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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: IEEE Motion08, Submission Deadline Extended

Note the submission deadline has been changed to Sept. 24th.
For more information, visit

IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing (WMVC)

January 8-9, 2008, Copper Mountain, Colorado

Sponsored by IEEE PAMI  and to be held in conjunction with IEEE Workshop on 
Application of Computer Vision (WACV)

With the ubiquitous presence and availability of video data and its increasing 
importance in many applications including security, television, entertainment, 
and Internet, it becomes increasingly important to perform image analysis and 
understanding from the video imagery.    Following the success of its 
predecessors, this workshop is aimed at providing a forum for computer vision 
researchers to share and demonstrate their latest research in motion, video 
analysis, video computing and related areas, and to explore future directions 
and applications in video and motion analysis.    Like the previous workshops 
on motion and video analysis, this workshops program will feature high quality 
double-blind reviewed papers and posters, invited talks, panel discussions, and 
demonstrations. The theme of this workshop will be video data interpretation 
and understanding. While papers addressing the traditional topics such as 
optical flow estimation, segmentation, structure from motion, and motion 
estimation will continue to be solicited, they must clearly demonstrate how 
they advance the state of the art with quantitative comparisons with existing 
methods. For this workshop, we especially welcome papers addressing the issue 
of video analysis for interpretation and understanding.  Article submissions 
are sought on novel advances to state of the art in the areas of (not limited 

    * Distributed multi-sensor and multitarget detection and tracking
    * Human activity recognition
    * Gesture and Gait analysis recognition
    * Performance evaluation of video understanding systems
    * Video activity modeling and recognition using graphical models
    * Video retrieval
    * Video for surveillance and biometrics
    * Video event detection and recognition
    * Extraction of Semantics from Video

Papers should be submitted electronically via the workshop website at and follow the instructions there.  They 
should not include any information that would indicate the author's identity 
(references to authors' previous work should be left blank).

Important dates
    Papers Due Sept 24
    Papers decision Oct 26
    Camera Ready copy due December 1, 2007

General Chair
  Takeo Kanade

Program Chairs
   Visvanathan Ramesh
   Qiang Ji

Program Committee
   J.K. Aggarwal
   Haizhou Ai
   Horst Bischof
   Francois Bremond
   Lisa Brown
   Rama Chellappa
   Guoliang Fan
   Shaogang Gong
   Dmitry Gorodnichy
   Graeme Jones
   Anthony Hoogs
   Dimitrios Markis
   Dimitri Metaxas
   Jiebo Luo
   Ramakant Nevatia
   Nikos Paragios
   Fatih Porikli
   Stefano Soatto
   Tienu Tan
   Peng Wang
   Yongmian Zhang
   Ying Zhu