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Proceedings 10th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (1990)
Atlantic City, NJ, USA
June 16, 1990 to June 21, 1990
ISBN: 0-8186-2062-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Data and model driven foveation (PDF)

A. Califano , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
R. Kjeldsen , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
R.M. Bolle , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 1-7

Object recognition based on characteristic view classes (PDF)

R. Wang , Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
H. Freeman , Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 8-12

Efficient two dimensional object recognition (PDF)

F. Stein , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
G. Medioni , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 13-17

Combinatorial optimization applied to variable scale 2D model matching (PDF)

J.R. Beveridge , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
R. Weiss , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
E.M. Riseman , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 18-23

Experiments in autonomous navigation (PDF)

C. Fennema , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
A.R. Hanson , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 24-31

Building a 3D world model with a mobile robot: 3D line segment representation and integration (PDF)

Z. Zhang , INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Valbonne, France
O. Faugeras , INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Valbonne, France
pp. 38-42

Trinocular stereo analysis of optical flow (PDF)

H. Tsukune , Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
pp. 43-47

Active vision: 3D from an image sequence (PDF)

A. Shmuel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
M. Werman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
pp. 48-54

Automatic sensor and light source positioning for machine vision (PDF)

S. Yi , Intelligent Syst. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
R.M. Haralick , Intelligent Syst. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
L.G. Shapiro , Intelligent Syst. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 55-59

Using surface model to correct and fit disparity data in stereo vision (PDF)

W. Luo , Dept. Images, Telecom Paris, France
H. Maitre , Dept. Images, Telecom Paris, France
pp. 60-64

Minimum cost aspect classification: a module of a vision algorithm compiler (PDF)

K.S. Hong , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
K. Ikeuchi , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
K.D. Gremban , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 65-69

Curvature consistency improves local shading analysis (PDF)

F.P. Ferrie , Comput. Vision & Robotics Lab., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
J. Lagarde , Comput. Vision & Robotics Lab., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 70-76

Computing characteristic views of quadric-surfaced solids (PDF)

S. Chen , CAIP Center, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
H. Freeman , CAIP Center, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 77-82

Reconstructing shape from shading images under point light source illumination (PDF)

Y. Iwahori , Nagoya Inst. of Technol., Japan
H. Sugie , Nagoya Inst. of Technol., Japan
N. Ishii , Nagoya Inst. of Technol., Japan
pp. 83-87

Shape from shading via the fusion of specular and Lambertian image components (PDF)

J.J. Clark , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
A.L. Yuille , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 88-92

Variations on regularization (PDF)

D. Keren , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
M. Werman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
pp. 93-98

A single-pixel target detection and tracking system (PDF)

G. Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
R.M. Inigo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
E.S. McVey , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 99-103

A Kalman filter approach for accurate 3D motion estimation from a sequence of stereo images (PDF)

S. Lee , Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 104-108

Motion based segmentation (PDF)

S. Peleg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
H. Rom , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
pp. 109-113

Multiframe feature-based motion analysis (PDF)

K. Price , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 114-118

A framework for uncertainty reasoning in hierarchical visual evidence space (PDF)

J. Qian , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
R.W. Ehrich , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 119-124

Shape description from imperfect and incomplete data (PDF)

K. Rao , Texas Instrum., Dallas, TX, USA
pp. 125-129

Recognizing planar curves using curvature-tuned smoothing (PDF)

G. Dudek , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
J.K. Tsotsos , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 130-135

Recovering 3D information from complex aerial imagery (PDF)

Y.C. Hsieh , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
F. Perlant , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
D.M. McKeown , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 136-146

Inferring shape from contour for curved surfaces (PDF)

F. Ulupinar , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Systs., Univ. of Southern Calfornia, Los Angeles, CA, USA
R. Nevatia , Inst. for Robotics & Intelligent Systs., Univ. of Southern Calfornia, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 147-154

On surface curvature computation from level set contours (PDF)

H.T. Tanaka , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Lab., Kyoto, Japan
O. Kling , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Lab., Kyoto, Japan
D.T.L. Lee , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Lab., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 155-160

Panoramic representation of scenes for route understanding (PDF)

J.Y. Zheng , Dept. of Control Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
S. Tsuji , Dept. of Control Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 161-167

A two-stage hybrid approach to the correspondence problem via forward-searching and backward-correcting (PDF)

C.-L. Cheng , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
J.K. Aggarwal , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 173-179

On local detection of moving edges (PDF)

T.-L. Hwang , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
J.J. Clark , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 180-184

A 3-D vision system incorporating solid modeler and geometric reasoning (PDF)

H. Dohi , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Ishizuka , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 185-187

A simple parallel 3D thinning algorithm (PDF)

W. Gong , Lab. Intelligence Artificielle et Anal. d'Images, Noisy-Le-Grand, France
G. Bertrand , Lab. Intelligence Artificielle et Anal. d'Images, Noisy-Le-Grand, France
pp. 188-190

Recognition of the spatial position of industrial 3D-objects using relaxation techniques (PDF)

M. Heuser , Inst. fuer Theor. Nachrichtentech. und Informationsverarbeitung, Hannover Univ., West Germany
C.-E. Liedtke , Inst. fuer Theor. Nachrichtentech. und Informationsverarbeitung, Hannover Univ., West Germany
pp. 191-193

Surface correspondence based on three-dimensional structure inference in animation images (PDF)

M. Shiohara , Fujitsu Lab. Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
T. Gotoh , Fujitsu Lab. Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
Y. Nakagawa , Fujitsu Lab. Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
M. Yoshida , Fujitsu Lab. Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 194-197

Generating non-redundant surface representation of 3D objects using multiple range views (PDF)

M. Soucy , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
D. Laurendeau , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 198-200

A parallel technique for three-dimensional image segmentation (PDF)

S.-P. Liou , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
R.C. Jain , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 201-203

A framework for interpretation of aerial images (PDF)

V. Venkateswar , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
R. Chellappa , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 204-206

An accurate camera calibration for the aerial image analysis (PDF)

J.C. Li , Dept. of Geodetic Sci. & Surveying, Columbus, OH, USA
T. Schenk , Dept. of Geodetic Sci. & Surveying, Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 207-209

An image analysis, application for aerial imagery interpretation (PDF)

P. Garnesson , INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne, France
G. Giraudon , INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne, France
P. Montesinos , INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne, France
pp. 210-212

Spatio-temporal edge focusing (PDF)

E.Z. Tihanyi , IBM Canada Ltd., Toronto, Ont., Canada
pp. 213-216

Estimation of general rigid body motion from a long sequence of images (PDF)

S.-L. Iu , Sch. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
K. Wohn , Sch. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 217-219

Interpretation of line drawings with multiple views (PDF)

D. Lysak , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
R. Kasturi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 220-222

Depth restoration from defocused images using simulated annealing (PDF)

K.V. Prasad , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 227-229

Optimal affine-invariant point matching (PDF)

M.S. Costa , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
R.M. Haralick , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
L.G. Shapiro , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 233-236

Recognizing 3-D objects in needle maps (PDF)

X.Y. Jiang , Inst. fuer Inf., Bern Univ., Switzerland
H. Bunke , Inst. fuer Inf., Bern Univ., Switzerland
pp. 237-239

2-D curve matching using high curvature points: application to stereo vision (PDF)

R. Deriche , INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Valbonne, France
O. Faugeras , INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Valbonne, France
pp. 240-242

Structural matching of multiresolution for stereo vision (PDF)

Chuang Gu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
Le-De Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
pp. 243-245

Calibration of stereo cameras using a non-linear distortion model (CCD sensory) (PDF)

J. Weng , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
P. Cohen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
M. Herniou , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 246-253

Experimental analysis of a number of stereo matching components using LMA (PDF)

C.V. Stewart , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
J.K. MacCrone , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 254-258

Determining stereo correspondences and egomotion from a sequence of stereo images (PDF)

