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Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, International Workshop on (2007)
Santorini, Greece
June 6, 2007 to June 8, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2818-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

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pp. xiii
Invited Talk 1
Oral Session 1a

Composite Object Detection in Video Sequences: Application to Controlled Environments (Abstract)

Ferran Marques , Techincal University of Catalonia
Xavier Giro , Techincal University of Catalonia
pp. 1

Using Decision Trees for Knowledge-Assisted Topologically Structured Data Analysis (Abstract)

C. Simon , Communication and Remote Sensing Lab, UCL, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
C. De Vleeschouwer , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Thermi, Greece
J. Meessen , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Thermi, Greece
D. Tzovaras , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Thermi, Greece
pp. 2

Event Alignment for Cross-Media Feature Extraction in the Football Domain (Abstract)

Paul Buitelaar , DFKI GmbH, Germany
Jan Nemrava , University of Economics,Prague, Czech Republic
Vojtech Svatek , University of Economics,Prague, Czech Republic
Thierry Declerck , University of Economics,Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 3
Oral Session 1b

Surveillance Event Interpretation Using Generalized Stochastic Petri Nets (Abstract)

Ehud Rivlin , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology 32000, Haifa, Israel
Artyom Borzin , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology 32000, Haifa, Israel
Michael Rudzsky , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology 32000, Haifa, Israel
pp. 4

A Framework for Ontology Enriched Semantic Annotation of CCTV Video (Abstract)

John-Paul Renno , Kingston University, UK
Dimitrios Makris , Kingston University, UK
Bogdan Vrusias , University of Surrey, UK
pp. 5

Hidden Markov Models for Video Skim Generation (Abstract)

Pierangelo Migliorati , University of Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123, Brescia, Italy
Riccardo Leonardi , University of Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123, Brescia, Italy
Sergio Benini , University of Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123, Brescia, Italy
pp. 6
COST Special Session

A Topology Preserving Approach for Image Classification (Abstract)

Ebroul Izquierdo , University of London
Le Dong , University of London
pp. 7

Orientation histogram-based matching for region tracking (Abstract)

Touradj Ebrahimi , Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
David Marimon , Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
pp. 8

A Directional Texture Descriptor via 2D Walking Ant Histogram (Abstract)

Serkan Kiranyaz , Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Miguel Ferreira , University of Twente, Netherlands
Moncef Gabbouj , Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
pp. 9

A review of different object recognition methods for the application in driver assistance systems (Abstract)

Walter Stechele , Technische Universitat Munchen
Andreas Laika , BMW Group Forschung und Technik
pp. 10

Automatic Detection and Classification of Traffic Signs (Abstract)

Paulo Lobato Correia , Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Carlos Filipe Paulo , Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
pp. 11

Using Multiple Domain Visual Context in Image Analysis (Abstract)

Yannis Avrithis , National Technical University of Athens
Phivos Mylonas , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 12

Discriminative Feature Selection for Applause Sounds Detection (Abstract)

Jan Olajec , University of Zilina
Roman Jarina , University of Zilina
pp. 13

Global Image Search vs. Regional Search in CBIR Systems (Abstract)

Branimir Reljin , Univ. Belgrade, Serbia
Stevan Rudinac , Univ. Belgrade, Serbia
Maja Rudinac , College for ICT Belgrade, Serbia
Marija Uscumlic , Univ. Belgrade, Serbia
Goran Zajic , College for ICT Belgrade, Serbia
pp. 14
Invited Talk 2
Oral Session 2a

Regression-Based Template Tracking in Presence of Occlusions (Abstract)

Ioannis Patras , Queen Mary, University of London
Edwin Hancock , University of York
pp. 15

kNN-based high-dimensional Kullback-Leibler distance for tracking (Abstract)

Michel Barlaud , Laboratoire I3S, Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
Sylvain Boltz , Laboratoire I3S, Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
Eric Debreuve , Laboratoire I3S, Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 16

Probabilistic Matching Algorithm for Keypoint Based Object Tracking Using a Delaunay Triangulation (Abstract)

Trichet Remi , Eurecom Institut, Sophia-Antipolis, France
Merialdo Bernard , Eurecom Institut, Sophia-Antipolis, France
pp. 17
Oral Session 2b

Using Graphics Processor Units (GPUs) for Automatic Video Structuring (Abstract)

Peter Kehoe , Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.
Alan F. Smeaton , Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.
pp. 18

Fast and Robust Graphic Character Verification System for TV Sets (Abstract)

Ramon Alujas , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Antonio Rama , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Francesc Tarres , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
pp. 19
Poster Session 1

A New Method for Infrared Weak Small Target Enhancement Based on Image Fusion (Abstract)

Zong-gui Zhao , The 28th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, Nanjing
Lei Tang , PLA University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210007, China
pp. 22

Using CONDENSATION Tracking to Recover Stroke Order of Chinese Calligraphic Handwritings with CCM (Abstract)

WU Ying-fei , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
WU Fei , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
PAN Yun-he , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
Zhuang Yue-ting , Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
pp. 24

Spatio-temporal constraints for matching view-based descriptions of 3D objects (Abstract)

F. Odone , DISI - Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
A. Verri , DISI - Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
E. Delponte , DISI - Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
N. Noceti , DISI - Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
pp. 25

Accurate Breast Region Detection in Digital Mammograms Using a Local Adaptive Thresholding Method (Abstract)

Rassoul Amirfattahi , Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
Farah Torkamani Azar , Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Saeed Sadri , Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
Maysam B K Shahedi , Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
pp. 26

Recognition of Botanical Bloom Characteristics from Visual Features (Abstract)

Harald Kosch , University Passau
Carsten Kettner , Beilstein Institute
Janine Lachner , University Klagenfurt
Margit Lang , University Passau
Stella Stars , University Passau
Doris Oborny , University Klagenfurt
pp. 27

3D Motion Recognition based on Ensemble Learning (Abstract)

Jian Xiang , Zhe Jiang University
PengYing Du , Zhe Jiang University
HongLi Zhu , Zhe Jiang University
pp. 28

Equivalent Key Frames Selection Based on Iso-Content Distance and Iso-Distortion Principles (Abstract)

Anastasios Doulamis , University of Crete, Greece
Costas Panagiotakis , University of Crete, Greece
Georgios Tziritas , University of Crete, Greece
pp. 29

A Semantic Event Detection Approach for Soccer Video based on Perception Concepts and Finiste State Machines (Abstract)

Liang Bai , National University of Defense Technology
Alan F. Smeaton , Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Songyang Lao , National University of Defense Technology
Gareth J.F. Jones , Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Weiming Zhang , National University of Defense Technology
pp. 30

Voice Query Transcription and Expansion Scheme for Efficient Music Retrieval (Abstract)

Byeong-jun, Han , Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Seungmin Rho , Ajou University, Suwon, Korea
Minkoo Kim , Ajou University, Suwon, Korea
Eenjun Hwang , Korea University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 31

Motorcycle Detection and Tracking System with Occlusion Segmentation (Abstract)

Min-Yu Ku , Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, National Defence University
Hung-Tsung Chen , Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, National Defence University
Chung-Cheng Chiu , Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, National Defence University
pp. 32

A Visual Tracking Algorithm for Real Time People Detection (Abstract)

P.L. Mazzeo , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation - C.N.R., Italy
P. Spagnolo , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation - C.N.R., Italy
M. Leo , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation - C.N.R., Italy
M. Nitti , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation - C.N.R., Italy
N. Mosca , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation - C.N.R., Italy
T. D?Orazio , Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation - C.N.R., Italy
pp. 34

Motion-based Object Segmentation using Sprites and Anisotropic Diffusion (Abstract)

Andreas Krutz , TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Thomas Sikora , TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Michael Frater , Univ. of New South Wales
Mrinal Mandal , University of Alberta
Matthias Kunter , TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
pp. 35

Tracking based on local motion estimation of spatio-temporally weighted salient points (Abstract)

Michel Barlaud , Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
Vincent Garcia , Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
Eric Debreuve , Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 37

Recognition of Hand Raising Gestures for a Remote Learning Application (Abstract)

Andrew Hogue , York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hamed Sabri , University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Bill Kapralos , University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
pp. 38

Scene Identification Using Invariant Radial Feature Descriptors (Abstract)

Laura Worthy , Texas Tech University
Eric Sinzinger , Texas Tech University
pp. 39

A Secure and Privacy Friendly 2D+3D Face Authentication System Robust Under Pose and Illumation Variation (Abstract)

Sotiris Malassiotis , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
Filareti Tsalakanidou , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
Christos Dimitriadis , University of Piraeus, Greece
pp. 40

Vision-based human-computer interface using hand gestures (Abstract)

Janez Zaletelj , University of Ljubljana
Jernej Perhavc , University of Ljubljana
Jurij F. Tasic , University of Ljubljana
pp. 41

Camera Motion Analysis in On-line MPEG Sequences (Abstract)

Fabricio Tiburzi , Universidad Aut?noma de Madrid - E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Jesus Bescos , Universidad Aut?noma de Madrid - E-28049 Madrid, Spain
pp. 42

