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Image-based Wrist Motion Tracking
Image-based Measurements and Models
Motion Tracking from Digitally Reconstructed Radiographs
GRACE: Geriatric Research in Ambulatory and Cognitive Excellence
Bioinformatics Visualization: Fixing Protein Sequences


Howard Aizenstein
William Anderst
Robert Boudreau
Koonwah Chen
Md. Abedul Haque
William Layton
Mary Letera
Timothy Luciani
Sriranjani Mandayam
Liz Marai
Adrian Maries
Revanth Reddy
Caterina Rosano
Scott Tashman
Ashwin Venkataraman
John Wenskovitch
Kim Wong
S. Levent Yilmaz








J. Aerts, G.E. Marai, K. Nieselt, C. Nielsen, M. Streit, D. Weiskopf, "Highlights from the 5th Symposium on Biological Data Visualization: Part 1", BMC Bioinformatics, Vol. 16(0), pp. 1--2, 2015. (bibtex: Aerts-2015-HFT).
J. Aerts2, G.E. Marai, K. Nieselt, C. Nielsen, M. Streit, D. Weiskopf, "Highlights from the 5th Symposium on Biological Data Visualization: Part 2", BMC Proceedings, Vol. 9(0), pp. 1--2, 2015. (bibtex: Aerts2-2015-HFT).

G.E. Marai, "Visual Scaffolding in Integrated Spatial and Nonspatial Visual Analysis", The Sixth International Eurovis workshop on Visual Analytics EuroVA’15, pp. 1--5, 2015. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2015-VSI).


T. Luciani, J. Wenskovitch, K. Chen, D. Koes, T. Travers, G.E. Marai, "FixingTIM: Interactive Exploration of Sequence and Structural Data to Identify Functional Mutations in Protein Families", BMC Proceedings 2014, 8(Suppl 2):S3, Vol. 0(8), pp. 1--9, Aug 2014. (pdf) (bibtex: Luciani-2014-FIE).
G.E. Marai, S. O’Donoghue, C. Bartlett and J. Aerts (editors), "BMC Bioinformatics Biological Data Visualization Series", BioMed Central, Vol. 0(0), pp. 1--100, 2014. (bibtex: Marai-2014-BBB).
N. Mays, C. Rosano, H.J. Aizenstein, R. Boudreau, G.E. Marai, A. Maries, W.J. Layton, F. Thomas, K. Yaffe, L.J. Launer. A.B. Newman, "Using iterated Tikhonov regularization with the L-curve method to Quantify the Correlation Between Neuroimaging and Gait Data", Journal of Computer Math, Vol. 0(0), pp. 1--27, 2014. In Review. (pdf) (bibtex: Mays-2014-UIT).



Md. A. Haque, G. E. Marai, "A Semi-Automated Method for Subject-Specific Modeling of the Spinal Canal from Computed Tomography Images and Dynamic Radiographs", The 18th International Workshop on Vision, Modeling and Visualization, pp. 1--8, Sep 2013. (pdf) (bibtex: Haque-2013-ASA).
Md. A. Haque, W. Anderst, S. Tashman, G.E. Marai, "Hierarchical Model-based Tracking of Cervical Vertebrae from Dynamic Biplane Radiographs", Journal of Medical Engineering and Physics, Vol. 35(7), pp. 994--1004, Jul 2013. (pdf) (bibtex: Haque-2013-HMB).

Md. A. Haque, G. E. Marai, "Image to Mesh: Spinal Ligament 3D Surface Models from Bone Volume Images and Dynamic Radiographs", MeshMed: Workshop on Mesh Processing in Medical Imaging, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2013, pp. 1--12, Sep 2013. (pdf) (bibtex: Haque-2013-ITM).
A. Maries, N. Mays, M. Olson Hunt, K.F. Wong, W. Layton, R. Boudreau, C. Rosano, G.E. Marai, "GRACE: A Visual Comparison Framework for Integrated Spatial and Non-Spatial Geriatric Data", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proceedings Scientific Visualization 2013), Vol. 19(12), pp. 1--10, Dec 2013. (pdf) (bibtex: Maries-2013-GAV).
IEEE BioVis'13 Data Contest Visualization Award
J. Wenskovitch, T. Luciani, K. Chen, G.E. Marai, "Fixing TIM: Identifying Functional Mutations in Protein Families through the Interactive Exploration of Sequence and Structural Data", IEEE BioVis 2013 Data Competition, pp. 1--4, 2013. (pdf) (bibtex: Wenskovitch-2013-FTI).



