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


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.


Avaliable soon.


Hanan SametUniversity of Maryland, United States
Nello CristianiniUniversity of Bristol, United Kingdom
Marcello PelilloUniversity of Venice, Italy
Luís AlexandreUBI/IT, Portugal


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.


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 ( 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.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by .


ICPRAM Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8813


Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon, Portugal


Maria De MarsicoSapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Mário FigueiredoInstituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal


Andrea Abate, University of Salerno, Italy
Ashraf AbdelRaouf, Misr International University MIU, Egypt
Shigeo Abe, Kobe University, Japan
Rahib Abiyev, Near East University, Turkey
Mayer Aladjem, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Rocío Alaiz-Rodríguez, Universidad de Leon, Spain
Andrea Albarelli, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy
Annalisa Appice, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Emili Balaguer-Ballester, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Vineeth Balasubramanian, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Subhadip Basu, Jadavpur University, India
Jorge Batista, ISR- Institute of Systems and Robotics, Portugal
Jon Benediktsson, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iceland, Iceland
J. Beveridge, Computer Science Department Colorado State University, United States
Anastasios Bezerianos, SINAPSE - National University of Singapore, Singapore
Monica Bianchini, University of Siena, Italy
Michael Biehl, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Isabelle Bloch, Télécom ParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, France
Mohamed-Rafik Bouguelia, Halmstad University, Sweden
Nizar Bouguila, Concordia University, Canada
Francesca Bovolo, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Paula Brito, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Hans Buf, University of the Algarve, Portugal
Tien Bui, Concordia University, Canada
Samuel Bulò, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Javier Calpe, Universitat de València, Spain
Francesco Camastra, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Virginio Cantoni, Università di Pavia, Italy
Michelangelo Ceci, University of Bari, Italy
Mehmet Celenk, Ohio University, United States
Snigdhansu Chatterjee, , United States
Amitava Chatterjee, Jadavpur University, India
Rama Chellappa, University of Maryland, United States
Dmitry Chetverikov, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Ioannis Christou, , Greece
Miguel Coimbra, IT, University of Porto, Portugal
Antoine Cornuejols, AgroParisTech, France
Michel Couprie, , France
Tom Croonenborghs, , Belgium
Sergio Cruces, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Justin Dauwels, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Thorsten Dickhaus, , Germany
Gianfranco Doretto, West Virginia University, United States
Gideon Dror, The Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, Israel
Andrzej Drygajlo, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Bernard Dubuisson, Université de Technologie de Compiegne, France
Mahmoud El-Sakka, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
Yaokai Feng, Kyushu University, Japan
Francesc J. Ferri, University of Valencia, Spain
Maurizio Filippone, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Gernot Fink, TU Dortmund, Germany
Simone Fiori, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Damien François, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Giorgio Fumera, University of Cagliari, Italy
Langis Gagnon, , Canada
Sabrina Gaito, Dipartimento di Scienza dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Vicente Garcia, Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Giorgio Giacinto, University of Cagliari, Italy
Fabio Gonzalez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Bernard Gosselin, University of Mons, Faculty of Engineering, Belgium
Sébastien Guérif, University Paris 13 - SPC, France
Amaury Habrard, , France
Michal Haindl, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic
Barbara Hammer, Bielefeld University, Germany
Robert Harrison, GSU, United States
Makoto Hasegawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Pablo Hennings, Huawei Canada Research Center, Canada
Laurent Heutte, Université de Rouen, France
Kouichi Hirata, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Sean Holden, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Geoffrey Holmes, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Qinghua Huang, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lazaros Iliadis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Jose M. Iñesta, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Akihiro Inokuchi, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Yuji Iwahori, Chubu University, Japan
Sarangapani Jagannathan, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
Yasushi Kanazawa, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Yunho Kim, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
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
Nojun Kwak, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Jaerock Kwon, Kettering University, United States
Marco La Cascia, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Shang-Hong Lai, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Raffaella Lanzarotti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Rasmus Larsen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Aristidis Likas, University of Ioannina, Greece
Hantao Liu, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Xiaohui Liu, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Luca Lombardi, University of Pavia, Italy
Nicolas Loménie, Université Paris Descartes, France
Gaelle Loosli, Clermont Université, France
Alessandra Lumini, Università di Bologna, Italy
Juan Luo, George Mason University, United States
Francesco Marcelloni, University of Pisa, Italy
Elena Marchiori, Radboud University, Netherlands
Gian Marcialis, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Joan Martí Bonmatí, , Spain
Francisco Martínez Álvarez, Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, Spain
J. Martínez-Trinidad, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Puebla, Mexico
Sally McClean, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Stephen McKenna, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Hongying Meng, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Erzsébet Merényi, Rice University, United States
Piotr Mirowski, , 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
Robert Moskovitch, , United States
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Marco Muselli, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Laurent Najman, Université Paris-Est, France
Yuichi Nakamura, Kyoto University, Japan
Michele Nappi, Università di Salerno, Italy
Claire Nédellec, , France
Atul Negi, University of Hyderabad, India
Mikael Nilsson, Lund University, Sweden
Il-Seok Oh, Chonbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
Simon O'Keefe, University of York, United Kingdom
Ahmet Okutan, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
Yoshito Otake, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Gonzalo Pajares, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Vicente Palazón-González, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Guenther Palm, University of Ulm, Institute of Neural Information Processing, Germany
Apostolos Papadopoulos, Aristotle University, Greece
Luca Piras, University of Cagliari, Italy
Fiora Pirri, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Vincenzo Piuri, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Sylvia Pont, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Philippe Preux, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Lille 3, France
Lionel Prevost, Graduate School of Information Technology, Electronics, Automation, France
Hugo Proença, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Arun Pujari, University of Hyderabad, India
Oriol Ramos Terrades, Centre de Visió per Computador - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Philippe Ravier, University of Orléans, France
Bernardete Ribeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal
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
Fernando Rubio, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Indrajit Saha, National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training & Research, India
Lorenza Saitta, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Italy
Antonio-José Sánchez-Salmerón, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Carlo Sansone, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
K. C. Santosh, The University of South Dakota, United States
Michele Scarpiniti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Paul Scheunders, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Leizer Schnitman, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Bjoern Schuller, University of Augsburg / Imperial College London, Germany
Friedhelm Schwenker, University of Ulm, Germany
Katsunari Shibata, Oita University, Japan
Humberto Sossa, Instituto Politécnico Nacional-CIC, Mexico
Vassilios Stathopolous, , United Kingdom
Mu-Chun Su, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Zhenan Sun, , China
Shiliang Sun, East China Normal University, China
Yajie Sun, Samsung Research America, United States
Johan Suykens, KU Leuven, Belgium
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
Xiaoyang Tan, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China
Thomas Tolxdorff, , Germany
Fabien Torre, University of Lille, France
Ricardo Torres, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Andrea Torsello, Università Ca'Foscari Venezia, Italy
Godfried Toussaint, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Olgierd Unold, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Ernest Valveny, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Martijn van Otterlo, (former) Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands
Mario Vento, Università Degli Studi Di Salerno, Italy
Michel Verleysen, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Christian Viard-Gaudin, LS2N- LUNAM Universite - Universite de Nantes, France
Panayiotis Vlamos, Ionian University, Greece
Asmir Vodencarevic, Novartis Pharma GmbH, Germany
Sviatoslav Voloshynovskiy, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Jian-gang Wang, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Jonathan Weber, Université de Haute-Alsace, France
Harry Wechsler, George Mason University, United States
Laurent Wendling, Paris Descartes University, France
Slawomir Wierzchon, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Janusz Wnek, , United States
Xianghua Xie, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Xin-Shun Xu, Shandong University, China
Haiqin Yang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nicolas Younan, Mississippi State University, United States
Pavel Zemcik, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Republic
Albrecht Zimmermann, , France
Jacek Zurada, University of Louisville, United States
Reyer Zwiggelaar, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom