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Pattern Recognition, International Conference on (2002)
Quebec City, QC, Canada
Aug. 11, 2002 to Aug. 15, 2002
ISSN: 1051-4651
ISBN: 0-7695-1695-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.8 Recognition

A Theory of the Quasi-Static World (Abstract)

Randal C. Nelson , University of Rochester
Brandon C. S. Sanders , University of Rochester
Rahul Sukthankar , Compaq Research (CRL)
pp. 30001

A Comparison of PCA and ICA for Object Recognition Under Varying Illumination (Abstract)

David Capson , McMaster University
Derek Schuurman , McMaster University
Jeff Fortuna , McMaster University
pp. 30011

Semantic Retrieval by Spatial Relationships (Abstract)

Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
Kent K. T. Cheung , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 30016

Colour-Based Model Pruning for Efficient ARG Object Recognition (Abstract)

Alireza Ahmadyfard , University of Surrey
Josef Kittler , University of Surrey
pp. 30020

View-Based 3-D Object Recognition using Shock Graphs (Abstract)

Diego Macrini , University of Toronto
Sven Dickinson , University of Toronto
Kaleem Siddiqi , McGill University
Steven Zucker , Yale University
Ali Shokoufandeh , Drexel University
pp. 30024
II.8 Classification

Solving the Small Sample Size Problem of LDA (Abstract)

Rui Huang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qingshan Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Songde Ma , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 30029

Adaptive Kernel Metric Nearest Neighbor Classification (Abstract)

Douglas R. Heisterkamp , Oklahoma State University
Jing Peng , Tulane University
H. K. Dai , Oklahoma State University
pp. 30033

Prototype Selection for Finding Efficient Representations of Dissimilarity Data (Abstract)

Elżbieta Pekalska , Delft University of Technology
Robert P. W. Duin , Delft University of Technology
pp. 30037

An Experimental Comparison between Consistency-Based and Adaptive Prototype Replacement Schemes (Abstract)

R. A. Mollineda , Universitat Politècnica de València
E. Vidal , Universitat Politècnica de València
F. J. Ferri , Universitat de València
pp. 30041

A Neural Network Classifier for Occluded Images (Abstract)

Y. Ikeda , NS Solutions
T. Kurita , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
T. Takahashi , Ryukoku University
pp. 30045
II.8P Poster Session - Pattern Recognition, Neural Networks, and Document Analysis

A New Perceptive System for the Recognition of Cursive Handwriting (Abstract)

Eric Lecolinet , Ecole Natioanl Superior des T?l?communication de Paris
José Ruiz-Pinales , University of Guanajuato
pp. 30053

Word Spotting in Chinese Document Images without Layout Analysis (Abstract)

Yue Lu , National University of Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
pp. 30057

Robust Text Detection from Binarized Document Images (Abstract)

Matti Pietikäinen , University of Oulu
Oleg Okun , University of Oulu
Yu Yan , University of Oulu
pp. 30061

Correcting Show-Through Effects on Document Images by Multiscale Analysis (Abstract)

Takeshi Suzuki , Ricoh Software Research Center
Hirobumi Nishida , Ricoh Software Research Center
pp. 30065

Automatic/Interactive Interpretation of Color Map Images (Abstract)

S. Ablameyko , National Academy of Sciences
M. Homenko , National Academy of Sciences
N. Paramonova , National Academy of Sciences
V. Bereishik , National Academy of Sciences
O. Patsko , National Academy of Sciences
pp. 30069

Comparing Normalization and Adaptation Techniques for On-Line Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

Gerhard Rigoll , Technical University of Munich
Andreas Kosmala , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Anja Brakensiek , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
pp. 30073

Hierarchical Content Classification and Script Determination for Automatic Document Image Processing (Abstract)

Zheru Chi , Hong Kong Polytechnical University
Qing Wang , Northwestern Polytechnical University and Hong Kong Polytechnical University
Rongchun Zhao , Northwestern Polytechnical University
pp. 30077

Offline Cursive Word Recognition using Continuous Density Hidden Markov Models Trained with PCA or ICA Features (Abstract)

S. Bengio , Institut Dalle Molle d?Intelligence Artificielle Perceptive
A. Vinciarelli , Institut Dalle Molle d?Intelligence Artificielle Perceptive
pp. 30081

A Learning Process to the Identification of Feature Points on Chinese Characters (Abstract)

Jhing-Fa Wang , National Cheng Kung University
Yih-Ming Su , National Cheng Kung University and I-Shou University
pp. 30093

Combining SVM Classifiers for Handwritten Digit Recognition (Abstract)

Dusan Cakmakov , Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Dejan Gorgevik , Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
pp. 30102

DVHMM: Variable Length Text Recognition Error Model (Abstract)

Atsuhiro Takasu , National Institute of Informatics
Kenro Aihara , National Institute of Informatics
pp. 30110

Normalization of Contrast in Document Images Using Generalized Fuzzy Operator with Least Square Method (Abstract)

C. C. Leung , University of Hong Kong
P. C. K. Kwok , The Open University of Hong Kong
F. H. Y. Chan , University of Hong Kong
W. K. Tsui , University of Hong Kong
pp. 30115

Stroke Extraction and Stroke Sequence Estimation on Signatures (Abstract)

K K Lau , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yuan Y Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
Pong C Yuen , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 30119

Applying Compiler Techniques to Diagram Recognition (Abstract)

D. Blostein , Queen's University
R. Zanibbi , Queen's University
J. Cordy , Queen's University
pp. 30123

On the Performance of Wavelets for Handwritten Numerals Recognition (Abstract)

João M. de Carvalho , Universidade Federal da Paraíba
Suzete E.N. Correia , Universidade Federal da Paraíba
Robert Sabourin , École de Technologie Supérieure
pp. 30127

An Evolutionary Approach for the Generation of Diversiform Characters Using a Handwriting Model (Abstract)

Keiichi Sumita , Nagaoka University of Technology
Yasuhiro Wada , Nagaoka University of Technology
Hiroyuki Kasuga , Nagaoka University of Technology
pp. 30131

Graphics Recognition from Binary Images: One Step or Two Steps (Abstract)

Michael R. Lyu , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jiqiang Song , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shijie Cai , Nanjing University
Min Cai , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 30135

Handwritten Character Recognition Based on Structural Characteristics (Abstract)

N. Fakotakis , University of Patras
G. Kokkinakis , University of Patras
E. Kavallieratou , University of Patras
pp. 30139

Preprocessing and Recognition of Characters in Container Codes (Abstract)

Gabriela Andreu García , Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
Ismael Salvador Igual , Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
Alberto Pérez Jiménez , Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
pp. 30143

A Comparative Study between Decision Fusion and Data Fusion in Markovian Printed Character Recognition (Abstract)

Laurence Likforman-Sulem , Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications
Khalid Hallouli , Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications
Marc Sigelle , Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications
pp. 30147

Combining HMM-Based Two-Pass Classifiers for Off-Line Word Recognition (Abstract)

Wenwei Wang , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Anja Brakensiek , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Gerhard Rigoll , Technical University of Munich
pp. 30151

Binarization of Low Quality Text Using a Markov Random Field Model (Abstract)

Christian Wolf , INSA de Lyon
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 30160

Online Handwritten Indian Script Recognition: A Human Motor Function Based Framework (Abstract)

T. T. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
U. Garain , Indian Statistical Institute
B. B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 30164

A Comparison of Techniques for Automatic Clustering of Handwritten Characters (Abstract)

Vuokko Vuori , Helsinki University of Technology
Jorma Laaksonen , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 30168

Likelihood Word Image Generation Model for Word Recognition (Abstract)

Simon M. Lucas , University of Essex
Eiki Ishidera , NEC Corporation
Andrew C. Downton , University of Essex
pp. 30172

Morphology-Based License Plate Detection from Complex Scenes (Abstract)

Yung-Sheng Chen , Yuan Ze University
Jun-Wei Hsieh , Yuan Ze University
Shih-Hao Yu , Yuan Ze University
pp. 30176

Scan-to-XML: Automatic Generation of Browsable Technical Documents (Abstract)

Bart Lamiroy , LORIA-INPL
Ernest Valveny , Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
pp. 30188

A Method for Document Zone Content Classification (Abstract)

Robert M. Haralick , City University of New York
Yalin Wang , University of Washington
Ihsin T. Phillips , City University of New York
pp. 30196

Technical Symbols Recognition Using the Two-Dimensional Radon Transform (Abstract)

L. Wendling , University of Nancy II
S. Tabbone , University of Nancy II
pp. 30200

A Robust Approach for Recognition of Text Embedded in Natural Scenes (Abstract)

Alex Waibel , Carnegie Mellon University
Andreas Hanneman , Carnegie Mellon University
Jing Zhang , Mobile Technologies, LLC
Andreas Hanneman , Carnegie Mellon University
Jie Yang , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 30204

Newspaper Headlines Extraction from Microfilm Images (Abstract)

Qing Hong Liu , National University of Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
pp. 30208

Chinese Handwriting Recognition Using Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

Bing Feng , Tsinghua University
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
Youshou Wu , Tsinghua University
pp. 30212

A Robust License-Plate Extraction Method under Complex Image Conditions (Abstract)

Sunghoon Kim , Sogang University
Daechul Kim , Sogang University
Younbok Ryu , Sogang University
Gyeonghwan Kim , Sogang University
pp. 30216

Pen Pressure Features for Writer-Independent On-Line Handwriting Recognition Based on Substroke HMM (Abstract)

Shigeki Sagayama , University of Tokyo
Takashi Sudo , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Mitsuru Nakai , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Hiroshi Shimodaira , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 30220

Automatic Grading Prototype System for KANJI Dictation Test (Abstract)

Tetsushi Wakabayashi , Mie University
Fumitaka Kimura , Mie University
Meng Shi , Mie University
Wataru Ohyama , Mie University
pp. 30232

Trainable Table Location in Document Images (Abstract)

G. Soda , Università di Firenze
L. Sarti , Università di Siena
F. Cesari , Università di Firenzeni
S. Marinai , Università di Firenzeni
pp. 30236

Performance Prediction for Handwritten Word Recognizers and Its Application to Classifier Combination (Abstract)

Venu Goindaraju , State University of New York at Buffalo
Hanhong Xue , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 30241

Features for Printed Document Image Analysis (Abstract)

Jean Duong , Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon and Ecole de Technologie Supérieure
Myriam Côté , Ecole de Technologie Supérieure
Hubert Emptoz , Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon
pp. 30245

Off-Line Handwritten Chinese Character Stroke Extraction (Abstract)

Feng Lin , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xiaoou Tang , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 30249
III.8 Sensors and Applications: I

Identifying Vehicles Using Vibrometry Signatures (Abstract)

Magnús Snorrason , Charles River Analytics
Mark R. Stevens , Charles River Analytics
Daniel Petrovich , Air Force Research Laboratory
pp. 30253

Crack Defect Detection and Localization Using Genetic-Based Inverse Voting Hough Transform (Abstract)

L.F.C. Lew Yan Voon , Laboratoire LE2I, IUT Le Creusot
K. Maalmi , Laboratoire LE2I, IUT Le Creusot
R. Benslimane , Laboratoire LTTI, EST de Fez
P. Gorria , Laboratoire LE2I, IUT Le Creusot
A. El-Ouaazizi , Laboratoire LTTI, EST de Fez
A. Diou , Laboratoire LE2I, IUT Le Creusot
pp. 30257

Enhancement of Annual Rings on Industrial CT Images of Logs (Abstract)

Jean-Philippe Andreu , Institute of Digital Image Processing
Alfred Rinnhofer , Institute of Digital Image Processing
pp. 30261

Implementing Image Applications on FPGAs (Abstract)

Charles Ross , Colorado State University
Bruce A. Draper , Colorado State University
A.P. Willem Böhm , Colorado State University
J. Ross Beveridge , Colorado State University
Monica Chawathe , Colorado State University
pp. 30265

Fast Restoration of Colour Movie Scratches (Abstract)

