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Call for Papers

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

Erik MeijeringErasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Lionel PazartTech4Health/ F-CRIN, Inserm, CHU Besançon, France
David RoseMIT Media Lab, United States

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 digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library .
A short list of papers presented at the conference will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a special issue of the Journal Systems Biomedicine.
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 (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar.

SECRETARIAT

BIOIMAGING Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8813
e-mail: bioimaging.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.bioimaging.biostec.org/

BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon University, Portugal
Hugo GamboaLIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Dirk EliasUniversity of Porto / Fraunhofer, Portugal

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Mário SeccaCEFITEC, Departamento de Fisica, FCT/UNL, Portugal
Jan SchierThe Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Jesús B. Alonso, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Sameer Antani, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, United States
Radu Badea, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj Napoca, Romania
Peter Balazs, University of Szeged, Hungary
Ewert Bengtsson, Centre for Image Analysis, Uppsala University, Sweden
Abdel-Ouahab Boudraa, Ecole Navale, France
Tom Brown, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Begoña Calvo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Rita Casadio, University of Bologna, Italy
Tony Cass, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Chung-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Christos Constantinou, Stanford University, United States
Giacomo Cuttone, INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud Catania, Italy
Alain Dagher, Montreal Neurology Hospital Institute, Canada
Xiuzhen Dong, Fourth Military Medical University, China
Dimitrios Fotiadis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Esteve Gallego-Jutglà, University of Vic, Spain
Xiaoping Hu, Emory University, United States
Ioannis Kandarakis, Technological Education Institute of Athens, Greece
Cheng Koay, National Intrepid Center of Excellence, United States
Patrice Koehl, University of California, United States
Adriaan Lammertsma, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Netherlands
Albert Lardo, Johns Hopkins University, United States
Fernando Lopes da Silva, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jan Mares, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic
G. Matsopoulos, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Pavel Matula, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Erik Meijering, Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Kunal Mitra, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Christophoros Nikou, University of Ioannina, Greece
Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, University of West Scotland, United Kingdom
George Panoutsos, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Joao Papa, UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
Hanchuan Peng, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, United States
Gennaro Percannella, University of Salerno, Italy
Josien Pluim, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Ales Prochazka, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic
Miroslav Radojevic, Erasmus MC, Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Alessandra Retico, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy
Jorge Ripoll, Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Spain
Olivier Salvado, CSIRO, Australia
Carlo Sansone, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
K. C. Santosh, The University of South Dakota, United States
Emanuele Schiavi, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Gregory Sharp, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Manuchehr Soleimani, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Filip Sroubek, Inst. of Information Theory and Automation of the ASCR, Czech Republic
Achim Streit, Steinbuch Centre for Computing / KIT, Germany
Martin Tornai, Duke University, United States
Carlos M. Travieso, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Vladimír Ulman, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Sandra Ventura, School of Health/ Escola Superior de Saúde do Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
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
Zeyun Yu, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, United States
Li Zhuo, Beijing University of Technology, China

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