Journal club: Wu S. et al, 2019

By Luca Sestini | Jul 3, 2020 |

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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CRAS 2020 in Barcellona

By Gianni Borghesan | Jun 18, 2020 |

The Conference on New Technologies for Computer and Robot Assisted Surgery is now at his 10th edition! It will be held in Barcellona, ATLAS is co-organising it, and, this year, is in conjunction with COSUR.  important dates: Extended Abstracts due: 30 June 2020 Notification of Acceptance: 31 July 2020 Conference: 28-30 September 2020 More info:…

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COSUR ’20 edition registrations are open

By Gianni Borghesan | Jun 18, 2020 |

COSUR is the biennial doctoral school on the control of surgical robots, funded by ALTAIR Robotics Laboratory, University of Verona and host by the Research Center for Biomedical Engineering (CREB) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. The school is organized in two sessions to give students the opportunity to participate in CRAS (Conference on new…

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Plenary talk on simulation

By FinocchiaroMartina | Jun 18, 2020 |

During the past month, most of the ESRs participated in weekly meetings, and discussed about a common topic: simulation. In our last session, we had the opportunity to listen to an experienced opinion from Vladimir Poliakov. Vladimir is a PhD student at KU Leuven, working on the development of a Virtual Reality simulator for in-office…

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Mid-Term review meeting

By Gianni Borghesan | May 15, 2020 |
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Election of the ESR representative

By Jorge Lazo | May 12, 2020 |

The elections for ESR representative were held on 8th May, 2020 in which all 15 ESRs participated through video conferencing. After discussions, all ESRs were named on the electoral roll and votes were cast. Out of the 13 votes cast, ESR1 received 3 votes, ESR2 received 6 votes, ESR5 received 2 votes, and ESR10 received…

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A short review by one of the ATLAS ESRs

By Jorge Lazo | May 8, 2020 |

ESR 2 – Mohammad Hasan Dad Ansari was invited to be a part of a short review article related to magnetic spermbots. The article titled “Sperm Cell Driven Microrobots—Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Biologically Inspired Robotic Design” has been accepted in the journal Micromachines and is online as of 23 April 2020. The article is…

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Journal club: Dawei L. et al, 2019

By Guiqiu Liao | Apr 15, 2020 |

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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Journal club: LaLonde et al, 2018

By Jorge Lazo | Apr 7, 2020 |

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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Opening of the Robotics Lab at Politecnico di Milano

By Jorge Lazo | Mar 3, 2020 |

On Tuesday, February 18th, Politecnico di Milano opened its doors to celebrate the inauguration of the new laboratories of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering. In the new facilities, located at Leonardo campus, will work about 100 people including researchers, doctoral, postdoctoral and masters students in different projects: from humanoid robots that help the…

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