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Publications

The BSU Signals Laboratory has produced the publications listed below. A full list of publications by the director of this lab that includes publications not directly associated with this laboratory is available on her individual webpage.

An asterics (*) indicates the author was a BSU undergraduate student and (**) a BSU masters student.

Books and Book Chapters:

Elisa H. Barney Smith, “Chapter 1.2 – Document Creation, Image Acquisition and Document Quality,” in Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition, Eds. D. Doermann and K. Tombre, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-0-85729-858-4, June 2014.

Laurence Likforman-Sulem and E. H. Barney Smith, “Reconnaissance des Formes, Théorie et Pratique sous matlab,” Technosup Collection, Ellipses Édition Marketing, 2013.

E. H. Barney Smith, “Chapter 1.2 – Document Creation, Image Acquisition and Document Quality,” in Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition, Eds. D. Doermann and K. Tombre, Springer-Verlag, to appear.

E. H. Barney Smith, “Document Scanning,” McGraw-Hill 2005 Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Journal and Conference Papers:

2016

Kristy A Campbell, Kolton Drake, Elisa Barney Smith, “Pulse Shape and Timing Dependence on the Spike-Timing Dependent Plasticity Response of Ion-Conducting Memristors as Synapses,” Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 12/2016; 4(pt. B).

Elisa H. Barney Smith and Bart Lamiroy, “Circle Detection Performance Evaluation Revisited,” Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9657, January 2016.

2015

Elisa H. Barney Smith, Eric Maggard, Scott Line, Mark Shaw, “Quantifying Print Quality for Practice,” NIP & Digital Fabrication Conference, November 2015, pp. 157-162.

Elisa H. Barney Smith and Bart Lamiroy, “Effects of Clustering Algorithms on Typographic Reconstruction,” International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Nancy, France, August 2015.

E. H. Barney Smith, G. Fink, “Template generation from postmarks using cascaded unsupervised learning,” 3rd International Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP 2015), Nancy, France, August 2015, pp. 92-98.

2014
T. Hoang, E. H. Barney Smith, A. Tabbone, “Sparsity-based edge noise removal from bilevel graphical document images,” International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, Springer Verlag, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2014, pp. 161-179.

2013
T. Hoang, E. H. Barney Smith, A. Tabbone, “Sparsity-based edge noise removal from bilevel graphical document images,” International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, Springer Verlag, 2013.

A. Rothenbuhler**, T. Tran**, E. H. Barney Smith, V. Saxena, K. A. Campbell, “Reconfigurable Threshold Logic Gates using Memristive Devices,” Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications, Vol. 3, 2013, pp. 174-193.

2012
Elisa H. Barney Smith, Chang An, “Effect of “Ground Truth” on Image Binarization,” Proc. Document Analysis Systems, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, March 2012.

2011
L. Likforman-Sulem, J. Darbon, E.H. Barney Smith, “Enhancement of historical printed document images by combining Total Variation regularization and Non-Local Means filtering,” Image and Vision Computing, Elsevier, Vol. 29, No. 5, 2011, pp. 351-363.

Elisa H. Barney Smith, Shatakshi Goyal*, Robbie Scott*, Daniel Lopresti “Evaluation of Voting with Form Dropout Techniques for Ballot Vote Counting,” Proceedings International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Beijing, China, September 2011, pp. 473-477.

Amy Winder**, Tim Andersen, Elisa H. Barney Smith, Extending Page Segmentation Algorithms for Mixed-Layout Document Processing,” Proceedings International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Beijing, China, September 2011, pp 1245-1249.

Elisa H. Barney Smith, Daniel Lopresti, George Nagy, Ziyan Wu, “Towards Improved Paper-Based Election Technology,” Proceedings International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Beijing, China, September 2011, pp. 1255-1259.

