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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: PIA07 - Photogrammetric Image Analysis

Call for Papers

                 PIA07 - Photogrammetric Image Analysis

                            Munich, Germany
                         September 19-21, 2007


Automated extraction of topographic objects from remotely sensed
data is an important topic of research in Photogrammetry, Remote
Sensing, and Computer  Vision. This joint conference of ISPRS
working groups I/2, III/2, III/4, III/5, and IV/3, held at
Technical University of Munich (TUM), discuss recent developments,
the potential of various data sources, and future trends both with
respect to sensors and processing techniques in automatic object
extraction. The focus of the conference lies on methodological

Workshop topics:
- Extraction of 2D and 3D topographic objects (buildings,
    roads,  vegetation, etc.) from terrestrial, air- or
    space-borne sensors (cameras, LiDAR, SAR)
- Semi-automated and automated algorithms for update, change
    detection, quality control, and their evaluation
- Multi-scale and -modality object extraction, representation,
    and analysis
- Multi-frequency SAR, polarimetric InSAR, multi-pulse and
    full waveform LiDAR
- Sensor orientation and calibration
- Surface modeling and reconstruction
- Temporal behavior of objects including velocity estimation
- Learning and statistics for object extraction
- Sensor and data fusion including information from GIS and CAD

Organized by:
- ISPRS WG   I/2  SAR and LIDAR Systems
- ISPRS WG III/2  Surface Reconstruction
- ISPRS WG III/4  Automatic Image Interpretation for City-Modelling
- ISPRS WG III/5  Road Extraction and Traffic Monitoring
- ISPRS WG  IV/3  Automated Geo-Spatial Data Acquisition and Mapping

Conference Chairs:
- Uwe Stilla (Technische Universitaet Muenchen)
- Helmut Mayer (Bundeswehr University Munich)
- Franz Rottensteiner (University of Melbourne)
- Christian Heipke (Leibniz Universitaet Hannover)

Programme committee:
- Richard Bamler (DLR, Oberfaffenhofen)
- Joachim Ender (FGAN-FHR, Wachtberg)
- Wolfgang Foerstner (University of Bonn)
- Paolo Gamba (University of Pavia)
- Chris McGlone (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)
- Norbert Haala (University of Stuttgart)
- Christian Heipke (Leibniz Universitaet Hannover)
- Olaf Hellwich (Technical University Berlin)
- Stefan Hinz (Technische Universitaet Muenchen)
- Jie Jiang (National Geomatics Center of China)
- Boris Jutzi (FGAN-FOM, Ettlingen)
- Helmut Mayer (Bundeswehr University Munich)
- Franz Meyer (University of Alaska, Fairbanks)
- Bryan Mercer (Intermap Technologies Corp., Calgary)
- Kian Pakzad (Leibniz Universitaet Hannover)
- Nicolas Paparoditis (IGN / MATIS, St. Mande)
- Franz Rottensteiner (University of Melbourne)
- Daniel Scharstein (Middlebury College)
- Uwe Soergel (Leibniz Universitaet Hannover)
- Uwe Stilla (Technische Universitaet Muenchen)
- Charles Toth (Ohio State University, Columbus)

Paper Submission:
Prospective authors are invited to submit a full paper
of maximum 6 pages. These papers will undergo a rigorous
double blind review process. Accepted papers will be
published as printed proceedings in the IAPRS series as
well as on CD labeled as "Part A". The type of presentation
(oral or interactive) will be decided by the program committee
and will be dependent upon the subject of the paper and the
way it fits to the overall program.

Authors who intend to present application oriented work that
is in particular suitable for interactive presentation may
submit an extended abstract. In case of acceptance by the
program committee, these authors are invited to submit a
full paper which will be published on CD with a separate
label ("Part B").

All authors have to be registered before July 15 to warrant
publication of their paper.

Important dates:
- Submission of full papers               March 31, 2007
- Submission of camera ready manuscripts  July 15,  2007
- Early registration deadline             July 15,  2007

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Uwe Stilla, Helmut Mayer, Franz Rottensteiner, Christian Heipke