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 O4.1A. OCR and Document Analysis

Handwriting Recognition - The Last Frontiers (Abstract)

Jinho Kim , Concordia University and Kyungil University
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
Qizhi Xu , Concordia University
Louisa Lam , Concordia University and Hong Kong Institute of Education
Kyekyung Kim , Concordia University
pp. 4001

A Methodology for Special Symbol Recognitions (Abstract)

Jisheng Liang , MathSoft, Inc.
Ihsin T. Phillips , Seattle University
Vikram Chalana , MathSoft, Inc.
Robert Haralick , University of Washington
pp. 4011

OCR with No Shape Training (Abstract)

George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Tin Kam Ho , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
pp. 4027
Session 04.1B. Image Database Systems

Automatic Video Scene Extraction by Shot Grouping (Abstract)

Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research
Tong Lin , Peking University
pp. 4039

Locale-Based Visual Object Retrieval under Illumination Change (Abstract)

Ze-Nian Li , Simon Fraser University
Zinovi Tauber , Simon Fraser University
Mark S. Drew , Simon Fraser University
pp. 4043

Optimal Color Composition Matching of Images (Abstract)

Jianying Hu , Lucent Technologies Bell labs
Aleksandra Mojsilovic , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
pp. 4047

Processing Pictorial Queries with Multiple Instances Using Isomorphic Subgraphs (Abstract)

Andre Folkers , University of Maryland at College Park
Hanan Samet , University of Maryland at College Park
Aya Soffer , IBM Research Laboratory
pp. 4051

Texture Similarity Queries and Relevance Feedback for Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Hubert Konik , Universit? Saint-?tienne
Blancho Patrice , Universit? Saint-?tienne
pp. 4055
Session O4.2A. Image Processing

On Ridges and Valleys (Abstract)

D. Lloret , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Juan Serrat , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
A. López , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
pp. 4059

Efficient Retrieval of Deformed and Occluded Shapes (Abstract)

Zusheng Rao , York University
Evangelos Milios , York University
Euripides G.M. Petrakis , Technical University of Crete
pp. 4067

Fast Tracking of Ellipses Using Edge-Projected Integration of Cues (Abstract)

Michael Zillich , Vienna University of Technology
Markus Vincze , Vienna University of Technology
Minu Ayromlou , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 4072

Features Detection and Navigation on Neurovascular Trees (Abstract)

A. Puig , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
I. Navazo , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
D. Tost , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
pp. 4076
Session O4.2B. Reconstruction and Synthesis of Images

Dynamic Recognition and Reconstruction of the Human Heart (Abstract)

Pere Brunet , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica
Antoni Susín , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica
Isabel Navazo , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica
Àlvar Vinacua , Institut de Rob?tica i Inform?tica
pp. 4088

3D Fundus Pattern Reconstruction and Display from Multiple Fundus Images (Abstract)

Junko Noami , University of Tokyo
Hidekata Hontani , University of Tokyo
Koichiro Deguchi , Tohoku University and University of Tokyo
pp. 4094

A Surveillance System Integrating Visual Telepresence (Abstract)

J. Batista , University of Coimbra
P. Peixoto , University of Coimbra
H. Antunes , University of Coimbra
J. Gonçalves , University of Coimbra
H. Araújo , University of Coimbra
pp. 4098

Production of Video Images by Computer Controlled Camera Operation Based on Distribution of Spatiotemporal Mutual Information (Abstract)

Masao Izumi , Osaka Prefecture University
Masaki Onishi , Osaka Prefecture University
Kunio Fukunaga , Osaka Prefecture University
pp. 4102

Surface Recovery from Planar Sectional Contours (Abstract)

B. Parvin , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
G. Cong , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
pp. 4106

View Synthesis from Needle-Maps (Abstract)

Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
Philip L. Worthington , University of York
pp. 4110
Session O4.3A. Vision for Robotics

Gabor Filters for Object Localization and Robot Grasping (Abstract)

Bert Arnrich , University of Bielefeld
Jörg Walter , University of Bielefeld
pp. 4124

Landmark Identification Based on Projective and Permutation Invariant Vectors (Abstract)

Panos E. Trahanias , Institute of Computer Science Foundation for Research and Technology and University of Crete
Christos I. Colios , Institute of Computer Science Foundation for Research and Technology
pp. 4128

Optical Transformations in Visual Navigation (Abstract)

Didi Sazbon , Technion
Zeev Zalevsky , Tel-Aviv University
Ehud Rivlin , Technion
David Mendelovic , Tel-Aviv University
pp. 4132

