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Publications - Luc Vincent


Refereed Journal Papers

Granulometries and Opening Trees, Fundamenta Informaticae, Vol. 41, No. 1-2, pp. 57-90, IOS Press, January 2000 (also published as chapter in hardcover "Mathematical Morphology", edited by J. Goutsias and H.J.A.M. Heijmans). pdf djvu
Pattern Matching using the Blur Hit-Miss Transform, Journal of Electronic Imaging, April 2000 (with D. Bloomberg). pdf djvu
Automatic Plankton Image Recognition, Artificial Intelligence Review, Vol. 12, pp. 177-199, 1998 (with X. Tang, K. Stewart et al). pdf djvu
Pink Panther: a Complete Environment for Ground-Truthing and Benchmarking Document Page Segmentation, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 1191-1204, September 1998 (with B. Yanikoglu). pdf djvu
Morphological Image Processing Techniques Applied to Detection of Correlogram Tracks, U.S. Navy Journal of Underwater Acoustics, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 571-586, April 1994 (with B. Rosen). pdf djvu
Germinal Center Analysis with the Tools of Mathematical Morphology on Graphs, Cytometry, Vol. 14, pp. 848-861, 1993 (with E. Raymond, M. Raphaël, M. Grimaud, J.-L. Binet & F. Meyer).
Morphological Grayscale Reconstruction in Image Analysis: Applications and Efficient Algorithms, technical report 91-16, Harvard Robotics Laboratory, November 1991, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 176-201, April 1993. pdf djvu
Statistical Morphology and Bayesian Reconstruction, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 223-238, August 1992 (with A. Yuille & D. Geiger). pdf djvu
Morphological Area Opening and Closing for Grayscale Images, Proc. NATO Shape in Picture Workshop, Driebergen, The Netherlands, Springer-Verlag, pp. 197-208, September 1992. pdf djvu
Propagation Algorithms on Graphs for Physical Applications, Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 161-181, June 1992, (with D. Jeulin & G. Serpe). tif djvu
Graph Morphology, technical report CWI No. AM-R9019, August 1990, Amsterdam. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 24-38, March 1992 (with H. Heijmans, P. Nacken & A. Toet). tif djvu
An Overview of Morphological Filtering, Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 47-108, January 1992 (with J. Serra). pdf djvu
Watersheds in Digital Spaces: an Efficient Algorithm Based on Immersion Simulations, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 583-598, June 1991 (with P. Soille). tif djvu
Morphological Transformations of Binary Images with Arbitrary Structuring Elements, Signal Processing, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 3-23, January 1991. tif djvu
Introduction aux outils morphologiques de segmentation (Introduction to the Morphological Tools for Segmentation), in Traitement d'images en microscopie à balayage et en microanalyse par sonde électronique, ANRT ed., Paris, pp. F1-F43, March 1990 (with S. Beucher). djvu
Minimal Paths and Crack Propagation Simulations, Acta Stereologica, Vol. 8/2, also Proc. 5th European Congress for Stereology, Freiburg im Breisgau, FRG, pp. 487-494, September 1989 (with D. Jeulin). tif djvu
Graphs and Mathematical Morphology, Signal Processing, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 365-388, April 1989. tif djvu
Cutaneous Aging and Mathematical Morphology, Acta Stereologica, Vol. 6/III, also Proc. 7th International Congress For Stereology, Caen, France, pp. 895-900, September 1987 (with J-P. Nominé, J. Serra, F. Meyer, J. Arnaud-Battandier & J-P. Escande). tif djvu

Conference Papers (refereed and non-refereed)

Large-scale Privacy Protection in Google Street View, Proc. 12th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV'09), Kyoto, Japan, September 2009 (with A. Frome, G. Cheung, A. Abdulkader, M. Zennaro, B. Wu, A. Bissacco, H. Adam & H. Neven). pdf djvu
Optimal Traversal Planning in Road Networks with Navigational Constraints, Proc. 15th ACM International Symposium on Geographic Information Systems (ACM-GIS'07), Seattle, WA, November 2007 (with L. Kazemi, C. Shahabi & M. Sharifzadeh). pdf djvu
Electronic Document Publishing using DjVu, Proc. DAS'02, Fifth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Princeton, NJ, pp. 480-490, August 2002 (with A. Mikheev, M. Hawrylycz & L. Bottou). pdf djvu
Granulometric Determination of Sedimentary Rock Particle Roundness, Proc. International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM), Sydney, Australia, pp. 315-325, April 2002 (with G. Drevin). pdf djvu
High-Quality Polygonal Contour Approximation Based on Relaxation, Proc. International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Seattle WA, pp. 361-365, September 2001 (with A. Mikheev & V. Faber). pdf djvu
Overview of the DjVu Document Compression Technology, Proc. SDIUT'01, Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technologies, Columbia MD, pp. 119-122, April 2001 (with Y. LeCun, L. Bottou, P. Haffner, J. Triggs & B. Riemers) pdf djvu
Advanced Gray-scale Morphological Filters for the Detection of Sea Mines in Side-scan Sonar Imagery, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4038, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets, Orlando FL, pp. 362-373, August 2000 (with H. Lange). pdf djvu
Minimal Path Algorithms for the Robust Detection of Linear Features in Gray Images, Proc. ISMM'98, International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology, Amsterdam, pp. 331-338, June 1998. pdf djvu
Local Grayscale Granulometries Based on Opening Trees, Proc. ISMM'96, International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology, Atlanta GA, pp. 273-280, May 1996. pdf djvu
Valuation of Image Extrema using Alternating Filters by Reconstruction, Proc. SPIE Vol. 2568, Neural, Morphological, and Stochastic Methods in Image and Signal Processing, San Diego CA, pp. 94-103, July 1995 (with C. Vachier). pdf djvu
A Complete Environment for Ground-Truthing and Benchmarking Page Segmentation Algorithms, Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology (SDIUT95), Bowie MD, pp. 70-83, October 1995 (with B. Yanikoglu). pdf djvu
Ground-Truthing and Benchmarking Document Page Segmentation, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Montréal, pp. 601-604, August 1995 (with B. Yanikoglu). pdf djvu
Blur Hit-Miss Transform and its Use in Document Image Pattern Detection, Proc. SPIE Vol. 2422, Document Recognition II, San Jose CA, pp. 278-292, February 1995 (with D. Bloomberg). pdf djvu
A System for Automatically Evaluating the Quality of Document Page Segmentation Algorithms. Proc. Document Analysis Systems'94, Kaiserlautern, Germany, October 1994, (with S. Randriamasy). pdf djvu
Fast Grayscale Granulometry Algorithms, Proc. EURASIP Workshop ISMM'94, Mathematical Morphology and its Applications to Image Processing, Fontainebleau, France, pp. 265-272, September 1994. pdf djvu
Fast Opening Functions and Morphological Granulometries, Proc. SPIE Vol. 2300, Image Algebra and Morphological Image Processing V, San Diego, CA, pp. 253-267, July 1994. pdf djvu
Benchmarking Page Segmentation Algorithms, Proc. IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition'94, Seattle WA, pp. 411-416, June 1994 (with S. Randriamasy). pdf djvu
Automatic Benchmarking Scheme for Page Segmentation, Proc. SPIE Vol. 2181 Document Recognition, San Jose CA, pp. 217-230, February 1994 (with S. Randriamasy & B. Wittner). pdf djvu
Visual Motion Correspondence by Region-Based Approaches, Proc. Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Osaka, Japan, November 1993, pp. 784-789 (with C-S. Fuh & P. Maragos). pdf djvu
Grayscale Area Openings and Closings: their Applications and Efficient Implementation, Proc. EURASIP Workshop on Mathematical Morphology and its Applications to Signal Processing, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 22-27, May 1993. pdf djvu
Mathematical Morphology: the Hamilton-Jacobi Connection, technical report 108, LEMS, Brown University, 1992, IEEE 4th International Conference on Computer Vision, Berlin, May 1993 (with A. Arehart & B.B. Kimia). pdf djvu
Morphology-Based Algorithms for Target Detection/Segmentation in FLIR Imagery, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1957, Architecture, Hardware, and FLIR Issues in Automatic Target Recognition, Orlando, April 1993 (with T. Peli and V. Tom). tif djvu
Euclidean Skeletons and Conditional Bisectors, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1818, Visual Communications and Image Processing'92, pp. 862-876, Boston (MA), November 1992 (with H. Talbot). pdf djvu
Morphological Image Processing and Network Analysis of Corneal Endothelial Cell Images, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1769, Image Algebra and Morphological Image Processing III, San Diego (CA), pp. 212-226, July 1992 (with B. Masters). pdf djvu
Morphological Grayscale Reconstruction: Definition, Efficient Algorithms and Applications in Image Analysis, Proc. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition'92, pp. 633-635, Champaign IL, June 1992. pdf djvu
Page Segmentation for Document Recognition, Proc. DARPA Document Understanding Workshop, Palo Alto CA, May 1992 (with C. Brown).
Application of Morphology to Feature Extraction for Face Recognition, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1658, Nonlinear Image Processing III, pp. 151-164, San Jose (CA), February 1992 (with G.G. Gordon). pdf djvu
Germinal Center (GC) Analysis with Graphs and Mathematical Morphology, Proc. XV Congress of the International Society for Analytical Cytology, Bergen, Norway, August 1991 (with M. Raphaël, E. Raymond, M. Grimaud & F. Meyer).
Statistical Morphology, technical report 91-5, Harvard Robotics Laboratory, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1568, Image Algebra and Morphological Image Processing II, pp. 271-282, San Diego (CA), July 1991 (with A. Yuille & D. Geiger). pdf djvu
Exact Euclidean Distance Function By Chain Propagations, technical report 91-4, Harvard Robotics Laboratory, Proc. IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition'91, pp. 520-525, Maui, Hawaii, June 1991. pdf djvu
New Trends in Morphological Algorithms, Proc. SPIE/SPSE Vol. 1451, Nonlinear Image Processing II, pp. 158-170, San Jose (CA), February 1991. pdf djvu
Efficient Computation of Various Types of Skeletons, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1445, Medical Imaging V, pp. 297-311, San Jose (CA), February 1991. pdf djvu
Determining Watersheds in Digital Pictures via Flooding Simulations, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1360, Visual Communications and Image Processing 90, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 240-250, October 1990 (with P. Soille). tif djvu
Evaluation of Two Computerized Methods for Locating the Nucleolus in the Cell Nucleus, Proc. First Conference of the European Society for Analytical Cellular Pathology, Elmau, FRG, November 1989 (with C. Lesty, M. Raphaël, C. Chleq & J-L. Binet). djvu
Ombrages et Ombres Morphologiques (Morphological Shading and Shadowing Algorithms), technical report CMM 2-89, School of Mines, January 1989. Proc. PIXIM 89, Computer Graphics in Paris, Hermès, Paris, pp. 109-124, September 1989. tif djvu
Mathematical Morphology for Graphs Applied to Image Description and Segmentation, Proc. Electronic Imaging West Conference, Pasadena (CA), pp. 313-318, April 1989. tif djvu
Mathematical Morphology on Graphs, Proc. SPIE Vol. 1001, Visual Communications and Image Processing 88, Cambridge (MA), pp. 95-105, November 1988. tif djvu

