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Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (1997)
Maribor, SLOVENIA
Mar. 11, 1997 to Mar. 13, 1997
ISSN: 1063-7125
ISBN: 0-8186-7928-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: Knowledge Based Systems

Decision support in acute abdominal pain using an expert system for different knowledge bases (Abstract)

K. Lang , Dept. of Gen. & Trauma Surg., Dusseldorf Univ., Germany
C. Ohmann , Dept. of Gen. & Trauma Surg., Dusseldorf Univ., Germany
H.P. Eich , Dept. of Gen. & Trauma Surg., Dusseldorf Univ., Germany
pp. 2

Decision support system for telemedicine based on multiple expertise (Abstract)

V. Terziyan , Kharkov Tech. Univ. of Radioelectron., Ukraine
M. Kovalainen , Kharkov Tech. Univ. of Radioelectron., Ukraine
S. Puuronen , Kharkov Tech. Univ. of Radioelectron., Ukraine
pp. 8
Session 2: Image Processing and Analysis

Automated computer-assisted detection of follicles in ultrasound images of ovary (Abstract)

D. Zazula , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Maribor Univ., Slovenia
B. Potocnik , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Maribor Univ., Slovenia
D. Korze , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Maribor Univ., Slovenia
pp. 16

Computer aided ultrasound laboratory (Abstract)

R. Zajac , Inst. of Phys., Comenius Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
V. Cerny , Inst. of Phys., Comenius Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
pp. 22

Studies on vision enhancement with optoelectronical devices (Abstract)

P. Mayer , Inst. fur Allgemeine Elektrotech. und Elektron., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
G. Edelmayer , Inst. fur Allgemeine Elektrotech. und Elektron., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
W.L. Zagler , Inst. fur Allgemeine Elektrotech. und Elektron., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 28
Session 3: Information Systems

Interfacing anesthesiology operating room data with statistics software packages (Abstract)

N.E. Sharrock , e-mail: PETERSM@ROCKVAX.ROCKERFELLER.EDU
M.G.E. Peterson , e-mail: PETERSM@ROCKVAX.ROCKERFELLER.EDU
P.G. Williams-Russo , e-mail: PETERSM@ROCKVAX.ROCKERFELLER.EDU
A. Bernardin , e-mail: PETERSM@ROCKVAX.ROCKERFELLER.EDU
pp. 42

SAAS: Automatic System for Auto-Supervision in an Emergency Room (Abstract)

Nestor J. Rodriguez , University of Puerto Rico
Jose A. Borges , University of Puerto Rico
Jose Navarro , University of Puerto Rico
Merbil Gonzalez , University of Puerto Rico
pp. 48

The project "Patient en Dossier" (Abstract)

A. Mehuys , Datasoft Manage. N.V., Oostende, Belgium
pp. 54

Mobile Computing in Military Ambulatory Care (Abstract)

Omran Bukhres , Purdue University
Stuart Morton , Purdue University
pp. 58
Session 4: Cardiovascular Technologies

Automated Recognition of Cardiac Structures in Echocontrast Perfusion Studies (Abstract)

Paolo Merialdo , Universita` di Roma Tre
Giovanni Ettore Gigante , Universita` di Roma ``La Sapienza''
Federico Bilotta , Universita` di Roma Tre
Laura Fiorani , Universita` di Roma ``La Sapienza''
pp. 66

An application of machine learning in the diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease (Abstract)

J.J. Fettich , Fac. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
C. Groselj , Fac. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
I. Kononenko , Fac. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
M. Kukar , Fac. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
pp. 70

Classification of cutaneous microcirculation signals (Abstract)

J.-L. Saumet , Lab. d'Autom. de Nantes, Nantes Univ., France
M.F. Lucus , Lab. d'Autom. de Nantes, Nantes Univ., France
E. Hitti , Lab. d'Autom. de Nantes, Nantes Univ., France
pp. 76

Multichannel ECG measurement system (Abstract)

B. Gersak , Dept. for Digital Commun. & Comput. Networks, Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia
R. Trobec , Dept. for Digital Commun. & Comput. Networks, Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia
V. Avbelj , Dept. for Digital Commun. & Comput. Networks, Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia
D. Vokac , Dept. for Digital Commun. & Comput. Networks, Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia
pp. 81
Session 5: Information Systems

