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Biomedical Informatics with Optimization and Machine Learning

This special issue is dedicated to the inaugural International Workshop of Biomedical Informatics with Optimization and Machine Learning (BOOM) to be held in July 2016 in New York City in conjunction with the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). A selected number of both methodology-driven and application-driven papers will be considered for publication, covering a broad spectrum of topics.

Edited by: Yang Shen, Jiayu Zhou, Shuai Huang, Zhangyang Wang and Qing Ling

  1. Research

    Towards organizing health knowledge on community-based health services

    Online community-based health services accumulate a huge amount of unstructured health question answering (QA) records at a continuously increasing pace. The ability to organize these health QA records has bee...

    Mohammad Akbari, Xia Hu, Liqiang Nie and Tat-Seng Chua

    EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology 2016 2016:18

    Published on: 17 November 2016

  2. Research

    Stochastic convex sparse principal component analysis

    Principal component analysis (PCA) is a dimensionality reduction and data analysis tool commonly used in many areas. The main idea of PCA is to represent high-dimensional data with a few representative compone...

    Inci M. Baytas, Kaixiang Lin, Fei Wang, Anil K. Jain and Jiayu Zhou

    EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology 2016 2016:15

    Published on: 9 September 2016

  3. Research

    Machine learning to predict rapid progression of carotid atherosclerosis in patients with impaired glucose tolerance

    Prediabetes is a major epidemic and is associated with adverse cardio-cerebrovascular outcomes. Early identification of patients who will develop rapid progression of atherosclerosis could be beneficial for im...

    Xia Hu, Peter D. Reaven, Aramesh Saremi, Ninghao Liu, Mohammad Ali Abbasi, Huan Liu and Raymond Q. Migrino

    EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology 2016 2016:14

    Published on: 5 September 2016

  4. Research

    Detecting Visually Observable Disease Symptoms from Faces

    Recent years have witnessed an increasing interest in the application of machine learning to clinical informatics and healthcare systems. A significant amount of research has been done on healthcare systems ba...

    Kuan Wang and Jiebo Luo

    EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology 2016 2016:13

    Published on: 31 August 2016