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Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2009

by Michela_Spagnuolo last modified 2008-11-21 20:08

First Call for Papers Eurographics 2009 Workshop on 3D object retrieval March 29, 2009, Munich, Germany


3D content is now widely recognized as the upcoming wave of digital media. Inexperience and professional users are becoming more and more actively involved in the content creation pipeline and ask for intuitive and effective tools for creating, sharing, retrieving and re-using 3D content. Search and retrieval of 3D objects is therefore rapidly become a key issue in the upcoming panorama of multimedia content, both in general usage scenarios, such as online gaming or 3D social networks, and in scientific domains, such as molecular biology and medicine. The development of efficient search mechanisms is required for the effective retrieval of 3D objects from large repositories, both of a single class (such as human faces) and across classes.
The aim of this workshop is to stimulate researchers from different fields (computer vision, computer graphics, machine learning, human-computer interaction, semantic web) who work on the common goal of 3D object retrieval, to present state-of-the-art work in the field and thus provide a cross-fertilization ground that will stimulate discussions on the next steps in this important research area.

The workshop is run in-cooperation with AC SIGGRAPH and the proceedings will be published by the Eurographics Book Series and will be available on-line via the Eurographics Digital Library as well as the ACM Digital Library.


Topics of interest include but are not limited to :
- 3D object similarity and matching
- 3D Object classification, indexing, and mining
- Feature extraction, model decomposition and segmentation
- Partial and many-to-many matching
- Matching under uncertainty and noise
- Query interfaces and search modalities
- Multi-level representations for matching and retrieval
- Semantics-driven 3D object retrieval and classification
- Sketch-based retrieval
- Benchmarking issues
- Relevance feedback methods
- Active learning
- Generative / Discriminative approaches in 3D object categorisation
- Applications in Multimedia industry
- Applications in CAD industry
- Applications in Games industry
- Applications in Biometrics
- Applications in e-Science
- Applications in e-Learning
- Applications in Medicine and Biology
- Applications in Cultural Heritage

Important Dates

Submission deadline: Friday, January 9, 2009 (24:00 GMT)
Notification of acceptance: Friday, February 20, 2009
Camera-ready papers deadline: Thursday, February 26, 2009
Workshop: Sunday, March 29, 2009 (one full day)



Workshop Chairs

Ioannis Pratikakis  ( IIT / NCSR ‘Demokritos’, Greece )
Michela Spagnuolo ( IMATI / CNR, Italy )

Programme Chairs

Theoharis Theoharis ( Department of Informatics, University of Athens, Greece )
Remco Veltkamp, ( Utrecht University, NL )

International Programme Committee

Yiannis Aloimonos (UMIACS, USA)
Philipos Azariadis (University of the Aegean, Greece)
Alberto Del Bimbo (University of Florence, Italy)
Petros Daras (Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece)
Bianca Falcidieno (IMATI-CNR, Italy)
Dieter W. Fellner (Fraunhofer IGD, Germany)
Daniela Giorgi (IMATI-CNR, Italy)
Frank Ter Haar (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Simone Marini (IMATI-CNR, Italy)
Ron Kimmel (Technion, Israel)
Georgios Papaioannou (AUEB, Greece)
Nicholas Patrikalakis (MIT, USA)
Stavros Perantonis (IIT / NCSR Demokritos, Greece)
Karthik Ramani (Purdue University, USA)
William Regli (Drexel University, USA)
Marcos Rodrigues (University of Sheffield, UK)
Nikolaos Sapidis (University of the Aegean, Greece)
Dietmar Saupe (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Ariel Shamir (Efi Arazi School of Computer Science, Israel)
Daniel Thalmann (EPFL, Switzerland)
Theodore Trafalis (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Titus Zaharia (Institut National des Telecommunications, France)

Contact Information

Computational Intelligence Laboratory
Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications
National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos"
15310 Athens, Greece
Tel:     +30-210-650 3183
Istituto per la Matematica Applicata e le Tecnologie Informatiche
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Via De Marini, 6 - 16149 Genova
Phone: +39-0106475677 Fax: +39-0106475660


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