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Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (2000)
Houston, Texas
June 23, 2000 to June 24, 2000
ISSN: 1063-7125
ISBN: 0-7695-0484-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xi
Invited Talk
Session 1: Computer-Aided, Knowledge-Based, and Decision Support Systems

Fuzzy Decision Trees in the Support of Breastfeeding (Abstract)

Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
?pela Hleb Babic , University of Maribor
Milojka Molan Stiglic M.D. , University of Maribor
pp. 7

Computer Support System for Aneurysm Treatment (Abstract)

Mark Burgin , University of California at Los Angeles
Walter Karplus , University of California at Los Angeles
Damon Liu , University of California at Los Angeles
pp. 13

Decision Tree's Induction Strategies Evaluated on a Hard Real World Problem (Abstract)

Milan Zorman , University of Maribor
Joseph Lane , Hospital for Special Surgery
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
Margaret Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery
Vili Podgorelec , University of Maribor
pp. 19

Advanced Local Feature Selection in Medical Diagnostics (Abstract)

Seppo Puuronen , University of Jyvaskyla
Alexey Tsymbal , University of Jyvaskyla
Iryna Skrypnyk , University of Jyvaskyla
pp. 25
Session 2: Medical Network, Multimedia, and Visualization

On the Portable Remote Diagnostic Information and Telemedicine System (PoRDITS) (Abstract)

Jyh-Charn Liu , Texas A&M University
Michael Freckleton , Texas A&M University
Jyh-Ming Lien , Texas A&M University
Di Wu , Texas A&M University
pp. 33

Content-Based Compression of Mammograms for Telecommunication and Archiving (Abstract)

Shaun Gleason , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Brad Grinstead , Texas Technical University
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Technical University
Hamed Sari-Sarraf , Texas Technical University
pp. 37

An ICU Protocol Development and Management System (Abstract)

John R. Glover , University of Houston
Adwait Nerlikar , University of Houston
Bruce A McKinley , University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Jiabin Xie , University of Houston
pp. 43
Session 3: Biosignal Analysis and Simulation

Thresholds for Mathematical Models of Microbial Interaction (Abstract)

Ben W.-L. Jang , Research Triangle Institute
Sophia R.-J. Jang , Texas Technical University
pp. 51

Bootstrapping Gait Data from People with Cerebral Palsy (Abstract)

M. Lenhoff , Hospital for Special Surgery
L. Daly , Hospital for Special Surgery
C. Wagner , Hospital for Special Surgery
M. Murray-Weir , Hospital for Special Surgery
M.G.E. Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery
L Root , Hospital for Special Surgery
pp. 57

Advanced Signal Processing Methods for Quantitation of Resonances in Magnetic Resonance Spectra (Abstract)

Leentje Vanhamme , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Yu Wang , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Paul Van Hecke , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Nicola Mastronardi , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Sabine Van Huÿel , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
pp. 63
Session 4: Biosignal Analysis and Simulation

Computer Simulation of Arm and Leg Kinematic Structures (Abstract)

Clark R. Andersen , University of Texas Medical Branch
Julie M. Pickard , University of Texas Medical Branch
Rita M. Patterson , University of Texas Medical Branch
Karin W. Elder , University of Texas Medical Branch
William L. Buford Jr , University of Texas Medical Branch
pp. 71

Analysis of 1/f Fluctuation in Walking Using Gyro Sensor System (Abstract)

Shunji Murai , University of Tokyo
Masako Tsuruoka , University of Tokyo
Yoshifumi Yasuoka , University of Tokyo
Shunsuke Minakuchi , Tokyo Medical & Dental University
Yuriko Tsuruoka , Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Ryosuke Shibasaki , University of Tokyo
pp. 77
Session 5: Computer-Aided, Knowledge-Based, and Decision Support Systems

Performing and Optimizing Individualized Actuarial Prediction of Post-Prostatectomy PSA Control with a Clinical Outcome Prediction Expert (COPE) (Abstract)

Martin D. Altschuler , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Rex Cheung , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Richard Whittington , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
pp. 97

Modeling a Decision Support System to Prevent Adverse Drug Events (Abstract)

Beatriz H.S.C. Rocha , Hospital de Clinicas da Universidade Federal do Parana
Guilherme Del Fiol , Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana
Percy Nohama , Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana
pp. 109

Using Bayesian Networks for Diagnostic Reasoning in Penetrating Injury Assessment (Abstract)

John R. Clarke , MCP-Hahnemann University
Bonnie Webber , University of Edinburgh
Omolola Ogunyemi , Brigham and Women's Hospital
pp. 115
Session 6: Medical Devices and Data Acquisition

Generalized Feldkamp Image Reconstruction from Equiangular Cone-Beam Projection Data (Abstract)

Hong Liu , Johns Hopkins University
Ge Wang , University of Iowa
Ben Wang , Beijing Union University
pp. 123

Hybrid Medical Imaging: Scanning Thermoacoustic Tomography (Abstract)

Lihong V. Wang , Texas A&M University
Geng Ku , Texas A&M University
pp. 129

Parallel Implementation of a MR-Mammography Matching Algorithm (Abstract)

Aldo v. Wangenheim , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Dirk Krechel , Universit?t Kaiserslautern
Rainer Maximini , Universit?t Kaiserslautern
pp. 135

Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging of Abnormal Gray Matter in Multiple Sclerosis (Abstract)

