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Data mining and medical knowledge management; cases and applications.


Data mining and medical knowledge management; cases and applications.

Ed. by Petr Berka et al.

Medical Information Science Reference


440 pages




Berka (University of Economics, Czech Republic) collects case studies in which advanced data mining and knowledge management solutions are used in biomedical research. Material in the first section, on theoretical aspects, discusses basic notions of data mining and knowledge management with respect to medicine. The second section presents general applications in areas such as biomedical image registration and fusion, biomedical signal processing, and quality assessment of medical web sites. The third section of the book presents the results of several case studies of data mining applied to various specific medical problems, such as gene expression mining, Gaussian- stacking multiclassifiers for human embryo selection, and data mining in atherosclerosis risk factor data. The book will be of interest to researchers and students in computer science and medicine, and to physicians and managers in the healthcare industry. Medical Information Science Reference is an imprint of IGI Global.

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Date:Jun 1, 2009
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