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IFMIA 2011 Schedule

January 18
9:45-9:55 Opening
9:55-10:45 Oral Session 1: CAD 1
10:45-11:45 Oral Sessing 2: Imaging 1
11:45-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:30 Special Session 1: Invited talks from Japan
13:30-14:10 Oral Session 3: Display, Image Quality, and Medical Informatics
14:10-14:50 Oral Session 4: Image Analysis 1
15:00-16:00 Poster Session 1 & Coffee
16:00-16:30 Special Session 2: Invited talks from China
16:30-17:00 Oral Session 5: CAD 2
17:00-17:40 Oral Session 6: CAS
  Reception at Tenbusu hall (oral session hall)

January 19
9:15-10:15 Oral Session 7: Imaging 2
10:15-11:15 Poster Session 2 & Coffee
11:15-11:55 Oral Session 8: Image Analysis 2
11:55-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:50 Oral Session 9: Imaging 3
13:50-14:40 Oral Session 10: CAD 3
14:40-15:00 Award Ceremony & Break
15:00-16:00 Special Session 3: Invited talks from Taiwan & Korea
16:00-18:00 IEICE-JAMIT-MII-SPSTJ Domestic conference

January 20
All day IEICE-JAMIT-MII-SPSTJ Domestic conference

IFMIA 2011 Advance Program

Chair: Naozo Sugimoto (Kyoto University, Japan)
Reconstruction Algorithm of Refraction-Based Computed Tomography from Viewpoint of X-Ray Optics
Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University, Japan)
3D Medical Image Processing Algorithm Competition in Japan
Akinobu Shimizu (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan)

Chair: Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University, Japan)
Plasticity in early blind revealed by multi-modality MRI
Chunshui Yu (Tianjin Medical University, China)
Patten analysis of neuroimages for quantitative diagnosis of neurological diseases
Yong Fan (Institute of Automation, the Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Chairs: San-Kan Lee (Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan), Gyuseong Cho (KAIST, Korea)
A Novel Method to Improve Image Quality for Small Animal PET using Artificial Neural Networks
Jyh-Cheng Chen (National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)
High performance medical imaging system development
Jong Beom Ra (KAIST, Korea)

Chairs: Yong Fan (The Chinese Academy of Sciences), Shoji Kido (Yamaguchi University, Japan)
Iterative Cross-correlation Analysis of Resting State Brain Networks
Liqin Yang, Fuchun Lin, Wenju Pan and Hao Lei (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Study of order-made diagnostics system for voiding dysfunction
Takuro Ishii, Gaku Sakuyama and Tatsuo Igarashi (Chiba University)
Medical image diagnosis of liver cancer by revised GMDH-type neural network using knowledge base
Tadashi Kondo, Junji Ueno and Shoichiro Takao (The University of Tokushima)
Temporal and Spatial Responses of Biomolecular Markers in Tumor Tissues
Chi-Gung Huang, Cheng-Ying Chou, Chia-Ying Wu, Kuo-Wei Lu, Han-Wen Liu (National Taiwan University), Tzyy-Leng Horng (Feng Chia University) and Win-Li Lin (National Taiwan University)
Automated detection and comparison methods for lesions by using statistical model on torso FDG-PET scans
Tomoya Asai, Tokifumi Suzuki, Takeshi Hara, Tatunori Kobayashi, Xiangrong Zhou (Gifu University), Satoshi Ito (Daiyukai General Hospital), Tetsuro Katafuchi (Gifu University of Medical Science) and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)

Chairs: Soo Yeol Lee (Kyung Hee University, Korea), Takashi Obi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
High-sensitivity and high-contrast imaging of biological soft tissues by X-ray phase contrast micro-tomography
Masato Hoshino, Kentaro Uesugi (Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute), Hiroshi Onodera (Nishitaga National Hospital and JST-CREST) and Naoto Yagi (Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute)
Phase Reconstruction by Tomosynthesis with an X-ray Talbot Interferometer
Sebastien Harasse, Margie Olbinado, Wataru Yashiro and Atsushi Momose (University of Tokyo)
2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional View of Breast Cancer Using Dark-Field Imaging
Masami Ando (Tokyo University of Science)
Fully 3D Iterative Scatter-Corrected OSEM for High-Resolution Research Tomograph PET using GPU
Kyungsang Kim and Jongchul Ye (KAIST)
Carbon nanotube-emitter for X-ray gerneration
Je Hwang Ryu, Sung Ho Park, Il Sung Cho, Kyung Bok Jung, An Na Ha, Kyu Chang Park (Kyung Hee University), Ki Sub Byeon, Byung Kwon Ju (Korea University) and Hun Kuk Park (Kyung Hee University)
Comparison of strict thickness fixation and image blurring in dual-energy mammography
Seok-Min Han, Dong-Goo Kang, Young-Hun Sung and Seong-Deok Lee (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology)

Chairs: Jong Hyo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea), Ryo Haraguchi (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan)
Image Improvemant of Scintigram with Parametric Extended DOG Function
Kyohei Shimasaki, Hisakazu Ogura, Jousuke Kuroiwa, Tomohiro Odaka, Haruhiko Shirai and Izumi Suwa (Fukui University)
Healthcare Information System and Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Nai-Wen Kuo (Chinese Culture University)
Can a nursing information system increase providers’ adherence to the guideline of AMI risk factor management?: A retrospective study
Huei-Chin Yang (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital), Sophie Huey-Ming Guo (Chang Gung University), Lun-Hui Ho (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital) and Her-Kun Chang (Chang Gung University)
Telemedicine System Development for nasopharyngeal carcinoma diagnosis and treatment
Panrasee Ritthipravat, Weerayuth Chanapai and Orrawan Kumdee (Mahidol University)

Chairs: Hsuan Ting Chang (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan), Yoshiki Kawata (Tokushima University, Japan)
Automated mammographic density estimation by using statistical and gradient information with region-based level set method
Youngwoo Kim (Seoul National University), Myung-Eun Lee (Chonnam National University) and Jong Hyo Kim (Seoul National University)
Automatic segmentation of lower extremity vessel and calcification in CT angiography
Soo Kyung Kim (Infinitt Co. Ltd.), Helen Hong (Seoul Women's University), Jin Wook Chung and Yeong Ho Yoon (Seoul National University Hospital)
Using bilateral filter to remove vascular network in colonoscopy images
Hsuan T. Chang, Yu-Shan Lin (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology), Tsung-Chun Lee (National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine), Syu-Jyun Peng (National Central University) and Chung-Wen Hung (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology)
Multi-Organ Statistical Models and their application to abdominal CT images
Elco Oost, Akinobu Shimizu, Hidefumi Kobatake (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) and Shigeru Nawano (International University of Health and Welfare Mita)

Chairs: Chunshui Yu (Tianjin Medical University, China), Hotaka Takizawa (Tsukuba University, Japan)
Liver Cancer Identification Base on ACO- AdaBoost-SVM model
Huiyan Jiang, Fengzhen Tang, Xiangying Liu (Northeastern University) and Wenhan Wang (Liaoning Technical University)
Construction of distribution models of pulmonary blood vessels from CT scans and its application to the model-matching method for FP reduction
Shigeyuki Ishii, Hotaka Takizawa (University of Tsukuba)
Detection of metastatic liver tumors from 3D CT images based on intensity values and local intensity structure analysis
Yoshitaka Sakamoto, Masahiro Oda (Nagoya University), Takayuki Kitasaka (Aichi institute of Technology), Shigeru Nawano (Mita Hospital, Int'l Univ. of Health and Welfare) and Kensaku Mori (Nagoya University)

