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Leonard
R
Long
,
MA
Electronics Engineer
Location: 
38A
/
10S1008
Phone Number: (
301
435-3208
Expertise and Research Interests: 

Mr. L. Rodney Long leads a development group in creating applications for image-based biomedical information collection and dissemination. He is currently working in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute to develop a suite of tools for uterine cervix cancer databases.  His research interests are in telecommunications, systems biology, image processing, and scientific/biomedical databases.  He has an M.A. in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland.

Professional Organizations: 

He is a member of  the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) , the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Computer Society.

Honors and Awards: 

Mr. Long has received numerous staff honors. In addition, he has received the NLM Regents Award for Scholarship and Technical Achievement (2002), the NIH Award of Merit (2007), the Federal Computer Week Fed 100 Award (2009), and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Award of Merit (2010).

Publications/Tools by Leonard Long: 
Lee D, Antani SK, Xu X, Long LR. Design and Evaluation of a Curve Matching-based Spine X-ray Image Retrieval System SPIE Medical Imaging, February 2005; San Diego, CA; vol. 5748:365-373
Shou J, Antani S, Long LR, Thoma GR. Evaluating Partial Shape Queries for Pathology-Based Retrieval of Verterbra Proc. 8th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. 2004 Jul.;12:155-60.
Xu X, Lee DJ, Antani S, Long LR. Curve Matching for Spine X-ray Image Retrieval Using Dynamic Programming Proc. 8th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. 2004 Jul.;12:172-6.
Bopf M, Coleman T, Long LR, Antani S, Thoma GR, Jeronimo J, Schiffman M. An Architecture for Streamlining the Implementation of Biomedical Text/Image Databases on the Web Proc. 17th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. 2004 June.;: 563-69.
Jeronimo J, Schiffman M, Long LR, Neve L, Antani S. A Tool for Collection of Region Based Data from Uterine Cervix Images for Correlation of Visual and Clinical Variables Related to Cervical Neoplasia Proc. 17th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems: IEEE Computer Society. 2004 June.;:558-62.
Stanley RJ, Seetharaman S, Long LR, Antani S, Thoma GR, Downey E. Image Analysis Techniques for the Automated Evaluation of Subaxial Subluxation in Cervical Spine X-Ray Images Proc. 17th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems: IEEE Computer Society. 2004 June.;: 204-9.
Xu X, Lee DJ, Antani S, Long LR. Partial Shape Matching of Spine X-Ray Shapes Using Dynamic Programming Proc. 17th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems: IEEE Computer Society. 2004 June.;: 97-102.
Yang S, Guo J, King PS, Sriraja Y, Long LR. Multispectral Digital Cervigram Analyser in the Wavelet Domain for Early Detection of Cervical Cancer Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging. 2004 Feb; 5370.
Xu X, Lee DJ, Antani S, Long LR. Localizing Contour Points for Indexing an X-Ray Image Retrieval System Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. 2003 June;: 169-74.
Long LR, Thoma GR. Use of Shape Models to Search Digitized Spine X-Rays IEEE Computer-Based Medical Systems. 2000 June;: 255-60.

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