Emad Boctor

Assistant Professor

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2015

Implementation of swept synthetic aperture imaging

Bottenus, N., Jakovljevic, M., Boctor, E. & Trahey, G. E., 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9419. 94190H

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

Iterative motion compensation approach for ultrasonic thermal imaging

Fleming, I., Hager, G., Guo, X., Kang, H. J. & Boctor, E., 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9419. 94190Z

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

Multispectral photoacoustic decomposition with localized regularization for detecting targeted contrast agent

Tavakoli, B., Chen, Y., Guo, X., Kang, H. J., Pomper, M. G. & Boctor, E., 2015, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2015. SPIE, Vol. 9323. 932317

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

Needle visualization using photoacoustic effect

Kang, H. J., Guo, X., Cheng, A., Choti, M. A. & Boctor, E., 2015, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2015. SPIE, Vol. 9323. 93232Y

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

Photoacoustic image guidance for robot-assisted skull base surgery

Kim, S., Kang, H. J., Cheng, A., Lediju Bell, M. A., Boctor, E. & Kazanzides, P., Jun 29 2015, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. June ed. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-June. p. 592-597 6 p. 7139239

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

Photoacoustic reconstruction using beamformed RF data: A synthetic aperture imaging approach

Zhang, H. K., Guo, X., Kang, H. J. & Boctor, E., 2015, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2015. SPIE, Vol. 9323. 932319

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

Quantifying bone thickness, light transmission, and contrast interrelationships in transcranial photoacoustic imaging

Bell, M. A. L., Ostrowski, A. K., Li, K., Kazanzides, P. & Boctor, E., 2015, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2015. SPIE, Vol. 9323. 93230C

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

Synthetic aperture ultrasound imaging with robotic aperture extension

Zhang, H. K., Ergun, E., Trahey, G. E. & Boctor, E., 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography. SPIE, Vol. 9419. 94190L

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

Tissue type characterization using photoacoustic power spectrum, a feasibility study

Tavakoli, B., Goldstein, S. D., Kang, J. U., Choti, M. & Boctor, E., 2015, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2015. SPIE, Vol. 9323. 93232W

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

Virtual rigid body: A new optical tracking paradigm in image-guided interventions

Cheng, A., Lee, D. S., Deshmukh, N. & Boctor, E., 2015, Medical Imaging 2015: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. SPIE, Vol. 9415. 94150Y

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

2014

Active echo: A new paradigm for ultrasound calibration

Guo, X., Cheng, A., Zhang, H. K., Kang, H. J., Etienne-Cummings, R. & Boctor, E., 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 ed. Springer Verlag, Vol. 8674 LNCS. p. 397-404 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8674 LNCS, no. PART 2).

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

Coherence-based photoacoustic imaging of brachytherapy seeds implanted in a canine prostate

Lediju Bell, M. A., Song, D. Y. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9040. 90400Q

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

Concurrent photoacoustic markers for direct three-dimensional ultrasound to video registration

Cheng, A., Guo, X., Kang, H. J., Tavakoli, B., Kang, J. U., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 89435J

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

Design and development of an ultrasound calibration phantom and system

Cheng, A., Ackerman, M. K., Chirikjian, G. S. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9036. 903624

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

Detecting occlusion inside a ventricular catheter using photoacoustic imaging through skull

Tavakoli, B., Guo, X., Taylor, R. H., Kang, J. U. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 89434O

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

Enabling technologies for robot assisted ultrasound tomography: System setup and calibration

Aalamifar, F., Khurana, R., Cheng, A., Taylor, R. H., Iordachita, I. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9040. 90401X

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

Feasibility of transcranial photoacoustic imaging for interventional guidance of endonasal surgeries

Lediju Bell, M. A., Ostrowski, A. K., Kazanzides, P. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 894307

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

Freehand spatial-angular compounding of photoacoustic images

Kang, H. J., Lediju Bell, M. A., Guo, X., Taylor, R. H. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 894361

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

Improved contrast in laser-diode-based photoacoustic images with short-lag spatial coherence beamforming

Bell, M. A. L., Xiaoyu, G., Kang, H. J. & Boctor, E., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 37-40 4 p. 6931804

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

Innovative approach for in-vivo ablation validation on multimodal images

Shahin, O., Karagkounis, G., Carnegie, D., Schlaefer, A. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9036. 903602

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

In vivo photoacoustic imaging of prostate brachytherapy seeds

Bell, M. A. L., Kuo, N. P., Song, D. Y., Kang, J. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 894348

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

Needle guidance using handheld stereo vision and projection for ultrasound-based interventions

Stolka, P. J., Foroughi, P., Rendina, M., Weiss, C., Hager, G. & Boctor, E., 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 ed. Springer Verlag, Vol. 8674 LNCS. p. 684-691 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8674 LNCS, no. PART 2).

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

Online ultrasound sensor calibration using gradient descent on the Euclidean Group

Ackerman, M. K., Cheng, A., Boctor, E. & Chirikjian, G., Sep 22 2014, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4900-4905 6 p. 6907577

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

Optoacoustic sensing for target detection inside cylindrical catheters

Tavakoli, B., Guo, X., Taylor, R. H., Kang, J. U. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9036. 90360G

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

Parameter estimation for personalization of liver tumor radiofrequency ablation

Audigier, C., Mansi, T., Delingette, H., Rapaka, S., Mihalef, V., Carnegie, D., Boctor, E., Choti, M., Kamen, A., Comaniciu, D. & Ayache, N., 2014, Abdominal Imaging: Computational and Clinical Applications - 6th International Workshop, ABDI 2014 held in conjunction with MICCAI 2014. Springer Verlag, Vol. 8676. p. 3-12 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8676).

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

Photoacoustic active ultrasound element for catheter tracking

Guo, X., Tavakoli, B., Kang, H. J., Kang, J. U., Etienne-Cummings, R. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 89435M

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

Photoacoustic imaging of prostate brachytherapy seeds with transurethral light delivery

Lediju Bell, M. A., Guo, X., Song, D. Y. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 8943. 89430N

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

Software framework for spatially tracked pre-beamformed RF data with a freehand clinical ultrasound transducer

Kang, H. J., Guo, X., Azar, R. Z., Cheng, A. & Boctor, E., 2014, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9040. 90401W

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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