Robust Localization Using Panoramic View-Based Recognition (Abstract)

Ale? Leonardis , University of Ljubljana
Matja? Jogan , University of Ljubljana
pp. 4136
Session O4.3B. Real Time Systems

Needs and Seeds in Character Recognition (Abstract)

Yasuaki Nakano , Shinshu University
pp. 4140

A Stereo Vision-Based Augmented Reality System with a Wide Range of Registration (Abstract)

Haruo Takemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masayuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Hidehiko Iwasa , Netsystems, Inc.
pp. 4147

Ball Tracking and Virtual Replays for Innovative Tennis Broadcasts (Abstract)

Gopal Pingali , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Yves Jean , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Agata Opalach , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 4152

Cooperative Agents for Object Recognition (Abstract)

Ulrich Büker , University of Paderborn
pp. 4157

Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance Using an MPEG-Processor-Based Optic Flow Sensor (Abstract)

G. Färber , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
N. Stöffler , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
T. Burkert , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
pp. 4161

Tools and Techniques for Video Performance Evaluation (Abstract)

David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
David Mihalcik , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 4167
Session O4.4A. Observation of Humans and Actions I

Tracking Humans from a Moving Platform (Abstract)

Larry Davis , University of Maryland at College Park
Vasanth Philomin , University of Maryland at College Park
Ramani Duraiswami , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 4171

A Fast Background Scene Modeling and Maintenance for Outdoor Surveillance (Abstract)

Ismail Haritaoglu , IBM Almaden Research
David Harwood , University of Maryland at College Park
Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 4179

An Appearance-Based Body Model for Multiple People Tracking (Abstract)

Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland at College Park
David Harwood , University of Maryland at College Park
Ismail Haritaoglu , IBM Almaden Research
pp. 4184

Human Body Posture Measurement by Matching Foot Pressure Distribution to Video Images (Abstract)

Kazufumi Ishida , NTT-AT Image Processing Technology Department
Satoshi Shimada , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
Sakuichi Ohtsuka , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
pp. 4188

Incremental Observable-Area Modeling for Cooperative Tracking (Abstract)

N. Ukita , KYOTO University
T. Matsuyama , KYOTO University
pp. 4192

Realtime 3D Depth Flow Generation and its Application to Track to Walking Human Being (Abstract)

Masayuki Inaba , University of Tokyo
Hirochika Inoue , University of Tokyo
Satoshi Kagami , University of Tokyo
Kei Okada , University of Tokyo
pp. 4197
Session O4.4B. Observation of Humans and Actions II

A Calibration-Free Gaze Tracking Technique (Abstract)

Yu-Te Wu , National Chi Nan University
Jin Liu , Heinrich-Hertz Institute Berlin
Sheng-Wen Shih , National Chi Nan University
pp. 4201

SmartCar: Detecting Driver Stress (Abstract)

Rosalind Picard , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jennifer Healey , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 4218

Structuring Personal Activity Records Based on Attention - Analyzing Videos from Head-Mounted Camera (Abstract)

Jun'ya Ohde , University of Tsukuba
Yuichi Ohta , University of Tsukuba
Yuichi Nakamura , University of Tsukuba and Japan Science and Technology Corporation
pp. 4222
Session P4.1A. Image Database Indexing and Retrieval

Object Tracking and Event Recognition in Biological Microscopy Videos (Abstract)

D.M. Shotton , University of Oxford
O. Trelles , University of Malaga
A. Rodríguez , University of Malaga
N. Guil , University of Malaga
pp. 4226

Automatic Genre Identification for Content-Based Video Categorization (Abstract)

Chitra Dorai , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Ba Tu Truong , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 4230

Content Based Image Retrieval Using Interest Points and Texture Features (Abstract)

Walter Kropatsch , Vienna University of Technology
Jean-Michel Jolion , INSA de Lyon, Laboratoire Reconnaissance de Formes et Vision
Christian Wolf , Vienna University of Technology
Horst Bischof , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 4234

Content-Based Watermarking Model (Abstract)

Ruizhen Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 4238

Discourse Structure Analysis for News Video by Checking Surface Information in the Transcript (Abstract)

Sadao Kurohashi , Kyoto University
Yoshihiro Okada , Ryukoku University
Eiichi Iwanari , Ryukoku University
Yasuhiko Watanabe , Ryukoku University
pp. 4242

Discrete Angle Watermark Encoding and Recovery (Abstract)

