Publications

Dr Alan M. McIvor

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Nonlinear Calibration of a Laser Stripe Profiler. Optical Engineering. Volume 41, Number 1, January 2002, pp 205-212. PDF (0.5M)

Alan McIvor, Vicky Zang, and Reinhard Klette. The Background Subtraction Problem for Video Surveillance Systems. International Workshop Robot Vision 2001, Auckland, New Zealand, February 2001. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1998. pp 176-183. Postscript

Alan McIvor, Vicky Zang, and Reinhard Klette. The Background Subtraction Problem for Video Surveillance Systems. CITR Technical Report 78, Auckland University, 2000.

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Background Subtraction Techniques. IVCNZ00, Hamilton, New Zealand, November 2000. PDF (92K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Calibration of a Laser Stripe Profiler. 3DIM99, Ottawa, October 1999, pp 92-98. Postscript (648K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Laser stripe profiler calibration using nonlinear models. IVCNZ99, Christchurch, August 1999, pp 31-36. Postscript (460K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, A cubic facet based method for estimating the principal quadric. IVCNZ'98, Auckland, New Zealand, December 1998, pp 136-141. Postscript (120K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Using partial models for localising objects in range images. IVCNZ'98, Auckland, New Zealand, December 1998, pp 303-306. Postscript (280K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Peter T. Waltenberg, Recognition of simple curved surfaces from 3D surface data. ACCV98, Hong Kong, January 1998, Vol 1, pp 434-441. Postscript (334K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, An Alternative Interpretation of Structured Light System Data. DICTA/IVCNZ97, Massey University, December 1997, pp 41-46. PDF (168K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Robert J. Valkenburg, Substripe Localisation for Improved Structured Light System Performance. DICTA/IVCNZ97, Massey University, December 1997, pp 309-314. PDF (216K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, David W. Penman and Peter T. Waltenberg, Simple Surface Segmentation. DICTA/IVCNZ97, Massey University, December 1997, pp 141-146. PDF (108K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, USF Test Data Results. Industrial Research Limited Report 8710100-97-1, November 1997.

Dr Alan M. McIvor, An alternative interpretation of Structured Light System data. Industrial Research Limited Report 790, September 1997.

R. J. Valkenburg and Dr A. M. McIvor, Accurate 3D measurement using a structured light system. Image and Vision Computing, Vol 16 No 2, February 1998, pp 99-110.

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Peter T. Waltenberg, Recognition of simple curved surfaces from 3D surface data. Industrial Research Limited Report 690, March 1997.

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Robert J. Valkenburg, A Comparison of Local Surface Geometry Estimation Methods. Machine Vision and Applications, Volume 10, No 1, 1997, pp 17-26. Postscript (96K)

R. J. Valkenburg and A. M. McIvor, Accurate 3D measurement using a structured light system. In Kevin G. Harding and Donald J. Svetkoff (eds), "Three-Dimensional Imaging and Laser-Based Systems for Metrology and Inspection II", SPIE, November 1996, Boston, pp 68-80. Postscript (239k)

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Robert J. Valkenburg, Principal frame and principal quadric estimation. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Lower Hutt, August 1996, pp 55-60. Postscript (60K)

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Segmentation of 3D surface data. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Lower Hutt, August 1996, pp 79-84. Postscript (380K)

Robert J. Valkenburg and Dr Alan M. McIvor, Accurate 3-D measurement using a structured light system. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Lower Hutt, August 1996, pp 85-90. Postscript (49K)

Dr Phillip M. Ngan and Dr Alan M. McIvor, Performance analysis of two tracking methods. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Lower Hutt, August 1996, pp 197-202.

Robert J. Valkenburg and Alan M. McIvor, Accurate 3D measurement using a Structured Light System. Report 576, Industrial Research Limited, June 1996. Submitted to Image and Vision Computing, June 1996.

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Robert J. Valkenburg, A Comparison of Local Surface Geometry Estimation Methods. Report 520, Industrial Research Limited, March 1996.

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Robust 3D Surface Property Estimation. In Second Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Singapore, December 1995, pp II-275 - II-279.

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Determining Surface Geometry using Structured Light. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Lincoln, August 1995, pp 83-88.

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Robert J. Valkenburg, Calibrating a Structured Light System. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Lincoln, August 1995, pp 167-172.

Dr Alan M. McIvor and Robert J. Valkenburg, Calibrating a Structured Light System. Report 362, Industrial Research Limited, February 1995.

Robert J. Valkenburg, Alan M. McIvor, and P. Wayne Power, An evaluation of subpixel feature localisation methods for precision measurement. In International Symposium on Photonic Sensors and Control for Commercial Applications: Videometrics III. SPIE, November 1994.

Dr Alan M. McIvor, Three Dimensional Vision Applied to Natural Surfaces. Report 325, Industrial Research Limited, October 1994.

Dr A. M. McIvor, The performance of structured light systems. In Image and Vision Computing New Zealand. Massey University, August 1994.

Dr A. M. McIvor, The accuracy of range data from a Structured Light System. Report 190, Industrial Research Limited, May 1994.

Dr A. M. McIvor, Edge linking and junction preservation. In Ka Kit Fung and Athula Ginige, editors, Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, pages 772-779, Macquarie University, December 1993. Australian Pattern Recognition Society.

Dr A. M. McIvor, A fast single pass edgel extraction routine. Machine Vision and Applications, 6(4):209-214, November 1993.

