ICFHR 2018
The 16th International Conference on
Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition

August 5 - 8, 2018   ●   Niagara Falls, USA

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ICFHR 2018 participants at Fort Niagara
Photo Credit: Angela Doll Photography

ICFHR 2018 was a great success! Thanks to all that attended and contributed to the organization of the conference. The conference proceedings should be available early in Fall 2018 through IEEE Xplore. Slides from some talks and sessions are available through the 'Program' link above.

IAPR ICFHR 2018 Award Winners. Program Committee Chair Christian Viard-Gaudin and Organizing Chair Ranga Setlur appear in all three photos. From left: K. Davlia and R. Zanibbi, E. Rusakov, and H. Scheidl. (click on photos for larger images)

The 16th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR 2018) was held August 5-8, 2018 in Niagara Falls (USA) at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center. ICFHR is the flagship conference for handwriting recognition research and applications. The conference brings together experts from academia and industry to share their experiences and advance research in all aspects of handwriting recognition technologies.


ICFHR 2018 is sponsored by the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), and organized in part by IAPR Technical Committee No. 11 (Reading Systems). We gratefully acknowledge additional support from the following:


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ICFHR 2018 is being hosted by the CUBS and DPRL labs at the University at Buffalo and the Rochester Institute of Technology. The conference proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS).


- History of ICFHR -

ICFHR began in 1990, with a workshop held in Montréal, Canada. The workshop became the bi-annual ICFHR conference in 2008. A list of previous IWFHR and ICFHR meetings is provided below.

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ICFHR 2018
August 5-8, 2018
Niagara Falls (USA)