ICIAP 2021 is the 21st edition of a series of conferences organized biennially by the Italian Member Society (CVPL, ex GIRPR) of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
The focus of the conference is on both classic and recent trends in computer vision, pattern recognition and image processing, and covers both theoretical and applicative aspects, with particular emphasis on the following topics:
Video Analysis & Understanding; Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning; Deep Learning
Multiview Geometry and 3D Computer Vision; Image Analysis, Detection and Recognition; Multimedia; Biomedical and Assistive Technology; Digital Forensics and Biometrics; Image Processing for Cultural Heritage; Robot Vision; Brave new Ideas;
Invited Speaker (Confirmed)

Prof. Larry S. Davis

University of Maryland & Amazon, USA

    Larry S. Davis received his bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University in 1970. He received his MS and PhD from the University of Maryland in 1974 and 1976 respectively.
    From 1977 to 1981, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas, Austin. He then took a position as a professor at the University of Maryland in 1981. From 1985 to 1994, he was the director of the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies.
    Currently Davis is a Professor in the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and the Department of Computer Science. He served as chair of the Department of Computer Science from 1999 to 2012. He is the director of the Center for Automation Research (CfAR).
    Davis is a fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). His research has been cited nearly 40,000 times.

    Prof. Roberto Cipolla

    University of Cambridge UK

      Roberto Cipolla obtained a B.A. (Engineering) from the University of Cambridge in 1984 and an M.S.E. (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. From 1985 to 1988 he studied and worked in Japan at the Osaka University of Foreign Studies (Japanese Language) and Electrotechnical Laboratory.
      In 1991 he was awarded a D.Phil. (Computer Vision) from the University of Oxford and from 1991-92 was a Toshiba Fellow and engineer at the Toshiba Corporation Research and Development Centre in Kawasaki, Japan. He joined the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge in 1992 as a Lecturer and a Fellow of Jesus College. He became a Reader in Information Engineering in 1997 and a Professor in 2000.
      His research interests are in computer vision and robotics and include the recovery of motion and 3D shape of visible surfaces from image sequences; object detection and recognition; novel man-machine interfaces using hand, face and body gestures; real-time visual tracking for localisation and robot guidance; aplications of computer vision in mobile phones, visual inspection and image-retrieval and video search. He has authored 2 books, edited 12 volumes and co-authored more than 400 papers.

      Prof. Dima Aldamen

      University of Bristol UK

        Reader (Associate Professor) in Computer Vision at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. Received her PhD from the University of Leeds, UK (2009). Dima’s research interests are in the automatic understanding of object interactions, actions and activities using static and wearable visual (and depth) sensors. Dima co-chaired BMVC 2013, is area chair for BMVC (2014-2018), associate editor of Pattern Recognition (2017-). She was selected as a Nokia Research collaborator in 2016, and as an Outstanding Reviewer in ICCV17, CVPR13 and CVPR12. She currently supervises 8 PhD students, and 3 postdoctoral researchers.

        Prof. Dr. Laura Leal-Taixe

        Technische Universität München GE

          Prof. Dr. Laura Leal-Taixé was born in Barcelona where she pursued B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). She went to Boston, USA to do her Masters Thesis at Northeastern University with a fellowship from the Vodafone foundation. She obtained her PhD from the Institute for Information Processing (TNT) of the Leibniz University of Hannover in Germany, spending a year as a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. She then spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Geodesy and Photogrammetry at ETH Zürich, Switzerland, and a year as senior postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Vision Group at the Technical University in Munich. She is a recipient of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award of 1.65 million euros for her project socialMaps.

