Welcome to ICFHR2020

The International Conference on Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), formerly called International Workshop on Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition (IWFHR), is the most important scientific venue in the field of handwriting recognition.  The aim of this conference is to bring together international experts from academia and industry to share their experiences and to promote research and development in all aspects of handwriting recognition and applications.

ICFHR is a major event supported by the IAPR Technical Committee TC-11 (Reading Systems). Previous venues of this series were IWFHR'90 (Montreal), IWFHR'91 (Chateau de Bonas), IWFHR'93 (Buffalo), IWFHR'94 (Taipei), IWFHR'96 (Colchester), IWFHR'98 (Taejon), IWFHR 2000 (Amsterdam), IWFHR 2002 (Niagara on the Lake), IWFHR 2004 (Tokyo), IWFHR 2006 (La Baule), ICFHR 2008 (Montreal), ICFHR 2010 (Kolkata) ICFHR 2012 (Bari), ICFHR 2014 (Crete) and ICFHR 2016 (Shenzhen).  The 16th ICFHR will be held in Niagara Falls, USA, in 2018.

In 2020, ICFHR will return to Europe.
The 17th ICFHR (ICFHR 2020) will be held in the city of Dortmund, Germany, and will be hosted by TU Dortmund University.

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