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13th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (2012)
Larnaca, Cyprus Cyprus
Nov. 11, 2012 to Nov. 13, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4673-4357-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Committees (Abstract)

pp. 1-3

Keynote lectures (Abstract)

Metin Akay , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Konstantina S. Nikita , Electrical Engineering at the N.T.U.A., Athens, Greece
Miguel Andrade , Computational Biology and Data Mining group, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
Christos Ouzounis , Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessalonica, Greece
pp. 1-10

Author index (Abstract)

pp. 123-128

[Front matter] (Abstract)

pp. 1-168

Continuous plantar pressure modeling using sparse sensors (Abstract)

Sarah Ostadabbas , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080
Mehrdad Nourani , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080
Matthew Pompeo , Presbyterian Wound Care Clinic, Dallas, TX 75231
pp. 309-314

Development of a reflectance photoplethysmographic sensor used for the assessment of perfusion of free jejunum flaps: A case report (Abstract)

Tina Zaman , School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, City University London, London, UK
P. A. Kyriacou , School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, City University London, London, UK
A. Belhaj , Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
R. M. Langford , Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
H. D. L. Patel , Department of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Barts and the London NHS Trust, UK, London, UK
pp. 315-318

Antennas on metamaterial substrates as emitting components for THz biomedical imaging (Abstract)

Maria Koutsoupidou , School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Nikolaos Uzunoglu , School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Irene S. Karanasiou , Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
pp. 319-322

Biodegradable encapsulation for inductively measured resonance circuit (Abstract)

Timo Salpavaara , Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Jukka Lekkala , Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Saiful Khan , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Ville Ella , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Minna Kellomaki , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
pp. 323-327

Quantitative assessment of the pupillary photomotor response dynamics to tunable, narrow band stimuli (Abstract)

Vasileios Kavvadias , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, 73134, Greece
Costas Balas , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, 73134, Greece
pp. 328-332

Point-of-care diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) using Surface enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) (Abstract)

Katerina Hadjigeorgiou , KIOS Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos St., 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Evdokia Kastanos , University of Nicosia, Department of Life and Health Sciences, 46 Makedonitissas Avenue, Nicosia 1700, Cyprus
Alexandros Kyriakides , KIOS Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos St., 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Costas Pitris , KIOS Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos St., 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 333-337

Unsupervised analysis of leukemia and normal hematopoiesis by joint clustering of gene expression data (Abstract)

Liviu Badea , Bioinformatics Group, National Institute for Research in Informatics 8-10 Averescu Blvd., Bucharest, Romania
pp. 338-343

Experimental analysis of feature selection stability for high-dimension and low-sample size gene expression classification task (Abstract)

Blaise Hanczar , LIPADE, Université Paris Descartes, 45 rue des Saint-Pères, Paris, F-75006 France
pp. 350-355

Evolving very-compact fuzzy models for gene expression data analysis (Abstract)

Miguel Arturo Barreto-Sanz , University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD), Vaud, Switzerland
Alexandre Bujard , University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD), Vaud, Switzerland
Carlos Andres Pena-Reyes , University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD), Vaud, Switzerland
pp. 356-361

Clustering microarray data using fuzzy clustering with viewpoints (Abstract)

Katerina N. Karayianni , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
George M. Spyrou , Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens Athens, Greece
Konstantina S. Nikita , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
pp. 362-367

A novel ensemble selection method for cancer diagnosis using microarray datasets (Abstract)

Mohammed A. Gaafar , Computer and System Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Noha A. Yousri , Computer and System Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Mohamed A. Ismail , Computer and System Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
pp. 368-373

Decomposition and evaluation of activity in multiple event-related trials (Abstract)

K. Michalopoulos , Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, 73100 Greece
M. Zervakis , Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, 73100 Greece
N. Bourbakis , Wright State University - ATR Center, Dayton OH, 2AIIS Inc. Centreville OH and 3NIA, Baltimore, MD
P. Giannakopoulos , Division of General Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
M-P. Deiber , INSERM Unit 1039, Faculty of Medicine, La Tronche, France
pp. 374-379

A brain-computer interface for chronic pain patients using epidural ECoG and visual feedback (Abstract)

Armin Walter , Department of Computer Engineering, Wilhelm-Schickard-Institute, University of Tübingen, Germany
Georgios Naros , Department of Computer Engineering, Wilhelm-Schickard-Institute, University of Tübingen, Germany
Alexander Roth , Department of Computer Engineering, Wilhelm-Schickard-Institute, University of Tübingen, Germany
Wolfgang Rosenstiel , Department of Computer Engineering, Wilhelm-Schickard-Institute, University of Tübingen, Germany
Martin Bogdan , Department of Computer Engineering, Wilhelm-Schickard-Institute, University of Tübingen, Germany
pp. 380-385

Lung capacity estimation through acoustic signal of breath (Abstract)

Ahmad Abushakra , Department of Computer Science & Engineering University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Miad Faezipour , Department of Computer Science & Engineering University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT 06604
pp. 386-391

The role of the Lombard reflex in parkinson's disease (Abstract)

Panikos Heracleous , Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, Intelligent Robotics and Telecommunication Laboratories
Jani Even , Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, Intelligent Robotics and Telecommunication Laboratories
Carlos Ishi , Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, Intelligent Robotics and Telecommunication Laboratories
Takahiro Miyashita , Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, Intelligent Robotics and Telecommunication Laboratories
Norihiro Hagita , Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, Intelligent Robotics and Telecommunication Laboratories
Masaki Kondo , Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Kyoko Takanohara , Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
pp. 392-395

Emotion classification based on forehead biosignals using support vector machines in music listening (Abstract)

