Call for Papers


May 27-31, 2019
National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Tokyo, Japan

General Chairs

Ryuzo Okada

Norimichi Ukita
Toyota Technological Institute

Program Chairs

Atsuto Maki
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Paolo Favaro
Universität Bern

The Sixteenth International Conference on Machine Vision Applications will be held in Tokyo, Japan from May 27 through 31, 2019. The conference is sponsored by the MVA Organization, co-organized by IEICE PRMU and IPSJ SIG-CVIM, and endorsed by IAPR. The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry, and to stimulate the exchange of knowledge through intensive discussions on cutting-edge research topics listed below.

Tokyo’s skyscrapers and Mount Fuji

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission Deadline (extended): December 14, 2018 24:00 PST
Notification of Acceptance:  February 22, 2019
Camera-Ready Manuscript Deadline: March 22, 2019

Main Topic: Machine Vision and its Applications


  • Vision Sensors
  • Sensors for 3D / Motion
  • Shape from X
  • Optical Phenomenon Sensing
  • Color / Multiband
  • Invisible Wavelength Imaging
  • Registration / Alignment
  • Calibration


  • 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
  • Deep Learning


  • Factory Automation and Robotics
    • Visual Inspection
    • Diagnosis
    • Assembly
    • Mobile Robot
    • Digital Fabrication
    • Service Robot
    • Rescue Robot
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
    • Traffic Monitoring
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Driving Safety Assistance
  • Surveillance
    • Security Monitoring
    • Camera Network
    • Remote Sensing
    • Underwater
  • Human Computer Interaction
    • Face / Gesture / Behavior / Gait
    • Gaze Analysis
    • Biometrics
    • Wearable Computing
    • First Person Vision
  • Biomedical
    • Tomography
    • Endoscopy
    • Computer-Aided Diagnosis
    • Computer Assisted Surgery
    • Computational Anatomy
    • Bioinformatics
    • Nursing Care
  • Multimedia
    • Database Archiving and Retrieval
    • Document
    • Culture and Heritage
    • VR / MR / AR
    • Entertainment
  • Life
    • Agriculture
    • Forestry / Fishery
    • Civil / Construction Engineering
    • Commerce
    • Sports
    • Fashion
    • Home
    • Science

Registration Policy

At least one of the authors of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference and must present the paper at the conference.


Presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Award, Best Practical Paper Award, and Best Poster Award. Previous award winning papers are available.


Selected papers will be published in IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vison and Applications (CVA, a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen) in May 2019.

After the conference also, we plan to publish the special section on an international journal. Authors are encouraged to submit their papers to this special section.


Sponsored by the MVA Organization
MVA Organization
Co-organized by
Endorsed by IAPR