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Hierarchical Approaches to Estimate Energy Expenditure using Phone-Based Accelerometers

Hierarchical Approaches to Estimate Energy Expenditure using Phone-Based Accelerometers 556 235 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

H. Vathsangam, E. T. Schroeder, and G. S. Sukhatme Lack of physical activity is linked with increased risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Effective interventions to increase…

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Manual Stage Acquisition and Interactive Display of Digital Slides in Histopathology

Manual Stage Acquisition and Interactive Display of Digital Slides in Histopathology 556 235 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

A. Gherardi and A. Bevilacqua In this work we present the first method known in literature for real-time whole slide acquisition and displaying conceived for conventional non-automated microscopes. This has…

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Automated Estimation of Fetal Cardiac Timing Events From Doppler Ultrasound Signal Using Hybrid Models

Automated Estimation of Fetal Cardiac Timing Events From Doppler Ultrasound Signal Using Hybrid Models 556 235 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

F.Marzbanrad, Y. Kimura, K. Funamoto, R. Sugibayashi, M. Endo, T. Ito, M. Palaniswami, and A. H. Khandoker Fetal cardiac monitoring is aimed to evaluate antepartum fetal risks. Although Fetal Heart…

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On the Identification of Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer

On the Identification of Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer 556 236 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

S. Sfakianakis, E. S. Bei, M. Zervakis, D. Vassou, and D. Kafetzopoulos Breast cancer is a highly heterogeneous disease and very common amongst western women. The main cause of death…

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A Spatio-Temporal Based Scheme for Efficient Registration-Based Segmentation of Thoracic 4D MRI

A Spatio-Temporal Based Scheme for Efficient Registration-Based Segmentation of Thoracic 4D MRI 556 236 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

Y. Yang, E. Van Reeth, C. L. Poh, C. H. Tan, and I.W. K. Tham This paper presents a novel automated 4D registration-based segmentation scheme that is based on spatiotemporal…

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A Bicluster-Based Bayesian Principal Component Analysis Method for Microarray Missing Value Estimation

A Bicluster-Based Bayesian Principal Component Analysis Method for Microarray Missing Value Estimation 556 236 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

F. Meng, C. Cai, and H. Yan The Bayesian Principal Component Analysis (BPCA) model is integrated into the biclustering framework to estimate missing values in microarray data. The local similarity…

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Predictive Monitoring of Mobile Patients by Combining Clinical Observations With Data From Wearable Sensors

Predictive Monitoring of Mobile Patients by Combining Clinical Observations With Data From Wearable Sensors 556 236 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

L. Clifton, D. A. Clifton, M. A. F. Pimentel, P. J. Watkinson, and L. Tarassenko The majority of patients in the hospital are ambulatory, and would benefit significantly from predictive…

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Max-AUC Feature Selection in Computer-Aided Detection of Polyps in CT Colonography

Max-AUC Feature Selection in Computer-Aided Detection of Polyps in CT Colonography

Max-AUC Feature Selection in Computer-Aided Detection of Polyps in CT Colonography 556 235 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

J.-W. Xu and K. Suzuki A feature selection method based on a sequential forward floating selection procedure is proposed to improve a non-linear SVM (Support Vector Machine) classifier’s performance in…

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Nonparametric Network Design and Analysis of Disease Genes in Oral Cancer Progression

Nonparametric Network Design and Analysis of Disease Genes in Oral Cancer Progression

Nonparametric Network Design and Analysis of Disease Genes in Oral Cancer Progression 556 235 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

K. Kalantzaki, E. S. Bei, K. P. Exarchos,M. Zervakis, M. Garofalakis, and D. I. Fotiadis This paper proposed a framework for constructing and analyzing gene-networks from sparse temporal data with…

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Near-Realistic Mobile Exergames With Wireless Wearable Sensors

Near-Realistic Mobile Exergames With Wireless Wearable Sensors 556 236 Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)

B.Mortazavi, S. Nyamathy, S. I. Lee, T.Wilkerson, H. Ghasemzadeh, and M. Sarrafzadeh This paper presents a framework for the development of ‘Exergaming’ (the combination of exercise and video gaming) using…

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