Conference Program Details

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


  • Sunday July 5 — 17:00-19:00
  • Monday July 6 — 8:00-17:00
  • Tuesday July 7 — 8:00-17:00
  • Wednesday July 8 — 8:00-15:00

Oral Presentations

  • 15 minutes per presentation + 5 minutes for questions
  • All oral presentations will be in the CS Auditorium
  • The room is equipped with a networked PC and overhead projector. The computer has all standard presentation software.

Poster Presentations

  • Poster size (max): 115 cm (width) x 110 cm (height)
  • All poster presentations will be in the CS Atrium

General Information

  • Oral presentations: 44 papers
  • Poster presentations: 40 papers
  • Total presentations: 84 papers
  • Total sessions: 12 (9 oral + 3 poster)


  • All oral presentations will be in the CS Auditorium
  • All poster presentations will be in the CS Atrium
  • Registration, coffee breaks, and reception will be in the CS Atrium
  • Banquet will be in the Lord Nelson Hotel

Conference Program

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ICIAR 2009 Program Details
July 5, 2009 (Sunday)
17:00-19:00 Registration    
July 6, 2009 (Monday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
8:45   Opening    
9:00   Invited Talk    
    Completion Fields in Diffusion MRI Analysis Kaleem Siddiqi
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   MON-or-01: Biomedical Image Analysis    
10:30 332 Artery Wall extraction from intravascular OCT images Rafik Bourezak, Guy Lamouche, Farida Cheriet Oral
10:50 344 Diffusion-based Detection of Carotid Artery Lumen from Ultrasound Images Amr R. Abdel-Dayem and Mahmoud R. El-sakka Oral
11:10 232 Direct Estimation of Biological Growth Properties from Image Data Using the "GRID'' Model Nataliya Portman, Ulf Grenander, and Edward R. Vrscay Oral
11:30 164 Efficient Segmentation of Lung Abnormalities in CT Images Aryaz Baradarani and Q.M. Jonathan Wu Oral
11:50 299 Evaluation of symmetry enhanced sliding band filter for plant cell nuclei detection in low contrast noisy fluorescent images Monica Marcuzzo, Pedro Quelhas, Ana Maria Mendon�a, Aur�lio Campilho Oral
12:10 326 Three Dimensional Segmentation of Intravascular Ultrasound Data Marc Wennogle, William Hoff Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   MON-or-02: Image Processing and Image Segmentation    
14:00 186 An Analysis of Gabor Detection Adams Wai-Kin Kong Oral
14:20 292 Enhancement of the quality of images through complex mosaic configurations Tayeb Medjeldi, Alain Hor�, Djemel Ziou Oral
14:40 198 Implicit Active-Contouring with MRF Pierre-Marc Jodoin, Venkatesh Saligrama, Janusz Konrad Oral
15:00 262 Multifocus Image Fusion Using Local Phase Coherence Measurement Rania Hassen, Zhou Wang, Magdy Salama Oral
15:20 151 Perceptually Relevant Pattern Recognition Applied to Cork Quality Detection Beatriz Paniagua, Patrick Green, Mike Chantler, Miguel A. Vega-Rodr�guez, Juan A. G�mez-Pulido, Juan M. S�nchez-P�rez Oral
15:40   MON-po-01: Poster Session 1     Topic
  219 Assuring quality bounds for distance measurements on JPEG 2000 compressed CT scans. Juan Paz and Iroel Miranda Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  322 Brain MRI Segmentation based on the R�nyi's Fractal Dimension Daniel Flores-Tapia, Gabriel Thomas, Boyd McCurdy, Stephen Pistorius Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  184 Prostate TRUS Image Region-Based Feature Extraction and Evaluation Eric K.T. Hui, S.S. Mohamed , M.M.A. Salama and A. Fenster Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  301 Region, Lesion and Border-based Multiresolution Analysis of Mammogram Lesions April Khademi, Farhang Sahba, Anastasios Venetsanopoulos, Sridhar Krishnan Poster Biomedical Image Analysis
  349 Coefficient-tracking Speckle Reducing Anisotropic Diffusion Walid Ibrahim and Mahmoud R. El-Sakka Poster Image and Video Processing and Analysis
  183 Combined wavelet and nonlinear filtering for MRI phase images H�ctor Cruz-Enr�quez and Juan V. Lorenzo-Ginori Poster Image and Video Processing and Analysis
  329 Edge-Preserving Image Reconstruction with Wavelet-Domain Edge Continuation Marc C. Robini, Pierre-Jean Viverge, Yue-Min Zhu and Isabelle E. Magnin Poster Image and Video Processing and Analysis
  238 Increasing Computational Redundancy of Digital Images via Multiresolutional Matching Farzad Khalvati, Hamid R. Tizhoosh, and Arsen R. Hajian Poster Image and Video Processing and Analysis
  347 Interactive Image Feature Visualization for Supporting CBIR Study Gang Hu, Qigang Gao Poster Image and video retrieval and indexing
  182 Local Triplet Pattern for Content-based Image Retrieval Daan He, Nick Cercone Poster Image and video retrieval and indexing
  269 Weighted Block Matching-based Anchor Shot Detection with Dynamic Background Fuguang ZHENG, Shijin LI, Hao LI, Jun FENG Poster Image and video retrieval and indexing
  302 A visual perception approach for accurate segmentation of light profiles Alessandro Bevilacqua, Alessandro Gherardi, and Ludovico Carozza Poster Image Segmentation
  350 Interactive Image Segmentation Based on Hierarchical Graph-cut Optimization with Generic Shape Prior Chen Liu, Fengxia Li, Yan Zhang, Haiyang Gu Poster Image Segmentation
17:00   MON-or-03: Image and Video Processing and Analysis    
17:00 327 Hierachical Sampling with Constraints Azadeh Mohebi, Ying Liu, Paul Fieguth Oral
17:20 336 Image and video retargeting by darting Matthew Brand Oral
17:40 340 Image Resolution Enhancement with Hierarchical Hidden Fields Ying Liu and Paul Fieguth Oral
18:00 259 The Use of Residuals in Image Denoising Dominique Brunet, Edward R. Vrscay, Zhou Wang Oral
19:00   Reception    
July 7, 2009 (Tuesday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
9:00   Invited Talk    
    Visual Search for an Object in a 3D Environment using a Mobile Robot John K. Tsotsos
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   TUE-or-04: Motion Analysis and tracking    
10:30 228 A Method for Removal of Turbulence Disturbance from Video, Enabling Higher Level Applications Tomer Avidor, Moty Golan Oral
10:50 242 A New Approach on Spatio-Temporal Scene Analysis for Driver Observation Markus Steffens, Dominik Aufderheide, Stephan Kieneke, Werner Krybus, Christine Kohring, and Danny Morton Oral
11:10 267 Analysis of Human Gait Bilateral Symmetry for Functional Assessment after an Orthopaedic Surgery YingBo Xu, Ling Guan, Chun Hao Wang, Paul Zalzal, Oleg Safir Oral
11:30 229 COBVIS-D: A Computer Vision System for Describing the Cephalo-Ocular Behavior of Drivers in a Driving Simulator Steven Beauchemin, Parisa D. Z. Varcheie, Langis Gagnon, Denis Laurendeau, Martin Lavalli�re, Thierry Moszkowicz, Florent Prel, Normand Teasdale Oral
11:50 173 Human Tracking by IP PTZ Camera Control in the Context of Video Surveillance Parisa Darvish Zadeh Varcheie, Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau Oral
12:10 334 Real-time Image-Based Motion Detection Using Color and Structure Manali Chakraborty and Olac Fuentes Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   TUE-or-05: Shape Analysis & 3D Image Analysis    
14:00 191 Elastic Morphing of 2D and 3D Objects on a Shape Manifold C. Samiry, P. Van Dooreny, D. Laurenty, K. A. Gallivanz, and P.-A. Absily Oral
14:20 318 Invariant Shape Matching for Detection of Semi-local Image Structures Lech Szumilas, Horst Wildenauer, Allan Hanbury Oral
14:40 240 Probabilistic Scene Analysis for Robust Stereo Correspondence Markus Steffens, Dominik Aufderheide, Stephan Kieneke, Werner Krybus, Christine Kohring, and Danny Morton Oral
