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Computational Biomechanics for Medicine XIII; MICCAI 2018 Workshop: Call for Papers

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  • Computational Biomechanics for Medicine XIII; MICCAI 2018 Workshop: Call for Papers

    Paper Submission Deadline: June 18, 2018 (deadline extension)
    Computational Biomechanics for Medicine XIII

    A MICCAI 2018 Workshop, Granada, Spain, 2018 September 16


    Mathematical modelling and computer simulation have had a profound impact on science and proved tremendously successful in engineering. One of the greatest challenges for mechanists is to extend the success of computational mechanics beyond traditional engineering, in particular to medicine and biomedical sciences. The Computational Biomechanics for Medicine workshops provide an opportunity for researchers to present and exchange ideas on applying their techniques to computer-integrated medicine, which includes MICCAI topics of Medical Image Computing, Computer-Aided Modeling and Evaluation of Surgical Procedures, and Imaging, Analysis Methods for Image Guided Therapies, Computational Physiology, and Medical Robotics. For example, continuum mechanics models provide a rational basis for analysing medical images by constraining the solution to biologically plausible motions and processes. Biomechanical modelling can also provide clinically important information about the physical status of the underlying biology, integrating information across molecular, tissue, organ, and organism scales.

    The main goal of this workshop is to showcase the clinical and scientific utility of computational biomechanics in computer-integrated medicine.

    Invited Speakers
    Prof. Renato Natal Jorge
    Professor of Structural Mechanics and Biomechanics, University of Porto

    Martyn Nash, The University of Auckland,
    Poul M.F. Nielsen, The University of Auckland,
    Adam Wittek, The University of Western Australia,
    Karol Miller, The University of Western Australia,
    Barry Doyle, The University of Western Australia,
    Grand Joldes, The University of Western Australia,

    Paper Submission Instructions:

    Submissions should include CBM XIII in the subject line and the author's first name and family name in the filename. Papers should be emailed (in .pdf format) to Prof. Martyn Nash: by 2018 June 18. Full workshop papers will be carefully refereed. Participants will receive electronic versions of the papers on the day of the workshop. Proceedings will be published by Springer.

    Manuscript preparation:

    Please follow the template (MS Word) provided and other format specifications given in the Instruction for Authors: the information is at


    1) In the template: Chapter title is your paper title.
    2) Reference style: Use the style for Medicine, Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics as specified in the Instructions to Authors.
    3) The figures and tables should be embedded within the text.
    4) Do not anonymise your manuscript.
    5) The length of papers including figures and references should be between eight (8) and twelve (12) pages.

    Previous CBM Workshops:
    Last edited by Adam Wittek; June 5, 2018, 06:58 AM.