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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

Additional Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xxviii-xxxi

IAPR Committees (PDF)

pp. xxxiv-xxxv
Invited Papers
1O.Tu-i Object Recognition 2

Object Recognition Using Composed Receptive Field Histograms of Higher Dimensionality (Abstract)

Tony Lindeberg , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Stockholm, Sweden
Oskar Linde , Computational Vision and Active Perception Laboratory (CVAP), Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 1-6

Invariants to Convolution with Circularly Symmetric PSF (Abstract)

Jan Flusser , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Barbara Zitov? , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
pp. 11-14

Object Recognition Using Local Information Content (Abstract)

Horst Bischof , Graz University of Technology, Austria
Gerald Fritz , Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
Lucas Paletta , Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria
pp. 15-18

Elastic Face, An Anatomy-Based Biometrics Beyond Visible Cue (Abstract)

Dmitry B. Goldgof , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Sudeep Sarkar , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Sangeeta J. Kundu , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Yong Zhang , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Leonid V. Tsap , University of California Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
pp. 19-22

Perceptual Distance Normalization for Appearance Detection (Abstract)

Chakra Chennubhotla , University of Toronto
Allan Jepson , University of Toronto
pp. 23-27
1P.Tu-i Segmentation and Grouping

Improved Adaptive Gaussian Mixture Model for Background Subtraction (Abstract)

Zoran Zivkovic , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 28-31

Perceptual Grouping for Contour Extraction (Abstract)

Allan D. Jepson , University of Toronto, Canada
Francisco J. Estrada , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 32-35

Small-world Approximations in Spectral Segmentation (Abstract)

S. H. Srinivasan , Satyam Computer Services Ltd
pp. 36-39

Grouping with Bias for Distribution-Free Mixture Model Estimation (Abstract)

Vincent Pag? , GRIMAAG/Univ. Antilles-Guyane, France
Richard Nock , GRIMAAG/Univ. Antilles-Guyane, France
pp. 44-47

Joint Spatial and Temporal Structure Learning for Task based Control (Abstract)

Kingsley Sage , University of Sussex, UK
Hilary Buxton , University of Sussex, UK
pp. 48-51

Image Disocclusion Using a Probabilistic Gradient Orientation (Abstract)

Gilles Aubert , Universit? de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
Laure Blanc-F?raud , Projet Ariana (CNRS/INRIA/UNSA), France
Emmanuel Vill?ger , Universit? de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 52-55

Lie Algebra Template Tracking (Abstract)

Jaime Ortegon-Aguilar , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, M?xico
Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, M?xico
pp. 56-59

Hough Transform in Log-Polar Image Including Foveal and Peripheral Information (Abstract)

Sung-Il Chien , Kyungpook National University, Korea
You-Suk Bae , Korea Polytechnic University, Korea
Jang-Sik Kim , Union Community Co., Ltd, Korea
pp. 60-63

Unsupervised Learning of a Finite Gamma Mixture Using MML: Application to SAR Image Analysis (Abstract)

Djemel Ziou , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Nizar Bouguila , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 68-71

Learning High-level Independent Components of Images through a Spectral Representation (Abstract)

J. T. Lindgren , University of Helsinki, Finland
Aapo Hyv?rinen , University of Helsinki, Finland
pp. 72-75

Systematic Static Shadow Detection (Abstract)

Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang , State University of New York at Binghamton, NY
Jian Yao , State University of New York at Binghamton, NY
pp. 76-79

Edge Detection in Range Images of Piled Box-like Objects (Abstract)

Dimitrios Katsoulas , Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
Andreas Werber , Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
pp. 80-84

Blind Super-Resolution Using a Learning-Based Approach (Abstract)

Frank P. Ferrie , McGill University, Canada
Isabelle B?gin , McGill University, Canada
pp. 85-89

Robust Background Subtraction and Maintenance (Abstract)

Qi Zang , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Reinhard Klette , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 90-93

Vector Field Smoothing Via Heat Flow (Abstract)

Antonio Robles-Kelly , University of York, UK
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York, UK
pp. 94-97

Segmentation and Denoising via an Adaptive Threshold Mumford-Shah-like Functional (Abstract)

Micha Feigin , University of Tel-Aviv, Israel
Nir Sochen , University of Tel-Aviv, Israel
pp. 98-101
1O.Tu-ii Segmentation

Perceptual Organization in Range Data: Robust Detection of Low Order Surfaces in Heavy Clutter (Abstract)

Kim L. Boyer , The Ohio State University
Kanu Julka , The Ohio State University
pp. 102-105

A Wrapper-Based Approach to Image Segmentation and Classification (Abstract)

Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
Michael E. Farmer , Eaton Corporation
pp. 106-109

Level Set Methods, Distance Function and Image Segmentation (Abstract)

SeokCheol Kee , Samsung Advanced Institute of Tech, Korea
Jiali Zhao , Beijing Samsung Telecommunication, China
Dejun Wang , Beijing Samsung Telecommunication, China
ZeSheng Tang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 110-115

FFT Snake: A Robust and Efficient Method for the Segmentation of Arbitrarily Shaped Objects in Image Sequences (Abstract)

Yi Zhang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Dongcheng Hu , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Danya Yao , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Tianqing Li , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 116-119

Image Segmentation Through Energy Minimization Based Subspace Fusion (Abstract)

Maneesh Dewan , The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Gregory D. Hager , The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Jason J. Corso , The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
pp. 120-123
1P.Tu-ii Matching

A Comparison of Junction Tree and Relaxation Algorithms for Point Matching using Different Distance Metrics (Abstract)

Dante A. C. Barone , UFRGS, Brazil
Terry Caelli , University of Alberta, Canada
Tib?rio S. Caetano , University of Alberta, Canada; UFRGS, Brazil
pp. 124-127

Free Form Shape Matching Using Deterministic Annealing and Softassign (Abstract)

Longzhuang Li , Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi, TX
Ying Wang , Xi'an University of Sci. Tech., China
Yonghuai Liu , University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales
pp. 128-131

Object Categorization via Local Kernels (Abstract)

Maria-Elena Nilsback , NADA/CVAP, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Barbara Caputo , NADA/CVAP, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Christian Wallraven , MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Germany
pp. 132-135

Robust Feature Matching Across Widely Separated Color Images (Abstract)

Alexander Kaplan , Technion Israel
Ilan Shimshoni , Technion Israel
Ehud Rivlin , Technion Israel
pp. 136-139

Filter Algorithm for 3D Pose Estimation of Maneuvering Target (Abstract)

Feng Zhu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Feili Hou , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 140-144

