Jerry F. Magnan

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In the assessment of nodules in CT scans of the lungs, a number of image-derived features are diagnostically relevant. Currently, many of these features are defined only qualitatively, so they are difficult to quantify from first principles. Nevertheless, these features (through their qualitative definitions and interpretations thereof) are often quantified(More)
The Office of Graduate Studies has verified and approved the above named committee members. ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First, i would like to thank my advisor Dr.Bing W Kwan for his continuous support in the Ph.D. program. Dr.Kwan was always there to listen and to give advice. He taught me how to ask questions and express my ideas. He showed me different ways to(More)
The Office of Graduate Studies has verified and approved the above named committee members. ii To my parents. iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My Ph.D. Program has turned out to be a long and challenging, but rewarding, journey. I would not have made it this far without the help of many people. My advisor Dr. Daniel G. Schwartz has taught me to be a hardworking and(More)
The Office of Graduate Studies has verified and approved the above named committee members. ii This work is dedicated to my loving wife who encouraged me to pursue a graduate education. It is also dedicated to Dr. Oliver Steinbock for his years of investment in me. iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to acknowledge with a great deal of gratitude all of the people(More)
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