Organiser Date Title and Author
Luca Sestini

2 July 2020, 16:00

Unsupervised Learning of Probably Symmetric Deformable 3D Objects from Images in the Wild By Shangzhe Wu, Christian Rupprecht, Andrea Vedaldi
Di Wu

28th, May 2020, 15:30

Distal-end force prediction of tendon-sheath mechanisms for flexible endoscopic surgical robots using deep learning By Xiaoguo Li, Lin Cao, Anthony Meng Huat Tiong, Phuoc Thien Phan and Soo Jay Phee
Guiqiu Liao

20th March 2020, 15:00

Parallel deep neural networks for endoscopic OCT image segmentation by Dawei L, Jimin Wu, Yufan He, Xinwen Yao, Wu Yuan, Defu Chen, Hyeon-Cheol Park, Shaoyong Yu, Jerry L. Prince, Xingde Li
Jorge Lazo 11th February 2020, 14:00 Capsules for Object Segmentation

By Rodney LaLonde | Ulas Bagci

Beatriz Farola Barata 17 Jan 2020, 3 PM Real-time in vitro intravascular reconstruction and navigation for endovascular aortic stent grafting By Chaoyang Shi | Carlos Tercero | Xianliang Wu | Seiichi Ikeda | Kimihiro Komori | Kiyohito Yamamoto | Fumihito Arai | Toshio Fukuda
Sujit Sahu 12 Dec 2019, 11 AM A Novel Robotic Meshworm With Segment-Bending Anchoring for Colonoscopy By Julius E. Bernth | Alberto Arezzo | Hongbin Liu
Thao hà xuân 25 Nov 2019, 3 PM Learning to Detect Collisions for Continuum Manipulators without a Prior Model By Shahriar Sefati | Shahin Sefati | Iulian Iordachita | Russell H. Taylor | Mehran Armand
Hasan Mohammad 8 Nov 2019, 10 AM STIFF-FLOP Surgical Manipulator: mechanical design and experimental characterization of the single module By Matteo Cianchetti | Tommaso Ranzani | Giada Gerboni | Iris De Falco | Cecilia Laschi | Arianna Menciassi
Fabian Trauzettel 25 Oct 2019, 10 AM Water‐jet outer sheath with braided shape memory polymer tubes for upper gastrointestinal tract screening, by Linkun Yin, Shuxin Wang, Siyang Zuo.

Journal club announcements and wrap-up

Journal club: Wu S. et al, 2019

By Luca Sestini | July 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…

Journal club: Dawei L. et al, 2019

By Guiqiu Liao | April 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…

Journal club: LaLonde et al, 2018

By Jorge Lazo | April 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.…

Journal club: Shi et al, 2016

By Beatriz Farola Barata | February 19, 2020

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…

Journal Club: Bernth et al, 2017

By Sujit Sahu | December 13, 2019

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…

Journal Club: Sefati et al, 2019

By Thao hà xuân | November 26, 2019

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…

Journal Club: Cianchetti et al, 2013

By Mohammad Hasan Dad Ansari | November 12, 2019

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…

Journal Club: Yin et al, 2018

By FabianTrauzettel | October 24, 2019

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…