Human Vision and Electronic Imaging VIII
20–24 January 2003, Santa Clara, California, USA

Conference 5007
Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F
Tuesday 21-Friday 24 January 2003
Proceedings Vol. #5007

Conference Chairs: Bernice E. Rogowitz, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr.; Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas, Northwestern Univ.

Program Committee: Albert J. Ahumada, NASA Ames Research Ctr.; Jan P. Allebach, Purdue Univ.; Walter R. Bender, MIT Media Lab.; Michael H. Brill, Sarnoff Corp.; John C. Dalton, Synthetik; Scott J. Daly, Sharp Labs. of America; Huib de Ridder, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands); Gunilla A. M. Derefeldt, FOA (Sweden); Miguel P. Eckstein, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara; Elena A. Fedorovskaya, Eastman Kodak Co.; Jennifer Gille, Raytheon ITSS; Stanley A. Klein, Univ. of California/Berkeley; Jan J. Koenderink, Univ. Utrecht (Netherlands); John J. McCann, McCann Imaging; Karol Myszkowski, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik (Germany); Adar Pelah, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Ann M. Rohaly, Tektronix, Inc.; Robert J. Safranek, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs.; Christopher W. Tyler, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute; Andrew B. Watson, NASA Ames Research Ctr.

Tuesday 21 January

SESSION 1: Human Vision and Electronic Imaging (Keynote Session I)

Ballroom F Tues. 10:30 am

10:30 am: Noticing things: The science of visual salience, T. Troscianko, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom) [5007-51]

11:10 am: Signal processing for lip reading, H. Levitt, City Univ. of New York [5007-56]

Lunch Break 11:50 am to 1:30 pm

SESSION 2: Human Vision and Electronic Imaging (Keynote Session II)

Ballroom F Tues. 1:30 pm

1:30 pm: Learning to see: seeing to learn, D. M. Russell, IBM Almaden Research Ctr. [5007-54]

2:10 pm: Color naming for image color composition, S. Mojsilovic, B. E. Rogowitz, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. [5007-19]

Coffee Break 2:50 to 3:10 pm

SESSION 3: Image Quality

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Tues. 3:10 pm

3:10 pm: General perceptual contrast metric, A. Liberg, D. Hasler, Genimedia SA (Switzerland) [5007-01]

3:30 pm: Contrast discrimination and contrast appearance require different visual mechanisms, J. Xing, NASA Ames Research Ctr. [5007-02]

3:50 pm: Measuring images: differences, quality, and appearance, G. M. Johnson, M. D. Fairchild, Rochester Institute of Technology [5007-03]

4:10 pm: Forensic analysis of print using digital image analysis, J. Tchan, London College of Printing (United Kingdom) [5007-04]

4:30 pm: Suprathreshold image compression based on contrast allocation and global precedence, D. M. Chandler, S. S. Hemami, Cornell Univ. [5007-05]

4:50 pm: Measuring colorfulness in real images, D. Hasler, S. E. Süsstrunk, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) [5007-06]

5:10 pm: Digital item adaptation for color vision variations, Y. M. Ro, J. Song, S. J. Yang, C. S. Kim, Information and Communications Univ. (South Korea) [5007-07]

Annual Human Vision Banquet

The annual Human Vision Banquet will be held on Tuesday, 21 January 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. The banquet will take place in a local restaurant or wine cellar, and will include an exciting invited speaker.

Wednesday 22 January

Plenary Speaker

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom A/B/C 8:30 to 9:15 am

Digital Image Processing: How far are we?

Murat Kunt, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland)

See Special Events for more details
SESSION 4: Video Quality

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Wed. 10:10 am

10:10 am: Streaming video quality evaluation through subjective testing, R. Campos, S. Winkler, Genimedia SA (Switzerland) [5007-08]

10:30 am: CVQE: a continuous video quality evaluation metric for low bit rates, M. Masry, S. S. Hemami, Cornell Univ. [5007-09]

10:50 am: Some properties of synthetic block and blurry artifacts, M. Farias, J. M. Foley, S. K. Mitra, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara [5007-10]

11:10 am: Pre-processing of compressed digital video based on perceptual quality metrics, P. V. Karunaratne, A. K. Katsaggelos, T. N. Pappas, Northwestern Univ. [5007-11]

11:30 am: Display characterization by eye: contrast ratio and discrimination throughout the grayscale, J. Gille, Raytheon ITSS; L. E. Arend, NASA Ames Research Ctr. [5007-52]

Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:50 am to 1:50 pm

SESSION 5: Color

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Wed. 1:50 pm

1:50 pm: Image appearance modeling (Invited Paper), M. D. Fairchild, G. M. Johnson, Rochester Institute of Technology [5007-12]

2:30 pm: Mesopic color appearance, L. W. MacDonald, Y. Kwak, Univ. of Derby (United Kingdom) [5007-13]

2:50 pm: Progress on a computational model of achromatic color processing, M. E. Rudd, Univ. of Washington [5007-14]

Coffee Break 3:10 to 3:40 pm

3:40 pm: Non-von-Kries 3-parameter color prediction, B. V. Funt, H. Jiang, Simon Fraser Univ. (Canada) [5007-15]

4:00 pm: Incomplete color adaptation: the role of cone pigment absorption, J. J. McCann, McCann Imaging [5007-16]

4:20 pm: Assuring quality of color graphics for aerospace interfaces, L. Arend, NASA Ames Research Ctr. [5007-17]

4:40 pm: Visual display characterization using flicker photometry techniques, G. J. Braun, Eastman Kodak Co. [5007-18]

Discussion Session 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Thursday 23 January

Plenary Speaker

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom A/B/C 8:30 to 9:15

Computer Vision and Computer Graphics: Direct and Inverse Problems

Tomaso A. Poggio, Artificial Intelligence Lab., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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SESSION 6: Eye Movements

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Thurs. 9:50 am

9:50 am: Sequential color breakup measured with induced saccades, X. Zhang, Agilent Technologies; J. E. Farrell, ImagEval [5007-50]

10:10 am: Eye tracking observers during color image evaluation tasks, J. S. Babcock, J. B. Pelz, M. D. Fairchild, Rochester Institute of Technology [5007-20]

Coffee Break 10:30 to 11:00 am

11:00 am: Maintaining perceived quality for interactive tasks using selective rendering, K. Cater, A. Chalmers, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom) [5007-21]

11:20 am: High-level aspects of oculomotor control during viewing of natural-task images, R. L. Canosa, J. B. Pelz, N. R. Mennie, Rochester Institute of Technology [5007-22]

11:40 am: Individual predictions of eye-movements with dynamic scenes, E. Barth, J. Drewes, T. Martinetz, Univ. of Lübeck (Germany) [5007-23]

Lunch/Exhibition Break Noon to 1:50 pm

SESSION 7: 3D Shape

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Thurs. 1:50 pm

1:50 pm: Wavelet-based semiautomatic live wire segmentation in 2D/3D, T. Haenselmann, W. Effelsberg, Univ. Mannheim (Germany) [5007-24]

2:10 pm: Synthesis of three-dimensional neural structures using graph grammars, R. C. Coelho, O. V. Jaques, M. S. Almeida, L. G. Valentim, Univ. Estadual de Maring (Brazil) [5007-25]

2:30 pm: Estimating Gaussian curvature from 3D meshes, J. Peng, Q. Li, Univ. of Southern California; M. Zhou, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China); C.-C. J. Kuo, Univ. of Southern California [5007-26]

2:50 pm: On the use of the finite element method in 3D structure and motion estimation of non-rigid objects, T. Balomenos, A. Drosopoulos, A. Raouzaiou, K. Karpouzis, S. D. Kollias, National Technical Univ. of Athens (Greece) [5007-27]

Coffee Break 3:10 to 3:40 pm

SESSION 8: Graphics and Visualization

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Thurs. 3:40 pm

3:40 pm: Three varieties of realism in computer graphics, J. A. Ferwerda, Cornell Univ. [5007-28]

4:00 pm: The color of specular highlights, E. Angelopoulou, S. Poger, Stevens Institute of Technology [5007-29]

4:20 pm: An ecological model of glittering texture, M. Vallet, D. Paillé, Collège de France (France); A. Monot, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (France); A. Kemeny, Collège de France (France) [5007-30]

4:40 pm: Design of a tone mapping operator for high dynamic range images based upon psychophysical evaluation and preference mapping, F. Drago, Iwate Univ. (Japan); W. L. Martens, Univ. of Aizu (Japan); K. Myszkowski, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Informatik (Germany); N. Chiba, Iwate Univ. (Japan) [5007-31]

5:00 pm: Showing shape with texture: Two directions seem better than one, S. Kim, H. Hagh-Shenas, V. Interrante, Univ. of Minnesota [5007-32]

5:20 pm: The radar camera: a UWB radar for "seeing" concealed and through-the-wall objects, F. U. Dowla, S. G. Azevedo, J. Chang, R. Leach, C. Romero, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. [5007-53]

Friday 24 January

SESSION 9: Image Analysis and Digital Libraries

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Fri. 8:30 am

8:30 am: Perceptual color and texture features for segmentation, J. Chen, T. N. Pappas, Northwestern Univ.; S. Mojsilovic, B. E. Rogowitz, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. [5007-33]

8:50 am: Nonlinear image representation with statistical independent features: efficient implementation and applications, R. Valerio, R. Fonolla Navarro, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (Spain) [5007-34]

9:10 am: The efficacy of non-verbal markings in multimedia (part two): Some considerations, S. H. Bean, Univ. College Cork (Ireland) [5007-35]

9:30 am: A psychophysical study of image orientation perception, J. Luo, A. Singhal, R. T. Gray, Eastman Kodak Co. [5007-36]

9:50 am: Characterizing the high-level content of natural images using lexical basis functions, J. A. Black, G. F. Fahmy, K. Kahol, P. Kuchi, S. Panchanathan, Arizona State Univ. [5007-37]

Coffee Break 10:10 to 10:30 am

SESSION 10: Perception in Virtual Reality and Art

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Fri. 10:30 am

10:30 am: Navigating mazes in a virtual environment, R. A. Browse, D. B. Skillicorn, D. Middleman, Queen's Univ. (Canada) [5007-38]

10:50 am: Effect of force and acoustic feedback on teleoperation work, Z. Cui, K. Matsunaga, K. Shidoji, Kyushu Univ. (Japan) [5007-39]

11:10 am: On the failure of motion capture in an object disappearance paradigm, L. T. Likova, C. W. Tyler, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute [5007-40]

11:30 am: Staircase illusion: computer sees the staircases as human sees?, S. Ina, Tsukuba College of Technology (Japan); K. Tabata, Univ. of Library and Information Science (Japan) [5007-41]

11:50 am: A sampling of post-Riley visual surreptitiously probing perception, S. J. Daly, Sharp Labs. of America [5007-42]

Lunch Break 12:10 to 1:30 pm

SESSION 11: Capstone Session

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Fri. 1:30 pm

1:30 pm: The channel for reading, D. G. Pelli, New York Univ. [5007-55]

Posters and Demo Session

Conv. Ctr. Ballroom F Fri. 2:10 to 3:10 pm

Posters will be available for viewing during the demonstration session.

Discussion Session 3:10 to 4:10 pm

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