In this issue…


Pattern Recognition in Traffic Engineering

Toll roads without toll booths.  Automatic detection of cars entering city “congestion zones”.  The pioneering work of Dr. Panos Michalopoulos is discussed as it applies to these traffic engineering applications.



Publicity and Publications Committee

Sargur Srihari and Edward Sobczak discuss the new and still evolving IAPR website.


Books, Books, Books

Two new machine vision books are reviewed.


Pattern Recognition of Designs in Archeological Ceramic Sherds--Can you help?

Scot Keith is part of a team conducting an archeological excavation in Georgia, USA.   They would like to use pattern recognition to match artifact samples.


Multimedia and Visual Information Systems

Marcel Worring and Peitro Pala, Chairs of IAPR’s TC12, discuss the main activities of this TC:  benchmarking and education.


Conference & Workshop Reports:

DGCI 2005 12th International Conference on Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery


GbR 2005  5th Workshop on Graph-based Representations in Pattern Recognition


CRV 2005  2nd Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision


MVA 2005  9th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications


HIP 2005  2nd International Workshop on Human Interface Proofs


CORES 2005  4th International Conference on Computer Recognition Systems


PRIS 2005  5th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems


IbPRIA 2005  2nd Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis


Of interest…

This bulletin board has positions, publications and a new discussion group that will be of interest to IAPR members.

Volume 27 Number 3

July 2005



Calls for Papers


18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Hong Kong

Deadline: December 15, 2005

August 20-24, 2006


10th International Workshop on

Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition

La Baule, France

Deadline: September 15, 2005

October 23-26, 2006

DAS 06

Document Analysis Systems

Nelson, New Zealand

Deadline: September 15, 2005

February 13-15, 2006

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DICTA 2005

Digital Image Computing:  Techniques and Applications
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Deadline: July 31, 2005
December 6-8, 2005


Image and Vision Computing New Zealand 2005
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Deadline:  September 12, 2005
November 30-December 2, 2005

S+SSPR 2006

11th International Workshop on Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition (SSPR 2006)

6th International Workshop on Statistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition (SPR 2006)

Hong Kong

Deadline:  ?, 2006

August 17-19, 2006

ICDAR 2007

9th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition

Curitiba, Parana, Barzil

Deadline:  January 15, 2007

September 23-26, 2007