UCLA VISION LAB PUBLICATIONS

2006

S. Manay, D. Cremers, B.-W. Hong, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Integral Invariants and Shape Matching.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2006, to appear.

A. Vedaldi and S. Soatto.
Viewpoint Induced Deformation Statistics and the Design of Viewpoint Invariant Features: Singularities and Occlusions.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2006, to appear.

E. Prados, C. Lenglet, J.-P. Pons, O. Faugeras and S. Soatto.
Control Theory and Fast Marching Techniques for Brain Connectivity Mapping.
Proc. of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2006.

B.-W. Hong, E. Prados, L. Vese and S. Soatto.
Shape Representation Based on Integral Kernels: Application to Image Matching and Segmentation.
Proc. of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2006.

F. Cuzzolin and S. Soatto.
Using Bilinear Models for View-Invariant Action and Indentity Recognition.
Proc. of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2006.

A. Bissacco and S. Soatto.
Classifying Gaits Without Contact Forces.
Proc. of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2006.

A. Vedaldi and S. Soatto.
Local Features All Grown-up.
Proc. of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2006.

2005

A. Vedaldi and S. Soatto.
Features for Recognition: Viewpoint Invariance for Non-planar Scenes.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), October 2005, Vol. 2, pp. 1474-1481.

A. Vedaldi, H. Jin, P. Favaro and S. Soatto.

KALMANSAC: Causal Inference of Dynamic Processes in the Presence of Outliers.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), October 2005, Vol. 1, pp. 633-640.

E. Jones and S. Soatto.

Layered Active Appearance Models.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV), October 2005, Vol. 2, pp. 1097-1102.

E. Prados and S. Soatto.

Fast Marching Methods for Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equations and Generic Shape From Shading.
Proc. of the Workshop on Variational and Level Set Methods (VLSM), 2005, pp. 320-321.

S. Manay, A. J. Yezzi, D. Cremers and S. Soatto.
One-shot Integral Invariant Shape priors for Variational Segmentation.
Proc. of the Workshop on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision (EMMCVPR), 2005, pp. 414-426..

J. D. Jackson, A. J. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Dynamic Shape and Appearance Modeling via Moving and Deforming Layers.
Proc. of the Workshop on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision (EMMCVPR), 2005.

G. Doretto and S. Soatto.
Modeling dynamic scenes with active appearance.
Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recogn., 2005. Also Technical Report UCLA-CSD04-0049.

A. Bissacco
Modeling and learning contact dynamics in human motion.
Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recogn., 2005. Also Technical Report UCLA-CSD04-0048.

H. Jin and P. Favaro
Tracking with motion blur.
Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recogn., 2005.

G. Doretto and S. Soatto.
An overview of dynamic textures
In O. Faugeras and N. Paragios (eds.), Springer Verlag 2005.

A. Duci, A. Yezzi, S. Mitter and S. Soatto.
Region matching with missing parts
Image and Vision Computing. (in press).

P. Favaro and S. Soatto.
A geometric approach to shape from defocus
IEEE Transactions on Patt. Anal. and Mach. Intell., 2005.

H. Jin, S. Soatto and A. Yezzi.
Multi-view stereo reconstruction of dense shape and complex appearance
Intl. J. of Computer Vision 63(3), p. 175-189, 2005.

R. Vidal, Y. Ma, S. Soatto, S. Sastry.
Two-view multibody structure from motion.
Inl. J. of Comp. Vision (in press), 2005.

D. Cremers and S. Soatto.
Motion Competition: a variational approach to piecewise parametric motion segmentation
Intl. J. of Computer Vision, pages 249-265, May 2005.


2004

B.-W. Hong, M. Mellor, S. Soatto and M. Brady.
Combining topological and geometric features of mammograms to detect masses
Proc. Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), pages 196-199, London September 2004.

A. Bissacco, P. Saisan and S. Soatto.
Gait recognition using dynamic affine invariants

Proc. of the MTNS 2004.

