Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Special Issue on Medical Informatics

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Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Special Issue on
Medical Informatics

Call for Papers

Due to the enormous growth in the use of information technology in all aspects of healthcare provision; medical informatics has recently emerged as a major field of research with a wide range of applications. The purpose of this special issue is to demonstrate the potential of several intelligent approaches exploited in informatics technology within medical practices.

The focus of this special issue is on the proposal of techniques in medical informatics on which they build. This special issue will become an international forum for researchers to summarize the most recent developments in the field, with a special emphasis given to the improvements and results obtained in recent years. Topics include, but are not limited to:

• Telemedicine Applications
• Medical Signal and Image Processing
• Artificial Intelligence and its Applications in Medicine
• Medical Security and Privacy
• Healthcare Decision Making

Submissions to this special issue should be authors' original work related to topics of medical informatics. Authors should carefully read over the journal's author guidelines located at Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at within the following timetable:

Manuscript Due January 7, 2012
First Round of Reviews April 1, 2013
Publication Date June 24, 2013

Lead Guest Editor
Yung-Kuan Chan, Department of Management Information Systems, National Chung Hsing University; Address: No. 250, Kuokuang Rd., Taichung, 402 Taiwan, (R.O.C.); E-mail:

Guest Editors
Weide Chang, Department of Computer Engineering, California State University; Address: No. 6000, J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6021, USA; E-mail:
Yung-Fu Chen, Department of Healthcare Administration, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Material Science, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology; Address: No. 666, Buzih Road, Beitun District, Taichung 40601, Taiwan (R.O.C.); E-mail:
Xiaoyi Jiang, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Münster; Address: Einsteinstrasse 62, 48149, Münster, Germany; E-mail:
Zhi-Hui Wang, Software School, Dalian University of Technology; Address: No. 2 Liaoning Road, Ganjingzi, Dalian, Liaoning 116024, China; E-mail: