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Organised by City, University of London
Located at the Moore Complex, Royal Holloway, Egham
9 - 11 July 2014

Oral sessions will be held in the Moore Complex Auditorium.
Poster sessions will be held in Room MX34.

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 
12:00 - 18:00Registration
Moore Complex entrance
14:00 - 16:00Tutorial MATLAB for Medical Image Processing
Dr. Jasmina Lazic, Mathworks
16:00 - 16:30Tea / coffee
16:30 - 18:30Tutorial
Decision Forests in Medical Image Analysis
Dr. Antonio Criminisi, Microsoft Research Cambridge
18:30 - 20:00Reception (drinks and canapés)
Crossland Suite, Founder's Building
20:00 - 21:30Dinner
Crossland Suite, Founder's Building
Thursday, 10 July 2014 
8:00 - 17:00Registration
Moore Complex Entrance
8:00 - 9:15Breakfast
Founder's Dining Room, Founder's Building
9:15-9:30Welcome and Conference Opening, Professor Roger Crouch, Dean of the School of Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science, City, University of London
9:30 - 10:30Keynote lecture
Multi-Scale Image Guided Interventions
Professor David Hawkes, University College London
10:30 - 11:00Tea / coffee
11:00 - 12:00Novel imaging methods and applications
Session Chair: Professor Ela Claridge

Automatic Generation of Synthetic Retinal Fundus Images, Samuele Fiorini, University of Padova; Lucia Ballerini, Emanuele Trucco, University of Dundee; Alfredo Ruggeri, University of Padova

Combined Visible and X-Ray 3D Imaging
Julien Pansiot, Lionel Reveret, Edmond Boyer, INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes

Photometric Stereo Reconstruction for Surface Analysis of Mucosal Tissue
Khemraj Emrith, University of the West of England; Greg Slabaugh, City, University of London; Andy Poullis, Chris Groves, St. George's Hospital; Melvyn Smith, University of the West of England
12:00 - 14:00Lunch
Lunch will run concurrently with the poster session starting at 12:30
12:30 - 14:00Poster session 1: Segmentation and shape analysis
The list of posters for this session is shown below:
14:00 - 15:00

Neurological image analysis
Session Chair: Professor Reyer Zwiggelaar

Diagnostic Plane Extraction from 3D Parametric Surface of the Fetal Cranium
Ana Ineyda Namburete, Richard Stebbing, J. Alison Noble, University of Oxford

Automatic Hippocampal Multimodal Assessment for Studies of Stroke and Small Vessel Disease
Maria Valdes-Hernandez, University of Edinburgh; Jaeil Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Ian Whiteford, Xinyi Qiu, Joanna Wardlaw, University of Edinburgh; Jinah Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Fast Template-based Shape Analysis using Diffeomorphic Iterative Centroid
Claire Cury, Joan Glaunès, Marie Chupin, Olivier Colliot, CRICM

15:00 - 15:30Tea / coffee
15:30 - 16:30Keynote lecture
Quantitative Cell Dynamics
Professor Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin, Institut Pasteur
16:30 - 17:50Analysis of cellular images
Session Chair: Dr. Tryphon Lambrou

Trainable Segmentation of Phase Contrast Microscopy Images Based on Local Basic Image Features Histograms
Nicolas Jaccard, Nicolas Szita, Lewis Griffin, University College London

Detecting and Segmenting Nanodiscs in Immuno-Electron Micrographs
Tianjun Huang, University of Dundee; Christian Hacker, John Lucocq, University of St Andrews; Stephen McKenna, University of Dundee

Finding Golgi Stacks in Electron Micrographs
Neil Fordyce, Stephen McKenna; University of Dundee; Christian Hacker, John Lucocq, University of St Andrews
18:00 - 18:30Historical Presentation about Royal Holloway University of London
Crossland Suite, Founder's Building
19:00 - 22:00Conference dinnerCrossland Suite, Founder's Building
Friday 11 July 2014 
8:00 - 12:00Registration
Moore Complex entrance
8:00 - 9:15BreakfastFounder's Dining Room, Founder's Building
9:15 - 9:20Welcome
9:20 - 11:00Cancer imaging
Session Chair: Dr. Xujiong Ye

Analysing the Surface Morphology of Colorectal Polyps: Differential Geometry and Pit Pattern Prediction
Jingjing Zhang, Stephen McKenna, Jianguo Zhang, University of Dundee; Maria Coats, Frank Carey, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School

