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Torfinn Taxt

Professor
  • E-mailTorfinn.Taxt@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Jonas Lies vei 91
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Jirík, Radovan; Taxt, Torfinn; Macicek, Ondrej; Bartoš, Michal; Kratochvila, Jiri; Soucek, Karel; Drazanova, Eva; Kratka, Lucie; Hampl, Ales; Starčuk, Zenon. 2019. Blind deconvolution estimation of an arterial input function for small animal DCE-MRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 62: 46-56. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2019.05.024
  • Curry, Fitz-Roy E.; Taxt, Torfinn; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Pavlin, Tina; Bjørnstad, Ronja; Doskeland, Stein Ove; Reed, Rolf K. 2018. Epac1−/− mice have elevated baseline permeability and do not respond to histamine as measured with dynamic contrast‐enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with contrast agents of different molecular weights. Acta Physiologica. :e13199: 1-14. doi: 10.1111/apha.13199
  • Macicek, Ondrej; Jirík, Radovan; Mikulka, Jan; Bartoš, Michal; Sprlakova-Pukova, Andrea; Kerkovsky, Milos; Starčuk, Zenon; Bartusek, Karel; Taxt, Torfinn. 2018. Time-Efficient Perfusion Imaging Using DCE-and DSC-MRI. Measurement Science Review. 18: 262-271. doi: 10.1515/msr-2018-0036
  • Kopperud, Reidun Kristin; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Karlsen, Tine Veronica; Krakstad, Camilla; Kleppe, Rune; Høivik, Erling Andre; Bakke, Marit; Tenstad, Olav; Selheim, Frode; Liden, Åsa; Madsen, Lise; Pavlin, Tina; Taxt, Torfinn; kristiansen, k; Curry, FE; Reed, Rolf K.; Doskeland, Stein Ove. 2017. Increased microvascular permeability in mice lacking Epac1 (Rapgef3). Acta Physiologica. 219: 441-452. doi: 10.1111/apha.12697
  • Obad, Nina; Espedal, Heidi; Jirík, Radovan; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Taxt, Torfinn; Niclou, Simone Pierrette; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Keunen, Olivier. 2017. Lack of functional normalisation of blood vessels following anti-angiogenic therapy in glioblastoma. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 38: 1741-1753. doi: 10.1177/0271678X17714656
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Reed, Rolf K.; Pavlin, Tina; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Andersen, Erling; Jirík, Radovan. 2017. Semi-parametric arterial input functions for quantitative dynamic contrast enhanced resonance imaging in mice. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 46: 10-20. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2017.10.004
  • Eskilsson, Eskil; Røsland, Gro Vatne; Talasila, Krishna Mukharji; Knappskog, Stian; Keunen, Olivier; Sottoriva, Andrea; Foerster, Sarah; Solecki, Gergely; Taxt, Torfinn; Jirík, Radovan; Fritah, Sabrina; Harter, Patrick N.; Välk, Kristjan; Hossain, Jubayer; Vareecal Joseph, Justin; Zehtab Jahedi, Roza; Sdik Saed, Halala; Piccirillo, Sara G.; Spiteri, Inma; Euskirchen, Philipp; Leiss, Lina Wik; Graziana, Grazi; Daubon, Thomas; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Enger, Per Øyvind; Winkler, Frank; Ritter, Christoph A.; Niclou, Simone Pierrette; Watts, Colin; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Miletic, Hrvoje. 2016. EGFRvIII mutations can emerge as late and heterogenous events in glioblastoma development and promote angiogenesis through Src activation. Neuro-Oncology. 18: 1644-1655. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/now113
  • Kratochvila, Jiří; Jiřík, Radovan; Bartoš, Michal; Standara, Michal; Starčuk, Zenon; Taxt, Torfinn. 2016. Distributed capillary adiabatic tissue homogeneity model in parametric multi-channel blind AIF estimation using DCE-MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 75: 1355-1365. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25619
  • Mézl, Martin; Jirík, Radovan; Harabis, Vratislav; Kolar, Radim; Standara, Michal; Nylund, Kim; Gilja, Odd Helge; Taxt, Torfinn. 2015. Absolute ultrasound perfusion parameter quantification of a tissue-mimicking phantom using bolus tracking. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 62: 983-987. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2014.006896
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Pavlin, Tina; Reed, Rolf K.; Curry, Fitz-Roy E.; Andersen, Erling; Jiřík, Radovan. 2015. Using single-channel blind deconvolution to choose the most realistic pharmacokinetic model in dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging. Applied Magnetic Resonance. 46: 643-659. doi: 10.1007/s00723-015-0679-y
  • Bartoš, Michal; Jiřík, Radovan; Kratochvila, Jiří; Standara, Michal; Starčuk, Zenon; Taxt, Torfinn. 2014. The precision of DCE-MRI using the tissue homogeneity model with continuous formulation of the perfusion parameters. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 32: 505-513. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2014.02.003
  • Brekke, Cecilie; Løkka, Guro; Heljäsvaara, Ritva; Taxt, Torfinn; Pavlin, Tina; Sormunen, Raija T.; Pihlajaniemi, Taina; Curry, Fitz-Roy E.; Tenstad, Olav; Reed, Rolf K. 2014. Image-based assessment of microvascular function and structure in collagen XV- and XVIII-deficient mice. Journal of Physiology. 592: 325-336. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.263574
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Stefansson, Ingunn; Grüner, Renate; Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Magnussen, Inger Johanne; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Salvesen, Øyvind; Bjørge, Line; Trovik, Jone; Taxt, Torfinn; Akslen, Lars A.; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte. 2014. Increased microvascular proliferation is negatively correlated to tumour blood flow and is associated with unfavourable outcome in endometrial carcinomas. British Journal of Cancer. 110: 107-114. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.694
  • Jirík, Radovan; Soucek, Karel; Mezl, Martin; Bartoš, Michal; Drazanova, Eva; Drafi, Frantisek; Grossova, Lucia; Kratochvila, Jiri; Macicek, Ondrej; Nylund, Kim; Hampl, Ales; Gilja, Odd Helge; Taxt, Torfinn; Starčuk, Zenon. 2014. Blind Deconvolution in Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI and Ultrasound. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference Proceedings. 4276-4279. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944569
  • Keunen, Olivier; Taxt, Torfinn; Grüner, Ragna Elisabeth; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Tonn, J.-C.; Pavlin, Tina; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Niclou, Simone; Thorsen, Frits Alan. 2014. Multimodal imaging of gliomas in the context of evolving cellular and molecular therapies. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 76: 98-115. doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2014.07.010
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Grüner, Renate; Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Magnussen, Inger Johanne; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Salvesen, Øyvind; Bjørge, Line; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Akslen, Lars A.; Trovik, Jone; Taxt, Torfinn; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte. 2013. Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in endometrial carcinoma identifies patients at increased risk of recurrence. European Radiology. 23: 2916-2925. doi: 10.1007/s00330-013-2901-3
  • Jirík, Radovan; Nylund, Kim; Gilja, Odd Helge; Mezl, Martin; Harabis, Vratislav; Kolar, Radim; Standara, Michael; Taxt, Torfinn. 2013. Ultrasound Perfusion Analysis Combining Bolus-Tracking and Burst-Replenishment. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 60: 310-319. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2013.2567
  • Nylund, Kim; Jirík, Radovan; Mezl, Martin; Leh, Sabine Maria; Hausken, Trygve; Pfeffer, Frank; Ødegaard, Svein; Taxt, Torfinn; Gilja, Odd Helge. 2013. Quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasound comparison between inflammatory and fibrotic lesions in patients with Crohn's Disease. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 39: 1197-1206. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.01.020
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Jirík, Radovan; Brekke, Cecilie; Grüner, Renate; Bartos, Michal; Andersen, Erling; Curry, Fitz-Roy E.; Reed, Rolf K. 2012. Single-channel blind estimation of arterial input function and tissue impulse response in DCE-MRI. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 59: 1012-1021. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2011.2182195
  • Keunen, Olivier; Johansson, Mikael; Oudin, Anaîs; Sanzey, Morgane; Rahim, Siti A. Abdul; Fack, Fred; Thorsen, Frits Alan; Taxt, Torfinn; Bartos, Michael; Jirík, Radovan; Miletic, Hrvoje; Wang, Jian; Stieber, Daniel; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug; Moen, Ingrid; Brekke, Cecilie; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Niclou, Simone P. 2011. Anti-VEGF treatment reduces blood supply and increases tumor cell invasion in glioblastoma. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 3749-3754. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1014480108
  • Keunen, Oliver; Johansson, M; Oudin, A; Sanzey, M; Rahim, SABA; Fack, F; Thorsen, F; Taxt, Torfinn; Wang, Jian; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Niclou, SP. 2010. ANTI-ANGIOGENIC TREATMENT IN A CLINICALLY RELEVANT GLIOBLASTOMA MODEL REDUCES BLOOD FLOW AND INCREASES TUMOR CELL INVASION. Neuro-Oncology. 12: 20-20.
  • Moen, Gunnar; Specht, Karsten; Taxt, Torfinn; Sundal, Endre; Grønning, Marit; Thorsen, Einar; Troland, Kari; Irgens, Ågot; Grüner, Renate. 2010. Cerebral diffusion and perfusion deficits in North Sea divers. Acta Radiologica. 51: 1050-1058. doi: 10.3109/02841851.2010.515245
  • Nordli, Håkon; Taxt, Torfinn; Moen, Gunnar; Grüner, Renate. 2010. Voxel-specific brain arterial input functions from dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI and blind deconvolution in a group of healthy males. Acta Radiologica. 51: 334-343. doi: 10.3109/02841850903536094
  • Brix, Ole; Apablaza, Patricia; Baker, Andrew; Taxt, Torfinn; Grüner, Renate. 2009. Chemical shift based MR imaging and gas chromatography for quantification and localization of fat in Atlantic mackerel. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 376: 68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2009.06.006
  • Kvinnsland, Yngve; Brekke, Njål; Taxt, Torfinn; Grüner, Renate. 2009. Multispectral analysis of multimodal images. Acta Oncologica. 48: 277-284. doi: 10.1080/02841860802290516
  • Jiřík, Radovan; Taxt, Torfinn. 2008. Two-dimensional blind Bayesian deconvolution of medical ultrasound images. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 55: 2140-2153. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.914
  • Grüner, Renate; Taxt, Torfinn. 2007. Cepstral estimation of arterial input functions in brain perfusion imaging. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 26: 773-779. doi: 10.1002/jmri.21115
  • Ræder, Helge; Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvesen; Ersland, Lars; Grüner, Renate; Taxt, Torfinn; Søvik, Oddmund; Molven, Anders; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus. 2007. Pancreatic lipomatosis is a structural marker in nondiabetic children with mutations in carboxyl-Ester lipase. Diabetes. 56: 444-449. doi: 10.2337/db06-0859
  • Grüner, Renate; Bjørnarå, Bård T.; Moen, Gunnar; Taxt, Torfinn. 2006. Magnetic resonance brain perfusion imaging with voxel-specific arterial input functions. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 23: 273-284. doi: 10.1002/jmri.20505
  • Grüner, Renate; Taxt, Torfinn. 2006. Iterative blind deconvolution in magnetic resonance brain perfusion imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 55: 805-815. doi: 10.1002/mrm.20850
  • Jirík, Radovan; Taxt, Torfinn. 2006. High-resolution ultrasonic imaging using fast two-dimensional homomorphic filtering. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 53: 1440-1448. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2006.1665101
  • Jirík, Radovan; Taxt, Torfinn; Jan, Jirí. 2004. Ultrasound Attenuation Imaging. Journal of Electrical Engineering. 55: 180-187.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Jirik, R. 2004. Superresolution of ultrasound images using the first and second harmonic signal. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 51: 163-175.
