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Chapter on Big data analysis in Forensics book now published
14/03/2017
The Chapter 'Big data in medical imaging, forensics and beyond' by Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] has now been published in the book Forensigraphie - Möglichkeiten und Grenzen IT-gestützter klinisch-forensischer Bildgebung[http://www.lehmanns.ch/shop/recht-steuern/38233064-9783709701249-forensigraphie]. Read more >>


MedGIFT SPIE paper won the Robert F. Wagner Best student paper award
17/02/2017
The paper 'Making-sense of large data sets without annotations: analyzing age-related correlations from lung CT scans' by Dicente[[sitetree_link id=151]] et al. won the Robert F. Wagner Best student paper award[http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/medical-imaging/awards] for the track Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research and Applications. Read more >>


Paper on 3D texture analysis accepted for IEEE TIP
27/01/2017
The paper '3-D Solid Texture Classification Using Locally-Oriented Wavelet Transforms' by Dicente et al.[[sitetree_link id=151]] has been accepted for publication at IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. Read more >>


Lung database paper selected as candidate for the Robert F. Wagner Best Student paper Award
18/01/2017
The paper 'Making Sense of Large Data Sets without Annotations:Analyzing Age-related Correlations from Lung CT Scans' by Yashin Dicente et al.[[sitetree_link id=151]] is one of the finalists for the Robert F. Wagner Best Student paper Award at SPIE2017. The conference will take place from the 11-16 February 2017 in Orlando, Florida, US. Read more >>


MedGIFT group added as a member of COST actions 2016
13/12/2016
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] is part of the Management Committe of the approved European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) action European network for translational research in children's and adult interstitial lung disease[http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA16125?] Read more >>


Cloud-based benchmarking book now available
25/11/2016
The book 'Cloud-Based Benchmarking of Medical Image Analysis' by Allan Hanbury, Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] and Georg Langs is now available at Springer[http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319496429]. Read more >>


Two papers accepted for SPIE Medical Imaging 2017
18/11/2016
The papers 'Making sense of large datasets without annotations: Analyzing age-related correlations from lung CT scans' by Yashin Dicente Cid[[sitetree_link id=151]] et al. and 'Convolutional neural networks for an automatic classification of prostate tissue slides with high-grade Gleason score' by Oscar Jimenez-del-Toro[[sitetree_link id=71]] et al. were accepted for the SPIE Medical Imaging 2017 conference[http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/medical-imaging].  Read more >>


Article on Activity evaluation is now available in the ACM Digital Library
11/11/2016
The article "Activity evaluation: a video-based approach to iterative prototype design" by Grace Eden et al. has now been added to the ACM Digital Library  Read more >>


Demo presentation at IHM2016
28/10/2016
Roger Schaer[[sitetree_link id=61]] gave a demo presentation of the GoogleGlass[[sitetree_link id=177]] and NinaPro[[sitetree_link id=29]] projects at the Interaction Homme-Machine 2016[http://ihm2016.afihm.org/#!/accueil] conference.  Read more >>


ACM article on Crowdsourcing Biodiversity Monitoring accepted
21/10/2016
The article 'Crowdsourcing Biodiversity Monitoring: How Sharing your Photo Stream can Sustain our Planet[http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2976762]' by Alexis Joly et al. has been added to the ACM Digital Library. Read more >>


SLDESUTO group among top three participants in TUPAC challenge
18/10/2016
The SLDESUTO team (ContextVision/HES-SO) obtained the 3rd place in two tasks of the 'Tumor Proliferation Assessment Challenge (TUPAC 2016)'. The team used an automated deep learning approach to analyse whole slide digital pathology images.  The corresponding tasks were: Read more >>


Welcome Sebastian to the MedGIFT group!
17/10/2016
Sebastian Otalora[[sitetree_link id=254]] has joined the Medgift group. Read more >>


Scholarship from the Swiss confederation for projects with Malaysia accepted
11/10/2016
An scholarship 'Bilateral research collaboration with the Asia-Pacific region 2013-2016' funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation has been approved for our group.  Read more >>


Microsoft Azure grant extended
06/10/2016
The current Microsoft Azure for research award has been increased. The VISCERAL benchmarks as well as other MedGIFT projects are currently sponsored by Azure Research. Read more >>


Electromyography and Deep Learning paper published
07/09/2016
The article "Deep learning with convolutional neural networks: a resource for the control of robotic prosthetic hands via electromyography", by Manfredo Atzori[[sitetree_link id=31]], Matteo Cognolato, Henning Müller,  has now been published in Frontiers in Neurorobotics[http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnbot.2016.00009/full?&utm_source=Email_to_authors_&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=T1_11.5e1_author&utm_campaign=Email_publication&field=&journalName=Frontiers_in_Neurorobotics&id=219975]. Read more >>


Henning Muller invited speaker at CiML2016
17/08/2016
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] will be an invited speaker at the workshop:  [http://ciml.chalearn.org/]Challenges in Machine Learning: Gaming and Education (CiML) 2016[http://ciml.chalearn.org/]. This is one of the NIPS workshops and will take place Friday December 9, 2016, Barcelona, Spain.  Read more >>


Adrien Depeursinge a special guest at QTIM meeting
01/08/2016
Prof. Adrien Depeursinge was a special guest at the QTIM meeting in Boston last July 27, 2016. The topic of his talk was 'A 3-D Riesz-Covariance Texture Model for the Prediction of Nodule Recurrence in Lung CT'  Read more >>


CLEF2016 Working Notes available online
27/07/2016
The CLEF2016 Working Notes are now on-line on CEUR-WS Proceedings: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1609/[http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1609/] Read more >>


Adrien Depeursinge speaking at MIT CSAIL
22/07/2016
Adrien Depeursinge[[sitetree_link id=9]] will be a speaker at the MIT CSAIL Seminar Series: Biomedical Imaging and Analysis 2015/2016. The topic of his talk is 'Steerable Wavelet Machines (SWM): Learning Moving Frames for Texture Classification'. The presentation will take place Thursday, July 28, 2016. Read more >>


Henning Müller in Harvard/MIT workshop from the Health Science and Technology program
15/07/2016
Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] was teaching in a workshop of the Harvard/MIT Health Science and Technology program at MIT on July 13. The workshop was on Topics in clinical imaging informatics: beyond the radiology report. Read more >>


Ninapro project has 2 papers accepted and an electronic poster
08/07/2016
The Ninapro project has the following updates: Read more >>


VISCERAL Anatomy benchmarks overview paper now available online
24/06/2016
The paper 'Cloud-based Evaluation of Anatomical Structure Segmentation and Landmark Detection Algorithms: VISCERAL Anatomy Benchmarks' by Oscar Jimenez-del-Toro[[sitetree_link id=71]] et al. is now available online in IEEE Xplore[http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=7488206&queryText=segmentation%20landmarks&newsearch=true]. Read more >>


HES-SO helped in the organization of CBMI 2016
21/06/2016
The 14th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing[http://cbmi2016.upb.ro/] , June 15-17 2016, took place in Bucharest, Romania. The event was a success and brough together various communities involved in all aspects of content-based multimedia indexing for retrieval, browsing, visualization and analytics.  Read more >>


VISCERAL project awarded with Microsoft Azure sponsorship
17/06/2016
The VISCERAL project[http://www.visceral.eu] received a Microsoft Azure sponsorship until June 2017. This will allow us to continue running the VISCERAL benchmarks in the Azure cloud platform for an extended period of time.   Read more >>


Article on distributed hyperparameter search and simulation for lung texture classification now available
07/06/2016
The article "Optimized Distributed Hyperparameter Search and Simulation for Lung Texture Classification in CT Using Hadoop" by Roger Schaer[[sitetree_link id=61]] et al. is now available online: http://www.mdpi.com/2313-433X/2/2/19/html[http://www.mdpi.com/2313-433X/2/2/19/html] Read more >>


Workshop report on Cloud-based Evaluation now available
02/06/2016
The 'Report on the Cloud-based Evaluation Approaches Workshop 2015' by Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] et al. is now available online: http://sigir.org/files/forum/2016J/p035.pdf[http://sigir.org/files/forum/2016J/p035.pdf] Read more >>


Henning Müller involved in new Springer series 'Brain Informatics and Health'
18/05/2016
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] is Series Editor of the new Springer series Brain Informatics and Health[http://www.springer.com/series/15148]. The website[http://www.springer.com/series/15148] of the book is now online. Read more >>


ArkAthon Hacking Health Valais announced
25/04/2016
The second edition of the 'ArkAthon Hacking Health Valais[http://hackinghealth.ca/fr/event/hh-valais-2016-hackathon/]' will take place 3-5 june 2016 at Sierre, Switzerland Read more >>


Medical image modality classification paper published
20/04/2016
The paper 'Medical image modality classification using discrete Bayesian networks' by Jacinto Arias, Jesus Martínez-Gómez, Jose A. Gámez, Alba G. Seco de Herrera and Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] is now publised online[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1077314216300261]. Read more >>


ELGAR PRO receives fund from the Hassler foundation
04/04/2016
A request to the Hasler Foundation has been approved for the project ELGAR PRO - Electromyography, Gaze & Artificial-intelligence for Prosthetic Robustness. The approved amount is CHF 44,460. Read more >>


MedGIFT participation in open science prize
17/03/2016
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] is included among the organizers of Open Science Prize projects[https://www.openscienceprize.org/p/]. The Open Science Prize is a partnership between the Wellcome Trust, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to unleash the power of open content and data to advance biomedical research and its application for health benefit. Read more >>


Megane Pro news report in Canal 9 Switzerland
19/02/2016
A news report about the project Megane Pro was presented in Canal9, Switzerland. It contains a short interview with Manfredo Atzori[[sitetree_link id=31]]: Read more >>


Megane Pro kick off meeting
10/02/2016
The project MEGANE PRO funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) was launched Monday 8 February 2016 with a meeting in Sierre, Switzerland. The project is lead by Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] with the collaboration of the University Hospital of Zurich, the IDIAP Research Institute and the University La Sapienza in Rome.  Read more >>


Medical Information Retrieval special issue published
04/02/2016
A Special Issue on Medical Information Retrieval has been published online[http://link.springer.com/journal/10791/19/1?wt_mc=alerts.TOCjournals]. This issue from the Information Retrieval Journal was edited by Lorraine Goeuriot, Gareth J.F. Jones, Liadh Kelly, Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] and Justine Zobel.  Read more >>


Prof. Henning Müller presenting at Stanford IBIIS Seminar Series
29/01/2016
Prof. Henning Müller will present 'Medical image analysis and big data evaluation infrastructures' at the Integrative Biomedical Imaging Informatics (IBIIS) group at Stanford.  Read more >>


Paper on Medical information retrieval now available online
20/01/2016
The paper 'Medical information retrieval: introduction to the special issue' by Lorraine Goeuriot, Gareth J.F. jones, Liadh Kelly, Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] and Justin Zobel is now available online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10791-015-9277-8?wt_mc=internal.event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst[http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10791-015-9277-8?wt_mc=internal.event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst]  Read more >>


Welcome Matteo to the Medgift group!
01/01/2016
Matteo Cognolato[[sitetree_link id=229]] has joined the Medgift group. Read more >>


Evaluation as a Service white paper has now been published
30/12/2015
The white paper "Evaluation-as-a-Service: Overview and Outlook" by Allan Hanbury et al. has now been published: http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.07454[http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.07454] Read more >>


Multimodal Retrieval in the Medical Domain workshop proceedings available
11/12/2015
The proceedings from the First International Workshop Multimodal Retrieval in the Medical Domain (MRMD) 2015, Vienna Austria, March 29, 2015, are now available online: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319244709[http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319244709].  Read more >>


Paper on the Control Capabilities of Myoelectric Robotic Phrostheses published
01/12/2015
The paper 'Control Capabilities of Myoelectric Robotic Prostheses by Hand Amputees: A Scientific Research and Market Overview' by Manfredo Atzori[[sitetree_link id=31]] and Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] has been published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.  Read more >>


Digital Health 2016 - Scientific Summer School now online
27/11/2015
Information regarding the "Digital Health 2016 - Early Diagnosis & Prevention - Professional & Scientific Summer School", June 22-24 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland, is now on the website: www.hesge.ch/heds/summer-school-digital-health-2016[http://www.hesge.ch/heds/summer-school-digital-health-2016]. Read more >>


Paper about search behaviour in the medical domain published
09/11/2015
The paper 'How users search and what they search for in the medical domain: Understanding laypeople and experts through query logs' by João Palotti, Allan Hanbury, Henning Müller and Charles E. Kahn Jr. is now available online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10791-015-9269-8[http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10791-015-9269-8]   Read more >>


Multimodal Retrieval in the Medical Domain proceedings now available
02/11/2015
The proceedings from the 'Multimodal Retrieval in the Medical Domain (MRMD) 2015' workshop are now available online[http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319244709]. Read more >>


