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Optimization in Medicine / Edition 1

Optimization in Medicine / Edition 1

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This volume presents a wide range of medical applications that can utilize mathematical computing. This work grew out of a workshop on optimization which was held during the 2005 CIM Thematic Term on Optimization in Coimbra, Portugal. It provides an overview of the state-of-the-art in optimization in medicine and will serve as an excellent reference for researchers in the medical computing community and for those working in applied mathematics and optimization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441925176
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/24/2010
Series: Springer Optimization and Its Applications , #12
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The influence of dose grid resolution on beam selection strategies in radiotherapy treatment design.- Decomposition of matrices and static multileaf collimators: a survey.- Neuro-dynamic programming for fractionated radiotherapy planning.- Randomized algorithms for mixed matching and covering in hypergraphs in 3D seed reconstruction in brachytherapy.- Global optimization and spatial synchronization changes prior to epileptic seizures.- Optimization-based predictive models in medicine and biology.- Optimal reconstruction kernels in medical imaging.- Optimal control in high intensity focused ultrasound surgery.

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