Conference proceedings

Image & Signal Processing and Analysis / Scintillators on medical imaging systems / Medical Informatics – Conference papers

  1. D.Cavouras, I.Kandarakis, G.Panayiotakis. “Enhancement of static and motion blurred images by an inverse digital filtering method.” Proceedings of the IEEE-Computer Society on Computers in Cardiology, September 1987, Leuven, Belgium.
  2. D.Cavouras and P.Prassopoulos. “Solitary pulmonary nodule classification using pattern recognition techniques: four classifier performance evaluation”. Proceedings of the IV international symposium on Biomedical Engineering, 1991;384- 385.
  3. D.Cavouras and P.Prassopoulos. “Computer based system for the  evaluation of renal normality by CT”. Proceedings of the VI  Mediterranean conference on Medical and Biological  Engineering: 871, 1992.
  4. D.Cavouras, P.Prassopoulos, S.Golfinopoulos, B.Spyropoulos.  “Hierarchical decision tree classifier for texture analysis of  pulmonary nodules on CT.” Proceedings of the VI Mediterranean conference on Medical and Biological engineering:875, 1992.
  5. D.Cavouras, P.Prassopoulos, B. Theodoropoulos, B.Spyropoulos. “Improved definition of the white-grey matter and local isodense lesions in cerebral CT images by computer processing”  Proceedings of the VI Mediterranean conference on Medical and Biological engineering:879, 1992.
  6. D.Cavouras, P.Prassopoulos, S.Golfinopoulos, and V.Theodoropoulos. “Comparison of a neural network and a statistical classifier in the characterization of pulmonary nodules.” Proceedings of the V international symposium on Biomedical Engineering, 1994;19-20.
  7. K.Spyropoulos and D.Cavouras. “Transfer line resonance overshoot correction in arterial pressure measurements”.  Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society:24, 1992.
  8. I.Kandarakis, D.Cavouras, C.Nomicos, G.Giakoumakis, P.Skountzos. “Absolute efficiency of La2O2S:Tb screens under fluoroscopy conditions and MTF measurements”. Proceedings of the V International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, 1994; 184-185.
  9. D.Cavouras, P.Prassopoulos, P.Papavasiliou, and S.Golfinopoulos. “A simple method for assessing intracranial volume on CT during early childhood”. Proceedings of the V International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, 1994;186-188.
  10. D.Cavouras, P. Prassopoulos, S. Golfinopoulos. “Computer Software System for Discriminating on CT the Patterns of Subarachnoid Spaces Enlargement in Children.”, Medical & Biological Engineering and Computing, 34 (Suppl. 1), 255-256,1996.
  11. D Cavouras, I Kandarakis, G Panayiotakis, C Nomicos. “X-ray detection and Optical Signal Properties of Gd2O2S:Tb, La2O2S:Tb, and ZnSCdS:Ag Phosphors for Use in Digital Mammography.” Medical & Biological Engineering and Computing, 34 (Suppl. 1), 223-224, 1996.
  12. I Kandarakis, D Cavouras, G Panayiotakis, C Nomicos “Comparative Evaluation of Signal and Noise Transfer Characteristics (MTF, DQE) of Y2O2S:Tb and Y2O2S:Eu Medical Image Receptors.” Medical & Biological Engineering and Computing, 34 (Suppl. 1), 225-226, 1996.
  13. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, G. Panayiotakis, E. Papadopoulou, C. Nomicos ” Signal propagation in rare earth image receptors for digital mammography applications”, Proceedings of the 18thAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Enginnering in Medicine and Biology Society, Amsterdam, Holland 1996.
  14. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis, I. Theocharakis, G. Panayiotakis, C. Nomicos “Image transfer characteristics of europium activated scintillators for medical imaging applications”, Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Enginnering in Medicine and Biology Society, Amsterdam, Holland 1996.
  15. D.Cavouras, P.Prassopoulos, G. Karaggelis, M. Raissaki, L. Kostaridou and G. Panayiotakis “Application of a neural network and four statistical classifiers in characterizing small focal liver lesions on CT”, Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Enginnering in Medicine and Biology Society, Amsterdam, Holland 1996.
  16. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, G.S. Panayiotakis, D. Koutsogiorgis, D. Triantis, and C.D. Nomicos. Behaviour of Y2O3:Eu3+ scintillator under radiation used in medical applications. 7th Hellenic Symposium on Nuclear Physics. Athens, May 1996.
  17. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, C. Koutsourakis, D. Triantis, A. Bakas, G. Panayiotakis, C. Nomicos ” A model for image formation and image quality prediction in diagnostic radiology”, Medical Informatics Europe’97 (MIE’97), 517-521, Halkidiki, Greece,1997.
