Marriott Marquis Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
15 - 20 February 2020
Conference 11319
Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography
Sunday - Tuesday 16 - 18 February 2020
Conference
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Conference Chairs
  • Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
  • Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)

Program Committee
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Sunday 16 February Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Photoacoustic and Flow Imaging
Sunday 16 February 2020
8:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Location: Salon C
Session Chair:
Richard Bouchard, The Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Molecularly targeted Lipo-JICG for in vivo quantitative photoacoustic imaging
Paper 11319-1
Author(s): Cayla Wood, Chang Soo Kim, The Univ. of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States); Sangheon Han, The Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States); Yunfei Wen, Caterina Kaffes, The Univ. of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States); Jason Cook, NanoHybrids, Inc. (United States); Anil Sood, Konstantin Sokolov, Richard Bouchard, The Univ. of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
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Thermoacoustic combined tomography of abusive head trauma
Paper 11319-2
Author(s): Christopher Fadden, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Krishnamoorthy Thamburaj, Mark S. Dias, PennState Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Ctr. (United States); Sri-Rajasekhar Kothapalli, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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Wavelet-based protoacoustic signal denoising for proton range verification
Paper 11319-3
Author(s): James Sohn, Emory Univ. (United States); Wei Nie, Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha (United States); Stephen M. Avery, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Jun Zhou, Xiaofeng Yang, Tian Liu, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Triangulation based vector flow imaging with non-steered plane waves for transverse flows
Paper 11319-4
Author(s): Madhavanunni A.N., Mahesh Raveendranatha Panicker, Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad (India)
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Session 2:
Ultrasound Signal and Image Processing
Sunday 16 February 2020
10:10 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Salon C
Session Chair:
Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
Improving B-mode target size estimation using DNN Beamforming
Paper 11319-5
Author(s): Adam C. Luchies, Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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Guided ultrasound imaging using a deep regression network
Paper 11319-6
Author(s): Jenish Maharjan, Benjamin R. Mitchell, Villanova Univ. (United States); Vincent W. S. Chan, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Edward Kim, Drexel Univ. (United States)
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Differential diagnosis of benign and malignant thyroid nodules using deep learning radiomics of thyroid ultrasound images
Paper 11319-7
Author(s): Hui Zhou, Kun Wang, Jie Tian, Institute of Automation (China)
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Modified Doo-Sabin modeling of the right ventricle
Paper 11319-8
Author(s): Jørn Bersvendsen, GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway); Håkon Strand Bølviken, Univ. I Oslo (Norway); Fredrik Orderud, GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway); Sten Roar Snare, GE Vingmed Cardiovascular Ultrasound (Norway); Pål Brekke, Oslo Univ. Hospital (Norway); Eigil Samset, GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway)
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Quantitative evaluation of skin using high-resolution ultrasound
Paper 11319-9
Author(s): Fedar Seviaryn, Gregory Schreiner, Sarah Youssef, Univ. of Windsor (Canada); Anna Maeva, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Eugene Malyarenko, Tessonics Corp. (United States); Inna Seviaryna, Roman G. Maev, Univ. of Windsor (Canada)
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Deep attentional GAN-based high-resolution ultrasound imaging
Paper 11319-10
Author(s): Xiuxiu He, Yang Lei, Yingzi Liu, Zhen Tian, Tonghe Wang, Walter Curran, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Sunday/Monday Poster Viewing
Sunday 16 February 2020
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Salon D/E

Posters will be on display Sunday and Monday with extended viewing until 9:00 pm on Sunday. The poster session with authors in attendance will be Monday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Award winners will be identified with ribbons during the reception. Award announcement times are listed in the conference schedule.
Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 3:
USCT and 3D Ultrasound
Sunday 16 February 2020
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Salon C
Session Chair:
James W. Wiskin, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States)
Quantitative Breast Density (QBD) estimation with 3D transmission ultrasound and incomplete information
Paper 11319-11
Author(s): James W. Wiskin, Rajni Natesan, Sam Lee, Bilal Malik, Martin Cwikla, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States)
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Combining statistical shape model and principal component analysis to estimate left ventricular volume and ejection fraction
Paper 11319-12
Author(s): Dawei Liu, Shusil Dangi, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States); Karl Q. Schwarz, Univ. of Rochester Medical Ctr. (United States); Cristian A. Linte, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
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Sound speed estimation in layered media using the angular coherence of plane waves
Paper 11319-13
Author(s): Rehman Ali, Stanford Univ. (United States); Sharil Maredia, Clear Springs High School (United States); Jeremy J. Dahl, Stanford Univ. (United States)
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Mass detection on automated breast ultrasound volume scanner using the model trained with unlabeled data
Paper 11319-14
Author(s): Chisako Muramatsu, Shiga Univ. (Japan); Hironobu Kobayashi, Nagoya Central Hospital (Japan); Hiroshi Fujita, Gifu Univ. (Japan)
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Clustering-based quantitative breast density assessment using 3D transmission ultrasound
Paper 11319-15
Author(s): Bilal H. Malik, Sanghyeb Lee, Rajni Natesan, James W. Wiskin, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States)
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Session 4:
Ultrasound Imaging and Image Guidance: Joint Session with Conferences 11315 and 11319
Sunday 16 February 2020
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Salon C
Session Chairs:
Guy Shechter, Philips Healthcare (United States) ;
Haichong Kai Zhang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Efficient target tracking for 3D ultrasound guided needle steering
Paper 11315-17
Author(s): Guillaume Lapouge, Techniques de l'Ingénierie Médicale et de la Complexité-Info Mathématiques et Applications, Grenoble (France), Lab. d'Informatique de Robotique et de Microelectronique de Montpellier, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Univ. de Montpellier (France); Jocelyne Troccaz, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France), Techniques de l'Ingénierie Médicale et de la Complexité-Info Mathématiques et Applications, Grenoble (France), Grenoble INP (France); Philippe Poignet, Univ. de Montpellier (France), Lab. d'Informatique de Robotique et de Microelectronique de Montpellier, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
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Multi-needle detection in 3D ultrasound images using sparse dictionary learning
Paper 11319-16
Author(s): Yupei Zhang, Xiuxiu He, Zhen Tian, Jiwoong Jeong, Yang Lei, Tonghe Wang, Qiulan Zeng, Ashesh B. Jani, Walter J. Curran, Pretesh Patel, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Automatic brain structure-guided registration of pre and intra-operative 3D ultrasound for neurosurgery
Paper 11315-18
Author(s): Soumya Ghose, David M. Mills, Jhimli Mitra, L. Scott Smith, Desmond T. B. Yeo, GE Global Research (United States); Alexandra J. Golby, Sarah F. Frisken, Brigham and Women's Hospital (United States); Thomas F. Foo, GE Global Research (United States)
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A complex dual-modality kidney phantom for renal biopsy studies
Paper 11319-17
Author(s): Jose Vargas, Phuc Le, Maysam Shahedi, Sarah Shahub, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States); Jeffrey Gahan, Brett Johnson, The Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr. at Dallas (United States); Matthew Pfefferle, Blake O. Judson, Yasmeen Alshara, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States); Qinmei Li, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States), The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical Univ. (China); James D. Dormer, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States); Baowei Fei, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States), The Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr. at Dallas (United States)
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Automatic needle localization in intraoperative 3D transvaginal ultrasound images for high-dose-rate interstitial gynecologic brachytherapy
Paper 11315-19
Author(s): Jessica R. Rodgers, Derek J. Gillies, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada); William T. Hrinivich, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Igor Gyackov, Aaron Fenster, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Ring-arrayed forward-viewing ultrasound imaging system: a feasibility study
Paper 11319-18
Author(s): Ryosuke Tsumura, Doua P. Vang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States); Nobuhiko Hata, Brigham and Women's Hospital (United States); Haichong Zhang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States)
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Monday 17 February Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
USCT and 3D Ultrasound II
Monday 17 February 2020
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Location: Salon C
Session Chair:
Lluis Guasch, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Comprehensive quantitative evaluations of reconstruction method using oil-gel-based phantom in ultrasound computed tomography
Paper 11319-19
Author(s): Atsuro Suzuki, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
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Fat ray ultrasound transmission tomography: preliminary experimental results with simulated data
Paper 11319-20
Author(s): Torsten Hopp, Franziska Zuch, Nicole Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
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Incident angle-dependent gain correction for reflection images on ultrasound computed tomography
Paper 11319-21
Author(s): Yushi Tsubota, Takahide Terada, Atsuro Suzuki, Wenjing Wu, Kazuhiro Yamanaka, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan); Hiroko Yamashita, Mutsumi Nishida, Fumi Kato, Megumi Satoh, Hokkaido Univ. Hospital (Japan); Ken-ichi Kawabata, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
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Variational mode decomposition for ultrasound computed tomography
Paper 11319-22
Author(s): Shanshan Wang, Liang Zeng, Hubei Univ. of Technology (China); Ming Yuchi, Mingyue Ding, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
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Session 6:
High Frequency Ultrasound and Acoustic Microscopy
Monday 17 February 2020
10:10 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Salon C
Session Chair:
Torsten Hopp, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
Multi-layered phantoms mimicking skin pathologies for high-resolution ultrasound
Paper 11319-24
Author(s): Inna Seviaryna, Univ. of Windsor (Canada); Shizuka Nakada, Sachiko Yoshida, Naohiro Hozumi, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan); Roman G. Maev, Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research, Univ. of Windsor (Canada)
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Effects of radiation exposure on dermal collagen: a multi modal approach
Paper 11319-25
Author(s): Anna Maeva, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Jeffrey Bamber, The Institute of Cancer Research (United Kingdom), The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom); Colin Hopper, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Conal Perrett, Univ. College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom); Laurent Bozec, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
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High-frequency ultrasound imaging of targeted, acoustically activated high-contrast Perfluorocarbon Nanodroplets
Paper 11319-26
Author(s): Trevor Mitcham, Dmitry Nevozhay, Aaron Schwartz-Duval, Stephen Lai, Konstantin Sokolov, Richard Bouchard, The Univ. of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
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3D ultrasound biomicroscopy (3D-UBM) imaging of the eye for unique 3D assessment of ciliary body
Paper 11319-27
Author(s): Ahmed Tahseen Minhaz, Hao Wu, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Richard Helms, Univ. Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (United States); Duriye Damla Sevgi, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Faruk Orge, Univ. Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (United States); David L. Wilson, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
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High-resolution mapping of changes in properties in dermal collagen
Paper 11319-28
Author(s): Anna Maeva, Adam Strange, Colin Hopper, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Conal Perrett, Univ. College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom); Inna Seviaryna, Univ. of Windsor (Canada); Hugh Trahair, Oliver Devine, Arne Akbar, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
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The use of ultrasound to develop skin models
Paper 11319-29
Author(s): Margaret Auerbach, John Ramsay, Paola D'Angelo, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Ctr. (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 7:
Keynote and New Applications
Monday 17 February 2020
1:20 PM - 3:40 PM
Location: Salon C
Session Chairs:
Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States) ;
Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
Stroke diagnosis viability with ultrasound full-waveform inversion
Paper 11319-30
Author(s): Lluis Guasch, Oscar Calderon Agudo, Carlos Cueto, Javier Cudeiro, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); Parashkev Nachev, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Mengxing Tang, Mike Warner, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
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Validation of a mechanically-assisted 3D ultrasound scanner for urogynecological applications: preliminary results
Paper 11319-31
Author(s): Golafsoun Ameri, Cosm Medical Corp. (Canada); Kevin C. Barker, Robarts Research Institute (Canada); Derek Sham, Cosm Medical Corp. (Canada); Aaron Fenster, Robarts Research Institute (Canada)
