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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, USA9-12 November 2015

Conference website

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. 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...

    Authors: Gene Shuman, Zoran Durić, Daniel Barbará, Jessica Lin and Lynn H. Gerber
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):78
  2. Learning deep representations of clinical events based on their distributions in electronic health records has been shown to allow for subsequent training of higher-performing predictive models compared to the...

    Authors: Aron Henriksson, Jing Zhao, Hercules Dalianis and Henrik Boström
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):69
  3. 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...

    Authors: Yizhe Zhang, Lin Yang, John D. MacKenzie, Rageshree Ramachandran and Danny Z. Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):80
  4. 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 ...

    Authors: David Jones Ferreira de Lucena, José Raniery Ferreira Junior, Aydano Pamponet Machado and Marcelo Costa Oliveira
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):79
  5. 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...

    Authors: Anca Bucur, Jasper van Leeuwen, Nikolaos Christodoulou, Kamana Sigdel, Katerina Argyri, Lefteris Koumakis, Norbert Graf and Georgios Stamatakos
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):87

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