J. Meltzer, M.-S. Yang, R. Gupta and S. Soatto.
Simultaneous localization and mapping using multiple-view feature descriptors

Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Intell. Robots and Systems (IROS( 2004, pp. 1-6, Sendai, Japan, October 2004.

D. Cremers, S. Osher and S. Soatto.
Kernel density estimation and intrinsic alignment for knowledge-driven segmentation: teaching level sets to walk

Pattern Recognition, Proc. of DAGM 2004, Springer Verlag LNCS Vol. 3157, pp. 36-44, Tuebingen, 2004.

J. Jackson, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Tracking deformable moving objects under severe occlusions
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (in press), Dec. 2004.

H. Jin, D. Cremers, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Shedding light on stereoscopic segmentation.
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2004.

P. Favaro and S. Soatto .
A variational approach to scene reconstruction and image segmentation from motion blur cues.
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2004.

G. Doretto, E. Jones, and S. Soatto.
Spatially homogeneous dynamic textures.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Comp. Vision, 2004.

P. Saisan, A. Bissacco, A. Chiuso and S. Soatto.
Modeling and synthesis of facial motion driven by speech.

Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Comp. Vision, 2004.

H. Jin, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Region-based segmentation on evolving surfaces with application to 3D shape and radiance estimation.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Comp. Vision,  2004.

J. Meltzer, S. Soatto, M. Yang and R. Gupta.
Multiple view feature descriptors from image sequences via kernel principal component analysis.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Comp. Vision,  2004.

S. Manay, A. Yezzi, B. Hong, and S. Soatto.
Integral invariant signatures.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Comp. Vision,  2004.

P. Favaro, M. Burger, and S. Soatto.
Scene and motion reconstruction from defocused and motion-blurred images via anisotropic diffusion.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Comp. Vision,  2004.

2003

Y. Ma, S. Soatto, J. Kosecka, S. Sastry.
An Invitation to 3D Vision: From Images to Geometric Models .
Springer Verlag, 2003.

R. Vidal, S. Soatto, S. Sastry.
An algebraic geometric approach to the identification of linear hybrid systems.
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, 2003.

D. Cremers and  S. Soatto.
A pseudo-distance for shape priors in level set segmentation.
Proc. of the Intl. Workshop on Variational and Level Set Methods (VLSM), 2003.

D. Cremers, T. Kohlberger, and C. Schnoerr.
Shape statistics in kernel space for variational image segmentation.
Pattern Recognition, v. 36, page 1292-1943, 2003.

D. Cremers and A. Yuille
A generative model based approach to motion segmentation.
Proc. of the German Conference on Patt. Recog. (DAGM), 2003.

S. Soatto, A. Yezzi, and H. Jin.
Tales of shape and radiance in multiview stereo.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision, 2003.

P. Favaro, A. Duci, Y. Ma, and S. Soatto.
Exploiting T-junctions in multiple view geometry.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision, 2003.

D. Cremers, G. Doretto, P. Favaro, and S. Soatto.
Dynamic texture segmentation.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision , 2003.

A. Duci, A. Yezzi, S. Mitter, and S. Soatto.
Shape representation via harmonic embedding.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision, 2003.

D. Cremers and S. Soatto.
Variational Space-Time Motion Segmentation 
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision, 2003.

G. Doretto and S. Soatto.
Towards Plenoptic Dynamic Textures 
Proc. of the Workshop "Textures", 2003.

A. Bissacco, P. Saisan, and S. Soatto.
Dynamic modeling of human gaits.
Proc. of the IFAC Symposium on System Identification, 2003.

S. Soatto and A. Chiuso.
Snippets of identification theory in computer vision.
Proc. of the IFAC Symposium on System Identification, 2003.

A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Structure from motion for scenes without features.
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2003

H. Jin, S. Soatto and A. Yezzi.
Multi-view stereo beyond Lambert.
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2003.

P. Favaro, S. Soatto, L. Vese and S. Osher.
Shape from anisotropic diffusion.
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2003.

