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Biomedical Imaging: Past, Present and Predictions

Richard A. ROBB, Richard A. ROBB
2006 Medical Imaging Technology  
Biomedical imaging has a long history, dating back several centuries if one considers the study of anatomy via cadaveric dissection and exploration in medieval autopsy theaters.  ...  (PET), ultrasound (US), etc.] along with computer reconstruction and rendering of multidimensional medical and histologic volume image data, obviate the need for physical dissection or abstract assembly  ...  Figure 6 . 6 Modern imaging system -a 64 row helical CT scanner -and examples of 3D and 4D volume rendered images.  ... 
doi:10.11409/mit.24.25 fatcat:js4jhvdznnb3jm735ridznuhqy

A survey of GPU-based medical image computing techniques

Lin Shi, Wen Liu, Heye Zhang, Yongming Xie, Defeng Wang
2012 Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery  
With the rapidly enhancing performances of graphics processors, improved programming support, and excellent price-to-performance ratio, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has emerged as a competitive parallel  ...  Within this survey, the continuous advancement of GPU computing is reviewed and the existing traditional applications in three areas of medical image processing, namely, segmentation, registration and  ...  Acknowledgements The work described in this paper was supported by a grant  ... 
doi:10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2012.08.02 pmid:23256080 pmcid:PMC3496509 fatcat:aco26l6qnfccrbjodilyweygzq

Open-source software in medical imaging: development of OsiriX

Osman Ratib, Antoine Rosset
2006 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
, 3D Viewer, 4D Viewer (3D series with temporal dimension, for example: Cardiac-CT) and 5D Viewer (3D series with temporal and functional dimensions, for example: Cardiac-PET-CT).  ...  The 3D Viewer offers all modern rendering modes: multiplanar reconstruction, surface rendering, volume rendering and maximum Intensity projection.  ...  of thin image slices used for generating 3D image and volume rendering of anatomical structures.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-006-0056-2 fatcat:px553mvucjgw3e47h5jrktpyhu

Image Guided Surgical Interventions

Douglas P. Perrin, Nikolay V. Vasilyev, Paul Novotny, Jeffrey Stoll, Robert D. Howe, Pierre E. Dupont, Ivan S. Salgo, Pedro J. del Nido
2009 Current problems in surgery  
Three-dimensional data sets require complex algorithms to transform or render the image data into graphical displays. The two options for rendering are surface and volume rendering.  ...  Volume rendering is the process of assigning each voxel within a 3D volume of image data an opacity or color using a transfer function that is based on the value of each voxel as measured by the imaging  ...  event. • Image registration-refers to the aligning of coordinate frames of two or more image sets from different imaging modalities to produce a composite or multimodal image. • Image contrast-ability  ... 
doi:10.1067/j.cpsurg.2009.04.001 pmid:19651287 fatcat:oiojybbztrcejpgdskq33wmrhu

Towards the Virtual Physiological Human [article]

Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Benjamin Gilles, Hervé Delingette, Andrea Giachetti, Marco Agus
2007 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
We will focus on the computer graphics aspects involved in medical modelling/ simulation: deformable model-based segmentation, mesh optimisation, data fusion, interactive mechanical simulation, cost-efficient  ...  Examples will be given in the musculoskeletal, cardiac and neurological domains. All speakers are partners of the EU project "3D Anatomical Human" led by MIRALab - University of Geneva.  ...  voxel data, the volume can be rendered with traditional computer graphics methods.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egt.20071062 fatcat:iyybqfp4nnadhfkaeagp6qr63q

Principles and Applications of Medical Virtual Environments [article]

F. P. Vidal, F. Bello, K. Brodlie, N.W. John, D. Gould, R. Phillips, N. J. Avis
2004 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
The report begins with a description of the commonly used imaging modalities and then details the software algorithms and hardware that allows visualization of and interaction with this data.  ...  The medical domain offers many excellent opportunities for the application of computer graphics, visualization, and virtual environments, offering the potential to help improve healthcare and bring benefits  ...  As the volume rendered data is rotated it is necessary to swap between the three data sets which are used in the rendering calculation.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egst.20041024 fatcat:of4sims3trcb5cuyyqjx7omoa4

Industrial and Project Presentations [article]

Felipe A. Lozano, Francisco Serón
2003 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
This volume contains the Industrial and Project Presentations for the 24th annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, EUROGRAPHICS´03, held in Granada, Spain, between the 1st  ...  and 6th of September 2003.  ...  We thank our project partners Acknowledgements The GAMA project is being supported by grants 1FD97-2158-C04-01 and TIC2002-04166-C03-01 from the European Community and the Spanish Ministry of Science  ... 
doi:10.2312/egid.20031006 fatcat:loh7chebubg2vatd5syfugub24

Graphics, Vision, and Visualization in Medical Imaging: A State of the Art Report [article]

Norberto Ezquerra, Isabel Navazo, Tahia Infantes Morris, Eva Monclus
1999 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
, through graphics and visualization, to the integration of creative immersion and robotics-based mechanisms for interactively manipulating the information.  ...  With this in mind, the purpose of this state-of-the-art (STAR) report is two-fold.  ...  STAR -State of the Art Report  Ezquerra 1999. functions are used within the framework of direct volume rendering with the objective of separating different regions of the data by specifying distinct color  ... 
doi:10.2312/egst.19991067 fatcat:xb3sv64whrh4vj22a6caleffby

