Lifeng Yu, PhD

  • 5877 Citations
  • 40 Scopus h-Index
20022020

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2019

Correlation between a deep-learning-based model observer and human observer for a realistic lung nodule localization task in chest CT

Gong, H., Walther, A., Hu, Q., Koo, C. W., Takahashi, E. A., Levin, D. L., Johnson, T. F., Hora, M. J., Leng, S., Fletcher, J. G., McCollough, C. H. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. Nishikawa, R. M. & Samuelson, F. W. (eds.). SPIE, 109520K. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10952).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Low-Dose CT Image Denoising Using Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks

Li, Z., Huang, J., Yu, L., Chi, Y. & Jin, M., Oct 2019, 2019 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 9059965. (2019 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Material decomposition in photon-counting-detector CT: Threshold or bin images?

Ren, L., Tao, S., McCollough, C. H. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Physics of Medical Imaging. Bosmans, H., Chen, G-H. & Schmidt, T. G. (eds.). SPIE, 109482S. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10948).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Multi-energy CT with triple x-ray beams and photon-counting-detector CT for simultaneous imaging of two contrast agents: An experimental comparison

Ren, L., McCollough, C. H. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Physics of Medical Imaging. Bosmans, H., Chen, G-H. & Schmidt, T. G. (eds.). SPIE, 109481B. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10948).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulation of CT images reconstructed with different kernels using a convolutional neural network and its implications for efficient CT workflow

Missert, A. D., Leng, S., McCollough, C. H., Fletcher, J. G. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2019, Medical Imaging 2019: Physics of Medical Imaging. Bosmans, H., Chen, G-H. & Schmidt, T. G. (eds.). SPIE, 109482Y. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10948).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2018

Correlation between model observers in uniform background and human observers in patient liver background for a low-contrast detection task in CT

Gong, H., Yu, L., Leng, S., DIlger, S., Zhou, W., Ren, L. & McCollough, C. H., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. Samuelson, F. W. & Nishikawa, R. M. (eds.). SPIE, 105770M. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10577).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Motion-compensated reconstruction for limited-angle multiphase cardiac CT

Jin, M., Zhao, C., Jia, X. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Physics of Medical Imaging. Schmidt, T. G., Chen, G-H. & Lo, J. Y. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10573. 1057333

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulating low-dose cone-beam CT: A phantom study

Ferrero, A., Fetterly, K., Yu, L. & Schueler, B. A., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 10573. 1057347

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Three-material decomposition in multi-energy CT: Impact of prior information on noise and bias

Ren, L., McCollough, C. H. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 10573. 105731G

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations
2017

A virtual clinical trial using projection-based nodule insertion to determine radiologist reader performance in lung cancer screening CT

Yu, L., Hu, Q., Koo, C. W., Takahashi, E. A., Levin, D. L., Johnson, T., Hora, M. J., Dirks, S., Chen, B., McMillan, K., Leng, S., Fletcher, J. G. & McCollough, C. H., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 10132. 101321R

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Learning-based stochastic object models for use in optimizing imaging systems

Dolly, S. R., Anastasio, M. A., Yu, L. & Li, H., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 10132. 101321T

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Practical implementation of channelized hotelling observers: Effect of ROI size

Ferrero, A., Favazza, C. P., Yu, L., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 10132. 101320G

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Task-based image quality assessment in radiation therapy: Initial characterization and demonstration with CT simulation images

Dolly, S. R., Anastasio, M. A., Yu, L. & Li, H., 2017, Medical Imaging 2017: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. SPIE, Vol. 10136. 101360Y

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2016

An open library of CT patient projection data

Chen, B., Leng, S., Yu, L., Holmes III, D. R., Fletcher, J. G. & McCollough, C. H., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 9783. 97831B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Dual-source multi-energy CT with triple or quadruple x-ray beams

Yu, L., Li, Z., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 9783. 978312

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a projection-domain lung nodule insertion technique in thoracic CT

Ma, C., Chen, B., Koo, C. W., Takahashi, E. A., Fletcher, J. G., McCollough, C. H., Levin, D. L., Kuzo, R. S., Viers, L. D., Vincent Sheldon, S. A., Leng, S. & Yu, L., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 9783. 97835Y

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Predicting detection performance with model observers: Fourier domain or spatial domain?

Chen, B., Yu, L., Leng, S., Kofler, J., Favazza, C., Vrieze, T. & McCollough, C. H., 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, Vol. 9783. 978326

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations
2015

Construction of realistic liver phantoms from patient images using 3D printer and its application in CT image quality assessment

Leng, S., Yu, L., Vrieze, T., Kuhlmann, J., Chen, B. & McCollough, C. H., 2015, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9412. 94124E

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Image-based material decomposition with a general volume constraint for photon-counting CT

Li, Z., Leng, S., Yu, L., Yu, Z. & McCollough, C. H., 2015, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9412. 94120T

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

18 Scopus citations

Impact of number of repeated scans on model observer performance for a low-contrast detection task in CT

Ma, C., Yu, L., Chen, B., Vrieze, T., Favazza, C., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., 2015, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9416. 94160K

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Initial results from a prototype whole-body photon-counting computed tomography system

Yu, Z., Leng, S., Jorgensen, S. M., Li, Z., Gutjahr, R., Chen, B., Duan, X., Halaweish, A. F., Yu, L., Ritman, E. L. & McCollough, C. H., 2015, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9412. 94120W

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

36 Scopus citations

Lesion insertion in projection domain for computed tomography image quality assessment

Chen, B., Ma, C., Yu, Z., Leng, S., Yu, L. & McCollough, C. H., 2015, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE, Vol. 9412. 94121R

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations
2014

CT image noise reduction using rotational-invariant feature in Stockwell transform

Su, J., Li, Z., Yu, L., Warner, J., Blezek, D. & Erickson, B., Jan 1 2014, Medical Imaging 2014: Image Processing. SPIE, 903433. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9034).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2012

Adaptive non-local means filtering based on local noise level for CT denoising

Li, Z., Yu, L., Trzasko, J. D., Fletcher, J. G., McCollough, C. H. & Manduca, A., May 4 2012, Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging. 83131H. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 8313).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

Correlation between model observer and human observer performance in CT imaging when lesion location is uncertain

Leng, S., Yu, L., Chen, L., Ramirez Giraldo, J. C. & McCollough, C. H., Jan 1 2012, Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, 83131M. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 8313).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations
2010

Adaptive modulation of bilateral filtering based on a practical noise model for streaking and noise reduction in multi-slice CT

Yu, L., Manduca, A., Jacobsen, M., Trzasko, J. D., Fletcher, J. G., DeLone, D. R. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2010, Medical Imaging 2010: Physics of Medical Imaging. PART 2 ed. 76222O. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 7622, no. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

A super resolution technique for clinical multislice CT

Liu, X., Yu, L., Manduca, A., Ritman, E. L. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2010, Medical Imaging 2010: Physics of Medical Imaging. PART 1 ed. 76221Q. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 7622, no. PART 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Evaluation of dual-front active contour segmentation and metal shadow filling methods on metal artifact reduction in multi-slice helical CT

Li, H., Yu, L., Guimaraes, L. S., Fletcher, J. G. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2010, Medical Imaging 2010: Physics of Medical Imaging. PART 2 ed. 76222N. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 7622, no. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2009

Comparative study of two image space noise reduction methods for computed tomography: Bilateral filter and nonlocal means

Ramirez Giraldo, J. C., Kelm, Z. S., Guimaraes, L. S., Yu, L., Fletcher, J. G., Erickson, B. J. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009. p. 3529-3532 4 p. 5334714. (Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

24 Scopus citations

Metal artifact suppression from reformatted projections in multi-slice helical CT using dual-front active contours

Li, H., Yu, L., Liu, X. & McCollough, C. H., Jan 1 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009. IEEE Computer Society, p. 993-996 4 p. 5333100. (Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Pre-reconstruction three-material decomposition in dual-energy CT

Yu, L., Liu, X. & McCollough, C. H., Jun 15 2009, Medical Imaging 2009: Physics of Medical Imaging. 72583V. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 7258).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

18 Scopus citations

Quantitative evaluation of noise reduction algorithms for very low dose renal CT perfusion imaging

Liu, X., Primak, A. N., Yu, L., Li, H., Krier, J. D., Lerman, L. O. & McCollough, C. H., Jun 15 2009, Medical Imaging 2009: Physics of Medical Imaging. 72581T. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 7258).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations
2008

A preliminary investigation of ROI-image reconstruction with the rebinned BPF algorithm

Bian, J., Xia, D., Yu, L., Sidky, E. Y. & Pan, X., May 14 2008, Medical Imaging 2008 - Physics of Medical Imaging. 69132I. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6913).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Quantitative imaging of chemical composition using dual-energy, dual-source CT

Liu, X., Primak, A. N., Lifeng, Y., McCollough, C. H. & Morin, R. L., Mar 1 2008, Medical Imaging 2008 - Physics of Medical Imaging. SPIE, 69134Z. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6913).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Sinogram smoothing with bilateral filtering for low-dose CT

Lifeng, Y., Manduca, A., Trzasko, J. D., Khaylova, N., Kofler, J. M., McCollough, C. M. & Fletcher, J. G., May 14 2008, Medical Imaging 2008 - Physics of Medical Imaging. 691329. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6913).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Scopus citations
2007

Automatic segmentation and Co-registration of gated CT angiography datasets: measuring abdominal aortic pulsatility

Wentz, R., Manduca, A., Fletcher, J. G., Siddiki, H., Shields, R. C., Vrtiska, T., Spencer, G., Primak, A. N., Zhang, J., Nielson, T., McCollough, C. & Lifeng, Y., Oct 15 2007, Medical Imaging 2007: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images. PART 2 ed. 65111I. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6511, no. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Image reconstruction from rebinned helical cone-beam projection data

Xia, D., Yu, L., Bian, J. & Pan, X., Oct 15 2007, Medical Imaging 2007: Physics of Medical Imaging. PART 3 ed. 651057. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6510, no. PART 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2006

A rebinning-type backprojection-filtration algorithm for image reconstruction in helical cone-beam CT

Yu, L., Xia, D., Zou, Y., Sidky, E. & Pan, X., Jan 1 2006, 2006 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium - Conference Record. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2869-2872 4 p. 4179632. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Circular cone-beam micro-CT for small animal imaging with truncated data

Cho, S., Yu, L., Pelizzari, C. A. & Pan, X., Jan 1 2006, 2006 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium - Conference Record. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2889-2891 3 p. 4179637. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Suppression of motion-induced streak artifacts along chords in fan-beam BPF-reconstructions of motion-contaminated projection data

King, M., Xia, D., Yu, L., Pan, X. & Giger, M., Jun 30 2006, Medical Imaging 2006: Physics of Medical Imaging. 614221. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 6142 II).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2005

A rebinning-type backprojection-filtration algorithm for region of interest reconstruction in fan-beam CT with improved noise properties

Yu, L., Xia, D., Zou, Y., Sidky, E. Y., Pan, X. & Pelizzari, C. A., Dec 1 2005, 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. p. 2700-2703 4 p. 1596893. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Backprojection-filtration reconstruction for helical cone-beam CT with curved detectors

Zuo, N., Xia, D., Sidky, E. Y., Yu, L., Zou, Y., Pan, X. & Jiang, T., Dec 1 2005, 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. p. 2306-2309 4 p. 1596795. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Exact ROI image reconstruction with perturbed source trajectories in C-arm CT

Xia, D., Sidky, E. Y., Yu, L., Zou, Y. & Pan, X., Dec 1 2005, 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. p. 1942-1945 4 p. 1596712. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Image reconstruction from longitudinally and transversely truncated data along an arc-line trajectory

Zou, Y., Xia, D., Yu, L., Sidky, E. & Pan, X., Dec 1 2005, 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. p. 2433-2436 4 p. 1596823. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Noise properties of the chord-based algorithms for reduced scans

Xia, D., Zou, Y., Yu, L., Sidky, E. & Pan, X., Dec 1 2005, 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. p. 2579-2582 4 p. 1596865. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ROI reconstruction of motion contaminated data with a backprojection filtration algorithm

King, M., Yu, L., Xia, D., Pan, X. & Giger, M., Dec 1 2005, 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. p. 2264-2268 5 p. 1596786. (IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2002

A new approach to reconstructing images in fan-beam computed tomography

Yu, L., Pan, X., Pelizzari, C. & Pan, T., 2002, Proceedings - International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2002-January. p. 832-835 4 p. 1029388

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution