MMBIA 2006: IEEE Computer Society Workshop on
Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis

June 17-18, 2006
New York City, NY, USA


Call for Papers

Important Dates


Final Program

Location, Registration and Hotel

Invited Speakers



Previous Meetings

Final Program

Day 1, June 17

8:30-8:45 Welcome
8:45-10:15 Oral Session 1: Shape Analysis

Statistical model of similarity transformations: building a multi-object pose model of brain structures
Matías Nicolás Bossa, Salvador Olmos
University of Zaragoza, Spain

Cortical Surface Shape Analysis Based on Spherical Wavelet Transformation
Peng Yu, Florent Segonne, Polina Golland; MIT, USA
Randy L. Buckner; Harvard, USA
Xiao Han, Rudolph Pienaar, Ellen Grant, Bruce Fischl; MGH/Harvard, USA

Tensor-based Cortical Morphometry via Weighted Spherical Harmonic Representation
Moo K. Chung, Shubing Wang, Kim M. Dalton, Richard J. Davidson; University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Steve Robbins, Alan C. Evans; Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada

10:15-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:15 Oral Session 2: DTI/fMRI Analysis

On Characterizing and Analyzing Diffusion Tensor Images by Learning their Underlying Manifold Structure
Parmeshwar Khurd, Ragini Verma, Christos Davatzikos; University of Pennsylvania, USA

Improving sensitivity and reliability of fMRI group studies through high level combination of individual subjects results
Bertrand Thirion; INRIA Futurs, France
Philippe Pinel; INSERM U562, France
Alexis Roche, Jean-Baptiste Poline; CEA SHFJ, France

Characterizing fMRI Activations within Regions of Interest (ROIs) Using 3D Moment Invariants
Bernard Ng, Rafeef Abugharbieh, Martin McKeown; University of British Columbia, Canada
Xuemei Huang; University of North Carolina, USA

12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-3:15 Poster Session 1
3:15-3:45 Coffee break
3:45-4:45 Invited talk: Shree Nayar
4:45-5:45 Oral Session 3: Segmentation/Tracking

Shape particle guided tissue classification
Marleen de Bruijne; IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Online Tracking of Migrating and Proliferating Cells Imaged with Phase-Contrast Microscopy
Kang Li, Eric D. Miller, Lee E. Weiss, Phil G. Campbell, Takeo Kanade; Carnegie Mellon University, USA

6:00-9:00 Dinner for the authors and the program committee

Day 2, June 18

8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-10:00 Oral Session 4: Registration/Deformation Modeling 1

Registration of cortical connectivity matrices
Pascal Cathier, Jean-François Mangin; CEA, France

Diffeomorphic Matching of Diffusion Tensor Images
Yan Cao, Michael I. Miller, Susumu Mori, Raimond L. Winslow, Laurent Younes; Johns Hopkins University, USA

A New Validation Method for Establishing Correspondence Between Pairs of X-Ray Mammograms
John Hipwell, Christine Tanner, William Crum, David Hawkes; University College London, UK

10:00-10:15 Sponsor presentation
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:45 Invited talk: Andrew Blake
11:45-1:15 Lunch
1:15-3:15 Poster Session 2
3:15-3:45 Coffee break
3:45-4:45 Oral Session 5: Registration/Deformation Modeling 2

Cardiac Deformation Recovery using a 3D Incompressible Deformable Model
Arnaud Bistoquet; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

BICIR: Boundary-Constrained Inverse Consistent Image Regisration using WEB Splines
Dinesh Kumar, Xiujuan Geng, Eric Hoffman, Gary Christensen; University of Iowa, USA

4:45-5:00 Closing remarks

Poster Session 1

Statistically-Constrained High-Dimensional Warping Using Wavelet-Based Priors
Zhong Xue, Dinggang Shen, Christos Davatzikos; University of Pennsylvania, USA

Planar-to-Curved-Surface Image Registration
Smadar Gefen, Louise Bertrand, Jonathan Nissanov; Drexel University, USA
Nahum Kiryati; Tel-Aviv University, Israel

A Geometric Theory of Symmetric Registration
Hemant Tagare; Yale University, USA
David Groisser; University of Florida, USA
Oskar Skrinjar; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Image Registration without Optimization
Oskar Skrinjar; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

