Tag Archives: Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis Screening

The current issue of the SPIE Newsletter features an article about our image-processing software for chest x-ray examination. The article gives a short overview of our TB screening project and highlights some of the processing steps, such as nodule detection. Here … Continue reading

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World Tuberculosis Day

Today is World TB Day, commemorating the discovery of the TB bacillus by Robert Koch in 1882. The web portal of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has more information on tuberculosis (see also the TB web … Continue reading

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My New Project: Computer-aided Diagnosis on Radiographs

My new project is computer-aided diagnosis on radiographs. The goal of this project is to be able to capture and process digital radiographs in remote and difficult to access areas using a portable x-ray machine, and to assist local doctors with … Continue reading

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