Publications

P.E. Robinson, A.L. Nel, “Foreground segmentation in atmospheric turbulence degraded video sequences to aid in background stabilization”, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 25, No. 6, November 2016. DOI: 10.1117/1.JEI.25.6.063010 – Project Page

S.T. Marais, A.L. Nel, P.E. Robinson, “Reflex assisted walking for a hexapod robot”, PRASA-Robmech conference, 2016.

P. Lindeque, A.L. Nel, P.E. Robinson, “Measurement of digital photographic image quality: Survey of psychophysics Just Noticeable Threshold Difference method”, 6th IASTED Conference on Modelling and Simulation (AfricaMS), 2016

N. Harvey, A.L. Nel, “Arachnid-inspired kinesthesia for legged robots”, PRASA-Robmech conference, 2015.

P. Manyere and A.L. Nel, “Algorithm Performance Indexing through Parallelism”, International Conference on Computing, Communication and Security, 2015.

W.J. Shipman, D. Chetty and A.L. Nel, “Towards effective and rapid registration of SEM images and micro-CT scans with commodity graphics processing hardware”, 21st General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA), 2014.

C.J.F. Reyneke, P.E. Robinson, A.L. Nel, “Comparison of Background Subtraction Techniques Under Sudden Illumination Changes”, Proceedings of the Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA), 2014.

S. Marais, A.L. Nel, “Visual Features in Varying Illumination for Enhancing SLAM in the Mining Environment”, Proceedings of the Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA), 2014.

P. Erasmus, T. Ho, Y. Roodt, “Optical Character Recognition using Minutiae based feature detection”, SATNAC conference, Sept 2014.

W.J. Shipman, “Using multiple graphics processing units to register X-ray micro-CT and SEM/EDX images obtained from a copper ore”, NECSA Imaging with Radiation National Conference and Workshop, Sept. 2013.

W.J. Shipman, A.L. Nel, D. Chetty, “A multi-GPU implementation of diffusion operators within 3D volumes,”, IEEE AFRICON, 2013.

Mawafo JCT, Clarke WA, Robinson PE, “Identification of Facial Features on Android Platforms”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), 2013.

P.E. Robinson, Y. Roodt, “Blind deconvolution of gaussian blurred images containing additive white gaussian noise”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), 2013, pp. 1092-1097.

W.J. Shipman, A.L. Nel, D. Chetty, J.D. Miller, C.L. Lin, “The application of machine learning to the problem of classifying voxels in X-ray microtomographic scans of mineralogical samples”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), 2013.

B.Z. de Villiers, W.A. Clarke, P.E. Robinson, “Mean shift object tracking with Occlusion Handling”, Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, November 2012, pp 192-199.

P.E. Robinson, W.J. Lau, “Adaptive Multi-Scale Retinex algorithm for contrast enhancement of real world scenes”, Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, November 2012, pp 60-67.

P.E. Robinson, Y. Roodt, A.L. Nel, “Gaussian blur identification using scale-space theory,” Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, November 2012, pp 54-59.

Y. Roodt, P.E. Robinson, A.L. Nel, “Robust single image noise estimation from approximate local statistics”, Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2012, pp 47-53.

P.A. Crous, J.E. van Zyl, Y. Roodt, “The potential of graphical processing units to solve hydraulic network equations”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 2012, pp 603 – 612.

C.H.V.V. Ramana, W.A. Clarke, W. Jayaramudu, R. Sadiku, S.S. Ray, “Dielectric Properties of Polycarbonate Coated Natural Fabric Grewia tilifolia”, International conference on Recent Advancements in Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering (IConRAEeCE ‘11), 2011, pp 1-4.

M.A. Kumar, B.R. Murthy, C.H.V.V. Ramana, W.A. Clarke, K.V. Madhav, “Capacitance Measured with Integrated Instruments”, International conference on Recent Advancements in Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering (IConRAEeCE ‘11), 2011, pp. 109 – 112

N.A. Latha, B.R. Murthy, C.H.V.V. Ramana, W.A. Clarke, K.V. Madhav, V.S. Kumar, “Design and Development of A Microcontroller Based System for the Measurement of Blood Pressure”, International conference on Recent Advancements in Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering (IConRAEeCE ‘11), 2011, pp 131-135.

B.J. de Villiers, Y. Roodt, H. Roos, W.A. Clarke, “Stationary region predictor using a stationary camera”, SATNAC conference, 2011.

J.J. de Villiers, Y. Roodt, A.L. Nel, “Eye detection in complex environments using Gabor filters”, SATNAC conference, 2011.

N. Kiewiet, Y. Roodt, H. Roos, W.A. Clarke, “ Automated Surveillance and Detection of Foreign Stationary Objects”, IEEE Africon, 2011, pp 1-6.

N. Kiewiet and W.A. Clarke, “Detection of Moving Objects from Moving Platform”, SATNAC conference, 2011.

P.E. Robinson and W.A. Clarke, “Mitigation of Atmospheric Turbulence Distortions in Long Range Video Surveillance”, SAIEE Africa Research Journal, Vol 102, No 1, 2011.

C.H. Hardy and A.L. Nel, “Cloud detection via multispectral clustering of SERVIR1 EDMETSAT images”, SPIE, Sept. 2010

Y. Roodt, H. Roos, W. Clarke, “Text segmentation and recognition in unconstrained imagery”, Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2010.

J. Liebstien, A. Findt, A.L. Nel, “Efficient texture classification using local binary patterns on a processing unit”, Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2010

V. Lee, Y. Roodt, W. Clarke, “A new adaptive colourization filter for Video decompression” , Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2010

P.E. Robinson, W. Clarke, “Sharpening and Contrast enhancement of atmospheric turbulence degraded video sequences”, Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2010

J. van der Merwe, W. Clarke, “An examination of weighted cost aggregation methods for local stereo matching”, Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2010

J. Jordaan, W. Clarke, “Detecting Scene Obstruction in a Monocular Industrial Computer Based Vision System”, Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2010.

W.J. Shipman, Y. Roodt and F. du Plessis, “Characterization of a Small Helicopter UAV’s Main Rotor Blade through Image Processing”, Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2009.

B. Andrews, Y. Roodt and J. Meyer, “Attitude Determination By Means of Machine Vision Techniques for Application to Navigation Systems”, Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2009

H. Roos, Y. Roodt and W.A. Clarke, “Alignment invariant image comparison implemented on the GPU” , Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2008.

Y. Roodt and W.A. Clarke, “A GPU-customized visual hull reconstruction algorithm for Real-time applications”, Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2008.

P.E. Robinson and W.A. Clarke, “Comparison of Principal Component Analysis and Linear Discriminant Analysis for Face Recognition”, IEEE Africon, 2007

Y. Roodt, W. Visser and W.A. Clarke, “Image Processing on the GPU: Implementing the Canny Edge Detection Algorithm”, Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2007

W. Visser, Y. Roodt and W.A. Clarke, “A Marker-free Visual Based Interfacing Device for Menu Driven Systems”, Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 2007

W. Visser, Y. Roodt and W.A. Clarke, “Design Considerations for a Visual-Based Interfacing Device for Telco Operation”, SATNAC Conference, 2007.