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2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference will cover diverse topics ranging from biomedical engineering to healthcare technologies to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions and oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by IEEE Xplore and Medline/PubMed.

  • 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society covers a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by PubMed and EI. Prop

  • 2012 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2011 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc.

  • 2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2009 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The general theme of EMBC'08 is "Personalized Healthcare through Technology", covering a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical and clinical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. Transfer of research results from academia to industry will also be a focus of the conference.

  • 2007 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

  • 2006 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

  • 2005 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)


2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2016)

The IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) is the premier forumfor the presentation of technological advances in theoretical and applied biomedical imaging. ISBI 2016 willbe the thirteenth meeting in this series. The previous meetings have played a leading role in facilitatinginteraction between researchers in medical and biological imaging. The 2016 meeting will continue thistradition of fostering crossfertilization among different imaging communities and contributing to an integrativeapproach to biomedical imaging across all scales of observation.

  • 2015 IEEE 12th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2015)

    The IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances in theoretical and applied biomedical imaging. ISBI 2015 will be the 12th meeting in this series. The previous meetings have played a leading role in facilitating interaction between researchers in medical and biological imaging. The 2014 meeting will continue this tradition of fostering crossfertilization among different imaging communities and contributing to an integrative approach to biomedical imaging across all scales of observation.

  • 2014 IEEE 11th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2014)

    The IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances in theoretical and applied biomedical imaging. ISBI 2014 will be the eleventh meeting in this series. The previous meetings have played a leading role in facilitating interaction between researchers in medical and biological imaging. The 2014 meeting will continue this tradition of fostering crossfertilization among different imaging communities and contributing to an integrative approach to biomedical imaging across all scales of observation.

  • 2013 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2013)

    To serve the biological, biomedical, bioengineering, bioimaging and other technical communities through a quality program of presentations and papers on the foundation, application, development, and use of biomedical imaging.

  • 2012 IEEE 9th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2012)

    To serve the biological, biomedical, bioengineering, bioimaging, and other technical communities through a quality program of presentations and papers on the foundation, application, development, and use of biomedical imaging.

  • 2011 IEEE 8th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2011)

    To serve the biological, biomedical, bioengineering, bioimaging, and other technical communities through a quality program of presentations and papers on the foundation, application, development, and use of biomedical imaging.

  • 2010 IEEE 7th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2010)

    To serve the biological, biomedical, bioengineering, bioimaging, and other technical communities through a quality program of presentations and papers on the foundation, application, development, and use of biomedical imaging.

  • 2009 IEEE 6th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2009)

    Algorithmic, mathematical and computational aspects of biomedical imaging, from nano- to macroscale. Topics of interest include image formation and reconstruction, computational and statistical image processing and analysis, dynamic imaging, visualization, image quality assessment, and physical, biological and statistical modeling. Molecular, cellular, anatomical and functional imaging modalities and applications.

  • 2008 IEEE 5th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2008)

    Algorithmic, mathematical and computational aspects of biomedical imaging, from nano- to macroscale. Topics of interest include image formation and reconstruction, computational and statistical image processing and analysis, dynamic imaging, visualization, image quality assessment, and physical, biological and statistical modeling. Molecular, cellular, anatomical and functional imaging modalities and applications.

  • 2007 IEEE 4th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano (ISBI 2007)

  • 2006 IEEE 3rd International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano (ISBI 2006)


2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automaton and Systems (ICCAS)

Control Theory and Application, Intelligent Systems, Industrial Applications of Control,Sensor and Signal Processing, Control Devices and Instruments, Robot Control, RobotVision, Human-Robot Interaction, Robotic Applications, Unmanned Vehicle Systems...


