Journal Publications

 

1.       R. C. Hardie, K. Barnard, and R. Ordonez, “Fast super-resolution with affine motion using an adaptive Wiener filter and its application to airborne imaging,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 27, 26208-26231 (2011).

 

2.       R. C. Hardie, D. A. Lemaster, and B. M. Ratliff, “Super-Resolution for Imagery from Integrated Microgrid Polarimeters,” OSA Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 14, pp. 12937-12960, June 2011.

 

3.       T. Messay, R. C. Hardie and S. K. Rogers, “A New Computationally Efficient CAD System for Nodule Detection in CT Imagery,” Medical Image Analysis, 14(3):390-406, June 2010.

 

4.       P. C. Hytla, R. C. Hardie, M. Y. Eismann, and J. Meola, “Anomaly Detection in Hyperspectral Imagery: A Comparison of Methods Using Diurnal and Seasonal Data,” SPIE Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol. 3, 033546 (2009); doi:10.1117/1.3236689, 2009.

 

5.       R. C. Hardie, F. Baxley, B. Brys, P. Hytla, “Scene-based Nonuniformity Correction with Reduced Ghosting Using a Gated LMS Algorithm,” OSA Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 17, pp. 14918-14933, August 2009.

 

6.       R. C. Hardie, S. K. Rogers, T. Wilson, and A. Rogers, “Performance analysis of a new computer aided detection system for identifying lung nodules on chest radiographs,” Medical Image Analysis, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp 240-258, June 2008.  doi:10.1016/j.media.2007.10.004

 

7.       M. T. Eismann, J. Meola, and R. C. Hardie, “Hyperspectral change detection in the presence of diurnal and seasonal variations,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,   vol. 46, pp. 237-249, January 2008.

 

8.       R. C. Hardie, “A Fast Super-Resolution Algorithm Using an Adaptive Wiener Filter,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 16, No. 12, Dec. 2007 pp. 2953-2964.

 

9.       R. C. Hardie, R. R. Schultz, and K. E. Barner, “Super-Resolution Enhancement of Digital Video,” (Editorial) EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 20984, 3 pages, doi:10.1155/2007/20984.

 

10.    R. C. Hardie and D. R. Droege, “A MAP Estimator for Simultaneous Super-Resolution and Detector Nonuniformity Correction,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 89354, 11 pages, doi:10.1155/2007/89354.

 

11.    B. Narayanan, R. C. Hardie, K. E. Barner, and M. Shao, “A computationally efficient super-resolution algorithm for video processing using partition filters,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 17, No. 5, May 2007.

 

12.    Y. Lin, R. C. Hardie, Q. Sheng, M. Shao, and K. E. Barner, “Improved Optimization of Soft Partition Weighted Sum Filters and Their Application to Image Restoration,” OSA Applied Optics, Vol. 45, No. 12, April 2006.

 

13.    M. Shao, K. E. Barner, and R. C. Hardie, “Partition-Based Filters for Image Demosaicking and Super-Resolution Reconstruction,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 44, pp. 107003-1-107003-14, Oct. 2005.

 

14.    Y. Lin, R. C. Hardie, and K. E. Barner, “Subspace partition weighted sum filters for image restoration,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 12 No. 9, September 2005, pp. 613-616.

 

15.    B. Narayanan, R. C. Hardie, and R. A. Muse, “Scene-based nonuniformity correction technique that exploits knowledge of the focal-plane array readout architecture,” OSA Applied Optics, Vol. 44, No. 17, pp. 3482-3491, June 2005.

 

16.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Hyperspectral resolution enhancement using high resolution multispectral imagery with arbitrary response functions,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 43, pp. 455-464, March 2005.

 

17.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Application of the stochastic mixing model to hyperspectral resolution enhancement,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 42 pp. 1924-1933, Sept. 2004.

 

18.    R. C. Hardie, M. T. Eismann, and G. Wilson, “MAP Estimation for Hyperspectral Image Resolution Enhancement Using an Auxiliary Sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 13, No. 9, Sept. 2004.

 

19.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Improved initialization and convergence of a stochastic spectral unmixing algorithm,” Applied Optics, Vol. 43, pp. 6596-6608, April 2004.

 

20.    B. M. Ratliff, M. M. Hayat, and R. C. Hardie, "An algebraic algorithm for nonuniformity correction in focal-plane arrays," The Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 19, pp. 1737-1747, Sept. 2002.

 

21.    J. J. Weinschenk, R. C. Hardie, and S. R. Harris, “Restoration of Broadband Imagery Steered with a Liquid Crystal Optical Phased Array,” Optical Engineering, (41) pp 2613-2619, 2002.

 

22.    T. Widjanarko and R. C. Hardie, “A Post Processing Technique for Extending Depth of Focus in Conventional Optical Microscopy,” Optics and Laser Technology, Vol. 34, 2002, pp. 299-305.  

 

23.    J. A. Fuemmeler, R. C. Hardie, and W. R. Gardner, “Techniques for the Regeneration of Wideband Speech from Narrowband Speech,” EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Special Issue on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing – Part I, Vol. 2001, No. 4, Dec. 2001, pp. 266-274.

 

24.    E. A. Thompson, R. C. Hardie, and K. E. Barner, “Hybrid Order Statistic Filter and its Application to Image Restoration,” Applied Optics, Vol. 40, No. 5, February 10, 2001, pp. 656-661.

 

25.    R. C. Hardie, M. M. Hayat, E. Armstrong and B. Yasuda, “Scene Based Non-uniformity Correction Using Video Sequences and Registration,” Applied Optics, Vol. 39, No. 8, March 2000, pp. 1241-1250.

 

26.    M. S. Alam, J. G. Bognar, R. C. Hardie and B. J. Yasuda, “Infrared Image Registration and High Resolution Reconstruction Using Multiple Translationally Shifted Aliased Video Frames,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 49, 2000, pp. 915-923.

 

27.    F. Baxley and R. C. Hardie, “Application of Multi-frame High Resolution Image Reconstruction to Digital Microscopy,” Applied Optics, Vol. 38, No. 11, April 1999.

 

28.    K. E. Barner, A. M. Sarhan, and R. C. Hardie, “Partition-Based Weighted Sum Filters for Image Restoration,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 8, No. 5, May 1999.

 

29.    T. R. Tuinstra and R. C. Hardie, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction From Digital Video by Exploitation on Non-Global Motion,” Optical Engineering, special issue on sampling in imaging systems, Vol. 38, No. 5, May 1999.

 

30.    R. C. Hardie, M. I. Younus, and J. Blackshire,  “A Robust Phase Unwrapping Algorithm Using a Spatial Binary Tree Image Decomposition,” Applied Optics, Vol. 37, No. 20, July 1998.

 

31.    B. Y. Soon, M. A. Karim, R. C. Hardie and M. S. Alam, “Joint Wavelet Transform Correlation with Separated Target and Reference Planes,” Optics Express, Vol. 2, No. 5 March 2, 1998, pp. 177-183.

 

32.    R. C. Hardie, K. J. Barnard, J. G. Bognar, E. E. Armstrong and E. A. Watson, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction From a Sequence of Rotated and Translated Frames and its Application to an Infrared Imaging System,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 1, Jan. 1998, pp. 247-260.  Winner of the 1998 Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize (selected by Awards Committee as the most noteworthy original paper to appear in Optical Engineering in 1998).

 

33.    R. C. Hardie, M. Vaidyanathan, and P. McManamon, “Spectral Band Selection and Classifier Design for a Multispectral Imaging Laser Radar,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 3, March 1998.

 

34.    R. C. Hardie, K. J. Barnard, and E. E. Armstrong, “Joint MAP Registration and High Resolution Image Estimation Using a Sequence of Undersampled Images,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 6, No. 12, Dec. 1997, pp. 1621-1633.

 

35.    R. C. Hardie and K. E. Barner, “Extended Permutation Filters and Their Application to Edge Enhancement,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 1996, pp. 855-867.

 

36.    R. C. Hardie and C. G. Boncelet, “Gradient-Based Edge Detection Using Nonlinear Edge Enhancing Prefilters,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 4, No. 11, November, 1995, pp. 1572-1577.

 

37.    J. C. Gillette, T. M. Stadtmiller, and R. C. Hardie, “Reduction of Aliasing in Staring Infrared Imagers Utilizing Subpixel Techniques,” Optical Engineering, Vol.34, No. 11, November 1995, pp. 3130-3137.

 

38.    R. J. Broessel, V. Dominic, and R. C. Hardie, “Image Restoration of Dispersion Introduced by a Liquid Crystal Beam Steering Device,” Optical Engineering, Vol.34, No. 11, November 1995, pp. 3138-3145.

 

39.    R. C. Hardie and K. E. Barner, “Rank Conditioned Rank Selection Filters for Signal Restoration,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 3, No. 2, March 1994, pp. 192-206.

 

40.    R. C. Hardie and C. G. Boncelet, “LUM Filters: A Class of Rank Order Based Filters for Smoothing and Sharpening,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 41, No. 3, March 1993, pp. 1061-1076.

 

41.    R. C. Hardie and G. R. Arce, “Ranking in Rp its use in Multivariate Image Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 1991, pp. 197-209.

 

 

Book Chapters

 

1.      R. C. Hardie, Super-Resolution Using Adaptive Wiener Filters, invited chapter in Super-Resolution Imaging Edited by Peyman Milanfar, Series: Digital Imaging and Computer Vision Taylor&Francis/CRC PressISBN: 978-1-4398-1930-2.

 

2.      R. C. Hardie and M. M. Hayat, Digital Image Processing: Introduction, Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering, Marcel Dekker Inc.  Edited by R. Barry Johnson.  Submitted Oct. 2000.

 

3.      R. C. Hardie and K. E. Barner, Nonlinear Filters, an invited chapter for the Encyclopedia of Electrical Engineering, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.  Edited by John G. Webster, Vol. 14, 1999, pp. 570-585.

 

4.      K. E. Barner and R. C. Hardie, Selection Filters for Image Processing, an invited chapter for Nonlinear Image Processing, edited by G. Sicuranza and S. K. Mitra.  Academic Press, San Diego, 2001.  ISBN: 0-12-500451-6.

 

 

Conference Proceedings

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.       D. R. Droege, R. C. Hardie, B. S. Allen, A. J. Dapore, and J. C. Blevins, “A Real-Time Atmospheric Turbulence Mitigation and Super-Resolution Solution for Infrared Imaging Systems,” Proceedings of SPIE Defense Security and Sensing, Baltimore, MD, USA, April 23-27, 2012.

 

2.       R. C. Hardie, D. R. Droege, B. S. Allen, A. J. Dapore, J. C. Blevins, and K. M. Hardin “Real-Time Video Processing for Simultaneous Atmospheric Turbulence Mitigation and Super-Resolution and its Application to Terrestrial and Airborne Infrared Imaging,” Proceedings of MSS Passive Sensors, Pasadena, CA, USA, March, 2012.

 

3.       R. C. Hardie, D. R. Droege, and K. M. Hardin, “Real-Time Atmospheric Turbulence with Moving Objects,” Proceedings of MSS Passive Sensors, Orlando, FL, February, 2011.

 

4.       P. C. Hytla, J. C. French, F. O. Baxley, K. J. Barnard, M. A. Bicknell, R. C. Hardie, E. J. Balster, N. P. Vicen, “Dynamic Range Management and Image Compression Emphasizing Dismount Targets in Midwave Infrared Persistent Surveillance Systems”, Proceedings of MSS, 2010.

 

5.       F. Baxley, K. Barnard, R. Hardie, and M. Bicknell, “Flight Test Results of a Rapid Step-Stare and Microscan Midwave Infrared Sensor Concept for Persistent Surveillance,” Proceedings of MSS, MSS-PSCC-10-031, Vol I, PF06 (2010).

 

6.       R. C. Hardie, D. R. Droege, and K. M. Hardin, “Real-Time Atmospheric Turbulence Correction for Complex Imaging Conditions,” Proceedings of MSS Passive Sensors, Orlando, FL, February, 2010.

 

7.       R. C. Hardie and D. R. Droege, “Atmospheric Turbulence Correction for Infrared Video,” Proceedings of MSS Passive Sensors, Orlando Feb. 2009.

 

8.       J.  Meola, M. T. Eismann, K. J. Barnard, and R. C. Hardie, "Analysis of hyperspectral change detection as affected by vegetation and illumination variations," in Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XIII, S. S. Shen, P. E. Lewis, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 6565, pp. 65651S-1 to 65651S-12 (April 2007).

 

9.       P. Hytla, R. C. Hardie, M. T. Eismann, and J. Meola, "Anomaly detection in hyperspectral imagery: a comparison of methods using seasonal data," in Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XIII, S. S. Shen, P. E. Lewis, Eds., Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 6565, pp. 656506-1 to 656506-11 (April 2007).

 

10.    Y. Lin, R. C. Hardie, and K. E. Barner, “Subspace partition weighted sum filters for image deconvolution,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2005), Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.

 

11.    D. Droege, J. Forsthoefel, R. C. Hardie, “Computationally efficient contrast enhancement algorithm suitable for real-time digital hardware,” Proceedings of SPIE, 5424, Defense and Security Symposium, pp. 177-186, Orlando FL, 2004.

 

12.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Hyperspectral Resolution Enhancement with an Arbitrary Point Spread Function,” SPIE Proceedings, Imaging Spectrometry X, Vol. 5546-11, 2-4 August 2004. 

 

13.    M. N. Gurcan, R. C. Hardie, B. H. Allen, S. K. Rogers, D. E. Dozer, R. V. Burns, and J. W. Hoffmeister, “Automated Nodule Volume Estimation from CT Images: Minimax-based estimation,” PACS 2004, San Antonio, Texas, March 9-14, 2004.

 

14.    U. Sakoglu, R. C. Hardie, M. M. Hayat, B. M. Ratliff and J. S. Tyo, “An algebraic restoration method for estimating fixed pattern noise in infrared imagery from a video sequence,” 49th Annual Meeting of the SPIE: Applications of Digital Image Processing XXVII, Denver, CO, SPIE Proc. vol. 5558, pp. 69-79, August 2-6, 2004.

 

15.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Initialization and Convergence of the Stochastic Mixing Model,” Imaging Spectrometry IX, Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 5159, pp. 307-318, August 2003.

 

16.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Resolution Enhancement of Hyperspectral Imagery Using Coincident Panchromatic Imagery and a Stochastic Mixing Model,” Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Land Remote Sensing, October 2003.

 

17.    M. N. Gurcan, R. C. Hardie, S. K. Rogers, D. E. Dozer, B. H. Allen, R. V. Burns, J. W. Hoffmeister, “Automated Global Matching of Temporal Thoracic Helical CT Studies: Feasibility Study,” Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), June 25-28, 2003 London QEII Conference Centre, United Kingdom.

 

18.    M. T. Eismann and R. C. Hardie, “Initialization and Convergence of the Stochastic Mixing Model,” Proceedings of SPIE’s Annual Meeting, Imaging Spectroscopy XI 5159, Denver Colorado, 2003.

