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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

Representing Cultural Heritage in Digital Forms for VR Systems through Computer Vision Techniques (Abstract)

Kazuhide Hasegawa , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Atsushi Nakazawa , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Katsushi Ikeuchi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Takeshi Ohishi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 1-6

Visual Pattern Recognition in the Years Ahead (Abstract)

George Nagy , DocLab, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
pp. 7-10
1O.Th-i 2D Shape Analysis and Representation

A Symmetric Convexity Measure (Abstract)

Paul L. Rosin , Cardiff University, UK
Christine L. Mumford , Cardiff University, UK
pp. 11-14

Shape Metamorphism using p-Laplacian Equation (Abstract)

Mehmet Esser , University of Nevada, Reno
Ge Cong , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
George Bebis , University of Nevada, Reno
Bahram Parvin , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
pp. 15-18

Optimal Inference for Hierarchical Skeleton Abstraction (Abstract)

Cristian Sminchisescu , University of Toronto, Canada
Sven Dickinson , University of Toronto, Canada
Alexandru Telea , Eindhoven University, The Netherlands
pp. 19-22

Parameterisation Invariant Statistical Shape Models (Abstract)

Johan Karlsson , Lund University
Kalle ?str? , Lund University
Anders Ericsson , Lund University
pp. 23-26

Morse Homology Descriptor for Shape Characterization (Abstract)

Djemel Ziou , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
David Corriveau , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Madjid Allili , Bishop's University, Canada
pp. 27-30

Conformal Method for Quantitative Shape Extraction: Performance Evaluation (Abstract)

George Kamberov , Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Gerda Kamberova , Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
pp. 31-35
1P.Th-i Stereo and Geometry

3D Modeling from Turntable Sequences Using Dense Stereo Carving and Multi-View Consistency (Abstract)

Selma Casanovas , Fico Mirrors, SA., Mollet Vall?s, Catalonia
Jordi Arnabat , Hewlett Packard, Sant Cugat, Catalonia
G?rard Medioni , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
pp. 36-39

The Epipolar Geometry of the Log-Polar Image Plane (Abstract)

Horst Bischof , Graz University of Technology, Austria
Konrad Schindler , Graz University of Technology, Austria
pp. 40-43

Large Scene Reconstruction with Local Details Recovery (Abstract)

K. H. Wong , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Michael M. Y. Chang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
S. H. Or , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
C. Y. Ip , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 44-47

Unified Model for Omnidirectional Vision Using the Conformal Geometric Algebra Framework (Abstract)

Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, M?xico
Carlos L?pez-Franco , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, M?xico
pp. 48-51

Improved Temporal Correspondences in Stereo-Vision by RANSAC (Abstract)

Shahriar Negahdaripour , University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Hongsheng Zhang , University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
pp. 52-55

An Efficient Rectification Method for Trinocular Stereovision (Abstract)

Jing Wang , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Luping An , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Yunde Jia , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Xiaoxun Zhang , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Mingxiang Li , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
pp. 56-59

Reverse Engineering the Human Vision System: A Possible Explanation for the Role of Microsaccades (Abstract)

Alexander Kadyrov , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Maria Petrou , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
pp. 64-67

Planar Motion of a Parabolic Catadioptric Camera (Abstract)

Dinkar Gupta , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Kostas Daniilidis , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
pp. 68-71

An Energy Minimisation Approach to Stereo-Temporal Dense Reconstruction (Abstract)

Carlos Leung , The University of Queensland
Changming Sun , CSIRO Australia
Brian C. Lovell , The University of Queensland
Ben Appleton , The University of Queensland
pp. 72-75

Affine Propagation for Surface Reconstruction in Wide Baseline Stereo (Abstract)

Zolt? Megyesi , 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. 76-79

Developing Assistant Tools for Geometric Camera Calibration: Assessing the Quality of Input Images (Abstract)

Jean-Nicolas Ouellet , Laval University, Qu?bec, Canada
Patrick H?bert , Laval University, Qu?bec, Canada
pp. 80-83

Probabilistic Phase Based Sparse Stereo (Abstract)

Ilkay Ulusoy , METU, Ankara, Turkey
Ugur Halici , METU, Ankara, Turkey
Edwin R. Hancock , University of York, UK
pp. 84-87

Planar Metric Rectification by Algebraically Estimating The Image of the Absolute Conic (Abstract)

Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
Yisong Chen , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 88-91

Coplanar Light Sweep-Surface Supported Uncalibrated Photometric Stereo (Abstract)

Jian-Gang Wang , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Hui Kong , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ronda Venkateswarlu , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Eam-Khwang Teoh , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 92-95

Alignment of Multiple Non-Overlapping Axially Symmetric 3D Datasets (Abstract)

David B. Cooper , Brown University, Providence, RI
Andrew Willis , Brown University, Providence, RI
pp. 96-99

An Error Bound of Relative Image Blur Analysis (Abstract)

Po-Shan Kao , National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
Sheng-Wen Shih , National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
Wei-Shin Guo , National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
pp. 100-103

Evaluation of Correspondence Errors for Stereo (Abstract)

Melanie Aurnhammer , Universidad P?blica de Navarra, Spain
Rafael Mayoral , Universidad P?blica de Navarra, Spain
pp. 104-107

Single Camera Stereo using Planar Parallel Plate (Abstract)

Chunyu Gao , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 108-111

Frame Grouping Measure for Factorization-Based Projective Reconstruction (Abstract)

Yoon-Yong Jung , Chung-Ang Univ., Korea
Hyun-Ki Hong , Chung-Ang Univ., Korea
Yong-Ho Hwang , Chung-Ang Univ., Korea
pp. 112-115

Camera Self-Calibration: A New Approach for Solving the Modulus Constraint (Abstract)

B. Boufama , University of Windsor, Canada
A. Habed , University of Windsor, Canada
pp. 116-119

On the Influence of Fixing the Principal Point in Frame-by-Frame Multiplanar Calibration (Abstract)

Marie-Odile Berger , LORIA - INRIA Lorraine, France
Gilles Simon , LORIA-UHP Nancy 1, France
Javier-Flavio Vigueras , LORIA - INRIA Lorraine, France
pp. 120-123

Wide Baseline Matching Through Homographic Transformation (Abstract)

Rimon Elias , University of Ottawa, Canada
pp. 130-133
1O.Th-ii Statistical Models and Learning

Vision Based Fire Detection (Abstract)

Che-Bin Liu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 134-137

Learning Spatial Context from Tracking using Penalised Likelihoods (Abstract)

Stephen J. McKenna , University of Dundee, Scotland
Hammadi Nait-Charif , University of Dundee, Scotland
pp. 138-141

