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Advances in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision : International Conferences VISAPP and GRAPP 2006, Setubal, Portugal, February 25-28, 2006, Revised Selected Papers - Jose Braz

Advances in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision

International Conferences VISAPP and GRAPP 2006, Setubal, Portugal, February 25-28, 2006, Revised Selected Papers

By: Jose Braz (Editor), Alpesh Ranchordas (Editor), Helder Araujo (Editor), J. Jorge (Editor)

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This book includes selected papers from the first International Conferences on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), jointly held in Setubal, Portugal, on February 25-28, 2006. We received 314 paper submissions for both conferences, quite a high number for a first venue. We had contributions from 44 different countries covering all five continents, which confirms the success and global reach of the two conferences. After a rigorous double-blind review, a total of 116 submissions were accepted as full papers. From those, the Program Committee selected 27 for publication in this book, which were then revised by the authors. Special thanks are due to all contributors and referees, without whom this book would not have been possible. VISAPP/GRAPP 2006 included four invited keynote lectures, presented by internationally recognized researchers. The presentations represented an important contribution to increasing the overall quality of the conference. We would like to express our appreciation to all invited keynote speakers, in alphabetical order, Marc Alexa (TU Berlin/Germany), Andre Gagalowicz (INRIA/France), Ken Perlin (New York University/USA), Peter Robinson (University of Cambridge/UK), whose presentations are partially included in the first section of the book. The second and third sections include selected papers from VISAPP 2006 and GRAPP 2006 respectively.

Invited Paper
Mesh Editing Based on Discrete Laplace and Poisson Modelsp. 3
Geometry and Modeling
Efficient Rendering of High-Detailed Objects Using a Reduced Multi-resolution Hierarchyp. 31
Mesh Retrieval by Componentsp. 44
Terrain Synthesis By-Examplep. 58
Collaboration on Scene Graph Based 3D Datap. 78
Rendering
A Progressive Refinement Approach for the Visualisation of Implicit Surfacesp. 93
Diffusion Based Photon Mappingp. 109
An Incremental Weighted Least Squares Approach to Surface Lights Fieldsp. 123
Animation and Simulation
Motion Map Generation for Maintaining the Temporal Coherence of Brush Strokesp. 139
Interactive Environments
Distributed 3D Information Visualization - Towards Integration of the Dynamic 3D Graphics and Web Servicesp. 155
Interactive Editing of Live Visualsp. 169
Image Formation and Processing
Tolerance-Based Feature Transformsp. 187
A Unified Theory for Steerable and Quadrature Filtersp. 201
Image Analysis
Generalised Principal Component Analysis: Exploiting Inherent Parameter Constraintsp. 217
Ellipse Detection in Digital Image Data Using Geometric Featuresp. 229
A Comparison of Wavelet-Based and Ridgelet-Based Texture Classification of Tissues in Computed Tomographyp. 240
Color Segmentation of Complex Document Imagesp. 251
Improved Reconstruction of Images Distorted by Water Wavesp. 264
Image Understanding
Pose Estimation Using Structured Light and Harmonic Shape Contextsp. 281
Cognitive Vision and Perceptual Grouping by Production Systems with Blackboard Control - An Example for High-Resolution SAR-Imagesp. 293
Occlusion Invariant Face Recognition Using Two-Dimensional PCAp. 305
Multidirectional Face Tracking with 3D Face Model and Learning Half-Face Templatep. 316
Representing Directions for Hough Transformsp. 330
Motion, Tracking and Stereo Vision
Dense Stereo Matching with Growing Aggregation and Neural Learningp. 343
Improving Appearance-Based 3D Face Tracking Using Sparse Stereo Datap. 354
3D Tracking Using 2D-3D Line Segment Correspondence and 2D Point Motionp. 367
Vision-Based Tracking System for Head Motion Correction in FMRI Imagesp. 381
Learning Nonlinear Manifolds of Dynamic Texturesp. 395
Author Indexp. 407
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ISBN: 9783540752721
ISBN-10: 3540752722
Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 407
Published: 12th November 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.65