  • Taxt, Torfinn. 2001. Three-dimensional blind deconvolution of ultrasound images. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 48: 867-871.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Strand, J. 2001. Two-dimensional noise-robust blind deconvolution of ultrasound images. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 48: 861-866.
  • Lundervold, Arvid; Taxt, Torfinn; Ersland, Lars; Fenstad, Anne Marie. 2000. Volume distribution of cerebrospinal fluid using multispectral MR imaging. Medical Image Analysis. 4: 123-136.
  • Strand, Jarle; Taxt, Torfinn. 1999. Performance evaluation of two-dimensional phase unwrapping algorithms. Applied Optics. 38: 4333-4444.
  • Strand, Jarle; Taxt, Torfinn; Jain, Anil K. 1999. Two-dimensional phase unwrapping using a block least-squares method. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 8: 375-386.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Frolova, Galina V. 1999. Noise robust one-dimensional blind deconvolution of medical ultrasound images. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 48: 291-299.
  • Kåresen, Kjetil Fleischer; Taxt, Torfinn. 1998. Multichannel Blind Deconvolution of Seismic Signals. Geophysics. 63: 2093-2107. Published 1998-01-01.
  • Taxt, Torfinn. 1997. Comparison of cepstrum based methods for radial blind deconvolution of ultrasound images. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 44: 666-674, 1417.
  • Trier, O.D.; Taxt, Torfinn; Jain, A.K. 1997. Interpretation of hydrographic maps: binary vs. topographic analysis. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 19: 399-404.
  • Yang, L.; Albregtsen, F.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1997. Fast computation of three-dimensional geometric moments using a discrete Gauss' theorem and a generalization to higher dimensions. Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing. 59: 97-108.
  • Solberg, Anne H. Schistad; Taxt, Torfinn; Jain, Anil K. 1996. A Markov random field model for classification of multisource satellite imagery. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. Published 1996-01-01.
  • Taxt, Torfinn. 1995. Restoration of medical ultrasound images using twodimensional homomorphic deconvolution. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 45: 523-554.
  • Trier, O.D.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1995. Improvement of White and Rohrer's binarization method. Pattern Recognition Letters. 16: 277-254.
  • Trier, O.D.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1995. Evaluation of binarization methods for document images. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 17: 312-315.
  • Hokland, J.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1994. Harmonic imaging: A model for ultrasonic speckle reduction. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 41: 215-224.
  • Solberg, Anne H. Schistad; Jain, Anil K.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1994. Multisource classification of remotely sensed data: fusion of Landsat TM and SAR images. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 32: 768-777. Published 1994-01-01.
  • Solberg, Anne H. Schistad; Taxt, Torfinn. 1994. Classification of multisource satellite imagery based on a Markov random field model. Ukjent. Published 1994-09-26.
  • Strand, J.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1994. Local frequency features for texture classification. Pattern Recognition. 27: 1397-1406.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Lundervold, Arvid. 1994. Multispectral Analysis of the Brain Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 13: 470-481.
  • Solberg, Anne H. Schistad; Jain, Anil K.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1993. Fusion of multitemporal satellite images and GIS data for land-use classification. Ukjent. Published 1993-05-25.
  • Solberg, Anne H. Schistad; Taxt, Torfinn. 1993. Datafusjon i klassifikasjon av satellittbilder. Ukjent. 5. Published 1993-02-19.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Høgåsen, Gutorm Thomas. 1992. Rapport fra teknologiprogrammet i bildebehandling og mønstergjenkjenning (1991). Piksel'n : Organ for NOBIM (Norsk forening for bildebehandling og mønstergjenkjenning). Published 1992-03-01.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Lundervold, Arvid; Fuglaas, B.; Lien, H.; Abeler, V. 1992. Multispectral Analysis of Uterine Corpus Tumors in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Mag Res Med. 23: 55-76.
  • Weisteen, Katrine; Taxt, Torfinn. 1992. Font segmentation of non-rotated, printed sympols in the vector representation. Ukjent. Published 1992-08-30.
