International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition

International Conference
on Image Analysis and Recognition

ICIAR 2015
July 22-24, 2015 – Niagara Falls, Canada
Association for Image and Machine Intelligence

Program Details

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


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

General Information

  • 3 invited talks
  • 56 presentations
  • 13 sessions

Oral Presentations

  • Regular Papers: 20 minutes per presentation including questions
  • Short Papers: 10 minutes per presentation including questions
  • Computer and projector are available

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ICIAR 2015 Program Details
July 22, 2015 (Wednesday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
8:45   Opening    
Paper ID Title Authors Type
9:00   WED-or-01: Image Enhancement    
  168 Specular Reflectance Suppression in Endoscopic Imagery via Stochastic Bayesian Estimation Brendan Chwyl, Audrey Chung, Alexander Wong, David A. Clausi Regular
  201 Non-Local Means for Stereo Images Denoising Using Structural Similarity Monagi H. Alkinani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka Regular
  212 Characterization of Medical Images using Edge Density and Local Directional Pattern (LDP) S. Viriri Regular
  228 Structural similarity-based optimization problems with L1-regularization: Smoothing using mollifiers Daniel Otero, Davide La Torre, and Edward R. Vrscay Regular
  246 Improved Non-Local Means Algorithm Based on Dimensionality Reduction Golam M. Maruf and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka Regular
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00   WED-or-02: Face Description, Detection and Recognition    
  191 Illumination Robust Facial Feature Detection via Decoupled Illumination and Texture Features Brendan Chwyl, Alexander Wong, David A. Clausi Regular
  193 Improving The Recognition of Occluded Faces by Means of Two-dimensional Orthogonal Projection into Local Subspaces Pawel Forczmanski, Piotr Labedz Regular
  196 Unsupervised Sub-graph Selection and its Application in Face Recognition Techniques Ahmed ElSayed, Ausif Mahmood, Tarek Sobh Regular
  207 Posed Facial Expression Detection using Reflection Symmetry and Structural Similarity Harish Bhaskar, Davide La Torre and Mohammed Al-Mualla Regular
  222 Head Pose Classi cation using a Bidimensional Correlation Filter Djemel Ziou; Dayron Rizo-Rodriguez; Antoine Tabbone; Nafaa Nacereddine Regular
12:40 Lunch Break
14:00   Invited Talk 1:
Computational Inference of Emotion in Images: A Final Frontier and a Data-Intensive Approach
Jiebo Luo
Department of Computer Science
University of Rochester
15:00   WED-or-03: Image Coding, Compression and Encryption    
  187 Near-lossless PCA-based Compression of Seabed Surface with Prediction Pawel Forczmanski, Wojciech Maleika Regular
  200 Adaptive Weighted Neighbors Lossless Image Coding AbdulWahab Kabani and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka Regular
  209 An Optimized Selective Encryption for Video Confidentiality Khalfan Almarashda, Ali Dawood, Thomas Martin, Mohammed Al-Mualla and Harish Bhaskar Regular
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30   WED-or-04: Image Segmentation, Registration and Analysis    
  161 A Real-time Framework for Detection of Long Linear Infrastructural Objects in Aerial Imagery Hrishikesh Sharma, Tanima Dutta, Adithya V. and Balamuralidhar P. Regular
  199 Structural Similarity Optimized Wiener Filter: A Way to Fight Image Noise Mahmud Hasan and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka Regular
  224 Structural Representations for Multi-modal Image Registration Based on Modified Entropy Keyvan Kasiri, Paul Fieguth, David A Clausi Regular
  237 Attributed Relational Graph-based Learning of Object Models for Object Segmentation Nasreen Akter, Iker Gondra Regular
  239 Automatic segmentation of vertebrae in ultrasound images Florian Berton, Wassim Azzabi, Farida Cheriet, and Catherine Laporte Regular
  247 Label Fusion for Multi-Atlas Segmentation Based on Majority Voting Jie Huo, Guanghui Wang, Jonathan Wu, Akilan Thangarajah Short
  248 Fast and Robust Algorithm for Fundamental Matrix Estimation Ming Zhang, Guanghui Wang, Haiyang Chao, Fuchao Wu Short
19:30   Reception    
July 23, 2015 (Thursday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
Paper ID Title Authors Type
9:00   THU-or-05: Vehicle and road Applications    
  174 Real-time Speed-Limit Sign Detection and Recognition using Spatial Pyramid Feature and Boosted Random Forest JaWon Gim, MinCheol Hwang, Byoung Chul Ko, Jae-Yeal Nam Regular
  184 Application of the Polar–Fourier Greyscale Descriptor to the Automatic Traffic Sign Recognition Dariusz Frejlichowski Regular
  214 Detecting Parked Vehicles in Static Images Using Simple Spectral Features in the ’SM4Public’ System Dariusz Frejlichowski, Katarzyna Gościewska, Adam Nowosielski, Paweł Forczmański, Radosław Hofman Regular
  227 Vehicle Detection using Approximation of Feature Pyramids in the DFT Domain Mohamed A. Naiel, M. Omair Ahmad, and M. N. S. Swamy Regular
  241 Color space identification for image dispaly Martin Vezina and Djemel Ziou Regular
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00   THU-or-06: Applications    
  179 Automatic Nacre Thickness Measurement of Tahitian Pearls Martin Loesdau, Sébastien Chabrier, Alban Gabillon Regular
  211 Speedy Character Line Detection Algorithm using Image Block-Based Histogram Analysis Chinthaka Premachandra, Katsunari Goto, Shinji Tsuruoka, Hiroharu Kawanaka, Haruhiko Takase Regular
  215 Application of the General Shape Analysis in Determining the Class of Binary Object Silhouettes in the Video Surveillance System Katarzyna Gosciewska, Dariusz Frejlichowski, Radosloaw Hofman Regular
  252 Automated Wheat Disease Classification under Controlled and Uncontrolled Image Acquisition  Punnarai Siricharoen, Bryan Scotney, Philip Morrow, and Gerard Parr Regular
12:40 Lunch Break
14:00   Invited Talk 2:
Relating Retinal Anatomy, Pathology, Function, and Therapy Guidance:
Precision Medicine via Analysis of Ophthalmic 3D OCT
Milan Sonka
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Iowa
15:00   THU-or-07: Ophthalmic Image Analysis    
  164 Towards an Automatic Clinical Classification of Age-related Macular Degeneration Thanh Vân Phan, Lama Seoud, Farida Cheriet Regular
  204 Assessment of Retinal Vascular Changes through Arteriolar-to-Venular Ratio Calculation Behdad Dashtbozorg, Ana Maria Mendonca, Aurelio Campilho Regular
  226 Biologically-Inspired Supervised Vasculature Segmentation in SLO Retinal Fundus Images Samaneh Abbasi, Iris Smit-Ockeloen, Jiong Zhang, Bart ter Haar Romeny Regular
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30   THU-or-08: Medical Image Analysis    
  166 Optical Flow based approach for automatic cardiac cycle estimation in ultrasound images of the carotid Teresa Araújo, Guilherme Aresta, José Rouco, Carmen Ferreira, Elsa Azevedo, Aurélio Campilho Regular
  176 Automated Detection of Aortic Root Landmarks in Preprocedure CTA Images for TAVI Patients Mustafa Elattar, Esther Wiegerinck, Floortje van Kesteren, Lucile Dubois, Nils Planken, Ed vanbavel, Jan Baan,and Henk Marquering Regular
  194 Statistical Textural Distinctiveness in Multi-Parametric Prostate MRI for Suspicious Region Detection Audrey G. Chung, Christian Scharfenberger, Farzad Khalvati, Alexander Wong, and Masoom A. Haider Regular
