Gates Building, Room 100, 3:15-4:30
Friday, March 5, 1999

Student Presentations

Seminar abstract

Milton Chen: System for Screening Objectionable Images

This talk presents the Wavelet Pornography Elimination system developed by Wang et al. After a review of work in this area, the five stages of Wang's system will be described, and the results of his system will be presented.

Brian Courtney: A textual information detection and elimination system

A wavelet-based technique for detecting and eliminating text in an image for confidentiality purposes.

Veeru Mehta: Digital watermarking

Techniques for marking a text or an image to detect illegal copying.

Pradenjit Mitra: Heterogenous Multmedia Reasoning

Discussion of principles around which multimedia database systems can be built in a domain-independent fashion. The MACS system is an implementation of this framework and provides a stand-alone basis for querying multimedia databases.

Limin Chen: Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases

Discussion of various techniques for storage and retireval in image and video databases.

Jeffrey Beaver: Tracking multiple humans

Robust tracking of human bodies from a single perspective.