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Information Processing in Medical Imaging : 15th International Conference, Ipmi'97, Poultney, Vermont, Usa, June 9-13, 1997, Proceedings - James Duncan

Information Processing in Medical Imaging

15th International Conference, Ipmi'97, Poultney, Vermont, Usa, June 9-13, 1997, Proceedings

By: James Duncan (Editor), Gene Gindi (Editor)


Published: 21st May 1997
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging, IPMI'97, held in Poultney, Vermont, USA, in June 1997.
The 27 revised full papers presented were selected from a total of 96 submissions; also included are 31 poster presentations. The book is divided into topical sections on shape models and matching, novel imaging methods, segmentation, image quality and statistical character of measured data, registration/mapping, statistical models in functional neuroimaging, and MR analysis and processing.

Automatic Construction of Eigenshape Models by Genetic Algorithmp. 1
Quadratic Variation of Deformationsp. 15
The Softassign Procrustes Matching Algorithmp. 29
Acoustic and Elastic Imaging to Model Disease- Induced Changes in Soft Tissue Structurep. 43
2D Intravascular E.I.T. Using a Non-iterative Non-linear Reconstruction Algorithmp. 57
Optimal Data Types in Optical Tomographyp. 71
Using Spatial-Temporal Images for Analysis of Gated Cardiac Tomographic Data: The "M-Mode" Revisitedp. 85
Automated Segmentation of Brain Exterior in MR Images Driven by Empirical Procedures of Anatomical Knowledgep. 99
Automated 3D Segmentation Using Deformable Models and Fuzzy Affinityp. 113
Segmentation of Medical Image Objects Using Deformable Shape Locip. 127
Mapping the Cerebral Sulci: Application to Morphological Analysis of the Cortex and to Non-Rigid Registrationp. 141
Bayesian Detection of Random Signals on Random Backgroundsp. 155
Approximate Distributions for Maximum Likelihood and Maximum a Posteriori Estimates Under a Gaussian Noise Modelp. 167
Continuous Gaussian Mixture Modelingp. 176
New Statistical Models for Randoms- Precorrected PET Scansp. 190
Registration of 3D Medical Images Using Simple Morphological Toolsp. 204
Deformation for Image- Guided Interventions Using a Three Component Tissue Modelp. 218
Registration of Abdominal CT and SPECT Images Using Compton Scatter Datap. 232
Definition of Volume Transformations for Volume Interactionp. 245
Nonlinear Versus Linear Models in Functional Neuroimaging: Learning Curves and Generalization Crossoverp. 259
Synthetic Resampling Methods for Variance Estimation in Parametric Imagesp. 271
Space- Time Statistical Model for Functional MRI Image Sequencesp. 285
Jackknifing a Normal Database for Regional Cerebral Blood Flow SPECT Obtained Using Principal Componentsp. 299
Generating 3D Cardiac Material Markers Using Tagged MRIp. 313
Identification of Myocardial Tags in Tagged MR Images Without Prior Knowledge of Myocardial Contoursp. 327
An Autofocus Algorithm for the Automatic Correction of Motion Artifacts in MR Imagesp. 341
Measurement of Global and Regional Cerebral Volume Changes by Integrating Boundary Shifts Between Registered Serial 3D MR Scansp. 355
Automatic Detection of Sulcal Bottom Lines in MR Images of the Human Brainp. 369
Segmentation and Interpretation of MR Brain Images Using an Improved Knowledge- Based Active Shape Modelp. 375
Gaussian Random Fields on Sub-manifolds for Characterizing Brain Surfacesp. 381
Fuzzy Logic Approach to 3D Magnetic Resonance Image Segmentationp. 387
Comparison of Traditional Brain Segmentation Tools with 3D Self-Organizing Mapsp. 393
Finding the Brain Cortex Using Fuzzy Segmentation, Isosurfaces, and Deformable Surface Modelsp. 399
Statistical Modelling of Lines and Structures in Mammogramsp. 405
A Thinning Algorithm to Extract Medial Lines from 3D Medical Imagesp. 411
Setting the Mind for Intelligent Interactive Segmentation: Overview, Requirements and Frameworkp. 417
Segmentation of Cerebral Vessels and Aneurysms from MR Angiography Datap. 423
Computation of Efficient Patient- Specific Models from 3D Medical Images: Use in Virtual Endoscopy and Surgery Rehearsalp. 429
In Vivo Analysis of Trabecular Bone Architecturep. 435
Automatic Measurement of Vertebral Shape Using Active Shape Modelsp. 441
A Hybrid Approach for the Detection of Small Airways Disease from Computed Tomographic Imagesp. 447
Computer Simulation of Convection and Diffusion Effects on Velocity Estimations from X-Ray Contrast Density Time Curvesp. 453
A Comparison of Retrospective Intensity Non-uniformity Correction Methods for MRIp. 459
A Robust and Efficient Algorithm for Image Registrationp. 465
Automatical Adaptation of the Stereotactical Coordinate System in Brain MRI Datasetsp. 471
Design of a Statistical Model of Brain Shapep. 477
Automatic Landmark Identification Using a New Method of Non-rigid Correspondencep. 483
Non-rigid Curve Correspondence for Estimating Heart Motionp. 489
Tracking of Tagged MR Images by Bayesian Analysis of a Network of Quadsp. 495
Noninvasive Skin Imagingp. 501
Modelling Interreflections in a System Based on the Differential Absorption of Light (DAL) for the Measurement of Range Imagesp. 507
Quantitative Estimation of Scatterer Spacing From Back-scattered Ultrasound Signals Using the Complex Cepstrump. 513
Spatial Compounding of 3D Ultrasound Imagesp. 519
Cone Beam Imaging of a Section of a Long Object with a Short Detectorp. 525
New Methods for SPECT Imaging and Pre-reconstruction Restorationp. 531
Reconstruction of the Intracerebral Vasculature from MRA and a Pair of Projection Viewsp. 537
Two Alternative Forced- Choice Evaluation of Vessel Visibility Increases Due to Zero-filled Interpolation in MR Angiographyp. 543
Bayesian Detection with Amplitude, Scale, Orientation and Position Uncertaintyp. 549
Author Indexp. 555
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ISBN: 9783540630463
ISBN-10: 3540630465
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science,
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 564
Published: 21st May 1997
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.97
Weight (kg): 0.8