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High speed, multi-scale tracing of curvilinear features with automated scale selection and enhanced orientation computation (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, M. L., Smith, L. N., Farooq, A. R., Wedowski, R. D., Wedowski, R., Farooq, A., …Smith, M. (2010). High speed, multi-scale tracing of curvilinear features with automated scale selection and enhanced orientation computation. In W. Smari (Ed.), International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS), 2010, (410-417). https://doi.org/10.1109/HPCS.2010.5547105

We propose a new high speed line tracing algorithm based on a well known differential geometric line extraction algorithm. The previously separate steps of line detection and line tracing are performed simultaneously. This allows the exclusion of non... Read More about High speed, multi-scale tracing of curvilinear features with automated scale selection and enhanced orientation computation.

Baseline face recognition using photometric stereo data (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Zafeiriou, S., Hansen, M. F., Atkinson, G., Petrou, M., & Smith, M. (2010, September). Baseline face recognition using photometric stereo data. Paper presented at International Conference and Exhibition on Biometrics Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, 2010

An efficient and practical 3D face scanner using near infrared and visible photometric stereo (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Atkinson, G., Hansen, M. F., Smith, M., & Smith, L. (2010, September). An efficient and practical 3D face scanner using near infrared and visible photometric stereo. Paper presented at International Conference and Exhibition on Biometrics Technology

This paper is concerned with the acquisition of model data for automatic 3D face recognition applications. As 3D methods become progressively more popular in face recognition research, the need for fast and accurate data capture has become crucial. T... Read More about An efficient and practical 3D face scanner using near infrared and visible photometric stereo.

Multi-scale depth from slope with weights (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Saracchini, R., Stolfi, J., Leitão, H., Atkinson, G., & Smith, M. (2010, September). Multi-scale depth from slope with weights. Poster presented at British Machine Vision Conference

We describe a robust method to recover the depth coordinate from a normal or slope map of a scene, obtained e.g. through photometric stereo or interferometry. The key feature of our method is the fast solution of the Poisson-like integration equation... Read More about Multi-scale depth from slope with weights.

3D face reconstructions from photometric stereo using near infrared and visible light (2010)
Journal Article
Smith, M. L., Smith, L. N., Atkinson, G. A., Hansen, M. F., Hansen, M. F., Atkinson, G., …Smith, M. (2010). 3D face reconstructions from photometric stereo using near infrared and visible light. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 114(8), 942-951. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2010.03.001

This paper seeks to advance the state-of-the-art in 3D face capture and processing via novel Photometric Stereo (PS) hardware and algorithms. The first contribution is a new high-speed 3D data capture system, which is capable of acquiring four raw im... Read More about 3D face reconstructions from photometric stereo using near infrared and visible light.

An automated mean-shift based segmentation for pigmented skin lesions (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Zhao, L., Sun, J., Smith, M., Smith, L., & Warr, R. (2010, July). An automated mean-shift based segmentation for pigmented skin lesions. Paper presented at 2010 Proceedings of Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA)

This paper presents an unsupervised segmentation scheme to isolate pigmented skin lesion from surrounding normal skin. An adaptive mean-shift algorithm combined with maximal similarity based region merging is applied with a colour-spatial feature sp... Read More about An automated mean-shift based segmentation for pigmented skin lesions.

A computer assisted diagnosis system for malignant melanoma using 3D skin surface texture features and artificial neural network (2010)
Journal Article
Ding, Y., Smith, L., Smith, M., Sun, J., & Warr, R. (2010). A computer assisted diagnosis system for malignant melanoma using 3D skin surface texture features and artificial neural network. International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, 9(4), 370-381. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMIC.2010.033212

It has been observed that disruptions in skin patterns are larger for malignant melanoma than for benign lesions. In contrast to existing work on 2D skin line patterns, this work proposes a computer assisted diagnosis system for malignant melanoma ba... Read More about A computer assisted diagnosis system for malignant melanoma using 3D skin surface texture features and artificial neural network.

Correlating plagiocephaly skull deformations with facial asymmetry using projected pattern 3D imaging (2010)
Book Chapter
Atkinson, G., Smith, M., Smith, L., & Warr, R. (2010). Correlating plagiocephaly skull deformations with facial asymmetry using projected pattern 3D imaging. In A. Hierlemann (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th IASTED International Conference: Biomedical Engineering (BioMED 2010) February 17-19, 2010 Innsbruck, Austria, 249-256. Acta Press

In this paper, we present a statistical study into skull deformations caused by positional plagiocephaly. We also consider the hardware used for the assessment of both severity and treatment. State-of-the-art external imaging hardware is employed to... Read More about Correlating plagiocephaly skull deformations with facial asymmetry using projected pattern 3D imaging.

A new method describing border irregularity of pigmented lesions (2010)
Journal Article
Zhou, Y., Smith, M., Smith, L., & Warr, R. (2010). A new method describing border irregularity of pigmented lesions. Skin Research and Technology, 16(1), 66-76. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0846.2009.00403.x

Background/purpose: Automatic quantitative characterization of border irregularity generating useful descriptors is a highly important task for computer-aided diagnosis of melanoma. This paper proposes a novel approach to describe the border irregula... Read More about A new method describing border irregularity of pigmented lesions.

Using 3D differential forms to characterize a pigmented lesion in vivo (2010)
Journal Article
Warr, R., Zhou, Y., Smith, M., Smith, L., & Robert, W. (2010). Using 3D differential forms to characterize a pigmented lesion in vivo. Skin Research and Technology, 16(1), 77-84. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0846.2009.00384.x

Background/purpose: After the formulation of ABCD rules, many new feature extraction methods are emerging to describe the asymmetry, border irregularity, color variation and diameter of malignant melanoma. In this paper, a new research direction orth... Read More about Using 3D differential forms to characterize a pigmented lesion in vivo.