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Tuesday 12 January
9.00 Preconference Workshop
One Day Workshop on Performance Characterization and Benchmarking of Vision Systems at Hotel "Reina Isabel"
20.30 Reception
Welcome Reception invited by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's Town Council
Wednesday 13 January
8.15 Registration
9.00 Official Openning
9.30 Invited Session 1
"An Expectation-based, Multi-focal Saccadic Vision System for Vehicle Guidance - (EMS-Vision)"
E.D. Dickmanns. Institut für Systemdynamik und Flugmechanik, Munich, Germany.
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Session 1: Computer Vision Systems
"An Interactive Computer Vision System, DyPERS: Dynamic Personal Enhanced Reality System"
B. Schiele, N. Oliver, T. Jebara and A. Pentland. Media Lab, MIT, USA.
"Using Computer Vision to Control a Reactive Computer Graphics Character in a Theatre Play"
C. Pinhanez and A. Bobick. Media Lab, MIT, USA.
"SASSY: A Language and Optimising Compiler for Image Processing on Reconfigurable Computer Systems"
J. P. Hammes, B. A. Draper, and A. P. Willem Böhm. Colorado State University, USA.
"Simulation and Scheduling of Real-Time Computer Vision Algorithms"
F.Torres, F.A. Candelas and S.T. Puente from University of Alicante, Spain and, L.M. Jiménez, C. Fernández and R.J. Agulló from University Miguel Hernández, Spain
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Session 2: Vision for Navigation
"Integrating Vision Based Behaviours with an Autonomous Robot"
C. Schlegel, J. Illmann, H. Jaberg, M. Schuster, and R. Wötz. Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing, Ulm, Germany.
"Topological Maps for Visual Navigation"
J. Santos-Victor from Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, Instituto Superior Technico, Lisbon, Portugal and, R. Vassallo and H. Schneebeli from Universidade Federal do Spíritu Santo, Vitoria/ES, Brazil.
"Vision-aided Outdoor Navigation of an Autonomous Horticultural Vehicle"
B. Southall and B. F. Buxton from University College, London, UK and, T. Hague and J.A. Marchant from Silsoe Research Institute, UK.
16.00 Coffee
16.20 Session 3: Visual Tracking
"Real Time Maintenance of Figure Ground Segmentation"
P. Nordlund and J.-O. Eklundh. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
"An Integrated Framework for Robust Real Time 3D Object Tracking"
M. Vincze, M. Ayromlou and W. Kubinger. Institute of Flexible Automation, Vienna University of Technology, Austria.
"Face Tracking and Coding for Video Compression"
W. E. Vieux from University of Oklahoma, USA and, K. Schwerdt and J.L. Crowley from Lab. GRAVIR-IMAG, Grenoble, France.
"Tracking People in a Railway Station during Rush-Hour"
E. Prassler, J. Scholz from Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing, Ulm, Germany and, A. Elfes from Automation Institute Informatics Technology Center (CTI), Brazil.
18.20 End of Session
Thursday 14 January
9.15 Invited Session 2
"Development of Vision Guided Autonomous Systems: Interaction of Real-Time Vision and Control"
T. Kanade. Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
10.15 Coffee
10.45 Session 4: Knowledge Based Methods/Systems I
"Multi Level Integration of Vision ans Speech Using Bayesian Networks"
S. Wachsmuth, H. Brant-Pook, G. Socher, F. Kummert and G. Sagerer. University of Bielefeld, Germany.
"A Bayesian Computer Vision System for Modelling Human Interactions"
N. Oliver, B. Rosario and A. Pentland. Media Lab, MIT, USA.
"Action Reaction Learning: Automatic Visual Analysis and Synthesis of Interactive Behaviour"