A Joint Transformation and Residual Image Descriptor for Morphometric Image Analysis using an Equivalence Class Formulation
Sokratis Makrogiannis, Ragini Verma, Christos Davatzikos; Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA
Bilge Karacali; Drexel University, USA

Hierarchical statistical shape analysis and prediction of sub-cortical brain structures
Anil Rao, Daniel Rueckert; Imperial College London, UK
Tim Cootes; University of Manchester, UK

Modeling inter- and intra-patient anatomical variation using a bilinear model
Yongwon Jeong, Richard Radke; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Segmentation of Neighboring Structures by Modeling Their Interaction
Pingkun Yan, Mubarak Shah; University of Central Florida, USA

Level Set Segmentation using Statistical Shape Priors
Ayman El-Baz, Aly Farag, Esen Yoksel; University of Louisville, USA

A Discriminative Method For Semi-Automated Tumorous Tissues Segmentation of MR Brain Images
Yangqiu Song, Changshui Zhang, Jianguo Lee; Tsinghua University, China

Automatic Segmentation of MR Brain Images Using Spatial-Varying Gaussian Mixture and Markov Random Field Approach
Zhigang Peng, William Wee, Jing-Huei Lee; University of Cincinnati, USA

Octree-based Topology-preserving Isosurface Simplification
Ying Bai, Jerry Prince; Johns Hopkins University, USA
Xiao Han; Massachusetts General Hospital NMR Center, USA

Vessels as 4D Curves: Global Minimal 4D Paths to Extract 3D Tubular Surfaces
Hua Li, Anthony Yezzi; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Segmentation of vessels using weighted local variances and an active contour model
W.K. Law, Albert C.S. Chung; The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Poster Session 2

Boundary Element Method-Based Scattered Feature Interpolation Algorithm in the Analysis of LV Deformation
Ping Yan; Yale University, USA

Interpolation in Discrete Single Figure Medial Objects
Qiong Han, Stephen M. Pizer, James N. Damon; University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA

Robust Tensor Splines for Approximation of Diffusion Tensor MRI Data
Angelos Barmpoutis, Baba Vemuri, John Forder; University of Florida, USA

Theoretical Analysis of the Effects of Noise on Isotropic Diffusion Tensors
Hongtu Zhu, Xuejun Hao, Dongrong Xu, Amir Raz, Jason Royal, Satie Shova, Bradley Peterson; Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA

Efficient Generation of Shape-Based Reference Reference Frames for the Corpus Callosum for DTI-based Connectivity Analysis
Hui Sun, Paul Yushkevich, Hui Zhang, James Gee; University of Pennsylvania, USA
Tony Simon; University of California, USA

Segmentation of fMRI Data by Maximization of Region Contrast
Pinaki Mitra, Vanathi Gopalakrishnan, Vanathi Gopalakrishnan; University of Pittsburgh, USA

Detecting Cognitive States from fMRI Images by Machine Learning and Multivariate Classification
Yong Fan, Dinggang Shen, Christos Davatzikos; University of Pennsylvania, USA

Nonlinear dimension reduction and activation detection for fMRI dataset
Xilin Shen, Francois Meyer; University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Spatio-temporal segmentation of rheumatoid arthritis lesions in serial MR images of joints
Kelvin Leung, Derek Hill; University College London, UK
Nadeem Saeed, Kumar Changani, Simon Campbell; GlaxoSmithKline, UK

Multiple Fiducial Identification Using the Hidden Markov Model
Zhiping Mu, Dongshan Fu, Gopinath Kuduvalli; Accuray, Inc., USA

Segmentation of Rat Cardiac Ultrasound Images with Large Dropout Regions
Xiaoning Qian, Hemant Tagare; Yale University, USA
Zhong Tao; R2 Technology Inc., USA

Analyzing Long Term Effects of Cocaine Exposure on Adolescent Brain Structure with Symmetric Diffeomorphisms
Brian Avants, Charles Epstein, James Gee; University of Pennsylvania, USA
Hallam Hurt; Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, USA

Illumination correction for content analysis in uterine cervix images
Hila Dvir, Shiri Gordon, Hayit Greenspan; Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Bayesian Estimation of Smooth Parameter Maps for Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MR Images with Block-ICM
B. Michael Kelm, Natalie Mueller, Bjoern H. Menze, Fred A. Hamprecht; University of Heidelberg, Germany

Optimum Flip Angle Selection for T1 measurement in Breast MRI
Georgios Ketsetzis, Michael Brady; Oxford, UK