computer assisted numerical analysis

Summary

Summary: Computer-assisted study of methods for obtaining useful quantitative solutions to problems that have been expressed mathematically.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Spatiotemporal motion boundary detection and motion boundary velocity estimation for tracking moving objects with a moving camera: a level sets PDEs approach with concurrent camera motion compensation
    Rosario Feghali
    INRS EMT, Montreal, QC, Canada
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1473-90. 2004
  2. ncbi Decoupling dynamical systems for pathway identification from metabolic profiles
    Eberhard O Voit
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:1670-81. 2004
  3. pmc Novel metaheuristic for parameter estimation in nonlinear dynamic biological systems
    Maria Rodriguez-Fernandez
    Process Engineering Group, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas C S I C, Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Vigo, Spain
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:483. 2006
  4. ncbi Structural information content of networks: graph entropy based on local vertex functionals
    Matthias Dehmer
    Institute of Discrete Mathematics and Geometry, Vienna University of Technology, TU Vienna, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8 10, A 1040 Vienna, Austria
    Comput Biol Chem 32:131-8. 2008
  5. ncbi Valveless pumping in a fluid-filled closed elastic tube-system: one-dimensional theory with experimental validation
    J T Ottesen
    Department of Mathematics and Physics, P O Box 260, Roskilde University, Denmark
    J Math Biol 46:309-32. 2003
  6. ncbi Markov random field models for directional field and singularity extraction in fingerprint images
    Sarat C Dass
    Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1358-67. 2004
  7. ncbi A regularized curvature flow designed for a selective shape restoration
    Debora Gil
    Computer Vision Center, Barcelona, Spain
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1444-58. 2004
  8. ncbi Statistical modeling of complex backgrounds for foreground object detection
    Liyuan Li
    Institute for Infocomm Research I2R, Singapore
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1459-72. 2004
  9. ncbi Visual tracking and recognition using appearance-adaptive models in particle filters
    Shaohua Kevin Zhou
    University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1491-506. 2004
  10. ncbi Polygonal and polyhedral contour reconstruction in computed tomography
    Charles Soussen
    Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, SUPELEC, Gif sur Yvette, France
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1507-23. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Tumor Diagnosis through Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging
    Michael Oelze; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Updating Chromosome Aberration Simulator (CAS) Software
    Rainer Sachs; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Video Technologies for Neonatal Seizures
    NICOLAOS KARAYIANNIS; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Neurovascular Factors in Functional MRI
    Thomas T Liu; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Alzheimer's Disease and Estrogen Replacement
    Valerie Crooks; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Interactive intraoperative imaging with cone beam CT
    JOSEPH STAYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Statistical Methods for Analysis of Array CGH Data
    Rebecca Betensky; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Phase-Contrast Imaging of Microvascular Stucture
    MARK ANASTASIO; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. Silicon Graphics Prism Extreme 128P/1TB
    ALMA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Validity Without a Gold Standard
    Alaattin Erkanli; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications242 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Spatiotemporal motion boundary detection and motion boundary velocity estimation for tracking moving objects with a moving camera: a level sets PDEs approach with concurrent camera motion compensation
    Rosario Feghali
    INRS EMT, Montreal, QC, Canada
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1473-90. 2004
    ..Velocities on motion boundaries can be estimated from geometrical properties of the motion boundary. Several examples of experimental verification are given using synthetic and real-image sequences...
  2. ncbi Decoupling dynamical systems for pathway identification from metabolic profiles
    Eberhard O Voit
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:1670-81. 2004
    ..The retrieval of this information requires a combination of computational methods and mathematical models, which are typically represented as systems of ordinary differential equations...
  3. pmc Novel metaheuristic for parameter estimation in nonlinear dynamic biological systems
    Maria Rodriguez-Fernandez
    Process Engineering Group, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas C S I C, Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Vigo, Spain
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:483. 2006
    ..Our goal here was to further reduce the computational effort without loosing robustness...
  4. ncbi Structural information content of networks: graph entropy based on local vertex functionals
    Matthias Dehmer
    Institute of Discrete Mathematics and Geometry, Vienna University of Technology, TU Vienna, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8 10, A 1040 Vienna, Austria
    Comput Biol Chem 32:131-8. 2008
    ..In this paper we present numerical results for the graph entropy of chemical graphs and discuss resulting properties...
  5. ncbi Valveless pumping in a fluid-filled closed elastic tube-system: one-dimensional theory with experimental validation
    J T Ottesen
    Department of Mathematics and Physics, P O Box 260, Roskilde University, Denmark
    J Math Biol 46:309-32. 2003
    ..Frequencies at which the mean flow change direction are predicted numerically as well as analytically and the two results are compared...
  6. ncbi Markov random field models for directional field and singularity extraction in fingerprint images
    Sarat C Dass
    Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1358-67. 2004
    ..The best rates of spurious detection and missed singularities given by the algorithm are 4.9% and 7.1%, respectively, based on the NIST 4 database...
  7. ncbi A regularized curvature flow designed for a selective shape restoration
    Debora Gil
    Computer Vision Center, Barcelona, Spain
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1444-58. 2004
    ..We empirically prove that our approach is the technique that achieves the best compromise between image quality and evolution stabilization...
  8. ncbi Statistical modeling of complex backgrounds for foreground object detection
    Liyuan Li
    Institute for Infocomm Research I2R, Singapore
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1459-72. 2004
    ..Good results of foreground detection were obtained. Quantitative evaluation and comparison with the existing method show that the proposed method provides much improved results...
  9. ncbi Visual tracking and recognition using appearance-adaptive models in particle filters
    Shaohua Kevin Zhou
    University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1491-506. 2004
    ..For recognition purposes, we model the appearance changes between frames and gallery images by constructing the intra- and extrapersonal spaces. Accurate recognition is achieved when confronted by pose and view variations...
  10. ncbi Polygonal and polyhedral contour reconstruction in computed tomography
    Charles Soussen
    Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, SUPELEC, Gif sur Yvette, France
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1507-23. 2004
    ..Then, we investigate the 3-D extension that requires technical adaptations. Simulation results illustrate the performance of polygonal and polyhedral reconstruction algorithms in terms of quality and computation time...
  11. ncbi A multiplicative regularization approach for deblurring problems
    Aria Abubakar
    Schlumberger Doll Research, Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1524-32. 2004
    ..Numerical testing shows that the proposed algorithm works effectively and efficiently in various practical applications...
  12. ncbi Unsupervised learning of a finite mixture model based on the Dirichlet distribution and its application
    Nizar Bouguila
    Departement d informatique, Universite de Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1533-43. 2004
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  13. ncbi Efficient computation of the Hutchinson metric between digitized images
    Vassileios Drakopoulos
    Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Theoretical Informatics, University of Athens, Panepistimioupolis 157 84, Athens, Greece
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1581-8. 2004
    ..To test the performance of our method, we apply it to compare pairs of fractal objects, as well as to compare real-world images with the corresponding reconstructed ones...
  14. ncbi Dense motion estimation using regularization constraints on local parametric models
    Ioannis Patras
    Intelligent Sensory Information Systems Group, Computer Science Institute, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:1432-43. 2004
    ..Experimental results show that the proposed method deals successfully with motions large in magnitude, motion discontinuities, and produces accurate piecewise-smooth motion fields...
  15. ncbi Contour-based object tracking with occlusion handling in video acquired using mobile cameras
    Alper Yilmaz
    School of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1531-6. 2004
    ..Shape priors consist of shape level sets and are used to recover the missing object regions during occlusion. We demonstrate the performance of our method on real sequences with and without object occlusions...
  16. ncbi Multivariate image analysis in biomedicine
    Tim W Nattkemper
    Applied Neuroinformatics Group, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, P O Box 100131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Biomed Inform 37:380-91. 2004
    ..The paper concludes with summarizing open problems in MVI analysis and remarks upon the future development of biomedical MVI analysis...
  17. ncbi Effects of classifier structures and training regimes on integrated segmentation and recognition of handwritten numeral strings
    Cheng lin Liu
    Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd, 1 280 Higashi Koigakubo, Kokubunji shi, Tokyo 185 8601, Japan
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1395-407. 2004
    ..The best results were obtained using a support vector classifier, but the neural classifiers and discriminative density models show better trade-off between accuracy and computational overhead...
  18. ncbi Image distortion analysis using polynomial series expansion
    Paul M Baggenstoss
    Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI 02841, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1438-51. 2004
    ..The approach is based on a polynomial series expansion using matrix powers of linear transformation matrices. The technique has applications in pattern recognition in the presence of distortions...
  19. ncbi Statistical region merging
    Richard Nock
    Universite Antilles Guyane, Département Scientifique Inter facultaire GRIMAAG Lab, B P 7209, 97278 Schoelcher, Martinique, France
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1452-8. 2004
    ..Experiments on gray-level and color images, obtained with a short readily available C-code, display the quality of the segmentations obtained...
  20. ncbi Robust adaptive-scale parametric model estimation for computer vision
    Hanzi Wang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1459-74. 2004
    ..We also apply ASSC to two fundamental computer vision tasks: range image segmentation and robust fundamental matrix estimation. Experiments show very promising results...
  21. ncbi Effective multiresolution arc segmentation: algorithms and performance evaluation
    Jiqiang Song
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, P R China
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1491-506. 2004
    ..The evaluation result demonstrates the stable performance and the significant improvement on processing large arcs/circles of the MAS method...
  22. ncbi A flexible similarity measure for 3D shapes recognition
    Antonio Adán
    Departamento de I E E y Automática, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1507-20. 2004
    ..Finally, we show the applicability of our method presenting experimentation for recognition on noise and occlusion conditions in complex scenes...
  23. ncbi Depth estimation and image restoration using defocused stereo pairs
    A N Rajagopalan
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai 600 036, India
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1521-5. 2004
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  24. ncbi A statistical model for contours in images
    Francois Destrempes
    Département d informatique et de recherche opérationnelle, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3J7
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:626-38. 2004
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  25. ncbi A POCS-based graph matching algorithm
    Barend J van Wyk
    French South African Technical Institute in Electronics, Tshwane University of Technology, Private Bag X680, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1526-30. 2004
    ..Results indicate that the presented algorithm is robust and compares favorably to other well-known algorithms...
  26. ncbi A simple approach for point-based object capturing and rendering
    Miguel Sainz
    School of Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    IEEE Comput Graph Appl 24:24-33. 2004
  27. ncbi Image-based rendering of range data with estimated depth uncertainty
    Christian Hofsetz
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Ciências Exatas e Tecnológicas, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    IEEE Comput Graph Appl 24:34-42. 2004
  28. ncbi Thresholding in edge detection: a statistical approach
    Rishi R Rakesh
    American Express, Gurgaon, India
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:927-36. 2004
    ..However, the values of the input parameters providing the appreciable results in the proposed detector are found to be more stable than other edge detectors and possess statistical interpretation...
