Authors are invited to submit original contributions of technical rigor and practical relevance DILS 2014 invites three types of papers:

  • Full research papers (up to 15 pages)
  • Short research papers (8 pages)
  • Industry/application/experience papers (8 pages).

Papers are to be prepared using LNCS templates and submitted using the EasyChair site:

The proceedings of DILS will be published by Springer in the LNCS/LNAI/LNBI (Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).

The authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their DILS paper for publication in a supplement of the Journal of Biomedical Semantics. The extended versions will then go through another fast reviewing process and, if accepted for publication, there will be a publication fee.


Instructions for authors

The camera-ready versions of the papers should be formatted according to the LNCS guidelines.

The authors of accepted papers should also fill in the copyright form and send it to the PC program chairs.


Recent News and Updates

  • July 29, 2014: The presentation slides of the long/short papers are being published here.
  • July 28, 2014: Some photos taken during the conference are available in the facebook group.
  • July 24, 2014: The slides of the keynotes are available here.