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2014 (Vol. 53): Issue 6 2014

Journal: Methods of Information in Medicine
Subtitle: A journal stressing, for more than 50 years, the methodology and scientific fundamentals of organizing, representing and analyzing data, information and knowledge in biomedicine and health care
ISSN: 0026-1270

13 articles
1.

Editorial

T. Hothorn (1)

(1) University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 417-418

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-10-0123

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2.
The Evolution of Boosting Algorithms
From Machine Learning to Statistical Modelling

Original Article

Online Supplementary Material

A. Mayr (1), H. Binder (2), O. Gefeller (1), M. Schmid (1, 3)

(1) Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany; (2) Institut für Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany; (3) Institut für Medizinische Biometrie, Informatik und Epidemiologie, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 419-427

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0122

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3.
Extending Statistical Boosting
An Overview of Recent Methodological Developments

Original Article

A. Mayr (1), H. Binder (2), O. Gefeller (1), M. Schmid (1, 3)

(1) Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany; (2) Institut für Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany; (3) Institut für Medizinische Biometrie, Informatik und Epidemiologie, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 428-435

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0123

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4.

Original Article

P. Bühlmann (1), J. Gertheiss (2, 3), S. Hieke (4, 5), T. Kneib (6), S. Ma (7), M. Schumacher (4), G. Tutz (8), C.-Y. Wang (9), Z. Wang (10), A. Ziegler (11, 12, 13)

(1) Seminar for Statistics, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zürich, Switzerland; (2) Department of Animal Sciences, Biometrics & Bioinformatics Group, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; (3) Center for Statistics, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; (4) Institute for Medical Biometry and Statistics, Medical Center – University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; (5) Freiburg Center of Data Analysis and Modelling, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; (6) Chair of Statistics, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; (7) Department of Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health, Yale, USA; (8) Seminar of Applied Stochastics, Department of Statistics, Ludwig Maximilians University, München, Germany; (9) Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA; (10) Department of Research , Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, USA; (11) Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, University of Lübeck, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Germany; (12) Center for Clinical Trials, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; (13) School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 436-445

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/13100122

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Original Article

Y.-H. E. Hsu (1), Y.-S. Ho (2)

(1) School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; (2) Trend Research Centre, Asia University, Wufeng, Taiwan

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 446-458

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0022

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6.
Citation Analysis in Health Care Sciences
Innovative Investigation or Seductive Pseudo-science?

Original Article

M. Rigby (1)

(1) Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 459-463

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-05-0004

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Original Article

R. Sassi (1), M. W. Rivolta (1), L. T. Mainardi (2), R. C. Reis (3), M. O. C. Rocha (3), A. L. P. Ribeiro (3), F. Lombardi (4)

(1) Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Crema, Italy; (2) Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy; (3) Faculdade de Medicina e Hospital das Clínicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil; (4) UOC Malattie Cardiovascolari, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 464-468

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0002

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8.
ANTONIA Perfusion and Stroke
A Software Tool for the Multi-purpose Analysis of MR Perfusion-weighted Datasets and Quantitative Ischemic Stroke Assessment

Original Article

N. D. Forkert (1), B. Cheng (2), A. Kemmling (1), G. Thomalla (2), J. Fiehler (1)

(1) Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 469-481

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0007

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9.
From Adverse Drug Event Detection to Prevention
A Novel Clinical Decision Support Framework for Medication Safety

Original Article

V. G. Koutkias (1), P. McNair (2), V. Kilintzis (1), K. Skovhus Andersen (2), J. Niès (3, 4), J.-C. Sarfati (5), E. Ammenwerth (6), E. Chazard (4), S. Jensen (2), R. Beuscart (4), N. Maglaveras (1)

(1) Lab of Medical Informatics, Dept. of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; (2) Capital Region of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark; (3) MEDASYS, Gif-Sur-Yvette, France; (4) UDSL EA 2694, Univ Lille Nord de France, Lille, France; (5) ORACLE, Colombes, France; (6) Institute for Health Informatics, UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria 6UDSL EA 2694, Univ Lille Nord de France, Lille, France

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 482-492

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0027

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10.

Original Article

Y. Liu (1), S. Chiu (2), Y. Lin (3, 4), W.-K. Chiou (5)

(1) Department of Industrial Design, College of Management, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; (2) Department of Health Care Management, College of Management, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; (3) Health Care Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; (4) Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan; (5) Graduate Institute of Business and Management, College of Management, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 493-500

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0072

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Original Articles

M. Tamm (1), R.-D. Hilgers (1)

(1) Department of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 501-510

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0048

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12.

Original Article

C. U. Lehmann (1), R. Haux (2)

(1) Departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA; (2) Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig and Hannover Medical School, Braunschweig, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 511-515

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0098

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13.
Missing Semantic Annotation in Databases
The Root Cause for Data Integration and Migration Problems in Information Systems

Letter to the Editor

M. Dugas

Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 516-517

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-04-0002

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