  18. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis, I. Theotokas, E. Kanellopoulos, D. Triantis, I. Behrakis, EK Manesis, I Vafiadi-Zoumpouli, P. Zoumpoulis, “Computer image analysis of ultrasound images for discriminating and grading liver parenchyma disease employing a hierarchical decision tree scheme and the multilayer perceptron neural network classifier”, Medical Informatics Europe’97 (MIE’97), 522-526, Halkidiki, Greece,1997.
  19. Costaridou, G. Panayiotakis, C. Efstratiou, P. Sakellaropoulos,D.Cavouras, C. Kalogeropoulou, K. Varaki, L. Giannakou, J. Dimopoulos “PRONET services for distance learning in mammographic image processing”, Medical Informatics Europe’97 (MIE’97), 43-47, Halkidiki, Greece,1997.
  20. Sakellaropoulos, L. Costaridou, D. Cavouras, A. Bezerianos, and G. Panayiotakis, ” Use of wavelet analysis for contrast enhancement in mammography”, Medical Informatics Europe’97 (MIE’97), 502-506, Halkidiki, Greece,1997.
  21. Kalivas N., Kateris A., Tsoukos S., Cavouras D., Kandarakis I.., Nomicos C. and Panayiotakis G, 1997 ” Modeling quantum noise in radiographic phosphor screens” Proceedings of the 2ndRegional Mediterranean Congress on Radiation Protection, p. 84-87, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1997.
  22. S.Tsoukos, A. Kateris,  N.Kalivas, I.Kandarakis, D.Cavouras, GS Panayiotakis, “A theoretical model predicting the intensity of emitted light per unit of x-ray exposure in radiographic screens” 1st European Symposium in Biomedical Technology and Medical Physics, Patras, Greece, August, 1998.
  23. Kateris,  S.Tsoukos, I.Kandarakis, D.Cavouras, GS Panayiotakis, “The effect of phosphor K x-rays on MTF when using screens incorporating one or two heavy elements” 1st European Symposium in Biomedical Technology and Medical Physics, Patras, Greece, August, 1998.
  24. Papaeliou, P.Spyridonos, G. Minadakis, and D. Cavouras “A pattern recognition system for the analysis of infant vocalizations of apprehension and affect” IX Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, pp. 422-425,Pula, Croatia, June, 2001.
  25. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis, E. Ventouras, G. Panayiotakis, C. Nomicos “Application of information theory to the evaluation of x-ray imaging scintillators”, IX Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, pp. 519-522, Pula, Croatia, June, 2001.
  26. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, E. Ventouras, G. Panayiotakis, C. Nomicos “Evaluating the effective quantum gain of digital imaging detectors”, IX Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, pp. 527-530, Pula, Croatia, June, 2001.
  27. Maratou, G.C. Kagadis, D. Cavouras, P. Spyridonos, V. Makris, G. Zenebissis, P. J. Vassilakos, D. Siablis, and G.C. Nikiforidis “Image co-registration in brain tumor residual disease fromn CT and SPECT data sets”, IX Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, pp. 538-541, Pula, Croatia, June, 2001.
  28. E. Mavroforakis, H. V. Georgiou, D. Cavouras, N. Dimitropoulos, S. Theodoridis, Mammographic Mass Classification Using Textural Features and Descriptive Diagnostic Data. Proceedings of 14th IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP2002), July 1-3, Santorini, Greece pp.461-464.
  29. Tsantis, I. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, D. Cavouras, N. Dimitropoulos, G. Nikiforidis, “Computer-Aided Characterization of Thyroid Nodules by Image Analysis Methods”, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (IC-CMSE  2003), Kastoria, Greece, September 12-16, 2003.
  30. Theocharakis, I. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, N. Dimitropoulos, E. Ventouras, and D. Cavouras, “Relationship Between Carotid Plaque Composition and Embolization Risk Assessed by Computer Processing of Ultrasound Images”, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (IC-CMSE  2003), Kastoria, Greece, September 12-16, 2003.
  31. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, E. Ventouras, I. Kandarakis, C. C. Papageorgiou, A. D. Rabavilas, and D. Cavouras, “Probabilistic Neural Network versus Cubic Least-Squares Minimum-Distance in Classifying EEG Signals”, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (IC-CMSE  2003), Kastoria, Greece, September 12-16, 2003.
  32. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, D. Pappas, E. Ventouras, and D. Cavouras, “Probabilistic Neural Network Classifier versus Multilayer Perceptron Classifier in Discriminating Brain SPECT Images of Patients with Diabetes from Normal Controls”, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (IC-CMSE  2003), Kastoria, Greece, September 12-16, 2003.