Chairs: Helen Hong (Seoul Women's University, Korea), Toshiya Nakaguchi (Chiba University, Japan)
Numerical simulation of respiratory function for pulmonary lobectomy
Yasushi Hirano, Rui Xu, Shoji Kido, Xian Chen (Yamaguchi University) and Katsuya Ishii (Nagoya University)
Zero-crossing-tracking technique for temperature estimation during focused ultrasound therapy
Kuen-Cheng Ju (I-Shou University, Taiwan), Hao-Li Liu (Chang-Gung University, Taiwan) and Tzu-Ching Shih (China Medical University, Taiwan)
Proposal of overlap display system for laparoscopic surgery guiding
Satoki Zenbutsu (Chiba University) and Tadashi Yamaguchi (Chiba University)
Development of laparoscopic surgery planning system and its evaluation based on surgery
Masahiro Oda, Masakazu Kito (Nagoya University), Takayuki Kitasaka (Aichi Institute of Technology), Chie Tanaka (Nagoya University), Kazunari Misawa (Aichi Cancer Center), Michitaka Fujiwara and Kensaku Mori (Nagoya University)

Chairs: Cheng-Ying Chou (National Taiwan University), Yuichi Kimura (National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan)
Determining a geometry of a dental x-ray system required for a pseudo three dimensional display of panoramic images
Takeru Yamada, Koichi Ogawa (Hosei university), Hideyuki Nagaoka and Tsutomu Yamakawa (TELESYSTEMS Corporation)
TV-penalized CT image reconstruction for respiratory motion artifact reduction in small animal imaging
Hye Sun Kim, Jie Gao, Min Hyoung Cho and Soo Yeol Lee (Kyung Hee University)
Motion Correction for MRI with Three Dimensional Data Acquisition
Atsushi Tachibana (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Takeyuki Hashimoto (Yokohama Soei College) and Hiroyuki Shinohara (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
The analysis of q-space displacement images by development MR q-space sequences
Kazuo Yagi (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Statistical reconstruction for digital breast tomosynthesis using Dual formulation of Total variation minimization
Kwang Eun Jang, Kangeui Lee, Jongha Lee and Younghun Sung (SAIT)
An Improvement of Spatio-Temporal Reconstruction Method Based on DRAMA with Time-Dependent Subsets
Tatsuya Kon, Takashi Obi (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Hideaki Tashima (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Masahiro Yamaguchi and Nagaaki Ohyama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Chairs: Namkug Kim (University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea), Mikio Suga (Chiba University, Japan)
Deformable lung registration using active cells and combined gradient force
Yeny Yim (George Washington University), Julip Jung and Helen Hong (Seoul Women's University)
A new method for finding the loss core point of a fingerprint image
Somsak Choomchuay (KMITL)
Quasi-4DCT Images based on Lung Deformation Simulation Considering Rib Kinematics
Hirotaka ITO, Seiichi KOSHIZUKA, Ryosaku SHINO (The University of Tokyo), Akihiro HAGA, Tsuyoshi ONOE and Keiichi NAKAGAWA (The University of Tokyo Hospital)
Dental Identification based on Teeth and Dental Works Matching for Bitewing Radiographs
Phen-Lan Lin (Providence University), Yan-Hao Lai (National Chung Hsing University) and Chun-Hung Kuo (Providence University)

Chairs: Jong Chul Ye (KAIST, Korea), Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University, Japan)
An evaluation of 3D image reconstruction based on the limited angle back-projection algorithm for Compton camera
Yoshiro Muraji, Takashi Obi, Masahiro Yamaguchi and Nagaaki Ohyama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
GPU-based image reconstruction method including geometrical detector response functions for OpenPET
Shoko Kinouchi (Chiba University / National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Taiga Yamaya, Eiji Yoshida, Hideaki Tashima (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Hiroyuki Kudo (Tsukuba University) and Mikio Suga (Chiba University)
Accelerating Helical Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Image Reconstruction Using CUDA
Yi-Yan Chuo, Weichung Wang and Cheng-Ying Chou (National Taiwan University)
Image reconstruction of dual-head PET Scanner by using numerically computed system response matrix
Yu-Jiun Kao (National Taiwan University), Yun Dong (Illinois Institute of Technology), Chien-Min Kao, Chin-Tu Chen (The University of Chicago), Weichung Wang and Cheng-Ying Chou (National Taiwan University)
MRI Resolutions Effect on Trabecular Bone Parameters for Determination of Clinically Acceptable Resolution : In-vitro Study
Namkug Kim (University of Ulsan College of Medicine), June-Goo Lee (Seoul National University), Hengjun J Kim (Korea Basic Science Institute), Jin Sup Yeom (Seoul National University) and Gyunggoo Cho (Korea Basic Science Institute)

