program

08:50 – 09:00 Symposium co-chairs Welcome to the Symposium:
Lucas Paletta (slides, 0.9 MB)
Thies Pfeiffer (slides, 0.9 MB)

keynote talk

Session chair: Thies Pfeiffer

09:00 – 09:45 Constantin A. Rothkopf
TU Darmstadt and FIAS, Germanys200_constantin_rothkopf
Vision through tasks: from the Bongard problems to sandwich making
abstract :: paper (Rothkopf&Ballard 2013 PDF 1.7 MB) :: picture
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee break

cognitive aspects of attention

Session chair: Ulrich Ansorge

10:00 – 10:25 Simone Frintrop
University of Bonn, Germany
Saliency-based object discovery
abstract :: slides (PDF 1.9 MB) :: picture
10:25 – 10:50 Fiora Pirri
Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
Attention & running commentaries in unknown Environments
abstract :: slides (PDF 2.9 MB)
10:50 – 11:15 Anna Belardinelli
University of Tübingen, Germany
Attentional landscapes for object interaction
abstract :: slides (PDF 4.5 MB) :: picture
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

embodiment of attention

Session chair: Lucas Paletta

11:30 – 11:55 Verena Hafner & Guido Schillaci
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Joint attention in humans and robots
abstract :: slides (PDF 2.6 MB) :: picture
11:55 – 12:20 Jean-Marc Odobez
IDIAP, Switzerland
Attention recognition: from contextual analysis of head poses to 3D gaze tracking using remote RGB-D sensors
abstract :: slides (PDF 4.7 MB) :: picture
12:20 – 12:45 Thies Pfeiffer
University of Bielefeld, CITEC, Germany
Modelling patterns of joint attention: eyetracking studies in human-human and human-virtual agent interactions
abstract :: slides (PDF 2.1 MB) :: picture
12:45 – 14:30 Lunch break

active vision and attention

Session chair: Simone Frintrop

14:30 – 14:55 Dimitri Ognibene
King’s College London, United Kingdom
Robotic models of active perception
abstract :: slides (slideshare) :: picture
14:55 – 16:00 CITEC technical demonstrations and coffee break picture

modeling human eye movements

Session chair: Fiora Pirri

16:00 – 16:25 Ulrich Ansorge
University of Vienna, Austria
The cutting edge in priming: how priming of attention bridges the gap across cinematic cuts
abstract :: slides (PDF 6.2 MB) :: picture
16:25 – 16:50 Alex Priamikov
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
OpenEyeSim: A biomechanical simulator for studying the development of oculomotor control
abstract :: slides (PDF 6.5 MB) :: picture
16:50 – 17:15 Lucas Paletta
Joanneum Research, Austria
Three-dimensional recovery of gaze for the modeling of attention in natural environments
abstract :: slides (PDF 8.8 MB)
19:00 Meeting at Christmas Market first picture of beautiful Bielfeld Christmas Market :: second picture of beautiful Bielefeld Christmas Market 
20:00 Dinner