08:15 Welcome Desk & Registration (08:15 - 08:45)
08:45 - 10:15 - Room Mediterranean 4 Tutorial - Big Data Analytics in Biomedical Informatics
08:45 - 10:15 - Room Mediterranean 3 Parallel Session 1 - Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC
  • 6: Cardiac Arrhythmias Classification and Compression using a Hybrid Technique Asiya Al-Busaidi, Lazhar Khriji and Abdulnasir Y. Hossen
  • 8: Use of the Heart Rate Variability as a Diagnostic Tool Raquel Gutiérrez Rivas, Juan Jesús García Domínguez and William P. Marnane
  • 9: Development of an Automated System for Ex Vivo Measuring the Neuro Muscular Junction Functionality Simona Pisu, Emanuele Rizzuto, Antonio Musarò and Zaccaria Del Prete
08:45 - 10:15 - Room Mediterranean 2 Parallel Session 2 - BIODEVICES
  • 14: High Voltage Integrated Chip Power Recovering Topology for Implantable Wireless Biomedical Devices Vijith Vijayakumaran Nair, Jinhwan Youn and Jun Rim Choi
  • 10: On Combining the Dielectrophoresis and Microdevices - Investigation of Hippocampal Neuronal Viability after Implementing Dielectrophoretic Positioning on Multi-Electrode Arrays Tianyi Zhou, Susan Perry and Svetlana Tatic-Lucic
  • 11: Design of a Myelin Basic Protein Biosensor based on EnFET Technology Jorge Guerrero, Roberto Ambrosio and Amanda Carrillo
08:45 - 10:15 - Room Berlin B Parallel Session 2 - BIOSIGNALS
  • 47: Combining Spectral and Prosodic Features in HMM-based Single Utterance Speaker Verification Osman Büyük and Levent M. Arslan
  • 12: Speech/Non-Speech Detection for Electro-Larynx Speech Using EMG Anna Katharina Fuchs, Clemens Amon and Martin Hagmüller
  • 78: A User-centric Design of Permanent Magnetic Articulography based Assistive Speech Technology Lam A. Cheah, Jie Bai, Jose A. Gonzalez, Stephen R. Ell, James M. Gilbert, Roger K. Moore and Phil D. Green
08:45 - 10:15 - Room Geneva Parallel Session 2 - HEALTHINF
  • 49: Towards Guidelines for the Design of Patient Feedback in Stroke Rehabilitation Technology Daniel Tetteroo, Lilha Willems and Panos Markopoulos
  • 90: BROS: A New Robotic Platform for the Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fracture Mohamed Oussama Ben Salem, Olfa Mosbahi, Mohamed Khalgui and Georg Frey
  • 141: Physical Activity Support Community TogetherActive - Architecture, Implementation and Evaluation Lamia Elloumi, Bert-Jan van Beijnum and Hermie Hermens
08:45 - 10:15 - Room Mediterranean 5 Parallel Session 2 - BIOINFORMATICS
  • 31: De-Novo Assembly of Short Reads in Minimal Overlap Model Shashank Sharma and Ankit Singhal
  • 32: Machine Reading of Biological Texts: Bacteria-Biotope Extraction Wouter Massa, Parisa Kordjamshidi, Thomas Provoost and Marie-Francine Moens
  • 41: An Enhanced DNA-Based Steganography Technique With a Higher Hiding Capacity Samiha Marwan, Ahmed Shawish and Khaled Nagati
10:15 Coffee-Break (10:15 - 10:30)
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Mediterranean 4 Tutorial - Big Data Analytics in Biomedical Informatics
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Mediterranean 3 Parallel Session 2 - Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC
  • 4: A Stationary Bike in Virtual Reality - Rhythmic Exercise and Rehabilitation Justyna Maculewicz, Stefania Serafin and Lise Kofoed
  • 5: A Web Application for Automatic Analysis on Life-style Factors Affecting Personal Health from Self-tracking Data - Towards User-side Statistics Free Personal Data Analysis Zilu Liang
