CVAUI 2016 is sponsored by Ocean Networks Canada

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, operates several underwater cabled observatories off the west coast of Canada and in the Arctic. Over the past 10 years, ONC has collected over 83,000 hours of video data from 26 historical and current seafloor camera systems, along with an additional 10,000 hours of video from remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). All data are freely available for download through the website.

Important Dates:

Extended submission deadline: 1 October 2016
Author notification: 21 October 2016
Camera ready: 15 November 2016
Workshop day: 4 December 2016

Workshop Organizers (ONC):

Alexandra Branzan Albu (PhD) Maia Hoeberechts (PhD)
Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Director User Services
University of Victoria BC, Canada Ocean Networks Canada BC, Canada
aalbu@uvic.ca maiah@uvic.ca

Scientific Committee:

Jacopo Aguzzi Spanish National Research Council, Dept. of Renewable Resources, Barcelona, Spain
Michael Aron ISEN Ecole D’Ingenieurs, Brest, France
Duane Edgington Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, CA, US
Bob Fisher School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK
Hervé Glotin Institut Universitaire de France and University of Toulon, France
Anthony Hoogs Computer Vision group, Kitware, NY, US
Lakshman Prasad Intelligence & Space Research Division, Space Data Systems Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Gabriella Sannitti di Baja Institute of Cybernetics "E.Caianiello", Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Timm Shoening Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany
Concetto Spampinato School of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Catania, Italy
Stefanos Vrochidis Information Technologies Inst., Thesaloniki, Greece