 

19.    R. A. Muse and R. C. Hardie, “A New Non-uniformity Correction Technique Based on Readout Architecture in Focal Plane Arrays,” The 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Invited Session on Image Processing for Infrared Array Sensors: Nonuniformity Correction and Registration, Orlando FL, July 15, 2002.

 

20.    J. Weinschenk, R. C. Hardie, K. Barnard, P. Mcmanamon, “Broadband Image steering Using a Liquid Crystal Device,” Proceedings of SPIE Aerosense, April 2001, Orlando FL.

 

21.    B. M. Ratliff, M. M. Hayat, and R. C. Hardie, “Algebraic scene-based nonuniformity correction in focal-plane arrays,” SPIE AereoSense 2001, in Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XII, SPIE Vol. 4372, pp. 114-124, Orlando, FL, April 2001.

 

22.    J. Fuemmuler and R. C. Hardie, “Techniques for the Regeneration of Wideband Speech from Narrowband Speech,” Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE-EURASIP Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, June 2001, Baltimore MD.  Presented as part of a special session on signal resolution enhancement for invited papers.  Session was chaired by Robert Stevenson (Notre Dame) and Russell Hardie (Dayton).

 

23.    R. C. Hardie and M. M. Hayat, “A Nonlinear Filter Based Approach to Detector Nonuniformity Correction,” Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE-EURASIP Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, June 2001, Baltimore MD.

 

24.    E. E. Armstrong, M. M. Hayat, R. C. Hardie, S. Torres, and B. Yasuda, “Non-uniformity Correction for Improved Registration and High-Resolution Image Reconstruction in IR Imagery,” Proceedings of SPIE’s Annual Meeting, Application of Digital Image Processing XXII, Denver Colorado, July 18-23, 1999.

 

25.    T. R. Tuinstra and R. C. Hardie, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction From Digital Video by Exploitation of Non-Global Motion,” Proceedings of IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), pp. 583-589, Dayton, Ohio, July 13-17, 1998.  Winner of the Best Student Paper Award.

 

26.    M. I. Younus, R. C. Hardie, and J. Blackshire, “A Novel Phase Unwrapping Algorithm and its Application to Phase Stepped Interferometry,” Proceedings of IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), pp. 590-595, Dayton, Ohio, July 13-17, 1998.

 

27.    K. Younis, M. Karim, R. C. Hardie, J. Loomis, S. Rogers and M. DeSimio, “Cluster Merging Based on weighted Mahalanobis Distance with Application in Digital Mammorgraphy,” Proceedings of IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), pp. 525-530, Dayton, Ohio, July 13-17, 1998.  Runner up for the Best Student Paper Award.

 

28.    T. R. Tuinstra and R. C. Hardie, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction of Digital Video with Non-global, In-Scene Rigid Body Motion” Proceedings of SPIE's International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation, and Controls (Aerosense), Orlando FL, April 1998.

 

29.    R. C. Hardie, T. R. Tuinstra, J. Bognar, K. J. Barnard, and E. E. Armstrong, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction From Digital Video with Global and Non-Global Scene Motion,” Proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Santa Barbara, CA, Oct. 1997.

 

30.    R. C. Hardie, S. Cain, K. J. Barnard, J. Bognar, E. E. Armstrong, and E. A. Watson, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction From a Sequence of Rotated and Translated Infrared Images,” Proceedings of SPIE's International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation, and Controls (Aerosense), Orlando FL, April 1997.

 

31.    M. Vaidyanathan, T. Grayson, R. C. Hardie, L. Myers, P. McMannamon, “Multispectral Laser Radar Development and Target Characterization,” Proceedings of SPIE's International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation, and Controls (Aerosense), Orlando FL, April 1997.

 

32.    M. Alam, J. G. Bognar, R. C. Hardie, B. Yasuda, “High Resolution Infrared Image Reconstruction Using Multiple, Randomly Shifted, Low Resolution, Aliased Frames,” Proceedings of SPIE's International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation, and Controls (Aerosense), Orlando FL, April 1997.

 

33.    E. Kaltenbacher and R. C. Hardie, “High Resolution Infrared Image Reconstruction Using Multiple Low Resolution Aliased Frames,” Proceedings of IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), Dayton, Ohio, May 1996.  Winner of the Best Student Paper Award.

 

34.    Kanodia, R. C. Hardie, R. O. Johnson, “Band Selection and Performance Analysis for Multispectral Target Detection Using Truthed Bomem Spectrometer Data,” Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), Dayton, Ohio, May 1996.

 

35.    E. A. Armstrong, J. G. Bognar, R. C. Hardie and B. J. Yasuda, “The Application of Wiener Filters to Microscan Imaging,” Proceedings of the 1996 Meeting of the IRIS Specialty Group on Passive Sensors, Monterey CA, March 1996.

 

36.    S. Cain, R. C. Hardie and E. A. Armstrong, “Restoration of Aliased Video Sequences via a Maximum-Likelihood Approach,” Proceedings of the 1996 Meeting of the IRIS Specialty Group on Passive Sensors, Monterey CA, March 1996.

 

37.    K. E. Barner and R. C. Hardie, “Extended Permutation Filters and Their Application to Image Edge Enhancement,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Washington D. C., October 1995.

 

38.    R. C. Hardie and K. E. Barner, “Extended Permutation Filters and Their Application to Edge Enhancement,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Detroit MI, May 1995.

 

39.    M. Sarhan, R .C. Hardie, and K. E. Barner, “Partition Based Adaptive Estimation of Single Response Evoked Potentials,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Detroit MI, May 1995.

 

40.    M. Sarhan and R. C. Hardie, “Partition-Based Filters,” Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), Dayton, Ohio, May 1995.  Winner of the Best Student Paper Award.

 

41.    J. Gillette, T. Stadtmiller and R. C. Hardie, “Advanced Microscanning for Reduction of Aliasing in Staring Array FLIR Imaging Systems,” Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), Dayton, Ohio, May 1995.  Winner of the George Rappaport Best Paper Award, 1st runner up.

 

42.    K. E. Barner, R. C. Hardie, and G. R. Arce, “On the Permutation and Quantization Partitioning of RN and the Filtering Problem,” Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, March 1994.

 

43.    R. C. Hardie, A. M. Sarhan and K. E. Barner, “Selection Filters for Signal Restoration,” Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace Electronics Conference (NAECON), Dayton, Ohio, May 1994.

 

44.    R. C. Hardie and K. E. Barner, “Rank Conditioned Rank Selection Filters for Signal Restoration,” Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1993.

 

45.    R. C. Hardie, D. M. Moss and C. J. Peterson, “Linear Spectral Filtering for Feature Enhancement in AVIRIS Data from the Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Flight-line in Northern Maine,” Proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Optical Engineering and Photonics in Aerospace and Remote Sensing, Orlando, Florida, April 1993.

 

46.    R. C. Hardie,  “Applications of Nonlinear Sharpeners to Edge Detection,” Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, March 1992.

 

47.    C. G. Boncelet and R. C. Hardie, “The Application of Nonlinear Filters to Edge Detection,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Nonlinear Image Processing II, San Jose, California, Feb. 1992.

 

48.    R. C. Hardie and C. G. Boncelet, “A New Class of Order Statistic Based Filters for Smoothing and Sharpening,” Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1991.

 

49.    C. G. Boncelet, R. C. Hardie, R. Hakami and G. R. Arce, “LUM Filters for Smoothing and Sharpening,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Nonlinear Image Processing II, San Jose, California, Feb. 1991.

 

50.    R. C. Hardie and G. R. Arce, “Ranking in Rp and its use in Multivariate Image Estimation,” Proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, Santa Clara, California, March 1989.

 

 

Conference Abstracts, Presentations and Exhibits

 

1.       D. R. Droege, R. C. Hardie, and K. M. Hardin “Atmospheric Turbulence Correction: Reducing Theory to Practice,” NVESD Turbulence Mitigation Workshop, Fort Belvoir, VA, USA, August 11, 2010.

 

2.       M. N. Gurcan, K. Younis, D. Wormanns, R. C. Hardie, J. W. Hoffmeister, S. K. Rogers, “Contrast Enhancement Analysis for the Classification of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules in Computed Tomograohy: Automated Assessment,” submitted to RSNA2004 – 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiology Society of North America, Nov. 28 – Dec. 3, 2004, Chicago, IL (presentation and abstract).

 

3.       R. D. Ernst, R. C. Hardie, M. N. Gurcan, A. Oto, S. K. Rogers, J. W. Hoffmeister, “CAD Performance Analysis for Pulmonary Nodule Detection: Comparison of Thick- and Thin-Slice Helical CT Scans,” submitted to RSNA2004 – 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiology Society of North America, Nov. 28 – Dec. 3, 2004, Chicago, IL (presentation and abstract).

 

4.       B. Narayanan, R. C. Hardie, and R. A. Muse, “A New Detector Nonuniformity Correction Technique Using Nonlinear Filtering and its Application to an Infrared Imaging System,” SPIE conference in Cleveland, OH, June 2004 (abstract and presentation).

 

5.       M. Koroglu, R. D. Ernst, A. Oto, R. C. Hardie, M. N. Gurcan , B. H. Allen “Computer Aided Detection for Pulmonary Nodules,” ARRS, May 2-7 2004, Miami Beach FL (scientific exhibit).

 

6.       R. D. Ernst, R. C. Hardie, M. N. Gurcan, A. Oto, E. M. Walser, B. H. Allen, et al “CAD Performance Analysis for Pulmonary Nodule Detection in Standard-Dose Thick-Slice Helical CT Images,” Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, 2003, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL (presentation and abstract).

 

7.       M. N. Gurcan, D. Wormanns, R. C. Hardie, B. H. Allen, S. K. Rogers, J. Hoffmeister, “Accurate Nodule Volume Estimation from Helical CT Images: Effect of Reconstruction Filter, Slice Thickness, and Volume Estimation Method,” Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, 2003, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL (presentation and abstract).

 

8.       M. N. Gurcan, R. C. Hardie, B. H. Allen, S. K. Rogers, D. E. Dozer, R. V. Burns, J. W. Hoffmeister, “Accurate Nodule Volume Estimation from Helical CT Images: Comparison of Slice-Based and Volume-Based Methods,” Radiology Society of North America (RSNA), Dec. 2-6, 2002, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL (poster and abstract).

 

 

Technical Reports 

 

1.       R. C. Hardie, P. C. Hytla, and D. P. Rafferty, “Super-Resolution for the Open Skies RCD105 Bayer Color Camera,” UDRI white paper for Open Skies Image Enhancement Study, Feb. 25, 2011.

 

2.       R. C. Hardie, P. C. Hytla, and D. P. Rafferty, “Super-Resolution for the Open Skies DMC Framing Camera,” UDRI white paper for Open Skies Image Enhancement Study, May 10, 2011.

 

3.       R. C. Hardie, “Adaptive Quadratic Classifiers for Multispectral Target Detection,” U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Program 1994 Final Report, Vol. 5A, pp. 27-1 to 27-20.

 

4.       R. C. Hardie and T. Absi, “High Resolution Image Reconstruction From a Sequence of Rotated and Translated Frames,” WL-TR-96-1143, Wright Labs, Sept. 1996.

 

 

Patents

 

1.       Patent No.: US 7,486,812 B2, Feb. 3, 2009.  Shape Estimation and Temporal Registration of Lesions and Nodules.  Metin N. Gurcan, Russell C. Hardie, Steven K. Rogers.  iCAD, Inc. Beavercreek, OH.