Jerry S. Wolinsky , University of Texas at Houston Medical School
Ponnada A. Narayana , University of Texas at Houston Medical School
Rakesh Sharma , University of Texas at Houston Medical School
pp. 141
Invited Talk

Tissue Mechanical Attributes Imaging: Principles and Methods (Abstract)

Faouzi Kallel , University of Texas Medical School
Jonathan Ophir , University of Texas Medical School
pp. 147
Session 7: Medical Image Analysis

Texture Based Classification of Mass Abnormalities in Mammograms (Abstract)

N. Kehtarnavaz , Texas A&M University
S. Baeg , Texas A&M University
pp. 163

A Multigrid Approach to the Gibbsian Classification of Mammograms (Abstract)

Ian R. Greenshields , University of Connecticut
Zhihong Yang , University of Connecticut
pp. 169

Detecting and Correcting Failed Segmentations of Radiological Images Using a Knowledge-Based Approach (Abstract)

Harley Wagner , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Dirk Krechel , Universit?t Kaiserslautern
Aldo V. Wangenheim , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Peter Conrad , Universit?t Kaiserslautern
pp. 175

Real-Time Extraction of Carotid Artery Contours from Ultrasound Images (Abstract)

M.R. Sirouspour , University of British Columbia
P. Abolmaesumi , University of British Columbia
S.E. Salcudean , University of British Columbia
pp. 181
Session 8: Medical Image Analysis

Automated Chromosome Classification Using Wavelet-Based Band Pattern Descriptors (Abstract)

Qiang Wu , Perceptive Scientific Instruments, Inc.
Kenneth R. Castleman , Perceptive Scientific Instruments, Inc.
pp. 189

Detection and Delineation of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions in Gadolinium-Enhanced 3D T1-Weighted MRI Data (Abstract)

Ponnada A. Narayana , University of Texas at Houston Medical School
Renjie He , University of Texas at Houston Medical School
pp. 201

Segmentation of Magnetic Resonance Images Using a Neuro-Fuzzy Algorithm (Abstract)

Ramiro Castellanos , Texas Technical University
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Technical University
pp. 207
Session 9: Medical Data Storage, Management, and Retrieval

CoMed: A Real-Time Collaborative Medicine System (Abstract)

Eom Joon Kim , Zeospace Incorporated
Mee Young Sung , University of Inchon
Myung-Whun Sung , Seoul National University
Jae Hong Yoo , Zeospace Incorporated
Moon Suck Kim , University of Inchon
pp. 215

Adaptive Wavelet Technique for Effective Storage and Fast Internet Transmission of Medical Images (Abstract)

V. Kustov , Texas Technical University
D. Mehrl , Texas Technical University
P. Srinivasan , Texas Technical University
S. Mitra , Texas Technical University
S. Shishkin , Texas Technical University
pp. 221

Design Considerations for Advanced, Clinically Integrated, Radiologist Digital Dictation System (Abstract)

Stan Hildebrand , University of Texas at Houston
Rebecca L. Downs , University of Texas at Houston
Charles T. Suitor , University of Texas at Houston
Kevin W. McEnery , University of Texas at Houston
pp. 227
Session 10: Medical Data Storage, Management, and Retrieval

Integration of Intelligent Engines for a Large Scale Medical Image Database (Abstract)

Kent K.T. Cheung , City University of Hong Kong
Lilian H.Y. Tang , University of Cambridge
Rudolf Hanka , University of Cambridge
Horace H.S. Ip , City University of Hong Kong
Ringo Lam , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 235

Efficient Schema Design for a Pharmaceutical Data Repository (Abstract)

Robert Jones , Eli Lilly & Company
Robert Oppelt , Eli Lilly & Company
Zina Ben Miled , Purdue University
Yang Liu , Purdue University
Michael Bem , Eli Lilly & Company
Omran Bukhres , Purdue University
pp. 247

Use of Shape Models to Search Digitized Spine X-rays (Abstract)

George R. Thoma , National Library of Medicine
L. Rodney Long , National Library of Medicine
pp. 255
Session 11: Medical Network, Multimedia, and Visualization

An Information System for the Effective Management of Ambulances (Abstract)

S. Sioutas , University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute
J. Garofalakis , University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute
G. Derekenaris , University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute
J. Prentzas , University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute
C. Makris , University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute
A. Tsakalidis , University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute
pp. 269

Software Agent Based Approach Towards Tele-Electrocardiography (Abstract)

Pradeep Ray , University of New South Wales
Pronab Ganguly , University of New South Wales
Graham Low , University of New South Wales
pp. 275

Image Workflow Enterprise Architecture of the Clarian Health System (Abstract)

Dong Hoang , Indiana University and Purdue University
Christina Davenport , Indiana University and Purdue University
Omran Bukhres , Indiana University and Purdue University
pp. 281

Linking Clinical, Research and Administrative Computer Systems (Abstract)

Herbert Fong , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York
Marcus Gauzza , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York
David Reich , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York
Marina Krol , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York
pp. 287

Internet-Orientated Medical Information System for Dicom-Data Transfer, Visualization and Revision (Abstract)

Sergey Khludov , Institute of Telematics
Lutz Vorwerk , Institute of Telematics
Christoph Meinel , Institute of Telematics
pp. 293

A Multimedia-Editor for Making Findings in Radiology (Abstract)

Christoph Meinel , Institut of Telematics
Lutz Vorwerk , Institut of Telematics
pp. 297

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 303
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