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Presents the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition
Includes seventy-one full papers and forty-four poster papers
Covers image restoration and enhancement, image and video processing and analysis, image segmentation, computer vision, and more
The 4th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition was held in Montreal, Canada, in August 2007. The conference attracted leading minds in the field of imaging who came to present their findings and discuss new developments and applications in the field. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the conference.
Seventy-one full papers are presented along with forty-four poster papers. All the papers were carefully selected and reviewed to ensure that each one makes an important contribution to the science.
Papers are organized into topical sections covering image restoration and enhancement, image and video processing and analysis, image segmentation, computer vision, pattern recognition for image analysis, shape and matching, motion analysis, tracking, image retrieval and indexing, image and video coding and encryption, biometrics, biomedical image analysis, and applications.
Image Restoration and Enhancement.- A New Image Scaling Algorithm Based on the Sampling Theorem of Papoulis.- A New Fuzzy Additive Noise Reduction Method.- Subband-Adaptive and Spatially-Adaptive Wavelet Thresholding for Denoising and Feature Preservation of Texture Images.- Image Denoising Based on the Ridgelet Frame Using the Generalized Cross Validation Technique.- Parameterless Discrete Regularization on Graphs for Color Image Filtering.- Multicomponent Image Restoration, an Experimental Study.- Reconstruction of Low-Resolution Images Using Adaptive Bimodal Priors.- Image and Video Processing and Analysis.- Learning Basic Patterns from Repetitive Texture Surfaces Under Non-rigid Deformations.- An Approach for Extracting Illumination-Independent Texture Features.- Image Decomposition and Reconstruction Using Single Sided Complex Gabor Wavelets.- Solving the Inverse Problem of Image Zooming Using “Self-Examples”.- A Run-Based Two-Scan Labeling Algorithm.- New Computational Methods for the Construction of “Darcyan” Biological Coordinate Systems.- An Approach to the 2D Hilbert Transform for Image Processing Applications.- Landmark-Based Non-rigid Registration Via Graph Cuts.- New Hypothesis Distinctiveness Measure for Better Ellipse Extraction.- Automatic Closed Edge Detection Using Level Lines Selection.- Constrained Sampling Using Simulated Annealing.- A High-Accuracy Rotation Estimation Algorithm Based on 1D Phase-Only Correlation.- Image Segmentation.- Enhancing Contour Primitives by Pairwise Grouping and Relaxation.- Image Segmentation Using Level Set and Local Linear Approximations.- Bimodal Texture Segmentation with the Lee-Seo Model.- Face Detection Based on Skin Color in Video Images with Dynamic Background.- Data Segmentation of Stereo Images with Complicated Background.- Computer Vision.- Variable Homography Compensation of Parallax Along Mosaic Seams.- Deformation Weight Constraint and 3D Reconstruction of Nonrigid Objects.- Parallel Robot High Speed Object Tracking.- Robust Contour Tracking Using a Modified Snake Model in Stereo Image Sequences.- Background Independent Moving Object Segmentation Using Edge Similarity Measure.- Pattern Recognition for Image Analysis.- Unsupervised Feature and Model Selection for Generalized Dirichlet Mixture Models.- On Design of Discriminant Analysis Diagram for Error Based Pattern Recognition.- Robust Tensor Classifiers for Color Object Recognition.- New Algorithm to Extract Centerline of 2D Objects Based on Clustering.- A Novel Bayesian Classifier with Smaller Eigenvalues Reset by Threshold Based on Given Database.- Median Binary Pattern for Textures Classification.- A New Incremental Optimal Feature Extraction Method for On-Line Applications.- Shape and Matching.- A View-Based 3D Object Shape Representation Technique.- A Novel Multi-scale Representation for 2-D Shapes.- Retrieval of Hand-Sketched Envelopes in Logo Images.- Matching Flexible Polygons to Fields of Corners Extracted from Images.- Pattern Retrieval from a Cloud of Points Using Geometric Concepts.- Motion Analysis.- Real-Time Vehicle Ego-Motion Using Stereo Pairs and Particle Filters.- Enhanced Cross-Diamond Search Algorithm for Fast Block Motion Estimation.- Block-Based Motion Vector Smoothing for Periodic Pattern Region.- A Fast and Reliable Image Mosaicing Technique with Application to Wide Area Motion Detection.- High Accuracy Optical Flow Method Based on a Theory for Warping: Implementation and Qualitative/Quantitative Evaluation.- Tracking.- A Sequential Monte-Carlo and DSmT Based Approach for Conflict Handling in Case of Multiple Targets Tracking.- Incremental Update of Linear Appearance Models and Its Application to AAM: Incremental AAM.- Robust Face Tracking Using Motion Prediction in Adaptive Particle Filters.- A Simple Oriented Mean-Shift Algorithm for Tracking.- Real-Time 3D Head Tracking Under Rapidly Changing Pose, Head Movement and Illumination.- Tracking Multiple People in the Context of Video Surveillance.- Video Object Tracking Via Central Macro-blocks and Directional Vectors.- Tracking of Multiple Targets Using On-Line Learning for Appearance Model Adaptation.- Image Retrieval and Indexing.- Using Visual Dictionary to Associate Semantic Objects in Region-Based Image Retrieval.- Object-Based Surveillance Video Retrieval System with Real-Time Indexing Methodology.- Image Retrieval Using Transaction-Based and SVM-Based Learning in Relevance Feedback Sessions.- Shape-Based Image Retrieval Using Pair-Wise Candidate Co-ranking.- Gaussian Mixture Model Based Retrieval Technique for Lossy Compressed Color Images.- Logo and Trademark Retrieval in General Image Databases Using Color Edge Gradient Co-occurrence Histograms.- Use of Adaptive Still Image Descriptors for Annotation of Video Frames.- Image and Video Coding and Encryption.- Data Hiding on H.264/AVC Compressed Video.- Reduced Uneven Multi-hexagon-grid Search for Fast Integer Pel Motion Estimation in H.264/AVC.- Reversible Data Hiding for JPEG Images Based on Histogram Pairs.- Iterated Fourier Transform Systems: A Method for Frequency Extrapolation.- Adaptive Deblocking Algorithm Based on Image Characteristics for Low Bit-Rate Video.- Ingredient Separation of Natural Images: A Multiple Transform Domain Method Based on Sparse Coding Strategy.- Optimal Algorithm for Lossy Vector Data Compression.- MPEG Video Watermarking Using Tensor Singular Value Decomposition.- Embedding Quality Measures in PIFS Fractal Coding.- Biometrics.- Comparison of ARTMAP Neural Networks for Classification for Face Recognition from Video.- Face Recognition by Curvelet Based Feature Extraction.- Low Frequency Response and Random Feature Selection Applied to Face Recognition.- Facial Expression Recognition Using 3D Facial Feature Distances.- Locating Facial Features Using an Anthropometric Face Model for Determining the Gaze of Faces in Image Sequences.- Iris Recognition Based on Zigzag Collarette Region and Asymmetrical Support Vector Machines.- Biomedical Image Analysis.- A Modified Fuzzy C-Means Algorithm for MR Brain Image Segmentation.- Evaluation of Contrast Enhancement Filters for Lung Nodule Detection.- Robust Coronary Artery Tracking from Fluoroscopic Image Sequences.- Classification of Breast Tissues in Mammogram Images Using Ripley’s K Function and Support Vector Machine.- Comparison of Class Separability, Forward Sequential Search and Genetic Algorithms for Feature Selection in the Classification of Individual and Clustered Microcalcifications in Digital Mammograms.- Contourlet-Based Mammography Mass Classification.- Fuzzy C-Means Clustering for Segmenting Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images.- A Novel 3D Segmentation Method of the Lumen from Intravascular Ultrasound Images.- Carotid Ultrasound Segmentation Using DP Active Contours.- Bayesian Reconstruction Using a New Nonlocal MRF Prior for Count-Limited PET Transmission Scans.- Medical Image Registration Based on Equivalent Meridian Plane.- Prostate Tissue Texture Feature Extraction for Cancer Recognition in TRUS Images Using Wavelet Decomposition.- Multi-scale and First Derivative Analysis for Edge Detection in TEM Images.- Watershed Segmentation of Intervertebral Disk and Spinal Canal from MRI Images.- Towards Segmentation of Pedicles on Posteroanterior X-Ray Views of Scoliotic Patients.- Adaptive Mesh Generation of MRI Images for 3D Reconstruction of Human Trunk.- Efficient and Effective Ultrasound Image Analysis Scheme for Thyroid Nodule Detection.- Contour Energy Features for Recognition of Biological Specimens in Population Images.- Processing Random Amplified Polymorphysm DNA Images Using the Radon Transform and Mathematical Morphology.- Applications.- Scale-Adaptive Segmentation and Recognition of Individual Trees Based on LiDAR Data.- Iterative and Localized Radon Transform for Road Centerline Detection from Classified Imagery.- Using Wavelet Transform and Partial Distance Search to Implement kNN Classifier on FPGA with Multiple Modules.- A Framework for Wrong Way Driver Detection Using Optical Flow.- Automated Stroke Classification in Tennis.- Color-Based Road Sign Detection and Tracking.- A New Automatic Planning of Inspection of 3D Industrial Parts by Means of Visual System.- Model-Guided Luminance Range Enhancement in Mixed Reality.- Improving Reliability of Oil Spill Detection Systems Using Boosting for High-Level Feature Selection.- Computer Assisted Transcription for Ancient Text Images.- Methods for Written Ancient Music Restoration.- Suppression of Noise in Historical Photographs Using a Fuzzy Truncated-Median Filter.- Generating Color Documents from Segmented and Synthetic Elements.- Enhancing Document Images Acquired Using Portable Digital Cameras.- A Page Content Independent Book Dewarping Method to Handle 2D Images Captured by a Digital Camera.- 3D Reconstruction of Soccer Sequences Using Non-calibrated Video Cameras.- Automatic Ortho-rectification of ASTER Images by Matching Digital Elevation Models.- A New Pyramidal Approach for the Address Block Location Based on Hierarchical Graph Coloring.- Poultry Skin Tumor Detection in Hyperspectral Reflectance Images by Combining Classifiers.- Intelligent Real-Time Fabric Defect Detection.