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 The IAPR-CIARP Award to the best paper

An award, consisting of a cash prize (400 USD), trophy and a certificate, will be given to the author(s) of the Best Paper registered and presented at CIARP 2013.

Aim of this award is to acknowledge and encourage excellence, originality and innovativeness of new models, methods and techniques with an outstanding theoretical contribution and practical application to the field of pattern recognition and/or data mining.

The selection of the winner will be based on the wish of the author(s) to be considered for the prize, the evaluation and recommendations from members of the Program Committee and the evaluation of the CIARP-IAPR Award Committee.


IAPR-CIARP Award Committee:

Gabriella Sanniti di Baja
Josef Kittler
Jian Pei
Fabio Roli
Tieniu Tan.


This committee, carefully chosen to avoid conflicts of interest, will evaluate each nominated paper in a second review process, which will also include the quality of the poster and/or oral presentation.


We welcome nominations for the Aurora Pons Porrata Award. This iberoamerican anual prize is given to a living woman in recognition of an outstanding technical contribution to the field of pattern recognition or data mining, and consists of a cash amount (400 USD), a suitably inscribed certificate and a medal.Aurora Pons Porrata Award Nomination

Anyone woman is eligible to be nominated, except for the current members of the APP Award Committee.

To initiate a nomination, a nominator must submit an Aurora Pons Porrata Award Nomination Form. Any member of a national pattern recognition society can serve as nominator, except for the nominee herself and the current members of the APP Award Committee.


APP Award Committee:

Isneri Talavera-Bustamante (Cuba)
Rita Cuchira (Italy)
Rocio González-Díaz (Spain)

Each nomination must be endorsed by at least one recommendation letter, from a member of an iberoamerican pattern recognition society (different from the nominator).

Electronic Nomination and Endorsement forms should be submitted no later than August 24, 2013.

Please address your data through email to the chair of the APP Award Committee, Edel Garcia Reyes,

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Subject: APP Award 2013

Each electronic submission will be acknowledged by an email containing the submitted form.

CIARP has had a good performance, especially in the last 10 conferences. Its Proceedings appeared in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).

A "Special Section" of a regular issue of Pattern Recognition Letters including papers of the scientists that will be awarded at CIARP 2013 (IAPR-CIARP Best Scientific Paper Award and Aurora Pons-Porrata Award) and one-page editorial will be published in the Journal Pattern Recognition Letters.

** CIARP 2013 **

CIARP 2013 will be held in Havana, Cuba, from November 20th to 23th.


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