Dr. Rafael Wiemker
Senior Scientist at Philips Research
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Rafael Wiemker has received an MS in Astronomy for tomographic reconstruction of binary star systems from the Center of High Angular Resolution Astronomy at Georgia State University Atlanta in 1992. He completed his PhD in 1997 at the university of Hamburg, Germany, on problems of spectral classification of aerial and satellite images. Since 1998 RW is with the Philips Research Lab Hamburg, as a senior scientist working on medical imaging of digital radiography and high resolution computer tomography, mainly on topics of computer aided detection and quantification in thoracic CT.
Publications (41)

Proceedings Article | 16 March 2020 Presentation + Paper
Tobias Klinder, Rafael Wiemker, Heike Carolus, Tom Brosch, Andra-Iza Iuga, Anna Höink, David Maintz, Michael Püsken, Frank Thiele
Proceedings Volume 11314, 113141B (2020) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2549246
KEYWORDS: Lymphatic system, Image segmentation, Network architectures, Cancer, Tissues, Computed tomography, Convolutional neural networks, Tumors, Pathology, 3D image processing

Proceedings Article | 10 March 2020 Presentation + Paper
Rafael Wiemker, Tobias Klinder, Jörg Sabczynski, Amar Dhanantwari, Chansik An, Benjamin Yeh, Judy Yee
Proceedings Volume 11313, 113130I (2020) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2549539
KEYWORDS: Colon, Computed tomography, Virtual colonoscopy, Convolutional neural networks, CT reconstruction, Medicine, Colorectal cancer

Proceedings Article | 3 March 2017 Presentation + Paper
Rafael Wiemker, Sandeep Dalal, Merlijn Sevenster, Amir Tahmasebi, Tobias Klinder, Heber MacMahon, Feng Li
Proceedings Volume 10134, 1013421 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2253905
KEYWORDS: Lung cancer, Computer aided diagnosis and therapy, Computed tomography, Lung, Emphysema, Visualization, Binary data, Databases

Proceedings Article | 24 March 2016 Paper
Martin Bergtholdt, Tobias Klinder, Rafael Wiemker
Proceedings Volume 9785, 978513 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2216747
KEYWORDS: Lung, CAD systems, Lung cancer, Feature extraction, Chest, Algorithm development, Databases, Computed tomography, Computer aided diagnosis and therapy, Computer aided design, Spherical lenses

Proceedings Article | 20 March 2015 Paper
Nicole Schadewaldt, Astrid Franz, Heinrich Schulz, Torbjørn Vik, Lisa Kausch, Jan Modersitzki, Daniel Bystrov, Rafael Wiemker
Proceedings Volume 9413, 941338 (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2082030
KEYWORDS: Tissues, Image registration, Computed tomography, Lung, Image segmentation, Kidney, Image processing, Heart, Liver, Spleen

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Conference Committee Involvement (16)
Computer-Aided Diagnosis
21 February 2022 | San Diego, California, United States
Computer-Aided Diagnosis
15 February 2021 | Online Only, California, United States
Computer-Aided Diagnosis
16 February 2020 | Houston, Texas, United States
Computer-Aided Diagnosis
17 February 2019 | San Diego, California, United States
Computer-Aided Diagnosis
12 February 2018 | Houston, Texas, United States
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