First International Conference

Knowledge Engineering in BioMedical Informatics and Digital Health

July 07 - 09, 2014, Varna (Bulgaria)

Hotel "Sirius" in the resort St. Constantine & Helena.


Aims and Scope

KEBIDH 2014 will bring researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to present their latest ideas and research and in all areas of neuroinformatics, bioinformatics, medical informatics, bioengineering, machine learning and artificial intelligence in all areas of digital health and life sciences.

KEBIDH 2014 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between knowledge engineers, biologists, physicians and computer scientists. Papers related to methodologies, techniques and applications in bioinformatics, medical informatics, telemedicine, and Health care are especially solicited.

Topics of interest

Topics of interest inlude but are not limited to:
- Health Care Information Systems;
- Clinical Information Systems;
- Medical Image Processing and Techniques;
- Medical Intelligent Systems for different medical tasks;
- Medical Expert Systems;
- Applications in Medical and Health Sciences;
- Bioinformatics and Biostatistics;
- Telemedicine Software, Portals, Devices and Telehealth;
- Web-based and Remote Medicine;
- Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Medicine;
- Machine Learning-based Medical Systems;
- Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Health Sciences;
- Medical Databanks, Databases, and Knowledge Bases;
- Neurocomputing in Medicine;
- Ontology and Medical Information Science;
- Bioethics and Health informatics.


Steering committee

Christina Siontorou, University of Piraeus,Greece
Florin Gorunescu, Univ. Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania
Francesco Sicurello, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Halina Kwasnicka, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Isabelle Ellis, Department of Health and Human Services, University of Tasmania, Australia
Klaus Kayser, University of Berlin, Germany
Nataliya Pankratova, National Technical Univ. of Ukraine, Ukraine
Nikitchenko Mykola, Taras Shevchenko National Univ. of Kyiv,Ukraine
Peter Millard, Emeritus Professor of Geriatrics, St. George’s University of London, UK
Roumen Kountchev, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Sarma Cakula, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Valmiera, Latvia
Tatiana A. Gavrilova, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar, Wroclaw Uni. of Technology, Poland
Yukako Yagi, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Program committee

Amr Badr, Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Andreea Ionica, University of Petrosani, Romania
Arzu Baloglu, Faculty of Engineering, Computer Engineering, Marmara University, Turkey
Elena Nechita, Vasile Alecsandri University, Bacau, Romania
Hassan Ghazal, Moroccan Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, Morocco
Hisham S, Katoua, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Kateryna Solovyova, The Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Ukraine
Ketevan Gochitashvili, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Kidiyo Kpalma, National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rennes, Rennes Cedex, France
Tatjana Zrimec, Univ of Primorska, Slovenia
Klimis Ntalianis, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Krasimira Stoilova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Liliana M. Moga, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Galati, Romania
M. Madheswaran, Muthayammal Engineering College, India
Mariam Manjgaladze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Marina Gorunescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Mohamed Roushdy, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Monica Leba, University of Petrosani, Romania
Nouhad Rizk, University of Houston, USA
Roumiana Kountcheva, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Sharon Condon, Rural Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Australia
Todor Stoilov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Valérie Monfort, SOIE Tunis, Univ. Paris1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Tunisia


The official language of the conference is English.

Papers and Fees

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