  29. ncbi A model-based method for the computation of fingerprints' orientation field
    Jie Zhou
    Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    IEEE Trans Image Process 13:821-35. 2004
    ..A further experiment shows that the performance of a whole fingerprint recognition system can be improved by applying this algorithm instead of previous orientation estimation methods...
  30. ncbi Analytical form for a Bayesian wavelet estimator of images using the Bessel K form densities
    Jalal M Fadili
    Image Processing Group GREYC CNRS UMR 6072 ENSICAEN 6, 14050 Caen, France
    IEEE Trans Image Process 14:231-40. 2005
    ..Finally, a comparative study is carried out to show the effectiveness of our denoiser which clearly outperforms the classical shrinkage or thresholding wavelet-based techniques...
  31. pmc Flattening maps for the visualization of multibranched vessels
    Lei Zhu
    Schools of Biomedical and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 24:191-8. 2005
    ..This approach employs the theory of optimal mass transport. Furthermore, a new way of extracting center lines for vessel fly-throughs is provided...
  32. ncbi Reflectance from images: a model-based approach for human faces
    Martin Fuchs
    Max Planck Institut für Informatik, Stuhlsatzenhausweg 85, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 11:296-305. 2005
    ..For each of the surface points, the diffuse component of the BRDF is locally refined, which provides high detail. We present results for multiple analytical BRDF models, rendered at novel orientations and lighting conditions...
  33. ncbi Learning from examples in the small sample case: face expression recognition
    Guodong Guo
    Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 35:477-88. 2005
    ..Finally, each algorithm is analyzed and a new categorization of these algorithms is given, especially for learning from examples in the small sample case...
  34. ncbi Kernel pooled local subspaces for classification
    Peng Zhang
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 35:489-502. 2005
    ..The experimental results using several data sets demonstrate the effectiveness and performance superiority of the kernel-pooled subspace method over competing methods such as KPCA and GDA in some classification problems...
  35. ncbi Self-organizing maps for learning the edit costs in graph matching
    Michel Neuhaus
    Department of Computer Science, University of Bern, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 35:503-14. 2005
    ..The learning procedure is demonstrated on two different applications involving line drawing graphs and graphs representing diatoms, respectively...
  36. ncbi Robust fusion of uncertain information
    Haifeng Chen
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 35:578-86. 2005
    ..The robust data fusion algorithm was successfully applied to two computer vision problems: estimating the multiple affine transformations, and range image segmentation...
  37. ncbi Bayesian algorithms for simultaneous structure from motion estimation of multiple independently moving objects
    Gang Qian
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 14:94-109. 2005
    ..Both algorithms have been tested on synthetic and real-image sequences. Improved results have been achieved...
  38. ncbi Statistical processing of large image sequences
    F Khellah
    Department of Computer Science, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    IEEE Trans Image Process 14:80-93. 2005
    ..Our approach provides an efficient, stable, positive-definite model which is consistent with the given correlation structure. Thus, the methods of this paper may find application in modeling and single-frame estimation...
  39. ncbi Tensor voting for image correction by global and local intensity alignment
    Jiaya Jia
    Department of Computer Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 27:36-50. 2005
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  40. ncbi A noniterative greedy algorithm for multiframe point correspondence
    Khurram Shafique
    School of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Computer Science Bldg No 54, 4000 Central Florida Blvd Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 27:51-65. 2005
    ..Experiments with real and synthetic data over a wide range of scenarios and system parameters are presented to validate the claims about the performance of the proposed algorithm...
  41. ncbi Iconic memory-based omnidirectional route panorama navigation
    Yasushi Yagi
    The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8 1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka, 567 0047 Japan
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 27:78-87. 2005
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  42. ncbi An information fusion framework for robust shape tracking
    Xiang Sean Zhou
    Integrated Data Systems Department, Siemens Corporate Research, 755 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 27:115-29. 2005
    ..Due to the complete treatment of heteroscedastic uncertainties, the strong model adaptation, and the coupled tracking of double-contours, robust performance is observed even on the most challenging cases...
  43. ncbi Separating reflection components based on chromaticity and noise analysis
    Robby T Tan
    Department of Computer Science, The University of Tokyo, 3rd Dept Ikeuchi Laboratory, 4 6 1 Komba, Meguro ku, Tokyo 153 8505, Japan
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1373-9. 2004
    ..Unlike existing methods, the proposed method can separate the reflection components robustly for any kind of surface roughness and light direction...
  44. ncbi Automatic construction of active appearance models as an image coding problem
    Simon Baker
    The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1380-4. 2004
    ..In this paper, we repose the problem as an energy-minimizing image coding problem and propose an efficient gradient-descent algorithm to solve it...
  45. ncbi Physical models for moving shadow and object detection in video
    Sohail Nadimi
    Center for Research in Intelligent Systems, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1079-87. 2004
    ..These results show that our approach is robust to widely different background and foreground materials, and illuminations...
  46. ncbi Approximating filtered scale-variant signals
    Alan Conrad Bovik
    Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 1084, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 14:23-35. 2005
    ..Finally, we find application of the developed theory to defoveation of images, deblurring of shift-variant blurs, and shift-variant edge detection...
  47. ncbi Conditional filters for image sequence-based tracking--application to point tracking
    Elise Arnaud
    IRISA, Universite de Rennes 1, Rennes, France
    IEEE Trans Image Process 14:63-79. 2005
    ..These conditional trackers significantly improve results in some general situations. In particular, they allow for dealing with noisy sequences, abrupt changes of trajectories, occlusions, and cluttered background...
