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Deep-Learning and High Performance Computing to Boost Biomedical Applications

May 23, 2022

in conjunction with the 21st International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing,
May 23-27 2022, Lecce (Italy)

Healthcare is one of the key sectors of the global economy, especially in Europe. Any improvement in healthcare systems has a high impact on the welfare of the society. The use of technologies in health is clearly a strong path to more efficient healthcare, benefiting both individual people and the publicbudgets. European public health systems are generating large datasets of biomedical data in general, and images in particular, as most medical examinations use image-based processes. These datasets are in continuous growth and constitute a large unexploited knowledge database since most of its value comes from the interpretations of the experts. Nowadays, this process is generally performed manually and global knowledge sharing is complex.
In the context of automating and accelerating the analysis of the health data and processes, health scientific discovery and innovation are expected to quickly move forward under the so-called “fourth paradigm of science”, which relies on unifying the traditionally separated and heterogeneous high-performance computing and big data analytics environments. Under this paradigm, the DeepHealth project was started to provide HPC computing power at the service of biomedical applications, and to apply Deep Learning (DL) techniques on large and complex biomedical datasets supporting new and more efficient ways for diagnosing, monitoring and treating diseases.
The DeepHealth project provided a unified framework aimed at exploiting heterogeneous HPC andBig Data architectures, assembled with state-of-the-art techniques in Deep Learning and Computer Vision. In particular, two new libraries, the European Distributed Deep Learning Library (EDDL) and the European Computer Vision Library (ECVL) have been developed together with the DeepHealth framework (https://github.com/deephealthproject) for manipulating and processing the images in a more efficient way and thus, for increasing the productivity of professionals working on biomedical images.

Submit your articles reporting activities related or employing the DeepHealth technologies by March 15th, 2022. Indicative subjects include (but are not limited to):
– Algorithmic improvements to machine learning or computer vision, contributed to the DeepHealth libraries, in CPU, GPU and/or FPGA.
– Novel approaches or features/descriptors realized and included into the DeepHealth libraries.
– Applications of the DeepHealth toolkit, to real use cases in the biomedical domain.
– Reports on medical adoption of the DeepHealth framework, also with the use of the frontend/backend system.
– Success stories and datasets contributions with guides to reproduce the experiments, along with the corresponding open source repositories.

Important Dates:
Paper Submission Deadline: March 15, 2022
Paper Submission Extended Deadline: March 20, 2022
Revision Deadline: March 30, 2022
Notification of acceptance: April 07, 2022
Camera ready: April 21, 2022
Workshop date: May 23, 2022


May 23, 2022
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