P. Favaro and S. Soatto.
Seeing beyond occlusions (and other marvels of a finite lens aperture).
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2003.

G. Doretto and S. Soatto.
Editable dynamic textures.
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2003.

S. Soatto, A. Yezzi, and A. Duci.
Region matching and tracking under deformations and occlusions.
In "Geometric level set methods in imaging, vision and graphics", S. Osher and N. Paragios (Eds), Springer Verlag, 2003.

A. Yezzi, S. Soatto, H. Jin, A. Tsai, and A. Willsky.
The Mumford-Shah functional from segmentation to stereo.
In "Geometric level set methods in imaging, vision and graphics", S. Osher and N. Paragios (Eds), Springer Verlag, 2003.

D. Cremers.
A Variational framework for image segmentation combining motion estimation and shape regularization.
Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Comp. Vis. and Patt. Recog. 2003.

D. Cremers, N. Sochen and C. Schnoerr.
Towards recognition-based variational segmentation using shape priors and dynamic labeling.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Scale Space Theory in Computer Vision 2003.

D. Cremers.
A multiphase level set framework for variational motion segmentation.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Scale Space Theory in Computer Vision 2003.

R. Vidal, A. Chiuso, S. Soatto and S. Sastry.
Observability of linear hybrid systems.
Proc. of the Workshop on Hybrid Systems Computation and Control 2003.

A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Stereoscopic segmentation.
Intl. J. of Computer Vision, 53(1), page  31-43, 2003.

A. Yezzi and S. Soatto.
Deformotion: deforming motions and shape averages.
Intl. J. of Computer Vision, 53(2), page 153-167, 2003.

G. Doretto, A. Chiuso, Y. Wu, S. Soatto
Dynamic Textures.
Intl. J. of Comp. Vision, 51(2), page 91-109, 2003.

P. Favaro, A. Mennucci and S. Soatto
Observing shape from defocused images.
Intl. J. of Comp. Vision, 52(1), page 25-43, 2003.

H. Jin, P. Favaro and S. Soatto
A semi-direct approach to structure from motion.
The Visual Computer, 19, page 1-18, 2003.

H. Jin, R. Tsai, L. Chen, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto
Estimation of 3D surface shape and smooth radiance from 2D images: a level set approach.
J. of Comp. Physics, 19(1), 2003.
 

2002

R. Vidal, A. Chiuso and S. Soatto
Observability and Identifiability of Jump-Linear Systems.
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Decision and Control, Dec. 2002.

R. Vidal, S. Soatto and S. Sastry
A factorization method for 3D multi-body motion estimation and segmentation.
Proc. of the Allerton conference, Oct. 2002.

R. Vidal, S. Soatto and S. Sastry
The fundamental tensor and its applications to two-view segmentation of dynamic scenes.
Proc. of the Intl. Workshop on Dynamic Scene Analysis, Kopenhagen, June 2002.

P. Saisan and A. Bissacco
Image-based modeling of human gaits with higher-order statistics.
Proc. of the Intl. Workshop on Dynamic Scene Analysis, Kopenhagen, June 2002.

G. Doretto and S. Soatto
Editable dynamic textures.
Technical Report 020001, Jan 8, 2002. Proc. of SIGGRAPH, 2002.

H. Jin, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto
Variational multiframe stereo in the presence of specular reflections.
In Proc. of the 3DPVT, June 2002.

C. Mazzaro, M. Sznaier, O. Camps, S. Soatto, A. Bissacco
A model (in)validation approach to gait recognition.
In Proc. of the 3DPVT, June 2002.

S. H. Kang, T. F. Chan and S. Soatto
Inpainting from multiple views.
In Proc. of the 3DPVT, June 2002.

S. Soatto and A. Yezzi
Deformotion: deforming motions and shape averages.
Proc. of the ECCV, LNCS, Springer Verlag , May 2002.

