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Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS) (1994)
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
June 10, 1994 to June 12, 1994
ISBN: 0-8186-6256-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

A Knowledge Engineering System for MEDAS (PDF)

Li-Jen Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
M. Evens , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 6-11

Knowledge acquisition for computer-based medical expert systems (PDF)

A. Hasnah , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 12-15

A complete, hypermedia medical decision analysis support system (PDF)

D.Y. Chiu , Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
C.C. Chang , Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
M.W. Evens , Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
J.C. Chern , Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 16-21

3-D motion estimation algorithms using 4-D data (PDF)

T.F. Thomas , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA
J.H. Kim , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA
pp. 22-27

Edge detection in gated cardiac nuclear medicine images (PDF)

C.X. Wang , Bowman Gray Sch. of Med., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
pp. 28-33

Edge detection using the local fractal dimension (PDF)

K.D. Toennies , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
J.A. Schnabel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
pp. 34-39

Model-based analysis of cardiac motion from tagged MRI data (PDF)

J. Park , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
D. Metaxas , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 40-45

Need for a national drug utilization review (DUR) criteria knowledgebase (PDF)

P.V. Matsiras , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., West Chester Univ., PA, USA
pp. 46-47

Finite element analysis of vibrations of the Bjork Shiley Convexo-Concave heart valve (PDF)

R. Chia , Shiley Heart Valve Res. Center, Irvine, CA, USA
pp. 48-52

An interactive computerized system for recognition of sinus rhythm and pacing responses in development of tachycardia detection algorithms for ICDs (PDF)

Hua Yang , Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
J. Baga , Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
G.L. LeCarpentier , Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
C. Machado , Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
R.T. Steinman , Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
M.H. Lehmann , Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 67-70

An LZ approach to ECG compression (PDF)

R.N. Horspool , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Victoria Univ., BC, Canada
pp. 71-76

Waveform analysis of laser Doppler signals from normal and diabetic feet (PDF)

T. Smith , Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
S. Thomas , Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
T. Torgersen , Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
M. Holden , Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
L.A. Koman , Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
pp. 77-81

Educational patient simulation in MEDASPC (PDF)

Wen-Jenq Leu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
M. Evens , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 88-93

Intelligent interpretation of PCR products in 1D gels for automatic molecular diagnostics (PDF)

D.K. Pathak , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
M.W. Perlin , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 94-97

A Windows user interface to data retrieval and report generation for a diabetic patient database (PDF)

Chi-Hwa Kao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
M. Evens , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 98-103

Processing of prosthetic heart valve sounds for classification (PDF)

J.V. Candy , California Univ., Livermore, CA, USA
H.E. Jones , California Univ., Livermore, CA, USA
pp. 104-111

Acoustic evaluation of progressive failure in BSCC heart valves (PDF)

A.C. Eberhardt , Structural Acoust. Inc., Raleigh, NC, USA
C.E. Chassaing , Structural Acoust. Inc., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 112-118

Multiple feature acoustic classification of BSCC artificial heart valves (PDF)

T.D. Plemons , Tracor Appl. Sci. Inc., Austin, TX, USA
J.J. Dow , Tracor Appl. Sci. Inc., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 125-130

Towards automated brachytherapy film implant labeling using statistical pattern recognition (PDF)

W.F. Bird , Dept. of Biomed. Eng., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 146-151

A heuristic to isolate interfering bodies in the BNCT treatment planning system (PDF)

R. Chawla , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT, USA
J.D. Starkey , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT, USA
R.S. Babcock , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT, USA
pp. 152-157

Architecture of CIRCSIM-Tutor (v.3): a smart cardiovascular physiology tutor (PDF)

R.A. Khuwaja , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
M.W. Evens , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 158-163

The computer tool of the mitral valve prolapse determination based on automatic learning (PDF)

J. Zavrsnik , House of Health, Maribor, Slovenia
K. Kancler , House of Health, Maribor, Slovenia
pp. 170-175

A medical expert system using object-oriented framework (PDF)

C.H.K. Tsang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., City Polytech. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
pp. 176-181

A novel approach for epileptic seizure detection (PDF)

B.W. Dahanayake , Dept. of Med., McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont., Canada
A.R.M. Upton , Dept. of Med., McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont., Canada
pp. 188-193

Neural approaches to the diagnosis and characterization of the Lyme disease (PDF)

G. Bianchi , Dept. of Internal Med., Genoa Univ., Italy
L. Buffrini , Dept. of Internal Med., Genoa Univ., Italy
P. Monteforte , Dept. of Internal Med., Genoa Univ., Italy
G. Rovetta , Dept. of Internal Med., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 194-199

