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  28 January - 2 February, 2018 • Burlingame, California USA

Preliminary Program

Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems XVI

Conference Keywords:  Filtering and Denoising, Fusion Algorithms, Video Processing, Tools and Systems, Color

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Tuesday January 30, 2018

7:15 – 8:45 AM Women in Electronic Imaging Breakfast

Neural Networks in Image Processing Applications

8:50 – 10:10 AM

Deep pFibonacci scattering networks, Federica Battisti1, Marco Carli1, Eleonora De Paola1, and Karen Egiazarian2; 1Università degli Studi Roma TRE (Italy) and 2Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

An estimation method of human impression factors for objects from their 3D shapes using a deep neural network, Koichi Taguchi1, Manabu Hashimoto1, Kensuke Tobitani2, and Noriko Nagata2; 1Chukyo University and 2Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan)

Texture analysis and classification using Pix2Pix network and AlexNet, Mark Lenson, Florida Atlantic University (United States)

Learning adaptive parameter tuning for image processing, Jingming Dong, Iuri Frosio, and Jan Kautz, nvidia (United States)

10:00 AM – 7:30 PM Industry Exhibition

Image Enhancement and Filtering Algorithms

11:10 – 11:50 AM

Sharpening image details using local phase congruency analysis, Andrey Shcherbinin, Michael Rychagov, Konstantin Kolchin, and Seung-Hoon Han, Samsung Electronics (Russian Federation)

Color visibility images and measures of image enhancement, Artyom Grigoryan and Sos Agaian, University of Texas at San Antonio (United States)

2:00 – 3:00 PM PLENARY: Fast, Automated 3D Modeling of Buildings and Other GPS Denied Environments

Image Processing Algorithms I

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Robust linearized combined metrics of image visual quality, Oleg Ieremeiev1, Vladimir Lukin1, Nikolay Ponomarenko2, and Karen Egiazarian2; 1National Aerospace University (Ukraine) and 2Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

1-Bit tensor completion, Anastasia Aidini1,2, Grigorios Tsagkatakis2, and Panagiotis Tsakalides1,2; 1University of Crete and 2Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) (Greece)

Blind image watermarking in wavelet-domain robust to printing and smartphone acquisition, Andrea Leopardi, Davide Soresina, Davide Marcantonio, Alain Malacarne, Nicola Conci, and Giulia Boato, Università degli Studi di Trento (Italy)

5:30 – 7:30 PM EI 2018 Symposium Demonstration Session

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Image Processing Systems

8:50 – 10:10 AM

Separation of scanned media using a strip based methodology, Osborn de Lima1, Eli Saber1, Kevin Merrill2, and Mark Shaw2; 1Rochester Institute of Technology and 2HP Inc. (United States)

Methods and tools for denoising of complex valued images based on block-matching and high order singular value decomposition, Mykola Ponomarenko, Vladimir Katkovnik, and Karen Egiazarian, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

Automatic banknote stain detection, Jiho Yoon1, Sangwook Baek1, Euison Choi2, Hyunji Jo2, and Chulhee Lee1; 1Yonsei University and 2R&D center of Nautilus Hyosung Inc. (Republic of Korea)

Rule-based optical character recognition for serial number on renminbi banknote, Yu-Shiuan Tsai1, Yi-Yu Hsieh2, Chih-Hui Ho3, Ya-Ching Chang2, Yao-Yuan Chang2, Heng-Jyun Lin2, Han-Yang Wang2, Yu-Chen Chou2, and Jen-Hui Chuang2; 1National Taiwan Ocean University, 2National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), and 3University of California, San Diego (United States)

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Industry Exhibit

Image Processing Algorithms II

10:50 AM – 12:10 PM

Real-time 3DRS motion estimation for frame-rate conversion, Petr Pohl, Igor Kovliga, Valery Anisimovskiy, Alexey Gruzdev, and Roman Arzumanyan, Samsung R&D Institute Russia (Russian Federation)

Rician noise rejection in sparse representation, Leandro Delfin1, Raul Pinto Elias1, Humberto de Jesus Ochoa Dominguez2, Osslan Osiris Vergara Villegas2, and Dante Mujica Vargas1; 1CENIDET and 2UACJ (Mexico)

Registration of visible and infrared facial images for temperature measurement, C.Y.N. Dwith1,2, Pejhman Ghassemi1, Joshua Pfefer1, Jon Casamento1, and Quanzeng Wang1,2; 1U.S. Food and Drug Administration and 2University of Maryland (United States)

Gradient management and algebraic reconstruction for single image super resolution, Leandro Delfin, CENIDET (Mexico)

2:00 – 3:00 PM PLENARY: Ubiquitous, Consumer AR Systems to Supplant Smartphones

Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems XVI Interactive (Poster) Papers Oral Previews

3:30 – 5:20 PM

In this session interactive poster authors will each provide a brief oral preview of their poster presentation, which will be presented fully in the Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems XVI Interactive Papers Session at 5:30 pm on Wednesday.

