image processing

Determining the relative position of vehicles considering bidirectional traffic scenarios in VANETS

Researchers pertaining to both academia and industry have shown strong interest in developing and improving the existing critical ITS solutions. In some of the existing solutions, specially the ones that aim at providing context aware services, the …

An automated work cycle classification and disturbance detection tool for assembly line work stations

The trend towards mass customization has led to a significant increase of the complexity of manufacturing systems. Models to evaluate the complexity have been developed, but the complexity analysis of work stations is still done manually. This paper …

Biological image analysis

In biological research images are extensively used to monitor growth, dynamics and changes in biological specimen, such as cells or plants. Many of these images are used solely for observation or are manually annotated by an expert. In this …

Multi-camera cooperative scene interpretation

In our society, video processing has become a convenient and widely used tool to assist, protect and simplify the daily life of people in areas such as surveillance and video conferencing. The growing number of cameras, the handling and analysis of …

Texture analysis for the evaluation of appearance changes in textile surfaces

This Ph.D. thesis was conducted to develop an automatic prototype system for evaluating appearance changes of textile surfaces with application in appearance retention grading of textile floor coverings. The dissertation starts by describing the …

Geometric uncertainty models for correspondence problems in digital image processing

Many recent advances in technology rely heavily on the correct interpretation of an enormous amount of visual information. All available sources of visual data (e.g. cameras in surveillance networks, smartphones, game consoles) must be adequately …

Multiresolution image models and estimation techniques