Emad Boctor

Assistant Professor

20012019
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Research Output 2001 2019

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2001

PC-based system for calibration, reconstruction, processing, and visualization of 3D ultrasound data based on a magnetic-field position and orientation sensing system

Boctor, E., Saad, A., Chang, D. J., Kamel, K. & Youssef, A. M., 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 2074. p. 13-22 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2074).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasound
Calibration
Sensing
Visualization
Ultrasonics
2003

A rapid calibration method for registration and 3D tracking of ultrasound images using spatial localizer

Boctor, E., Jain, A., Choti, M. A., Taylor, R. H. & Fichtinger, G., 2003, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Walker, W. F. & Insana, M. F. (eds.). Vol. 5035. p. 521-532 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
Calibration
fixtures
sensors
surgery

Robotically assisted intraoperative ultrasound with application to ablative therapy of liver cancer

Boctor, E., Taylor, R. H., Fichtinger, G. & Choti, M. A., 2003, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Galloway Jr., R. L. (ed.). Vol. 5029. p. 281-291 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonography
liver
Liver
therapy
Ultrasonics

Tracked 3D ultrasound in radio-frequency liver ablation

Boctor, E., Fichtinger, G., Taylor, R. H. & Choti, M. A., 2003, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Walker, W. F. & Insana, M. F. (eds.). Vol. 5035. p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ablation
liver
Liver
ablation
radio frequencies
2004

A dual-armed robotic system for intraoperative ultrasound guided hepatic ablative therapy: A prospective study

Boctor, E., Fischer, G., Choti, M. A., Fichtinger, G. & Taylor, R. H., 2004, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 3 ed. Vol. 2004. p. 2517-2522 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Ultrasonics
Ultrasonography
Needles
Scanning

A novel closed form solution for ultrasound calibration

Boctor, E., Viswanathan, A., Choti, M., Taylor, R. H., Fichtinger, G. & Hager, G., 2004, 2004 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano. Vol. 1. p. 527-530 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
Calibration
Sensors
Experiments

CISUS: An integrated 3D ultrasound system for IGT using a modular tracking API

Boctor, E., Viswanathan, A., Pieper, S., Choti, M. A., Taylor, R. H., Kikinis, R. & Fichtinger, G., 2004, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Galloway, Jr., R. L. (ed.). Vol. 5367. p. 247-256 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

application programming interface
Application programming interfaces (API)
therapy
Ultrasonics
Robotics

Immediate ultrasound calibration with three poses and minimal image processing

Viswanathan, A., Boctor, E., Taylor, R. H., Hager, G. & Fichtinger, G., 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Barillot, C., Haynor, D. R. & Hellier, P. (eds.). 1 PART 2 ed. Vol. 3217. p. 446-454 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasound Image
Ultrasound
Image Processing
Image processing
Calibration

Robotic strain imaging for monitoring thermal ablation of liver

Boctor, E., Fichtinger, G., Yeung, A., Awad, M., Taylor, R. H. & Choti, M. A., 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Barillot, C., Haynor, D. R. & Hellier, P. (eds.). 1 PART 2 ed. Vol. 3217. p. 81-88 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ablation
Liver
Robotics
Imaging
Monitoring
2005

CIS-UltraCal: An open-source ultrasound calibration toolkit

Kon, R., Leven, J., Kothapalli, K., Boctor, E., Fichtinger, G., Hager, G. & Taylor, R. H., 2005, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Walker, W. F. & Emelianov, S. Y. (eds.). Vol. 5750. p. 516-523 8 p. 56

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
Calibration
Radon
Graphical user interfaces
Application programming interfaces (API)

Real-time quality control of tracked ultrasound

Boctor, E., Iordachita, I., Fichtinger, G. & Hager, G., 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 3749 LNCS. p. 621-630 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 3749 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasound
Quality Control
Quality control
Mathematical Concepts
Ultrasonics
2006

Bootstrapped ultrasound calibration

Boctor, E., Iordachita, I., Choti, M. A., Hager, G. & Fichtinger, G., 2006, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 119. p. 61-66 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calibration
Ultrasonics
Workflow
Sensors
Sensitivity analysis

Ultrasound speckle detection using low order moments

Rivaz, H., Boctor, E. & Fichtinger, G., 2006, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. Vol. 1. p. 2092-2095 4 p. 4152357

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

skewness
computerized simulation
moments
2007

A robust meshing and calibration approach for sensorless freehand 3D ultrasound

Rivaz, H., Boctor, E. & Fichtinger, G., 2007, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 6513. 651318

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Speckle
Ultrasonics
Calibration
Beef
Distance measurement

Beam steering approach for speckle characterization and out-of-plane motion estimation in real tissue

Rivaz, H., Zellars, R., Hager, G., Fichtinger, G. & Boctor, E., 2007, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. p. 781-784 4 p. 4409773

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Motion estimation
Speckle
Beef
Tissue
Liver

