CAIP'2003 is the tenth of a biennial international conference devoted to all aspects of computer vision, image analysis and processing, pattern recognition, and related fields. The scientific program of the conference will consist of keynote speakers, contributed papers presented in a single track, and posters. The proceedings of the previous CAIP conferences were published by Springer Verlag in the series Lecture Notes on Computer Science.
Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen is one of the oldest research universities in Europe. One of the pioneers in the field of calculus, Johann Bernoulli, accepted a position at the University of Groningen in 1695, which he held until 1705. The historical city of Groningen was founded 800 years ago at a strategic place in the North of the Netherlands. Groningen is easily accessible by train from Amsterdam Schiphol airport, and by car from Bremen (180 km) and Hamburg (300 km). The city boasts a large university hospital, several theatres and museums, a great many of art galleries and bookshops, and an excellent choice of markets, shops, and restaurants with food from all over the world.