Workshop on Applications, Systems, and Algorithms for Image Sensing

November 4, 2008, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Held in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2008



Call for Papers






8:00 – 8:30: Breakfast


8:30 – 8:45: Welcome and Best Paper Award


8:45 – 10:00: Keynote Address



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Keynote by:

Dr. John Barrus

Director, California Research Center

Ricoh Innovations, Inc.




10:00 – 10:30: Refreshment Break


10:30 – 12:00: Session 1. Platforms and Tools

Chair: TBA


An Easily Deployable Wireless Imaging System

          John Hicks (University of California Los Angeles), Jeongyeup Paek (University of Southern California), Sharon Coe (University of California Riverside), Ramesh Govindan (USC), Deborah Estrin (UCLA)


Design and Evaluation of an Image Analysis Platform for Low-Power, Low-Bandwidth Camera Networks

          Tim Wark (CSIRO), Peter Corke (CSIRO), Jim Liu (CSIRO), Darren Moore (CSIRO)


A Parallel Implementation of the Color-Based Particle Filter for Object Tracking

          Henry Medeiros (Purdue), Xinting Gao (NXP Semiconductor), Johnny Park (Purdue), Richard Kleihorst (NXP Semiconductor), Avinash Kak (Purdue)


12:00 – 1:30: Lunch


1:30 – 3:30: Session 2. Algorithms

Chair: TBA


Distributed 1D-coverage control for a reconfigurable camera network

Sameera Poduri (University of Southern California), Ajay Deshpande (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Daniela Rus (MIT), Gaurav Sukhatme (USC)


Estimating the Spectral Reflectance of Natural Imagery Using Color Image Features

          Josh Hyman (University of California Los Angeles), Mark Hansen (UCLA), Eric Graham (UCLA), Deborah Estrin (UCLA)


Smart Camera Network Localization Using a 3D Target

          John Kassebaum (Portland State University), Nirupama Bulusu (PSU), Wu-chi Feng (PSU) 


Enabling Data Interpretation through User Collaboration in Sensor Networks

          Branislav Kusy (Stanford), EunJoon Cho (Stanford), Kevin Wong (Stanford), Leonidas Guibas (Stanford)


3:30 – 4:00: Refreshment Break


4:00 – 5:00: Session 3. Applications

Chair: TBA


A System for Determining Indoor Air Quality by Automatic Analysis of Images of an Air Filter Captured on Mobile Phones

Kelsey Whitesell (University of Colorado, Boulder), Brendan Kutler (University of Calfornia Los Angeles), Nithya Ramanathan (UCLA), Deborah Estrin (UCLA)


User Localization using Visual Sensing and RF Signal Strength

          Ciarán Ó Conaire (Dublin City University), Keith Fogarty (DCU), Conor Brennan (DCU), Noel O'Connor (DCU)


5:00- 5:15: Closing Notes


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Program Co-Chairs

Deepak Ganesan (U. Massachusetts)

Phillip B. Gibbons (Intel Research)

Aman Kansal (Microsoft Research)


Technical Program Committee

Maurice Chu (PARC)

Peter Corke (CSIRO ICT Centre)

Branislav Kusy (Stanford)

Dimitrios Lymberopoulos (Microsoft Research)

Johnny Park (Purdue)

Mohammad Rahimi (UCLA)

Gaurav Sukhatme (USC)

Andreas Terzis (JHU)