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Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing
VipIMAGE 2009

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ISBN 9780415570411
Published September 30, 2009 by CRC Press
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Book Description

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, VIPIMAGE 2009 contains the full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2009 - Second ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, held in Porto, Portugal, on 14-16 October 2009. International contributions from twenty countries provide a comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art in the fields of:
Image Processing and Analysis;
Tracking and Analyze Objects in Images;
Segmentation of Objects in Images;
3D Vision;
Signal Processing;
Data Interpolation, Registration, Acquisition and Compression;
Objects Simulation;
Virtual Reality;
Software Development for Image Processing and Analysis;
Computer Aided Diagnosis, Surgery, Therapy and Treatment;
Computational Bioimaging and Visualization;
Telemedicine Systems and their Applications.

Related techniques covered in Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, VIPIMAGE 2009 include the level set method, finite element method, modal analyses, stochastic methods, principal and independent components analyses and distribution models. The volume will be useful to academics, researchers and professionals in Computational Vision (image processing and analysis), Computer Sciences, Computational Mechanics and Medicine.

Table of Contents

Invited lectures 
Thematic sessions 
Scientific committee

Regular sessions

Spatial distribution of mechanical vaginal closure pressures using quadrant  probe in comparison to ultrasound imaging, S. Omata & C.E. Constantinou
From medical images to simulations: 4D MRI flow analysis, E. Soudah, J. Penneçot, J.S. Perez & E. Oñate
Numerical simulation of blood flow, L.C. Sousa, C.F. Castro & C.C. António
Segmentation of thermal liver lesions for CT-based radiofrequency ablation assessment, J.H. Moltz, B. Geisler, L. Bornemann, A. Weihusen & H.-O. Peitgen
Photoacoustic tomography of small animals and organs, M. Holotta, R. Esterhammer, P. Torbica, J. Völkl, C. Kremser, W. Jaschke, H. Grossauer, M. Haltmeier, O. Scherzer, R. Nuster, G. Paltauf & P. Burgholzer
Fusion of high spatial and spectral resolution CBERS-2B data for a better knowledge of urban area in South Portugal, A.M. Santos, J.P. Monteiro, R. Hugman & E.R.S. Santos
Performance of undecimated filter banks for microcalcifications detection, H. de Jesús Ochoa Domínguez, O.O.V. Villegas, L.O. Máynez, D.E.G. Casas & V.G.C. Sánchez
Development of an Image Cleaner Software to eliminate reflections for PIV applications, A.A. Pineda-Hernández, C.C. Gutiérrez-Torres, J.A. Jiménez-Bernal, E.E. Domínguez-Ontiveros & Y.A. Hassan
A complex network approach to texture applied to medical image classification, W.N. Gonçalves, B.B. Machado, João do E.S.B. Neto & O.M. Bruno
Model-based segmentation and image fusion of 3D computed tomography and 3D ultrasound of the eye for radiotherapy planning, M.B. Cuadra, S. Gorthi, F.I. Karahanoglu, F. Salvador, A. Pica, H.P. Do, A. Balmer, F. Munier & J.-Ph. Thiran
Automated detection of clustered microcalcifications on mammograms with heterogeneous image properties, P. Bosco
Femur surface reconstruction and compression using curved Point-Normal triangles, P. Teodoro, P. Pires, J. Martins & J. Sá da Costa 
A robust edge detection algorithm based on a fuzzy mathematical morphology using uninorms (3MM-U morphology), M. González-Hidalgo, A.M. Torres & D. Ruiz-Aguilera
A novel approach to the generation of hippocampal templates for the automatic analysis of the hippocampal region, M. Aiello, M. Esposito, F. Isgrò, M. Santoro, P. Calvini, A. Chincarini, G. Gemme, S. Squarcia & S. Tangaro
Automatic nuclei cell counting in low-resolution fluorescence images, T. Brouard & A. Chantôme
Fractal based dimensionality reduction of Hyperspectral data using power spectrum method, J.K. Ghosh & K. Mukherjee
Effective computer driven tracing of retinal vessel network, N. Egidi, P. Maponi, R. Giansanti & A. Zaia
Volume measurement and center detection of liver tumor from CT-scans, T.B. Saïd, F. Chaieb, F. Ghorbel, V. Burdin & O. Azaiz
A three-dimensional geometric model of a hip joint presenting a femoral head deformity based on radial magnetic resonance arthrography images, D.S. Lopes, J.P. Jorge, E.B. Pires, F.M.F. Simões & P.A. Rego
