Introduction

original_6UYM_45070000a76b121bThe Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (IIPPR), part of Xi’an Jiaotong University, School of Electronic and Information Engineering, is at the fore-front of research and education in this important field. IIPPR, founded in 1983, is one of the earliest divisions on image processing in Chinese Universities. IIPPR combines outstanding faculty; doctoral education program, an extensive selection of up-to-date courses; a wide-ranging research program in medical imaging, medical image analysis and processing, perception HVS system, video coding, … hardware architectures, and DSP software; and excellent experiment facilities for research and eduction.