Alexandra La Cruz

MS Dr. techn.
Former Member
lacruz [at] cg.tuwien.ac.at
+43-1-58801-18643

Function

  • Research Assistant

Research Work

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since April 2002 Research Assistant, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2.000 Biomedical Engineering at Simón Bolívar University in Venezuela
  • Master Thesis: 2D and 3D modelling of properties of coronary arteries, in order to reduce the solution spaces from the 3D reconstruction process of the coronary arteries from biplane images.
  • 1.995 Computer Engineer at Simón Bolívar University in Venezuela
  • undergraduate thesis: Desing of a tool for angiographic image analysis and developed a 3D reconstruction method of coronary arteries from two biplane angiographic images, using the epipolar geometry as base.

Others

  • As first Author:
    • 1.998 Angiographic image analysis and study tool ANIA: first application La Cruz, A.; Windyga, P.; Bevilacqua, G.; Mora, F.; Passariello, G.; Devices, Circuits and Systems, 1998. Proceedings of the 1998 Second IEEE International Caracas Conference on , 2-4 March 1998 Pages:282 - 284
    • 1.997. Analytic description of the estimated ventricular surface from coronary arteries La Cruz, A.; Windyga, P.; Bevilacqua, G.; Garreau, M.; Coatrieux, J.L.; Engineering in Medicine and Biology society, 1997. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE ,Volume: 2 , 30 Oct.-2 Nov. 1997 Pages:845 - 847 vol.2
    • 1.995. ANIA: a tool for angiographic image analysis and study La Cruz, A.; Morinelli, G.; Windyga, P.; Bevilacqua, G.; Silva, J.; Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1995. IEEE 17th Annual Conference ,Volume: 1 , 20-23 Sept. 1995 Pages:381 - 382 vol.1
  • As Co-worker:
    • 2000. Bayesian hierarchical model with wavelet transform coefficients of the ECG in obstructive sleep apnea screening Ng, F.; Garcia, I.; Gomis, P.; La Cruz, A.; Passariello, G.; Mora, F.; Computers in Cardiology 2000 , 24-27 Sept. 2000 Pages:275 - 278
  • Hobbies

    • eating chocolate

Publications

15 Publications found:
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2006
Alexandra La Cruz
3D Modelling and Reconstruction of Peripheral Vascular Structure
Supervisor: Meister Eduard Gröller
Duration: May 2002 - Mar 2006
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PhD-Thesis
2004
Matús Straka, Michal Cervenanský, Alexandra La Cruz, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
The VesselGlyph: Focus & Context Visualization in CT-Angiography
In IEEE Visualization 2004, pages 392-385. October 2004.
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Conference Paper
Alexandra La Cruz, Matús Straka, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
Non-linear Model Fitting to Parameterize Diseased Blood Vessels
In IEEE Visualization 2004, pages 400-393. October 2004.
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Conference Paper
Alexandra La Cruz
Accuracy Evaluation of Diferent Centerline Approximations of Blood Vessels
In Symposium on Visualization 2004, pages 120-115. May 2004.
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Conference Paper
Alexandra La Cruz, Matús Straka, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
Non-linear Model Fitting to Parameterize Diseased Blood Vessels
TR-186-2-04-05, April 2004 [paper]
Technical Report
Matús Straka, Michal Cervenanský, Alexandra La Cruz, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
The VesselGlyph: Focus & Context Visualization in CT-Angiography
TR-186-2-04-04, April 2004 [paper]
Technical Report
Alexandra La Cruz, Matús Straka, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
Accuracy of Automated Centerline Approximation Algorithms for Lower Extremity Vessels in CTA Phantom
In European Congres of Radiology. March 2004.
Conference Paper
Matús Straka, Alexandra La Cruz, Leonid Dimitrov, Milos Srámek, Dominik Fleischmann, Meister Eduard Gröller
Bone Segmentation in CT-Angiography Data Using a Probabilistic Atlas
TR-186-2-04-01, January 2004 [paper]
Technical Report
2003
Alexandra La Cruz
Accuracy Evaluation of Different Centerline Approximations of Blood Vessels
TR-186-2-03-12, November 2003 [paper]
Technical Report
Matús Straka, Alexandra La Cruz, Leonid Dimitrov, Milos Srámek, Dominik Fleischmann, Meister Eduard Gröller
Bone Segmentation in CT-Angiography Data Using a Probabilistic Atlas
In Vision, Modeling and Visualization, pages 505-512. November 2003.
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Conference Paper
Alexandra La Cruz
Accuracy Evaluation of Different Centerline Approximations of Blood Vessels
TR-186-2-03-12, November 2003 [paper]
Technical Report
Matús Straka, Alexandra La Cruz, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Dominik Fleischmann, Meister Eduard Gröller
3D Watershed Transform Combined with a Probabilistic Atlas for Medical Image Segmentation
TR-186-2-03-13, November 2003 [paper]
Technical Report
Katja Bühler, Petr Felkel, Alexandra La Cruz
Geometric Methods for Vessel Visualization and Quantification- A Survey
In Geometric Modelling for Scientific Visualization, pages 421-399, 2003
Article in a Book
Matús Straka, Alexandra La Cruz, Arnold Köchl, Milos Srámek, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
3D Watershed Transform Combined with a Probabilistic Atlas for Medical Image Segmentation
In MIT 2003. 2003.
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Conference Paper
Matús Straka, Milos Srámek, Alexandra La Cruz, Arnold Köchl, Meister Eduard Gröller, Dominik Fleischmann
A probabilistic atlas of the lower extremity arterial tree for perpheral CT angiography
In European Congress of Radiology. 2003.
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Conference Paper
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