Advances in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ABBE): 20 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Ahmad Taher Azar (Benha University, Egypt)
ISSN: 2327-7033|EISSN: 2327-7041
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Description

The fields of biology and medicine are constantly changing as research evolves and novel engineering applications and methods of data analysis are developed. Continued research in the areas of bioinformatics and biomedical engineering is essential to continuing to advance the available knowledge and tools available to medical and healthcare professionals.

The Advances in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ABBE) Book Series publishes research on all areas of bioinformatics and bioengineering including the development and testing of new computational methods, the management and analysis of biological data, and the implementation of novel engineering applications in all areas of medicine and biology. Through showcasing the latest in bioinformatics and biomedical engineering research, ABBE aims to be an essential resource for healthcare and medical professionals.

Topics Covered

  • Algorithms
  • Applied Biosystems
  • Artificial Organs
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Sensors
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemical Structures
  • Computational Biology
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Databases
  • Dental Engineering
  • DNA Sequencing
  • DNA Structure
  • Drug Design
  • Finite Elements
  • Gene regulation
  • Genetic engineering
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Health Monitoring Systems
  • Molecular Engineering
  • Molecular Simulations
  • Neural Engineering
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Orthopedic Bioengineering
  • Prosthetic Limbs
  • Protein Engineering
  • Protein Structure
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Robotics and Medicine
  • Structural Biology
  • Therapeutic Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering

Titles in Series

Nature-Inspired Intelligent Techniques for Solving Biomedical Engineering Problems
Utku Kose (Usak University, Turkey), Gur Emre Guraskin (Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey), Omer Deperlioglu (Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2018. 320 pages.
Technological tools and computational techniques have enhanced the healthcare industry. These advancements have led to significant progress and novel opportunities f...
Applying Big Data Analytics in Bioinformatics and Medicine
Miltiadis D. Lytras (Deree - The American College of Greece, Greece), Paraskevi Papadopoulou (Deree - The American College of Greece, Greece)
Copyright © 2018. 465 pages.
Many aspects of modern life have become personalized, yet healthcare practices have been lagging behind in this trend. It is now becoming more common to use big data...
Comparative Approaches to Biotechnology Development and Use in Developed and Emerging Nations
Tomas Gabriel Bas (University of Talca, Chile), Jingyuan Zhao (University of Toronto, Canada)
Copyright © 2017. 592 pages.
The development of biotechnological innovations is quickly becoming a globalized phenomenon as emerging nations are making major strides to compete with more develop...
Computational Tools and Techniques for Biomedical Signal Processing
Butta Singh (Guru Nanak Dev University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 415 pages.
Biomedical signal processing in the medical field has helped optimize patient care and diagnosis within medical facilities. As technology in this area continues to a...
Handbook of Research on Computational Intelligence Applications in Bioinformatics
Sujata Dash (North Orissa University, India), Bidyadhar Subudhi (National Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2016. 514 pages.
Developments in the areas of biology and bioinformatics are continuously evolving and creating a plethora of data that needs to be analyzed and decrypted. Since it c...
Applying Business Intelligence to Clinical and Healthcare Organizations
José Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), António Abelha (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2016. 347 pages.
Business intelligence (BI) tools are capable of working with healthcare data in an efficient manner to generate real-time information and knowledge relevant to the s...
Biomedical Image Analysis and Mining Techniques for Improved Health Outcomes
Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karâa (Taif University, Saudi Arabia & RIADI-GDL Laboratory, ENSI, Tunisia), Nilanjan Dey (Department of Information Technology, Techno India College of Technology, Kolkata, India)
Copyright © 2016. 414 pages.
Every second, users produce large amounts of image data from medical and satellite imaging systems. Image mining techniques that are capable of extracting useful inf...
Big Data Analytics in Bioinformatics and Healthcare
Baoying Wang (Waynesburg University, USA), Ruowang Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA), William Perrizo (North Dakota State University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 528 pages.
As technology evolves and electronic data becomes more complex, digital medical record management and analysis becomes a challenge. In order to discover patterns and...
Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics
Ganesh R. Naik (University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia), Yina Guo (Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, China)
Copyright © 2014. 377 pages.
Neuroprosthetics is a fast-growing area that brings together the fields of biomedical engineering and neuroscience as a means to interface the neural system directly...
Technological Advancements in Biomedicine for Healthcare Applications
Jinglong Wu (Okayama University, Japan)
Copyright © 2013. 382 pages.
Technology continues to play a major role in all aspects of society, particularly healthcare. Advancements such as biomedical image processing, technology in rehabil...
Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Neuroscience for Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Applications
Jinglong Wu (Okayama University, Japan)
Copyright © 2013. 472 pages.
New developments in medical technology have paved the way for the ongoing studies of cognitive neuroscience and biomedical engineering for healthcare. Their differen...
Pharmacoinformatics and Drug Discovery Technologies: Theories and Applications
Tagelsir Mohamed Gasmelseid (King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2012. 442 pages.
Within the context of integrated health management domains, pharmacoinformatics aims at maximizing the benefits from the use of information systems and technologies...
Machine Learning in Computer-Aided Diagnosis: Medical Imaging Intelligence and Analysis
Kenji Suzuki (University of Chicago, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 524 pages.
Medical imaging is an indispensable tool for modern healthcare. Machine leaning plays an essential role in the medical imaging field, with applications including med...
Systemic Approaches in Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology: Recent Advances
Paola Lecca (The Microsoft Research – University of Trento, Centre for Computational and Systems Biology, Italy), Dan Tulpan (National Research Council of Canada, Canada), Kanagasabai Rajaraman (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
Copyright © 2012. 471 pages.
The convergence of biology and computer science was initially motivated by the need to organize and process a growing number of biological observations resulting fro...
Intravascular Imaging: Current Applications and Research Developments
Vasilios D. Tsakanikas (University of Ioannina, Greece), Lampros K. Michalis (University of Ioannina, Greece), Dimitrios I. Fotiadis (University of Ioannina, Greece), Katerina K. Naka (University of Ioannina, Greece, and Michaelideion Cardiology Center, Greece), Christos V. Bourantas (University of Ioannina, Greece)
Copyright © 2012. 478 pages.
Limitations of angiography, the traditional invasive method for assessing vascular pathology, have led to an interest in alternative invasive techniques that visuali...
Interdisciplinary Research and Applications in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Environmental Sciences
Limin Angela Liu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), Dongqing Wei (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), Yixue Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Copyright © 2011. 396 pages.
The advancement of high-throughput technologies that generate large scale biological data, as well as the development of related computational tools, has united glob...
Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems: Technologies, Tools and Applications
Anupam Shukla (ABV – Indian Institute of Information, India), Ritu Tiwari (ABV – Indian Institute of Information, India)
Copyright © 2011. 384 pages.
The multidisciplinary field of biomedical engineering is critical to the advancement and continual evolution of medical tools and technologies. Bridging the discipli...
Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications
Anupam Shukla (ABV – Indian Institute of Information, India), Ritu Tiwari (ABV – Indian Institute of Information, India)
Copyright © 2010. 376 pages.
Technology has made it possible to bridge such distinct fields as engineering and medicine, creating systems with benefits that people could have never before imagin...
Biomedical Image Analysis and Machine Learning Technologies: Applications and Techniques
Fabio A. Gonzalez (National University of Colombia, Colombia ), Eduardo Romero (National University of Colombia, Colombia )
Copyright © 2010. 390 pages.
Medical images are at the base of many routine clinical decisions and their influence continues to increase in many fields of medicine. Since the last decade, comput...
Biocomputation and Biomedical Informatics: Case Studies and Applications
Athina A. Lazakidou (University of Peloponnese, Greece)
Copyright © 2010. 356 pages.
Recent improvements in healthcare delivery due to innovative technological advancements have redefined fields of biomedical science now allowing for enhanced informa...

Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Ahmad Azar (http://www.bu.edu.eg/staff/ahmadazar14; https://sites.google.com/site/drahmadtaherazar ) has received the M.Sc. degree (2006) in System Dynamics and Ph.D degree (2009) in Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Systems from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University (Egypt). He is currently assistant professor, Faculty of computers and information, Benha University, Egypt.

Dr. Azar is the Editor in Chief of International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA) and International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology (IJSSMET) published by IGI Global, USA. Also, he is the Editor in Chief of International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics (IJIEI), Inderscience Publishers, Olney, UK.

Dr. Azar is associate editor of IEEE Trans. Neural Networks and Learning Systems and IEEE Access. Dr. Ahmad Azar is a senior member of IEEE since 2013 and has worked in the areas of Control Theory & Applications, Process Control, Chaos Control and Synchronization, Nonlinear control, Robust Control, Computational Intelligence and has authored/coauthored over 190 research publications in peer-reviewed reputed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.

He is an editor of many Books in the field of Intelligent control, Sliding mode control, Fuzzy logic control, Chaos modeling and control, computational intelligence, and Machine learning.

Dr. Ahmad Azar is closely associated with several international journals as a reviewer. He serves as international programme committee member in many international and peer-reviewed conferences.

Dr Ahmad Azar is currently the Chair of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Egypt Chapter, Vice chair of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Interdisciplinary Emergent Technologies Task Force and vice-Chair Research Activities of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Egypt Chapter. Also, he is the Vice-president (North) of System dynamics Africa Regional Chapter and an Academic Member of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Computational Collective Intelligence.

Editorial Advisory Board

Editor-in-Chief
Ahmad Taher Azar, Benha University, Egypt

Editorial Advisory Board
Aboul Ella Hassanien, Cairo University, Egypt
Ahmed Rhif, Polytechnic School of Tunisia, Tunisia
Amira Ashour, Tanta University, Egypt
Camelia Pintea, Universitatea Tehnica Cluj-Napoca Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Fuqian Shi, Wenzhou Medical College, China
Jihene Malek, Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology Sousse, Tunisia
Kemal Polat, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey
Laura Romero, University of Seville, Spain
Mariem Ben Abdallah, University of Monastir, Tunisia
Mario Pavone, University of Catania, Italy
Muaz A. Niazi, COMSATS Institute of IT, Islamabad, Pakistan
Nilanjan Dey, Techno India College of Technology, India
P.K. Nizar Banu, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, India
Rabie Ramadan, Cairo University, Egypt
Valentina Balas, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania