Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications III contains all contributions presented at the International Symposium CompIMAGE 2012 - Computational Modelling of Object Presented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications (Rome, Italy, 5-7 September 2012). The contributions cover the state-of-art and new trends in the fields of: - 3D Vision; - Biometric Recognition; - Computational Bioimaging and Visualization; - Computer Vision in Robotics and Automation; - Data Acquisition, Interpolation, Registration and Compression; - Image Enhancement and Restoring; - Image Processing and Analysis; - Image Segmentation; - Medical Imaging; - Modeling and Simulation; - Motion and Deformation Analysis; - Remote Sensing; - Scientific Visualization Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications III addresses different techniques, such as optimization methods, geometry, finite element method, principal component analysis, stochastic methods, neural networks and fuzzy logic.
The book is useful to researchers and students with multidisciplinary interests related to Computational Vision, Computational Mechanics, Medicine, Engineering and Architecture.
Preface Acknowledgements Invited lectures Thematic sessions Scientific committee 3D modelling to support dental surgery D. Avola, A. Petracca & G. Placidi Detection system from the driver's hands based on Address Event Representation (AER) A. Rios, C. Conde, I. Martin de Diego & E. Cabello Quantitative analysis on PCA-based statistical 3D face shape modeling A.Y.A. Maghari, I. Yi Liao & B. Belaton Ordinary video events detection H. Uddin Sharif, S. Uyaver & H. Sharif Sclera segmentation for gaze estimation and iris localization in unconstrained images M. Marcon, E. Frigerio & S. Tubaro Morphing billboards for accurate reproduction of shape and shading of articulated objects with an application to real-time hand tracking N. Petersen & D. Stricker Independent multimodal background subtraction D. Bloisi & L. Iocchi Perception and decision systems for autonomous UAV flight P. Fallavollita, S. Esposito & M. Balsi Flow measurement in open channels based in digital image processing to debris flow study C. Alberto Ospina Caicedo, L. Pencue Fierro & N. Oliveras Incorporating global information in active contour models A. Vikram, A. Yezzi Hexagonal parallel thinning algorithms based on sufficient conditions for topology preservation P. Kardos & K. Palagyi Evolving concepts using gene duplication M. Ebner FPGA implementation of OpenCV compatible background identification circuit M. Genovese & E. Napoli Fourier optics approach in evaluation of the diffraction and defocus aberration in three-dimensional integral imaging Z.E. Ashari Esfahani, Z. Kavehvash & K. Mehrany Intensity and affine invariant statistic-based image matching M. Lecca & M. Dalla Mura Recognition of shock-wave patterns from shock-capturing solutions R. Paciorri &A. Bonfiglioli Fast orientation invariant template matching using centre-of-gravity information A. Maier &A. Uhl Evaluation of the Menzies method potential for automatic dermoscopic image analysis A.R.S. Marcal, T. Mendonca, C.S.P. Silva, M.A. Pereira & J. Rozeira Application of UTHSCSA-Image Tool(t) to estimate concrete texture J.S. Camacho, A.S. Felipe & M.C.F. Albuquerque Texture image segmentation with smooth gradients and local information Isabel N. Figueiredo, J.C. Moreno &V.B. Surya Prasath Unsupervised self-organizing texture descriptor M. Vanetti, I. Gallo &A. Nodari Automatic visual attributes extraction from web offers images A. Nodari, I. Gallo & M. Vanetti Segmenting active regions on solar EUV images C. Caballero & M.C. Aranda Automated Shape Analysis landmarks detection for medical image processing N. Amoroso, R. Bellotti, S. Bruno, A. Chincarini, G. Logroscino, S. Tangaro &A. Tateo Bayesian depth map interpolation using edge driven Markov Random Fields S. Colonnese, S. Rinauro & G. Scarano Man-made objects delineation on high-resolution satellite images A. Kourgli & Y. Oukil A hybrid approach to clouds and shadows removal in satellite images D. Sousa, A. Siravenha & E. Pelaes Wishart classification comparison between compact and quad-polarimetric SAR imagery using RADARSAT2 data B. Souissi, M. Ouarzeddine &A. Belhadj-Aissa Land cover differentiation using digital image processing of Landsat-7 ETM+ samples Y.T. Solano, L. Pencue Fierro &A. Figueroa Comparing land cover maps obtained from remote sensing for deriving urban indicators T. Santos & S. Freire Extraction of buildings in heterogeneous urban areas: Testing the value of increased spectral information ofWorldView-2 imagery S. Freire &T. Santos An energy minimization reconstruction algorithm for multivalued discrete tomography L. Varga, P. Balazs & A. Nagy Functional near-infrared frontal cortex imaging for virtual reality neuro-rehabilitation assessment S. Bisconti, M. Spezialetti, G. Placidi & V. Quaresima Mandibular nerve canal identification for preoperative planning in oral implantology T. Chiarelli, E. Lamma & T. Sansoni Biomedical image interpolation based on multi-resolution transformations G. Xu, J. Leng, Y. Zheng & Y. Zhang A spectral and radial basis function hybrid method for visualizing vascular flows B. Brimkov, J.-H. Jung, J. Kotary, X. Liu & J. Zheng Identification of models of brain glucose metabolism from 18F - Deoxyglucose PET images P. Lecca Dynamic lung modeling and tumor tracking using deformable image registration and geometric smoothing Y. Zhang, Y. Jing, X. Liang, G. Xu & L. Dong Motion and deformation estimation from medical imagery by modeling sub-structure interaction and constraints G. Sundaramoorthi, B.-W. Hong & A. Yezzi Automated and semi-automated procedures in the assessment of Coronary Arterial Disease by Computed Tomography M.M. Ribeiro, I. Bate, N. Goncalves, J. O'Neill & J.C. Mauricio Image-analysis tools in the study of morphofunctional features of neurons D. Simone, A. Colosimo, F. Malchiodi-Albedi, A. De Ninno, L. Businaro &A.M. Gerardino GPU computing for patient-specific model of pulmonary airflow T. Yamaguchi, Y. Imai, T. Miki &T. Ishikawa Bone volume measurement of human femur head specimens by modeling the histograms of micro-CT images F. Marinozzi, F. Zuppante, F. Bini, A. Marinozzi, R. Bedini & R. Pecci Stress and strain patterns in normal and osteoarthritic femur using finite element analysis F. Marinozzi, A. De Paolis, R. De Luca, F. Bini, R. Bedini & A. Marinozzi A new index of cluster validity for medical images application A. Boulemnadjel & F. Hachouf Knowledge sharing in biomedical imaging using a grid computing approach M. Castellano & R. Stifini Modeling anisotropic material property of cerebral aneurysms for fluid-structure interaction computational simulation H. Zhang, Y. Jiao, E. Johnson, Y. Zhang & K. Shimada Analysis of left ventricle echocardiographic movies by variational methods: Dedicated software for cardiac ECG and ECHO synchronizations M. Pedone A survey of echographic simulators A. Ourahmoune, S. Larabi & C. Hamitouche-Djabou Hip prostheses computational modeling: Mechanical behavior of a femoral stem associated with different constraint materials and configurations I. Campioni, U. Andreaus, A. Ventura & C. Giacomozzi Histogram based threshold segmentation of the human femur body for patient specific acquired CT scan images D. Almeida, J. Folgado, P.R. Fernandes & R.B. Ruben A hybrid sampling strategy for Sparse Magnetic Resonance Imaging L. Ciancarella, D. Avola, E. Marcucci & G. Placidi Two efficient primal-dual algorithms for MRI Rician denoising A. Martin, J.F. Garamendi & E. Schiavi Graph based MRI analysis for evaluating the prognostic relevance of longitudinal brain atrophy estimation in post-traumatic diffuse axonal injury E. Monti, V. Pedoia, E. Binaghi, A. De Benedictis & S. Balbi Hemispheric dominance evaluation by using fMRI activation weighted vector V. Pedoia, S. Strocchi, R. Minotto & E. Binaghi An automatic unsupervised fuzzy method for image segmentation S.G. Dellepiane, V. Carbone & S. Nardotto Machining process simulation C.H. Nascimento, A.R. Rodrigues & R.T. Coelho A least square estimator for spin-spin relaxation time in Magnetic Resonance imaging F. Baselice, G. Ferraioli & V. Pascazio Numerical modelling of the abdominal wall using MRI. Application to hernia surgery B. Hernandez-Gascon, A. Mena, J. Grasa, M. Malve, E. Pena, B. Calvo, G. Pascual & J.M. Bellon A splitting algorithm for MR image reconstruction from sparse sampling Z.-Y. Cao & Y.-W.Wen A look inside the future perspectives of the digital cytology D. Giansanti, S. Morelli, S. Silvestri, G. D'Avenio, M. Grigioni, MR. Giovagnoli, M. Pochini, S. Balzano, E. Giarnieri & E. Carico Radial Basis Functions for the interpolation of hemodynamics flow pattern: A quantitative analysis R. Ponzini, M.E. Biancolini, G. Rizzo & U. Morbiducci A software for analysing erythrocytes images under flow G. D'Avenio, P. Caprari, C. Daniele, A. Tarzia & M. Grigioni Flow patterns in aortic circulation following Mustard procedure G. D'Avenio, S. Donatiello, A. Secinaro, A. Palombo, B. Marino, A. Amodeo & M. Grigioni A new workflow for patient specific image-based hemodynamics: Parametric study of the carotid bifurcation M.E. Biancolini, R. Ponzini, L. Antiga & U. Morbiducci Radial Basis Functions for the image analysis of deformations M.E. Biancolini & P. Salvini Movement analysis based on virtual reality and 3D depth sensing camera for whole body rehabilitation 367 M. Spezialetti, D. Avola, G. Placidi & G. De Gasperis People detection and tracking using depth camera R. Silva & D. Duque Selected pre-processing methods to STIM-T projections A.C. Marques, D. Beaseley, L.C. Alves & R.C. da Silva Affine invariant descriptors for 3D reconstruction of small archaeological objects M. Saidani & F. Ghorbel Establishment of the mechanical properties of aluminium alloy of sandwich plates with metal foam core by using an image correlation procedure H. Mata, R. Natal Jorge, M.P.L. Parente, A.A. Fernandes, A.D. Santos, R.A.F. Valente & J. Xavier Morphological characterisation of cellular materials by image analysis A. Boschetto, F. Campana, V. Giordano & D. Pilone Computational modelling and 3D reconstruction of highly porous plastic foams' spatial structure I. Beverte & A. Lagzdins Circularity analysis of nano-scale structures in porous silicon images S. Bera, B.B. Bhattacharya, S. Ghoshal & N.R. Bandyopadhyay Determination of geometrical properties of surfaces with grids virtually applied to digital images S. Galli, V. Lux, E. Marotta & P. Salvini On the use of a differential method to analyze the displacement field by means of digital images V. Lux, E. Marotta & P. Salvini Image processing approach in Zn-Ti-Fe kinetic phase evaluation V. Di Cocco, F. Iacoviello & D. Iacoviello Quantitative characterization of ferritic ductile iron damaging micromechanisms: Fatigue loadings V. Di Cocco, F. Iacoviello, A. Rossi & D. Iacoviello Interpretative 3D digital models in architectural surveying of historical buildings M. Centofanti & S. Brusaporci Digital integrated models for the restoration and monitoring of the cultural heritage: The 3D Architectural Information System of the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Penne (Pescara, Italy) R. Continenza, I. Trizio & A. Rasetta Cosmatesque pavement of Montecassino Abbey. History through geometric analysis M. Cigola Laser scanner surveys vs low-cost surveys. A methodological comparison C. Bianchini, F. Borgogni, A. Ippolito, Luca J. Senatore, E. Capiato, C. Capocefalo & F. Cosentino From survey to representation. Operation guidelines C. Bianchini, F. Borgogni, A. Ippolito, Luca J. Senatore, E. Capiato, C. Capocefalo & F. Cosentino Images for analyzing the architectural heritage. Life drawings of the city of Venice E. Chiavoni Author index