International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition

International Conference
on Image Analysis and Recognition

ICIAR 2011
June 22-24, 2011, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Association for Image and Machine Intelligence
International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems - AIS 2011
International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

AIS 2011

June 22-24, 2011
Burnaby, BC, Canada

Program Details

For a general overview of the conference program, please visit the Program Overview page.


  • Wednesday June 22 — 8:00-17:00
  • Thursday June 23 — 8:00-17:00
  • Friday June 24 — 8:00-15:00

Oral Presentations

  • 20 minutes per presentation including questions
  • Computer, data show, and overhead projector are available

Poster Presentations

  • Poster size (max): 44 (height) x 42 (width) inches (111 x 106 cm)

General Information

  • Invited talks: 5 talks
  • Oral presentations: 38 papers
  • Poster presentations: 37 papers
  • Total presentations: 75 papers
  • Total sessions: 11 (8 oral + 3 poster)
Coffee will be served during the afternoon poster sessions.

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ICIAR 2011 Program Details
June 22, 2011 (Wednesday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
8:45   Opening    
9:00   Invited Talk 1:
Distributed Intelligence: A Paradigm Shift
William A. Gruver
Simon Fraser University
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   WED-or-01: Image and Video Processing    
  194 Enhancing Video Denoising Algorithms by Fusion from Multiple Views Kai Zeng, and Zhou Wang Oral
  294 Single Image Example-Based Super-Resolution Using Cross-Scale Patch Matching and Markov Random Field Modelling Tijana Ruzic, Hiep Q. Luong, Aleksandra Pizurica and Wilfried Philips Oral
  249 Background Images Generation based on the Nelder-Mead Simplex Algorithm using the Eigenbackground model Charles-Henri Quivy, Itsuo Kumazawa Oral
  316 Adaptive Non-linear Diffusion in Wavelet Domain Ajay K. Mandava, Emma E. Regentova Oral
  228 A Super Resolution Algorithm to Improve the Hough Transform Chunling Tu, B J van Wyk, K Djouani, A Hamam, S Du Oral
  185 Fusion of Multi-spectral Image Using Non-separable Additive Wavelets for High Spatial Resolution Enhancement Bin Liu, Weijie Liu Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   Invited Talk 2:
Intelligent Pattern Recognition and Applications
Patrick S.P. Wang
Northeastern University Bosto
East China Normal University
15:00   WED-po-01: Poster Session 1     Topic
  293 A Flexible Framework for Local Phase Coherence Computation Rania Hassen, Zhou Wang, and Magdy Salama Poster Image and Video Processing
  300 Wavelet Domain Blur Invariants for 1D Discrete Signals Iman Makaremi, Karl Leboeuf, Majid Ahmadi Poster Image and Video Processing
  215 A class of image metrics based on the structural similarity quality index Dominique Brunet, Edward R. Vrscay, Zhou Wang Poster Image and Video Processing
  192 Classifying Data Considering Pairs of Patients in a Relational Space Siti Mariam Shafie and Maria Petrou Poster Feature Extraction and Pattern Recognition
  287 Steganalysis of LSB Matching based on the statistical analysis of empirical matrix Hamidreza Dastmalchi; Karim Faez Poster Feature Extraction and Pattern Recognition
  231 Infinite Generalized Gaussian Mixture Modeling Tarek Elguebaly and Nizar Bouguila Poster Feature Extraction and Pattern Recognition
  212 Fusion of Elevation Data into Satellite Image Classification using Refined Production Rules Bilal Al Momani , Philip Morrow , Sally McClean Poster Feature Extraction and Pattern Recognition
  257 Statistical Significance Based Graph Cut Segmentation for Shrinking Bias Sema Candemir and Yusuf Sinan Akgul Poster Computer Vision
  179 Visual Tracking using Online Semi-Supervised Learning Meng Gao, Huaping Liu Poster Tracking
  302 Solving Multiple-Target Tracking Using Adaptive Filters B. Cancela, M. Ortega, Manuel G. Penedo, A. Fernández Poster Tracking
  323 Event detection and recognition using Histogram of Oriented Gradients and Hidden Markov Models Chun-hao Wang, Yongjin Wang, Ling Guan Poster Tracking
16:30   WED-or-02: Feature Extraction and Pattern Recognition    
  221 Learning Sparse Features On-line for Image Classification Ziming Zhang, Jiawei Huang, and Ze-Nian Li Oral
  175 Hierarchical Spatial Matching Kernel for Image Categorization Tam T. Le, Yousun Kang, Akihiro Sugimoto, Son T. Tran, Thuc D. Nguyen Oral
  328 Feature Selection for tracker-less human activity recognition Plinio Moreno, Pedro Ribeiro, José Santos-Victor Oral
