IbPRIA 2011 (Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis) was the fifth edition of a series of similar events co-organized every two years by AERFAI (Asociacion Espanola de Reconocimiento de Formas y Analisis de Imagenes) and APRP (Associação Portuguesa de Reconhecimento de Padrões). Previous editions took place in Andraxt, Spain (2003), Estoril, Portugal (2005), Girona, Spain (2007) and Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal (2009). In 2011 the event was held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, hosted by the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) and with the support of the ULPGC and ULPGC’s Institute SIANI (Institute for Intelligent Systems and Numerical Applications in Engineering).
IbPRIA is a single-track conference that provides an international forum for presentation of ongoing work and new-frontier research in pattern recognition, computer vision, image processing and analysis, speech recognition and applications. It acts as a meeting point for research groups, engineers and practitioners to present recent results, algorithmic improvements, experimental evaluations and promising future directions in related topics.
The response to the call for papers was positive. From 158 full papers submitted, 92 were accepted, 34 for oral presentation and 58 as posters. A high-level international Program Committee carried out the review stage, where each submission was reviewed in a double-blind process by at least two reviewers.