Call for Papers

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MedPRAI 2016 is the first edition of the Mediterranean Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, being held at Tebessa, Algeria, on 22-23 November 2016. MedPRAI 2016 aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum of discussion to share the recent advancements in different areas of pattern recognition and artificial intelligence.

Topics of interest scope all related subareas including but not limited to the following.

Track 1: Pattern Recognition

  • Handwriting analysis and recognition
  • Biometrics applications
  • Pattern recognition & applications
  • Image, speech, signal and video processing
  • Machine learning and data mining, Computer vision, Robotics and perception,
  • Virtual reality and medical applications

 Track 2: Artificial Intelligence

  • Natural language processing
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning
  • Constraint processing and heuristic search
  • Intelligent interfaces
  • Multi-agent Systems
  • Deep learning

All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least 2 members of the international program committee; additional reviewers will be consulted if needed. Paper acceptance will be based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of presentation.

Authors of selected papers from MedPRAI 2016 will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a special issue published in Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence (2016 JCR Impact Factor: 1.703)

Important Dates:

  • Paper Submission: June 13, 2016.
  • Abstract deadline: June 22, 2016 (Extended).
  • Full paper deadline: June 30, 2016 (Extended).
  • Author Notification: August 26, 2016.
  • Camera-ready Paper/Registration: September 9, 2016.
  • Conference Dates: November 22-23, 2016.

Endorsed by:

  • The International Association or Pattern Recognition (IAPR).


  • Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria.
  • Bahria University, Islamabd, Pakistan.
  • Laboratory of Mathematics, Informatics and Systems, Tebessa, Algeria.
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