Call For Papers of the 11th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Information Processing (PRIP'11) that will be held in Minsk (Belarus) on May 18-20, 2011. The Conference is based on the positive experience of its predecessors. Ten Conferences were held in Minsk in 1991,93,95,97, 99, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009. Last seven conferences were held under IAPR sponsorship. We are going to maintain this tradition. Sincerely yours, PRIP'2011 co-chairs Sergey Ablameyko & Rauf Sadykhov PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR PAPERS The 11th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Information Processing (PRIP'11) May 18-20, 2011 Minsk, Belarus ORGANIZED BY Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (Belarus) IN COOPERATION WITH - United Institute of Information Problems of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus - Belarusian State University (Belarus) - Belarusian Association for Image Analysis and Recognition (IAPR member) Chairmen of the Conference: Sergey Ablameyko (Belarus) Rauf Sadykhov (Belarus) Vice-Chairmen of the Conference: Victor Krasnoproshin (Belarus) Alexander Kuznetsov (Belarus) Alexander Tuzikov (Belarus) International Program Committee Rasim Alguliev (Azerbaijan) Shun-ich Amari (Japan) Jon Atli Benediktsson (Iceland) Gunilla Borgefors (Sweden) Darryl Davis (United Kingdom) Andrey Dziech (Poland) Vladimir Golovko (Belarus) Dmitry Gorodnichy (Canada) Igor Gurevich (Russia) Svetlana Janushkevich (Canada) Robert Hiromoto (USA) Yuriy Kharin (Belarus) Kurosh Madani (France) Angelo Marcelli (Italy) Jean-Jacques Mariage (France) Gabriele Moser (Italy) Maria Petrou (Greece) Alexandr Petrovsky (Belarus) Vincenzo Piuri (Italy) Vladimir Red'ko (Russia) Slobodan Ribaric (Chorvatia) Hubert Roth (Germany) Anatoly Sachenko (Ukraine) Gabriella Sanniti di Baja (Italy) Tapio Saramaki (Finland) Stanislav Sedukhin (Japan) Akbar Shahsavand (Iran) Vlad Shmerko (Canada) Donald Wunsch (USA) Jelena Zaitseva (Slovakia) Janusz Zalewsky (USA) Qiangfu Zhao (Japan) Local Organizing Committee (Belarus) Alexander Doudkin - Chairman Scope The conference will provide a forum for scientists to exchange up-to-date results and experience, to define ways for further development of pattern recognition and information processing. The conference will focus on both theory and applications of those fields. The topics of the Conference include, but are not limited to: - Pattern Recognition - Image Analysis - Signal Processing - Systems and Parallel Architectures for Signal and Image - Processing - Knowledge - Based Expert and Decision Support System - Application of Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis - 3D Image Processing and Modeling Working language of the Conference: English. Deadlines Submission Deadline February 1, 2011 Notification of Acceptance March 1, 2011 Delivery of camera ready papers: April 2, 2011 Submission instructions Prospective authors are requested to send a paper (maximum 4 pages including figures, tables and references) for review by the International Program Committee. All submissions must be written in English, starting with a succinct statement of the problem, the result achieved, their significance and comparison with previous works (if any), as well as a list of references. The submissions should also include: title of proposed paper, authors names, affiliations, addresses, name of author to contact for correspondence, e-mail address and fax of contact author, topics which best describe the paper (max. 5 keywords). Please submit your paper in doc, postscript or pdf format exclusively in electronic media. Find please camera-ready papers preparation instructions ( Paper should be submitted electronically by 1 February 2011 in accordance with the following address: Conference location Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Brovka str. 6 Minsk, 220027 Belarus e-mail: web-site: Prof. Rauf Sadykhov (Co-Chairman) Tel: + 375 17 293-23-79 Fax: + 375 17 293-23-80 e-mail: