[visionlist] CFP: Computational Photography and Aesthetics, 12-13 Dec 09, NTU Singapore

Ramakrishna Kakarala ramkakarala at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 16:05:54 PDT 2009


CALL FOR PAPERS

IMI International Workshop on Computational Photography and Aesthetics

http://imi.ntu.edu.sg/IMIResearch/imiworkinggroups/computational_photography/Pages/seminar.aspx

Dates:   12-13 December 2009

Place:   Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

PROGRAM:
12 December:
 Tutorial by David Stork, Ricoh Innovations
13 December:
  Invited talk by Kari Pulli, Nokia Research
  - Technical program -
  Invited talk by Prof. Ron Kimmel, Technion
 - Technical program -
 Panel Discussion

IMPORTANT DATES:
 Abstract Submission Deadline:
    1 October 2009
 Notification date:
   1 November 2009
  Workshop date:
    12-13 December 2009

OBJECTIVE:

Computational photography is well established as a field of research in
the use of algorithms to exceed the limitations of conventional optics
and sensors. The newer, and in some ways associated, field of
Computational Aesthetics studies the algorithmic basis of aesthetic
sense. It has seen much interest from researchers in such diverse
practices as computer graphics, art history, and cultural studies.

This workshop will provide an opportunity for researchers working in
Computational Photography and Computational Aesthetics to discuss with
leading national and international figures in those fields. It is open
to any research contribution related to Computational Photography and
Aesthetics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the
following:

     o High dynamic range imaging and rendering;
     o Panorama acquistion and display;
     o Image stabilization and deblurring;
     o Denoising;
     o Image inpainting;
     o Image superresolution and zooming;
     o Relighting;
     o Lightfield acquisition;
     o Aesthetic ranking;
     o Composition analysis;
     o Authentication;
     o Art restoration;

SUBMISSION:

Abstracts should be submitted to the conference webpage on Easychair
(registration required):

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=imiwcomppa09

Abstracts should be 1 page long including the title of the
contribution, name and affiliation of the contributors, and a summary
of the work. The slides presented at the conference will be maintained
on the conference website for reference.

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE:

Ramakrishna Kakarala, School of Computer Engineering, NTU;
Xue-Cheng Tai, School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, NTU;
Martin Constable, School of Arts, Design and Media, NTU;
Martin Reiser,  Founding Director, IMI;

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Kap Luk Chan, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, NTU;
Shannon Castleman,  School of Arts, Design and Media, NTU;
Deepu Rajan,  School of Computer Engineering, NTU;
Sudha Natarajan,  School of Computer Engineering, NTU;
He Ying,  School of Computer Engineering, NTU;
Li-lian Wang,  School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, NTU;
Alfred Bruckstein, Technion, ISRAEL;
Andy Yip,  Mathematics, NUS;
Xumei Zhang,  HP Labs, Palo Alto, USA;
Todd Sachs,  Aptina Imaging, USA.

For further enquiries, please contact R Kakarala at "ramakrishna at
ntu dot edu dot sg"



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