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Author Ernest Valveny; Enric Marti edit   pdf
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  Title Application of deformable template matching to symbol recognition in hand-written architectural draw Type Conference Article
  Year 1999 Publication Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract We propose to use deformable template matching as a new approach to recognize characters and lineal symbols in hand-written line drawings, instead of traditional methods based on vectorization and feature extraction. Bayesian formulation of the deformable template matching allows combining fidelity to the ideal shape of the symbol with maximum flexibility to get the best fit to the input image. Lineal nature of symbols can be exploited to define a suitable representation of models and the set of deformations to be applied to them. Matching, however, is done over the original binary image to avoid losing relevant features during vectorization. We have applied this method to hand-written architectural drawings and experimental results demonstrate that symbols with high distortions from ideal shape can be accurately identified.  
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  Publisher Place of Publication Bangalore (India) Editor  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ VAM1999a Serial 1657  
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Author Ernest Valveny; Enric Marti edit  openurl
  Title Recognition of lineal symbols in hand-written drawings using deformable template matching Type Conference Article
  Year 1999 Publication Proceedings of the VIII Symposium Nacional de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes Abbreviated Journal  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ VAM1999 Serial 1658  
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Author Ernest Valveny; Enric Marti edit  openurl
  Title Dimensions analysis in hand-drawn architectural drawings Type Conference Article
  Year 1997 Publication VII National Simposium of Pattern Recognition and image Analysis, SNRFAI´97 Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 90-91  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ VAM1997 Serial 1659  
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Author Ernest Valveny; Ricardo Toledo; Ramon Baldrich; Enric Marti edit  openurl
  Title Combining recognition-based in segmentation-based approaches for graphic symol recognition using deformable template matching Type Conference Article
  Year 2002 Publication Proceeding of the Second IASTED International Conference Visualization, Imaging and Image Proceesing VIIP 2002 Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 502–507  
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  Notes DAG;RV;CAT;IAM;;CIC;ADAS Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ VTB2002 Serial 1660  
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Author Aura Hernandez-Sabate; Debora Gil; David Roche; Monica M. S. Matsumoto; Sergio S. Furuie edit   pdf
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  Title Inferring the Performance of Medical Imaging Algorithms Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication 14th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 6854 Issue Pages 520-528  
  Keywords Validation, Statistical Inference, Medical Imaging Algorithms.  
  Abstract Evaluation of the performance and limitations of medical imaging algorithms is essential to estimate their impact in social, economic or clinical aspects. However, validation of medical imaging techniques is a challenging task due to the variety of imaging and clinical problems involved, as well as, the difficulties for systematically extracting a reliable solely ground truth. Although specific validation protocols are reported in any medical imaging paper, there are still two major concerns: definition of standardized methodologies transversal to all problems and generalization of conclusions to the whole clinical data set.
We claim that both issues would be fully solved if we had a statistical model relating ground truth and the output of computational imaging techniques. Such a statistical model could conclude to what extent the algorithm behaves like the ground truth from the analysis of a sampling of the validation data set. We present a statistical inference framework reporting the agreement and describing the relationship of two quantities. We show its transversality by applying it to validation of two different tasks: contour segmentation and landmark correspondence.
 
  Address Sevilla  
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  Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Place of Publication Berlin Editor Pedro Real; Daniel Diaz-Pernil; Helena Molina-Abril; Ainhoa Berciano; Walter Kropatsch  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ HGR2011 Serial 1676  
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Author David Roche; Debora Gil; Jesus Giraldo edit   pdf
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  Title An inference model for analyzing termination conditions of Evolutionary Algorithms Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication 14th Congrès Català en Intel·ligencia Artificial Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 216-225  
  Keywords Evolutionary Computation Convergence, Termination Conditions, Statistical Inference  
  Abstract In real-world problems, it is mandatory to design a termination condition for Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) ensuring stabilization close to the unknown optimum. Distribution-based quantities are good candidates as far as suitable parameters are used. A main limitation for application to real-world problems is that such parameters strongly depend on the topology of the objective function, as well as, the EA paradigm used.
We claim that the termination problem would be fully solved if we had a model measuring to what extent a distribution-based quantity asymptotically behaves like the solution accuracy. We present a regression-prediction model that relates any two given quantities and reports if they can be statistically swapped as termination conditions. Our framework is applied to two issues. First, exploring if the parameters involved in the computation of distribution-based quantities influence their asymptotic behavior. Second, to what extent existing distribution-based quantities can be asymptotically exchanged for the accuracy of the EA solution.
 
