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Similarity-preserving hashing is a widely-used method for nearest neighbour search in large-scale image retrieval tasks. For most existing hashing methods, an image is first encoded as a vector of hand-engineering visual features, followed by another separate projection or quantization step that generates binary codes. However, such visual feature vectors(More)
This paper presents a new approach to real-time human detection and tracking in cluttered and dynamic environments by integration of RGB and depth data. We introduce the notion of Point Ensemble Image, which fully encodes both RGB and depth information from a virtual plan-view perspective, and we reveal that human detection and tracking in 3D space can be(More)
We propose a novel approach to automatic detection and tracking of people taking different poses in cluttered and dynamic environments using a single RGB-D camera. The original RGB-D pixels are transformed to a novel point ensemble image (PEI), and we demonstrate that human detection and tracking in 3D space can be performed very effectively with this new(More)
This study was designed to investigate the effect of w007B, a newly synthesized derivative of honokiol, on MCAO reperfusion, and its therapeutic time window and related mechanisms in rats. Neurological deficit scores, infarct size and brain water content were measured after 24 h reperfusion following 2 h ischemia. The results showed that w007B (10 and 50(More)
The mechanism of human cognition and its computability provide an important theoretical foundation to intelligent computation of visual media. This paper focuses on the intelligent processing of massive data of visual media and its corresponding processes of perception, memory, and judgment in cognition. In particular, both the human cognitive mechanism and(More)
Bcl-2 family of proteins consists of both pro-apoptotic and anti-apoptotic members that control cellular apoptosis. They predominantly reside in the mitochondria and control the release of apoptotic factors from the mitochondria to the cytosol by regulating its membrane potential and opening the PT (permeability transition) pore. Here we report(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke is one of the most common disorders among the elderly. A practical problem in stroke rehabilitation systems is that how to separate motor imagery patterns from electroencephalographic (EEG) recordings. There is a sharp decline in performance of these systems when classical algorithms, such as Common Spatial Pattern (CSP), are directly(More)
PURPOSE To determine the effect of Y27632, a Rho-kinase inhibitor on aqueous outflow facility, flow pattern, and juxtacanalicular tissue (JCT)/trabecular meshwork (TM) morphology in human eyes. METHODS Sixteen enucleated human eyes were perfused with PBS plus glucose (GPBS) at 15 mm Hg to establish the baseline outflow facility. Six eyes were perfused for(More)