Volume 31, Number 1 January 2009



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Alexandra Branzan Albu

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Calls for Papers

In this issue…


ICPR 2008 Highlights

Reviews of the eight invited talks presented at ICPR2008, which was held in Tampa, Florida, USA, plus a list of best paper award winners and new IAPR Fellows.


From the ExCo

As the first column in his second term as IAPR Secretary, Denis Laurendeau shares the IAPR news from ICPR 2008.


INSIDE the IAPR:  Hello from the new editor of the IAPR Newsletter

Alexandra Branzan Albu, the new editor of the IAPR Newsletter, introduces herself and issues an invitation to the IAPR community to become involved in the Newsletter.


Conference and Workshop Reports:


CIARP 2007

12th Iberoamerican Congress on

Pattern Recognition


DAS 2008

8th IAPR International Workshop on

Document Analysis Systems


Of Interest...

A free book offer and a call for chapters/papers for a proposed book.


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


Contact the editor: 

Alexandra Branzan Albu, aalbu@ece.uvic.ca


Deadline:  March 22, 2009

Call for Submissions

CAIP 2009

13th International Conference on

Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns
Münster, Germany
Deadline: March 31, 2009
September 2–4, 2009

PRIP 2009

10th International Conference

"Pattern Recognition and Information Processing"
Minsk, Belarus
Deadline: January 31, 2009
May 19–21, 2009

MCS 2009

8th International Workshop on

Multiple Classifier Systems
Reykjavik, Iceland
Deadline: January 19, 2009
June 10–12, 2009

ICIAP 2009

15th International Conference on

Image Analysis and Processing

Vietri sul Mare,  Salerno,  Italy

Deadline: January 31, 2009
September 8-11, 2009

CRV 2009

Sixth Canadian Conference on

Computer and Robot Vision

Kelona, British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: January 30, 2009
May 25-27, 2009

CIARP 2009

14th Iberoamerican Conference on Pattern Recogntion
Guadalajara, México
Deadline: June 7, 2009
November 15–18, 2009

GbR 2009

7th IAPR - TC-15 Workshop on

Graph-based Representations in Pattern Recognition
Venice, Italy
Deadline: January 17, 2009
May 26–28, 2009

ICFHR 2010

International Conference on

Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition
Kolkata, India
Deadline: ?
November 16–18, 2010

ICPR 2010

20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition
Istanbul, Turkey
Deadline: January 15, 2010
August 23-26, 2010

ICPR 2008 Special Issue

The International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) is the major scientific event organized under the auspices of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).


This Special Issue of the IAPR Newsletter highlights the Invited Talks from the 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2008) held in Tampa, Florida, on 7-11 December 2008.

PRIB 2009

4th IAPR International Workshop on

Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Deadline: April 1, 2009
September 7-9, 2009