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Ross Whitaker

Associate Professor of Computer Science
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering

Selected Publications

Atkins PR, Elhabian SY, Agrawal P, Harris MD, Whitaker RT, Weiss JA, Peters CL, Anderson AE, Quantitative comparison of cortical bone thickness using correspondence-based shape modeling in patients with cam femoroacetabular impingement. J Orthop Res 2016 Oct 27;:

Oguz I, Cates J, Datar M, Paniagua B, Fletcher T, Vachet C, Styner M, Whitaker R, Entropy-based particle correspondence for shape populations. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 2016 Jul;11(7):1221-32

Elhabian SY, Agrawal P, Whitaker RT, OPTIMAL PARAMETER MAP ESTIMATION FOR SHAPE REPRESENTATION: A GENERATIVE APPROACH. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging 2016 Apr;2016:660-663

Pujol S, Wells W, Pierpaoli C, Brun C, Gee J, Cheng G, Vemuri B, Commowick O, Prima S, Stamm A, Goubran M, Khan A, Peters T, Neher P, Maier-Hein KH, Shi Y, Tristan-Vega A, Veni G, Whitaker R, Styner M, Westin CF, Gouttard S, Norton I, Chauvin L, Mamata H,, The DTI Challenge: Toward Standardized Evaluation of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Tractography for Neurosurgery. J Neuroimaging 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):875-82

Fu Z, Lewis TJ, Kirby RM, Whitaker RT, Architecting the Finite Element Method Pipeline for the GPU. J Comput Appl Math 2014 Feb 1;257:195-211

Bronson J, Levine JA, Whitaker R, Lattice cleaving: a multimaterial tetrahedral meshing algorithm with guarantees. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2014 Feb;20(2):223-37

Hao X, Zygmunt K, Whitaker RT, Fletcher PT, Improved segmentation of white matter tracts with adaptive Riemannian metrics. Med Image Anal 2014 Jan;18(1):161-75

Veni G, Fu Z, Awate SP, Whitaker RT, PROPER ORDERED MESHING OF COMPLEX SHAPES AND OPTIMAL GRAPH CUTS APPLIED TO ATRIAL-WALL SEGMENTATION FROM DE-MRI. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging 2013 Dec 31;2013:1296-1299

Whitaker RT, Mirzargar M, Kirby RM, Contour boxplots: a method for characterizing uncertainty in feature sets from simulation ensembles. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2013 Dec;19(12):2713-22

Harris MD, Datar M, Whitaker RT, Jurrus ER, Peters CL, Anderson AE, Statistical shape modeling of cam femoroacetabular impingement. J Orthop Res 2013 Oct;31(10):1620-6

Bronson J, Levine JA, Whitaker RT, Lattice Cleaving: A Multimaterial Tetrahedral Meshing Algorithm with Guarantees. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2013 Aug 13;:

Jones KB, Datar M, Ravichandran S, Jin H, Jurrus E, Whitaker R, Capecchi MR, Toward an understanding of the short bone phenotype associated with multiple osteochondromas. J Orthop Res 2013 Apr;31(4):651-7

Luo L, Zhang X, Hirano Y, Tyagi P, Barabás P, Uehara H, Miya TR, Singh N, Archer B, Qazi Y, Jackman K, Das SK, Olsen T, Chennamaneni SR, Stagg BC, Ahmed F, Emerson L, Zygmunt K, Whitaker R, Mamalis C, Huang W, Gao G, Srinivas SP, Krizaj D, Baffi J, Ambati, Targeted intraceptor nanoparticle therapy reduces angiogenesis and fibrosis in primate and murine macular degeneration. ACS Nano 2013 Apr 23;7(4):3264-75

Datar M, Lyu I, Kim S, Cates J, Styner MA, Whitaker R, Geodesic distances to landmarks for dense correspondence on ensembles of complex shapes. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2013;16(Pt 2):19-26

Fu Z, Kirby RM, Whitaker RT, A FAST ITERATIVE METHOD FOR SOLVING THE EIKONAL EQUATION ON TETRAHEDRAL DOMAINS. SIAM J Sci Comput 2013;35(5):c473-c494

Gerber S, Rübel O, Bremer PT, Pascucci V, Whitaker RT, Morse-Smale Regression. J Comput Graph Stat 2013 Jan 1;22(1):193-214