  216 Automatic Detection of Immunogold Particles from Electron Microscopy Images Ricardo Gamelas Sousa, Tiago Esteves, Sara Rocha, Francisco Figueiredo, Pedro Quelhas, Luis M. Silva Regular
  258 Graph structuring of skeleton object for its high-level exploitation Rabaa Youssef, Anis Kacem, Sylvie Sevestre-Ghalila, Christine Chappard Regular
  257 Automatic Planning of Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery Mustafa Elattar, Floortje van Kesteren, Esther Wiegerinck, Ed van Bavel, Jan Baan, Riccardo Cocchieri, Nils Planken, and Henk Marquering Short
20:00   Banquet    
July 24, 2015 (Friday)
8:00-15:00 Registration    
Paper ID Title Authors Type
9:00   FRI-or-09: Human Activity Recognition    
  162 Indian Sign Language Recognition using Kinect Sensor Kapil Mehrotra, Atul Godbole, Swapnil Belhe Regular
  197 The Bag of Micro-Movements for Human Activity Recognition Pejman Habashi, Boubakeur Boufama, Imran Shafiq Ahmad Regular
  230 Dynamic Perceptual Attribute-based Hidden Conditional Random Fields for Gesture Recognition  Gang Hu,  Qigang Gao Regular
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00   FRI-or-10: Dimensionality Reduction and Classification    
  159 Image Categorization Using A Heuristic Automatic Clustering Method Based on Hierarchical Clustering Francois LaPlante, Mustapha Kardouchi, Nabil Belacel Regular
  169 Semantic Scene Classification with Generalized Gaussian Mixture Models Tarek Elguebaly and Nizar Bouguila Regular
  171 Dimensionality Reduction of Proportional Data through Data Separation Using Dirichlet Distribution Walid Masoudimansour, Nizar Bouguila Regular
  218 Road Detection in Urban Areas Using Random Forest Tree-Based Ensemble Classification  Safaa M. Bedawi, Mohamed S. Kamel Regular
  221 Hybrid Age Estimation using Facial Images Simon Reade, Serestina Viriri Regular
12:40 Lunch Break
14:00   Invited Talk 3:
Objective Image Quality Assessment – Current Status and What’s Beyond
Zhou Wang
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo
15:00   FRI-or-11: Image Quality Assessment    
  180 Modelling of subjective radiological assessments with objective image quality measures of brain and body CT images Ilona A. Kowalik-Urbaniak,  Jane Castelli, Nasim Hemmati, David Koff, Nadine Smolarski-Koff, Edward R. Vrscay, Jiheng Wang and Zhou Wang Regular
  183 Blind Image Quality Assessment through Wakeby Statistics Model Mohsen Jenadeleh, Mohsen Ebrahimi Moghaddam Regular
  195 Improving Image Quality of Tiled Displays Steven B. McFadden and Paul A. S. Ward Regular
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30   FRI-or-12: Biometrics    
  175 Classification of Tooth Shapes for Human Identification Purposes—an Experimental Comparison of Selected Simple Shape Descriptors Katarzyna Go´sciewska and Dariusz Frejlichowski Regular
  182 Biometric Analysis of Human Ear Matching Using Scale and Rotation Invariant Feature Detectors Soumyajit Sarkar, Jizhong Liu, and Guanghui Wang Regular
17:10   FRI-or-13: Robotics and 3D Vision    
  156 A Simple View-Based Software Architecture for an Autonomous Robot Navigation System Salvador E. Ayala-Raggi, Pedro de Jesús-González, Susana Sánchez-Urrieta, Aldrin Barreto-Flores Regular
  202 Accuracy Improvement for Depth from Small Irregular Camera Motions and Its Performance Evaluation Syouta Tsukada, Yishin Ho, Norio Tagawa, Kan Okubo Regular
  244 A Comparison of Feature Detectors and Descriptors in RGB-D SLAM Methods Oguzhan Guclu, Ahmet Burak Can Regular
  259 Camera-Based Lane Marking Detection for ADAS and Autonomous Driving Yasamin Alkhorshid, Kamelia Aryafar, Gerd Wanielik, Ali Shokoufandeh Short

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