Burton Ma

Associate Professor

Research Interests
  • Computer-assisted surgery: image processing, image registration, visualization, surgical planning, error analysis, and applications of computer assistance in orthopaedic surgery


Burton joined York University in January 2009 as an Assistant Professor. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at Queen’s University. Burton was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Human Mobility Research Centre at Kingston General Hospital. He completed his Doctoral degree in the School of Computing at Queen’s University in 2005.

Selected Publications
  • Amber L. Simpson, Jessica Burgner, Courtenay L. Glisson, S. Duke Herrell, Burton Ma, Thomas S. Pheiffer, Robert J. Webster III, and Michael I. Miga. Comparison Study of Intraoperative Surface Acquisition Methods for Surgical Navigation. IEEE Transactions
  • John Antoniou, Stephane G. Bergeron, Burton Ma, Raja Chakravertty, John Rudan. The effect of the cam deformity on the insertion of the femoral component in hip resurfacing. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 26(3): 458-66.
  • Burton Ma, Mehdi H. Moghari, Randy E. Ellis, Purang Abolmaesumi. Estimation of optimal fiducial target registration error in the presence of heteroscedastic noise. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 29 (3), 708-723
Burton Ma
Staff Information
Campus Address
Department of Computer Science and Engineering Room 2046 Lassonde Building York University 4700 Keele Street Toronto ON Canada M3J 1P3
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