Proseminar: History of Computational Science, Vision, and Medical Science
by: Nassir Navab
Supervisors: Selen Atasoy
, Tobias Reichl
Type: Seminar Course Module IN0013
Location: MI 03.13.010
Programs: Informatics (Bachelor), Informatics (Diploma), Information Systems (Bachelor), Naturwissenschaftliche Bildung (Bachelor)
ECTS: 4 Credits
The initial meeting will be on Tue, April 27, 14:00 in MI 03.13.010!
Please send an email to Selen Atasoy
(), including your favorite topic, your name, birthday and Matrikelnummer.
A resignation from the seminar can be performed until 4 weeks before the first talk.
Additionally, please register for the course via TUM-Online: "Seminar Course - History of Computational Science, Vision, and Medical Science (IN0013)
The seminar is designed to review and summarize the development of science over the past centuries. The current achievements in computer science and medicine are based decades of evolution and development in various disciplines in science. Preliminary versions of your talks should be discussed with your supervisor no later than one week before your date.
Time & Location:
Open & Reserved Topics
- History of cardiac surgery
- History of neurosurgery
- History of medical imaging
- History of simulation in surgery
- Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci
- Visual Illusions
- Motion perception
- Computer graphics
- 3D Computer Interfaces
- History of Robotic Surgery
- History of Computer Vision
- feel free to suggest your own ideas!
- History of Vision
- David C. Lindberg, Theories of Vision from Al-Kindi to Kepler, 1976
- Wolfgang Wayand, The History of Minimally Invasive Surgery
- History of Ali al-Husayn Abd Allah Ibn Sina (also known as Avicenna)
- Burchard Brentjes, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), 1979
- Parviz Morewedge, The metaphysica of Avicenna (ibn Sina), 1973
- History of Medicine
- Jürgen Thorwald, Das Jahrhundert der Chirurgen, 1961
- William H. Oldendorf, The quest for an image of brain: computerized tomography in the perspective of past and future imaging methods, 1980
- William H. Hendee, History of ultrasound imaging, 1980
Presentation (about 30-45min) followed by a discussion. Essay (10 pages) including all references used. The essay and presentation have to be done in English for Hauptseminars
and German or English for Proseminars
. The essay must be written in your own words and not by copy and paste.
For Windows users:
Literature and Helpful Links
A lot of scientific publications can be found online.
The following list may help you to find some further information on your particular topic:
Libraries (online and offline):
Some further hints for working with references:
If you find useful resources that are not already listed here, please tell us, so we can add them for others. Thanks.
- JabRef is a Java program for comfortable working with Bibtex literature databases. Handy feature: if you know the PubMed ID for an article, JabRef can import data from there (via "Web Search/Medline").
- Mendeley is a cross-platform program for organising your references.
| TeachingForm |
| Title: || History of Computational Science, Vision, and Medical Science |
| Professor: || Prof. Dr. Nassir Navab |
| Tutors: || Selen Atasoy, Tobias Reichl |
| Type: || Proseminar |
| Information: || 2 SWS, 4 Credits |
| Term: || 2010SoSe |
| Abstract: || The seminar is designed to review and summarize the development of science over the past centuries. The current achievements in computer science and medicine are based decades of evolution and development in various disciplines in science. |