People

Organizing Committee

Honorary Chair:

Sebastiano IMPEDOVO

University of Bari, Italy

impedovo@di.uniba.it

General Chairs:

Adel M. Alimi

University of Sfax, Tunisia

adel.alimi@ieee.org

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

maergner@ifn.ing.tu-bs.de

University of La Rochelle, France

jean-marc.ogier@univ-lr.fr

Executive Chair:

Haikal El Abed

GIZ, Technical Trainers College, Saudi Arabia

elabed@ieee.org

Program Chairs:

University of Lorraine, France

abdel.belaid@loria.fr

Indian Statistical Institute, India

bbc@isical.ac.in

ETS, Canada

mohamed.cheriet@etsmtl.ca

Tutorials Chairs:

University at Buffalo, USA

venu@cubs.buffalo.edu

Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany

liwicki@dfki.uni-kl.de

Workshops Chairs:

Telecom Paris Tech, France

laurence.likforman

@telecom-paristech.fr

Kyushu University, Japan

uchida@ait.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Competitions Chairs:

U. Salford, United Kingdom

a.antonacopoulos

@primaresearch.org

Umapada-Pal

Umapada Pal

Indian Statistical Institute, India

umapada@isical.ac.in

Liu Wenyin

City Univ. Hong Kong, Hong Kong 

csliuwy@cityu.edu.hk

Publicity Chairs:

Michael Blumenstein

Griffith University, Australia

m.blumenstein@griffith.edu.au

U. Autonoma Barcelona, Spain

josep.llados@cvc.uab.es

Sponsors & Exhibitions Chairs:

Univ. Fribourg, Switzerland

rolf.ingold@unifr.ch

andreas

Andreas Dengel

DFKI, Kaiserslautern, Germany

andreas.dengel@dfki.de

Doctoral Consortium Chairs:

Computer Vision Center, UAB, Spain

afornes@cvc.uab.es

Gernot A. Fink

Technische Univ. Dortmund, Germany

gernot.fink@tu-dortmund.de

Publication Chair:

University of Gabes, Tunisia

mohamed.benhlima@ieee.org

Finance Chairs:

University of Sfax, Tunisia

habib.kammoun@ieee.org

University of Gabes, Tunisia

mohamed.neji@ieee.org

Local Organizing Chair:

University of Sfax, Tunisia

ali.wali@ieee.org

Local Arrangement committee:

Yassine Aribi

University of Sfax, Tunisia

yassine.aribi.tn@ieee.org

Houssem Turki

University of Sfax, Tunisia

houssem.turki.tn@ieee.org

Wael Ouarda

University of Monastir, Tunisia

wael.ouarda@ieee.org

Areas Chairs:

Area 1 (Character & Symbol Recognition) Chairs:

Apostolos Antonacopoulos, Univ. Salford, UK

Thierry Paquet, Univ. Rouen, France


Area 2 (Printed/Handwritten Text Recognition) Chairs:

Andreas Dengel, DFKI, Germany

Laurence Likforman-Sulem, Telecom Paris Tech, France


Area 3 (Graphics Analysis & Recognition) Chairs:

Michael Blumenstein, Univ. Griffith, Australia

Bart Lamiroy, LORIA, France


Area 4 (Document Analysis) Chairs:

Elisa Barney-Smith, Boise State Univ., USA

Ergina Kavallieratou, Univ. Aegean, Greece

Area 5 (Document Understanding) Chairs:

Koichi Kise, Osaka Prefecture Univ., Japan

Umapada Pal, Indian Statistical Inst., India


Area 6 (Historical Documents & Digital Libraries) Chairs:

Najoua Ben Amara, Univ. Sousse, Tunisia

Josep Llados, Univ. Autonoma Barcelona, Spain


Area 7 (Document based Forensics) Chairs:

Venu Govindaraju, Univ. at Buffalo, USA

Marcus Liwicki, AI Research Center, Germany


Area 8 (Camera & Video based Scene Text Analysis) Chairs:

Masakazu Iwamura, Osaka Prefecture Univ., Japan

Chew Lim Tan, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore

Program Committee:

Alaei Alireza, Univ. François-Rabelais Tours, France

Somaya Al-Maadeed, Qatar Univ., Qatar

Eric Anquetil, IRISA – INSA, France

Thierry Artieres, LIP6, Univ. Paris 6, France

Sabine Barrat, Univ. Tours, France

Hala Bezine, Univ. Sfax, Tunisia

Chakravarthy Bhagvati, Univ. Hyderabad, India

Anders Brun, Uppsala Univ., Sweden

Tien Bui, Concordia University, Canada

Syed Saqib Bukhari, DFKI, Germany

Jean-Christophe Burie, Univ. La Rochelle, France

Jin Chen, Lehigh University, USA

Youssouf Chherawala, Synchromedia Lab, Canada

Luigi P. Cordella, Univ. Napoli Federico II, Italy

Bertrand Coüasnon, Irisa / Insa, France

Mathieu Delalandre, Univ. Tours, France

Nachum Dershowitz, Tel Aviv Univ., Israel

Fadoua Drira, Univ. Sfax, Tunisia

Jihad Elsana, Univ. Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel

Véronique Eglin, LIRIS-INSA de Lyon, France

Reza Farrahi Moghaddam, Synchromedia Laboratory, ETS, Canada

Gernot Fink, TU Dortmund Univ., Germany

Andreas Fischer, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada

Alicia Fornés, Computer Vision Center, UAB, Spain

Volkmar Frinken, Kyushu University, Japan

Djamel Gaceb, LIRIS-INSA de Lyon, France

Utpal Garain, Indian Statistical Inst., India

Basilis Gatos, Inst. of Informatics and Telecommunications, NCSR Demokritos, Greece

