[robotics-worldwide] Thematic Session on Computer Vision in Robotics - Porto (Extended Abstracts due April 6th)

Luis Paulo Reis lpreis at fe.up.pt
Fri Apr 3 01:38:24 PDT 2009


(Apologies for cross-posting)

International ECCOMAS Thematic Conference VipIMAGE 2009 - II ECCOMAS
THEMATIC CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL VISION AND MEDICAL IMAGE
PROCESSING, Thematic Session on Computer Vision in Robotics

14-16th October 2009, FEUP, Porto, Portugal

http://paginas.fe.up.pt/~vipimage/Sessions/VipIMAGE2009_ThematicSession_CV_R
obotics.pdf

Abstract submission deadline extended to 6th April

Proceedings book published by the Taylor & Francis Group, as happened  
with VipIMAGE 2007 (ISBN: 9780415457774) - Indexed by ISI Web of  
Knowledge.

We would appreciate if you could distribute this information by your
colleagues and co-workers.

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Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce the deadline for abstract submission to the
Thematic Session on Computer Vision in Robotics to be held on the II
ECCOMAS THEMATIC CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL VISION AND MEDICAL IMAGE
PROCESSING (VipIMAGE 2009) to April 6 (http://paginas.fe.up.pt/~vipimage).

Possible Topics (not limited to):

- Autonomous robots
- AI approaches to computer vision
- Color vision for Robotics
- Geometrical models of robotic scenes
- Image analysis and scene understanding for robotics
- 3D vision in robotics
- Motion analysis, visual navigation and active vision in Robotics
- Multi-camera sensing and Multi-target tracking applications in Robotics
- Real-time vision systems
- Robot perception and vision systems
- Self-localization using vision
- Sonar and acoustical imaging
- Soccer robot's vision

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Publications:

The proceedings book is going to be published by the Taylor & Francis
Group, as happened with VipIMAGE 2007 (ISBN: 9780415457774).

The organizers will encourage the submission of extended versions of
the accepted papers to related International Journals; in particular
for special issues dedicated to the conference.

One possibility already confirmed is the International Journal for
Computational Vision and Biomechanics (IJCV&B).

As what happened with VipIMAGE 2007, the organizers are going to edit
a book to be published by SPRINGER (ISBN: 978-1-4020-9085-1), under
the Computational Methods in Applied Sciences series, with invited
works from the most important ones presented in the conference.

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Awards:

"best paper award" and "best student paper award" are going to be
given to the author(s) of two papers presented at the conference,
selected by the Organizing Committee based on the best combined marks
from the Scientific Committee and Session Chairs.


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Important dates:

- Submission of extended abstracts: April 6, 2009 (extended)
- Lectures and Final Papers: June 15, 2009

We are looking forward to see you in Porto next October.

Kind regards,
Luís Paulo Reis
António J. R. Neves
Armando J. Pinho
Armando Sousa

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