2010 Summer Project Week
Summary: The 11th PROJECT WEEK was held June 21-25, 2010 in Boston, at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital. It recorded 126 registered attendees, who worked on 71 projects. These attendees represented 30 academic sites and 15 companies. Participants traveled to the project week from 9 countries (Austria, Singapore, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, England, Poland, and Canada), and from 16 states within the US(MA, NY, NC, MD, CA, UT, OH, MO, GA, PA, CO, IA, FL, DC, CT, NM). The projects, agenda, and affiliations of attendees are detailed below.
- Robust Statistics Segmenter Slicer Module (Yi Gao, Allen Tannenbaum, Ron Kikinis)
- Multi-scale Shape Based Segmentation for the Hippocampus (Yi Gao, Allen Tannenbaum)
- Prostate Segmentation from MRI (Andriy Fedorov, Yi Gao)
- Segmentation on Mesh Surfaces Using Geometric Information (Peter Karasev, Karol Chudy, Allen Tannenbaum, GT; Ron Kikinis, BWH)
- SPECTRE: Skull Stripping integration with Slicer (Nicole Aucoin, Min Chen)
- White Matter Lesion segmentation (Minjeong Kim, Xiaodong Tao, Jim Miller, Dinggang Shen)
- EMSegmentation: Automatic Intensity Initialization using KMeans (Priya Srinivasan, Daniel Haehn, Kilian Pohl, Sylvain Bouix)
- LV scar segmentation display and fusion (Dana C. Peters, Felix Liu, BIDMC, Boston)
- The Vascular Modeling Toolkit in 3D Slicer (Daniel Haehn, Luca Antiga, Kilian Pohl, Johannes Schick, Steve Pieper, Ron Kikinis)
- The 3DSlicer Registration Case Library (Dominik Meier)
- Evaluation of Registration in Slicer (James Fishbaugh, Guido Gerig, Domink Meier)
- HAMMER: Deformable Registration (Guorong Wu, Xiaodong Tao, Jim Miller, Dinggang Shen)
- Best Regularization Term for Demons Registration Algorithm (Rui Li, Greg Sharp)
- Fiducial-based deformable image registration (Nadya Shusharina, Greg Sharp)
- MR to Ultrasound Registration Methodology (Dieter Hahn, William Wells, Joachim Hornegger, Tina Kapur, Stephen Aylward, Andriy Fedorov)
- Groupwise Registration (Ryan Eckbo, Sylvain Bouix, Jim Miller, Hans Johnson, Kilian Pohl, Daniel Haehn)
- Shape Test Bench (Marc Niethammer, Sylvain Bouix)
- Median Shape by Boundary-based Distance (Tammy Riklin Raviv, Sylvain Bouix)
- Shape Analysis projects, integration with Slicer3 (Beatriz Paniagua, Martin Styner)
- Particle Based Shape Regression (Manasi Datar, Joshua Cates, P. Thomas Fletcher, Sylvain Gouttard, Guido Gerig, Ross Whitaker)
- Automatic SPHARM Shape Analysis in 3D Slicer (Corentin Hamel, Clement Vachet, Beatriz Paniagua, Nicolas Augier, Martin Styner)
- NAMIC Tools Suite for DTI analysis (Hans Johnson, Joy Matsui, Vincent Magnotta, Sylvain Gouttard)
- Implementing Two-tensor tractography in Slicer (Python) (Stefan Leinhard, James Malcolm, Demian Wasserman, C-F Westin, Yogesh Rathi)
- Efficient Diffusion Connectivity via Multidirectional Fstar (Alexis Boucharin, Clement Vachet, Yundi Shi, Mar Sanchez, Martin Styner)
- Fluid Mechanics Based Tractography (Nathan Hageman)
- QSpace Imaging Reconstruction for Diffusion Spectrum Imaging Data (Sudhir Pathak)
- MR to CT Registration for Prostate Brachytherapy Dose Calculation (Andriy Fedorov, Dominik Meier, Hans Johnson)
- Intraoprative Brain Shift Monitoring Using Shear Mode Transcranial Ultrasound (Jason White, Steve Pieper, Junichi Tokuda, Pratik Patel?)
