Center for Perceptual Systems

J.K. Aggarwal


J.K. Aggarwal



Dr. Aggarwal is Director of the Computer and Vision Research Center (CVRC) which is devoted to the analysis and understanding of images, signals and data, and to the development of the computer resources required to accomplish these tasks. Research objectives include the development of computational models, algorithms, and architectures for computer vision. Current Center activities include projects in automatic target recognition and automatic recognition of human motion and interactions. Dr. Aggarwal is the Cullen Trust For Higher Education Endowed Professor In Engineering No. 2.


“Tracking Human Motion in a Structured Environment Using a Distributed Camera System”, IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 2, No. 11, November 1999 (with Qin Cai).

“Human Motion Analysis: A Review”, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 73, No. 3, March 1999, pp. 428-440 (with Qin Cai).

“Parallel image component labeling for target acquisition,”Journal of Optical Engineering - special issue on Target Acquisition, Vol. 37 , No. 7,July 1998, pp. 2078-2090 (with Vipin Chaudhary).

“Cooperative Matching Paradigm for the Analysis of Stereo Image Sequences,” Intl. Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Vol. 9, pp.192-200 (1998) (with Wen-Hung Liao).

“Non-rigid Motion Analysis: Articulated and Elastic Motion”, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 70, No. 2, May 1998, pp. 142-156.(with Q. Cai, W. Liao and B. Sabata).

“Moving Obstacle Detection from a Navigating Robot,” IEEE Trans. Robotics & Automation, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 404-416, June 1998 (with DineshNair).

“Object Recognition and Performance Bounds,” Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Image Analysis and Processing, pp. 343-360, Edited byAlberto Del Bimbo, Springer Verlag, 1997.

“Mobile Robot Navigation and scene modeling using stereo fish eye lens system,” Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 10, pp. 159-173, 1997(with Shishir Shah).

“Line Correspondences from Cooperating Spatial and Temporal Grouping Processes for a Sequence of Images”, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 67, No. 2, August 1997, pp. 186-201 (with Yuh-lin Chang).

"The Reconstruction of Dynamic 3D Structures of Biological Objects Using Stereo Microscopic Images," Machine Vision Applications, 9, 1997, pp.166-178 (with W. H. Liao and S. J. Aggarwal,).

"Physics-Based Integration of Multiple Sensing Modalities for Scene Interpretation," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 85, No. 1, January 1997, pp.147-163 (with N. Nandhakumar).

“Pattern Category Assignment by Neural Networks and Nearest Neighbors Rule: A Synopsis and a Characterization,” in Studies in Pattern Recognition (A Memorial to the late Professor King-Sun Fu), H. Freeman, Ed., World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, 1996 (with A. Mitiche).

"A Comparative Study of Three Paradigms for Object Recognition -- Bayesian Statistics, Neural Networks, and Expert Systems," Advances in Image Understanding (a Festschrift for Azriel Rosenfeld), K. Bowyer and N. Ahuja, Eds., IEEE Computer Society Press, 1996, pp. 241-262 (with J. Ghosh, D. Nair and I. Taha).

"Software for Parallel Computing -- A Perspective," in Parallel Computing: Paradigms and Applications, Albert Y. Zomaya, Ed., International Thomson Computer Press, 1996, pp. 357-375 (with Pratap Chillakanti).

"Analysis of Left Ventricle Motion," in Recent Developments in Computer Vision, Springer-Verlag, S. Z. Li, D. P. Mital, E. K. Teoh and H. Wang, Eds., 1996, pp. 43-58 (with Wen-Hung Liao and S. J. Aggarwal).

"Modeling Structured Environments Using Robot Vision," in Recent Developments in Computer Vision, S. Z. Li, D. P. Mital, E. K. Teoh and H.Wang, Eds., Springer-Verlag, 1996, pp. 113-128 (with Shishir Shah).

"Intrinsic Parameter Calibration for a (High Distortion) Fish Eye Lens Camera with Distortion Model and Accuracy Estima–tion," PatternRecognition, Vol. 26, No. 11, 1996, pp. 1-14 (with Shishir Shah).

"Pattern Category Assignment by Neural Net–works and Nearest Neighbors Rule," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 10, No., 5, 1996, pp. 1-16 (with Amar Mitiche).

"Surface Correspondence and Motion Compu–tation from a Pair of Range Images," Computer Vision and Image Un–derstanding, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 232-250, March 1996 (with Bikash Sabata).

"Mobile Robot Self-Location Using Model-Image Feature Correspondence," IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 12, No. 1,February 1996, pp. 63-77 (with Raj Talluri).

"Integrated Analysis of Thermal and Visual Images for Scene Interpretation," in Multisensor Integration and Fusion for Intelligent Machines and Systems, Ren C. Luo and Michael G. Kay, Eds., Ablex Publishing Corp., NJ, 1995, pp. 375-406 (with N. Nandhakumar).

"Representing and Estimating 3-D Lines," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 28, No. 8, August 1995, pp. 1181-1190 (with Yuh-lin Chang).

"Dynamic Disparity Search: A novel computational stereo framework for scenes containing narrow occluding objects," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 17, No. 7, July 1995, pp. 719-724 (with Umesh Dhond).

"Robot Self-Location Using Visual Reasoning Relative to a Single Target Object," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 28, No. 2, February 1995, pp.125-134 (with Michael Magee).

"Parallel Processing Methodologies for Image Processing and Computer Vision," in Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics, Vol. 87, Peter W. Hawkes, Ed., Academic Press, 1994, pp. 259-300 (with S. Yalamanchili).

"On Supporting Rule-Based Image Interpretation Using a Distributed Memory Multicomputer," in Parallel Processing for Artificial Intelligence, L. Kanal, et al., Editors, Elsevier Science Publishers, B.V., 1994, pp. 21-44 (with C. C. Chu and J. Ghosh).

"Hypergraph Based Feature Matching in a Sequence of Range Images," in Time Varying Image Processing and Moving Object Recognition, 3, V.Cappellini, Editor, Elsevier, 1994, (with B. Sabata) pp. 45-56.

"FCM and FCHM Multiprocessors for Computer Vision," IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E-77-D, No. 11, 1994, pp.1291-1301 (with Myung Sunwoo).

"Unified Modeling of Non-Homogeneous 3-D Objects for Thermal and Visual Image Synthesis," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp.1303-1316, October 1994 (with N. Nandhakumar and S. Karthik).

"Manipulations of octrees and quadtrees on multiprocessors," Int. J. Pattern Recognition & Artificial Intelligence, Special Issue on Parallel Image Processing, Vol. 8, No. 2, April 1994, pp. 439-455 (with V. Chaudhary, K. Kumari, and P. Arunachalam).

"The Convergence of Fuzzy Pyramid Algorithms," J. Mathematical Imaging and Vision , Vol. 4, 1994, pp. 291-302 (with B. Sabata and F. Arman.

"Fusion of Color and Geometric Information," in Multisensor Fusion for Computer Vision, J. K. Aggarwal, Editor, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1993 (with X. Lebegue and D. C. Baker), pp.213-237.

"The Issues, Analysis and Interpretation of Multisensor Images," in Multisensor Fusion for Computer Vision, J. K. Aggarwal, Editor, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1993 (with C.C. Chu), pp. 37-62.

"Position Estimation Techniques for an Autonomous Mobile Robot - A Review," in The Handbook of Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, C. H. Chen, L. F. Pau, and P. S. P. Wang, Editors, World Scientific Publishing Co., Inc., Singapore, 1993, pp. 769-801 (with R. Talluri).

"CAD-Based Object Recognition in Range Images Using Pre-compiled Strategy Trees," in Three-Dimensional Object Recognition Systems, A. K. Jain and P. J. Flynn, Editors, Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, 1993, pp. 115-134 (with F. Arman).

"Significant Line Segments for an Indoor Mobile Robot," IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 9, No. 6, December 1993, pp. 801-815. (with Xavier Lebegue).

"The Integration of Image Segmentation Maps Using Region and Edge Information," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 15, No. 12, December 1993, pp. 1241-1252 (with Chen-Chau Chu).

"A Sliding Memory Plane Array Processor," IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 1993, pp. 601-612, (with M.Sunwoo).

"Image/Map Correspondence for Mobile Robot Self-Location Using Computer Graphics," IEEE Trans. on PAMI, Special Issue on 3D Modeling in Image Analysis and Synthesis, Vol. 15, No. 6, 1993, pp. 597-601, (with R. Talluri).

