The Twelfth International Conference on Pervasive Patterns and Applications


October 25, 2020 to October 29, 2020 - Nice, France



Jun 10, 2020


Jul 01, 2020


Jul 14, 2020

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Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

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Affiliated Journals

PATTERNS 2020 - The Twelfth International Conference on Pervasive Patterns and Applications

October 25, 2020 - October 29, 2020


ISSN: 2308-3557
ISBN: 978-1-61208-783-2

PATTERNS 2020 is colocated with the following events as part of ComputationWorld 2020 Congress:

  • SERVICE COMPUTATION 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Advanced Service Computing
  • CLOUD COMPUTING 2020, The Eleventh International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization
  • FUTURE COMPUTING 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications
  • COGNITIVE 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications
  • ADAPTIVE 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications
  • CONTENT 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Creative Content Technologies
  • PATTERNS 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Pervasive Patterns and Applications
  • COMPUTATION TOOLS 2020, The Eleventh International Conference on Computational Logics, Algebras, Programming, Tools, and Benchmarking
  • BUSTECH 2020, The Tenth International Conference on Business Intelligence and Technology

PATTERNS 2020 Steering Committee


Patrick Siarry
Université Paris-Est Créteil


Alexander Mirnig
University of Salzburg


Wladyslaw Homenda
Warsaw University of Technology


Herwig Manaert
University of Antwerp


Yuji Iwahori
Chubu University


George A. Papakostas
International Hellenic University - Kavala


Adel Al-Jumaily
University of Technology



Special tracks:

IoMITA: Internet of Medical Imaging Things and Analytics
Chair and Coordinator:
Dr. Stella Metodieva Vetova-Ivanova, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

EMPAT-2020: Evolvable Modularity Patterns
Chair and Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Herwig Mannaert, University of Antwerp, Belgium

CreaTology: Patterns in Digital Creative Arts
Chairs and Coordinators:

Dr. Ida Pu, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Dr. Jacqueline Daykin, Aberystwyth University, UK


PATTERNS 2020 conference tracks:

Basics on patterns

Design patterns; Static and dynamic patterns; Pattern identification and extraction; Validate patterns; Patterns’ accuracy; Incomplete patterns; Patterns and noise

Patterns at work

Pattern logics and algebras; Pattern recognition; Pattern matching; Pattern languages; Patterns languages/models pitfalls; Pattern specification/modeling; Pattern validation; Pattern composition; Pattern reuse; Testing in pattern-based designed systems; Manageability and maintenance of pattern-based designed systems; Architecture, architectural design and the built environment

Classification patterns

Dynamic ensemble selection; Diversity-based ensemble; Ensemble Classification; Ensemble Clustering; Active Learning from video streams patterns; Geodesic-based similarities; Leaf species classification; Clothing image characterization; Mountain drainage patterns; Texture classification; Large scale image categorization; Clustering Web search frequency; Descriptors for food recognition; Signal patterns; High-speed video patterns

Medical and facial image patterns

Global similarities; Image quality assessment; Discovering images ROI (Regions of Interest); Features semantic relations; Lesion detection; 3D Face structures; Facial expression recognition; Shared feature learning; Video-to-Video face recognition; Learning patterns of disabled/elderly; Using therapeutic data; Malignancy-oriented patterns; Detection of misalignment; Image-based navigation systems

Tracking human patterns

Tracking Multiple Persons; Tracking in Crowded situations; Tracking by adapting detectors; Part-based appearance; Structure-constrained motion; Structure sparsity-based representation; Dominant colors patterns; Population drift-based features; Drivers face detection; Authentication via pore patterns; Iris segmentation systems; Rapid facial movements systems; Appearance-based feature analysis; Sketch recognition patterns; Mobile devices adaptive classification; Direction change patterns; Human action recognition; Appearance-based gaze tracking patterns; Free head movement patterns; Pattern-based locaization

Action recognition patterns

Pre-classification of handwritten characters; Action classification; Classification of human actions; Activity recognition in Smart homes; Learning for activity representation; Bag-of-Words for action recognition; Room occupancy patterns

Color and texture patterns

Texture classification; Extracting texture features; Texture-based descriptors; Color image patterns; Shape co-occurrence patterns; Fluorescence microscopy images; Texture defect detection patterns

Ubiquity patterns

User mobility patterns; Social networking patterns; Content dependency patterns; Content accessing patterns; Behavioral autonomy patterns; Prediction patterns /behavioral, structure, environment/; Patterns of discovery

Software patterns

Software design patterns; Software reuse patterns; Software quality patterns; Software testing patterns; Software performance, security, and safety patterns; Software management patterns; Patterns for evolving software elements

Security patterns

Security patterns; Patterns of trust; Attack patterns; Authorization patterns; Failed access patterns; Intrusion attempt patterns; Local malware patterns; Distributed malware patterns; Predictive patterns; Mobility patterns; Tracking patterns

System management patterns

Management and control patterns; Monitoring patterns; Correlation patterns; Event patterns; Visualization patterns

Discovery and decision patterns

Search patterns; Data mining for patterns; Query patterns; Knowledge patterns; Behavioral patterns; Reasoning patterns; Decision patterns; Patterns in WWW; Predictive patterns; Mobility patterns; Tracking patterns

Communications patterns

Communication patterns; Propagation patterns; Traffic/routing patterns; P2P and P4P patterns; Configuration change patterns; System abnormal behavior patterns

Domain-oriented patterns

Forensic patterns; Genomic patterns; Image patterns; Voice patterns; Speech patterns; Hand writing patterns; Text-embedded sentiment patterns; Emotion recognition patterns; Site access patterns; Service orchestration; Keyboard typing patterns; Financial/stock patterns; Shopping patterns; Dietary patterns; Global warming patterns; Job market patterns; Stock movement patterns; Investing patterns

Antipatterns and lessons learned

Architectural; Design; Development; People and project management; Social



Jun 10, 2020


Jul 01, 2020


Jul 14, 2020

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Jul 20, 2020

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