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ProCams 2007: call for poster and demo submissions


*** CVPR 2007 ProCams Workshop: Call for Poster/Demo Submissions ***

4th International Workshop on Projector-Camera Systems (ProCams 2007)
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 (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.


The deadline for technical paper submissions has passed.  We invite poster and demo submissions.


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 are limited to 2-pages and should describe innovative and emerging ideas in the area of projector-camera systems. Accepted poster papers will require that at least one author attends the workshop to present the poster in an open poster session.  Submissions can be up to 2 pages in length. They should be "camera ready" PDF files (only) with full author names and affiliations (reviews are not blind), prepared in the CVPR format.  Authors can provide supplementary material, such as videos, in a single archive file (zip or tgz) that is limited to 30MB.  Poster submissions should be emailed directly to the Posters Chair by April 23, 2007.

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 submissions consist of a two-page PDF summary in CVPR camera-ready format.  The summary should list authors and affiliations (reviews are not blind) and can optionally include a URL to a website or video describing the demo in greater detail.  The demo summary for accepted demos will be included in the ProCams Workshop Proceedings, optionally with videos (packaged in a single zip or tgz archive file).  Demo submissions should be emailed directly to the Demo Chair by April 23, 2007.

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

    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 (Nanyang Technological University, 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)