Semantic Mapping of Image Databases using Perceptual Similarity (Abstract)

George Economou , University of Patras, Greece
Christos Theoharatos , University of Patras, Greece
Spiros Fotopoulos , University of Patras, Greece
pp. 43

Image Retrieval based on Wavelet Computation and Neural Network Classification (Abstract)

J. H. Sossa-Azuela , Center for Computing Research, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
A. C. Gonzalez-Garcia , Technologic Institute of Toluca, Mexico
E. M. Felipe-Riveron , Center for Computing Research, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
pp. 44

Cartoon Detection Using Integral (Abstract)

Antonio Rama , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Laura Sanchez , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Francesc Tarres , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
pp. 45

A framework for ontology-driven multimedia analysis and composition (Abstract)

Ioannis Kompatsiaris , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece
Lyndon J.B. Nixon , Freie Universitt Berlin, Germany
Stamatia Dasiopoulou , Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece
pp. 47

Exact and Speedy Computation of Legendre Moments on Binary Images (Abstract)

G.A. Papakostas , Democritus University of Thrace
E.G. Karakasis , Democritus University of Thrace
D.E. Koulouriotis , Democritus University of Thrace
pp. 48
Oral Session 3

XML-driven Bitrate Adaptation of SVC Bitstreams (Abstract)

Davy De Schrijver , Ghent University, Belgium
Tom Paridaens , Ghent University, Belgium
Rik Van de Walle , Ghent University, Belgium
Wesley De Neve , Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 49

Optimised Motion Estimation for Robust Video Coding in Packet Loss Environment (Abstract)

Fuzheng Yang , Xidian University, China
Shuai Wan , University of London
Ebroul Izquierdo , University of London
pp. 50

Video Coding Based on Distributed Source Coding (Abstract)

Cristian Perra , University of Cagliari, Italy
Daniele D. Giusto , University of Cagliari, Italy
pp. 51

Towards a Model Based Paradigm for Efficient Coding of Context Dependent Video Material (Abstract)

D. Agrafiotis , University of Bristol, UK
D.R. Bull , University of Bristol, UK
C.N. Canagarajah , University of Bristol, UK
S.J.C. Davies , University of Bristol, UK
pp. 52
Poster Session 2

How to architect an IPTV system (Abstract)

Marcus Pereira Magri , Alcatel-Lucent
Yuzo Iano , unicamp, brazil
pp. 53

Channel Adaptive Multi-User Scalable Video Streaming with Unequal Erasure Protection (Abstract)

Panos Nasiopoulos , University of British Columbia
Hassan , University of British Columbia
Vikram Krishnamurthy , University of British Columbia
pp. 54

AVC Intraprediction Mode Decision Based on 4x4 Integer Transform Coefficients (Abstract)

Florian Obermeier , Technische Universitat Munchen
Michael Zwick , Technische Universitat Munchen
Klaus Diepold , Technische Universitat Munchen
Marko Durkovic , Technische Universitat Munchen
pp. 55

XML-based Exploitation of Region of Interest Scalability in Scalable Video Coding (Abstract)

Davy De Schrijver , Ghent University
Rik Van de Walle , Ghent University
Wesley De Neve , Ghent University
Davy Van Deursen , Ghent University
Yves Dhondt , Ghent University
pp. 56

An Alternative Scattered Pattern for Flexible Macroblock Ordering in H.264/AVC (Abstract)

Yves Dhondt , Ghent University
Rik Van de Walle , Ghent University
Stefaan Mys , Ghent University
Saar De Zutter , Ghent University
pp. 57

Online Collage CAPTCHA (Abstract)

Mohammad Shirali-Shahreza , Sharif University of Technology
Sajad Shirali-Shahreza , Sharif University of Technology
pp. 58

A Novel Geometrical Robust Image Data Hiding Scheme (Abstract)

Dan Wang , Fudan University, China
Peizhong Lu , Fudan University, China
pp. 59

Fast Protection of the Color of High Dimension Digital Painting Images (Abstract)

W. Puech , University of Montpellier II, France
M. Chaumont , University of Montpellier II, France
pp. 60

Low Complexity Multiple Description Coding for H.264/AVC (Abstract)

Rik Van de Walle , Ghent University
Kenneth Vermeirsch , Ghent University
Yves Dhondt , Ghent University
Stefaan Mys , Ghent University
pp. 61

An Improved Wavelet-based Watermarking Method Using the Mathematical Morphology (Abstract)

Kiyoaki Atsuta , Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan
Kasemsuk Sepsirisuk , Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan
Shozo Kondo , Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 62

Viewer authentication for personalized iTV services (Abstract)

Janez Zaletelj , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jurij F. Tasic , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tilen Mlakar , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
pp. 63

An XML-based Synchronization of Audio and Graphical Representations of Music Scores (Abstract)

Adriano Barate , Universit? degli Studi di Milano
Luca A. Ludovico , Universit? degli Studi di Milano
pp. 64

An Innocuous Visual Cryptography Scheme (Abstract)

Vasiliy Sachnev , Korea University
Shijun Xiang , Korea University
Hyoung Joong Kim , Korea University
Su-Jeong Choi , Korea University
pp. 65

Personal Video Coding for Very Low Bit Rate Applications (Abstract)

Cataldo Guaragnella , DEE, Politecnico di Bari, Via E. Orabona, 470125 -Bari, Italy
pp. 66

Media-Driven Dynamic Scene Adaptation (Abstract)

C. Concolato , ENST Paris, TSI Department, Multimedia Group, France
B. Pellan , ENST Paris, TSI Department, Multimedia Group, France
pp. 67

Applications of a Neural Network to Estimate Watermark Embedding Strength (Abstract)

Shihui Wang , Central China Normal University
Cong Jin , Central China Normal University
pp. 68

Multiple Digital Watermarking Scheme Based on ICA (Abstract)

Ting Su , Central China Normal University
Cong Jin , Central China Normal University
Liang-Gang Pan , Central China Normal University
pp. 70

Analysis of the Impact of Demosaicking on JPEG Image Compression (Abstract)

Colin Doutre , University of British Columbia
Panos Nasiopoulos , University of British Columbia
pp. 71

Adapting Surneillance Video to Small Displays Via Object-Based Cropping (Abstract)

Jos? M. Mart?nez , Universidad Aut?noma de Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Luis Herranz , Universidad Aut?noma de Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
pp. 72

A New Spatio-Temporal Predictor for Motion Estimation in H.264 Video Coding (Abstract)

Spyridon K. Kapotas , Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece
Athanassios N. Skodras , Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece
pp. 73

Improvement of Image Retrieval by Fusing Different Descriptors (Abstract)

A. Macedonas , University of Patras
S. Fotopoulos , University of Patras
G. Economou , University of Patras
pp. 75

Empirical Analysis of Libs Images for Ovarian Cancer Detection (Abstract)

Noureddine Melikechi , Delaware State University
Claude Tameze , Delaware State University
Robert Vincelette , Delaware State University
Ebroul Izquierdo , University of London
Vesna Zeljkovic , Delaware State University
pp. 76

Analysis and Cryptanalysis of a Selective Encryption Method for JPEG Images (Abstract)

A.G. Bors , University of York, UK
J.M. Rodrigues , University of Montpellier II, FRANCE
W. Puech , University of Montpellier II, FRANCE
pp. 77

Optimal Estimation of Descriptor Scales for Multimedia Retrieval (Abstract)

Nikolaos Doulamis , National Technical Universtity of Athens, Zografou, Athens
pp. 78

A Feature Extraction Metod for Multimedia data Analysis in Robot Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

James Ford , Dartmouth College
Harry Stephanou , University of Texas at Arlington
Fillia Makedon , University of Texas at Arlington
Heng Huang , University of Texas at Arlington
Yurong Xu , Dartmouth College
Dan Popa , University of Texas at Arlington
pp. 79
Oral Session 4

Time-Compression of Speech in Information Talks Using Spectral Entropy (Abstract)

Azadeh Kushki , University of Toronto
Mohammed Ajmal , University of Toronto
Konstantinos N. Plataniotis , University of Toronto
pp. 80

CASSANDRA Framework: A Service Oriented Distributed Multimedia Content Analysis Engine (Abstract)

Jan Nesvadba , Philips Research Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Fons de Lange , Philips Research Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Johan Lukkien , Eindhoven University of Technology
pp. 81

Multimedia Content Adaptation Modelled as a Constraints Matching Problem with Optimisation (Abstract)

Fernando Lopez , Universidad Aut?noma de Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Jose Mar?a Mart?nez , Universidad Aut?noma de Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
pp. 82

Design and Evaluation of a Metadata-Driven Adaptation Node (Abstract)

Sylvain Devillers , France Telecom R&D
Hermann Hellwagner , Klagenfurt University
Michael Ransburg , Klagenfurt University
Christian Timmerer , Klagenfurt University
pp. 83

Recursive partitional-hierarchical clustering for navigation in large media databases (Abstract)

Paulo Villegas , Telefonica I+D, Valladolid, Spain
Angelica Lozano , Telefonica I+D, Valladolid, Spain
pp. 84
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