International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition

International Conference
on Image Analysis and Recognition

ICIAR 2012
June 25-27, 2012, Aveiro, Portugal
Association for Image and Machine Intelligence
International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems - AIS 2012
International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

AIS 2012

June 25-27, 2012
Aveiro, Portugal

Program Details

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


  • Monday June 25 — 8:00-17:00
  • Tuesday June 26 — 8:00-17:00
  • Wednesday June 27 — 8:00-15:00

General Information

  • Invited talks: 4 talks
  • Oral presentations: 40 papers
  • Poster presentations: 59 papers
  • Total presentations: 99 papers
  • Total sessions: 13 (10 oral + 3 poster)

Oral Presentations

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

Poster Presentations

  • Poster size (max): width = 85 cm; height = 115 cm
Coffee will be served during the afternoon poster sessions.

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ICIAR 2012 Program Details
June 25, 2012 (Monday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
8:45   Opening    
9:00   Invited Talk 1:
Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers of Cardiovascular and Neurodegenerative Disease
Wiro Nissen
Delft University of Technology
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   MON-or-01: Biomedical Image Analysis    
  176 A Segmentation Model and Application to  Endoscopic Images  Isabel N. Figueiredo, Juan Carlos Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, and  Pedro N. Figueiredo  Oral
  260 Segmentation and Detection of Colorectal Polyps using Local Polynomial Approximation Filipe Condessa, José Bioucas-Dias Oral
  273 Supervised Content Based Image Retrieval from Radiology Reports José Ramos, Thessa Kockelkorn, Bram van Ginneken, Max Viergever, Rui Ramos, Aurélio Campilho Oral
  288 Automatic Lane Detection in Chromatography Images Bruno M. Moreira, António V. Sousa, Ana M. Mendonça, Aurélio C. Campilho Oral
  387 An illumination model of the trachea appearance in videobronchoscopy images Carles Sánchez , Javier Sánchez , Antoni Rosell and Debora Gil Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   MON-or-2: Biomedical Image Processing    
  208 Function-valued mappings, total variation and compressed sensing for diffusion MRI O. Michailovich, D. La Torre and E.R. Vrscay Oral
  309 Non-Rigid Diffeomorphic Image Registration of Medical Images using Polynomial Expansion Daniel Forsberg, Mats Andersson and Hans Knutsson Oral
  410 Dental X-ray Image Segmentation and Object Detection Based on Local Phase Congruency F. Sattar and F. O. Karray Oral
15:00   MON-po-01: Poster Session 1    
  195 Pedicle detection in planar radiographs based on image descriptors Pedro Cunha, Daniel C. Moura, and Jorge G. Barbosa Poster
  205 A Unifying Framework for Correspondence-less Linear Shape Alignment Zoltan Kato Poster
  213 Ensemble classification system applied to retinal vessel segmentation on child images containing various vessel profiles M. M. Fraz, P. Remagnino, A. Hoppe, B. Uyyanonvara, A. R. Rudnicka, C. G. Owen, S. A. Barman Poster
  231 Structure from Motion Based Approaches to 3D Reconstruction in Minimal Invasive Laparoscopy Andrés F. Mármol Vélez, Jan Marek Marcinczak, and Rolf-Rainer Grigat Poster
  249 Fast Segmentation of Retinal Blood Vessels using a Deformable Contour Model Maria J. Carreira, Lucia Espona, Manuel G. Penedo, Antonio Mosquera Poster
  254 Automatic localization of the optic disc in retinal images based on the entropy of vascular directions Ana Maria Mendonça, Filipe Cardoso, António V. Sousa, Aurélio Campilho Poster
  274 Adaptive Windowing for Optimal Visualization of Medical Images Based on a Structural Fidelity Measure Hojatollah Yeganeh, Zhou Wang, Edward R. Vrscay Poster
  283 A precise ellipse fitting method for noisy data Dilip K. Prasad, Chai Quek, Maylor K.H. Leung Poster
  306 Shape Reconstruction From An Unorganized Point Cloud With Outliers Yvan Maillot, Benoît Presles, Johan Debayles Poster