Bayesian Face Recognition Based on Gaussian Mixture Models (Abstract)

Xiaogang Wang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xiaoou Tang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 142-145

Visual Learning and Recognition of a Probabilistic Spatio-Temporal Model of Cyclic Human Locomotion (Abstract)

Miha Peternel , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ales Leonardis , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
pp. 146-149

Detecting Rare Events in Video Using Semantic Primitives with HMM (Abstract)

John Schmiederer , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY
Anthony Hoogs , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY
Michael T. Chan , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY
Michael Petersen , GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY
pp. 150-154

Detecting Deformable Objects with Flexible Shape Priors (Abstract)

Tien-Lung Chang , Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Tyng-Luh Liu , Academia Sinica, Taiwan
pp. 155-158
1P.Th-ii Faces

Combined Face-body Tracking in Indoor Environment (Abstract)

Xuefeng Song , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Ram Nevatia , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
pp. 159-162

Appearance Factorization based Facial Expression Recognition and Synthesis (Abstract)

Bouchra Abboud , CNRS, University of Technology of Compi?gne, France
Franck Davoine , CNRS, University of Technology of Compi?gne, France
pp. 163-166

Implementation of a Modular Real-Time Feature-Based Architecture Applied to Visual Face Tracking (Abstract)

Yuriy Luzanov , Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
Benjam? Casta?eda , Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
Juan C. Cockburn , Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
pp. 167-170

Face Recognition Based on Discriminative Manifold Learning (Abstract)

Kap Luk Chan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yiming Wu , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lei Wang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 171-174

A System Identification Approach for Video-based Face Recognition (Abstract)

Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland, College Park
Amit K. Roy Chowdhury , University of California, Riverside
Gaurav Aggarwal , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 175-178

Multi-View Face Detection under Complex Scene based on Combined SVMs (Abstract)

Peng Wang , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Qiang Ji , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
pp. 179-182

3D Shape-based Face Recognition using Automatically Registered Facial Surfaces (Abstract)

B. G?kberk , Bogazi?i University
L. Akarun , Bogazi?i University
M. O. Irfanoglu , Bogazi?i University
pp. 183-186

Thermal Face Recognition Over Time (Abstract)

Andrea Selinger , Equinox Corporation, New York, NY
Diego A. Socolinsky , Equinox Corporation, Baltimore, MD
pp. 187-190

Multiple-Exemplar Discriminant Analysis for Face Recognition (Abstract)

S. Kevin Zhou , University of Maryland, College Park
Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 191-194
1P.Th-ii Motion and Tracking

Condensation Tracking through a Hough Space (Abstract)

Steven Mills , The University of Nottingham, UK
Andrew French , The University of Nottingham, UK
Tony Pridmore , The University of Nottingham, UK
pp. 195-198

Activity Recognition Based on Multiple Motion Trajectories (Abstract)

Junghye Min , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Rangachar Kasturi , The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
pp. 199-202

Motion Estimation using Dynamic Programming with Selective Path Search (Abstract)

Minglun Gong , Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
pp. 203-206

Learned Probabilistic Image Motion Models for Event Detection in Videos (Abstract)

Jian-Feng Yao , IRISA/INRIA, France; IRMAR, France
Gwena?lle Piriou , IRISA/INRIA, France
Patrick Bouthemy , IRISA/INRIA, France
pp. 207-210

Simplest Representation Yet for Gait Recognition: Averaged Silhouette (Abstract)

Zongyi Liu , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Sudeep Sarkar , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
pp. 211-214

Robust Appearance-Based Tracking of Moving Object from Moving Platform (Abstract)

Jie Shao , University of Maryland, College Park
Shaohua Kevin Zhou , University of Maryland, College Park
Qinfen Zheng , University of Maryland, College Park
pp. 215-218

Ontology and Taxonomy Collaborated Framework for Meeting Classification (Abstract)

Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Asaad Hakeem , University of Central Florida, Orlando
pp. 219-222

Affine Layer Segmentation and Adjacency Graphs for Vortex Detection (Abstract)

Isaac Cohen , University of Southern California
Shravan Heroor , University of Southern California
pp. 223-226

Event Semantics in Two-person Interactions (Abstract)

Sangho Park , The University of Texas at Austin
J. K. Aggarwal , The University of Texas at Austin
pp. 227-230

Evaluation of Three Optical Flow-Based Observation Models for Tracking (Abstract)

J. M. Fuertes , E.P.S. Universidad de Jaen, Spain
M. Lucena , E.P.S. Universidad de Jaen, Spain
N. Perezde la Blanca , E.T.S.I.I. Universidad de Granada
pp. 236-239

Morphological Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Patterns for the Segmentation of Cyclic Human Activities (Abstract)

Robert Bergevin , Laval University, Qu?bec, Canada
Alexandra Branzan Albu , Laval University, Qu?bec, Canada
Mehran Yazdi , Laval University, Qu?bec, Canada
pp. 240-243

2D Silhouette and 3D Skeletal Models for Human Detection and Tracking (Abstract)

Gr?gory Rogez , University of Zaragoza, Spain
Jes?s Mart?nez del Rinc? , University of Zaragoza, Spain
J. El?as Herrero-Jaraba , University of Zaragoza, Spain
Carlos Orrite-Uru?uela , University of Zaragoza, Spain
pp. 244-247

Robust Real Time Tracking of 3D Objects (Abstract)

Lucie Masson , Universit? Blaise Pascal, France
Fr?d?ric Jurie , Universit? Blaise Pascal, France
Michel Dhome , Universit? Blaise Pascal, France
pp. 252-255

Detection of Moving Shadows using Mean Shift Clustering and a Significance Test (Abstract)

Andreas Wagner , University of Luebeck, Germany
Til Aach , University of Luebeck, Germany
Ingo Stuke , University of Luebeck, Germany
Daniel Toth , University of Luebeck, Germany
pp. 260-263

A Probabilistic Framework for Joint Head Tracking and Pose Estimation (Abstract)

Jean-Marc Odobez , IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
Sileye O. Ba , IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
pp. 264-267

Rigid Motion Estimation from Non-Central Catadioptric Images (Abstract)

Nuno Gon?alves , University of Coimbra, Portugal
Helder Ara? , University of Coimbra, Portugal
pp. 268-271

Motion Imagery Navigation Using Terrain Estimates (Abstract)

Magn? Snorrason , Charles River Analytics Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Jonah McBride , Charles River Analytics Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Ross Eaton , Charles River Analytics Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mark R. Stevens , Charles River Analytics Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
pp. 272-275
1O.Th-iii Stereo

Finding Region Correspondences for Wide Baseline Stereo (Abstract)

