Handbook of Optimization in Medicine / Edition 1

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Handbook of Optimization in Medicine is devoted to examining the dramatic increase in the application of effective optimization techniques to the delivery of health care. The articles, written by experts, focus on models and algorithms that have led to more efficient and sophisticated treatments of patients.

Topics covered include: optimization in medical imaging, classification and data mining with medical applications, treatment of epilepsy and other brain disorders, treatment of head-and-neck, prostate, and other cancers using conventional conformal and intensity-modulated radiation therapy as well as proton therapy, treatment selection for breast cancer based on new classification schemes, optimization for the genome project, optimal timing of organ transplants.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441935328
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Series: Springer Optimization and Its Applications Series , #26
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 442
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Optimizing Organ Allocation and Acceptance Oguzhan Alagoz Alagoz, Oguzhan Andrew J. Schaefer Schaefer, Andrew J. Mark S. Roberts Roberts, Mark S. 1

2 Can We Do Better? Optimization Models for Breast Cancer Screening Julie Simmons Ivy Ivy, Julie Simmons 25

3 Optimization Models and Computational Approaches for Three-dimensional Conformal Radiation Treatment Planning Gino J. Lim Lim, Gino J. 53

4 Continuous Optimization of Beamlet Intensities for Intensity Modulated Photon and Proton Radiotherapy Rembert Reemtsen Reemtsen, Rembert Markus Alber Alber, Markus 83

5 Multicriteria Optimization in Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy Planning Karl-Heinz Kufer Kufer, Karl-Heinz Michael Monz Monz, Michael Alexander Scherrer Scherrer, Alexander Philipp Suss Suss, Philipp Fernando Alonso Alonso, Fernando Ahmad Saher Azizi Sultan Sultan, Ahmad Saher Azizi Thomas Bortfeld Bortfeld, Thomas Christian Thieke Thieke, Christian 123

6 Algorithms for Sequencing Multileaf Collimators Srijit Kamath Kamath, Srijit Sartaj Sahni Sahni, Sartaj Jatinder Palta Palta, Jatinder Sanjay Ranka Ranka, Sanjay Jonathan Li Li, Jonathan 169

7 Image Registration and Segmentation Based on Energy Minimization Michael Hintermuller Hintermuller, Michael Stephen L. Keeling Keeling, Stephen L. 213

8 Optimization Techniques for Data Representations with Biomedical Applications Pando G. Georgiev Georgiev, Pando G. Fabian J. Theis Theis, Fabian J. 253

9 Algorithms for Genomics Analysis Eva K. Lee Lee, Eva K. Kapil Gupta Gupta, Kapil 291

10 Optimization and Data Mining in Epilepsy Research: A Review and Prospective W. Art Chaovalitwongse Chaovalitwongse, W. Art 325

11 Mathematical Programming Approaches for theAnalysis of Microarray Data Ioannis P. Androulakis Androulakis, Ioannis P. 357

12 Classification and Disease Prediction via Mathematical Programming Eva K. Lee Lee, Eva K. Tsung-Lin Wu Wu, Tsung-Lin 381

Index 431

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