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ICPRAM 2012 : 1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods


Conference Series : International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods
When Feb 6, 2012 - Feb 8, 2012
Where Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
Submission Deadline Sep 8, 2011
Notification Due Oct 17, 2011
Final Version Due Oct 31, 2011
Categories    pattern recognition   machine learning   signal process   computational intelligence

Call For Papers


1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - ICPRAM 2012


February 6 - 8, 2012
Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal

Important Deadlines:

Position Paper Submission: October 14, 2011
Authors Notification (position papers): November 14, 2011
Final Position Paper Submission and Registration: November 28, 2011

Technically Co-sponsored by:

AERFAI (Asociación Española de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes)
APRP (Portuguese Association of Pattern Recognition)
IEEE SPS (IEEE Signal Processing Society)

In Cooperation with:

AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence)
PASCAL2 (Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning)

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.


Tiberio Caetano, NICTA, Australia
Francis Bach, INRIA, France
José C. Príncipe, University of Florida, U.S.A.
Joachim M. Buhmann, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Kostas Triantafyllopoulos, University of Sheffield, U.K.


All accepted papers (full, short and posters) will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SciTePress Digital Library (
SciTePress is member of CrossRef (
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index, INSPEC, DBLP and EI.
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.
Top selected papers in specific areas of interest will be published as a special issue in the Neurocomputing Journal.

Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session.
Please check the website for further information (

Ana Fred, Technical University of Lisbon / IT, Portugal

J. Salvador Sánchez, Jaume I University, Spain
Pedro Latorre Carmona, Jaume I University, Spain



* 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


* 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



Algebraic Geometry in Machine Learning 2012

Special Session Chair:
Jason Morton
Pennsylvania State University

Shape Analysis and Deformable Modeling 2012

Special Session Chair:
Xianghua Xie
Swansea University

Machine Learning for Sequences 2012

Special Session Chair:
Thierry Artières
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)

Pattern Recognition Applications in Remotely Sensed Hyperspectral Image Analysis 2012

Special Session Chair:
Antonio Plaza
University of Extremadura

High-Dimensional Inference from Limited Data: Sparsity, Parsimony and Adaptivity 2012

Special Session Co-Chairs:
Jarvis Haupt
University of Minnesota

Rui M. Castro
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands

Interactive and Adaptive Techniques for Machine Learning, Recognition and Perception 2012

Special Session Co-Chairs

Luisa Mico
University of Alicante

Francesc J. Ferri
University of Valencia

Please check further details at the conference website (

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