Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
14 - 18 April 2019
Conference 10999
Anomaly Detection and Imaging with X-Rays (ADIX) IV
Monday - Tuesday 15 - 16 April 2019
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
3 October 2018

Author Notification:
10 December 2018

Manuscript Due Date:
20 March 2019

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Mark A. Anastasio, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
  • Ali Bilgin, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
  • Eric W. Clarkson, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
  • Mini Das, Univ. of Houston (United States)
  • Edward D. Franco, Rapiscan Systems Labs. (United States)

Program Committee continued...
  • Christopher W. Gregory, Smiths Detection Inc. (United States)
  • Tim E. Harvey, EMF Corp. (United States)
  • Harry E. Martz, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
  • Joseph A. O'Sullivan, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
  • Sean Pang, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
  • Lei Tian, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)
  • Laura Waller, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)
  • Sharene Young, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (United States)

Monday 15 April Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
System Design and Analysis I
Monday 15 April 2019
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Amit Ashok, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Simulation-based x-ray system design and analysis: past, present, and future (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-1
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Effective atomic number and electron density determination using spectral x-ray CT (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-2
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Matteo Busi, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark), Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States); Jan Kehres, Mohammad Khalil, Ulrik Lund Olsen, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)
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Studying the relationship between detection performance and image quality
Paper 10999-3
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Jack L. Glover, Nicholas G. Paulter, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)
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Rapid and accurate Monte-Carlo simulation of x-ray imaging and screening technologies for homeland security applications
(Canceled)
Paper 10999-4
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s):
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Modeling real world system geometry and detector response within a high-throughput x-ray simulation framework
Paper 10999-5
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Author(s): David Coccarelli, Ava X. Hurlock, Camen Royse, Joshua H. Carpenter, Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States); Eric Johnson, Carl Bosch, SureScan Corp. (United States); Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Diffraction and Phase Contrast I
Monday 15 April 2019
11:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (United States)
Commercial application of material-specific baggage screening using x-ray diffraction techniques (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-6
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Jens-Peter Schlomka, Smiths Detection Hamburg (Germany); Holger Fleckenstein, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany); Dirk Kosciesza, GE Global Research (Germany); Joerg Meyer, Smiths Detection Hamburg (Germany)
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Motivations and methods for the analysis of multi-modality x-ray systems for explosives detection
Paper 10999-7
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Joshua Carpenter, Duke Univ. (United States); Yijun Ding, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Ava Hurlock, David Coccarelli, Duke Univ. (United States); Christopher Gregory, Souleymane O. Diallo, Smiths Detection Inc. (United States); Amit Ashok, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Michael E. Gehm, Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Coding versus collimation in pencil-beam X-ray diffraction tomography
Paper 10999-8
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Dean Hazineh, Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Machine Learning Algorithms
Monday 15 April 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Amit Ashok, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Adaptation of self-tuning spectral clustering and convolutional neural network texture model for detection of threats in volumetric CT images (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-9
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Samuel M. Song, TeleSecurity Sciences, Inc. (United States); Namho Kim, Jongkyu Lee, Matthew Wood, Simon Bedford, Douglas P. Boyd, TeleSecurity Sciences (United States)
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Material classification using convolution neural network (CNN) for x-ray based coded aperture diffraction system
Paper 10999-10
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Kris Brumbaugh, Smiths Detection Inc. (United States); Camen Royse, Duke Univ. (United States); Christopher Gregory, Kris Roe, Smiths Detection Inc. (United States); Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States); Souleymane O. Diallo, Smiths Detection Inc. (United States)
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Learning models for acquisition planning of CT projections (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10999-11
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Yangyang Sun, Zheyuan Zhu, Shuo Pang, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Emergence and distinction of classes in XRD data via machine learning
Paper 10999-12
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Camen Royse, Duke Univ. (United States); Scott D. Wolter, Elon Univ. (United States); Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 4:
Detectors
Monday 15 April 2019
3:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States)
Semiconductor detectors for advanced x-ray imaging analysis in anomaly detection (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-13
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): William C. Barber, Jan C. Wessel, Evgeniy Kuksin, Neal E. Hartsough, Dan A. Strellis, Jan S. Iwanczyk, Edward J. Morton, Rapiscan Labs. Inc. (United States)
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Multi-energy x-ray for automatic threat detection at check-point
(Canceled)
Paper 10999-14
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s):
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High flux 2D CZT detector array for XRD applications (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10999-15
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Conny C. T. Hansson, Kris Iniewski, Adam Grosser, Redlen Technologies (Canada); Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Monday Plenary Session
Monday 15 April 2019
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 316

