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Application of median-type filtering to image segmentation in electrophoresis
Author(s): Qiaofei Wang; Yrjo A. Neuvo
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Paper Abstract

In order to extract the protein spots in a gel image from the uneven background which has sharp edges, e.g., lines and streaks in some areas, the authors have developed a detection algorithm where the median, FMH or morphological filter is taken as the smoother to estimate the varying background. The performance comparison shows that FMH detectors provide a simple implementation as well as a good compromise between streak removing and spot distortion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1450, Biomedical Image Processing II, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44284
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Qiaofei Wang, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Yrjo A. Neuvo, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1450:
Biomedical Image Processing II
Alan Conrad Bovik; Vyvyan Howard, Editor(s)

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