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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: 
Long LR, Thoma GR. Use of Shape Models to Search Digitized Spine X-Rays IEEE Computer-Based Medical Systems. 2000 June;: 255-60.
Long LR, Thoma GR. Computer-Assisted Retrieval of Biomedical Image Features from Spine X-Rays: Progress and Prospects Proceeding of the 14th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS). 2001 Jul;:46-50.
Long LR, Thoma GR. Indexing of Image Content in Spine X-Rays Proc. of SPIE Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases VIII. 2000 Jan;3972:55-63.
Long LR, Thoma GR. Identification and Classification of Spine Vertebrae by Automated Methods Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing. 2001 Feb;:1478-89.
Long LR, Thoma GR. Feature Indexing in a Database of Digitized X-Rays Proc. of SPIE Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases. 2001 Jan;4315:393-403.
Zamora G, Sari-Sarraf H, Mitra S, Long LR. Estimation of Orientation and Position of Cervical Vertebrae for Segmentation with Active Shape Models Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing. 2001 Feb;4322:378-87.
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.

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