Call For Papers

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MedPRAI 2018 is the second edition of the Mediterranean Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, being held at Rabat, Morocco on 27-28 March 2018. MedPRAI 2018 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 and Image Analysis

  • Handwriting analysis and recognition
  • Biometrics applications
  • Pattern recognition & applications
  • Image analysis
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Image Coding and Processing
  • Shape and Texture Analysis
  • Signal, speech and video processing
  • Image, audio and video watermarking
  • Computer vision
  • Object Detection, Tracking and Recognition
  • Robotics and perception
  • Virtual reality & medical applications

Track 2: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Natural language processing
  • Automated reasoning and inference
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning
  • Constraint processing
  • Constraint Satisfaction Problem
  • Heuristic search
  • Intelligent interfaces
  • Multi-agent Systems
  • Machine learning and data mining
  • Unsupervised, semi-supervised, and supervised  Learning
  • Active learning
  • Transfer learning
  • Deep learning
  • Applications of Machine 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. All accepted papers will be published by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in its International Conference Proceedings Series under the ISBN-N°: 978-1-4503-5290-1. Moreover, all accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP (

Authors of selected papers presented at the conference will be invited to submit an extended and improved version of their papers to the International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience and the Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics.for special issues dedicated to MedPRAI 2018. These special issues will be guest-edited by the MedPRAI 2018 Chairs and titled:

1-     Soft Computing Techniques and Web based Applications

2-     Recent Advances in Pattern Recognition and Machine Vision

3-     Deep Learning in MedicalInformation Systems

 Important Dates:

  • Full paper deadline: September 30, 2017.
  • Author Notification: December 02, 2017.
  • Camera-ready Paper/Registration: December 23, 2017.
  • Conference Dates: March 27- 28, 2018.

Endorsed by:

  • The International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).


  • Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco.
  • Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco.
  • Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria.
  • Bahria University, Islamabd, Pakistan.


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