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Scientific Program

The scientific program of CBMS 2008 will consist of invited keynote talks given by leading scientists in the field, general tracks (GT), special tracks (SPT), and special sessions (SS) that cover a broad array of issues which relate computing to medicine. The program overview and the detailed program are provided below:

Program Overview

Tuesday, 17 June

09:00-10:00 Registration and morning coffee
10:00-10:15 Opening of the symposium
10:20-11:40 SPT-6 Personalisation for e-health SPT-2 Knowledge discovery and knowledge-based techniques and systems in medicine I SS-3 Data integration in biomedicine
11:40-13:10 Lunch break
13:10-13:55 Invited keynote: "Towards Pervasive Health and Wellbeing Services", Prof. Niilo Saranummi
14:00-15:20 GT-2 Biomedical signal processing I SPT-2 Knowledge discovery and knowledge-based techniques and systems in medicine II SPT-7 Health knowledge management I
15:20-15:40 Coffee break
15:40-17:00 GT-2 Biomedical signal processing II SS-2 Machine learning methods for high dimensional data in bio-medicine SPT-7 Health knowledge management II
18:00-19:30 Reception hosted by the city of Jyväskylä

Wednesday, 18 June

09:00-10:20 SPT-1 Computational proteomics: Management and analysis of proteomics data I SPT-9 Computer based decision systems in biomedicine I GT-1 Medical imaging I SPT-2 Knowledge discovery and knowledge- based techniques and systems in medicine III
10:20-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-12:00 SPT-1 Computational proteomics: Management and analysis of proteomics data II SPT-9 Computer based decision systems in biomedicine II GT-1 Medical imaging II
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:15 Invited keynote: "Bridging the Gap: Enabling CBIR in Medical Applications", Dr. Sameer Antani
14:20-15:40 SPT-4 Healthgrid computing - applications to biomedical research and healthcare I SPT-8 Intelligent patient management I GT-5 Software, systems, prototypes, architectures I
15:40-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:20 SPT-4 Healthgrid computing - applications to biomedical research and healthcare II SPT-8 Intelligent patient management II GT-5 Software, systems, prototypes, architectures II
19:00-23:00 Symposium dinner

Thursday, 19 June

09:00-10:20 SS-1 Bioinformatics and its medical applications SPT-3 Ontologies for biomedical systems I SPT-5 Technology enhanced learning in medical education I
10:20-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-11:25 Invited keynote: "Ontology Support for Biomedical Information Resources", Prof. Tharam Dillon
11:25-13:40 Lunch break
12:40-14:00 GT-4 Medical information systems and case studies I SPT-3 Ontologies for biomedical systems II SPT-5 Technology enhanced learning in medical education II
14:00-14:20 Coffee break
14:20-15:40 GT-4 Medical information systems and case studies II GT-3 Network and telemedicine systems SPT-5 Technology enhanced learning in medical education III

Tracks and Sessions

GT-1 Medical Imaging I

Chair: Domenico Tegolo

  1. Automated Detection of Optic Disc Location in Retinal Images
    Carmen Alina Lupaşcu, Domenico Tegolo, and Luigi Di Rosa
  2. Computerized Classification of Breast Tumors with Morphologic and Texture Features of Ultrasonic Images
    Yuanyuan Wang, Jialin Shen, Yi Guo, and Weiqi Wang
  3. Gradient Vector Flow Field and Mass Region Extraction in Digital Mammograms
    Fengmei Zou, Yufeng Zheng, Zhengdong Zhou, and Kwabena Agyepong
  4. A Statistical Approach to Automatic Heart Segmentation and Modelling from Multiple Modalities
    Pavel Krasnopevtsev, Dzmitry Hlindzich, Tudor Poerner, and Aleh Kryvanos