2013 IEEE 11th International Conference on Electronic Measurement & Instruments (ICEMI)

ICEMI is invited authors to submit original papers in any but not limited as following areas: Science Foundation of Instrument and Measurement Innovative Designing of Instrument and Test System Applications on Instrument and Testing Signal & Image Processing Sensor and Non-electric Measurement Communication and Network Test Systems Control Theory and Application Condition Monitoring, Fault Diagnosis and Prediction Other Relevant Theories and Technologies

  • 2011 IEEE 10th International Conference on Electronic Measurement & Instruments (ICEMI)

    ICEMI is the world s premier conference dedicated to the electronic test of devices, boards and systems covering the complete cycle from design verification, test, diagnosis, failure analysis and back to process and design improvement, and is convened every two years. The purpose of the ICEMI is to provide excellent opportunities for scientists, engineers, and participants throughout the world to present the latest research results and to exchange their views or experience.

  • 2009 9th International Conference on Electronic Measurement & Instruments (ICEMI 2009)

    Science Foundation of Instrument and Measurement Instrument, Measurement and Test Technology: Sensing Technology and Transducer Designing of Instrument and Test System Applications on Instrument and Testing: Communication and Network Test Systems Control Theory and Application

  • 2007 8th International Conference on Electronic Measurement & Instruments (ICEMI 2007)


2012 38th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC)

Biological Engineering and Modeling; Biomaterials; Biomechanics; Biomedical Devices; Imaging and Instrumentation; Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering; and Student Competitions.

  • 2011 37th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC)

    The conference will serve to exchange ideas on bioengineering related research. there wqill be oral presentations and posters on current biomedical engineering research. there will also be invited speakers to speak on their current research. new this year will be a senior design competition.


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Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE

IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) bridges the theory and practice of computer graphics. From specific algorithms to full system implementations, CG&A offers a strong combination of peer-reviewed feature articles and refereed departments, including news and product announcements. Special Applications sidebars relate research stories to commercial development. Cover stories focus on creative applications of the technology by an artist or ...


Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, IEEE

Both general and technical articles on current technologies and methods used in biomedical and clinical engineering; societal implications of medical technologies; current news items; book reviews; patent descriptions; and correspondence. Special interest departments, students, law, clinical engineering, ethics, new products, society news, historical features and government.


Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on

Signal-processing aspects of image processing, imaging systems, and image scanning, display, and printing. Includes theory, algorithms, and architectures for image coding, filtering, enhancement, restoration, segmentation, and motion estimation; image formation in tomography, radar, sonar, geophysics, astronomy, microscopy, and crystallography; image scanning, digital half-toning and display, andcolor reproduction.


Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on

The development and application of electric systems, apparatus, devices, and controls to the processes and equipment of industry and commerce; the promotion of safe, reliable, and economic installations; the encouragement of energy conservation; the creation of voluntary engineering standards and recommended practices.


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Fluid shear stress inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell migration in vitro

J. S. Garanich; J. M. Tarbell Proceedings of the Second Joint 24th Annual Conference and the Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society] [Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2002

Vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) are exposed directly to blood flow and fluid-induced shear stress (SS) in injured blood vessels and are also exposed to SS in intact vessels via interstitial flow driven by the transmural pressure gradient. It has been shown that abnormally high SMC migration from the vessel's media to its intima is one of the contributing factors ...


Prediction of Temperature Distribution and Volume of Lesion During HIFU Therapy

Mohsen Heydari; Mehran Jahed 2009 Sixth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, 2009

Ultrasound hyperthermia is used to treat tumors in human tissue by heat. It is characterized by the application of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), high local temperatures and short treating time of a few seconds. HIFU is a non-invasive treatment modality for a variety of cancers, including breast, prostate, kidney, liver, bone, uterus, and pancreatic cancers. Computer models have been ...


Numerical study on magnetic effect on drug delivery vehicle motion in tumor-defective blood vessels using arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Algorithm

Yu-Chung Liao; Rei-Yu Chein 2013 E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), 2013

This study presented numerical study on the motion of drug delivery vehicle (DDV) in blood vessel based the enhanced permeability and retention (EPR) effect due to the tumor-defective blood vessel. Instead of traditional particle tracing, the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Algorithm (ALE) was employed in this study to account for the force coupling between the moving DDV, blood flow, and magnetic field. ...


Objective Selection of High-Frequency Power Doppler Wall Filter Cutoff Velocity for Regions of Interest Containing Multiple Small Vessels

Stephen Z. Pinter; James C. Lacefield IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2010

High-frequency (> 20 MHz) power Doppler ultrasound is frequently used to quantify vascularity in preclinical studies of small animal angiogenic models, but quantitative images can be difficult to obtain in the presence of flow artifacts. To improve flow quantification, color pixel density (CPD) can be plotted as a function of wall filter cutoff velocity to produce a wall-filter selection curve ...


A Simple and Fast Algorithm to Detect the Fovea Region in Fundus Retinal Image

Soumitra Samanta; Sanjoy Kumar Saha; Bhabatosh Chanda 2011 Second International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology, 2011

Retinal image analysis is one of the crucial topics in medical image processing. During the last three decades, people are trying to extract the different features (like blood vessels, optic disk, macula, fovea etc.) automatically from retinal image. Fovea is one of the important feature of a fundus retinal image. This paper present a simple and fast algorithm using Mathematical ...


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Fluid shear stress inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell migration in vitro

J. S. Garanich; J. M. Tarbell Proceedings of the Second Joint 24th Annual Conference and the Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society] [Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2002

Vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) are exposed directly to blood flow and fluid-induced shear stress (SS) in injured blood vessels and are also exposed to SS in intact vessels via interstitial flow driven by the transmural pressure gradient. It has been shown that abnormally high SMC migration from the vessel's media to its intima is one of the contributing factors ...


Prediction of Temperature Distribution and Volume of Lesion During HIFU Therapy

Mohsen Heydari; Mehran Jahed 2009 Sixth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, 2009

Ultrasound hyperthermia is used to treat tumors in human tissue by heat. It is characterized by the application of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), high local temperatures and short treating time of a few seconds. HIFU is a non-invasive treatment modality for a variety of cancers, including breast, prostate, kidney, liver, bone, uterus, and pancreatic cancers. Computer models have been ...


Numerical study on magnetic effect on drug delivery vehicle motion in tumor-defective blood vessels using arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Algorithm

Yu-Chung Liao; Rei-Yu Chein 2013 E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), 2013

This study presented numerical study on the motion of drug delivery vehicle (DDV) in blood vessel based the enhanced permeability and retention (EPR) effect due to the tumor-defective blood vessel. Instead of traditional particle tracing, the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Algorithm (ALE) was employed in this study to account for the force coupling between the moving DDV, blood flow, and magnetic field. ...


Objective Selection of High-Frequency Power Doppler Wall Filter Cutoff Velocity for Regions of Interest Containing Multiple Small Vessels

Stephen Z. Pinter; James C. Lacefield IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2010

High-frequency (> 20 MHz) power Doppler ultrasound is frequently used to quantify vascularity in preclinical studies of small animal angiogenic models, but quantitative images can be difficult to obtain in the presence of flow artifacts. To improve flow quantification, color pixel density (CPD) can be plotted as a function of wall filter cutoff velocity to produce a wall-filter selection curve ...


A Simple and Fast Algorithm to Detect the Fovea Region in Fundus Retinal Image

Soumitra Samanta; Sanjoy Kumar Saha; Bhabatosh Chanda 2011 Second International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology, 2011

Retinal image analysis is one of the crucial topics in medical image processing. During the last three decades, people are trying to extract the different features (like blood vessels, optic disk, macula, fovea etc.) automatically from retinal image. Fovea is one of the important feature of a fundus retinal image. This paper present a simple and fast algorithm using Mathematical ...


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  • VEs in Medicine; Medicine in VEs

