Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. VIPIMAGE 2013 contains invited lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2013 - IV ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, 14-16 October 2013). International contributions from 16 countries provide a comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art in the fields of: 3D Vision; Computational Bioimaging and Visualization; Computational Vision and Image Processing applied to Dental Medicine; Computational Vision; Computer Aided Diagnosis, Surgery, Therapy, and Treatment; Data Interpolation, Registration, Acquisition and Compression; Image Processing and Analysis; Image Segmentation; Imaging of Biological Flows; Medical Imaging; Physics of Medical Imaging; Shape Reconstruction; Signal Processing; Simulation and Modeling; Software Development for Image Processing and Analysis; Telemedicine Systems and their Applications; Trabecular Bone Characterization; Tracking and Analysis of Movement; Virtual Reality.
Related techniques covered in this book include the level set method, finite element method, modal analyses, stochastic methods, principal and independent components analysis and distribution models. Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. VIPIMAGE 2013 is useful to academics, researchers and professionals in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Vision (image processing and analysis), Computer Sciences, Computational Mechanics and Medicine.
Invited lectures Machine learning meets medical imaging: Learning and discovery of clinically useful information from images D. Rueckert, R. Wolz & P. Aljabar Seeing and understanding people R. Bowden Contributed papers On the strain-line patterns in a real human left ventricle S. Gabriele, L. Teresi, V. Varano, A. Evangelista, P. Nardinocchi, P.E. Puddu & C. Torromeo MR-T2-weighted signal intensity: A new imaging marker of prostate cancer aggressiveness V. Giannini, A. Vignati, S. Mirasole, F. Russo, D. Regge, S. Mazzetti, C. Bracco & M. Stasi Dimensionality reduction through LDA and bag-of-features applied to image retrieval R.E.G. Valenzuela, H. Pedrini & W.R. Schwartz Prediction-assisted moving objects tracking in severe occlusions and background clutters M. Ahmed, Y. Ahn & J. Choi Scale and orientation adaptive histogram-based object tracking in video sequences Z. Ren, Y. Ahn & J. Choi Wavelet approach for studying motor strategy patterns of diabetic neuropathic individuals in gait cycle C.G.F. Pachi, H.A. Weiderpass, J.F. Yamamoto, I.C.N. Sacco, A. Hamamoto & A.N. Onodera Fully discrete, nonlocal models for image processing: Properties and applications E. Cuesta & A. Duran Image smoothing using the Perona-Malik equation with a new estimation method of the contrast parameter M. Borroto-Fernandez, A. Leon-Mecias & M. Gonzalez-Hidalgo Speckle ultrasound image filtering: Performance analysis and comparison R. Rosa & F.C. Monteiro A study of the complexity of respiratory signals during wake and sleep C.H. Gonzalez & G.A. Sanchez Model-based extraction of input and organ functions in dynamic medical imaging O. Tichy, V. Smidl & M. Samal A study on clustering for colour image quantisation H. Palus & M. Frackiewicz Sparse and robust signal reconstruction algorithm S.V.B. Jardim An empirical study of algebraic-reconstruction techniques E.M. Kazemi & N.S. Nedialkov Fast soft switching impulsive noise removal in color images B. Smolka Analysis of the retinal nerve fiber layer texture related to the thickness measured by optical coherence tomography J. Odstrcilik, R. Kolar, R.P. Tornow, A. Budai, J. Jan, P. Mackova & M. Vodakova A selective denoising method to remove speckle noise A.F. de Araujo, J.M.R.S. Tavares & C.E. Constantinou Registration of the long-term autofluorescence retinal images taken from glaucomatic patients R. Kolar, J. Odstrcilik, R. Laemmer & P. Mackova Simplified and labelled bone model reconstruction for interactive environments R. Pulido, J.J. Jim'enez & F. Paulano Fringe projection measurement of highly specular objects in presence of multi-reflection A. Poesch, M. Kaestner & E. Reithmeier Pretreatment and reconstruction of three-dimensional images applied in a locking reconstruction plate for structural analysis with FEA J.P.O. Freitas, E.A.C. Sousa, C.R. Foschini, R.R. Santos & S.C. Rahal Vision-based gesture recognition system for human-computer interaction P. Trigueiros, F. Ribeiro & L.P. Reis A fast and accurate algorithm for detecting and tracking moving hand gestures W.C.S.S. Simoes, R. da S. Barboza, V.F. de Lucena Jr. & R.D. Lins Sensor Kinect in a telepresence application A.D.F. Martins, J.M.A. Lourenco, T.R. Patricio & A.R. de Alexandria VIFTrack!-visual-inertial feature tracking based on affine photometric warping D. Aufderheide, W. Krybus & G. Edwards Creation of patient specific finite element models of bone-prosthesis-simulation of the effect of future implants J.J. Rodenas, L. Giovannelli, E. Nadal, J.M. Navarro & M. Tur Direct creation of finite element models from medical images using Cartesian grids L. Giovannelli, O. Marco, J.M. Navarro, E. Giner & J.J. Rodenas An out-of-core volume rendering architecture P.H.J. Amorim, T.F. de Moraes, J.V.L. da Silva & H. Pedrini The Numeric Simulator of Human Body (NSHB)-a future scientific research tool in Medicine P. Ciobanu & S.V. Ciobanu Distribution of the pelvic floor muscle fibers: Comparison between magnetic resonance tractography and finite element method representation S. Brandao, T. Mascarenhas, I. Ramos, M. Parente, T. Roza, R.N. Jorge & H. Ferreira Data quality estimation from interdependencies for structured light scanners M. Krauss, M. Kaestner & E. Reithmeier 3D scanning using RGBD imaging devices: A survey E.E.A. Hitomi, J.V.L. da Silva & G.C.S. Ruppert Detection of power lines by image processing P. Seibold, M. Gerke, I. Masar, F. Jelenciak, P. Bahnik & L. Bahr A study of a firefly meta-heuristics for multithreshold image segmentation H. Erdmann, L.A. Lopes, G.A. Wachs-Lopes, M.P. Ribeiro & P.S. Rodrigues Use of a webcam for movement detection W.R.S. Silva, N.C. Pereti, J.G. Rogeri, A.S. Pereira, N. Marranghello, A.F. Araujo & J.M.R.S. Tavares A computed tomography based orthopedic surgery planning solution J. Ribeiro & V. Alves An intelligent system for polyp detection in wireless capsule endoscopy images I.N. Figueiredo, S. Kumar & P.N. Figueiredo An automatic blood detection algorithm for wireless capsule endoscopy images I.N. Figueiredo, S. Kumar, C. Leal & P.N. Figueiredo Fuzzy reference data estimation in brain tumor segmentation studies E. Binaghi, V. Pedoia, D. Lattanzi, E. Monti, S. Balbi & R. Minotto SVM based pattern recognition of microscopic liver images S. Canale, L. D'Orsi & D. Iacoviello Towards automated image mining from reported medical images N. Gonc,alves, G. Vranou & R. Vigario Trends on identification of fractured bone tissue from CT images F. Paulano, J.J. Jim'enez & R. Pulido 3D shape prior active contours for an automatic segmentation of a patient specific femur from a CT scan D. Almeida, J. Folgado, P.R. Fernandes & R.B. Ruben TV-H-1 variational inpainting applied to metal artifact reduction in CT images E. Faggiano, T. Lorenzi & S. Perotto An architecture for content-based diagnostic image retrieval in a radiology PACS environment C.A. Berni, J.C.A. Berni & J.A.T.B. da Costa Quantifying the regeneration of bone tissue in biomedical images via Legendre moments J.A. Lachiondo, M. Ujaldon, R. Berretta & P. Moscato CAS tool for DICOM segmentation and analysis P. Teodoro, P. Pires, D. Osorio, J. Martins, J.S. da Costa & P. Rego Pattern recognition framework based on the best rank-(R1, R2, ..., RK) tensor approximation B. Cyganek Classification performance of data mining algorithms applied to breast cancer data V. Santos, N. Datia & M.P.M. Pato Evaluation of the robustness of a CAD method aimed at detecting circumscribed nodules in mammographic images R.R. Rodrigues & L.C. Freire Analysis of pancreas histological images for glucose intolerance identification using ImageJ-preliminary results L.M. Rato, F.C. e Silva, A.R. Costa & C.M. Antunes Classification of microcalcifications on digital mammograms based of FPGA T.A. Docusse, A.C.R. da Silva, A.S. Pereira & N. Marranghello Fixation procedure for bone reconstruction in maxillo-faxial surgery M. Majak, E. Swiatek-Najwer, M. Popek, J. Jaworowski & P. Pietruski Navigated surgical tools calibration issue in computer aided tumor resection procedures M. Popek, E. Swiatek-Najwer, M. Majak, J. Jaworowski & D. Szram Morphometric analysis of the skull shape in children with hydrocephalus D. Larysz, P. Larysz, J. Filipek, W. Wolanski, M. Gzik & E. Kawlewska Computer-aided correction of pectus carinatum B. Gzik-Zroska, W. Wolanski, E. Kawlewska, M. Gzik, K. Joszko & J. Dzielicki Preoperative planning the lumbar spine stabilization with posterior intervertebral systems W. Wolanski, M. Gzik, E. Kawlewska, E. Stachowiak, D. Larysz, A. Rudnik, I. Krawczyk & P. Bazowski Engineering support for the spine with spondylolisthesis treatment M. Gzik, K. Joszko & J. Pieniazek Influence of microtomography spatial resolution in mesiovestibular root analysis A.C. Machado, A.S. Machado, R.T. Lopes, I. Lima, B.C. Santos & J.C.M. Oliveira Scanning electron microscope analysis of occlusal rest seats in premolars J.C.R. Campos, A. Correia, M.H. Figueiral, P. Fonseca, F.M. Branco & F. Rodrigues 3D finite element analysis of an all-zirconia dental implant rehabilitation A. Correia, J.C.R. Campos, N.V. Ramos, M. Vaz, J.P.C. Viana & Z. Kovacs Bioturbation structures of polychaetes in muddy sediments A.S. Machado, A.C. Machado, K.N. Suzuki, I. Lima, R.T. Lopes & S.F. Pennafirme Visualization of red blood cells flowing through a PDMS microchannel with a microstenosis: An image analysis assessment F.C. Monteiro, B. Taboada & R. Lima Red blood cell motion in experimental micro-circulation and simulations A. Joao, A. Gambaruto & R. Lima Structural determinants of mechanical behavior of whole human L3 vertebrae-an ex vivo muCT study Z. Latala, E. Czerwinski, Z. Tabor, R. Petryniak & T. Konopka Mechanical characterization of trabecular bone applied to MRI examinations: In vivo results from 100 patients A. Alberich-Bayarri, W.L. Roque, K. Arcaro & M.A. Perez An investigation of the mechanical competence parameter to grade the trabecular bone fragility W.L. Roque, K. Arcaro, A. Alberich-Bayarri & Z. Tabor Correlations between fabric tensors computed on cone beam and micro computed tomography images R. Moreno, M. Borga, E. Klintstrom, T. Brismar & O. Smedby Influence of beam hardening artifact in bone interface contact evaluation by 3D X-ray microtomography I. Lima, M. Marquezan, M.M.G. Souza, E.F. Sant'Anna & R.T. Lopes Exploring 3D structure analysis for a simulated remodeling process N. Mellouli & A. Ricordeau Automatic thresholding method for 3D X-ray microtomography analysis E. Sales, W.C.A. Pereira, W. Gomez, I. Lima & R.T. Lopes Influence of mesh size and element type on apparent yield properties of microCT based finite element models of human trabecular bone T. Gross & D.H. Pahr Challenges for bone mineral density calibration on micro-CT R. Stoico, S. Tassani, L. Mecozzi, S. Falcioni, C. Fersini & F. Baruffaldi Trabecular bone: From 2D texture analysis to 3D microarchitecture organization P. Blery, Y. Amouriq, E. Freuchet, E. Crauste & Jp. Guedon Author index