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Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (2003)
New York, New York
June 26, 2003 to June 27, 2003
ISSN: 1063-7125
ISBN: 0-7695-1901-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. xi
Panel Discussion

Developing Solution-Focused Technologies — New York City Health and Hospital Corporation?s Electronic Medical Record (Abstract)

Gregory Almond , Metropolitan Hospital Center — New York Medical College
Jonathan Leviss , NYC HHC — Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Glenn Martin , Queens Health Network — Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
David Rubinstein , Elmhurst Hospital Center — Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Peter Peacock , Kings County Hospital Center — State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
Daniel Morreale , North Bronx Health Network
pp. 0003
Medical Databases

A Chronological Database as Backbone for Clinical Practice and Research Data Management (Abstract)

Michael W. Kattan , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Frank Sculli , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Paul A. Fearn , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Kevin Regan , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Jared Katz , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
pp. 9

Integration of Biological Data Resources Using Image Object Keying (Abstract)

A. G. Stockman , University of London
Shahedur Rahman , Middlesex University
Nawaz Khan , Middlesex University
pp. 16

Using a Medical Digital Library for Education Purposes (Abstract)

Michael Hatzopoulos , University of Athens
Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos , Harokopio University of Athens
Mara Nikolaidou , University of Athens
pp. 22

Just-In-Time Database-Driven Web Applications (Abstract)

Kenneth R. Ong , Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, the academic affiliate of New York Medical College in New York City
pp. 28

The Associations between Variables in Large Databases (Abstract)

M.G.E. Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery
J.M. Lane , Hospital for Special Surgery
pp. 35
Signal and Image Processing

"Automatic" Multimodal Medical Image Fusion (Abstract)

Saeed Bajwa , Wilson Memorial Hospital/State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Jian Yao , State University of New York at Binghamton
Thomas Gudas , Wilson Memorial Hospital/State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang , State University of New York at Binghamton
pp. 43

Planar Arrangement of High-Dimensional Biomedical Data Sets by Isomap Coordinates (Abstract)

Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Ik Soo Lim , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Pablo de Heras Ciechomski , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Sofiane Sarni , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 50

Automatic Locating the Centromere on Human Chromosome Pictures (Abstract)

S.R. Ghaffari , University of Tehran
M. Moradi , University of Tehran
S. K. Setarehdan , University of Tehran
pp. 56

A Wavelet-Based Multi-Spectral Codec for Efficient Detection of Cervical Neoplasia from Encoded Cervical Images (Abstract)

Shuyu Yang , Texas Tech University
Rodney Long , National Library of Medicine
Jiangling Guo , Texas Tech University
Brian Nutter , Texas Tech University
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University
Daron Ferris , Medical College of Georgia
pp. 68

An Image Processing System Scheme in B Mode Ultrasonic Ophthalmological Scanner (Abstract)

Tan Yiyu , Nanjing University
Zhang Ning , Southern Yangtze University
pp. 74

Computer Modeling of Intracoronary Stents Undergoing MRI Scanning: Simulating Electrogenesis (Abstract)

Glenn I Fishman , New York University School of Medicine
Leon Axel , New York University School of Medicine
Henry J Feldman , New York University School of Medicine
pp. 80
Networks and Telemedicine

Localized Knowledge Based Intelligent Medical (Abstract)

Victor B. Lawrence , LucentTechnologies
Syed V. Ahamed , City University of New York
pp. 89

Security Issues in the Development of a Wireless Blood-Glucose Monitoring System (Abstract)

Guoliang Qian , City College of New York
Akira Kawaguchi , City College of New York
Stewart Russell , City College of New York
pp. 102

A Distributed Framework of Web-Based Telemedicine System (Abstract)

Yang Xiang , Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Zhengxiang Li , Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Qiwei Gu , Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Shenzhen University
pp. 108
Knowledge-Based Systems

A National Virtual Specimen Database for Early Cancer Detection (Abstract)

Daniel Crichton , California Institute of Technology
Donald Johnsey , National Institutes of Health
Sean Kelly , California Institute of Technology
Marcy Winget , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Sudhir Srivastava , National Institutes of Health
Heather Kincaid , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
pp. 117

Search Strategies for Ensemble Feature Selection in Medical Diagnostics (Abstract)

P?draig Cunningham , Trinity College Dublin
Seppo Puuronen* , University of Jyv?skyl?
Mykola Pechenizkiy , University of Jyv?skyl?
Alexey Tsymbal , Trinity College Dublin
pp. 124

Integrating CBR into the Health Care Organization (Abstract)

Aldo von Wangenheim , University of Santa Catarina
Dirk Krechel , SER Solutions Deutschland GmbH
F?bio Alexandrini , University Unidavi
Kerstin Maximini , University of Hildesheim
pp. 130

