- JIGSAWS Released!
- Our group has released a complete data set (JIGSAWS) for public use to provide fellow researchers with a rich data set for surgical activity recognition and skill assessment.
- IROS Workshop on Human SensoriMotor Control (Chicago, USA)
- Colin Lea presented his work titled “Using Vision to Improve Activity Recognition in Surgical Training Tasks“, co-authored by Gregory Hager and Rene Vidal.
- Anand Malpani presented his work titled “Evaluating Surgical Training Task Segments: using the Crowd and the Machine“, co-authored by Gregory Hager.
- M2CAI Workshop at MICCAI 2014 (Boston, USA)
- Piyush Poddar’s work won the Best Paper Award, titled “Automated Objective Surgical Skill Assessment in the Operating Room Using Unstructured Tool Motion” co-authored by Narges Ahmidi, Swaroop Vedula, Masaru Ishii, Lisa Ishii, and Gregory Hager.
- Yixin Gao presented her work titled “Language of Surgery: A Surgical Gesture Dataset for Human Motion Modeling” co-authored by Swaroop Vedula, Carol Reiley, Narges Ahmidi, Balakrishna Varadarajan, Henry Lin, Lingling Tao, Luca Zappella, Benjamin Bejar, David Yuh, Grace Chen, Rene Vidal, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Gregory Hager.
- Anand Malpani presented his paper titled “Pairwise comparison-based objective score for automated skill assessment of segments in a surgical task.” co-authored by Swaroop Vedula, C. C. Grace Chen and Gregory D. Hager at IPCAI 2014 (June 28th, Fukuoka, Japan)
- Anand Malpani’s paper titled “Pairwise comparison-based objective score for automated skill assessment of segments in a surgical task” co-authored by Swaroop Vedula, C. C. Grace Chen and Gregory D. Hager was accepted at IPCAI 2014 (to be presented on June 28th, Fukuoka, Japan)
- 2 papers accepted at MICCAI 2013
- Lingling Tao’s paper titled Segmentation and Recognition of Surgical Gestures from Kinematic and Video Data. co-authored by Luca Zapella, Gregory Hager, Rene Vidal.
- Oral presentation for Narges Ahmidi’s paper titled String Motif-Based Description of Tool Motion for Detecting Skill and Gestures in Robotic Surgery co-authored by Yixin Gao, Benjamin Bejar, S. Swaroop Vedula, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Rene Vidal, Gregory D. Hager
- Benjamin Béjar receives best paper award at 2012 MICCAI Conference
- November 5, 2012
- CIS student Benjamin Béjar received the 2012 Best Paper Award in Computer Assisted Intervention Systems and Medical Robotics for his paper Surgical Gesture Classification from Video Data, co-authored with Luca Zapella and Rene Vidal.
- November 2010
- We are included in the article Playing doctor: Learning about slips of the knife better on `patients’ than patients which appears in the Washington Post Magazine, November 7, 2010.
- March 2010
- Article about “Dissecting the Language of Surgery” in the magazine of the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering