Publications

Année 2004:

Revues

  1. Morita, M.E., Sabourin, R., Bortolozzi, F. and Suen C.Y., Segmentation and Recognition of Handwritten Dates : An HMM-MLP Hybrid Approach, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition 6, pp 248-262, 2004.
     

  2. Nassif, N., Kajl, S., Sabourin, R. Two-objective On-line Optimzation of Supervisory Control Strategy Building Service Engineering Research and Technology, 25(3), 2004, pp. 241-251.
     

  3. Abou-Moustafa K.T., Cheriet M., Suen C.Y., On the Structure of Hidden Markov Models, Pattern Recognition Letters v 25, issue 8, June 2004, pp 923-931.
     

  4. Fennir, M.A.; Landry, J.A.; Ramaswamy, H.S. and Raghavan, G.S.V. 2004. An investigation of sugar extraction methods and the use of microwave power for date syrup processing : efficiency and color related considerations. Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. Vol. 38(3) : 103-110.  
     

  5. Freitas, C., Bortolozzi, F. and Sabourin, R., Study of Perceptual Similarity Between Different Lexicons, International Journal on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, IJPRAI, vol. 18, no. 7,(2004), pp 1321-1338.
     

  6. Freitas, C., Bortolozzi, F. and Sabourin, R., A Strategy for Selecting Classes of Symbols from Classes of Graphemes in HMM-Based Handwritten Word Recognition, RESI - Revista Eletrônica de Sistemas de Informação, vol 3, no1, december 2004, ISSN 1677-3071.
     

  7. E. Granger, S. Catudal, R. Grou, M. M. Mbaye and Y. Savaria, On Current Strategies for Hardware Acceleration of Digital Image Restoration Filters, WSEAS Transactions on Electronics, 1:3, 551-558, July 2004.
     

  8. Fennir, M.A.; Landry, J.A., Ramaswamy, H.S., Raghavan, G.S.V., An investigation of sugar extraction methods and the use of microwave power for date syrup processing : efficiency and color related considerations , Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. 38(3):189-196., 2004.
     


Chapitre de Livre

  1. M. Cheriet, N. Kharma, M. Sridhar, C.Y. Suen, Character Recognition Systems, a Textbook for Students and Practitioners, John Wiley & Sons Inc., Livre accepté pour publication en 2004.


Conferences

  1. N. Aouina, E. Ben Braiek, M. Cheriet, Reconnaissance des caractères manuscrits basée sur SKCS-Polyline et Modèle de Markov Caché. Conférence Tunisienne de Génie Électrique (CTGE’04), Tunis, February 2004.
     

  2. E. Ben Braiek, N. Aouina, S. Abid, M. Cheriet, Handwritten Characters Recognition based on KCS Polyline and Hidden Markov Model. International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing (ISCCSP’04), Hammamet (Tunis), March 2004.
     

  3. Da Costa, Luis, Landry, Jacques-André, A convivial visualization environment for LSystems, FRACTAL 2004 - Complexity and Fractals in Nature - 8th International Multidisciplinary Conference, 4-7 April, Vancouver, Canada, 2004.
     

  4. Da Costa, Luis, Landry, Jacques-André, Synthesis of fractal models for plants and trees: first results, FRACTAL 2004 - Complexity and Fractals in Nature - 8th International Multidisciplinary Conference, 4-7 April, Vancouver, Canada, 2004.
     

  5. Lepage, R., Data Reduction in Machine Vision and Remote Sensing Applications, invited paper, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies: from Theory to Applications - ICTTA'04, Vol., Damascus, Syria, April 19-23, 2004.
     

  6. Tony Wong, Pascal Coté and Robert Sabourin, Hybrid MOEA for the Capacitated Exam Proximity Problem, IEEE Congress On Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2004), Portland, Oregon, June 20-23, pp. 1495-1501, 2004.
     

  7. Nassif, N., Kajl, S., Sabourin, R., Evolutionary Algorithms for Multi-Objective Optimization in HVAC System Control Strategy, North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, NAFIPS 2004, 27-30 June,Alberta, 2004, pp51-56.
     