T. Jebara and A. Pentland. Media Lab, MIT, USA.
"A Generic Model for Perception-Action Systems - Analysis of a Knowledge Based Prototype"
D. Hernández-Sosa, J. Lorenzo-Navarro, M. Hernández-Tejera, J. Cabrera-Gámez, A. Falcón-Martel, and J. Méndez-Rodríguez. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Session 5: Knowledge Based Methods/Systems II
"Active Knowledge-Based Scene Analysis"
D. Paulus, U. Ahlrich, B. Heigl, J. Denzlerm J. Hornegger and H. Niemann. Erlangen-Nurnberg University, Germany.
"Experience in Integrating Image Processing Programs"
M. Thonnat, S. Moisan and M. Crubézy. INRIA, France.
"Integration of Vision and Decision Making in an Autonomous Airborne Vehicle for Traffic Surveillance"
S. Coradeschi, L. Karlsson, and K. Nordberg. Linköping University, Sweden.
16.00 Coffee
16.30 Session 6: Architectures
"A Hierarchical Architecture for Robotic Manipulation Tasks"
Z. Dodds, M. Jägersand and G. Hager from Yale University, USA, and K.Toyama from Microsoft Research, USA.
"Optimal Image Processing Architecture for Active Vision Systems"
P. Krautgartner and M. Vincze. Institute of Flexible Automation, Vienna University of Technology, Austria.
"Reactive Computer Vision System with Reconfigurable Architecture"
D. Benitez and J. Cabrera. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
"MEPHISTO: A Modular and Extensible Path Planning System using Observation"
P.Steinhaus, M. Ehrenmann and R. Dillmann. Institute of Process Control and Robotics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
18.20 End of Session
Friday 15 January
9.15 Invited Session 3
"Analysis of Medical Images Based on Physics Models"
M. Brady. Oxford University, UK.
10.15 Coffee
10.45 Session 7: Active Vision
"DESEO: An Active Vision System for Detection, Tracking and Recognition"
M. Hernández, J. Cabrera, M. Castrillón, A. Domínguez, C. Guerra, D. Hernández and J. Isern. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
"Playing Domino: A Case Study for an Active Vision System"
M. Bollmann, R. Hoischen, M. Jesikeiwicz, C. Justkowski and B. Mertsching. University of Hamburg, Germany.
"Improving 3D Active Visual Tracking"
J. Barreto, P. Peixoto, J. Batista and H. Araujo. Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
"Surveillance System Based on Detection and Tracking of Moving Objects Using CMOS Imagers"
J. E. Santos-Conde, A. Teuner and B. J. Hosticka from Fraunhofer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Germany and, S.-B. Park from Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, München, Germany.
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Session 8: 3D Modelling
"3-D Modelling and Robot Localization from Visual and Range Data in Natural Scenes"
C. Parra, R. Murrieta-Cid, M. Devy, and M. Briot. LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France.
"Ascender II: A visual framework for 3D reconstruction"
M. Marengoni, A. Hanson and E. Riseman. University of Massachusetts, USA and, C. Jaynes from University of Kentucky, USA.
"Hybrid Approach for the Construction of Triangulated 3D Models of Building Interiors"
E. Wolfart, V. Sequeira, J.G.M. Goncalves from European Commission Joint Research Centre, ISPRA, Italy and, K. Ng, S. Butterfield and D. Hoog University of Leeds, UK.
"On Camera Calibration for Scene Model Acquisition and Maintenance using and Active Vision System"
R. Young and J. Matas and J. Kittler. University of Surrey, UK.
16.15 Coffee
16.35 Session 9: Object Recognition
"ADORE: Adaptive Object Recognition"
B. A. Draper, J. Bins, and K. Baek. Colorado State University, USA.
"Object Recognition for a Grasping Task by a Mobile Manipulator"
S. Jonquières, M. Devy, F. Huynh, and M. Khatib. LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France.
17.30 Closing Ceremony
20.30 Official Dinner
Saturday 16 January
9.30 Nice Trip to the Center of the Island
Beautiful views of the warm nature of the island. Lunch is included.
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