Welcome to the home page for WACV 2015, the IEEE’s and the PAMI-TC’s premier meeting on applications of computer vision.  WACV is a full-fledged IEEE conference which covers all areas of computer vision.

WACV 2015 main conference will be held  January 6-9, 2015 at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Big Island, Hawaii. 

Special sessions on real time systems, big data and a PhD forum are planned along with several tutorials and workshops (Jan. 9th). Computer vision applications leaders will be invited for presenting challenging problems. Demonstrations are encouraged with the posters. Additionally, there will be demonstrations from industry and universities.


WACV 2015 Pocket Program Guide [pdf]


Best Paper Awards:

Session 1: Tracking
Weijun Wang, Ram Nevatia, and Bo Yang
“Beyond Pedestrians: A Hybrid Approach of Tracking Multiple Articulating Humans”

Session 2: Robotic Vision, 3D, and Surveillance
Zhiding Yu, Wende Zhang, Bhagavatula V.K., Vijaya Kumar, and Dan Levi
“Structured Hough Voting for Vision-based Highway Border Detection”

Session 3: Vision and Learning
Catherine Wah, Subhransu Maji, and Serge Belongie
“Learning Localized Perceptual Similarity Metrics for Interactive Categorization”

Session 4: Applications of Computer Vision
Vinay Bettadapura, Irfan Essa, and Caroline Pantofaru
“Egocentric Field-of-View Localization Using First-Person Point-of-View Devices”

Session 5: Object Recognition
Qieyun Dai, Peter Carr, Leon Sigal, Derek Hoiem
“Family Member Identification from Photo Collections”

Session 6: Segmentation and Recognition
Pierre-Luc St-Charles, Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau, Robert Bergevin
“A Self-Adjusting Approach to Change Detection Based on Background Word Consensus”



The Marriott is completely sold out.  We have limited rooms still available at the Hilton.  Please reserve a room as quickly as possible using [[this link]] You may also want to consider https://www.airbnb.com as an alternative, especially for those interested in sharing a room. If you have any issues with hotel reservations, please contact Nicole *(Nicole AT ctocevents DOT com)

For those looking to share a room, share a ride or chat about the conference, you can do so on our Facebook page


Paper acceptance statistics:
425 paper submitted
156 accepted (35 in round 1, 121 in round 2)
36.7% accept rate