5 September 2016 - New deadline for Early Bird Registration

We inform the interested authors that the deadline for early bird registration at ICPR Contest session has been postponed at September 30th. (point D.)

25 August 2016 - Final Rank

We inform that the final rank have been announced and available online.

18 August 2016 - Eligibility list and test dataset

We inform that the eligibility list have been announced. All authors who are in the list are invited to submit a contest paper by the submission platform at

Moreover, the dataset that will be used for the final rank list is available at the following weblink:

17 August 2016 - Paper preparation and registration Fees to the Conference

We remember that on August 18th the test dataset will be published on this website and it will be password-protected. It will be used to prepare the rank list that will be announced afterwards on August 25 (please consider that this deadline could be slightly postponed due to the high time demand of some executables).

Paper Preparation
While preparing the paper, authors have to pay more attention to the description of the proposed method and its research features, emphasizing the strengths and weaknesses, its novel contribution over the state-of-the-art and any other aspect they consider noteworthy for the proposed algorithm. They can also discuss experimental results (if any) but they should not pay attention to the features of the MICHE-I dataset . The description of the contest, the involved dataset and the experimental/comparative anaysis will be discussed in detail in the technical report submitted at the contest.
The template for paper preparation can be found at:

Registration Fees
Moreover, we remember to all authors that a full registration to the conference is required to have the paper published in the conference proceedings. Please refer to the dedicated webpage at The fees for contest papers are at point D (fourth line) in the list.

12 August 2016 - Test Dataset

On August 18th the test dataset will be publicly available on this website and it will be password-protected.
Interested authors can require the password by email to once online available.
Please consider that on August 18th the eligibility for publication of all participating methods will be announced. The final rank list will be published afterwards and before the paper acceptance notification.
For privacy reasons, the usernames chosen at the time of the registration will be used. In case you forgot the username, please require a copy by sending an email to

11 August 2016 - Paper Submission

In addition, we inform you that the platform for the first paper submission (deadline 25 August 2016) can be reached at the following weblink:
Guidelines for paper preparation are available by the ICRP2016 conference webpage at:

11 August 2016 - Deadline Extensions

The deadlines for Paper Acceptance notification and for Camera Ready Paper have been slightly postponed as follows:

  • Paper Acceptance Notification 5 September, 2016
  • Camera Ready 12 September, 2016