Datar M, Muralidharan P, Kumar A, Gouttard S, Piven J, Gerig G, Whitaker R, Fletcher PT, Mixed-Effects Shape Models for Estimating Longitudinal Changes in Anatomy. Spatiotemporal Image Anal Longitud Time Ser Image Data (2012) 2012 Oct;7570:76-87

Anderson JR, Jones BW, Watt CB, Shaw MV, Yang JH, Demill D, Lauritzen JS, Lin Y, Rapp KD, Mastronarde D, Koshevoy P, Grimm B, Tasdizen T, Whitaker R, Marc RE, Exploring the retinal connectome. Mol Vis 2011 Feb 3;17:355-79

Fu Z, Jeong WK, Pan Y, Kirby RM, Whitaker RT, A FAST ITERATIVE METHOD FOR SOLVING THE EIKONAL EQUATION ON TRIANGULATED SURFACES. SIAM J Sci Comput 2011;33(5):2468-2488

Anderson JR, Mohammed S, Grimm B, Jones BW, Koshevoy P, Tasdizen T, Whitaker R, Marc RE, The Viking viewer for connectomics: scalable multi-user annotation and summarization of large volume data sets. J Microsc 2011 Jan;241(1):13-28

Hao X, Whitaker RT, Fletcher PT, Adaptive Riemannian metrics for improved geodesic tracking of white matter. Inf Process Med Imaging 2011;22:13-24

Datar M, Gur Y, Paniagua B, Styner M, Whitaker R, Geometric correspondence for ensembles of nonregular shapes. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2011;14(Pt 2):368-75

Zhu P, Awate SP, Gerber S, Whitaker R, Fast shape-based nearest-neighbor search for brain MRIs using hierarchical feature matching. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2011;14(Pt 2):484-91

Jurrus E, Paiva AR, Watanabe S, Anderson JR, Jones BW, Whitaker RT, Jorgensen EM, Marc RE, Tasdizen T, Detection of neuron membranes in electron microscopy images using a serial neural network architecture. Med Image Anal 2010 Dec;14(6):770-83

Tasdizen T, Koshevoy P, Grimm BC, Anderson JR, Jones BW, Watt CB, Whitaker RT, Marc RE, Automatic mosaicking and volume assembly for high-throughput serial-section transmission electron microscopy. J Neurosci Methods 2010 Oct 30;193(1):132-44

Gerber S, Tasdizen T, Thomas Fletcher P, Joshi S, Whitaker R, Manifold modeling for brain population analysis. Med Image Anal 2010 Oct;14(5):643-53

Gerber S, Bremer PT, Pascucci V, Whitaker R, Visual exploration of high dimensional scalar functions. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2010 Nov-Dec;16(6):1271-80

Fletcher PT, Whitaker RT, Tao R, DuBray MB, Froehlich A, Ravichandran C, Alexander AL, Bigler ED, Lange N, Lainhart JE, Microstructural connectivity of the arcuate fasciculus in adolescents with high-functioning autism. Neuroimage 2010 Jul 1;51(3):1117-25

MacLeod RS, Stinstra JG, Lew S, Whitaker RT, Swenson DJ, Cole MJ, Krüger J, Brooks DH, Johnson CR, Subject-specific, multiscale simulation of electrophysiology: a software pipeline for image-based models and application examples. Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 2009 Jun 13;367(1896):2293-310

Anderson JR, Jones BW, Yang JH, Shaw MV, Watt CB, Koshevoy P, Spaltenstein J, Jurrus E, U V K, Whitaker RT, Mastronarde D, Tasdizen T, Marc RE, A computational framework for ultrastructural mapping of neural circuitry. PLoS Biol 2009 Mar;7(3):e1000074

Jurrus E, Hardy M, Tasdizen T, Fletcher PT, Koshevoy P, Chien CB, Denk W, Whitaker R, Axon tracking in serial block-face scanning electron microscopy. Med Image Anal 2009 Feb;13(1):180-8

Gerber S, Tasdizen T, Joshi S, Whitaker R, On the manifold structure of the space of brain images. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2009;12(Pt 1):305-12

Datar M, Cates J, Fletcher PT, Gouttard S, Gerig G, Whitaker R, Particle based shape regression of open surfaces with applications to developmental neuroimaging. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2009;12(Pt 2):167-74

Tao R, Fletcher PT, Gerber S, Whitaker RT, A variational image-based approach to the correction of susceptibility artifacts in the alignment of diffusion weighted and structural MRI. Inf Process Med Imaging 2009;21:664-75