Plenary Session and Presentation details
The future of battlefield “things” (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11002-301
Time: 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Author(s): Philip Perconti, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Clinical virtual reality in mental health and rehabilitation: a brief review of the future! (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11002-300
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Author(s): Albert Skip Rizzo, The University of Southern California (United States)
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Tuesday 16 April Show All Abstracts
Tuesday Plenary Session
Tuesday 16 April 2019
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 316

7:45 am to 8:15 am
Morning Coffee Meet and Greet

8:15 am to 9:00 am
Plenary Presentation

Plenary Session and Presentation details
Mosaic warfare (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11015-100
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Timothy P. Grayson, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (United States)
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Session 5:
System Design and Analysis II
Tuesday 16 April 2019
9:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (United States)
Extended Coffee/ Exhibition Break 9:20 AM - 10:10 AM
Lessons learned in advanced x-ray detection development (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-16
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Author(s): Sharene Young, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (United States)
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Information-theoretic analysis of fixed Gantry x-ray computed tomography transmission system for threat detection (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10999-17
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Jay Voris, Yijun Ding, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Ratchaneekorn Thamvichai, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Joel A. Greenberg, David Coccarelli, Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (United States); Eric Johnson, Carl Bosch, SureScan Corp. (United States); Amit Ashok, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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X-ray measurement model and information-theoretic metric incorporating material variability with energy correlations
Paper 10999-18
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Yijun Ding, Amit Ashok, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Multiplexed measurement design for fixed Gantry x-ray computed tomography system (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10999-19
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Ahmad Masoudi, Amit Ashok, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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High-speed 300kev flash x-ray cinematography for investigations of the ballistic impact behavior of target materials and structures
Paper 10999-20
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Norbert Faderl, Marvin Becker, Institut Franco-Allemand de Recherches de Saint-Louis (France)
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 6:
Algorithms
Tuesday 16 April 2019
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Amit Ashok, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Lessons learned: data mining and aviation explosives detection systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-21
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Matthew Merzbacher, Smiths Detection Inc. (United States)
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A hierarchical reconstruction of limited-view x-ray CT based on non-local structural features
Paper 10999-22
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Ziling Wu, Ting Yang, Ling Li, Yunhui Zhu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
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An algorithm to improve the accuracy of search boundaries for objects obtained in the x-ray
Paper 10999-23
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Evgeny A. Semenishchev, Viacheslav V. Voronin, Don State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Aleksandr Zelensky, MSTU (STANKIN) (Russian Federation); Igor Shraifel, Oksana Balabaeva, Don State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)
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Automated firearms detection in cargo x-ray images using RetinaNet
Paper 10999-24
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Yunqi Cui, Tufts Univ. (United States); Basak Oztan, Rapiscan Systems, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (United States)
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Medical image segmentation by combing the local, global enhancement, and active contour model
Paper 10999-25
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Viacheslav V. Voronin, Don State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Evgenii Semenishchev, Marina Pismenskova, Moscow State University of Technology “STANKIN” (Russian Federation); Oxana S. Balabaeva, Don State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Sos S. Agaian, The City Univ. of New York, College of Staten Island (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
Session 7:
Diffraction and Phase Contrast II
Tuesday 16 April 2019
4:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. 323
Session Chair:
Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (United States)
Phase contrast x-ray imaging at high energies (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10999-26
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Erin A. Miller, Luke W. Campbell, Nikhil Deshmukh, Andrew J. Gilbert, Richard E. Jacob, Richard S. Wittman, Pacific Northwest National Lab. (United States)
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Optimization of hardware and image processing for improved image quality in x-ray phase contrast imaging
Paper 10999-27
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Amber L. Dagel, R. Derek West, Ryan N. Goodner, Steven M. Grover, Collin J. C. Epstein, Kyle Thompson, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Coherent-scatter spectral imaging for in vivo breast-cancer detection
Paper 10999-28
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Caley Buxton, Dean Hazineh, Joel A. Greenberg, Anuj J. Kapadia, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Combining spatially and energy-resolved CdZnTe detectors with multiplexed collimations to improve performance of x-ray diffraction systems for baggage scanning
Paper 10999-29
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Joachim Tabary, Marie-Claude Gentet, Olivier Monnet, Caroline Paulus, Guillaume Montémont, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France), CEA-LETI (France)
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Interior x-ray diffraction tomography with low-resolution exterior information (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10999-30
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Zheyuan Zhu, Sean Pang, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Alexander I. Katsevich, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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