GT-1 Medical Imaging II

Chair: Roberto Gallea

  1. Noise Filtering Using Edge-Driven Adaptive Anisotropic Diffusion
    Roberto Gallea, Edoardo Ardizzone, Roberto Pirrone, and Orazio Gambino
  2. Semi-automatic Segmentation and Volume Determination of Brain Mass-like Lesion
    Soontharee Koompairojn, Antoniya Petkova, Kien Hua, and Pichest Metarugcheep
  3. MRI Reconstruction Using SVD in the Least Square Sense
    Fadi Yaacoub, Antoine Abche, Elie Karam, and Yskandar Hamam
  4. Toward a Robust System to Monitor Head Motions during PET Based on Facial Landmark Detection: A New Approach
    Sergey Anischenko, Vladislav Osinov, Dmitry Shaposhnikov, Lubov Podlachikova, Richard Comley, and Xiaohong Gao

GT-2 Biomedical Signal Processing I

Chair: Koji Ito

  1. Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) System for Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients
    Mitsuru Takahashi, Manabu Gouko, and Koji Ito
  2. Extraction of the Mismatch Negativity on Two Paradigms Using Independent Component Analysis
    Igor Kalyakin, Narciso González, and Heikki Lyytinen
  3. Separation of ERP and Noise Subspaces in EEG Data without Whitening
    Andriy Ivannikov, Tommi Kärkkäinen, Tapani Ristaniemi, and Heikki Lyytinen
  4. Analysis of Doppler Ultrasound Blood Flow Signals of Wrist Radial Artery for Discriminating Healthy People from 3 Kinds of Patients
    Kuanquan Wang, Chao Xu, Dongyu Zhang, and Naimin Li

GT-2 Biomedical Signal Processing II

Chair: Laurent Giovangrandi

  1. Evaluating the Foot Electromyogram Signal as a Noise Reference for a Bathroom Scale Ballistocardiogram Recorder
    Omer Inan, Mozziyar Etemadi, Richard Wiard, Laurent Giovangrandi, and Gregory Kovacs
  2. Local Hölder Regularity-Based Modeling of RR Intervals
    Jacques Lévy Véhel and Olivier Barrière
  3. The Effect of the Shape and Location of the Light Source in Diffuse Reflectance Measurements
    Petri Välisuo and Jarmo Alander
  4. Periodic Motion Detection on Patient with Motion Disorders
    Zdenka Uhríková and Václav Hlaváš

GT-3 Network and Telemedicine Systems

Chair: Peter Gemmar

  1. A Self-Test to Detect a Heart Attack Using a Mobile Phone and Wearable Sensors
    Peter Leijdekkers and Valérie Gay
  2. Advanced Methods for Target Navigation using Microelectrode Recordings in Stereotactic Neurosurgery for Deep Brain Stimulation
    Peter Gemmar, Oliver Gronz, Frank Hertel, and Thorsten Henrichs
  3. A Telemedicine Network Using Secure Techniques and Intelligent User Access Control
    Jader Wallauer, Aldo von Wangenheim, Rafael Andrade, and Douglas de Macedo

GT-4 Medical Information Systems and Case Studies I

Chair: Luca Pazzi

  1. A State-Based Systemic View of Behaviour for Safe Medical Computer Applications
    Luca Pazzi and Marco Pradelli
  2. Verification of Clinical Guidelines by Model Checking
    Beatriz Pérez and Ivan Porres
  3. Easing the Formalization of Clinical Guidelines with a User-tailored, Extensible Agile Model Driven Development (AMDD)
    Patrick Martini, Katharina Kaiser, and Silvia Miksch
  4. Workflow Integration in VL-e Medical
    Tristan Glatard, Kamel Boulebiar, and Silvia Olabarriaga
  5. Integrating Biomedical Publications with Existing Metadata
    Nikolay Nikolov and Peter Stoehr

GT-4 Medical Information Systems and Case Studies II

Chair: Peter Kokol

  1. Behavior-Based Access Control for Distributed Healthcare Environment
    Mohammad Hosein Yarmand, Kamran Sartipi, and Douglas Down
  2. Restoring the Patient Control over Her Medical History
    Nicolas Anciaux, Mehdi Benzine, Luc Bouganim, Kévin Jacquemin, Philippe Pucheral, and Shaoyi Yin
  3. Sentiment in Science-A Case Study of CBMS Contributions in Years 2003 to 2007
    Mateja Verlic, Gregor Stiglic, Simon Kocbek, and Peter Kokol
  4. Fast Mechanical Properties Estimation for Finite Element Model of Bone Tissue
    Sheng Zheng Wang and Jie Yang

GT-5 Software, Systems, Prototypes, Architectures I

Chair: Katharina Kaiser

  1. MapFace-An Editor for MetaMap Transfer (MMTx)
    Katharina Kaiser, Theresia Gschwandtner, and Patrick Martini
  2. Multi-Dimensional Image Data Viewer with Flexible Extension Capability and its Application in Computer-Based Medical Systems
    Yoshitaka Masutani
  3. ACHE: An Architecture for Clinical Hypothesis Examination
    Laura Moss, Derek Sleeman, John Kinsella, and Malcolm Sim
  4. A Service-Oriented Architectural Framework for the Integration of Information Systems in Clinical Research
    Sebastian Wurst, Gregor Lamla, Jörg Schlundt, Randi Karlsen, and Klaus Kuhn
  5. Ultra-Mobile Echo Network in Health Care System
    Yoshifumi Saijo, Takahiro Iwamoto, Kazuto Kobayashi, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Tsunoda, Hidehisa Nakayama, Nei Kato, and Yoshiaki Nemoto

GT-5 Software, Systems, Prototypes, Architectures II

Chair: Matsumoto Tsutomu

  1. Web-based Multi-observer Segmentation Evaluation Tool
    Yaoyao Zhu, Xiaolei Huang, Daniel Lopresti, Rodney Long, Sameer Antani, Zhiyun Xue, and George Thoma
  2. The LENUS Master Patient Index: Combining Hospital Content Management with a Healthcare Service Bus
    Dirk Krechel and Markus Hartbauer
  3. A Design of Information System Improving Dietary Habit Based on Individual Clinical Data and Life Style
    Tsutomu Matsumoto, Yasuyuki Shimada, Thimoty Teo, and Shigeyasu Kawaji
  4. Interface for Accessing Pharmacological Information
    Tor Johan Mikael Karlsson

SPT-1 Computational Proteomics: Management and Analysis of Proteomics Data I

Chair: Mario Cannataro

  1. Analysis and Visualization of Spatial Proteomic Data for Tissue Characterization
    Christian Fuchsberger, Heidi Hübl, Georg Schäfer, Alexandre Pelzer, Georg Bartsch, Helmut Klocker, Nicola Barbarini, Riccardo Bellazzi, Wolfgang Wieder, and Günther Bonn
  2. Network P2P for Exploring and Visualization of Proteomic Data Produced by Two Dimensional Electrophoresis
    Gregorio Mercurio, Silvio Maglio, Antonella Agrusti, Giorgio DeNunzio, Rosella Cataldo, Ivan DeMitri, Marco Favetta, Andrea Massafra, Giovanni Marsella, Daniele Vergara, and Michele Maffia
  3. MSPtool: A Versatile Tool for Mass Spectrometry Data Preprocessing
    Francesco Gullo, Giovanni Ponti, Andrea Tagarelli, Giuseppe Tradigo, and Pierangelo Veltri
  4. An Integrated Clinico-Proteomics Information Management and Analysis Platform
    Manos Kalaitzakis, Vaggelis Kritsotakis, Haridimos Kondylakis, George Potamias, Manolis Tsiknakis, and Dimitris Kafetzopoulos
  5. ProtCV: A Tool for Extracting, Visualizing and Validating Protein Clusters Using Mass Spectra Peak-Lists
    Stavroula Ventoura, Eugenia G. Giannopoulou, and Elias Manolakos

SPT-1 Computational Proteomics: Management and Analysis of Proteomics Data II

Chair: Maria Mirto

  1. myMCL: A Web Portal for Protein Complex Prediction
    Pietro Hiram Guzzi, Mario Cannataro, and Pierangelo Veltri
  2. A Grid-based Bioinformatics Wrapper for Biological Databases
    Maria Mirto, Sandro Fiore, Massimo Cafaro, Marco Passante, and Giovanni Aloisio
  3. Incremental Learning and Decremented Characterization of Gene Expression Data Analysis
    Mario Rosario Guarracino, Salvatore Cuciniello, and Davide Feminiano
  4. Generating GO Slim Using Relational Database Management Systems to Support Proteomics Analysis
    Getiria Onsongo, Hongwei Xie, Timothy. J Griffin, and John Carlis

SPT-2 Knowledge Discovery and Knowledge-based Techniques and Systems in Medicine I

Chair: Mykola Pechenizkiy

  1. CBIR of Spine X-ray Images on Inter-Vertebral Disc Space and Shape Profiles
    Yuchou Chang, Sameer Antani, Dah-Jye Lee, Kent Gledhill, L. Rodney Long, and Paul Christensen
  2. Data Warehousing Technology for Surgical Workflow Analysis
    Thomas Neumuth, Svetlana Mansmann, Marc H. Scholl, and Oliver Burgert
  3. Decision Support for Alzheimer's Patients in Smart Homes
    Shuai Zhang, Sally McClean, Bryan Scotney, Xin Hong, Chris Nugent, and Maurice Mulvenna
  4. Predicting Forensic Admission among the Mentally Ill: A Bayesian Approach
    Erkki JO Soini, Tarja Rissanen, Jari Tiihonen, Markku Eronen, Sheilagh Hodgins, and Olli-Pekka Ryynänen

SPT-2 Knowledge Discovery and Knowledge-based Techniques and Systems in Medicine II

Chair: Mykola Pechenizkiy

  1. Reliability Estimators for Classification by Decomposition Method: Experiments in the Medical Domain
    Paolo Soda and Giulio Iannello
  2. HIDE: An Integrated System for Health Information DE-identification
    James Gardner and Li Xiong
  3. Atherosclerosis Risk Assessment using Rule-based Approach
    Petr Berka and Marie Tomešková
  4. Classification of Task Driven Swaying Paths
    Jyrki Rasku and Martti Juhola
  5. Adaptive K-Local Hyperplane (AKLH) Classifiers on Semantic Spaces to Determine Health Consumer Webpage Metadata
    Guocai Chen, Jim Warren, Tao Yang, and Vojislav Kecman

SPT-2 Knowledge Discovery and Knowledge-based Techniques and Systems in Medicine III

Chair: Mykola Pechenizkiy

  1. How to Improve Medical Image Diagnosis through Association Rules: The IDEA Method
    Marcela Ribeiro, Agma Traina, Caetano Traina, Natalia Rosa, and Paulo Azevedo-Marques
  2. Content-based Retrieval of Medical Images by Continuous Feature Selection
    Pedro H. Bugatti, Marcela Ribeiro, Agma Traina, and Caetano Traina
  3. A Novel Approach to Extract Structured Motifs by Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm
    Mehmet Kaya and Melikali Güç
  4. An Integrated Data Mining System for Patient Monitoring with Applications on Asthma Care
    Vincent S. Tseng, Chao-Hui Lee, and Jessie Chia-Yu Chen
  5. Comparing Posturographic Time Series through Events Detection
    Juan Alfonso Lara, Guillermo Moreno, Aurora Pérez, Juan Pedro Valente, and África López-Illescas

SPT-3 Ontologies for Biomedical Systems I

Chair: Tharam Dillon

  1. Semantic Visualization of Patient Information
    Sonja Zillner, Tamás Hauer, Dmitry Rogulin, Alexey Tsymbal, Martin Huber, and Tony Solomonides
  2. BOGENVI: A Biomedical Ontology for Modelling Gene*Environment Interactions on Intermediate Phenotypes in Nutrigenomics Research
    Antonio Fabregat, Elisabet Barrera, María Arregui, Olga Portolés, Dolores Corella, and Oscar Coltell
  3. Process of Building a Vocabulary for the Infection Domain
    Gayo Diallo, Patty Kostkova, Gawesh Jawaheer, Simon Jupp, and Robert Stevens
  4. Use of Protein Ontology to Enable Data Exchange for Complex Proteomic Experiments
    Amandeep Sidhu, Tharam Dillon and Elizabeth Chang

SPT-3 Ontologies for Biomedical Systems II

Chair: Tharam Dillon

  1. A Semantic Web Technology Based Approach to Identify Hypertensive Patients for Follow-Up/Recall
    Thusitha Mabotuwana and Jim Warren
  2. The ACGT Master Ontology on Cancer-A New Terminology Source for Oncological Practice
    Mathias Brochhausen, Gabriele Weiler, Cristian Cocos, Holger Stenzhorn, Norbert Graf, Martin Dörr, and Manolis Tsiknakis
  3. Thinking PubMed: An Innovative System for Mental Health Domain
    Maja Hadzic, Russel D'Souza, Fedja Hadzic, and Tharam Dillon
  4. Automatic Generation of Integration and Preprocessing Ontologies for Biomedical Sources in a Distributed Scenario
    Alberto Anguita, David Pérez-Rey, José Crespo, and Victor Maojo

SPT-4 Healthgrid Computing-Applications to Biomedical Research and Healthcare I

Chair: Maria Mirto

  1. Review of HealthGrid 2008: "Global HealthGrid: eScience meets Biomedical Informatics"
    Tony Solomonides
  2. Web-based System for Advanced Heart Disease Identification using Grid Computing Technology
    Chang Hee Han, Chan-Hyun Youn, and Wooram Jung
  3. The Practical Experiences with Deployment of Advanced Medical Teleconsultation System over Public IT Infrastructure
    Jacek Cała, Łukasz Czekierda, Michał Nowak, and Krzysztof Zieliński
  4. A GRelC based Data Grid Data Management Environment
    Sandro Fiore, Maria Mirto, Massimo Cafaro, Salvatore Vadacca, Alessandro Negro, and Giovanni Aloisio

SPT-4 Healthgrid Computing-Applications to Biomedical Research and Healthcare II

Chair: Maria Mirto

  1. @neurIST-Towards a System Architecture for Advanced Disease Management through Integration of Heterogeneous Data, Computing, and Complex Processing Services
    Hariharan Rajasekaran, Peer Hasselmeyer, Luigi Lo Iacono, Jochen Fingberg, Paul Summers, Sigfried Benkner, Gerhard Engelbrecht, Antonio Arbona, Alessandro Chiarini, Christoph Friedrich, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Bob Moore, Philippe Bijlenga, Jimison Iavindrasana, Henning Müller, Rod Hose, Robert Dunlop, Alejandro Frangi, and Kai Kumpf
  2. Using the Grid for Enhancing the Performance of a Medical Image Search Engine
    Mikko Juhani Pitkanen, Xin Zhou, Antti Eero Johannes Hyvärinen, and Henning Müller
  3. Virtual Laboratory for Development and Execution of Biomedical Collaborative Applications
    Marian Bubak, Tomasz Gubala, Maciej Malawski, Bartosz Balis, Wlodzimierz Funika, Tomasz Bartynski, Eryk Ciepiela, Daniel Harezlak, Marek Kasztelnik, Joanna Kocot, Dariusz Krol, Piotr Nowakowski, Michal Pelczar, Jakub Wach, Matthias Assel, and Alfredo Tirado-Ramos

