Publications

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    2014

  1. Carter de Leo and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Multicamera Video Summarization and Anomaly Detection from Activity Motifs"
    Accepted to ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, vol. 10, no. 2, May. 2014.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] (Accepted)

    Abstract preview: "Camera network systems generate large volumes of potentially useful data, but extracting value from multiple, related videos can be a daunting task for a human reviewer. Multicamera video summarizatio..." [more]

  2. Thomas Kuo, Zefeng Ni, Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Calibrating a Wide-Area Camera Network with Non-Overlapping Views using Mobile Devices "
    Accepted to ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks , vol. 10, no. 2, May. 2014.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] (Accepted)

    Abstract preview: "In a wide-area camera network, cameras are often placed such that their views do not overlap. Collaborative tasks such as tracking and activity analysis still require discovering the network topology ..." [more]

  3. Jiejun Xu, Vignesh Jagadeesh and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Multi-label Learning with Fused Multimodal Bi-relational Graph"
    IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, Jan. 2014.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The problem of multi-label image classification using multiple feature modalities is considered in this work. Given a collection of images with partial labels, we first model the association between d..." [more]

  4. 2013

  5. Lakshmnanan Nataraj, Dhilung Kirat, B.S. Manjunath and Giovanni Vigna,
    "SARVAM: Search And RetrieVAl of Malware"
    Proc. Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) Workshop on Next Generation Malware Attacks and Defense (NGMAD), New Orleans, Dec. 2013.
    http://sarvam.ece.ucsb.edu
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present SARVAM, a system for content-based Search And RetrieVAl of Malware. In contrast with traditional static or dynamic analysis, SARVAM uses malware binary content to find similar malware. Give..." [more]

  6. S. Karthikeyan, Vignesh Jagadeesh, Renuka Shenoy, Miguel Eckstein and B.S. Manjunath,
    "From Where and How to What We See"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Sydney, Dec. 2013.
    [PDF] [BibTex]
  7. A. Baddeley, A. Jammalamadaka and G. Nair ,
    "Multitype point process analysis of spines on the dendrite network of a neuron"
    Accepted to Proc. Journal of Royal Statistical Society, vol. C, Dec. 2013.
    [BibTex] (Accepted)
  8. Thomas Kuo, Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan, and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Camera Alignment using Trajectory Intersections in Unsynchronized Videos"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Sydney, Dec. 2013.
    [PDF] [BibTex]
  9. Dhilung Kirat, Lakshmanan Nataraj, Giovanni Vigna and B.S. Manjunath,
    "SigMal: A Static Signal Processing Based Malware Triage"
    Proc. Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Dec. 2013.
    http://sarvam.ece.ucsb.edu
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: " In this work, we propose SigMal, a fast and precise malware detection framework based on signal processing techniques. SigMal is designed to operate with systems that process large amounts of binary ..." [more]

  10. Jiejun Xu, Vignesh Jagadeesh, Zefeng Ni, Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Graph-based Topic-focused Retrieval in a Distributed Camera Network"
    IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, Dec. 2013.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Wide-area wireless camera networks are being increasingly deployed in many urban scenarios. The large amount of data generated from these cameras pose significant information processing challenges. In..." [more]

  11. Vignesh Jagadeesh, James Anderson, Bryan Jones, Robert Marc, Steven Fisher and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Robust Segmentation based Tracing using an Adaptive Wrapper for Inducing Priors"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Nov. 2013.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Segmentation based tracing algorithms detect the extent and borders of an object in a given frame Iz by propagating results from frames I < z < Z. While application specific tracers have been forthcom..." [more]

  12. Vignesh Jagadeesh, James Anderson, Bryan Jones, Robert Marc, Steven K Fisher and B.S Manjunath,
    "Synapse Classification and Localization in Electron Micrographs"
    Pattern Recognition Letters, Nov. 2013.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Classification and Detection of biological structures in Electron Micrographs (EM) is a relatively new large scale image analysis problem. The primary challenges are in characterizing diverse visual c..." [more]

  13. A. Jammalamadaka, S. Banerjee, B.S. Manjunath and K. Kosik,
    "Statistical analysis of dendritic spine distributions in rat hippocampal cultures"
    Proc. BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 14, no. 287, Oct. 2013.
    Highly Accessed Article, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2105/14/287
    [PDF] [BibTex]
  14. Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan, Jiejun Xu and B.S.Manjunath,
    "Context-Aware Graph Modeling for Object Search and Retrieval in a Wide Area Camera Network"
    Proc. International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, Oct. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: " This paper proposes a context-aware object search and retrieval in a wide area distributed camera network. With the proliferation of smart cameras in urban networks, it is a challenge to process this..." [more]

  15. Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan and B.S.Manjunath,
    "Multiple View Discriminative Appearance Modeling with IMCMC for Distributed Tracking"
    Proc. International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, Oct. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: " This paper proposes a distributed multi-camera tracking algorithm with interacting particle filters. We propose a novel algorithm for multi-view appearance modeling by sharing training samples betwee..." [more]

  16. S. Santhoshkumar, S. Karthikeyan and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Robust Multiple Object Tracking by Detection with Interacting Markov Chain Monte Carlo"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Sep. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents a novel and computationally efficient multiobject tracking-by-detection algorithm with interacting particle filters. The proposed online tracking methodology could be scaled to hun..." [more]

  17. Diana Delibaltov, Pratim Ghosh, Volkan Rodoplu, Michael Veeman, William Smith and B.S. Manjunath,
    "A Linear Program Formulation for the Segmentation of Ciona Membrane Volumes"
    Proc. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, Sep. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We address the problem of cell segmentation in confocal microscopy membrane volumes of the ascidian Ciona used in the study of morphogenesis. The primary challenges are non-uniform and patchy membrane..." [more]

  18. S. Karthikeyan, Vignesh Jagadeesh and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Learning Bottom-Up Text Attention Maps For Text Detection Using Stroke Width Transform"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Sep. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Humans have a remarkable ability to quickly discern regions containing text from other noisy regions in images. The primary contribution of this paper is to learn a model to mimic this behavior and ai..." [more]

  19. S. Karthikeyan, Vignesh Jagadeesh and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Learning Top Down Scene Context For Visual Attention Modelling In Natural Images"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Sep. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Top down image semantics play a major role in predicting where people look in images. Present state-of-the-art approaches to model human visual attention incorporate high level object detections signi..." [more]

  20. B. Andres, J. Yarkony, B. S. Manjunath, S. Kirchhoff, E. Turetken, C. C. Fowlkes and H. Pfister,
    "Segmenting Planar Superpixel Adjacency Graphs w.r.t. Non-planar Superpixel Affinity Graphs"
    International Conference on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Aug. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We address the problem of segmenting an image into a previously unknown number of segments from the perspective of graph partitioning. Specifically, we consider minimum multicuts of superpixel affinit..." [more]

  21. Nhat Vu, Vignesh Jagadeesh, and B.S.Manjunath,
    "Mutilabel MRFs with Label Adjacency Constraint: Globally Optimal Solutions and Applications"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jun. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This work addresses the problem of optimally solving Markov Random Fields(MRFs) in which labels obey a certain topology constraint. Utilizing prior information, such as domain knowledge about the appe..." [more]

  22. R.H.J. Fick, D. Fedorov, A.H.K. Roeder and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Simultaneous cell tracking and image alignment in 3D CLSM imagery of growing Arabidopsis thaliana sepals"
    Proc. 10th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), pp. 914-917, Apr. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this research we propose a combined cell matching and image alignment method for tracking cells based on their nuclear locations in 3D fluorescent Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM) image se..." [more]

  23. Pratim Ghosh and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Robust Simultaneous Registration and Segmentation with Sparse Error Reconstruction"
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 35, no. 2, Feb. 2013.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce a fast and efficient variational framework for Simultaneous Registration and Segmentation (SRS) applicable to a wide variety of image sequences. We demonstrate that a dense correspondence..." [more]

  24. 2012

  25. Diana Delibaltov, S. Karthikeyan, Vignesh Jagadeesh and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Robust Biological Image Sequence Analysis Using Graph Based Approaches"
    Proc. Asilomar Conference On Signals, Systems and Computers (ACSSC), Monterey, CA, Nov. 2012.
    Invited paper
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Robust methods for segmentation and tracking are critical for quantitative biology. We give an overview of our recent work on graph based methods for various microscopy image analysis, including traci..." [more]

  26. S. Karthikeyan, Diana Delibaltov, Utkarsh Gaur, Mei Jiang, David Williams and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Unified Probabilistic Framework for Simultaneous Detection and Tracking of Multiple Objects with Application To Bio-Image Sequences"
    International Conference on Image Processing, Oct. 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a detection based tracking algorithm for tracking melanosomes (organelles containing melanin) in time lapse image sequences imaged using bright field microscopy. Due to heavy imaging noise ..." [more]

  27. S. Karthikeyan, Swapna Joshi, B.S. Manjunath and Scott Grafton,
    "Intra-Class Multi-Output Regression based Subspace Analysis"
    International Conference on Image Processing, Oct. 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A common challenge when dealing with heterogenous tasks such as face expression analysis, face and object recognition is high dimensionality and extreme appearance variations within each class. To han..." [more]

  28. Vignesh Jagadeesh, B.S. Manjunath, James Anderson, Bryan Jones, Robert Marc and Steven Fisher,
    "Online Parameter Estimation in Dynamic Markov Random Fields for Image Sequence Analysis"
    International Conference on Image Processing, Oct. 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Markov Random Fields (MRF) have proven to be extremely useful models for efficient and accurate image segmentation.Recent literature points to an increased effort towards incorporating useful priors (..." [more]

  29. K. Eliceiri, M. R. Berthold, I. G. Goldberg, L. Ibanez, B. S. Manjunath, M. E. Martone, R. F. Murphy, H. Peng, A. L. Plant, B. Roysam. N. Stuurmann, J. R. Swedlow, P. Tomancak and A. E. Carpenter,
    "Biological imaging software tools"
    Nature Methods, Nature Publishing Group, vol. 9, pp. 697710, Jun. 2012.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Few technologies are more widespread in modern biological laboratories than imaging. Recent advances in optical technologies and instrumentation are providing hitherto unimagined capabilities. Almost ..." [more]

  30. Zefeng Ni, Jiejun Xu and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Object Browsing and Searching in A Camera Network using Graph Models"
    Workshop on Camera Networks and Wide Area Scene Analysis, in IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2012, Jun. 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper proposes a novel system to assist human image analysts to effectively browse and search for objects in a camera network. In contrast to the existing approaches that focus on finding global ..." [more]

  31. Jiejun Xu, Vishwakarma Singh, Ziyu Guan, B. S. Manjunath,
    "Unified Hypergraph for Image Ranking in a Multimodal Context"
    Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image ranking has long been studied, yet it remains a very challenging problem. Increasingly, online images come with additional metadata such as user annotations and geographic coordinates. They prov..." [more]

  32. S. Karthikeyan, Felix Fernandes, Zhan Ma, PoLin Lai, Ankur Saxena,
    "Perceptual Similarity based Robust Low-Complexity Video Fingerprinting"
    Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we present a novel video fingerprinting algorithm which leverages the concept of perceptual similarity between different video sequences. Inspired by the popular structural similarity (..." [more]

  33. Mahmudul Hasan, Yingying Zhu, Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan, Niloufar Pourian, B.S. Manjunath and Amit Roy Chowdhury,
    "Activity Analysis in Unconstrained Surveillance Videos"
    Proc. Trecvid Technical Report, 2012.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We detect seven activities defined by TRECVID SED task such as CellToEar, Embrace, ObjectPut, PeopleMeet, PeopleSplitUp, PersonRuns, and Pointing. We employ two different strategies to detect th..." [more]

  34. Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan, Niloufar Pourian, Mahmudul Hasan, Yingying Zhu, B.S. Manjunath and Amit Roy Chowdhury ,
    "Discriminative Reranking based Video Object Retrieval"
    Proc. Trecvid Technical Report, 2012.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "For the instance search task, we are given a set of query images with the corresponding textual meta-data and objects masks to retrieve video shots containing query objects from FLICKR video database...." [more]

  35. Robert J. Miller, John Hocevar, Robert P. Stone, Dmitry V. Fedorov,
    "Structure-Forming Corals and Sponges and Their Use as Fish Habitat in Bering Sea Submarine Canyons"
    PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 3, 2012.
    http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033885
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Continental margins are dynamic, heterogeneous settings that can include canyons, seamounts, and banks. Two of the largest canyons in the world, Zhemchug and Pribilof, cut into the edge of the contine..." [more]

  36. Vignesh Jagadeesh, Min Chi Shih, B.S.Manjunath and K.Rose,
    "Scalable Tracing of Electron Micrographs by Fusing Top Down and Bottom Up Cues using Hypergraph Diffusion"
    International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, 2012.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel framework for robust 3D tracing in Electron Micrographs is presented. The proposed framework is built using ideas from hypergraph diusion, and achieves two main objectives. Firstly, the approa..." [more]

  37. 2011

  38. S. Karthikeyan, Utkarsh Gaur, B.S. Manjunath, and Scott Grafton,
    "Probabilistic subspace-based learning of shape dynamics modes for multi-view action recognition"
    International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) Workshop PERHAPS 2011, Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a human action recognition algorithm by capturing a compact signature of shape dynamics from multi-view videos. First, we compute R transforms and its temporal velocity on action silhouett..." [more]

  39. Lakshmanan Nataraj, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phil Porras, Jian Zhang,
    "A Comparative Assessment of Malware Classification using Binary Texture Analysis and Dynamic Analysis"
    Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security (AISec), Chicago, Oct. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "AI techniques play an important role in automated malware classification. Several machine-learning methods have been applied to classify or cluster malware into families, based on different features d..." [more]

  40. S. Karthikeyan, M.E. Sargin, S. Joshi, B.S. Manjunath and S. Grafton,
    "Generalized subspace based high dimensional density estimation"
    Proc. International Conference on Image Processing, Brussels, Belgium, Sep. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Our paper presents a novel high dimensional probability density estimation technique using any dimensionality reduction method. Our method first performs subspace reduction using any matrix factorizat..." [more]

  41. V Jagadeesh, N Vu, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Multiple Structure Tracing in 3D Electron Micrographs"
    Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Toronto, Canada, Sep. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Automatic interpretation of Transmission Electron Micrograph (TEM) volumes is central to advancing current understanding of neural circuitry. In the context of TEM image analysis, tracing 3D neuronal ..." [more]

