Present Officers

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The current IPRCS Officers are:


Past officers

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The IPRCS past  officers were:


IPRCS Constitution

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Aims and Objectives of the Society

Article 1

The Irish Pattern Recognition and Classification Society (IPRCS), referred to as the Society hereafter, aims at:

  • Advancing pattern recognition, classification and kindred disciplines including clustering, neural networks, multivariate data analysis, image processing, and their applications across all fields.
  • Advancing interdisciplinary research and development in the chosen fields, aiming at innovation and novelty, based on high calibre mathematical theory, algorithms and implementation.
  • Enjoying close and mutually reinforcing links with other societies of similar type, e.g. in optical engineering, remote sensing, statistics, operations research, marketing, economic research.
  • Affiliation as a member organisation to relevant international organisations such as IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition) and IFCS (International Federation of Classification Societies).
  • Distribution of newsletters and other sources of information from kindred international organisations such as IAPR, IFCS and relevant professional bodies.
  • Organisation of major international conferences, workshops and colloquia.
  • Organisation of professional seminars and courses.
  • Organisation of special interest groups on topics related to the Society.
  • Representing activities in the island of Ireland in relevant international professional initiatives, e.g. networks and centres of excellence.
  • Communication and dissemination of knowledge among research workers in the chosen fields, locally and internationally.
  • A directory of members, with interests and links to lists of publications, and other professional organisations, will be maintained.
  • Providing a standing committee for the conferences on IMVIP, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing, whose sole purpose is to select a venue for the next year, after which responsibility passes to the local organisers.

Read more: IPRCS Constitution