29th Picture Coding Symopsium, 7-9 May 2012, Kraków, Poland

Welcome to PCS'2012 Conference Site

Welcome to PCS 2012!

Picture Coding Symposium (PCS) is an international forum devoted specifically to advancements in visual data coding. PCS is the pioneer and has the longest history in this field. Its history dates back to the year 1969, when the first meeting took place in Cambridge, USA. Since then, PCS is one of the most important venues in the calendar of visual data coding community - industry, research, academia, and users. The proceedings of Picture Coding Symposia collect the well selected papers and are now easily accessible through the IEEE Xplore service. After the 27th meeting in Chicago, USA, and 28th meeting in Nagoya, Japan, the 29th Picture Coding Symposium is scheduled to take place in Krakow, Poland.

The conference topics include, but are not limited to the following

Welcome to Krakow

Krakow has a convenient geographic location on the crossroads of important transportation routes. An international airport with numerous domestic and European destination is very significant to the efficient development of the city. It takes approximately 25 minutes to get to the airport by car, and 12 minutes when using a train.
The magic of the city is created by a unique combination of architecture, art and culture. Today, Krakow - a former capital city of Poland - is one of the most important cultural and tourist centres of the country. It is a seat of many cultural institutions, theatres, cinemas, museums, and philharmonics, which make the cultural life of the inhabitants and about 7 million of tourists, visiting our city every year even more pleasant. To know more about Krakow and some other useful information, please go to the section GENERAL INFORMATION.

Important deadlines

Special Session Proposals October 30, 2011
Papers Submission December 5, 2011
Notification of Paper Acceptance February 8, 2012
Camera-ready Papers Submission March 1, 2012


Poznan University of Technology - Main Campu

Poznan University of Technology

Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications

Chair of Multimedia Telecommunications and Microelectronics

Polish Society for Theoretical and Applied Electrical Engineering (PTETiS), Poznan Section

Contact person

Agnieszka Jarysz
PCS 2012 Scientific Secretariat
Poznan University of Technology
Chair of Multimedia Telecommunications and Microelectronics
Polanka 3, 60-965, Poznan, POLAND
e-mail: office@pcs2012.org
phone.: +48 61 6653 900
fax: +48 61 6653 899