A. Duci, A. Yezzi, S. Mitter and S. Soatto
Region matching with missing parts.
Proc. of the ECCV, LNCS, Springer Verlag, May 2002.

H. Jin, P. Favaro
A variational approach to shape from defocus.
Proc. of the ECCV, LNCS, Springer Verlag,, May 2002.

P. Favaro and S. Soatto
Learning shape from defocus.
Proc. of the ECCV, LNCS, Springer Verlag, May 2002.

A. Yezzi, S. Soatto, A. Tsai and A. Willsky.
Curve and surface evolution for image segmentation and stereo reconstruction using the Mumford-Shah functionsl.
In Mathematics and Multimedia, IMA Volumes, 2002.

A. Chiuso, P. Favaro, H. Jin and S. Soatto
Motion and structure causally integrated over time.
IEEE Trans. on Patt. Anal. and Mach. Intell, vol. 24 (4), page 523-535,  April 2002.

F. Cuzzolin, A. Bissacco, R. Frezza and S. Soatto
Towards unsupervised detection of actions in clutter.
Proc. of the Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems and Computers, Nov. 2002.
 

2001

A. Bissacco, A. Chiuso, Y. Ma and S. Soatto
Recognition of human gaits.
In Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision and Patt. Recog., vol II, pages 52-58, 2001.

P. Saisan, G. Doretto, Y. Wu and S. Soatto
Dynamic texture recognition.
In Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision and Patt. Recog., vol II, pages 58-63, 2001

A. Yezzi and S. Soatto
Stereoscopic Segmentation.
Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision, pages 59-66, July 2001.

S. Soatto, G. Doretto, Y.Wu
Dynamic Textures.
Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision, pages 439-446, July 2001.

H. Jin, P. Favaro and S. Soatto
Real-time Feature Tracking and Outlier Rejection with Changes in Illumination.
Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision, pages 684-689, July 2001.

P. Favaro, H. Jin and S. Soatto
Real-time Virtual Object Insertion.
Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision,  page 749. July 2001.

P. Favaro, H. Jin and S. Soatto
A Semidirect Approach to Structure From Motion.
Intl. Conf. on Image Analysis and Processing, pages 250-255, Sept. 2001.

2000

A. Chiuso and S. Soatto 
Monte Carlo Filtering on Lie Groups 
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Decision and Control, pages 304-309, Dec. 2000.

A. Chiuso, R. Brockett and S. Soatto. 
Optimal Structure >From Motion: Local Ambiguities and Global Estimates. 
Intl. J. of Comp. Vision, 39(3), pages 195-228, Sept. 2000.

Y. Ma, S. Soatto, J. Kosecka, S. Sastry 
Euclidean Reconstruction and Reprojection Up to Subgroups.
Intl. J. of Comp. Vision (Special Issue for Marr Prize Winners), 38(3), pages 212-229, July 2000.

A. Chiuso, P. Favaro, H. Jin and S. Soatto 
3-D Motion and Structure Causally Integrated over Time: Implementation.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Computer Vision, Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1842, pages 735-750, Springer Verlag, Dublin, June 00. 

P. Favaro  and S. Soatto
Shape and Radiance Estimation From the Information-Divergence of Blurred Images.
Proc. of the Eur. Conf. on Computer Vision, Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 1842, Dublin, pages 755-768, June 00. 

H. Jin, A. Yezzi and S. Soatto 
Stereoscopic Shading: Integrating Shape Cues in a Variational Framework.
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pages 169-176, Hilton Head, June 00. 

S. Soatto and P. Favaro 
A Geometric Approach to Blind Deconvolution with Application to Shape from Defocus.
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pages 10-17, Hiliton Head, June 00. 

H. Jin, P. Favaro and S. Soatto 
Real-time 3-D motion and structure from point features: a front-end system for vision-based control and interaction.
Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pages 778-779, Hilton Head, June 00. 

A. Chiuso and S. Soatto 
3-D Motion and Structure Causally Integrated over Time: Analysis.
Tutorial notes, IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, April 00.
Technical Report  ESSRL 99-03, Washington University.
 

