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A Refined Equilibrium Generative Adversarial Network for Retinal Vessel Segmentation [article]

Yukun Zhou, Zailiang Chen, Hailan Shen, Xianxian Zheng, Rongchang Zhao, Xuanchu Duan
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this work, we present an end-to-end synthetic neural network, containing a symmetric equilibrium generative adversarial network (SEGAN), multi-scale features refine blocks (MSFRB), and attention mechanism  ...  First, SEGAN constructs a symmetric adversarial architecture, which forces generator to produce more realistic images with local details.  ...  For further improving vessel segmentation effects, especially on elusive vessel recognition, we firstly propose Symmetric Equilibrium Generative Adversarial Networks (SEGAN), which utilizes the characteristics  ... 
arXiv:1909.11936v2 fatcat:qkwnfwlwfvbpfb2tqswdsadf6u

Blood Vessel Segmentation of Retinal Image Based on Dense-U-Net Network

Zhenwei Li, Mengli Jia, Xiaoli Yang, Mengying Xu
2021 Micromachines  
Aiming to solve the problems of serious segmentation errors and low accuracy in traditional retinal segmentation, a scheme based on the combination of U-Net and Dense-Net was proposed.  ...  The accurate segmentation of retinal blood vessels in fundus is of great practical significance to help doctors diagnose fundus diseases.  ...  [19] proposed an end-to-end synthetic neural network to strengthen elusive vessels' segmentation capability, containing a symmetric equilibrium generative adversarial network (SEGAN), multi-scale features  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi12121478 pmid:34945328 pmcid:PMC8705734 fatcat:anwcrbw5g5arhhvoc4w426lvnq

Application of generative adversarial networks (GAN) for ophthalmology image domains: a survey

Aram You, Jin Kuk Kim, Ik Hee Ryu, Tae Keun Yoo
2022 Eye and Vision  
A generative adversarial network (GAN), which consists of two competing types of deep neural networks, including a generator and a discriminator, has demonstrated remarkable performance in image synthesis  ...  The adoption of GAN for medical imaging is increasing for image generation and translation, but it is not familiar to researchers in the field of ophthalmology.  ...  equilibrium GAN (U-Net-based), multi-scale features refine blocks and attention mechanism receptive fields [32] , and symmetric equilibrium generators with attention mechanisms [17] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40662-022-00277-3 pmid:35109930 pmcid:PMC8808986 fatcat:z3oycm6ybrbs5bgrinxqba6g64

Computer-Assisted Analysis of Biomedical Images [article]

Leonardo Rundo
2021 arXiv   pre-print
As a matter of fact, the proposed computer-assisted bioimage analysis methods can be beneficial for the definition of imaging biomarkers, as well as for quantitative medicine and biology.  ...  Therefore, the computational analysis of medical and biological images plays a key role in radiology and laboratory applications.  ...  Generative Adversarial Networks GANs introduce a framework for unsupervised learning aiming at estimating generative models via an adversarial process by simultaneously training two models [219] .  ... 
arXiv:2106.04381v1 fatcat:osqiyd3sbja3zgrby7bf4eljfm


2019 Seibutsu Butsuri  
structure using Generative Adversarial Networks Introducing non-structural information such as evolutionary information as distance restraints is very effective in the de novo protein structure prediction  ...  As a result, 0.72 % of residues were in floating segments. Floating segments are enriched in intermolecular interfaces with polypeptides and polynucleotides.  ...  Sch. of Sci., Osaka Univ., 3 Inst. for Radiation Sciences, Osaka Univ., 4 NIID) Glycans are deeply involved in biological phenomena by interacting with a lot of molecules on the cell membrane.  ... 
doi:10.2142/biophys.59.s1 fatcat:rsudhlmaanetrhmdxjgsiyorme

13th EBSA congress, July 24–28, 2021, Vienna, Austria

2021 European Biophysics Journal  
EBSA is also indebted to Springer-Nature, the publisher of the European Biophysics Journal (EBJ), for its commitment to disseminate Biophysics across Europe and beyond, with its support for our Congress  ...  Biophysics is contributing significantly, in close collaboration with so many other disciplines, to a solution of the Covid-19 problem, and we will have in Vienna a good selection of biophysical studies  ...  For quantification, we trained a deep neuronal network (3D U-NET).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00249-021-01558-w pmid:34245338 pmcid:PMC8272448 fatcat:z2svytd4kbamrmvarle4lxwtxm

Self-Organized Evolutionary Process in Sets of Interdependent Variables near the Midpoint of Phase Transition in K-Satisfiability [chapter]

