The 18 th International Conference on Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), formerly called International Workshop on Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR), is the most important scientific venue in the field of handwriting recognition. The aim of this conference is to bring together international experts from academia and industry to share their experiences and to promote research and development in all aspects of handwriting recognition and applications.
ICFHR is a major event supported by the IAPR Technical Committee TC-11 (Reading Systems). Previous venues of this series were IWFHR'90 (Montreal), IWFHR'91 (Chateau de Bonas), IWFHR'93 (Buffalo), IWFHR'94 (Taipei), IWFHR'96 (Colchester), IWFHR'98 (Taejon), IWFHR 2000 (Amsterdam), IWFHR 2002 (Niagara on the Lake), IWFHR 2004 (Tokyo), IWFHR 2006 (La Baule), ICFHR 2008 (Montreal), ICFHR 2010 (Kolkata) ICFHR 2012 (Bari), ICFHR 2014 (Crete), ICFHR 2016 (Shenzhen), ICFHR 2018 (Niagara Falls, USA) and ICFHR 2020 (Dortmund, Germany). The 18th ICFHR will be held in the " City of Pearls " , Hyderabad , India in 2022.