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[Computational-biology] BIOKDD'09 / DEXA'09 CfP

Mourad Elloumi via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by mourad12345678 from yahoo.com)
Fri Jan 23 20:23:10 EST 2009

                          CALL FOR PAPERS

       Higher School of Sciences and Technologies of Tunis (Tunisia)
              Faculty of Applied Sciences, Bucharest (Romania)


       Biological Knowledge Discovery from Databases (BIOKDD'09)
                     held in parallel with

             20th International Conference on Database and 
                Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'09)

                  University of Linz, Austria
                 August 31 - September 4, 2009

With the development of Biology during the last decades, we are witnessing an exponential growth of both the volume and the complexity of biological databases. 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 much efforts on the accumulation of biological data in databases, we have now to focus as much efforts, and even more, on the analysis of these data. Analyzing this huge volume of biological data stored in databases is a challenging task because, not only, of its complexity and its multiple numerous correlated factors, but also, because of the continuous evolution of our understanding of the biological structural and evolutionary mechanisms. Knowledge Discovery from Databases (KDD) is a response to these new trends.

You are invited to submit a draft paper in PDF format before February 28, 2009 via DEXA'09 ConfDriver. Papers should not exceed 5 pages in IEEE format www.ieee.org/ web/publications /authors/ transjnl/ index.html All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of DEXA’09 Workshops with IEEE CSP. One of the authors of an accepted paper must register to DEXA’09 conference and present the paper at BIOKDD’09 workshop.

Program Committee:
Mourad Elloumi, University of Tunis, Tunisia, (PC Chair)
Cristian Toma, Politehnica University, Bucharest, Romania (PC Co-Chair)
Jin-Kao Hao, University of Angers, France
Beatrice Duval, University of Angers, France
Abdelouahid Lyhyaoui. Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tanger, Morocco
El-Ghazali Talbi, University of Sciences and Techniques of Lille, France
Xiangchao Gan, University of Oxford, UK
Kathleen Steinhöfel, King's College London, UK
Dragan Bosnacki, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Important Dates: Submission of Full Papers: February 28, 2009
Notification of Acceptance: May 10, 2009
Camera-ready Copies: May 31, 2009


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