VBC`96 Advance Notice

Rainer Schubert schubert at uke.uni-hamburg.de
Mon May 22 19:26:33 EST 1995


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                       Fourth International Conference on

                     Visualization in Biomedical Computing

                            Sept. 22 - 25, 1996

                                Hamburg, Germany

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Topics
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Methods:
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Image Processing, Image Analysis, Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality, and
Spatial Knowledge Modeling.

Applications:
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Visualization in Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery, Education and Research.

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Conference Committee (tentative)
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Chairman:
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Karl Heinz Höhne, University of Hamburg


Program Committee:
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Ron Kikinis (Chair), Harvard Medical School

Nicholas Ayache, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis
Jean Louis Coatrieux, University of Rennes
James Duncan, Yale University
Alan C. Evans, Montreal Neurological Inst.
Henry Fuchs, UNC, Chapel Hill
Guido Gerig, ETH Zürich
David Hawkes, Guy's Hospital London
Arie Kaufman, SUNY at Stony Brook
Andres Kriete, Univ. of Giessen
Hal Kundel, University of Pennsylvania
Heinz Lemke, Free University of Berlin
David Levin, University of Chicago
Chuck Pelizzari, University of Chicago
Stephen Pizer, UNC, Chapel Hill
Richard Robb, Mayo Foundation / Clinic
Siegfried Stiehl, University of Hamburg
Paul Suetens, University of Leuven
Andrew Todd-Pokropek, Univ. College London
Jun-Ichiro Toriwaki, Nagoya University
Michael Vannier, Washington University Medical School
Max Viergever, Utrecht University


Coordinators:
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Bernhard Pflesser, Thomas Schiemann, Rainer Schubert, IMDM

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Format
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Scientific Sessions:
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Keynote speech, single track 25 min papers.


Tutorials (the day before official opening):
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VBC`94 offered: 3D Imaging in Biomedical Computing, Volume Visualization,
Visualization in the Neurosurgical OR, Modern 3D Microscopy and Visualization,
Multiscale Geometric Image Analysis


Posters:
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Posters are discussed in special Poster Sessions.


Demonstrations:
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Workstations will be provided for demonstrations.


Visits:
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Visits to laboratories in Hamburg will be arranged for the day after the
conference (IMDM, Philips Research, Dept. of Computer Science)

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Tentative Deadlines
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Extended abstracts:
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due February 1, 1996


Tutorial proposals:
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due February 1, 1996


Notification of Acceptance:
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April 1, 1996


Full papers:
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due Juli 1, 1996

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Previous Conferences
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1990:                
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Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Proceedings: First Conference on Visualization in Biomedical Computing, IEEE
Computer Society Press, 1990

1992:
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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Proceedings: Visualization in Biomedical Computing II, Proc. SPIE 1808, 1992

1994:
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Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN
Proceedings: Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, Proc. SPIE 2359, 1994

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Location
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University of Hamburg, main building, in walking distance to the city which
surrounds the beautiful Alster lake.

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Further Information
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Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science in Medicine (IMDM)
Department of Computer Science in Medicine
Pav. 70
University Hospital Eppendorf
Martinistraße 52
D-20246 Hamburg
Germany

Phone : +49-40-4717 3652

Fax   : +49-40-4717 4882

E-mail: vbc96 at uke.uni-hamburg.de

WWW   : http://www.uni-hamburg.de/~medizin/vbc96

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Rainer Schubert    Inst. of Math. and Computer Science in Medicine (IMDM)
University Hospital Eppendorf,   Martinistr. 52,  20246 Hamburg,  Germany

schubert at uke.uni-hamburg.de tel ++49(40) 4717-2349 fax ++49(40) 4717-4882
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