VCBM 18: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine
Granada, Spain, September 20 – 21, 2018
Ultrasound Decompression for Large Field-of-View Reconstructions
Interaction and Evaluation
ICG based Augmented-Reality-System for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
A Prototype Holographic Augmented Reality Interface for Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Interventions
Visual Analytics in Histopathology Diagnostics: a Protocol-Based Approach
Automatic Generation of Web-Based User Studies to Evaluate Depth Perception in Vascular Surface Visualizations
A Critical Analysis of the Evaluation Practice in Medical Visualization
Head and Brain
Annotated Dendrograms for Neurons From the Larval Fruit Fly Brain
A Multilinear Model for Bidirectional Craniofacial Reconstruction
Iterative Exploration of Big Brain Network Data
Progressive and Efficient Multi-Resolution Representations for Brain Tractograms
Visual Analysis of Evolution of EEG Coherence Networks employing Temporal Multidimensional Scaling
Introducing CNN-Based Mouse Grim Scale Analysis for Fully Automated Image-Based Assessment of Distress in Laboratory Mice
Uncertainty-Guided Semi-Automated Editing of CNN-based Retinal Layer Segmentations in Optical Coherence Tomography
A Framework for Visual Comparison of 4D PC-MRI Aortic Blood Flow Data
A New Vessel Enhancement Transform on Retinal Blood Vessels Segmentation
Visual Assessment of Vascular Torsion using Ellipse Fitting
Visual Analysis of Regional Anomalies in Myocardial Motion
Parameterization and Feature Extraction for the Visualization of Tree-like Structures
Estimation of Muscle Activity in One-Leg Stance from 3D Surface Deformation
VisualFlatter - Visual Analysis of Distortions in the Projection of Biomedical Structures
Global and Local Mesh Morphing for Complex Biological Objects from µCT Data
Improving Perception of Molecular Surface Visualizations by Incorporating Translucency Effects
Semantic Screen-Space Occlusion for Multiscale Molecular Visualization
Visual Exploratory Analysis for Multiple T-Maze Studies
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Evaluation of spatial learning and memory in rodents is commonly carried out using different maze settings such as the Multiple T-Maze. State-of-the-art analysis is primarily based on statistics of quantitative measures ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Visual clutter is a major problem in large biological data visualization. It is often addressed through the means of level of detail schemes coupled with an appropriate coloring of the visualized structures. Ambient occlusion ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Molecular surfaces are a commonly used representation in the analysis of molecular structures as they provide a compact description of the space occupied by a molecule and its accessibility. However, due to the high ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)We show how biologically coherent mesh models of animals can be created from µCT data to generate artificial yet naturally looking intermediate objects. The whole pipeline of processing algorithms is presented, starting ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Projections of complex anatomical or biological structures from 3D to 2D are often used by visualization and domain experts to facilitate inspection and understanding. Representing complex structures, such as organs or ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Muscular activity during human motion is usually quantified by measuring the electrical potential during muscle activation using electromyography (EMG). However, apart from producing electrical activity, muscular contraction ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)The study and visualization of vascular structures, using 3D models obtained from medical data, is an active field of research. Illustrative visualizations have been applied to this domain in multiple ways. Researchers ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Regional anomalies in the myocardial motion of the left ventricle (LV) are important biomarkers for several cardiac diseases. Myocardial motion can be captured using a velocity-encoded magnetic resonance imaging method ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Blood vessels are well explored and researched in medicine and visualization. However, the investigation of vascular torsion has yet been unexplored. In order to understand the development and current state of a single ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Four-dimensional phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (4D PC-MRI) allows for the non-invasive acquisition of in-vivo blood flow, producing a patient-specific blood flow model in selected vascular structures, e.g. the ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)The automatic detection of retinal blood vessels is a very important task in computer aided-diagnosis of retinal diseases. In this work a new method is proposed for the automated detection of the retinal vessels. Three new ...
Introducing CNN-Based Mouse Grim Scale Analysis for Fully Automated Image-Based Assessment of Distress in Laboratory Mice (The Eurographics Association, 2018)International standards require close monitoring of distress of animals undergoing laboratory experiments in order to minimize the stress level and allow choosing minimally stressful procedures for the experiments. Currently, ...
Uncertainty-Guided Semi-Automated Editing of CNN-based Retinal Layer Segmentations in Optical Coherence Tomography (The Eurographics Association, 2018)Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have enabled dramatic improvements in the accuracy of automated medical image segmentation. Despite this, in many cases, results are still not reliable enough to be trusted ''blindly''. ...
Visual Analysis of Evolution of EEG Coherence Networks employing Temporal Multidimensional Scaling (The Eurographics Association, 2018)The community structure of networks plays an important role in their analysis. It represents a high-level organization of objects within a network. However, in many application domains, the relationship between objects in ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Current tractography methods generate tractograms composed of millions of 3D polylines, called fibers, making visualization and interpretation extremely challenging, thus complexifying the use of this technique in a clinical ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)A current quest in neurscience is the understanding of how genes, structure and behavior relate to one another. In recent years, big brain-initiatives and consortia have created vast resources of publicly available brain ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)We present a bidirectional facial reconstruction method for estimating the skull given a scan of the skin surface and vice versa estimating the skin surface given the skull. Our approach is based on a multilinear model ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Recent advances in neuroscience have made it possible to reconstruct all neurons of an entire neural circuit in the larval fruit fly brain from serial electron microscopy image stacks. The reconstructed neurons are ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2018)Medical visualization aims at directly supporting physicians in diagnosis and treatment planning, students and residents in medical education, and medical physicists as well as other medical researchers in answering specific ...
Automatic Generation of Web-Based User Studies to Evaluate Depth Perception in Vascular Surface Visualizations (The Eurographics Association, 2018)User studies are often required in biomedical visualization application papers in order to provide evidence for the utility of the presented approach. An important aspect is how well depth information can be perceived, as ...