Thai V. Hoang, Elisa H. Barney Smith, Salvatore Tabbone, “Edge Noise Removal in Bilevel Graphical Document Images Using Sparse Representation,” International Conference on Image Processing, Brussels, Belgium, September 2011, Paper #WP.PE.7.

E. H. Barney Smith and J. Darbon and L. Likforman-Sulem. “A Mask-based enhancement method for historical documents,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging – Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII, San Francisco, CA, January 2011, Volume 7874.

G. Nagy, D. Lopresti, E. H. Barney Smith, Ziyan Wu. “Characterizing Challenged 2008 Minnesota Ballots,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging – Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII, San Francisco, CA, January 2011, Volume 7874.

2010
E. H. Barney Smith. “An analysis of binarization ground truthing,” Proceedings of the 9th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Boston, MA, 9-11 June 2010, pp. 27-33.

D. Lopresti, G. Nagy, E. H. Barney Smith. “Document Analysis Issues in Reading Optical Scan Ballots,” Proceedings of the 9th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Boston, MA, 9-11 June 2010, pp. 105-112.

E. H. Barney Smith, L. Likforman-Sulem, J. Darbon, “Effect of Pre-processing on Binarization”, Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging – Document Recognition and Retrieval XVII, San Jose, CA, January 2010, Volume 7534. (pdf)

E. H. Barney Smith, “Relating Electrophotographic Printing Model and ISO13660 Standard Attributes”, Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging – Image Quality and System Performance VII, San Jose, CA, January 2010, Volume 7529.

G. Zheng**, E. H. Barney Smith, N. Rafla, T. Andersen, “2x1D Image Registration and Comparison”, Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging – Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications III, San Jose, CA, January 2010, Volume 7538.

2009
L. Likforman, J. Darbon, and E. H. Barney Smith, “Pre-processing of degraded printed documents by Non-Local means and Total Variation”, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 26-29 July 2009. DOI: 10.1109/ICDAR.2009.210

G. Nagy, B. Clifford, A. Berg, G. Saunders, D. Lopresti, and E. H. Barney Smith, “Camera-based Ballot Counter”, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 26-29 July 2009.

P. Xiu, D. Lopresti, H. Baird, G. Nagy, and E. H. Barney Smith, “Style Based Ballot Mark Recognition”, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 26-29 July 2009. DOI: 10.1109/ICDAR.2009.273

G. Nagy, B. Clifford, G. Saunders, E. H. Barney Smith, D. Lopresti and A. Berg, “Document Photography in Vitro,” Third International Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition (CBDAR2009), Barcelona, Spain, 25 July 2009, pp. 26-33.

C. McGillivary**, C. Hale**, and E. H. Barney Smith, “Noise Effects in Bilevel Document Images,” 3rd Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data (AND-09), Barcelona, Spain, 23-24 July 2009.

E. H. Barney Smith, D. Lopresti, and G. Nagy, “Mark Detection from Scanned Ballots”, Proc. Document Recognition and Retrieval XVI, San Jose, CA, January 2009.

2008
E. H. Barney Smith, D. Lopresti, and G. Nagy, “Ballot Mark Detection”, Proc. Nineteenth International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Tampa, Florida, 4-6 December, 2008. (pdf)

D. Lopresti, G. Nagy, and E. Barney Smith, “A Document Analysis System for Supporting Electronic Voting Research,” Proc. Eighth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, Nara, Japan, 16-19 September 2008, pp. 167-174.

E. H. Barney Smith, “Modeling Image Degradations for Improving OCR”, (Invited paper), Proc. 16th European Signal Processing Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, 25-29 August 2008.

D. K. Reed* and E. H. Barney Smith, “Correlating degradation models and image quality metrics,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Document Recognition and Retrieval XV, San Jose, CA, January 2008.

2007
C. Hale** and E. H. Barney Smith, & “Human Image Preference and Document Degradation Models,” International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2007, Curitiba, Brazil, September 2007.

2006
C. Scott* and E. H. Barney Smith, “An Unsupervised Fluoroscopic Analysis of Knee Joint Kinematics,” Proc. 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Imaging, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2006. DOI: 10.1109/CBMS.2006.42

E. H. Barney Smith, “PSF estimation by gradient descent fit to the ESF,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Image Quality and System Performance III, Vol. 6059, San Jose, CA, January 2006, paper #605914. (pdf)

E. H. Barney Smith and T. Andersen, “Partitioning of the degradation space for OCR training,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Document Recognition and Retrieval XIII, Vol. 6067, San Jose, CA, January 2006, paper #606705. (pdf)

2005
E. H. Barney Smith and T. Andersen, “Text Degradations and OCR Training,” International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2005, Seoul, Korea, August 2005. (pdf)

P. Garrison*, D. Davis*, T. Andersen, E. H. Barney Smith, “Study of style effects on OCR errors in the MEDLINE database,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Document Recognition and Retrieval XII, Vol. 5676, San Jose, CA, January 2005. (pdf)

J. Hopkins**, T. Andersen, “A Fourier descriptor based character recognition engine implemented under the gamera open-source document processing framework,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Document Recognition and Retrieval XII, Vol. 5676, San Jose, CA, January 2005, pp. 111-118.

2004
E. H. Barney Smith, and X. Qiu, “Statistical image differences, degradation features and character distance metrics,” International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol.6, No. 3, 2004, pp. 146-153. (pdf)
The original publication is available at springerlink.com. The copyright is owned by Springer Verlag.

M. Norris** and E. H. Barney Smith, “Printer Modeling for Document Imaging,” Proc. of the International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology: CISST’04, Las Vegas, NV, June 21-24, 2004, pp. 14-20. (pdf)

2003
H. S. Yam** and E. H. Barney Smith, “Estimating Degradation Model Parameters from Character Images,” Proc. International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2003, Edinburgh, Scotland, 3-6 August 2003, pp. 710-714. (pdf), (ps)

T. Andersen and W. Zhang**, “Features for neural net based region identification of newspaper documents,” Proc. International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2003, Edinburgh, Scotland, 3-6 August 2003, pp. 403-407.

W. Zhang** and T. Andersen, “Using artificial neural networks to identify headings in newspaper documents,” Proc. 2003 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Portland, OR, 20-24 July 2003, pp. 2283-2287.
R. Clements** and E. H. Barney Smith, “Speedup of Optical Scanner Characterization Subsystem,” Proc. SPIE Electronic Imaging, Document Recognition and Retrieval X, Vol 5010, Santa Clara, CA, January 2003, pp. 94-102. (pdf), (ps)

2002
E. H. Barney Smith and X. Qiu, “Relating statistical image differences and degradation features,” Document Analysis Symposium, Princeton, NJ, 19-21 August 2002, pp. 1-12. (pdf), (ps)

T. Andersen, “Removing decision surface skew using complementary inputs,” Proceedings of the 2002 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. IJCNN’02, Honolulu, HI, USA, 12-17 May 2002, pp. 263-267.

E. H. Barney Smith, “Uniqueness of Bilevel Image Degradations,” Proc. SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval IX, Vol. 4670, San Jose, CA, January 2002, pp. 174-180. (pdf)

2001
E. H. Barney Smith, “Scanner Parameter Estimation Using Bilevel Scans of Star Charts,” Proc. International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition 2001, Seattle, WA, 10-13 September 2001, pp. 1164-1168. DOI: 10.1109/ICDAR.2001.953968

E. H. Barney Smith, “Bilevel Image Degradations: Effects and Estimation,” Proc. 2001 Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, Columbia, MD, 23-25 April 2001, pp. 49-55. (pdf)

E. H. Barney Smith, “Estimating Scanning Characteristics from Corners in Bilevel Images,” Proc. SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval VIII, Vol. 4307, San Jose, CA, 21-26 January 2001, pp.176-183. (pdf)