PRASA 2008 proceedings

Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 27-28 November 2008, Cape Town, South Africa, Edited by F. Nicolls, ISBN 978-0-7992-2350-7.

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Heuristics for State Splitting in Hidden Markov Models
Benjamin Murrell and Jules Raymond Tapamo
Binary Naive Bayesian classifiers for correlated Gaussian features: A theoretical analysis
Ewald van Dyk and Etienne Barnard
An Introduction to Diffusion Maps
J. de la Porte, B. M. Herbst, W. Hereman, and S. J. van der Walt
Ensemble Feature Selection for Hyperspectral Imagery
A. Gidudu, B. Abe, and T. Marwala
The hitchhiker's guide to the particle filter
McElory Hoffmann, Karin Hunter, and Ben Herbst
Impact Assessment of Missing Data Imputation Models
Dan Golding and Tshilidzi Marwala
A note on the separability index
Linda Mthembu and Tshilidzi Marwala
Extending DTGolog to Deal with POMDPs
Gavin Rens, Alexander Ferrein, and Etienne van der Poel
Acoustic cues identifying phonetic transitions for speech segmentation
D.R. van Niekerk and E. Barnard
Photometric modelling of real-world objects
John Morkel and Fred Nicolls
Experiments in automatic assessment of oral proficiency and listening comprehension for bilingual South African speakers
Febe de Wet, Pieter Muller, Christa van der Walt, and Thomas Niesler
Rapid 3D Measurement and Influences on Precision Using Digital Video Cameras
Willie van der Merwe and Kristiaan Schreve
Evaluating Topic Models with Stability
Alta de Waal and Etienne Barnard
Porting A Spoken Language Identification SYSTEM to a new environment
Marius Peche, Marelie Davel, and Etienne Barnard
Relationship between Structural Diversity and Performance of Multiple Classifiers for Decision Support
R. Musehane, F. A. Netshiongolwe, L. Masisi, F. V. Nelwamondo, and T. Marwala
A channel normalization for speech recognition in mismatched conditions
Neil Kleynhans and Etienne Barnard
Action Classification using the Average of Pose Changes
Janto F. Dreijer and Ben M. Herbst
Real-time surface tracking with uncoded structured light
Willie Brink
Fiducial-based monocular 3D displacement measurement of breakwater armour unit models
R. Vieira, F. van den Bergh, and B. J. van Wyk
Data requirements for speaker independent acoustic models
Jacob A. C. Badenhorst and Marelie Davel
Acoustic analysis of diphthongs in Standard South African English
Olga Martirosian and Marelie Davel
The origin of the Afrikaans pronunciation: a comparison to west Germanic languages and Dutch dialects
Wilbert Heeringa and Febe de Wet
Speect: a multilingual text-to-speech system
J. A. Louw
Homophone Disambiguation in Afrikaans
Hendrik J. Groenewald and Marissa van Rooyen
3D Phase Unwrapping of DENSE MRI Images Using Region Merging
Joash N. Ongori, Ernesta M. Meintjes, and Bruce S. Spottiswoode
Fast Calculation of Digitally Reconstructed Radiographs using Light Fields
Cobus Carstens and Neil Muller
Traffic sign detection and classification using colour and shape cues
F. P. Senekal
Hough Transform Tuned Bayesian Classifier for Overhead Power Line Inspection
Z. R. S. Gaspar, Shengzhi Du, and B. J. van Wyk
Alignment invariant image comparison implemented on the GPU
Hans Roos, Yuko Roodt, and Willem A. Clarke