Special Sessions

Light Field Imaging and Display
Organizers: Homer Chen (National Taiwan University, Taiwan); Junsong Yuan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Computational Imaging
Organizers: Jinli Suo (Tsinghua University, China); Jingyi Yu (Shanghai Tech University, China)

Recent Advances in Video Compression Technology in Open Codecs
Organizers: Jingning Han (Google, USA) 

Perceptual Quality Evaluation of Advanced Multimedia Systems
Organizers: Ke Gu (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore); Guangtao Zhai (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China); 
Patrick Le Callet (Université de Nantes, France); Weisi Lin (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Real-World Visual Content Modeling and Understanding for Unmanned Systems
Organizers: C. L. Philip Chen (University of Macau, Macau); Hamid Sheikh (Samsung, USA);
Guang-Bin Huang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore); Chenwei Deng (Beijing Institute of Technology, China) 

Saliency Detection and Applications for Image and Video Analysis

Organizers: Junwei Han (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China); Xueming Qian (Xi’an Jiaotong University, China); 
Ismail Ben Ayed (ETS, University of Quebec, Canada); Jinchang Ren (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)

Trends in Statistical Analysis of Manifold-Valued Data: Theory and Applications to Imaging
Organizers: Baba C. Vemuri (University of Florida Gainesville, USA), Yannick Berthoumieu (University of Bordeaux, France)