  205 Classification of Atomic Density Distributions using Scale Invariant Blob Localization Kai Cordes, Oliver Topic, Manuel Scherer, Carsten Klempt, Bodo Rosenhahn, Jörn Ostermann Oral
  284 A graph-kernel method for re-identification Luc Brun, Donatello Conte, Pasquale Foggia, Mario Vento Oral
  177 Automatic recognition of 2D shapes from a set of points Benoît Presles, Johan Debayle, Yvan Maillot, Jean-Charles Pinoli Oral
19:00   Reception    
June 23, 2011 (Thursday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
9:00   Invited Talk 3:
Are We Ready for 3D Video?
Ze-Nian Li
Simon Fraser University
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   THU-or-03: Biometrics and Face Recognition    
  280 A Novel and Efficient Feedback Method for Pupil and Iris Localization Muhammad Talal Ibrahim, Tariq Mehmood, M. Aurangzeb Khan, Ling Guan Oral
  261 Fusion of Multiple Candidate Orientations in Fingerprints En Zhu, Edwin Hancock, Jianping Yin, Jianming Zhang, Huiyao An Oral
  334 Hand Geometry Analysis by Continuous Skeletons Leonid Mestetskiy, Irina Bakina, Alexey Kurakin Oral
  307 A Method for Robust Multispectral Face Recognition Francesco Nicolo, Natalia A. Schmid Oral
  202 Robust Face Recognition after Plastic Surgery Using Local Region Analysis Maria De Marsico, Michele Nappi, Daniel Riccio, Harry Wechsler Oral
  232 Face Recognition on Low Quality Surveillance Images, by Compensating Degradation Shiva Rudrani Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   Invited Talk 4:
Ambient Assistive Living systems for independence and quality of life of seniors
Andrew Sixsmith
Simon Fraser University
15:00   THU-po-02: Poster Session 2     Topic
  234 Structural Fidelity vs. Naturalness - Objective Assessment of Tone Mapped Images Hojatollah Yeganeh, Zhou Wang Poster Image and Video Processing
  246 A Machine Vision Framework for Automated Localization of Microinjection Sites on Low-Contrast Single Adherent Cells Hadi Esmaeilsabzali, Kelly Sakaki, Nikolai Dechev, Robert D. Burke, and Edward J. Park Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  267 Generation of 3D Digital Phantoms of Colon Tissue David Svoboda, Ondřej Homola, Stanislav Stejskal Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  281 3D-Video-fMRI: 3D motion tracking in a 3T MRI environment Jose Maria Fernandes, Sergio Tafula, Joăo Paulo Silva Cunha Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  252 Classification-based segmentation of the region of interest in chromatographic images António V. Sousa, Ana Maria Mendonça, M. Clara Sá-Miranda, Aurélio Campilho Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  322 Fingerprint Verification using Rotation Invariant Feature Codes Muhammad Talal Ibrahim, Yongjin Wang, Ling Guan, A.N. Venetsanopoulos Poster Biometrics
  289 Can Gender be Predicted from Near-Infrared Face Images? Arun Ross and Cunjian Chen Poster Biometrics
  183 Kernel Fusion of Audio and Visual Information for Emotion Recognition Yongjin Wang, Rui Zhang, Ling Guan, A. N. Venetsanopoulos Poster Biometrics
  235 Gender Classification Using a Novel Gait Template: Radon Transform of Mean Gait Energy Image Farhad Bagher Oskuie, Karim Faez Poster Biometrics
  188 Person re-identification using appearance classification Kheir-Eddine AZIZ, Djamal MERAD, Bernard FERTIL Poster Biometrics
  313 Individual Feature–Appearance for Facial Action Recognition Mohamed Dahmane & Jean Meunier Poster Face Recognition
16:30   THU-or-04: Biomedical Applications    
  295 Arabidopsis Thaliana automatic cell file detection and cell length estimation Pedro Quelhas, Jeroen Nieuwland, Walter Dewitte, Ana Maria Mendonca, Jim Murray, Aurelio Campilho Oral
  314 A texture-based probabilistic approach for lung nodule segmentation Olga Zinoveva , Dmitriy Zinovev, Stephen A. Siena, Daniela S. Raicu, Jacob Furst, Samuel G. Armato Oral
  310 Using the Pupillary Reflex as a Diabetes Occurrence Screening Aid Tool through Neural Networks Vitor Yano, Alessandro Zimmer, and Giselle Ferrari Oral
17:30   THU-or-05: Tracking    
  309 Maneuvering Head Motion Tracking by Coarse-to-Fine Particle Filter Yun-Qian Miao, Paul Fieguth and Mohamed S. Kamel Oral
  301 Multi-Camera Relay Tracker Utilizing Color-based Particle Filtering Xiaochen Dai and Shahram Payandeh Oral
  199 From optical flow to tracking objects on movie videos Nhat-Tan Nguyen, Alexandra Branzan-Albu, Denis Laurendeau Oral
19:30   Banquet    
June 24, 2011 (Friday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
9:00   Invited Talk 5:
Technocare System by Robotic Technology
Toshio Fukuda
Nagoya University
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   FRI-or-06: Image Analysis and Computer Vision    
  157 A hybrid representation of imbalanced points for two-layer matching Qi Li Oral
  255 Measuring the Coverage of Interest Point Detectors Shoaib Ehsan, Nadia Kanwal, Adrian F. Clark and Klaus D. McDonald-Maier Oral
  254 Moving Edge Segment Matching for the Detection of Moving Object Mahbub Murshed, Adin Ramirez, and Oksam Chae Oral
  277 Gauss-Laguerre Keypoints Extraction Using Fast Hermite Projection Method Dmitry V. Sorokin, Maxim M. Mizotin, and Andrey S. Krylov Oral
  176 A Higher-Order Model for Fluid Motion Estimation Wei Liu and Eraldo Ribeiro Oral
  268 Dictionary Learning in Texture Classification Mehrdad J. Gangeh, Ali Ghodsi, Mohamed S. Kamel Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   FRI-or-07: Image Compression and Encryption    
  182 Lossless Compression of Satellite Image Sets Using Spatial Area Overlap Compensation Vivek Trivedi, Howard Cheng Oral
  201 Structural similarity-based affine approximation and self-similarity of images revisited Dominique Brunet, Edward R. Vrscay, Zhou Wang Oral
  224 A Fair P2P Scalable Video Streaming Scheme Using Improved Priority Index Assignment and Multi-Hierarchical Topology Xiaozheng Huang, Jie Liang, Yan Ding, Jiangchuan Liu Oral
15:00   FRI-po-03: Poster Session 3     Topic
  312 Phase Congruency based Technique for the Removal of Rain from Video Varun Santhaseelan, Vijayan K. Asari Poster Image and Video Processing
  251 Wide-Baseline Correspondence from Locally Affine Invariant Contour Matching Zhaozhong Wang, Lei Wang Poster Computer Vision
  190 Re-Identification of Visual Targets in Camera Networks: A Comparison of Techniques Dario Figueira and Alexandre Bernardino Poster Computer Vision
  170 Real-Time People Detection in Videos Using Geometrical Features and Adaptive Boosting Pablo Julian Pedrocca and Mohand Saďd Allili Poster Computer Vision
  173 Selecting anchor points for 2D skeletonization Luca Serino, Gabriella Sanniti di Baja Poster Color, texture, motion and shape
  248 Interactive segmentation of 3D images using a region adjacency graph representation Ludovic Paulhac, Jean-Yves Ramel, Tom Renard Poster Color, texture, motion and shape
  216 An algorithm to detect the weak-symmetry of a simple polygon M. Melkemi, F. Cordier, N. Sapidis Poster Color, texture, motion and shape
  298 Spatially variant dimensionality reduction for the visualization of multi/hyperspectral images Steven Le Moan, Alamin Mansouri, Yvon Voisin, Jon Y. Hardeberg Poster Color, texture, motion and shape
  193 A Novel Image Encryption Framework based on Markov Map and Singular Value Decomposition Gaurav Bhatnagar, Q.M. Jonathan Wu and Balasubramanian Raman Poster Image Coding, Compression and Encryption
  271 A self-trainable system for moving people counting by scene partitioning Gennaro Percannella and Mario Vento Poster Applications
  233 Multiple Classifier System for Urban Area’s Extraction from High Resolution Remote Sensing Imagery Safaa M. Bedawi, Mohamed S. Kamel Poster Applications
  272 Crevasse Detection in Antarctica Using ASTER Image Tao Xu, Wen Yang, Lijun Chen, Chunxia Zhou, Zemin Wang Poster Applications
  269 An image processing approach to distance estimation for automated strawberry harvesting Andrew Busch and Phillip Palk Poster Applications
  282 A Database for Offline Arabic Handwritten Text Recognition Sabri A. Mahmoud, Irfan Ahmad, Mohammed AlShayeb, Wasfi G. Al-Khatib Poster Applications
16:30   FRI-or-08: Applications    
  227 Correction of Atmospheric Turbulence Degraded Sequences using Grid Smoothing Rishaad Abdoola, Guillaume Noel, Barend van Wyk and Eric Monacelli Oral
  324 A New Image-Based Method for Event Detection and Extraction of Noisy Hydrophone Data} F. Sattar, P. F. Driessen, and G. Tzanetakis Oral
  187 Detection of Multiple Preceding Cars in Busy Traffic using Taillights. Dr. Rachana A. Gupta and Dr. Wesley Snyder Oral
  332 Road surface marking classification based on a hierarchical Markov model M. Ammar, S. le Hégarat-Mascle, H. Mounier Oral
  211 Affine Illumination compensation on hyperspectral/multiangular remote sensing images Pedro Latorre carmona, Luis Alonso, Jose F. Moreno, Crystal Schaaf, Filiberto Pla Oral
  278 Fingerprint Pattern and Minutiae Fusion in Various Operational Scenarios Azhar Quddus, Ira Konvalinka, Sorin Toda, Daniel Asraf Oral

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