  325 Lung tumor segmentation using electric flow lines for graph cuts Christian Hollensen, George Cannon, Donald Cannon, Søren Bentzen, Rasmus Larsen Poster
  332 Segmentation and Analysis of the Oral and Nasal Cavities from MR Time Sequences Samuel Silva, Paula Martins, Catarina Oliveira, Augusto Silva, António Teixeira Poster
  333 Segmenting Multiple Sclerosis Lesions using a Spatially Constrained K-Nearest Neighbour approach Mark Lyksborg, Rasmus Larsen, Per Soelberg Sørensen, Morten Blinkenberg, Ellen Garde, Hartwig R. Siebner, Tim Bjørn Dyrby Poster
  334 Separability analysis of color classes on dermoscopic images Cátia S. P. Silva; André R. S. Marcal; Marta Pereira; Teresa Mendonça; Jorge Rozeira Poster
  347 Class-Specific Mahalanobis Distance Metric Learning for Biological Image Classification B.S. Shajee Mohan, C. Chandra Sekhar Poster
  352 Hemoglobin and Melanin Quantification on Skin Images Hao GONG and Michel DESVIGNES Poster
  354 Descriptive Image Feature for Object Detection in Medical Images Fabian Lecron, Mohammed Benjelloun, and Saïd Mahmoudi Poster
  372 Automatic Internal Segmentation of Caudate Nucleus for Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Laura Igual, Joan Carles Soliva, Roger Gimeno, Sergio Escalera, Oscar Vilarroya, and Petia Radeva Poster
  382 Denoising 3D medical images using a second order variational model and wavelet shrinkage Minh-Phuong Tran, Renaud Péteri, Maitine Bergounioux Poster
  385 A non-heuristic dominant point detection based on suppression of break points Dilip K. Prasad, Chai Quek, Maylor K.H. Leung Poster
16:30   MON-or-03: Retinal Image Analysis    
  153 Detection of Retinal Vascular Bifurcations by Rotation- and Scale-Invariant COSFIRE Filters George Azzopardi and Nicolai Petkov Oral
  230 The significance of the vessel registration for a reliable computation of arteriovenous ratio S. G. Vázquez, N. Barreira, M. G. Penedo, M. Rodríguez-Blanco Oral
  346 Automatic Cup-to-Disc Ratio Estimation using Active Contours and Color Clustering in Fundus Images for Glaucoma Diagnosis Irene Fondón, Francisco Núñez, Mercedes Tirado, Soledad Jiménez, Pedro Alemany, Qaisar Abbas, Carmen Serrano and Begoña Acha Oral
  386 Automatic Detection of Optic Disc from Retinal Fundus Images using Dynamic Programming Qaisar Abbas, Irene Fondón, Soledad Jiménez, Pedro Alemany Oral
  391 3D Retinal Vascular Network from Optical Coherence Tomography Data Pedro Guimarães, Pedro Rodrigues, Pedro Serranho, Rui Bernardes Oral
19:00   Reception    
June 26, 2012 (Tuesday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
9:00   Invited Talk 2:
Exploratory Data Analysis in Dynamic Environments
Rudolf Kruse
University of Magdeburg
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   TUE-or-04: Clustering and Classification    
  182 Localized Graph-based Feature Selection for Clustering Zhihong Zhang and Edwin R. Hancock Oral
  270 Hierarchical Classification-based Region Growing (HCBRG): A Collaborative Approach for Object Segmentation and Classification Aymen Sellaouti , Atef Hamouda , Aline Deruyver  , and Cédric Wemmert  Oral
  299 Determining the Number of Clusters with Rate-Distortion Curve Modeling Alexander Kolesnikov, Elena Trichina Oral
  341 k-Nearest Neighbor Classification using Dissimilarity Increments Helena Aidos, Ana Fred Oral
  211 DOGI : an Annotation System for Images of Dog Breeds Antonios Dimas, Pyrros Koletsis, Euripides G.M. Petrakis Oral
  378 A new Multi-Camera based Facial Expression Analysis Concept Robert Niese, Ayoub Al-Hamadi, Bernd Michaelis Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   Invited Talk 3:
Applications of 3D Sensing to Novel Problems
Bob Fisher
Edinburgh University
United Kingdom
15:00   TUE-po-02: Poster Session 2    
  156 Using permutation tests to study how the dimensionality, the number of classes, and the number of samples affect classification analysis Mohammed Sadeq Al-Rawi and João Paulo Silva Cunha Poster
  162 Implementation of HDR Photographic Pipeline in Mobile Devices Radoslaw Mantiuk, Michal Cichowicz, and Miloslaw Smyk Poster