Selected Invited Conferences and Articles

Google Street View: Overview & Computational Challenges, International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS-2010), Portoroz, Slovenia, July 2010.
Google Street View: Capturing the World at Street Level, IEEE Computer, Special Issue on Capturing the World, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 32-38, June 2010. pdf djvu
Computer Vision at Google... and some Fun with Street View, Computer Vision and the Internet, Banff, Canada, August 2009.
Vision in the Real World, invited panel talk at First International Workshop on Computer Vision (IWCV'2008), Venice, Italy, May 2008.
Taking Online Maps Down to Street Level, IEEE Computer, Vol. 40, No. 12, pp. 118-120, December 2007. pdf djvu
Street View: Taking Google Maps to Street Level, International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM'2007), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2007.
Google Book Search: Document Understanding on a Massive Scale, Proc. International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, (ICDAR'2007), Curitiba, Brazil, September 2007. pdf djvu
A General Segmentation Scheme for DjVu Document Compression, Proc. International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology (ISMM), Sydney, Australia, pp. 17-36, April 2002 (with P. Haffner, L. Bottou & Y. LeCun). pdf djvu
Fast Granulometric Methods for the Extraction of Global Image Information, Proc. 11th Annual Symposium of the South African Pattern Recognition Association, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 119-133, November 2000, pdf djvu
Représentation de documents par niveaux superposés et compression à base de symboles. Applications à l'archivage et à l'impression (Document Representation using Multiple Layers and Symbol Based Compression. Application to Archiving and Printing), Colloque International sur l'Ecrit et le Document (CIFED), Lyon, France, July 2000. pdf djvu
Recent Advances in Document Image Segmentation, Compression and Encoding, International Symposium on Document Management and Knowledge Management (ISDM/KM), Curitiba, Brazil, December 1999. pdf djvu
Selected Advanced Topics in Mathematical Morphology, SemStats 96, European Workshop on Statistics, Toulouse, France, May 1996.
Granulometries in Binary and Grayscale Images: Fast Algorithms and Applications, Brazilian Workshop on Mathematical Morphology, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, February 1996.
Recent Developments in Morphological Algorithms, 8th International Congress for Stereology, Irvine (CA), August 1991, also in Acta Stereologica, Vol. 11/Suppl 1, pp. 521-532, February 1992. pdf djvu

Technical Reports (not otherwise published as papers)

Methods for Generating Anti-Aliased Text and Line Graphics in Compressed Document Images, Xerox PARC, technical report P98-00006, June 1998 (with D. Bloomberg).
Region-Based Approaches to Visual Motion Correspondence, Harvard Robotics Laboratory, technical report 91-18, November 1991 (with C-S. Fuh & P. Maragos). pdf djvu
Algorithmes morphologiques à base de files d'attente et de lacets. Extension aux graphes (Morphological Algorithms Based on Queues and Loops, with Extension to Graphs), PhD Thesis and No. 9 in the Cahiers du Centre de Morphologie Mathématique series, School of Mines, Paris, May 1990. djvu
Granulometries, Segmentation, and Morphological Algorithms, Lecture Notes for Morphological Image and Signal Processing Workshop, Zakopane, Poland, September 1995. pdf djvu
The Morphological Approach to Segmentation: An Introduction, technical report CMM, School of Mines, Paris, July 1989 (course written in collaboration with S. Beucher). djvu
Lecture Notes on Morphological Filtering, Cahiers du Centre de Morphologie Mathématique, No. 8, School of Mines, Paris, June 1989 (course written in collaboration with J. Serra). pdf djvu

Chapters and Books

Handbook of Morphological Image Analysis, Cambridge University Press, London, to appear... eventually (with M. Schmitt).
Document Image Analysis Applications, in Mathematical Morphology: from Theory to Applications, L. Najman & H. Talbot eds., Wiley, pp. 408-420, 2010 (with D. Bloomberg). pdf djvu
Le traitement de documents, in Morphologie mathématique 2: estimation, choix et mise en oeuvre, H. Talbot & L. Najman eds., Lavoisier, Paris, pp. 229-243, 2010 (with D. Bloomberg).
Mathematical Morphology and its Applications to Image and Signal Processing, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000 (edited with J. Goutsias & D. Bloomberg).
Current Topics in Applied Morphological Image Analysis, in Current Trends in Stochastic Geometry and its Applications, W.S. Kendall, O.E. Barndorff-Nielsen, and M.C. van Lieshout eds., Chapman & Hall, 1997. pdf djvu
Morphological Segmentation for Textures and Particles, in Digital Image Processing: Fundamentals and Applications, E. Dougherty ed., Marcel-Dekker, pp. 43-102, 1994 (with E. Dougherty). pdf djvu
Morphological Algorithms, in Mathematical Morphology in Image Processing, E. Dougherty ed., Marcel-Dekker, pp. 255-288, September 1992. pdf djvu
Graph Morphology in Image Analysis, in Mathematical Morphology in Image Processing, E. Dougherty ed., Marcel-Dekker, pp. 171-203, September 1992 (with H. Heijmans). pdf djvu

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