• Net-HI-BI-BI 2013

    BIBM 2013

  • Committee

    • General Chair
    • Reda Alhajj University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    • Program Co-Chairs
    • Tansel ÖzyerTOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey
    • Jia ZengUniversity of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Huston, TX, USA
    • Publicity Co-Chairs
    • Omar Addam University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    • Alper Aksac University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    • Orkun Ozturk University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    • Omar Zaarour University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    • Web Chair
    • Tamer Jarada University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada


Session 1: Machine Learning and Databases

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM, Chair: Wilbert Sibanda, Room: SF-A, Date: Dec 18, 2013

  • Wilbert Sibanda and Philip Pretorius. Use of HIV risk scorecard, general linear and logistic regression models to rank effects of demographic characteristics on risk of acquiring an HIV infection amongst pregnant women in South Africa
  • Chucheng Kuo, Fang-Chi Yang, Meng-Han Yang, and Ding-Dar Lee. Predicting the Onset of Bullous Pemphigoid with Co-morbidities: A Survey Based on a Nationwide Medical Database
  • Gorazd Praprotnik, Teodora Ivanuša and Iztok Podbregar. eWar - Reality of Future Wars
  • Yixiang Shi, Yifei Shi, and Ajun Wan. Simulation Study of the Drug Release Dynamics
  • Emad Mohammed, Mostafa Mohamed, Christopher Naugler, and Behrouz Far. Automatic Working Area Localization in Blood Smear Microscopic Images Using Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Liu Congying, Li Wen, Liang Jinbing, and Tang Weichang. Study on the pressure methods of pulse detecting instrument

Session 2: Data Mining and Network Analysis

Time: 13:30 – 15:30 PM, Chair: Ding Cheng Li, Room: SF-A, Date: Dec 18, 2013

  • Jiang Bian, Mengjun Xie, Umit Topaloglu, Teresa Hudson, and William Hogan. Understanding Biomedical Research Collaborations through Social Network Analysis: A Case Study
  • Zeineb Dhouioui and Jalel Akaichi. Overlapping Community Detection in Social Networks
  • Wassim Drira, Éric Renault, and Djamal Zeghlache. Towards a Secure Social Sensor Network
  • Subrata Acharya, Brian Coats, Arpit Saluja, and Dale Fuller. A Roadmap for Information Security Assessment for Meaningful Use
  • Arshad Muhammad, Kenan Matawie, and Anthony Maeder. Determining an Optimal Value of K in K-means Clustering

Session 3: Regulatory and Interaction Networks

Time: 15:50 – 17:40 PM, Chair: Lixin Gao, Room: SF-A, Date: Dec 18, 2013

  • Yiou Xiao, Kishan Mehrotra, Chilukuri Mohan, and Ramesh Raina. Utilizing Cis-elements to Refine Gene Regulatory Networks
  • Xueqin Zhuang, Yongli Wang, Xiaohui Jiang, and Xingpeng Jiang. Mining the Maximum Conserved Functional Module from the Alignment of Pairwise Protein Interaction Networks
  • Yuji Zhang, Dingcheng Li, Cui Tao, Feichen Shen, and Hongfang Liu. An integrative network-based approach to identify disease-specific networks from PubMed literature information
  • Guoyi Zhao, Li Guo, Lixin Gao, and Li-Jun Ma. Inferring Regulatory Networks through Orthologous Gene Mapping