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The purpose of BIOSTEC is to bring together researchers and practitioners, including engineers, biologists, health professionals and informatics/computer scientists, interested in both theoretical advances and applications of information systems, artificial intelligence, signal processing, electronics and other engineering tools in knowledge areas related to biology and medicine.
BIOSTEC is composed of four co-located conferences, each specialized in at least one of the aforementioned main knowledge areas.
International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices
Program Chair
Joaquim Gabriel, FEUP, Portugal
International Conference on Bioinformatics Models, Methods and Algorithms
Program Chair
Jan Schier, Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the ASCR, Czech Republic
International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing
Program Chair
Sabine Van Huffel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
International Conference on Health Informatics
Program Chair
Emmanuel Conchon, University of Toulouse, IRIT/ISIS, France
Conference Co-chairs
Carlos Correia, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Ana Fred, Technical University of Lisbon / IT, Portugal
Hugo Gamboa, CEFITEC / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Keynote Speakers
José C. Príncipe, University of Florida, U.S.A.
Richard Bayford, Middlesex University, U.K.
Jan Cabri, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway
Mamede de Carvalho, Institute of Molecular Medicine - University of Lisbon, Portugal
Franco Docchio, Università degli studi di Brescia, Italy
Miguel Castelo Branco, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - AAL
Veterinary Biosignals and Biodevices - VBB
Computing Paradigms for Mental Health - MindCare
Special Sessions
Multivariable Processing for Biometric Systems - MPBS
Training in Bioinformatics - SSTB
Biofeedback Systems for Stress Reduction - BSSS
BIOSTEC Special Session
Medical Image Analysis and Description for Diagnosis Systems - MIAD
All papers accepted in Special Sessions will be included in the conference proceedings and indexed.
BIOSTEC 2011 received 538 submissions, of which 9% were accepted as full papers. Additionally, 29% were presented as short papers and 22% as posters.

All papers presented at the conference venue were included in the SciTePress Digital Library.
Technical Co-sponsorship:

A short list of presented papers will be selected
so that revised and extended versions of
these papers will be published by
Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book

The Wireless Biosignals Award
will be bestowed by PLUX at the
In Cooperation with:

Proceedings will be submitted for indexation by: