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The two volume set LNCS 5875 and LNCS 5876 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Visual Computing, ISVC 2009, held in Las Vegas, NV, USA, in November/December 2009.
The 97 revised full papers and 63 poster papers presented together with 40 full and 15 poster papers of 7 special tracks were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 320 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on computer graphics; visualization; feature extraction and matching; medical imaging; motion; virtual reality; face processing; reconstruction; detection and tracking; applications; and video analysis and event recognition. The 7 additional special tracks address issues such as object recognition; visual computing for robotics; computational bioimaging; 3D mapping, modeling and surface reconstruction; deformable models: theory and applications; visualization enhanced data analysis for health applications; and optimization for vision, graphics and medical imaging: theory and applications.
ST: Object Recognition.- Which Shape Representation Is the Best for Real-Time Hand Interface System?.- Multi-target and Multi-camera Object Detection with Monte-Carlo Sampling.- Spatial Configuration of Local Shape Features for Discriminative Object Detection.- A Bag of Features Approach for 3D Shape Retrieval.- Efficient Object Pixel-Level Categorization Using Bag of Features.- Computer Graphics I.- Relighting Forest Ecosystems.- Cartoon Animation Style Rendering of Water.- Deformable Proximity Queries and Their Application in Mobile Manipulation Planning.- Speech-Driven Facial Animation Using a Shared Gaussian Process Latent Variable Model.- Extracting Principal Curvature Ridges from B-Spline Surfaces with Deficient Smoothness.- Adaptive Partitioning of Vertex Shader for Low Power High Performance Geometry Engine.- Visualization I.- Visualized Index-Based Search for Digital Libraries.- Generation of an Importance Map for Visualized Images.- Drawing Motion without Understanding It.- Image Compression Based on Visual Saliency at Individual Scales.- Fast Occlusion Sweeping.- An Empirical Study of Categorical Dataset Visualization Using a Simulated Bee Colony Clustering Algorithm.- ST: Visual Computing for Robotics.- Real-Time Feature Acquisition and Integration for Vision-Based Mobile Robots.- Matching Planar Features for Robot Localization.- Fast and Accurate Structure and Motion Estimation.- Optical Flow Based Detection in Mixed Human Robot Environments.- Using a Virtual World to Design a Simulation Platform for Vision and Robotic Systems.- Feature Extraction and Matching.- Accurate and Efficient Computation of Gabor Features in Real-Time Applications.- Region Graph Spectra as Geometric Global Image Features.- Robust Harris-Laplace Detector by Scale Multiplication.- Spatial-Temporal Junction Extraction and Semantic Interpretation.- Cross-Correlation and Rotation Estimation of Local 3D Vector Field Patches.- Scene Categorization by Introducing Contextual Information to the Visual Words.- Edge-Preserving Laplacian Pyramid.- Medical Imaging.- Automated Segmentation of Brain Tumors in MRI Using Force Data Clustering Algorithm.- Top-Down Segmentation of Histological Images Using a Digital Deformable Model.- Closing Curves with Riemannian Dilation: Application to Segmentation in Automated Cervical Cancer Screening.- Lung Nodule Modeling – A Data-Driven Approach.- Concurrent CT Reconstruction and Visual Analysis Using Hybrid Multi-resolution Raycasting in a Cluster Environment.- Randomized Tree Ensembles for Object Detection in Computational Pathology.- Human Understandable Features for Segmentation of Solid Texture.- Motion.- Exploiting Mutual Camera Visibility in Multi-camera Motion Estimation.- Optical Flow Computation from an Asynchronised Multiresolution Image Sequence.- Conditions for Segmentation of Motion with Affine Fundamental Matrix.- Motion-Based View-Invariant Articulated Motion Detection and Pose Estimation Using Sparse Point Features.- Robust Estimation of Camera Motion Using Optical Flow Models.- Maximum Likelihood Estimation Sample Consensus with Validation of Individual Correspondences.- Efficient Random Sampling for Nonrigid Feature Matching.- Virtual Reality I.- RiverLand: An Efficient Procedural Modeling System for Creating Realistic-Looking Terrains.- Real-Time 3D Reconstruction for Occlusion-Aware Interactions in Mixed Reality.- Augmenting Exercise Systems with Virtual Exercise Environment.- Codebook-Based Background Subtraction to Generate Photorealistic Avatars in a Walkthrough Simulator.- JanusVF: Adaptive Fiducial Selection.- Natural Pose Generation from a Reduced Dimension Motion Capture Data Space.- ST: Computational Bioimaging.- Segmentation of Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells Nuclei within 3-D Neurospheres.- Deconvolving Active Contours for Fluorescence Microscopy Images.- Image Registration Guided by Particle Filter.- Curve Enhancement Using Orientation Fields.- Lighting-Aware Segmentation of Microscopy Images for In Vitro Fertilization.- Fast 3D Reconstruction of the Spine Using User-Defined Splines and a Statistical Articulated Model.- Computer Graphics II.- High-Quality Rendering of Varying Isosurfaces with Cubic Trivariate C 1-Continuous Splines.- Visualizing Arcs of Implicit Algebraic Curves, Exactly and Fast.- Fast Cube Cutting for Interactive Volume Visualization.- A Statistical Model for Daylight Spectra.- Reducing Artifacts between Adjacent Bricks in Multi-resolution Volume Rendering.- Height and Tilt Geometric Texture.- ST: 3D Mapping, Modeling and Surface Reconstruction.- Using Coplanar Circles to Perform Calibration-Free Planar Scene Analysis under a Perspective View.- Parallel Poisson Surface Reconstruction.- 3D Object Mapping by Integrating Stereo SLAM and Object Segmentation Using Edge Points.- Photometric Recovery of Ortho-Images Derived from Apollo 15 Metric Camera Imagery.- 3D Lunar Terrain Reconstruction from Apollo Images.- Factorization of Correspondence and Camera Error for Unconstrained Dense Correspondence Applications.- Face Processing.- Natural Facial Expression Recognition Using Dynamic and Static Schemes.- Facial Shape Recovery from a Single Image with an Arbitrary Directional Light Using Linearly Independent Representation.- Locating Facial Features and Pose Estimation Using a 3D Shape Model.- A Stochastic Method for Face Image Super-Resolution.- A Framework for Long Distance Face Recognition Using Dense - and Sparse-Stereo Reconstruction.- Reconstruction I.- Multi-view Reconstruction of Unknown Objects within a Known Environment.- Accurate Real-Time Disparity Estimation with Variational Methods.- Real-Time Parallel Implementation of SSD Stereo Vision Algorithm on CSX SIMD Architecture.- Revisiting the PnP Problem with a GPS.- On Using Projective Relations for Calibration and Estimation in a Structured-Light Scanner.- Depth from Encoded Sliding Projections.- ST: Deformable Models: Theory and Applications.- A New Algorithm for Inverse Consistent Image Registration.- A 3D Active Surface Model for the Accurate Segmentation of Drosophila Schneider Cell Nuclei and Nucleoli.- Weight, Sex, and Facial Expressions: On the Manipulation of Attributes in Generative 3D Face Models.- Contrast Constrained Local Binary Fitting for Image Segmentation.- Modeling and Rendering Physically-Based Wood Combustion.- A Unifying View of Contour Length Bias Correction.- ST: Visualization Enhanced Data Analysis for Health Applications.- A Novel Method for Enhanced Needle Localization Using Ultrasound-Guidance.- Woolz IIP: A Tiled On-the-Fly Sectioning Server for 3D Volumetric Atlases.- New Scalar Measures for Diffusion-Weighted MRI Visualization.- Automatic Data-Driven Parameterization for Phase-Based Bone Localization in US Using Log-Gabor Filters.- Wavelet-Based Representation of Biological Shapes.- Detection of Unusual Objects and Temporal Patterns in EEG Video Recordings.- Virtual Reality II.- DRONE: A Flexible Framework for Distributed Rendering and Display.- Efficient Strategies for Acceleration Structure Updates in Interactive Ray Tracing Applications on the Cell Processor.- Interactive Assembly Guide Using Augmented Reality.- V-Volcano: Addressing Students’ Misconceptions in Earth Sciences Learning through Virtual Reality Simulations.- A Framework for Object-Oriented Shader Design.- Ray Traced Virtual Reality.- ST: Optimization for Vision, Graphics and Medical Imaging: Theory and Applications.- Stochastic Optimization for Rigid Point Set Registration.- Multi-label MRF Optimization via a Least Squares s???t Cut.- Combinatorial Preconditioners and Multilevel Solvers for Problems in Computer Vision and Image Processing.- Optimal Weights for Convex Functionals in Medical Image Segmentation.- Adaptive Contextual Energy Parameterization for Automated Image Segmentation.- Approximated Curvature Penalty in Non-rigid Registration Using Pairwise MRFs.