SLDESUTO-Box webpage now available
30/10/2015
The project SLDESUTO-Box has now an information webpage in the following link: http://www.hevs.ch/fr/rad-instituts/institut-informatique-de-gestion/projets/sldesuto-box-10060[http://www.hevs.ch/fr/rad-instituts/institut-informatique-de-gestion/projets/sldesuto-box-10060] Read more >>


Evaluation as a Service workshop
29/10/2015
A workshop around the topic Evaluation as a Service[http://www.martinos.org/cloudWorkshop/] and the reproducibility of scientific results is being organized by Henning Müller. Read more >>


Khresmoi present at the ICT 2015 event in Lisbon
22/10/2015
A Khresmoi project booth was present at ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform, 20-22 October 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal, organised by the European Commission. Read more >>


Project for a DEcision SUpport TOol in digital pathology has started
13/10/2015
The SLDESUTO-BOX Eurostars sponsored Project kick-off meeting took place in Boston, USA.  Read more >>


Deep learning applied for histopathology images poster presented at MICCAI 2015
09/10/2015
The paper 'Combining Unsupervised Feature Learning and Riesz Wavelets for Histopathology Image Representation: Application to Identifying Anaplastic Medulloblastoma' by Sebastian Otálora et al. was presented at the 18th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention - MICCAI2015 in Munich, Germany.  Read more >>


Henning Müller is currently a visiting professor at the Martinos Center, Harvard Medical School
23/08/2015
Henning Müller is currently a visiting professor at the Martinos Center, Harvard Medical School: https://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/user/3691292[https://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/user/3691292] Read more >>




Google Glass for paramedics presented in Valais festivities
07/08/2015
The project Google Glass for Paramedics[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hnruMwU4qo] was presented by Antoine Widmer[[sitetree_link id=125]] to the Swiss Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann during the festivities for the Valais canton bicentenary.  Read more >>


Medical Image Retrieval paper now published in Cancer Informatics journal
23/07/2015
The paper 'Medical Image Retrieval: A Multimodal Approach' has now been published in Cancer Informatics: http://www.la-press.com/medical-image-retrieval-a-multimodal-approach-article-a4957-abstract?article_id=4957[http://www.la-press.com/medical-image-retrieval-a-multimodal-approach-article-a4957-abstract?article_id=4957]. The authors of the paper are Yu Cao, Shawn Steffey, Jianbiao He, Degui Xiao, Cui Tao, Ping Chen and Henning Müller. Read more >>


Eurostars project with Contextvision has been accepted
14/07/2015
Eurostars project with Contextvision has been accepted with an overall budget of 1.3 Mio and 580'000 euros for the MedGIFT group.  Read more >>


VISCERAL project video available online
30/06/2015
The video 'The VISCERAL Project: Helping Structuring Medical Imaging Data' can be seen at https://vimeo.com/129685434[https://vimeo.com/129685434] Read more >>


MICCAI accepted paper obtained Student Travel Award
26/06/2015
The paper 'Anaplastic Medulloblastoma tumor differentiation by combining Unsupervised Feature Learning and Riesz wavelets for histopathology image representation' by Sebastian Otálora et al. accepted at MICCAI 2015, was selected for the Student Travel Award.  Read more >>


Henning Müller presentation at DICOM meeting
19/06/2015
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] presented at the KIS-RIS-PACS und DICOM-TREFFEN[http://www1.unimedizin-mainz.de] in Mainz, Germany the 18 june 2015. Read more >>


Medical grids paper now available online
17/06/2015
The paper 'A review of medical grids and their direction - A Swiss/Japanese perspective' by Toshiharu Nakai, Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] et al. is now available online.  Read more >>


Adrien Depeursinge invited talk at GdR ISIS in Paris
12/06/2015
Prof. Adrien Depeursinge[[sitetree_link id=9]] will give an invited talk at the GdR Information Signal Image Vision (ISIS) meeting in Paris.  Read more >>


Paper on feature learning and texture in histopathology images accepted at MICCAI2015
11/06/2015
The paper 'Anaplastic Medulloblastoma tumor differentiation by combining Unsupervised Feature Learning and Riesz wavelets for histopathology image representation' by Sebastian Otálora et al. was accepted at the 18th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI) 2015. Read more >>


Two new journal papers now available online
08/06/2015
The paper 'User-oriented evaluation of a medical image retrieval system for radiologists' by Dimitrios Markonis et al. can now be found online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1386505615000829[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1386505615000829] Read more >>


Four papers accepted at EMBC2015
01/06/2015
Four papers from the medGIFT group were accepted at the 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2015. The conference will take place in Milan, Italy August 25-29 2015. Read more >>


AuntMinnieEurope published article focused on the Khresmoi system
29/05/2015
The article 'Specialist imaging search tool shows promise[http://www.auntminnieeurope.com/index.aspx?sec=log&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.auntminnieeurope.com%2findex.aspx%3fsec%3dsup%26sub%3dris%26pag%3ddis%26ItemID%3d611617]' published by the website AuntMinnieEurope refered to the Khresmoi system and its 'high degree of accuracy for finding images and cases'. Read more >>


Adrien Depeursinge is co-organizing a tutorial at MICCAI 2015 on Biomedical Texture Analysis
28/05/2015
Adrien Depeursinge is co-organizing a tutorial at MICCAI 2015 on Biomedical Texture Analysis[https://sites.google.com/site/btamiccai2015/] with J Ross Mitchell from Mayo Clinic. The tutorial will take place October 5th, in Munich, Germany. Read more >>


Henning Müller participates in a discussion on medical apps
24/04/2015
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] participated in the discussion 'Health Apps - Opportunity or Risk?' from santemedia.ch: Read more >>


Three medGIFT papers presented at ISBI 2015
17/04/2015
The medGIFT group was present in this year's International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI): From Nano to Macro 2015 in New York, USA. The symposium took place from the 16 to 19 April 2015. Read more >>


Two medical case-based retrieval papers presented at MRMD 2015
29/03/2015
The MedGIFT group presented two papers at the Multimodal Retrieval in the Medical Domain (MRMD) 2015 workshop. The workshop was held as part of the 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR) 2015 in Vienna, Austria the 29th March 2015. Read more >>


eHealth group and projects highlighted in Valais radio station
27/03/2015
The Radio Rottu Oberwallis station interviewed Prof. Henning Müller and Ivan Eggel and published the note in their website: http://www.rro.ch/cms/das-institut-wirtschaftsinformatik-an-der-hes-so-valais-wallis-beteiligt-sich-an-anwendungsorientierten-forschungsprojekten-so-auch-im-gesundheitsbereich-77526[http://www.rro.ch/cms/das-institut-wirtschaftsinformatik-an-der-hes-so-valais-wallis-beteiligt-sich-an-anwendungsorientierten-forschungsprojekten-so-auch-im-gesundheitsbereich-77526] Read more >>


