VCBM 15: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine

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VCBM 15: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine


Chester, UK, September 14 – 15, 2015

Segmentation and Registration
CoWRadar: Visual Quantification of the Circle of Willis in Stroke Patients
Haichao Miao, Gabriel Mistelbauer, Christian Našel, and M. Eduard Gröller
Visual Analysis of Medical Image Segmentation Feature Space for Interactive Supervised Classification
Vladimir Molchanov, Teodora Chitiboi, and Lars Linsen
Uncertainty Estimation and Visualization for Multi-modal Image Segmentation
Ahmed Al-Taie, Horst K. Hahn, and Lars Linsen
Image Registration Methods for Patient-Specific Virtual Physiological Human Models
Julia E. E. de Oliveira, Paul Giessler, and Thomas M. Deserno
Molecular Visualization and Visual Analytics
FoldSynth: Interactive 2D/3D Visualisation Platform for Molecular Strands
Stephen Todd, Peter Todd, Frederic Fol Leymarie, William Latham, Lawrence A. Kelley, Michael Sternberg, Jim Hugues, and Stephen Taylor
Instant Visualization of Secondary Structures of Molecular Models
Pedro Hermosilla, V. Guallar, Alvar Vinacua, and Pere-Pau Vázquez
cellVIEW: a Tool for Illustrative and Multi-Scale Rendering of Large Biomolecular Datasets
Mathieu Le Muzic, Ludovic Autin, Julius Parulek, and Ivan Viola
Discovering Medical Knowledge Using Visual Analytics
Werner Sturm, Tobias Schreck, Andreas Holzinger, and Torsten Ullrich
Volume Visualization
Interactive Position-dependent Customization of Transfer Function Classification Parameters in Volume Rendering
Tobias Brix, Aaron Scherzinger, Andreas Völker, and Klaus Hinrichs
Motion-moderated Transfer Function for Volume Rendering 4D CMR Data
Simon Walton, Min Chen, and Cameron Holloway
Illustrative Multi-volume Rendering for PET/CT Scans
Kai Lawonn, Noeska Smit, Bernhard Preim, and Anna Vilanova
Fiber Stipples for Crossing Tracts in Probabilistic Tractography
Andre Reichenbach, Mathias Goldau, and Mario Hlawitschka
Visual Computing for Vessel Structures
Automated Slice-Based Artery Identification in Various Field-of-View CTA Scans
David Major, Alexey A. Novikov, Maria Wimmer, Jiri Hladuvka, and Katja Bühler
A Two-Level Cascade Classification Algorithm for Real-Time Bifurcation Detection in CTA Images of Blood Vessels
Alexey A. Novikov, Maria Wimmer, David Major, and Katja Bühler
A Survey of Cardiac 4D PC-MRI Data Processing
Benjamin Köhler, Silvia Born, Roy F. P. van Pelt, Uta Preim, and Bernhard Preim
Histology-Based Evaluation of Optical Coherence Tomographic Characteristics of the Cerebral Artery Wall via Virtual Inflating
Sylvia Glaßer, Thomas Hoffmann, Axel Boese, Samuel Voß, Thomas Kalinski, Martin Skalej, and Bernhard Preim
Haptics and Interaction
Haptics-based Modelling of Pigmented Skin Lesions
Alejandro Granados, James Bryan, Taha Abdalla, Genevieve Osborne, and Fernando Bello
Simulation-based Ultrasound Training Supported by Annotations, Haptics and Linked Multimodal Views
Yuen C. Law, Thomas Knott, Sebastian Pick, Benjamin Weyers, and Torsten W. Kuhlen
Exploration of 3D Medical Image Data for Interventional Radiology using Myoelectric Gesture Control
Julian Hettig, André Mewes, Oleksandr Riabikin, Martin Skalej, Bernhard Preim, and Christian Hansen
QuantiScale: A Study in Redesigning Interactions for Multi-Touch
Felix Ritter, Jumana Al Issawi, and Simon Benten
Schematic Electrode Map for Navigation in Neuro Data Sets
Christian Schulte zu Berge, Jakob Weiss, and Nassir Navab
Accuracy Assessment of Free Hand Grasping Interaction in Mixed Reality
Maadh Al Kalbani and Ian Williams
Challenges and Technologies for Low Cost Wheelchair Simulation
Christopher J. Headleand, Thomas Day, Serban R. Pop, Panagiotis D. Ritsos, and Nigel W. John
SWiFT Seeing the Wood From the Trees: helping people make sense of their health data
Dan Brown, David Duce, Rachel Franklin, Rachel Harrison, Clare Martin, and Marion Waite
Visualisation of PET data in the Fly Algorithm
Zainab Ali Abbood, Jean-Marie Rocchisani, and Franck P. Vidal
Simulated Motion Artefact in Computed Tomography
Franck P. Vidal and Pierre-Frédéric Villard
A Haptics-enabled Simulator for Transperineal Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Panagiotis D. Ritsos, Marc R. Edwards, Iqbal S. Shergill, and Nigel W. John
A Statistical Method for Surface Detection
Samuel Smith and Ian Williams
Automatic Real-time Annotation of Important Landmarks in Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Blocks
Frank Lindseth, Linda Leidig, and Erik Smistad
Parametric-based Reconstruction Of 3D Mesh Models; Towards the Generation of a Parametric Human Foot Biomodel
Alexander Agathos and Philip Azariadis

Recent Submissions

  • Agathos, Alexander; Azariadis, Philip (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    In this work a new reconstruction technique is presented based on Parametric-Based Deformation. The new method uses a template 3D mesh model which is deformed according to user-defined semantic parameters in order to derive ...
  • Vidal, Franck P.; Villard, Pierre-Frédéric (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    We propose a simulation framework to simulate the computed tomography acquisition process. It includes five components: anatomic data, respiration modelling, automatic parametrisation, X-ray simulation, and tomography ...
  • Abbood, Zainab Ali; Rocchisani, Jean-Marie; Vidal, Franck P. (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    We use the Fly algorithm, an artificial evolution strategy, to reconstruct positron emission tomography (PET) images. The algorithm iteratively optimises the position of 3D points. It eventually produces a point cloud, ...
  • Smith, Samuel; Williams, Ian (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    This work presents a new method for 3D surface detection using a statistical dual-region filter. The method improves over traditional 3D surface detection techniques by resolving interfaces between different stochastic ...
  • Headleand, Christopher J.; Day, Thomas; Pop, Serban R.; Ritsos, Panagiotis D.; John, Nigel W. (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    The use of electric wheelchairs is inherently risky, as collisions due to lack of control can result in injury for the user, but also potentially for other pedestrians. Introducing new users to powered chairs via virtual ...
  • Berge, Christian Schulte zu; Weiss, Jakob; Navab, Nassir (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Neuro resection surgery is one of the last resorts when treating epilepsy patients where conservative treatment shows no effect on seizure reduction. However, due to the severity of the surgery, the resection planning has ...
  • Brown, Dan; Duce, David; Franklin, Rachel; Harrison, Rachel; Martin, Clare; Waite, Marion (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    The aim of the SWIFT project is to determine which visualisations of blood glucose-related data on mobile devices are most usable by people with insulin-dependent diabetes, to improve self-management.
  • Lindseth, Frank; Leidig, Linda; Smistad, Erik (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    The main focus of the preliminary work presented here is the automatic real-time annotation (detection and tracking) of the important structures seen in an ultrasound image taken from a femoral nerve block, i.e. the femoral ...
  • Ritsos, Panagiotis D.; Edwards, Marc R.; Shergill, Iqbal S.; John, Nigel W. (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    We present the development of a transperineal prostate biopsy, with high fidelity haptic feedback. We describe our current prototype, which is using physical props and a Geomagic Touch. In addition, we discuss a method for ...
  • Ritter, Felix; Issawi, Jumana Al; Benten, Simon (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    We investigate the performance of QuantiScale, a new multi-touch interaction technique for the quantification of distances in medical images and discuss the benefits and prospects of redesigning interactions with multi-touch ...
  • Law, Yuen C.; Knott, Thomas; Pick, Sebastian; Weyers, Benjamin; Kuhlen, Torsten W. (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    When learning ultrasound (US) imaging, trainees must learn how to recognize structures, interpret textures and shapes, and simultaneously register the 2D ultrasound images to their 3D anatomical mental models. Alleviating ...
  • Hettig, Julian; Mewes, André; Riabikin, Oleksandr; Skalej, Martin; Preim, Bernhard; Hansen, Christian (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Human-computer interaction with medical images in a sterile environment is a challenging task. It is often delegated to an assistant or performed directly by the physician with an interaction device wrapped in a sterile ...
  • Granados, Alejandro; Bryan, James; Abdalla, Taha; Osborne, Genevieve; Bello, Fernando (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Dermatology is under-represented in medical undergraduate education with newly graduated doctors not being able to identify common and important skin conditions. In order to become competent in diagnosing skin lesions, it ...
  • Köhler, Benjamin; Born, Silvia; Pelt, Roy F. P. van; Preim, Uta; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Cardiac 4D PC-MRI acquisitions gained increasing clinical interest in recent years. They allow to non-invasively obtain extensive information about patient-specific hemodynamics and thus have a great potential to improve ...
  • Glaßer, Sylvia; Hoffmann, Thomas; Boese, Axel; Voß, Samuel; Kalinski, Thomas; Skalej, Martin; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    With an increased rate of cerebrovascular diseases, the need for an advanced vessel wall analysis increases as well. In this work, we provide new information of cerebral artery walls extracted with optical coherence ...
  • Reichenbach, Andre; Goldau, Mathias; Hlawitschka, Mario (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Given diffusion weighted magnetic resonance (dMRI) data, tractography methods may reconstruct estimations of neural connections of the human brain, so called tractograms. Probabilistic tractography algorithms generate a ...
  • Major, David; Novikov, Alexey A.; Wimmer, Maria; Hladuvka, Jiri; Bühler, Katja (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Automated identification of main arteries in Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) scans plays a key role in the initialization of vessel tracking algorithms. Automated vessel tracking tools support physicians in vessel ...
  • Novikov, Alexey A.; Wimmer, Maria; Major, David; Bühler, Katja (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    We introduce a cascade classification algorithm for bifurcation detection in Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) scans of blood vessels. The proposed algorithm analyzes the vessel surrounding by a trained classifier ...
  • Lawonn, Kai; Smit, Noeska; Preim, Bernhard; Vilanova, Anna (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    In this paper we present illustrative visualization techniques for PET/CT datasets. PET/CT scanners acquire both PET and CT image data in order to combine functional metabolic information with structural anatomical ...
  • Walton, Simon; Chen, Min; Holloway, Cameron (The Eurographics Association, 2015)
    Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) produces time-varying volume data by combining conventional MRI techniques with ECG gating. It allows physicians to inspect the dynamics of a beating heart, such as myocardium motion ...

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