Journal Club

The TIG Journal club will meet weekly on Wednesdays, 4.30pm, CBH G0.8 unless otherwise noted. 



April 25th: Mirek Janatka - A phase-based approach to the estimation of the optical flow field using spatial filtering

May 2nd: TBA

May 9th: No JC, "Inspiring Women in Academia" 2pm-5pm



If you have an interesting paper that you think could be presented at the journal club, please send an email and it will be added to the stack: 

- Namburete et al. Learning-based prediction of gestational age from ultrasound images of the fetal brain. Medical Image Analysis (21), 2015.
- Dahdouh et al. Segmentation of embryonic and fetal 3D ultrasound images based on pixel intensity distributions and shape priors. Medical Image Analysis (2015)





Academic Year 2016-2017

Jul 12, 2017

Presenter: Luis Garcia-Peraza-Herrera

Title: ToolNet: Holistically-Nested Real-Time Segmentation of Robotic Surgical Tools


Jun 28, 2017

Presenter: Matt Clarkson

Topic: An overview of video, pointer, ultrasound and timing calibration in NiftyIGI.

Slides can be found here.


Jun 21, 2017

Presenter: Sebastiano Ferraris

Papers: Probabilistic principal geodesic analysis. - M. Zhang and P. T. Fletcher.

Manifold Learning for Multi-Modal Image Registration. - C. Wachinger and N. Navab


Jun 14, 2017

Presenter: François Chadebecq

Paper: Kronecker-Markov Prior for Dynamic 3D Reconstruction - T. Simon et al.


Jun 7, 2017

Presenter: Benjamin Davidson

Paper: Multi-Dimensional Recurrent Neural Networks - A. Graves et al.


May 31, 2017

Presenter: Wenfeng Xia

Paper: Interstitial photoacoustic spectral analysis: instrumentation and validation. - H. Zhang et al.


May 24, 2017

Presenter: Rachel Sparks

Paper: An ITK implementation of a physics-based non-rigid registration method for brain deformation in image-guided neurosurgery. - Y Lui et al.


May 17, 2017

Presenter: Michael Ebner

Paper: PVR: Patch-to-Volume Reconstruction for Large Area Motion Correction of Fetal MRI. - A. Alansary et al.


May 10, 2017

Presenter: Francisco Vasconcelos

Paper: Rotation Averaging. -R. Hartley et al.


Apr 26, 2017

Presenter: Guotai Wang

Paper: FCNs in the Wild: Pixel-level Adversarial and Constraint-based Adaptation. - J. Hoffman et al.


Apr 5, 2017

Presenter: Nooshin Ghavami

Paper Title: Automated prostate cancer detection via comprehensive multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging texture feature models. - K. Farzad et al.


Mar 29, 2017

Presenter: Dzhoshkun Shakir

Topic: Hybrid programming with C++ and Python

Slides can be found here.


Mar 22, 2017

Presenter: Lucas Fidon

Paper Title: HeMIS: Hetero-Modal Image Segmentation - Havaei et al.


Mar 15, 2017

Presenter: Maria Ruxandra Robu

Paper Title: Toward long-term and accurate augmented-reality for monocular endoscopic videos - Puerto-Souza et al.


Mar 8, 2017

Presenter: Wenqi Li

Paper Title: DeepMatching: Hierarchical Deformable Dense Matching - Revaud et al.


Mar 1, 2017

Presenter: Loic Peter

Topic: Automating and Assisting Image Segmentaiton with Decision Forests.


Feb 1, 2017

Presenter: Tom Doel

Topic: (Don't be afraid of) collaborative software development.

 Slides can be found here.


Jan 25, 2017

SPIE Photonics West Rehersal


Jan 18, 2017

Presenter: Mirek Janatka
Paper Title: Stereoscopic Motion Magnification in Minimally-Invasive Robotic Prostatectomy - McLeod et al.


Dec 14, 2016

Presenter:Evangelos Mazomenos

Paper Title: Fast Catheter Segmentation From Echocardiographic Sequences Based on Segmentation From Corresponding X-Ray Fluoroscopy for Cardiac Catheterization Interventions. - Wu et al.


Nov 23, 2016
Presenter: Martin Kochan

Paper title: PMBP: PatchMatch belief propagation for correspondence field estimation. - Besse et al.


Nov 9, 2016

MICCAI Wrap-up 2

Presented: Michael Ebner
Paper title: Multi-Input Cardiac Image Super-Resolution using Convolutional Neural Networks.

Presented: Ester Bonmatí
Paper title: Bioelectric navigation: a new paradigm for intravascular device guidance.

Presented: Martin Kochan
Paper title: Model-Based Regularisation for Respiratory Motion Estimation with Sparse Features in Image-Guided Interventions.

Presented: Rachel Sparks
Paper title: Tensor-Based Graph-Cut in Riemannian Metric Space and Its Application to Renal Artery Segmentation.


Nov 2, 2016

MICCAI Wrap-up

Presented: Maria Zuluaga
Paper title: Real-time standard scan plane detection and localisation in fetal ultrasound using fully convolutional neural networks.

Presented: Luis García-Peraza 
Paper title: Regressing Heatmaps for Multiple Landmark Localization Using CNNs.

Presented: Guotai Wang
Paper title: Learning-Based Multimodal Image Registration for Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy.

