Saturday September 11, 2010,
Hersonissos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece 

in conjunction with ECCV 2010

Sponsored by

Topic: The workshop will bring together researchers from vision, learning and related areas to present and discuss the recognition of spatio-temporal motion of people across a broad range of application areas ranging from sign language recognition through to gesture and activity.


Best paper prize sponsored by PASCAL2

 The list of topics will include (but are not limited to):

  • Continuous Sign Language Recognition & analysis
  • Non-Manual Features and Facial expression recognition
  • Feature Extraction for recognition
  • Human torso tracking and modelling
  • Hand Shape Classification
  • Gesture Recognition
  • Activity and Action Recognition
  • Facial expression analysis


  • Lip Reading
  • Fusion methods for Recognition
  • Multimodal human behavior analysis
  • Non Verbal Communication
  • Affective Computing
  • Hand and Face Tracking
  • Corpora for training and testing
  • Semi-automatic corpora annotation tools
  • Probabilistic sequence modelling


Submission site:
Main conference site:
Workshop organisers: Richard Bowden, Uni of Surrey, UK  
Philippe Dreuw, RWTH Aachen Uni, DE
Petros Maragos , NTUA, Greece
Justus Piater, Uni of Liège , Belgium
Invited Speakers: Ivan Laptev, INRIA, France
Dimitris Metaxas, Rutgers, USA 
Programme Committee: Aleix Martinez, Ohio State University
Andrew Zisserman, Oxford, UK
Bastian Leibe, RWTH Aachen University
Bernt Schiele, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Bjorn Stenger, Toshiba Research, UK
Christian Vogler, ILSP, Greece
Christophe Collet, IRIT, France
Edmond Boyer, INRIA, France
Fernando De la Torre, CMU, USA
Hermann Ney, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Iain Matthews, Disney Research, USA
Ivan Laptev, INRIA, France
Josef Kittler, Uni of Surrey, UK
Justus Piater, Université de Liège, Belgium
Mark Everingham, Uni of Leeds, UK
Matthew Turk, Uni of California, USA
Milos Zelezny, West Bohemia, Czech
Nicu Sebe, University of Trento, Italy
Petros Maragos, NTUA, Greec
Philippe Dreuw, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Piotr Dollar, Caltech, USA
Rama Chellappa, Uni of Maryland
Richard Bowden, Surrey University, UK
Shaogang Gong, QMUL, UK
Stan Sclaroff, Boston University, USA
Thomas B. Moeslund, AAU, Denmark
Thomas Deselaers, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Vassilis Athitsos, Uni of Texasm Arlington, USA
Vittorio Ferrari, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


This workshop is supported by the EU-funded FP7 projects SignSpeak ( and Dicta-Sign (