[Bio-matrix] CFP: Applied Intelligence Special Issue on CBR in the Health Sciences

Stefania Montani stefania.montani at unipmn.it
Mon Sep 11 04:04:58 EST 2006


Applied Intelligence Special Issue on CBR in the Health Sciences


Call for Papers

There has been an explosion of interest in health sciences applications 
of CBR, not only in the traditional CBR in Medicine domain, but also in 
bioinformatics, enabling home health care technologies, CBR integration, 
and synergies between CBR and knowledge discovery.

The goals of this special issue are to:  
* identify important contributions and opportunities for research on the 
application of CBR to the health sciences
* promote the systematic study of how to apply CBR to the health sciences
* present applications of CBR in the health sciences.
Some of the technical issues addressed are to identify challenges 
specific to applying CBR to the health sciences, required methodological 
improvements to fit this context needs, preferred types and domains of 
applications, and guidelines to better develop CBR systems in this 
domain.  
We welcome all those interested in the problems and promise of CBR in 
the health sciences, whether or not they have participated in the 
specialized workshops on CBR in the health sciences.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
*  Integration of CBR in health care environments
*  CBR in medical decision-support systems
*  CBR in medical imaging
*  CBR in enabling technologies for those with physical disabilities or 
chronic health problems
*  CBR and knowledge discovery in medicine and the health sciences
*  Cognitive approaches to applying CBR to medicine
*  Theoretical framework for CBR in medical reasoning
*  CBR in bioinformatics
*  CBR and evidence-based medicine.

Submission Requirements
Papers should be formatted according to Applied Intelligence Springer 
format, with a maximum of forty double spaced pages, and submitted 
through the http://apin.edmgr.com web site. A copy of the submitted 
paper should also be sent to Stefania Montani at 
stefania.montani at unipmn.it. 
Author's instructions are available on the web at
http://www.springer.com/dal/home/engineering?SGWID=1-175-70-35530940-0&detailsPage=contentItemPage&contentItemId=139715&CIPageCounter=CI_FOR_AUTHORS_AND_EDITORS_PAGE0 


We will accept only novel and highly innovative papers.

Important dates
  * Submission Deadline: October 15, 2006
  * Notification Date: December 15, 2006
  * Camera-Ready Deadline: February 15, 2007
  * Publication date:  Spring 2007 
Special issue Web Site:
http://faculty.washington.edu/ibichind/ai07/

Special issue guest editors:
Isabelle Bichindaritz, University of Washington
Stefania Montani, University of Piemonte Orientale
Luigi Portinale, University of Piemonte Orientale

Special issue scientific committee:
Agnar Aamodt, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Riccardo Bellazzi, University of Pavia, Italy 
Susan Craw, The Robert Gordon University, Scotland, UK
Peter Funk, Malardalen University, Sweden
Daniel Hennessy, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Lakhmi C. Jain, University of South Australia, Australia
Jean Lieber, Loria, France 
Cindy Marling, Ohio University, USA
Stefan V. Pantazi, University of Victoria, Canada 
Petra Perner, Institute of Computer Vision and Applied Computer 
Sciences, Germany
Rainer Schmidt, Institut fur Medizinische Informatik und Biometrie, Germany

-- 
Stefania Montani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dipartimento di Informatica
Universita' del Piemonte Orientale
Via Bellini 25/g
15100 Alessandria, Italy
phone: +39-0131-360158
fax: +39-0131-360198
email: stefania.montani at unipmn.it
http://www.mfn.unipmn.it/~stefania 



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