Zsolt Jank? , E?tv?s Lor?nd University, Budapest, Hungary
Dmitry Chetverikov , E?tv?s Lor?nd University, Budapest, Hungary
Zolt? Megyesi , E?tv?s Lor?nd University, Budapest, Hungary
pp. 276-279

Integration of Range Images in a Multi-View Stereo System (Abstract)

Nigel McFarlane , Silsoe Research Institute, UK
Robin Tillett , Silsoe Research Institute, UK
Jiahua Wu , Silsoe Research Institute, UK
J. Paul Siebert , Univ. of Glasgow, UK
Xiangyang Ju , Univ. of Glasgow, UK
Tim Boyling , Univ. of Glasgow, UK
pp. 280-283

A New Optimised De Bruijn Coding Strategy for Structured Light Patterns (Abstract)

Joaquim Salvi , University of Girona, Spain
Josep Forest , University of Girona, Spain
Jordi Pag? , University of Girona, Spain
pp. 284-287

Non-Isotropic Regularization of the Correspondence Space in Stereo-Vision (Abstract)

Nir Sochen , Tel Aviv University, Israel
Rami Ben-Ari , Tel Aviv University, Israel
pp. 293-296
1aO.Th-i Factory Automation, Robotics and Image Analysis

Uncalibrated Visual Servoing from Projective Reconstruction of Control Values (Abstract)

Jun Adachi , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Jun Sato , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 297-300

A SOFM Improves a Real Time Quality Assurance Machine Vision System (Abstract)

J. Mart?n-Herrero , University of Vigo, Spain
J. L. Alba-Castro , University of Vigo, Spain
M. Ferreiro-Arm? , University of Vigo, Spain
pp. 301-304

Image Analysis for Core Geological Descriptions : Strata and Granulometry Detection (Abstract)

Christine Laporte-Magoni , University of New-Caledonia
Bernard Repetti , University of New-Caledonia
Michel Allenbach , University of New-Caledonia
Nazha Selmaoui , University of New-Caledonia
pp. 305-310

Statistical Classification of Raw Textile Defects (Abstract)

Manuele Bicego , Universit? di Verona - Italy
Vittorio Murino , Universit? di Verona - Italy
Ivan A. Rossi , Universit? di Verona - Italy
pp. 311-314

Automated Detection of Solar Loops by the Oriented Connectivity Method (Abstract)

Timothy S. Newman , Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville
G. Allen Gary , Marshall Space Flight Center/NASA
Jong Kwan Lee , Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville
pp. 315-318

Global Localization and Relative Pose Estimation Based on Scale-Invariant Features (Abstract)

Xiaolong Yang , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Jana Koseck? , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
pp. 319-322
1aO.Th-ii Security and Safety

Activity Summarisation and Fall Detection in a Supportive Home Environment (Abstract)

Stephen J. McKenna , University of Dundee, Scotland
Hammadi Nait-Charif , University of Dundee, Scotland
pp. 323-326

Automated Recognition of Highly Complex Human Behavior (Abstract)

Yau Wei Yun , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Eng How Lung , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Toh Kar Ann , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Wang Junxian , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Alvin Harvey Kam , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
pp. 327-330

Human Detection in Outdoor Scene using Spatio-Temporal Motion Analysis (Abstract)

Yasushi Yagi , Osaka University
Kazuhiko Sumi , Kyoto University
Tetsuji Haga , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
pp. 331-334

Iris Identification Using Wavelet Packets (Abstract)

Emine Krichen , Institut National des T?l?communications (INT), Evry, France
M. Anouar Mellakh , Institut National des T?l?communications (INT), Evry, France
Bernadette Dorizzi , Institut National des T?l?communications (INT), Evry, France
Sonia Garcia-Salicetti , Institut National des T?l?communications (INT), Evry, France
pp. 335-338

Online Multicamera Tracking with a Switching State-Space Model (Abstract)

Wojciech Zajdel , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A. Taylan Cemgil , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ben J.A. Kr? , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 339-343

Personalized Face Verification System Using Owner-Specific Cluster-Dependent LDA-Subspace (Abstract)

Yueh-Hsuan Chiang , National Taiwan University
Yi-Ping Hung , National Taiwan University; Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Hsien-Chang Liu , National Taiwan University
Chan-Hung Su , National Taiwan University
pp. 344-347
1aP.Th-ii Intelligent Transport Systems, Geographic Information Systems and Image Analysis

Stabilizing Route Panoramas (Abstract)

Jiang Yu Zheng , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
pp. 348-351

Multinational License Plate Recognition System: Segmentation and Classification (Abstract)

Vladimir Shapiro , Orbograph Ltd., Israel
Georgi Gluhchev , Institute of Information Techonolgies
pp. 352-355

Extraction and Recognition of License Plates of Motorcycles and Vehicles on Highways (Abstract)

Hsi-Jian Lee , National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shen-Zheng Wang , National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Si-Yuan Chen , National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 356-359

Vision-Based Traffic Measurement System (Abstract)

S. L. Chang , St. John's & St. Mary's Institute of Technology
S. W. Chen , National Taiwan Normal University
J. M. Wang , National Taiwan Normal University
S. Cherng , Cheng Shiu University
S. C. Lin , National Taiwan Normal University
Y. C. Chung , National Taiwan Normal University
pp. 360-363

A Vision-Based Vehicle Identification System (Abstract)

Chung-Lin Huang , National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
Wen-Chieh Liao , National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
pp. 364-367

Geographic Hypermedia using Search Space Transformation (Abstract)

Sung-Soo Kim , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
Jong-Hyun Park , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
pp. 368-371

A Shadow Elimination Method for Vehicle Analysis (Abstract)

Yung-Sheng Chen , Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
Jun-Wei Hsieh , Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
Shih-Hao Yu , Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
Wen-Fong Hu , Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
pp. 372-375

Snake-based Technique for Plasmapause Tracking (Abstract)

Ram M. Kandimalla , University of Alabama in Huntsville
Timothy S. Newman , University of Alabama in Huntsville
Dennis L. Gallagher , NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL
pp. 376-379

Road Extraction by Snake with Inertia and Differential Features (Abstract)

Minoru Okada , Waseda University, Japan
Hiroaki Sawano , Waseda University, Japan
pp. 380-383

Moving Shadow Detection with Support Vector Domain Description in the Color Ratios Space (Abstract)

Faten Chaieb , Telecommunication Studies and Research Centre (CERT) - RACINES, Tunisia
Moez Chakchouk , Telecommunication Studies and Research Centre (CERT) - RACINES, Tunisia
Olfa Besbes , Telecommunication Studies and Research Centre (CERT) - RACINES, Tunisia
Kais Siala , Telecommunication Studies and Research Centre (CERT) - RACINES, Tunisia
pp. 384-387
1aO.Th-iii Human Computer Interaction

Fast and Accurate Facial Pose Estimation by Aligning a 3D Appearance Model (Abstract)

Rui Ishiyama , NEC Corporation, Japan
Shizuo Sakamoto , NEC Corporation, Japan
pp. 388-391

Human-Robot Eye Contact through Observations and Actions (Abstract)

Dai Miyauchi , Saitama University, Japan
Yoshinori Kuno , Saitama University, Japan
Akio Nakamura , Saitama University, Japan
Arihiro Sakurai , Saitama University, Japan
pp. 392-395

An Immersive Telepresence System with a Locomotion Interface Using High-Resolution Omnidirectional Movies (Abstract)

Tomokazu Sato , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Sei Ikeda , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Masyuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 396-399

3D Face Pose Tracking From an Uncalibrated Monocular Camera (Abstract)

Qiang Ji , RPI, Troy, NY
Zhiwei Zhu , RPI, Troy, NY
pp. 400-403

Stealth Vision for Protecting Privacy (Abstract)

Norihiro Hagita , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories
Itaru Kitahara , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories
Kiyoshi Kogure , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories
pp. 404-407
2O.Th-i Classification 3

A New Classification Rule based on Nearest Neighbour Search (Abstract)

Luisa Mic? , University of Alicante, Spain
Francisco Moreno-Seco , University of Alicante, Spain
Jose Oncina , University of Alicante, Spain
pp. 408-411

Pattern Recognition Using Average Patterns of Categorical k-Nearest Neighbors (Abstract)

Sueharu Miyahara , Nagasaki University, Japan
Senya Kiyasu , Nagasaki University, Japan
Seiji Hotta , Nagasaki University, Japan
pp. 412-415

A Pattern Synthesis Technique with an Efficient Nearest Neighbor Classifier for Binary Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

P. Viswanath , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
M. Narasimha Murty , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Shalabh Bhatnagar , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 416-419

Reward-Punishment Editing (Abstract)

Annalisa Franco , Universit? di Bologna, Italy
Davide Maltoni , Universit? di Bologna, Italy
Loris Nanni , Universit? di Bologna, Italy
pp. 424-427

Sample Size Estimation using the Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve (Abstract)

Andrew P. Bradley , The University of Queensland, Australia
I. D. Longstaff , The University of Queensland, Australia
pp. 428-431
2P.Th-i Biometrics

Orientation-Improved Minutiae for Fingerprint Matching (Abstract)

Lifeng Sha , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xiaoou Tang , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 432-435

Prediction of Fingerprint Orientation (Abstract)

Yau Wei Yun , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Li Jun , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 436-439

Human Action Segmentation via Controlled Use of Missing Data in HMMs (Abstract)

Hung H. Bui , SRI International, USA
Patrick Peursum , Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
Geoff West , Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
pp. 440-445

A Method of Gender Classification by Integrating Facial, Hairstyle, and Clothing Images (Abstract)

Hiromitsu Komatsu , Waseda University, Japan
Tetsunori Kobayashi , Waseda University, Japan
Satoshi Imaizumi , Waseda University, Japan
Nobuhiro Sekine , NEC Soft, Ltd., Japan
Kenichi Kaneko , NEC Soft, Ltd., Japan
Satoshi Imaizumi , NEC Soft, Ltd., Japan
Jiro Katto , Waseda University, Japan
Kazuya Ueki , Waseda University, Japan
pp. 446-449

The Using of Thermal Images of Palm-dorsa Vein-patterns for Biometric Verification (Abstract)

Chih-Lung Lin , Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology, Lung-Tan, R.O.C.
Kuo-Chin Fan , National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan
pp. 450-453

A Novel Approach to Automatically Extracting Basic Units from Chinese Sign Language (Abstract)

Gaolin Fang , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Yiqiang Chen , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Wen Gao , Harbin Institute of Technology, China; Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Xiujuan Gao , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
pp. 454-457

Conversation Detection in Feature Films Using Finite State Machines (Abstract)

Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Zeeshan Rasheed , ObjectVideo, Raston, Virginia
Yun Zhai , University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
pp. 458-461

Head Pose Estimation by Nonlinear Manifold Learning (Abstract)

Ikushi Yoda , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Bisser Raytchev , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Katsuhiko Sakaue , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
pp. 462-466

Appearance-Based Nude Image Detection (Abstract)

Ki-Sang Hong , POSTECH, Republic of Korea
Jong-Sung Kim , POSTECH, Republic of Korea
Chi-Yoon Jeong , ETRI, Republic of Korea
pp. 467-470

An Iris Image Synthesis Method Based on PCA and Super-Resolution (Abstract)

Yunhong Wang , 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
Jiali Cui , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
JunZhou Huang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
pp. 471-474

Palmprint Recognition Using Directional Line Energy Feature (Abstract)

Xiangqian Wu , Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China
David Zhang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon
Kuanquan Wang , Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China
pp. 475-478

A Novel Approach to Detecting Adult Images (Abstract)

Zhouyu Fu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Jinfeng Yang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Weiming Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
pp. 479-482

Hand Gesture Recognition: Self-Organising Maps as a Graphical User Interface for the Partitioning of Large Training Data Sets (Abstract)

Holger Bekel , Bielefeld University, Germany
Gunther Heidemann , Bielefeld University, Germany
Axel Saalbach , Bielefeld University, Germany
Ingo Bax , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 487-490

Optimum Block Size Detection for Image Quality Measure (Abstract)

Jaehwa Park , Chung-Ang University
Young-Bin Kwon , Chung-Ang University
pp. 491-494

Nearest Intra-Class Space Classifier for Face Recognition (Abstract)

Wei Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Stan Z. Li , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, P.R. China
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
pp. 495-498

Face Recognition from Face Profile Using Dynamic Time Warping (Abstract)

Bir Bhanu , University of California, Riverside
Xiaoli Zhou , University of California, Riverside
pp. 499-502
2O.Th-ii Applications of Pattern Recognition

Automatic Fish Age Estimation from Otolith Images using Statistical Learning (Abstract)

Ronan Fablet , IFREMER/LASAA, France
Abdesslam Benzinou , ENIB/RESO, France
Nicolas Le Josse , IFREMER/LASAA, France
pp. 503-506

An Efficient Three-Stage Classifier for Handwritten Digit Recognition (Abstract)

Dejan Gorgevik , University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"
Dusan Cakmakov , University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"
pp. 507-510

Local Context in Non-Linear Deformation Models for Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

