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Intelligence and Security Informatics: Biosurveillance

Second NSF Workshop, BioSurveillance 2007, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, May 22, 2007, Proceedings

Zeng, D., Gotham, I., Komatsu, K., Lynch, C., Thurmond, M., Madigan, D., Lober, B., Kvach, J., Chen, H. (Eds.)

2007, XI, 234 p. Also available online.

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second NSF Workshop on Biosurveillance Systems and Case Studies, BioSurveillance 2007, held in New Brunswick, NJ, USA in May 2007, co-located with the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2007).

The 17 revised full papers, six revised short papers presented together with one invited talk and two poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. Bringing together infectious disease informatics (IDI) researchers and practitioners to discuss selected topics directly relevant to data sharing and analysis for real-time animal and public health surveillance, the workshop covers a wide range of backgrounds such as epidemiology, statistics, applied mathematics, information systems, computer science and machine learning/data mining.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » DJ - DOM - Internet - algorithms - anomaly detection - applied mathematics - biosurveillance - computer algebra - contact tracing - data classification - data mining - data sharing - epidemiology - genome - security

Related subjects » Bioinformatics - Communication Networks - Database Management & Information Retrieval - General Issues - Software Engineering

Table of contents 

Long Papers.- Early Outbreak Detection Using an Automated Data Feed of Test Orders from a Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.- Chinese Chief Complaint Classification for Syndromic Surveillance.- Incorporating Geographical Contacts into Social Network Analysis for Contact Tracing in Epidemiology: A Study on Taiwan SARS Data.- A Model for Characterizing Annual Flu Cases.- Population Dynamics in the Elderly: The Need for Age-Adjustment in National BioSurveillance Systems.- Data Classification for Selection of Temporal Alerting Methods for Biosurveillance.- High Performance Computing for Disease Surveillance.- Towards Real Time Epidemiology: Data Assimilation, Modeling and Anomaly Detection of Health Surveillance Data Streams.- Algorithm Combination for Improved Performance in Biosurveillance Systems.- Decoupling Temporal Aberration Detection Algorithms for Enhanced Biosurveillance.- Assessing Seasonal Variation in Multisource Surveillance Data: Annual Harmonic Regression.- A Study into Detection of Bio-Events in Multiple Streams of Surveillance Data.- A Web-Based System for Infectious Disease Data Integration and Sharing: Evaluating Outcome, Task Performance Efficiency, User Information Satisfaction, and Usability.- Public Health Affinity Domain: A Standards-Based Surveillance System Solution.- The Influenza Data Summary: A Prototype Application for Visualizing National Influenza Activity.- Global Foot-and-Mouth Disease Surveillance Using BioPortal.- Utilization of Predictive Mathematical Epidemiological Modeling in Crisis Preparedness Exercises.- Short Papers.- Ambulatory e-Prescribing: Evaluating a Novel Surveillance Data Source.- Detecting the Start of the Flu Season.- Syndromic Surveillance for Early Detection of Nosocomial Outbreaks.- A Bayesian Biosurveillance Method That Models Unknown Outbreak Diseases.- Spatial Epidemic Patterns Recognition Using Computer Algebra.- Detecting Conserved RNA Secondary Structures in Viral Genomes: The RADAR Approach.- Extended Abstracts.- Gemina: A Web-Based Epidemiology and Genomic Metadata System Designed to Identify Infectious Agents.- Internet APRS Data Utilization for Biosurveillance Applications.

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