Because imaging is still a relatively new technology, bankers need all the information they can get.

As a service to readers, American Banker complied the following resource guide. The list comprises a sample of conferences and organizations, and a selection of the most widely read newsletters, magazines, and books on the topic of imaging.

Conferences

1992 October 4-6 Chicago 3rd Annual Image Technology in Banking Conference Bank Administration Institute October 11-14 Hilton Head, S.C. Service company executive forum Association for Information and Image Management October 13-5 Los Angeles Information management conference Delphi Consulting Group October 18-21 Nashville Info Tech Conference Data Processing Management Association October 19-22 Detroit Annual conference Association of Records Managers and Administrators October 22-23 Washington, D.C. Seminar on managing electronic records George Washington University November 19-20 Chicago Imaging user forum Association for Information and Image Management December 2 New York Executive seminar of electronic image management Association for Information and Image Management December 3-4 New York Imaging user forum Association for Information and Image Management 1993 April 5-8 Chicago Annual show and conference Association for Information and Image Management May 23-36 New Orleans National Operations and Automation Conference American Bankers Association November 14-18 Washington, D.C. 25th annual conference Information Industry Association

Books

Image Based Transaction Processing Compiled by Arthur Andersen & Co., the American Bankers Association, and Littlewood Shain & Co., 1989 Implementing Electronic Imaging: A Management Perspective By Scott Wallace and Mickey Williamson Cutter Information Corp. Arlington, Va., 1991 1992 Information Management Sourcebook Association for Information and Image Management Silver Spring, Md., 1992 Imaging Standards By Marilyn Courtot Association for Information and Image Management Silver Spring, Md., 1992 Document Imaging Standards Development: How, Why and For Whom? By Marilyn Courtot Association for Information and Image Management Silver Spring, Md., 1992

Organizations

Bank Administration Institute Chicago, Ill. 312-553-4600 Contact: Steve Rowe

Conducts surveys of banks' needs and expectations of image technology. Studies applications of imaging in check processing. Association for Information and Image Management Silver Spring, Md. 301-587-8202

Members are manufacturers, vendors, and professional users of information and image management equipment, products, and services.

The association holds special meetings for trade members and companies. Also publishes annual buying guide, newsletter, semiannual resource index, and periodic resource reports, and technical books. Recognition Technologies Users Association Boston 617-426-1167

Members are companies using recognition technology equipment and vendors of that equipment. Offers continuing education services; maintains library of technical presentations made at conferences. Society For Imaging Science and Technology Springfield, Va. 703-642-9090

International nonprofit organization in 27 countries, which keeps members aware of latest developments in imaging and photography; emphasis on image assessment, electronic imaging, image preservation, and hybrid imaging systems that combine electronics and film (among others). International Society for Optical Engineering Bellingham, Wash. 206-676-3290

A nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering and scientific applications of optical, electro-optical, and opto-electronic research systems and technology. Members are applied scientists, engineers, and organizations active in government, science, medicine, education, and industry. Imaging and Computer Vision Center, Drexel University Philadelphia, Pa. 215-895-2279 Director: Dr. Oleh Tratiak

Studies the development of images and analyzes quantitative data derived from images. Some projects focus on industry inspections and character recognition. Center for Imaging Science, University of Chicago Argonne National Laboratory Chicago 312-702-6271 Director: Robert Beck

Formed to bring an interdisciplinary approach to the emerging field of imaging science. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, N.Y. 716-475-2774 Interim Director: Dr. Robert Johnston

A broad-based imaging program offering degrees in imaging science. Imaging applications under study include document processing, remote sensing, electronic printing, medical imagery, machine vision, and nonlinear morphology (pattern recognition). Institute of Imaging Sciences, Polytechnic University of New York Brooklyn, N.Y. 718-260-3089 Director: Arnost Reiser

Conducts projects in image processing, communications, and photoactive materials.

Newsletters

Bank Technology Report Editor: Kathleen Gevlin 212-971-5000 Monthly Warren, Gorham & Lamont Inc. New York, N.Y.

Covers developments in imaging technology, including case studies of banks implementing image science. Electronic Imaging Report Editor: Alex Linder 301-340-7788 Monthly Phillips Publishing Inc. Potomac, Md.

Lists newest imaging application, compares vendors on products and services, alerts readers on how to maximize investment in imaging technology, details newest applications, and publishes case studies. Imaging Technology Report Editor: Mitchell Badler 914-834-3044 Monthly Microfilm Publishing Inc. Larchmont, N.Y.

Covers new developments, company news, new products, applications, technical innovations, meetings, new installations, monthly review of publications, international imaging developments. Item Processing Report Editor: Lisa Hane 301-340-2100 Biweekly Phillips Publishing Inc. Potomac, Md.

Reports information about remittance and check processing/image technology. Imaging Business Report Editor: Donna Amrhein 617-837-7204 Monthly IW Publishing Marshfield, Mass.

Covers latest imaging product technology, market, and applications news for users and vendors of image management systems. Provides strategies for evaluating and implementing imaging technologies; profiles leading user organizations; analyzes key market trends; provides banking industry profiles.

Magazines

CVGIP: Image Understanding Editor: Linda Shapiro 619-699-6825 Monthly Academic Press Inc. San Diego, Calif. CVGIP: Graphical Models and Image Processing Editors: Norman Badler, Rama Chellappa 619-699-6825 Monthly Academic Press Inc. San Diego, Calif. Imaging World Magazine Editor: Donna Amrhein 617-837-7204 Monthly IW Publishing Marshfield, Mass. Inform Editor: Greg Kaebnick 301-587-8202 10 times a year Association for Information and Image Management Silver Spring, Md. Journal of Imaging Science & Technology Editor: Harold E. Lockwood 703-642-9090 Bimonthly The Society for Imaging Science and Technology Springfield, Va.

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