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Henry S. Baird

Publications



One book, four co-edited books, three journal special issues, twenty book chapters, fourteen journal articles (four invited), and 70 refereed conference papers (six invited). (Unmodified and/or only modestly expanded reprints are not counted in these totals.) Also, dozens of unpublished invited presentations at conferences, workshops, universities, and industrial laboratories.


Book (monograph)

Model-based Image Matching using Location, MIT Press: Cambridge, MA, 1985. [ISBN 0-262-02220-6] [Summary]


Co-Edited Books

Human Interactive Proofs, (with co-editor D. P. Lopresti), Proceedings of the 2nd Int'l Workshop (HIP2005), Bethlehem, PA, Springer-Verlag:  Berlin, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 3517, May 19-20, 2005.  [ISBN 3-540-26001-3]

Document Image Analysis for Libraries, (with co-editor V. Govindaraju), Proceedings of the 1st Int'l Workshop (DIAL2004), Palo Alto, CA, IEEE Computer Society Press:  Piscataway, NJ, January 23-24, 2004.  [ISBN 0-7695-2088-X]


Document Image Analysis
, (with co-editors H. Bunke & P. S. P. Wang) World Scientific: Singapore, 1994. [ISBN 981-02-2046-4]

Structured Document Image Analysis, (with co-editors H. Bunke & K. Yamamoto) Springer-Verlag: New York, 1992. [ISBN 3-540-55141-7] [Summary]


Journal Special Issues

"Performance Evaluation: Theory, Practice, and Impact," (with Tapas Kanungo and Robert Haralick, Guest Co-Editors) special issue of Int'l J. on Document Analysis and Recognition , Vol. 4, No. 3, March 2002. [Editors' Preface]

``Document Image Retrieval,'' (with Francine Chen, Guest Co-Editor) special issue of Information Retrieval journal, Vol. 2, Nos. 2/3, May 2000.

``Document Image Understanding and Retrieval,'' (with Junichi Kanai, Guest Co-Editor) special issue of Computer Vision and Image Understanding journal, Vol. 70, No. 3, June, 1998. [Summary]


Book Chapters

"A Brief History of Documents and Writing Systems," in D. Doermann & K. Tombre (Eds.), Ch. 1, Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition, Vol. 1, Springer-Verlag London, 2014; pp. 3-10. [ISBN 978-0-85729-858-4]. 

"The Evolution of Document Image Analysis," (w/ K. Tombre) in D. Doermann & K. Tombre (Eds.), Ch. 3, Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition, Vol. 1, Springer-Verlag London, 2014; pp. 53-71. [ISBN 978-0-85729-858-4].

``The State of the Art of Document Image Degradation Modeling,'' in B. B. Chaudhuri (Ed.), Digital Document Processing, Springer-Verlag: Guildford, Surrey, UK, 2007, pp. 261-279. [ISBN 978-1-84628-501-1]. 

``Complex Image Recognition and Web Security,'' in M. Basu and T. K. Ho (Eds), Data Complexity in Pattern Recognition, Springer-Verlag London Ltd,  2006 [ISBN-10 1-84628-171-7]. [PDF]

``Web Security and Document Image Analysis,'' (w/ K. Popat) in A. Antonacopoulos & J. Hu (Eds.), Web Document Analysis:  Challenges and Opportunities, World Scientific, Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 55,  Fall 2003.

``Data Structures for Page Readers,'' (with D. J. Ittner) in A. L. Spitz & A. Dengel (Eds.), Document Analysis Systems, World Scientific, Singapore, 1995. (Expanded version from Proc., IAPR 1994 Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Kaiserslautern, Germany, October 18-20, 1994.) [PDF]

``Programmable Contextual Analysis,'' (with D. J. Ittner) in A. L. Spitz & A. Dengel (Eds.), Document Analysis Systems, World Scientific, Singapore, 1995. (Expanded version from Proc., IAPR 1994 Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Kaiserslautern, Germany, October 18-20, 1994.) [PDF]

``Bounded-Error Preclassification Trees,'' (with C. L. Mallows) in D. Dori & A. Bruckstein (Eds.), Shape, Structure, and Pattern Recognition, World Scientific, Singapore, 1995. (Expanded by invitation from Proc., IAPR 1994 Workshop on Structural & Syntactic Pattern Recognition, Nahariya, Israel, October 4-6, 1994.) [PDF]

``Neural-Net Applications in Character Recognition and Document Analysis,'' (with L.D. Jackel, M. Y. Battista, J. Ben, J. Bromley, C.J.C. Burges, E. Cosatto, J.S. Denker, H.P. Graf, H.P. Katseff, Y. LeCun, C.R. Nohl, E. Sackinger, J.H. Shamilian, T. Shoemaker, C.E. Stenard, I. Strom, R. Ting, T. Wood, & C.R. Zuraw) in Neural-Net Applications in Telecommunications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

``Background Structure in Document Images,'' in H. Bunke, P. S. P. Wang, & H. S. Baird (Eds.), Document Image Analysis, World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 17-34, 1994. (An earlier version appeared in Advances in Structural & Syntactic Pattern Recognition, World Scientific: Singapore, 1993, a book form of Proc., IAPR Workshop on Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition (SSPR'92), Bern, Switzerland, August 26-28, 1992.) [PDF several Figures do not print]

``A Critical Survey of Music Image Analysis,'' (with D. Blostein) in H. S. Baird, H. Bunke, & K. Yamamoto (Eds.), Structured Document Image Analysis, Springer-Verlag: New York, 1992. [PDF Figures do not print, & pages are in reverse order]

``Document Image Defect Models,'' in H. S. Baird, H. Bunke, & K. Yamamoto (Eds.), Structured Document Image Analysis, Springer-Verlag: New York, 1992. (Expanded from Proc., IAPR Workshop on Syntactic & Structural Pattern Recognition, in Murray Hill, NJ, 13-15 June, 1990.) (Reprinted in L. O'Gorman & R. Kasturi (Eds.), Document Image Analysis, IEEE Computer Society Press, Washington, 1995.)

``Reading Chess,'' (with K. Thompson), in R. Kasturi & R. C. Jain (Eds), Computer Vision: Principles & Applications, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1991. (Reprinted from IEEE Trans. PAMI, Vol. 12 No. 6, pp. 552-559, June 1990.) (Expanded from Proc., IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Computer Vision, Miami, Florida, 31 November-2 December, 1987.)

``Global-to-Local Layout Analysis,'' in R. Mohr, T. Pavlidis, & A. Sanfeliu (Eds.), Structural Pattern Analysis, World Scientific (Singapore), pp. 181-196, 1990. (Expanded from Proc., IAPR Workshop on Syntactic and Structural Pattern Recognition, Pont-a-Mousson, France 1988.)

``A VLSI Architecture for Binary Image Classification [Chapter 24],'' (with H. P. Graf, L. D. Jackel, & W. E. Hubbard) in J. C. Simon (Ed.), From Pixels to Features, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V. (North-Holland), 1989. [ISBN 0-444-87337-6]

``Industrial Applications [Chapter 14],'' in H. Bunke & A. Sanfeliu (Eds), Syntactic & Structural Pattern Recognition -- Fundamentals and Applications, World Scientific Publishing Co., 1988.

``Precise Robotic Assembly using Vision in the Hand,'' (with M. Lurie) in Alan Pugh (Ed.), Robot Sensors, Vol. 1 - Vision, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 85-94, 1986. (Reprinted by invitation from Proc., RoViSec3 -- 3rd Int'l Conf. on Robot Vision & Sensory Controls, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 7-10 November 1983.)