EUROMED-the creation of a telemedical information society (Abstract)

A. Marsh , Inst. of Commun. & Comput. Syst., Athens Nat. Tech. Univ., Greece
pp. 86

A Computer Based Solution for Blood Transfusion Centres: The Case Study of Greece (Abstract)

G. Panagopoulou , University of Patras
A. Tsakalidis , University of Patras
P.S. Sirmakessis , University of Patras
G. Tzimas , University of Patras
pp. 92

Semantic Interrogation for a Radiological Documentary Record (Abstract)

A. Flory , Laboratoire d'Ingenierie des Systemes d'Information INSA
A. Tchounikine , Laboratoire d'Ingenierie des Systemes d'Information INSA
Y. Amghar , Laboratoire d'Ingenierie des Systemes d'Information INSA
pp. 98
Session 6: Image Processing and Analysis

Enhancement and associative restoration of electronic portal images in radiotherapy (Abstract)

G. Krell , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
H.R. Tizhoosh , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
C.J. Moore , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
B. Michaelis , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
T. Lilienblum , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
pp. 104

Correlation of the Talairach atlas based on the proportional grid system (Abstract)

J. Pross , Fac. of Math. & Phys., Komensky Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
M. Roth , Fac. of Math. & Phys., Komensky Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
R. Boesecke , Fac. of Math. & Phys., Komensky Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
H. Schopp , Fac. of Math. & Phys., Komensky Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
S. Czanner , Fac. of Math. & Phys., Komensky Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
R. Haux , Fac. of Math. & Phys., Komensky Univ., Bratislava, Slovakia
pp. 109

3D reconstruction of magnetic resonance imaging using largely spaced slices (Abstract)

J.M. Bueno , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
A.J.M. Traina , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
A.H.M.A. Prado , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
pp. 114

Knowledge-based mechanical imaging (Abstract)

A.P. Sarvazyan , Artann Lab., East Brunswick, NJ, USA
pp. 120

Radial basis function-based image segmentation using a receptive field (Abstract)

D. Kovacevic , Dept. of Electron. Syst. & Inf. Process., Zagreb Univ., Croatia
S. Loncaric , Dept. of Electron. Syst. & Inf. Process., Zagreb Univ., Croatia
pp. 126
Session 7: Knowledge Based Systems

Using an artificial neural network to define the planning target volume in radiotherapy (Abstract)

G. Gademann , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
N. Kaspari , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
B. Michaelis , Inst. for Meas. Technol. & Electron., Magdeburg Univ., Germany
pp. 132

Clinical gait analysis by neural networks: issues and experiences (Abstract)

M. Kohle , Inst. fur Softwaretech., Wien Univ., Austria
J. Kastner , Inst. fur Softwaretech., Wien Univ., Austria
D. Merkl , Inst. fur Softwaretech., Wien Univ., Austria
pp. 138

Minimizing the Energy of the Alanine Dipeptide by Simulated Annealing (Abstract)

Darko Zupanic , Jozef Stefan Institute
Robert Rodosek , Imperial College, IC-Parc
pp. 144

Intelligent support for the neuroimaging (Abstract)

B. Novak , Fac. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Maribor Univ., Slovenia
G. Bunc , Fac. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Maribor Univ., Slovenia
pp. 155
Session 8: Signal Processing

Ultrasonic measurement of postural stability and control (Abstract)

M.R. Tanas , Dept. of Phys., Whitworth Coll., Spokane, WA, USA
G.D. Powers , Dept. of Phys., Whitworth Coll., Spokane, WA, USA
S. Badjou , Dept. of Phys., Whitworth Coll., Spokane, WA, USA
pp. 162

A statistical brain-mapping system for the evaluation of communication disorders (Abstract)

H. Gonzalez-Velez , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
B. Flores-Avalos , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
T. Flores-Rodriguez , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
V. Gonzalez-Velez , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
pp. 167

Inter-patient analysis of tomographic data (Abstract)

C. Busch , Comput. Graphics Center, Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 173

Detection of human reflex response in EMG signals: a time-frequency approach (Abstract)

M. Guglielmi , Lab. d'Autom. de Nantes, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
C. Doncarli , Lab. d'Autom. de Nantes, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
H. Laurent , Lab. d'Autom. de Nantes, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
pp. 179
Session 9: Knowledge Based Systems

Relating clinical and neurophysiological assessment of spasticity by machine learning (Abstract)

M. Bohanec , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
A.M. Sherwood , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
D.S. Stokic , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
B. Zupan , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
M.M. Priebe , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
pp. 190

Diagnosis of sport injuries with machine learning: explanation of induced decisions (Abstract)

I. Kononenko , INFONET, Kranj, Slovenia
I. Zelic , INFONET, Kranj, Slovenia
V. Vuga , INFONET, Kranj, Slovenia
N. Lavrac , INFONET, Kranj, Slovenia
pp. 195

Using machine learning for outcome prediction of patients with severe head injury (Abstract)

I.A. Pilih , Dept. of Trauma Surgery, Gen. Hospital of Celje, Slovenia
T.S. Prevec , Dept. of Trauma Surgery, Gen. Hospital of Celje, Slovenia
D. Mladenic , Dept. of Trauma Surgery, Gen. Hospital of Celje, Slovenia
N. Lavrac , Dept. of Trauma Surgery, Gen. Hospital of Celje, Slovenia
pp. 200

Convergent assessment of radiographic diagnostic systems (Abstract)

T. Ivanusa , Dept. of Biomed. Eng., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
A. Babic , Dept. of Biomed. Eng., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
M. Petelin , Dept. of Biomed. Eng., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
pp. 205
Session 10: Medical Systems Reliability and Safety

On Safety--Critical Computer Control Systems (Abstract)

Wolfgang A. Halang , FernUniversitaet
Matjaz Colnaric , University of Maribor
pp. 210

Computer supported multimedia environment for the support of long-distance collaboration in medicine (Abstract)

J. Rugelj , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
V. Svigelj , Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
pp. 215

The design and implementation of an automatic computer-controlled infusion pump (Abstract)

D. Pager , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Hawaii Univ., Honolulu, HI, USA
pp. 221

The keys of success of a health card project: the lessons learned from 9 health cards project (Abstract)

D. Dieng , Fac. Univ. Notre-Dame de la Paix, CITA, Namur, Belgium
pp. 227
Session 11: Software Development Processes, Methodologies, Tools, and Prosthetic Devices

Technical assistance for severely motor- and multiple impaired children (Abstract)

W.L. Zagler , Inst. fuer Allgemeine Elektrotech. und Elektron., Wien Univ., Austria
P. Panek , Inst. fuer Allgemeine Elektrotech. und Elektron., Wien Univ., Austria
C. Flachberger , Inst. fuer Allgemeine Elektrotech. und Elektron., Wien Univ., Austria
pp. 232

A computer based vertical force monitoring and analysis system for gait evaluation (Abstract)

A. Santic , Fac. of Electr. Eng. & Comput., Zagreb Univ., Croatia
V. Bilas , Fac. of Electr. Eng. & Comput., Zagreb Univ., Croatia
I. Lackovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng. & Comput., Zagreb Univ., Croatia
pp. 238

LEMMA: a language for easy medical models analysis (Abstract)

L. Baresi , Dept. of Electron. e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
A. Gargiulo , Dept. of Electron. e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
M. Di Paola , Dept. of Electron. e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
M. Pezze , Dept. of Electron. e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 244

Integrating clinical and managerial activities of health care units (Abstract)

F.I. Ricci , Inst. for Studies on Sci. Res. Documentation, Nat. Res. Council, Rome, Italy.
L.D. Serbanati , Inst. for Studies on Sci. Res. Documentation, Nat. Res. Council, Rome, Italy.
D. Luzi , Inst. for Studies on Sci. Res. Documentation, Nat. Res. Council, Rome, Italy.
pp. 250

A distributed database on the Internet of 3D models of human pathological organs (Abstract)

G.J. Clapworthy , Libero Istituto Univ. Campus Bio-Med. di Roma, Italy
G. Salcito , Libero Istituto Univ. Campus Bio-Med. di Roma, Italy
M.A. Krokos , Libero Istituto Univ. Campus Bio-Med. di Roma, Italy
N. Vasilonikolidakis , Libero Istituto Univ. Campus Bio-Med. di Roma, Italy
M. Crudele , Libero Istituto Univ. Campus Bio-Med. di Roma, Italy
pp. 256

Author Index (PDF)

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