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Kenji Suzuki, M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Medical Physics, and Comprehensive Cancer Center

Department of Radiology

Division of the Biological Sciences

The University of Chicago

Education

B.S. in Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), Meijo Univerisy, Nagoya, Japan

M.S. in Engineering (Summa Cum Laude), Meijo Univerisy, Nagoya, Japan

Ph.D. in Engineering (by Published Work), Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Professional Experience (Full-time Position)

1993-1997

Researcher, Research and Development Center, Hitachi Medical Corporation, Kashiwa, Japan

1997-2001

Research Associate and Lecturer, Department of Applied Information Science and Technology, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University, Aichi, Japan

2001-2003

Research Associate, Kurt Rossmann Laboratories for Radiologic Image Research, Section of Radiological Sciences, Department of Radiology, Division of the Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago

2003-2004

Research Associate (Instructor), Section of Radiological Sciences, Department of Radiology, Division of the Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago

2004-2006

Research Associate (Assistant Professor), Section of Radiological Sciences, Department of Radiology, Division of the Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago

2006-present

Assistant Professor, Section of Imaging Sciences, Department of Radiology, Division of the Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago

2007-present

Assistant Professor, Committee on Medical Physics, Division of the Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago

2007-present

Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Chicago

Research Interests

Computer-aided diagnosis of lesions in the abdomen, thorax, and heart, and machine learning in medical imaging including ones inspired by the human visual system for image processing and pattern recognition.  The long-term goal of Dr. Suzuki's research is to develop a computer system that diagnoses diseases in medical images as an expert radiologist does to assist non-expert doctors in making diagnoses.  To approach his goal, he believes that the development of sophisticated machine-learning and image-analysis techniques, their theoretical backups, and an understanding of radiologists’ decision-making process and of the human visual system are essential. 

Publications (see the Publications page for details)

Dr. Suzuki has published more than 230 scientific papers (including 94 peer-reviewed journal papers) and more than 75 scientific abstracts in the fields of computer-aided diagnosis, medical image analysis, machine learning, neural networks, computer vision, image processing, and pattern recognition.  He is inventor/co-inventor on approximately 30 patents (including 11 granted patents).  He has an h-index 30 by Google Scholar.

Awards and Honors (see the News page for details)

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Magna Cum Laude Award of Bachelor of Science Degree from Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, 1990

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Summa Cum Laude Award of Master of Science Degree from Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, 1991

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Listed in 500 Great Asians of the Early 21st Century, 2000

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Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

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Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2004-2005

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Paul C. Hodges Award from the Department of Radiology at The University of Chicago, 2002

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Best Paper Award for Young Researchers (shared with Ninagawa K., Umeyama T., and Sugie N.) from the Information Processing Society of Japan, 2002

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Certificate of Merit Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 2003

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Top 16 of most downloaded articles in Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal in 2003 from Elsevier Science, 2004

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RSNA Research Trainee Prize from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 2004

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Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2004 (7% of all IEEE members hold this status)

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Young Investigator Award from the Cancer Research Foundation, 2005

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Listed in Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2006-2007, 2008-2009

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Certificate of Merit Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 2006

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Honorable Mention Poster Award (shared with Yuan Y., Giger M. L., Li H., and Jamieson A. R.) at the SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging, 2006

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Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America, 2007, 2013, 2014

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Listed in Marquis Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders, 2007

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Certificate of Merit Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 2009

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IEEE 2010 Outstanding Member Award from IEEE Chicago Section, 2010

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Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Mathematics and Information Technology, 2011

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Kurt Rossmann Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011

