**Conference Topics**

Contributions related, but not limited, to the following topics of interest are welcome:

**1. Imaging Sensors**

Color and Texture Analysis

Segmentation

Motion and Tracking

Stereo Vision

Biometrics Recognition

Image-Based Modeling

Calibration and Geometry

Illumination and Reflectance Modeling

Soft Computing for Machine Vision

Physics-Based Modeling

Artificial Intelligence for Machine Vision

Video Analysis

Face and Gesture Recognition

Action and Event Recognition

Similarity/Dissimilarity Metrics

Machine Learning

Performance Evaluation

**2. Image Acquisition**

Image Acquisition

Image Manipulation and Compression

Image Synthesis

Pattern Analysis and Recognition

Medical Imaging

Document Analysis

Image and Video Retrieval

Structure from Motion

Image Registration

Image Enhancement

Clustering

Morphology and Blob Analysis

Applications of Machine Vision

Machine Vision

Active Vision

Object Recognition

Early Vision

Feature Extraction

Motion Analysis

Representation

Recognition (2D and 3D)

Texture and Colour

Scene Understanding

Segmentation

**3. Cognitive Vision**

Cognitive Vision

Tracking

Face and Gesture Recognition

Biometrics

Image and Semantics

Shape from X

Visual Navigation

Statistical Pattern Recognition

Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition

Machine Learning and Data Mining

Artificial Intelligence and Symbolic Learning

Classification and Clustering

Feature Selection, Dimensionality Reduction, Manifold Learning

Kernel Methods and Support Vector Machines

**4. Visualization**

Scientific and Mathematical Visualization

Data Treatment and Visualization

Visual Information Systems

Human-Computer Interaction

Virtual Reality

Holographic Imaging

Visualization and Manipulation of Virtual Objects

Visualization Software

Intelligent Interfaces

Augmented Reality

Intelligent Ambience

Invariance in Recognition

Multiresolution Techniques

OCR, Document Analysis and Understanding

Information Retrieval

Enhancement and Restoration

Filtering

Image and Data Representation

Image Registration

Mathematical Morphology

Signal Coding and Compression

Signal Segmentation

Speech Processing and Understanding

Automation and Robotics

Biomedical Imaging

Image Database Systems

Mobile Robots

Multimedia

Multiprocessor Systems

Parallel Algorithms and Languages

Range Imaging

Real Time Systems

Remote Sensing Applications

Smart Sensors

Surveillance

Visual Inspection

VLSI Architectures

Affective Computing

Cognitive Architecture for Recognition

Context learning for HCI and content retrieval

Data Mining in Pattern Recognition

Fuzzy Logic & Evolutionary Algorithms

Fusion and Ensemble Learning

Human Computer Interaction and Communication

Human Behavior Understanding Technology

Intelligent Agent Technology and Systems

Multimodal Interface

**5. Illumination Models**

Volume Rendering

Rendering Algorithms and Systems

Multidimensional Systems

Numerical Grid Generation

Interpolation and Approximation for Applications

Scientific Computing Tools

Modeling and Visualization

Grid Computing

Approximation, Matrix Theory, Tensor Analysis, Linear and Multilinear Algebra

Simulation via Computational Linear Algebra techniques

Iterative methods

Error Estimation in Iterative Methods

Eigenvalue Problems

Componentwise and Structured Perturbations

Convex Optimization

Approximation of Large-scale Dynamical Systems

Ordinary Differential Equations

Partial Differential Equations

Integral Equations

Integral-Differential Equations

Algebro-Differential Equations

Numerical Methods for Singular Equations

Numerical Linear Algebra

Optimization

Numerical Behaviour of Optimization Algorithms

The Art of Computer Programming of Numerical Methods

Parallel Computing

Distributed Computing

Supercomputing

Finite Elements

Mathematical Aspects of Scientific Computing

Error Analysis

Stability Problems

Convergence Problems

High Complexity Numerical Methods

Non-Linear Systems Theory

Dynamical Systems and Chaos

Dynamical Systems

Large Scale Systems

Identification

Signal Processing

Systems and Control

Robotics

Neural Networks

Fuzzy Systems

Evolutionary Compuation

Simulation in Mathematical Biology

Simulation in Information Retrieval and Management

Electromagnetics

Fluid Mechanics

Simulation in Civil Engineering

Simulation in Economy, Ecology, Biology, Finances

Stochastic differential equations

Linear Programming, Quadratic Programming

Convex Programming, Nonlinear Programming

Complementarity problems, Stochastic Programming

Combinatorial Programming, Integer Programming

Convex, Nonsmooth and Variational analysis

Multiobjective programming

Game Theory

Algorithms for parallel architectures

Global Optimization

Optimal Control

Stochastic Control

Variational Principles and Applications

Software Development

Heuristic Algorithms

Tabu Methods, Simulated Annealing

Probability Theory and Applications

Stochastic Processes

Mathematical Statistics, Applied Statistics

Prediction Theory, Estimation Theory

Identification

Operational Research, Queueing Theory

Reliability Theory, Routing Theory

Measurement Theory

Marketing and Production Organization

Transportation Systems

Epidemiology

Financial mathematics

Information systems and traffic management

Inventory theory

Scheduling

Management Science

Randomized Algorithms

Equational logic programming

Functional Languages

Parallel and Distributed Computation

Problems in Discrete mathematics

Combinatorics and Graph Theory

Functional systems theory

Coding

Cryptology

Object-Oriented Programming

Computational Geometry

Industrial Systems

Real Time Systems

Multimedia

Discrete structures

Extremal problems

Enumeration problems

Network algorithms

Network optimization

Approximation algorithms

Theoretical Computer Science

Coding and Information Theory

Error-correcting codes

Data compression

Switching networks

Communication protocols

Number theory

Group, Ideal, Ring, Field and Galois Theory and Applications

Knowledge Modelling

Decentralised Systems

Remote Sensing

Human-Machine Systems

Sonar and underwater acoustic systems

Undersea Systems

Navigation and Tracking Systems, Space Systems

Wavelets

Verification and Validation

Virtual Reality

Symbolic Computation

Classification