M. Elena Martínez-Pérez

National Autonomous University of Mexico. ( Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Institute of Research in Applied Mathematics and Systems. ( Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas)
Department of Computer Science. ( Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación)
Ph.D., Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK, 2001.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION:

Research Interests

Digital Image Processing. Pattern Recognition. Computer Vision. Medical applications.


Background (CV)

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Projects

  • Segmentation of retinal blood vessels.
  • Morphological analysis of vascular branches.
  • 3D stereo par reconstruction.

    Journal Publications

    1. Martinez-Perez, M. E. and Espinosa-Romero, A. Three-dimensional reconstruction of blood vessels extracted from retinal fundus images. Optics Express. 20(10):11451-11465, 2012.

    2. Zepeda-Romero, L. C., Martinez-Perez, M. E. , Ruiz-Velasco, S., Ramirez-Ortiz, M. A. and Gutierrez-Padilla, J. A. Temporary morphological changes in plus disease induced during contact digital imaging. Eye. 25(10):1337-1340, 2011.

    3. Fanti, F., Martinez-Perez, M. E. and De-Miguel, F. F. NeuronGrowth, a software for automatic quantification of neurite and filopodial dynamics from time-lapse sequences of digital images. Developmental Neurobiology . 71(10):870-881, 2011.

    4. Thyparampil, P. J., Park, Y., Martinez-Perez, M. E., Lee, T. C., Weissgold, D. J., Berrocal, A. M., Chan, R. V. P., Flynn, J. T., Chiang, M. F. Plus Disease in Retinopathy of Prematurity: Quantitative Analysis of Vascular Change. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 150(4):468-475.e2, 2010.

    5. Gelman, S. K., Gelman, R., Barnes, A. H., Martinez-Perez, M. E. , Casper, D. S., Flynn, J. T. and Chiang, M. F. Plus Disease in Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP): Quantitative Analysis of Standard Published Photograph. Archives of Ophthalmology. 128(9):1217-1220, 2010.

    6. M. A. Palomera-Perez, M. E. Martinez-Perez, H. Benitez-Perez and J. L. Ortega-Arjona. Parallel multiscale feature extraction and region growing: application in retinal blood vessel detection. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine. 14(2):500-506, 2010.

    7. Chiang MF, Gelman R, Martinez-Perez ME, Du YE, Casper DS, Currie LM, Shah PD, Starren J and Flynn JT. Image analysis for retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis. Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (JAAPOS). 13(5):438-445, 2009.

    8. L. C. Zepeda-Romero, M. E. Martinez-Perez, M. A Ramirez-Ortiz and J. A. Gutierrez-Padilla. RetCam compression artifact can mask plus disease. Eye. 23(12):2266-2267, 2009.

    9. S. Mahal, W. D. Strain, M. E. Martinez-Perez, SAMcG Thom, N. Chaturvedi and A. D. Hughes. Comparison of the retinal microvasculature in european and african-caribbean people with diabetes. Clinical Science. 117(6): 229-236, 2009.

    10. W. Aguilar, Y. Frauel, F. Escolano, M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. Espinosa and M. A. Lozano. A robust graph transformaction matching for non-rigid registration. Image and Vision Computing. 27(7):897-910, 2009.

    11. M. F. Chiang, R. Gelman, S. L. Williams, J. Y. Lee, D. S. Casper, M. E. Martinez-Perez, J. T. Flynn. Plus disease in retinopathy of prematuriy: Development of composite images by quantification of expert opinion. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 49(9):4064-4070, 2008.

    12. A.D. Hughes, A.V. Stanton, A.S. Jabbar, N. Chapman, M. E. Martinez-Perez and SAMcG Thom. Effect of antihypertensive treatment on retinal microvascular changes in hypertension. Journal of Hypertension. 26(8):1703-1707, 2008.

    13. R. M. Hansen, S. E. Eklund, I. Y. Benador, J. A. Mocko, J. D. Akula, Y. Liu, M. E. Martinez-Perez, and A. B. Fulton. Retinal degeneration in children: Dark adapted visual threshold and arteriolar diameter. Vision Research. 48(3):325-331, 2008.

