Publications by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Schultz Before May 2013

Proc. MICCAI Workshop on Computational Diffusion MRI
Eleftheria Panagiotaki, Lauren O'Donnell, Thomas Schultz, Gary Hui Zhang (Eds.)
Workshop held at Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2012
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Learning a Reliable Estimate of the Number of Fiber Directions in Diffusion MRI
Thomas Schultz
In N. Ayache et al. (Eds.): Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Part III, LNCS 7512, pages 493-500, Springer, 2012
[pdf] [bib] The definite version is available at www.springerlink.com.

Computational Vascular Morphometry for the Assessment of Pulmonary Vascular Disease based on Scale-Space Particles
Raúl San José Estépar, James C. Ross, Karl Krissian, Thomas Schultz, George R. Washko, and Gordon L. Kindlmann
Proc. 9th IEEE Int'l Symp. on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), pp. 1479-1482, 2012

Towards Resolving Fiber Crossings with Higher Order Tensor Inpainting
Thomas Schultz
In D.H. Laidlaw and A. Vilanova (Eds): New Developments in the Visualization and Processing of Tensor Fields, pp. 253-265, Springer, 2012

Segmenting Thalamic Nuclei: What Can We Gain From HARDI?
Thomas Schultz
In G. Fichtinger, A. Martel, T. Peters (Eds.): Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Part II, LNCS 6892, pages 141-148, Springer, 2011
Selected for oral presentation (4.15% AR).
[pdf] [bib] The definite version is available at www.springerlink.com.

Topological Features in 2D Symmetric Higher-Order Tensor Fields
Thomas Schultz
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis) 30(3):841-850, 2011
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Feature Extraction for DW-MRI Visualization: The State of the Art and Beyond
Thomas Schultz
In H. Hagen (Ed.): Scientific Visualization: Interactions, Features, Metaphors, pp. 322-345. Dagstuhl Follow-Ups, vol. 2, 2011
[pdf of preprint] [bib]

Superquadric Glyphs for Symmetric Second-Order Tensors
Thomas Schultz and Gordon Kindlmann
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. IEEE Visualization) 16(6):1595-1604, 2010
Core implementation available in Teem.
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Multi-Diffusion-Tensor Fitting via Spherical Deconvolution: A Unifying Framework
Thomas Schultz, Carl-Fredrik Westin, and Gordon Kindlmann
In T. Jiang et al. (Eds.): MICCAI 2010, Part I, LNCS 6361, pp. 673-680. Springer, Heidelberg (2010)
Core implementation available in Teem.
[pdf] [images] [bib] The definite version is available at www.springerlink.com.

A Maximum Enhancing Higher-Order Tensor Glyph
Thomas Schultz and Gordon Kindlmann
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis) 29(3):1143-1152, 2010
Core implementation available in Teem.
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Crease Surfaces: From Theory to Extraction and Application to Diffusion Tensor MRI
Thomas Schultz, Holger Theisel, and Hans-Peter Seidel
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 16(1):109-119, 2010
Revised version of Research Report MPI-I-2008-4-003, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, December 2008
Core implementation available in Teem.
[pdf of research report] [bib]

Feature Extraction for Visual Analysis of DW-MRI Data
Thomas Schultz
PhD thesis, Universität des Saarlandes, June 2009
Awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2009 by Max Planck Society.
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10-page German summary in: Ausgezeichnete Informatikdissertationen 2009. GI-Edition: Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) D-10, 251-260, 2010. [pdf]

A Higher-Order Structure Tensor
Thomas Schultz, Joachim Weickert, and Hans-Peter Seidel
In D.H. Laidlaw and J. Weickert (Eds): Visualization and Processing of Tensor Fields: Advances and Perspectives. Springer, pages 263-280, 2009
Revised version of Research Report MPI-I-2007-4-005, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, July 2007
[pdf of research report] [bib]

Estimating Crossing Fibers: A Tensor Decomposition Approach
Thomas Schultz and Hans-Peter Seidel
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. IEEE Visualization) 14(6):1635-1642, 2008
Received the Vis 2008 Best Paper Award.
Featured in the SPIE newsroom (PDF version).
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Using Eigenvalue Derivatives for Edge Detection in DT-MRI Data
Thomas Schultz and Hans-Peter Seidel
In G. Rigoll (Ed): Pattern Recognition (Proc. DAGM), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5096, Springer, pages 193-202, 2008
Implementation available in version 1.10.0 of the teem library.
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Virtual Klingler Dissection: Putting Fibers into Context
Thomas Schultz, Natascha Sauber, Alfred Anwander, Holger Theisel, and Hans-Peter Seidel
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis) 27(3):1063-1070, 2008
Cover image of Informatik Spektrum 31(3), 2008.
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Topological Visualization of Brain Diffusion MRI Data
Thomas Schultz, Holger Theisel, and Hans-Peter Seidel
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. IEEE Visualization) 13(6):1496-1503, 2007
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Segmentation of DT-MRI Anisotropy Isosurfaces
Thomas Schultz, Holger Theisel, and Hans-Peter Seidel
In K. Museth, T. Möller, A. Ynnerman (Eds): Proc. EG/IEEE-VGTC Symposium on Visualization (EuroVis), pages 187-194, 2007
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Flexible Segmentation and Smoothing of DT-MRI Fields Through a Customizable Structure Tensor
Thomas Schultz, Bernhard Burgeth, and Joachim Weickert
In G. Bebis et al. (Eds): Advances in Visual Computing (Proc. ISVC), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4291, Springer, pages 455-464, 2006
Received the ISVC '06 Siemens Best Paper Award.
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