  33. Theocharakis, I. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, N. Dimitropoulos, and D. Cavouras, “Computer Based Analysis of Ultrasound Images for Assessing Carotid Artery Plaque Risk”, 3rd International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (IS-ISPA 2003), Rome, Italy, September 18-20, 2003.
  34. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, E. Ventouras, C. C. Papageorgiou, A. D. Rabavilas, and D. Cavouras, “Comparative Evaluation of Probabilistic Neural Network versus Support Vector Machines Classifiers in Discriminating ERP Signals of Depressive Patients from Healthy Controls”, 3rd International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (IS-ISPA 2003), Rome, Italy, September 18-20, 2003.
  35. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, E. Ventouras, C.C. Papageorgiou A.D. Rabavilas and D. Cavouras, “A Probabilistic Neural Network (PNN) Classifier for Discriminating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Patients from Healthy Controls using the P600 Component of ERP Signals”, 4th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (ES-BEMP 2004), Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.
  36. Boniatis I., Costaridou L., Cavouras D., Panagiotopoulos E., Panayiotakis G. “Computerized analysis of radiographic osteoarthritis patterns”, 4th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (ES-BEMP 2004), Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.
  37. Athanasiadis, N. Piliouras, N. Dimitropoulos, I. Kalatzis, D. Glotsos, and D. Cavouras, “Development and Diagnostic Evaluation of Wavelet-Based and Histogram Equalization Image Enhancement Filters in Mammography”, 10th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (MEDICON 2004), Island of Ischia, Naples, Italy, July 31-August 5, 2004. International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) Proceedings Vol 6, 2004 [ISSN: 1727-1983][ISBN: 88-7780-308-8]
  38. Liaparinos, I. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, D. Nikolopoulos and G.
    Panayiotakis. ‘Simulating the emission efficiency and resolution
    properties of fluorescent screens by Monte Carlo methods’. IEEE
    NSS/MIC/SNPS and RTSD. Rome 2004, Italy.
  39. Tsantis S., Glotsos D., Kalatzis I., Dimitropoulos N., Nikiforidis G., Cavouras D. “Automatic Contour Delineation of Thyroid Nodules in Ultrasound Images Employing the Wavelet Transform Modulus-Maxima Chains”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  40. Piliouras, I. Kalatzis, P. Georgiadis, G. Minadakis, D. Cavouras, and C. Nomicos, “Electromagnetic seismic signal analysis employing pattern recognition methods”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  41. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, E. Ventouras, C.C. Papageorgiou,  I.A.  Liappas,  C.C.  Nikolaou, A.D. Rabavilas, and D. Cavouras, “SVM-based discrimination of one-month abstinent alcoholics from healthy controls using the P600 component of ERP signals”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  42. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, E. Ventouras, C.C. Papageorgiou,  I.A.  Liappas,  C.C.  Nikolaou, A.D. Rabavilas, and D. Cavouras, “Cubic least-squares minimum-distance classifier for discriminating one-month abstinent heroin addicts from healthy controls using the P600 component of ERP signals”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  43. Boniatis I., Costaridou L., Cavouras D., Panagiotopoulos E., Panayiotakis G. “Texture analysis of radiographic osteoarthritis patterns”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  44. Tsantis, D. Glotsos, I. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, P. Spyridonos, N. Dimitropoulos, G. Nikiforidis, and D. Cavouras, “Computer-Assisted Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules Malignancy Risk”, European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2005, Vienna, Austria, March 4-8, 2005.
  45. Boniatis I., Costaridou L., Cavouras D., Panagiotopoulos E., Panayiotakis G “Assessment of hip joint structural alterations in osteoarthritis using image texture analysis”. European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2005, Vienna, Austria, March 4-8, 2005.
  46. Theocharakis, D. Glotsos, N. Dimitropoulos, I. Kalatzis, G. Nikiforidis, and D. Cavouras, “Likelihood Approximation Functions for Characterizing Transabdominal Prostate Ultrasound Images”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  47. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, D. Glotsos, E. Ventouras C. C. Papageorgiou, A. D. Rabavilas, and D. Cavouras, “Signal Analysis Methods to Discriminate between Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Patients and Healthy Controls”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  48. Boniatis I., Costaridou L., Cavouras D., Panagiotopoulos E., Panayiotakis G. “Assessing hip osteoarthritis severity employing Laws’ Texture Energy Measures”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  49. Kalatzis, Ν. Piliouras, P. Georgiadis, E. Athanasiadis, C. Hikimtzis, E. Trapezanidis, E. Ventouras, and D. Cavouras, “Signal and Image Processing Application Development in the Biomedical Engineering Degree Program”, 2005 WSEAS International Conference on Engineering Education, Athens, July 8-10, 2005.
  50. Tzavaras, N. Kontodimopoulos, E. Monoyiou, I. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, I. Trapezanidis, D. Cavouras, E. Ventouras, “Upgrading Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Laboratory Training”, 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBC 2005), Shanghai, China, September 1-4, 2005.
  51. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, D. Glotsos, E. Ventouras, C. Papageorgiou, A. Rabavilas, C. Soldatos, D. Cavouras, “Identifying Differences in the P600 Component of ERP-Signals between OCD Patients and Controls Employing a PNN-based Majority Vote Classification Scheme”, 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBC 2005), Shanghai, China, September 1-4, 2005. ISBN 0-7803-8741-4 (CD-ROM edition).
  52. Boniatis I, Costaridou L, Cavouras D., Panagiotopoulos E., Panayiotakis G. “A pattern recognition approach for the assessment of hip osteoarthritis severity”, 14th International Conference of Medical Physics of the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP), the European Federation of Organizations in Medical Physics (EFOMP) and the German Society of Medical Physics (DGMP) (ICMP 2005), September 14-17, Nuremberg, Germany.
  53. Valais, I. Kandarakis, D. Nikolopoulos, I. Sianoudis, G. Loudos, N. Giokaris, K. Nikita, D. Cavouras, N. Dimitropoulos, C. D. Nomicos and G. S. Panayiotakis. Luminescence properties of LuYSiO5: Ce, Gd2SiO5: Ce, and CsI: Tl single crystal scintillators under x-ray excitation, for use in medical imaging systems. 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, N35-32, Puerto Rico 23-29 Oct, 2005.
  54. Kostopoulos, D. Glotsos, G. Kagadis, N. Dimitropoulos, T. Petsas,D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis,”Development Of A Brain Blood Vessel Segmentation Method In Ct-Angiography”, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC’05), Prague, Czech Repurlic, November 20-25, 2005.
  55. Bougioukos, A. Daskalakis, D. Glotsos, E. Athanasiadis, N. Dimitropoulos, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis, “Fast Enhancement of Mammographic Images using Wavelets and CLAHE on a Distributed Processing System”, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC’05), Prague, Czech Repurlic, November 20-25, 2005.
  56. Kalatzis I, Ventouras E, Piliouras N, Glotsos D, Papageorgiou C, Rabavilas A, Soldatos C, Cavouras D, “Discriminating OCD Patients from Healthy Controls using Pattern Recognition Methods on the P600 Component of ERP Signals”, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference  (EMBEC’05), Prague, Czech Repurlic, November 20-25, 2005.
  57. Boniatis, L. Costaridou, D. Cavouras, I. Kalatzis, E. Panagiotopoulos, and G. Panayiotakis. “A Support Vector Machine based classification scheme for automatic discrimination among hip osteoarthritis severity categories”, European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2006, March 3-7, Vienna, Austria.
  58. Madoukas, E. Athanasiadis, P. Bougioukos, I. Kalatzis, N. Dimitropoulos, and D. Cavouras, “Performance Evaluation of À-Trous Wavelet-Based Filters for Enhancing Digital Mammography Images” , 2nd International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (2nd IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, July 5-8, 2006.
  59. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, D. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis, and E. Ventouras, “Robustness of an Event-Related Potentials Classification System based on the Statistical Parameters of Morphological Features”, 5th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering (ES-BME 2006), Patras, Greece, July 7-9,2006.
  60. Kostopoulos, A. Daskalakis, D. Glotsos, P. Spyridonos, P. Ravazoula, D. Cavouras and G. Nikoforidis, “Computer-Aided Assessment Of The Estrogen Receptor Status In Breast Tissue Sections”, 5th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering (ES-BME 2006), Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.
  61. Daskalakis, C. Argyropoulos, D. Glotsos, S. Kostopoulos, E. Athanasiadis, D. Cavouras and G. Nikoforidis, “Wiener-Based Deconvolution Methods for Improving the Accuracy of Spot Segmentation in Microarray Images”, 5th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering (ES-BME 2006), Patras, Greece, July 7-9,2006.
  62. David, C. Michail, I. Valais, D. Nikolopoulos, N. Kalivas, I. Kalatzis, A. Karatopis, D. Cavouras,  G.S. Panayiotakis, and I. Kandarakis, “Luminescence efficiency of Lu2SiO5: Ce (LSO) powder scintillator for X-ray medical radiography applications”, IEEE Medical Imaging Conference (MIC 2006), San Diego, California, USA, October 31-November 4, 2006.
  63. I. Athanasiadis, D. A. Cavouras, P. P. Spyridonos, D. Th. Glotsos, I. K. Kalatzis, and G. C. Nikiforidis, “Segmentation of complementary DNA microarray images using the Fuzzy Gaussian Mixture Model technique”, PreConference Workshop: IEEE-EMBS 5th International Special Topic Conference on Information Technology in Biomedicine – Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB 2006), Ioannina – Epirus, Greece,  October 26-28, 2006.
  64. Boniatis, D. Cavouras, E. Kostaridou, I. Kalatzis, E Panagiotopoulos, and G. Panayiotakis, “A Decision Support System for the Automatic Assessment of Hip Osteoarthritis Severity by Hip Joint Space Contour Spectral Analysis”, 7th International Symposium on Biological and Medical Data Analysis (ISBMDA 2006), Thessaloniki, Greece, December 7 – 8,2006.
  65. Spirou S., Billas I., Petrou E., Kalatzis I., Glotsos D., Kostopoulos S., Dimitropoulos N., Cavouras D., Nikiforidis G., “Comparison of Classifiers and Features in the Identification of Nodules in Ultrasound Images of the Thyroid”, proceedings of 4th International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (4th IC-SCCE), vol. II, pp.91, Athens, 7-10 July, 2010.
  66. Konstantinou C., Kostopoulos S., Glotsos D., Ravazoula P., and Cavouras D., “Decision support system based on ordinal scales for grading of brain tumours”, proceedings of 4th International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (4th IC-SCCE), vol. II, pp.148, Athens, 7-10 July, 2010.
  67. Papadimitroulas P., Varsamidis A., Glotsos D., Kalatzis I., Georgoulias P., Loudos G., Kostopoulos S., Cavouras D., Nikiforidis G., “Pattern Recognition System for Semi-automated Detection of Myocardium Defects on SPECT Image”, proceedings of 4th International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (4th IC-SCCE), vol. III, pp.555, Athens, 7-10 July, 2010.

Cytological and histological microscopy image processing – Conference Proceedings 

  1. Spyridonos, D. Cavouras, V. Makris, G. Zenebissis, V. Maratou, G.C. Kagadis, P. Ravazoula, and G.C. Nikiforidis “A neural network based segmentation”, IX Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, pp. 546-549, Pula, Croatia, June, 2001.
  2. Spyridonos P., Ravazoula P., Cavouras D., Nikiforidis G., An Automatic classification system of urine bladder tumours employing morphological and textural nuclear features. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2001, October 7-10, Thessaloniki, Greece pp. 853-856, 2001.
  3. Spyridonos P., Glotsos D., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., and Nikiforidis G., A prognostic-classification system, based on a probabilistic NN, for predicting urine bladder cancer recurrence. Proceedings of   14th IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP2002), July 1-3, Santorini, Greece pp.1161-1164, 2002.
  4. Spyridonos P., Glotsos D., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., Zolota V., Nikiforidis G., Pattern recognition based segmentation method of cell nuclei in tissue section analysis. Proceedings of 14th IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP2002), July 1-3, Santorini, Greece pp.1121-1124.
  5. Spyridonos P., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., Nikiforidis G., A pattern recognition system for the comparative evaluation of Physician’s subjective assessment versus quantitative nuclear features in grading urine bladder tumours. Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Applications (SPPRA 2002), Crete, Greece, pp.131-135, June 25-28, 2002.
  6. Spyridonos P., Zolota V., Cavouras D., Zenebisis G., Glotsos D., Nikiforidis G., A computer-based image analysis system for classification of astrocytomas according the WHO grading system. Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Applications (SPPRA 2002), June 25-28, 2002, in Crete, Greece pp 371-374.
  7. Tasoulis D.K, Spyridonos P., Pavlidis N.G., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., Nikiforidis G., and Vrahatis M.N. Urinary Bladder Tumor Grade Diagnosis Using On-Line Trained Neural Networks. Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 3-5 September 2003.
  8. Glotsos D., Spyridonos P., Petalas P., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., Dadioti P., Lekka I. Nikiforidis G. Support Vector Machines for Classification of Histopathological images of Brain Tumour Astrocytomas. Proceedings of International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (IC-CMSE  2003), Kastoria, Greece, September 12-16, 2003.
  9. Spyridonos P., Petalas P., Glotsos D., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., Nikiforidis G., Comparative evaluation of support vector machines and probabilistic neural networks in superficial bladder cancer classification. Proceedings of International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2003 (IC-CMSE  2003). Kastoria, Greece, September 12-16, 2003.
  10. Glotsos D., Spyridonos P., Petalas P., Cavouras D., Zolota V., Dadioti P., Lekka I. Nikiforidis G.. A hierarchical decision tree classification scheme for brain tumour astrocytoma grading using Support Vector Machines. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, Rome, Italy, September 18-20, 2003.
  11. Petalas P., Spyridonos P., Glotsos D., Cavouras D., Ravazoula P., Nikiforidis G.. Probabilistic Neural Network Analysis of Quantitative Nuclear Features in Predicting the Risk of Cancer Recurrence at different Follow-up Times. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, Rome, Italy, September 18-20, 2003.
