List of accepted papers in the International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST'97);

June 30 - July 3, 1997; Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


Regular Papers

  • Prototype Multiple Sensor Luggage Inspection System for Explosive Detection
    Thomas H. Drayer, Qaing Lu, Panos Arvanitis, Paul E. LaCasse, Yuhua Cui, Richard W. Conners, Lynn A. Abbott, and Shiu Cheung
    Virginia Institute of Technology, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

  • A New Representation of the Contrast Sensitivity Function for Human Vision
    Bert W. Rust and Holly E. Rushmeier
    National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

  • Fast and Accurate Evaluation of the Radon Transform
    Ping Tak Peter Tang
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA

  • Representing and Image in Terms of a Set of Images and Applications to Computational Forensics
    Ying Xu, Victor Olman, and Edward C. Uberbacher
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennesse, USA

  • Improved Correlation Discrimination for Multiple Target Detection Using Nonlinear Joint Power Spectrum Apodization
    Mohammad S. Alam
    Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

  • The WWW and Innovative Product Development for the Discrete Manufacturing Industry : A Vision and Research Agenda
    Kochhar Sandeep
    Advanced Video Communications, Burlington, MA, USA

  • A Graph Theory Approach to Surface Reconstruction
    Laura S. Rogers and Carl Bowling
    Visual Numerics, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA

  • Selection of Good Biorthogonal Wavelets for Data Compression
    Abdou Youssef
    George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  • A New Algorithm for MPEG Video Encryption
    Lintian Qiao and Klara Nahrstedt
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

  • Implementation of Video Compression on DSP
    K. S. Chua, A. A. Kassim, and S. Rangananth
    National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Visible Vertices Labeling and Hidden Vertices Determination in Hand Line Drawing
    Paul S. Wu and Kwok-Kei Lai
    City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • High Resolution Hough Transform for Image Model Estimation
    Xiaoxin Ying
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hongkong

  • Using Different Programming Techniques of X Window System to Implement Real-Time Transmission of Image Information
    Huiwei Guan and Horace Ho-shing Ip
    City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Storing Graphic Data in Databases
    Mengchi Liu
    University of Regina, Canada

  • Handwritten Digit Recognition Using Radial Basis Functions
    Y. C. Chim, A. A. Kassim, and Y. Ibrahim
    National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Fractal Image Compression: an efficient acceleration technique
    Eric Amram and Jacques Blanc-Talon
    ETCA-CREA-SP, France

  • An Efficient Inner Product-Free Parallel Algorithm for Restoring Images Degraded by Spatially-Variant Blur
    Tianruo Yang
    Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden

  • Low-Cost Volume Visualization
    Silvia Castro, Miguel Danzi, Claudio Delrieux, Marcelo Larrea, and Andrea Silvetti
    Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina

  • Networking Virtual Reality for Network Management Applications
    Jiann-Liang Chen and Yu-Lin Tseng
    Tatung Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, R. O. C.

  • VRML 2.0 Extension for Adaptative Transmission of Synthetic Images
    Antonio Mana-Gomez and Francisco Villalba-Sanchez
    E.T.S. Ingenieria Informatica, Univ. of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

  • DEM2ONS: A High Level Declarative Modeler for 3D Graphics Applications
    Kwaiter Ghassan, Gaildrat Veronique, and Caubet Rene
    IRIT - Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse Cedex, France

  • Declarative Modelling: Speeding up the Generation
    Champciaux Laurent
    Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Nantes Cedex, France

  • A Qualitive Approach to Fuzzy Properties in Scene Description
    Daniel Pacholczyk and Emmanuel Desmontils
    LERIA - Universite d'Angers, Angers Cedex, France

  • Properties Taxonomy in Declarative Modeling
    Emmanuel Desmontils and Jean-Yves Martin
    IRIN - Universite de Nantes, Nantes Cedex, France

  • A Neural Network Pipeline Architecture for Image Feature Extraction
    Paul Angel
    University of Glamorgan, South Wales, United Kingdom

  • Feature Extraction for Colour Texture Classification
    Edward Antoniu
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Multichannel Nonlinear Filters for Image Restoration
    Radaan A. Dosari, Russel C. Hardie, Ahmad M. Sarhan, and Kenneth E. Barner
    University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA

  • Feature Synthesis for Correlation-based Pattern Recognition
    Farid Ahmed and Fahmida Rahman
    PennState Erie, Erie, PA, USA

  • Computer-Assisted Dolphin Identification Based on Dorsal Fin Images
    A. Kreho, N. Kehtarnavaz, G. Hillman, B. Wursig, and D. Weller
    Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, USA

  • A Watermarking Technique for Digital Imagery
    Ray Wolfgang and Edward J. Delp
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  • Perceptual Watermarking of JPEG Bitstreams
    Christine Podilchuk
    Bell Laboratories, Mountain Ave., Murray Hill, New Jersey, USA

  • Applying Digital Watermarking Techniques to Online Multimedia Commerce
    Jian Zhao
    Fraunhofer Center for Research in Computer Graphics, Providence, RI, USA

  • Controlable User Access on Multimedia Data in the World Wide Web
    Eckhard Koch and D. Stock
    Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics, Darmstadt, Germany

  • Selective Encryption and Watermarking of MPEG Video
    T. Wu and S. F. Wu
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

  • Invisible Watermarking of Compressed Images for Web Applications
    D. Benham, N. Memon, B-L Yeo, and M. Yeung
    Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA

  • Generic and Fully Automatic Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Texture
    Suresh K. Choubey and Vijay V. Raghavan
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging, GE Medical Systems, Waukesha, WI, USA

  • Region-Based Indexing in an Image Database
    Niles Nes and Martin Kersten
    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Extracting Visual Content Representation in Video Databases
    Haitao Jiang and Ahmed Elmagarmid
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  • Multiple Instance Object Problem in Spatial Similarity-Based Retrieval
    Rajesh Sonak, Venkat Gudivada, and Jay Bhuyan
    University of Missouri, Rolla, MO, USA

  • Classification of the Terrestrial Objects Using Boundaries
    Riza Akturan and Kent Panwarden
    Globalstar, L. P., San Jose, California, USA

  • Uncencumbered Dynamic Hand Gesture Recognition for Remote Camera Control
    Helman I. Stern
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

  • The Slip Detection and Computing for VLSI Wafer Inspection
    Zhongquan Wu, John Cromer, and Lie Dou
    ADE Optical Systems Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

  • A Method for Discriminating Radar Clutter Sequences from Target Range Images
    Deshuang Huang and Daniel Zhu
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China

  • Color Image Processing for Quality Evaluation of Edible Beans
    Suranjan Panigrahi
    North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA

  • A Vision System for Biotechnological Applications
    Andrei Doncescu, Alain Bouju, and Chisthine Delorme
    Laboratoire d'Informatique et d'Imagerie Industrielle, La Rochelle Cedex, France

  • The CMAC Neural Network - Adaptations and Insights
    Bai Li and Dave Elliman
    Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Hyperbase Modelling for Integration of Distributed Unknown Structure Documents
    Florenco Sedes and Safia Djennane
    Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

  • GhostSpace: Efficient VRML Browsing on ATM
    Daisuke Nishioka and Mikio Nagasawa
    Hitachi, Tokyo, Japan

  • An Use of Program Supervision for Automatic Galaxy Classification
    R. Vincent, J-C Ossla, and M. Thonnat
    I.N.R.I.A. Action ORION, Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France

  • Double-Time Cubes: A Fast 3D Surface Construction Algorithm for Volume Visualization
    Dennis J. Bouvier
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

  • Improved Adaptive Skip Factor For Scene Change Detection
    T. Rachidi, S. A. Maelainin, and A. Bensaid
    Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Ifrane, Morocco

  • Variable Block-size Image Coding Using Resource Planning
    Chao-wen Chen and David Y. Y. Yun
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

  • A Source Smoothing Scheme for VBR Traffic
    Lou Wenjing, Chia Liang Tien, and Lee Bu Sung
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • KLT Compression and Reconstruction of Spatially-Invariant Image Sequences
    James B. Farison and Yong-gab Park
    University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA

  • Concurrent Processing of JBIG Decomposition and Skew Estimation
    J. Kanai and A. Bagdanov
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

  • Synthetic Actor Motion Using Fourier Transformation
    Sudhanshu K. Semwal and Darrin W. Griffin
    University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

  • Image Transfer in a Mobile Environment
    Jian Zhang
    Computer Graphics Center (ZGDV), Darmstadt, Germany

  • Plot-and-Patterning Theory in Computer Graphics and Computer Animation
    Edward G. Belaga
    Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

  • Pyramid Coding of Video Signals for Progressive Transmission
    Nehal Dantwala, Subhash C. Kwatra, and Awad Kh. Al-Asmari
    University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA

  • Compression, Visualization and Segmentation Techniques for 3D Spectrum-Images from Multispectral Analytical Electron Microscopy
    P. G. Kenny, P. F. Newbury, D. L. Mountain, D. Whitehouse, S. A. Haigh, M. Prutton, R. H. Roberts, I. R. Barkshire, and M. J. G. Wenham
    University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

  • Complexity Evaluation of Imaging Processes with Applications to Design and Detection of Self-Similar Patterns
    Kohji Kamejima
    Osaka Institute of Technology, Osaka, Japan

  • Selecting Image Features for Automated Visual Inspection of Agricultural Grains
    Ahmad Ghazanfari, Shahab Sokhansanj, Phill Winter, and Hugh C. Wood
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

    Short Papers

  • Visualization of Electromagnetic Fields Influences on Humans in Virtual Kitchen
    S. Loskovska, L. Ololoska Gagovska, M. Kacarska, L. Grcev
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Karpos, Skopje, Macedonia

  • A Low Memory Algorithm for the Ray-Mountain Intersection Test
    Isidro Verdu, Juan C. Torres, Domingo Gimenez
    Univ. de Murcia, Murcia, Spain

  • Logo Detection in Document Images
    Steve Seiden, Michael Dillencourt, Sandy Irani, Roland Borrey, and Timothy Murphy
    University of California, Irvine, California, USA

  • Adaptive Error Concealment Techniques in the Transform Domain
    Chia Liang Tien, Yeo Chai Kiat, and Lim Boon Seng
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Additional Properties of the Simultaneous-Diagonalization Transform
    James B. Farison, J. W. V. Miller, and Xia He
    University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA

  • Rapid Manipulation of Images Compressed by the CCITT Group III 1-D Coding Scheme
    S. Latifi and J. Kanai
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

  • Determination of Wear Particle Characteristics by Computer Vision
    M. S. Laghari and A. Boujarwah
    Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

  • Competitiveness Improvement in Multi-Classifier Systems by Data Equalization
    Geok See Ng and Harcharan Singh
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • HYPEX - A Modeling, Analysis and Visualization Toolkit for Hyperspectral Data
    Sandra J. Conner and Frederick C. Mertz
    Photon Research Associates, Arlington, Virginia, USA

  • A Simple Color Metric and Its Applications
    Fenglei Du
    Amherst Systems Inc., Buffalo, New York, USA

  • Finding Best Cut Between Touching Chromosomes Using Local Operations
    Hongchi Shi, Paul Gader, Hongzheng Li, and Young-Bae Lim
    University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  • Model-Based Approaches for Extracting Road Information from Urban Maps
    Toyohide Watanabe
    Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

  • Associative Approach to Machine Vision
    Rutie Adar and Avidan Akerib
    Associative Computing Ltd. (ACL), Raanana, Israel

  • SPICE Netlist Translation from Circuit Schematic Diagrams
    M. A. Chatterjee and G. R. Simon
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Web-based On-demand Image Retrieval Based on Color Content and Region of Interest
    Jia Wang, Wen-jann Yang, and Raj Acharya
    State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA

  • Local Fractal Compression Algorithm: a new approach for making real fractal compression
    Jacques Blanc-Talon
    ETCA-CREA-SP, France

  • Preconditioned Rayleigh Quotient and Modified Conjugate Gradients for Total Least Squares Filter in Robot Navigation
    Tianruo Yang
    Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden

  • A Modeling Method for Multi-Media Databases Based on Segmentation Concept
    Taketoshi Ushiama and Toyohide Watanabe
    Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

  • Accurate Data Prefetching with Intelligent Replacement Policy
    Gilbert H. Young and Siu Ching Sze
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

  • The Polysystem Analysis of Problems and Hypotheses in a Procedure of Declarative Modeling
    A. K. Cherkashin and E. A. Cherkashin
    Institute of Geography SB RAS, Ulanbatorskaya, Russia

  • The Algorithm of Fast Volume Rendering and Its Application in Virtual Environments
    Chen Xiaowu, He Lei, Shen Xukun, and Zhao Qinping
    Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, P. R. China

  • Road Detection in Panchromatic SPOT Satellite Images
    Nicolae Duta
    East Lansing, Michigan, USA

  • Fast Image Indexing by Fuzzy Membership
    J. You and H. Shen
    Griffith University, Nathan, Australia

  • Efficient Parallel Algorithms for Image Coloring
    H. Shen and S. Q. Zheng
    Griffith University, Nathan, Australia

  • A Simplified Approach for Desktop 3D Scanning
    De-Wei Yang and Nagarajan Prabhakaran
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA

  • Optimal Surface Triangulation
    Tianyu Lu and David Y. Y. Yun
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA