Volume 29 Number 2

April 2007



Newsletter Editor:

Lawrence O’Gorman


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Calls for Papers


The International Conference on Medical Biometrics
Hong Kong
Deadline: July 1, 2007
December 12-14, 2007

In this issue…


The Emerging Role of Visual Pattern Recognition in Spam Filtering

Fabio Roli, Giorgio Fumera and Ignazio Pallai of the University of Cagliari in Italy discuss “image spam”—a new challenge and opportunity for IAPR researchers.


From the ExCo

Denis Laurendeau relates the latest news from the IAPR Executive Committee.


Inside IAPR:  Technical Committees

Get involved with one (or more) of the Technical Committees of the IAPR— information on what and how.


Books, Books, Books


¨ Salil Prabhakar reviews Human Identification Based on Gait by Mark S. Nixon, Tieniu Tan and Rama Chellappa

¨ Jason Dowling reviews Mathematics of Digital Images by Stuart Hoggar


Conference and Workshop Reports:


Workshop on

Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Data


2008 Call for Papers

Submit your papers. Start getting ready for ICPR 2008 in Tampa, Florida!


Of Interest

Free books! Publication announcements. And a job posting that may be of interest to IAPR members.


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


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Deadline:  June 15, 2007

Call for Submissions


19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Tampa, Florida

deadline: April 8, 2008

December 8-11, 2008

CORES 2007

5th International Conference on

Computer Recognition Systems
Wroclaw, Poland
Deadline: May 13, 2007
October 22-25, 2007

DGCI 2008

14th International Conference on

Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery
Lyon, France
Deadline: September 18, 2007
April 16-18, 2008