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Thursday 27 September
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 Co-Chair: A. Charalambopoulos

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 Tme-Domain 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 Non-Invasive Estimation of Oxygen Saturation in Human Tissue",
G. Apostolopoulos, M. Vlachos & E. Dermatas
21:30 Dinner (Hotel Porto Ligia)
Friday 28 September
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 Co-Chair: 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. Hyv÷nen
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 Co-Chair: K. Kiriaki

14:00 "Low-Frequency Interaction of Magnetic Dipoles and Perfectly Conducting Spheroidal Bodies in a Conductive Medium",
P. Vafeas, D. Lesselier & G. Perrusson
14:15 "The Theory of Low-Frequency Wave Physics Revisited",
G. Venkov, M.W. McCall & D. Censor
"Integral Equation Modelling of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation and Scattering by Periodic Grating Waveguides",
N. Tsitsas
14:45 "Reconstruction of Acoustic sound-hard Obstacles via a Coupled Integral Equation Method",
O. Ivanyshyn, B.T. Johansson
15:00 "On the Reconstruction of a Small Elastic Sphere in the near-field 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

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 Co-Chair: 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

Dinner (Port of Ligia)

Saturday 29 September
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

Coffee break

Session 5
Applied Mathematics I

Session Chair: D. Colton
Session Co-Chair: G. Dassios
11:00 "Pole Assignment for Linear Discrete-Time 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 Co-Chair: 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

"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 Content-Based Medical Image Retrieval", A. Theodossi, G.A. Tsihrintzis
15:30 "Adaptive Help in a TV-Shopping Application for People with Special Needs", M. Virvou, A. Savvopoulos
15:45 "An Authoring Tool that Constructs Tutoring Personas For Medical E-Learning", 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 Co-Chair: 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
"Scattering by an Infinite Elliptic Dielectric Cylinder",
G.D. Tsogkas, J.A. Roumeliotis & S.P. Savaidis
"On the Interior Dipole Excitation of a Layered Chiral Scatterer",
C. Athanasiadis, N. Tsitsas
"The Detection of Point Scatterrers in a Waveguide",
D. Gintides, A. Lygidaki, K. Kiriaki & L. Mindrinos
"Variational Formulations for Scattering in a 3-Dimensional Acoustic Waveguide",
A. Lechleiter, D. Gintides, T. Arens
"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 )
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