Chairs: Panrasee Ritthipravat (Mahidol University, Thailand), Hidetaka Arimura (Kyushu University, Japan)
Computer-aided diagnosis in ultrasound thickness of peritoneum is highly correlated with physician’s manual measurement in peritoneal dialysis patients
Syu Jyun Peng (National Central University), Tsung Chun Lee, Jenq Wen Wen (National Taiwan University), Hsuan Ting Chang (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology) and Jang Zern Tsai (National Central University)
Regional Context-sensitive Support Vector Machine Classifier to Improve Automated Identification of Regional Pattern of Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease
Jonghyuck Lim (Seoul National University), Namkug Kim, Joon Beom Seo, Young Kyung Lee (University of Ulsan), Youngjoo Lee and Suk-Ho Kang (Seoul National University)
Automatic Classification of Regional Disease Pattern of Diffuse Lung Disease at HRCT: Cross-Vendor Study
Namkug Kim, Jeongjin Lee, Joon Beom Seo and Eun Jin Chae (University of Ulsan College of Medicine)
Vascularization evaluation for breast tumors in 3D high-definition flow Doppler sonography
Yi-Ping Lien (Department of Computer Science), Rar-Ren Chen (Department of Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital) and Yu-Len Huang (Department of Computer Science)
Multifarious Pharmacokinetic Modeling Techniques for Prostate Cancer Localization with DCE-MRI
Sang Ho Lee, Jong Hyo Kim, Jeong Yeon Cho and Seung Hyup Kim (Seoul National University)

