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Call for Papers

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

SCOPE

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. Both classic image processing methods (e.g. denoising, segmentation, deconvolution and registration methods, feature recognition and classification) and modern machine, in particular deep, learning techniques 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
  • 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
  • Image Processing Methods
  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Fluorescent Microscopy
  • Quantitative Bioimaging
  • Brain Function Analysis
  • Hemodynamics Imaging
  • Histology and Tissue Imaging
  • Image Fusion Methods
  • Feature Recognition and Extraction Methods
  • Biomechanical Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Fmri)
  • Applications of Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning in Bioimaging
  • X-ray Imaging

BIOSTEC KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Athanasios TsanasUniversity of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Thomas OstermannUniversität Witten/Herdecke, Germany

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).
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, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 11 - 13 February, 2021

Paper Submission: September 14, 2020
Authors Notification:
November 12, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration:
November 26, 2020

Paper Submission: October 29, 2020
Authors Notification:
December 4, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 18, 2020

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: September 23, 2020

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: December 9, 2020
Authors Notification: December 22, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration: January 5, 2021

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: September 23, 2020

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: December 17, 2020

Demos
Demo Proposal: December 17, 2020

Panels
Panel Proposal: December 17, 2020

SECRETARIAT

BIOIMAGING Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: bioimaging.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.bioimaging.biostec.org

VENUE

Available soon.

BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon, Portugal
Hugo GamboaNew University of Lisbon, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Alexandre DouplikRyerson University, Canada

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Ahmet Ademoglu, Bogazici University, Turkey
Jesús B. Alonso, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Peter Balazs, University of Szeged, Hungary
Virginia Ballarín, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina
Richard Bayford, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Alpan Bek, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Obara Boguslaw, University of Durham, United Kingdom
Alberto Bravin, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France
Heang-Ping Chan, University of Michigan, United States
Mostafa Charmi, University of Zanjan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Chung-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Jyh-Cheng Chen, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Miguel Coimbra, IT, University of Porto, Portugal
Costel Flueraru, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Carlos Geraldes, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Dimitris Gorpas, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Tzung-Pei Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Xiaoping Hu, Emory University, United States
Jae Youn Hwang, DGIST, Korea, Republic of
Xiaoyi Jiang, University of Münster, Germany
Jin Kang, Johns Hopkins University, United States
Algimantas Krisciukaitis, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
Adriaan Lammertsma, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location VUmc, Netherlands
Ivan Lima Jr., North Dakota State University, United States
Hua Lin, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Xiongbiao Luo, Xiamen University, China
Lucia Maddalena, ICAR, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Konstantinos Moutzouris, University of West Attica, Greece
Subhash Narayanan, Sascan Meditech Pvt. Ltd., India
Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, University of West Scotland, United Kingdom
Kalman Palagyi, University of Szeged, Hungary
George Panoutsos, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Tae Jung Park, Chung-Ang University, Korea, Republic of
Vadim Perez, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico
Wan Qin, University of Washington, United States
Jagath Rajapakse, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Alessandra Retico, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy
Olivier Salvado, CSIRO, Australia
Ravi Samala, University of Michigan, United States
K. C. Santosh, The University of South Dakota, United States
Gregory Sharp, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Leonid Shvartsman, Hebrew University, Israel
Magdalena Stoeva, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Piotr Szczepaniak, Institute of Information Technology, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Pablo Taboada, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Carlos Travieso-González, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Benjamin Tsui, Johns Hopkins University, United States
Vladimír Ulman, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Sandra Ventura, School of Health/ Escola Superior de Saúde do Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
Yuanyuan Wang, Fudan University, China
Xin Xie, Becton Dickinson and Company, United States

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