Md. A. Haque, W. Anderst, S. Tashman, G.E. Marai, "Validation of a Non-invasive Automated Hierarchical Method to Precisely Measure Lumbar Spine Movement", The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, pp. 1--1, Feb 2012. (pdf) (bibtex: Haque-2012-VOA).



A. Maries, S. Mandayam, C. Rosano, G.E. Marai, "Visual Analysis of Brain/Gait Correlations", IEEE Visualization 2011, Poster Abstracts with System Demonstration, pp. 1--2, 2011. (pdf) (bibtex: Maries-2011-VAO).



G.E. Marai, J.J. Crisco, D.H. Laidlaw, "A Kinematics-Based Method for Evaluating the Stabilizing Role of Ligaments in the Carpal Joint", 16th Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics, pp. 0--0, Mar 2008. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2008-AKB).


J.J. Crisco, D. Moore, G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, E. Akelman, A. C. Weiss, S.W. Wolfe, "Effects of Distal Radius Malunion on Distal Radioulnar Joint Mechanics -- An In-Vivo Study", Journal of Orthopedic Research, Vol. 25(1), pp. 547--555, Jan 2007. (pdf) (bibtex: Crisco-2007-EOD).
G.E. Marai, "Data-driven Predictive Modeling of Diarthrodial Joints", Ph.D. Dissertation, Brown University, Vol. 0(5), pp. 0--0, May 2007. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2007-DDP).



G.E. Marai, J.J. Crisco, D.H. Laidlaw, "A Kinematics-Based Method for Generating Cartilage Maps and Deformations in the Multi-Articulating Wrist Joint From CT Images", IEEE 2006 Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'06), pp. 2079--2082, Sep 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2006-AKB).
G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, J.J. Crisco, "Super-Resolution Registration Using Tissue-Classified Distance Fields", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 25(2), pp. 177--187, Feb 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2006-SRR).



G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, "Markerless inter-subject bone shape matching using 2D projections", MICCAI 2005 short papers, pp. 0--0, 2005. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2005-MIS).



G. E. Marai, C. Demiralp, S. Andrews, D. H. Laidlaw, "JointViewer -- an interactive system for exploring orthopedic data", IEEE Visualization 2004 Poster Compendium, pp. 0--0, 2004. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2004-JAI).



J.J. Crisco, G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, D. Moore, E. Akelman, "Kinematic and mechanical changes in the distal radioulnar joint (druj) of patients with malunited distal radius fractures", 49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, pp. 0--0, 2003. (pdf) (bibtex: Crisco-2003-KAM).

G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, J.J. Coburn, M.A. Upal, J.J. Crisco, "A 3D Method for Segmenting and Registering Carpal Bones from CT Volume Images", Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, pp. 0--0, 2003. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2003-A3M).
G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, C. Demiralp, S. Andrews, C.M. Grimm, J.J. Crisco, "Estimating Joint Contact Areas and Ligament Lengths from Bone Kinematics and Surfaces", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 51(5), pp. 790--799, May 2003. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2003-EJC).



G.E. Marai, D.H. Laidlaw, C. Demiralp, C. Grimm, J.J. Crisco, D. Moore, A.E. Akelman, "Contact Areas and Ligament Lengths are Abnormal in Patients with Malunited Distal Radius Fracture Despite Normal Radioulnar Kinematics", 4th World Congress Biomechanics, pp. 0--0, Aug 2002. (pdf) (bibtex: Marai-2002-CAA).


C. Demiralp, G.E. Marai, S. Andrews, D.H. Laidlaw, J.J. Crisco, C. Grimm, "Modeling and Visualization of Inter-Bone Distances in Joints", IEEE Visualization 2001, Work in Progress Proc., Vol. 0(0), pp. 0--0, 2001. (pdf) (bibtex: Demiralp-2001-MAV).