1st Edition

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: VipIMAGE 2011

Edited By João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge Copyright 2011
    460 Pages
    by CRC Press

    460 Pages
    by CRC Press

    This book contains invited lecturers and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2011 - III ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Olhão, Algarve, Portugal, 12-14 October 2011). International contributions from 16 countries provide a comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art in: 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; Medical Imaging; 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 also covered in this book include the level set method, finite element method, modal analyses, stochastic methods, principal and independent components analyses and distribution models. Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing - VIPIMAGE 2011 will be useful to academics, researchers and professionals in Computational Vision (Image Processing and Analysis), Computer Sciences, Computational Mechanics and Medicine.



    Invited lectures

    Thematic sessions

    Scientific committee

    Invited lecturers

    Towards human-sequence evaluation, C. Fernandez, J. Gonzalez & X. Roca

    Finite-context models for image compression, A.J. Pinho

    Learning classifier families for object detection and parameter estimation, S. Sclaroff, A. Thangali, Q. Yuan & V. Ablavsky

    Contributed papers

    Generation of planar radiographs from 3D anatomical models using the GPU, A.S. Cardoso, D.C. Moura & J.G. Barbosa

    An on-line system for medical and biological image sharing, G.M. Porcides, L.A.P. Neves, L.C.M. de Aquino & G.A. Giraldi

    Stapes replacement-different ways to replace its function, F. Gentil, C. Garbe, M. Parente, P. Martins, R.N. Jorge & J. Paco

    Vision-based hand segmentation techniques for human-robot interaction for real-time applications, P. Trigueiros, F. Ribeiro & G. Lopes

    Database implementation for clinical and computer assisted diagnosis of dermoscopic images, B.S.R. Amorim, T. Mendonca, A.R.S. Marcal, J.S. Marques & J. Rozeira

    The finite element analysis of skull deformation after correction of scaphocephaly, W. Wolański, M. Gzik, E. Kawlewska, D. Larysz & P. Larysz

    Modeling and simulation of trigonocephaly correction with use of Finite Elements Method, M. Gzik, W. Wolański, E. Kawlewska, K. Kawlewski & D. Larysz

    Computer-aided diagnosis of dementia using medical imaging processing and artificial neural networks, G. Gavidia, R. Lopez & E. Soudah

    Automated extraction of the Femoral Shaft Axis and its distal entry point from full and reduced 3D models, S. Van Cauter, M. De Beule, A. Van Haver, P. Verdonk & B. Verhegghe

    Facial expression recognition using MPEG-4 FAP-based 3D MMM, H. Ujir & M. Spann

    Using aerial photographs and characteristic points for automatic estimation of altitude of the references points, M.A.P. Domiciano, E.H. Shiguemori, O.D. Zaloti Jr. & L.A.V. Dias

    Simple and fast shape based image retrieval, J.F. Nunes, P.M. Moreira & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    Bone registration using a robotic ultrasound probe, P.M.B. Torres, P.J.S. Goncalves & J.M.M. Martins

    The use of 3D mandibular movement simulation in total denture construction, P. Fonseca, J. Reis-Campos, M.H. Figueiral, N. Viriato & M.A.P. Vaz

    A practical and robust image processing method for evaluating the External Apical Root Resorption, S. Alves, N.G. de Posada & M.A.G. Lopez

    Preliminary study of the clinical application of the Clinical Decision Support System ORAD II in a university dental clinic, A.F. Simoes, A. Correia, T. Marques & R. Figueiredo

    Medicine application of laser holography and speckle interferometry, V.A. Antonov, M.H. Grosmann, A.I. Larkin, A.V. Osintsev & V.P. Schepinov

    Image processing techniques in the analysis of the stresses exerted on the abutment tooth for a Removable Partial Denture, M.J. Santos, M.H. Figueiral, A. Correia, J.M. Monteiro & M.A.P. Vaz

    Current quality control procedures in Digital Radiography, S.D. Kordolaimi, A.-L.N. Salvara & M.E. Lyra

    Image segmentation algorithms on female pelvic ultrasound images, P.F. Silva, Z. Ma & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    Image segmentation algorithms and their use on doppler images, T.D.C.A. Silva, Z. Ma & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    Morphometric and immunohistochemical image analysis in pre-pubertal lamb testes after prenatal betamethasone treatment, G. Pedrana, E. Souza, M.H. Viotti, C. Trouche, D. Sloboda & G.B. Martin

    Colourquantisation as a preprocessing step for image segmentation, H. Palus & M. Frąckiewicz

    Reconstruction of a stratified flow inside a duct using X-ray transform for constant by parts functions, A.R. Teixeira & N.C. Roberty

    Parallelization environment of digital images processing for medical applications, C.A.B. Pariente & P.E. Ambrosio

    Fovea and optic disc detection in retinal images, J. Pinao & C.M. Oliveira

    Displacement measurements with block motion algorithms, G. Almeida, J. Fonseca & F. Melicio

    Automatic segmentation of the secondary austenite-phase island precipitates in a superduplex stainless steel weld metal, V.H.C. Albuquerque, R.Y.M. Nakamura, J.P. Papa, C.C. Silva & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    Discrete t-norms in noisy image edge detection, M. Gonzalez-Hidalgo, S. Massanet & A. Mir

    An object-based image analysis approach to spine detection in CT images, M. Schwier, T. Chitiboi, L. Bornemann & H.K. Hahn

    Comparing different filtering and enhancement methods to evaluate the impact on the geometry reconstruction for medical images, A.J. Joao, A.M. Gambaruto & A. Sequeira

    Fast identification of individuals based on iris characteristics for biometric systems, J.G. Rogeri, M.A. Pontes, A.S. Pereira, N. Marranghello, A.F. Araujo & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    Monitoring feet temperature using thermography, D. Bento, F.C. Monteiro & A.I. Pereira

    Identification of foliar diseases in cotton crop, A.A. Bernardes, J.G. Rogeri, N. Marranghello, A.S. Pereira, A.F. Araujo & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    A local invariant features approach for classifying acrosome integrity in boar spermatozoa, L.F. Robles, V. Gonzalez-Castro, O. Garcia-Olalla, M.T. Garcia-Ordas & E. Alegre

    Analysis of mixing of a clothoid based passive micromixer: A numerical study, F. Pennella, S. Ripandelli, L. Ridolfi, F. Mastrangelo, M.A. Deriu, F.M. Montevecchi, U. Morbiducci, M. Rasponi, M. Rossi & C.J. Kahler

    Flow visualization of trace particles and Red Blood Cells in a microchannel with a diverging and converging bifurcation, V. Leble, C. Fernandes, R. Dias, R. Lima, T. Ishikawa, Y. Imai & T. Yamaguchi

    Does fluid shear stress represent the degree of a Red Blood Cell deformation? M. Nakamura & S. Wada

    Flow of Red Blood Cells through a microfluidic extensional device: An image analysis assessment, T. Yaginuma, A.I. Pereira, P.J. Rodrigues, R. Lima, M.S.N. Oliveira, T. Ishikawa & T. Yamaguchi

    An automatic method to track Red Blood Cells in microchannels, D. Pinho, F. Gayubo, A. Isabel & R. Lima

    Speech articulation assessment using dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques, S.R. Ventura, M.J.M. Vasconcelos, D.R. Freitas, I.M. Ramos & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    The breast lesions characterization by b values variation in the DW-Magnetic Resonance Imaging, A.A. Fernandes, M.B. Ribeiro, J.C. Janardo, S.D. Jaguegivane & M.E. Pereira

    Efficient lesion segmentation using Support Vector Machines, J.-B. Fiot, L.D. Cohen, P. Raniga & J. Fripp

    Multimodality imaging population analysis using manifold learning, J.-B. Fiot, L.D. Cohen, P. Bourgeat, P. Raniga, O. Acosta, V. Villemagne, O. Salvado & J. Fripp

    2D MRI brain segmentation by using feasibility constraints, V. Pedoia, E. Binaghi, S. Balbi, A. De Benedictis, E. Monti & R. Minotto

    Stochastic bone remodeling process: From isotropy to anisotropy, N. Mellouli & A. Ricordeau

    Carotid artery atherosclerosis plaque analysis using CT and histology, F. Santos, A. Joutsen, J. Salenius & H. Eskola

    Level set framework for detecting arterial lumen in ultrasound images, A.R. Abdel-Dayem

    Micromovement measurements of endosseous dental implants with 3D Digital Image Correlation (DIC) method, A.T. Rodrigues, B.A. Neto & C.P. Nicolau

    Monte Carlo simulation of PET images for injection dose optimization, J. Boldyš, J. Dvořak, O. Bělohlavek & M. Skopalova

    The use of medical thermal imaging in obstetrics, R. Simoes & C. Nogueira-Silva

    Analysis system of sudomotor function using digital image processing, J.L. Quintero, E. Nava & M.S. Dawid

    3D geometry reconstruction from gray and RGB medical images, P. Talaia, M. Parente, A. Fernandes & R.N. Jorge

    The breast phantom construction for a research purpose, M. Ribeiro, J. O’Neill & J. Mauricio

    Engineer methods of assistance of toraco-chirurgical operation, B. Gzik-Zroska, W. Wolański, M. Gzik & J. Dzielicki

    Stress analysis of the tympanic membrane through image, C. Garbe, M. Parente, P. Martins, R.N. Jorge, F. Gentil & J. Paco

    Simulation and modeling the thermal behaviour of textile structures, M.J. Geraldes, L. Hes & M. Araujo

    Reaction force produced in the coccyx in different degrees of prolapse, T.H. Da Roza, R.N. Jorge, M. Parente, T. Mascarenhas, J. Loureiro & S. Duarte

    Texture analysis and pattern recognition in X-band SAR images for urban forestry, S. Canale, A. De Santis, D. Iacoviello, F. Pirri & S. Sagratella

    Cosmo-Skymed SAR data for urgency situations-study of a real case, R.L. Paes, E.H. Shiguemori, M. Habermann, A.M.R. Neto & R.M. Andrade

    Using satellite imagery to develop a detailed and updated map of imperviousness to improve flood risk management in the city of Lisbon, T. Santos, S. Freire, J.A. Tenedorio & A. Fonseca

    Feature extraction from satellite imagery and LiDAR to update exposure to tsunami and improve risk assessment in dynamic urban areas, S. Freire, T. Santos & J.A. Tenedorio

    Situational awareness on Rio de Janeiro’s terrain sliding using Cosmo-Skymed data-study of a real case, R.L. Paes, O.D. Zaloti Jr., F.M. Barros & C.H.L. Ribeiro

    Identification of wildfire precursor conditions: Linking satellite based fire and soil moisture data, C. Aubrecht, C.D. Elvidge, K.E. Baugh & S. Hahn

    Development of an automated procedure for a patient specific segmentation of the human femur body from CT scan images, D. Almeida, J. Folgado, P.R. Fernandes & R.B. Ruben

    Pseudo Fuzzy colour calibration for sport video segmentation, C.B. Santiago, A. Sousa & L.P. Reis

    Combining hierarchical watershed metrics and Normalized Cut for image segmentation, T.W. Pinto & M.A.G. de Carvalho

    A comparison between segmentation algorithms for urinary bladder on T2-weighted MR images, Z. Ma, R.N. Jorge & J.M.R.S. Tavares

    Computational algorithms for the segmentation of the human ear, E.M. Barroso, Z. Ma, J.M.R.S. Tavares & F. Gentil

    Evaluation of wavelets in noise reduction of Electromyographic signals, F. Ballesteros & J. de Castro

    Assessing the detection of embolic signals using continuous wavelet transform, I.B. Goncalves, A. Leiria & M.M.M. Moura

    Comparison between some time-frequency analysis methods on electromyography (EMG) signal, H.A. Weiderpass, C.G.F. Pachi, J.F. Yamamoto, I.C.N. Sacco, A. Hamamoto & A.N. Onodera

    A new interface for manual segmentation of dermoscopic images, P.M. Ferreira, T. Mendonca, P. Rocha & J. Rozeira

    InVesalius-An open-source imaging application, T.F. de Moraes, P.H.J. Amorim, F.S. Azevedo & J.V.L. da Silva

    GPU acceleration of legendre moments as biomarkers of bone tissue, J.A. Lachiondo & M. Ujaldon

    On the accurate classification of bone tissue images, J.E. Gil, J.P. Aranda, E. Merida-Casermeiro & M. Ujaldon

    Automated quantification of histone relocation in cell nuclei, T. Ries, C. Dietz, M. Horn, O. Deussen, M. Leist, T. Waldmann & D. Merhof

    An automated vehicle counting system from UAV images, A.M.R. Neto, E.H. Shiguemori & A.P.A. de Castro

    Tracking rural and urban landmarks for UAV autonomous navigation, R.M. Andrade, E.H. Shiguemori & A.P.A. de Castro



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