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Task Group No. 211 - Classification, Advantages and Limitations of the Auto-Segmentation Approaches for PET (TG211)

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1. Provide a classification of the PET segmentation methods based on their assumptions, algorithmic approach, detail, complexity and goal. Provide information on the advantages, limitations and applicability of each class of methods based on the limitations imposed by their assumptions and on current literature. Consider the different applications of interest such as "dose painting" or simpler functional volume definition for radiotherapy treatment planning, or volume changes in treatment with PET. 2. Draft a list of minimum requirements which PET segmentation methods should satisfy, as well as acceptance and implementation procedures for these methods. 3. Propose a protocol for evaluation of current and future segmentation methods based on a general framework [39], which will be expanded and adapted to PET imaging [40].

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Approved Date(s)10/13/2010
Committee Keywords: Image Segmentation Algorithms, PET, Radiation Therapy, TG211

Assen Kirov
Task Group Chair

2018 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 8 voting members.

up-to-dateShiva K. Das, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateIssam M. El Naqa, PhD

9/20/2011 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateRobert Jeraj, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateAssen S. Kirov, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateWei Lu, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateOsama R. Mawlawi, PhD

9/20/2011 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateCharles R. Schmidtlein, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateDimitris Visvikis, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 10 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateAditya P. Apte

6/26/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member (nonvoting)

up-to-dateElisabetta De Bernardi, PhD

10/19/2010 - 12/31/2018 Member (nonvoting)

up-to-datePaulina E. Galavis, PhD

6/12/2012 - 12/31/2018 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateXavier Geets

8/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael P. MacManus, DM

9/26/2011 - 12/31/2018 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateArden D. Nelson, PhD

10/13/2010 - 12/31/2018 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateAndrei B. Pugachev, PhD

9/26/2011 - 12/31/2018 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateHeiko Schöder

10/21/2010 - 12/31/2018 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateEmiliano Spezi, PhD

5/12/2015 - 12/31/2018 Task Group Vice Chair (nonvoting)

up-to-dateHabib Zaidi, PhD

11/15/2011 - 12/31/2018 Member (nonvoting)
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