The Community for Technology Leaders
Pattern Recognition, International Conference on (2000)
Barcelona, Spain
Sept. 3, 2000 to Sept. 8, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0750-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session O3.1A. Image Enhancement, Restoration and Reconstruction I

Image Processing for Restoration of Heavily-Corrupted Old Film Sequences (Abstract)

Takamasa Seto , Kanagawa University
Toshiaki Ohuchi , Kanagawa University
Takashi Komatsu , Kanagawa University
Takahiro Saito , Kanagawa University
pp. 3017
Plenary Session O3.2B-P1
Session O3.1B. Image Enhancement, Restoration and Reconstruction II

Is Pattern Recognition a Physical Science? (Abstract)

Jean Serra , Ecole des Mines de Paris
pp. 3033

Alignment-by-Reconstruction for 3D Ultrasound Imaging (Abstract)

J0ão M. Sánches , Instituto Superior T?cnico
Jorge S. Marques , Instituto de Sistemas e Rob?tica
pp. 3041

Fusion of 2-D Images Using Their Multiscale Edges (Abstract)

P.N.T. Wells , University of Bristol and United Bristol Healthcare Trust
M. Halliwell , University of Bristol and United Bristol Healthcare Trust
C.N. Canagarajah , Univeristy of Bristol
D.R. Bull , Univeristy of Bristol
S.G. Nikolov , Univeristy of Bristol
pp. 3045

Image Restoration Using Dual Adaptive Regularization Operators (Abstract)

Woosang Jeon , Yeungnam University
Taihong Yi , Yeungnam University
pp. 3049

Multichannel Blind Deconvolution of the Short-Exposure Astronomical Images (Abstract)

Tomá? Suk , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Jan Flusser , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Stanislava ?imberová , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Filip ?roubek , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
pp. 3053

Nanometer-Scale Height Measurements in Micromachined Picoliter Vials Based on Interference Fringe Analysis (Abstract)

L.J. Van Vliet , Delft University of Technology
M.J. Vellekoop , Delft University of Technology
L.R. Van den Doel , Delft University of Technology
J.G. Korvink , Albert Ludwigs University
I.T. Young , Delft University of Technology
F. Gromball , Albert Ludwigs University
K.T. Hjelt , Delft University of Technology
pp. 3057
Session O3.2A. Image/Video Coding and Indexing

Automated Generation of Representations in Vision (Abstract)

Hans Knutsson , Link?ping University
Johan Wiklund , Link?ping University
Magnus Borga , Link?ping University
Mats Andersson , Link?ping University
pp. 3063

Semantic Video Indexing Using a Probabilistic Framework (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Milind R. Naphade , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 3083
Session O3.2B. Audio and Speech

A New Approach to Speech-Input Statistical Translation (Abstract)

Alberto Sanchis , Intituto Tecnol?gico de Infom?tica
Ismael García-Varea , Intituto Tecnol?gico de Infom?tica
Francisco Casacuberta , Intituto Tecnol?gico de Infom?tica
pp. 3094

Feature Fluctuation Absorption for a Quick Audio Retrieval from Long Recordings (Abstract)

Hiroshi Murase , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Takayuki Kurozumi , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Kunio Kashino , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
pp. 3102

Fusing Length and Voicing Information, and HMM Decision Using a Bayesian Causal Tree against Insufficient Training Data (Abstract)

Fahri Karahan , Middle East Technical University
Mübeccel Demirekler , Middle East Technical University
Tolga Çiloglu , Middle East Technical University
pp. 3106

Time-Frequency Methods for Biological Signal Estimation (Abstract)

L. Cohen , City University of New York
P. Loughlin , University of Pittsburgh
G. Cristóbal , Instituto de Optica
D Nelson , Department of Defense
pp. 3114
Session O3.3A. Features, Shape, Morphology, Texture

A Scale Adaptive Method for Focusing Spectral Peaks (Abstract)

Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
Eraldo Ribeiro , University of York
pp. 3123

Exact Computation of Area Moments for Spline and Wavelet Curves (Abstract)

Michael Unser , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Thierry Blu , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Mathews Jacob , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 3131

Piecewise Linear Skeletonization Using Principal Curves (Abstract)

Balázs Kégl , Queen's University
Adam Krzyzak , Concordia University
pp. 3135
Session O3.3B. Segmentation and Rendering

Image Distance Using Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

Marc Vuilleumier Stückelberg , University of Geneva
Daniel DeMenthon , University of Maryland at College Park
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 3147

MFDTs: Mean Field Dynamic Trees (Abstract)

Nicholas J Adams , University of Edinburgh
Amos J Storkey , University of Edinburgh
Christopher K.I. Williams , University of Edinburgh
Zoubin Ghahramani , University College London
pp. 3151

Random Paintbrush Transformation (Abstract)

Zoltán Tóth , University of Veszpr?
Tamás Szirányi , Hungarian Academy of Science
pp. 3155

Unsupervised Segmentation of Poisson Data (Abstract)

Robert D. Nowak , Rice University
Mário A.T. Figueiredo , Instituto Superior T?cnico
pp. 3159

X-Ray Volume Rendering by Hierarchical Wavelet Splatting (Abstract)

Jos B.T.M. Roerdink , University of Groningen
Michel A. Westenberg , University of Groningen
pp. 3163
Session P3.1A. Matching, Registration, Tracking, and Motion Analysis

