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Advances in Intelligent Vision Systems: Methods and Applications - Part II

  1. Research Article

    Mobile Robot Visual Navigation Using Multiple Features

    We propose a method to segment the ground plane from a mobile robot's visual field of view and then measure the height of nonground plane features above the mobile robot's ground plane. Thus a mobile robot can...

    Nick Pears, Bojian Liang and Zezhi Chen

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:191358

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  2. Research Article

    A Statistical Detection of an Anomaly from a Few Noisy Tomographic Projections

    The problem of detecting an anomaly/target from a very limited number of noisy tomographic projections is addressed from the statistical point of view. The imaged object is composed of an environment, consider...

    Lionel Fillatre and Igor Nikiforov

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:620167

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  3. Research Article

    Fuzzy-Rule-Based Object Identification Methodology for NAVI System

    We present an object identification methodology applied in a navigation assistance for visually impaired (NAVI) system. The NAVI has a single board processing system (SBPS), a digital video camera mounted head...

    R. Nagarajan, G. Sainarayanan, Sazali Yaacob and Rosalyn R. Porle

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:670191

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  4. Research Article

    A Multitarget Tracking Video System Based on Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Techniques

    Automatic surveillance of airport surface is one of the core components of advanced surface movement, guidance, and control systems (A-SMGCS). This function is in charge of the automatic detection, identificat...

    Jesús García, José M. Molina, Juan A. Besada and Javier I. Portillo

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:640283

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  5. Research Article

    Caenorhabditis elegans Egg-Laying Detection and Behavior Study Using Image Analysis

    Egg laying is an important phase of the life cycle of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans). Previous studies examined egg-laying events manually. This paper presents a method for automatic detection o...

    Wei Geng, Pamela Cosman, Megan Palm and William R. Schafer

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:968352

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  6. Research Article

    Robot Path Generation Method for a Welding System Based on Pseudo Stereo Visual Servo Control

    A path generation method for robot-based welding systems is proposed. The method that is a modification of the method "teaching by showing" is supported by the recently developed pseudo stereovision system (PS...

    Theodore P. Pachidis, Kostas N. Tarchanidis, John N. Lygouras and Philippos G. Tsalides

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:520734

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  7. Research Article

    A Novel Prostate Cancer Classification Technique Using Intermediate Memory Tabu Search

    The introduction of multispectral imaging in pathology problems such as the identification of prostatic cancer is recent. Unlike conventional RGB color space, it allows the acquisition of a large number of spe...

    Muhammad Atif Tahir, Ahmed Bouridane, Fatih Kurugollu and Abbes Amira

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:906054

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  8. Research Article

    Stereovision-Based Object Segmentation for Automotive Applications

    Obstacle detection and classification in a complex urban area are highly demanding, but desirable for pedestrian protection, stop & go, and enhanced parking aids. The most difficult task for the system is to s...

    Yingping Huang, Shan Fu and Chris Thompson

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:910950

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  9. Research Article

    Real-Time Adaptive Foreground/Background Segmentation

    The automatic analysis of digital video scenes often requires the segmentation of moving objects from a static background. Historically, algorithms developed for this purpose have been restricted to small fram...

    Darren E. Butler, V. Michael Bove and Sridha Sridharan

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:841926

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  10. Research Article

    Design and Assessment of an Intelligent Activity Monitoring Platform

    We are interested in designing a reusable and robust activity monitoring platform. We propose three good properties that an activity monitoring platform should have to enable its reusability for different appl...

    Alberto Avanzi, François Brémond, Christophe Tornieri and Monique Thonnat

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:318538

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  11. Research Article

    Robust Background Subtraction with Foreground Validation for Urban Traffic Video

    Identifying moving objects in a video sequence is a fundamental and critical task in many computer-vision applications. Background subtraction techniques are commonly used to separate foreground moving objects...

    Sen-Ching S. Cheung and Chandrika Kamath

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:726261

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  12. Research Article

    Automated Building Extraction from High-Resolution Satellite Imagery in Urban Areas Using Structural, Contextual, and Spectral Information

    High-resolution satellite imagery provides an important new data source for building extraction. We demonstrate an integrated strategy for identifying buildings in 1-meter resolution satellite imagery of urban...

    Xiaoying Jin and Curt H. Davis

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:745309

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  13. Research Article

    Vision Systems with the Human in the Loop

    The emerging cognitive vision paradigm deals with vision systems that apply machine learning and automatic reasoning in order to learn from what they perceive. Cognitive vision systems can rate the relevance a...

    Christian Bauckhage, Marc Hanheide, Sebastian Wrede, Thomas Käster, Michael Pfeiffer and Gerhard Sagerer

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:302161

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  14. Research Article

    Robust Vehicle and Traffic Information Extraction for Highway Surveillance

    A robust vision-based traffic monitoring system for vehicle and traffic information extraction is developed in this research. It is challenging to maintain detection robustness at all time for a highway survei...

    Akio Yoneyama, Chia-Hung Yeh and C.-C. Jay Kuo

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:912501

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  15. Research Article

    Spatio-temporal Background Models for Outdoor Surveillance

    Video surveillance in outdoor areas is hampered by consistent background motion which defeats systems that use motion to identify intruders. While algorithms exist for masking out regions with motion, a better...

    Robert Pless

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:101240

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  16. Research Article

    Interactive Exploration for Image Retrieval

    We present a new version of our content-based image retrieval system RETIN. It is based on adaptive quantization of the color space, together with new features aiming at representing the spatial relationship b...

    Matthieu Cord, Sylvie Philipp-Foliguet, Philippe-Henri Gosselin and Jérôme Fournier

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:649689

    Published on: 25 August 2005

  17. Research Article

    Attentional Mechanisms for Interactive Image Exploration

    A lot of work has been devoted to content-based image retrieval from large image databases. The traditional approaches are based on the analysis of the whole image content both in terms of low-level and semant...

    Joseph Machrouh and Philippe Tarroux

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:730172

    Published on: 25 August 2005