Presented: Efthymios Maneas
Paper title: Vascular Registration in Photoacoustic Imaging by Low-Rank Alignment via Foreground, Background and Complement Decomposition.


  Academic year 2015-2016

May 4, 2016
Presented: Luis García-Peraza 
Paper title: Fully Convolutional Networks for Semantic Segmentation. - Long et al.

April 6, 2016
IPEM Rehearsal


March 23, 2016
Presenter: Dzhoshkun Shakir
Paper title: Software development practices in academia: A case study comparison. Groen et al.


March 2, 2016
Presenter: Guotai Wang
Title: Overview on deep learning


Feb. 24, 2016
Presenter: Efthymios Maneas
Paper title: Real-time Visual Analysis of Microvascular Blood Flow for Critical Care - Liu et al.


Feb. 10, 2016
Presenter: Michael Ebner
Paper title: Super-resolution reconstruction in frequency, image and wavelet domains to reduce through-plane partial voluming in MRI. Gholipour et al.
Slides can be found here.


Feb 3, 2016
Presenter: Rachel Sparks
Paper title: Treatment Planning and Image Guidance for Radiofrequency Ablation of Large Tumors. Ren et al.

Jan. 27, 2016
Presenter: François Chadebecq
Paper title: Shape and Reflectance Estimation in the Wild. Oxholm et al.

Jan 20, 2016
Presenter: Sebastiano Ferraris
Paper title: An Overlap Invariant Entropy Measure of 3D Medical Image AlignmentC. Studholme et al.


Jan 13, 2016
Presenter: Marcel Tella Amo
Paper title: Self-contained image mapping of placental vasculature in 3D ultrasound-guided fetoscopyYang et al.

Dec 2, 2015
Presenter: Wenqi Li
Title: Analysis of Colorectal Polyps in Optical Projection Tomography


Nov 25, 2015
Presenter: Maria A. Zuluaga
Paper title: Image-guided Interventions: Technology Review and Clinical Applications - K. Cleary and T.M. Peters (2010) 
Slides can be found here


 Academic year 2014-2015

June 17, 2015 
Presenter: Sebastiano Ferraris
Paper title: Comparing algorithms for diffeomorphic registration: Stationary LDDMM and Diffeomorphic Demons. Hernandez et al.
Slides can be found here.


June 10,2015 -

Presenter: Michael Ebner
Paper Title: Reconstruction of fetal brain MRI with intensity matching and complete outlier removal. Kuklisova-Murgasova et al.
Slides can be found here.


April 29, 2015

Presenter: M. Jorge Cardoso
Paper Title: An introduction to the wonderful world of label fusion
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April 15th, 2015
Presenter: François Chadebecq 
Paper title: Non-Rigid Shape from Motion for Isometric Surfaces using Infinitesimal Planarity. Chhatkuli et al.

March 25th, 2015
Presenter: Dzhoshkun Shakir
Paper title: What language to you need for Hawaii?, Series on Software Design


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March 18th, 2015
Presenter: Tom Doel
Paper title: Clinical software Design, Series on Software Design

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March 11th, 2015
Presenter: Johannes Totz
Paper title: Comparative evaluation of HD 2D/3D laparoscopic monitors and benchmarking to a theoretically ideal 3D pesudodisplay: even well-experienced laparoscopists perfor better with 3D, Wilhelm et al.

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February 9th, 2015
Presenter: Luis Carlos García
Paper title: Feature Classification for Tracking Articulated Surgical Tools , Reiter et al
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February 4th, 2015
Presenter: Ioannis Kourouklides
Paper title: 
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January 28th, 2015
Presenter: Maria A. Zuluaga
Paper title: Real-Time Segmentation and Recognition of Surgical Tasks in Cataract Surgery Videos, Quellec et al.
MedIA paper:
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December 11th, 2014
Presenter: Guotai Wang
Paper: Real-time ultrasound transduce localization in fluoroscopy images by transfer learning from synthetic training data, Heimann et al.
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December 4th, 2014
Presenter: Sebastiano Ferraris
Paper: A new algorithm for the computation of the group logarithm of diffeomorphisims, Bossa & Olmos.
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November 27, 2014 
Presenter: Rachel Sparks

Paper: Automatic Deformable MR-Ultrasound Registration for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, Rivas et al.

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November 20, 2014 
Presenter: Efthymios Maneas

Paper: Simultaneous functional photoacoustic and ultrasonic endoscopy of internal organs in vivo, Yang et al.


November 13, 2014 
Presenter: Marcel Tella Amo
Paper title:  Probabilistic Tracking of Affine-Invariant Anisotropic Regions, Giannarou et al.

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November 6, 2014 
Presenter: Martin Kochan
Paper title:  Cortical surface shift estimation using stereovision and optical flow motion tracking via projection image registration, Ji et al.

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October 30, 2014 
Presenter: George Dwyer
Paper title:  An Endoscope with 2DOFs Steering of Coaxial Nd: YAG Laser Beam for Fetal Surgery, Yamanaka et al. and Automatic Tracking Algorithm in Coaxial Near-Infrared Laser Ablation Endoscope for Fetus Surgery, Hu et al.
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October 23, 2014
Presenter: Gustavo Dos Santos
Paper title: Vision-based endoscope tracking for 3D ultrasound image-guided surgical navigation. Yang et al.
Paper link:
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