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Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (2004)
Bethesda, Maryland
June 24, 2004 to June 25, 2004
ISSN: 1063-7125
ISBN: 0-7695-2104-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. xiv

Preface (PDF)

pp. xiv
Keynote Address
Session TA1: Medical Databases

Integrity for Electronic Patient Record Reports (Abstract)

Luis Antunes , Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science & LIACC, Porto, Portugal
Ricardo Correia , Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Porto, Portugal
Pedro Costa , Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Porto, Portugal
Altamiro da Costa Pereira , Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Porto, Portugal
Ernesto Palhares , Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Porto, Portugal
Pedro Marques , Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Porto, Portugal
Ana Ferreira , Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Porto, Portugal
pp. 4

Preliminary Instrumentation for the Efficient Use of Web-Based Electronic Health Records (Abstract)

Sydney Henrard , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
pp. 10

The Effect of Mammogram Databases on Algorithm Performance (Abstract)

Dennis Nikitenko , University of Guelph, Canada
Matteo Fraschini , Universit? di Cagliari, Italy
Jennifer Lyon , University of Guelph, Canada
Michael Wirth , University of Guelph, Canada
pp. 15

A Framework for Molecular Biology Database Integration Using Context Graph (Abstract)

Shahedur Rahman , Middlesex University, UK
A. G. Stockman , University of London, UK
Nawaz Khan , Middlesex University, UK
pp. 21

Using MEDLINE as a Knowledge Source for Disambiguating Abbreviations in Full-Text Biomedical Journal Articles (Abstract)

Vasileios Hatzivassiloglou , Columbia University, New York, NY
W. John Wilbur , National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD
Won Kim , National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD
Hong Yu , Columbia University, New York, NY
pp. 27
Session TB1: Image Processing 1

The Virtual Surgery Patient: Development of a digital, three-dimensional model of human anatomy designed for surgical (Abstract)

Miro Kirov , NYU School of Medicine
Martin S. Nachbar , NYU School of Medicine
Marc M. Triola , NYU School of Medicine
John Qualter , NYU School of Medicine
Mary Ann Hopkins , NYU School of Medicine
Matthew J. Weiner , NYU School of Medicine
pp. 34

Three-dimensional Visualization of Radiological Images using Octrees (Abstract)

Aldo von Wangenheim , Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florian?polis, Brazil
Daniel D. Abdala , Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florian?polis, Brazil
Thiago R. dos Santos , Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florian?polis, Brazil
pp. 44

3D Voxel Fusion of Multi-modality Medical Images in a Clinical Treatment Planning System (Abstract)

Huchen Xie , National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Cynthia M?nard , National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
C. Norman Coleman , National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Holly Ning , National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Guang Li , National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Robert W. Miller , National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 48

A New Interpolation Free Method for X-ray CT Image Reconstruction (Abstract)

Abhishek Mitra , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Swapna Banerjee , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
pp. 54
Session TC1: Clinical Applications 1

Patient Management Logistics (Abstract)

Frank Pierce , Esprit Health
pp. 61

Standard Web-Based Clinical Radiology Images and Reports at the Point of Care (Abstract)

Charlotte A. Seckman , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Stephen Rosenfeld , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Carol Romano , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
pp. 67

A Web-Based Protocol Tracking Management System For Clinical Research (Abstract)

Frank Pecjak , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Adam Frazin , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Yang Fann , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Sarada Chintala , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Robert L. Martino , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Marc Kellogg , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Raj Lingam , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Calvin Johnson , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Gladys Wang , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Barg Upender , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Shaohua A. Wang , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Huey Cheung , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 72

An Operational Data Store for Reporting Clinical Practice Guideline Adherence in Chronic Disease Patients (Abstract)

Timothy T. Wu , Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Matthew R. Kennedy , Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Jill S. Phillips , Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Carolyn K. Hamm , Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
pp. 78
Session TA2: Content-Based Image Retrieval

Including Conditional Operators in Content-Based Image Retrieval in Large Sets of Medical Exams (Abstract)

Agma J. M. Traina , University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos
Josiel Maimoni de Figueiredo , Federal University of Mato Grosso
Caetano Traina Jr. , University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos
pp. 85

