The IASTED International Symposia on
Imaging and Signal Processing in Healthcare and Technology
ISPHT 2011

May 16 – 18, 2011
Washington, DC, USA

Past Conference Information

The Imaging and Signal Processing in Healthcare and Technology 2011 conference in Washington, DC, USA has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Chair

Dr. Ronald Merrell
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
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Invited Speakers

"Bringing Order to Chaos"

Dr. Michael J. Ackerman
National Library of Medicine, NIH, USA
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"Sensor System Integration: Interoperability and Signal Processing for Remote Medical Monitoring"

Dr. Azhar Rafiq
Director, Medical Informatics, NASA HQ, OCHMO
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
VCU School of Medicine, USA
Invited Speaker Portrait
Invited Speaker Portrait

Keynote Speakers

"Advanced Applications of Medical Imaging"

Prof. Seong Ki Mun
Arlington Innovation Center for Health Research, Virginia Tech, USA
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Keynote Speaker Portrait
Keynote Speaker Portrait

Publicity Chair

Dr. Changjiu Zhou
Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore

Panel Sessions

"Image Challenges in Forensic Medicine"

Dr. Peter Kragel
Chairman, Department of Pathology & Medicine
East Carolina University, USA
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The topics of interest covered by ISPHT 2011 included, but were not limited to:


  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biometrics
  • Biophotonics
  • Computed Tomography
  • Data Representation and Visualization
  • Fuzzy Logic and Expert Systems
  • Haptics
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Image Ontology
  • Integrated Medical Image Analysis
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Medical and Health Informatics
  • Medical Communication Technologies
  • Medical Cybernetics
  • Medical Data Compression
  • Medical Data Storage
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Medical Sensors
  • Medical Signal Processing
  • Mobile Computing
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Optical Imaging
  • Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
  • Radiology and Radiography
  • Software Languages and Tools for Imaging
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Watermarking and Cryptography
  • Wireless Medical Communications
  • Wireless Sensor Networks


  • Adaptive Telecommunication Systems
  • Assistive Ergonomic Technology
  • Assistive Medical Technology
  • Assistive Rehabilitative Technology
  • Assistive Robotics
  • Assistive Software Technology
  • Bioelectric Sensors
  • Braille Displays
  • Cognitive Retraining
  • Ergonomic Furniture
  • Geriatric Care
  • Head-Mounted Displays
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems
  • Mind Reading/Mapping Software
  • Pedestrian Mobility Aids
  • Pervasive Healthcare
  • Prosthetics
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Screen Readers
  • Smart Homes
  • Speech Synthesis
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Surgery Simulations
  • Tactile Graphics
  • Tele-home Healthcare and Telemedicine
  • Telematics Systems
  • Telemetry
  • Telerobotics
  • Telerobotics and Telematics
  • Teletext
  • Traffic Telematics
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Vital Signs Monitoring
  • Voice Recognition Software
  • Wearable Devices
  • Web-based Telehealth