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Re: invited talk for March 5 HCLS call

From: Atif Khan <atif.uw@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 21:09:02 -0500
Message-ID: <CACHSe_G1wMB-Gn3ytcN_8Jbh_EyWGCAu=4TOoqGYcD4bLKDBGg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Cc: HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Hi,

The slides for tomorrow's talk are available at <
https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~a78khan/docs/w3c_hcls_2013_03_15.pdf>.

-Atif


On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Michel Dumontier <
michel.dumontier@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>  Just a head's up that next week (Tuesday March 5 @ 11am EDT), Atif Khan
> will talk to us about his work on hybrid medical decision support. We'll
> conduct and record the meeting with FuzeMeeting - audio options include
> computer, skype or dial into an international toll #
>
> --------------
> Meeting URL
> http://fuze.me/18820247
>
> Toll / Intl #: +1 (646) 583-7415
> dial in international numbers: https://www.fuzebox.com/extras/numbers1
> Attendee PIN #:  47479369
> --------------
>
>
>
> *Title
> *
> Hybrid Medical Decision Support System Using Structured Knowledge
> Engineering and Machine Learning
>
> *Abstract:*
> We present a framework which enables medical decision making in the
> presence of partial information. At its core is ontology-based automated
> reasoning; machine learning techniques are integrated to enhance existing
> patient datasets in order to address the issue of missing data. Our
> approach supports interoperability between different health information
> systems. This is clarified in a sample implementation that combines three
> separate datasets (patient data, drug-drug interactions and drug
> prescription rules) to demonstrate the effectiveness of our algorithms in
> producing effective medical decisions. In short, we demonstrate the
> potential for machine learning to  support a task where there is a critical
> need from medical professionals by coping with missing or noisy patient
> data and enabling the use of multiple medical datasets.
>
>
> *Bio*
> Atif Khan is a PhD Candidate at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer
> Science, University of Waterloo. His research interests lie in applying
> artificial intelligence primitives to convert raw data into knowledge. His
> work is focused on combining structured knowledge representation (ontology)
> & reasoning (inference) techniques with machine learning algorithms to
> facilitate knowledge discovery and decision making across large scale
> heterogeneous information systems.
>
> Khan's recent work in creating hybrid medical decision support systems has
> been published in ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
> journal, ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
> (KDD-2012), and IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and
> Applications (ICMLA-2012).
>
>
> --
> Michel Dumontier
> Associate Professor of Bioinformatics, Carleton University
> Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest
> Group
> http://dumontierlab.com
>



-- 
*Atif Khan*
PhD Candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo
http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~a78khan/
Received on Tuesday, 5 March 2013 02:09:29 UTC

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