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Francesco Masulli <[log in to unmask]>
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Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
Mon, 26 Apr 2010 13:19:02 +0200
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* Our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement *
* Please pass this Call for Attendance to interested Colleagues *

Call for papers: 
Palermo, ITALY -  16-18 September 2010
The main goal of the CIBB meetings is to provide a forum open to 
researchers from different disciplines to present and discuss problems 
concerning computational techniques in bioinformatics, systems biology and 
medical informatics with a particular focus on Neural Networks, Machine 
Learning, Fuzzy Logic, and Evolutionary Computation  methods.

CIBB 2010 is jointly organized by:

. INNS International Neural Network Society SIG Bioinformatics

. INNS International Neural Network Society SIG Biopattern

. BBCT IEEE-CIS - Task force on Neural Networks

Technical areas addressed by CIBB 2010 include, but are not limited to:
Sequence analysis, promoter analysis and identification of transcription 
factor binding sites;
Gene expression data analysis; Methods for the integration of clinical 
and genetic data;
Algorithms for alternative splicing analysis; Methods for the functional 
classification of genes; 
Methods for the unsupervised analysis, validation and 
visualization of structures discovered in bio-molecular data; 
Prediction of secondary and tertiary protein structures;
Mass spectrometry data analysis in proteomics; 
Methods for comparative genomics;
Algorithms for molecular evolution and phylogenetic analysis; 
Mathematical modelling and simulation of biological systems; 
Heterogeneous data integration and data fusion for diagnostics; 
Bio-molecular databases and data mining; 
Algorithms for pharmacogenetics;
Bio-medical text mining and imaging; 
Methods for diagnosis and prognosis; 
Software tools for bioinformatics

The scientific program will include, besides some plenary talks, 
contributed papers that will be presented in plenary oral or poster sessions. 
Accepted papers will be  published in the compact disk of conference 
proceedings. A selection of papers presented at CIBB 2010 will
be published a in post conference volume printed by an international 
publisher. Moreover, we are planning to publish the best papers in extended 
form in a special  issue of an international scientific journal.

Important Dates:

Tutorial  Proposals: 30 April 2010

Paper submission deadline: 20 May 2010

Notification of acceptance: 20 June 2010

Final paper due: 14 July 2010

Conference: 16-18 September 2010

Paper submission:
Papers must be prepared following the guidelines illustrated on the CIBB 
web site and should be not longer than 10 pages. The submission of papers will 
be  done by uploading their PDF version on the CIBB web site.

Plenary talks:

Raffaele Giancarlo, Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, 
Universita' degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
"The Three Steps of Clustering in the Post-Genomic Era"

Paulo J. Lisboa, John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
"The continuum from bioinformatics to biostatistics"

Gianluca Pollastri, School of Computer Science and Informatics, 
University College Dublin. Ireland.
" De Novo Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction by N-to-1 Neural 

General Chairs

Paulo J. Lisboa (UK)
Riccardo Rizzo (Italy)
Biostatistic Technical Chair Elia Biganzoli (Italy)
Bioinformatics Technical Chair Francesco Masulli (Italy & USA)

Scientific Committee
F. Ambrogi (Italy)
C. Angelini (Italy)
G.Bernot (France)
M. Cannataro (Italy)
G. Di Fatta (UK)
E. Formenti (France)
P. Lio' (UK)
E. Marchiori (Netherlands)
G. Mauri (Italy)
L. Milanesi (Italy)
D.A. Pelta (Spain)
L.E. Peterson (USA)
G. Pollastri (Ireland)
V. Roth (Switzerland)
G. Russo (USA)
F.M. Stefanini (Italy)
A. Urso (Italy)
G. Valentini (Italy)

Local Organizing Committee:
A. Urso, ICAR-CNR, Italy
P. Storniolo, ICAR-CNR, Italy
G. Lo Bosco, Univ. of Palermo, Italy

Congress Management:
G. Rizzo, ICAR-CNR, Italy
F. Ferrara, ICAR-CNR, Italy

Steering Committee
P. Baldi (USA)
A. Floares (Romania)
J. Garibaldi (UK)
F. Masulli (Italy&USA)
R. Tagliaferri (Italy)


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