  48. ncbi Comments on "fundamental limits of reconstruction-based superresolution algorithms under local translation"
    Liwei Wang
    Center for Information Sciences School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 28:846; discussion 847. 2006
    ..Fundamental limits of reconstruction-based superresolution were proposed in [1]. In this note, we point out that their proof is incomplete...
  49. ncbi Principal geodesic analysis for the study of nonlinear statistics of shape
    P Thomas Fletcher
    Medical Image Display and Analysis Group, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 23:995-1005. 2004
    ..We demonstrate its use in describing the variability of medially-defined anatomical objects. Results of applying this framework on a population of hippocampi in a schizophrenia study are presented...
  50. ncbi Affine invariant features from the trace transform
    Maria Petrou
    School of Electronics and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:30-44. 2004
    ..We demonstrate the usefulness of the constructed image descriptors in retrieving images from an image database and compare it with relevant state-of-the-art object retrieval methods...
  51. ncbi The image foresting transform: theory, algorithms, and applications
    Alexandre X Falcao
    Institute of Computing, University of Campinas, Av Albert Einstein, 1251, CEP 13084 851, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:19-29. 2004
    ..We also discuss implementation issues and illustrate the use of the IFT in a few applications...
  52. ncbi The use of force histograms for affine-invariant relative position description
    Pascal Matsakis
    Department of Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON NIG 2W1, Canada
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1-18. 2004
    ..If they are not, the affinity that best approximates the unknown transformation can be retrieved, and the quality of the approximation assessed...
  53. ncbi Fast k-nearest neighbor classification using cluster-based trees
    Bin Zhang
    Departments of Human Genetics and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7088, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:525-8. 2004
    ..The algorithm is evaluated through extensive experiments over standard NIST and MNIST databases...
  54. ncbi An eigenspace projection clustering method for inexact graph matching
    Terry Caelli
    Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H1
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:515-9. 2004
    ..Shock graph-based shape matching is used to illustrate the model and a more objective method for evaluating the approach using random graphs is explored with encouraging results...
  55. ncbi Multiple light source detection
    Christos Savvas Bouganis
    EEE Department, Imperial College, London SW7 2BT, UK
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:509-14. 2004
    ..The experimental results demonstrate that the proposed algorithm is robust and that it gives substantially improved accuracy...
  56. ncbi Layered motion segmentation and depth ordering by tracking edges
    Paul Smith
    Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:479-94. 2004
    ..The results from over 30 sequences (demonstrating both two and three motions) are presented and discussed...
  57. ncbi Investigating Hidden Markov Models' capabilities in 2D shape classification
    Manuele Bicego
    Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita di Verona, Ca Vignal 2, Strada Le Grazie 15, 37134 Verona, Italy
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:281-6. 2004
    ..The results of tests on different data sets show that the proposed system is able to accurately classify objects that were translated, rotated, occluded, or deformed by shearing, also in the presence of noise...
  58. ncbi Estimating degradation model parameters using neighborhood pattern distributions: an optimization approach
    Tapas Kanungo
    IBM Almanden Research Center, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:520-4. 2004
    ..We use the p-value of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test as the measure of similarity between the two neighborhood pattern distributions. We show results of our algorithm on degraded document images...
  59. ncbi Stereo reconstruction from multiperspective panoramas
    Yin Li
    Computer Science Department, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:45-62. 2004
    ..Experiments show that our algorithms are capable of producing comparable high quality depth maps which can be used for applications such as view interpolation...
  60. ncbi Smart nonlinear diffusion: a probabilistic approach
    Yufang Bao
    Radiology Department, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:63-72. 2004
    ..Substantiating examples in image enhancement and segmentation are provided...
  61. ncbi Learning to detect objects in images via a sparse, part-based representation
    Shivani Agarwal
    Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 201 N Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:1475-90. 2004
    ..A secondary focus of this paper is to highlight these issues and to develop rigorous evaluation standards for the object detection problem. A critical evaluation of our approach under the proposed standards is presented...
  62. ncbi Fundamental limits of reconstruction-based superresolution algorithms under local translation
    Zhouchen Lin
    Microsoft Research, Asia, 5th Floor, Sigma Building, Zhichun Road No 49, Haidian District, Beijing, 100080, P R China
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:83-97. 2004
    ..Moreover, we determine the number of low-resolution images that are sufficient to achieve the limit. Both real and synthetic experiments are carried out to verify our analysis...
  63. ncbi Online handwritten script recognition
    Anoop M Namboodiri
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:124-30. 2004
    ..The classification accuracy improves to 95 percent as the number of words in the test sample is increased to five, and to 95.5 percent for complete text lines consisting of an average of seven words...
  64. ncbi Reactive control of zoom while fixating using perspective and affine cameras
    Ben Tordoff
    Active Vision Laboratory, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PJ, UK
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 26:98-112. 2004
    ..The various ways are compared and the best used on real imagery captured from an active camera fitted with a controllable zoom lens in both look-move and continuous operation...
  65. ncbi Electrophoretic protein patterns and numerical analysis of Candida albicans from the oral cavities of healthy children
    Marcelo Fabiano Gomes Boriollo
    Departamento de Diagnóstico Oral, Laboratório de Microbiologia e Imunologia, Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba da Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Piracicaba, SP, Brasil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 45:249-57. 2003
    ..The whole-cell protein profile obtained by SDS-PAGE associated with computer-assisted numerical analysis may provide additional criteria for the taxonomic and epidemiological studies of C. albicans...
