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Big Data & Analytics for Societal Impact: Recent Research and Trends

Ashish Gupta, Amit Deokar, Lakshmi Iyer, Ramesh Sharda, Dave Schrader
2018 Information Systems Frontiers  
Aggarwal and Wang (2011) provides a good survey based overview of several approaches that can be applied to mine text data for applications such as social networks.  ...  Fitzgerald (2015) highlights Intermountain Healthcare as a pioneer in its efforts to use both lifestyle and EHR data to Bdiscover the power of data analytics to affect population health^.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-018-9846-7 fatcat:vwolxmky7jhzjnjwmjvhl2whqa

The Public Health Exposome: A Population-Based, Exposure Science Approach to Health Disparities Research

Paul Juarez, Patricia Matthews-Juarez, Darryl Hood, Wansoo Im, Robert Levine, Barbara Kilbourne, Michael Langston, Mohammad Al-Hamdan, William Crosson, Maurice Estes, Sue Estes, Vincent Agboto (+3 others)
2014 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The public health exposome approach has led our team to develop a taxonomy and bioinformatics infrastructure to integrate health outcomes data with thousands of sources of exogenous exposure, organized  ...  With the input of a transdisciplinary team, we have borrowed and applied the methods, tools and terms from various disciplines to measure the effects of environmental exposures on personal and population  ...  mine at multiple levels of granularity.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph111212866 pmid:25514145 pmcid:PMC4276651 fatcat:vohwuic3hzgqhatmukfz3pk7a4

Envisioning the Urban Past: GIS Reconstruction of a Lost Denver District

Brian Page, Eric Ross
2015 Frontiers in Digital Humanities  
The second aim is to conduct preliminary analysis of this historic district-scale GIS, focusing on land use, spatial connectivity, and building massing, in order to evaluate its utility in generating new  ...  The first aim is to develop and test a new method for reconstructing urban landscapes at the district scale using GIS methods and data derived from historic Sanborn fire insurance maps.  ...  We used a spatial analysis tool to determine "region groups" based on primary land use.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdigh.2015.00003 fatcat:t3dm2lnr5nhzhpzpsm2cwevoea

Artificial Intelligence vs. Natural Stupidity: Evaluating AI readiness for the Vietnamese Medical Information System

Quan-Hoang Vuong, Manh-Tung Ho, Thu-Trang Vuong, Viet-Phuong La, Manh-Toan Ho, Kien-Cuong P. Nghiem, Bach Xuan Tran, Hai-Ha Giang, Thu-Vu Giang, Carl Latkin, Hong-Kong T. Nguyen, Cyrus S.H. Ho (+1 others)
2019 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
The AI readiness in Vietnam's healthcare also suffers from the unprepared information infrastructure—using text mining for the official annual reports from 2012 to 2016 of the Ministry of Health, the paper  ...  This review paper presents a framework to evaluate the artificial intelligence (AI) readiness for the healthcare sector in developing countries: a combination of adequate technical or technological expertise  ...  The authors thank Nguyen Pham Muoi of Vietnam Panorama Media Monitoring for his continual support. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm8020168 pmid:30717268 pmcid:PMC6406313 fatcat:ak4t22k3lbbf5el637awkflwr4

Spatiotemporal enabled Content-based Image Retrieval

Mariana Belgiu, Martin Sudmanns, Tiede Dirk, Andrea Baraldi, Stefan Lang
2016 International Conference on GIScience Short Paper Proceedings  
This is because raster representations are constrained by their spatial resolution, and their regular shapes result in redundant data for unoccupied areas.  ...  In this paper, we propose a probabilistic method for estimation of the coverage of a sensor network based on 3D vector representation of the environment.  ...  Boisvert E and Brodaric B, 2012 , GroundWater Markup Language (GWML) -enabling groundwater data interoperability in spatial data infrastructures.  ... 
doi:10.21433/b311729295dw fatcat:fulw4pw3kfh5nmfzcsy3pkisvm

Arsenic contamination in groundwater: a global perspective with emphasis on the Asian scenario

Amitava Mukherjee, Mrinal Kumar Sengupta, M Amir Hossain, Sad Ahamed, Bhaskar Das, Bishwajit Nayak, Dilip Lodh, Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman, Dipankar Chakraborti
2006 Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition  
The incidence of high concentrations of arsenic in drinking-water has emerged as a major public-health problem.  ...  With newer-affected sites discovered during the last decade, a significant change has been observed in the global scenario of arsenic contamination, especially in Asian countries.  ...  The final study population (144,627 from a register-based cohort) consisted of 61 cases of bladder cancer and 49 cases of kidney cancer diagnosed during 1981-1995 and an age-and sex-balanced random sample  ... 
pmid:17195556 fatcat:erpgb4exinbxxfxdgaeyvyypmy

Disease Ionomics: Understanding the Role of Ions in Complex Disease

Yan Zhang, Yinzhen Xu, Lin Zheng
2020 International Journal of Molecular Sciences  
In recent years, a number of ionomic studies have been carried out for a variety of complex diseases, which offer theoretical and practical insights into the etiology, early diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy  ...  Ionomics is a novel multidisciplinary field that uses advanced techniques to investigate the composition and distribution of all minerals and trace elements in a living organism and their variations under  ...  The OPTIMAS Data Warehouse (OPTIMAS-DW) is a comprehensive and integrated database for maize, which contains ionomic and other omic data such as transcriptome, proteome, and metabolome, and allows users  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijms21228646 pmid:33212764 pmcid:PMC7697569 fatcat:uqpjha3g6jepnmemo6xx6ot37u