Jiří Filip , Institute of Information Theory and Automation AS CR
Michal Haindl , Institute of Information Theory and Automation AS CR
pp. 30269
Invited Talk

Detecting a Gazing Region by Visual Direction and Stereo Cameras (Abstract)

Akihiro Nakayama , Kyoto University
Akihiro Sugimoto , Kyoto University
Takashi Matsuyama , Kyoto University
pp. 30278
I.9 Indexing and Grouping

Video Structuring, Indexing and Retrieval Based on Global Motion Wavelet Coefficients (Abstract)

D. Pellerin , Laboratoire des Images et des Signaux, INPG
E. Bruno , University of Geneva
pp. 30287

Metric-Based Shape Retrieval in Large Databases (Abstract)

Benjamin B. Kimia , Brown University
Thomas B. Sebastian , Brown University
pp. 30291

Bayesian Pot-Assembly from Fragments as Problems in Perceptual-Grouping and Geometric-Learning (Abstract)

Eileen L. Vote , Brown University
Yan Cao , Brown University
Weixin Kong , Brown University
Frederic F. Leymarie , Brown University
David Mumford , Brown University
Kongbin Kang , Brown University
Jill Baker , Brown University
Senem Velipasalar , Brown University
David B. Cooper , Brown University
Benjamin B. Kimia , Brown University
David H. Laidlaw , Brown University
Xavier Orriols , Brown University
Andrew Willis , Brown University
Stuart Andrews , Brown University
Martha S. Joukowsky , Brown University
Dongjin Han , Brown University
pp. 30297

4-D Voting for Matching, Densification and Segmentation into Motion Layers (Abstract)

Gérard Medioni , University of Southern California
Mircea Nicolescu , University of Southern California
pp. 30303

A Bayesian Approach to Simultaneous Motion Estimation of Multiple Independently Moving Objects (Abstract)

Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland at College Park
Qinfen Zheng , University of Maryland at College Park
Gang Qian , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 30309
II.9 Poster Session - Pattern Recognition, Neural Networks, and Document Analysis

New Algorithm for Geometric Transformations of Digital Images and Patterns (Abstract)

Z. C. Li , National Sun Yat-sen University
H. Wang , City University of Hong Kong
C. Y. Suen , Concordia University
J. Y. Lin , National Sun Yat-sen University
pp. 30315

Introducing Termination Probabilities to HMM (Abstract)

M. Cheriet , University of Qu?bec
Y. Al-Ohali , Concordia University
C. Y. Suen , Concordia University
pp. 30319

Efficient Estimation of Pen Trajectory from Off-Line Handwritten Words (Abstract)

M. Cheriet , University of Qu?bec
Y. Al-Ohali , Concordia University
C. Y. Suen , Concordia University
pp. 30323

Post-Processing Scheme for Improving Recognition Performance of Touching Handwritten Numeral Strings (Abstract)

Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
Kye Kyung Kim , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Yun Koo Chung , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute,
pp. 30327

KMOD — A Tw o-Parameter SVM Kernel for Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

C. Y . Suen , Concordia University
M. Cheriet , École d e Téchnologe Supéreure
N. E. Ayat , École d e Téchnologe Supéreure and Concordia University
pp. 30331

Content Analysis in Document Images: A Scale Space Approach (Abstract)

J. Y. Nie , Universit? de Montr?al
C. Y. Suen , Concordia University
M. Cheriet , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure de Montr?al and Concordia University
Y. Fataicha , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure de Montr?al and Universit? de Montr?al
pp. 30335

Discovering Operators and Features for Object Detection (Abstract)

Bir Bhanu , University of California at Riverside
Yingqiang Lin , University of California at Riverside
pp. 30339

Individual Recognition by Kinematic-Based Gait Analysis (Abstract)

Ju Han , University of California at Riverside
Bir Bhanu , University of California at Riverside
pp. 30343

Edge Detection and Texture Segmentation Based on Independent Component Analysis (Abstract)

Hanqing Lu , University of the Ryukyyus
Yen-Wei Chen , University of the Ryukyyus
Xiang-Yan Zeng , University of the Ryukyyus
pp. 30351

Usefulness of Boundary Sequences in Computing Shape Features for Arbitrary Shaped Regions (Abstract)

Jongmin Kim , Kosin University
Seongok Kim , Korea Institute of Footwear & Leather Technology
Sungyoung Kim , Changwon-College
Minhwan Kim , Pusan National University
pp. 30355

Coarse-to-Fine Support Vector Classifiers for Face Detection (Abstract)

Nozha Boujemaa , INRIA Rocquencourt
Hichem Sahbi , INRIA Rocquencourt
pp. 30359

PCA for Gender Estimation: Which Eigenvectors Contribute? (Abstract)

Koray Balci , LORIA
Volkan Atalay , Middle East Technical University
pp. 30363

Improvement of Histogram-Based Image Retrieval and Classification (Abstract)

Sven Siggelkow , Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Hans Burkhardt , Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
pp. 30367

Robustness of Linear Discriminant Analysis in Automatic Speech Recognition (Abstract)

Hans Dolfing , Philips Research Laboratories
Marcel Katz , Otto-von-Guericke University, University of Applied Science Düsseldorf and Philips Research Laboratories
Hans-Günter Meier , University of Applied Science Düsseldorf
Dietrich Klakow , Philips Research Laboratories
pp. 30371

A Perceptual Shape Descriptor (Abstract)

Nafiz Arica , Middle East Technical University
Fatos T. Yarman Vural , Middle East Technical University
pp. 30375

Fractional Component Analysis (FCA) for Mixed Signals (Abstract)

Asanobu Kitamoto , National Institute of Informatics
pp. 30383

A Method of Image Recognition Based on the Fusion of Reduced Invariant Representations: Mathematical Substantiation (Abstract)

Yuri G. Smetanin , Russian Academy of Sciences
Igor B. Gurevich , Russian Academy of Sciences
Irina A. Jernova , Moscow Lomonosov State University
pp. 30391

Modular Neural Networks for Seismic Tomography (Abstract)

E. Ramos , Universidad Central de Venezuela
M. Padrón , Universidad Central de Venezuela and Institut National des T?l?communications
D. Barráez , Universidad Central de Venezuela
S. Garcia-Salicetti , Institut National des T?l?communications
B. Dorizzi , Institut National des T?l?communications
pp. 30407

Shape Decomposition and Skeleton Extraction of Character Patterns (Abstract)

Jeong-Sun Park , Chonbuk National University
Il-Seok Oh , Chonbuk National University
pp. 30411

Finding Regions of Interest in Document Images by Planar HMM (Abstract)

C. Viard-Gaudin , EPUN, Laboratoire IRCCyN/UMR CNRS,
PM. Lallican , Vision Objects
J. Golenzer , EPUN, Laboratoire IRCCyN/UMR CNRS
pp. 30415

Automatic Text Location Using Cluster-Based Template Matching (Abstract)

Hang Joon Kim , Kyungpook National University
Jae Sik Chang , Kyungpook National University
Eun Yi Kim , Konkuk University
pp. 30423

A New Strategy for Selecting Working Sets Applied in SMO (Abstract)

Jianmin Li , Tsinghua University
Bo Zhang , Tsinghua University
Fuzong Lin , Tsinghua University
pp. 30427

Learning and Extracting Edges from Images by a Modified Hopfield Neural Network (Abstract)

Sylvain Chartier , Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Richard Lepage , Ecole de technologie superieure
pp. 30431

QuickStroke: An Incremental On-Line Chinese Handwriting Recognition System (Abstract)

Nada P. Matić , Synaptics, Inc.
Tony Wang , Synaptics, Inc.
John C. Platt , Synaptics, Inc.
pp. 30435

Structure in Errors: A Case Study in Fingerprint Verification (Abstract)

N. K. Ratha , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
S. Pankanti , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
R. M. Bolle , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
pp. 30440

Optimal Grid Quantization (Abstract)

Mingzhou Song , Queens College of City University of New York
Robert M. Haralick , City University of New York
pp. 30444

Context-Sensitive Bayesian Classifiers and Application to Mouse Pressure Pattern Classification (Abstract)

Rosalind W. Picard , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Yuan Qi , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 30448

Shape Representation Using Concavity Graphs (Abstract)

Mohamed Kamel , University of Waterloo
Ossama El Badawy , University of Waterloo
pp. 30461

Multimodal Temporal Pattern Mining (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pengyu Hong , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 30465

Text Extraction in Real Scene Images on Planar Planes (Abstract)

Kwang In Kim , Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Keechul Jung , Michigan State University
JungHyun Han , Sung Kyun Kwan University
pp. 30469

Text Scanner with Text Detection Technology on Image Sequences (Abstract)

Masakastu Kourogi , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
JungHyun Han , Sungkyunkwan University
Kwang In Kim , Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Takeshi Kurata , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Keechul Jung , Michigan State Univerisity
pp. 30473

Page Classification through Logical Labelling (Abstract)

Matthew Ma , Panasonic Technologies Company
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
Jinhong K. Guo , Panasonic Technologies Company
Jian Liang , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 30477

Recognition of Off-Line Handwritten Arabic Words Using Hidden Markov Model Approach (Abstract)

Dave Elliman , University of Nottingham
Somaya Alma?adeed , University of Nottingham
Colin Higgens , University of Nottingham
pp. 30481

Chinese Character Recognition via Gegenbauer Moments (Abstract)

Miroslaw Pawlak , University of Manitoba
Simon Liao , University of Winnipeg
Amy Chiang , University of Winnipeg
Qin Lu , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 30485

Locating Characters in Scene Images Using Frequency Features (Abstract)

Beom-Joon Cho , Chosun University
Bong-Kee Sin , Pukyong National University
Seon-Kyu Kim , Pukyong National University
pp. 30489

School Level Recognition from Children's Drawings and Writings (Abstract)

Pierre Courtellemont , Université La Rochelle
Céline Rémi , Université Antilles
Carl Frélicot , Université La Rochelle
pp. 30493

Face Recognition by Combining Several Algorithms (Abstract)

David Zhang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Jie Zhou , Tsinghua University
pp. 30497
III.9 Segmentation

A Wavelet-Based Edge Detection Method by Scale Multiplication (Abstract)

Lei Zhang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Paul Bao , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 30501

A Wavelet-Based Watershed Image Segmentation for VOP Generation (Abstract)

Jong Bae Kim , Kyungpook National University
Hang Joon Kim , Kyungpook National University
pp. 30505

A Graph-Spectral Approach to Surface Segmentation (Abstract)

Antonio Robles-Kelly , University of York
Edwin. R. Hancock , University of York
pp. 30509

A Probabilistic Framework for Specular Shape-from-Shading (Abstract)

Hossein Ragheb , University of York
Edwin. R. Hancock , University of York
pp. 30513

Evaluating the Range Flow Motion Constraint (Abstract)

Hagen Spies , ICG-III: Phytosphere
John L. Barron , University of Western Ontario
pp. 30517
IV.9 Applications and Performance

Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Fourier Descriptors on a Logo Database (Abstract)

Hanan Samet , University of Maryland at College Park
Andre Folkers , Medical University of Lübeck
pp. 30521

Background Learning for Robust Face Recognition (Abstract)

R. K. Singh , Indian Institute of Technology at Madras
A. N. Rajagopalan , Indian Institute of Technology at Madras
pp. 30525

Two-Hand Gesture Recognition Using Coupled Switching Linear Model (Abstract)

Yoshiaki Shirai , Osaka University
Nobutaka Shimada , Osaka University
Mun Ho Jeong , Osaka University
Yoshinori Kuno , Saitama University
pp. 30529

Improving Retrieval Performance by Long-term Relevance Information (Abstract)

Anlei Dong , University of California at Riverside
Peng-Yeng Yin , Ming Chuan University
Bir Bhanu , University of California at Riverside
Kuang-Cheng Chang , Ming Chuan University
pp. 30533
I.10 Poster Session - Computer Vision and Robotics

Automatic Detection of Planar Contours from Uncalibrated Images (Abstract)

Stéphane Paris , University of Metz
Houda Chabbi , Mobile Information System Laboratary of the EIA-FR
Lukas Theiler , University of Fribourg
pp. 30541

