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Computer Vision Systems, International Conference on (2006)
New York, New York
Jan. 4, 2006 to Jan. 7, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2506-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Poster Session B
Poster Session A

Preface (PDF)

pp. xi
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. xi

Committees (PDF)

pp. xii
System Architectures

Integration and Coordination in a Cognitive Vision System (Abstract)

Gerhard Sagerer , Bielefeld University, Germany
Marc Hanheide , Bielefeld University, Germany
Sebastian Wrede , Bielefeld University, Germany
Sven Wachsmuth , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 1

Building Modular Vision Systems with a Graphical Plugin Environment (Abstract)

Frank Lomker , Bielefeld University, Germany
Marc Hanheide , Bielefeld University, Germany
Jannik Fritsch , Bielefeld University, Germany
Sebastian Wrede , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 2

A Systems View of Scale Space (Abstract)

Ross S. Eaton , Charles River Analytics, Cambridge, MA
Magnus S. Snorrason , Charles River Analytics, Cambridge, MA
Jonah C. McBride , Charles River Analytics, Cambridge, MA
Greydon T. Foil , Charles River Analytics, Cambridge, MA
Mark R. Stevens , Charles River Analytics, Cambridge, MA
pp. 3

Parallel Pipeline Volume Intersection for Real-Time 3D Shape Reconstruction on a PC Cluster (Abstract)

Xiaojun Wu , NTT Cyber Space Laboratories, Japan
Takashi Matsuyama , Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
Osamu Takizawa , Fujitsu Nagano Systems Engineering Limited, Japan
pp. 4

Learning Physical Activities in Immersive Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Sang-Hack Jung , CITRIS, University of California, Berkeley
Ruzena Bajcsy , CITRIS, University of California, Berkeley
pp. 5
Vision-Based User Interfaces

Parametric Hand Tracking for Recognition of Virtual Drawings (Abstract)

Afshin Sepehri , University of Maryland
Larry S. Davis , University of Maryland
Yaser Yacoob , University of Maryland
pp. 6

Lexical Gesture Interface (Abstract)

Zhenyao Mo , CGIT Lab, University of Southern California
Ulrich Neumann , CGIT Lab, University of Southern California
pp. 7

Hand-Gesture Based Text Input for Wearable Computers (Abstract)

Yang Liu , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Yunde Jia , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Xiabi Liu , Beijing Institute of Technology, China
pp. 8

User-Centric Design of a Vision System for Interactive Applications (Abstract)

Stanislaw Borkowski , INRIA Rhone-alpes, CEDEX, France
Francois Berard , CLIPS - IMAG HCI group, Cedex 9 - France
Julien Letessier , CLIPS - IMAG HCI group, Cedex 9 - France
James L. Crowley , INRIA Rhone-alpes, CEDEX, France
pp. 9
Activity Detection and Interpretation

Activity Awareness: from Predefined Events to New Pattern Discovery (Abstract)

Pradeep Buddharaju , University of Houston, Houston
Mike Bazakos , Honeywell Labs, Minneapolis, MN
Ben Miller , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Yunqian Ma , Honeywell Labs, Minneapolis, MN
pp. 11

Contextual Coordination in a Cognitive Vision System for Symbolic Activity Interpretation (Abstract)

Michael Zillich , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Markus Vincze , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Wolfgang Ponweiser , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 12
Grab Bag

A Real-Time Large Disparity Range Stereo-System using FPGAs (Abstract)

Divyang K. Masrani , University of Toronto
W. James MacLean , University of Toronto
pp. 13

BC&GC-Based Dense Stereo By Belief Propagation (Abstract)

Hongsheng Zhang , University of Miami
Shahriar Negahdaripour , University of Miami
pp. 14

System for Computer-Aided Multiresolution Microscopic Pathology Diagnostics (Abstract)

Edmond Sabo , Rhode Island Hospital
Ehud Rivlin , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Grigory Begelman , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Michael Pechuk , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
pp. 16
Faces

Face detection for automatic exposure control in handheld camera (Abstract)

Russell Mareachen , Motorola Labs, Schaumburg, IL
James Crenshaw , Motorola Labs, Schaumburg, IL
Ming Yang , EECS Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Bruce Augustine , Motorola Labs, Schaumburg, IL
Ying Wu , EECS Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
pp. 17

Automatic Face Modeling and Synthesis Based on Image Pairs (Abstract)

Peng Dai , Tsinghua University, China
Guangyou Xu , Tsinghua University, China
Thomas Riegel , Siemens AG, Germany
Eckart Hundt , Siemens AG, Germany
pp. 18
Robotics

GeoBot: A High Level Visual Perception Architecture for Autonomous Robots (Abstract)

L. Fernandez , Universidad de Murcia, Spain
P.E Lopez-de-Teruel , Universidad de Murcia, Spain
A. Ruiz , Universidad de Murcia, Spain
pp. 19

Evaluation of Visual Attention Models for Robots (Abstract)

Barbel Mertsching , University of Paderborn, Germany
M. Zaheer Aziz , University of Paderborn, Germany
M. Salah E.-N. Shafik , University of Paderborn, Germany
Ralf Stemmer , University of Paderborn, Germany
pp. 20

Stereo-Based Ego-Motion Estimation Using Pixel Tracking and Iterative Closest Point (Abstract)

Roland Siegwart , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL),Switzerland
Annalisa Milella , Politecnico of Bari, Italy
pp. 21

3D Vision-Guided Bore Inspection System (Abstract)

Markus Vincze , Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Georg Biegelbauer , Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
pp. 22
Calibration and Registration

Automatic robust image registration system: Initialization, estimation, and decision (Abstract)

Michal Sofka , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Charles V. Stewart , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Gehua Yang , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Chia-Ling Tsai , National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
pp. 23

Efficient Vision-Based Calibration for Visual Surveillance Systems with Multiple PTZ Cameras (Abstract)

Sheng-Jyh Wang , National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
I-Hsien Chen , National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
pp. 24

Automatic Aerial Image RegistrationWithout Correspondence (Abstract)

Francis Quek , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Yingen Xiong , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
pp. 25
Monitoring and Surveillance

A Real-Time Scene Understanding System for Airport Apron Monitoring (Abstract)

Mark Borg , The University of Readin, UK
Francois Bremond , ORION Team - INRIA, France
Monique Thonnat , ORION Team - INRIA, France
David Thirde , The University of Readin, UK
Florent Fusier , ORION Team - INRIA, France
James Ferryman , The University of Readin, UK
Valery Valentin , ORION Team - INRIA, France
pp. 26

Evaluation and Knowledge Representation Formalisms to Improve Video Understanding (Abstract)

Magale Maziere , INRIA ORION Team, France
Benoit Georis , INRIA ORION Team, France
Francois Bromond , INRIA ORION Team, France
pp. 27

Integrated Motion Detection and Tracking for Visual Surveillance (Abstract)

Qinfen Zheng , University of Maryland
Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland
Alex L. Chan , U. S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), MD
Mohamed F. Abdelkader , University of Maryland
pp. 28

Moving Object Verification from Airborne Video (Abstract)

David Guarino , Science Applications International Corporation, Tucson, AZ
Zhanfeng Yue , University of Maryland
Rama Chellappa , University of Maryland
pp. 29
Object Recognition and Tracking

A Mobile Vision System for Urban Detection with Informative Local Descriptors (Abstract)

Christin Seifert , JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria
Gerald Fritz , JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria
Lucas Paletta , JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria
pp. 30

Large Motion Object Tracking using Active Contour Combined Active Appearance Model (Abstract)

Jaewon Sung , Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Daijin Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
pp. 31

A Vision System for Interactive Object Learning (Abstract)

Gabriele Peters , Universitat Dortmund, Informatik VII, Dortmund, Germany
pp. 32

Multi-class object recognition using boosted linear discriminant analysis combined with masking covariance matrix method (Abstract)

Masashi Tanigawa , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba JAPAN
pp. 33
Poster Session A

Exploiting Rolling Shutter Distortions for Simultaneous Object Pose and Velocity Computation Using a Single View (Abstract)

