[visionlist] The Fourth Asian Conference on Vision (ACV2006)

Keiji Uchikawa uchikawa at ip.titech.ac.jp
Mon Jan 2 23:48:12 GMT 2006


CALL FOR PAPERS: ACV2006

The Fourth Asian Conference on Vision (ACV2006)
Matsue, Japan, July 28 to August 1, 2006
http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/vsj2/acv2006/

IMPORTANT DATES:
* Abstract submission deadline: March 31, 2006
* Registration deadline: April 30, 2006

The Fourth Asian Conference on Vision aims to facilitate debates on Vision
Research in Asian and Oceania regions, while participants from all over the
world are also welcome. The program consists of invited lectures, symposia
and contributed papers. Original works for the papers on all aspects of
Vision Research are invited to present.

SCOPE:
Papers are solicited in all areas of vision research, including but not
limited to:
*Visual Perception, Depth and Spatial Vision, Motion, Color Vision, Visual
Attention, Visual Memory, Visual Cognition, Eye Movements, Vision and
Action, Vection, Color Space and Colorimetry,
*Visual Neuroscience, Retina, Cortex, Visual Pigments and Visual
Transduction, Retinal Proteins, Development and Plasticity, Striate Cortex,
Extrastriate Cortex, Superior Colliculus, Visual Thalamus,
*Computational Vision, Applied Vision, Visual Information Systems, Visual
Interface, Virtual Reality,
*Physiological Optics, Low Vision, Clinical Vision Studies, Neural Imaging
of Visual System, Vision and Other Modalities

PROGRAM:
<Invited lectures>
Rudiger Von Der Heydt (Johns Hopkins Univ., USA)
*Figure-ground organization and selective attention. Neural signals in
monkey visual cortex (tentative)

Shigang He (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
 *Maturation of ganglion cells and neuronal circuitry in the mouse retina
(tentative)

John. D. Mollon (University of Cambridge, UK)
*Human perception of colour: an evolutionary perspective

<Symposia>
*Neural bases of central visual perception
Coordinator: Keiji Tanaka
Hossein Esteky (IPM, Iran)
Sang-Hun Lee (Seoul National Univ., Korea)
Keiji Tanaka (RIKEN Brain Science Inst, Japan)
Lin Chen(Chinese Academy of Science, China)

*Color vision - From molecule to perception
Coordinators: Hidehiko Komatsu and Keiji Uchikawa
Yoshinori Shichida (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Misha Vorobyev (Univ. of Queensland, Australia)
Hidehiko Komatsu (Nationall Inst of Physiological Science, Japan)
Keiji Uchikawa (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)
John S. Werner (UC Davis, USA)

*Saccade and perception
Coodinator: Satoshi Shioiri (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Aditya Murthy (National Brain Research Centre, India)
Kazumichi Matsumiya (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Choongkil Lee (Seoul National Univ., Korea)
Hitoshi Honda (Niigata Univ., Japan)

*(TBA)

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION:
Authors should submit an abstract on one page of A4 before March 31, 2006.

REGISTRATION:
Applicants, including authors, should register before April 30, 2006 to
attend the conference.
Registration fee: Regular 15,000yen, Student 5,000yen.

BANQUET:
Conference banquet will be held on July 31 at Matsue Vogel Park.
Banquet fee:
Regular 6,000yen, Student 4,000yen.

EXCURSION:
One-day excursion to visit the beautiful shrine and the lake near Matsue
city will be planned on August 1.

TRAVEL SUPPORT:
Financial supports will be available for a limited number of young
scientists who present a paper as the first author in the conference.
Applicants must apply for the travel support with their abstracts. Students
outside Japan have priority to receive this support.

ACCOMMODATION:
Various kinds, luxury and standard, of accommodations are available within
walk distance from Kunibiki Messe, the conference venue.

*Please see the ACV2006 website (http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/vsj2/acv2006) for
further information on abstract submission, registration, applying travel
support and booking accommodation, banquet and excursion.

OFFICE OF ACV2006
Keiji Uchikawa
Steering Committee Chair
Department of Information Processing, Tokyo Institute of Technology, G2-1,
4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku
Yokohama 226-8502, Japan
Tel: +81-45-924-5453, Fax: +81-45-924-5290

CONTACT E-MAIL ADDRESS:
acv2006 at isl.titech.ac.jp

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
<Chair>Takao Sato (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
<Co-Chair>Choongkil Lee (Seoul National Univ., Korea)
<Co-Chair>Lin Chen (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
<Co-Chair>TBA (Australia)
Satoshi Shioiri (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Masao Ohmi (Kanazawa Inst. of Technology, Japan)
Keiji Uchikawa (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)
Kazuhiko Ukai (Waseda Univ., Japan)
Kenji Kitahara (Jikei Univ. School of Medicine, Japan)
Hidehiko Komatsu (National Inst. for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
Keiji Tanaka (Riken, Japan)
Masao Tachibana (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
Yoshinori Shichida (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Masayuki Yamashita (Nara Medical Univ., Japan)
Takayuki Itou (NHK, Japan)
Tatsuya Hirahara (ATR, Japan)
Hiroshi Harashima (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
<Chair>  Kazuhiko Ukai (Waseda Univ., Japan)
Tian-De Shou (Fudan Univ., China)
Shigang He (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Min-Shik Kim (Yonsei Univ., Korea)
Sang-Hun Lee (Seoul National Univ., Korea)
Izumi Ohzawa (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Makoto Kaneda (Keio Univ., Japan)
Yoshio Hata (Tottori Univ., Japan)
Osamu Hisatomi (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Keizo Shinomori (Kochi Univ. of Technology, Japan)
Satoshi Shioiri (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Shin'ya Nishida (NTT, Japan)
Hiroyasu Ujike (AIST, Japan)
Kenzo Sakurai (Tohoku Gakuin Univ., Japan)
Satoshi Nakadomari (Kanagawa Rehabilitation Hospital, Japan)
Michiteru Kitazaki (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology, Japan)

STEERING COMMITTEE:
<Chair> Keiji Uchikawa (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)
Hirohiko Kaneko (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)
Kazuhiko Ukai (Waseda Univ., Japan)
Koichi Oda (Tokyo Woman's Christian Univ., Japan)
Tatsuya Yoshizawa (Kanazawa Inst. of Technology, Japan)
Makoto Ichikawa (Yamaguchi Univ., Japan)
Yoshio Hata (Tottori Univ., Japan)
Masahiro Suzuki (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)
Kaori Segawa (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan)

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