Second Call for Papers: SCIA 2013

18th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis
17 – 20 June 2013, Espoo, Finland


Submission of full papers: January 18, 2013
Notification of acceptance: March 10, 2013
Camera-ready paper: April 5, 2013
Registration for paper presenters: April 5, 2013


The 18th conference in the long tradition of Scandinavian Conferences on Image Analysis will take place in Espoo, Finland on June 17-20, 2013. Tutorials will take place on June 17 and the main conference on June 18-20.


Ethem Alpaydin, Bogazici University,

Anders Heyden, Lund Institute of Technology / Lund University,

Jiri Matas, Czech Technical University,

Maja Pantic, Imperial College London / University of Twente,


General chairs: Erkki Oja, Matti Pietikäinen
Program chair: Joni Kämäräinen
Publicity chair: Jaakko Peltonen
Local organizing committee: Markus Koskela (chair),
Jorma Laaksonen, Teemu Kinnunen,
Ville Viitaniemi

The organizers can be reached at scia2013 (at)


Ethem Alpaydin, Bogaziçi University
Xilin Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jean-Luc Dugelay, EURECOM Sophia Antipolis Michael Felsberg, Linkoping University Jon Hardeberg, Gjovik University College Janne Heikkila, University of Oulu Anders Heyden, Lund University Norbert Krueger, University of Southern Denmark Jiri Matas, Czech Technical University Krystian Mikolajczyk, University of Surrey Majid Mirmehdi, University of Bristol Maja Pantic, Imperial College London


SCIA 2013 will be held in the Hanasaari cultural centre in Espoo, Finland. Espoo is the second largest city in Finland and part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Hanasaari is in the middle of an archipelago close to Helsinki city centre.

See for travel and accommodation details.


The conference invites paper submissions presenting original work within the following topics:

3D vision; Color and multispectral image analysis; Computational imaging and graphics; Faces and gestures; Feature extraction and segmentation; Human-centered computing; Matching, registration and alignment; Medical and biomedical image analysis; Motion analysis; Object and scene recognition; Pattern recognition and machine learning; Robot vision; Systems and applications; Video and multimedia analysis


Submissions will be reviewed by at least two anonymous reviewers and meta-reviewed by one area chair. It is possible (but not required) to submit anonymously if preferred. Papers will be accepted for oral or poster presentation. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, which will appear as a volume in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. A submitted paper may contain up to 12 pages. Accepted papers are limited to 10 pages, with a possibility to buy two extra pages.

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SCIA 2013 is organized by the Pattern Recognition Society of Finland and supported by Aalto University.