Call for Papers


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

  • 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. 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.

Extended versions of high quality manuscripts and best papers at MedPRAI 2018 are invited for potential publication in the Special Issue on “Soft Computing Techniques and Web based Applications” in the International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering (IJITWE).

 Important Dates:

  • Submission deadline: September 02, 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.
  • Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria.
  • Bahria University, Islamabd, Pakistan.


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