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A Heuristic Method for Generating 2D CSG Trees from Bitmaps
This paper presents a method for generating compact and effective constructive-solid-geometry (CSG) object representations from 2D bitmap representations. The method consists of t...
Sarah F. Frisken Gibson, Joe Marks, Danielle Feinb...
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Learning to Estimate Scenes from Images
We seek the scene interpretation that best explains image data. For example, we may want to infer the projected velocities (scene) which best explain two consecutive image frames ...
William T. Freeman, Egon C. Pasztor
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Coding mode optimization for MPEG-2 transcoding with spatial resolution reduction
This paper presents a coding mode decision algorithm for MPEG-2 spatial transcoding. The optimization for coding mode and quantization scale are formulated in an operational rate ...
Hao-Song Kong, Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun
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Marginalizing Out Future Passengers in Group Elevator Control
Group elevator scheduling is an NP-hard sequential decision-making problem with unbounded state spaces and substantial uncertainty. Decision-theoretic reasoning plays a surprising...
Daniel Nikovski, Matthew Brand
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Audio-visual event detection based on mining of semantic audio-visual labels
Removing commercials from television programs is a much sought-after feature for a personal video recorder. In this paper, we employ an unsupervised clustering scheme (CM Detect) ...
King-Shy Goh, Koji Miyahara, Regunathan Radhakrish...
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Non-Verbal Cues for Discourse Structure
This paper addresses the issue of designing embodied conversational agents that exhibit appropriate posture shifts during dialogues with human users. Previous research has noted t...
Justine Cassell, Yukiko I. Nakano, Timothy W. Bick...
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The prospects for unrestricted speech input for TV content search
The need for effective search for television content is growing as the number of choices for TV viewing and/or recording explodes. In this paper we describe a preliminary prototyp...
Kent Wittenburg, Tom Lanning, Derek L. Schwenke, H...
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Multi-projectors and implicit interaction in persuasive public displays
Recent advances in computer video projection open up new possibilities for real-time interactive, persuasive displays. Now a display can continuously adapt to a viewer so as to ma...
Paul H. Dietz, Ramesh Raskar, Shane Booth, Jeroen ...
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From the Programmer's Apprentice to Human-Robot Interaction: Thirty Years of Research on Human-Computer Collaboration
We summarize the continuous thread of research we have conducted over the past thirty years on human-computer collaboration. This research reflects many of the themes and issues i...
Charles Rich, Candace L. Sidner
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Alignment and bit extraction for secure fingerprint biometrics
Security of biometric templates stored in a system is important because a stolen template can compromise system security as well as user privacy. Therefore, a number of secure bio...
Abhishek Nagar, Shantanu Rane, Anthony Vetro