``The Skew Angle of Printed Documents,'' in L. O'Gorman & R. Kasturi (Eds.), Document Image Analysis, IEEE Computer Society Press, Washington, 1995 (Reprinted by invitation from Proc., 1987 Conf. of the Society of Photographic Scientists & Engineers, Rochester, New York, May 20-21, 1987.)

``Fast Algorithms for LSI Artwork Analysis,'' in 25 Years of Electronic Design Automation -- A Compendium of Papers from the Design Automation Conf., ACM, June 1988. (Reprinted by invitation from Journal of Design Automation & Fault-tolerant Computing, Computer Science Press, pp. 179-209, April 1978.) (Expanded from Proc., 14th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 303-311, June 1977.) (Presented by invitation at: CAD78 -- 3rd Int'l Conf. on Computers in Engineering, Brighton, UK, March, 1978.) (Reprinted by invitation in H. Fuchs (Ed.), VLSI Technologies in Graphics, IEEE Computer Society Press, Silver Spring, MD, pp. 157-165, July 1983.)

``An Artwork Design Verification System,'' (with Y. E. Cho), in H. Fuchs (Ed.), VLSI Technologies in Graphics, IEEE Computer Society Press, Silver Spring, MD, pp. 132-138, July 1983. (Reprinted by invitation from Proc., 12th Design Automation Workshop, Vol. 12, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 414-420, June 20-25, 1975.)


Invited Journal Articles

``PessimalPrint:  A Reverse Turing Test,'' (w/ A. L. Coates & R. J. Fateman) Int'l. J. on Document Analysis & Recognition, Vol. 5, pp. 158-163, 2003.

``Reading Handwritten Digits: A ZIP Code Recognition System,'' (with O. Matan & ten other authors) IEEE Computer, invited 'project overview,' Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 59-63, July 1992.

``Recognition Technology Frontiers,'' Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 14, April 1993. (Invited; expanded from Proc., 2nd IPTP Conf. on Postal Processing Systems, etc, Japanese Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Tokyo, Japan, January 27-28, 1992.) [PDF Conference version]

``Anatomy of a Versatile Page Reader,'' Proc. of the IEEE, Special Issue on OCR, Vol. 80, No. 7, pp. 1059-1065, July 1992. (Invited; expanded version of  ``Anatomy of a Page Reader,'' Proc., IAPR Int'l Workshop on Machine Vision Applications (MVA'90), Tokyo, Japan, November 28-30, 1990.) [PDF as submitted to journal; Figures do not print]


Journal Articles

``Whole-Book Recognition,'' (w/ P. Xiu) IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Issue No 12 - Dec. (2012 vol 34), pp. 2467-2480.

``A Statistical, Nonparametric Methodology for Document Degradation Model Validation,'' (w/ T. Kanungo, R. M. Haralick, W. Stuezle, & D. Madigan) IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Vol. 22, No. 11, pp. 1209-1223, November, 2000. (Expanded from ``Validation and Estimation of Document Degradation Models," Proc., 4th UNLV Symp. on Document Analysis & Information Retrieval, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 24-26, 1995. [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``Pattern Classification with Compact Distribution Maps,'' (with T. K. Ho) Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp.101-110, April, 1998. (Expanded version of ``Perfect Metrics,'' (with T. K. Ho) Proc., IAPR 2nd Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis & Recognition, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, October, 1993.) [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``Large-Scale Simulation Studies in Image Pattern Recognition,'' (with T. K. Ho) IEEE Trans. PAMI, Vol. 19, No. 10, pp. 1067-1079, October 1997. [PDF , pages in reverse order]

``The Evolution of a Problem,'' (with C. L. Mallows) Special issue of Statistica Sinica in honor of H. Robbins, Vol. 7, No. 1, January 1997. (Expanded from an unpublished talk, the Robbins Conference -- Rutgers University, 1995.)

``Background Structure in Document Images,'' Int'l J. of Pattern Recognition & Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 1013--1030, October, 1994.