Ron Van Schyndel , Monash University
Andrew Tirkel , Scientific Technology
Inmants Svalbe , Monash University
pp. 4246

Feature Relevance Learning with Query Shifting for Content-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Jing Peng , Oklahoma State University
Douglas R. Heisterkamp , Oklahoma State University
H.K. Dai , Oklahoma State University
pp. 4250

From Video Shot Clustering to Sequence Segmentation (Abstract)

Emmanuel Veneau , Institut National de l'Audiovisuel
Patrick Bouthemy , Universitaire de Beaulieu
Rémi Ronfard , Institut National de l'Audiovisuel
pp. 4254

Image Retrieval by Positive and Negative Examples (Abstract)

J. Assfalg , University of Florence
A. Del Bimbo , University of Florence
P. Pala , University of Florence
pp. 4267

Object Image Retrieval with Image Compactness Vectors (Abstract)

Lionel Lacassagne , Laboratoire des Instruments et Syst?mes
Catherine Achard , Laboratoire des Instruments et Syst?mes
Jean Devars , Laboratoire des Instruments et Syst?mes
pp. 4271

Performance Analysis in Content-Based Retrieval with Textures (Abstract)

Peter Meer , Rutgers University
Bogdan Georgescu , Rutgers University
Dorin Comaniciu , Siemens Corporate Research
Kun Xu , Rutgers University
pp. 4275

Region-Based Image Retrieval System Using Efficient Feature Description (Abstract)

Hyeran Byun , Yonsei University
ByoungChul Ko , Yonsei University
Hae-Sung Lee , Yonsei University
pp. 4283
Session P4.1A. Remote Sensing

Detection and Reconstruction of Human Scale Features from High Resolution Interferometric SAR Data (Abstract)

Franz Leberl , Graz University of Technology
Regine Bolter , Graz University of Technology
pp. 4291

Fusing 3D Information for Crop/Weeds Classification (Abstract)

J.A. Marchant , Silsoe Research Institute
A.J. Sánchez , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
pp. 4295

Pattern Recognition of Radar Echoes for Short-Range Rainfall Forecast (Abstract)

M.C. Chu , Chinese University of Hong Kong
P.W. Li , Hong Kong Observatory
W.H. Wong , Chinese University of Hong Kong
C.M. Chan , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Edwin S.T. Lai , Hong Kong Observatory
pp. 4299

Road Detection in Panchromatic SPOT Satellite Images (Abstract)

Nicolae Duta , Michigan State University
pp. 4308
Session P4.1B. Biomedical Imaging and Applications

An Active Contour Model for the Automatic Detection of the Fovea in Fluorescein Angiographies (Abstract)

I. Epifanio , Universitat de Val?ncia
E. de Ves , Universitat de Val?ncia
F.J. Ferri , Universitat de Val?ncia
J. Gutiérrez , Universitat de Val?ncia
pp. 4312

Analyzing Constructional Aspects of Figure Completion for the Diagnosis of Visuospatial Neglect (Abstract)

J.M. Potter , Nunnery Fields Hospital
N. Donnelly , University of Southampton
M.C. Fairhurst , University of Kent
R.M. Guest , University of Kent
pp. 4316

Compound Extraction and Fitting Method for Detecting Cardiac Ventricle in SPECT Data (Abstract)

Timothy S. Newman , University of Alabama in Huntsville
Hong Yi , University of Alabama in Huntsville
pp. 4328

Computerized Analysis of Pulmonary Nodules in Topological and Histogram Feature Spaces (Abstract)

Y. Kawata , University of Tokushima
K. Mori , Tochigi Cancer Center
M. Kaneko , National Cancer Center
R. Kakinuma , National Cancer Center East
N. Niki , University of Tokushima
K. Eguchi , National Shikoku Cancer Center
H. Nishiyama , The Social Health Medical Center
M. Moriyama , National Cancer Center
M. Kusumoto , National Cancer Center
H. Ohmatsu , National Cancer Center East
pp. 4332

Discriminant Snakes for 3D Reconstruction in Medical Images (Abstract)

X.M. Pardo , Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
P. Radeva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 4336

Eigensnakes for Vessel Segmentation in Angiography (Abstract)

Xavier Orriols , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Cristina Cañero , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Xavier Binefa , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
J.J. Villanueva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Petia Radeva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Jordi Vitrià , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Ricardo Toledo , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 4340

Microcalcifications Detection Using Multiresolution Methods (Abstract)

Raul Mata , University of Jaen
Francisco Sendra , University of Malaga
Enrique Nava , University of Malaga
pp. 4344