Shangri-La demo available online
11/03/2015
Shangri-La is a web-based interface for medical case-based retrieval.  Read more >>


Presentation at the U.S National Library of Medicine
03/03/2015
Alba García Seco de Herrera[[sitetree_link id=35]] presented her PhD work at the National Library of Medicine, in Bethesda, United States. Her thesis' title is 'Use-Case Oriented Medical Visual Information Retrieval & System Evaluation'. Read more >>


Paper in Gait Analysis accepted at MIE2015
01/03/2015
The paper 'Applying Machine Learning to Gait Analysis Data for Disease Identification' by Ranveer Joyseeree[[sitetree_link id=106]] et al. has been accepted for a presentation at Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) 2015. Read more >>


Alba García SPIE 2015 paper awarded
24/02/2015
The paper 'Medical case-based retrieval: integrating query MeSH terms for query-adaptive multi-modal fusion' by Alba García Seco de Herrera[[sitetree_link id=35]] et al. was among the finalists for the Robert F. Wagner Best Student Paper Award. Read more >>


Four papers presented at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015
21/02/2015
Three oral presentations and a poster paper were presented at the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference 2015 in Orlando, Florida, United States. Read more >>


MedGIFT at Idiap Research Institute
19/02/2015
Prof. Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]], Prof. Adrien Depeursinge[[sitetree_link id=9]] and PhD Manfredo Atzori[[sitetree_link id=31]] visited Idiap Research Institute at Martigny, Switzerland. Read more >>


Electromyography data publication now available at Scientific Data
23/12/2014
The publication 'Electromyography data for non-invasive naturally-controlled robotic hand prostheses' by Manfredo Atzori[[sitetree_link id=31]] et al. has now been published. This research was conducted as part of the NinaPro[[sitetree_link id=29]] project. Read more >>


Prof. Henning Müller invited speaker at FIRE 2014
06/12/2014
Prof. Hening Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] participated as an invited speaker in the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE) 2014 at the Indian Statistical Institute in Bangalore. Read more >>


VISCERAL article appeared in Research*EU magazine
01/12/2014
An article about the VISCERAL[http://www.visceral.eu] project appeared in Research*EU magazine. The publication is available in the Issue 38 - December 2014/ January 2015[http://cordis.europa.eu/research-eu/magazine_en.html]. Read more >>


Dimitrios Markonis PhD thesis defence approved
21/11/2014
The PhD defence of Dimitrios Markonis[[sitetree_link id=11]] thesis took place 19th November, 2014. The thesis is titled: 'User-oriented Medical Image Retrieval'.  Read more >>


Four papers accepted at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015
07/11/2014
Four papers from the MedGIFT group have been accepted to be presented at the next SPIE Medical Imaging 2015 conference in Orlando, United States.  The conference will take place from the 21-26 February 2015.  Read more >>


Khresmoi outcomes page available
01/11/2014
The page http://khresmoi.atosresearch.eu gives an overview of the components and prototypes developed in the Khresmoi project, with the possibility to request information on their further use. Read more >>


The Khresmoi project final review received a grade of "excellent"
17/10/2014
The Khresmoi project final review received a grade of "excellent".  Read more >>


medGIFT presentation at MICCAI bigMCV workshop
18/09/2014
The paper 'Evaluation of a Hierarchical Anatomic Segmentation Approach in VISCERAL Anatomy Benchmarks' will be presented at the MICCAI Workshop on Medical Computer Vision: Algorithms for Big Data (bigMCV).  Read more >>


KHRESMOI interview published in DiarioMedico.com
08/09/2014
KHRESMOI has appeared in DiarioMedico.com. They made an interview to Blanca Jordan Rodríguez that has been published in their website: Read more >>


Antonio Foncubierta defenced his PhD thesis
05/09/2014
The PhD defence of Antonio Foncubierta[[sitetree_link id=13]] thesis took place 4th September, 2014. The thesis is titled: 'Description and retrieval of medical visual information based on language modelling'.  Read more >>


C-BIBOP project accepted by the US National Cancer Institute
04/09/2014
The US National Cancer Institute recently accepted the C-BIBOP project . Our group at the HES-SO is external contractor of the project that is about creating a cloud-based platform for biomarker optimization. Read more >>


Adrien Depeursinge named professor at HES-SO
01/09/2014
Since September 1st 2014, Adrien Depeursinge[[sitetree_link id=9]] is working as a professor at the HES-SO Valais.  Read more >>


Texture analysis paper among the top 25 hottest articles in Medical Image Analysis
29/08/2014
The paper 'Three-dimensional solid texture analysis in biomedical imaging: Review and opportunities' by Adrien Depeursinge[[sitetree_link id=9]] et al. is among the Top 25 Hottest Articles[http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/engineering/12/journal/medical-image-analysis/13618415/archive/51/] from the Medical Image Analysis journal for the first quarter of 2014.   Read more >>


medGIFT group presentations at EMBC 2014
26/08/2014
The medGIFT group has three presentations scheduled at the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014). The conference takes place from August 26-30 in Chicago, USA.  Read more >>


The final Khresmoi newsletter is now available
21/08/2014
Khresmoi newsletter 6 is now available at: Read more >>


First open-source version of ParaDISE released
05/08/2014
*ParaDISE* (*Para*llel *D*istributed *I*mage *S*earch *E*ngine) is an image retrieval engine developed by the medGIFT research group as a replacement of the GIFT search engine in the context of the KHRESMOI project. The main concepts behind its design are scalability, flexibility, expandability and interoperability, allowing it to be used in standalone applications, integrated systems and for research purposes. Read more >>


Research stay at Martinos Center of Harvard Medical School ends
01/08/2014
The research stay of Antonio Foncubierta[[sitetree_link id=13]] at Martinos Center of Harvard Medical School finishes this week.  Read more >>


Three papers accepted for the SGMI 2014 conference
21/07/2014
Three papers submitted by the medGIFT group were accepted at the Swiss Society for Medical Informatics 2014 (SGMI 2014[http://www.sgmi-ssim.ch]). The presentations will be held on the 8th and 9th September 2014 at Bern, Switzerland.  Read more >>


medGIFT group participation at SIGIR 2014
11/07/2014
The medGIFT group had a paper presentation at the 37th annual international ACM Special Interest Group On Informaition Retrieval 2014 (ACM SIGIR 2014[http://sigir.org/sigir2014/index.php]) conference. The conference took place at Queensland, Australia from the 6-11 July 2014.  Read more >>


