CALL FOR PARTICIPATION – BMVC 2012: British Machine Vision Conference, University of Surrey, UK Sept 3-7th 2012

The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) is one of the major international conferences on machine vision and related areas. Organized by the British Machine Vision Association, the 23rd BMVC will be held in Guildford UK, at the University of Surrey.

Authors are invited to submit full-length high-quality papers in image processing and machine vision. Papers covering theory and/or application areas of computer vision are invited for submission. Submitted papers will be refereed on their originality, presentation, empirical results, and quality of evaluation.

All papers will be reviewed *doubly blind*, normally by three members of our international programme committee. Please note that BMVC is a single track meeting with oral and poster presentations and will include two keynote presentations and two tutorials.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

• Statistics and machine learning for vision

• Stereo, calibration, geometric modelling and processing

• Person, face and gesture tracking

• Object and activity recognition

• Motion, flow and tracking

• Segmentation and feature extraction

• Model-based vision

• Image processing techniques and methods

• Texture, shape and colour

• Video analysis

• Document processing and recognition

• Vision for quality assurance, medical diagnosis, etc.

• Vision for visualization, interaction, and graphics

The conference will include company exhibits and a demonstration session. All oral presentations will be recorded and hosted on As with previous years, the best papers of the conference will be invited to submit a journal publication to IJCV.

Conference Chairs: Dr John Collomosse
Dr Krystian Mikolajczyk
Prof Richard Bowden

Invited Speakers: Prof Stan Sclaroff, Boston University, US
Prof Jiri Matas, Czech Technical University, Prague

Tutorials: Large-scale and larger-scale image search, Dr Herve Jegou, INRIA RENNES, France.

MAP inference in Discrete Models, Dr Pushmeet Kohli, Microsoft Research, UK

Important Dates:

26 April 2012 Abstracts due
3 May 2012 Full paper submissions due
6 July 2012 Author notifications
1 August 2012 Camera ready papers due
3-7 September 2012 Conference

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BMVC2012 is sponsored by Pascal2, Microsoft Research and Stemmer Imaging