Terry S. Yoo, Ph.D.
Computer Scientist
Office of High Performance Computing and Communications
National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health
Contact Information: Building 38A, Room B1N30
8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894
(301) 435-3268 / (301) 402-4080 (FAX)

Email: yoo@nlm.nih.gov

A.B. Biology, Harvard, 1985.
M.S. Computer Science, UNC-Chapel Hill. , 1990.
Ph.D. Computer Science, UNC-Chapel Hill. , 1996.

Personal Project: The Visible Parent

Click here for a photogallery of my family, Penny, Ross, and Duncan

Research Interests
3D medical image processing and data visualization. Multiscale image analysis. Computer vision. Computer graphics. Computational geometry. Parallel and distributed algorithms for image acquisition, processing and information display.


Computer Assisted Surgical Planning and Simulation for Interventional MR Therapy

Cofounder of the Simulation and Visualization Lab

SIGGRAPH 98 Course: "3D Visualization in Medicine" (Course Organizer)

Selected Publications (Full CV)

Terry S. Yoo (1999). Multiscale Statistical Image Invariants. Submitted to the 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision.

Terry S. Yoo (1996). Image Geometry Through Multiscale Statistics. Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Computer Science. [Also available as UNC Technical Report TR97-039]

Terry S. Yoo and David T. Chen. 1994. Interactive 3D Medical Visualization: A Parallel Approach to Surface Rendering. In Computer Applications to Assist Radiology, (Proceedings of S/CAR '94, Symposium for Computer Assisted Radiology). John M. Boehme, Alan H. Rowberg, and Neil T. Wolfman, eds. 100-105. Carlsbad, CA: Symposia Foundation. [Also available as UNC Technical Report TR94-059]

Terry S. Yoo (1994). Statistics and Scale in Variable Conductance Diffusion. In Proceedings of Computer Vision in Medicine (AAAI Spring Symposium Series, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. AAAI Technical Report SS-94-05. 186-190. [Also available as UNC Technical Report TR94-058]

Terry S. Yoo and James M. Coggins. 1993. Using Statistical Pattern Recognition Techniques to Control Variable Conductance Diffusion. In Information Processing in Medical Imaging (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 687), Harrison H. Barrett and Arthur F. Gmitro, eds. 495-471. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. [Also available as UNC Technical Report TR94-047]

T. Marc Olano and Terry S. Yoo. 1993. Precision Normals: Beyond Phong. Technical Report TR93-027, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 1-4.

Terry S. Yoo and T. Marc Olano. 1993. Instant Hole: Windows onto Reality. Technical Report TR93-021, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 1-13.

Terry S. Yoo, Ulrich Neumann, Henry Fuchs, Stephen M. Pizer, Tim Cullip, John Rhoades, and Ross Whitaker. July 1992. Direct Visualization of Volume Data. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 12(4):63-71.

Helen E. Harrison, Stephen P. Schaefer, and Terry S. Yoo. 1988. Rtools: Tools for Software Management in a Distributed Computing Environment. In Proceedings of USENIX '88 . 85-94. Berkeley, CA: Usenix Association.