J.-P. Gambotto , MS2I-Signal & Image Process. Lab., Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
pp. 259-262

Detecting wheels of vehicle in stereo images (PDF)

M.K. Leung , Beckman Inst., Urbana, IL, USA
T.S. Huang , Beckman Inst., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 263-267

A 2-D motion estimation algorithm (PDF)

D.S. Kalivas , Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
A. Sawchuk , Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 271-273

Simultaneous multiple optical flow estimation (PDF)

M. Shizawa , NTT Corp., Yokosuka, Japan
K. Mase , NTT Corp., Yokosuka, Japan
pp. 274-278

Automatic learning of structural models for workpiece recognition systems (PDF)

W. Hattich , Fraunhofer-Inst. fuer Inf. und Datenverarbeitung, Karlsruhe, Germany
H. Wandres , Fraunhofer-Inst. fuer Inf. und Datenverarbeitung, Karlsruhe, Germany
pp. 279-281

Knowledge-based understanding of road maps and other line images (PDF)

M. Ilg , IKT/Image Sci. Lab., ETH-Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 282-284

A matching algorithm based on hierarchical primitive structure (PDF)

Xiao-Jun Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
Jie Fu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
Li-De Wu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China
pp. 285-287

Fuzzy quaternion approach to object recognition incorporating Zernike moment invariants (PDF)

K.N. Ngan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 288-290

Shape from textured and shaded surface (PDF)

Y. Choe , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
R.L. Kashyap , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 294-296

Using moments to reduce object recognition to a one-dimensional search (PDF)

M. Lee , Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 300-302

3-D data acquisition by Rainbow Range Finder (PDF)

J. Tajima , NEC Corp., Tokyo, Japan
M. Iwakawa , NEC Corp., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 309-313

A spatio-temporal generalization of Canny's edge detector (PDF)

T. Hwang , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
J.J. Clark , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 314-318

Direct determination of a non-accelerating greylevel scene (PDF)

J. Arnspang , Rijksuniv. te Utrecht, Netherlands
pp. 319-323

Shape from texture and contour by weak isotropy (PDF)

J. Garding , R. Inst. of Technol., Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 324-330

Highlight separation and surface orientations for 3-D specular objects (PDF)

J.-S. Park , Center for Inf. Res., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
J.T. Tou , Center for Inf. Res., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
pp. 331-335

Analyzing oriented textures through phase portraits (PDF)

A.R. Rao , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 336-340

Existence and uniqueness in shape from shading (PDF)

J. Oliensis , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 341-345

Purposive and qualitative active vision (PDF)

J. Aloimonos , Comput. Vision Lab., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 346-360

Modeling, analysis, and visualization of nonrigid object motion (PDF)

T.S. Huang , Coordinated Sci. Lab., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 361-364

Cyclic motion detection using spatiotemporal surfaces and curves (PDF)

M. Allmen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
C.R. Dyer , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 365-370

Statistical analysis of inherent ambiguities in recovering 3-D motion from a noisy flow field (PDF)

G.-S. Young , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
R. Chellappa , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 371-377

Multimodal motion estimation and segmentation using Markov random fields (PDF)

F. Heitz , IRISA/INRIA, Rennes, France
P. Bouthemy , IRISA/INRIA, Rennes, France
pp. 378-383

A direct data approximation based motion estimation algorithm (PDF)

C.H. Debrunner , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
N. Ahuja , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 384-389

Model-based segmentation and estimation of 3D surfaces from two or more intensity images using Markov random fields (PDF)

J. Subrahmonia , Div. of Eng., Brown Univ., Providence, RI, USA
Y.P. Hung , Div. of Eng., Brown Univ., Providence, RI, USA
D.B. Cooper , Div. of Eng., Brown Univ., Providence, RI, USA
pp. 390-397

Small sample size effects in statistical pattern recognition: recommendations for practitioners and open problems (PDF)

S.J. Raudys , Inst. of Math. & Cybern., Acad. of Sci., Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, USSR
pp. 417-423

Orthogonal discriminant analysis for interactive pattern analysis (PDF)