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Limited view reconstructions with 3D transmission ultrasound tomography: clinical implications and quantitative accuracy
Paper 11319-32
Author(s): James W. Wiskin, Bilal Malik, Mark Lenox, Nasser Pirshafiey, Rajni Natesan, John Klock, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States)
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Orthopedic and myopathic imaging with 3D transmission ultrasound tomography: experimental verification, quantitative accuracy and clinical implications
Paper 11319-33
Author(s): James W. Wiskin, Bilal Malik, Veena Theendakara, Rajni Natesan, John Klock, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States)
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Quantitative ultrasound successes: past, present, and future (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 11319-34
Author(s): Michael Oelze, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (United States)
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Session Plen:
Awards and Plenary Session
Monday 17 February 2020
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Salon F

Session Chairs: Metin N. Gurcan, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Ctr. (United States) and Georgia D. Tourassi, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Award presentations
Are today's Mixed Reality experience pillars and hardware architectures well aligned with the specific needs of medical imaging and surgical guidance? (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11313-8
Author(s): Bernard C. Kress, Microsoft Corp. (United States)
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Session PSMon:
Monday Poster Session
Monday 17 February 2020
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Salon D/E
The accurate non-invasive staging of liver fibrosis using deep learning radiomics based on transfer learning of shear wave elastography
Paper 11319-38
Author(s): Hui Zhou, Kun Wang, Jie Tian, Institute of Automation (China)
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Surface-driven deformable MRI-US prostate registration using weakly-supervised deep learning
Paper 11319-39
Author(s): Qiulan Zeng, Jiwoong J. Jeong, Zhen Tian, Tonghe Wang, Yang Lei, Hui Mao, Ashesh B. Jani, Pretesh Patel, Walter Curran, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Improvements on USCT SAFT imaging by divergence compensation
Paper 11319-23
Author(s): Diego A. Cardona Cardenas, Sergio Shiguemi Furuie, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
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Random field interferometry for medical ultrasound
Paper 11319-41
Author(s): Ines Elisa Ulrich, Christian Boehm, Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)
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A non-iterative approach for quantitative photoacoustic imaging by solving Poisson’s equation
Paper 11319-40
Author(s): Hisham Assi, Ryerson Univ (Canada); Andrew Heinmiller, FUJIFILM, VisualSonics Inc. (Canada); Joseph C. Kumaradas, Ryerson Univ (Canada)
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Weakly supervised needle detection in 3D ultrasound images with bidirectional convolutional sparse coding
Paper 11319-37
Author(s): Yupei Zhang, Joseph Harms, Yang Lei, Tonghe Wang, Tian Liu, Ashesh B. Jani, Walter J. Curran, Pretesh Patel, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Tuesday 18 February Show All Abstracts
Session 8:
Image Analysis in Ultrasound and OCT: Joint Session with Conferences 11313 and 11319
Tuesday 18 February 2020
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Location: Salon C
Session Chairs:
Jayaram K. Udupa, Penn Medicine (United States) ;
Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
Deep learning-based breast tumor detection and segmentation in 3D ultrasound image
Paper 11319-35
Author(s): Yang Lei, Emory Univ. (United States); Jincao Yao, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital (China); Xiuxiu He, Emory Univ. (United States); Dong Xu, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital (China); Walter J. Curran, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Unsupervised motion tracking of left ventricle in echocardiography
Paper 11319-36
Author(s): Shawn Ahn, Kevinminh Ta, Yale Univ. (United States); Allen Lu, EchoNous Inc. (United States); James S. Duncan, Yale Univ. (United States)
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Left ventricular and atrial segmentation of 2D echocardiography with convolutional neural networks
Paper 11313-9
Author(s): Joshua V. Stough, Bucknell Univ. (United States), Geisinger Health (United States); Sushravya Raghunath, John M. Pfeifer, Brandon K. Fornwalt, Christopher M. Haggerty, Geisinger Health (United States)
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Multiresolution LOGISMOS graph search for automated choroidal layer segmentation of 3D macular OCT scans
Paper 11313-10
Author(s): Kyungmoo Lee, Elliott H. Sohn, Honghai Zhang, Alexis K. Warren, Andreas Wahle, S. Scott Whitmore, Milan Sonka, Michael D. Abramoff, The Univ. of Iowa (United States)
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Self-fusion for OCT noise reduction
Paper 11313-11
Author(s): Ipek Oguz, Joseph Malone, Yigit Atay, Yuankai K. Tao, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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