``Reading Chess,'' (w/ K. Thompson) IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 552--559,  June 1990.

``On the Recognition of Printed Characters of any Font or Size,'' (with S. Kahan & T. Pavlidis), IEEE Trans. PAMI, Vol. PAMI-9, No. 2, March, 1987.

``Feature Identification for Hybrid Structural/Statistical Pattern Classification,'' Computer Vision, Graphics, & Image Processing, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 318-333, June 1988. (Expanded from Proc., IEEE Computer Society 1986 Conf. on Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition, Miami Beach, Florida, June, 1986.)

``Quick Analysis of TV Factory Tests and Repairs -- the DARTS system,'' (with T.M. Stiller) RCA Engineer, 25-4, pp. 7-10, December 1979 / Jan 1980.

``Fast Algorithms for LSI Artwork Analysis,'' Journal of Design Automation \& Fault-Tolerant Computing, Vol. 2, No. 2, IEEE Computer Science Press, pp. 179-209, May, 1978.


Invited Refereed Conference Papers

``Document Analysis Systems Architectures for Digital Libraries,” (w/ D. Lopresti & V. Govindaraju), Proc., IAPR Document Analysis Systems Workshop (DAS04), Florence, Italy, September 8-10, 2004. [PDF]

``Digital Libraries & Document Image Analysis,'' Proc., IAPR 7th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 4-6, 2003. Invited Conference Keynote Address. [PDF]

``State of the Art of Document Image Degradation Modeling,'' invited talk, IAPR 2000 Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 10-13, 2000. [PDF]

``Model-Directed Document Image Analysis,'' invited published talk at the DOD-sponsored Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, Annapolis, MD, April 14-16, 1999.} [PDF]

``Calibration of Document Image Defect Models,'' Proc., 2nd UNLV Symp. on Document Analysis & Information Retrieval, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 26-28, 1993 (invited). [Available from Information Science Research Institute, UNLV, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454021, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-4021.]

``Document Image Defect Models and Their Uses,'' Proc., IAPR 2nd Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis & Recognition, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, October 20-22, 1993 (invited). [Available from IEEE Computer Society Press, ISBN 0-8186-4960-7.] [PDF, pages in reverse order]


Refereed Conference Papers

``Pixel-Accurate Document Image Content Extraction,'' (w/ S. Chen), Proc., ACM 26th SAC 2011 Document Engineering Conf., Tai Chung, Taiwan, March 21–25, 2011 [to appear].

``Multiple-Agent Adaptation in Whole-Book Recognition,'' (w/ P. Xiu), Proc., Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII Conf. (DR&R XVIII), IS&T/SPIE 23rd Annual Symposium on Electronic Imaging, San Francisco, CA, January 26–27, 2011.

``High-Recall Document Content Extraction,'' (w/ C. An), Proc., Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII Conf. (DR&R XVIII), IS&T/SPIE 23rd Annual Symposium on Electronic Imaging, San Francisco, CA, January 26–27, 2011.

``Incorporating Linguistic Model Adaptation into Whole-Book Recognition,'' (w/ P. Xiu), Proc., IAPR 20th Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23–26, 2010.

``Imbalance and Concentration in k-NN Classification,'' (w/ D. Yin & C. An), Proc., IAPR 20th Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23–26, 2010.

``Document Segmentation using Pixel-Accurate Ground Truth,'' (w/ C. An & D. Yin), Proc., IAPR 20th Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23–26, 2010.

``Performance Evaluation of Automatic Feature Discovery Focused within Error Clusters,'' (w/ S-Y Wang), Proc., IAPR 20th Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23–26, 2010.

``Analysis of Whole-Book Recognition,'' (w/ P. Xiu),
Proc., IAPR Int'l Workshop on Document Analysis Systems  (DAS 2010), Boston, MA, June 9-11, 2010.