- Prostate Intervention(Junichi Tokuda, Tamas Ungi, Haiying Liu, Sam Song)
- Liver Ablation (Haiying Liu, Noby Hata)
- BrainLab-Aurora Hybrid Navigation (Isaiah Norton, Dan Marcus, Noby Hata)
- PerkStation Module (Tamas Ungi, Xiaodong Tao)
- Co-registration of PET and DWI Images for the targeting of Glioma Biopsies (Gareth Smith, Dominik Meir, Vince Magnotta)
- Implementing Open IGT Link to Virtual Place for research support (Nicholas Herlambang, Masakatsu Hoashi, Junichi Tokuda, Noby Hata)
- Tracking Neuroendoscope Using EM Tracker and OpenIGTLink (Laurent Chauvin, Junichi Tokuda, Noby Hata)
- Implementing OpenCV to Slicer3 for Neuroendoscopic Surgery (Atsushi Yamada, Junichi Tokuda, Noby Hata)
- Dicom RT plugin (Greg Sharp, Tamas Ungi)
- Adaptive Radiation Therapy for H&N cancer (Marta Peroni,Polina Golland,Greg Sharp)
- Segmentation for Adaptive Radiotherapy for Head, Neck, and Thorax (Ivan Kolesov, Greg Sharp, and Allen Tannenbaum )
- IA-FEMesh Slicer3 Finite Meshing Module (N Grosland, V Magnotta, C Lisle, S Pieper)
- Cortical thickness analysis (Clement Vachet, Heather Cody Hazlett, Martin Styner)
- Mouse brain cortical thickness analysis (Joohwi Lee, Ipek Oguz, Martin Styner)
- Primate image analysis using the standard Slicer pipeline (Yundi Shi, Martin Styner, Clement Vache, Mar Sanchez, Andriy Fedorov)
- MRSI module and SIVIC interface (B Menze, M Phothilimthana, J Crane (UCSF), B Olson (UCSF), P Golland)
- Femoral Fracture Classification Brainstorming Session (Karl Fritscher, Vince Magnotta, Peter Karasev, Curt Lisle, Ron Kikinis)
- Computer_Aided_Photodynamic_Therapy (E Pietka, D Spinczyk, P Szabelak)
- Quantification of Lesion Diffusion Disruption(M Scully, H J Bockholt)
- Lupus Lesion Segmentation and Review Statistics(M Scully, H J Bockholt)
- DICOM supplement 145 : Microscopy Image in the Dicom Standard (Mathieu Malaterre, Alex. Gouaillard)
- Microscopy Extensions for ITK : convolution, deconvolution, wavelets and more ( Gaetan Lemhann, Alex. Gouaillard )
- Import/Export Farsight-GoFigure results (Arnaud Gelas, Lydie Souhait, Kedar Grama, Raghav Padmanabhan, Sean Megason, Badri Roysam)
- JPEG2000 and HDF5 Image Readers in ITK (Kishore Mosaliganti, Luis Ibanez, Sean Megason)
- ITK Spherical Harmonics filter for shape analysis of cell nuclei (Shantanu Singh, Kishore Mosaliganti, Arnaud Gelas, Sean Megason, Raghu Machiraju)
- ITK Analysis of Large Histology Datasets (Liya Ding, Kun Huang, Sean Megason, Raghu Machiraju)
- CTK Transfer function widget (Nicolas Rannou, Julien Finet, Arnaud Gelas, Stever Pieper)
- Seedings results comparison (Antonin Perrot-Audet, Raghav Padmanabhan, Kishore Mosaliganti, Badri Roysam, Sean Megason)
- ITK Multiphase and GPAC level sets (K. Palaniappan, Ilker Ersoy, Filiz Bunyak, Kishore Mosaliganti, Sean Megason)
- Median binary pattern texture measures for cell nuclei segmentation (Adel Hafiane, Lucas Menand, K. Palaniappan, Sean Megason)
- Standards and Interfaces for Microscopy Image Analysis in ITK (whoever has an opinion, Sean Megason)
NA-MIC Kit Internals
- Module Inventory (Steve, Jim)
- Viewer Manager Factory (Alex Yarmarkovich, Kilian, Steve, Nicole)
- Programmatic use of Volume Rendering module (Andriy Fedorov, Yanling Liu, Alex Yarmarkovich, Jim Barabas, Johannes Schick)
- Inventory of Volume Rendering Functionality (Jim Barabas, Noby Hata)
- Consistent visual language for Slicer4: icon rework marathon (Wendy Plesniak)
- Slicer Wizard for PET/CT workflow (Wendy Plesniak, Ron Kikinis, Alexander Zaitsev)
- PythonQt and console widget (Steve Pieper, Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin)
- VTKWidgets (Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin, Will Schroeder, Nicole Aucoin, Wendy, Ron Kikinis)
- Superbuild (David Partyka, Steve Pieper, Katie Hayes)
- Paraview Support for Computational Anatomy (Michel Audette, Mike Bowers)
- Real-Time Volume Rendering for Virtual Colonoscopy (Hiro Yoshida, Yin Wu, Steve Pieper, Ron Kikinis)
