Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Fabiola Bezerra de Carvalho Macruz, Charles Lu, Julia Strout, Angelo Takigami, Rupert Brooks, Sean Doyle, Min Yun, Varun Buch, Sandeep Hedgire, and Brian Ghoshhajra. 2022. Quantification of the Thoracic Aorta and Detection of Aneurysm at CT: Validation of a Fully Automatic Methodology. Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. 4(2)DOI: 10.1148/ryai.210076
Amiri, M., Brooks, R., Rivaz, H. 2020. Fine-tuning U-Net for ultrasound image segmentation: different layers, different outcomes. IEEE Trans. on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2020.3015081 pdf, supplementary material
Amiri, M., Brooks, R., Behboodi, B., Rivaz, H. 2020. Two stage ultrasound image segmentation using U-Net and test time augmentation International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. DOI: 10.1007/s11548-020-02158-3 pdf
Shams, R., Xiao, Y., Hebert, F., Abramowitz, M., Brooks, R., Rivaz, H. 2018. Assessment of Rigid Registration Quality Measures in Ultrasound-Guided Radiotherapy IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 428-437. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2017.2755695 pdf
Neubauer, A., Brooks, R., Brouwer, I., Debergue, P., Laroche, D. 2013. Haptic collision handling for simulation of transnasal surgery. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 127-141. DOI: 10.1002/cav.1489.
Clarke, D. B., D'Arcy, R. C. N, Delorme, S., Laroche, D., Godin, G., Ghosh Hajra, S., Brooks, R., DiRaddo, R. 2012. "Virtual Reality Simulator: Demonstrated Use in Neurosurgical Oncology." Surgical Innovation, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 190-197. (April 2013). Prepublished June 20, 2012 as doi:10.1177/1553350612451354.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2010. "Generalizing Inverse Compositional and ESM Image Alignment." International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 87, No. 3, pp. 191-212
Brooks, R., Arbel, T., Precup, D. 2008. "Anytime similarity measures for faster alignment." Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 110, No. 3, pp. 378-389.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Publications