Editorial Activity

Invited Associate Editor

Medical Physics, 2007-

Deputy Editor

Academic Radiology, 2011-

Associate Editor

International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, 2009-

Editor-in-Chief

International Journal of Intelligent Information Processing, 2009-

Editorial Board Member

Algorithms, 2009-

Editorial Board Member

The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, 2007-

Associate Editor

The Open Artificial Intelligence Journal, 2007-

Associate Editor-in-Chief

International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology, 2009-

Associate Editor-in-Chief

International Journal of Digital Content Technology and Its Applications, 2009-

Editorial Board Member

Journal of Physics & Astronomy, 2010-

Editorial Board Member

Journal of Health & Medical Informatics, 2010-

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Convergence Information Technology, 2010-

Editor-in-Chief on Topic

Medical Image Analysis topic, Journal of Convergence Information Technology, 2010-

Editor-in-Chief on Topic

Medical Image Analysis topic, International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology, 2011-

Editorial Board Member

Chest Disease Reports, 2011-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Information Technology and Network Application, 2011-

Editorial Board Member

Radiology: Open Access, 2011-

Editor

Algorithm Letters, 2011-

Editorial Board Member

Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery, 2012-

Executive Editor

Journal of Health & Medical Informatics, 2012-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal on Advances in Software, 2012-

Executive Editor

OMICS Journal of Radiology, 2012-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Digital Contents and Applications, 2012-

Editor-in-Chief

Lecture Notes in Information Science and Technology, 2012-

Editorial Board Member

Open Access Journal of Science and Technology, 2012-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2012-

Editorial Board Member

Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs, 2012-

Editorial Board Member

World Journal of Methodology, 2013-

Editor-in-Chief

Indo-American Journal of Computer Sciences, 2013-

Editor-in-Chief

International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Engineering, 2013-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Biomaterials Research and Engineering, 2013-

Editor-in-Chief

Open Artificial Intelligence Journal, 2013-

Editor-in-Chief

Current Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 2013-

Editor-in-Chief

International Journal of Medical Imaging and Graphics, 2013-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Sciences, 2013-

Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Engineering Research and Innovative Technology, 2013-

Editorial Board Member

World Journal of Radiology, 2013-

Guest Editorial Activity

Guest Editor

A special issue of Algorithms on "Machine Learning for Medical Imaging", 2010

Guest Editor

A special issue of Open Artificial Intelligence Journal on "Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Image Analysis", 2010

Guest Editor

A special issue of International Journal of Biomedical Imaging on "Machine Learning in Medical Imaging", 2011

Guest Editor

A special issue of Machine Vision and Applications on "Machine Learning in Medical Imaging", 2012

Guest Editor

A special issue of International Journal of Biomedical Imaging on "Lung Imaging Data Analysis", 2012

Guest Editor

A special issue of Algorithms on "Machine Learning for Medical Imaging 2012", 2012

Guest Editor

A special issue of Neurocomputing on "Advanced Computing for Image-Guided Intervention", 2013

Guest Editor

A special issue of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics on "Machine Learning in Medical Imaging", 2014

Reviewer for Journals

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IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging

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Medical Physics

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IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

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IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine

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IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

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IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

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IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks

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IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics

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Academic Radiology

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Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics

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Medical Engineering & Physics

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Physics in Medicine and Biology

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Journal of Digital Imaging

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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery

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Image and Vision Computing

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Computer Vision and Image Understanding

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Neural Processing Letters

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Neurocomputing

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IEE Proceedings for Vision, Image and Signal Processing

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Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

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Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques & Applications (CRC Press)

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Open Artificial Intelligence Journal

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Clinical Medicine: Case Reports

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Bioinformatics and Biology Insights

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Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation

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Cancer Management and Research

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International Journal of Digital Content Technology and Its Applications

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Imaging Science Journal

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International Journal of Neural Systems

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Machine Vision and Applications

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Medical Image Analysis

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IEEE Signal Processing Letters

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International Journal of Computer Vision

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International Journal of Advances in Soft Computing and Its Applications

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Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics

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Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering

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International Journal of Image and Graphics

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Optical Engineering

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IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

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Pattern Recognition

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International Journal of Optomechatronics

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Current Bioinformatics

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European Radiology

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Journal of Computers

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Computers in Biology and Medicine

