By Yu-Ying Liu, Mei Chen, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Gadi Wollstein, Joel S. Schuman, James M. Rehg (auth.), Tianzi Jiang, Nassir Navab, Josien P. W. Pluim, Max A. Viergever (eds.)
The13thInternationalConferenceonMedicalImageComputingandComputer- Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2010, was once held in Beijing, China from 20-24 September,2010.ThevenuewastheChinaNationalConventionCenter(CNCC), China’slargestandnewestconferencecenterwith excellentfacilities andaprime position within the middle of the Olympic eco-friendly, adjoining to attribute constr- tions just like the Bird’s Nest (National Stadium) and the Water dice (National Aquatics Center). MICCAI is the key overseas scienti?c occasion within the ?eld of scientific photograph computing and computer-assisted interventions. the once a year convention has a excessive scienti?c average through advantage of the brink for recognition, and as a result MICCAI has equipped up a tune checklist of attracting top scientists, engineersandcliniciansfromawiderangeoftechnicalandbiomedicaldisciplines. This yr, we bought 786 submissions, good according to the former meetings in manhattan and London. 3 software chairs and a software committee of 31 scientists, all with a famous status within the ?eld of the convention, have been chargeable for the choice of the papers. The overview method was once manage such that every paper used to be thought of by way of the 3 application chairs, application committee participants, and not less than 3 exterior reviewers. The overview procedure was once double-blind, so the reviewers didn't recognize the id of the authors of the submission. After a cautious review approach, within which all controversialand grey region papers have been mentioned separately, we arrived at a complete of 251 approved papers for MICCAI 2010, of which forty five have been chosen for podium presentation and 206 for poster presentation. The reputation percent (32%) used to be in response to that of earlier MICCAI meetings. All 251 papers are incorporated within the 3 MICCAI 2010 LNCS volumes.