Prediction of Conversion to Alzheimer’s Disease with Longitudinal Measures and Time-To-Event Data

May 7, 2017 - HOUSTON – Predicting the timing of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) conversion for individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can be significantly improved by incorporating longitudinal change information of clinical and neuroimaging markers, in addition to baseline characteristics, according to projections made by investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. More...

May 7, 2017

When artificial intelligence evaluates chess champions

April 25, 2017 - The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games. Although simple and efficient, it overlooks relevant criteria such as the quality of the moves players actually make. To overcome these limitations, Jean-Marc Alliot of the Institut de recherche en informatique de Toulouse (IRIT - CNRS/INP Toulouse/Université Toulouse Paul Sabatier/Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès/Université Toulouse Capitole) demonstrates a new system, published on 24 april 2017 in the ICGA Journal (International Computer Games Association) . More...

April 25, 2017

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles?

Difficulty distinguishing novel objects is associated with family history of Alzheimer’s disease

April 15, 2017 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Unique graphic characters called Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent. More...

April 15, 2017

IOS Press Celebrates 30th Anniversary

April 7, 2017 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 7 April 2017 – IOS Press, publisher of scientific, technical and medical books and journals, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week. Friends and colleagues came together on the 4th of April for a mini-symposium in Amsterdam venue De Balie to commemorate this special event. The rest of the week was filled with social events and meetings with IOS Press’s collaborators. More...

April 7, 2017