CRV 2013

Joint conference information

CRV 2013 Program

Here's the tentative program. All talks will be held in room ED106.

Tuesday, May 28th

9:00-5:00 Tutorials/Workshops

Wednesday, May 29th

8:00-8:30 Welcoming Session

8:30-10:00 Session 1: Invited Speaker CRV1

Invited Talk:

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles for Environmental Monitoring
Prof. Stefan Williams, University of Sydney

Poster Short Talks (3 min each):
  • Building Detection in Aerial Images Based on Watershed and Visual Attention Feature Descriptors
    Ana-Maria Cretu, Pierre Payeur

  • Tracking Severe Storms using a Pseudo Storm Concept
    Yong Zhang, Robert E. Mercer, John L. Barron, Paul Joe

  • Application of support vector machine to detect microbial spoilage of mushrooms
    Alireza Masoudian and Kenneth A.McIsaac

  • A GIS-Centric Optical Tracking System with Simulation of the Power Balance Equation in Short Track Speed Skating
    Tom Landry, Langis Gagnon, Denis Laurendeau

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 Session 2: Robotics/Applications

  • Charlie Rides the Elevator - Integrating Vision, Locomotion and Manipulation Towards Multi-Floor Autonomous Navigation
    Daniel M. Troniak, Junaed Sattar, Wesley P. Chan, Ergun Calisgan, Ankur Gupta, James J. Little, Elizabeth Croft, Machiel Van der Loos

  • Wide-Speed Autopilot System for a Swimming Hexapod Robot
    Philippe Giguere, Yogesh Girdhar, Gregory Dudek

  • Using Gait Change for Terrain Sensing by Robots
    Sandeep Manjanna, Gregory Dudek and Philippe Giguere

  • Disaster Scene Reconstruction Using a Canine-Mounted RGB-D Sensor
    Jimmy Tran, Alex Ufkes, Alex Ferworn, Mark Fiala

  • Proof-of-Concept, Rover-Based System for Autonomously Locating Methane Gas Sources on Mars
    Laszlo-Peter Berczi, Jonathan D. Gammell, Chi Hay Tong, Michael Daly, and Timothy D. Barfoot

12:00-1:30 Lunch (on your own)

1:30-3:00 Session 3: Segmentation, Recognition, and Tracking

  • Online Facial Expression Recognition Based on Finite Beta-Liouville Mixture Models
    Wentao Fan, Nizar Bouguila

  • Visual Face Tracking: a Coarse-to-Fine Target State Estimation
    Wassim Bouachir and Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau

  • Robust PCA-based Visual Tracking by Adaptively Maximizing the Matching Residual Likelihood
    Hadi Firouzi, Homayoun Najjaran

  • Worst-Case Local Boundary Precision in Global Measures of Segmentation Reproducibility
    Mark Eramian

  • Object Detection based on Geometrical Segmentation
    Zhou Teng, Jing Xiao

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 Session 4: Invited Speaker CRV2

Invited Talk:

Autonomous Visual Navigation Systems for Flying Vehicles on Earth and in Space
Dr. Larry Matthies, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Poster Short Talks (3 min each):
  • Recovering Dense Stereo Depth Maps Using A Single Gaussian Blurred Structured Light Pattern
    Xida Chen, Yee-Hong Yang

  • Towards practical visual servoing in robotics
    Romeo Tatsambon Fomena, Camilo Perez Quintero, Mona Gridseth, Martin Jagersand

  • A Method for Dynamic Selection of Optimal Depth Measurements Acquisition
    Phillip Curtis and Pierre Payeur

Thursday, May 30th

9:00-5:00 Paper Presentations

8:30-10:00 Session 5: Features and Their Applications

  • Existence Detection of Objects in Images for Robot Vision Using Saliency Histogram Features
    C. Scharfenberger, S. Waslander, J. Zelek, D. Clausi

  • Efficient, General Point Cloud Registration With Kernel Feature Maps
    Hanchen Xiong, Sandor Szedmark, Justus Piater

  • A Measure of Perceptual Aliasing in Image Descriptors
    Jiemin Wang, Hong Zhang

  • Robust Outlier Detection and Saliency Features Estimation in Point Cloud Data
    Abdul Nurunnabi, Geoff West, David Belton

  • Markerless Augmented Reality System for Mobile Devices
    Alex Ufkes, Mark Fiala

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 Session 6: Invited Speaker CRV3

Invited Talk:

Grounding Natural Language in Robot Control and Perception Systems
Prof. Dieter Fox, University of Washington

