======================================================== British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) 2010 Aberystwyth (Wales, UK), 31 August - 3 September 2010 Final call for papers The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) is one of the major international conferences on machine vision and related areas. Organized by the British Machine Vision Association, the 21st BMVC will be held in Aberystwyth. Authors are invited to submit full-length high-quality papers in image processing and machine vision. Papers covering theory and/or application areas of computer vision are invited for submission. Submitted papers will be refereed on their originality, presentation, empirical results, and quality of evaluation. All papers will be reviewed *doubly blind*, normally by three members of our international programme committee. Please note that BMVC is a single track meeting with oral and poster presentations and will include two keynote presentations to be delivered by Professor Martial Hebert, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University and Professor Jean Ponce, INRIA, France. Dr Simon Prince will give a tutorial entitled "Subspace methods and dimensionality reduction in computer vision" on 31st August. Topics include, but are not limited to: - Statistics and machine learning for vision - Stereo, calibration, geometric modelling and processing - Person, face and gesture tracking - Motion, flow and tracking - Segmentation and feature extraction - Model-based vision - Image processing techniques and methods - Texture, shape and colour - Video analysis - Document processing and recognition - Vision for quality assurance, medical diagnosis, etc. - Vision for visualization and graphics The British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) PhD Workshop to be held on the 3rd September will also be organized. PhD students are invited to submit full-length high-quality papers of which the main author is a student. Papers can be submitted exclusively for this workshop. Student papers submitted through the main conference system that have been rejected will also be considered for inclusion into the workshop. Papers detailing work in progress will also be accepted. Submitted papers will be refereed on their originality, presentation, empirical results, and quality of evaluation. All papers will be reviewed and selected by the local organizing committee. Four bursaries will be given to PhD students as the first authors whose papers have been accepted. These are sponsored by Microsoft Research. EPSRC, CRS, Springer, Wiley and the Research Institute of Visual Computing also sponsor several awards: best conference paper, best industrial paper, best video (demo), best student paper, best student poster, best workshop paper, etc. Important dates: - Paper registration deadline: 17:30 GMT 23rd April 2010 - Submission deadline: 17:30 GMT 30th April 2010 - Notification of acceptance: 28th June 2010 - Camera ready papers: 27th July 2010 - Conference: 31th August-3rd September 2010 General chair: Fred Labrosse (Aberystwyth University) Publicity chair: Yonghuai Liu (Aberystwyth University) Technical programme chair: Reyer Zwiggelaar (Aberystwyth University) Tutorial chair: Bernie Tiddeman, Harry Strange (Aberystwyth University) Local organizing committee: Meinir Davis, Alan Woodland, Ran Song Further information BMVC 2010 Website: http://bmvc10.dcs.aber.ac.uk Contact email: bmvc2010@aber.ac.uk Conference venue: Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 3DB (Wales, United Kingdom).