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tavares from fe.up.pt via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by tavares from fe.up.pt)
Thu May 7 08:30:04 EST 2009

Special Track “Computational Bioimaging”
5th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC09)
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, November 30 - December 2, 2009

(Apologies for cross-posting.
We would appreciate if you could distribute this information by your
colleagues and co-workers.)

Dear Colleague,

Within the ISVC09 – 5th International Symposium on Visual Computing
(http://www.isvc.net), to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in
November 30 - December 2, 2009, we are organizing the Special Track
“ST6 - Computational Bioimaging” (http://www.isvc.net/ST6.pdf).

The main goal of the Special Track “ST6 - Computational Bioimaging” is
to bring together researchers working in the related fields of Image
Acquisition, Segmentation, Registration, Tracking, Matching, Shape
Reconstruction, Motion and Deformation Analysis, Medical Imaging,
Software Development, Grid, Parallel and High Performing Computing, to
discuss and share ideas that will lead us to set the major lines of
development for the near future.
Therefore, the Special Track “ST6 - Computational Bioimaging” will
gather researchers representing the various fields of Computational
Vision, Computational Mechanics, Mathematics, Statistics, and
Biomedical Imaging. This track intends to contribute more realistic
computational models extracted from images of living organisms and
attempts to establish a bridge between practitioners and researchers
from these diverse fields.

Due to your research activities in those fields, we would like to
invite you to submit your work and participate in the Special Track
“ST6 - Computational Bioimaging”.


The topics of interest include but are not limited to the following

- Image Processing and Analysis for Computational Bioimaging;
- Segmentation, Reconstruction, Tracking and Motion Analyse in
Biomedical Images;
- Biomedical Signal and Image Acquisition and Processing;
- Computer Aided Diagnosis, Surgery, Therapy, Treatment and
Telemedicine Systems;
- Software Development for Computational Bioimaging;
- Grid and High Performance Computing for Computational Bioimaging.


Instructions for authors are available in the website of ISVC'09
Authors should submit electronically their contributions through the
website of ISVC'09 (http://www.isvc.net), selecting the Special Track
“ST6 - Computational Bioimaging”.
Accepted papers will appear in the symposium proceedings which will be
published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science
(LNCS) series.


- Submission deadline: July 10, 2009;
- Notification of acceptance: August 31, 2009;
- Camera-ready version: September 14, 2009.


- Alberto De Santis, Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza",
- Alexandre Cunha, California Institute of Technology, USA
- Alexandre Xavier Falcão, University of Campinas, Brazil
- Ana Mafalda Reis, University of Porto, Portugal
- Arrate Muñoz Barrutia, University of Navarra, Spain
- Begoña Calvo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
- Constantine Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
- Daniela Iacoviello, Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza",
- Denilson Laudares Rodrigues, PUC Minas, Brazil
- Dinggang Shen, University of Pennsylvania, USA
- Djemel Ziou, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
- Eduardo Borges Pires, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
- Fiorella Sgallari, University of Bologna, Italy
- Francisco Perales, Balearic Islands University, Spain
- Gustavo Rohde, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
- Hanchuan Peng, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
- Hélder C. Rodrigues, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
- Hemerson Pistori, Dom Bosco Catholic University, Brazil
- Huiyu Zhou, Brunel University, UK
- Igor Yanovsky, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
- Jason Corso, SUNY at Buffalo, USA
- João Manuel R. S. Tavares, University of Porto, Portugal
- Javier Melenchón Maldonado, Open University of Catalonia, Spain
- Jorge M. G. Barbosa, University of Porto, Portugal
- Jorge S. Marques, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
- Jose M. García Aznar, University of Zaragoza, Spain
- Jussi Tohka, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
- Luminita Vese, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
- Luís Paulo Reis, University of Porto, Portugal
- Mahmoud El-Sakka, The University of Western Ontario London, Canada
- Manuel González Hidalgo, Balearic Islands University, Spain
- Maria Elizete Kunkel, Universität Ulm, Germany
- Metin N. Gurcan, Ohio State University, USA
- Michael Liebling, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
- Patrick Dubois, Institut de Technologie Médicale, France
- Renato M. N. Jorge, University of Porto, Portugal
- Reneta P. Barneva, State University of New York, USA
- Roberto Bellotti, University of Bari, Italy
- Sabina Tangaro, National Institute of Nuclear Physics, Italy
- Shawn Newsam, University of California at Merced, USA
- Susana Branco Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal
- Todd Pataky, University of Liverpool, UK
- Valentin Brimkov, State University of New York, USA
- Yongjie Zhan, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

With kind regards,

João Manuel R. S. Tavares, University of Porto, Portugal,
tavares from fe.up.pt
Renato Natal Jorge, University of Porto, Portugal, rnatal from fe.up.pt
Alexandre Cunha, California Institute of Technology, USA,
cunha from caltech.edu
(Organizers of the Special Track “ST6 - Computational Bioimaging and

PS. For more information about the Special Track “ST6 - Computational
Bioimaging”, please download its flyer at: www.fe.up.pt/~tavares/downloads/calls/bima09.pdf

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