About Associate Professor Tom Weidong Cai

Associate Professor Cai researches in the following areas: Multimedia Data Compression and Retrieval; Medical Image Processing and Analysis, and Fast Algorithms for Functional Imaging.

Selected publications

Refereed Journal Articles:
  • Y Song, W Cai, H Huang, X Wang, Y Zhou, M Fulham, D Feng, “Lesion Detection and Characterization with Context Driven Approximation in Thoracic FDG PET-CT Images of NSCLC Studies”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Accepted to appear.
  • Y Song, W Cai, H Huang, Y Wang, D Feng, M Chen, “Region-based Progressive Localization of Cell Nuclei in Microscopic Images with Data Adaptive Modeling”, BMC Bioinformatics, 14:173, pp1-16, 2013.
  • Y Song, W Cai, Y Zhou, D Feng, “Feature-based Image Patch Approximation for Lung Tissue Classification”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol.32, No.4, pp797-808, 2013.
  • Y Song, W Cai, J Kim, D Feng, “A Multi-Stage Discriminative Model for Tumor and Lymph Node Detection in Thoracic Images”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol.31, No.5, pp1061-1075, 2012. (The Google Publication Prize 2012)
  • W Deng, J Hu, J Guo, W Cai, D Feng, “Emulating Biological Strategies for Uncontrolled Face Recognition”, Pattern Recognition, Vol.43, Issue 6, pp2210-2223, 2010.
Refereed Conference Papers:
  • Y Song, W Cai, H Huang, X Wang, S Eberl, M Fulham, D Feng, “Similarity Guided Feature Labeling for Lesion Detection”, The 16th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2013), LNCS8149, pp284-291. (MICCAI Travel Award)
  • S Liu, Y Song, W Cai, S Pujol, R Kikinis, X Wang, D Feng, “Multifold Bayesian Kernelization in Alzheimer's Diagnosis”, The 16th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2013), LNCS8150, pp303-310. (MICCAI Travel Award)
  • Y Song, W Cai, S Huh, M Chen, T Kanade, Y Zhou, D Feng, “Discriminative Data Transform for Image Feature Extraction and Classification”, The 16th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2013), LNCS8150, pp452-459. (MICCAI Travel Award)
  • S Liu, W Cai, L Wen, D Feng, “Neuroimaging Biomarker based Prediction of Alzheimer's Disease Severity with Optimized Graph Construction”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2013), pp1324-1327.
  • Y Song, W Cai, Y Zhou, D Feng, “Thoracic Abnormality Detection with Data Adaptive Structure Estimation”, The 15th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2012), LNCS7510, pp74-81.