[robotics-worldwide] Call for Posters: WS on Computer Vision for Humanoid Robots in Real Environments at ICCV2009

Katsu Yamane kyamane at disneyresearch.com
Tue May 26 07:58:10 PDT 2009


-------- Call for Poster Presentations --------
First IEEE Workshop on  Computer Vision for Humanoid Robots in Real
Environments
in conjunction with ICCV 2009
September 27, 2009, Kyoto, Japan

Objectives
The goal of this workshop is to bring together experts from the fields
of computer vision and robotics that are working on humanoid robots
with vision as one of the primary modalities. Topics of interest
include and are not limited to:
* Human Robot Interaction
* Grasping and Manipulation
* Learning by Demonstration
* Task Learning for Robots
* Activity Recognition and Discovery for Robot
* Humanoid Navigation in Real Environments
* Vision Devices and Systems for Robot Applications
* Application of Humanoid Robots (Indoor/Outdoor, Entertainment)
Researchers from the robotics community are particularly encouraged to
attend. This is the first attempt at a workshop that crosses from
Humanoids Research to Computer Vision Research.

Workshop Format
The workshop will consist of about six invited talks as well as open
poster presentations by the attendees. Every attendee is invited to
bring a poster describing the work to facilitate open discussions
among the attendees. ***Those who plan to present a poster are
recommended to send the title and presenter's name, affiliation and
email address to Dr. Katsu Yamane (kyamane at disneyresearch.com) by
August 31, 2009.*** This information will be used only to estimate the
number of posters and there is no review process for the workshop. The
poster format will be posted on the workshop website in early
September.

Confirmed Invited Speakers
- Minoru Asada (Osaka University)
- Masatoshi Ishikawa (University of Tokyo)
- Shunsuke Kudoh (University of Tokyo)
- Takeo Kanade (Carnegie Mellon University)
- Erhan Oztop (ATR)
- Philippe Soueres (LAAS/CNRS)

Organizers
- Irfan Essa (Georgia Tech)
- Atsushi Nakazawa (Osaka University)
- Siddhartha Srinivasa (Intel Research)
- Rahul Sukthankar (Intel Research)
- Katsu Yamane (Disney Research, Pittsburgh)

Sponsors
The workshop is partially supported by the JST-CNRS Strategic
Japanese-French Cooperative Program.

For more information, see
workshop webpage: http://humanoidscv.ime.cmc.osaka-u.ac.jp/
ICCV 2009 webpage: http://www.iccv2009.org/
or contact Dr. Yamane (kyamane at disneyresearch.com) directly.

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Katsu Yamane
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Senior Research Scientist
Disney Research, Pittsburgh
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Adjunct Associate Professor
The Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University



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