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Hariton Nicolae Costin

University of Medicine and Pharmacy / Faculty of Medical Bioengineering; Romanian Academy, Institute for Computer Science, IASI, Romania

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Born: 1955

Interests: medical electronics, image processing/analysis, artificial intelligence, telemedicine

Prof. dr. eng. Hariton Costin, BS in Electronics and Telecommunications (1980), Ph.D. in Applied Informatics, MBA diploma, is full professor and chief of the Medical Electronics Department at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy / Faculty of Medical Bioengineering, Iasi, Romania, ( Also, he is senior researcher at the Romanian Academy, Institute of Theoretical Informatics – Iasi Branch, within the Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Lab, (, where he studies image processing and analysis by using Artificial Intelligence methods and data fusion.
Competence areas include: medical electronics, biosignal and image processing and analysis, artificial intelligence (soft-computing, expert systems), hybrid systems, HCI (human-computer interfaces), telemedicine.
Scientific activity can be resumed by about 90 published papers (26 in Romania and 64 abroad), 5 books, 4 book chapters in foreign publishing houses, 3 patents, 2 national awards.
Research activity: 28 research reports, technical manager within Frame Program 5 (E.U.)/INES 2001-32316 project, for a telemedicine application ( ; „Medcare” project); responsible for the first Romanian pilot telemedical centre in Iasi and manager for the National Programme for R&D 2007-2013, director for 5 national granted projects in bioengineering and (biomedical) image processing / analysis, invited postdoc researcher at the University of Science and Technology of Lille (France, 2002, medical imaging), invited talks at international conferences. Prof. Costin is a member of the I.E.E.E./Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS) and of other 8 scientific societies.

Selected publications:
• Hariton Costin, Cristian Rotariu. “Medical image analysis and representation using a fuzzy and rule-based hybrid approach”. International Journal of Computers Communications & Control (IJCCC), 2006 (suplement), pp. 156-162, 2006.


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