  42. B. Obara, M. Veeman, J.H. Choi, W. Smith and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Segmentation of ascidian notochord cells in DIC timelapse images "
    Microscopy Research and Technique, vol. 74, no. 8, pp. 727-734, Aug. 2011.
    [BibTex]
  43. Goff Stephen A, Vaughn Matthew, McKay Sheldon, Lyons Eric, Stapleton Ann E, Gessler Damian, Matasci Naim, Wang Liya, Hanlon Matthew, Lenards Andrew, Muir Andy, Merchant Nirav, Lowry Sonya, Mock Stephen, Helmke Matthew, Kubach Adam, Narro Martha, Hopkins Nicole, Micklos David, Hilgert Uwe, Gonzales Michael, Jordan Chris, Skidmore Edwin, Dooley Rion, Cazes John, McLay Robert, Lu Zhenyuan, Pasternak Shiran, Koesterke Lars, Piel William H, Grene Ruth, Noutsos Christos, Gendler Karla, Feng Xin, Tang Chunlao, Lent Monica, Kim Seung-jin, Kvilekval Kristian, Manjunath B.S., Tannen Val, Stamatakis Alexandros, Sanderson Michael, Welch Stephen M, Cranston Karen, Soltis Pamela, Soltis Douglas, O'Meara Brian, Ane Cecile, Brutnell Tom, Kleibenstein Daniel J, White Jeffrey W, Leebens-Mack Jim, Donoghue Michael J, Spalding Edgar P, Vision Todd J, Myers Christopher R, Lowenthal David, Enquist Brian J, Boyle Brad, Akoglu Ali, Andrews Greg, Ram Sudha, Ware Doreen, Stein Lincoln, Stanzione Dan ,
    "The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for Plant Biology"
    Frontiers in Plant Science, vol. 2, no. 00034, Jul. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The iPlant Collaborative (iPlant) is a United States National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project that aims to create an innovative, comprehensive, and foundational cyberinfrastructure in support ..." [more]

  44. Lakshmanan Nataraj, S. Karthikeyan, Gregoire Jacob, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Malware Images: Visualization and Automatic Classification"
    International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec) , Jul. 2011.
    [PDF] [BibTex]
  45. Sarit Y. Lesnik Oberstein, Jiyun Byun, Diego Herrera, Ethan A. Chapin, Steven K. Fisher, Geoffrey P. Lewis,
    "Cell proliferation in human epiretinal membranes: characterization of cell types and correlation with disease condition and duration"
    Molecular Vision, vol. 17, pp. 1794-1805, Jul. 2011.
    http://www.molvis.org/molvis/v17/a196
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Purpose: To quantify the extent of cellular proliferation and immunohistochemically characterize the proliferating cell types in epiretinal membranes (ERMs) from four different conditions: proliferati..." [more]

  46. M.E. Sargin, A. Altinok, B.S. Manjunath and K. Rose,
    "Variable Length Open Contour Tracking Using a Deformable Trellis"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 1023-1035, Apr. 2011.
    [PDF] [BibTex]
  47. E. Kiris, D. Ventimiglia, M.E. Sargin, M.R. Gaylord, A. Altinok, K. Rose, B.S. Manjunath, M.A. Jordan, L. Wilson and S.C. Feinstein,
    "Combinatorial Tau Pseudophosphorylation"
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 286, no. 16, pp. 14257-14270, Apr. 2011.
    [BibTex]
  48. G. Abdollahian, M. Veeman, W. Smith and B.S. Manjunath,
    "A curvicylindrical coordinate system for The Visualization and Segmentation of The Ascidian Tail"
    Proc. 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Chicago, Apr. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "State of the art biological imaging methods, such as confocal microscopy, create 3D volumes by sampling on a cartesian grid. This cartesian coordinate system is often not convenient for visualization ..." [more]

  49. Diana Delibaltov, Pratim Ghosh, Michael Veeman, William Smith, and B.S. Manjunath,
    "AN AUTOMATIC FEATURE BASED MODEL FOR CELL SEGMENTATION FROM CONFOCAL MICROSCOPY VOLUMES"
    Proc. 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Chicago, Apr. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: " We present a model for the automated segmentation of cells from confocal microscopy volumes of biological samples. The segmentation task for these images is exceptionally challenging due to weak boun..." [more]

  50. A. Peck, M.E. Sargin, N.E. LaPointe, K. Rose, B.S. Manjunath, S.C. Feinstein, and L. Wilson,
    "Tau Isoform-specific Modulation of Kinesin-driven Microtubule Gliding Rates and Trajectories As Determined With Tau-stabilized Microtubules"
    Cytoskeleton, vol. 68, pp. 44-55, Jan. 2011.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We have utilized tau-assembled and tau-stabilized microtubules (MTs), in the absence of taxol, to investigate the effects of tau isoforms with three and four MT binding repeats upon kinesin-driven MT ..." [more]

  51. C. Kenney, B. S. Manjunath, M. Zuliani and K. Solanki,
    "Condition theory for image registration and post-registration error estimation"
    Image Registration for Remote Sensing edited by Jacqueline LeMoigne, Nathan Netanyahu and Roger Eastman, Cambridge University Press, pp. 200-214, 2011.
    [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present in this chapter applications of condition theory for image registration problems in a general framework that is easily adapted to a variety of image processing tasks. After summarizing the ..." [more]

  52. 2010

  53. V Jagadeesh, S Karthikeyan, B.S.Manjunath,
    "Spatio-Temporal Optical Flow Statistics (STOFS) for Activity Classification"
    Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image processing (ICVGIP) 2010, Chennai, India, pp. 178--182, Dec. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents a novel descriptor for activity classification. The intuition behind the descriptor is "learning" statistics of optical flow histograms (as opposed to learning "raw" histograms). T..." [more]

  54. Luca Bertelli, Shivkumar Chandrasekaran, Frederic Gibou and B.S. Manjunath,
    "On the Length and Area Regularization for Multiphase Level Set Segmentation"
    International Journal on Computer Vision, vol. 90, no. 3, pp. 267-282, Dec. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we introduce novel regulariza tion techniques for level set segmentation that target specically the problem of multiphase segmentation. When the multiphase model is used to obtain a part..." [more]

  55. Carter de Leo and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Multicamera video summarization from optimal reconstruction"
    Tenth Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Queenstown, New Zealand, Nov. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a principled approach to video summarization using optimal reconstruction as a metric to guide the creation of the summary output. The spatio-temporal video patches included in the summary ..." [more]

  56. Diego Piedrahita, Israel Hernandez, Alejandro Lopez-Tobon, Dmitry Fedorov, Boguslaw Obara, B. S. Manjunath, Ryan L. Boudreau, Beverly Davidson, Frank LaFerla, Juan Carlos Gallego-Gomez, Kenneth S. Kosik, and Gloria Patricia Cardona-Gomez,
    "Silencing of CDK5 Reduces Neurofibrillary Tangles in Transgenic Alzheimer's Mice"
    Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 30, no. 42, pp. 13966-13976, Oct. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Alzheimer's disease is a major cause of dementia for which treatments remain unsatisfactory. Cyclin-dependent kinase 5 (CDK5) is a relevant kinase that has been hypothesized to contribute to the tau p..." [more]

  57. Jiejun Xu, Zefeng Ni, Carter De Leo, Thomas Kuo, and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Spatial-Temporal Understanding of Urban Scenes through Large Camera Network"
    ACM International Conference on Multimedia (2010), Workshop on Multimodal Pervasive Video Analysis, Italy, Oct. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Outdoor surveillance cameras have become prevalent as part of the urban infrastructure, and provided a good data source for studying urban dynamics. In this work, we provide a spatial-temporal analysi..." [more]

  58. Vignesh Jagadeesh and B. S. Manjunath,
    "INTERACTIVE GRAPH CUT SEGMENTATION OF TOUCHING NEURONAL STRUCTURES FROM ELECTRON MICROGRAPHS"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Sep. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel interactive segmentation framework comprising of a two stage s-t mincut is proposed. The framework has been designed keeping in mind the need to segment touching neuronal structures in Electro..." [more]

  59. Zefeng Ni, Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan, Amir Rahimi, B. S. Manjunath,
    "Distributed Particle Filter Tracking With Online Multiple Instance Learning In a Camera Sensor Network"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Sep. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper proposes a distributed algorithm for object tracking in a camera sensor network. At each camera node, an efficient online multiple instance learning algorithm is integrated with particle fi..." [more]

  60. L. Nataraj, A. Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Precise Localization Of Key-points To Identify Local Regions For Robust Data Hiding"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Sep. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a novel data hiding system where data is embedded in local non-overlapping regions in an image. To survive cropping, the encoder embeds the same data in multiple regions of fixed dimensions..." [more]

  61. Aruna Jammalamadaka, Swapna Joshi, S. Karthikeyan, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Discriminative Basis Selection using Non-negative Matrix Factorization"
    IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Aug. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Non-negative matrix factorization (NMF) has proven to be useful in image classification applications such as face recognition. We propose a novel discriminative basis selection method for classificati..." [more]

  62. Zefeng Ni, Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan, Amir Rahimi, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Particle Filter Tracking With Online Multiple Instance Learning"
    IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Aug. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper addresses the problem of object tracking by learning a discriminative classifier to separate the object from its background. The online-learned classifier is used to adaptively model object..." [more]

  63. Pradeep Koulgi, Mehmet Emre Sargin, Kenneth Rose and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Graphical Model-based Tracking of Curvilinear Structures in Bio-image Sequences"
    IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Aug. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Tracking of curvilinear structures is a task of fundamental importance in the quantitative analysis of biological structures such as neurons, blood vessels, retinal interconnects, microtubules, etc. T..." [more]

  64. M.E. Sargin, P. Ghosh, B. S. Manjunath and K. Rose,
    "Object Tracking with Ratio Cycles Using Shape and Appearance Cues"
    IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, pp. 3649-3652, Aug. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a method for object tracking over time sequence imagery. The image plane is represented with a 4-connected planar graph where vertices are associated with pixels. On each image, the outer c..." [more]

  65. Lakshmanan Nataraj, Gregoire Jacob, B.S.Manjunath,
    "Detecting Packed Executables based on Raw Binary Data"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jun. 2010.
    [PDF] [BibTex]
  66. Anindya Sarkar, Kaushal Solanki, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Obtaining Higher Rates for Steganographic Schemes while Maintaining the Same Detectability"
    Information Hiding Workshop 2010, Calgary, Canada, Jun. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper focuses on modifying the decoder module for an active steganographic scheme to increase the effective data-rate with- out affecting the embedding module. Three techniques are suggested to i..." [more]

  67. Thomas Kuo, Zefeng Ni, Carter De Leo, and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Design and Implementation of a Wide Area, Large-Scale Camera Network"
    IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Workshop on Camera Networks,, Jun. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We describe a wide area camera network on a campus setting, the SCALLOPSNet (Scalable Large Optical Sensor Network). It covers with about 100 stationary cameras an expansive area that can be divided i..." [more]

  68. Pratim Ghosh, M.E. Sargin, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Generalized Simultaneous Registration and Segmentation"
    IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 1363-1370, Jun. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Simultaneous registration and segmentation (SRS) provides a powerful framework for tracking an object of interest in an image sequence. The state-of-the-art SRSbased tracking methods assume that the i..." [more]

  69. Swapna Joshi, S. Karthikeyan, B. S. Manjunath, Scott Grafton and Kent A. Kiehl,
    "Anatomical Parts-Based Regression Using Non-Negative Matrix Factorization"
    IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 2863-2870, Jun. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Non-negative matrix factorization (NMF) is an excellent tool for unsupervised parts-based learning, but proves to be ineffective when parts of a whole follow a specific pattern. Analyzing such local c..." [more]

  70. Anindya Sarkar, Upamanyu Madhow, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Matrix Embedding with Pseudorandom Coefficient Selection and Error Correction for Robust and Secure Steganography"
    IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 225-239, Jun. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In matrix embedding (ME) based steganography, the host coefficients are minimally perturbed such that the transmitted bits fall in a coset of a linear code, with the syndrome conveying the hidden bits..." [more]

  71. Anindya Sarkar, Vishwakarma Singh, Pratim Ghosh, B. S. Manjunath, Ambuj Singh,
    "Efficient and Robust Detection of Duplicate Videos in a Large Database"
    IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 870-885, Jun. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present an efficient and accurate method for duplicate video detection in a large database using video fingerprints. We have empirically chosen the Color Layout Descriptor, a compact and robust fra..." [more]

  72. A.H.K. Roeder , V. Chickarmane, A.Cunha, B. Obara, B.S. Manjunath and E.M. Meyerowitz,
    "Variability in the Control of Cell Division Underlies Sepal Epidermal Patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana"
    PLoS Biology, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. e1000367, May. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "How growth and proliferation are precisely controlled in organs during development and how the regulation of cell division contributes to the formation of complex cell type patterns are important ques..." [more]

  73. E. Moxley, T. Mei and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Video Annotation Through Search and Graph Reinforcement Mining"
    IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 184-193, Apr. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Unlimited vocabulary annotation of multimedia documents remains elusive despite progress solving the problem in the case of a small, fixed lexicon. Taking advantage of the repetitive nature of modern ..." [more]

  74. Laura E. Boucheron, B. S. Manjunath, and Neal R. Harvey,
    "USE OF IMPERFECTLY SEGMENTED NUCLEI IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF HISTOPATHOLOGY IMAGES OF BREAST CANCER"
    Proc. of IEEE ICASSP, Dallas, Texas, pp. 666-699, Mar. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Many features used in the analysis of pathology imagery are inspired by grading features defined by clinical pathologists as important for diagnosis and characterization. A large majority of these fea..." [more]

  75. Kristian Kvilekval, Dmitry Fedorov, Boguslaw Obara, Ambuj Singh and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Bisque: A Platform for Bioimage Analysis and Management"
    Bioinformatics, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 544-552, Feb. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also:

    Abstract preview: "Motivation: Advances in the field of microscopy have brought about the need for better image management and analysis solutions. Novel imaging techniques have created vast stores of images and metadata..." [more]

  76. Pratim Ghosh, Luca Bertelli, Baris Sumengen, and B.S. Manjunath,
    "A Non-Conservative Flow Field for Robust Variational Image Segmentation"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 478-490, Feb. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce a robust image segmentation method based on a variational formulation using edge flow vectors. We demonstrate the non-conservative nature of this flow field, a feature that helps in a bet..." [more]

  77. Anindya Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Image Dependent Log-likelihood Ratio Allocation for Repeat Accumulate Code based Decoding in Data Hiding Channels"
    Proceedings of SPIE, 2010, Media Forensics and Security, vol. 7541, pp. 754113-754113-6 , Jan. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Error correction codes of suitable redundancy are used for ensuring perfect data recovery in noisy channels. For iterative decoding based methods, the decoder needs to be initialized with proper confi..." [more]

  78. L. Nataraj, A. Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Improving re-sampling detection by adding noise"
    Proceedings of SPIE, 2010, Media Forensics and Security, vol. 7541, pp. 75410I-75410I-11, Jan. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Current image re-sampling detectors can reliably detect re-sampling in JPEG images only up to a Quality Factor (QF) of 95 or higher. At lower QFs, periodic JPEG blocking artifacts interfere with perio..." [more]

  79. Anindya Sarkar,
    "Novel Image Data-Hiding Methodologies for Robust and Secure Steganography with Extensions to Image Forensics"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jan. 2010.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In the modern age, the proliferation of digital multimedia content has led to it being used as a medium of secure communication. The art of secret communication using a covert medium like images is ca..." [more]

  80. 2009

  81. Elisa Drelie Gelasca, Boguslaw Obara, Dmitry Fedorov, Kristian Kvilekval and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A biosegmentation benchmark for evaluation of bioimage analysis methods"
    BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 368, Nov. 2009.
    http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2105/10/368
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Background: We present a biosegmentation benchmark that includes infrastructure, datasets with associated ground truth, and validation methods for biological image analysis. The primary motivation for..." [more]

  82. Zefeng Ni, Dong Tian, Sitaram Bhagavathy, Joan Llach and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Improving The Quality of Depth Image Based Rendering for 3D Video Systems"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2009, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 513-516, Nov. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In 3D Video (3DV) applications, a reduced number of views plus depth maps are transmitted or stored. When there is a need to render virtual views in between the actual views, the technique of depth im..." [more]

  83. A. Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Double Embedding in the Quantization Index Modulation Framework"
    International Conference on Image Processing, 2009, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 3653 - 3656, Nov. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we perform double embedding in the quantization index modulation (QIM) framework where a single coefficient is modified twice, using two quantizers, to embed two bits. The motivation be..." [more]

  84. L. Nataraj, A. Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Adding Gaussian Noise to Denoise JPEG for detecting Image Resizing"
    International Conference on Image Processing, 2009, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 1493-1496, Nov. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we propose robust methods to detect image resizing. A common problem affecting most resizing detection algorithms is that they are susceptible to JPEG compression attacks. The reason is..." [more]

  85. M.E. Sargin, L. Bertelli, B.S. Manjunath and K. Rose,
    "Probabilistic Occlusion Boundary Detection on Spatio-Temporal Lattices"
    12th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision,, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we present an algorithm for occlusion boundary detection. The main contribution is a probabilistic detection framework defined on spatio-temporal lattices, which enables joint analysis ..." [more]

  86. Pratim Ghosh, Mehmet Emre Sargin, and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Robust Dynamical Model for Simultaneous Registration and Segmentation in a Variational Framework: A Bayesian Approach"
    12th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce a dynamical model for simultaneous registration and segmentation in a variational framework for image sequences, where the dynamics is incorporated using a Bayesian formulation. A linear ..." [more]

  87. Anindya Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Image Dependent Log-likelihood Ratio Allocation for Repeat Accumulate Code based Decoding in Data Hiding Channels"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Error correction codes of suitable redundancy are used for ensuring perfect data recovery in noisy channels. For iterative decoding based methods, the decoder needs to be initialized with proper confi..." [more]

  88. Anindya Sarkar, Lakshmanan Nataraj and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Robust Key-point based Data Hiding"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a robust data-hiding method which can survive a host of global, geometric and image editing attacks. Localized redundant embedding around multiple key-point centered regions are used to pro..." [more]

  89. Anindya Sarkar, Lakshmanan Nataraj and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Detection of Seam Carving and Localization of Seam Insertions in Digital Images"
    11th ACM Workshop on Multimedia and Security, Princeton, New Jersey, pp. 107-116, Sep. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: ""Seam carving" is a recently introduced content aware image resizing algorithm. This method can also be used for image tampering. In this paper, we explore techniques to detect seam carving (or seam i..." [more]

  90. J. Kleban, E. Moxley, J. Xu, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Global Annotation of Georeferenced Photographs"
    Proceedings of ACM Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, Greece, Jul. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present an efficient world-scale system for providing automatic annotation on collections of geo-referenced photos. As a user uploads a photograph a place of origin is estimated from visual feature..." [more]

  91. E. Moxley, J. Kleban, J. Xu, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Not All Tags Are Created Equal: Learning Flickr Tag Semantics for Global Annotation."
    Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, New York, Jun. 2009.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Large collaborative datasets offer the challenging opportunity of creating systems capable of extracting knowledge in the presence of noisy data. In this work we explore the ability to automatically l..." [more]

  92. J. Kleban, E. Moxley, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "SpiritTagger: A Location-Aware Interactive Web Tool for Annotating Your Photo Collection."
    The Future of Interactive Media: Workshop on Media Arts, Science, and Technology (MAST), Santa Barbara, CA, Jan. 2009.
    abstract
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Digital photos are an important aspect of the modern multimedia experience. The contributions of online collaborative communities can now be leveraged for the task of automated image annotation. We pr..." [more]

  93. 2008

  94. Anindya Sarkar, Upamanyu Madhow and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Estimating the Redundancy Factor for RA-encoded sequences and also Studying Steganalysis Performance of YASS"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Dec. 2008.
    Technical Report
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Our recently introduced JPEG steganographic method called Yet Another Steganographic Scheme (YASS) can resist blind steganalysis by embedding data in the discrete cosine transform (DCT) domain in rand..." [more]

  95. Michael James Quinn,
    "Toward Persistent Tracking and Identification in Camera Sensor Networks"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Dec. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In recent years, research in the area of camera sensor networks has accelerated dramatically with the increased availability of cheap sensing, processing, and communications hardware. Design, implemen..." [more]

  96. Alphan Altinok, Erkan Kiris, Emre Sargin, Leslie Wilson, Stuart C. Feinstein, B.S. Manjunath and Kenneth Rose,
    "Quantification of dynamic behavior of microtubules in living cells using novel computational methods"
    38th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Washington, DC, USA, Nov. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Studies of MT dynamic instability in living cells require MT tip tracking, data analysis and calculation of dynamics statistics. Generally, these tasks are performed manually. Investigators manually f..." [more]

  97. E. Kiris, M. R. Gaylord, D. Ventimiglia, A. Altinok, M.E. Sargin, K. Rose, B.S. Manjunath, M. A. Jordan, L. Wilson and S. C. Feinstein,
    "Effects of tau pseudo-phosphorylation at residues thr231 ser262 ser396 and ser404 upon regulation of microtubule dynamic instability in living cells"
    38th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Washington, DC, USA, Nov. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Tau is a neural specific microtubule associated protein that is crucial for the proper development and maintenance of the nervous system. Mechanistically, tau binds directly to microtubules (MT), prom..." [more]

  98. Xavier Anguera, JieJun Xu and Nuria Oliver,
    "Multimodal Photo Annotation and Retrieval on a Mobile Phone"
    Proc. ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR2008), Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Mobile phones are becoming multimedia devices. It is common to observe users capturing photos and videos on their mobile phones on a regular basis. As the amount of digital multimedia content expands,..." [more]

  99. Emily Moxley, Jim Kleban and B.S. Manjunath,
    "SpiritTagger: A Geo-Aware Tag Suggestion Tool Mined from Flickr"
    ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR2008), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 24-30, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Geographically referenced, or "geo-tagged", photo data sets offer tantalizing potential for automated knowledge discovery in the world. By combining tag reranking based on geographic context with cont..." [more]

  100. Marco Zuliani, Luca Bertelli, B. S. Manjunath,
    "An Automatic Method to Learn and Transfer the Photometric Appearance of Partially Overlapping Images"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 493-496, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The first major contribution of this paper is a robust method to learn the photometric mapping between the overlapping portions of two registered images acquired either under different lighting condit..." [more]

  101. Anindya Sarkar, Lakshmanan Nataraj, B. S. Manjunath, Upamanyu Madhow,
    "Estimation of Optimum Coding Redundancy and Frequency Domain Analysis of Attacks for YASS - a Randomized Block Based Hiding Scheme"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 1292-1295, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Our recently introduced JPEG steganographic method called Yet Another Steganographic Scheme (YASS) can resist blind steganalysis by embedding data in the discrete cosine transform (DCT) domain in rand..." [more]

  102. Luca Bertelli, Pratim Ghosh, B. S. Manjunath, Frederic Gibou,
    "Reference-based Probabilistic Segmentation as Non-Rigid Registration using Thin Plate Splines"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 3052-3055, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we demonstrate the effectiveness of reference (or atlas)-based non-rigid registration to the segmentation of medical and biological imagery. In particular we introduce a segmentation fun..." [more]

  103. Michael J. Quinn and Thomas Kuo and B.S. Manjunath,
    "A Lightweight Multiview Tracked Person Descriptor for Camera Sensor Networks"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 1976-1979, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a simple multiple view 3D model for object tracking and identification in camera networks. Our model is composed of 8 distinct views in the interval [0, 7*PI/4]. Each of the 8 parts describ..." [more]

  104. M.E. Sargin, A. Altinok, K. Rose, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Conditional Iterative Decoding of Two Dimensional Hidden Markov Models"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 2552-2555, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Two Dimensional HiddenMarkovModels (2D-HMMs) provide substantial benefits for many computer vision and image analysis applications. Many fundamental image analysis problems, including segmentation and..." [more]

  105. Nhat Vu and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Graph Cut Segmentation of Neuronal Structures from Transmission Electron Micrographs"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 725-728, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In many neurophysiological studies, understanding the neuronal circuitry of the brain requires detailed 3D models of the nerve cells and their synapses. Typically, researchers build the 3D models by m..." [more]

  106. Elisa Drelie Gelasca, Jiyun Byun, Boguslaw Obara, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Evaluation and Benchmark for Biological Image Segmentation"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, CA, pp. 1816-1819, Oct. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper describes ongoing work on creating a benchmarking and validation dataset for biological image segmentation. While the primary target is biological images, we believe that the dataset would ..." [more]

  107. Nhat Bao Sinh Vu,
    "Image Segmentation with Semantic Priors: A Graph Cut Approach"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image segmentation is the partitioning of an image into meaningful regions or pixel groups and is a necessary prerequisite for many higher level computer vision tasks, such as object recognition, scen..." [more]

  108. M. Quinn, R. Mudumbai, T. Kuo, Z. Ni, C. De Leo and B. S. Manjunath,
    "VISNET: A Distributed Vision Testbed"
    Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, 2008, Vienna, pp. 364-371, Sep. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce UCSB�s Visual Sensor Network (VISNET) and discuss current research being conducted with the system. VISNET is a ten-node experimental camera network at UCSB used for various vision-rela..." [more]

  109. Luca Bertelli, Baris Sumengen, B.S. Manjunath and Frederic Gibou,
    "A Variational Framework for Multi-Region Pairwise Similarity-based Image Segmentation"
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 1400-1414, Aug. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Variational cost functions that are based on pairwise similarity between pixels can be minimized within level set framework resulting in a binary image segmentation. In this paper we extend such cost ..." [more]

  110. Jim Kleban, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma,
    "Spatial Pyramid Mining For Logo Detection in Natural Scenes"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Hannover, Germany, Jun. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This work introduces a novel data mining scheme, spatial pyramid mining, to discover association rules at multiple resolutions in order to identify frequent spatial configurations of local features th..." [more]

  111. Emily Moxley and Tao Mei and Xian-Sheng Hua and Wei-Ying Ma and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Automatic Video Annotation Through Search and Mining"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Hannover, Germany, Jun. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Conventional approaches to video annotation predominantly focus on supervised identification of a limited set of concepts, while unsupervised annotation with infinite vocabulary remains unexplored. Th..." [more]

  112. Nhat Vu and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Shape Prior Segmentation of Multiple Objects with Graph Cuts"
    IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Jun. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a new shape prior segmentation method using graph cuts capable of segmenting multiple objects. The shape prior energy is based on a shape distance popular with level set approaches. We also..." [more]

  113. Anindya Sarkar, Vishwakarma Singh, Pratim Ghosh, B. S. Manjunath, Ambuj Singh,
    "Duplicate Video Detection - Comparison of Proposed Distance Function with Dynamic Time Warping and Dependence of Detection Accuracy on Keyframe Selection"
    Technical Report, VRL Technical Report, University of California, Santa Barbara, May. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The problem we are considering here is duplicate video detection. We have a database of N videos and we store compact signatures, called fingerprints, for each of them. When a query video is presented..." [more]

  114. M. E. Sargin, A. Altinok, K. Rose and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Deformable Trellis: Open Contour Tracking in Bio-Image Sequences"
    IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'08), Las Vegas, USA, Apr. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents an open contour tracking method that employs an arc-emission Hidden Markov Model (HMM). The algorithm encodes the shape information of the structure in a spatially deformable trell..." [more]

  115. Anindya Sarkar, Vishwakarma Singh, Pratim Ghosh, B. S. Manjunath and Ambuj Singh,
    "Discussion of a Pruning Scheme for Top-K Retrievals Among Vector Quantizer Encoded Signatures"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Apr. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The problem we are considering here is duplicate video detection. We have a database of N videos and we store compact signatures, called fingerprints, for each of them. When a query video is presented..." [more]

  116. Laura E. Boucheron,
    "Object- and Spatial-Level Quantitative Analysis of Multispectral Histopathology Images for Detection and Characterization of Cancer"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mar. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The main goal of this dissertation is the development and discussion of techniques for higher-level image analysis, i.e., object-level analysis, of breast cancer imagery. Established cytologic (cell) ..." [more]

  117. M. Zuliani, L. Bertelli, C. Kenney and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Drums, curve descriptors, and affine invariant region matching"
    Image and Vision Computing, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 347-360, Mar. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we present a new physically motivated curve/region descriptor based on the solution of Helmholtz's equation. The descriptor we propose satisfies the six principles set by MPEG-7: it has ..." [more]

  118. Laura E. Boucheron, Neal R. Harvey, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "On Using Cytoplasm and Stroma Features in Automated Cancer Diagnosis"
    Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The utility of nuclear features for automated cancer diagnosis has been well established. Use of cytoplasm and stroma features, however, has not been addressed in an computeraided diagnosis system, al..." [more]

  119. Jiyun Byun, DeeAnn Hartung, Stuart Feinstein and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Quantifying Cell Viability in Cultured Cells"
    Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Analyzing cell viability is crucial in understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms of disease. With more than 20 million cases worldwide, Alzheimer's disease (AD) is now the most common neurodeg..." [more]

  120. Boguslaw Obara, Michael Veeman, William Smith and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Segmentation and analysis of notochord cells in 3D microscope data"
    Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The notochord is an embryonic structure that undergoes dramatic cell shape changes as it itself changes shape from a roughly isodiametric primordium of mesenchymal cells to a long extended rod. Ascidi..." [more]

  121. Boguslaw Obara, Jiyun Byun, Dmitry Fedorov and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Automatic nuclei detection and dataflow in Bisquik system"
    Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Identification of cell nuclei is a fundamental operation,and nuclei centroids are used in a wide gamut of biological and medical analysis. Many methods exist for semi-automated and automated counting ..." [more]

  122. Elisa Drelie Gelasca, Jiyun Byun, Boguslaw Obara and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Benchmark for evaluating biological image analysis tools"
    Workshop on Bio-Image Informatics: Biological Imaging, Computer Vision and Data Mining, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Biological images are critical components for a detailed understanding of the structure and functioning of cells and proteins. Image processing and analysis tools increasingly play a significant role ..." [more]

  123. Anindya Sarkar, Pratim Ghosh, Emily Moxley and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Video Fingerprinting: Features for Duplicate and Similar Video Detection and Query-based Video Retrieval"
    Proc. SPIE - Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems II, San Jose, California, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A video "fingerprint" is a feature extracted from the video that should represent the video compactly, allowing faster search without compromising the retrieval accuracy. Here, we use a keyframe set t..." [more]

  124. Anindya Sarkar, Kaushal Solanki and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Further Study on YASS: Steganography Based on Randomized Embedding to Resist Blind Steganalysis"
    Proc. SPIE - Security, Steganography, and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents (X), San Jose, California, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present further extensions of yet another steganographic scheme (YASS), a method based on embedding data in randomized locations so as to resist blind steganalysis. YASS is a JPEG steganographic te..." [more]