The Trimmed Iterative Closest Point Algorithm (Abstract)

D. Svirko , Computer and Automation Institute
Pavel Krsek , Czech Technical University
D. Stepanov , Computer and Automation Institute
D. Chetverikov , Computer and Automation Institute
pp. 30545

Elastic Transformation of the Image Pixel Grid for Similarity Based Face Identification (Abstract)

Vadim Mottl , Tula State University
Alexey Kostin , Tula State University
Josef Kittler , University of Surrey
Andrey Kopylov , Tula State University
Alexey Yermakov , Tula State University
pp. 30549

Factorized Local Appearance Models (Abstract)

Xiang Zhou , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Baback Moghaddam , Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory
pp. 30553

Mutual Information Based Evaluation of 3D Building Models (Abstract)

George Vosselman , Delft University of Technology
Ildiko Suveg , Delft University of Technology
pp. 30557

Object Recognition Supported by User Interaction for Service Robots (Abstract)

Jun Miura , Osaka University
Yasushi Makihara , Osaka University
Masao Takizawa , Osaka University
Yoshiaki Shirai , Osaka University
Nobutaka Shimada , Osaka University
pp. 30561

Robust Appearance-Based Object Recognition Using a Fully Connected Markov Random Field (Abstract)

S. Bouattour , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
H. Niemann , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
B. Caputo , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
pp. 30565

Multiscale Surface Organization and Description for Free Form bject Recognition (Abstract)

Ravi Srikantiah , Ohio State University
Kim L. Boyer , Ohio State University
Patrick J. Flynn , University of Notre Dame
pp. 30569

Multibaseline Stereo in the Presence of Specular Reflections (Abstract)

Stephen Lin , Microsoft Research, Asia
Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yuanzhen Li , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Sing Bing Kang , Microsoft Research
Heung-Yeung Shum , Microsoft Research, Asia
pp. 30573

Hyper Frame Vision: A Real-Time Vision System for 6-DOF Object Localization (Abstract)

Yasushi Sumi , Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Fumiaki Tomita , Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Yutaka Ishiyama , Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
pp. 30577

3-D Modeling of an Outdoor Scene by Multi-Baseline Stereo Using a Long Sequence of Images (Abstract)

Masayuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Tomokazu Sato , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Haruo Takemura , Osaka University
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 30581

Clothed People Detection in Still Images (Abstract)

Nathan Sprague , University of Rochester
Jiebo Luo , Eastman Kodak Company
pp. 30585

Manifold Pursuit: A New Approach to Appearance Based Recognition (Abstract)

Shai Avidan , Interdisciplinary Center
Amnon Shashua , Stanford University
Anat Levin , Stanford University
pp. 30590

Stereo Computation Using Radial Adaptive Windows (Abstract)

Heung-Yeung Shum , Microsoft Research Asia
Dongsheng Wang , Chinese Academy of Science
Yihua Xu , Microsoft Research Asia
Tao Feng , Microsoft Research Asia
pp. 30595

Differential Epipolar Constraint in Mobile Robot Egomotion Estimation (Abstract)

Helder Araújo , Universidade de Coimbra
Xavier Armangué , Universitat de Girona
Joaquim Salvi , Universitat de Girona
pp. 30599

Specification of Image Acquisition Parameters for Stereo Panoramas (Abstract)

Shou-Kang Wei , University of Auckland
Reinhard Klette , University of Auckland
Fay Huang , University of Auckland
pp. 30603

Recognition of Free-Form Objects in Dense Range Data Using Local Features (Abstract)

Patrick J. Flynn , University of Notre Dame
Richard J. Campbell , Sharp Laboratories of America
pp. 30607

3-D Object Representation from Multi-View Range Data Applying Deformable Superquadrics (Abstract)

M. A. Abidi , University of Tennessee
Y. Zhang , University of Tennessee
J. Paik , University of Tennessee
A. Koschan , University of Tennessee
pp. 30611

Extended Isomap for Classification (Abstract)

Ming-Hsuan Yang , Honda Fundamental Research Labs
pp. 30615

Accuracy of the Regularised Dynamic Programming Stereo (Abstract)

Uri Lipowezky , Tiltan System Engineering Ltd.
Georgy Gimel?farb , University of Auckland
pp. 30619

Multiple Rectangle Model for Vuildings Segmentation and 3D Scene Reconstruction (Abstract)

Laurent D. Cohen , Université Paris 9 Dauphine
Samuel Vinson , EADS Matra Systèmes & Information, now with IDP, iTV Company
pp. 30623

Homotopy-Based Estimation of Depth Cues in Spatial Domain (Abstract)

F. Deschênes , Université de Sherbrooke and École des Mines de Paris
P. Fuchs , École des Mines de Paris
D. Ziou , Université de Sherbrooke
pp. 30627

Region Segmentation and Matching in Stereo Images (Abstract)

B. Boufama , University of Windsor
D. O'Connell , University of Windsor
pp. 30631

The Design of a Stereo Panorama Camera for Scenes of Dynamic Range (Abstract)

Reinhard Klette , University of Auckland
Shou-Kang Wei , University of Auckland
Fay Huang , University of Auckland
pp. 30635

Perceptual Grouping for Multiple View Stereo Using Tensor Voting (Abstract)

Gérard Medioni , University of Southern California
Philippos Mordohai , University of Southern California
pp. 30639

Real-Time Range Imaging for Dynamic Scenes Using Colour-Edge Based Structured Light (Abstract)

Frank Forster , Siemens AG
Bernd Radig , Technical Universität München
Manfred Lang , Technical Universität München
pp. 30645

Three Dimensional Measurement using Color Structured Patterns and Imaging Spectrograph (Abstract)

Yoshitsugu Manabe , University of Joensuu and Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Kunihiro Chihara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Timo Jääskeläinen , University of Joensuu
Jussi Parkkinen , University of Joensuu
pp. 30649

3D Reconstruction of Indoor and Outdoor Scenes Using a Mobile Range Scanner (Abstract)

A. Koschan , University of Tennessee
M. A. Abidi , University of Tennessee
J. K. Paik , University of Tennessee
Y. Sun , University of Tennessee
pp. 30653

Dense Stereo Based on the Uniqueness Constraint (Abstract)

L. Di Stefano , University of Bologna
M. Marchionni , University of Bologna
G. Neri , University of Bologna
S. Mattoccia , University of Bologna - Sede di Cesena
pp. 30657

Generation of a 3-D Face Model from One Camera (Abstract)

Gérard Medioni , University of South California
Bastien Pesenti , Geometrix, Inc.
pp. 30667

Wedge-Based Corner Model for Widely Separated Views Matching (Abstract)

Robert Laganière , University of Ottawa
Étienne Vincent , University of Ottawa
pp. 30672

Recovering Structures and Motions from Mutual Projection of Cameras (Abstract)

Mitsuru Ito , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Takeshi Sugimura , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 30676

Wavelet-Based Multiresolution Stereo Vision (Abstract)

Guy Caspary , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Yehoshua Y. Zeevi , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and Columbia University
pp. 30680

Surface Models Based on Face Hierarchies and Dynamic Control of the Model LODs (Abstract)

Tsutomu Hasegawa , Kyushu University
Tokuo Tsuji , Kyushu University
Hongbin Zha , Peking University
pp. 30684

A Real-Time System for Classification of Moving Objects (Abstract)

U. Bogomolov , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
M. Rudzsky , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
R. Goldenberg , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
S. Lepchev , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
E. Rivlin , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 30688

Probabilistic Matching of Image- to Model-Features for Real-time Object Tracking (Abstract)

Minu Ayromlou , Vienna University of Technology
Wolfgang Ponweiser , Vienna University of Technology
Markus Vincze , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 30692

Pose Estimation for Central Catadioptric Systems: An Analytical Approach (Abstract)

H. Araujo , University of Coimbra - Polo II
A. Paulino , University of Coimbra - Polo II
pp. 30696

Albedo Recovery Using a Photometric Stereo Approach (Abstract)

Ramakrishna Kakarala , Agilent Technologies
Reinhard Klette , University of Auckland
Chia-Yen Chen , University of Auckland
pp. 30700

Perception Planning for an Exploration Task of a 3D Environment (Abstract)

María Teresa Lozano Albalate , Universitat Jaume I and LAAS-CNRS
José Miguel Sanchiz Martí , Universitat Jaume I
Michel Devy , LAAS-CNRS
pp. 30704

Scene Classification from Dense Disparity Maps in Indoor Environments (Abstract)

Gregory Hager , Johns Hopkins University
Darius Burschka , Johns Hopkins University
pp. 30708

A Simple Linear Method to Obtain Height Ordering of Scene Points (Abstract)

N. J. Ferrier , University of Wisconsin at Madison
P. Ravindran , University of Wisconsin at Madison
pp. 30719

Fusion of Global and Local Information for Object Detection (Abstract)

Ashutosh Garg , University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign
Shivani Agarwal , University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign
pp. 30723
Invited Talk

Some Recent Advances in Speech Recognition with Potential Applications in Other Statistical Pattern Recognition Areas (PDF)

Herve Bourlard , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Dalle Molle Institute of Perceptual Artificial Intelligence
pp. 30727

Constructing Speech Processing Systems on Universal Phonetic Codes Accompanied with Reference Acoustic Models (Abstract)

Yoshiaki Itoh , Iwate Prefectural University
Nahoko Fujimura , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Kazuyo Tanaka , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and University of Library and Information Science
Hiroaki Kojima , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
pp. 30728

A Robust Method for the Vietnamese Handwritten and Speech Recognition (Abstract)

Nguyen Duc Hoang Ha , University of HoChiMinh
Pham Nam Trung , University of HoChiMinh
Vu Hai Quan , University of HoChiMinh
pp. 30732

On-Line Script Recognition (Abstract)

Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
Anoop M. Namboodiri , Michigan State University
pp. 30736

On-Line Handwriting Recognition Based on Bigram Co-Occurrences (Abstract)

Adnan EI-Nasan , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
pp. 30740
III.10 Applications: II

Synthetic Fingerprint-Database Generation (Abstract)

R. Cappelli , University of Bologna
D. Maltoni , University of Bologna
D. Maio , University of Bologna
pp. 30744

Efficient Alignment of Fingerprint Images (Abstract)

B. Wachmann , Siemens AG Österreich
H. Ramoser , Advanced Computer Vision
H. Bischof , University of Technology at Graz
pp. 30748

Fingerprint Image Enhancement by Pixel-Parallel Processing (Abstract)

Takuya Adachi , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Namiko Ikeda , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Satoshi Shigematsu , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Hakaru Kyuragi , NTT Telecommunications Energy Laboratories
Yukio Okazaki , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Koji Fujii , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Takahiro Hatano , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Mamoru Nakanishi , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
pp. 30752

Hiding a Face in a Fingerprint Image (Abstract)

Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
Rein-Lien Hsu , Michigan State University
Umut Uludag , Michigan State University
pp. 30756

Mixed Anisotropic Diffusion (Abstract)

Romulus Terebes , Equipe Signal Image-LAP
Monica Borda , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Olivier Lavialle , Equipe Signal Image-LAP
Pierre Baylou , Equipe Signal Image-LAP
pp. 30760
Invited Talk

View-Based Dynamic Object Recognition Based on Human Perception (Abstract)

Arnulf Graf , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Heinrich H. Bülthoff , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Christian Wallraven , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
pp. 30768

Semantic Interpretation of Object Activities in a Surveillance System (Abstract)

Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Weiming Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qifeng Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jiangung Lou , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 30777

Incremental PCA or On-Line Visual Learning and Recognition (Abstract)

Matej Artač , University of Ljubljana
Matjaž Jogan , University of Ljubljana
Aleš Leonardis , University of Ljubljana
pp. 30781

Graph Spectral Approach for Learning View Structure (Abstract)

Richard C. Wilson , University of York
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York
Bin Luo , University of York and Anhui University
pp. 30785

Boosting and Structure Learning in Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Audio-Visual Speaker Detection (Abstract)

