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Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (2001)
Bethesda, Maryland
Mar. 26, 2001 to Mar. 27, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1004-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xiii
Keynote Address
Session TA1: Decision Support Systems 1

Cross-Learning on Multiple Databases in the Case of Acute Appendicitis (Abstract)

M. Zorman , University of Maribor
V. Podgorelec , University of Maribor
H.-P. Eich , Heinrich-Heine University D?sseldorf
P. Kokol , University of Maribor
C. Ohmann , Heinrich-Heine University D?sseldorf
pp. 0017

Multiple Model (MM) Dosage Design: Achieving Target Goals with Maximal Precision (Abstract)

F. Jiang , USC School of Medicine
A. Botnen , USC School of Medicine
M. Milman , USC School of Medicine
R. Jelliffe , USC School of Medicine
V. Gandhi , USC School of Medicine
S. Leonov , USC School of Medicine
A. Gandhi , USC School of Medicine
A. Schumitzky , USC School of Medicine
D. Bayard , USC School of Medicine
pp. 0023
Session TB1: Image Processing 1

A Digital Deformable Anisotropic Brain Atlas Based on the Talairach Atlas and Recursive Spatial Data Structures (Abstract)

Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Harley Wagner , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Paulo César Trevisol-Bittencourt , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim , UNIVALI - Universidade doVale do Itaja?
Dirk Krechel , University of Kaiserslautern,
pp. 0036

Cardiovascular Cartography-A New Non-Invasive Technique to Detect Coronary Artery Disease (Abstract)

J. Lakotosh , ASKIT kft
I. Jakobicz , ASKIT kft
R.J. Augustus , Austin Systems Inc
R.V. Kumar , Scalene Cybernetics
G.N. Shirbur , Scalene Cybernetics
pp. 0042
Session TC1: Distributed Components

An Interoperable Data Architecture for Data Exchange in a Biomedical Research Network (Abstract)

Heather Kincaid , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Sudhir Srivastava , National Cancer Institute
Gregory J. Downing , National Institutes of Health
J. Steven Hughes , NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Daniel Crichton , NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
pp. 0065

Components Proposal for Medical Images and HIS (Abstract)

Gerson Linck Bichinho , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Raquel Kolitski Stasiu , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 0073

The Importance of Distributed, Component-Based Healthcare Information Systems: The Role of a Service-Based Architecture (Abstract)

Robert Carter , Duke University
David W. Forslund , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sascha Koenig , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Torsten Staab , Los Alamos National Laboratory
James E. George , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mary Kratz , Internet2
pp. 0079
Session TA2: Medical Systems 1

MR Breast Perfusion Analysis System (BPAS) (Abstract)

Jasjit S. Suri , Marconi Medical Systems, Inc.
Lou Antloga , Marconi Medical Systems, Inc.
Laura Reden , Marconi Medical Systems, Inc.
pp. 0085

Optimizing Retinal Image Digitization for Improved Digital Processing and Visualization (Abstract)

Peter Soliz , Kestrel Corporation
Ana Edwards , Kestrel Corporation
Sheila C. Nemeth , Kestrel Corporation
Mark Wilson , Kestrel Corporation
pp. 0091

Time Series Analysis of Bio-Medical Signals (Abstract)

Yoshiyasu Tamura , The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Masako Tsuruoka , University of Tokyo
Syunsuke Minakuchi , Tokyo Med. & Dent. University
Yuriko Tsuruoka , The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
pp. 0097

Food Irradiation and the Microwave/RF Market (Abstract)

Harold Hansen , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford
Irina Ilovici , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford
pp. 0103
Session TB2: Pattern Recognition 1

Ensemble Classification of the VF Dataset with Limited Merging (Abstract)

Zhihong Yang , University of Connecticut
Ian R. Greenshields , University of Connecticut
pp. 0117

Detection of Blood Vessels for Radio-Frequency Ablation Treatment Planning (Abstract)

Julia L. Hvizda , National Institutes of Health
Bradford J. Wood , National Institutes of Health
Steven K. Libutti , National Institutes of Health
Hani B. Marcos , National Institutes of Health
Peter J. Yim , National Institutes of Health
Peter L. Choyke , National Institutes of Health
pp. 0123