Thresholding of Micro-CT images for morphological analysis of trabecular bone specimens, F. Marinozzi, D. Iacoviello, A. Marinozzi, F. Bini, E. Pepe, L. Angeloni & R. Bedini
Improving spatial and spectral resolution of satellite images, M. Abadi, E. Grandchamp & M. Khoudeir
Nuclear segmentation for high magnification of histology samples, A. Nedzved & V. Starovoitov
Integration of a 3D medical visualization system and a robotic system to support orthopaedic surgery, F. Blanco, P.J.S. Goncalves, J.M.M. Martins & J.R.C. Pinto
Error analysis on curvature-based crest lines extraction on iso-surface of medical CT data, I.Y. Liao, P. Zheng & B. Belaton
Amputee skin deformation maps using Dynamic Roentgen Stereogrammetric imaging, G. Papaioannou, G. Fiedler, C. Mitrogiannis & G. Nianios
Stochastic modelling of diffusion systems. Video image simulation of tubulin diffusion in cytoplasm: A case study, P. Lecca, L. Dematté, M. Lecca & C. Priami
KM and KHM clustering techniques for colour image quantisation, M. Fr¸ackiewicz & H. Palus
Multicriterion segmentation for lung nodule detection in computed tomography, V.O. Campos, R.Q. Feitosa, A.C. Silva & R.A. Nunes
Handwriting spirals and human hand movement analysis, S.M.V. Semedo, F. Vistulo de Abreu & A. Veiga
The effect of hinged ankle-foot orthoses on the gait cycle in children with cerebral palsy. An EMG, kinetic and three-dimensional kinematical analysis—three clinical studies, A.F. Antunes, J.P. Vilas-Boas & F. Sousa
Validation of a complete human model using gait simulation, N.M.J. Oliveira, I.M.S. Vieira & M.A. Marques
Simulation of a frontal kick using SIMTK, N.T.P.A. Fernandes, M. Andrade & M.A. Marques 
An analysis on segmentation methods for skin lesions, A.F. de Araújo, A.S. Pereira, N. Marranghello, T. Dócusse & João Manuel R.S. Tavares
Referential geometrical entities for reverse modeling of geometry of femur, M. Stojkovic, M. Trajanovic, N. Vitkovic, J. Milovanovic, S. Arsic & M. Mitkovic
Synthetic 4D phase contrast MRI datasets: A CFD-based approach for the validation of advanced fluid-dynamics calculations in vivo, R. Ponzini, U. Morbiducci, G. Rizzo, M. Cadioli, F. Iannaccone, R. Vismara & A. Redaelli
Biomechanics of handwriting, G.M. Azeredo, T. Pereira & M.A. Marques
Dynamic evaluation and comparative analysis in ballet step sequences using ‘‘OpenSim’’, C.G. Silva, M.V. Almeida & M.A. Marques
Automatic detection and tracking of handball players, A. Sousa, C. Santiago, L.P. Reis & M.L. Estriga
Anatomic model study of a patient with muscular dysfunction on lower limbs, D.M. Correia, J.A. Araújo, R.S. Pinho & M.A. Marques
An interactive system for content-based image retrieval, J.M. Torres, L.P. Reis & D. Hutchison
Applications of machine learning algorithms for individual recognition and facial expressions classification, B.M. Faria, N. Lau & L.P. Reis
Finite element modeling of scaffolds for minor maxillofacial bone augmentation, F.V. Antunes, M.C. Gaspar, A.I. Silva, C. Calado & J. Julião
Semi-automatic quantification of the epicardial fat in CT images, B. Figueiredo, J.G. Barbosa, N. Bettencourt & João Manuel R.S. Tavares
On building photographic portraits using statistical techniques, R. Roque, A. Puga, E. Carrapatoso & F. Barbosa
Geometric analysis of female pelvic floor muscles by using manual segmentation, T.H. Da Roza, R.M. Natal Jorge, M. Parente, João Manuel R.S. Tavares, C. Saleme, M.P. Barbosa, A.L.S. Filho, T. Mascarenhas & J. Loureiro
Analysis of the fibers direction in the tympanic membrane, C. Garbe, F. Gentil, M.P.L. Parente, P. Martins, R.M. Natal Jorge & S. Santos
Construction of a 3D model for the female pelvic organs, A.J.C. Arteiro, M.P.L. Parente, R.M. Natal Jorge, A.A. Fernandes & T. Mascarenhas
A versatile matching algorithm based on dynamic programming with circular order preserving, Francisco P.M. Oliveira, João Manuel R.S. Tavares & Todd C. Pataky
Construction of a 3D model from medical images: Application to knee joint, H. Mata, R.M. Natal Jorge, S. Santos, A. Sousa & F. Raposo
A novel method to segment the levator ani muscles in MR images, Zhen Ma, João Manuel R.S. Tavares & R.M. Natal Jorge
3D reconstruction of human temporomandibular structure, V.L. Trindade, R.M. Natal Jorge & S. Santos
Spectral imaging of retinal tissue oxygenation, E. Ohel, S. Rotman, D.G. Blumberg & N. Belfair
Automatic segmentation of the optic radiation using DTI in glaucoma patients, A. El-Rafei, J. Hornegger, T. Engelhorn, A. Dörfler, S. Wärntges & G. Michelson 