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ACM Computing Surveys

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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

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Sensors

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PLoS ONE

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BMC Medical Imaging

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International Journal on Advances in Software

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Radiology Research and Practice

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Environmental Modeling and Assessment

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Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering

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Journal of Bioengineering & Biomedical Science

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NMR in Biomedicine

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Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Entropy

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IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

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International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems

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International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing

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Journal of Pancreas

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Knowledge-Based Systems

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BioMed Research International

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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

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Annals of Transplantation

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World Journal of Gastroenterology

Reviewer for Grants

Grant Reviewer

Research Grant Program of the Technology Foundation STW, the Netherlands, 2008

Research Advisory Committee

American Cancer Society (ACS), Illinois Division, 2008-present

Grant Reviewer

US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), 2009-present

Grant Reviewer

James & Esther King Biomedical Research Program, the Florida Department of Health, 2010

Grant Reviewer

Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program, the Florida Department of Health, 2010

Grant Reviewer

Science Center programs, the U.S. Department of State, 2010

Grant Reviewer

Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program, the Florida Department of Health, 2011

Panel Member/Grant Reviewer

Cross-Cutting Program, Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation (NSF), 2011

Grant Reviewer

Cognitive Sciences Call, Vienna Science and Technology Fund, 2011

Grant Reviewer

U.S. Fellowship/Scholarship Program, Vietnam Education Foundation (U.S. foundation), Arlington, VA, 2012

Grant Reviewer

Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program, the Florida Department of Health, 2012

Grant Reviewer

The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal, 2012

Grant Reviewer

Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic, 2012

Grant Reviewer

Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland, 2013

Grant Reviewer

Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program, the Florida Department of Health, 2013

Grant Reviewer

National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2013

Panel Member

Smart & Connected Health (SCH) Program, National Science Foundation (NSF)/National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2013

Reviewer

Research Competitiveness Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2013

Organizer/Chair of International Conferences

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International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI2010), in conjunction with 13th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2010), Beijing, China, September, 2010

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MICCAI Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Virtual Colonoscopy and Abdominal Imaging, in conjunction with 13th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2010), Beijing, China, September, 2010

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International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI2011), in conjunction with 14th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2011), Toronto, Canada, September, 2011

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International Conference & Exhibition on Proteomics & Bioinformatics (Proteomics-2011), Hyderabad, India, June, 2011

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International Conference & Exhibition on Virology (Virology-2011), Baltimore, MD, USA, September, 2011

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2nd World Congress on Diabetes & Metabolism (Diabetes 2011), Philadelphia, PA, December, 2011

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International Conference on Occupational Health and Safety Summit, Philadelphia, PA, September 2012

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International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI 2012), in conjunction with 15th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2012), Nice, France, October, 2012

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International Conference & Exhibition on Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics (Personalized Medicine-2012), Chicago, IL, October 2012

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International Conference & Exhibition on Probiotics (Probiotics-2012), San Antonio, TX, November, 2012

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International Conference & Exhibition on Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics (Personalized Medicine-2013), Las Vegas, NV, August 2013

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International Conference & Exhibition on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physical Medicine-2013), Las Vegas, NV, August 2013

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3rd World Congress on Cancer Science & Therapy (Cancer Science-2013), CA, October 2013

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International Conference on Radiology and Imaging (Radiology-2013), Chicago, August 2013

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Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning in Medical Imaging, the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), Osaka, Japan, July 2013

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Invited Session, Computational Anatomy for Computer-aided Diagnosis and Therapy, the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), Osaka, Japan, July 2013

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International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI 2013), in conjunction with 16th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2013), Nagoya, Japan, September, 2013

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International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI 2014), in conjunction with 17th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2014), Boston, MA, September, 2014, sponsored by Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) society

Editor/Leadership Role of International Conferences/Organizations

Reviewing Panelist

IEEE Senior Member Application Review Panel, 2007

Chair

IEEE Senior Member Upgrade Committee, IEEE Chicago Section, 2008-present

International Committee

Advanced Institute of Convergence Information Technology (AICIT), 2009-present

Editor

IGConference.net Global & Genuine Conferences, Human and Sciences Publication, 2009-present

Associate Editor

32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), 2010

Reviewing Panelist

IEEE Senior Member Review Panel, IEEE, 2010

Congress Operating Committee Member

2nd World Congress on Diabetes & Metabolism (Diabetes 2011), 2011

Editorial Board Member

Editorial Board Member, The International Association of Science & Engineering Congress, 2012-present

Associate Editor

Virtual Reality and Medical Applications track, the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012

Track Chair

Computational Anatomy, and Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Therapy, the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), 2013

Associate Editor

Computational Anatomy, and Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Therapy, the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), 2013

Associate Editor

35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), 2013

Reviewing Panelist

IEEE Senior Member Review Panel, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013

Committee Member

Technical Committee on Pattern Recognition for Bioinformatics (IAPR TC-20), International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), 2013-present

Advisory Board Member

2nd International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI 2014), 2013

Area Chair

Area Chair, Biomedical Image Analysis, the 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2014

Program Committee of International Conferences

Program Committee

The 3rd International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Applications (ISCIIA), 2008

Program Committee

The 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2008

Program Committee

The Seventh International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2008

Program Committee

Workshop on Soft Computing in Image Processing and Computer Vision (SCIPCV), International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV), 2009

Program Committee

SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging, Computer-Aided Diagnosis conference (SPIE MI), 2009-present

Research and Program Committee

2009 International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT), 2009

Program Committee

Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging (CIMI), International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB), 2009

Program Committee

2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human (ICIS), 2009

Program Committee

6th International Conference on Networked Computing (INC), 2009-2010

Program Committee

4th International Conference on New Trends in Information Science and Service Science (NISS), 2009-2010

Program Committee

20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2010

Technical Program Committee

2010 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2010

Technical Program Committee

2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC), 2010

International Program Committee

2010 International Conference on Data Communication Networking (DCNET 2010), 2010

Program Committee

Workshop on Soft Computing in Image Processing and Computer Vision (SCIPCV), in International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV), 2010

Program Committee

6th International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM 2010), 2010

Program Committee

3rd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human (ICIS 2010), 2010

Program Committee

6th International Conference on Digital Content, Multimedia Technology and its Applications (IDC 2010), 2010

Program Committee

IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA10), in conjunction with IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR10), 2010

Committee Member

6th International Conference on Advanced Information Management and Service (IMS 2010), 2010

Committee Member

2010 International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT), 2010

International Program Committee Member

International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia Visual Information Processing (CIMVIP 2010), 2010

Technical Program Committee Member

Second International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications (COGNITIVE 2010), 2010

Program Committee Member

2011 International Conference on Data Communication Networking (DCNET 2011), 2011

Committee Member

7th International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM 2011), 2011

Committee Member

International Conference on Next Generation Information Technology (ICNIT 2011), 2011

Technical Program Committee Member

Third International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications (COGNITIVE 2011), 2011

Program Committee Member

3rd Workshop on Soft Computing in Image Processing and Computer Vision (SCIPCV), 2011

International Program Committee Member

International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia Visual Information Processing (CIMVIP 2011), 2011

Program Committee Member

MICCAI 2011 Workshop on Computational and Clinical Applications in Abdominal Imaging, 2011

International Program Committee Member

International Conference on Data Mining, Computational & Business Intelligence (DMCBI12), 2011

Program Committee Member

2012 International Conference on Data Communication Networking (DCNET 2012), 2012

Technical Program Committee Member

fourth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications (COGNITIVE 2012), 2012

Program Committee Member

MICCAI 2012 Workshop on Workshop on Clinical Image-based Procedures: From Planning to Intervention, 2012

