Advances in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ABBE): 42 Volumes

Advances in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ABBE): 42 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Ahmad Taher Azar (College of Computer & Information Sciences, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia & Faculty of Computers and Artificial Intelligence, Benha University, Benha, Egypt)
ISSN: 2327-7033|EISSN: 2327-7041
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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

Effective Techniques for Bioinformatic Exploration
Paulo Fazendeiro (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Carmelina Leite (Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
The field of biology and technology is constantly changing and growing. However, the abundance and intricacy of biological data present significant challenges for re...
Exploring Medical Statistics: Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, and Epidemiology
Geeta Arora (Lovely Professional University, India), Sarabjit Singh (Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, India), Homan Emadifar (Islamic Azad University, Iran)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
In today's data-driven world, understanding and interpreting statistical information is more critical than ever, especially in medicine, where statistical method...
Ethnobotanical Insights Into Medicinal Plants
Sara Musaddiq (The Women University Multan, Pakistan), Imama Fayyaz (The Women University Multan, Pakistan), Kiran Mustafa (The Women University Multan, Pakistan & Government Graduate College (W), Khanewal, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2024. 390 pages.
A significant gap exists between traditional knowledge and modern scientific understanding of phytochemicals and ethnobotanical wisdom in botanical science. Despite...
Reshaping Healthcare with Cutting-Edge Biomedical Advancements
Pranav Kumar Prabhakar (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 483 pages.
Despite remarkable advancements in biomedical research, the healthcare industry faces challenges in effectively translating these discoveries into tangible patient b...
Applications of Parallel Data Processing for Biomedical Imaging
Rijwan Khan (Galgotias University, India), Indrajeet Kumar (Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun, India), Pushkar Praveen (Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Engineering and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2024. 345 pages.
Despite the remarkable progress witnessed in the last decade in big data utilization and parallel processing techniques, a persistent disparity exists between the ca...
Applying Machine Learning Techniques to Bioinformatics: Few-Shot and Zero-Shot Methods
Umesh Kumar Lilhore (School of Computing, Galgotias University, India), Abhishek Kumar (Chandigarh University, India), Sarita Simaiya (Galgotia University, India), Narayan Vyas (Chandigarh University, India), Vishal Dutt (Chandigarh University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 398 pages.
Why are cutting-edge data science techniques such as bioinformatics, few-shot learning, and zero-shot learning underutilized in the world of biological sciences?. In...
Biomedical Research Developments for Improved Healthcare
Pranav Kumar Prabhakar (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 393 pages.
A chasm grows between the currently established knowledge and the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare. As the field of biomedical research hurtles forward with...
Quantum Innovations at the Nexus of Biomedical Intelligence
Vishal Dutt (AVN Innovations Pvt. Ltd., India), Abhishek Kumar (Department of CSE, UIE, Chandigarh University, Punjab, India), Sachin Ahuja (Chandigarh University, India), Anupam Baliyan (Geeta University, India), Narayan Vyas (Department of Computer Science and Application, Vivekananda Global University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 287 pages.
The convergence of quantum technologies and biomedical intelligence is a frontier of boundless potential. The quantum advancements revolutionize disease detection, p...
Physiology and Function of Glial Cells in Health and Disease
Bilal El-Mansoury (Faculty of Sciences, Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco), Omar El Hiba (Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco), Arumugam Radhakrishnan Jayakumar (University of Miami, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 589 pages.
Glial cells, including microglia, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and their progenitors NG2-glia, serve as key players in maintaining structural integrity and complex...
Applications of Synthetic Biology in Health, Energy, and Environment
Muhammad Arshad (International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2023. 454 pages.
The application of genetic engineering techniques by redesigning and repurposing biological systems for novel biotechnical applications has paved the way for the fie...
Isolation, Characterization, and Therapeutic Applications of Natural Bioactive Compounds
Ajeet Singh (ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, India)
Copyright © 2022. 401 pages.
Natural products have historically been key to drug discovery and therapeutic applications throughout many societies. In the modern era, natural bioactive compounds...
AI-Enabled Smart Healthcare Using Biomedical Signals
Rahul Kumar Chaurasiya (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India), Dheeraj Agrawal (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India), Ram Bilas Pachori (Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, India)
Copyright © 2022. 322 pages.
Technological advancements have enhanced all functions of society and revolutionized the healthcare field. Smart healthcare applications and practices have grown wit...
Advancements in Controlled Drug Delivery Systems
Shekhar Verma (University College of Pharmacy, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial Health Science, India & Ayush University of Chattisgarh, India), Santosh Kumar Verma (Yulin University, China)
Copyright © 2022. 395 pages.
The many drawbacks of conventional dosage forms and delivery systems are overcome by designing and developing controlled release drug delivery systems, and pharmaceu...
Emerging Developments and Applications of Low Temperature Plasma
Aamir Shahzad (Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan), Maogang He (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China)
Copyright © 2022. 239 pages.
Low temperature plasma in medicine is a new field that rose from the research in the application of cold plasmas in bioengineering. Plasma medicine is an innovative...
Biomedical Computing for Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
Wellington Pinheiro dos Santos (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil), Washington Wagner Azevedo da Silva (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil), Maira Araujo de Santana (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)
Copyright © 2021. 357 pages.
Despite success with treatment when diagnosed early, breast cancer is still one of the most fatal forms of cancer for women. Imaging diagnosis is still one of the mo...
Deep Neural Networks for Multimodal Imaging and Biomedical Applications
Annamalai Suresh (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, India), R. Udendhran (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Bharathidasan University, India), S. Vimal (Department of Information Technology, National Engineering College (Autonomous), Kovilpatti, India)
Copyright © 2020. 294 pages.
The field of healthcare is seeing a rapid expansion of technological advancement within current medical practices. The implementation of technologies including neura...
Biomedical and Clinical Engineering for Healthcare Advancement
N. Sriraam (Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2020. 275 pages.
The rapid development of new technologies has created a lasting impact in the healthcare sector during the past decades. Due to this influence, potential clinical pr...
Attractors and Higher Dimensions in Population and Molecular Biology: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gennadiy Vladimirovich Zhizhin (Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Russia)
Copyright © 2019. 232 pages.
In studying biology, one of the more difficult factors to predict is how parents’ attributes will affect their children and how those children will affect their own...
Computational Models for Biomedical Reasoning and Problem Solving
Chung-Hao Chen (Old Dominion University, USA), Sen-Ching Samson Cheung (University of Kentucky, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 353 pages.
The results of computational model simulations allow researchers and clinicians to make predictions about what will happen in the biological systems that are being s...
Medical Data Security for Bioengineers
Butta Singh (Guru Nanak Dev University, India), Barjinder Singh Saini (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, India), Dilbag Singh (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, India), Anukul Pandey (Dumka Engineering College, India)
Copyright © 2019. 340 pages.
Breaches and identity theft involving medical data are on the rise. Data security has become especially critical to the healthcare industry as patient privacy hinges...
Examining the Causal Relationship Between Genes, Epigenetics, and Human Health
Oscar J. Wambuguh (California State University – East Bay, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 603 pages.
For as much as we know about DNA and gene expression, many more mysteries remain to be solved. Epigenetics and epigenomics seek to study heritable modifications in g...
Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice
Prasant Kumar Pattnaik (KIIT University (Deemed), India), Aleena Swetapadma (KIIT University, India), Jay Sarraf (KIIT University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 280 pages.
Before the integration of expert systems in biomedical science, complex problems required human expertise to solve them through conventional procedural methods. Adva...
Nature-Inspired Intelligent Techniques for Solving Biomedical Engineering Problems
Utku Kose (Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey), Gur Emre Guraksin (Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey), Omer Deperlioglu (Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2018. 381 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