Pattern Matching by Sequential Subdivision of Transformation Space (Abstract)

Mingtian Ni , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Stephen E. Reichenbach , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
pp. 145-148

Pose Clustering Guided by Short Interpretation Trees (Abstract)

Clark F. Olson , University of Washington, Bothell
pp. 149-152

LightSphere: Fast Lighting Compensation for Matching a 2D Image to a 3D Model (Abstract)

Penio S. Penev , NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ
S?bastien Roy , NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ
A. Peter Blicher , NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ
pp. 157-162

Coarse-to-Fine Multiscale Affine Invariant Shape Matching and Classification (Abstract)

M. Ahmed , Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
M. Kamel , University of Waterloo, Canada
I. A. El Rube , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 163-166
1O.Tu-iii Motion Analysis and Tracking

A Dynamic Bayesian Network Approach to Multi-cue based Visual Tracking (Abstract)

Gang Song , Intel China Research Center, Beijing, P.R. China
Qian Diao , Intel China Research Center, Beijing, P.R. China
Gary Bradski , Intel China Research Center, Beijing, P.R. China
Chunrong Lai , Intel China Research Center, Beijing, P.R. China
Tao Wang , Intel China Research Center, Beijing, P.R. China
Yimin Zhang , Intel China Research Center, Beijing, P.R. China
pp. 167-170

Fusion of Frequency and Spatial Domain Information for Motion Analysis (Abstract)

Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alexia Briassouli , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 175-178

Maximizing Validity in 2D Motion Analysis (Abstract)

Stefan Carlsson , Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Martin Eriksson , Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
pp. 179-183

Probabilistic Object Tracking Using Multiple Features (Abstract)

Luc Van Gool , ETH Z?rich, Switzerland
Esther Koller-Meier , ETH Z?rich, Switzerland
David Serby , ETH Z?rich, Switzerland
pp. 184-187
1P.Tu-iii Shape and 3D

Detecting Human Motion with Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Hedvig Sidenbladh , Swedish Defence Research Agency, Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 188-191

Graph Method for Generating Affine Moment Invariants (Abstract)

Jan Flusser , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Tom? Suk , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
pp. 192-195

Distance between 2D-Scenes based on Oriented Matroid Theory (Abstract)

Francesc Serratosa , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Antoni Grau , Technical Univ. of Catalonia, UPC
Alberto Sanfeliu , Technical Univ. of Catalonia
pp. 196-199

Monocular Lie Algebra Approach for 3D Motion Estimation (Abstract)

Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, M?xico
Jaime Ortegon-Aguilar , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, M?xico
pp. 200-203

3D Surface Reconstruction by Self-Consistent Fusion of Shading and Shadow Features (Abstract)

Christian W?hler , DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology, Germany
pp. 204-207

Registration of an Uncalibrated Image Pair to a 3D Surface Model (Abstract)

Zsolt Jank? , Computer and Automation Research Institute and E?tv?s Lor?nd University, Budapest, Hungary
Dmitry Chetverikov , Computer and Automation Research Institute and E?tv?s Lor?nd University, Budapest, Hungary
pp. 208-211

Pollen Classification using Brightness-Based and Shape-Based Descriptors (Abstract)

M. Rodr?guez-Dami? , Universidade de Vigo, Ourense
E. Cernadas , Universidade de Vigo, Ourense
P. S?-Otero , Universidade de Vigo, Ourense
A. Formella , Universidade de Vigo, Ourense
pp. 212-215

Robust Extraction of Planar and Quadric Surfaces from Range Images (Abstract)

K. L. Boyer , The Ohio State University
P. F. U. Gotardo , The Ohio State University
L. Silva , Universidade Federal do Paran?, Brasil
O. R. P. Bellon , Universidade Federal do Paran?, Brasil
pp. 216-219

Range Image Registration Preserving Local Structures of Object Surfaces (Abstract)

Ikuko Shimizu Okatani , Tokyo University of Agri. and Tech.
Akihiro Sugimoto , National Institute of Informatics
pp. 224-228

Effect of Noise on Model Selection Criteria in Visual Applications (Abstract)

Niloofar Gheissari , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Alireza Bab-Hadiashar , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
pp. 229-232

Multi-Resolution Template Kernels (Abstract)

C. J. Needham , The University of Leeds, UK
R. D. Boyle , The University of Leeds, UK
pp. 233-236

Resolution Independent Deformable Model (Abstract)

J.-O. Lachaud , Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique, France
B. Taton , Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique, France
pp. 237-240

A Fast Recursive 3D Model Reconstruction Algorithm for Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Michael Ming-Yuen Chang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Kin-Hong Wong , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ying-Kin Yu , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 241-244

Reconstructing a Dynamic Surface from Video Sequences Using Graph Cuts in 4D Space-Time (Abstract)

Tianli Yu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ning Xu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 245-248

Surface Sculpting with Stochastic Deformable 3D Surfaces (Abstract)

Jasper Speicher , Brown University
David B. Cooper , Brown University
Andrew Willis , Brown University
pp. 249-252

The Model Selection Criteria as Merging Criteria (Abstract)

Niloofar Gheissari , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Alireza Bab-Hadiashar , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
pp. 253-256

A Bayesian Framework for Robust Human Detection and Occlusion Handling using Human Shape Model (Abstract)

How-Lung Eng , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Alvin H. Kam , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Junxian Wang , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Wei-Yun Yau , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
pp. 257-260

3D Reconstruction and Virtual Forming in Rotationally Symmetric Space (Abstract)

Masaya Taki , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 261-264

On 3D Mosaicing of Rotationally Symmetric Ceramic Fragments (Abstract)

Robert Sablatnig , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Martin Kampel , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 265-268

3D Shape Reconstruction of Template Models Using Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

C. Rosenberger , Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
P.-A. Fayolle , University of Aizu, Japan
C. Toinard , Universit? d'Orl?ans, France
pp. 269-272

Selecting Canonical Views for View-Based 3-D Object Recognition (Abstract)

Trip Denton , Drexel University
Ali Shokoufandeh , Drexel University
Sven Dickinson , University of Toronto
Jeff Abrahamson , Drexel University
M. Fatih Demirci , Drexel University
pp. 273-276

Parallel Volume Segmentation with Tetrahedral Adaptive Grid (Abstract)

Satoshi Tanaka , CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan; Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Akinori Kimura , CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan; Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Yasufumi Takama , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Yu Yamazoe , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Hiromi T. Tanaka , Ritsumeikan University, Japan
pp. 281-286
2O.Tu-i Feature Selection

Large Scale Feature Selection Using Modified Random Mutation Hill Climbing (Abstract)

Shweta Bapna , Eaton Corporation
Michael E. Farmer , Eaton Corporation
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 287-290

Robust Feature Selection by Weighted Fisher Criterion for Multiclass Prediction in Gene Expression Profiling (Abstract)

Javed Khan , National Cancer Institute, Gaithersburg, MD
Jianhua Xuan , The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Eric Hoffman , Children?s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Yibin Dong , The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Robert Clarke , Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Yue Wang , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Alexandria, VA
pp. 291-294

Local Fisher Embedding (Abstract)

Marco Loog , University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Dick de Ridder , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Marcel J. T. Reinders , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 295-298

Approximating High Dimensional Probability Distributions (Abstract)

Robert M. Haralick , City University of New York
Stephan Altmueller , City University of New York
pp. 299-302

Sammon's Nonlinear Mapping Using Geodesic Distances (Abstract)

Li Yang , Western Michigan University
pp. 303-306

Efficient Calculation of the Complete Optimal Classification Set (Abstract)

N. P. Costen , MMU, UK
M. Brown , UMIST, UK
S. Akamatsu , Hosei University, Japan
pp. 307-310
2P.Tu-i Applications of Pattern Recognition

Evaluation of Model-Based Interactive Flower Recognition (Abstract)

Jie Zou , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York
George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York
pp. 311-314

Consensus-Based Identification of Spectral Signatures for Classification of High-Dimensional Biomedical Spectra (Abstract)

Ray Somorjai , Institute for Biodiagnostics, NRCC, Canada
Erinija Pranckeviciene , Institute for Biodiagnostics, NRCC, Canada
Richard Baumgartner , Institute for Biodiagnostics, NRCC, Canada
pp. 319-322

A Hybrid SOM-SVM Method for Analyzing Zebra Fish Gene Expression (Abstract)

Rudy Setiono , National University of Singapore
Wu Wei , National University of Singapore
Peng Jinrong , National University of Singapore
Xu Min , National University of Singapore
Liu Xin , National University of Singapore
pp. 323-326

Principal Component Analysis for Online Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

V. Deepu , Hewlett-Packard Labs, India
A. G. Ramakrishnan , Indian Institute of Science, India
Sriganesh Madhvanath , Hewlett-Packard Labs, India
pp. 327-330

Feature Comparison between Fractal Codes and Wavelet Transform in Handwritten Alphanumeric Recognition Using SVM Classifier (Abstract)

Karim faez , AmirKabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Saeed Mozaffari , AmirKabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Hamidreza Rashidy Kanan , AmirKabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 331-334

Feature Selection using Tabu Search for Improving the Classification Rate of Prostate Needle Biopsies (Abstract)

F. Kurugollu , The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
A. Bouridane , The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
A. Amira , The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
M. A. Tahir , The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
pp. 335-338

Building Detection by Dempster-Shafer Fusion of LIDAR Data and Multispectral Aerial Imagery (Abstract)

Kurt Kubik , University of Queensland, Australia
Franz Rottensteiner , The University of New South Wales, Australia
John Trinder , The University of New South Wales, Australia
Simon Clode , University of Queensland, Australia
Brian Lovell , University of Queensland, Australia
pp. 339-342

Feature Selection and Gene Clustering from Gene Expression Data (Abstract)

Pabitra Mitra , Indian Statistical Institute
Dwijesh Dutta Majumder , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 343-346

Comparison of Microarray-Based Predictive Systems for Early Recurrence of Cancer (Abstract)

Norio Iizuka , Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
Shunji Uchimura , Yamaguchi University, Japan
Masaaki Oka , Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
Takanobu Miyamoto , Yamaguchi University, Japan
Yoshihiko Hamamoto , Yamaguchi University, Japan
pp. 347-350

Decomposing Chinese Characters into Stroke Segments Using SOGD Filters and Orientation Normalization (Abstract)

Jhing-Fa Wang , National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Yih-Ming Su , I-Shou University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan
pp. 351-354

Relaxation Labeling Processes for Protein Secondary Structure Prediction (Abstract)

Marcello Pelillo , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Giacomo Colle , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
pp. 355-358

A Formalization of On-line Handwritten Japanese Text Recognition free from Line Direction Constraint (Abstract)

Bilan Zhu , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Motoki Onuma , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
pp. 359-362

A Robust Method of Recognizing Multi-font Rotated Characters (Abstract)

Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University, Canada
Hiroyuki Hase , University of Fukui, Japan
Shogo Tokai , University of Fukui, Japan
Toshiyuki Shinokawa , Toyama National College of Maritime Technology, Japan
pp. 363-366

ICA-FX Features for Classification of Singing Voice and Instrumental Sound (Abstract)

Tat-Wan Leung , City University of Hong Kong
Rynson W. H. Lau , City University of Hong Kong
Chong-Wah Ngo , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 367-370

The Influence of the Noise in the Restoration of Solar Radio Images using Adaptive Regularization Techniques Based on Clustering (Abstract)

Will R. S. Machado , Pontificia Universidade Cat?lica de Minas Gerais, Brasil; Universidade Federal de S?o Carlos, Brasil
Nelson D. A. Mascarenhas , Universidade Federal de S?o Carlos, Brasil
Joaquim E. R. Costa , Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brasil
pp. 371-374

Singer Identification Based on Vocal and Instrumental Models (Abstract)

Changsheng Xu , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Namunu Chinthaka Maddage , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore; National University of Singapore
Ye Wang , National University of Singapore
pp. 375-378

Speech Music Discrimination Using Class-Specific Features (Abstract)

Paul M. Baggenstoss , Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport RI
Thomas Beierholm , GN ReSound A/S, Denmark
pp. 379-382

Classification of Machine-Printed and Handwritten Addresses on Korean Mail Piece Images Using Geometric Features (Abstract)

Seung Ick Jang , Postal Technology Research Center, ETRI, Korea
Seon Hwa Jeong , Postal Technology Research Center, ETRI, Korea
Yun-Seok Nam , Postal Technology Research Center, ETRI, Korea
pp. 383-386

Locating Destination Address Block in Korean Mail Images (Abstract)

Yun-Seok Nam , Postal Technology Research Center, ETRI, Korea
Seon Hwa Jeong , Postal Technology Research Center, ETRI, Korea
Seung Ick Jang , Postal Technology Research Center, ETRI, Korea
pp. 387-390

High Accuracy Classification of EEG Signal (Abstract)

S. Ranganatha , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Chng Eng Siong , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
M. Thulasidas , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Jiankang Wu , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Cuntai Guan , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Wenjie Xu , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore; National University of Singapore
pp. 391-394

Online Structure Based Chinese Character Pre-Classification (Abstract)

Hong Cao , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Alex C. Kot , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 395-398

On-Line Adaptive Background Modelling for Audio Surveillance (Abstract)

Marco Cristani , Universit? di Verona - Italy
Vittorio Murino , Universit? di Verona - Italy
Manuele Bicego , Universit? di Verona - Italy
pp. 399-402
2O.Tu-ii Face Recognition

Real-Time Face Recognition Using Gram-Schmidt Orthogonalization for LDA (Abstract)

Li Zhao , Southeast University, Nanjing, P.R. China
Wenming Zheng , Southeast University, Nanjing, P.R. China
Cairong Zou , Southeast University, Nanjing, P.R. China
pp. 403-406

Face Detection Using Discriminating Feature Analysis and Support Vector Machine in Video (Abstract)

Chengjun Liu , New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newrk, NJ
Peichung Shih , New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newrk, NJ
pp. 407-410

Real-Time Face Detection Using Boosting in Hierarchical Feature Spaces (Abstract)

S. Z. Li , Microsoft Research Asia, China
Daniel Gatica-Perez , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Dong Zhang , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
pp. 411-414

Boosting Nested Cascade Detector for Multi-View Face Detection (Abstract)

Shihong Lao , Omron Corporation
Chang Huang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Haizhou Ai , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Bo Wu , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 415-418

Kernel Scatter-Difference Based Discriminant Analysis For Face Recognition (Abstract)

Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiaoou Tang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Songde Ma , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Qingshan Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 419-422

Learning Sample Subspace with Application to Face Detection (Abstract)

Guoping Qiu , The University of Nottingham
Jianzhong Fang , The University of Nottingham
pp. 423-426
2O.Tu-iii Kernel Methods

Optimally Regularised Kernel Fisher Discriminant Analysis (Abstract)

Gavin C. Cawley , University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Kamel Saadi , University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Nicola L. C. Talbot , University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
pp. 427-430

A Kernel Fractional-Step Nonlinear Discriminant Analysis for Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

Yuntao Qian , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China
Sen Jia , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China
Guang Dai , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China
pp. 431-434

Kernel Sample Space Projection Classifier for Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

Yukihiko Yamashita , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yoshikazu Washizawa , Toshiba solutions Corporation, Japan
pp. 435-438

Efficient Model Selection for Kernel Logistic Regression (Abstract)

Nicola L. C. Talbot , University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Gavin C. Cawley , University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
pp. 439-442

Kernel Autoassociator with Applications to Visual Classification (Abstract)

Bailing Zhang , Victoria University, Australia
Haihong Zhang , Insititute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Weimin Huang , Insititute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Zhiyong Huang , National University of Singaore
pp. 443-446
2P.Tu-iii Structural Methods and Miscellaneous

An Efficient Technique for Protein Sequence Clustering and Classification (Abstract)

M. Narasimha Murty , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
P. A. Vijaya , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
D. K. Subramanian , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 447-450

Local Straightness: A Contrast Independent Statistical Edge Measure for Color and Gray Level Images (Abstract)

Johan Ed? , Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Henrik I. Christensen , Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
pp. 451-454

2D Grey-level Skeleton Computation: A Discrete 3D Approach (Abstract)

Ingela Nystr? , Uppsala University, Sweden
Gabriella Sanniti di Baja , Istituto di Cibernetica "E. Caianiello", Italy
pp. 455-458

Memory Consistency Validation in a Cognitive Vision System (Abstract)

Marc Hanheide , Bielefeld University, Germany
Christian Bauckhage , Bielefeld University, Germany
Gerhard Sagerer , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 459-462

Four Metrics for Efficiently Comparing Attributed Trees (Abstract)

Andrea Torsello , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Dzena Hidovic , University of Birmingham, UK
Marcello Pelillo , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
pp. 467-470

A Graph Decomposition Approach to Least Squares Attributed Graph Matching (Abstract)

Jingyu Yang , Department of Computer Science of Nanjing University of Sci & Technology, P.R. China
Terry Caelli , Department of Computing Science of University of Alberta, Canada
Jianfeng Lu , Department of Computing Science of University of Alberta, Canada; Department of Computer Science of Nanjing University of Sci & Technology, P.R. China
pp. 471-474

Principal Curve Analysis for Temporal Data (Abstract)

Nobuhiko Yamagishi , Chiba University, Japan
Atsushi Imiya , MTD IMIT, Chiba University, Japan
pp. 475-478

Bayesian Network Structure Learning and Inference in Indoor vs. Outdoor Image Classification (Abstract)

Michael J. Kane , ITT, Rochester, New York
Andreas Savakis , Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
pp. 479-482

Pruning The Vocabulary For Better Context Recognition (Abstract)

Sigurdur Sigurdsson , Technical University of Denmark
Rasmus Elsborg Madsen , Technical University of Denmark
Jan Larsen , Technical University of Denmark
Lars Kai Hansen , Technical University of Denmark
pp. 483-488

Levenshtein Distance for Graph Spectral Features (Abstract)

Richard C. Wilson , University of York, UK
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York, UK
pp. 489-492

Introduction to the Concept of Structural HMM: Application to Mining Customers' Preferences in Automotive Design (Abstract)

J. Tan , Oakland University, Rochester, MI
D. Bouchaffra , Oakland University, Rochester, MI
pp. 493-496

New Operators of Genetic Algorithms for Traveling Salesman Problem (Abstract)

Sankar K. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
Shubhra Sankar Ray , Indian Statistical Institute
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 497-500

Sensor Fusion as Optimization: Maximizing Mutual Information between Sensory Signals (Abstract)

Hiroshi Ishiguro , Osaka University, Japan
Minoru Asada , Osaka University, Japan
Tetsushi Ikeda , Osaka University, Japan
pp. 501-504

Classification Error Rate for Quantitative Evaluation of Content-based Image Retrieval Systems (Abstract)

Hermann Ney , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Daniel Keysers , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Thomas Deselaers , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 505-508

Interactive Tools for Pattern Discovery (Abstract)

Tin Kam Ho , Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ
pp. 509-512

Global Geometry Extraction for Fuzzy Logic Based Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

P. Manley-Cooke , University of East Anglia, U.K.
M. Razaz , University of East Anglia, U.K.
N. M. Noor , University of East Anglia, U.K.
pp. 513-516

Spectral Characterization of Orientation Data along Curvilinear Structures (Abstract)