Michael Korkin
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Ackerman, John T Strategic Studies Quarterly: An Air Force-Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic Professionals. Volume 2, Number 1 -7 Acuff, Hugh F  ...  with a single spray head/ion collection tube combination Lasers generating predominantly thermal energy are used in medicine and research for a variety of purposes including surgical excision, pan retinal  ...  In a network with arbitrary topology, arbitrary number of users, and arbitrary initial source rates, our proposed schemes guarantee all users' source rates to globally exponentially converge to an equilibrium  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45443-8_20 fatcat:ght26tu6avh57kkp54kifofaee

Advancing efficiency and robustness of neural networks for imaging

Konstantinos Kamnitsas, Benjamin Glocker, Daniel Rueckert
It investigates domain adaptation and introduces an architecture for adversarial networks tailored for adaptation of segmentation networks.  ...  It is shown that ensembling a set of models with diverse configurations mitigates this and improves generalization.  ...  Generative adversarial networks (GAN) (Goodfellow et al. [2014] ) have been recently applied to SSL with promising results.  ... 
doi:10.25560/80157 fatcat:mv3q2zargfamrifgqwfycd53mq

Thirteenth meeting of the European Neurological Society 14–18June 2003,Istanbul, Turkey

2003 Journal of Neurology  
The common binding partner was first identified as a receptor for the 66 extracellular amino acids of Nogo (Nog066) and was termed NgR.  ...  All 3 inhibitors bind NgR with similar mechanisms involved in the onset of migraine attacks and the interaction with migraine trigger factors.  ...  Since anticipation is observed in clinical as well as in electrophysiological parameters, it is unlikely that our results only reflect a bias due to increased attention for symptoms in the younger generation  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03160427 fatcat:dra3sin345hullyy7lbyrzyjsa

Abstracts of the Fifth International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science

Michael Adams, Giovanni Bosco, David Denlinger, Tarlochan Dhadialla, Linda Field, John Hildebrand, Anthony James, Michael Kanost, Nancy Moran, Alexander Raikhel, David Sattelle, Nicholas Strausfeld (+2 others)
2006 Journal of Insect Science  
Whv1.6 is encoded on a hypermolar segment in the CsIV genome, Segment W, which is also a nested segment.  ...  attention as potential targets for novel approaches for the control of malaria.  ...  A symmetrical region of 31 amino acid residues with central Pro is conserved in both caddisfly species.  ... 
doi:10.1673/2006_06_45.1 fatcat:fjpzdf4eh5h6lb54zgekrvcgg4

Poster Abstracts

2009 Integrative and Comparative Biology  
This differential sensitivity to corticosterone, coupled with a more persistent threat of infection in the Panamanian population, led to the hypothesis that tropical birds generally may decouple stress  ...  They have two generations of bunodont teeth and a primitive-heterodont dental formula (3-1-4-3).  ...  can be functionally subdivided into burst-generating neurons and a central timing network (CTN).  ... 
doi:10.1093/icb/icp003 fatcat:ogzq66svibfcjnht5szojhqk3q

The Defining and Shaping of the Contemporary Art Curator

Susan Ostling, University, My, Craig Douglas
Secondly, using interviews conducted with three 'independent' curators—Seth Siegelaub, Juliana Engberg and Charles Esche—I undertake discourse analyses, identifying a number of fields of discourse, which  ...  It is said curators are now far more linked to the internet and social networks, than to the interiors of museums; and most accounts see the contemporary art curator as caught in the flux of global cultural  ...  exploiting and refining different aspects of a developed tradition'.  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/3790 fatcat:sbgcmrqqafbspmwjzhbeg3hdhm

From Minimalism to Performance Art: Chris Burden, 1967–1971

Matthew Teti
In light of a wealth of new information about Burden and the atmosphere in which he was working in the late 1960s and early 1970s, this dissertation examines the artist's work in relation to West Coast  ...  He outfitted the locker above with a 5gallon jug of water and the locker below with an empty vessel of the same size, referring to himself as simply a filtration system for the water. 24 Burden had begun  ...  both physical risk for the participant, as well as partial sensory deprivation that disrupted the body's equilibrium.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8tf1dt2 fatcat:4x4zcda6pngvdc5xda2bojz6du

The Commedia's Metaphysics of Human Nature: Essays on Charity, Free Will and Ensoulment

Humberto Ballesteros
Thus the transumanar depicted by the last canticle, far from a rejection of worldly existence, rather implies a reencounter with those inalienably human characteristics, but on a higher plane.  ...  Donati, it is possible to conclude that the Commedia not only postulates a hierarchy of volitions as a necessary condition for human freedom, but also defines free will as the ability to formulate a self-forming  ...  , / alarga le toi retine, in pietanza, / chè soperchianza -m'ha vinto e stancato" [O Love, you who for a long time have led me / with a tight rein and without pause, / let your nets loose in pity, / for  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8d799h1 fatcat:eyzqs7trpfd2lc6avk2xfhi2d4