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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

Anatole LécuyerInria Rennes/IRISA, Hybrid Research Team, France
Corina SasLancaster University, United Kingdom
Dinesh KumarRMIT University, Australia
Maximiliano RomeroUniversità Iuav di Venezia, Italy

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 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.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 19 - 21 January, 2018

Paper Submission: September 5, 2017 (extended)
Authors Notification:
October 16, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration:
October 30, 2017

Paper Submission: September 29, 2017
Authors Notification:
November 7, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration:
November 20, 2017

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: August 31, 2017

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: November 9, 2017
Authors Notification: November 22, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration: December 5, 2017

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: August 31, 2017
Paper Submission: November 7, 2017
Authors Notification: November 21, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration: November 29, 2017

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: November 24, 2017

Demos
Demo Proposal: November 24, 2017

Panels
Panel Proposal: November 24, 2017

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/

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BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Hugo GamboaLIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações / IST, Portugal
Sergi Bermudez i BadiaMadeira Interactive Technologies Institute/Universidade da Madeira, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Sheldon WiebeUniversity of Saskatchewan, Canada

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Alexandre (Sasha) Douplik, Ryerson University, Canada
Adriaan A. Lammertsma, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jesús B. Alonso, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Ergin Atalar, Bilkent University, Turkey
Radu Badea, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj Napoca, Romania
Peter Balazs, University of Szeged, Hungary
Grégory Barbillon, University Paris Saclay, France
Richard Bayford, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Alpan Bek, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Obara Boguslaw, University of Durham, United Kingdom
Abdel-Ouahab Boudraa, Ecole Navale, France
Alberto Bravin, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France
Tom Brown, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Alexander Bykov, University of Oulu, Optoelectronics and measurement techniques lab., Finland
Gregory C. Sharp, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Begoña Calvo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Rita Casadio, University of Bologna, Italy
Alessia Cedola, CNR- Institute of Nanotechnology, Italy
Heang-Ping Chan, University of Michigan, United States
Dean Chapman, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Guanying Chen, Harbin Institute of Technology& SUNY Buffalo, China
Chung-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Jyh-Cheng Chen, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Miguel Coimbra, IT, University of Porto, Portugal
Giacomo Cuttone, INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud Catania, Italy
Aidan D. Meade, Centre for Radiation and Environmental Science, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Anna Chiara De Luca, IBP-CNR, Italy
Li Dong, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Karen Drukker, The Univ. of Chicago, United States
Carlos F. G. C. Geraldes, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Edite Figueiras, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Costel Flueraru, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
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
Kazuyuki Hyodo, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Japan
Rittscher Jens, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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
Jan Kalina, Institute of Computer Science CAS, Czech Republic
Shohei Kato, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Sinan Kockara, University of Central Arkansas, United States
Algimantas Krisciukaitis, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
Punam Kumar Saha, University of Iowa, United States
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
Ivan Lima, North Dakota State University, United States
Xiongbiao Luo, XMU-TMMU, China
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
Kunal Mitra, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Kensaku Mori, Nagoya University, Japan
Suresh Neethirajan,
Christophoros Nikou, University of Ioannina, Greece
Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Nikos P. Chrisochoides, Old Dominion University, United States
Josien P. W. Pluim, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Kalman Palagyi, University of Szeged, Hungary
George Panoutsos, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Hyun-Wook Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Korea, Republic of
Tae Jung Park, Chung-Ang University, Korea, Republic of
Gennaro Percannella, University of Salerno, Italy
Laurent Pilon, UCLA, United States
Ales Prochazka, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic
Wan Qin, University of Washington, United States
Miroslav Radojevic, Erasmus MC, Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Anthi Ranella, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Greece
Alessandra Retico, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy
Kate Ricketts, University College London, United Kingdom
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
Ying S. Hu, Salk Institute, Nomis Center for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis, United States
Olivier Salvado, CSIRO, Australia
Carlo Sansone, University of Naples, Italy
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
Dar-Bin Shieh, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Leonid Shvartsman, Hebrew University, Israel
Kulwinder Singh, University of South Florida, United States
Vijay Raj Singh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Arcot Sowmya, UNSW, Australia
Chikayoshi Sumi, Sophia University, Japan
Chi-Kuang Sun, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ulas Sunar, Wright State University, United States
Piotr Szczepaniak, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
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, Medical University of South Carolina, France
Jie Tian, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Jie Tian, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Kenneth Tichauer, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Eric Tkaczyk, Vanderbilt University, United States
Arkadiusz Tomczyk, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Ibtisam E. Tothill, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Muhammed Fatih Toy, Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey
Susan Trammell, UNC Charlotte, United States
Carlos M. Travieso, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Benjamin M. W. Tsui, Johns Hopkins University, United States
Vladimír Ulman, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Sandra Rua Ventura, School of Allied Health Technologies/ Escola Superior de Saúde do Porto, Portugal
Irina Voiculescu, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Carolina Wählby, Uppsala University, Sweden
Yuanyuan Wang, Fudan University, China
Quan Wen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Jerome Wenger, Aix Marseille University, France
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
Baohong Yuan, University of Texas at Arlington, United States
Habib Zaidi, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Jiangbo(Tim) Zhao, University of Adelaide, Australia
Jun Zhao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

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