Volume 32, Number 4 October 2010



Newsletter Editor:

Alexandra Branzan Albu





Associate Editor for Book Reviews:

Arjan Kuijper




Layout Editor:

Linda J. O’Gorman


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Calls for Papers

In this issue…


ICPR2010 Highlights

ICPR 2010 Facts and Figures, Impressions, and reviews of the Invited Talks,  plus lists of the new IAPR Fellows and award winners. 


INSIDE the IAPR:  Letter from the President

Denis Laurendeau was elected IAPR President at ICPR 2010.  He shares the IAPR vision for the term 2010-12.



A list of book reviews previously published in the IAPR Newsletter.


Eleazar Jimenez Serrano reviews

Progress in Pattern Recognition

by Sameer Singh and Maneesha Singh (Eds.)


Of Interest...

Springer and World Scientific have offered free review copies of books to those interested in writing Book Reviews for the IAPR Newsletter.



An answer to the question, “when did the term ‘fingerprint’ come to mean any set of distinguishing characteristics?”


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:  December 6, 2010

Call for Submissions

MVA 2011

12th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications
Nara City, Japan
Deadline: December 15, 2010
June 13-15, 2011

SCIA 2011

17th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis

Ystad Saltsjöbad, Sweden

Deadline:  December 15, 2010

May 23-27, 2011

ICDAR 2011

11th International Conference on

Document Analysis and Recognition

Beijing, China

Deadline: March 1, 2011

September 18-21, 2011

Right Arrow: Next

GbR 2011

TC-15 Workshop on

Graph-based Representations in Pattern Recognition
Münster, Germany
Deadline: January 10, 2011
May 18–20, 2011

IJCB 2011

IEEE/IAPR International

Joint Conference on Biometrics

Washington, DC, USA

Deadline:  May 27, 2011

September 26-28, 2011

CCIW 2011

2011 Computational Color Imaging Workshop

Milano, Italy

Deadline: December 1, 2010

April 20-21, 2011

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 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010).

CAIP 2011

14th International Conference of

Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns

Seville, Spain

Deadline: March 25, 2011

August 29-31, 2011

MCS 2011

10th International Workshop on

Multiple Classifier Systems

Naples, Italy

Deadline:  January 15, 2011

June 15-17, 2011

CIARP 2011

16th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition

Pucón, Chile

Deadline:  April 18, 2011

November 15-18, 2011

ICIAP 2011

16th International Conference on

Image Analysis and Processing

Ravenna, Italy

Deadline:  February 15, 2011

September 14-16, 2011

GREC 2011

9th IAPR International Workshop on 

Graphics RECognition

Seoul, Korea

Deadline:  May 15, 2011

September 15-16, 2011