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26 Gerig, GuidoBrain maturation of newborns and infantsRecently, imaging studies of early human development have received more attention, as improved modeling methods might lead to a clearer understanding of the origin, timing, and nature of differences in neurodevelopmental disorders. Non-invasivemagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can provide three-dimen...2011-01-01
27 Gerig, GuidoTopology preserving atlas construction from shape data without correspondence using sparse parametersStatistical analysis of shapes, performed by constructing an atlas composed of an average model of shapes within a population and associated deformation maps, is a fundamental aspect of medical imaging studies. Usual methods for constructing a shape atlas require point correspondences across subject...2012-01-01
28 Gerig, GuidoTumor-induced structural radiometric asymmetry in brain imagesThis paper presents a general framework for analyzing structural and radiometric asymmetry in brain images. In a healthy brain, the left and right hemispheres are largely symmetric across the mid-sagittal plane. Brain tumors may belong to one or both of the following categories: mass-effect, in whic...2001-01-01
29 Gerig, GuidoModeling 4D changes in pathological anatomy using domain adaptation: analysis of TBI imaging using a tumor databaseAnalysis of 4D medical images presenting pathology (i.e., lesions) is significantly challenging due to the presence of complex changes over time. Image analysis methods for 4D images with lesions need to account for changes in brain structures due to deformation, as well as the formation and deletio...2013-01-01
30 Gerig, GuidoMixed-effects shape models for estimating longitudinal changes in anatomy2012-01-01
31 Gerig, GuidoMultiscale medial shape-based analysis of image objectsMedial representation of a three-dimensional (3-D) object or an ensemble of 3-D objects involves capturing the object interior as a locus of medial atoms, each atom being two vectors of equal length joined at the tail at the medial point. Medial representation has a variety of beneficial properties,...2003-01-01
32 Gerig, Guido3D tensor normalization for improved accuracy in DTI tensor registration methodsThis paper presents a method for normalization of diffusion tensor images (DTI) to a xed DTI template, a pre-processing step to improve the performance of full tensor based registration methods. The proposed method maps the individual tensors of the subject image in to the template space based on ma...2012-01-01
33 Gerig, GuidoAnalysis of longitudinal shape variability via subject specific growth modelingStatistical analysis of longitudinal imaging data is crucial for understanding normal anatomical development as well as disease progression. This fundamental task is challenging due to the difficulty in modeling longitudinal changes, such as growth, and comparing changes across different populations...2012-01-01
34 Gerig, GuidoClosed and open source neuroimage analysis tools and libraries at UNCThe emergence of open-source libraries and development tools in the last decade has changed the process of academic software development in many ways. In medical image processing and visualization this change is especially evident, also because open source projects are actively furthered by grant fu...2006-01-01
35 Gerig, GuidoGroup mean differences of voxel and surface objects via nonlinear averagingBuilding of atlases representing average and variability of a population of images or of segmented objects is a key topic in application areas like brain mapping, deformable object segmentation and object classification. Recent developments in image averaging, i.e. constructing an image which is cen...2006-01-01
36 Gerig, GuidoStatistical group differences in anatomical shape analysis using Hotelling T2 MetricShape analysis has become of increasing interest to the neuroimaging community due to its potential to precisely locate morphological changes between healthy and pathological structures. This manuscript presents a comprehensive set of tools for the computation of 3D structural statistical shape anal...2007-01-01
37 Gerig, GuidoStatistical shape analysis of Multi-Object complexesAn important goal of statistical shape analysis is the discrimination between populations of objects, exploring group differences in morphology not explained by standard volumetric analysis. Certain applications additionally require analysis of objects in their embedding context by joint statistical...2007-01-01
38 Gerig, GuidoStatistics of populations of images and its embedded objects: driving applications in neuroimagingWork in progress towards modeling shape statistics of multi-object complexes is presented. Constraints defined by the set of objects such as a compact representation of object shape relationships and correlation of shape changes might have advantages for automatic segmentation and group discriminati...2006-01-01
