Publication

Papers published in refereed journals

  1. Nika, V., Babyn, P., and Zhu, H., EigenBlock Algorithm for Change Detection An Application of Adaptive Dictionary Learning Techniques,” Journal of Computational Science, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp 527 - 535, 2013.
  1. Nika, V., Babyn, P., Zhu, H., Change detection of medical images using dictionary learning techniques and principal component analysis. J. Med. Imag., Vol. 1, issue 2, pp 024502, 2014.
  1. Nika V, Babyn P, Zhu H (2015) Change Detection of Medical Images for Three Dimensional Volumetric Data. J Theor Comput Sci 2: 135. doi:10.4172/jtco.1000135

Related Conference Proceedings

  1. Nika, V., Babyn, P., Zhu, H. AEDL Algorithm for Change Detection in Medical Images An Application of Adaptive Dictionary Learning Techniques, in Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Medical Imaging Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI: STMI, pp 14-21, 2012.
  1. Nika, V., Babyn, P., and Zhu, H., Change Detection of Medical Images Using Dictionary Learning Techniques and PCA, Medical Imaging 2014: Computer Aided Diagnosis, in Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9035, 903506, 2014.

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Papers in Preparation

  • Subspace – based learning using Structure Principle Component Analysis (SPCA)

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Research Funding

  • February 2011– September 2011: MITACS, Grant, $30,000.

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Conference Presentations

Presentations as Invited Conference Speaker

  • Change Detection of Medical Images Using Dictionary Learning Techniques and PCA, Medical Imaging 2014: Computer Aided Diagnosis, San Diego, February, 2014.
  • EigenBlockCD-2: A Change Detection Algorithm of Medical Images Using Dictionary Learning Techniques and PCA, Southern Ontario Numerical Analysis Day 2014 (SONAD), York University, Thursday May 15, 2014.
  • Change Detection of MR images using EigenBlockCD Algorithm, SharcNet Research Day, Sheridan College, May 16, 2013
  • AEDL Algorithm for Change Detection in Medical Images An Application of Adaptive Dictionary Learning Techniques, Conference on Medical Imaging Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI: STMI, Nice, France, October, 2012.
  • Adaptive EigenBlock Dictionary Learning (AEDL-CD) Algorithm for Change Detection in Medical Images, SharcNet Research Day, University of Guelph, May 23, 2012.

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 Presentations in Minisymposia / Themed Conference Sessions

  • EigenBlockCD-3D Algorithm for 3 Dimensional MR Volumetric Images, Minisymposium on Mathematics and Medical Imaging I, 4th Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society Annual Meeting, CAIMS, Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, June 22 to 26, 2014.
  • Denoising With Adaptive Eigenblock Dictionary Learning, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto, Canada, July, 2012
  • Detecting Current Density Vector Coherent Movement, Industrial Problem-Solving Workshop on Medical Imaging, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto, Canada, August 2012

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Presentations in Mathematics Education Themed Conferences

  • Enrichment in Mathematics – Training Teachers and Students for Math Contests and Olympiads, Toronto Educators Association for Mathematics, TEAMS, October 2014, Toronto, and Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators, OAME, May, 2015.
  • Analytic Geometry and Rene Descartes – Curve Sketching Devices, Toronto Educators Association for Mathematics, TEAMS, October 2012,
  • Bringing Reality into the Classroom – Form Traditional Paper and Pencil to Dynamic Learning Environment, Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Annual Meeting, CAIMS, June 24-28, 2012.
  • Using Technology to Increase Student Engagement in Mathematics – GSP(Geometer SketchPad), Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators, OAME, May, 2012
  • Some Theorems and Formulas Seem Much More Difficult Than They Really Are, Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators, OAME, May 2008.
  • The theorem of three perpendiculars and its applications, Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators, OAME, May 2007

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Selected Seminar and Industrial Projects

  • Applications of Compressed Sensing in Medical Imaging: Investigated the recent methods and algorithms used in Medical Imaging, York University, May 2011.
  • The Effect of Media Coverage on the Secondary Infection of an Epidemic: Created and analyzed a mathematical model that studied the effect of media coverage during an epidemic, April 2010, York University.
  • Evaluation of TDF (Target Date Funds), York University, April 2010
  • Particles Influence on Air Flow and Thickness of Final Layer of Resin in Electrostatic Painting , York University, February 2010.
  • Wavelet Transform in Medical Image Processing, York University, December 2009.
  • Photo-Acoustic Image Reconstruction (PAI) Algorithms, November 2009.