LApIS: developing research applied to health care area

Authors

  • Fátima L S Nunes Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades - EACH Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo
  • Helton H Bíscaro Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades - EACH Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo
  • Márcio E Delamaro Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação - ICMC Universidade de São Paulo São Carlos
  • Romero Tori Escola Politécnica - EP Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo
  • Ricardo Nakamura Escola Politécnica - EP Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo

Keywords:

Virtual Reality, medical training, interaction, content-based image retrieval, software testing

Abstract

The Laboratory of Computer Applications for Health Care is a Brazilian lab researching in the virtual reality, Content-based image retrieval, and image processing areas, mainly developing applications to the health care area, although many of the techniques and tools extrapolate this application scope. . In this paper we present a brief history of the laboratory, its mission as well as current projects and collaborations. All the projects developed at LApIS have some relevant aspects for researches in the graphics area, which can become new opportunities for student’s integration and new collaborations.

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Author Biography

Ricardo Nakamura, Escola Politécnica - EP Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo

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Published

2011-11-14

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Technical Communications