VCBM 17: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine

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VCBM 17: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine


Bremen, Germany, September 7 – 8, 2017

Biology and Networks
Protein Tunnel Reprojection for Physico-Chemical Property Analysis
Jan Malzahn, Barbora Kozlíková, and Timo Ropinski
Mammogram Classification and Abnormality Detection from Nonlocal Labels using Deep Multiple Instance Neural Network
Yoni Choukroun, Ran Bakalo, Rami Ben-Ari, Ayelet Akselrod-Ballin, Ella Barkan, and Pavel Kisilev
A Guided Spatial Transformer Network for Histology Cell Differentiation
Marc Aubreville, Maximilian Krappmann, Christof Bertram, Robert Klopfleisch, and Andreas Maier
Design Considerations for Immersive Analytics of Bird Movements Obtained by Miniaturised GPS Sensors
Hieu T. Nim, Björn Sommer, Karsten Klein, Andrea Flack, Kamran Safi, Máté Nagy, Wolfgang Fiedler, Martin Wikelski, and Falk Schreiber
Exploration and Visual Analysis
Watergate: Visual Exploration of Water Trajectories in Protein Dynamics
Viktor Vad, Jan Byška, Adam Jurcík, Ivan Viola, Eduard Gröller, Helwig Hauser, Sérgio M. Margues, Jiří Damborský, and Barbora Kozlíková
Visual Analytics of Missing Data in Epidemiological Cohort Studies
Shiva Alemzadeh, Uli Niemann, Till Ittermann, Henry Völzke, Daniel Schneider, Myra Spiliopoulou, and Bernhard Preim
Comparative Visualization for Diffusion Tensor Imaging Group Study at Multiple Levels of Detail
Changgong Zhang, Thomas Höllt, Matthan W. A. Caan, Elmar Eisemann, and Anna Vilanova
Visualizing and Exploring Dynamic Multichannel EEG Coherence Networks
Chengtao Ji, Jasper J. van de Gronde, Natasha M. Maurits, and Jos B. T. M. Roerdink
HIFUtk: Visual Analytics for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Simulation
Daniela Modena, Edmond van Dijk, Dragan Bošnacki, Huub M. M. ten Eikelder, and Michel A. Westenberg
CT-Based Navigation Guidance for Liver Tumor Ablation
Julian Alpers, Christian Hansen, Kristina Ringe, and Christian Rieder
Visual Navigation Support for Liver Applicator Placement using Interactive Map Displays
Julian Hettig, Gabriel Mistelbauer, Christian Rieder, Kai Lawonn, and Christian Hansen
Application of Image Processing Functions for Brain Tumor Enhancement in Intraoperative Ultrasound Image Data
Claire Chalopin, Elisee Ilunga Mbuyamba, Jesus Guillermo Cabal Aragon, Juan Carlos Camacho Rodriguez, Felix Arlt, Juan Gabriel Avina Cervantes, Juergen Meixensberger, and Dirk Lindner
Short Papers
MRI Hip Joint Segmentation: A Locally Bhattacharyya Weighted Hybrid 3D Level Set Approach
Duc Duy Pham, Cosmin Adrian Morariu, Tobias Terheiden, Stefan Landgraeber, Marcus Jäger, and Josef Pauli
Multi-fiber Estimation and Tractography for Diffusion MRI using mixture of Non-central Wishart Distributions
Snehlata Shakya, Xuan Gu, Nazre Batool, Evren Özarslan, and Hans Knutsson
Automatic Thrombus Detection in Non-enhanced Computed Tomography Images in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
Patrick Löber, Bernhard Stimpel, Christopher Syben, Andreas Maier, Hendrik Ditt, Peter Schramm, Boy Raczkowski, and André Kemmling
Maximizing AUC with Deep Learning for Classification of Imbalanced Mammogram Datasets
Jeremias Sulam, Rami Ben-Ari, and Pavel Kisilev
A Web-Based Tool for Cardiac Dyssynchrony Assessment on Ultrasound Data
Daniele Pezzatini, Carlos Yagüe, Paula Rudenick, Josep Blat, Bart Bijnens, and Oscar Camara
UI-Net: Interactive Artificial Neural Networks for Iterative Image Segmentation Based on a User Model
Mario Amrehn, Sven Gaube, Mathias Unberath, Frank Schebesch, Tim Horz, Maddalena Strumia, Stefan Steidl, Markus Kowarschik, and Andreas Maier
Shape and Models
Bone Fracture and Lesion Assessment using Shape-Adaptive Unfolding
Hannes Martinke, Christian Petry, Stefan Großkopf, Michael Suehling, Grzegorz Soza, Bernhard Preim, and Gabriel Mistelbauer
Combining Pseudo Chroma Depth Enhancement and Parameter Mapping for Vascular Surface Models
Benjamin Behrendt, Philipp Berg, Bernhard Preim, and Sylvia Saalfeld
Exploration of Interventricular Septum Motion in Multi-Cycle Cardiac MRI
Lennart Tautz, Markus Hüllebrand, Michael Steinmetz, Dirk Voit, Jens Frahm, and Anja Hennemuth
Concentric Circle Glyphs for Enhanced Depth-Judgment in Vascular Models
Nils Lichtenberg, Christian Hansen, and Kai Lawonn

Recent Submissions

  • Lichtenberg, Nils; Hansen, Christian; Lawonn, Kai (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Using 3D models of medical data for surgery or treatment planning requires a comprehensive visualization of the data. This is crucial to support the physician in creating a cognitive image of the presented model. Vascular ...
  • Tautz, Lennart; Hüllebrand, Markus; Steinmetz, Michael; Voit, Dirk; Frahm, Jens; Hennemuth, Anja (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Function of the heart, including interventricular septum motion, is influenced by respiration and contraction of the heart muscle. Recent real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can acquire multi-cycle cardiac data, ...
  • Behrendt, Benjamin; Berg, Philipp; Preim, Bernhard; Saalfeld, Sylvia (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    The presence of depth cues in a visualization can be a great aid in understanding the structure and topology of a vessel tree. Pseudo Chromadepth is a well-known technique for enhancing depth perception in vascular 3D ...
  • Martinke, Hannes; Petry, Christian; Großkopf, Stefan; Suehling, Michael; Soza, Grzegorz; Preim, Bernhard; Mistelbauer, Gabriel (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    The assessment of rib bone fractures and lesions consists of many images that have to be thoroughly inspected slice-by-slice and rib-by-rib. Existing visualization methods, such as curved planar reformation (CPR), reduce ...
  • Amrehn, Mario; Gaube, Sven; Unberath, Mathias; Schebesch, Frank; Horz, Tim; Strumia, Maddalena; Steidl, Stefan; Kowarschik, Markus; Maier, Andreas (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    For complex segmentation tasks, fully automatic systems are inherently limited in their achievable accuracy for extracting relevant objects. Especially in cases where only few data sets need to be processed for a highly ...
  • Pezzatini, Daniele; Yagüe, Carlos; Rudenick, Paula; Blat, Josep; Bijnens, Bart; Camara, Oscar (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a broadly used therapy in patients that suffers from heart failure (HF). The positive outcome of CRT depends strongly on the parameters criteria used to select patients and a lot ...
  • Sulam, Jeremias; Ben-Ari, Rami; Kisilev, Pavel (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death in women. Computer-aided diagnosis typically demand for carefully annotated data, precise tumor allocation and delineation of the boundaries, which is rarely available ...
  • Löber, Patrick; Stimpel, Bernhard; Syben, Christopher; Maier, Andreas; Ditt, Hendrik; Schramm, Peter; Raczkowski, Boy; Kemmling, André (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    In case of an ischemic stroke, identifying and removing blood clots is crucial for a successful recovery. We present a novel method to automatically detect vascular occlusion in non-enhanced computed tomography (NECT) ...
  • Pham, Duc Duy; Morariu, Cosmin Adrian; Terheiden, Tobias; Landgraeber, Stefan; Jäger, Marcus; Pauli, Josef (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    In this paper, we propose a novel hybrid level set approach that locally balances the combined use of both Gradient Vector Flow and region based energy cost function by means of the Bhattacharyya coefficient. The local ...
  • Shakya, Snehlata; Gu, Xuan; Batool, Nazre; Özarslan, Evren; Knutsson, Hans (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Multi-compartmental models are popular to resolve intra-voxel fiber heterogeneity. One such model is the mixture of central Wishart distributions. In this paper, we use our recently proposed model to estimate the orientations ...
