1st Edition

High-Performance Computing in Biomedical Research

ISBN 9780849344749
Published September 24, 1992 by CRC Press
558 Pages

USD $325.00

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Book Description

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

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