"CAD-Based Vision: Object Recognition in Cluttered Range Images Using Recognition Strategies," CVGIP: Image Understanding, Vol. 58, No. 1, 1993, pp. 33-48 (with F. Arman).

"Segmentation of 3D Range Images Using Pyramidal Data Structures," CVGIP: Image Understanding, Vol. 57, No. 3, 1993, pp. 373-387 (withB. Sabata and F. Arman).

"Calibrating a Mobile Camera's Parameters," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1993, pp. 75-88 (with Y. L. Chang and X. Lebegue).

"A Generalized Scheme for Mapping Parallel Algorithms," IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1993, pp.328-346 (with Vipin Chaudhary).

"Model-Based Object Recognition in Dense-Range Images--A Review," ACM Computing Surveys, Vol. 25, No. l, March 1993 (with F. Arman).

"A Flexibly Coupled Hypercube Multiprocessor for High Level Vision," Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 5, pp. 127-138, Spring 1992 (withMyung H. Sunwoo).

"Multisensory Computer Vision," Advances in Computers, Volume 34, Edited by M. C. Yovits, Academic Press, Inc., pp. 59-111, 1992 (with N.Nandhakumar).

"Sensors and Sensor Fusion," Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence, 2nd Edition, Edited by S. C. Shapiro, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp. 1511-1526, 1992 (with Y. F. Wang).

"Position Estimation for an Autonomous Mobile Robot in an Outdoor Environment," IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 8, No. 5,pp. 573-584, 1992 (with R. Talluri).

"Applying Perceptual Organization to the Detection of Man--made Objects in Non-Urban Scenes," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp.835-853, August 1992 (with Hong-Qian Lu).

"Analysis of Video Image Sequences Using Point and Line Correspondences," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 1065-1084, 1991 (with Y.F. Wang and N. Karandikar).

"Estimation of Motion from a Pair of Range Images: A Review," Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 309-324,November 1991 (with Bikash Sabata).

"The Interpretation of Laser Radar Images by a Knowledge-Based System," Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 4, pp. 145-163, 1991 (withChen-Chau Chu).

"A Cost-Benefit Analysis for a Third Camera for Stereo Correspondence," International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 39-58,1991 (with Umesh R. Dhond).

"VisTA--An Image Understanding Architecture," Parallel Architectures and Algorithms for Image Understanding," V. K. Prasanna Kumar, Ed., Academic Press, Inc., pp. 121-154, 1991 (with M. H. Sunwoo).

"Sensor Data Fusion in Robotic Systems," Control and Dynamic Systems: Advances in Theory and Applications, Volume 39: Advances in Robotic Systems, Part 1 of 2, Edited by C. T. Leondes, Academic Press, Inc., pp. 435-462, 1991 (with Y. F. Wang).

"Matching Aerial Images to 3-D Terrain Maps," IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol 12, No. 12, December 1990, pp.1138-1149, (with Jeffrey J. Rodriguez).

"Flexibly Coupled Multiprocessors for Image Processing," Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 115-129, October 1990 (with Myung Sunwoo).

"Image Segmentation Using Laser Radar Data," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 569-581, 1990 (with C.C. Chu and N. Nandhakumar).

"Pyramid-Based Image Segmentation Using Multisensory Data," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 583-593, 1990 (with H. Asar and N.Nandhakumar).

"Segmentation and Analysis of Multi-Sensor Images," Machine Vision for Three-Dimensional Scenes, Edited by Herbert Freeman, Academic Press, Inc., pp. 267-300, 1990.

"A Phenomenological Approach to Thermal and Visual Sensor Fusion," Highly Redundant Sensing in Robotic Systems (NATO ASI Series F: Computer and Systems Sciences, Vol. 58), Edited by Julius T. Tou and Jens G. Balchen, Springer Verlag, pp. 87-101, 1990 (with N.Nandhakumar).

"Parallelism in Computer Vision: A Review," Parallel Algorithms for Machine Intelligence and Vision, Edited by Vipin Kumar, P.S. Gopalakrishnan, and Laveen N. Kanal, Springer-Verlag, pp. 271-309, 1990 (with Vipin Chaudhary).

"Multisensor Fusion for Automatic Scene Interpretation," Analysis and Interpretation of Range Images, Edited by R.C. Jain and A.K. Jain, Springer-Verlag, pp. 339-361, 1990 (with N. Nandhakumar).

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