ICFHR 2022 Call for Papers

Note: Submission deadlines extended to July 10th

The International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR) brings together experts from academia and industry in this field to share their experiences and promote research and development in all aspects of handwriting recognition and its applications.

Topics of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Cursive Script Recognition
  • Symbol, Equation, Sketch and Drawing Recognition
  • Handwritten Document Processing and Understanding
  • Language Models in Handwriting Recognition
  • Web-Based Applications
  • Handwritten Databases and Digital Libraries
  • Information Extraction & Retrieval
  • Signature Recognition and Verification
  • Recognition of Handwritten Graphical Documents
  • Document Characterization

  • Layout Analysis
  • Form Processing
  • Word Spotting
  • Bank-Check Processing
  • Historical Document Processing
  • Forensic Studies and Security Issues
  • Writer Verification and Identification
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Electronic Ink and Pen-Based Systems
  • Other Offline and Online Applications
  • Writing in the Air

Topics not strictly related to handwriting but relating to document informatics, e.g.- scene text understanding etc. are also welcome.

Important Dates:

June 10, 2022
23:59 AoE, July 10, 2022 (extended-final)
Paper abstract submission
June 10, 2022
23:59 AoE, July 10, 2022 (extended-final)
Full paper submission
August 21, 2022 Author notifications
September 16, 2022 Camera-ready papers due
December 04 - 07 , 2022 ICFHR Conference

Submission Guidelines

Papers accepted for the conference will be allocated up to 15 pages in the proceedings, including references. Submissions are expected to be 12-15 pages long.

ICFHR 2022 will follow a double-blind review process. Authors should not include their names or affiliations anywhere in the manuscript. Authors should also ensure that their identity is not revealed indirectly by citing their previous work in the third person and should omit acknowledgements until the camera‚Äźready version. Reviewer names will also not be visible to authors.

Authors should submit papers for ICFHR 2022 via the EasyChair Conference System. Please follow the instructions on the submission website carefully to ensure that your paper is submitted correctly.

The submission link is https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icfhr2022.

Papers should be formatted according to the instructions and style files provided by Springer Overleaf Template.

ICFHR 2022 is planned to be a physical conference. For authors who may not be able to travel due to COVID related issues, remote presentation at the conference will be possible.

If you encounter any problem during the paper submission process and cannot resolve it, please contact the Program Chairs.