  • Eikvil, Line; Taxt, Torfinn. 1991. Simultaneous recognition of class and rotation angle of raster symbols. Ukjent. 1: 461-468. Published 1991-08-13.
  • Eikvil, Line; Taxt, Torfinn; Moen, Knut. 1991. A fast adaptive method for binarization of document images. Ukjent. Published 1991-09-30.
  • Eikvil, Line; Taxt, Torfinn; Moen, Knut. 1991. An adaptive method for binarization of grey level images. Ukjent. Published 1991-06-17.
  • Schistad, Anne H.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1991. Speckle reduction in ultrasound images using temporal or spatial context. Ukjent. Published 1991-11-02.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Bølviken, Erik. 1991. Relaxation using models from quantum mechanics. Pattern Recognition. 24: 695-709. Published 1991-01-01.
  • Schistad, Anne H.; Taxt, Torfinn; Lundervold, Arvid. 1990. Noise reduction of cardiac ultrasound images using a quantum field model. Ukjent. Published 1990-01-01.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Hjort, Nils Lid; Eikvil, Line. 1990. Recognition of handwritten symbols. Ukjent. 23: 1155-1166. Published 1990-01-01.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Eikvil, Line; Hjort, Nils Lid. 1989. Statistical classification using mixures of multinormal densities. Ukjent. Published 1989-10-23.
Reports and theses
  • Taxt, Torfinn. 1994. Radial homomorphic deconvolution of B-mode medical ultrasound images. Proc of the 12th Int Conf on Pattern Recognition, Jerusalem. III. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 149 pages.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Lundervold, Arvid. 1994. Multispectral analysis of the brain in magnetic resonance imaging. Proc IEEE Workshop on biomedical image analysis, Seattle. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 33 pages.
  • Taxt, Torfinn; Weisteen, K. 1994. Classification of Handwritten Vector Symbols using Elliptic Fourier Descriptors. Proc of the 12th Int Conf on Pattern Recognition, Jerusalem. II. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 123 pages.
  • Eikvil, Line; Olafsdottir, Jorunn B.; Taxt, Torfinn. 1989. Automatisk avlesing av bilskilt : et forprosjekt utført for NTNF. 832. 29 pages.
  • Helgeland, Jon; Moen, Knut Hektoen; Storvik, Geir; Taxt, Torfinn. 1989. Contextual lithofacies and permeability prediction - (CLAPP System). User manual. NR-notat. SAND/13/89. Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo.
  • Holbæk-Hanssen, Erik; Solberg, Rune; Taxt, Torfinn. 1989. Utvalgte emner i bildeanalyse.
  • Holbæk-Hanssen, Erik; Solberg, Rune; Taxt, Torfinn. 1988. Utvalgte emner i bildeanalyse.
  • Clemetsen, Rolf; Holden, Lars; Omre, Henning; Solberg, Rune; Taxt, Torfinn. 1987. SISABOSA, User's guide and technical documentation. NR-notat. SAND/12/87. Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo.
  • Mohn, Erik; Berteig, Vidar; Bølviken, Erik; Helgeland, Jon; Hjort, Nils Lid; Homleid, Mariken; Taxt, Torfinn. 1987. Prediksjon av lithofacies og permeabilitet basert på brønnlogging.
  • Holden, Lars; Omre, Henning; Solberg, Rune; Taxt, Torfinn. 1986. Technical documentation of the SISABOSA-system. NR-notat. SAND/12/86. Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo.
  • Holden, Lars; Omre, Henning; Solberg, Rune; Taxt, Torfinn. 1986. The SISABOSA project - Summary of activities and experiences. NR-notat. SAND/11/86. Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo.
Book sections
  • Taxt, Torfinn. 1994. Dannelse, Prosessering og Analyse av Medisinske Bilder. In:
    • Solheim, B.G.; Lie, A. 1994. Informasjonsteknologi i helsesektoren. Universitetsforlaget.
  • Taxt, Torfinn. 1992. Maximum entropy restoration of multispectral images using a deterministic quantum field model. 376-380. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1992. Proc 11th ICPR.

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