SPT-5 Technology Enhanced Learning in Medical Education I

Chair: Panagiotis Bamidis

  1. Knowledge Assesment for Annotation Techniques on Medical eLearning Objects
    Dorian Gorgan and Teodor Stefanut
  2. New Approaches in Teaching Medical Informatics to Medical Students
    Panagiotis Bamidis, Stathis Konstantinidis, Eleni Kaldoudi, Charalampos Bratsas, Maria Nikolaidou, Dimitris Koufogiannis, Nicos Maglaveras, and Costas Pappas
  3. Problem-Based Learning via Web 2.0 Technologies
    Eleni Kaldoudi, Panagiotis Bamidis, Miltiadis Papaioakeim, and Vassilis Vargemezis
  4. Computer-Based Training System for Simulating Wrist Arthroscopy
    Fadi Yaacoub, Yskandar Hamam, and Antoine Abche

SPT-5 Technology Enhanced Learning in Medical Education II

Chair: Eleni Kaldoudi

  1. Developing Competence Assessment Procedure for Spinal Anaesthesia
    Dajie Zhang, Dietrich Albert, Cord Hockemeyer, Dorothy Breen, Zsuszsanna Kulcsár, George Shorten, Annette Aboulafia, and Erik Lövquist
  2. Acquiring Expertise in Medical Radiology through Long-Term Interactions
    Alexandre Direne, Marcos Sunyé, Marcos Castilho, Fabiano Silva, Luis Bona, Laura García, and Donia Scott
  3. A SCORM Compliant e-Learning Platform for Cervical Cancer Prevention
    Stathis Konstantinidis, Anastasia Kitsou, Panagiotis Bamidis, Themistoklis Mikos, Menelaos Zafrakas, Maria Nikolaidou, Costas Pappas, and Theodoros Agorastos
  4. Imagistic Database for Medical e-Learning
    Liana Stanescu, Dan Burdescu, Anca Ion, and Andrei Panus

SPT-5 Technology Enhanced Learning in Medical Education III

Chair: Stathis Konstantinidis

  1. VIMED: Fish-tank Approach to Nurse Practical Training
    Jonathan Barr, Fatma Mili, Laura Pittiglio, and Margaret Harris
  2. Towards Technology-Supported Surgical Training
    Minna Silvennoinen
  3. Evaluation of Professional Practices in Transfusion Medicine: Design and Implementation of a Web-based and Tutored ePortfolio
    Pascal Staccini, Sophie Vessière, Stéphanie Jullien, Christophe Bordonado, Jean-François Quaranta, Patrice Roussel, Jean-Jacques Cabaud, and Philippe Rouger
  4. VITA-An Interactive 3-D Visualization System to Enhance Student Understanding of Mathematical Concepts in Medical Decision-making
    M. Sriram Iyengar, John Svirbely, Mirabela Rusu, and Jack Smith

SPT-6 Personalisation for e-Health

Chair: Cécile Paris

  1. Generation of Personalised Advisory Messages: An Ontology Based Approach
    Elisabetta Erriquez and Floriana Grasso
  2. What Do You Want to Know? Investigating the Information Requirements of Patient Supporters
    Wendy Moncur, Judith Masthoff, and Ehud Reiter
  3. Personalizing Patient Education using Internet Health Resources and EPR Data: Pilot Evaluation of the STEPPS Prototype System
    Persephone Doupi, Mark van Wijk, Jacobus van Wyk, and Johan van der Lei
  4. Home Care Individual Intervention Plans in the K4Care Platform
    David Isern, Miquel Millan, Antonio Moreno, Gianfranco Pedone, and László Zsolt Varga
  5. Information Services to Promote Family Engagement in Healthy Living
    Dipak Bhandari, Nathalie Colineau, Stephen Giugni, Peter Marendy, Cécile Paris, and Ross Wilkinson
  6. Neonatal Intensive Care Information for Parents-An Affective Approach
    Saad Mahamood, Ehud Reiter, and Chris Mellish

SPT-7 Health Knowledge Management I

Chair: Bridget Kane

  1. Implications of Shared Interactive Displays for Work at a Surgery Ward: Coordination, Articulation Work and Context-awareness
    Claus Bossen and Lis Witte Kjær Jensen
  2. Supporting Practices of Positive Redundancy for Seamless Care
    Federico Cabitza and Carla Simone
  3. Support for Informal Information Use and its Formalization in Medical Work
    Charlotte Tang and Sheelagh Carpendale
  4. Public Yet Private: The Status, Durability and Visibility of Handover Sheets
    Rebecca Randell, Peter Woodward, Stephanie Wilson, and Julia Galliers

SPT-7 Health Knowledge Management II

Chair: Saturnino Luz

  1. Supporting Enhanced Collaboration in Distributed Multidisciplinary Care Team Meetings
    Jane Li, Tim Mansfield, and Susan Hansen
  2. Information Quality in Healthcare: Coherence of Data Compared between Organization's Electronic Patient Records
    Merja Miettinen and Maritta Korhonen
  3. Taking Lessons from Teleconference to Improve Same Time, Same Place Interaction
    Bridget Kane and Saturnino Luz
  4. A Design Rationale-based Model as an Add-on to Electronic Medical Records
    Cleo Billa, Claudia Barsottini, and Jacques Wainer

SPT-8 Intelligent Patient Management I

Chair: Sally McLean

  1. Modelling and Performance Measure of a Perinatal Centre in the United Kingdom
    Md Asaduzzaman and Thierry Chaussalet
  2. Optimal Control of Patient Admissions to Satisfy Resource Restrictions
    Lalit Garg, Sally MCclean, Brian Meenan, and Peter Millard
  3. Modeling the Survival of Hip Fracture Patients using a Conditional Phase-type Distribution
    Adele Marshall and Barry Shaw
  4. A Random Effects Sensitivity Analysis for Patient Pathways Model
    Shola Adeyemi and Thierry J. Chaussalet

SPT-8 Intelligent Patient Management II

Chair: Adele Marshall

  1. A Gaussian Mixture Model Approach to Grouping Patients According to their Hospital Length of Stay
    Elia El-Darzi, Revlin Abbi, Christos Vasilakis, and Peter Millard
  2. The Effects of Anti-Hypertensive Drugs Evaluated Using Markov Modelling for Northern Ireland Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
    Andrea Rainey, Karen Cairns, Adele Marshall, Michael Quinn, Gerard Savage, and Damian Fogarty
  3. Gathering Precise Patient Medical History with an Ontology-driven Adaptive Questionnaire
    Matt-Mouley Bouamrane, Alan Rector, and Martin Hurrell

SPT-9 Computer Based Decision Systems in Biomedicine I

Chair: Francesco Tortorella

  1. Thyroid Texture Representation via Noise Resistant Image Features
    Eystratios Keramidas, Dimitris Iakovidis, Dimitris Maroulis, and Nikos Dimitropoulos
  2. A Two-Step Approach for Feature Selection and Classifier Ensemble Construction in Computer-Aided Diagnosis
    Michael Lee, Lilla Boroczky, Kivilcim Sungur-Stasik, Aaron Cann, Alain Borczuk, Steven Kawut, and Charles Powell
  3. A Supervised Pattern Recognition Approach for Human Movement Onset Detection
    Paolo Soda, Stefano Mazzoleni, Giuseppe Cavallo, Eugenio Guglielmelli, and Giulio Iannello
  4. Machine Learning Recognition of Otoneurogical Patients by Means of the Results of Vestibulo-Ocular Signal Analysis
    Martti Juhola, Heikki Aalto, and Timo Hirvonen
  5. Evaluating a Case-Based Classifier for Biomedical Applications
    Suzanne Little, Petra Perner, and Ovidio Salvetti

SPT-9 Computer Based Decision Systems in Biomedicine II

Chair: Paolo Soda

  1. Lung Tissue Classification in HRCT Data Integrating the Clinical Context
    Adrien Depeursinge, Jimison Iavindrasana, Gilles Cohen, Alexandra Platon, Pierre-Alexandre Poletti, and Henning Müller
  2. A Multi-Classifier System for Pulmonary Nodule Classification
    Michela Antonelli, Marco Cococcioni, Beatrice Lazzerini, Francesco Marcelloni, and Dan Stefanescu
  3. Detection of Clusters of Microcalcifications in Mammograms: A Multi Classifier Approach
    Mario Molinara, Francesco Tortorella, Claudio Marrocco, and Ciro D'Elia
  4. Fully Automatic Segmentation of Abdominal Organs from CT Images using Fast Marching Methods
    Paola Campadelli, Elena Casiraghi, and Stella Pratissoli
  5. Towards a Clinical Decision Support System for Pregnancies of Unknown Location
    Ben Van Calster, Sabine Van Huffel, Dirk Timmerman, Emma Kirk, Tom Bourne, and George Condous

SS-1 Bioinformatics and its Medical Applications

Chair: Mykola Pechenizkiy

  1. A New Path Length Measure Based on GO for Gene Similarity with Evaluation Using SGD Pathways
    Hisham Al-Mubaid and Anurag Nagar
  2. Application of Tree Growing up Algorithm to Protein Secondary Structure Estimation
    Seda Arslan Tuncer and Ali Karci
  3. Visual Analytical Methods to Identify Family Clustered Diseases
    Christian Fuchsberger, Lukas Forer, Silvia Miksch, Cristian Pattaro, Andrew Hicks, and Peter Pramstaller
  4. A Precise and Automatic Gridding Approach to Noise-Affected and Distorted Microarray Images
    Eleni Zacharia and Dimitris Maroulis

SS-2 Machine Learning Methods for High-Dimensional Data in Bio-medicine

Chair: Frank-Michael Schleif

  1. Feature Selection by Lorentzian Peak Reconstruction for 1NMR Post-Processing
    Hyung-Won Koh, Sasidhar Maddula, Jörg Lambert, Roland Hergenröder, and Lars Hildebrand
  2. Texture based Classification and Segmentation of Tissues using DT-CWT Feature Extraction Methods
    Dogu Baran Aydogan, Markus Hannula, Tuukka Arola, Prasun Dastidar, and Jari Hyttinen
  3. Sparse Coding Neural Gas for Analysis of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
    Frank-Michael Schleif, Matthias Ongyerth, and Thomas Villmann
  4. Mining Trajectories of Laboratory Data using Multiscale Matching and Clustering
    Shusaku Tsumoto and Shoji Hirano
  5. Effectiveness of Local Feature Selection in Ensemble Learning for Prediction of Antimicrobial Resistance
    Seppo Puuronen, Mykola Pechenizkiy, and Alexey Tsymbal

SS-3 Data Integration in Biomedicine

Chair: Thoralf Töpel

  1. Asynchronous Data Replication: A National Integration Strategy for Databases on Telemedicine Network
    Douglas Macedo, Hilton Perantunes, Rafael Andrade, Aldo von Wangenheim, and Mario Antonio Ribeiro Dantas Dantas
  2. Medical Data Integration and the Semantic Annotation of Medical Protocols
    Dmitry Rogulin, Ernesto Jiménez Ruiz, Richard McClatchey, Rafael Berlanga, Tamás Hauer, Jetendr Shamdasani, Sonja Zillner, Andrew Branson, Victoria Nebot, David Manset, and Joerg Freund
  3. Towards More Integrated Implementation of Healthcare Information Systems: Using the 3LGM2 for Modeling the IHE-Scheduled Workflow Integration Profile
    Rada Hussein and Alfred Winter
  4. A Customizable Framework to Access and Interconnect Clinical Patient Data and Molecular Biology Information
    Thoralf Töpel