``Safely Selecting Subsets of Training Data,'' (w/ D. Yin & C. An), Proc., IAPR Int'l Workshop on Document Analysis Systems  (DAS 2010), Boston, MA, June 9-11, 2010.

``Incorporating Linguistic Postprocessing into Whole-Book Recognition,'' (w/ P. Xiu), Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval Conf. (DR&R XVII),  San Jose, CA, January 17-21, 2010. [PDF (paper), PPT (talk)]

``Time and Space Optimization of Document Content Classifiers,''
  (w/ D. Yin, C. An),
Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval Conf. (DR&R XVII),  San Jose, CA, January 17-21, 2010. [PDF (paper), PPT (talk)]

``Document Content Extraction Using Automatically Discovered Features,'' (w/ S-Y Wang, C. An), Proc., IAPR Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2009), Barcelona, Spain, July 26-29, 2009. [PDF (paper), PDF (poster)]

``Scaling Up Whole-Book Recognition,
'' (w/ P. Xiu), Proc., IAPR Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2009), Barcelona, Spain, July 26-29, 2009. [PDF (paper), PDF (poster)]

``The Safe Use of Synthetic Data in Classification,'' (w/ J. Nonnemaker), Proc., IS&T/SPIE Conf. on Document Recognition and Retrieval (DR&R XVI),  San Jose, CA,
January 28 - February 1, 2009. [PDF (paper), PPT (talk)]

``Feature Selection Focused within Error Clusters,'' (w/ S-Y Wang), Proc., IAPR 10th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2008), Tampa, Florida, December 8-11, 2008. [PDF (paper), PPT (talk)]

``Truthing for Pixel-Accurate Segmentation,'' (w/ M. Moll, C. An), Proc., IAPR Int'l Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS 2008), Nara, Japan, September 17-19, 2008. [PDF (paper), JPG (poster)]

``The Convergence of Iterated Classification,'' (w/ C. An), Proc., IAPR Int'l Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS 2008), Nara, Japan, September 17-19, 2008. [PDF (paper), PDF (poster)]

``Towards Whole-Book Recognition,'' (w/ P. Xiu), Proc., IAPR Int'l Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS 2008), Nara, Japan, September 17-19, 2008. [PDF (paper), PDF (poster)]

``Segmentation-Based Retrieval of Document Images from Diverse Collections,'' (w/ M. Moll), Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XV Conf. (DR&R XV), San Jose, CA, January 28 - February 1, 2008. [PDF, PPT (182MB!)].

``Whole-Book Recognition using Mutual-Entropy-Driven Model Adaptation,'' (w/ P. Xiu), Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XV Conf. (DR&R XV), San Jose, CA, January 28 - February 1, 2008. [PDF, PPT (400kB)].

``Document Content Inventory and Retrieval,'' (w/ M. Moll), Proc., IAPR 9th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2007), Curitiba, Brazil, September 23-26, 2007. [PDF]

``Iterated Document Content Classification,'' (w/ C. An & P. Xiu), Proc., IAPR 9th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2007), Curitiba, Brazil, September 23-26, 2007. [PDF, poster (PDF: 1.8MB)]

``Document Image Content Inventories,'' (w/ M. A. Moll and C. An), Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XIV Conf., San Jose, CA, 28 January - 1 February, 2007. [PDF, PPT (40MB!)]

``CAPTCHA Challenge Tradeoffs:  Familiarity of Strings versus Degradation of Images,'' (w/ S-Y Wang), Proc., IAPR Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'06), Hong Kong, August 20-24, 2006. [PDF, JPG (poster, 2.7MB)]

``DIAL 2004 Working Group Report on Acquisition Quality Control,''  (w/ E. H. Barney Smith, W. Barrett, F. Le Bourgeois, X. Lin, G. Nagy, and S. Simske), Proc., Int'l Conf. on Document Image Analysis for Libraries (DIAL 2006), Lyon, France, April 27-28, 2006.

``Towards Versatile Document Analsyis Systems,'' (w/ M. R. Casey) Proc., 7th IAPR Document Analysis Workshop (DAS'06), Nelson, New Zealand, February 12-15, 2006. [PDF, PPT]

``Versatile Document Content Extraction,'' (w/ M. A. Moll, J. Nonnemaker, M. R. Casey, D. L. Delorenzo) Proc., SPIE/IS&T Document Recognition & Retrieval XIII Conf., San Jose, CA, January 18-19, 2006. [PDF, PPT]

``Distinguishing Mathematics Notation from English Text using Computational Geometry,'' (w/ D. Drake) Proc., IAPR 8th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2005), Seoul, Korea, August 31 - September 1, 2005. [PDF, PPT]

``ScatterType:  a Legible but Hard-to-Segment CAPTCHA,'' (w/ M. Moll, S-Y Wang) Proc., IAPR 8th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2005), Seoul, Korea, August 31 - September 1, 2005. [PDF, PPT]

``A Highly Legible CAPTCHA that Resists Segmentation Attack,'' (w/ M. Moll, S-Y Wang) in H. S. Baird & D. P. Lopresti (Eds.), Human Interactive Proofs: Proceedings of the 2nd Int'l Workshop (HIP2005), Bethlehem, PA, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 3517, May 19-20, 2005. [PDF]

``ScatterType:  a Reading CAPTCHA Resistant to Segmentation Attack,'' (w/ T. Riopka) Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition & Retrieval XII Conf., San Jose, CA, pp. 197-207, January 16-22, 2005. [PDF]

``Implicit CAPTCHAs,'' (w/ J. Bentley) Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition & Retrieval XII Conf., San Jose, CA, pp. 191-196, January 16-22, 2005. [PDF]

``Robust Document Image Understanding Technologies,'' (w/ D. Lopresti, B. Davison, W. Pottenger) Proc., 1st ACM Hardcopy Document Processing Workshop (HDP 2004), Washington, DC, pp. 9-14, November 12, 2004. [PDF]

``Decoder Banks:  Versatility, Automation, and High Accuracy without Supervised Training,'' (w/ P. Sarkar) Proc., IAPR 17th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Cambridge, UK, Vol II, pp. 646-649, August 23-26, 2004. [PDF]

``Training on Severely Degraded Text-Line Images,'' (w/ P. Sarkar & X. Zhang) Proc., IAPR 7th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 3-6, 2003. [PDF]

``BaffleText:  a Human Interactive Proof,'' (w/ M. Chew) Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition & Retrieval X Conf. (SPIE Vol. 4670), Santa Clara, CA, 22-23 January, 2003. [PDF]

``Triage of OCR Results using 'Confidence' Scores,'' (with P. Sarkar & J. Henderson) Proc., IS&T/SPIE Document Recognition & Retrieval IX Conf. (SPIE Vol. 4670), San Jose, CA, pp. 216-222, 21-22 January, 2002. [PDF]

``Pessimal Print: A Reverse Turing Test,'' (with A. L. Coates & R. J. Fateman) Proc., IAPR Int'l Conf. on Doc. Anal. & Recogn, Seattle, WA, September 10-13, 2001. [PDF]

``Document Image Quality: Making Fine Discriminations,'' Proc., IAPR 1999 Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, Bangalore, India, September 20-22, 1999. [Expanded from ``Distinguishing Image Degradations by Bootstrapping,'' an abstract presented at the IAPR 1998 Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Nagano, Japan, November 4-6, 1998.] [PDF]

``A Retargetable Table Reader,'' (with J. Shamilian & T. Wood) Proc., IAPR 1997 Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, Ulm, Germany, August 18-20, 1997. [PDF Figures do not print, pages in reverse order]