    14. R. Gelman, L. Jiang, Y. E. Du, M. E. Martinez-Perez, J. T. Flynn and M. F. Chiang. Plus Disease in Retinopathy of Prematurity: Pilot Study of Computer-Based and Expert Diagnosis. Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (JAAPOS). 11 (6):532-540, 2007.

    15. S. Koreen, R. Gelman, M. E. Martinez-Perez, L. Jiang, A. M. Berrocal, D. Hess, J. T. Flynn and M. F. Chiang. Evaluation of a Computer-Based System for Plus Disease Diagnosis in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Ophthalmology. 114(12): e59-e67, 2007.

    16. J. D. Akula, R.M. Hansen, M. E. Martinez-Perez, and A. B. Fulton. Rod Photoreceptor Function Predicts Blood Vessel Abnormality in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 48 (9): 4351-4359, 2007.

    17. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, S. A. Thom, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Segmentation of Blood Vessels from Red-free and Fluorescein Retinal Images. Medical Image Analysis. 11 (1): 47-61, 2007.

    18. Alun D. Hughes, M. Elena Martinez-Perez, Abu-Sufian Jabbar, Assif Hassan, Nick W. Witt, Paresh D. Mistry, Neil Chapman, Alice V. Stanton, Gareth Beevers, Toberto Pedrinelli, Kim H. Parker and Simon A. McG. Thom. Quantification of topological changes in retinal vascular architecture in essential and malignant hypertension. Journal of Hypertension, 24 (5): 889-894, 2006.

    19. Rony Gelman, M. E. Martinez-Perez, Deborah K. Vanderveen, Anne Moskowitz and Anne Fulton. Diagnosis of Plus Disease in Retinopathy of Prematurity Using Retinal Image multiSacle Analysis (RISA) Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 46(12):4734-4738, 2005.

    20. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, N. Chapman, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Retinal Vascular Tree Morphology: A Semi-automatic Quantification. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 49(8):912-917, 2002.

    Book Chapters

    1. Herbert F. Jelinek and Michael J. Cree, editors. "Automated Image Detection of Retinal Pathology." CRC Press. Chapter 10. N. W. Witt, M. E. Martinez-Perez, K. H. Parker, SAMcG Thom and A. D. Hughes. Geometrical and Topological Analysis of Vascular Branches from Fundus Retinal Images. ISBN:978-0-8493-7556-9. CRC Press, October, 2009.


    Books

    1. Martinez-Perez, M. E.. "Computer Analysis of the Geometry of the Retinal Vasculature". LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, March 14, 2012.


    Submitted Publications


    Conference Publications

    1. Chavez-Hernandez, E. and Martinez-Perez, M E. Automatic detection of hard exudates and optic disc in digital fundus images. 3rd International Workshop on Medical Image Analysis and Description for Diagnosis Systems (MIAD 2012) . Vilamoura, Portugal, February, 2012.

    2. Fanti, Z. and Martinez-Perez, M E. Three Dimensional Reconstruction of Neuron Morphology from Confocal Microscopy Images. Photonics Europe 2010: Optical Engineering and Applications. SPIE, Vol.7723.. Brussels, Belgium. April, 2010. pp. 1E1- 1E9.

    3. Aldana-Uit, J. and Martinez-Perez, M E. Minimizing camera-eye optical aberrations during the 3D reconstruction of retinal structures. Photonics Europe 2010: Optical Engineering and Applications. SPIE, Vol.7723.. Brussels, Belgium. April, 2010. pp. 1F1- 1F10.

    4. Fanti, Zian, De-Miguel, Francisco F. and Martinez-Perez, M Elena. A method for semiautomatic tracing and morphological measuring of neurite outgrowth from DIC sequences. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Vancouver, Canada. August, 2008. pp. 1196-1199.

