Applications of Machine Learning Methods for Clinical Medicine and Public Health

Research Seminar delivered by Dr Tasos Papastylianou

  • Thu 8 Jun 23

    11:30 - 13:00

  • Colchester Campus

    Wivenhoe House Hotel

  • Event speaker

    Dr Tasos Papastylianou

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    Research Seminars on Health (RSH)

  • Event organiser

    Health and Social Care, School of

  • Contact details

    Dr ZhiMin Xiao

Tasos will be giving an overview of a variety of projects he has worked on in the past, as well as current and future plans for his new role.

Topics will include:

  • (in)appropriateness of conventional evaluation metrics when used with modern (probabilistic) algorithms (in medical image analysis)
  • explainability in medical image segmentation using modes of failure
  • wellbeing forecasting from wearable and smartphone signals
  • use of smart handpumps for water reliability in rural Kenya
  • warfarin dosing prediction
  • homelessness as an outcome of being admitted to hospital
  • and others

About the speaker

Dr Tasos Papastylianou is newly appointed Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing, at the University of Essex. He has a background as a medical doctor, biomedical engineer and computer scientist, with expertise in biosignal and health-related data analysis.

His research is in the area of Health Informatics, i.e. the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence methods to problems in clinical medicine and public health.

His particular interests include data analysis from biological signals and digitised health data in clinical settings; explainability and appropriate validation in medical image analysis; AI or tech-oriented public health interventions; and the use and benefits of free and open-source software in medicine.

How to attend

This seminar is being held in person in Wivenhoe House Hotel. You can also watch via Zoom (meeting ID: 934 9375 9870).

If you have any queries about this seminar please email Dr ZhiMin Xiao (zhimin.xiao@essex.ac.uk).