Texas A&M Geography
Third International ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on HealthGIS (HealthGIS'14) - Program

08:00-09:00 Breakfast

09:00-09:10 Opening Remarks: Foreword

09:15-10:30 Session 1: Guidance and Assistance Applications

A GIS-based Serious Game Recommender for Online Physical Therapy.
Imad Afyouni, Faizan Ur Rehman, Ahmad Qamar, Akhlaq Ahmad, Mohamed Abdur Rahman and Saleh Basalamah.

Prediction of Freezing of Gait from Parkinson's Disease Movement Time Series using Conditional Random Fields.
Roland Assam and Thomas Seidl.

Step Up Life: A Context Aware Health Assistant.
Vijay Rajanna, Raniero Lara-Garduno, Dev Jyoti Behera, Karthic Madanagopal, Daniel Goldberg and Tracy Hammond.

10:40-11:10 Coffee Break

11:10-12:30 Session 2: Mapping and Tracking Diseases.

Spatio-Temporal Disease Tracking Using News Articles.
Rongjian Lan, Marco Adelfio and Hanan Samet.

Geovisualization for cluster detection of Hepatitis A & E outbreaks in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Carl Hughes, Raja Sengupta, Deepak Saxena and Vinayak Naik.

Bayesian Multiscale Modeling for Aggregated Disease Mapping Data.
Mehreteab Aregay, Andrew B. Lawson, Christel Faes and Russell Kirby.

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30 Session 3: Invited Talks

Invited talk: On Privacy in Location-Based Health Services. Lars Kulik, University of Melbourne, Department of Computing and Information Systems

Invited talk: Disease, Vulnerability and GIS. Joseph Oppong, University of North Texas, Department of Geography

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-5:00 Session 4: Geographical Analysis and Monitoring of Health Data

Spatial Access to Substance Abuse Treatment for Low-Income and Minority Households: A Case Study in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, TX.
Christopher Clary and Yuxia Huang.

Using Address Histories in Health Research: Challenges and Recommendations for Research.
Amy E. Hughes and Sandi L. Pruitt.

5:00-5:15 Concluding Remarks

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