39 Gerig, GuidoStatistical shape analysis of brain structures using spherical waveletsWe present a novel method of statistical surface-based morphometry based on the use of non-parametric permutation tests and a spherical wavelet (SWC) shape representation. As an application, we analyze two brain structures, the caudate nucleus and the hippocampus, and compare the results obtained to...2007-01-01
40 Gerig, GuidoRegional gray matter growth, sexual dimorphism, and cerebral asymmetry in the Neonatal BrainAlthough there has been recent interest in the study of childhood and adolescent brain development, very little is known about normal brain development in the first few months of life. In older children, there are regional differences in cortical gray matter development, whereas cortical gray and wh...2007-01-01
41 Gerig, GuidoComputational anatomy to assess longitudinal trajectory of brain growthThis paper addresses the challenging problem of statistics on images by describing average and variability. We describe computational anatomy tools for building 3-D and spatio-temporal 4-D atlases of volumetric image data. The method is based on the previously published concept of unbiased atlas bui...2006-01-01
42 Gerig, GuidoCorrespondence evaluation in local shape analysis and structural subdivisionRegional volumetric and local shape analysis has become of increasing interest to the neuroimaging community due to the potential to locate morphological changes. In this paper we compare three common correspondence methods applied to two studies of hippocampal shape in schizophrenia: correspondence...2007-01-01
43 Gerig, GuidoDiscrimination analysis using Multi-object statistics of shape and poseA main focus of statistical shape analysis is the description of variability of a population of geometric objects. In this paper, we present work towards modeling the shape and pose variability of sets of multiple objects. Principal geodesic analysis (PGA) is the extension of the standard technique ...2007-01-01
44 Gerig, GuidoQuality control of diffusion weighted imagesDiffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) has become an important MRI procedure to investigate the integrity of white matter in brain in vivo. DTI is estimated from a series of acquired Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI) volumes. DWI data suffers from inherent low SNR, overall long scanning time of multiple dire...2010-01-01
45 Gerig, GuidoMultivariate longitudinal statistics for neonatal-pediatric brain tissue developmentThe topic of studying the growth of human brain development has become of increasing interest in the neuroimaging community. Cross-sectional studies may allow comparisons between means of different age groups, but they do not provide a growth model that integrates the continuum of time, nor do they ...2008-01-01
46 Gerig, GuidoTowards analysis of growth trajectory through multi-modal longitudinal MR imagingThe human brain undergoes significant changes in the first few years after birth, but knowledge about this critical period of development is quite limited. Previous neuroimaging studies have been mostly focused on morphometric measures such as volume and shape, although tissue property measures rela...2010-01-01
47 Gerig, GuidoVoxel-wise group analysis of DTIDiffusion tensor MRI (DTI) is now a widely used modality to investigate the fiber tissues in vivo, especially the white matter in brain. An automatic pipeline is described in this paper to conduct a localized voxel-wise multiple-subject group comparison study of DTI. The pipeline consists of 3 steps...2009-01-01
48 Gerig, GuidoMinimum description length with local geometryEstablishing optimal correspondence across object populations is essential to statistical shape analysis. Minimizing the description length (MDL) is a popular method for finding correspondence. In this work, we extend the MDL method by incorporating various local curvature metrics. Using local curva...2008-01-01
49 Gerig, GuidoTeasing apart the heterogeneity of autism: Same behavior, different brains in toddlers with fragile X syndrome and autismTo examine brain volumes in substructures associated with the behavioral features of children with FXS compared to children with idiopathic autism and controls. A cross-sectional study of brain substructures was conducted at the first time-point as part of an ongoing longitudinal MRI study of brain ...2009-01-01
50 Gerig, GuidoMulti-object analysis of volume, pose, and shape using statistical discriminationOne goal of statistical shape analysis is the discrimination between two populations of objects. Whereas traditional shape analysis was mostly concerned with single objects, analysis of multi-object complexes presents new challenges related to alignment and pose. In this paper, we present a methodol...2010-01-01
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