SITIS 2018 – The 14th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet based Systems

SITIS - International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems


International Workshop on Computational Intelligence Techniques for Industrial and Medical Applications
Collocated with: 
26-29 November 2018 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Scope of the Workshop
Computational Intelligence techniques are adopted in many industrial applications, like visual based quality control, image enhancement in consumer electronics, image quality enhancement, video based recognition of identity or behaviors, audio based speech recognition for enhanced human like interaction with machines etc. It also has a strong impact in medical applications, like medical image enhancement, semi-automatic detection of pathologies, pre-filtering and reconstruction of volumes from medical scans etc. Despite this growing diffusion, there are still many possible areas where computational intelligence application is partial or could be extended and improved, due to the actual limitations in terms of computational power or strict requirements in terms of assurance of the results.
This workshop aims to investigate the impact of the adoption of advanced and innovative Computational Intelligence techniques in industrial and medical applications including the ones that takes advantage of recent Big Data Architectures. This edition of the workshop is focused primarily on signal processing for industrial and medical applications with special emphasis to stream processing and Big Data platforms. The workshop will bring together researchers on different disciplines from academia and industry with a common objective: go beyond the frontiers of today industrial applications of Computational Intelligence techniques. 

Topics for the workshop include, but are not limited to:
• Imaging for Industrial applications
• Computational Intelligence approaches in Biomedical Signal Processing
• Computational Intelligence approaches in Consumer Electronics
• Real-time Multimedia Signal Processing
• Intelligent User Interfaces
• Virtual-augmented reality for Healthcare
• Demosaicking and denoising in digital image acquisition pipeline
• Spatial and temporal estimation and protection of media streams
• Learning systems for signal and information processing and evidential reasoning for recognition
• Soft computing approaches for embedded multimedia systems
• Real time signal processing & vision
• Big Data architectures for Computational Intelligence
• Big Data processing for industrial an medical applications

Important dates
Submission deadline: September 22, 2018
Acceptance/Reject notification: October 21, 2018
Camera-ready: October 28, 2018
Author Registration: October 31, 2018

Each submission should be at most 8 pages in total including bibliography and well-marked appendices and must follow the IEEE double columns publication format.
You can download the IEEE conference templates - Latex and MS Word A4 - at the following URL:

Paper submission will only be online via EasyChair.
Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.
All submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression by at least two reviewers. The organizers will examine the reviews and make final paper selections.
All the papers accepted for the workshop will be included in the SITIS conference proceedings, published by IEEE Computer Society. Content will be submitted to the indexing companies (Scopus, DBLP, etc.) as in previous conference editions. The conference proceedings will be available at the conference. 

At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the workshop. Workshop registration fee is determined by SITIS. A single registration for the workshop or the conference allows attending both events.
Program Co-Chairs
M. Anisetti, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy
V. Bellandi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
G. Jeon, Incheon National University, Korea
R. Sassi, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy

Program Committee
Kitsuchart Pasupa, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Xiangdong Chen, Nanjing University of Posts and Communications, China
Xiaomin Yang, Sichuan University, China
Wang Lei, University of Jinan, China
Anand Paul, Kyungpook National University, South Korea
Wei Wu, Sichuan University, China
Chehri Abdellah, University of Ottawa, Canada
Yong Fang, Northwest A&F University, China
Jiaji Wu, Xidian University, China
Fulvio Frati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Luigi Arnone, STMicroelectronics, Italy
Marco Sacco, ITIA-CNR, Italy



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