Capita Selecta #1 with Leonardo S. Mattos (IIT – Genova)

By FinocchiaroMartina | Nov 5, 2020 |

On Monday, 9 November 2020 from 3PM to 4PM Dr. Leonardo S. Mattos will give a seminar to the ATLAS community, as part of the first Capita Selecta activity. The title of the talk is: µRALP and beyond: Micro-Technologies and Systems for Robot-Assisted Endoscopic Laser Microsurgery. The seminar is open to all. Join us at:…

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Journal club: Ahmad O. et al, 2019

By FinocchiaroMartina | Oct 21, 2020 |

Artificial intelligence and computer-aided diagnosis in colonoscopy: current evidence and future directions OMER F AHMAD| ANTONIO S SOARES| EVANGELOS MAZOMENOS| PATRICK BRANDAO| ROSER VEGA| EDWARD SEWARD| DANAIL STOYANOV| MANISH CHAND| LAURENCE B LOVAT Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019; 4: 71–80 DOI: This paper reviews the different use of CAD (i.e. Computer Aided Diagnosis) and AI…

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NTA 4: 3D tissue segmentation, modelling and deformation.

By FabianTrauzettel | Sep 18, 2020 |

From July 20th to July 24th our ESRs and other invited students from POLIMI participated in another of our Network Training Activity. Due to COVID-19 situation, the event was held online. The event was divided into theory, practice and hands-on, ATLAS pitches with a student challenge. The research topics crossed over an introduction to deep…

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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: 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 Barcelona

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 Barcelona, 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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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 |

Normally we would have our meeting in the Arenberg castle, this time we went online.  The traditional group photos are less traditional this time. Thanks to all the participant!    

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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: This article reports parallel-trained deep neural networks for automated endoscopic OCT image segmentation feasible even with a limited training…

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