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AISB event Bulletin Item

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

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

*** CVPR 2007 ProCams Workshop 2nd 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 issues.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 (, ProCams 2005 was held with CVPR in San Diego (, and ProCams 2006 was held with CVPR in New York

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 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 presentation.


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)

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)

   	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

	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)