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ACM Workshop on Surreal Media and Virtual Cloning (SMVC) Workshop Program

Session A: Content production for 3D virtual spaces
9:15-10:00
Invited Talk: Aljosa Smolic, Disney Research, Zurich, Switzerland
Chair: Ebroul Izquierdo, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Title: Next Generation 3D Video Representation, Processing and Coding

Coffee Break
10:00-10:15

Session B: Surreal Media
10:15-12:15
Oral session I
Chair: Yang Cai, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • A Real-time Performance System for Virtual Theater
    Qiong Wu, Pierre Boulanger, Maryia Kazakevich, Robyn Taylor, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Using Virtual Worlds for Behaviour Clustering-based Analysis
    Antonio Gonzalez-Pardo, Francisco Borja Rodriguez, Estrella Pulido, David Camacho, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Virtual Gazing in Video Surveillance
    Yingzhen Yang, Yang Cai, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Presentation of Geo-Referenced Videos with Google Earth
    Lingyan Zhang and Roger Zimmermann, National University of Singapore
  • A New Approach to Photograph Forensics Using 3D Analysis for Correcting Perception Errors
    Hyoung Joong Kim, Soomin Lim, Boram Kim, Eui S. Jung, Korea University, Korea
  • Building Virtual Worlds by 3D Object Mapping
    Alessandro Moro, Enzo Mumolo, Massimiliano Nolich, University of Trieste, Italy

Lunch Break
12:15-14:00

Session C:
14:00-14:45
Invited Talk: Tim Weyrich, University College London, UK
Chair: Tamy Boubekeur, Telecom ParisTech, France
Title: Towards a Spatio-Temporal Appearance Model for Human Skin

Session D: Surreal Media and Virtual Cloning research challenges
14:45-15:45
Panel discussion
Chair: Ebroul Izquierdo, Queen Mary, University of London
Invited Panelists: Tamy Boubekeur, Telecom ParisTech, France
Yang Cai, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Peter Eisert, Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany
Noel O Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland
Aljosa Smolic, Disney Research, Zurich, Switzerland
Tim Weyrich, University College London, UK
  • Research problems
  • Potential impacts
  • Collaborative opportunities
  • Post-proceedings

Coffee Break
15:45-16:00

Session E: Virtual Cloning
16:00-17:40
Oral Session II
Chair: Qianni Zhang, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Towards an Expressive Virtual Tutor
    Maher Ben Moussa, Zerrin Kasap, Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Krishna Chandramouli, Seyed Navid Haji Mirza, Qianni Zhang, Ebroul Izquierdo, Queen Mary University of London, UK; Iordanis Biperis, Petros Daras, Informatics & Telematics Institute, Greece.
  • Automatic 3D Virtual Cloning of a Speaking Human Face
    Alessandro Moro, Enzo Mumolo, Massimiliano Nolich, University of Trieste, Italy
  • A Virtual Coaching Environment for Improving Golf Swing Technique
    Philip T Kelly, Noel. E. O'Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • GrabcutD: Improved Grabcut Using Depth Information
    Karthikeyan Vaiapury, Anil Aksay, Ebroul Izquierdo, , Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • 3D Reconstruction of Indoor and Outdoor Building Scenes from a Single Image
    Georgios Vouzounaras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Juan Diego Perez-Moneo Agapito, Petros Daras, Michael Strintzis, Informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece