[robotics-worldwide] CfP: IEEE ICRA 2009 Workshop on People Detection and Tracking

Olaf Booij O.Booij at uva.nl
Tue Dec 16 07:18:46 PST 2008


Wellicht interesant...


On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 05:49:13PM +0100, Kai Oliver Arras wrote:
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> CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
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> IEEE ICRA'09 Workshop on People Detection and Tracking
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> The full-day workshop "People Detection and Tracking" will be held  
> during the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and  
> Automation (ICRA) in Kobe, Japan, on May 12, 2009.
> 
> 
> WORKSHOP HOMEPAGE
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> http://srl.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/conferences/icra09ws
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> 
> GOAL AND SCOPE
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> As robots enter more domains in which they interact and cooperate  
> closely with humans, the capacity of machines to detect and track  
> people is becoming a key technology for many areas in robotics.  
> Socially interact with humans, understanding their activities,  
> tracking pedestrians in public or semi-public spaces or detecting  
> intruders in a surveillance scenario are examples of tasks that rely  
> on the ability to robustly detect and track people.
> 
> Recent advances in estimation theory, data association, new techniques  
> from machine learning as well as progress in sensor technology have  
> enabled us to design people detection and tracking systems with decent  
> classification rates. However, there is great demand for even more  
> robust systems, especially over a wider range of conditions, and an  
> increasing interest from industry for intelligent cars or surveillance  
> of public areas.
> 
> This workshop brings together key researchers in the domain of people  
> detection and tracking with an emphasis to unite people from the  
> vision community and the community that has mostly worked with range  
> finders. The goal is to provide a representative survey of the state- 
> of-the-art and to transfer knowledge within and across the  
> communities. We will focus primarily on theoretical aspects (see list  
> of topics) but are also interested in practical questions, e.g.,  
> pedestrian detection from mobile platforms or applications.
> 
> 
> TOPICS
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> Examples of topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
> 
>    * People detection and tracking with vision, laser and/or other  
> sensors
>    * Tracking of groups of people and/or interacting targets
>    * Probabilistic frameworks for simultaneous segmentation, detection  
> and tracking
>    * Learning and model-based approaches
>    * Advanced estimation and data association methods
>    * Advanced handling of occlusion, fragmentation, and merging
>    * Multi-hypothesis model selection methods
>    * Multi-sensor fusion/integration approaches
>    * Distributed sensors for people detection/tracking
>    * Performance metrics and evaluation of people tracking systems
>    * Practical applications: human-robot interaction, activity  
> understanding, intelligent cars, surveillance etc.
> 
> 
> INVITED SPEAKERS
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> The workshop accomodates both, talks from invited speakers and  
> contributions that went through a review process.
> 
>    * James Crowley, INRIA Grenoble, France
>    * Bernt Schiele, University of Darmstadt, Germany
>    * Josephine Sullivan, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
>    * Luciano Spinello, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
>    * Kai O. Arras, University of Freiburg, Germany (Workshop Chair)
>    * Oscar Martinez Mozos, University of Zaragoza, Spain (Workshop  
> Chair)
> 
> 
> PROGRAM COMMITTEE
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> 
>    * Kai O. Arras, University of Freiburg, Germany
>    * Wolfram Burgard, University of Freiburg, Germany
>    * Henrik Christensen, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
>    * James Crowley, INRIA Grenoble, France
>    * Tsutomu Hasegawa, Kyushu University, Japan
>    * Patric Jensfelt, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
>    * Ryo Kurazume, Kyushu University, Japan
>    * Bastian Leibe, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
>    * Ales Leonardis, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
>    * Oscar Martinez Mozos, University of Zaragoza, Spain
>    * Bernt Schiele, University of Darmstadt, Germany
>    * Roland Siegwart, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
>    * Luciano Spinello, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
> 
> 
> SUBMISSION AND IMPORTANT DATES
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> Submissions are limited to six pages, two-column IEEE style.
> 
> Send your submissions to arras (at) informatik (dot) uni-freiburg  
> (dot) de.
> 
>    * Submission deadline: February 2, 2009
>    * Notification: February 15, 2009
>    * Camera-ready version: March 1, 2009
>    * Workshop: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
> 
> 
> PROCEEDINGS AND SPECIAL ISSUE
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> The workshop proceedings will be published electronically.
> 
> There will be a special issue on people detection and tracking in the  
> Springer International Journal of Social Robotics in connection with  
> this workshop. We will issue an open call after the workshop,  
> submissions will go through a separate peer review process.
> 
> 
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