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AISB event Bulletin Item

Final CFP: IEEE Workshop on Application of Computer Vision (WACV)

*IEEE WACV *Final Call For Papers:
Abstracts Due Sept 12, Papers due Sept 15 2008

Part of the IEEE Winter Vision Meetings,
IEEE WACV.  Copper Mountain Resort Jan 7-9 2008.

* WACV Co-chairs*:  George Stockman, Suchi Bhandarkar , Wesley Snyder

Submit 6--8 page papers (IEEE 2-column format) original papers on any of
these or related topics:

    *  Industrial Inspection/Manufacturing
    *  Face Detection
    *  Face Recognition
    *  Fingerprints
    *  Biometrics Fusion
    *  Road/Traffic Analysis
    *  3D modeling
    *  Image-based Rendering for Entertainment
    *  Motion/Stereo processing/segmentation
    *  Real-time Tracking
    *  Graphics Recognition/Engineering Drawings
    *  Classification/Recognition
    *  Human Motion Analysis/Capture
    *  Document Analysis
    *  Security/Surveillance
    *  Gesture/Hand Recognition
    *  Medical Analysis
    *  Augmented Reality
    *  Performance Evaluation (of any vision application)
    *  Human-Computer Interaction
    *  Scientific Imaging Applications
    *  Visual Navigation and Station Keeping
    *  Robotics Applications
    *  Image/Video Indexing and Retrieval
    *  Vision for Entertainment
    *  Perception Aids for the Handicapped
    *  Underwater Industrial Applications

In an effort to continue to increase involvement of vision application
companies,  this year's WACV will have a "Development" abstract track
where companies (or soon to be companies) can submit a 1-2 page abstract
of their vision related product or services. These will be reviewed by a
subset of the program committee, but not held to the same
scientific/research standards of a full paper. Rather they are meant to
help introduce the community to the product or application space.  The
abstracts will be on the DVD and will get oral or poster presentations,
but will not appear in IEEE explore.

Terry Boult, Winger Vision Meetings General Chair & Local Arrangements