Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Call for participation in the ICPR 2012 Contests

http://www.icpr2012.org/contests.html

We are happy to announce the opening of the six ICPR 2012 Contests, to be
held on November 11, 2012 in conjunction with the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (www.icpr2012.org). The aim of the contests is to encourage better scientific development through comparing competing
approaches on a common dataset.

The Contests (see www.icpr2012.org/contests.html for full details and links):

    Gesture Recognition Challenge and Kinect Grand Prize
    HEp-2 Cells Classification
    Human activity recognition and localization
    Kitchen Scene Context based Gesture Recognition
    Mitosis Detection in Breast Cancer
    People tracking in wide baseline camera networks

Publications
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There are no 'publications' for the contest participants other than what each contest organizer prepares. Contest participants are encouraged to submit their results as a normal paper to the main conference where it
will be reviewed as normal. Short introductions for each contest are planned to be included in the main proceedings.

Registration
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Attending the contest sessions requires registration for the contest, which can be done using the main conference registration form. Registration for the main conference is not obligatory, but is necessary if you want to also attend the main conference.

Dates
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Each Contest has its own time schedule. See the website of each contest for the dates.
The results of the competitions will be announced at the conference:November 11, 2012

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