International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (HIBIT)

Venue: Antalya

Location: Antalya, Turkey

Event Date/Time: Apr 21, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 22, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jan 10, 2010
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Description

1st CALL FOR PAPERS
5th International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, Turkey’10
Belek, Antalya, Turkey
Deadline for Submission of Full Papers: January 10th, 2010

PURPOSE
The International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, Turkey
(HIBIT), now in its fifth year, aims to bring together academicians, researchers and
practitioners who work or want to 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.

SCOPE
The topics of the conference will include but not limited to:

Health Informatics
• 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

Bioinformatics
• 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

HONORARY CHAIR
Neşe Yalabık, METU

CONFERENCE CO- CHAIR
Nazife Baykal, METU

CONFERENCE CO- CHAIR
Osman Saka, Akdeniz U.

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE
Rengül Atalay, Bilkent U.
Tolga Can, METU
Elif Çakır, METU
K. Hakan Gülkesen, Akdeniz U.
Mesude Ä°ÅŸcan, METU
Sevgi Özkan, METU
İsmail Öztürk, METU
Ä°nci Togan, METU
Özgür Tosun, Akdeniz U.
NeÅŸe Zayim, Akdeniz U.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Jens Allmer, Izmir Institute Of Technology
Didem Gökçay, METU
Uğur Sezerman, Sabancı U.
Murat Sincan, Hacettepe U.
Özlem Uzuner, METU NCC
Gerhard Wilhelm Weber, METU

PAPER 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 in website: http://hibit2010.ii.metu.edu.tr). Submissions can be made electronically as either Postscript or Adobe PDF Files.
Posters reporting on recent research are also sought. Abstracts of accepted posters will also be published in the symposium proceedings.
Best Paper and Best Poster Awards will be given in the symposium.

TUTORIALS and LECTURES
A number of tutorials and lectures will be given by distinguished speakers.

IMPORTANT DATES
Submission of Full Papers: January 10th 2010
The Proceeding CDs will be published before the conference.

CONTACT
METU Informatics Institute, Inönü Bulvarı, 06531, Ankara, Turkey.
Phone: +90 (312) 210 3742, Fax:+90 (312) 210 3745, E-mail: hibit@ii.metu.edu.tr
http://hibit2010.ii.metu.edu.tr

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