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Nov. 2016
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June 2016
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Apr. 2016
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Jan. 2016
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Nov. 2015
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Oct. 2015
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July 2015
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May 2015
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April 2015
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News

Nov. 2016
・An Oral Presentation in RSNA: "Impact of asymptomatic intracranial aneurysms probabilistic atlas model on a computer-aided framework for detecting small aneurysms"(Ze Jin, et al.(D3))
・An Education Exhibits in RSNA: "Machine-Learning-Based Delineation Approach for Gross Tumor Volume Region of Three Types of Lung Tumors using Planning CT and PET/CT Datasets" (Ikushima K.et al. (M2)) (LinkIconRSNA 2016, Nov. 27-Dec. 2, Chicago, USA)
Oct. 2016
・Dr. Arimura visitedLinkIconChulalongkorn Universityato have lectures on Oct.27-28, 2016.
・A paper entitled "A framework for estimating four-dimensional dose distributions during stereotactic body radiation therapy based on a 2D/3D registration technique with an adaptive transformation parameter approach" by Takahiro Nakamoto, Hidetaka Arimura, KENICHI MOROOKA, Yasuhiko Nakamura, Tomonari Sasaki, Taka-aki Hirose, Yoshiyuki Umedu, Hiroshi Honda, Hideki Hirata has been published inLinkIconMedical Imaging and Information Sciences, Vol. 33(2016) No. 3, p.48-56 , 2016.10.
Sep. 2016
・Dr. Ze Jin (International Ph.D. Student From China) received a PhD degree (Health Sciences) from Kyushu University on "An ellipsoid convex enhancement filter for detection of asymptomatic intracranial aneurysm candidates in CAD frameworks" on Sep 26, 2016
・A paper entitled "Computer-assisted framework for machine-learning-based delineation of GTV regions on datasets of planning CT and PET/CT images" by Koujiro Ikushima, Hidetaka Arimura, Ze Jin, Hidetake Yabu-uchi, Jumpei Kuwazuru, Yoshiyuki Shioyama, Tomonari Sasaki, Hiroshi Honda, Masayuki Sasaki has been published inLinkIconJournal of Radiation Research, doi: 10.1093/jrr/rrw082 , Journal of Radiation Research, 2016.09.
・Mrs. Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (D1) received acBest Oral Presentation Award"Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cervical Cancer "at Vietnamese-Japanese Students' Scientific Exchange Meeting VJSE 2016 at Kyusyu-Univ in Fukuoka, 2016.09.17
・Dr. Arimura had a speech as one of invited speakers about "What are researchers? -Messages to young investigators-" Vietnamese-Japanese Students' Scientific Exchange Meeting (VJSE-2016) at Ito campas Kyusyu-Univ. on Sep. 17, 2016
July 2016
・Threeo Oral Presentations in AAPM: "An ellipsoid convex enhancement filter based computer-aided diagnostic framework of intracranial aneurysms in MRA images "(Ze Jin(D3), "Computerized Framework for Marker-less Localization of Anatomical Feature Points in Range Images Based on Differential Geometry Features for Image-Guided Radiation Therapy"(Mazen Soufi (D2)) , "A computational methodology for determination of CTV-to-PTV margins with inter fractional shape variations based on a statistical point distribution model for prostate cancer radiation therapy " (Shibayama Y.)
・Four Poster Presentations in AAPM: "Three-Dimensional Dosimetric Gamma Analysis for Impacts of Tissue Inhomogeneity Using Monte Carlo Simulation in Intracavitary Brachytherapy for Cervix Carcinoma"(Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (D1)), "Impact of PTV Margins With Taking Into Account Shape Variation On IMRT Plans For Prostate Cancer " (Hirose T. (D1)) , "MachineLearningBased Delineation Framework of GTV Regions of Solid and Ground Glass Opacity Lung Tumors at Datasets of Planning CT and PET/CT Images "(Ikushima K. (M2)), and "Automatic target-based patient positioning framework for image-guided radiotherapy in prostate cancer treatment"(Sasahara M. (M2)), (LinkIconAAPM 2016, July 31-Aug. 4, Washington, DC, USA)
June 2016
・Dr. Yoshifumi Oku (Kagoshima University Hospital) received a PhD degree (Health Sciences) from Kyushu University on "Investigation of whether in-room CT-based adaptive intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer is robust against interfractional location variations of organs and/or applicators" on June 30, 2016
May 2016
・Dr. Arimura is going to have a speech as one of invited speakers about "What are researchers? -Messages to young investigators-" inLinkIconVJSE-2016 meetingiiat Ito campas Kyusyu-Univ. on Sep. 17, 2016
・A paper entitled "Feasibility of Differential Geometry-Based Features in Detection of Anatomical Feature Points on Patient Surfaces in Range Image-Guided Radiation Therapy" by Mazen Soufi, Hidetaka Arimura, Katsumasa Nakamura, Fauzia P. Lestari, Freddy Haryanto, Taka-aki Hirose, Yoshiyuki Umedu, Yoshiyuki Shioyama, Fukai Toyofuku has been published inLinkIconInternational Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.LinkIconSee Research
Apr. 2016
Mr. Mazen Soufi received an annual meeting president award (Title:"Automated localization of anatomical feature points in infrared ray-based range images of patient surfaces by using differential geometry"), respectively, at the 111th annual meeting of the JSMP, which was held on April 14-17, 2016, in Yokohama.
・New members, Ph.D. students (Kai Y, Hirose T) and 3 undergraduate students (Morita K, Ninomiya K, Haseai S) have joined our laboratory (See Members).
Mar. 2016
・A paper entitled " Investigation of whether in-room CT-based adaptive intracavitary brachytherapy for uterine cervical cancer is robust against interfractional location variations of organs and/or applicators" by Yoshifumi Oku, Hidetaka Arimura, Tran Thi Thao Nguyen, Yoshiyuki Hiraki, Masahiko Toyota, Yasumasa Saigo, Takashi Yoshiura, Hideki Hirata has been accepted inLinkIconJournal of Radiation ResearchLinkIconSee Research
・Dr. Arimura visitedSLinkIconChulalongkorn UniversitySin Bangkok Thailand to have lectures "Basics of image segmentation", "Computational anatomy for radiotherapy", "Basics of Computer-aided Diagnosis Approaches", "Computer-aided Diagnosis for Cerebral Diseases Based on Computational Image Analysis", "High Precision Radiation Therapy Using Multidimensional Image Analysis"(Director: Dr.Anchali Krisanachinda) on March 14-15, 2016.
・Dr. Arimura visitedSLinkIconMahidol UniversitySin Bangkok Thailand to have lectures on "Basics of Computer-aided Diagnosis Approaches", "Computer-aided Diagnosis for Cerebral Diseases Based on Computational Image Analysis", and to dicuss about future research collaborations, and to visit Siriraj Hospital . (Asst. Prof. Yudthaphon Vichianin) on March 16, 2016.
Feb. 2016
・A paper entitled " Feasibility of patient dose reduction based on various noise suppression filters for cone-beam computed tomography in an image-guided patient positioning system" by Hidemi Kamezawa, Hidetaka Arimura, Katsutoshi Shirieda, Noboru Kameda, Masafumi Ohki has been accepted inLinkIconPhysics in Medicine and Biology, 1475 - 1780, (2016)LinkIconSee Research
・Dr. Arimura attended the Conferences of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE Medical Imaging), San Diego,USA, on Feb.28-Mar.3, 2016
Jan. 2016
・A paper entitled "An Ellipsoid Convex Enhancement Filter for Detection of Asymptomatic Intracranial Aneurysm Candidates in CAD Frameworks" by Jin Z, Arimura H, Kakeda S, Yamashita F, Sasaki M, Korogi Y has been published inLinkIconMedical Physics Vol. 43, No.2, 951, (2016)LinkIconSee Research
Dec. 2015
・Dr. Arimura had speeches as one of invited speakers about "Medical image engineering approaches for computer-aided diagnosis and radiotherapy"(Workshop for 3hours and 30 min) and "Boosting of Radiation Therapy using High Dimensional Image Analysis"(Keynote speech for 50 min) in 13th South East Asia Congress of Medical Physics (LinkIconSEACOMP 2015; President of Congress: Dr. Freddy Haryanto) 10-12 December 2015, Yogyakarta, Indonesia), Dec.10, 12, 2015
Ms. Chonnikan Jongkreangkrai (former short-time visiting student)received a Best Oral Presentation Award, as an international collaboration,for the paper of "Computer-aided Classification of Alzheimer’s Disease Based on Support Vector Machine with Combination of Cerebral Image Features in MRI", 13th South-East Asian Congress of Medical Physics (SEACOMP) 2015, Dec.10 - 12, 2015, which were held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
・Two Oral Presentations in SEACOMP 2015: "Impact of a Novel Enhancement Filter for Various Ellipsoid Convex Shapes on CAD Frameworks of Asymptomatic Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms"(Ze Jin (D3)) (in SEACOM, Dec.11), and "Computer-aided Delineation of Gross Tumor Volume Regions of Lung Cancer in Treatment Planning CT with PET/CT Images Based on Fuzzy c-mean Clustering Method" (Yasuo Kawata (D4)) (in SEACOM, Dec.12)
Nov. 2015
・Dr. Arimura had a speech as one of invited speakers about "Niche researches between computational image analysis and radiotherapy physics" in,,YITP International Workshop: Biological & Medical Science based on Physics,,(Nov.5-7, at at the Yukawa Memorial Building, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University), Nov. 7, 2015
Oct. 2015
・Ms Fauzia P. Lestari from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in Indonesia stays as a visiting international student in Kyushu University. (Oct. 2015-Feb, 2016)LinkIconSee News
・Mr. Haekal Mohammad from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in Indonesia has joined our laboratory. (Oct. 1, 2015)LinkIconSee News
・The Entrance Ceremony of International Doctoral Program in Department of Health Sciences was held for Mr. Haekal Mohammad and Ms. Tran Thi Thao Nguyen on Oct.1, 2015.
July 2015
・An Oral Presentation in AAPM: "Computational monitoring framework of four-dimensional dose distributions during treatment time based on a 2D/3D registration with adaptive transformation parameters in lung stereotactic body radiotherap"(Nakamoto T, et al.(D2)
・Two Poster Presentations in AAPM: "Similar-case-based framework of beam angle configurations using treatment-plan-related features in lung stereotactic body radiation therapy"(Imai M. (M2)), and "A computational approach for determination of anisotropic PTV margins based on statistical shape analysis for prostate cancer radiotherapy" (Shibayama Y. (M2)) (LinkIconAAPM 2015, July 12-16, Anaheim, CA, USA)