ISSPR - 4th International Summer School on Pattern Recognition (ISSPR)

Venue: Portland Lecture Theatre, Portland Square

Location: Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 23, 2006 End Date/Time: Jul 28, 2006
Registration Date: Jun 02, 2006
Early Registration Date: May 02, 2006
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The International Summer School on Pattern Recognition is the premier event on research training in the area of pattern recognition and machine learning. The school is fully residential and attracts more than 100 participants from a range of backgrounds.

The 4th International Summer School on Pattern Recognition will cover important topics within pattern recognition organized around the themes of statistical pattern recognition and multivariate statistics, neural networks and reinforcement learning, evolutionary computation and optimization, classification, and data mining. It will be presented as a set of tutorials with an introduction to pattern recognition tools directed at postgraduate research students (MSc, MRes, MPhil, PhD), young academics who might want to get seriously involved in pattern recognition and people from industry who wish to apply the technology to real problems. Leading experts in the area of pattern recognition will give lectures and teach introductory to advanced pattern recognition techniques at this important event. Earlier summer schools were organized in Exeter (2003), Plymouth (2004) and Plymouth, UK (2005).

The summer school on pattern recognition will start with a demonstration and learning session with Mathworks, followed by a welcome party and poster presentation / demonstrations by participants on the 23rd of July, 2006. The posters/ demos will describe the research conducted by participants and will be judged for a best poster presentation prize and best demonstration prize by Professor Chris Bishop, Microsoft Research, UK. The prizes will be awarded by Microsoft Research. Participants will also receive 20% discount on all Springer books for orders made within one month after the school concludes.

Registration Open Now

The ISSPR registration process has started- you can register online from 20 Feb, 2006! Please note that the participants registering each year at the summer school is high (96 participants attended the summer school in 2005 from more than 21 countries) and that the number of seats available is limited. Hence it is advised to register early. Also early registrations before 1 May 2006 will have to pay a lower registration fee. The registration form and procedure is available through the website.


University of Plymouth
United Kingdom

Additional Information

School Fee The registration fee for summer school is as follows (the fee includes 5 nights accommodation starting from Sunday 24th July, 2006 night, and full meals on each day including breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee)- payments must be received by the stated dates : Early registration fee payment (On or Before 1 May, 2006) Students £699.00 Academics £899.00 Industry/ Commercial £1599.00 Late registration fee payment (After 1 May, 2006) Students £849.00 Academics £999.00 Industry/ Commercial £1699.00 Refund Policy: 100% refund (before 1 May, 2006); 50% refund (before 23 June, 2006); No refunds are possible after 23 June, 2006. For obtaining refunds and such enquiries, please email Dr. Maneesha Singh Register through For this you need to first register with the online system as a new user from the homepage of this website and login for summer school registration. When registering for the summer school, please choose the correct mode of payment. Please note that we accept registration payment through direct bank transfers, cheques, bank drafts and money orders, and credit cards.