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Biography

Institution of Highest Degree:
University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Visweswaran's research interests include the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to problems in the Learning Health System with a specific focus on developing learning electronic medical records (EMRs), precision medicine and personalized modeling, enabling reuse of EMR data for research, and data mining and causal discovery from genomic and biomedical data.

Research Interests

Data Mining
Patient-specific Predictive Modeling
Medical Anomaly Detection
Decision Support Systems

Recent Publications

Sergio M. Castro, Eugene Tseytlin, Olga Medvedeva, Kevin Mitchell, Shyam Visweswaran, Tanja Bekhuis, Rebecca S. Jacobson, Automated annotation and classification of BI-RADS assessment from radiology reports, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Volume 69, May 2017, Pages 177-187, ISSN 1532-0464, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2017.04.011.

King AJ, Hochheiser, Visweswaran S, Clermont G, Cooper GF. Eye-tracking for clinical decision support: A method to capture automatically what physicians are viewing in the EMR. Proceedings of the AMIA Joint Summit on Translational Science (2017).

Lustgarten JL, Balasubramanian JB, Visweswaran S, Gopalakrishnan V, Learning Parsimonious Classification Rules from Gene Expression Data Using Bayesian Networks with Local Structure.  2017 Mar;2(1). pii: 5. doi: 10.3390/data2010005. Epub 2017 Jan 18.    PMID: 28331847  PMCID:  PMC5358670  DOI: 10.3390/data2010005

Approximate Kernel-based Conditional Independence Tests for Fast Non-Parametric Causal Discovery Eric V. Strobl, Kun Zhang, Shyam Visweswaran, - arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.03877, 2017

Pineda AL, Ogoe HA, Balasubramanian JB, Rangel Escareño C, Visweswaran S, Herman JG, Gopalakrishnan V. On Predicting lung cancer subtypes using 'omic' data from tumor and tumor-adjacent histologically-normal tissue.  BMC Cancer. 2016 Mar 4;16:184. doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2223-3. PMID:  26944944  PMCID:  PMC4778315  DOI: 10.1186/s12885-016-2223-3


Hauskrecht M, Batal I, Hong C, Nguyen Q, Cooper GF, Visweswaran S, Clermont G. Outlier-based detection of unusual patient-management actions: An ICU study. Journal of Biomedical Informatics (2016) Oct 5  pii: S1532-0464(16)30135-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2016.10.002 PMID: 27720983

Ogoe, HA, Visweswaran, S, Lu, X, Gopalakrishnan, V.  (2015) Knowledge transfer via classification rules using functional mapping for integrative modeling of gene expression data.  BMC Bioinformatics 16:226 (designated as a Highly Accessed paper) PMID: 26202217 PMCID: PMC4512094

Visweswaran S, Ferreira A, Cooper GF. Personalized modeling for prediction with decision-path models. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 22;10(6):e0131022 PMID: 26098570 PMCID: PMC4476684

Eric Strobl, Shyam Visweswaran. Markov boundary discovery with ridge regularized linear models. Journal of Causal Inference. ISSN (Online) 2193-3685, ISSN (Print) 2193-3677, DOI: 10.1515/jci-2015-0011, November 2015

Last updated: August 4, 2017