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BIOIMAGING is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

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Bioimaging is a term that covers the complex chain of acquiring, processing and visualizing structural or functional images of living objects or systems, including extraction and processing of image-related information. Examples of image modalities used in bioimaging are many, including: X-ray, CT, MRI and fMRI, PET and HRRT PET, SPECT, MEG and so on. Medical imaging and microscope/fluorescence image processing are important parts of bioimaging referring to the techniques and processes used to create images of the human body, anatomical areas, tissues, and so on, down to the molecular level, for clinical purposes, seeking to reveal, diagnose, or examine diseases, or medical science, including the study of normal anatomy and physiology. Image processing methods, such as denoising, segmentation, deconvolution and registration methods, feature recognition and classification represent an indispensable part of bioimaging, as well as related data analysis and statistical tools.

The International Conference on Bioimaging encourages authors to submit papers to one of the main topics indicated below, describing original work, including methods, techniques, advanced prototypes, applications, systems, tools or survey papers, reporting research results and/or indicating future directions. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference by one of the authors and published in the proceedings. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. There will be both oral and poster sessions. The proceedings will be indexed by several major international indexers. Special sessions are also welcome. Please contact the secretariat for further information on how to propose a special session.

CONFERENCE TOPICS


  • Medical Imaging and Diagnosis
  • Image Processing Methods
  • Image Fusion Methods
  • Feature Recognition and Extraction Methods
  • Biomechanical Imaging
  • Image Archiving and Communication
  • Telemedicine and Virtual Environments
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Fmri)
  • Single-photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • High Resolution Research Tomography (HRRT)
  • Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
  • Ultrasound and Optical Imaging
  • Optical Elastography
  • X-ray Microscopy
  • Biophotonics
  • Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
  • Conventional Microscopy
  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Fluorescent Microscopy
  • Quantitative Bioimaging
  • Structural Biology
  • Brain Function Analysis
  • Hemodynamics Imaging
  • Histology and Tissue Imaging

BIOSTEC KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Bart M. ter Haar RomenyEindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands
Kristina HöökRoyal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Bethany BrackenCharles River Analytics Inc., United States
Hugo Plácido da SilvaIT- Institute of Telecommunications; PLUX - Wireless Biosignals, S.A., Portugal
Joyce WesterinkPhilips Research and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands (Cancelled)

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book .
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 21 - 23 February, 2017

Paper Submission: October 20, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification:
November 23, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 9, 2016 (expired)

Paper Submission: November 23, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification:
December 20, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 5, 2017 (expired)

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: November 3, 2016 (expired)

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: December 29, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification: January 11, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: January 23, 2017 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: November 21, 2016 (expired)

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: December 27, 2016 (expired)

Demos
Demo Proposal: December 27, 2016 (expired)

Panels
Panel Proposal: December 27, 2016 (expired)

SECRETARIAT

BIOIMAGING Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: bioimaging.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.bioimaging.biostec.org/

VENUE

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BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações / IST, Portugal
Hugo GamboaLIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Mário VazINEGI LOME, FEUP, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Margarida SilveiraInstituto Superior Técnico (IST), Portugal

