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Methods of Information in Medicine: eTOC 2014; 53(6)

methods533METHODS of Information in Medicine is an IMIA Official Journal. The Impact Factors for 2013 have been published, and Methods of Information in Medicine is happy to report a new value of 1.083

Volume 53, Issue 6 is now available at: http://www.methods-online.com This latest issue of METHODS has 13 articles, including five free downloads.

Boosting – An Unusual Yet Attractive Optimiser
Editorial
T. Hothorn (1)
(1) University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 6: 417-418    dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-10-0123

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    dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0122

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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0123

Discussion of “The Evolution of Boosting Algorithms” and “Extending Statistical Boosting”
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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/13100122

Highly Cited Articles in Health Care Sciences and Services Field in Science Citation Index Expanded   A Bibliometric Analysis for 1958 – 2012
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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0022

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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-05-0004

Spatial Repolarization Heterogeneity and Survival in Chagas Disease
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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0002

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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0007

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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0027

Pictogram-based Method of Visualizing Dietary Intake
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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0072

Chronological Bias in Randomized Clinical Trials Arising from Different Types of Unobserved Time Trends
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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0048

From Bench to Bed: Bridging from Informatics Theory to Practice   An Exploratory Analysis
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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0098

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   dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-04-0002

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