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Pattern Recognition, International Conference on (2004)
Cambridge UK
Aug. 23, 2004 to Aug. 26, 2004
ISSN: 1051-4651
ISBN: 0-7695-2128-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
Introduction

Additional Reviewer (PDF)

pp. xxvi-xxix

IAPR Committees (PDF)

pp. xxxii-xxxiii
1O.Mo-i Novel Cameras and Sensing

Omnidirectional Stereo Vision with a Hiperbolic Double Lobed Mirror (Abstract)

Jos? C. de Souza Junior , Instituto Mau? de Tecnologia - SP, Brazil
Marcos C. Hunold , Escola Polit?cnica of University of S?o Paulo, Brazil
Eduardo L. L. Cabral , Escola Polit?cnica of University of S?o Paulo, Brazil
pp. 1-4

3D Scanning Using Spatiotemporal Orientation (Abstract)

Kostas Daniilidis , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Oleg Naroditsky , Sarnoff Corporation, Princeton, NJ
pp. 5-9

A Generic Camera Calibration Method for Fish-Eye Lenses (Abstract)

Juho Kannala , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Sami Brandt , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
pp. 10-13

Auto-Calibration of Multi-Projector Display Walls (Abstract)

Andrew Raij , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Marc Pollefeys , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 14-17

Precise Radial Un-Distortion of Images (Abstract)

John Mallon , Dublin City University, Ireland
Paul F. Whelan , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 18-21

Active Modeling of Articulated Objects with Haptic Vision (Abstract)

Masatsugu Uejo , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Hiromi T. Tanaka , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
pp. 22-26
1O.Mo-i Object Recognition 1

Automatic Recognition of Blooming Flowers (Abstract)

Kimiya Aoki , Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Toyohisa Kaneko , Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Takeshi Saitoh , Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
pp. 27-30

Probabilistic Classification Between Foreground Objects and Background (Abstract)

Frans Groen , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Klamer Schutte , TNO Physics and Electronics Laboratory, The Netherlands
Paul Withagen , TNO Physics and Electronics Laboratory, The Netherlands
pp. 31-34

Detection of Artificial Structures in Natural-Scene Images Using Dynamic Trees (Abstract)

Michael C. Nechyba , University of Florida, Gainesville
Sinisa Todorovic , University of Florida, Gainesville
pp. 35-39

Object Class Recognition using Images of Abstract Regions (Abstract)

Yi Li , University of Washington, Seattle
Linda G. Shapiro , University of Washington, Seattle
Jeff A. Bilmes , University of Washington, Seattle
pp. 40-43

Compact Representation of Multidimensional Data Using Tensor Rank-One Decomposition (Abstract)

Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hongcheng Wang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 44-47

A New Attributed Relational Graph Matching Algorithm Using the Nested Structure of Earth Mover's Distance (Abstract)

Sang Uk Lee , Seoul Nat'l Univ., Korea
Duck Hoon Kim , Seoul Nat'l Univ., Korea
Il Dong Yun , Hankuk Univ. of F. S., Korea
pp. 48-51
1O.Mo-ii Grouping and Linking

Velocity Adaptation of Space-Time Interest Points (Abstract)

Tony Lindeberg , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Sweden
Ivan Laptev , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Sweden
pp. 52-56

Galilean-Diagonalized Spatio-Temporal Interest Operators (Abstract)

Amir Akbarzadeh , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Sweden
Tony Lindeberg , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Sweden
Ivan Laptev , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Sweden
pp. 57-62

Localization of Saliency through Iterative Voting (Abstract)

Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff , LBNL, Berkeley, CA
Bahram Parvin , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
Qing Yang , Institute of Automation, Beijing, China
pp. 63-66

Iterative Figure-Ground Discrimination (Abstract)

Liang Zhao , University of Maryland, College Park
Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 67-70

Bayesian Object-Level Change Detection in Grayscale Imagery (Abstract)

A. G. Amitha Perera , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY
Anthony Hoogs , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY
pp. 71-75
1O.Mo-ii Reflectance Modelling

Re-evaluating Colour Constancy Algorithms (Abstract)

G. D. Finlayson , University of East Anglia, UK
S. D. Hordley , University of East Anglia, UK
pp. 76-79

Non-linear Reflectance Model for Bidirectional Texture Function Synthesis (Abstract)

Michal Haindl , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Jir? Filip , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
pp. 80-83

Sparse Scene Structure Recovery from Atmospheric Degradation (Abstract)

Daniel L?vesque , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Fran?ois Desch?nes , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 84-87

An Efficient Image-Based Rendering Method (Abstract)

Wai-Kuen Cham , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Jian Yao , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
pp. 88-91

Estimation of Surface Properties of Art Paintings Using a Multi-band Camera (Abstract)

Norihiro Tanaka , Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Shoji Tominaga , Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Takayuki Komada , Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
pp. 92-95
1O.Mo-iii Geometry and Calibration

Uncalibrated Two-View Metrology (Abstract)

Zezhi Chen , University of York, UK; Xidian University, China
Bojian Liang , University of York, UK
Nick Pears , University of York, UK
pp. 96-99

Camera Calibration and Reconstruction from the Chain Connection of Mutual Camera Projections (Abstract)

Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Yoshihiko Sugimura , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 100-103

Simple Calibration Without Metric Information Using an Isoceles Trapezoid (Abstract)

Xiaochun Cao , University of Central Florida Orlando
Hassan Foroosh , University of Central Florida Orlando
pp. 104-107

Metric Measurement on Arbitrary Planes in 2 Images Using the Conformal Point (Abstract)

Wai Kuen Cham , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ping Tim Tsui , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hung Tung Tsui , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 108-111

Epipolar Geometry Estimation via RANSAC Benefits from the Oriented Epipolar Constraint (Abstract)

Tom? Werner , Czech Technical University in Prague
Ondrej Chum , Czech Technical University in Prague
Jir? Matas , Czech Technical University in Prague
pp. 112-115
1O.Mo-iii Video Analysis

Synchronization and Calibration of Camera Networks from Silhouettes (Abstract)

Sudipta N. Sinha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Marc Pollefeys , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 116-119

Affine Structure from Translational Motion with Varying and Unknown Focal Length (Abstract)

Anders Heyden , Malmo University, Sweden
P? Hammarstedt , Malmo University, Sweden
Fredrik Kahl , Australian National University
pp. 120-123

Convex Set-Based Estimation of Image Flows (Abstract)

C. Schn? , University of Mannheim, Germany
T. Kohlberger , University of Mannheim, Germany
J. Yuan , University of Mannheim, Germany
P. Ruhnau , University of Mannheim, Germany
pp. 124-127

Speech Driven Facial Animation using a Hidden Markov Coarticulation Model (Abstract)

Dave Marshall , Cardiff University, UK
Paul. L. Rosin , Cardiff University, UK
Yulia Hicks , Cardiff University, UK
Darren Cosker , Cardiff University, UK
pp. 128-131

Probabilistic People Tracking for Occlusion Handling (Abstract)

C. Grana , D. I. I. - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
R. Vezzani , D. I. I. - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
G. Tardini , D. I. I. - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
R. Cucchiara , D. I. I. - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
pp. 132-135
2O.Mo-i Classification 1

On Classifier Domains of Competence (Abstract)

Ester Bernad? Mansilla , Ramon Llull University
Tin Kam Ho , Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
pp. 136-139

The Characterization of Classification Problems by Classifier Disagreements (Abstract)

Elzbieta Pekalska , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Robert P. W. Duin , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
David M. J. Tax , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 140-143

Data Dependent Classifier Fusion for Construction of Stable Effective Algorithms (Abstract)

Vetrov Dmitry , Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Kropotov Dmitry , Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
pp. 144-147

W-Boost and Its Application to Web Image Classification (Abstract)

Changshui Zhang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research Asia, China
Jingrui He , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Mingjing Li , Microsoft Research Asia, China
pp. 148-151

Two-Stage Classification System combining Model-Based and Discriminative Approaches (Abstract)

Robert Sabourin , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure de Montr?al
Jonathan Milgram , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure de Montr?al
Mohamed Cheriet , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure de Montr?al
pp. 152-155

Linear Discriminant Analysis and Discriminative Log-linear Modeling (Abstract)

Hermann Ney , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Daniel Keysers , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 156-159
2O.Mo-ii Support Vector Machines 1

SVM Training Time Reduction using Vector Quantization (Abstract)

Hubert Cardot , groupe Vision et Analyse d'Image, France
Christophe Charrier , groupe Vision et Analyse d'Image, France
Gilles Lebrun , groupe Vision et Analyse d'Image, France
pp. 160-163

SVM-Based Classifier Design with Controlled Confidence (Abstract)

Ishwar K. Sethi , Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Mingkun Li , Oakland University, Rochester, MI
pp. 164-167

M-Estimator based Robust Kernels for Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Jiun-Hung Chen , University of Washington, Seattle
pp. 168-171

Comparing Optimal Bounding Ellipsoid and Support Vector Machine Active Learning (Abstract)

Ibrahim Gokcen , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Dale Joachim , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Jack R. Deller , Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
pp. 172-175

SVM vs Regularized Least Squares Classification (Abstract)

Jing Peng , Tulane University, New Orleans
Peng Zhang , Tulane University, New Orleans
pp. 176-179
2P.Mo-ii Classification 1

Regression Analysis and Automorphic Orbits in Free Groups of Rank 2 (Abstract)

Alexei D. Miasnikov , The Graduate Center of The City University of New York
Robert M. Haralick , The Graduate Center of The City University of New York
pp. 180-183

Classifier Combination based on Active Learning (Abstract)

Changshui Zhang , Tsinghua University, China
Zhongbao Kou , Tsinghua University, China
Xing Yi , Tsinghua University, China
pp. 184-187

Pattern Recognition in Interrelated Data: The Problem, Fundamental Assumptions, Recognition Algorithms (Abstract)

Sergey Dvoenko , Tula State University, Tula, Russia
Vadim Mottl , Scientific Council "Cybernetics", Moscow, Russia
Andrey Kopylov , Tula State University, Tula, Russia
pp. 188-191

Type-2 Fuzzy Hidden Markov Models to Phoneme Recognition (Abstract)

Zhi-Qiang Liu , City University of Hong Kong
Jia Zeng , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 192-195

Learning Optimal Classifier Through Fuzzy Recognition Rate Maximization (Abstract)

M. Goccia , University of Genoa, DIBE, Italy
C. Scagliola , University of Genoa, DIBE, Italy
S. Dellepiane , University of Genoa, DIBE, Italy
pp. 204-207

Optimizing Nearest Neighbour in Random Subspaces using a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm (Abstract)

Robert Sabourin , ?cole de technologie sup?rieure, Montr?al, Canada
Guillaume Tremblay , ?cole de technologie sup?rieure, Montr?al, Canada
Patrick Maupin , Defence Research and Development Canada, Valcartier, Canada
pp. 208

An Algorithm for Rule Generation in Fuzzy Expert Systems (Abstract)

Vetrov Dmitry , Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Kropotov Dmitry , Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
pp. 212-215

Informational Classifier Fusion (Abstract)

Stefan Jaeger , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 216-219

Precise Estimation of High-Dimensional Distribution and Its Application to Face Recognition (Abstract)

Shinichiro Omachi , Tohoku University, Japan
Fang Sun , Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, Japan
Hirotomo Aso , Tohoku University, Japan
pp. 220-223

Prototype Setting for Elastic Matching-Based Image Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Japan
Hiroaki Sakoe , Kyushu University, Japan
Naoki Matsumoto , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 224-227

Nearest Neighbor Ensemble (Abstract)

Bojun Yan , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Carlotta Domeniconi , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
pp. 228-231

Simulating Classifier Ensembles of Fixed Diversity for Studying Plurality Voting Performance (Abstract)

Yves Lecourtier , Universit? de Rouen, France
Laurent Heutte , Universit? de Rouen, France
Adel Alimi , Universit? de Sfax, Tunisie
H?la Zouari , Universit? de Rouen, France
pp. 232-235

Inter-Stage Feature Propagation in Cascade Building with AdaBoost (Abstract)

Jan Sochman , Czech Technical University in Prague
Jir? Matas , Czech Technical University in Prague
pp. 236-239

Classification Probability Analysis of Principal Component Null Space Analysis (Abstract)

Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland, College Park
Namrata Vaswani , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 240-243

Enhancements for Local Feature Based Image Classification (Abstract)

Roberto Paredes , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia, Spain
Tobias K?lsch , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Daniel Keysers , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Hermann Ney , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 248-251

Product Approximation by Minimizing the Upper Bound of Bayes Error Rate for Bayesian Combination of Classifiers (Abstract)

David Doermann , University of Maryland, College Park
Hee-Joong Kang , Hansung University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 252-255

A Modified Fuzzy Inference System for Pattern Classification (Abstract)

M. Razaz , University of East Anglia, U.K.
P. Manley-Cooke , University of East Anglia, U.K.
pp. 256-259
2O.Mo-iii Clustering

Landscape of Clustering Algorithms (Abstract)

Joachim M. Buhmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Alexander Topchy , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Martin H. C. Law , Michigan State University, East Lansing
pp. 260-263

Divide-and-Conquer Algorithm for Creating Neighborhood Graph for Clustering (Abstract)

Olli Virmajoki , University of Joensuu, Finland
Pasi Fr?nti , University of Joensuu, Finland
pp. 264-267

A Hierarchical Projection Pursuit Clustering Algorithm (Abstract)

Robert M. Haralick , The Graduate Center of The City University of New York
Alexei D. Miasnikov , The Graduate Center of The City University of New York
Jayson E. Rome , The Graduate Center of The City University of New York
pp. 268-271

Adaptive Clustering Ensembles (Abstract)

Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli , Michigan State University, E. Lansing
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University, E. Lansing
William F. Punch , Michigan State University, E. Lansing
Alexander Topchy , Michigan State University, E. Lansing
pp. 272-275

Incremental Mixtures of Factor Analysers (Abstract)

Albert Ali Salah , Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ethem Alpaydin , Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 276-279
2P.Mo-iii Face Recognition

Gabor Wavelets and Kernel Direct Discriminant Analysis for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Li Bai , University of Nottingham, UK
LinLin Shen , University of Nottingham, UK
pp. 284-287

Application of non-Negative and Local non Negative Matrix Factorization to Facial Expression Recognition (Abstract)

Ioan Buciu , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ioannis Pitas , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 288-291

Glasses Detection by Boosting Simple Wavelet Features (Abstract)

Bo Wu , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Haizhou Ai , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Ran Liu , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 292-295

Comparison of Eigenface-Based Feature Vectors under Different Impairments (Abstract)

Lazaros Polymenakos , Athens Information Technology Institute, Greece
Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis , Athens Information Technology Institute, Greece
pp. 296-299

Illumination and Expression Invariant Face Recognition with One Sample Image (Abstract)

Shaokang Chen , The University of Queensland, Australia
Brian C. Lovell , The University of Queensland, Australia
pp. 300-303

Selecting Models from Videos for Appearance-Based Face Recognition (Abstract)