Content-based Image Retrieval Using Approximate Shape of Objects (Abstract)

Andr? G. R. Balan , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos - Brazil
Agma J. M. Traina , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos - Brazil
Luis M. Bortolotti , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos - Brazil
Caetano Traina Jr. , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos - Brazil
pp. 91

Partial Shape Matching of Spine X-Ray Shapes Using Dynamic Programming (Abstract)

L. Rodney Long , Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical, Bethesda, MD
D. J. Lee , Brigham Young Univesity, Provo, UT
Sameer Antani , Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical, Bethesda, MD
Xiaoqian Xu , Brigham Young Univesity, Provo, UT
pp. 97
Session TB2: Image Processing 2

Bit-rate Allocation Control and Quality Improvement for Color Channels in HMVQ Image Compression (Abstract)

Prateek Shrivastava , Texas Tech University
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University
Shuyu Yang , Texas Tech University
Jiangling Guo , Texas Tech University
Brian Nutter , Texas Tech University
Kayla Kepley , Texas Tech University
pp. 110

Compression of Three-Dimensional Medical Image Data based on JPEG 2000 (Abstract)

Alberto Aguirre , The University of Texas at El Paso
Sergio D. Cabrera , The University of Texas at El Paso
Aldo Lucero , The University of Texas at El Paso
pp. 116

Secure Transmission of Medical Records Using High Capacity Steganography (Abstract)

Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Yeshwanth Srinivasan , Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Brian Nutter , Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Daron Ferris , Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
Benny Phillips , Gynecologic Oncology Associates, Lubbock, Texas
pp. 122

The Effects of Spatial Resolution on an Automated Diabetic Retinopathy Screening System?s Performance in Detecting Microaneurysms for Diabetic Retinopathy (Abstract)

G. Zamora , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
I. Benche , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
M. Wilson , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
E. S. Bursell , Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA
S. C. Nemeth , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
P. Soliz , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
B. Raman , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
pp. 128

Contrast Enhancement of Microcalcifications in Mammograms using Morphological Enhancement and Non-flat Structuring Elements (Abstract)

Michael Wirth , University of Guelph, Guelph Canada
Jennifer Lyon , University of Guelph, Guelph Canada
Matteo Fraschini , Universit? di Cagliari, Italy
pp. 134
Session TC2: Handheld Computing for Medicine

Clinical Applications of Handheld Computers (Abstract)

Michael A. Grasso , George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
pp. 141

A Testbed System for Mobile Point-of-Care Information Delivery (Abstract)

Glenn Ford , National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Susan E. Hauser , National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
George R. Thoma , National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Dina Demner-Fushman , National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 147

A Usability Study of Physicians' Interaction with PDA and Laptop Applications to Access an Electronic Patient Record System (Abstract)

Jose A. Borges , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Yajaira Soler , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Viviam Murillo , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Nestor J. Rodriguez , University of Puerto Rico-Mayag?
Daniel Z. Sands , Harvard Medical School
pp. 153

A Multimodal Interface for the Immediate Transcription of Radiology Dictation (Abstract)

Wu-chun Feng , University of California, Los Alamos, NM
pp. 161

An Electronic Diary Software for Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) in Clinical Trials (Abstract)

Kenzie Preston , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
Jia-Ling Lin , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
Massoud Vahabzadeh , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
David Epstein , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
Mustapha Mezghanni , Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
pp. 167
Session TA3: Medical Systems

Architectural Design and Implementation of Highly Available and Scalable Medical System with IBM WebSphere Middleware (Abstract)

Jinmei Shen , IBM, Rochester, MN
Hao Wang , IBM, Rochester, MN
Han Wang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 174

DICOM Configuration Management (Abstract)

David Harvey , Bahria University, Islamabad
Khalil ur Rehman , Bahria University, Islamabad
Ali Iqbal , Bahria University, Islamabad
pp. 180

The Network Method for Medical Platform (Abstract)

Whe Dar Lin , The Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan
pp. 185

The Performance Estimation by Queuing Network Models for a Web-based Medical Information System (Abstract)

Ying-Wen Bai , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Chien-Yung Cheng , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 191

SMIS - A Real-Time Stereoscopic Medical Imaging System (Abstract)

Jim X. Chen , George Mason University
Robert S. Ledley , Georgetown University
Zegang Dong , Georgetown University
Shuangbao Wang , George Mason University
pp. 197
Session TB3: Pattern Recognition

Image Analysis Techniques for the Automated Evaluation of Subaxial Subluxation in Cervical Spine X-ray Images (Abstract)

George Thoma , National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Sameer Antani , National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
L. Rodney Long , National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Santhosh Seetharaman , University of Missouri-Rolla
R. Joe Stanley , University of Missouri-Rolla
Edward Downey , Palmaris Imaging, Chesterfield, MO
pp. 204

Using Back Propagation Neural Network for Cardiac Wall Motion Detection on Angiocardiography (Abstract)

Shu-Hsun Chu , Cardiovascular Center
Te-Son Kuo , Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Nuclear Medicine; Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Shue-Tsun Fan , National Taiwan Normal University
Hsiao-Hsuan Chou , Department of Electrical Engineering
Yu-Chien Shiau , Department of Electrical Engineering
pp. 210

Integrating Intensity and Boundary Information for Tissue Classification (Abstract)

Dzung L. Pham , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
pp. 216

Sizing tumors with TNM Classifications and Rough Sets Method (Abstract)

Peter Kokol , University of Maribor, Slovenia
Gregor Stiglic , University of Maribor, Slovenia
pp. 221

Applying Support Vector Machines to Breast Cancer Diagnosis using Screen Film Mammogram Data (Abstract)

Frances Anderson , Lourdes Hospital and Regional Cancer Center, Binghamton, NY
Dan McKee , Binghamton University, NY
Mark Embrechts , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Lut Wong , Binghamton University, NY
Rizly Salih , Associated Merchandising Corp., Piscataway, NY
Walker H. Land, Jr. , Binghamton University, NY
pp. 224
Session TC3: Decision Support Systems

Multiple Opinions for Medical Decision Support (Abstract)

Mitja Lenic , University of Maribor, Slovenia
Peter Kokol , University of Maribor, Slovenia
Petra Povalej , University of Maribor, Slovenia
Milan Zorman , University of Maribor, Slovenia
pp. 230

Clinical Decision Support with IM-Agents and ERMA Multi-agents (Abstract)

Caleb R. Hug , Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington
Susan L. Mabry , Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington
Russell C. Roundy , Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, Washington
pp. 242

Automating Variations in Clinical Research Protocols Workflow (Abstract)

Jia-Ling Lin , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
Anne Gupman , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
Kenzie Preston , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
Massoud Vahabzadeh , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
John Schmittner , DHHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
pp. 248

Feasibility of Computer-Assisted Education in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (Abstract)

A. Bhushan , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
J. Finkelstein , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
C. Martin , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
A. Joshi , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
M. Arora , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
pp. 254
Session FA1: Signal Processing

Visualization of Spatiotemporal Patterns of EEG Rhythms During Voluntary Movements (Abstract)

Guido Nolte , Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, National Institutes of Health
Mark Hallett , Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, National Institutes of Health
Mari Zoltan , Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, National Institutes of Health
Ou Bai , Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, National Institutes of Health
Sherry Vorbach , Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, National Institutes of Health
pp. 267

The Combination of Kaiser Window and Moving Average for the Low-Pass Filtering of the Remote ECG Signals (Abstract)

Ying-Wen Bai , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Chien-Yu Chen , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Wen-Yang Chu , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Cheng-Hung Tsai , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Yi-Ching Tsai , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Yi-Ting Lee , Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 273

Generalized Speckle Reducing Anisotropic Diffusion for Ultrasound Imagery (Abstract)

Scott T. Acton , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Janelle A. Molloy , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Yongjian Yu , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
pp. 279

Stimulation Signal Processing for Intraocular Vision Implants (Abstract)

Andreas Schmid , University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
pp. 285
Session FB1: Segmentation

An Automated, Segmentation-Based, Rigid Registration System for Cervigram™ Images Utilizing Simple Clustering and Active Contour Techniques (Abstract)

Philip King , Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Brian Nutter , Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
pp. 292

Image Segmentation of Uterine Cervix Images for Indexing in PACS (Abstract)

Shiri Gordon , Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Gali Zimmerman , Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Hayit Greenspan , Tel-Aviv University, Israel
pp. 298

Homogeneity Induced Inertial Snake with Application to Medical Image Segmentation (Abstract)

Swapna Banerjee , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Bipul Das , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
pp. 304

Balloon Based Vertebra Separation in CT Images (Abstract)

Thomas Beth , University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Matthias Hahn , University of Karlsruhe, Germany
pp. 310

Blood Vessels Segmentation in Retina via Wavelet Transforms Using Steerable Filters (Abstract)

Shu Huazhong , Southeast University
Zhu Hongqing , Southeast University
Luo Limin , Southeast University
pp. 316
Session FC1: Bioinformatics

3Si: A Computer Program for the Optimal Design of Short Interfering RNA (siRNA) for Gene Silencing (Abstract)

Terry Cox , National Eye Institute
WeiPing Chen , National Eye Institute
Wei Zha , Cable & Wireless USA, Reston, Virginia
Xiujun Zhao , National Eye Institute
Paul Russell , National Eye Institute
pp. 335

Identification of Highly Significant Sequence Patterns in siRNAs for the Optimal Design of siRNA (Abstract)

Wei Zha , Cable and Wireless USA, Reston, VA, USA
Paul Russell , National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Dongying Wu , The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD
WeiPing Chen , National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
pp. 343
Session FA2: Imaging

A Comparison of Pharmacokinetic Models of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI (Abstract)

Peter Choyke , National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Rujirutana Srikanchana , National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
David Thomasson , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Andrew Dwyer , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 361

Tracking Cerebral White Matter Pathways from Diffusion Tensor Imaging Data: Application in Patients with Brain Tumors (Abstract)

Paulo Roberto Dellani , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Axel Perneczky , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Paulo Roberto Wille , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Peter Grunett , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Goran Vucurevic , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Aldo von Wangenheim , University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Martin Glaser , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Peter Stoeter , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Thomas Bauermann , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
Axel Stadie , University Clinic of Mainz, Germany
pp. 367

Four-Wavelength Near-Infrared Imaging of Abdominal Aorta Blood Flow under Surgical Occlusion (Abstract)

Nitish V. Thakor , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
William W. Lau , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Homayoun Mozaffari-Naeini , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
pp. 373

Real Time Noise Cleaning of Ultrasound Images (Abstract)

J. Bhattacharyya , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
S. Banerjee , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
A. Hazra , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
pp. 379

Computed Tomography Imaging of Lungs in Mouse Models of Human Disease - Advancing the Computing Interfaces with Physiology (Abstract)

Lewis L. Hsu , Drexel University College of Medicine
Daniel M. Schimel , National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
pp. 385
Session FB2: Image Processing 3

Detection of Microspheres in Venules for Automated Particle Image (Abstract)

Klaus Ley , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Gang Dong , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Edward Damiano , University of Illinois, Urbana
Michael L. Smith , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Scott T. Acton , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
pp. 392

An Interactive Application for Removal of Bone Information in CT-Angiography (Abstract)

T. Dietz , University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
C. D? , University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
D. Maksimov , ICM, Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
R. M?nner , ICM, Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
F. Finkel , University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
P. Rebholz , ICM, Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
J. Hesser , ICM, Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
S. Diehl , University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
pp. 396

Software for Automatic Detection and Monitoring of Fluorescent Lesions in Mice (Abstract)

L. Gagnon , Computer Research Institute of Montreal, Montreal (QC), Canada
A.-M. Steff , World Anti-Doping Agency, Montreal (QC), Canada
S. Foucher , Computer Research Institute of Montreal, Montreal (QC), Canada
M. Lalonde , Computer Research Institute of Montreal, Montreal (QC), Canada
pp. 402

