Digital Futures 2011: Stereoscopic Imaging

Date: Tuesday 1 November 2011
Location: Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT
Organised by: The Imaging Science Group of the Royal Photographic Society, UK, with the cooperation of the Society of Imaging Science & Technology, USA
Chairs: Sophie Triantaphillidou, University of Westminster
Alan Hodgson, 3M Security Printing and Systems Ltd


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09.30-10:15 Tea/Coffee & Registration
10:15-10:20 Welcome & Introduction
Sophie Triantaphillidou, University of Westminster, UK
10:20-10:40 Why do we have difficulty with depth perception in complex environments?
Julie Harris, University of St. Andrews, UK
10.40-11:00 Stereoscopic volume perception – when does a ball look flat like a frisbee disk – when does it look elongated like an egg?
Daniele Siragusano, Cinepostproduction, Denmark
11:00-11:20 The adjustments of colour saturation for stereoscopic 3D perception
Shih-Chueh Kao, University of Leeds, UK
11:20-11:40 Coffee break
11:40-12:00 Explaining the phenomenal experience of stereopsis
Dhanraj  Vishwanath, University of St. Andrews, UK
12:00-12:20 Optimisation of Stereo Image Processing
David Christian, University of Glamorgan, UK
12:20-12:40 Frame rate invariant feature extraction for 3D ranging
Graham Kirsch, Aptina UK
12:40-13:00 Large-field-of-view stereoscopic vision calibration research based on extremely wide angle lenses
Weijia Feng, University of Oulu, Finland
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:20 A concise chronicled overview of stereoscopic imaging and its contribution to medical and forensic science
Hoosain Ebrahim, University of Limpopo, South Africa
14:20-14:40 Practical aspects on stereoscopic live video imaging of operative procedures
Justus Ilgner, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Germany
14:40-15:00 Stereoscopic surgical display systems enhance performance of basic visuomotor manoeuvres during the acquisition of minimally invasive surgical skills
Ralph Smith, University of Surrey, UK
15:00-15:20 Coffee break
15:20-15:40 Designing the best 3D display
Jonathan Mather, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, UK
15:40-16:00 Evaluation of 3D
Alan Cooper, Stereoscopic Society, UK
16:00-16:20 Photometric stereo – Depth from a single camera position
Lindsay MacDonald, University College London, UK
16:20-16:45 Discussions and further questions to presenters and closing