The 10th IASTED International Conference on
Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications
SPPRA 2013

February 12 – 14, 2013
Innsbruck, Austria

Past Conference Information

The Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications 2013 conference in Innsbruck, Austria has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Chair

Assoc. Prof. Martin Kampel
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
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Keynote Speakers

"Human-centered Computing: Challenges and Perspectives"

Dr. Nicu Sebe
University of Trento, Italy
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Publicity Chair

Assc. Prof. M. Emre Celebi
Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
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Special Session Chair

Prof. Robert Sablatnig
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
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Special Session Organizers

"Ambient Assisted Living"

Mr. Rainer Planinc
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
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The topics of interest covered by SPPRA 2013 included, but were not limited to:


  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Medicine
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Others
  • Radar
  • Remote Sensing
  • Robotics
  • Seismic
  • Telecommunications


Computer Vision

  • 3D and Range Data Analysis
  • Computational Geometry
  • Content-based Retrieval
  • Geometric and Morphologic Analysis
  • Neural Network Applications
  • Stereo Vision
  • Visualization

Image Analysis

  • Image Database Indexing
  • Image Processing
  • Image Sequence Processing
  • Image Synthesis
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Segmentation and Representation

Image Recognition, Coding, and Compression

  • Color and Texture
  • Compression
  • Fingerprinting
  • Handwriting, Shape, and Document Analysis
  • Illumination Models
  • Image Coding
  • Image Enhancement
  • Object Recognition and Motion
  • Rendering
  • Rendering Algorithms and Systems
  • Restoration and Retrieval
  • Text Recognition
  • Volume Rendering

Watermarking Techniques

  • Applications in Copyright Control
  • Data Security
  • Digital Watermarking
  • Identification and Certification


Algorithms and Techniques

  • Architecture and Implementation
  • Discrete Cosine Transform
  • Fourier Transform
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Hilbert Transform
  • Neural Networks for Signal Processing
  • Wavelets

Audio and Video

  • Audio and Electro Acoustics
  • HDTV
  • Multimedia
  • Speech Processing
  • Video Technology

Detection and Estimation

  • Computation
  • Estimation of Signal Parameters
  • Motion Detection
  • Prediction
  • Segmentation and Representation


  • Adaptive Filtering
  • Filter Designs and Structures
  • FIR and IIR Filters
  • Signal Reconstruction Using Filters

Signal Analysis and Processing

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Mobile Signal Processing
  • Multidimensional Signal Processing
  • Nonlinear DSP
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Time-Frequency Signal Analysis