Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing    (VIIP 2008)

September 1 – 3, 2008
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Editor(s): J. J. Villanueva
439 pages
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Track Medical Imaging FreeSubscription
630-036 Wavelet De-Noising and Gradient Enhancement in Biomedical Image Processing
A. Prochzka, E. Hotlkov, and O. Vyata (Czech Republic)
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630-047 Transdermal Measurement of Red Blood Cell Motion in Superficial Capillaries
F. Langeder, A. Winkler, and B.G. Zagar (Austria)
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630-055 Ophthalmologic Image Registration based on Shape-Context: Application to Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) Images
A.R. Chaudhry, J.C. Klein, and E. Parra-Denis (France)
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630-064 Multiple Watermark Embedding and Blind Extraction Scheme in Wavelet-Spatial Domains based on ROI
M.A. Sharkas, O.A. Attallah, and E.F. Badran (Egypt)
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630-103 Enhancement of Skin Tilt Pattern for Lesion Classification
Y. Ding, L. Smith, M. Smith, J. Sun, and R. Warr (UK)
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630-108 Retinal Vessels Extraction using Bit Planes
M.M. Fraz, M.Y. Javed, and A. Basit (Pakistan)
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630-119 Tissue Recognition on Pressure Ulcer Images in Non Controlled Environments
H. Mesa, F.J. Veredas, and L. Morente (Spain)
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630-800 Progress in Acceleration Techniques in Contrast-Enhanced MRA
S.J. Riederer (USA)
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Track Machine Vision FreeSubscription
630-014 Object Detection using Gabor Responses and Texture Information in Low Contrast Infrared Images
S.-G. Sun, S.-S. Park, J.-M. Lee, and Y.-S. Kang (Korea)
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630-019 A Hybrid Method for Segmentation of Multispectral Remote Sensing Images
D. Sastre, N. Snchez, J. Portillo, G. Cisneros, and J.M. Menndez (Spain)
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630-029 Algorithm for Stitching of Video Sequences
B. Keck, S.S.G. Rakash, and U. Zoelzer (Germany)
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630-030 Measuring Railroad Wheel Profiles through Image Processing Technology
J. Figueiredo (Portugal)
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630-031 A Boiler Flame Image Collecting System based on TMS320DM643
J. Wu, R. Duan, W. Gao, and Y. Zhang (PRC)
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630-038 Plane Detection from Monocular Image Sequences
K.R.T. Aires (Brazil), H. de J. Arajo (Portugal), and A.A.D. de Medeiros (Brazil)
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630-058 Optical Character Segmentation from Structured Documents
M. Adornato, C. Scagliola and S. Dellepiane (Italy)
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630-059 Video Layer Extraction and Reconstruction
S. Pelletier, G. Koepfler, and F. Dibos (France)
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630-802 A Multicamera Displacement Measuring System for Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Tests
F. Fossati, F. Martina, D. Rocchi, R. Sala, and A. Basso (Italy)
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Track Visualization FreeSubscription
630-009 High-Performance Visualization Technologies for Giga-Cell Reservoir Simulation
J.A. Pita, N.M. Al-Zamel, and A.H. Dogru (Saudi Arabia)
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630-061 Multiresolution Modeling: A Technique for Efficient Geometry Processing in Real-Time Applications
F. Ramos, M. Chover, and O. Ripolles (Spain)
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630-066 Surface Animations from Time-Varying Volume Data Sets
S. Linden and G. Reis (Germany)
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630-067 Time-Dynamic Volume Visualization of Multimodally Tagged Body Cells
P. Salz and G. Reis (Germany)
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630-068 A Thinning Algorithm for Topologically Correct 3D Surface Reconstruction
L. Tcherniavski and P. Stelldinger (Germany)
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630-070 Visualization of Content and Semantical Relations of Geonotes
I. Jusufi, L. Junuzi, A. Kerren, and M. Milrad (Sweden)
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630-075 Simulation and Real-Time Visualization of Changing Baseline in a Stereo Pair
M. Rodrguez, J. Preciozzi (Uruguay), G. Facciolo (Spain), and A. Almansa (France)
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630-104 Three-Dimension Tsunami Simulation using Binary Representation and Operations
R. Lipikorn, R. Jiratanawat, J. Asavanant (Thailand), and M. Ioualalen (France)
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630-116 Multi-Channel Signal Segmentation and Classification
A. Prochzka, V. Bartoov, and O. Vyata (Czech Republic)
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Track Pattern Analysis and Recognition FreeSubscription
