ISVC 2005, Dec. 5-7

Lake Tahoe, Nevada


Scheduled Special Track


Papers submitted to a special track should be submitted thourgh the one-line ISVC05 conference management system. For each paper, please send a brief message to including the title of the paper, the authors, and the special track where the paper is being submitted.


Computer Vision Methods for Ambient Intelligence

       Paolo Remagnino, DIRC, Kingston University, UK
       Gian Luca Foresti, DIMI, Universita` di Udine, Italy
       Ndedi D. Monekosso, DIRC, Kingston Univeristy, UK
       Sergio Velastin, DIRC, Kingston University, UK

* Selected papers from this special track will be considered for publication in a special issue
of the Image and Vision Computing which is scheduled to appear in the first quarter of 2007.

Intelligent Vehicles and Autonomous Navigation

       Fatih Porikli, MERL, USA
       Ara Nefian, Intel, USA
       Swarup Medasani, HRL Laboratories, USA
       Riad Hammoud, Delphi Electronics and Safety, USA

Pattern Analysis and Recognition Applications in Biometrics

       Nello Cristianini, University of California, Davis, USA
       Salil Prabhakar, DigitalPersona, USA
       Kostas Veropoulos, University of Nevada, Reno USA

* Invited Speaker: Tieniu Tan, CAS Institute of Automation, China
* IEEE Trans on PAMI has scheduled a special issue on Biometrics: Progress and Directions (to appear in May 2007). Please, note that the PAMI special issue and this ISVC05 special track are independent from each other.

Visual Surveillance in Challenging Environments

       Wei-Yun Yau, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
       How-Lung Eng, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
       Anastasios N. Venetsanopoulos, University of Toronto, Canada
       Monique Thonnat, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France
       Tieniu Tan, CAS Institute of Automation, China

Virtual Reality and Medicine

       Fabio Ganovelli, VCG ISTI-CNR, Italy
       Cesar Mendoza, University Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
       Min-Hyung Choi, Computer Science and Engineering University of Colorado at Denver
       John Dingliana, Image Synthesis Group. Trinity College, Dublin

Mediated Reality

       Reinhold Behringer, Rockwell Scientific, USA
       Steve Feiner, Columbia University, USA
       Steve Mann, University of Toronto, USA
       Jose Molineros, Rockwell Scietific, USA
       Mohammed Yeasin, University of Memphis, USA

Visualization Techniques Applied to Geophysical Sciences Research

       Darko Koracin, Desert Research Institute, USA
       Robert Rabin, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, USA
       Joseph Scire, Earth Tech, USA
       William Sherman, Desert Research Institute, USA


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