[visionlist] [EUCog News] Call for papers WCCI 2018/IJCNN Special Session on Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods applied to Vision and Robotics (MLDLMVR) . Extended deadline, 1st February

Jose Garcia jgarcia at dtic.ua.es
Sat Jan 20 14:07:38 -05 2018


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Extended deadline, 1st February !!!


Dear Colleague,


We would like to cordially invite you to submit a paper for WCCI 2018/IJCNN Special Session on Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods applied to Vision and Robotics (MLDLMVR) 


 <http://www.dtic.ua.es/~jgarcia/IJCNN2018/index.html> WCCI 2018 Special Session on Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods applied to Vision and Robotics (MLDLMVR) 




Over the last decades there has been an increasing interest in using machine learning and in the last few years, deep learning methods, combined with other vision techniques to create autonomous systems that solve vision problems in different fields. This special session is designed to serve researchers and developers to publish original, innovative and state-of-the art algorithms and architectures for real time applications in the areas of computer vision, image processing, biometrics, virtual and augmented reality, neural networks, intelligent interfaces and biomimetic object-vision recognition.


This special session provides a platform for academics, developers, and industry-related researchers belonging to the vast communities of *Neural Networks*, *Computational Intelligence*, *Machine Learning*, *Deep Learning*, *Biometrics*, *Vision systems*, and *Robotics *, to discuss, share experience and explore traditional and new areas of the computer vision, machine and deep learning combined to solve a range of problems. The objective of the workshop is to integrate the growing international community of researchers working on the application of Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods in Vision and Robotics to a fruitful discussion on the evolution and the benefits of this technology to the society.


The methods and tools applied to vision and robotics include, but are not limited to, the following:


*	Computational Intelligence methods
*	Machine Learning methods
*	Self-adaptation and self-organisation 
*	Robust computer vision algorithms (operation under variable conditions, object tracking, behaviour analysis and learning, scene segmentation,,,,) 
*	Extraction of Biometric Features (fingerprint, iris, face, voice, palm, gait)
*	Convolutional Neural Networks CNN  
*	Recurrent Neural Networks RNN 
*	Deep Reinforcement Learning DRL
*	Hardware implementation and algorithms acceleration (GPUs, FPGA,s,…)


The fields of application can be identified, but are not limited to, the following:


*	Video and Image Processing
*	Video tracking 
*	3D Scene reconstruction
*	3D Tracking in Virtual Reality Environments 
*	3D Volume visualization
*	Intelligent Interfaces (User-friendly Man Machine Interface)
*	Multi-camera and RGB-D camera systems 
*	Multi-modal Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis
*	Gesture and posture analysis and recognition 
*	Biometric Identification and Recognition 
*	Extraction of Biometric Features (fingerprint, iris, face, voice, palm, gait)
*	Surveillance systems
*	Autonomous and Social Robots
*	Robotic vision
*	Industry 4.0
*	IoT and Cyber-physical Systems


Important dates: 

Paper Submission Deadline

February 1, 2018


Paper acceptance notification date 

March 15, 2018 


Final paper submission deadline

May 1, 2018



July 08-13, 2018


Submission Guidelines: 

Please select the special session in the list and follow the regular submission guidelines of WCCI 2018. Please notify the chairs of your submission by sending an email to: jgarcia at dtic.ua.es. 


Journal special Issue


A Journal special Issue with extended versions of best special session papers is being managed.

Previous special session best papers were published in Neural Processing Letters (WCCI 2014) and Neural Computing and Applications  (IJCNN 2015), Expert Systems (IJCNN 2017).




José García-Rodríguez -University of Alicante (Spain)  <mailto:jgarcia at dtic.ua.es> jgarcia at dtic.ua.es

Alexandra Psarrou – University of Westminster (UK)  <mailto:psarroa at wmin.ac.uk> psarroa at wmin.ac.uk

Isabelle Guyon - , U. Paris-Saclay, France and ChaLearn, USA  <mailto:guyon at clopinet.com> guyon at clopinet.com

Andrew Lewis – Griffith University (Australia)  <mailto:a.lewis at griffith.edu.au> a.lewis at griffith.edu.au




Email:  <mailto:jgarcia at dtic.ua.es> jgarcia at dtic.ua.es 

Main Conference webpage:  <http://www.ecomp.poli.br/~wcci2018/> http://www.ecomp.poli.br/~wcci2018/

Special session webpage:  <http://www.dtic.ua.es/~jgarcia/IJCNN2018/> http://www.dtic.ua.es/~jgarcia/IJCNN2018/


Best regards.




Jose Garcia-Rodriguez, Phd

Associate Professor

Editor in Chief International Journal of Computer vision and Image Processing

Vice-Dean International Relations Polytechnic University College

Director Phd Program in Computer Science

Director of NVIDIA GPU Research Center  & GPU Education Center 

Dpt. Computer Technology

University of Alicante 

PO Box. 99. 03080  Alicante (Spain)

tel: +34 965903400 ext. 2616 mobile: +34 610488989

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email: jgarcia at dtic.ua.es

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