Spotting Approaches for Biochip Arrays (Abstract)

T. Kämpke , Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing
T. Kaifel , Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing
C. Schiekel , Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing
pp. 4356

Thyroid Cancer Cells Boundary Location by a Fuzzy Edge Detection Method (Abstract)

F.H.Y. Chan , University of Hong Kong
W.F. Chen , First Military Medical University
P.C.K. Kwok , The Open University of Hong Kong
C.C. Leung , University of Hong Kong
pp. 4360
Session P4.1B. OCR and Document Analysis I

A Model of Stroke Extraction from Chinese Character Images (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Ruini Cao , National University of Singapore
pp. 4368

A Pen-Based Japanese Character Input System for the Blind Person (Abstract)

Kimiyasu Kiyota , Kumamoto National College of Technology
Nobuo Ezaki , Toba National College of Maritime Technology
Shinji Yamamoto , Toyohashi University of Technology
Toru Hikichi , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 4372

Backgrounds as Information Carriers for Printed Documents (Abstract)

Koichi Kise , Osaka Prefecture University
Yasuo Miki , Osaka Prefecture University
Keinosuke Matsumoto , Osaka Prefecture University
pp. 4380

Hough Transform for Rotation Invariant Matching of Line-Drawing Images (Abstract)

Pasi Fränti , University of Joensuu
Alexey Mednonogov , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Heikki Kälviäinen , Lappeenranta University of Technology
pp. 4389

Image-Based Document Vectors for Text Retrieval (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Zhaohui Yu , National University of Singapore
pp. 4393

Parameter-Independent Geometric Document Layout Analysis (Abstract)

Sun-Mee Kang , Seokyeong University
Dae-Seok Ryu , Korea University
Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
pp. 4397

Text Extraction in MPEG Compressed Video for Content-Based Indexing (Abstract)

Young-Kyu Lim , Korea University
Song-Ha Choi , Korea University
Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
pp. 4409
Session P4.2A. OCR and Document Analysis II

A Method of Analyzing the Handling of Paper Documents in Motion Images (Abstract)

Koji Ishikawa , NEC Corporation
Noboru Nakajima , NEC Corporation
Keiji Yamada , NEC Corporation
pp. 4413

Affine-Invariant Gray-Scale Character Recognition Using GAT Correlation (Abstract)

Toru Wakahara , Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Yoshimasa Kimura , Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
pp. 4417

Improved Degraded Document Recognition with Hybrid Modeling Techniques and Character N-Grams (Abstract)

Daniel Willett , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Anja Brakensiek , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Gerhard Rigoll , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
pp. 4438

JKanji: Wavelet-Based Interactive Kanji Completion (Abstract)

Rahul Sukthankar , Just Research and Carnegie Mellon University
Robert Stockton , Just Research
pp. 4442

Layout Analysis of Complex Documents (Abstract)

Toyohide Watanabe , Nagoya University
Tsuneo Sobue , Nagoya University
pp. 4447

Part-of-Speech Tagging for Table of Contents Recognition (Abstract)

L. Pierron , LORIA-INRIA
A. Belaïd , LORIA-CNRS
N. Valverde , LORIA-ITESOFT
pp. 4451
Session P4.2A. Virtual Reality and Image Synthesis

Automatic Generation of Woodblocks for Virtual Printing (Abstract)

Shinji Mizuno , Toyohashi University of Technology
Minoru Okada , Chubu University
Shinji Yamamoto , Toyohashi University of Technology
Tsuyoshi Kasaura , Toyohashi University of Technology
Jun-ichiro Toriwaki , Nagoya University
pp. 4459

Expanding Possible View Points of Virtual Environment Using Panoramic Images (Abstract)

Katsushi Ikeuchi , University of Tokyo
Masao Sakauchi , University of Tokyo
Hiroshi Kawasaki , University of Tokyo
Takuji Takahashi , University of Tokyo
pp. 4468

Generating the Human Piano Performance in Virtual Space (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Sekiguchi , Kyoto University
Shigeru Eiho , Kyoto University
pp. 4477

Real-Time Camera Parameter Estimation from Images for a Mixed Reality System (Abstract)

Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Takashi Okuma , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Haruo Takemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Katsuhiko Sakaue , Electrotechnical Laboratory
pp. 4482

Real-Time Micro Environmental Observation with Virtual Reality (Abstract)