``Next-Generation Multimedia Messaging,'' (with J. Hu & R. S. Kashi) Proc., 1st IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Princeton, NJ, June 23-25, 1997. [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``Language Identification in Complex, Unoriented, and Degraded Document Images,'' (with D.-S. Lee & C. Nohl) Proc., IAPR 1996 Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Malvern, PA, October 14-16, 1996. [PDF]

``Degraded Character Image Restoration,'' (with J. D. Hobby) Proc., 5th UNLV Symp. on Document Analysis & Information Retrieval, Las Vegas, Nevada, April, 1996. [PDF]

``Power Functions and Their Use in Selecting Distance Functions for Document Degradation Model Validation,'' (with T. Kanungo & R. M. Haralick) Proc., IAPR 3rd Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis & Recognition, Montreal, Canada, August 14-16, 1995. [PDF]

``Evaluation of OCR Accuracy using Synthetic Data,'' (with T. K. Ho) Proc., 4th UNLV Symp. on Document Analysis & Information Retrieval, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 24-26, 1995. [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``High-Performance OCR Preclassification Trees,'' (with C. L. Mallows) Proc., IS&T/SPIE 1995 Conf. on Document Recognition (II), San Jose, CA, February 5-10, 1995. [PDF]

``Document Degradation Models: Parameter Estimation and Model Validation,'' (with T. Kanungo, R. M. Haralick, W. Stuetzle, & D. Madigan) Proc., Int'l Workshop on Machine Vision Applications, Kawasaki, Japan, December 13-15, 1994. [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``A Family of European Page Readers,'' (with D. Gilbert & D. J. Ittner) Proc., IAPR 12th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Jerusalem, Israel, October 9-13, 1994.

``Estimating the Intrinsic Difficulty of a Recognition Problem,'' (with T. K. Ho) Proc., IAPR 12th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Jerusalem, Israel, October 9-13, 1994. [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``Asymptotic Accuracy of Two-Class Discrimination,'' (with T. K. Ho) Proc., 3rd UNLV Symp. on Document Analysis & Information Retrieval, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 11-13, 1994. [PDF, pages in reverse order]

``A Self-Correcting 100-Font Classifier,'' (with G. Nagy) Proc., IS&T/SPIE Symp. on Electronic Imaging: Science & Technology, San Jose, CA, February 6-10, 1994. [PDF unusual typefaces may misprint]

``Language-Free Layout Analysis,'' (with D. J. Ittner) Proc., IAPR 2nd Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis & Recognition, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, pp. 336-340, October 1993. [PDF, five separate pages: p.1, p.2, p.3, p.4, p.5]

``A 100-Font Classifier,'' (with R. Fossey) Proc., 1st Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis & Recognition (ICDAR'91), St.-Malo, France, 30 September - 2 October, 1991. [Available from AFCET, 156 Boulevard Periere, F-75017 Paris, France.] [PDF unusual typefaces may misprint]

``A FAX Reader for the Blind,'' (with A. E. Milewski) Proc., 24th Annual Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, & Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 5-6, 1990. [PDF some Figures do not print]

``VLSI Implementation of Electronic Neural Networks: and Example in Character Recognition,'' (with L. D. Jackel, B. Boser, H. P. Graf, J. S. Denker, Y. LeCun, D. Henderson, O. Matan, & R. Howard) Proc., 1990 IEEE Int'l Conf. on Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, Los Angeles, CA, November 4-7, 1990.

``Handwritten Zip Code Recognition with Multilayer Networks,'' (with Y. Le Cun, O. Matan, B. Boser, J. S. Denker, D. Henderson, R. E. Howard, W. Hubbard, & L. D. Jackel) Proc., IAPR 10th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Atlantic City, NJ, Vol. 2, pp. 35-40, 17-21 June 1990.

``Image Segmentation by Shape-Directed Covers,'' (with S. E. Jones & S. J. Fortune) Proc., IAPR 10th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Atlantic City, NJ, Vol. 1, pp. 820-825, 17-21 June, 1990.