A Novel Similarity Measure to Evaluate Image Correspondence (Abstract)

Robert Marti , University of Portsmouth
Reyer Zwiggelaar , University of Portsmouth
Caroline Rubin , Royal South Hants Hospital
pp. 3171

Automatic Registration of Virtual Objects onto Human Image Sequences (Abstract)

Hirofumi Saito , Niigata University
Jun'ichi Hoshino , Niigata University
Masanobu Yamamoto , Niigata University
pp. 3175

Initialized Eigenlip Estimator for Fast Lip Tracking Using Linear Regression (Abstract)

Vinod Chandran , Queensland University of Technology
Simon Lucey , Queensland University of Technology
Sridha Sridharan , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 3182

Motion Estimation in Noisy Ultrasound Images by Maximum Likelihood (Abstract)

Its'hak Dinstein , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Boaz Cohen , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
pp. 3186

Optic-Flow Information Extraction with Directional Gaussian-Derivatives (Abstract)

Boris Escalante-Ramírez , Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico
J. Luis Silván-Cárdenas , Universidad Nacional Aut?noma de M?xico
pp. 3194

Qualitative Description of Camera Motion from Histograms of Normal Flow (Abstract)

Zoran Duric , George Mason University
Ehud Rivlin , Technion
Azriel Rosenfeld , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 3198

Resolving a Defect in Quadrant-Based Classification for Fast Block-Matching (Abstract)

A. Uhl , University of Salzburg
Ch. Hufnagl , University of Salzburg
pp. 3203

Retinal Image Registration Using Creases as Anatomical Landmarks (Abstract)

Juan J. Villanueva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Antonio M. López , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Andrés Soler , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
David Lloret , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Joan Serrat , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 3207
Session P3.1B. Image/Video Coding

Hilbert Scan and Image Compression (Abstract)

Sambhunath Biswas , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 3211

Fast Atomic Decomposition by the Inhibition Method (Abstract)

Arthur Pece , University of Reading
Nikolay Petkov , University of Groningen
pp. 3215

Compression Method for Real-Time Systems of Remote Sensing (Abstract)

M. Gashnikov , Image Processing Systems Institute
N. Glumov , Image Processing Systems Institute
V. Sergeyev , Image Processing Systems Institute
pp. 3232

Discrete Chebyshev Transform - A Natural Modification of the DCT (Abstract)

P. Corr , Queen's University of Belfast
F.J. Smith , Queen's University of Belfast
P. Hanna , Queen's University of Belfast
D. Stewart , Queen's University of Belfast
J. Ming , Queen's University of Belfast
pp. 7154

Perceptually and Statistically Decorrelated Features for Image Representation: Application to Transform Coding (Abstract)

Jesús Malo , Universitat de Val?ncia
Rafael Navarro , Instituto de ?ptica (CSIC)
Francesc Ferri , Universitat de Val?ncia
Roberto Valerio , Instituto de ?ptica (CSIC)
pp. 3242

Wavelet Filter Selection in Multispectral Image Compression (Abstract)

Jussi Parkkinen , University of Joensuu
Arto Kaarna , Lappeenranta University of Technology
pp. 3246

Wavelet Image Coding Using Cluster Growing Embedding (Abstract)

Yanda Li , Tsinghua University
Yuxin Liu , Tsinghua University
pp. 3250
Session P3.2A. Audio and Speech and Data Fitting and Analysis

Dynamics Using the Wigner Distribution (Abstract)

Leon Cohen , City University of New York
Lorenzo Galleani , City University of New York
pp. 3254

A Markov Random Field Model for Automatic Speech Recognition (Abstract)

Marc Sigelle , ENST-TSI and CNRS
Guillaume Gravier , ENST-TSI and CNRS
Gérard Chollet , ENST-TSI and CNRS
pp. 3258

Acoustic and Facial Features for Speaker Recognition (Abstract)

J. Mason , University of Wales
J. Brand , University of Wales
M. Roach , University of Wales
pp. 3262

Adaptive Speaker Identification Using Sequential Probability Ratio Test (Abstract)

Eiji Kawaguchi , Kyushu Institute of Technology
Hideki Noda , Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 3266

Channel Optimized Matrix Quantizer (COMQ) in CELP Coding (Abstract)

José L. Pérez-Córdoba , Universidad de Granada
Victoria E. Sánchez , Universidad de Granada
Antonio J. Rubio , Universidad de Granada
Angel de la Torre , Universidad de Granada
pp. 3270

Efficient Use of the Grammar Scale Factor to Classify Incorrect Words in Speech Recognition Verification (Abstract)

Alberto Sanchis , Instituto Tecnol?gico de Inform?tica
Víctor Jiménez , Universitat Jaume I
Enrique Vidal , Instituto Tecnol?gico de Inform?tica
pp. 3278

Information based Speaker Verification (Abstract)

Tuan Pham , University of Canberra
Michael Wagner , University of Canberra
pp. 3282

Multipurpose Audio Watermarking (Abstract)

Liang-Hua Chen , Fu-Jen University
Hong-Yuan Mark Liao , Academia Sinica
Chun-Shien Lu , Academia Sinica
pp. 3286

New Algorithm for Searching Minimum Bit Rate Wavelet Representations with Application to Multiresolution-Based Perceptual Audio Coding (Abstract)

R. Mata , Universidad de Ja?
D. Martínez , Universidad de Ja?
M. Rosa , Universidad de Alcal?
N. Ruiz , Universidad de Ja?
F. López , Universidad de Alcal?
pp. 3290

Vector Quantization Based Gaussian Modeling for Speaker Verification (Abstract)

J. Pelecanos , Queensland University of Technology
V. Chandran , Queensland University of Technology
S. Myers , Queensland University of Technology
S. Sridharan , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 3298
Session P3.2B. Image Enhancement and Digital Halftoning

3D MR Image Restoration by Combining Local Genetic Algorithm with Adaptive Pre-Conditioning (Abstract)

Frithjof Kruggel , Max-Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Tianzi Jiang , Max-Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 3302

A Fast Algorithm for Generating Fractals (Abstract)

Chaur-Chin Chen , National Tsing Hua University
Hsueh-Ting Chu , National Tsing Hua University
pp. 3306

Color Image Enhancement by Fuzzy Intensification (Abstract)

M. Hanmandlu , Indian Institute of Technology
Devendra Jha , Indian Institute of Technology
Rochak Sharma , Delhi College of Engineering
pp. 3314

Diatom Autofocusing in Brightfield Microscopy: a Comparative Study (Abstract)

G. Cristóbal , Instituto de Optica (CSIC)
J. Fernández-Valdivia , ETS de Ingenier? Inform?tica
J. Chamorro-Martínez , ETS de Ingenier? Inform?tica
J. L. Pech-Pacheco , Instituto de Optica (CSIC)
pp. 3318

Estimation of Adaptive Parameters for Satellite Image Deconvolution (Abstract)

J. Zerubia , CNRS / INRIA / UNSA
L. Blanc-Féraud , CNRS / INRIA / UNSA
A. Jalobeanu , CNRS / INRIA / UNSA
pp. 3322

Fingerprint Image Enhancement Using Filtering Techniques (Abstract)

Shlomo Greenberg , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Mayer Aladjem , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Itshak Dimitrov , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Daniel Kogan , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
pp. 3326

Image Processing Tools for Fresco Restoration (Abstract)

Maria Frucci , Italian National Research Council
Dmitry Lagunovsky , Belarussian Academy of Sciences
Gabriella Sanniti di Baja , Italian National Research Council
pp. 3330

Image Restoration by Ordinary Kriging with Convexity (Abstract)

Tuan D. Pham , University of Canberra
pp. 3334

Hierarchical Partitioned Least Squares Filter-Bank for Fingerprint Enhancement (Abstract)

Sharath Pankanti , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Raghavendra Udupa , IBM India Research Lab
Sugata Ghosal , IBM India Research Lab
Nalini K. Ratha , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
pp. 3338

Recursive Gabor Filtering (Abstract)

Michael Van Ginkel , Delft University of Technology
Lucas J. Van Vliet , Delft University of Technology
Ian T. Young , Delft University of Technology
pp. 3342

Recursive Model-Based Image Restoration (Abstract)

Michal Haindl , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Czech Technical University
pp. 3346

Texture Segmentation of a 3D Seismic Section with Wavelet Transform and Gabor Filters (Abstract)

Adriana Mavilio Núñez , Technical University of Havana
Margarita Fernández Limia , Technical University of Havana
Manuel Tejera Fernández , Technical University of Havana
pp. 3358
Session P3.3A. Image/Video Retrieval and Watermarking and Segmentation

Connected Operators Based on Region-Tree Pruning Strategies (Abstract)

Philippe Salembier , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Luis Garrido , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
pp. 3371

Continuous Retrieval of Video Using Segmentation-Free Query (Abstract)

Ryuichi Oka , Real World Computing Partnership
Takuichi Nishimura , Real World Computing Partnership
Hironobu Takahashi , Real World Computing Partnership
Nobuhiro Sekimoto , Real World Computing Partnership
pp. 3375

The Multimodal Signature Method: An Efficiency and Sensitivity Study (Abstract)

D. Koubaroulis , University of Surrey and CMP
J. Matas , University of Surrey and CMP
J. Kittler , University of Surrey
pp. 3379

Image Segmentation by Jensen-Shannon Divergence. Application to Measurement of Interfacial Tension (Abstract)

Juan Francisco Gómez-Lopera , Universidad de Granada
Ramón Román-Roldán , Universidad de Granada
Chakir Atae-Allah , Universidad de Granada
Pedro Luque-Escamilla , Universidad de Ja?
José Martínez-Aroza , Universidad de Granada
pp. 3383

Panoramic Video Segmentation Using Color Mixture Models (Abstract)

Tze-kin Lao , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Siu-hang Or , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Kam-sum Lee , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Kin-hong Wong , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 3391

Robust Texture Image Retrieval Using Hierarchical Correlations of Wavelet Coefficients (Abstract)

Tadashi Ohmori , University of Electro-Communications
Michihiro Kobayakwa , University of Electro-Communications
Mamoru Hoshi , University of Electro-Communications
pp. 3395

Segmentation of Blood Images Using Morphological Operators (Abstract)

Cecilia Di Ruberto , University of Cagliari
Shahid Khan , National Institute of Medical Research
Bill Jarra , National Institute of Medical Research
Andrew Dempster , University of Westminster
pp. 3401

Two Texture Segmentation Using M-Band Wavelet Transform (Abstract)

