On behalf of the program committee of the international workshop on Medical Image Analysis and Description for diagnosis systems (MIAD’11), I have an enormous pleasure to welcome you in Rome (Italy) for this manifestation. I would like to thank all those who made many valuable contributions for success of this second workshop. The 2nd International Workshop on Medical Image Analysis and Description for Diagnosis Systems (MIAD 2011) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners working in medical and biomedical images processing domain. The workshop will also offer the opportunity to fill the gap between academic researchers, practitioners and industrial parts. This volume has taken shape as a result of the contributions from a number of researchers. I am grateful to all authors who have submitted their papers to enrich the workshop proceedings, these contributions will enable fruitful discussions and large dissemination of scientific knowledge. I wish to thank all
members of the organizing committee whose contribution is crucial for the success of the workshop. I hope that everybody will have a good time in Rome, and we invite all participants for the next year edition of the MIAD 2012.
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