Publications

2015

J.J. Gong, T.M. Sundt, J.D. Rawn, and J.V. Guttag, "Instance Weighting for Patient-Specific Risk Stratification Models", KDD 2015. 

2014

M. Ghassemi, J. Van Stan, D. D. Mehta, M. Zañartu, H. A. Cheyne II, R. E. Hillman, and J. V. Guttag “Learning to detect vocal hyperfunction from ambulatory neck-skin acceleration features: Initial results for vocal fold nodules”, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 61(6), pp.1668-1675, June 2014.

A. McQueen, J. Wiens, and J. Guttag, “Automatically Recognizing On-Ball Screens,” Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, March 2014.

G. Ganeshpapillai and J. Guttag, “In-game Decision Making in MLB,” Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, March 2014.

J. Wiens, E. Horvitz, and J. Guttag, “A Study in Transfer Learning: Leveraging Data from Multiple Hospitals to Enhance Hospital-Specific Predictions,” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, January 2014.

2013

G. Ganeshpapillai and J. Guttag, “A Data-driven Method for In-game Decision Making in MLB,” KDD 2013, August 2013.

G. Ganeshpapillai, A. Lo, and J. Guttag, “Learning Connections in Financial Time Series,” ICML 2013, June 2013.

G. Balakrishnan, F. Durand, and J. Guttag, “Detecting Pulse from Head Motion,” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2013.

J. Wiens, G. Balakrishnan, J. Brooks, and J. Guttag, “To Crash or Not to Crash, A Quantitative Look at the Relationship Between Offensive Rebounding and Transition Defense in the NBA,” MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, March 2013.

A. Singh and J.Guttag, “Collaborative Filtering for Identifying Prescription Omissions in an ICU,” International Conference on Health Informatics, Barcelona, Spain. February 2013.

2012

J. Wiens, E. Horvitz, and J. Guttag, “Patient Risk Stratification for Hospital-Associated C. Diff as a Time-Series Classification Task,” NIPS 2012, December 2012.

M. Ghassemi, E. Shih, D. D. Mehta, S. W. Feng, J. Van Stan, R. E. Hillman, and J. Guttag, “Detecting voice modes for vocal hyperfunction prevention,” in Proceedings of the 7th Annual Workshop for Women in Machine Learning/Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference, Lake Tahoe, NV, USA, 2012.

Hao-Yu Wu, Michael Rubinstein, Eugene Shih, John Guttag, Fredo Durand, William T. Freeman. "Eulerian Video Magnification for Revealing Subtle Changes in the World," ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 31, Number 4 (Proc. SIGGRAPH) 2012.

J. Wiens, E. Horvitz, and J. Guttag, “Learning Evolving Patient Risk Processes for C. Diff Colonization," ICML 2012 Workshop on Clinical Data Analysis, June 2012.

G. Gartheeban and J. Guttag, “Predicting the Next Pitch,” MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, March 2012. (Also in ESPN, The Magazine.)

2011

A. Shoeb, A. Kharbouch, J. Soegaard, S. Schachter, and  J. Guttag.  “A Machine-Learning Algorithm for Detecting Seizure Termination in Scalp EEG,” Epilepsy and Behavior, December 2011.

A. Kharbouch,  A. Shoeb, J. Guttag, and S. Cash, “An Algorithm for Seizure Onset Detection Using Intracranial EEG,” Epilepsy and Behavior, December 2011.

Z. Syed. C. Stultz, B. Scirica B,  and J. Guttag, “Computationally generated cardiac biomarkers for risk stratification following acute coronary syndrome,” Science Translational Medicine (Science/AAAS Journal), September 2011.

A. Shoeb, T. Pang, J. Guttag, and S. Schachter,  “Vagus Nerve Stimulation Triggered by Machine-Learning Based Seizure Detection: Initial Implementation and Evaluation.” Epilepsy: The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering.  Editors: Osorio I, Zaveri HP, Frei MG, Arthurs S, CRC Press, 2011.

Shoeb, A. Kharbouch, J. Soegaard, S. Schachter, and J. Guttag.  “An Algorithm for detecting seizure termination in Scalp EEG.” 33rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBS), September 2011.

J. Wiens and J. Guttag, “Patient-specific Ventricular Beat Classification without Patient-specific Expert Knowledge: A Transfer Learning Approach,” 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), August 2011.

G. Gartheeban and J. Guttag, “Reconstruction of ECG Signals in The Presence of Corruption” 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), August 2011.

A. Singh and J. Guttag, “A Comparison of Non-Symmetric Entropy-Based Classification Trees and Support Vector Machine for Cardiovascular Risk Stratification,” 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), August 2011.

Z. Syed Z and J. Guttag, “Unsupervised similarity-based risk stratification for cardiovascular events using long-term time-series data,” Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2011;12(3):999-1024.

