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ICPR 2008 Highlights

Thank you to all who contributed reviews of the Invited Talks presented at ICPR 2008.  Without you this Feature would not have been possible. 

~A. Branzan Albu, ed.

Feature Article

The Invited talks at ICPR2006 covered a wide variety of topics relevant to the IAPR Community.  The Feature Article in this issue of the IAPR Newsletter presents reviews of these talks.


Invited Talk 1—K.S. Fu Prize Lecture:

Data Clustering:  50 Years Beyond K-means

By Anil Jain (USA)

Reviewed by Alexandra Branzan Albu (Canada)


Invited Talk 2:

Towards Brain Computer Interfacing

By Klaus-Robert Müller (Germany)

Reviewed by Alexandra Branzan Albu (Canada)


Invited Talk 3:

Limitations of Content-based Image Retrieval

By Theo Pavlidis (USA)

Reviewed by Alexandra Branzan Albu (Canada)


Invited Talk 4:

Recent Developments in the Study of

Rapid Human Movements Using

Kinematic Theory

By Réjean Plamondon (Canada)

Reviewed by Frédéric Jean (Canada)


Invited Talk 5—J.K. Aggarwal Prize Lecture:

Pursuing Explicit and Implicit Manifolds

by Information Projection

By Song-Chun Zhu (USA)

Reviewed by Aveek Shankar Brahmachari (USA)



Invited Talk 6:

Getting the Big Picture from the Small

by (making) Sense of Direction

By Josef Bigun (Sweden)

Reviewed by Vasant Manohar (USA)


Invited Talk 7:

Hardware and Software Architectures for Secure Biometric Systems

By Barry W. Johnson (USA)

Reviewed by Vasant Manohar (USA)


Invited Talk 8:

Classifier Ensembles: 

Facts, Fiction, Faults, and Future

By Ludmila I. Kuncheva (UK)

Reviewed by Vasant Manohar (USA)


Award Winners:

Lists of 2008 IAPR Fellows and ICPR 2008Best Paper award recipients.

Check out the post conference links at the ICPR 2008 web site



Plenary talks

Links to slides from some of the plenary talks



Proceedings information

IEEE Catalog Number: CFP08182

ISBN: 978-1-4244-2175-6

ISSN: 1051-4651

Papers can be accessed through session links

from this page



Best Paper Awards



ICPR Pictures


Congratulations to the

2008 IAPR Fellows

and to the recipients of the ICPR 2008

Best Paper Awards!


Click here for the lists.