Program Committee Member

21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012

Editorial Committee Member

International Conference on Digital Contents and Applications (DCA 2012), 2012

International Program Committee Member

2Medical Imaging Using Bio-inspired and Soft Computing (MIBISOC), 2012

International Program Committee Member

the 2013 International Conference on Data Communication Networking (DCNET 2013), 2013

Technical Program Committee Member

the fifth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications (COGNITIVE 2013), 2013

International Program Committee Member

Eighth IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB 2013), 2013

International Program Committee Member

the Tenth International Meeting on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CIBB 2013), 2013

International Program Committee Member

International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (InMed 2013), 2013

Technical Program Committee Member

IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging (CIMI 2013), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2013 (SSCI 2013), 2013

International Program Committee Member

Medical Imaging Using Bio-inspired and Soft Computing (MIBISOC 2013), 2013

Technical Program Committee Member

Second International Conference on Pattern Analysis and Intelligent Robotics (ICPAIR 2013), 2013

Program Committee Member

5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT Innovations 2013), 2013

Program Committee Member

4th Workshop on Soft Computing in Image Processing and Computer Vision (SCIPCV 2013), 2013

Program Committee Member

MICCAI 2013 Workshop on Clinical Image-based Procedures: Translational Research in Medical Imaging, 2013

Program Committee Member

7th International Conference on New Trends in Information Science, Service Science and Data Mining (ISSDM), 2013

Program Committee Member

7th International Conference on New Trends in Information Science and Service Science (NISS), 2013

Program Committee Member

5th International Conference on Data Mining and Intelligent Information Technology Applications (ICMIA), 2013

Program Committee Member

9th International Conference on Computing Technology and Information Management (ICCM), 2013

Program Committee Member

4th International Conference on Next Generation Information Technology (ICNIT), 2013

Program Committee Member

9th International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM), 2013

Program Committee Member

2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (2013 IEEE SMC), 2013

Program Committee Member

9th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems, 2013

Program Committee Member

International Workshop on Medical Image and Signal Analysis ((MISA 2013), 2013

InternationalProgram Committee Member

International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2014), 2014

InternationalProgram Committee Member

International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2014), 2014

InternationalProgram Committee Member

the 2014 International Conference on Data Communication Networking (DCNET 2014), 2014

Technical Program Committee Member

the sixth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications (COGNITIVE 2014), 2014

Program Committee Member

6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT Innovations 2014), 2014

Reviewers for International Conferences

Reviewing Committee

The 5th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST), 2007

Reviewing Committee

International Symposium on Optical Engineering and Photonic Technology (OEPT), 2009

Reviewer

International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2010), 2010

Reviewer

International Symposium on Optical Engineering and Photonic Technology (OEPT), 2010

Reviewer

2010 International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT2010), 2010

Reviewer

International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI2010), 2010

Reviewer

MICCAI Workshop on Computational Challenges and Clinical Opportunities in Virtual Colonoscopy and Abdominal Imaging, 2010

Reviewer

The 2nd International Conference on Data Mining and Intelligent Information Technology Applications, 2010

Reviewer

IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging (CIMI 2011), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2011 (SSCI'2011), 2011

Reviewer

International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2011), 2011

Reviewer

2011 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2011

Reviewer

IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL 2011), IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2011 (SSCI'2011), 2011

Reviewer

2011 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC), 2011

Reviewer

International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2011), 2011

Reviewer

16th North-East Asia Symposium on Nano, Information Technology and Reliability (NASNIT 11), 2011

Reviewer

IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2012), 2012

Reviewer

IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2012), 2012

Reviewer

2012 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2012

Reviewer

International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2012), 2012

Reviewer

54th AAPM Annual Meeting and Technical Exhibit, 2012

Reviewer

21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012

Reviewer

2013 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2013

Reviewer

IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2013), 2013

Reviewer

IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), 2013

Reviewer

International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2013), 2013

Reviewer

55th AAPM Annual Meeting and Technical Exhibit, 2013

Reviewer

35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMB), 2013

Reviewer

2nd International Multi Conference on Artificial Intelligence Technology (MCAIT 2013), 2013

