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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Special Issue Medical Documents
From:   Vangelis Karkaletsis
Email:   vangelis_(on)_iit.demokritos.gr
Date received:   08 Aug 2002
Deadline:   15 Dec 2002

Call for papers Journal "Artificial Intelligence in Medicine" Special Issue on Summarization and Information Extraction from Medical Documents (http:/ /www.iit.demokritos.gr/skel/en/Announcements/cfp.htm) SCOPE ------------- The current special issue of AIM is looking for research or R&D work in the fields of summarization and information extraction from medical documents in various formats, such as medical records (structured documents), web medical pages (semi- structured documents), or medical news and articles (unstructured documents). Indicative but not restrictive topics are: -named entity recognition, -event/topic detection, -multi-document information extraction, -multi-lingual information extraction, -multimedia information extraction, -domain adaptive information extraction, -multidocument summarization, -multi-lingual summarization, -multimedia summarization, -evolving summarization, -domain adaptive summarization, -text mining. SCHEDULE ------------- Call for papers 22 July 2002 Expression of interest 15 September 2002 Submission of full papers 15 December 2002 Notification of acceptance 28 February 2003 Submission of final papers 31 May 2003 Delivery to AIM 30 June 2003 The Journal "Artificial Intelligence in Medicine", will publish the special issue on "Information Extraction and Summarization from Medical Documents", during the year 2003. REVIEWING PROCESS ------------------------ Papers will be reviewed by at least two reviewers apart from the guest editors and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Acceptance will be based on originality, significance of findings, and relevance to the subject of the special issue. Please note that the usual reviewing procedures and editorial standards to the Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine will apply to the Special Issue manuscripts. PAPER LENGTH ------------------- A manuscript should no exceed the limit of 10,000 words or 20 pages including tables, figures and the list of references. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the journal "submission guidelines" (see http://authors.elsevier.com/). ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION AND FURTHER INFORMATION --------------------------------------------------- Manuscripts should be sent to: Dr. Constantine D. Spyropoulos or Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis NCSR "DEMOKRITOS", Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications 15310 Aghia Paraskevi Attikis, Athens, Greece e-mail: {costass, vangelis}@iit.demokritos.gr Tel: +3010 6503196-7, Fax: +3010 6532175 +==============================================================+ | Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis Tel.:+30-1-06503197 | | Researcher | | Software and Knowledge Engineering Lab. | | Inst. of Informatics & Telecommunications | | N.C.S.R. "Demokritos" | | 15310 Aghia Paraskevi Fax:+30-1-06532175 | | Greece e-mail: vangelis_(on)_iit.demokritos.gr | +==============================================================+

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