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Volume 15 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 3rd International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (IWBBIO 2015)


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Grenada, Spain15-17 April 2015

Edited by Ignacio Rojas, Francisco Ortuño and Peter Gloesekoetter.

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  1. Hydrocephalus is a medical condition consisting of an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the brain. A catheter is inserted in one of the brain ventricles and then connected to an external val...

    Authors: Ángel Giménez, Marcelo Galarza, Olga Pellicer, José Valero and José M. Amigó
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):71
  2. Aligning multiple sequences arises in many tasks in Bioinformatics. However, the alignments produced by the current software packages are highly dependent on the parameters setting, such as the relative import...

    Authors: Maryam Abbasi, Luís Paquete and Francisco B. Pereira
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):70
  3. Several studies have estimated the potential economic and social impact of the mHealth development. Considering the latest study by Institute for Healthcare Informatics, more than 165.000 apps of health and me...

    Authors: Guillermo Molina Recio, Laura García-Hernández, Rafael Molina Luque and Lorenzo Salas-Morera
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):77
  4. A challenging problem in current systems biology is that of parameter inference in biological pathways expressed as coupled ordinary differential equations (ODEs). Conventional methods that repeatedly numerica...

    Authors: Benn Macdonald, Mu Niu, Simon Rogers, Maurizio Filippone and Dirk Husmeier
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):80
  5. One of the main challenges in modern science is the amount of data produced by the experimental work; it is difficult to store, organize and share the scientific data and to extract the wealth of knowledge. Ex...

    Authors: Petr Cisar, Dmytro Soloviov, Antonin Barta, Jan Urban and Dalibor Stys
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):74
  6. Brain-computer interfacing (BCI) applications based on the classification of electroencephalographic (EEG) signals require solving high-dimensional pattern classification problems with such a relatively small ...

    Authors: Julio Ortega, Javier Asensio-Cubero, John Q. Gan and Andrés Ortiz
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):73
  7. The provision of health and wellness care is undergoing an enormous transformation. A key element of this revolution consists in prioritizing prevention and proactivity based on the analysis of people’s conduc...

    Authors: Oresti Banos, Muhammad Bilal Amin, Wajahat Ali Khan, Muhammad Afzal, Maqbool Hussain, Byeong Ho Kang and Sungyong Lee
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):76
  8. This PATRICIA research project is about using pet robots to reduce pain and anxiety in hospitalized children. The study began 2 years ago and it is believed that the advances made in this project are significa...

    Authors: Ferran Larriba, Cristóbal Raya, Cecilio Angulo, Jordi Albo-Canals, Marta Díaz and Roger Boldú
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):72
  9. In this paper a new approach is applied to the area of marketing research. The aim of this paper is to recognize how brain activity responds during the visualization of short video advertisements using discret...

    Authors: Luis M. Soria Morillo, Juan A. Alvarez-Garcia, Luis Gonzalez-Abril and Juan A. Ortega Ramírez
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 1):75