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Assessment of similarity indices to quantify segmentation accuracy of scaffold images for tissue engineering
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Paper Abstract

Existing similarity metrics to compare the accuracy of n-Dimensional image segmentation with the corresponding ground truth is restricted to a limited set of volume fractions which, by themselves, lack robustness. This paper introduces a comprehensive list of linear and non-linear similarity measures widely used in such diverse fields as ecology, toxicology and patent trending. These metrics based on the binary "absence/presence" data were computed for assessing the delineation of tissue engineering scaffold images into porous and polymeric space using a wide variety of thresholding techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5747, Medical Imaging 2005: Image Processing, (29 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594654
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Srinivasan Rajagopalan, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (United States)
Richard Robb, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5747:
Medical Imaging 2005: Image Processing
J. Michael Fitzpatrick; Joseph M. Reinhardt, Editor(s)

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