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PUBLICATIONS

Technical Reports:


[1] Z. Liang, R. Jaszczak, and Hiram Hart (1992), “On Bayesian Image Reconstruction from Projections: Multinomial prior and local correlation”, Technical Report No. IRIS-92-1.

[2] Z. Liang (1993), “On the Derivation of EM-type Reconstruction Algorithms”, Technical Report No. IRIS-93-1.

[3] Z. Liang, J. Ye, and D. Harrington (1993), “Reconstruction of Object-specific Attenuation Map Using Three-head SPECT System for Quantitative Cardiac Imaging”, Technical Report No. IRIS-93-2.

[4] J. Ye, Z. Liang, and D. Harrington (1994), “Accurate Analytical Compensation for Non-uniformly Attenuated Brain SPECT Using Enlarged Uniform Attenuation Map”, Technical Report No. IRIS-94-1.

[5] Z. Liang, D. Wang, J. Ye, H. Li, C. Roque, and D. Harrington (1994), “Automating Intensity-variation Correction for Segmentation of Brain Tissues from Multi-spectral MR Images”, Technical Report No. IRIS-94-2.

[6] Z. Liang, J. Ye, J. Cheng, and D. Harrington (1995), “On the Inversion of Exponential Radon Transform for Quantitative Brain SPECT”, Technical Report No. IRIS-95-1.

[7] Z. Liang, J. Cheng, and J. Ye (1995), “Validation of the Central-ray Approximation for Quantitative SPECT Reconstruction”, Technical Report No. IRIS-95-2.

[8] J. Cheng, Z. Liang, and J. Ye (1996), “Frequency-domain Approaches to Quantitative Brain SPECT with Object-specific Attenuation”, Technical Report No. IRIS-96-1.

[9] Z. Liang, J. Ye, J. Cheng, and D. Harrington (1996), “Quantitative Chest SPECT in Three Dimensions: An efficient simultaneous compensation approach”, Technical Report No. IRIS-96-2.

[10] Z. Liang, J. Ye, J. Cheng, J. Li, and D. Harrington (1997), “Analytical Inversion for Quantitative SPECT Imaging Including Photon Attenuation and Resolution Variation”, Technical Report No. IRIS-97-1.

[11] Z. Liang, J. Cheng, and J. Ye (1997), “An Analytical Simulator for Quantitative SPECT Imaging by Tracing First-order Scatters and Central-ray Attenuation Factors”, Technical Report No. IRIS-97-2.

[12] J. Li, Z. Liang, H. Kuan, J. You, C. Wong, G. Wang, F. Yang, D. Schlyer, N. Volkow, and D. Harrington (1998), “Frequency-Domain Analyses of Collimator for F-18 SPECT Imaging/Sampling Issues in High Energy SPECT Imaging”, Technical Report No. IRIS-98-1.

[13] J. You, G. Han, and Z. Liang (1998), “A 4D Poisson Impulse Field Analysis on Noise Propagation for Quantitative SPECT Imaging”, Technical Report No. IRIS-98-2.

[14] L. Li, J. Li, G. Han, and Z. Liang (1998), “Analysis of Point-source Measurements for PSF Construction and Scatter Compensation”, Technical Report No. IRIS-98-3.

[15] X. Hao, G. Han, J. You, and Z. Liang (1998), “Accurate Determination of the Head Boundary from Scatter Data for Analytical Inversion of the Exponential Radon Transform”, Technical Report No. IRIS-98-4.

[16] D. Chen, Z. Liang, M. Wax, B. Li, and A. Kaufman (1999), “A Novel Approach to Extract Colon Wall from CT Images for Virtual Colonoscopy”, Technical Report No. IRIS-99-1.

[17] G. Han and Z. Liang (2001), “Fast 3D ML-EM Reconstruction for Cardiac SPECT with Varying Focal-length Fan-beam Collimators”, Technical Report No. IRIS-01-1.

[18] X. Li, G. Han, H. Lu, L. Li, and Z. Liang (2001), “An Energy Spectrum Based Scatter Estimation Method Using Triple Energy Window Acquisitions”, Technical Report No. IRIS-01-2.

[19] H. Lu, Z. Liang, I. Hsiao, X. Li, and L. Li (2001), “Spatial Resolution Characteristics of K-L Domain Adaptive Wiener Filtering on Poisson Noise in SPECT Sinogram Space”, Technical Report No.IRIS-01-3.

[20] Z. Wang and Z. Liang (2002), “Feature Based Rendering for Partial Volume Mixture Datasets”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, August 20, 2002.

[21] J. Wen, T. Li, X. Li, and Z. Liang (2002), “An Approximated Inversion of Attenuated Radon Transform for SPECT Reconstruction with Fan-beam and Variable focal-length Fan-beam Collimators”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, August 25, 2002.

[22] X. Li, L. Li, D. Eremina, and Z. Liang (2003), “An EM Framework for Mixture Segmentation of CT and MR Images”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, April 10, 2003.

[23] Z. Wang, S. Lakare, L. Li, V. Srivastava, A. Kaufman, and Z. Liang (2003), “Computer Aided Detection of Colonic Polyps Using both 3D Morphological and Texture Features”, Technical Report of Departments of Radiology and Computer Science, SUNY-SB, June 5, 2003.

[24] Z. Liang, D. Chen, S. Lakare, L. Li, M. Wax, J. Anderson, A. Kaufman, and D. Harrington (2003), “A Feasibility on Laxative-free Virtual Colonoscopy”, Technical Report of Departments of Radiology and Computer Science, SUNY-SB, December 1, 2003.

[25] Z. Liang, S. Lakare, D. Chen, M. Wax, J. Anderson, A. Kaufman, and D. Harrington (2003), “A Feasibility on Less-stressful Bowel Preparation for Virtual Colonoscopy Screening with Follow-up Biopsy by Optical Colonoscopy”, Technical Report of Departments of Radiology and Computer Science, SUNY-SB, December 15, 2003.

[26] H. Cohen, E. Fiore, E. Posniak, M. Zawin, J. Anderson, D. Harrington, and Z. Liang (2004), “A Retrospective Study of Virtual Colonoscopy Against Optical Colonoscopy”, Technical Report of Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, January 20, 2004.

[27] J. You, T. Li, and Z. Liang (2004), “A Classical FBP Implementation of Novikov’s Inversion of Attenuated Radon Transform for Quantitative SPECT Imaging”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, March 15, 2004.

[28] J. Wang, T. Li, H. Lu, X. Li, and Z. Liang (2004), “An Effective Noise Reduction Method for Low-dose CT Imaging: Simulation and experimental studies”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, April 15, 2004.

[29] X. Li, L. Li, H. Lu, T. Li, G. Han, and Z. Liang (2004), “An Investigation on Energy Spectrum-based Scatter Estimation Using Triple-energy Window Acquisition Strategy for Tc-99m SPECT Imaging”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, August 15, 2004.

[30] J. You and Z. Liang (2005), “A Reconstruction Scheme for the Limited Angle Problem in Tomography”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, April 20, 2005.

[31] J. You and Z. Liang (2005), “Noise Analysis and Treatment for SPECT Imaging via a FBP Algorithm with Classical Filters”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, April 28, 2005.

[32] J. You and Z. Liang (2005), “SPECT Image Reconstruction Using Novikov’s Inversion Formula for Circularly Rotating Collimators”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, May 5, 2005.

[33] S. Wang, L. Li, Z. Wang, S. Mankes, H. Cohen, J. Chen, and Z. Liang, (2006), “Implementation and Preliminary Evaluation of a Mixture Segmentation Algorithm for Electronic Colon Cleansing in Virtual Colonoscopy”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, October 10, 2006.

[34] J. Wang, D, Eremina, H. Lu, G. Zhang, J. Chen, J. Manzione, and Z. Liang (2007), “An Experimental Study on the Noise Properties of Preprocessed X-ray Sinogram Data in Radon Space”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, February 10, 2007.

[35] W. Moore, J. Wang, E. Kaloudis, and Z. Liang (2007), “A Novel Noise Reduction Technique for Low-dose CT of the Lungs”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, May 10, 2007.

[36] J. You, T. Li and Z. Liang (2007), “An Investigation on FBP Reconstruction for Attenuated Radon Transform with Partial Data”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, May 15, 2007.

[37] H. Zhu, S. Wang, H. Lu, and Z. Liang (2008), “Computer-aided Detection of Colonic Polyps in Volumetric Mucosa for CT Colonography”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, March 15, 2008.

[38] H. Zhu, Z. iang, P. Pickhardt, M. Barish, J. You, S. Wang, Y. Fan, E. Posniak, H. Cohen, and R. Richards (2009): “Increasing Computer-aided Detection Specificity by Projection Features for CT Colonography” , Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, March 25, 2009.

[39] S. Wang, H. Zhu, and Z. iang (2009): “An Adaptive Feature Selection for Computer-aided Detection of Colonic Polyps in CT Colonography”, Technical Report of IRIS Laboratory, Department of Radiology, SUNY-SB, May 5, 2009.