Volume 31, Number 2 April 2009



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Calls for Papers

In this issue…



In Memoriam

Virginio Cantoni, Domenico Tegolo, and Bertrand Zavidovique remember their friend and colleague Professor Vito Di Gesù who passed away on March 15, 2009.


INSIDE the IAPR:  Message from the President

Brian Lovell, newly elected IAPR President, discusses key IAPR issues.


From the ExCo

IAPR Secretary Denis Laurendeau shares news from the IAPR Executive Committee.


 Conference and Workshop Reports:


CIVR 2008

7th International Conference on

Image and Video Retrieval


IVCNZ 2008

23rd International Conference

Image and Vision Computing

New Zealand


DICTA 2008

Digital Image Computing: 

Techniques and Applications


S+SSPR 2008

Joint IAPR International Workshops

Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition (SSPR) and

Statistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition (SPR)


PRRS 2008

5th IAPR Workshop on

Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing



Of Interest...

Free books available for review.


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:  June 19, 2009

Call for Submissions


3rd International Workshop on

Computational Forensics

The Hague, The Netherlands

Deadline:  April 24, 2009

August 13-14, 2009

CIARP 2009

14th Iberoamerican Conference on Pattern Recogntion
Guadalajara, México
Deadline: June 7, 2009
November 15–18, 2009

AND 2009

Third Workshop on

Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data
Barcelona, Spain
Deadline: April 20, 2009
July 23–24, 2009

ICFHR 2010

International Conference on

Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition
Kolkata, India
Deadline: ?
November 16–18, 2010

ICPR 2010

20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition
Istanbul, Turkey
Deadline: January 15, 2010
August 23-26, 2010