  Address Lleida, Catalonia (Spain)  
  Corporate Author Associació Catalana Intel·ligència Artificial Thesis  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ RGG2011a Serial 1677  
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Author David Roche; Debora Gil; Jesus Giraldo edit   pdf
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  Title Using statistical inference for designing termination conditions ensuring convergence of Evolutionary Algorithms Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication 11th European Conference on Artificial Life Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract A main challenge in Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) is determining a termination condition ensuring stabilization close to the optimum in real-world applications. Although for known test functions distribution-based quantities are good candidates (as far as suitable parameters are used), in real-world problems an open question still remains unsolved. How can we estimate an upper-bound for the termination condition value ensuring a given accuracy for the (unknown) EA solution?
We claim that the termination problem would be fully solved if we defined a quantity (depending only on the EA output) behaving like the solution accuracy. The open question would be, then, satisfactorily answered if we had a model relating both quantities, since accuracy could be predicted from the alternative quantity. We present a statistical inference framework addressing two topics: checking the correlation between the two quantities and defining a regression model for predicting (at a given confidence level) accuracy values from the EA output.
 
  Address Paris, France  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ RGG2011b Serial 1678  
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Author Ferran Poveda; Debora Gil ;Albert Andaluz ;Enric Marti edit   pdf
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  Title Multiscale Tractography for Representing Heart Muscular Architecture Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication In MICCAI 2011 Workshop on Computational Diffusion MRI Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract Deep understanding of myocardial structure of the heart would unravel crucial knowledge for clinical and medical procedures. Although the muscular architecture of the heart has been debated by countless researchers, the controversy is still alive. Diffusion Tensor MRI, DT-MRI, is a unique imaging technique for computational validation of the muscular structure of the heart. By the complex arrangement of myocites, existing techniques can not provide comprehensive descriptions of the global muscular architecture. In this paper we introduce a multiresolution reconstruction technique based on DT-MRI streamlining for simplified global myocardial model generation. Our reconstructions can restore the most complex myocardial structures and indicate a global helical organization  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ PGA2011 Serial 1681  
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Author Patricia Marquez; Debora Gil; Aura Hernandez-Sabate edit   pdf
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  Title A Confidence Measure for Assessing Optical Flow Accuracy in the Absence of Ground Truth Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision – Workshops Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 2042-2049  
  Keywords IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision – Workshops  
  Abstract Optical flow is a valuable tool for motion analysis in autonomous navigation systems. A reliable application requires determining the accuracy of the computed optical flow. This is a main challenge given the absence of ground truth in real world sequences. This paper introduces a measure of optical flow accuracy for Lucas-Kanade based flows in terms of the numerical stability of the data-term. We call this measure optical flow condition number. A statistical analysis over ground-truth data show a good statistical correlation between the condition number and optical flow error. Experiments on driving sequences illustrate its potential for autonomous navigation systems.  
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  Publisher IEEE Place of Publication Barcelona (Spain) Editor  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ MGH2011 Serial 1682  
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Author Andrew Nolan; Daniel Serrano; Aura Hernandez-Sabate; Daniel Ponsa; Antonio Lopez edit   pdf
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  Title Obstacle mapping module for quadrotors on outdoor Search and Rescue operations Type Conference Article
  Year 2013 Publication International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Flight Competition Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract Obstacle avoidance remains a challenging task for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV), due to their limited payload capacity to carry advanced sensors. Unlike larger vehicles, MAV can only carry light weight sensors, for instance a camera, which is our main assumption in this work. We explore passive monocular depth estimation and propose a novel method Position Aided Depth Estimation
(PADE). We analyse PADE performance and compare it against the extensively used Time To Collision (TTC). We evaluate the accuracy, robustness to noise and speed of three Optical Flow (OF) techniques, combined with both depth estimation methods. Our results show PADE is more accurate than TTC at depths between 0-12 meters and is less sensitive to noise. Our findings highlight the potential application of PADE for MAV to perform safe autonomous navigation in
unknown and unstructured environments.
 
  Address Toulouse; France; September 2013  
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  Notes ADAS; 600.054; 600.057;IAM Approved no  
  Call Number Admin @ si @ NSH2013 Serial 2371  
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