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Conference Programme


    Decisions Available (CMT)
  List of Accepted Papers

  Conference Registration
  (early rate until 20 July 2013)
  (author deadline 25 July 2013)
  Camera-ready Guidelines
  (submission by 25 July 2013)

   439 submissions
   30% accept rate
   7% oral accept rate




British Machine Vision Conference 2013



The 24th British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) was held at the University of Bristol between 9 - 13 Sept 2013. The host city was Bristol, which is located in the South West of the United Kingdom two hours from London.


The British Machine Vision Conference is one of the major international conferences on computer vision and related areas. It is organized by the British Machine Vision Association (BMVA).


Recordings of conference talks are available on

Full Proceedings are available online at the BMVA website, that is for BMVC 2013 under ISBN 1-901725-49-9 and for the workshop BMVW 2013 under ISBN 1-901725-50-2. An electronic version of the Book of Abstracts (40MB, 100MB, 120MB) distributed at BMVC 2013 is also available.




Prize Winners of 2013

Best Science Paper

Metric Regression Forests for Human Pose Estimation
Gerard Pons-Moll, Jonathan Taylor, Jamie Shotton, Aaron Hertzmann and Andrew Fitzgibbon
Leibniz University Hannover, University of Toronto, Microsoft Research Cambridge


Best Industry Paper

Multi-view Body Part Recognition with Random Forests
Vahid Kazemi, Magnus Burenius, Hossein Azizpour and Josephine Sullivan
KTH, Sweden


The Maria Petrou Prize for Invariance in Computer Vision

The Complete Rank Transform: A Tool for Accurate and Morphologically Invariant Matching of Structures
Oliver Demetz, David Hafner and Joachim Weickert
Saarland University


Best Poster

Learning to approximate global shape priors for figure-ground segmentation
Daniel Kuettel and Vittorio Ferrari
ETH Zurich and University of Edinburgh



BMVC 2013 featured keynotes by Andrew Zisserman (Oxford) and Frank Dellaert (Georgia Tech), as well as tutorials by Adam Coates (Stanford) and Andreas Krause (ETH).

Snapshots from some of the sessions. More photographic impressions are available on Flickr. (Photographer: Osian Haines)


The conference reception has been held at the Great Hall of the University Tower (MWB) and featured a presentation by Aardman‘s Head of Technical Team’ Tom Barnes (top left) on the latest visual animation project made in Bristol. More photographic impressions are available on Flickr. (Photographer: Osian Haines)


The traditional banquet has been held at Bristol’s Great Council Hall next to the city’s 12th Century cathedral.Conference Paper Prizes were awarded and Roberto Cipolla (middle, bottom left image) was awarded the 2013 Fellowship of the BMVA.




11 Aug 2013   Last Day to Submit Student Bursary Application

04 Aug 2013   Last Day of Residential Registration
25 July 2013 Camera-ready Paper & Author Registration Due (now closed)
01 Aug 2013 Student Bursaries Application open
25 July 2013 Camera-ready Paper & Author Registration Due (now closed)
20 July 2013 Last Day of Early Bird Registration (now closed)
19 July 2013 Call for Demos published

07 July 2013 Preliminary Programme Released
01 July 2013 Author Notification of Acceptance (completed)
27 June 2013 Consolidated Area Chair Reports Due (completed)
05 June 2013 Deadline for Reviewers to Complete Reviews (completed)
30 May 2013
Conference Registration goes live
20 May 2013
Student Workshop Website goes live
01 May 2013 Paper Submission Closed
01 May 2013 Full Paper Submission Due (extended deadline)
24 Apr 2013  Full Paper Submission Due (original deadline)

16 Apr 2013 
Submission Deadline extended to 01 May 2013
16 Mar 2013 
Submission of Papers for review now available
02 Feb 2013  Poster Download made available
31 Jan 2013  Instructions for Authors confirmed
22 Jan 2013  Keynote Speakers confirmed
30 Nov 2012  
Call for Papers published
30 Sep 2012  Important Dates published
05 Sep 2012  Website goes live
05 Sep 2012  BMVC 2013 Conference Announcement at
BMVC 2012



BMVC 2013 Visual Identity

- BMVC 2013 Logo (PDF A4 Landscape)
- BMVC 2013 Conference Bag (PDF 8.3 x 11.7 in)
- BMVC 2013 Venue Map (PDF A4 Portrait)
- BMVC 2013 Programme (PDF A3 Poster)
- BMVC 2013 Banner (PDF 1m x 3m)


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