ICIAR 2018

 Call for Papers

 General Chairs

ICIAR 2018 is the 15th conference organized in Portugal and Canada, aiming to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of methodological advances in Image Processing, Analysis and Recognition. The sessions comprise invited keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations. Authors are invited to submit full papers, addressing original research developments.

Beyond the general topics of the conference, ICIAR 2018 addresses the following focused topics:

  • Deep Learning in Biology and Medicine
    • Invited Speaker: Bram van Ginneken, Radboud University, Netherlands
  • Knowledge Discovery in Human Behavior Recognition
    • Invited Speaker: Rita Cucchiara, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Retinal Image Analysis for Screening and Diagnosis
    • Invited Speaker: Alfredo Ruggeri, University of Padova, Italy

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series (LNCS). The paper submission deadline is January 22, 2018.

Special Sessions, Challenges and Panel

Proposals for special sessions and challenges are welcome. Proposals should be submitted to the conference chairs not later than December 22, 2017. So far, the approved proposals are:

  • Novel imaging methods for diagnosis and screening of ophthalmic diseases
    • K. Vermeer Rotterdam Eye Hospital, Netherlands, A. Mendonça, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Grand challenge on Breast cancer histology image (https://iciar2018-challenge.grand-challenge.org/)
    • T. Araújo and G. Aresta (INESC TEC), C. Eloy, A. Polónia and P. Aguiar (I3S)
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as Transformative Agents in the Industrial World
    • ICIAR 2018 Organizing Committee

General Topics

Together with the focused topics, the general ICIAR topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Image and Video Processing, Analysis and Coding
  • Image Retrieval and Indexing
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Applications

Location: Póvoa de Varzim, Porto, Portugal

Póvoa de Varzim is a coastal city in the district of Porto, Portugal. Póvoa de Varzim, being one of the main beach resort of the Northern coast of Portugal, offers a great mix of culture, social life and leisure. Porto, situated 30 km south from Póvoa de Varzim, has received the Best European Destination Award 2017 and it is a must-see location for those who visit the country.

Aurélio Campilho

University of Porto, Portugal

Fakhri Karray

University of Waterloo, Canada

Bart ter Haar Romeny

Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Organizing Committee

Adrián Galdrán, INESC TEC, Portugal

Catarina Carvalho, INESC TEC, Portugal

Hélder Oliveira, INESC TEC, Portugal

Conference Secretariat

Abreu Events

Lurdes Catalino

Carina Fernandes

Tel.: +351 222 043 570

 Important Dates

Special Session proposals:
December 22, 2017

Paper submission:
January 22, 2018

Author notification:
March 12, 2018

Camera-ready version:
March 26, 2018