Publications

Journal Papers Publications

Mireia Forns-Nadal, Federico Sem, Anna Mané, Laura Igual, Dani Guinart, Oscar Vilarroya. Increased Nucleus Accumbens Volume in First-Episode Psychosis. Psychiatry Research-Neuroimaging 263 pp. 57-60, 2017. Link

Rovira, S.; Puertas, E.; Igual, L. Data-driven System to Predict Academic Grades and Dropout. PLOS ONE 12(2), 2017. Link

Lekadir, K.; Galimzianova, A.; Betriu, A.; Igual, L.; Rubin, D. L.; Fernández, E.; Radeva, P.; Napel, S. A Convolutional Neural Network for Automatic Characterization of Plaque Composition in Carotid Ultrasound. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI) 21(1) pp. 48-55, 2017. Link

X. Perez-Sala, F. De la Torre, L. Igual, S. Escalera, C. Angulo. Subspace Procrustes Analysis. International Journal of Computer Vision 121(3) pp. 1-17, 2016. Link

L. Garrido, M. Guerrieri, L. Igual, Image Segmentation with Cage Active Contours, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 24(12) pp. 5557-5566, 2015. Link

Miguel Angel Bautista, Antonio Hernandez-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Laura Igual, Oriol Pujol, Josep Moya, Veronica Violant, and Maria Teresa Anguera, A Gesture Recognition System for Detecting Behavioral Patterns of ADHD, IEEE Transactions On Cybernetics 46(1) pp. 136-147, 2016. Link

Laura Igual, Xavier Perez-Sala, Sergio Escalera, Cecilio Angulo, Fernando De la Torre. Continuous Generalized Procrustes analysis. Pattern Recognition 47(2) pp. 659–671, 2014. Link

Santiago Seguí, Laura Igual, Jordi Vitrià. Bagged One Class Classifiers in the Presence of Outliers. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 27(5) August 2013. Link

Laura Igual and Agata Lapedriza Ricard Borràs. Robust Gait-Based Gender Classification using Depth Cameras. Eurasip Journal On Image And Video Processing, 2013:1. Link

Antonio Hernández-Vela, Carlo Gatta, Sergio Escalera, Laura Igual, Victoria Martín-Yuste, Manel Sabaté, Petia Radeva, Accurate coronary centerline extraction, caliber estimation and catheter detection in angiographies, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 16(6) pp. 1332-1340. 2012. Link.

Laura Igual; Joan Carles Soliva; Sergio Escalera; Roger Gimeno; Oscar Vilarroya; Petia Radeva. Automatic Brain Caudate Nuclei Segmentation and Classification in Diagnostic of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 36(8), pp.591-600, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.compmedimag.2012.08.002. Link

Laura Igual, Joan Carles Soliva, Antonio Hernandez-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Jimenez, Oscar Vilarroyaand Petia Radeva. A Fully-Automatic Caudate Nucleus Segmentation of Brain MRI: Application in Volumetric Analysis of Pediatric Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, BioMedical EngineeringOnLine 2011, 10:105. Link

C. Malagelada, F. D. Iorio, F. Azpiroz, L. Igual, J. Vitria, J. R. Malagelada. S1266 Functional Disorders or Disordered Function? Intestinal Dysmotility Evidenced By An Original Technique. Gastroenterology 135, pp. 225 (Abstract), 2009.

F. De Iorio, C. Malagelada, F. Azpiroz, M. Maluenda, C. Violanti, L. Igual, J. Vitrià J. R. Malagelada. Intestinal Motor Activity, Endoluminal Motion and Transit. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 21(12), pp. 1264-e119, 2009. Link

Coloma Ballester, Vicent Caselles, Laura Igual, Luis Garrido. Level Lines Selection with VariationalModels for Segmentation and Encoding. Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, 27(1), pp. 5-27, January 2007. Link

Laura Igual, Javier Preciozzi, Amdrés Almansa, Luis Garrido, Vicent Caselles, Bernard Rougé. AutomaticLow Baseline Stereo in Urban Areas.Journal of Inverse Problems and Imaging. 1(2), pp. 319 -348, 2007. Link

V. Caselles, L. Igual, O. Sander. An Axiomatic Approach to Scalar Data Interpolation on Surfaces.Numerische Mathematik. 102(3), pp.383-411, 2006. Link

Coloma Ballester, Vicent Caselles, Laura Igual, Joan Verdera, Bernard Rougé. A Variational Model for P+XS Image Fusion. International Journal of Computer Vision 69(1), pp. 43-58, 2006. Link

Conference and Workshop Proceedings

Marta Nuñez-Garcia, Sonja Simpraga, M. Angeles Jurado, Maite Garolera, Roser Pueyo, and Laura Igual. FADR: Functional-Anatomical Discriminative Regions for rest fMRI Characterization. 6th International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging, MLMI in conjunction with MICCAI, 2015.

Chen Zhang, Maria Del Mar Vila Muñoz, Petia Radeva, Roberto Elosua, María Grau, Angels Betriu, Elvira Fernandez-Giraldez and Laura Igual. Carotid Artery Segmentation in Ultrasound Images. CVII-STENT: Computing and Visualization for Intravascular Imaging and Computer Assisted Stenting in conjunction with MICCAI, 2015.

X. Perez-Sala, F. De la Torre, L. Igual, S. Escalera, and C. Angulo. Subspace Procrustes Analysis. ECCV Workshop on ChaLearn Looking at People, 2014.

Alejandro Tabas, Emili Balaguer-Ballester, Laura Igual. Spatial Discriminant ICA for RS-fMRIcharacterisation. 4th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging, PRNI 2014. (Code SDICA in Github).

Oualid M. Benkarim, Petia Radeva, Laura Igual. Label Consistent Multiclass Discriminative Dictionary Learning for MRI Segmentation. VIII Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects (AMDO) 2014. Honorable Mention.

Qi Xue, Laura Igual, Albert Berenguel, Marité Guerrieri, Lluis Garrido. Active Contour Segmentation with Affine Coordinate-based Parametrization. International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP/VISIGRAPP). Lisbon-Portugal, January 5-8, 2014. Best Paper Award.

Laura Igual, Joan Carles Soliva, Antonio Hernández-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Oscar Vilarroya, Petia Radeva. Supervised Brain Segmentation and Classification in Diagnostic of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Invited talk for International Workshop on Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition & Applications (MLPRA 2012). IEEE Proceedigs of the 2012 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2012), pp. 182-187. Madrid (Spain).

Sergio Escalera, Josep Moya, Laura Igual, Verónica Violant, and M. Teresa Anguera, Automatic Human Behavior Analysis in ADHD, Eunethydis 2nd International ADHD Conference, Barcelona, 2012. Poster.

Laura Igual, Joan Carles Soliva, Roger Gimeno, Sergio Escalera, Oscar Vilarroya, and Petia Radeva. Automatic Internal Segmentation of Caudate Nucleus for Diagnosis of Attention-Deffcit/Hyperactivity Disorder. International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR) 2012. 25-27|06|2012, Aveiro (Portugal)

Ricard Borràs, Agata Lapedriza, and Laura Igual. Depth Information in Human Gait Analysis: An Experimental Study on Gender Recognition. International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR) 2012. 25-27|06|2012, Aveiro (Portugal)

Sergio Escalera, Laura Igual, Verónica Violant, M. Teresa Anguera, Josep Moya, La Inteligencia Articial como herramienta para la adquisición automática de datos en el soporte diagnóstico: aplicación al TDAH, IV Congrés Català de Salut Mental de la Infància i l’Adolescència, CaixaForum, Barcelona, 10-11/11/11, 2011.

Antonio Hernandez; Carlo Gatta; Sergio Escalera; Laura Igual; Victoria Martin Yuste; Petia Radeva. Accurate and Robust Fully-Automatic QCA: Method and Numerical Validation. 14th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Toronto (Canada) 2011. LNCS Volume 3 pp. 496-503. ISBN: 978-3-642-23625-9.

Antonio Hernández-Vela, Miguel Reyes, Laura Igual, Josep Moya, Verónica Violant, and Sergio Escalera, ADHD indicators modelling based on Dynamic Time Warping from RGBD data: a feasibility study, CVCR&D2011, VI CVC Workshop on the progress of Research & Development, Barcelona, Computer Vision Center, ISBN 978-84-938351-5-6, pp. 59-62. 28/10/2011. Poster. Presentation. Best presentation award.

Michal Drozdzal, Laura Igual, Jordi Vitrià, Carolina Malagelada, Fernando Azpiroz, Petia Radeva. Aligning Endoluminal Scene Sequences in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy. IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA) 2010. 14|06|2010, San Francisco CA, USA.

Laura Igual and Fernando De la Torre. Continuous Procrustes Analysis to Learn 2D Shape Models from 3D Objects. Third Workshop on Non-Rigid Shape Analysis and Deformable Image Alignment (NORDIA) 2010, 18|06|2010, San Francisco CA, USA.

Santi Seguí, Laura Igual, Jordi Vitrià. Weighted Bagging for Graph based One-Class Classifiers. The 9th International Workshop on Multiple Classifier Systems (MCS 2010), Cairo (EGIPT) |04|2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5997 pp. 1-10, 2010.

Laura Igual, Jordi Vitrià, Fernando Vilariño, Santi Seguí, Carolina Malagelada, Fernando Azpiroz and Petia Radeva. Automatic discrimination of duodenum in wireless capsule endoscopy video. 4th European Congress for Medical and Biomedical Engineering 2008. Antwerp (Belgium).

Santi Seguí, Laura Igual, Fernando Vilariño, Petia Radeva, C. Malagelada, Fernando Azpiroz, Jordi Vitrià, Diagnostic System for Intestinal Motility Dysfunctions Using Video Capsule Endoscopy. 6thInternation Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS 2008), Santorini (GREECE) |5| 2008. LectureNotes In Computer Science 5008 – pp 251-260.