Fast and efficient lung disease classification using hierarchical one-against-all support vector machine and cost-sensitive feature selection
Jonghyuck Lim, Yooungjoo Lee (Seoul National University), Namkug Kim, Joon Beom Seo and Young Kyung Lee (University of Ulsan)
Correlation of Perfusion Parameters on Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) with Histopathologic Prognostic Factors of Primary Breast Cancers
Hye Ryoung Koo, Nariya Cho, Woo Kyung Moon, Jung Min Chang, Ann Yi and In Chan Song (Seoul National University Hospital)
Statistical analysis of early CT sign in acute cerebral infarction on brain X-ray CT images
Kazuki Oshima, Takeshi Hara, Xiangrong Zhou (Gifu University), Keiji Sakashita (Senshu Critical Care Medical Center), Chisako Muramatsu and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)
Evaluation of Inter-scan Repeatability in Emphysema Quantification during Follow-up in a Lung Cancer Screening Setting
Sang Joon Park, Chang Yong Heo and Jong Hyo Kim (Seoul National University)
The time-series analysis of volumetric change in brain regions by using MRI
Mika Tanaka, Ayaka Tarusawa, Mitsuyo Nihei, Tadanori Fukami, Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University), Jin Wu (Chiba University), Kiichi Ishiwata and Kenji Ishii (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology)
The time-series analysis of the quantity of brain glucose metabolism by using a MR/PET image in ApoE4 carrier and non-carrier, Alzheimer's disease groups
Ayaka Tarusawa, Mika Tanaka, Mitsuyo Nihei, Tadanori Fukami, Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University), Jin Wu (Chiba University), Kiichi Ishiwata and Kenji Ishii (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology)
Selection method of classifier for computer-aided diagnosis
Shunsuke Horie (Gifu University), Tomoko Matsubara (Nagoya Bunri University), Toshiaki Okada, Kouhei Nishimura (Gifu University), Satoshi Kasai (Konica Minolta Medical Imaging USA, INC.), Yoshikazu Uchiyama (Oita National College of Technology), Chisako Muramatsu, Xiangrong Zhou, Takeshi Hara and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)
A Tissue Selective Visualization of Whole-body Autopsy CT by Combining Tissue Classification and Volume Rendering
Changyong Heo and Jonghyo Kim (Seoul National University)
Development of automatic measurement method of liver elasticity in MR cine-tagging images
Teruhiko Kitagawa (Gifu National College of Technology), Seiki Miotani, Xiangrong Zhou (Gifu University), Haruwo Watanabe (Gifu University Hospital), Takeshi Hara (Gifu University), Ryujiro Yokoyama, Masayuki Kanematsu (Gifu University Hospital) and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)
A quality model of virtual reality endoscopic simulator for oral surgery
Shinya Hoshino, Junko Izawa, Fan Chen, Kazunori Kotani (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and Takehiro Miki (Kagawa University)
Computerized verification method for patient setup using portal images during radiation treatment of prostate cancer
Wataru Itano, Hidetaka Arimura, Yoshiyuki Shioyama, Taiki Magome, Tadamasa Yoshitake (Kyushu University), Shigeo Anai, Katsumasa Nakamura, Satoshi Yoshidome, Masayuki Tachibana (Kyushu University Hospital), Satoshi Nomoto (Fukuoka University Hospital), Hiroshi Honda, Masafumi Ohki, Fukai Toyofuku and Hideki Hirata (Kyushu University)
Production of TMM(Tissue mimicking material) ultrasound phantom changed construction ratio and evaluation experiment of temperature characteristic
Jinsu Kim, Sicheul Noh, Juyoung Kim, Jaehyun Park, Junghun Kang and Heungho Choi (Inje University)
Display and Image Quality
Evaluation of image quality characteristics of reduction image
Yukiyoshi Kimura, Daigo Yokoyama (Nagoya University), Naotoshi Fujita (Nagoya University Hospital) and Yoshie Kodera (Nagoya University)
Potential usefulness of medical liquid crystal displays using independent sub-pixel driving technology
Masayuki Shimosegawa, Hiroyuki Nagashima, Syuhei Hoshino and Kunio Doi (Gunma Prefectural College of Health Sciences)
Proposing a new image quality measure for digital phase contrast imaging
Satoru Matsuo (Shiga University of Medical Science), Junji Morishita (Kyushu University), Tetsuro Katafuchi (Gifu University of Medical Science) and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)
Creating and Visualizing virtual stereoscopic chest X-ray using 3D CT dataset.
Ze Pa Yang and Jong Hyo Kim (Seoul National University)
A new component-based normalization method for OpenPET image reconstruction
Yuji Miyoshi (Chiba University), Shoko Kinouchi (Chiba University), Taiga Yamaya, Eiji Yoshida, Fumihiko Nishikido, Hideaki Tashima and Mikio Suga (National Institute of Radiological Sciences)
Analytical approach to compensate loss of low frequency information in OpenPET image reconstruction
Takayuki Katsunuma (Chiba University), Taiga Yamaya, Hideo Murayama (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Hiroyuki Kudo (University of Tsukuba), Takashi Obi (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Hideaki Tashima (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Shoko Kinouchi (Chiba University) and Mikio Suga (Chiba University)
Analysis the Effects of RF shielding PET-Gantry in MRI-PET system
MyungSung Song (KAIST), Key Jo Hong, Yong Choi (Sogang University) and Hyun-wook Park (KAIST)
Investigation of hair in scalp psoriasis using atomic force microscopy
Kyung Sook Kim, Hun Kuk Park, Jin Woo Lee, Gi Ja Lee, Gyeong Bok Jung, Songhui Kim, Choong-Rim Haw and Min Kyung Shin (Kyung Hee University)
Geometric Distortion Correction in MRI using the ADNI Phantom for Multi-site Clinical Studies
Norihide Maikusa, Fumio Yamashita (Research Association for Biotechnology), Atsushi Kawaguchi (Kurume University), Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University), Noriko Sato (National Center of Nurology and Psychiatry), Hiroshi Matsuda (Saitama Medical University) and Takeshi Iwatsubo (The University of Tokyo)
Accelerating Iterative Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Reconstruction on Multiple GPUs
Yukai Hung, Yi-Yan Chuo, Cheng-Ying Chou and Weichung Wang (National Taiwan University)
Suitable parameters for diffusion-weighted imaging using 0.4T intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging of the pyramidal tract
Yoshinori Asahina, Masazumi Fujii, Masatoshi Tsuzaka, Yuichiro Hayashi, Takashi Mitsui, Atsushi Fukuyama and Toshihiko Wakabayashi (Nagoya University)
Utilization of data redundancy in circular cone-beam CT
Seungryong Cho and Gyuseong Cho (KAIST)
Medical Informatics
Detection of Checkboxes from Scanned Questionnaire Forms: Class Projects of Medical Informatics Class at Mahidol University
Panrasee Ritthipravat (Mahidol University)
Image Analysis
Automatic Contour Extraction of Coronary Artery in X-ray Angiogram
Jung A Baek, Min Jin Lee and Helen Hong (Seoul Women's University)
Non-rigid Registration of Breast Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MRI Using the Fluid Transformation and Thin Plate Spline Model
Yu Tzu Lee (National Taiwan University), Yeun Chung Chang (National Taiwan University Hospital) and Chung Ming Chen (National Taiwan University)
Extraction of liver region from CT dataset based on blood vessel information
Ahmed S. Maklad, Matsuhiro Mikio, Yoshiki Kawata, Noboru  Niki, Utsunomiya Toru, Shimada Mitsuo and Hiromu Nishitani (the University of Tokushima)
Extraction of Colon Segments from Multi-Slice CT Images for Colon Cancer Screening
Yizhong Hu, Mohammed Shabbir Ahamed, Eiji Takahashi, Hidenobu Suzuki, Yoshiki kawata, Noboru Niki (the University of Tokushima), Masahiro Suzuki (National Cancer Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening), Gen Iinuma (National Cancer Center, Hospital) and Noriyuki Moriyama (National Cancer Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening)
Amygdala autosegmentation using nonlinear registration and skeletonization of adjacent structure
Hengjun J Kim (Korea Basic Science Institute), Namkug Kim (Asan Medical Center) and Gyunggoo Cho (Korea Basic Science Institute)
Automatic pathology stitching of the prostate with geometric correction and rigid registration
Ji Un Lee and Helen Hong (Seoul Women's University)
Automated Stopping Criterion of level set for Cardiac SPECT segmentation
Seokyoon Choi (Catholic University of Pusan), Gunhee Do and Mingi Kim (Korea University)