Mausumi Acharyya , Indian Statistical Institute
Malay K. Kundu , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 3405

Unsupervised Segmentation of Three-Dimensional Brain Images (Abstract)

Jinghao Xue , Tsinghua University
Daniel Bloyet , GREYC-ISMRA, CNRS UPRESA
Jalal Fadili , GREYC-ISMRA, CNRS UPRESA
Su Ruan , GREYC-ISMRA, CNRS UPRESA
pp. 3409

Video Cut Detection using Frequency Domain Correlation (Abstract)

S.V. Porter , University of Bristol
M. Mirmehdi , University of Bristol
B.T. Thomas , University of Bristol
pp. 3413

Wavelet Packet Based Digital Watermarking (Abstract)

A. Manoury , Irccyn
J. Lévy Véhel , INRIA Rocquencourt and Ircyn
pp. 3417
Session P3.3B. Features and Pattern Recognition

Application of Vector Filtering to Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

Geoffrey Durou , Polytechnique de Mons
Ivan Magrin-Chagnolleau , Universitaire de Beaulieu
pp. 3437

Automatic Thresholding of Infected Blood Images Using Granulometry and Regional Extrema (Abstract)

Bill Jarra , National Institute of Medical Research
Shahid Khan , National Institute of Medical Research
Cecilia Di Ruberto , University of Cagliari
Andrew Dempster , University of Westminster
pp. 3445

Fast Implementation of Multiple Oriented Filters (Abstract)

Jean Meloche , University of British Columbia
Jeffrey E. Boyd , University of Calgary
pp. 3458

Fast Redundant Dyadic Wavelet Transform in Application to Spatial Registration of the Expression Patterns of Drosophila Segmentation Genes (Abstract)

Ekaterina Myasnikova , Institute of High Performance Computing and Data Bases
John Reinitz , Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Maria Samsonova , Institute of High Performance Computing and Data Bases
David Kosman , Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Konstantin Kozlov , Institute of High Performance Computing and Data Bases
pp. 3463

High Speed Line Detection by Hough Transform in Local Area (Abstract)

Kazuhito Murakami , Aichi Prefectural University
Tadashi Naruse , Aichi Prefectural University
pp. 3471

Synthetic Fingerprint-Image Generation (Abstract)

R. Cappelli , University of Bologna
A. Erol , Middle East Technical University
D. Maltoni , University of Bologna
D. Maio , University of Bologna
pp. 3475

Texture Modeling by Optimal Gray Scale Structuring Elements Using Morphological Pattern Spectrum (Abstract)

Mitsuhiko Fujio , Kyushu Institute of Technology
Akira Asano , Hiroshima University
Miho Miyagawa , Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 3479

Writer Verification Using Altitude and Direction of Pen Movement (Abstract)

Seiichiro Hangai , Science University of Tokyo
Shinji Yamanaka , Science University of Tokyo
Takayuki Hamamoto , Science University of Tokyo
pp. 3483
Session P1.3A. Features, Shape and Early Vision I

A Novel Recursive Algorithm for Area Location Using Isothetic Polygons (Abstract)

S.L. Mantzaris , Lambrakis Press Archives
B. Gatos , Lambrakis Press Archives
pp. 3496

Detecting Rotational Symmetries Using Normalized Convolution (Abstract)

Hans Knutsson , Link?ping University
Björn Johansson , Link?ping University
Gösta Granlund , Link?ping University
pp. 3500

Dynamic Control of Mesh LODs (Levels of Detail) by Using a Multiresolution Mesh Data Structure (Abstract)

Tsutomu Hasegawa , Kyushu University
Hongbin Zha , Kyushu University and Peking University
Yoshinobu Makimoto , Kyushu University
pp. 3505

Fast Skeletonization of Spatially Encoded Objects (Abstract)

Lluis Ros , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica Industrial (UPC-CSIC)
Federico Thomas , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica Industrial (UPC-CSIC)
Francisco Romero , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica Industrial (UPC-CSIC)
pp. 3514

Fuzzy Image Processing by Using Dubois and Prade Fuzzy Norms (Abstract)

Katrin Franke , Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology
Bertram Nickolay , Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology
Mario Köppen , Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology
pp. 3518

Markovian Random Fields Energy Minimization Algorithms (Abstract)

A. Oukil , Ecole Militaire Polytechnique
A. Serir , U.S.T.H.B, L.T.I Laboratory
pp. 3522

Nonlinear Adaptive Convergence Index Filters and Their Characteristics (Abstract)

Wei Jun , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Hidefumi Kobatake , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Yoshihiro Hagihara , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Akinobu Shimizu , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Yukiyasu Yoshinaga , Kyushu Institute of Design
pp. 3526

On the Use of SDF-Type Filters for Distortion Invariant Image Location (Abstract)

Neil Muller , University of Stellenbosch
Ben Herbst , University of Stellenbosch
pp. 3530

Piecewise Linear Two-Dimensional Warping (Abstract)

Hiroaki Sakoe , Kyushu University
Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University
pp. 3538

Reaction-Diffusion Systems for Hypothesis Propagation (Abstract)

Fausto Espinal , GE Medical Systems
Toshiro Kubota , University of South Carolina
pp. 3547

Rubber Band Algorithm for Estimating the Length of Digitized Space-Curves (Abstract)

Thomas Bülow , Christian Albrechts University
Reinhard Klette , University of Auckland
pp. 3551

Morphological Operations on Delaunay Triangulations (Abstract)

Georges Stamon , Universit? Ren? Descartes
Laurent Gallo , Service Vision - A?rospatiale Matra
Nicolas Loménie , Universit? Ren? Descartes
Nicole Cambou , Service Vision - A?rospatiale Matra
pp. 3556
Session P1.3B. Color

A Comparison of Retrospective Shading Correction Techniques (Abstract)

Franjo Pernus , University of Ljubljana
Bostjan Likar , University of Ljubljana
Dejan Tomazevic , University of Ljubljana
pp. 3568

Color Texture Classification by Normalized Color Space Representation (Abstract)

Nozha Boujemaa , INRIA Rocquancourt - IMEDIA
Constantin Vertan , INRIA Rocquancourt - IMEDIA
pp. 3584

Combined Geometric Transformation and Illumination Invariant Object Recognition in RGB Color Images (Abstract)

Stavros Paschalakis , University of Kent at Canterbury
Peter Lee , University of Kent at Canterbury
pp. 3588

Estimation of the Torrance-Sparrow Reflection Model from a Single Multi-Band Image (Abstract)

Shoji Tominaga , Osaka Electro-Communication University
Norihiro Tanaka , Osaka Electro-Communication University
Toshiyuki Kawai , Osaka Electro-Communication University
pp. 3600

Intensity Independent Color Models and Visual Tracking (Abstract)

Olli Silvén , University of Oulu
Mika Korhonen , University of Oulu
Janne Heikkilä , University of Oulu
pp. 3604

Multispectral Image Color Encoding (Abstract)

Pekka Toivanen , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Michael Frydrych , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Pavel Zemcik , Technical University of Brno
Heikki Kälviäinen , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Jan Vorácek , Technical University of Brno
pp. 3609

Topographic Maps of Color Images (Abstract)

Bartomeu Coll , University of Illes Balears
Jacques Froment , Universit? Paris 5
pp. 3613
Session P1.3B. Colour Segmentation

A New Method of Color Image Segmentation Based on Intensity and Hue Clustering (Abstract)

P. Wang , Northeastern University
Chi Zhang , Northeastern University
pp. 3617

Color and/or Texture Segmentation Using Deterministic Relaxation and Fast Marching Algorithms (Abstract)

S. Liapis , University of Crete and FORTH
G. Tziritas , University of Crete and FORTH
E. Sifakis , University of Crete and FORTH
pp. 3621

Color Image Segmentation by Supervised Pixel Classification in a Color Texture Feature Space: Application to Soccer Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Nicolas Vandenbroucke , Universit? des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
Ludovic Macaire , Universit? des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
Jack-Gérard Postaire , Universit? des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
pp. 3625

Model-Based Halftoning for Color Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Serge Belongie , University of California at Berkeley
Jan Puzicha , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 3633

Rough and Accurate Segmentation of Natural Color Images Using Fuzzy Region-Growing Algorithm (Abstract)

N. Tadehara , Muroran Institute of Technology
S. Novianto , Muroran Institute of Technology
C. Ishikawa , Muroran Institute of Technology
J. Maeda , Muroran Institute of Technology
Y. Suzuki , Muroran Institute of Technology
pp. 3642

Segmentation of Color Image Using Deterministic Annealing EM (Abstract)

Soon Young Park , Mokpo National University
Wan Hyun Cho , Chonnam National University
Jong Hyun Park , Mokpo National University
pp. 3646
Session P1.3B. Edge Detection and Analysis

A Multi-Variate Contour Detector for High-Resolution Polarimetric SAR Images (Abstract)

C. Perneel , Royal Military Academy
M. Acheroy , Royal Military Academy
D. Borghys , Royal Military Academy
pp. 3650

Diatom Contour Analysis Using Morphological Curvature Scale Spaces (Abstract)

Jos B.T.M. Roerdink , University of Groningen
Stephen Droop , Royal Botanical Gardens
Micha Bayer , Royal Botanical Gardens
Michael H.F. Wilkinson , University of Groningen
pp. 3656

Edge Preserving Image Smoothing Based on Self Avoiding Random Walk (Abstract)

Konrad Wojciechowski , Silesian Technical University
Bogdan Smolka , Silesian Technical University
pp. 3668

Fuzzy Classification of Generic Edge Features (Abstract)

Siwei Lu , Memorial University of Newfoundland
Qigang Gao , Dalhousie University
Dan Qing , Dalhousie University
pp. 3672

Grouping Edge Points into Line Segments by Sequential Hough Transformation (Abstract)

Hans Burkhardt , University of Freiburg
Xiaofeng Zhang , University of Freiburg
pp. 3676

Two Practical Issues in Canny's Edge Detector Implementation (Abstract)

Gang Liu , University of Washington
Robert M. Haralick , University of Washington
pp. 3680
Session P1.3B. Gesture and Action Recognition

An HMM-Based Approach for Gesture Segmentation and Recognition (Abstract)

H.T. Tsui , Chinese University of Hong Kong
J.W. Deng , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 3683

Assessing Different Features for Pose Refinement (Abstract)

G.A.W. West , Curtin University of Technology
E. Tassone , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 3687

Constructing Finite State Machines for Fast Gesture Recognition (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Matthew Turk , Microsoft Cooperation
Pengyu Hong , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 3695

