========================================================== ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS ========================================================== ICIAR 2010 - 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IMAGE ANALYSIS AND RECOGNITION June 21 - 23, 2010, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal Chairs: General Chair: Aurelio Campilho, Universidade do Porto, http://www.fe.up.pt/~campilho General Co-Chair: Mohamed Kamel (IEEE and IAPR Fellow), University of Waterloo, http://pami.uwaterloo.ca/kamel.html Invited Speakers: Alberto Sanfeliu (IAPR Fellow), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, http://www-iri.upc.es/people/sanfeliu/ Edwin Hancock (IAPR Fellow), University of York, http://www-users.cs.york.ac.uk/~erh/ José Santos-Victor, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, http://users.isr.ist.utl.pt/~jasv/ Conference website: http://www.iciar.uwaterloo.ca/iciar10/ Papers due: January 4, 2010 ========================================================== ICIAR - International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition aims to bring together researchers in the fields of Image Processing, Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition. The conference addresses recent advances in theory, methodologies and applications. The scientific program includes invited speakers and fully refereed contributions that are published in the conference proceedings. ICIAR series is organized annually, alternating between Europe and North America. ICIAR 2010 will be held in Povoa do Varzim, Portugal. ========================================================== TOPICS · Image and Video Processing and Analysis: Image restoration and enhancement Image and video segmentation Mathematical morphology Color, texture and motion analysis 3D image analysis Tracking Shape and matching Real time imaging · Image and Video Coding: Still image and video coding; Image and video encryption · Image Retrieval and Indexing: Image and video databases Image and video retrieval and indexing · Pattern Recognition Methods: Feature extraction and selection methods Classification and Clustering techniques Ensembles and multi-classifiers Hybrid methods Syntactical methods · Applications: Biomedical Biometrics Document Processing Remote Sensing Multimedia Security Systems Visual Inspection Sports Other applications ========================================================== PAPER SUBMISSION Authors are invited to submit full papers showing original research contributions. The conference proceedings is planned to be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (Springer LNCS). Only electronic submission will be accepted through the conference paper submission web page. See the conference web page for details. ========================================================== SPECIAL SESSIONS Proposals for special invited sessions are welcome, however all papers will go through the normal review process. The proposed sessions must include a title, contact information for the session chair(s) and their short bio's, and a list of authors already contacted or to be contacted. Proposals should be submitted to the conference chairs not later than December 18, 2009. ========================================================== CHALLENGES Proposals for challenges are welcome. Two are already planned (for details see the conference website): - Arabidopsis Thaliana Root Cell Segmentation Challenge - Fingerprint Singular Points Detection Proposals should be submitted to the conference chairs not later than November 15, 2009. ========================================================== IMPORTANT DATES Challenge proposals deadline: November 15, 2009 Special session proposals deadline: December 18, 2009 Paper Submission deadline: January 4, 2010 Author Notification: February 28, 2010 Camera-ready version: March 21, 2010 ========================================================== Please find the call for papers and more information at the webpage http://www.iciar.uwaterloo.ca/iciar10