Mohsen Naji , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research branch, Tehran, Iran
Mohammad Firoozabadi , Department of Medical Physics, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Parviz Azadfallah , Department of Psychology, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
pp. 396-400

Automated tumor segmentation using kernel sparse representations (Abstract)

Jayaraman J. Thiagarajan , SenSIP Center and Industry Consortium, School of ECEE, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA 85287
Deepta Rajan , SenSIP Center and Industry Consortium, School of ECEE, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA 85287
Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy , SenSIP Center and Industry Consortium, School of ECEE, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA 85287
David Frakes , SenSIP Center and Industry Consortium, School of ECEE, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA 85287
Andreas Spanias , SenSIP Center and Industry Consortium, School of ECEE, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA 85287
pp. 401-406

Development and evaluation of an open source wearable navigation aid for visually impaired users (CYCLOPS) (Abstract)

Barbara Salonikidou , Dept. of Automation, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dimitris Savvas , Dept. of Automation, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece
Georgios Diamantis , Thessaloniki School for the Blind, Thessaloniki, Greece
Alexander Astaras , Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 115-120

Development of a Knowledge Base for smart screening of language disorders in primary care (Abstract)

M. L. Martin-Ruiz , Departamento de Ingeniería y Arquitecturas Telemáticas, EUIT de Telecomunicación, UPM, Madrid, Spain
M. A. Valero Duboy , Departamento de Ingeniería y Arquitecturas Telemáticas, EUIT de Telecomunicación, UPM, Madrid, Spain
I. Pau de la Cruz , Departamento de Ingeniería y Arquitecturas Telemáticas, EUIT de Telecomunicación, UPM, Madrid, Spain
M. T. Ferrando Lucas , La Salle Campus, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
M. Penafiel Puerto , La Salle Campus, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
pp. 121-126

A Gaussian Mixture Model to detect suction events in rotary blood pumps (Abstract)

Alexandros T. Tzallas , Biomedical Research Institute-FORTH, GR 45110, Ioannina, Greece
George Rigas , Biomedical Research Institute-FORTH, GR 45110, Ioannina, Greece
Evaggelos C. Karvounis , Biomedical Research Institute-FORTH, GR 45110, Ioannina, Greece
Markos G. Tsipouras , Biomedical Research Institute-FORTH, GR 45110, Ioannina, Greece
Yorgos Goletsis , Biomedical Research Institute-FORTH, GR 45110, Ioannina, Greece
Krzysztof Zielinski , Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, PAS, Ks. Trojdena 4, 02109 Warsaw, Poland
Libera Fresiello , Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, PAS, Ks. Trojdena 4, 02109 Warsaw, Poland
Dimitrios I. Fotiadis , Biomedical Research Institute-FORTH, GR 45110, Ioannina, Greece
Maria G. Trivella , Institute of Clinical Physiology, Section of Rome, CNR, Via San Martino della Battaglia 44, 00185, Rome, Italy
pp. 127-131

Region based Support Vector Machine algorithm for medical diagnosis on Pima Indian Diabetes dataset (Abstract)

Savvas Karatsiolis , Computer Science Department, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Christos N. Schizas , Computer Science Department University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 139-144

An information retrieval system for expert and consumer users (Abstract)

Rena Peraki , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete (TUC), Chania, Crete, Greece, GR-73100
Euripides G. M. Petrakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete (TUC), Chania, Crete, Greece, GR-73100
Angelos Hliaoutakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete (TUC), Chania, Crete, Greece, GR-73100
pp. 145-150

Predicting GPCR and enzymes function with a global approach based on LCS (Abstract)

Luiz Melo Romao , Universidade da Região de Joinville, Departamento de Informática, Joinville - SC - Brasil
pp. 151-156

Annotation guided local similarity search in multiple sequences and its application to mitochondrial genomes (Abstract)

Ruby L. V. Moritz , Parallel Computing and Complex Systems Group, Institute of Computer Science, University Leipzig, Germany
Matthias Bernt , Parallel Computing and Complex Systems Group, Institute of Computer Science, University Leipzig, Germany
Martin Middendorf , Parallel Computing and Complex Systems Group, Institute of Computer Science, University Leipzig, Germany
pp. 157-162

DNA motifs detection algorithms in long sequences (Abstract)

Alin G. Voina , Communications Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Petre G. Pop , Communications Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Mircea F. Vaida , Communications Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
pp. 169-174

Fast searching in biological sequences using multiple hash functions (Abstract)

Simone Faro , Dip. di Matematica e Informatica, Universitá di Catania, Viale A. Doria n.6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Thierry Lecroq , Université de Rouen, LITIS EA 4108, 76821 Mont-Saint-Aignan Cedex, France
pp. 175-180

SVM-based miRNA: MiRNA∗ duplex prediction (Abstract)

Karathanasis Nestoras , Department of Biology, Department of Computer Science, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
Tsamardinos Ioannis , Department of Biology, Department of Computer Science, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
pp. 181-186

Probabilistic detection of vital sign abnormality with Gaussian process regression (Abstract)

David Wong , Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
David A. Clifton , Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Lionel Tarassenko , Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
pp. 187-192

A method for assessing the reliability of heart rates obtained from ambulatory ECG (Abstract)

Christina Orphanidou , Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, UK
Timothy Bonnici , Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
David Vallance , Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, UK
Alexander Darrell , Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, UK
Peter Charlton , Kings College London, King's Health Partners, UK
Lionel Tarassenko , Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, UK
pp. 193-196

Optimal anisotropic lead scaling of multichannel ECG to reduce magnitude signal variability (Abstract)

Kai Noponen , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
Tapio Seppanen , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
pp. 197-201

Combining unobtrusive electrocardiography and ballistography for more accurate monitoring of sleep (Abstract)