  • Chalopin, Claire; Mbuyamba, Elisee Ilunga; Aragon, Jesus Guillermo Cabal; Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Camacho; Arlt, Felix; Cervantes, Juan Gabriel Avina; Meixensberger, Juergen; Lindner, Dirk (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Intraoperative ultrasound (iUS) imaging supports neurosurgeons significantly during brain tumor operations. At the beginning of the intervention the integration of the iUS image data within the navigation system guides the ...
  • Hettig, Julian; Mistelbauer, Gabriel; Rieder, Christian; Lawonn, Kai; Hansen, Christian (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Navigated placement of an ablation applicator in liver surgery would benefit from an effective intraoperative visualization of delicate 3D anatomical structures. In this paper, we propose an approach that facilitates surgery ...
  • Alpers, Julian; Hansen, Christian; Ringe, Kristina; Rieder, Christian (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Image-guided thermal ablation procedures such as microwave ablation (MWA) or radiofrequency ablation (RFA) have become clinically accepted treatment options for liver tumors. The goal of these minimally invasive procedures ...
  • Modena, Daniela; Dijk, Edmond van; Bošnacki, Dragan; Eikelder, Huub M. M. ten; Westenberg, Michel A. (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Magnetic Resonance-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU) is a novel and non-invasive therapeutic method. It can be used to locally increase the temperature in a target position in the human body. HIFU procedures ...
  • Ji, Chengtao; Gronde, Jasper J. van de; Maurits, Natasha M.; Roerdink, Jos B. T. M. (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    An electroencephalography (EEG) coherence network represents functional brain connectivity, and is constructed by calculating the coherence between pairs of electrode signals as a function of frequency. Visualization of ...
  • Zhang, Changgong; Höllt, Thomas; Caan, Matthan W. A.; Eisemann, Elmar; Vilanova, Anna (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) group studies often require the comparison of two groups of 3D diffusion tensor fields. The total number of datasets involved in the study and the multivariate nature of diffusion tensors ...
  • Alemzadeh, Shiva; Niemann, Uli; Ittermann, Till; Völzke, Henry; Schneider, Daniel; Spiliopoulou, Myra; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    We introduce a visual analytics solution to analyze and treat missing values. Our solution is based on general approaches to handle missing values, but is fine-tuned to the problems in epidemiological cohort study data. ...
  • Vad, Viktor; Byška, Jan; Jurcík, Adam; Viola, Ivan; Gröller, Eduard; Hauser, Helwig; Marques, Sérgio M.; Damborský, Jiří; Kozlíková, Barbora (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    The function of proteins is tightly related to their interactions with other molecules. The study of such interactions often requires to track the molecules that enter or exit specific regions of the proteins. This is ...
  • Nim, Hieu T.; Sommer, Björn; Klein, Karsten; Flack, Andrea; Safi, Kamran; Nagy, Máté; Fiedler, Wolfgang; Wikelski, Martin; Schreiber, Falk (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Recent advances in miniaturising sensor tags allow to obtain high-resolution bird trajectories, presenting an opportunity for immersive close-up observation of individual and group behaviour in mid-air. The combination of ...
  • Aubreville, Marc; Krappmann, Maximilian; Bertram, Christof; Klopfleisch, Robert; Maier, Andreas (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Identification and counting of cells and mitotic figures is a standard task in diagnostic histopathology. Due to the large overall cell count on histological slides and the potential sparse prevalence of some relevant cell ...

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