Gesture Recognition via Pose Classification (Abstract)

Surendra Ranganath , National University of Singapore
Chan Wah Ng , National University of Singapore
pp. 3703

Human Silhouette Recognition with Fourier Descriptors (Abstract)

Rocio Diaz de Leon , ITESM-Campus Cuernavaca
Luis Enrique Sucar , ITESM-Campus Cuernavaca
pp. 3713

Pose from Color (Abstract)

Bruce A. Draper , Colorado State University
Mark R. Stevens , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
J. Ross Beveridge , Colorado State University
pp. 3722

Simultaneous Tracking of Head Poses in a Panoramic View (Abstract)

Alex Waibel , Carnegie Mellon University
Rainer Stiefelhagen , University of Karlsruhe
Jie Yang , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 3726
Session P1.4A. Features, Shape and Early Vision II

A New Bayesian Approach to Image Denoising with a Combination of MRFs and Pixon Method (Abstract)

Tianzi Jiang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 3734

A Novel Bidirectional Framework for Control and Refinement of Area Based Correlation Techniques (Abstract)

Stefan Scherer , Graz University of Technology
Peter Werth , Austrian Academy of Sciences and Graz University of Technology
pp. 3738

A Perceptually Organized Method for Image Interpolation (Abstract)

Subhasis Chaudhuri , Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay
Deepu Rajan , Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay
pp. 3742

Adaptive Gray Level Run Length Features from Class Distance Matrices (Abstract)

Birgitte Nielsen , University of Oslo
Håvard E. Danielsen , Norwegian Radium Hospital
Fritz Albregtsen , University of Oslo
pp. 3746

An Efficient and Accurate Algorithm for Extracting a Skeleton (Abstract)

Wan-Chi Siu , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wai-Pak Choi , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kin-Man Lam , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 3750

Computer Analysis of Rotational Symmetry in CBED Patterns (Abstract)

Songde Ma , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qingfeng Yu Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 3754

Contour Profiling by Dynamic Ellipse Fitting (Abstract)

Adrian Ciobanu , University of Algarve
Hans du Buf , University of Algarve
Hamid Shahbazkia , University of Algarve
pp. 3758

Detection of Line Junctions in Gray-Level Images (Abstract)

F. Deschênes , Universite de Sherbrooke
D. Ziou , Universite de Sherbrooke
pp. 3762

Exploring the Performance of Genetic Algorithms as Polygonal Approximators (Abstract)

V. Javier Traver , Universitat Jaume I
Gabriel Recatalá , Universitat Jaume I
José Manuel Iñesta , Universidad de Alicante
pp. 3774

HWM: A New Spherical Representation Structure for Modeling Partial Views of an Object (Abstract)

Santiago Salamanca , Universidad de Extremadura
Antonio Adán , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
Carlos Cerrada , E.T.S.I. Industriales, UNED
pp. 3778

Circle Location from Intensity and Range Data Using the Singular Value Decomposition (Abstract)

Nan-shan Chen , Paderborn University
Siegbert Drüe , Paderborn University
Georg Hartmann , Paderborn University
pp. 3782

Multi-Level Thresholding: Maximum Entropy Approach Using ICM (Abstract)

Jie Tian , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiping Luo , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 3786

Multigrid Error Bounds for Moments of Arbitrary Order (Abstract)

Reinhard Klette , University of Auckland
Jovi?a ?unic , University of Novi Sad
pp. 3790

Reduction of Bias in Maximum Likelihood Ellipse Fitting (Abstract)

Peter Meer , Rutgers University
Bogdan Matei , Rutgers University
pp. 3802

Sign of Gaussian Curvature from Eigen Plane Using Principal Components Analysis (Abstract)

Shinji Fukui , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Akira Iwata , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Robert J. Woodham , University of British Columbia
Yuji Iwahori , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 3807
Session P1.4A. Motion Analysis

A Novel Method for Camera Planar Motion Detection and Robust Estimation of the 1D Trifocal Tensor (Abstract)

Z.Y. Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
H.T. Tsui , Chinese University of Hong Kong
L. Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 3815

Active Contour Road Model for Smart Vehicle (Abstract)

Michael Brady , Oxford University
Yasushi Yagi , Osaka University
Masahiko Yachida , Osaka University
Yoshiteru Kawasaki , Osaka University
pp. 3819

Cellular Neural Networks for Motion Estimation (Abstract)

Aurélio C. Campilho , Instituto de Engenharia Biom?dica and Universidade do Porto
Mariofanna G. Milanova , Instituto de Engenharia Biom?dica
Miguel V. Correia , Instituto de Engenharia Biom?dica and Universidade do Porto
pp. 3827

Framework of Integrating 2D Points and Curves for Tracking of 3D Nonrigid Motion and Structure (Abstract)

Dmitry Goldgof , University of South Florida
Ramprasad Balasubramanian , University of South Florida
Min C. Shin , University of South Florida
Carlos Kim , University of South Florida
pp. 3831

Image Motion Estimation for 3D Model Based Video Conferencing (Abstract)

M.K. Cheung , Chinese University of Hong Kong
H.T. Tsui , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 3835

Model-Based Nonrigid Motion Analysis Using Natural Feature Adaptive Mesh (Abstract)

Yong Zhang , University of South Florida
Sudeep Sarkar , University of South Florida
Leonid V. Tsap , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dmitry B. Goldgof , University of South Florida
pp. 3839