  125. A. Sarkar, K. Sullivan and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Steganographic Capacity Estimation for the Statistical Restoration Framework"
    Proc. SPIE - Security, Steganography, and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents (X), San Jose, California, Jan. 2008.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we attempt to quantify the "active" steganographic capacity - the maximum rate at which data can be hidden, and correctly decoded, in a multimedia cover subject to noise/attack (hence - ..." [more]

  126. 2007

  127. Laura E. Boucheron, Neal R. Harvey and B.S. Manjunath,
    "A Quantitative Object-Level Metric for Segmentation Performance and Its Application to Cell Nuclei"
    Proc. International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), Lake Tahoe, Nevada/California, pp. 208-219, Nov. 2007.
    VRL ID: 186a, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present an object-level metric for segmentation performance which was developed to quantify both over- and under-segmentation errors, as well as to penalize segmentations with larger deviations in ..." [more]

  128. A. Altinok, E. Sargin, E. Kiris, L. Wilson, S. C. Feinstein, B.S. Manjunath and K. Rose,
    "Segmenting filamentous biological structures by automated tracing"
    Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting (SfN), San Diego, CA, Nov. 2007.
    Abstract
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Currently, biological image analysis generally relies on manual segmentation of objects and subsequent quantification of desired features. In the case of filamentous structures, such as cytoskeletal s..." [more]

  129. E. Kiris, M. R. Gaylord, J. Reifert, M.E. Sargin, A. Altinok, K. Rose, B.S. Manjunath, M. A. Jordan, L. Wilson and S. C. Feinstein,
    "Effects of combinatorial tau pseudophosphorylation upon microtubule binding assembly andthe regulation of dynamic instability in vitro"
    Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, CA, USA, Nov. 2007.
    abstract
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Tau is a neural specific microtubule-associated protein that is crucial for the proper development and maintenance of the nervous system. Mechanistically, tau binds directly to microtubules, promotes ..." [more]

  130. E. Drelie Gelasca, S. Joshi, J. Kleban, S. Mangiat, B.S. Manjunath, E. Moxley, A. Sarkar, and J. Xu,
    "The Vision Research Lab of UCSB at TRECVID 2007"
    Proc. Proceedings of the TRECVID 2007 Workshop, Nov. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The Vision Research Lab at the University of California at Santa Barbara participated in three TRECVID 2007 tasks: rushes summarization, high level feature extraction, and search. This paper describes..." [more]

  131. Alphan Altinok, B. S. Manjunath and Kenneth Rose,
    "Extracting Dynamic Microtubule Features from Image Sequences"
    Asilomar Conference On Signals, Systems and Computers (ACSSC), Monterey, CA, Nov. 2007.
    Invited paper
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Microtubules (MT) are filamentous cytoskeletal structures composed of tubulin protein subunits. Through their dynamic behaviors, they participate in many essential cellular functions. MT dynamics are ..." [more]

  132. Pratim Ghosh, E. Drelie Gelasca, K.R. Ramakrisnan and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Duplicate Image Detection in Large Scale Databases"
    Book Chapter in Platinum Jubilee Volume, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Oct. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose an image duplicate detection method for identifying modified copies of the same image in a very large database. Modifications that we consider include rotation, scaling and cropping. A comp..." [more]

  133. Luca Bertelli, Marco Zuliani and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Pairwise Similarities across Images for Multiple View Rigid/Non-Rigid Segmentation and Registration"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV07), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A variational approach for the background/foreground segmentation of multiple views of the same scene is presented. The main novelty is the introduction of cost functions based on pairwise similarity ..." [more]

  134. J. Kleban, A. Sarkar, E. Moxley, S. Mangiat, S. Joshi, T. Kuo and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Feature fusion and redundancy pruning for rush video summarization"
    Proc. International Workshop on TRECVID Video Summarization, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany, pp. 84-88, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents a video summarization technique for rushes that employs high-level feature fusion to identify segments for inclusion. It aims to capture distinct video events using a variety of fe..." [more]

  135. Luca Bertelli and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Edge Preserving Filters Using Geodesic Distances on Weighted Orthogonal Domains"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2007 (ICIP07), San Antonio, TX, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce a framework for image enhancement, which smooths images while preserving edge information. Domain (spatial) and range (feature) information are combined in one single measure in a princip..." [more]

  136. M. E. Sargin, A. Altinok, K. Rose and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Tracing Curvilinear Structures in Live Cell Images"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 07), San Antonio, TX, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Tracing of curvilinear structures is one of the fundamental tools in the quantitative analysis of biological images, for extracting information about structures such as blood vessels, neurons, microtu..." [more]

  137. L. Bertelli, Jiyun Byun and B.S. Manjunath,
    "A Variational Approach to Exploit Prior Information in Object-Background Segregation: Application to Retinal Images"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 07), San Antonio, TX, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "One of the main challenges in image segmentation is to adapt prior knowledge about the objects/regions that are likely to be present in an image, in order to obtain more precise detection and recognit..." [more]

  138. Elisa Drelie Gelasca, Joriz De Guzman, Steffen Gauglitz, Pratim Ghosh, JieJun Xu, Emily Moxley, Amir M. Rahimi, Zhiqiang Bi and B. S. Manjunath,
    "CORTINA: Searching a 10 Million + Images Database"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present an image search and retrieval system, Cortina, that indexes over 10 Million images using image content, text and annotations. This large collection of image data, gathered from the World Wi..." [more]

  139. Nhat Vu, and Pratim Ghosh and B.S Manjunath,
    "Retina layer segmentation and spatial alignment of antibody expression levels"
    Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'07), San Antonio, Texas, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The expression levels of rod opsin and glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) capture important structural changes in the retina during injury and recovery. Quantitatively measuring these expression l..." [more]

  140. A. Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Estimating Steganographic Capacity for Odd-Even Based Embedding and its Use in Individual Compensation"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), San Antonio, TX, Sep. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a method to compute the steganographic capacity for images, with odd-even based hiding in the quantized discrete cosine transform domain. The method has been generalized for varying orders ..." [more]

  141. Alphan Altinok, Erkan Kiris, Austin Peck, Stuart Feinstein, Leslie Wilson, B. S. Manjunath and Kenneth Rose,
    "Model based dynamics analysis in live cell microtubule images"
    BMC Cell Biology, BioMed Central, vol. 8, Jul. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Background: The dynamic growing and shortening behaviors of microtubules are central to the fundamental roles played by microtubules in essentially all eukaryotic cells. Traditionally, microtubule beh..." [more]

  142. Laura E. Boucheron, Zhiqiang Bi, Neal R. Harvey, B. S. Manjunath, David L. Rimm,
    "Utility of multispectral imaging for nuclear classification of routine clinical histopathology imagery"
    BMC Cell Biology, BioMed Central, vol. 8, Jul. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Background: We present an analysis of the utility of multispectral versus standard RGB imagery for routine H&E stained histopathology images, in particular for pixel-level classification of nuclei. Ou..." [more]

  143. Jiyun Byun,
    "Quantitative Analysis and Modeling of Confocal Retinal Images"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jun. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Images have become critical components for a detailed understanding of the structure and function of cells and proteins. For example, confocal microscopy images are used to obtain a better understandi..." [more]

  144. Kaushal Solanki, Anindya Sarkar and B. S. Manjunath,
    "YASS: Yet Another Steganographic Scheme that Resists Blind Steganalysis"
    9th International Workshop on Information Hiding, Saint Malo, Brittany, France, Jun. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A new, simple, approach for active steganography is pro- posed in this paper that can successfully resist recent blind steganaly- sis methods, in addition to surviving distortion constrained attacks. ..." [more]

  145. M.E. Sargin, A. Altinok, E. Kiris, L. Wilson, S. Feinstein, K. Rose and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Tracing Microtubules in Live Cell Images"
    Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'07), Metro Washington DC, USA, Apr. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Microtubule (MT) dynamics are traditionally analyzed from time lapse images by manual techniques that are laborious, approximate and often limited. Recently, computer vision techniques have been appli..." [more]

  146. A. Sarkar, K. Solanki, U. Madhow, S. Chandrasekaran and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Secure Steganography: Statistical Restoration of the Second Order Dependencies for Improved Security"
    Proc. 32nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Honolulu, Hawaii, Apr. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present practical approaches for steganography that can provide improved security by closely matching the second-order statistics of the host rather than just the marginal distribution. The methods..." [more]

  147. A. Sarkar, U. Madhow, S. Chandrasekaran and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Adaptive MPEG-2 Video Data Hiding Scheme"
    Proc. SPIE Security, Steganography, and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents IX, Jan. 2007.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We have investigated adaptive mechanisms for high-volume transform-domain data hiding in MPEG-2 video which can be tuned to sustain varying levels of compression attacks. The data is hidden in the unc..." [more]

  148. 2006

  149. Marco Zuliani,
    "Computational Methods for Automatic Image Registration"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Dec. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image registration is the process of establishing correspondences between two or more images taken at different times, from different viewpoints, under different lighting conditions, and/or by differe..." [more]

  150. S. Bhagavathy and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Modeling and detection of geospatial objects using texture motifs"
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 3706-3715, Dec. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose the use of texture motifs, or characteristic spatially recurrent patterns for modeling and detecting geospatial objects. A method is proposed for learning a texture motif model from object ..." [more]

  151. K. Solanki, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath, S. Chandrasekaran and I. El-Khalil,
    "'Print and Scan' Resilient Data Hiding in Images"
    IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 464-478, Dec. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Print-scan resilient data hiding finds important applications in document security and image copyright protection. This paper proposes methods to hide information into images that achieve robustness a..." [more]

  152. K. Sullivan, K. Solanki, B.S. Manjunath, U. Madhow and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Determining achievable rates for secure zero divergence steganography"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2006 (ICIP06), Atlanta, GA USA, Oct. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In steganography (the hiding of data into innocuous covers for secret communication) it is difficult to estimate how much data can be hidden while still remaining undetectable. To measure the inherent..." [more]

  153. K. Solanki, K. Sullivan, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Provably secure steganography: Achieving zero K-L divergence using statistical restoration"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2006 (ICIP06), Atlanta, GA USA, Oct. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we present a framework for the design of steganographic schemes that can provide provable security by achieving zero Kullback-Leibler divergence between the cover and the stego signal d..." [more]

  154. Luca Bertelli, Baris Sumengen, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Redundancy in All Pairs Fast Marching Method"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2006 (ICIP06), Atlanta, GA USA, Oct. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we analyze the redundancy in calculating all pairs of geodesic distances on a rectangular grid. Fast marching method is an efficient way to estimate the geodesic distances from a point...." [more]

  155. Dmitry Fedorov, Baris Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Multi-Focus Imaging using Local Focus Estimation and Mosaicking"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2006 (ICIP06), Atlanta, GA USA, Oct. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose an algorithm to generate one multi-focus image from a set of images acquired at different focus settings. First images are registered to avoid misalignment if needed. Then, best focus is es..." [more]

  156. J. Byun, M. R. Verardo, N. Vu, D. Fedorov, G. P. Lewis, S. K. Fisher and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Quantifying structural distortions in retinal tissue before and after injury"
    Workshop on Multiscale Biological Imaging, Data Mining & Informatics, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Sep. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Quantifying the deformation of retinal tissue after injury is crucial in understanding and characterizing the functional effect of cellular changes. We present a novel method to compute multiple quant..." [more]

  157. Laura E. Boucheron, Neal R. Harvey and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Utility of Multispectral Imaging for Analysis of Routine Clinical Histopathology Imagery"
    Workshop on Multiscale Biological Imaging, Data Mining & Informatics, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Sep. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Our paper will present an analysis of the utility of multispectral imagery versus standard RGB imagery for routine H&Estained histopathology imagery, in particular for the classification of histologic..." [more]

  158. Dmitry Fedorov, Baris Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Mosaicking based framework for local enhancement of bio imagery"
    Workshop on Multiscale Biological Imaging, Data Mining & Informatics, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Sep. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose an algorithm to process images using their local information. Each image is tiled with overlapping neighborhoods. Then, each region is enhancement independently. The overlapping tiles are t..." [more]

  159. Pratim Ghosh, B.S. Manjunath and K.R. Ramakrishnan,
    "A compact image signature for RTS-invariant image retrieval"
    Proc. IEE International Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE 2006), Bangalore, India, Sep. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we propose a novel framework to obtain a very compact image signature (32 bits) which is invariant to rotation, translation, scaling and other minor perturbations like smoothing, random ..." [more]

  160. Jiyun Byun, Mark R. Verardo, Baris Sumengen, Geoffrey P. Lewis, B. S. Manjunath and Steven K. Fisher,
    "Automated tool for the detection of cell nuclei in digital microscopic images: Application to retinal images"
    Molecular Vision, http://www.molvis.org/molvis/v12/a107/, vol. 12, pp. 949-960, Aug. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Purpose: To develop an automated nuclei detection tool that provides reliable and consistently accurate results for counting cell nuclei. Methods: We propose a simple yet robust method to analyze lar..." [more]

  161. K. Sullivan, U. Madhow, S. Chandrasekaran and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Steganalysis for Markov cover data with applications to images"
    IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 275-287, Jun. 2006.
    VRL ID: 157, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The difficult task of steganalysis, or the detection of the presence of hidden data, can be greatly aided by exploiting the correlations inherent in typical host or cover signals. In particular, sever..." [more]

  162. Alphan Altinok, Motaz El-Saban, Austin Peck, Leslie Wilson, Stuart Feinstein, B.S Manjunath and Kenneth Rose,
    "Activity Analysis in Microtubule Videos by Mixture of Hidden Markov Models"
    Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), New York, NY, Jun. 2006.
    double-blind review
    VRL ID: 155, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present an automated method for the tracking and dynamics modeling of microtubules -a major component of the cytoskeleton- which provides researchers with a previously unattainable level of data an..." [more]

  163. Baris Sumengen, Luca Bertelli and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Fast and Adaptive Pairwise Similarities for Graph Cuts-based Image Segmentation"
    Proc. IEEE CVPR Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision (POCV), New York City, Jun. 2006.
    double-blind review
    VRL ID: 156, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce the use of geodesic distances and geodesic radius for calculating pairwise similarities needed in various graph cuts based methods. By using geodesics on an edge strength function we are ..." [more]

  164. Motaz El-Saban, Alphan Altinok, Austin Peck, Charles Kenney, Stuart Feinstein, Leslie Wilson, Kenneth Rose and B.S Manjunath,
    "Automated tracking and modeling of microtubule dynamics"
    Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Crystal City, CA, Apr. 2006.
    VRL ID: 152, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The method of microtubule tracking and dynamics analysis, presented here, improves upon the current means of manual and automated quantification of microtubule behavior. Key contributions are increasi..." [more]

  165. S. K. Fisher, J. Byun, D. Fedorov, N. Vu, B. Sumengen, M. Verardo, G. P. Lewis and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Image Informatics Tools for the analysis of Retinal Images"
    Invest Ophthalmol Vision Science 2006;47: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) E-Abstract 4225, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, Apr. 2006.
    abstract only
    VRL ID: 154, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Purpose: To develop software tools that can be used for the enhancement and quantitative analysis of retinal images, and to test these methods on a large retinal image database. Methods: We have asse..." [more]