Jean Marc Lavest , Blaise Pascal University, France
Philippe Martinet , Blaise Pascal University, France
Omar Ait-Aider , Blaise Pascal University, France
Nicolas Andreff , Blaise Pascal University, France
pp. 35

Road Observation and Information Providing System for Supporting Mobility of Pedestrian (Abstract)

Takeshi Komura , Chubu University, Japan
Kentaro Kayama , Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Hironobu Fujiyoshi , Chubu University, Japan
Ikuko Eguchi , Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
pp. 37

Feedback Control for Improvement of Image Processing: An Application of Recognition of Characters on Metallic Surfaces (Abstract)

Danijela Ristic , University of Bremen, Germany
Sai Krishna Vuppala , University of Bremen, Germany
Axel Graser , University of Bremen, Germany
pp. 39

A Learning Approach for Adaptive Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Vincent Martin , INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Orion Team
Nicolas Maillot , INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Orion Team
Monique Thonnat , INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Orion Team
pp. 40

Real-Time Human Detection, Tracking, and Verification in Uncontrolled Camera Motion Environments (Abstract)

Larry Davis , University of Maryland
Yang Ran , University of Maryland
Mohamed Hussein , University of Maryland
Wael Abd-Almageed , University of Maryland
pp. 41

Lights and Camera: Intelligently Controlled Multi-channel Pose Estimation System (Abstract)

Mark Obsniuk , York University, Toronto, Canada.
Arjun Chopra , York University, Toronto, Canada.
Michael Jenkin , York University, Toronto, Canada.
Olena Borzenko , York University, Toronto, Canada.
Wei Xu , York University, Toronto, Canada.
Piotr Jasiobedzki , MDA Space Missions, Brampton, Canada
Yves Lesperance , York University, Toronto, Canada.
pp. 42

Multiple Active Camera Assignment for High Fidelity 3D Video (Abstract)

Sofiane Yous , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masatsugu Kidode , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Norimichi Ukita , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 43

An Efficient and Robust Real-Time Contour Tracking System (Abstract)

Giorgio Panin , Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Alois Knoll , Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Alexander Ladikos , Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
pp. 44
Poster Session B

A Flexible Technique for Accurate Omnidirectional Camera Calibration and Structure from Motion (Abstract)

Davide Scaramuzza , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Agostino Martinelli , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Roland Siegwart , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
pp. 45

The GrImage Platform: A Mixed Reality Environment for Interactions (Abstract)

Bruno Raffin , CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF INRIA, France
Edmond Boyer , CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF INRIA, France
Jeremie Allard , CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF INRIA, France
Jean-Sebastien Franco , CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF INRIA, France
Clement Menier , CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF INRIA, France
pp. 46

Motion Trajectory Learning in the DFT-Coefficient Feature Space (Abstract)

Andrew Naftel , University of Manchester, UK
Shehzad Khalid , University of Manchester, UK
pp. 47

Face Tracking by Maximizing Classification Score of Face Detector Based on Rectangle Features (Abstract)

Akinori HIDAKA , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Takio KURITA , Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Kenji NISHIDA , Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
pp. 48

Strategies for Object Manipulation using Foveal and Peripheral Vision (Abstract)

Danica Kragic , Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Marten Bjorkman , Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 50

Digital Imaging with Extreme Zoom: System Design and Image Restoration (Abstract)

Yi Yao , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Mongi Abidi , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Besma Abidi , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
pp. 52

Results on Range Image Segmentation for Service Robots (Abstract)

Viet Nguyen , (LSA) (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Stefan Gachter , (LSA) (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Roland Siegwart , (LSA) (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 53

Multi-Modal Human Verification Using Face and Speech (Abstract)

Changhan Park , Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Youngouk Kim , Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Korea
Jaechan Namkung , Kwangwoon University, Korea
Joonki Paik , Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Taewoong Choi , Kwangwoon University, Seoul , Korea
Soonhyob Kim , Kwangwoon University, Seoul , Korea
pp. 54

Real-Time Median Filtering for Embedded Smart Cameras (Abstract)

Yong Zhao , Brown University
Gabriel Taubin , Brown University
pp. 55
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 56
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