Antti Vehkaoja , Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Mikko Peltokangas , Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Jarmo Verho , Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
Jukka Lekkala , Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
pp. 202-207

Evaluation of T-wave alternans in comparison with ECG stress test and scintigraphic examination in patients with coronary artery disease (Abstract)

D. Janusek , Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland
M. Kania , Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland
H. Zavala-Fernandez , Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland
R. Maniewski , Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland
R. Zaczek , Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
M. Kobylecka , Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
G. Opolski , Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
L. Krolicki , Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
pp. 208-210

Calibrated probabilistic predictions for biomedical applications (Abstract)

Antonis Lambrou , Frederick Research Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
Harris Papadopoulos , Frederick Research Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
Alexander Gammerman , Computer Learning Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
pp. 211-216

A software platform controlling an MRI guided focused ultrasound system (Abstract)

Christos Yiallouras , City University, London, UK
Ioakim Marinos , Frederick University Cyprus, Limassol, Cyprus
Alexandrou Alexis , Frederick University Cyprus, Limassol, Cyprus
Venediktos Hadji Savvas , City University, London, UK
Nicos Milonas , City University, London, UK
Christakis Damianou , Frederick University Cyprus, Limassol, Cyprus
pp. 217-222

Combining reflector focused and phased array beamforming for microwave diagnosis and therapy (Abstract)

Konstantinos T. Karathanasis , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Irene S. Karanasiou , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
pp. 223-226

Development and initial testing of a prototype concentric tube robot for surgical interventions (Abstract)

Costas Sophocleous , Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Eftychios G. Christoforou , KIOS Research Center, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos Avenue, 1687 Nicosia, Cyprus
Panayiotis S. Shiakolas , Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
Ioannis Seimenis , Dept. of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Nikolaos V. Tsekos , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Charalambos C. Doumanidis , Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 227-232

A predictive control approach and interactive GUI to enhance distal environment rendering during robotized tele-echography: Interactive platform for robotized telechography (Abstract)

Pierre Vieyres , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Laurence Josserand , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Marco Chiccoli , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Juan Sandoval , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Nicolas Morette , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Cyril Novales , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Aicha Fonte , Laboratory Prisme, University of Orleans, 63 ave de Lattre de Tassigny, 18000 Bourges, France
Soteris Avgousti , Telemedicine research laboratory Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) 30 arch Kyprianou str. 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
Sotos Voskarides , Telemedicine research laboratory Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) 30 arch Kyprianou str. 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
Takis Kasparis , Telemedicine research laboratory Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) 30 arch Kyprianou str. 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
pp. 233-239

Relating postural synergies to low-D muscular activations: Towards bio-inspired control of robotic hands (Abstract)

P. T. Katsiaris , Control Systems Lab, School of Mechanical Eng., National Technical, University of Athens
K. J. Kyriakopoulos , Control Systems Lab, School of Mechanical Eng., National Technical, University of Athens
pp. 245-250

GPU-SD and DPD parallelization for Gromacs tools for molecular dynamics simulations (Abstract)

Nicolae Goga , Molecular Dynamics Group, University of Groningen Groningen, The Netherlands
Siewert Marrink , Molecular Dynamics Group, University of Groningen Groningen, The Netherlands
Ruxandra Cioromela , Politehnica University of Bucharest Bucharest, Romania
Florica Moldoveanu , Politehnica University of Bucharest Bucharest, Romania
pp. 251-254

Binding site extraction by similar subgraphs mining from protein molecular surfaces (Abstract)

Natsumi Kurumatani , Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, 1-1, Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Hiroyuki Monji , Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, 1-1, Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Takenao Ohkawa , Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, 1-1, Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
pp. 255-259

Genome-wide search for coaxial helical stacking motifs (Abstract)

Kevin Byron , Bioinformatics Program and Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
Jason T. L. Wang , Bioinformatics Program and Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
Dongrong Wen , Bioinformatics Program and Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
pp. 260-265

Enhancing the effectiveness of virtual screening by using the ChemBioServer: Application to the discovery of PI3Kα inhibitors (Abstract)

Paraskevi Gkeka , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Emmanouil Athanasiadis , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
George Spyrou , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Zoe Cournia , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
pp. 266-269

EEG-based automatic sleep-wake classification in humans using short and standard epoch lengths (Abstract)

Arnaud Brignol , Département Informatique-ISBS, ESIEE-Paris, Cité Descartes-BP 99, 93162 Noisy-Le-Grand, France
Xavier Drouot , Service de Physiologie, Hôpital Henri Mondor, APHP, 51 av. de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Créteil, France
pp. 276-281

What are the symbols of Alzheimer? A permutation entropy based symbolic analysis for the detection of early changes of the electroencephalographic complexity due to mild Alzheimer (Abstract)

Christos A. Frantzidis , Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Medical School, Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Anastasia Semertzidou , Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Medical School, Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Eirini Grigoriadou , Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Medical School, Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Anthoula Tsolaki , Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece
Despoina Liapi , Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece
Fotini Kounti , Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece
Magda Tsolaki , Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece
Costas Pappas , Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Medical School, Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Panagiotis D. Bamidis , Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Medical School, Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 282-287

Temporal dynamics of EEG during anesthesia (Abstract)

Nicoletta Nicolaou , Holistic Electronics Research Lab, Dept. of ECE, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Andria Dionysiou , Holistic Electronics Research Lab, Dept. of ECE, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Julius Georgiou , Holistic Electronics Research Lab, Dept. of ECE, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 288-291

Exploration of instantaneous amplitude and frequency features for epileptic seizure prediction (Abstract)

Ning Wang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Michael R. Lyu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
pp. 292-297

Prediction of the Parkinsonian subthalamic nucleus spike activity from local field potentials using nonlinear dynamic models (Abstract)