A similarity measurement method for diffuse lung disease CT slice image retrieval, Mengjiao Wang and Rujie Liu, Fujitsu R&D Center Co.,LTD. (China)

Blind estimation of white Gaussian noise variance in highly textured images, Mykola Ponomarenko1, Nikolay Gapon2, Viacheslav Voronin2, and Karen Egiazarian1; 1Tampere University of Technology (Finland) and 2Don State Technical University (Russian Federation)

Color facial image representation with new quaternion gradients, Artyom Grigoryan and Sos Agaian, University of Texas at San Antonio (United States)

Combined local and global image enhancement algorithm, Viacheslav Voronin1, Evgeny Semenishchev1, Mykola Ponomarenko2, and Sos Agaian3; 1Don State Technical University (Russian Federation), 2Tampere University of Technology (Finland), and 3CUNY/ The College of Staten Island (United States)

Combining pairs images of the which is fixed in the non-visible range, Evgeny Semenishchev and Viacheslav Voronin, Don State Technical University (Russian Federation)

Compression of signs of DCT coefficients for additional lossless compression of JPEG images, Oleksandr Miroshnichenko1, Mykola Ponomarenko2, Vladimir Lukin1, and Karen Egiazarian2; 1National Aerospace University (Ukraine) and 2Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

Disparity estimation using fast motion-search and local image characteristics, Yong-Jun Chang and Yo-Sung Ho, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of Korea)

Flexible shape of seam for image retargeting with face detection, Ikuko Tsubaki and Kazuo Sasaki, Tokyo University of Technology (Japan)

Non-linear masking based contrast enhancement via illumination estimation, Soonyoung Hong, Minsub Kim, and Moon Gi Kang, Yonsei University (Republic of Korea)

Occlusion aware reduced angular candidates based light field depth estimation from an epipolar plane image, Ji-Hun Mun and Yo-Sung Ho, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) (Republic of Korea)

Two general models for gradient operators in imaging, Artyom Grigoryan and Sos Agaian, University of Texas at San Antonio (United States)

5:30 – 7:00 PM EI 2018 Symposium Interactive Papers (Poster) Session

5:30 – 7:00 PM Meet the Future: A Showcase of Student and Young Professionals Research

Thursday February 1, 2018

Camera Image Processing

Session Chair: Michael Kriss, MAK Consultants (United States)
10:50 AM – 12:10 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems XVI, and Photography, Mobile, and Immersive Imaging 2018.

Color interpolation algorithm for the Sony-RGBW color filter array, Jonghyun Kim and Moon Gi Kang, Yonsei University (Republic of Korea)

High dynamic range imaging with a single exposure-multiplexed image using smooth contour prior, Mushfiqur Rouf and Rabab Ward, University of British Columbia (Canada)

Enhancement of underwater color images by two-side 2-D quaternion discrete Fourier transform, Artyom Grigoryan1, Aparna John1, and Sos Agaian2; 1University of Texas at San Antonio and 2City University of New York/CSI (United States)

Automatic tuning method for camera denoise and sharpness based on perception model, Weijuan Xi1, Huanzhao Zeng2, and Jonathan Phillips2; 1Purdue University and 2Google Inc. (United States)

3D Scene Sensing and Object Recording

Session Chairs: William Puech, University of Montpellier (France) and Robert Sitnik, Warsaw University of Technology (Poland)
2:00 – 4:00 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: 3D Image Processing, Measurement (3DIPM), and Applications 2018, and Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems XVI.

An accurate and robust algorithm for tracking guitar neck in 3D based on modified RANSAC homography, Zhao Wang and Jun Ohya, Waseda University (Japan)

Skeleton-based dynamic hand gesture recognition using 3D depth data, Dan Zhao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)

Combining local and global optical flow for RGB-D point cloud alignment, Sunho Kim and Yo-Sung Ho, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of Korea)

Discrimination of active dynamic objects in stereo-based visual SLAM, Ihtisham Ali, Olli Suominen, and Atanas Gotchev, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

Error correction for time-of-flight images using validity classification, Yunseok Song and Yo-Sung Ho, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of Korea)

How to capture aesthetic features of complex cultural heritage objects – active illumination data fusion, Grzegorz Maczkowski1, Eryk Bunsch2, and Jakub Krzeslowski1; 1Warsaw University of Technology and 2King Jan III Museum Palace at Wilanow (Poland)

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Important Dates
Call for Papers Announced 1 Mar 2017
Review Abstracts Due (refer to For Authors page)
· Regular Submission Ends 15 Aug 2017
· Late Submission Ends  10 Sept 2017
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Early Registration Ends 8 Jan 2018
Conference Starts 28 Jan 2018 

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Conference Chairs
Sos Agaian, The University of Texas at San Antonio (United States); Karen Egiazarian, Tampere University of Technology (Finland); Atanas Gotchev, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

Program Committee
Gözde Akar, Middle East Technical University (Turkey); Junior Barrera, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil); Jenny Benois-Pineau, Bordeaux University (France); Giacomo Boracchi, Politecnico di Milano (Italy); Reiner Creutzburg, Technische Hochschule Brandenburg (Germany); Alessandro Foi, Tampere University of Technology (Finland); Paul Gader, University of Florida (United States); John Handley, Xerox Corporation (United States); Vladimir Lukin, National Aerospace University (Ukraine); Vladimir Marchuk, Don State Technical University (Russian Federation); Alessandro Neri, Radiolabs (Italy); Marek Ogiela, AGH University of Science and Technology (Poland); Ljiljana Platisa, Universiteit Gent (Belgium); Françoise Prêteux, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (France); Giovanni Ramponi, University degli Studi di Trieste (Italy); Ivan Selesnick, Polythechnic Institute of New York University (United States); Damir Sersic, University of Zagreb (Croatia)