June 26-28, 2013, ICIAR 2013 – 10th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Portugal

June 26-28, 2013. ICIAR  2013 – 10th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.

ICIAR 2013 is the 10th conference of a series of ICIAR conferences organized in Portugal and Canada. Authors are invited to submit full papers showing original research contributions. The page limit is 8 pages (1-column), plus 2 extra pages.

Focused Topic: BIOMETRICS

Starting in ICIAR 2012, one of the days of the conference is focused in a special topic. In 2013 the focused topic will be “BIOMETRICS”. The sessions will comprise invited keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations and a panel discussion. Authors are invited to submit full papers under this topic, addressing original research developments.

The conference proceedings will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

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INVITED SPEAKERS

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. John Daugman (Cambridge University, UK), http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~jgd1000/

. José Príncipe (University of Florida, USA), http://cnel.ufl.edu/people/people.php?name=principe

. Erkki Oja (Aalto University, FI), http://users.ics.aalto.fi/oja/

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TOPICS

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. BIOMETRICS (focused topic)

· 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 Imaging

    Document Processing

    Remote Sensing

    Multimedia

    Security Systems

    Visual Inspection

    Sports

    Other applications

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PAPER SUBMISSION

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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 site for details.

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SPECIAL SESSIONS

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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 17, 2012.

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IMPORTANT DATES

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Special session proposals deadline: December 17, 2012 Paper Submission deadline: January 18, 2013 Author Notification: March 1, 2013 Camera-ready version: March 15, 2013 Paper registration: April 8, 2013

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Please find the call for papers and more information at the conference website:

    http://www.iciar.uwaterloo.ca/iciar13

 

General Chairs:

    Mohamed Kamel (IEEE and IAPR Fellow)

    University of Waterloo, Canada, http://pami.uwaterloo.ca/kamel.html

    Aurelio Campilho,

    University of Porto, Portugal, http://www.fe.up.pt/~campilho

Conference Website:

    http://www.iciar.uwaterloo.ca/iciar13/

Papers due:

    January 18, 2013

HIGHLIGTHS:

– Focused Topic: BIOMETRICS

– INVITED SPEAKERS: John Daugman (Cambridge University, UK), José Príncipe (University of Florida, USA), Erkki Oja (Aalto University, FI).

SPECIAL SESSION: Recent Advances on RGB-D Camera Applications

COMPETITION: Biometric Recognition with Portable Devices