630-012 Machine Vison for Classifying Biological and Biomedical Images
N.V. Orlov, D.M. Eckley, L. Shamir, and I.G. Goldberg (USA)
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630-018 Attack Against a JPEG2000-based Robust Hash for Content Identification
J.Hmmerle-Uhl, G. Laimer, and A. Uhl (Austria)
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630-042 OlVis: A Modular Image Processing Software Architecture and Applications for Micro- and Nanohandling
C. Dahmen, T. Wortmann, and S. Fatikow (Germany)
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630-043 ICA vs. PCA as Preprocessing for Appearance-based Object Recognition
M.A. Vicente and C. Fernández (Spain)
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630-044 Object Detection in Non-Structured Environments with Application to Robot Grasping
C. Fernández and M.A. Vicente (Spain)
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630-048 Recognize and Classify Fish Oocytes in Histological Images
E. Cernadas, P. Carrin, A. Formella, R. Domnguez, and F. Saborido-Rey (Spain)
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630-056 Human Feature Perception as a Complementary Method for Digit Recognition
E. Vzquez-Fernández, H. Gonzlez-Jorge, . Dacal-Nieto, F. Martn, and A. Formella (Spain)
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630-065 Breader: An Interactive Machine Vision System for Recognition of Geometrical and Mathematical Structures
C. Rafael and J. Simo (Portugal)
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630-073 Vehicle Make and Model Identification in Contourlet Domain using Localised Directional Feature Maps
I. Zafar, B.S. Acar, and E.A. Edirisinghe (UK)
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630-076 Parallel Implementation of Skeleton-based Pedestrian Tracking on a Cell Broadband Engine Processor
H. Sugano, T. Shinoda, Y. Nakamura, and R. Miyamoto (Japan)
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630-087 A Boosting Algorithm for Crater Detection
R. Martins, P. Pina, J.S. Marques, and M. Silveira (Portugal)
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630-096 3D Imaging Analysis of Chronic Wounds through Geometry and Temperature Measurements
S. Barone, A. Paoli, and A.V. Razionale (Italy)
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630-097 Unsupervised Plane Data Clustering based on Modified Dirichlet Process Mixture Model Method
E.H. Lim, D. Suter (Australia), and S. Kocbek (Slovenia)
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630-105 RANDOM FORESTS VERSUS SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES: STEM AND CALYX CLASSIFICATION FOR JONAGOLD APPLES
Susan J. Simmons, Devrim Unay, Karl Ricanek Jr., Bernard Gosselin (Belgium)
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630-109 Robust Matching of Images Across Large Viewpoint Changes
C. Ancuti, C.O. Ancuti, and P. Bekaert (Belgium)
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630-110 Performance of Point Similarity Measure in Multitemporal Satellite Images
S. Khairunniza-Bejo, H. Ibrahim, and A.R.M. Shariff (Malaysia)
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630-121 Following Edges Along Scales
V. Bruni, B. Piccoli, and D. Vitulano (Italy)
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630-126 Non-Rigid Registration of Fish Otolith Images
K. Nasreddine, A. Benzinou, and R. Fablet (France)
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Track Image Coding and Compression FreeSubscription
630-025 A Novel Approach for Multimedia Information Hiding using Visual Cryptography
M.H. Abdallah, R.A. Al-Dallah, and R.I. Al-Khalid (Jordan)
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630-039 Image Restoration using Directional Diffusion and Shock Filters
R. Terebes, M. Borda, C. Ludusan, and S. Pop (Romania)
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630-071 Quantization Effect of Symmetric Wavelet Filter Banks for Image Compression
S.-w. Park (USA)
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630-079 Robust Multiple Watermarking in Color Images with Correlation Coefficient Detector
I. Nasir, Y. Weng, J. Jiang, and S. Ipson (UK)
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630-082 A Watermarking Technique for Color Images using Tone Insertion
K. Gopalan (USA)
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630-093 A Blind Image Super-Resolution Method using Complex Recovery Filters
F. Kara and C. Vural (Turkey)
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630-095 Low Complexity Intra Video Coding using Transform Domain Prediction
C. Kim and N.E. O'Connor (Ireland)
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630-113 Holographic Semi-Fragile Watermarking Combined with Asymmetric Cryptography
G.S. Spagnolo and M. De Santis (Italy)
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Track Image Processing FreeSubscription
630-021 Retrieval and Performance Evaluation of Artificially-Produced Images
N. Jamil, T.M.T. Sembok, and Z.A. Bakar (Malaysia)
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630-035 High Precision Camera Calibration with a Depth Dependent Distortion Mapping
T. Hanning (Germany)
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630-072 Impulsive Noise Suppression in Color Imaging using Fuzzy and Vector Directional Techniques
V. Ponomaryov, A. Rosales, and F. Gallegos (Mexico)
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630-086 CBRM: A New Content-based Regional-Matching Image Retrieval Method
A.H. Pilevar and M.T. Pilevar (Iran)
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630-117 Peer Group Filtering Technique for Impulsive Noise Removal in Color Images
B. Smolka (Poland)
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630-118 Image Restoration: Use of AR and IGMRF Priors
N. Khandelwal, N. Gupta, and M.V. Joshi (India)
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630-120 Ultimate Opening Segmentation with Shape Constraints
J. Hernndez and B. Marcotegui (France)
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630-122 Guiding Attention in Information-Rich Virtual Environments
M. Deller, A. Ebert, S. Agne, and D. Steffen (Germany)
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Track Biometrics FreeSubscription
630-028 Multilinear Face Model
K. Yano and K. Harada (Japan)
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630-050 A Methodology for Feature based 3D Face Modelling from Photographs
K.M. Abson, H. Ugail, and S. Ipson (UK)
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630-062 An Improved Graph-Matching Technique for Offline Signature Verification
P. Nemmikanti, N. Jain, and P. Kumar (India)
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630-092 A Look at Biometrics Focused in Iris Recognition
P.J. Whisenhunt and K. Ricanek Jr. (USA)
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630-124 3D Face Recognition based on Machine Learning
S. Qatawneh, S. Ipson, R. Qahwaji, and H. Ugail (UK)
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630-125 A Tutorial on Motion Capture Driven Character Animation
B. Bradwell and B. Li (UK)
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630-132 Stroke Extraction and Stroke Sequence Estimation for Off-Line Signature Verification
B. Kovari, G. Kiss, and H. Charaf (Hungary)
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Track Special Session: Applications of Partial Differential Equations in Geometric Design and Imaging FreeSubscription
630-803 Medial Surface Guided Level Sets for Shape Exaggeration
B.J. Kadlec, H.M. Tufo, and G.A. Dorn (USA)
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630-804 A 3D Structure Tensor Approach to Medial Surface Extraction and Segmentation using Level Sets
B.J. Kadlec and H.M. Tufo (USA)
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630-805 Parametric Representation of Facial Expressions on PDE-based Surfaces
G. Gonzlez Castro, H. Ugail, P. Willis, and Y. Sheng (UK)
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630-806 PDE Face: A Novel 3D Face Model
Y. Sheng, P. Willis, G. Gonzlez Castro, and H. Ugail (UK)
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630-807 Wavelet-based Feature Extraction and Classification for Mammogram Images using RBF and SVM
H. Osta, R. Qahwaji, and S. Ipson (UK)
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630-808 Computerised Representations of the Associations between Solar Features and Activities using Radial Basis Function Networks
R. Qahwaji, M. Al-Omari, T. Colak, and S. Ipson (UK)
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630-809 Visualizing the Shapes Adopted by Fluid Membrances and Vesicles
M.I.G. Bloor and M.J. Wilson (UK)
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630-810 Computation of Curvatures over Discrete Geometry using Biharmonic Surfaces
H. Ugail (UK)
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The topics to be covered include, but are not limited to the following: Rendering * Illumination Models * Volume Rendering * Rendering Algorithms and Systems Modelling * CAD/CAE (Computer Aided Design and Engineering) * Modelling of Natural Phenomena * 3D Object Extraction * Surface Reconstruction * Geometric Algorithms * Computational Geometry Animation * Motion Control and Kinematics * Dynamic Behaviour of Moving Components * Traffic Analysis and Simulation * Character Animation * Facial Animation * Human Figure Animation Image Processing and Analysis * Image Acquisition * Image Manipulation and Compression * Image Synthesis * Pattern Analysis and Recognition * Medical Imaging * Document Analysis Computer Vision * Machine Vision * Object Recognition * Active Vision * Cognitive Vision * Tracking * Face and Gesture Recognition * Biometrics * Image and Semantics Visualization and HMI (Human-Machine Interfaces) * Scientific and Mathematical Visualization * Data Treatment and Visualization * Visual Information Systems * Human-Computer Interaction * Virtual Reality * Holographic Imaging * Visualization and Manipulation of Virtual Objects * Visualization Software * Intelligent Interfaces * Augmented Reality * Intelligent Ambience Applications in all fields including: * Medicine * Geosciences * Astronomy * Ocean Engineering * Communications * Manufacturing * Environmental Sciences

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