American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter

The Child Study Center
At NYU Langone Medical Center
Division of Biostatistics
Seminars on Analysis of Neuroimaging Data



Taki Shinohara, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE
NORMALIZATION AND SEGMENTATION OF STRUCTURAL MRI

While computed tomography and other imaging techniques are measured in absolute units with physical meaning, magnetic resonance images are expressed in arbitrary units that are difficult to interpret and differ between study visits and subjects. Much work in the image processing literature has centered on histogram matching and other histogram mapping techniques, but little focus has been on normalizing images to have biologically interpretable units. We explore this key goal for statistical analysis and the impact of normalization on cross-sectional and longitudinal segmentation of pathology.


Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Time: 4:00 P.M.
Location: “Central Park” meeting area at the Child Study Center
One Park Avenue (between 32nd and 33rd Streets)
7th Floor
New York, New York

The Series is open to all; RSVPs are requested.
Due to new security procedures at One Park Ave., those wishing to attend
who do not have an NYU ID are required to RSVP.
To do so, please contact Cielo Diaz at cielo.diaz@nyumc.org or 646-754-5195.


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