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Special Issues

Excellent papers selected from this conference, after further extensions, will be recommended for submission and publication in the following special issues of prestige journal:

Journal Name: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (SCI; IF=1.955)
Special Session on Machine Learning Technologies for Healthcare and Medical Services
Session Chairs: Ke Yan, Minchao Ye, Huijuan Lu and Qun Jin
Topics
This special session solicits unpublished original papers on all aspects in machine learning technologies for healthcare and medical services. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to
- Artificial intelligence (AI) enhanced medical diagnosis
- Biomechanics, modeling and computing
- Deep learning based computer vision topics on medical images.
- Big data research and project experience in bio-medical and healthcare services
- Big data based expert system development and tools for medical and healthcare services
- Distributed systems in medical and healthcare services
- Machine learning theories and applications for medical and healthcare services
- Deep learning technologies and applications for healthcare services
- Machine learning solutions on medical diagnosis
- Human biology techniques and solution for medical and healthcare services
- Medical Image processing
Submission
For detail on submission, please refer to http://www.itme.org.cn/submission.asp
Publication
Authors of all accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended manuscript to Special Issue on Machine Learning for AI-Enhanced Healthcare and Medical Services: New Development and Promising Solution, published by IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
Submission due: June 30, 2018

Journal Name: International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (EI; JA)
Special Session on Disruptive Technologies for Constructing Unbounded Learning Environments
Session Chairs: Jian Chen, Yishui Zhu, Wei Liang, Fuhua Oscar Lin
Topics
This special session solicits unpublished original papers on all aspects in disruptive technologies for constructing unbounded learning environments. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to
- Quantification of learning objects for micro-learning
- Quantitative learning for micro-learning
- Micro-learning models based on unbounded learning environments
- Macro learning mechanism for reconstructing micro-learning contents
- New learning theorization based on disruptive technologies
- New education models based on interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary or transdisciplinary theorization
- Life logs analytics for personalized learning
- Big data and data mining for social learning
- Data-driven individualized learning support
- AI-enhanced education support systems and services
- Multi-agent approach to intelligent learning support
- Blockchain applications in innovative education and learning
- Context-aware learning environments
- IoT and wearable devices enhanced learning support
- Learning analytics for cross-MOOCs open environments
- MOOCs and learning analytics
- Pedagogy for flipped classroom
- Pervasive HCI for social learning
- Technology-enhanced learning for talent development
- Blended learning with cyber-physical social technology
- Social learning in ubiquitous/pervasive computing environments
- Social learning: leadership & collaboration
- Implementing social learning in organizations
- User modeling for individualized social learning
- Augmented reality / virtual reality for social learning
Submission
For detail on submission, please refer to http://www.itme.org.cn/submission.asp
Publication
Authors of all accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended manuscript to Special Issue on Disruptive Technologies for Constructing Unbounded Learning Environments, published by International Journal of Distance Education Technologies.
Submission due: June 30, 2018

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