1st place at the BHI 2014 Student Best Paper Rapid Fire Session
03/06/2014
MedGIFT group won the 1st place at the International Conference on Biomedical Health Informatics (BHI) 2014 : Student Best Rapid Fire Session[http://bhi.embs.org/2014/bhi-tc-httptc-bhi-embs-org-and-j-bhi-sponsored-featured-symposia/]. The paper 'Multi Atlas-Based Segmentation with an Intensity Feature Refinement'[http://emb.citengine.com/event/bhi-2014/paper-details?pdID=178] by Oscar A. Jiménez del Toro and Henning Müller was presented during the session 'Big Data in Healthcare' at the BHI 2014. Read more >>


medGIFT presentation at the BHI 2014
22/05/2014
The paper 'Multi Atlas--Based Segmentation with an Intensity Feature Refinement' by Jiménez del Toro et. al.[[sitetree_link id=71]] will be presented at the 2014 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)[http://bhi.embs.org/2014/].  Read more >>


Three submissions to the SGMI 2014
21/05/2014
The medGIFT group submitted three papers to the Swiss Society for Medical Informatics Annual Meeting 2014.  Read more >>


medGIFT group participation at ISBI 2014
05/05/2014
The presentations 'Anatomical correlations for a hierarchical multi-atlas segmentation of the pancreas in CT images' and 'Anatomical correlations for a hierarchical multi-atlas segmentation of CT images' by Oscar Jiménez[[sitetree_link id=71]] and Henning Müller[[sitetree_link id=8]] were presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2014.  Read more >>


2nd E-health Day scheduled for 06.06.2014
16/04/2014
Digital health, or e-health, is one of the major issues of the 21st century. The second E-health Day[http://nl.cimark.ch/HM?a=FtX7CqpYIZQ08SA9MKJsXefnGHxKLJ2gIwjtS5kGaKOY0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HhdBdt0p2] on 6 June 2014 will be a chance to discover both Swiss and international expertise in this field. This expertise is found in applied research as well as in young companies and well-established SMEs. Read more >>


Medical Computer Vision Workshop MICCAI 2013 book now available
06/04/2014
The book 'Medical Computer Vision. Large Data in Medical Imaging' is now available in Springer. You can find the online version at http://link.springer.com/openurl.asp?genre=issue&issn=0302-9743&volume=8331[http://link.springer.com/openurl.asp?genre=issue&issn=0302-9743&volume=8331] Read more >>


Khresmoi project presented to Commissioner Kroebs
21/03/2014
The results of the Khresmoi project were demonstrated[http://www.khresmoi.eu/news/khresmoi-demonstrated-to-commissioner-kroes/] to Commissioner Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commision, at the European Data Forum[http://2014.data-forum.eu] in Athens on the 19th of March 2014. Read more >>


New video for KHRESMOI now available
18/03/2014
The latest video for the project KHRESMOI[http://www.khresmoi.eu] is now available.  Read more >>


Khresmoi in the media
17/03/2014
http://wien.orf.at/news/stories/2636334/[http://wien.orf.at/news/stories/2636334/] Read more >>


KHRESMOI project presented at CeBIT 2014
14/03/2014
The KHRESMOI project[http://www.khresmi.eu] was presented at the CeBIT 2014 in Hannover, Germany.  Read more >>


Welcome to Yashin Dicente to the medGIFT group
01/03/2014
Yashin Dicente Cid[[sitetree_link id=151]] just joined us as a PhD candidate on lung hypertension image analysis. Welcome to him! Read more >>


New Shambala interface available
28/02/2014
The new Shambala interface is now publicly available at http://faster.hevs.ch:8080/shambala/ Read more >>


Organ segmentation poster presented at SPIE 2014
20/02/2014
The poster 'Finding seed points for organ segmentation using example annotations' by Ranveer Joyseeree and Henning Müller was presented at SPIE 2014, California, USA. Read more >>


Matlab code used in texture paper now available
18/02/2014
The matlab code used in the TIP 2013 paper 'Rotation-Covariant Texture Learning Using Steerable Riesz Wavelets' is now available. The code and the paper can be found in http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1373[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1373] Read more >>


MegGIFT group contributes with chapter in Information Retrieval for Computer Vision book
01/02/2014
The chapter 'Fusion Techniques in Biomedical Information Retrieval' by Alba García Seco de Herrera and Henning Müller was included in the book 'Fusion in Computer Vision -Understanding Complex Visual Content in Springer Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition' Eds. Bogdan Ionescu, Jenny Benois-Pineau, Tomas Piatrik, Georges Quénot. Read more >>


The VISCERAL project passed its first year EU review as excellent
22/01/2014
The Year One review of the project VISCERAL took place in Luxembourg, January 22nd. Read more >>


MD PAEDIGREE project mentioned in Le Monde
20/01/2014
The french journal Le Monde included in the article 'Vers un big data européen de la santé'[http://lesclesdedemain.lemonde.fr/sante/vers-un-big-data-europeen-de-la-sante_a-11-3426.html] a comment about the MD PAEDIGREE project in which HES-SO is participating.  Read more >>


HES-SO Sierre is participating in the Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme
17/01/2014
This Intensive Program (Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme 2014 in Ghent) has two main goals: Read more >>


Prof. Henning Müller is an invited speaker in the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing 2014
10/01/2014
The International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing 2014 (ICAISC 2014) in Zakopane, Poland has invited Prof. Henning Müller as an invited speaker. The title of the talk is 'Developments in medical image retrieval'. The Conference will take place from June 1-5, 2014. Read more >>


Khresmoi demo was presented at RSNA
06/12/2013
Dimitrios Markonis[[sitetree_link id=11]] presented a Khresmoi demo at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting[http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx]2013. Read more >>


Khresmoi Radiology in HealthManagement magazine
04/12/2013
An article on Khresmoi Radiology[http://www.khresmoi.eu/news/khresmoi-radiology-in-healthmanagement-magazine/] has appeared in the magazine HealthManagement.org Read more >>


Slides of AMIA/ImageClef workshop available online
15/11/2013
The slides of the AMIA/ImageCLEF workshop in Washington taht took place on November 15 are now available at: Read more >>


MD-Paedigree wins price for best booth at ICT2013
11/11/2013
The MD-Paedigree booth at the ICT 2013 organized by the European Commision, won the prize for best booth at the event.  Read more >>


Paper in texture analysis now available in Medical Image Analysis
29/10/2013
The paper 'Three-dimensional solid texture analysis in biomedical imaging: review and opportunities' by Adrien Depeursinge, Antonio Foncubierta-Rodríguez, Dimitri Van de Ville and Henning Müller is now available at Medical Image Analysis:  Read more >>