  166. B. S. Manjunath, B. Sumengen, Z. Bi, J. Byun, M. El-Saban, D. Fedorov and N. Vu,
    "Towards Automated Bioimage Analysis: From Features to Semantics"
    Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Crystal City, CA, pp. 255-258, Apr. 2006.
    Invited paper
    VRL ID: 151, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Recent advances in bio-molecular imaging have afforded biologists a more thorough understanding of cellular functions in complex tissue structures. For example, high resolution fluorescence images of ..." [more]

  167. J. Byun, N. Vu, B. Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Quantitative analysis of immunofluorescent retinal images"
    Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Crystal City, CA, pp. 1268-1271, Apr. 2006.
    VRL ID: 153, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a novel method to quantitatively analyze confocal microscope images of retinas. We automatically detect nuclei within the outer nuclear layer (ONL) in a retinal image. Based on nuclei detec..." [more]

  168. B. Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Graph Partitioning Active Contours (GPAC) for Image Segmentation"
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Apr. 2006.
    VRL ID: 150, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we introduce new type of variational segmentation cost functions and associated active contour methods that are based on pairwise similarities or dissimilarities of the pixels. As a solu..." [more]

  169. Motaz El-Saban,
    "Automated Microtubule Tracking and Analysis"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mar. 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Microtubules are major components of the cytoskeleton and play an important role in a number of cellular functions such as maintaining cell shape, cell division and transport of various molecules. Abn..." [more]

  170. Alphan Altinok, Baris Sumengen, B.S Manjunath and Kenneth Rose,
    "Reducing incidental fluorescence in live cell imaging"
    Technical Report, ECE, UCSB, 2006.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Fluorescence staining is the prevailing image acquisition technique in cell biology research. A problem of this method is the incidental fluorescence, that is the total fluorescence collected by a cam..." [more]

  171. 2005

  172. Dmitry Fedorov, Baris Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Tile-based framework for local enhancement of bio imagery"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, UCSB, Dec. 2005.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a simple framework for image enhancement using local image information. The main idea is to divide the image into small tiles and individually enhance each of these tiles. Enhanced tiles ar..." [more]

  173. Kaushal Solanki,
    "Multimedia Data Hiding: From Fundamental Issues to Practical Techniques"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Dec. 2005.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The rapid growth in the demand and consumption of the digital multimedia content in the past decade has led to some valid concerns over issues such as content security, authenticity, and digital right..." [more]

  174. Sitaram Bhagavathy,
    "Modeling and Detection of Geospatial Objects Using Texture Motifs"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Dec. 2005.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The primary goal of this dissertation is the modeling and detection of compound objects, such as harbors and golf courses, in remotely sensed geospatial images. Toward this goal, this dissertation mak..." [more]

  175. Kenneth Mark Sullivan,
    "Image Steganalysis: Hunting & Escaping"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2005.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image steganography, the covert embedding of data into digital pictures, represents a threat to the safeguarding of sensitive information and the gathering of intelligence. Steganalysis, the detection..." [more]

  176. K. Solanki, K. Sullivan, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Statistical Restoration for Robust and Secure Steganography"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Genova, Italy, Sep. 2005.
    VRL ID: 149, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We investigate data hiding techniques that attempt to defeat steganalysis by restoring the statistics of the composite image to resemble that of the cover. The approach is to reserve a number of host ..." [more]

  177. M. Zuliani, C. S. Kenney and B. S. Manjunath,
    "The Multiransac Algorithm and its Application to Detect Planar Homographies"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Genova, Italy, Sep. 2005.
    VRL ID: 148, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A RANSAC based procedure is described for detecting inliers corresponding to multiple models in a given set of data points. The algorithm we present in this paper (called multiRANSAC) on average perfo..." [more]

  178. B. Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Category Pruning in Image Databases using Segmentation and Distance Maps"
    Proc. European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Sep. 2005.
    VRL ID: 147, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel framework for pruning a category of images is proposed in this paper. We assume no prior information about the contents or semantics of the images. Our framework discovers consistencies and kn..." [more]

  179. B. Sumengen and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Multi-scale Edge Detection and Image Segmentation"
    Proc. European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Sep. 2005.
    VRL ID: 146, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we propose a novel multi-scale edge detection and vector field design scheme. We show that using multiscale techniques edge detection and segmentation quality on natural images can be i..." [more]

  180. M. A. El Saban and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Spatiotemporal Contour Tracking of Microtubules"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, UCSB, Jun. 2005.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Microtubules (MTs), one of three major cytoskeletal components, serve numerous critical functions in cells. Mechanistically, MTs are not static polymers; rather, they can be very dynamic and their pre..." [more]

  181. M. A. El Saban and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Tracking curvilinear structures using active contours and application to microtubule videos"
    Technical Report, VRL, ECE, UCSB, Jun. 2005.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a novel active contour-based tracking algorithm for highly deformable and fast moving curvilinear structures. We propose to use line features as external forces for the active contour for t..." [more]

  182. C. S. Kenney, M. Zuliani and B. S. Manjunath,
    "An Axiomatic Approach to Corner Detection"
    Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), San Diego, CA, USA, Jun. 2005.
    double-blind review
    VRL ID: 144, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents an axiomatic approach to corner detection. In the first part of the paper we review five currently used corner detection methods (Harris-Stephens, Forstner, Shi-Tomasi, Rohr, and K..." [more]

  183. K. Solanki, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Modeling the Print-Scan Process for Resilient Data Hiding"
    Proc. SPIE Security, Steganography, and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents VII, Edward J. Delp III, Ping W. Wong (Editors), vol. 5681, pp. 418-429, Mar. 2005.
    VRL ID: 143, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Print-scan resilient data hiding finds important applications in document security, and image copyright protection. In this paper, we build upon our previous work on print-scan resilient data hiding w..." [more]

  184. K. Sullivan, U. Madhow, S. Chandrasekaran and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Steganalysis of spread spectrum data hiding exploiting cover memory"
    Proc. IS&T/SPIE's 17th Annual Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, San Jose, CA, Jan. 2005.
    VRL ID: 142, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we study steganalysis, the detection of hidden data. Specifically we focus on detecting data hidden in grayscale images with spread spectrum hiding. To accomplish this we use a statistic..." [more]

  185. Gang Wu, Amir Rahimi, Kingshy Goh, Tomy Tsai, Ankur Jain, Yi Wu, Edward Y. Chang and Yuan-fang Wang,
    "Identifying color in motion in video sensors"
    Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2005.
    [BibTex]
  186. 2004

  187. K. Solanki, N. Jacobsen, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Robust Image-Adaptive Data Hiding Based on Erasure and Error Correction"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 1627-1639, Dec. 2004.
    VRL ID: 141, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Information-theoretic analyses for data hiding prescribe embedding the hidden data in the choice of quantizer for the host data. In this paper, we propose practical realizations of this prescription f..." [more]

  188. M. El Saban and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Interactive segmentation using curve evolution and relevance feedback"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Singapore, Oct. 2004.
    VRL ID: 139, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose in this paper an interactive segmentation algorithm based on curve evolution techniques. The task of automated segmentation has proven to be highly complex and application dependent. User's..." [more]

  189. K. Solanki, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath, and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Estimating and Undoing Rotation for Print-Scan Resilient Data Hiding"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Singapore, Oct. 2004.
    IBM Student Paper Award
    VRL ID: 137, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper proposes a method to hide information into images that achieves robustness against printing and scanning with blind decoding. A significant contribution of this paper is a technique to esti..." [more]

  190. Till Quack, Ullrich Monich, Lars Thiele, B.S. Manjunath,
    "Cortina: A System for Large-scale, Content-based Web Image Retrieval"
    ACM Multimedia 2004, New York, NY, USA, Oct. 2004.
    VRL ID: 135, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Recent advances in processing and networking capabilities of computers have led to an accumulation of immense amounts of multimedia data such as images. One of the largest repositories for such data i..." [more]

  191. O. Dabeer, K. Sullivan, U. Madhow, S. Chandrasekaran and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Detection of Hiding in the Least Significant Bit"
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Supplement on Secure Media I, vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 3046-3058, Oct. 2004.
    VRL ID: 136, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we apply the theory of hypothesis testing to the steganalysis, or detection of hidden data, in the least significant bit (LSB) of a host image. The hiding rate (if data is hidden) and h..." [more]

  192. K. Sullivan, Z. Bi, U. Madhow, S. Chandrasekaran and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Steganalysis of quantization index modulation data hiding"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Singapore, pp. 1165-1168, Oct. 2004.
    VRL ID: 140, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Quantization index modulation (QIM) techniques have been gaining popularity in the data hiding community because of their robustness and information-theoretic optimality against a large class of attac..." [more]

  193. M. Zuliani, S. Bhagavathy, B. S. Manjunath, C. S. Kenney,
    "Affine-Invariant Curve Matching"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Singapore, Oct. 2004.
    VRL ID: 138, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper, we propose an affine-invariant method for describing and matching curves. This is important since affine transformations are often used to model perspective distortions. More specifical..." [more]

  194. Jelena Tešic,
    "Managing Large-scale Multimedia Repositories"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2004.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Capturing and organizing vast volumes of images, such as scientific and medical data, requires new information processing techniques for context of pattern recognition and data mining. In content base..." [more]

  195. Baris Sumengen,
    "Variational Image Segmentation and Curve Evolution on Natural Images"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sep. 2004.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also: #211, #212

    Abstract preview: "The primary goal of this thesis is to develop robust image segmentation methods based on variational techniques. Image segmentation is one of the fundamental problems in image processing and computer ..." [more]

  196. M. Zuliani, C. S. Kenney, S. Bhagavathy, B. S. Manjunath,
    "Drums and Curve Descriptors"
    British Machine Vision Conference, Kingston University, London, UK, Sep. 2004.
    VRL ID: 134, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we present a new physically motivated curve descriptor based on the solution of Helmholtz's equation. The descriptor satisfies the six principles set by MPEG-7: it has a good retrieval a..." [more]

  197. Xinding Sun,
    "Motion Activity for Video Indexing"
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jun. 2004.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Video indexing based on motion is an emerging research area. While most previous work focused on video indexing using motion vectors, a detailed quantitative characterization of the spatial and tempor..." [more]

  198. A. Singh, B. S. Manjunath and R. Murphy,
    "Design of a Distributed Database for Bio-Molecular Images"
    ACM SIGMOD Records, New York, NY, USA, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 65-71, Jun. 2004.
    VRL ID: 133, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Information technology research has played a significant role in the genomics revolution over the past decade, from aiding with large-scale sequence assembly to automating gene identification to effic..." [more]

  199. S. Newsam and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Normalized Texture Motifs and Their Application to Statistical Object Modeling"
    Proc. IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision, Washington, DC, Jun. 2004.
    VRL ID: 131, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A fundamental challenge in applying texture features to statistical object modeling is recognizing differently oriented spatial patterns. Rows of moored boats in remote sensed images of harbors should..." [more]

  200. Baris Sumengen, Sitaram Bhagavathy and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Graph Partitioning Active Contours for Knowledge-Based Geo-Spatial Segmentation"
    IEEE CVPR Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision (POCV), Washington, DC, Jun. 2004.
    VRL ID: 132, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Our contribution in this paper is two-fold. First, we extend our previous curve evolution method based on pairwise similarities. This curve evolution equation combines the grouping abilities of active..." [more]

  201. M. Zuliani, C. Kenney and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A Mathematical Comparison of Point Detectors"
    Second IEEE Image and Video Registration Workshop (IVR), Washington, DC, Jun. 2004.
    VRL ID: 130, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Selecting salient points from two or more images for computing correspondences is a fundamental problem in image analysis. Three methods originally proposed by Harris et al., by Noble et al. and by Sh..." [more]

  202. Till Quack,
    "Cortina: A System for Large-scale, Content-based Web Image Retrieval and the Semantics within"
    Master's Thesis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, University of California at Santa Barbara, Apr. 2004.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Recent advances in processing and networking capabilities of computers have led to an accumulation of immense amounts of multimedia data such as images. One of the largest repositories for such data i..." [more]

  203. J. Byun, L. Wang, G. P. Lewis, S. K. Fisher and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Challenges in Bio-Molecular Imaging and Information Discovery: Developing a Searchable, Distributed Retinal Image Database"
    Invest Ophthalmol Vision Science 2004;45: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) E-Abstract 3000, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, Apr. 2004.
    VRL ID: 129, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "PURPOSE. To develop a digital library of immunofluorescence images of vertebrate retina. The long-term objective is to provide new imaging and information processing technologies allowing the creation..." [more]

  204. S. Newsam, L. Wang, S. Bhagavathy, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Using texture to analyze and manage large collections of remote sensed image and video data"
    Journal of Applied Optics: Information Processing, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 210-217, Jan. 2004.
    VRL ID: 128, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We describe recent research into using the visual primitive of texture to analyze and manage large collections of remote sensed image and video data. Texture is regarded as the spatial dependence of p..." [more]

  205. S. Newsam, J. Tešic, L.Wang and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Issues in Mining Video Datasets"
    Proc. SPIE International Symposium On Electronic Imaging, Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia, San Jose, California, Jan. 2004.
    Invited paper
    VRL ID: 127, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents an overview of our recent work on managing image and video data. The first half of the paper describes a representation for the semantic spatial layout of video frames. In particul..." [more]

  206. Xinding Sun, Jonathan Foote, Don Kimber, B. S. Manjunath,
    "Region of Interest Extraction and Virtual Camera Control Based on Panoramic Video Capturing"
    IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2004.
    VRL ID: 145, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present a system for automatically extracting the region of interest and controlling virtual cameras control based on panoramic video. It targets applications such as classroom lectures and video c..." [more]

  207. 2003

  208. C. S. Kenney, B. S. Manjunath, M. Zuliani, M. G. A. Hewer and A. Van Nevel,
    "A condition number for point matching with application to registration and postregistration error estimation"
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 1437 - 1454, Nov. 2003.
    VRL ID: 126, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Selecting salient points from two or more images for computing correspondence is a well studied problem in image analysis. This paper describes a new and effective technique for selecting these tiepoi..." [more]

  209. K. Solanki, O. Dabeer, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath and Shiv Chandrasekaran,
    "Robust Image-Adaptive Data Hiding: Modeling, Source Coding, and Channel Coding"
    41st Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Oct. 2003.
    VRL ID: 125, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper provides a summary of our work over the past two years on robust, high-volume data hiding in images. We first present a basic framework for image-adaptive hiding, which allows selection of ..." [more]

  210. B. Sumengen, B. S. Manjunath, C. Kenney,
    "Image segmentation using multi-region stability and edge strength"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 3, pp. 429-432, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 121, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also: #211, #212

    Abstract preview: "A novel scheme for image segmentation is presented. An image segmentation criterion is proposed that groups similar pixels together to form regions. This criterion is formulated as a cost function. Th..." [more]

  211. J. Tešic, S. Bhagavathy and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Issues Concerning Dimensionality and Similarity Search"
    Proc. 3rd International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA), Rome, Italy, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 124, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Effectiveness and efficiency are two important concerns in using multimedia descriptors to search and access database items. Both are affected by the dimensionality of the descriptors. While higher di..." [more]

