Volume 34, Number 3

July-August 2012


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Calls for Papers

In this issue…


Getting to know...Masakazu Ejiri, IAPR Fellow

Dr. Masakazu Ejiri, IAPR Fellow, discusses his machine vision research and affiliation with the IAPR.


Getting to know...Robert P. W. Duin, IAPR Fellow

Dr. Robert P. W. Duin, IAPR Fellow, shares a personal sketch of his career in statistical pattern recognition. At the end, he poses questions to entice further research.


Getting to know...Sankar K. Pal, IAPR Fellow

Professor Sankar K. Pal, IAPR Fellow, discusses his varied and very successful career in soft computing.


From the ExCo

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




Primo Zingaretti reviews

Multispectral Satellite Image Understanding

by C. Ünsalan, K.L. Boyer


Jeremy Svendsen reviews

Automatic Digital Document

Processing and Management

by Stefano Ferilli


M. Zeeshan Zia reviews

Automatic Calibration and Reconstruction for

Active Vision Systems

by Beiwei Zhang and Y. F. Li


 IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports:



1st IAPR International Workshop on


Pattern Analysis and Recognition


DAS 2012

10th IAPR International Workshop on

Document Analysis Systems


ICB 2012

5th IAPR International

Conference on Biometrics


CIP 2012

3rd International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing


See you in Tsukuba!

ICPR 2012 will take place November 11-15, 2012. Online registration has begun….


Position Posting Board

This issue has offerings for the Director of the National Laboratory for Pattern Recognition in Beijing, China, several PhD student opportunities at Boise State University in Idaho, USA, and a Chair Professor position at Lulea University of Technology in Sweden.


Of Interest...

Free books available for review.


Meeting and Education Planner

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

CCIW 2013

Fourth Computational Color Imaging Workshop

Chiba, Japan

Deadline:  October 1, 2012

March 4-5, 2013

Newsletter Editor:

Alexandra Branzan Albu





Associate Editor for Book Reviews:

Arjan Kuijper




Layout Editor:

Linda J. O’Gorman


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Deadline:  September 21, 2012

Call for Submissions

Right Arrow: Next

MVA 2013
13th IAPR International Conference on
Machine Vision Applications
Kyoto, Japan
Deadline:  December 14, 2012
May 21-23, 2013

ICDAR 2013

12th  International Conference on

Document Analysis and  Recognition
Washington, DC, USA

Deadline:  February 1, 2013
August 25-28, 2013

DGCI 2013

17th IAPR International Conference on

Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery

Sevilla, Spain

Deadline:  September 14, 2012

March 20-22, 2013

ICB 2013
6th International Conference on Biometrics

Madrid, Spain
Deadline:  December 15, 2012
June 4-7, 2013

ACPR 2013

2nd  IAPR Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition
Okinawa, Japan

Deadline:  June 10, 2013
November 5-8, 2013

ISMM 2013
11th International Symposium on

Mathematical Morphology
Uppsala, Sweden
Deadline:  December 9, 2012

May 27-29, 2013

CAIP 2013

15th  International Conference on

Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns
York, UK

Deadline:  April 1, 2013
August 27-29, 2013

GREC 2013

10th IAPR International Workshop on

Graphics Recognition

Deadline:  ?
August, 2013