KATSURAGAWA Shigehiko

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Name
KATSURAGAWA Shigehiko
Affiliation
Kumamoto University
Section
School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Department of Radiological Technology, School of Health Sciences, Kumamoto University
Job title
Professor

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1973
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Kyushu University
 
 
 - 
1971
Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2007
   
 
Japanese Society of Radiological Technology  
 
2003
   
 
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine  Associate Editor
 

Awards & Honors

 
1987
Certificate of Merit in RSNA87
 
1997
Cum Laude in RSNA97
 
2000
Sylvia Sorkin Greenfield Award
 

Misc

 
An image warping method for Temporal Subtraction images employing smoothing of shift vectors on MDCT images
Proc. 14th International Conference on Neural Information   (993) 1001   2008
An improved computer-aided diagnosis scheme using the nearest neighbor criterion for determining histological classification of clustered microcalcifications
Methods Inf. Med.   46(6) 716-722   2007

Works

 
Image processing for computed radiography system
1992 - 1995
Temporal subtraction for chest radiography
1999 - 2003

Research Grants & Projects

 
Computer-aided diagnosis of chest images
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 1986   
Similar image subtraction of chest radiographs
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2002 - 2004
Computerized method of liver volume by using MDCT
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2002   

Patents

 
United States Patent, Patent Number 4,839,807
United States Patent, Patent Number 4,851,984
United States Patent, Patent Number 5,319,549
United States Patent, Patent Number 5,343,390
United States Patent, Patent Number 5,345,513

Career

 
1973-1976 Research Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University 1976-1981 Lecturer, Yukioka Health Science School 1981-1995 Research Associate, Iwate Medical University 1995-2000 Assistant Professor, Iwate Medical University 2000-2004 Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Nihon Bunri University 2004- Professor, School of Health Sciences, Kumamoto University