Kyriaki Kostoglou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Kostis P. Michmizos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA
Pantelis Stathis , Department of Neurosurgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Damianos Sakas , Department of Neurosurgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Konstantina S. Nikita , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Georgios D. Mitsis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 298-302

Investigation of network brain dynamics from EEG measurements in patients with epilepsy using graph-theoretic approaches (Abstract)

Manolis Christodoulakis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univeristy of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Maria Anastasiadou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univeristy of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Savvas S. Papacostas , Clinic B', The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, P.O. Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia, Cyprus
Eleftherios S. Papathanasiou , Clinic B', The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, P.O. Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia, Cyprus
Georgios D. Mitsis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univeristy of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 303-308

Intensive Care Cloud: Exploiting cloud infrastructures for near real-time vital sign analysis in intensive care medicine (Abstract)

Nikolas Stylianides , Dept. Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Marios Dikaiakos , Dept. Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Harald Gjermundrod , Dept. Computer Science, University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus
Theodoros , Kyprianou St. George's Medical School, University of Nicosia, UNIC, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 1-6

A collaborative Wiki-based tool for semantic management of medical interventions (Abstract)

Dionysia Kontotasiou , Information Technologies Institute (ITI), Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Dimitrios Zarpalas , Information Technologies Institute (ITI), Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Charalabos Bratsas , Medical Informatics Laboratory, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Panagiotis D. Bamidis , Medical Informatics Laboratory, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 7-12

A method to summarize Disease Based Temporal state of human organ using laboratory test data and UMLS knowledge (Abstract)

Soubhik Paul , Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore, India
Raj Roy , Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore, India
Swarupananda Bissoyi , Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore, India
Sandip Bhaumik , Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore, India
Meru A Patil , Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore, India
Vivekeshwar Sai Bhardwaj , Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore, India
pp. 13-18

Medical guidelines reconciling medical software and electronic devices: Imatinib case-study (Abstract)

Alena Simalatsar , École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Giovanni De Micheli , École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 19-24

Enabling data protection through PKI encryption in IoT m-Health devices (Abstract)

Charalampos Doukas , Dept. of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of Aegean
Ilias Maglogiannis , Dept. of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Central Greece
Vassiliki Koufi , Dept. of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece
Flora Malamateniou , Dept. of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece
George Vassilacopoulos , Dept. of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece
pp. 25-29

Electronic Health Record diagnosis tool and a cross reference between coding standards (Abstract)

Harris Soteriades , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Kleanthis Neokleous , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
George Tsouloupas , The Cyprus Society for Medical Informatics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Antonis P. Jossif , "Paedi" Center for Specialized Pediatrics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Schizas N. Christos , Department of Computer Science, University of Cypurs, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 30-33

MammoApplet: An interactive Java applet tool for manual annotation in medical imaging (Abstract)

Christian Mata , Dept. of Computer Architecture and Technology, University of Girona, Campus Montilivi, Ed. P-IV, 17071, Girona (Spain)
Arnau Oliver , Dept. of Computer Architecture and Technology, University of Girona, Campus Montilivi, Ed. P-IV, 17071, Girona (Spain)
Albert Torrent , Dept. of Computer Architecture and Technology, University of Girona, Campus Montilivi, Ed. P-IV, 17071, Girona (Spain)
Joan Marti , Dept. of Computer Architecture and Technology, University of Girona, Campus Montilivi, Ed. P-IV, 17071, Girona (Spain)
pp. 34-39

Mining disease integrated ontology (Abstract)

Taysir Hassan A. Soliman , Information Systems Dept., Faculty of Computers & Information, Assiut University, Egypt
Marwa Hussein , Information Systems Dept., Faculty of Computers & Information, Assiut University, Egypt
Mohamed El-Sharkawi , Information Systems Dept., Faculty of Computers & Information, Cairo University, Egypt
pp. 40-45

Method of extracting sentences about protein interaction from the literature on protein structure analysis using selective transfer learning (Abstract)

Shun Koyabu , Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Riku Kyougoku , Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Takenao Ohkawa , Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
pp. 46-51

GIDT — A tool for the identification and visualization of genomic islands in prokaryotic organisms (Abstract)

Haswanee D. Goodur , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Mauritius
Vyasanand Ramtohul , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Mauritius
Shakuntala Baichoo , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Mauritius
pp. 58-63

GCVT — A Genome Comparison and Viewing Tool (Abstract)

Shakuntala Baichoo , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Mauritius
Parinita Ujoodha , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Mauritius
Yovish Bissessur , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Mauritius
pp. 64-68

Towards an era of epidemiological databases for autoimmune diseases (Abstract)

Vassiliki Gkantouna , Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Marina Ioannou , Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Athanassios Tsakalidis , Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Emmanouil Viennas , Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Konstantinos Poulas , Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
pp. 69-73

Experiences in designing a distributed service-oriented platform for in-silico biomarker discovery and validation (Abstract)

Ioan Lucian Muntean , Computer Science Department, Technical Univesity of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Bogdan Rotaru , Computer Science Department, Technical Univesity of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Ramona Suharoschi , Food Science and Technology Department, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Cristina Iuga , Drug Analysis Department University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
pp. 74-79

ECG analysis in the Time-Frequency domain (Abstract)

N. Neophytou , Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras, 75 Kallipoleos St, PO Box 20537,1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 80-84

Time-frequency analysis of heart rate variability for sleep and wake classification (Abstract)

Xi Long , Philips Research and TU Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Pedro Fonseca , Philips Research and TU Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reinder Haakma , Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ronald M. Aarts , TU Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Jerome Foussier , RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
pp. 85-90

Partial linear transformation of vectorcardiogram to 12 lead electrocardiogram signals (Abstract)

