High-Performance Computing in Biomedical Research: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

High-Performance Computing in Biomedical Research

1st Edition

By Theo C. Pilkington, Bruce Loftis, Thomas Palmer, Thomas F. Budinger

CRC Press

558 pages

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Hardback: 9780849344749
pub: 1992-09-24
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Leading researchers have contributed state-of-the-art chapters to this overview of high-performance computing in biomedical research. The book includes over 30 pages of color illustrations. Some of the important topics featured in the book include the following:

Table of Contents

Grand Challenges in Biomedical Computing

The Use of Spectral Methods in Bidomain Studies

High Performance Computing, High Speed Networks, and Configurable Computing Environments: Progress Toward Fully Distributed Computing

Visualization of Bioelectric Phenomena I

mpact of Massively Parallel Computation on Protein Structure Determination

Bone Remodeling Around Total Hip Implants

The Electrocardiographic Inverse Problem

Models of the Spreading of Excitation in Myocardial Tissue

High-Performance Computing in Radiation Cancer Treatment

Finite Element Methods for the Biomechanics of Soft Hydrated Tissues: Nonlinear Analysis and Adaptive Control of Meshes

Cardiac Propagation Simulation

Generalized Approach to Inverse Problems in Tomography: Image Reconstruction for Spatially Variant Systems Using Natural Pixels

Large-Scale Finite Element Analysis of the Beating Heart

An Anatomical Heart Model with Applications to Myocardial Activation and Ventricular Mechanics

A Multidimensional Model of Cellular Effects on the Spread of Electronic Currents and on Propagating Action Potentials

Structured and Unstructured Grid Generation

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General