Centre de Morphologie Mathématique

Jesús Angulo Lopez - Research & Projects

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Last modification: January 1st, 2010

Research Subjects

  • Mathematical morphology general topics

    • Colour images and mathematical morphology

      • Quantitative polar representations and modelling of colour images

      • Morphological segmentation of colour images

      • Colour image filtering using morphological operators: simplification, enhancement, denoising, etc.

      • Morphological-based colour-texture descriptors

    • Mathematical morphology in log-polar coordinates

    • Distance functions, minimal paths, jumps and other tools for segmentation and feature extraction

    • Morphological spectral analysis (granulometries) for structure characterisation, classification and retrieval

    • Temporal segmentation of video data in order to partition the sequence into shots using morphological tools

  • Application to bioimaging and visiomic

    • DNA microarray image analysis

    • Exploring new applications of mathematical morphology for reading biological arrays: analysis of protein microarrays, analysis of cell arrays, analysis of tissue arrays

    • Cell description and classification in haematological cytology (lymphocytes and erythrocytes)

    • Quantification of angiogenesis (endothelial cell organization in vitro)

    • Quantification of calcification in the mouse aorta

  • Other topics

    • Semantic content indexing, image retrieval

    • Automation in microscopy and laboratory routines

    • Telemedicine, telepathology, telehaematology


  • Project INDIGO - European STREP in the FP6 (Aug 05/Jul 08): Integrated Highly Sensitivity Fluorescence-based Biosensor for Diagnostic Applications.

  • Project GEMBIO - French Grant CGM (Jan 04/Dec 04): Mathematical methods for the analysis of biochip data: towards medical and therapeutic diagnosis and prognostic. \ Supported by the Strategic Orientation Committee for the Ecoles des Mines, part of the Conseil General des Mines (CGM).

  • Project MATCHCELL2 - French Grant BIO CRITT (Jan 04/Sept 04): Automation for the characterisation of red blood cells for colour images of peripheral blood smears.

  • Project MATCHCELL - French Grant BIO CRITT (Jan 01/Sept 01): Development of image processing tools for computer aided diagnosis in haematological cytology (lymphocyte characterisation).

Other Scientific Collaborations

  • INSERM U507, Hôpital Necker - Paris (2003): Morphological quantification of aortic calcification from low magnification images.

  • INSERM U428, l'Université Paris V (2002): Application of mathematical morphology to the quantification of in vitro endothelial cell organization into tubular-like structures.