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Maria Curie-Skodowska University Lublin, Poland

Institute of Computer Science Prof. dr hab. Pawe Mikoajczak Director of Institute mikfiz@goblin.umcs.lublin.pl

Poland
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Country in Central Europe Total area: 312,679 km Population: 38 518 241 people

Mountains...

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...Seaside...

...UNESCO World Heritage Sites...

...and Pearl of South-Eastern Poland - Lublin

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Lublin city of inspirations

Lublin
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Established: XII century Location: 160 km south east of Warsaw Population: 354 272 (over 60 000 students) 5 universities Many colleges
University of M.Curie-Skodowska founded in 1944

Universities of Lublin
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UMCS - University of Maria Curie-Skodowska KUL - Catholic University of Lublin Medical University Technical University University of Life Sciences

University of Maria Curie-Skodowska


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Founded in 1944 Ca. 34 500 students at this moment Ten faculties Academic Center of Culture Many activity groups Galleries Cinema

University of Maria Curie-Skodowska


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The Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences The Faculty of Law and Administration The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science The Faculty of Humanities The Faculty of Economics The Faculty of Chemistry The Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology The Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology The Faculty of Political Science The Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science


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comprises three Institutes: Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science academic staff conduct intense research studies as part of individual grants, and statutory or individual research cooperates with many domestic and foreign centres, interalia in Italy, the US, France, Germany, Israel, Finland, and Spain hosts the Lublin Regional CISCO Networking Academy participates in the Microsoft MSDN Academic Alliance programme

Institute of Computer Science


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Created in 2005. Study programmes in computer science, computer science and physics. Main research fields: intelligent e-learning systems, database technologies, computer graphics and vision, image processing, modelling and simulations, digital signal processing, artificial intelligence.

Studies in Computer Science - recruitment 2010/2011


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Bachelor's Degree studies: 185 students M.Sc. studies: 120 students Ph.D. studies: 25 students

Visualization of the new building

Current state of the new building

Structure of the Institute of Computer Science


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Division of Applied Computer Science Division of Biocybernetics Division of Complex Systems and Neurodynamics Division of Information Technologies Division of Modelling and Computer Simulations

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Division of Applied Computer Science

Research areas of the Division of Applied Computer Science


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databases, analytical databases, data mining database applications e-learning, e-education modelling of physical processes

Scientific cooperation
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University of Antwerp Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology Silesian University of Technology

Division of Biocybernetics

Subject matter
1) Biomedical signal analysis and recognition Methods: Fourier analysis, linear prediction method, wavelet analysis, cepstrum, fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, hidden Markov models. 2) Therapeutical and diagnostic computer programmes for logopaedic uses. 3) Automatic speech and speaker recognition.

Achievements
Computer programme for the treatment of nonfluent speech with the use of the delayed auditory and visual feedback l Method of nonfluent speech recognition with the application of fuzzy logic and artificial neural networks
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Scientific prospects
Automatization of speech pathology recognition. l Computer analysis of respiratory sounds to aid medical diagnostics. l Computer analysis of electomiographic signals to facilitate muscle effort.
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Students skills

Mastering the techniques of digital processing of biomedical signals and the skill at creative computer processing of the signals Development of competences in the field of new programming languages as a result of creation of applications in the field of biomedicine. Learning the skill to create software for healthcare institutions. Operation & Monitoring/Production control for all platforms Project management: initiating, planning, executing and closing Language skills: Java, C++, C#

Division of Modelling and Computer Simulations

Research Areas
The research in the Division is focused around 3 main issues. The most important are computer simulations of ion sources and beam formation systems including NBI (Neutral Beam Injection) systems which are used for TOKAMAK plasma heating. Research is conducted in a cooperation with Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics in Garching, Germany. Recently, the work in this field concerned modernization of the NBI systems for W7X Stellerator project in Greifswald.

Coils and plasma in the W7X stellerator Scheme of NBI system NBI system for W7X

Magnetische Schirmung der W7-X NB Computer model of magnetic screening

Division of Information Technologies

(main scientific activities)

The staff
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Prof. Pawe Mikoajczak Olena Buczko, Ph.D Marcin Denkowski, M.Sc. Rafa Kartaszyski, M.Sc Karol Kuczyski, Ph.D Rafa Stgierski, Ph.D Micha Paczyk, M.Sc.

Scientific activities
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medical imaging image processing computer graphics and visualization biomedical modelling expert systems optimization algorithms hospital information systems (HIS, PACS, RIS) computer network technologies, mobile technologies

Examples

Mutual-information-based registration of medical images


CT MRI

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3D datasets no preprocessing fully automatic method registration time: about 1 min.


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Fusion result

Fuzzy template-based image segmentation


1. Eyes template

2. Registration result

3. The final result

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Fractal-dimension-based classification of radiological images


Normal images Pathological images
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normal c as e 2,40 abnormal c as e

Pathological image

F rac tal d imens ion

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fra cta l d im ens ion

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Normal image
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Modeling of Three-Dimensional Objects Based on Series of Photograph Images

Axial modeling
Modeling of a 3D scene based on series of photographs taken axially with different depth-of-field
Method overview:
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Image registration Image fusion


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fusion by Discrete Wavelet Transform decomposition

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fusion by multiscale morphology convolution method exposure correction, noise removal Height Map generation

Isosurface generation Surface texturing and lighting

Reconstruction process
Image fusion
Image series
Registration + DWT Fusion + Height Map (pixel classificator)

Height map

Fusion result

Surface generation
Input Images

Texture & lighting

filtration + shape interpolation

3D model examples

Circular Modeling
Method overview:
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Reconstruction of 3D model from series of photographs taken around an object


Image segmentation Generation of simplified model of object Registration of input images to the model Object surface modeling
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Analysis of reconstructed image Control points calculation NURBS surface generation

Model texturing and lighting

Main applications:

1) Visualization in medicine 2) Image sequence stabilization 3) Creation of realistic threedimensional models

Reference: M. Mitschkea, N. Navabb: Recovering the X-ray projection geometry for three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction with additional sensors: Attached camera versus external navigation system, Medical Image Analysis 7 (2003) 65-78

Object generation and modeling


Input images Image segmentation mask generation

Simplified model creation

NURBS surface modeling

Texture & lighting

Face reconstruction (1)

Face reconstruction (2)

Face reconstruction (3)

Medical Image Processing

VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS OF TUMOURS

CLINICAL RESEARCH

Institute of Computer Science

Division of Complex Systems and Neurodynamics

Division profile
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Prof. Wiesaw A. Kamiski, Head Dr hab. Zbigniew witnicki Dr hab. Andrzej Krajka Dr Grzegorz M. Wjcik Dr Bogdan Ksiopolski Dr Tomasz urek Dr Jacek Krzaczkowski Dr Marek Gd

Computational Neuroscience
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Modelling & simulations of large biological neuroal networks. Liquid computing investigating neurlal dynamics of mammalian cortical microcircuits. Self-organised Criticality analysis of the nonlinear and chaotic dynamics of cortical columns.

Computational Neuroscience
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NESSIE NEuroinformatic System for Science, Industry and Education Web-based platform to design models and run simulations with GENESIS and PCSIM simulators www.nessie.edu.pl

NESSIE

Parallel computing
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Optimisation of neural simulations realised in GENESIS and PCSIM environments. Development of our own neural, platformindependent simulation language and system.

Parallel computing
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Optimisation of neural simulations realised in GENESIS and PCSIM environments. Development of our own neural, platformindependent simulation language and system.

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