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2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014)

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  • 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

    Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals for tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.

  • 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012)

    The 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012) will be held in Vilamoura-Algarve, Portugal, during October 7-11, 2012. The theme of the conference will be Robotics for Quality of Life and Sustainable Development. Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals for tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.

  • 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011)

    The 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011) will be held in San Francisco, California, USA, during September 25-30, 2011. The theme of the conference will be Human- Centered Robotics, and its format will feature innovations in the form of interactive multimedia presentations and special-topic symposia celebrating 50 years of robotics.

  • 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2010)

    Papers are solicited in all related areas in robotics and intelligent systems. Proposals and tutorials and workshops, as well as organized/special sessions are also welcome to address the emerging areas and innovative applications of new technologies.


2013 IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS)

SIEDS is a student focused international forum for applied research, development, and design in Systems and Information Engineering. The symposium is the leading showcase for undergraduate and masters graduate design projects or design oriented graduate theses. Faculty, industry, and government project advisors are welcome coauthors.


2012 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)

BIBM 2012 solicits high-quality original research papers (including significant work-in-progress) in any aspect of bioinformatics, biomedicine and healthcare informatics. New computational techniques and methods in machine learning; data mining; text analysis; pattern recognition; knowledge representation; databases; data modeling; combinatorics; stochastic modeling; string and graph algorithms; linguistic methods; robotics; constraint satisfaction; data visualization; parallel computation; data integration; modeling and simulation and their application in life science domain are especially encouraged.


2012 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)

BHI devotes to an inter-disciplinary research area intersecting engineering, information technology and computer science with biology, medicine and health. The scope includes but not limited to innovative technologies and applications on acquisition, transmission, processing, storage, retrieval (P-STAR) of biomedical and health information, bio-inspired informatics and informatics in biological systems.


2011 4th International Conference on Human System Interactions (HSI)

The recent development of computational technologies contributes to introducing intelligent and interactive systems for supporting and extending human activities. International Conference series on Human System Interactions have been providing a platform for interdisciplinarily exchanging ideas, knowledge, skills and experiences in interactions between human and systems.

  • 2010 3rd International Conference on Human System Interactions (HSI)

    Rapid changes of information technologies lead to boosting the strength and efficiency of human activity. These technologies have an influence on every particular area of human life, including education, science, business, leisure time, entertainment, state administration, health care. Human life is greatly dependent on these systems efficiency and performance. HSI conference has been prepared as a platform for exchanging ideas, knowledge, skills and experiences in interactions between man and these s


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Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on

Telemedicine, teleradiology, telepathology, telemonitoring, telediagnostics, 3D animations in health care, health information networks, clinical information systems, virtual reality applications in medicine, broadband technologies, and global information infrastructure design for health care.


Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on

The study, development, improvement, and promotion of techniques for preparing, organizing for use, processing, editing, collecting, conserving, and disseminating any form of information in the electrical and electronics fields.




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A genetic algorithm system to find symbolic rules for diagnosis of depression

C. N. Chapman; L. Deaton; A. Harris; N. Robinson Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation-CEC99 (Cat. No. 99TH8406), 1999

A machine learning method is proposed for automatically finding psychiatric diagnostic rules. It is proposed that a genetic algorithm (GA) system can find symbolic, easily readable rules that could be used by psychiatric clinicians. Diagnosis of major depressive disorder is considered. A sample of 320 subjects with symptom information and pre-assigned diagnosis is used to train a GA model and ...


The modern hospital in historical context

Max E. Valentinuzzi; Ron Leder 2009 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009

The evolution and development of hospitals in their historical context is quickly reviewed, starting first as simple shelters for the sick and indigent, waiting essentially for death, up to the relatively recent concept of true health centers where patients face a high probability of actual recovery and rehabilitation. Anesthesia, microbiology, asepsia, antibiotics, virology, radiology, transfusion and different biomedical engineering technologies, ...


Video Prompting and Indoor Wayfinding Based on Bluetooth Beacons: A Case Study in Supported Employment for People with Severe Mental Illness

Yao-Jen Chang; Yan-Ru Chen; Chia Yu Chang; Tsen-Yung Wang 2009 WRI International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing, 2009

A novel wayfinding system is presented with an aim to increase workplace and life independence for cognitive-impaired patients such as people with traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's disease. According to psychological model of spatial navigation and the requirements of rehabilitation professionals, PDA prompting with navigation video at the right time and place can assist cognitively-impaired ...


Fuzzy Measurements, Consensual and Empathic Validation of the Active Observations of Multiple Observers of the Same Psychotherapeutic Event

Bhaskar Sripada; Thomas H. Jobe NAFIPS 2006 - 2006 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 2006

This presentation uses fuzzy logic to develop a method to simultaneously measure the ratings of the patient's global assessment of functioning (GAF), by both the therapist and patient in psychotherapy. Most therapy sessions in the mental health field use the GAF score for documentation for insurance purposes. The patient's and therapist's views pertain to multiple observers of the same event. ...


An expert system applied to the diagnosis of psychological disorders

Luciano Comin Nunes; Plácido Rogério Pinheiro; Tarcísio Cavalcante Pequeno 2009 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent Systems, 2009

Psychological disorders have kept away and incapacitated professionals in different sectors of activities. The most serious problems may be associated with various types of pathologies, however, it appears, more often, as psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, antisocial personality, multiple personality and addiction, causing a micro level damage to the individual and his/her family and in a macro level to ...


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A genetic algorithm system to find symbolic rules for diagnosis of depression

C. N. Chapman; L. Deaton; A. Harris; N. Robinson Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation-CEC99 (Cat. No. 99TH8406), 1999

A machine learning method is proposed for automatically finding psychiatric diagnostic rules. It is proposed that a genetic algorithm (GA) system can find symbolic, easily readable rules that could be used by psychiatric clinicians. Diagnosis of major depressive disorder is considered. A sample of 320 subjects with symptom information and pre-assigned diagnosis is used to train a GA model and ...


The modern hospital in historical context

Max E. Valentinuzzi; Ron Leder 2009 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009

The evolution and development of hospitals in their historical context is quickly reviewed, starting first as simple shelters for the sick and indigent, waiting essentially for death, up to the relatively recent concept of true health centers where patients face a high probability of actual recovery and rehabilitation. Anesthesia, microbiology, asepsia, antibiotics, virology, radiology, transfusion and different biomedical engineering technologies, ...


Video Prompting and Indoor Wayfinding Based on Bluetooth Beacons: A Case Study in Supported Employment for People with Severe Mental Illness

Yao-Jen Chang; Yan-Ru Chen; Chia Yu Chang; Tsen-Yung Wang 2009 WRI International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing, 2009

A novel wayfinding system is presented with an aim to increase workplace and life independence for cognitive-impaired patients such as people with traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's disease. According to psychological model of spatial navigation and the requirements of rehabilitation professionals, PDA prompting with navigation video at the right time and place can assist cognitively-impaired ...


Fuzzy Measurements, Consensual and Empathic Validation of the Active Observations of Multiple Observers of the Same Psychotherapeutic Event

Bhaskar Sripada; Thomas H. Jobe NAFIPS 2006 - 2006 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 2006

This presentation uses fuzzy logic to develop a method to simultaneously measure the ratings of the patient's global assessment of functioning (GAF), by both the therapist and patient in psychotherapy. Most therapy sessions in the mental health field use the GAF score for documentation for insurance purposes. The patient's and therapist's views pertain to multiple observers of the same event. ...


An expert system applied to the diagnosis of psychological disorders

Luciano Comin Nunes; Plácido Rogério Pinheiro; Tarcísio Cavalcante Pequeno 2009 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent Systems, 2009

Psychological disorders have kept away and incapacitated professionals in different sectors of activities. The most serious problems may be associated with various types of pathologies, however, it appears, more often, as psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, antisocial personality, multiple personality and addiction, causing a micro level damage to the individual and his/her family and in a macro level to ...


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  • Color Plates

    Crucial to understanding how the brain works is connectivity, and the centerpiece of brain connectivity is the connectome, a comprehensive description of how neurons and brain regions are connected. The human brain is a network of extraordinary complexity--a network not by way of metaphor, but in a precise and mathematical sense: an intricate web of billions of neurons connected by trillions of synapses. How this network is connected is important for virtually all facets of the brain's integrative function. In this book, Olaf Sporns surveys current efforts to chart these connections--to map the human connectome. Sporns, a pioneer in the field who was the first to define and use the term "connectome," argues that the nascent field of connectomics has already begun to influence the way many neuroscientists collect, analyze, and think about their data. Moreover, the idea of mapping the connections of the human brain in their entirety has captured the imaginations of researchers across several disciplines including human cognition, brain and mental disorders, and complex systems and networks. Sporns describes the biological and conceptual foundations of the connectome; the many research challenges it faces; the many cutting-edge empirical strategies, from electron microscopy to magnetic resonance imaging, deployed to map brain connectivity; the relationship between structure and function; and the wide array of network computational approaches to connectomics. Discovering the Human Connectome offers the first comprehensive overview of current empirical and computational approaches in this rapidly developing field.

  • The Use of Virtual Reality Technology in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

    Approximately 23 million Americans will suffer from an anxiety disorder some time during their life. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the United States, the fifth most common diagnosis given to those seen by primary care physicians, and the number one psychiatric diagnosis made by primary-care physicians. All anxiety disorders have two common characteristics. First, patients with these disorders usually experience apprehension, worry, and anxiety more intensely and for a longer period of time than the anxiety experienced by the average person in everyday life. Second, patients often develop ritual acts, repetitive thoughts, or avoidance mechanisms as a way to protect themselves from the anxiety. Anxiety disorders are categorized according to the presence or absence of external stimuli, the cause of the disorder, and the nature of the symptoms. Each major anxiety disorder category is described here and current treatment modalities are evaluated. When viewing mental health disorders and statistics, it is important to remember that incidence refers to the number of new cases in a specific time period, whereas prevalence refers to the total number of cases at a given time. For instance, lifetime prevalence would mean that a person had the disorder at some point in his or her life but may not have had it at the time of the survey described. Initial VR studies have shown VR technology to be effective for the treatment of many anxiety disorders. Issues that clinicians should think about when considering this treatment are discussed.

  • References

    Crucial to understanding how the brain works is connectivity, and the centerpiece of brain connectivity is the connectome, a comprehensive description of how neurons and brain regions are connected. The human brain is a network of extraordinary complexity--a network not by way of metaphor, but in a precise and mathematical sense: an intricate web of billions of neurons connected by trillions of synapses. How this network is connected is important for virtually all facets of the brain's integrative function. In this book, Olaf Sporns surveys current efforts to chart these connections--to map the human connectome. Sporns, a pioneer in the field who was the first to define and use the term "connectome," argues that the nascent field of connectomics has already begun to influence the way many neuroscientists collect, analyze, and think about their data. Moreover, the idea of mapping the connections of the human brain in their entirety has captured the imaginations of researchers across several disciplines including human cognition, brain and mental disorders, and complex systems and networks. Sporns describes the biological and conceptual foundations of the connectome; the many research challenges it faces; the many cutting-edge empirical strategies, from electron microscopy to magnetic resonance imaging, deployed to map brain connectivity; the relationship between structure and function; and the wide array of network computational approaches to connectomics. Discovering the Human Connectome offers the first comprehensive overview of current empirical and computational approaches in this rapidly developing field.

  • Index

    Crucial to understanding how the brain works is connectivity, and the centerpiece of brain connectivity is the connectome, a comprehensive description of how neurons and brain regions are connected. The human brain is a network of extraordinary complexity--a network not by way of metaphor, but in a precise and mathematical sense: an intricate web of billions of neurons connected by trillions of synapses. How this network is connected is important for virtually all facets of the brain's integrative function. In this book, Olaf Sporns surveys current efforts to chart these connections--to map the human connectome. Sporns, a pioneer in the field who was the first to define and use the term "connectome," argues that the nascent field of connectomics has already begun to influence the way many neuroscientists collect, analyze, and think about their data. Moreover, the idea of mapping the connections of the human brain in their entirety has captured the imaginations of researchers across several disciplines including human cognition, brain and mental disorders, and complex systems and networks. Sporns describes the biological and conceptual foundations of the connectome; the many research challenges it faces; the many cutting-edge empirical strategies, from electron microscopy to magnetic resonance imaging, deployed to map brain connectivity; the relationship between structure and function; and the wide array of network computational approaches to connectomics. Discovering the Human Connectome offers the first comprehensive overview of current empirical and computational approaches in this rapidly developing field.

  • Epilogue

    Crucial to understanding how the brain works is connectivity, and the centerpiece of brain connectivity is the connectome, a comprehensive description of how neurons and brain regions are connected. The human brain is a network of extraordinary complexity--a network not by way of metaphor, but in a precise and mathematical sense: an intricate web of billions of neurons connected by trillions of synapses. How this network is connected is important for virtually all facets of the brain's integrative function. In this book, Olaf Sporns surveys current efforts to chart these connections--to map the human connectome. Sporns, a pioneer in the field who was the first to define and use the term "connectome," argues that the nascent field of connectomics has already begun to influence the way many neuroscientists collect, analyze, and think about their data. Moreover, the idea of mapping the connections of the human brain in their entirety has captured the imaginations of researchers across several disciplines including human cognition, brain and mental disorders, and complex systems and networks. Sporns describes the biological and conceptual foundations of the connectome; the many research challenges it faces; the many cutting-edge empirical strategies, from electron microscopy to magnetic resonance imaging, deployed to map brain connectivity; the relationship between structure and function; and the wide array of network computational approaches to connectomics. Discovering the Human Connectome offers the first comprehensive overview of current empirical and computational approaches in this rapidly developing field.



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