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Call for Papers

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

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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. Five simultaneous tracks will be held, covering all different aspects related to computer vision: Image Formation and Preprocessing; Image and Video Analysis and Understanding; Motion, Tracking and Stereo Vision; and Applications and Services. 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.

CONFERENCE AREAS

The last decade has seen a revolution in the theory and application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Computer Vision. In this conference edition, we look at advanced in Computer Vision based on Machine Learning methods. 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:

1. IMAGE AND VIDEO FORMATION, PREPROCESSING AND ANALYSIS
2. IMAGE AND VIDEO UNDERSTANDING
3. MOTION, TRACKING AND STEREO VISION
4. MOBILE AND EGOCENTRIC VISION FOR HUMANS AND ROBOTS
5. APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES


AREA 1: IMAGE AND VIDEO FORMATION, PREPROCESSING AND ANALYSIS


  • Image Formation, Acquisition Devices and Sensors
  • Device Calibration, Characterization and Modeling
  • Image Enhancement and Restoration
  • Image and Video Coding and Compression
  • Multimodal and Multi-Sensor Models of Image Formation
  • Image Registration
  • Segmentation and Grouping
  • Early and Biologically-Inspired Vision
  • Color and Texture Analyses
  • Shape Representation and Matching
  • Features Extraction
  • Visual Attention and Image Saliency

AREA 2: IMAGE AND VIDEO UNDERSTANDING


  • Cognitive Models for Interpretation, Integration and Control
  • Computational Photography
  • Deep Learning for Visual Understanding
  • Machine Learning Technologies for Vision
  • Face and Expression Recognition
  • Content-Based Indexing, Search, and Retrieval
  • Object and Face Recognition
  • Object Detection and Localization
  • Categorization and Scene Understanding
  • Event and Human Activity Recognition
  • Few Shot Learning
  • Transfer Learning
  • Domain Adaptation
  • Multi-task learning
  • Self-taught Learning

AREA 3: MOTION, TRACKING AND STEREO VISION


  • Image-Based Modeling and 3D Reconstruction
  • Stereo Vision and Structure from Motion
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
  • Optical Flow and Motion Analyses
  • Tracking and Visual Navigation
  • Video Surveillance and Event Detection

AREA 4: MOBILE AND EGOCENTRIC VISION FOR HUMANS AND ROBOTS


  • Deep Learning for Image-to-Text Translation and Dialogue
  • Deep Learning for Tracking
  • 3D Deep Learning
  • Understanding from Wearable and Mobile Cameras
  • Mobile and Egocentric Object Detection and Recognition
  • Mobile and Egocentric Localization
  • Egocentric Vision for Interaction Understanding
  • Mobile Vision
  • First Person Vision
  • Vision for Robotics
  • Active Vision

AREA 5: APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES


  • Entertainment Imaging Applications
  • Media Watermarking and Security
  • Multimedia Forensics
  • Assistive Computer Vision
  • Mobile Imaging
  • Imaging and Vision for Cultural Heritage
  • Camera Networks and Vision
  • Document Imaging in Business
  • Medical Image Applications
  • Human and Computer Interaction
  • Digital Photography

VISIGRAPP KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

VISIGRAPP 2022 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

When submitting a complete paper please note that only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted complete papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography, Semantic Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Engineering Index (EI) and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 6 - 8 February, 2022

Paper Submission: September 14, 2021
Authors Notification:
November 15, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration:
November 29, 2021

Paper Submission: October 29, 2021
Authors Notification:
December 7, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 21, 2021

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: September 22, 2021

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: December 9, 2021
Authors Notification: December 22, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration: January 4, 2022

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: September 22, 2021

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: December 17, 2021

Demos
Demo Proposal: December 17, 2021

Panels
Panel Proposal: December 17, 2021

SECRETARIAT

VISAPP Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: visapp.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.visapp.visigrapp.org

VENUE

Available soon.

VISIGRAPP CONFERENCE CHAIR

Kadi BouatouchIRISA, University of Rennes 1, France

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Giovanni Maria FarinellaUniversità di Catania, Italy
Petia RadevaUniversitat de Barcelona, Spain

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS


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