    5. Martinez-Perez, ME, Hughes, A. D., Thom, S. A. and Parker, K. H.. Improvement of a retinal blood vessel segmentation method using the Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK). 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Lyon, France. August, 2007. pp. 892-895.

    6. Aguilar, W., Martinez-Perez, M.E., Frauel, Y., Escolano, F. Lozano, M.L. and Espinosa-Romero, A. Graph-Based Methods for Retinal Mosaicing and Vascular Characterization. 6th IAPR-TC-15 Workshop on Graph-based Representation in Pattern Recognition. Alicante, Spain. June, 2007. LNCS, Vol. 4538, pp. 25-36.

    7. Espinosa-Romero, A. y Martinez-Perez, ME. Optical 3D Reconstruction of Retinal Blood Vessels from a Sequence of Two Views. 8th International Symposium on Laser Metrology. Macro-, micro- and nano-technologies applied in science, engineering and industry. Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. February, 2005. Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 5776, pp. 605-612.

    8. Martinez-Perez, ME, Espinosa-Romero, A. Retinal blood vessel 3D reconstruction from two views. 4th Indian Conference on Computer Vision and Graphics, Kalkuta, India. December, 2004. pp. 258-263.

    9. Hassan M, Stanton AV, Mistry P, Martinez-Perez E, Parker KH, Sever PS, Thom SAM, Hughes AD. Effect of antihypertensive treatment on hypertensive changes in the human retina. HYPERTENSION 40 (4): 569-569, 103, OCT 2002. (Meeting abstract).

    10. Jabbar A, Martinez-Perez ME, Parker KH, Beevers G, Bharath A, Thom SMG, Hughes AD. Topology of retinal vasculature in essential and accelerated hypertension. HYPERTENSION 38 (4):977-977, PD07, Octubre 2001. (Meeting abstract).

    11. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, N. Chapman, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Geometrical and morphological analysis of vascular branches from fundus retinal images. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2000). Vol. 1935. 11-14th Octubre, 2000. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. pp. 756-765.

    12. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, N. Chapman, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Geometrical analysis of vascular branches from fundus images Image Understanding and Analysis 2000 (MIUA'2000). 10-11th July 2000. London, England, pp. 67-70.

    13. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Segmentation of retinal blood vessels based on the second directional derivative and region growing. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'99). 24-28th October, 1999. Kobe, Japan (Grant to attend given by the International Information Science Foundation set at Tokyo, Japan).

    14. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Retinal blood vessel segmentation by means of scale-space analysis and region growing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI'99). Vol. 1679. 19-22th Septiembre, 1999. Cambridge, England, pp. 90-97.

    15. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Multi-scale Analysis for the Detection of Retinal Blood Vessels. National Conference at Mexico. Segundo Encuentro de Computacion (ENC'99). 12-15th September, 1999. Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico. Talk: Analisis Multiescala para la deteccion de vasos sanguineos de retina. (Grant to attend given by the Conference Organisers).

    16. M. E. Martinez-Perez, A. D. Hughes, A. V. Stanton, S. A. Thom, A. A. Bharath and K. H. Parker. Scale-space analysis for the characterisation of retinal blood vessels. Image Understanding and Analysis 99 (MIUA'99). 19-20th July 1999. Oxford, England, pp. 57-60.

    17. Martinez-Perez, M.E., Garza-Jinich, M. Unsupervised Segmentation Based on Robust Estimation and Cooccurrence Data. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'96). 16-19th September, 1996. Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 943-945.

    Teaching

    Computer Vision (Spanish)

    Digital Image Processing (Spanish)


    Contact Address

    M. Elena Martinez-Perez
    Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación (CC)
    Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas
    Aplicadas y en Sistemas (IIMAS)
    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
    Ciudad Universitaria
    Circuito Escolar s/n, C.P. 04510
    México, D.F.
    
    Oficina: 408
    Tel: 00 (5255) 56 22 36 17, ext. 44026
    Fax: 00 (5255) 56 22 36 20
    
    elena.martinez@iimas.unam.mx
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