Volume 28 Number 2

April 2006


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Calls for Papers


Atlantic Europe Conference on Remote Imaging and Spectroscopy

Preston, UK

Deadline: April 26, 2006

September 11-12, 2006

ICDAR 2007

9th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition

Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Deadline:  January 15, 2007

September 23-26, 2007

CIARP 2006

11th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition

Cancun, México

Deadline:  May 19, 2006

November 14-17, 2006

MVA 2007

10th IAPR International Conference on

Machine Vision Applications

Tokyo, Japan

Deadline: December 15, 2006

May 16-18, 2007

CIVR 2007

6th International Conference on

Image an dVideo Retrieval


Deadline:  February 5, 2007

July 18-20, 2007

In this issue…


Pattern Recognition at the US Postal Service:  A Decade of Achievement

Sargur Srihari and Srirangaraj Setlur discuss the success story in the use of pattern recognition by the United States Postal Service since 1996.


Against the rules:  not for the weak-hearted

Maria Petrou, IAPR Treasurer, recommends a broad definition of the “IAPR Community”.


From the ExCo

Denis Laurendeau reports the latest news from the ExCo.


Books, Books, Books

Larry O’Gorman reviews Pattern Recognition, 3rd Edition.


IAPR-TC12 Benchmark for visual information search

Michael Grubinger, Paul Clough and Clement Leung discuss the history of and progress toward finding a standardized benchmark with which to evaluate visual information retrieval systems.


The ImageCLEF Benchmark on Multimodal, Multilingual Visual Images 

In this call for participation article, Henning Müller and Paul Clough provide background to the ImageCLEF series of workshops.


MUSCLE Coin Images Seibersdorf  (CIS) Benchmark Competition 2006

This is another call for participation article.  Michael Nölle and Allan Hanbury give an overview of the CIS Benchmark Competition for 2006.


Conference and Workshop Reports:


DAGM 2006  27th Annual Meeting of the German Association of Pattern Recognition 


PReMI 06  1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence


ICB 2006 International Conference on Biometrics


DAS06  7th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems



The papers are in, and the review process is under way.  Make your plans to attend ICPR2006 in Hong Kong. 


Of interest…

This bulletin board has positions and a  publication that will be of interest to IAPR members.


Conference Planner

Chart of some upcoming IAPR and non-IAPR conferences of interest to the IAPR community.

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IAPR Newsletter

Articles, announcements, book reviews,

conference and workshop reports


Contact the editor:  logorman@avaya.com


Deadline:  June 16, 2006

Calls for Submissions