Abdenour Hadid , University of Oulu, Finland
Matti Pietik?inen , University of Oulu, Finland
pp. 304-308

Multiblock-Fusion Scheme for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Shuyan Zhao , Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
Rolf-Rainer Grigat , Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
pp. 309-312

On Performance Evaluation of Face Detection and Localization Algorithms (Abstract)

Vlad Popovici , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Jean-Philippe Thiran , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
S?bastien Marcel , Dalle Molle Institute of Perceptual Intelligence, Switzerland
Yann Rodriguez , Dalle Molle Institute of Perceptual Intelligence, Switzerland
pp. 313-317

Face Pose Estimation and its Application in Video Shot Selection (Abstract)

Lianhong Cai , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Haizhou Ai , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Shihong Lao , Sensing Technology Laboratory, Omron Corporation
Bo Wu , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Zhiguang Yang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 322-325

Face Recognition by Using Discriminative Common Vectors (Abstract)

Hakan Cevikalp , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Mitch Wilkes , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
pp. 326-329

Combining Null Space-based Gabor Features for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Wei Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Wei Fan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
pp. 330-333

ICA Filters For Lighting Invariant Face Recognition (Abstract)

Jeff Fortuna , McMaster University, Canada
David Capson , McMaster University, Canada
pp. 334-337

Review the Strength of Gabor Features for Face Recognition from the Angle of Its Robustness to Mis-Alignment (Abstract)

Bo Cao , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yizheng Chang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Pang Yang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Wen Gao , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Shiguang Shan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 338-341

Depth vs. Intensity: Which is More Important for Face Recognition? (Abstract)

Chenghua Xu , Institute of Automation, CAS, Beijing, P.R.China
Tieniu Tan , Institute of Automation, CAS, Beijing, P.R.China
Long Quan , HKUST, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Yunhong Wang , Institute of Automation, CAS, Beijing, P.R.China
pp. 342-345

Robust Face Recognition under Lighting Variations (Abstract)

Shang-Hong Lai , National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shou-Der Wei , National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 354-357

A Survey Of Approaches To Three-Dimensional Face Recognition (Abstract)

Patrick Flynn , University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Kevin W. Bowyer , University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Kyong Chang , University of Notre Dame, Indiana
pp. 358-361

Three-Dimensional Model Based Face Recognition (Abstract)

Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Xiaoguang Lu , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dirk Colbry , Michigan State University, East Lansing
pp. 362-366
2aO.Mo-ii Recognition of Graphics

Sketched Symbol Recognition using Zernike Moments (Abstract)

A. Richard Newton , University of California at Berkeley
Heloise Hse , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 367-370

A Structural Approach to Recognizing Incomplete Graphic Objects (Abstract)

Yin Liu , City University of Hong Kong; Tongji University
Changjun Jiang , Tongji University
Liu Wenyin , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 371-375

Coordinate Systems Reconstruction for Graphical Documents by Hough-feature Clustering and Geometric Analysis (Abstract)

Zhou Yanping , National University of Singapore
Tan Chew Lim , National University of Singapore
pp. 376-379

A Multiple-Classifier System for Recognition of Printed Mathematical Symbols (Abstract)

Utpal Garain , Indian Statistical Institute
R. P. Ghosh , MCKV Institute of Engineering
B. B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 380-383

Identification of Embedded Mathematical Expressions in Scanned Documents (Abstract)

B. B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute, India
Utpal Garain , Indian Statistical Institute, India
A. Ray Chaudhuri , Jadavpur University, India
pp. 384-387
2aP.Mo-ii Document Analysis 1

An Evaluation of Ensemble Methods in Handwritten Word Recognition Based on Feature Selection (Abstract)

Horst Bunke , University of Bern, Switzerland
Simon G? , University of Bern, Switzerland
pp. 388-392

Connected Pattern Segmentation and Title Grouping in Newspaper Images (Abstract)

Hong Yan , University of Sydney, Australia; City University of Hong Kong, China
Phillip E. Mitchell , University of Sydney, Australia; City University of Hong Kong, China
pp. 397-400

Handwriting Authentication by Envelopes of Sound Signatures (Abstract)

Francis F. Li , Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
pp. 401-404

Segmentation and Typography Extraction in Document Images Using Geodesic Active Regions (Abstract)

B?n?dicte Allier , Lyon Research Center for Images and Intelligent Information Systems (LIRIS), France
Hubert Emptoz , Lyon Research Center for Images and Intelligent Information Systems (LIRIS), France
pp. 409-412

A Universal Method for Single Character Type Recognition (Abstract)

Li Chen , Tsinghua Univ.
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua Univ.
pp. 413-416

Design and Implementation of a Card Reader based on Build-in Camera (Abstract)

Jun Li , Motorola China Research Center
Li-Xin Zhen , Motorola China Research Center
Xi-Ping Luo , Motorola China Research Center
pp. 417-420

Neural Network-Based Proper Names Extraction in Fax Images (Abstract)

Noura Azzabou , GET-Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications, France
Laurence Likforman-Sulem , GET-Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications, France
pp. 421-424

Text Detection in Images Based on Unsupervised Classification of High-Frequency Wavelet Coefficients (Abstract)

Bernd Freisleben , University of Siegen, Germany; University of Marburg, Germany
Julinda Gllavata , University of Siegen, Germany
Ralph Ewerth , University of Siegen, Germany
pp. 425-428

A Robust Algorithm of Principal Curve Detection (Abstract)

Zhiguo Cheng , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Yuncai Liu , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Mang Chen , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
pp. 429-432

Spontaneous Handwriting Recognition and Classification (Abstract)

Alejandro H. Toselli , Universidad Polit?nica de Valencia, Spain
Alfons Juan , Universidad Polit?nica de Valencia, Spain
Enrique Vidal , Universidad Polit?nica de Valencia, Spain
pp. 433-436

Discrimination of Machine-Printed from Handwritten Text Using Simple Structural Characteristics (Abstract)

Stathis Stamatatos , Technical Educational Institute of Ionian Islands
Ergina Kavallieratou , Technical Educational Institute of Ionian Islands
pp. 437-440

Segmentation and Recognition of Vocalized Outlines in Pitman Shorthand (Abstract)

Colin Higgins , The University of Nottingham
Ma Yang , Nanyang Technological University
Graham Leedham , Nanyang Technological University
Swe Myo Htwe , The University of Nottingham
pp. 441-444

The Multistage Approach to Information Extraction in Degraded Document Images (Abstract)

Chen Yan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Graham Leedham , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 445-448

A Novel Video Caption Detection Approach Using Multi-Frame Integration (Abstract)

Wanjun Jin , Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Rongrong Wang , Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Lide Wu , Fudan University, Shanghai, China
pp. 449-452

Development of a Guide Dog System for the Blind People with Character Recognition Ability (Abstract)

Kazuhiko Yamamoto , Gifu University, Japan
Kentaro Iwatsuka , Gifu University, Japan
Kunihito Kato , Gifu University, Japan
pp. 453-456

Kanji Recognition in Scene Images without Detection of Text Fields - Robust Against Variation of Viewpoint, Contrast, and Background Texture - (Abstract)

Kenichi Arakawa , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
Naoki Ito , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
Yoshinori Kusachi , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
Akira Suzuki , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
pp. 457-460

An Online Handwritten Music Score Recognition System (Abstract)

Hidetoshi Miyao , Shinshu University, Japan
Minoru Maruyama , Shinshu University, Japan
pp. 461-464

Fast Polygonal Approximation of Digital Curves (Abstract)

I. Debled-Rennesson , LORIA-INRIA, France
S. Tabbone , LORIA-INRIA, France
L. Wendling , LORIA-INRIA, France
pp. 465-468

Morphological Tagging Approach in Document Analysis of Invoices (Abstract)

Y. Bela? , LORIA -University Nancy 2, France
A. Bela? , LORIA -University Nancy 2, France
pp. 469-472

Historical Document Image Enhancement Using Background Light Intensity Normalization (Abstract)

Venu Govindaraju , State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst
Zhixin Shi , State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst
pp. 473-476

A New Sammon Algorithm for Sparse Data Visualization (Abstract)

Alberto Munoz , University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Manuel Mart?n-Merino , University Pontificia of Salamanca, Spain
pp. 477-481
2aO.Mo-iii Document Image Processing

Shape Reconstruction and Image Restoration for Non-Flat Surfaces of Documents with a Stereo Vision System (Abstract)

Toru Kaneko , Shizuoka University
Kenjiro T. Miura , Shizuoka University
Atsushi Yamashita , Shizuoka University
Atsushi Kawarago , Shizuoka University
pp. 482-485

Estimation of 3D Shape of Warped Document Surface for Image Restoration (Abstract)

Zheng Zhang , National University of Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Liying Fan , National University of Singapore
pp. 486-489

Structural Description of Textile and Tile Pattern Designs Using Image Processing (Abstract)

Jos? M. Valiente , DISCA - DEGI Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia, Spain
Jos? M. Gomis , DISCA - DEGI Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia, Spain
Francisco Albert , DISCA - DEGI Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia, Spain
Carmen Carretero , DISCA - DEGI Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia, Spain
pp. 498-503
3O.Mo-i Image Coding and Compression

Color Image Coding based on Embedded Wavelet Zerotree and Scalar Quantization (Abstract)

Karima Ait Saadi , Centre de D?veloppement des Technologies Avanc?es, Alger
Zahia Brahimi , Centre de D?veloppement des Technologies Avanc?es, Alger
pp. 504-507

Reducing Artifacts in BDCT-Coded Images by Adaptive Pixel-Adjustment (Abstract)

Ju Jia Zou , University of Western Sydney, Australia
pp. 508-511

Estimation of Arbitrary Camera Motion in MPEG Videos (Abstract)

Paul Tessmann , University of Marburg, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Siefen, Germany; University of Marburg, Germany
Martin Schwalb , University of Marburg, Germany
Ralph Ewerth , University of Siefen, Germany
pp. 512-515

Super-Resolving Compressed Video with Large Artifacts (Abstract)

Wen Yi Zhao , Sarnoff Corporation, Princeton, NJ
pp. 516-519

Competitive Coding Scheme for Palmprint Verification (Abstract)

