© 2008

Biosurveillance and Biosecurity

International Workshop, BioSecure 2008, Raleigh, NC, USA, December 2, 2008. Proceedings

  • Daniel Zeng
  • Hsinchun Chen
  • Henry Rolka
  • Bill Lober
Conference proceedings BioSecure 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5354)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics book sub series (volume 5354)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Informatics Infrastructure and Policy Considerations

    1. Henry Rolka, Jean C. O’Connor, David Walker
      Pages 1-9
    2. Nancy Grady, Lowell Vizenor, Jeanne Sappington Marin, Laura Peitersen
      Pages 22-31
    3. Jiayuan Feng, Jianshi (Jesse) Huang, Angus Nicoll
      Pages 32-41
  3. Network-Based Data Analytics

    1. Purnamrita Sarkar, Lujie Chen, Artur Dubrawski
      Pages 56-63
    2. Xiaolong Zheng, Daniel Zeng, Aaron Sun, Yuan Luo, Quanyi Wang, Feiyue Wang
      Pages 64-73
  4. Biosurveillance Models and Outbreak Detection

    1. Aurel Cami, Garrick L. Wallstrom, William R. Hogan
      Pages 85-96
    2. Xiaohui Kong, Garrick L. Wallstrom, William R. Hogan
      Pages 97-107
    3. Doracelly Hincapié P., Juan Ospina G., Anthony Uyi Afuwape, Ruben D. Gómez A.
      Pages 119-130
    4. Jarad Niemi, Meredith Smith, David Banks
      Pages 131-142
  5. Model Assessment and Case Studies

    1. James H. Kaufman, Joanna L. Conant, Daniel A. Ford, Wakana Kirihata, Barbara Jones, Judith V. Douglas
      Pages 143-154
    2. Min Zhang, Xiaohui Kong, Garrick L. Wallstrom
      Pages 155-163
  6. Environmental Biosurveillance and Case Studies

    1. Jean-Paul Chretien, Assaf Anyamba, Jennifer Small, Compton J. Tucker, Seth C. Britch, Kenneth J. Linthicum
      Pages 169-174
  7. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Workshop on Biosurveillance and Biosecurity, BioSecure 2008, held in Raleigh, NC, USA, in December 2008.

The 18 revised full papers presented together with one invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on informatics infrastructure and policy considerations; network-based data analytics; biosurveillance models and outbreak detection; model assessment and case studies; environmental biosurveillance and case studies.


Bio-event detection Biosurveillance GIS HCI Information sharing Privacy Simulation Social networks algorithms biosecurity data analysis governance scalability security sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Zeng
    • 1
  • Hsinchun Chen
    • 2
  • Henry Rolka
    • 3
  • Bill Lober
    • 4
  1. 1.MIS DepartmentUniversity of Arizona and Chinese Academy of SciencesTucsonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Management Information Systems, Eller College of ManagementThe University of ArizonaUSA
  3. 3.US CDC, National Center for Public Health InformaticsAtlantaUSA
  4. 4.University of Washington, Health Sciences BuildingSeattleUSA

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