15:00 359 Region Classification for Robust Floor Detection in Indoor Environments Ehsan Fazl-Ersi, John K. Tsotsos Oral
15:20 265 Structured Light Stereoscopic Imaging with Dynamic Pseudo-Random Patterns Pierre Payeur, Danick Desjardins Oral
15:40   TUE-po-02: Poster Session 2     Topic
  264 Modeling of Elastic Behavior of 3D Deformable Objects from Range and Tactile Imaging Ana-Maria Cretu, Pierre Payeur, Emil M. Petriu Poster 3D Image Analysis
  338 The distinction between virtual and physical planes using homography Amirhasan Amintabar, Boubakeur Boufama Poster 3D Image Analysis
  199 Leaf Segmentation, its 3D Position Estimation and Leaf Classification from a Few Images with Very Close Viewpoints Chin-Hung Teng, Yi-Ting Kuo, Yung-Sheng Chen Poster Applications
  355 A new fuzzy hierarchical classification based on SVM for text categorization Taoufik Guernine, Kacem Zeroual Poster Document Analysis
  220 A Taxonomy for Noise in Images of Paper Documents - The Physical Noises Rafael Dueire Lins Poster Document Analysis
  230 Enhancing the Quality of Color Documents with Back-to-Front Interference Jo�o Marcelo Silva, Rafael Dueire Lins and Gabriel Pereira e Silva Poster Document Analysis
  171 A New Object-Based Fractal Compression of Monocular and Stereo Video Sequences Kamel Belloulata and Zhu Shiping Poster Image and Video Processing and Analysis
  207 Weight Compensated Motion Estimation for Facial Deformation Analysis J�rgen Rurainsky Poster Motion Analysis and Tracking
  341 VizDraw: A Platform to Convert Online Hand Written Graphics into Computer Graphics A.K. Mishra, J.A. Eichel, P.W. Fieguth, D.A. Clausi Poster Pattern Analysis and Recognition
  162 3D Shape from Focus and Depth Map Computation Using Steerable Filters Rashid Minhas, Abdul A. Mohammed, Q.M. Jonathan Wu, Maher A. Sid-Ahmed Poster Shape Analysis
  261 A Robust Modular Wavelet Network Based Symbol Classifier A.K Mishra, P.W Fieguth, D.A. Clausi Poster Shape Analysis
  268 A Rotation-Invariant Approach to 2D Shape Representation using the Hilbert Curve Jeff Armstrong, Maher Ahmed, Siu-Cheung Chau Poster Shape Analysis
  335 Recovering 3D Shape and Albedo From a Face Image Under Arbitrary Lighting and Pose by Using a 3D Illumination-Based AAM Model Salvador Ayala-Raggi, Leopoldo Altamirano-Robles, Janeth Cruz-Enriquez Poster Shape Analysis
17:00   TUE-or-06: Image and Video Analysis & Applications    
17:00 216 Efficient Removal of Noisy Borders of Monochromatic Documents Andrei de Ara�jo Formiga and Rafael Dueire Lins Oral
17:20 208 Nonextensive entropic Image Registration Waleed Mohamed and A. Ben Hamza Oral
17:40 258 Video Compression and Retrieval of Moving Object Location Applied to Surveillance William Robson Schwartz, Helio Pedrini, Larry S. Davis Oral
18:00 275 Waving detection using the local temporal consistency of flow-based features for real-time applications Plinio Moreno, Alexandre Bernardino, Jos� Santos-Victor Oral
20:00   Banquet    
July 8, 2009 (Wednesday)
8:00-17:00 Registration    
9:00   Invited Talk    
    Developing Practical Medical CAD for Imaging - Some "Trenchant" Experiences Peter Gregson
10:00 Coffee Break
Paper ID Title Authors Type
10:30   WED-or-07: Pattern Analysis and Recognition    
10:30 266 A New Large-Scale Multi-Purpose Handwritten Farsi Database Puntis Jifroodian Haghighi, Nicola Nobile, Chun Lei He, Ching Y. Suen Oral
10:50 205 Abnormal Behavior Recognition using Self-Adaptive Hidden Markov Models Jun Yin and Yan Meng Oral
11:10 310 Affine Invariant-Based Classification of Inliers and Outliers for Image Matching Daniel Fleck and Zoran Duric Oral
11:30 321 Fuzzy Gaussian Process Classification Model Eman Ahmed, Neamat El Gayar, Amir F. Atiya, Iman A. El Azab Oral
