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IEEE Workshop on Visual Surveillance

January 2, 1998, Mumbai, India (in conjunction with ICCV '98)


Total number of papers submitted 53
Total number of papers accepted 12
Acceptance rate 23%

List of accepted papers follows (only first author shown)

Accepted papers for the IEEE workshop on visual surveillance


Title of Paper


Yuntao Cui Indoor monitoring via the collaboration between a peripheral sensor and a foveal sensor. Siemens Corporate Research Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA.
James Ferryman Visual surveillance for moving vehicles. Computational Vision Group, University of Reading, UK.
Ariel Tankus Detection of regions of interest and camouflage breaking by direct convexity estimation. Department of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
Richard Morris Statistical models of object interaction. School of Computer Studies, University of Leeds, UK.
Lambert Wixson Improved illumination assessment for vision-based traffic monitoring. Sarnoff Corporation, Princeton, NJ, USA.
Yuri Ivanov Fast lighting independent background subtraction. Media Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Rachid Deriche Front propogation and level-set approach for geodesic active stereo vision. INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, Cedex, France.
Trevor Darrell Robust, real-time people tracking in open environments using integrated stereo, color, and face detection. Interval Research Corporation, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
Yiming Ye Tracking a person with pre-recorded image database by a pan, tilt, and zoom camera. IBM TJ Watson Research Center, NY, USA.
Richard Howarth Attentional control for visual surveillance. School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex, UK.
Jorge Batista Real-time active visual surveillance by integrating peripheral motion detection with foveated tracking. Institute of Systems and Robotics, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Hans-Helmut Nagel Tracking turning trucks with trailers. IITB, Karlsruhe, Germany.

All papers were reviewed by the programme committee. Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings to be published by the IEEE. Fuller versions of the best papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Computer Vision.



Steve Maybank Tieniu Tan

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  • H. Buxton
(Sussex, UK)
  • J. Malik
(UC Berkeley, USA)
  • J. Crowley
(Grenoble, France)
  • S.J. Maybank
(Reading, UK)
  • E. Hancock
(York, UK)
  • H.-H. Nagel
(Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • R. Hartley
  • A. Pentland
  • D. Hogg
(Leeds, UK)
  • G. Sandini
(Genoa, Italy)
  • T. Kanade
  • Y. Shirai
(Osaka, Japan)
  • J. Kittler
(Surrey, UK)
  • T.N. Tan
(Reading, UK)
  • S.D. Ma
(CAS, China)
  • S. Tsuji
(Wakayama, Japan)