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International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference (2007)
National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland
Sept. 5, 2007 to Sept. 7, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2887-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. ix
Introduction

Foreword (PDF)

pp. ix
Invited Papers

Challenges for Autonomous Mobile Robots (PDF)

John J. Leonard , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 4
Image/Shape Representation and Recovery

Near-Circular Corner and Edge Detection Operators (Abstract)

Sonya Coleman , University of Ulster, UK
Bryan Scotney , University of Ulster, UK
Dermot Kerr , University of Ulster, UK
pp. 7-14

Shoeprint Image Retrieval by Topological and Pattern Spectra (Abstract)

D. Crookes , Queen's University Belfast, UK
H. Su , Queen's University Belfast, UK
A. Bouridane , Queen's University Belfast, UK
pp. 15-22
2D/3D Scene Analysis and Visualisation

Range Image Feature Extraction with Varying Degrees of Data Irregularity (Abstract)

Bryan Scotney , University of Ulster, UK
Sonya Coleman , University of Ulster, UK
Shanmugalingam Suganthan , University of Ulster, UK
pp. 33-40

Segmentation of three-dimensional objects from background in digital holograms (Abstract)

J.B. McDonald , National University of Ireland, Ireland
Yann Frauel , Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Bahram Javidi , University of Connecticut, USA
C.P. Mc Elhinney , National University of Ireland, Ireland
T.J. Naughton , National University of Ireland, Ireland; University of Oulu, Finland
Albertina Castro , Instituto Nacional de Astroffsica, Mexico
pp. 41-46

A Design Procedure for Gradient Operators on Hexagonal Images (Abstract)

Bryan Scotney , University of Ulster, UK
Sonya Coleman , University of Ulster, UK
Bryan Gardiner , University of Ulster, UK
pp. 47-54

A Survey of Computer-Based Deformable Models (Abstract)

Derek Molloy , Dublin City University, Ireland
Patricia Moore , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 55-66
Medical and Biomedical Imaging

Incorporating Feature Based Priors into the Geodesic Active Contour Model and its Application in Biomedical Imagery (Abstract)

Sally McClean , University of Ulster, UK
Philip Morrow , University of Ulster, UK
Huaizhong Zhang , University of Ulster, UK
Kurt Saetzler , University of Ulster, UK
pp. 67-74

Computerised Skin Lesion Surface Analysis for Pigment Asymmetry Quantification (Abstract)

O.M. Dolan , Royal Hospitals Trust, UK
P.J. Morrow , University of Ulster, UK
D.J. McKenna , Royal Hospitals Trust, UK
K.M. Clawson , University of Ulster, UK
B.W. Scotney , University of Ulster, UK
pp. 75-82

Investigation of Methodologies for the Segmentation of Squamous Epithelium from Cervical Histological Virtual Slides (Abstract)

Yinhai Wang , Queen's University, UK
Richard Turner , Queen's University, UK
Jim Diamond , Queen's University, UK
Peter Hamilton , Queen's University, UK
Danny Crookes , Queen's University, UK
pp. 83-90
Object and Event Recognition

Video Semantic Content Analysis based on Ontology (Abstract)

Songyang Lao , National University of Defense Technology, China
Liang Bai , National University of Defense Technology, China; Dublin City University, Ireland
Gareth J.F. Jones , Dublin City University, Ireland
Alan F. Smeaton , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 117-124

Non-Linear Approaches for the Classification of Facial Expressions at Varying Degrees of Intensity (Abstract)

John McDonald , National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
Jane Reilly , National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
John Ghent , National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
pp. 125-132

An Unsupervised Approach for Segmentation and Clustering of Soccer Players (Abstract)

N. Mosca , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Italy
M. Nitti , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Italy
A. Distante , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Italy
P. Spagnolo , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Italy
pp. 133-142
Image Processing

A Nonlinear Contour Preserving Transform for Geometrical Image Compression (Abstract)

M. Jansen , K.U. Leuven, Belgium
W. Van Aerschot , K.U. Leuven, Belgium
A. Bultheel , K.U. Leuven, Belgium
pp. 143-149

Adaptive Pre-Filtering Techniques for Colour Image Analysis (Abstract)

Dana Elena Ilea , Dublin City University, Ireland
Paul F. Whelan , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 150-157

Watershed Segmentation Using a Multiscale Ramp Edge Merging Strategy (Abstract)

Padraig Corcoran , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Adam Winstanley , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
pp. 158-168
Applications, Architecture and Systems Integration

Recognition of Unstained Live Drosophila Cells in Microscope Images (Abstract)

Franz Kummert , Bielefeld University, Germany
Nickels Jensen , Bielefeld University, Germany
Marko Tscherepanow , Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 169-176

Self-Defense-Technologies for Automated Teller Machines (Abstract)

Hiroshi Sako , Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Hiroto Nagayoshi , Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Tatsuhiko Kagehiro , Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Takashi Watanbe , Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
pp. 177-184

Vehicle Ego-Motion Estimation by using Pulse-Coupled Neural Network (Abstract)

Peter Cook , University of Manchester, UK
Yanpeng Cao , University of Manchester, UK
Alasdair Renfrew , University of Manchester, UK
pp. 185-191

A Simple Computer Vision Method for Automatic Detection of Melanin Spots in Atlantic Salmon Fillets (Abstract)

John Reidar Mathiassen , SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture AS, Norway
Amund Skavhaug , Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Ekrem Misimi , SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture AS, Norway
pp. 192-200
Posters

Speckle reduction using the discrete Fourier filtering technique (PDF)

Jonathan Maycock , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Bahram Javidi , Univ. of Connecticut, USA
Bryan M. Hennelly , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Albertina Castro , Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica, Mexico
John B. McDonald , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Thomas J. Naughton , NUI Maynooth, Ireland; Univ. of Oulo, Finland
Yann Frauel , Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
pp. 201

Video Object Motion Segmentation for Intelligent Visual Surveillance (PDF)

M. Jiang , Queen's University, UK
D. Crookes , Queen's University, UK
pp. 202

A Dynamics Estimation Filter for Pose and Motion Estimation in Orbit (PDF)

R. Schumacher , Ryerson University, Canada
J. Enright , Ryerson University, Canada
G. Okouneva , Ryerson University, Canada
D.J. McTavish , Ryerson University, Canada
pp. 203

Detection of Illegal Dumping from CCTV at Recycling Centres (PDF)

Naomi Harte , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Gary Baugh , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Andrew Rankin , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Anil Kokaram , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 204

MPEG-2 to H.264 Transcoding for DVB-H Applications (PDF)

M. Jiang , Queen's University, UK
D. Crookes , Queen's University, UK
pp. 205

Adaptive Neural Regularization Assignment for Semi-Blind Biomedical Image Restoration (PDF)

I. Gallo , University of Insubria, Italy
G. Salvini , University of Insubria, Italy
M. Raspanti , University of Insubria, Italy
E. Binaghi , University of Insubria, Italy
A. Guidali , University of Insubria, Italy
pp. 207

Classification of Human Poses using a Vision based Technique (PDF)

Charles Markham , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Paolo Olivo , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Brian Caulfield , UCD, Ireland
Dan Kelly , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
John McDonald , NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Diarmuid Fitzgerald , UCD, Ireland
pp. 209

A New Manifold Representation for Visual Speech Recognition (PDF)

Dahai Yu , Dublin City University, Ireland
Alistair Sutherland , Dublin City University, Ireland
Paul F. Whelan , Dublin City University, Ireland
Ovidiu Ghita , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 210

Statistical analysis of ground truth in human labeled data (PDF)

Li Xuchun , College Green, Ireland
Fernando Vilarino , College Green, Ireland
Lacey Gerard , College Green, Ireland
Jiang Zhou , College Green, Ireland
pp. 211

Model-based Edge Tracking for Segmentation of Low Contrast Images (PDF)

John Slater , LyIT, Ireland
Christopher Hudy , Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland
Jonathan Campbell , Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland
pp. 212

Synchronised Encoding of GPS NMEA Messages onto High Definition Video Streams (PDF)

A. Winstanley , National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
T. McCarthy , National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
P. Lewis , National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
pp. 213
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 215
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