Workflows and Integration
- Workflows and Service Oriented Architecture Solutions for Slicer3 Modules (Alexander Zaitsev, Wendy Plesniak, Charles Guttmann, Ron Kikinis)
|Time||Monday, June 21||Tuesday, June 22||Wednesday, June 23||Thursday, June 24||Friday, June 25|
|Project Presentations||NA-MIC Update Day||IGT Day||Reporting Day|
|9am-12pm||9am: NA-MIC Kit Update (Jim Miller)
|9am-12pm: Breakout Session:|
ITK (Luis Ibanez)
|9am-5pm: Breakout Session:|
|10am-12pm: Project Progress Updates|
|12pm-1pm||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch boxes; Adjourn by 1:30pm|
|1pm-5:30pm||1-1:05pm: Ron Kikinis: Welcome
|1-3pm: Breakout Session:|
QT/Slicer (Steve, JC, J2)
|12:45-1pm: Tutorial Contest Winner Announcement
||1-2pm: Breakout Session:|
GWE (Marco Ruiz)
|5:30pm||Adjourn for the day||Adjourn for the day||Adjourn for the day||Adjourn for the day|
- We need to empty room by 1:30pm on Friday. You are welcome to use wireless in Stata.
- Please sign up for the developer mailing lists
- Next Project Week January 3-7, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah
We are pleased to announce the 11th PROJECT WEEK of hands-on research and development activity for applications in Image-Guided Therapy, Neuroscience, and several additional areas of biomedical research that enable personalized medicine. Participants will engage in open source programming using the NA-MIC Kit, algorithm design, medical imaging sequence development, tracking experiments, and clinical application. The main goal of this event is to move forward the translational research deliverables of the sponsoring centers and their collaborators. Active and potential collaborators are encouraged and welcome to attend this event. This event will be set up to maximize informal interaction between participants.
Active preparation begins on Thursday, April 15th at 3pm ET, with a kick-off teleconference. Invitations to this call will be sent to members of the sponsoring communities, their collaborators, past attendees of the event, as well as any parties who have expressed an interest in working with these centers. The main goal of the kick-off call is to get an idea of which groups/projects will be active at the upcoming event, and to ensure that there is sufficient coverage for all. Subsequent teleconferences will allow for more focused discussions on individual projects and allow the hosts to finalize the project teams, consolidate any common components, and identify topics that should be discussed in breakout sessions. In the final days leading upto the meeting, all project teams will be asked to fill in a template page on this wiki that describes the objectives and plan of their projects.
The event itself will start off with a short presentation by each project team, driven using their previously created description, and will help all participants get acquainted with others who are doing similar work. In the rest of the week, about half the time will be spent in breakout discussions on topics of common interest of subsets of the attendees, and the other half will be spent in project teams, doing hands-on project work. The hands-on activities will be done in 30-50 small teams of size 2-4, each with a mix of multi-disciplinary expertise. To facilitate this work, a large room at MIT will be setup with several tables, with internet and power access, and each computer software development based team will gather on a table with their individual laptops, connect to the internet to download their software and data, and be able to work on their projects. Teams working on projects that require the use of medical devices will proceed to Brigham and Women's Hospital and carry out their experiments there. On the last day of the event, a closing presentation session will be held in which each project team will present a summary of what they accomplished during the week.
This event is part of the translational research efforts of NA-MIC, NCIGT, NAC, Harvard Catalyst, and CIMIT. It is an expansion of the NA-MIC Summer Project Week that has been held annually since 2005. It will be held every summer at MIT and Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston, typically during the last full week of June, and in Salt Lake City in the winter, typically during the second week of January.
A summary of all past NA-MIC Project Events is available here.
- Dates: June 21-25, 2010
- Location: MIT. Grier Rooms A & B: 34-401A & 34-401B.
- REGISTRATION: Please click here to do an on-line registration for the meeting that will allow you to pay by credit card, or send a check.
- Registration Fee: $260 (covers the cost of breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks for the week).
- Hotel: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel, Two Cambridge Center, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142. (Phone: 617.252.4405, Fax: 617.494.6565) Please click here to reserve. You will be directed to the property's home page with the group code already entered in the appropriate field. All you need to do is enter your arrival date to begin the reservation process.
All reservations must be made by Tuesday, June 1, 2010 to receive the discounted rate of $189/night/room (plus tax). This rate is good only through June 1.
Please note that if you try to reserve a room outside of the block on the shoulder nights via the link, you will be told that the group rate is not available for the duration of your stay. To reserve those rooms, which might not be at the group rate because it is based upon availability, please call Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-228-9290.
- Here is some information about several other Boston area hotels that are convenient to NA-MIC events: Boston_Hotels. Summer is tourist season in Boston, so please book your rooms early.
- For hosting projects, we are planning to make use of the NITRC resources. See Information about NITRC Collaboration
- Please make sure that you are on the http://public.kitware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/na-mic-project-week mailing list
- The NA-MIC engineering team will be discussing infrastructure projects in a kickoff TCON on April 15, 3pm ET. In the weeks following, new and old participants from the above mailing list will be invited to join to discuss their projects, so please make sure you are on it!
- By 3pm ET on June 10, 2009: Complete a templated wiki page for your project. Please do not edit the template page itself, but create a new page for your project and cut-and-paste the text from this template page. If you have questions, please send an email to tkapur at bwh.harvard.edu.
- By 3pm on June 17, 2010: Create a directory for each project on the NAMIC Sandbox (Zack)
- Commit on each sandbox directory the code examples/snippets that represent our first guesses of appropriate methods. (Luis and Steve will help with this, as needed)
- Gather test images in any of the Data sharing resources we have (e.g. XNAT/MIDAS). These ones don't have to be many. At least three different cases, so we can get an idea of the modality-specific characteristics of these images. Put the IDs of these data sets on the wiki page. (the participants must do this.)
- Setup nightly tests on a separate Dashboard, where we will run the methods that we are experimenting with. The test should post result images and computation time. (Zack)
- Please note that by the time we get to the project event, we should be trying to close off a project milestone rather than starting to work on one...
- People doing Slicer related projects should come to project week with slicer built on your laptop.
NOTE: THIS IS AN AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED LIST FROM THE REGISTRATION WEBSITE. ATTENDEES SHOULD NOT EDIT THIS, BUT REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE.
- Yousef Al-Kofahi, CompuCyte Corporation
- Peter Anderson, retired
- Nicole Aucoin, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Michel Audette, Kitware, Inc.
- Stephen Aylward, Kitware, Inc.
- Jim Barabas, MIT
- Barrett, Ryan, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Alexis Boucharin, UNC Neuro Image Research and Analysis Laboratories
- Sylvain Bouix, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Michael Bowers, Johns Hopkins University
- Francois Budin, UNC
- Everette Burdette, Acoustic MedSystems, Inc.
- Laurent CHAUVIN, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Min Chen, Johns Hopkins University
- Jason Crane, UCSF
- Nikos Chrisochoides, College of William and Mary
- Manasi Datar, SCI Institute
- Liya Ding, The Ohio State University
- Ryan Eckbo, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Ilker Ersoy, University of Missouri Columbia
- Andriy Fedorov, Surgical Planning Lab
- Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin , Kitware, Inc.
- Julien Finet, Kitware, Inc.
- James Fishbaugh, SCI Institute
- Karl Fritscher, UMIT
- Yi Gao, Gerogia Tech
- Arnaud GELAS, Harvard Medical School
- Randy Gollub, MGH
- Chris Gorgolewski, Surgical Planning Laboratory
- alexandre gouaillard, CoSMo Software
- Sylvain Gouttard, SCI Institute
- Kedar Grama, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Daniel Haehn, University of Pennsylvania
- Adel Hafiane, ENSI-Bourges
- Nathan Hageman,
- Dieter Hahn, University Erlangen
- Michael Halle, Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Corentin Hamel, UNC Chapel Hill
- Nobuhiko Hata, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Kathryn Hayes, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Nicholas Herlambang, AZE, Ltd.
- Masakatsu Hoashi, AZE Ltd.
- Leslie Holton, Medtronic Navigation
- Luis Ibanez, Kitware, Inc.
- Jayender Jagadeesan, Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Hans Johnson, University of Iowa
- Tina Kapur , Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Peter Karasev, Georgia Tech
- Ron Kikinis, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Minjeong Kim, UNC-Chapel Hill
- Ivan Kolesov, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Garrett Larson, UNC-CH
- Joohwi Lee, UNC Chapel Hill
- Rui Li, MGH
- Stefan Lienhard, LMI
- Curtis Lisle, KnowledgeVis, LLC
- Haiying Liu, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Felix Liu, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Yanling Liu, SAIC-Frederick, Inc.
- Bradley Lowekamp, Lockheed Martin
- raghu machiraju, The Ohio State University
- Vincent Magnotta, The University of Iowa
- mathieu malaterre, CoSMo Software
- Charles Maneval, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Daniel Marcus, Washington University
- William Marks, Focused Ultrasound Lab, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
- Katie Mastrogiacomo, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Joy Matsui, University of Iowa
- Sean Megason, Harvard Medical School
- Dominik Meier, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- Bjoern Menze, CSAIL MIT
- Mikhail Milchenko, WUSTL
- James Miller, GE Research
- Kishore Mosaliganti, Harvard Medical School
- Marc Niethammer, UNC Chapel Hill
- Isaiah Norton, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Neurosurgery
- Beck Olson , UCSF
- John Onofrey, Yale University
- Raghav Padmanabhan, RPI
- Kannappan Palaniappan , University of Missouri
- Beatriz Paniagua, University of North Caolina at Chapel Hill
- Xenophon Papademetris, Yale University
- Eun-Joo Park, Brigham & Women's Hospital
- David Partyka, Kitware, Inc.
- Pratik Patel,
- Sudhir Pathak, Univeristy Of Pittsburgh
- Thierry PECOT, Ohio State University
- Marta Peroni, Politecnico di Milano
- Antonin Perrot-Audet , Harvard Medical School
- Steve Pieper, Isomics, Inc.
- Wendy Plesniak, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Kilian Pohl, IBM
- Sonia Pujol, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Nicolas Rannou, Harvard Medical School
- Tammy Riklin Raviv, MIT, CSAIL
- Marco Ruiz, UCSD
- Johannes Schick, Surgical Planning Laboratory
- William Schroeder, Kitware, Inc.
- Mark Scully, The Mind Research Network
- Gunasekaran Seetharaman, US Air Force Research Lab
- Greg Sharp, MGH
- Yundi Shi, UNC Chapel Hill
- Nadya Shusharina, MGH
- Shantanu Singh , The Ohio State University
- Gareth Smith , Wolfson Medical Imaging Centre (WMIC)
- Lydie Souhait, Harvard Medical School
- Dominik Spinczyk, Silesian University of Technology
- Padmapriya Srinivasan,
- Xiaodong Tao, GE Research
- Matthew Toews , Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
- Junichi Tokuda, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Tamas Ungi, Queen's University
- Clement Vachet, UNC Chapel Hill
- Veda Vadyar, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Gopalkrishna Veni, SCI Institute
- Stuart Wallace, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Demian Wassermann, Surgical Planning Laboratory, LMI, PNL
- Yihan Wei, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Adam Weinrich, Nokia
- Sandy Wells, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Phillip White, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
- Guorong Wu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Yin Wu, Mass General Hospital
- Atsushi Yamada, Nagoya Institute of Technology
- Alexander Yarmarkovich, ISOMICS
- Alexander Zaitsev, Brigham and Womens Hospital