SCB'99 Call for Papers

Hans R. Ryffel (operating@icsc.ab.ca)
Mon, 3 Aug 1998 23:36:41 +0200 (MET DST)

SCB'99
International ICSC Symposium on SOFT COMPUTING IN BIOMEDICINE

http://www.icsc.ab.ca/scb99.htm

June 22-25, 1999
at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y., USA

INTRODUCTION
SCB'99 ist organized as part of the International ICSC Congress on
COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: METHODS AND APPLICATIONS (CIMA'99)
for details see http://www.icsc.ab.ca/cima99.htm

PURPOSE OF THE SCB'99 SYMPOSIUM
The first International ICSC Symposium on Soft Computing in Biomedicine
(SCB'99) will provide a multidisciplinary forum for discussions on the
theory and applications of Fuzzy Logic, Neural Network, Probabilistic
Reasoning, Distributed Reasoning, Evolutionary Algorithms, Chaos Theory,
Belief Networks, Machine Learning Methods, Artificial Life, Cellular
Automata, Adaptive Agents on issues in all areas of Medicine and Biology.

SYMPOSIUM TOPICS
Contributions are sought in areas based on the list below, which is
indicative only. Contributions from new application areas will be
particularly welcome.

- Knowledge Engineering in Medicine
- Image Guided Surgery
- Medical Imaging
- Physiological Signals and Time Series
- Simulation and Modeling of Biological Systems
- Population Dynamics
- Epidemiology
- Medical Diagnosis
- Control Systems for Therapy
- Rehabilitation and Artificial Organs
- Telemedicine
- Molecular Biology

CONFERENCE LOCATION
The symposium will be held as part of the CIMA'99 Congress at the Rochester
Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, USA.

COMMITTEE
- Honorary Chair CIMA'99 Congress
Mohamed Mansour, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich,
Switzerland

- Gerneral Chair CIMA'99 Congress
Peter G. Anderson, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester N.Y., USA

- General Vice Chair CIMA'99 Congress
Marco Gori, Universita di Siena, Italy

- Symposium Chair SCB'99
Eduardo Massad, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil

- Symposium Vice Chair SCB'99
Francesco Masulli, University of Genoa, Italy

- International Scientific Committee
Peter G. Anderson, USA
Stig KjŠr Andersen, Denmark
M. Stella Atkins, Canada
Nicolas Ayache, France
Stanley P. Azen, USA
Anika Babic, Sweden
Franco Bignone, Italy
G. Boehm, Brazil
Hans Heinrich Bothe, Switzerland
Richard D. Bucholz, USA
Marco Dorigo, Belgium
Mario Eandi, Italy
Uwe Feldmann, Germany
Alix Herrmann, Switzerland
Emmanuel C. Ifeachor, U.K.
James M. Keller, USA
Paul Keller, USA
E.P. Klement, Austria
Sunandra Mitra, USA
Christian Morel, Switzerland
E. Sanchez, France
Andrea Schenone, Italy
Frank Starmer, USA
Claudio JosÚ Struchiner, Brazil
Leonard Studer, Switzerland
Oleh J. Tretiak, USA

CALL FOR PAPERS
Prospective authors are requested to send a draft paper (maximum 7 pages)
for review by the International Scientific Committee. All submissions must
be written in English, starting with a succinct statement of the problem,
the results achieved, their significance and a comparison with previous
work, as well as a list of references.

The submissions should also include:
- Title of conference (SCB'99)
- Type of paper (regular, demonstration, poster, tutorial or invited)
- Title of proposed paper
- Authors names, affiliations, addresses
- Name of author to contact for correspondence
- E-mail address and fax # of contact author
- Topics which best describe the paper (max. 5 keywords)
- Short c.v. of authors

Contributions are welcome from those working in industry and having
experience in the topics of this symposium as well as from academics.

Symposium language is English.

Tutorial papers, Demonstrations and Invited Sessions are also encouraged.

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
Submissions must be sent by October 15, 1998 either by

- Electronic mail (recommended) to operating@icsc.ab.ca
(Text, PostScript or Word files)
or
- Fax to ICSC Canada +1-403-387-4329
or
- Airmail (2 copies) to:
ICSC Canada
P.O. Box 279
Millet, AB T0C 1Z0
Canada

IMPORTANT DATES
Submission of Draft Papers: October 15, 1998
Notification of Acceptance: December 31, 1998
Delivery of Final Papers: February 28, 1999
Submission of Poster Presentations: March 31, 1999
Tutorials and Workshops: June 22, 1999
SCB'99 Symposium: June 23-25, 1999

FURTHER INFORMATION
For more detailed information, please consult the following websites:
- SCB'99 Symposium: http://www.icsc.ab.ca/scb99.htm
- CIMA'99 Congress: http://www.icsc.ab.ca/cima99.htm

or forward any questions to the Congress Organizer

mailto:operating@icsc.ab.ca

CONGRESS ORGANIZER
ICSC
International Computer Science Conventions
P.O. Box 279
Millet, Alberta T0C 1Z0
Canada

EMAIL: mailto:operating@icsc.ab.ca
URL: http://www.icsc.ab.ca
FAX: +1-403-387-4329 (after January 25, 1999: +1-780-387-4329)
PHONE: +1-403-387-3546 (after January 25, 1999: +1-780-387-3546)

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