In a nutshell, my research is to address: how to provide safe and reliable surgical navigation in (Robotic-assisted) Minimally Invasive Procedures using feature detection, tracking, learning and 3D reconstruction from multiple visual cues. Some of my source code can be found from Github.

Journals

M. Ye, E. Johns, B. Walter, A. Meining, G.-Z. Yang. An Image Retrieval Framework for Endoscopic Image Retargeting. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 2017. Invited MICCAI Special Issue. PDF

M. Ye, S. Giannarou, A. Meining, G.-Z. Yang. Online Tracking and Retargeting with Applications to Optical Biopsy in Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Examinations. Medical Image Analysis. 2016. Dataset. PDF

B. Huang, M. Ye, Y. Hu, A. Vandini, S.-L. Lee, G.-Z. Yang. A Multi-Robot Cooperation Framework for Sewing Personalized Stent Grafts. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 2018. PDF

L. Zhang, M. Ye, P. Giataganas, M. Hughes, A. Bradu, A. Podoleanu, G.-Z. Yang. From Macro to Micro: Autonomous Multiscale Image Fusion for Robotic Surgery. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine. 2017. PDF

L. Zhang, M. Ye, P.-L. Chan, G.-Z. Yang. Real-Time Surgical Tool Tracking and Pose Estimation using a Hybrid Cylindrical Marker.International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 2017. IPCAI 2017 Special Issue. PDF. Code

S. Giannarou, M. Ye, G. Gras, K. Leibrandt, H. Marcus, G.-Z. Yang. Vision-based Deformation Recovery for Intraoperative Force Estimation of Tool-Tissue Interaction for Neurosurgery. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 2016. Philips/IPCAI Best Paper Award. PDF

J. Qi, M. Ye, M. Singh, N. Clancy, D. Elson. Narrow Band 3x3 Mueller Polarimetric Endoscopy. Biomedical Optics Express. 2013. PDF

Conferences

M. Ye, L. Zhang, S. Giannarou, G.-Z. Yang. Real-Time 3D Tracking of Articulated Tools for Robotic Surgery. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention―MICCAI 2016. PDF. Code

M. Ye, E. Johns, B. Walter, A. Meining, G.-Z. Yang. Robust Image Descriptors for Real-Time Inter-Examination Retargeting in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention―MICCAI 2016. PDF. Oral.

M. Ye, E. Johns, S. Giannarou, G.-Z. Yang. Online Scene Association for Endoscopic Navigation. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention―MICCAI 2014. PDF

M. Ye, S. Giannarou, N. Patel, J. Teare, G.-Z.Yang. Pathological Site Retargeting under Tissue Deformation using Geometrical Association and Tracking. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention―MICCAI 2013. Oral. Student Travel Award. PDF

L. Zhang, M. Ye, S. Giannarou, P. Pratt, G.-Z. Yang. Motion-Compensated Autonomous Scanning for Tumour Localisation using Intraoperative Ultrasound. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention―MICCAI 2017. PDF

B. Huang, M. Ye, S.-L. Lee, G.-Z. Yang. A Vision-Guided Multi-Robot Cooperation Framework for Learning-by-Demonstration and Task Reproduction. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems―IROS 2017. PDF

L. Zhang, M. Ye, P. Giataganas, M. Hughes, G.-Z. Yang. Autonomous Scanning for Endomicroscopic Mosaicing and 3D Fusion. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation―ICRA 2017. PDF.

G. Gras, K. Leibrandt, P.Wisanuvej, P. Giataganas, C. Seneci, M. Ye, J. Shang, G.-Z. Yang. Implicit Gaze-assisted Adaptive Motion Scaling for Highly Articulated Instrument Manipulation. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation―ICRA 2017.

A. Mouton, M. Ye, F. Lacombe, G.-Z. Yang. Hybrid Retargeting for High-Speed Targeted Optical Biopsies. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention―MICCAI 2015. PDF

Patent

M. Ye, S. Giannarou, G.-Z. Yang. Image processing method and apparatus for tracking a site in a series of images. US Patent 9,934,569.

Short papers

M. Ye, E. Johns, A. Handa, L. Zhang, P.Pratt, G.-Z. Yang, Self-Supervised Siamese Learning on Stereo Image Pairs for Depth Estimation in Robotic Surgery. Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics. 2017. Oral. PDF. Code

L. Zhang, M. Ye, P.-L. Chan, G.-Z. Yang. Autonomous Ultrasound Scanning for Intraoperative Tumour Localisation and Diagnosis. Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2016. Best Oral Presentation Runner-up.

B. Walter, M. Ye, G.-Z. Yang, A. Meining. Gastrointestinales digitales Retargeting und Relokalisation von Mukosastrukturen durch optische Markierung. DGVS 2016. Clinical Abstract.