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Advances in Visual Information Systems : 9th International Conference, VISUAL 2007 Shanghai, China, June 28-29, 2007 Revised Selected Papers - Guoping Qiu

Advances in Visual Information Systems

9th International Conference, VISUAL 2007 Shanghai, China, June 28-29, 2007 Revised Selected Papers

By: Guoping Qiu (Editor), Clement Leung (Editor), Xiang-Yang Xue (Editor), Robert Laurini (Editor)

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The Visual Information Systems International Conference series is designed to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from diverse areas of computing including computer vision, databases, human-computer interaction, information security, image processing, information visualization and mining, as well as knowledge and information management to exchange ideas, discuss challenges, present their latest results and to advance research and development in the construction and application of visual information systems. Following previous conferences held in Melbourne (1996), San Diego (1997), Amsterdam (1999), Lyon (2000), Taiwan (2002), Miami (2003), San Francisco (2004) and Amsterdam (2005), the Ninth International Conference on Visual Information Systems, VISUAL2007, was held in Shanghai, China, June 28-29, 2007. Over the years, the visual information systems paradigm continues to evolve, and the unrelenting exponential growth in the amount of digital visual data underlines the escalating importance of how such data are effectively managed and deployed. VISUAL2007 received 117 submissions from 15 countries and regions. Submitted full papers were reviewed by more than 60 international experts in the field. This volume collects 54 selected papers presented at VISUAL2007. Topics covered in these papers include image and video retrieval, visual biometrics, intelligent visual information processing, visual data mining, ubiquitous and mobile visual information systems, visual semantics, 2D/3D graphical visual data retrieval and applications of visual information systems.

Keynote Paper
Visual Information Retrieval - Future Directions and Grand Challengesp. 1
Image and Video Retrieval
Approximation-Based Keypoints in Colour Images - A Tool for Building and Searching Visual Databasesp. 5
A Knowledge Synthesizing Approach for Classification of Visual Informationp. 17
Image Similarity - From Fuzzy Sets to Color Image Applicationsp. 26
A Semi-automatic Feature Selecting Method for Sports Video Highlight Annotationp. 38
Face Image Retrieval System Using TFV and Combination of Subimagesp. 49
Near-Duplicate Detection Using a New Framework of Constructing Accurate Affine Invariant Regionsp. 61
Where Are Focused Places of a Photo?p. 73
Region Based Image Retrieval Incorporated with Camera Metadatap. 84
Empirical Investigations on Benchmark Tasks for Automatic Image Annotationp. 93
Automatic Detection and Recognition of Players in Soccer Videosp. 105
A Temporal and Visual Analysis-Based Approach to Commercial Detection in News Videop. 117
Salient Region Filtering for Background Subtractionp. 126
A Novel SVM-Based Method for Moving Video Objects Recognitionp. 136
Image Classification and Indexing by EM Based Multiple-Instance Learningp. 146
Visual Biometrics
Palm Vein Extraction and Matching for Personal Authenticationp. 154
A SVM Face Recognition Method Based on Optimized Gabor Featuresp. 165
Palmprint Identification Using Pairwise Relative Angle and EMDp. 175
Finding Lips in Unconstrained Imagery for Improved Automatic Speech Recognitionp. 185
Intelligent Visual Information Processing
Feature Selection for Identifying Critical Variables of Principal Components Based on K-Nearest Neighbor Rulep. 193
Denoising Saliency Map for Region of Interest Extractionp. 205
Cumulative Global Distance for Dimension Reduction in Handwritten Digits Databasep. 216
A New Video Compression Algorithm for Very Low Bandwidth Using Curve Fitting Methodp. 223
The Influence of Perceived Quality by Adjusting Frames Per Second and Bits Per Frame Under the Limited Bandwidthp. 230
An Evolutionary Approach to Inverse Gray Level Quantizationp. 242
Visual Data Mining
Mining Large-Scale News Video Database Via Knowledge Visualizationp. 254
Visualization of the Critical Patterns of Missing Values in Classification Datap. 267
Visualizing Unstructured Text Sequences Using Iterative Visual Clusteringp. 275
Enhanced Visual Separation of Clusters by M-Mapping to Facilitate Cluster Analysisp. 285
Multimedia Data Mining and Searching Through Dynamic Index Evolutionp. 298
Ubiquitous and Mobile Visual Information Systems
Clustering and Visualizing Audiovisual Dataset on Mobile Devices in a Topic-Oriented Mannerp. 310
Adaptive Video Presentation for Small Display While Maximize Visual Informationp. 322
An Efficient Compression Technique for a Multi-dimensional Index in Main Memoryp. 333
RELT - Visualizing Trees on Mobile Devicesp. 344
Auto-generation of Geographic Cognitive Maps for Browsing Personal Multimediap. 358
Semantics
Automatic Image Annotation for Semantic Image Retrievalp. 369
Collaterally Cued Labelling Framework Underpinning Semantic-Level Visual Content Descriptorp. 379
Investigating Automatic Semantic Processing Effects in Selective Attention for Just-in-Time Information Retrieval Systemsp. 391
News Video Retrieval by Learning Multimodal Semantic Informationp. 403
2D/3D Graphical Visual Data Retrieval
Visualization of Relational Structure Among Scientific Articlesp. 415
3D Model Retrieval Based on Multi-Shell Extended Gaussian Imagep. 426
Neurovision with Resilient Neural Networksp. 438
Applications of Visual Information Systems
Visual Information for Firearm Identification by Digital Holographyp. 445
GIS-Based Lunar Exploration Information System in Chinap. 453
Semantic 3D CAD and Its Applications in Construction Industry - An Outlook of Construction Data Visualizationp. 461
A Fast Algorithm for License Plate Detectionp. 468
Applying Local Cooccurring Patterns for Object Detection from Aerial Imagesp. 478
Enticing Sociability in an Intelligent Coffee Cornerp. 490
Geometric and Haptic Modelling of Textile Artefactsp. 502
A Toolkit to Support Dynamic Social Network Visualizationp. 512
The Predicate Tree - A Metaphor for Visually Describing Complex Boolean Queriesp. 524
Potentialities of Chorems as Visual Summaries of Geographic Databases Contentsp. 537
Compound Geospatial Object Detection in an Aerial Imagep. 549
Texture Representation and Retrieval Using the Causal Autoregressive Modelp. 559
An Approach Based on Multiple Representations and Multiple Queries for Invariant Image Retrievalp. 570
Author Indexp. 581
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ISBN: 9783540764137
ISBN-10: 3540764135
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 586
Published: 5th December 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.45
Weight (kg): 0.9