Papers

Papers in international, peer-reviewed journals

  1. Della Mea V, Bortolotti N, Beltrami CA. eSlide Suite: an open source software system for Whole Slide Imaging. Journal of Clinical Pathology, in press, 2008.

  2. Della Mea V, Demichelis F, Viel F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. User attitudes in analysing digital slides in a quality control test bed: a preliminary study. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2006; 82: 177-186.

  3. Della Mea V, Demartini G, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S. Measuring Retrieval Effectiveness with Average Distance Measure (ADM). Information Wissenschaft und Praxis, 57(8):405-416, 2006.

  4. Della Mea V, Bin I, Pandolfi M, Di Loreto C. A web-based system for tissue microarray data management. Diagnostic Pathology 2006;1:36.

  5. Della Mea V. Prerecorded telemedicine. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2005;11(6):276-84.

  6. Della Mea V, Viel F, Beltrami CA. A pixel-based autofocusing technique for digital histologic and cytologic slides. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 2005; 29(5): 333-341.

  7. Della Mea V, Mizzaro S. Measuring retrieval effectiveness: A new proposal and a first experimental validation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 2004; 55(6): 530-543.

  8. Della Mea V, Carbone A, Greatti E, Beltrami CA. Introducing videoconferencing into educational oncopathology seminars: technical aspects, user satisfaction and open issues. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2003; 9(2): 95-98.

  9. Demichelis F, Della Mea V, Forti S, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Digital storage of glass slides for quality assurance in histopathology and cytopathology. (review) Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2002;8(3):138-42.

  10. Della Mea V. What is e-health(2): the death of telemedicine? (Editorial). Journal of Medical Internet Research 2001;3(2): e22.

  11. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Current experiences with Internet telepathology and possible evolution in the next generation of Internet services. Analytical Cellular Pathology 2000;21:127-134.

  12. Della Mea V. Agents acting and moving in healthcare scenario: a new paradigm for telemedical collaboration. IEEE Transactions On Information Technology in Biomedicine, 2001;5:10-13.

  13. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Pertoldi B, Beltrami CA. Combining dynamic and static robotic telepathology: a report on 184 consecutive cases of frozen sections, histology and cytology. Analytical Cellular Pathology, 2000; 20:33-39.

  14. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Conti A, Di Gaspero L, Beltrami CA. Internet Agents for Telemedicine Services. Medical Informatics & Internet in Medicine 1999; 24: 179-186.

  15. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Boi S, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Image sampling issues in static telepathology for frozen section diagnosis. Journal of Clinical Pathology 1999; 52:761-765.

  16. Della Mea V. Internet electronic mail: a tool for low-cost telemedicine. (review). Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1999; 5:84-89.

  17. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Telepathology Applications of the Internet Multimedia Electronic Mail. Medical Informatics 1998; 23:237-244.

  18. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Bonzanini S, Forti S, Amoroso V, Visentin R, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Fine needle aspiration cytology of the breast: a preliminary report on telepathology through Internet multimedia electronic mail. Modern Pathology 1997; 10:636-641.

  19. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Brunato D, Beltrami CA. HTML generation and semantic markup for Telepathology. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems 1996; 28:1085-1094.

  20. Beltrami CA., Della Mea V, Finato N, Rocco M. Computer-assisted Morphometric Analysis of the Heart. Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology 1996; 18(2):129-136.

  21. Della Mea V, Forti S, Puglisi F, Bellutta P, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Mauri F, Beltrami CA. Telepathology using Internet Multimedia Electronic Mail: Remote Consultation on Gastrointestinal Pathology. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1996; 2:28-34.

  22. Beltrami CA, Della Mea V, Finato N. Structure Analysis of Breast Lesions using Neighbourhood Graphs. Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology 17:143-150, 1995.

Books and book chapters

  1. Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Scagnetto I. Programmazione Web Lato Server. Apogeo, Milano 2007.

  2. Della Mea V. Pre-recorded Telemedicine Systems. In: An Introduction to Telemedicine (revised second edition), J. Craig, R. Wootton, V.Patterson (eds.), RSM Press, 2006.

  3. Della Mea V. Telepathology and Digital Pathology. In: Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine, A.Lazakidou (editor), Idea Group, 2006.

  4. Beltrami CA, Della Mea V. Second Opinion Consultation through the Internet: a three years experience. In: Telemedicine. Spasic P, Milosavljievic I, Jancic-Zguricas M (eds.), Academy of Medical Sciences, Beograd, 2000.

  5. Della Mea V. Image Acquisition devices for telepathology. In: Telemedicine. Spasic P, Milosavljievic I, Jancic-Zguricas M (eds.). Academy of Medical Sciences, Beograd, 2000.

  6. Barbarino F, Della Mea V. La sicurezza nelle trasmissioni attraverso reti di calcolatori: aspetti tecnici e normativi. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.

  7. Della Mea V. Il gap tra offerta tecnologica e domanda nella telepatologia: alcune ipotesi. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.

  8. Della Mea V. Qualità e completezza delle risorse di Anatomia Patologica su World Wide Web. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.

  9. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Della Libera G, Mariuzzi L, Beltrami CA. Esperienze di teledidattica in Anatomia patologica. In: Telepatologia. Strumenti, problemi, applicazioni. Clemente C, Scopsi L (eds). C.G. Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche, Torino, 2000.

  10. Della Mea V. Pre-recorded Telemedicine Systems. In: An Introduction to Telemedicine, J. Craig, R. Wootton (eds.), RSM Press, 2000.

  11. Della Mea V. Store-and-forward telepathology. In: European Telemedicine 1998/99. Hernandez B, Wootton R (eds.). EHTO/RSM Press/Kensington Publications, London, 1999.

  12. Della Mea V. Internet for Telemedicine. In: Handbook of Telemedicine, O. Ferrer-Roca, M. Sosa-Judicissa (eds.). IOS Press, Amsterdam, 1998.

Publications as editor

  1. Elsner C, Haeckl D, van der Slikke JW, Arvanitis TN, Della Mea V, Wiesmeth H (Editors). Special Issue: Entrepreneurship and Evidence in eHealth - Proceedings of MEDNET2007. Technology and Health Care 2007; 15(5)

  2. van der Slikke JW, Arvanitis TN, Della Mea V (Editors). Bridging the Information Gap - Proceedings of MEDNET 2004 - 9th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Technology and Health Care 2004, 12(5).

  3. Della Mea V. (guest editor). Special issue: Selected papers from MEDNET2001. Medical Informatics and the Internet in Medicine 2002; 27(3).

  4. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA., Arvanitis TN, Woodall J (Editors). Proceedings of MEDNET2001, special issue of Technology and Health Care,  volume 9, 2001, Amsterdam, IOS Press.

Proceedings of international conferences and workshops

  1. Della Mea V, Bortolotti N, Beltrami CA. A survey on non specialized off-the-shelf JPEG2000 viewers for digital microscopy use. In: Proceedings of the 9th European Congress on Telepathology and 3rd International Congress on Virtual Microscopy, Toledo, 2008; BMC Diagnostic Pathology Volume 3 Supplement 1, 2008

  2. Bulfoni A, Coppola P, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mischis D, Mizzaro S, Scagnetto I, Vassena L. AI on the Move: Exploiting AI Techniques for Context Inference on Mobile Devices. In: Proc. Of 5th Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems (PAIS 2008), colocated with ECAI08, Patras, Greece, 2008.

  3. Sambo M, Della Mea V, Della Rocca G, Sbrojavacca R, Viale P. A hybrid, wireless and wired system for clinical data collection in the ECOSSED trial. In: Proceedings of MEDNET2007. Technology and Health Care 2007; 15(5), pp353-354.

  4. Fasola G, Aprile G, Della Mea V, Noselli M, Puglisi F. Development of a Web-based model to track patients' self-reported symptoms related to anticancer treatment toxicities. J Clin Oncol 2007; ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 25, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement): 17021

  5. Della Mea V, Demartini G, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S. Experiments on Average Distance Measure. In: Advances in Information Retrieval, 28th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2006, London, UK, April 2006. LNCS 3936, pp. 492-495.

  6. Coppola P, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S, Scagnetto I, Selva A, Vassena L, Zandegiacomo Riziò P. MoBe: a framework for context-aware mobile applications. In: Proc. of Workshop on Context Awareness for Proactive Systems (CAPS2005), Helsinki University Press, 2005; ISBN: 952-10-2518-2.

  7. Roberto V, Zappia A, Testa C, Della Mea V, Frisoni GB. Neuroimaging Services on the Net. In: 18th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2005), Dublin, Ireland. IEEE Computer Society 2005.

  8. Coppola P, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S, Scagnetto I, Selva A, Vassena L, Zandegiacomo Riziò P. MoBe: Context-Aware Mobile Applications on Mobile Devices for Mobile Users. In: Proc. of 1st Int. Workshop on Exploiting Context Histories in Smart Environments (ECHISE2005), Munich, 2005.

  9. Coppola P, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S, Scagnetto I, Selva A, Vassena L, Zandegiacomo Riziò P. Information Filtering and Retrieving of Context-Aware Applications within the MoBe Framework. In: International Workshop on Context-Based Information Retrieval (CIR-05), Paris, France, July 2005, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ISSN: 1613-0073.

  10. Coppola P, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S. (2004). The Concept of Relevance in Mobile and Ubiquitous Information Access. Mobile and Ubiquitous Information Access, Mobile HCI 2003 International Workshop. (LNCS vol. 2954, pp. 1-10)

  11. Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S. Evaluating ADM on a four-level relevance scale document set from NTCIR. In Proceedings of NTCIR Workshop 4 Meeting - Supplement Vol. 2, Tokyo, 2-4 giugno 2004. National Institute of Informatics (NII), pages 30-38.

  12. Della Mea V, Pittaro M, Roberto V. Knowledge Management and Modelling in Health Care Organizations: The Standard Operating Procedures. In: Proceedings of 5th IFIP International Working Conference, KMGov 2004, Krems, Austria, LNCS 3035, Springer, p.136-146.

  13. Brunello F, Della Mea V, Mizzaro S, Pavoni J, Pittaro M. A comparison of TabletPC and PDA devices for use in ambulance. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Telemedicine and Multimedia Communication, Kajetany, Poland, October 2004.

  14. Della Mea V, Pittaro M, Pavoni J, Brunello F, Mizzaro S. Java 2 Micro Edition as Development Tool for Mobile Telemedicine Applications: a case study, capabilities, and limits. In: Proceedings of 9th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Buenos Aires, dec 2004, Technology and Health Care 2004; 12: 397-8.

  15. Della Mea V , Roberto V , Valle G.  Techniques for the Web of Telemedicine Systems: Open Telemicroscopy through SOAP.  Proc. of the 7th World Conference on the Internet in Medicine (MEDNET 2002), IOS Press, 2002.

  16. Della Mea V, Brauchli K, Demichelis F. A RDF-based proposal for digital pathology cases on the Semantic Web. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Amsterdam, December 2002.

  17. Coppola P, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Mizzaro S. From E-Relevance to W-Relevance. In M.-K. Leong and G. Loudon (eds.), Mobile Personal Information Retrieval, Proceedings of the SIGIR2002 Workshop, Tampere (Finland), ACM Press, Aug 2002, pages 64-72.

  18. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Beltrami CA. Visualization issues in Telepathology: the Role of the Internet Imaging protocol. In: Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Information Visualization (IV2001), London, July 2001.

  19. Roberto V, Della Mea V. IMAGENCIES: Network Image Services for Telemedicine Applications. In: Proceedings of 11th International Conference Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP2001), Palermo, September 2001, IEEE Computer Society, 2001.

  20. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. An overview of Telepathology activities in Italy. In: Stauch G (editor), Proceedings  of 5th European Congress on Telepathology, Aurich, Germany, July 2000.

  21. Della Mea V, Roberto V, Barbarino F, Beltrami CA. Security considerations on the development of an Internet-based infrastructure for telepathology: the approach of the Italian network of telepathology for research, education and quality control. In: Proceedings of 5th World Congress on the Internet in Medicine, Bruxelles, November 2000; Technology & Healthcare  2000; 8:190-191.

  22. Roberto V, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Conti A. MANTHA: Agent-based management of Hypermedia Documents. In: Proceedings of 6th IEEE Int. Conf. on Multimedia Computing and Systems (IEEE ICMCS '99), IEEE Computer Society, 1999, vol II, pp 814-818.

  23. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Pertoldi B, Beltrami CA. Dynamic-robotic telepathology: a preliminary evaluation on frozen sections, histology and cytology. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of 5th Int. Conf on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED98), London, November 1998, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1999;5(S1):S55-6.

  24. Della Mea V, Mariuzzi L, Beltrami CA, Marchevsky A. International Pathology Consultations through Internet E-mail and High Resolution Digital Photomicrography. Proc. of MEDNET99, J Med Internet Res 1999;1(suppl 1):e118.

  25. Della Mea V, Cortolezzis D, Beltrami CA. A case study in the economical evaluation of telepathology. Proc of 7th Int. Conf. on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED99), London, November 1999; Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2000;6 Suppl 1:S168-9.

  26. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Boi S, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Image selection in static telepathology through the Internet. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of 4th International Conference on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED97), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1998; 4(S1): 20-22.

  27. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Forti S, Delendi M, Boi S, Mauri F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Expert consultation in Pathology through the Internet: melanoma vs benign melanocytic tumours. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of  3rd International Conference on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED96), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1997; 3 (Suppl.1):17-19.

  28. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Forti S, Bellutta P, Finato N, Mauri F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Telepathology through the Internet. In: Wootton, R (ed.), Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED95), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 1996; 2(S1):24-26.

  29. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Roberto V, Brunato D, Delendi M, Beltrami CA. Pathgallery: An hypermedia database of histocytologic cases on the WWW for training, reference and education. 3rd European Congress on Telepathology, Zagreb (Croatia), 21-22 June 1996.

  30. Danuso F, Ceschia M, Bortolussi S, Della Mea V, Giovanardi R. A database of climatic parameters for stochastic weather generation in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. 14th Int. Congress of Biometeorology, Lubjiana, Sept 1996, Biometeorology, Part 2 (vol. 3), 361-375.

  31. Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Analysis of the Spatial Arrangement of Cells in the Proliferative Breast Lesions. in: C.Braccini, L. DeFloriani, T.Vernazza (ed.), Proc. of 8th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP95), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 974:247-252, Springer-Verlag, 1995.

  32. Della Mea V, Finato N, Beltrami CA. A Graph-based Approach to the Structural Analysis of Proliferative Breast Lesions. In: Barahona P., Stefanelli M., Wyatt J (eds.), Proc. of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Europe (AIME95), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 934:413-414, Springer-Verlag, 1995.

  33. Puglisi F, Forti S, Della Mea V, Avellini C, Mauri F, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Telepathology through Internet: a study of reproducibility of histologic evaluation of chronic gastritis. In Proc. of 9th Int. Conf. on Diagnostic Quantitative Pathology, Heidelberg, 1995.

  34. Beltrami CA, Della Mea V, Finato N. An Expert System for Breast Lesion Structure Analysis. In Proc. of IV Int. Congress on Computerized Cytology and Histology Laboratory, Chicago, Anal. Quantit. Cytol. Histol. 1:1994.

  35. Danuso F, Della Mea V. Development and evaluation of a stochastic model for the generation of weather data. 3rd European Society of Agronomy Congress,  Padova, Sept 1994.

  36. Di Loreto C, Mariuzzi L, Finato N, Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Automated method for the evaluation of immunohistochemical results: PCNA in endomyocardial biopsies. In Proc. of 8th Meeting of the Adriatic Society of Pathology, Alpe Adria J. Med. 3:1993.

  37. Finato N, Della Mea V, Rocco M, Olivetti G, Cigola E, Beltrami CA., The use of a semiautomatic computerized image analysis system in the morphometric analysis of hearts explanted from patients with end-stage failure requiring transplantation. In Proc. of 8th Meeting of the Adriatic Society of Pathology, Alpe Adria J. Med. 3:1993.

Papers on other journals (nationals or without peer review)

  1. Della Mea V. Dove va la telepatologia. Pathologica. 2004 Dec;96(6):479-80.

  2. Della Mea V. Telepathology and other telemedicine fields: lessons to learn (Editorial). Advances in Clinical Pathology 1999;3:107-109.

