[BiO BB] CFP BIOSTEC 2012 - 5th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies

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   5th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and
Technologies - BIOSTEC 2012




                                                                 February  1
- 4, 2012

                                                      Vilamoura, Algarve,



Important Deadlines: 


Regular Paper Submission: July 25, 2011

Authors Notification (Regular Papers): September 29, 2011

Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: October 20, 2011



Technical Co-sponsored by:


ESEM (European Society for Engineering and Medicine)

BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society)

IEEE EMB (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society)

IEEE Portugal EMBS Chapter (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology



In cooperation with:

AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence)



The purpose of BIOSTEC is to bring together researchers and practitioners,
including engineers, biologists, health professionals and
informatics/computer scientists, interested in both theoretical advances and
applications of information systems, artificial intelligence, signal
processing, electronics and other engineering tools in knowledge areas
related to biology and medicine.


BIOSTEC is composed of four co-located conferences, each specialized in at
least one of the aforementioned main knowledge areas. 



- BIODEVICES: International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices




    * Biomedical Instrumentation

    * Biomedical Equipment

    * Biomedical Sensors

    * Biomedical Metrology

    * Microelectronics

    * Health Monitoring Devices

    * Embedded Signal Processing

    * Low-Power Design

    * Electrical Bio-Impedance

    * Bio-Electromagnetism

    * Biorobotics

    * Biocomputing and Biochips

    * Implantable Electronics

    * Emerging Technologies

    * Biotelemetry

    * Wireless Systems

    * Biomaterials

    * MEMS

    * Nanotechnologies

    * Biomechanical Devices

    * Artificial Limbs

    * Technologies Evaluation

    * Cardiovascular Biomechanics

    * Electrocardiography and Heart Monitoring

    * Computer-aided Detection and Diagnosis

    * Computational Physiology (Virtual Organs)

    * Brain-Computer Interfaces

    * Spectroscopic Applications

    * Imaging and Visualization Devices



- BIOINFORMATICS: International Conference on Bioinformatics Models, Methods
and Algorithms (http://www.bioinformatics.biostec.org)




    * Genomics and Proteomics

    * Sequence Analysis

    * Structural Bioinformatics

    * Image Analysis

    * Visualization

    * Databases and Data Management

    * Data Mining and Machine Learning

    * Biostatistics and Stochastic Models

    * Computational Molecular Systems

    * Pharmaceutical Applications

    * Systems Biology

    * Computational Intelligence

    * Simulation

    * Algorithms and Software Tools

    * Web Services in Bioinformatics

    * Immuno- and Chemo-informatics

    * Pattern Recognition, Clustering and Classification

    * Structure Prediction

    * Model Design and Evaluation

    * Transcriptomics

    * Next Generation Sequencing

    * Structural Variations



- BIOSIGNALS: International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal
Processing (http://www.biosignals.biostec.org)




    * Medical Signal Acquisition, Analysis and Processing

    * Wearable Sensors and Systems

    * Real-time Systems

    * Biometrics

    * Pattern Recognition

    * Fuzzy Systems and Signals

    * Evolutionary Systems

    * Neural Networks

    * Speech Recognition

    * Acoustic Signal Processing

    * Time and Frequency Response

    * Wavelet Transform

    * Medical Image Detection, Acquisition, Analysis and Processing

    * Physiological Processes and Bio-signal Modeling, Non-linear Dynamics

    * Monitoring and Telemetry

    * Cybernetics and User Interface Technologies

    * Electromagnetic Fields in Biology and Medicine

    * Cardiovascular Signals

    * Image Analysis and Processing

    * Detection and Identification

    * Motion Control



- HEALTHINF: International Conference on Health




    * e-Health

    * Telemedicine

    * Medical and Nursing Informatics

    * Design and Development Methodologies for Healthcare IT

    * Interoperability

    * Semantic Interoperability

    * Confidentiality and Data Security

    * Knowledge Management

    * Databases and Datawarehousing

    * Datamining

    * Decision Support Systems

    * Wearable Health Informatics

    * Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Applications

    * Evaluation and Use of Healthcare IT

    * Physiological Modeling

    * Cognitive Informatics

    * Affective Computing

    * Therapeutic Systems and Technologies

    * Healthcare Management Systems

    * Human-Machine Interfaces for Disabled Persons

    * Development of Assistive Technology

    * ICT, Ageing and Disability

    * Practice-based Research Methods for Healthcare IT

    * Electronic Health Records and Standards

    * Software Systems in Medicine

    * Pervasive Health Systems and Services

    * e-Health for Public Health

    * Clinical Problems and Applications

    * Data Visualization

    * Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning



These four concurrent conferences are held in parallel and registration to
one warrants delegates to attend all four.




José C. Príncipe, University of Florida, U.S.A.

(list not yet complete)




All accepted papers (full, short and posters) will be published in the
conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM

All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the
SciTePress Digital Library (http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/).

A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and
extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a
CCIS Series book.

The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters
Conference Proceedings Citation Index, INSPEC, DBLP and EI.



Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session.



Carlos Correia, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Ana Fred, Technical University of Lisbon / IT, Portugal

Hugo Gamboa, CEFITEC / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal 




Available soon.




3rd International Workshop on Medical Image Analysis and Description for
Diagnosis Systems - MIAD 2012



Workshop Chair:

Khalifa Djemal

University of Evry Val d'Essone





Please check further details at the conference website

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