Intelligent Platform for Automatic Medical Knowledge Acquisition: Detection and Understanding of Neural Dysfunctions (Abstract)

Peter Kokol , University of Maribor and Centre for Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research and Studies
Bruno Stiglic , University of Maribor
Petra Povalej , University of Maribor
Milan Zorman , University of Maribor and Complex and Intelligent Systems Institute
Dušan Flisar , Maribor Teaching Hospital
Mitja Leni č , University of Maribor
pp. 136
Biomedical Images Analysis

CycML — A Language to Describe Radiological Images (Abstract)

Michael M. Richter , University of Kaiserslautern
Eros Comunello , University of Kaiserslautern
Paulo R. Wille , University of Mainz
Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal university of Santa Catarina
Thiago R. dos Santos , University of Kaiserslautern
Daniel D. Abdala , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 145

MultiWaveMed: A System for Medical Image Retrieval through Wavelets Transformations (Abstract)

Agma J.M. Traina , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos
Caetano Traina Jr. , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos
Cesar A.B. Casta? , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos
pp. 150

A Prototype Content-Based Image Retrieval System for Spine X-Rays (Abstract)

George R. Thoma , National Library of Medicine
L. Rodney Long , National Library of Medicine
Sameer K. Antani , National Library of Medicine
pp. 156

Integrating Images to Patient Electronic Medical Records through Content-Based Retrieval Techniques (Abstract)

Caetano Traina Jr. , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos
Agma Traina , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos
Nat?lia A. Rosa , University of S?o Paulo at Ribeir?o Preto
pp. 163

Localizing Contour Points for Indexing an X-Ray Image Retrieval System (Abstract)

L. R. Long , National Library of Medicine
S. Antani , National Library of Medicine
Xiaoqian Xu , Brigham Young University
D. J. Lee , Brigham Young University
pp. 169

Retrieval by Content of Medical Images Using Texture for Tissue Identification (Abstract)

Agma J. M. Traina , University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos
Caetano Traina Jr , University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos
Joaquim Cezar Felipe , Institute of Superior Education COC and University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos
pp. 175
Information Systems in Medicine

A Clinical Report Management System Based upon the DICOM Structured Report Standard (Abstract)

Mariana Kessler Bortoluzzi , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Kerstin Maximini , University of Hildesheim
Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina
pp. 183

Towards Accountability for Electronic Patient Records (Abstract)

Ana Ferreira , HP Labs Bristol
Adrian Baldwin , HP Labs Bristol
Simon Shiu , HP Labs Bristol
pp. 189

PDA vs. Laptop: A Comparison of Two Versions of a Nursing Documentation Application (Abstract)

Daniel Z. Sands , Harvard Medical School
Jose A. Borges , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Nestor J. Rodriguez , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Viviam Murillo , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Yajaira Soler , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Celia R. Colon-Rivera , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
pp. 201

Integration of Distributed Healthcare Records: Publishing Legacy Data as XML Documents Compliant with CEN/TC251 ENV13606 (Abstract)

J. A. Maldonado , E.U.I., Technical University of Valencia
P. Crespo , E.U.I., Technical University of Valencia
M. Robles , E.U.I., Technical University of Valencia
pp. 213

A Mobile-Based Marketing Information Management System (Abstract)

Whe Dar Lin , The Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology
pp. 219
Decision Support Systems

Guideline Composition from Minimum Basic Data Set (Abstract)

David Riañ o , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
pp. 231

Approximate Entropy Based Pulse Variability Analysis (Abstract)

David Zhang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Shuying Wang , 211 Hospital, Harbin
Lisheng Xu , Harbin Institute of Technology
Kuanquan Wang , Harbin Institute of Technology
Naimin Li , 211 Hospital, Harbin
Zhenguo Li , Harbin Institute of Technology
pp. 236

Improved Medical Decision Support with Multimethod Approach (Abstract)

Enis Avdičaiščević , University of Maribor
Petra Povalej , University of Maribor
Milan Zorman , University of Maribor
Mitja Lenič , University of Maribor
Bruno Stiglic , University of Maribor
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
pp. 242
Software Systems in Medicine and Computer-Aided Systems

The Long-Term Adoption of Speech Recognition in Medical Applications (Abstract)

Michael A. Grasso , George Washington University School of Medicine
pp. 257

Multimedia Case History as a Tool for Management of Patients and Clinical Trials (Abstract)

Boris Zingerman , 1National Center for Hematology, Moscow
Nikita Shklovskiy-Kordi , National Center for Hematology, Moscow
Marina Krol , Mount Sinai Hospital
Lyuba Varticovski , Tufts University
Scott Davis , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Nikolay Rivkind , Massachusetts General Hospital
pp. 269

Colored Visualization of Shape Differences between Bones (Abstract)

Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Ik Soo Lim , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Sofiane Sarni , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 273

GSR and HRV: Its Application in Clinical Diagnosis (Abstract)

Ninad M Mahajan , V.E.S Institute of Technology
Amit K Agarwal , V.E.S Institute of Technology
Nutan D Ahuja , V.E.S Institute of Technology
Hatim N Kapadia , V.E.S Institute of Technology
Naresh H Mehta , V.E.S Institute of Technology
pp. 279

Agent-Based Simulation of Nosocomial Transmission in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (Abstract)

Marc M. Triola , New York University School of Medicine
Robert S. Holzman , New York University School of Medicine
pp. 284

Implementation of the Communication for the Cooperation in Mycin (Abstract)

Sadika Selka , Universit? des Sciences et de la Technologie d?Oran
Zoulikha Mekkakia , Universit? des Sciences et de la Technologie d?Oran
pp. 289
Software Systems in Medicine and Computer-Aided Systems

Non-Invasive Monitoring of the Human Blood Pressure (Abstract)

Zdeněk Peroutka , University of West Bohemia
Jiří Čengery , University of West Bohemia
Pavla Holejšovsk? , University of West Bohemia
pp. 301

An Imaging System Correlating Lip Shapes with Tongue Contact Patterns for Speech Pathology Research (Abstract)

D. J. Lee , Brigham Young University
Sameer Antani , National Library of Medicine
Xiaoqian Xu , Brigham Young University
Daniel Bates , Brigham Young University
Christopher Dromey , Brigham Young University
pp. 307
Segmentation

Localization of a Linear Structure Object in Medical Images Based on Hidden Markov Model (Abstract)

Xing Hancheng , Southeast University
Xu Tao , Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Southeast University
pp. 317

Volumetry of Hepatic Metastases in Computed Tomography Using the Watershed and Active Contour Algorithms (Abstract)

Peter J. Yim , UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
David J. Foran , UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
pp. 329

A JAVA-Based System for Segmentation and Analysis of Retinal Images (Abstract)

B. Raman , Kestrel Corporation
M. Wilson , Kestrel Corporation
P. Soliz , Kestrel Corporation
I. Benche , Kestrel Corporation
pp. 336

A 3D Modeling Scheme for Cerebral Vasculature from MRA Datasets (Abstract)

Xuanqin Mou , Xi'an Jiaotong University
Zhongyuan Qin , Xi'an Jiaotong University
Ruofei Zhang , State University of New York at Binghamton
pp. 346
Medical Devices with Embedded Computer

Embedded System-Based Mobile Patient Monitoring Device (Abstract)

A.R. Al-Ali , American University of Sharjah
M. Al-Shaikh , American University of Sharjah
M. Al-Rousan , American University of Sharjah
pp. 355

Computer Controlled Robotic Arm (Abstract)

Subramanian Balagopalan , VES Institute of Technology
Ankit D. Matkar , VES Institute of Technology
Rajendra K. Nirmal , VES Institute of Technology
Nutan Ahuja , VES Institute of Technology
Uttamkumar S. Banerjee , VES Institute of Technology
Vikram A. Darbhe , VES Institute of Technology
Tushit N. Mapara , VES Institute of Technology
pp. 361

An Embedded Computer-Based Intraoperative Spinal Nerve Integrity Monitor (Abstract)

Pete Sterrantino , Medtronic, Xomed
Ralph Fravel , Medtronic, Xomed
David Hacker , Medtronic, Xomed
pp. 367
Data Mining and Knowledge Recovery

Unsupervised Learning Using Multivariate Symbolic Hybrid (Abstract)

Enis Avdičaušević , University of Maribor
Mitja Lenič , University of Maribor
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
pp. 373

Medical Data Extraction and Organization from the Internet (Abstract)

Javier Gramajo , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
David Riaño , Universitat Rovira i Virgili
pp. 379

Finding Boundary Subjects for Medical Decision Support with Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
Viljem Žumer , University of Maribor
Mitja Lenič , University of Maribor
Damijan Rebernak , University of Maribor
pp. 385

Optimization of Organizational Knowledge Transfer Model (Abstract)

Irina Ilovici , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Hartford
J. Han , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Hartford
pp. 391

Intelligent Data Analysis of Human Bone Density (Abstract)

Peter Kokol , University of Maribor
Margaret G.E. Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery
Petra Povalej , University of Maribor
Mitja Lenič , University of Maribor
Milan Zorman , University of Maribor
Joseph M. Lane , Hospital for Special Surgery
pp. 397
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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