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[Bionews] CfP : BIOKDD'12 - DEXA'12

Mourad Elloumi via bionews%40net.bio.net (by mourad.elloumi from gmail.com)
Wed Jan 18 10:21:37 EST 2012


*3rd International Workshop on*

*Biological **Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining** **(BIOKDD'12)*

Held in parallel with

*23rd International Conference on Database and *

*Expert Systems Applications **(**DEXA’12**)*


Vienna, Austria *September 3 - 7, 2012*

With the development of Molecular Biology during the last decades, we are
witnessing an exponential growth of both the volume and the complexity of
biological data. For example, the* Human Genome Project* provided the
sequence of the 3 billion DNA bases that constitute the human genome. And,
consequently, we are provided too with the sequences of about 100,000
proteins. Therefore, we are entering the post-genomic era: after having
focused so many efforts on the accumulation of data, we have now to focus
as much effort, and even more, on the analysis of these data. Analyzing
this huge volume of data is a challenging task because, not only, of its
complexity and its multiple and numerous correlated factors, but also,
because of the continuous evolution of our understanding of the biological
mechanisms. Classical approaches of biological data analysis are no longer
efficient and produce only a very limited amount of information, compared
to the numerous and complex biological mechanisms under study. From here
comes the necessity to use computer tools and develop new *in silico* high
performance approaches to support us in the analysis of biological data
and, hence, to help us in our understanding of the correlations that exist
between, on one hand, structures and functional patterns of biological
sequences and, on the other hand, genetic and biochemical mechanisms.
Discovery and Data Mining* (KDD) are a response to these new trends.

Topics of BIOKDD'12 workshop include, but not limited to:

*Data Preprocessing: *Biological Data* *Storage*, *Representation and
(data warehouses, databases, sequences, trees, graphs, biological networks
and pathways, …), Biological Data *Cleaning* (errors removal, redundant
data removal, completion of missing data, …), *Feature* Extraction
(motifs, subgraphs,
…), *Feature* Selection (filter approaches, wrapper approaches, hybrid
approaches, embedded approaches, …)

*Data Mining: *Biological Data Regression (regression of biological
sequences…), Biological data clustering/biclustering (microarray
databiclustering, clustering/biclustering
of biological sequences, …), Biological Data Classification (classification
of biological sequences…), Association Rules Learning from Biological
Data, Text
mining and Application to Biological Sequences, Web mining and Application
to Biological Data, Parallel, Cloud and Grid Computing for Biological Data

*Data Postprocessing:* Biological Nuggets of Knowledge Filtering,
Biological Nuggets of Knowledge Representation and Visualization,
Biological Nuggets of Knowledge Evaluation* *(calculation of the
classification error rate, evaluation of the association rules
*via*numerical indicators, e.g.
*measurements of interest*, … ), Biological Nuggets of Knowledge


Authors are invited to submit electronically original contributions in
English. Submitted papers should not exceed 5 pages in IEEE format <
>. All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of DEXA’12
Workshops with IEEE CSP*. *One of the authors of an accepted paper must
register to DEXA’12 conference and present the paper at BIOKDD’12 workshop.
For paper registration and electronic submission see <*
http://confdriver.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/dexa2012/*>, starting from January 2012.

* *

*IMPORTANT DATES: * Submission of abstracts: March 23, 2012

Submission of full papers: March 30, 2012

Notification of acceptance: May 18, 2012

Camera-ready copies due: May 25, 2012


Mourad Elloumi, LaTIC, University of Tunis, Tunisia (PC Chair)

Costas S. Iliopoulos, King’s College London, UK

Jason T. L. Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Albert Y. Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Mohammed S. Rahman, King’s College London, UK

Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Alfredo Pulvirenti , University of Catania, Italy

José Luis Oliveira, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Carlo Cattani, University of Salerno, Italy

Shoba Ranganathan, University, Sydney, Australia

Radha Krishna Murthy Karuturi, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore

Solon P. Pissis, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies,
Heidelberg, Germany

Adelaide Freitas, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Fawzi Mhamdi, LaTIC, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Wassim Ayadi, LaTIC, University of Tunis, Tunisia


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