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Multimedia Systems and Applications in B 2018 : Special Issue Call for Papers - Multimedia Systems and Applications in Biomedicine


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Submission Deadline Aug 31, 2018
Notification Due Sep 21, 2018
Final Version Due Nov 9, 2018

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Special Issue Call for Papers - “Multimedia Systems and Applications in Biomedicine”

Aims and Scope

Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization ( invites submissions to the Special Issue on “Multimedia Systems and Applications in Biomedicine”.

Advances in computing techniques, data acquisition technology, hardware, and networks have mutually promoted the development of multimedia analysis approaches. Many machine learning, signal/image processing, and data mining algorithms have been successfully developed for multimedia analysis. WIthin the multimedia domain, medical data analysis has attracted considerable attention due in part to the increase of imaging modalities.

Consider the assessment of the functioning of the heart. Physicians have multiple resources and modalities available, including: auscultation which can produce a report in text format; electrocardiograms which result in time series, x-rays saved as images; volumes provided through angiography; temporal information given by echocardiograms, and 4D information extracted through flow MRI.

Since gathering medical data is now easier than ever before, existing multimedia learning methods are expected to embrace new challenges to deal with large-scale medical data that may share totally different data distributions or may continuously change over time.

This special issue will serve as a way to set the state of the art in the advances in multimedia learning methods for various medical applications.

Topics of Interest

Topics appropriate for this special issue include (but are not limited to):

2D/3D Image reconstruction

Computational Bio-imaging and Visualization

Computer-Aided diagnostic systems

Data acquisition

Data Processing and Analysis

Devices for Imaging and Visualization

Disease recognition, classification and retrieval

Human Perception in Imaging and Visualization

Image denoising and enhancement

Image Processing and Analysis

Image registration and calibration

Imaging and Visualization in Biomedical Engineering

Landmark/structure detection

Large scale 3D data indexing

Medical Image Representation

Medical Image Understanding

Medical Imaging and Visualization

Multi-modal Imaging and Visualization

Multiscale Imaging and Visualization

Scientific Visualization


Software Development for Imaging and Visualization

Surgical and interventional systems

Telemedicine Systems and Applications

Virtual Reality

Visual Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Visualization and visual synthesis

Manuscripts must clearly delineate the role of multimedia systems and applications in Biomedicine. The manuscript should include new contributions beyond those made in earlier publications. Review works will also be considered in this special issue. Contributions should be described in sufficient detail to be reproducible on the basis of the material and references presented in the paper.

Important Dates

Manuscript Due: August 31, 2018

First Decision Date: September 21, 2018

Second Revision Due: October 19, 2018

Final Decision Date: November 9, 2018

Camera Ready Version Due: December 3, 2018


The paper should be submitted at, choosing article type for the Special Issue on “Multimedia Systems and Applications in Biomedicine”.

Guest Editorial Board

Inês Domingues (

Ana F. Sequeira (

Carla Pinto (

Álvaro Rocha (

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