We would like to cordially thank you for your participation in the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition! We hope that you enjoy your stay at Tsukuba and see you again at the ICPR2014 in Stockholm, Sweden!


Photo Album:
Please see the photos taken during technical sessions, reception, banquet, events and others.

ICPR2012 is the twenty-first conference of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), which will be held during November 11-15, 2012 at the Tsukuba International Congress Center, Tsukuba, Japan. Tsukuba Science City is about 50 km northeast of Tokyo and 40 km northwest of the Narita International Airport. The Haneda International Airport is 10 km south of Tokyo. The Tsukuba Express Line connects Tsukuba/Akihabara in 45 min.

open-lecturesNotice: Open lectures on Nov. 11th (given in Japanese. Public event jointly organized with Tsukuba City and Tsukuba Mirai City.)

What's New


ICPR2012 Photo Album is now available.


Note that the ICPR2012 Organizing Committee will retain only the copyright of the papers published on IEEE Xplore.


Prizes and Awards Information:Two major IAPR prizes, as well as paper awards in four different categories will be presented at ICPR 2012.


Banquet Information: Note that Conference Banquet will start at 19:30 on 14th (Wed.) at Hotel Grand SHINONOME. All participants are required to wear the name badge holder WITH STRAP.


ICPR2012 webapp for mobile devices is now available.

webappFor the convenience of ICPR2012 participants, we offer a special webapp for mobile devices including technical program by day, author index and your customized schedule. Please enjoy the conference.
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Welcome Reception and Banquet information is updated.
(The welcome reception place is corrected on 11/08. Please check the latest information. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.)


arrowTX Tickets to Akihabara for Overseas Students


Conference Venue and Travel Information are updated. Floor map is available now.


Room and Timetable of Workshops, Tutorials and Contests are now available.


Plenary Speakers (K.-S. Fu Prize Lecture, J. K. Aggarwal Prize Lecture, Keynote Lecture) and Invited Talks are updated.


The technical tour information is partly updated.


Presentation instructions for the poster shotgun session is partly updated. The final submission method is announced soon.

>> Read more past news

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- ICPR 2012: Treasurer’s Travelogue (IAPR Newsletter, Vol. 34, No. 2, April 2012)

   by Aytul Erçil, IAPR Treasurer (Turkey)

- Position of the IAPR ExCo on the next ICPR2012 in Tsukuba
(IAPR Newsletter, Vol. 33, No. 4, October 2011)

   by Denis Laurendeau, IAPR President (Canada)

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami:
- Message of the President of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).

- Travel Advisory for North-eastern Honshu after the Earthquake
- Declaration of Recovery of Tourism in Tsukuba City - Revitalizing from Disaster Areas - (from Mayor of Tsukuba and Tsukuba Tourist and Convention Association)


Important Dates

Deadline for contest proposal July 15, 2011
Deadline for workshop proposal January 6, 2012
Deadline for tutorial proposal April 30, 2012


Deadline for paper submission April 7, 2012
March 31, 2012


Notification of paper acceptance June 15, 2012
Camera ready papers and author registration July 15, 2012




Technically Co-Sponsored by CS



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