IST 2019


Imaging Informatics and Artificial Intelligence

  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Integration of Imaging Informatics and Bioinformatics

Robotic Vision & Industry 4

  • Machine vision, inspection, and artificial intelligence
  • Cognitive vision systems
  • Bioinspired robotic vision systems
  • 2-d, 3-d, 4-d imaging
  • Light Illumination architectures
  • Medical surgical robotics
  • Block chain and distributed robotic vision sensing
  • Human visual system-based Imaging
  • Mobile Robotic Vision
  • Logistics and e-commerce

Medical Diagnostics & Imaging to Biology

  • Big Data Analysis and imaging
  • Immunohistochemical digital imaging
  • Translational imaging and theranostics
  • Molecular imaging and biology, Omics, biomarkers, metabolites
  • Virtual pathology
  • Pharmaco-imaging in drugs and medicine, drug characterization
  • Omics instrumentation and imaging

Medical Image Modalities

  • Optical polarimetric reflectance spectroscopy
  • Optical multispectral imaging,
  • Narrow band imaging.
  • Laser Acoustics
  • Raman scattering, laser acoustics, 
  • High magnification bronchovideoscopy,
  • Fluorescence and autofluorescence
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT),
  • Surgical guidance imaging

On-Chip Signal or Image Processing

  • Image sensors for 3D imaging
  • Bio-inspired image sensor

Medical Image Analysis, Processing, & Image Visualization

  • Image analysis
  • Wavelets and fractals
  • Deep learning
  • Image registration
  • Image Segmentation
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Feature Extraction
  • Texture Analysis
  • Applications of medical image processing
  • Exploratory data analysis and big data
  • ET, MRI, CT, SPECT, microscopy.
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT)

Imaging Devices & Techniques

  • Imaging sensors and detectors
  • Cameras, microscopy, spectroscopy, displays, device miniaturization
  • Computer graphics and imaging.
  • Imaging, machine learning, and GPU processors
  • Tomographic Scanners: ECT, Inverse scattering, Industrial Scanners
  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Emerging imaging trends
  • Web-based remote diagnosis
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Imaging
  • Cloud Computing, Imaging, and mobile Platforms
  • Cybersecurity and Imaging

High-end Image Sensors

  • High speed
  • Large format
  • Ultra low power
  • Ultra low noise
  • Very high dynamic range
  • On-chip processing for smarter sensors

Image Sensors Assessment & Novel Implementations or Applications

  • Hyperspectral image sensors or camera
  • Image sensors for computational imaging
  • Image sensors for automotive applications
  • Image sensors used in integrated networks (internet of things)
  • Image sensors for drones and autonomous vehicles
  • Sensor fusion

Emerging Imaging Trends

  • Web-based remote diagnosis
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Imaging
  • Cloud Computing, Imaging, and mobile Platforms
  • Cybersecurity and Imaging
  • Smart Cities and Imaging
  • High Precision Agriculture

Remote Sensing & Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles

  • Remote sensing, ladars & lidars
  • Autonomous aerial and underwater imaging systems
  • Bioinspired robotic vision systems
  • Electromagnetic scattering
  • Advanced space instruments and satellite imaging
  • Sensors for aerospace applications
  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Spectral registration
  • High dimensional data reduction in spectral bands

Imaging Tools

  • Texture Analysis
  • Image quality Assessment
  • Image restoration
  • Super-resolution Imaging
  • Human visual system based Imaging
  • Compressive sensing for imaging
  • Image enhancement

Mobile Platforms, Wireless Image Transmission & Cybersecurity

  • Embedded imaging, mobile and communication applications
  • Web-based remote diagnosis

Multimedia Retrieval in Spectral Imaging

  • Content-based retrieval in hyper/multi-spectral domain
  • Summarization tools in hyper/multi-spectral domain
  • Relevance feedback techniques to assist experts in taking complex decisions
  • Behavioral analysis and actions recognition for complex engineering applications
  • 4D/5D image reconstruction
  • Semantic representation and content enrichment

Real life Imaging Applications & Challenges

  • Homeland security, surveillance, inspection and monitoring
  • Industrial Inspection and material characterization
  • Semiconductor wafers, solar cells, nanomaterials, biomaterials and composites
  • Pharmaceutical and food processing vision inspection system
  • Image phenomenology and processing-active-passive sensors and illumination technologies
  • Urban planning, civil engineering monitoring & transportation
  • Environmental monitoring & early detection of natural hazards
  • Cultural heritage applications