Welcome Message from the Conference Chair
On behalf of the ICDAR2005 organizing committee, I am honored and delighted to welcome
you to the 8th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition at Olympic
Parktel, Seoul, Korea. I believe we have chosen a venue that guarantees a successful technical
conference amid the culture and scenery of Seoul.
Our technical program is rich and varied with 1 keynote speech and 4 invited talks and around
240 technical papers split between 3 parallel oral sessions and 3 poster sessions each day.
Besides, there are 4 workshops and a tutorial program co-located. We also expect to provide
technical demonstrations, and numerous opportunities for informal networking.
As a conference chair of ICDAR2005, I know that the success of the conference depends
ultimately on the many people who have worked with us in planning and organizing both the
technical program and supporting social arrangements. In particular, we thank the Program
Chairs for thei