Foggia, Pasquale, Sansone, Carlo, Vento, Mario (Eds.)
2009, XX, 1056 p.
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, ICIAP 2009, held in Vietri sul Mare, Italy, in September 2009.
The 107 revised full papers presented together with 3 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 168 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on computer graphics and image processing, low and middle level processing, 2D and 3D segmentation, feature extraction and image analysis, object detection and recognition, video analysis and processing, pattern analysis and classification, learning, graphs and trees, applications, shape analysis, face analysis, medical imaging, and image analysis and pattern recognition.
Invited Talks.- Learning with Missing or Incomplete Data.- Image Analysis and Machine Learning: How to Foster a Stronger Connection?.- Computer Analysis of Lighting in Realist Master Art: Current Methods and Future Challenges.- Contest Session.- First International Fingerprint Liveness Detection Competition—LivDet 2009.- Computer Graphics and Image Processing.- SVR-Based Jitter Reduction for Markerless Augmented Reality.- Re-photography and Environment Monitoring Using a Social Sensor Network.- Region-Based Illuminant Estimation for Effective Color Correction.- Low and Middle Level Processing.- A New Technique for Image Magnification.- Nonlocal Similarity Image Filtering.- FESID: Finite Element Scale Invariant Detector.- 2D and 3D Segmentation.- Conditions for Segmentation of 2D Translations of 3D Objects.- Segmentation of Wood Fibres in 3D CT Images Using Graph Cuts.- Semantic-Based Segmentation and Annotation of 3D Models.- Feature Extraction and Image Analysis.- Reducing Keypoint Database Size.- Automatic Estimation of the Inlier Threshold in Robust Multiple Structures Fitting.- Integration of Contextual Information in Online Handwriting Representation.- Object Detection and Recognition.- Plant Leaf Identification Using Multi-scale Fractal Dimension.- Detection of a Hand Holding a Cellular Phone Using Multiple Image Features.- Object Detection by Estimating and Combining High-Level Features.- Video Analysis and Processing.- Video Event Classification Using Bag of Words and String Kernels.- Video Sequences Association for People Re-identification across Multiple Non-overlapping Cameras.- Shadow Removal in Outdoor Video Sequences by Automatic Thresholding of Division Images.- Pattern Analysis and Classification.- A New Generative Feature Set Based on Entropy Distance for Discriminative Classification.- A Hybrid Approach Handling Imbalanced Datasets.- Nonlinear Embedded Map Projection for Dimensionality Reduction.- Learning.- A Riemannian Self-Organizing Map.- Towards a Theoretical Framework for Learning Multi-modal Patterns for Embodied Agents.- The Impact of Reliability Evaluation on a Semi-supervised Learning Approach.- Graphs and Trees.- On the Training Patterns Pruning for Optimum-Path Forest.- Learning Class Specific Graph Prototypes.- Tree Covering within a Graph Kernel Framework for Shape Classification.- Applications.- Vision-Based Markerless Gaming Interface.- Quality Assessment of the MPEG-4 Scalable Video CODEC.- An Automatic Method for Counting Annual Rings in Noisy Sawmill Images.- A License Plate Extraction Algorithm Based on Edge Statistics and Region Growing.- Boat Speed Monitoring Using Artificial Vision.- Theia: Multispectral Image Analysis and Archaeological Survey.- A Self-updating Multiexpert System for Face Identification.- Characterisation of Retinal Feature Points Applied to a Biometric System.- Coastline Detection from SAR Images by Level Set Model.- Wavelet-Based Feature Extraction for Handwritten Numerals.- A Texture Based Shoe Retrieval System for Shoe Marks of Real Crime Scenes.- Encephalic NMR Tumor Diversification by Textural Interpretation.- Pathnodes Integration of Standalone Particle Filters for People Tracking on Distributed Surveillance Systems.- On Improving the Efficiency of Eigenface Using a Novel Facial Feature Localization.- Semiotic Design of a Hypermedia for Cultural Heritage.- An Experimental Analysis of the Relationship between Biometric Template Update and the Doddington’s Zoo: A Case Study in Face Verification.- Similarity Searches in Face Databases.- Vision-Based Motion Capture of Interacting Multiple People.- Probabilistic Corner Detection for Facial Feature Extraction.