Dr George Azzopardi, from the Department of Intelligent Computer Systems at the Faculty of ICT, is co-editor of the special issue on selected papers from CAIP2015, which was recently published by Springer in the journal Machine Vision and Applications. CAIP is a series of biennial international conferences, which started in Berlin, in 1985. The last conference CAIP2015 (Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns) was held in September 2015, in Valletta, with Dr Azzopardi being general co-chair.
This special issue comprises 18 selected papers from the scientific program of CAIP2015. The topics include image processing, computer vision, (biomedical) image analysis, motion analysis, shape recovery, biometrics and graph-based representations for pattern recognition, among others.