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

in conjunction with ECCV 2010

Sponsored by


9:10 Welcome
9:20 Invited Talk: Recognizing Human Actions in the Wild
Ivan Laptev, INRIA, France
10:20 Retrieving Actions in Group Contexts
Tian Lan, Yang Wang, Greg Mori, and Stephen N. Robinovitch, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
10:40 Coffee

Hough Forest-based Facial Expression Recognition from Video Sequences
Gabriele Fanelli, Angela Yao, Pierre-Luc Noel, Juergen Gall, and Luc Van Gool, ETH, Zurich/K.U, Leuven.


Spatiotemporal Features for Effective Facial Expression Recognition
Hatice Cinar Akakin and Bulent Sankur, Bogazici University , Istanbul .

11:40 Human Focused Action Localization in Video
Alexander Klaser, Marcin Marszalek, Cordelia Schmid and Andrew Zisserman, INRIA, Grenoble/Uni of Oxford , UK .
12:00 Poster Session:

Head Tracking and Hand Segmentation during Hand over Face                        Occlusion in Sign Language
Matilde Gonzalez, Christophe Collet, and Remi Dubot, Universite Paul Sabatier, France .

Fusion of Human Posture Features for Continuous Action Recognition
Khai Tran, Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, and Shishir K. Shah, University of Houston, USA. 

Hand Tracking and Affine Shape-Appearance Handshape Sub-units in Continuous Sign Language Recognition
Anastasios Roussos, Stavros Theodorakis, Vassilis Pitsikalis and Petros Maragos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.                  

Hand Modeling and Tracking for Video-Based Sign Language Recognition by Robust Principal Component Analysis
Wei Du and Justus Piater, University of Liege , Belgium .

Tracking Benchmark Databases for Video-Based Sign Language Recognition
Philippe Dreuw and Jens Forster and Hermann Ney, Aachen University , Germany .

Detecting Regions from Single Scale Edges (W08.18), Konstantinos Rapantzikos, Yannis Avrithis, and Stefanos Kollias, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

Generalised Pose Estimation Using Depth
Simon Hadfield and Richard Bowden, University of Surrey , UK .

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Invited Talk: Coupling Deformable Models and Learning Methods for Nonverbal Behavior Analysis: Applications to Deception, Multi-Cultural Studies and ASL
Dimitris Metaxas, Rutgers, USA
15:00 A Real-time System for Head Tracking and Pose Estimation
Zengyin Zhang, Minyoung Kim, Fernando de la Torre, and Wende Zhang, CMU/General Motors, USA.
15:20 A System for Large Vocabulary Sign Search
Haijing Wang, Alexandra Stefan, Sajjad Moradi, Vassilis Athitsos, Carol Neidle and Farhad Kamangar, Uni of Texas at Arlington/Boston University, USA.
15:40 Best Paper award and Concluding Remarks.
15:45 Coffee

Sponsored by PASCAL2

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