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Leonard
R
Long
,
MA
Electronics Engineer
Location: 
38A
/
10S1008
Phone Number: (
301
435-3208
Expertise and Research Interests: 

Mr. L. Rodney Long leads a development group in creating applications for image-based biomedical information collection and dissemination. He is currently working in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute to develop a suite of tools for uterine cervix cancer databases.  His research interests are in telecommunications, systems biology, image processing, and scientific/biomedical databases.  He has an M.A. in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland.

Professional Organizations: 

He is a member of  the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) , the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Computer Society.

Honors and Awards: 

Mr. Long has received numerous staff honors. In addition, he has received the NLM Regents Award for Scholarship and Technical Achievement (2002), the NIH Award of Merit (2007), the Federal Computer Week Fed 100 Award (2009), and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Award of Merit (2010).

Publications/Tools by Leonard Long: 
Stanley RJ, Long LR. A Radius of Curvature Approach to Cervical Spine Vertebra Image Analysis Proc. 38th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, 37. 2001 Apr;: 385-90.
Antani S, Long LR, Thoma GR. A Biomedical Information System for Combined Content-Based Retrieval of Spine X-ray Images and Associated Text Information 3rd Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing. 2002 Dec.
Krainak DM, Long LR, Thoma GR. A Method of Content-Based Retrieval for a Spinal X-Ray Image Database Proc. of SPIE Medical Imaging: PACS and Integrated Medical Systems. 2002 Feb;4685.
Long LR, Krainak DM, Thoma GR. Identifying Image Structures for Content-Based Retrieval of Digitized Spine X-Rays Proc. of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing. 2002 Feb; 4684.
Antani S, Long LR, Thoma GR, Stanley RJ. Vertebra Shape Classification using MLP for Content-Based Image Retrieval International Neural Networks Society and IEEE Neural Networks Society. 2003 July 2003;:160-65.
Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. A Prototype Content-Based Image Retrieval System for Spine X-Rays Proc. 16th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. 2003 June;: 156-62.
Xu X, Lee DJ, Antani S, Long LR. Localizing Contour Points for Indexing an X-Ray Image Retrieval System Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. 2003 June;: 169-74.
Lee DJ, Antani S, Long LR. Similarity Measurement Using Polygon Curve Representation and Fourier Descriptors for Shape-Based Vertebral Image Retrieval Proc. of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing. 2003;5032(3): 1283-91.
Long LR, Thoma GR. Landmarking and Feature Localization in Spine X-Rays Journal of Electronic Imaging. 2002 Oct; 10(4):939-56.

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