The purpose of the association is the promotion of research and scientific work in the field of pattern recognition, the mutual exchange of experiences, and the joint approach to scientific and technological questions in the area of pattern recognition, both nationally and internationally. This mission shall be carried out in the spirit of cooperation and mutual consent. For this purpose, the annual German Conference for Pattern Recognition (GCPR) is the most important instrument.
The DAGM represents German interests in the field of pattern recognition on an international level, particularly in the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).
Chairman of the DAGM : Prof. Dr. Bernt Schiele
Vice Chairman: Prof. Dr. Stefan Roth