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AISB event Bulletin Item

Final Call for Papers: Medical Image Understanding and Analysis 2008

Medical Image Understanding and Analysis 2008



MIUA 2008 will take place in Dundee on 2nd and 3rd July 2008. This is the principal UK forum for communicating research progress in image analysis applied to medicine and the biological sciences. It aims to encourage the growth and raise the profile of this multi-disciplinary field by bringing together the various communities involved. Contributions from outside the UK are welcome and encouraged. The scope of the meeting extends from analysis of medical and biological images to imaging physics and clinical studies.

Technical papers (5 pages) are solicited on any topic within the scope of the conference. Each paper will be evaluated by three reviewers.

Challenge abstracts (1 page) are also solicited. These should outline a challenge to the image analysis community from a clinical or end-user perspective.

MIUA is single-track with oral and poster presentations. All accepted contributions will be published and the full proceedings will be available at the conference. Selected papers are also likely to be published in a journal special issue. CPD accreditation is being sought from relevant organisations. MIUA 2008 will include tutorial and keynote presentations by three invited speakers:

Michael Unser, EPFL:

A Guided Tour of Splines for Medical Imaging

Jayaram K. Udupa, University of Pennsylvania:

Comparing and Evaluating Image Segmentation Methods

Nikos Paragios, cole Centrale de Paris:

Deformable Registration: Setting the State of the Art

Dundee sits on the Tay Estuary on the east of Scotland. London is 75 minutes by flight and international connections are available from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Dundee is on East Coast and Cross Country train lines.

Further details at Please register with the website to ensure that you are kept up to date.

Deadline for submissions: 14 March 2008

Notification of acceptance: 6 May 2008

Deadline for camera-ready: 20 May 2008

Steering Committee:

E Claridge, University of Birmingham

W Crum, Institute of Psychiatry, London

J Graham, University of Manchester

S McKenna, University of Dundee

M Mirmehdi, University of Bristol

D Rueckert, Imperial College London

N Thacker, University of Manchester

R Zwiggelaar, University of Wales Aberystwyth

If you have any questions regarding this conference, please email the conference chairs, Stephen McKenna ( and Jesse Hoey (