C. Germain , Equipe Signal et Image; ENITA de Bordeaux
J. P. Da Costa , Equipe Signal et Image; ENITA de Bordeaux
P. Baylou , Equipe Signal et Image
pp. 517-520

Extraction and Clustering of Motion Trajectories in Video (Abstract)

George Kollios , Boston University
Dan Buzan , Boston University
Stan Sclaroff , Boston University
pp. 521-524
2aO.Tu-i Handwriting Recognition

Applying A Hybrid Method To Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

Chin-Chin Lin , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Chun-Jen Chen , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Fu Chang , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 529-532

Probability Table Compression Using Distributional Clustering for Scanning N-Tuple Classifiers (Abstract)

Jianying Hu , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
Eugene Ratzlaff , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
pp. 533-536

Influence of Language Models and Candidate Set Size on Contextual Post-processing for Chinese Script Recognition (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Yuan-Xiang Li , National University of Singapore
pp. 537-540

Off-line Handwritten Textline Recognition Using a Mixture of Natural and Synthetic Training Data (Abstract)

Horst Bunke , Universit?t Bern, Switzerland
Tam? Varga , Universit?t Bern, Switzerland
pp. 545-549

Rejection Strategies for Offline Handwritten Sentence Recognition (Abstract)

Matthias Zimmermann , University of Bern, Switzerland
Horst Bunke , University of Bern, Switzerland
Roman Bertolami , University of Bern, Switzerland
pp. 550-553
2aP.Tu-i Document Analysis 2

Noisy Text Categorization (Abstract)

Alessandro Vinciarelli , Dalle Molle Institute for Perceptual Artificial Intelligence - IDIAP, Switzerland
pp. 554-557

Applying the Conjugate Gradient Method for Text Document Categorization (Abstract)

A. Santoso , The National University of Singapore
Vincent Tam , The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Rudy Setiono , The National University of Singapore
pp. 558-561

Handwritten Syriac Character Recognition using Order Structure Invariance (Abstract)

W. F. Clocksin , Oxford Brookes University, Wheatley, UK
pp. 562-565

Faxed Form Identification using Histogram of the Hough-Space (Abstract)

Ryo Ohtera , Chiba University, Japan
Takahiko Horiuchi , Chiba University, Japan
pp. 566-569

Recognition of Symbols in Grey Level Line-drawings from an Adaptation of the Radon Transform (Abstract)

Laurent Wendling , LORIA-INRIA-University Nancy 2
Salvatore Tabbone , LORIA-INRIA-University Nancy 2
pp. 570-573

Underline Detection and Removal in a Document Image Using Multiple Strategies (Abstract)

Qiang Huo , The University of Hong Kong
Zhen-Long Bai , The University of Hong Kong
pp. 578-581

Address-Block Extraction by Bayesian Rule (Abstract)

Hiromichi Fujisawa , Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Tatsuhiko Kagehiro , Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Sako , Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Masashi Koga , Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 582-585

A Software Algorithm Prototype for Optical Recognition of Embossed Braille (Abstract)

Waleed Abdulla , The Univeristy of Auckland, New Zealand
Stephan Hussmann , The Univeristy of Auckland, New Zealand
Lisa Wong , The Univeristy of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 586-589

A New Color Image Segmentation Algorithm based on Watershed Transformation (Abstract)

Marat Kazanov , Institute for Systems Analysis Academy of Science of Russia
pp. 590-593

A Segmentation Method for Touching Italic Characters (Abstract)

Yun Li , Concordia University, Canada
Satoshi Naoi , Fujitsu Labs Ltd., Japan
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University, Canada
Mohamed Cheriet , University of Quebec, Canada
pp. 594-597

Self-Supervised Writer Adaptation using Perceptive Concepts : Application to On-Line Text Recognition (Abstract)

Alvaro Moises , Université Pierre & Marie Curie, France
Lionel Prevost , Université Pierre & Marie Curie, France
Lo?c Oudot , Université Pierre & Marie Curie, France
Maurice Milgram , Université Pierre & Marie Curie, France
pp. 598-601

Active Discriminant Functions for Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

Guangling Sun , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Jianhua Huang , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Xianglong Tang , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
pp. 602-605

Adaptive Word Style Classification Using a Gaussian Mixture Model (Abstract)

Huanfeng Ma , University of Maryland, College Park
David Doermann , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 606-609

Recognition of Unconstrained Legal Amounts Handwritten on Chinese Bank Checks (Abstract)

Mohamed Cheriet , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure, Canada
Emmanuel Augustin , Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis, France
Olivier Baret , Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis, France
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University, Canada
Hanshen Tang , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 610-613

A Multiresolution Approach to On-line Handwriting Segmentation and Feature Extraction (Abstract)

Claudio De Stefano , DAEIIMI - Universita' di Cassino, Italy
Marco Garruto , DIIIE - Universita' di Salerno, Italy
Angelo Marcelli , DIIIE - Universita' di Salerno, Italy
pp. 614-617

Differentiation of Alphabets in Handwritten Texts (Abstract)

A. Seropian , Universit? de Toulon et du Var, France
M. Grimaldi , Universit? de Toulon et du Var, France
N. Vincent , Universit? de Paris 5, France
pp. 622-625

A Two-Stage Approach for Segmentation and Recognition of Handwritten Digit Strings Collected from Mail Pieces (Abstract)

Sungwon Park , Sogang University, Korea
Gyeonghwan Kim , Sogang University, Korea
Seon-Hwa Jeong , ETRI, Korea
Yunho Yang , Sogang University, Korea
pp. 626-629

A Study of Symbol Segmentation Method for Handwritten Mathematical Formula Recognition using Mathematical Structure Information (Abstract)

Kenichi Toyozumi , Nagoya Univ., Japan
Yasuhito Suenaga , Nagoya Univ., Japan
Takayuki Kitasaka , Nagoya Univ., Japan
Kenji Mase , Nagoya Univ., Japan
Tomoichi Takahashi , Meijo Univ., Japan
Kensaku Mori , Nagoya Univ., Japan
Naoya Yamada , Nagoya Univ., Japan
pp. 630-633

Discriminatory Power of Handwritten Words for Writer Recognition (Abstract)

Bin Zhang , SUNY Buffalo, Amherst, NY
Catalin I. Tomai , SUNY Buffalo, Amherst, NY
Sargur N. Srihari , SUNY Buffalo, Amherst, NY
pp. 638-641

Retrieval of On-line Hand-Drawn Sketches (Abstract)

Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University, East Lansing
Anoop M. Namboodiri , Michigan State University, East Lansing
pp. 642-645
2aO.Tu-ii Optical Character Recognition and Miscellaneous

Decoder Banks: Versatility, Automation, and High Accuracy without Supervised Training (Abstract)

Prateek Sarkar , Palo Alto Research Center, CA
Henry S. Baird , Palo Alto Research Center, CA
pp. 646-649

The BBN Byblos Japanese OCR System (Abstract)

Rohit Prasad , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
Michael Decerbo , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
Premkumar Natarajan , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
Ehry MacRostie , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
pp. 650-653

Off-line Handwriting Identification Using HMM Based Recognizers (Abstract)

Horst Bunke , University of Bern, Switzerland
Andreas Schlapbach , University of Bern, Switzerland
pp. 654-658

Modification Table Form Generation System based on the Form Recognition (Abstract)

Naoki Asada , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Akira Amano , Kyoto University, Japan
Masayuki Mukunoki , Hiroshima City University, Japan
pp. 659-662

Document Image Ground Truth Generation from Electronic Text (Abstract)

Gang Zi , University of Maryland, College Park
David Doermann , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 663-666

Spoken Document Classification with SVMs Using Linguistic Unit Weighting and Probabilistic Couplers (Abstract)

Gerhard Rigoll , Munich University of Technology, Germany
Uri Iurgel , University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
pp. 667-670
2aO.Tu-iii Digital Documents and Text Extraction

OntoDoc: An Ontology-Based Query System for Digital Libraries (Abstract)

Alessio Malizia , University "La Sapienza" of Rome
Luigi Cinque , University "La Sapienza" of Rome
Roberto Navigli , University "La Sapienza" of Rome
pp. 671-674

Prescient Paper: Multimedia Document Creation with Document Image Matching (Abstract)

Dar-Shyang Lee , Ricoh Innovations, Inc., Menlo Park, CA
Berna Erol , Ricoh Innovations, Inc., Menlo Park, CA
Jonathan J. Hull , Ricoh Innovations, Inc., Menlo Park, CA
Jamey Graham , Ricoh Innovations, Inc., Menlo Park, CA
pp. 675-678

Scene Text Extraction in Natural Scene Images using Hierarchical Feature Combining and Verification (Abstract)

Y. W. Choi , Sookmyung Women's University, Korea
K. C. Kim , Yonsei University, Korea
H. R. Byun , Yonsei University, Korea
Y. K. Chung , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
Y. J. Song , Sookmyung Women's University, Korea
S. Y. Chi , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
K. K. Kim , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
pp. 679-682

Text Detection from Natural Scene Images: Towards a System for Visually Impaired Persons (Abstract)

Nobuo Ezaki , Toba National College of Maritime Technology, Japan
Lambert Schomaker , AI Institute Groningen University, The Netherlands
Marius Bulacu , AI Institute Groningen University, The Netherlands
pp. 683-686

Character Extraction from Natural Scene Images by Hierarchical Classifiers (Abstract)

Minoru Maruyama , Shinshu University, Japan
Takuma Yamaguchi , Shinshu University, Japan
pp. 687-690
3O.Tu-i Texture Analysis

Unsupervised Image Segmentation Using A Simple MRF Model with A New Implementation Scheme (Abstract)

Huawu Deng , University of Waterloo, Canada
David A. Clausi , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 691-694

Robust Facet Model for Application to Speckle Noise Removal (Abstract)

Kie B. Eom , The George Washington University
pp. 695-698

Car Detection Based on Multi-Cues Integration (Abstract)

Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Zhenfeng Zhu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Keiichi Uchimura , Kumamoto University, Japan
James Hu , Kumamoto University, Japan
pp. 699-702

Age-related Skin Analysis by Capacitance Images (Abstract)

Alessandro Gherardi , University of Bologna, Italy
Alessandro Bevilacqua , University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 703-706

To FRAME or not to FRAME in Probabilistic Texture Modelling? (Abstract)

Georgy Gimel'farb , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Alexey Zalesny , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Luc Van Gool , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 707-711

Texture Analysis using Level-crossing Statistics (Abstract)

Miroslaw Bober , Mitsubishi Electric ITE, Guildford, UK
Wieslaw Szajnowski , Hexagent Research Limited, Guildford, UK
Carlos Santamaria , Mitsubishi Electric ITE, Guildford, UK
pp. 712-715
3O.Tu-i Motion 1

Multi Feature Path Modeling for Video Surveillance (Abstract)

Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Imran N. Junejo , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Omar Javed , University of Central Florida, Orlando
pp. 716-719

Switching Particle Filters for Efficient Real-time Visual Tracking (Abstract)

Shin Ishii , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan; CREST
Tomohiro Shibata , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan; ATR International; CREST
Takashi Bando , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan; CREST
Kenji Doya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan; ATR International; CREST
pp. 720-723

Tracking People through Occlusions (Abstract)

Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Weiming Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Min Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
pp. 724-727

Kernel-Based Method for Tracking Objects with Rotation and Translation (Abstract)

Haihong Zhang , National University of Singapore
Weimin Huang , Insititute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Liyuan Li , Insititute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Zhiyong Huang , National University of Singapore
pp. 728-731

Probabilistic Tracking with Adaptive Feature Selection (Abstract)

Hwann-Tzong Chen , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Chiou-Shann Fuh , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Tyng-Luh Liu , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 736-739
3O.Tu-ii Motion 2

Robust Phase Correlation (Abstract)

Ofer Miller , Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Amir Averbuch , Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Yosi Keller , Yale University, Connecticut
pp. 740-743

Novel Seed Selection for Multiple Objects Detection and Tracking (Abstract)

Chong-Wah Ngo , City University of Hong Kong
Zailiang Pan , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 744-747

Reinforcement Learning-Based Feature Learning for Object Tracking (Abstract)

Jianbo Su , Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Fang Liu , Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
pp. 748-751

Metric Mixtures for Mutual Information (M^3 I) Tracking (Abstract)

Richard Bowden , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Nicholas Dowson , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
pp. 752-756

Object Tracking Using Incremental Fisher Discriminant Analysis (Abstract)

Ming-Hsuan Yang , Honda Research Institute, Mountain View, CA
Stephen E. Levinson , Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Ruei-Sung Lin , Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
pp. 757-760

A Real-Time Vehicle Detection and Tracking System in Outdoor Traffic Scenes (Abstract)

Yi L. Murphey , The University of Michigan-Dearborn
Grant Gerhart , U. S. Army - TARDEC, Warren, MI
Robert Karlsen , U. S. Army - TARDEC, Warren, MI
XiaoCao Yao , The University of Michigan-Dearborn
Xin Li , The University of Michigan-Dearborn
pp. 761-764
3O.Tu-ii Feature Extraction

Multiscale Fourier Descriptor for Shape-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Juhani Rauhamaa , ABB Oy, Helsinki, Finland
Iivari Kunttu , Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Leena Lepist? , Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Ari Visa , Tampere University of Technology, Finland
pp. 765-768

Adjustable Invariant Features by Partial Haar-Integration (Abstract)

Bernard Haasdonk , Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
Alaa Halawani , Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
Hans Burkhardt , Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
pp. 769-774

Multiresolution Spatial Partitioning for Shape Representation (Abstract)

A. Del Bimbo , Universit? degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
S. Berretti , Universit? degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
pp. 775-778

Fuzzy Direction Field Method for Fringe and Tree-like Patterns Analysis (Abstract)

A. O. Korepanov , Image Processing Systems Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
A. G. Khramov , Image Processing Systems Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
V. A. Soifer , Image Processing Systems Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
pp. 779-782

Robust Direction Estimation of Gradient Vector Field for Iris Recognition (Abstract)

Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Jiali Cui , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Zhenan Sun , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
pp. 783-786

Jet Based Feature Classification (Abstract)

Martin Lillholm , IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Kim Steenstrup Pedersen , IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
pp. 787-790
3P.Tu-ii Efficient Shape and Image Representation

Curvature Scale Space Corner Detector with Adaptive Threshold and Dynamic Region of Support (Abstract)

X. C. He , The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road
N. H. C. Yung , The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road
pp. 791-794

A Unification Framework for Tree and Block Wavelet Encoders (Abstract)

A. C. Downton , University of Essex, United Kingdom
M. Fleury , University of Essex, United Kingdom
X.-W. Yin , University of Essex, United Kingdom
pp. 795-798

Prioritized Region of Interest Coding in JPEG2000 (Abstract)

Anup Basu , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Victor Sanchez , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 799-802

Lossless Compression Methods for Hyperspectral Images (Abstract)

Pekka Toivanen , Lappeenranta University of Technology
Olga Kubasova , Lappeenranta University of Technology
pp. 803-806

Improving Cut Detection in MPEG Videos by GOP-Oriented Frame Difference Normalization (Abstract)

Ralph Ewerth , University of Siegen, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Siegen, Germany; University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 807-810

A Fast Multiscale Edge Detection Algorithm Based on a New Edge Preserving PDE Resolution Scheme (Abstract)

Bertrand Augereau , Laboratoire IRCOM-SIC, France
Benoit Tremblais , Laboratoire IRCOM-SIC, France
pp. 811-814

Embedding Motion in Model-Based Stochastic Tracking (Abstract)

J. M. Odobez , IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
D. Gatica-Perez , IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
pp. 815-818

Corner Detection Using Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Malay K. Kundu , Machine Indian Statistical Institute
Minakshi Banerjee , Machine Indian Statistical Institute
Pabitra Mitra , Machine Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 819-822

Lossless Data Compression for Image Decomposition With Recursive IDP Algorithm (Abstract)

Vladimir Todorov , T&K Engineering Co., Sofia, Bulgaria
Roumiana Kountcheva , T&K Engineering Co., Sofia, Bulgaria
Mariofanna Milanova , University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
pp. 823-826

A Graph-Based Approach to Corner Matching Using Mutual Information as a Local Similarity Measure (Abstract)

Manolis I. A. Lourakis , Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece
Kostas Marias , Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece
Antonis A. Argyros , Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece
pp. 827-830

A hybrid License Plate Extraction Method Based On Edge Statistics and Morphology (Abstract)

Liu Changping , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Bai Hongliang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 831-834

Efficient Coding of Stroke-Rendered Paintings (Abstract)

Levente Kov?cs , University of Veszpr?m, Hungary
Tam?s Szir?nyi , Hungarian Academy of Sciences
pp. 835-838

Grey Scale Image Skeletonisation from Noise-Damped Vector Potential (Abstract)

Huaijun Qiu , University of York, UK
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York, UK
pp. 839-842

Measurement of Shape and Refractive Index of Transparent Object (Abstract)

Kunihiro Chihara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Miki Tsujita , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Yoshitsugu Manabe , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 843-846

Fast Tone Mapping for High Dynamic Range Images (Abstract)

Guoping Qiu , The University of Nottingham
Jiang Duan , The University of Nottingham
pp. 847-850

Surface Tortuosity and its Application to Analyzing Cracks in Concrete (Abstract)

Tong Zhang , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
pp. 851-854

Multiresolution Polygonal Approximation of Digital Curves (Abstract)

Xiaolin Wu , McMaster University, Canada
Alexander Kolesnikov , University of Joensuu, Finland
Pasi Fr?nti , University of Joensuu, Finland
pp. 855-858

Fast Robust GA-Based Ellipse Detection (Abstract)

Peter Grogono , Concordia University, Canada
Nawwaf Kharma , Concordia University, Canada
Jie Yao , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 859-862
3O.Tu-iii Audio and Speech

Weighted Loss Functions to Make Risk-based Language Identification Fused Decisions (Abstract)

Jean-Luc Rouas , IRIT - Universit? Paul Sabatier, France
R?gine Andr?-Obrecht , IRIT - Universit? Paul Sabatier, France
Jorge Guti?rrez , IRIT - Universit? Paul Sabatier, France
pp. 863-866

Perceptual Criterion Based Fragile Audio Watermarking Using Adaptive Wavelet Packets (Abstract)

Hongbin Zhang , Computer Institute of Beijing University of Technology, China
Xiaomei Quan , Computer Institute of Beijing University of Technology, China
pp. 867-870

Spectral Sound Gap Filling (Abstract)

Iddo Drori , Tel Aviv University
Alon Fishbach , Northwestern University
Yehezkel Yeshurun , Tel Aviv University
pp. 871-874

Blind Audio Watermark Decoding Using Independent Component Analysis (Abstract)

Sait Sener , Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Bilge Gunsel , Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
pp. 875-878

An Integrated Decoding Framework for Audio Watermark Extraction (Abstract)

Yusuf Yaslan , Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Bilge Gunsel , Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
pp. 879-882
4P.Tu-ii Colour, Illumination, Panorama, Augmented Reality and View Interpolation

An Efficient Automatic Redeye Detection and Correction Algorithm (Abstract)

Dan Tretter , Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA
Huitao Luo , Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA
Jonathan Yen , Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA
pp. 883-886

Model-Free Augmented Reality by Virtual Visual Servoing (Abstract)

