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CfP: 4th Projector-Camera Systems (ProCams) Workshop, with CVPR 2007


CfP: 4th Projector-Camera Systems (ProCams) Workshop, with CVPR 2007

*** CVPR 2007 ProCams Workshop CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ***

4th Projector-Camera Systems (ProCams) Workshop
With IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2007
June 18, 2007, Minneapolis, MN

There continues to be growing interest in systems that combine 
projection technology with computer vision. Examples include 
automatically calibrated display walls, interactive display surfaces, 
intelligent environments and performance art. A characteristic of these 
systems is their ability to passively sense an environment in support of 
real-time control of projected light. Research in this area spans a 
number of disciplines including computer vision, computer graphics, HCI 
and display technologies. In particular, the theory and techniques used 
by researchers in the area are related, sometimes complementarily, to 
traditional computer vision techniques employed in stereo-camera and 
gesture recognition systems. The goal of this workshop is to bring 
researchers from these different areas together and continue fostering a 
common research community by examining common research problems and open 

Workshop topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the 
following areas:

   Automatic detection of projector, camera and surface characteristics
   Multi-view geometry applied to projectors and cameras
   Geometric and photometric calibration
   Radiometric compensation
   Novel user-interfaces
   People sensing
   Environment modeling
   Immersive and interactive displays
   Application experiences
   Architecture of projector-camera systems
   Computer vision in the presence of projected information
   Steerable projectors
   Virtual keyboards
   Novel applications
   Projector-camera-based art
   Historical or cultural exploration/preservation
   Projector-camera supported computational photography

ProCams 2007 will be the fourth such workshop. ProCams 2003 was 
collocated with ICCV in Nice (http://www.procams.org/procams2003/), 
ProCams 2005 was held with CVPR in San Diego 
(http://www.procams.org/procams2005/), and ProCams 2006 was held with 
CVPR in New York http://www.procams.org/procams2006).

This year's workshop will consist of invited talks, peer-reviewed 
technical presentations, and poster presentations. In addition, we are 
planning a combined technical demonstration/artistic exhibit session.  
Please see http://www.procams2007.org/ for complete submission 
instructions.  Note that we will ask authors to explicitly commit to 
personally attend the workshop to present accepted submissions, or to 
arrange for a suitable replacement presenter.

We encourage the submission of technical papers up to eight pages for 
oral presentation. If your paper could be accompanied by a hands-on 
demonstration, we encourage you to also submit a separate technical 
demonstration proposal (see below). Paper submissions not accepted for a 
full oral presentation might be offered the opportunity for a poster 

   Email: papers@ProCams2007.org

We invite the submission of two-page proposals for technical or 
art-related poster presentations. Posters might describe recently 
completed work, work in progress, or publicly presentable ideas for 
unimplemented and/or unusual systems or applications.

   Posters Chair: Ruigang Yang (University of Kentucky)
   Email: posters@ProCams2007.org

We invite proposals for technical and artisic demonstrations during the 
planned demonstration/exhibit session. Researchers with accepted 
demonstrations may be awarded a limited grant to help defray related 
expenses. Awards will be based on needs and available funds.

   Demo Chair: Rahul Sukthankar (Intel Research and Carnegie Mellon)
   Email: demos@ProCams2007.org

   Papers: March 22, 2007 (midnight EST)
   Posters: April 23, 2007
   Technical and Artistic Demonstrations: April 23, 2007

   Oliver Bimber, Bauhaus-University Weimar
   Nelson L. Chang, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories     
   Email: general@ProCams2007.org

   Mark Ashdown (University of Tokyo, Japan)
   Paul Beardsley (Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, USA)
   Margrit Betke (Boston University, USA)
   Oliver Bimber (Bauhaus University, Germany)
   Mark Bolas (University of Southern California, Fakespace Labs, USA)
   Tat-Jen Cham (University of Singapore, Singapore)
   Nelson Chang (HP Labs, USA)
   Han Chen (IBM Research, USA)
   Jeremy Cooperstock (McGill University, Canada)
   Niranjan Damera-Venkata (HP Labs, USA)
   Jan-Michael Frahm (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
   Anselm Grundhfer (Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany)
   Mark Hereld (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)
   Perry Hoberman (University of Southern California, USA)
   Masahiko Inami (University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
   Christopher Jaynes (University of Kentucky)
   Kok-Lim Low (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
   Aditi Majumder (University of California, Irvine, USA)
   Claudio Pinhanez (IBM Research, USA)
   Ramesh Raskar (Mistubishi Electric Research Labs, USA)
   Peter Robinson (University of Cambridge, UK)
   Yoichi Sato (University of Tokyo, Japan)
   Rahul Sukthankar (Intel Research and Carnegie Mellon, USA)
   Rajeev Surati (Scalable Display Technology, USA)
   Kar-Han Tan (Epson Research and Development, USA)
   Jeroen van Baar (Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, USA)
   Luiz Velho (IMPA, Brazil)
   Greg Welch (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
   Gordon Wetzstein (University of British Columbia, Canada)
   Ruigang Yang (University of Kentucky, USA)
   Li Zhang (Columbia University, USA)