  3. Della Mea V. Telepathology and the Internet. Telemedicine Today 1999; 7:17-18,44.

  4. Della Mea V. Telediagnosis in Pathology through the Internet. Internet Medicine, April 1997.

  5. Della Mea V. Internet protocols advance low-cost telepathology. Telemedicine and Telehealth Networks 1996; 2:20-23.

  6. Puglisi F, Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Telepatologia: dalla ricerca alla pratica clinica. Pathologica 1996; 88:246-7.

  7. Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Beltrami CA.  Internet e Ricerca in Medicina. Pathologica 1995; 87:485-491.

  8. Della Mea V. Apprendimento automatico di conoscenza operazionale a partire da modelli causali. AI*IA Notizie, 4:1992.

Proceedings of Italian Conferences

  1. Follador A, Aprile G, Noselli M, Iaiza E, De Pauli F, Pascoletti G, Sottile R, Della Mea V, Puglisi F, Fasola G. Tracking outpatients' self-reported symtomps related to anticancer treatment toxicities: bridging home and hospital using a web-based model. Congresso Nazionale di Oncologia (AIOM) 2007, Ann Oncol 2007;18(11):xi79.

  2. Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Marzola A, Mariuzzi L, Massarelli G, Ricco R, Scarpelli M, Beltrami CA. La rete italiana di telemedicina per la ricerca, la didattica ed il controllo di qualità in anatomia patologica. Atti di: Congresso Italiano SIAPEC-IAP, Bolzano, luglio 2000.

  3. Cogoi L, Della Mea V, Di Gaspero L, Roberto V. Seamless access to Databases in an Agent-enriched Web. Atti del Workshop "Dagli oggetti agli agenti: tendenze evolutive dei sistemi software", Parma, maggio 2000, Pitagora Editrice Bologna.

  4. Della Mea V. L'anatomia patologica italiana su Web. Dai primi siti Web all'informazione medica professionale. 3° Convegno Italiano di Telepatologia, Milano, ottobre 1999.

  5. Della Mea V. Uno scenario per la comunicazione sicura di casi anatomo-patologici multimediali. 2° Convegno Italiano di Telepatologia, Castel Ivano (TN), ottobre 1998.

  6. Puglisi F, Della Mea V, Cataldi P, Beltrami CA. Internet per il teleconsulto in dermatopatologia. Atti del 72mo Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Dermatologia e Venereologia, Firenze, 1997.

  7. Della Mea V, Bonzanini S, Puglisi F, Forti S, Delendi M, Boi S, Finato N, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami CA. Telediagnosi anatomo-patologica via Internet: risultati preliminari su 144 casi. Atti del VI Convegno Italiano FISAPEC, Pisa, 1997.

  8. Roberto V, Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. The MULTIPATH telepathology project. Proc. of 1st Italian Meeting on Telepathology, Udine, 19 April 1997; Adv Clin Path 1997; 1:169-170.

  9. Puglisi F, Della Mea V, Beltrami CA. Telediagnosis in pathology through the Internet. Proc. of 1st Italian Meeting on Telepathology, Udine, 19 April 1997; Adv Clin Path 1997; 1:163-165.

  10. Della Mea V, Forti S, Bellutta P, Barbareschi M, Dalla Palma P, Beltrami C.A. Telepatologia su Internet: Nuove opportunità per diagnostica, ricerca e didattica. In Proc. of IV Conf. FISAPEC, 1995.

Other publications (research reports, etc.)

  1. Fortunati L, Della Mea V (eds). Proceedings of the International Workshop on Mobile technologies and Health: benefits and risks, Udine, June 2004.

  2. Roberto V, Della Mea V, Beltrami CA.  Imagencies: Network Image Services for Medical Applications. Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Udine, Research Report UDMI/10/97/RR, 1997.

  3. Roberto V, Della Mea V. Model-based Design of Hypermedia Documents. Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Udine, Research Report UDMI/42/96/RR, 1996.

  4. Della Mea V, Console L, Portinale L, Theseider Dupré D, Torasso P. Apprendimento Automatico di Conoscenza Operazionale da Modelli Causali. Report of CNR (National Research Council) Progetto Finalizzato "Sistemi Informativi e Calcolo Parallelo", sottoprogetto 7, RAPP 7/122, 1993.