Christian Gollan , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Hermann Ney , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Daniel Keysers , RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 511-514

Feature Subset Selection using ICA for Classifying Emphysema in HRCT Images (Abstract)

Arcot Sowmya , University of New South Wales, Australia
Mithun Nagendra Prasad , University of New South Wales, Australia
Inge Koch , University of New South Wales, Australia
pp. 515-518

Performance Evaluation Metrics for Motion Detection and Tracking (Abstract)

T. Schl? , Advanced Computer Vision GmbH, Vienna, Austria
H. Bischof , Univ. of Technology, Graz, Austria
M. Winter , Siemens AG Osterreich, Graz, Austria
C. Beleznai , Advanced Computer Vision GmbH, Vienna, Austria
pp. 519-522

Face Authentication Test on the BANCA Database (Abstract)

Yann Rodriguez , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Josef Kittler , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Yan Wang , University of Nottingham, UK
Ralph Goss , Carnegie Mellon University
Chiang Yueh-Hsuan , National Taiwan University
Christoph von der Malsburg , Ruhr-Universut?t Bochum, Germany
Chi Fang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China
Jacek Czyz , Universit? Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Qiong Yang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China
Liu Hsien-Chang , National Taiwan University
Li Bai , University of Nottingham, UK
Enrique Vidal , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
LinLin Shen , University of Nottingham, UK
Alexey Kostin , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Mohammad Sadeghi , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Chris McCool , Queensland University of Technology
Scott Lowther , Queensland University of Technology
Alexander Heinrichs , Ruhr-Universut?t Bochum, Germany
Feng Xue , Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China
Kieron Messer , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Hung Yi-Ping , National Taiwan University
Fabien Cardinaux , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Sridha Sridharan , Queensland University of Technology
L. Vandendorpe , Universit? Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Rolf W? , Ruhr-Universut?t Bochum, Germany
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China
Conrad Sanderson , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Marco M? , Ruhr-Universut?t Bochum, Germany
Sebastien Marcel , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Simon Lucey , Carnegie Mellon University
Andreas Tewes , Ruhr-Universut?t Bochum, Germany
Zhenger Wang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China
Samy Bengio , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Norman Poh , IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Yong Ma , Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China
Henry Schneiderman , Carnegie Mellon University
Vinod Chandran , Queensland University of Technology
Miroslav Hamouz , University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Roberto Parades Palacios , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
pp. 523-532
2O.Th-iii Biometrics

A New Method in Locating and Segmenting Palmprint into Region-of-Interest (Abstract)

H. C. Shen , The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
D. C. M. Wong , The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
C. Poon , The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
pp. 533-536

Deformable Model based Data Compression for Gesture Recognition (Abstract)

Fr?d?ric Chenevi?re , Universit? de La Rochelle, France
Samia Boukir , Universit? de La Rochelle, France
pp. 541-544

A New Direct LDA (D-LDA) Algorithm for Feature Extraction in Face Recognition (Abstract)

Yang Jing-Yu , Nanjing University of Science & Technology, P.R. China
Wang Shitong , Nanjing University of Science & Technology, P.R. China
Wu Xiao-Jun , East China Shipbuilding Institute, P.R. China; Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China; University of Surrey, UK
Josef Kittler , University of Surrey, UK
Kieron Messer , University of Surrey, UK
pp. 545-548

Mixture Clustering Using Multidimensional Histograms for Skin Detection (Abstract)

Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Jinfeng Yang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Zhouyu Fu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Weiming Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
pp. 549-552
2P.Th-iii Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines, Clustering, and Features

A Fuzzy Min-Max Neural Network Classifier with Compensatory Neuron Architecture (Abstract)

A. V. Nandedkar , Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
P. K. Biswas , Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
pp. 553-556

Improving Clustering Algorithms through Constrained Convex Optimization (Abstract)

Frank Nielsen , Sony CS Labs Inc., Japan
Richard Nock , GRIMAAG/Univ. Antilles-Guyane, France
pp. 557-560

Feature Selection based on a Black Hole Model of Data Reorganization (Abstract)

Markos Markou , University Of Exeter, UK
Sameer Singh , University Of Exeter, UK
pp. 565-568

Combined Use of Partial Least Squares Regression and Neural Network for Diagnosis Tasks (Abstract)

Alexandra Debiolles , SNCF, France
Patrice Aknin , INRETS-LTN, France
Latifa Oukhellou , CERTES-Universit? Paris XII, France
pp. 573-576

Delta-MSE Dissimilarity in Suboptimal K-Means Clustering (Abstract)

Pasi Fr?nti , University of Joensuu, Finland
Mantao Xu , University of Joensuu, Finland
pp. 577-580

Support Vector Clustering Combined with Spectral Graph Partitioning (Abstract)

Xiang Ji , The Pennsylvania State University
Hongyuan Zha , The Pennsylvania State University
JinHyeong Park , The Pennsylvania State University
Rangachar Kasturi , University of South Florida
pp. 581-584

Multiclass Pattern Classification Using Neural Networks (Abstract)

Lee Feldkamp , Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI
Yi Lu Murphey , The University of Michigan-Dearborn
Guobin Ou , The University of Michigan-Dearborn
pp. 585-588

Structure Relaxation Method for Self-Organizing Neural Networks (Abstract)

Andrey Kuzmenko , Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Russian Federation
Nikolay Zagoruyko , Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Russian Federation
pp. 589-592

Improvement of Bidirectional Recurrent Neural Network for Learning Long-Term Dependencies (Abstract)

Narendra S. Chaudhari , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jinmiao Chen , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 593-596

A Stochastic Optimization Approach for Parameter Tuning of Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

K. Lebart , Heriot Watt University, Scotland, UK
F. Imbault , Heriot Watt University, Scotland, UK
pp. 597-600

A Dynamic Approach to Learning Vector Quantization (Abstract)

Angelo Marcelli , DAEIIMI - Universita' di Cassino, Italy
Ciro D'Elia , DAEIIMI - Universita' di Cassino, Italy
Claudio De Stefano , DAEIIMI - Universita' di Cassino, Italy
pp. 601-604

A Proposal of Neural Network Architecture for Non-Linear Function Approximation (Abstract)

Kanya Tanaka , Yamaguchi University, Japan
Yoshiki Mizukami , Yamaguchi University, Japan
Yuji Wakasa , Yamaguchi University, Japan
pp. 605-608

Indexing and Retrieval of 3D Models by Unsupervised Clustering with Hierarchical SOM (Abstract)

Yang Sha , City University of Hong Kong
Kent K. T. Cheung , City University of Hong Kong
Hau-San Wong , City University of Hong Kong
Horace H. S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 613-616

Kernel Neural Gas Algorithms with Application to Cluster Analysis (Abstract)

A. K. Qinand , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
P. N. Suganthan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 617-620

A Novel Kernel Prototype-Based Learning Algorithm (Abstract)

P. N. Suganthan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
A. K. Qinand , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 621-624

Improving RBF-DDA Performance on Optical Character Recognition through Parameter Selection (Abstract)

F. B. L. Neto , Pernambuco University, Brazil
S. R. L. Meira , Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
A. L. I. Oliveira , Pernambuco University, Brazil
pp. 625-628

Multi-Class Extensions of the GLDB Feature Extraction Algorithm for Spectral Data (Abstract)

Robert P. W. Duin , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Pavel Pacl? , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Serguei Verzakov , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 629-632

Order-Preserving Clustering and Its Application to Gene Expression Data (Abstract)

Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA
pp. 637-640
3O.Th-i Registration

Evaluation of Fingerprint Orientation Field Registration Algorithms (Abstract)

Neil Yager , University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Adnan Amin , University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
pp. 641-644

Evaluation of Tracking Reliability Metrics based on Information Theory and Normalized Correlation (Abstract)

I. Pitas , University of Thessaloniki, Greece
N. Nikolaidis , University of Thessaloniki, Greece
E. Loutas , University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 653-656

Digital Image Restoration by Exposure-Splitting and Registration (Abstract)

Yu Cao , University of California at Berkeley
Zile Wei , University of California at Berkeley
A. Richard Newton , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 657-660
3O.Th-ii Signal Analysis 2

Robust KLT Tracking with Gaussian and Laplacian of Gaussian Weighting Functions (Abstract)

Anup Basu , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Meghna Singh , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Mrinal Mandal , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 661-664

Image Interpolation by High Dimensional Projection based on Subspace Method (Abstract)

Toshiyuki Amano , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 665-668

Discovery of the Tri-Edge Inequality with Binary Vector Dissimilarity Measures (Abstract)

Bin Zhang , University of California, Los Angeles
Sargur Srihari , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 669-672

On Estimation of Secret Message Length in JSteg-like Steganography (Abstract)

Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Xiaoyi Yu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
pp. 673-676

Split and Merge Data Association Filter for Dense Multi-target Tracking (Abstract)

Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin , Quantitative Image Analysis Unit
Auguste Genovesio , Quantitative Image Analysis Unit; Universit? Paris V
pp. 677-680

Eigen Nodule: View-Based Recognition of Lung Nodule in Chest X-ray CT Images Using Subspace Method (Abstract)

Tohru Matsumoto , National Institute of Radiological Sciences
Gentaro Fukano , Toyohashi University of Technology; Yokogawa Electric Corp
Yoshihiko Nakamura , Toyohashi University of Technology
Shinji Yamamoto , Toyohashi University of Technology
Yukio Tateno , National Institute of Radiological Sciences
Hotaka Takizawa , Toyohashi University of Technology
Takeshi IInuma , National Institute of Radiological Sciences
Shinji Mizuno , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 681-684
3O.Th-iii Restoration and Enhancement

Robust Image Denoising Using Kernel-Induced Measures (Abstract)

Daoqiang Zhang , Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, P.R. China
Keren Tan , Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, P.R. China
Songcan Chen , Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, P.R. China
pp. 685-688

Non Stationary Bayesian Image Restoration (Abstract)

Aristidis Likas , University of Ioannina, Greece
Nikolas P. Galatsanos , University of Ioannina, Greece
Giannis Chantas , University of Ioannina, Greece
pp. 689-692

Physics-Based Extraction of Intrinsic Images from a Single Image (Abstract)

Jung-Ming Wang , National Taiwan Normal University
Shen Cherng , Cheng Shin University, Taiwan
Robert R. Bailey , National Taiwan Normal University
Shyang-Lih Chang , St. John's & St. Mary's Institute of Technology
Sei-Wang Chen , National Taiwan Normal University
Yun-Chung Chung , National Taiwan Normal University
pp. 693-696

Generating Omnifocus Images Using Graph Cuts and a New Focus Measure (Abstract)

Himanshu Arora , University of Illinois, Urbana
Narendra Ahuja , University of Illinois, Urbana
Karhan Tan , University of Illinois, Urbana
Ning Xu , University of Illinois, Urbana
pp. 697-700

Sharpening of CT Images by Cubic Interpolation using B-Spline (Abstract)

Hatsuzo Tashiro , Toyama University
Munetoshi Numada , Toyama Prefectural University, Japan; Lossev Technology Corp.
Hiroyasu Koshimizu , Chukyo University
Kazuhide Kamiya , Toyama Prefectural University, Japan
Takashi Nomura , Toyama Prefectural University, Japan
pp. 701-704

A Robust Regularised Restoration Algorithm Based on Topkis-Veinott Optimisation Method (Abstract)

Moe Razaz , University of East Anglia, U.K.
Daan Zhu , University of East Anglia, U.K.
Richard Lee , University of East Anglia, U.K.
pp. 705-708
3P.Th-iii Motion

Probabilistic Localization for Mobile Robots using Incomplete Maps (Abstract)

Nobuhiro Okada , Kyushu University, Japan
Kanji Tanaka , Kyushu University, Japan
Eiji Kondo , Kyushu University, Japan
Yoshihiko Kimuro , ISIT, Japan
pp. 709-712

Robust Detection of People in Thermal Imagery (Abstract)

James W. Davis , Ohio State University, Columbus OH
Vinay Sharma , Ohio State University, Columbus OH
pp. 713-716

Non-Rigid Registration and Geometric Approach for Tracking in Neurosurgery (Abstract)

Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, Jalisco, M?xico
Jorge Rivera-Rovelo , CINVESTAV Unidad Guadalajara, Jalisco, M?xico
pp. 717-720

A New Predictive Full-Search Block Motion Estimation (Abstract)

Somnath Sengupta , Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering, India
VSK Reddy , Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering, India
pp. 721-724

Tracking Periodic Motion using Bayesian Estimation (Abstract)

Andrew M. Wallace , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Huiyu Zhou , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Patrick R. Green , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
pp. 725-728

Motion Analysis Using Frame Differences with Spatial Gradient Measures (Abstract)

Pekka Sangi , University of Oulu, Finland
Janne Heikkil? , University of Oulu, Finland
Olli Silv? , University of Oulu, Finland
pp. 733-736

Video Motion Estimation Using Prediction Based Hybrid Approach (Abstract)

Bhabatosh Chanda , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Bibhas Chandra Dhara , Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
pp. 737-740

Action and Simultaneous Multiple-Person Identification Using Cubic Higher-Order Local Auto-Correlation (Abstract)

Nobuyuki Otsu , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
Takumi Kobayashi , University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 741-744

Object Reacquisition Using Invariant Appearance Model (Abstract)

Jinman Kang , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
G?rard Medioni , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Isaac Cohen , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
pp. 759-762

Real Time Tracking with Occlusion and Illumination Variations (Abstract)

Thierry Chateau , Universit? Blaise Pascal, Aubi?re, France
Jean Thierry Laprest? , Universit? Blaise Pascal, Aubi?re, France
pp. 763-766

A Multi-Object Tracking System for Surveillance Video Analysis (Abstract)

Junyi Peng , Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China
Dan Xie , Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China
Weiming Hu , Institute of Automation, CAS, Beijing, China
Tieniu Tan , Institute of Automation, CAS, Beijing, China
pp. 767-770

Semantic Object Segmentation by a Spatio-Temporal MRF Model (Abstract)

Wei Zeng , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Wen Gao , Harbin Institute of Technology, China; Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 775-778

Diagnosis and Treatment of Film Tear in Degraded Archived Media (Abstract)

D. Corrigan , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
A. Kokaram , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 779-782

Moving Object Extraction with a Localized Pyramid (Abstract)

Guillaume Foret , Laboratoire des Images et des Signaux, France
J?r?my Huart , Laboratoire des Images et des Signaux, France
Pascal Bertolino , Laboratoire des Images et des Signaux, France
pp. 783-786

Tracking Soccer Players using the Graph Representation (Abstract)

Pascual Figueroa , State University of Campinas, Brasil
Ricardo M. L. Barros , State University of Campinas, Brasil
Isaac Cohen , University of Southern California, USA
Neucimar Leite , State University of Campinas, Brasil
Gerard Medioni , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 787-790

Non-Iterative Approach to Multiple 2D Motion Estimation (Abstract)

Eun-Young Kang , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Isaac Cohen , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Gerard Medioni , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
pp. 791-794

An Effective and Fast Soccer Ball Detection and Tracking Method (Abstract)

Qing-Shan Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Han-Qing Lu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiao-Feng Tong , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 795-798
3P.Th-iii Signal Analysis Applications

Hiding Multiple Data in Color Images by Histogram Modification (Abstract)

Soo-Chang Pei , National Taiwan University, Taipei
Yi-Chong Zeng , National Taiwan University, Taipei
pp. 799-802

Texture Classification Through Directional Empirical Mode Decomposition (Abstract)

Hongjian Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Silong Peng , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Zhongxuan Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 803-806

Gaussian Noise Elimination in Colour Images by Vector-Connected Filters (Abstract)

P. Gil , University of Alicante, Spain
F. Ortiz , University of Alicante, Spain
F. Torres , University of Alicante, Spain
pp. 807-810

A Comparison of Image Enhancement Techniques for Explosive Detection (Abstract)

Sameer Singh , University of Exeter, UK
Maneesha Singh , University of Exeter, UK
pp. 811-814

Improvements of Volume Computation from Non-Parallel Cross-Sections (Abstract)

A. V. Tuzikov , National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
A. L. Bogush , National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
S. A. Sheynin , National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
pp. 815-818

Virtual Recomposition of Frescos: Separating Fragments from the Background (Abstract)

N. Mosca , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione, Bari
A. Distante , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione, Bari
G. Carlomagno , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione, Bari
F. Renna , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione, Bari
G. Attolico , Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l'Automazione, Bari
pp. 819-822

Binary Image Transformation Using Two-Dimensional Chaotic Maps (Abstract)

Dale Joachim , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Fethi Belkhouche , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Ibrahim Gokcen , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Uvais Qidwai , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
pp. 823-826

Fast Removal of Line Scratches in Old Movies (Abstract)

V. Bruni , Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo, Italy
D. Vitulano , Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo, Italy
A. Kokaram , Trinity College, College Green, Ireland
pp. 827-830

An Adaptive Data Hiding Technique for Binary Images (Abstract)

Tung-Hsiang Liu , National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Long-Wen Chang , National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 831-834

Italic Font Recognition Using Stroke Pattern Analysis on Wavelet Decomposed Word Images (Abstract)

Li Zhang , National University of Singapore
Yue Lu , National University of Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
pp. 835-838

Catadioptric Line Features Detection using Hough Transform (Abstract)

Zhanyi Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Xianghua Ying , Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
pp. 839-842

A Novel Adaptive Image Enhancement Algorithm for Face Detection (Abstract)

Shin'ichi Satoh , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Masao Sakauchi , University of Tokyo, Japan
Lizuo Jin , University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 843-848

Fragile Watermarking Scheme Exploiting Non-Deterministic Block-Wise Dependency (Abstract)

Yinyin Yuan , University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Chang-Tsun Li , University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
pp. 849-852

Extending Dynamic Range of Two Color Images under Different Exposures (Abstract)

Won-ho Cho , POSTECH, Republic of Korea
Ki-Sang Hong , POSTECH, Republic of Korea
pp. 853-856

Iris Recognition Using Collarette Boundary Localization (Abstract)

Ji-hyun Park , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Jaekyung Lim , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Hanho Sung , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Yillbyung Lee , Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 857-860

A Multibit Geometrically Robust Image Watermark Based on Zernike Moments (Abstract)

Yongqing Xin , University of Manitoba
Simon Liao , University of Winnipeg
Miroslaw Pawlak , University of Manitoba
pp. 861-864

A Hybrid Watermarking Scheme for H.264/AVC Video (Abstract)

Dajun He , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Qibin Sun , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Anthony T. S. Ho , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Pina Marziliano , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Gang Qiu , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 865-869

An Image Watermarking Scheme using HVS Characteristics and Spread Transform (Abstract)

Santi P. Maity , Bengal Engineering College (DU), India
Malay K. Kundu , Indian Statistical Institute, India
pp. 869-872

An Undecimated Wavelet Transform Based Denoising, PPCA Based Pulse Modeling and Detection-Classification of PD Signals (Abstract)

T. S. Ramu , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Pradeep Kumar Shetty , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 873-876

Steganalysis of Data Hiding in Binary Images (Abstract)

Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Xiaoyi Yu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
pp. 877-880

Natural, Salient Image Patches for Robot Localization (Abstract)

Sandra Ober , Graz University of Technology, Austria
Horst Bischof , Graz University of Technology, Austria
Friedrich Fraundorfer , Graz University of Technology, Austria
pp. 881-884

Subband Noise Estimation for Adaptive Wavelet Shrinkage (Abstract)

Bill P. Buckles , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Xiaohui Yuan , Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
pp. 885-888

Resolution Enhancement by AdaBoost (Abstract)

Bhaskar Rao , UC San Diego, La Jolla
Junwen Wu , UC San Diego, La Jolla
Mohan Trivedi , UC San Diego, La Jolla
pp. 893-896
4O.Th-i Image Indexing and Retrieval

Cascading Classifiers for Consumer Image Indexing (Abstract)

Joo-Hwee Lim , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Jesse S. Jin , University of New South Wales, Australia
pp. 897-900

Photo Classification by Integrating Image Content and Camera Metadata (Abstract)

Jiebo Luo , Eastman Kodak Company
Matthew Boutell , University of Rochester
pp. 901-904

A New Approach for Relevance Feedback Through Positive and Negative Samples (Abstract)

Annalisa Franco , Universit? di Bologna, Italy
Alessandra Lumini , Universit? di Bologna, Italy
Dario Maio , Universit? di Bologna, Italy
pp. 905-908

Region Based α-Semantics Graph Driven Image Retrieval (Abstract)

Ruofei Zhang , State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang , State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
Sandeep Khanzode , State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
pp. 909-912
4P.Th-i Human Tracking and Activity Recognition

Complex Human Activity Recognition for Monitoring Wide Outdoor Environments (Abstract)

P. Spagnolo , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Bari (Italy)
I. Gnoni , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Bari (Italy)
A. Distante , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Bari (Italy)
M. Leo , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Bari (Italy)
T. D'Orazio , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Bari (Italy)
pp. 913-916

Dense Wide-Baseline Disparities from Conventional Stereo for Immersive Videoconferencing (Abstract)

Spela Ivekovic , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Emanuele Trucco , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
pp. 921-924

Understanding Inexplicit Utterances Using Vision for Helper Robots (Abstract)

Yoshinori Kuno , Saitama University, Japan
Zaliyana Mohd Hanafiah , Saitama University, Japan
Chizu Yamazaki , Saitama University, Japan
Akio Nakamura , Saitama University, Japan
pp. 925-928

People Tracking by Integrating Multiple Features (Abstract)

Shih-Chun Wang , National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan
Mau-Tsuen Yang , National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan
Ya-Chun Shih , National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan
pp. 929-932

Face Tracking in Meeting Room Scenarios Using Omnidirectional Views (Abstract)

Gerhard Rigoll , Munich University of Technology, Germany
Martin Zobl , Munich University of Technology, Germany
Igor Potucek , Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Frank Wallhoff , Munich University of Technology, Germany
pp. 933-936

Fast Visual Search Using Simplified Pruning Rules - Streamlined Active Search (Abstract)

Hirotomo Aso , Tohoku University, Japan
Shingo Taguchi , Tohoku University, Japan
Shinichiro Omachi , Tohoku University, Japan
pp. 937-940

Robust Algorithm for Pupil-Glint Vector Detection in a Video-oculography Eyetracking System (Abstract)

Sonia Go? , Universidad P?blica de Navarra, Spain
Arantxa Villanueva , Universidad P?blica de Navarra, Spain
Rafael Cabeza , Universidad P?blica de Navarra, Spain
Javier Echeto , Universidad P?blica de Navarra, Spain
pp. 941-944

Exploring Human Eye Behaviour using a Model of Visual Attention (Abstract)

Fred Stentiford , University College London, UK
Oyewole Oyekoya , University College London, UK
pp. 945-948

Location and Recognition of Flashlight Projections for Visual Interfaces (Abstract)

Ahmed Ghali , The University of Nottingham, UK
Tony Pridmore , The University of Nottingham, UK
Steve Benford , The University of Nottingham, UK
Jonathan Green , The University of Nottingham, UK
pp. 949-952

Motion Capture Based on Color Error Maps in a Distributed Collaborative Environment (Abstract)

Fabio Pucci , Universit? di Firenze, Italy
Alessandro Valli , Universit? di Firenze, Italy
Alberto Del Bimbo , Universit? di Firenze, Italy
Thomas M. Alisi , Universit? di Firenze, Italy
pp. 953-956

Extracting a Gaze Region with the History of View Directions (Abstract)

Norimichi Ukita , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Akihito Sakakihara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masatsugu Kidode , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 957-960
4O.Th-ii Human Computer Interface

View-Based Detection of 3-D Interaction between Hands and Real Objects (Abstract)

Nobuji Tetsutani , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories, Japan
Akira Utsumi , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories, Japan
Seiji Igi , National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
pp. 961-964

Arm-Pointing Gesture Interface Using Surrounded Stereo Cameras System (Abstract)

Katsuhiko Sakaue , University of Tsukuba, Japan; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Ikushi Yoda , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Yu Yamamoto , University of Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 965-970

Dynamic Training of Hand Gesture Recognition System (Abstract)

Tam?s Szir?nyi , University of Veszpr?m, Hungary; Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Attila Lics? , University of Veszpr?m, Hungary
pp. 971-974

Articulate Hand Motion Capturing Based on a Monte Carlo Nelder-Mead Simplex Tracker (Abstract)

Ying Wu , Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
John Lin , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 975-978
4O.Th-iii Image and Video Analysis and Retrieval

Media Content and Type Selection from Always-on Wearable Video (Abstract)

Phil. Cheatle , Hewlett Packard Laboratories, UK
pp. 979-982

Automated Visual Identification of Characters in Situation Comedies (Abstract)

Mark Everingham , University of Oxford, UK
Andrew Zisserman , University of Oxford, UK
pp. 983-986

Object-Based and Event-Based Semantic Video Adaptation (Abstract)

M. Bertini , University of Florence
A. Del Bimbo , University of Florence
A. Prati , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
R. Cucchiara , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
pp. 987-990

Image and Feature Co-Clustering (Abstract)

Guoping Qiu , The University of Nottingham
pp. 991-994

Augmented Reality through Real-Time Tracking of Video Sequences Using a Panoramic View (Abstract)

G?raldine Morin , IRIT/ENSEEIHT, France
Vincent Charvillat , IRIT/ENSEEIHT, France
Matthijs Douze , IRIT/ENSEEIHT, France
Christophe Dehais , IRIT/ENSEEIHT, France
pp. 995-998

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 999-1005
Addendum

Automatic Face Classification and Recognition Using Self-Organization (Abstract)

Katsuhiko Sakaue , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and University of Tsukuba
Ikushi Yoda , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Yohei Sato , University of Tsukuba
pp. 1006-1009

Human Body Sensing Using Multi-Point Stereo Cameras (Abstract)

Katsuhiko Sakaue , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and University of Tsukuba
Daisuke Hosotani , University of Tsukuba
Ikushi Yoda , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Yu Yamamoto , University of Tsukuba
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