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Publications

Here are all of my publications sorted chronologically (most recent first). Please see my Research Projects page to see them grouped by topic.

You are also welcome to visit my Google Scholar profile.


J. Howard, B. Morse, S. Cohen, and B. Price, Depth-based patch scaling for content-aware stereo image completion, in Proceedings IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, March 2014.


P. Niedfeldt, B. Carroll, J. Howard, R. Beard, B. Morse, and S. Pledgie, Enhanced UAS surveillance using a video utility metric, Unmanned Systems, vol. 1, September 2013.

J. Abbott and B. Morse, Interactive depth-aware effects for stereo image editing, in Proceedings 3DV, June 2013.

S. Ogden and B. Morse. Automatic content-based temporal alignment of image sequences with varying spatio-temporal resolution. In Proceedings IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, January 2013.


B. Morse, J. Howard, S. Cohen, and B. Price. PatchMatch-based content completion of stereo image pairs. In Proceedings 3D Image Modeling, Processing, Visualization, and Transmission, October 2012. [Best paper award]

B. S. Morse, D. Thornton, and M. A. Goodrich, Color anomaly detection and suggestion for wilderness search and rescue. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, March 2012.


Oliver Nina, Bryan S. Morse, and William A. Barrett. A recursive Otsu thresholding method for scanned document binarization. In IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), January 2011.


B. Price, B. Morse, and S. Cohen. Color adjacency modeling for improved image and video segmentation. In Proceedings International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), August 2010.

L. Lin, M. Roscheck, M. A. Goodrich, and B. S. Morse. Supporting wilderness search and rescue with integrated intelligence: Autonomy and information at the right time and the right place. In Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Special Track on Integrated Intelligence, July 2010.

P. Niedfeldt, R. Beard, B. Morse, and S. Pledgie. Integrated sensor guidance using probability of target identification. In American Control Conference, June 2010.

B. Price, B. Morse, and S. Cohen. Geodesic graph cut. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2010.

B. Price, B. Morse, and S. Cohen. Simultaneous foreground, background, and alpha estimation for image matting. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2010.

B. Morse, C. Engh, and M. Goodrich. Aerial video coverage quality maps and prioritized indexing. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE RAS International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, March 2010.


M. A. Goodrich, B. S. Morse, C. Engh, J. L. Cooper, and J. A. Adams. Towards using UAVs in wilderness search and rescue: Lessons from field trials. Interaction Studies, 10(3), November 2009.

D. J. Kennard, W. B. Lund, and B. S. Morse. Improving historical research by linking digital library information to a global genealogical database. In JCDL '09: Proceedings of the 9th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, pages 255-258, June 2009.

B. Price, B. Morse, and S. Cohen. LIVEcut: Learning-based interactive video segmentation by evaluation of multiple propagated cues. In IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), October 2009.

N. Toronto, B. Morse, D. Ventura, and K. Seppi. Super-resolution via recapture and Bayesian effect modeling. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2009.

S. Brown, B. Morse, and W. Barrett. Interactive part selection for mesh and point models using hierarchical graph-cut. In A. A. Gooch and M. Tory, editors, Proceedings of the Graphics Interface 2009 Conference, pages 23-30, May 2009.

J. A. Adams, C. M. Humphrey, M. A. Goodrich, J. L. Cooper, B. S. Morse, C. Engh, and N. Rasmussen. Cognitive task analysis for developing UAV wilderness search support. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 3(1):1-26, 2009.


N. Rasmussen, D. R. Thornton, and B. S. Morse. Enhancement of unusual color in aerial video sequences for assisting wilderness search and rescue. In IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), October 2008.

B. S. Morse, D. Gerhardt, C. Engh, M. A. Goodrich, N. Rasmussen, D. Thornton, and D. Eggett. Application and evaluation of spatiotemporal enhancement of live aerial video using temporally local mosaics. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pages 1–8, June 2008.

M. A. Goodrich, B. S. Morse, D. Gerhardt, J. L. Cooper, J. Adams, C. Humphrey, and M. Quigley. Supporting wilderness search and rescue using a camera-equipped mini UAV. Journal of Field Robotics, 25(1–2):89–110, January 2008.


N. Toronto, B. Morse, D. Ventura, and K. Seppi. The Hough transform’s implicit Bayesian foundation. In IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), volume IV, pages 377–380, September 2007.

B. Morse, D. Thornton, Q. Xia, and J. Uibel. Image-based color schemes. In IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), volume III, pages 497–500, September 2007.

N. Rasmussen, B. Morse, and C. Taylor. A fixed-wing mini-UAV system for aerial search operations. In AIAA GNC: Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, August 2007.

D. Hubbard, B. Morse, C. Theodore, M. Tischler, and T. McLain. Performance evaluation of vision-based navigation and landing on a rotorcraft unmanned aerial vehicle. In WACV ’07: Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision. IEEE Computer Society, February 2007.

T. Arnold and B. S. Morse. Interactive image repair with assisted structure and texture completion. In WACV ’07: Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision. IEEE Computer Society, February 2007.

J. Merrell, D. Ventura, and B. Morse. Clustering streaming music via the temporal similarity of timbre. In MUSIC-AI 2007: International Workshop on Artificial Intel ligence and Music, January 2007.


D. T. Chen, B. S. Morse, B. Lowekamp, and T. S. Yoo. Hierarchically partitioned implicit surfaces for interpolating large point set models. In M.-S. Kim and K. Shimada, editors, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Geometric Modeling and Processing, GMP 2006, volume 4007 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 553-562, Berlin, July 2006. Springer-Verlag.

K. L. Steele, P. K. Egbert, and B. S. Morse. Histogram matching for camera pose neighbor selection. In Third International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT ’06), pages 153-160. IEEE Computer Society Press, June 2006.


B. S. Morse, W. Liu, T. S. Yoo, and K. Subramanian. Active contours using a constraint-based implicit representation. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pages 285–292. IEEE Computer Society Press, June 2005.

N. Toronto, D. Ventura, and B. Morse. Edge inference for image interpolation. In Proceedings IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, pages 1782-1787, August 2005.


B. Morse, W. Liu, and L. Otis. Empirical analysis of computational and accuracy tradeoffs using compactly supported radial basis functions for surface reconstruction. In SMI'04:Proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Modeling & Applications, pages 358-361, June 2004.


T. C. Howard and B. S. Morse. Interactive level-set smoothing for photo editing. In IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, pages 1057-1060, September 2003. (This work was also presented as a technical sketch at SIGGRAPH 2002.)


B. S. Morse and D. Schwartzwald. Image magnification using level-set image reconstruction. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pages 333-340. IEEE Computer Society Press, December 2001.

B. S. Morse, T. S. Yoo, D. T. Chen, P. Rheingans, and K. R. Subramanian. Interpolating implicit surfaces from scattered surface data using compactly supported radial basis functions. In SMI ’01:Proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Modeling & Applications, pages 89-98. IEEE Computer Society Press, May 2001.

X. Yu, B. S. Morse, and T. W. Sederberg. Image reconstruction using data-dependent triangulation. IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, 21(3):62–68, March 2001.

T. S. Yoo, B. S. Morse, K. R. Subramanian, P. Rheingans, and M. J. Ackerman. Anatomic modeling from unstructured samples using variational implicit surfaces. In Proceedings of Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR 2001), Jan. 2001.


B. B. Hansen and B. S. Morse. Multiscale image registration using scale trace correlation. In IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pages 2202-2209. IEEE Computer Society Press, June 1999.

B. Morse, J. Wilkes, and P. Egbert. Hough transform assisted rectangle extraction. In Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (SIP), 1999.

B. Morse, T. Howard, S. Larson, M. Bastian, and E. Mortensen. Color quantization and dithering gamuts. In Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (SIP), 1999.

S. Yu, M. J. Clement, Q. Snell, and B. Morse. Parallel algorithm and processor selection based on fuzzy logic. In HPCN Europe ’99: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on High-Performance Computing and Networking, volume 1593 of Lecture Notes In Computer Science, pages 440–449. Springer-Verlag, April 1999.

M. J. Clement, G. M. Judd, B. S. Morse, and J. K. Flanagan. Performance surface prediction for wan-based clusters. Journal of Supercomputing, 13(3):267-281, 1999.


B. S. Morse and D. Schwartzwald. Isophote-based interpolation. In IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), pages 227-231, October 1998.

B. S. Morse. Analysis of the interpolation error between multiresolution images. In IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), pages 213-216, October 1998.

B. Morse and B. Hansen. Scale trace correlation. In International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST), 1998.

B. Morse, D. Ashton, and M. Bastian. A Bayesian exclusionary rule for Hough transforms. In Proceedings International Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Image Processing (CVPRIP), Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 1998.

E. Sokolowsky, C. Songer, B. Morse, and P. Egbert. User-assisted localized line segment extraction using the Hough transform. In Proceedings International Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Image Processing (CVPRIP’98), Joint Conference on Information Sciences, 1998.

S. M. Pizer, B. S. Morse, D. Eberly, and D. S. Fritsch. Zoom-invariant vision of figural shape: The mathematics of cores. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 69(1):55-71, January 1998.

B. S. Morse, S. M. Pizer, D. T. Puff, and C. Gu. Zoom-invariant vision of figural shape: Effects on cores of image disturbances. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 69(1):72-86, January 1998.

M. Clement, S. Yu, Q. Snell, and B. Morse. Parallel algorithms for image convolution. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Paral lel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA), July 1998.

M. Clement, B. Morse, G. Judd, and J. Peterson. Performance surface analysis of WAN-based clusters. In Proceedings of the 31st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, volume 7, pages 564-573, January 1998.


M. J. Clement, B. S. Morse, J. K. Flanagan, W. Wei, and P. Crandall. The chordal spoke ATM interconnection network. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA), pages 1249-1258, June 1997.

C. Duncan, M. Clement, and B. Morse. Simulation and analysis of credit- and rate-based switch interoperability in an ATM network. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Telecommunications Systems, pages 265-269, March 1997.


C. A. Burbeck, S. M. Pizer, B. S. Morse, D. Ariely, G. S. Zauberman, and J. Rolland. Linking object boundaries at scale: A common mechanism for size and shape judgements. Vision Research, 36(3):361-372, 1996.


D. Eberly, R. Gardner, B. Morse, S. Pizer, and C. Scharlach. Ridges for image analysis. Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, 4(4):353–373, 1994.

A. Liu, S. M. Pizer, D. H. Eberly, B. S. Morse, J. G. Rosenman, E. L. Chaney, E. Bullitt, and V. Carrasco. Volume registration using the 3D core. In R. A. Robb, editor, Visualization in Biomedical Computing, volume 2359, pages 217-226. SPIE, Sept. 1994.

S. M. Pizer, C. A. Burbeck, J. M. Coggins, D. S. Fritsch, and B. S. Morse. Object shape before boundary shape: scale-space medial axes. Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, 4(3):303-313, July 1994.

B. S. Morse, S. M. Pizer, and C. A. Burbeck. General shape and specific detail: Context-dependent use of scale in determining visual form. In C. Arcelli, L. Cordella, and G. S. di Baja, editors, Aspects of Visual Form Processing, pages 374-383. World Scientific, 1994.

D. Fritsch, S. Pizer, B. Morse, D. Eberly, and A. Liu. The multiscale medial axis and its applications in image registration. Pattern Recognition Letters, 15:445-452, 1994.

B. S. Morse, S. M. Pizer, and D. S. Fritsch. Robust ob ject representation through object-relevant use of scale. In SPIE Medical Imaging, pages 10-–115, 1994.


B. S. Morse, S. M. Pizer, and A. Liu. Multiscale medial analysis of medical images. In H. H. Barrett and A. F. Gmitro, editors, Information Processing in Medical Imaging XIII (IPMI’93), volume 687 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 112-131. Springer-Verlag, 1993. In revised form in Image and Vision Computing, vol. 12, pages 327–338, July 1994.

S. Pizer, C. Burbeck, D. Fritsch, B. Morse, A. Liu, S. Murthy, and D. Puff. Human perception and computer image analysis of ob jects in images. In Proceedings of the Conference of Australian Pattern Recognition Society (DICTA), 1993.

S. M. Pizer, D. S. Fritsch, B. S. Morse, D. H. Eberly, and A. Liu. Multiscale medial axis approaches for object definition and registration in medical images. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Volume Image Processing (VIP’93), pages 1–4. Dept. of Radiology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, Stichting Computer Vision Research SCVR, 1993.


E. N. Mortensen, B. S. Morse, W. A. Barrett, and J. K. Udupa. Adaptive boundary detection using ’live-wire’ two-dimensional dynamic programming. In IEEE Proceedings of Computers in Cardiology, pages 635-638, October 1992.


W. A. Barrett and B. S. Morse. A relaxation algorithm for segmentation of the endocardial surface from cine CT. In IEEE Proceedings of Computers in Cardiology, pages 95-98, September 1989.

Research Projects

Current Students

  • Ryan Hintze (M.S.)
  • Jessica Greenland (M.S.)
  • Steven Dawson (B.S.)
  • Joshua Nielsen (B.S.)

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