This book offers a practical introduction to healthcare analytics that does not require a background in data science or statistics. It presents the basics of data, analytics and tools and includes multiple examples of their applications in the field. The book also identifies practical challenges that fuel the need for analytics in healthcare as well as the solutions to address these problems. In the healthcare field, professionals have access to vast amount of data in the form of staff records, electronic patient record, clinical findings, diagnosis, prescription drug, medical imaging procedure, mobile health, resources available, etc. Managing the data and analyzing it to properly understand it and use it to make well-informed decisions can be a challenge for managers and health care professionals. A new generation of applications, sometimes referred to as end-user analytics or self-serve analytics, are specifically designed for non-technical users such as managers and business professionals. The ability to use these increasingly accessible tools with the abundant data requires a basic understanding of the core concepts of data, analytics, and interpretation of outcomes. This book is a resource for such individuals to demystify and learn the basics of data management and analytics for healthcare, while also looking towards future directions in the field.
13th International Conference, MLDM 2017, New York, NY, USA, July 15-20, 2017, Proceedings
Author: Petra Perner
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition, MLDM 2017, held in New York, NY, USA in July/August 2017.The 31 full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 150 submissions. The topics range from theoretical topics for classification, clustering, association rule and pattern mining to specific data mining methods for the different multi-media data types such as image mining, text mining, video mining, and Web mining.
This book presents the refereed proceedings of the third International Conference on Advanced Machine Learning Technologies and Applications, AMLTA 2018, held in Cairo, Egypt, on February 22–24, 2018, and organized by the Scientific Research Group in Egypt (SRGE). The papers cover current research in machine learning, big data, Internet of Things, biomedical engineering, fuzzy logic, security, and intelligence swarms and optimization.
This handbook incorporates new developments in automation. It also presents a widespread and well-structured conglomeration of new emerging application areas, such as medical systems and health, transportation, security and maintenance, service, construction and retail as well as production or logistics. The handbook is not only an ideal resource for automation experts but also for people new to this expanding field.
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