Generating ROC curves for artificial neural networks (PDF)

K.S. Woods , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
K.W. Bowyer , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 201-206

A hybrid neural-digital computer-aided diagnosis system for lung nodule detection on digitized chest radiographs (PDF)

Jyh-Shyan Lin , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
P.A. Ligomenides , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 207-212

Design and development of a multi-channel signal-acquisition system for recording an apnea waveform database (PDF)

M.K. Leverich , Center for Devices & Radiol. Health, US Food & Drug Adm., Rockville, MD, USA
J.L. Silberberg , Center for Devices & Radiol. Health, US Food & Drug Adm., Rockville, MD, USA
S. Weininger , Center for Devices & Radiol. Health, US Food & Drug Adm., Rockville, MD, USA
pp. 213-216

A vital sign monitoring system for a pediatric intensive care unit (PDF)

J. Kairouz , Dept. of Electr. Eng., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
A. Lam , Dept. of Electr. Eng., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
A.S. Malowany , Dept. of Electr. Eng., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 217-222

A new, robust vocal fundamental frequency (F/sub 0/) determination method for the analysis of infant cries (PDF)

M. Petroni , Dept. of Electr. Eng., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
A.S. Malowany , Dept. of Electr. Eng., McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 223-228

Specifying and verifying safety-critical software systems (PDF)

L.D. Gowen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. 235-240

A process for developing safe software (PDF)

L. Elliott , Cardiac Pacemakers Inc., USA
R. Mojdehbakhsh , Cardiac Pacemakers Inc., USA
pp. 241-246

Graphical representation of medical information in the Visual Chart (Abstract)

H.I. Litt , Sch. of Med. & Biomed. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
J.W. Loonsk , Sch. of Med. & Biomed. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 252,253,254,255,256,257

Comparison of communication protocols in medical information exchange standards (PDF)

Y. Alsafadi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 258-263

Evaluation of potential HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitors by artificial neural networks (PDF)

I.V. Tetko , Biomed. Dept., Inst. of Bioorg. & Pet. Chem., Kiev, Ukraine
V.Yu. Tanchuk , Biomed. Dept., Inst. of Bioorg. & Pet. Chem., Kiev, Ukraine
A.I. Luik , Biomed. Dept., Inst. of Bioorg. & Pet. Chem., Kiev, Ukraine
pp. 311-316

Signal-processing and acquisition challenges in realtime magnetic source imaging systems (PDF)

N.R. Corby , Gen. Electr. Corp. Res. & Dev. Center, Schenectady, NY, USA
R.A. Hogle , Gen. Electr. Corp. Res. & Dev. Center, Schenectady, NY, USA
pp. 264-269

Multiscale image decomposition using statistical pattern recognition and eigenanalysis (PDF)

E.B. Graves , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J.M. Coggins , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 270-275

An image processing language for digital radiography systems (PDF)

A. Ludwig , Fachbereich Inf., Hamburg Univ., Germany
pp. 276-280

Software system for the computation of blood pressure elevations in the assessment of hypertension (PDF)

R.C. Hermida , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
J.A. Suarez , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
A. Mojon , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
J.R. Fernandez , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
D.E. Ayala , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. 281-286

Circadian blood pressure variability in healthy pregnancy and women with gestational hypertension (PDF)

D.E. Ayala , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
R.C. Hermida , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
A. Mojon , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. 287-292

Nonparametric approach for the computation of tolerance intervals for circadian blood pressure variability (PDF)

J.R. Fernandez , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
R.C. Hermida , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. 293-298

Pattern discrimination software for uncertainty reduction in neonatal cardiovascular risk assessment (PDF)

R.C. Hermida , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
A. Mojon , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
F. Aguado , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
D.E. Ayala , ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. 299-304

A 3-D interactive editor for brain cortical sulcal anatomy labelling (PDF)

V. Frouin , Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, CEA, Orsay, France
J.-F. Mangin , Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, CEA, Orsay, France
pp. 323-328

Exponential filters to extract small structures in noisy images (PDF)

H. Petropoulos , Center for Non-Invasive Diagnosis, New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM, USA
pp. 329-334

A system for multimodality image fusion (PDF)

P.F. Hemler , Med. Center, Stanford Univ., CA, USA
T. Sumanaweera , Med. Center, Stanford Univ., CA, USA
P.A. van den Elsen , Med. Center, Stanford Univ., CA, USA
S. Napel , Med. Center, Stanford Univ., CA, USA
J. Adler , Med. Center, Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 335-340
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