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VISAPP is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

The International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications aims at becoming a major point of contact between researchers, engineers and practitioners on the area of computer vision application systems. Three simultaneous tracks will be held, covering all different aspects related to computer vision, from Image Analysis to Image Understanding, including Motion Analysis and Stereo Vision.
We welcome papers describing original work in any of the areas listed below. Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques as well as general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Paper acceptance will be based on quality, relevance to the conference themes and originality. The conference program will include both oral and poster presentations.
Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as technical tutorials, dedicated to technical/scientific topics, are also envisaged. Companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in lecturing a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat.

Conference Areas

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:



  • › Early Vision and Image Representation
  • › Surface Geometry and Shape
  • › Feature Extraction
  • › Segmentation and Grouping
  • › Time-Frequency Analysis
  • › Wavelet Analysis
  • › Statistical Approach
  • › Structural and Syntactic Approach
  • › Fractal and Chaos Theory in Image Analysis
  • › Image Registration
  • › Video Analysis
  • › Image Shape Analysis


  • › Recognition and Indexing
  • › Cognitive & Biologically Inspired Vision
  • › Cognitive Models for Interpretation, Integration and Control
  • › Object, Event and Scene Recognition, Retrieval and Indexing
  • › Human Activity Recognition
  • › Face and Expression Recognition
  • › Gesture and Pose Recognition
  • › Visual Learning
  • › Pattern Recognition in Image Understanding
  • › Data Mining in Pattern Recognition
  • › 2D and 3D Scene Understanding
  • › Localization and Recognition of 3D Object Features
  • › Recognizing 3-D Object Shapes from Range Data
  • › Applied Visual Perception (colour appearance, spatial vision, and other aspects)
  • › Multi-resolution Vision Techniques
  • › Soft Computing Methods in Image Processing and Vision
  • › Machine Learning Technologies for Vision
  • › Camera Networks and Vision
  • › Fuzzy and Neural Techniques in Vision
  • › Graph Theory in Image Processing and Vision
  • › Special-purpose Machine Architectures for Vision
  • › Content-based Indexing, Search, and Retrieval of Images & Videos
  • › Biometrical Images Recognition


  • › Real-time Vision
  • › Active and Robot Vision
  • › Visually Guided Robotics
  • › Visual Navigation
  • › Motion and Tracking
  • › Stereo Vision and Structure from Motion
  • › Matching Correspondence and Flow
  • › Model-based Object Tracking in Image Sequences
  • › Tracking of People and Surveillance
  • › Segment Cluster Tracking
  • › Retrieval of 3D Objects from Video Sequences
  • › Detecting 3D Objects Using Patterns of Motion and Appearance
  • › Image-based Modeling and 3D Reconstruction
  • › Semantic Representation of Motion and Animation

Keynote Speakers

Carlos González-Morcillo, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Vittorio Ferrari, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Brian A. Barsky, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
Joost van de Weijer, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain


All accepted papers (full, short and posters) will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SciTePress Digital Library (http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/).
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index, INSPEC, DBLP and EI.


