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William Higgins

TitleProfessor
InstitutionPennsylvania State University
DepartmentElectrical Engineering
Address121 Electric Engineering East University Park, PA 16802
Phone8148650186
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    1. Cheirsilp R, Bascom R, Allen TW, Higgins WE. Thoracic cavity definition for 3D PET/CT analysis and visualization. Comput Biol Med. 2015 Jul; 62:222-38. PMID: 25957746; PMCID: PMC4429311.
    2. Khare R, Bascom R, Higgins WE. Hands-Free System for Bronchoscopy Planning and Guidance. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2015 Dec; 62(12):2794-811. PMID: 25675452.
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    3. Gibbs JD, Graham MW, Bascom R, Cornish DC, Khare R, Higgins WE. Optimal procedure planning and guidance system for peripheral bronchoscopy. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Mar; 61(3):638-57. PMID: 24235246.
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    4. Merritt SA, Khare R, Bascom R, Higgins WE. Interactive CT-video registration for the continuous guidance of bronchoscopy. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2013 Aug; 32(8):1376-96. PMID: 23508260; PMCID: PMC3911781.
    5. Graham MW, Gibbs JD, Higgins WE. Computer-based route-definition system for peripheral bronchoscopy. J Digit Imaging. 2012 Apr; 25(2):307-17. PMID: 22083553; PMCID: PMC3295963.
    6. Lu K, Higgins WE. Segmentation of the central-chest lymph nodes in 3D MDCT images. Comput Biol Med. 2011 Sep; 41(9):780-9. PMID: 21752358; PMCID: PMC3156854.
    7. Lu K, Taeprasartsit P, Bascom R, Mahraj RP, Higgins WE. Automatic definition of the central-chest lymph-node stations. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2011 Jul; 6(4):539-55. PMID: 21359877; PMCID: PMC3111859.
    8. Graham MW, Gibbs JD, Cornish DC, Higgins WE. Robust 3-D airway tree segmentation for image-guided peripheral bronchoscopy. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2010 Apr; 29(4):982-97. PMID: 20335095.
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    9. Gibbs JD, Graham MW, Higgins WE. 3D MDCT-based system for planning peripheral bronchoscopic procedures. Comput Biol Med. 2009 Mar; 39(3):266-79. PMID: 19217089; PMCID: PMC2674334.
    10. Yu KC, Gibbs JD, Graham MW, Higgins WE. Image-based reporting for bronchoscopy. J Digit Imaging. 2010 Feb; 23(1):39-50. PMID: 19050956; PMCID: PMC3043745.
    11. Merritt SA, Gibbs JD, Yu KC, Patel V, Rai L, Cornish DC, Bascom R, Higgins WE. Image-guided bronchoscopy for peripheral lung lesions: a phantom study. Chest. 2008 Nov; 134(5):1017-1026. PMID: 18583513.
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    12. Dolina MY, Cornish DC, Merritt SA, Rai L, Mahraj R, Higgins WE, Bascom R. Interbronchoscopist variability in endobronchial path selection: a simulation study. Chest. 2008 Apr; 133(4):897-905. PMID: 18263679.
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    13. Higgins WE, Helferty JP, Lu K, Merritt SA, Rai L, Yu KC. 3D CT-video fusion for image-guided bronchoscopy. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2008 Apr; 32(3):159-73. PMID: 18096365; PMCID: PMC2291146.
    14. Helferty JP, Sherbondy AJ, Kiraly AP, Higgins WE. Computer-based System for the Virtual-Endoscopic Guidance of Bronchoscopy. Comput Vis Image Underst. 2007 Nov; 108(1-2):171-187. PMID: 18978928.
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    15. Yu KC, Ritman EL, Higgins WE. System for the analysis and visualization of large 3D anatomical trees. Comput Biol Med. 2007 Dec; 37(12):1802-20. PMID: 17669390; PMCID: PMC2131762.
    16. Kiraly AP, Helferty JP, Hoffman EA, McLennan G, Higgins WE. Three-dimensional path planning for virtual bronchoscopy. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2004 Nov; 23(11):1365-79. PMID: 15554125.
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    17. Wan SY, Higgins WE. Symmetric region growing. IEEE Trans Image Process. 2003; 12(9):1007-15. PMID: 18237973.
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    18. Kiraly AP, Higgins WE, McLennan G, Hoffman EA, Reinhardt JM. Three-dimensional human airway segmentation methods for clinical virtual bronchoscopy. Acad Radiol. 2002 Oct; 9(10):1153-68. PMID: 12385510.
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    19. Swift RD, Kiraly AP, Sherbondy AJ, Austin AL, Hoffman EA, McLennan G, Higgins WE. Automatic axis generation for virtual bronchoscopic assessment of major airway obstructions. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2002 Mar-Apr; 26(2):103-18. PMID: 11818189.
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    20. Wan SY, Ritman EL, Higgins WE. Multi-generational analysis and visualization of the vascular tree in 3D micro-CT images. Comput Biol Med. 2002 Mar; 32(2):55-71. PMID: 11879820.
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    21. Turlington JZ, Higgins WE. New techniques for efficient sliding thin-slab volume visualization. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2001 Aug; 20(8):823-35. PMID: 11513033.
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    22. Helferty JP, Zhang C, McLennan G, Higgins WE. Videoendoscopic distortion correction and its application to virtual guidance of endoscopy. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2001 Jul; 20(7):605-17. PMID: 11465467.
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    23. Wan SY, Kiraly AP, Ritman EL, Higgins WE. Extraction of the hepatic vasculature in rats using 3-D micro-CT images. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2000 Sep; 19(9):964-71. PMID: 11127609.
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    24. Ramaswamy K, Higgins WE. Interactive dynamic navigation for virtual endoscopy. Comput Biol Med. 1999 Sep; 29(5):303-31. PMID: 10463797.
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    25. Hansen MW, Higgins WE. Watershed-based maximum-homogeneity filtering. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1999; 8(7):982-8. PMID: 18267512.
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    26. Higgins WE, Ramaswamy K, Swift RD, McLennan G, Hoffman EA. Virtual bronchoscopy for three--dimensional pulmonary image assessment: state of the art and future needs. Radiographics. 1998 May-Jun; 18(3):761-78. PMID: 9599397.
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    27. Higgins WE, Swift RD. Distributed system for processing 3D medical images. Comput Biol Med. 1997 Mar; 27(2):97-115. PMID: 9158917.
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    28. Reinhardt JM, Higgins WE. Efficient morphological shape representation. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1996; 5(1):89-101. PMID: 18285092.
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    29. Higgins WE, Spyra WT, Karwoski RA, Ritman EL. System for analyzing high-resolution three-dimensional coronary angiograms. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1996; 15(3):377-85. PMID: 18215918.
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    30. Higgins WE, Orlick CJ, Ledell BE. Nonlinear filtering approach to 3-D gray-scale image interpolation. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1996; 15(4):580-7. PMID: 18215939.
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    31. Sundaramoorthy G, Hoford JD, Hoffman EA, Higgins WE. IMPROMPTU: a system for automatic 3D medical image-analysis. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1995 Jan-Feb; 19(1):131-43. PMID: 7736412.
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    32. Dunn D, Higgins WE. Optimal Gabor filters for texture segmentation. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1995; 4(7):947-64. PMID: 18290045.
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    33. Higgins WE, Ojard EJ. Interactive morphological watershed analysis for 3D medical images. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1993 Jul-Oct; 17(4-5):387-95. PMID: 8306314.
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    34. Higgins WE, Morice C, Ritman EL. Shape-based interpolation of tree-like structures in three-dimensional images. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1993; 12(3):439-50. PMID: 18218436.
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    35. Higgins WE, Chung N, Ritman EL. LV chamber extraction from 3-D CT images--accuracy and precision. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1992 Jan-Feb; 16(1):17-26. PMID: 1555178.
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    36. Higgins WE, Chung N, Ritman EL. Extraction of left-ventricular chamber from 3-D CT images of the heart. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1990; 9(4):384-95. PMID: 18222786.
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    37. Higgins WE, Munson DR. A Hankel transform approach to tomographic image reconstruction. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1988; 7(1):59-72. PMID: 18230454.
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