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The First International Conference on Multimedia Analysis and Pattern Recognition (MAPR), a premier international conference of VAPR (Vietnamese Association on Pattern Recognition), will be held in Ho Chi Minh city on April 5-6, 2018. The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry for sharing their latest research findings, experimental results and consolidating potential collaborations on pattern recognition, multimedia analysis and related areas.



Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

• Statistical, Syntactic and Structural Pattern Recognition

• Machine Learning and Data Mining

• Dimensionality Reduction and Manifold Learning

• Classification and Clustering

• Graphical Models for Pattern Recognition

• Deep Learning

• Pattern Recognition for Big Data

• Transfer Learning


Multimedia Analysis

•Text, Image, Video and Speech Processing

•Image Segmentation

•Multimedia Feature Extraction

•Enhancement, Restoration and Filtering

•Coding, Compression and Super-resolution

•Multimedia Indexing and Retrieval


Biomedical Image Analysis and Biometrics

•Medical Image and Signal Analysis

•Biological Image and Signal Analysis

•Modeling, Simulation and Visualization

•Computer-aided Detection and Diagnosis


•Face, Fingerprint and Iris Recognition

•Gait Analysis


Computer Vision and Robot Vision


•2D/3D Object Detection and Recognition

•2D/3D Activity and Event Analysis

•Motion Analysis and Object Tracking

•Scene Understanding

•Stereo and Multiple View Geometry

•Vision for Robotics

•Face Detection, Tracking and Recognition

•Gesture Representation and Recognition

•Egocentric Vision


Document Analysis and Recognition

•Document Structure Analysis

•Mathematical Expression Recognition

•Character and Text Recognition

•Handwriting Recognition

•Graphics Recognition

•Document Understanding


•Visual Inspection Diagnosis


•Food and Agriculture Product Quality Assessment


•Visually-impaired People Mobility Aid

•Mobile Application

•Multimedia Search Engine




  • Submission deadlineJan 15, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 (23:59 Pacific Standard Time) Final.
  • Acceptance notificationFeb 15, 2018 Mar 1, 2018
  • Camera-readyFeb 20, 2018 Mar 5, 2018
  • Conference date : Apr 5-6, 2018



Authors are invited to submit their papers with 6-page length including text, references, tables and figures in the IEEE standard template.  MAPR 2018 submissions are anonymous, and must conform to the instructions for double-blind review. The papers are submitted electronically through Easychair. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and IEEE Xplore® (IEEE Digital Library)



Extended versions of the selected papers in MAPR 2018 will be invited for submission to IET Computer Vision (ISI), Journal of Computing and Information Technology (Scopus). Please note that expanded conference papers must include at least 30% new scientific material and will be reviewed again





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