Ayres Fan
35-439
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

I am a doctoral student in the Department of EECS and the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS).

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Beating heart MPEG

List of Publications:
  1. Tsai, A., A. Yezzi, W. M. Wells III, C. Tempany, D. Tucker, A. Fan, W. E. L. Grimson, A. S. Willsky, "Model-Based Curve Evolution Technique for Image Segmentation."  Proceedings of CVPR '01.
  2. Fan, A., J. Johnson, D. Malioutov, "Nonlinear Optimization of Exponential Family Graphical Models." 6.252 Nonlinear Optimization Term Project.
  3. Tsai, A., A. Yezzi, W. M. Wells III, C. Tempany, D. Tucker, A. Fan, W. E. L. Grimson, A. S. Willsky, "A Shape-Based Approach to the Segmentation of Medical Imagery Using Level Sets."  IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 22: 2, pp 137-154, Feb. 2003.
  4. Fan, A.   A Variational Approach to MR Bias Correction. M.S. Thesis, Jan 2003.
  5. Fan, A., W. M. Wells III, J. W. Fisher III, M. Cetin, S. Haker, R. Mulkern, C. Tempany, A. S. Willsky, " A Unified Variational Approach to Denoising and Bias Correction in MR." Proceedings of IPMI 2003, Springer LNCS 2732, pp148-159, Jul 2003.
  6. Fan, A. " A Variational Approach to MR Bias Correction." Research Qualifying Exam, Jun 2003.
  7. Sun, W., A. Fan, L. Chen, T. Schouwenaars, M. Albota, E. Freyfogle, J. Grover, "Optimal Rebalancing Strategy for Pension Plans." MIT 15.451 Financial Engineering Proseminar project.
  8. Sun, W., A. Fan, L. Chen, T. Schouwenaars, M. Albota, E. Freyfogle, J. Grover,"Optimal Rebalancing Strategy for Institutional Portfolios." (December 22, 2004). abstract. paper
  9. Sun, W., A. Fan, L. Chen, T. Schouwenaars, M. Albota, "Optimal Rebalancing for Institutional Portfolios." Journal of Portfolio Management, 32: 2, pp33-44, Winter 2006.
  10. Sun, W., A. Fan, L. Chen, T. Schouwenaars, M. Albota, "Using Dynamic Programming to Optimally Rebalance Portfolios."  Journal of Trading, Spring 2006.
List of Talks:
  1. Nonlinear Optimization of Exponential Family Graphical Models, 6.252 Project, May 2002. .pdf
  2. Information Fusion for MR Bias Correction, SSG Seminar, September 18, 2002. .pdf
  3. Information Fusion for MR Bias Correction, LIDS Open House, May 24, 2003. .ppt .pdf
  4. A Variational Approach to MR Bias Correction. Research Qualifying Exam, Jun 2003. .pdf .ppt Associated .avi file.
  5. A Variational Approach to MR Bias Correction. Brigham and Women's Hospital Prostate Seminar, July 17, 2003. .ppt .pdf Associated .avi file.
  6. A Unified Variational Approach to Denoising and Bias Correction in MR, Information Processing in Medical Imaging 2003, Ambleside, England, July 22, 2003. .pdf
  7. MR Bias Correction and Reflectance and Illumination Separation, SSG Seminar, September 24, 2003. .pdf
  8. A Variational Approach to MR Bias Correction, Brigham and Women's Hospital Prostate Mini-Symposium, November 13,2003. .pdf
  9. Shape Seminar, with M. Cetin, W. Sun, J. Kim, SSG Seminar, November 19, 2003. My slides: .ppt , total presentation .ppt
  10. Shape-based Segmentation, SSG Seminar, October 20, 2004. .pdf
  11. Optimal Rebalancing Strategy for Pension Plans, with W. Sun, L. Chen, T. Schouwenaars, M. Albota, E. Freyfogle, J. Grover, November 18, 2004. .ppt
  12. Segmentation using MCMC Curve Sampling, SSG Seminar, October 12, 2005. .pdf

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