  • 11: Towards Creating an Iso-semantic Lexicon Model using Computational Semantics and Sublanguage Analysis Within Clinical Subdomains for Medical Language Processing B. S. Begum Durgahee and Adi Gundlapalli
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Mediterranean 2 Parallel Session 3 - BIODEVICES
  • 8: Noise Analysis of Programmable Gain Analog to Digital Converter for Integrated Neural Implant Front End Amir Zjajo, Carlo Galuzzi and Rene van Leuken
  • 26: 12 GHz CMOS MEMS Lab-on-chip System for Detection of Concentration of Suspended Particles in Bio-suspensions Subhajit Guha, Marco Lisker, Andreas Trusch, Alexander Wolf, Chafik Meliani and Christian Wenger
  • 45: Dielectrophoretic Characteristics of Microbeads Labelled with DNA of Various Lengths Zhenhao Ding, Hiromichi Kasahara, Michihiko Nakano and Junya Suehiro
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Berlin B Parallel Session 3 - BIOSIGNALS
  • 5: Single Trial Classification for Mobile BCI: a Multiway Kernel Approach Lieven Billiet, Borbala Hunyadi, Vladimir Matic, Sabine Van Huffel, Michel Verleysen and Maarten De Vos
  • 25: Epileptic Seizure Detection Using Bipolar Singular Value Decomposition Mojtaba Bandarabadi, Jalil Rasekhi, Cesar Teixeira and António Dourado
  • 41: Computational Investigation of Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation Paul Meehan and Christopher Thang
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Geneva Parallel Session 3 - HEALTHINF
  • 76: Finding Evidence for Updates in Medical Guidelines. Roelof Reinders, Annette Ten Teije and Zhisheng Huang
  • 78: Descriptive Modelling of Clinical Conditions with Data-driven Rule Mining in Physiological Data Hadi Banaee, Mobyen Uddin Ahmed and Amy Loutfi
  • 79: Certification of Service-oriented eHealth Platforms - Derivation of Structured Criteria for Interoperability and Expandability Martin Benedict, Hannes Schlieter and Martin Burwitz
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Berlin A Parallel Session 3a - HEALTHINF
  • 54: Implementation of Data Security Requirements in a Web-Based Application for Interactive Medical Documentation Anja Perlich, Andrey Sapegin and Christoph Meinel
  • 132: The transparent representation of medical decision structures based on the example of breast cancer treatment Dennis Andrzejewski, Eberhard Beck, Julien DeBoer, Laura Tetzlaff and Nicole Haeusler
  • 134: Coexistence of Wireless Systems for Remote Monitoring of Vital Functions in the Unlicensed ISM Band Aleksandra Rashkovska, Roman Trobec and Mihael Mohorčič
  • 32: Designing a Data Warehouse Dimensional Model Based on the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture Fabrizio Pecoraro, Daniela Luzi and Fabrizio L Ricci
10:30 - 12:00 - Room Mediterranean 5 Parallel Session 3 - BIOINFORMATICS
  • 25: Constructing Structural Profiles for Protein Torsion Angle Prediction Zafer Aydin, David Baker and William Stafford Noble
  • 5: A Nonlinear Mixture Model Based Unsupervised Variable Selection in Genomics and Proteomics Ivica Kopriva
  • 42: A Graph-based Pattern Recognition for Chemical Molecule Matching Yunus Gökçer, M. Fatih Demirci and Mehmet Tan
12:00 - 13:00 - Room New York Keynote Lecture The Bidirectional Route of Research and Innovation - Insights from the Stressed Brain Nuno Sousa, University of Minho, Portugal
13:00 Lunch (13:00 - 14:30)
14:30 - 16:00 - Room New York European Project Space Panel

Title: "European Project Space on Biomedical Engineering"

EPS Chair:
Ana Fred, Instituto de Telecomunicações / IST, Portugal

EPS Participants
Alexandra Veiga, Horizon 2020 National Contact Point (NCP) –ERC, Health, Fusion, IMI, Portugal
Marta Bienkiewicz, TUM, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
Justyna Maculewicz, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
Mohamed Oussama Ben Salem, Tunisia Polytechnic School, Tunisia
16:00 Coffee-Break (16:00 - 16:45)
16:00 - 17:00 - Mediterranean 1 Posters Session 1
  • 12: KeepSafe® - Wristband Device for Heart-rate Monitoring Vítor Pinto, Raquel Sousa and Gil Gonçalves
  • 16: Non-invasive Multi-channel Neuro-stimulators in Treatment of the Nervous System Disorders Y. P. Danilov, V. S. Kublanov, K. Ju Retjunskij, T. S. Petrenko and M. V. Babich
  • 18: Carbon Nanotubes: The Challenges of the First Syntheses Trials Cláudia Coelho, Alexandra Sepúlveda, Luís Rocha and Alexandre Silva
  • 4: Influence of Muscle Cross-sectional Area in Skin Temperature Eduardo Borba Neves, Fabio Bandeira, Leandra Ulbricht, José Vilaça-Alves and Victor Machado Reis
  • 9: A fully automatic tool for counting Virchow-Robin Spaces in Magnetic Resonance Imaging for lacunar stroke study Sérgio Pereira, José Mariz, Nuno Sousa, J. H. Correia and Carlos Silva
  • 25: Encoded Total Focusing Method for Improving Data Acquisition Rate César Gutiérrez Fernández, Carlos Julián Martín-Arguedas and Ana Jiménez
  • 34: Coupling of self-activating genes induces spontaneous synchronized oscillations in cells Jesus Miro-Bueno
  • 47: Alpha Complexes in Protein Structure Prediction Pawel Winter and Rasmus Fonseca
  • 50: Balanced Sampling Method for Imbalanced Big Data Using AdaBoost Hong Gu and Tao Song
  • 1: ECG denoising based on PCA and using R peaks detection Talbi Mourad
  • 14: Brain Activity Quantification for Sport Audiovisual Content Visualization Using EEG Adrián Colomer, Valery Naranjo, Jaime Guixeres, Juan Carlos Rojas, Javier Coret and Mariano Alcañiz
  • 34: Can We Find Deterministic Signatures in ECG and PCG Signals ? Jorge Oliveira, Miguel Coimbra and Vasco Ferreira
  • 63: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulations in Nerve Conduction Pedro Lima, Neville Ford and Patricia Lumb
  • 68: Detecting Nonlinear Acoustic Properties of Snoring Sounds using Hilbert-Huang Transform Tsuyoshi Mikami, Satoshi Ueki, Hirotaka Takahashi and Kazuya Yonezawa
  • 69: Classification of involuntary hand movements Aki Harma
  • 74: Improving performance of bio-radars for remote heartbeat and breathing detection by using cyclostationary features Daniel Malafaia, José Vieira and Ana Maria Tomé
  • 13: COPD and Urban Air Pollution: GIS Based Spatial Pattern and The Geostatistical Analysis of Izmir Cigdem TARHAN and Nur Sinem OZCAN
  • 17: A Study about Discovery of Critical food consumption Patterns Linked with Lifestyle Diseases using Data Mining Methods Farshideh Einsele, Leila Sadeghi, Helena Jenzer and Rolf Ingold
  • 23: Automatic Segmentation Methodology for Dermatological Images Acquired via Mobile Devices Luís Rosado and Maria Vasconcelos
  • 25: A new Risk Chart for Acute Myocardial Infarction by a innovative Algoritm Federico Licastro, Manuela Ianni, Roberto Ferrari, Gianluca Campo, Massimo Buscema, Enzo Grossi and Elisa Porcellini
  • 108: Usability Improvements to Electronic Health Records: Finding Realistic Paths to Success Rebecca Meehan
  • 114: Classification of the Heart Auscultation Signals Drago Torkar and Primož Kocuvan