Robust Fuzzy Segmentation of Magnetic Resonance Images (Abstract)

Dzung L. Pham , Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, Gerontology Research Center
pp. 0127

Abnormality Detection in Automated Mass Screening System of Diabetic Retinopathy (Abstract)

Opas Chutatape , Nanyang Technological University
Huiqi Li , Nanyang Technological University
Shankar. M. Krishnan , Nanyang Technological University
Gang Luo , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 0132
Session TC2: Healthcare Information Systems and Models 1

net-Trials(tm) Clinical Trials Information System (Abstract)

Dianne M. Reeves , National Cancer Institute
Douglas Hageman , National Cancer Institute
pp. 0141

A Web-Based Multimedia Diabetes Mellitus Education Tool for School Nurses (Abstract)

Paul E. Knudson , Upstate Medical University
Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang , State University of New York Binghamton
Suzanne Meyer , Upstate Medical University
Ruth S. Weinstock , Upstate Medical University
pp. 0146

Automated Reading and Mining of Pre-Hospital Care Reports (Abstract)

Robert Milewski , University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Venu Govindaraju , University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
pp. 0152

LIMS: A Suite of Database Tools for Laboratory Organization (Abstract)

M. S. Hilliard , Logicon ROW Sciences
M. J. Rosenberg , NHGRI/NIH
D. L. Larson , NHGRI/NIH
pp. 0158

Population Pharmacokinetic/Dynamic (PK/PD) Modeling via the World Wide Web (Abstract)

M. Thomas , San Diego Supercomputer Center
N. Hoem , USC School of Medicine
R. Jelliffe , USC School of Medicine
A. Botnen , USC School of Medicine
X. Wang , USC School of Medicine
pp. 0163
Session TA3: Decision Support Systems 2

Annotated Bayesian Networks: A Tool to Integrate Textual and Probabilistic Medical Knowledge (Abstract)

Tadeusz Dobrowiecki , Budapest Univ. of Tech. and Economics
Péter Antal , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Tamás Mészáros , Budapest Univ. of Tech. and Economics
Bart de Moor , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
pp. 0177

Evolving Groups of Basic Decision Trees (Abstract)

Matej Šprogar , Laboratory for System Design
Milan Zorman , Laboratory for System Design
Jirí Klema , Czech Technical University in Prague
Vili Podgorelec , Laboratory for System Design
Lenka Lhotska , Czech Technical University in Prague
Peter Kokol , Laboratory for System Design
pp. 0183

A Model for Distributed Medical Image Processing Using CORBA (Abstract)

Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Euclides de Moraes Barros Jr , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Michel Sehn , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Dirk Krechel , Univeristy of Kaiserslautern
pp. 0189
Session TB3: Image Processing 2

Efficient Visualization of Encoded Fourier Transform Infrared Microscopic Data of Osteoporotic Bone (Abstract)

Shuyu Yang , Texas Tech University
E. P. Paschalis , The Hospital for Special Surgery
Gilberto Zamora , Texas Tech University
Margaret Peterson , The Hospital for Special Surgery
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University
pp. 0197

Evaluation of Invariant Models for Dolphin Photo-Identification (Abstract)

B. N. Araabi , Texas A&M University,
G. Hillman , University of Texas
B. Würsig , Texas A&M University at Galveston
N. Kehtarnavaz , Texas A&M University,
pp. 0203

From Planning of Complex Bone Deformities Correction to Computer Aided Operation (Abstract)

R. Maenner , Universities Mannheim and Heidelberg
L. Kinzl , University of Ulm
F. Gebhard , University of Ulm
P. Keppler , University of Ulm
J. Hesser , Universities Mannheim and Heidelberg
O. Krivonos , University of Ulm
pp. 0210

Real Time Peripheral Arterial Flow and Wall Properties Derived by Pulse Waveform Analysis and B-Mode Ultrasound Imaging (Abstract)

Randall Pursley , National Institutes of Health
Gheona Altarescu , National Institutes of Health
Raphael Schiffmann , National Institutes of Health
Emilios Dimitriadis , National Institutes of Health
David F. Moore , National Institutes of Health
pp. 0216
Session TC3: Healthcare Information Systems and Models 2

Development of a Hemodynamic Database in Severe Trauma Patients to Define Optimal Goals and Predict Outcome (Abstract)

Wc Shoemaker , University of Southern California
A Botnen , University of Southern California
Ds Bayard , Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ccj Wo , University of Southern California
Rw Jelliffe , University of Southern California
pp. 0231

Fuzzy Presentation of Medical Data (Abstract)

A. Fuhrman , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
M. Krol , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
L. Pavone , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
D.L. Reich , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
R. Roth , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
pp. 0241

PhysioNet: An NIH Research Resource for Physiologic Datasets and Open Source Software (Abstract)

A.L. Goldberger , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
I.C. Henry , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
R.G. Mark , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
G.B. Moody , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 0245
Session FA1: Decision Support Systems 3

Process Oriented Knowledge Management for Radiological Examinations (Abstract)

Krechel Dirk , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
von Wangenheim Aldo , University of Kaiserslautern
Faber Kerstin , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Reidenbach Daniel , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
pp. 0253

Searching for Missing Participants in Long Term Studies (Abstract)

Antonia Augurt , Hospital for Special Surgery
Stephen A. Paget , Hospital for Special Surgery
Margaret G.E. Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery
pp. 0259

Criteria for Developing Clinical Decision Support Systems (Abstract)

David M. Klubert , Science Applications International Corporation
Raymond S. Crawford , Science Applications International Corporation
Colt G. Courtright , Science Applications International Corporation
pp. 0270
Session FB1: Pattern Recognition 2

A Prediction Method for Multi-Class Systems Based on Limited Data (Abstract)

Gary D. Knott , Civilized Software, Inc.
Vladimir A. Kuznetsov , National Institute of Child Health and Human Development /NIH
pp. 0279

Important Statistical Considerations in Classifier Systems (Abstract)

James M. DeLeo , National Institutes of Health
Stephen J. Rosenfeld , National Institutes of Health
pp. 0285

Automated Measurement of Structures on CT and MR Imagery: A Validation Study (Abstract)

Saara Totterman , University of Rochester
Chihiro Takahashi , University of Rochester
Kevin J. Parker , VirtualScopics, LLC
Jose Tamez-Pena , VirtualScopics, LLC
Edward Ashton , University of Rochester
pp. 0300
Session FC1: Healthcare Information Systems and Models 3

Bridging Two Biomedical Journal Databases with XML-A Case Study (Abstract)

Glenn Pearson , US National Library of Medicine (NLM) and MSD, Inc.
Chan Moon , US National Library of Medicine (NLM) and MSD, Inc.
pp. 0309

Automated Medical Citation Records Creation for Web-Based On-Line Journals (Abstract)

George R. Thomas , National Library of Medicine
Loc Q. Tran , National Library of Medicine
Daniel X. Le , National Library of Medicine
Chan W. Moon , National Library of Medicine
Susan E. Hauser , National Library of Medicine
Joseph Chow Jongwoo Kim , National Library of Medicine
pp. 0315

Web Page Downloading and Classification (Abstract)

Chan W. Moon , National Library of Medicine
George R. Thoma , National Library of Medicine
Daniel X. Le , National Library of Medicine
Loc Q. Tran , National Library of Medicine
pp. 0321

Automatic Update of the Departmental Faculty Database Using PUBMED's PMID (Abstract)

R Roth , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
M Krol , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Dl Reich , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Z. Volnyansky , Mount Sinai School of Medicine
pp. 0327
Session FA2: Medical Systems 2

Robotically Assisted Spine Needle Placement: Program Plan and Cadaver Study (Abstract)

Kevin Cleary , Georgetown University Medical Center
Dan Stoianovici , Brady Urological Institute
Filip Banovac , Georgetown University Medical Center
David Lindisch , Georgetown University Medical Center
Vance Watson , Georgetown University Hospital
pp. 0339

A Method to Record, Store, and Analyze Multiple Physiologic Pressure Recordings (Abstract)

