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Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (1999)
Stamford, Connecticut
June 18, 1999 to June 20, 1999
ISSN: 1063-7125
ISBN: 0-7695-0234-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. x
Welcome and Plenary Talk
Session 1: Telemedicine 1 (TM1)

PACS for Teleradiology (Abstract)

Guido Noelle , MED Medicine online GmbH
Christoph Meinel , Institut of Telematics
Sergei Hludov , Institut of Telematics
Frank Warda , MED Medicine online GmbH
pp. 6

Object-Oriented Implementation of a DICOM NetworkClient in Smalltalk (Abstract)

Dirk Krechel , University of Kaiserslautern
Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Silvio Costa Sampario , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Kerstin Faber , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 12

A Distributed Services Medical Imaging Network (Abstract)

Zhihong Yang , University of Connecticut
pp. 18
Session 2: Virtual Medicine and Modeling 1 (VMM1)

Development of Stereoscopic-Haptic Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Bharti Temkin , Texas Tech University
Wm. LeRoy Heinrichs , Stanford University
Thomas M. Krummel , Stanford University
Paul J. Gorman , Penn State
Kirk Watson , Texas Tech University
pp. 29

Development of a Haptic Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Eric Acosta , Texas Tech University
Sammy A. Deeb , Texas Tech University
Bryan Stephens , Texas Tech University
John A. Griswold , Texas Tech University
Thomas M. Krummel , Stanford University
Paul J. Gorman , Penn State University
Bharti Temkin , Texas Tech University
pp. 35
Session 3: Intelligent Systems 1 (IS1)

CT Scans with Neurocysticercosis in Epileptics Patients: A Computer-Based Method for Detection and Quantification (Abstract)

E. Comunello , Federal University of Santa Catarina
D. Krechel , University of Kaiserslautern
P.R. Wille , Federal University of Santa Catarina
K. Faber , University of Kaiserslautern
A. von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina
J.M. Barreto , Federal University of Santa Catarina
P.C. Bittencourt , Federal University of Santa Catarina
P.S. Borges , Federal University of Santa Catarina
pp. 42

Some Ideas About Intelligent Medical System Design (Abstract)

Spela Hleb Babic , University of Maribor
Vili Podgorelec , University of Maribor
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
Milan Zorman , University of Maribor
pp. 48

Learning Feature Selection for Medical Databases (Abstract)

Irina Skrypnik , Kharkov State Technical University of Radio-Electronics
Seppo Puuronen , University of Jyvaskyla
Alexey Tsymbal , University of Jyvaskyla
Vagan Terziyan , Kharkov State Technical University of Radio-Electronics
pp. 53
Session 4: Image and Signal Processing 1 (ISP1)

Automatic Registration of MRI Head Volumes using an Octree Anatomical Atlas (Abstract)

Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Dirk Krechel , University of Kaiserslautern
Deucelia Pedroso , Federal University of Santa Catarina
pp. 60
Session 5: Management and Decision Systems 1 (MD1)

Quality of Service Management in Healthcare Organizations: A Case Study (Abstract)

Pradeep Ray , University of Western Sydney
Gamini Weerakkody , University of Western Sydney
pp. 80

Informational Approach in the Model of Computer Laboratory Systems Efficiency Estimation (Abstract)

Nicolaj P. Mustestov , Kharkov State Technical University of Radioelectronics
Olga A. Kozina , Kharkov State Technical University of Radioelectronics
pp. 86
Session 6: Virtual Medicine and Modeling 2 (VMM2)

Computer Simulation of the Ca++ Regulation Mechanisms in Spherical--Type Cells (Abstract)

Enrique Aduna-Espinosa , Universidad Aut?noma Metropolitana
J. Rafael Godinez-Fernandez , Universidad Aut?noma Metropolitana
Virginia Gonzalez-Velez , Universidad Aut?noma Metropolitana
pp. 110
Keynote Address
Session 7: Image and Signal Processing 2 (ISP2)

Texture Analysis to Characterize Strain Distribution in Elastograms (Abstract)

N. Kehtarnavaz , Texas A&M University
F. Hussain , Texas A&M University
F. Kallel , University of Texas
J. Ophir , University of Texas
pp. 124

In vivo Brain Tissue Water Measurement (Abstract)

Larry Aamodt , Walla Walla College
Kim Manwaring , Pheonix Children's Hospital
Mark Manwaring , Washington State University
pp. 130
Session 8: Management and Decision Systems 2 (MD2)

