[Corpora-List] Workshop on Vision and Language 2012 (VL'12): Final Call for Participation

Anja Belz A.S.Belz at brighton.ac.uk
Fri Nov 30 16:24:03 CET 2012

Workshop on Vision and Language 2012 (VL'12): The 2nd Annual Meeting of the EPSRC Network on Vision & Language


Sponsored by the BMVA (The British Machine Vision Association)

Final Call for Participation

December 13th and 14th, 2012 The Edge Conference Centre, The Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield

Programme (subject to minor changes) -----------------------------------------------


13:30-14:40 T1 Parsing and Analysis: Prof Ted Briscoe, University of Cambridge

T2 Datasets for Visual Object Recognition: Prof Chris Williams, University of Edinburgh 15:50-16:00 T3 Machine Translation: Dr Lucia Specia, University of Sheffield

T4 Local Feature Extraction: Dr Krystian Mikolajczyk, University of Surrey 16:00-16:20 COFFEE 16:20-17:30 T5 Information Retrieval/Extraction: Prof Rob Gaizauskas, University of Sheffield

T6 Machine Learning Methods for CV: Dr Toby Breckon, Cranfield University

17:30-18:30 DRINKS IN BAR


08:45-09:00 Introduction 09:00-10:00 Invited Lecture: Prof David Hogg, University of Leeds 10:00-10:45 Technical papers:

Alan F. Smeaton et al.: A Decade of Work on Semantic Concept Detection from Video: TRECVid’s Contribution

Muhammad U. G. Khan et al.: Natural Language Descriptions for Video Streams

Ted Briscoe and Wenhao Zhu: Integrating Content-based Image Search into Intelligent Information Access from Scientific Papers 10:45-11:15 COFFEE 11:15-12:15 Invited Lecture: Dr Peter Mika, Yahoo Inc., Barcelona 12:15-13:00 Technical papers:

Lucia Specia et al.: Images as Context in Statistical Machine Translation

Andrew Aubrey et al.: A Novel Audio-Visual Natural Conversation Database

Andrew Anderson et al.: Representational Similarity Between Brain Activity Elicited by Concrete Nouns and Image Based Semantic Models 13:00-13:45 LUNCH 13:45-14:45 Invited Lecture: Dr Katerina Pastra, Cognitive Systems Research Institute, Athens 14:45-15:20 Poster Teasers:

Nikolaos Aletras and Mark Stevenson: Nikolaos Aletras and Mark Stevenson

Rui Tang et al.: Global Alignment for Dynamic 3D Morphable Model Construction

Joanna I. Olszewska: A New Approach for Automatic Object Labeling

Katarzyna Klessa: Annotating paralinguistic features in quasi-spontaneous speech. Adding the “vision” component?

Simon Dobnik: Coordinating spatial perspective in discourse


Amjad Altadmri and Amr Ahmed: VisualNet: Semantic Commonsense Knowledgebase for Visual Applications

Deema AbdalHafeth and Amr Ahmed: Investigating text analysis of user-generated contents for health related applications 15:20-16:50 COFFEE and Poster Session (including Mini-Posters) 16:50-17:20 Discussion Session 17:20-17:30 Closing Remarks

Mini-posters for WLTM Notice Board: ------------------------------------------

Delegates are furthermore encouraged to bring along to the workshop A3-sized mini-posters for our would-like-to-meet notice board. The idea is for mini-posters to describe collaborations sought, profile research groups, advertise publications, and similar items.

Registration: --------------

Please register by filling in the following form and emailing it to: vl-net at brighton.ac.uk<mailto:vl-net at brighton.ac.uk>

Name: Affiliation: Research Interests (3 keywords):



V&L Net will cover the cost of workshop fees, one night's accommodation at Sheffield University and UK standard class travel for all presenters of papers who are also full members of V&L Net (see http://www.vlnet.org.uk for membership details).

For full members who are not presenting workshop V&L Net will cover the cost of workshop fees (only). For all other delegates, workshop fees are 60 for 2 days (30 for 1 day).

Important Dates: -------------------

Submission of Abstracts: 23 Nov 2012 Notification of Acceptance: 01 Dec 2012 Submission of Final Abstracts: 06 Dec 2012 Workshop on Vision and Language: 13-14 Dec 2012

Organisers: --------------

Anja Belz, University of Brighton Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield Darren Cosker, University of Bath Dimitrios Makris, Kingston University

Contact: ----------

vl-net at brighton.ac.uk<mailto:vl-net at brighton.ac.uk> http://www.vlnet.org.uk/VL-Workshop-2012.html

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