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2019 June 22

PREMIA AGM 2019 will be held in the evening of Aug 5, 2019, 7pm-10pm at "The Meeting Point". See here for details.

2020 Feb 27


Preliminary Call for Papers

6th Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition (ACPR 2021)

9-12 November 2021, ICC Jeju, South Korea


We are pleased to host The 6th Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition (ACPR2021) taking place in Jeju Island, South Korea from 9 November to 12 November 2021. Virtual conference is prepared if in the time, travels are affected by COVID-19.

ACPR 2021 solicits high-quality original research for publication in its main conference and co-located workshops. All accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) and indexed by ISI, Scopus, EI, Google Scholar, DBLP, etc. Topics of interest include all aspects of pattern recognition:



Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

  • Artificial neural networks
  • Dimensionality reduction and manifold learning
  • Classification and clustering
  • Support vector machines and kernel methods
  • Structural pattern recognition
  • Deep learning, Reinforcement Learning, Transfer Learning

Computer Vision and Robot Vision

  • Biologically motivated vision
  • Physics-based vision
  • Perceptual organization
  • Computational photography
  • 3D vision
  • Motion analysis and tracking
  • Object detection / recognition
  • Scene understanding

Signal Processing

  • Signal and image processing
  • Audio and acoustic processing and analysis
  • Spoken language processing
  • Texture and color analysis
  • Enhancement and restoration
  • Biomedical signal analysis
  • Brain-Computer Interface

Media Processing and Interaction

  • Surveillance and security
  • Mixed and augmented reality
  • Human computer interaction
  • Handwriting recognition
  • Document understanding
  • Biometric systems
  • Multimedia analysis and retrieval



Paper Submissions and Guidelines

Full papers must be accompanied by an abstract summarizing the contribution the paper makes to the field. Full papers are limited to 14 pages in LNCS format. All papers will be peer reviewed single-blind.

Paper templates will be provided and the submission site will be open soon.



Important Dates and Deadlines

Submission Site Open: 10 April 2021

Submission Deadline: 10 June 2021

Notification to Authors: 10 August 2021

Camera-ready Submission: 10 September 2021

Conference Dates: 09-12 November 2021








2019 Jan 12

PREMIA Member's Night 2019 will be held in the evening of Feb 19, 2019, 6:30pm-9:30pm at "The Meeting Point". See here for details.


2018 Aug 19

PREMIA AGM 2018 was held successfully on Aug 16, 2018.

Dr. Lee Hwee Kuan received "PREMIA Excellent Service Award" (2018) for his excellent contributions to the management, development, course organization and promotion of PREMIA.

Dr. Cheng Li received "PREMIA Distinguished Lecturer Award" (2018) for his significant contributions to the development and course organization of PREMIA and distinguished teaching services.

Congratulations !


Best Student Paper Awards were announced (see here for the results). New PREMIA Board members were elected. See here for the results.



2018 June 13

PREMIA Best Student Paper Awards 2018 is now open for submission. Please check the award webpage for more details.

PREMIA Annual General Meeting 2018 will be held in Event Hall 2 of "The Meeting Point” at JTC Launchpad at One-north, 73B Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore 139952, on 16 Aug (Thursday) 2018, 7pm-10pm. More details will be announced in the AGM 2018 web page.



2018 April 24

PREMIA short course 2018 will be held at Seminar Room 7 at School of Computing, COM1, level 2, 13 Computing Drive; Singapore 117417, 21-23 May 2018.


2018 April 14

Registration deadline for PREMIA short course 2018 (May) was extended to 20 April 2018.


2018 Mar 10:

PREMIA short course 2018, will be held during 21-24 May, 2018 in NUS campus. Please note the changes in the topics and that the registration fees are charged in terms of topics (not days). clink the here for more details.


2018 Feb 18:


PREMIA short course 2018, originally scheduled to be held during Feb 26-Mar 1, 2018 was postponed.  The new period will be announced later. Please check this website for further information.


2018 Jan 16:


PREMIA short course 2018 registration dead is extended from Jan 15, 2018 to Feb 9, 2018.



2017 Nov 11;

PREMIA have organize short course on the fundamentals and applications for machine learning, image processing and deep learning in Feb 26- Mar 1, 2018, in National University of Singapore Kent Ridge Campus. Registration deadline: Feb 9, 2018. See here for more details.



2017 Nov 11:

There will be no PREMIA Member's Night for PREMIA members in Feb 2018.


2017 Aug 5:

PREMIA will have PREMIA's Summer short course on the fundamentals and applications for machine learning and deep learning in Sept 27-28, 2017, in Republic Polytechnic campus. 


2017 July 10:

PREMIA 2017 Annual general meeting will be on July 26, 2017, from 6:30pm-9:00pm, at SPGG.



2017 June 18:

PREMIA 2017 Annual general meeting will be on Aug 4, 2017, 7pm, at SPGG, tentatively.


2017 June 18:

PREMIA short course was successfully held during May 22-25, 2017.


2017 April 21:


Results for PREMIA Best student paper awards in 2014, 2015 were uploaded.


2017 Feb 17:

PREMIA Members' Night 2017 was held  successfully in the evening of 16 Feb 2017. During the event, four winners of PREMIA Best Student Paper Awards for the papers published in 2016 were announced and issued. Check here for the detail results.



2017 Jan 18:


PREMIA Members' Night 2017 is confirmed to be held on 16 Feb 2017 in NUS campus. Click here for more details.


PREMIA Best Student Paper Award 2016  submission is now closed!  Those who have submitted will present their work during PREMIA Members' Night 2017 on 16 Feb 2017. The winners will be announced and awarded in the event as well.




2016 Dec 08:

PREMIA Members' Night 2017 is coming. Click here for more details.

PREMIA short course 2017 is coming ! Check here for more details.

PREMIA Best Student Paper Award 2016 is open for submission!




News about our history published in the  International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) 2010 News here.



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