  8. Pascal Coté, Tony Wong and Robert Sabourin, Application of a Hybrid MOEA to the Uncapacitated Exam Proximity Problem, PATAT 2004, Revised and Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 3616, Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 294-312
     

  9. Tremblay, G., Sabourin, R. and Maupin, P., Optimizing Nearest Neighbour in Random Subspaces using a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm, 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2004), Cambridge, U.K., 23-26 August 2004, pp 208-211.
     

  10. Milgram, J., Sabourin, R. and Cheriet, M., Two-stage Classification System combining Model-Based and Discriminative Approaches, 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2004), Cambridge, U.K., 23-26 August 2004, pp 155-162.
     

  11. Nunes, C.M., Britto Jr., A.S., Kaestner, C.A.A. and Sabourin, R., Feature Subset Selection using an Optimized Hill Climbing Algorithm for Handwritten Character Recognition, Joint IAPR Intl. Workshop on Syntactical and Structural Pattern Recognition (SSPR 2004), Lisbon, Portugal, LNCS 3138, August 18-20, 2004, pp 1018-1025.
     

  12. Nassif, N., Kajl, S. and Sabourin, R., Modelling and Validation of Existing VAV System Components, The Canadien conference on building energy simulation (ESIM 2004), Vancouver, June 2004.
     

  13. Milgram, J., Sabourin, R. et Cheriet, M., Système de classification à deux niveaux de décision combinant approche par modélisation et machines à vecteurs de support, Colloque International Francophone sur l'écrit et le Document (CIFED2004), La Rochelle, France, 21-25 juin 2004, pp 25-29.
     

  14. Grandidier, F., Sabourin, R., et Suen, C.Y., Quelques techniques pour l'amélioration du pouvoir discriminant de primitives discrètes, Colloque International Francophone sur l'écrit et le Document (CIFED2004), La Rochelle, France, 21-25 juin 2004, pp 111-116.
     

  15. Duong, J., Sabourin, R. et Emptoz, H., Proposition d'un classificateur en cascade: application à la reconnaissance de polices de caractères rares, Colloque International Francophone sur l'écrit et le Document (CIFED2004), La Rochelle, France, 21-25 juin 2004, pp 231-236.
     

  16. Lepage, R., Lussier, J.-S., et Chenu, A., La vision par ordinateur et les réseaux de neurones artificiels pour caractériser et qualifier des aliments, dans Actes des 3e ateliers sur Traitement et Analyse de l'Information : Méthodes et Applications (TAIMA 03), 2003, tenue à Hammamet (Tunisie), 29 septembre - 3 octobre, p. 207-212. 
     

  17. Noumeir R., Reporting Workflow Modeling, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2004.
     

  18. Ma, I., WONG, T., Sankar, T., Forecasting the Volatility of Financial Index by Evolutionary Algorithms, IEEE International Conference on systems, Man & Cybernetics, October 10 – 13, The Hague, Netherlands, 2004.
     

  19. Britto, A.S., Sabourin R., Bortolozzi F. et Suen C.Y., Foreground and Background Information in an HMM-Based Method for Recognition of Isolated Characters and Numeral Strings, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 371-376.
     

  20. Nunes, C.M., Britto Jr., A.S., Kaestner, C.A.A. and Sabourin, R., An Optimized Hill Climbing Algorithm for Feature Subset Selection: evaluation on handwritten character recognition, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 365-370.
     

  21. Milgram, J., Cheriet, M. and Sabourin, R., Speeding Up the Decision Making of Support Vector Classifiers, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 57-62.
     

  22. Koerich, A.L., Sabourin, R., and Suen, C.Y., Fast Two–Level HMM Decoding Algorithm for Large Vocabulary Handwriting Recognition, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 232-238.
     

  23. Morita, M.E., Oliveira, L.S. and Sabourin, R., Unsupervised Feature Selection for Ensemble of Classifiers, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 81-86.
     

  24. Oliveira, L.S. and Sabourin, R., Support Vector Machines for Handwritten Numerical String Recognition, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 39-44.
     

  25. Kapp, M.N., Freitas, C. and Sabourin, R., Handwritten Brazilian Month Recognition: An Analysis of Two NN Architectures and a Rejection Mechanism,  9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 209-214.
     

  26. Santos, C., Justino, E.J.R., Bortolozzi, F., and Sabourin, R., An Off-Line Signature Verification Method Based on Document Questioned Experts Approach and a Neural Network Classifier, 9th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR-9), October 26-29, 2004, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, pp 498-502.
     

  27. de Oliveira Jr, J. J., Kapp, M.N., Freitas, C., de Carvalho, J.M. and Sabourin, R., Handwritten Month Word Recognition Using Multiple Classifiers, XVII Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing" (SIBGRAPI), October 17-20, 2004, Curitiba, Brazil.
     

  28. Souza, Paulo Sérgio Lopes de, Britto Jr, A. S., Sabourin, Robert, Souza, S. L., Borges, Dibio Leandro, K-Means VQ Algorithm using a Low-Cost Parallel Cluster Computing, Proc. of the IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing. IASTED, 2004. v.1, pp.392 - 397
     

  29. Pascal Cote, Tony Wong and Robert Sabourin, Application of a Hybrid MOEA to the Uncapacitated Exam Proximity Problem, Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, August 18-29, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pp. 151-168, 2004.
     

  30.  Ma, I., WONG, T., Sankar, T., Forecasting the Volatility of Financial Index by Evolutionary Algorithms, IEEE International Conference on systems, Man & Cybernetics, October 10 – 13, The Hague, Netherlands, pp. 5824-5829, 2004.
     

  31. Mezghani, N., Mitiche, A., Cheriet, M., A New Representation of Character Shape and its Use in on-line Character Recognition by a Self Organizing Map, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP-2004, Volume 3, pp. 2123-2126, 2004.
     

  32. Mezghani, N., Mitiche, A., Cheriet, M., On-line character recognition using histograms of features and an associative memory, IEEE International Conference on Acousitics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP-04, Montreal, Volume 5, pp. 841-844, 2004.
     

  33. Sehad, A., Mezai, L., Laskri, M. T., Cheriet, M., Détection de l'inclinaison des documents arabes imprimés, Huitième Colloque International Francophone sur l'Ecrit et le Document, CIFED'2004, La Rochelle, France, 21-25 Juin, 2004.
     

  34. Abou-Moustafa, K.T., Cheriet, M., Suen, C.Y., Classification of Time-Series data Using a Generative/Discriminative Hybrid, The Intl. Workshop on Frontiers on Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR'04), Japan, pp. 51-56, October, 2004.
     

  35. Tang, H., Augustin, E., Suen, C.Y., Baret, O., Cheriet, M., Spiral Recognition Methodology and Its Application for Recognition of Chinese Bank Checks, The Intl. Workshop on Frontiers on Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR'04), Japan, pp. 263-268, October, 2004.
     

  36. Ben Braiek, E., Meghoufel, A., Cheriet, M., SKCS-New kernel Family with compact support, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'04), CD, Singapore, October, 2004.
     

  37. Li, Y., Cheriet, M., Suen, C.Y., A Segmentation Method for Touching Italic Characters, The Int. Conf. On Pattern Recognition (ICPR'04). Cambridge, UK, pp. 00-00, August 2004. The Int. Conf. On Pattern Recognition (ICPR'04). Cambridge, UK, CD, August, 2004.
     

  38. Tang, H., Augustin, E., Suen, C.Y., Baret, O., Cheriet, M., Spiral Recognition Methodology and Its Application for Recognition of Chinese Bank Checks, The Int. Conf. On Pattern Recognition (ICPR'04). Cambridge, UK, CD, August, 2004.
     