Muriel Pressigout , IRISA INRIA Rennes, France
?ric Marchand , IRISA INRIA Rennes, France
pp. 887-890

Factorization-Based Planar Mapping Method for Generating Intermediate Views (Abstract)

Hiroki Mano , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Akihiro Minagawa , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Norio Tagawa , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
pp. 891-894

Dense Estimation of Surface Reflectance Properties Based on Inverse Global Illumination Rendering (Abstract)

Takashi Machida , Osaka University, Japan
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Haruo Takemura , Osaka University, Japan
pp. 895-898

Image Mosaicing from a Set of Images Without Configuration Information (Abstract)

Juichi Miyamichi , Utsunomiya University, Japan
Kenji Shoji , Utsunomiya University, Japan
Fubito Toyama , Utsunomiya University, Japan
pp. 899-902

Skin Detection: A Bayesian Network Approach (Abstract)

Theo Gevers , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nicu Sebe , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ira Cohen , HP Research Labs, USA
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 903-906

Color Correction for the Virtual Recomposition of Fragmented Frescos (Abstract)

G. Attolico , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione
A. Distante , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione
N. Mosca , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione
G. Carlomagno , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione
F. Renna , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione
pp. 907-910

Real-time Estimation of Light Source Environment for Photorealistic Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Masayuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 911-914

Dining Activity Analysis Using a Hidden Markov Model (Abstract)

Jiang Gao , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Howard D. Wactlar , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Ashok Bharucha , University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Alexander G. Hauptmann , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
pp. 915-918

Color Decomposition of Overlapped Watercolors (Abstract)

Minoru Okada , Waseda University, Japan
Shinji Mizuno , Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Tomokazu Terai , Waseda University, Japan
pp. 919-922
4O.Tu-iii Biometrics and Human Actions

On the use of Anthropometry in the Invariant Analysis of Human Actions (Abstract)

Yaser Sheikh , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Alexei Gritai , University of Central Florida, Orlando
pp. 923-926

Iris Individuality: A Partial Iris Model (Abstract)

Jonathan H. Connell , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
Ruud M. Bolle , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
Nalini K. Ratha , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
Sharath Pankanti , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
pp. 927-930

Using Adapted Levenshtein Distance for On-Line Signature Authentication (Abstract)

Claus Vielhauer , Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Sascha Schimke , Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Jana Dittmann , Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 931-934

Biometrics: A Grand Challenge (Abstract)

Salil Prabhakar , DigitalPersona Inc.
Sharath Pankanti , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Lin Hong , Siemens Corporate Research
Arun Ross , West Virginia University
Anil K. Jain , Michigan State University
pp. 935-942
4P.Tu-iii Image Indexing and Retrieval

Towards Image Retrieval for Eight Percent of Color-Blind Men (Abstract)

Vassili A. Kovalev , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
pp. 943-946

Incorporating Temporal Context with Content for Classifying Image Collections (Abstract)

Jiebo Luo , Eastman Kodak Company
Matthew Boutell , University of Rochester
pp. 947-950

Retrieving Images by Content from Strong Relational Graph Matching (Abstract)

Salvatore Tabbone , LORIA-INRIA-University Nancy 2, France
Laurent Wendling , LORIA-INRIA-University Nancy 2, France
pp. 951-954

Image Retrieval by Local Evaluation of Nonlinear Kernel Functions around Salient Points (Abstract)

Alaa Halawani , Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
Hans Burkhardt , Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
pp. 955-960

Combining Visual Features with Semantics for a More Effective Image Retrieval (Abstract)

M. L. Kherfi , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
D. Brahmi , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
D. Ziou , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 961-964

Retrieval Method for Multi-category Images (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Tanaka , NTT Data Corporation, Japan
Sakuichi Ohtsuka , NTT Data Corporation, Japan
Hitoshi Sakano , NTT Data Corporation, Japan
pp. 965-968

Probabilistic Shape-Based Image Indexing and Retrieval (Abstract)

Konstantinos Valasoulis , University of Ioannina, Greece
Aristidis Likas , University of Ioannina, Greece
pp. 969-972

A Bayesian Framework for Automatic Concept Discovery in Image Collections (Abstract)

Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang , State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
Ruofei Zhang , State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
pp. 973-976

SVM-based Salient Region(s) Extraction Method for Image Retrieval (Abstract)

ByoungChul Ko , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Hyeran Byun , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Soo Yeong Kwak , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 977-980

Incorporating Prior Knowledge into SVM for Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Ping Xue , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Kap Luk Chan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lei Wang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 981-984

CBIR using Perception based Texture and Colour Measures (Abstract)

Sanjoy Kumar Saha , Jadavpur Univ., India
Amit Kumar Das , B.E. College, India
Bhabatosh Chanda , ISI, Kolkata, India
pp. 985-988

Nearest-Prototype Relevance Feedback for Content Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Giorgio Giacinto , University of Cagliari, Italy
Fabio Roli , University of Cagliari, Italy
pp. 989-992

Acceleration of Similarity-Based Partial Image Retrieval using Multistage Vector Quantization (Abstract)

Akisato Kimura , NTT Corporation, Japan
Takahito Kawanishi , NTT Corporation, Japan
Kunio Kashino , NTT Corporation, Japan
pp. 993-996

Discriminant Features for Model-Based Image Databases (Abstract)

Bir Bhanu , University of California, Riverside
Anlei Dong , University of California, Riverside
pp. 997-1000

Learning in Hidden Annotation-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Feng Jing , State Key Lab of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Beijing, China
Mingjing Li , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
Bo Zhang , State Key Lab of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Beijing, China
Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
Jianwei Zhang , TAMS, University of Hamburg, Germany
pp. 1001-1004

Entropy-Based Measures for Clustering and SOM Topology Preservation Applied to Content-Based Image Indexing and Retrieval (Abstract)

Markus Koskela , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Jorma Laaksonen , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Erkki Oja , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
pp. 1005-1009

WillHunter: Interactive Image Retrieval with Multilevel Relevance Measurement (Abstract)

Hanqing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Songde Ma , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hong Wu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 1009-1012

Nonparametric Discriminant Analysis in Relevance Feedback for Content-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Dacheng Tao , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xiaoou Tang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 1013-1016

Shape Similarity Image Retrieval by Hypothesis and Test (Abstract)

Enver Sangineto , Centro di Ricerca in Matematica Pura e Applicata (CRMPA), Italy
pp. 1017-1020

A Framework for Grid-Based Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Charlie Dagli , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 1021-1024

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