Birgitte Nielsen

  • Head engineer, Dr.Scient.; PhD

Texture analysis, image segmentation and statistical pattern recognition research.


Publications 2018

Kleppe A, Albregtsen F, Vlatkovic L, Pradhan M, Nielsen B, Hveem TS, Askautrud HA, Kristensen GB, Nesbakken A, Trovik J, Wæhre H, Tomlinson I, Shepherd NA, Novelli M, Kerr DJ, Danielsen HE (2018)
Chromatin organisation and cancer prognosis: a pan-cancer study
Lancet Oncol, 19 (3), 356-369
DOI 10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30899-9, PubMed 29402700

Nielsen B, Kleppe A, Hveem TS, Pradhan M, Syvertsen RA, Nesheim JA, Kristensen GB, Trovik J, Kerr DJ, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2018)
Association Between Proportion of Nuclei With High Chromatin Entropy and Prognosis in Gynecological Cancers
J Natl Cancer Inst, 110 (12), 1400-1408
DOI 10.1093/jnci/djy063, PubMed 29684152

Publications 2016

Hveem TS, Kleppe A, Vlatkovic L, Ersvær E, Wæhre H, Nielsen B, Kjær MA, Pradhan M, Syvertsen RA, Nesheim JA, Liestøl K, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2016)
Chromatin changes predict recurrence after radical prostatectomy
Br J Cancer, 114 (11), 1243-50
DOI 10.1038/bjc.2016.96, PubMed 27124335

Hveem TS, Njølstad TS, Nielsen B, Syvertsen RA, Nesheim JA, Kjæreng ML, Kildal W, Pradhan M, Marcickiewicz J, Tingulstad S, Staff AC, Haugland HK, Eraker R, Oddenes K, Rokne JA, Tjugum J, Lode MS, Amant F, Werner HM, Bjørge L, Albregtsen F, Liestøl K, Salvesen HB, Trovik J, Danielsen HE et al. (2016)
Changes in Chromatin Structure in Curettage Specimens Identifies High-Risk Patients in Endometrial Cancer
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 26 (1), 61-67
DOI 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0215, PubMed 27587790

Publications 2014

Nielsen B, Hveem TS, Kildal W, Abeler VM, Kristensen GB, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2014)
Entropy-based adaptive nuclear texture features are independent prognostic markers in a total population of uterine sarcomas
Cytometry A, 87 (4), 315-25
DOI 10.1002/cyto.a.22601, PubMed 25483227

Publications 2012

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2012)
Automatic segmentation of cell nuclei in Feulgen-stained histological sections of prostate cancer and quantitative evaluation of segmentation results
Cytometry A, 81 (7), 588-601
DOI 10.1002/cyto.a.22068, PubMed 22605528

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Kildal W, Abeler VM, Kristensen GB, Danielsen HE (2012)
The prognostic value of adaptive nuclear texture features from patient gray level entropy matrices in early stage ovarian cancer
Anal Cell Pathol (Amst), 35 (4), 305-14
DOI 10.3233/ACP-2012-0065, PubMed 22596183

Publications 2011

Dunn JM, Hveem T, Pretorius M, Oukrif D, Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Lovat LB, Novelli MR, Danielsen HE (2011)
Comparison of nuclear texture analysis and image cytometric DNA analysis for the assessment of dysplasia in Barrett's oesophagus
Br J Cancer, 105 (8), 1218-23
DOI 10.1038/bjc.2011.353, PubMed 21934680

Publications 2008

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2008)
Statistical nuclear texture analysis in cancer research: a review of methods and applications
Crit Rev Oncog, 14 (2-3), 89-164
DOI 10.1615/critrevoncog.v14.i2-3.10, PubMed 19409060

Publications 2006

Nielsen B, Danielsen HE (2006)
Prognostic value of adaptive textural features--the effect of standardizing nuclear first-order gray level statistics and mixing information from nuclei having different area
Cell Oncol, 28 (3), 85-95
DOI 10.1155/2006/370173, PubMed 16823177

Publications 2005

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2005)
Fractal analysis of monolayer cell nuclei from two different prognostic classes of early ovarian cancer
DOI 10.1007/3-7643-7412-8_16

Publications 2004

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2004)
Low dimensional adaptive texture feature vectors from class distance and class difference matrices
IEEE Trans Med Imaging, 23 (1), 73-84
DOI 10.1109/TMI.2003.819923, PubMed 14719689

Publications 2002

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (2002)
Fractal Signature Vectors and Lacunarity Class Distance Matrices to extract new adaptive texture features from cell nuclei

Publications 2001

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Kildal W, Danielsen HE (2001)
Prognostic classification of early ovarian cancer based on very low dimensionality adaptive texture feature vectors from cell nuclei from monolayers and histological sections
Anal Cell Pathol, 23 (2), 75-88
DOI 10.1155/2001/683747, PubMed 11904463

Publications 2000

Albregtsen F, Nielsen B, Danielsen HE (2000)
Adaptive gray level run length features from class distance matrices

Publications 1999

Nielsen B, Albregtsen F, Danielsen HE (1999)
The use of fractal features from the periphery of cell nuclei as a classification tool
Anal Cell Pathol, 19 (1), 21-37
DOI 10.1155/1999/986086, PubMed 10661622

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