Submission deadline extended
to the 10th of August


11th International Conference on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

30 October - 1 November 2017
Venice , Italy


Energy minimization methods have become an established computational paradigm in computer vision and pattern recognition. EMMCVPR is a regular bi-annual conference dedicated to advancing the state of the art in this field.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the conference series, with the inaugural meeting having taken place in Venice in 1997, and we will celebrate it by bringing it back to Venice.

The conference will be co-located with ICCV 2017, the International Conference on Computer Vision.

As with the previous editions, the proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. The scientific program will include the presentation of invited plenary talks and contributed research papers.

Program Chairs

Marcello Pelillo

University of Venice

Edwin Hancock

University of York

Steering Committee

Daniel Cremers

Technische Universität München

Mario Figueiredo

Universidade de Lisboa

Edwin Hancock

University of York

Marcello Pelillo (chair)

University of Venice

Anand Rangarajan

University of Florida

Josiane Zerubia

INRIA , Sophia Antipolis

Programme Committee

  • Ognjen Arandjelovic
  • Xiang Bai
  • Michael Bronstein
  • Andres Bruhn
  • Sotirios Chatzis
  • Xilin Chen
  • Jim Clark
  • Daniel Cremers
  • Gianfranco Doretto
  • Francisco Escolano
  • Michael Felsberg
  • Mario Figueiredo
  • Alexander Fix
  • Boris Flach
  • Davi Geiger
  • Edwin Hancock
  • Fredrik Kahl
  • Zoltan Kato
  • Anton Konushin
  • Hamid Krim
  • Ian Jermyn
  • Hiroshi Ishikawa
  • Longin Jan Latecki
  • Hongdong Li
  • Stan Li
  • Stephen Maybank
  • Marcello Pelillo
  • Thomas Pock
  • Anand Rangarajan
  • Antonio Robles-Kelly
  • Emanuele Rodola
  • Samuel Rota Bulò
  • Christoph Schnoerr
  • Fiorella Sgallari
  • Ali Shokoufandeh
  • Hugues Talbot
  • Wenbing Tao
  • Andrea Torsello
  • Carole Twining
  • Olga Veksler
  • Richard Wilson
  • Josiane Zerubia

Local Organization Committee

Ismail Elezi

University of Venice

Sebastiano Vascon (chair)

University of Venice

10 August 2017

Paper submission

15 September 2017


30 October - 1 November


1 December 2017

Camera-ready due


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Discrete and continuous optimization
  • Convex programming and relaxations
  • PDE and variational methods
  • Stochastic optimization
  • Spectral methods
  • Graphical models and markov random fields
  • Statistical methods and learning
  • Graph-theoretic ​and network-based ​methods
  • Analysis of deep architectures
  • Adversarial and game-theoretic models
  • Object Recognition and Detection
  • Scene Understanding
  • Segmentation and Grouping
  • Restoration and Inpainting
  • Color and Texture
  • Computational Photography
  • Photo and Video Editing
  • Motion and Tracking
  • Matching and Registration
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Pose Estimation
  • Action and Event Recognition

  • Shape Analysis
  • Shape-from-X
  • Stereo and 3D Reconstruction
  • Multiview Geometry
  • Vision for Graphics


All papers (not exceeding 14 pages, including references) must be submitted electronically at the EasyChair conference website. All submissions will be subject to a rigorous peer-review process. Non-anonymous submissions are allowed. Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, which will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series​ after the conference.​ In preparing your paper use Springer's Latex2e document style, see Information for LNCS Authors.


The conference will take place in the magnificent setting of Palazzo Franchetti.

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