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Applications of Computer Vision, IEEE Workshop on (2008)
Copper Mountain, CO, USA
Jan. 7, 2008 to Jan. 9, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-4244-1913-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

A Hierarchical Scheme for Rapid Video Copy Detection (Abstract)

Tian Xia , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Scie
Sheng Tang , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, ts@ict.ac.cn
Xiao Wu , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Scie
Jintao Li , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, jtli@ict.ac.cn
Yongdong Zhang , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, zhyd@ict.ac.cn
pp. 1-6

Object Categorization Based on Kernel Principal Component Analysis of Visual Words (Abstract)

Kazuhiro Hotta , The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan, hotta@ice.uec.ac.jp http://www.htlab.ice.uec.ac.jp/~hotta/
pp. 1-8

Color Enhancement in Image Fusion (Abstract)

Chao Zhang , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Azhar A. Sufi , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
pp. 1-6

Variational Transform Invariant Mixture of Probabilistic PCA (Abstract)

Thomas S. Huang , Beckman Inst., Univ. of Ill. at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Li Fei-Fei , Comp. Sci. Dept., Princeton Univ., 35 Olden St., Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Yun Fu , Beckman Inst., Univ. of Ill. at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Alexandar Ivanovic , Beckman Inst., Univ. of Ill. at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Jilin Tu , Beckman Inst., Univ. of Ill. at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
pp. 1-6

A Vision-Based System For Automatic Detection and Extraction Of Road Networks (Abstract)

Suya You , CGIT/IMSC, USC, Los Angeles, CA 90089, suyay@graphics.usc.edu
Charalambos Poullis , CGIT/IMSC, USC, Los Angeles, CA 90089, charalambos@poullis.org
Ulrich Neumann , CGIT/IMSC, USC, Los Angeles, CA 90089, uneumann@graphics.usc.edu
pp. 1-8

A Novel Method for Power Saving in a Surveillance Environment (Abstract)

Amit Kumar Das , CST Department, Bengal Engineering&Science University, Shibpore, Howrah 711 103
Souvik Sen , CST Department, Bengal Engineering&Science University, Shibpore, Howrah 711 103
pp. 1-6

Interactive Portrait Art (Abstract)

Terence Sim , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117590
Ye Ning , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117590
pp. 1-6

INSPEC<sup>2</sup>T: Inexpensive Spectrometer Color Camera Technology (Abstract)

S. R. Kirkbride , VAST Lab, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
W. J. Scheirer , VAST Lab, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Securics, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.
T. E. Boult , VAST Lab, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Securics, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.
pp. 1-8

Urban building recognition during significant temporal variations (Abstract)

M. F. Christensen , Department of Media Technology and Engineering Science, Aalborg University, Denmark., e-mail: fries@vrml.aau.dk
H. J. Andersen , Department of Media Technology and Engineering Science, Aalborg University, Denmark., e-mail: hja@vrml.aau.dk
G. P. Nguyen , Department of Media Technology and Engineering Science, Aalborg University, Denmark., e-mail: gnp@vrml.aau.dk
pp. 1-6

Flexible Edge Arrangement Templates for Object Detection (Abstract)

Yan Li , Carnegie Mellon University, yanli@cs.cmu.edu
Takeo Kanade , Carnegie Mellon University, tk@cs.cmu.edu
Yanghai Tsin , Siemens Corporate Research, yanghai.tsin@siemens.com
Yakup Genc , Siemens Corporate Research, yakup.genc@siemens.com
pp. 1-8

EAVA: A 3D Emotive Audio-Visual Avatar (Abstract)

Mark Hasegawa-Johnson , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Email: hasegawa@ifp.uiuc.edu.
Hao Tang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Email: haotang2@ifp.uiuc.edu.
Jilin Tu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Email: jilintu@ifp.uiuc.edu.
Thomas S. Huang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Email: huang@ifp.uiuc.edu.
Yun Fu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA, Email: yunfu2@ifp.uiuc.edu.
pp. 1-6

Tracking Down Under: Following the Satin Bowerbird (Abstract)

Ryan Farrell , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, farrell@cs.umd.edu
David Jacobs , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742,djacobs@umiacs.umd.edu
Yuancheng Luo , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, yluo1@umd.edu
Ramani Duraiswami , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, ramani@umiacs.umd.edu
Larry S. Davis , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, lsd@cs.umd.edu
Aniruddha Kembhavi , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, anikem@umd.edu
pp. 1-7

Location-based Services using Image Search (Abstract)

Dan Witzner Hansen , Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark, witzner@itu.dk
Pieter-Paulus Vertongen , IT University, Rued Langgaards vej 7, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark, vertongen@itu.dk
pp. 1-6

Adaptive Fusion of Gait and Face for Human Identification in Video (Abstract)

Qiang Wu , Faculty of Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW 2007, Australia wuq@it.uts.edu.au
Kate Smith-Miles , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia, katesm@deakin.edu.au
Ming Li , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia, ming@deakin.edu.au
Liang Wang , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia, lwwang@csse.unimelb.edu.au
Xin Geng , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia xge@deakin.edu.au
pp. 1-6

A Novel Thresholding Approach to Background Subtraction (Abstract)

Lihao Jia , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China, joyxiang@gmail.com
Yikun Liu , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China
pp. 1-6

Qualitative Assessment of Video Stabilization and Mosaicking Systems (Abstract)

Arvind Lakshmikumar , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Chao Zhang , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Ankit Kumar , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Peter Burt , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Prakash Chockalingam , Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
pp. 1-6

Locally Adjusted Robust Regression for Human Age Estimation (Abstract)

Guodong Guo , Computer Science, NCCU, Durham, NC, 27707, gdguo@nccu.edu
Charles R. Dyer , Computer Sciences, UW-Madison, Madison, WI, 53706, dyer@cs.wisc.edu
Thomas S. Huang , Beckman Institute, UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801, t-huang1@uiuc.edu
Yun Fu , Beckman Institute, UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801, yunfu2@uiuc.edu
pp. 1-6

Background Subtraction for Temporally Irregular Dynamic Textures (Abstract)

Gerald Dalley , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, dalleyg@csail.mit.edu, http://people.csa
W. Eric L. Grimson , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, welg@csail.mit.edu, http://people.csail.
Joshua Migdal , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, jmigdal@csail.mit.edu, http://people.csa
pp. 1-7

Robust 6DOF Motion Estimation for Non-Overlapping, Multi-Camera Systems (Abstract)

Brian Clipp , Department of Computer Science, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Jae-Hak Kim , Research School of Information, Sciences and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Marc Pollefeys , Department of Computer Science, ETH Z
Jan-Michael Frahm , Department of Computer Science, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Richard Hartley , Research School of Information, Sciences and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
pp. 1-8

Channel Segmentation using Confidence and Curvature-Guided Level Sets on Noisy Seismic Images (Abstract)

Benjamin J. Kadlec , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80304, TerraSpark Geosciences, Boulder, CO 80302, Email: Benjamin.Kadlec@colorado.edu
pp. 1-6

Multi-Pose Face Detection with Asymmetric Haar Features (Abstract)

Olac Fuentes , University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave - El Paso TX 79968
Geovany A. Ramirez , University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave - El Paso TX 79968
pp. 1-6

Segmentation of Salient Regions in Outdoor Scenes Using Imagery and 3-D Data (Abstract)

Daniel Huber , The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, dhuber@cs.cmu.edu
Martial Hebert , The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, hebert@cs.cmu.edu
Gunhee Kim , The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, gunhee@cs.cmu.edu
pp. 1-8

Color Photometric Stereo for Albedo and Shape Reconstruction (Abstract)

Ye Duan , Department of Computer Science, University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
Osamu Ikeda , Faculty of Engineering, Takushoku University, 815-1 Tate, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 1-6

Online/Realtime Structure and Motion for General Camera Models (Abstract)

Axel Pinz , Institute of Electrical Measurement and Measurement Signal Processing, Graz University of Technology, axel.pinz@tugraz.at
Gerald Schweighofer , Institute of Electrical Measurement and Measurement Signal Processing, Graz University of Technology, gerald.schweighofer@tugraz.at
Sinisa Segvic , Institute of Electrical Measurement and Measurement Signal Processing, Graz University of Technology, ssegvic@zemris.fer.hr
pp. 1-6

Tracking and Segmentation of Highway Vehicles in Cluttered and Crowded Scenes (Abstract)

Goo Jun , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, gjun@mail.utexas.edu
Muhittin Gokmen , Dept. of Computer Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, gokmen@itu.edu.tr
J. K. Aggarwal , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, aggarwaljk@mail.utexas.edu
pp. 1-6

Iris Extraction Based on Intensity Gradient and Texture Difference (Abstract)

Michael J. Jones , Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, mjones@merl.com
Guodong Guo , Dept. of Computer Science, North Carolina Central University, gdguo@nccu.edu
pp. 1-6

Explanation-Based Object Recognition (Abstract)

Geoffrey Levine , Department of Computer Science, UIUC, levine@cs.uiuc.edu
Gerald DeJong , Department of Computer Science, UIUC, dejong@cs.uiuc.edu
pp. 1-8

Single View Metrology: A Practical Example (Abstract)

Paulo R. S. Mendonca , GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY 12065, USA, mendonca@crd.ge.com
Robert Kaucic , GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY 12065, USA, kaucic@crd.ge.com
pp. 1-8

Recognition of Human Actions using an Optimal Control Based Motor Model (Abstract)

Ruzena Bajcsy , University of California, Berkeley, bajcsy@eecs.berkeley.edu
Sumitra Ganesh , University of California, Berkeley, sumitra@eecs.berkeley.edu
pp. 1-6

Human Pose Estimation with Rotated Geometric Blur (Abstract)

Bo Chen , School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, CANADA, bca11@sfu.ca
Nhan Nguyen , School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, CANADA, tnn@sfu.ca
Greg Mori , School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, CANADA, mori@cs.sfu.ca
pp. 1-6

Fast and Fully Automatic Ear Detection Using Cascaded AdaBoost (Abstract)

S. M. S. Islam , School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35, Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, shams@csse.uwa.edu.au
M. Bennamoun , School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35, Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, bennamou@csse.uwa.edu.au
R. Davies , School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35, Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009, rowan@csse.uwa.edu.au
pp. 1-6

Real-time Robust Mapping for an Autonomous Surface Vehicle using an Omnidirectional Camera (Abstract)

Xiaojin Gong , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24061, xiaojin@vt.edu
Bin Xu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24061, bxu@vt.edu
Daniel Stilwell , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24061, stilwell@vt.edu
Chris Wyatt , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24061, clwyatt@vt.edu
Caleb Reed , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24061, cmreed@vt.edu
pp. 1-6

A non parametric approach for modeling interferometric SAR imagery and applications (Abstract)

Kuntal Sengupta , MERL, sengupta@merl.com
Prabir Burman , UC Davis, pburman@ucdavis.edu
pp. 1-6

An Innovative Model of Tempo and Its Application in Action Scene Detection for Movie Analysis (Abstract)

Yan Song , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing,Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Zhaoxuan Yang , School of Electronic Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Anan Liu , School of Electronic Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing,Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sci
Yongdong Zhang , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing,Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Sheng Tang , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing,Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Jintao Li , Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing,Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
pp. 1-6

Learning Optimal Compact Codebook for Efficient Object Categorization (Abstract)

Teng Li , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1 Guseong-dong Yuseong-gu Daejeon, Korea, tengli@rcv.kaist.ac.kr
In So Kweon , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1 Guseong-dong Yuseong-gu Daejeon, Korea, iskweon@kaist.ac.kr
Tao Mei , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing 100080, P. R. China, tmei@microsoft.com
pp. 1-6

A Computer Vision based Whiteboard Capture System (Abstract)

Richard Yi da Xu , Center for Research in Complex Systems, Charles Sturt University, rxu@csu.edu.au
pp. 1-6

Cascading Trilinear Tensors for Face Authentication (Abstract)

Eric D. Sinzinger , Department of Computer Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 USA, eric.sinzinger@ttu.edu
Gregory M. Wagner , Department of Computer Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 USA, gregory.wagner@ttu.edu
pp. 1-6

