Sunday, September 13

19.00                     Meet and Greet (The Architect Pub)

Monday, September 14

09:00 – 09:15    Opening
09:15 – 10:15     Keynote by Denis Noble: What is Life? A Systems Biology Perspective
10:15 – 10:45     Break
10:45 – 12:05     Segmentation and Registration  (4 papers)
12:05 – 13:30     Lunch
13:30 – 14:50     Molecular Visualization and Visual Analytics (4 papers)
14:50 – 15:30     Break / Poster Session  (8 Posters)
15:30 – 16:50     Volume Visualization (4 papers)

17.30                     Museum and City Walls
19.00                    Workshop Dinner (Chester Abode)

Tuesday, September 15

09:00 – 10:20    Visual Computing for Vessel Structures (4 papers)
10:20 – 10:50     Break
10:50 – 12:30     Haptics and Interaction (5 papers)
12:30 – 13:40     Lunch
13:40 – 14:40     Keynote by Stéphane Cotin:  Numerical Simulation in Medicine
14:40 – 15:10     Closing Ceremonies

Paper and Poster Presentations

Segmentation and Registration

  • CoWRadar: Visual Quantification of the Circle of Willis in Stroke Patients. Miao, Haichao; Mistelbauer, Gabriel; Gröller, Eduard
  • Visual Analysis of Medical Image Segmentation Feature Space for Interactive Supervised Classification. Molchanov, Vladimir; Chitiboi, Teodora; Linsen, Lars
  • Uncertainty Estimation and Visualization for Multi-modal Image Segmentation. Al-Taie, Ahmed; Hahn, Horst; Linsen, Lars
  • Image registration methods for patient-specific virtual physiological human models. Oliveira, Julia; Giessler, Paul; Deserno, Thomas

Molecular Visualization and Visual Analytics

  • FoldSynth: Interactive Multimedia 2D/3D Visualisation Platform for Molecular Strands. Todd, Stephen; Todd, Peter; Fol Leymarie, Frederic; Latham, William; Kelley, Lawrence; Sternberg, Michael; Hugues, Jim; Taylor, Stephen
  • Instant visualization of secondary structures of molecular models. Hermosilla, Pedro; Vinacua, Alvar; Vázquez, Pere-Pau
  • CellVIEW: Illustrative Multi-scale Rendering of Large Biomolecular Datasets. le Muzic, Mathieu; Autin, Ludovic; Parulek, Julius; Viola, Ivan
  • Discovering Medical Knowledge Using Visual Analytics. Sturm, Werner; Schreck, Tobias; Holzinger, Andreas; Ullrich, Torsten

Volume Visualization

  • Interactive Position-dependent Customization of Transfer Function Classification Parameters in Volume Rendering. Brix, Tobias; Scherzinger, Aaron; Völker, Andreas; Hinrichs, Klaus
  • Motion-moderated 2D Transfer Function for Volume Rendering 4D CMR Data. Walton, Simon; Chen, Min; Holloway, Cameron
  • Illustrative Multi-volume Rendering for PET/CT Scans. Lawonn, Kai; Smit, Noeska; Preim, Bernhard; Vilanova, Anna;
  • Fiber Stipples for Crossing Tracts in Probabilistic Tractography. Reichenbach, Andre; Goldau, Mathias; Hlawitschka, Mario

Visual Computing for Vessel Structures

  • Automated Artery Identification in Various Field-of-View CTA scans. Major, David; Novikov, Alexey; Wimmer, Maria; Hladuvka, Jiri; Bühler, Katja
  • A Two-Level Cascade Classification Algorithm for Real-Time Bifurcation Detection in CTA Images of Blood Vessels. Novikov, Alexey; Wimmer, Maria; Major, David; Bühler, Katja
  • A Survey of Cardiac 4D PC-MRI Data Processing. Köhler, Benjamin; Born, Silvia; van Pelt, Roy; Preim, Uta; Preim, Bernhard
  • Histology-Based Evaluation of Optical Coherence Tomographic Characteristics of the Cerebral Artery Wall via Virtual Inflating. Glasser, Sylvia; Hoffmann, Thomas; Boese, Axel; Voß, Samuel; Kalinski, Thomas ; Skalej, Martin; Preim, Bernhard

Haptics and Interaction

  • Haptics-based Modelling of Pigmented Skin Lesions. Granados, Alejandro; Bryan, James; Osborne, Genevieve; Bello, Fernando
  • Simulation-based Ultrasound Training Supported by Annotations, Haptics and Linked Multimodal Views. Law, Yuen; Knott, Thomas; Pick, Sebastian; Weyers, Benjamin; Kuhlen, Torsten
  • Exploration of 3D Medical Image Data for Interventional Radiology using Myoelectric Gesture Control. Hettig, Julian; Mewes, André; Riabikin, Oleksandr; Skalej, Martin; Preim, Bernhard; Hansen, Christian
  • QuantiScale: A Study in Redesigning Interactions
 for Multi-Touch. Ritter, Felix; Al Issawi, Jumana; Benten, Simon
  • Schematic Electrode Map for Navigation in Neuro Data Sets. Schulte zu Berge, Christian; Weiss, Jakob; Navab, Nassir


  • Accuracy Assessment of Free Hand Grasping Interaction in Mixed Reality. Maadh Al Kalbani and Ian Williams
  • Challenges and Technologies for Low Cost Wheelchair Simulation. Christopher J. Headleand, Thomas Day, Serban R. Pop, Panagiotis D. Ritsos and Nigel W. John
  • SWiFT Seeing the Wood From the Trees: helping people make sense of their health data. Dan Brown, David Duce, Rachel Franklin, Rachel Harrison, Clare Martin, Marion Waite
  • Visualisation of PET data in the Fly Algorithm. Zainab Ali Abbood, Jean.-Marie. Rocchisani and Franck P. Vidal
  • Simulated Motion Artefact in Computed Tomography. Franck P. Vidal and Pierre-Frédéric Villard
  • A Haptics-enabled Simulator for Transperineal Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy. Panagiotis D. Ritsos, Marc R. Edwards, Iqbal S. Shergill and Nigel W. John                  
  • A Statistical Method for Surface Detection. Samuel Smith and Ian Williams
  • Automatic real-time annotation of important landmarks in ultrasound-guided femoral nerve blocks. Frank Lindseth, Linda Leidig and Erik Smistad
  • Parametric-based reconstruction of 3D mesh models; towards the generation of a parametric human foot biomodel. Alexander Agathos and Philip Azariadis