Reviewer

International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2014), 2014

Reviewer

IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), 2014

International Conference Session Chair

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The 91st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, 2005

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The 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, 2006

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The 93rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, 2007

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The 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, 2008

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The first International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI 2010), in conjunction with 13th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2010), Beijing, China, 2010

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MICCAI 2010 Workshop on Computational Challenges and Clinical Opportunities in Virtual Colonoscopy and Abdominal Imaging, in conjunction with 13th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2010), Beijing, China, 2010

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis Conference in SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging (SPIE MI 2011), Orlando, FL, 2011

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IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2011), Chicago, IL, 2011

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis Conference in SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging (SPIE MI 2012), San Diego, CA, 2012

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International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba, Japan, 2012

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CME Posters, the 98th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, 2012

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis Conference in SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging (SPIE MI 2013), Orlando, FL, 2013

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Computational Anatomy for Computer-aided Diagnosis and Therapy, the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC), Osaka, Japan, 2013

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Computer Aided Diagnosis, the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC), Osaka, Japan, 2013

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CME Posters, the 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, USA, 2013

Grants (Principal Investigator) We deeply appreciate the following supports which have made our research possible

Ongoing

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Research Grant (R01 CA120549), from National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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Research Funds, Royalty Distributions for Licensed Patents and Software

Completed

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Research Grants from Aichi Prefectural University

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Research Grants from Hitachi Medical Corporation

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Research Grant for Encouragement of Young Scientists (No. 10750302) from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan

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Travel Grant from Telecommunications Advancement Foundation

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Travel Grant from Nitto Foundation

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Research Grant from Hibi Foundation of Science and Technology Advancement

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Research Grant from Kayamori Foundation of Information Science Advancement

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Research Grant from Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications

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Research Grant for Encouragement of Young Scientists (No. 12750366) from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan

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Research Grant from Hori Information Science Promotion Foundation

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Research Grant for Encouragement of Young Scientists (No. 14750336) from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan

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Research Grant from Paul C. Hodges Alumni Society, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago

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Young Investigator Award, Cancer Research Foundation

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Research Seed Grant, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

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Cancer Center Support Grant, University of Chicago Cancer Research Center

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Radiology Research Opportunity Program, Department of Radiology, University of Chicago

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Sponsored Research from Riverain Medical Group

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Research Grant from American Cancer Society Illinois Division

Grants (Co-Investigator)

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Research Grant for National Frontier Research Project from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan

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Research Grant (R01 CA62625) from National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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Sponsored Research from Hitachi Medical Corporation

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Research Grant (R01 CA098119) from National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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Sponsored Research from Riverain Medical Group

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Sponsored Research from iCAD

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Research Grant (IIS-0755407) from National Science Foundation

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Research Grant (CNS-1062909) from National Science Foundation

Courses in Committee on Medical Physics and Department of Computer Science

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Image Processing and Computer Vision (MPHY39600/CMSC35600)

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Practicum of Medical Imaging I (MPHY34200)

University Services

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Member, Admissions Committee, Committee on Medical Physics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, 2006-present

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Chair, Electronic Presence Committee, Committee on Medical Physics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, 2008-present

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Member, Educational Technology Committee, Committee on Medical Physics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, 2008-present 

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Chair, Departmental Website Committee, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, 2010-present

Supervision/Co-supervision of Students/Scientists

Dr. Suzuki has been supervising/co-supervising more than 45 graduate students, medical students, and undergraduate students, and more than 15 scientists and international visiting professors.  He has been serving as a Dissertation Committee Member for several Ph.D. students in the Committee on Medical Physics.

Books

B1.