Tanzeem Choudhury , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alex Pentland , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vladimir Pavlović , Boston University
James M. Rehg , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 30789
II.11 Biometrics: Fingerprints and Gesture

A Hybrid Fingerprint Matcher (Abstract)

Arun Ross , Michigan State University
James Reisman , Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.
Anil Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 30795

A Fingerprint Verification Algorithm Using the Differential Matching Rate (Abstract)

Hakaru Kyuragi , NTT Telecommunications Energy Laboratories
Hiroki Morimura , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Takuya Adachi , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Yukio Okazaki , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Takahiro Hatano , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Shigehiko Onishi , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
Satoshi Shigematsu , NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories
pp. 30799

A Robust Fingerprint Matching Algorithm Using Local Alignment (Abstract)

Kaekyoung Choi , Yonsei University
Dongjae Lee , Yonsei University
Jaihie Kim , Yonsei University
pp. 30803

Palmprint Texture Analysis Based on Low-Resolution Images for Personal Authentication (Abstract)

David Zhang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wai Kin Kong , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 30807

FVC2002: Second Fingerprint Verification Competition (Abstract)

J. L. Wayman , California State University San Jose
A. K. Jain , Michigan State University
D. Maltoni , University of Bologna
R. Cappelli , University of Bologna
D. Maio , University of Bologna
pp. 30811

Deciphering Layered Meaning in Gestures (Abstract)

Y. V. Venkatesh , National University of Singapore
Surendra Ranganath , National University of Singapore
Sylvie C. W. Ong , National University of Singapore
pp. 30815
III.11 Poster Session - Image and Signal Processing

Normalized Sampling for Color Clustering in Medical Diagnosis (Abstract)

P. C. Yuen , Hong Kong Baptist University
C. H. Li , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 30819

Ant Colony System with Extremal Dynamics for Point Matching and Pose Estimation (Abstract)

M. Batouche , Mentouri University of Constantine
S. Meshoul , Mentouri University of Constantine
pp. 30823

Optimal Detection of Blurred Edges (Abstract)

John A. Robinson , University of York
pp. 30831

A General Multichannel Image Restoration Method Using Compound Models (Abstract)

Miguel Vega , Universidad de Granada,
Aggelos K. Katsaggelos , Northwestern University
Rafael Molina , Universidad de Granada
Javier Mateos , Universidad de Granada
pp. 30835

Vibratory Image Feature Extraction Based on Local Log-Polar Symmetry (Abstract)

Akira Kimachi , Osaka Electro-Communication University
Hidekata Hontani , Yamagata University
Jun Shibata , Toyota Motor Corporation
Shigeru Ando , University of Tokyo
pp. 30839

Performance of the Kullback-Leibler Information Gain for Predicting Image Fidelity (Abstract)

R. Rodriguez-Sánchez , E.T.S. de Ingeniería Informática
J. Fdez-Valdivia , E.T.S. de Ingeniería Informática
Xose R. Fdez-Vidal , Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
J. A. García , E.T.S. de Ingeniería Informática
pp. 30843

Optimized Rate Control in Embedded Wavelet Coding (Abstract)

J. Fdez-Valdivia , Universidad de Granada
R. Rodriguez-Sánchez , Universidad de Granada
Xose R. Fdez-Vidal , Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
J. A. García , Universidad de Granada
pp. 30849

Multiscale Watershed Segmentation of Multivalued Images (Abstract)

J. Sijbers , University of Antwerp
P. Scheunders , University of Antwerp
pp. 30855

A Probabilistic Model for Camera Zoom Detection (Abstract)

Alexander Hauptmann , Carnegie Mellon University
Yanjun Qi , Carnegie Mellon University
Rong Jin , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 30859

Three-Dimensional Enhancement of Confocal Scanning Laser Fluorescence Microscope Images for Vascular Reconstruction (Abstract)

Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
Judy J. Feng , City University of Hong Kong
Shuk H. Cheng , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 30863

Entropic Estimation of Noise for Medical Volume Restoration (Abstract)

Erwin Keeve , Research Center Caesar
Marc Liévin , Research Center Caesar
Franck Luthon , University of Pau and Adour
pp. 30871

Experiments in Transform-Based Range Image Compression (Abstract)

Patrick J. Flynn , University of Notre Dame
Richard J. Campbell , Sharp Laboratories of America
pp. 30875

New Enhancement Algorithm for Fingerprint Images (Abstract)

Han-Ju Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Byung-Gyu Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Dong-Jo Park , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 30879

A Two Level Classifier Process for Audio Segmentation (Abstract)

N. Vincent , Université de Tours
B. Maillard , Université de Tours
S. Lefèvre , Université de Tours and AtosOrigin
pp. 30891

Non-Linear Local Harmonic Filters For Edge-Preserving Image Denoising (Abstract)

Mirosław Pawlak , University of Manitoba
Ewaryst Rafajłowicz , Wroclaw University of Technology
pp. 30895

Automatic Local Effect of Window/Level on 3-D Scale-Space Ellipsoidal Filtering on Run-Off-Arteries from White Blood Magnetic Resonanc Angiography (Abstract)

Jasjit S. Suri , Philips Medical Systems, Inc.
Swamy Laxminarayan , New Jersey Institute Technology
K. Liu , Philips Medical Systems, Inc.
Sameer Singh , University of Exeter
pp. 30899

Fast Exhaustive Robust Matching (Abstract)

A. J. Fitch , University of Surrey
J. Kittler , University of Surrey
W. J. Christmas , University of Surrey
A. Kadyrov , University of Surrey
pp. 30903

Switches May Solve Adjacency Problems (Abstract)

Reinhard Klette , University of Auckland
pp. 30907

Entropy Optimized Contrast Stretch to Enhance Remote Sensing Imagery (Abstract)

Eric L. Miller , Northeastern University
Xiaoyin Xu , Northeastern University
pp. 30915

Thresholding Video Images for Text Detection (Abstract)

Eliza Yingzi Du , University of Maryland Baltimore County
Chein-I Chang , University of Maryland Baltimore County
pp. 30919

On the Fast Modification of the Vector Median Filter (Abstract)