  12. Papadimitriou, P. Spyridonos, D. Glotsos, D. Cavouras. P. Ravazoula and G. Nikiforidis, “Design a prognostic system for tumor recurrence based on supervised classification algorithms and quantitative microscopy”, Proceedings of 4th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, Patras, Greece, 25th June-27th June 2004.
  13. Glotsos, P. Spyridonos, D. Cavouras, V. Ravazoula, E. Athanasiadis, I. Kalatzis, P. Dadioti, I. Lekka, G. Nikiforidis, “Design of an Image Analysis System for Automatically Grading Astrocytomas from Routinely Employed  Biopsy Material and Staining Procedures”, 10th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (MEDICON 2004), Island of Ischia, Naples, Italy, July 31-August 5, 2004. International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) Proceedings Vol 6, 2004 [ISSN: 1727-1983][ISBN: 88-7780-308-8]
  14. Glotsos D., Spyridonos P., Ravazoula I., Kalatzis I., Tsantis S., Nikiforidis G., Cavouras D., “Evaluating the Generalization Performance of a Support Vector Machine based Classification Methodology in Brain Tumor Astrocytomas Grading”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  15. Tsantis S., Glotsos D., Kalatzis I., Dimitropoulos N., Nikiforidis G., Cavouras D., “Improving Diagnostic Accuracy in the Classification of Thyroid Cancer by Combining Quantitative Information Extracted from both Ultrasound and Cytological Images”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  16. Glotsos D., Spyridonos P., Kalatzis I., Ravazoula I., Nikiforidis G., Cavouras D., “Unsupervised Segmentation of Fine Needle Aspiration Nuclei Images of Thyroid Cancer using a Support Vector Machine Clustering Methodology”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  17. Papadimitriou, P. Spyridonos, D. Glotsos, D. Cavouras. P. Ravazoula and G. Nikiforidis. A Majority Vote Scheme for Early Prognosis of Urinary Bladder Cancer Recurrence. Proceedings of1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), 8-10 September, Athens, Greece 2004.
  18. Glotsos, I. Kalatzis, P. Ravazoula, G. Nikiforidis, and D. Cavouras, “Automatic Grading of Astrocytomas using Probabilistic Neural Network Clustering and Quantitative Nuclear Features”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  19. Glotsos, A. Daskalakis, I. Kalatzis, P. Spyridonos, P. Ravazoula, N. Dimitropoulos, G. Nikiforidis, and D. Cavouras, “Nuclei Segmentation of Microscopy Images of Thyroid Nodules via Active Contours and K-Means Clustering”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  20. Glotsos D, Tsantis S, Kybic J, Kalatzis I, Ravazoula P, Dimitropoulos N, Nikiforidis G, Cavouras D, “Pattern Recognition based Segmentation versus Wavelet Maxima Chain Edge Representation for Nuclei Detection in Microscopy Images of Thyroid Nodules”, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference  (EMBEC’05), Prague, Czech Repurlic, November 20-25, 2005.
  21. Daskalakis, D. Glotsos, I. Kalatzis, P. Bougioukos, S. Kostopoulos, P. Ravazoula, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis, ” Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules Malignancy”, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference  (EMBEC’05), Prague, Czech Repurlic, November 20-25, 2005.
  22. Spiros Kostopoulos, Dionysios Cavouras, Antonis Daskalakis, Panagiotis Bougioukos, Pantelis Georgiadis, George Kagadis, Ioannis Kalatzis, Panagiota Ravazoula, George Nikiforidis, “Colour-Texture Based Image Analysis Method for Assessing the Hormone Receptors Status in Breast Tissue Sections”, Proceeding of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Lyon, France, August 23-26, 2007.
  23. Kassis V., Kostopoulos S., Glotsos D., Ravazoula P., and Cavouras D., “Computer based diagnosis of breast tumours on microscopy tissue images”, proceedings of 4th International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (4th IC-SCCE), vol. II, pp.104, Athens, 7-10 July, 2010.

Bioinformatics – Conference Proceedings

  1. Athanasiadis, D. Glotsos, A. Daskalakis, P. Bougioukos, S. Kostopoulos, P. Theocharakis, P. Spyridonos, I. Kalatzis, G. Nikiforidis and D. Cavouras, “Microarray Image Enhancement Techniques Using the Discrete Wavelet Transform”, Second International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (2nd IC-SCCE 2006), Athens, July 5 – 8, 2006.E. Athanasiadis, P. Spyridonos, A. Daskalakis, D. Glotsos, S. Kostopoulos, I. Kalatzis, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis, “Segmentation Of Microarray Images Using Gaussian Mixture Models And Wavelet Based Preprocessing Filters”, Second International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (2nd IC-SCCE 2006), Athens, July 5 – 8, 2006.
