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Call for Papers

ICPRAM is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

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The International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods would like to become a major point of contact between researchers, engineers and practitioners on the areas of Pattern Recognition, both from theoretical and application perspectives.

Contributions describing applications of Pattern Recognition techniques to real-world problems, interdisciplinary research, experimental and/or theoretical studies yielding new insights that advance Pattern Recognition methods are especially encouraged.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of the topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. THEORY AND METHODS
2. APPLICATIONS


AREA 1: THEORY AND METHODS


  • Exact and Approximate Inference
  • Density Estimation
  • Bayesian Models
  • Gaussian Processes
  • Model Selection
  • Graphical and Graph-Based Models
  • Missing Data
  • Ensemble Methods
  • Neural Networks
  • Kernel Methods
  • Large Margin Methods
  • Classification
  • Regression
  • Sparsity
  • Feature Selection and Extraction
  • Spectral Methods
  • Embedding and Manifold Learning
  • Similarity and Distance Learning
  • Matrix Factorization
  • Clustering
  • ICA, PCA, CCA and Other Linear Models
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Active Learning
  • Cost-Sensitive Learning
  • Incremental Learning
  • On-Line Learning
  • Structured Learning
  • Multi-Agent Learning
  • Multi-Instance Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Instance-Based Learning
  • Knowledge Acquisition and Representation
  • Meta Learning
  • Multi-Strategy Learning
  • Case-Based Reasoning
  • Inductive Learning
  • Computational Learning Theory
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Information Retrieval and Learning
  • Hybrid Learning Algorithms
  • Planning and Learning
  • Convex Optimization
  • Stochastic Methods
  • Combinatorial Optimization

AREA 2: APPLICATIONS


  • Natural Language Processing
  • Information Retrieval
  • Ranking
  • Web Applications
  • Economics, Business and Forecasting Applications
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • Audio and Speech Processing
  • Signal Processing
  • Image Understanding
  • Sensors and Early Vision
  • Motion and Tracking
  • Image-Based Modelling
  • Shape Representation
  • Object Recognition
  • Video Analysis
  • Medical Imaging
  • Learning and Adaptive Control
  • Perception
  • Learning in Process Automation
  • Learning of Action Patterns
  • Virtual Environments
  • Robotics

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Alberto SanfeliuUniversitat Politècnica de Cataluyna, Spain
Tomaso PoggioCBCL, McGovern Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Mário FigueiredoInstituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Bikash SabataVentana Medical Systems, United States

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a AISC Series book.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by .

SECRETARIAT

ICPRAM Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8556
e-mail: icpram.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.icpram.org/

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Maria De MarsicoSapienza Università di Roma, Italy