Wang F., Yan P., Suzuki K., Shen D: Editors. Machine Learning in Medical Imaging, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6357, Springer-Verlag (Berlin), 192 pp., 2010. (ISBN 978-3-642-15947-3)

(Top 50% Most Downloaded eBooks in 2013 by Springer)

B2.

Suzuki K.: Editor. Artificial Neural Networks - Methodological Advances and Biomedical Applications, In-Tech (Vukovar, Croatia), 362 pp., 2011. (ISBN: 978-953-307-243-2)

B3.

Suzuki K.: Editor. Artificial Neural Networks - Industrial and Control Engineering Applications, 478 pp., In-Tech (Vukovar, Croatia), 2011. (ISBN 978-953-307-220-3)

B4.

Suzuki K., Wang F., Shen D, Yan P.: Editors. Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7009, Springer-Verlag (Berlin), 355 pp., 2011. (ISBN 978-3-642-24318-9)

(Top 25% Most Downloaded eBooks in 2013 by Springer)

B5.

Suzuki K.: Editor. Machine Learning in Computer-Aided Diagnosis: Medical Imaging Intelligence and Analysis, IGI Global (Hershey, PA), 524 pp., 2012. (ISBN 9781466600591)

B6.

Wang F., Shen D., Yan P., Suzuki K.: Editors. Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer-Verlag, Berlin), vol. 7588 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin), 276 pp., 2012. (ISBN 978-3-642-35427-4)

(Top 50% Most Downloaded eBooks in 2013 by Springer)

B7.

Suzuki K.: Editor. Artificial Neural Networks - Architectures and Applications, In-Tech (Vukovar, Croatia), 256 pp., 2013. (ISBN 978-953-51-0935-8)

B8.

Wu G., Zhang D., Shen D., Yan P., Suzuki K., Wang F.: Editors. Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer-Verlag, Berlin), vol. 8184 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin), 262 pp., 2013. (ISBN 978-3-319-02266-6)

(Top 50% Most Downloaded eBooks in 2013 by Springer)

B9.

Suzuki K.: Editor. Computational Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging, Springer (New York, NY), 411pp., 2014. (ISBN 978-1-4614-7244-5)

Recent Journal Publications

J1.

Suzuki K., Horiba I., and Sugie N.:  A simple neural network pruning algorithm with application to filter synthesis.  Neural Processing Letters 13: 43-53, 2001.

J2.

Suzuki K., Horiba I., and Sugie N.:  Efficient approximation of neural filters for removing quantum noise from images.  IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 50: 1787-1799, 2002.

J3.

Suzuki K., Horiba I., Sugie N., and Nanki M.:  Neural filter with selection of input features and its application to image quality improvement of medical image sequences.  IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems E85-D: 1710-1718, 2002.

J4.

Suzuki K., Horiba I., and Sugie N.:  Linear-time connected-component labeling based on sequential local operations.  Computer Vision and Image Understanding 89: 1-23, 2003.  

(Awarded Top 16 of Most Downloaded Articles in 2003)

J5.

Suzuki K., Armato III S. G., Li F., Sone S., and Doi K.:  Massive training artificial neural network (MTANN) for reduction of false positives in computerized detection of lung nodules in low-dose CT.  Medical Physics 30: 1602-1617, 2003.  

(Selected and published in an edited compilation, Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 6: 1, July 2003)

J6.

Suzuki K., Horiba I., and Sugie N.:  Neural edge enhancer for supervised edge enhancement from noisy images.  IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 25: 1582-1596, 2003.

J7.

Suzuki K., Horiba I., Sugie N., and Nanki M.:  Extraction of left ventricular contours from left ventriculograms by means of a neural edge detector.  IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 23: 330-339, 2004.

J8.

Suzuki K.:  Determining the receptive field of a neural filter.  Journal of Neural Engineering 1: 228-237, 2004.

J9.

