ICAPR 2007 Technical Program
  • The duration for presentation of  each contributed paper will be 15 minutes. 

  • The computer (with PowerPoint, pdf viewer) and LCD video projector will be available for presentation.

  • All the technical session will be held in the Geology Auditorium.



2nd January 2007

3rd January 2007

4th January 2007


09:00- 11:00



Venue: SQC Seminar Room

3rd Floor, Pamela Robinson Bhavan (Geology Building)

203, B. T. Road

Indian Statistical Institute

Kolkata - 700108

Image Registration & Transmission


An Adaptive Background Model for Camshift Tracking with a Moving Camera

R. Stolkin, I. Florescu, G. Kamberov

Colour and Feature Based Multiple

Object Tracking Under Heavy Occlusions

Pabboju Sateesh Kumar, Prithwijit Guha and Amitabha Mukerjee

DCT Properties as Handle for Image Compression and Cryptanalysis

Anil Kr. Yekkala, C. E. Veni Madhavan and Narendranath Udupa

Genetic Algorithm for Improvement in Detection of Hidden Data in Digital Images

Santi P. Maity, Prasanta K. Nandi and Malay K. Kundu

High Resolution Image Reconstruction from Multiple UAV Imagery

Jharna Majumdar, B. Vanathy and Lekshmi S.

Image Registration and Object Tracking via Affine Combination

Nilanjan Ray and Dipti Prasad Mukherjee

Progressive Transmission Scheme for Color Images Using BTC-PF Method

Bibhas Chandra Dhara and

Bhabatosh Chanda

Registration Algorithm for Motion Blurred Images

K. V. Arya and P. Gupta

Pattern Recognition


Adaptive Nearest Neighbor Classifier

Anil K. Ghosh

Class-Specific Kernel Selection for Verification Problems

Ranjeeth Kumar and C. V. Jawahar

Confidence Estimation in Classification Decision: A Method for Detecting Unseen Patterns

Pandu R Devarakota and

Bruno Mirbach

ECG Pattern Classification Using Support Vector Machine

S. S. Mehta and N. S. Lingayat

Model Selection for Financial Distress Classification

Srinivas Mukkamala, Andrew H. Sung, Ram B. Basnet, Bernadette Ribeiro and Aarmando S. Vieira

Optimal Linear Combination for Two-Class Classifiers

O. Ramos Terrades, S. Tabbone and E. Valveny

Support Vector Machine Based Hierarchical Classifiers for Large Class Problems

Tejo Krishna Chalasani, Anoop M. Namboodiri and C.V. Jawahar

Unsupervised Approach for Structure Preserving Dimensionality Reduction

Amit Saxena and Megha Kothari




Venue: Geology Auditorium

2nd Floor, Pamela Robinson Bhavan (Geology Building)

203, B. T. Road

Indian Statistical Institute

Kolkata - 700108



Venue: SQC Class Room

3rd Floor, Pamela Robinson Bhavan (Geology Building)

203, B. T. Road

Indian Statistical Institute

Kolkata - 700108

Clustering Algorithms


A New Symmetry Based Genetic Clustering Technique for Automatic Evolution of Clusters

Sriparna Saha and Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay

A Non-Hierarchical Clustering Scheme for Visualization of High Dimensional Data

G. Chakraborty, B. Chakraborty and N. Ogata

An Attribute Partitioning Approach to Correlation Connected Clusters

Vijaya Kumar Kadappa and Atul Negi



Tea Break

Tea Break



2nd January 2007

3rd January 2007

4th January 2007


Plenary Talk


Plenary Talk


Texture Analysis


Why Statistical Shape Analysis is Pivotal to the Modern Pattern Recognition?


K. V. Mardia

Visual Recognition of Human and Vehicle Motion for Enhanced Security


Tieniu Tan

An Efficient Approach for Texture Classification with Multi-Resolution Features by Combining Region and Edge Information Using a Modified CSNN

Lalit Gupta and Sukhendu Das

Upper Bound in Model Order Selection of MRF with Application in Texture Synthesis

Arnab Sinha and Sumana Gupta

Wavelet Features for Texture Classification and Their Use in Script Identification

P. S. Hiremath and Shivashankar S.


Invited Talk


Invited Talk


Special Talk


On the Interest of Spatial Relations and Fuzzy Representations for Ontology-Based Image Interpretation


Isabelle Bloch

Choice Models for Demand Sensing


K. Ravikumar

The Emerging Field of Nanoscale Technology: Itís impact on Computing Machines and Biological Systems


D. Dutta Mazumdar






2nd January 2007

3rd January 2007

4th January 2007




Image Segmentation


Shape Recognition


An Efficient Measure for Individuality Detection in Dynamic Biometric Applications

B. Chakraborty and Y. Manabe

Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Incorporated Fisher Linear Discriminant Analysis: An Efficient Approach for Face Recognition

S. Noushath, G. Hemantha Kumar, V. N. Manjunath Aradhya and P. Shivakumara

Ear Biometrics: A New Approach

Anupam Sana, Phalguni Gupta and

Ruma Purkait

Face Detection using Skin Segmentation as Pre-Filter

Shobana L, Anil Kr. Yekkala and

Sameen Eajaz

Face Recognition Using Symbolic KDA in the Framework of Symbolic Data Analysis

P. S. Hiremath and C. J. Prabhakar

Recognition of Pose Varied Three-Dimensional Human Faces Using Structured Lighting Induced Phase Coding