Hetty L. DeVroom , National Institutes of Health
Charles A. Sansur , National Institutes of Health
John D. Heiss , National Institutes of Health
Alec Eidsath , National Institutes of Health
Robert Ennis , National Institutes of Health
pp. 0343

Analysis of Impulse Response on Walking Stability by a Synchronized System of Two Accelerometers (Abstract)

Yuriko Tsuruoka , The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Shunji Murai , University of Tokyo
Masako Tsuruoka , University of Tokyo
Ryosuke Shibasaki , University of Tokyo
Yoshifumi Yasuoka , University of Tokyo
pp. 0348

Clinical Research Protocol Mapping: A Description of a Pilot (Abstract)

Stephen Rosenfeld , National Institutes of Health
Charlotte Seckman , National Institutes of Health
Carol Romano , National Institutes of Health
pp. 0354
Session FB2: Image Processing 3

Level Set Regularizers for Shape Recovery in Medical Images (Abstract)

Jasjit S. Suri , Marconi Medical Systems, Inc.
Kecheng Liu , Marconi Medical Systems, Inc.
pp. 0369

Morphological Templates for Extracting Texture Information in X-Ray Mammography (Abstract)

Ying Sun , University of Rhode Island
Fyzodeen Khan , University of Rhode Island
pp. 0375

Medical Image Processing, Analysis & Visualization in Clinical Research (Abstract)

Karl Csaky , National Institutes of Health
Delia McGarry , National Institutes of Health
Matthew J. McAuliffe , National Institutes of Health
Francois M. Lalonde , National Institutes of Health
Benes L. Trus , National Institutes of Health
William Gandler , National Institutes of Health
pp. 0381
Session FC2: Physiological Modeling

An Adaptive Grid Non-Parametric Approach to Pharmacokinetic and Dynamic (PK/PD) Population Models (Abstract)

M. Van Guilder , USC School of Medicine
R. Leary , University of California, San Diego
A. Schumitzky , USC School of Medicine
R. Jelliffe , USC School of Medicine
pp. 0389

Haptic Texture Generation - A Heuristic Method for Virtual Body Structures (Abstract)

Sammy A. Deeb , Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Randy S. Haluck , Penn State Geisinger Health System
John A. Griswold , Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Eric Acosta , Texas Tech University
Bharti Temkin , Texas Tech University
pp. 0395

Networked Stereoscopic Virtual Environment System (Abstract)

Kenneth Waldron , Stanford University School of Medicine
Bharti Temkin , Texas Tech University
Christopher Stanley , Texas Tech University
Parvati Dev , Stanford University School of Medicine
W. LeRoy Heinrichs , Stanford University School of Medicine
Sakti Srivastava , Stanford University School of Medicine
pp. 0400

Population Pharmacokinetic and Dynamic Models: Parametric (P) and Nonparametric (NP) Approaches (Abstract)

A. Schumitzky , USC School of Medicine
X Wang , USC School of Medicine
R. Leary , University of California, San Diego
R. Jelliffe , USC School of Medicine
M. Van Guilder , USC School of Medicine
pp. 0407
Session FA3: Decision Support Systems 4

Selection of Voice Features to Diagnose Hearing Impairments of Children (Abstract)

Antony Grzanka , Warsaw University of Technology
Iryna Skrypnyk , University of Jyv?skyl?
Seppo Puuronen , University of Jyv?skyl?
Agata Szkielkowska , Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing
pp. 0427

Statistically Optimized Biopsy Strategy for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer (Abstract)

Zhiqiang Lao , Johns Hopkins University
Dinggang Shen , Johns Hopkins University
Jianchao Zeng , Georgetown University Medical Center
Edward H. Herskovits , Johns Hopkins University
Christos Davatzikos , Johns Hopkins University
Gabor Fichtinger , Johns Hopkins University
pp. 0433

Stochastic Analysis of Therapeutic Modalities Using a Database of Patient Responses (Abstract)

A. Botnen , USC School of Medicine
R. Jelliffe , USC School of Medicine
W.C. Shoemaker , USC School of Medicine
D.S. Bayard , USC School of Medicine
pp. 0439

Safety Models: An Analytical Tool for Risk Analysis of Medical Device Systems (Abstract)

Paul L. Jones , U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration Center for Devices and Radiological Health Office of Science and Technology
Jim Kenner , Wisdom Software, LTD
Kirk Sayre , Wisdom Software, LTD
pp. 0445
Session FB3: Pattern Recognition 3

A Statistical 3-D Segmentation Algorithm for Classifying Brain Tissues in Multiple Sclerosis (Abstract)

Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech Univeristy
Zhanyu Ge , Texas Tech Univeristy
Vikram Venkatesan , Texas Tech Univeristy
pp. 0455

Classification of Simulated Elastograms Based on Texture Features (Abstract)

B. N. Araabi , Texas A&M University
N. Kehtarnavaz , Texas A&M University
pp. 0461

Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Pnemoconiosis Using Neural Network (Abstract)

Takaharu Kouda , Kyushu Institute of Technology
Hiroshi Kondo , Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 0467

Hidden Markov Models for Chromosome Identification (Abstract)

Dianne P. O'Leary , University of Maryland
John M. Conroy , Institute for Defense Analyses
William Lefkowitz , Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Timothy J. O'Leary , Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Rawatmal B. Surana , Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Kewi L. Christopher , Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Tamara G. Kolda , Sandia National Laboratories
Robert L. Becker Jr , Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
pp. 0473
Session FC3: Healthcare Information Systems and Models 4

Teaching of Electrocardiogram Interpretation Guided by a Tutorial Expert (Abstract)

Dr. João da Silva Dias , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Dr. Edson Scalabrin , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Jaime de Britto , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Raquel Kolitski Stasiu , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 0487

TEST: A Web-Based T-Cell Epitope Search Tool (Abstract)

Lenny Grover , National Cancer Institute
Richard Simon , National Cancer Institute
Yingdong Zhao , National Cancer Institute
pp. 0493

The Common Data Element Dictionary-A Standard Nomenclature for the Reporting of Phase 3 Cancer Clinical Trial Data (Abstract)

John Silva , National Cancer Institute
Pam West , EMMES Corporation
Carolyn Pifer , Oracle Corporation
Claudine Valmonte , EMMES Corporation
Beverly Meadows , National Cancer Institute
Jeffrey Abrams , National Cancer Institute
Michaele Christian , National Cancer Institute
pp. 0498
Session FB4: Image Processing 4

Optimal Scanning, Display and Segmentation of the International Labor Organization (ILO) X-Ray Images Set for Pneumoconiosis (Abstract)

Janakiramanan Ramachandran , University of New Mexico
Constantinos S. Pattichis , University of New Mexico
Marios S. Pattichis , University of New Mexico
Peter Soliz , Kestrel Corporation
Mark Wilson , Kestrel Corporation
pp. 0511

Registration of Time-Series Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Images for Renography (Abstract)

Hani B. Marcos , Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
Ian Heaton , Sensor Systems
Peter J. Yim , Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
Peter L. Choyke , Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
Delia McGarry , Center for Information Technology, National Institutes of Health
Matthew McAuliffe , Center for Information Technology, National Institutes of Health
pp. 0516
Session FC4: Healthcare Information Systems and Models 5

Standardization for Telemedical Consultation on a Basis of Multimedia Case History (Abstract)

Saveliy Goldberg , Massachusetts General Hospital
Nikita Shklovskiy-Kordi , National Center For Hematology
Boris Zingerman , National Center For Hematology
Juriy Freidin , National Center For Hematology
Nikolay Rivkind , Diagnostic Center
Scott Davis , University of Washington, Seattle
Marina Krol , Mount Sinai Hospital
pp. 0535

IBMAS: An Internet Based Medical Archive System (Abstract)

Andrzej Krol , SUNY Upstate Medical University
Guangbiao Pu , SUNY Binghamton
Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang , SUNY Binghamton
pp. 0541

Web-Based Data Capture and Management in Epidemiologic Investigations (Abstract)

John M. Weiner , XXIV Century Press, Inc.
Germaine M. Buck , National Institutes of Health
John E. Vena , University at Buffalo, State University of New York
John H.R. Schuster , Phoenix Workgroup Computing
pp. 0547

Author Index (PDF)

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