taiwan University
Yong-Sheng Chen , Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University
pp. 2704
Session P2.3A. Support Vector Machines

Data Condensation in Large Databases by Incremental Learning with Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Sankar K. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
C.A. Murthy , Indian Statistical Institute
Pabitra Mitra , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 2708

Retrieval of the Top N Matches with Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
Jae-Jin Kim , Korea University
Bon-Woo Hwang , Korea University
pp. 2716

Support Vector Machine and its Application in Handwritten Numeral Recognition (Abstract)

Bin Zhao , Tsinghua University
Shao-wei Xia , Tsinghua University
Yong Liu , Tsinghua University
pp. 2720
Session P2.3B. Clustering

A Support Vector Clustering Method (Abstract)

David Horn , Tel Aviv University
Asa Ben-Hur , Technion
Vladimir Vapnik , AT&T Labs Research
pp. 2724

A New Algorithm for Time Series Prediction by Temporal Fuzzy Clustering (Abstract)

Shai Policker , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Amir B. Geva , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
pp. 2728

Clustering Data: Dealing with High Density Variations (Abstract)

Y. Lecourtier , University of Rouen
A. Ennaji , University of Rouen
A. Ribert , University of Rouen
pp. 2736

Fuzzy C-Means in an MDL-Framework (Abstract)

Horst Bischof , Vienna University of Technology
Alexander Selb , Vienna University of Technology
Ale? Leonardis , University of Ljubljana
pp. 2740
Session P2.3B. Statistical Pattern Recognition II

A Theoretical Justification of Nearest Feature Line Method (Abstract)

Stan Z. Li , Nanyang Technological University
Zonglin Zhou , Nanyang Technological University
Kap Luk Chan , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 2759

A Theoretically Optimal Probabilistic Classifier Using Class-Specific Features (Abstract)

Paul M. Baggenstoss , Universit?t Erlangen-N?rnberg
Heinrich Niemann , Universit?t Erlangen-N?rnberg
pp. 2763

Classifier Design Based on the Use of Nearest Neighbor Samples (Abstract)

Yoshihiko Hamamoto , Yamaguchi University
Yoshihiro Mitani , Yamaguchi Junior College
pp. 2769

Use of Bootstrap Samples in Quadratic Classifier Design (Abstract)

Y. Hamamoto , Yamaguchi University
T. Miyamoto , Yamaguchi University
Y. Mitani , Yamaguchi Junior College
pp. 2789
Session P2.4A. Biometrics I

An Attractiveness Evaluation Model Based on the Physical Features of Image Regions (Abstract)

Seiji Inokuchi , Osaka University
Shoji Tanaka , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Labs
Yuichi Iwadate , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Labs
pp. 2793

Biometric Personal Identification Based on Handwriting (Abstract)

Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yong Zhu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 2797

Biometric Personal Identification Based on Iris Patterns (Abstract)

Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yong Zhu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 2801

Blurred Face Recognition via a Hybrid Network Architecture (Abstract)

Inna Stainvas , Tel-Aviv University
Nathan Intrator , Tel-Aviv University
pp. 2805

Classifying Range Images of Human Faces with Hausdorff Distance (Abstract)

Bernard Achermann , University of Bern
Horst Bunke , University of Bern
pp. 2809

Discriminant Component Analysis for Face Recognition (Abstract)

WenYi Zhao , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 2818

Ear Biometrics in Computer Vision (Abstract)

Wilhelm Burger , Hagenberg Polytechnic
Mark Burge , Armstrong Atlantic State University
pp. 2822

Eigenhill vs. Eigenface and Eigenedge (Abstract)

Muhittin Gökmen , Istanbul Technical University
Alper Yilmaz , Istanbul Technical University
pp. 2827

Evaluation Techniques for Biometrics-Based Authentication Systems (FRR) (Abstract)

Nalini K. Ratha , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Ruud M. Bolle , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Sharath Pankanti , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
pp. 2831

Face Reconstruction from a Small Number of Feature Points (Abstract)

Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
Thomas Vetter , Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Bon-Woo Hwang , Korea University
Volker Blanz , Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics
pp. 2838

Head Pose Estimation Using both Color and Feature Information (Abstract)

Qian Chen , Wakayama University
Haiyuan Wu , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Tadayoshi Shioyama , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Tetsuo Shimada , Wakayama University
pp. 2842

Logical Templates for Feature Extraction in Fingerprint Images (Abstract)

Bir Bhanu , University of California at Riverside
Michael Boshra , University of California at Riverside
Xuejun Tan , University of California at Riverside
pp. 2846

Signature Verification using Fractal Transformation (Abstract)

Hong Yan , University of Sydney and City University of Hong Kong
Kai Huang , University of Sydney
pp. 2851
Session P2.4A. Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition I

Classification of Style-Constrained Pattern-Fields (Abstract)

Prateek Sarkar , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
pp. 2855

Core-Based Fingerprint Image Classification (Abstract)

Jae -Hyung Bae , Kyoungpook National University
Byoung-Ho Cho , Kyoungpook National University
In-Gu Bae , Kyoungpook National University
Kee-Young Yoo , Kyoungpook National University
Jeung -Seop Kim , Kyoungpook National University
pp. 2859

EDT Based Tracing Maximum Thinning Algorithm on Grey Scale Images (Abstract)

K.K. Lau , Hong Kong Baptist University
Pong C. Yuen , Hong Kong Baptist University
Y.Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 2863

Efficient Algorithms for Matching Attributed Graphs and Function-Described Graphs (Abstract)

Francesc Serratosa , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Alberto Sanfeliu , University Polit?cnica de Catalunya
René Alquézar , University Polit?cnica de Catalunya
pp. 2867

Symmetry Based Indexing of Diatoms in an Image Database (Abstract)

Stefan Fischer , University of Bern
Horst Bunke , University of Bern
Michael Binkert , University of Bern
pp. 2895

Two-Step Classification Based on Scale Space (Abstract)

Ming Tang , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition
Jing Xiao , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition
SongDe Ma , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition
pp. 2899

Use of Median String for Classification (Abstract)

Francisco Casacuberta , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
Alfons Juan , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
Carlos D. Martínez-Hinarejos , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
pp. 2903
Session P2.4B. Biometrics II

Evaluating the Performance of Three Feature Sets for Brain-Computer Interfaces with an Early Stopping MLP Committee (Abstract)

Josep Mouriño , Joint Research Centre of the EC
Jukka Heikkonen , Helsinki University of Technology
José del R. Millán , Joint Research Centre of the EC
Markus Varsta , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 2907

3D Template Matching for Pose Invariant Face Recognition Using 3D Facial Model Built with Isoluminance Line Based Stereo Vision (Abstract)

Yasushi Sumi , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Fumiaki Tomita , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Masato Kawade , OMRON Corporation
Shihong Lao , OMRON Corporation
pp. 2911

Efficient Face Detection from News Images by Adaptive Estimation of Prior Probabilities and Ising Search (Abstract)

Takio Kurita , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Kazuhiro Hotta , Saitama University
Taketoshi Mishima , Saitama University
Hiroyuki Shimai , Saitama University
Masaru Tanaka , Saitama University
pp. 2917

Face Localization Based on the Morphological Multiscale Fingerprint (Abstract)

B. Raducanu , Universidad del Pa?s Vasco
M. Grana , Universidad del Pa?s Vasco
pp. 2925

Motion Field Histograms for Robust Modeling of Facial Expressions (Abstract)

Tanzeem Choudhury , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alex Pentland , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 2929

Human Face Detection Using Geometric Triangle Relationship (Abstract)

Chiunhsiun Lin , National Central University
Kuo-Chin Fan , National Central University
pp. 2941

Improvement of Continuous Dynamic Programming for Human Gesture Recognition (Abstract)

Haiyuan Wu , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Ryutaro Kido , Kyoto Institute of Technology
Tadayoshi Shioyama , Kyoto Institute of Technology
pp. 2945

Methods for Invariant Signature Classification (Abstract)

Santiago Vallmitjana , Universitat de Barcelona
Jordi-Roger Riba , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Arturo Carnicer , Universitat de Barcelona
Ignacio Juvells , Universitat de Barcelona
pp. 2953
Session P2.4B. Neural Networks

A Hybrid Neural System for Phonematic Transformation (Abstract)

Elzbieta Majkut , Jagiellonian University
Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
Igor T. Podolak , Korea University
Andrzej Bielecki , Jagiellonian University
pp. 2957

A New Integration Scheme with Multi-Layer Perceptron Networks for Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition (Abstract)

C.H. Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
R.W. Dai , Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.H. Xiao , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 2961

ANNP: A Neural Network Parser for Real World Texts (Abstract)

Martha Analía Alegre , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Josep María Sopena , Universitat de Barcelona
pp. 2969

Blind Separation Based on an Evolutionary Neural Network (Abstract)

Zensho Nakao , University of the Ryukyus
Xiang-Yan Zeng , University of the Ryukyus
Yen-Wei Chen , University of the Ryukyus
pp. 2973

Canonical Correlation Analysis Neural Networks (Abstract)

Pei Ling Lai , University of Paisley
Colin Fyfe , University of Paisley
pp. 2977

Fast Unit Selection Algorithm for Neural Network Design (Abstract)

Josef Kittler , University of Surrey
Kieron Messer , University of Surrey
pp. 2981

IFOSART: A Noise Resistant Neural Network Capable of Incremental Learning (Abstract)

G.A.W. West , Curtin University of Technology
A.W.K. Loh , Curtin University of Technology
M.C. Robey , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 2985

Image Recognition on the Neural Network Based on Multi-Valued Neurons (Abstract)

Igor Aizenberg , Neural Networks Technologies Ltd.
Constantine Butakov , Neural Networks Technologies Ltd.
Naum Aizenberg , Neural Networks Technologies Ltd.
Elya Farberov , Neural Networks Technologies Ltd.
pp. 2989

Object Recognition by Indexing Using Neural Networks (Abstract)

Patricia Rayón Villela , Ciudad de M?xico
J. Humberto Sossa Azuela , Centro de Investigaci?n en Computaci?n -IPN
pp. 6001

Prior Weights in Adaptive Pattern Classification (Abstract)

?arunas Raudys , Institute of Mathematics and informatics
pp. 6010

Recursive Square-Root Filters (Abstract)

Michal Haindl , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Czech Technical University
pp. 6014
Session P2.4B. Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition II

Clustering of Attributed Graphs and Unsupervised Synthesis of Function-Described Graphs (Abstract)

Alberto Sanfeliu , University Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Francesc Serratosa , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
René Alquézar , University Polit?cnica de Catalunya
pp. 6022

Detecting Reflection Axes by Energy Minimization (Abstract)

Eam Khwang Teoh , Nanyang Technological University
Dinggang Shen , Johns Hopkins University
Horace H.S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 6026

Editing 3D Binary Images Using Distance Transforms (Abstract)

Gabriella Sanniti di Baja , Italian National Research Council
Stina Svensson , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
pp. 6030

Fast Graph Matching for Detecting CAD Image Components (Abstract)

C. Sansone , Universit? di Napoli
L.P. Cordella , Universit? di Napoli
P. Foggia , Universit? di Napoli
M. Vento , Universit? di Napoli
pp. 6034

Fingerprint Minutiae Matching Based on the Local and Global Structures (Abstract)

Wei-Yun Yau , Nanyang Technological University
Xudong Jiang , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 6038

Graph Fuzzy Homomorphism Interpreted as Fuzzy Association Graphs (Abstract)

Isabelle Bloch , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
Aymeric Perchant , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
pp. 6042

Improving the Classification Accuracy of the Scanning n-tuple Method (Abstract)

George Tambouratzis , Institute for Language and Speech Processing
pp. 6046

Recursive Conversion of Chain Code into Quadtree with Table Lookup (Abstract)

Zen Chen , National Chiao Tung University
I-Pin Chen , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 6054

Shapes of Weighted Points Sets (Abstract)

D. Vandorpe , Universit? Claude Bernard
M. Melkemi , Universit? Claude Bernard
L. Chen , Fudan University
pp. 6058

Statistical Shape Features in Content-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Erkki Oja , Helsinki University of Technology
Sami Brand , Helsinki University of Technology
Jorma Laaksonen , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 6062

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