11th Workshop "Theoretical Foundations of Computer Vision"
Geometry, Morphology, and Computational Imaging
Schloß Dagstuhl/Wadern (near Saarbrücken/Germany)
April 07  12, 2002
Chairmen
Tetsuo Asano (Japan),
Reinhard Klette (New Zealand),
Christian Ronse (France)
Image analysis and computer graphics depend on geometric modelling and analysis of
objects in two or multidimensional spaces. Different disciplines such as digital geometry,
mathematical morphology, polyeder geometry or computational geometry, just to cite a few,
are closely related to progress in image analysis and computer graphics.
The seminar discussed theoretical fundamentals related to those issues and specified
open problems and major directions of further development in the field of geometric problems
related to image analysis and computer graphics. The seminar schedule was characterised by
flexibility, working groups, and sufficient time for focused discussions. There is an
edited volume
of seminar papers (within the Springer LNCS series).
Contributions in this volume are related to one of the following subjects:
 geometric algorithms for computer vision for extracting structures from images, geometric
shape matching, image segmentation and image restoration,
 mathematical morphology (shape descriptors, connectivity models, topological algorithms,
greylevel and colour image geometry),
 geometric feature analysis (length of a curve, area of surfaces in 3D, curvature: models,
algorithms, performance analysis, multigrid convergence).
Workshop participants contributed with short (20 min) or long (40 min)
talks to the seminar.
Four working groups have been formed on day one of the seminar for smaller and more focuses meetings
during the week.
Related URLs
Previous Workshops "Theoretical Foundations of Computer Vision":
10th (2000):
LNCS 2032, published in 2001 (ed. by R. Klette, Th. Huang and G. Gimel'farb).
9th (1998):
Evaluation and Validation of Computer Vision Algorithms: proccedings published in 2000
(ed. by R. Klette, S. Stiehl, M. Viergever and K. Vincken), Kluwer, Amsterdam.
8th (1996):
Advances in Computer Vision (ed. by F. Solina, W. Kropatsch, R. Klette and R. Bajcsy),
Advances in Computing Science, Springer Wien New York, 1997 (ISSN 14330113).
7th (1994):
Theoretical Foundations of Computer Vision (ed. by W. Kropatsch, R. Klette and F. Solina),
Computing Supplement 11, Springer Wien New York, 1996 (ISSN 03448029).
6th (1992):
Theoretical Foundations of Computer Vision (ed. by R. Klette and W. Kropatsch),
Mathematical Research, Akademie Verlag Berlin, 1992 (ISSN 01383019).
5th (1990): Theoretische Grundlagen der Digitalen Bildverarbeitung, Mägdesprung/Harz
(no proceedings published).
4th (1988):
Theoretische Grundlagen der Digitalen Bildverarbeitung (ed. by R. Klette and W.D. Klix), Heft 104/88, Technische Universität Dresden,
Sektion Mathematik, 1988.
3rd (1986):
Digitale Bildverarbeitung (Theoretische Grundlagen) (ed. by R. Klette and W.D. Klix), Heft 93/86, Technische Universität Dresden,
Sektion Mathematik, 1986.
2nd (1984):
Methoden und Algorithmen der Digitalen Bildverarbeitung (ed. by R. Klette and W.D. Klix), Heft 77/84, Technische Universität Dresden,
Sektion Mathematik, 1984.
1st (1982):
Digitale Bildverarbeitung (ed. by R. Klette and W.D. Klix), Heft 60/82, Technische Universität Dresden,
Sektion Mathematik, 1982.
