Methods, Models, and Computation for Medical Informatics

Methods, Models, and Computation for Medical Informatics

Aryya Gangopadhyay (Univeristy of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), USA)
Release Date: December, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 345
ISBN13: 9781466626539|ISBN10: 1466626534|EISBN13: 9781466626843|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2653-9


Regular developments in technology continue to influence the medical and healthcare fields as they interact with information and computer sciences by methods of acquisition and the storage and retrieval of information.

Methods, Models, and Computation for Medical Informatics is a comprehensive collection of research on computational capabilities, prototypes, and algorithms, as well as application in the areas of nursing, clinical care, public health, biomedical research, and much more. This book provides a better understanding of the models and methods used in the field of medicine for researchers, practitioners, and medical professionals alike.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer-aided annotation
  • Evaluation of clinical knowledge
  • Information and Computer Technology
  • Knowledge acquisition in medicine
  • Medical Image Data
  • Medical information modeling and sharing

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Aryya Gangopadhyay is a Professor of Information Systems at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). He is also Associate Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Information Systems. Dr. Gangopadhyay has a PhD degree in Computer Information Systems from Rutgers University. He has published peer-reviewed several articles on spatial and spatio-temporal data mining, data mining in medicine, data stream mining, and navigating multi-dimensional databases. Dr. Gangopadhyay has also co-authored and edited three books, and he has received funding from NSF, US Department of Education, state and government agencies, and private industries.