Medgift group in local television with its mobile image upload
14/10/2013
The Medgift group had a segment in the canal 9 Valais news for it's mobile image upload app: Read more >>


Khresmoi Newsletter 5 available online
08/10/2013
The 5th Khresmoi Newsletter is now on the website: Read more >>


MedGIFT group in the local media
03/10/2013
The MedGIFT group is mentioned in local media: Read more >>


Travel grant for brokerage event at ICT2013 awarded to Henning Müller
22/09/2013
Prof. Henning Müller has been awarded a travel grant to attent the brokerage event at ICT 2013. The event will take place on 7-8 November 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Read more >>


MedGIFT paper wins MICCAI 2013 Student Travel Award
17/09/2013
The MICCAI 2013 accepted paper 'Epileptogenic Lesion Quantification in MRI using Contralateral 3D Texture Comparisons' by Oscar Alfonso Jimenez del Toro, Antonio Foncubierta-Rodríguez, María Isabel Vargas Gómez, Henning Müller and Adrien Depeursinge was awarded with the MICCAI 2013 Student Travel Award. Read more >>


Mobile app reviewed on Aunt Minni
04/09/2013
Hesso's mobile app for uploading patient photos from smartphones was reviewed in a text from Aunt Minni[http://www.auntminnieeurope.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=pac&pag=dis&ItemID=608630&wf=1] Read more >>


Khresmoi described in the EUresearcher magazine
29/08/2013
Khresmoi project has been described in the EUresearcher magazine on page 13.  Read more >>


MedGIFT group presentation at MedInfo 2013
23/08/2013
The MedGIFT group was present at MedInfo 2013 with 2 posters, a Khresmoi demo and an oral presentation. For more information visit: Read more >>


Submissions to SPIE Medical Imaging 2014
12/08/2013
Two abstracts have been submitted to SPIE Medical Imaging 2014. The Conferences will take place in San Diego, USA the 15-20 February 2014. Read more >>


Registration open for Visceral Benchmark 1
01/08/2013
Registration to participate in VISCERAL Benchmark 1 has opened. Links to an Specfication document and Registration website are available at Benchmark 1 page[http://www.visceral.eu/benchmark-1/].  Read more >>


Papers accepted at MICCAI 2013
12/07/2013
We have one paper accepted in the main MICCAI 2013[http://www.miccai2013.org] conference, and one paper accepted in MICCAI-MCV 2013[http://www.medicalcomputervision.org] workshop (Medical Computer Vision: Large Data in Medical Imaging): Read more >>


Visceral teaser dataset available
03/07/2013
The VISCERAL benchmark 1 teaser dataset has been released[http://www.visceral.eu/news/new-article-page-10/]. It includes 4 volumes, annotations, landmarks, and Matlab tutorial functions that allow participants to easily explore the data, and understand the coordinate and label conventions. Read more >>


Welcome to Antoine Widmer to the Medgift group
01/07/2013
Antoine Widmer has joined the Medgift group. Read more >>


videos from eHealth day are now available
26/06/2013
The videos from the eHealth day at Technopole in Sierre, Switzerland can now be found in http://www.klewel.com/conferences/journee-e-health-theark-07-juin-2013/ Read more >>


Khresmoi project will present their radiology prototypes at the 2013 RSNA conference
21/06/2013
The paper 'A System for Visual Information Retrieval in Images, Radiology Reports and the Medical Literature' by Dimitrios Markonis et. al. has been accepted for the 2013 RSNA conference in Chicago, IL, USA. With about 60'000 visitors is the biggest conference in the world in radiology. Read more >>


Khresmoi professional beta prototype released
13/06/2013
A beta version of the Khresmoi Professional prototype is now available. This prototype is aimed at medical professionals. It provides tools such as faceted search, multilingual search, a Personal Library for storing articles and query history. The link to access the prototype is: http://khresmoi.is.inf.uni-due.de:8182 Read more >>


Slides from eHealth day are now available online
10/06/2013
The slides from the presentations of the eHealth day at TechnoArk in Sierre the 7 June 2013 are now available online[http://www.booking-corner.com/portalCimArk/cmsscripts/default.aspx?lang=fr&num=2883]. Read more >>


WIDTH first workshop: Warehousing Images in the Digital Hospital scheduled for July 15-16
05/06/2013
The Newsletter from the WIDTH project May 2013 is now available online[http://www.mitime.org/width] . It contains information about the upcoming first workshop: Warehousing Images in the Digital Hospital. It will take place next 15-16 July in Athens, Greece.  Read more >>


Crowdsourcing approach with medical imaging highlighted in Crowdflower blog
29/05/2013
The experiments for the 'Ground truth generation in medical imaging: A crowd sourcing iterative based approach' paper were highlighted in the CrowdFlower blog[http://blog.crowdflower.com]. The research was performed by Antonio Foncubierta and Henning Müller. Read more >>


Keynote presentation at Eurographics 3D Object Retrieval Workshop 2013
11/05/2013
Prof. Müller was keynote speaker at the 3D Object Retrieval Workshop Series. The topic of the keynote talk was 'Medical 3D data retrival'.  Read more >>


FIA book 2013 is now printed and available online
26/04/2013
The book The Future Internet from the Future Internet Assembly 2013: Validated Results and New Horizons is now published and available online. It contains a chapter called 'Cloud-Based Evaluation Framework for Big Data' with the participation of Prof. Müller as co-author. Read more >>


Paper on texture analysis in dual energy CT accepted for EMBC 2013
19/04/2013
The paper 'Benefits of texture analysis of dual energy CT for computer-aided pulmonary embolism detection' by Antonio Foncubierta-Rodríguez, Oscar Alfonso Jimenez del Toro, Alexandra Platon, Pierre-Alexandre Poletti, Henning Müller and Adrien Depeursinge has been accepted for publication.  Read more >>


eHealth HES-SO Valais reportage at Canal 9 Switzerland
18/04/2013
The reportage 'Santé digitale: la HES-SO Valais en charge de projets qui changeront le quotidien des malades' appear at Canal 9 in Switzerland.  Read more >>


New Swiss national science foundation project has been accepted
03/04/2013
The Swiss national science foundation project: 'Non-cardiogenic Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Etiologic Assessment using 4D Analysis of Dual Enerry CT Images' has been accepted. The project was proposed by Pierre-Alexandre Poletti with Henning Müller as co-proposer. Read more >>