Phalanx assessment based on fuzzy adaptive two-means algorithm
Chi-Wen Hsieh, Chih-Yen Chen and Tai-Lang Jong (National Chia-Yi University)
Breast Tumor Identification with Gabor Filter on Sonogram
Chen Chia Chang, Ju Ting Chen and Ming Wei Chen (National Ilan University)
A multispectral approach in MRI breast density measurement
San-Kan Lee, Jyh-Wen Chai, Siwa Chan (Taichung Veterans General Hospital), Jeon-Hor Chen (University of California), Chien-Shun Lo (National Formosa University), Clayton Chi-Chang Chen (Taichung Veterans General Hospital), Hsian-Min Chen (HungKuang University) and Chein-I Chang (University of Maryland)
Automatic detection of hepatocellular carcinoma and visualization of CAD output in contrast CT images
Naoki Kamiya, Shohei Suganuma (Toyota National College of Technology) and Huayue Chen (Gifu University Hospital)
A Comparison of Logistic Regression Analysis and an Artificial Neural Network Using the BI-RADS Lexicon for Ultrasonography in Conjunction with Interobserver Variability
Sun Mi Kim (Seoul National University Bundang HospitalC), Heon Han, Young Moon Chae and Myeong Sub Lee (Yonsei University)
Radiographic assessment of joint defects in a murine type II collagen-induced arthritis model
Samjin Choi, Su-Jin Chae, Sung Wook Kang, Eunkuk Park, Youjin Cheong, Seung-Jae Hong and Hun-Kuk Park (Kyung Hee University)
Automatic measurement of elasticity of liver region using MR Tagging Image
Seiki Miotani, Xuejun Zhang (Gifu University), Teruhiko Kitagawa (Gifu National College of Technology), Xiangrong Zhou, Takeshi Hara (Gifu University), Ryujiro Yokoyama, Haruo Watanabe, Masayuki Kanematsu (Gifu University Hospital) and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)
Automated Detection of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions: False Positive Removal Using a Level Set Method and a Support Vector Machine
Junpei Kuwazuru, Hidetaka Arimura (Kyushu University), Shingo Kakeda (University of Occupational and Environmental Health), Daisuke Yamamoto (Siemens Corporation), Taiki Magome, Yasuo Yamashita, Masafumi Ohki, Fukai Toyofuku (Kyushu University) and Yukunori Korogi (University of Occupational and Environmental Health)
Brain volume changes according to the state of the three groups: Normal, MCI and Dementia
Mitsuyo Nihei, Tadanori Fukami, Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University), Kiyotaka Nemoto and Takashi Asada (Tsukuba University)
Modeling Disease-specific Variations in Statistical Shape Model using Orthogonal Complement of Normal Shape Subspace
Dipti Prasad Mukherjee (Indian Statistical Institute), Toshiyuki Okada, Masatoshi Hori, Nobuhiko Sugano, Noriyuki Tomiyama and Yoshinobu Sato (Osaka University)
Proposal and evaluation of a guideline-based method for patient positioning in radiotherapy
Riki Fukuhara (Chiba University), Shinichiro Mori, Motoki Kumagai (National Institute of Radiological Sciences) and Hideaki Haneishi (Chiba University)
Effect of the geometric distortions in low-field and high-field MRI on navigation accuracy in image-guided neurosurgery
Takashi Mitsui (Nagoya University)
Display and Image Quality
Super-resolution based on deblurred PET images
Ji Hye Kim, Kye Young Jeong, Woo Hyun Nam, Il Jun Ahn and Jong Beom Ra (KAIST)
Mammogram Contrast Enhancement based on X-ray Attenuation Characteristics
Jae-Hyun Kwon, Hyun-Hwa Oh, SungSu Kim, Younghun Sung (Samsung Electronics), MyungJin Chung (Samsung Medical Center) and SeongDeok Lee (Samsung Electronics)
Application of Total Variation Minimization Technique to Low-dose CT for Simultaneous Denoising and Deblurring
Changyong Heo, Zepa Yang, Youngwoo Kim and Jonghyo Kim (Seoul National University)
Study of signal-to-noise ratios considered human visual characteristics
Yui Hayashi, Maki Yamada (Nagoya University), Naotoshi Fujita (Nagoya University Hospital) and Yoshie Kodera (Nagoya University)
Refraction-contrast computed tomography using X-ray dark field imaging