Fast Segmentation of Focal Liver Lesions in Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Data
Spyridon Bakas, Kingston University; Bastien Labbé, Télécom Physique Strasbourg; Gordon Hunter, Kingston University; Katerina Chatzimichail, Evgenidion Hospital; Paul Sidhu, King's College Hospital; Dimitrios Makris, Kingston University

A Novel Breast Image Preprocessing For Full Field Digital Mammographic Segmentation and Risk Classification
Wenda He, Aberystwyth University; Minnie Kibiro, Arne Juette, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital; Peter Hogg, University of Salford; Erika Denton, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital; Reyer Zwiggelaar, Aberystwyth University

Automatic Reflection Detection on Dermatological Images Acquired via Mobile Devices
Maria João Vasconcelos, Luis Rosado, Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS

Unsupervised Restoration of Hair Occluded Lesion in Dermoscopic Images
Damilola Okuboyejo, Tshwane University of Technology; Oludayo Olugbara, Durban University of Technology; Solomon Odunaike, Tshwane University of Technology
11:00 - 11:15Tea / coffee
11:15 - 12:15Keynote lecture
Advances in the Analysis of Molecular Neuroimaging Data
Professor Roger Gunn, Imperial College London
12:15 - 14:00Lunch
Lunch will run concurrently with the poster session starting at 12:30
12:30 - 14:00Poster session 2: Machine learning, simulation, and image analysis applications
The list of posters for this session is shown below.
14:00 - 15:20

SegmentationSession Chair: Professor Stephen McKenna A Hybrid Method for Haemorrhage Segmentation in Trauma Brain CT
Mohammadreza Soltaninejad, Tryphon Lambrou, University of Lincoln; Adnan Qureshi, University of Bedfordshire; Nigel Allinson, Xujiong Ye, University of Lincoln Ensemble Registration: Combining Groupwise Registration and SegmentationSri Purwani, Tim Cootes, Carole Twining, University of Manchester

Automatic Glottis Segmentation from Laryngeal High-Speed Videos using 3D Active Contours
Fabian Schenk, Graz University of Technology; Martin Urschler, Ludwig Boltzmann Inst. f. Clinical Forensic Imaging; Christoph Aigner, Graz University of Technology; Imme Roesner, Philipp Aichinger, Medical University Vienna; Horst Bischof, Graz University of Technology

Regularized Geometric Hulls for Robust Cell Nucleus Segmentation from Microscopy Images
Marco Körner, Mahesh Krishna, Herbert Süße, Wolfgang Ortmann, Joachim Denzler, University of Jena

15:20 - 15:40Tea / coffee

15:40 - 16:20

Feature analysis and classification
Session Chair: Dr. William Crum

Recognizing Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Acquisition Planes
Jan Margeta, INRIA Sophia Antipolis; Antonio Criminisi, Microsoft Research; Daniel Lee, Northwestern University; Nicholas Ayache, INRIA Sophia Antipolis

Automatic Identification of Early Miscarriage Based on Multiple Features Extracted From Ultrasound Images
Shan Khazendar, University of Buckingham; Jessica Farren, Imperial College London; Hisham Al-Assam, Hongbo Du, The University of Buckingham, Ahmed Sayasneh, Tom Bourne, Imperial College London; Sabah Jassim, University of Buckingham

16:20 - 16:40

Challenge abstract
Challenges in Functional Imaging of the Visual Cortex: Data-driven Model-agnostic Estimation of Population Receptive Fields