  2. Daskalakis, C. Argyropoulos, D. Glotsos, S. Kostopoulos, E. Athanasiadis, D. Cavouras and G. Nikoforidis, ‘Wiener-based deconvolution methods for improving the accuracy of spot segmentation in microarray images’, Fifth European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, Patras, Greece, 2006, Patras, Greece 7-9 July, 2006.E. Athanasiadis, A. Daskalakis, P. Spyridonos, D. Glotsos, I. Kalatzis, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis, “Comparative Evaluation Of a Gaussian Mixture Models and a Seeded Region Growing Techniques For The Segmentation of Microarray Images”, 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras Cultural and Conference Center Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7 – 9, 2006.
  3. A. Daskalakis, D. Cavouras, P. Bougioukos, S. Kostopoulos, C. Argyropoulos, and G. Nikiforidis, ‘Improving Microarray spots segmentation by K-Means driven adaptive image restoration’, International Special Topic Conference on Information Technology in Biomedicine (I.T.A.B. 2006), Ioannina, Greece, 26-28 October2006.
  4. Emmanouil I. Athanasiadis, Dionisis A. Cavouras, Panagiota P. Spyridonos, Dimitris Th. Glotsos, Ioannis K. Kalatzis, and George C. Nikiforidis, “Segmentation of complementary DNA microarray images using the Fuzzy Gaussian Mixture Model technique”, IEEE EMBS, The International Special Topic Conference on Information Technology in Biomedicine (ITAB 2006), Ioannina, October 26-28,2006.
  5. Bougioukos, D. Cavouras, A. Daskalakis, S. Kossida, G. Nikiforidis, A. Bezerianos, ‘Feature extraction and analysis of prostate cancer proteomic mass spectra for biomarker discovery’, International Special Topic Conference on Information Technology in Biomedicine (I.T.A.B. 2006), Ioannina ,Greece, 26-28 October2006.
  6. Bougioukos, D. Cavouras, A. Daskalakis, G. Nikiforidis, S. Kossida, A. Vlahou and A. Bezerianos, ‘Computational Intelligence Solutions for Biomarker Discovery in Mass Spectrometry Data’, 2nd Conference of the Hellenic Proteomics Society, Crete 23-25 May 2007.A. Daskalakis, D. Cavouras, P. Bougioukos, S. Kostopoulos, P. Georgiadis, I. Kalatzis, and G. Nikiforidis, ‘An Efficient CLAHE-based, Spot-Adaptive, Image Segmentation Technique for Improving Microarray Genes’ Quantification’, 2nd International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization, Greece, Athens, 4-7 July,2007.
  7. Emmanouil Athanasiadis, Dionisis Cavouras, Panagiota Spyridonos, Dimitris Glotsos, Ioannis Kalatzis, and George Nikoforidis, “Segmentation of microarray images using Gradient Vector Flow Active Contours Boosted by Gaussian Mixture Models”, Second International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (2nd IC-EpsMsO), Athens, Greece, July 4 – 7, 2007.
  8. Bougioukos, D. Cavouras, A. Daskalakis, S. Kostopoulos, I. Kalatzis, George Nikiforidis, and A Bezerianos, ‘Proteomic Mass Spectra Classification for Biomarker Discovery in Prostate Cancer ,Employing Pattern Recognition Techniques’, 2nd International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization, Greece, Athens, 4-7 July,2007.A. Daskalakis, D. Cavouras, P. Bougioukos, S. Kostopoulos, P. Georgiadis, I. Kalatzis, G. Kagadis and G. Nikiforidis, ‘Genes expression level quantification using a spot-based algorithmic pipeline’, 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, France, Lyon, 23-26 August, 2007.
  9. Bougioukos, D. Cavouras, A. Daskalakis, S. Kostopoulos, G. Nikiforidis and A. Bezerianos, ‘Prostate Cancer Biomarker Selection Through a Novel Combination of Sequential Global Thresholding, Particle Swarm Optimization, and PNN Classification of MS-Spectra’, accepted for presentation in ICTAI – Annual IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Patras 29-31 October 2007.
  10. Kostopoulos, P. Zerefos, P. Bougioukos, A. Bezerianos and D. Cavouras, “Proteomic MS-spectra analysis for discriminating between benign and cancerous urine bladder spectra”, EuroKUP COST Meeting-Rotterdam, NL, March 20-21 2010.

Telemedicine / Remote monitoring – Conference Proceedings

  1. Georgiadis, K. Banitsas, H. Georgiou, K. Sidiropoulos, N. Dimitropoulos, S. Tachakra, and D. Cavouras, “A Smartphone-Based Teleradiology System”, 4th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering (4th ES-BE 2004), Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.
