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Volume 17 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 5th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering: biomedical engineering


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.

Granada, Spain26-28 April 2017

Conference website

Edited by Maria Jose Saéz Lara, Olga Valenzuela Cansino and Ignacio Rojas.

Articles from this conference have also been published in BMC Bioinformatics and BMC Systems Biology.

  1. Content type: Research

    In case of significant imperfections on the cornea, data acquisition is difficult and a significant level of missing data could require the interpolation of important areas of the cornea, resulting in a very a...

    Authors: Francisco Cavas-Martínez, Daniel G. Fernández-Pacheco, Dolores Parras, Francisco J. F. Cañavate, Laurent Bataille and Jorge Alió

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17(Suppl 1):161

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  2. Content type: Research

    Laboratory rats play a critical role in research because they provide a biological model that can be used for evaluating the affectation of diseases and injuries, and for the evaluation of the effectiveness of...

    Authors: S. Ivvan Valdez, Josué González-Sandoval, Sergio Dueñas-Jiménez, Nancy Elizabeth Franco Rodríguez, Sulema Torres-Ramos and Gerardo Mendizabal-Ruiz

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17(Suppl 1):134

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  3. Content type: Research

    Extracting fundamental information from data, thus underlining hidden structures or removing noisy information, is one of the most important aims in different scientific fields especially in biological and med...

    Authors: Nicola Amoroso, Domenico Diacono, Marianna La Rocca, Roberto Bellotti and Sabina Tangaro

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17(Suppl 1):162

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  4. Content type: Research

    The human activity monitoring technology is one of the most important technologies for ambient assisted living, surveillance-based security, sport and fitness activities, healthcare of elderly people. The acti...

    Authors: Giorgio Biagetti, Paolo Crippa, Laura Falaschetti, Simone Orcioni and Claudio Turchetti

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17(Suppl 1):132

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  5. Content type: Research

    This paper studies the temporal consistency of health care expenditures in a large state Medicaid program. Predictive machine learning models were used to forecast the expenditures, especially for the high-cos...

    Authors: Chengliang Yang, Chris Delcher, Elizabeth Shenkman and Sanjay Ranka

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17(Suppl 1):131

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  6. Content type: Research

    Like other scientific fields, such as cosmology, high-energy physics, or even the life sciences, medicine and healthcare face the challenge of an extremely quick transformation into data-driven sciences. This ...

    Authors: Alfredo Vellido, Vicent Ribas, Carles Morales, Adolfo Ruiz Sanmartín and Juan Carlos Ruiz Rodríguez

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17(Suppl 1):135

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