Nobuaki Kawahara , Denso Corp.
Yoshinori Takei , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Takeshi Kaneko , Denso Corp.
Gakuyoshi Rin , DHT Corporation
Ryoichi Dangi , Kawasaki Steel Techno-Research Corporation
pp. 4487
Session P4.2B. Automation and Robotics

Camera Calibration with a Motorized Zoom Lens (Abstract)

Yi-Ping Hung , Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University
Yong-Sheng Chen , Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University
Sheng-Wen Shih , National Chi Nan University
Chiou-Shann Fuh , National Taiwan University
pp. 4495

Mirror-Based Trinocular Systems in Robot-Vision (Abstract)

Brian Kirstein Ramsgaard , Odense University
Ivar Balslev , Odense University
Jens Arns Arnspang , Odense University
pp. 4499

Robot-Arm Pick and Place Behavior Programming System Using Visual Perception (Abstract)

Antonio J. Sánchez , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
José M. Martínez , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
pp. 4507

Vision Guided Homing for Humanoid Service Robot (Abstract)

Yi Jin , Nanyang Technological University
Ming Xie , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 4511
Session P4.2B. OCR and Document Analysis III

A New System for the Real-Time Recognition of Handwritten Mathematical Formulas (Abstract)

Kensaku Mori , Nagoya University
Takahiro Suzuki , Nagoya University
Shiro Aoshima , NTT Information Sharing Platform Laboratories
Yasuhito Suenaga , Nagoya University
pp. 4515

A Robust Document Processing System Combining Image Segmentation with Content-Based Document Compression (Abstract)

Hong Yan , University of Sydney and City University of Hong Kong
Yibing Yang , University of Sydney
pp. 4519

A Syntactic Approach for Processing Mathematical Expressions in Printed Documents (Abstract)

U. Garain , Indian Statistical Institute at Calcutta
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute at Calcutta
pp. 4523

Automatic Training of Page Segmentation Algorithms: An Optimization Approach (Abstract)

Song Mao , University of Maryland at College Park
Tapas Kanungo , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 4531

Fast Discrete HMM Algorithm for On-line Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

T. Hasegawa , Waseda University
H. Yasuda , Waseda University
T. Matsumoto , Waseda University
pp. 4535

Locating Uniform-Colored Text in Video Frames (Abstract)

Rangachar Kasturi , Pennsylvania State University
Vladimir Y. Mariano , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 4539

Multi-Font Arabic Word Recognition Using Spectral Features (Abstract)

Mohammad S Khorsheed , University of Cambridge
William F Clocksin , University of Cambridge
pp. 4543

Script-Independent, HMM-Based Text Line Finding for OCR (Abstract)

Christopher Raphael , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Richard Schwartz , GTE Corporation
Zhidong Lu , GTE Corporation
pp. 4551

Statistical-Based Approach to Word Segmentation (Abstract)

Ihsin T. Phillips , Seattle University
Robert Haralick , University of Washington
Yalin Wang , University of Washington
pp. 4555
Session P4.3A. Reconstruction and 3D Modeling

3-D Face Modeling with Multiple Range Images (Abstract)

Hisanari Shogo , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Pujitha Gunaratne , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Yukio Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 4559

3D Model Based Pose Determination in Real-Time: Strategies, Convergence, Accuracy (Abstract)

Martin Berger , Graz University of Technology
Thomas Auer , Graz University of Technology
Axel Pinz , Graz University of Technology
Gernot Bachler , Graz University of Technology
Stefan Scherer , Graz University of Technology
pp. 4567

3D Objects Coding and Recognition Using Surface Signatures (Abstract)

Sameh Yamany , Old Dominion University
Aly Farag , University of Louisville
pp. 4571

Integrating Aspects of Active Vision into a Knowledge-Based System (Abstract)

U. Ahlrichs , Universit?t Erlangen-N?rnberg
D. Paulus , Universit?t Erlangen-N?rnberg
H. Niemann , Universit?t Erlangen-N?rnberg
pp. 4579

Multi-Directional Camera 3-D Vision System for Micro-Operation (Abstract)

Daisuke Torigoe , Kagawa University
Shuxiang Quo , Kagawa University
Seiji Rata , Kagawa University
Kohichi Sugimoto , Kagawa University
pp. 4583

Real-Time Generation and Presentation of View-Dependent Binocular Stereo Images Using a Sequence of Omnidirectional Images (Abstract)

Koichiro Yamaguchi , NTT DoCoMo
Haruo Takemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Kazumasa Yamazawa , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 4589

Three-Dimensional Image Construction for Non-Destructive Testing Aided by Fuzzy Logic (Abstract)

