Ming-Chin Lin

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Unstructured intangible experiences and knowledge are usually difficult to represent and instantiate, which engenders the hardship of knowledge transfer and sharing. Past marketing plans are such valuable documents containing strategic planning knowledge and experiences. Case-Based Reasoning (CBR), which consists of retrieving, reusing, revising, and(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of PbtO2-guided therapy with traditional intracranial pressure- (ICP-) guided treatment on the management of cerebral variables, therapeutic interventions, survival rates, and neurological outcomes of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. From 2009 to 2010, TBI patients with a Glasgow(More)
This paper proposes that interoperability across biomedical databases can be improved by utilizing a repository of Common Data Elements (CDEs), UML model class-attributes and simple lexical algorithms to facilitate the building domain models. This is examined in the context of an existing system, the National Cancer Institute (NCI)'s cancer Biomedical(More)
The use of induction chemotherapy (CT) is controversial. We compared the survival of head and neck cancer patients receiving docetaxel- or platinum-based induction CT before concomitant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) with the survival of those receiving upfront CCRT alone. Data from the National Health Insurance and cancer registry databases in Taiwan were linked(More)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop a robot vision system for surface defect detection of 3D objects. It aims at the ill-defined qualitative items such as stains and scratches. Design/methodology/approach – A robot vision system for surface defect detection may counter: high surface reflection at some viewing angles; and no reference markers(More)
BACKGROUND In the summer of 2016 an international group of biomedical and health informatics faculty and graduate students gathered for the 16th meeting of the International Partnership in Health Informatics Education (IPHIE) masterclass at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. This international biomedical and health informatics workshop(More)
h 0 The brain remains one of the most mysterious organs of the huan body. Unlike other organs that we can touch, study, and exmine, even the finest touch of the human brain can cause hemrrhaging and lead to death. Neuroscientists are still actively deeloping different approaches to studying the human brain. This onth’s Editor’s Choice articles demonstrate(More)