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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: S3D (Search in 3D) 2008

S3D (Search in 3D) 2008: Call for Papers
The S3D Workshop will be held in conjunction with CVPR 2008 at
the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska,
on June 27, 2008.

Papers in the workshop program must describe high-quality, original research.
Topics of interest include all aspects of, and areas related to,
the following:

-3D shape features for matching;  3D similarity measures;
-3D segmentation;  3D object detection;
-3D scene recognition; 3D human activity recognition and monitoring;
-Search based on range data; Search in multi-view (implicit 3D) video;
-Searching 3D panoramic image databases, potentially for mobile
    navigation and localization;
-Efficient search and matching in 3D image databases, including search
    based on partial view of objects;
-Search driven by 3D information extracted from video, such as 3D motion
    segmentation, optic flow, and other vision characteristics;
-Measuring perceptual relevance of retrieval;
-Machine learning in search;
-Analysis of search parameters, for example using historical knowledge of
    prior search, e.g. using VisTrails in search;
-Applications: Online browsing for heritage, tourism and e-commerce,
    autonomous navigation, security and surveillance, mobile navigation.

Important Dates
Paper Submission Deadline: March 15, 2008
Decisions announced:       April 20, 2008
Submission of Final Paper: May 1, 2008
Workshop date:             June 27, 2008

Paper Submission
All submissions will be handled electronically. Submission instructions
will be posted on the conference website ( in
due course. Reviewing will be double-blind. In submitting a manuscript to S3D,
authors acknowledge that no paper substantially similar in content has been
or will be submitted to another conference or workshop during the review

Post Conference Research Meetings and Tours
In addition to the main workshop program, post-conference research meetings
and tours in the Canadian mountain parks (Banff/Jasper, Alberta) will  
be arranged,
sponsored in part by Castle Rock Research and iCORE. Through these additional
meetings we will aim to produce common datasets and benchmarks,  
summary statements
from different groups, and description of application areas.