``Constrained Neural Network for Unconstrained Handwritten Digit Recognition,'' (with Y. LeCun, B. Boser, J. S. Denker, D. Henderson, R. E. Howard, W. Hubbard, & L. D. Jackel) Proc., Int'l Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, Montreal, 2-3 April, 1990.

``Performance Testing of Mixed-Font, Variable-Size Character Recognizers,'' (with S. Lam), Proc., 5th Scandinavian Conf. on Image Analysis, Stockholm, SWEDEN, June 2-5, 1987.

``Components of an Omnifont Page Reader,'' (with S. Kahan & T. Pavlidis), Proc., 8th Int'l Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Paris, FRANCE, Oct. 28-31, 1986.

``Coordination Software for Robotic Workcells,'' (with E. Wells & D. Britton) Proc., IEEE Computer Society Int'l Conf. on Robotics, Atlanta, GA, 13-15 March, 1984.

``A Linear Programming Approach to Noisy Template Matching,'' (with K. Steiglitz) Proc., IEEE Computer Society Conf. on Pattern Recognition & Image Processing, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 50-57, 14-17 June, 1982.

``A Survey of Computer Aids for IC Mask Artwork Verification,'' Proc., 1977 IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits & Systems, Phoenix, Arizona, April, 1977.

``Telephone Traffic Monitoring,'' (with M. Cramer, E. Lengel, & G. Schnerr), Proc., Minicomputer Symposium, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, April, 1973


Invited Published Presentations

``Document Recognition Without Strong Models,'' Proc., IAPR 11th Int'l Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition, Beijing, China, September 18-21, 2011. Invited Conference Keynote Address' published unrefereed paper. [PaperPDF TalkPPT  TalkPDF]


Invited Unpublished Presentations

``Protecting eCommerce from Robots Impersonating Human Users,'' invited unpublished talk, Network/Computer Security Workshop (Mooi Choo Chuah, Chair), Bethlehem, PA, USA, August 4-5, 2005. [PPT]

``Document Image Analysis Research,'' invited unpublished plenary address, IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference, Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA, June 23-25, 1999.

``Impact of Standard Databases, Benchmarks, and Generative Models on Document Image Analysis,'' invited unpublished survey talk, Workshop on Empirical Evaluation Methods in Computer Vision, IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conf., Santa Barbara, CA, USA, June 23-25, 1998.

``Integrating the SRI Vision Module into an Applications Laboratory,'' invited unpublished presentation, Industrial Automation Affiliates Meeting No. 20, SRI Int'l, Menlo Park, CA, USA, 16 November 1981.

``Tutorial on Design Rule Checking Techniques,'' invited unpublished presentation, IEEE CANDE Workshop, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA, September, 1977.

``Algorithm for Determining Connectivity from Non-Orthogonal Artwork,'' invited unpublished presentation, IEEE Workshop on `Methods of Verification in Design Automation,' Michigan State University, October 8-10, 1975.


Unpublished Presentations

``Estimating Four Degrees-of-freedom from One Binary Image Using Specularly-reflected Light,'' (with M. Herman) unpublished presentation, IEEE 11th Workshop on Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 29 September 1982.

``Robot Programming Languages,'' 3-hour lecture as part of Applied Robotics for Industry course at the Center for Professional Advancement, East Brunswick, NJ, presented annually 1982-86.

In addition to these, he has been invited to give unpublished talks at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford Univ., Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Univ. Washington, Univ. Maryland, MIT, SUNY Stony Brook, Rensselaer (RPI), PACE, Purdue, SUNY Buffalo, Dartmouth College, Univ. Nebraska, Colorado School of Mines, George Washington Univ., Xerox PARC, AT&T Research, IBM Almaden Research Ctr, Microsoft Research, Daimler-Benz Research, NTT Laboratories, Sarnoff Corporation, Toshiba R&D, and CRIN/INRIA (Nancy)---among others.

 
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