The ICPR-2008 Workshop Chairs invite workshop proposals for the International Conference on Pattern
Recognition 2008 (www.icpr2008.org). The workshops will be held on December 7, immediately before the start of the
main conference. The workshops must be full-day.
The ICPR-2008 workshops will provide an informal setting where workshop participants will have the
opportunity to discuss technical topics in an atmosphere that fosters the active exchange of ideas. Members from all
segments of the pattern recognition community are invited to submit workshop proposals for review. The topics of the
workshops should be such that the workshops do not divert papers from the main conference.Each proposal will be
assessed for its scientific content, proposed structure and overall relevance.Workshop organizers will be responsible for
inviting speakers and ensuring their participation, submission of preliminary texts, and structuring and leading the
Each workshop organizing committee will be responsible for producing a Call for Papers by March 15, 2008.
1. Submission Requirements
The proposal should provide the following information:
1) A brief description of the workshop, specifying the goals and the technical issues that will be addressed.
2) A brief discussion of why and to whom the workshop is of interest.
3) The names, postal addresses, phone and fax numbers, and email addresses of the proposed workshop
organizing committee. This committee should consist of at least three people who are experts in the technical
4) The name of the primary contact person for the organizing committee.
5) A list of the program committee members.
6) If available, a list of tentatively confirmed attendees.
2. Important Dates for Workshops
January 15, 2008 Proposal submission deadline
February 15, 2008 Acceptance notification
March 15, 2008 Deadline for receipt of Call for
August 8, 2008 Deadline for Early Registration
December 7, 2008 ICPR-2008 workshops – Full day
ICPR-2008 will be responsible for the following:
1) Providing a meeting place and logistical
support for the workshop.
2)Duplicating workshop notes (up to a total of
100 pages per participant) and distributing
them to the participants.
ICPR-2008 reserves the right to cancel any workshop if deadlines are missed or if too few attendees register
for the workshop by early registration deadline to support the costs of hosting the workshop.To cover costs, it will be
necessary to charge workshop participants a workshop fee.
Proposals and questions should be sent to both chairs at the following e-mail addresses. You will receive an
acknowledgement e-mail from one of the workshop chairs within a few working days.
Prof. Matti Pietikäinen Department of Electrical and Information Engineering
University of Oulu
Email: mkp AT ee.oulu.fi
Prof. Yuichi Ohta Department of Intelligent Interaction Technologies
University of Tsukuba
Email: ohta AT iit.tsukuba.ac.jp