(World Scientific)
Advanced techniques of pattern recognition and their applications

Aim and Scope:

The special issue aims at pointing out the latest advances carried on into the field of Pattern Recognition and their Applications.

This special issue targets researchers from the MCPR community, who have contributed with papers to MCPR2016 conference and earlier conferences.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

-Computer Vision
-Data Mining
-Discrete Geometry
-Document Processing and Recognition
-Artificial Intelligent Techniques and Recognition
-Fuzzy and Hybrid Techniques in Pattern Recognition
-Image Coding, Processing and Analysis
-Industrial and Medical Applications of Pattern Recognition
-Logical Combinatorial Pattern Recognition
-Mathematical Morphology
-Multi-sensor Data Fusion
-Natural Language Processing and Recognition
-Neural Networks
-Neural Networks and Associative Memories
-Pattern Recognition Principles
-Robotics and Remote Sensing Applications of Pattern Recognition
-Shape and Texture Analysis
-Signal Processing and Analysis
-Statistical & Structural Pattern Recognition
-Voice and Speech Recognition
-Animal Biometrics and Plant Recognition

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline: October 30, 2016
Revision/Acceptance/Rejection notification: March 13, 2017
Publication of the Special Issue: the first date available after June 15, 2017

Submission of Manuscripts:

Manuscripts must be submitted online via Editorial Manager (EM):

A fully web-based submission, peer-review, and tracking system.

Please prepare your manuscripts following the detailed instructions on "Submission Guidelines" at the International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Website:

To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion into the special issue, it is important that authors select Special Issue: MCPR2016 when they reach the "Article Type" step in the submission process at the Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Journal webpage.

All papers will be rigorously refereed and will undergo a standard review process of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Journal.

Submission Period :

Authors can submit their manuscripts to this special issue in the period :

September 1, 2016 - October 30, 2016.

Guest Editors:

Ariel Carrasco, INAOE, Mexico,
Francisco Martinez, INAOE, Mexico,
Victor Ayala,  University of Guanajuato, Mexico,
Arturo Olvera, University of Puebla, Mexico,