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Author Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; Fernando Vilariño edit   pdf
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  Title Impact of Image Preprocessing Methods on Polyp Localization in Colonoscopy Frames Type Conference Article
  Year 2013 Publication 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages (down) 7350 - 7354  
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  Abstract In this paper we present our image preprocessing methods as a key part of our automatic polyp localization scheme. These methods are used to assess the impact of different endoluminal scene elements when characterizing polyps. More precisely we tackle the influence of specular highlights, blood vessels and black mask surrounding the scene. Experimental results prove that the appropriate handling of these elements leads to a great improvement in polyp localization results.  
  Address Osaka; Japan; July 2013  
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  Notes MV; 600.047; 600.060 Approved no  
  Call Number Admin @ si @ BSV2013 Serial 2286  
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Author Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; Fernando Vilariño edit   pdf
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  Title Towards Automatic Polyp Detection with a Polyp Appearance Model Type Journal Article
  Year 2012 Publication Pattern Recognition Abbreviated Journal PR  
  Volume 45 Issue 9 Pages (down) 3166-3182  
  Keywords Colonoscopy,PolypDetection,RegionSegmentation,SA-DOVA descriptot  
  Abstract This work aims at the automatic polyp detection by using a model of polyp appearance in the context of the analysis of colonoscopy videos. Our method consists of three stages: region segmentation, region description and region classification. The performance of our region segmentation method guarantees that if a polyp is present in the image, it will be exclusively and totally contained in a single region. The output of the algorithm also defines which regions can be considered as non-informative. We define as our region descriptor the novel Sector Accumulation-Depth of Valleys Accumulation (SA-DOVA), which provides a necessary but not sufficient condition for the polyp presence. Finally, we classify our segmented regions according to the maximal values of the SA-DOVA descriptor. Our preliminary classification results are promising, especially when classifying those parts of the image that do not contain a polyp inside.  
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  Area 800 Expedition Conference IbPRIA  
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  Call Number Admin @ si @ BSV2012; IAM @ iam Serial 1997  
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Author F. Javier Sanchez; Jorge Bernal edit  url
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  Title Use of Software Tools for Real-time Monitoring of Learning Processes: Application to Compilers subject Type Conference Article
  Year 2018 Publication 4th International Conference of Higher Education Advances Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages (down) 1359-1366  
  Keywords Monitoring; Evaluation tool; Gamification; Student motivation  
  Abstract The effective implementation of the Higher European Education Area has meant a change regarding the focus of the learning process, being now the student at its very center. This shift of focus requires a strong involvement and fluent communication between teachers and students to succeed. Considering the difficulties associated to motivate students to take a more active role in the learning process, we explore how the use of a software tool can help both actors to improve the learning experience. We present a tool that can help students to obtain instantaneous feedback with respect to their progress in the subject as well as providing teachers with useful information about the evolution of knowledge acquisition with respect to each of the subject areas. We compare the performance achieved by students in two academic years: results show an improvement in overall performance which, after observing graphs provided by our tool, can be associated to an increase in students interest in the subject.  
  Address Valencia; June 2018  
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  Call Number Admin @ si @ SaB2018 Serial 3165  
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Author Jorge Bernal; Nima Tajkbaksh; F. Javier Sanchez; Bogdan J. Matuszewski; Hao Chen; Lequan Yu; Quentin Angermann; Olivier Romain; Bjorn Rustad; Ilangko Balasingham; Konstantin Pogorelov; Sungbin Choi; Quentin Debard; Lena Maier-Hein; Stefanie Speidel; Danail Stoyanov; Patrick Brandao; Henry Cordova; Cristina Sanchez-Montes; Suryakanth R. Gurudu; Gloria Fernandez-Esparrach; Xavier Dray; Jianming Liang; Aymeric Histace edit   pdf
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  Title Comparative Validation of Polyp Detection Methods in Video Colonoscopy: Results from the MICCAI 2015 Endoscopic Vision Challenge Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging Abbreviated Journal TMI  
  Volume 36 Issue 6 Pages (down) 1231 - 1249  
  Keywords Endoscopic vision; Polyp Detection; Handcrafted features; Machine Learning; Validation Framework  
  Abstract Colonoscopy is the gold standard for colon cancer screening though still some polyps are missed, thus preventing early disease detection and treatment. Several computational systems have been proposed to assist polyp detection during colonoscopy but so far without consistent evaluation. The lack
of publicly available annotated databases has made it difficult to compare methods and to assess if they achieve performance levels acceptable for clinical use. The Automatic Polyp Detection subchallenge, conducted as part of the Endoscopic Vision Challenge (http://endovis.grand-challenge.org) at the international conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted
Intervention (MICCAI) in 2015, was an effort to address this need. In this paper, we report the results of this comparative evaluation of polyp detection methods, as well as describe additional experiments to further explore differences between methods. We define performance metrics and provide evaluation databases that allow comparison of multiple methodologies. Results show that convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are the state of the art. Nevertheless it is also demonstrated that combining different methodologies can lead to an improved overall performance.
 
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  Call Number Admin @ si @ BTS2017 Serial 2949  
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Author Ana Maria Ares; Jorge Bernal; Maria Jesus Nozal; F. Javier Sanchez; Jose Bernal edit  url
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  Title Results of the use of Kahoot! gamification tool in a course of Chemistry Type Conference Article
  Year 2018 Publication 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages (down) 1215-1222  
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  Abstract The present study examines the use of Kahoot! as a gamification tool to explore mixed learning strategies. We analyze its use in two different groups of a theoretical subject of the third course of the Degree in Chemistry. An empirical-analytical methodology was used using Kahoot! in two different groups of students, with different frequencies. The academic results of these two group of students were compared between them and with those obtained in the previous course, in which Kahoot! was not employed, with the aim of measuring the evolution in the students´ knowledge. The results showed, in all cases, that the use of Kahoot! has led to a significant increase in the overall marks, and in the number of students who passed the subject. Moreover, some differences were also observed in students´ academic performance according to the group. Finally, it can be concluded that the use of a gamification tool (Kahoot!) in a university classroom had generally improved students´ learning and marks, and that this improvement is more prevalent in those students who have achieved a better Kahoot! performance.  
  Address Valencia; June 2018  
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  Call Number Admin @ si @ ABN2018 Serial 3246  
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Author Carles Sanchez; Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; T.Rosell; M.Diez; Debora Gil edit  doi
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  Title Towards On-line Quantification of Tracheal Stenosis from Videobronchoscopy Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Abbreviated Journal IJCAR  
  Volume 10 Issue 6 Pages (down) 935-945  
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  Call Number Admin @ si @ SBS2015a Serial 2611  
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Author Carles Sanchez; Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; Marta Diez; Antoni Rosell; Debora Gil edit  openurl
  Title Towards On-line Quantification of Tracheal Stenosis from Videobronchoscopy Type Conference Article
  Year 2015 Publication 6th International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions IPCAI2015 Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 10 Issue 6 Pages (down) 935-945  
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  Abstract PURPOSE:
Lack of objective measurement of tracheal obstruction degree has a negative impact on the chosen treatment prone to lead to unnecessary repeated explorations and other scanners. Accurate computation of tracheal stenosis in videobronchoscopy would constitute a breakthrough for this noninvasive technique and a reduction in operation cost for the public health service.
METHODS:
Stenosis calculation is based on the comparison of the region delimited by the lumen in an obstructed frame and the region delimited by the first visible ring in a healthy frame. We propose a parametric strategy for the extraction of lumen and tracheal ring regions based on models of their geometry and appearance that guide a deformable model. To ensure a systematic applicability, we present a statistical framework to choose optimal parametric values and a strategy to choose the frames that minimize the impact of scope optical distortion.
RESULTS:
Our method has been tested in 40 cases covering different stenosed tracheas. Experiments report a non- clinically relevant [Formula: see text] of discrepancy in the calculated stenotic area and a computational time allowing online implementation in the operating room.
CONCLUSIONS:
Our methodology allows reliable measurements of airway narrowing in the operating room. To fully assess its clinical impact, a prospective clinical trial should be done.
 
  Address Barcelona; Spain; June 2015  
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  Call Number Admin @ si @ SBS2015b Serial 2613  
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Author Gloria Fernandez-Esparrach; Jorge Bernal; Maria Lopez-Ceron; Henry Cordova; Cristina Sanchez-Montes; Cristina Rodriguez de Miguel; F. Javier Sanchez edit   pdf
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  Title Exploring the clinical potential of an automatic colonic polyp detection method based on the creation of energy maps Type Journal Article
  Year 2016 Publication Endoscopy Abbreviated Journal END  
  Volume 48 Issue 9 Pages (down) 837-842  
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  Abstract Background and aims: Polyp miss-rate is a drawback of colonoscopy that increases significantly in small polyps. We explored the efficacy of an automatic computer vision method for polyp detection.
Methods: Our method relies on a model that defines polyp boundaries as valleys of image intensity. Valley information is integrated into energy maps which represent the likelihood of polyp presence.
Results: In 24 videos containing polyps from routine colonoscopies, all polyps were detected in at least one frame. Mean values of the maximum of energy map were higher in frames with polyps than without (p<0.001). Performance improved in high quality frames (AUC= 0.79, 95%CI: 0.70-0.87 vs 0.75, 95%CI: 0.66-0.83). Using 3.75 as maximum threshold value, sensitivity and specificity for detection of polyps were 70.4% (95%CI: 60.3-80.8) and 72.4% (95%CI: 61.6-84.6), respectively.
Conclusion: Energy maps showed a good performance for colonic polyp detection. This indicates a potential applicability in clinical practice.
 
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  Call Number Admin @ si @FBL2016 Serial 2778  
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Author X. Binefa; F. Javier Sanchez; F.X. Perez; Xavier Roca; Jordi Vitria; Juan J. Villanueva edit  openurl
  Title Using defocus in optical inspection of integrated circuits Type Conference Article
  Year 1993 Publication Institute of Physics Conferences Series Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 135 Issue 10 Pages (down) 389-392  
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  Address Bristol  
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  Publisher Institute of Physics Place of Publication Editor  
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  Call Number BCNPCL @ bcnpcl @ BSP1993; IAM @ iam @ BSP1993 Serial 151  
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Author Joan M. Nuñez; Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; Fernando Vilariño edit   pdf
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  Title Growing Algorithm for Intersection Detection (GRAID) in branching patterns Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Machine Vision and Applications Abbreviated Journal MVAP  
  Volume 26 Issue 2 Pages (down) 387-400  
  Keywords Bifurcation ; Crossroad; Intersection ;Retina ; Vessel  
  Abstract Analysis of branching structures represents a very important task in fields such as medical diagnosis, road detection or biometrics. Detecting intersection landmarks Becomes crucial when capturing the structure of a branching pattern. We present a very simple geometrical model to describe intersections in branching structures based on two conditions: Bounded Tangency condition (BT) and Shortest Branch (SB) condition. The proposed model precisely sets a geometrical characterization of intersections and allows us to introduce a new unsupervised operator for intersection extraction. We propose an implementation that handles the consequences of digital domain operation that,unlike existing approaches, is not restricted to a particular scale and does not require the computation of the thinned pattern. The new proposal, as well as other existing approaches in the bibliography, are evaluated in a common framework for the first time. The performance analysis is based on two manually segmented image data sets: DRIVE retinal image database and COLON-VESSEL data set, a newly created data set of vascular content in colonoscopy frames. We have created an intersection landmark ground truth for each data set besides comparing our method in the only existing ground truth. Quantitative results confirm that we are able to outperform state-of-the-art performancelevels with the advantage that neither training nor parameter tuning is needed.  
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  Call Number Admin @ si @MBS2015 Serial 2777  
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Author F.X. Perez; F. Javier Sanchez; Xavier Binefa; Xavier Roca; Jordi Vitria; Juan J. Villanueva edit  url
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  Title A mathematical morphology-based system for IC´s inspection and analysis. Type Conference Article
  Year 1993 Publication Institute of Physics Conferences Series Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 135 Issue 10 Pages (down) 381–384  
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  Publisher Institute of Physics Place of Publication Editor  
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  Call Number BCNPCL @ bcnpcl @ PSB1993; IAM @ iam @ PSB1993 Serial 150  
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Author Carles Sanchez;F. Javier Sanchez; Antoni Rosell; Debora Gil edit   pdf
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  Title An illumination model of the trachea appearance in videobronchoscopy images Type Book Chapter
  Year 2012 Publication Image Analysis and Recognition Abbreviated Journal LNCS  
  Volume 7325 Issue Pages (down) 313-320  
  Keywords Bronchoscopy, tracheal ring, stenosis assesment, trachea appearance model, segmentation  
  Abstract Videobronchoscopy is a medical imaging technique that allows interactive navigation inside the respiratory pathways. This imaging modality provides realistic images and allows non-invasive minimal intervention procedures. Tracheal procedures are routinary interventions that require assessment of the percentage of obstructed pathway for injury (stenosis) detection. Visual assessment in videobronchoscopic sequences requires high expertise of trachea anatomy and is prone to human error.
This paper introduces an automatic method for the estimation of steneosed trachea percentage reduction in videobronchoscopic images. We look for tracheal rings , whose deformation determines the degree of obstruction. For ring extraction , we present a ring detector based on an illumination and appearance model. This model allows us to parametrise the ring detection. Finally, we can infer optimal estimation parameters for any video resolution.
 
  Address Aveiro, Portugal  
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  Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg Place of Publication Editor  
  Language Summary Language Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Lecture Notes in Computer Science Abbreviated Series Title LNCS  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0302-9743 ISBN 978-3-642-31297-7 Medium  
  Area 800 Expedition Conference ICIAR  
  Notes MV;IAM Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ SSR2012 Serial 1898  
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Author Cristina Sanchez Montes; F. Javier Sanchez; Jorge Bernal; Henry Cordova; Maria Lopez Ceron; Miriam Cuatrecasas; Cristina Rodriguez de Miguel; Ana Garcia Rodriguez; Rodrigo Garces Duran; Maria Pellise; Josep Llach; Gloria Fernandez Esparrach edit   pdf
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  Title Computer-aided Prediction of Polyp Histology on White-Light Colonoscopy using Surface Pattern Analysis Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication Endoscopy Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 51 Issue 3 Pages (down) 261-265  
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  Abstract Background and study aims: To evaluate a new computational histology prediction system based on colorectal polyp textural surface patterns using high definition white light images.
Patients and methods: Textural elements (textons) were characterized according to their contrast with respect to the surface, shape and number of bifurcations, assuming that dysplastic polyps are associated with highly contrasted, large tubular patterns with some degree of bifurcation. Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) was compared with pathological diagnosis and the diagnosis by the endoscopists using Kudo and NICE classification.
Results: Images of 225 polyps were evaluated (142 dysplastic and 83 non-dysplastic). CAD system correctly classified 205 (91.1%) polyps, 131/142 (92.3%) dysplastic and 74/83 (89.2%) non-dysplastic. For the subgroup of 100 diminutive (<5 mm) polyps, CAD correctly classified 87 (87%) polyps, 43/50 (86%) dysplastic and 44/50 (88%) non-dysplastic. There were not statistically significant differences in polyp histology prediction based on CAD system and on endoscopist assessment.
Conclusion: A computer vision system based on the characterization of the polyp surface in the white light accurately predicts colorectal polyp histology.
 
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Author Jorge Bernal; Fernando Vilariño; F. Javier Sanchez edit   pdf
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  Title Towards Intelligent Systems for Colonoscopy Type Book Chapter
  Year 2011 Publication Colonoscopy Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 1 Issue Pages (down) 257-282  
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  Abstract In this chapter we present tools that can be used to build intelligent systems for colonoscopy.
The idea is, by using methods based on computer vision and artificial intelligence, add significant value to the colonoscopy procedure. Intelligent systems are being used to assist in other medical interventions
 
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  Publisher Intech Place of Publication Editor Paul Miskovitz  
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  ISSN ISBN 978-953-307-568-6 Medium  
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  Notes MV; Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ BVS2011 Serial 1697  
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Author Sergio Vera; Debora Gil; Agnes Borras; F. Javier Sanchez; Frederic Perez; Marius G. Linguraru ; Miguel A. Gonzalez Ballester edit   pdf
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  Title Computation and Evaluation of Medial Surfaces for Shape Representation of Abdominal Organs Type Book Chapter
  Year 2012 Publication Workshop on Computational and Clinical Applications in Abdominal Imaging Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 7029 Issue Pages (down) 223–230  
  Keywords medial manifolds, abdomen.  
  Abstract Medial representations are powerful tools for describing and parameterizing the volumetric shape of anatomical structures. Existing methods show excellent results when applied to 2D
objects, but their quality drops across dimensions. This paper contributes to the computation of medial manifolds in two aspects. First, we provide a standard scheme for the computation of medial
manifolds that avoid degenerated medial axis segments; second, we introduce an energy based method which performs independently of the dimension. We evaluate quantitatively the performance of our
method with respect to existing approaches, by applying them to synthetic shapes of known medial geometry. Finally, we show results on shape representation of multiple abdominal organs,
exploring the use of medial manifolds for the representation of multi-organ relations.
 
  Address Toronto; Canada;  
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  Publisher Springer Link Place of Publication Berlin Editor H. Yoshida et al  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Lecture Notes in Computer Science Abbreviated Series Title LNCS  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0302-9743 ISBN 978-3-642-28556-1 Medium  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ VGB2012 Serial 1834  
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Author Sergio Vera; Debora Gil; Agnes Borras; F. Javier Sanchez; Frederic Perez; Marius G. Linguraru edit  openurl
  Title Computation and Evaluation of Medial Surfaces for Shape Representation of Abdominal Organs Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication Workshop on Computational and Clinical Applications in Abdominal Imaging Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 7029 Issue Pages (down) 223-230  
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  Abstract Medial representations are powerful tools for describing and parameterizing the volumetric shape of anatomical structures. Existing methods show excellent results when applied to 2D objects, but their quality drops across dimensions. This paper contributes to the computation of medial manifolds in two aspects. First, we provide a standard scheme for the computation of medial manifolds that avoid degenerated medial axis segments; second, we introduce an energy based method which performs independently of the dimension. We evaluate quantitatively the performance of our method with respect to existing approaches, by applying them to synthetic shapes of known medial geometry. Finally, we show results on shape representation of multiple abdominal organs, exploring the use of medial manifolds for the representation of multi-organ relations.  
  Address Nice, France  
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  Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg Place of Publication Editor In H. Yoshida et al  
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  Call Number VGB2011 Serial 2036  
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Author Jorge Bernal; Fernando Vilariño; F. Javier Sanchez; M. Arnold; Anarta Ghosh; Gerard Lacey edit   pdf
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  Title Experts vs Novices: Applying Eye-tracking Methodologies in Colonoscopy Video Screening for Polyp Search Type Conference Article
  Year 2014 Publication 2014 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages (down) 223-226  
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  Abstract We present in this paper a novel study aiming at identifying the differences in visual search patterns between physicians of diverse levels of expertise during the screening of colonoscopy videos. Physicians were clustered into two groups -experts and novices- according to the number of procedures performed, and fixations were captured by an eye-tracker device during the task of polyp search in different video sequences. These fixations were integrated into heat maps, one for each cluster. The obtained maps were validated over a ground truth consisting of a mask of the polyp, and the comparison between experts and novices was performed by using metrics such as reaction time, dwelling time and energy concentration ratio. Experimental results show a statistically significant difference between experts and novices, and the obtained maps show to be a useful tool for the characterisation of the behaviour of each group.  
  Address USA; March 2014  
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  ISSN ISBN 978-1-4503-2751-0 Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference ETRA  
  Notes MV; 600.047; 600.060 Approved no  
  Call Number Admin @ si @ BVS2014 Serial 2448  
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Author Jorge Bernal; Aymeric Histace; Marc Masana; Quentin Angermann; Cristina Sanchez Montes; Cristina Rodriguez de Miguel; Maroua Hammami; Ana Garcia Rodriguez; Henry Cordova; Olivier Romain; Gloria Fernandez Esparrach; Xavier Dray; F. Javier Sanchez edit   pdf
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  Title GTCreator: a flexible annotation tool for image-based datasets Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Abbreviated Journal IJCAR  
  Volume 14 Issue 2 Pages (down) 191–201  
  Keywords Annotation tool; Validation Framework; Benchmark; Colonoscopy; Evaluation  
  Abstract Abstract Purpose: Methodology evaluation for decision support systems for health is a time consuming-task. To assess performance of polyp detection
methods in colonoscopy videos, clinicians have to deal with the annotation
of thousands of images. Current existing tools could be improved in terms of
exibility and ease of use. Methods:We introduce GTCreator, a exible annotation tool for providing image and text annotations to image-based datasets.
It keeps the main basic functionalities of other similar tools while extending
other capabilities such as allowing multiple annotators to work simultaneously
on the same task or enhanced dataset browsing and easy annotation transfer aiming to speed up annotation processes in large datasets. Results: The
comparison with other similar tools shows that GTCreator allows to obtain
fast and precise annotation of image datasets, being the only one which offers
full annotation editing and browsing capabilites. Conclusions: Our proposed
annotation tool has been proven to be efficient for large image dataset annota-
tion, as well as showing potential of use in other stages of method evaluation
such as experimental setup or results analysis.