11:50 282 Memory Efficient Vision Based Line Feature Extraction for Tiny Mobile Robots Abdul Bais, Muhammad U. K. Khan, Khawaja M. Yahya, Robert Sablatnig, Ghulam M. Hassan Oral
12:10 293 Scale Invariant Feature Transform with Irregular Orientation Histogram Binning Yan Cui, Nils Hasler, Thorsten Thormaehlen, Hans-Peter Seidel Oral
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00   WED-or-08: Face Recognition & Biometrics    
14:00 253 A Novel Bayesian Logistic Discriminant Model with Dirichlet Distributions: An Application to Face Recognition Riadh Ksantini and Boubakeur Boufama Oral
14:20 271 A Security Analysis of Biometric Template Protection Schemes Xuebing Zhou, Stephen D. Wolthusen, Christoph Busch, and Arjan Kuijper Oral
14:40 281 Analyzing Human Gait using Patterns of Translation and Rotation Wallace Lawson, Zoran Duric Oral
15:00 312 Level Set Approaches and Adaptive Asymmetrical SVMs Applied for Nonideal Iris Recognition Kaushik Roy, Prabir Bhattacharya Oral
15:40   WED-po-03: Poster Session 3     Topic
  342 Automated Multimodal Biometrics Using Face and Ear Lorenzo Luciano and Adam Krzyzak Poster Biometrics
  348 Enhanced Accuracy Moment Invariants for Biometric Recognition and Cryptosystems Shan Suthaharan Poster Biometrics
  273 Score Level Fusion of Ear and Face Local 3D Features for Fast and Expression-invariant Human Recognition S. M. S. Islam, M. Bennamoun, A. S. Mian, and R. Davies Poster Biometrics
  285 Speech-Video Synchronization Using Lips Movements and Speech Envelope Correlation Amar A. El-Sallam and Ajmal S. Mian Poster Biometrics
  180 A Novel Technique for Human Face Recognition Using Nonlinear Curvelet Feature Subspace Abdul A. Mohammed, Rashid Minhas, Q.M. Jonathan Wu, Maher A. Sid-Ahmed Poster Face Recognition
  276 An Example-Based Two-Step Face Hallucination Method through Coefficient Learning Xiang Ma, Junping Zhang, Chun Qi Poster Face Recognition
  260 Face Recognition Based on Wavelet-Curvelet-Fractal Technique Zhong Zhang, Guanghui Wang, Xiang Lin and Q.M. Jonathan Wu Poster Face Recognition
  345 Face Verification Using Colour Kernels Fahimeh Salimi, Mohammad T Sadeghi, Mohammad S Moin and Josef Kittler Poster Face Recognition
  307 Towards Communicative Face Occlusions: Machine Detection of Hand-over-Face Gestures Marwa Mahmoud, Rana El-Kaliouby, and Amr Goneid Poster Face Recognition
  192 A Swift and Memory Efficient Hough Transform for Systems with Limited Fast Memory Muhammad U. K. Khan, Abdul Bais, Khawaja M. Yahya, Ghulam M. Hassan, Rizwana Arshad Poster Pattern Analysis and Recognition
  297 Granular Computing and Rough Sets to Generate Fuzzy Rules Denise Guliato and Jean Carlo de Sousa Santos Poster Pattern Analysis and Recognition
  157 Interacting with Digital Signage Using Hand Gestures Qing Chen, Fran�cois Malric, Muhammad Abid, Albino Cordeiro, Emil M. Petriu, and Nicolas D. Georganas Poster Pattern Analysis and Recognition
  215 Probability error in Bayes optimal classifier with intuitionistic fuzzy observations Robert Burduk Poster Pattern Analysis and Recognition
17:00   WED-or-09: Applications    
17:00 158 A Decision Tree Approach for Scene Pattern Recognition and Extraction in Snooker Videos Yang Jiang, Jianmin Jiang, Ian J. Palmer Oral
17:20 210 Detection of linear structures in remote-sensed images Rui Gao and Walter F. Bischof Oral
17:40 203 Registration of the Prokudin-Gorskii colour photographs using a multiresolution SSIM algorithm Michael Wirth, Bruce Bobier Oral
18:00 204 Suppression of foxing in historical books using inpainting Ryan Zaremba, Michael Wirth Oral

ICIAR - International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition
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