<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_attr"><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:11pt;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear Colleagues,</span><br></div><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><span id="m_-8095589351410109gmail-m_2954642899868621391gmail-m_1752972661962308340gmail-docs-internal-guid-fdc91867-9c47-0a2a-9a73-41fdcc31e011"><h1 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:11pt;margin-bottom:11pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:400;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We are delighted to invite you to join us for the </span><a href="https://mlcnws.com/" style="text-decoration-line:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:400;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">MLCN 2019</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:400;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> workshop as a satellite event of the MICCAI 2019 conference, Shenzhen, China. </span></h1><h1 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:5pt"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Call for Papers</span></h1><p style="box-sizing:inherit;margin:0.8em 0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Recent advances in neuroimaging and machine learning provide an exceptional opportunity for investigators and physicians to discover complex relationships between brain, behaviors, and mental and neurological disorders. The MLCN 2019 workshop (</span><a href="https://mlcnws.com/" style="box-sizing:inherit;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(102,54,204);font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:none;word-break:break-word" target="_blank"><span style="box-sizing:inherit;font-weight:400">https://mlcnws.com</span></a><span style="box-sizing:inherit">), as a satellite event of MICCAI 2019 (</span><a href="https://www.miccai2019.org/" style="box-sizing:inherit;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(102,54,204);font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:none;word-break:break-word" target="_blank"><span style="box-sizing:inherit;font-weight:400">https://www.miccai2019.org</span></a><span style="box-sizing:inherit">), aims to bring together researchers in both theory and application from various fields in domains such as </span><i style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">e.g.</span></i><span style="box-sizing:inherit"> machine learning, neuroimaging, predictive clinical neuroscience, </span><i style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">etc.</span></i><span style="box-sizing:inherit"> Topics of interests include, but are not limited to:</span></p><ul style="box-sizing:inherit;margin:0px 0px 0.8em 1.6em;padding:0px;list-style-position:initial;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif"><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Transfer learning in clinical neuroimaging</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Model stability in transfer learning</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Data prerequisites for successful transfer learning</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Domain adaptation in neuroimaging</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Data harmonization across sites</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Data pooling – practical issues</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Cross-domain learning in neuroimaging</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Interpretability for transfer learning</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Unsupervised methods for domain adaptation</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Multi-site data analysis, from preprocessing to modeling</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Big data in clinical neuroimaging</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Scalable machine learning methods</span></li><li style="box-sizing:inherit"><span style="box-sizing:inherit">Benefits, problems, and solutions of working with very large datasets</span></li></ul><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:18pt;margin-bottom:4pt"><span style="font-size:17pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">SUBMISSION PROCESS:</span></h2><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:9pt;margin-bottom:27pt;text-align:justify"><span style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start">The workshop seeks high quality, original, and unpublished work on algorithms, theory, and applications of machine learning in clinical neuroimaging related to big data, transfer learning, and data harmonization. Papers should be submitted electronically in </span><span style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start">Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LCNS)</span><span style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start"> style (</span><a href="https://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines" style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(102,54,204);font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:none;word-break:break-word;font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start" target="_blank"><span style="box-sizing:inherit;font-weight:400">https://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines</span></a><span style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start">) with up to 8-pages and using the CMT system at </span><a href="https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/MLCN2019" style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(102,54,204);font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:none;word-break:break-word;font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start" target="_blank"><span style="box-sizing:inherit;font-weight:400">https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/MLCN2019</span></a><span style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Karla,sans-serif;text-align:start">. The MLCN workshop uses a double-blind review process in the evaluation phase, thus authors must ensure anonymous submissions. Accepted papers will be published in a joint proceeding with the MICCAI 2019 conference.</span>  <br></p><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:18pt;margin-bottom:4pt"><span style="font-size:17pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">IMPORTANT DATES:</span></h2><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:18pt;list-style-type:disc;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-family:Karla,sans-serif;white-space:normal;background-color:transparent;box-sizing:inherit">Paper submission deadline: <span style="box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(255,0,0)">July 1, 2019 </span></span><span style="font-family:Karla,sans-serif;white-space:normal;background-color:transparent;box-sizing:inherit;color:rgb(255,0,0)">(23:59 PST)</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:18pt;list-style-type:disc;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-family:Karla,sans-serif;white-space:normal;background-color:transparent">Notification of Acceptance: August 5, 2019</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:18pt;list-style-type:disc;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-family:Karla,sans-serif;white-space:normal;background-color:transparent">Camera-ready Submission: August 12, 2019</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:18pt;list-style-type:disc;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-family:Karla,sans-serif;white-space:normal">Workshop Date: October 13, 2019</span></p></li></ul><div><font color="#333333" face="Karla, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div><font color="#333333" face="Karla, sans-serif"><br></font></div><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Best regards,</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">MLCN 2019 <a href="https://mlcnws.com/organiz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