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Francesco Masulli <[log in to unmask]>
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Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 19:03:51 +0100
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* Our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement *
* Please pass this Call for Attendance to interested Colleagues *

Dear Colleague,
please find enclosed the Second Announcement of the Meeting CIBB 2011.

Please note the new deadline.

With our best wishes,
Elia Biganzoli,
Andrea Tettamanzi,
Alfredo Vellido

       Call for papers: CIBB 2011 - EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON 
COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE METHODS FOR BIOINFORMATICS AND BIOSTATISTICS                                                                                                                                    
           Gargnano del Garda, 30 June - 2 July 2011

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,  medical 
informatics and biostatistics with a particular focus on Neural  Networks, 
Computational Learning, Fuzzy Logic, and Evolutionary Computation, methods and 
their relationships with Statistical Pattern Recognition, Non-Parametric 
Inference and Computational Statistics.

CIBB 2011 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; 
Modeling and evaluation 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 and poster sessions. Accepted 
papers will be published in the compact disk of conference proceedings. A 
selection of papers presented at CIBB 2011 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:          15 April 2011
Paper submission deadline:    15 April 2011
Notification of acceptance:   15 May   2011
Final paper due:              30 May   2011
Conference:                   30 June  2011

Tutorial proposals including title, one page long abstract, and short cv 
of presenters, are due by 15 April 2011. Please, send the proposals to 
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Papers must be prepared following the guidelines illustrated on the CIBB 
web site and should be not longer than 10 pages. Papers must be sent to 
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Please see the conference website

General Chairs
Elia Biganzoli (Italy)
Andrea Tettamanzi (Italy)
Alfredo Vellido (Spain)

Biostatistic Technical Chair
Valeria Edefonti (Italy)

Bioinformatics Technical Chair
Claudia Angelini (Italy)

Program Chairs
Luciano Milanesi (Italy)
Roberto Tagliaferri (Italy)

Scientific Committee
S. Auephanwiriyakul (Thailand)
G. Bernot (France)
C. Bi (USA)
P. Boracchi (Italy)
M. Cannataro (Italy)
A. Decarli (Italy)
J. Dorado (Spain)
A. Ferro (Italy)
E. Formenti (France)
L. Franco (Spain)
C. Friedrich (Germany)
S. Gaglio (Italy)
J.M. García-Gómez (Spain)
A. Giordano (USA)
P. Lio' (UK)
P. Lisboa (UK)
G. Mauri (Italy)
J.D. Martín-Guerrero (Spain)
I.Olier (UK)
N. Pasquier (France)
D. Pelta (Spain)
L. Peterson (USA)
G.Pollastri (Italy)
M. Popescu (USA)
R. Rizzo (Italy)
V. Roth (Switzerland)
G. Russo (USA)
F. Stefanini (Italy)
C.P. Suarez-Araujo (Spain)
G. Valentini (Italy)
Y. Zhang (USA)

Local Organizing Committee:
F. Ambrogi, Univ. of Milan
N. Bassani, Univ. of Milan
F.  Napolitano,   Univ. of Salerno

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

Dr. Francesco Masulli  
Associate Professor of Computer Science            
DISI - Dept. Computer and Information Sciences
University of Genova - Via Dodecaneso 35, 16146 
Genoa - ITALY
tel. +39 010 353 6604 fax. +39 010 353 6699
Adjunct Associate Professor  
Center for Biotechnology - College of Science and 
Technology -Temple University - Philadelphia - PA, USA.
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skype id: masulli

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