J. P. Cohen, J. D. Viviano, P. Bertin, P. Morrison, P. Torabian, M. Guarrera, M. P. Lungren, A. Chaudhari, R. Brooks, M. Hashir, H. Bertrand. TorchXRayVision: A library of chest X-ray datasets and models. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Medical Imaging with Deep Learning. 2022. and
J. P. Cohen, R. Brooks, S. En, E. Zucker, A. Pareek, M. Lungren, A. Chaudhari. Gifsplanation via Latent Shift: A Simple Autoencoder Approach to Counterfactual Generation for Chest X-Rays. Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, PMLR 143:74-104. 2021.
J. P. Cohen, M. Hashir, R. Brooks and H. Bertrand. On the limits of cross-domain generalization in automated X-ray prediction. Medical Imaging and Deep Learning 2020. Paper on MIDL.
B. Behboodi, M. Fortin, C. J.Belasso, R. Brooks, and H. Rivaz. Receptive Field Size as a Key Design Parameter for Ultrasound Image Segmentation with U-Net. . IEEE EMBC, 2020,
B. Behboodi, M. Amiri*, R. Brooks, H. Rivaz. Breast lesion segmentation in ultrasound images with limited annotation data. , IEEE ISBI 2020, pp 1834-1837 pdf link.
M. Amiri, R. Brooks, H. Rivaz. Fine tuning U-Net for ultrasound image segmentation: which layers? , MICCAI MIL3ID Workshop, 2019, pp 235-242 Springer, pdf link.
Jen-Tang Lu, Rupert Brooks, Stefan Hahn, Jin Chen, Varun Buch, Gopal Kotecha, Katherine P. Andriole, Brian Ghoshhajra, Joel Pinto, Paul Vozila, Mark Michalski, Neil A. Tenenholtz. DeepAAA: clinically applicable and generalizable detection of abdominal aortic aneurysm using deep learning In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2019). Oct. 13-17, 2019. Shenzhen, China. Arxiv Preprint:
Jen-Tang Lu, Rupert Brooks, Varun Buch, Ryan King, Stefan Hahn, Jin Chen, Gopal Kotecha, Bernardo C. Bizzo, Katherine P. Andriole, Joel Pinto, Brian Ghoshhajra, Mark H. Michalski DeepAAA: Automated Detection of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms using Deep Learning. In Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine conference 2019. (SIIM'19) June 26-28, 2019. Aurora, CO, USA.
Gueziri, H.-E., Tremblay, S., Laporte, C. and Brooks, R. Graph-based 3D-Ultrasound reconstruction of the liver in the presence of respiratory motion. In MICCAI workshop on Reconstruction and Analysis of Moving Body Organs (RAMBO) 2016. Athens, Greece. (Researchgate PDF)
Pishdad, L. and Brooks, R. Prediction of respiratory motion. In Electronic Portal Imaging 2016 (EPI2K16). St. Louis, Missouri.
Abramowitz, M. C., Bossart, E., Flook, R., Wu, X., Brooks, R., Lachaine, M., Lathuiliere, F., Wu, X., Pollack, A. Noninvasive Real-time Prostate Tracking Using a Transperineal Ultrasound Approach International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 1 November 2012 (volume 84 issue 3 Page S133 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2012.07.145) (Proceedings of 54th ASTRO.) Talk:
Brooks, R. Intrafraction prostate motion correction using a non-rectilinear image frame , in Madabhushi, A. et. al, (Eds.):Proceedings of the International Workshop on Prostate Cancer Imaging. Image Analysis and Image-Guided Interventions, in conjunction with MICCAI 2011. Toronto, Canada, Sept. 22, 2011. Unfortunately, a formula in this paper has an error, the corrected formula is in the poster from the conference.
Clarke, D., Brooks, R., D'Arcy, R., Jiang, D., Ayres, F., Ghosh-Hajra, S., Stevens, T., Hovdebo, J., Borgeat, L., Massicotte, P., Poirier, G., Mora, V., Marcotte, J-P., Laroche, D., Delorme, S., Diraddo, R. World's first patient-specific open neurosurgery rehearsal , in Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation Annual Congress, Québec, Québec, Canada. June 8, 2010.
Fan, S., Brooks, R., Ferrie, F. Better Correspondence by Registration , in Proceedings of the 9th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Xi'an, China, Sept. 2009.
Mora, V., Jiang, D., Brooks, R., and Delorme, S. A Computer Model of Soft Tissue Interaction with a Surgical Aspirator , in G.-Z. Yang et al. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2009), Part I, LNCS 5761, pp. 51�58, London, UK, Sept. 2009., or
Audette, M., Brooks, R., Funnell, R., Strauss, G. and Arbel, T. Piecewise affine initialized spline-based patient-specific registration of a high-resolution ear model for surgical guidance , in Proceedings of the MICCAI 2008 Workshop on Image Guidance and Computer Assistance for Soft-Tissue Interventions, New York, U.S.A., Sept. 2008
Brooks, R., Collins, D. L., Morandi, X. and Arbel, T. Deformable ultrasound registration without reconstruction , in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, New York, U.S.A., Sept. 2008.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2007. The Importance of Scale When Selecting Pixels for Image Registration. Proceedings of the 4th Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV). pp. 235-242. Montreal, Canada. May 2007.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T., Precup, D. 2007. Fast Image Alignment Using Anytime Algorithms. Proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). pp 2078-2083. Hyderabad, India. Jan. 2007.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2006. Generalizing inverse compositional image alignment. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) Vol. 2, pp. 1200-1203. Hong Kong, China. Aug. 2006.
Brooks, R., Collins, D. L., Arbel, T. 2005. Scaling angles and distances to maximize efficiency of image registration Medical Image Computing and Computer Aided Intervention (MICCAI) 2005 short paper. Palm Springs, USA, Oct. 2005.
Laporte, C., Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2004. A fast discriminant approach to active object recognition and pose estimation. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Aug. 2004.
Brooks, R., Harvey, K. D., Kirk, D. W., Soulard, F., Murray, A., Paul, P. 2002. Building A Canadian Digital Drainage Areas Framework 55th Annual CWRA Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 14, 2002.
Thomson, Robert and Brooks, Rupert. 2002. Exploiting Perceptual Grouping For Map Analysis, Understanding And Generalization: The Case Of Road And River Networks. In D. Blostein and Y. B. Kwon (eds.) Graphics Recognition: Algorithms and Applications (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2390), pages 141-150, Springer, Berlin, 2002. This is a revised version of the paper below.
Thomson, Robert and Brooks, Rupert. 2001. Exploiting Perceptual Grouping For Map Analysis, Understanding And Generalization: The Case Of Road And River Networks. Graphic Recognition 2001, Queens University, Kingston Ontario Canada, September 2001. This paper was revised and published in LNCS - see the above reference.
Brooks, R., Dussault, C., Chorlton, L. 1999. POSTER: Automatic Generalization of Multiclassed Area Patches. The 19th International Cartographic Conference, ICA99. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, August 1999. (8 Megabytes)
Brooks, R. 1999. The New and Improved Base Framework For National Atlas Data The 19th International Cartographic Conference, ICA99. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, August 1999.
Coleman, D. J. and Brooks, R. 1995. Applying Collaborative Production Approaches to GIS Data Collection and Electronic Chart Production NCGIA Research Initiative 17: Collaborative Spatial Decision Making. Santa Barbara, California, USA, September 1995.

Ph.D. Thesis

Brooks, R. Efficient and Reliable Methods for Direct Parameterized Image Registration . McGill University, September 2008.

Patents and Patent Applications

Brooks, R., Moreau, M., Pishdad, L. 2016. Therapy control using motion prediction based on cyclic motion model. U.S. Patent No. 10300303B2. Priority date Jan. 29, 2016.
Pishdad, L., Brooks, R. 2016. Therapy control using motion prediction. U.S. Patent No. 10293184B2. Priority date Jan. 29, 2016.
Brooks, R. 2015. System and method for target tracking using a quality indicator during radiation therapy. U.S. Patent No. US10350438B2. Priority date Jun. 30, 2015.

Book Chapters

Thomson, R., Brooks, R. 2007. Generalisation of Geographic Networks. In Mackaness, W., Ruas, A. and Sarjakoski, L. (Eds). Generalisation of Geographic Information: Cartographic Modelling and Applications. Chapter 13. Elsevier.

Other Publications

Parisa Kaviani, Mannudeep K. Kalra, Subba R Digumarthy, Karen Rodriguez, Sheela Agarwal, Rupert Brooks, Sovann En, Tarik Alkasab, Bernardo C. Bizzo, Keith J. Dreyer. 2024. Artificial intelligence-generated smart impression from 9.8-million radiology reports as training datasets from multiple sites and imaging modalities medRxiv 2024.03.07.24303787; doi:
Brooks, R. 2011. A Gradient Descent Trust Region Optimizer Insight Journal. IJ-2011 June-December Issue.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2007. Improving The Oriented Image Class For Use In The Registration Framework Insight Journal. IJ-2007 June-December Issue.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2007. A Homogeneous Transform Class for the ITK. Insight Journal. IJ-2007 January-June Issue.
Brooks, R., Arbel, T. 2007. Improvements to the itk::KernelTransform and Subclasses. Insight Journal. IJ-2007 January-June.
Brooks, R. 2002. Open Sourcing Generalization Tools ISPRS / SDH Workshop on Multiscale Spatial Data, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, July 7, 2002. (17 Megabytes)
Brooks, R. 2002. The ABCs of GIS. AAFC GISIM/IT Symposium, St. Ad�le, Qu�bec, Canada, June 4, 2002. (zipped powerpoint - 3 Megabytes)
Brooks, R., Chen, J., Nussbaum, D., Sack, J.-R. 2002. POSTER: A Parallel Displacement Operator. 4th GEOIDE Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 2002. (6.5 Megabytes)
Brooks, R. 2001. A "Seat of the Pants" Displacement Operator. Dagstuhl Seminar 01191: Computational Cartography and Spatial Modelling. Wadern, Germany, May 2001. (5 Megabytes)
Brooks, Rupert. 2000. National Atlas of Canada Producing First Map Using Automated Generalisation of Framework Data. Cartouche, Number 39, Fall 2000.
Thomson, Robert and Brooks, Rupert. 2000. Efficient Generalisation and Abstraction of Network Data Using Perceptual Grouping. 5th International Conference on Geocomputation. University of Greenwich, Medway, UK. August 2000.
Brooks, R. 2000. Two Birds with one Stone: Constructing National Framework Data for the Global Map. Global Mapping Forum 2000. Hiroshima, Japan, November 2000.
Brooks, R., Evans, R. 1999. Feasibility of Using Automated Generalisation Techniques to Process the National Road Network. Technical Report. GeoAccess Division, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural Resources Canada (7 Megabytes)
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