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All books of the series SpringerBriefs in Forensic and Medical Bioinformatics

2018 | Book

Computational Intelligence Techniques in Diagnosis of Brain Diseases

This book highlights a new biomedical signal processing method of extracting a specific underlying signal from possibly noisy multi-channel recordings, and shows that the method is suitable for extracting independent components from the measured …

2018 | Book

Bacterial Identification and Drug Susceptibility Patterns in Pregnant and Non Pregnant UTI Patients

This book provides a review of essential research on urinary tract infections (UTIs), as well as a broader perspective on methodologies adopted for the isolation and identification of the bacteria from urine samples of pregnant and non-pregnant …

2018 | Book

Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence

Advances and Applications

This book presents interdisciplinary research on cognition, mind and behavior from an information processing perspective. It includes chapters on Artificial Intelligence, Decision Support Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Support Vector …

2018 | Book

Cognitive Science and Health Bioinformatics

Advances and Applications

This book highlights the interdisciplinary study of cognition, mind and behavior from an information processing perspective, and describes related applications to health informatics. The respective chapters address health problem-solving and …

2018 | Book

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

From A to Z

This book offers comprehensive information on all aspects of ELISA, starting with the fundamentals of the immune system. It also reviews the history of analytical assays prior to the advent of ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) and …

2017 | Book

Fundamentals of MALDI-ToF-MS Analysis

Applications in Bio-diagnosis, Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

This book presents the fundamentals and applications of Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-ToF-MS) technique. It highlights the basic principles, the history of invention as well as the mechanism of …

2017 | Book

Protein Engineering Techniques

Gateways to Synthetic Protein Universe

This brief provides a broad overview of protein-engineering research, offering a glimpse of the most common experimental methods. It also presents various computational programs with applications that are widely used in directed evolution …

2017 | Book

Computational Methods in Molecular Imaging Technologies

This book highlights the experimental investigations that have been carried out on magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography (MRI & CT) images using state-of-the-art Computational Image processing techniques, and tabulates the statistical …

2016 | Book

Multi-axial Fatigue of Trabecular Bone with Respect to Normal Walking

This book focuses on the analysis and treatment of osteoporotic bone based on drug administration, tracking fatigue behavior and taking into consideration the mechanical interaction of implants with trabecular bone. Weak trabeculae are one of the mos

2016 | Book

Image Processing in Diabetic Related Causes

This book is a collection of all the experimental results and analysis carried out on medical images of diabetic related causes. The experimental investigations have been carried out on images starting from very basic image processing techniques such

2016 | Book

Novel Polymeric Biochips for Enhanced Detection of Infectious Diseases

This book focuses on the creation and development of polymeric platforms (different compositions) from a specific polymer system. This system can be used as an adaptive technique for producing sensitive analytical devices, or for simple integration i

2016 | Book

Next Generation DNA Led Technologies

This brief highlights advances in DNA technologies and their wider applications. DNA is the source of life and has been studied since a generation, but very little is known as yet. Several sophisticated technologies of the current era have laid their

2016 | Book

Signal and Image Processing in Medical Applications

This book highlights recent findings on and analyses conducted on signals and images in the area of medicine. The experimental investigations involve a variety of signals and images and their methodologies range from very basic to sophisticated …

2016 | Book

Computational Intelligence Techniques in Health Care

This book presents research on emerging computational intelligence techniques and tools, with a particular focus on new trends and applications in health care. Healthcare is a multi-faceted domain, which incorporates advanced decision-making …

2016 | Book

Application of Computational Intelligence to Biology


This book is a contribution of translational and allied research to the proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing. It explains how various computational intelligence techniques can be applied to …

2015 | Book

Biotechnology and Bioforensics

New Trends

This Brief covers broad areas of Applied Biology specifically into the domains of Biotechnology/Biomedicine and Forensic Science. Chapters included here would also explain the role of bioinformatics in protein and gene characterization, modeling o

2015 | Book

Computational Intelligence in Medical Informatics

This Brief highlights Informatics and related techniques to Computer Science Professionals, Engineers, Medical Doctors, Bioinformatics researchers and other interdisciplinary researchers. Chapters include the Bioinformatics of Diabetes and several co

2015 | Book

EMG Signals Characterization in Three States of Contraction by Fuzzy Network and Feature Extraction

Neuro-muscular and musculoskeletal disorders and injuries highly affect the life style and the motion abilities of an individual. This brief highlights a systematic method for detection of the level of muscle power declining in musculoskeletal and Ne

2015 | Book

Computational Intelligence Techniques for Comparative Genomics

Dedicated to Prof. Allam Appa Rao on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday

This Brief highlights Informatics and related techniques to Computer Science Professionals, Engineers, Medical Doctors, Bioinformatics researchers and other interdisciplinary researchers. Chapters include the Bioinformatics of Diabetes and several co

2015 | Book

Bioinformatics of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and the Ras Proto-Oncogene

Cancer is initiated by activation of oncogenes or inactivation of tumor suppressor genes. Mutations in the K-ras proto-oncogene are responsible for 10–30% of adenocarcinomas. Clinical Findings point to a wide variety of other cancers contributing