          PUblication

          Accepted papers will be included in the ICIAP 2019 Conference Proceedings, which will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS).
          Submission Process:
          The Microsoft CMT platform will be used for submission and managing all the review process.
          Organizers will provide Springer direction to build manuscript in Word and Latex based on Springer LNCS Information for Authors of Computer Science Publications.
          Reviewing Process:
          Double blind reviews
          Reviews Start: April 6, 2021
          Reviews Deadline: June 5, 2021
          Program Chairs Preliminary Decisions: June 10, 2021

          Dates & Schedule: (tentative)

          Call for challenge proposals: December 1st, 2020
          Workshop proposals: March 1st, 2021
          Paper Submission : May 5th, 2021
          Notifications to Authors : June 15th, 2021
          Camera Ready Papers Due : July 12th, 2021
          Challenge deadline: June 12th, 2021
          Early Registration Deadline : June 26, 2021
          Tutorial Date: September 13th 2021
          Workshop Dates: September 14th, 2021

          Conference Dates: September 15th – 17th , 2021

          Tentative Arrangement of Sessions:
          Sept 13-14: Main conference registration plus Workshops/Tutorial day
          Sept 15: Main conference – Industrial Session (Demos, panel). Conference Welcome
          Sept 16: Main conference – Conference Gala Dinner
          Sept 17: Main Conference full day

          Full-Registration (IAPR member)
              $
              Full-Registration (non-member)
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                  Student Registration (IAPR member)
                      $
                      Student (non-member)
                          $
                          Tutorial/workshop registration (IAPR member)
                              $
                              Tutorial/workshop registration (non-member)
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                                  PEOPLE

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                                  Workshop

                                  The hosting Institution will be the Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems – ISASI (former Institute of Cybernetics) that is part of the National Research Council of Italy - CNR.
                                  Institutional website www.isasi.cnr.it

                                  GENERAL CHAIRS

                                  Stan Sclaroff

                                  General Chair

                                  Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Boston University USA

                                    Cosimo Distante

                                    General Chair

                                    Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                      TECHNICAL PROGRAM CHAIR

                                      Federico Tombari

                                      Technical Program Chair

                                      Google & TUM Germany

                                        Marco Leo

                                        Technical Program Chair

                                        Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                          Giovanni Maria Farinella

                                          Technical Program Chair

                                          University of Catania, Italy

                                            AREA CHAIR

                                            Marco Cristani

                                            Area Chair (Brave New Ideas)

                                            University of Verona Italy

                                              Andrea Prati

                                              Area Chair (Brave New Ideas)

                                              University of Parma, Italy

                                                Alessia Saggese

                                                Area Chair (Brave New Ideas)

                                                University of Salerno, Italy

                                                  Luiz Marcos Garcia Goncalves

                                                  Area Chair (Robot Vision) / Latin America Liaison

                                                  UFRN Brazil

                                                    Justus Piater

                                                    Area Chair (Robot Vision)

                                                    University of Innsbruck, Austria

                                                      Elisa Ricci

                                                      area Chair (Robot Vision)

                                                      University of Trento, Italy

                                                        Roberto Scopigno

                                                        Area Chair (Image processing for Cultural Heritage)

                                                        Institute of Information Science and Technology CNR, Italy

                                                          Filippo Stanco

                                                          Area Chair (Image processing for Cultural Heritage)

                                                          University of Catania, Italy

                                                            Javier Ortega Garcia

                                                            Area Chair (Digital Forensics and Biometrics)

                                                            Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

                                                              Gian Luca Marcialis

                                                              Area Chair (Digital Forensics and Biometrics)

                                                              University of Cagliari, Italy

                                                                Costantino Grana

                                                                area Chair (Biomedical and Assistive Technology)

                                                                Univ. of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

                                                                  Fausto Milletarì

                                                                  Area Chair (Biomedical and Assistive Technology)

                                                                  NVIDIA USA

                                                                    Modesto Castrillon Santana

                                                                    Area Chair (Multimedia)

                                                                    University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain)

                                                                      Christian Micheloni

                                                                      Area Chair (Multimedia)

                                                                      University of Udine, Italy

                                                                        Sergio Escalera

                                                                        Area Chair (Deep Learning, Image Analysis, Detection and Recognition)

                                                                        University of Barcelona Spain

                                                                          Tal Hassner,

                                                                          Area Chair (Multiview Geometry and 3D Computer Vision)

                                                                          Facebook AML & Open University of Israel

                                                                            Lamberto Ballan

                                                                            Area Chair (Deep Learning, Image Analysis, Detection and Recognition)

                                                                            University of Padova, Italy

                                                                              Luigi Di Stefano

                                                                              Area Chair (Multiview Geometry and 3D Computer Vision)

                                                                              University of Bologna Italy

                                                                                Vishal Patel

                                                                                Area Chair (Deep Learning)

                                                                                John Hopkins University USA

                                                                                  Simone Calderara

                                                                                  Area Chair (Deep Learning)

                                                                                  University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy

                                                                                    Marcello Pelillo

                                                                                    Area Chair (Pattern Recognition & Machine Learning)

                                                                                    Università Ca’ Foscari Venice, Italy

                                                                                      Mario Vento

                                                                                      Area Chair (Pattern Recognition & Machine Learning)

                                                                                      University of Salerno, Italy

                                                                                        Francois Bremond

                                                                                        Area Chair (Video Analysis and Understanding)

                                                                                        INRIA, France

                                                                                          Federico Pernici

                                                                                          Area Chair (Video Analysis and Understanding)

                                                                                          University of Florence, Italy

                                                                                            Vittorio Murino

                                                                                            Area Chair (Video Analysis and Understanding)

                                                                                            Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

                                                                                            WORKSHOP CHAIR

                                                                                            Pier Luigi Mazzeo

                                                                                            Workshop & Competition Chair

                                                                                            Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                                                                              Emanuele Frontoni

                                                                                              Workshop & Competition Chair

                                                                                              Università Politecnica delle Marche Italy

                                                                                                TUTORIAL CHAIR

                                                                                                Lorenzo Seidenari

                                                                                                Tutorial Chair

                                                                                                University of Florence, Italy

                                                                                                  Alessio Del Bue

                                                                                                  Tutorial Chair

                                                                                                  Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

                                                                                                    SPECIAL SESSION CHAIR

                                                                                                    Marco La Cascia

                                                                                                    Special Session Chair

                                                                                                    University of Palermo, Italy

                                                                                                      Dario Cazzato

                                                                                                      Special Session Chair

                                                                                                      University of Luxembourg

                                                                                                        Nichi Martinel

                                                                                                        Special Session Chair

                                                                                                        University of Udine, Italy

                                                                                                          INDUSTRIAL CHAIR

                                                                                                          Marco La Cascia

                                                                                                          Special Session Chair

                                                                                                          University of Palermo, Italy

                                                                                                            Dario Cazzato

                                                                                                            Special Session Chair

                                                                                                            University of Luxembourg

                                                                                                              Nichi Martinel

                                                                                                              Special Session Chair

                                                                                                              University of Udine, Italy

                                                                                                                ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

                                                                                                                Maria Grazia Distante

                                                                                                                Finance, Registration and local arrangement Chair

                                                                                                                Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                                                                                                  Arturo Argentieri

                                                                                                                  Web Chair

                                                                                                                  Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                                                                                                    Pierluigi Carcagnì

                                                                                                                    Publication Chair

                                                                                                                    Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                                                                                                      Antonino Furnari

                                                                                                                      Publicity Chair

                                                                                                                      University of Catania, Italy

                                                                                                                        Paolo Spagnolo

                                                                                                                        Finance, Registration and local arrangement Chair

                                                                                                                        Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, CNR, Italy

                                                                                                                          LAISON

                                                                                                                          Dorra Sellami

                                                                                                                          North Africa Liaison

                                                                                                                          University of Sfax, TN

                                                                                                                            Wei Qi Yan

                                                                                                                            Oceania Liaison

                                                                                                                            AUT University New Zealand

                                                                                                                              Larry S. Davis

                                                                                                                              North America Liaison

                                                                                                                              Larry S. Davis received his bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University in 1970. He received his MS and PhD from the Univ

                                                                                                                                Wei Shi Zheng

                                                                                                                                Asia Liaison

                                                                                                                                Sun Yat-sen University, China

                                                                                                                                  Luiz Marcos Garcia Goncalves

                                                                                                                                  Area Chair (Robot Vision) / Latin America Liaison

                                                                                                                                  UFRN Brazil