Image Rendering Based on a Spatial Extension of the CIECAM02 (Abstract)

Olivier Tulet , SIC lab, University of Poitiers, tulet@sic.univ-poitiers.fr
Mohamed-Chaker Larabi , SIC lab, University of Poitiers, larabi@sic.univ-poitiers.fr
Christine Fernandez-Maloigne , SIC lab, University of Poitiers, maloigne@sic.univ-poitiers.fr
pp. 1-6

Mosaicfaces: a discrete representation for face recognition (Abstract)

Jania Aghajanian , Department of Computer Science, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom, j.aghajanian@cs.ucl.ac.uk
Simon J.D. Prince , Department of Computer Science, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom, s.prince@cs.ucl.ac.uk
pp. 1-8

An Efficient Active Camera Model for Video Surveillance (Abstract)

James W. Davis , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 USA, jwdavis@cse.ohio-state.edu
Karthik Sankaranarayanan , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 USA, sankaran@cse.ohio-state.edu
pp. 1-7

Localization and Segmentation of A 2D High Capacity Color Barcode (Abstract)

Devi Parikh , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, dparikh@cmu.edu
Gavin Jancke , Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA 98052, gavinj@microsoft.com
pp. 1-6

Cata-Fisheye Camera for Panoramic Imaging (Abstract)

Shree K. Nayar , Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, nayar@cs.columbia.edu
Gurunandan Krishnan , Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, gkguru@cs.columbia.edu
pp. 1-8

Likelihood Map Fusion for Visual Object Tracking (Abstract)

Robert T. Collins , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16803, rcollins@cse.psu.edu
Fatih Porikli , Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA 02139, fatih@merl.com
Zhaozheng Yin , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16803,zyin@cse.psu.edu
pp. 1-7

Robust Human Pose Recognition Using Unlabelled Markers (Abstract)

Yi Wang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, yi.wang.2@asu.edu
Gang Qian , Arts, Media and Engineering Program and Department of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, gang.qian@asu.edu
pp. 1-7

Online Character Recognition using Regression Techniques (Abstract)

R Kandan , MILE, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore-560012, India, kandan.r@gmail.com
K Shashikiran , MILE, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore-560012, India, shashi.1980@yahoo.com
A G Ramakrishnan , MILE, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore-560012, India, ramkiag@ee.iisc.ernet.in
Nirup Reddy , MILE, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore-560012, India, nirupreddy@gmail.com
Suresh Sundaram , MILE, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc Bangalore-560012, India, suresh@ee.iisc.ernet.in
pp. 1-6

Event-Driven Visual Sensor Networks: Issues in Reliability (Abstract)

Deepa Kundur , Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, deepa@ece.tamu.edu
Alexandra Czarlinska , Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, czlinska@ece.tamu.edu
pp. 1-6

Toward Fully Automatic Geo-Location and Geo-Orientation of Static Outdoor Cameras (Abstract)

Nathaniel Roman , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA, ngr1@cse.wustl.edu
Robert Pless , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA, pless@cse.wustl.edu
Nathan Jacobs , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA, jacobsn@cse.wustl.edu
pp. 1-6

Self Calibrating Visual Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Asaad Hakeem , Center for Video Understanding Excellence, ObjectVideo, Reston, VA 20191
Niels Haering , Center for Video Understanding Excellence, ObjectVideo, Reston, VA 20191
Khurram Shafique , Center for Video Understanding Excellence, ObjectVideo, Reston, VA 20191
Omar Javed , Center for Video Understanding Excellence, ObjectVideo, Reston, VA 20191
pp. 1-6

Recovering Social Networks From Massive Track Datasets (Abstract)

J. Brian Burns , Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA USA, +01 650 859-5326, burns@ai.sri.com
Hung H. Bui , Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA USA, +01 650 859-5352, bui@ai.sri.com
Christopher I. Connolly , Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA USA, +01 650 859-5022, connolly@ai.sri.com
pp. 1-8

Distributed Visual Processing for a Home Visual Sensor Network (Abstract)

Kwangsu Kim , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA, kwangski@usc.edu
Gerard G. Medioni , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA, http://www.usc.edu/~medioni/
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