Y. Hamamoto , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
T. Kanaoka , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
S. Tomita , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
pp. 424-427

The design of a nonparametric hierarchical classifier (PDF)

C.-T. Tseng , Eberex Syst. Inc., Fremont, CA, USA
pp. 428-432

Pattern classification using teurons (PDF)

M. Sipper , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Israel
Y. Yeshurun , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Israel
pp. 433-437

Finding natural clusters having minimum description length (PDF)

R.S. Wallace , Sch. of Comput. Eng., Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
T. Kanade , Sch. of Comput. Eng., Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 438-442

Complementary algorithms for the recognition of totally unconstrained handwritten numerals (PDF)

C. Nadal , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
R. Legault , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
C.Y. Suen , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 443-449

Online recognizer for runon handprinted characters (PDF)

T. Fujisaki , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
T.E. Chefalas , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
J. Kim , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
C.C. Tappert , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 450-454

Fitting smooth curves (PDF)

Y.T. Zhou , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 455-459

Online character recognition system using string comparison processor (PDF)

R. Plamondon , Dept. de Genie Electr., Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
F. Nouboud , Dept. de Genie Electr., Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 460-463

A document skew detection method using run-length encoding and the Hough transform (PDF)

S.C. Hinds , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
J.L. Fisher , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
D.P. D'Amato , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
pp. 464-468

Recognition and verification of postcodes in handwritten and hand-printed addresses (PDF)

E. Kabir , Dept. of Electron. Syst. Eng., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
A.C. Downton , Dept. of Electron. Syst. Eng., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
R. Birch , Dept. of Electron. Syst. Eng., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
pp. 469-473

The self-similarity of digital straight lines (PDF)

A.M. Bruckstein , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Technion, Haifa, Israel
pp. 485-490

Drawing image understanding framework using state transition models (PDF)

S. Satoh , Ind. Inst. of Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
Y. Ohsawa , Ind. Inst. of Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Sakauchi , Ind. Inst. of Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 491-495

Extraction of line drawing features for object recognition (PDF)

R. Bergevin , Res. Center for Intelligent Machines, McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
M.D. Levine , Res. Center for Intelligent Machines, McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 496-501

A common framework for image segmentation (PDF)

D. Geiger , Artificial Intelligence Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 502-507

Expected complexity in hierarchical representations for random fields (PDF)

B.G. Mobasseri , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Villanova Univ., PA, USA
pp. 508-512

A multiresolution approach to texture segmentation using neural networks (PDF)

S.R. Yhann , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
T.Y. Young , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL, USA
pp. 513-517

Identification of stochastic textures with multiresolution features and self-organizing maps (PDF)

A. Visa , Lab. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. 518-522

A label error process for discrete relaxation (PDF)

E.R. Hancock , Rutherford Appleton Lab., SERC, Didcot, UK
pp. 523-528

A modeling approach to feature selection (PDF)

J. Sheinvald , IBM, San Jose, CA, USA
B. Dom , IBM, San Jose, CA, USA
W. Niblack , IBM, San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 535-539

Pattern recognition using 3-D moments (PDF)

C.-H. Lo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
H.-S. Don , Dept. of Electr. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 540-544

A highly robust estimator for computer vision (PDF)

X. Zhuang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
pp. 545-550

Understanding multi-articled documents (PDF)

S. Tsujimoto , Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
H. Asada , Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 551-556

An experimental page layout recognition system for office document automatic classification: an integrated approach for inductive generalization (PDF)

F. Esposito , Istituto di Sci. dell'Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
D. Malerba , Istituto di Sci. dell'Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
G. Semeraro , Istituto di Sci. dell'Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
pp. 557-562

An interactive system for the selection of handwritten numeral classes (PDF)

S. Impedovo , Istituto di Sci. dell'Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
G. Dimauro , Istituto di Sci. dell'Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
pp. 563-566

A rule-based system for document image segmentation (PDF)

J.L. Fisher , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
S.C. Hinds , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
D.P. D'Amato , Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA
pp. 567-572