David Zhang , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Adams Wai-Kin Kong , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong; University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 520-523

A Feasibility study of On-Board Data Compression for Infrared Cameras of Space Observatories (Abstract)

A. Poglitsch , Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany
A. N. Belbachir , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
R. Ottensamer , University of Vienna, Austria
H. Feuchtgruber , Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany
C. Reimers , University of Vienna, Austria
D. A. Cesarsky , Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany
F. Kerschbaum , University of Vienna, Austria
H. Bischof , Technical University Graz, Austria
pp. 524-527
3O.Mo-ii Fingerprint Processing

Adjacent Orientation Vector Based Fingerprint Minutiae Matching System (Abstract)

X. Tang , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
G. S. Ng , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
X. Tong , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
D. Shi , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 528-531

An Efficient Method to Detect Facial Fiducial Points for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Paola Campadelli , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Raffaella Lanzarotti , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Stefano Arca , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
pp. 532-535

Fingerprint Image Enhancement using a Parallel Ridge Filter (Abstract)

Takahiro Nakamura , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Kazuhiko Sumi , Kyoto University
Hideto Fujiwara , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Miwako Hirooka , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
pp. 536-539

Reference Point Detection for Fingerprint Recognition (Abstract)

Xudong Jiang , Institute for Infocomm Research
Manhua Liu , Nanyang Technological University
Alex Chichung Kot , Nanyang Technological Universit
pp. 540-543

Approximate Fingerprint Matching Using Kd-Tree (Abstract)

Bhargab B. Bhattacharya , Indian Statistical Institute, India
Partha Bhowmick , Bengal Engineering College (DU), India
pp. 544-547
3O.Mo-iii Volumetric Image Processing

Surface Skeletons in Grids with Non-Cubic Voxels (Abstract)

Robin Strand , Uppsala University, Sweden
pp. 548-551

A Landweber Algorithm for 3D Confocal Microscopy Restoration (Abstract)

Richard Lee , University of East Anglia, U.K.
Daan Zhu , University of East Anglia, U.K.
Moe Razaz , University of East Anglia, U.K.
pp. 552-555

Filtering with Gray-Code Kernels (Abstract)

Yacov Hel-Or , The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel
Gil Ben-Artzi , Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Hagit Hel-Or , University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
pp. 556-559

A Fibre Bundle Model of Surfaces and Its Generalization (Abstract)

Jinhui Chao , Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
Jongdae Kim , Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 560-563

Geodesic Closest Point Constrained Inter-Subject Non-Rigid Registration (Abstract)

Hungtat Tsui , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yifeng Jiang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Zhijun Zhang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 564-567
3P.Mo-iii Grouping and Segmentation

B-Spline Snakes in Two Stages (Abstract)

C. H. Chan , The University of Hong Kong
C. C. Leung , The University of Hong Kong
W. K. Tsui , The University of Hong Kong
F. H. Y. Chan , The University of Hong Kong
pp. 568-571

Non-contrast Based Edge Descriptor for Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Dong-Jo Park , KAIST, Korea
Jik-Han Jung , KAIST, Korea
Pyeong-Soo Mah , Embedded S/W Technology Center, ETRI, Korea
Byung-Gyu Kim , Embedded S/W Technology Center, ETRI, Korea
Ju-Seok Park , KAIST, Korea
pp. 572-575

Unsupervised Evaluation of Image Segmentation Application to Multi-spectral Images (Abstract)

P. March? , ENSI de Bourges - Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
B. Emile , ENSI de Bourges - Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
C. Rosenberger , ENSI de Bourges - Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
S. Chabrier , ENSI de Bourges - Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
H. Laurent , ENSI de Bourges - Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
pp. 576-579

Feature Fusion for Image Texture Segmentation (Abstract)

David A. Clausi , University of Waterloo, Canada
Huawu Deng , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 580-583

Texture Segmentation Comparison Using Grey Level Co-Occurrence Probabilities and Markov Random Fields (Abstract)

David A. Clausi , University of Waterloo, Canada
Bing Yue , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 584-587

Tree-Like Data Structures for Effective Recognition of 2-D Solids (Abstract)

Sergei Ganebnykh , Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Michail Lange , Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
pp. 592-595

Bayesian Image Segmentation Based on an Inhomogeneous Hidden Markov Random Field (Abstract)

Junxi Sun , Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Dongbing Gu , University of Essex, Colchester, UK
pp. 596-599

A Multi-Label Front Propagation Approach for Object Segmentation (Abstract)

Su Ruan , Equipe Image, L.A.M., France
Jalal Fadili , GREYC-ISMRA, France
Hua Li , GREYC-ISMRA, France; Huazhong Univ. of Sci. & tech., China
Abderrahim Elmoataz , LUSAC, Site Universitaire, France
pp. 600-603

Watershed Lines Suppression by Waterfall Marker Improvement and Line-Neighbourhood Analysis (Abstract)

Fernando Muge , CVRM - Geo-systems Centre, Portugal
Fernando Soares , Sciences Faculty of Lisbon's University, Portugal
pp. 604-607

Background Removal System for Object Movies (Abstract)

