IEEE Ottawa Seminar Series on AI and Machine Learning – Application of Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis

When:
2019-06-26 @ 11:30 – 13:30
2019-06-26T11:30:00-04:00
2019-06-26T13:30:00-04:00

IEEE Ottawa Seminar Series on AI and Machine Learning

Hosted by IEEE Ottawa PHO Chapter, EMBS Chapter, CS Chapter, and SP Chapter Jointly with Vitesse Reskilling

Application of
Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis

Fatemeh Zabihollahy

Carleton University

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

359 Terry Fox Drive, Suite 200, Kanata, Ontario

11:30 – 13:30

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Medical imaging, (e.g., computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), mammography, ultrasound,
X-ray) has advanced at a rapid speed over last decades. Currently, the medical
image interpretation is mostly performed by human experts, which is a tedious
task and subject to high inter-operator variability. Deep learning is providing
exciting solutions for medical image analysis problems. Recent advances in deep
learning have helped to identify, classify, and quantify patterns in medical
images. In this seminar, we introduce the principles and methods of deep
learning concepts, particularly convolutional neural network (CNN). We show how
CNN operates. I will describe several interesting applications of deep learning
for medical image analysis, including my recent works on segmenting myocardial
scar (injured) tissue in the heart, prostate tumor detection, and kidney lesion
localization in 3D MRI and CT images.

Biography

Fatemeh Zabihollahy is currently
a Ph.D. candidate at Carleton University. She obtained her MASc (2016) and BASc
(2001) both in Biomedical Engineering from Carleton University, Canada and
Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, respectively. She worked in the medical
devices industry as an R&D engineer for ten years. Her research interest is
in the field of application of deep learning techniques for medical image
analysis.

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Event
is free, but space is limited.  All
participants must register in advance.   

Please
follow the link to register

https://ieeeottawaaiml2019jun26.eventbrite.ca

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For more information, please contact: Kexing Liu kexing.liu@ieee.org

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