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Parker Medical Imaging Research

Advanced 3D-4D Analytics

Medical imaging over time (4D) holds the keys to precise information about a person's progress during treatments. Some of these technologies were part of the founding of VirtualScopics, Inc., a leading medical imaging analysis company.


Journal Articles


  1. Methodology to study three-dimensional spatial distribution of prostate cancer and their dependence on clinical parameters
    K. D. Rojas, M. L. Montero, J. Yao, E. Messing, A. Fazili, J. Joseph, Y. Ou, D. J. Rubens, K. J. Parker, C. Davatzikos, and B. Castaneda
    J Med Imaging, vol. 2, no. 3 , pp. 037502-1 -037502-13  (2015). View Online
  2. Clustering approach to bone and soft tissue segmentation of digital radiographic images of extremities
    S. K. Pakin, R. S. Gaborski, L. L. Barski, D. H. Foos, and K. J. Parker
    J Electron Imaging, vol. 12, no. 1 , pp. 40 -49  (2003). View PDF
  3. Evaluation of reproducibility for manual and semi-automated feature extraction in CT and MRI images
    E. A. Ashton, L. Molinelli, S. Totterman, and K. J. Parker
    Proceedings, IEEE Image Processing, no. 3 , pp. 161 -164  (2002). View PDF
  4. Segmentation, surface extraction, and thickness computation of articular cartilage
    S. K. Pakin, J. Tamez-Pena, S. Totterman, and K. J. Parker
    Proceedings, SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing, vol. 4684 , pp. 155 -166  (2002). View PDF
  5. MRI isotropic resolution reconstruction from two orthogonal scans
    S. Totterman and J. Tamez-Pena
    Proceedings, SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing, vol. 4322 , pp. 87 -97  (2001). View PDF
  6. Three-dimensional registration and fusion of ultrasound and MRI using major vessels as fiducial markers
    B. S. Porter, K. J. Parker, and D. J. Rubens
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging, vol 20, no. 4 , pp. 354 -359  (2001). View PDF
  7. Orthogonal fusion: improving resolution for multispectral segmentation of musculoskeletal structures
    J. Tamez-Pena, K. J. Parker, E. Kwok, G. S. Seo, and S. Totterman
    Proceedings, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol. 8 , p. 2110  (2000). View PDF
  8. Soft tissue volume fusion of ultrasound and MRI
    B. S. Porter, D. J. Rubens, and K. J. Parker
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control, vol. 46, no. 6 , p. Cover Image  (1999).
  9. Image segmentation via adaptive k-mean clustering and knowledge-based morphological operations with biomedical applications
    C. W. Chen, J. Luo, and K. J. Parker
    IEEE Trans Image Proc, vol. 7, no. 12 , pp. 1673 -1683  (1998). View PDF
  10. A novel volumetric feature extraction technique with applications to MR images
    E. A. Ashton, K. J. Parker, M. J. Berg, and C. W. Chen
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging, vol. 16, no. 4 , pp. 365 -371  (1997). View PDF
  11. Adaptive mammographic image feature enhancement using wavelet-based multiresolution analysis
    L. L. Chen, C. W. Chen, and K. J. Parker
    J Electron Imaging vol. 6, no. 4 , pp. 467 -478  (1997). View PDF
  12. Multiple resolution Bayesian segmentation of ultrasound images
    E. A. Ashton and K. J. Parker
    Ultrason Imaging vol. 17, no. 4 , pp. 291 -304  (1995). View PDF
  13. Segmentation and feature extraction techniques, with applications to MRI head studies
    E. A. Ashton, M. J. Berg, K. J. Parker, J. Weisberg, C. W. Chen, and L. Ketonen
    Magn Reson Med, vol. 33, no. 5 , pp. 670 -677  (1995). View PDF
  14. On the application of Gibbs random field in image processing: from segmentation to enhancement
    J. Luo, C. W. Chen, and K. J. Parker
    J Electron Imaging, vol. 2, no. 2 , pp. 187 -195  (1995). View PDF
  15. CT volumetric data-based left ventricle motion estimation: an integrated approach
    C. W. Chen, J. Luo, K. J. Parker, and T. S. Huang
    Comput Med Imag Grap, vol. 19, no. 1 , pp. 85 -100  (1995). View PDF
  16. Subband analysis and synthesis of volumetric medical images using wavelet
    C. W. Chen, Y. Zhang, and K. J. Parker
    Proceedings, SPIE Medical Imaging: Visual Communications and Image Processing, vol. 2308 , pp. 1544 -1555  (1994). View PDF
  17. On the applications of Gibbs random field in image processing: from segmentation to enhancement
    J. Luo, C. W. Chen, and K. J. Parker
    Proceedings, SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing, vol. 2308 , pp. 1289 -1300  (1994). View PDF