Motion Detection from Temporally Integrated Images (Abstract)

Daniel Majchrzak , University of South Florida
Barry Sheppard , University of South Florida
Robin Murphy , University of South Florida
Sudeep Sarkar , University of South Florida
pp. 3844

Motion Estimation Using the Differential Epipolar Equation (Abstract)

L. Agapito , University of Oxford
L. Baumela , University Polit?cnica de Madrid
P. Bustos , University Extremadura
I. Reid , University of Oxford
pp. 3848

Motion Segmentation Based on Perceptual Organization of Spatio-Temporal Volumes (Abstract)

Kishore Korimilli , University of South Florida
Sudeep Sarkar , University of South Florida
pp. 3852

Region Based Parametric Motion Representation (Abstract)

Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yi Li , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Changbo Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Songde Ma , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 3869

Resolving Ambiguities of Self-Calibration in Turntable Motion (Abstract)

HuangTat Tsui , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yong Liu , Chinese University of Hong Kong
ChengKe Wu , Xidian University
pp. 3873

Segmentation of Image Sequences Using SOFM Networks (Abstract)

Jinsang Kim , Colorado State University
Tom Chen. , Colorado State University
pp. 3877

Simultaneously Recovering Affine Motion and Defocus Blur Using Moments (Abstract)

Changyun Wen , Nanyang Technological University
Ying Zhang , Nanyang Technological University
Yani Zhang , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 3881

Spatio-Temporal Segmentation Using 3D Morphological Tools (Abstract)

Heitz Fabrice , Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Image, de l'Informatique et de la T?l?d?ction)
Ronse Christian , Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Image, de l'Informatique et de la T?l?d?ction)
Agnus Vincent , Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Image, de l'Informatique et de la T?l?d?ction)
pp. 3885

Visual Extraction of Motion-Based Information from Image Sequences (Abstract)

Neill W. Campbell , University of Bristol
Barry T. Thomas , University of Bristol
David P. Gibson , University of Bristol
Colin J. Dalton , University of Bristol
pp. 3893
Session P1.4A. Texture

A Comparative Study of Filter Based Texture Operators Using Mahalanobis Distance (Abstract)

P. Kruizinga , University of Groningenningen
S.E. Grigorescu , University of Groningenningen
N. Petkov , University of Groningenningen
pp. 3897

Affine-Invariant Texture Classification (Abstract)

Dmitry Chetverikov , Computer and Automation Research Institute
Zoltán Földvári , Computer and Automation Research Institute
pp. 3901

An Adaptive Model for Texture Classification (Abstract)

Yong Huang , Nanyang Technological University
Kap Luk Chan , Nanyang Technological University
Zhongyang Huang , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 3905

Towards An Unsupervised Optimal Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm for Image Database Organization (Abstract)

Xuejian Xiong , Nanyang Technological University
Kap Luk Chan , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 3909

Autocovariance-based Perceptual Textural Features Corresponding to Human Visual Perception (Abstract)

Noureddine Abbadeni , Universit? de Sherbrooke
Djemel Ziou , Universit? de Sherbrooke
Shengrui Wang , Universit? de Sherbrooke
pp. 3913

Behavior Analysis of Fractal Features for Texture Description in Digital Images: An Experimental Study (Abstract)

Sergio Espinosa , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Luis C. Molina , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Julio J. Valdés , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
pp. 3917

Level Curve Tracking Algorithm for Textural Feature Extraction (Abstract)

Pierre Baylou , Equipe Signal et Image
Christian Germain , ENITA de Bordeaux
Jean Pierre Da Costa , Equipe Signal et Image
pp. 3921

Local Spectra Features Extraction Based-On 2D Pseudo-Wigner Distribution for Texture Analysis (Abstract)

Yong Huang , Nanyang Technological University
Zhongyang Huang , Nanyang Technological University
Kap Luk Chan , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 3925

Nonparametric Markov Random Field Model Analysis of the MeasTex Test Suite (Abstract)

I. Dennis Longstaff , University of Queensland
Rupert Paget , University of Queensland
pp. 3939

Robust Texture Classification by Subsets of Local Binary Patterns (Abstract)

Mäenpää Topi , University of Oulu
Pietikäinen Matti , University of Oulu
Ojala Timo , University of Oulu
Soriano Maricor , University of Oulu
pp. 3947

Texture Classification by Multi-Predicate Local Binary Pattern Operators (Abstract)

Ojala Timo , University of Oulu
Mäenpää Topi , University of Oulu
Pietikäinen Matti , University of Oulu
pp. 3951

The Response of Texture Features to Illuminant Rotation (Abstract)

M.J. Chantler , Heriot-Watt University
G. McGunnigle , Heriot-Watt University
pp. 3955

Wavelet Based Texture Classification (Abstract)

Michael S. Lew , Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science
Nicu Sebe , Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science
pp. 3959
Session P1.4B. Features, Shape and Early Vision III

3D Nonstationary Local Distance Operator (Abstract)

Didier Coquin , Universit? de Savoie
Philippe Bolon , Universit? de Savoie
Alexandru Onea , Universit? de Savoie
pp. 3963

A Sub-Pixel and Multispectral Corner Detector (Abstract)

Jean Devars , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie
Catherine Achard , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie
Erwan Bigorgne , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie
pp. 3971

