FREEMAN, HERBERT / Computer science / Researchers

International Center for Scientific Research


Computer science / FREEMAN, HERBERT


State of New Jersey Professor of Computer Engineering

Research interests

Computer graphics, Computerized cartography, Image processing, Machine vision, Pattern recognition.

Current Research Projects
Computerized Cartography
1. Automated Labeling of Soil Survey Maps
2. Automated Text Placement for Census Maps
3. Automated Cartographic Text Placement
4. General Computerized Cartographic Research


Y. Tan and H. Freeman, "The surface-attribute probe: a 'smart' tool for 3-D object recognition," Proc. IAPR/IEEE Workshop on Visual Behaviors, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1994.

H. Freeman, M. Pandya, and A. Vedula, "Automatic Labeling of Area Features in Soil Survey Maps," Proc. 9th GRASS Conference, Reston, VA March 1994.

Y. Tan and H. Freeman, "Use of the Surface-Attribute Probe for 3-D Object Characterization," Proc. 12th Int'l. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, vol 1, pp. 264-8, IEEE Computer Society Press, October 1994.

H. Freeman, "On the Automated Labeling of Maps," (invited paper) in Shape, Structure and Pattern Recognition, D. Dori and A. Bruckstein, eds., World Scientific Pub., Singapore, 1995, pp. 432-42.

Y. Tan and H. Freeman, "The surface-attribute probe - an 'active-vision' approach to 3-D object characterization," Pattern Recognition, 29, (4), 1996, pp. 549-563.

H. Freeman, S. Marrinan, and H. Chitalia, "Automated Labeling of Soil Survey Maps," Proc. ASPRS/ACSM Convention, vol. 1, 1996, pp. 51-59.

H. Freeman, "Boundary Encoding Revisited," chapt. in Advances in Image Understanding, Kevin Bowyer and Narendra Ahuja, eds., IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA, 1996.

I. Pinto and H. Freeman, "The Feedback Approach to Cartographic Areal Text Placement," in Advances in Structural and Syntactical Pattern Recognition, A. Rosenfeld, P. Perner, and P. Wang, eds., Springer, Berlin 1996, 341-50.

S. Chen and H. Freeman, "Characteristic-View Modeling of Curved-Surface Solids," Int'l. Jour. Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 10, (5), August 1996, 537-560.

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