Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
Burlingame, California, United States
22 - 26 January 2012
Conference 8299
Digital Photography VIII
Monday - Tuesday, 23 - 24 January 2012
Due Dates:

Extended Abstract (1,000 words, up to 4 pages including preliminary results) and Summary (200 words): 29 July 2011

Manuscript for On-site Proceedings: 14 November 2011


Digital photography is experiencing explosive growth both in the consumer and professional markets. Digital camera sales have exceeded multi-use film camera sales for several years, and since 2004, cell-phone camera sales exceeded both digital and film camera sales combined. Due to the many advances, by way of new component technologies, lens systems, and image processing techniques, digital photography has become a reality for consumers and professionals alike.

This conference serves to bring together researchers, scientists, and engineers working in the imaging field to describe recent progress in digital and computational photography and all its relevant areas, from capture, processing, color, compression, transmission and applications, to photo-finishing and hard and soft output. Papers are solicited in the following areas:


Image sensor technologies and sensor advancements
  • Pixel design and scaling
  • Filter design, CFA (color filter array) layouts
  • Camera on a chip
  • Interplay pixel optics between imaging optics.
Sensor, lens, and system characterization
  • Pixel, ADC and sensor characterization
  • Crosstalk and vignetting
  • Lens systems and characterization
  • IR, UV, anti-aliasing filter.
Image processing technologies
  • Autofocus and autoexposure
  • Illuminant estimation and correction
  • Noise suppression and sharpening
  • Spatial and temporal demosaicing
  • Tone correction and color correction
  • Image enhancement algorithm
  • Compression
  • Image and video stabilization
  • Color image/video quality assessment
  • Adaptive image up-sampling, super-resolution
  • Sparse representation-based image restoration
  • Quality enhancement using multi-frames.
Computational photography
  • Plenoptic, mosaicing solutions, and HDR cameras
  • Multicamera arrays, image composite technologies
  • New optics and catadioptrics
  • Multispectral imaging
  • Depth estimation, extended depth of filed (EDOF)
  • Compressive imaging
  • Re-lighting, de-hazing
  • Real-time image processing, image understanding
  • Image rendering (HDR, perceptual, artistic)
  • Image quality criteria for computational photography
  • Joint optical-digital system design and optimization
  • System-level cost/performance modeling and analysis.
Innovative technologies for digital photography
  • Nanophotonics, nanoplasmonics
  • Black silicon
  • Quantum imaging and ghost imaging
  • 3D camera, 3D sensor, 3D solutions and applications.
Mobile imaging
  • Cell-phone and PDA cameras
  • Size, power, and processing issues
  • Storage, distribution, display and printing
  • Mobile imaging standards
  • Camera module usage patterns
  • Optical and electrical image-stabilization solutions
  • Compensation for dynamic range affected by pixel size
  • Mobile computational photography
  • Mobile visual search
  • Novel aperture design, method and implementation.
Rendering technologies
  • Profiling techniques, color management
  • Soft and hard copy rendering
  • Photo kiosks and on-line photofinishing
  • Archival photography, revival of old photographs.
Imaging standards
  • Image communications
  • ISO speed, MTF, and color image encodings
  • Image storage technologies
  • File formats and image metadata.
Embedded Solutions
  • Hardware/software enhancement for computer vision
  • Embedded system color processing and enhancement.
Conference features for 2012:
Important Dates
Abstract Due:
11 July 2011

Author Notification:
16 September 2011

Manuscript Due Date:
14 November 2011

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Session 1: Sensors and Optics
Monday, 23 January 2012
8:30 AM - 12:10 PM
An objective protocol for comparing the noise performance of silver halide film and digital sensor
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Sensor defect probability estimation and yield
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Optimum spectral sensitivity functions for single sensor color imaging
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A method for the evaluation of wide dynamic range cameras
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Active pixels of transverse field detector based on a charge preamplifier
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Digital focusing and refocusing with thin multi-aperture cameras
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The multifocus plenoptic camera
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Spatial analysis of discrete plenoptic sampling
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Design framework for a spectral mask for a plenoptic camera
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Session 2: Image Enhancement
Monday, 23 January 2012
2:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Detection thresholds of structured noise in the presence of shot noise
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Reduced-reference image quality assessment based on statistics of edge patterns
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Joint chromatic aberration correction and demosaicking
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Optimal defocus estimates from individual images for autofocusing a digital camera
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Quality versus color saturation and noise
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Bio-inspired framework for automatic image quality enhancement
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An efficient multiple exposure image fusion in JPEG domain
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A controllable anti-aliasing filter for digital film cameras
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Tuesday 24 January Show All Abstracts
Session PL1: Plenary Session and Society Award Presentations
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
8:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom A
Session 3: Image Quality and Mobile Imaging I: Joint Session with Conference 8293
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
9:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Rethinking camera user interfaces
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Session 4: Image Quality and Mobile Imaging II: Joint Session with Conference 8293
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
11:10 AM - 12:30 PM
On the performances of computer vision algorithms on mobile platforms
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Session 5: Multispectral
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Spectral sensitivity evaluation considering color constancy
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Multispectral demosaicking using guided filter
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An LED-based lighting system for acquiring multispectral scenes
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Session IP1: Interactive Paper and Symposium Demonstration Session
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom E

Demonstrations...5:30 to 8:00 pm

A symposium-wide demonstration session will be open to attendees 5:30 to 8:00 pm Tuesday evening. Demonstrators will provide interactive, hands-on demonstrations of a wide-range of products related to Electronic Imaging.

Posters...5:30 to 7:00 pm

Interactive papers will be placed on display after 10:30 am on Tuesday. An interactive paper session, with authors present at their papers, will be held Tuesday evening, 5:30 to 7:00 pm.
Fast in-plane translation and rotation estimation for multi-image registration
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Multispectral filter wheel cameras: modeling aberrations for filters in front of lens
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Correcting saturated pixels in images
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Real-time, multidirectional 2D fast wavelet transform and its denoised sharpening application
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Color transfer using semantic image annotation
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Adaptive directional color image sharpening with overshoot control
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Wednesday 25 January Show All Abstracts
Session PL2: Plenary Session and Conference Award Presentations
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
8:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom A
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