Volume 29 Number 1

January 2007



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Calls for Papers

CIVR 2007

6th International Conference on

Image an dVideo Retrieval

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Deadline:  February 5, 2007

July 18-20, 2007

In this issue…


Message from the IAPR President

At ICPR 2006, Karl Tombre was elected IAPR President for the 2006-2008 term. In this feature, he shares his priorities for the IAPR in the next two years.


From the ExCo

Denis Laurendeau relates the latest news from the IAPR Executive Committee.


In Memoriam

Messages honoring Professor Mikio Takagi, former IAPR Vice-President and Governing Board Member, who passed away on 2 February 2006. 


MUSCLE Coin Images Seibersdorf  (CIS) Benchmark Competition 2006

Michael Nölle and Allan Hanbury share the results of the 2006 CIS Benchmark Competition and announce the 2007 competition.


Books, Books, Books

¨ Kai Huang reviews Advances in Image and Video Segmentation by Yu-Jin Zhang (Editor)

¨ Jason Dowling reviews Graph-Theoretic Techniques for Web Content Mining by Schenker, Bunke, Last, and Kandel


Conference and Workshop Reports:


Joint IAPR International Workshops on

Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition 

Statistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition


2nd IAPR-TC3 Workshop on

Artificial Neural Networks in Pattern Recognition


Atlantic Europe Conference on

Remote Imaging and Spectroscopy


International Workshop on

Multimedia Content

Representation, Classification and Security


10th International Workshop on

Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition


11th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition


Of Interest

Free books! Publication announcements. And a job posting that may be of interest to IAPR members.


Conference Planner

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

IAPR Newsletter

Articles, announcements, book reviews,

conference and workshop reports


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Deadline:  March 23, 2007

Call for Submissions

ICB 2007

2nd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics

Seoul, Korea

deadline: February, 15, 2007

August 27-29, 2007


19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Tampa, Florida

deadline: April 8, 2008

December 8-11, 2008

PRIB 2007

2007 IAPR International Workshop on

Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics
deadline:  April 15, 2007
October 1-2, 2007


12th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns
Vienna, Austria
deadline: March 30, 2007
August 27-29, 2007


2nd International Conference on

Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence
Kolkata, India

deadline: March 1,  2007
December 18-22, 2007

ICIAP 2007

14th International Conference on

Image Analysis and Processing

Modena, Italy

deadline: February 16, 2007

September 10-14, 2007


2007 Computational Color Imaging Workshop

Modena, Italy
deadline: March 9, 2007
September 14, 2007