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Biomedical Computing

Biomedical computing combines the diagnostic and investigative aspects of biology and medical science with the power and problem-solving capabilities of modern computing. Computers are used to accelerate research learning, simulate patient behavior and visualize complex biological models.


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Chris Johnson

Inverse Problems
Computational Electrophysiology
rob

Rob MacLeod

Inverse Problems
Computational Electrophysiology
jeff

Jeff Weiss

Computational Biomechanics
orly

Orly Alter

Computational Biology

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Chris Butson

Neuromodulation
Deep Brain Simulation
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

     

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Publications in Biomedical Computing:




The Effects of Inhomogeneities and Anisotropies on Electrocardiographic Fields: A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Study
R.N. Klepfer, C.R. Johnson, R.S. MacLeod. In IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 706--719. August, 1997.



Effects of Geometric Uncertainty on the Inverse EEG Problem
D.M. Weinstein, C.R. Johnson. In Computational, Experimental, and Numerical Methods for Solving Ill-Posed Inverse Imaging Problems:Medical and Nonmedical Applications, SPIE '97, Vol. 3171, Edited by R.L. Barbour and M.J. Carvlin and M.A. Fiddy, SPIE, pp. 138--145. 1997.



Applications of Large-Scale Computing and Scientific Visualization in Medicine
C.R. Johnson, D.M. Beazley, Y. Livnat, S.G. Parker, J.A. Schmidt, H.W. Shen, D.M. Weinstein. In International Journal on Supercomputer Applications and High Performance Computing, 1996.



The effects of inhomogeneities and anisotropies on electrocardiographic fields: A three-dimensional finite element study
R.N. Klepfer, C.R. Johnson, R.S. MacLeod. In IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering, 1996.



Local regularization and adaptive methods for the inverse Laplace problem
C.R. Johnson, R.S. MacLeod. In Biomedical and Life Physics, Edited by D.N. Ghista, Vieweg-Verlag, Braunschweig pp. 224--234. 1996.



Large Scale Biomedical Modeling and Simulation: From Concepts to Results
SCI Institute Technical Report, C.S. Henriquez, C.R. Johnson, K.A. Henneberg L.J., A.E. Pollard. No. UUSCI-1995-001, University of Utah, 1995.



Software Tools for Modeling, Computation, and Visualization in Medicine
C.R. Johnson, R.S. MacLeod, J.A. Schmidt. In CompMed 94 Proceedings, World Scientific, 1995.



An Interactive Computer Model for Defibrillation Device Design
J.A. Schmidt, C.R. Johnson, R.S. MacLeod. In International Congress on Electrocardiology, ICE, pp. 160--161. 1995.



Applications in Computational Medicine using SCIRun: A Computational Steering Programming Environment
C.R. Johnson, S.G. Parker. In Supercomputer `95, Edited by H.W. Meuer, Springer-Verlag, pp. 2--19. 1995.



Applications of Automatic Mesh Generation and Adaptive Methods in Computational Medicine
J.A. Schmidt, C.R. Johnson, J.C. Eason, R.S. MacLeod. In Modeling, Mesh Generation, and AdaptiveMethodsforPartial Differential Equations, Edited by I. Babuska and J.E. Flaherty and W.D. Henshaw and J.E. Hopcroft and J.E. Oliger and T. Tezduyar, Springer-Verlag, pp. 367--390. 1995.



Direct and Inverse Bioelectric Field Problems
C.R. Johnson. In Computational Science Education Project, Edited by E. Oliver and M. Strayer and V. Meiser and D. Zachmann and R. Giles, DOE, Washington, D.C. 1995.



Numerical Methods for Bioelectric Field Problems
C.R. Johnson. In The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Edited by J.D. Bronzino, CRC Press, Boca Ratan pp. 161--188. 1995.



Defibsim: An Interactive Defibrillation Device Design Tool
J.A. Schmidt, C.R. Johnson. In IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 17th Annual International Conference, IEEE Press, pp. 305--306. 1995.



Effects of Adaptive Refinement on the Inverse EEG Solution
D.M. Weinstein, C.R. Johnson, J.A. Schmidt. In SPIE, In Experimental and Numerical Methods for Solving Ill-Posed Inverse Problems, Vol. 2570, SPIE, pp. 2--11. 1995.



A Cellular Automaton Model of Electrical Activation in Canine Ventricles: A Validation Study
SCI Institute Technical Report, P. Gharpure, C.R. Johnson. No. UUSCI-1995-002, University of Utah, 1995.



The Effects of Inhomogeneities and Anisotropies on Electrocardiographic Fields: A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Study
R.N. Klepfer, C.R. Johnson, R.S. MacLeod. In IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 17th Annual International Conference, IEEE Press, pp. 233--234. 1995.



Map3d: Scientific Visualization Program for Multichannel Time Series Data on Unstructured, Three-Dimensional Meshes. Program User's Guide
School of Computing Technical Report, R.S. MacLeod, P.R. Ershler, C.R. Johnson M.A.. No. UUCS-94-016, University of Utah, 1994.



A Physically Based Mesh Generation Algorithm: Applications in Computational Medicine
D.M. Weinstein, S.G. Parker, C.R. Johnson. In IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 16th Annual International Conference, IEEE Press, pp. 718--719. 1994.



A Computational Steering Model Applied to Problems in Medicine
C.R. Johnson, S.G. Parker. In Supercomputing 94, IEEE Press, pp. 540--549. 1994.



Construction of a Human Torso Model from Magnetic Resonance Images for Problems in Computational Electrocardiography
School of Computing Technical Report, R.S. MacLeod, C.R. Johnson, P.R. Ershler. No. UUCS-94-017, University of Utah, 1994.