HIBIT 2010 : 5th International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics
Call For Papers
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
5th International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics
Belek, Antalya, Turkey
April 20-22, 2010
The International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, (HIBIT), now
in its fifth year (HIBIT'10), aims to bring together academicians, researchers and practitioners
who work in these popular and fulfilling areas and to create the much-needed synergy among
medical, biological and information technology sectors. HIBIT is one of the few international
conferences on this subject in the world; therefore international participation from all around
the world is anticipated. HIBIT provides a forum for discussion, exploration and development
of both theoretical and practical aspects of health informatics and bioinformatics and a chance
to network with others working and researching in this area.
The topics of the conference include but are not limited to:
• Electronic Health Records and Standards
• Evaluation Methods in Health Informatics
• Clinical Informatics and Hospital Information Systems
• Telemedicine and Mobile Applications
• Decision Support Systems and Computer Aided Diagnosis
• Health Informatics (HI) Education
• Security, Ethics and Privacy
• Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in HI
• Medical Signal/Image Analysis and Visualization
• Medical Imaging and Instrumentation
• Virtual Reality and Simulation
• Medical Transaction Provision Systems
• Biomolecular Sequence Analysis
• Comparative Genomics
• Biomedical Genome Research
• Microarray Informatics
• Protein Expression and Modifications
• Protein Interactions
• Protein Structure Prediction
• Biomedical Proteome Research
• Genetic Networks
• Systems Biology
• Text Mining and Information Extraction
• Evolution and Phylogeny
• Structural Bioinformatics
• Biologically Inspired Control Systems
• Computational Neuroscience
Neşe Yalabık, METU
CONFERENCE CO- CHAIRS
Nazife Baykal, METU
Osman Saka, Akdeniz U.
PROGRAM CO- CHAIRS
Tolga Can, METU
Mesude İşcan, METU
Rengül Atalay, Bilkent University
Elif Çakır, METU
K. Hakan Gülkesen, Akdeniz University
Sevgi Özkan, METU
Yeşim Aydın Son, METU
İsmail Öztürk, METU
İnci Togan, METU
Özgür Tosun, Akdeniz University
Neşe Zayim, Akdeniz University
Osman Abul, TOBB U.
Burak Acar, Boğaziçi U.
Mahinur Akkaya, METU
Jens Allmer, Izmir Institute of Technology
Mehmet Serkan Apaydin, Sabancı U.
Abdullah Arslan, Texas A & M University – Commerce
Rengül Atalay , Bilkent U.
Volkan Atalay, METU
Tolga Can, METU
Mustafa Çulha, Yeditepe U.
Çiğdem Gündüz Demir, Bilkent U.
Uğur Doğrusöz, Bilkent U.
Burak Erman, Koç U.
Albert Guvenis, Boğaziçi U.
Kemal Hakan Gülkesen, Akdeniz U.
Tamer Kahveci, University of Florida
Özlem Keskin, Koç U.
Özlen Konu, Bilkent U.
May Korachi, Yeditepe U.
Işıl Kurnaz, Yeditepe U.
Nicolas Lomenie, University Paris Descartes
Hasan Oğul, Başkent U.
Gulay Özcengiz, METU
Ahmet Sacan, METU
Ömer Sinan Saraç, Technische Universitat Dresden
Uğur Sezerman, Sabancı U.
Yeşim Aydın Son, METU
Çağdaş Son, METU
Ergin Soysal, Ankara U.
Cenk Şahinalp, Simon Fraser University
Dilek Telci, Yeditepe U.
Jim Turley, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, MET
Day 1 (April 20): Workshops on Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics
BI Subject: "Bioinformatics Applications"
MIN Subject: "Essential topics in Medical Informatics" (Short courses on EHR, Standars
and Pattern Recognition")
Day 2 (April 21-22): Conference will start
PAPER and POSTER SELECTION
Papers will be selected on the basis of originality, significance and clarity. Length of
submitted full papers is limited to 8 pages. (Formatting information can be found on the
website: http://hibit2010.ii.metu.edu.tr). Submissions can be made electronically as PDF
Files. Accepted full papers will be published in IEEE-Xplorer.
Posters reporting recent research are also sought. The proceedings CD that will include full
papers and poster abstracts will be available during the conference.
A number of keynote speeches will be given by distinguished speakers.
TUTORIALS and LECTURES
A number of tutorials and lectures will be given by distinguished speakers.
Submission of Full Papers: January 14th 2010
Notification of Acceptance: February 1st 2010
Submission of Posters: February 3rd 2010
Camera-Ready Papers: February 19th 2010
Notification of Acceptance of Posters: February 10th 2010
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