Rotational Effect on ROI's for Accurate Lumen Quantification in Bifurcated MR Plaque Volumes (Abstract)

David Wilson , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Olivier Salvado , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Shaoxiong Zhang , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Jeffrey Duerk , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Baowei Fei , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Jasjit Suri , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Vasanth Pappu , Case Western Reserve University, OH
Jonathan Lewin , Case Western Reserve University, OH
pp. 414
Session FC2: Clinical Applications 2

Online Medical Teaching Case Database (Abstract)

Chris Chang , Duke University Medical Center
Linda Gray Leithe , Duke University Medical Center
Saleem Hussain , IBM Life Sciences
Gregory Hulka , Duke University Medical Center
Susan Kansagra , Duke University Medical School
pp. 420

Surgical Interactive Multimedia Modules: A novel, non-browser based architecture for medical education (Abstract)

Marc M. Triola , NYU School of Medicine
Thomas S. Riles , NYU School of Medicine
Richard I. Levin , NYU School of Medicine
Martin S. Nachbar , NYU School of Medicine
Matthew J. Weiner , NYU School of Medicine
William Holloway , NYU School of Medicine
Mary Ann Hopkins , NYU School of Medicine
pp. 423

Handwriting Analysis 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. 428

Using Probabilistic Methods to Optimize Data Entry in Accrual of Patients to Clinical Trials (Abstract)

Bhavesh D. Goswami , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Dmitry B. Goldgof , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Eugene Fink , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Jeffrey P. Krischer , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Lawrence O. Hall , University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
pp. 434
Session FA3: Telemedicine

The First Telemedicine Project Kazakhstan (Abstract)

Boulat Alibekov , APM-Medlink LLC
Shamshiddin Balgimbekov , APM-Medlink LLC
Talgat Soultanov , APM-Medlink LLC
Dana Sharman , APM-Medlink LLC
pp. 440

Intelligent Computer Consultants - Interfacing the Future (Abstract)

L. A. Black , University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
N. Black , University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
M. McTear , University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
R. Harper , Ulster Community Hospitals Trust, Dundonald, Northern Ireland
pp. 446

Home Automated Telemanagement in Hypertension (Abstract)

A. Joshi , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
M. Arora , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
J. Finkelstein , University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
pp. 452

Service Discovery with Higher Order Services in Mobile Hospitals (Abstract)

Martin K?hmer , University of Freiburg, Germany
Michael Kreutzer , University of Freiburg, Germany
Heiko Falk , University of Freiburg, Germany
pp. 460
Session FB3: Medical Devices

A Life Support System for Stimulation of and Recording from Rodent Neuron Networks Grown on Multi-Electrode Arrays (Abstract)

Dietmar Plenz , Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
Craig Stewart , Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
David Ide , National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
Lawrence Pfeffer , National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 473

Image Restoration with High Resolution Adaptive Optical Imaging System (Abstract)

Shuyu Yang , Texas Tech University
Sunanda Mitra , Texas Tech University
Peter Soliz , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
Gavin Erry , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
Sheila Nemeth , Kestrel Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
pp. 479

Mobile ECG Detector through GPRS/Internet (Abstract)

Dong Jun , East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Zhu Hong-hai , Shanghai Embedded Systems Institute, China
pp. 485

Observations of the Current Change on Acupuncture Spots at the Meal Time (Abstract)

Un-Ho Ji , Dongyang Univ., S. Korea
H. Troy Nagle , NC State University, Raleigh, NC
Soon-Yong Chun , Dongyang Univ., S. Korea
pp. 490
Session FC3: Clinical Applications 3

Incorporation of Computerized Blood Product Labeling in Hospital Information System (Abstract)

Marina Krol , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY
Nikita Shklovskiy-Kordi , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY
Boris Zingerman , Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY
pp. 497

Toward a Systems Biology Software Toolkit (Abstract)

Emanuel F. Petricoin , Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD
Lance A. Liotta , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Eric Blum , Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY
Michael D. McGuigan , Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY
Donald J. Johann , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Stanmire Tomov , Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY
Gordon R. Whiteley , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 500

Assignment of Measurement Period by an "Expert" Computer Program (Abstract)