Lefohn AE, Kniss JM, Hansen CD, Whitaker RT, A streaming narrow-band algorithm: interactive computation and visualization of level sets. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2004 Jul-Aug;10(4):422-33

Jurrus E, Whitaker R, Jones BW, Marc R, Tasdizen T, AN OPTIMAL-PATH APPROACH FOR NEURAL CIRCUIT RECONSTRUCTION. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging 2008 May;2008(4541320):1609-1612

Cates J, Fletcher PT, Styner M, Hazlett HC, Whitaker R, Particle-based shape analysis of multi-object complexes. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2008;11(Pt 1):477-85

Meyer M, Kirby RM, Whitaker R, Topology, accuracy, and quality of isosurface meshes using dynamic particles. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2007 Nov-Dec;13(6):1704-11

Jeong WK, Fletcher PT, Tao R, Whitaker R, Interactive visualization of volumetric white matter connectivity in DT-MRI using a parallel-hardware Hamilton-Jacobi solver. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2007 Nov-Dec;13(6):1480-7

Meyer M, Nelson B, Kirby R, Whitaker R, Particle systems for efficient and accurate high-order finite element visualization. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2007 Sep-Oct;13(5):1015-26

Adluru G, Awate SP, Tasdizen T, Whitaker RT, Dibella EV, Temporally constrained reconstruction of dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI. Magn Reson Med 2007 Jun;57(6):1027-36

Henninger HB, Maas SA, Underwood CJ, Whitaker RT, Weiss JA, Spatial distribution and orientation of dermatan sulfate in human medial collateral ligament. J Struct Biol 2007 Apr;158(1):33-45

Fletcher PT, Tao R, Jeong WK, Whitaker RT, A volumetric approach to quantifying region-to-region white matter connectivity in diffusion tensor MRI. Inf Process Med Imaging 2007;20:346-58

Cates J, Fletcher PT, Styner M, Shenton M, Whitaker R, Shape modeling and analysis with entropy-based particle systems. Inf Process Med Imaging 2007;20:333-45

Awate SP, Tasdizen T, Foster N, Whitaker RT, Adaptive Markov modeling for mutual-information-based, unsupervised MRI brain-tissue classification. Med Image Anal 2006 Oct;10(5):726-39

Awate SP, Whitaker RT, Unsupervised, information-theoretic, adaptive image filtering for image restoration. IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 2006 Mar;28(3):364-76

Basu S, Fletcher T, Whitaker R, Rician noise removal in diffusion tensor MRI. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2006;9(Pt 1):117-25

Awate SP, DiBella EV, Tasdizen T, Whitaker RT, Model-based image reconstruction for dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI from sparse data. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2006;1:936-41

Cates JE, Whitaker RT, Jones GM, Case study: an evaluation of user-assisted hierarchical watershed segmentation. Med Image Anal 2005 Dec;9(6):566-78

Awate SP, Whitaker RT, Nonparametric neighborhood statistics for MRI denoising. Inf Process Med Imaging 2005;19:677-88

Tasdizen T, Whitaker R, Marc R, Jones B, ENHANCEMENT OF CELL BOUNDARIES IN TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY IMAGES. Proc Int Conf Image Proc 2005;2:129-132

Tasdizen T, Awate SP, Whitaker RT, Foster NL, MRI tissue classification with neighborhood statistics: a nonparametric, entropy-minimizing approach. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2005;8(Pt 2):517-25

Whitaker R, Modeling deformable surfaces with level sets. IEEE Comput Graph Appl 2004 Sep-Oct;24(5):6-9

Cates JE, Lefohn AE, Whitaker RT, GIST: an interactive, GPU-based level set segmentation tool for 3D medical images. Med Image Anal 2004 Sep;8(3):217-31

Tasdizen T, Whitaker R, Higher-order nonlinear priors for surface reconstruction. IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 2004 Jul;26(7):878-91

Whitaker RT, Elangovan V, A direct approach to estimating surfaces in tomographic data. Med Image Anal 2002 Sep;6(3):235-49

Whitaker RT, Juarez-Valdes EL, On the reconstruction of height functions and terrain maps from dense range data. IEEE Trans Image Process 2002;11(7):704-16

Whitaker RT, A level-set approach to image blending. IEEE Trans Image Process 2000;9(11):1849-61