  39. Tang, H., Augustin, E., Suen, C.Y., Baret, O., Cheriet, M., Spiral Recognition Methodology and Its Application for Recognition of Chinese Bank Checks, The Int. Conf. On Pattern Recognition (ICPR'04). Cambridge, UK, CD, August, 2004.
     

  40. Sayadi, M., Sakrani, S., Faniech, F., Cheriet., M., A New Non-Linear Exponential 2-D Adaptive Filter and Its Application in Texture Characterization, The IEEE Intl. Conf. On Acoustics and Signal Processing (ICASSP'04), Montreal, pp. 589-592, May, 2004.
     

  41. Abou-Moustafa, K.T., Cheriet, M., Suen, C.Y., A Generative-Discriminative Hybrid for Sequential Data Classification, The IEEE Intl. Conf. On Acoustics and Signal Processing (ICASSP'04), Montreal, pp. 805-808, May, 2004.
     

  42. Besbes, M., Sayadi, M., Ben Braiek, E., Fnaiech, F., Cheriet, M., Étude comparative de trois fonctions floues pour le seuillage de l'histogramme bimodal des images, Journées Tunisiennes de l'Automatique et de l'Electrotechnique (JTEA'04), Tunis, May, 2004.
     

  43. Fnaiech, N., Abid, S., Fnaiech, F., Cheriet, M., A modified version of a formal pruning algorithm based on local relative variance analysis, 1st IEEE Intl Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing, pp. 849 - 852, March, 2004.
     

  44. Besbes, M., Sayadi, M., Ben Braiek, E., Fnaiech, F., Cheriet, M., Segmentation d'images basée sur le seuillage et la morphologie mathématique: Application au comptage des cellules, Conférence Tunisienne de Génie Electrique (CTGE'04), Tunis, February, 2004.
     

  45. Aouina, N., Ben Braiek, E., Cheriet, M., Segmentation d'images basée sur le seuillage et la morphologie mathématique: Application au comptage des cellules, Conférence Tunisienne de Génie Electrique (CTGE'04), Tunis, February, 2004.
     

  46. Maupin, P., Granger, E., Wong, T., Sabourin, R., A Review of Situation Recognition Models and Systems, in The 24th Army Science Conference (ASC 2004), Orlando, Florida, November 29 - December 2, 2004.
     

  47. Landry, J.A.; Da Costa, L.; Bernier, T., Discriminant Feature Selection by Genetic Programming: Towards a Domain Independent Multi-Class Object Detection System, Proceeding of the 8th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. July 18-21, 2004. Orlando, Florida, USA. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics. Vol. VI. 266-271., 2004.
     

  48. Lévesque, S., Landry, J.A., Gagnon, L., S3I : Intelligent Industrial Inspection Station. Presentation, Poster and display booth, IS 2004 : 14th Annual Canadian Conference on Intelligent Systems. Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada. June 6-8, 2004.
     

  49. Da Costa, Luis; Landry, J.A., Synthesis of Fractal Models for Plants and Trees : First Results, Fractal 2004 : Complexity and Fractals in Nature. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Georgia, Vancouver, Canada. April 4-7, 2004.
     

  50. Da Costa, Luis, Landry, J.A., A Convivial Visualization Environment for LSystems, Fractal 2004 : Complexity and Fractals in Nature. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Georgia, Vancouver, Canada. April 4-7, 2004.
     

  51. Ben Azouz, Z., Rioux, M., Shu, C., Lepage, R., Analysis of Human Shape Variation Using Volumetric Techniques, dans Proceedings of the 17th Conference of Computer Animation and Social Agents (CASA), 2004, Geneva, Switzerland, July 7-9, p. 197-206, 2004.
     

  52. Noumeir, R., Reporting Workflow Modeling, SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging, v 5, n 25, Medical Imaging 2004 - PACS and Imaging Informatics, p 8-15 (8 pages), 2004.
     

  53. Chafik, A., Noumeir, R., Modélisation du contrôle d'accès dans un système d'information médical, Colloque de l'ACFAS, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2004.