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Hauptseminar/Master Seminar:
Novel Medical Imaging Methods

Tobias Lasser, Nassir Navab

Type: Advanced Seminar Course Module IN8901
Type: Master Seminar Module IN2107
Type: Seminar Module IN0014
SWS: 2+0
ECTS: 4 Credits
Time/Location: 5 blocks (see schedule below), MI 03.13.010
Course Language: English


  • The seminar is closed, the results are available via TUMonline.


In this Master Seminar (formerly Hauptseminar), each student is asked to select one topic from the list below. In order to successfully complete the seminar, participants are required to:

  • Submit a written handout (8 pages maximum). Please download the llncs2e.zip latex format.
  • Attend all seminar sessions and participate.

Each presentation is followed by a discussion and everyone is encouraged to actively participate. The handout must include all references used and must be written completely in your own words. Copy and paste wont be tolerated. Both handout and presentation have to be done in English.


Interested students, please take a look at the papers listed below and select one you would like to base your seminar talk on. Then please send an email to Tobias Lasser, including your paper choice, your name, your birthday, program of study and Matrikelnummer. Registration is closed.

Presentation Topics

Please choose one of the following papers/topics for your seminar presentation. For obtaining the full-text PDFs, please use Google and especially Google Scholar. In case you are interested in a paper but cannot find the full text, please e-mail us.

Introductory Topics

  • Introduction to Tomography I: analytical methods

  • Introduction to Tomography II: series expansion methods

X-ray imaging methods

Optical imaging methods

Nuclear imaging methods


The seminar consists of a preliminary meeting, an introductory meeting and seminar sessions. Each of the sessions has several student presentations. All seminar participants are expected to be present at every session and to actively participate in the discussion.

Date Location Topic Presenter
Feb 11, 2011 at 13:00 MI 03.13.054 preliminary meeting Tobias Lasser
May 3, 2011 at 9:00 MI 03.13.010 initial meeting Tobias Lasser
May 23, 2011 at 15:00 MI 03.13.010 01 Introduction to Tomography Tobias Lasser
May 23, 2011 at 16:30 MI 03.13.010 02 Ptycho-Tomography Vladimir Golkov
May 23, 2011 at 17:15 MI 03.13.010 03 Differential Phase-Contrast Imaging Fabian Petter
Jun 3, 2011 at 13:30 MI 03.13.010 04 Interlaced DPC Ho Pei-Yi Heidi
Jun 3, 2011 at 14:15 MI 03.13.010 05 Clinical DPC Niko Mäkelä
Jun 3, 2011 at 15:15 MI 03.13.010 06 Dark-field Imaging Marcel Ruegenberg
Jun 3, 2011 at 16:00 MI 03.13.010 07 Directional Dark-field Imaging Yasmin Blunck
Jun 17, 2011 at 13:30 MI 03.13.010 08 Optical Imaging Overview Eleni Siampli
Jun 17, 2011 at 14:15 MI 03.13.010 09 Hybrid FMT-XCT Kanishka Sharma
Jun 17, 2011 at 15:15 MI 03.13.010 10 Early Photon Tomography Martin Waltl
Jun 17, 2011 at 16:00 MI 03.13.010 11 Mesoscopic Fluorescence Tomography Deepak Murali
Jun 20, 2011 at 15:00 MI 03.13.010 12 Multispectral Opto-acoustic Tomography Hemal Naik
Jun 20, 2011 at 15:45 MI 03.13.010 13 Intraoperative Multi-spectral Imaging Anastasia Tseneklidou
Jun 20, 2011 at 16:45 MI 03.13.010 14 PET/MR Ayah Haidar
Jun 24, 2011 at 13:30 MI 03.13.010 15 PET+motion Pinar Firat
Jun 24, 2011 at 14:15 MI 03.13.010 16 CT+motion Lorand Gal
Jun 24, 2011 at 15:15 MI 03.13.010 17 Freehand SPECT Max-Emanuel Hoffmann

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:

Some publishers:

Libraries (online and offline):

Some further hints for working with references:

  • 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.

If you find useful resources that are not already listed here, please tell us, so we can add them for others. Thanks.

Title: Novel Medical Imaging Methods
Professor: Nassir Navab
Tutors: Tobias Lasser
Type: Hauptseminar
Information: Hauptseminar, SWS: 2, ECTS: 4
Term: 2011SoSe

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