  • 120: Remote Mobile Patient Monitoring using Diffuse Optical Transmissions Pascal Toumieux, Stéphanie Sahuguede and Anne Julien-Vergonjanne
  • 125: Exposome, Health and Biomedical Informatics An Emerging Discipline and Its Interaction with Current Biomedical Informatics Guillermo Lopez Campos, Riccardo Bellazzi and Fernando Martin-Sanchez
  • 127: Study on synchronization of brain waves and injection technology Naohisa Kishida, Atsushi Ishigame and Yukie Majima
17:00 - 18:30 - Room Mediterranean 2 European Project Space Session
  • Cogwatch – Cognitive Rehabilitation of Apraxia and Action Disorganisation Syndrome
    Presenter: Marta Bienkiewicz
  • NIW – Natural interactive walking
    Presenter: Justyna Maculewicz
  • New Technologic Solutions for a Browser and Robot-based Orthopedic Surgery
    Presenter: Mohamed Oussama Ben Salem
17:00 - 18:30 - Room Mediterranean 3 Parallel Session 4 - BIOIMAGING
  • 6: Content Based Retrieval of MRI Based on Brain Structure Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease Katarina Trojacanec, Ivan Kitanovski, Ivica Dimitrovski and Suzana Loshkovska
  • 3: A Block-based Approach for Malignancy Detection within the Prostate Peripheral Zone in T2-Weighted MRI Andrik Rampun, Paul Malcolm and Reyer Zwiggelaar
  • 12: Detection of Root Knot Nematodes in Microscopy Images Faroq AL-Tam, António dos Anjos, Stephane Bellafiore and Hamid Reza Shahbazkia
17:00 - 18:30 - Room Berlin B Parallel Session 4 - BIOSIGNALS
  • 45: Human Activity Recognition based on Novel Accelerometry Features and Hidden Markov Models application Ana Luísa Gomes, Vítor Paixão and Hugo Gamboa
  • 27: Periocular Recognition under Unconstrained Settings with Universal Background Models João Monteiro and Jaime S. Cardoso
  • 19: Facial Expression Recognition based on Eog toward Emotion Detection for Human-Robot Interaction Aniana Cruz, Diogo Garcia, Gabriel Pires and Urbano Nunes
17:00 - 18:30 - Room Geneva Parallel Session 4 - HEALTHINF
  • 80: Lung Function Classification of Smartphone Recordings - Comparison of Signal Processing and Machine Learning combination sets João Teixeira, Luís Teixeira, João Fonseca and Tiago Jacinto
  • 83: A proposal to incorporate digital auscultation and its processing into an existing electronic health record Pedro Gomes, Samuel Frade, Ana Castro, Ricardo Cruz-Correia and Miguel Coimbra
  • 136: Information Model for Radiology Performance Indicators based on DICOM Milton Santos, Luis Bastião, Alexandra Queirós, Augusto Silva and Nelson Fernando Pacheco da Rocha
17:00 - 18:30 - Room Berlin A Parallel Session 4a - HEALTHINF
  • 61: STRATEGIC PLANNING OF HOSPITAL SERVICE PORTFOLIOS - THE DRGee VIEWER Dominique Brodbeck, Markus Degen, Andreas Walter, Serge Reichlin and Christoph Napierala
  • 31: Automatic Prevention of Medication Errors Ana-María López, Eduardo Pascual, Ana-María Salinas, Guillermo Azuara and Rafael Gómez
  • 69: The Potential of the m-Health Platform to Safeguard Public Health: The Nigerian Example Allen Adum, Uche Ekwugha and Ngozi Emmanuel
  • 129: Patient Empowerment as a Cognitive Process Eleni Kaldoudi and Nikos Makris
17:00 - 18:30 - Room Mediterranean 5 Parallel Session 4 - BIOINFORMATICS
  • 20: Essential proteins and functional modules in the Host-Pathogen Interactions from Innate to Adaptive Immunity: C. albicans-zebrafish infection model Chia-Chou Wu and Bor-Sen Chen
  • 38: Algorithms for Regularized Linear Discriminant Analysis Jan Kalina and Jurjen Duintjer Tebbens