Daniel Aalto, PhD, MSc

Asst Prof/Research Scientist, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Communication Sciences & Disorders

Contact

Asst Prof/Research Scientist, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Communication Sciences & Disorders
Email
aalto@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-8938
Address
6-129 Clinical Sciences Building
11304 - 83 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G3

Overview

About

Credentials

PhD - Mathematics - Aalto University, Finland, 2010

Lic. Sc (Tech.) -  Engineering Mathematics - Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2008

MSc (Tech.) -  Engineering Physics and Mathematics - Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2005

Areas of interest

Oral sensorimotor system; computer modelling of head and neck functions including speech, swallowing, chewing, breathing; development of assistive technology to improve the predictability of surgical treatments; experimental validation of computer models of speech, swallowing, and chewing; adoption of advanced simulation techniques to surgical planning workflows.

Memberships

Sound Studies Initiative

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

Head and Neck Research Network

ADT Foundation

Acoustical Society of America


Courses

ECE 644 - Digital Image and Video Processing

Sampling and Quantization. Digital transforms for multimedia signal processing: DFT, DCT, DST, K-L transform, principal component analysis, subband analysis, wavelet and multi-resolution representation. Image processing: histogram processing, image filtering and enhancement, halftone and dithering for binary image processing, color transforms, color image processing. Video processing: basic video models, spatial-temporal processing of video, morphing and wipe detection, video segmentation and content analysis. Applications: medical imaging, satellite imaging, seismology.

Winter Term 2021

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Publications

Including soft tissue movement in the auricular prosthesis design - an iterative case report
Author(s): L McHutchion, D Aalto
Publication Date: 4/23/2020
Publication: The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume: In press
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prosdent.2020.01.045
Detecting skeletal deformity of infants with craniosynostosis - perception of general public
Author(s): E Robertson, P Boulanger, P Kwan, G Louie, D Aalto
Publication Date: 3/25/2020
Volume: 13
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 122-129
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/1943387520911873
Simulated volume loss in the base of tongue in a virtual swallowing model
Author(s): J. Wang, AK Ho, G. Papadopoulos-Nydam, JM Rieger, Y. Inamoto, S. Fels, E. Saitoh, C. Guo, D. Aalto
Publication Date: 3/4/2018
Publication: Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering: imaging & visualization
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 389-395
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/21681163.2017.1382392
Large scale data acquisition of simultaneous MRI and speech
Author(s): D. Aalto, O. Aaltonen, R-P. Happonen, P. Jääsaari, A. Kivelä, J. Kuortti, JM Luukinen, J. Malinen, T. Murtola, R. Parkkola, J. Saunavaara, T. Soukka, and M. Vainio
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Applied Acoustics
Volume: 83
Page Numbers: 64-75
External Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003682X14000528