Comparison between Kalman and unscented Kalman filters in tracking applications of computational vision, Raquel R. Pinho & João Manuel R.S. Tavares

Thematic session on computer vision in robotics

Model based localization for a mobile robot in an indoor environment, F. Valente & M. Ramalho
Obtaining the distance map for perspective vision systems, A.J.R. Neves, D.A. Martins & A.J. Pinho
Real-time vision in the RoboCup—Robotic Soccer international competitions, L.P. Reis, A.J.R. Neves & A. Sousa

Thematic session on imaging of biological flows trends and challenges

Diffusion in concentrated suspensions of biological cells, T. Ishikawa
X-ray micro-imaging of various bio-fluid flows, S.J. Lee
Patient-specific blood flow analysis of pulmonary artery affected by severe
deformations of the lung 335
J.-J. Christophe, N. Matsuki, T. Yamaguchi, T. Ishikawa, Y. Imai, M. Thiriet & K. Takase
Motions of particles and red blood cells in a bifurcation: Comparison between experiments and numerical simulations, M. Lagoela, B. Oliveira, D. Cidre, C. Fernandes, C. Balsa, R. Lima, R. Dias, T. Ishikawa, Y. Imai & T. Yamaguchi
In silico multiscale study of the hemodynamics in a human carotid bifurcation model, D. Gallo, D. Massai, F. Consolo, A. Satriano, F.M. Montevecchi, U. Morbiducci, R. Ponzini, L. Antiga & A. Redaelli
Influence of blood rheology on bulk flow in carotid bifurcation: A numerical study, D. Massai, D. Gallo, A. Satriano, F.M. Montevecchi, U. Morbiducci, R. Ponzini, L. Antiga & A. Redaelli
Helical blood flow in the human aorta quantified by Phase Contrast MRI, U. Morbiducci, F.M. Montevecchi, R. Ponzini, G. Rizzo, M. Cadioli, A. Esposito, F. De Cobelli, A. Del Maschio & A. Redaelli
Determination of the cell-free layer in circular PDMS microchannels. T. Cerdeira, F. Monteiro, R. Lima, M. Oliveira, T. Ishikawa, Y. Imai & T. Yamaguchi
Flow of a blood analogue solution through microfabricated hyperbolic contractions, P.C. Sousa, I.S. Pinho, F.T. Pinho, M.S.N. Oliveira & M.A. Alves
Thematic session on processing and classification of satellite imagery Texture analysis of SPOT5 data for land cover mapping on the metropolitan area of Lisbon, N. Gaspar, J.A. Tenedório, L. Dias, T. Santos & J. Rocha
Evaluating the effectiveness of Landsat TM images classification for Pittosporum undulatum mapping in Pico da Vara Protected Area (S. Miguel Island, Azores Archipelago), A. Gil
High-level geospatial modeling of population patterns for exposure and impact assessment, C. Aubrecht, M. Köstl & K. Steinnocher

Thematic session on small animal imaging trends and techniques

Molecular optical imaging of hypoxia using genetic biosensors, P. Iglesias & J.A. Costoya
Evaluation of the respiratory motion effect on small animal PET images, S. Branco
3D volume modeling of fossil small mammal teeth using micro CT and object based image analysis, P. Hofmann, R. Marschallinger & G. Daxner-Höck

Thematic session on texture image analysis methods and applications

Fast texture analysis via Zernike moments on graphics processors, M.J. Martín-Requena & M. Ujaldón
Clinical applicability of MRI texture analysis, L. Harrison, K.K. Holli, A.-L. Lääperi, S. Soimakallio, P. Dastidar & H. Eskola
Texture analysis of microscopic liver images by a level set approach, D. Iacoviello
Fractal’s lacunarity analysis of trabecular bone in RM images, A. Zaia, R. Rossi, N. Egidi & P. Maponi
Identification of suspicious masses in mammography, D. Iacoviello & P. Pellegrini
Fractal, multifractal and lacunarity measurement in image texture analysis: A short review, R. Lopes, N. Betrouni & P. Dubois
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