Dr A. M. McIvor, Computer vision for subsea vehicle control. In Proceedings of the First New Zealand Conference on Image and Vision Computing, pages 35-42, 1993.

A. M. McIvor, Edge extraction and linking. In Proceedings of the First New Zealand Conference on Image and Vision Computing, pages 485-491, 1993.

A. M. McIvor, Subsea video enhancement. Technical report, BP International - RCS/ISE, 1992.

A. M. McIvor, Canny edge detection using VFIR-III and MaxSP-II. Technical report, BP International - RCS/ISE, 1991.

A. M. McIvor, A frame-rate Canny edge detection processor. Technical report, BP International - RCS/ISE, March 1991.

A. M. McIvor, A multi-agent framework for model based vision. Branch Report 110 324, BP International - RCS/ITRU, November 1990.

A. M. McIvor, A fast single pass edgel extraction routine. Branch Report 110 323, BP International - RCS/ITRU, November 1990.

A. M. McIvor, Fast edge recognition. Branch Report 110 322, BP International - RCS/ITRU, November 1990.

A. M. McIvor, A test of camera noise models. In British Machine Vision Conference, pages 555-559, 1990.

A. M. McIvor, OS-9 device drivers. Branch Report 123 975, BP International - RCS/ITRU, 1990.

A. M. McIvor, Another useless edge detector. Technical report, BP International - RCS/ITRU, January 1990.

A. M. McIvor, Implementing the Canny edge recognizer with Datacube image-processing hardware. OUEL Report 1786/89, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, July 1989.

A. M. McIvor, Camera noise models. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1989.

I. Reid, M. Brady, A. M. McIvor, S. Marshall, I. B. Knight, and R. C. Rixon, Range Vision and the Oxford AGV. In IARP 1st Workshop on Multi-sensor Fusion and Environment Modelling, 1989.

A. M. McIvor, Edge recognition using image-processing hardware. In Alvey Vision Conference, pages 277-280, September 1989. Also published as OUEL Report 1777/89.

A. M. McIvor, Low order FIR and IIR filters in Dynamic Vision. OUEL Report 1785/89, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, April 1989.

A. M. McIvor, Edge recognition in dynamic vision. In IEEE CVPR, pages 118-123, 1989.

A. M. McIvor, Using MaxScan in a laser range finder. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1989.

A. M. McIvor, Camera spatial resolution. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1989.

A. M. McIvor, The performance of the Canny edge detector. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1988.

J. M. Brady, A. T. Brint, J. W. Dickson, P. W. Foulkes, A. M. McIvor, and G. L. Scott, Vision and the Oxford AGV. OUEL Report 1744/88, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1988. In proceedings, ``Image Processing 88'', pp 267-286, Blenheim Online, December 1988, and ``Computer Vision for Robotics'', IEE Colloquium, January 1989.

A. M. McIvor, An analysis of Lowe's model based vision system. In Alvey Vision Conference, pages 73-78, 1988.

A. M. McIvor, Edge detection in dynamic vision. In Alvey Vision Conference, pages 141-146, 1988.

A. M. McIvor, Sensor issues in dynamic vision. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1988.

A. M. McIvor, A first cut at dynamic vision. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1988.

A. M. McIvor, Test of Lowe's hypothesis on edge density. Technical report, Oxford University Robotics Research Group, 1988.

A. M. McIvor, Datacube Users Manual, 1988. Updated in 1989, 1990, and 1991.

A. M. McIvor, Problems with the Laplacian of Gaussian edge detector. Technical report, Murray-North Partners, 1987.

A. M. McIvor, Natural low pass filter in image digitization. Technical report, Murray-North Partners, 1986.

A. M. McIvor, Automatic camera focusing as a hill-climbing problem. In National Electronics Conference (NELCON), pages 200-206, 1986.

A. M. McIvor, Edge tracking as a dynamical system. In National Electronics Conference (NELCON), pages 153-160, 1986.

A. M. McIvor, Discrete Laplacian operators. Technical report, Murray-North Partners, 1986.

A. M. McIvor, Multimicroprocessor system implementations of an edge operator. Technical report, Murray-North Partners, 1986.

A. M. McIvor, A recursive system implementation of a class of convolutions and its use in a vision algorithm. Technical report, Fisher and Paykel Research, 1985.

A. M. McIvor, A probabilistic reason for edge detection. Technical report, Fisher and Paykel Research, 1985.

A. M. McIvor, Stochastically based vision algorithms. PhD thesis, Harvard University, 1985.

A. M. McIvor, Edge Tracking as a dynamical system. Harvard Robotics Laboratory Technical Report, 1 January 1985.

A. M. McIvor, Perturbation Analysis applied to queueing networks using priority disciplines other than first-in, first-out. Technical report, Harvard University DAS/DAC, 1984.

A. M. McIvor, Local observability in a robotic vision system. Technical report, Harvard University DAS/DAC, 1984.

A. M. McIvor, Exponential formulae for robot kinematics. Technical report, Harvard University DAS/DAC, 1983.

A. M. McIvor, Controllability indices, brunovsky form and kronecker's theory of pencils. Technical report, Harvard University DAS/DAC, 1982.

A. M. McIvor, Optimal control of queues. Technical report, Auckland University TAM Dept., 1981.

A. M. McIvor, Axisymmetric free-boundary flow in porous media. Final year report, Auckland University TAM Dept., 1980.

A. M. McIvor, Waiotapu springs study. Technical Report 90, DSIR/AMD, 1980.