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    Human Vision and Electronic Imaging
    The International Conference on Perception and Cognition in Electronic Media

    January 28 - February 1, 2018
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    2018 HVEI Keynote Speakers

    Keynote Session I: Human Vision Approaches to Image Quality for Images, Video and Stereo Applications
    Hyatt Regency, Burlingame Monday 29 January 10:50 am

    • The field of view, the field of resolution, and the field of contrast sensitivity
      Andrew Watson, Apple, Inc. (United States)

    • Perceptual display: Apparent enhancement of scene detail and depth
      Karol Myszkowski, MPI Informatik (Germany)

    Keynote Session II: Human Behavior in Real-World Environments
    Hyatt Regency, Burlingame Monday 29 January 3:20 pm

    • Lighting perceptual intelligence
      Sylvia Pont, Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)

    • Applying insights from visual perception and cognition to the development of more effective virtual reality experiences
      Victoria Interrante, University of Minnesota (United States)

    Keynote Session III: Visual Representation in Art, Imaging and Visualization with Tim Jenison of Tim's Vermeer Fame
    Hyatt Regency, Burlingame Thursday 1 February 2:00 pm

    • Capturing reality
      Tim Jenison, NewTek, Inc. (United States)

    Past HVEI Keynote Speakers

    • Vision at a glance
      Ruth Rosenholtz, MIT (United States)

    • Movies and meaning: From low-level features to mind reading
      Sergio Benini, University of Brescia (Italy)

    • Towards a rudimentary neural model of multisensory integration in human neocortex
      John Foxe, University of Rochester Medical Center (United States)
      Sophie Molholm, University of Rochester Medical Center (United States)

    • Up Periscope! Designing a new perceptual metric for imaging system performance
      Andrew Watson, NASA Ames Research Center (United States)

    • Optimizing for visual cognition in high performance scientific computing
      Colin Ware, University of New Hampshire (United States)

    • Lessons learned from the colorization and 3D conversion of feature films and how they can be applied to the emerging mediums of virtual and augmented reality: a creative, consumer and neuroscience perspective
      Barry Sandrew, Augmented Vision Works (United States)

    • Few hundred image quality metrics later: the emerging science of quality of experience (QoE) in Electronic Imaging
      Patrick Le Callet, Institute de Recherche en Communications et en Cybernetique de Natnes (France)

    • Cognitive psychology meets art: studying creativity, language, and emotion through live musical improvisation in film and theatre
      Monica Lopez-Gonzalez, La Petite Noiseuse Productions (US), Maryland Institute College of Art (US), Johns Hopkins Univ. (US)

    • Next gen perception and cognition: augmenting perception and enhancing cognition through mobile technologies
      Sergio R. Goma, Qualcomm Inc. (US)

    • Perceiving, measuring, and modeling 3D material appearance
      Christopher W. Tyler, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute (US)

    • Seven challenges for image quality research
      Damon M. Chandler, Oklahoma State Univ. (US)

    • Images shared in social media: a window into human sentiment and emotion
      Shih-Fu Chang, Columbia Univ. (US)

    • The science of social interactions on the web
      Ed H. Chi, Google (US)

    • Predicting visual memorability
      Aude Oliva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US)

    • World, environment, umwelt, and innerworld: a biological perspective on visual awareness
      Jan J. Koenderink, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)

    • Does evolution favor true perceptions?
      Donald D. Hoffman, Univ. of California, Irvine (US)

    • The general solution to HDR rendering
      John J. McCann, McCann Imaging (United States)

    • Measuring material perception
      Laurence T. Maloney, New York Univ. (United States)

    • Computational photography and the Stanford Frankencamera
      Marc S. Levoy, Stanford Univ. (United States)

    • Visualization grand challenges
      Georges G. Grinstein, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell (United States)

    • How 3D immersive visualization is changing medical diagnostics
      Anton Koning, Erasmus MC (Netherlands)

    • Vision as user interface
      Jan J. Koenderink, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)

    • On the relationship between selective visual attention and visual consciousness
      Naotsugu Tsuchiya, Christof Koch, California Institute of Technology (United States)

    • Music in film and animation: experimental semiotics applied to visual sound and musical structures
      Roger A. Kendall, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)

    • Photographing the range of light: works by Ansel Adams and John Sexton
      John Sexton, John Sexton Photography (United States)

    • Preferences for individual colors: WAVEs of color, culture, music, and emotion
      Stephen E. Palmer, Karen B. Schloss, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)

    • Towards a true spherical camera
      Guru Krishnan, Shree K. Nayar, Columbia University (United States)

    • Behavioral and neural correlates of visual preference decision
      Shinsuke Shimojo, California Institute of Technology (United States)

    • Perceptual experiments on the Web
      Ken Nakayama, Harvard Univ. (United States)

    • Image Statistics and Surface Perception
      Edward H. Adelson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • The Perception of Simulated Materials
      Holly E. Rushmeier, Yale Univ.

    • Single-photon Imaging Inspired by Human Vision
      Hooman Mohseni, Northwestern Univ.

    • The Appearance of Images
      Karen K. De Valois, Univ. of California/Berkeley

    • Natural Systems Analysis (Keynote Talk)
      Wilson S. Geisler, The Univ. of Texas at Austin

    • New Vistas in Image and Video Quality
      A. C. Bovik, K. Seshadrinathan, and S. Sumohana, The Univ. of Texas/Austin

    • Painterly Rendered Portraits from Photographs Using a Knowledge-based Approach
      S. DiPaola, Simon Fraser Univ. (Canada)

    • Nonlinear Encoding in Multilayer LNL Systems Optimized for the Representation of Natural Images
      C. Zetzsche, Univ. Bremen (Germany); U. Nuding, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München (Germany)

    • Computational Neuroimaging: Maps and Tracks in the Human Brain
      Brian Wandell, Stanford University

    • Learning Where to Look
      Mary Hayhoe, University of Rochester

    • Eye-Robot: A Standard Observer for Vision Technology
      Andrew B. Watson, NASA Ames Research Ctr.

    • Celestial Illusions and Ancient Astronomers: Aristarchus and Eratosthenes
      Thomas V. Papathomas, Rutgers Univ.

    • Perception and Action in Virtual Environments
      Heinrich H. Buelthoff, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

    • Human Face Perception: Symmetry, Depth, and Form
      Christopher Tyler, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

    • Constancy Myth, the Vocabulary of Color Perception, and the ATD04 Model
      S. Lee Guth, Indiana University School of Optometry

    • Noticing things: The science of visual salience
      Tom Troscianko, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)

    • Signal processing for lip reading
      Harry Levitt, City Univ. of New York

    • Learning to see: seeing to learn
      D. M. Russell, IBM Almaden Research Ctr.

    • Color naming for image color composition
      Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Bernice E. Rogowitz, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr.

    • The channel for reading
      D. G. Pelli, New York Univ.

    • Perceptual model for texture analysis and synthesis
      Eero P. Simoncelli, New York Univ.

    • Illumination frameworks in the brain
      Alan Gilchrist, Rutgers Univ.

    • Using adaptation experiments to uncover higher level features in perception
      Michael A. Webster, Univ. of Nevada/Reno

    • Identifying perceptually significant features for image recognition
      Pawan Sinha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • On seeing stuff: the perception of materials by humans and machines
      Edward H. Adelson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • Computer graphics and vision
      Patrick Hanrahan, Stanford Univ.

    • Using virtual reality to study perception: understanding the moon illusion
      James H. Kaufman, IBM Almaden Research Ctr. Lloyd Kaufman, New York Univ.

    • Unconventional imaging: new methods for capturing high-dynamic range and wide field of view
      Shree K. Nayar, Columbia Univ.

    • Building HAL: computers sensing, recognizing, and responding to human emotion
      Rosalind W. Picard, MIT Media Lab.

    • Surprising perspectives
      Jan J. Koenderink, Univ. Utrecht (Netherlands)

    • Nonlinear neurons and higher-order statistics: new approaches to human perception and electronic image representations
      C. Zetzsche, G. Krieger, Univ. München (Germany)

    • Auditory-visual interaction: from fundamental research in cognitive psychology to (possible) applications
      A. Kohlrausch, IPO Ctr. for Research on User-System Interface and Philips Research Labs. (Netherlands); S. van de Par, IPO Ctr. for Research on User-System Interface (Netherlands)

    • Diagnostic medical imaging: current practices and future directions
      A. B. Poirson, R. Taylor, AccuImage Diagnostics Corp.; B. A. Wandell, Stanford Univ.

    • Computational expressionism or why random() is falling into disuse in computer art
      Walter R. Bender, MIT Media Lab.

    • Building bridges between human vision and electronic imaging: a ten-year retrospective
      Bernice E. Rogowitz, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr.; Jan P. Allebach, Purdue Univ.; Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs.

    • Viewer response to time-varying video quality and implications for coding
      D. E. Pearson, Univ. of Essex (UK); Huib de Ridder, IPO Ctr. for Research on User-System Interaction (Netherlands)

    • Human vision and image rendering: is the story over, or is it just beginning?
      Jan P. Allebach, Purdue Univ.

    • Vision-based image compression
      Murat Kunt, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland)

    • Color imaging systems and color theory: past, present, and future
      John J. McCann, McCann Imaging

    • Future image processing: making a picture fit the mind's eye
      Lawrence W. Stark, Univ. of California/Berkeley