The Eighth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS2008)

September 16-19, 2008
Nara Prefectural New Public Hall, Nara, Japan


In memory of the late Prof. Yasuaki Nakano, the honorary chair of this workshop and the general chair of DAS1998, the IAPR Nakano Award (the best paper award) was established. As the result of the competition, the IAPR Nakano Award as the best paper award and two Honorable Mentions were selected by the DAS2008 award selecting committee.

IAPR Nakano Award (the Best Paper Award)

Georg Buscher and Andreas Dengel

Paper title: Attention-Based Document Classifier Learning

Honorable Mentions

Jyotirmoy Banerjee and C.V. Jawahar

Paper title: Super-Resolution of Text Images Using Edge-Directed Tangent Field
(Substitute presenter: Mudit Agrawal)

Takuma Yamaguchi and Minoru Maruyama

Paper title: Feature Extraction for Document Image Segmentation by pLSA Model