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Alexandre (Sasha) Douplik, Ryerson University, Canada
Adriaan A. Lammertsma, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ahmet Ademoglu, Bogazici University, Turkey
Jesús B. Alonso, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Jana B. Nieder, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Peter Balazs, University of Szeged, Hungary
Vipul Bansal, RMIT University, Australia
Grégory Barbillon, University Paris Saclay, France
Richard Bayford, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Andriyan Bayu Suksmono, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
Alpan Bek, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Wolfgang Birkfellner, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Obara Boguslaw, University of Durham, United Kingdom
Hilde Bosmans, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Abdel-Ouahab Boudraa, Ecole Navale, France
Alberto Bravin, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France
Tom Brown, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Katja Buehler, Vrvis Research Center, Austria
Jean-Claude Bünzli, EPFL, Switzerland
Gregory C. Sharp, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Begoña Calvo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Rita Casadio, University of Bologna, Italy
Andrea Castoldi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alessia Cedola, CNR- Institute of Nanotechnology, Italy
M. Emre Celebi, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, United States
Fernando Cendes, UNICAMP - State University of Campinas, Brazil
James Chan, University of California Davis, United States
Heang-Ping Chan, University of Michigan, United States
Dean Chapman, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Chung-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Jyh-Cheng Chen, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Guanying Chen, Harbin Institute of Technology& SUNY Buffalo, China
Se-woon Choe, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Korea, Republic of
Paola Coan, LMU Munich, Germany
Giacomo Cuttone, INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud Catania, Italy
László Czúni, University of Pannonia, Hungary
Dimitris D. Koutsouris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Aidan D. Meade, Centre for Radiation and Environmental Science, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Anna Chiara De Luca, IBP-CNR, Italy
Alberto Del Guerra, University of Pisa, Italy
Olaf Doessel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Christos E. Constantinou, Stanford University, United States
Carlos F. G. C. Geraldes, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Daniel Ferenc, University of California Davis, United States
Edite Figueiras, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Mário Forjaz Secca, CEFITEC, Departamento de Fisica, FCT/UNL, Portugal
Dimitrios Fotiadis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Enrico G. Caiani, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
P. Gopinath, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Dimitris Gorpas, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Patricia Haro Gonzalez, Fluorescent Imaging Group, Universidad Autonoma Madrid, Spain
Tzung-Pei Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Matjaž Humar, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Kazuyuki Hyodo, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Japan
Shu Jia, Stony Brook University, United States
Ming Jiang, Peking University, China
Xiaoyi Jiang, University of Münster, Germany
Pluim Josien, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Sameer K. Antani, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, United States
Cheng Guan Koay, National Intrepid Center of Excellence, United States
Patrice Koehl, University of California, United States
Punam Kumar Saha, University of Iowa, United States
Amit Kumar Sharma, TMU moradabad UP, Norway
Roger Lecomte, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Sang-Won Lee, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea, Republic of
Rainer Leitgeb, Medical University Vienna, Austria
Peng Li, Zhejiang University, China
Ivan Lima, North Dakota State University, United States
Yong Liu, Macquarie University, Australia
Jianhua Luo, shanghai jiaotong university, China
Xiongbiao Luo, XMU-TMMU, China
W. M. (Steve) Lee, Australia National University, Australia
Modat Marc, University College London, United Kingdom
Jan Mares, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic
G. K. Matsopoulos, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Pavel Matula, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
David McGloin, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Erik Meijering, Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Rickson Mesquita, University of Campinas, Brazil
Kunal Mitra, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Kensaku Mori, Nagoya University, Japan
Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Laleh Najafizadeh, Rutgers University, United States
Subhash Narayanan, SASCAN MEDITECH PVT LTD, India
Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph, Canada
Christophoros Nikou, University of Ioannina, Greece
Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Josien P. W. Pluim, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Kalman Palagyi, University of Szeged, Hungary
George Panoutsos, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Joao Papa, UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
Tae Jung Park, Chung-Ang University, Korea, Republic of
Gennaro Percannella, University of Salerno, Italy
Ales Prochazka, Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic
Wan Qin, University of Washington, United States
Jia Qin, University of California/University of Washington, United States
Miroslav Radojevic, Erasmus MC, Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jagath Rajapakse, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Joseph Reinhardt, University of Iowa, United States
Alessandra Retico, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy
Kate Ricketts, University College London, United Kingdom
Jorge Ripoll, Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Spain
Giovanna Rizzo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Israel Rocha Mendoza, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, (CICESE), Mexico
Sos S. Agaian, University of Texas San Antonio, United States
Olivier Salvado, CSIRO, Australia
Michael Salvador, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
K. C. Santosh, The University of South Dakota, United States
Emanuele Schiavi, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Jan Schier, The Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Shah Shishir, University of Houston, United States
Leonid Shvartsman, Hebrew University, Israel
Kulwinder Singh, University of South Florida, United States
Natasa Sladoje, Centre for Image Analysis, Uppsala University, Sweden
Manuchehr Soleimani, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Milan Sonka, University of Iowa, United States
Arcot Sowmya, University of New South Wales, Australia
Hrebesh Subhash, Colgate Palmolive, United States
Chikayoshi Sumi, Sophia University, Japan
Chi-Kuang Sun, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ulas Sunar, Wright State University, United States
Mads Sylvest Bergholt, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Pablo Taboada, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Xiaodong Tao, University of California, Santa Cruz, United States
Bart M. ter Haar Romeny, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands
Pécot Thierry, INRIA, France
Jie Tian, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Jie Tian, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Kenneth Tichauer, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Suna Timur, Ege University, Turkey
Eric Tkaczyk, Vanderbilt University, United States
Arkadiusz Tomczyk, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Carlos M. Travieso, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Benjamin M. W. Tsui, Johns Hopkins University, United States
Jin U. Kang, Johns Hopkins University, United States
Vladimír Ulman, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Gözde Ünal, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Pol Van Dorpe, imec, Belgium
Sandra Rua Ventura, School of Allied Health Technologies/ Escola Superior de Saúde do Porto, Portugal
Irina Voiculescu, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Aldo von Wangenheim, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Yuanyuan Wang, Fudan University, China
Quan Wen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Ed X. Wu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lei Xi, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Yong Xu, Shenzhen University Town, China
Hongki Yoo, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of
Jae Youn Hwang, DGIST, Korea, Republic of
Zeyun Yu, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, United States
Habib Zaidi, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Azhar Zam, University of Basel, Switzerland
Chao Zhou, Lehigh University, United States

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