A complexity measure based algorithm for multifont Chinese character recognition (PDF)

S. Zhang , Le Havre Univ., France
B. Taconet , Le Havre Univ., France
A. Faure , Le Havre Univ., France
pp. 573-577

The recognition method for roughly hand-drawn logical diagrams based on hybrid utilization of multi-layered knowledge (PDF)

H. Kato , Dept. of Control Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
S. Inokuchi , Dept. of Control Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 578-582

Segmentation and feature extraction for magnetic resonance brain image analysis (PDF)

I. Kapouleas , Dept. of Radiol., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 583-590

Noise reduction and segmentation in time-varying ultrasound images (PDF)

T. Taxt , Norwegian Comput. Center, Oslo, Norway
A. Lundervold , Norwegian Comput. Center, Oslo, Norway
pp. 591-596

Recognition system for automatic diagnosis of knee ligaments (PDF)

H. Zhi , Instrum. Lab., R. Inst. of Technol., Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 597-602

Tissue-type discrimination in magnetic resonance images (PDF)

D.Y. Amamoto , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
R. Kasturi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 603-607

Application of pattern recognition techniques in ultrasound tissue characterization (PDF)

R. Momenan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
M.H. Loew , Dept. of Electr. Eng., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 608-612

An efficient implementation of decomposable parameter spaces (PDF)

R.W. Taylor , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 613-619

Detecting parameteric curves using the straight line Hough transform (PDF)

D. Pao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
H.F. Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
R. Jayakumar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 620-625

A general approach for parametrizing the Hough transform (PDF)

U. Eckhardt , Inst. fuer Angewandte Math., Hamburg Univ., Germany
pp. 626-630

Randomized Hough transform (RHT) (PDF)

P. Kultanen , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Lappeenranta Univ. of Technol, Finland
pp. 631-635

Metrology in quality control of nuts (PDF)

A. Belaid , Crin-loria Campus Sci., Vandoeuvre-les Nancy, France
pp. 636-638

Line recognition (PDF)

I.J. Cox , AT&T Bell Lab., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
R.A. Boie , AT&T Bell Lab., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
D.A. Wallach , AT&T Bell Lab., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 639-645

Shape contour recognition using moment invariants (PDF)

S.O. Belkasim , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
M. Shridhar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
M. Ahmadi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 649-651

A high-speed algorithm for propagation-type labeling based on block sorting of runs in binary images (PDF)

Y. Shima , Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
T. Murakami , Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
M. Koga , Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
H. Yashiro , Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
H. Fujisawa , Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 655-658

Estimation of cavity centroids and regions of interest in echocardiographic images (PDF)

J.P. Marques de Sa , Fac. of Eng., Oporto Univ., Portugal
A.M.P. Monteiro , Fac. of Eng., Oporto Univ., Portugal
pp. 659-661

Quantifying the unimportance of prior probabilities in a computer vision problem (PDF)

D.B. Sher , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
J.J. Hull , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 662-664

A method for consistent estimation of compact regions for cluster analysis (PDF)

C.A. Murthy , Dept. of Electron. & Commun. Sci., Indian Stat. Inst., Calcutta, India
D.D. Majumder , Dept. of Electron. & Commun. Sci., Indian Stat. Inst., Calcutta, India
pp. 665-667

Some results on feature detection using residual analysis (PDF)

M.-H. Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 668-670

An effective regional descriptor and its application to target recognition (PDF)

Chengke Wu , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Xidian Univ., Xian, China
Xinru Lu , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Xidian Univ., Xian, China
Dongbuo Xiao , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Xidian Univ., Xian, China
Yonghua Jiang , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Xidian Univ., Xian, China
pp. 671-673

Kernel classification rules in the presence of missing values (PDF)

M. Pawlak , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg, Man., Canada
pp. 677-680

Segmentation by minimum length encoding (PDF)

D. Keren , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
R. Marcus , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
M. Werman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
S. Peleg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel
pp. 681-683

Fast tree classifiers (PDF)

Y. Park , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA
J. Sklansky , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA
pp. 684-686

An improved linked pyramid for texture segmentation using the fractal Brownian model (PDF)

E.J. Eijlers , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
E. Backer , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
J.J. Gerbrands , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 687-689

Edge detection with iteratively refined regularization (PDF)

M. Gokmen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
C.C. Li , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 690-693

Thinning in a distributed environment (PDF)

P.C.K. Kwok , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Calgary Univ., Alta., Canada
pp. 694-699

Multi-phase recognition of multifont photoscript Arabic text (PDF)

K. El Gowely , Fac. of Eng., Cairo Univ., Egypt
O. El Dessouki , Fac. of Eng., Cairo Univ., Egypt
A. Nazif , Fac. of Eng., Cairo Univ., Egypt
pp. 700-702

Reading newspaper text (PDF)

S.W. Lam , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
D. Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S.N. Srihari , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 703-705

Discrete relaxation applied to interpretation of technical documents (PDF)

G. Masini , CRIN-INRIA Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
K. Tombre , CRIN-INRIA Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 706-708

New edge detection methods based on exponential filter (PDF)

S. Castan , Paul Sabatier Univ., Toulouse, France
J. Zhao , Paul Sabatier Univ., Toulouse, France
pp. 709-711

Toboggan contrast enhancement for contrast segmentation (PDF)

J. Fairfield , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA, USA
pp. 712-716

Measuring image structures using a multiscale orientation field (PDF)

J.M. Coggins , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 720-722

Medial axis transformation with single-pixel and connectivity preservation using Euclidean distance computation (PDF)

F.Y. Shih , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
C.C. Pu , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 723-725

A computer vision system for analyzing images of rough hardwood lumber (PDF)

T.-H. Cho , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, VA, USA
R.W. Conners , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 726-728

Face recognition using a digital neural network with self-organising capabilities (PDF)

M.A. Kerin , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Electron., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
T.J. Stonham , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Electron., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 738-741

A new piecewise linear classifier (PDF)

H.C. Palm , Norwegian Defence Res. Establ., Kjeller, Norway
pp. 742-744

3D shape classification using the R-transform (PDF)

H.A. Al-Mohamad , Dept. of Syst. Eng., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
pp. 749-754

Constructing a neural network for the interpretation of the species of trees in aerial photographs (PDF)

A.J. Pinz , Inst. of Surveying & Remote Sensing, Univ of Agric., Wien, Austria
H. Bischof , Inst. of Surveying & Remote Sensing, Univ of Agric., Wien, Austria
pp. 755-757

Integrating word level knowledge in text recognition (PDF)

S. Harmalkar , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kanpur, India
R.M.K. Sinha , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kanpur, India
pp. 758-760

Finger image identification method for personal verification (PDF)

M. Takeda , Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
S. Uchida , Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
K. Hiramatsu , Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
T. Matsunami , Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 761-766

Template matching for rhythmic analysis of music keyboard input (PDF)

D. Blostein , Comput. & Inf. Sci., Queen's Univ., Kingston, Ont., Canada
pp. 767-770

An expert system for industrial machine vision (PDF)

Y. Kitamura , Canon Inc., Kawasaki, Japan
H. Sato , Canon Inc., Kawasaki, Japan
H. Tamura , Canon Inc., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 771-774

Expression extraction in virtuoso music performances (PDF)

H. Katayose , Dept. of Contr. Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
T. Fukuoka , Dept. of Contr. Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
K. Takami , Dept. of Contr. Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
S. Inokuchi , Dept. of Contr. Eng., Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 780-784

Color image segmentation with detection of highlights and local illumination induced by inter-reflections (PDF)

R. Bajcsy , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
S.W. Lee , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
A. Leonardis , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 785-790

Fundamentals of true-color image processing (PDF)

R.S. Ledley , Nat. Biomed. Res. Found., Washington, DC, USA
M. Buas , Nat. Biomed. Res. Found., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 791-795

A color classification method for color images using a uniform color space (PDF)

S. Tominaga , Fac. of Eng., Osaka Electro-Commun. Univ., Japan
pp. 803-807

MRF model-based algorithms for image segmentation (PDF)

R.C. Dubes , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
S.G. Nadabar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
C.C. Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 808-814

Image segmentation by shape-directed covers (PDF)

H.S. Baird , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
S.E. Jones , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
S.J. Fortune , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 820-825

Segmentation of geometric signals using robust fitting (PDF)

G. Roth , Nat. Res. Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ont., Canada
pp. 826-831

An object recognition system using stochastic knowledge source and VLSI parallel architecture (PDF)

W.D. Mao , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
S.Y. Kung , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA
pp. 832-836

Dot image matching using local affine transformation (PDF)

T. Wakahara , NTT Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 837-841

Planar curve segmentation for recognition of partially occluded shapes (PDF)

N. Katzir , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Technion, Haifa, Israel
M. Lindebaum , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Technion, Haifa, Israel
M. Porat , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Technion, Haifa, Israel
pp. 842-846

Towards autonomy in active contour models (PDF)

M.-O. Berger , INRIA Lorraine/CRIN, Vandoeuvre, France
R. Mohr , INRIA Lorraine/CRIN, Vandoeuvre, France
pp. 847-851

Polygonal object recognition (PDF)

I. Schreiber , Moise & Frida Eskenasy Inst. of Comput. Sci., Tel-Aviv Univ., Israel
pp. 852-859

Recognition of shapes by statistical modeling of centroidal profile (PDF)

K.-B. Eom , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
J. Park , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 860-864

Regularized polygonal approximation for analysis and interpretation of planar contour figures (PDF)

K. Deguchi , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
S. Aoki , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 865-869

Hausdorf-metric interpretation of convergence in the Matheron topology for binary mathematical morphology (PDF)

E.R. Dougherty , Center for Imaging Sci., Rochester Inst. of Technol., NY, USA
pp. 870-875

Morphological skeleton and shape decomposition (PDF)

J. Xu , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Glassboro State Coll., NJ, USA
pp. 876-880

Analysing the structure of medical images with morphological size distributions (PDF)

S. Behrens , German Cancer Res. Center, Heidelberg, Germany
J. Dengler , German Cancer Res. Center, Heidelberg, Germany
pp. 886-890

Signal characterization from multiscale edges (PDF)

S. Mallat , Courant Inst. of Math. Sci., New York Univ., NY, USA
S. Zhong , Courant Inst. of Math. Sci., New York Univ., NY, USA
pp. 891-896

Automatic shape model acquisition using multiscale segment matching (PDF)

N. Ueda , NTT Corp., Yokosuka, Japan
S. Suzuki , NTT Corp., Yokosuka, Japan
pp. 897-902

The primary raster: a multiresolution image description (PDF)

V. Lacroix , Philips Res. Lab., Brussels, Belgium
pp. 903-907

Multiresolution stereo-a Bayesian approach (PDF)

C. Chang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
S. Chatterjee , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 908-912

Distortion-tolerance curve of the neocognitron with various structures, including pyramid (PDF)

T. Yamaguchi , Inst. for Image Process. & Comput. Graphics, Graz, Austria
pp. 918-922

Scale-based detection of corners of planar curves (PDF)

A. Rattarangsi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
R.T. Chin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 923-930

Optimal, efficient, recursive edge detection filters (PDF)

S. Sarkar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
K.L. Boyer , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 931-936

Estimation of class correlation parameters in images for context classification (PDF)

G.R. Dattatraya , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Richardson, TX, USA
pp. 937-941

Normalized edge detector (PDF)

D.J. Williams , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Stetson Univ., DeLand, FL, USA
pp. 942-946

Robust detection of region boundaries in a sequence of images (PDF)

A. Waks , Image Process. Center, Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
O.J. Tretiak , Image Process. Center, Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 947-952

A probabilistic estimate of clustering (PDF)

V.L. Brailovsky , Sch. of Math. Sci., Tel Aviv Univ., Ramat Aviv, Israel
pp. 953-956
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