Volume 33, Number 1 January 2011



Newsletter Editor:

Alexandra Branzan Albu





Associate Editor for Book Reviews:

Arjan Kuijper




Layout Editor:

Linda J. O’Gorman


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Calls for Papers

In this issue…


In Memoriam...Piero Mussio, IAPR Fellow

Paolo Bottoni and Stefano Levialdi warmly recall their colleague who passed away August 21, 2010.


From the ExCo

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



J.K. Aggarwal discusses his term as IAPR President from 1992-94. 



A list of book reviews previously published in the IAPR Newsletter.


 New book reviews in this issue: 


 Eleazar Jimenez Serrano reviews

NETLAB:  Algorithms for

Pattern Recognition

by Ian T. Nabney


Tanish Zaveri reviews

Image Processing: 

the Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

by Maria Petrou and Costas Petrou


 IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports:


DAS 2010

9th IAPR Workshop on

Document Analysis Systems


ICMB 2010

Second International Conference on Medical Biometrics


ICISP 2010

4th International Conference on

Image and Signal Processing


MCPR 2010

2nd Mexican Conference on

Pattern Recognition


IWCF 2010

4th IAPR International Workshop on Computational Forensics


 Non-IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports:


DAGM 2010

32nd Annual Symposium of the

German Association for Pattern Recognition


Of Interest...

Lots of free books available for review.


Conference Planner

Chart of some upcoming IAPR and non-IAPR conferences of interest to the I APR community.

IAPR Newsletter

Articles, announcements, book reviews,

conference and workshop reports


Contact the editor: 

Alexandra Branzan Albu, aalbu@ece.uvic.ca


Deadline:  March 18, 2011

Call for Submissions

Right Arrow: Next

ICDAR 2011

11th International Conference on

Document Analysis and Recognition

Beijing, China

Deadline: March 1, 2011

September 18-21, 2011

IJCB 2011

IEEE/IAPR International

Joint Conference on Biometrics

Washington, DC, USA

Deadline:  May 27, 2011

September 26-28, 2011

CAIP 2011

14th International Conference of

Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns

Seville, Spain

Deadline: March 25, 2011

August 29-31, 2011

CIARP 2011

16th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition

Pucón, Chile

Deadline:  April 18, 2011

November 15-18, 2011

ICIAP 2011

16th International Conference on

Image Analysis and Processing

Ravenna, Italy

Deadline:  March 15, 2011

September 14-16, 2011

GREC 2011

9th IAPR International Workshop on 

Graphics RECognition

Seoul, Korea

Deadline:  May 15, 2011

September 15-16, 2011

ICPR 2012

21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Tsukuba Science City, Japan

Deadline: March 31, 2012

November 11-15, 2012

MCPR 2011

3rd Mexican Conference on Pattern Recognition

Cancun, Mexico

Deadline: February 14, 2011

June 29-July 2, 2011