Sandy B. Ganz , Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, NY
Margaret G. E. Peterson , Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, NY
pp. 506

Agent-Based Model of Flow in the Urethra (Abstract)

Ian R. Greenshields , University of Connecticut
pp. 510

Real-Time Matching of Angiographies with In Situ Heart Image Sequences (Abstract)

H. Mayer , Technische Universit?t M?chen, Germany
R. Bauernschmitt , Deutsches Herzzentrum M?nchen, Germany
A. Knoll , Technische Universit?t M?chen, Germany
I. Nagy , Technische Universit?t M?chen, Germany
E. U. Schirmbeck , Deutsches Herzzentrum M?nchen, Germany
pp. 516
Session FA4: Data Mining

Knowledge Extraction using Visualization of Hemoglobin Parameters to Identify Thalassemia (Abstract)

Carlos R. Valencio , State University of S?o Paulo - UNESP, Brazil
Agma J. M. Traina , ICMC University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil
Caetano Traina Jr. , ICMC University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil
Ana C. Bonini-Domingos , State University of S?o Paulo - UNESP, Brazil
Mauricio N. Tronco , State University of S?o Paulo - UNESP, Brazil
Cl?udia R. Bonini-Domingos , State University of S?o Paulo - UNESP, Brazil
pp. 523

The Consistency between the Attribute Relationships and Time-Serial Count Operators (Abstract)

Zhao Hong , Northeastern University, China
Chang Guiran , Northeastern University, China
Shao Hua , Northeastern University, China
pp. 529

PCA-based Feature Transformation for Classification: Issues in Medical Diagnostics (Abstract)

Mykola Pechenizkiy , University of Jyv?skyl?, Finland
Seppo Puuronen , University of Jyv?skyl?, Finland
Alexey Tsymbal , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 535
Session FB4: Image Processing Tools

RetsoftPlus: A Tool for Retinal Image Analysis (Abstract)

Marc Lalonde , R&D Department, CRIM, Canada
Langis Gagnon , R&D Department, CRIM, Canada
France Lalibert? , R&D Department, CRIM, Canada
pp. 542

A Prototype Colon Straightening System for Polyp Detection (Abstract)

Michael J. Ackerman , National Institutes of Health
Jixing Li , Wuhan University, P. R. China
Zhan Zhang , National Institutes of Health
pp. 548

Feature-based Deformable Registration of Brain Images (Abstract)

Feihu Qi , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Yonghong Shi , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
pp. 553

A Tool for Collection of Region Based Data from Uterine Cervix Images for Correlation of Visual and Clinical Variables Related to Cervical Neoplasia (Abstract)

L. Rodney Long , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Jose Jeronimo , National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Mark Schiffman , National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Sameer Antani , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Leif Neve , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 558

An Architecture for Streamlining the Implementation of Biomedical Text/Image Databases on the Web (Abstract)

George R. Thoma , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
L. Rodney Long , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Jose Jeronimo , Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Sameer Antani , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Tina Coleman , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Mark Schiffman , Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Mike Bopf , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 563
Session FC4: Clinical Applications 4

XIMSA : eXtended Interactive Multimedia System for Auto-medication (Abstract)

Olivier Cur? , Universit? de Marne- la- Vall?e, France
pp. 570

Ensemble Clustering in Medical Diagnostics (Abstract)

P?draig Cunningham , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Nadia Bolshakova , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Derek Greene , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Alexey Tsymbal , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 576

The Research of Semantic Content Applied to Brain CT Images (Abstract)

Yimin Wang , Wuhan University
Yusong Miao , Wuhan University
Yumei Miao , Wuhan University
pp. 582

Performance of Using Oracle XMLDB in the Evaluation of CDISC ODM for a Clinical Study Informatics System (Abstract)

Frank Pecjak , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Calvin A. Johnson , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Adam Frazin , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Huey Cheung , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Sarada Chintala , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Raj Lingam , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Robert L. Martino , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Shaohua Alex Wang , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Marc Kellogg , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Barg Upender , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Yang Fann , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Gladys Wang , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
pp. 594

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