Dear authors, We have had to move the submission deadline forward due to several requests for extension. This will be the final extension and so we urge you to submit before the new deadline of the 24 of April. Kindly be informed that the EasyChair conference system may be inoperative for a substantial amount of time on April 18 and 19. The PRIB2009 Organising Committee ___________________ | CALL FOR PAPERS | |_________________| 4th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB 2009) City Hall, Sheffield, United Kingdom 7 - 9 September 2009 http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/ml/prib2009/prib2009.html KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ---------------- Pierre Baldi (University of California, Irvine) Alvis Brazma (European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge) Gunnar Raetsch (Max Planck Institute, Tübingen) Michael Unser (Ecole Polytechnique Federale, Lausanne) SCOPE ----- The International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) sponsored conference aims to bring together top researchers, practitioners and students from around the world to discuss the applications of pattern recognition methods in the field of bioinformatics to solve problems in the life sciences. Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in the research areas of interest to the workshop. These include: Bio-sequence analysis Gene and protein expression analysis Protein structure and interaction prediction Motifs and signal detection Metabolic modelling and analysis Systems and synthetic biology Pathway and network analysis Immuno- and chemo-informatics Evolution and phylogeny Biological databases, integration and visualisation Bio-imaging Pattern recognition techniques of interest include, but not limited to: Static, syntactic and structural pattern recognition Data mining, Data based modelling Neural networks, Fuzzy systems Evolutionary computation and swarm intelligence Hidden Markov models, Graphical models DEADLINES --------- Paper Submission 24 April 2009 Special Sessions Proposal 1 April 2009 Author Notification 1 June 2009 Camera Ready Papers 1 July 2009 Advanced Registration 15 July 2009 PUBLICATIONS ------------ Accepted papers will be published in the Springer series of Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI). Enhanced versions of selected special papers will be included in a special issue in the International Journal of Systems Science. PRIZES ------ Awards will be presented to the Best Student Paper and the Best Conference Paper. A limited number of travel awards are available to authors of accepted papers. ORGANISING COMMITTEE -------------------- General Chairs: Visakan Kadirkamanathan (UK), Guido Sanguinetti (UK) General Co-Chairs: Raj Acharya (USA), Madhu Chetty (Australia) Programme Chairs: Mahesan Niranjan (UK), Mark Girolami (UK), Jagath Rajapakse (Singapore) Special Sessions Chair: Cesare Furlanello (Italy) Tutorials Chair: Florence deAlche-buc (France) Publicity Chair: Elena Marchiori (Netherlands) Publications Chair: Josselin Noirel (UK) Local Organisation Chair: Daniel Coca (UK) Finance Chair: Andrew Zammit Mangion (UK) Webmaster: Maurizio Filippone (UK) CONTACT ------- For additional information, contact: PRIB 2009 Secretariat, Department of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 3JD, United Kingdom Tel: +44 114 2225618 Fax: +44 114 2225661 firstname.lastname@example.org UNSUBSCRIBE ----------- If you wish to unsubscribe from this mailing list kindly reply to this address with a subject header "UNSUBSCRIBE".