Prof. Ahmad Azar is a Research Professor at Prince Sultan University (PSU), Riyadh, Kingdom Saudi Arabia. He is also a professor at the Faculty of Computers and Artificial intelligence, Benha University, Egypt. He is a leader of Automated Systems & Soft Computing Lab (ASSCL), Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia.

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

Prof. Azar is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, and from 2018 to 2020, he was an associate editor of ISA Transactions, Elsevier. He is currently an associate editor for IEEE Systems Journal, and Springer's Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences.

Prof. Azar has expertise in Control Theory and Applications, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and dynamic system modeling. He has authored/co-authored over 450 research papers in prestigious peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings.

He is an editor of many books in control systems, Robotics, dynamic system modeling, Chaos Modeling, Artificial and computational Intelligence, Machine learning, Big data, Fuzzy logic systems, Fractional order control, Renewable Energy, Unmanned aerial systems, Deep Reinforcement learning published by Springer, Elsevier and IGI-Global. Prof. Ahmad Azar is closely associated with several international journals as a reviewer. He serves as an international program committee member in many international and peer-reviewed conferences.

Prof. Ahmad Azar has become an IEEE Senior Member since December 2013 for his outstanding contributions to the profession. Dr. Ahmad Azar has received various awards, including the Benha University Prize for Scientific Excellence (2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018) and the Benha University Highest Citation Award (2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018).

In June 2018, Prof. Azar received the Egyptian State Encouragement Award in Engineering Sciences from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

In August of 2018, he was chosen as a senior member of the International Rough Set Society (IRSS).

Prof. Azar was named one of the top computer scientists in Saudi Arabia by Guide2Research in December 2019.

Prof. Azar received the Egyptian President's Distinguished Egyptian Order of the First Class in February 2020.

In October 2020, Prof. Azar was awarded Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award in Machine learning and Big data analytics.

In October 2020 and October 2021, Prof. Azar was selected as a Distinguished researcher at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In November 2020 and October 2021, Prof. Azar was named one of the top 2% of scientists in the world in Artificial Intelligence by Stanford University. Stanford University published these numbers in the PLOS journal and based them on the SCOPUS database.

Prof. Ahmad Azar is the Vice Chair of International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committee of Control Design, vice chair of IEEE CIS IET "Interdisciplinary Emergent Technologies" Task Force, vice-Chair of Research Activities of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Egypt Chapter, Committee member of IEEE CIS Task Force on Fuzzy Logic in Medical Sciences. He is also 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

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