    The first developments in virtual environments (VEs) started in the 2nd century C.E., when the Greek Galen demonstrated the theory of the spatial perception of the left and right eye. That theory was a point of departure for the work by Wheatstone in 1833, to create a breakthrough with his stereoscope. An ingenious system of mirrors presented depth cues to a subject who looked at two perspective drawings. That was before photography was developed. Yet another breakthrough in the long history of VE technology was the demonstration of the experience theater called Sensorama by the American Morton Heilig (mid-1950s). Heilig, a photographer and designer of cameras and projectors in Hollywood, devised a machine to stimulate all human senses. VE techniques were developed worldwide by, among others, Ivan Sutherland and David Evans in the 1960s. Revolutionary developments in computer graphics display hardware and software revolutionized airline safety in the form of real-time interactive flight simulators. The real hype started in 1989, when Jaron Lanier, who is often called the step-father of VEs, generated business from VE technology. Charles Dotter started experimenting with threading radio- opaque catheters through blood vessels under fluoroscopic-image guidance in the 1960s. Those experiments were a trigger point for the avalanche of minimally invasive imaging procedures emerging today in clinical practice. Dotter was the first to interact and intervene with a patient in an indirect way: He looked at shadow images in stead of the patient. The first step toward medicine in VE was taken. This chapter advocates the use of VE technologies in the field of medicine to render medical services in a virtual world: to bring medical care to the patient and to improve care by dedicated training and skills building. This chapter begins by highlighting the technologies involved with VE and how these technologies create benefits for the medical community. The second part of the chapter illustrates that the combined efforts of the medical and computer societies have already created real products. However, there is still a lot of effort needed to revolutionize health care.

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    The monitoring of the effects of retinopathy on the visual system can be assisted by analyzing the vascular architecture of the retina. This book presents methods based on Gabor filters to detect blood vessels in fundus images of the retina. Forty images of the retina from the Digital Retinal Images for Vessel Extraction (DRIVE) database were used to evaluate the performance of the methods. The results demonstrate high efficiency in the detection of blood vessels with an area under the receiver operating characteristic curve of 0.96. Monitoring the openness of the major temporal arcade (MTA) could facilitate improved diagnosis and optimized treatment of retinopathy. This book presents methods for the detection and modeling of the MTA, including the generalized Hough transform to detect parabolic forms. Results obtained with 40 images of the DRIVE database, compared with hand- drawn traces of the MTA, indicate a mean distance to the closest point of about 0.24mm. This book illustrates a plications of the methods mentioned above for the analysis of the effects of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity on retinal vascular architecture.

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    Fundus images of the retina are color images of the eye taken by specially designed digital cameras. Ophthalmologists rely on fundus images to diagnose various diseases that affect the eye, such as diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity. A crucial preliminary step in the analysis of retinal images is the identification and localization of important anatomical structures, such as the optic nerve head (ONH), the macula, and the major vascular arcades. Identification of the ONH is an important initial step in the detection and analysis of the anatomical structures and pathological features in the retina. Different types of retinal pathology may be detected and analyzed via the application of appropriately designed techniques of digital image processing and pattern recognition. Computer-aided analysis of retinal images has the potential to facilitate quantitative and objective analysis of retinal lesions and abnormalities. Accurate identification and localization of retinal f atures and lesions could contribute to improved diagnosis, treatment, and management of retinopathy. This book presents an introduction to diagnostic imaging of the retina and an overview of image processing techniques for ophthalmology. In particular, digital image processing algorithms and pattern analysis techniques for the detection of the ONH are described. In fundus images, the ONH usually appears as a bright region, white or yellow in color, and is indicated as the convergent area of the network of blood vessels. Use of the geometrical and intensity characteristics of the ONH, as well as the property that the ONH represents the location of entrance of the blood vessels and the optic nerve into the retina, is demonstrated in developing the methods. The image processing techniques described in the book include morphological filters for preprocessing fundus images, filters for edge detection, the Hough transform for the detection of lines and circles, Gabor filters to detect the b ood vessels, and phase portrait analysis for the detection of convergent or node- like patterns. Illustrations of application of the methods to fundus images from two publicly available databases are presented, in terms of locating the center and the boundary of the ONH. Methods for quantitative evaluation of the results of detection of the ONH using measures of overlap and free-response receiver operating characteristics are also described. Table of Contents: Introduction / Computer-aided Analysis of Images of the Retina / Detection of Geometrical Patterns / Datasets and Experimental Setup / Detection of the\Optic Nerve Head\Using the Hough Transform / Detection of the\Optic Nerve Head\Using Phase Portraits / Concluding Remarks



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