Alireza Mehridehnavi , Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Medical School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Niloofar Salehpour , Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Medical School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Hossein Rabbani , Medical Image and Signal Processing Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Mohaddeseh Behjati , Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
pp. 91-94

Posterior ECG: Producing a new electrocardiogram signal from vectorcardiogram using partial linear transformation (Abstract)

Alireza Mehridehnavi , Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Niloofar Salehpour , Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Hossein Rabbani , Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Mohaddeseh Behjati , Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
pp. 95-98

Embedded real-time ECG delineation methods: A comparative evaluation (Abstract)

Ruben Braojos , Embedded Systems Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Giovanni Ansaloni , Embedded Systems Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
David Atienza , Embedded Systems Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Francisco J. Rincon , Departamento de Arquitectura de Computadores y Automtica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
pp. 99-104

IcyHeart: Highly integrated ultra-low-power SoC solution for unobtrusive and energy efficient wireless cardiac monitoring: Research project for the benefit of specific groups (FP7, Capacities) (Abstract)

Marios Milis , SignalGeneriX Ltd Limassol, Cyprus
Kyriacos Michaelides , SignalGeneriX Ltd Limassol, Cyprus
Anastasis Kounoudes , SignalGeneriX Ltd Limassol, Cyprus
Giovanni Ansaloni , Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
David Atienza , Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Frederic Giroud , Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de, Microtechnique (CSEM), Neuchatel, Switzerland
Pierre-Francois Ruedi , Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de, Microtechnique (CSEM), Neuchatel, Switzerland
Frederic Masson , DOLPHIN Integration, Grenoble, France
pp. 105-109

An appendix to embedded designs of QRS detectors (Abstract)

Radovan Stojanovic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
Sasa Knezevic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
Dejan Karadaglic , School of Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow, United Kingdom
pp. 110-114

Modelling biological pathway dynamics with Timed Automata (Abstract)

Stefano Schivo , Formal Methods and Tools, Faculty of EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Brend Wanders , Human Media Interaction, Faculty of EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Paul E. van der Vet , Human Media Interaction, Faculty of EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Rom Langerak , Formal Methods and Tools, Faculty of EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Jaco van de Pol , Formal Methods and Tools, Faculty of EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Jetse Scholma , Developmental BioEngineering, MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Ricardo A. Urquidi Camacho , Developmental BioEngineering, MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Marcel Karperien , Developmental BioEngineering, MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Janine N. Post , Developmental BioEngineering, MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
pp. 447-453

Mathematical modeling of the interactions between cellular programs in response to oncogene inactivation: Incorporation of both cell intrinsic and cell extrinsic (Immune mediated) effects (Abstract)

Chinyere Nwabugwu , Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA USA
Kavya Rakhra , Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA USA
Dean Felsher , Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA USA
David Paik , Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA USA
pp. 454-459

Biological interaction networks based on sparse temporal expansion of graphical models (Abstract)

K. D. Kalantzaki , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
E. S. Bei , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
M. Garofalakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
M. Zervakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
pp. 460-465

Investigating survival prognosis of glioblastoma using evolutional properties of gene networks (Abstract)

Alex Upton , School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England, UK
Theodoros N Arvanitis , School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England, UK
pp. 466-471

A graph theoretic mathematical model for Alzheimer's disease: Using a systems biology approach (Abstract)

C. Rose Kyrtsos , Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US
John S. Baras , Institute for Systems Research & Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US
pp. 472-477

A distributed software package for global sensitivity analysis of biological models (Abstract)

Quang Tung Thai , Department of Supercomputing, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), Daejeon, Korea South
Seokjong Yu , Department of Supercomputing, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), Daejeon, Korea South
Yongseong Cho , Department of Supercomputing, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), Daejeon, Korea South
pp. 478-483

Application of fast segmentation method for knee contour delineation (Abstract)

Antonio Pinti , ENSIAME - UVHC, Université de Valenciennes, 59300 Valenciennes, France
Raphael Coursier , Groupe Hospitalier de, l'Institut Catholique de Lille, 59462 Lomme, France
Eric Watelain , LAMIH - UMR 8201 CNRS, Université de Valenciennes, 59300 Valenciennes, France
Hechmi Toumi , EA 4708, I3MTO, CHRO 1, rue Porte Madeleine, 45032 Orléans, France
pp. 484-487

Automatic localization of the optic disc in retinal fundus images using multiple features (Abstract)

Touseef Ahmad Qureshi , University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK
Hassan Amin , NUCES, KPK, Pakistan
Mahfooz Hussain , LadyReading Hospital, KPK, Pakistan
Rashid Jalal Qureshi , University of Debrecen, Hungary
Bashir Al-Diri , University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK
pp. 488-493

Interactive binary active contours for prostate contour delineation (Abstract)

Foued Derraz , Faculté Libre de Médicine, Lille, France
Laurent Peyrodie , Faculté Libre de Médicine, Lille, France
Abdelmalik Taleb-Ahmed , LAMIH UMR CNRS 8201, Valenciennes, France
Gerard Forzy , LAMIH UMR CNRS 8201, Valenciennes, France
pp. 494-499

Video segmentation of the common carotid artery intima media complex (Abstract)

Christos P. Loizou , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Takis Kasparis , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Pavlos Papakyriakou , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Lakis Christodoulou , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Marios Pantziaris , Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia Cyprus
Constandinos S. Pattichis , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 500-505

Measurement of motion of carotid bifurcation plaques (Abstract)

Hamed Nasrabadi , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Marios S. Pattichis , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Andrew N. Nicolaides , Vascular Screening and Diagnostic Centre, London, U.K.
Maura Griffin , Vascular Screening and Diagnostic Centre, London, U.K.
Gregory C. Makris , Vascular Screening and Diagnostic Centre, London, U.K.
Perry Fisher , Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Mack Lipkin Fellow 2012, Astoria, NY, USA
Efthyvoulos Kyriacou , Dep. of Computer Science and Eng., Frederick University, Limassol, Cyprus
Constantinos S. Pattichis , Dept. of Computer Science University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 506-511

An MPEG-7 image retrieval system of atherosclerotic carotid plaque images (Abstract)

G. Ioakim , Department. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
E. Kyriacou , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Frederick University, Limassol, Cyprus
A. A. Sofokleous , Department. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. Chistodoulou , Department. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. S. Pattichis , Department. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 512-516

Clustering subjects in genetic studies with Self Organizing Maps (Abstract)

Aristos Aristodimou , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Athos Antoniades , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Constantinos Pattichis , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 546-551

Open source workflow systems in life sciences informatics (Abstract)

K. G. Achilleos , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. C. Kannas , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. A. Nicolaou , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. S. Pattichis , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
V. J. Promponas , Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 552-558

Opportunities from the use of FPGAs as platforms for bioinformatics algorithms (Abstract)

Grigorios Chrysos , Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Euripides Sotiriades , Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Christos Rousopoulos , Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Apostolos Dollas , Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Agathoklis Papadopoulos , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Ioannis Kirmitzoglou , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Vasilis Promponas , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Theocharis Theocharides , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
George Petihakis , Hellenic Center for Marine Research, Heraklion, Greece
Jacques Lagnel , Hellenic Center for Marine Research, Heraklion, Greece
Panagiotis Vavylis , Hellenic Center for Marine Research, Heraklion, Greece
George Kotoulas , Hellenic Center for Marine Research, Heraklion, Greece
pp. 559-565

A new iterative graph based clustering method (Abstract)

Erion-Vasilis Pikoulis , Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, 26500 Rio-Patras, Greece
Emmanouil Z. Psarakis , Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, 26500 Rio-Patras, Greece
pp. 566-571

sCoIn: A scoring algorithm based on complex interactions for reverse engineering regulatory networks (Abstract)

Vijender Chaitankar , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Preetam Ghosh , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Mohamed O. Elasri , Department of Biological Sciences University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Kurt A. Gust , Environmental Laboratory, E.R.D.C, U.S. Army, Vicksburg, MS, USA
Edward J. Perkins , Environmental Laboratory, E.R.D.C, U.S. Army, Vicksburg, MS, USA
pp. 572-577

Bio-Linux as a tool for bioinformatics training (Abstract)

Timothy Booth , Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics Group, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom
Mesude Bicak , Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics Group, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom
Hyun Soon Gweon , Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics Group, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom
Dawn Field , Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics Group, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom
Enis Afgan , Center for Informatics and Computing, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
pp. 578-582

Intraoperative registration of preoperative 4D cardiac anatomy with real-time MR images (Abstract)

Xifeng Gao , Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Nikhil V. Navkar , Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Dipan J. Shah , Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Nikolaos V. Tsekos , Medical Robotics Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Zhigang Deng , Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA
pp. 583-588

Image guided mechanically scanned and co-registered localized optical and MR spectroscopies (Abstract)

Ahmet E. Sonmez , Medical Robotics Lab, Department of Computer Science at University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Andrew G. Webb , Dept of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Nikolaos V. Tsekos , Medical Robotics Lab, Department of Computer Science at University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
pp. 589-593

Detection and registration of vessels of fundus and OCT images using curevelet analysis (Abstract)

Marzieh Golabbakhsh , Medical Image & Signal Processing Research Center, Isfahan University of Medican sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Hossein Rabbani , Medical Image & Signal Processing Research Center, Isfahan University of Medican sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Mahdad Esmaeili , Biomedical Engineering Department, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
pp. 594-597

Modeling the activation of a non-homogenous nerve fiber by magnetic stimulation (Abstract)

M. Cretu , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca/Electrotechnics Department, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
L. Darabant , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca/Electrotechnics Department, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
R. Ciupa , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca/Electrotechnics Department, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
pp. 651-656

Modeling of the manuo-ocular coordination during object guiding through a path (Abstract)

Saulius Niauronis , Biomedical engineering center, Siauliai University, Siauliai, Lithuania
Raimondas Zemblys , Biomedical engineering center, Siauliai University, Siauliai, Lithuania
Vincas Laurutis , Biomedical engineering center, Siauliai University, Siauliai, Lithuania
pp. 657-661

Studying the blood plasma flow past a red blood cell, with the mathematical method of Kelvin's transformation (Abstract)

Maria Hadjinicolaou , School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University, 11 Sahtouri str. GR-26 222 Patras, Greece
Eleftherios Protopapas , School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University, 11 Sahtouri str. GR-26 222 Patras, Greece
pp. 662-665

Towards a graph theoretical approach to study gender lateralization effect in mathematical thinking (Abstract)

Manousos A. Klados , Lab of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Chrysa Lithari , Lab of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ioannis Antoniou , Department of Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Anastasia Semertzidou , Lab of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Charalambos Bratsas , Department of Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Sifis Micheloyannis , School of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
Panagiotis D. Bamidis , Lab of Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 666-670

Linear dynamic modelling and Bayesian forecasting of tumor evolution (Abstract)

T. Stylianopoulos , Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of Cyprus
pp. 671-676

A theoretical mathematical modeling of Parkinson's disease using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (Abstract)

Peter P. Groumpos , Laboratory for Automation and Robotics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, 26500 Rio, Greece
Antigoni P. Anninou , Laboratory for Automation and Robotics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, 26500 Rio, Greece
pp. 677-682

Image-based estimation of biomechanical relationship between masticatory muscle activities and mandibular movement (Abstract)

Yang Yang , NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Kelvin Weng Chiong Foong , NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Sim Heng Ong , NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Masakazu Yagi , The Center for Advance Medical Engineering and Informatics, Osaka University, Osaka 5650871, Japan
Kenji Takada , Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
pp. 683-688

HEp-2 Cells classification via fusion of morphological and textural features (Abstract)

Ilias Theodorakopoulos , Electronics Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Dimitris Kastaniotis , Electronics Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
George Economou , Electronics Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Spiros Fotopoulos , Electronics Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
pp. 689-694

Monitoring circulating cancer cells by multichannel in vivo flow cytometry (Abstract)

Costas Pitsillides , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology, 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
Konstantinos Kapnisis , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology, 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
Marianna Prokopi , Trojantec Limited, The Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center, 2006 Strovolos, Cyprus
Christina Kousparou , Trojantec Limited, The Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center, 2006 Strovolos, Cyprus
Andreas Anayiotos , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology, 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
pp. 695-697

An image-based method for quantification of lateral pterygoid muscle deformation (Abstract)

Yang Yang , NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Kelvin Weng Chiong Foong , NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Sim Heng Ong , NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Masakazu Yagi , The Center for Advance Medical Engineering and Informatics, Osaka University, Osaka 5650871, Japan
Kenji Takada , Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
pp. 698-702

Adaptive nonlinear probabilistic filter for Positron Emission Tomography (Abstract)

Musa Alrefaya , Department of Electronics and Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene, Brussels, Blegium
Hichem Sahli , Department of Electronics and Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene, Brussels, Blegium
pp. 703-708

Evaluation of wound healing process based on texture analysis (Abstract)

Christos P. Loizou , Department of Computer Science, Intercollege, Limassol, Cyprus
Takis Kasparis , Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Orthodoxia Mitsi , Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Michalis Polyviou , Polyviou Clinic, Limassol, Cyprus
pp. 709-714

IVUS-based characterization of atherosclerotic plaques using feature selection and SVM classification (Abstract)

Vasilis G. Giannoglou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Dimitris G. Stavrakoudis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
John B. Theocharis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 715-720

Despeckle filtering in ultrasound video of the common carotid artery (Abstract)

Christos P. Loizou , Departement of Computer Science, Intercollege, Limassol, Cyprus
Takis Kasparis , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Pavlos Christodoulides , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Charoula Theofanous , Departement of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Marios Pantziaris , Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Efthyvoulos Kyriakou , Frederick University, Department of Computer Science, Limassol, Cyprus
Constandinos S. Pattichis , Departement of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 721-726

Head posture influences the geometric and hemodynamic features on the healthy human carotid bifurcation (Abstract)

Nicolas Aristokleous , Dept. of Mech. Eng. and Materials Science and Eng., Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Ioannis Seimenis , Department of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Yannis Papaharilaou , Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Creten, Greece
Mohammad Iman Khozeymeh , Dept. of Mech. Eng. and Materials Science and Eng., Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Georgios C. Georgiou , Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Brigitta C. Brott , Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
Andreas S. Anayiotos , Dept. of Mech. Eng. and Materials Science and Eng., Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
pp. 727-731

Combination of different texture features for mammographic breast density classification (Abstract)

Gregoris Liasis , Department of Information and Communication Systems, Open University of Cyprus, P.O. Box 12794, 2252, Nicosia, Cyprus
Constantinos Pattichis , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537 1678, Nicosia, Cyprus
Styliani Petroudi , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537 1678, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 732-737

A configurable system for role-specific video imaging during laparoscopic surgery (Abstract)

Yuebing Jiang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Timothy Perez , Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Marios Pattichis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Bilal Khan , Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87106
pp. 738-743

An adaptive multiscale AM-FM texture analysis system with application to hysteroscopy imaging (Abstract)

Ioannis Constantinou , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus
Marios Pattichis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Vasilis Tanos , Aretaeion Medical Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
Marios Neofytou , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus
Constantinos Pattichis , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 744-747

Heterogeneous data fusion and selection in high-volume molecular and imaging datasets (Abstract)

Konstantinos Moutselos , Department of Computer Science and Biomedical, Informatics University of Central Greece, Lamia, Greece
Ilias Maglogiannis , Department of Computer Science and Biomedical, Informatics University of Central Greece, Lamia, Greece
Aristotelis Chatziioannou , Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
pp. 407-412

Identifying the semantics of eligibility criteria of clinical trials based on relevant medical ontologies (Abstract)

Anca Bucur , Healthcare Information Management, Philips Research Europe, High Tech Campus 34, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Jasper van Leeuwen , Healthcare Information Management, Philips Research Europe, High Tech Campus 34, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Brecht Claerhout , Custodix NV, Kortrijksesteenweg 214b3, Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
Kristof de Schepper , Custodix NV, Kortrijksesteenweg 214b3, Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
pp. 413-421

A technical infrastructure to support personalized medicine (Abstract)

Manolis Tsiknakis , Computer Medicine Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Stelios Sfakianakis , Computer Medicine Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Kostas Marias , Computer Medicine Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Norbert Graf , Dep. for Ped. Oncology / Hematology, University Hospital Homburg, Homburg, Germany
pp. 422-427

Legal and ethical issues in integrating and sharing databases for translational medical research within the EU (Abstract)

Iheanyi Nwankwo , Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz Universität, Hannover
Stefanie Hanold , Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz Universität, Hannover
Nikolaus Forgo , Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz Universität, Hannover
pp. 428-433

e-Prolipsis: A web based risk estimation platform to support and register breast cancer diagnosis in Greece (Abstract)