  165 Clustering-based feature selection for content based remote sensing image retrieval Shijin Li, Jiali Zhu, Jun Feng, and Dingsheng Wan Poster
  169 Heuristic and Voxel-Based Signature for Hand Posture Recognition Using a Range Camera Hervé Lahamy , Derek Lichti Poster
  181 A Central Reconstruction Based Strategy for Selecting Projection Angles in Binary Tomography Péter Balázs and Kees Joost Batenburg Poster
  183 3D-2D Laser Range Finder calibration using a conic based geometry shape Miguel Almeida, Paulo Dias, Miguel Oliveira, Vítor Santos Poster
  190 A Markovian Engine for Text Recognition: Cursive Arabic Text, Statistical Features and Interconnected HMMs M S Khorsheed and H Alomari Poster
  223 Vortex tracking in high density vector fields Clément Guérin, Petra Gomez-Krämer, Michel Ménard, Damien Coisne Poster
  227 Rectangular Discrete Radon Transform for buildings extraction from high resolution satellite images ELOUEDI Ines, HAMMOUDA Atef, ROJBANI Hmida Poster
  229 Hand Detection and Tracking Using the Skeleton of the Blob for Medical Rehabilitation Applications Pedro Gil-Jiménez, Beatriz Losilla-López, Rafael Torres-Cueco, Aurelio Campilho and Roberto López-Sastre Poster
  233 Real-Time Spherical Harmonics Based Subsurface Scattering Anna Tomaszewska, Krzysztof Stefanowski Poster
  258 Cervical cell classification based exclusively on nucleus features Marina E. Plissiti and Christophoros Nikou Poster
  307 Analysis of whole slide images of equine tendinopathy M. Toutain, O. Lézoray, F. Audigié, V. Busoni, G. Rossi, F. Parillo, A. Elmoataz Poster
  324 Comparison of Methods for Splitting of Touching and Overlapping Macrophages in Fluorescent Micrographs Christian Held, Jens Wenzel, Roland Lang, Ralf Palmisano, Thomas Wittenberg Poster
  342 Cast Shadow Detection based on Semi-Supervised Learning Salma Kammoun Jarraya, Rania Rebai Boukhriss, Mohamed Hammami and Hanene Ben-Abdallah Poster
  345 An A-contrario Approach for Obstacle Detection in Assistance Driving Systems Moez Ammar, Sylvie Le Hégarat-Mascle, Marius Vasiliu and Hugues Mounier Poster
  351 Generation of Synthetic Image Datasets for Time-Lapse Fluorescence Microscopy David Svoboda, Vladimír Ulman Poster
  356 Automatic Photoreceptor Detection in In-vivo Adaptive Optics Retinal Images: Statistical Validation Kevin Loquin, Isabelle Bloch, Kiyoko Nakashima, Florence Rossant, Pierre-Yves Boelle, Michel Paques Poster
  361 Evaluation of Similarity Functions in Multimodal Stereo Fernando Barrera, Felipe Lumbreras and Angel D. Sappa Poster
  373 Depth Information in Human Gait Analysis: an Experimental Study on Gender Recognition Ricard Borràs, Agata Lapedriza and Laura Igual Poster
  403 An unbiased and intervoxel watershed algorithm for 3D   image segmentation Fabien Baldacci Poster
  409 Clustering through SOM consistency Nicolau Gonçalves and Ricardo Vigário Poster
16:30   TUE-or-05: 3D Imaging    
  175 Go With The Flow: Hand Trajectories in 3D via Clustered Scene Flow Simon Hadfield, Richard Bowden Oral
  179 Mathematical models for the calibration of cameras mounted on a tripod using primitive tracking L. Alvarez, P. Henriquez, L. Mazorra Oral
  358 Cortical multiscale line-edge disparity model J.M.F. Rodrigues, J.A. Martins, R. Lam and J.M.H. du Buf Oral
17:30   TUE-or-06: Cell Detection and Modelling    
  204 Curvelet-based Texture Description to Classify Intact and Damaged Boar Spermatozoa Victor Gonzalez-Castro, Enrique Alegre, Oscar Garcia-Olalla, Diego Garcia-Ordas, Maria Teresa Garcia-Ordas, and Laura Fernandez-Robles  Oral
  326 Segmentation of Muscle Fibres in Fluorescence Microscopy Images Aurora Sáez, Adoración Montero-Sánchez, Luis M. Escudero, Begoña Acha, and Carmen Serrano Oral
  370 Automatic assessment of Leishmania infection indexes on in vitro macrophage cell cultures Pedro Leal, Luís Ferro, Marco Marques, Susana Romão, Tânia Cruz, Ana M. Tomás, Helena Castro, Pedro Quelhas Oral
19:30   Banquet    
June 27, 2012 (Wednesday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
9:00   Invited Talk 4:
Hyperspectral Image Processing
Bioucas Dias