'Medical 3D data retrieval' keynote talk at Eurographics2013
07/03/2013
Prof. Henning Müller has been invited as a speaker at the Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval. This event will take place in Girona (Spain) May 11-2013.  Read more >>


MD Paedigree has started
01/03/2013
The Project ''MD Paedigree''[[sitetree_link id=79]#site page] is a clinically led project developing a model-driven data and workflow-based digital repository for personalised and predictive treatment in paediatrics. Read more >>


Welcome to Ranveer Joyseeree in the Medgift group
01/03/2013
Ranveer Joyseeree[[sitetree_link id=106]] has joined the Medgift group as a PhD candidate. He'll be participating in the MD Paedigree[[sitetree_link id=79]] project. Read more >>


'Medical Content-Based Retrieval for Clinical Decision Support' available online
22/02/2013
The book 'Medical Content-Based Retrieval for Clinical Decision Support' is now available online.[http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-3-642-36677-2] Prof. Henning Müller contributes as editor.  Read more >>


PROMISE 'Information Retrieval Meets Information Visualization' book available online
22/02/2013
'Information Retrieval Meets Information Visualization' book[http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-3-642-36414-3] is now available online. It constitutes the outcome of the PROMISE Winter School 2012 and contains 11 invited lectures from the research domains information retrieval and information visualization. A large variety of subjects are covered, including hot topics such as crowdsourcing and social media. Read more >>


Khresmoi search system tutorial videos available
18/02/2013
Tutorial videos for the Khresmoi 2D and 3D search system are available at our website.  Read more >>


'Information Retrieval Meets Information Visualization' book now available online
31/01/2013
The revised tutorial lectures from PROMISE Winter School 2012 are now available online by Springer.  Read more >>


CeBIT 2013 MedGift group stand changed number
31/01/2013
The MedGift group stand at the CeBiT 2013 has changed to Stand No. D25, Hall 009. Read more >>


Crowdsourcing experience published in IEEE communication society letter
23/01/2013
The crowdsourcing experience 'Crowdsourcing Oppotunities in Medical Imaging' by Antonio Foncubierta-Rodríguez and Henning Müller has been published in an IEEE communication society letter. Read more >>


Paper on Rotation-covariant texture analysis accepted for ISBI 2013
17/01/2013
The paper 'Rotation-covariant texture analysis of 4D dual-energy CT as an indicator of local pulmonary perfusion' by Adrien Depeursinge, Antonio Foncubierta-Rodriguez, Alejandro Vargas, Dimitri Van de Ville, Alexandra Paton, Pierre-Alexandre Poletti and Henning Müller was accepted. It will be presented at the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro (ISBI 2013), San Francisco, USA. Read more >>


MedGift group stand at the CeBIT 2013
03/01/2013
The MedGift group will have a stand at the CeBIT 2013[http://www.cebit.de/home],  05 to 09 March at Hannover, Germany. Read more >>


Paper in Multimedia Tools And Applications to be published
14/12/2012
Review of the state of the art in Retrieval of High-Dimensional Visual Data by Antonio Foncubierta-Rodríguez to be published in Multimedia Tools and Applications Read more >>


Khresmoi research paper accepted in 'Methods of Information in Medicine'
10/12/2012
The manuscript 'A Survey on Visual Information Search Behavior and Requirements of Radiologists' by Dimitrios Markonis was accepted for publication. It will be published by the journal 'Methods of Information in Medicine', volume 51, issue 6, 2012.  Read more >>


Focus Theme on Methods of Information in Medicine journal about Health Information Search
06/12/2012
Prof. H. Müller was guest editor together with A. Hanbury and N. Al Shorbaji in the Focus Theme  of  Methods of Information in Medicine[http://www.schattauer.de/index.php?id=103] journal.  The focus theme in this issue is Health Information Search Combining Text, Visual Information, and Knowledge Bases.  Read more >>


Information Access to Medical Image Data presentation at DBTA workshop
06/12/2012
Prof. Henning Müller gave the presentation Information Access to Medical Image Data: from Big Data to Semantics - Academic and Commercial Challenges at the DBTA Workshop on Academic-Industrial Forms of Collaboration[http://dbta.ethz.ch/events/20121206_AcademicIndustrialCollaboration/] at the University of Lausanne. Read more >>


Khresmoi project presented at the forum the Ark
29/11/2012
The Khresmoi project was presented by Prof. Dr. Henning Müller at the Forum the Ark[http://www.technoark.ch/fr/agenda/e-health-defis-enjeux_127-2290] last Thursday 29-nov-2012 at TechnoArk at Sierre, Switzerland. Read more >>


Presentations from the MICCAI and ACM multimedia
26/11/2012
Two presentations from the MICCAI 2012 and ACM multimedia 2012 are now available at the HesSo website. Read more >>


MedGift projects overview at E-health conference in Lausanne
21/11/2012
The talk 'E-health in general and the projects of the HES-SO Valais' was given by Henning Müller at the E-Santé: Évolution ou Révolution?[http://www.hes-so.ch/fr/e-sante-evolution-revolution-1528.html] conference that took place at the HES-SO in Lausanne. Read more >>


Visceral KickOff Meeting in Vienna
19/11/2012
The Visceral kick-off meeting will take place in Vienna on the 19th to 20th of November. Read more >>


Khresmoi annual meeting
13/11/2012
Khresmoi's annual project meeting was held at Sofia, Bulgaria November 13-15 2012 with Hes-so participation. Read more >>


Submissions for ISBI 2013
08/11/2012
Two papers have been submitted for the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro (ISBI 2013) to be held April 7-11, 2013 in San Francisco CA. Read more >>


Crowdsourcing paper presentation at the ACM
01/11/2012
The paper Ground Truth Generation in Medical Imaging[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1209] by Antonio Foncubierta-Rodríguez and Henning Müller was presented at the ACM Multimedia 2012 Conference. Read more >>


VISCERAL project starts
23/10/2012
The VISCERAL project officialy starts November 2012.  Read more >>


Two papers accepted for SPIE 2013
19/10/2012
We have 2 accepted papers for SPIE 2013: Read more >>


Fourth Khresmoi Newsletter published
12/10/2012
The fourth Khresmoi Newsletter[http://khresmoi.eu/assets/Newsletter/newsletter4-khresmoi.pdf] is online. It gives an overview of the ezDL software, which forms the basis of the Khresmoi search interface, and describes the strategy adopted to evaluate the Khresmoi search engine. It also contains information on past and upcoming Khresmoi events. Read more >>


Paper presented at HISB in San Diego
27/09/2012
The paper Using MapReduce for Large-scale Medical Image Analysis[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1208] by Dimitrios Markonis, Roger Schaer, Ivan Eggel, Henning Müller and Adrien Depeursinge was presented at the Second IEEE Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Imaging, and Systems Biology (HISB2012). Read more >>




MD Paedigree IP project has been accepted by the EU!
10/08/2012
The MD Paedigree IP project has been accepted by the EU, and is now invited to negotiations. Read more >>


The program of the International Workshop on Search Computing will be available soon!
03/08/2012
International Workshop on Search Computing http://avmediasearch.eu/searchcomputing[http://avmediasearch.eu/searchcomputing] Read more >>


Welcome to Oscar Jimenez in the MedGIFT group!
01/08/2012
Oscar Jimenez[[sitetree_link id=71]] just joined us as a PhD candidate on multidimensional medical image analysis. Welcome to him! Read more >>


Papers accepted @ MICCAI 2012, Nice
30/07/2012
We have one paper accepted in the main MICCAI conference[http://www.miccai2012.org/], and two papers accepted in MCBR-CDS[http://www.mcbr-cds.org/] workshop: Read more >>


Our article "Near-afffine-invariant texture learning for lung tissue analysis using isotropic wavelet frames" is on the cover of IEEE-TITB, volume 16(4)
15/07/2012
Our article "Near-afffine-invariant texture learning for lung tissue analysis using isotropic wavelet frames[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1106]" is on the cover of IEEE-TITB, volume 16(4). Read more >>


Khresmoi in Wolters Kluwer Blog
27/06/2012
http://solutions.wolterskluwer.com/blog/2012/06/the-khresmoi-integrated-project-automated-annotation-of-medical-texts/[http://solutions.wolterskluwer.com/blog/2012/06/the-khresmoi-integrated-project-automated-annotation-of-medical-texts/] Read more >>


New EU project on benchmarking 3D medical image analysis: VISCERAL
27/06/2012
A new EU project VISCERAL has been accepted! In VISCERAL, evaluation campaigns on 3D medical visual information retrieval and analysis will be organized. Keep updated!! Read more >>


Adrien has been awarded an SNSF grant for a 1-year visit in Prof. Daniel Rubin's Lab at Stanford
03/05/2012
Adrien[[sitetree_link id=9]]has been awarded an SNSF grant for a 1-year visit in Prof. Daniel Rubin's Lab[http://www.stanford.edu/~rubin/] at Stanford Read more >>


ILD multimedia database publicly available
02/03/2012
Our database of HRCT images of patients affected by interstitial lung diseases is publicly available[[sitetree_link id=64]]! Read more >>


MCBR-CBS 2011 Workshop Proceedings available
28/02/2012
The proceedings[http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-3-642-28459-5] of the Second MICCAI Workshop on Medical Content-Based Retrieval for Clinical Decision Support, MCBR-CBS 2011, held in Toronto, Canada, in September 2011. Read more >>


MCBR-CDS workshop at MICCAI 2012 accepted
14/02/2012
The MCBR-CDS (Medical Content-based Retrieval for Clinical Decision Support) workshop at MICCAI 2012[http://www.miccai2012.org/] has been accepted and will take place in Nice on the 1-5 October 2012. Read more >>




The Promise winter school was a great success with many high quality speakers and much interaction between the participants
31/01/2012
The Promise winter school[http://www.promise-noe.eu/events/winter-school-2012] was a great success with many high quality speakers and much interaction between the participants Read more >>


Report on Socio-Economic Aspects of Healthcare and Mobile Search by Antonio and Henning
20/01/2012
A report on Socio-Economic Aspects of Healthcare and Mobile Search[http://avmediasearch.eu/SocioEconomic_Healthcare_MobileSearch] by Antonio and Henning is now online on the Chorus+ dissemination platform. Read more >>


Media Search Cluster White Paper on "Search Computing"
03/01/2012
A white paper on "Search Computing[http://ercim-news.ercim.eu/en88/ri/media-search-cluster-white-paper-on-qsearch-computingq]" in which we contributed in the context of the Chorus+ project is available online. Read more >>


MedGIFT group organizes a Winter School on Information Retrieval in Zinal, Switzerland
13/12/2011
More information can be found here[http://www.promise-noe.eu/events/winter-school-2012/program]. Read more >>


Presentation of ImageCLEF evaluation activities in the 8th FP7 Networked Media Concertation meeting
13/12/2011
Theodora Tsikrika presented an overview of the ImageCLEF evaluation activities in the Media Search Cluster of the 8th FP7 Networked Media Concertation meeting. Read more >>


Khresmoi distinction at the RSNA
06/12/2011
The Khresmoi demo at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) received the distinction of being invited for publication in the journal Radiographics. Read more >>


ImageCLEF Wikipedia image retrieval 2011 dataset is publicly available
30/11/2011
The ImageCLEF Wikipedia image retrieval 2011 dataset is publicly available here[http://imageclef.org/wikidata]. This test collection was built as a result of the evaluation activities of the ImageCLEF 2011 Wikipedia image retrieval task[http://imageclef.org/2011/wikipedia], which was co-organised by the MedGIFT group at HES-SO. Read more >>


Article "Mobile Medical Visual Information Retrieval" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine
10/10/2011
Our article "Mobile Medical Visual Information Retrieval[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1034]" has been accepted in IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine. Read more >>


4 papers accepted @ SPIE Medical Imaging 2012
04/10/2011
We have four papers accepted at SPIE Medical Imaging 2012: Read more >>


ImageCLEF 2011 concluded
30/09/2011
ImageCLEF 2011[http://www.imageclef.org/2011] took place during CLEF 2011 at Amsterdam on the 19.9.2011-22.9.2011. Oral presentations and demos at the ImageCLEF sessions of CLEF 2011 are available here[http://imageclef.org/2011/workshop]. Read more >>


Adrien Depeursinge is the recipient of the GMDS Förderpreis for the best PhD thesis in medical informatics
28/09/2011
Adrien Depeursinge[[sitetree_link id=9]] is the recipient of the GMDS Förderpreis[http://www.gmds.de/organisation/preise/gmds_foerder04.php] for the best PhD thesis in medical informatics. The PhD thesis entitled "Affine–invariant texture analysis and retrieval of 3D medical images with clinical context integration" is available here[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1129]. Read more >>


MCBR-CDS workshop
22/09/2011
September 2011: Together with IBM, we organized the MCBR-CDS[[sitetree_link id=]#http://www.mcbr-cds.org/] workshop at MICCAI 2011 in Toronto. An overview of the workshop is available here[http://publications.hevs.ch/index.php/publications/show/1121]. Read more >>