Alexandros C. Dimopoulos , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
John Lakoumentas , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Argyro Antaraki , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Antonios Frigas , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Emmanouil K. Ikonomakis , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Marinos Sampson , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Anastasios Tagaris , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Aikaterini Liakou , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Emmanouil Athanasiadis , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
George Spyrou , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
Panos Ligomenides , Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Soranou Efesiou 4, Athens, Greece
pp. 434-438

A workflow system for virtual screening in cancer chemoprevention (Abstract)

C. C. Kannas , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
K. G. Achilleos , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Z. Antoniou , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. A. Nicolaou , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
C. S. Pattichis , Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
I. Kalvari , Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
I. Kirmitzoglou , Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
V. J. Promponas , Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 439-446

Linked2Safety: A secure linked data medical information space for semantically-interconnecting EHRs advancing patients' safety in medical research (Abstract)

Athos Antoniades , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Christos Georgousopoulos , INTRASOFT International, Brussels, Luxembourg
Nikolaus Forgo , Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Aristos Aristodimou , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Federica Tozzi , School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Panagiotis Hasapis , INTRASOFT International, Brussels, Luxembourg
Konstantinos Perakis , Ubitech Ltd., Athens, Greece
Thanasis Bouras , Ubitech Ltd., Athens, Greece
Dimitris Alexandrou , Ubitech Ltd., Athens, Greece
Eleni Kamateri , The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece
Eleni Panopoulou , The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece
Konstantinos Tarabanis , The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece
Constantinos Pattichis , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 517-522

Influence of algorithmic parameters on marker selection in genomic datasets (Abstract)

T. Vigdideli , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania Crete, Greece
E. S. Bei , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania Crete, Greece
M. Zervakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania Crete, Greece
D. Kafetzopoulos , Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion Crete, Greece
pp. 523-528

Design rules for cancer nanomedicines (Abstract)

Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos , Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Konstantinos Soteriou , Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 529-534

IEmS: A collaborative environment for patient empowerment (Abstract)

Haridimos Kondylakis , Computational Medicine Laboratory, FORTH-ICS, Technological Educational Institute, Heraklion, Crete
Lefteris Koumakis , Computational Medicine Laboratory, FORTH-ICS, Technological Educational Institute, Heraklion, Crete
Eirini Genitsaridi , Computational Medicine Laboratory, FORTH-ICS, Technological Educational Institute, Heraklion, Crete
Manolis Tsiknakis , Computational Medicine Laboratory, FORTH-ICS, Technological Educational Institute, Heraklion, Crete
Kostas Marias , Computational Medicine Laboratory, FORTH-ICS, Technological Educational Institute, Heraklion, Crete
Gabriella Pravettoni , Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca e Intervento sui Processi Decisionali (IRIDe), Università degli Studi, Milano, Italy
Alessandra Gorini , Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca e Intervento sui Processi Decisionali (IRIDe), Università degli Studi, Milano, Italy
Ketti Mazzocco , Department of Decision Sciences, Bocconi University, Milan and eCancer - Cancer Intelligence Limited, Milano, Italy
pp. 535-540

Security issues in research projects with patient's medical data (Abstract)

Nikolaus Forgo , Institute for Legal Informatics, LUH Hannover, Germany
Magdalena Goralczyk , Institute for Legal Informatics, LUH Hannover, Germany
Constantin Graf von Rex , Institute for Legal Informatics, LUH Hannover, Germany
pp. 541-546

Model-based control of tumor progression (Abstract)

Marios M. Hadjiandreou , Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Georgios D. Mitsis , Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 614-619

An innovative mathematical analysis of routine MRI scans in patients with glioblastoma using DoctorEye (Abstract)

Jonathan Zepp , Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
Norbert Graf , Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
Holger Stenzhorn , Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
Wolfgang Reith , Department of Neuroradiology, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
Ioannis Karatzanis , Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Crete, Greece
Georgios C. Manikis , Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Crete, Greece
Vangelis Sakkalis , Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Crete, Greece
Konstantinos Marias , Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Crete, Greece
Georgios Stamatakos , Institute of Communications and Computer Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Zografos, Greece
pp. 620-625

The effects of near optimal growth solutions in genome-scale human cancer metabolic model (Abstract)

Eleftheria Tzamali , Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Vangelis Sakkalis , Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Konstantinos Marias , Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
pp. 626-631

Analysis of DNA methylation epidemiological data through a generic composite statistical framework (Abstract)

Ioannis Valavanis , Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry & Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Emmanouil Sifakis , Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry & Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Panagiotis Georgiadis , Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry & Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Sotirios Kyrtopoulos , Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry & Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Aristotelis A Chatziioannou , Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry & Biotechnology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
pp. 632-637

Strengths and weaknesses of the European concept of informed consent: Theoretical issues and practical examples (Abstract)

Nikolaus Forgo , Institute for Legal Informatics, LUH Hannover, Germany
Magdalena Goralczyk , Institute for Legal Informatics, LUH Hannover, Germany
Constantin Graf von Rex , Institute for Legal Informatics, LUH Hannover, Germany
pp. 638-643

The effects of applying cell-suppression and perturbation to aggregated genetic data (Abstract)

Athos Antoniades , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
John Keane , University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Aristos Aristodimou , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Christa Philipou , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Andreas Constantinou , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Christos Georgousopoulos , INTRASOFT International, Luxembourg, Brussels
Federica Tozzi , School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Kyriacos Kyriacou , Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Andreas Hadjisavvas , Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Maria Loizidou , Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Christiana Demetriou , Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Constantinos Pattichis , University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
pp. 644-649

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Program at a glance (Abstract)

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Reviewers (Abstract)

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Welcome page (Abstract)

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Technical program (Abstract)

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