Monte-Carlo simulations and image reconstruction for novel imaging scenarios in emission tomography

John E. Gillam, Magdalena Rafecas
2016 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment  
The effect of device modification on the final image can be understood through both the way in which data are gathered, using simulation, and the way in which the image is formed from that data, or image  ...  Emission imaging incorporates both the development of dedicated devices for data acquisition as well as algorithms for recovering images from that data.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank P. Aguiar, K. Breziński, P.G. Ortega, S. España, P. Segars and M. Zvolsky for providing useful information and material.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nima.2015.09.084 fatcat:ilhsb73fgra6jkarz2rk6lq6km

The Digital Fish Library: Using MRI to Digitize, Database, and Document the Morphological Diversity of Fish

Rachel M. Berquist, Kristen M. Gledhill, Matthew W. Peterson, Allyson H. Doan, Gregory T. Baxter, Kara E. Yopak, Ning Kang, H. J. Walker, Philip A. Hastings, Lawrence R. Frank, Andrew Iwaniuk
2012 PLoS ONE  
Obtaining access to specimens for research, however, is not always practical and frequently conflicts with the need to maintain the physical integrity of specimens and the collection as a whole.  ...  Citation: Berquist RM, Gledhill KM, Peterson MW, Doan AH, Baxter GT, et al. (2012) The Digital Fish Library: Using MRI to Digitize, Database, and Document the Morphological Diversity of Fish.  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful to the CFMRI for providing access to their high-field MRI scanners and Cameron Perry, Miriam Scadeng (UCSD), Dexter Walpole The Digital Fish Library PLoS ONE | www.plosone.org  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034499 pmid:22493695 pmcid:PMC3321017 fatcat:syy2qimqnral7gvovozvfnex6y

Biosensing and Actuation—Platforms Coupling Body Input-Output Modalities for Affective Technologies

Miquel Alfaras, William Primett, Muhammad Umair, Charles Windlin, Pavel Karpashevich, Niaz Chalabianloo, Dionne Bowie, Corina Sas, Pedro Sanches, Kristina Höök, Cem Ersoy, Hugo Gamboa
2020 Sensors  
These couplings lie within the creation of design toolkits that have the potential to render rich embodied interactions to the designer/user. As a result we introduce the concept of "orchestration".  ...  We present an overview of biosignals that have become standard in low-cost physiological monitoring and show how these can be matched with methods and engagements used by interaction designers skilled  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors would like to thank the whole AffecTech consortium for valuable scientific discussion and in particular researcher A.Patanè on the potential use of Deep Learning techniques.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20215968 pmid:33105545 fatcat:2ozuyxucxvcaxlif4pigftmb3u

Abstracts (Continue in Part XXXIII)

1996 Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine  
Using a lower resolution phase map obtained from the central portion of partial Fourier data, results in a poor correction.  ...  One solution is to use a three-point phase measurement to unwrap each pixel independently, but this increases the number of images required.  ...  Acknowledgements This project was supported in part by a Special Opportunities Award from the Whitaker Foundation, and by NIH lP41 RRO7723-03.  ... 
doi:10.1002/mrmp.22419960133 fatcat:qeadomlnojcy7fzo4lmbpjl7oq

Automatic alignment of standard views in 3D echocardiograms using real-time tracking

Fredrik Orderud, Hans Torp, Stein Inge Rabben, Stephen A. McAleavey, Jan D'hooge
2009 Medical Imaging 2009: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing  
The main goal of this thesis has been to explore the possibilities of using state estimation methods for segmentation and tracking of structures in volumetric data with deformable models.  ...  The modality is unique in that it allows for real-time imaging of the heart, using portable equipment.  ...  and Technology (NTNU) for access to the datasets used.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.805380 fatcat:yyzsi6dvsrhclhmqjo5axjigqi

A combined local and global motion estimation and compensation method for cardiac CT

Qiulin Tang, Beshan Chiang, Akinola Akinyemi, Alexander Zamyatin, Bibo Shi, Satoru Nakanishi, Bruce R. Whiting, Christoph Hoeschen
2014 Medical Imaging 2014: Physics of Medical Imaging  
We use graphics processing unit rendering for real-time performance.  ...  Mistretta, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States) 4D DSA a new method for creating a time series of 3D angiographic volumes using the data normally acquired for a rotational 3D DSA volume.  ...  This is a manual process and can be time consuming in cases where several sections using different stains are required.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2043492 fatcat:fyzpc5m6jbh7fjohqpdmtzkhte

State of the Art of Audio- and Video-Based Solutions for AAL

Slavisa ALeksic, Michael Atanasov, Jean Calleja Agius, Kenneth Camilleri, Anto Čartolovni, Pau Climent-Pérez, Sara Colantonio, Stefania Cristina, Vladimir Despotovic, Hazım Kemal Ekenel, Ekrem Erakin, Francisco Florez-Revuelta (+27 others)
2022 Zenodo  
AAL capitalizes on the growing pervasiveness and effectiveness of sensing and computing facilities to supply the persons in need with smart assistance, by responding to their necessities of autonomy, independence  ...  Moreover, they are conceived to be intelligent, to be able to learn and adapt to the requirements and requests of the assisted people, and to synchronise with their specific needs.  ...  Research into sign languages has been growing with the advances in computer graphics, computer vision, neural networks, and hardware devices.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6390708 fatcat:6qfwqd2v2rhe5iuu5zgz77ay4i
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