Volume 16 Supplement 2

Selected articles from the IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2015: medical informatics and decision making


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that they have no competing interests.

Washington, DC, USA

9-12 November 2015

Other articles from the conference have been published as a supplements to BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics, BMC Medical Genomics and BMC Systems Biology.

Edited by Xiaohua Hu.

  1. Research

    Improving the recognition of grips and movements of the hand using myoelectric signals

    People want to live independently, but too often disabilities or advanced age robs them of the ability to do the necessary activities of daily living (ADLs). Finding relationships between electromyograms measu...

    Gene Shuman, Zoran Durić, Daniel Barbará, Jessica Lin and Lynn H. Gerber

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):78

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  2. Research

    Learning temporal weights of clinical events using variable importance

    Longitudinal data sources, such as electronic health records (EHRs), are very valuable for monitoring adverse drug events (ADEs). However, ADEs are heavily under-reported in EHRs. Using machine learning algori...

    Jing Zhao and Aron Henriksson

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):71

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  3. Research

    A seeding-searching-ensemble method for gland segmentation in H&E-stained images

    Glands are vital structures found throughout the human body and their structure and function are affected by many diseases. The ability to segment and detect glands among other types of tissues is important fo...

    Yizhe Zhang, Lin Yang, John D. MacKenzie, Rageshree Ramachandran and Danny Z. Chen

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):80

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  4. Research

    Automatic weighing attribute to retrieve similar lung cancer nodules

    Cancer is a disease characterized as an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that invades neighboring tissues and destroys them. Lung cancer is the primary cause of cancer-related deaths in the world, and it ...

    David Jones Ferreira de Lucena, José Raniery Ferreira Junior, Aydano Pamponet Machado and Marcelo Costa Oliveira

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):79

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  5. Research

    Workflow-driven clinical decision support for personalized oncology

    The adoption in oncology of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) may help clinical users to efficiently deal with the high complexity of the domain, lead to improved patient outcomes, and reduce the current knowled...

    Anca Bucur, Jasper van Leeuwen, Nikolaos Christodoulou, Kamana Sigdel, Katerina Argyri, Lefteris Koumakis, Norbert Graf and Georgios Stamatakos

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):87

    Published on: 21 July 2016