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THE HUMAN NEUROSCANNING PROJECT

Jan Modersitzki

in Numerical Methods for Image Registration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528418
eISBN:
9780191713583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528418.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents a typical application for image registration. The particular goal of the Human Neuro-Scanning Project is a three-dimensional reconstruction down to particular neurons of a whole ... More


INTRODUCTION

Jan Modersitzki

in Numerical Methods for Image Registration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528418
eISBN:
9780191713583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528418.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter states the problem of image registration and presents various applications, including remote sensing and medical image registration. Three examples which serve as test cases throughout ... More


Blood, Body, and Gender: Medical Images of the Female Condition in China, 1600–1850

Charlotte Furth

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the medical images—blood, body, and gender—of the female condition in China during the period 1600–1850. In many cultures, including China's, folk practice shows that female ... More


The Division of the Elite

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a radical breakthrough into the knowledge of new medicine. It happened in antiquity, when technical media were still quite limited. All body processes had to be visible from ... More


Evidencing Visuals

Christa Teston

in Bodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226450520
eISBN:
9780226450834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450834.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Making disease visible is often the first step in mapping a plan for how to navigate medical uncertainty—especially when caring for patients with cancer. To better understand the backstage biomedical ... More


Swimming in the Dark: The Hypochondriac in the Body

Catherine Belling

in A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892365
eISBN:
9780199950096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892365.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In hypochondria and, at times, for all of us, embodiment means the presence of potential danger lurking beneath the body's surface. Even the most cutting-edge medicine lacks continuous access to ... More


Beyond Empowerment

Barbara Prainsack

in Personalized Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479814879
eISBN:
9781479856909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814879.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In order to assess who is empowered by technologies and practices of personalized medicine, we need to look at how structural aspects of power interact with the self-governance of people. After a ... More


PV Modeling of Medical Imaging Systems

John Chiverton and Kevin Wells

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0018
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter applies a Bayesian formulation of the Partial Volume (PV) effect, based on the Benford distribution, to the statistical classification of nuclear medicine imaging data: specifically ... More


Metrics on Photometric and Geometric Deformable Templates

Ulf Grenander and Michael I. Miller

in Pattern Theory: From representation to inference

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198505709
eISBN:
9780191916564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505709.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

In this chapter the metric structure developed for geometric transformations is extended to define a metric structure on the images which they act. Defined as an orbit ... More


Which Part of the Neuronal Current can be Determined by Electroencephalography?

A. S. Fokas, Parham Hashemzadeh, and Richard M. Leahy

in Fifty Years of Magnetoencephalography: Beginnings, Technical Advances, and Applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190935689
eISBN:
9780190935719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935689.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, History of Neuroscience

This chapter considers the so-called four-shell model of the brain and assumes that a continuously distributed primary neuronal current is supported either within the cerebral cortex or only on the ... More


What Does Basic Research Put on Our Plates?

Pauline Gagnon

in Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783244
eISBN:
9780191826269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783244.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The main goal of fundamental research in physics is to increase human knowledge and answer some of the profound questions that human beings have always raised about their origin and fate. It also ... More


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