2010

J. Wiens and J. Guttag, “Active Learning Applied to Patient-Adaptive Heartbeat Classification,” NIPS 2010, December 2010.

Z. Syed and J. Guttag, “Identifying Patients at Risk of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events Using Symbolic Mismatch,” NIPS 2010, December 2010.

Z. Syed, B. Scirica, S. Mohanavelu, D. Morrow, C. Stutz, and J. Guttag, “Association of Heart Rate Turbulence, Deceleration Capacity, and Morphologic Variability with Sudden Cardiac Death Following Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: Results from the MERLIN-TIMI 36 Trial,” American Heart Association Annual Meeting, November 2010.

A. Qureshi, I. Fan, J. Carlisle, D. Brezinski, M. Kleinman,  and J. Guttag, “Improving Patient Care by Unshackling Telemedicine: Adaptively Constructing Rich Wireless Communication Channels to Facilitate Continuous Remote Collaboration,” AMIA 2010 Annual Symposium, November 2010.

J. Wiens and J. Guttag, “Patient-Adaptive Ectopic Beat Classification using Active Learning,” Computing in Cardiology 2010, September 2010.

A. Singh, J. Liu, and J. Guttag, “Categorization of Continuous ECG Based Risk Metrics Using Asymmetric and Warped Entropy Measures,” Computing in Cardiology 2010, September 2010.

N. Verma, A. Shoeb, J. Bohorquez, J. Dawson, J. Guttag, and A. Chandrakasan, "A Micro-power EEG Acquisition SoC with Integrated Feature-Extraction Processor for a Chronic Seizure Detection System," IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, Vol. 45(4), January 2010.

A. Shoeb, and J. Guttag, “Application of Machine Learning to Epileptic Seizure Detection,” International Conference on Machine Learning, June 2010.

Z. Syed, C. Stultz, M. Kellis, P. Indyk, and J. Guttag, “Motif Discovery in Physiological Datasets: A Methodology for Inferring Predictive Elements,” ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery in Data, January 2010.

2009

Z. Syed, B, Scirica, C. Stultz, and J. Guttag, “Electrocardiographic prediction of arrhythmias,” Computers in Cardiology, September 2009.

Z. Syed,  P. Indyk, and J. Guttag, “Learning Approximate Sequential Patterns for Classification,” Journal of Machine Learning Research, Vol. 10(9), August 2009.

A. Qureshi, H. Balakrishnan, J. Guttag, B. Maggs, R. Weber, “Cutting the Electric Bill for Internet-Scale Systems,” SIGCOMM 2009, (August 2009).

A. Shoeb, J. Guttag, T. Pang, and S. Schachter, “Non-invasive Computerized System For Automatically Initiating Vagus Nerve Stimulation Following Patient-Specific Detection of Seizures or Epileptiform Discharges,” International Journal of Neural Systems, to appear (2009).

N. Verma, A. Shoeb, J. Guttag, and A. Chandrakasan, “A Micro-power EEG Acquisition SoC with Integrated Seizure Detection Processor for Continuous Patient Monitoring,” 2009 Symposium on VLSI Circuits, June 2009.

E. Shih, A. Shoeb, and J. Guttag, “Building a Customized, Wearable, Energy-Efficient Medical Event Detection System,” 7th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys '09), June 2009.

P. Sung, Z. Syed, and J. Guttag, “Quantifying Morphology Changes in Time Series Data with Skew,” 2009 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, April 2009.

Z. Syed, P. Sung, B. Scirica, D.  Morrow, C. Stultz, and J. Guttag, “Spectral energy of ECG morphologic  differences to predict death,” Cardiovascular Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 2009.

Z. Syed, B. Scirica, S. Mohanavelu, P. Sung, C. Cannon, P. Stone, C. Stultz, and J. Guttag, "Relation of Death Within 90 Days of Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes to Variability in Electrocardiographic Morphology," American Journal of Cardiology, February 2009.

2008

D. Curtis, E. Pino, J. Bailey, E. Shih, J. Waterman, S. Vinterbo, T. Stair, J. Guttag, R. Greenes, and L. Ohno-Machado, “An Integrated, Wireless System for Monitoring Unattended Patients,” JAMIA, January 2008.

Z. Syed, B. Scirica, D. Morrow, S. Mohanavelu, C. Stultz, C., and J. Guttag, “ECG markers to predict cardiovascular death: Heart rate variability, deceleration capacity and morphologic variability in non-ST-elevation ACS from the MERLIN-TIMI 36 trial,” American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2008.

Z. Syed, B. Scirica, C. Stultz, and J. Guttag, “Comparing Symbolic Representations of Cardiac Activity to Identify Patient Populations with Similar Risk Profiles,” Computers in Cardiology 2008, September 2008.

Z. Syed, B. Scirica, C. Stultz, and J. Guttag, “Risk-Stratification following Acute Coronary Syndromes Using a Novel Electrocardiographic Technique to Measure Variability in Morphology,” Computers in Cardiology 2008, September 2008.

