Call for Papers


SPRA 2020:2020 Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Applications

Rome, Italy, Nov. 6-8, 2020

Aims and Scope

Pattern Recognition has become a hot research branch thanks to the recent advances of machine learning driven by big data. In light of the fast-paced advancements in pattern recognition taking place all over the world, it is of great interest to keep an eye on the state-of-the-art research and development and to facilitate collaboration in multidisciplinary research areas

The SPRA 2020:2020 Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Applications covers a broad spectrum of Pattern recognition topics. It aims to provide an international forum for presentation of original research results, as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative and practical development experiences. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the pattern recognition areas that the call for papers considers.

COVID-19 Update:

The organizing team is closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 situation. The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. If the conditions are unqualified to held onsite, the conference will run as a virtual conference. The registration fees will be reduced. Accepted papers will be published on time.

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer Vision
  • Biomedical Image Analysis
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Image, Speech, Signal and Video Processing
  • Document Analysis, Biometrics and Pattern Recognition Applications

Submission Guidelines

SPRA 2020 solicits papers in the following three categories:

  • Long papers: technical papers reporting original research or survey papers
  • Short papers: papers reporting promising work-in-progress, system descriptions, position papers on controversial issues, or survey papers providing a synthesis of some current research trends
  • Extended abstracts of recently published work in a relevant journal or top-tier conference

Regular research papers should be at most 14 pages (including references, figures, and tables). Short papers should be between 4 and 8 pages. Extended abstracts should be at most 2 pages and should reference the originally published work.

Submissions will be blind reviewed by the program committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to scope of the conference, originality, significance, and clarity.

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically in online submission system. For any questions, please contact with


Accepted full papers will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be indexed by Scopus, Ei Compendex, etc.

Key Dates

  • Manuscripts submission deadline: Sep 20, 2020
  • Acceptance/Rejection Notification: Oct 05, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
  • Conference dates: November 6-8, 2020

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