International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition

15th International Conference on
Image Analysis and Recognition

ICIAR 2018
June 27-29, 2018 – Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal

Association for Image and Machine Intelligence

Program Details

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


  • Wednesday June 27 — 8:00-17:00
  • Thursday June 28 — 8:00-17:00
  • Friday June 29 — 8:30-15:00

General Information

  • 3 invited talks
  • 1 panel
  • 52 oral presentations
  • 48 poster presentations
  • 13 sessions

Oral Presentations

  • 20 minutes per presentation including questions (NOTE: Challenge presentations are 10 minutes only)
  • Computer and projector are available

Poster Presentations

  • Poster size (max): A0 format (84 x 119 cm)

ICIAR 2018 Program Details
June 27, 2018 (Wednesday)
8:00   Registration    
8:30 - 8:50   Opening    
Paper ID Title Authors Type
8:50 - 10:30   WED-oral-01: Enhancement, Restoration and Reconstruction
  156 Handling Specularity in Intrinsic Image Decomposition Siraj Muhammad, Matthew N. Dailey, Imari Sato, and Muhammad F. Majeed Oral
  242 Reconstruction of Binary Images with Fixed Number of Strips Peter Balazs and Judit Szucs Oral
  259 A Flexible Statistical Model for Image Denoising Ines Channoufi, Sami Bourouis, Nizar Bouguila and Kamel Hamrouni Oral
  267 Towards automatic calibration of dotblot images André R.S. Marcal, Joana Martins, Elena Selaru, Fernando Tavares Oral
  304 Projection selection for binary tomographic reconstruction using global uncertainty Gabor Leko, Peter Balazs, Laszlo G. Varga Oral
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:40   WED-oral-02: Computer Vision
  171 Extended Patch Prioritization for Depth Filling within Constrained Exemplar-based RGB-D Image Completion Amir Atapour-Abarghouei and Toby P. Breckon Oral
  211 The use of intensity-based measures to produce image function metrics which accommodate Weber's models of perception Dongchang Li, Davide La Torre and Edward R Vrscay Oral
  212 A diffusion-based two-dimensional Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD) algorithm for image analysis Heming Wang, Richard Mann and Edward R. Vrscay Oral
  310 ShadowNet Eli Kaminsky and Michael Werman Oral
  331 Lp Norm Relaxation Approach for Large Scale Data Analysis: A Review Tien D. Bui, Kha Gia Quach, Chi Nhan Duong, Khoa Luu Oral
12:40 - 14:20 Lunch Break
14:20 - 15:00   Invited Talk:
Learning to understand human behaviour: in multimedia, surveillance and automotive
Rita Cucchiara
Universitŕ di Modena e Reggio Emilia
15:00 - 16:00   WED-oral-03: Activity Recognition
  184 Recognition of activities of daily living from egocentric videos using hands detected by a deep convolutional network Thi-Hoa-Cuc Nguyen, Jean-Christophe Nebel, Francisco Florez-Revuelta Oral
  196 Human Action Recognition Using Fusion of Depth and Inertial Sensors Zain Fuad and Mustafa Unel Oral
  353 Slope Pattern Spectra for Human Action Recognition Ignace Tchangou Toudjeu and Jules Raymond Tapamo Oral
16:00 - 17:30   WED-poster-01: Poster Session
  164 Improved edge detection algorithms based on a Riesz fractional derivative Carmina GEORGESCU Poster
  182 Singular Value Decomposition in Image Compression and Blurred Image Restoration Katerina Fronckova, Pavel Prazak, Antonin Slaby Poster
  183 K-Means Color Image Quantization with Deterministic Initialization: New Image Quality Metrics Mariusz Frackiewicz and Henryk Palus Poster
  230 Candy Cane: Breast Cancer Pixel-wise Labeling with Fully Convolutional Densenets Sameh Galal, Veronica Sanchez-Freire Poster
  232 Improving Picture Quality with Photo-realistic Style Transfer Ilya Makarov, Diana Polonskaya, Anastasia Feygina Poster
  239 Improve the performance of transfer learning without fine-tuning using dissimilarity-based multi-view learning for breast cancer histology images Hongliu CAO, Simon Bernard, Laurent Heutte, Robert Sabourin Poster
  260 Breast Cancer Histological Image Classification Using Fine-Tuned Deep Network Fusion Amirreza Mahbod, Isabella Ellinger, Rupert Ecker, Örjan Smedby, Chunliang Wang Poster
  269 Convolutional capsule network for classification of breast cancer histology images Tomas Iesmantas, Robertas Alzbutas Poster
  270 Assessment of Breast Cancer Histology using Densely Connected Convolutional Networks Matthias Kohl, Christoph Walz, Florian Ludwig, Stefan Braunewell, Maximilian Baust Poster
  273 Automatic Breast Cancer Grading of Histological Images Based on Colour and Texture Descriptors Auxiliadora Sarmiento and Irene Fondón Poster
  275 Context-Aware Learning using Transferable Features for Classification of Breast Cancer Histology Images Ruqayya Awan, Navid Alemi Koohbanani, Muhammad Shaban, Anna Lisowska and Nasir Rajpoot  Poster
  278 Breast Cancer Histology Image Classification Based on Deep Neural Networks Yao Guo, Huihui Dong, Fangzhou Song, Chuang Zhu, Jun Liu Poster
  281 Classification of Breast Cancer Histology using Deep Learning Aditya Golatkar, Deepak Anand, Amit Sethi Poster
  287 Deep Learning Framework for Multi-class Breast Cancer Histology Image Classification Yeeleng S. Vang, Zhen Chen, and Xiaohui Xie Poster
  295 Micro and Macro Breast Histology Image Analysis by Partial Network Re-use Quoc Dang Vu, Minh Nguyen Nhat To, Eal Kim, Jin Tae Kwak Poster
  317 Vegetation Index Estimation from Monospectral Images Patricia L. Suarez; Angel D.Sappa; Boris X. Vintimilla Poster
  318 Detection of Aruco markers using the quadrilateral sum conjuncture José Ferrăo, Paulo Dias and António J. R. Neves Poster
  325 Contrast perception across human cognitive style Anna Lewandowska, Anna Samborska-Owczarek, Malwina Dzisko Poster
  342 Classification of Breast Cancer Histology Images through Transfer Learning using a Pre-trained Inception Resnet V2 Carlos A. Ferreira, Tânia F. Melo, Patrick Sousa, Maria Inęs Meyer, Elham Shakibapour, Pedro Costa and Aurélio Campilho Poster
  360 Classification of breast cancer histology images using transfer learning Sulaiman Vesal, Nishant Ravikumar, AmirAbbas Davari, Stephan Ellman, Andreas Maier Poster
  367 Ensembling Neural Networks for Digital Pathology Images Classification and Segmentation Artem Pimkin, Gleb Makarchuk, Vladimir Kondratenko, Maxim Pisov, Egor Krivov, and Mikhail Belyaev Poster
  370 Real-time Low-Cost Omni-directional Stereo Vision via Bi-Polar Spherical Cameras Kaiwen Lin, Toby P. Breckon Poster
  387 Breast Cancer Microscope Image Classification Based on CNN with Image Deformation Yaqi Wang, Lingling Sun , Kaiqiang Ma, Jiannan Fang Poster
17:30 - 19:10   WED-oral-04: Image Segmentation
  214 Alternate direction method of multipliers for unconstrained structural similarity-based optimization Daniel Otero, Davide La Torre, Oleg V. Michailovich, Edward R. Vrscay Oral
  180 Affinly Registered Multi-object Atlases as Shape Prior for Grid Cut Segmentation of Lumbar Vertebrae from CT Images Weimin Yu, Wenyong Liu, Liwen Tan, Shaoxiang Zhang, Guoyan Zheng Oral
  228 Fully Convolutional Neural Network for Lungs Segmentation from Chest X-Rays Rabia Rashid, Muhammad Usman Akram, Taimur Hassan Oral
  229 DTI Segmentation using Anisotropy preserving  Quaternion based Distance measure Sumit Kaushik, Jan Slovak Oral
  311 Pixel-based leaf segmentation from natural vineyard images using color model and threshold techniques Carlos S. Pereira, R. Morais, M.J.C.S. Reis Oral
17:30 - 18:50   WED-oral-05: Grand Challenge on Breast Cancer Histology Images
  377 Classification of Breast Cancer Histopathological Images using Convolutional Neural Networks with Hierarchical Loss and Global Pooling Zeya Wang, Nanqing Dong, Wei Dai, Sean D Rosario and Eric P. Xing Oral
  234 Two-Stage Convolutional Neural Network (2S-CNN) for Breast Cancer Histology Image Classification Kamyar Nazeri, Azad Aminpour, Mehran Ebrahimi Oral
  238 Classification of Breast Cancer Histology Image using Ensemble of Pretrained Neural Networks Sai Saketh Chennamsetty, Mohammed Safwan, Varghese Alex Oral
  244 Multi-classification of breast cancer histology images by using a fine-tuning strategy Nadia Brancati, Maria Frucci, Daniel Riccio Oral
  266 Multiclass Classification of Breast Cancer in Whole-slide Images Scotty Kwok Oral
  279 Towards Interactive Breast Tumor Classification using Transfer Learning Nick Weiss, Henning Kost, Andre Homeyer Oral
  297 Hierarchical ResNeXt models for Breast cancer histology images classification Ismaël Koné and Lahsen Boulmane Oral
  394 Ensemble Network for Region Identification in Breast Histopathology Slides Bahram Marami, Marcel Prastawa, Monica Chan, Michael Donovan, Gerardo Fernandez, Jack Zeineh Oral
19:15 - 20:30   Reception    
June 28, 2018 (Thursday)
8:00   Registration    
Paper ID Title Authors Type
8:30 - 10:30   THU-oral-06: Detection and Classification
  201 Emotional Faces in the Wild Feature descriptors for emotion classification Huthaifa Abuhammad  and  Richard Everson Oral
  220 Video-Based Person Re-Identification by 3D Convolutional Neural Networks and Improved Parameter Learning Naoki Kato, Kohei Hakozaki, Masamoto Tanabiki, Junko Furuyama, Yuji Sato, Yoshimitsu Aoki Oral
  246 Feature Selection for Big Visual Data: Overview and Challenges Verónica Bolón-Canedo, Beatriz Remeseiro, Brais Cancela Oral
  301 A Computational Model of Multi-Scale Spatiotemporal Attention in Video Data Roman Palenichka, Rafael Falcon, Rami Abielmona, Emil Petriu Oral
  378 From Windows to Logos: Analyzing Outdoor Images to aid Flyer Classification Payam Pourashraf, Noriko Tomuro and Saeed Bagheri Shouraki Oral
10:30 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:40   THU-oral-07: Biomedical Image Analysis I
  185 Multi-scale Fully Convolutional DenseNets for Automated Skin Lesion Segmentation in Dermoscopy Images Guodong Zeng and Guoyan Zheng Oral
  241 Normal brain aging: Prediction of age, sex and white matter hyperintensities using a MR image-based machine learning technique Mariana Bento, Roberto Souza, Marina Saluzzi and Richard Frayne Oral
  291 A Kernelized Morphable Model for 3D Brain Tumor Analysis David A. Jimenez, Hernán F. Garcia, Andrés M. Alvarez, Alvaro A. Orozco and G. Holguín Oral
  314 Transfer Learning of Spectrogram Image for Automatic Sleep Stage Classification Ali Abdollahi Gharbali, Shirin Najdi, and José Manuel Fonseca Oral
12:40 - 14:20 Lunch Break
14:20 - 15:00   Invited Talk:
Deep Learning for Imaging Diagnostics
Bram van Ginneken
Radboud University
15:00 - 16:00   Panel:
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as Transformative Agents in the Industrial World
A. Galdran
(INESC TEC), P. Costa (Abyssal, INESC TEC)

