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19th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS'06)

Date 22-23 June 2006

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  • 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems - Cover

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): c1
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  • 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems - Title

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  • 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems - Copyright

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  • 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems - TOC

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):v - xvi
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  • Preface

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  • Keynote speaker biography

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): xviii
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    Provides an abstract of the keynote presentation and a brief professional biography of the presenter. The complete presentation was not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Keynote Speech Topic

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): xix
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    Provides an abstract of the keynote presentation and a brief professional biography of the presenter. The complete presentation was not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Steering and Organizing Committees

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  • Program and Review Committee

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  • Special Track Chairs

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  • Area Chairs

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  • Special Track Program Committee and Reviewers

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  • A Leaf Sequencing Software for Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):3 - 8
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    This paper presents a leaf sequencing software called SLS (static leaf sequencing) for intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). SLS seeks to produce improved clinical IMRT treatment plans by (1) shortening their treatment times and (2) minimizing their machine delivery errors. Our SLS software is implemented using the C programming language on Linux workstations and is designed as a separate ... View full abstract»

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  • LENUS - The Hospital Content Management System

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):9 - 14
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    Optimizing the administrative processes in modern hospitals is a challenging field in medical informatics. In this paper we present LENUS an enterprise content management system specialized on medical and administrative processes in hospitals. Its is an integrated system that supports tasks like management of electronic patient files, inbound management and clinical pathways. By providing HL7 and ... View full abstract»

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  • Distributed Biomedical Database for Public Health Research

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):15 - 20
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    Results of research in public health highly depend on the validity of data collection and internal research processes. To ensure validity, maintaining records of all assets in the research is very important. Researchers should be able to diagnose problems by tracing back the processes that leads to the problem. In this study, we design and implement BioRio system, a portable, flexible and secure i... View full abstract»

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  • Active-RFID System Accuracy and Its Implications for Clinical Applications

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):21 - 26
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    Radio frequency identification (RFlD) is a technology for automatically tracking the location of persons and objects tagged with a small radio transceiver. Its use in retail and security applications has received widespread attention in the popular press, RFID's application in hospital business processes is increasing rapidly, and a number of safety-critical clinical applications have been prototy... View full abstract»

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  • Generic Visualization and Manipulation Framework for Three-Dimensional Medical Environments

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):27 - 31
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    We present a visualization and manipulation framework for three-dimensional medical environments. The MVC architecture of the. framework allows the use of different API technologies such us OpenGL and DirectSD, different model representations, and controllers. This facilitates the implementation of medical applications offering resources commonly needed by such systems. Two case studies are shown ... View full abstract»

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  • A Study of Community Care Platform Architecture

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):32 - 36
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    Community care provides seamless help for elders, and it covers many organizations, such as hospitals, day care centers, nursing homes, residences, etc. However, these organizations lack of interoperability is due to the difference of information technology adoption. The nursing home often accepts chronic disease elders, but the quality of care is insufficient to satisfy them, since it always prov... View full abstract»

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  • A Query-Based Medical Information Summarization System Using Ontology Knowledge

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):37 - 42
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    As huge amounts of knowledge are created rapidly, effective information access becomes an important issue. Especially for critical domains, such as medical and financial areas, efficient retrieval of concise and relevant information is highly desired. In this paper we propose a new user query based text summarization technique that makes use of unified medical language system, an ontology knowledg... View full abstract»

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  • A Modular and Evolutive Software for Patient Modeling Using Components, Design Patterns and a Formal XML-Based Component Management System

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):43 - 50
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    This paper deals with the design aspect of a software for modeling the anatomical and pathological structures of patients from medical images, for diagnosis purposes. In terms of functionalities, it allows to combine image processing algorithms, and to visualize and manipulate 3D models and images. The proposed software uses appropriate design patterns, specific extensible and reusable components ... View full abstract»

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  • Optimizing Ranked Retrieval over Categorical Attributes

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):51 - 56
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    As the entry and archival of medical data are being digitized, more and more medical data are becoming accessible. This paper studies how to enable an effective retrieval of medical data by ranked retrieval of only the most relevant highly-ranked data. While ranked retrieval has been actively studied lately, existing works have focused mainly on supporting ranking over numerical or text data. Howe... View full abstract»

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  • Relevance Feedback Query Refinement for PDF Medical Journal Articles

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):57 - 62
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    This paper addresses relevance feedback as an alternative to keyword-based search engines for sifting through large PDF document collections and extracting the most relevant documents (especially for literature review purposes). Until now, relevance feedback has only been used in content-based image and video retrieval due to the inability to query those media types without keywords. Since PDF jou... View full abstract»

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  • A Prototype Infrastructure for the Secure Aggregation of Imaging and Pathology Data for Colorectal Cancer Care

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):63 - 68
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    In recent years, a significant number of developments across a broad range of disciplines have allowed researchers and clinicians to start to build up a picture of cancer development. In this paper we report upon the development of a prototype of a secure distributed infrastructure that links imaging data from pathology and radiology. The intention is that a fully-developed system will be capable ... View full abstract»

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  • Design Considerations for a Reusable Medical Database

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):69 - 74
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    Medical image databases play an integral role in a digitized clinical environment starting from storing of electronic patient records, scanned medical images generated by modalities like X-ray and MR to reporting and billing. The operations in the clinical environment such as image storage and retrieval, viewing, and post processing can be served by a reusable database component using which differ... View full abstract»

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  • FreeFlowDB: Storage, Querying and Interacting with Structure-Activity Information from High-Throughput Drug Discovery

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):75 - 80
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    The state of the art in modern drug discovery involves investigating a large number of drug-like molecules using medium or high-throughput assays, often being conducted against multiple targets. Managing the information generated in such processes requires the ability to deal 'with complex, multifarious data as well, as the development of new user-data interaction paradigms that help glean pattern... View full abstract»

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