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Tueday, March 11th

This week's seminar has a special format. The schedule is broken down into three sessions, and will feature a number of speakers presenting talks on topics in Biomedical Imaging, Databases, and GIS.

Here are the latest updates (5:39 PM on 3/5/97). For any further program changes please visit this site again or e-mail the contact person below
All talks are being given in:
Room 1180 Media Union (North Campus)

Breakfast Refreshments: 8:30 - 9:00 am.

Session I: 9:00 to 10:20 -- The Problem: Huge Datasets and Biological Variation

9:00 - 9:30 -- Large Biomedical Image Datasets: GIS Applied to Medicine
Speaker: Dr. Brian Athey, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Michigan

9:30 - 10:00 -- Landmark Theory and Variation in Biomedical Images
Speaker: Dr. Fred Bookstein, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan

10:00 - 10:20 -- Discussion
10:20 - 10:30 -- Break

Session II: 10:30 - 12 noon -- Organizing and Navigating Medical Image Data for Research Purposes

10:30 - 11:00 -- Introduction to Object-Relational Databasing
Speaker: Mr. Mitch Rihtarschich, Informix Corporation

11:00 - 11:30 -- Prospects for Natural Language Access of Biomedical Image Databases
Speaker: Dr. Amy Warner, School of Information, University of Michigan.

11:30 - 11:50 -- Discussion
11:50 - 12 noon -- Break.

Final Session:

12 noon - 1:00 -- Computational Techniques for Image Classification, Recognition and Retrieval
Speaker: Dr. Arthur Wetzel, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

Please contact Brian Athey
or phone: 763-6150.