Detecting Generic Low-Level Features in Images (Abstract)

E.A. Hendriks , Delft University of Technology
B.J. Lei , Delft University of Technology
M.J.T. Reinders , Delft University of Technology
pp. 3979

Detection and Segmentation of Generic Shapes Based on Vectorial Affine Modeling of Energy in Eigenspace (Abstract)

Jezekiel Ben-Arie , University of Illinois at Chicago
Zhiqian Wang , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 3983

Detection of Natural Landmarks through Multiscale Opponent Features (Abstract)

Carme Torras , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica Industrial
Eduardo Todt , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica Industrial
pp. 3988

Grouping of Directional Features Using an Extended Hough Transform (Abstract)

B.T. Thomas , University of Bristol
M.J. Carreira , University of Santiago de Compostela
M. Mirmehdi , University of Bristol
pp. 7002

Minimum Cost Path Determination Using a Simple Heuristic Function (Abstract)

Onno Wink , University Medical Center Utrecht
Max A. Viergever , University Medical Center Utrecht
Wiro J. Niessen , University Medical Center Utrecht
pp. 7010

A Novel Theorem on Symmetries of 2D Images (Abstract)

Dinggang Shen , Johns Hopkins University
Horace H.S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
Eam Khwang Teoh , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 7014

Probabilistic Saliency Approach for Elongated Structure Detection Using Deformable Models (Abstract)

Jordi Vitrià , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Xavier Orriols , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Xavier Binefa , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Ricardo Toledo , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Petia Radeva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
J.J. Villanueva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 7018

Robust Detection of Skewed Symmetries (Abstract)

Eam Khwang Teoh , Nanyang Technological University
Dinggang Shen , Johns Hopkins University
Horace H.S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 7022

Scale-Adaptive Landmark Detection, Classification and Size Estimation in 3D Object-Background Images (Abstract)

G. de Vries , Delft University of Technology
P.W. Verbeek , Delft University of Technology
pp. 7026

Target Modelization and Filter Generation for 3D Pattern Recognition by Optical Correlation (Abstract)

I. Juvells , Universitat de Barcelona
S. Vallmitjana , Universitat de Barcelona
F.J. Rodríguez-Miguel , Universitat de Barcelona
M. Montes-Usategui , Universitat de Barcelona
R. Tudela , Universitat de Barcelona
pp. 7030

The Euler Feature Vector (Abstract)

Vassilis Anastassopoulos , University of Patras
Andriani Stavrianopoulou , University of Patras
pp. 7034
Session P1.4B. Optical Flow

Computing Optical Flow Based on the Mass-Conserving Assumption (Abstract)

Maolin Qiu , Hebrew University of Jerusalem
pp. 7041

MRF Solutions for Probabilistic Optical Flow Formulations (Abstract)

Venu Govindu , NEC Research Institute
Sébastien Roy , Universit? de Montr?al
pp. 7053

Optical Flow from a Least-Trimmed Squares Based Adaptive Approach (Abstract)

Robert M. Haralick , University of Washington
Ming Ye , University of Washington
pp. 7064

Wavelet-Based Optical Flow Estimation (Abstract)

Hong-Yuan Mark Liao , Academia Sinica
Ja-Chen Lin , National Chiao Tung University
Li-Fen Chen , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 7068
Session P1.4B. Texture Segmentation

A Cluster Grouping Technique for Texture Segmentation (Abstract)

Roberto Manduchi , California Institute of Technology
pp. 7072

An Integral Criterion for Detecting Boundary Edges and Textured Regions (Abstract)

J. Sullivan , University of Oxford
J. Rittscher , University of Oxford
pp. 7076

Analysis of Irregularly Shaped Texture Regions: A Comparative Study (Abstract)

P. Garcìa-Sevilla , Universitat Jaume I
M. Petrou , University of Surrey
pp. 7080

Graph-Based Features for Texture Discrimination (Abstract)

Cosmin Grigorescu , University of Groningen
Nikolay Petkov , University of Groningen
pp. 7088

Neural-Based Architectures for the Segmentation of Textures (Abstract)

J. Ruiz-del-Solar , Universidad de Chile
D. Kottow , Universidad de Chile
pp. 7092
Session P1.4B. Tracking

Eigenfiltering for Flexible Eigentracking (EFE) (Abstract)

Jordi Vitria , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Fernando de la Torre , Universitat Ramon LLull
Javier Melenchon , Universitat Ramon LLull
Petia Radeva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 7118

iTrack: Image-Based Probabilistic Tracking of People (Abstract)

Jordi Gonzàlez , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
F. Xavier Roca , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Xavi Varona , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Juan J. Villanueva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 7122

Optical Camera Tracking in Virtual Studios: Degenerate Cases (Abstract)

Athanasios Drosopoulos , National Technical University of Athens
Anastasios Delopoulos , National Technical University of Athens
Yiannis Xirouhakis , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 7126

Using Temporal Integration for Tracking Regions in Traffic Monitoring Sequences (Abstract)

F. Pla , Universitat Jaume I de Castell?
J. Badenas , Universitat Jaume I de Castell?
J.M. Sanchiz , Universitat Jaume I de Castell?
pp. 7137

Visual Tracking of Hand Posture with Occlusion Handling (Abstract)

Jean-Yves Hervé , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al
Fabienne Lathuilière , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al
pp. 7141

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