Uncertainties in Risk Estimations of Electromagnetic Fields of Overhead Power Lines

A de Jong, J P. van der Sluijs, J A. Wardekker
2009 Epidemiology  
Methods: We used mortality data from 106 cities in the US NMMAPS study (years 1987-2000).  ...  Humidity was important in almost every city in the Ն65 year age group. The seasonal variation in humidity showed a surprising peak in usefulness in winter.  ...  , Fort Collins, CO, United States; ‡Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center ISEE-0304 Traffic Noise and Physicians' Prescriptions of Drugs for Specific Diseases in the Urban Area of Rome Carla Ancona  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.ede.0000362736.78454.e2 fatcat:e6znysbbefhkno24vc6vhfcotq

An Epidemiological Data Mining Application Based on Census Databases

J Pérez-Ortega, Alicia Martínez, E Iturbide-Domínguez, M Hidalgo-Reyes, A Mexicano-Santoyo, Crispin Zavala-Díaz
Contributions of this work are the implementation of a data preparation subsystem and the integration of a data warehouse that contains records of deaths, occurring in 2000 and 2010 for 2049 different  ...  This paper shows the experience of a specialized data mining process that integrates mortality data collected by the official censuses of 2000 and 2010.  ...  Data analysis performed in [3] shows a clear image of the concentration of cases of breast cancer in New Mexico. The results allow identifying the groups in populations using spatial data.  ... 

Unlocking Big Data for better health

Steven Munevar
2017 Nature Biotechnology  
beta; • Completed the diXa toxicogenomics data warehouse.  ...  She applied her methods to RNA data from a renal cancer project of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (CAGEKID) and showed that transcript switching in cancer can lead to loss of gene function  ... 
doi:10.1038/nbt.3918 pmid:28700551 fatcat:oqiurm5cgzec7lfenvjvlemxoy

Modeling and Multiple Perceptions [chapter]

Christine Parent, Stefano Spaccapietra, Esteban Zimányi
2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Modeling with Pictogrammic Languages OGC's Open Standards for Geospatial Interoperability Vector Data Cross-References Indexing, Query and Velocity-Constrained Privacy Threats in Location-Based Services  ...  Cross-References Computer Environments for GIS and CAD Movement Patterns in Spatio-Temporal Data Cross-References Geospatial Semantic Web, Interoperability Metadata and Interoperability, Geospatial  ...  In addition, MaxRS can also play an important role in spatial data mining where various kinds of massive location log datasets are employed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_805 fatcat:d4t4ossygvcutpfabqn6f3hjcm

International Society for Disease Surveillance Conference 2011: Building the Future of Public Health Surveillance

Daniel B. Neill, Karl A. Soetebier
2011 Emerging Health Threats Jour  
Acknowledgments This study was supported, in part, by the Indiana Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics through a grant award (1P01HK000077-01) from the U.S.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was funded in part by a grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Health Systems Research on H1N1.  ...  We present simulations with artificial data and applications for thyroid cancer in New Mexico and hanseniasis in children in the Brazilian Amazon.  ... 
doi:10.3402/ehtj.v4i0.11702 pmid:24149043 pmcid:PMC3261719 fatcat:3irrx5ne3bdntbyntliy33yzca

HGM 2010 Programme / Abstract

2010 The HUGO Journal  
The identification of an EYS mutation in a dog affected with retinal progressive atrophy would provide a useful model for establishing future therapies for retinitis pigmentosa.  ...  We would like to extend our utmost appreciation to them for all of their support.  ...  The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the association between the PON1 T(-107)C promoter or exon G) polymorphisms and breast cancer risk in a hospital-based Malaysian→4 I102V (A population.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11568-010-9143-0 fatcat:oykxd6u7snfi5o7m6tst7wi6yq

Detecting Intruders and Packet Modifiers in Wireless Sensor Networks

S. Navaneethan
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
any number of packets simultaneously.  ...  The basic scheme (MABS-B) eliminates packet loss and also efficient in terms of latency computation and communication overhead due to effective cryptographic primitive called batch signature which authenticates  ...  Finally, the authors would like to thank everybody who were important and helped them out in every process to the successful realization of the thesis.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-0850103 fatcat:ju24fypkjvgdzcg3ajc6hkto4u

Chemicals in the environment: implications for global sustainability

Jane A. Plant, Anna Korre, Shaun Reeder, Barry Smith, Nikolaos Voulvoulis
2005 Transactions - Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. Section B. Applied earth science  
In this paper, we consider the availability of data and knowledge about potentially harmful chemicals from the national to international scale and suggest a strategy to help prevent chemical pollution  ...  The impact of chemicals on the environment and human health is a cause of increasing concern.  ...  The paper is published with the permission of the Director of the British Geological Survey and the Project Leader of the FOREGS programme, Professor Reijo Salminen of the Geological Survey of Finland.  ... 
doi:10.1179/037174505x62857 fatcat:hohpqnu7qbagzcxnlgbn4tcs24
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