Jung-Ha An: Research

  • Research Interests:
    Mathematical Modeling, Medical Imaging, Image Processing, Image Analysis, Calculus of Variations, Applied Partial Differential Equations, and Statistical Shape Analysis

  • Current Projects:

    • Trace the boundary of human neck nerves in ultrasound images as on-going research(collaboration with Paul Bigeleisen, M.D. from the University of Rochester)
    • Analyze changes of cancer shapes during the treatment in various images (collaboration with Scott Hennes, M.D. from the California State University, Stanislaus)
  • Research Refereed Publications:

    • [1] Jessica DeSilva, Karen Murata, and Jung-Ha An [2012]. ''The Alignment of Arbitrary Contours Using Area Difference Distance Measurement,'' Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Undergraduate Research Online Journal, pp. 204-218, August 2012 (Research with Undergraduate Students) [PDF]
    • [2] Jung-Ha An, Paul Bigeleisen, and Steven Damelin [2011]. ''Identification of Nerves in Ultrasound Scans Using a Modified Mumford-Shah Functional and Prior Information,'' International Conference on Computer Science and Applications 2011 at World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011, Volume I, pp. 13-16, San Francisco, California, October, 2011 [PDF]
    • [3] Jung-Ha An and Yunmei Chen [2011]. ''A Piecewise Constant Region Based Simultaneous Image Segmentation and Registration,'' International Conference on Signal Processing and Imaging Engineering 2011 at World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011, Volume I, pp. 491-494, San Francisco, California, October, 2011 [PDF]
    • [4] Jung-Ha An, Steven Damelin, and Paul Bigeleisen [2009]. ''Medical Image Segmentation Using Modified Mumford Segmentation Methods,'' Section VII The Future of Ultrasound in the Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine book, pp. 289-294 November 2009
    • [5] Jung-Ha An, Mikael Rousson, and Chenyang Xu [2007]. ''Gamma-Convergence Approximation to Piecewise Smooth Medical Image Segmentation,'' Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), pp. 495-502, Brisbane, Australia, October, 2007 [PDF]
    • [6] Jung-Ha An and Yunmei Chen [2007]. ''Region Based Image Segmentation using a Modified Mumford-Shah Algorithm,'' Scale Space Variational Methods (SSVM) in Computer Vision, pp. 733-742, Ischia, Italy, June, 2007 [PDF]
    • [7] Jung-Ha An, Yunmei Chen, Myron Chang, David Wilson, and Edward Geiser [2006]. ''Generating Geometric Models through Self-Organizing Maps,'' Multiscale optimization methods and applications, Nonconvex Optim. Appl., 82, Springer, pp. 241-250, New York, USA, 2006 [PDF]
    • [8] Jung-Ha An, Yunmei Chen, Feng Huang, David Wilson, and Edward Geiser [2005]. ''A New Variational PDE Based Level Set Method for Simultaneous Segmentation and Non-Rigid Registration,'' Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), pp. 286-293, California, USA, 2005 [PDF]
    • [9] Jung-Ha An [2005]. ''Various Methods in Shape Analysis and Image Segmentation and Registration,'' Dissertation, University of Florida, 2005
    • [10] Thomas Grandine, Jung-Ha An, Viktoria Averina, Giulio Ciraolo, Wondimagegnehu Germew, Derek Hansen, Guo Luo, and Todd Moeller [2004]. ''Surface Registration via Umbilics,'' 2004 IMA Summer Program: Mathematical Modeling in Industry - A Workshop for Graduate Students, August 9 - 18, 2004, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • [11] Gregory Hicks, Jung-Ha An, Ibrahimou Boubakari, Richard Burgess, Kavuri Hariharanath, Billy Jackson, and Matthew Walker [2004]. ''The Unifying of Perspective on Attitude and Shape Control,'' CRSC Technical Report, CRSC-TR04-41, pp. 1-14, December 2004