18th IAPR International Conference on
Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery

10-12 September 2014 Siena, Italy

Call for papers

The aim of the DGCI conference is to gather researchers in discrete models, discrete geometry and topology, with applications in image analysis and image synthesis.

Discrete geometry plays an expanding role in the fields of shape modelling, image synthesis, and image analysis. It deals with topological and geometrical definitions of digitized objects or digitized images and provides both a theoretical and computational framework for computer imaging.

This edition of DGCI follows the successful 2013 edition held in Seville, Spain. DGCI 2014 is jointly organized by researchers of the Department of Information Engineering and Mathematical Science of the University of Siena, and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Florence.

The main topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Models for Discrete Geometry (grids, discrete objects, discrete model properties, digitization schemes, metrics...).
  • Discrete and Combinatorial Topology.
  • Geometric Transforms (image mappings, distance transformation, skeletons and medial axis...).
  • Discrete Shape Representation, Recognition and Analysis.
  • Discrete Tomography.
  • Morphological Analysis.
  • Discrete Modelling and Visualization.
  • Discrete and Combinatorial Tools for Image Segmentation and Analysis.

Submissions and general information

Authors are required to submit in the online submission system in PDF format, a non-anonymous abstract of 250 words at most. Each abstract should clearly specify the achieved results and their significance in the related scientific area.

Articles should be prepared according to the LNCS recommendations and templates, submitted in the online submission system, and they should be at most twelve pages long. All papers must be submitted before the submission deadline. Keep in mind that papers that deviate too much from our guidelines will be returned to the authors. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 qualified reviewers only after they satisfy our requirements to a minimal degree.

Authors of accepted papers must guarantee their presence at the conference. The proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Important dates

  • Title + abstract submission: February 6th, 2014 (strict deadline)
  • Full paper submission: February 20th, 2014 (strict deadline)
  • Full paper notification: May 1st, 2014


The proceedings of the conference will be published by Lecture Notes in Computer Science.


The committees can be found in the conference committees page.


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