Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns: 9th International Conference, CAIP 2001 Warsaw, Poland, September 5-7, 2001 Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, CAIP 2001, held in Warsaw, Poland in September 2001.
The 88 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The book offers topical sections on image indexing, image compression, pattern recognition, medical image processing, motion analysis, augmented reality, industrial applications in various fields, image analysis, and computer vision.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540425137
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 10/16/2001
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #2124
  • Edition description: 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 746
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.49 (d)

Table of Contents

MPEG-7: Evolution or Revolution? 1
The MPEG-7 Visual Description Framework - Concepts, Accuracy, and Applications 2
MPEG-7 Color Descriptors and Their Applications 11
Texture Descriptors in MPEG-7 21
An Overview of MPEG-7 Motion Descriptors and Their Applications 29
MPEG-7 MDS Content Description Tools and Applications 41
Image Retrieval Using Spatial Color Information 53
Lifting-Based Reversible Transforms for Lossy-to-Lossless Wavelet Codecs 61
Coding of Irregular Image Regions by SA DFT 71
Fast PNN Using Partial Distortion Search 77
Near-Lossless Color Image Compression with No Error Accumulation in Multiple Coding Cycles 85
Hybrid Lossless Coder of Medical Images with Statistical Data Modelling 92
A Simple Algorithm for Ordering and Compression of Vector Codebooks 102
MPEG 2-Based Video Coding with Three-Layer Mixed Scalability 110
The Coefficient Based Rate Distortion Model for the Low Bit Rate Video Coding 118
Shape-Adaptive DCT Algorithm - Hardware Optimized Redesign 125
Superquadric-Based Object Recognition 134
Weighted Graph-Matching Using Modal Clusters 142
Discovering Shape Categories by Clustering Shock Trees 152
Feature Selection for Classification Using Genetic Algorithms with a Novel Encoding 161
A Contribution to the Schlesinger's Algorithm Separating Mixtures of Gaussians 169
Diophantine Approximations of Algebraic Irrationalities and Stability Theorems for Polynomial Decision Rules 177
Features Invariant Simultaneously to Convolution and Affine Transformation 183
A Technique for Segmentation of Gurmukhi Text 191
Efficient Computation of Body Moments 201
Genetic Programming with Local Improvement for Visual Learning from Examples 209
Improved Recognition of Spectrally Mixed Land Cover Classes Using Spatial Textures and Voting Classifications 217
Texture Feature Extraction and Classification 228
Today's and Tomorrow's Medical Imaging 236
A New Approach for Model-Based Adaptive Region Growing in Medical Image Analysis 238
Attempts to Bronchial Tumor Motion Tracking in Portal Images during Conformal Radiotherapy Treatment 247
Color Thinning with Applications to Biomedical Images 256
Dynamic Active Contour Model for Size Independent Blood Vessel Lumen Segmentation and Quantification in High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Images 264
Medical Active Thermography - A New Image Reconstruction Method 274
3-D Modeling and Parametrisation of Pelvis and Hip Joint 282
Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Using Spatial ECG Parameters and SPART Method 290
Deformable Contour Based Algorithm for Segmentation of the Hippocampus from MRI 298
Edge-Based Robust Image Registration for Incomplete and Partly Erroneous Data 309
Real Time Segmentation of Lip Pixels for Lip Tracker Initialization 317
Particle Image Velocimetry by Feature Tracking 325
Estimation of Motion through Inverse Finite Element Methods with Triangular Meshes 333
Face Tracking Using the Dynamic Grey World Algorithm 341
Fast Local Estimation of Optical Flow Using Variational and Wavelet Methods 349
A Method to Analyses the Motion of Solid Particle in Oscillatory Stream of a Viscous Liquid 357
An Optimization Approach for Translational Motion Estimation in Log-Polar Domain 365
Tracking People in Sport: Making Use of Partially Controlled Environment 374
Linear Augmented Reality Registration 383
Shape and Position Determination Based on Combination of Photogrammetry with Phase Analysis of Fringe Patterns 391
Automated Acquisition of Lifelike 3D Human Models from Multiple Posture Data 400
Augmented Reality and Semi-automated Landmarking of Cephalometric Radiographs 410
On Restoration of Degraded Cinematic Sequences by Means of Digital Image Processing 419
Vision Based Measurement System to Quantify Straightness Defect in Steel Sheets 427
Positioning of Flexible Boom Structure Using Neural Networks 435
Material Identification Using Laser Spectroscopy and Pattern Recognition Algorithms 443
Scanner Sequence Compensation 451
The Industrial Application of the Irregular 3D-Objects Image Processing in the Compact Reverse Engineering System 457
A Local Algorithm for Real-Time Junction Detection in Contour Images 465
A New Algorithm for Super-Resolution from Image Sequences 473
Flatness Analysis of Three-Dimensional Images for Global Polyhedrization 482
Generalized Morphological Mosaic Interpolation and Its Application to Computer-Aided Animations 493
Openings and Closings by Reconstruction Using Propagation Criteria 502
Multiscale Segmentation of Document Images Using M-Band Wavelets 510
Length Estimation for Curves with [epsilon]-Uniform Sampling 518
Random Walk Approach to Noise Reduction in Color Images 527
Wigner Distributions and Ambiguity Functions in Image Analysis 537
A Markov Random Field Image Segmentation Model Using Combined Color and Texture Features 547
Application of Adaptive Hypergraph Model to Impulsive Noise Detection 555
Estimation of Fusarium Head Blight of Triticale Using Digital Image Analysis of Grain 563
Fast Modified Vector Median Filter 570
Hierarchical Method of Digital Image Segmentation Using Multidimensional Mathematical Morphology 581
Images of Imperfectly Ordered Motifs: Properties, Analysis, and Reconstruction 589
Implementation and Advanced Results on the Non-interrupted Skeletonization Algorithm 601
Object Segmentation of Color Video Sequences 610
Thresholding Image Segmentation Based on the Volume Analysis of Spatial Regions 620
Topographic Feature Identification Based on Triangular Meshes 621
Visual Attention Guided Seed Selection for Color Image Segmentation 630
Theoretical Analysis of Finite Difference Algorithms for Linear Shape from Shading 638
Relational Constraints for Point Distribution Models 646
Shape-from-Shading Using Darboux Smoothing 657
A Novel Robust Statistical Design of the Repeated Genetic Algorithm 668
Binocular Stereo Matching by Local Attraction 676
Characterizations of Image Acquisition and Epipolar Geometry of Multiple Panoramas 684
Interclass Fuzzy Rule Generation for Road Scene Recognition from Colour Images 692
Unsupervised Learning of Part-Based Representations 700
A Comparative Study of Performance and Implementation of Some Area-Based Stereo Algorithms 709
A New Autocalibration Algorithm: Experimental Evaluation 717
An Iconic Classification Scheme for Video-Based Traffic Sensor Tasks 725
Matching in Catadioptric Images with Appropriate Windows, and Outliers Removal 733
Author Index 741
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