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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
  • Multiclassifier Fusion

AREA 2: APPLICATIONS


  • Natural Language Processing
  • Document Analysis and Understanding
  • Character Recognition
  • 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
  • Biometrics

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Harry WechslerGeorge Mason University, United States
Josef KittlerUniversity of Surrey, United Kingdom
John Shawe-TaylorUniversity College London, United Kingdom
Robert ZlotCSIRO, Australia

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).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
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 LNCS Series book.
Top Selected Papers in specific areas of interest will be published as a special issue in NEUROCOMPUTING JOURNAL.
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 8813
e-mail: icpram.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.icpram.org/

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon, Portugal

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Maria De MarsicoSapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Antoine TabboneLORIA-Université de Lorraine, France

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Andrea Abate, University of Salerno, Italy
Ashraf AbdelRaouf, Misr International University MIU, Egypt
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
Guillem Alenya, Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC, Spain
Javad Alirezaie, Ryerson University, Canada
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
Luis Baumela, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Imen Ben Cheikh, LaTICE lab. Univ of Tunis, Tunisia
Jon Benediktsson, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iceland, Iceland
Charles Bergeron, Union University of New York, United States
J. Beveridge, Computer Science Department Colorado State University, United States
Monica Bianchini, University of Siena, Italy
Marenglen Biba, University of New York Tirana, Albania
Anselm Blumer, Department of Computer Science Tufts University, United States
Mohamed-Rafik Bouguelia, Halmstad University, Sweden
Patrick Bouthemy, INRIA, France
Francesca Bovolo, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Paula Brito, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
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
Francesco Camastra, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Virginio Cantoni, Università di Pavia, Italy
Jocelyn Chanussot, Grenoble Institute of Technology Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
Snigdhansu Chatterjee, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota, United States
Amitava Chatterjee, Jadavpur University, India
Chi Hau Chen, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States
Dmitry Chetverikov, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Seungjin Choi, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Ioannis Christou, Athens Information Technology, Greece
Pau-choo Chung, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Miguel Coimbra, IT, University of Porto, Portugal
Tom Croonenborghs, KU Leuven, Belgium
Sergio Cruces, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Justin Dauwels, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jeroen Deknijf, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands
Thorsten Dickhaus, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Germany
Gianfranco Doretto, West Virginia University, United States
Bernadette Dorizzi, Telecom Sud Paris, France
Philippe Dosch, LORIA, France
Petros Drineas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
Gideon Dror, The Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, Israel
Francisco Escolano, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Yaokai Feng, Kyushu University, Japan
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
Sabrina Gaito, Dipartimento di Scienza dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Vicente Garcia, Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Azadeh Ghandehari, Islamic Azad University, Saveh Branch, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Giorgio Giacinto, University of Cagliari, Italy
Maryellen Giger, University of Chicago, United States
Bernard Gosselin, University of Mons, Faculty of Engineering, Belgium
Eric Granger, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Giuliano Grossi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Marcin Grzegorzek, University of Siegen, Germany
Sébastien Guérif, University Paris 13 - SPC, France
Amaury Habrard, Laboratoire Hubert Curien, University of St-Etienne, France
Michal Haindl, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic
Barbara Hammer, Bielefeld University, Germany
Dongfeng Han, University of Iowa, United States
Makoto Hasegawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
Pablo Hennings, Huawei Canada Research Center, Canada
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
Bao-Gang Hu, Institute of Automation Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Qinghua Huang, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Su-Yun Huang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Jose M. Iñesta, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Akihiro Inokuchi, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Yuji Iwahori, Chubu 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
Jiayan Jiang, Facebook, United States
Ata Kaban, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Heikki Kälviäinen, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
Yasushi Kanazawa, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Mohamed Khabou, University of West Florida, Pensacola, United States
Yunho Kim, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Adams Kong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Aryeh Kontorovich, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
Mario Köppen, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Walter Kosters, Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands
Constantine Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Sotiris Kotsiantis, Educational Software Development Laboratory, University of Patras, Greece
Konstantinos Koutroumbas, National Observatory of Athens, Greece
Adam Krzyzak, Concordia University, Canada
Gautam Kunapuli, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
Nojun Kwak, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Jaerock Kwon, Kettering University, United States
Marco La Cascia, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Raffaella Lanzarotti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Soo-Young Lee, KAIST, Korea, Republic of
Xuejun Liao, Duke University, United States
Aristidis Likas, University of Ioannina, Greece
Hantao Liu, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Nicolas Loménie, Université Paris Descartes, France
Gaelle Loosli, Clermont Université, France
Jesús Malo, Universitat de Valencia, Spain
Alamin Mansouri, Université de Bourgogne -, France
Francesco Marcelloni, University of Pisa, Italy
Stephane Marchand-Maillet, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Elena Marchiori, Radboud University, Netherlands
Gian Marcialis, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Joan Martí Bonmatí, Girona University, 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
Sally McClean, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Peter McCullagh, University of Chicago, United States
Majid Mirmehdi, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Piotr Mirowski, Google DeepMind, United Kingdom
Delia Mitrea, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Ramón Mollineda Cárdenas, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Giovanni Montana, King's College London, United Kingdom
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
Mikael Nilsson, Lund University, Sweden
Hasan Ogul, Baskent University, Turkey
Il-Seok Oh, Chonbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
Ahmet Okutan, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
Yoshito Otake, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Vicente Palazón-González, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Apostolos Papadopoulos, Aristotle University, Greece
Marcello Pelillo, University of Venice, Italy
Frederick Phoa, Academia Sinica (Taiwan ROC), Taiwan, Republic of China
Luca Piras, University of Cagliari, Italy
Fiora Pirri, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
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
Hugo Proença, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Subramanian Ramamoorthy, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jan Ramon, K. U. Leuven, Belgium
Oriol Ramos Terrades, Centre de Visió per Computador - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Philippe Ravier, University of Orléans, France
Elisa Ricci, University of Perugia, Italy
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
Lorenza Saitta, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Italy
Antonio-José Sánchez-Salmerón, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Gabriella Sanniti di Baja, Italian National Research Council CNR, Italy
Hector Satizabal, Haute Ecole d'Ingenierie et du Gestion du Canton de Vaud (HEIG-VD), Switzerland
Atsushi Sato, NEC, Japan
Michele Scarpiniti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Paul Scheunders, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Friedhelm Schwenker, University of Ulm, Germany
Katsunari Shibata, Oita University, Japan
Bogdan Smolka, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Tania Stathaki, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Vassilios Stathopolous, University College London, United Kingdom
Mu-Chun Su, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Masashi Sugiyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yajie Sun, Samsung Research America, United States
Shiliang Sun, East China Normal University, China
Zhenan Sun, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), China
Herbert Süße, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
Johan Suykens, KU Leuven, Belgium
Kenji Suzuki, University of Chicago, United States
Alberto Taboada-Crispi, Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas, Cuba
Andrea Tagarelli, University of Calabria, Italy
Atsuhiro Takasu, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Ichiro Takeuchi, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Toru Tamaki, Hiroshima University, Japan
Xiaoyang Tan, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China
Lijun Tang, Microsoft Corp., United States
Anastasios Tefas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Fabien Torre, University of Lille, France
Ricardo Torres, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Andrea Torsello, Università Ca'Foscari Venezia, Italy
Genny Tortora, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Godfried Toussaint, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Kostas Triantafyllopoulos, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
George Tsihrintzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Rosa Valdovinos Rosas, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Joost van de Weijer, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Martijn van Otterlo, (former) Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands
Maria Vanrell, Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Antanas Verikas, Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Halmstad University, Sweden
Christian Viard-Gaudin, LS2N- LUNAM Universite - Universite de Nantes, France
Cinzia Viroli, University of Bologna, Italy
Jordi Vitrià, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Panayiotis Vlamos, Ionian University, Greece
Asmir Vodencarevic, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Germany
Yvon Voisin, University of Burgundy, France
Sviatoslav Voloshynovskiy, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Thomas Walsh, MIT, United States
Lei Wang, University of Wollogong, Australia
Jonathan Weber, Université de Haute-Alsace, France
David Windridge, School of Electronics and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Xianghua Xie, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Xin-Shun Xu, Shandong University, China
Jing-Hao Xue, University College London, United Kingdom
Liu Yan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Nicolas Younan, Mississippi State University, United States
Pavel Zemcik, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Republic
Huiyu Zhou, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Jovisa Zunic, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Reyer Zwiggelaar, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom

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