






14:30  15:00

Welcome Reception and Registration 

15:00  16:00

Welcome Address
 Prof. I. Gerothanasis, Rector of the University of Ioannina
 V. Fetsis, Mayor of Lefkada
 K. Aravanis, Prefect of Lefkada
 S. Vosdou, General Secretariat of the Region of Ionian Islands
Welcome Speech
Prof. George Dassios,
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
and University of Patras,Greece


16:00  17:30 
Tutorial I
"Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering"
Prof. Yannis Missirlis,
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics (Faculty), University of Patras , Greece 

17:30  18:00 
Invited Talk
"Mathematical Modelling in Emerging Biomedical Imaging"
Prof. Habib Ammari,
Laboratoire Ondes et Acoustique, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France 

18:00  18:30

Coffee break 


Session 1
Biomedical Engineering I
Session Chair: M. Akay
Session CoChair: A. Charalambopoulos


18:30

Invited Talk
""Analysis of a single and of a pair of eigenvalue equations and
applications to Imaging and to PDEs""
Prof. Athanasios Fokas,
Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge


19:00

"Vessel Network Extraction in Retinal Images Using Iterative Line Tracking",
M. Vlachos, E. Dermatas


19:15

"Finger Vein Pattern Extraction Using Steerable Filters Based on Dyadic Wavelet Transform",
M. Vlachos, E. Dermatas 

19:30 
"Weight Analysis and Optimization in Fuzzy Modeling",
M.G. Tsipouras, T. P. Exarchos & D.I. Fotiadis 

19:45

"Automatic Search of Individual Signal Complexes in Complex Fractionated Atrial Electrograms Using Wavelet Transform",
V. Kremen, L. Lhotska 

20:00

"Using PSO Algorithms to Optimize Parameters of TmeDomain Method for Complex Fractionated Atrial Electrograms Evaluation",
V. Kremen, M. Macas & L. Lhotska 

20:15

"Fuzzy Rule Based Decision Tree Classification of ECG Holter Beats",
V. Chudacek, M. Petrik, M. Huptych & L. Lhotska 

20:30

"Robust NonInvasive Estimation of Oxygen Saturation in Human Tissue",
G. Apostolopoulos, M. Vlachos & E. Dermatas 

21:30

Dinner
(Hotel Porto Ligia)






09:00  10:30 
Tutorial II
" Biomedical Informatics and Bioinformatics"
Prof. Metin Akay,
Harrington Department of Bioengineering, Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University , USA


10:30  11:00 
Coffee break 


Session 2
Biomedical Engineering II
Session Chair: Y. Missirlis
Session CoChair: D. Polyzos


11:00 
Invited Talk
"Multiscale Modeling of Thrombosis by Finite Element (FE) and Dissipative Particle Dynamics (DPD) in the Large Arteries"
Assoc. Prof. Nenad Filipovic,
Center for Bioengineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Center for Scientific Research SASA
University of Kragujevac, Serbia 

11:30 
"On the Ellipsoidal Growth of Tumors",
G. Dassios, F. Kariotou & M. Tsampas 

11:45 
"The Fluid Core Model of MEG Revisited: A Comparison with the Homogeneous Case", D. Hadjiloiji, F. Kariotou 

12:00 
"Electromagnetic scattering from buried objects: a bem analysis",
A. Papacharalampopoulos, S.V. Tsinopoulos & D. Polyzos 

12:15 
"An Output Least Squares Algorithm for Locating Nonscattering Regions in Optical Tomography",
N. Hyvönen 

12:30 
"SVM Classification of Holter ECG Beats Using Wavelet Features",
M. Huptych, V. Chudacek, G. Georgoulas, L. Lhotska & C. Stylios 

12:45  14:00 
Lunch 


Session 3
Direct and Inverse problems in Scattering Theory I
Session Chair: A. Kirsch
Session CoChair: K. Kiriaki


14:00 
"LowFrequency Interaction of Magnetic Dipoles and Perfectly Conducting Spheroidal Bodies in a Conductive Medium",
P. Vafeas, D. Lesselier & G. Perrusson 

14:15 
"The Theory of LowFrequency Wave Physics Revisited",
G. Venkov, M.W. McCall & D. Censor 

14:30 
"Integral Equation Modelling of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation and Scattering by Periodic Grating Waveguides",
N. Tsitsas 


14:45 
"Reconstruction of Acoustic soundhard Obstacles via a Coupled Integral Equation Method",
O. Ivanyshyn, B.T. Johansson 

15:00 
"On the Reconstruction of a Small Elastic Sphere in the nearfield by Point Sources",
C.E. Athanasiadis, V. Sevroglou, I.G. Stratis 

15:15 
"Making obstacles appear more (or less) visible from farfield measurements",
Mourad Sini


15:30  16:15 
Coffee break 

16:15 
Tutorial III
"The Inverse Scattering Problem for Electromagnetic Waves"
Prof. David Colton,
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware , USA 


Session 4
Scientific Computing I
Session Chair: N. Filipovic
Session CoChair: T. Arens 

17:45 
Invited Talk
"Convergence Results for the Linear Sampling Method"
Prof. Tilo Arens,
Institute for Algebra und Geometry, University of Karlsruhe, Germany


18:15 
"Evaluation of Vibrational Characteristics of Carbon Nanotube Resonators",
S.K. Georgantzinos, G.I. Giannopoulos & N.K. Anifantis 

18:30 
"Computation of the Guided Wave Dipersion Curves in Bone Plates Using the Gradient Elastic Theory",
M.G. Vavva, V.C. Protopappas, L. Gergidis, A. Charalambopoulos, D.I. Fotiadis & D. Polyzos 

18:45 
"On the Sensitivity of the Acoustic Scattering Problem in Prolate Spheroidal Geometry with respect to Wavenumber and Shape via Vekua Transformation Theory and Numerical Results",
L.N. Gergidis, D. Kourounis, S. Mavrantzas & A. Charalambopoulos 

19:00 
"Numerical Simulation of Transient Waves Reflected by Surface Breaking Cracks in Concrete",
D. Pagidas, D. Polyzos, D.G. Aggelis & T. Shiotani 

20:30 
Dinner
(Port of Ligia)





09:00  10:30 
Tutorial IV
"Mathematical Modelling of Avascular and Vascular Tumour Growth"
Prof. Brian Sleeman,
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom


10:30  11:00 



Session 5
Applied Mathematics I
Session Chair: D. Colton
Session CoChair: G. Dassios


11:00 
"Pole Assignment for Linear DiscreteTime Systems by static output feedback",
G.I. Kalogeropoulos, A.A. Pantelous & D.P. Papachristopoulos 

11:15 
"A Time Domain Analysis for Chiral Deterministic and Random Media in Electromagnetics",
K.B. Liaskos, I.G. Stratis & A.N. Yannacopoulos 

11:30 
"Spheroidal Green's Function for Stokes Flow",
G. Dassios 

11:45 
"Solution Procedure for the Polarizability of a Sphere having a Spherical Inclusion",
M. Hadjinicolaou, G. Kamvyssas 

12:00 
"A New Method for Boundary Value Problems and its Numerical Implementation",
E.A. Spence 

12:15 
"A finite element method for the PE in a variable, rigid bottom environment, via a model reformulation",
D.C.Antonopoulou, B.A.Dougalis, G.E.Zouraris 

12:30 
"The Linearized Inverse Conductivity Problem",
Vassilis G. Papanicolaou, B. Fridman, P. Kuchment, and D. Ma 

12:45  13:45 
Lunch 


Session 6
Biomedical Engineering III
Session Chair: F. Cakoni
Session CoChair: M. Hadjinicolaou


13:45 
Invited Talk
"An Integral Equation for the Scattering Problem for an Orthotropic Medium and the Factorization Method"
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kirsch,
Institut fuer Algebra und Geometrie, Universitaet Karlsruhe, Germany 

14:15 
"Anharmonic Analysis and the Arterial Pulse",
P.A. Voltairas, D.I. Fotiadis & L.K. Michalis 

14:30 
"A Framework for Cancer Decision Support Based on Profiling by Integrating Clinical and Genomic Data: Application to Colon Cancer",
T.P. Exarchos, N. Giannakeas, Y. Goletsis, C. Papaloukas & D.I. Fotiadis 


14:45 
"Improved Ant Colony Inspired Algorithms in Biomedical Data Processing",
M. Bursa, L. Lhotska & M. Huptych 

15:00 
"The Use of Derivative Dynamic Time Wraping in Ant Colony Inspired Clustering",
M. Bursa, L. Lhotska, M. Huptych


15:15 
"Statistical Shape Recognition Study for ContentBased Medical Image Retrieval", A. Theodossi, G.A. Tsihrintzis 

15:30 
"Adaptive Help in a TVShopping Application for People with Special Needs", M. Virvou, A. Savvopoulos 

15:45 
"An Authoring Tool that Constructs Tutoring Personas For Medical ELearning", M. Virvou, E. Alepis 

16:00  16:30 
Coffee break 


Session 7
Direct and Inverse Problems in Scattering Theory II
Session Chair: H. Ammari
Session CoChair: B. Sleeman 

16:30 
Invited Talk
"Inequalities in Inverse Electromagnetic Scattering for Anisotropic Media "
Assoc. Prof. Fioralba Cakoni,
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, USA 

17:00 
"An Asymptotic Factorization Method for Inverse Electromagnetic Scattering in a Layered Medium",
R. Griesmaier 

17:15 
"Scattering by an Infinite Elliptic Dielectric Cylinder",
G.D. Tsogkas, J.A. Roumeliotis & S.P. Savaidis 


17:30 
"On the Interior Dipole Excitation of a Layered Chiral Scatterer",
C. Athanasiadis, N. Tsitsas 


17:45 
"The Detection of Point Scatterrers in a Waveguide",
D. Gintides, A. Lygidaki, K. Kiriaki & L. Mindrinos 


18:00 
"Variational Formulations for Scattering in a 3Dimensional Acoustic Waveguide",
A. Lechleiter, D. Gintides, T. Arens 


18:15 
"Influence of Microarchitecture on Cancellous Bone Ultrasonic Backscattering",
D.D. Deligianni, K.N. Apostolopoulos 


18:30  19:30 
Closing Remarks 

19:30 
Dinner on Board (Boat Trip around Scorpios Island ) 





