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

  1. Research Article

    Editorial

    Jacques Blanc-Talon and Wilfried Philips

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:857417

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  2. Research Article

    Color Seal Extraction from Documents: Robustness through Soft Data Fusion

    This paper presents a framework for the extraction of elements characterized by a particular color hue from color document images. The presented approach attains the detection of official seals, which will be ...

    Aureli Soria-Frisch

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:812769

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  3. Research Article

    Design of a Vision-Based Sensor for Autonomous Pig House Cleaning

    Current pig house cleaning procedures are hazardous to the health of farm workers, and yet necessary if the spread of disease between batches of animals is to be satisfactorily controlled. Autonomous cleaning ...

    Ian Braithwaite, Mogens Blanke, Guo-Qiang Zhang and Jens Michael Carstensen

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:473479

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  4. Research Article

    Spatio-Temporal Graphical-Model-Based Multiple Facial Feature Tracking

    It is challenging to track multiple facial features simultaneously when rich expressions are presented on a face. We propose a two-step solution. In the first step, several independent condensation-style parti...

    Congyong Su and Li Huang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:215497

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  5. Research Article

    Characterizing Image Sets Using Formal Concept Analysis

    This article presents a new method for supervised image classification. Given a finite number of image sets, each set corresponding to a place of an environment, we propose a localization strategy, which relie...

    Emmanuel Zenou and Manuel Samuelides

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:628912

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  6. Research Article

    An Embedded Application for Degraded Text Recognition

    This paper describes a mobile device which tries to give the blind or visually impaired access to text information. Three key technologies are required for this system: text detection, optical character recogn...

    Céline Thillou, Silvio Ferreira and Bernard Gosselin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:370317

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  7. Research Article

    Topological Active Volumes

    The topological active volumes (TAVs) model is a general model for 3D image segmentation. It is based on deformable models and integrates features of region-based and boundary-based segmentation techniques. Be...

    N. Barreira and M. G. Penedo

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:737820

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  8. Research Article

    Coarse Fingerprint Registration Using Orientation Fields

    The majority of traditional research into automated fingerprint identification has focused on algorithms using minutiae-based features. However, shortcomings of this approach are becoming apparent due to the d...

    Neil Yager and Adnan Amin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:935080

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  9. Research Article

    Scalable IC Platform for Smart Cameras

    Smart cameras are among the emerging new fields of electronics. The points of interest are in the application areas, software and IC development. In order to reduce cost, it is worthwhile to invest in a single...

    Richard P. Kleihorst, Anteneh A. Abbo, Vishal Choudhary and Harry Broers

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:706124

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  10. Research Article

    Feature Extraction Methods for Real-Time Face Detection and Classification

    We propose a complete scheme for face detection and recognition. We have used a Bayesian classifier for face detection and a nearest neighbor approach for face classification. To improve the performance of the...

    David Masip, Marco Bressan and Jordi Vitrià

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:531492

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  11. Research Article

    Cost-Effective Video Filtering Solution for Real-Time Vision Systems

    This paper presents an efficient video filtering scheme and its implementation in a field-programmable logic device (FPLD). Since the proposed nonlinear, spatiotemporal filtering scheme is based on order stati...

    Viktor Fischer, Rastislav Lukac and Karl Martin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:568069

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  12. Research Article

    Dynamic Hand Gesture Recognition Using the Skeleton of the Hand

    This paper discusses the use of the computer vision in the interpretation of human gestures. Hand gestures would be an intuitive and ideal way of exchanging information with other people in a virtual space, gu...

    Bogdan Ionescu, Didier Coquin, Patrick Lambert and Vasile Buzuloiu

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:236190

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  13. Research Article

    Recognition of Arabic Sign Language Alphabet Using Polynomial Classifiers

    Building an accurate automatic sign language recognition system is of great importance in facilitating efficient communication with deaf people. In this paper, we propose the use of polynomial classifiers as a...

    Khaled Assaleh and M. Al-Rousan

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:507614

    Published on: 15 August 2005

  14. Research Article

    Image-Based 3D Face Modeling System

    This paper describes an automatic system for 3D face modeling using frontal and profile images taken by an ordinary digital camera. The system consists of four subsystems including frontal feature detection, p...

    In Kyu Park, Hui Zhang and Vladimir Vezhnevets

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005 2005:271406

    Published on: 15 August 2005