LIANA STANESCU

Software Engineering Department

Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics

University of Craiova, Romania

 

Phone: +40.251.438198

Fax: +40.251.438198

Email: stanescu@software.ucv.ro

 

Date / Place of birth: July 1, 1963 / Craiova, Dolj, Romania.

 

Education

Ph.D. degree: 2002 - Dr. in Computer Science, Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics, University of Craiova, Romania.

Specializations: 1995-1998 -  grant TEMPUS at Technical University of Eindhoven and University of Pireus, practical placement at NOEMA comp. Finland and NOESIS comp. Sweden

University: 1987- M.Sc. degree in Automation and Computer Science (Diploma of Engineer), Electrotechnical Faculty, University of  Craiova, Romania.

High School: 1982 - Diploma of Baccalaureate, Mathematics major, National College “Fratii Buzesti”, Craiova, Romania.

 

Appointments/Affiliations

1993 - present: - Professor 

 - Associate Professor (2005-2008)

 - Lecturer (1999-2005);

 - Teaching Assistant (1993-1999)

Software Engineering Department, Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics, University of Craiova, Romania.

1993 - present: programmer, database designer, E.D.A. srl Company, Craiova, Romania.

1987-1993: - Engineer, I.I.R.U.C. Bucuresti, head of the Informatics Department, Craiova

 

Research Interests (Experience)

Databases, Multimedia Databases, Content-Based Visual Information Retrieval, Applications on Medical Imagery, Image Mining, E-learning, Topic Maps

 

 Courses and Applications

♦ Databases and Databases Design

♦ Multimedia Databases

♦ Multimedia Applications Development

♦ Visual Information Retrieval

♦ Data Mining

 

 

 

Published work

-         2 monographs: Multimedia Databases- A Study on Some Methods for Content-Based Visual Information Retrieval; Visual Information – Processing, Retrieval and Applications

-         Chapter Book: MEDICAL HYBRID LEARNING TOOLS. In: Fu Lee Wang, Joseph Fong, Reggie C. Kwan  (eds.) Handbook of Research on Hybrid Learning Models Advanced Tools, Technologies, and Application, IGI Global USA, 2009 (to appear).

-         Chapter Book: Multimedia Medical Databases. In: Sidhu, Amandeep S.; Dillon, Tharam; Bellgard, Matthew (Eds.) Biomedical Data and Applications, Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 224 2009, ISBN: 978-3-642-02192-3, Springer

-         5 textbooks and laboratory guides.

-         91 papers in journals and international conferences (over 45 indexed in major databases: DBLP, Springer, IEEE, PubMed)

-         14 research contracts and grants

-         scientific committee member

·        International Conference on “Computer as a TOOL” (IEEE EUROCON 2007) – Warsaw, Poland

·        Second International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications (ITA’07) Wrexham, North Wales

·        Third International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications (ITA’09) Wrexham, North Wales

·        IEEE SETIT 2009, Hammamet, Tunisia

·        E-Medical Systems 2008, Sfax, Tunisia

·        E-Medical Systems 2010, Fez, Morocco

·        7th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications – AICCSA 2009, Rabat, Marocco

·        WORLDCOMP 2009 - International Conference on e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government (EEE’09)

·         IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2009)

·         IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2010)

·        International Conference on Innovation through Knowledge Transfer 2009 (InnovationKT 2009)

·        International Conference on Hybrid learning (ICHL 2010)

-         Organizing committee member – First International Symposium on  Multimedia – Applications and Processing (MMAP'08), Wisla Poland, MMAP’09, Mragowo, Poland, MMAP 2010, Wisla, Poland

-         Database technical committee member – IASTED 2006-2009

-         Reviewer for:

·   International Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Technology (ACST 2007), Phuket, Thailand
·   The 6tl IASTED International Conference on Web-based education (WBE 2007), Chamonix, France
·    IEEE SETIT 2007, Hammamet, Tunisia
·    SINTES 13, Craiova, Romania
·   Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Elsevier

 

Selected papers

 

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Burdescu, Anca Ion, MEDIM – Software System For The Content-Based Visual Retrieval Study In Databases With Medical Images, Studies In Health Technology and Informatics Vol. 105 Transformation of Healthcare with Information Technologies, IOS Press Amsterdam ISBN 1 58603 438 3, 2004, pg. 296-307, indexed by PubMed

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, A Distributed Database And A New Application For The DRG System, Conference of International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics, Symposium On Virtual Hospitals, 1-3 June 2005, Hague Holland, Proceedings in  Studies In Health Technology and Informatics Vol. 114 Medical and care Compunetics 2, IOS Press Amsterdam ISBN 1 58603 520 7, 2005, pg. 46-53, indexed by PubMed

Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Liana Stanescu, A New Algorithm For Content-Based Region Query In Multimedia Database, 16th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications – DEXA 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark, Proceedings in Lectures Notes in Computer Science 3588 Springer 2005, ISBN 3-540-28566-0, pg. 124-133

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, Content-based Visual Retrieval On Multiple Features in The Image Databases Obtained From DICOM Files, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia –SIGMAP 2006, Setubal, Portugal, indexed by DBLP

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, M. Brezovan, The Managing And Complex Querying Of The Digital Medical Images Collections, 15th International Conference on Information Systems Development - ISD 2006, Budapest, Hungary, Proceedings in Springer

L. Stanescu, A. Ion, D. Burdescu, M. Brezovan, Algorithms and Results in Content-based Visual Query of the Image Databases Resulting from DICOM files, accepted at 8th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC), Timisoara, Romania, 2006, Proceedings in IEEE Computer Society Press, indexed by ISI Proceedings, INSPEC and DBLP

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, A. Ion, Using the Color-set back-Projection Algorithm in Retrieval and Evaluation of Endoscopic Images from Patients with Peptic Ulcers, accepted at 4th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and education- ITRE 2006, Tel Aviv, Israel, indexed by IEEE Xplore 

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, A. Ion, C. Stoica, Content-based Region Query in Databases with Color Images from Digestive Area, Content-based Image Retrieval for Biomedical Image Archives: Achievements, Problems, and Prospects A MICCAI 2007 Workshop, Brisbane, Australia

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, A. Ion, E. Georgescu, Using the color set back-projection algorithm in retrieval and evaluation of endoscopic images, International Symposium on Intelligent and Distributed Computing (IDC 2007), Craiova, Romania, Post-Proceedings published by Springer as part of the series Studies in Computational Intelligence.

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, M. Brezovan, C. Stoica, E. Ganea, An Integrated System for Querying the Medical Digital Collections, 16th International Conference on Information Systems Development - ISD 2007, Galway, Ireland, Barry, C., Lang, M., Wojtkowski, W., Wojtkowski, G., Wrycza, S., & Zupancic, J. (eds) (2008) The Inter-Networked World: ISD Theory, Practice, and Education. Springer-Verlag: New York, ISBN 978-0387304038

L. Stanescu, M.C. Mihaescu, D. Burdescu, E. Georgescu. L. Florea, An Improved Platform for Medical E-Learning, The 6th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2007), Edinburgh, United Kingdom (post-conference proceedings Lecture Notes on Computer Science)

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, M. Brezovan, C. Stoica, A Multimedia Database management System for Medical Data, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia –SIGMAP 2007, Barcelona, Spain, indexed by ISI Proceedings, INSPEC and DBLP

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, C. Stoica, M. Brezovan, A Database Management System Kernel for Image Collections, 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2007), Funchal, Madeira, indexed by ISI Proceedings, INSPEC and DBLP 

D. Burdescu, L. Stanescu, A. Ion, C. Mihaescu, A Spatial Watermarking Algorithm For Video Images, International Conference “Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Network Security” (MMM-ACNS 2007), St. Petersburg, Russia, Proceedings in Communications in Computer and Information Science Vol. 1, Springer

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, C. Stoica, Color Image Segmentation Applied to Medical Domain , 8th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2007), Birmingham UK, Proceedings in Lecture Notes in Computer Science

L. Stanescu, D. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, C. Stoica, A. Ion, Using a complex numerical and multimedia database in internal medicine. Pre-release evaluations, International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF 2008), Funchal Madeira, Portugal (Proceedings indexed by ISI Proceedings, INSPEC and DBLP)

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, A. Ion, A, Panus A., An Original e-testing Method for Medical e-learning, accepted at 8st IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), Santander, Spain (Proceedings indexed by IEEE and DBLP)

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, A. Ion, A, Panus A., Imagistic Database for Medical E-learning, accepted at 21st IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2008), Jyvaskyla, Finland (Proceedings indexed by ACM, IEEE and DBLP)

L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, C. Stoica, A. Ion, A, Guran C., Medical Information System Based on Oracle Technologies, accepted at 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2008), Barcelona, Spain (Proceedings indexed by ISI Proceedings, INSPEC and DBLP)

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Mihai Gabriel, Cosmin Stoica Spahiu,Anca Ion: Access Modalities to an Imagistic Library for Medical e-Learning. ECDL 2008, Aarhus, Denmark Proceedings Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5173 Springer 2008, ISBN 978-3-540-87598-7, pg. 260-263(Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Anca Ion, Andrei Panus, Ligia Florea: Imagistic Digital Library for Hybrid Medical Learning. Hybrid Learning and Education, First International Conference, ICHL 2008, Hong Kong, China, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5169 Springer 2008, ISBN 978-3-540-85169-1, pg. 380-391(Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Anca Ion, Cosmin Stoica: Using Multimedia to Improve Medical E-learning, The 2008 World Congress in Computer Science Computer Engineering and Applied Computing, Las Vegas, 2008, CSREA Press, ISBN 1-60132-063-9, pg. 96-101(Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Gabriel Mihai, Anca Ion, Cosmin Stoica: Topic Map for Medical E-Learning, Intelligent Distributed Computing, Systems and Applications of Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer 2008, Vol. 162/2008, ISBN 978-3-540-85256-8, pg. 305-310. (Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Liana Stanescu, Dan Burdescu, Mihai Gabriel, Marius Brezovan, Cosmin Stoica Spahiu: Multimedia Elements for Medical e-Learning Improvement, KES Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services 2009, Intelligent Systems for Healthcare Invited Session (Proceedings indexed by Springer)

C. Stoica, L. Stanescu, D. Burdescu, M. Brezovan: Visual Interface for Content-based Query in Image Databases, KES Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services 2009, International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction in Knowledge-based Environments (Proceedings indexed by Springer)

Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Burdescu, Gabriel Mihai, Marius Brezovan, Cosmin Stoica Spahiu: A Graphical Interface for Medical E-Learning, International Conference on e-Learning, e-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government, Las Vegas, 2009, (Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Gabriel Mihai, Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Burdescu, Marius Brezovan, and Cosmin Stoica Spahiu: A Topic Map for ”subject-centric” Learning, accepted at International Symposium on Intelligent and Distributed Computing ( IDC 2009 ), Proceedings published by Springer as part of Studies in Computational Intelligence (Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Mihai Gabriel, Liana Stanescu, Burdescu Dan Dumitru, Marius Brezovan, Eugen Ganea, and Cosmin Stoica Spahiu: A Modern Tool for Viewing the Learning Resources, International Conference on Hybrid Learning, ICHL 2009, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Springer 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-03696-5 (Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Marius Brezovan, Eugen Ganea, Liana Stanescu: A New Method for Segmentation of Images Represented in a HSV Color Space, Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, 11th International Conference, ACIVS 2009, Bordeaux, France, Proceedings Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5807 Springer 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-04696-4 (Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Marius Brezovan, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Eugen Ganea, Liana Stanescu: Normalized Curve Signatures for Shape Representation and Retrieval. International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition, IPCV 2009, Las Vegas Nevada, USA, CSREA Press 2009, ISBN 1-60132-119-8 (Proceedings indexed by DBLP)

Liana Stănescu, Dumitru Burdescu, Information Structuring and Retrieval with Topic Maps for Medical E-Learning, Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, ISSN 1582-445, pg. 27-33 (ISI)

Cosmin Stoica Spahiu, Cristian Marian Mihaescu, Liana Stanescu, Dan Burdescu, and Marius Brezovan, Database Kernel for Image Retrieval, The First International Conference on Advances in Multimedia, MMEDIA 2009, (Proceedings indexed by IEEE Xplore) – Best paper award

Cosmin Stoica Spahiu, Liana Stanescu, Dumitru Dan Burdescu, and Marius Brezovan, File Storage for a Multimedia Database Server for Image Retrieval, The Fourth International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology, ICCGI 2009 (Proceedings indexed by IEEE Xplore) – Best paper award