Call for Papers

We invite you to participate in the 1st Consumer Depth Cameras for Computer Vision Workshop (CDC4CV) which will be held in conjunction with ECCV 2012 in Firenze, Italy.

Depth cameras, e.g., time-of-flight and structured-light sensors, have become increasingly popular for the last couple of years. These devices are able of providing depth images at 30 frames per second, at a resolution ranging between 0.03 and 0.3 million pixels, and at a very affordable price. In parallel, video camera technology has made tremendous progress in terms of photometric/color quality and of image resolution, namely 2.0 to 5.0 million pixels.

The ambition of this workshop is to provide an opportunity to disseminate recent theories, methods, and practical algorithms that explicitly exploit the enormous potential of combining low-resolution depth cameras with high-resolution color cameras for a wide variety of computer vision tasks. A lot of people, researchers or not, believe that we are witnessing a new history, arguably the first time computer vision technologies to have a profound impact on consumer electronics. We believe that affordable depth cameras are also to change the landscape of vision and vision-related research, being available to everyone and enabling robust vision applications across a range of domains such as robotics and HCI.
The purpose of this workshop is to understand the scope and impact of the fast growing consumer depth camera-based research activities, to bring together researchers from multiple fields and perspectives, and to discuss the major research problems and opportunities and how we should coordinate efforts to lead the depth camera revolution.

This workshop calls for original, high-quality paper submissions on the following topics of interest, but not limited to:

  • Object recognition and detection
  • Segmentation and grouping
  • Scene understanding
  • Tracking
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Face and gesture analysis
  • 3D reconstruction
  • Augmented reality
  • Sensor fusion
  • Surveillance and monitoring
  • Mapping, localization and SLAM
  • Robotic manipulation and human-robot interaction
  • Industrial applications

Prospective authors are invited to submit a ten-page paper (ECCV format) via the workshop web-page. The papers will be reviewed by an international Program Committee. Accepted papers will be presented in single-track oral sessions as well as a poster session (all papers are allocated the same number of pages). Accepted papers will be published on the DVD included in the main conference proceedings.


The Call for Papers as PDF-document.