Volume 9 Supplement 1

2008 International Workshop on Biomedical and Health Informatics

Research

Edited by Illhoi Yoo and Min Song

2008 International Workshop on Biomedical and Health Informatics in conjunction with 2008 IEEE Conference of Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM). Go to conference site.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

3 November 2008

  1. Research

    AdaBoost-based multiple SVM-RFE for classification of mammograms in DDSM

    Digital mammography is one of the most promising options to diagnose breast cancer which is the most common cancer in women. However, its effectiveness is enfeebled due to the difficulty in distinguishing actu...

    Sejong Yoon and Saejoon Kim

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 3 November 2009

  2. Research

    A hierarchical method based on active shape models and directed Hough transform for segmentation of noisy biomedical images; application in segmentation of pelvic X-ray images

    Traumatic pelvic injuries are often associated with severe, life-threatening hemorrhage, and immediate medical treatment is therefore vital. However, patient prognosis depends heavily on the type, location and...

    Rebecca Smith, Kayvan Najarian and Kevin Ward

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9(Suppl 1):S2

    Published on: 3 November 2009

  3. Research

    Automated ventricular systems segmentation in brain CT images by combining low-level segmentation and high-level template matching

    Accurate analysis of CT brain scans is vital for diagnosis and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Automatic processing of these CT brain scans could speed up the decision making process, lower the co...

    Wenan Chen, Rebecca Smith, Soo-Yeon Ji, Kevin R Ward and Kayvan Najarian

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 3 November 2009

  4. Research

    BioDEAL: community generation of biological annotations

    Publication databases in biomedicine (e.g., PubMed, MEDLINE) are growing rapidly in size every year, as are public databases of experimental biological data and annotations derived from the data. Publications ...

    Paul Breimyer, Nathan Green, Vinay Kumar and Nagiza F Samatova

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 3 November 2009

  5. Research

    Unified wavelet and gaussian filtering for segmentation of CT images; application in segmentation of bone in pelvic CT images

    The analysis of pelvic CT scans is a crucial step for detecting and assessing the severity of Traumatic Pelvic Injuries. Automating the processing of pelvic CT scans could impact decision accuracy, decrease th...

    Simina Vasilache, Kevin Ward, Charles Cockrell, Jonathan Ha and Kayvan Najarian

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 3 November 2009