  212. K. Solanki, O. Dabeer, B. S. Manjunath, U. Madhow and Shiv Chandrasekaran,
    "A Joint Source-Channel Coding Scheme for Image-in-Image Data Hiding"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 2, pp. 743-746, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 119, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We consider the problem of hiding images in images. In addition to the usual design constraints such as imperceptible host degrada-tion and robustness in presence of variety of attacks, we impose the ..." [more]

  213. K. Sullivan, O. Dabeer, U. Madow, B. S. Manujunath and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "LLRT Based Detection of LSB Hiding"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 1, pp. 497-500, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 120, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we consider a hypothesis testing approach for detection of hiding in the least significant bit (LSB). This steganalysis problem is a composite hypothesis test-ing problem. We state a reg..." [more]

  214. Lei Wang and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A Semantic Representation for Image Retrieval"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 2, pp. 523-526, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 122, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Robust semantic labeling of image regions is a basic problem in representing and retrieving image/video content. We propose an SVM-MRF framework to model features and their spatial distributions, lead..." [more]

  215. M. A. El Saban and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Video region segmentation by spatio-temporal watersheds"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 1, pp. 349-352, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 117, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a video region segmentation scheme combin-ing spatio-temporal edges and watershed techniques. We consider the video sequence as a 3-D volume and compute color edges within this volume. Thes..." [more]

  216. S. Newsam, L. Wang, S. Bhagavathy and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Using Texture to Annotate Remote Sensed Datasets"
    Proc. 3rd International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA), Rome, Italy, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 123, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Texture remains largely underutilized in the analysis of remote sensed datasets compared to descriptors based on the orthogonal spectral dimension. This paper describes our recent efforts towards usin..." [more]

  217. S. Bhagavathy, J. Tešic and B. S. Manjunath,
    "On the Rayleigh nature of Gabor filter outputs"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 3, pp. 745-748, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 116, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Texture has been recognized as an important visual prim-itive in image analysis. A widely used texture descrip-tor, which is part of the MPEG-7 standard, is that com-puted using multiscale Gabor filte..." [more]

  218. S. Newsam, S. Bhagavathy, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Object Localization Using Texture Motifs and Markov Random Fields"
    IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Barcelona, Spain, vol. 2, pp. 1049-1052, Sep. 2003.
    VRL ID: 118, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This work presents a novel approach to object localization in complex imagery. In particular, the spatial extents of objects characterized by distinct spatial signatures at multiple scales are estimat..." [more]

  219. J. Tešic and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Nearest Neighbor Search for Relevance Feedback"
    Proc. IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Madison, Wisconsin, vol. 2, pp. 643-648, Jun. 2003.
    VRL ID: 115, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We introduce the problem of repetitive nearest neighbor search in relevance feedback and propose an efficient search scheme for high dimensional feature spaces. Relevance feedback learning is a popula..." [more]

  220. J. Tešic, S. Newsam and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Mining Image Datasets using Perceptual Association Rules"
    Proc. SIAM Sixth Workshop on Mining Scientific and Engineering Datasets in conjunction with the Third SIAM International Conference (SDM), San Francisco, California, May. 2003.
    VRL ID: 114, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper describes a framework for applying traditional data mining techniques to the non-traditional domain of image datasets for the purpose of knowledge discovery. In particular, perceptual assoc..." [more]

  221. O. Dabeer, K. Sullivan, U. Madow, S. Chandrasekaran and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Detection of hiding in the least significant bit"
    Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Mar. 2003.
    VRL ID: 113, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We consider the problem of detecting hiding in the least significant bit (LSB) of images. Since the hiding rate is not known, this is a composite hypothesis testing problem. We show that under a mild ..." [more]

  222. 2002

  223. D. Kim, Y-S. Ho and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Color Image Segmentation using Anistropic Diffusion and Agglomerative Hierarchical Clustering"
    Proc. 3rd IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Taiwan, Dec. 2002.
    VRL ID: 112, [BibTex]
  224. N. Jacobsen, K. Solanki, U. Madhow, B. S. Manjunath and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "Image-adaptive hidgh-volume data hiding based on scalar quantization"
    Proc. IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), Anaheim, CA, USA, vol. 1, pp. 411-415, Oct. 2002.
    VRL ID: 110, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Information-theoretic analyses for data hiding prescribe embedding the hidden data in the choice of quantizer for the host data. In this paper, we consider a suboptimal implementation of this presc..." [more]

  225. D. Fedorov, L. M. G. Fonseca, C. Kenney, B. S. Manjunath,
    "Automatic Registration and Mosaicking System for Remotely Sensed Imagery"
    SPIE 9th International Symposium on Remote Sensing, Crete, Greece, Sep. 2002.
    VRL ID: 111, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image registration is an important operation in remote sensing applications that basically involves the identification of many control points in the images. As the manual identification of control poi..." [more]

  226. B. Sumengen, B. S. Manjunath, C. Kenney,
    "Image Segmentation using Curve Evolution and Flow Fields"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Rochester, NY, USA, Sep. 2002.
    VRL ID: 107, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also: #212

    Abstract preview: "An image segmentation scheme that utilizes image-based flow fields in a curve evolution framework is presented. Geometric curve evolution methods require an edge function and a vector field with certa..." [more]

  227. S. Newsam, S. Bhagavathy, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Modeling Object Classes in Aerial Images Using Hidden Markov Models"
    Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Rochester, NY, USA, vol. 1, pp. 860-863, Sep. 2002.
    VRL ID: 106, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A canonical model is proposed for object classes in aerial images. This model is motivated by the observation that geographic regions of interest are characterized by collections of texture motifs cor..." [more]

  228. X. Sun, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Panoramic Capturing and Recognition of Human activity"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Rochester, NY, USA, vol. 2, pp. 813-816, Sep. 2002.
    VRL ID: 108, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents a unified approach to human activity capturing and recognition. It targets applications such as a speaker walking, turning around, sitting and getting up from a chair in a classroo..." [more]

  229. X. Sun, B. S. Manjunath, and A. Divakaran,
    "Representation of motion activity in hierarchical levels for video indexing and filtering"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Rochester, NY, USA, vol. 1, pp. 149-152, Sep. 2002.
    VRL ID: 109, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A method for video indexing and filtering based on motion activity characteristics in hierarchical levels is proposed. To extract motion activity information, an MPEG (MPEG-1/2) video is first adaptiv..." [more]

  230. B. Sumengen, B. S. Manjunath, C. Kenney,
    "Image Segmentation using Curve Evolution and Region Stability"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2002, Québec City, Canada, Aug. 2002.
    VRL ID: 105, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also: #211

    Abstract preview: "A novel scheme for image segmentation is presented. An image segmentation criterion is proposed that gathers similar pixels together to form regions and creates boundaries between two dissimilar regio..." [more]

  231. J. Tešic, S. Newsam, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Scalable Spatial Event Representation"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Lausanne, Switzerland, vol. 2, pp. 229-232, Aug. 2002.
    VRL ID: 101, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This work introduces a conceptual representation for com-plex spatial arrangements of image features in large multi-media datasets. A novel data structure, termed the Spatial Event Cube (SEC), is form..." [more]

  232. S. Bhagavathy, S. Newsam, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Modeling Object Classes in Aerial Images Using Texture Motifs"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Québec City, vol. 2, pp. 981-984, Aug. 2002.
    VRL ID: 104, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a canonical model for object classes in aerial images. This model is motivated by the observation that geographic regions of interest are characterized by collections of texture motifs corr..." [more]

  233. X. Sun, D. Kimber, J. Foote, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Detecting Path Intersections in Panoramic Video"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Lausanne, Switzerland, vol. 2, pp. 529-532, Aug. 2002.
    VRL ID: 103, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Given panoramic video taken along a self-intersecting path, we present a method for detecting the intersection points. This allows "virtual tours" to be synthesized by splicing the panoramic video at ..." [more]

  234. X. Sun, C.-W. Chen, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Probabilistic Motion Parameter Models for Human Activity Recognition"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2002, Québec City, Canada, vol. 1, pp. 443-446, Aug. 2002.
    VRL ID: 102, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel method for human activity recognition is presented. Given a video sequence containing human activity, the motion parameters of each frame are first computed using different motion parameter mo..." [more]

  235. Y. Choi, C. S. Won, Y. M. Ro, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Texture Descriptors"
    Introduction to MPEG-7, Multimedia Content Description Interface, B. S. Manjunath, P. Salembier and T. Sikora (editors), John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Jun. 2002.
    VRL ID: 100, [BibTex]
  236. J. Ohm, L. Cieplinski, H. J. Kim, S. Krishnamacari, B. S. Manjunath, D. S. Messing and Akio Yamada,
    "Color Descriptors"
    Introduction to MPEG-7, Multimedia Content Description Interface, B. S. Manjunath, P. Salembier and T. Sikora (editors), John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Jun. 2002.
    VRL ID: 99, [BibTex]
  237. B. S. Manjunath and T. Sikora,
    "Overview of Visual Descriptors"
    Introduction to MPEG-7, Multimedia Content Description Interface, B. S. Manjunath, P. Salembier and T. Sikora (editors), John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Jun. 2002.
    VRL ID: 98, [BibTex]
  238. B. S. Manjunath,
    "Introduction to MPEG-7, Multimedia Content Description Interface"
    John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., B. S. Manjunath, P. Salembier and T. Sikora, Jun. 2002.
    Lead Editor of Book
    VRL ID: 97, [BibTex]
  239. D. Fedorov, L. M. G. Fonseca, C. Kenney, B. S, Manjunath,
    "System for Automatic Registration of Remote Sensing Images"
    Proc. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS02), Toronto, Canada, Jun. 2002.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image registration is the process of matching two images so that corresponding coordinate points in the two images correspond to the same physical region of the scene being imaged. It's an important o..." [more]

  240. K. Solanki, N. Jacobsen, S. Chandrasekaran, U. Madhow, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "High-volume data hiding in images: Introducing perceptual criteria into quantization based embedding"
    Proc. ICASSP, vol. 4, pp. 3485-3488, May. 2002.
    VRL ID: 96, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Information-theoretic analyses for data hiding prescribe em-bedding the hidden data in the choice of quantizer for the host data. In this paper, we consider a suboptimal implementation of this prescri..." [more]

  241. B. S. Manjunath and W. Ma,
    "Texture Features for Image Retrieval"
    Image Databases: Search and Retrieval of Digital Imagery, V. Castelli and L. D. Bergman (editors), Wiley Publishing, 2002.
    VRL ID: 95, [BibTex]
  242. 2001

  243. B. Sumengen, B. S. Manjunath, C. Kenney,
    "Image Segmentation using Curve Evolution"
    Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Monterey, CA, vol. 2, pp. 1141-1145, Nov. 2001.
    VRL ID: 94, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also: #212

    Abstract preview: "A novel scheme for image segmentation is presented. The technique is based on the integration of ideas from geodesic active contours and a recently proposed edgeflow segmentation. Given an image a 2-D..." [more]

  244. P. Wu, B. S. Manjunath,
    "Adaptive Nearest Neighbor Search for Relevance Feedback in Large Image Datasets"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2001), Special Session on Multimedia Indexing, Browsing and Retrieval, Thessalonica, Greece, pp. 87-98, Oct. 2001.
    VRL ID: 89, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Relevance feedback is often used in refining similarity retriev-als in image and video databases. Typically this involves modifi-cation to the similarity metrics based on the user feedback and recompu..." [more]

  245. P. Wu, B. S. Manjunath, and S. Chandrasekaran,
    "An Adaptive Index Structure for High-Dimensional Similarity Search"
    Proc. IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Advances in Multimedia Information (PCM '01), Beijing, China, pp. 71-77, Oct. 2001.
    VRL ID: 92, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A practical method for creating a high dimensional index structure that adapts to the data distribution and scales well with the database size, is presented. Typical media descriptors, such as texture..." [more]

  246. X. Sun, J. Foote, D. Kimber, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Panoramic Video Capturing and Compressed Domain Virtual Camera Control"
    Proc. ACM International Multimedia Conference (MM '01), Ottawa, Canada, pp. 329-347, Oct. 2001.
    VRL ID: 90, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A system for capturing panoramic video and a novel method for corresponding compressed domain virtual camera control is presented. It targets applications such as classroom lectures and video conferen..." [more]

  247. S. Newsam, B. Sumengen, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Category-Based Image Retrieval"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2001), Thessalonica, Greece, pp. 596-599, Oct. 2001.
    Special Session on Multimedia Indexing, Browsing and Retrieval
    VRL ID: 88, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This work presents a novel approach to content-based image retrieval in categorical multimedia databases. The images are indexed using a combination of text and content descriptors. The categories are..." [more]

  248. X. Sun, A. Divakaran, B. S. Manjunath,
    "A Motion Activity Descriptor and Its Extraction in Compressed Domain"
    Proc. IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM '01), Beijing, China, pp. 450-457, Oct. 2001.
    VRL ID: 91, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel motion activity descriptor and its extraction from a compressed MPEG (MPEG-1/2) video stream are presented. The descriptor consists of two parts, a temporal descriptor and a spatial descriptor..." [more]

  249. X. Sun, J. Foote, D. Kimber, and B. S. Manunath,
    "Recording the region of interest from FLYCAM panoramic video"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2001), Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 409-412, Oct. 2001.
    VRL ID: 87, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel method for region of interest tracking and recording video is presented. The proposed method is based on the FlyCam system 4, which produces high resolution and wide-angle video sequences by s..." [more]

  250. Y. Deng, and B. S.Manjunath,
    "Unsupervised segmentation of color-texture regions in images and video"
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI '01), vol. 23, no. 8, pp. 800-810, Aug. 2001.
    VRL ID: 86, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A new method for unsupervised segmentation of color-texture regions in images and video is presented. This method, which we refer to as JSEG, consists of two independent steps: color quantization a..." [more]

  251. Y. M. Ro, M. Kim, H. K. Kang, B. S. Manjunath and J. Kim,
    "MPEG-7 Homogenous Texture Descriptor"
    ETRI Journal, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 41-51, Jun. 2001.
    VRL ID: 85, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "MPEG7 standardization work has started with the aims of providing fundamental tools for describing multimedia contents. MPEG7 defines the syntax and semantics of descriptors and description schemes so..." [more]

  252. B. S. Manjunath, J. R. Ohm, V. V. Vinod, and A. Yamada,
    "Color and Texture descriptors"
    IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Special Issue on MPEG-7, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 703-715, Jun. 2001.
    VRL ID: 84, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents an overview of color and texture descriptors that have been approved for the Final Committee Draft of the MPEG-7 standard. The color and texture descriptors that are described in t..." [more]

  253. S. Newsam, S. Bhagavathy, L. Fonseca, C. Kenney and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Object based representations of spatial images"
    Acta Astronautica, vol. 48, no. 5-12, pp. 567-577, Jun. 2001.
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Object based representations of image data enable new content- related functionalities while facilitating management of large image databases. Developing such representations for multi-date and multi-..." [more]

  254. C. Kenney, Y. Deng, B. S. Manjunath, G. Hewer,
    "Peer group image enhancement"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 326-334, Feb. 2001.
    VRL ID: 83, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Peer group image processing identifies a "peer group" for each pixel and then replaces the pixel intensity with the average over the peer group. Two parameters provide directly control over which imag..." [more]

  255. Y. Deng, B. S. Manjunath, C. Kenney, M. S. Moore, H. Shin,
    "An efficient color representation for image retrieval"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 140-147, Jan. 2001.
    VRL ID: 82, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A compact color descriptor and an efficient indexing method for this descriptor are presented. The target application is similarity retrieval in large image databases using color. Colors in a given re..." [more]

  256. R. Chellappa and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Texture classification and Segmentation: Tribulations Triumphs and Tributes"
    Foundations of Image Understanding (editor: L. Davis), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
    VRL ID: 93, [BibTex]
  257. 2000

  258. S. Newsam, S. Bhagavathy, L. Fonseca, C. Kenney and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Object based representations of spatial images"
    Proc. 51st International Aeronautical Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 2000.
    VRL ID: 81, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Object based representations of image data enable new content- related functionalities while facilitating management of large image databases. Developing such representations for multi-date and multi-..." [more]

  259. P. Wu, B.S. Manjunath, S. Newsam and H. Shin,
    "A texture descriptor for browsing and similarity retrieval"
    Journal of Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 16, no. 1-2, pp. 33-43, Sep. 2000.
    Invited journal paper
    VRL ID: 79, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image texture is useful in image browsing, search and retrieval. A texture descriptor based on a multiresolution decomposition using Gabor wavelets is proposed. The descriptor consists of two parts:..." [more]

  260. P. Wu, B. S. Manjunath, and H. D. Shin,
    "Dimensionality Reduction for Image Retrieval"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2000), Vancouver, Canada, vol. 3, pp. 726-729, Sep. 2000.
    VRL ID: 80, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Dimensionality reduction methods are of interest in applications such as content based image and video retrieval. In large multimedia databases, it may not be practical to search through the entire da..." [more]

  261. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "EdgeFlow: A technique for boundary detection and segmentation"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 1375-1388, Aug. 2000.
    VRL ID: 76, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel boundary detection scheme based on "edge flow" is proposed in this paper. This scheme utilizes a predictive coding model to identify the direction of change in color and texture at each imag..." [more]

  262. D. Mukherjee, J. J. Chae, S. K. Mitra, and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A source and channel-coding framework for vector-based data hiding in video"
    IEEE Trans. On Circuits and systems for video technology, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 630-645, Jun. 2000.
    VRL ID: 75, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Digital data hiding is a technology being developed for multimedia services, where significant amounts of secure data is invisibly hidden inside a host data source by the owner, for retrieval only by ..." [more]

  263. B. S. Manjunath, T. Huang, A. M. Tekalp, and H. J. Zhang ,
    "Introduction to the special issue on image and video processing for digital libraries"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 1-2, Jan. 2000.
    Guest editorial
    VRL ID: 74, [PDF] [BibTex]
  264. B.S. Manjunath, D. Forsyth, Y. Deng, W.Y. Ma, C. Carlson, S. Loffe, S.J. Belongie and J. Malik,
    "Image Retrieval in Digital Libraries"
    Multimedia Systems, Standards, and Networks, A. Puri and T. Chen (editors), Marcel Dekker Inc, New York, 2000.
    Invited chapter
    VRL ID: 78, [BibTex]
  265. 1999

  266. J. J. Chae and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Data hiding in Video"
    Proc. 6th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'99), Kobe, Japan, vol. 1, pp. 311-315 , Oct. 1999.
    VRL ID: 71, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a video data embedding scheme in which the embedded signature data is reconstructed without knowing the original host video. The proposed method enables high rate of data embedding and is r..." [more]

  267. J. Winkeler, B. S. Manjunath and S.Chandrasekaran,
    "Subset selection for active object recognition"
    Proc. IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Fort Collins, CO, USA, vol. 2, pp. 511-516, Jun. 1999.
    VRL ID: 69, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents an algorithm for constructing object representations suitable for recognition. The system automatically selects a representative subset of the views of the object while constructin..." [more]

  268. P. Wu, B. S. Manjunath, S.D. Newsam and H.D.Shin,
    "A Texture Descriptor for Image Retrieval and Browsing"
    Proc. IEEE Workshop on Content Based Access to Image and Video Libraries, Fort Collins, CO, USA, pp. 3-7, Jun. 1999.
    VRL ID: 70, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image texture is an important visual primitive in image search and retrieval applications. To characterize texture information of images, a texture descriptor is proposed to capture both the perceptua..." [more]

  269. Y. Deng, S.Kenney, M.S.Moore and B. S.Manjunath,
    "Peer group filtering and perceptual color image quantization"
    Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems VLSI (ISCAS'99), Orlando, FL, vol. 4, pp. 21-24, Jun. 1999.
    VRL ID: 72, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In the first part of this work, peer group filtering(PGF), a nonlinear algorithm for image smoothing and impulse noise removal in color images is presented. The algorithm replaces each image pixel wi..." [more]

  270. Y. Deng, B. S.Manjunath and H.Shin,
    "Color image segmentation"
    Proc. IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition CVPR'99, Fort Collins, CO, vol. 2, pp. 446-51, Jun. 1999.
    VRL ID: 68, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this work, a new approach to fully automatic color image segmentation, called JSEG, is presented. First, col-ors in the image are quantized to several representing classes that can be used to diffe..." [more]

  271. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "NeTra: a toolbox for navigating large image databases"
    Multimedia Systems, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 184-198, May. 1999.
    VRL ID: 66, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present here an implementation of NeTra, a prototype image retrieval system that uses color, texture, shape and spatial location information in segmented image regions to search and retrieve simila..." [more]

  272. L. Fonseca, G.A. Hewer, C.S. Kenney and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Registration and Fusion of Multispectral Images Using a New Control Point Assessment Method Derived from Optical Flow Ideas"
    Proc. SPIE Algorithms for Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery-V, Orlando, FL, vol. 3717, pp. 104-111, Apr. 1999.
    VRL ID: 67, [BibTex]
  273. Y. Deng and B. S.Manjunath,
    "An efficient low-dimensional color indexing scheme for region based image retrieval"
    Proc. IEEE Intl. Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP-99), Phoenix, Arizona, vol. 6, pp. 3017-3020, Mar. 1999.
    VRL ID: 65, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this work, an efficient low-dimensional color indexing scheme for region-based image retrieval is presented. The colors in each image region are first quantized so that only a small number of clust..." [more]

  274. G. M. Haley and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Rotation-invariant texture classification using a complete space-frequency model"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 255-269, Feb. 1999.
    VRL ID: 64, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A method of rotation-invariant texture classification based on a complete space-frequency model is introduced. A polar, analytic form of a two-dimensional (2-D) Gabor wavelet is developed, and a multi..." [more]

  275. J. J. Chae and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A technique for image data hiding and reconstruction without host image"
    Proc. SPIE Security and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents, San Jose, CA, USA, vol. 3657, pp. 386-96, Jan. 1999.
    VRL ID: 63, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A new technique for embedding image data that can be recovered in the absence of the original host image, is presented. The data to be embedded, referred to as the signature data, is inserted into t..." [more]

  276. B. S. Manjunath, G. M. Haley and W. Y. Ma,
    "Multiband Techniques for Texture Classification and Segmentation"
    Handbook of Image and Video Processing, Al Bovik (editor), Academic Press , 1999.
    Invited chapter
    VRL ID: 77, [BibTex]
  277. B. S. Manjunath and R. Chellappa,
    "Image Texture"
    Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, J. G. Webster (editor), John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
    Invited chapter
    VRL ID: 73, [BibTex]
  278. 1998

  279. Y. Deng and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Spatio-temporal relationships and video object extraction"
    Proc. 32nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, vol. 1, pp. 895-899, Nov. 1998.
    VRL ID: 62, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "An object-based representation for video data can facilitate video search and content analysis. Detecting physical meaningful video object is a challenging open issue, and requires intelligent spatio..." [more]

  280. J. J. Chae, D. Mukherjee and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Color image embedding using multidimensional lattice structures"
    Proc. IEEE Intl. Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'98), Chicago, IL, vol. 1, pp. 460-464, Oct. 1998.
    VRL ID: 60, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper describes a robust data embedding scheme which uses noise resilient channel codes based on multidimensional lattice structures. Compared to prior work in digital watermarking, the propose..." [more]

  281. N. Strobel, S. K. Mitra and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Reversible wavelet and spectral transforms for lossless compression of color images"
    Proc. IEEE Intl. Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'98), Chicago, IL, vol. 3, pp. 896-900, Oct. 1998.
    VRL ID: 61, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A new lossless image compression method for progressive-resolution transmission of color images is proposed. It is based on spatial and spectral transforms. Reversible wavelet transforms are performed..." [more]

  282. G. A. Hewer, C. Kenney and B. S.Manjunath,
    "Variational image segmentation using boundary functions"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 1269-1282, Sep. 1998.
    VRL ID: 58, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A general variational framework for image approximation and segmentation is introduced. By using a continuous "line-process" to represent edge boundaries, it is possible to formulate a variational the..." [more]

  283. Y. Deng and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Netra-V: toward an object-based video representation"
    IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (Special issue on Emerging Interactive Multimedia Services), vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 616-27, Sep. 1998.
    VRL ID: 59, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present here a prototype video analysis and retrieval system, called NeTra-V, that is being developed to build an object-based video representation for functionalities such as search and retrieval ..." [more]

  284. J. F. Winkeler and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Incremental Evolution in Genetic Programming"
    Proc. Third Annual Conference on Genetic Programming, pp. 403-411, Jul. 1998.
    VRL ID: 57, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents a study of different methods of using incremental evolution with genetic programming. Incremental evolution begins with a population already trained for a simpler but related task...." [more]

  285. B. S. Manjunath and Y. Deng,
    "Issue for image/video digital libraries"
    Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS'98), Monterey, CA, vol. 3, pp. 595-598, Jun. 1998.
    Invited paper
    VRL ID: 56, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Creation of digital iamge and video libraries poses several interesting and challenging problems. New tools are needed for managing such as multimedia content. These include methods to search, retriev..." [more]

  286. Wei-Ying Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A texture thesaurus for browsing large aerial photographs"
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Wiley for ASIS, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 633-48, May. 1998.
    VRL ID: 55, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A texture-based image retrieval system for browsing large-scale aerial photographs is presented. The salient components of this system include texture feature extraction, image segmentation and grou..." [more]

  287. B. S. Manjunath,
    "Image processing in the Alexandria Digital Library project"
    Proc. IEEE Conference on Advances in Digital Libraries (ADL'98), Santa Barbara, CA, pp. 180-187, Apr. 1998.
    Invited paper
    VRL ID: 54, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The management of images, video, and in general, multi- media data, is an improtant issue in the design of digital libraries. In particular, the following problems stand out: efficient storage, fast r..." [more]

  288. J. J. Chae, D. Mukherjee and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A Robust data hiding technique using multidimensional lattices"
    Proc. IEEE Conference on Advances in Digital Libraries (ADL'98), Santa Barbara, CA, pp. 319-326, Apr. 1998.
    VRL ID: 53, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We describe a data hiding technique which uses noise resilient channel codes based on multidimensional lattices. A trade-off between the quantity of hidden data and the quality of the watermarked imag..." [more]

  289. J.J. Chae and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A Robust Embedded Data from Wavelet Coefficients"
    Proc. SPIE: Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases VI, San Jose, CA, vol. 3312, pp. 308-317, Jan. 1998.
    VRL ID: 52, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "An approach to embedding gray scale images using a discrete wavelet transform is proposed. The proposed scheme enables using signature images that could be as much as 25% of the host image data and ..." [more]

  290. Y. Deng, D. Mukherjee and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Netra-V: Towards an object based video representation"
    Proc. SPIE: Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases, San Jose, CA, vol. 3312, pp. 202-213, Jan. 1998.
    VRL ID: 51, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present here a prototype video analysis and retrieval system, called NeTra-V, that is being developed to build an object-based video representation for functionalities such as search and retrieval ..." [more]

  291. 1997

  292. L. M. G. Fonseca, M. H. M. Costa, B. S. Manjunath and C. Kenney,
    "Automatic registration of satellite imagery"
    Proc. NASA Image Registration Workshop, Greenbelt, MD, pp. 13-27, Nov. 1997.
    VRL ID: 50, [BibTex]
  293. M. Beatty and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Dimensionality reduction using multidimensional scaling for image search"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Santa Barbara, California, vol. 2, pp. 835-838, Oct. 1997.
    VRL ID: 48, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "There has been much interest recently in image content based retrieval, with applications to digital libraries and image database accessing. One approach to this problem is to base retrieval from the..." [more]

  294. N. Strobel, S. K. Mitra and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Model-based detection and correction of corrupted wavelet coefficients"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, vol. 1, pp. 925-928, Oct. 1997.
    VRL ID: 45, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image decomposition based on the discrete wavelet transform(DWT) has been proposed for efficient storage and progressive transmission of images for visual browsing in digital image libraries. Although..." [more]

  295. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "NETRA: A toolbox for navigating large image databases"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Santa Barbara, California, vol. 1, pp. 568-571, Oct. 1997.
    VRL ID: 46, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present here an implementation of Netra, a prototype image retrieval system that uses color, texture, shape and spatial location information in segmented image r regions to search and retrieve simi..." [more]

  296. Y. Deng and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Content-based search of video using color texture and motion"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Santa Barbara, California, vol. 2, pp. 534-537, Oct. 1997.
    VRL ID: 47, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We present an implementation of a system for content- based search and retrieval of video based on low-level vision features. Currently the system consists of three parts, automatic video partition, f..." [more]

  297. S. Chandrasekaran, B. S.Manjunath, Y.F.Wang, J.Winkeler and H.Zhang,
    "An eigenspace update algorithm for image analysis"
    Graphical Models and Image Processing, Academic Press, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 321-332, Sep. 1997.
    VRL ID: 44, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "During the past few years several interesting applications of eigenspace representation of images have been proposed. These include face recognition, video coding, and pose estimation. However, the ..." [more]

  298. J. F. Winkeler and B. S.Manjunath,
    "Genetic programming for object detection"
    Proc. Genetic Programming 1997 Conference, Stanford, CA, USA, pp. 330-335, Jul. 1997.
    VRL ID: 42, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper examines genetic programming as a machine learning technique in the context of object detection. Object detection is performed on image features and on gray-scale images themselves, with di..." [more]

  299. N. Strobel, S. K. Mitra and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Progressive Resolution Transmission and Lossless Compression of Color Images for Digital Image Libraries"
    Proc. 13th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, vol. 1, pp. 435-438, Jul. 1997.
    VRL ID: 43, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Progressive-resolution transmission is of significant practical importance for online image libraries. When combined with reversible image compression, it provides a particularly promising framework w..." [more]

  300. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Edge flow: a framework for boundary detection and image segmentation"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), San Juan, Puerto Rico, pp. 744-749, Jun. 1997.
    VRL ID: 41, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A novel boundary detection scheme based on "edge flow" is proposed in this paper. This scheme utilizes a predictive coding model to identify the direction of change in color and tecture at each image..." [more]