Suzuki K., Shiraishi J., Abe H., MacMahon H., and Doi K.: False-positive reduction in computer-aided diagnostic scheme for detecting nodules in chest radiographs by means of massive training artificial neural network. Academic Radiology 12: 191-201, 2005.

J10.

Suzuki K., Li F., Sone S., and Doi K.: Computer-aided diagnostic scheme for distinction between benign and malignant nodules in thoracic low-dose CT by use of massive training artificial neural network. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 24: 1138-1150, 2005.

J11.

Suzuki K., and Doi K.:  How can a massive training artificial neural network (MTANN) be trained with a small number of cases in the distinction between nodules and vessels in thoracic CT?  Academic Radiology 12: 1333-1341, 2005.

J12.

Suzuki K., Abe H., MacMahon H., and Doi K.:  Image-processing technique for suppressing ribs in chest radiographs by means of massive training artificial neural network (MTANN).  IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 25: 406-416, 2006.

(Ranked among the top 100 most downloaded IEEE Xplore articles in January, 2008)

J13.

Suzuki K., Yoshida H., Nappi J., and Dachman A. H.:  Massive-training artificial neural network (MTANN) for reduction of false positives in computer-aided detection of polyps: suppression of rectal tubes.  Medical Physics 33: 3814-3824, 2006.

J14.

Suzuki K., Yoshida H., Nappi J., Armato III S. G., and Dachman A. H.: Mixture of expert 3D massive-training ANNs for reduction of multiple types of false positives in CAD for detection of polyps in CT colonography. Medical Physics 35: 694-703, 2008.

J15.

Suzuki K.: Supervised ‘lesion-enhancement’ filter by use of a massive-training artificial neural network (MTANN) in computer-aided diagnosis (CAD). Physics in Medicine and Biology 54: S31-S45, 2009.

J16.

Suzuki K., Rockey D. C., and Dachman A. H.: CT colonography: Advanced computer-aided detection scheme utilizing MTANNs for detection of "missed" polyps in a multicenter clinical trial. Medical Physics 37: 12-21, 2010.

J17.

Suzuki K., Kohlbrenner R., Epstein M. L., Obajuluwa A. M., Xu J., and Hori M.: Computer-aided measurement of liver volumes in CT by means of geodesic active contour segmentation coupled with level-set algorithms. Medical Physics 37: 2159-2166, 2010.

J18.

Suzuki K., Zhang J., and Xu J.: Massive-training artificial neural network coupled with Laplacian-eigenfunction-based dimensionality reduction for computer-aided detection of polyps in CT colonography. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 29: 1907-1917, 2010.

J19.

Suzuki K., Epstein M. L., Kohlbrenner R., Garg S., Hori M., Oto A., and Baron R. L.: Quantitative radiology: Automated CT liver volumetry compared with interactive volumetry and manual volumetry. American Journal of Roentgenology 197: W706-W712, 2011.

J20.

Suzuki K.: Pixel-Based Machine Learning in Medical Imaging. International Journal of Biomedical Imaging 2012: Article ID 792079, 18 pages, 2012.

J21.

Suzuki K.: A Review of Computer-aided Diagnosis in Thoracic and Colonic Imaging. Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery 2: 163-176, 2012.

J22.

Suzuki K.: Machine Learning in Computer-aided Diagnosis of the Thorax and Colon in CT: A Survey. IEICE Transactions on Information & Systems E96-D: 772-783, 2013

(Awarded 2014 Best Paper Award from IEICE)

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Call for papers: A special issue of  Neurocomputing on "Advanced Computing for Image-Guided Intervention"

Call for papers: A special issue of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (CMIG) on "Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI)"

Call for papers: International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (MLMI 2014) in conjunction with MICCAI 2014 in September in Boston, USA

A book entitled "Computational Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging" has been published by Springer 

A book entitled "Machine Learning in Computer-Aided Diagnosis: Medical Imaging Intelligence and Analysis" has been published by IGI Global 

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