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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: European Conference on Computer Vision ECCV 2008

ECCV 2008 - the 10th European Conference on Computer Vision will be
held in Marseille, France. ECCV is a selective single-track
conference on computer vision comprising the highest quality,
previously unpublished, papers.

Contributions are sought on new and original research on any aspect
of computer vision.  Possible topics include, but are not limited

Sensors and Early Vision
Color and Texture
Segmentation and Grouping
Motion and Tracking
Stereo and Structure from Motion
Image-Based Modeling
Illumination and Reflectance Modeling
Shape Representation

Object Recognition
Video Analysis and Event Recognition
Face and Gesture
Statistical Methods and Learning
Performance Evaluation
Applications, including Medical Image Analysis
Image and Video Retrieval

Each paper will receive 3 double blind reviews, which will then be
moderated by a committee of area chairs.  In submitting their
manuscript to ECCV 2008, authors acknowledge that no paper of
substantially similar content has been or will be submitted to
another conference or workshop during the ECCV 2008 review
period. Notice that the deadline is later than for previous
ECCVs to give a greater time gap between CVPR and ECCV

For further information regarding submission of papers please
visit the ECCV 2008 homepage:

Please note the submission website is now open.

In addition to the main scientific program, the conference
will include Tutorials, Workshops, Demonstrations, and
Industrial Exhibitions. Tutorials will provide clear
introduction, advanced explanations, and concise synthesis
of topical subjects. Workshops will provide a forum to present
latest results in detail to specialized communities.
Please submit proposals for Workshops,
Demonstrations, and Exhibitions to the appropriate
chair, using the detailed information on the website.

Important dates:

Paper submission                      17th March 2008
Acceptance notification               19th June 2008
Camera-ready papers                   Mid-July 2008
Conference                            12th-18th October 2008

Main conference  13-16 Oct 2008