In this issue…


From the Editor--Contribute!

Larry O’Gorman outlines ways you can contribute to your IAPR Newsletter.



Technical Committees

Karl Tombre discusses TC guidelines for conferences and workshops, web site and educational materials and test datasets.


From the ExCo

Denis Laurendeau reviews the Governing Board meeting that took place in Portugal in June.  Many interesting topics were discussed, including a call for nominations for the K-S Fu Prize to be awarded at ICPR2006 in Hong Kong.


Books, Books, Books

Salil Prabhakar reviews Kernel Methods for Pattern Analysis by John Shawe-Taylor and Nello Cristianini (Cambridge University Press, 2004).


Call for Papers:  ICPR2006

December 15th is the deadline for paper submissions to ICPR2006. 


Call for Nominees: K-S Fu Prize

Nominations are being accepted for the K-S Fu Prize that will be awarded at ICPR 2006. 


Conference & Workshop Reports:


MVA 2005 Conference Photos


PRIP 2005  8th International Conference on

Pattern Recognition and

Information Processing


MCS 2005  6th International Workshop on Multiple Classifier Systems


GREC 2005  6th IAPR International Workshop on Graphics Recognition


NNLDAR05  1st IAPR TC3 Workshop on

Neural Networks and Learning

in Document Analysis and Recognition


ICIAP 2005  13th International Conference on

Image Analysis and Processing


Letters to the Editor

Usama Hasan offers insights into the issue of automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) that was described in “Pattern Recognition in Traffic Engineering” which appeared in the July, 2005, IAPR Newsletter.


Of interest…

This bulletin board has positions and a  publication that will be of interest to IAPR members.

Volume 27 Number 4

October 2005



Calls for Papers

ICPR 2006

18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Hong Kong

Deadline: December 15, 2005

August 20-24, 2006

King-Sun Fu Prize 2006

To be presented at the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 06)

Hong Kong

Deadline: January 15, 2006

August 20-24, 2006

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IWFHR 2006

10th International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition
La Baule, France
deadline: February 15, 2006
October 23-26, 2006

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:  January 31, 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