Hugo Correia
, Journalist (Global Media Group)

B. van Ginneken
(Radboud University, Netherlands)
R. Cucchiara
(University di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy)
A. Ruggeri
(University of Padova, Italy)
M. Almeida
(Feedzai, Portugal)
16:00 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00   Departure to visit Porto and Banquet    
20:00 - 22:00   Banquet    
June 29, 2018 (Friday)
8:30   Registration    
Paper ID Title Authors Type
9:30 - 10:30   FRI-oral-08: Biomedical Image Analysis II
  187 Hierarchical Framework for Automatic Pancreas Segmentation in MRI Using Continuous Max-flow and Min-Cuts Approach Hykoush Asaturyan, Barbara Villarini Oral
  247 Assessment of anti-tumor immune response in colorectal carcinomas from Whole Slide Images Tiédé Armand Djiro, Camille Kurtz, Nicolas Loménie Oral
  358 A deep learning approach for red lesions detection in video capsule endoscopies Paulo Coelho, Ana Pereira, Argentina Leite, Marta Salgado, and António Cunha Oral
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00   FRI-oral-09: Novel Imaging Methods for Diagnosis and Screening of Ophthalmic Diseases I
  167 Retinal Image Synthesis for CAD development Appan K. Pujitha and Jayanthi Sivaswamy Oral
  302 Improved Accuracy & Robustness of a Corneal Endothelial Cell Segmentation Method based on Merging Superpixels Juan P. Vigueras-Guillén, Angela Engel, Hans Lemij, Jeroen van Rooij, Koenraad A. Vermeer, and Lucas J. van Vliet Oral
  333 Deep Convolutional Artery/Vein Classification of Retinal Vessels Maria Ines Meyer, Adrian Galdran, Pedro Costa, Ana Maria Mendonça and Aurélio Campilho Oral
12:00 - 12:40   Invited Talk:
Eyes are the windows of the body: the analysis of corneal and retinal images
Alfredo Ruggeri
BioImLab, Department of Information Engineering
Unviersity of Padova
12:40 - 14:20 Lunch Break
14:20 - 16:00   FRI-oral-10: Novel Imaging Methods for Diagnosis and Screening of Ophthalmic Diseases II
  186 Construction of a Retinal Atlas for Macular OCT Volumes Arunava Chakravarty, Divya Jyothi Gaddipati, Jayanthi Sivaswamy Oral
  194 Hard Exudate Detection using Local Texture Analysis and Gaussian Processes Adrián Colomer, Pablo Ruiz, Valery Naranjo, Rafael Molina and Aggelos K. Katsaggelos Oral
  261 Arterioles and Venules Classification in Retinal Images using Fully Convolutional Deep Neural Network Sufian AlBadawi, M. M. Fraz Oral
  316 Segmentation of the Retinal Reflex in Bruckner Test Images using U-Net Convolutional Network Italo Francyles Santos da Silva, Joăo Dallyson de Sousa de Almeida, Jorge Antonio Meireles Teixeira, Geraldo Braz Junior, Anselmo Cardoso de Paiva Oral
  364 Creation of Retinal Mosaics for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: A Comparative Study Tânia Melo, Ana Maria Mendonça, Aurélio Campilho Oral
14:20 - 16:00   FRI-oral-11: Traffic Surveillance and Applications
  237 Real-time multispectral pedestrian detection with a single-pass deep neural network Maarten Vandersteegen, Kristof Van Beeck and Toon Goedemé Oral
  283 A Preliminary Study of Image Analysis for Parasite Detection on Honey Bees Stefan Schurischuster, Beatriz Remeseiro, Petia Radeva, Martin Kampel Oral
  306 Encoding Stereoscopic Depth Features for Scene Understanding in Off-Road Environments Christopher J. Holder, Toby P. Breckon Oral
  357 Sleep Deprivation Detection for Real-Time Driver Monitoring using Deep Learning Miguel Garcia-Garcia, Alice Caplier, Michele Rombaut Oral
  385 Transfer Learning based Strategy for Improving Driver Distraction Recognition Chaojie Ou, Chahid Ouali, Fakhri Karray Oral
16:00 - 17:30   FRI-poster-02: Poster Session
  179 Robust detection of water sensitive papers André R. S. Marcal Poster
  188 Deep Convolutional-Shepard Interpolation Neural Networks for Image Classification Tasks Kaleb E. Smith, Phillip Williams, Tatsanee Chaiya, and Max Ble Poster
  191 Quantification and Prediction of Damage in SAM Images of Semiconductor Devices Dzenana Alagic, Olivia Bluder, Jürgen Pilz Poster
  199 Vehicle Detection in Infrared Imagery using Neural Networks with Synthetic Training Data Chris P Moate, Stephen D Hayward, Jonathan S Ellis, Lee Russell, Ralph O Timmerman, Richard O Lane and Thomas J Strain Poster
  204 Multimodal deep learning for robuste recognizing maritime imagery in the visible and infrared spectrums Kheireddine AZIZ, Frederic BOUCHARA Poster
  206 Facial Expression Based Emotion Recognition Using Neural Networks Ekin Yagis, Mustafa Unel Poster
  208 Classification of Icon Type and Cooldown State in Video Game Replays Jeremias Eichelbaum, Ronny Hänsch, Olaf Hellwich Poster
  215 A Fast and Robust Approach for Touching Grains Segmentation Peterson A. Belan, Robson A. G. de Macedo, Marihá M. A. Pereira, Wonder A. L. Alves, Sidnei A. de Araújo Poster
  225 Unsupervised Human Action Categorization using A Riemannian Averaged Fixed-point Learning of Multivariate GGMM Fatma Najar, Sami Bourouis, Atef Zaguia, Nizar Bouguila, and Safya Belghith Poster
  235 Hybrid Statistical Framework for Diabetic Retinopathy Detection Sami Bourouis, Atef Zaguia, Nizar Bouguila Poster
  248 Automatic text extraction from Arabic newspapers Nikos Vasilopoulos, Yazan Wasfi, Ergina Kavallieratou Poster
  265 Automatic Cartoon Face Composition using Caricature Traits Tanasai Sucontphunt, Jaturong Mahaisavariya Poster
  268 Mobile-Based Painting Photo Retrieval using Combined Features Claudia Companioni-Brito, Zygred Mariano-Calibjo, Mohamed Elawady, and Sule Yildirim Poster
  277 BIOMISA Retinal Image Database for Macular and Ocular Syndromes Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, M. Furqan Masood and Ubaidullah Yasin Poster
  285 Emotion assessment using adaptive learning-based relevance analysis C. Torres-Valencia and A. Alvarez-Meza and A. Orozco-Gutierrez Poster
  288 Saliency-based Image Object Indexing and Retrieval Jacky LAM Yat Hong, Sule YILDIRIM YAYILGAN Poster
  293 Shape Classification using Hilbert Space Embeddings and Kernel Adaptive Filtering J.S. Blandon, C.K. Valencia, A. Alvarez, J. Echeverry, M.A. Alvarez, and A. Orozco Poster
  322 Plant bounding box detection from desirable residues of the ultimate levelings Wonder A.L. Alves, Charles F. Gobber, Ronaldo F. Hashimoto Poster
  323 Vessel preserving CNN-based image resampling of retinal images Andrey Krylov, Andrey Nasonov, Konstantin Chesnakov, Alexandra Nasonova, Seung Oh Jin, Uk Kang, and Min Park Poster
  336 Diagnosis of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Using Phylogenetic Diversity in Radiomics Context Antonino C. dos S. Neto, Pedro H. B. Diniz, Joăo O. B. Diniz, André B. Cavalcante, Aristófanes C. Silva, Anselmo C. de Paiva, and Joăo D. S. de Almeida Poster
  339 Automatic Detection and Characterization of Biomarkers in OCT Images Melinda Katona, Attila Kovács, László Varga, Tamás Grósz, József Dombi, Rózsa Dégi, László G. Nyúl Poster
  340 Analyzing Social Network Images with Deep Learning Models to Fight Zika Virus Pedro H. Barros and Bruno G. C. Lima and Felipe C. Crispim and Tiago Vieira and Paolo Missier and Baldoino Fonseca Poster
  343 Interactive Photo Liveness for Presentation Attacks Detection Galina Lavrentyeva, Oleg Kudashev, Aleksandr Melnikov, Maria De Marsico, Yuri Matveev Poster
  345 GIF Image Retrieval in Cloud Computing Environment Evelyn Paiz-Reyes, Nadile Nunes-de-Lima, and Sule Yildirim-Yayilgan Poster
  373 Nerve structure segmentation from ultrasound images using random under-sampling and a SVM classifier C. Jimenez, D. Diaz, D. Salazar, A. M. Alvarez, A. Orozco, and O. Henao Poster
  375 Sign Language Recognition based on 3D Convolutional Neural Networks Geovane M. Ramos Neto, Geraldo Braz Junior, Joăo Dallyson Sousa de Almeida and Anselmo Cardoso de Paiva Poster
17:30   Awards and Closing    

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