Press and Publications


Radio: NDR (North German Broadcasting) “Digital Medicine – the Doctor is a Robot” (German), Interview with Ron Kikinis, Christian Rieder, and Horst Hahn about auditory display and deep learning in medicine, March 19, 2017

Radio: Radio Bremen Television spot: “Computer scientists improve OR procedures” (German), for the radio magazine “Buten un Binnen”, August 16, 2016

News:  European Robotics Forum 2018 in Tampere, Finland

Feb, 2018: The House of Science, Bremen hosts an exhibition about local scientists and science projects with collaborators around the world. One of the featured exhibits is a demo of our Autonomous Surgical Lamps, developed by Jörn Teuber of the Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality group. The exhibition will be open until the 21st of April (photos).…html

Feb, 2018: Member os IOI participate in the opening of a research laboratory in Bangkok.öffnet.html

Humboldt Research Prizewinner Karol Miller Is Guest of the University of Bremen for One Year (Deutsch)

Guiding Clinicians with Sound: Investigating Auditory Display in the Operating Room. David Black, Joe Plazak. ISCAS CUTTING EDGE Issue 07, September 2017

Journal Articles:

Psychoacoustical Interactive Sonification for Short Range Navigation. Tim Ziemer, Holger Schultheis, David Black, Ron Kikinis. (2018). In Acta Acustica United With Acustica (accepted March 2018)

Auditory Display as Feedback for a Novel Eye-Tracking System for Sterile Operating Room Interaction. David Black, Michael Unger, Nele Fischer, Ron Kikinis, Horst Hahn, Thomas Neumuth, Bernhard Glaser. In International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (accepted October 2017)

Auditory Display for Fluorescence-guided Brain Tumor Surgery. David Black, Horst Hahn, Ron Kikinis, Karin Wårdell, Neda Haj-Hosseini. (2017) In International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (accepted September 2017)

A Survey of Auditory Display in Image-Guided Interventions. David Black, Christian Hansen, Arya Nabavi, Ron Kikinis, Horst Hahn. In International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (March 2017)

Instrument-Mounted Displays for Reducing Cognitive Load During Surgical Navigation. Marc Herrlich, Parnian Tavakol, David Black, Dirk Wenig, Christian Rieder, Rainer Malaka, Ron Kikinis. In International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (February 2017)

Auditory Feedback to Support Image-Guided Medical Needle PlacementDavid Black, Julian Hettig, Maria Luz, Christian Hansen, Ron Kikinis, Horst Hahn. In International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (February 2017)

Conference Papers:

A Psychoacoustic Auditory Display for Navigation. Tim Ziemer, Holger Schultheis. (2018). In International Conference on Auditory Display 2018 (accepted April 2018)
Perceptual Auditory Display for Two-Dimensional Short-Range Navigation. Tim Ziemer, Holger Schultheis. (2018). In Fortschritte der Akustik – DAGA 2018

Auditory Display for Supporting Image-Guided Medical Instrument Navigation in Tunnel-like Scenarios. David Black, Tim Ziemer, Christian Rieder, Horst Hahn, Ron Kikinis. Image-Guided Interventions (IGIC) November 2017, Magdeburg, Germany.

Intelligent Support for Surgeons in the Operating Room Rainer Malaka, Frank Dylla, Christian Freksa, Thomas Barkowsky, Marc Herrlich and Ron Kikinis (2017)

Integration of a Light Weight Robot control with an advanced medical image processing platform for optimizing accuracy in medical interventions
Scheherazade Kraß, S. Tauscher, L. A. Kahrs, J. Tokuda, R. Kikinis, 51. Jahrestagung der BIOMEDIZINISCHEN TECHNIK und Dreiländertagung der MEDIZINISCHEN PHYSIK, Dresden, Germany, Sep. 2017 (Joint Journal of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering in VDE and the Austrian and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering and the German Society of Biomaterials)

A psychoacoustic Reviewof Auditory Displays in the OR. Tim Ziemer, David Black, Holger Schultheis. (2017). In Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer-und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie (CURAC)

Two-Dimensional Psychoacoustic Sonification. Tim Ziemer. (2017). In Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Musikpsychologie: Musik und Bewegung

Auditory Display for Improving Free-hand Gesture Interaction. David Black, Bastian Ganze, Julian Hettig, Christian Hansen. Mensch und Computer 2017, Regensburg, Germany.

Auditory display for ultrasound scan completion. David Black, Jennifer Nitsch, Horst Hahn, Ron Kikinis. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Biomedizinische Technik (Biomedical Engineering), Dresden, September 2017.

Psychoacoustic sonification for tracked medical instrument guidance. Tim Ziemer, David Black. In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 141(4) June 2017

Psychoacoustically motivated sonification for surgeons. Tim Ziemer, David Black. Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, June 2017

Comparison of Auditory Display Methods for Elevation Change in Three-Dimensional Tracked Surgical Tool. David Black, Rocío Lopez-Velasco, Horst Hahn, Javier Pascau, Ron Kikinis. Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, June 2017

Mixed Reality Navigation for Laparoscopic SurgeryBrian Xavier, Franklin King, Ahmed Hosny, David Black, Steve Pieper, Jagadeesan Jayender. In Proc. 9th National Image-Guided Therapy Workshop, March 2017

Towards Uncertainty-Aware Auditory Display for Surgical Navigation. David Black, Bojan Kocev, Hans Meine, Arya Nabavi, Ron Kikinis. Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CURAC) June 2016

A generic module interface in MeVisLab using OpenIGTLink for defining real-time iterative communication workflows among robotic devices.
S. Krass, L. Chen, J. Tokuda, T. Pätz, R. Kikinis. German Society for Computer and Robot Assisted Surgery, Bern, Switzerland, September 2016 (CURAC 2016 Tagungsband)

Tool-mounted Ring Displays for Intraoperative Navigation. Marc Herrlich, Jöran Benker, David Black, Frank Dylla, Rainer Malaka. CURAC September 2015.

Autonomous Surgical Lamps. Jörn Teuber, Rene Weller, Ron Kikinis, Karl-Jürgen Oldhafer, Michael J. Lipp, Gabriel Zachmann. Slides CURAC September 2015.

A Strategy to Improve Information Display in Navigated Surgery. Frank Dylla, David Black, Thomas Barkowsky. CURAC September 2015.