Debesh Choudhury

Writer Recognition by Analyzing Word Level Features of Handwritten Documents

Prakash Tripathi, Bhabatosh Chanda and Bidyut Baran Chaudhuri

Minutiae-Orientation Vector Based Fingerprint Matching

Li-min Yang, Jie Yang and Yong-liang Zhang


Aggregation Pheromone Density Based Change Detection in Remotely Sensed Images

Megha Kothari, Susmita Ghosh and

Ashish Ghosh

Automatic Brain Tumor Segmentation Using Symmetry Analysis and Deformable Models

Hassan Khotanlou, Olivier Colliot and Isabelle Bloch

Edge Recognition in MMWave Images by Biorthogonal Wavelet Decomposition and Genetic Algorithm

C. Bhattacharya and V. P. Dutta

Extended Markov Random Fields for Predictive Image Segmentation

R. Stolkin, M. Hodgetts, A. Greig and

J. Gilby

External Force Modeling of Snakes Using DWT for Texture Object Segmentation

Surya Prakash and Sukhendu Das

I-FISH: Increasing Detection Efficiency for Fluorescent Dot Counting in Cell Nuclei

Shishir Shah and Fatima Merchant

Intuitionistic Fuzzy C Means Clustering in Medical Image Segmentation

T. Chaira, A. K. Ray and O. Salvetti

Remote Sensing Image Classification: A Wavelet-Neuro-Fuzzy Approach

Saroj K. Meher, B. Uma Shankar and

Ashish Ghosh

A Beta Mixture Model Based Approach to Text Extraction from Color Images

Anandarup Roy, Swapan Kumar Parui and

Utpal Roy

DRILL: Detection and Representation of Isothetic Loosely Connected Components without Labeling

P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas and B. B. Bhattacharya

A Canonical Shape-Representation for a Polygon

Sukhamay Kundu

A Framework for Fusion of 3D Appearance and 2D Shape Cues for Generic Object Recognition

Manisha Kalra and Sukhendu Das

Constructing Analyzable Models by Region Based Technique for Object Category Recognition

Yasunori Kamiya, Yoshikazu Yano and

Shigeru Okuma

Pattern Based Bootstrapping Method for Named Entity Recognition

Asif Ekbal and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay

SCOPE: Shape Complexity of Objects using Isothetic Polygonal Envelope

Arindam Biswas, Partha Bhowmick and

Bhargab B. Bhattacharya

Segmental K-Means Algorithm Based Hidden Markov Model for Shape Recognition and its Applications

Tapan Kumar Bhowmik, Swapan Kumar Parui, Manika Kar and Utpal Roy



Tea Break

Tea Break

Tea Break



2nd January 2007

3rd January 2007

4th January 2007


Document Analysis


Multimedia Object Retrieval


Speech and 1-D Signal Analysis


A Hybrid Scheme for Recognition of Handwritten Bangla Basic Characters Based on HMM and MLP Classifiers

U. Bhattacharya, S. K. Parui and B. Shaw

An Efficient Method for Graphics Segmentation from Document Images

S. Mandal, S. P. Chowdhury, A. K. Das and

B. Chanda

Identification of Indian Languages in Romanized Form

Pratibha Yadav, Girish Mishra and P. K. Saxena

Online Bangla Handwriting Recognition System

K. Roy, N. Sharma, T. Pal and U. Pal

Recognition of Handwritten Bangla Vowel Modifiers

S. K. Parui, U. Bhattacharya and S. K. Ghosh

Template-Free Word Spotting in Low-Quality Manuscripts

Huaigu Cao and Venu Govindaraju

Unconstrained Handwritten Digit Recognition: Experimentation on MNIST Database

V. N. Manjunath Aradhya, G. Hemantha Kumar and S. Noushath

Oriya Off-Line Handwritten Character Recognition

U. Pal, N. Sharma and F. Kimura


An Efficient Cluster Based Image Retrieval Scheme Using Localized Texture Pattern

Saumen Mandal, Sanjoy Kumar Saha,

Amit Kumar Das and Bhabatosh Chanda

Feature Selection Based on Human Perception of Image Similarity for Content Based Image Retrieval

P. Narayana Rao, Chakravarthy Bhagvati, R. S. Bapi, Arun K. Pujari and B. L. Deekshatulu

Identification of Team in Possession of Ball in a Soccer Video Using Static and Dynamic Segmentation

V. Pallavi, Jayanta Mukherjee, A. K. Majumdar and Shamik Sural

Image Retrieval Using Color, Texture and Wavelet Transform Moments

R.. S. Choras

Integrating Linear Subspace Analysis and Iterative Graphcuts For Content-Based Video Retrieval

P. Deepti, R. Abhilash and Sukhendu Das

Organizing a Video Database Around Concept Maps

K. Shubham, L. Dey, R. Goyal, S. Gupta and

S. Chaudhury

Statistical Bigrams: How Effective Are They in Text Retrieval?

Prasenjit Majumder, Mandar Mitra and

Kalyankumar Datta

Automatic Continuous Speech Segmentation Using Level Crossing Rate

Nagesha and G. Hemantha Kumar

Automatic Gender Identification Through Speech Analysis

Anu Khosla and Devendra Kumar Yadav

Error-Driven Robust Particle Swarm Optimization for Fuzzy Rule Extraction and Structure Estimation

Sumitra Mukhopadhyay and

Ajit K. Mandal

HMM Based POS Tagger and Rule-Based Chunker for Bengali

Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Asif Ekbal

Non-Contemporary Robustness in Text-Dependent Speaker-Recognition Using Multi-SessionTemplates in an One-Pass Dynamic-Programming Framework

V. Ramasubramanian, V. Praveen Kumar and S. Thiyagarajan

Some Experiments on Music Classification

Debrup Chakraborty

Text Independent Identification of Regional Indian Accents in Spoken Hindi

Kamini Malhotra and Anu Khosla