The Center for Machine Perception, CTU Prague (CMP)  and   The Czech Pattern Recognition Society (CPRS)
invite you to the

Spring 2009 Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision Colloquium

April 23, 2009
Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Karlovo namesti 13, Building G, room 205.

See (how to get here).


9:30-9:45 Welcome and speaker introduction.
9:45-10:30 Bryan Russell (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France)
Building a database of 3D scenes from user annotations [abstract].
10:30-11:15 Jiri Filip (UTIA Praha, Czech Republic)
Accurate Materials Appearance Represention using Bidirectional Texture Functions: Measurement, Compression, Modelling and Perception [abstract].
11:15-12:00 Fredrik Kahl (Lund University, Sweden)
Optimal Correspondences, Geometry and the Vertex Cover Problem [abstract].
12:00-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-14:15 Ondra Chum (CMP Prague, Czech Republic)
Geometric min-Hashing: Finding a (Thick) Needle in a Haystack [abstract].
14:15-15:00 Aaron Sloman (University of Birmingham, UK) [wiki]
From "Baby Stuff" to the World of Adult Science: Developmental AI from a Kantian viewpoint. [abstract], [pdf] [ slides]
Coffee break
15:30-16:15 Prof. Michael Goesele (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
Images, Images, Billions of Images [abstract].
16:15-17:00 Eyke Hullermeier (Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany)
Fuzzy Logic in Machine Learning and Data Mining [abstract].
17:00 -> CMP visit (laboratory, demos, posters ), informal discussion.

Please, pre-register by sending an e-mail with Subject: "Colloquium" to Eva Matyskova ( to allow us to book a room of an appropriate size. Please indicate whether you are interested in a simple lunch that will be provided during the mid-day break. Due to the size of the seminar room, the number of participants is limited.
If you want to be informed about future Colloquia, send an email with Subject: "Colloquium mailing list" to the address above.
Programme and organizing committee: Jiri Matas ( , Eva Matyskova (
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