Volume 34, Number 4

October 2012


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Calls for Papers

In this issue…


Getting to know...George Nagy, IAPR Fellow

Prof. George Nagy reviews a long, successful career that has been full of ideas, research, teaching, and collaborations.


Getting to know...Andreas Dengel, IAPR Fellow

Prof. Dr. Andreas Dengel’s career has focused on the knowledge-based and cognitive aspects of pattern recognition, especially as they relate to document processing.


From the ExCo

Ingela Nyström, IAPR Secretary, shares news from the IAPR Executive Committee.




Leon Todoran reviews

Pattern Recognition, Machine Intelligence, and Biometrics

by Patrick S.P. Wang, Ed.


 IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports:


MCPR 2012

4th Mexican Conference on

Pattern Recognition


ICISP 2012

5th International Conference on

Image and Signal Processing



See you in Tsukuba!

ICPR 2012 will take place November 11-15, 2012.


Position Posting Board

This issue has a Post-Doctoral Fellow offering from IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca In Italy. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2012!


Of Interest...

This issue has a long list of free books available for review.


Meeting and Education Planner

Chart of some upcoming IAPR and non-IAPR workshops, conferences, and summer schools of interest to the IAPR community.

MCS 2013

11th International Conference on

Multiple Classifier Systems

Nanjing, China

Deadline:  December 15, 2012

May 15-17, 2013

Editor in Chief:

Alexandra Branzan Albu




Associate Editor for Book Reviews:

Arjan Kuijper




Layout Editor:

Linda J. O’Gorman


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Deadline:  December 14, 2012

Call for Submissions

Right Arrow: Next

MVA 2013
13th IAPR International Conference on
Machine Vision Applications
Kyoto, Japan
Deadline:  December 14, 2012
May 21-23, 2013

ICDAR 2013

12th  International Conference on

Document Analysis and  Recognition

Washington, DC, USA

Deadline:  February 1, 2013

August 25-28, 2013

CIARP 2013

18th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition

Havana, Cuba

Deadline:  June 15, 2013

November 20-23, 2013

ICB 2013
6th IEEE/IAPR International Conference on Biometrics

Madrid, Spain
Deadline:  December 15, 2012
June 4-7, 2013

ACPR 2013

2nd  IAPR Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition
Okinawa, Japan

Deadline:  June 10, 2013
November 5-8, 2013

ISMM 2013
11th International Symposium on

Mathematical Morphology
Uppsala, Sweden
Deadline:  December 9, 2012

May 27-29, 2013

CAIP 2013

15th  International Conference on

Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns

York, UK

Deadline:  April 1, 2013

August 27-29, 2013

GREC 2013

10th IAPR International Workshop on

Graphics Recognition

Bethlehem, PA, USA

Deadline:  end of March, beginning of April 2013

August, 20-21, 2013

PSL 2013

2nd International Workshop on

Partially Supervised Learning

Nanjing, China

Deadline:  December 15, 2012

May 13-14, 2013