  66. ncbi The search for synonyms among streptomycetes by using SDS-PAGE of whole-cell proteins. Emendation of the species Streptomyces aurantiacus, Streptomyces cacaoi subsp. cacaoi, Streptomyces caeruleus and Streptomyces violaceus
    B Lanoot
    BCCM LMG Bacteria Collection, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:823-9. 2002
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  67. ncbi Multisensor image registration via implicit similarity
    Yosi Keller
    Department of Mathematics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8283, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 28:794-801. 2006
    ..The scheme is especially suitable when one of the images is of considerably better quality than the other (noise, blur, etc.). We demonstrate these properties via experiments on real multisensor image sets...
  68. ncbi GrouseFlocks: steerable exploration of graph hierarchy space
    Daniel Archambault
    Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 14:900-13. 2008
    ..These selections can be made manually or based on patterns in the attribute data provided with the graph. It provides feedback to the user within seconds, allowing interactive exploration of this space...
  69. ncbi Effects of geometric head model perturbations on the EEG forward and inverse problems
    Nicolas von Ellenrieder
    Laboratorio de Electrónica Industrial, Control e Instrumentación, Departamento de Electrotecnia, Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:421-9. 2006
    ..Thus, the results suggest that an extremely detailed model of the head may be unnecessary when solving the EEG inverse problem...
  70. ncbi An extension of the Beretta-Kuang model of viral diseases
    Ivo Siekmann
    Institut fur Umweltsystemforschung, Universitat Osnabruck, Germany
    Math Biosci Eng 5:549-65. 2008
    ..The extended model keeps the structure of the original model. This makes it possible to estimate the growth parameters of the viruses for a given parametrisation of the Beretta-Kuang model...
  71. ncbi A discovery of new features of gastropod local field potentials by application of wavelet tools
    Atsuko Schütt
    Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0240, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 119:89-104. 2002
    ..They can also characterize a change in the neuroelectrical state in terms of entropy...
  72. ncbi Optimization and validation of a rapid high-resolution T1-w 3D FLASH water excitation MRI sequence for the quantitative assessment of articular cartilage volume and thickness
    C Glaser
    Institut fur Klinische Radiologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Marchioninistr 15, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:177-85. 2001
    ..The reduced acquisition time (50% of FS) enables routine clinical application and thus may contribute to a broader assessment of osteoarthritis...
  73. ncbi Application of Taguchi robust design method to SAW mass sensing device
    Der Ho Wu
    Microsystems Simulation and Design Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Neipu Hsiang, Pingtung, Taiwan, ROC 91207
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2403-10. 2005
    ..The simulation results for the resonant frequency and wave mode analysis are all shown to be in good agreement with the values predicted theoretically...
  74. ncbi An incremental approach to genetic-algorithms-based classification
    Sheng Uei Guan
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 35:227-39. 2005
    ..Possible applications for continuous incremental training and feature selection are also discussed...
  75. ncbi A mathematical model for quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    J D Dockery
    Department of Mathematics, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59718, USA
    Bull Math Biol 63:95-116. 2001
    ..Using this model we show that quorum sensing works because of a biochemical switch between two stable steady solutions, one with low levels of autoinducer and one with high levels of autoinducer...
  76. ncbi Grasping Weber's illusion: the effect of receptor density differences on grasping and matching
    Helen A Anema
    Experimental Psychology, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cogn Neuropsychol 25:951-67. 2008
    ..We suggest that the larger grip aperture when grasping objects on the arm were due to an increase in safety margin as a response to greater uncertainty about the object dimensions due to reduced receptor density...
  77. ncbi Wheezing Lung Sounds Analysis with adaptive local trigonometric transform
    E Ademovic
    Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes, CNRS Univ Paris Sud and GdR PRC ISIS, ESE, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Technol Health Care 6:41-51. 1998
    ..This analysis provides an optimal representation of the signal in the time-frequency domain with a lattice which is adapted in time. In our work, the parameterization of the ALTD is studied for the detection of wheezing phenomena...
  78. ncbi Cardiac mechanoenergetics replicated by cross-bridge model
    M Vendelin
    Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn Technical University, Estonia
    Ann Biomed Eng 28:629-40. 2000
    ..e., cross bridges that detach without hydrolyzing ATP molecule, is relatively small and (2) ATP consumption rate profile within a beat and the amount of the passenger cross bridges depend on the contraction protocol...
  79. ncbi An optimal nonlinear extension of linear filters based on distributed arithmetic
    David Akopian
    Electrical Engineering Department, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 14:616-23. 2005
    ..Different versions of these filters are also considered for an impulsive noise removal, faster processing, and filtering using large input data windows...
  80. ncbi [Numerical modeling of ultrasound thermotherapy]
    S Ginter
    Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik und Elektronik Akustik, Universitat Karlsruhe, Deutschland
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 47:261-4. 2002
    ..The temperature dependence of parameters is integrated in the complete model. Simulation results demonstrate the potentialities of this simulation tool to analyze and optimize thermotherapy...
  81. ncbi Finite-difference schemes for reaction-diffusion equations modeling predator-prey interactions in MATLAB
    Marcus R Garvie
    School of Computational Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4120, USA
    Bull Math Biol 69:931-56. 2007
    ..Users can download, edit, and run the codes from http://www.uoguelph.ca/~mgarvie/, to investigate the key dynamical properties of spatially extended predator-prey interactions...
  82. ncbi A hybrid fuzzy logic/constraint satisfaction problem approach to automatic decision making in simulation game models
    Sverre Braathen
    Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, Norway
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 34:1786-97. 2004
    ..Training of the automatic FL/CSP decision agents against selected performance measures is also shown and results are presented together with directions for future research...