New approaches to calibration and segmentation in interventional ultrasound

Fichtinger, G., Boctor, E. & Hager, G., 2007, 2007 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Proceedings. p. 1060-1063 4 p. 4193472

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interventional Ultrasonography
Calibration
Ultrasonics
Tissue
Quality Control

Ultrasound bone segmentation using dynamic programming

Foroughi, P., Boctor, E., Swartz, M. J., Taylor, R. H. & Fichtinger, G., 2007, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. p. 2523-2526 4 p. 4410208

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic programming
Bone
Ultrasonics
Orthopedics
Cost functions
2008

Ablation monitoring with a regularized 3D elastography technique

Rivaz, H., Fleming, I., Matinfar, M., Ahmad, O., Khamene, A., Choti, M., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2008, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. p. 308-312 5 p. 4803710

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ablation
lesions
opacity
liver
continuity

Ablation monitoring with elastography: 2D in-vivo and 3D ex-vivo studies

Rivaz, H., Fleming, I., Assumpcao, L., Fichtinger, G., Hamper, U. M., Choti, M., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 ed. Vol. 5242 LNCS. p. 458-466 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5242 LNCS, no. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ablation
Monitoring
Dynamic programming
Cost functions
Dynamic Programming
2009

5-DoF trajectory reconstruction for handheld ultrasound with local sensors

Stolka, P. J., Choi, J., Wang, J., Choti, M. & Boctor, E., 2009, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. 5441735

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

trajectories
sensors
probes
mice
acquisition

Accuracy of localization of prostate lesions using manual palpation and ultrasound elastography

Kuta, C., Schneider, C., -Monroe, N. C., Su, L. M., Boctor, E. & Taylor, R. H., 2009, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7261. 726128

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Palpation
lesions
Prostate
tumors

Elasticity-based three dimensional ultrasound real-time volume rendering

Boctor, E., Matinfar, M., Ahmad, O., Rivaz, H., Choti Michael, M. & Taylor, R. H., 2009, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7261. 72612V

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Volume rendering
Elasticity
elastic properties
Ultrasonics
Opacity

Multi-modality fusion of CT, 3D ultrasound, and tracked strain images for breast irradiation planning

Foroughi, P., Csoma, C., Rivaz, H., Fichtinger, G., Zellars, R., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2009, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7265. 72651B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

breast
planning
Breast
Fusion reactions
fusion

Robust elasticity imaging using external tracker

Foroughi, P., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2009, Proceedings - 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2009. p. 209-212 4 p. 5193020

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity
Imaging techniques
Ultrasonography
Ultrasonics
Palpation

Three-dimensional heat-induced echo-strain imaging for monitoring high-intensity acoustic ablation

Boctor, E., Deshmukh, N., Maria, S. A., Clarke, C., Dickie, K., Choti, M. A. & Burdette, E. C., 2009, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7265. 72650R

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustic intensity
Ablation
Acoustics
ablation
echoes

Ultrasound and CT registration quality: Elastography vs. classical B-Mode

Kei, M., Stolka, P. J., Wiebel, M., Sakas, G., McVeigh, E. R., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2009, Proceedings - 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2009. p. 967-970 4 p. 5193215

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Ultrasonography
Interventional Ultrasonography
Ultrasonics
Nephrectomy

Ultrasound elastography - enabling technology for image guided laparoscopic prostatectomy

Fleming, I. N., Rivaz, H., Macura, K., Suc, L. M., Hamper, U. M., Lagoda, G. A., Burnett, A., Lotan Tamara, T., Taylor, R. H., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2009, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7261. 72612I

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
dynamic programming
Prostatectomy
Ultrasonics
Technology
2010

A novel method for monitoring liver ablation using ultrasound elastography

Rivaz, H., Kapoor, A., Fleming, I., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2010, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7629. 762913

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Ablation
liver
Liver
lesions

Application of external tracking in ultrasound elasticity imaging

Foroughi, P., Hager, G., Wacker, F. K. & Boctor, E., 2010, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7629. 76291B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity
Ultrasonography
elastic properties
Ultrasonics
Imaging techniques

Multi-DoF probe trajectory reconstruction with local sensors for 2D-to-3D ultrasound

Stolka, P. J., Kang, H. J., Choti, M. & Boctor, E., 2010, 2010 7th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2010 - Proceedings. p. 316-319 4 p. 5490347

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
Trajectories
Costs and Cost Analysis
Sensors
Jitter

Novel reconstruction and feature exploitation techniques for sensorless freehand 3D ultrasound

Rivaz, H., Kang, H. J., Stolka, P. J., Zellars, R., Wacker, F., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2010, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7629. 76291D

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

exploitation
Ultrasonics
Calibration
Derivatives
Motion estimation

The ACUSITT ultrasonic ablator: The first steerable needle with an integrated interventional tool

Burdette, E. C., Rucker, D. C., Prakash, P., Diederich, C. J., Croom, J. M., Clarke, C., Stolka, P., Juang, T., Boctor, E. & Webster, R. J., 2010, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7629. 76290V

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
needles
Needles
ultrasonics
liver
2011

3D-guided CT reconstruction using time-of-flight camera

Ismail, M., Taguchi, K., Xu, J., Tsui, B. & Boctor, E., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7964. 796429

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

projection
Cameras
cameras
Radon
Computer-Assisted Image Processing

A hybrid surface/image-based approach to facilitate ultrasound/CT registration

Billings, S., Kapoor, A., Keil, M., Wood, B. J. & Boctor, E., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7968. 79680V

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonics
testing time
surgeons
probes
registers

Multi-dimensional transfer functions for effective visualization of streaming ultrasound and elasticity images

Mann, D., Caban, J. J., Stolka, P. J., Boctor, E. & Yoo, T. S., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7964. 796439

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustic streaming
Elasticity
transfer functions
Transfer functions
Visualization

Navigation with local sensors in handheld 3D ultrasound: Initial in-vivo experience

Stolka, P. J., Wang, X. L., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7968. 79681J

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

navigation
Optical projectors
Needles
Volunteers
Navigation

Photoacoustic imaging of prostate brachytherapy seeds in Ex vivo prostate

Kuo, N., Kang, H. J., Dejournett, T., Spicer, J. & Boctor, E., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7964. 796409

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photoacoustic effect
Brachytherapy
Seed
seeds
Prostate

Speckle detection in ultrasonic images using unsupervised clustering techniques

Azar, A. A., Rivaz, H. & Boctor, E., 2011, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. p. 8098-8101 4 p. 6091997

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Speckle
Ultrasonics
Cluster Analysis
Statistical Distributions
Statistical Models

Ultrasound calibration framework for the image-guided surgery toolkit (IGSTK)

Yaniv, Z., Foroughi, P., Kang, H. J. & Boctor, E., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7964. 79641N

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Computer-Assisted Surgery
surgery
Surgery
Calibration
Ultrasonics

Ultrasound elastography using regularized phase-zero cost function initialized with dynamic programming

Sefati, S., Rivaz, H., Boctor, E. & Hager, G., 2011, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7968. 79681D

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
dynamic programming
Dynamic programming
Cost functions
Ultrasonics

Ultrasound elastography using three images

Rivaz, H., Boctor, E., Choti, M. A. & Hager, G., 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 1 ed. Vol. 6891 LNCS. p. 371-378 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6891 LNCS, no. PART 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasound
Ultrasonics
Cost functions
Liver
Cost Function
2012

Enabling technologies for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (N.O.T.E.S) using robotically guided elasticity imaging

Şen, H. T., Deshmukh, N., Goldman, R., Kazanzides, P., Taylor, R. H., Boctor, E. & Simaan, N., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8316. 83161Y

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Elasticity
orifices
Orifices

Intraoperative ultrasound to stereocamera registration using interventional photoacoustic imaging

Vyas, S., Su, S., Kim, R., Kuo, N., Taylor, R. H., Kang, J. U. & Boctor, E., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8316. 83160S

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photoacoustic effect
Anatomy
Ultrasonics
navigation
robots

Robust dynamic programming method for ultrasound elastography

Fleming, I., Rivaz, H., Boctor, E. & Hager, G., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8320. 83201K

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
dynamic programming
Dynamic programming
Seed
Seeds

Software framework of a real-time pre-beamformed RF data acquisition of an ultrasound research scanner

Kang, H. J., Kuo, N., Guo, X., Song, D. Y., Kang, J. U. & Boctor, E., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8320. 83201F

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photoacoustic effect
scanners
data acquisition
Data acquisition
Software

System for robot-assisted real-time laparoscopic ultrasound elastography

Billings, S., Deshmukh, N., Kang, H. J., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8316. 83161W

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
robots
Ultrasonics
Robots
Palpation

The Kinect as an interventional tracking system

Wang, X. L., Stolka, P. J., Boctor, E., Hager, G. & Choti, M., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8316. 83160U

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Needles
needles
sensors
Sensors
Cameras

Towards intra-operative monitoring of ablation using tracked 3D ultrasound elastography and internal palpation

Foroughi, P., Burgner, J., Choti, M. A., Webster, R. J., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8320. 83200T

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Palpation
Ablation
ablation
Ultrasonics

Ultrasound imaging software framework for real-time monitoring of acoustic ablation therapy

Kang, H. J., Deshmukh, N. P., Stolka, P., Burdette, E. C. & Boctor, E., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8320. 83201E

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ablation
Acoustics
ablation
therapy
Ultrasonography
2013

Sensor calibration with unknown correspondence: Solving AX=XB using Euclidean-group invariants

Ackerman, M. K., Cheng, A., Shiffman, B., Boctor, E. & Chirikjian, G., 2013, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 1308-1313 6 p. 6696518

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calibration
Sensors
Robotics