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Computation of a face attractiveness index based on neoclassical canons, symmetry, and golden ratios
Analysis of attractiveness of faces has long been a topic of research. Literature has identified many different factors that can be related to attractiveness. In this research we ...
Kendra Schmid, David Marx, Ashok Samal
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2008
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Practical background estimation for mosaic blending with patch-based Markov random fields
In this paper, we present a new background estimation algorithm which effectively represents both background and foreground. The problem is formulated with a labeling problem over...
Dae Woong Kim, Ki-Sang Hong
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2008
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Modified global k
Clustering in gene expression data sets is a challenging problem. Different algorithms for clustering of genes have been proposed. However due to the large number of genes only a ...
Adil M. Bagirov
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2008
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A writer identification system for on-line whiteboard data
In this paper we address the task of writer identification of on-line handwriting captured from a whiteboard. Different sets of features are extracted from the recorded data and u...
Andreas Schlapbach, Marcus Liwicki, Horst Bunke
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2008
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Region-based image retrieval with high-level semantics using decision tree learning
Semantic-based image retrieval has attracted great interest in recent years. This paper proposes a region-based image retrieval system with high-level semantic learning. The key f...
Ying Liu, Dengsheng Zhang, Guojun Lu
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2008
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Detection and recognition of contour parts based on shape similarity
Due to distortion, noise, segmentation errors, overlap, and occlusion of objects in digital images, it is usually impossible to extract complete object contours or to segment the ...
Xiang Bai, Xingwei Yang, Longin Jan Latecki
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SVD based initialization: A head start for nonnegative matrix factorization
We describe Nonnegative Double Singular Value Decomposition (NNDSVD), a new method designed to enhance the initialization stage of nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF). NNDSVD c...
Christos Boutsidis, Efstratios Gallopoulos
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2008
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Regularized query classification using search click information
Hundreds of millions of users each day submit queries to the Web search engine. The user queries are typically very short which makes query understanding a challenging problem. In...
Xiaofei He, Pradhuman Jhala
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Fast computation of geometric moments using a symmetric kernel
This paper presents a novel set of geometric moments with symmetric kernel (SGM) obtained using an appropriate transformation of image coordinates. By using this image transformat...
Chong-Yaw Wee, Paramesran Raveendran, R. Mukundan
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