ICPR 2012 Contests (update: 10/03)

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The ICPR 2012 Contest Co-Chairs invite participants to the following contests, whose results will be presented at the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition ( The aim of the contests is to encourage better scientific development through comparing competing approaches on a common dataset.

ICPR 2012 Contest-AM [09:30 -- ] on Nov.11, 2012

Mitosis Detection in Breast Cancer
Ludovic Roux, CNRS UMI 2955, Singapore
Jacques Klossa, TRIBVN Company, France
Frédérique Capron, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, France
Metin Gurcan, The Ohio State Univerity, USA

People tracking in wide baseline camera networks
Gustavo Fernandez, Austria Institute of Technology, Austria
Helmut Grabner, ETH-Zurich, Switzerland
Fatih Porikli, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA
Sergio Velastin, Kingston University London, UK

Human activity recognition and localization
Christian Wolf, LIRIS, France
Julien Mille, LIRIS, France
Eric Lombardi, LIRIS, France
Bulent Sankur, BUSIM, Turkey

CHALEARN Gesture Challenge
Isabelle Guyon, ClopiNet, USA
Vassilis Athitsos, University of Texas, USA

ICPR 2012 Contest-PM [14:00 -- ] on Nov.11, 2012

HEp-2 Cells Classification
Gennaro Percannella, University of Salerno, Italy
Pasquale Foggia, University of Salerno, Italy
Paolo Soda, University "Campus Bio-Medico" of Roma, Italy

Kitchen Scene Context based Gesture Recognition
Atsushi Shimada, Kyushu University, Japan
Kazuaki Kondo, Kyoto University, Japan
Daisuke Deguchi, Nagoya University, Japan
Géraldine Morin, IRIT-ENSEEIHT, France
Helman Stern, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel


Important Dates

Contest Announcement to Participants
Oct 2, 2011
Each Contest has its own time schedule. See the website of each contest for the dates.  
Results of the competition are announced at the conference Nov 11, 2012



There is no 'publication' 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.



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.


ICPR 2012 Contest Co-Chairs

Yasuyo Kita <y.kita(at)>

Robert Fisher <rbf(at)>



Archive: Call for Contests



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