1999

A. Mennucci and S. Soatto 
On Observing Shape From Defocused Images. 
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Image Analysis and Processing, pages 550-555, Venice, Sept. 1999.

S. Soatto. 
``The Accommodation Cue in Vision''.
In "Progress in systems and control theory: dynamical systems, control, coding and computer vision"
G. Picci  et al. (eds.), pages 432-448, Birkhouser , 1999. 

Y. Ma, S. Soatto, J. Kosecka, S. Sastry 
Euclidean Reconstruction and Reprojection Up to Subgroups.
Proc. of the Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision, pages 773-780, Kerkyra, Sept. 1999 (best paper award).

A. Mennucci and S. Soatto 
More on Observing Shape from Defocused Images .
Technical Report ESSRL 99-004, Washington University.
 

1998

S. Soatto and P. Perona. 
Reducing ``structure from motion'' Part 1: modeling. 
IEEE trans. on Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 20(9):933-942, September 1998. 

S. Soatto and P. Perona. 
Reducing ``structure from motion'' Part 2: experimental evaluation. 
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 20(9):943-961, September 1998. 

R. Frezza, G. Picci, and S. Soatto. 
The Confluence of Vision an Control, A. S. Morse et al. (eds.),
``A Lagrangian formulation of nonholonomic path following''. 
Springer Verlag, 1998. 

S. Soatto and R. Brockett. 
Optimal and suboptimal structure from motion. 
In Proceedings of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 1998 (Best Paper Award). 

S. Soatto. 
Observability of Shape From Focus.
In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa - FL, December 1998. 

R. Frezza, G. Picci, and S. Soatto..
Model-based predictive output tracking.
In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa - FL, December 1998. 
 

1997

S. Soatto. 
3-d structure from visual motion: modeling, representation and observability. 
Automatica, 33:1287-1312, 1997. 

S. Soatto and P. Perona. 
Recursive 3-d visual motion estimation using subspace constraints. 
Int. J. of Computer Vision, 22(3):235-259, 1997. 

S. Soatto and P. Perona.
Motion from fixation. 
Int. J. of Real Time Imaging, 1997. 

R. Frezza, G. Picci, and S. Soatto. 
Visual path following by recursive spline updating. 
In Proc. of the IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control,, IEEE Press, 1997. 
 

1994-1996 (selection)

S. Soatto, R. Frezza, and P. Perona. 
Motion estimation via dynamic vision. 
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 41(3):393-414, March 1996. 

R. Frezza, P. Perona, G. Picci, and S. Soatto. 
Trends in Control, Alberto Isidori (ed.), 
``System-theoretic aspects of dynamic vision''. 
Springer Verlag, 1995. 

E. Ursella, S. Soatto, and P. Perona. 
Motion and pose estimation for articulated bodies.
In European Control Conference, 1995. 

S. Soatto. 
Observability/identifiability of rigid motion under perspective projection.
In Proc. of the 33rd IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, pages 3235-3240, Dec. 1994. 

S. Soatto and P. Perona. 
Three dimensional transparent structure segmentation and multiple 3d motion estimation from monocular perspective image sequences. 
In IEEE Workshop on Motion of Nonrigid and Articulated Objects, Austin, pages 228-235. IEEE Computer Society, November  1994. 

S. Soatto and P. Perona. 
Recursive estimation of camera motion from uncalibrated image sequences.
In Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, pages II-58-62, Austin, November 1994. 

S. Soatto and P. Perona.
Structure-independent visual motion control on the essential manifold. 
In Proc. of the IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO), Capri, Italy, pages 869-876, Sept. 1994. 

S. Soatto, R. Frezza, and P. Perona. 
Recursive motion estimation on the essential manifold.
In Proc. 3rd Europ. Conf. Comput. Vision, J.-O. Eklundh (Ed.), LNCS-Series Vol. 800-801, Springer-Verlag, pages II-61-72,  Stockholm, May 1994.

 




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