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Towards additive manufacturing oriented geometric modeling using implicit functions (2018)
Journal Article
Li, Q., Hong, Q., Qi, Q., Ma, X., Han, X., & Tian, J. (2018). Towards additive manufacturing oriented geometric modeling using implicit functions. Visual Computing for Industry, Biomedicine, and Art, 1(1), doi:10.1186/s42492-018-0009-y

Surface-based geometric modeling has many advantages in terms of visualization and traditional subtractive manufacturing using computer-numerical-control cutting-machine tools. However, it is not an ideal solution for additive manufacturing because t... Read More

3D vasculature segmentation using localized hybrid level-set method (2014)
Journal Article
Hong, Q., Li, Q., Wang, B., Li, Y., Yao, J., Liu, K., & Wu, Q. (2014). 3D vasculature segmentation using localized hybrid level-set method. BioMedical Engineering OnLine, 13(1), 169. doi:10.1186/1475-925x-13-169

Background Intensity inhomogeneity occurs in many medical images, especially in vessel images. Overcoming the difficulty due to image inhomogeneity is crucial for the segmentation of vessel image. Methods This paper proposes a localized hybrid l... Read More

GPU accelerating technique for rendering implicitly represented vasculatures (2014)
Journal Article
Hong, Q., Wang, B., Li, Q., Li, Y., & Wu, Q. (2014). GPU accelerating technique for rendering implicitly represented vasculatures. Bio-medical materials and engineering, 24(1), 1351-1357. doi:10.3233/BME-130938

With the flooding datasets of medical Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), implicit modeling techniques are increasingly applied to reconstruct the human organs, especially the vasculature. However, displaying implicitly rep... Read More

Virtual angioscopy based on implicit vasculatures (2011)
Journal Article
Hong, Q., Li, Q., & Tian, J. (2011). Virtual angioscopy based on implicit vasculatures. Lecture notes in computer science, 6785 LNCS(PART 4), 592-603. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21898-9_49

Virtual endoscopy is among the most active areas in medical data visualization, which focuses on the simulated visualizations of specific hollow organs for the purposes of training and diagnosis. In this paper, we present a virtual angioscopy techniq... Read More

Implicit reconstruction of vasculatures using bivariate piecewise algebraic splines (2011)
Journal Article
Hong, Q., Li, Q., Tian, J., Qingde Li, Q., Hong, Q., & Tian, J. (2012). Implicit reconstruction of vasculatures using bivariate piecewise algebraic splines. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 31(3), (543-553). doi:10.1109/TMI.2011.2172455. ISSN 0278-0062

Vasculature geometry reconstruction from volumetric medical data is a crucial task in the development of computer guided minimally invasive vascular surgery systems. In this paper, a technique for reconstructing the geometry of vasculatures using biv... Read More