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Segmentation of medical images using an active-contour model incorporating region-based image features
Author(s): Colin S. Poon; Michael Braun; Rebecca Fahrig; Athula Ginige; Andrew Dorrell
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Paper Abstract

An improved segmentation algorithm based on the active contour model is developed. A distinguishing element of our algorithm is the incorporation of region-based image features which improves signifcantly the reliability of the algorithm, and allows multi- region segmentation of an image. We use simulated annealing in the energy minimization in order to locate the globally optimal solution and enhance flexibility in the construction of energy functional.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185238
Show Author Affiliations
Colin S. Poon, Univ. of Technology Sydney (Australia)
Michael Braun, Univ. of Technology Sydney (Australia)
Rebecca Fahrig, Univ. of Technology Sydney (Australia)
Athula Ginige, Univ. of Technology Sydney (Australia)
Andrew Dorrell, Univ. of Technology Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2359:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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