Guest Editors' Comments.- Miniaturized CMOS Imaging Module with Real-time DSP Technology for Endoscope and Laryngoscope Applications.- Resolution Improvement of Scanning Acoustic Microscopy Using Sparse Signal Representation.- Time Efficient DT-MRI Acquisition Parameters for Robust Estimation of Fiber Tracts.- Non-rigid Ultrasound Image Registration Based on Intensity and Local Phase Information.- Adaptive Grid Generation Based Non-rigid Image Registration using Mutual Information for Breast MRI.- Non-Iterative Hierarchical Registration for Medical Images.- Image Reconstruction Scheme Based on Phase Correction and Singularity Function Analysis Model.- Robust Multimodal Registration using Local Phase-Coherence Representations.- Multimodality Image Registration using Spatial Procrustes Analysis and Modified Conditional Entropy.- Image Processing for Fusion Identification between the GLUT4 Storage Vesicles and the Plasma Membrane.- Effective filtration techniques for gallbladder ultrasound images with variable contrast.- Image segmentation and selective smoothing based on variational framework.- Robust B-spline Snakes for Ultrasound Image Segmentation.- Vasculature Segmentation in MRA Images Using Gradient Compensated Geodesic Active Contours.- A Scalable Framework for Segmenting Magnetic Resonance Images.- Image Segmentation using Excess Entropy.- Effect of Number of Coupled Structures on the Segmentation of Brain Structures.- Edge-based Segmentation Using Robust Evolutionary Algorithm Applied to Medical Images.- Automated Protein Distribution Detection in High-throughput Image-based siRNA Library Screens.- Automated Renal Cell Carcinoma Subtype Classification Using Morphological, Textural and Wavelets Based Features.- In vivo short-echo time localized 1H MRS of the rat brain at 7T: influence of two strategies of background-accommodation on the metabolite concentration estimation using QUEST.- Intravascular Ultrasound Tissue Characterization with Sub-class Error-Correcting Output Codes.- Automated Breast Cancer Diagnosis based on GVF-Snake Segmentation, Wavelet Features Extraction and Fuzzy Classification.- Reproducibility of Laplacian wall thickness measurements of the gallbladder with varying CT slice thickness.- Detection of Breast Masses in Mammogram Images Using Growing Neural Gas Algorithm and Ripley's K Function.- Retinal vessel radius estimation and a vessel center line segmentation method based on ridge descriptors.- Detection of Retinal Blood Vessels Based on Nonlinear Projections.-Using Articulated Models for Tracking Multiple C. elegans in Physical Contact.- Ultrasound Image Sequence Registration and Its Application for Thyroid Nodular Disease.- Left Ventricle Segmentation Using Model Fitting and Active Surfaces.- Estimating Brain Deformation during Surgery Using Finite Element Method: Optimization and Comparison of Two Linear Models.- Histopathological Image Analysis using Model-based Intermediate Representations and Color Texture: Follicular Lymphoma Grading.- Balancing the Role of Priors in Multi-observer Segmentation Evaluation.- Registration of Brain Atlas to MR Images Using Topology Preserving Front Propagation.- Embedded Computing for Fluorescence Confocal Endomicroscopy Imaging.- Non-rigid Registration for Large Sets of Microscopic Images on Graphics Processors.- Wavelet-based Interpolation Scheme for Resolution Enhancement of Medical Images.- Parallel Algorithms based on the Temporal-Window Method for Non-Alternating 3D-WT over Angiographies using a Multicomputer.- Computational Complexity Reduction for Volumetric Cardiac Deformation Recovery.
Edited by some of the most experienced authors in the field, Biomedical Imaging provides comprehensive coverage on medical and biological imaging. Original research and critical reviews on software and hardware technologies for medical and biological imaging tasks are presented in the book, along with data processing in all imaging modalities for molecular, cellular, anatomical and functional imaging.
Research topics include image acquisition, registration, reconstruction, multimodality methods, noise filtering and image enhancement, segmentation, classification and feature detection, model and atlas based imaging, as well as system development and acceleration technologies.
Biomedical Imaging is comprised of 40 contributed chapters, which are organized in such a way that researchers, engineers, clinical practitioners and graduate students can easily follow up with relevant topics, and will benefit from reading the views of the domain experts in their fields.