Kazuhiko Taniguchi , Kinden Co., Ltd.
Takashi Matsumoto , Himeji Institute of Technology
Ken 'ichi Ohta , Himeji Institute of Technology
Yutaka Hata , Himeji Institute of Technology
pp. 4603
Session P4.3A. Surveillance and Monitoring I

Adaptive Human Motion Tracking Using Non-Synchronous Multiple Viewpoint Observations (Abstract)

Jun Ohya , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Howard Yang , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Akira Utsumi , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 4607

An Automatic Extraction and Display Method of Walking Person's Trajectories (Abstract)

Shin-ichi Murakami , Tokyo Denki University
Akira Wada , Tokyo Denki University
pp. 4611

Blackboard Segmentation Using Video Image of Lecture and Its Applications (Abstract)

Masao Izumi , Osaka Prefecture University
Kunio Fukunaga , Osaka Prefecture University
Masaki Onishi , Osaka Prefecture University
pp. 4615

Comparison of Tracking Techniques Applied to Digital PIV (Abstract)

Dmitry Chetverikov , Computer and Automation Research Institute
Judit Verestóy , Computer and Automation Research Institute
Marcell Nagy , Computer and Automation Research Institute
pp. 4619

Coping with 3D Artifacts in Video Sequences (Abstract)

J. Kittler , University of Surrey
A. Griffin , University of Surrey
pp. 4623

Detection and Location of People in Video Images Using Adaptive Fusion of Color and Edge Information (Abstract)

Sumer Jabri , George Mason University
Azriel Rosenfeld , University of Maryland at College Park
Zoran Duric , George Mason University
Harry Wechsler , George Mason University
pp. 4627

Locating People in Indoor Scenes for Real Applications (Abstract)

Albert Pujol , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Juan José Villanueva , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Felipe Lumbreras , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Xavier Varona , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 4632

Monitoring Head/Eye Motion for Driver Alertness with One Camera (Abstract)

Paul Smith , University of Central Florida
Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida
N. da Vitoria Lobo , University of Central Florida
pp. 4636

Multiple People Tracking Using an Appearance Model Based on Temporal Color (Abstract)

Hyungki Roh , Korea University
Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
Seonghoon Kang , Korea University
pp. 4643

Real-Time High Density People Counter Using Morphological Tools (Abstract)

Valery Naranjo , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
Antonio Albiol , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
Inmaculada Mora , Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
pp. 4652
Session P4.3B. Mobile Robots

A Bootstrapping Method for Autonomous and in Site Learning of Generic Navigation Behavior (Abstract)

Ulrich Rückert , University of Paderborn
Joaquin Sitte , Queensland University of Technology
Burkhard Iske , University of Paderborn
Kurt Malmstrom , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 4656

Commands Generation by Face Movements Applied to the Guidance of a Wheelchair for Handicapped People (Abstract)

A. Gardel , Universidad de Alcal?
L. Boquete , Universidad de Alcal?
M. Mazo , Universidad de Alcal?
L.M. Bergasa , Universidad de Alcal?
R. Barea , Universidad de Alcal?
pp. 4660

Database Architecture for Autonomous Transportation Agents for On-Scene Networked Incident Management (ATON) (Abstract)

Mohan Trivedi , University of California at San Diego
Shailendra Bhonsle , University of California at San Diego
Amarnath Gupta , University of California at San Diego
pp. 4664

E.O.G. Guidance of a Wheelchair Using Neural Networks (Abstract)

Rafael Barea , University of Alcal?
Luciano Boquete , University of Alcal?
L.M. Bergasa , University of Alcal?
Manuel Mazo , University of Alcal?
Elena López , University of Alcal?
pp. 4668

Intelligent Wheelchair Remotely Controlled by Interactive Gestures (Abstract)

Yoshiaki Shirai , Osaka University
Nobutaka Shimada , Osaka University
Teruhisa Murashima , Osaka University
Yoshinori Kuno , Osaka University
pp. 4672
Session P4.3B. Real Time Systems

Real-Time Ordnance Recognition in Color Imagery (Abstract)

Clark F. Olson , California Institute of Technology
pp. 4685

REFLICS: Real-Time Flow Imaging and Classification System (Abstract)

Sadahiro Iwamoto , University of California at San Diego
David M. Checkley , Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Mohan M. Trivedi , University of California at San Diego
pp. 4689

Remarks on a Real-Time 3D Human Body Posture Estimation Method Using Trinocular Images (Abstract)