Evaluating Breastfeeding Advantages Using Decision Trees (Abstract)

Spela Hleb Babic , University of Maribor
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
Dusanka Micetic Turk , Maribor Teaching Hospital
Matej Sprogar , University of Maribor
Molan Zorman , University of Maribor
pp. 144

Decision Support System for Multiuser Remote Microscopy in Telepathology (Abstract)

Peter Meer , Rutgers University
David Foran , UMDNJ-RWJ
Bogdan Georgescu , Rutgers University
Wenjin Chen , UMDNJ-RWJ
Dorin Comaniciu , Rutgers University
pp. 150
Session 9: Information Technologies 1 (IT1)

Asynchronous, Parallel Pseudo-Gibbs Classification of the VF Dataset (Abstract)

I.R. Greenshields , University of Connecticut
T. Dagget , Computer Sciences Corporation
G. Weerasinghe , University of Connecticut
pp. 164
Session 10: Image and Signal Processing 3 (ISP 3)

An Interactive System for Computer-aided Retinal Image Analysis (Abstract)

Gregory W. Donohoe , University of New Mexico
Peter Soliz , Kestrel Corporation
Sheila Nemeth , Kestrel Corporation
pp. 184

Spectral Analysis of Human Movement Stability Using Time Series Data in Medicine (Abstract)

Ryosuke Shibasaki , University of Tokyo
Masako Tsuruoka , University of Tokyo
Shunji Murai , University of Tokyo
Yoshifumi Yasuoka , University of Tokyo
pp. 190
Session 11: Intelligent Systems 2 (IS2)

Medical Diagnosis Prediction using Genetic Programming (Abstract)

Jernej Zavrsnik , University of Maribor
Vili Podgorelec , University of Maribor
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
pp. 202

The Algorithm for Detecting Critical Conditions During Anesthesia (Abstract)

Marina Krol , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
David L. Reich , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
pp. 208
Session 12: Information Technologies 2 (IT2)

Integrating Adaptive Computing with Distributed Services Medicine (Abstract)

Barry E. Mapen , University of Connecticut
Joel Rosiene , University of Connecticut
pp. 222

Detection and Identification Communication Protocols for Wireless Biodevice Networks (Abstract)

Kent L. Jones , Washington State University
Dorin Patru , Washington State University
Mark L. Manwaring , Washington State University
pp. 228

Xyntagma: a Graphical Query Interface for the ACeDB Genome Databases (Abstract)

Wally Grajewski , University of Connecticut
Dong-Guk Shin , University of Connecticut
Lei Liu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 234
Session 13: Image and Signal Processing 4 (ISP 4)

Performance of Lossy Compression Algorithms from Statistical and Perceptual metrics (Abstract)

Shuyu Yang , Texas Tech University
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University
Xiaoxi Zhang , Texas Tech University
pp. 242

Ultrasound Image Deconvolution Using Adaptive Inverse Filtering (Abstract)

M.D. Fox , University of Connecticut
M.A. Sapia , University of Connecticut
J.C. Schaff , University of Connecticut
L.M. Loew , University of Connecticut
pp. 248

Detecting Color Edges in the Visible Human Dataset (Abstract)

Irina Ilovici , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford
pp. 254
Session 14: Management and Decision Systems 3 (MD3)

Multiple Comparisons and the p-value in Evaluation (Abstract)

Margaret G.E. Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery,
pp. 260
Session 15: Telemedicine 2 (TM2)

Compression of Sequential Images (Abstract)

Mohamed A. Kerasha , University of Connecticut
Ian Greenshields , University of Connecticut
pp. 272

DICOM - Image Compression (Abstract)

Sergei Hludov , Institut of Telematics
Christoph Meinel , Institut of Telematics
pp. 282
Session 16: Virtual Medicine and Modeling 3 (VMM3)

Development of Real -Time Virtual Reality Haptic Application: Real-Time Issues (Abstract)

Farida Vahora , Texas Tech University
Bharti Temkin , Texas Tech University
Paul J. Gorman , Penn State
Thomas M. Krummel , Penn State
pp. 290

Medical Diagnosis by the Virtual Physician (Abstract)

Frank C. Lin , University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Hong Zhang , University of Maryland Eastern Shore
pp. 296

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 308
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