Dr Kao


E-Fong Kao,

Associate Professor

  Academic Degree

    Ph.D., Institute of Computer Science and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan


    Techniques of Diagnostic Radiology

    Special Topics in Medical Image Processing

    Computer Programming

  Research Interests

    Diagnostic Radiology

    Medical Image Processing

    Computer Engineering


    Lab:Computer-aided Diagnosis Laboratory (CS-617)

    TEL: +886-7-312-1101 ext 2358-17

    E-mail:tonykao at

  1. E-Fong Kao*, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Chun-Wei Li, Ming-Chung Chou, Gin-Chung Liu,"Automated detection of endotracheal tubes in paediatric chest radiographs", Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 2014. (In press)
  2. E-Fong Kao*, Gin-Chung Liu, Lo-Yeh Lee, Huei-Yi Tsai, Twei-Shiun Jaw, "Computer-aided detection system for chest radiography: reducing report turnaround times of examinations with abnormalities", Acta Radiologica, 2014. (In press)
  3. E-Fong Kao*, Pi-Chen Lin, Ming-Chung Chou, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, "Automated detection of fovea in fundus images based on vessel-free zone and adaptive Gaussian template", Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 117(2):92-103, 2014.
  4. Jain-Shing Wu, E-Fong Kao, Chung-Nan Lee*, "Discovering hidden connections among diseases, genes and drugs based on microarray expression profiles with negative-term filtering", PLoS One, 9(6):e98826, 2014.
  5. E-Fong Kao*, Wei-Chen Lin, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, Jain-Shing Wu, Chung-Nan Lee, "Automated patient identity recognition by analysis of chest radiograph features", Academic Radiology, 20(8):1024-1031, 2013.
  6. Ming-Chung Chou, Tsyh-Jyi Hsieh*, Ya-Ling Lin, Yuei-Ting Hsieh, Wan-Zhen Li, Jer-Ming Chang, Chi-Hung Ko, E-Fong Kao, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, "Widespread White Matter Alterations in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: a Voxelwise Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study", American Journal of Neuroradiology, 34:1945-1951, 2013.
  7. Ming-Chung Chou*, E-Fong Kao, Susumu Mori, "Effects of b-value and echo time on magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging-derived parameters: a voxel-wise study", Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 33: 45-50, 2013.
  8. E-Fong Kao*, Wei-Chen Lin, Jui-Sheng Hsu, Ming-Chung Chou, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, A computerized method for automated identification of erect posteroanterior and supine anteroposterior chest radiographs, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 56:7737-7753, 2011
  9. E-Fong Kao*, Yu-Ting Kuo, Jui-Sheng Hsu, Ming-Chung Chou, Gin-Chung Liu, Zone-based analysis for automated detection of abnormalities in chest radiographs, Medical Physics, 38:4241-4250, 2011.
  10. 高一峰, 胸部X光影像異常自動檢測之方法, 中華民國, I285343,Aug. 2007.
  11. E-Fong Kao, Chungnan Lee, Jui-Sheng Hsu, Twei-Shiun Jaw, Gin-Chung Liu, Projection profile analysis for automated detection of abnormalities in chest radiographs. Medical Physics 33(1):118-123, 2006.
  12. E-Fong Kao, Chungnan Lee, Jui-Sheng Hsu, Gin-Chung Liu. Projection profile analysis for identifying different views of chest radiographs. Academic Radiology 13(4):518-525, 2006.
  13. Mei-Lin Wu*, E-Fong Kao, I-Hsiu Liu, Bor-Sen Wang, Shoei-Yn Lin-Shiau, Capacitative Ca2+ influx in glial cells is inhibited by glycolytic inhibitors, Glia 21(3): 315-326, 1997.
  14. Ya Hsin Chang, Tsung Chain Chang, E-Fong Kao, Chein Chou*, Detection of Protein A Produced by Staphylococcus aureus with a Fiber-optic-based Biosensor, Biosci. Biotech. Biochem., 60(10):1571-1574, 1996.
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