Instituto Superior Técnico
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   WED-or-07: Image Processing and Analysis    
  184 Color Correction using 3D Gaussian Mixture Models Miguel Oliveira and Angel D. Sappa and Vitor Santos Oral
  219 Biologically Motivated Local Contextual Modulation Improves Low-level Visual Feature Representations Xun Shi, Neil D. B. Bruce, John K. Tsotsos Oral
  300 On the Detection of Unknown Locally Repeating Patterns in Images Diogo Pratas and Armando J. Pinho Oral
11:30   WED-or-08: Motion Analysis and Tracking    
  383 Error Analysis for Lucas-Kanade Based Schemes Patricia Márquez-Valle, Debora Gil and Aura Hernàndez-Sabaté Oral
  398 Real Time Semi-Dense Point Tracking Matthieu Garrigues and Antoine Manzanera Oral
  399 Gaussian propagation model based dense optical flow for objects tracking Houssam Salmane, Yassine Ruichek, Louahdi Khoudour Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   WED-or-09: Applications    
  285 Model-based Ambient Occlusion for Inverse Rendering Oswald Aldrian and William A. P. Smith Oral
  297 Compression of Whole Genome Alignments Using a Mixture of Finite-Context Models Luís M. O. Matos, Diogo Pratas, and Armando J. Pinho Oral
  417 Extraction of leaf parts by image analysis Olfa Mzoughi, Itheri Yahiaoui, Nozha Boujemaa Oral
15:00   WED-po-03: Poster Session 3    
  206 Max and min values of the structural similarity function S(x,a) on the L2 sphere S_R(a) D. Glew and E.R. Vrscay Poster
  207 Self-similarity of images in the wavelet domain in terms of L2 and structural similarity (SSIM) D. Glew and E.R. Vrscay Poster
  218 Dense and Sparse Optic Flows Aggregation for Accurate Motion Segmentation in Monocular Video Sequences Mihai Fagadar-Cosma, Vladimir-Ioan Cretu, Mihai Victor Micea Poster
  221 Image Segmentation of Vickers Indentations using Shape from Focus Michael Gadermayr, Andreas Uhl Poster
  236 Blind Noise Level Detection Anna Tomaszewska Poster
  237 Arabic Bank Check Analysis and Zones Extraction Irfan Ahmad and Sabri A. Mahmoud Poster
  266 A statistical operator for detecting weak edges in low contrast images Ajay Mittal, Sanjeev Sofat, Edwin Hancock, Stephane Mousset Poster
  277 Combining Face with Face-part Detectors under Gaussian Assumption Andreas Uhl and Peter Wild Poster
  279 Multi-stage Visible Wavelength and Near Infrared Iris Segmentation Framework Andreas Uhl and Peter Wild Poster
  305 GPU Accelerated Real Time Rotation, Scale and Translation Invariant Image Registration Method Sudhakar Sah, Jan Vanek, YoungJun Roh, Ratul Wasnik Poster
  317 Real-time Image Alignment for a Gyro-Visual Hybrid Pointing Device Jun Zheng and Minglun Gong Poster
  323 A Mixture of Experts Approach to Multi-strategy Image Quality Assessment Peng Peng and Ze-Nian Li Poster
  328 Hand-Geometry Based Recognition System - A Non Restricted Acquisition Approach Hélder Matos, Hélder P. Oliveira, Filipe Magalhães Poster
  363 Explicit Integration of Identity Information from Skin Regions to Improve Face Recognition Garsah Farhan Al-Qarni and Farzin Deravi Poster
  371 Generalized Local Discriminant Embedding for Face Recognition F. Dornaika and A. Bosaghzadeh Poster
  376 Independent Motion Detection in the Light of the Aperture Problem László Czúni, Mónika Gál Poster
  381 A Performance Evaluation of SIFT and SURF for Multispectral Image Matching Sajid Saleem, Abdul Bais, and Robert Sablatnig Poster
16:30   WED-or-10: Biometrics and Face Recognition    
  185 Local Gradient Increasing Pattern (LGIP) for Facial Representation and Gender Recognition Lu Bing Zhou and Han Wang Oral
  252 Quality Based Fingerprint Segmentation Ntethelelo A Mngenge, Fulufhelo V Nelwamondo, Tendani Malumedzha and Ntsika Msimang Oral
  301  Entropy in Biometric Face Template Analysis  Maria De Marsico, Michele Nappi, Daniel Riccio Oral
  359 Two Unconstrained Biometric Databases Hélder P. Oliveira, Filipe Magalhães Oral
  360 Multibiometric System Using Level Set Method and Particle Swarm Optimization       Kaushik Roy and Mohamed S. Kamel Oral

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