Ninth International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics

October 11th, 2021

The workshop will be held within the ICCV 2021 conference, as an half-day workshop (afternoon) on October 11th 2021. Access to the workshop will be provided to registered user by the conference organizers.


All times are in Eastern Time

12:00 PM Opening Remarks
12:15 PM Keynote 1 - DANICA KRAGIC
1:00 PM Paper session 1 (4 papers)
Xixuan Liu (New York University Abu Dhabi), Yi Fang (New York University). Virtual Touch: Computer Vision Augmented Touch-Free Scene Exploration for the Blind or Visually Impaired.
Daohan Lu (New York University), Yi Fang (New York University). Audi-Exchange: AI-Guided Hand-based Actions to Assist Human-Human Interactions for the Blind and the Visually Impaired.
Jiaming Zhang (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Kailun Yang (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Angela Constantinescu ( Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Kunyu Peng (KIT), Karin Müller (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ), Rainer Stiefelhagen (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology). Trans4Trans: Efficient Transformer for Transparent Object Segmentation to Help Visually Impaired People Navigate in the Real World.
Huayao Liu (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Ruiping Liu (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Kailun Yang (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Jiaming Zhang (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Kunyu Peng (KIT), Rainer Stiefelhagen (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology). HIDA: Towards Holistic Indoor Understanding for the Visually Impaired via Semantic Instance Segmentation with a Wearable Solid-State LiDAR Sensor
2:00 PM Break
2:15 PM Keynote 2 - GEORGIA GKIOXARI
3:00 PM Paper session 2 (4 papers)
Semih Orhan (İzmir Institute of Technology), Yalın Baştanlar (Izmir Institute of Technology). Efficient Search in a Panoramic Image Database for Long-term Visual Localization.
Ilya G. Ovodov (ELVEES RnD center). Optical Braille Recognition Using Object Detection Neural Network.
Dario Allegra (University of Catania, Italy), Mattia Litrico (University of Catania), Maria Ausilia Napoli Spatafora (University of Catania), Filippo Stanco (University of Catania), Giovanni Maria Farinella (University of Catania, Italy). Exploiting Egocentric Vision on Shopping Cart for Out-Of-Stock Detection in Retail Environments.
Piotr Wozniak (Rzeszow University of Technology), Bogdan Kwolek (AGH University of Science and Technology). Deep Embeddings-based Place Recognition Robust to Motion Blur.
4:00 PM Break
4:15 PM Keynote 3 - ANCA DRAGAN
5:00 PM Paper session 3 (3 papers)
Antonio Buemi (STMicroelectronics), Arcangelo Bruna (STMicroelectronics), Sylvain Petinot (STMicroelectronics), Nicolas Roux (STMicroelectronics). ORB-SLAM with Near-infrared images and Optical Flow data.
Yu Rong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Takaaki Shiratori (Facebook Reality Labs Research), Hanbyul Joo (Facebook AI Research). FrankMocap: A Monocular 3D Whole-Body Pose Estimation System via Regression and Integration.
Szilárd Molnár (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca), Benjamin Kelenyi (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca), Levente Tamas (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca). ToFNest: Efficient normal estimation for time-of-flight depth cameras.
5:45 PM Closing Remarks