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