Tuesday, October 4, 2011

CFP: VII Conf. on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects (AMDO 2012)

Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
11-13 July, 2012

The Spanish Association for Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (AERFAI) and the Mathematics and Computer Science Department of UIB are organising the seventh nternational conference AMDO 2012 that will take place in Puerto de Andratx, Mallorca. This conference is the natural evolution of AMDO previous workshops. The new goal of this conference is to promote interaction and collaboration among researchers working directly in the areas covered by the main tracks. The new perceptual user interfaces and the emerging  echnologies increase the relation between aeas involved with human-computer interaction. The perspective of the AMDO 2012 conference will be to strengthen the relationship between the many areas that have as a key point the study of the human body using computer technologies as the main tool.
It is a great opportunity to encourage links between research in the areas of computer vision, computer graphics, advanced multimedia applications and multimodal interfaces that share common problems and frequently use similar techniques or tools. In this particular edition the related topics are divided in several tracks, including the topics above proposed.

AMDO 2012 will consist of three days of lecture sessions, both  regular and invited presentations, a poster session and international tutorials. The conference fee (approx.450 euro) includes a social program (conference dinner, coffee breaks, snacks and cultural activities). Students, AERFAI and EG members can register at a reduced fee.

TOPICS INCLUDE (but not restricted to):
Track 1: Advanced Computer Graphics (Human Modelling & Animation)
Track 2: Human Motion (Analysis, Tracking, 3D Reconstruction & Recognition)
Track 3: Multimodal User Interaction & Applications
Track 4: Affective Interfaces (recognition and interpretation of emotions, ECAs - Embodied Conversational Agents in HCI)

Papers should describe original and unpublished work about the above or closely related topics. Please submit your paper electronically at our website (see URL above) using the software provided. All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (pdf). The AMDO2012 secretariat must receive your paper before March 12, 2012, 17:00 GMT
(London time). Up to ten pages will be considered. All papers submitted will be subjected to a blind review process by at least three members of the program committee. The review paper must not provide names and affiliation, and should include a title, a 150-word abstract, keywords and paper manuscript. Accepted papers will
appear in the LNCS Springer-Verlag international proceedings that will be published and distributed to all participants at the workshop. For more details and news, visit our web page. Selected papers will be nominated to be published in an extended version
in a newsletter with impact index.

N.B. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and to present the communication at the conference, if accepted.

Submission of papers March 12, 2012
Notification of acceptance April 12, 2012
Camera-ready April 30, 2012
Early registration May 31, 2012
Late registration June 30 2012
VII AMDO Conference 2012 11-13 July 2012

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