Francesca Pizzorni-Ferrarese, Jonas Larsson, Royal Holloway University of London

16:40 - 17:10

Prizes and close

Poster session 1: Segmentation and shape analysis

  1. Automatic Rib Segmentation and Counting From Mouse X-ray Images. Omar Al Okashi, Hongbo Du, University of Buckingham; Joanne Selway, Buckingham Institute for Translational Medicine; Chris Lelliott, Simon Maguire, Dave Melvan, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute; Kenny Langlands, Buckingham Institute for Translational Medicine; Hisham Al-Assam, University of Buckingham
  2. Active Contours with Weighted External Forces for Medical Image Segmentation Alaa Khadidos, Victor Sanchez, Chang-Tsun Li, University of Warwick
  3. Retinal Vessel Segmentation using Gabor Filter and Textons. Lei Zhang, Mark Fisher, Wenjia Wang, University of East Anglia
  4. Computer-Aided Segmentation and Estimation of Indices in Brain CT Scans. Adnan Qureshi, Vitaly Schetinin, University of Bedfordshire
  5. On Bloodvessel Branching Analysis for the Detection of Alzheimer's Disease. Musab Sahrim, Mark Nixon, Roxana Carare, University of Southampton
  6. Comparison of Threshold-Based Segmentation Methods on Pre- and Post- Therapy PET Scans. Michael Phillips, City University London; Sally Barrington, King's College London; Derek Hill, IXICO; Paul Marsden, King's College London
  7. Speeding Up Active Mesh Segmentation by Local Termination of Nodes. Carl Nelson, Martin Dixon, Durham University; Philippe Laissue, University of Essex; Boguslaw Obara, Durham University
  8. Segmentation of Individual Cells in Phase Contrast Microscopy Images. JindÅ™ich Soukup, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Michal Lašan, Charles University in Prague; Filip Šroubek, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  9. Utilizing Phase Retardation Features for Segmenting Cells in Phase Contrast Microscopy Images. Thomas Nketia, Jens Rittsher, J. Alison Noble, University of Oxford
  10. Automated Vessel Boundary Detection using 3D Expansion of Dynamic Programming. Da-Chuan Cheng, China Medical University; Shing-Hong Liu, Chaoyang University of Technology
  11. Non-Contact Pulmonary Functional Testing through an Improved Photometric Stereo Approach. Jahanzeb Ahmad, Jiuai Sun, Lyndon Smith, Melvyn Smith, University of West England
  12. Non-Intrusive Action Symmetry Measurement for Dementia and Rehabilitation. Matthaios Doulgerakis, Vasileios Argyriou, Kingston University; George Tzimiropoulos, Lincoln University; Barbara Pierscionek, Kingston University
  13. Analysis of Images from Optical Coherence Tomography for the Nanoparticle Transport. Radim Kolar, Petra Podlipna, Brno University of Technology

Poster session 2: Machine learning, simulation, and image analysis applications

  1. Combining EMD with ICA to Analyze Combined EEG-fMRI Data. Saad Al-Baddai, Karema Al-Subari, Regensburg University; Ana Maria Tomé, Aveiro University; Gregor Volberg, Elmar Lang, Regensburg University
  2. Automated Histological Quantification of Trabecular Bone Tissue in Critical Illness. Thomas Janssens, Ineke Vanhees, Jan Gunst, KU Leuven; Helen Owen, Bars and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry; Greet Van den Berghe, Fabian Guiza Grandas, KU Leuven
  3. Analysis of Capillary-like Structures Formed by Endothelial Cells in a Novel Organotypic Assay Developed from Heart Tissue. Simon Bowyer, University of Sussex; Chryso Kanthou, The University of Sheffield; Constantino Reyes-Aldasoro, City University London
  4. Semi-Automated Cell Counting in Phase Contrast Images of Epithelial Monolayers. Rachel Flight, Gabriel Landini, Iain Styles, Richard Shelton, Michael Milward, Paul Cooper, University of Birmingham
  5. A Wavelet-based Approach for Analyzing Non-Stationary Phonation Sequences from Endoscopic High-Speed Videos. Jakob Unger, Trier University of Applied Sciences; Maria Schuster, University Hospital Munich, Germany; Dietmar Hecker, Bernhard Schick, Saarland University Hospital; Joerg Lohscheller, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  6. 3-D MRI Brain Scan Classification of Epilepsy versus Non-Epilepsy. Akadej Udomchaiporn, Frans Coenen, Vanessa Sluming, Marta Garcia-Finana, University of Liverpool
  7. Brain Tumour Grading in Different MRI Protocols using SVM on Statistical Features. Mohammadreza Soltaninejad, Xujiong Ye, University of Lincoln; Guang Yang, St. George's Hospital; Nigel Allinson, Tryphon Lambrou, University of Lincoln
  8. New Optical Mapping Design and Automated Algorithms for Cardiac Electrophysiology. Ting Yue Yu, Hamid Deghghani, Keith Brain, Fahima Syeda, Andrew Holmes, Paulus Kirchhof, Larissa Fabritz, University of Birmingham
  9. Multiscale AM-FM Models and Instantaneous Amplitude Evaluation for Mammographic Density Classification. Ioannis Constantinou, University of Cyprus; Marios Pattichis, University of New Mexico; Chrysa Tziakouri, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus; Constantinos Pattichis, Styliani Petroudi, University of Cyprus
  10. Developing a Simulation Toolbox for Biomedical Plenoptic Imaging. Chris Meah, Richard Marshall, Ela Claridge, Kai Bongs, Iain Styles, University of Birmingham
  11. Integrated Tools for Next Generation Bioimaging. Joaquin Correa, David Skinner, Damir Sudar, Manfred Auer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory