[robotics-worldwide] Call for Participation: ICRA 2011 Workshop on Semantic Perception, Mapping and Exploration (SPME 2011)

Dirk Holz holz at ais.uni-bonn.de
Thu May 5 05:56:47 PDT 2011

Call for Participation

ICRA 2011 Workshop on 
Semantic Perception, Mapping and Exploration (SPME 2011)
Shanghai, China

Time: Monday, May 9th, full-day. Location: Room 5A.

The organizers invite you to attend the ICRA 2011 Workshop on Semantic
Perception, Mapping and Exploration (SPME 2011). This full-day workshop
will consist of seven contributed paper presentations, two invited talks
and an open panel discussion to encourage discussion and exchange of
ideas between participants.

Workshop program:

8:45    Welcome

Invited talk: Gary Bradski 
[Title to be announced]

Sven Albrecht, Thomas Wiemann, Martin Guenther and Joachim Hertzberg
"Matching CAD Object Models in Semantic Mapping"

Invited Talk: Andrzej Pronobis and Patric Jensfelt
"Building and exploiting semantic maps"

10:30   Coffee break

Kai Zhou, Karthik Mahesh Varadarajan, Andreas Richtsfeld, Michael
Zillich and Markus Vincze
"From holistic scene understanding to semantic visual perception: A
vision system for mobile robot"

Karthik Mahesh Varadarajan and Markus Vincze
"Functional Room Detection and Modeling using Stereo Imagery in Domestic

12:00   Lunch break

Gert Kootstra, Niklas Bergstroem and Danica Kragic
"Gestalt Principles for Attention and Segmentation in Natural and
Artificial Vision Systems"

Tucker Hermans, James M. Rehg and Aaron Bobick
"Affordance Prediction via Learned Object Attributes"

Georg Arbeiter, Martin Haegele and Alexander Verl
"Field of view dependent registration of point clouds and incremental
extraction of table-tops using time-of-flight cameras"

15:30   Coffee break

Nico Blodow, Lucian Cosmin Goron, Zoltan-Csaba Marton, Dejan Pangercic,
Thomas Ruehr, Moritz Tenorth and Michael Beetz
"Inferring Generalized Pick-and-Place Tasks from Pointing Gestures"

Panel Discussion (open to public) and Closing Remarks (by organizers)

For more details, please see the workshop website at

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