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Shigeo Abe, Kobe University, Japan
Gady Agam, Department of Computer Science Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Mayer Aladjem, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Pedro Albertos, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Guillem Alenya, Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC, Spain
Genevera Allen, Rice University, United States
Ethem Alpaydin, Bogaziçi University, Turkey
Jesús Angulo, MINES ParisTech, France
Annalisa Appice, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Antonio Artés-Rodríguez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Thierry Artières, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Kevin Bailly, Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC), France
Emili Balaguer-Ballester, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Vineeth Balasubramanian, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Christian Bauckhage, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
Luis Baumela, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Jon Benediktsson, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iceland, Iceland
Charles Bergeron, Union University of New York, United States
André Bergholz, Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
Monica Bianchini, University of Siena, Italy
Isabelle Bloch, Télécom ParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, France
Anselm Blumer, Department of Computer Science Tufts University, United States
Liefeng Bo, Department of Computer Science and Engineeringm, University of Washington, United States
Gianluca Bontempi, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Patrick Bouthemy, INRIA, France
Francesca Bovolo, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Paula Brito, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Lorenzo Bruzzone, University of Trento, Italy
Hans Buf, University of the Algarve, Portugal
Samuel Bulò, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Javier Calpe, Universitat de València, Spain
Rui Camacho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Gustavo Camps-Valls, University of València, Spain
Oscar Castillo, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Mexico
Rui Castro, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Michele Ceccarelli, Universita' del Sannio, Italy
Jocelyn Chanussot, Grenoble Institute of Technology Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
Snigdhansu Chatterjee, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota, United States
Frederic Chazal, INRIA Saclay - Ile-de-France, France
Chi Hau Chen, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States
Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Seungjin Choi, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Jesús Cid-Sueiro, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Antoine Cornuejols, AgroParisTech, France
Tom Croonenborghs, KU Leuven, Belgium
Justin Dauwels, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jesús Manuel de la Cruz, Department of Computers Architecture and Automatic Control, Faculty of Physics Complutense University, Spain
Jeroen Deknijf, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands
Thorsten Dickhaus, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Germany
Carlos Diuk, Princeton University, United States
Petros Drineas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Gideon Dror, The Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, Israel
Artur Dubrawski, The Robotics Institute Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Carl Ek, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
Deniz Erdogmus, Northeastern University, United States
Francesc J. Ferri, University of Valencia, Spain
Maurizio Filippone, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Gernot Fink, TU Dortmund, Germany
Vojtech Franc, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Damien François, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Katrin Y. Franke, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Élisa Fromont, University of Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
Sabrina Gaito, Dipartimento di Scienza dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Vicente Garcia, Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Pedro Garcia Sevilla, Universidad Jaume I, Spain
Giorgio Giacinto, University of Cagliari, Italy
Giuliano Grossi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Sébastien Guérif, University Paris 13 - SPC, France
Amaury Habrard, Laboratoire Hubert Curien, University of St-Etienne, France
Barbara Hammer, Bielefeld University, Germany
Dongfeng Han, University of Iowa, United States
Edwin Hancock, York University, United Kingdom
Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain
Tom Heskes, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Laurent Heutte, Université de Rouen, France
Anders Heyden, Lund Institute of Technology / Lund University, Sweden
Kouichi Hirata, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Su-Yun Huang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Laura Igual, University of Barcelona, Spain
Nazli Ikizler-Cinbis, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Jose M. Iñesta, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Akihiro Inokuchi, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Alan Izenman, Dept. of Statistics Temple University, United States
Saketha Jagarlapudi, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT-Bombay, India
Robert Jenssen, Department of Physics and Technology, University of Tromso, Norway
Alfons Juan, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Ata Kaban, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Yasushi Kanazawa, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Kristian Kersting, TU Dortmund University and Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany
Yunho Kim, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Walter Kosters, Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands
Constantine Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Irene Kotsia, Middlesex University of London, United Kingdom
Sotiris Kotsiantis, Educational Software Development Laboratory, University of Patras, Greece
Konstantinos Koutroumbas, National Observatory of Athens, Greece
Oleksiy Koval, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Adam Krzyzak, Concordia University, Canada
Gautam Kunapuli, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
Jaerock Kwon, Kettering University, United States
Marco La Cascia, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Helge Langseth, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Qi Li, Western Kentucky University, United States
Aristidis Likas, University of Ioannina, Greece
Hantao Liu, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Gaelle Loosli, Clermont Université, France
Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
Stephane Marchand-Maillet, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Elena Marchiori, Radboud University, Netherlands
Gian Marcialis, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
Joan Martí Bonmatí, Girona University, Spain
Jose Martin H., Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Informática, Spain
Francisco Martínez Álvarez, Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, Spain
J. Martínez-Trinidad, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Puebla, Mexico
David Masip Rodo, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Peter McCullagh, University of Chicago, United States
Majid Mirmehdi, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Piotr Mirowski, Google DeepMind, United Kingdom
Suman Mitra, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India
Rafael Molina, University of Granada, Spain
Ramón Mollineda Cárdenas, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Giovanni Montana, King's College London, United Kingdom
Igor Mozetic, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Arthur Munson, Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Laurent Najman, Université Paris-Est, France
Yuichi Nakamura, Kyoto University, Japan
Michele Nappi, Università di Salerno, Italy
Claire Nédellec, MIG, INRA Centre de Jouy-en-Josas, France
Zoran Nenadic, The Henri Samueli School of Engineering, University of California Irvine, United States
Hannes Nickisch, Philips Research, Germany
Vicente Palazón-González, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Apostolos Papadopoulos, Aristotle University, Greece
Emilio Parrado-Hernández, Department of Signal Processing and Communications, University Carlos III, Spain
Marcello Pelillo, University of Venice, Italy
Gabriel Peyre, CNRS, CEREMADE, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Frederick Phoa, Academia Sinica (Taiwan ROC), Taiwan, Republic of China
Sergey Plis, The Mind Research Network, United States
Sylvia Pont, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Philippe Preux, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Lille 3, France
Lionel Prevost, ESIEA (Ecole d'ingénieurs du monde numérique / College of information technologies), France
Peihua Qiu, University of Minnesota, United States
Emmanuel Rachelson, ISAE-SUPAERO, France
Subramanian Ramamoorthy, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jan Ramon, K. U. Leuven, Belgium
Soumya Ray, Case Western Reserve University, United States
Nicola Rebagliati, VTT - Finland, Finland
Daniel Riccio, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
François Rioult, GREYC CNRS UMR6072 - Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, France
Marcos Rodrigues, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Juan J. Rodríguez, University of Burgos, Spain
Lior Rokach, Ben-gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Juho Rousu, Aalto University, Finland
Yvan Saeys, Ghent University, Belgium
Lorenza Saitta, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Italy
Luciano Sanchez, Oviedo University, Spain
J. Salvador Sánchez, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Antonio-José Sánchez-Salmerón, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Gabriella Sanniti di Baja, Italian National Research Council CNR, Italy
Michele Scarpiniti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Paul Scheunders, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Tanya Schmah, University of Toronto, Canada
Thomas Schoenemann, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
Friedhelm Schwenker, University of Ulm, Germany
Katsunari Shibata, Oita University, Japan
Tania Stathaki, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Vassilios Stathopolous, University College London, United Kingdom
Stefan Steidl, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Masashi Sugiyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Shiliang Sun, East China Normal University, China
Yajie Sun, Samsung Research America, United States
Alberto Taboada-Crispi, Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas, Cuba
Ichiro Takeuchi, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Toru Tamaki, Hiroshima University, Japan
Lijun Tang, Microsoft Corp., United States
Ryota Tomioka, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Fabien Torre, University of Lille, France
Andrea Torsello, Università Ca'Foscari Venezia, Italy
Godfried Toussaint, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rosa Valdovinos Rosas, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Giorgio Valentini, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Joost van de Weijer, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Antanas Verikas, Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Halmstad University, Sweden
Michel Verleysen, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Cinzia Viroli, University of Bologna, Italy
Jordi Vitrià, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Thomas Walsh, MIT, United States
Pierre Weiss, INSA Toulouse, France
David Windridge, School of Electronics and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Jianxin Wu, School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological Univeristy, Singapore
Xin-Shun Xu, Shandong University, China
Josiane Zerubia, INRIA Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée, France
Albrecht Zimmermann, INSA Lyon, France
Reyer Zwiggelaar, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom

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