Welcome to the May edition of the PAMI-TC monthly mailing.

This month's topics include:
1. CVPR 2011 Registration
2. April 2011 Issue of the IAPR Newsletter
3. IJCB 2011: Call for Papers
4. How to Unsubscribe from this List

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Registration for CVPR 2011 is now open. This year, CVPR will be held at
the Crowne Plaza in picturesque Colorado Springs.

New this year -- 3 tiered pricing:

Early registration ends May 20, 2011 11:59pm Mountain Time
Regular registration = May 21, 2011 12:00am till June 11, 2011 11:59pm MT
On-site registration = begins June 12, 2011 12:00am MT

All Passport Registrations include: Admission to all technical sessions,
allworkshops, all short courses, daily refreshment breaks, reception
dinners on Tuesday and Wednesday, and one DVD copy of the proceedings.

One-Day Workshop/Short Course Pass: is valid for one day only (either 
Monday or Friday or Saturday).

For more details, please visit:
http://www.cvpr2011.org/registration
http://www.cvpr2011.org/hotel

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The April 2011 issue of the IAPR Newsletter is now available at:
http://www.iapr.org/members/newsletter/Newsletter11-02
http://www.iapr.org/docs/newsletter-2011-02.pdf

IN THIS ISSUE:

       1. Getting to know...Wenyin Liu, IAPR Fellow
       2. From the ExCo
       3. BooksBooksBooks
       4. IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports
       5. ICPR 2012
       6. ICDAR
       7. Of Interest...
       8. Conference Planner

       1. Getting to know...Wenyin Liu, IAPR Fellow
       Dr. Wenyin Liu takes us through his research progression from
       document analysis to anti-phishing.

       2. From the ExCo
       Ingela Nystrom expresses the sympathy and concern of the world
       community over the natural disasters that have struck Japan and
       shares news from the IAPR Executive Committee.

       3. BooksBooksBooks
       A list of book reviews previously published in the IAPR Newsletter.

       4. IAPR Conference and Workshop Reports
       CIP 2010: 2nd International Workshop in Cognitive Image Processing
       AND 2010: 4th Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data
       ICFHR 2010: 12th International Conference on Frontiers in
       Handwriting Recognition
       DICTA 2010: International Conference on Digital Image Computing:
       Techniques and Applications

       5. ICPR 2012
       Call for papers for ICPR2012 plus calls for nominations for the K.S.
       Fu and J.K. Aggarwal Prizes.

       6. ICDAR
       Call for Proposals to Host ICDAR 2015 and Call for Nominations for
       ICDAR 2011 Awards.

       7. Of Interest...
       Lots of free books available for review.

       8. Conference Planner
       Chart of some upcoming IAPR and non-IAPR conferences of interest to
       the IAPR community.

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The 2011 International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2011) is a
special combination of two major biometrics research conferences, the
Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS) conference and the
International Conference on Biometrics (ICB). The blending of these two
conferences for this one year is through special agreement of the IEEE and
the IAPR, and should present an exciting event for the entire world-wide
biometrics research community.

IJCB 2011 is intended to have a broad scope, including advances in
fundamental pattern recognition techniques relevant to biometrics, new
algorithms and / or technologies for biometrics, analysis of specific
applications, and analysis of the social impacts of biometrics technology.
Areas of coverage include biometrics based on voice, fingerprint, iris,
face, handwriting, gait and other modalities, as well as multi-modal
biometrics and new biometrics based on novel sensing technologies.
Submissions will be rigorously reviewed, and should clearly make the case
for a documented improvement over the existing state of the art.
Experimental results for contributions in established areas such as voice,
face, iris, fingerprint, and gait are encouraged to use the largest and
most challenging existing publicly available datasets. Papers examining
the usability of and social impact of biometrics technology are
encouraged.

Important Dates:
Paper Submission: May 27th, 2011
Decision Notification: July 15th, 2011
Final Copy Due: August 12th, 2011
IJCB 2011: Oct. 11th - 13th, 2011 in Washington D.C.

Find out more:
http://www.cse.nd.edu/IJCB_11/

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