The Fourteenth IAPR International Conference on Machine Vision Applications will be held at the MIRAIKAN: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Japan from May 18 through 22, 2015. The conference is co-sponsored by the MVA Organization, IAPR TC-8, and AIST JAPAN.

The aim of this conference is to bring to-gether researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry, and to stimulate the exchange of knowledge through intensive discussions on the cutting-edge research topics listed below.

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Main Topic: Machine Vision and its Applications

  • Sensing
  • Vision Sensors, Sensors for 3D / Motion, Shape from X, Optical Phenomenon Sensing, Color / Multiband, Invisible Wavelength Imaging, Registration / Alignment, Calibration
  • Algorithms
  • Feature Extraction, Shape / Motion / Deformation Analysis, Change and Background, Tracking, Color / Multiband Analysis, Segmentation, Pattern Recognition, Object Recognition, Statistical Image Processing, Large-Scale Data Analysis, Image Processing System Architecture
  • Applications
      Factory Automation and Robotics
    Visual Inspection, Diagnosis, Assembly, Mobile Robot, Digital Fabrication, Service Robot, Rescue Robot
      Intelligent Transport Systems
    Traffic Monitoring, Au-tonomous Vehicles, Driving Safety Assistance
    Security Monitoring, Camera Network, Remote Sensing, Underwater
      Human Computer Interaction
    Face / Gesture / Behav-ior / Gait, Gaze Analysis, Biometrics, Wearable Compu-ting, First Person Vision
    Tomography, Endoscopy, Computer-Aided Diagnosis, Computer Assisted Surgery, Computational Anatomy, Bioinformatics, Nursing Care
    Database Archiving and Retrieval, Docu-ment, Culture and Heritage, VR / MR / AR, Entertainment
    Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery, Civil / Construction Engineering, Commerce, Sports, Fashion, Home, Science
Important dates
Full Paper (4 pages) Submission Deadline December, 12th 2014
(Extended to) December, 19th 2014 24:00 PST(UTC-8)
Notification of Acceptance February 20, 2015
Camera-Ready Manuscripts Deadline March 20, 2015
Tutorial Course May 18, 2015
Main Conference May 19-21, 2015
Technical Tour May 22, 2015

IAPR Invited Talks

Tutorial Course

Other information

  • Awards (UPDATED)
  • Presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Award, Best Practical Paper Award, and Best Poster Award. Previous award winning papers are available from here.
  • Publication (UPDATED)
  • We are waiting for the approval of IEEE Technical Co-sponsorship, which makes the proceedings of MVA2015 be archived in IEEE Xplore. Award-winning papers and selected papers will be recommended to a special issue of an international journal. Presented papers are encouraged to be submitted to CVA journal with substantial extension as a regular paper with benefits of review process and publication fee subsidy.
  • Travel Support for Students (CLOSED)
  • We have received many applications this year. We appreciate your interests. MVA 2015 offers travel support for students who make a significant contribution. Learn More...
  • General Co-Chairs
  • Yasuyo KITA (AIST)
    Hiroshi ISHIKAWA (Waseda University)
  • Program Co-Chairs
  • Takeshi MASUDA (AIST)
    Björn STENGER (Toshiba Research Europe)
MVA Organization and past MVAs