- License Plate Detection and Character Recognition.- Towards a Subject-Centered Analysis for Automated Video Surveillance.- Geometric-Aligned Cancelable Fingerprint Templates.- A Hybrid Approach to Land Cover Classification from Multi Spectral Images.- Improving the Accuracy of a Score Fusion Approach Based on Likelihood Ratio in Multimodal Biometric Systems.- A 3D Scanner for Transparent Glass.- Red Eye Detection through Bag-of-Keypoints Classification.- A New Large Urdu Database for Off-Line Handwriting Recognition.- Object Matching in Distributed Video Surveillance Systems by LDA-Based Appearance Descriptors.- Analysis and Classification of Crithidia Luciliae Fluorescent Images.- Confidence Measures for Error Correction in Interactive Transcription Handwritten Text.- On the Quantitative Estimation of Short-Term Aging in Human Faces.- 3D Neural Model-Based Stopped Object Detection.- A New Linguistic-Perceptual Event Model for Spatio-Temporal Event Detection and Personalized Retrieval of Sports Video.- Towards Protein Interaction Analysis through Surface Labeling.- A Semi-automated Method for the Measurement of the Fetal Nuchal Translucency in Ultrasound Images.- Video Background Segmentation Using Adaptive Background Models.- Shape Analysis.- A New Algorithm for Polygonal Approximation Based on Ant Colony Optimization.- Recognition of Occluded Shapes Using Size Functions.- Discrete Distortion for Surface Meshes.- Face Analysis.- Webcam-Based Visual Gaze Estimation.- Real-Time Probabilistic Tracking of Faces in Video.- A Robust Iris Localization Model Based on Phase Congruency and Least Trimmed Squares Estimation.- Medical Imaging.- Shape-Based Classification of 3D Head Data.- Sudden Changes Detection in WCE Video.- Denoising of Digital Radiographic Images with Automatic Regularization Based on Total Variation.- Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition.- A Real-Time Occlusion Aware Hardware Structure for Disparity Map Computation.- A Graph-Based Approach for Shape Skeleton Analysis.- Reconnecting Broken Ridges in Fingerprint Images.- Optimum Sensors for ‘Chromaticity’ Constancy in the Pixel.- An Improved Adaptive Smoothing Method.- Objective Quality Assessment Measurement for Typhoon Cloud Image Enhancement.- Fuzzy Smoothed Composition of Local Mapping Transformations for Non-rigid Image Registration.- Many-to-Many Matching under the l 1 Norm.- Evaluation of a Foreground Segmentation Algorithm for 3D Camera Sensors.- Image Quality Assessment Based on Multi-scale Geometric Analysis.- Connected Component Labeling Techniques on Modern Architectures.- Estimation of Object Position Based on Color and Shape Contextual Information.- Hallucinating Faces: Global Linear Modal Based Super-Resolution and Position Based Residue Compensation.- Joint Affine and Illumination Estimation Using Scale Manipulation Features.- Real-Time Descriptorless Feature Tracking.- Adaptive Sharpening with Overshoot Control.- Applying Visual Object Categorization and Memory Colors for Automatic Color Constancy.- Anomaly-Based Detection of IRC Botnets by Means of One-Class Support Vector Classifiers.- Detection of Duplicated Regions in Tampered Digital Images by Bit-Plane Analysis.- Color Features Performance Comparison for Image Retrieval.- An Adaptive Technique for Accurate Feature Extraction from Regular and Irregular Image Data.- Processing Hexagonal Images in a Virtual Environment.- Pixel Coverage Segmentation for Improved Feature Estimation.- A Generic Method of Line Matching for Central Imaging Systems under Short-Baseline Motion.- Reconstructing 3D Facial Shape Using Spherical Harmonics.- Retinex Combined with Total Variation for Image Illumination Normalization.- A Color-Based Interest Operator.- An Evaluation of Scale and Noise Sensitivity of Fibre Orientation Estimation in Volume Images.- Real-Time Online Video Object Silhouette Extraction Using Graph Cuts on the GPU.- On a New Measure of Classifier Competence Applied to the Design of Multiclassifier Systems.- Multi-class Binary Symbol Classification with Circular Blurred Shape Models.- A Novel Recognition Approach for Sketch-Based Interfaces.- Simultaneous Document Margin Removal and Skew Correction Based on Corner Detection in Projection Profiles.- Dense Two-Frame Stereo Correspondence by Self-organizing Neural Network.- Towards a Linear Combination of Dichotomizers by Margin Maximization.