Poster Short Talks (3 min each):
  • Efficient Action Recognition with MoFREAK
    Chris Whiten, Robert Laganiere, Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau

  • I Remember Seeing This Video: Image Driven Search in Video Collections
    Zheng Wang, Faisal Z. Qureshi

  • A Dynamic Bayesian Framework for Motion Segmentation
    Thanh Minh Nguyen,and Q. M. Jonathan Wu

12:00-1:30 Lunch (on your own)

1:30-3:00 Session 7: Estimation and Localization

  • Sequential Pose Estimation Using Linearized Rotation Matrices
    Timothy Michael Drews, Paul G. Kry, James Richard Forbes, Clark Verbrugge

  • Continuous Pose Estimation in 2D images at Instance and Category Levels
    Damien Teney, Justus Piater

  • Multi-Sensor Appearance Based Place Recognition
    Jack Collier, Stephen Se, Vinay Kotamraju

  • Topic Models for Image Localization
    Zheng Wang, Faisal Z. Qureshi

  • Blinded by the Light: Exploiting the Deficiencies of a Laser Rangefinder for Rover Attitude Estimation
    Jonathan D Gammell, Chi Hay Tong, Timothy D Barfoot

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 Session 8: Mapping and Reconstruction

  • Reconstructing 3D Buildings from LIDAR using Level Set Methods
    Saad Khattak and Daniel S. Buckstein and Andrew Hogue

  • Robust Structure from Motion of Nonrigid Objects in the Presence of Outlying and Missing Data
    Guanghui Wang, John Zelek, Q.M. Jonathan Wu

  • Fast Floor Segmentation Algorithm for Visual-based Robot Navigation
    F. Geovani Rodríguez-Telles, L. Abril Torres-Méndez and Edgar A. Martínez-García

  • Parallel Planes Identification Using Uncalibrated Zooming Cameras
    Tarik Elamsy, Adlane Habed, Boubakeur Boufama

  • Hierarchical Ray Tracing For Fast Volumetric Next-Best-View Planning
    J. Irving Vasquez-Gomez, L. Enrique Sucar, Rafael Murrieta-Cid

Friday, May 31st

8:30-10:00 Session 9: Invited Speaker CRV4

Invited Talk:

Shape Reconstruction of Transparent Objects
Prof. Wolfgang Heidrich, University of British Columbia

Poster Short Talks (3 min each):
  • On structuring multiple grouping hypotheses in generic object detection
    Guillaume Villeneuve, Robert Bergevin

  • Enhancing Exploration in Topological Worlds with a Directional Immovable Marker
    Hui Wang, Michael Jenkin, Patrick Dymond

  • Real-time Specularity Detection Using Unnormalized Wiener Entropy
    Qing Tian and James J. Clark

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 Poster Session

See Poster Short Talk portions of the Invited Speaker Sessions for paper titles.

12:00-1:30 Lunch (on your own)

1:30-3:00 Session 10: Vision Fundamentals

  • Edge-based and Efficient Chromaticity Spatio-Spectral Models for Color Constancy
    Mehdi Rezagholizadeh and James J. Clark

  • Eigenbackground Bootstrapping
    Kevin Hughes, Victor Grzeda, Michael Greenspan

  • Quasi-Dense Correspondence in Stereo Images Using Multiple Coupled Snakes
    Xida Chen, Yee-Hong Yang

  • Exploiting color constancy for compensating projected images on non-white light projection screen
    Abdeldjalil Madi, Djemel Ziou and Frederic Dhalleine

  • Real-Time Simulation of Camera Errors and Their Effect on Some Basic Robotic Vision Algorithms
    Andre Hinkenjann, Thorsten Roth, Jessica Millberg, Hojun Yun

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 Session 11: Interface, Vision Applications, Education

  • Change Detection in Feature Space using Binary Local Self-Similarities
    Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau, Jean-Philippe Jodoin, Nicolas Saunier

  • Enabling User Interactions with Video Contents
    Khalad Hasan, Yang Wang, Wing Kwong, Pourang Irani

  • ros4mat: A Matlab Programming Interface for Remote Operations of ROS-based Robotic Devices in an Educational Context
    Yannick Hold-Geoffroy, Marc-Andre Gardner, Christian Gagne, Maxime Latulippe and Philippe Giguere

  • Robust Solvers for Square Jigsaw Puzzles
    Debajyoti Mondal, Yang Wang, Stephane Durocher

  • Abstracting Vision Tasks Using a Segment-Based Language Model
    Gregor Miller, Steve Oldridge and Sidney Fels