  83. pmc Fractals in physiology and medicine
    A L Goldberger
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
    Yale J Biol Med 60:421-35. 1987
    ..Alterations in fractal scaling may underlie a number of pathophysiological disturbances, including sudden cardiac death syndromes...
  84. ncbi Radial single-shot STEAM MRI
    Kai Tobias Block
    Biomedizinische NMR Forschungs GmbH am Max Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Gottingen, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 59:686-91. 2008
    ..Experimental results for a phantom and human brain in vivo demonstrate that radial single-shot STEAM MRI may exceed the resolution obtainable by a comparable Cartesian acquisition by a factor of four...
  85. ncbi A noisy chaotic neural network for solving combinatorial optimization problems: stochastic chaotic simulated annealing
    Lipo Wang
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 34:2119-25. 2004
    ..We show the effectiveness of this new approach with two difficult combinatorial optimization problems, i.e., a traveling salesman problem and a channel assignment problem for cellular mobile communications...
  86. ncbi Measurement of reaching kinematics and prehensile dexterity in nonhuman primates
    Marc A Pizzimenti
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:1015-29. 2007
    ..We also show that the device and performance scores are effective for differentiating the effects of localized injury to motor areas of the cerebral cortex...
  87. ncbi Efficient calculation of resolution and covariance for penalized-likelihood reconstruction in fully 3-D SPECT
    J Webster Stayman
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2122, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 23:1543-56. 2004
    ..The evaluation of these predictors requires significantly less computation time than traditional prediction techniques, once the system geometry specific precomputations have been made...
  88. ncbi On the spread of morphogens
    J H Merkin
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    J Math Biol 51:1-17. 2005
    ..Whether this occurs by diffusion or some other more elaborate mechanism is controversial. Here we provide an analysis of two models considered by Lander et al. used in support of the diffusive transport hypothesis...
  89. ncbi Destabilizing effect of cannibalism on a structured predator-prey system
    K G Magnusson
    Division of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Math Biosci 155:61-75. 1999
    ..Numerical studies indicate that a stable limit cycle appears. Cannibalism can therefore be a destabilizing force in a predator-prey system...
  90. ncbi A novel parametric method for non-rigid image registration
    Anne Cuzol
    IRISA, Université de Rennes 1 INRIA, Campus de Beaulieu, 35 042 Rennes, France
    Inf Process Med Imaging 19:456-67. 2005
    ..2D experiments of this method are presented and demonstrate its ability to recover evolving phenomena (MS lesions) so as to register images from 20 patients...
  91. pmc An image morphing technique based on optimal mass preserving mapping
    Lei Zhu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 16:1481-95. 2007
    ..This proposed morphing method is also extended to doubly connected domains using a harmonic parameterization technique, along with finite-element methods...
  92. ncbi Automatic detection of red lesions in digital color fundus photographs
    Meindert Niemeijer
    Image Sciences Institute Q0S 459, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 24:584-92. 2005
    ..The method is compared with several different automatic systems and is shown to outperform them all. Performance is close to that of a human expert examining the images for the presence of red lesions...
  93. ncbi An investigation of numerical grid effects in parameter estimation
    George A Zyvoloski
    Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Ground Water 44:814-25. 2006
    ....
  94. ncbi An expression index for Affymetrix GeneChips based on the generalized logarithm
    Lei Zhou
    Department of Biostatistics, Amgen, Inc USA
    Bioinformatics 21:3983-9. 2005
    ..The substantial reduction in variability and increased ability to detect differential expression, together with the simplicity of implementation, make GLA a plausible candidate for analysis of Affymetrix GeneChip data...
  95. ncbi Modelling the macrophage invasion of tumours: effects on growth and composition
    M R Owen
    Nonlinear Systems Laboratory, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    IMA J Math Appl Med Biol 15:165-85. 1998
    ..An extended model is also considered which incorporates addition of exogenous chemical regulators. In this case, the model admits the possibility of tumour regression, and the therapeutic implications of this are discussed...
  96. ncbi Recognition and verification of unconstrained handwritten words
    Alessandro L Koerich
    Applied Informatics, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, R Imaculada Conceição, 1155, Curitiba, PR, 80215 901, Brazil
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 27:1509-22. 2005
    ..Our approach is described in detail and the experimental results on a large database of unconstrained handwritten words extracted from postal envelopes are presented...
  97. ncbi Parallel sequential minimal optimization for the training of support vector machines
    L J Cao
    Financial Studies, Fudan University, Shanghai, PR China
    IEEE Trans Neural Netw 17:1039-49. 2006
    ..Experiments show that there is great speedup on the adult data set and the Mixing National Institute of Standard and Technology (MNIST) data set when many processors are used. There are also satisfactory results on the Web data set...
  98. ncbi Bilateral recovering of sharp edges on feature-insensitive sampled meshes
    Charlie C L Wang
    Department of Automation and Computer Aided Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, PR China
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 12:629-39. 2006
    ..We show that the proposed method can robustly reconstruct sharp edges on feature-insensitive sampled meshes...
  99. pmc Algebraic comparison of metabolic networks, phylogenetic inference, and metabolic innovation
    Christian V Forst
    Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mailstop M888, PO Box 1663, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:67. 2006
    ..This approach disregards functional replacements as well as orthologies that are misannotated. Direct comparison of the structure of metabolic networks can circumvent these problems...
  100. ncbi Application of advanced Monte Carlo Methods in numerical dosimetry
    U Reichelt
    Institute of Nuclear and Hadron Physics, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, P O Box 510119, 01328 Dresden, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 119:479-82. 2006
    ..As additional examples, results for the detector efficiency of a high-purity germanium (HPGe) detector and a dose estimation for an X-ray shielding for radiation protection are shown...
  101. ncbi Multisurface proximal support vector machine classification via generalized eigenvalues
    Olvi L Mangasarian
    Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 28:69-74. 2006
    ..These examples show the advantages of the proposed approach in both computation time and test set correctness...

Research Grants65

  1. Tumor Diagnosis through Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging
    Michael Oelze; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..6. Several techniques for combining typical ultrasound images with the quantification of tissue microstructures will be evaluated for facilitation of clinical detection and diagnosis of disease. ..
  2. Updating Chromosome Aberration Simulator (CAS) Software
    Rainer Sachs; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..An interdisciplinary team has been assembled for this project. The grant would ensure that a computer resource important to the radiation cytogenetics community is kept fully current and readily available. ..
  3. Video Technologies for Neonatal Seizures
    NICOLAOS KARAYIANNIS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Neurovascular Factors in Functional MRI
    Thomas T Liu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The specific aims of this project are to identify the measures that most effectively explain changes in resting-state connectivity due to (a) caffeine usage and (b) inter-subject differences in physiology. ..
  5. Alzheimer's Disease and Estrogen Replacement
    Valerie Crooks; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will also maintain its bank of DNA and pursue promising genetic leads in dementia and late-onset AD, although there are no specific plans to conduct additional gene tests proposed now. ..
  6. Interactive intraoperative imaging with cone beam CT
    JOSEPH STAYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Statistical Methods for Analysis of Array CGH Data
    Rebecca Betensky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Sound statistical methods are required for efficient and valid analyses of these important data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Phase-Contrast Imaging of Microvascular Stucture
    MARK ANASTASIO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The successful completion of our proposed research will establish in-line phase-contrast tomography as an effective and important modality for imaging microvascular structure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Silicon Graphics Prism Extreme 128P/1TB
    ALMA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Validity Without a Gold Standard
    Alaattin Erkanli; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Each participant will receive 2 of 3 interviews; 400 will thus receive each combination. Screening efficiency will be calculated relative to each interview separately, and averaged over all 3. ..
  11. Cell-To-Cell Signaling in Bacterial Biofilms
    DAVID CHOPP; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Experimental results will be used to refine the mathematical models. ..
  12. MRI-Based Method to Evaluate Engineered Cartilage
    Corey Neu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The deformation measurements will be used to approximate the 3D finite strain tensor field throughout normal and tissue engineered cartilage. ..
  13. High Resolution PET Camera for Brain Imaging
    ALMA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Placement of the HRRT in the proposed environment will provide a unique facility to advance brain imaging research that in turn will provide insights for a variety of illnesses and biomedical questions. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Electromagnetic Tracking of Tumors for Radiotherapy
    Martin Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The augmented Calypso targeting system will be designed for integration into existing radiation therapy systems to provide enhanced beam targeting capability. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Breast Cancer Imaging Using a Solid-State SPECT Camera
    G Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Sharing canonical human stroke data
    Ona Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Linking our existing portals with BIRN resources has the potential to greatly facilitate data sharing which will benefit the understanding of stroke and speed discovery of new therapeutic interventions. ..
  17. Statistical PET Image Reconstruction
    DAN KADRMAS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The improvements in image quality offered by this research will broadly impact all applications of PET imaging, with specific benefit for tumor detection and quantitation. ..
  18. Automated Video Activity Analysis for Eldercare
    Zhihai He; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The remarkable growth of the elderly population and the shortage of eldercare professionals underscore the significance of the proposed research. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Mathematical Modeling of the Superspreaders of Antibiotic-Resistante Bacteria
    Shigui Ruan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed work will lead to a better understanding of the factors which contribute to the spread of ARB, and will allow the development and implementation of effective public health policies. ..
  20. Deformable image registration and reconstruction for radiotherapy applications
    Martin J Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The third aim of the project is to develop measurement and validation procedures to assess the accuracy and reliability of these novel image registration and reconstruction techniques. ..
  21. MECHANICAL INJURY OF THE ALVEOLAR EPITHELIUM
    SUSAN SHEPS MARGULIES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  22. STATISTICAL METHODS FOR ANALYSIS OF FAILURE TIME DATA
    Rebecca Betensky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The methods may lead to faster discovery of cancer genes and effective treatments and to better understanding of disease progression through more efficient use of resources. ..
  23. New approaches for the modelling of speciation
    SERGEY Y GAVRILETS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  24. Optimizing Cardiovascular Devices Thrombogenicity for Eliminating Anticoagulation
    Danny Bluestein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is envisioned that it will also facilitate the use of these devices for long term therapy by reducing the need for difficult pharmacological management with anticoagulants, which is mandated for most existing devices. ..
  25. BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUND
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will examine bioeffects in cells and tissues and show how to safely use ultrasound contrast agents in diagnostic imaging. ..
  26. Temporal Clustering Analysis for Detection of Irregular Transient fMRI Activation
    VICTORIA MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  27. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  28. Promoting Self-Change From Alcohol Problems: Mechanisms of Change in a Community
    Linda Sobell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Development and control of repetitive leg movements during embryonic development
    NINA BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will accelerate the time to hatch by incubating eggs in constant light and delay time to hatch by incubating eggs in constant dark. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Predictors of Skin Cancer in Commercial Airline Pilots
    Joyce Nicholas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPY
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
  32. Semiparametric Regression Analysis of Censored Data
    Danyu Lin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Applications to real medical studies will be provided. The research results will be disseminated to practicing statisticians and medical investigators via publications, lectures and software distributions. ..
  33. Brain H2D MRS: Implemation and Initial Applications
    Zhiyue Wang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..2D MRS will also be used to characterize unusual peaks found in clinical practice. ..
  34. ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPY
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
  35. Radio-Immunotherapy (RIT) Planning Using SPECT
    LAWRENCE ZENG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Novel image reconstruction algorithms will be developed to provided quantitative SPECT images. Our hypothesis will be verified through human observer studies and Channelized Hotelling observer studies. ..
  36. Non Iterative Methods for 3D SPECT Image Reconstruction
    Xiaochuan Pan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  37. A 3.0 Tesla MRI System in a Neuroscience ICU
    ALMA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Since these subjects are difficult to bring to the instrumentation, we seek to gain these insights by bringing the instrumentation to them. The proposed instrument will bring state-of-the-art performance to a unique setting. ..
  38. PATIENT SPECIFIC MODELS IN LUNG CANCER SCREENING WITH CT
    Matthew Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..4] To compare radiologist accuracy and interpretation times of HR-hCT scans, both with and without assistance from the automated detection system, against pre-existing nodule detection methods. ..
  39. A Telephone Screening Test of Cognitive Function
    Valerie Crooks; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This three-year study will provide the first brief test of cognitive domains, impacted by age, developed according to established psychometric criteria. ..
  40. Statistical methods for utility of multiple tests
    Ying Lu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..based on data from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF) and simulation models using cost-effectiveness and population distribution parameters published in literature. ..
  41. Real Time Elastography and Parametric US Imaging System
    Thaddeus Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The system will be evaluated by testing in patients with thyroid nodules and in patients with proven breast masses. ..
  42. Development of a Software for Parallel Imaging in MRI
    WALID KYRIAKOS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, this software will allow a higher throughput of patients contributing to the decrease of the cost of MRI. ..
  43. Non Iterative Methods for 3D SPECT Image Reconstruction
    Xiaochuan Pan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  44. EVALUATION OF NURSING SENSITIVE PATIENT OUTCOME MEASURES
    Marion Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Fehring (1987) content validity scores will be used to evaluate the content validity of new outcomes. ..
  45. VERY-HIGH-FREQUENCY ULTRASOUND ARRAYS FOR OPHTHALMOLOGY
    Jeffrey Ketterling; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Concepts are validated and refined using scans of in-vitro porcine eyes and in-vivo rabbit eyes. ..
  46. BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUND
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Standard Database for CT Lung Images
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ideas resented in this proposal are expected to stimulate the efforts of the Consortium toward that goal. ..
  48. FOURIER AND SPLINE BASED RECONSTRUCTIONS IN HELICAL CT
    Xiaochuan Pan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  49. Local Tomography for Radiation Therapy Tumor Imaging
    MARK ANASTASIO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By increasing the conformality of the radiation therapy treatment procedure, the chances of survival for cancer patients could be improved while simultaneously minimizing the risk of radiation-induced complications. ..
  50. Image Reconstruction with Solid Srate SPECR
    LAWRENCE ZENG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. CYTOGENETIC MODELS FOR ASSESSING LOW DOSE RADIATION RISK
    Rainer Sachs; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..By studying molecular, mechanisms relevant to low doses and low dose-rates quantitatively the project will help firm-up risk estimates and make them more credible. ..
  52. Imaging Biomarkers for Cancer Drug Development
    ALMA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The planning grant revolves around three aims: to confer a multidisciplinary partnership to work towards this goal; to select a set of demonstration projects, and to develop an operating plan for the partnership. ..
  53. Structure Prediction of Helical Transmembrane Proteins
    Ying Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The predicted structural information for these proteins could provide a basis for understanding and controlling this disease. ..
  54. One dimensional transport equations for CE systems by asymptotic homogenization
    Sandip Ghosal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The emergence of such devices would have an enormous impact on human health as they would enable biochemical analyses (such as DNA sequencing) that currently take months or years to be completed in minutes. ..
  55. MR Physics Simulation Package for Pulse, Sequence, and Hardware Design
    Christopher Collins; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  56. Memphis BioImaging Symposium
    Thaddeus Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Exploration of Stereo Display for Lung Cancer Screening
    Xiao Hui Wang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We expect to demonstrate that the use of a stereo display for lung cancer screening will result in improved accuracy and efficiency, and this could greatly increase the efficacy of this screening process. ..
  58. MRI DIFFUSION/PERFUSION MISMATCH IN HUMAN ACUTE STROKE
    ALMA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Form/function of Extended Amygdala/Accumbens Shell:CRF
    DANIEL ZAHM; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  60. Preventing pressure ulcers using a new sitting concept
    Mohsen Makhsous; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, we will perform extensive testing to optimize user function, while maximizing safety ..
  61. LPH to VTA Neurotensin: Actions and Cocaine Effects
    DANIEL ZAHM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data may lead to better, more selective therapeutic approaches to prevention of psychostimulant sensitization, which is thought play a significant role in destructive drug seeking behaviors. ..
  62. THERMODYNAMICS OF BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMS
    ROBERT ALBERTY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This quantitative treatment of the literature data on biochemical reactions will uncover errors because deltafG'0 values can be determined by use of two or more biochemical reactions, which should give the same answer. ..
  63. Reducing Low-back Disorders Using a New Sitting Design
    Mohsen Makhsous; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Three-Class ROC Analysis for Task-Based Medical Image Quality Assessment
    Xin He; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. MRI Gradient Coils with Improved Stimulation Threshold
    Christopher Collins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This work will lay the foundation for development of clinically useful head and body gradient coils that can outperform existing coils before inducing PNS. ..