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Melinda Katona, PhD

Computer Science Specialist

Personal Statement

I have always been interested in image processing in general, and how it applies to the biomedical field in special. The later permits me to apply the knowledge I acquired to solve real-life problems. Joining CTL allowed me to work on tasks that require such creative thinking combined with theoretical knowledge. The company's science-oriented philosophy stimulates me to work enthusiastically.

Education and Work Experience
  • 2020. University of Szeged, Hungary – PhD in Computer Science
  • 2014. University of Szeged, Hungary – MSc Software Information Technology, Image processing specialization
  • 2012. University of Szeged – BSc Business Information Technology
  1. K. Kocsis et al. Two classes of T1 hypointense lesions in multiple sclerosis with different clinical relevance. FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY, 12 (2021)
  2. M. Katona, P. Bodnár, and L. G. Nyúl. Distance transform and template matching based methods for localization of barcodes and QR codes. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 17:161-179, (2020)
  3. M. Katona, A. Kovács, R. Dégi, and L. G. Nyúl. Segmentation of hyperreflective material and pigment epithelial detachment using kernel graph cut. In Progress in Computer Recognition Systems, 98-105 (2020)
  4. M. Katona et al. Automatic segmentation and quantitative analysis of irradiated zebrafish embryos. In Computational Modeling of Objects Presented in Images. Fundamentals, Methods, and Applications, 95-107 (2019)
  5. London, I. Gera, M. Katona, S. Szalma and A. Kanka. A novel psychiatric registry system and its utilization for clinical and pharmaceutical research. In 18th Annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, 11 (2019)
  6. M. Katona et al. Automatic detection and characterization of biomarkers in OCT images. In Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR 2018). 706-714 (2018)
  7. M. Katona, A. Kovács, R. Dégi, and L. G. Nyúl. Automatic detection of subretinal fluid and cyst in retinal images. In Image Analysis and Processing - ICIAP 2017, 606-616 (2017)
  8. M. Katona and R. Farkas. SZTE-NLP: Clinical Text Analysis with Named Entity Recognition. In The 8th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2014), 615-618 (2014)
  9. M. Katona and L. G. Nyúl. Efficient 1D and 2D barcode detection using mathematical morphology. International Symposium on Mathematical Morphology and Its Applications to Signal and Image Processing, 464-475 (2013)
  10. M. Katona and L. G. Nyúl. A novel method for accurate and effcient barcode detection with morphological operations. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Systems (SITIS 2012), 307-314 (2012)