K. N. Plataniotis , University of Toronto
A. N. Venetsanopoulos , University of Toronto
M. Szczepanski , Silesian University of Technology
B. Smolka , Silesian University of Technology
pp. 30931

An Accurate Discrete Fourier Transform for Image Processing (Abstract)

Steven S. Beauchemin , University of Western Ontario
Normand Beaudoin , University of Western Ontario
pp. 30935
IV.11 Poster Session - Biomedical and Multimedia Applications

Foveated Online 3D Visualization (Abstract)

Yixin Pan , University of Alberta
Irene Cheng , University of Alberta
Anup Basu , University of Alberta
pp. 30944

Spatial Color Component Matching of Images (Abstract)

Efstathios Hadjidemetriou , Columbia University
Jianying Hu , Avaya Labs Research
pp. 30948

Consistent Line Clusters for Building Recognition in CBIR (Abstract)

Linda G. Shapiro , University of Washington
Yi Li , University of Washington
pp. 30952

A Script Matching Algorithm for Oriental Characters on PDAs (Abstract)

Hwan-Gue Cho , Pusan National University
Mi-Gyung Cho , Pusan National University
pp. 30957

Feature Extraction Methods Applied to the Clustering of Electrocardiographic Signals. A Comparative Study (Abstract)

Juan C. Pérez-Cortés , Polytechnic University of Valencia
David Cuesta-Frau , Polytechnic University of Valencia
Gabriela Andreu-García , Polytechnic University of Valencia
Daniel Novák , Czech Technical University in Prague
pp. 30961

Performance Evaluation of Object Detection Algorithms (Abstract)

Huiping Li , University of Maryland at College Park
Jin-Hyeong Park , Pennsylvania State University
Vladimir Y. Mariano , Pennsylvania State University
Junghye Min , Pennsylvania State University
David Mihalcik , University of Maryland at College Park
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
Thomas Drayer , Department of Defense
Rangachar Kasturi , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 30965

Probabilistic Models for Generating, Modelling and Matching Image Categories (Abstract)

Jacob Golberger , CUTe Systems Ltd.
Shiri Gordon , Tel-Aviv University
Hayit Greenspan , Tel-Aviv University
pp. 30970

A Support System for Visually Impaired Persons to Understand Three-dimensional Visual Information Using Acoustic Interface (Abstract)

Yoshihiro Kawai , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Fumiaki Tomita , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
pp. 30974

A Fast and Precise System for Taking High-Density Human Head Measurements with Surrounding Range Finders (Abstract)

Kazuyori Miyaoka , NEC Engineering, Limited
Yoshihide Kitano , NEC Informatec Systems, Limited
Yoshinobu Yamada , NEC Engineering, Limited
Weiqing Tong , NEC Informatec Systems, Limited
Harumi Kabano , NEC Informatec Systems, Limited
Atsushi Marugame , NEC Corporation
Shizuo Sakamoto , NEC Corporation
Tomohiro Yoshinaga , NEC Engineering, Limited
Johji Tajima , NEC Informatec Systems, Limited
Osami Fujimori , NEC Engineering, Limited
pp. 30978

SmartAlbum — Towards Unification of Approaches for Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Philippe Mulhem , IPAL-CNRS
Tele Tan , Laboratories for Information Technology
Jiayi Chen , Laboratories for Information Technology
pp. 30983

Arbitrary Viewpoint Rendering from Multiple Omnidirectional Images for Interactive Walkthroughs (Abstract)

Kazumasa Yamazawa , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Kaname Tomite , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 30987

Extraction of Resource Descriptors for Distributed Content Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

S. Berretti , University of Florence
A. Del Bimbo , University of Florence
P. Pala , University of Florence
pp. 30995

Supervised Training Based Hand Gesture Recognition System (Abstract)

Tamás Szirányi , Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Attila Licsár , University of Veszpr?
pp. 30999

Virtual Audio System Customization Using Visual Matching of Ear Parameters (Abstract)

Ankur Mohan , University of Maryland at College Park
Ramani Duraiswami , University of Maryland at College Park
Vikas Raykar , University of Maryland at College Park
Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland at College Park
Dmitry N. Zotkin , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 31003

Interaction-Centric Modelling for Interactive Virtual Worlds: The APIA Approach (Abstract)

Denis Laurendeau , Laval University
Denis Poussart , Laval University
Francois Bernier , Laval University
Martin Simoneau , Laval University
pp. 31007

Tracking Hands and Objects for an Intelligent Video Production System (Abstract)

Yuichi Nakamura , University of Tsukuba
Yuichi Ohta , University of Tsukuba
Masatsugu Itoh , University of Tsukuba
Motoyuki Ozeki , University of Tsukuba
pp. 31011

Hybrid Chinese/English Text Detection in Images and Video Frames (Abstract)

Wenge Mao , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Fu-lai Chung , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kenneth K. M. Lam , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wan-chi Siu , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 31015

Fast Semi-Local Alignment for DN Sequence Database Search (Abstract)

Chiou-Shann Fuh , NationalTaiwan University
Yong-Sheng Chen , Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Yi-Ping Hung , Academia Sinica and NationalTaiwan University
pp. 31019

Integration of Pose Recognition for a Person Wearing Short or Long Sleeves (Abstract)

Kunihito Kato , Gifu University
Kazuhiko Yamamoto , Gifu University
Takuya Kawano , Gifu University
Hitoshi Hongo , Gifu University
pp. 31023

On Image Segmentation for Object-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Eiji Kasutani , NEC Corporation
Kyoji Hirata , NEC Corporation
Yoshinori Hara , NEC Corporation
pp. 31031

Adaptive and Smart Interface for VCR Remote Control Using Hand Gestures (Abstract)

James Yven , George Mason University
Zoran Duric , George Mason University
Harry Wechsler , George Mason University
pp. 31035

Improvement of the Virtual Printing Scheme for Synthesizing Ukiyo-e (Abstract)

Jun-ichiro Toriwaki , Nagoya University
Minoru Okada , Chubu University
Shinji Yamamoto , Toyohashi University of Technology
Shinji Mizuno , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 31043
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