  2. Banitsas, P. Georgiadis, S. Tachakra, D. Cavouras, “Using handheld devices for real-time wireless Teleconsultation”, Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS San Francisco, CA, USA, September 1-5, 2004.
  3. Georgiadis, K. Banitsas, H. Georgiou, K. Sidiropoulos, S. Tachakra, N. Dimitropoulos and D. Cavouras, “A PDA – based Teleradiology System”, 1st International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (1st IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, September 18-10, 2004.
  4. Georgiadis, K. Sidiropoulos, H. Georgiou, C. Makris, D. Glotsos and D. Cavouras, “A PDA – based Teleprocessing System”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  5. Polyhronopoulou, A. Daskalakis, P. Georgiadis, K. Sidiropoulos, D. Glotsos, P. Ravazoula, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis, “Development of a Telemedicine Image Processing and Transferring System over a Wireless Computer Network”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  6. Ch. Hikimtzis, P. Georgiadis, K. Sidiropoulos, D. Glotsos and D. Cavouras “Development of a Remotely Accomplished Edge – Detection Algorithm on Breast Ultrasound”, First International Conference on Experiments/ Process/ System  Modelling/ Simulation/ Optimization (1st IC-EpsMso), Athens, July 6-9, 2005.
  7. Georgiadis, N. Piliouras, K. Sidiropoulos, G. Koulouras, G. Minadakis, D. Cavouras and C. Nomicos, “Smartphone-based system for monitoring electromagnetic signals”, 2005 WSEAS International Conference on Engineering Education, Athens, Greece, July 8-10, 2005.
  8. Georgiadis, K. Sidiropoulos, D. Cavouras, K. Banitsas and C. Nomicos, “PDA-based system for monitoring electromagnetic signals”, Annual International Conference on Telecommunications & Multimedia (TEMU 2006), Heraklion, Greece, July 5-7, 2006.
  9. Georgiadis, K. Sidiropoulos, Ch. Hikimtzis, K. Banitsas, N. Dimitropoulos and D. Cavouras, “PDA-based teleradiology system with real-time voice conferencing capabilities”, 2nd International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (2nd IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, July 5-8, 2006.
  10. Vaptismas, P. Georgiadis, Ch. Hikimtzis, K. Sidiropoulos, N Dimitropoulos and D. Cavouras, “Development of a Secure Wireless System for Teleprocessing of Medical Images”, 2nd International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (2nd IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, July 5-8, 2006.
  11. Ch. Hikimtzis, P. Georgiadis, A. Daskalakis, K. Sidiropoulos, N Dimitropoulos and D. Cavouras, “Development of a Web Service Platform for Remotely Designing Medical Image Processing Applications”, 2nd International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (2nd IC-SCCE), Athens, Greece, July 5-8, 2006.
  12. Sidiropoulos, P. Georgiadis, N. Dimitropoulos and D. Cavouras, “Personal Mobile Medical Assistant Employing RFID Technology”, 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering (5th ES-BE 2006), Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.
  13. Banitsas, P. Georgiadis, S. Tachakra and D. Cavouras, “Mobile consultant: combining total mobility with constant access”, Proceedings of the 28th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, New York City, USA, Aug 30-Sept 3, 2006.
  14. Georgiadis, D. Cavouras, A. Daskalakis, K. Sifaki, M. Malamas, G. Nikiforidis and E. Solomou, “PDA-based system with teleradiology and image analysis capabilities”, 29th Annual International Conference, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (29th EMBC), Lyon, France, August 23-26, 2007.
  15. Banitsas, P. Georgiadis, S. Tachakra and D. Cavouras, “Mobile consultant: evaluation of additional services”, 29th Annual International Conference, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (29th EMBC), Lyon, France, August 23-26, 2007.
  16. Cavouras, P. Georgiadis, K. Ninos and C. Nomicos, “Electromagnetic signals monitoring by smartphones and 3G wireless networks”, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2008, Vienna, Austria, April 13-18, 2008.
  17. Banitsas, P. Pelegris, T. Orbach, D. Cavouras, S. Kostopoulos and K. Sidiropoulos, “A Simple Algorithm to Monitor HR for Real Time Treatment Applications”, in the 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB), Larnaca, November 5-7, 2009.
  18. Petropoulos F., Sidiropoulos K., Kostopoulos S., Glotsos D., Cavouras D.,”Web-based Telepathology Platform for Assisting Diagnosis in Histopathology”, proceedings of 4th International Conference “From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering” (4th IC-SCCE), vol. III, pp.782, Athens, 7-10 July, 2010.

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