Unsupervised Learning of Probably Symmetric Deformable 3D Objectsfrom Images in the Wild SHANGZHE WU | CHRISTIAN RUPPRECHT | ANDREA VEDALDI  Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. 2020. p. 1-10. DOI: https://arxiv.org/abs/1911.11130 This paper was presented at CVPR 2020 where it got the award for best paper. The problem tackled is…

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Parallel deep neural networks for endoscopic OCT image segmentation DAWEI LI| JIMIN WU| YUFAN HE|XINWEN YAO| WU YUAN|DEFU CHEN|HYEON-CHEOL PARK| SHAOYONG YU| JERRY L.PRINCE|XINGDE LI Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 1126-1135(2019) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.10.001126 This article reports parallel-trained deep neural networks for automated endoscopic OCT image segmentation feasible even with a limited training…

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Capsules for Object Segmentation Rodney LaLonde |Ulas Bagci In the last few years, deep learning-based methods, in particular Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), have become the state-of-the-art for various image analysis tasks.  Specifically related to the object segmentation problem, U-Net, Fully Convolutional Networks (FCN) have become the most used models for various medical image segmentation tasks.…

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Real-time in vitro intravascular reconstruction and navigation for endovascular aortic stent grafting Chaoyang Shi | Carlos Tercero | Xianliang Wu | Seiichi Ikeda | Kimihiro Komori | Kiyohito Yamamoto | Fumihito Arai | Toshio Fukuda  Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg 2016; 12:648-657 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.1736 This paper is introduced as a new framework for…

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A Novel Robotic Meshworm With Segment-Bending Anchoring for Colonoscopy Julius E. Bernth | Alberto Arezzo | Hongbin LiuIEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, VOL. 2, NO. 3, JULY 2017DOI:10.1109/LRA.2017.2678540 The authors introduced a novel design worm inspired robotic endoscope with multi degrees of freedom segments, which can move itself forward and backward by anchoring the different…

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Learning to Detect Collisions for Continuum Manipulators without a Prior Model Shahriar Sefati | Shahin Sefati | Iulian Iordachita | Russell H. Taylor | Mehran ArmandMICCAI 2019: Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2019DOI: http://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2013.6696866 The high dexterity, flexibility and compliance of the continuum manipulator (CM) make it suitable for minimally invasive…

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STIFF-FLOP Surgical Manipulator: mechanical design and experimental characterization of the single module Matteo Cianchetti | Tommaso Ranzani | Giada Gerboni | Iris De Falco | Cecilia Laschi | Arianna Menciassi2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) November 3-7, 2013 (Tokyo, Japan).DOI: http://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2013.6696866 This paper combines the use of pneumatic actuators and granular…

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Water‐jet outer sheath with braided shape memory polymer tubes for upper gastrointestinal tract screening Linkun Yin | Shuxin Wang | Siyang ZuoInternational Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (IF 1.634)DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1944 The authors presented a novel class of endoscope based on braided shape-memory polymer (SMP) tubing and water-jet steering, with the intention to…

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