 
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  Notes MV; 600.096; 600.109; 600.119; 601.305 Approved no  
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Author Joan M. Nuñez; Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; Fernando Vilariño edit   pdf
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  Title Blood Vessel Characterization in Colonoscopy Images to Improve Polyp Localization Type Conference Article
  Year 2013 Publication Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 1 Issue Pages (down) 162-171  
  Keywords Colonoscopy; Blood vessel; Linear features; Valley detection  
  Abstract This paper presents an approach to mitigate the contribution of blood vessels to the energy image used at different tasks of automatic colonoscopy image analysis. This goal is achieved by introducing a characterization of endoluminal scene objects which allows us to differentiate between the trace of 2-dimensional visual objects,such as vessels, and shades from 3-dimensional visual objects, such as folds. The proposed characterization is based on the influence that the object shape has in the resulting visual feature, and it leads to the development of a blood vessel attenuation algorithm. A database consisting of manually labelled masks was built in order to test the performance of our method, which shows an encouraging success in blood vessel mitigation while keeping other structures intact. Moreover, by extending our method to the only available polyp localization
algorithm tested on a public database, blood vessel mitigation proved to have a positive influence on the overall performance.
 
  Address Barcelona; February 2013  
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  Publisher SciTePress Place of Publication Editor  
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  Notes MV; 600.054; 600.057 Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ NBS2013 Serial 2198  
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Author Carles Sanchez; Debora Gil; Antoni Rosell; Albert Andaluz; F. Javier Sanchez edit   pdf
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  Title Segmentation of Tracheal Rings in Videobronchoscopy combining Geometry and Appearance Type Conference Article
  Year 2013 Publication Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 1 Issue Pages (down) 153--161  
  Keywords Video-bronchoscopy, tracheal ring segmentation, trachea geometric and appearance model  
  Abstract Videobronchoscopy is a medical imaging technique that allows interactive navigation inside the respiratory pathways and minimal invasive interventions. Tracheal procedures are ordinary interventions that require measurement of the percentage of obstructed pathway for injury (stenosis) assessment. Visual assessment of stenosis in videobronchoscopic sequences requires high expertise of trachea anatomy and is prone to human error. Accurate detection of tracheal rings is the basis for automated estimation of the size of stenosed trachea. Processing of videobronchoscopic images acquired at the operating room is a challenging task due to the wide range of artifacts and acquisition conditions. We present a model of the geometric-appearance of tracheal rings for its detection in videobronchoscopic videos. Experiments on sequences acquired at the operating room, show a performance close to inter-observer variability  
  Address Barcelona; February 2013  
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  Publisher SciTePress Place of Publication Portugal Editor Sebastiano Battiato and José Braz  
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  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title LNCS  
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  ISSN ISBN 978-989-8565-47-1 Medium  
  Area 800 Expedition Conference VISAPP  
  Notes IAM;MV; 600.044; 600.047; 600.060; 605.203 Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ SGR2013 Serial 2123  
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Author Debora Gil; F. Javier Sanchez; Gloria Fernandez-Esparrach; Jorge Bernal edit   pdf
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  Title 3D Stable Spatio-temporal Polyp Localization in Colonoscopy Videos Type Book Chapter
  Year 2015 Publication Computer-Assisted and Robotic Endoscopy. Revised selected papers of Second International Workshop, CARE 2015, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2015 Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 9515 Issue Pages (down) 140-152  
  Keywords Colonoscopy, Polyp Detection, Polyp Localization, Region Extraction, Watersheds  
  Abstract Computational intelligent systems could reduce polyp miss rate in colonoscopy for colon cancer diagnosis and, thus, increase the efficiency of the procedure. One of the main problems of existing polyp localization methods is a lack of spatio-temporal stability in their response. We propose to explore the response of a given polyp localization across temporal windows in order to select
those image regions presenting the highest stable spatio-temporal response.
Spatio-temporal stability is achieved by extracting 3D watershed regions on the
temporal window. Stability in localization response is statistically determined by analysis of the variance of the output of the localization method inside each 3D region. We have explored the benefits of considering spatio-temporal stability in two different tasks: polyp localization and polyp detection. Experimental results indicate an average improvement of 21:5% in polyp localization and 43:78% in polyp detection.
 
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  Area Expedition Conference CARE  
  Notes IAM; MV; 600.075 Approved no  
  Call Number Admin @ si @ GSF2015 Serial 2733  
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