Naoki Sunaguchi, Tetsuya Yuasa (Yamagata University), Qingkai Huo, Masaki Sakai (Tokyo University of Science), Yanlin Wu (Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Shu Ichihara (Nagoya Medical Center) and Masami Ando (Tokyo University of Science)
Application of X-ray Dark Field Imaging to Liver Tissue Specimen
Qingkai Huo (Tokyo University)
Optimal dimensionality in principal component analysis for noise reduction applied to PET neuroreceptor quantification for adenosine A2A receptors
Yosuke Okanishi (Chiba University), Yuichi Kimura (National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Muneyuki Sakata (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology) and Mikio Suga (Chiba University)
A Contrast Adaptive Total p-norm Variation Minimization Approach to CT reconstruction for Artifact Reduction of Reduced View Perfusion CT imaging
Chang Won Kim and Jong Hyo Kim (Seoul National University)
Ultrastructural observations of intact orbital implants using atomic force microscopy
Samjin Choi, Youjin Cheong, Jae-Ho Shin (Kyung Hee University), Hui-Jae Lee (Kangwon National University), Gyeong Bok Jung, Kyung-Hyun Jin and Hun-Kuk Park (Kyung Hee University)
Image Magnification Using FREBAS Transform Wiht Super-Resolution Effects
Satoshi Ito, Taiki Eiraku and Yoshifumi Yamada (Utsunomiya University)
Dental Computed Tomography Simulation based on GATE Monte Carlo Simulation
Hwa-Yu Lee, Wan-Ting Lee (National Yang-Ming University), Chih-Chia Huang (National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospita), David Shih-Chun Jin, Yen-Ning Chiu and Jyh-Cheng Chen (National Yang-Ming University)
Development of statistical position determination method for the next generation PET detector X’tal cube
Takahiro Yokoyama (Chiba University), Takayuki Mitsuhashi (Chiba University, National Institute of Radiological Sciences), Fumihiko Nishikido, Naoko Inadama, Eiji Yoshida, Hideo Murayama, Taiga Yamaya (National Institute of Radiological Sciences) and Mikio Suga (Chiba University)
Medical Informatics
A Dipole Antenna with Broadband Balun for WLAN/WiMAX/LTE
Chi-Wen Hsieh, Shih-Cheng Lin, Tai-Lang Jong and Kuo-Jui Ho (National Chia-Yi University)
Designing Serviceflow Platform for Healthcare Knowledge Sharing
Ta-Wei Shih, Huey-Ming Guo , Fei-Ju Hsieh and Her-Kun Chang (Chang Gung University)
Image Analysis
Automatic segmentation of the left ventricle in ED and ES X-ray angiogram
Min Jin Lee and Helen Hong (Seoul Women's University)
Left Ventricular Myocardium Segmentation on Delayed Phase of Multi-detector Row Computed Tomography
Po-Ting Liu (Tunghai University), I-Chen Tsai (Taichung Veterans General Hospital) and Yu-Len Huang (Tunghai University)
A Histology Image Segmentation Algorithm Combining Graph Partitioning Active Contours and Local Structural Information
Chi-Hsuan Tsou (National Taiwan University), Yi-Chien Lu, Ang Yuan, Yeun-Chung Chang (National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine), Jyh-Horng Chen and Chung-Ming Chen (National Taiwan University)
Towards Fully Automated DWI Thermometry within Lateral Ventricle; Image Registration Approach on Normal Volunteer
Koji Sakai (Kyoto University), Kei Yamada (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine), Naozo Sugimoto (Kyoto University) and Tsunehiko Nishimura (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)
Automated segmentation of psoas major muscle using outer shape model
Naoki Kamiya (Toyota National College of Technology), Xiangrong Zhou (Gifu University), Huayue Chen (Gifu University Hospital), Chisako Muramatsu, Takeshi Hara (Gifu University), Ryujiro Yokoyama, Masayuki Kanematsu (Gifu University Hospital), Hiroaki Hoshi and Hiroshi Fujita (Gifu University)
A high-speed method for liver segmentation on abdominal CT image
Huiyan Jiang, Xihe Gao (Northeastern University), Wenhan Wang (Liaoning Technical University), Hao Wang, Fengzhen Tang and Ruijie Feng (Northeastern University)