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Program Chair

Leonid Mestetskiy, Moscow State University, Russian Federation

Program Committee

Amr Abdel-Dayem, Laurentian University, Canada
Jörgen Ahlberg, Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI, Sweden
Sileye Ba, ENST Bretagne, France
Arrate Muñoz Barrutia, University of Navarra, Spain
Sebastiano Battiato, University of Catania, Italy
Olga Bellon, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Diego Borro, Ceit and Tecnun, Spain
Adrian Bors, University of York, United Kingdom
Alain Boucher, Institut de la Francophonie pour l'Informatique (IFI-AUF), Vietnam
Roger Boyle, Medical Image Analysis - University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Marleen de Bruijne, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Patrizio Campisi, University of "Roma TRE", Italy
Pedro Latorre Carmona, Universidad Jaume I Campus del Riu Sec s/n, Spain
M. Emre Celebi, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, United States
Ronald Chung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Carlos Correa, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, United States
Guido de Croon, Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
Gabriela Csurka, Xerox Research Centre Europe, France
Kevin Curran, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Fabio Cuzzolin, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Dima Damen, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Roy Davies, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Jorge Dias, Institute of Systems and Robotics, Portugal
Anasrasios Doulamis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Grigori Evreinov, University of Tampere, Finland
Giovanni Maria Farinella, Università di Catania, Italy
David Dagan Feng, University of Sydney, Australia
Gernot A. Fink, Dortmund University, Germany, Robotics Research Institute, Germany
Robert Fisher, Univ. of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
David Fofi, Le2i, France
Tyler Folsom, QUEST Integrated Inc., United States
Roberto Fraile, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Yun Fu, University at Buffalo (SUNY), United States
José Gaspar, ISR, IST/UTL, Portugal
Antonios Gasteratos, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Basilios Gatos, National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Greece
Manuel Grana, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Jiro Gyoba, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University, Japan
Anders Heyden, Lund University, Sweden
Hsi-Chin Hsin, National United University, Taiwan, China
Fay Huang, National Ilan University, Taiwan, China
Xiaolei (Sharon) Huang, Lehigh University, United States
Sae Hwang, University of Illinois at Springfield, United States
Kevin (Jiancheng) Jia, International Game Technology, United States
Anastasios Kesidis, National Center For Scientific Research, Greece
Nahum Kiryati, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Dimitrios Kosmopoulos, NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Constantine Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Michal Kozubek, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Arjan Kuijper, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research, Darmstadt, Germany
Paul W. H. Kwan, University of New England, Australia
Andreas Lanitis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Reiner Lenz, Linköping University, Sweden
Xuelong Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Weihong Li, NEC Laboratories America, United States
Baoxin Li, Arizona State University, United States
Chang-Tsun Li, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Jing Li, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Ang Li-minn, The University of Nottingham - Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
Shixia Liu, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Rastislav Lukac, Foveon, Inc., United States
Pere Millan Marco, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Brendan Mccane, University of Otago, New Zealand
Gerard Medioni, University of Southern California, United States
Jaime Melendez, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
J.P. Mellor, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, United States
Leonid Mestetskiy, Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Washington Mio, Florida State University, United States
Pradit Mittrapiyanuruk, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Ali Mohammad-Djafari, CNRS, France
Samuel Morillas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Stefan Müller-Schneiders, Delphi E&S, Germany
Vittorio Murino, University of Verona, Italy
Lazaros Nalpantidis, Technical Educational Institute of Serres, Greece
Heinrich Niemann, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany
Mark Nixon, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Charalambos Poullis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Bogdan Raducanu, Computer Vision Center, Spain
Elisa Ricci, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy
Mariano Rivera, CIMAT, Mexico
Jarek Rossignac, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Adrian Rusu, Rowan University , United States
Ovidio Salvetti, CNR, Italy
Xiaowei Shao, University of Tokyo, Japan
Lik-Kwan Shark, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
Li Shen, Indiana University, United States
Maryam Shokri, University of Waterloo, Canada
Chang Shu, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
NH Siddique, University of Ulster at Magee, United Kingdom
Luciano Silva, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
José Martínez Sotoca, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Joachim Stahl, Clarkson University, United States
Filippo Stanco, Università di Catania, Italy
Changming Sun, CSIRO, Australia
Shamik Sural, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Yi Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jean-philippe Tarel, Lcpc, France
Muriel Visani, Université de La Rochelle, France
Frank Wallhoff, Jade University of Applied Science, Germany
Tiangong Wei, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Christian Wöhler, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Stefan Wörz, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Jun Zhang, Xi'an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, China
Jianmin Zheng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ying Zheng, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Yun Zhu, Stanford University, United States
Zhigang Zhu, City College of New York, United States