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Our Keywords: Medical Physics, Computer-aided Radiotheragnosis, Computer-aided Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted Radiation Therapy, Medical Imaging, Medical Image Analysis, Medical Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Radiation Physics, Machine Learning

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Apr. 2016
Top, Researches, Members, News : articles and photos
Jan. 2016
Top, Members, News : articles and photos
Nov. 2015
Top, Members, News : articles and photos
Oct. 2015
Top, Members, News : articles and photos
July 2015
Top, Publications, News : articles and photos
May 2015
Top, Publications: articles and photos
April 2015
Top, Publications, Members, News : articles and photos

P1130179.JPGVisiting Chulalongkorn Univ. 14-15 March 2016, in Bangkok Thailand

News

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 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)
・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)
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)
May 2015
・Two Poster Presentations in,,LinkIconICRR 2015(May 25-29, Kyoto, Japan): "Development of Automated Framework for Detection of Intra-fractional Setup Errors in Radiation Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer Patients Based on Anatomical Feature Points on Range Images Acquired by a Time-of-Flight Camera"(Soufi M. (D1), and "Impact of tissue inhomogeneity on dose distributions in CT-image-based brachytherapy for cervical cancer using Monte Carlo simulation "(Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (M2))
・Dr. Arimura is going to have a workshop, "Medical image engineering approaches for computer-aided diagnosis and radiotherapy" as an invited speaker in 13th South East Asia Congress of Medical Physics (LinkIconSEACOMP 2015; President of Congress: Dr. Freddy Haryanto) 10-12 December 2015, Yogyakarta, Indonesia).
April 2015
Mr. Kamezawa,,and Mr. Nakamoto received a Silver Award of Cypos and an annual meeting president award, respectively, at 71st annual meeting of the JSRT and the 109th annual meeting of the JSMP, which were held in Yokohama.
・Two papers of Mazen Soufi and Tran Thi Thao Nguyen were accepted as poster presentations inLinkIconICRR 2015(May 25-29, in Kyoto, Japan).
・Four new members, i.e., a master student (Iwasaki T) and 3 undergraduate students (Asamura S, Hirakawa K, Matsu-ura W) have joined our laboratory(See Members).
March. 2015
・Dr. Satoshi Yoshidome (Kyushu University Hospital) received a PhD degree (Health Sciences) from Kyushu University on "Feasibility Study of Automated Framework for Estimating Lung Tumor Locations for Target-Based Patient Positioning in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy" on March 25, 2015.
・Dr.Yudthaphon Vichianin fromLinkIconMahidol University in Thailandavisited to have 6 special lectures in Kyushu University (March 17-20, 2015) (See News).
・Dr. Arimura visitedLinkIconNanyang Technological Universityain Singapore, to introduce the Kyushu University and recruit students in School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (Prof. James Lee) on March 11, 2015.
・Dr. Arimura visitedLinkIconNational Cancer Centre Singaporeain Singapore, to introduce the Kyushu University and discussed with post grad students (Prof. James Lee) on March 12, 2015.
Feb. 2015
・Dr. Freddy Haryanto fromLinkIconBandung Institute of Technology (ITB)ain Indonesia visited to have a lecture "Applications of Monte Carlo Simulation in Radiotherapy" in Kyushu University. (Feb. 26, 2015)See News
Jan. 2015
・Two posters were presented by Jin Ze (D2) and Imai M.(M1) iniiThe 2015 Joint Conference of the International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT) and the International Forum on Medical Imaging in Asia (IFMIA)iiin Tainan, Taiwan, on Jan 11-13, 2015
Dec. 2014
・An original paper entitled "A computerized framework for monitoring four-dimensional dose distributions during stereotactic body radiation therapy using a portal dose image-based 2D/3D registration approach" (Nakamoto T. (D1), Arimura H, at al.) has been accepted inLinkIconComputerized Medical Imaging and Graphics,,
・One oral paper was presented by Kamezawa H. (D2) in 7th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 15th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (SCIS&ISIS2014) in Kitakyusyu, Fukuoka, Japan, on Dec 6, 2014
Nov. 2014
・Dr. Arimura gave a keynote speech, "Good Relationships between Computational Image Analysis and Radiological Physics " as an invited speaker in a plenary session of The 5th International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences(ICMNS 2014)in Bandung, Indonesia, Nov. 2, 2014.
・Dr. Arimura visited Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Technology BandungLinkIconITB, (Director: Dr. Khairul Basar, Host: Dr. Freddy Haryanto), to have lectures, "Prospects of Computational Image Processing in High Precision Radiation Therapy" on Nov. 3, 2014.
・An original paper entitled "Feasibility study of automated framework for estimating lung tumor locations for target-based patient positioning in stereotactic body radiotherapy" (Yoshidome S(D3), Arimura H, at al.) has been published inLinkIconBioMed Research International,,on Nov.2, 2014.
Oct. 2014
・Dr. Arimura gave a talk, "Computational Medical Image Analysis for Improvement of Quality of Radiation Therapy " as an invited speaker in,,14th Asia-Oceania Congress of Medical Physics (AOCMP) & 12th South East Asia Congress of Medical Physics (SEACOMP), in Ho Chi Monh City, Vietnam, 2014.10.25
Tran Thi Thao Nguyen,,received a Best Oral Presentaion Award,at 14th Asia-Oceania Congress of Medical Physics (AOCMP) & 12th South East Asia Congress of Medical Physics (SEACOMP), in Ho Chi Monh City, Oct. 25,2014
・One oral paper was presented by Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (M2) at 14th Asia-Oceania Congress of Medical Physics (AOCMP) & 12th South East Asia Congress of Medical Physics (SEACOMP),in Ho Chi Monh City, Oct. 25, 2014
・Dr. Arimura visited,,LinkIconDepartment of Nuclear Physics - Nuclear Engineering Faculty of Physics and Engineeing Physics, University of Science Ho Chi Minh city(Prof. Chau Van Tao) , to have lectures, "Prospects of Computational Medical Image Analysis in High Precision Radiation Therapy" and "Introduction of Kyushu University" on Oct. 22, 2014.
・Tran Thi Thao Nguyen (M2) visited her old university (LinkIconDepartment of Nuclear Physics - Nuclear Engineering Faculty of Physics and Engineeing Physics, University of Science Ho Chi Minh city, Prof. Chau Van Tao) , to have a talk, "A graduate student experiences in Japan" on Oct. 22, 2014.
・One oral paper was presented by Nakamoto (D1) at The 2nd International Conference on Radiological Science and Technology 2014 in Sapporo. (Oct. 10)
・Ms. Chonnikan Jongkreangkrai from Mahidol University in Thailand stays as a visiting international student in Kyushu University.(Oct.-Feb., 2014)LinkIconSee News
・Ms. Sitti Yani from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in Indonesia stays as a visiting international student in Kyushu University. (Sept.-Dec., 2014)LinkIconSee News
・Oku (D3) presented a poster at the 7th Korea-Japan Joint Meeting on Medical PhysicsLinkIcon(KJMP)(Sep. 25-27 in Busan, Korea)
July 2014
・Two posters were presented by Kamezawa (D2), Yamanouchi (Collaborator) at American Association of Physics in MedicineLinkIcon(AAPM 2014)(July 19-25, in Austin, TX)
June 2014
・"Computer-Assisted Delineation of Lung Tumor Regions in Treatment Planning CT Images with PET/CT Image Sets Based on an Optimum Contour Selection Method" (Jin Z(D1), Arimura H, at al.) has been published in Journal of Radiation Research,LinkIconJRR
・Three oral papers were presented by Nakamoto (D1), Imai (M1), Shibayama (M1) inLinkIconCARS 2014(June 25 - 28, Fukuoka Convention Center), and two poster papers were presented by Hirose (Collaborator) and Tran (M1).
・One oral paper was presented by Soufi (M2) and a special lecture by Arimura in Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, on June 24, 2014.
April 2014
Kamezawa received an annual meeting president award,,at the 107th annual meeting of the JSMP, which was held in Yokohama.
・Six oral papers were presented by Kamezawa (D2), Soufi (M2), Imai (M1), Shibayama (M1), Tran (M1), and Hirose (Collaborator) in The 107th Annual Scientific Meeting of Japan Society of Medical Physics ,(April 10-14, 2014, Yokohama, Japan)
・One oral was presented by Nonaka in JSRT, (April 10-14, 2014, Yokohama, Japan)
・New members 3 undergraduate students (Araki S, Ikushima K, Sasahara M) have joined our laboratory.(See Members)
March 2014
・Dr. Arimura visitedLinkIconKaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan,,to introduce the Kyushu University and recruit students in Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences (Director: Prof. Dr. Chun-Wei Li ) on March 17-19, 2014.
・Three papers of Nakamoto et al, Shibayama et al, Imai et al were accepted as oral presentations inLinkIconCARS 2014(June 25 - 28, Fukuoka Convention Center), and two papers of Hirose et al and Tran et al were accepted as poster presentations.
・The second meeting in 2014 of Medical Imaging Technical Group (2nd MI-ken 2014) of Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), which will be held at the Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, on June 24, 2014.LinkIconCall For Papers
Feb. 2014
Nonaka and Arimura (et al.) received the Robert F. Wagner Student Paper Award, PACS and Imaging Informatics: Next Generation and Innovations Conference Finalist (LinkIconAwards Events), for the paper "Local image descriptor-based searching framework of usable similar cases in a radiation treatment planning database for stereotactic body radiotherapy"Paper 9039-18, International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE Medical Imaging), San Diego,USA, 2014.02.MI 2014