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Research Engineer
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Expertise and Research Interests: 

Dr. Xue received her PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University. Her research interests are in the area of biomedical image analysis and computer vision, focusing on image classification, image segmentation and content-based image retrieval.

Honors and Awards: 

Dr. Xue received the HHS Ignite Group Award in 2014, the NLM Special Acts/Services Group Award in 2011-2014 and 2017.

Publications/Tools by Zhiyun Xue: 
Xue Z, Antani SK, Long LR, Demner-Fushman D, Thoma GR. Window classification of brain CT images in biomedical articles. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012;2012:1023-9. Epub 2012 Nov 3.
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Spine x-ray image retrieval using partial vertebral boundaries. 24th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. Bristol, UK. June 2011.
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Pathology-based vertebral image retrieval. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2011, March 30 - April 2, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. pages 1893-1896, IEEE, 2011. doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2011.5872778.
Antani S, Xue Z, Long LR, Bennett D, Ward S, Thoma GR. Is there a need for biomedical CBIR systems in clinical practice? Outcomes from a usability study. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 2011: Advanced PACS-based Imaging Informatics and Therapeutic Applications. Orlando, FL. February 2011;7967:796708.
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Neve L, Zhu Y, Thoma GR. A unified set of analysis tools for uterine cervix image segmentation. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2010 Dec;34(8):593-604. doi: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2010.04.002. Epub 2010 May 26.
Xue Z, Antani SK, Long LR, Thoma GR. An online segmentation tool for cervicographic image analysis. ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, IHI 2010, Arlington, VA, USA, November 11 - 12, 2010, Proceedings; 01/2010.
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Automatic Extraction of Mosaic Patterns In Uterine Cervix Images 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS) 2010. Perth, Australia. October 2010:273-8.
Xue Z, Antani S, Long LR, Thoma GR. Web-accessible Cervigram Automatic Segmentation Tool SPIE Medical Imaging Conference. March 2010;7628
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Jeronimo J, Thoma GR. Image-retrieval System Aids Cervical Cancer Studies SPIE Newsroom. April 2009
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Jeronimo J, Thoma GR. Segmentation of Mosaicism in Cervicographic Images Using Support Vector Machines Proc. SPIE 7259, Medical Imaging 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States: Image Processing, 72594X (27 March 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.812318;