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Surgical therapy has become an important therapeutic alternative for patients with medically intractable epilepsy. Correct and anatomically precise localization of the epileptic focus, preferably with non-invasive methods, is the main goal of the pre-surgical epilepsy diagnosis to decide if resection of brain tissue is possible. For evaluating the(More)
Ultra wideband (UWB) radar has been extensively investigated both theoretically and practically for the identification buried artifacts. Ground probe radar (GPR) concentrates on the identification of lightly buried land mines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and archeological targets. The same technology is proposed in a similar context for the rapid(More)
Mutual coupling is well known as an undesirable effect as it degrades the performance of most array signal processing algorithm. Such undesirable effect becomes significant when the antenna element spacing becomes small, which is the case for compact antenna array. Throughout the years, extensive studies from signal processing and communication society have(More)
Resonance based radar target detection has been applied to Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) applications for the detection and recognition of landmines. Target detection is achieved by searching for certain target dependent Complex Natural Resonances (CNRs), which could be considered as a feature set for identification. In this paper, detection of a hip(More)
Microwave imaging for breast cancer detection has been of significant interest for the last two decades. Recent studies focus on solving the imaging problem using an inverse scattering approach. Efforts have mainly been focused on the development of the inverse scattering algorithms, experimental setup, antenna design and clinical trials. However, the(More)
In this paper the use of different polarization data in microwave image reconstruction is investigated. The present study is based on numerical simulation data of a generic breast phantom, and a time domain FDTD based reconstruction method. In general, reconstruction results are be both application and algorithm dependent. The results show very different(More)
An efficient algorithm for non-rigid image registration is proposed. The proposed method consists of two-stage registration process, which is based on affine transformation in both local and global registration. Numerical examples demonstrated that the proposed method provides more accurate registration results than global registration methods.