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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, 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;
Zhu Y, Huang X, Wang W, Lopresti D, Long LR, Antani SA, Xue Z, Thoma GR. Balancing the Role of Priors in Multi-Observer Segmentation Evaluation J Signal Process Syst. 2008 May 28;55(1-3):185-207
Huang X, Wang W, Xue Z, Antani SK, Long LR, Jeronimo J. Tissue Classification using Cluster Features for Lesion Detection in Digital Cervigrams Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging 2008. April 2008;6914:69141Z-1-8
Xue Z, Long R, Antani SK, Thoma GR. A Web-accessible Content-based Cervicographic Image Retrieval System Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2008. April 2008;6919:691907-1-9
Xue Z, Antani SK, Long LR, Thoma GR. Comparative Performance Analysis of Cervix ROI Extraction and Specular Reflection Removal Algorithms for Uterine Cervix Image Analysis Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2007. Vol. 6512: 65124I-1-9