Laura Igual, Santi Seguí, Jordi Vitrià, Fernando Azpiroz, Petia Radeva, Eigenmotion-Based Detection of Intestinal Contractions, The 12th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP). Vienna (AUSTRIA) |8| 2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4673, pp. 293-300, 200.

Santi Seguí, Laura Igual, Petia Radeva, C. Malagelada, Fernando Azpiroz, Jordi Vitrià. A Semi-Supervised Learning Method for Motility Disease Diagnostic. The 12th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern (CIARP) 2007. Valparaiso (CHILE) |11|2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4756 – pp. 773-782, 2007.

Laura Igual, Santi Seguí, Jordi Vitrià, Fernando Azpiroz, Petia Radeva, Sparse Bayesian Feature Selection Applied to Intestinal Motility Analysis. XVI Congreso Argentino de Bioingenieria (SABI 2007),San Juan (ARGENTINA) |09|2007-09-23, Journal of Physics – Conferences Series (JPCS).

Vicent Caselles, Laura Igual, Luis Garrido. A Contrast Invariant Approach to Motion Estimation. Validation and Application to Motion Improvement. European Conference on Mathematics for Industry (ECMI) 2006. Madrid (Spain) 10-14|07|2006.

Vicent Caselles, Luis Garrido, Laura Igual. A Contrast Invariant Approach to Motion Estimation. International Conference on Scale Space (ICSS) 2005. Hofgeismar (Germany) 7-9|04|2005. Lecture notes in computer Science, Springer-Verlag, pp. 242-253, 2005.

Non-Indexed Publications

Sergio Escalera, Josep Moya, Laura Igual, Verónica Violant, M.Teresa Anguera, Análisis Comportamental Automatizado de TDAH: la Influencia de la Variable Motivación. IPSI -Cosmocaixa, Jornadas “Empremtes del present, efectes en la psicoanàlisi, la cultura i la societat”, 2012. Poster.

Antonio Hernández-Vela, Miguel Reyes, Laura Igual, Josep Moya, Verónica Violant, M. Teresa Anguera and Sergio Escalera, ADHD indicators modelling from RGBD data, MICCAT 2011, Barcelona, 2011. Poster.

Roger Gimeno, Joan Carles Solivay, Sergio Escalera, Oscar Vilarroyay, Petia Radeva, and Laura Igual. Automatic ADHD Diagnostic Test based on Segmentation of Head and Body of the Caudate Nucleus, MICCAT 2011, Barcelona, 2011. Poster.

Antonio Hernández, Carlo Gatta, Laura Igual, Sergio Escalera and Petia Radeva, Automatic Angiography Segmentation based on Improved Graph-cut, Jornada TIC Salut Girona, 04/05/2011-05/05/2011, Girona, Spain, 2011. Poster.

Laura Igual, Antonio Hernandez, Sergio Escalera, Miguel Reyes, Josep Moya, Joan Carles Soliva, Jordi Faquet, Oscar Vilarroya, Petia Radeva, Automatic Techniques for Studying Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Jornada TIC Salut Girona, 04/05/2011-05/05/2011, Girona, Spain, 2011. Poster.

Hernández, C. Gatta, P. Radeva, L. Igual, R. Letaz, and S. Escalera, Angiographic vessel segmentation for CT registration, MICCAT, 28/10/2010, Gerona, 2010. pdf, Slides.

Books and Book Chapters:

Igual, L.; Seguí, S.; Vitrià, J.; Radeva, P.; Puertas, E.; Pujol, O.; Escalera,S.; Garrido,L.; Dantí, F. Introduction to Data Science – A Python Approach to Concepts, Techniques and Applications. Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science of Springer, 2017. Link

Qi Xue, Laura Igual , Albert Berenguel, Marité Guerrieri, Luis Garrido. Affine Coordinate-Based Parametrized Active Contours for 2D and 3D Image Segmentation. Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics – Theory and Applications. Volume 550 of the series Communications in Computer and Information Science pp 206-222. Springer 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-25117-2.

Laura Igual, Joan Carles Soliva, Antonio Hernández-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Oscar Vilarroya, Petia Radeva. A Supervised Graph-cut Deformable Model for Brain MRI Segmentation. Deformation models: tracking, animation and applications. Series: Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, Part II, pp. 237-260. Springer Netherlands. 2012. ISBN 978-94-007-5445-4.

Xavier Perez-Sala, Laura Igual, Sergio Escalera, and Cecilio Angulo, Uniform Sampling of Rotations for Discrete and Continuous Learning of 2D Shape Models. Vision Robotics: Technologies for Machine Learning and Vision Applications, Chapter 2, pp. 23-42. GI Global, 2012. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2672-0.

PhD. Thesis:

Image Segmentation and Compression Using the Tree of Shapes of an Image. Motion Estimation. Ph. D Thesis. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, January 2006. (pdf) (slides).