Special Issue "Medical Imaging & Image Processing"


A special issue of Technologies (ISSN 2227-7080).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2015

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Yudong Zhang
Professor, School of Computer Science & Technology, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023, China, Research Scientist, Brain Imaging Lab, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Website: http://computer.njnu.edu.cn/profile.ashx?staffID=102
E-Mail: zhangyudongnuaa@gmail.com
Phone: +86-15905183664
Interests: magnetic resonance imaging; medical image processing; knowledge engineering

Guest Editor
Dr. Zhengchao Dong
Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA, Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
Website: http://childpsych.columbia.edu/brainimaging/CV_dong.html
E-Mail: zhengchaodong@gmail.com
Phone: +1-212-543-5997
Fax: +1-212-543 6660
Interests: magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Medical Imaging has become an essential component in many fields of bio-medical research and clinical practice. Biologists study cells and generate 3D confocal microscopy data sets, virologists generate 3D reconstructions of viruses from micrographs, radiologists identify and quantify tumors from MRI and CT scans, and neuroscientists detect regional metabolic brain activity from PET and functional MRI scans.

Image Processing includes the analysis, enhancement and display of images captured via various medical imaging technologies. Image reconstruction and modeling techniques allow instant processing of 2D signals to create 3D images. In addition, image processing and analysis can be used to determine the diameter, volume and vasculature of a tumor or organ, flow parameters of blood or other fluids and microscopic changes that have yet to raise any otherwise discernible flags.

Dr. Yudong Zhang
Dr. Zhengchao Dong
Guest Editors


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  • medical imaging
  • biological imaging
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • neuroimaging
  • computerized tomography
  • image processing & analysis
  • machine learning
  • pattern recognition

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Last update: 15 July 2014

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