Workshop Schedule

Invited Speakers



SHB 2012

ACM TMIS Special Issue

KDD 2012

ISI-KDD 2012

Workshop Deadlines

Submission date for papers: May 8, 2012

May 11, 2012

Author notification: June 8, 2012

Submission of camera-ready papers: June 13, 2012

Program Schedule for the Health Informatics Workshop

Beijing, China
August 12, 2012

8:30 am – 8:40
Opening Remark

8:40 – 9:25
Invited Talk I
Session Chair: Jiming Liu

Real-time monitoring of population health: challenges and opportunities for health informatics
David Buckeridge, McGill University

9:25 – 10:15
Session 1
Session Chair: Qing Zeng-Treitler

Predicting the Demand and the Performance of Healthcare Systems: A Case Study in Operating Rooms
Li Tao and Jiming Liu

A Hybrid Design for Medical Decision Support using Data Mining to Impute Missing Data
Atif Khan, John Doucette, Robin Cohen and Dan Lizotte

10:15 – 10:30
Coffee break

10:30 – 12:00
Session 2
Session Chair: Jiming Liu

Detecting Signals of Adverse Drug Reactions from Health Consumer Contributed Content in Social Media
Christopher Yang, Ling Jiang, Haodong Yang and Xuning Tang

Drug Review Mining with Regressional Probabilistic Principal Component Analysis
Victor Cheng, Chao Tang and Chun-Hung Li

Imputation-Enhanced Prediction of Septic Shock in ICU Patients
Joyce Ho, Cheng Lee and Joydeep Ghosh

12:00 – 1:30

13:30 – 15:15
Session 3
Session Chair: Chandan Reddy

A Method to Estimate Readibility of Health Content
Qing Zeng-Treitler, Sasikiran Kandula, Hyeon-Eui Kim and Brent Hill

Improving UMLS Metathesaurus query expansion based on the query specificity and length
Xiangming Mu and Kun Lu

Extracting Behavioral Motifs for Characterizing Human Daily Activities in Smart Environments
Kai Liu, William Cheung and Jiming Liu

15:15 – 15:30
Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00
Session 4
Session Chair: William Cheung

Depressive Moods of Users Portrayed in Online Social Networks
Minsu Park, Chiyoung Cha and Meeyoung Cha

Predict Depression Tendency of Web Posts using Negative Emotion Evaluation Model
Chia-Ming Tung and Wen-Hsiang Lu

Detection of Human Presence by Irregularity of Doppler Signal Using Multivariate Autoregressive Model
Masatoshi Sekine, Kurato Maeno and Toshinari Kamakura

17:00 – 17:10
Closing Remarks

17:10 – 18:00 pm
Poster Session
1. David Damen and Tim Van Den Bulcke. Towards a Flexible Semantic Framework for Clinical Trial Eligibility using Topic Maps
2. Pedro T Amaral, Susana Pinto, Mamede de Carvalho, Pedro Tomás and Sara C. Madeira. Predicting the need for non-invasive ventilation in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
3. Sunhee Kim, Christos Faloutsos and Hyung-Jeong Yang. Fractal analysis of Epilepsy EEG data
4. Luis Lemos, Dina Silva, Manuela Guerreiro, Alexandre Mendonça, Pedro Tomás and Sara C. Madeira. Discriminating mild cognitive impairment from Alzheimer's disease using neuropsychological data
5. Gregor Stiglic, Igor Pernek, Peter Kokol and Zoran Obradovic. Disease Prediction Based on Prior Knowledge