E. Shih and J. Guttag, “Reducing Energy Consumption of Multi-Channel Mobile Medical Monitoring Algorithms,” 2nd International Workshop on Systems and Networking Support for Healthcare and Assisted Living Environments,” June 2008.

2007

A. Shoeb, S. Schachter, T. Pang and J. Guttag, “Implementation of Closed-Loop, EEG-Triggered Vagus Nerve Stimulation using Patient-Specific Seizure Onset Detection From Scalp EEG,” American Epilepsy Society 61st Annual, Meeting, December 2007.

Z. Syed, C. Stultz, B. Scirica, C. Cannon, S. Mohanavelu, I. Stebsletova, K. Attia, and J. Guttag, “Morphological Variability: A New Electrocardiographic Technique for Risk Stratification After NSTEACS,” abstract, American Heart Association Annual Meeting, November 2007.

Ali Shoeb, Trudy Pang, Steven C. Schachter, John Guttag, “Implementation of Closed-Loop, EEG-Triggered Vagus Nerve Stimulation using Patient-Specific Seizure Onset Detection From Scalp EEG,”  Third International Workshop on Epileptic Seizure Prediction, September 2007.

A.  Shoeb, S. Schachter, B. Bourgeois, S.T. Treves, and J Guttag, “Impact of Patient-Specificity on Seizure Onset Detection Performance,” 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,  August 2007.

Z. Syed and J. Guttag, “Prototypical Biological Signals,” 2007 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, April 2007.

Z. Syed, D. Curtis, D. Leeds, R. Levine, F. Nesta, and J. Guttag, “A Framework for the Analysis of Acoustical Cardiac Signals,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 54, no. 4, April 2007.

Z. Syed, J. Guttag, and C. Stoltz, “Clustering and Symbolic Analysis of Cardiovascular Signals: Discovery and Visualization of Medically Relevant Patterns in Long-Term Data with Limited Prior Knowledge,” EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, March 2007.

2006

A. Qureshi, J. Carlisle, and J. Guttag, “Tavarua: Video Streaming with WWAN Striping,” ACM Multmedia 2006, October 2006.

E. Glassman and J. Guttag, “Reducing the Number of Channels for an Ambulatory Patient-Specific EEG-based Epileptic Seizure Detector by Applying Recursive Feature Elimination,” 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,  August 2006.

Z. Syed, D. Curtis,  F. Nesta, R. Levine,  and J. Guttag, “Software Enhanced Learning of Cardiac Auscultation,” 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,  August 2006.

Z. Syed,  D. Leeds,  D. Curtis,  F. Nesta, R. Levine,  and J. Guttag, “Audio-Visual Tools for Computer-Assisted Diagnosis of Cardiac Disorders,” Computer Based Medical Systems 2006, June 2006.

2005

S. Schachter, A. Shoeb, B. Bourgeois, S.T. Treves, and J. Guttag, “Feasibility of Detecting Seizure Onsets in Ambulatory Patients: Initial Implementation,” American Epilepsy Society 59th Annual, Meeting, December 2005.

A.  Shoeb, S. Schachter, B. Bourgeois, S.T. Treves, and J Guttag, “Automated Seizure Onset Detection as a New Method of On-Demand VNS Stimulation: Initial Technical Development and Findings,” American Epilepsy Society 59th Annual, Meeting, December 2005.

A. Qureshi , A. Shoeb, and J. Guttag, “Building a High-Quality Mobile Telemedicine System Using Network Striping over Dissimilar Wireless Wide Area Networks,” 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,  September 2005.

A. Shoeb, S. Schachter , D. Schomer , B. Bourgeois , S. Treves , and J. Guttag , “Detecting Seizure Onset in the Ambulatory Setting: Demonstrating Feasibility,” 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, September 2005.

A. Qureshi and J. Guttag, “Horde: Separating Network Striping Policy from Mechanism,” MobiSys 2005, June 2005.

J. Guttag (ed.), The Electron and the Bit, EECS at MIT 1902-2002, May 2005.

G. Tan and J. Guttag, “'The 802.11 MAC Protocol Leads to Inefficient Equilibria,” IEEE INFOCOM 2005, March 2005.

2004

A. Shoeb, B. Bourgeois; T. Treves, and J. Guttag, "Patient-Specific Seizure Onset Detection to Optimize Ictal SPECT,” American Epilepsy Society 58th Annual Meeting, December 2004.

E. Shih, V. Bychkovsky, D. Curtis, and J. Guttag, “Continuous, Remote Medical,” Abstract and demonstration, Proceedings of the Second Annual International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, November 2004.

A. Shoeb,  H. Edwards; J. Connolly; B. Bourgeois; T. Treves, and J. Guttag, “Patient-Specific Epileptic Seizure Onset Detection,” 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, September 2004.