Welcome to the official website for the Workshop on the Applications of Computer Vision 2012 in Breckenridge, Colorado. This year’s passport registration will include access to the co-located MMBIA workshop, as well as a special tutorial on the Introduction to PyVision and CSU Face Recognition Baseline Algorithm by David Bolme and Steve O’Hara – Colorado State University.  

MMBIA will be held January 9, 9am-6pm and January 10,  9am-12:30pm
WACV will be held January 10, 2pm -10pm and January11,  2pm-10pm

WACV BEST PAPER AWARDS sponsored by Goggle

Implementing High Resolution Structured Light by Exploiting Projector Blur, Camillo Taylor, University of Pennsylvania

Point-less Calibration: Camera Parameters from Gradient-Based Alignment to Edge Images,  Peter Carr, Disney Research, Pittsburgh


Predicting Human Gaze using Quaternion DCT Image Signature Saliency and Face Detection, Boris Schauerte, Karlsruhe Inst. Tech; Rainer Steifelhagen, Karlsruhe Inst. Tech. & Fraunhofer IOSB

Group-Level Context Learning for Event Recognition, Yimeng Zhang, Cornell University; Weina Ga, Ming-Ching Chang, Xiaoming Liu, GE Global Research

WACV 2012 had 142 papers submitted;  We accepted 12 full orals and 51 short orals for an overall acceptance rate of 44%.  130 people were registered!

The PDF version of the program is available here:






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