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Wei Xu

Advanced Applications Engineer

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Stony Brook University
  • M.S., Computer Science, Zhejiang University, China
  • B.S., Computer Science, Zhejiang University, China

Areas of Interest

  • Workflow Systems for Big Data
  • Medical Imaging/CT Reconstruction and Image Restoration
  • Parallel Computing/GPU Acceleration
  • Computer Graphics/Vision/Image Processing
  • Visualization/Information Visualization/Visual Analytics

Publications (since 2009)

Database-Assisted Low-Dose CT Image Restoration, W. Xu, S. Ha and K. Mueller, Medical Physics, 40(3), 031109, pp. 1-7, 2013.

Database-Assisted Low-Dose CT Image Restoration, W. Xu, S. Ha and K. Mueller, The 2nd Int’l Conf. on Image Formation in X-Ray CT, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2012 (Oral).

Efficient Low-Dose CT Artifact Mitigation Using An Artifact-Matched Prior Scan, W. Xu and K. Mueller, Medical Physics, vol. 39 (8), pp. 4748-4760, 2012.

A Reference Image Database Approach for NLM Filter-Regularized CT Reconstruction, W. Xu and K. Mueller, Fully 3D Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, pp.116-119, Potsdam, Germany 2011 (Oral).

Using GPUs to Learn Effective Parameter Settings for GPU-Accelerated Iterative CT Reconstruction Algorithms, W. Xu and K. Mueller, Book chapter: GPU Computing Gems Emerald Edition (Chapter 43), Morgan Kaufmann 2011.

High-Performance Iterative Electron Tomography Reconstruction with Long-Object Compensation using Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), W. Xu, F. Xu, M. Jones, B. Keszthelyi, J. Sedat, D. Agard and K. Mueller, Journal of Structural Biology 2010.

On the Efficiency of Iterative Ordered Subset Reconstruction Algorithms for Acceleration on GPUs, F. Xu, W. Xu, M. Jones, B. Keszthelyi, J. Sedat, D. Agard and K. Mueller, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 98(3):261-270, 2010.

VDVR: Verifiable Volume Visualization of Projection-Based Data, Z. Zheng, W. Xu and K. Mueller, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Special Issue IEEE Visualization Conference), SLC, 2010.

Learning Effective Parameter Settings for Iterative CT Reconstruction Algorithms, W. Xu and K. Mueller, Fully Three-Dimensional Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, pp.251-254, Beijing, China 2009 (Oral).

A Performance-Driven Study of Regularization Methods for GPU-Accelerated Iterative CT, W. Xu and K. Mueller, High Performance Image Reconstruction Workshop, pp.20-23, Beijing, China 2009 (Oral, Best paper award).

Accelerating regularized iterative CT reconstruction on commodity graphics hardware (GPU), W. Xu and K. Mueller, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, pp.1287-1290, Boston, MA 2009 (Invited paper, Oral).