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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: AVSS 2007 - IEEE Int. conference on Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance - special sessions

http://www.avss2007.org

AVSS 2007 - IEEE Int. conference on Advanced Video and Signal-based
Surveillance
London, United Kingdom, 5-7 September 2007

Paper submission deadline: 15 March 2007

*** NEW *** AVSS 2007 will include 8 Special Sessions
* 3D face recognition - Organizer: Ioannis Kakadiaris, University of
Houston
* i-LIDS bag and vehicle detection challenge - Organizer: Paul Hosmer,
Home Office Scientific Development Branch
* Industrial special session - Organizer: Li-Qun Xu, BT
* Vision-based gesture and human action recognition - Organizers:
Ioannis Patras, QMUL; Edwin Hancock, The University of York
* Video systems for retail applications - Organizer: Andrew Senior, IBM
T.J. Watson Research Center
* Wireless sensor surveillance - Organizer: Rong Zheng, University of
Houston
* Video tracking in complex scenes - Organizer: Fatih Porikli,
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
* Multimodal signal understanding for surveillance - Organizer:
Ching-Yung Lin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Special sessions submission guidelines available at
http://www.avss2007.org

*** NEW *** The dataset for the AVSS 2007 i-LIDS bag and vehicle
detection Challenge is available for download at
http://www.elec.qmul.ac.uk/staffinfo/andrea/avss2007_d.html


AVSS is the IEEE conference series on video and signal based
surveillance. AVSS is a forum of reference for the field and has a
tradition of participation from the worlds of research, industry, and
relevant government agencies. AVSS welcomes contributions in traditional
disciplines such as signal processing, image and video processing, audio
processing, pattern recognition, and computer vision, and it also gives
unique emphasis to cross-disciplinary and visionary papers. High-quality
contributions are sought on underlying theory, methods, systems, and
applications. The list of topics of interest includes, but is not
limited to:

- Sensors and early vision; Infrared imaging; 3D vision for surveillance
applications; Omnidirectional vision;
- Multi-sensor/distributed data fusion; Heterogeneous sensor processing;

- Sensor networks for surveillance applications; Multi-camera
calibration;
- Motion detection and object tracking; Object-background segmentation;
Statistical methods and learning;
- Object classification and recognition; Video analysis and event
recognition; Gesture and action recognition;
- Activity monitoring; Interaction modelling; Behaviour analysis;
Pattern recognition for surveillance applications;
- Face detection and recognition;
- Performance evaluation of surveillance systems;
- Audio surveillance;
- Visualization tools for surveillance applications; Perceptual
interfaces;
- Image and video archival and retrieval; Digital watermarking;
- Threat assessment; Chemical/biological signal processing; Bio-inspired
cognitive surveillance;
- Civilian applications; Military applications; Hardware and software
architectures.

Further information: http://www.avss2007.org