Nassir Navab

Nassir Navab received the Diploma degree in computer engineering from the University of Technology of Compiégne, Compiégne, France, in 1988, and the Ph.D. from INRIA, Paris, France, in 1993. He is currently a Chair Professor for computer aided medical procedures and a Professor at the School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich, Germany; Professor of Computer Science at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. His research interests include surgical workflow, registration/visualization, segmentation, reconstruction, medical imaging, molecular imaging, computer-aided surgery, patient monitoring, computer vision, industrial augmented reality, medical augmented reality, and machine learning for medical applications. Dr. Navab is an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING, Medical Physics, and on the Editorial Board of Medical Image Analysis and International Journal Computer Vision. He is also a Fellow of the MICCAI Society.

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Lumen Segmentation in Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Using Backscattering Tracked and Initialized Random Walks
Intravascular imaging using optical coherence tomography (OCT) is commonly used in interventional cardiology for proper diagnosis and surgical planning. OCT provides high-­‐resolution images for detailed investigation of atherosclerosis induced thickening of the lumen wall resulting in arterial blockage and triggering... Read more