Jin-Jen Su , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Yi-Ping Hung , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Zen-Chung Shih , National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Yu-Pao Tsai , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Shang-Ru Tsai , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 608-611

Modification of Watershed Transformation for Images, Containing Small Objects (Abstract)

Marat Kazanov , Institute for Systems Analysis Academy of Science of Russia
pp. 612-615

Image Analysis Through Local Information Measures (Abstract)

Neil Bruce , York University, Toronto, Canada
pp. 616-619

Texture Classification Using Kernel Independent Component Analysis (Abstract)

Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qingshan Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jian Cheng , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yen-Wei Chen , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
pp. 620-623

Segmentation of Range Data Based on A Stochastic Clustering Method with Competitive Process (Abstract)

Katsuhiro Inoue , Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Makoto Maeda , Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Kousuke Kumamaru , Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 624-627

Constituting Origami Models from Sketches (Abstract)

Toyohide Watanabe , Nagoya University, Japan
Hiroshi Shimanuki , Nagoya University, Japan
Jien Kato , Nagoya University, Japan
pp. 628-631

Skin Color Detection Using Multiple Cues (Abstract)

Zhouyu Fu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Weiming Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jinfeng Yang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 632-635

Hierarchical Probabilistic Models for Video Object Segmentation and Tracking (Abstract)

David Thirde , Kingston University, UK
Graeme Jones , Kingston University, UK
pp. 636-639

Propagating Segmented Regions during a Camera Saccade (Abstract)

Randal C. Nelson , University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Isaac A. Green , College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
pp. 640-643

Static Posterior Probability Fusion for Signal Detection: Applications in the Detection of Interstitial Diseases in Chest Radiographs (Abstract)

Bram van Ginneken , University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Marco Loog , University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
pp. 644-647
3P.Mo-iii Texture and Colour Analysis

Semantic Feature Extraction Using Genetic Programming in Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Hong Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Zhongzhi Shi , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Qingyong Li , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
pp. 648-651

Rotated Complex Wavelet based Texture Features for Content Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

P. K. Biswas , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Manesh Kokare , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
B.N. Chatterji , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
pp. 652-655

Fast Color Image Quantization using Squared Euclidean Distance of Adjacent Color Points along the Highest Color Variance Axis (Abstract)

S. Auwatanamongkol , National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand
B. Uyyanonvara , Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
Y. Sirisathitkul , National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand
pp. 656-659

Human Perception Based Color Image Quantization (Abstract)

Kuk-Jin Yoon , KAIST, Korea
In-So Kweon , KAIST, Korea
pp. 664-667

Spectral Image Distortion Map (Abstract)

Vladimir Botchko , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Pekka Toivanen , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Diana Kalenova , Lappeenranta University of Technology
pp. 668-671

Statistical Landscape Features for Texture Classification (Abstract)

Cun Lu Xu , Fudan Univ., Shanghai, P.R. China
Yan Qiu Chen , Fudan Univ., Shanghai, P.R. China
pp. 676-679

A Variational Approach for Color Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Adrian G. Bors , University of York, UK
Nikolaos Nasios , University of York, UK
pp. 680-683

Connected Rotation-Invariant Size-Shape Granulometries (Abstract)

Erik R. Urbach , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Jos B. T. M. Roerdink , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Michael H. F. Wilkinson , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
pp. 688-691

Convexity Recognition Using Multi-Scale Autoconvolution (Abstract)

Mikko Salo , Univ. of Helsinki, Finland
Esa Rahtu , Univ. of Oulu, Finland
Janne Heikkil? , Univ. of Oulu, Finland
pp. 692-695

Robust Local Max-Min Filters by Normalized Power-Weighted Filtering (Abstract)

L. J. van Vliet , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 696-699

A Systematic Design Procedure for Scalable Near-Circular Laplacian of Gaussian Operators (Abstract)

B. W. Scotney , University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
M. G. Herron , University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
S. A. Coleman , University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
pp. 700-703

A Trainable Low-level Feature Detector (Abstract)

Martin Owen , University of Bath, UK
John Collomosse , University of Bath, UK
Peter Hall , University of Bath, UK
pp. 708-711

Local Multiple Orientation Estimation: Isotropic and Recursive Oriented Network (Abstract)

C. Germain , LAP, Equipe Signal et Image, France
P. Baylou , LAP, Equipe Signal et Image, France
F. Michelet , LAP, Equipe Signal et Image, France
JP. Da Costa , LAP, Equipe Signal et Image, France
pp. 712-715

Integration of Feature Distributions for Colour Texture Segmentation (Abstract)

Paul F. Whelan , Dublin City University, Ireland
Ovidiu Ghita , Dublin City University, Ireland
Padmapriya Nammalwar , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 716-719

Skin Color Detection in Low Bit-Rate 3-D Multiwavelet-Based Videos (Abstract)

Jong-Chih Chien , University of Pittsburgh, PA
C. C. Li , University of Pittsburgh, PA
pp. 720-723
5O.Mo-i Architecture, Technology and Tools

Vision-Based Augmentation of a Sentient Computing World Model (Abstract)

Christopher Town , University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, UK
pp. 724-727

A Miniature Stereo Vision Machine (MSVM-III) for Dense Disparity Mapping (Abstract)

Luping An , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
Mingxiang Li , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
Yunde Jia , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
Xiaoxun Zhang , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
pp. 728-731

An Event-Based Execution Model for Efficient Image Processing on Workstation Clusters and the Grid (Abstract)

D. J. Johnston , University of Essex, UK
M. Fleury , University of Essex, UK
A. C. Downton , University of Essex, UK
pp. 732-735

Confidence-Driven Architecture for Real-time Vision Processing and Its Application to Efficient Vision-Based Human Motion Sensing (Abstract)

Naoto Date , Kyushu University, Japan
Hiromasa Yoshimoto , Kyushu University, Japan
Daisaku Arita , Kyushu University, Japan
Rin-ichiro Taniguchi , Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 736-740
5P.Mo-ii Architecture, Technology and Tools

Multi-Camera Real-Time Depth Estimation with Discontinuity Handling on PC Graphics Hardware (Abstract)

J. Woetzel , University of Kiel, Germany
R. Koch , University of Kiel, Germany
pp. 741-744

Estimation of Distance to Planar Surfaces and Type of Material with Infrared Sensors (Abstract)

Miguel Angel Garcia , Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
Agusti Solanas , Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
pp. 745-748

FPGA based Real-Time Visual Servoing (Abstract)

Mathias Nickl , German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
Stefan J? , German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
J?rg Langwald , German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
pp. 749-753

Architectural Design Issues for Bayesian Contextual Vision (Abstract)

B. Zavidovique , Universit? de Paris, France
P. Lombardi , Istituto Trentino di Cultura ITC-irst, Trento, Italy
pp. 753-756

An XML Based Framework for Cognitive Vision Architectures (Abstract)

Sebastian Wrede , Bielefeld University, Germany
Christian Bauckhage , Bielefeld University, Germany
Jannik Fritsch , Bielefeld University, Germany
Gerhard Sagerer , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 757-760

Integration Frameworks for Large Scale Cognitive Vision Systems - An Evaluative Study (Abstract)

S. Wrede , Bielefeld University, Germany
W. Ponweiser , Vienna University of Technology, ACIN, Austria
M. Vincze , Vienna University of Technology, ACIN, Austria
C. Bauckhage , Bielefeld University, Germany
G. Sagerer , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 761-764

A Real-Time Multi Face Detection Technique Using Positive-Negative Lines-of-Face Template (Abstract)

Yutaka Nakamura , Keio University, Japan
Kenji Shimizu , Keio University, Japan
Tadahiro Kuroda , Keio University, Japan
Yuichi Hori , Keio University, Japan
pp. 765-768

A Parallel Pipelined Implementation of LOCO-I for JPEG-LS (Abstract)

M. Boffadossi , Univ. Pavia, Italy
M. Ferretti , Univ. Pavia, Italy
pp. 769-772

Parallelizing Motion Segmentation by Perceptual Organization of XYT (Abstract)

Sudeep Sarkar , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Daniel Majchrzak , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
pp. 773-776

Parallel Pattern Recognition Computations within a Wireless Sensor Network (Abstract)

P. Mihailescu , Intelligent Research Lab, BT Exact, UK
A. I. Khan , Monash University, Australia
pp. 777-780

Real-Time, 3-D-Multi Object Position Estimation and Tracking (Abstract)

R. W. Kuhn , University Magdeburg, Germany
B. Michaelis , University Magdeburg, Germany
M. Tornow , University Magdeburg, Germany
J. Kaszubiak , University Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 785-788

CVML - An XML-based Computer Vision Markup Language (Abstract)

Thor List , University of Edinburgh, UK
Robert B. Fisher , University of Edinburgh, UK
pp. 789-792

Face Verification System Architecture Using Smart Cards (Abstract)

Josef Kittler , University of Surrey, UK
Thirimachos Bourlai , University of Surrey, UK
Kieron Messer , University of Surrey, UK
pp. 793-796

Proposal of a Parallel Architecture for a Motion Detection Algorithm (Abstract)

Rafael Garcia , Computer Vision and Robotics Group, Girona, Spain
Francois Charot , IRISA, France
Viorela Ila , Computer Vision and Robotics Group, Girona, Spain
pp. 797-800

An FPGA-Based Architecture for Real Time Image Feature Extraction (Abstract)

D. K. Iakovidis , University of Athens, Greece
S. A. Karkanis , Technological Educational Institute of Lamia, Greece
D. G. Bariamis , University of Athens, Greece
D. E. Maroulis , University of Athens, Greece
pp. 801-804

Using Multiple Graphics Cards as a General Purpose Parallel Computer : Applications to Computer Vision (Abstract)

James Fung , University of Toronto, Canada
Steve Mann , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 805-808

P-AFLC: A Parallel Scalable Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm (Abstract)

Alfredo Petrosino , ICAR, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Mauro Verde , ICAR, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy
pp. 809-812

Learning Integrated Perception-Based Speed Control (Abstract)

Bir Bhanu , University of California, Riverside
Pat Leang , University of California, Riverside
pp. 813-816

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