Eric Granger, ETS, Canada

Tarek M. Hamdani, Taibah Univ., Saudi Arabia

Rachid Hedjam, Synchromedia, Canada

Jean Hennebert, Univ. Fribourg, Switzerland

Pierre Héroux, Univ. Rouen, France

Laurent Heutte, Univ. Rouen, France

Jonathan Hull, Ricoh Innovations California Research Center, USA

Qiang Huo, Microsoft Research Asia, China

C.V. Jawahar, IIIT, Hyderabad, India

Lianwen Jin, South China Univ. Technology, China

Afef Kacem, UTIC, ESSTT, Tunisia

Dimosthenis Karatzas, Computer Vision Centre, Spain

Christopher Kermorvant, A2iA Paris, France

Monji Kherallah, Univ. Sfax, Tunisia

Soo-Hyung Kim, Chonnam National Univ., Republic of Korea

Ale Koerich, PUCPR, Brazil

Young-Bin Kwon, Chung-Ang Univ., Republic of Korea

Frank Lebourgeois, LIRIS-INSA Lyon, France

Aurélie Lemaitre, IRISA, Univ. Rennes 2, France

Rafael Dueire Lins, Cidade Univ., Brazil

Cheng-Lin Liu, Inst. of Automation, China

Daniel Lopresti, Lehigh Univ., USA

Georgios Louloudis, Inst. of Informatics and Telecommunications, NCSR Demokritos, Greece

Shijian Lu, Inst. Infocomm Research, Singapore

Tong Lu, Nanjing Univ., China

Muhammad Imran Malik, DFKI, Germany

Muhammad Muzzamil Luqman, Univ. La Rochelle, France

Driss Mammass, Ibn Zohr Univ., Morocco

R. Manmatha, Univ. Massachusetts, USA

Angelo Marcelli, DIEM – Univ. Salerno, Italy

Simone Marinai, University Florence, Italy

Ikram Moalla, LIRIS / Univ. Sfax, Tunisia

Hiroshi Murase, Nagoya Univ., Japan

Panduranga Nagabhushan, Univ. Mysore, India

Masaki Nakagawa, Tokyo Univ. of Agri.& Tech., Japan

Sourour Njah, Univ. Sfax, Tunisia

Il-Seok Oh, Chonbuk National Univ., Korea

Wataru Ohyama, Mie University, Japan

Luiz Oliveira, UFPR, UK

Shinichiro Omachi, Tohoku Univ., Japan

Shivakumara Palaiahnakote, Univ. Malaya, Malaysia

Liangrui Peng, Tsinghua University, China

Giuseppe Pirlo, Univ. Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

Réjean Plamondon, Univ. Montreal, Canada

Vincent Poulain D’Andecy, ITESOFT, France

Ioannis Pratikakis, DUTH, Greece

Lionel Prevost, Univ. Antilles Guyane, France

Nicolas Ragot, Univ. Tours, France 

Jean-Yves Ramel, Univ. Francois-Rabelais, France

Sheikhfaisal Rashid, Technical Univ. Kaiserslautern, Germany

Oriol Ramos Terrades, Univ. Autònoma Barcelone, Spain

Kaspar Riesen, Univ. Applied Sciences & Arts, Switzerland

Partha Roy, Samsung, India

Marçal Rusiñol, Univ. Autonoma Barcelona, Spain

Robert Sablatnig, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria

Prateek Sarkar, Google, USA

Lambert Schomaker, Univ. Groningen, The Netherlands

Srirangaraj Setlur, Univ. at Buffalo, USA

Faisal Shafait, Univ. Western Australia in Perth, Australia

Samia Snoussi Maddouri, ENIT, Tunisia

Sargur Srihari, CEDAR, Univ. at Buffalo, USA

Bolan Su, Inst. Infocomm Research, Singapore

Jun Sun, Fujitsu R&D Center Co., China

Salvatore-Antoine Tabbone, LORIA, France

Kengo Terasawa, Future Univ. Hakodate, Japan

Karl Tombre, Univ. Lorraine, France

Szilard Vajda, Nat. Library of Medicine, USA

Ernest Valveny, UAB, Spain

Christian Viard-Gaudin, Univ. Nantes, France

Enrique Vidal, UPV, Spain

Nicole Vincent, Univ. Paris 5 Descartes, France

Liu Wenyin, City Univ. Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Lior Wolf, Tel Aviv Univ., Israel

Safwan Wshah, State Univ. Buffalo, USA

Pingping Xiu, Microsoft, USA

Su Yang, Fudan Univ., Japan

Richard Zanibbi, Rochester Inst. Technology, USA

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