Jun Ohya , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Tatsumi Sakaguchi , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
Kazuhiko Takahashi , ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 4693
Session P4.3B. Surveillance and Monitoring II

Using Head Movement to Recognize Activity (Abstract)

Anant Madabhushi , University of Texas at Austin
J.K. Aggarwal , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 4698

A Probabilistic Framework for Tracking in Wide-Area Environments (Abstract)

Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
Hung H. Bui , Curtin University of Technology
Geoff West , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 4702

An Interactive Facial Caricaturing System Based on the Gaze Direction of Gallery (Abstract)

Masafumi Tominaga , Chukyo University
Kazuhito Murakami , Aichi Prefectural University
Hiroyasu Koshimizu , Chukyo University
pp. 4710

Application of Panoramic Annular Lens for Motion Analysis Tasks: Surveillance and Smoke Detection (Abstract)

Iván Kopilovic , University of Veszpr?
Tamás Szirányi , University of Veszpr?m and Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Balázs Vágvölgyi , University of Veszpr?
pp. 4714

Generating Natural Language Description of Human Behavior from Video Images (Abstract)

Masao Izumi , Osaka Prefecture University
Atsuhiro Kojima , Osaka Prefecture University
Kunio Fukunaga , Osaka Prefecture University
Takeshi Tamura , Osaka Prefecture University
pp. 4728

Semi-Automatic Video-to-Site Registration for Aerial Monitoring (Abstract)

C. Shekhar , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 4736
Session P4.4A. Smart Sensors

Screen Projection Camera for Ranging Far Away Objects (Abstract)

Michio Miwa , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masahiro Ishii , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Yasuharu Koike , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Makoto Sato , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 4744
Session P4.4A. Visual Inspection

A Fuzzy Logic Approach to Drusen Detection in Retinal Angiographic Images (Abstract)

A. Raji , Universit? Paris
A. Thaïbaoui , Universit? Paris
P. Bunel , Universit? Paris
pp. 4748

A Machine Vision System for Inspecting Bearings (Abstract)

Joze Derganc , University of Ljubljana
Franjo Pernus , University of Ljubljana
pp. 4752

A Robust Algorithm for Segmenting Deformable Linear Objects from Video Image Sequences (Abstract)

Dirk Engel , Universit?t Karlsruhe
Frank Abegg , Universit?t Karlsruhe
Heinz Wörn , Universit?t Karlsruhe
pp. 4756

Accurate Localization of Edges in Noisy Volume Images (Abstract)

Pi-chi Chou , Queensland University of Technology
Mohammed Bennamoun , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 4760

Automatic Flaw Detection in Textiles Using a Neyman-Pearson Detector (Abstract)

George Mamic , Queensland University of Technology
Mohammed Bennamoun , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 4767

Color Classification of Archaeological Fragments (Abstract)

Martin Kampel , Vienna University of Technology
Robert Sablatnig , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 4771

Dent Detection in Car Bodies (Abstract)

Peter Albrecht , Institute for Neurosimulation and Image Technologies GmbH.
Tilo Lilienblum , Otto von Guericke University
Roman Calow , Institute for Neurosimulation and Image Technologies GmbH.
Bernd Michaelis , Otto von Guericke University
pp. 4775

High Precision 2-D Geometrical Inspection (Abstract)

Heikki Kälviäinen , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Ville Kyrki , Lappeenranta University of Technology
pp. 4779

Knowledge Based Fingerprint Image Enhancement (Abstract)

Xiping Luo , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jie Tian , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 4783

Object Recognition and Detection by a Combination of Support Vector Machine and Rotation Invariant Phase Only Correlation (Abstract)

Chikahito Nakajima , Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
Tomaso Poggio , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massimiliano Pontil , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Norihiko Itoh , Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
pp. 4787

On-Line System Setup in a Cellar of a Flotation Plant (Abstract)

O. Stephansson , Royal Institute of Technology
S.C. Wang , Royal Institute of Technology
W.X. Wang , Royal Institute of Technology
pp. 4791

Shape Measurement and Sketching Systems for Porcelain Using Image Technology (Abstract)

Kenichiro Hayashi , Industrial Technology Center of Saga Prefecture
Ryuzo Takiyama , Kyushu Institute of Design
Kazuhiko Shiranita , Industrial Technology Center of Saga Prefecture
Akifumi Otsubo , Industrial Technology Center of Saga Prefecture
pp. 4795

Textile Flaw Detection Using Optimal Gabor Filters (Abstract)

M. Bennamoun , Queensland University of Technology
S.J. Latham , Queensland University of Technology
A. Bodnarova , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 4799
Session P4.4B. Parallel Algorithms and Languages

A Parallel Algorithm for Tracking of Segments in Noisy Edge Images (Abstract)

P.E. López-de-Teruel , Universidad de Murcia
J.M. García , Universidad de Murcia
A. Ruiz , Universidad de Murcia
pp. 4807

A Weighted Distance Approach to Relevance Feedback (Abstract)

Moncef Gabbouj , Tampere University of Technology
Faouzi A. Cheikh , Tampere University of Technology
Robert M. Haralick , University of Washington
Selim Aksoy , University of Washington
pp. 4812

Obtaining Genericity for Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Algorithms (Abstract)

Alexandre Duret-Lutz , EPITA Research and Development Laboratory
Thierry Géraud , EPITA Research and Development Laboratory
Yoann Fabre , EPITA Research and Development Laboratory
pp. 4816

Spatio-Temporal Segmentation with Edge Relaxation and Optimization Using Fully Parallel Methods (Abstract)

László Czúni , University of Veszpr?m and Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Tamás Szirányi , University of Veszpr?m and Hungarian Academy of Sciences
pp. 4820

Transparent Parallel Image Processing by way of a Familiar Sequential API (Abstract)

D. Koelma , University of Amsterdam
F.J. Seinstra , University of Amsterdam
pp. 4824
Session P4.4B. Recognition

3-D Shape Measurement Using a Focused-Section Method (Abstract)

Akira Ishii , Ritsumeikan University
pp. 4828

A Minutia Matching Algorithm in Fingerprint Verification (Abstract)

Yan Wu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jie Tian , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiping Luo , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 4833

Object Recognition using Appearance Models Accumulated into Environment (Abstract)

Yasushi Mae , Osaka University
Tomohiro Umetani , Osaka University
Kenji Inoue , Osaka University
Tatsuo Arai , Osaka University
pp. 4845

Recognition of Local Features for Camera-Based Sign Language Recognition System (Abstract)

Rin-ichiro Taniguchi , Kyushu University
Shan Lu , Communications Research Laboratory
Daisaku Arita , Kyushu University
Seiji Igi , Communications Research Laboratory
Kazuyuki Imagawa , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., LTD.
Hideaki Matsuo , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., LTD.
pp. 4849

Visual State Recognition for a Target-Reaching Task (Abstract)

T. D'Orazio , Istituto Elaborazione Segnali ed Immagini
G. Cicirelli , Istituto Elaborazione Segnali ed Immagini
A. Distante , Istituto Elaborazione Segnali ed Immagini
pp. 4854
Session P5.2B. Contests

Comparison of Face Verification Results on the XM2VTS Database (Abstract)

A. Tefas , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
W. Gerstner , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
E. Mayoraz , Motorola Inc.
Y. Abdeljaoued , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
M. Hamouz , University of Surrey
S. Ben-Yacoub , Swisscom AG
I. Pitas , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Hong Yan , University of Sydney
K. Jonsson , University of Surrey
J. Kittler , University of Surrey
Y. Li , University of Surrey
F. Smeraldi , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
J. Matas , University of Surrey and Czech Technical University at Prague
J. Bigun , Halmstadt University
C. Kotropoulos , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Teewoon Tan , University of Sydney
N. Capdevielle , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 4858

Performance Evaluation of Line Drawing Recognition Systems (Abstract)

Atul K. Chhabra , Bell Atlantic Network Systems
Ihsin T. Phillips , Seattle University
pp. 4864

Algorithm Performance Contest (Abstract)

Gunnar Farnebäck , Link?ping University
Ming Ye , University of Washington
Mingzhou Song , University of Washington
Michael L. Schauf , University of Washington
Robert M. Haralick , University of Washington
Dominik Royko , University of Calgary
Selim Aksøy , University of Washington
Jim R. Parker , University of Calgary
Juraj Pivovarov , University of Calgary
Yalin Wang , University of Washington
pp. 4870

Some Further Results of Experimental Comparison of Range Image Segmentation Algorithms (Abstract)

Y. Morioka , Osaka University
K. Bowyer , University of South Florida
J.M.H. du Buf , University of Algarve
M. Bock , Purdue University
S. Hiura , Osaka University
K. Sato , Osaka University
R.E. Loke , University of Algarve
C. Guerra , Universit? di Padova and Purdue University
S. Inokuchi , Osaka University
X. Jiang , University of Bern
pp. 4877

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