  301. W. Y. Ma, Y. Deng and B. S.Manjunath,
    "Tools for texture/color based search of images"
    Proc. SPIE Conference on Human Vision and Electronic Imaging II, San Jose, CA, vol. 3106, pp. 496-507, Feb. 1997.
    VRL ID: 40, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Currently there are quite a few image retrieval systems that use color and texture as features to search images. However, by using global features these methods retrieve results that often do not ma..." [more]

  302. B. S. Manjunath and R. Chellappa,
    "Grouping and segmentation using neural networks: applications to edge detection, texture segmentation and face recognition"
    Progress in Neural Networks: Machine Vision, O. M. Omidvar and R. Mohan (editors), Ablex Publishing Corporation, vol. 4, 1997.
    VRL ID: 49, [BibTex]
  303. 1996

  304. B. S. Manjunath and W. Y. Ma,
    "Browsing large satellite and aerial photographs"
    Proc. IEEE Third International conference on image processing (ICIP'96), Lausanne, Switzerland, vol. 2, pp. 765-768, Sep. 1996.
    Invited paper
    VRL ID: 38, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In our previous work, we have developed a rate-dis-tortion (R-D) modeling framework H.263 video coding by introducing the new concepts of characteristic rate curves and rate curve decomposition. In th..." [more]

  305. G. Hewer, C. Kenney and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Image segmentation via functionals based on boundary functions"
    Proc. IEEE Third international conference on Image processing (ICIP'96), Lausanne, Switzerland, vol. 1, pp. 813-816, Sep. 1996.
    VRL ID: 39, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A general variational framework for image approximation and segmentation is introduced in which the boundary function has a simple explicit form in terms of the approximation function. At the same tim..." [more]

  306. L. M. G. Fonseca and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Registration Techniques for Multisensor Remotely Sensed Imagery"
    Journal of Photogrammetry Engineering and Remote Sensing, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 1049-1056, Sep. 1996.
    VRL ID: 37, [abstract] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image registration is one of the basic image processing operations in remote sensing. With the increase in the number of images collected every day from different sensors, automated registration of mu..." [more]

  307. B. S. Manjunath and W.Y. Ma,
    "Texture features for browsing and retrieval of image data (Derivation of the Gabor Filter Dictionary parameters)"
    Technical Report, for PAMI - Special issue on Digital Libraries, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 837-842, Aug. 1996.
    Addition to the original paper
    [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Derivation of the Gabor Filter Dictionary parameters..." [more]

  308. B. S. Manjunath and W.Y. Ma,
    "Texture features for browsing and retrieval of image data"
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI - Special issue on Digital Libraries), vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 837-42, Aug. 1996.
    VRL ID: 36, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex] See also: #251

    Abstract preview: "Image content based retrieval is emerging as an important research area with application to digital libraries and multimedia databases. The focus or this paper is on the image processing aspects and ..." [more]

  309. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Texture features and learning similarity"
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, San Francisco, CA, pp. 425-430, Jun. 1996.
    VRL ID: 35, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper addresses two important issues related to texture pattern retrieval: feature extraction and similarity search. A Gabor feature representation for textured images is proposed, and its perfo..." [more]

  310. T. Smith, D. Andresen, L. Carver, R. Dolin, C. Fischer, J. Frew, M. Goodchild, O. Ibarra, R. Kemp, R. Kothuri, M. Larsgaard, B.S. Manjunath, D. Nebert, J. Simpson, A. Wells, T. Yang and Q. Zheng,
    "A Digital library for geographically referenced materials"
    IEEE Computer, pp. 54-60, May. 1996.
    Invited Paper
    VRL ID: 34, [PDF] [BibTex]
  311. B. S. Manjunath, C. Shekhar and R. Chellappa,
    "A new approach to image feature detection with applications"
    Pattern Recognition, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 627-640, Apr. 1996.
    VRL ID: 33, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image feature detection is a fundamental issue in many intermediate level vision problems such as stereo, motion correspondence, image registration, and object recognition. In this paper we present ..." [more]

  312. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Texture-based pattern retrieval from image databases"
    Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 35-52, Jan. 1996.
    VRL ID: 32, [BibTex]
  313. 1995

  314. C.W. Tsai and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Automatic Brain Image Segmentation"
    Pattern Recognition, pp. 1825-1839, Dec. 1995.
    VRL ID: 31, [BibTex]
  315. C. Tsai, B. S. Manjunath and R. Jagadeesan,
    "Automated segmentation of brain MR images"
    Pattern Recognition, pp. 1825-37, Dec. 1995.
    [BibTex]
  316. B. S. Manjunath, S.Chandrasekaran and Y.F. Wang,
    "An eigenspace update algorithm for image analysis"
    Proc. International Symposium on Computer Vision (ISCV), Coral Gables, FL, USA, pp. 551-556, Nov. 1995.
    VRL ID: 30, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "During the past few years several interesting applications of eigenspace representation of the images have been proposed. These include face recognition, video coding, pose estimation, etc. However, t..." [more]

  317. G. M. Haley and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Rotation invariant texture classification using modified Gabor filters"
    Proc. Second IEEE international conference on image processing (ICIP'95), Washington, D.C., vol. 1, pp. 262-265, Nov. 1995.
    VRL ID: 28, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A method of rotation invariant texture classification based on a joint space-frequency model is introduced. Multiresolution filters, based on a truly analytic form of a polar 2-D gabor wavelet, are u..." [more]

  318. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "A comparison of wavelet transform features for texture image annotation"
    Proc. Second International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'95), Washington, D.C., vol. 2, pp. 256-259, Nov. 1995.
    VRL ID: 29, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A comparison of different wavelet transform based texture features for content based search and retrieval is music. These include the conventional orthogoanl and bi-orthogonal wavelet transforms, tree..." [more]

  319. N. Strobel, S. K. Mitra and B. S. Manjunath,
    "An approach to efficient storage retrieval and browsing of large scale image databases"
    Proc. SPIE conference on Image Storage and Archiving System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, vol. 2606, pp. 324-335, Oct. 1995.
    VRL ID: 27, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper suggests a wavelet transform based multiresolution approach as a viable solution to the problems of storage, retrieval and browsing in a large image database. We also investigate the perf..." [more]

  320. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Image indexing using a texture dictionary"
    Proc. SPIE conference on Image Storage and Archiving System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, vol. 2606, pp. 288-298, Oct. 1995.
    VRL ID: 26, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "We propose a new method for indexing large image databases. The method incorporates neural network learning algorithms and pattern recognition techniques to construct an image pattern dictionary. Im..." [more]

  321. D. Andresen, L. Carver, R. Dolin, C. Fischer, J. Frew, M. Goodchild, O. Ibarra, R. Kothuri, M. Larsgaard, B. Manjunath, D. Nebert, J. Simpson, T. Smith, T. Yang and Q. Zheng,
    "The WWW prototype of the Alexandria digital library"
    Proc. International Symposium on Digital Libraries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, pp. 17-27, Aug. 1995.
    VRL ID: 25, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) is focused on providing broad access to distributed collections of spatially-indexed information. ADL has a four-component architecture involving collections, c..." [more]

  322. H. Li, B.S. Manjunath, and S.K. Mitra,
    "Image Fusion Using Wavelets"
    Computer Vision, Graphics & Image Processing: Graphical Models and Image Processing, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 235-245, May. 1995.
    VRL ID: 24, [BibTex]
  323. Hui Li, B. S. Manjunath and Sanjit K. Mitra,
    "A contour-based approach to multisensor image registration"
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 320-334, Mar. 1995.
    VRL ID: 23, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Image Registration is concerned with establishment of correspondence between images of the same scene. One challenging problem in this area is the registration of multispectral multisensor images. In..." [more]

  324. A. D. Alexandrov, W. Y. Ma, A. El Abbadi and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Adaptive filtering and indexing for image databases"
    Proc. SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases, San Jose, CA, vol. 2420, pp. 12-23, Feb. 1995.
    VRL ID: 22, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we combine image feature extraction with indexing techniques for efficient retrieval in large texture images databases. A 2D image signal is processed using a set of Gabor filters to der..." [more]

  325. 1994

  326. H. Li, B. S. Manjunath and S. K. Mitra,
    "Multisensor Image Fusion Using the Wavelet Transform"
    Proc. first international conference on image processing (ICIP'94), Austin, Texas, vol. 1, pp. 51-55, Nov. 1994.
    VRL ID: 20, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In the image fusion scheme presented in this paper, the wavelet transforms of the input images are appropriately combined, and the new image is obtained by taking the inverse wavelet transform of the ..." [more]

  327. W. Y. Ma and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Pattern Retrieval in Image Databases Based on Adaptive Signal Decomposition"
    Proc. 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1351-1355, Nov. 1994.
    VRL ID: 21, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Efficient retrieval of information from image and other multimedia databases if an important and challenging problem. Among techniques developed for this purpose, query by example is the most effecti..." [more]

  328. B. S. Manjunath and W. Y. Ma,
    "Information Retrieval in Image Databases"
    Proc. ISMM International conference on Multimedia Systems and Applications, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 6-9, Aug. 1994.
    VRL ID: 19, [BibTex]
  329. 1993

  330. C. Tsai, B. S. Manjunath and J.Crues,
    "A Model based approach to detecting spinal disk degenerations from MRI data"
    Proc. IEEE Conference on Medical Imaging, San Francisco, CA, pp. 1307-1311, Nov. 1993.
    VRL ID: 18, [BibTex]
  331. H. Li, B. S. Manjunath and S. K. Mitra,
    "Registration of 3D multimodality medical images by curve matching"
    Proc. IEEE Conference on Medical Imaging, San Francisco, pp. 1744-1748, Nov. 1993.
    VRL ID: 17, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "The 3-D multimodality brain image registration algorithm proposed in this paper is based on the matching of feature curves which are defined by the intersections of the interhemispherical fissure pla..." [more]

  332. H. Li, B. S. Manjunath and S. K. Mitra,
    "Optical-to-SAR image registration using the active contour approach"
    Proc. 27th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 568-572, Nov. 1993.
    VRL ID: 16, [BibTex]
  333. B. S. Manjunath and R. Chellappa,
    "A Unified approach to boundary perception: edges, textures and illusory contours"
    IEEE Trans. Neural Networks, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 96-108, Jan. 1993.
    VRL ID: 15, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A model consisting of a multistage system which extracts and groups salient features in the image at different spatial scales (or frequencies) is used. In the first stage, a Gabor wavelet decomposit..." [more]

  334. 1992

  335. B. S. Manjunath,
    "Gabor wavelet transform and application to problems in computer vision"
    Proc. 26th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 796-800, Oct. 1992.
    Invited paper
    VRL ID: 14, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "An important goal of early vision is to transform the intensity data to a representation more suitable for further processing. Examples of such transformations include obtaining depth information fro..." [more]

  336. H. Li, B. S. Manjunath and S. K. Mitra,
    "Contour based multisensor image registration"
    Proc. 26th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 182-186, Oct. 1992.
    VRL ID: 13, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "In this paper we present a contour-based multisensor image registration scheme which uses region boundaries and other strong edges as matching primitives. Chain code correlation and other shape simil..." [more]

  337. B. S. Manjunath, Chandra Shekhar, R. Chellappa and C. von der Malsburg,
    "A Robust method for detecting image features with applications to face recognition and motion correspondence"
    Proc. 11th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, The Hague, Netherlands, pp. 208-212, Aug. 1992.
    VRL ID: 12, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Feature detection is a fundamental issue in many intermediate level vision problems such as stereo, motion correspondence, image registration, etc. In this paper a new approach to feature detection i..." [more]

  338. B. S. Manjunath, R. Chellappa and C. von der Malsburg,
    "A feature based approach to face recognition"
    Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Champaign, IL, pp. 373-378, Jun. 1992.
    VRL ID: 10, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Face represent one of the most common visual patterns in our environment, and humans have a remarkable ability to recognize faces. Face recognition does not fit into the traditional approaches of mod..." [more]

  339. R. Chellappa, R.L. Kashyap and B.S. Manjunath,
    "Model-Based Texture Segmentation and Classification"
    Handbook of Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, C.H. Chen, L.F. Pau, and P.S.P. Wang (editors), Eds., World Scientific Publishing Company, 1992.
    VRL ID: 11, [BibTex]
  340. R. Chellappa, B. S. Manjunath and T. Simchony,
    "Texture segmentation with neural networks"
    Neural Networks in Signal Processing (ed. B.Kosko), Prentice Hall, pp. 37-61, 1992.
    VRL ID: 9, [BibTex]
  341. R. Chellappa, R. L. Kashyap and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Model based texture segmentation and classification"
    Handbook of Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, C. H. Chen, L. F. Pau and P. S. P. Wang (editors), World Scientific Publishing Company, 1992.
    [BibTex]
  342. 1991

  343. B.S. Manjunath,
    "Perceptual Grouping and Segmentation Using Neural Networks"
    USC-SIPI Report #188, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Southern California, Dec. 1991.
    VRL ID: 7, [BibTex]
  344. Qinfen Zheng, R. Chellappa and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Balloon motion estimation using two frames"
    Proc. 25th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, San Jose, CA, pp. 1057-1061, Oct. 1991.
    VRL ID: 8, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "A computational vision approach is presented for the estimation of 2-D translation, rotation, and scale from two partially overlapping images. An illuminant direction estimation method is first used ..." [more]

  345. B.S. Manjunath, P.B. Chou and R.S Jaffe,
    "Optical Detection of Defects in Semiconductor Wafers Using Technical Artificial Neural Networks"
    Technical Report, Unpublished IBM Internal Report, Aug. 1991.
    VRL ID: 3, [BibTex]
  346. B. S. Manjunath and R. Chellappa,
    "A Computational model for Boundary Perception"
    Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Hawaii, pp. 358-363, Jun. 1991.
    VRL ID: 6, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This paper presents a unified approach to boundary perception. The model consists of a hierarchical system which extracts and groups salient features in the image at different spatial scales. In the f..." [more]

  347. B. S. Manjunath and R. Chellappa,
    "Unsupervised Texture Segmentation Using Random Field Models"
    IEEE Transactions Pattern Analysis Machine Intelligence (PAMI), vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 478-483, May. 1991.
    VRL ID: 4, [BibTex]
  348. A. Rangarajan, R. Chellappa and B. S. Manjunath,
    "Markov Random Fields and Neural Networks with applications to Early Vision Problems"
    Artificial Neural Networks and Statistical Pattern Recognition (ed. I. Sethi), Elsevier Science Publishers, pp. 155-174, 1991.
    VRL ID: 5, [BibTex]
  349. 1990

  350. B. S. Manjunath, T. Simchony and R. Chellappa,
    "Stochastic and deterministic networks for texture segmentation"
    IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 1039-49, Jun. 1990.
    VRL ID: 2, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "This appear describes several texture segmentation algorithm based on deterministic and stochastic relaxation principles, and their implementation on parallel networks. The segmentation problem is pos..." [more]

  351. 1988

  352. B. S. Manjunath and R.Chellappa,
    "Stochastic learning networks for texture segmentation"
    Proc. 22nd Asilomar Conference on Signals and Systems, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 511-516, Nov. 1988.
    VRL ID: 1, [abstract] [PDF] [BibTex]

    Abstract preview: "Several texture segmentation algorithms based on deterministic and stochastic relaxation principles, and their implementation on parallel networks are described. The segmentation process is posed as a..." [more]