General information


List of invited talks is now available.

Submission instructions is now available.

Important dates

Paper Submission Deadline: Dec. 11, 2019
Notification of Acceptance: Jan. 10, 2020
Camera-ready Paper Submission Deadline: Jan. 19, 2020
Early Online Registration Deadline: Feb. 2, 2020
Conference Date: Feb. 20-22, 2020

Call for Papers

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The International Workshop on Frontiers of Computer Vision (IW-FCV) is the exciting chance and place for inter-communication and discussion through many presentations of the advanced researches from the worldwide research communities of computer vision theory, applications, deep learning and big data.

IW-FCV 2020 will be held in Ibusuki, Kagoshima. Ibusuki City is located at the southernmost tip of the Satsuma Peninsula, the mouth of Kagoshima Bay in Kyushu island. Ibusuki is well known as a city with abundant hot springs, such as the “Natural Sand Hot Spring” that is unparalleled in the world, full of culture, art and history, and welcomes you with warm, friendly hospitality and delicious food. In addition, we have prepared various sessions and events so that everyone who attends can enjoy it with academic exchanges.


Topics of interest include all aspects of image processing, computer vision, machine vision, the fundamentals and applications including, but not limited to, the following areas:

Fundamentals and Theory: Image filtering, Enhancement, Restoration, Transformation, Stochastic vision, Stereo vision, Scale space analysis, Hough transform, Morphological processing, Image sequence analysis, Image processing architecture, Representation, Color and illumination analysis, Vision geometry, Coding, Error analysis

Computer Vision and Image Analysis: Shape-from-X, Active vision, Image/Scene segmentation, Object detection and tracking, Visual language and description, Deep Learning-based Vision, Machine & semantic learning for computer vision, Integration of deep learning and conventional method, Performance evaluation and dataset

Applications: Image/Video search and retrieval, Video surveillance, AR/VR/MR/HR, Smart factory, Smart healthcare, Intelligent transportation system, Bio-medical image analysis, Smart agriculture, Smart home, Logistics and distribution, Autonomous land vehicle, Intelligent robot


The following awards are planned:
Best paper award / Best student paper award / Best poster presentation award / Best demo presentation award.


IW-FCV2020 will have the following sessions.

a) Oral session :

  • 15 minutes (12 minutes presentation and 3 minutes Q&A) presentation in an oral session
  • paper type: full / short

b) Poster session :

  • 1.5 hours presentation in a poster session
  • paper type: full / short

c) Extended summary session :

  • 7 minutes (5 minutes presentation and 2 minutes Q&A) presentation for the introduction of on-going projects in an oral session
  • paper type: short

Post-workshop proceedings

The organizing committee publishs the post-workshop proceedings of IW-FCV2020 as a Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series after the workshop. The post-workshop proceedigns will include only high quality papers selected by reviewers.

The conditions under which a paper is subject to peer review for inclusion in the post-workshop proceedings are as follows:
1.The paper must be a full paper (12-15+ pages) which contains original research that has neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere.
2.When submitting a paper, the authors indicates his/her intension to include the paper in the post-workshop proceedings.

In addition, in order for a paper to be included in the post-workshop proceedings, it must:.
3. be presented at the workshop by at least one author.
4. When submitting the camera-ready version, the authors complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form to transfer the copyright for the paper to publisher.

The post-workshop proceedings will be included in Springer Link Digital Library. And workshop attendees have free access for four weeks after the post-workshop proceedings are published.

Authors should consult Springer's authors' guidelines and use their proceedings templates for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers. Please kindly refer to the editorial policies webpage and note the importance of this.

Paper Submission Instructions

Paper format

Submitting papers should be formatted with the following paper templates (Springer Computer Sicience Proceedings format): - formatting templates for MS-Word and LaTeX, as well as the link to Overleaf, are available on the Springer webpage: Link

Paper type

IW-FCV2020 accepts the following two paper types.

- full paper : 12-15+ pages
- short paper : 1-8+ pages

Paper submission site

Paper submission is handled via EasyChair : Link


Invited talks

    Prof. Changick Kim, KAIST (Korea)

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    Dr. Yoshitaka Ushiku, OMRON SINIC X Corporation (Japan)

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    Prof. Md Atiqur Rahman Ahad, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh)

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  • General chairs

    Hiroshi Kawasaki (Kyushu University, Japan)
    Kanghyun Jo (University of Ulsan, Korea)

  • Program chairs

    Wataru Ohyama (Saitama Institute of Technology, Japan)
    Soon Ki Jung (Kyungpook National University, Korea)

  • Publicity chair

    Masashi Toda (Kumamoto University, Japan)

  • Local arrangement chairs

    Satoshi Ono (Kagoshima University, Japan),
    Noritaka Shigei (Kagoshima University, Japan)

  • Financial chair

    Tsubasa Minematsu (Kyushu University, Japan)

  • Web chair

    Takafumi Iwaguchi (Kyushu University, Japan)



Fureai Plaza Nanohanakan
9300-1 Higashikata, Ibusuki , Kagoshima 891-0404, Japan.