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Peter Bajcsy, Ph.D.

Research Interests:  Advanced sensors and imaging, image processing, computer and machine vision, data mining and pattern recognition.

Research Projects:  Biosciences and Laboratory Diagnosis


Journal publications:

  • P. Bajcsy, A. Vandecreme, J. Amelot, J. Gao, J. Chalfoun, M. Majurski, and M. Brady, "Enabling Interactive Measurements from Large Coverage Microscopy," IEEE Computer, Accepted in September, 2015.
  • P. Bajcsy, A. Cardone, J. Chalfoun, M. Halter, D. Juba, M. Kociolek, M. Majurski, A. Peskin, C. G. Simon Jr, M. Simon, A. Vandecreme, and M. Brady, "Survey Statistics of Automated Segmentations Applied to Optical Imaging of Mammalian Cells," BMC Bioinformatics, Accepted in September, 2015.
  • P. Bajcsy, M. Simon, S. Florczyk, D. Juba, C. G. Simon Jr, and M. Brady, "A Method for the Evaluation of Thousands of Automated 3D Stem Cell Segmentations," Journal of Microscopy, Aug 13, 2015; doi: 10.1111/jmi.12303.

More journal publications .... 

Books and Book Chapters:

  • P. Bajcsy, K. McHenry, and R. Kooper, "Interaction between Objects Born in Digital and Physical Spaces," in in Pervasive Adaptation book on the Next Generation Pervasive Computing Research Agenda, A. Ferscha, Ed. Seattle, Washington: A book by Th. Sc. Community, Johannes Kepler University Linz, 2011, p. 80. 
  • W. McFadden, R. Kooper, S.-C. Lee, and P. Bajcsy, "Comprehensive and Scalable Appraisals of Contemporary Documents," in in Applications of Machine Learning, Y. Zhang, Ed. IN-TECH, 2010, pp. 87–108. 
  • P. Bajcsy and R. Kooper, "Integration of Data Across Disparate Sensing Systems Over Both Time and Space to Design Smart Environments," in in Sustainable Radio Frequency Identification Solutions, no. 1, C. Turcu, Ed. IN-TECH, 2010, pp. 281–306.

More books and book chapters ....    

Conference Papers:

  • S.F. Florczyk, P. Baker, S. Bodhak, D. Juba, A. Cardone, P.S. Pine, M. Brady, S. Sarkar, P. Bajcsy, D. Chen, C.G. Simon: 3D Cellular Morphotyping of Scaffold Niches, BioImage Informatics Conference, NIST Gaithersburg, October 14-16, 2015.
  • P. Bajcsy, P. Nguyen, A. Vandecreme, M. Brady: Spatial computations over terabyte-sized images on hadoop platforms. In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). Washington DC; USA.: IEEE; 2014:816–824.
  • A. Peskin, S. Lund, M. Halter, A. Plant, P. Bajcsy: Automated Ranking of Stem Cell Colonies By Translating Biological Rules to Computational Models. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB). Los Angeles CA: ACM; 2014:13–22.
  • P. Bajcsy, A. Vandecreme, J. Amelot, P. Nguyen, J. Chalfoun, and M. Brady, "Terabyte-sized Image Computations on Hadoop Cluster Platforms," in IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2013.

More conference papers ....  


Recent Presentations


  • "To measure or not to measure TB-sized images?" The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech Research Center, Arlington, VA, September 22nd, 2015.
  • "Interactive Analyses of Giga-pixel Images of Stem Cell Colonies," National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), Bethesda, MD, March 3rd, 2015.
  • "Toward Stem Cell Therapies via Live Imaging and Analyses of Terabyte-Sized Images," American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual meeting, Session on Improving Quality of Life by Transforming Images to Health Care Decisions, San Jose, CA, February 15th, 2015.
  • "Interactive Analyses of Giga-pixel Images of Stem Cell Colonies," Drexel University, January 14th, 2015.
  • "To Measure or Not To Measure Terabyte-Sized Images?" UIC Bioengineering Seminar, November 7th, 2014.
  • "Measurement Science Based on Full Coverage Microscopic Measurements" UMD GPU Summit, October 27, 2014.

2010 - 2014 Presentations ....  

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Computer Scientist
Software and Systems Division
Information Systems Group


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997

M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1994


Phone: 301-975-2958
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