Browse by Subject "magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)"

  • Xu, Jianfeng (2011-05-25)
    The latent class model (LCM) is a statistical method that introduces a set of latent categorical variables. The main advantage of LCM is that conditional on latent variables, the manifest variables are mutually independent ...

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  • Chen, Danchin D. (2011-01-14)
    This thesis project developed a magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (MRI/MRS) protocol to quickly and non-invasively assess the fat composition of the thigh in three groups of older women varying in adiposity and ...

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  • Erturk, Onur (2011-05-25)
    We propose a cost-effective algorithm for the dynamic image reconstruction problem in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The proposed imaging method, the ensemble Kalman filter, is a Monte Carlo approximation to the Kalman ...

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  • Chaddock, Laura (2013-02-03)
    This dissertation investigates the influence of physical activity on the cognitive and brain health of children. It is motivated by experimental studies in rodents and older adults that demonstrate a positive influence ...

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  • Ouyang, Cheng (2012-02-06)
    Microvasculature consists of arterioles, capillaries and venules, in which the blood flow velocity is slow (≤ 2 cm/s). The hemodynamic signals, blood oxygenation-level dependent response, cerebral blood flow, cerebral blood ...

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