Wei Luo

Wei LuoWei Luo (Chinese) Research Fellow Ph.D. (Computer Science, Simon Fraser University)

Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics
Deakin University
Geelong, Victoria 3216
Telephone +61-3-522-73096
I am a computer scientist interested in applying machine learning to solve health care problems.
My personal FoRs: 080109 (Pattern Recognition and Data Mining), 170203 (Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning), 111711 (Health Information Systems)

Selected Publications

  1. Luo W, T Nguyen, M Nichols, et al. Is demography destiny? Application of machine learning techniques to accurately predict population health outcomes from a minimal demographic dataset. PLOS ONE, 2015.
  2. Nguyen T, Tran T, Luo W, et al. Web search activity data accurately predicts population chronic disease risk in the United States. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. pii: jech-2014-204523, 2015.
  3. Tran T, Luo W, Phung D, Gupta S, Rana S, et al. A framework for feature extraction from hospital medical data with applications in risk prediction. BMC bioinformatics. 2014;15:6596.
  4. Luo W, Gallagher M, Loveday B, Ballantyne S, Connor JP, Wiles J. Detecting contaminated birthdates using generalized additive models. BMC bioinformatics. 2014;15:185. PubMed PMID: 24923281. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC4065390. Epub 2014/06/14. eng.
  5. Tran T, Phung D, Luo W, Venkatesh S. Stabilized sparse ordinal regression for medical risk stratification. Knowledge and Information Systems. 2014:1-28.
  6. Tran T, Luo W, Phung D, Harvey R, Berk M, Kennedy RL, et al. Risk stratification using data from electronic medical records better predicts suicide risks than clinician assessments. BMC psychiatry. 2014;14:76. PubMed PMID: 24628849. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC3984680. Epub 2014/03/19. eng.
  7. Rana S, Tran T, Luo W, Phung D, Kennedy RL, Venkatesh S. Predicting unplanned readmission after myocardial infarction from routinely collected administrative hospital data. Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association. 2014 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 25001433. Epub 2014/07/09. Eng.
  8. Nguyen TB, Luo W, Caelli T, Venkatesh S, Phung D. Individualized Arrhythmia Detection with ECG Signals from Wearable Devices. International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics: IEEE; 2014.
  9. Nguyen T, Phung D, Luo W, Tran T, Venkatesh S. iPoll: Automatic Polling Using Online Search. International Conference on Web Information System Engineering; THESSALONIKI, GREECE: Springer; 2014.
  10. Luo W, Phung D, Nguyen V, Tran T, Venkatesh S. Speed up health research through topic modeling of coded clinical data. International Workshop on Pattern Recognition for Healthcare Analytics; Stockholm, Sweden2014.
  11. Gupta S, Tran T, Luo W, Phung D, Kennedy RL, Broad A, et al. Machine-learning prediction of cancer survival: a retrospective study using electronic administrative records and a cancer registry. BMJ open. 2014;4(3):e004007. PubMed PMID: 24643167. Pubmed Central PMCID: PMC3963101. Epub 2014/03/20. eng.
  12. Tran T, Phung D, Luo W, Harvey R, Berk M, Venkatesh S, editors. An integrated framework for suicide risk prediction. Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining; 2013: ACM.
  13. Luo W, Gallagher M, Wiles J. Parameter-Free Search of Time-Series Discord. Journal of computer science and technology. 2013;28(2):300-10.
  14. Luo W, Cao J, Gallagher M, Wiles J. Estimating the intensity of ward admission and its effect on emergency department access block. Statistics in medicine. 2013 Jul 10;32(15):2681-94. PubMed PMID: 23172783. Epub 2012/11/23. eng.
  15. Luo W, Gallagher M. Faster and parameter-free discord search in quasi-periodic time series. Proceedings of the 15th Pacific-Asia conference on Advances in knowledge discovery and data mining – Volume Part II; Shenzhen, China. 2022862: Springer-Verlag; 2011. p. 135-48.
  16. Schulte O, Luo W, Greiner R. Mind change optimal learning of Bayes net structure from dependency and independency data. Inf Comput. 2010;208(1):63-82.
  17. Luo W, Gallagher M, O’Kane D, Connor J, Dooris M, Roberts C, et al. Visualising a state-wide patient data collection: a case study to expand the audience for healthcare data. Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management – Volume 108; Brisbane, Australia. 1862312: Australian Computer Society, Inc.; 2010. p. 45-52.
  18. Luo W, Gallagher M. Unsupervised DRG Upcoding Detection in Healthcare Databases. Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops. 1934282: IEEE Computer Society; 2010. p. 600-5.
  19. Schulte O, Luo W, Greiner R. Mind change optimal learning of bayes net structure. Learning Theory: Springer; 2007. p. 187-202.
  20. Luo W, Schulte O. Mind change efficient learning. Information and Computation. 2006;204(6):989-1011.
  21. Luo W. Learning bayesian networks in semi-deterministic systems. Advances in Artificial Intelligence: Springer; 2006. p. 230-41.
  22. Luo W, Schulte O. Mind change efficient learning. Learning Theory: Springer; 2005. p. 398-412.
  23. Luo W. Compute inclusion depth of a pattern. Learning Theory: Springer; 2005. p. 689-90.
  24. Luo W, Peng F, Liu J. Automatic Grading System for Color Ceramic Tiles. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. 2001;29(3):79-81.


Last updated: Sep 27, 2014

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